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PUBLIC AGENDA: Golf course, full-day kindergarten, bike bridge

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 23.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to wrap up its review of the Fiscal Year 2017 budget and to hear an update on the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course reconfiguration project. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 23, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss the city's labor negotiations with the Palo Alto Police Managers' Association; the Palo alto Fire Chiefs' Association; the Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto; and the city's management, professional and confidential employees. The council will also hold a public hearing on 2515-2585 El Camino Real, a proposed mixed-use development at the current site of Olive Garden; consider a contract for design services for the U.S. Highway 101 overcrossing; and discuss the latest revisions to the Urban Forest Master Plan. The closed session will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 23. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will vote on new agreements with its teachers and classified employees unions; vote on several budget requests, including a proposal to implement full-day kindergarten; hear a report on the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015; discuss contracts for legal services for 2016-17 and several board policies. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to meet at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Comprehensive Plan update; consider a proposal for a single-story overlay from Faircourt Tracts 3 and 4; and review the proposed tentative map for 567 Maybell Ave., a proposal that includes 16 single-family lots. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to meet at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to review the application from Avenidas to renovate and expand its facility at 450 Bryant St. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

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