PUBLIC AGENDA: labor negotiations, school retreat, Avenidas remodel


A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 13.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will hold a retreat to discuss board protocols, priorities and goals. The meeting will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, June 13, at the Sheraton hotel, 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. The board will also meet in closed session on Tuesday, June 14, for a superintendent's evaluation. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss the city's merit-system rules and regulations; and to discuss labor negotiations with Palo Alto Fire Chiefs' Association, the Management, Professional and Confidential Employees; and the Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto. The council will then consider adopting the proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget and utility rate changes; and discuss a funding agreement with the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 13. Regular meeting will follow the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the Disability Rates and Workers' Compensation Audit; and a proposal to revise the approach to the Annual Performance Report. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to hold a preliminary review for 190 Channing Ave., to demolish an auto-service facility and construct a 8,730-square-foot mixed-use building; discuss the revised Architectural Review Approval Findings; consider the appeal of a proposed four-story mixed-use building at 429 University Ave.; and review a proposal by Avenidas for a major renovation of and addition to its facility at 450 Bryant Street. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect its chair and vice chair, hear a presentation from the city auditor about the National Citizen Survey, receive a presentation about T-Lab Report and discuss noise control at Mitchell Park Library. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, in the College Terrace Library, 2300 Wellesley St.

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