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PUBLIC AGENDA: retail ordinance, budget shortfall, dog parks

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 22.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss a claim against the city by Gilles Boccon-Gibod. The council will then consider adopting a net energy metering successor rate; consider a request for a waiver from the interim retail-preservation ordinance for 100 Addison Ave.; discuss the next steps for the retail ordinance; and discuss Scenarios 5 and 6 to be analyzed in the Environmental Impact Report for the Comprehensive Plan update. The closed session meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will discuss budget management following a property-tax shortfall and a preliminary report on youth suicide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among other items; and vote on the board's 2016-17 goals as well as the release of Strong Schools Bond funds for current elementary-school projects. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the board room at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the ITT antenna field site in the Baylands; consider service delivery options for the aquatics program; consider approving a recommendation for new dog parks; and discuss the Parks, Open Space, Trails and Recreation Facilities Master Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 450 Bryant St., a request by Avenidas for an architectural review of the proposed interior renovation of an existing historic building at 450 Bryant St., the demolition of a 2,592-square-foot addition and a new 10,721-square-foot addition. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear a presentation about the Harwood Public Innovators Lab; discuss the College Terrace Library; and plan for its Oct. 3 study session with the City Council. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

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