PUBLIC AGENDA: animal care services, Avenidas renovation, block grant


A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 5.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a study session to discuss the Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space and Recreation Master Plan. The council also plans to consider the second phase of the downtown Residential Preferential Parking Program; discuss a proposal to partner with Pets in Need for animal care services; and meet in a closed session to discuss potential litigation involving the parking program. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to review a request by Avenidas for interior renovation, partial demolition and addition to its property at 450 Bryant St. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for the Community Development Block Grant; hear a presentation from Abilities United as part of the mental health learning series; and select a commissioner to speak to the council's Policy and Services Committee regarding the Human Services Resources Allocation Process. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.


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