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PUBLIC AGENDA: Post office, class size, public art

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 12.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss the potential purchase of the U.S. Post Office at 380 Hamilton Ave. The council will then consider a proposal for a 60-apartment building at 2755 El Camino Real and consider adopting design guidelines for the Professorville Historic District and revised architectural review findings. The closed session will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers. Read the agenda here.

ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS STUDY SESSION ... The school board will meet at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the board room at the district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. to discuss a selection of new elementary mathematics curriculum. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss evaluations of council-appointed officers. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will discuss the latest enrollment and class size report, budget management, a schematic design for upgrades to Addison Elementary School and vote on a selection of elementary math curricula to pilot this year. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss evaluations of council-appointed officers. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss recent council and school board meetings, housing for teachers and public employees, the middle school athletics program and the planning process for Cubberley Community Center. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 900 North California Avenue, a request by Kohler Associates Architects on behalf of Greg Xiong for three single-family homes to replace three existing homes; consider 252 Ramona St., a request by Carrasco & Associates to demolish an existing single-story residence and construct a two-story building with two residential units; and review 1451-1459 Hamilton Ave. and 1462 Edgewood Drive, a request to demolish two single-story houses and two two-story houses and to build three one-story houses and one two-story house at the site. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review proposed art by Gordon Heither for private development at 3223 Hanover St.; consider approving the selection of artist Susan Zoccola for improvements to the Charleston-Arastradero Corridor; consider approving Pete Beeman as artist for Fire Station 3; and consider a staff recommendation of accession of frescoes into the collection by Victor Arnautoff at 300 Homer St. the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The school board's review policy committee will discuss the following policies: Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials; Placement in Mathematics Courses; Research; and Intellectual Property Policy. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Room A at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

This story was updated to correct the Sept. 13 elementary mathematics meeting. It is a Board of Education study session, not a committee meeting.

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