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PUBLIC AGENDA: utility rates changes; idling cars ordinance

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 11.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss the status of the city's labor negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, Local 521; the Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto; the Palo Alto Police Officers' Association, the Palo Alto Fire Chiefs' Association and Employee Organization; the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1319; and the Palo Alto Police Managers' Association; and to consider potential litigation involving the initiative measure Palo Alto Accountable and Affordable Health Care Initiative. Then, in a regular session, the council plans to approve changes to various utility rates and consider approving the environmental analysis for a new public safety building at 250 Sherman Ave. and a new garage at 350 Sherman Ave. The closed session will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 11. Regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a study session on the ongoing implementation of the Bicycle + Pedestrian Transportation Plan; consider a recommendation reaffirming the city's commitment to a diverse, supportive, inclusive and protective community; and consider an ordinance to prohibit idling of vehicles. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, in the El Palo Alto Room in the Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road. View the full agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hold a study session on regional traffic impacts to the Willows and Crescent Park neighborhoods; and on the city initiatives relating to traffic safety, operations and systems monitoring projects. The commission will also consider approving a tentative map to merge two lots at 2515-2585 El Camino Real and to subdivide the 39,953-square-foot lot into 13 residential condominiums and up to 13 retail commercial units. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to hold a study session on 874 Boyce Ave., a proposal to subdivide the property into two parcels and add a one-story dwelling at the rear parcel. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE... The Board of Education's policy review committee will discuss policies on suicide prevention, nutrition, work permits, access to district records, employee use of technology and board members' electronic communications. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave., Room A. View the full agenda here.

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