A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Dec. 3
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss a claim against the city from Keith Bunnell. The council also plans to appoint candidates to the Architectural Review Board, the Parks and Recreation Commission and the Planning and Transportation Commission and to continue its public hearing on zone changes to encourage housing development. The closed session meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Regular meeting will follow at 5:30 p.m. or as soon as possible after the closed session. View the full agenda here.
COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee is tentatively scheduled to consider the Fiscal Year 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, discuss expenditures relating to capital projects at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant; and consider A/V upgrades to the Council Chambers. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will vote on a revised memorandum of understanding with the Palo Alto Police Department; take action on a general counsel; discuss a first interim budget report, an amendment to a cost-share agreement with the City of Palo Alto related to the Cubberley Community Center master plan and hear updates on Title IX, the Public Records Act and the district's homework policy. The board will also hold elections and administer the oath of office to re-elected trustee Ken Dauber and newcomer Shounak Dharap. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.
UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to consider a recommendation to continue the 2018 Utilities Legislative Guidelines to 2019; discuss CPAU's role in community resilience; and provide feedback on community requests for fully undergrounded utilities. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to consider proposals from Verizon and Crown Castle for installation of wireless equipment; and review the designs for a seven-unit mixed-use project at 4115 El Camino Real and for a proposed residential development at 3705 El Camino Real, which would have 59 below-market-rate units. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.