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PUBLIC AGENDA: Plastic and disposables restriction; school science addition contract award

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 10.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss potential litigation pertaining to airplane noise. The council will then consider new ordinances restricting plastic straws and disposable cutlery and stirrers; restricting the use of produce bags at retail service establishments; and creating new requirements for salvage and reuse of building materials as part of construction and demolition projects; and discuss a proposal to create a "safe parking" program for recreational vehicles at 1275 San Antonio Road. The closed session will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 10, at City Hall. Regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m. or as soon as possible after the closed session in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the status of audits pertaining to travel expenses, cable franchise fees, Community Service Department fees, "green purchasing" practices, disability rates, data governance and water meter billing. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall. View the full agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will vote to issue tax and revenue anticipation notes, to award a contract for Palo Alto High School's science addition project and on revised contracts and 2% bonuses for senior administrators; discuss the proposed 2019-20 budget, 2019 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), a cell tower resolution, a board bylaw on attorneys, an amendment to the superintendent's contract and an evaluation of external law firms and contracts for legal services for next year, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review recent council and school board meetings, discuss next steps for the Cubberley master plan and get updates on grade separation and on the Stanford University's general use permit (GUP) review process. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review the environmental impact report for the proposed demolition and reconstruction of the Newell Road bridge. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. View the full agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. View the full agenda here.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. View the full agenda here.

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