A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 17.
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission will hold its annual retreat on Saturday, June 15, at Mitchell Park Community Center Matadero Room, 3700 Middlefield Road from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to speak to the commissioners about what they want the commission to work on this year. The public comment takes place at 9 a.m. View the full agenda here.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss existing litigation, Gustavo Alvarez v. City of Palo Alto, and to discuss labor negotiations pertaining to the Management, Professional and Confidential Employees. The council then plans to adopt the fiscal year 2020 budget, approve changes to utility rates and consider a resolution amending objective standards for wireless communication facilities on wood utility poles. The closed session will begin at 5 p.m. on June 17, at City Hall. Regular meeting will begin at 7 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 FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee is tentatively scheduled to discuss preliminary estimates for revenue-generating proposals. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall. View the full agenda here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will vote on the district-wide "PAUSD Promise" plan, a cell tower resolution, compensation increases for Adult School teachers and an amendment to the superintendent's contract. There will be informational updates on legal expenses, chronic absenteeism, the Public Records Act and a reconfiguration of the Title IX office. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review the proposed sign program for 3000 El Camino Real and consider a proposal to demolish the Macy's Men's building at Stanford Shopping Center and construct new retail buildings at the shopping center. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss plans for a Code:ART2 event and consider temporary public art at King Plaza by FreelandBuck. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall. View the full agenda here.