A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 5.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a study session with the Palo Alto Center Foundation and approve the appointment of Geoffrey Blackshire as fire chief. The council will then go into closed session to discuss the city's lease of Cubberley Community Center from Palo Alto Unified School District and to consider the employee evaluation for city manager, city attorney and city clerk. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. The closed session is scheduled to start at about 6:20 p.m. View the full agenda here.
UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance Strategy for the electric utility; the city's water supply reliability; and outreach and response required for wildfire safety, PG&E's public safety power shutoff program and local outages. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 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, Aug. 8, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.