A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 18.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss a lawsuit against the city from Gustavo Alvarez. The council will then discuss a proposed partnership with Santa Clara Valley Water District and the city of Mountain View to expand usage of recycled water; approve a construction contract for the U.S. Highway 101 overpass; and consider an urgency ordinance to protect tenants from evictions without just cause. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. The rest of the meeting will follow immediately after the closed session. View the full agenda here.
COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review an audit of the city's finances and approve the fiscal year 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 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 contracts with its employee unions; hear reports on the district's first interim budget, dyslexia and parcel tax polling results; and discuss an update on Measure Z construction, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss temporary artwork for King Plaza and head an update about the artist selection process for Code:ART2. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Nov. 21, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The school board's policy review committee will discuss policies on bullying, athletic competition, bargaining units, school-sponsored trips and others. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave., Room A. View the full agenda here.