A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Jan. 13.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a public hearing on weed abatement, adopt an interim urgency ordinance to implement state legislation pertaining to accessory dwelling units, consider a "safe parking" program at religious institutions, designate downtown as a "priority development area," and designate the Foothills and the Baylands as "priority conservation areas." The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will discuss enrollment projections, a new parcel tax and an auditor's report; and vote on new courses and an expansion of the district's Middle College program, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss a proposal to demolish an existing restaurant building at 4256 El Camino Real and build a five-story hotel with 97 rooms; a request to demolish 12,000 square feet of commercial spcace to build a four-story mixed-use building with 102 residential units and 1,780 square feet of commercial space; and a proposal to build a 21,933-square-foot building at 3215 Porter Drive. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.