High-speed rail: The council voted to support Caltrain's proposed amendments to Senate Bill 965, which would make Caltrain's electrification project eligible for federal-stimulus funding. Yes: Espinosa, Yeh, Klein, Price, Shepherd, Scharff, Holman No: Schmid Absent: Burt
Board of Education (May 25)
Student mental health: The board heard public testimony on, and discussed, a proposed policy on suicide prevention and mental health promotion.Action: None
City Council Finance Committee (May 25)
Children's Theatre: The committee voted to institute a fee for participants in the Children's Theatre. The fee would range from $50 to $300, depending on the production. Yes: Unanimous
Public works: The committee voted to accept most of the staff-recommended cuts, but split on whether the city should completely eliminate its sidewalk-replacement program or split the costs of sidewalk replacement with property owners. Yes: Unanimous
Planning and Transportation Commission (May 26)
Comprehensive Plan: The commission discussed the Policies and Programs of Governance Chapter in the city's Comprehensive Plan. The discussion is part of the city's effort to upgrade the Comprehensive Plan. Action: None
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