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News - August 6, 2010

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (Aug. 2)

Binding arbitration: The council voted not to place a measure repealing binding-arbitration from the City Charter on the November ballot. Yes: Price, Shepherd, Yeh, Espinosa, Klein No: Burt, Scharff, Holman, Schmid

Election years: The council voted to place a measure on the November ballot that would switch the city's election from odd to even years. Yes: Scharff, Holman, Shepherd, Price, Yeh No: Klein, Schmid, Burt, Espinosa

Board of Education (Aug. 2-3)

Board retreat: The Board of Education discussed district-wide goals for the upcoming school year, including goals related to academic achievement, student emotional health, financial management and organizational issues. Action: None

Architectural Review Board (Aug. 5)

Stanford Hospital: The board discussed the Stanford University Medical Center expansion project and proposed designs for the main hospital building at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and for Hoover Pavilion. Action: None


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