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News - November 19, 2010

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

Finance Committee (Nov. 16)

Utilities: The committee discussed the Gas Utility Long-term Plan (GULP) proposed by the Utilities Department. The committee directed staff to return with more information about the city's strategy for long-term gas procurement. Action: None

Historic Resources Board (Nov. 17)

405 Lincoln Ave.: The board discussed the proposed demolition of a house at 405 Lincoln Ave., in the historic Professorville district, and construction of a new house. The board considered a motion to recommend that the house is compatible with the district and split 2-2, with dissenting members saying the project is incompatible because of the roofline and eave treatment. Yes: Kohler, Loukianoff No: Bernstein, Bower

Planning and Transportation Commission (Nov. 17)

Traffic projects: The commission discussed the city's ongoing transportation projects, including the lane re-striping project on Arastradero Road, the planned intersection improvements at El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue and the Safe Routes to School program. CharStyle:inlinebold>Action: None

Architectural Review Board (Nov. 18)

Main Library: The board held a study session to discuss planned changes to the design of the Main Library at 1213 Newell Road. CharStyle:inlinebold>Action: None

High-Speed Rail Committee (Nov. 18)

High-speed rail: The committee heard an update on the Nov. 4 meeting of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors and discussed rail-related contracts and legislation. CharStyle:inlinebold>Action: None


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