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News - May 20, 2011

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (May 16)

Cell facilities: The council heard a presentation about the trends surrounding wireless-communication facilities and discussed the city's process for reviewing applications for such facilities. Action: None

Library director: The council approved the contract of Monique le Conge, the city's new library director. Yes: Unanimous

Finance Committee (May 17)

Utilities budget: The committee discussed and tentatively approved the fiscal year 2012 budgets for the Utility Department's electric, gas, wastewater and water funds. Yes: Unanimous

Historic Resources Board (May 18)

630 Ramona St.: The board approved, with conditions, a proposal to perform a historic rehabilitation at 630 Ramona St., a Category II historic resource. Yes: Unanimous

Planning and Transportation Commission (May 18)

Stanford University Medical Center: The commission recommended creation of a Hospital District to enable expansion of Stanford University Medical Center; and recommended approval of the proposed development between Palo Alto and Stanford. Yes: Fineberg, Garber, Keller, Lippert, Martinez, Tanaka Abstained: Tuma

Architectural Review Board (May 19)

195 Page Mill Road: The board discussed a proposal by Hohbach Realty Company for a three-story building with 84 residential units and ground-floor research-and-development space. The board voted to continue its discussion to a later date. <0CharStyle:inlinebold>Yes: Unanimous


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