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News - October 7, 2011

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (Oct. 3)

195 Page Mill Road The council voted to direct Harold Hohbach to resubmit his application for a mixed-use building at 195 Page Mill under a different zoning designation. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Price, Yeh

Marijuana The council voted to place an ordinance allowing up to three medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in the city on the November 2012 ballot. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Price, Yeh

City Council Finance Committee (Oct. 4)

Infrastructure The committee heard a status report on the progress of the Infrastructure Blue Ribbon Commission. Action: None

Auditor The committee discussed and made revisions to the the City Auditor's proposed work plan for fiscal years 2012-13. Yes: Unanimous

Historic Resources Board (Oct. 5)

Varsity Theatre The board approved, in concept, proposed revision to the Varsity Theatre at 456 University Ave., which was most recently occupied by Borders. Yes: Bernstein, Bower, Bunnenberg, Di Cicco, Kohler No: Smithwick Absent: Makinen

Architectural Review Board (Oct. 6)

180 El Camino Real The board reviewed and approved a proposal for a new storefront and signs for "The Melt" at Stanford Shopping Center. Yes: Lew, Malone Prichard, Wasserman, Young Absent: Lee


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