City View | June 8, 2012 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

News - June 8, 2012

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council

The council had no meetings this week.

Council Finance Committee (June 4)

Park Plaza: The council voted to direct Harold Hohbach to revise the design of his proposed three-story mixed-use building at 195 Page Mill Road and to return on June 25 with a more pedestrian-friendly design. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Price, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Yeh

Hazardous materials: The council authorized a $35,000 study to assess CPI's plating-shop operation and prepare technical-support information related to zoning amortization and hazardous-material issues. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Price, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Yeh

Council Finance Committee (June 5)

SAP: The committee discussed the SAP Security audit and the city's response to the audit's findings and directed staff to return at a later date with a further update. Yes: Burt, Price, Shepherd Absent: Scharff

Utilities Advisory Commission (June 6)

Wireless: The commission voted to recommend discontinuing the city's efforts to evaluate a Fiber to the Premise system and endorsed a staff proposal to study the feasibility of building a municipal wireless network. Yes: Cook, Eglash, Hall, Keller No: Foster, Melton, Waldfogel

Architectural Review Board (June 7)

Stanford Shopping Center: The board voted to approve a site plan by Simon Property Group's proposal to demolish the existing Bloomingdale's store and to build a new freestanding restaurant and five retail buildings. The board excluded from its approval the proposed building near Sand Hill Road and El Camino Real. Yes: Unanimous


There are no comments yet for this post

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields


Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here