Marijuana: The council approved a colleagues' memo from Mayor Yiaway Yeh, Vice Mayor Greg Scharff and Councilman Larry Klein urging opposition to Measure C, which would allow up to three marijuana dispensaries in Palo Alto. Yes: Unanimous
Council Policy and Services Committee (Sept. 11)
Audit report: The committee approved the quarterly work plan from Office of the City Auditor. Yes: Unanimous
Planning and Transportation Commission (Sept. 12)
Survey: The commission discussed a proposed Transportation Survey, which seeks to gather data about local commute patterns. Action: None
Natural Environment: The commission discussed proposed revisions to the Natural Environment Element in the city's Comprehensive Plan. The commission plans to adopt the element at a future meeting. Action: None
Council Rail Committee (Sept. 13)
Caltrain: The committee discussed but did not vote on a potential request to the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board that the board terminate its 2009 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority. The committee also discussed Caltrain's proposed electrification project and directed staff to return with a timeline and process for taking a position on this project. Yes: Unanimous
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