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News - April 18, 2014

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss the status of the city's labor negotiations with the Palo Alto Police Officers Association and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1319. The council will then hear an update on the city's Climate Action Plan, consider approving the California Avenue Concept Plan, and discuss Midpeninsula Regional Open Space bond measure and the draft Environmental Impact Report for Caltrain's proposed electrification. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 21. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the expenditure plan for teen programs from the revenue collected from 455 Bryant St. rent; consider approving the use of electronic filing of campaign statements; and consider changing the starting time for the council's regular Monday meetings. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will vote on proposed new Palo Alto High School courses on early childhood development and a "sports career pathway." They will discuss two proposed new computer science courses at Paly as well as a proposed issuance of bonds and a $250,000 donation to Jordan Middle School aimed at improving baseball and tennis court poles and backboards, a pathway around the fields and other items. The regular meeting will begin on Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the boardroom of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the "Our Palo Alto" initiative; review the Urban Forest Master Plan; recommend a park-improvement ordinance for Hopkins Park and for the Magical Bridge Playground; and consider an ordinance pertaining to feeding of wildlife and feral animals. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to recognize outgoing commissioners; hear a presentation on the OrangeBoy service; and discuss the library's media outreach. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).


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