BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will vote on staffing infrastructure for safety, security and emergency preparedness; and discuss conceptual designs and contracts for facilities projects at JLS, Greene and Fletcher middle schools and Walter Hays, Palo Verde and Escondido elementary schools. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave.
PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the city's transportation work plan, consider a parcel map for 874 Boyce Ave., and review a proposal for a Residential Preferential Parking program in a section of Old Palo Alto. The meeting is scheduled for at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.