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News - August 7, 2020

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (Aug. 3)

Foothills: The council approved a pilot program to allow nonresidents into Foothills Park and added conditions that call for making the program revenue neutral and bringing the issue to the voters in 2022. Yes: DuBois, Filseth, Kniss, Kou, Tanaka No: Cormack, Fine

Caltrain: The council approved a letter supporting the placement of a sales-tax measure to fund Caltrain operations on the 2020 ballot and requesting that Caltrain work with various jurisdictions to implement governance reforms. Yes: Unanimous

Utilities Advisory Commission (Aug. 5)

Water: The commission heard a presentation from Richard Luthy on the "One Water" resource approach. Action: None

Fiber: The commission discussed the ongoing effort to expand the city's fiber network. Action: None

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