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News - May 28, 2021

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (May 24)

Trash:The council approved a new contract with GreenWaste Recovery for trash hauling services. The $40.9-million contract has a term of 8 1/2 years. Yes: Burt, Cormack, DuBois, Filseth, Kou, Stone No: Tanaka

Fiber:The council directed staff to move ahead with a proposed work plan to complete engineering work and undertake a community engagement effort for expansion of the city's fiber network and ultimate adoption of Fiber to the Home. Yes: Unanimous

Council Finance Committee (May 25)

Budget:The committee recommended adoption of the fiscal year 2022 budget and using impact fees and funds from the Stanford University Medical Center development agreement to support the rehabilitation of the Roth Building. Yes: Cormack, Filseth No: Burt

Board of Education (May 25)

Special education: The board voted to approve the Comprehensive Coordinated Early Intervening Services plan for resubmission to the state Department of Education.Yes: Unanimous

Union agreement: The board voted to approve three articles within the tentative agreement between PAUSD and the teachers union. Yes: Unanimous

Salaries: The board approved a salary schedule for contracted management positions and an amendment to give the district superintendent a 2% salary raise and a one-time 5% raise for 2020-21. Yes: Unanimous

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