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News - October 29, 2021

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (Oct. 25)

Housing: The council held preliminary screening hearings for a proposed mixed-use project at 660 University Ave., which includes 70 apartments and office space, and for a proposed subdivision at 1033 Amarillo Ave., which calls for demolishing four existing rental units and constructing four homes and four accessory-dwelling units. Action: None

Budget: The council approved a series of budget amendments, including the addition of four positions: two assistants to the city manager, an administrative associate in Development Center and public safety communications officer. Yes: Burt, Cormack, DuBois, Filseth, Kou, Stone No: Tanaka

Parks and Recreation Commission (Oct. 26)

Water: The commission heard an update on water recycling and the city's One Water Plan development. Action: None

Byxbee Park: The commission heard an update on the status of the Measure E area at Byxbee Park. Action: None

Planning and Transportation Commission (Oct. 27)

Permitting: The commission discussed ways to streamline the city's permitting processes to facilitate building electrification. Action: None


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