2859 Bayshore: The council approved a 48-townhome development at 2850 W. Bayshore Road. Yes: Unanimous
Tax: The council directed staff to return in early August with resolutions placing on the November ballot measures that would establish a business tax and affirm the city's historic policy of transferring funds from the gas utility to the general fund. Yes: Burt, DuBois, Filseth, Kou, Stone No: Cormack, Tanaka
Council Policy and Services Committee (June 22)
Guns: The council adopted an emergency ordinance requiring a conditional-use permit for firearms dealerships. Yes: Unanimous
1237 San Antonio Road: The council approved design revisions to the proposed transitional housing project that would be constructed at 1237 San Antonio Road. Yes: Unanimous
School Board (June 21)
Resignation agreement:The board voted unanimously in closed session to approve a resignation agreement with an employee, place an employee on a compulsory unpaid leave of absence and reject a legal claim. Yes:unanimous.
Employment agreement:The board voted unanimously to approve an employment agreement with Guillermo Lopez to be the assistant superintendent of education services, secondary. Lopez currently serves as director of student services and supports. Yes:unanimous.
Remote public commenting:The board voted to resume allowing public comment via Zoom, starting with the first meeting of the 2022-2023 school year. Yes: Dharap, DiBrienza, Ladomirak No: Collins, Dauber
Accountability Plan: The board voted unanimously to approve the Local Control Accountability Plan 2022-2023 annual update. The document is a planning tool that California school districts are required to complete, laying out how they intend to meet various goals. Yes:unanimous.
Campus infrastructure:The board voted unanimously to approve a contract to replace the fire alarms and heating, ventilation and cooling system at Palo Verde Elementary School, as well as two contracts related to Palo Alto High School's tower modernization project. Yes:unanimous.
Pay increases:The board voted unanimously to approve pay increases for district administrators, as well as contract extensions. The six administrators, including Superintendent Don Austin, each received a 3% raise retroactive to the beginning of the school year. Five administrators also received a 2% one-time payment. Austin got a 4% one-time amount. Yes:unanimous.
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