COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review the proposed financial plans for the water, gas and electric utilities, consider amending the electric hydro rate adjuster, and consider approving a 12-year, $76.2-million contract for geothermal energy with the Calpine Corporation's Geysers Power Company, LLC. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Those wishing to participate by Zoom can do so by dialing 669-900-6833 and using Meeting ID: 992 2730 7235.
STATE OF THE CITY ... Mayor Lydia Kou plans to deliver the "State of the City'' address. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March. 22, at the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road. It will also be streamed on the city's YouTube channel.