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Palo Alto Weekly

News - April 13, 2012

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (April 9)

Mustard Seed: The council approved a new day care center at a currently vacant building at 2585 East Bayshore Road. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Price, Schmid, Shepherd, Yeh Absent: Scharff

Cubberley: The council discussed and proposed some changes to the proposed guiding principles for determining the future of Cubberley Community Center. The council plans to approve the guiding principles later this month. The council also voted to direct appointment of two more members from the school community to the city manager's proposed Community Advisory Group for the Cubberley process. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Schmid, Shepherd, Yeh No: Klein, Price Absent: Scharff

Council Policy and Services Committee (April 10)

Massage ordinance: The committee recommended further revisions to the proposed massage ordinance, including elimination of a requirement that massage establishments keep records of their customers. Yes: Unanimous

Planning and Transportation Commission (April 11)

Housing Element: The commission discussed the city's new Housing Element and referred the item to a subcommittee that will work with staff to further revise the document. The commission will resume its discussion on May 9. Yes: Unanimous