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News - June 8, 2012

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council

The council had no meetings this week.

Council Finance Committee (June 4)

Park Plaza: The council voted to direct Harold Hohbach to revise the design of his proposed three-story mixed-use building at 195 Page Mill Road and to return on June 25 with a more pedestrian-friendly design. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Price, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Yeh

Hazardous materials: The council authorized a $35,000 study to assess CPI's plating-shop operation and prepare technical-support information related to zoning amortization and hazardous-material issues. Yes: Burt, Espinosa, Holman, Klein, Price, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Yeh

Council Finance Committee (June 5)

SAP: The committee discussed the SAP Security audit and the city's response to the audit's findings and directed staff to return at a later date with a further update. Yes: Burt, Price, Shepherd Absent: Scharff

Utilities Advisory Commission (June 6)

Wireless: The commission voted to recommend discontinuing the city's efforts to evaluate a Fiber to the Premise system and endorsed a staff proposal to study the feasibility of building a municipal wireless network. Yes: Cook, Eglash, Hall, Keller No: Foster, Melton, Waldfogel

Architectural Review Board (June 7)

Stanford Shopping Center: The board voted to approve a site plan by Simon Property Group's proposal to demolish the existing Bloomingdale's store and to build a new freestanding restaurant and five retail buildings. The board excluded from its approval the proposed building near Sand Hill Road and El Camino Real. Yes: Unanimous


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