City Manager's Reports

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  • 03/23/2020 Item #6 At Places Memo
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    03/23/2020 Item #7 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    03/23/2020 Item #8 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    3/23/2020 Item #1 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Approval of Contract Number C20176367 With Serco, Inc., for Three Years, in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $2,322,285 for Residential Preferential Parking Enforcement Services
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Adoption of a Record of Land Use Action Approving a Change to the Local Historic Resources Inventory Classification for 526 Waverley Street From a Category 3 (Contributing Building) to a Category 2 (Major Building) Historic Resource. The Historic Resources Board Recommends Adoption of the Record of Land Use Action. Approval of This Historic Designation is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) In Accordance with Section 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines.
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Update, Consideration, and Potential Direction on Possible Local Tax Measure for 2020 Election
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Approval of a $360,000 Net Zero Budget Amendment in the General Fund for the Planning & Development Services Department’s Cost Recovery Program for Private Development Studies
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Approval of Contract Number C20178071 With Oracle America, Inc., for Two-Year Term for Software Program Technical Support Services in the Amount of $262,986; and Authorize the City Manager to Authorize and Execute a Contract Amendment of up to a 10 Percent Contingency in the Event Additional Services are Required, Up to an Amount Not-to-Exceed $26,298, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $289,284
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Review the 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) Update Process and Accept the 2020 -2021 Sustainability Work Plan
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Acceptance of the GreenWaste of Palo Alto Environmental Report; Authorization to Negotiate and Execute an Amendment to GreenWaste Contract Number C09124501 to Increase Compensation by up to $950,000 to Process Mixed Paper Within the United States; and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Refuse Fund
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Adoption of an Urgency Ordinance and Regular Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium on Residential Tenant Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent Related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency; and Discussion and Direction on Extending the Evictions Moratorium to Businesses, Nonprofit Organizations, and Other Commercial Tenants
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    Direction to Staff on Preparation of the Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Operating and Capital Budgets
    Revision Date: 3/23/2020
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    03/19/2020 Item #2 City School Draft Minutes
    Revision Date: 3/19/2020
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    03/17/2020 Item #1 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 3/17/2020
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    Staff Recommends the Policy and Services Committee Recommend the City Council Accept the Status Update on the Audit of Parking Funds
    Revision Date: 3/17/2020
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    Revision Date: 3/17/2020
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    Review of Council Travel Policy, Council Procedures and Protocols, Section 7, and Public Availability of Council Travel Expense Reports, as Referred by City Council at the Annual Retreat, February 1, 2020
    Revision Date: 3/17/2020
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    Staff Recommends the Policy and Services Committee Recommend the City Council Accept the Status Update of the Code Enforcement Audit
    Revision Date: 3/17/2020
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    03/16/2020 Item #8 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    City of Palo Alto's Energy Risk Management Report for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2019
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Authorize Transmittal of the 2 019 Comprehensive Plan Annual Progress Report to the Office of Planning and Research and the 2019 Housing Element Annual Progress Report to the Department of Housing and Community Development
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Connecting Palo Alto Rail Grade Separation: Receive an Update From the Expanded Community Advisory Panel (XCAP)
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Approval of Action Minutes
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Independent Police Auditor's Report
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Acceptance of the GreenWaste of Palo Alto Environmental Report; Authorization to Negotiate and Execute an Amendment to GreenWaste Contract Number C09124501 to Increase Compensation by up to $950,000 to Process Mixed Paper Within the United States; and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Refuse Fund
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    City of Palo Alto's Energy Risk Management Report for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2019
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Approval of Fiscal Year 2019 Palo Alto Public Improvement Corporation's Annual Financial Report
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Review of Contracts Awarded by the City Manager and Procurement Officer per Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Section 2.30.710, for the Period of July 2019 through December 2019
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Adoption of Two Ordinances Amending Various Sections of Chapter 2.08 (Officers and Departments), Chapter 2.30 (Contracts and Purchasing Procedures), Chapter 10.50 (Residential Preferential Parking Districts), Chapter 10.51 (Crescent Park no Overnight Parking Program), and Title 18 (Zoning) to Reflect Updates to the Organization of Some City Departments and Duties, Clean Up the City’s Purchasing Procedures, Add a New Exemption From Competitive Solicitation for Some Types of Personnel-Related Services Contracts, and Update Enforcement and Hearing Procedures In the Zoning Code
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Connecting Palo Alto Rail Grade Separation: Receive an Update From the Expanded Community Advisory Panel (XCAP) and Provide Possible Direction Regarding Next Steps
    Revision Date: 3/16/2020
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    Preliminary Operating Plan and New Municipal Fees for the Junior Museum and Zoo for the Fiscal Year 2021
    Revision Date: 3/3/2020
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    Preliminary Financial Forecasts and Proposed Rate Changes for Electric, Gas, Water and Wastewater Collection Utilities for Fiscal Year 2021
    Revision Date: 3/3/2020
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    Review and Acceptance of the report on the Palo Alto History Museum (Roth Building, 300 Homer Avenue) Fundraising Goal and Extension of Validation Period and to Complete the Option and Lease Agreements
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Census 2020 Proclamation
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Approval to Amend Resolution Number 9822 to Extend the Bicycle and Electric Scooter Share Pilot Program
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Semiannual Update on the Status of Capital Improvement Program Projects
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Acceptance of the Northwest County Recycled Water Strategic Plan Report
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 Mid-Year Budget Status and Approve Budget Amendments in Various Funds and Amend the Salary Schedules for Services Employees International Union - Hourly (SEIU - H) and Limited Hourly (HRLY) Groups in Accordance with the City's 2020 Minimum Wage Ordinance
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Annual Review of the City’s Renewable Procurement Plan, Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance, and Carbon Neutral Electric Supplies
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    City of Palo Alto Sales Tax Digest Summary For the Second (Calendar) Quarter of 2019 (April - June 2019)
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 1.12 (Administrative Penalties – Citations) to Provide for an Administrative Hearing upon Partial Advance Deposit of $250 and Clarify Existing Procedures for Hearings
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    Review of the Report on the Palo Alto History Museum (Roth Building, 300 Homer Avenue) Fundraising Goal and Discussion of Options and Direction for the Next Steps
    Revision Date: 3/2/2020
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    SECOND READING: Adoption of an Interim Ordinance Amending Title 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Temporarily Allow Overnight Safe Parking on Sites in All Zoning Districts With a Church or Religious Institution; Establishing Related Regulations, and Finding the Ordinance Exempt From California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Unde Guidelines Section 15301 (FIRST READING: January 13, 2020, PASSED 7-0)
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Evaluation of the Neighborhood Traffic Safety and Bicycle Boulevard Phase 1 Project, Including Acceptance of Findings Regarding Increasing Bicycle Usage, Affirmation or Approval of Project Modifications, Affirmation of Planned Education Activities and Process to Update Community Engagement, and Acknowledgement of Associated Actions by Staff
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C18169791 with BKF Engineers to Increase the Third Year Funding by $150,000 and Extend the Contract Term for an Additional Two Years at $300,000 Per Year, for a Revised Total Amount Not-to-Exceed $1,200,000 to Provide Surveying and Design Services
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval to Acquire Replacement Pre-hospital Monitors/Defibrillators for Emergency Responses in a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $709,644 for Fiscal Years 2020-2026
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Council Ad Hoc Committee Presentation and Discussion Regarding Boards and Commissions
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval of Action Minutes from the Council
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval of the Appointment of the Council Member Kniss as the Alternate t the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Group 2 Cities Working Group
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval of Contract Number C20176783 With AECOM Technical Services, Inc., for Professional Services Related to the 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan Update and SB743 Implementation in the Amount of $573,228; and Approval of an Exemption From Competitive Solicitation for SB743 Scope of Work
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval of Contract Number C20175301 With S. Groner and Associates, Inc., in the Amount of $296,000 for Graphic Design and Public Outreach Services for Public Works Watershed Protection
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approval of a Three-year Agreement With Insight Public Sector for Citywide Microsoft Licensing, Utilizing the County of Riverside Agreement, in the Amount of $497,486 Annually and a Contingency of Ten Percent in the Amount of $49,748 Annually, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $547,234 Annually
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    Approve a Blanket Purchase Order With Oldcastle Infrastructure, Inc., as the City's Standard Supplier of Certain Equipment for the Utility's Electric Underground System, in an Annual Amount of $350,000 for a Total Purchase Amount of $1,600,000 Over the Next 4.5 Years
    Revision Date: 2/24/2020
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    02/20/2020 Item #2 - December 19, 2019 Draft City School Minutes
    Revision Date: 2/20/2020
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    2/10/2020 Item #7 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    City of Palo Alto Investment Activity Report for the Second Quarter, Fiscal Year 2020
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    TEFRA HEARING Regarding Conduit Financing for Palo Alto Housing Corporation, on behalf of the Wilton ECR, L.P. Project Located at 3703-3709 El Camino Real, Palo Alto; and Approving the Issuance of Revenue Bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority for the Purpose of Financing the Acquisition, Development, Construction and Equipping of a 59-unit Multifamily Rental Housing Facility for Low-income Households and Other Matters Relating Thereto
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan Update
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Adoption of a Resolution Scheduling the City Council Summer Break and Winter Closure for 2020
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Adoption of an Ordinance Dedicating 0.64 Acres of Land Adjacent to 3350 Birch Street to Become Part of the Boulware Park
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Council Appointed Officers Committee Recommendation that Council Discuss and Accept the City Auditor's Office Organizational Study Report and Provide Direction on Next Steps
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Approval of Action Minutes from the January 27, 2020 Council Meeting
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Proclamation Honoring the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Approval of two Professional Services Agreements for On-call Construction Inspection Services for Water, Gas, Wastewater Collection, and Electric Utility Capital Improvement Projects with: 1) 4Leaf, Inc. (C20176888A) for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $2,000,000, and 2) Park Engineering, Inc. (C20176888B) for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $1,000,000, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $3,000,000 for up to Five Years
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Adoption of a Resolution Amending the Administrative Penalty Schedule to add Penalties Related to Planned Community (PC) Ordinance Number 5069/Title 18 (Zoning)
    Revision Date: 2/10/2020
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    Preliminary Financial Forecasts and Rate Changes for Wastewater Collection and Water Utilities for Fiscal Year 2021
    Revision Date: 2/4/2020
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    02/03/2020 Item #8 At Places Memo
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Update and Discussion of the Planning and Development Services Housing Work Plan and Direction to Modify or Direct new Assignments Related to Housing and Other Department Assignments (Continued From January 21, 2010)
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Approval of Contract for On-Call Traffic Signal and Electrical Services with Bear Electrical Services for Provision of On-Call Traffic Signal and Electrical Services for a Term of 36 Months with a Maximum Total Compensation Not-to-Exceed Amount of $375,000
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Appointment of 2020 Emergency Standby Council
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Minutes Approval
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Approval and Authorization for the City Manager or Designee to Execute an Emergency Vehicle Traffic Signal Preemption System (PL-19000) Contract With Trafficware as a Pilot Project in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $597,500 for a Maximum of Four Years
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Approval of Contract Number C20174814 With Lime Energy Services, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $1,820,000 and for a Term of Three Years to Provide Energy Efficiency Services to Small and Medium Businesses
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Approval of Amendment Number 3 to Contract Number C16161210 With Shah Kawasaki Architects, Inc., in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $102,141 to Provide Continued Construction Administration and LEED Certification Services for the Fire Station 3 Replacement Project (PE-15003), for a new Total Not-To-Exceed Amount of $916,383
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    Finance Committee Recommends Council Accept the Fiscal Year 2021 - Fiscal Year 2030 Long Range Financial Forecast and Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Development Guidelines
    Revision Date: 2/3/2020
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    City Manager Report and City Council Discussion on Accomplishments Addressing Council Priorities, Continuing Multi-year Efforts, and Discussion and Selection of 2020 Council Priorities
    Revision Date: 2/1/2020
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    Policy and Services Committee Recommends Council Review and Approve Initial Revisions to the Council's Procedures and Protocols Handbook and Provide Direction on Next Steps
    Revision Date: 2/1/2020
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    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    QUASI-JUDICIAL: Deny Appeal by Crown Castle and Uphold the Director's Decisions to Deny Wireless Communication Facilities on Wood Utility Poles in the Public Right of Way (For Lease to Verizon, Known as Crown Castle Cluster 3) in Six Locations Within the Downtown North Neighborhood [File 17PLN-00450], Zoned Public Facilities. Locations are Adjacent to These Zones/Addresses: RM-30 (205 Everett/251 Emerson, 243 Hawthorne and 258 Waverley); RM-D (NP) (482 Everett and 301 Bryant); RM- 15 (201 High). The Project is Exempt From the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in Accordance With Public Resources Code Section 21080
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Review and Acceptance of the Annual Status Report on Development Impact Fees for Fiscal Year 2019
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Update, Consideration, and Potential Direction on Possible Local Tax Measure for 2020 Election
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Approval of Action Minutes from the Council 1/13/2020
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Report on Surplus Property Donated to Nonprofit Organizations
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Adoption of a Resolution for the City of Palo Alto to Participate With the City of Sunnyvale in the Planning and Development of Cost Estimates for Potential Future use of the Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer Station (SMaRT Station) for Processing Solid Waste
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Policy and Services Committee and Staff Recommend the City Council Accept the Status Updates of the Audits of; 1) Citywide Cash Handling and Travel Expense; 2) Cable Franchise and PEG Fees; 3) Continuous Monitoring: Overtime; and 4) Continuous Monitoring: Payments
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Authorization to Amend the Existing Legal Service Agreement With the Law Firm of Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC (Contract S17167696) to Increase the Contract Amount by an Additional $125,000 Bringing the new Not-to-Exceed Amount of the Contract to $295,000; to Increase the Term by one Year; and to Approve a Budget Amendment in the General Fund
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Authorization to Increase the Existing Legal Services Agreement (Contract S18170470) With Meyers Nave, a Professional Law Corporation (Meyers Nave), by an Additional $15,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $205,000 and to Extend the Term to March 30, 2020
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Late Packet - Staff Update and Council Consideration Regarding Polling Results, Analysis, and Public Outreach and Potential Direction Regarding a Possible Local Tax Ballot Measure for 2020 Election
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Authorization to Amend the Existing Agreement for Litigation Defense Services With the Law Firm of Jarvis, Fay & Gibson (Contract S15159508) to Increase the Contract Amount by an Additional $125,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $820,000; and to Approve a Budget Amendment in the General Fund
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Approval of: 1) Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto Representing the Cable Joint Powers and Midpeninsula Community Media Center, Inc. for Public, Education, and Government Access (PEG) Channel Support Services; 2) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Cable Joint Powers Covering the use of PEG Fees; 3) Contribution Agreement With Midpeninsula Community Media Center, Inc. in the Amount of $511,536, Equivalent to PEG Fees Used for Council Chambers Upgrade Project; and 4) Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation in the Technology Fund
    Revision Date: 1/27/2020
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    Update and Discussion of the Planning and Development Services Housing Work Plan and Direction to Modify or Direct New Assignments Related to Housing and Other Department Assignments
    Revision Date: 1/21/2020
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    Revision Date: 1/21/2020
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    Presentation and Review of the Utilities Wildfire Mitigation Plan
    Revision Date: 1/21/2020
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    Connecting Palo Alto Rail Grade Separation: A) Receive an Update and Recommendation From the Expanded Community Advisory Panel (XCAP) and Potential Modification of the List of Grade Separation Alternatives to add up to Three Concepts (Additional Alternatives for Study) at the Churchill, Charleston, and Meadow Grade Crossings; and B) Provide Direction to Staff Regarding Next Steps Including Consultant Contract Amendment for Scope, Budget, and Schedule Modifications
    Revision Date: 1/21/2020
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    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of an Interim Ordinance Amending Title 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Temporarily Allow Overnight Safe Parking on Sites in All Zoning Districts With a Church or Religious Institution, Establishing Related Regulations, and Finding the Ordinance Exempt From CEQA Under CEQA Guidelines Section 15301
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Report to City Council on Accessory Dwelling Unit/Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit Development Activity for Second and Third Quarters 2019
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Authorize and Approve an Additional $10.5 Million Loan From the Housing In Lieu and Impact Fee Funds for a Total City Contribution of $20.5 Million for the Development of the 100 Percent Affordable Housing Project at 3705 El Camino Real (Wilton Court); and Approve Budget Amendments in the Residential Housing In-Lieu Fund, the Commercial Housing Fund, and the Residential Impact Fee Funds
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of an Interim Urgency Ordinance to Implement State Legislation Effective January 2020 Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code Title 18 (Zoning) Section 18.04.030 of Chapter 18.04 (Definitions) and Section 18.42.040 (Accessory and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units) of Chapter 18.42 (Standards for Special Uses). Environmental Assessment: Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21080.17 and CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3), 15282(h), 15301, 15302 and 15305
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of Resolutions to Establish a new Priority Development Area (PDA) in Downtown/University Avenue and new Priority Conservation Areas (PCA) in Baylands and Foothills With Proposed or Modified Boundaries, and Consideration of Planning and Transportation Commission's Recommendation for a PDA Designation Along El Camino Real and Other Eligible Areas Citywide. The Application for PDAs and PCAs and the Accompanying Resolution(s) are not a ‘Project’ as Defined by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is Exempted From CEQA Review
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Approval of Minutes
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for Renovations and new Amenities at Rinconada Park as Recommended by the Parks and Recreation Commission
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Approval of an Exemption from Competitive Solicitation and Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C20176003 With Universal Semiconductor Inc. d/b/a Universal Security Company for Security Guard Services, Increasing Maximum Compensation by $425,062 to Add These Services at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant, for a Total Contract Amount Not to Exceed $897,344
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    PUBLIC HEARING: Objections to Weed Abatement and Adoption of Resolution Ordering Weed Nuisance Abated
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    PUBLIC HEARING: Objections to Weed Abatement and Adoption of Resolution Ordering Weed Nuisance Abated
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Policy and Services Committee Recommends the City Council Approve the 2020 Legislative Guidelines and Updated Advocacy Manual
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for Installation of Electric Utility Equipment at Peers Park, as Recommended by the Park and Recreation Commission
    Revision Date: 1/13/2020
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    ID# 10973
    Revision Date: 1/6/2020
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