City Manager's Reports

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  • 2019
  • 4th Quarter 2018 ADU Development Activity Report
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Approval of Fiscal Year 2018 Public Improvement Corporation Annual Financial Report
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Approval of a License Agreement With Crown Castle Towers 06-2 LLC for Placement of Telecommunications Facilities on City Owned Property Located at 799 Embarcadero
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Approval of Addendum Number 9 to the Basic Agreement With the Cities of Mountain View and Los Altos and Amendment Number 6 to Contract Number C869 With the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Related to the Regional Water Quality Control Plant's Near Term Capital Improvement Program Funding
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Approval of Amendment Number 2 to Contract Number S16164688 to add $100,000 for a Total Not-to Exceed Amount of $400,000 With Municipal Resources Group for Professional Human Resources Consulting Services
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    2018 Annual Palo Alto Airport Noise Report, Identifying Noise Trends in the Surrounding Areas and Determining Compliance With Established Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Approval of Four Professional Services Agreements With: (1) BluePoint Planning; (2) Bovo Tighe; (3) Management Partners; and (4) Municipal Resource Group for Organizational Development Over a Three Year Term, all Subject to an Aggregate Not-to-Exceed Amount of $450,000
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2029 Long Range Financial Forecast
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Approval of Construction Contract Number C19173793, With Waterproofing Associates, Inc. in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $282,840 and Authorization of Contract Contingency in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $28,284 to Replace the Existing K Wing Roof at Cubberley Community Center
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Authorize Transmittal of the 2018 Annual Comprehensive Plan and Housing Element Progress Report for the Period of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 to the State of California's Office of Planning and Research and the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Utilities Advisory Commission Recommends the City Council Adopt a Resolution Approving the November 2018 Amended and Restated Water Supply Agreement Between the City and County of San Francisco Wholesale Customers in Alameda County, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute the Amended and Restated Water Supply Agreement
    Revision Date: 3/4/2019
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    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Animal Shelter Design Services for Medical Suite and New Kennel, and Purchase of Modular Building
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Approval of the Second Extension of the Pilot Phase of the Southgate Residential Preferential Parking Program for a Period of Six Months
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Finance Committee Recommends the City Council Adopt a Resolution Declaring Intention to Reimburse Expenditures Related to the Four Capital Projects From the Proceeds of the Bonds to be Issued by the City for Wastewater Treatment Fund for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $85 million
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Adoption of the Urban Forest Master Plan Second Edition
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Authorize the City Manager to Explore, Negotiate and Potentially Submit an Offer to Purchase Property at 3350 Birch Street (Assessor’s Parcel No. 132-33-050)
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    February 11, 2019 City Council Meeting Minutes
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Appointment of Council Member Cormack to the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency and the Bay Area Regional Water System Financing Authority
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Adoption of a Resolution for Robert de Geus
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Second Reading of an Ordinance
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Evaluation of Organizational and Resource Options for the City Auditor's Office and Refer to the Council Appointed Officers Committee Evaluation of the RFP Results and Development of Recommendations to the Council
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C16166822 With ARC Document Solutions for Copiers/Printers to Increase the Annual Amount by $41,000 to add Utilities Bill Printing and Other Departments for a new Annual Not-to-Exceed Amount of $408,068
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING/QUASI-JUDICIAL: 285 Hamilton Avenue [18PLN- 00006]: Recommendation on Applicant's Request for a Text Amendment to Title 18 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Allow for Minor Increases in Height and Floor Area to Provide Access to Roof-top Decks on Existing Structures in the Commercial Downtown (Community) CD-C Subdistrict, as well as a Conditional Use Permit and Architectural Review for a 2,600 Square Foot Roof-top Deck on the Roof of the Existing Commercial Building at 285 Hamilton Avenue. The Planning and Transportation Commission Reviewed and Recommended Approval (4-2) of the Text Amendment and Conditional Use Permit at a Public Hearing on October 10, 2018. Environmental Assessment: Exempt per Sections 15301 and 15305 of the California Environmental Quality Act ( CEQA) Guidelines. Zone District: CD-C(GF)(P) (Continued From November 19, 2018)
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Annual Review of the City’s Renewable Procurement Plan, Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance, and Carbon Neutral Electric Supplies
    Revision Date: 2/25/2019
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    Chief Transportation Official Salary Midpoint Increase
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    City of Palo Alto Investment Activity Report for the Second Quarter, Fiscal Year 2019
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    Property Leases Entered Into by the City Manager Under Palo Alto Municipal Code Section 2.30.310(h), and Reported per Section Code 2.30.710 Fiscal Year 2018
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    Approval of the Appointment of Jonathan Lait as Planning Director and Approval of Employment Agreement
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    Approval of Minutes
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING QUASI-JUDICIAL, 375 Hamilton Avenue, Downtown Garage [17PLN-00360]: (1) Adoption of a Resolution Certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report and Adopting Findings and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act for the Project, (2) Approval of a Record of Land Use Action Approving Architectural Review Application [File 17PLN-00360] for a new Five-Level, Nearly 50-Foot Tall Parking Structure with Height Exception for Elevator and Photovoltaic Structure, With One Below Grade Parking Level Providing 324 Public Parking Spaces and Retail Space on the City's Surface Parking Lot Zoned Public Facilities, and (3) Approval of Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract C17166279 with Watry Design, Inc. in the Amount of $352,977 and authorize the City Manager or his Designee to Execute the Contract.
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    Emergency Standby Council
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18.18 (Downtown Commercial District) of Title 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) to Repeal Section 18.18.040 Regarding a Nonresidential Square Footage Cap in the CD Downtown Commercial Zoning District to Implement and Conform to the Updated Comprehensive Plan; Section 18.18.040 Implemented Policy L-8 of the Prior 1998 Comprehensive Plan, Which was Removed as Part of the Adoption of the Comprehensive Plan Update. California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), This Ordinance is Within the Scope of the Comprehensive Plan Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Certified and Adopted on November 13, 2017 by Council Resolution No.9720 (Continued from December 3, 2018)
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    Authorize the City Manager to execute Agreements for additional severance payment to employees impacted by service delivery changes at the Palo Alto Animal Shelter
    Revision Date: 2/11/2019
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    02/11/2019 - Item 6 & 7 Council Questions
    Revision Date: 2/7/2019
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    02/04/2019 - Item #1 Memo
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    02/04/2019 - Item 3 Memo
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    Amendment No. Two to Multi-Year Contract with Grassroots Ecology
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    First Quarter FY 2019 Financial Report
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    SECOND READING: 3703-3709 El Camino Real [18PLN-00136]: Adoption of An Ordinance to Apply the Affordable Housing (AH) Combining District to the Subject Site. Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Guideline Section 15194 (Affordable Housing). Zoning District: CN (Neighborhood Commercial). (FIRST READING: January 14, 2019 PASSED 6-0, Kniss absent)
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    ID# 10016
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    Approval of Minutes
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL: Consideration of Appeals of the Planning and Community Environment Director’s Decisions on Seven Crown Castle Tier 3 Wireless Communication Facilities Small Cell Nodes (Cluster 2, University South, File 17PLN-00433) to Conditionally Approve Five Nodes and Deny Two Nodes; Appealed by Crown Castle and United Neighbors. The Seven Appealed Tier 3 WCF Permits are in the Public Right of Way Utilizing Six Replacement Streetlights and One New Pole Adjacent to the Public Facilities Zone (City Hall Police Station, 275 Forest); Commercial Downtown CD-C (P) Zone: 345 Forest; Residential Transition (SOFA) RT-35 Zone: 248 Homer, 190 Channing; and the DHS (SOFA) Zone: 385 Homer, 905 Waverley (formerly 400 Channing), 845 Ramona. Environmental Assessment: Exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15303 and Public Resources Code 21080.
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    Council Summer/Winter Break Resolution
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    Provide Direction to Staff on a Letter to the Santa Clara County Planning Department Regarding Requested Terms for Inclusion in a Possible Development Agreement Between the County and Stanford University Related to the General Use Permit Application
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    Review of the Fiscal Year 2019 Mid-year Budget Status and Approval of Budget Amendments in Various Funds
    Revision Date: 2/4/2019
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    02/02/2019 - Item 1 & 2 Memo
    Revision Date: 2/2/2019
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    Revision Date: 2/2/2019
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    Council Retreat Discussion on Council Procedures and Protocols
    Revision Date: 2/2/2019
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    Approval of Minutes
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Request for Approval to: 1) Negotiate Agreements With Midpeninsula Community Media Center (Media Center) to Purchase its Building at 900 San Antonio Road, Using PEG Fees; and 2) Negotiate a new Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto (on Behalf of the Joint Powers) and the Media Center for Public, Education, and Government (PEG) Access Channel Support Services; Approval of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. C12142180 Between the City of Palo Alto (on Behalf of the Joint Powers) and the Media Center to Extend the Existing Agreement to June 30, 2019
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Approval of Contract Number C19171177 With Smith Group for a Total Amount Not-to-Exceed $2,212,100 to Provide Design and Construction Support Services for the Operations Center (WQ-14002) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Request for Approval to: 1) Negotiate Agreements With Midpeninsula Community Media Center (Media Center) to Purchase its Building at 900 San Antonio Road, Using PEG Fees; and 2) Negotiate a new Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto (on Behalf of the Joint Powers) and the Media Center for Public, Education, and Government (PEG) Access Channel Support Services; Approval of Amendment Number 2 to Agreement Number C12142180 Between the City of Palo Alto (on Behalf of the Joint Powers) and the Media Center to Extend the Existing Agreement to June 30, 2019
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Approval of the Acceptance and Appropriation of State of California Citizens Options for Public Safety (COPS) Funds and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Various Sections of Title 18 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code Related to Residential and Mixeduse Development Standards Including, but not Limited to, Minimum and Maximum Unit Density, Unit Size, Floor Area Ratio, Height, and Open Space Including Rooftop Gardens; Parking Requirements Including, but not Limited to, Regulations Related to In-lieu Parking for Downtown Commercial Uses and Retail Parking for Mixed Use Projects; Exclusively Residential Projects in Certain Commercial Zoning Districts; Ground-floor Retail and Retail Preservation Provisions; the Entitlement Approval Process; and Other Regulations Governing Residential, Multi-family Residential and Commercial Zoning Districts, all to Promote Housing Development Opportunities in These Zoning Districts in Furtherance of Implementation of the Comprehensive Plan. CEQA: Determination of Consistency with the Comprehensive Plan Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Certified and Adopted on November 13, 2017 by Council Resolution No. 9720. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Approval of the Proposed Ordinance on October 10, 2018 (Continued From December 3, 2018)
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Finance Committee Recommends the City Council: Approve the FY 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); Approve Amendments to FY 2018 Budget in Various Funds; and Approve a FY 2019 Budget Amendment in the General Fund
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    Additional Attachments B — Exhibit 1 and 2 to CMR #9983 Finance Committee recommends the City council: Approve the FY 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); Approve Amendments to FY 2018 Budget in Various Funds; and Approve a FY 2019 Budget Amendment in the General Fund
    Revision Date: 1/28/2019
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    01/22/2019 - Item 7 Memo
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING: on Objections to Weed Abatement and Adoption of Resolution Ordering Weed Nuisance Abated (STAFF REQUESTS THIS ITEM BE CONTINUED TO JANUARY 22, 2019)
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    Approval of the Second Amended and Restated Agreement for Solid Waste, Recyclable Materials and Compostable Materials Collection and Processing Services With GreenWaste of Palo Alto, Inc. In the Estimated Average Annual Amount of $22,183,000 and Approval of the Addendum to the 2008 Mitigated Negative Declaration for City-wide Waste Hauling Service as Adequate and Complete Under the California Environmental Equality Act (CEQA)
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING: on Objections to Weed Abatement and Adoption of Resolution Ordering Weed Nuisance Abated (Continued From January 14, 2019)
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    Review and Acceptance of the Annual Status Report on Developers’ Fees for Fiscal Year 2018; Adoption of a Resolution Making Findings Regarding Unexpended Stanford Research Park/El Camino Traffic Impact Fees in the Amount of $1,376,491 and San Antonio/West Bayshore Area Traffic Impact Fees in the Amount of $828,208
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    City of Palo Alto Utilities Update for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    Project Update and Possible Action on Rail Grade Separation Alternatives
    Revision Date: 1/22/2019
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    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    Receive Middlefield Road North Traffic Safety Project End-pilot Report and Direction to Adopt the Current Configuration as a Permanent Feature
    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING/QUASI-JUDICIAL: 3743 Redwood Circle [17PLN- 00272]: Consideration of an Appeal of the Director's Individual Review Approval of a new Two-story, Single Family Home. Environmental Assessment: Exempt From the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in Accordance With Guideline Section 15303 (Small Structures). Zoning District: R-1 (Single Family Residential) (Continued From October 29, 2018)
    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    Palo Alto Transportation Management Association (TMA) Annual Report
    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    PUBLIC HEARING/ QUASI-JUDICIAL: 3703-3709 El Camino Real [18PLN- 00136]: Recommendation on Applicant's Request for a Zone Change to Apply the Affordable Housing (AH) Combining District to the Site, as well as Architectural Review to Allow for the Demolition of two Existing Retail Buildings and Construction of a 100 Percent Affordable Housing Project. The Project Consists of a Four-story Building Containing 59 Residential Units, two Levels of Garage Parking, and Associated Site Improvements. The Applicant Also Requests a Design Enhancement Exception to Allow for Garage and Ground Level Encroachments Into Required Rear and Street Side Yards, and a Waiver From Retail Preservation Requirements. Zoning District: CN (Neighborhood Commercial). Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Guideline Section 15194 (Affordable Housing)
    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    Approval of Minutes
    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    Approval of Amendment Number 2 to Contract Number C15157537 With CIGNA for LTD, Life Insurance and Accidental Death Policies for an Additional Three-year Term With a Total Not-To-Exceed Amount of $5,373,662
    Revision Date: 1/14/2019
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    Resolution Honoring Council Member Holman
    Revision Date: 1/7/2019
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    Resolution Honoring Wolbach
    Revision Date: 1/7/2019
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    Resolution Honoring Kniss
    Revision Date: 1/7/2019
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    Resolution Honoring Scharff
    Revision Date: 1/7/2019
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