Weekly City Council Roll-Up

Weekly City Council Roll-Up

Last week, the City Council approved building a FY 2022 proposed budget assuming Scenario B and directed staff to reassess in Fall 2021 with the Finance Committee for any changes in economic conditions. They also accepted the Long-Range Financial Forecast, annual budget development guidelines, and to return to Council with options to evaluate elements of the capital plan and explore one-time modest reductions in the budget stabilization reserve to provide a bridge, while addressing strategic changes to operating expenses. The Council also approved the City’s 2021 Legislative Guidelines and Utilities Legislative Guidelines as recommended by the Policy and Services Committee and Utilities Advisory Committee and approved scheduling a Council discussion to review specific bills pending in the state. The Council also approved a special recruitment period for the vacant Planning and Transportation Commission position, with a deadline to apply of February 23, 2021. For details on the recruitment and to apply, go here: http://bit.ly/PTCRecruitment

Watch past meeting recordings or live meetings on the City’s Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/cityofpaloalto or check out meeting materials here: https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/councilagendas

Last Updated: February 16, 2021