Special Meeting Monday, January 23, 2023 Council Chambers & Hybrid
5:00 PM Amended Agenda
Amended Agenda Items appear below in Red
Pursuant to AB 361 Palo Alto City Council meetings will be held as “hybrid” meetings with the option to attend by teleconference/video conference or in person. To maximize public safety while still maintaining transparency and public access, members of the public can choose to participate from home or attend in person. Information on how the public may observe and participate in the meeting is located at the end of the agenda. Masks are strongly encouraged if attending in person. The meeting will be broadcast on Cable TV Channel 26, live on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/c/cityofpaloalto, and streamed to Midpen Media Center https://midpenmedia.org.
Public comments will be accepted both in person and via Zoom for up to three minutes or an amount of time determined by the Chair. All requests to speak will be taken until 5 minutes after the staff’s presentation. Written public comments can be submitted in advance to [email protected] and will be provided to the Council and available for inspection on the City’s website. Please clearly indicate which agenda item you are referencing in your subject line.
PowerPoints, videos, or other media to be presented during public comment are accepted only by email to [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. Once received, the Clerk will have them shared at public comment for the specified item. To uphold strong cybersecurity management practices, USB’s or other physical electronic storage devices are not accepted.
Listed times are estimates only and are subject to change at any time, including while the meeting is in progress. The Council reserves the right to use more or less time on any item, to change the order of items and/or to continue items to another meeting. Particular items may be heard before or after the time estimated on the agenda. This may occur in order to best manage the time at a meeting or to adapt to the participation of the public.
CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY Subject: Written Liability Claim Against the City of Palo Alto by James Goodrich
(Claim No. C22-0013) Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9(e)(3)
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (Ed Shikada, Kiely Nose, Sandra Blanch, Nicholas Raisch, Molly Stump, and Caio Arelleano) Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521, Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)Palo Alto Peace Officer’s Association (PAPOA), Palo Alto Police Management Association (PMA), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) local 1319, Palo Alto Fire Chiefs Association (FCA),; Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6 (a)
STUDY SESSION (6:45 - 7:45 PM)
Presentation of the Annual Community Survey Results Presentation
Parks and Recreation Commission Recommendation to Adopt an Ordinance Amending PAMC Section 22.04.220 to Regulate Electric Bicycles and Electric Coasting Devices in Parks and Open Spaces Public Comments
Acceptance of the Macias Gini & O’Connell Audit of the City of Palo Alto’s Financial Statements as of June 30, 2022 and the Management Letter; Approval of the FY 2022 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR); and Amendments to the FY 2022 Budget in Various Funds, as Recommended by the Finance Committee
Approval of Contract with CivicPlus, LLC (C23186719) for CivicRec Recreation Management Software for a Period of Six Years in an Amount Not to Exceed $735,065 (Including a 5% Contingency for Additional Services Amount of $29,229)
CITY MANAGER COMMENTS (8:10 - 8:30 PM)Presentation
ACTION ITEMS Include: Reports of Committees/Commissions, Ordinances and Resolutions, Public Hearings, Reports of Officials, Unfinished Business and Council Matters.
PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 575 Los Trancos [21PLN-00196]: Adoption of a Record of Land Use Action Approving a Major Site and Design Application for the Construction of a new 7,245 Square Foot Single-Family Residence With a new 895 Square Foot Accessory Dwelling Unit and Associated Site Improvements, on a 5.38-Acre Site. Zoning District: Open Space (OS). Environmental Review: Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. Title Updated, Public Comments, Presentation (8:30 – 9:30 PM)
City Council discussion and direction regarding wage requirements for the contract for next Janitorial services
A. Review and Provide Direction on Wage and Benefits Requirements for Inclusion in a New Janitorial Services Request for Proposal (RFP) B. Responsible Contracting Standards Colleague's Memo (Stone & Burt) Presentation (9:30 – 10:30 PM)
2. In person public comments please complete a speaker request card located on the table at the entrance to the Council Chambers, and deliver it to the City Clerk prior to discussion of the item.
3. Spoken public comments using a computer or smart phone will be accepted through the teleconference meeting. To address the Council, click on the link below to access a Zoom-based meeting. Please read the following instructions carefully.
You may download the Zoom client or connect to the meeting in- browser. If using your browser, make sure you are using a current, up-to-date browser: Chrome 30 , Firefox 27 , Microsoft Edge 12 , Safari 7 . Certain functionality may be disabled in older browsers including Internet Explorer. Or download the Zoom application onto your phone from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and enter the Meeting ID below
You may be asked to enter an email address and name. We request that you identify yourself by name as this will be visible online and will be used to notify you that it is your turn to speak.
When you wish to speak on an Agenda Item, click on “raise hand.” The Clerk will activate and unmute speakers in turn. Speakers will be notified shortly before they are called to speak.
When called, please limit your remarks to the time limit allotted.
A timer will be shown on the computer to help keep track of your comments.
4. Spoken public comments using a phone use the telephone number listed below. When you wish to speak on an agenda item hit *9 on your phone so we know that you wish to speak. You will be asked to provide your first and last name before addressing the Council. You will be advised how long you have to speak. When called please limit your remarks to the agenda item and time limit allotted.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT (ADA)
Persons with disabilities who require auxiliary aids or services in using City facilities, services or programs or who would like information on the City’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, may contact (650) 329-2550 (Voice) 48 hours or more in advance.