Los Altos City Council February 2020

February 11, 2020 The City Council heard the second reading and adopted the final version of the ordinance to amend R3-4.5 zoning, particularly valuable to the multi-family duplex Marshall Meadows district in Los Altos. The ordinance establishes development standards for such districts to make reasonable improvements and additions to the owner’s property while maintaining the … Continue reading Los Altos City Council February 2020

Los Altos City Council January 2020

Los Altos City Council – January 2020 January 14, 2020 By consent, the City Council approved unanimously the R3-4.5 zoning amendments that established site development standards for the Los Altos multi-family district where none existed, establishing a design review process for renovations to properties and updating other provisions for a multiple-family district to be consistent … Continue reading Los Altos City Council January 2020

Los Altos City Council November 2019

Los Altos City Council – November 2019 November 12, 2019 The City Council adopted a resolution for a Mills Act authorization for a Gambrel design barn at 210 Alta Vista Avenue, Los Altos to be designated an historic property. The City Council heard the proposal for Ordinance #2019-467 to amend the zoning code in the … Continue reading Los Altos City Council November 2019

Los Altos City Council October 2019

Los Altos City Council - October 2019 The council had special council meetings on October 1 and 29, 2019. The council did not meet the second Tuesday of October. October 22, 2019 The City of Los Altos owns Redwood Grove Nature Preserve, a 5.7-acre nature preserve located off University Avenue. The City contracted with Grassroots … Continue reading Los Altos City Council October 2019

Los Altos City Council September 2019

Los Altos City Council – September 2019 September 10, 2019 City Council adopted an ordinance of the Los Altos Municipal Code to revise Density Bonus regulations regarding incentive standards for properties to be developed in Los Altos. Discussions about the ordinance took place during the July and August 2019 meetings. The city uses a menu … Continue reading Los Altos City Council September 2019

Los Altos City Council August 2019

Los Altos City Council – August 2019 August 27, 2019 The City Council approved sending a letter to California representatives supporting their bills in Congress regarding the implementation of FCC rulemaking to accelerate deployment for wireless infrastructure by removing barriers to investment. The bills by Senator Dianne Feinstein (S2012) and Representative Anna Eshoo (HR530) are … Continue reading Los Altos City Council August 2019

Los Altos City Council July 2019

July 9, 2019 The City Council authorized the staff to execute an agreement to NOVA Partners, Inc. to oversee the construction management of the community center project which includes demolition as well as construction of the new facility. Staff researched projects managed by the consulting firm, and found it highly ranked with demonstrated competence and … Continue reading Los Altos City Council July 2019

Los Altos City Council March 2019

March 12, 2019 The City Council received an update on the status of the design readiness for construction of the new Los Altos community Center from Tam and Noll architects. Oppenheim/Davis presented the current construction cost estimate. From the retreat, council members had raised concerns about the cost of additional design elements in bid documents … Continue reading Los Altos City Council March 2019

Los Altos City Council February 2019

February 12, 2019 Speakers from the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) presented their current plan for realigning transit lines. The staff will draft a letter to the VTA with suggestion to reroute bus line 51 in order to provide ‘school tripper’ service to south Los Altos students in the Cupertino School District and Fremont Union High … Continue reading Los Altos City Council February 2019

Mountain View City Council January 2019

January 8 Council Chambers was packed for this primarily ceremonial session as outgoing Councilmembers Ken Rosenberg, Pat Showalter, and Lenny Siegel stepped down; newly elected Councilmembers Ellen Kamei, Lucas Ramirez, and Alison Hicks took their seats; and Vice Mayor Lisa Matichak and Councilmember Margaret Abe-Koga were elected Mayor and Vice Mayor, following the standard progression. … Continue reading Mountain View City Council January 2019