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

Los Altos City Council January 2019

January 8, 2019 The City Council addressed a renewal and increase to Park in-Lieu fees. The term refers to the requirement that residential property developers, especially for multi-unit residential development, have a green area in the plan or prepare to pay a fee instead. The city has not increased the fees for developers in several … Continue reading Los Altos City Council January 2019

Los Altos City Council Meetings June 2018

June 12, 2018 The City Council adopted the ordinance establishing Affordable Housing Impact Fees for residential and non-residential development. The fees would generate money for the city to use toward Affordable Housing initiatives.  The City Council adopted a measure that may provide additional revenue for the city by placing on the November general election ballot … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings June 2018

Los Altos City Council Meetings May 2018

May 8, 2018 If adopted, an Affordable Housing Impact Fee would generate funds for the city to stimulate production of or enhancement of affordable housing. Keyser Marston Associates, a joint jurisdictional study by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, supports adoption. Such fees are established by the City Council, based on gross square footage, and paid … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings May 2018

Los Altos City Council Meeting March 2018

March 13, 2018 The City Council adopted the Historic Preservation Amendment and the Zoning Code amendments pertaining to accessory structures in residential districts, both discussed at previous meetings. The ordinance to amend accessory dwelling units (ADU) regulations discussed at a previous meeting was remanded again to the staff and Planning Comission for further study and … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meeting March 2018

Los Altos City Council Meetings January 2018

January 9, 2018 The City Council extended the existing interim urgency moratorium, determined on 11/28/2017, for 10 months and 15 more days on any establishment, creation, or expansion of commercial cannabis activity in all zoning districts for the City of Los Altos. City Council directed the staff to explore allowing commercial cannabis activity along El … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings January 2018

Los Altos City Council Meeting December 2017

Notes on Los Altos City Council meetings – December 2017 December 12, 2017 City Council authorized the Public Works director to record a notice of completion of University Avenue crosswalk improvements. This project began in June 2017 and finished in November 2017. City Council received an update from Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) of the El … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meeting December 2017