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

Los Altos City Council Meeting November 2017

Notes for Los Altos City Council   November 2017 November 14, 2017 The City Council approved $416,000 to expand and upgrade the kitchen at Grant Park, especially for use by the Senior Center. Santa Clara County Health Services required the upgrade of old unsafe facilities in order to prepare food. The Los Altos Public Arts … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meeting November 2017

Los Altos City Council Meetings October 2017

Notes for Los Altos City Council-October 2017 October 10, 2017 The City Council adopted the ordinance for Density Bonus Regulations and the ordinance for Commercial Transit Zone amendments which had taken up much discussion time in the September city council meetings. In addition, City Council authorized and adopted under the consent calendar, notice of completion … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings October 2017

Los Altos City Council Meetings September 2017

September 12, 2017 The City Council was asked to introduce and waive further reading of the Density Bonus Regulations ordinance and adopt the local density bonus regulations developed by the Planning and Transportation Commission (PTC) - currently 38 units/acre. The ordinance gives incentives to developers to build more affordable housing. The applications can be rejected … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings September 2017

Los Altos City Council Meetings July & August 2017

July 11, 2017 The City Council approved re-consideration of public Parking Plaza 10 as part of private development at 40 Main Street, provided the design complies with the city’s standards for parking space. It is understood that providing a design does not assure final approval of the private development project. Note that a similar proposal … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings July & August 2017

Los Altos City Council Meetings June 2017

June 13, 2017 The city council voted to appropriate $96,619 from the Capital Improvement Program to award Wattis Construction the total $234,216 to complete the University Avenue Crosswalk Improvement Project. The city council adopted the resolution to support the Association of the Los Altos History Museum’s application for a $95,000 grant to the Santa Clara … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings June 2017

Los Altos City Council Meeting May 2017

Los Altos City Council – May 2017 May 9, 2017 The City Council approved the revised University Avenue Crosswalk Improvement Project. Council provided input on the robust affordable housing program that city staff is developing for the area. The program provides incentives to developers: in exchange for greater building height and density, developers must provide … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meeting May 2017

Los Altos City Council Meeting April 2017

Los Altos City Council – April 2017 April 25, 2017 Daniel Varela, Assistant Civil Engineer, presented the construction contract award proposal for the Covington Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Project. Bids were initiated with direction from the comprehensive December 2010 Blach Neighborhood Traffic Study for safety and mobility needs. The low bid of $387,632, submitted … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meeting April 2017

Los Altos City Council March 2017

Los Altos City Council-March 2017 March 14, 2017 The City Council approved the draft implementation schedule for the 2017 Strategic Priorities as requested at the February 28, 2017 council meeting. The schedule includes the staff’s list of objectives and tasks with dates for implementing, and dates for stated objectives for each of the seven priorities. … Continue reading Los Altos City Council March 2017