A look at Mid-Peninsula government agendas

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL
6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31

Commissions: The council will interview applicants for the Public Art and Human Relations Commissions.

How to participate: The public can tune in via Zoom, https://zoom.us/join Meeting ID: 362 027 238, or on the phone by calling 669-900-6833.

LOS ALTOS CITY COUNCIL
5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1

Commissions: The council will interview applicants for the Parks and Recreation, Planning, Complete Streets, Design Review, Historical and Library Commissions.

How to participate: Members of the public can join the meeting at https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1481682548 or by calling 650-242 4929, meeting ID: 1481682548.

EAST PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL
6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1

Natural gas: The council will discuss whether all new buildings in town should be built with no gas hook-ups.

Rent moratorium: The council may vote to extend its rent moratorium.

How to participate: Watch on midpenmedia.com, at https://zoom.us/j/97081229786, or by calling 669-900-6833 and using meeting ID 970-8122-9786.

ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL
4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2

HSR: The council may OK sending a letter about the environmental impacts predicted in a study by high-speed rail.

License plate readers: The council may give Police Chief Steve McCulley approval to place 16 license plate readers around town.

How to participate: Watch at https://ci-atherton-ca.zoom.us/j/9710277019, or call 669-900-6833 and use meeting ID 971-0277-0195. Comments can also be sent to asuber@ci.atherton.ca.us.

SAMTRANS BOARD
2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2

Attorney: The board may extend its contract with the law firm of Wagstaffe, von Loewenfeldt, Busch and Radwick LLP to further look at SamTrans’ role in the agreements creating Caltrain.

Dumbarton: The board will get an update on the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project.

How to participate: Watch on the SamTrans website, at https://samtrans.zoom.us/j/91275606315 or by calling 669-900-9128 and use meeting ID 912-7560-6315.

CALTRAIN BOARD
8:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 3

Atherton closure: The board will hear from the public as to why or why not the Atherton train station ought to be closed for good.

Budget: The board may approve the railroad’s budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1.

How to participate: Watch on the Caltrain website, at https://samtrans.zoom.us/j/93207729581 or by calling 669-900-9128 and using meeting ID 932-0772-9581.