The Agenda: Tavern on tap, school facilities plan and more

The Agenda: Tavern on tap, school facilities plan and more

Michele Ellson

A tavern is planned for the Park Street space once occupied by the Silver Tree gift shop. Drawing courtesy of the City of Alameda.

For the week of May 12, 2014

PLANNING BOARD

The Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will conduct a public review of a draft waterfront town center plan for Alameda Point and will consider a proposed wayfinding sign program for the Point.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the city website. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast cable channel 15 and AT&T cable channel 99 and webcast live on the city website.

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

The Zoning Administrator meets at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 in Conference Room 360 on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The administrator will consider a use permit to allow a tavern called Park Place Tavern on the ground floor of 1437 Park Street and to allow the tavern to remain open until 1 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the city website.

YOUTH ADVISORY COMMISSION

The Youth Advisory Commission meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 in Conference Room 360 on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The commission will conduct a debrief on its April 10 tobacco presentation before the Recreation and Park Commission and also, final preparations for an upcoming presentation to City Council.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the city website.

CITY COUNCIL

The City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The council will conduct closed-door performance reviews of City Manager John Russo and City Attorney Janet Kern.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the city website.

BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will consider approval of a plan to transform Will C. Wood Middle School into a science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) academy. The board will also receive presentations on a draft facilities master plan, the process for prioritizing and implementing projects outlined in the plan, and answers to questions about the possible structure for bonds to fund it. The board will also review the progress of its existing magnet and innovative school programs and receive an update about new programs that have been proposed. The board will also receive reports on evaluations of its math and Inquiry by Design instructional initiatives, the district’s English language learner master plan and Common Core Standards’ relation to a new accountability plan the district is required to draft. The board is also being asked to approve the layoff of seven district employees, conduct a public hearing on changes in the Bay Area School of Enterprise charter and recognize Alameda’s teacher of the year and finalists.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the school district website. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast cable channel 15 and AT&T cable channel 99 and webcast live on the city website.

GOLF COMMISSION

The Golf Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 in the Ladies Lounge at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex, 1 Clubhouse Memorial Road.

On the agenda: The commission will discuss its meeting location.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the city website.

COMING UP

Public Utility Board, 7 p.m. Monday, May 19, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

City Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Agenda

Comments

Submitted by oldtimer (not verified) on Mon, May 12, 2014

I can remember when it was Walt's Men's Shop for decades.
So we have Park Place Tavern at Santa Clara and Speakeasy almost ready to open a block away at Central in a former bank building.
"How dry I am".