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LA Council Roundup

Following is a roundup of items on the Feb. 24 Los Altos City Council agenda.

Council affirms rejection of design appeal

The Los Altos City Council maintained its stance Feb. 24 on a month-old rejection of a house-design appeal filed by two neighbors concerned about their privacy.

LAH Council Roundup New rules set for attendance at committee meetings

Following are highlights from the Feb. 9 Los Altos Hills City Council meeting. The next meeting is scheduled 6 p.m. March 30 at town hall, 26375 W. Fremont Road.

Lack of attendance, engagement lead to new rules

Members of Los Altos Hills’ 14 town committees and commissions may be volunteers, but a council vote in February subjects them to new rules for attendance and Brown Act training.

News Briefs

New police to join force

Five new faces will be sporting a Los Altos Police uniform this year.

Hiring is underway for a new traffic officer, a position frozen and unfilled since the economic downturn. The Los Altos City Council added it back into the 2014-2015 budget.

Sentencing of former symphony director continues this week

Former Peninsula Symphony Executive Director Stephen Jay Carlton is scheduled to return to court this week as sentencing continues for his embezzlement conviction.

Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Judy Lee told the Town Crier that she anticipates a motion from the defense to dismiss a previous strike that would add time to Carlton’s sentence.

Mobile food vendors to operate 24/7 in Mtn. View

The city of Mountain View is in the process of amending portions of its 2013 ordinance that regulates food trucks and other mobile vendors that sell outdoors on public and private properties.

The Mountain View City Council was scheduled to review a second reading of the revised ordinance Tuesday, after the Town Crier’s press deadline.

LAH News Briefs

Following is a roundup of news from Los Altos Hills.

Mayor hosts weekly office hours

Mayor Courtenay C. Corrigan is scheduled to hold regular weekly office hours 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Heritage House (adjacent to town hall), 26379 W. Fremont Road.

Commission Briefs

Town Crier File Photo
Los Altos Parks and Recreation Commissioner Lynette Lee Eng chats with a senior during the grand opening of the Grant Park Senior Center.

The Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Senior Commission took the following actions at its Jan. 5 meeting.

City considers signage along West Edith

The city will examine placing additional signage along West Edith Avenue – near San Antonio Road – that cautions motorists to watch out for crossing pedestrians.

LAH Council Preview

Los Altos Hills Mayor Courtenay C. Corrigan is scheduled to convene the first city council meeting of the year 6 p.m. Thursday at town hall, 26375 W. Fremont Road. Following is a summary of several agenda items.

For the full agenda and online video streaming of council meetings, visit losaltoshills.ca.gov/city-government/city-council/reports.

News Briefs

Los Altos

• First Street between West Edith Avenue and Shasta Street is scheduled to close Friday to allow a large crane to hoist materials to the rooftop of the 100 First St. condominium development.

The closure is permitted between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., but contractors anticipate that the closure will be needed only 9 a.m. through 3 p.m.

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