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2018 Dewatering regulations on the City Council Consent Calendar, Monday, Dec. 11, 7 pm

Proposed 2018 dewatering regulations for below ground construction are on City Council’s consent calendar for Monday, Dec. 11th, 7 pm, City Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton.  City Council accepts written and oral comments from the public on any item on the … Continue reading

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Fracking in Santa Clara County

Did you know fracking for oil and gas production is permitted in Santa Clara County? The Sierra Club invites us to write to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,, requesting a ban on fracking in Santa Clara County. … Continue reading

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City 2017 Dewatering Map Now Online

The City has updated the online map of dewatering sites.  You can easily find the location of Palo Alto’s 2017 dewatering sites by clicking the Maps link on the right-hand side of this page.  As of May 31st, yellow marks … Continue reading

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MARCH 20: Ask Council Not to Gut the Comprehensive Plan

On Monday, March 20th, 2017 the City Council will discuss and give direction to Staff regarding the organization of the Comprehensive Plan.  This discussion is wide-ranging and is scheduled from 7 to 10 pm. We encourage you to attend the … Continue reading

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City Council Takes Steps to Reduce (but not Eliminate) Waste of Groundwater from Basement Construction

First, thank you to the nearly 100 supporters who came to City Hall on March 7th and to all those who wrote letters of support.  Not a single person spoke in opposition to our proposals, including three persons from the … Continue reading

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