CTRA Board Meeting Agenda

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: College Terrace Library


7:00   Agenda changes and “Open mic” time: 

  • Richard to open meeting & review agenda items

7:10  College Terrace Block Party Review (Mary)

  • Overview of event
  • Final Attendance/RSVP #
  • Follow up from the Mayor and City Council
  • Library feedback (library card sign-ups, visitors, etc.)
  • Donations update (Eileen)
  • Attendees Feedback: Send Feedback Survey to CT Block Leads & Party attendees

7:30 College Terrace Traffic Safety & Escondido Elementary Intersection (Melissa)

  • Update on pedestrian car accident of Escondido Elementary student at dismissal on 9/8/23 
  • Implications of crossing guards, intersection safety, traffic mediation, other measures with PAUSD, Stanford and City of Palo Alto
  • Additional Stop Signs & Crosswalks:
  • Stanford Ave at Wellesley and Oberlin 
  • Columbia at California
  • Overall create safe pathways & street crossing for pedestrians and bikers

7:50 Meeting Minutes Approval (Diane)

  • Review Meeting Minutes & Approve

8:00 CTRA Bylaws (Bridget)

  • Review board bylaws

8:15 Possible October Agenda Items (Melanie)

  • Establish a date and invite Tiffany Griego 
  • Discuss plans for the development project and its progress for the Fish Market/ McDonald’s site
  • Discuss SRP plans for housing new employees as they grow their Life Sciences Hub. 

8:30 Coyote Presence in CT & Stanford (Ann)

  • Discuss coyote escalated presence in CT and Stanford
  • Discuss reaching out to the Santa Clara Co. wildlife expert
  • Depending on schedules we could arrange for a talk if the board agrees.                  

8:45  “Around the Terrace” Updates (Melissa)

  • Align on announcements/information needing to be shared with College Terrace
  • Update on CollegeTerrace.org website


  • Partnering with University Terrace (Bridget)
  • December Caroling: Put on the Agenda for the October Board Meeting