February 3, 2010 > Fremont City Council
Fremont City Council
January 26, 2010
Approve close out of capital projects either completed or "defunded." Remaining funds are to be transferred to Budget Uncertainty Reserve, Fire Station #3 and contingency funds for other projects. Net balances of the close-out list total $3,345,126.
Approve execution of FY 2009/10 "services as needed" contract with Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services provided by Youth and Family Services. Funded programs include school site counseling services, Infant toddler program, Youth Service Center and Truancy Intervention and Probation Youth Program.
Appeal of Denial by Planning Commission of Wang Family subdivision at 46953 Ocotillo Ct. Council discussion and vote at last council meeting upheld denial of application. Recommended action to deny the project. (Suzanne Lee Chan recused from voting)
Grimmer Boulevard greenbelt Phase 1 contract award to Gallagher & Burk, Inc. in the amount of $1,018,419. Bid of lowest monetary contract (C.F. Archibald Paving) rejected due to irregularities in completion of bid forms.
Adopt legislative and funding priorities. Staff recommendations accepted with the addition of "quiet zones" (Harrison) and support of incentives for land use compliance (Natarajan).
Appointments to city commissions by Mayor Wasserman
Senior Citizens Commission - J.R. Thomas
East Bay Regional Park Liason Committee - Roman Reed; Frank Pirrone
George W. Patterson House Advisory Board - John Christman
Mayor Bob Wasserman Aye
Vice Mayor Bob Wieckowski Absent
Anu Natarajan Aye
Bill Harrison Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye (Recuse on Wang appeal)
Members of the public including representatives of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce spoke in support of an A's baseball stadium in Fremont near the present NUMMI facility. Nina Moore (Fremont Chamber of Commerce) addressed misinformation about negative impact of Redevelopment on public school district finances.