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May 17, 2011 > Union City City Council

Union City City Council

May 10, 2011

Proclamations and Presentations
Proclaimed May 15-21, 2011 as National Public Works Week and National Police Week.

Recognized Sgt. Branson Hayward as 2010 Union City Police Officers' Association Officer of the Year.

Energy Upgrade California Program presentation by Stopwaste.org

Consent Calendar
Authorized a five-year agreement with Alameda County for emergency medical services First Responder Advanced Life Support Services from Alameda County Fire Department. Over the term of the agreement, the city will receive between $171,572 per annum (current year) to $185,715 inn year five.

Authorized one-month extension of a provisional appointment of a Police Office Assistant, who has been in post for six months, to continue with administrative tasks and allow investigators to focus on casework. Funding for the extension is already included in the Police Department's FY 2010-11 budget.

Accepted and appropriated supplementary grant award for $2,999.81 from First 5 Alameda County Grants Initiative for multi-lingual/multi-cultural neighborhood play groups, parent education and family literacy programs for July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011. The California Children and Families First Act 1998 (Proposition 10) sanctioned the use of tax revenue from cigarettes and tobacco products to tax early childhood development programs.

Adopted proposed schedule for annual joint Council-Commission meetings and work sessions.

City Manager Reports
Authorized City Manager Larry Cheeves to execute a joint reimbursement agreement for the dissolution of the Alameda Community Action Program (ACAP).

Appropriated funds and authorized maximum expenditures of $150,000 to fund the city's share of ACAP's liabilities, as the program ceases, and authorized City Manager to pay documented expenses.

Received third quarter (to March 31, 2011) budget update for FY 2010-11.

Oral Communications
Olga and Ted Miller complained of excessive noise from the Union City Sports Center when it is rented as a venue for parties and other celebratory events.

Ted Hines spoke in support of Measure UU (Public Safety Parcel Tax 2008) and the $500,000 which it raises to fund youth violence prevention and intervention programs. He requested continuation of an adequate budget for counselors.

Mayor Mark Green - Yes
Vice Mayor Jim Navarro - Yes
Emily Duncan - Yes
Lorrin Ellis - Yes
Pat Gacoscos - Yes

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