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June 14, 2011 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

June 7, 2011

Consent Calendar:
Authorize official representation of the City of Fremont in the San Francisco Pride Parade.

Authorize a Master Service Agreement with Kleinfelder West, Inc., for construction materials testing consultant services for the 2011 Asphalt Overlay and the Phase I - Beacon Avenue, California Street and Walnut Avenue projects in an amount not to exceed$150,000.

Appropriate $448,000 of Highway Bridge Program (HBP) Funds for bridge replacement of the Niles Boulevard Overhead Bridge that crosses over BART and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks at the north end of Niles.

Use a Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Grant of $143,370 for the Paseo Padre Parkway Street Light Pole Replacement Project between Walnut Avenue and Washington Boulevard.

Introduce an Ordinance to adopt a Precise Planned District, and approve a preliminary grading plan, private street, variance for a modified public street, and vesting tentative tract map to develop a 9-lot Single-Family Residential Subdivision on a Vacant Portion of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church Property. (Dutra - abstain)

Amend Pacific Commons Gateways and Signage Standards to increase the number of freeway oriented signs.

Sign an Agreement with All City Management Services for adult crossing guard services through the School in an amount not to exceed $175,000 per year for a three year term.

Recognize June as Pride Month

Public Comment:
Speakers from SEIU 1021 (City employees) asked for fairness in staff budget reductions. They noted that they have not received COLA (Cost of Living Adjustment) since 2008 and the sacrifices asked of them are not balanced with other bargaining units. They asked the council to "level the playing field."

Scheduled Items:
First public hearing and Council direction to Staff on the proposed FY 2011/12 Operating Budget

First public hearing and Council direction to Staff on the proposed FY 2011/12 -
2015/16 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget

Appeal of Planning Commission approval of dance school at Pacific Commons. Staff recommends denial of appeal.

Enter into an agreement with Holland and Knight, LLP to Provide Government Relations and Strategic Advice and Federal Advocacy for efforts related to development of the South Fremont/Warm Springs Area.

City Council and Redevelopment Agency:
Authorize improvement and maintenance agreements of Iron Horse Lane in Niles with property owners.

Approve acquisition from Redevelopment Agency of 40.1 acre parcel known as "the Municipal Parcel" for park use and possible transit station. Recreational use is anticipated as four soccer fields and an overlay of two cricket fields. One cricket field will occupy the space of approximately two soccer fields. Funds of $4,372,117 for purchase will be from Development Impact Park Land Acquisition Funds. Study is now underway of exact use and fees or other methods to assure continued maintenance of the new facility.

City Council, Redevelopment Agency and Public Financing Authority:
Re-authorize issuance of 2011 Redevelopment Agency Tax Allocation Bonds. Proceeds will be used primarily for construction of an Irvington BART Station.

Mayor Bob Wasserman Aye
Vice Mayor Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Anu Natarajan Aye
Bill Harrison Aye
Dominic Dutra Aye

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