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May 1, 2012 > Newark City Council

Newark City Council

April 26, 2012

Approval 4-0-1(Ana Apodaca abstention)

Presentations and Proclamations:
Proclaim May as Older Americans Month
Proclaim May 3 as National Day of Prayer with gathering at City Hall Flagpole that day at noon
Proclaim April 30-May 6 as Cinco de Mayo Week; LUNA will hold a celebration Jerry Raber Park on May 6 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Proclaim May 11-20 as Affordable Housing Week; Newark Gardens residents accepted
Proclaim May as Water Aquatics Safety Week; Silliman Center Lifeguards accepted

Written Communications:
Planning Commission referral of optional review to demolish a single family structure at 7327 Dairy Avenue and replace with a duplex at 7315 and 7327 Dairy Avenue. No action necessary (Collazo recuse)

Public Hearings:
Request by Newark Chamber of Commerce for conditional use permit and planned unit development for Tri-Cities Motor Rally on May 19, 2012 and SummerFest on July 14-15. Both activities to be held at NewPark Mall parking lot.

Annual submittal for Measure B funding of Newark Paratransit
Accept bid and award to Smart Plumbers & Rooters, Inc. for hot water storage tank replacement at Silliman Family Aquatic Center
Authorize agreement of Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program
Award contract for 2011/12 citywide wheelchair accessible ramps to Rosas Brothers Construction
Adopt five-year budget forecast
Amend agreement with Caporicci & Larson for a one-year extension of auditing services

Removed from Consent:
Approve Alameda County Transportation Expenditure Plan and recommend extension and augmentation of sales tax on November 6 ballot.

Authorize the mayor to sign a letter commenting on inequities in the Preferred Land Use Scenario of the Sustainable Communities Strategy. Newark is shown with a disproportionate growth forecast and housing expectation.

Share funding of a hotel marketing program with Newark hotels to develop an identity, logo and website marketing. Total cost of this phase is $6,500 of which City of Newark will contribute $3,250 for a contract with Kennedy Consulting Services.

Issue a Request for Proposals for professional services to create a Greater NewPark Master Plan to develop opportunities of the 100+ acre site which has been stagnant and has significant development potential.

Council Matters:
Appoint Faye Hall and Ellwood Ballard to Senior Citizen Standing Advisory Committee

Mayor Alan Nagy Aye
Vice Mayor Ana Apodaca Aye
Luis Freitas Aye
Maria "Sucy" Collazo Aye
Robert Marshall Aye

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