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June 26, 2012 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

June 19, 2012

Consent Calendar:
Authorize networking equipment purchase from NetXperts, Inc. in the amount of $247,120.80
Award a 3-year maintenance contract for landscape and streetscape services to Gachina Landscape Management in an amount not-to-exceed $630,000 plus 20% extra work and one-time baseline upgrades of $150,000. One-year amendments can extend the contract term to eight years.
Revise Bay Friendly Landscape requirements for Civic Improvement projects with 2,500 - 10,000 square feet of irrigated landscape area.
Remove landmark status from 42 trees that no longer exist and extend status to 23 other trees.
Appropriate $969,800 from Public Safety Bond funds to Police Seismic Retrofit project.
Authorize consulting services and software from Oracle/PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Human Capital Management 9.1 system. Contract with CedarCrestone, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $560,736 and Gideon Taylor Consulting in an amount not-to-exceed $176,191.25

Added to Consent:
Appoint Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan as voting delegate to League of California Cities Annual Conference with Councilmember Bill Harrison as voting alternate.

Honor Kourosh Nikoui for 25 years service to the City of Fremont as a forensic specialist with Fremont Police Department.

Public Communications:
As a member of the Fourth of July Citizen's Committee, Steve Cho asked the council for some City support for the parade, currently funded entirely by private donations. This request has been made before and he noted that although the City of Fremont pays a fee for a parade outside Fremont, it does not lend any support to the Fourth of July Parade held within Fremont and for Fremont. He praised some councilmembers for active fundraising help, notably Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan.

Another member of the Fourth of July Parade Committee, Maggie Pederson, also spoke about the upcoming parade.

Successor Agency:
An oral report by Community Development Director Jeff Schwob was received regarding oversight of former Redevelopment Agency asset disposition. Next meeting scheduled for October 3, 2012.

Mayor Gus Morrison Aye
Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan Aye
Bill Harrison Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Dominic Dutra Absent

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