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June 11, 2013 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

June 4, 2013

Purchase diesel regenerative air street sweeper from Municipal Maintenance Equipment, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $262,480.32. Bid from Nixon-Egli Equipment Co. was rejected as "nonresponsive."

Award three year contract for traffic signal maintenance and repair to Bear Electrical Solutions, Inc. in a not-to-exceed amount of $360,000 per year. Authorize extension for up to two additional years.

Accept bid and award contract for citywide bridge preventive maintenance to Truesdell Corporation of California, Inc. in the amount of $283, 283.00.

Adopt a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with Fremont Association of Management Employees; July 1, 2013-June 20, 2015.

Approve assessment of Fremont Landscaping Assessment District 88.

Approve issuance of California Enterprise Development Authority bonds for the benefit of First Assembly of God of Fremont in an amount not to exceed $18,000,000.

Proclaim June as Pride Month and acknowledge participation in S.F. Pride Parade June 30, 2013.

Public Communications:
Representatives of Fremont Fourth of July Parade announced Grand Marshal, judges and other participants of parade with the theme, "United We Stand."

Tri-City Health Clinic spokesperson singled out Appleby and La Pinata restaurants for smoking prohibition policies.

Scheduled Items:

Public Hearing of FY 2013/2014 Operating Budget of $150 million. Budget is projected to be balanced due to "encouraging" increasing revenue.

Update of Capital Improvement Plan of $120 million over five years including improved funding of street maintenance and new General Fund contributions to Warm Springs development. Additions to project list include Grimmer Curve improvements, Quiet Zone (rail whistle noise) at Nursery Avenue, Fremont Boulevard widening, update of Development Impact Fee and Public Art. Funding recommended for Senior Center bathroom remodel, Shinn House roof replacement and upgrades of Animal Shelter HVAC system. Council consideration at June 11, 2013 meeting.

Other Business:
Adopt a Resolution of Necessity to acquire property allowing extension of Capitol Avenue as part of the Downtown Community Plan. Property owner opposes the action as a "taking" of property without due process and logical flaws. Tenant Citibank is not opposed but needs an extension due to regulatory process. They have found a new location and need time for negotiations and required notification of customers.

Mayor Bill Harrison Aye
Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Vinnie Bacon Aye
Raj Salwan Aye

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