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August 27, 2013 > Milpitas City Council Meeting

Milpitas City Council Meeting

August 20, 2013

Unfinished Business
Received progress report on the Bay Area Rapid Transit Extension Project from VTA officials. Construction on the Milpitas BART station broke ground on April 12 and is expected to be completed in 2016. Other new BART stations being built include Beryessa and San Jose. The public is encouraged to visit the vta.org website or call (408) 934-2662 for more information.

New Business
Considered an agreement between SJB Child Development Centers sponsored by First 5, and the city of Milpitas for use of the Milpitas Teen Center. Council expressed many concerns over cost, liability issues, location of facility, and campaign contributions First 5 had made. Giordano moved to deny the agreement.

Mayor Jose Esteves: Aye
Vice Mayor Althea Polanski: Aye
Councilmember Debbie Indihar Giordano: Aye
Councilmember Armando Gomez: Nay
Councilmember Carmen Montano: Absent

Consent Calendar
Approved a request from Fil-Am association of Milpitas for a fee waiver for the Adobo Festival to be held August 31 through September 1, 2013 at Sports Center in the amount of $1,500.

Approved a request from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for a waiver for Autumn Festival in the amount of $2,260.82 for various fees to be held September 6 through 8, 2013 on church grounds.

Adopted a resolution approving final acceptance of Paragon Townhomes Project No. 3204, after the City Engineer inspected improvements made by the principal.

Adopted a resolution approving the annual investment policy.

Adopted a memorandum of understanding with the Milpitas Employees Association for the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 and a side letter executed by MEA on August 6, 2013 involving provisions for things such as benefits, leave policy, etc.

Adopted a resolution to authorize the City Manager to execute a software maintenance contract renewal with Tritech Software System in the amount of $9,765.54. There will also be annual renewals based on CPI adjustments.

Adopted a resolution adding one secretary position and eliminating one office specalist position in the planning and neighborhood services department.

Authorized the City Manager to execute an amendment to the agreement with CalRecovery, Inc. for Solid Waste consulting services by increasing compensation by $20,000.

Approved an amendment to the agreement with Gachina landscape management for the civic center and to the library landscape maintenance service by increasing the contract to $38,221 for the second year, then $36,744 for subsequent years.

Approved an amendment to the agreement with Jensen Landscape services for McCarthy Ranch landscape maintenance services increasing contract total to $261,923 through year three and $72,879 for years four and five.

Received a report of emergency repair for the Marylinn Drive Sewer Main and approved a budget appropriation from the sewer fund, authorizing staff to pay Preston Pipelines and Presidio Systems for emergency repairs in an amount limited to $40,000.

Approved payment to Peelle Technologies for their annual software/hardware maintenance to document imaging for one year in an amount limited to $23,801.


Mayor Jose Esteves: Aye
Vice Mayor Althea Polanski: Aye
Councilmember Debbie Indihar Giordano: Aye
Councilmember Armando Gomez: Aye
Councilmember Carmen Montano: Absent

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