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September 17, 2013 > Union City City Council

Union City City Council

Submitted By Frank Addiego

September 10, 2013

Presentations and Proclamations
Staff introduced new city employees as well as employees who have been promoted.

New hires include Revenue Collections Coordinator Kendra Rahnni Le, Finance Specialist Griffin Ellis, attorney Kristopher Kokotaylo, Economic Development Manager Gloria Ortega, Part-Time Program Coordinator Corina Aguilar, Crime Analyst Rebekah Johnson, Deputy Police Chief Darryl McAllister, Police Officers Amo Virk, Matthew Blanchard, Miguel Llamas and Daniel Mendoza, Facility Maintenance Worker Michael Diaz, Maintenance Trainee for Parks and Grounds Armando Garcia.

Promotions include Revenue and Budget Manager Will Fuentes, Finance Specialist Ricardo Boza, Deputy City Clerk Regina McEvoy, Intervention Counselor Kristie Potter, Facilities Maintenance Attendant Jesse Salinas and Part-Time Office Specialist Joshua Lacsamana.

Comcate president Dave Richmond presented the city's new app, which will allow citizens to report graffiti, and helps the city integrate different departments when needed.

Public Hearings
The city postponed a decision on an application to build a 135-unit single-family residential development with 11.6 Units per acre. Originally staff recommended that they deny the application, based on zoning of the area, and problems with soil safety.

Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci: Nay
Vice Mayor Emily Duncan: Aye
Councilmember Lorrin Ellis: Aye
Councilmember Pat Gacoscos: Aye
Councilmember Jim Navarro: Aye

Consent Calendar:
Adopt a resolution to accept work for a traffic signal on Dyer St and Jean Drive.

Adopt a resolution for vehicle replacement contracts and decommission replaced vehicles.

Adopt a resolution increasing the 2013-2014 Budget to $1.6 million.

Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci: Aye
Vice Mayor Emily Duncan: Aye
Councilmember Lorrin Ellis: Aye
Councilmember Pat Gacoscos: Aye
Councilmember Jim Navarro: Aye

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