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October 15, 2013 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

October 8, 2013

Consent Calendar:
Amend agreement with FM3 in an amount not-to-exceed $45,000 for 2013 Community Survey

Removed from Consent:
Authorize plan to surplus and dispose of City-owned property at 37350 Sequoia Road, 3723 Darwin Drive, 3393 Washington Boulevard, 37645 Second Street, 43227 Mission Boulevard, Stevenson Boulevard and Stevenson Place, Pickering Avenue and Canyon Heights, Palm Avenue near I-680, Decoto Road and Fremont Boulevard and Irsherwood Way and Paseo Padre Parkway.
Public question about legal ownership of some properties and disposition of proceeds.

Public Communications:
Speaker approved of use of foreclosed residence renovation as fulfillment of affordable housing requirement for developers.

Scheduled Items:
Amend development policy standards for multifamily residential development. Design principles involve context sensitive design, site planning & layout, open space & landscape, building design & architecture, and sustainability. Guidelines are designed to be flexible without mandatory requirements for long term application. Developer representative noted that changes should not Òput us all in a big boxÓ that ÒstackÓ regulations that cannot be met; cantilevered designs should be considered satisfactory. An appeal process is included.

Council Communications:
Appoint John M. Cleary to Human Relations Commission, term to expire 12/31/14
Amend Council assignments to appoint Mayor Harrison as designee on Alameda County Transportation Commission Ð Sue Chan as alternate.

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

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