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February 4, 2014 > Union City City Council

Union City City Council

January 28, 2014

Proclamations and Presentations:
Recognize 2013 Employee of the Year recipients.
General Government: Mark Evanoff
Public Safety: Andrew Gannam
Leisure Services & Public Works: Edward Rivera

Consent Calendar:
Authorize the city manager to execute a contract with Gillig Corporation for the purchase of four low-floor compressed natural gas busses. Each bus will cost $551,666. The city is seeking a grant from the Federal Transit Administration and expects a grant of $736,000 will be approved this year.

Authorize the city manager to enter a consultant agreement for construction inspection and materials testing service and an agreement amendment for structural engineering support for the Alameda Creek Bridge at Decoto Road Seismic Retrofit Improvements Project with AECOM for an amount not to exceed $418,689.44, and approve an amendment to a contract with Briggs Cardosa for structural engineering support for $86,970.

Authorize renewal of the Microsoft Software Assurance Licensing Agreement which would result in a three-year total of $220,873.08.

City Manager Reports:
Update on the Analysis of the Measure AA sales tax, which went into effect in 2011 and will sunset in 2015 unless renewal on the November ballot is approved. The 0.5% tax on sales in Union City brings in about $4 million per year and staff argued that it did not negatively impact sales. (No action)

Allocate $58,000 in public art fund for a citywide mural program in the interest of graffiti abatement.

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

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