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February 25, 2014 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

February 18, 2014


Work Session (Councilmember Raj Salwan Ð recuse)
Warm Springs Community Plan Ð Introduction by Community Development Director Jeff Schwob, ÒA plan of what could be.Ó Discussed organizing principles developing within a cooperation agreement between City of Fremont, Fremont Unified School District, Property Owners, BART and Union Pacific RR. A ÒVision PlanÓ will incorporate land use, site & building design, transportation and public space. Public review is envisioned through a draft community plan and public hearings at the end of March/mid-April. Points of discussion from Council centered on the definition of Òurbanism,Ó affordable housing, inclusion, placemaking, green technology, training facility, transit and parking. The Community Plan is available for review at: www.fremont.gov under ÒOur CommunityÓ and ÒProjects.Ó


Consent:
Accept and appropriate $110,000 of Metropolitan Medical Response Systems and CERT grant funds from Alameda County.
Approve summary vacation of emergency vehicle access easement at Pacific Commons Blvd. and Bunche Drive.
Approve minor alterations of land use limitations in accordance with California Environmental Quality Act.
Approve land use amendment to facilitate development of sporting goods, retail and eating establishments at Pacific Commons.


Public Communications:
Request to consider climate change at a future meeting
Olive Hyde Art Guild reminds public of national watercolor exhibit at Olive Hyde Gallery


Other Business:
Adopt a resolution approving Alameda County 2014 Transportation Expenditure Plan to be placed on ballot November 4, 2014. This time around, the plan sunsets in 30 years.

Scheduled Item:
Approve medical marijuana cultivation zoning text amendment to ban outdoor cultivation and restrict indoor cultivation to locations unobservable by neighbors.


Mayor Bill Harrison Aye
Vice Mayor Vinnie Bacon Aye
Anu Natarajan Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Raj Salwan Aye (work session recusal)

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