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October 26, 2010 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

October 19, 2010

Consent Calendar:
Approve winter relief funds of $50,000 in City of Fremont HOME funds to Abode Services for rental subsidies.
Approve contract for FY 10-11 with Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services for Mobile Integrated Assessment and Treatment Team for Seniors in the amount of $422,799.
Street improvement agreement for Telles Lane.

Public Communications:
John Freeman noted risk of Skate Park site in an earthquake "liquefaction zone."

Other Business:
Capitol Corridor Service Expansion Program explained by David Kutrosky, Managing Director of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA). Federal High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail funds are sought for three projects to expand Capitol Corridor intercity train service that extends from Auburn to San Jose. The "Vision Plan" expands service incrementally and is outlined in a "program Environmental Assessment" (EA). Projects for FY 2010 include work on Donner Pass, Newark-Albrae siding and expansion of the Centerville train platform. Capacity enhancing projects will impact routing and train traffic including freight traffic. The Draft Program EA is now available for public review and comment; comments due to CCJPA by October 29, 2010.

Update on south Fremont/Warm Springs studies
Public outreach and studies have begun through a federal Economic Development Administration grant of $333,000 matched by City staff time value of $83,250. Focus is on Economic and Market Analysis Strategic Plan, Land Use, Infrastructure and a financial assessment. A community workshop was held on October 4, 2010 and a community meeting is scheduled for November 6 at City Hall followed by a presentation to council on November 16 and another community meeting on December 6 and council presentation on December 14. Additional meetings will be held in 2011. Growth opportunities were discussed for retail, office, industrial and residential development in relationship to baseline market conditions.

Mayor Bob Wasserman Aye
Vice Mayor Bob Wieckowski Aye
Anu Natarajan Aye
Bill Harrison Aye
Sue Lee Chan Aye

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