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January 18, 2011 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

January 11, 2011

Consent Calendar:
Approve private street improvement plans of KB Home South Bay, Inc. for Lurene Drive, Paso Nuez Common, Paso Pino Common, Paso Roble Common, Paso Cedro Common and Paso Olmo Terrace.

Accept Redevelopment Agency annual report of financial transactions and housing activities. Report is available for public review in the Office of Housing and Redevelopment.

Accept leadership training funds ($48,000) from Alameda County Office of Emergency Services acting as fiscal agent for State Homeland Security Program.

Vacate a portion of Thornton Avenue and Post Street to Dale Hardware. (Harrison recused)

Declare January 2011 as National Blood Donor Month

Redevelopment Agency:
Discuss Redevelopment Agency closeouts and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The purpose of CIP was outlined as a funding tool for City infrastructure projects, approval of debt policies and implementation tool for City Council. At this time, there are 180 active projects and 25 closeouts returning $1.47 Million to the General Fund. Seventeen projects ($2.03 Million) are slated to be defunded. Capital needs will exceed resources. Measure WW funds are still available. A work session is scheduled for the March 15, 2011 City Council meeting to discuss this situation further.

Mid-Term Review discussed proposed budget of newly elected Governor Brown which includes dissolution of all Redevelopment agencies in the State of California. Existing contracts in progress may be honored but projected projects are uncertain at best. All further plans and discussions await actions of legislature.

Fremont Skate Park:
Rescind previous approvals due to Environmental Review inadequacies and repair flaws with additional testing required at favored location. No additional sites to be included in new testing.

Mayor Bob Wasserman Aye
Vice Mayor Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Anu Natarajan Aye
Bill Harrison Aye
Dominic Dutra Aye

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