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July 26, 2011 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

July 19, 2011

Consent:
Reject all bids and re-advertise for Centerville synthetic turf conversion due to protests filed with the City from competing contractors. (Harrison - recuse)

Amend contract with Perkins+Will for an additional $65,000 planning and technical studies of the Warm Springs/South Fremont area.

Authorize continued use of Waste Management of Alameda County to continue use of the Tri-Cities landfill until December 31, 2012.

Approve a new two-year Memorandum of Understanding with the Fremont Police Association expiring June 30, 2013.

Adopt a Planned District site design modifications for 126 attached units at Ardenwood Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway (Villa D'este).

Approve a private street, grading plan and 16-unit development at Mowry Avenue and Guardino Drive (Dutra - recuse).


Ceremonial:
Recognize National Night Out
Presentation of California Association of Local Economic Development award
Honor Police Officer John Rosette for 30 years service


Redevelopment Agency:
Extend the Centerville Unified Site Exclusive Right to Negotiate with Blake Hunt Ventures, Inc. and Center Street Housing, LLC for four months (note: Council extended to six months).


Scheduled Items:
Appeal of Planning Commission denial of application to expand the Conditional Use Permit for Center Theater to include use as a concert hall, banquet facility, dinner theater, restaurant and other assembly uses. Denial upheld 3-1-0-1 (Wasserman voted for applicant)

Execute an amendment of agreement with Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority for the Kato Road separation project. Timeframe of closures can be extended from nine months to 12 months in the event of extraordinary conditions.

Climate Action Plan reviewed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by City of Fremont. The areas of Land Use, Mobility, Energy, Solid Waste, Water and municipal operations will be studied to adapt to climate change including sea level. Tools for accomplishing change will be voluntary, regulatory and market-based. A final action plan will be presented for approval concurrent with the General Plan update and Environmental Impact Review.

Some public comments criticized use of a proposed residential energy conservation real estate ordinance called RICO which would require disclosure of compliance regulations with City energy conservation efforts.


Council Referrals:
Designate Anu Natarajan as voting delegate at League of California Cities conference.


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

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