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December 13, 2011 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

December 6, 2011

Consent Calendar:
Second reading and adoption of ordinance for precise plan in Irvington District

Ceremonial Items:
Recognize and honor Clyde Mann's efforts to create a National Science Day

Items removed from Consent:
Approval of price contracts for purchase of fleet replacement vehicles. Comment from Councilmember Dutra that council should receive periodic reports of such contracts.

Scheduled Items:
General Plan update was narrowed to discussion of designation of Kimber Park open space. Councilmember Suzanne Lee Chan recused herself due to personal financial considerations. A large group of neighbors and supporters of staff recommendation discussed the legal and ecological merits of retention of the space without residential development. Another group sporting Jobs for Fremont were in favor of residential development at that location. Councilmember Anu Natarajan proposed to retain the area as a "Study Area" allowing consideration of all possibilities. Councilmembers voted 3-1-1 in favor (Dutra dissenting).

Mayor Bob Wasserman Yes
Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan Yes
Bill Harrison Yes
Suzanne Lee Chan Yes (Recuse for Scheduled Item)
Dominic Dutra Yes (vote No on Scheduled Item)

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