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February 21, 2012 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

February 14, 2012

Consent Calendar:
Increase contract with Critical Solutions, Inc. and Overton Security Services for Police Building seismic retrofit project for an amount not-to-exceed $80,000.

Award construction contract to Community Playgrounds, Inc. for $392,038 from Measure WW funds to replace tiny tots playground equipment.

Approve amendment for streetlight and exterior public facility light maintenance with Republic ITS in a not-to-exceed amount of $936,495 for FY 2011-12. City Manager is authorized to increase this by an additional not-to-exceed amount of $350,000.

Removed from Consent (Dutra):
Approve a construction and maintenance agreement with Union City Pacific Railroad for a pedestrian crossing between Central Park and Gomes Park. Councilmember Dutra asked about safety considerations and insurance matters. Crossing signal maintenance and repair including crossing surface estimated at $10,000 per year.

Other Business:
Adoption of legislative policies and funding for the City. Focus on local authority with no interference from State, no unfunded mandates and incentives to encourage local action. Redevelopment Agency references will be removed and with the major increase of copper theft, steps need to be taken to increase penalties for those responsible. Citizen vigilance and suggestions are encouraged. Funding priorities including improvement of Auto Mall Parkway, Warm Springs BART, Irvington BART, street and pavement rehabilitation, Mission Blvd., ADA compliance, sidewalk repair, citywide fiber optic and intelligent transportation systems and Mowry widening, estimated shortfall is $471-473 million.

Council Referrals:
Mayor and Councilmember appointments to various committees and boards; those which include stipends are Alameda County Transportation Commission - Chan (TBD); Alameda County Housing Authority - Natarajan ($50/meeting); Alameda County Waste Management Authority Board - Natarajan ($150/meeting). Others are listed as "N/A"

Mayor Gus Morrisson Aye
Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan Aye
Bill Harrison Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Dominic Dutra Aye

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