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February 21, 2012 > City of Union City

City of Union City

February 14, 2012

Proclamations and Presentations:
Presentation of Transportation and Expenditure Plan by Alameda County Transportation Commission staff to explain the need and scope of a proposed extension of the existing one percent transportation sales tax and and an additional one-half percent tax on the November 6, 2012 ballot. The City is asked to concur and urge the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to place this measure on the ballot. The tax requires a sixty-six and two-thirds (66 2/3) affirmative vote and would extend for an initial 30 year period followed by priority affirmations once every twenty years thereafter with a fifty percent plus one affirmative vote. Taxes would be levied in perpetuity.

Union City Chamber of Commerce presented a report of its history and vital functions within the business community. City funding support is necessary to allow the chamber time to strengthen its membership.


Consent Calendar:
Approve Alameda County Transportation Expenditure Plan and recommend that it be placed on November 6, 2012 ballot by County Board of Supervisors.

Amend Disposition and Development Agreement to convey Station District properties to Union City Station District Economic Development Corporation.

Adopt amended Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule of prior Redevelopment Agency.


Removed from Consent (Duncan):
Appoint Mayor Mark Green and Redevelopment Manager Mark Evanoff to Union City Oversight Board of the Community Redevelopment Agency and staff successor agency of Redevelopment Agency: City Manager Cheeves; Economic and Community Development Directory Malloy; Administrative Services Director Digre.


Public Hearings:
Adopt a resolution to approve issuance of tax-exempt bonds for Los Robles Associates, L.P. for multifamily apartments.


City Manager Reports:
Informational report about mandatory recycling ordinance and single use bag reduction ordinance approved by Alameda County Waste Management Authority, effective in 2013. Ordinance would ban single use plastic bags and charge for paper bags at final checkout counter of many locations including major supermarkets but not all facilities that currently use plastic bags. Intent is to encourage multi-use bags.


Mayor Mark Green Aye
Vice Mayor Pat Gacoscos Aye
Emily Duncan Aye
Lorrin Ellis Aye
Jim Navarro Aye

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