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October 2, 2012 > Newark City Council

Newark City Council

September 27, 2012

Presentations and Proclamations:
Introduce City Attorney David Benoun who was born and raised in Newark. He was awarded the 1989 Youth Volunteer of the year award for volunteerism. Following graduation from Newark Memorial High School, David attended UC Berkeley and University of San Francisco, School of Law. Prior to joining the City of Newark, David maintained a general law practice in Fremont and served as Acting City Attorney. He currently serves as a Director of Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE) and is President-Elect of the Newark Rotary Club. David lives in Newark with his wife, Cora, and two children, Joshua and Mariah.

Proclaim support of Alameda County Libraries Banned Books Celebration September 30-October 6, 2012. Newark Branch Manager Brian Edwards accepted the proclamation.


Consent:
Confirm use of Measure B Bicycle and Pedestrian funds for repair and replacement of sidewalks, curbs and gutters.

Accept work of G. Bortolotto & Company for 2012 asphalt concrete overlay

Approve bid by Crhrisp Company for 2011-2012 citywide thermoplastic street striping in the amount of $38,775

Award contract for Cedar Boulevard and Jarvis Avenue pavement rehabilitation to Gallagher & Burk, Inc. in the amount of $659,659

Amend Conflict of Interest Code for nonelected officials and designated employees.


Nonconsent:
Approve contractual services agreement for Newark General Plan "tune-up" with The Planning Center/DC&E. Prior work with California Polytechnic University reportedly saved the city at least $100,000. Cost of this agreement is $299,726


Oral Communications:
Citizens noted continuing problems at local EZ-8 and Motel 6. City is investigating remedial action at these properties.

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