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October 9, 2012 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

October 2, 2012


Consent Calendar:
Partial release of subdivision improvement security for Tract 8049 in the amount of $522,000.
Amend Title IV Chapter 2 of solid waste, recyclables and organics management ordinance and Articles 1,2 & 3 incorporating commercial recycling into the exclusive City franchise.
Consolidate and restructure existing loans to provide $140,000 of Community Grant Block Grant funds to an affiliate of MidPen Housing for renovations and increase the number of affordable units at Century Village.


Ceremonial Items:
Honor businesses certified or recertified as a Bay Area Green Business. Those being honored include newly certified: Dental Comfort, Cellotape, Inc., Landmark Labels Manufacturing, Inc., The Pack Leader, Preet Sahota, DDS - Smile Matters. The following businesses were recertified: dFares, EXP Pharmaceutical Services Corp., Kate's Caring Gifts, Mission Valley Holiday Cleaners and Satellite Housing - Fremont Oak Gardens.

Presentation of Human Relations Commissions awards to leaders who have had a significant and positive impact on the community. Highlights of recipients will be published in Tri-City Voice.


Other Business:
Approve contract with The Hoffman Agency for public relations services for the City of Fremont. The amount, not-to-exceed $195,000 for a one-year term and three extensions of $120,000 per year is to promote and heighten the visibility of the City primarily in North America but, on an "opportunistic" basis throughout the world. Lou Hoffman spoke about using a "story" and inclusion in the Silicon Valley as well as upgrading visibility on the internet.

Report on referral by Vice Mayor Natarajan to investigate the historic status of former Apple Macintosh factory in Warm Springs. Staff recommended deferral of such efforts due to expense and short timeframe from use (less than 50 years). Council instructed staff to examine other forms of recognition such as a plaque at the location.


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

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