December 18, 2012 > Newark City Council December 13, 2012
Newark City Council December 13, 2012
Presentation of awards to winners of the Newark Unified School District and City of Newark Joint Task Force on Youth Issues Anti Truancy Poster Design Contest. Students were challenged to design a "School is important to me because" themed poster. Posters will be displayed at public sites including Newark Library, Silliman Activity Center and Newark Unified School District.
Winners include: Oliver Tan, Kindergarten at Kennedy; Genevieve Cantu, Kindergarten at Schilling; Adrian Rosales, First Grade at Kennedy; Alani Mills, First Grade at Kennedy; Kevin King, Second Grade at Snow; Eliazer Lopez, Second Grade at Musick; Amber Nolazco Torrez, Third Grade at Schilling; Julie Le, Third Grade at Kennedy; Ulysses Gonzalez, Fourth Grade at Snow; Rogelio Vazquez Murillo, Fourth Grade at Schilling; Jessica McNair, Fifth Grade at Kennedy; Marie Zhang, Fifth Grade at Bunker; Sierra Gonzales, Sixth Grade at Snow; Joshua Billmann, Sixth Grade at Kennedy.
Review and approval of Conditional Use Permit for monument signs at St. Edward Catholic Church and School
Approve Conditional Use Permit to establish fitness center/gymnasium (Anytime Fitness) at 6347 Jarvis Avenue.
Approve Conditional Use Permit for a veterinary surgery center at 5600 John Muir Drive.
Adopt an initial study/mitigated negative declaration and an architectural site plan for a 574,600 square foot industrial building at 38811 Cherry Street.
Public Comment was voiced concerning truck traffic and air quality impact.
Approve text amendment to Newark Municipal Code to include "cottage food" and "cottage food business" for non-perishable products.
Public concern about regulation and sanitary conditions of food preparation
Use of recycling funds for 2013 Music at the Grove, Summerfest and Tri-City Motor Rally
Designate Alameda Co. Source Reduction and Recycling Board to review and comment on County Integrated Waste Management Plan Amendments
Amend Joint Exercise Powers of Agreement that created Alameda County Waste Management Authority to clarify rules in the event of a conflict between member agencies
Accept Rosas Brothers Construction of curb, gutter and sidewalk replacement
Accept annual report of Newark Development Impact Fees
Accept bid and award contract with New Image Landscape for park and landscape maintenance
Accept contract with Bayscape Management for 2012 Weed Abatement program
Accept Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for period ending June 30, 2012
Accept bid and award contract to System Source Technologies, Inc. for switches.
Approve Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement creating the Energy Council and becoming a member
City Council Matters:
Appoint Ana Apodaca as Vice Mayor
Appoint councilmembers to various agencies, boards and commissions
Reappoint Karen Bridges to Planning Commission - two openings currently exist
Mayor Alan Nagy Aye
Vice Mayor Ana Apodaca Aye
Luis Freitas Aye
Maria "Sucy" Collazo Aye
Robert Marshall Absent