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April 23, 2013 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

April 16, 2013


Consent Calendar:
Service Grant recommendations for Senior Service Grant Funding for FY 2013/14. Remove LIFE ElderCare's Meals on Wheels (MOW) program from the competitive process and fund it separately - $68,157 in Paratransit funds at the FY 2012/13 level as a "sole source" provider. Grant a minimum of $10,000 and maximum of $100,000 for administrative and budgetary reasons. Three organizations were funded in this cycle: Tri-City Health Center - Senior Screening, $23,500; Legal Assistance for Seniors, $13, 396; BACS Adult Day Care, $29, 426. Mid-Pen Senior Care Coordination was not funded.

Award crack seal project to Graham Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $375,974. Reject protest of Crackfiller Sealant, Inc.

Appropriate funds for Walnut Avenue/Argonaut Way/Parkhurst Drive lane reduction and roundabout project. Use an additional $95,000 in Measure B funds to complete design.

Authorize application for Transportation Development Act funds in the amount of $181,273 for Emilia Lane Sidewalk Improvement Project.


Ceremonial Items:
Proclamation of support for the Tri-Cities Ducks for Bucks race sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Fremont on April 27 at Lake Elizabeth.

Recognize the 150th anniversary of the Mission Peak Odd Fellows Lodge #114.


Public Communications:
Request for cleanup of 28 Palms neighborhood; palm fronds present visual blight and safety hazard.

Developer has not made material changes to Northgate area Gateway Project. Community is not satisfied with "cosmetic" changes. Objections to density have not been met.


Scheduled Items:
Industrial General Plan amendment and Industrial floor area ratio/building height. This is an attempt to clarify City intentions in Light Industrial zoned land. Final resolution will be presented at a later date.

Human Service Grant recommendations for FY 2013/14. Discussion of setting a $100,000 cap on grants and $70,000 gap between budget and requests, especially top two rated organizations: Abode and SAVE. Proponents indicated that some of the funds from dissolution of Redevelopment could be used for this purpose. City manager initially indicated that finding the extra funds would not present a problem, but as discussion continued, Council decided to "split the difference" and allocate an additional $35,000 - $25,000 to Abode and $10,000 to SAVE - with further review in the future. Funding was approved for (in order of proposal rating): Abode - 47.2, SAVE - 44.9, Bay Area Women Against Rape - 43.0, Tri-City Free Breakfast 43.0, Kidango - 42.4, Family Paths - 40.6, Afghan Coalition - 40.6, Tri-City Volunteers - 39.1, Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral - 38.6, Child Assault Listening, Interviewing & Coordination (first time) - 38.0, East Bay Agency for Children - 36.9, Carnales Unidos Reformando Adictos (first time) - 36.9, Bay Area Legal Aid (first time) 36.8, Eden I&R (first time), Community Resources for Individual Living - 36.6. First time agencies were awarded grants of $10,000 each.


Mayor Bill Harrison Aye
Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Vinnie Bacon Aye
Raj Salwan Aye

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