April 30, 2013 > Newark City Council
Newark City Council
April 25, 2013
Presentations and Proclamations:
Introduction of new employee, Aquatics Coordinator Nick Cuevas
Proclaim May as Older American's Month
Proclaim May 2, 2013 as National Day of Prayer. Newark will hold a gathering at City Hall at noon on that day
Proclaim May 10-19 as Affordable Housing Week
Proclaim May as Water Aquatics Safety Month
Approve conditional use permit and fee waiver for Newark Chamber of Commerce Tri-Cities Motor Rally on May 4 and another date TBD in spring; Summerfest on July 13 and 14 and two days TBD in 2014.
Approve text amendment to sign ordinance in Newark Municipal Code to authorize staff to remove signs, especially election signs, "following reasonable attempts to contact the party associated with the sign," 14 days following an event or election with the assumption that such signs have been "abandoned."
Approve Encroachment Permit for Holy Ghost Festival scheduled for July 27 and 28, 2013
Approve and accept contract with All Star Building Maintenance, Inc. for City janitorial services in the amount of $251,968.
Update on implementation of new collection of solid waste and recyclable materials, organic materials and construction/demolition material. Allied Waste Services will be referred to as Republic Services and begin collection services June 1, 2013. Beginning in May, current bins will be swapped - Trash (black), Recycle (blue), Organics (green). The transition is in progress and CNG vehicles are on order. Community outreach efforts are underway. More information is available at www.republicservicesac.com, (510) 657-3500 or at the Allied Waste office at 42600 Boyce Road in Fremont, M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Note that Healthy Kids Day at Silliman Sportsfield Park (6800 Mowry Ave.) is scheduled for 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11.
Mayor Alan Nagy Aye
Vice Mayor Ana Apodaca Absent
Luis Freitas Aye
Maria "Sucy" Collazo Aye
Robert Marshall Aye