June 4, 2013 > Union City City Council Meeting
Union City City Council Meeting
May 28, 2013
Proclamations and Presentations
Christina Chen spoke on behalf of the Rising Sun Energy Center and its California Youth Energy Services program. The program will hire students aged 15-22 for a seven-week employment program focused on residential installation of environmentally friendly products, such as CFL bulbs and low-flow showerheads.
Nick Fresque criticized Union City's bond from Goldman Sachs, and warned of building a "housing bubble."
Reappoint Lilia Reynoso and Enrique Romero to the Public Art Board.
Adopt a resolution to modify the terms of payment agreement with SkyVenture Silicon Valley, LLC (a.k.a. iFLY) located at 31310 Alvarado-Niles Road allowing a percentage of ticket sales reimburse City for delinquency.
Items Removed From Consent Calendar
designate councilmembers Jim Navarro and Lorin Ellis as voting delegate and alternate voting delegate, respectively, for the League of California Cities Annual Conference, September 18-20, 2013 in Sacramento.
City Commission/Committee Reports
Members of the Youth Commission presented a report on tobacco products sold and marketed to teenagers in Union City. Some commission members have worked as teen decoys in sting operations.
Former Fremont councilmember Steve Cho and Steve Smith invited members of the public to Fremont's annual 4th of July parade. The theme is "United We Stand."
Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci: Aye
Vice Mayor Emily Duncan: Aye
Councilmember Lorrin Ellis: Aye
Councilmember Pat Gacoscos: Aye
Councilmember Jim Navarro: Aye