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October 22, 2013 > Milpitas City Council Meeting

Milpitas City Council Meeting

October 15, 2013

Presentations
?Proclaim Hindu American Month for the month of October 2013.
?Approve revised Memorandum of Understanding to extend the relationship with sister city Huizhou Municipality, China until October 15, 2018. The cityÕs vice mayor Liu Guanxain was on hand to sign the agreement along with Mayor Esteves and Vice Mayor Polanski.
?Special presentation by student delegation from Sister City Dagupan, Philippines.


Consent:
¥Consider mayorÕs recommendations of re-appointments to commissions.
¥Approve city council meeting schedule for 2014, which will be the first and third Tuesday of every month, with a hiatus in July.
¥Consider request from Milpitas Rotary Club to waive all fees for its annual pumpkin patch October 17-31, 2013.
¥Adopt a resolution approving agreement with Office Max for citywide purchase of supplies not to exceed $95,000 annually through May 2016.
?Adopt a resolution approving amendment to letter of understanding between city and Association of Milpitas Battalion Chiefs.
¥Approve amendment to consultant services with RMC Water and Environment for additional $300,000 for support on Milpitas and Beryessa BART station projects.
¥Approve amendment to the consultant agreement with Schaff & Wheeler for an additional $20,000 for services on Milpitas and Beryessa BART station projects.


As Successor to the Redevelopment Agency and Economic Development Corporation:
Consider adoption of resolution removing 10.89 acres from standstill agreement with Milpitas Oversight Board, establishing a way to fund construction of new school.


Reports of Officers:
Consider appointment of one councilmember to advisory board of Santa Clara CountyÕs expressway plan 2040. The board selected Armando Gomez.


New Business:
Consider approval of amended design plan for new city park to be located at Great Mall Parkway and S Abel St. The new plan came about after a PG&E easement lead to challenges to the approved design. Council also considered naming it after local historical figure Jerry Arnold.


Resolutions:
Adopt a resolution approving the letter of understanding with Milpitas Police Officers Association, to reduce or eliminate furloughs effective October 20. This will increase overall police salaries by $418,000 for the remainder of 2013 and $1,180,000 for 2014. (3-1-1 Esteves, Nay)


Mayor Josˇ Esteves 3 ayes, 1 nay
Vice-Mayor Althea Polanski 4 ayes
Debbie Indihar Giordano 4 ayes
Armando Gomez 4 ayes
Carmen Montano Absent

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