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September 12, 2017 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

September 5, 2017

Consent Calendar:
¥ Report on actions taken during Council recess.
¥ Amend Master Fee Schedule to implement State surcharge increases of California Environmental Agency Certified Unified Program for hazardous waste.
¥ Approve Tax Service Agreement with HdL Coren & Cone to develop and maintain a property tax database and associated analytic software.
¥ Authorize Memorandums of Understanding with Alameda County Health Care Services Agency for FY 2017/18 for Medi-Cal administrative activities and targeted case management services.
¥ Reject all bids for Warm Springs BART West Access Bridge and Plaza Project. The lowest construction bid amount significantly exceeds the current project budget.
¥ Approve agreement for on-call consultant services with RailPros, Inc. for development of Railroad Quiet Zone projects for an amount up to $150,000 annually. There are ten identified at-grade crossings.
¥ Approve continued participation in Alameda County HOME Investment Partnership Act consortium. This program provides funding to local cities for affordable housing programs.
4-0-1 (Salwan Ð recuse)

Ceremonial Items:
¥ Resolution supporting Energy Upgrade California. (presentation postponed)

Public Communications:
¥ 42 Silicon Valley tuition-free coding school (Ardenwood area) Ð 42.us.org.
¥ Request for partnership with Fremont Unified School District to develop Teen Centers.
¥ Develop city-wide designated neighborhoods.
¥ When will CA Nursery Historic Park Master Plan be implemented? Volunteers work at the site Thursdays 10 a.m. Ð 12 noon.

Items removed from Consent Calendar:
¥ None

Scheduled Items:
¥ Update to residential zoning standards and citywide design guidelines and creation of a solar access preservation ordinance. Several alternatives presented to limit size of homes, obstruction of access to sunlight for solar power generation, privacy and disruption of neighborhood character. An alternative to staff presentation by Councilmember Bonaccorsi. Staff will return to Council with three alternatives in mid-October.

Other Business:
¥ Update on legislative efforts to oppose SB649. If SB 649 is enacted into law, the bill would prohibit review of design aesthetics, placement, configuration and location of Òsmall cellÓ wireless antennas, including equipment collocated on existing structures or located on new Òpoles, structures, or non-structuresÓ, including those in the public right of way.
¥ Approve selection of 12 members of the Fremont Mobility Task Force and solicit applications for two additional members representing Council District 6 (Irvington area) and Fremont Unified School District. Goal of the Task Force is to create a Mobility Action Plan (MAP) with a focus on Congestion, Safety and Future Trends. Appointees include: Sally Morgan, District 1 (Ardenwood); Laura Winter, District 2 (Centerville); District 3 Jitu Choudhury (Downtown); District 4, Jason Sage (Niles); Jannet Benz, District 4 (Mission/Warm Springs); Reshma Daripineni, Planning Commission; Gary Suplick, Bicycle and Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee; John Rennels, Environmental Sustainability; Mark Spenser, Transportation Engineering Professional; Balaji Sundaram, Business/Technology Professional; Diane Shaw, Transit Agency Professional; John Worley, Ohlone College. Applications for vacant positions due by September 18. Task Force will meet on the third Thursday of each month in Niles Conference Room. First meeting scheduled for October 19, 2017.

Council Referrals:
¥ Appointments to Human Relations Commission. Applicants include: Cullen Tiernan, Laurie Manuel, Praveena Gummadam. Cullen Tiernan recommended by Mayor Mei and approved by Council.


Mayor Lily Mei Aye
Vice Mayor Rick Jones Aye
Vinnie Bacon Aye
Raj Salwan Aye (1 recusal)
David Bonaccorsi Aye

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