February 13, 2018 > Newark City Council
Newark City Council
February 8, 2018
Presentations and Proclamations:
? Introduction of promoted employees: Trang Tran and Diana Cangco to Senior Civil Engineer (Public Works)
? Approve Architectural and Site Plan to demolish Ray?s Sushi and replace it with Lazy Dog Restaurant at 3100 Newpark Mall. Lazy Dog is an ?upscale American casual dining restaurant chain with 26 restaurants across California, Colorado, Nevada and Texas. Built in a Rocky Mountain rustic style, it will include two dog-friendly patios with firepits. The new restaurant will have a seating capacity of 394 ? 270 interior and 124 patio ? and a building area of 9,792 square feet plus 2,910 square feet of patio space. (Approved 5-0)
? OPTIONAL review and approval of Conditional Use Permit for Bay Area Night Market at 300 Newpark Mall for two special events: February 24, 2018 for Lunar New Year celebration and July 13-14 for Annual Bay Area Night Market. NO REVIEW
Consent Calendar (removed):
? Authorize purchase of two 2018 Harley Davidson Enforcement Electra Glides as replacements for Police Department motorcycles. Removed from Consent by a public comment that police motorcycles are unnecessary. (Approved 5-0)
? Informational presentation on preliminary designs of dog parks at Newark Community Park and Birch Grove Park. Representatives of Robert Mowat Associates relayed proposals and community reaction that favored Newark Community Park facility; did not support Birch Grove Park dog park. Next public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. at Newark Community Center. More details of dog park amenities and further clarification of layout will be discussed. Current preference is for 19k square feet for large dogs, 6k square feet for small dogs and areas for owner social interaction and flexibility to accommodate competitions or other events.
City Council Matters:
Upcoming Rotary Crab Feed, Elegant Affaire and Tamale Class.
? One public comment regarding November elections and qualifications for council positions.
Mayor Alan Nagy Aye
Vice Mayor Michael Hannon Aye
Luis Freitas Aye
Sucy Collazo Aye
Mike Bucci Aye