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March 13, 2018 > Milpitas City Council

Milpitas City Council

March 6, 2018

¥ Proclaim March 2018 as Youth Arts Month. Eileen Beckley of the Santa Clara County Office of Education received proclamation.
¥ Proclaim the week of March 12 as Science Fair Week. Forrest Williams of Santa Clara Valley Science & Engineering Fair Association received proclamation.
¥ Swear in new City Manager Julie Edmonds-Mares.

Public Forum:
¥ Rob Means said that the Council is giving him hope for the future; heÕs pleased with their work rolling out a new recycling system, working with Silicon Valley Clean Energy, and helping to reduce co2 emissions.
¥ Voltaire Montemayor welcomed as new City Manager.
¥ Tom Valore pleaded for the Council to start taking the lead on the issue of gun control.
¥ Joseph Weinstein demanded an apology from Councilmember Anthony Phan for his outburst at a City Council meeting last February.

Public Hearing:
¥ Deny appeal of Planning Commission decision to approve Conditional Use Permit to allow a 2,904 square foot grocery store within an existing commercial building at 380 S. Main Street. Motion Passed 3 - 0. (Recusal, Grilli and Barbadillo)

¥ Amend Milpitas Municipal Code relating to denial, suspension, or revocation of city business licenses.

Unfinished Business:
¥ Per request of Councilmember Barbadillo, approve staff time to study retail and commercial spaces in the midtown and transit specific plan areas.
¥ Per request of Councilmember Barbadillo, hear proposal to zone Main Street commercial-only.

Reports of Officers:
¥ Per request of Councilmember Barbadillo, authorize staff time to analyze potential affordable housing options on existing developed land. Council voted to gather information.
¥ Per request of Councilmember Nu–ez, authorize staff time to analyze request for a letter of support for San Jose City CouncilÕs opposition to a proposed land use ballot measure regarding Evergreen Senior Housing.

New Business:
¥ Authorize a budget appropriation of $18,392 for Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) training.
¥ Consider directing staff to submit a letter requesting the Bay Area Air Quality Management District not approve the Landfill Vertical Expansion Permit application permit for Newby Island Landfill.

Consent Calendar:
¥ Approve estimated $62,958 grant funds for Alviso Adobe, Interior Restoration, Project.
¥ Adopt annual levy and collection of assessments for landscaping and lighting maintenance assessment District No. 98-1, Sinclair Horizon.
¥ Adopt annual levy and collection of assessments for landscaping and lighting and maintenance assessment district no. 95-1, McCarthy Ranch.
¥ Direct staff to fly the Vietnamese heritage and freedom flag at Cesar Chavez Plaza and host a flag raising ceremony.

Mayor Rich Tran Aye
Vice Mayor Marsha Grilli Aye, 1 Recusal
Anthony Phan Aye
Garry Barbadillo Aye, 1 Recusal
Bob Nu–ez Aye

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