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April 10, 2018 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

April 4, 2018

Work Session:
? Mobility Task Force update. 14-member task force with a focus on a 5-year plan for regional advocacy and local action to relieve traffic congestion, improve multimodal local circulation, reduce traffic crashes and adapt to new transportation technologies. A tentative survey has been developed to use in outreach programs with a working action plan scheduled for presentation and approval Fall 2018. Problems to be addressed include Jobs/Housing imbalance; ?Tidal Wave of Traffic?, navigation apps. The future is envisioned as ?Shared, Electric and Automated.?

Consent Calendar:
? Second Reading to allow development of new public Senior Center and 232 market-rate dwelling units.
? Second Reading to allow demolition of an existing religious facility and one single-family home for development of 21 new single-family houses.
? Second Reading of ordinance to amend traffic regulations.
? Second Reading cancelling development agreement for 159-acre property at northwest corner of I-880 and Dixon Landing Road.
? Second Reading amending traffic regulations to allow parking fees. 4-0-1 (Salwan, recuse)
? Vacate an easement at 3124 Waugh Place in Centerville Community Plan Area.
? Adopt a policy for distribution of tickets and passes received by the City.

Ceremonial Items:
? Resolution for HERS Breast Cancer Foundation in honor of their 20-year anniversary. Board Chair Nicholas Kozachenko, board member Kirstin Litz and Executive Director Tina Fernandez. People with Purpose Gala scheduled for April 21, 2018 at Castlewood Country Club. More information at:
? Proclamation supporting Tri-Cities Ducks for Bucks Benefit Race supporting local nonprofit organizations. Club President Chip Koehler and Elise Balgley of the Kiwanis Club of Fremont accepted the proclamation. Duck Race, in its 24th year, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Lake Elizabeth.
? Proclamation of Fair Housing Month. Ann Marquart, Executive Director of Project Sentinel accepted the proclamation.
? Proclamation of Parkinson?s Awareness Month. Approximately one and a half million Americans are afflicted with Parkinson?s Disease. Fremont resident Therese Gain, Union City resident Ann Boylan and other supporters of the Parkinson?s Foundation accepted the proclamation. Although no cure has been yet found, exercise can moderate the progression of the disease. ?Moving Day?, a walk for Parkinson?s will be held at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose on Saturday, June 2, 2018. More information at:

Public Communications:
? Speakers from the Orchard Drive area raised safety, traffic congestion and parking concerns in opposition to the proposed Fremont Bicycle Master Plan inclusion of a bicycle trail exit in their neighborhood.

Other Business:
? Fiscal Year 2017-18 Mid-Year Budget Review. Presentation spoke of economic uncertainty and Fremont?s position in the mature phase of a business model. The national economy is slowing while local economy is experiencing modest growth. Approve recommended budget actions for surplus from 2016-17 General Fund: $250k for traffic safety projects; $750k for homeless issues; $1.5M for Emergency Radio Replacement Project. Proposed Operating Budget 2018/19 presentation scheduled for May 15, 2018.

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

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