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May 15, 2018 > Newark City Council

Newark City Council

May 10, 2018

Presentations and Proclamations:
? Proclaim National Public Works Week. Maintenance Superintendent Bob Costa accepted the proclamation.
? Proclaim May 20-26 as National Emergency Medical Services Week. Alameda County Fire Division Chief Ryan Nishimoto accepted the proclamation.
? Proclaim May 13-19 as National Police Week. Police Chief Mike Carroll and Explorers Austin Curtsinger and Alejandro Arteaga accepted the proclamation.

Written Communications:
? Design review of four new advanced manufacturing buildings at 7380 Morton Avenue, location of former Morton Salt Plant. Discussion of whether this is a ministerial or discretionary review. Opponents argued that if a discretionary review process, a delay is necessary to follow California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) protocol. Proponents and city legal counsel refuted that claim, saying the review is ministerial and can proceed without a CEQA analysis.

Consent Calendar:
? Authorize agreement with Tri-City Voice for legal advertising services for FY 2018-2019.
? Accept work with SpenCon Construction, Inc. for 2018 Citywide Accessible Pedestrian Curb Ramps Project.
? Accept work with G. Bortolotto & Company, Inc. for 2017 Asphalt Concrete Street Overlay Program.
? Authorize Task Order with St. Francis Electric, LLC for traffic signal and street light maintenance.

City Council Matters:
? Wishes for a happy Mother?s Day (Mexican & U.S.)
? Recognition of Police Explorers program

Oral Communications:
? Speaker referred to dangerous condition of tennis courts at Birch Grove Park and asked for resurfacing. Staff responded saying this is included in the next Capital Improvement Plan.
? Speaker referred to timing of ramp work at intersections and water district rate workshops.

Closed Session:
? Conference with legal counsel on existing litigation: Timothy Jones v. City of Newark.
? Conference with legal counsel on existing litigation: Hamilton v. City of Newark.

Mayor Alan Nagy Aye
Vice Mayor Michael Hannon Aye
Luis Freitas Aye
Sucy Collazo Aye
Mike Bucci Absent

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