In its last meeting of 2012, the City Council on Tuesday will discuss issues varying from lease agreements and property sales to pay increases for the independent police auditor and council/board appointments for 2013.
Here are some of the key items the council will consider:
• A report on the five-year PBID (Property Based Iprovement District) program downtown as well as an extension of the program for 10 years. The PBID area encompasses “Fourth Street and City Hall complex to the east, St. James and Devine streets to the north, Highway 87 and the HP Pavilion to the west and Market and First streets south to Reed Street,” according to the report.
• The Improv getting a new 10-year lease.
• Mayor Reed, Nguyen and Councilmember Don Rocha want the city to consider turning the Singleton Landfill into a softball complex. The memo also wants staff to consider the county fairgrounds as a potential site as well.
• The demolition of a Chevy’s and construction a BJ’s brewpub near Coleman and Autumn streets.
• Affordable housing in North San Jose.
• Updating the conflict of interest code and Form 700 requirements.
• In closed session, the council will discuss labor negotiations, two former Redevelopment Agency properties in downtown San Jose (62 S. 2nd St, and 88 E. San Fernando St.), lawsuits and potential threats to public services or facilities with Police Chief Chris Moore.
• Among people receiving commendations will be UFC fighter and action movie star Cung Le.
Click to read the full City Council Agenda for December 18, 2012.