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City Council Meeting Recap for May 14, 2019

Post Date:05/20/2019 3:14 PM

On Tuesday, May 14th, the Millbrae City Council hosted its first meeting of the month.

To open the meeting, the Mills High School Dragon Team gave a special performance to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. More than 65 people participated in the performance in which a 110-foot dragon danced. Following the performance, Mills High School Student Body President Mark Kelly led the City Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Following the Pledge, the Millbrae City Council presented a several proclamations and honored Millbrae residents.

The City Council honored the winners of the 2019 Millbrae Art Show and Contest. Faith Lee won first place in the adults category with her work of art titled “Macaw.” Emi Le won first place in the middle school category with her work of art titled “Family at Sunset.” Gyneth Zhang won first place in the grammar school category with her work of art titled “The Angel: Dr. King.” Eleanor Somoza won best of show with her work of art titled “Sleeping Cat.”

The City Council presented a commendation to the Mills High School Dragon Team for their 21 years of cultural arts performances throughout the Bay Area.

The City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the week of May 19-25, 2019, as National Public Works Week to honor the work and dedication of municipal public works staff in ensuring our civil infrastructure is maintained, improved, and protected.

The City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the month of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The City Council presented commendations to the Millbrae Rotary Club’s Students of the Year for their academic achievement and commitment to the Rotary’s motto of "Service Above Self.” They are: Motoko Iwata of Spring Valley Elementary School, Ashwin Ranji of Green Hills Elementary School, Rufella Roldan of Lomita Park Elementary School, Layla Wong of Meadows Elementary School, and Kayla Lee of Taylor Middle School.

On a vote of 4-0, with Councilmember Anne Oliva excused, the Millbrae City Council approved the following consent items:

Item 5 - Resolution awarding a construction contract to EPS Inc. dba Express Plumbing for the Sewer Modernization Program, Capuchino High School Vicinity Sewer Upgrade Project

Item 6 - Resolution accepting replacement of existing carpet at Millbrae City Hall Project as complete and filing of notice of completion

Item 7 - Resolution awarding a construction contract to G. Bortolotto and Company, Inc. for the 2019 Pavement Maintenance Program

Item 8 - Adopt resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute the first addendum to the agreement for professional services with GHD for on-call engineering services to extend the term for one (1) year and to increase compensation by an aggregate amount not-to-exceed $300,000 for fiscal years 2018 – 2019 and 2019 - 2020

Item 9 - Resolution authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute the first addendum to the agreement for professional services with Bellecci and Associates, Inc. for the Old Bayshore Highway and Rollins Road Pavement Repair Project to increase the total not-to-exceed compensation by $38,960 from $118,392 to $157,352

Item 10 - adoption of a resolution approving Mayor’s attendance at the 87th Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors on June 28 to July 1, 2019 in Hawaii – was continued to the June 11th City Council meeting.

During the public hearing, Item 11 - continuation of the consideration of the Gateway at Millbrae Station Design Review Permit – was continued to the June 11th City Council meeting.

Under existing business, on a vote of 4-0, with Councilmember Anne Oliva excused, the Millbrae City Council approved Item 12 - Recreation Center Restoration Project: 1) receive informational update on Millbrae Recreation Center Restoration Project; 2) accept the final Millbrae Recreation Center Conceptual Design Report.

Under new business, on a vote of 4-0, with Councilmember Anne Oliva excused, the Millbrae City Council approved Item 13 - review and affirm City’s position regarding opposition to SB-50.

A recording of the City Council meeting can be viewed at https://mctv.tv/. The entire meeting agenda, attachments and presentations can be viewed at https://www.ci.millbrae.ca.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7886/23.

 

The City Council honored the winners of the 2019 Millbrae Art Show and Contest. Faith Lee won first place in the adults category with her work of art titled “Macaw.” Emi Le won first place in the middle school category with her work of art titled “Family at Sunset.” Gyneth Zhang won first place in the grammar school category with her work of art titled “The Angel: Dr. King.” Eleanor Somoza won best of show with her work of art titled “Sleeping Cat.”

Art Show Winners

The Angel: Dr. King by Gyneth Zhang.

Gyneth Zhang won first place in the grammar school category with her work of art titled “The Angel: Dr. King.”

Family at Sunset by Emi Le.

Emi Le won first place in the middle school category with her work of art titled “Family at Sunset.”

 Macaw by Faith Lee.

Macaw

Eleanor Somoza won best of show with her work of art titled “Sleeping Cat.”

Eleanor Somoza won best of show with her work of art titled “Sleeping Cat.”

The City Council presented a commendation to the Mills High School Dragon Team for their 21 years of cultural arts performances throughout the Bay Area.

The City Council presented a commendation to the Mills High School Dragon Team for their 21 years of cultural arts performances throughout the Bay Area.

The City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the week of May 19-25, 2019, as National Public Works Week to honor the work and dedication of municipal public works staff in ensuring our civil infrastructure is maintained, improved, and protected.

The City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the week of May 19-25, 2019, as National Public Works Week to honor the work and dedication of municipal public works staff in ensuring our civil infrastructure is maintained, improved, and protected.

The City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the month of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The City Council presented a proclamation recognizing the month of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The City Council presented commendations to the Millbrae Rotary Club’s Students of the Year for their academic achievement and commitment to the Rotary’s motto of "Service Above Self.” They are: Motoko Iwata of Spring Valley Elementary School, Ashwin Ranji of Green Hills Elementary School, Rufella Roldan of Lomita Park Elementary School, Layla Wong of Meadows Elementary School, and Kayla Lee of Taylor Middle School.

The City Council presented commendations to the Millbrae Rotary Club’s Students of the Year for their academic achievement and commitment to the Rotary’s motto of "Service Above Self.”

 

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