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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Fremont Curfew to be Lifted Friday, June 5 at 5:00 am; Road Closures Remain in Effect

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The City of Fremont curfew will be lifted effective 5:00 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2020.

The following road closures will remain in place June 5 through June 8, 2020, from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. These are specific closures and alternative routes are available:

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Information about June 2, 2020 Fremont City Council Meeting

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Tonight’s (June 2) City Council Meeting, which begins at 7:00 pm, is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with State of California Executive Order N-29-20 dated March 17, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 pandemi...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

City of Fremont Announces Local Citywide Curfew for June 1 through June 8 from 8 PM to 5 AM

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Updated on June 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Fremont curfew to be lifted Friday, June 5 at 5:00 AM. Road closures remain in place. Read complete details.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights upcoming budget hearings; new remote procedures for the City’s design review inspections; how to apply for building permits and inspections; and meal programs for seniors.  

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Find Ways to Stay Out of the Heat!

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We encourage you stay hydrated and cool this week with temperature expected to be 94 degrees today cooling to 62 degrees tonight. The 10-day forecast looks to be much cooler ranging from 73-89 degrees.  

We advise everyone to stay well-hydrated th...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Notice Regarding Ability to Salvage Historic Materials from Former Centerville Fire Station

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Starting May 26, 2020, SiliconSage Builders, owner of the fire station building and property located at 37412 Fremont Boulevard in the Centerville Community Plan Area, will offer salvageable materials in the fire house, including materials that may be dee...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

City of Fremont Launches eGift Card Program, Gift Fremont

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The City of Fremont, in partnership with the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and eGift Card platform Yiftee, has launched Gift Fremont, a new program that encourages the public to purchase gift cards online in support of participating Fremont-based small busi...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights the Alameda County Shelter in Place Order - Early Stage 2; Virtual Town Hall on May 21; community park tennis courts re-opening on Saturday, May 23; and online pre-application for City permits.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City of Fremont Announces Relief Package for Renters and Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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 The Fremont City Council unanimously approved a COVID-19 aid package targeting Fremont renters and small businesses whose incomes have been adversely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic response. The aid package, approved at the regularly sched...

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Statement from Mayor Lily Mei on Tesla

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Today, Mayor Lily Mei issued the following statement:

“As the local shelter-in-place order continues without provisions for major manufacturing activity, such as Tesla, to resume, I am growing concerned about the potential implications for our re...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

2020 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Art Competition

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To celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 7, and the art, creativity, and resiliency of Fremont students, the City of Fremont Human Services Department, Youth and Family Services Division in partnership with Fremont Unified Scho...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

City’s Development Services Center Reopening Monday, May 11

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To align with the revised Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Public Health Department on April 29, 2020 to continue to limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the City is allowing construction projects to proceed in Fremo...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights the City’s proposed operating budget for the next fiscal year will be presented to the Fremont City Council on May 12; Recreation summer updates; bulky pickup collection resumes; and frozen mea...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights a new online donation portal and updates to the City’s Drive Slowly, Be Healthy Campaign.

Online Donation Portal Launches during Giving Tuesday Now

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

City of Fremont Facilities Remain Closed to the Public through May 31, 2020

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City of Fremont facilities remain closed through May 31, 2020. This aligns with the April 29, 2020, Shelter In Place Order, issued by the Alameda County Public Health Department, in coordination with six bay area counties and the City of Berkeley, announc...

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

City of Fremont Recreation and Parks Update

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The Alameda County Public Health Order requires the City of Fremont to comply with social distancing and health/safety protocols to reduce crowding and risk of transmission of COVID-19. On April 29, 2020, the Alameda County Health Officer issued a new Ord...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Expanding Building Inspection Services under Revised Shelter in Place Order

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Under the revised Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Public Health Department on April 29, 2020 to continue to limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), all construction projects that follow the Construction Project Safety ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Construction in Fremont Allowed under Revised Shelter in Place Order

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Under the revised Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Public Health Department on April 29, 2020 to continue to limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), all construction projects that follow the Construction Project Safety ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City of Fremont Launches Fremont App to Streamline Maintenance Service Requests

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The City of Fremont today launched Fremont App, a new CRM application that enables residents to report a wide range of local, non-emergency issues directly to City departments. By accessing Fremont App on their smartphone, tablet, or computer, residents c...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights resumption of Board and Commission meetings; public use of face coverings; Community Development frequently asked questions and answers; how we’re helping unhoused neighbors; and new Zoom class...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

City of Fremont Essential Employees

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We would like to take a moment to share a behind-the-scene glimpse of our essential employees who are working hard to serve our community throughout the Shelter in Place Order! While we encourage everyone to stay home, rest assured we continue to conduct ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Fremont Launches Comprehensive “Drive Slowly, Be Healthy” Traffic Speed Management Program

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The City of Fremont is taking comprehensive steps to reduce traffic speeds in an effort to keep the city safe from both the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and from traffic crashes. With the Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Pub...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Virtual Career Fair and Survey for Business Owners

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Attention job seekers and local business owners, here are couple of resources to share with you.

Fremont Companies Are Hiring

Looking for a job in Fremont? Meet two local employers that are hiring!

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 City of Fremont Parks and Recreation Services Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights the cancellation of the spring session for recreation programs, classes, and facility rentals; changes to the Recreation Services Guide; and the status on City parks.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Final Building Inspections for Completed Residential Units during Shelter in Place Order

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On March 31, 2020, the Alameda County Public Health Department extended the current Shelter in Place Order through May 3, 2020 to continue to limit the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The City of Fremont Building Inspection team is curr...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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Today’s City of Fremont update highlights COVID-19 scams and seniors; virtual community meeting for the Centerville Complete Streets Project; and Zoom classes for seniors.

COVID-19 Scams and Seniors

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Fremont Proclaims Executive Order Requiring Public Use of Face Coverings

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The City of Fremont has proclaimed Executive Order, “EO 2020-03,” requiring the use of face coverings at certain essential places of business to protect workers and the public and prevent community spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

April 14, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

City of Fremont Accepting Pre-Applications Online for Planning, Building, and Engineering Permits

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Beginning Monday, April 13, 2020, the City of Fremont is accepting online pre-applications for planning, building, and engineering permits. The pre-application is available on the City’s Accela Citizen Access (ACA) online portal. The new pre-app...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Results from First Week of Fremont's COVID-19 Testing Center

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During the first week of its drive-thru operation, the City of Fremont tested 715 people for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Fremont Fire COVID-19 Testing Center.  Lab results confirm of the 715 people tested, a total of 37 people ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Construction in Fremont under Shelter in Place Order

COVID-19 City Updates about Construction

The City of Fremont wants to inform our community of the types of construction allowed in Fremont under the revised Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Health Department to help limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Free COVID-19 Tests Available for Walk-Up Appointments in Partnership with Tri-City Health Center

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Beginning, April 9, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests are now available for walk-up appointments in partnership with the Tri-City Health Center located at 39500 Liberty Street. Previously, the Fremont Fire COVID-19 Testing Center was only...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

City of Fremont to Begin Implementing Parking Lot Closures at Central Park on April 9

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease.

For the past few weeks all recreation/pa...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Remote Video Building Inspections

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On March 31, 2020, the Alameda County Public Health Department extended the current Shelter in Place Order through May 3, 2020 to continue to limit the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In order to keep City employees and the community sa...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Fremont to Open COVID-19 Testing Center

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On Friday, April 3, the City of Fremont will open a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing site to provide an opportunity for people who are sick, first responders, and front line healthcare personnel with recent suspected exposures to the virus to b...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

April 2, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease.

Today’s update highlights a ne...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Update: City of Fremont Facilities will now be Closed to the Public through May 3, 2020

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The City of Fremont has adjusted its City facilities closure period to extend until May 3, 2020 (from the previously announced deadline of April 7, 2020). This change is to align with the March 31, 2020, Shelter In Place Order, issued by the Alameda Count...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

City of Fremont Approves Temporary Eviction Moratorium

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On March 27, 2020, the Fremont City Council ratified Executive Orders establishing emergency Eviction Moratoriums on Residential and Small Business Evictions at a Special City Council Meeting. The Eviction Moratoriums temporarily prohibit evictions on all...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease. In accordance with the Alameda County H...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Fremont City Council Passes Urgent Measures to Aid Residents and Businesses Amid COVID-19

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The Fremont City Council held a Special Meeting today (March 27, 2020) at 1:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, to review and approve emergency ordinances and regulations designed to protect the well-being of Fremont residents and ease the economic impact...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease. In accordance with the Alameda County H...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Fremont City Council to Hold Special Meeting on March 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

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The Fremont City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, located 3300 Capitol Avenue in Building A. The public is encouraged to watch or participate virtually, as we all work together to slo...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Mayor Mei Provides Fremont City Services Update on COVID-19

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Mayor Lily Mei addresses the community and provides an update on COVID-19 in Fremont. Watch the video.

For more information about the City of Fremont’s response to COVID-19 visit our Coronavirus webpage.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020 City of Fremont Update in Response to COVID-19

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease. In accordance with the Alameda County H...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

New Updates to the Spring Issue of City News Prompted by COVID-19

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Due to the ongoing updates surrounding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including the recent Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Health Officer on March 16, 2020 and the emergency proclamation by the City of Fremont, there have bee...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

City of Fremont to Resume Building Inspections for Affordable Housing

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The City of Fremont has prioritized affordable housing as being critical to our community’s housing needs. On March 16, 2020, City inspection services were suspended to align with the Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Health Of...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Fremont Facilities and Operations Updates in Response to COVID-19

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an evolving, unprecedented public health crisis that has necessitated several emergency measures to keep the Fremont community safe and help slow the spread of the disease. In accordance with the Alameda County H...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

A Message to Local Fremont Grocery Stores and Critical Retailers

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As we continue this journey into unchartered territory, it has been remarkable to see our community coming together to help one another, while practicing social distancing. As a compassionate city, the City of Fremont prides itself in offering help to tho...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Message to Fremont Community about COVID-19 from City Manager Mark Danaj

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Dear Fremont community members,As the City of Fremont’s Chief Executive Officer overseeing the City’s Emergency Operations Center, I want you to know that your City Government is working diligently to help ensure the health and safety ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Update: Most City of Fremont Facilities will now be Closed to the Public through April 7, 2020

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The City of Fremont has adjusted its City facilities closure period to extend from March 16, 2020 through April 7, 2020 (from the previously announced March 16, 2020 through March 31, 2020 closure). This change is to align with the March 16, 2020, Shelter...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Most City of Fremont Facilities will be Closed to the Public Monday, March 16, 2020 – March 31, 2020

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Effective Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, most City facilities will be closed to the public.  

The health and safety of the Fremont community is our number one priority as we continue to monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVI...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Fremont Declares Local Emergency in Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

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City Manager Mark Danaj has proclaimed a local emergency for the City of Fremont today in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this emergency declaration is to give the City legal authority and flexibility to mobilize resources in response to...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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In light of the updated guidance put out by the Alameda County Public Health Department regarding the rapidly evolving Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the City of Fremont is taking additional measures to help contain and mitigate its spread. The risk...

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program for Fremont Residents

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Fremont homeowners are now eligible for up to $3,000 to make their houses less vulnerable to earthquake damage through Earthquake Brace + Bolt, a program jointly administered by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and the California Governor&rsq...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

City of Fremont Issues Call for Artist for the Temporary Housing Navigation Center

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The City of Fremont is currently accepting proposals from artists to install a temporary mural at the temporary Housing Navigation Center (HNC). Fremont’s HNC is a response to the community’s growing homeless crisis and will provide a ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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As concerns about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) increase, the City of Fremont is continuing to monitor the outbreak’s progress in close coordination with local agencies, and regional public health and emergency medical services personnel...

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Posted on: February 29, 2020

Fremont Receives an A Score for Leading Climate Action

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For the second year in a row, Fremont has been recognized as a global leader on environmental action and transparency, achieving a place on CDP’s Cities A List for 2019. The list is available on the CDP website.

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

City of Fremont Rent Review Ordinance

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The City of Fremont Rent Review Ordinance provides a review process for rent increases. The Ordinance covers all residential rental units in Fremont, including single family homes and condominiums with a few exceptions. While the rent review process is no...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Construction on Fremont’s Temporary Housing Navigation Center Begins

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Construction for Fremont’s temporary Housing Navigation Center (HNC) has begun and will continue through July 2020. The HNC will repurpose approximately 56 parking spots in the rear parking lot of City Hall, 3300 Capitol Ave., to develop the tem...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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As concerns about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) increase, the Fremont Fire Department wants you to know they are continuing to monitor the outbreak’s progress in close coordination with the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD)...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

City of Fremont and Pony.ai Launch Autonomous Vehicle Commuter Pilot Program

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The City of Fremont and autonomous technology company Pony.ai today launched a pilot program offering rides for a group of City employees via Pony.ai’s shared, on-demand, autonomous last-mile service. The participating employees will ride in Pon...

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Posted on: February 16, 2020

Multi-Family Organics Collection Service

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State and County laws require all residents to subscribe to an organics collection service. Townhome and condominium residents must now have a third green organics cart to comply with these regulations, even if they do not generate any landscaping or yard...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Fremont Issues Call for Artists for New Public Art Installation

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Calling all artists! The City of Fremont is seeking artist proposals for the commission of an innovative and permanent public art installation for a new outdoor plaza, Urban Plaza, in Fremont’s Warm Springs Innovation District. The artist will d...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

City of Fremont Urban Forest Tree Inventory and Tree Canopy Assessment Underway

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In December 2019, the Fremont City Council awarded PlanIT GEO with a contract to complete a citywide inventory of all street and public trees and a tree canopy assessment, as well as a corresponding tree inventory software system. 

Last month, the...

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Posted on: February 9, 2020

Financial Help for Street Tree Pruning, Removal, Replacement, and Sidewalk Repairs

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The City of Fremont offers a 50-50 Street Tree Program that provides financial help to property owners to care for their street trees. Street tree pruning and removal and replacement are eligible services.

If the street tree has caused sidewalk damage, pro...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

City of Fremont Receives National Award for Leadership in Youth Road Safety

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The National Center for Safe Routes to School has named the City of Fremont as the 2020 recipient of the Vision Zero for Youth USA Leadership Award, based on the City’s impressive work to protect child and youth pedestrians and significantly red...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

AC Transit Planning Effort Underway called 'Redesign: Fremont/Newark Bus Network Plan'

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AC Transit is redesigning the Fremont/Newark bus network plan, which will include a study intended to evaluate the service AC Transit provides in Fremont and Newark. AC Transit is proposing two scenarios in Fremont and Newark. 

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Posted on: January 26, 2020

Earth Day Art Contest

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This year, Earth Day 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the biggest environmental movement in the world. To celebrate, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), Fremont’s electricity provider, is inviting artists to submit Earth Day inspired artwork des...

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Posted on: January 25, 2020

VITA Program Offers Free Tax Preparation to the Community

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Tax season is here! The Fremont Family Resource Center’s (FRC) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free, quality tax return preparation assistance and electronic filing for eligible individuals and families with an annual hou...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Census 2020 in Fremont

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The City of Fremont, in partnership with Alameda County, is working to ensure that we fully count the community in the upcoming United States Census. Every ten years, the Census Bureau counts everyone living in the country to collect basic inform...

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Posted on: January 19, 2020

Clean Cars for All Grant Program

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Are you interested in trading in your old car for a new electric vehicle? The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is inviting income qualified Bay Area residents to apply for the Clean Cars for All grant program, which provides incentives to...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Upcoming Fremont Recreation Services Programs and Opportunities in 2020

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Fremont residents and families interested in details on this season’s programs, camps, and more can view the Winter 2020 Recreation Guide. Register today to reserve a spot in courses such as Abracadabra Kids, Hands Together Ceramics, Creative Ch...

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Posted on: January 18, 2020

Call for Student Artists for Fremont’s boxART! Program

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Calling all student artists! Help Fremont paint the town by submitting an art design for the City’s boxART! program. The City is kicking off a student-only phase of the program and looking for student artists to paint several of Fremont&rsqu...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Fremont City Council Approves Salary Increases for City Manager

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After a thorough performance evaluation of Fremont City Manager Mark Danaj on December 10, 2019, including the use of a professional facilitator to gather feedback from each Councilmember, the Fremont City Council unanimously approved the following increa...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Tips to Prevent Recycling Contamination

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Recycling contamination could damage recycling equipment, pose a safety hazard to recycling workers, reduce the value of recyclables, or disqualify recyclables from being recycled altogether. Here are some recycling best practices to keep in mind:

1. Keep ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

CleanStart Mobile Hygiene Unit Serves Over 200 Individuals in 2019

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Last year the City of Fremont, City of Newark, and several community partners developed the CleanStart Mobile Hygiene Program to provide much-needed shower and laundry services to homeless community members. The CleanStart program launched on September 16...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

City of Fremont Launches New Universal Planning Application

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The City of Fremont Planning Division has announced a new Universal Planning Application. The new application combines all of the necessary forms and submittal requirements for planning permits into one simple, concise, and user-friendly document.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Fremont Police Department Website Gets a Complete Makeover

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A new Fremont Police Department website launched this week. After undergoing a complete rebuild, the new mobile friendly website features a modern design, enhanced search capabilities, and user-friendly menu navigation!

In spring 2019, the Fremont Police D...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Could Home Sharing Be Right for You?

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Home Match of the Tri-Cities is a home sharing program that helps connect homeowners with people seeking an affordable place to live. Through this free service, homeowners can benefit from additional income, companionship, or help with chores such as groc...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fremont’s Tobacco Retail License Program goes into effect November 8

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On October 8, 2019, the Fremont City Council voted unanimously to establish a Tobacco Retail License program, with an effective date of November 8, 2019. The City of Fremont joins over 150 California municipalities with similar programs.

The Council&rs...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fremont Homeless Count and Survey Comprehensive Report Now Available

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The City of Fremont’s comprehensive report and summary detailing the Alameda County EveryOne Counts! 2019 Homeless Point-in-Time Count and Survey has recently been completed. The report details the count’s methodology and findings, as ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

State Approves Relinquishment of Route 84 to Fremont

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The City of Fremont has been working with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding the transfer of ownership (relinquishment) of State Route 84 (SR84) between Interstate 880 and Mission Boulevard. The route includes portion of Thor...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

City of Fremont Launches Interactive Map for PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff

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The City of Fremont launched a new interactive map to determine impacted areas by the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for October 9, 2019. This map allows community members to search addresses within Fremont to determine if it is within a plan...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

City to Activate Emergency Operation Center to Monitor the Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff

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On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, the City of Fremont’s Emergency Operation Center will be activated to monitor the potential PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). The City of Fremont has approximately 5,000 residences and business that could be affec...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Fremont Secures $100,843 from the Department of Justice to Combat Illegal Tobacco Use Among Minors

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The City of Fremont received $100,843 in state funding to tackle the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors as part of the California Department of Justice’s Tobacco Grant Program. The grants were awarded to 76 local entities ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

California Police Department Offers Signing and Referral Bonuses to Boost Recruiting Efforts

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The City of Fremont and the Fremont Police Association have jointly established a new recruiting incentive program that features a $10,000 total signing bonus for newly hired Entry-level, Academy Graduate, and Lateral Police Officers. The bonus is structu...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

9/10 Special City Council Meeting Approved City Hall Rear Parking Lot as Fremont’s Temporary Housing

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The Fremont City Council held a Special City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, to consider the development of Fremont’s temporary Housing Navigation Center at either a site in the Decoto neighborhood or in the rear parking lot of Fremont’s C...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Third Date Added for Temporary Housing Navigation Center Community Workshops

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The City of Fremont will host a third community workshop about the temporary Housing Navigation Center on Monday, August 26, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Fremont Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway. The workshop will provide the public an additional op...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

City of Fremont Releases Correction to Open Letter to Fremont Community

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City of Fremont Mayor Lily Mei today released a correction regarding the open letter to the Fremont community addressing homelessness dated July 29, 2019: 

August 9, 2019

It recently came to my attention that we communicated an inaccurate statistic...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

New Location Announced for Navigation Center Workshops

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Due to the large attendance expected at the community workshops for Fremont’s temporary Housing Navigation Center, the City has relocated both workshops to Harbor Light Church, 4760 Thornton Ave., one of Fremont’s largest venues. The w...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Fremont’s Multi-Pronged Approach to Homelessness; City Explores Housing Navigation Center

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Homelessness is a growing societal issue for Fremont and a regional concern for the Bay Area and beyond. Since a City Council Study Session held on April 17, 2018, where staff presented extensive background defining the scope and urgency of the homeless i...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Fremont Minimum Wage Ordinance to Become Effective July 2019

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On February 5, the City Council approved a minimum wage ordinance that increases Fremont’s local minimum wage to $15/hour two years earlier than mandated under State law.

Large employers with 26 or more employees will be subject to a $13.50/hour ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Fremont to Hold Special Meeting-Work Session on June 18 at 5:30 pm to Discuss Homelessness Efforts

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The City of Fremont is holding a Special Meeting-Work Session on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. for City staff to go before the City Council and provide an overall update on the City’s homeless efforts and present and establish criteria to...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

June 18 Council Work Session Discussed Update on Strategies and Priorities to Address Homelessness

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On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Fremont City Council held a Work Session to discuss an update on strategies and priorities to address homelessness. City staff presented an overview of ongoing efforts to reduce homelessness since 2017, provide an update on ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Two Community Workshops about Proposed Housing Navigation Center

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The City of Fremont will host two community workshops regarding the proposed Housing Navigation Center. Workshops are open to the public and will be held on the following dates:

Wednesday, August 14from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pmCity Hall, 3300 Capitol Av...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

7/9 Council Work Session Identified 2 Potential Locations for Temporary Homeless Navigation Center

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The Fremont City Council held a Work Session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, to review 11 potential City-owned and privately-owned sites analyzed by City staff for locating a temporary homeless navigation center in Fremont. The sites were based on previously re...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

City Council Work Session on July 9 to Discuss Potential Sites to Locate a Housing Navigation Center

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The City of Fremont is holding a Special Meeting – City Council Work Session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. for City staff to review the evaluation results of potential sites to locate a housing navigation center in Fremont. A housing nav...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Election System

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts and a Mayor at-large for a seven member Council.  The City has already he...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Fremont City Council Approves Resolution to Transition to District-based Election System

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At the Fremont City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Council approved a resolution to transition from an at-large to a district-based election system.

As mentioned in the City’s press release, the City Council made the decision to take this ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Elections

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts and a Mayor at-large for a seven member Council. The City has already held four of...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Fremont is Asking Residents for Feedback on their Preferred Draft Council District Map

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The City of Fremont is launching a new topic on Fremont Open City Hall, the City’s online forum for citizen engagement. Fremont is asking for public input on which draft Council district map community members prefer for the upcoming election in ...

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