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6/29/20, City of Fremont and FUSD Announce Summer Meals for Youth and Families in Fremont 6/29/20, City of Fremont and FUSD Announce Summer Meals for Youth and Families in Fremont
June 15, 2020, City of Fremont Launches Pop Up Patio Program for Small Business Operation Outdoors June 15, 2020, City of Fremont Launches Pop Up Patio Program for Small Business Operation Outdoors
June 1, 2020, City of Fremont Announces Local Citywide Curfew for June 1 -June 8 from 8 PM to 5 AM June 1, 2020, City of Fremont Announces Local Citywide Curfew for June 1 -June 8 from 8 PM to 5 AM
5/18/20, Fremont Announces Relief Package for Renters and Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 5/18/20, Fremont Announces Relief Package for Renters and Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
Up to $800,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding available
May 1, 2020, City of Fremont Launches Fremont App to Streamline Maintenance Service Requests May 1, 2020, City of Fremont Launches Fremont App to Streamline Maintenance Service Requests
April 23, 2020, Fremont Launches Comprehensive “Drive Slowly, Be Healthy” Traffic Speed Management April 23, 2020, Fremont Launches Comprehensive “Drive Slowly, Be Healthy” Traffic Speed Management
Advises 20 mph speed in neighborhoods; lowers speed limit on many major streets; and installs 30 speed feedback signs with real-time data capture to target speeding violations
4-16-20, Fremont Proclaims Executive Order Requiring Public Use of Face Coverings 4-16-20, Fremont Proclaims Executive Order Requiring Public Use of Face Coverings
to Protect Essential Workers and Consumers
April 2, 2020, Fremont to Open COVID-19 Testing Center April 2, 2020, Fremont to Open COVID-19 Testing Center
3/27/20, Fremont City Council Passes Urgent Measures to Aid Residents and Businesses Amid COVID-19 3/27/20, Fremont City Council Passes Urgent Measures to Aid Residents and Businesses Amid COVID-19
March 19, 2020, City of Fremont Facilities and Operations Updates in Response to COVID-19 March 19, 2020, City of Fremont Facilities and Operations Updates in Response to COVID-19
3/16/20, Update: Most City of Fremont Facilities will now be Closed to Public through April 7, 2020 3/16/20, Update: Most City of Fremont Facilities will now be Closed to Public through April 7, 2020
3/15/20, Most City of Fremont Facilities will be Closed to the Public March 16 – March 31, 2020 3/15/20, Most City of Fremont Facilities will be Closed to the Public March 16 – March 31, 2020
3/13/20, Fremont Declares Local Emergency in Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic 3/13/20, Fremont Declares Local Emergency in Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
February 24, 2020, City of Fremont and Pony.ai Launch Autonomous Vehicle Commuter Pilot Program February 24, 2020, City of Fremont and Pony.ai Launch Autonomous Vehicle Commuter Pilot Program
December 9, 2019, City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020 December 9, 2019, City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020
Police, Fire Services Not Affected
10/23/19, Fremont Mayor Lily Mei Joins National League of Cities 2020 Presidential Task Force 10/23/19, Fremont Mayor Lily Mei Joins National League of Cities 2020 Presidential Task Force
9/17/19 CA Police Department Offers Signing and Referral Bonuses to Boost Recruitment Efforts 9/17/19 CA Police Department Offers Signing and Referral Bonuses to Boost Recruitment Efforts
8/13/19, Fremont Mayor Lily Mei Appointed to United States Conference of Mayors Advisory Board 8/13/19, Fremont Mayor Lily Mei Appointed to United States Conference of Mayors Advisory Board
August 9, 2019, City of Fremont Releases Correction to Open Letter to Fremont Community August 9, 2019, City of Fremont Releases Correction to Open Letter to Fremont Community
August 9, 2019, CORRECTION: City of Fremont Releases Open Letter to Fremont Community August 9, 2019, CORRECTION: City of Fremont Releases Open Letter to Fremont Community
Letter Addresses Civility, Community Engagement and the Homeless Challenge
July 15, 2019, Fremont Transitions to New Janitorial Service Company July 15, 2019, Fremont Transitions to New Janitorial Service Company
SWA was Awarded Contract and has Hired Former Company’s Janitors while Providing Equivalent Pay, Seniority and Cost for Health Care Benefits
May 14, 2019, Fremont named a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bic May 14, 2019, Fremont named a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bic
May 2, 2019, Fremont’s Multi-Pronged Approach to Homelessness May 2, 2019, Fremont’s Multi-Pronged Approach to Homelessness
City Explores Housing Navigation Center
3/19/19, Retired Fremont Fire Chief and Planning Commissioner Daniel T. Lydon Passes Away at 77 3/19/19, Retired Fremont Fire Chief and Planning Commissioner Daniel T. Lydon Passes Away at 77
1/23/19 Fremont Police to Deploy Its First U.S. Zero-emission Tesla Patrol Vehicle in Pilot Program 1/23/19 Fremont Police to Deploy Its First U.S. Zero-emission Tesla Patrol Vehicle in Pilot Program
1/17/19, City Council Holds Goal Setting Retreat and Focuses on Impacts of Residential Development 1/17/19, City Council Holds Goal Setting Retreat and Focuses on Impacts of Residential Development
December 20, 2018,  Mayor Lily Mei Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Committee December 20, 2018, Mayor Lily Mei Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Committee
December 11, 2018, Fremont Appoints New Community Development Director December 11, 2018, Fremont Appoints New Community Development Director
December 7, 2018, Swearing-in Ceremony for Four New Fremont City Councilmembers on December 11, 201 December 7, 2018, Swearing-in Ceremony for Four New Fremont City Councilmembers on December 11, 201
December 4, 2018, City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for Dec. 24, 2018 - Jan. 1, 2019 December 4, 2018, City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for Dec. 24, 2018 - Jan. 1, 2019
October 30, 2018, Statement from City of Fremont and Mayor Lily Mei on Unity October 30, 2018, Statement from City of Fremont and Mayor Lily Mei on Unity
October 11, 2018, City of Fremont Joins Nextdoor October 11, 2018, City of Fremont Joins Nextdoor
August 22, 2018, City of Fremont Announces Participation in 2019 “Startup in Residence” Program August 22, 2018, City of Fremont Announces Participation in 2019 “Startup in Residence” Program
STIR pairs government agencies with startups to solve city challenges
July 30, 2018, Fremont Selects Next City Manager July 30, 2018, Fremont Selects Next City Manager
July 27, 2018, Fred Diaz Honorably Retires as Fremont’s City Manager July 27, 2018, Fred Diaz Honorably Retires as Fremont’s City Manager
An Interim City Manager Will Start on July 28 as Recruitment Process Continues
May 21, 2018, Fremont Appoints New Police Chief May 21, 2018, Fremont Appoints New Police Chief
March 23, 2018, Statement from Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz March 23, 2018, Statement from Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz
March 8, 2018, City of Fremont Police Chief to Retire After More Than 31 Years of Service March 8, 2018, City of Fremont Police Chief to Retire After More Than 31 Years of Service
February 21, 2018, City of Fremont City Manager to Retire After 35 Years of Service February 21, 2018, City of Fremont City Manager to Retire After 35 Years of Service
Nationwide Executive Search to be Conducted for Replacement
February 9, 2018, Fremont Community Development Director to Retire After 31 Years of Service February 9, 2018, Fremont Community Development Director to Retire After 31 Years of Service
January 25, 2018, City of Fremont Transitions to New Emergency Alert System, AC Alert January 25, 2018, City of Fremont Transitions to New Emergency Alert System, AC Alert