Modesto City Council Watch (5/4/10)


The Modesto City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the basement chamber of Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St., to vote on:

Appointing William Miller as a member of the Tuolumne River Regional Park Citizens Advisory Committee.

Awarding a contract to buy and install video surveillance for the transportation center and bus maintenance yard to CelPlan Technologies of Reston, Va., for an estimated $253,671.

Approving an agreement with Carollo Engineers of Phoenix for engineering support during construction of the digester gas treatment system for $93,138, and approving an agreement with GSE Construction Co. for $465,000. Estimate for construction and design support: $669,752

Contracting with VSCE Inc. of Oakland for construction management for the Modesto bus maintenance project for up to $1.2 million.

The council will hold a public hearing on amending the zoning code to effect neighborhood compatibility guidelines, including revisions to residential second-story regulations, setbacks, height and lot width.

-- Leslie Albrecht