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May 3, 2021, Fremont City Attorney, Harvey Levine Announces Retirement from the City of Fremont May 3, 2021, Fremont City Attorney, Harvey Levine Announces Retirement from the City of Fremont
April 7, 2021, City of Fremont Announces Keep Fremont Housed Rental Assistance Program April 7, 2021, City of Fremont Announces Keep Fremont Housed Rental Assistance Program
April 1, 2021, Statement from Mayor Lily Mei in Support of President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan April 1, 2021, Statement from Mayor Lily Mei in Support of President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan
March 18, 2021, City of Fremont Police Chief to Retire After More Than 25 Years of Service March 18, 2021, City of Fremont Police Chief to Retire After More Than 25 Years of Service
Next Police Chief to be Promoted within Department
March 15, 2021, City of Fremont Partners with Magellan Advisors to Develop Broadband Master Plan March 15, 2021, City of Fremont Partners with Magellan Advisors to Develop Broadband Master Plan
3/5/21: Fremont Economic Development Dept. Establishes the Earn and Learn Fremont Pilot Program 3/5/21: Fremont Economic Development Dept. Establishes the Earn and Learn Fremont Pilot Program
01/29/21, City of Fremont Selected to Join National League of Cities Cohort to Address Equity 01/29/21, City of Fremont Selected to Join National League of Cities Cohort to Address Equity
Fremont Participates in Giving Tuesday to Promote Support for Community Members in Need Fremont Participates in Giving Tuesday to Promote Support for Community Members in Need
11/19/20: Fremont Police Department Releases Results from One of Nation’s First Zero-Emission 11/19/20: Fremont Police Department Releases Results from One of Nation’s First Zero-Emission
Fremont Police Department Releases Results from One of Nation’s First Zero-Emission Tesla Patrol Vehicle Pilot Program
August 31, 2020, Fremont Announces Opening of Housing Navigation Center for Homeless Individuals August 31, 2020, Fremont Announces Opening of Housing Navigation Center for Homeless Individuals
7/23/20,Fremont Establishes Temp. Limit of 15% on Fees Charged by 3rd-party Food Delivery Companies 7/23/20,Fremont Establishes Temp. Limit of 15% on Fees Charged by 3rd-party Food Delivery Companies
July 15, 2020, City of Fremont Embarks on First Parks and Recreation Master Plan in 25 Years July 15, 2020, City of Fremont Embarks on First Parks and Recreation Master Plan in 25 Years
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
4-28-17 Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to  District-based Elections 4-28-17 Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Elections
March 16, 2017, Fremont City Council to Consider Transition to District-based Election System March 16, 2017, Fremont City Council to Consider Transition to District-based Election System