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File #: ROGC 19-084    Version: 1
Type: Rules Committee Reviews, Recommendations and Approvals Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: Joint Meeting for the Rules and Open Government Committee and Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 4/3/2019 Final action:
Title: Freight Rail Right of Way Quiet Zones. (Mayor, Peralez, Jimenez, and Davis)
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Staff Response Form, 3. Letter from Rep. Lofgren, 4. Letter from Assemblymember Kalra, 5. Letter from the Public, 6. Letter from the Public

...Title

Freight Rail Right of Way Quiet Zones. (Mayor, Peralez, Jimenez, and Davis)

...Recommendations

Direct the City Manager to:

1. Commence studying a federally-mandated Quiet Zone on Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Warm Springs Subdivision and explore funding strategies including partnering with our federal and state delegations to find collaborative opportunities; and

2. Explore opportunities for Rail-To-Trail (RTT) conversions in keeping with the General Plan update.