The Fremont City Council is expected to vote in support of a new, 500-unit housing development on Tuesday.

This project, expected to last until 2023 or so, will bring in $6 or $7 million in fees to the city.

From The Oakland Tribune:

Few housing subdivisions proposed for Fremont have sparked as much opposition as Patterson Ranch.

Environmentalists leery of building homes so close to Coyote Hills Regional Park tried unsuccessfully four years ago to kill the project at the ballot box. And Fremont school officials continue to warn that it will increase overcrowding at Ardenwood district elementary schools.

But both critics and backers of the 500-home subdivision slated for the city’s northwest corner fully expect council members to give it their blessing at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

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