March 25, 2009 > Hayward City Council
Hayward City Council
March 17, 2009
Miriam Lens, Acting City Clerk, accepted position of City Clerk.
Approved plans and specifications for Sidewalk Rehabilitation and Wheelchair Ramps project and call for bids; increased sidewalk repair fee to $550. Property owners will pay the fee if the City undertakes repairs for which the owner is responsible.
Authorization to submit an application for funding from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, for the Public Works Director to advertise and award projects and appropriate $2.825 million to the Stimulus Pavement Rehabilitation Project in the Street System Improvements Fund. Part of the $789 billion stimulus package, signed into law on Feb 17, involves funding for local street and road rehabilitation projects that can be advertised and constructed quickly to create employment and repair deteriorating infrastructure.
Zone change application to develop a transit-oriented, mixed-use project of 788 multi-family residential units, a grocery store, 206 affordable housing units and a 910-space BART parking garage at South Hayward BART station.
Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Kevin Dowling - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Anna Laveria May - Yes
Bill Quirk - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes
Judy Harrison, President of the Friends of Hayward Public Library, spoke about "Yes on A." A gala event will be held at the Veterans' Building, Main St, Hayward on March 22, 4-6pm. Information about Measure A (the proposed Utility User Tax) and its benefits to the police, fire and library services will be available at the event.
Ed Bogue informed the Council of the "Tip a Cop" event at Applebees, Southland Drive, Hayward on March 24, 6-9pm. Hayward police officers will serve customers. Tips will be donated to Special Olympics.