December 23, 2009 > City of Hayward
City of Hayward
December 15, 2009
Implemented Permit Center staffing recommendations and appropriated funds to implement recommendations - eliminated one Plan Checker and one Administrative Clerk II position (Development Services); authorized one new Senior Plan Checker and one new Permit Technician position (Development Services); eliminated two Staff Fire Captain/Assistant Fire Marshal positions (Fire); authorized one new Permit Technician, one new Fire Protection Engineer and one new Fire Training Officer position (Fire). Development Services Building Division and Fire Special Operations Fire Prevention Bureau are funded by user fees from the business and development community.
Executed an agreement with Commerce Bank for the Control Pay Advanced/Electric Vendor Payment Program, an automated accounts payable facility to be used by the city to pay its suppliers. The agreement will generate approx. $100,000-$140,000 of extra revenue through fee-sharing with Commerce Bank.
Amended Hayward Municipal Code to establish Green Building requirements for private development.
City Council meetings to start at 7 p.m. effective from January 5, 2010.
Approved conditional use permit for Starzz Management, Inc to operate Club ME Restaurant and Lounge, a restaurant and night club in the Downtown Entertainment Area at 926 B Street and zoning text amendment to allow a night club within 100 ft. of Newman Park at B Street and Mission Blvd. The business will be required to clean Newman Park on Saturday and Sunday Mornings; city staff will assess the lighting in Newman Park to address safety concerns; the use permit is non-transferable; parking lot no. 1 to be kept open until 2 a.m. 5 "YES" votes, 2 "NO" votes (Sweeney and Halliday).
Authorized City Manager to approve amendment and assignment of the Commercial Aviation Site Lease between the City and Volo Holdings Hayward, LLC to Hayward FBO, LLC and hold Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) hearing for Airport Property Partners, LLC which will finance the purchase of the Hayward FBO property with tax-free bonds issue by the joint powers authority, California Communities.
Authorized City Manager to negotiate and execute amended Inclusionary Housing Agreements with Citation Homes Central and Integral Communities, Inc. to meet Inclusionary Housing Ordinance obligations for the Cannery Place Development. Authorized Executive Director of redevelopment agency to negotiate and execute a purchase & sale agreement with Citation to convey property at 581, 585 and 597 B Street to satisfy Inclusionary Housing Ordinance obligations.
Repealed and replaced Ch. 10, Article 12 of the Hayward Municipal Code re. Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. Originally introduced on Dec 1, 2009. 6 "YES" votes, 1 "NO" vote (May).
Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Kevin Dowling - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Anna Laveria May - Yes
Bill Quirk - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes
Dennis Howlett, Robert Goodwill (Hayward CAN Advocate), Robert E. Shirley, John Ali Brandy-Burke, Rev. John Wichman, Teresa Liggatt, Betty DeForest and Sara Lamnin (CAN Program Director) renewed their calls for a consolidated services-hub that all homeless people can use, following the Heart of the Bay Summit and the deaths of two homeless members of the community during the recent cold weather. Deanna Long is keen that Hayward should benefit from Housing First.