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April 14, 2010 > City of Hayward

City of Hayward

April 6, 2010

Business Recognition Award for April 2010 was made to The Book Shop, 1007 B Street, Hayward, owned by Marilyn & Carl Baker-Madsen and Alison & Sherman Lewis.

Work Session
Recommendations for Human Services Commission's FY 21001-12 social services funding (from city's General Fund) and the FY 2010-14 five-year consolidated plan and FY 2010-11 Community Development Block Grant funding (federal and state funding) were explained and presented. A public hearing is scheduled for April 20; final social services funding allocations will be part of the city's budgetary process.

Consent Calendar
Amendment to contract with International Parking Design, Inc., for design services for the replacement parking garage at the South Hayward BART Transit-Oriented Development Project, in an amount not to exceed $50,000, carried forward to April 20 meeting.

Submitted an application for Jobs for Main Street Act 2010 (Stimulus II) funding of $320,000 and authorized sidewalk repair project for the section of B Street between Grand Street and Martin Luther King Drive, which is expected to cost $450,000, with the city funding the difference. The city's FY 2010 Capital Improvement Program had budgeted $400,000 for this project; if federal monies are not forthcoming, the project will continue as part of the Capital Improvement Program.

Approved plans and specifications for Mt. Eden Annexation Area Phase II project and calls for bids - to be received on May 11 2010. Total estimated project cost is $7.4M (City of Hayward and Alameda County each providing $1.9M and developers, $3.6M). Completion anticipated in January 2011.

Nicholas Terry resigned from the Citizens Advisory Commission, effective March 9, 2010.

Fran David appointed Acting Executive Director of the Redevelopment Agency (RDA).

Public Hearing
As required by California Redevelopment Law, the RDA Board conducted a public hearing for and adopted the Five-Year Implementation Plan for the FY 2010-14 Downtown Hayward Redevelopment Project. The Implementation Plan sets outs five-year goals and objectives, possible programs and projects and estimated expenditures and explains how the RDA might use its Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund to increase, improve and preserve housing in the city.

Legislative Business
Amended city's franchise agreement with Waste Management of Alameda County (WMAC) and approved city ordinance authorizing collection of delinquent garbage bills via the county tax rolls. Owner-occupied properties will be subject to collections from July1, 2007; tenanted properties will be subject to collections from July 1, 2009 (if the same tenant has remained in situ). 6 "YES" votes; 1 "NO" vote (May).

Public Comment
Jim Drake would like public parking hours at City Hall extended.

Sharon Cornu (Alameda Labor Council). Gregorio Blas and Gabriel Hernandez (Hayward Day Labor Center), Lynn Fay Linnen, Betty DeForest (South Hayward Parish) and Ron Gillette (Women on the Way Recovery Center) urged Council to consider, maintain or increase social services and CDGB funding for their respective organizations, as per recommendations before Council. According to DeForest, this should not be done at the expense of other funding applicants, suggesting other solutions might be found to meet funding needs.

Peggy Guernsey expressed disquiet about the city's acquisition of property to create a new street in her neighborhood. She maintains she has not been notified of the plans. Public Works Director Bob Bauman will speak with her to explain the outreach process so far.

Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Kevin Dowling - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Anna Laveria May - Yes
Bill Quirk - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes

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