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April 27, 2010 > City of Hayward

City of Hayward

April 20, 2010

Presentation
Environmental Achievement Awards presented to Golden Oaks Montessori School, Hayward HS, Lea's Christian School, Moreau Catholic HS, St. Bede Catholic School, St. Clement School, Treeview Elementary School, single-family residents, managers of multi-family complexes, Fabriques Delice, Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant, Haig's Delicacies, Hayward Produce Market, Korea House Restaurant, Kortick Manufacturing, Lucky Supermarket/Food Maxx, Mi Pueblo Food Center and Way To Be Designs.

Work Session
Received and considered options for amending Mobile Home Park regulations.

Consent Calendar
Authorized filing of application with Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 funds for FY 2011 to install wheelchair ramps in the Orchard/Hayward Hills and Huntwood/Tyrell neighborhoods. The project is likely to receive an estimated $88,749 of TDA Article 3 funds towards the project. Construction to be coordinated with pavement and sidewalk rehabilitation projects in 2011.

Expressed opposition to Proposition 16 for the June 8, 2010, ballot to protect the city's ability to pursue formation of Community Choice Aggregators (local municipal utilities) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Extended term of office for appointed officials of boards, commissions, committees and task force members whose terms expire June 30, 2010, with direction to staff to find a solution to avoid recurrence in future election years. The extension allows newly-elected officials, who will take the oath of office on July 13, to participate in the selection process of new appointees. Current incumbents will remain in post until their successors are appointed.

Route 238 Corridor Improvement Project - approved plans and specifications and issued a call for bids; authorized City Manager to amend original agreement with Mark Thomas and Company for further design and construction support services; requested advance funding from the California Transportation Commission and authorized City Manager to seek funding for Mission Blvd (north of A St. and Jackson St.) between Watkins St. and Santa Clara Ave. Mayor Sweeney reiterated his opposition to the mini-loop.

Amended contract with International Parking Design, Inc., for design services for replacement parking garage at the South Hayward BART Transit-Oriented Development Project, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 (brought forward from April 6 meeting).

Public Hearing
Adopted FY 2010-14 five-year consolidated plan and Citizens' Advisory Committee's FY 2010-11 Community Development Block Grant funding (federal and state funding) recommendations subject to $50,000-reallocation from the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program (down to $180,000) to the Minor Home Repair Grant Program (up to $268,000). 5 "YES" votes, 1 abstention (May), Sweeney (recused).

Staff agreed with the Human Services Commission's FY 2011-12 social services funding (from city's General Fund) recommendations which were accepted by Council. Final social services funding allocations will be part of the city's budgetary process. 5 "YES" votes, 1 abstention (May), Sweeney (recused).

Public Comment
Ed Bogue announced Hayward City Council Candidates Forum, hosted by Southgate Area Homeowners Association, for May 5, 7 - 9 p.m., Alameda County Flood Control Conference Room, 951 Turner Court (at Kay Avenue), Hayward.

Kathy Morris, President of the Hayward Mobile Homeowners Association, sought Council's support for several enhancements to the Mobile Home Space Rent Stabilization Ordinance.

Bob Billmire spoke on behalf of New England Village's 600 residents about the cost of introducing sub-metering (individual metering of coaches) at the mobile home park.

Christy Napieralski thanked Hayward Fire Department and Council for the recent resumption of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training classes for about 50 people.

Betty De Forest announced South Hayward Parish's "Our Urban Orchards" program which harvests fruit from trees at private residences on scheduled days for distribution to other food banks including Alameda County Food Bank. A small grant was received from StopWaste.org. For more information, call (510) 782-3663 / (510) 782-FOOD.

Doug Ligibel relayed the BART Board's decision to paint Hayward BART Station in June 2010.

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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