June 22, 2010 > Hayward City Council
Hayward City Council
City of Hayward
June 15, 2010
Gamma Rollers of Sterigenics International, Inc., Hayward, commended for their first-place win in the Team Bike Challenge for Alameda County in conjunction with Bike to Work Day on May 13, 2010. They rode 3,062 miles and earned 1,065 points to become Alameda County Champions and take second place in the Bay Area.
Energy Savings through Technology. The city has reduced energy consumption by desktop computers used by city staff. There was no cost to the city; PG&E paid for the project and Autonomic Software supplied the system to generate projected savings of $125,000 over three years. The city accepted PG&E and Autonomic Software's "IT Sustainability Award for Operating Green Desktop Environments."
Boards and Commissions
Appointed and re-appointed 12 Youth Commissioners and four alternates.
Approved minutes of Special City Council/Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Meeting of May 25, 2010. (6 YES votes; 1 ABSTENSION (Halliday absent on May 25).
Awarded "A" Street Sewer Improvement contract to K.J. Woods Construction Inc. in the amount of $428,000.
Awarded Mt. Eden Annexation Area - Phase II Project contract to Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $3,628,002.20 and amended agreement with consultant RJA Associates for construction staking services for an additional amount of $100,000, including contingencies.
Accepted resignation of Nathaniel Bruno from the Citizens Advisory Commission.
Repealed and replaced Article 11 of Chapter 10, Historic Preservation Ordinance (Hayward Municipal Code). The criteria determining whether an apartment building is a structure of historical significance are expected in three months from the Planning Department.
City of Hayward and Hayward RDA recommended operating budgets for FY 2011, proposed budgets for FY 2012 for city operations and RDA, and proposed Capital Improvement Program budget for FY 2011-2020. No amendments requested by Council.
Bud Eckert complained about misuse of police time and the potential impact on other Hayward residents truly in need of help.
Charlie Peters, Clean Air Performance Professionals, spoke about air quality and informed Council that AB 2289 (Eng) (smog check program, testing and penalties) is before Senate. He is delighted that there is the possibility of it being considered by the Business Professions Committee and not by the Transportation Committee.
Karen Anderson-Stevens re. Bradley Stevens asked Council to consider including re-surfacing of Parkside Drive as part of the Capital Improvement Program.
Councilor Francisco Zermeno wishes Council to show a stance against racial profiling and disapproval of what is happening in Arizona. Councilors Dowling, Halliday, Henson and Zermeno provided the minimum four votes required for the matter to be brought back as an agenda item. A resolution for a letter to be sent to the Governor of Arizona will be presented.
Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Kevin Dowling - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Anna Laveria May - Yes
Bill Quirk - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes