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July 27, 2010 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

City of Hayward
July 20, 2010

Business Recognition Award for July 2010 presented to Adamson Police Products, a supplier of law-enforcement equipment. The company's sales have grown from $400,000 inn 1980 to $20M in 2009.

Americans with Disabilities Act 20th Anniversary Celebration scheduled for 4-7 p.m. on Monday, July 26 at City Hall Plaza, sponsored by Community Resources for Independent Living, Center for Independent Living and City of Hayward. Week of July 26 recognized as ADA 20th Anniversary Week in the City of Hayward.

Consent Calendar
Supported Transportation for Livable Communities Grant application submitted to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for South Hayward BART Station and Dixon St. The MTC will award the city approximately $3.1M on July 28. The city will provide $806,169 (21 percent) of the total project cost.

Adopted a series of resolutions for assessments and special assessments re. past due residential rental inspection fees, community preservation fees, vehicle abatement fees, garbage bills incurred by property owners of single-family residences.

Filed nuisance abatement lien notices with Alameda County Recorder's Office for non-abatable violations.

Authorized Redevelopment Agency Executive Director to enter into a contract in a maximum amount of $75,000 with Lamphier-Gregory to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report for South Hayward BART/Mission Blvd Form-Based Code Project.

City Manager to negotiate and execute a new ground lease with American Aircraft Sales at Hayward Executive Airport.

Designated park sites as per Master Agreement and Lease with Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.

Supported AT&T's education of the public about the dangers of texting while driving.

Public Hearing
Heard engineer's reports, confirmed assessment diagrams and assessments and ordered their levy and collection for FY 2011 for landscaping and Lighting District No. 96-1, Zones 1-13, Maintenance District No. 1 and Maintenance District No. 2.

Legislative Business
Adopted two resolutions re. Route 238 Corridor Improvement Project - approved addenda, award of contract and summary vacation of parts of Berry Ave. and Willis Ave.

Consolidation of Council committees with Economic Development Committee. The resultant body will consist of three council members, three citizens (subject to the same eligibility criteria as per the current Economic Development Committee) and a seventh person. Council directed staff to liaise with the Hayward Chamber of Commerce, CSUEB, the Latino Business Roundtable to determine if they might like to provide a representative as the seventh committee member. There will be changes to the Hayward Redevelopment Area Committee.

Public Comment
Jim Drake reminded Council of the weeds on the median at Mission/Grove and on the sidewalks alongside businesses. He also expressed concern that the mini-loop will not serve the Downtown well.

Doug Ligibel reiterated his desire for revisions to the city's curfew ordinance. He pointed out that more than $460,000 of delinquent garbage bills and annual graffiti abatement costs in excess of $1M impact the city's budget.

Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Marvin Peixoto - Yes
Bill Quirk - Yes
Mark Salinas - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes

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