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September 21, 2010 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

September 14, 2010

Sugar Bowl Bakery presented with Business Recognition Award for September 2010. Accepted by Michael Ly, VP and General Manager.

Boards, Commissions, Committees and Task Force
Administered Oath of Affirmation for appointments and re-appointments to various boards, commissions, committees and task force.

Work Session
Access Study for South Hayward BART Transit-Oriented Development Mixed-Use Project presented by BART, Nelson Nygaard and City of Hayward.

Approved June 29, 2010 Special City Council/Redevelopment Agency meeting minutes (6 YES and 1 Abstention (Peixoto)).

Accepted resignations of Meg Shaw from Downtown Business Improvement Area Advisory Board and Dulce Andrade from Hayward Youth Commission. Alternate Malcolm DeFrantz will serve the remainder of Andrade's term which expires on June 30, 2012.

Approved support for Local Streets and Roads Arterial Pavement Rehabilitation Federal Funding in the amount of $1.336M with a local match of $173,000, as per policies adopted by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Funding is administered by the Alameda County Transportation Commission.

Supported the cooperative, detailed vulnerability assessment of the impact of sea level rise on the Hayward/San Leandro shoreline's infrastructure, following recommendation for such a study in the report "Preliminary Study on the Effects of Sea Level Rise on the Resources of the Hayward Shoreline" presented on March 16, 2010. Hayward Area Shoreline Planning Agency and East Bay Regional Park District staff will continue to meet with other agencies, which will adopt this resolution and are interested in protecting the Hayward/San Leandro Shoreline, to develop a master plan.

Approved plans, specifications and call for bids for demolition of Centennial Hall building (6 YES and 1 NO (Halliday)).

Supported Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program Financing.

Public Hearing
Inclusionary Housing Interim Relief Ordinance. Staff directed to return with ordinance, which will expire on December 31, 2012, to "Create an Affordable Housing Trust Fund" and determine how it might impact the Housing Element (5 YES, 2 NO (Halliday, Zermeno)).

Public Comments
Marilyn Foxx's home has been burgled 27 times in the past 23 years and sought help. Mayor Sweeney referred her to Police Chief Ron Ace.

Real estate broker Rob Simpson asserts the city has not been as thorough in its review of the Russell City Energy Center project and its impact, as the Bay Area's fifth largest polluter, on the Hayward Shoreline as it has with other developments and sub-divisions.

Doug Ligibel praised Councilman Zermeno's lead in starting a local task force in his neighborhood, supported by the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, and encouraged other council members to follow suit. He also expressed concern about the growing number of teenage murder victims. He attributes this, in part, to immediate peer pressure noting that the young seldom take a longer-term view of their lives. Ligibel requested an update by the end of 2010 on how Measure A (Utility User Tax) revenue has been spent. Mayor Sweeney pointed out that Measure A prevented job losses in Hayward Police Department which is staffed at its highest level in 10 years and has enabled the introduction of a gang injunction program.

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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