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December 14, 2010 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

December 7, 2010

Business Recognition Award for December 2010 presented to Costco Wholesale.

Work Session
Update on Police Department's Strategic Plan.

Approved minutes of Special City Council/Library Commission meeting on November 9, 2010. 5 YES votes, 1 ABSTENSION (Sweeney). Quirk absent.

Authorized City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract in the maximum amount of $236,000 with the Government Finance Officers Association in the evaluation and selection of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. In September 2009, Council approved a Technology Strategic Plan part of which is the replacement of the current financial system, which does not interface satisfactorily with some of the City's other systems, with an ERP system.

Authorized City Manager to execute a professional services agreement with TJKM Transportation Consultants for traffic signal timing design services in the maximum amount of $100,000 for Tennyson Rd., Hesperian Blvd. and Winton Ave. The Alameda County Transportation Commission has approved grant applications totaling $614,000 for this project as part of the Transportation for Clean Air Program. The City will place the monies in the Transportation System Improvement Fund.

Public Hearing
Establishment of Underground District No. 29 to inter overhead wiring along Mission Blvd. from A St. to the north City limit.

Establishment Underground District No. 30 to inter overhead wiring along Mission Blvd. from 700 ft. south of Arrowhead Way to the south city limit.

Legislative Business
Amended Municipal Code to allow neighborhood-serving retail center, including a drive-thru coffee shop and neighborhood-serving retail uses on a 1.5 acre parcel at Mt. Eden Business Park. The zone change would allow applicant Simeon Commercial Properties and owner Sim First LLC to accept a convenience store as a tenant. Hours of operation for all uses will be 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 4 YES and 2 NO votes (Sweeney and Henson).

Public Comments
David Levingston, Samuel Gomez, Scarlett Cervera, Jessica Martinez, Karina Lara and Agustin Andrade spoke in support of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. Passage of the Dream Act onto the statute books relies on Congress and the President. Members of Hayward City Council can urge Congressman Pete Stark, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Senators Boxer and Feinstein to support the proposed legislation but cannot vote directly on the issue.

Councilman Francisco Zermeno suggested Council adopt of a resolution of support for the Dream Act at a future meeting. The City Manager will arrange an item for the agenda.

Jim Drake spoke about the lack of clarity for the proposed noise ordinance and urged anyone occupying property adjacent to commercial property to attend a community-outreach meeting on the matter.

City Clerk Miriam Lens included a letter of complaint from Hayward resident Jason Moreno to Waste Management as part of the record.

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

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