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May 24, 2011 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

May 17, 2011

Police Honor Guard presented Colors

Proclaimed May 10-16, 2011, as National Police Week and May 15, 2011, as Peace Officers' Memorial Day.

Hayward Police Department received Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) accreditation; presented by CALEA Commission Chair, Lou Dekmar, Chief of LaGrange PD, Georgia.

Annual Recycling Poster and Essay Contest Awards.

Approved plans and specifications and called for bids for sewer replacement at Linden, Madrone and Beech St. easement areas. Estimated project cost is $300,000 which is included in the FY 2011 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The city will contact affected property owners with project details and expected schedule.

Awarded construction contract for pavement repairs (D St., Huntwood Ave., Industrial Pkwy SW and Second St.) to Top Grade Construction, Inc. in the sum of $1,569,740 and appropriated $146,000 from the Street Systems Improvement Fund to complete the project. Total cost, including Design & Administration and Inspection & Testing phases, estimated at $1,777,058. The FY 2012 CIP budget includes $1.631M; however, the city will be reimbursed $1.336M from federal funds administered by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

Awarded construction contract to Gallagher & Burke, Inc. for Measure B [half-cent transportation sales tax administered by the Alameda County Transportation Commission] pavement rehabilitation in the amount of $929,392 and appropriated an additional $150,000 from the Measure B Tax Fund (Local Transportation). This Fund covers the total estimated project cost of $1.15M as part of the FY 2011 CIP. Work is scheduled to start on July 5 and complete on September 26, 2011.

Conveyed Council's feedback on the Initial Vision Scenario to the Association of Bay Area Governments and to the MTC.

Approved plans and specifications and called for bids for pavement reconstruction of taxiway E and East T-Hangar Zipperlane at Hayward Executive Airport. The FY 2011 CIP includes $900,000, the estimated project cost, in the Airport Capital Improvement Fund.

Approved the issue of $7M of taxable Airport Facility Revenue Bonds (30-year term with variable interest rates) by the California Statewide Communities development Authority to enable Hayward FBO LLC to purchase Atlantic Aviation's fixed-based operations at Hayward Executive Airport. The city is not liable for these bonds.

Rezoned property at the southwest corner of B and Grand Streets regarding Eden Housing's proposed 22 affordable, senior housing units.

Accepted the resignation of Carole Bates Peck from the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force.

Legislative Business:
Approved negotiations to establish a joint powers authority and joint powers agreement with BART to facilitate and administer access and parking in the vicinity of South Hayward and Downtown Hayward BART stations. Council requested all relevant documents before full approval.

Introduced revisions to Municipal Code deleting or updating references to affirmative action per Proposition 209, including renaming the Personnel and Affirmative Action Committee as the Personnel Commission; clarifying the latter's role and responsibilities in relation to the city's Charter, respectively renaming the Personnel Director and Personnel Department as Human Resources Director and Human Resources Department; clarifying language for classifications and salary plans.

Considered and adopted a resolution supporting proposed designation of St. Rose Hospital and San Leandro Hospital as district hospitals under the authority of Eden Township Healthcare District.

Public Comment:
Charlie Peters, Clean Air Performance Professionals, brought to Council's attention proposed federal legislation that would provide petroleum refineries with tax relief for adding ethanol to gasoline. Gas prices should fall; burning less fossil fuel will be cleaner. Also visit for latest regulations governing smog checks.

Ed Bogue invited the public to support the Tip-a-Cop event on May 26 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Applebee's, 24011 Southland Dr., Hayward. Funds raised will go to the Special Olympics.

Eden Housing's Walker Landing project has won a World Habitat Award for its use of the city's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance and resident services. Linda Mandolini, Eden Housing's Executive Director, presented Council with a plaque, adding that the city's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance is a nationwide model.

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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