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June 14, 2011 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

June 7, 2011

Business Recognition Award June 2011 presented to Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Award accepted by Chris Lowe, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer, Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Awarded contract in the amount of $664, 407.23 to G. Bortolloto & Co., Inc. for Pavement Reconstruction FY12 funded by Measure B (Alameda County half-cent transportation sales tax) which includes Hohener St., Darwin St., Chisholm St., Sparling Dr., Kirkwood Dr. and Ward St. Work will include Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible ramps at curb returns of intersections. Total project cost of $850,000 accounted for in the FY 2012 Capital Improvement Program with Measure B funding. Work to start on July 5, 2011, and complete on September 26, 2011.

Authorized City Manager to negotiate and execute a Professional Services Agreement with Applied Soil Water Technology for the West Winton Landfill Drainage Culvert Repair and Cap Replacement Project in the maximum amount of $86,000 for design and administrative services. Total project cost estimated at $435,000. The Sewer Enterprise Capital Improvement Fund contains $350,000. CalRecycle is expected to reimburse the City half ($125,000) of the construction costs through a matching grant.

Opposed state Assembly Bill 455 (Campos) Public Employment: Local Public Employee Organizations, as per League of California Cities' recommendation.

Work Session
City of Hayward, Hayward Redevelopment Agency and Hayward Housing Authority FY 2012 operating budget (continued)

FY 2012 Capital Improvement Program update.

Public Comment
Councilman Mark Salinas attended an Alameda County Redistricting Committee meeting at which he learned that boundary changes could split the City of Hayward between districts. He secured Council's support to consider the county's proposals at the June 14, 2011, council meeting.

Councilman Bill Quirk remarked on the city's pride to be able to host a distinguished delegation, whose members were introduced, from Ghazni, one of Hayward's sister cities, and from central government in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mayor Sweeney presented a Proclamation congratulating Ghazni on being selected as an Asian Capital of Islamic Civilization for 2013.

Charlie Peters, Clean Air Performance Professionals, drew attention to California SB 94 which has delayed processing of DMV renewal notices until July 1, 2011. Renewal notices must be paid within 30 days of issue. Not only is the smog check industry likely to be impacted by the backlog of vehicles, an estimated 25 percent of smog check businesses are suffering from the enforced downturn created by SB 94.

Mayor Sweeney commented on an email received from an Eldridge Ave. resident and the difficulties with the overpass. Council agreed to discuss the matter as an agenda item on June 14, 2011.

Council Reports, Referrals and Future Agenda Items
Councilman Salinas announced the start of "Let's Do Lunch Hayward" which will last from June 13 until August 12, 2011. The program will provide all children, younger than 18, a free breakfast and lunch at 31 locations throughout the city. For more information, call (510) 723-3890 or visit

Councilman Zermeno encouraged residents to contribute to the Castro Valley Veterans' Memorial. Visit or contact Bob Pirone at (510) 418-6311 and

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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