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June 5, 2012 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

May 29, 2012

Work Session
FY 2013 and FY 2014 recommended biennial budget work session #3: departmental presentations by City Clerk, City Manager, Mayor and City Council, Library and Community Services, and Fire

Terminated amended and restated Bond Regulatory Agreement for the Waterford Apartments (former Shorewood Apartments) at 25800 Industrial Boulevard and approved related documents. The 544-unit complex will be sold for $86.5M by Avalon Bay to Guardian/KW Hayward, LLC which plans a $3M-renovation and will no longer be required to set aside 20 percent of the units at affordable rents for low income families. The property transfer is expected to generate an additional $90,000 for the City's General Fund Reserves.

Authorized City Manager to execute revised agreement to implement the Alameda Countywide Clean Water Agreement.

Public Hearing
Councilmember call-up of Planning Commission approval of a proposed 44-unit condominium project at 22471-22491 Maple Court in the Central City Commercial (CC-C) Zoning Subdistrict - Conditional Use Permit Application PL-2011-0132 / Tentative Tract Map Application PL-2011-0133. KB Design and Consulting, Ben Wong (Applicant) / Maple Court Homes (Owner). Approved subject to no over-night parking in Municipal Parking Lot No. 5 and, if necessary, parking restrictions in surrounding streets. (4 YES votes; 3 NO votes (Peixoto, Salinas, Sweeney).

Public Comment
Rudy Grassechi, owner of The Cobblers, wants parking on the west side of Foothill Boulevard (Between A Street and City Center) re-instated for his customers and those of neighboring businesses. He would like Foothill Boulevard to retain three traffic lanes and not see a fourth added. The matter will be brought back, with an analysis, for Council's consideration.

Elie Goldstein, owner of Kraski's Nutrition, echoed Grassechi's concerns. He also complained about the large quantities of refuse at the front and rear of the building on Foothill Boulevard. Cleanliness will help attract customers.

Jim Drake complained about the continued use of power washers by Mi Pueblo Supermarket and the associated noise levels.

Robin Jones, HUSD, announced that free breakfasts and lunches (no ID required) will be available from June 8 to August 10, 2012 through the "Let's Do Lunch, Hayward... and Breakfast, Too" program which serves all children under 18 in Hayward, Union City and San Leandro and provided 130,000 meals in 2011.

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

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