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July 30, 2013 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

July 16, 2013

Presentations:
Presentation of Peter Sategna Scholarship Award of $5,000 to Aaron Torres by Gary Smith, Mayor Sweeny, Councilmembers Zermanos and Salinas. Hayward resident Torres will be attending University of California Berkeley to study Economics.

Work Session:
Presentation of design and funding necessary to build a new "21st Century Library and Community Learning Center." A three-story facility is envisioned in a location near the existing library with existing site used as an open space historical park.

Consent Calendar: (5 aye, 2 absent Zameno, Jones)
Filing nuisance abatement/municipal code violations with County Recorder's Office
Report and special assessment for delinquent water and sewer bills
Assessment for past due residential rental inspection fees
Assessment for past due community preservation fees
Assessment for past due vehicle abatement fees
Assessment for past due garbage bills


Removed from Consent:
Pavement reconstruction awarded to FMG although a minor, one word, change immaterial to cost was omitted. FMG representative noted that the protest was over this minor and inconsequential change.


Pubic Hearing:
Approve assessments of Consolidated Landscaping and Lighting Districts 1-13 except Zone 7
Approve assessments of Consolodate Landscaping and Lighting District Zone 7 (Mendall - recuse)
Approve assessments of Maintenance District 1 (storm drain and pumping station); additional funds will be necessary in the future.
Approve assessments of Maintenance District 2 (Eden Shores storm water buffer and facilities)


Legislative Business:
Refinance outstanding Water Revenue Bonds of $8 million at better rate. Flexibile of agreement to accept a public offering or single investor. Savings of at least $500,000 must be realized to move ahead.

Next meetings of Council will be July 23 for Board, Commission, Committee and Task Force interviews. City Council/Planning Commission work session on General Plan update and Council work session on high speed fiber optic network (High Speed Hayward) scheduled for July 30.


Mayor Michael Sweeney Yes
Barbara Halliday Yes
Greg Jones Absent
Al Mendall Yes (1 recuse)
Marvin Peixoto Yes
Mark Salinas Yes
Francisco Zermeno Yes

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