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March 27, 2018 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

March 20, 2018

? American Red Cross Month

Public Comments:
? Mr. Naicker Sajneel presented council with two framed photos, a gift from Lincoln High photo students.
? Others commented on the harmful effects of second hand smoke and general safety concerns.
? Councilmember Marquez announced free tenants rights workshops held on the 4th Friday of every month at City Hall. Starts at 10:00 a.m., first-come, first-served.

Consent Calendar:
? Approve new sidewalks for Walpert Street (Fletcher Lane to Second Street)
? Award contracts for recycled water storage and distribution system project

Items Removed From Consent Calendar:
? Add to the Hayward Municipal Code relating to a Commercial Cannabis Tax. Motion passed 5-2 (Nay; Mendall, Salinas)

Legislative Business:
? Adopt resolution for new construction of affordable housing. Council felt it was a good first step. Staff report approved with amendments: 1) ensure that ?veterans? is a preferred category; 2) include services, parks and recreation opportunities in the proximity factor; 3) broaden the threshold criteria by changing it to scoring criteria to further encourage innovation; and 4) prioritize Hayward residents to the extent legally permissible. The motion passed 7-0.

City Manager?s Reports:
? AC Transit holding informal breakfast briefing Friday, March 23 from 8:00 a.m. ? 10:00 a.m.
? ACTC will be conducting walking tour on Union Pacific Railway Corridor adjacent to Tennyson High School on March 27, 28.

Council Reports:
? Councilmember Marquez invited everyone to Keep Hayward Clean and Green cleanup to be held from 8:30 a.m. ? 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 24.
? Councilmember Zermeno announced Latino Business Roundtable meeting on Friday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m. at St. Rose Hospital.
? Mayor Halliday reported on Mayor?s Conference, where earthquake preparedness was discussed. October 21 is 150th Anniversary of Great Hayward Earthquake.
? Mayor Halliday closed meeting in memory of former councilmember Joseph Hilson.

Mayor Barbara Halliday Aye
Sara Lamnin Aye
Francisco Zermeno Aye
Marvin Peixoto Aye
Al Mendall Aye, 1 Nay
Elisa Marquez Aye
Mark Salinas Aye, 1 Nay

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