March 27, 2018 > San Leandro City Council
San Leandro City Council
March 19, 2018
¥ Proclaim March as National Nutrition Month.
¥ Proclaim March 14, 2018 as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day.
¥ Recognize Recreation and Human Services Employee Kyle Deleray for heroic actions.
¥ Ms. Rose Riskin complained about procedural matters
¥ Mr. Steve Cassidy warned of the potential impact of SB827
¥ Highlights of the Finance Committee meeting of January 30, 2018
¥ Amend the San Leandro Municipal Code relating to San Leandro parking regulations
¥ Amend the San Leandro Municipal Code to update goals of the Arts Commission
¥ Amend the San Leandro Municipal Code to update goals of the Human Services Commission
¥ Amend the San Leandro Municipal Code to update goals of the Library-Historical Commission
¥ Amend the San Leandro Municipal Code to update goals of the Senior Commission
¥ Amend the San Leandro Municipal Code relating to Uniform Wastewater Discharge Regulations
¥ Accept the work for the Water Pollution Control Plant dirt removal and testing
¥ Award a construction contract to McGuire and Hester for $1,350,000 for Water Pollution Control Plant asphalt replacement
¥ Appeal by J.W. Blaine (Appellant) to overturn the decision of the Board of Zoning to allow construction of a five-story 62-unit affordable multi-family residential building at 1604 and 1642 San Leandro Boulevard, which would place blockage of the sun on his adjacent property at 559 Parrott Street. Most public comments were in support of Blaine. Council outlined the need for more affordable housing. Council vote not enough to pass (3-1, Lopez abstain, Ballew and Hernandez recuse) but resolution passed by default.
¥ Updates to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. Motion passed 6-0
¥ Appoint members to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC).
Motion passed 6-0
City Council Reports:
¥ Several Council Members attended National League of Cities Conference in Washington D.C.
¥ Vice Mayor Cox was at San Leandro High during lockdown. Proud of everyoneÕs response.
¥ Vice Mayor Cox is working on ÔSan Leandro Stands United Against HateÕ posters
City Council Calendar:
¥ State of the City will be Monday, March 26
¥ Easter Egg Hunt at Stenzel Park on March 31
¥ March For Our Lives on Saturday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m., starting at Washington Elementary School
Council Requests to Schedule Agenda Items:
¥ Councilmember Thomas suggested Rules Committee look at a cap on annual funding of forgivable loans. Motion passed 6-0
¥ Councilmember Thomas suggested Rules Committee look at tier system for appeals process. Motion passed 6-0
¥ Councilmember Lopez and Councilmember Hernandez asked staff to take closer look at SB827. Motion passed 6-0
¥ Vice Mayor Cox asked for ordinance limiting plastic straws. Motion passed 5-1 (Ballew, Abstain)
¥ Vice Mayor Cox asked staff for a more detailed look at gap analysis. Motion passed 6-0
Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter Absent
Vice Mayor Deborah Cox Aye
Lee Thomas Aye
Ed Hernandez Aye, 1 Recusal
Benny Lee Aye
Corina N. Lopez Aye, 1 Abstain
Pete Ballew Aye, 1 Abstain, 1 Recusal