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May 15, 2018 > San Leandro City Council

San Leandro City Council

May 7, 2018

¥ Proclamation Declaring the Week of May 13 to May 19 as National Police Week
¥ Proclamation Declaring May 10, 2018 as Bike to Work/School Day
¥ Proclamation Declaring May 10 to May 20 as the 22nd Annual East Bay Affordable Housing Week in San Leandro
¥ Proclamation Declaring May as Older Americans Month

Public Comments:
¥ Speakers talked about an upcoming talk by Sister Shivani and how San Leandro can be better prepared for earthquakes.

Consent Calendar:
¥ Amend contract with the California Public EmployeesÕ Retirement System (CalPERS) to include ÒCost SharingÓ provisions for local police members.
¥ Execute a rental agreement with Nixon-Egli Equipment Company for a cold milling
machine at an amount not to exceed $93,332.96.
¥ Accept the investment report for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.
¥ Approve the agreement between the City of San Leandro and Maze & Associates for audit services effective July 1, 2018.
¥ Increase the amount of compensation by $38,690.00 for a total not to exceed $147,334.00 to BKF Engineers for the MacArthur/Superior Roundabout Design Project.
¥ Provide $32,850 in grant funds for the design of the East 14th Street at 144th Avenue High-intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) Signal Project.
¥ Provide $59,850 in grant funds for the design of the East 14th Street at Joaquin Avenue Scramble Pedestrian Signal Project.
¥ Partner with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to receive $139,128 in grant funding from the Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program and provide a minimum local match amount of $48,372 to install 9.5 miles of bikeways for the Bicycle Network West.
Motion Passed 7-0

Items Removed From Consent Calendar:
¥ Enter into an agreement with Newton Construction & Management, Inc. for Marina Community Center renovations in the amount of $188,870.52, and for change orders up to 25% ($47,217.63) of the original contract amount.
Motion Passed 7-0
¥ Enter into an agreement with Glass Architects in an amount not to exceed $306,310 for
the construction of the Family Aquatic Center Competition Pool Project.
Motion Passed 7-0

¥ Capital Improvement Process (CIP) for 2020 & 2021

Public Hearings:
¥ Resolution to deny an appeal and request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for Warehouse-Storage Facilities and Warehouse-Wholesale/Retail Distribution Facilities for Alvarado Commerce Center, a new 159,450 square foot industrial building at 2756 Alvarado Street. Paceline Investors (Applicant) and IPT Alvarado Commerce Center LP (Property Owner).
Council comments centered on importance of following General Plan, which discourages passive warehouse use and promotes advanced manufacturing. Traffic was also a concern. Applicants willing to cooperate with city. Local labor interests showed support for applicants. Motion to support applicant with conditions: they pay for appropriate signage, meet with city quarterly, 12 month moratorium on warehouse use, agreement in lease to abide by city traffic codes.
Motion passed 5-2 (Nay: Ballew, Cox)
¥ Resolution approving adjustments to city fees and service charges for 2018-19.
Motion passed 7-0
¥ Approve proposed adjustments to the Business License Fee, the Emergency Medical Services Tax, and the Emergency Communication System Access Tax for 2018-19.
Motion Passed 7-0

Action Items:
¥ Overview of potential November 2018 Public Safety Parcel Tax Measure.
Motion Passed 7-0

City Council Reports:
¥ Councilmember Lee attended Airport Noise Forum where they celebrated the 20th Anniversary and finished with a moment of silence for Harold Perez.

Council Requests to Schedule Agenda Items:
¥ Councilmember Ballew requested two appeal cases be put on the agenda.
Motion failed 2-5 (Nay: Cutter, Lee, Cox; Abstain: Hernandez, Thomas)
¥ Councilmember Hernandez requested that Municipal Code Violations for businesses be brought up in Rules Committee.
Motion passed 7-0

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter Aye, 1 Nay
Vice Mayor Deborah Cox Aye, 2 Nay
Lee Thomas Aye, 1 Abstain
Ed Hernandez Aye, 1 Abstain
Benny Lee Aye, 1 Nay
Corina N. Lopez Aye
Pete Ballew Aye, 1 Nay

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