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November 25, 2009 > City of Hayward

City of Hayward

November 17, 2009

Consent Calendar
Redevelopment Agency Executive Director to negotiate and execute contract with Hall Alminana, Inc. to prepare a specific, form-based code, plan for Mission Blvd Corridor.

Acquire systems hardware from Dell Corporation in the amount of $226,972 (original hardware budget $257,913) for the new public safety computer-aided dispatch/records management system (CAD/RMS). Completion of installation and configuration expected within 90 says of approval of this resolution. Funding source is the 7-year intra-agency loan, approved by Council, between the Sewer Fund and Technology Services Fund. Completion of entire project, including software installation and configuration by New World Systems, scheduled for end of 2010.

Approved addenda to extend the Utilities SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) software and programming update project from 90 to 120 working days with minor alterations and clarifications to plans and specifications. Awarded contract to D.W. Nicholson Corporation in the amount of $409,759. Expected completion date: August 31, 2010.

Accepted findings confirming the City has complied with the AB 1600 (Cortese) portion of the Mitigation Fee Act which requires the city to return fees, collected for development projects and unexpended for five years or longer, to the original depositors. Such fees are earmarked for public improvements to serve the development. The city had $125,528 of deposits as of June 30, 2009 when no returns were identified.

Re-appointed Paul Garcia to the Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District for another two-year term from January 1, 2010.

Public Hearing
Initiated eminent domain proceedings to acquire real property at 24874 Mission Blvd for Route 238 Corridor Improvement Project. Neither Mathew Zaheri nor Jesus Armas, the property owner and his representative, respectively, could attend the hearing. 5 YES votes; 2 NO votes (Dowling and Zermeno).

Introduced an ordinance to amend the Hayward Municipal Code re. the Residential Rental Inspection Ordinance. The current Ordinance implies a property owner can agree to inspection of an occupied rental unit without the tenant's knowledge or consent. The amending Ordinance requires the owner to facilitate consent. If the latter cannot be legally obtained, the City must apply for a court-issued inspection warrant. 5 YES votes, 2 NO votes (Quirk and Zermeno).

Legislative Business
Amended Hayward Municipal Code to except some properties in the Mt. Eden Phase II Annexation Area from the requirement to connect to the public sewer system within 90 days if located within 200 ft. of the line. Properties with a septic tank will have up to a decade to connect to the public sewer system, subject to annual, self-verification the septic system works properly and other conditions (introduced by Councilman Quirk, Nov 3, 2009). 6 YES votes; Mayor Sweeney, recused.

Amended Hayward Municipal Code by pre-zoning certain areas in the Mt. Eden Phase II Annexation Area that conform to General Plan policies and plans and serve potential future development and the general wellbeing of Hayward residents (introduced Nov 3, 2009). 6 YES votes; Mayor Sweeney, recused.

Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Kevin Dowling - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Anna Laveria May - Absent (for consent calendar items)
Bill Quirk - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes

Public Comments
Jessica Huertes would like traffic slowed along her street where vehicles often travel at 45 mph though the speed limit is 15 mph.

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