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March 3, 2010 > City of Hayward

City of Hayward

February 23, 2010


Proclamation:
Proclaimed March as "Red Cross Month."

Consent Calendar:
Joined Bay Area Climate Collaborative

Joined Green Cities California and adopted United Nations Urban Environmental Accords.

Accepted resignations of Kelly Doyle Pasion and Gary Steinberger from the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force and Julie Lind from the Human Services Commission.

Authorized City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Chabot Community College for interim Public, Education and Government (PEG) cable access in Hayward. Chabot College's studio will be available for no longer than 12 months for public and government access.

Supported proposed Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and Transportation Act 2010.

Public Hearing:
Introduced Developer Incentives Package - extended initial approval period for development applications by two years, the initial life of sub-division maps to three years, deferral of Park In-Lieu Fees and Supplemental Building Construction and Development Tax. Council directed staff to bring back the changes for re-consideration, if any developers hold property buyers liable for any of the fees.

Legislative Business:
Following the audit of the City's FY 2008-09 financial records, Council received transmittal of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), the auditor's letters of Communication of Internal Control Related Matters and Communication with Those Charged with Governance. The City of Hayward has received the Government Finance Officers Association award for the past 23 years and has submitted the FY 2008-09 CAFR for consideration.

Adoption of an ordinance authorizing collection of delinquent garbage bills with property taxes postponed until early April 2010, pending completion of discussions with Waste Management and other stakeholders

Public Comment:
Patricia Gowin thanked Councilmembers Anna May and Kevin Dowling for serving on Council following confirmation May will not seek re-election on June 8 and that Dowling will run for Alameda County Supervisor District 2. She also expressed appreciation for the professionalism and spirit of her current postman and his immediate predecessor and her support for the American Cancer Society's Discovery Shop, Chapel Way, Fremont.


Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Kevin Dowling - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Anna Laveria May - Yes
Bill Quirk - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes

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