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April 30, 2010 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

City of Hayward
April 27, 2010

Business Recognition Award presented to ConXtech, Inc. Founder & CEO Robert Simmons and Co-founder &VP Business Development Kelly Lutrell.

Work Session
Draft South Hayward BART/Mission Blvd Form-based Code with Hall-Alminana. Next steps: Traffic Analysis study.

Consent Calendar
Authorized RDA Executive Director to negotiate and execute professional services agreement with Bay Area Homebuyer Agency in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide first-time homebuyer services and appropriated $200,000 from the First-Time Homebuyer Revolving Loan Fund for down-payment assistance loans.

Approved plans, specifications and call for bids to be received by June 1 for Carlos Bee Blvd. Realignment. Authorized City Manager to amend current professional services agreement with BKF Engineers for further design services in a maximum amount of $45,000.

Public Hearing
Accepted Master Fee Schedule Update subject to waiving table-and-chair rental for clients who have free use of the City Hall Rotunda.

Legislative Business
Approved Alameda County Transportation Commission Joint Powers Agreement

Public Comment
Daniel, Dulce, Cynthia and Carlos, delegates to the city's Youth Leadership Summit, presented Council with a summary of the benefits of attendance.

Odessa Staggers, Chair of Hayward-South Alameda County NAACP presented Councilor Bill Quirk with a plaque, pen and Silver Lifetime membership of NAACP.

Jim Drake asserted the Board of Education would like to substitute a simple majority vote (50 percent plus one) for the current two-thirds required to pass a school-district measure and that the Board intends to place a $250 parcel tax on a future ballot. He questioned the need to raise funds given the Interim Superintendent's remuneration of almost $1,000 per day ($5,000 per week) and the six-figure salaries paid to some district office staff whilst noting HUSD ranks poorly.

HUSD Board member Jesus Armas refuted Jim Drake's allegations regarding voting and a parcel tax.

Ben Henderson, CEO & Director, East Bay Aviators, Inc. announced the third annual Open House at Hayward Executive Airport for July 10. Organized in conjunction with the Bay Area Black Pilots Association, Tuskegee Airmen and Hayward Executive Airport, youth will be able to take to fly and tour the control tower.

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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