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October 26, 2010 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

October 19, 2010

Adopted an ordinance prohibiting use of polystyrene foam disposable food service ware and use of recyclable or compostable food service ware within city limits [with a deadline of July 2012 for compliance and written encouragement to Chabot College and Hayward Unified School District to participate].

Approved plans and specifications and request for bids to install water line at Golf Course Access Road Project for improved capacity and water circulation to fight fires in the vicinity of Hayward Airport and surrounding area.

Updated Harassment and Retaliation Policy to include BOTH elected and appointed city officials.

Legislative Business
Introduced a revised Smoking Pollution Control Ordinance by removing mention of the minimum distance from a building/doorway at which smoking is permitted and adding clarification of "rights of way."

Public Comments
Clarence Fischer gave the City Clerk a 9-1-1 service tax bill and refund check. He received both in respect of his former home in the Spanish Ranch complex (City of Hayward) which he left when he moved to Cherryland (unincorporated Hayward) about five months ago. He does not understand why the bill was forwarded to his new address and would like the matter resolved.

Mike Francois, Palo Alto, spoke against Proposition 19 (Legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in California). He acknowledges the measure might generate revenue but feels that marijuana can lead to use of stronger drugs and more complex social problems.

Nathaly Arriola, Mt. Eden HS graduate, received a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship and is on placement in the majority leader's office in Washington DC. She shared her news and thanked those who mentored her when she was at high school and city officials for their support and encouragement.

Otis Sanders, 22431 Foothill Blvd, explained Nu Revelations sells gospel, blues and books and promotes other businesses.

Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Olden Henson - Yes
Marvin Peixoto - Yes
Bill Quirk - Absent
Mark Salinas - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes

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