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June 21, 2011 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

June 14, 2011

Presentation
Youth Commission Scholarship Awards

Work Session
City of Hayward Redevelopment Agency and Hayward Housing Authority operating budget for FY 2012.

Consent
Approved plans and specifications and called for bids, to be received on July 7, 2011, for sidewalk rehabilitation and wheelchair ramps FY 2011 for the Orchard Hayward Hills Area (District 2) and Huntwood-Tyrrell Area (District 3). Estimated project cost is $989,000; the FY 2012 Capital Improvement Program has $900,000 in the Street Systems Improvements Fund for the rehabilitation and $89,000 in the Gas Tax Fund for wheelchair ramps. Property owners can either complete the work themselves or pay a flat fee of $550 for the city's contractor to undertake the work. Reimbursement from property owners for sidewalk rehabilitation is expected to be $100,000. Construction will last from August 22 to December 5, 2011.

Authorized City Manager to execute a five-year agreement for workers' compensation claims administrative services with JT2 Integrated Resources with savings of up to $574,947 over the life of the contract.

Downtown Business Improvement Area annual report and proposed FY 2012 budget.

Public Hearing
City of Hayward, Hayward Redevelopment Agency (RDA) and Hayward Housing Authority FY 2012 operating budget and proposed FY 2012-2020 Capital Improvement Program budget. [Vote for RDA budget: 6 YES votes, Sweeney recused.]

Legislative Business
Approved financing for the South Hayward BART Transit Oriented Development Project. 1) RDA assignment of $500,000 predevelopment loan to the City of Hayward Housing Authority to help Eden Housing, Inc. finance affordable housing at the South Hayward BART Transit Village; 2) Housing Authority assumption of predevelopment loan and issue of new Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund loan in the maximum amount of $4.25M to Eden Housing, Inc. for the affordable housing; 3) authorized City Manager to negotiate and execute agreement between the city and Alameda County to provide $830,000 of Neighborhood Stabilization II Funds to the city to lend to Eden Housing, Inc. and to negotiate and execute loan documents between the city and Eden Housing, Inc. of Federal HOME and Neighborhood Stabilization II Funds in the maximum amount of $1.73M.

Considered Alameda County redistricting proposals for supervisorial Districts 1-5 and expressed preference for Map A whose proposed boundaries are similar to existing district lines and which keeps Hayward, Newark and Union City intact.

Public Comment
Various speakers encouraged Council not to cut Community Promotion Program funding for their respective non-profit organizations - Hayward Municipal Band, Hayward Arts Council, Youth Orchestra of Southern Alameda County, Sun Gallery.

Jim Drake remarked on City Manager Fran David's frankness and honesty when answering his questions about various issues. He continues to draw attention to the Route 238 Corridor Improvement Project and asserts a lack of safety at the Mission Blvd.-Foothill Blvd. intersection.

Human Services Commissioner Diane Fagalde mentioned parking problems on Tennyson Rd. arising from its use as a location for the sale of vehicles. She also requested copies of the city's Noise Ordinance for distribution within her neighborhood.

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

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