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October 30, 2012 > Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council

October 23, 2012

Business Recognition Award for October 2012 presented to Cyclepath, Foothill Boulevard, Hayward. Accepted by Ben Schweng.

Appointed and administered the oath of office to the 15-member General Plan Update Task Force.


Consent
Authorized City Manager to execute professional services agreement (PSA) with West Yost Associates, Inc., in the maximum amount of $380,000 for the Water System Master Plan Update.

Revised City's Conflict-of-Interest Code.

Authorized City Manager to execute cooperative agreement with Caltrans to use $1.4M of federal Demonstration Funds for the I-880/SR92 Landscaping Project. The Bay Area Toll Authority has provided the remaining $3M to complete the $4.4M project. There is no cost to the City. Landscape work is expected to last from July 2013 until February 2014.

Approved minor revisions to the specifications and bid sheet and awarded contract to Green Growth Industries, Inc. in the amount of $766,066 for the Industrial Parkway Landscaping Improvement Project. Total estimated cost is $1M which is budgeted, in the Street System Improvements Fund, as part of the FY 2013 Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Alameda County Waste Management Authority will award a $20,000 [reimbursement] grant for Bay-friendly landscaping. Project completion scheduled for March 18, 2013.

Authorized City Manager to execute a PSA in the maximum amount of $40,000 with A.T.E.E.M. Electrical Engineering, Inc. for electrical design and construction administration services for the Centex Sewer Lift Station Upgrade Project. This lift station serves the Centex Homes Development along Dobble Avenue. Total estimated project cost of $300,000 is budgeted, in the Sewer Collection System Replacement Fund, as part of the FY 2013 CIP. Project completion expected in January 2014.

Authorized City Manager to execute a PSA in the maximum amount of $35,000 with Brown and Caldwell for engineering services re. the construction of shoring for the second segment of the 72-Inch Effluent Pipeline at the Water Pollution Control Facility. The total project cost of $1.082M is included in the FY 2012 CIP.

Authorized City Manager to negotiate and execute a PSA with Data Ticket in the maximum amount of $100,000 for parking citation processing and collections. Appropriated$100,000 from the General Fund to fund the PSA which will be fully offset by a corresponding increase in citation fines and higher collection rates. Increased the Master Fee Schedule's "No Parking - Street Sweeping Zone" citation fine to $75 with effect from December 1, 2012.

Accepted Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program $3,602,644 grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice to help retain nine police officer positions, originally hired for four years with $4,032,027 of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 funds awarded in August 2009, for a further four years.

Amended City's FY 2013 Salary Plan.

Authorized negotiation and execution of necessary documents to accept prepayment of principal and forgive approximately $47,500 of interest on $105,000 CDBG loan for Park Manor apartments.

Revised Council Member Handbook.

Authorized negotiation and execution of a PSA with Carollo Engineers for design of a new cogeneration power system at the Water Pollution Control Facility in the maximum amount of $880,000. Total estimated project cost is $8.6M which is covered by the Sewer Capital Improvement Fund as part of the FY 2013 CIP. Projection completion is expected in July 2014.

Approved use of the former Redevelopment Agency-controlled Operating Reserve of $300,000 toward funding replacement of windows and sliding doors in most buildings, elevator repairs and roof repairs at Tennyson Gardens.

Approved transfer of specified properties from the City of Hayward to the Hayward Successor Agency; the acceptance of specified properties from the City of Hayward to the Hayward Successor Agency; and Housing Authority Resolution confirming the transfer of $1,071,056.49 from the former Low-Moderate Income Housing Fund in the Housing Authority fund balance to the Hayward Successor Agency for future redistribution under the provisions of ABx1 26 and AB 1484.

Amended contract with Godbe Research to extend the Biannual Resident Satisfaction Survey from 16 minutes to 21 minutes, thus, requiring a budget increase to $28,910.


Legislative Business
Introduced ordinance to amend the Hayward Municipal Code relating to Nuisance Abatement on Public Property - Illegal Dumping. Mayor Sweeney moved the staff recommendation subject to an annual review, with Council and the keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, of the ordinance's performance and exploration of ways to improve the program. [6 YES, 1 NO (Jones)].


Public Comment
Sherry Blair took the opportunity of stating that the wording of the Illegal Dumping ordinance is inadequate before the meeting turned to Legislative Business.

Jim Drake complained about the camber, curbs and gutters in the vicinity of the World gas station on north-bound Foothill Boulevard. There is inadequate run-off and drainage when it rains, creating hazardous driving conditions.

Mayor Michael Sweeney - Yes
Barbara Halliday - Yes
Greg Jones - Yes
Al Mendall - Yes
Marvin Peixoto - Yes
Mark Salinas - Yes
Francisco Zermeno - Yes

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