March 11, 2014 > Hayward City Council
Hayward City Council
March 4, 2014
Mayor Michael Sweeney honored Hayward businesses that were nominated for the 2014 East Bay Innovation Awards. Honorees were presented with a recognition award from the City of Hayward. Included were: Aaron Metals, Alphabet Energy, Aurora Algae, ConXtech, Glimmerglass Optical Cyber Solutions, Illumina, Inland Metal Technologies, Jupiter Systems, Porifera, Seeo.
Approval of ordinance to amend the Hayward Municipal Code to rezone property related to residential development at 199 Filbert Street.
Councilmember Salinas called up an item to allow Integral, a developer, to build 194 townhomes at the site of the closed MervynÕs headquarters. The 11.3 acre site is located in downtown Hayward on Foothill Boulevard. City staff gave a report, followed by a public hearing in which developers and citizens of Hayward expressed varying opinions on the proposed development. City Council voted and did not approve the plan Ð 3 Aye, 4 Nay (Sweeny, Peixoto, Jones, Mendall)
Authorize American Disability Act compliant upgrade to parking lot at Weekes Park and Branch Library. Approve contract with Gradetech, Inc. for $252,954 Ð 6 Aye, 1 Nay (Zermano)
Place Measure for one half cent sales tax with a ÒsunsetÓ provision after 20 years on June 3, 2014 ballot. Top three priorities: police and protective services, library, maintenance
Mayor Michael Sweeney Aye, 1 Nay
Mayor Pro Tempore Mark Salinas Aye
Marvin Peixoto Aye, 1 Nay
Barbara Halliday Aye
Francisco Zermeľo Aye, 1 Nay
Greg Jones Aye, 1 Nay
Al Mendall Aye, 1 Nay