The Agenda: New parking meters

The Agenda: New parking meters

Michele Ellson

For the week of March 2, 2015

CLEMENT AVENUE COMPLETE STREET PROPOSAL COMMUNITY MEETING #2

A community meeting to discuss a proposal to improve bicycle and pedestrian access to Clement Avenue between Grand Street and Broadway is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 2 in the Regina K. Stafford Room at the Main Library, 1550 Oak Street. The City Council will be in attendance.

On the agenda: Community members will have the opportunity to receive information and offer input on a proposal to remove abandoned railroad tracks and build a bikeway on Clement Avenue and to improve pedestrian access to and around the street.

More information: Additional information is available on the city’s website.

ALAMEDA HEALTH CARE DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Alameda Health Care District Board of Directors is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 2 in the Dal Cielo Conference Room on the second floor of Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will consider election of new officers and receive financial, quality and other updates on Alameda Health System and Alameda Hospital.

More information: Agendas and board materials are available on the Alameda Hospital website.

CITY COUNCIL

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The council will consider granting preliminary approval of a lease with the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which wants to build its Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility on Alameda Point. The council will also consider granting preliminary approval for changes to its underground utility district policy. The council will also consider awarding a $576,000 contract to IPS Group, Inc. for the installation of 822 single-space “smart” parking meters which will accept coins and credit cards and a second, for $256,292 to Cultivate Studio and Urban Planning Partners to prepare the Main Street Neighborhood Specific Plan for Alameda Point. The council will also consider adopting plans and authorizing a call for bids for a new Fire Station 3 on Grand Street. The council will also consider taking up a proposal from Councilman Frank Matarrese to re-establish an Economic Development Commission.

More information: An agenda and materials are available on the city’s website. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast cable channel 15 and AT&T cable channel 99 and webcast live on the city’s website.

ALAMEDA POINT OPEN HOUSE

An Alameda Point open house is being held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at Bladium Bar & Grill, 800 West Tower Avenue. The City Council and Planning Board will be in attendance.

On the agenda: Representatives from Alameda Point Partners, the development team for Site A, a 68-acre waterfront site at Alameda Point, will be available to discuss their development plans for the property. Snacks will be provided.

More information: A flyer is available here.

COMMUNITY MEETING: PARK STREET SIGNAL UPGRADES

A community meeting to discuss Park Street signal upgrades is set to take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in the Regina K. Stafford Room at the Main Library, 1550 Oak Street.

On the agenda: Representatives from the city’s public works department will take input on a proposal to change the traffic signals on Park Street between Encinal and Blanding avenues to provide emergency and transit vehicles priority access.

More information: Additional information is available by calling Virendra Patel, the city’s acting supervising civil engineer, at 747-7947.

COMING UP

Planning Board, 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, Room 605, Encinal High School, 210 Central Avenue. Draft agenda

City Council, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Agenda

Library Board, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, Conference Room 224, Main Library, 1550 Oak Street.

Golf Commission, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

Recreation and Park Commission, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.