Quality of Life
- Spent Measure C funds and built the new Hayward Public Library; renovated firehouses and started building the new firehouse and training center; and invested in protective services.
- Partnered with Hayward Area agencies and started designing the new Eden Youth and Family Center on Tennyson Road.
- Invested in murals across the city and landscaped and beautified the Jackson Street and Tennyson Road corridors.
- Established the Community Advisory Committee to the Chief of Police.
- Directed funds in the 2020-21 budget to invest in family wellness activities, mental health services, and to evaluate service call and police officer dispatch assignments.
- With the Hayward Promise Neighborhood, invested $55 million dollars in the Jackson Triangle and in the Glassbrook, Tyrrell, and Ruus school communities.
- Issued a state of emergency in Hayward and the Hayward Fire Department quickly implemented the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Center.
- Created the Hayward Promise Neighborhood Promise Plate program and connected hundreds of deserving families to nutritious meals on Saturdays during the Shelter-in-Place.
- Participated in raising $200,000 dollars for Chabot College students for COVID-19 relief and laptops.
- Invested in St. Rose Hospital and enhanced services for Hayward families and their children.
- Co-Founder of the Hayward Early Learning Committee, with the mission to establish policies that make early learning programs and activities free and accessible to all families.
- Contributing Author to the Early Learning Action Plan for families with children 0 to 10 years old.
Housing and Protecting Tenants
- Mayor appointee to the Hayward Housing and Homeless task Force.
- Invested over $1.5 million dollars in the Hayward Navigation Center to help individuals experiencing homelessness transition to stable housing.
- Established policy to incentivize housing production so families of all income levels can afford to purchase a home and live in Hayward.
- Per California Senate Bill 35, established policy to accelerate the approval process for affordable housing projects.
- Prioritized affordable housing and required developers to build affordable units on-site.
- Per California State Senate, established the policy so homeowners can build ‘granny units’ in their backyards.
- As a member of the Housing and Homeless Task Force, worked on the current Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance.
- Voted for the moratorium on evictions during COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place.
Development and Growing our Economy
- Voted for the Downtown Specific Plan and set clear policies for future development and retail in Downtown Hayward.
- 21 Developments are in the development pipeline.
- To fill empty buildings, established the Vacant Property Monitoring Program.
- Two new hotels on Mission Boulevard and two new hotels at the Hayward Executive Airport are under construction and slated to be built.
- Launched the COVID-19 Small Business Resiliency Grant Programs and dispersed COVID-19 relief to local businesses
- A new car dealership will be built on Mission Boulevard.
- CALTRANS parcels are getting developed and will continue to work with Mission Boulevard corridor neighborhoods to plan future projects.
Combating climate change
- Hayward joined East Bay Community Energy and today we are powered by cleaner energy sources.
- Establish a goal of achieving cumulative zero net energy for Hayward municipal facilities by 2025.
- The City of Hayward generates enough renewable energy to meet half of our electricity demand in public facilities.
- Hayward’s planned Heritage Plaza (across the street from the new library) is currently being built.
- Old City Center building is demolished and ready for economic development.
- Hayward Fire Stations have been renovated and the new Fire Station #6\Training Center will be built.
- La Vista Park (above Tennyson Road) will be built.
- The Mission Boulevard\238 Corridor Improvement Project finished phases one and two, and phase three (Mission Boulevard from A Street to Rose Street) will be next.
- Adopted the new Downtown Hayward Specific Plan.
- Adopted the Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan and implementing it today.
- Developing Main Street (From McKeever to C Street) into a complete street so cars, bicycles, pedestrians, and businesses can coexist and benefit together.
Protecting Neighborhoods and Families
- Measure C is delivering the protection services neighborhoods voted for and expect.
- The Community Advisory Committee to the Chief of Police is meeting and building better protection services for Hayward.
- In 2020-21 budget year will invest in mental health services and strengthen community policing.
- Evaluating police department personnel and service calls, and dispatching patrol officers and mental health professionals appropriately to calls.
- Voted to conduct independent investigations on all officer involved shootings that result in death.