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Tony Daysog 2019-?

Tony Daysog ran for re-election to the City Council after being termed out, but for important and substantial issues he either takes a “no” position, takes no position, or abstains.  This is not leadership.  This is a list of all his “no” votes or abstentions.

March 5, 2019

  • Voted No (4-1): Vice Mayor Knox White moved adoption of the Master Fee resolution with direction that the Master Fee Schedule increases the fees being approved and ensuring billing is done in time increments, not hours.
  • Voted No (3-2): Councilmember Oddie moved adoption of the resolution approving workforce changes to add one Division Chief Position to the Fire Department Fire Prevention Services Division effective March 6, 2019, for an annual cost of $355,000.
  • Voted No (3-2): Councilmember Oddie moved adoption of the resolution amending the budget.

February 19, 2019

  • Voted No (4-1): (19-089) Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Government Code section 54956.8); Property: Ballena Isle Upland Parcel APN 74-1025-3; City Negotiators: David L. Rudat, Interim City Manager; Debbie Potter, Base Reuse and Community Development Director; Lois Butler, Economic Development Manager; Lisa Maxwell, Assistant City Attorney; Maurice Robinson, Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC; Potential Tenant: West River, Inc.; Current Tenant: SHM Ballena Isle, LLC Issue Under Negotiation: Real Property Negotiations Price and Terms
  • Recused himself: (19-115) Recommendation to Discuss and Potentially Take Action Concerning the Open Government Commission’s (OGC) Decision Directing that Ordinance Nos. 3227 and 3228 (Relating to Cannabis Businesses) are “Null and Void”, including Without Limitation Any Combination of the Following: (1) Take No Action, thereby Confirming that Ordinance Nos. 3227 and 3228 Remain in Full Force and Effect, (2) Adopt a Motion to Implement the Open Government Commission’s Null-and-Void Decision, thereby Expressing Council’s Concurrence that the Ordinances are Null and Void, (3) Direct Staff to Notice a Public Hearing Concerning the Repeal (if necessary) of Ordinance Nos. 3227 and 3228 and/or the Replacement of Such Ordinances With the Same or Similar Provisions, (4) Direct Staff to Prepare Amendments to the Sunshine Ordinance to Address Concerns Noted in this Agenda Report, including the Exhibit Files, or Raised at the Meeting, or (5) Any Other Related Actions Proposed by Council.

February 5, 2019

  • Voted No (4-1): (19-076) Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Third Amendment to the Agreement with the County of Alameda Extending the Term of the Community Paramedicine Pilot Program by 12 Months; and
    (19-076 A) Resolution No. 15486, “Amending the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget for the Fire Grants Fund by $125,000 for Costs Associated with the Extension of the Community Paramedicine Pilot Program and the General Fund by $125,000 for the City Contribution to Fund the Program.”
  • Voted No (4-1): Lowering number of public comment minutes.
  • Voted No (4-1): <(19-078) Public Hearing to Consider Two Appeals of a Final Development Plan Amendment and Design Review to Allow the Construction of a 172-Room Hotel and Restaurant at 2900 Harbor Bay Parkway; and (19-078 A) Resolution No. 15488, “Denying Appeals Filed by Brian Tremper and Laborers International Union of North America, Local Union 304 and Approving a Final Development Plan and Design Review to Allow the Construction of A 172-Room Hotel and Restaurant on the Harbor Bay Business Park Shoreline at 2900 Harbor Bay Parkway (PLN18-0381).” Adopted./li>

February 1, 2019

  • Special meeting, no votes

January 31, 2019

  • Special meeting, no votes

January 21, 2019

  • Abstained (4-0-1): (19-059) Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation; Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c); Number of cases: Two (As Plaintiff – City Initiating Legal Action)

January 15, 2019

    • Abstained (4-0-1): (19-056) Recommendation to Review the Ballot Arguments and Address Rebuttals for the Two April 9, 2019 Special Election Measures: 1) a Proposed Initiative Measure to Change the Designation for an Approximately 3.65 Acre Site on McKay Avenue, by Amending the General Plan Designation from Office to Open Space, and by Amending the Zoning Ordinance from Administrative-Professional District to Open Space District; and 2) the Caring Alameda Act.
    • Recused himself: (19-051)Public Hearing to Consider Introduction of Ordinance Amending the Alameda Municipal Code by (1) Amending Section 30-10 (Cannabis) to (a) Add Cannabis Retail Businesses as Conditionally Permitted Uses in the C-1, Neighborhood Business, and C- M, Commercial-Manufacturing Zoning Districts, (b) Amend Certain Portions of the Zoning Code to Enable Cannabis Retail Businesses to Dispense Non-Medicinal or “Adult Use” Cannabis, and (c) Amend Certain Portions of the Zoning Code to Remove the Dispersion Requirement; and (2) Repeal Ordinance No. 3228. Not introduced; and
      (19-051A) Introduction of Ordinance: (1) Amending the Alameda Municipal Code by Amending Article XVI (Cannabis Businesses) of Chapter VI (Businesses, Occupations and Industry) to (a) Eliminate the Cap on Testing Laboratories, (b) Allow for Two Additional Cannabis Businesses to Operate as “Dispensary/Delivery” (Delivery Required, Open to the Public) within the Zoning Districts for Cannabis Retail, (c) Amend the Dispersion Requirement to Require No More Than Two Cannabis Retail Businesses to Operate on Either Side of Grand Street, (d) Create a Two-Tier Buffer Zone from Sensitive Uses for Cannabis Businesses, (e) Amend Certain Portions of the Regulatory Ordinance to Enable Cannabis Retail Businesses to Dispense Non-Medicinal or “Adult Use” Cannabis, (f) Modify Requirements for Off-Island Delivery, and (g) Make Other Clarifying or Conforming Amendments Thereto; and (2) Repealing Ordinance No. 3227. Not introduced.

January 10, 2019

  • Abstained (4-0-1): (19-028) Resolution No. 15475, “Amending Resolution No. 15473, “Calling a Special Election in the City of Alameda on April 9, 2019 for the Submission of a Proposed Initiative Measure to Change the Designation for an Approximately 3.65 Acre Site on McKay Avenue, by Amending the General Plan Designation from Office to Open Space, and by Amending the Zoning Ordinance from Administrative-Professional District to Open Space District,” by Amending Section 1 (Ballot Question).”
  • Abstained (4-0-1): (19-028A) Resolution No. 15476, “Amending Resolution No. 15474, “Submitting to the Electors an Ordinance Entitled “Caring Alameda Act” at the Special Municipal Election to be Held in the City of Alameda on Tuesday, April 9, 2019,” by Amending Section 3 (Ballot Question).”

January 5, 2019

  • Special meeting, no votes

January 2, 2019

  • Voted No (4-1): Resolution No. 15472, Calling a Special Election in the City of Alameda on April 9, 2019 for the Submission of a Proposed Initiative Measure to Change the Land Use Designation for an Approximately 3.65 Acre Site on McKay Avenue, by Amending the General Plan Designation from Office of Open Space, and by Amending the Zoning Ordinance from Administrative-Professional District to Open Space District.”
  • Voted No (4-1): Resolution No. 15473, “Submitting to the Voters an Ordinance Entitled “Caring Alameda Act” the Special Municipal Election to be Held in the City of Alameda on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, that Proposes to Have the Voters Confirm Resolution No. 15461, which Amended the General Plan Text and Land Use Diagram, and Ordinance No. 3234, which Amended the Citywide Zoning Map for the Property on McKay Avenue (APN 74-1305-26-2) to Allow for Senior Assisted Living and Support Services for Homeless Individuals; and Consider Authoring a Direct and Possible Rebuttal Argument.”
  • Abstained (4-0-1): (19-017) Adoption of Resolution Submitting to the Voters an Ordinance Entitled “McKay Avenue Open Space Fiscal Responsibility Measure” at the Special Election to be Held in the City of Alameda on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Not adopted; and Consider Authoring a Direct and Possible Rebuttal Argument.

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