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Regular Meeting Annotated Agenda
April 1, 2014

 

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ANNOTATED AGENDA
BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7:00 P.M.

Council Chambers - 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way 

Tom Bates, Mayor

Councilmembers:

District 1 – Linda Maio

District 5 – Laurie Capitelli

District 2 – Darryl Moore

District 6 – Susan Wengraf

District 3 – Max Anderson

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Jesse Arreguin

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 7:02 p.m.  All present.

Ceremonial Matters: 

  1. Faye Carol Day
  2. Public Health Week
  3. Holocaust Remembrance Day
  4. Cesar Chavez Commemorative Period

City Manager Comments:   

  1. Disaster Preparedness Fair – April 26 at North Berkeley BART

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Matters: 0 speakers.

Public Comment on Consent Calendar and Information Items Only: 1 speaker.

Consent Calendar

Action: M/S/C (Worthington/Arreguin) to adopt the Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated.
Vote: All Ayes.

Consent Calendar – Continued Business

  1.  Lease Agreement: sodoi coffee, inc. at 2438 Durant Avenue (Continued from March 25, 2014)
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,329-N.S. authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with sodoi coffee, inc. for an initial term of May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2024, with an option to extend for an additional 5 years, for the purpose of operating retail and e-commerce sales of coffee beans, sales and rentals of coffee-making equipment, and seminars at 2438 Durant Avenue in the Telegraph Channing Mall.
    First Reading Vote: All Ayes.
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
    Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,329-N.S.
  2.  Lease Agreement: Waterside Workshops for the Property at 90 Bolivar Drive, Aquatic Park (Continued from March 25, 2014)
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,330-N.S. authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with Waterside Workshops for the use and management of the City’s property at 90 Bolivar Drive in Aquatic Park for a term of five years with one five-year option.
    First Reading Vote: Ayes – Moore, Anderson, Arreguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates; Noes – None; Absent – Maio
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700
    Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,330-N.S.
  3.  Lease Agreement: Youth Musical Theater Company for the Property at 2925 and 2945 Bolivar Drive, Aquatic Park (Continued from March 25, 2014)
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,331-N.S. authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with Youth Musical Theater Company (“YMTC”) for the use and management of the City’s properties at 2925 and 2945 Bolivar Drive in Aquatic Park for a term of five years with one five-year option.
    First Reading Vote: All Ayes.
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700
    Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,331-N.S.

Consent Calendar

  1.  Contract: Lawyers for America Program
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt two Resolutions:
    1. Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Lawyers for America program.
    2. Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Field Agency Agreement with Hastings College of the Law.
    Financial Implications: Public Liability Fund - $81,000
    Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,517–N.S. (Lawyers), and Resolution No. 66,518–N.S. (Hastings)
  1.  Deferral and Eventual Waiver of Building Permit Fees to Assist Two Auto Dealerships to Remain in Berkeley
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to defer building permit fees for improvements required for Berkeley Honda to move to 1500 San Pablo and for U.S. Auto Group to convert the former Volvo dealership at 2700 Shattuck to a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership; waive these fees upon completion of the projects; and replace lost Permit Service Center revenue from the General Fund Reserve.
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Michael Caplan, Economic Development, 981-7530
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,519–N.S.
  1.  Formal Bid Solicitation and Request for Proposal Scheduled for Possible Issuance After Council Approval on April 1, 2014
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Approve the request for proposals or invitation for bids (attached to staff report) that will be, or are planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division.  All contracts over the City Manager's threshold will be returned to Council for final approval.
    Financial Implications: Various Funds - $3,026,250
    Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300
    Action: Approved recommendation.
  1.  Transfer Tax Refund for the Berkeley Scattered Site Development
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to grant $116,262 each to the Berkeley Housing Authority and Berkeley 75 Housing Partners, L.P., in the form of a total transfer tax refund of $232,525, in support, respectively, of the operations of the Berkeley Housing Authority and the rehabilitation of the Berkeley Scattered Site development.
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,520–N.S. amended to authorize the City Manager to grant $232,525 to the Berkeley Housing Authority in the form of a transfer tax refund.
  1.  Grant Application: Accepting Funds and Authorizing Certified Local Government Grant Application to the California Office of Historic Preservation
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City manager to accept funds from Equity Residential in the amount of $20,000, to be used as matching funds in a Certified Local Government (CLG) grant application to the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) for the Downtown Shattuck Avenue Commercial Corridor Refined Historic Context and Intensive-level Survey Project (Project).
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Eric Angstadt, Planning and Development, 981-7400
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,521–N.S.
  1.  Contract: Maloney Construction, Inc. for Culvert Replacement at 1836 Sonoma
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1.  Approving the plans and specifications for the Culvert Replacement Project at 1836 Sonoma, Specification No. 13-10750; and 2.  Accepting the bid of the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Maloney Construction, Inc.; and 3.  Authorizing the execution of a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders until completion of the project in accordance with approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $238,152.
    Financial Implications: Various Funds - $238,152
    Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,522–N.S.
  1.  Contract: Gallagher & Burk, Inc. for Street Rehabilitation FY 2014 Phase 2
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1.  Approving plans and specifications for the Street Rehabilitation FY 2014 Phase 2 Project, Specification No. 14-10824-C;  2.  Accepting the bid of Gallagher & Burk, Inc. as the lowest responsive and responsible bidder; and  3.Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders until completion of the project, in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $2,646,492.
    Financial Implications: Various Funds - $2,646,492
    Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,523–N.S.
  1.  Contract: Tanko Lighting for Street Lighting Conversion to Light Emitting Diodes
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders until completion of the project with Tanko Lighting for the City's Street Lighting Conversion to Light Emitting Diodes (LED) in an amount not to exceed $3,213,170.
    Financial Implications: California Energy Commission Fund - $3,213,170
    Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

    Action: Moved to Action Calendar.  3 speakers.  M/S/Failed (Arreguin/Moore) to hold the item over to April 29, 2014.
    Vote: Ayes – Moore, Anderson, Arreguin, Worthington; Noes – Maio, Capitelli, Wengraf, Wozniak, Bates.

    Action:
    M/S/C (Wengraf/Maio) to direct the City Manager to ensure compliance with all state and local laws before executing the contract and adopt Resolution No. 66,524–N.S. authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders until completion of the project with Tanko Lighting for the City's Street Lighting Conversion to Light Emitting Diodes (LED) in an amount not to exceed $3,213,170.
    Vote: Ayes – Maio, Arreguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Wozniak, Bates; Noes – Moore, Anderson, Worthington.

Council Consent Calendar

9. Conversion of Loading Zones on Telegraph Avenue between Bancroft Avenue and Dwight Way into Regular Metered Parking with Morning Commercial-Loading Hours
From: Mayor Bates
Recommendation: The City Manager should examine the costs and time associated with yellow-zone conversion and present to the City Council a cost and implementation plan including recommended hours for restricted commercial loading.
Financial Implications: Staff time
Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100
Action: Approved recommendation.

  1.  “A Night in Berkeleywood” A Fundraising Event for the Berkeley Film Foundation: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
    From: Mayor Bates
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $1,200 per Councilmember including $1,200 from Mayor Bates for the Berkeley Film Foundation through the Berkeley Convention & Visitors Bureau as the fiscal sponsor of “A Night in Berkeleywood”, with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Mayor Bates and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
    Financial Implications: Mayor’s Discretionary Fund - $1,200
    Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,525–N.S.
  1.  Berkeley Early Music Festival and Exhibition: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
    From: Mayor Bates
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $1,000 per Councilmember, including Mayor Bates, to the San Francisco Early Music Society for a fundraising event on April 6, 2014 for their biennial Berkeley Early Music Festival and Exhibition in June 2014 with funds relinquished to the City's General Fund for this purpose from the discretionary Office Budget of the Mayor and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
    Financial Implications: Mayor’s Discretionary Fund - $1,000
    Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,526–N.S. revised reflect contributions from the following Councilmembers up to the amounts listed: Councilmember Maio - $100; Councilmember  Anderson - $100; Councilmember Wengraf - $100; Councilmember Capitelli - $100.
  1.  Berkeley Public Schools Fund: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
    From: Councilmember Maio
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $170 per council member, including $170 from
    Councilmember Maio, to the Berkeley Public Schools Fund with funds relinquished to the city's general fund for this purpose from the discretionary council office budget of Councilmember Maio and any other council members who would like to contribute.
    Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Fund - $170
    Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,527–N.S. revised reflect contributions from the following Councilmembers up to the amounts listed: Councilmember Maio - $170; Councilmember  Anderson - $170; Councilmember Moore - $170; Councilmember Wengraf - $170; Councilmember Arreguin - $170.
  1.  Official City Sponsor of the Many Faces One Dream San Francisco Bay Area Event
    From: Councilmember Moore
    Recommendation:
    1. Approve City sponsorship of the Many Faces One Dream San Francisco Bay Area Event; and
    2. Adopt a Resolution designating April 21st and 22nd as “Many Faces. One Dream. Tour” Days in the City of Berkeley.
    Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Fund - $170
    Contact: Darryl Moore, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120
    Action: 1. Approved recommendation.  2. Adopted Resolution No. 66,528–N.S.
  1.  Referral to City Manager: Social Media Policy
    From: Councilmembers Arreguin and Wozniak
    Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager the Social Media Policy adopted by the elected Rent Stabilization Board for consideration in developing a policy for City departments, and  direct the City Manager to provide a report to Council on staff efforts to create a Social Media Policy and an implementation plan for use of social media by City departments.
    Financial Implications: Staff time
    Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140
    Action: Approved recommendation.
  1.  City Manager Referral: Installation of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) in City Buildings
    From: Councilmember Worthington
    Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager consideration of installation of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in the city's most utilized buildings to save lives.
    Financial Implications: Up to $33,000
    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
    Action: Approved recommendation.
  1.  City Manager Referral: Consider the “TotalTrack” and “PowerPlus” Packages in the LeadsOnline Program
    From: Councilmember Worthington
    Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager to consider upgrading the current LeadsOnline program, “FastFind,” to more comprehensive options such as “TotalTrack” or “PowerPlus.”
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
    Action: Approved recommendation.
  1.  Proclamation Honoring the Post News Group's 50 Year Anniversary
    From: Councilmember Worthington
    Recommendation: Adopt the Proclamation Honoring the Post News Group's 50 Year Anniversary.
    Financial Implications: None
    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
    Action: Adopted proclamation.
  1.  Supporting Federal Bankruptcy Venue Law Reform
    From: Councilmember Worthington
    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution and send a letter to the California Legislature asking them to support reforming the current venue laws in section 1408 of title 28 of the United States Code.
    Financial Implications: None
    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
    Action: Adopted Resolution No. 66,529–N.S.
  1.  Proclamation Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Berkeley Free Clinic
    From: Councilmember Worthington
    Recommendation: Adopt a proclamation celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Berkeley Free Clinic.
    Financial Implications: None
    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
    Action: Adopted proclamation.


Action Calendar - New Business 

  1.  Discussion and Direction Regarding Potential Ballot Measures for the November 4, 2014 General Election
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation: 
    1.
     Provide direction to the City Manager about whether to conduct a second community survey and if so, what to include in that survey;
    2. Adopt a Resolution amending Contract No. 9569 with Lake Research and Associates to increase the contract amount by $2,210 for a total not to exceed amount of $51,710 for the purpose of conducting a second survey;
    3. Provide direction to the City Manager about possible funding mechanisms and whether to initiate notice requirements for a Community Facilities District.
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: William Rogers, City Manager’s Office, 981-7000

    Action: 2 speakers.  M/S/C (Wengraf/Arreguin) to:
    1. Direct the City Manager to conduct a second community survey and to include the following in that survey:
    a. Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax: test a 1 cent  per ounce tax on distributors as both a special and a general tax, with information about small business exemptions, oversight board, healthy childrens’ trust fund, support from African American and Latino community leaders, and supporters’ and opponents’ arguments.
    b. Parks Revenue Measures: test an increase in the existing Parks parcel tax to raise $1.7 million annually including active language regarding use of the funds; test a Mello-Roos Community Facilities District tax including a $15 million bond and $1 million for operations with information that may include the repair of deteriorating sports fields, courts and tot lots citywide, sustaining the heritage plantings at the Rose Garden and ensuring safe public access, addressing failing pedestrian paths and improving habitat areas at Aquatic Park, addressing trip hazards and improving paths, nature and dog use areas, and wildlife areas at Cesar Chavez Park, and ensuring the structural integrity of deteriorating recreation centers used for indoor sports and after-school use programs.
    c. Commercial Vacancy Tax: test the previously tested language (tax assessed after two years of vacancy with escalating assessment amounts for subsequent years of vacancy with provisions for hardship and opportunity for appeal) with information provided about the high number of commercial vacancies, costs to the city, and impact on the vitality of commercial districts.
    2. Adopt Resolution No. 66,530-N.S. amending Contract No. 9569 with Lake Research and Associates to increase the contract amount by $2,210 for a total not to exceed amount of $51,710 for the purpose of conducting a second survey. 
    Vote: All Ayes.

  Action: M/S/C (Bates/Capitelli) to initiate notice requirements for a Community Facilities District.
Vote: Ayes – Maio, Moore, Anderson, Arreguin, Capitelli, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates; Noes – None; Abstain - Wengraf.

 

21. Amendments to BMC Chapter 13.42: Operating Standards for Mini-Dorms
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 13.42 to change the definition of mini-dorm, expand the zones in which the mini-dorm rules apply to coincide with the zones where the City has discretionary review of additional bedrooms and define what constitutes an unruly gathering.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Eric Angstadt, Planning and Development, 981-7400
Action: Item held over to April 29, 2014.

  1.  AC Transit Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project, Phase 2 Improvements
    From: City Manager
    Recommendation:
    1.  Review and approve the Phase 2 project elements of the AC Transit Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project.
    2.  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to: a.  Approve an encroachment permit for AC Transit and its contractors to perform the construction activities within the City right-of-way, contingent upon City engineering review and approval; and  b.  Negotiate and approve a Memorandum of Understanding, including encroachment permits, as necessary, to enable AC Transit and its contractor(s) to perform all operation and maintenance activities to AC Transit transit signal priority equipment deployed by the project within the City.
    Financial Implications: See report
    Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

    Action:
    0 speakers.  M/S/C (Worthington/Moore) to:
    1.  Review and approve the Phase 2 project elements of the AC Transit Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project including the recommendations of the Transportation Commission and with the direction that no action will be taken at this time on the proposed changes for the bus stops at University and Grant as well as University and Sacramento.
    2.  Adopt Resolution No. 66,531-N.S. authorizing the City Manager to: a.  Approve an encroachment permit for AC Transit and its contractors to perform the construction activities within the City right-of-way, contingent upon City engineering review and approval; and  b.  Negotiate and approve a Memorandum of Understanding, including encroachment permits, as necessary, to enable AC Transit and its contractor(s) to perform all operation and maintenance activities to AC Transit transit signal priority equipment deployed by the project within the City.
    Vote: All Ayes.

 

  23. $52,000 Theft: More Can Be Expected Without Citywide Changes in Culture and Procedures
Presentation
From: Auditor
Recommendation: Accept the recommendations in the audit report and request that the City Manager report back on October 7, 2014, and every six months thereafter until management reports full implementation of all recommendations.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750
Action: 1 speaker. No action taken.

24. a. Increase to the Minimum Wage in Berkeley
From: Commission on Labor
Recommendation: 
1. Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending the Berkeley Municipal Code to establish a municipal minimum wage ordinance affecting all workers employed within the City of Berkeley (as other California cities have done), that will: a.  Tie the minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index via annual adjustment. b.  Include a medical benefit requirement to ensure workers' access to adequate health care. c.  Establish the minimum wage in line with the living wage, starting at $10.74.
2. That the City take action to investigate, pursue, and implement other complementary policies identified during the research and deliberation around the proposed minimum wage ordinance. The purpose of these policy recommendations is to stimulate a sustainable and ethical local economy while protecting and promoting the welfare of Berkeley’s unique small business community.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Delfina Geiken, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

   b. Minimum Wage Ordinance
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Review and consider information regarding the activities and costs associated with implementing and enforcing the Commission on Labor's proposed Minimum Wage Ordinance, the impact of the proposed ordinance on the City's YouthWorks program, the connection with business licenses, and the potential impacts on community-based organizations, the In-Home Support Services (IHSS) program, and categories of workers exempted from the Living Wage Ordinance.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

Action: 23 speakers. No action taken.

Information Reports

  1.  Supplemental Information: Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront Department Cash Handling Audit
    From: City Manager
    Contact: Christine Daniel, City Manager, 981-7000
    Action: Received and filed.
  1.  Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Monitoring Report by the California Department of Community Services and Development
    From: City Manager
    Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400
    Action: Received and filed.
  1.  Facility Condition Assessments and Maintenance Management Options for Parks Recreation & Waterfront, and Public Works Departments
    From: City Manager
    Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
    Action: Moved to the Consent Calendar and referred to the Agenda Committee.
  1.  Berkeley Based Budgeting: Report from Goldman School of Public Policy Students
    From: Auditor
    Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750
    Action: Received and filed.


 Public Comment – Items Not Listed on the Agenda – 0 speakers.

Adjournment

Action: M/S/C (Moore/Wengraf) to adjourn the meeting.
Vote: Ayes: Maio, Moore, Arreuguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Wozniak, Bates; Noes – None; Abstain – None; Absent – Anderson, Worthington.

Adjourned at 10:10 p.m.

Adjourned in Memory of:

  1. Judge Henry Ramsey, Former Berkeley Councilmember
  2. Anne Taylor, Aide to Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Communications
Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to Council are public record.  Communications are not published directly to the City’s website.  Copies of individual communications are available for viewing at the City Clerk Department and through Records Online.

Item 24b: Minimum Wage Ordinance

1. Human Welfare & Community Action Commission

2610 Hillegass

2. George Beier (2)

Food Carts on College/Bancroft

  1. Daryl Ross

Supplemental Communications and Reports 1

Item 20: Discussion and Direction Regarding Potential Ballot Measures for the November 4, 2014 General Election

  1. Charles Altekruse
  2. Barbara Gilbert
  3. Walter Wood
  4. Stephanie Szmyd
  5. 53 form letters in opposition to raising the business license tax (Available for viewing in the City Clerk’s Office)

Item 22: AC Transit Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project, Phase 2 Improvements

  1. Ellen Lasher

Item 24a: Increase to the Minimum Wage in Berkeley

  1. Supplemental materials, submitted by Commission on Labor
  2. Charles Siegel

Item 24b: Minimum Wage Ordinance

  1. Catherine Trimbur and Mal Burnstein

Supplemental Communications and Reports 2

Item 20: Item 20: Discussion and Direction Regarding Potential Ballot Measures for the November 4, 2014 General Election

  1. Judith Shaw
  2. David & Babette Jackson
  3. Max & Jane Reid
  4. Kent Flewellyn
  5. Charles Stevens
  6. Linda Allison
  7. 45 form letters in opposition to raising the business license tax (Available for viewing in the City Clerk’s Office)

Item 21: Amendments to BMC Chapter 13.42: Operating Standards for Mini-Dorms

  1. David Shiver, on behalf of the Southside Neighborhood Consortium

Item 22: AC Transit Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project, Phase 2 Improvements

  1. Transportation Commission
  2. Nima Shokat

Item 24a: Increase to the Minimum Wage in Berkeley

  1. Gene Herman, on behalf of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists – Social Justice Committee
  2. Zipporah Collins
  3. Sharon Fee
  4. Sierra Club Northern Alameda County Group
  5. Shang-Mei Lee

Supplemental Communications and Reports 3

Item 20: Item 20: Discussion and Direction Regarding Potential Ballot Measures for the November 4, 2014 General Election

  1. 7 form letters in opposition to raising the business license tax (Available for viewing in the City Clerk’s Office)
  2. Jimmy Ong
  3. Joshua Daniels, on behalf of the Healthy Child Coalition

Item 22: AC Transit Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project, Phase 2 Improvements

  1. Presentation, submitted by Public Works Department

Item 23: $52,000 Theft: More Can Be Expected Without Citywide Changes in Culture and Procedures

  1. Presentation, submitted by Auditor’s Office

 

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