For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Pamyla Means, City Clerk, (510) 981-6910

RECORDS ONLINE MAKE WEALTH OF MATERIAL AVAILABLE
City Council minutes from 1905 to present now available online

<#text>Berkeley, California (Friday, September 07, 2007) -

Records Online is a web-based search engine that will allow users to search, view, and print documents that are stored in the city’s electronic records repository. 

“Records Online takes accessibility of public records to a whole new level,” said City Clerk Pamyla Means. “This is a real asset for residents, students, and history buffs. A host of vital City records are now accessible 24/7 where users can search, review, download and print at their own convenience.”

Records Online (http://www.CityofBerkeley.info/clerk/recsonline/) include:

  • City Council
    • Minutes, December 1905-Present
    • Resolutions, January 1984-Present
    • Ordinances, March 1923-Present
    • Staff Reports, September 2005-Present
  • Housing Authority
    • Minutes, July 1992-June 2007
    • Resolutions, February 2002-June 2007
    • Staff Reports, September 2005-June 2007
  • Redevelopment Agency
    • Minutes, May 1991-Present
    • Resolutions, February 2003-Present
    • Staff Reports, September 2005-Present
  • Landmarks Preservation Commission
    • Minutes, 1999-Present
  • Planning Commission
    • Minutes,1999-Present
  • Zoning Adjustments Board
    • Minutes, 2002 – Present
  • Berkeley Municipal Code

  Users can search by document type, text and date to find the information that they’re interested in.  All documents are displayed in Adobe PDF format and are optimized for standard broadband Internet transfer rates. Users will also be able to download the search results into an Excel database file for easier sorting and searching. 

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