RENT STABILIZATION BOARD

Regular Meeting Minutes

Monday, February 7, 2005
7 PM


APPROVED 


Item 1. Call to Order - Chairperson Chong called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Pam Wyche called roll. 

Commissioners Present: Arreguin, Chong, Evans, Harrison, Kavanagh, Overman, Payne, Spector, Walden 

Commissioners Absent: None 

Staff Present: Kelekian, Kelly, Wyche

Item 2. Approval of the Agenda. M/S/C (Walden/Payne) APPROVE AS WRITTEN. Voice vote. Passed: 9-0-0-0.

Item 3. Public Forum. There were no speakers.

Item 4. Approval of the Minutes. M/S/C (Overman/Harrison) TO APPROVE THE JANUARY 20, 2005 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES WITH ONE CORRECTION; TO REMOVE LATE ARRIVAL TIME OF COMMISSIONER KAVANAGH AT CLOSED SESSION ROLL CALL. Voice vote. Passed: 9-0-0-0.

Item 5. Appeal T-4556; 1305 Ashby Avenue. Commissioner Payne recused herself. M/S/C (Overman/Evans) TO TABLE UNTIL NEXT REGULAR MEETING. (BOARD REQUESTED LEGAL STAFF TO REVIEW RECORD TO DETERMINE IF NOTICE WAS GIVEN, THEREFORE ESTABLISHING A TIME FRAME FOR RENT REDUCTION, IN REFERENCE TO THE RUSTED KITCHEN SINK.) Voice vote. Yes: Arreguin, Chong, Evans, Harrison, Kavanagh, Overman, Walden; No: None; Abstain: Spector; Absent: Payne. Passed: 7-0-1-1.

Item 6. Special Order of Business 

Presentations by Steve Barton, City of Berkeley Housing Director, and representatives from Resources for Community Development, Affordable Housing Associates and University/Satellite Housing on a three-year plan for affordable housing project funding.

Item 7.b. Committee meeting announcements and reports.

(1) Budget/Personnel - Friday, February 25, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. 

(2) Outreach - Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. 

(3) Eviction - Monday, March 14, 2005 at 6 p.m.

(4) IRA/AGA - Monday, February 14, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. 

(5) 4 x 4 - No meeting scheduled.

Item 8. Adjournment. M/S/C (Walden/Payne) Commissioner Walden requested that the meeting be adjourned in honor of Karl Linn. Chairperson Chong adjourned at 9:36 p.m. in his honor.