RENT STABILIZATION BOARD
Regular Meeting Minutes

Monday, June 2, 2003
7 PM

APPROVED 

Item 1. Call to Order - Vice Chair Alberti called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioners Present: Alberti, Chong, Evans, Hogarth, Kavanagh, Payne, Spector. 

Commissioners Absent: Anderson, Siegel 

Staff present: Kelekian, Morgan, Tine, Wyche

Item 2. Approval of the Agenda - M/S/C (Evans/Hogarth) APPROVED AS WRITTEN. Voice vote. Passed: 6-0-0-3. Absent: Anderson, Kavanagh, Siegel.

Commissioner Kavanagh arrived 7:03.

Item 3. Public Forum - There were no speakers.

Item 4. Approval of May 22, 2003 Minutes - M/S/C (Spector/Evans) APPROVED WITH CORRECTION TO PAGE 3 FIFTH PARAGRAPH SUBSTITUTE MOTION ON WAIVER 3050 TO AFFIRM HEARING EXAMINER'S DECISION. UNDER ROLL CALL VOTE CHANGE NO: NONE TO NO: SIEGEL, EVANS. Voice vote: 7-0-0-2 Absent: Anderson, Siegel.

Item 6.a.(1) First reading on proposal to amend Regulation 883, 884 and 885, which guide the penalty waiver process. [PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.] M/S/C (Evans/Hogarth) TO ADD WORDING AT THE END OF SUBSECTION 3 OF 884 TO READ: OR THAT THE BOARD'S RECORDS INDICATE THAT THE LANDLORD OR LANDLORD'S AGENT HAS SERVED A THREE DAY NOTICE TO PAY RENT OR QUIT. Roll call vote. Yes: Alberti, Chong, Evans, Hogarth, Kavanagh, Payne, Spector; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Anderson, Siegel. Passed: 7-0-0-2.

M/S/C (Evans/Hogarth) TO CHANGE SECTION (B) (6) OF PROPOSED REGULATION 884 TO READ: The landlord requesting the waiver owns or manages 11 or more rental units;. Roll call vote. Yes: Alberti, Chong, Evans, Hogarth, Kavanagh, Payne, Spector; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Anderson, Siegel. Passed. 7-0-0-2.

M/S/C (Hogarth/Spector) TO ADOPT FIRST READING ON PROPOSAL TO AMEND REGULATIONS 883, 884 AND 885 AS AMENDED BY ABOVE MOTIONS AND NEW LANGUAGE SUGGESTIONS BY COMMISSIONER CHONG. Voice vote. Passed: 7-0-0-2 Absent: Anderson, Siegel.

Item 6.a.(2) Clarification of Board's intent and request for reconsideration of Waiver 3014, 1234 and 1245 Allston Way/2144 & 2146 Bonar Street. M/S/C (Hogarth/Kavanagh) TO WAIVE PENALTIES IN FULL ON WAIVER NUMBER 3014. Roll call vote. Yes: Alberti, Chong, Hogarth, Kavanagh, Payne; No: Evans; Spector; Abstain: None; Absent: Anderson, Siegel. Passed: 5-2-0-2.

Item 7. Information and Announcements

b. Committee meeting announcements and reports. (Committee meetings held at Rent Board Offices, 2001 Center Street, 2nd Floor Law Library unless otherwise noted.) 

(1) Budget and Personnel - Thursday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m. 

(2) Outreach Committee: Monday, June 9 at 6 p.m. 

(3) Eviction - TBA 

(4) IRA/AGA: Wednesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. 

(5) 3x3 City Council/RSB Housing Committee - No meeting set.

c. Discussion of items for placement on future agenda material.

Item 8. Adjournment M/S/C (Spector/Payne) MOTION TO ADJOURN IN HONOR OF FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARJORIE GELB'S MOTHER WHO PASSED AWAY ON MAY 31. Voice vote. Passed unanimously.