Regular Meeting Annotated Agenda
March 11,

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

6:30 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA


Tom Bates, Chair

Agency Members:

 Linda Maio

Laurie Capitelli

 Darryl Moore

Betty Olds

 Max Anderson

Kriss Worthington

 Dona Spring

Gordon Wozniak

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:32 p.m.  Bates and Maio absent.  Maio present at 6:33 p.m.

Public Comment on Consent Calendar Items Only:  2

Consent Calendar

Action: M/S/C (Maio / Capitelli) to adopt Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated: Item No. 3 moved to Action Calendar

1.  1631 Fifth Street – Revision to Selection Criteria to Include Housing (PDF)

From: Executive Officer 

Recommendation: Direct staff to work with the Project Area Committee to revise criteria for future use of Agency property at 1631 Fifth Street to acknowledge the allowance of housing and the desirability of affordable housing for artists.  

Financial Implications: Staff time.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  Approved recommendation.

2. Berkeley Redevelopment Agency Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2007 (PDF)

From: Executive Officer 

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution accepting the Berkeley Redevelopment Agency's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2007.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 1,246. Absent – Bates.

3. Contract No. 7351 Amendment: Wilber Smith Associates -Additional Traffic Counts and 2015 Analysis in West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan (To be delivered) (PDF)

From: Executive Officer 

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to amend the Agency's contract with Wilbur Smith Associates Transportation Consultants (WSA) for the West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan to add $28,880 to expand the scope of work for a new total of $470,665.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  Removed from Consent Calendar.  M/S/C (Worthington/Maio) to adopt Resolution No. 1,247. Vote: Ayes – Maio, Moore, Anderson, Spring, Capitelli, Worthington, Wozniak; Noes – Olds; Absent – Bates.

Public Comment – Items Not Listed on the Agenda – None

Adjournment – 6:46 p.m.

Communications (PDF)