RENT STABILIZATION BOARD
Regular Meeting

 Monday, December 18, 2000
7 p.m.

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
City Council Chambers, Second Floor
Berkeley, CA
Broadcast Live - KPFB - 89.3 (N. Berkeley)
and
BTV Cable Channel 25

Agenda

1. Roll Call – 7:00 PM

2. Approval of the Agenda

3. Public Forum

4. Approval of the Minutes

Minutes of the December 7, 2000 Special meeting .

5. Appeals – Time Certain – 7:30 PM

 Appeal in T-3802/3803/3804 – 2455 Prospect Street, #231, #237 and #303. This is an appeal of the hearing examiner decision denying a request for a continuance even though a witness was unavailable to testify. The unavailability of a witness is grounds for a continuance under Regulation 1224. Therefore, provided that appellant makes an offer of proof concerning the relevancy of the testimony the witness is prepared to give, it is recommended that the matter be remanded for an additional hearing.

6. Action Items

a. From Committees

Recommendation to run a monthly quarter page advertisement in the Daily Californian, with the content of these advertisements to reflect:

(1) timely rent issues being faced by students, 

(2) new policies or services affecting tenancies, and 

(3) scheduled Rent Stabilization Board events. (Student Outreach Committee)  

b. From Executive Director  

(1) Proposal to approve staff recommendations on the following requests for waiver of late registration penalties: 

Waiver numbers: 2488, 2489, 2490, 2491, 2492, 2493, 2494, 2495, 2496, 2497, 2499, 2500, 2502, 2505, 2506

Waiver numbers continued: 2508, 2510, 2511,2513, 2514, 2515, 2516, 2517, 2518, 2519, 2521, 2523, 2525, 2526, 2538, 2539, 2540, 2544, 2545, 2548, 2573, 2605

c. From Board Members  

(1) Discussion of committee assignments. (Chair Anderson)  

7. Announcements  

a. Reports from Board Members/Staff.

b. Announcements of upcoming Committee Meetings:

(1) Budget/Personnel

(2) Community Education and Outreach

(3) Eviction

(4) Individual Rent Adjustment/Annual General Adjustment

(5) Student Outreach and Internship

(6) 3x3 City Council/RSB Housing Committee

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

8. Adjournment