RENT STABILIZATION BOARD
Regular Meeting Minutes

Monday, October 1, 2001

7:00 p.m.

APPROVED

Members Present: Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Bernay, Spector, Harris, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti

Staff Present: Gelb, Kelly, Wyche

Item 1. Roll Call - 7:03PM Item

2. Approval of the Agenda. APPROVED AS WRITTEN. M/S/C (Hogarth/Siegel) Voice vote. Passed: 9-0-0-0.

Item 3. Public Hearing on the Year 2002 Annual General Adjustment (AGA) and the draft AGA Report. 7:05PM M/S/C (Anderson/Bernay) MOTION TO BEGIN PUBLIC HEARING. Voice vote: Passed: 9-0-0-0. Discussion was held. There were five speakers. No action taken. Hearing closed at 8:05PM.

Item 5. Approval of the September 20, 2001 Regular Board Meeting Minutes. M/S/C (Siegel/Alberti) APPROVED AS WRITTEN. Voice vote. Passed: 8-0-1-0. Abstain: Hogarth.

Item 6.a. Appeal T-3899 - 1704 Francisco Street, Apartment A. M/S/F (Maldonado/Hogarth) TO DENY 1981 AND 1982 ANNUAL GENERAL ADJUSTMENTS (AGA's). A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Siegel, Hogarth; No: Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Harris, Alberti; Abstain: Bernay; Absent: None. Failed: 3-5-1-0. M/S/C (Janowitz/Bernay) TO MODIFY HEARING EXAMINER'S DECISION TO DENY AGA's FROM 1988 TO 2000 AND INCREASE COMPENSATION FOR DENIAL OF STORAGE USE FROM $15 TO $25 A MONTH. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Bernay, Spector, Hogarth, Alberti; No: Harris; Abstain: Siegel; Absent: None. 7-1-1-0.

Item 7.a. Proposal to approve staff recommendations on the following requests for waiver of late registration penalties.

Waiver No.           Location
2639                     2201 Channing Way
2640                     1729 Sacramento Street
2679                     1520 Woolsey Street
2687                     565 Spruce Street
2688                     3207 Ellis Street
2689                     2331 9th Street
2690                     2824 10th Street
2691                     804 Addison Street
2692                     2207 5th Street
2694                     2425 Piedmont Avenue
2695                     1311 Milvia Street

Waiver number 2687. Commissioner Janowitz recused himself. M/S/C (Siegel/Alberti) TO AFFIRM THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HEARING EXAMINER. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Anderson, Bernay, Spector, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Harris; Recused: Janowitz. 7-0-0-1-1

Waiver number 2694. Commissioner Bernay recused herself. M/S/C (Maldonado/Siegel) TO AFFIRM THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HEARING EXAMINER. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Harris; None; Recused: Bernay. Passed: 7-0-0-1-1.

Remaining waiver numbers 2639, 2640, 2679, 2688, 2689, 2690, 2691, 2692, 2695. M/S/C (Siegel/Alberti) TO AFFIRM THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HEARING EXAMINER ON ALL REMAINING WAIVERS. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Bernay, Spector, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Harris. Passed: 8-0-0-1.

Item 8. Announcements of upcoming Committee Meetings.

(1) Budget/Personnel - Thursday, October 11 at 5:30pm - 2001 Center St., 2nd Floor.
(2) Community Education & Outreach - TBA
(3) Eviction - No meeting set.
(4) IRA/Annual General Adjustment - Special Meeting, October 4 at 5:30pm 2001 Center St., 2nd Floor.
(5) Student Outreach & Internship - Wednesday, October 10 at 6pm - Eshleman Hall, Senate Lounge, 2nd Floor, UC Campus.
(6) 3x3 City Council/RSB Housing Committee - Wednesday, October 24 time and location TBA.

Adjournment was at 9:45PM