Regular Meeting eAgenda
September 16
, 2008

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AGENDA

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Tom Bates, Mayor

Councilmembers:

District 1 – Linda Maio

District 5 – Laurie Capitelli

District 2 – Darryl Moore

District 6 – Betty Olds

District 3 – Max Anderson

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Vacant

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953, and Teleconferencing.  Any member of the public may attend this meeting at either location.  Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk, 981-6900

The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda. The Mayor may exercise a two minute speaking limitation to comments from Councilmembers.  Meetings will adjourn at 11:00 p.m. - any items outstanding at that time will be carried over to a date/time to be specified.

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:

Ceremonial Matters: In addition to those items listed on the agenda, the Mayor may add additional ceremonial matters.

1.  Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

City Manager Comments:  The City Manager may make announcements or provide information to the City Council in the form of an oral report.  The Council will not take action on such items but may request the City Manager place a report on a future agenda for discussion.

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Matters: Five persons selected by lottery will have two minutes each to address matters not on the Council agenda.  Persons wishing to address the Council on matters not on the Council agenda during the initial ten-minute period for such comment, must submit a name card to the City Clerk in person at the meeting location and prior to commencement of that meeting.  Five cards will be drawn by the City Clerk to determine the speakers who will be allowed to comment during the first round of public comment on non-agenda matters. The remainder of the speakers wishing to address the Council on non-agenda items will be heard at the end of the agenda. Name cards are not required for this second round of public comment on non-agenda matters..

Public Comment on Consent Calendar and Information Items Only: The Council will take public comment on any items that are either on the amended Consent Calendar or the Information Calendar.  Up to three speakers will be entitled to two minutes each to speak in opposition to or support of a Consent Calendar Item.  The Presiding Officer will ask additional persons in the audience to stand to demonstrate their respective opposition to or support of the item.

In the event that there are more than three persons wishing to speak either in opposition to or support of a “Consent” item, the Presiding Officer will move the item to the beginning of the Action Calendar.  Prior to moving the item, the Presiding Officer will fully inform those persons in the audience of this process.

Consent Calendar

The Council will first determine whether to move items on the agenda for action or “Information” to the “Consent Calendar”, or move “Consent Calendar” items to action.  Items that remain on the “Consent Calendar” are voted on in one motion as a group.  “Information” items are not discussed or acted upon at the Council meeting unless they are moved to “Action” or “Consent”.

After hearing from public speakers regarding items remaining on the Consent Calendar, any Council Member may move any Information or Consent item to “Action”, however no additional items can be moved onto the Consent Calendar at that point.  Following this, the Council will vote on the items remaining on the Consent Calendar in one motion.

For items removed from the Consent Calendar to the Action Calendar for additional public comment, at the time the matter is taken up during the Action Calendar, public comment will be limited to persons who have not previously addressed that item during the Consent Calendar related public comment period.

Recess Consent Items

1.   Contract Amendment: Prescription Psychiatric Medications (PDF)
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution ratifying the action taken by the City Manager during recess to authorize the execution of an amendment to Contract No. 6841 with United Pharmacy for the provision of prescription psychiatric medications to increase the amount by $75,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $621,000.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

2.   Contract No. 6927B Amendment: DMJM Harris, Inc. for On Call Transportation Engineering/Planning Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution ratifying the action taken by the City Manager during recess to execute an amendment to Contract No. 6927B with DMJM Harris, Inc. for on-call transportation planning and engineering services, increasing the not to exceed amount by $40,000 to $180,000. 
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

Consent Calendar

3.   Lease Agreement: City-Owned Property Near Fourth and Harrison Streets (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of an Ordinance 7,057–N.S. authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement and any amendments with Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) to lease a City-owned parcel of property near Harrison Street at the abandoned Fourth Street for a five-year period with a conditional option to extend for an additional five-year period.
Financial Implications: See report.
First Reading Vote: All Ayes
Contact: Jane Micallef, Housing, 981-5400

4.   Minutes for Approval (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of July 8, 2008 (special closed); July 8, 2008 (regular); July 14, 2008 (special closed); July 15, 2008 (Joint BHA/Council); July 15, 2008 (regular); July 22, 2008 (special); July 22, 2008 (regular); July 24,2008 (special closed).
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk, 981-6900

5.   Establish 2009 City Council Meeting Schedule (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution establishing the Council regular meeting schedule for 2009, with starting times of 7:00 p.m.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk, 981-6900

6.   Downtown Berkeley Business Improvement District (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the 2009 Annual Report of the Downtown Berkeley Business Improvement District (BID); declaring Council's intention to levy an annual assessment for the Downtown Berkeley Business Improvement District for calendar year 2009; and directing the City Clerk to schedule a public hearing for November 18, 2008, to consider levying a renewed assessment for the year 2009.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Michael Caplan, Economic Development, 981-7530

7.   Contract: Centralized Homeless Shelter Bed Reservation System (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with the Berkeley Food & Housing Project to provide the City with a centralized homeless shelter bed reservation system in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for the period October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Lauren Lempert, City Manager’s Office, 981-7000

8.   Contract: Downtown Berkeley YMCA (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with the Downtown Berkeley YMCA in the amount of $266,166 for fitness center memberships for City employees for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Tracy Vesely, Budget Manager, 981-7000

9.   Formal Bid Solicitation and Request for Proposal Scheduled For Possible Issuance in the Next 30 Days (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Approve the request for proposals (RFP) that will be, or is planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division.
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $1,262,919
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

10.  Lease Amendment: 1013 Pardee Street No. 105 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance to amend Contract No. 7472, approved by Ordinance No. 7,001–N.S., to extend the current lease for one year and to increase expenditure authority for warehouse property lease at 1013 Pardee Street No. 105, for the period covering October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009 to an amount not to exceed $166,800.00.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire, 981-3473

11.  Contract: Sponsor-Based Shelter Plus Care Program (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with Resources for Community Development to operate as Sponsor under the Shelter Plus Care Program and receive Housing Assistance Payments for an amount not to exceed $119,628 for the period of June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Jane Micallef, Housing, 981-5400

12.  Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Maintenance and Clerical Chapter (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: That Council adopt two Resolutions: 1) approving a new four-year Memorandum Agreement with Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Maintenance and Clerical Chapters with a term of June 29, 2008 through June 23, 2012, authorizing the City Manager to execute and implement the new labor agreement that includes certain adjustments to salaries and benefits retroactive to June 29, 2008 or other dates set forth in the contract; and 2) approving a new salary resolution for Representation Units D, J, K-1 and K-2 that implement the new  salary levels negotiated in the new labor agreement and rescinding Resolution No. 61,807–N.S. 
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

13.  Memorandum Agreement: Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Community Services Chapter (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: That Council adopt two Resolutions: 1) approving a new four-year Memorandum Agreement with Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Community Services Chapter (hereinafter referred to as the "Union") with a term of June 29, 2008 through June 23,2012, authorizing the City Manager to execute and implement the new labor agreement that includes certain adjustments to salaries and benefits retroactive to June 29, 2008 or other dates set forth in the contract; and 2) approving a new salary resolution for Representation Units G-1, G-3, I-A, I-B, L, R-1 and R-2 that implements the new salary levels negotiated in the new labor  agreement and rescinding Resolution No. 61,805-N.S.and Resolution No. 61,809–N.S.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

14.  Donation: Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League for Gilman Phase Two (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution accepting a cash donation from Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League (ABGSL) in the amount of $25,000 to be used for Phase Two of the Gilman Street Sports Fields Project.
Financial Implications: General Fund - $25,000.00 revenue (donation)
Contact: William Rogers, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

15.  Acceptance of the Chalik Offer of Dedication of a Conservation Easement (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to accept the Chalik Offer of Dedication dated 12/10/07 over a portion of Lower Codornices Creek Restoration and Site Improvement Project.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: William Rogers, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

16.  Contract No. 7362 Amendment: Gilman Project Management Services - Project Management Services (PMS), LLC (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. 7362 with Project Management Services, LLC for project management services at the Gilman Street Sports Fields Project for an additional $30,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $195,000.
Financial Implications: General Fund - $195,000
Contact: William Rogers, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

17. Contract: Gold Wing Engineering for Sanitary Sewer Project at Bonita Avenue, Hearst Avenue, et al. (PDF) 
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Project located at Bonita Avenue, Hearst Avenue, et al., and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders with Gold Wing Engineering, until completion of the project in accordance with the approved plans and specifications in an amount not to exceed $312,142 for a term of 190 calendar days from the date of the execution of the contract.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

18.  Contract No. 7518A Amendment: MRI Contract Staffing, Inc. (formerly Management Recruiters/Berkeley) for Temporary Parking Services Staff (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. 7518A with MRI Contract Staffing, Inc. (formerly Management Recruiters/Berkeley) for on-call general surveying services, increasing the amount by $20,000, for a total amount not to exceed $110,000 for the period July 1, 2007 to December 31, 2008.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

19.  Correction to FY 2009 Street Lighting Assessment Resolution (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the levying of assessments for Berkeley Street Lighting Assessment District No. 1982-1 for FY 2009.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

20.  Contract: Urban Ore for Recycling Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Contract with Urban Ore for salvage of reusable and recyclable items at the City's transfer station, for a total amount not to exceed $144,000 for the term July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

21.  Contract: Mental Health Services (PDF)
From: Mental Health Commission
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a performance contract and any amendments with the State Department of Mental Health for the provision of mental health services in accordance with California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5650 for FY 2008-2010.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

Council Consent Items

22.  Berkeley Holiday Fund (PDF)
From: Mayor Bates
Recommendation: That the City Council adopt a resolution approving the expenditure of $500 to the Berkeley Holiday Fund’s annual campaign with funds from the Mayor’s Office expense account relinquished to the City for this purpose.
Financial Implications:
Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

23.  Doubling of Parking Fines In RPP Areas A, B, and D on UC Berkeley Football Game Days (PDF)
From: Councilmember Wozniak
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution permanently instituting the 2007 pilot program to double parking fines in Residential Parking Permit (RPP) areas in the South campus area on UC Berkeley football home game days. This would include RPP areas A, B, and D, which are currently enforced on Saturdays.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember, District 8, 981-7180

24.  Indigenous Peoples Day 2008 (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Worthington, Moore and Anderson
Recommendation: Approve the attached proclamation in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, Monday, October 13, 2008.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

25.  City of Berkeley Support for Children’s Hospital Bond Act (Proposition 3) (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: That the City of Berkeley supports the Children’s Hospital Bond Act (CHBA) of 2008 (proposition 3) on the November 2008 ballot.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

26.  Sponsorship of BUSD’s Black Family Reunion, Approval of Expenditure of Funds from Council members’ Office Expense accounts for Solano Avenue Stroll Parade and How Berkeley Can You Be? Parade (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Maio and Moore
Recommendation: Approve City sponsorship of BUSD’s Black Family Reunion event and expenditure of funds relinquished from Council members’ office expense accounts for costs associated with this event and for participation for the Solano Avenue Stroll and How Berkeley Can You Be? events.
Financial Implications: None. Funds from Council discretionary accounts.
Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110

Action Calendar

After the initial ten minutes of public comment on non-agenda items and public comment and action on consent items, the public may comment on each remaining item listed on the agenda for action as the item is taken up.  Where an item was moved from the Consent Calendar to Action no speaker who has already spoken on that item would be entitled to speak to that item again.

The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak line up at the podium to determine the number of persons interested in speaking at that time. Up to ten (10) speakers may speak for two minutes.  If there are more than ten persons interested in speaking, the Presiding Officer may limit the public comment for all speakers to one minute per speaker. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four minutes.  The Presiding Officer may, with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue, allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.

Action Calendar – Old Business

27.  Support of the "California Voters FIRST" Act (Continued from July 22, 2008) (PDF) 
From: Councilmember Capitelli
Recommendation: Support the California Voters FIRST act on the November 2008 Ballot.
Financial Implications:  None
Contact: Laurie Capitelli, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150

Action Calendar - Appeals

28.  ZAB Appeal: 1124 Fresno (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution affirming the Zoning Adjustments Board's decision to dismiss the appeal of the Zoning Officer's decision to approve Administrative Use Permit No. 07-20000176 to allow the construction of a 366 sq. ft. expansion to an existing third floor, which continues the existing roofline of 27'2'', at the front of an existing 2,243 sq. ft. three story, single-family residence.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

a.  Communication
1.   Steven Roselaren

Action Calendar – Public Hearing

Staff shall introduce the public hearing item and present their comments.  This is followed by five-minute presentations each by the appellant and applicant.  The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak, line up at the podium to be recognized and to determine the number of persons interested in speaking at that time.

Up to ten (10) speakers may speak for two minutes.  If there are more than ten persons interested in speaking, the Presiding Officer may limit the public comment for all speakers to one minute per speaker. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four minutes. The Presiding Officer may with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.

29.  Establishment of Sustainable Energy Financing District and Introduction of Ordinance Levying Special Taxes (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing to consider protests against the establishment of the Sustainable Energy Financing District and upon conclusion:

  1. Adopt: a Resolution forming the Sustainable Energy Financing District;
  2. Adopt a Resolution establishing the maximum bonded indebtedness for the District.
  3. Introduce an ordinance, pursuant to Berkeley Municipal Code Section 7.98.160, Ordering the Levy of Special Taxes on parcels will that annex to the District, at rates to be approved by unanimous approval of the owners of said parcels and for apportionment and collection of the special taxes in the manner specified in the resolution forming the District.

Financial Implications:
Contact: Christine Daniel, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000

30.  Fees: Public Health Clinical Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Conduct a Public Hearing and upon conclusion adopt a Resolution establishing FY 2009 fees, for Public Health Clinical Services effective October 1, 2008 and rescinding Resolution No. 62,625 – N.S.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

Action Calendar – New Business

31.  Amendments to Street Events Ordinance, BMC Chapter 13.44 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt the first reading of an Ordinance amending provisions of the Street Events Ordinance (BMC Chapter 13.44) that regulate permits for street events.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Zach Cowan, Acting City Attorney, 981-6950

32.  Amendment: Traffic Ordinance, BMC Chapter 14.48 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt the first reading of an Ordinance amending BMC Chapter 14.48 regulating use of sidewalks.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Zach Cowan, Acting City Attorney, 981-6950

33.  Amendments to Community Noise Ordinance, BMC Chapter 13.40 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt the first reading of an Ordinance amending provisions of the Community Noise Ordinance (BMC Chapter 13.40) that regulate permits for amplified sound.
Financial Implications: See report.
Contact: Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

Action Calendar – Council Items

34.  Appointment of a Representative to the Alameda County Waste Management Authority (PDF)
From: Mayor Bates
Recommendation: Appoint Council Member Gordon Wozniak to the Alameda County Waste Management Authority.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Information Reports

35.  Administrative Correction for Ballot Measure JJ Ballot Question to Remain Consistent with 2004 Language (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk, 981-6900

36.  Proposition 8 Reassessment Information (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

37.  Investment Report: Quarter Ended June 30, 2008 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

38.  Audit Update: FY1999 Business License Tax Audit (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

39.  Audit Update: Fire Department Audit - Lost Time and Overtime (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire, 981-3473

40.  Audit Update: Controlled Substances in the Fire Department (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire, 981-3473

41.  Audit Update: Fire Department Audit - Ambulance Billing (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire, 981-3473

42.  Unrepresented Temporary Employees (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

43.  LPC NOD: 2222 Harold Way (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

44.  Quarterly Report: Crime in Berkeley (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Douglas N. Hambleton, Police, 981-5900

45.  FY2009 Civic Arts Grant Awards (PDF)
From: Civic Arts Commission
Contact: Mary Ann Merker, Commission Secretary, 981-7000

Public Comment – Including Items Not Listed on the Agenda –

Adjournment

NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny a use permit or variance for a project the following requirements and restrictions apply:  1) No lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny (Code Civ. Proc. '1094.6(b)) or approve (Gov. Code 65009(c)(5)) a use permit or variance may be filed more than 90 days after the date the Notice of Decision of the action of the City Council is mailed. Any lawsuit not filed within that 90-day period will be barred.  2) In any lawsuit that may be filed against a City Council decision to approve or deny a use permit or variance, the issues and evidence will be limited to those raised by you or someone else, orally or in writing, at a public hearing or prior to the close of the last public hearing on the project.

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I hereby certify that the agenda for this meeting of the Berkeley City Council was posted at the display case located near the walkway in front of Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website, on July 10, 2008 

Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk


Communications – 09/16/08 (PDF)

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to Council are public record.

Item 35: Administrative Correction for Ballot Measure JJ Ballot Question to Remain Consistent with 2004 Language
1.   Barbara Gilbert

Alcohol Regulations
2.   Robin Wright

Closed Session for 7/24/08
3.   Shirley Dean
4.   Tom Bates, Mayor
5.   Sharon Hudson (2)

Aquatic Park Storm Drain Project
6.   Patricia Vaughn Jones, Norman La Force and Mark Liolios, on behalf of Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP), Sierra Club SF Bay Chapter, and Aquatic Park EGRET, respectively

Taxpayer Subsidies to Developers
7.   Barbara Gilbert

Recycling Inconvenience
8.   Walter Wood

1885 University Avenue Affordable Housing Agreement
9.   Steven Wollmer

District 4
10.  Lesley Swain
11.  Mary Rose Kaczoroski
12.  Deanna Despain, City Clerk’s Office

Proposition 11
13.  Avis Worthington

Internal Affairs Bureau Complaint
14.  Charles Jackson

BRT
15.  Chris Stehlik

The 1Rapid
16.  Arin Karol Weitzman

Curbing Homelessness
17.  Diana Bermudez

Garbage Collection
18.  Francesca Healy

Bevatron and Building 51 Update
19.  Don Medley, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Cop Cameras
20.  Anne Whyte

Nano Regulations
21.  I-Ku Chen

Underground Wiring 20A Public Funds
22.  Pamela Doolan

French Hotel/Cell Phone Antennas
23.  Sarah Jones
24.  Jordan Rothstein
25.  Frances Strassman (2)
26.  Shahram Shahruz
27.  Zach Cowan, City Attorney’s Office

Memorial Stadium
28.  Kent Lewandowski, on behalf of the Sierra Club Northern Alameda County Group

Downtown Berkeley Bike Station
29.  Kent Lewandowski, on behalf of the Sierra Club Northern Alameda County Group
30.  Austin McInerny

Berkeley Adult Co-ed Soccer League
31.  Carmen Patao

Berkeley Community Media
32.  George Coates

Eden I & R, Inc. Annual Report and 2-1-1 Annual Report for FY 2008
33.  Barbara Bernstein

Community Choice Energy

  • Several form letters available for viewing at the City Clerk’s Office