BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2008
Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location: 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
Tom Bates, Mayor
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 – Dona Spring
District 8 – Gordon Wozniak
Roll Call: 6:01 p.m.
Present: Maio, Moore, Anderson, Capitelli, Olds, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates.
Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only – 19
The City Council will convene in closed session to meet concerning the following:
- Conference with Legal Counsel – Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c):
The Berkeley City Council will consider whether to file litigation against the Alameda County Registrar of Voters and the proponents of the “Initiative Ordinance Requiring Voter Approval of Exclusive Transit-Only and HOV/Bus-Only Lanes” to prevent the initiative from being placed on the November 2008 ballot.
Action: M/S/C (Maio/Worthington) to
1. Honor the initiative process.
2. Acknowledge the initiative process is an important tool.
3. Take no legal action.
Public Reports of actions taken pursuant to Government Code section 54957.1.
Adjournment – 7:02 p.m.
This is to certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the special meeting of July 8, 2008 as approved by the Berkeley City Council.
Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk