5:00 P.M.

2180 Milvia Street, 1st Floor, Cypress Room


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 – vacant

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:       5:02 p.m.

Present:        Councilmembers, Maio, Moore, Anderson, Capitelli, Olds, Worthington, Wozniak, and Mayor Bates. 

Absent:         None

Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only – 0


The City Council will convene in closed session to meet concerning the following:

      1.            Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(a):


U-Haul Company of California v. City Of Berkeley, City Council, et al.

ACSC No. RG 07 352204


U-Haul Co. of California, Amerco Real Estate Company v. City of Berkeley

USDC C08-02313 WDB


City of Berkeley v. U-Haul Co. of California, a California corporation; Amerco Real Estate Company, a Nevada corporation

ACSC No. RG08 388586


Helix Electric Inc. v. Arntz Builders; The American Insurance Company; City of Berkeley

ACSC No. 2002 061480


Bay Systems Integrators, Inc. v. Helix Electric, Inc., City, American Ins. Co.

ACSC No. RG 03 089440


Arntz Builders v. City of Berkeley, Library Project Manager

ACSC No. BG 03 095394


Berkeley Police Association v. City of Berkeley, PRC

ACSC No. 2002 057569


Carl Friberg, Anne Wagley, Jim Sharp and Dean Metzger v. Tom Bates, CouncilMembers Maio, Moore, Anderson, Capitelli, Wozniak, City of Berkeley, City Council, Phil Kamlarz, Manuela Albuquerque

ACSC No. RG 05 230715


Action: No action taken.

Adjourned at:      5:17 p.m.

This is to certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the special meeting of September 15, 2008 as approved by the Berkeley City Council.




Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk