Regular Meeting Annotated Agenda
April 20, 2010

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ANNOTATED AGENDA

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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 – Susan Wengraf

District 3 – Max Anderson

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Jesse Arreguin

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 7:06 p.m Absent: Councilmember Wengraf.  Councilmember Wengraf present at 7:08 p.m.

Ceremonial Matters:

  1. April 24th As Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day
  2. Arbor Day

City Manager Comments:  Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 24, 2010. 

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Matters: 2 speakers.

Public Comment on Consent Calendar and Information Items Only:0 speakers.

Consent Calendar

Action: M/S/C (Maio/Worthington) to adopt Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated:

Recess Item

1. Recess Item: Contract Amendment: Management Partners for Interim Director of Health Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution ratifying the action taken by the City Manager during recess to amend the contract with Management Partners, Incorporated, extending the contract term from May 15, 2010 to November 15, 2010, adding work scope to perform a financial review and organizational analysis of the Mental Health Division of the Department of Health Services, and adding contract authority in the amount of $70,550 for a total amount not to exceed of $142,550.
Financial Implications: FY 2010:  $70,550 Net Additional Expenditure.  Budget Codes:  85% 010-4101, 7% 065-4101, 8% 958-4101.
Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,828–N.S.

Consent Calendar

2. Proposed Revisions to Claim/Refund Ordinance, BMC Section 7.20.020 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,132–N.S amending Berkeley Municipal Code Section 7.20.020 to explicitly adopt the "pay first/litigate later" rule that has long been relied upon by cities and counties throughout the state.
Financial Implications: Unknown
First Reading Vote: All Ayes.
Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950
Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,132–N.S.

3. Settlement: Doris Girard v. City of Berkeley (PDF) 
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the settlement of the Alameda County Superior Court Action No. RG 09 453044 entitled Girard v. City of Berkeley, in the amount of $42,500.
Financial Implications: Public Liability Fund - $42,500
Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,829–N.S.

4. Revised 2010 City Council Meeting Schedule (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution amending Resolution 64,605-N.S. revising the 2010 City Council regular meeting schedule to cancel the June 8, 2010 meeting and add a meeting on June 29, 2010.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,830–N.S.

5. Minutes for Approval (PDF)
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of March 15, 2010 (special closed), March 23, 2010 (special and regular) and March 24, 2010 (special joint).
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900
Action:  Approved minutes as submitted.

6. Revision of Stipend Resolution for City Commissioners (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution revising the Commissioner Stipend Resolution to reflect changes in state law and city policy and rescind Resolution No. 64,745-N.S. and all previous versions.
Financial Implications: Minor potential cost savings
Contact: Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,831–N.S.

7. 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 or invitation for bids (attached to staff report) that will be, or are planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division.  All contracts over the City Manager's threshold will be returned to Council for final approval.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Operation - $425,000
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300
Action:  Approved recommendation.

8. Contract: 2010 Weatherization Program (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 

1    Authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute a contract and any amendments with the State Department of Community Services and Development for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to receive revenues and provide weatherization and bill payment assistance to eligible residents of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville in the amount of $99,151 for the interim period January 1, 2010 through April 30, 2010,

 2   Authorizing the City Manager to designate a representative to sign required fiscal and programmatic reports.
Financial Implications: Grant - $99,151
Contact: Jane Micallef, Housing, 981-5400
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,832–N.S.

9. Contract No. 7008 Amendment: Hanson Bridgett Marcus Vlahos Rudy LLP - Legal Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the existing Contract No. 7008 with Hanson Bridgett Marcus Vlahos Rudy LLP (hereinafter "Hanson Bridgett") by increasing expenditure authority in an amount not to exceed $40,000 for legal services pertaining to federal and state tax issues for a not to exceed contract amount of $185,000.
Financial Implications: General Fund - $40,000 (Pension Annuity Trust Fund)
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,833–N.S.

10. Unrepresented Employee Manual Amendments (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution No. 60,777-N.S., the Unrepresented Employee Manual, to amend several articles that set forth terms and conditions of employment and health and welfare benefits for the classification of Battalion Chief so they are the same as are provided for other Fire management employees.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800
Action:  Continued to April 27, 2010. 

11. Increase Purchase Order for Evidence Testing (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to increase FY 2010 Purchase Order No. 77845 to Alameda County Criminalist Laboratory by $75,000 for evidence testing and analysis services provided in FY 2010 as expenditures exceed the purchase limit currently authorized.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police Chief, 981-5900
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,834–N.S.

12.        **Removed from Agenda per City Manager**Contract No. 6397A Amendment: Enforcement Technology, Inc. - Handheld Parking Citation Services
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police Chief, 981-5900

13. License Agreement: Disabled American Veterans Chapter #25 and American Legion Post #7 – 1931 Center St. (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a license agreement with the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #25 (DAV) and American Legion Post #7, for veterans' meetings, gatherings and office space at 1931 Center Street.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,835–N.S.

14. Purchase Order: 3T Equipment Company for One Sewer Camera Truck with Water Jet Trailer (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order for 3T Equipment Company in an amount not to exceed $209,577 for one sewer camera truck with water jet trailer.
Financial Implications: Equipment Replacement Fund - $209,577
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,836–N.S.

15. Grant: Transportation for Livable Communities Capital Program Grant Application for Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza and Transit Area Improvements (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit a grant application to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Transportation for Livable Communities (TLC) 2010 Capital Program Regional Call for Projects to implement capital improvements to the Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza and Transit Area in the amount of $2 million, accept the grant awarded and execute any resultant agreements and amendments.
Financial Implications: Match amount - $400,000 per UC Transportation Demand Management Fund
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,837–N.S.

16. Contract: CF Contracting, Inc., for NBSC Siding Replacement and ADA Improvements Project (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1.  Approving plans and specifications for the North Berkeley Senior Center (NBSC) Siding Replacement and American Disabilities Act (ADA) Improvements project, Specification Number 10-10454-C; and 2.           Accepting the bid of CF Contracting and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any extensions or other change orders until completion of the project in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $366,968.
Financial Implications: Capital Improvement Fund - $366,968
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,838–N.S.

17. Contract No 7721C and 7185E Amendments: Burks Toma Architects and Design, Community, and Environmental for the Dona Spring Animal Shelter and East Touchdown Plaza Project (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt two Resolutions authorizing the City Manager to execute amendments to:

1.   Contract No. 7721C with Burks Toma Architects (BTA) for architectural construction administration services on the new Animal Shelter , increasing the contract by $233,970 for a revised amount not to exceed $828,830, and extending the contract term through December 31, 2011; and

2.   Contract No. 7185E with Design, Community, and Environment (DC&E) for landscape construction administration services on the new Animal Shelter and Eastern Touchdown Plaza, increasing the contract by $50,000 for a total revised contract amount not to exceed $439,012, and extending the contract term through December 31, 2011.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,839–N.S. and Resolution No. 64,840–N.S.

18. Appointment of Joanne Wile to the Mental Health Commission (PDF)
From: Mental Health Commission
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the appointment of Joanne Wile to the Mental Health Commission, as a City of Albany representative of the General Public Interest Category, for a three-year term beginning April 21, 2010 and ending April 20, 2013.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Carol Patterson, Commission Secretary, 981-5100
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,841–N.S.

19. Additional 2010 Meetings for the Commission on Early Childhood Education (PDF)
From: Commission on Early Childhood Education
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving two additional meetings in calendar year 2010 for the Commission on Early Childhood Education, totaling six Commission meetings in 2010.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Drew King, Commission Secretary, 981-5400
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,842–N.S.


Council Consent Items

20. Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds to the Ecology Center’s 40th Anniversary and Earth Day Celebration (PDF)
From: Councilmember Moore and Capitelli
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution to approve expenditures of up to $125 to the Ecology Center from the discretionary office budgets of as many Council members as wish to contribute for attendance at the Ecology Center’s 40th Anniversary and Earth Day celebration.
Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Fund - $125
Contact: Darryl Moore, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,843–N.S. as amended to include Councilmembers Maio, Anderson and Worthington.

21. Strategy for Discouraging Poaching of Recyclables (PDF)
From: Councilmember Moore
Recommendation: Direct the City Manager to develop a strategy to significantly reduce the poaching of recyclables and seek the input of the Zero Waste Commission before reporting back to Council.  The City Manager should return with recommendations before the June 1st Council meeting so the Council has a strategy to reduce lost recycling revenues before voting on a budget that may levy a fee for recycling.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Darryl Moore, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120
Action:  Approved recommendation.

22. Improving Diversity in the Berkeley Police and Fire Departments (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Moore and Anderson
Recommendation: Direct the City Manager to develop a concrete plan-of-action to increase the diversity in the City’s Public Safety Departments, Police and Fire.  The Personnel Board shall oversee the implementation of the plan and to ensure that it is being implemented in a reasonable length of time.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Darryl Moore, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120
Action:  Approved recommendation.

23. Co-Sponsorship of the 23rd Annual Berkeley Juneteenth Festival (PDF)
From: Councilmember Anderson, Moore, Arreguin and Worthington
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving co-sponsorship of the 23rd Annual Berkeley Juneteenth Festival to be held on Sunday, June 13, 2010.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Max Anderson, Councilmember, District 3, 981-7130
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,844–N.S.

24. Support Strong National Global Warming Legislation (PDF)
From: Councilmember Arreguin
Recommendation: Send a letter urging U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein to continue to push for strong legislation that caps greenhouse gas emissions and invests in renewable energy.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140
Action: Approved recommendation.  Letter to Senator Boxer to include language commending the Senator’s past and current work on the legislation.

25. City Sponsorship of the 2010 Himalayan Fair (PDF)
From: Councilmember Capitelli
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution cosponsoring the 2010 Himalayan Fair to be held at Live Oak Park on Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Laurie Capitelli, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,845–N.S.

26. Oppose Statewide Proposition 17 - Increasing Car Insurance for Not Driving (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Worthington Arreguin, Moore and Mayor Bates
Recommendation: Oppose Proposition 17, an initiative that will increase car insurance premiums for any lapse in policy coverage.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action:  Approved recommendation.

27. Oppose Statewide Proposition 14 Which Prevents Political Party Members From Selecting Their Own Candidates for General Elections (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Worthington Arreguin, Moore and Mayor Bates
Recommendation: Oppose Proposition 14 in the June primary election.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action:  Approved recommendation.

28. Recognizing 350PPM as the Recommended CO2 Limit (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution that endorses 350ppm (parts per million) of carbon dioxide as the reasonable upper limit for carbon dioxide emissions.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action:  Continued to May 18, 2010.

29. City Opposition to PG&E Proposed Rate Increase and Flat Fee (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Send a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission opposing PG&E's proposed rate increases to our constituents, and new flat monthly service fee, due to the negative impacts on solar energy and energy conservation.
Financial Implications: Minimal
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action: Approved recommendation.

30. Support Initiative for California State Parks and Wildlife Programs (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Endorse Initiative 1421 (09-0072), Establishing a $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs and Granting Free Admission to All State Parks to Surcharged Vehicles.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action:  Approved recommendation.

31. Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds to Janet Jean Motika (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution to approve the expenditure of $100 to Janet Jean Motika for services related to the 2009 Holocaust Remembrance Day Event with funds relinquished to the City's general fund for this purpose from Councilmember Kriss Worthington's discretionary Council Office Budget.
Financial Implications: Councilmember’s Discretionary Fund - $100
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 64,846–N.S.

Action Calendar – Presentation

32. 8:00 p.m. Time Certain - Presentation and Discussion: Bus Rapid Transit Locally Preferred Alternative (Continued from March 23, 2010) (PDF)
Supplemental Agenda Material (PDF) 
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Presentation and discussion regarding the possibility of forwarding a build alternative to AC Transit for study in its Final Environmental Impact Study/Report (FEIS/R).
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400
Action:  52 Speakers.  Presentation made and discussion held.  Continued discussion and possible action on April 29, 2010 at 7:00 P.M. at Longfellow School. 

Action Calendar – Public Hearing

33. Agreements, With Other Law Enforcement Agencies, Police Departments or Private Security Organization (PDF)
Attachment 2a (PDF)
Attachment 2b (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Conduct a public hearing, and at the conclusion of the hearing, adopt a Resolution approving agreements, understandings or policies existing or revised as of February 15, 2010 between the Berkeley Police Department and other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, military and/or intelligence agencies, police departments and private security organizations in order to maintain the current level of police resources and emergency services.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police Chief, 981-5900
Public Testimony: The Mayor opened the public hearing.0 speakers.  M/S/C (Maio/Moore) to close the public hearing.

Action: M/S/C (Worthington/Capitelli) to adopt Resolution No. 64,847–N.S. approving agreements, understandings or policies existing or revised as of February 15, 2010 between the Berkeley Police Department and other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, military and/or intelligence agencies, police departments and private security organizations in order to maintain the current level of police resources and emergency services.

Action Calendar – New Business

34. Authorizing the Execution, Sale and Delivery of Certificates of Participation for the Dona Spring Animal Shelter (PDF)
Revised Agenda Material (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the execution, sale and delivery of not to exceed $5,500,000 in certificates of participation, authorizing and directing execution of related lease financing documents and trust agreements, approving the form of the official statement, and authorizing official actions.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

Action: Moved to Consent Calendar. Adopted Resolution No. 64,848–N.S. authorizing the execution, sale and delivery of not to exceed $5,750,000 in certificates of participation, authorizing and directing execution of related lease financing documents and trust agreements, approving the form of the official statement, and authorizing official actions.

35. Contract: Broward Builders, Inc. for Construction of the Dona Spring Animal Shelter and East Touchdown Plaza Project (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution:

1.   Approving plans and specifications for construction of the Dona Spring Animal Shelter and East Touchdown Plaza (ETP) Project;

2.   Denying all protests filed by bidders based on a decision reached through the informal protest hearing held on February 19, 2010;

3.   Accepting the bid of Broward Builders, Inc.; and

4.   Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any extensions or change orders until completion of the project in an amount not to exceed $8,118,494.

Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

Action: Moved to Consent Calendar.  Adopted Resolution No. 64,849–N.S. approving the following:

1.   Approving plans and specifications for construction of the Dona Spring Animal Shelter and East Touchdown Plaza (ETP) Project;
2.   Denying all protests filed by bidders based on a decision reached through the informal protest hearing held on February 19, 2010;
3.   Accepting the bid of Broward Builders, Inc.; and
4.   Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any extensions or change orders until completion of the project in an amount not to exceed $8,118,494.

36.    Request for Additional Funding to the Berkeley Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution (NEED) Program

a. From: Community Health Commission (PDF)
Recommendation:
Authorize general funds in the amount of $32,000 for the Berkeley Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution (NEED) Program to allow NEED to function at their current level for the remainder of the 2009-10 fiscal year.
Financial Implications: General Funds - $32,000
Contact: Daren Fields, Health Services, 981-5100

b. Request for Additional Funding for the Berkeley Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution (NEED) Program (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: The Department of Health Services (DHS) recommends that Council weigh the NEED request for additional General Fund support against the many competing budgetary priorities, as part of the FY 2011 budget process.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Daren Fields, Health Services, 981-5100

Action: Moved to Consent Calendar. Approved recommendation to weigh the NEED request for additional General Fund support against the many competing budgetary priorities, as part of the FY 2011 budget process.

Vote: Ayes: Maio, Moore, Anderson, Capitelli, Wengraf, Wozniak, Bates.  Noes: Arreguin, Worthington.

37.  Application for California Strategic Growth Council Urban Greening Program Grant

a. From: Councilmembers Arreguin and Worthington (PDF)
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit an application to the California Strategic Growth Council for $2.5 million in funding under the Urban Greening for Sustainable Communities Program to further refine the design and to plan for Phase 1 construction of the Hood proposal for Center Street Plaza.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

b. From City Manager (PDF)
Recommendation:
Refer the request to submit an application to the California Strategic Growth Council for $2.5 million under the Urban Greening for Sustainable Communities Program for a portion of the Center Street Plaza proposal to staff for assessment of the project and return with a recommendation on April 27, 2010. 
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action: Removed from the agenda.


Information Reports

38. FCPC: Summary of Activities for 2009 and Work Plan for 2010 (PDF)
From: Fair Campaign Practices Commission
Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950
Action:  Received and filed.

39. Contract Compliance Audit - Status Report (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300
Action:  Received and filed.

40. 1950 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley - Review of Planning Commission Approval of Tentative Tract Map 8026 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400
Action:  Received and filed.

41. 1200-1214 Spruce Street & 2214 Eunice Street, Berkeley - Review of Planning Commission Approval of Tentative Tract Map 8009 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400
Action:  Received and filed.

42. Status Report: Follow-up Audit of Public Works Construction Contracts (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Received and filed.

43. UC Berkeley Long Range Development Plan Transportation Demand Management/Pedestrian Funding Agreement (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Continued to May 18, 2010.

44. Recovery Act Readiness: Housing Prepared to Meet Funding Requirements (PDF)
From: Auditor
Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750
Action:  Received and filed.

Public Comment – Including Items Not Listed on the Agenda – 0 speakers.

Adjournment: 10:50 in honor of Otis Sangster.

Communications

Item 32: Presentation and Discussion: Berkeley Rapid Transit Locally Preferred Alternative
1.    Dean Metzger, on behalf of Claremont Elmwood Neighborhood Association (CENA)
2.    Steven Keller
3.    Marilla Arguelles
4.    Rebecca Lithander
5.    Hui Wang

Workers’ Compensation Claim
6.    Ragni Larsen-Orta

Terminating Employment of Aides
7.    Barbara Gilbert

Aquatic Park Issues
8.    Mark Liolios – Referred to City Manager by Councilmembers Moore and Arreguin.

Plastic Bag Ordinance
9.    Allison Chan, on behalf of Save the Bay

Budget Cuts
10. Lisa Bullwinkel

Recycling Fee
11. Wendy Alfsen

Public Housing Program
12. Unknown

Supplemental Communications and Reports 1

Item 32: Presentation and Discussion: Bus Rapid Transit Locally Preferred Alternative
13. Hank Resnik
14. Lucienne Sanchez-Resnik
15. Corey Ballantyne
16. Jacob Tobias
17. David Vartanoff
18. Robert Johnson
19. Dean Metzger
20. Donald Davenport
21. Judith Epstein
22. Doug Buckwald (3)

23. Karl Reeh, on behalf of the LeConte Neighborhood Association

Supplemental Communications and Reports 2

Item 22: Improving Diversity in the Berkeley Police and Fire Departments
24.    Unknown

Item 32: Presentation and Discussion: Bus Rapid Transit Locally Preferred Alternative

  • Presentation, submitted by Planning & Development / Public Works (see agenda item)

25.    Peter Guerrero
26.    Goldburn Maynard
27.    Teddy Fuss
28.    Jesus Nieto-Ruiz
29.    Roy Nakadegawa
30.    Vincent Casalaina
31.    Michael Katz
32.    Doug Buckwald
33. David Williamson
34. Sherwood Parker

Item 34: Authorizing the Execution, Sale and Delivery of Certificates of Participation for the Dona Spring Animal Shelter