Regular Meeting Annotated Agenda
December 13, 2011

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ANNOTATED AGENDA
BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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: 7:02 p.m.  Absent: Councilmembers Moore and Anderson.

Ceremonial Matters: None

City Manager Comments:

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Matters: 2 speakers. 

Public Comment on Consent Calendar and Information Items Only: 5 speakers.

 

Consent Calendar

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

 

Consent Calendar – Continued Business

A. Amendment: FY 2012 Annual Appropriations Ordinance (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,213 amending the FY 2012 Annual Appropriations Ordinance No. 7,195–N.S. for fiscal year 2012 based upon recommended re-appropriation of committed FY 2011 funding and other adjustments authorized since July 1, 2011, in the amount of $57,102,171 (gross) and $49,261,483 (net).
First Reading Vote: All Ayes
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Teresa Berkeley-Simmons, Budget Manager, 981-7000
Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,213–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

B. Amendments to the Massage Therapy Ordinance, BMC Chapter 9.32 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,214–N.S. amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 9.32 Massage Therapy Ordinance.
First Reading Vote:  All Ayes
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950
Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,214–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.
 
C. Modification of Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 9.52 Taxicabs and Automobiles for Hire (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance 7,215–N.S. amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 9.52 regarding regulation of taxicabs and automobiles for hire.
First Reading Vote: All Ayes
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Christine Daniel, Interim City Manager, 981-7000
Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,215–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

D. Extension of the Term of the Waterfront Commission – Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Section 3.36.070 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,216–N.S. amending Section 3.36.070 of the Berkeley Municipal Code to extend the term of the Waterfront Commission to December 31, 2012.
First Reading Vote: All Ayes
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900
Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,216–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

E. Sewer Easement Deed Agreements at 1232, 1236, and 1240 Milvia Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt the second readings of Ordinance No. 7,217–N.S. (Halpin), Ordinance No. 7,218–N.S. (Callaghan/Reich) and Ordinance No. 7,219–N.S. (Edlinger) authorizing the City Manager to accept Easement Deed Agreements for extension of sewer pipe facilities, with: 1) David Halpin, 1232 Milvia Street; 2) Rachel Callaghan and Martin B. Reich, 1236 Milvia Street; and 3) Carol Edlinger and Josey Edlinger, 1240 Milvia Street.
First Reading Vote: All Ayes
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action: Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 7,217–N.S. (Halpin), Ordinance No. 7,218 (Callaghan/Reich) and Ordinance No. 7,219–N.S. (Edlinger).  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

Consent Calendar

1. Annual Commission Attendance and Meeting Frequency Report (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving a revised commission meeting frequency schedule to add the Open Government Commission; and accept the annual attendance report.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,549–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.
 
2. Authorizing Transfer of Funds From the Historic Downtown Business Improvement District to the New Property-Based Business Improvement District (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing transfer of all existing and future revenue from Fund 476, the fund that receives and holds revenues generated from the business license-based Downtown Business Improvement District (DBID), to Fund 451, the fund that serves the newly formed Property-Based Downtown Business Improvement District (PBID).
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Michael Caplan, Economic Development, 981-7530
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,550–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

3. 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 Fund - $100,000
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300
Action:  Approved recommendation.

4. Grant Agreement Amendment: Resources for Community Development for Weatherization Funding for Erna P. Harris Apartments (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving an amendment to the grant agreement with Resources for Community Development (RCD) with funds available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act from the U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (ARRA WAP) for energy efficiency improvements at the Erna P. Harris Apartments, 1330 University Ave. from the existing grant amount of $46,676 for an amount not to exceed $56,000.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health Services, 981-7000
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,551–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

5. Grant: Berkeley High School Development Group Substance Use Prevention, and Consultancy Contract (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to: 

1.   Accept grant funds from the Berkeley High School Development Group in the amount of $11,460 for the 2011-2012 academic school year to conduct substance use prevention activities and provide related services, and;

2.   Execute the resultant revenue agreements, contracts and any amendments and extensions, and;

3.   Enter into a personal services contract with Ralph Cantor, consultant, as a single source vendor, in the total amount of $10,850.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health Services, 981-7000
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,552–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

6. Contract No. 8392 Amendment: Innovative Claim Solutions, Inc. for Workers’ Compensation Third Party Administrative Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the existing Contract No. 8392 with Innovative Claim Solutions, Inc. (hereinafter "ICS") by increasing expenditure authority in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  This additional expenditure will be for check writing and check reconciliation services associated with workers' compensation benefit payments for the period January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
Financial Implications: Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Fund - $10,000
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,553–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

7. Fee Assessment for Fiscal Year 2012 - State of California Self-Insurance Fund (Workers' Compensation Program) (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing payment to the State of California Department of Industrial Relations for Fiscal Year 2012 for administering the Workers' Compensation Program, in an amount not to exceed $173,000.
Financial Implications: Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Fund - $173,000
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800
Action:  M/S/C (Worthington/Arreguin) to accept supplemental material for consideration. Adopted by unanimous consent.  Adopted Resolution No. 65,554–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

8. Lease Agreement: 2547 8th Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance authorizing the Library to execute a 15 month lease agreement with two 2 month options with Dagovitz 05 Trust, Melvin Dagovitz, Trustee, (leasing agent West Coast Property Management) for real property located at 2547 8th Street, unit 12-A to house the tool lending library program during the construction phase of the South Branch Library, for the expected period extending from January 18, 2012 through July 31, 2013.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Donna Corbeil, Library, 981-6100
Action: Adopted first reading of Ordinance No. 7,220–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.  Second reading scheduled for January 17, 2012.

9. Contract No. 7886A Amendment: Ratcliff Architects for Facilities Maintenance Building Additional Architectural Services (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. 7886A with the Ratcliff Architects for additional architectural services on the Facilities Maintenance Building project, in an amount of $160,000 for a total revised contract amount not to exceed $828,000 extending the contract term through September 30, 2012.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Operation - $160,000
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,555–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

10. Contract: Kitchell CEM to Provide Construction Management and Schedule Analysis for the Facilities Maintenance Building (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with Kitchell CEM for providing construction management services, including specialized scheduling analysis for the Facilities Maintenance Building project at the Corporation Yard, in an amount of $50,000 for all services and reimbursable expenses through September 30, 2012.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Operation - $50,000
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,556–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

11. Contract No. 8438 Amendment: Gold Wing Engineering for Sanitary Sewer Project at San Juan Avenue, Roble Road, and Bonita Avenue (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contract No. 8438 with Gold Wing Engineering for the Construction of the San Juan Avenue, Roble Road and Bonita Avenue Sanitary Sewer Project, increasing the amount by $100,000 for a total amount not to exceed $580,000.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Fund - $100,000
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,557–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

12. Contract No. 6414B Amendment: Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency for Litter Removal and Hand Sweeping of City Streets and Sidewalks (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. 6414B with Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) for litter removal and hand sweeping of City streets and sidewalks, for an additional $242,876 for a new contract total not to exceed $2,700,000 and extending the term through June 30, 2012.
Financial Implications: Refuse Collection Disposal - $242,876
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,558–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

13. Contract: California Trenchless, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project for Woolsey Street and Regent Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution:

1.   Approving plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Project, 10-10518-C, located on Woolsey Street and Regent Street;

2.   Accepting the bid of the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, California Trenchless, Inc.; and

3.   Authorizing the execution of a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders until completion of the project in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $764,773 for the period of 150 calendar days from the date of the execution of the contract.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Operation - $917,728
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,559–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

14. Contract: Precision Engineering, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project for Cedar, Hopkins, Franklin, Acton, and Sacramento Streets (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution:

1.   Approving plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Project, 11-10596-C, located on Cedar Street, Hopkins Street, Franklin Street, Acton Street, and Sacramento Street; and

2.   Accepting the bid of the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Precision Engineering, Inc.; and

3.   Authorizing execution of a contract and any amendments, extensions or other change orders until completion of the project in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $1,545,945 for the period of 180 calendar days from the date of the execution of the contract.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Operation - $1,545,945
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,560–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

15. License Agreement: Covenant Worship Center, 1931 Center Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a license agreement with Covenant Worship Center to use the kitchen at the Veteran's Memorial Building, 1931 Center Street, on a temporary weekly basis.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,561–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

16. Purchase Order: Motorola Solutions, Inc. Radio Equipment for Public Safety Communications System (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order with Motorola Solutions, Inc. for portable and mobile radios for the City of Berkeley Public Safety Radio System in an amount not to exceed $2,489,764.
Financial Implications: Measure GG - $2,489,764
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,562–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

Consent Calendar – Council Items

17. City Manager Referral: Return to City Council with Recommendations for Expedited Permit Process for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation on Private Commercial Property (PDF)
From: Mayor Bates
Recommendation: Direct the City Manager to return to Council as soon as possible with recommendations for an expedited permit process for electric vehicle charging station installation on private commercial property.
Financial Implications: No General Fund Impact
Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100
Action: Approved recommendation.
 
18. Support BAHIA’s 2011 Fundraiser: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Maio and Arreguin
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of up to $100 per Councilmember, including $100 from Councilmember Maio, to support the 2011 Bay Area Hispano Institute for Advancement, Inc. (BAHIA) fundraiser with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Maio and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Funds - $100
Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,563–N.S. amended to include Councilmember Arreguin’s contribution of $100.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

19. 16th Anniversary Dinner Supporting the Multicultural Institute: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Maio and Arreguin
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of up to $100 per Councilmember, including $100 from Councilmember Maio, to the 16th Anniversary Dinner for the Multicultural Institute with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Maio and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Funds - $100
Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,564–N.S. amended to include Councilmember Arreguin’s contribution of $100.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

20. Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Saturday Enforcement (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Arreguin and Wozniak
Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager to:

1.   Evaluate which streets adjacent to commercial districts but within current RPP zones do not currently have Saturday RPP enforcement, and;

2.   Request that RPP enforcement be extended to Saturday on those streets adjacent to commercial districts that do not currently have Saturday enforcement. If further Council action is necessary, the Council requests that the City Manager report back with information on what streets adjacent to commercial districts are not currently covered by Saturday enforcement and with a recommendation for Council to discuss and take action on.

3.   As part of this evaluation, the City Manager should also look at extending the areas where double fines on Saturday football game days would be required to Areas I, J, K, C and F.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140
Action:  Approved recommendation.

21. The Berkeley Public Library Foundation 10th Annual Authors Dinner: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds (PDF)
From: Councilmember Capitelli
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $500 per Councilmember including $250 from Councilmember Capitelli to the Berkeley Public Library Foundation 10th Annual Authors Dinner with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Capitelli and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Funds - $500
Contact: Laurie Capitelli, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,565–N.S. amended to include Councilmember Maio, Wengraf and Mayor Bates’ contribution of $250.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

22. City Manager Referral: 2441 Haste Street Tenants and Fire Victims Letter (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager

1.   Concerns raised by tenant victims of the fire at 2441 Haste Street;

2.   Waive all permit fees and an expedited permit process for the relocation of the businesses adversely affected by the fire;

3.   Authorize the City Manager to take extraordinary emergency procedures to assist tenants to relocate in the City of Berkeley; and

4.   Negotiate feasibility of free two hour customer parking in UC parking lots and the Telegraph/Channing Parking Garage for one month.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action: Approved recommendation.

23. City Manager Referral: Feasibility of iPhone Use by City Staff (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager: the feasibility of City staff to use iPhones in order to provide better and reliable service so employees can serve the public better.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action: Approved recommendation.

24. City Manager Referral: Adopting a Policy to Specify Parking Rules on Streets Bordering RPP Permit Zones (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager the adoption of a policy to specify parking rules on border streets within two different residential preferential parking zones.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action: Approved recommendation.

25. Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS): Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $4,332 per Councilmember, including $4,332 from Councilmember Worthington, to BOSS with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Worthington and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute for the decoration of City streets by hanging Holiday lights on trees in Northside of campus and for clean-up and labor costs.
Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Funds - $4,332
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 65,566–N.S.  Absent: Moore, Anderson.

Action Calendar - Continued Business

F. Stop UC Police Violence – Support Students, Faculty and Staff (Continued from December 6, 2011) (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Worthington and Arreguin
Recommendation: Send a letter to Chancellor Birgeneau and Chief Celaya, opposing UC Police violence against protestors.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action: 3 speakers.  M/S/C (Maio/Wengraf) to send a revised letter to Chancellor Birgeneau and Chief Celaya, opposing UC Police violence against protestors.
Vote:  Ayes - Maio, Arreguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates;  Noes – None; Absent - Moore, Anderson. 
 
G. Report on Regional Bodies Participation-County Wide Transportation Plan (Continued from December 6, 2011) (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170
Action: 1 speaker.  M/S/C (Arreguin/Wengraf) to send a letter to the Alameda County Transportation Commission on the Regional Bodies Participation-County Wide Transportation Plan.
Vote:  Ayes - Maio, Arreguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates; Noes - None; Absent - Moore, Anderson. 

Action Calendar – Old Business

26. Public Hearing: 2133 Parker Street (Continued from November 15, 2011) (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: That the Council:

1.   Take no action at this time with respect to whether 2133 Parker Street is being used as a Group Living Accommodation (GLA);

2.   Retain jurisdiction in this matter and direct staff to set it for further hearing before the Council in the event of public nuisance activities, including but not limited to disturbances or use as a GLA; and

3.   Provide direction as to whether the Council wishes to amend the Residential Permit Parking (RPP) ordinance (BMC Chapter 14.72) to restrict issuance of RPP stickers to residents of a defined class of buildings.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400

b. Communications
1.    Phillip W. Bokovoy
2.    Gale Garcia

Action: 8 speakers. M/S/C (Arreguin/Wengraf) to refer to the Agenda Committee for scheduling:

  • Consideration of options for nuisance abatement findings
  • Direct the City Manager to return with an amendment to the RPP ordinance restricting issuance of RPP permits to residents of a defined category of buildings
  • Direct the City Manager to return with a proposed ordinance that would result in reduction in the density of existing “mini-dorms”.
  • Request that the Rent Stabilization Board provide a letter of opinion including a history of the units and applicability of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO), and whether the building is a GLA for purposes of the RSO

Vote: Ayes - Maio, Arreguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates; Noes - None; Absent - Moore, Anderson. 


Action Calendar – New Business

27. Ordinance Prohibiting Harassment of Bicyclists and Adding BMC Chapter 14.26 (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance prohibiting the harassment of bicyclists, which Council asked staff to draft at the September 27, 2011 Council meeting, and adding Chapter 14.26 to the Berkeley Municipal Code.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950
Action:  Moved to Consent Calendar. Adopted first reading of Ordinance No. 7,221–N.S. prohibiting the harassment of bicyclists, which Council asked staff to draft a the September 27, 2011 Council meeting, and adding Chapter 14.26 to the Berkeley Municipal Code.  Absent: Moore, Anderson. Second reading scheduled for January 17, 2012.
 

1.   Approving the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the acquisition and development of the site at 3135 Harper Street as a site for affordable housing; and
2.    Rescinding Resolution 65,012–N.S, which approved a reservation of $497,000 to Satellite Housing for the acquisition of the property from Buckley Real Estate, Inc., and
3.   Extending the 2010 Housing Trust Fund (HTF) period for approving reservations to June 30, 2012.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health Services, 981-7000
Action: Moved to Consent Calendar.  Adopted Resolution No. 65,567–N.S.:

1.   Approving the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the acquisition and development of the site at 3135 Harper Street as a site for affordable housing; and
2.    Rescinding Resolution 65,012–N.S, which approved a reservation of $497,000 to Satellite Housing for the acquisition of the property from Buckley Real Estate, Inc., and
3.   Extending the 2010 Housing Trust Fund (HTF) period for approving reservations to June 30, 2012.
Absent: Moore, Anderson.

29. City Auditor’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2011 (PDF)
From: Auditor
Recommendation: Request the City Manager:

1.   Make timely implementation of audit recommendations a high priority.
2.   Disclose internal control risks of recommended budget cuts in future budget reports.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750

Action: 0 speakers. M/S/C (Arreguin/Maio) to approve the Auditor’s recommendation to request that the City Manager:
1.   Make timely implementation of audit recommendations a high priority.
2.   Disclose internal control risks of recommended budget cuts in future budget reports.

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


Information Reports

30. Audit Response: Workers' Compensation Costs Can Be Reduced by Improved In-House Processing and Adherence to Contract Terms (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800
Action: Continued to January 17, 2012.
 
31. Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) Notice of Decision (NOD): 2911 Russell Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400
Action: Received and filed.

32. Status Report - Police Property and Evidence Room: Further Improvements (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police, 981-5900
Action: Received and filed.

33. Status Report - Property and Evidence Room POST Study Follow-Up Audit (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police, 981-5900
Action: Received and filed.

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


Adjournment

Adjourned at 9:28 p.m.


Communications (PDF)

Item 22: City Manager Referral: 2441 Haste Street Tenants and Fire Victims Letter
1.    Marc Weinstein

Item 28: Request for Proposals:  Acquisition and Development of the Site at 3135 Harper Street as Affordable Housing and Extending Housing Trust Fund Round
2.    Housing Advisory Commission

Supplemental Communications and Reports 1 (PDF)

Item 33: Public Hearing: 2133 Parker Street
3.    Aaron Ehrlich
4.    Michael Chinn
5.    David Shiver


Supplemental Communications and Reports 2 (PDF)

Item 7: Fee Assessment for Fiscal Year 2012 - State of California Self-Insurance Fund (Workers' Compensation Program)

  • Supplemental materials, submitted by Human Resources (see agenda item)

Item 29: City Auditor’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2011

  • Presentation, submitted by City Auditor (see agenda item)