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2008 Council Items

 

 

Date Item Vote Pass?
12/16 Support Of Suicide Prevention Among Active Duty Troops And Veterans (PDF) moved to action calendar  
12/16 Letter in Support of the Release of Ronald Dauphin (PDF)  5-0-4 yes
12/16 Joint Workshop with Berkeley and Oakland City Councils on Community Choice Energy (Continued from December 8, 2008) (PDF) cont'd. to 1/3/09  
12/8 Referral to Budget Process: Violence Prevention and Response Plan (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
12/8 Proclamation Honoring David and Suki An (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
12/8 Whistleblower Protection Program (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
12/8 City of Berkeley Joining Lawsuit to Invalidate Proposition 8 (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
12/8 Resolution for an End to Death Sentences in Alameda County (PDF) 7-0-2 yes
12/8 Joint Workshop with Berkeley and Oakland City Councils on Community Choice Energy (PDF)
Supplemental material (PDF)
cont'd. to 12/16/08  
11/18 City Sponsorship of Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
10/21 7th Annual World Day of Cities Against the Death Penalty (PDF) 6-0-1 yes
10/21 13th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
9/16 Indigenous Peoples Day 2008 (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
9/16 City of Berkeley Support for Children’s Hospital Bond Act (Proposition 3) (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
7/22 Opposition to the Marriage Ban Initiative (pdf) 9-0-0 yes
7/22 Discretionary Budget Allocation to The Tibetan Cultural Center (pdf) 9-0-0 yes
7/22 Discretionary Budget Allocation to Save Berkeley Iceland (pdf) 9-0-0 yes
7/22 Initiative to Set a Deadline for Early Withdrawal of Troops from Iraq (pdf) 

delayed

no
7/22 Proclamation Declaring July 26, 2008 as Buy Berkeley Day (pdf)  no action  
7/22 Support for the AC Transit Ballot Measure on the November 2008 Ballot (Continued from July 15, 2008) b. From: Councilmember Worthington (pdf) 7-0-1 yes
6/17 June 2008 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Pride Month (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
6/17 Six-Month Citywide Moratorium on Cell Phone Antennas (Continued from June 10, 2008) (PDF) 5-2-1 yes
6/10 Budget Referral: Options' Recovery Services (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
6/10 Six-Month Citywide Moratorium on Cell Phone Antennas (Continued from May 20, 2008) (PDF)

delayed

 
5/20 Referral to City Manager: Use of City Resources for Monitoring Protests (PDF) 

delayed

 
5/6 Letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Opposing Logging in Giant Sequoia National Monument (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
4/22 City Sponsorship of the 2008 Rainbow Berkeley LGBT Pride Celebration on May 18th (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
4/22 Support Assembly Bill 2586, Protections for Tenants in Foreclosed Properties (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
4/22 Sponsorship of 6th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Event and Approval of Proclamation (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
4/22 Support of a Global Marshall Plan for Universal Wellbeing, Security and Environmental Survival (Cont. from March 25, 2008) (PDF)  cont'd. to 5/6/08  
4/22 Opposition to Initiative 1326, Runner Initiative (PDF) 9-0-0 yes
4/22 Sponsorship of Annual Celebration of Berkeley Conscientious Objectors and War Resisters Day (PDF)  8-0-1 yes
4/22 Support of HR 2831, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 (PDF)  7-0-2 yes
4/22 Sponsorship of Annual Celebration of Berkeley Conscientious Objectors and War Resisters Day (PDF)  8-0-1 yes
4/22 Opposition to Initiative 1326, Runner Initiative (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
4/22 Sponsorship of 6th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Event and Approval of Proclamation (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
4/22 Support Assembly Bill 2586, Protections for Tenants in Foreclosed Properties (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
4/22 City Sponsorship of the 2008 Rainbow Berkeley LGBT Pride Celebration on May 18th (PDF)  9-0-0 yes
3/25 Urging Chinese Government to End its Violent Suppression of Peaceful Demonstrations in Tibet (PDF) 7-0-2 yes
3/25 Support of Re-Establishing an East Bay Public Safety Corridor Partnership (PDF) 9-0 yes
3/25 Support of Human Rights Torch Relay (PDF) 7-0-2 yes
3/25 Restore Civic Arts Coordinator position at full-time (PDF) 6-2-1 yes
3/25 Opposing "Ban on Killing a Viable Unborn Baby Prior to Birth Act" (PDF) 5-0-4 yes
3/25 Support for Global Marshall Plan (PDF) 7-0-2 yes
3/11 Letter to Canadian Officials Requesting Sanctuary for US War resisters (PDF) 8-0-1 yes
3/11 Opposing Governor Schwarzenegger's Proposed 08-09 Budget (PDF) 8-0-1 yes
2/26  Condemn Construction of Border Wall (PDF) 7-2 yes
2/26 Use of Berkeley Veterans Building for Veterans Activities (PDF) 9-0 yes
2/26 Support Proposition 99, Homeowners Protection Act (PDF) 9-0 yes
2/12 Sponsorship of 2008 Bike to Work Day (PDF) 9-0 yes
2/12 Enforcement of Agricultural Workplace Safety Laws (PDF) 9-0 yes
2/12 Proclamation: February 2008 as Freedom to Marry Month (PDF) 9-0 yes
1/29 Medical Cannabis Sanctuary Resolution and Opposing U.S. DEA Raids (PDF) 9-0 yes
1/29  Reaffirmation - US Record of Armenian Genocide (PDF) 9-0 yes
1/29 Condemn Construction of Border Wall - US-Mexico Border (PDF) 9-0 yes
1/15 Opposition to the Nomination of Richard Honaker to the U.S. District Court of Wyoming (PDF) 9-0 yes