Special Meeting eAgenda
March 5, 2012

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PROCLAMATION
 
CALLING A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
 
BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL 
 
In accordance with the authority in me vested, I do hereby call the Berkeley City Council in special joint session as follows:
 
MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
 
5:30 P.M.
 
2180 Milvia Street, 1st Floor, Cypress Room
 
AGENDA
 
Preliminary Matters
 
Roll Call

 
Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only

 
CLOSED SESSION:
 
The City Council will convene in closed session to meet concerning the following:
 
1.   CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(a):
 
a.    Berne, Patty v. Skates on the Bay; Restaurants Unlimited, Inc,
dba Skates on the Bay; City of Berkeley ~ USDC C10-05335 BZ
 
b.    Berkeley Hillside Preservation, an unincorporated association, and Susan
Nunes Fadley v. City of Berkeley and City Council; RPII:  Donn Logan, Mitchell D. Kapor, Freada Kapor-Klein ~ ACSC RG10 517314
 
2.   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR; GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6:
 
Negotiators:  Christine Daniel, Interim City Manager, David W. Hodgkins, Director of Human Resources, Teresa Berkeley-Simmons, Budget Manager, Margarita Zamora, Senior Human Resources Analyst
 
Employee Organizations:  IBEW Local 1245; Public Employees Union, Local One; and SEIU Local 1021, Community Services and Part-Time Recreation Leaders Association, Unrepresented Employees.
 
 
OPEN SESSION:
 
Public Reports of actions taken pursuant to Government Code section 54957.1.

 

Adjournment
 
I hereby request that the City Clerk of the City of Berkeley cause personal notice to be given to each member of the Berkeley City Council on the time and place of said meeting, forthwith.
 
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official seal of the City of Berkeley to be affixed on this 1st day of March 2012.
                                               
Tom Bates, Mayor
Public Notice – this Proclamation serves as the official agenda for this meeting.
 
ATTEST:           
 
Mark Numainville, CMC, Acting City Clerk

 
 
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

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953.   Any member of the public may attend the public comment portion of this meeting.  Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900.

 
NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny an appeal, the following requirements and restrictions apply: 1) Pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 and Government Code Section 65009(c)(1)(E), no lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny or approve a Zoning Adjustments Board decision may be filed and served on the City more than 90 days after the date the Notice of Decision of the action of the City Council is mailed.  Any lawsuit not filed within that 90-day period will be barred.  2) In any lawsuit that may be filed against a City Council decision to approve or deny a Zoning Adjustments Board decision, the issues and evidence will be limited to those raised by you or someone else, orally or in writing, at a public hearing or prior to the close of the last public hearing on the project.
 
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South Branch – 1901 Russell

 

 

COMMUNICATION ACCESS INFORMATION:

This meeting is being held in a wheelchair accessible location.

To request a disability-related accommodation(s) to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact the Disability Services specialist at 981-6346(V) or 981-7075 (TDD) at least three business days before the meeting date.

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