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SUMMARY

 BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2000

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:             7:17 p.m.

Ceremonial Matters: 
          
Pause for Pledge of Allegiance
          
Proclamation:  Amateur Radio Week

          
Presentation of Status of Women 2000 Bookmark Awards

Action:  The Mayor announced the Pause for Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag taking place in the U.S. on June 14, Flag Day; and presented the Proclamation and awards.

Comments From The City Manager: 

California Housing Finance Agency has awarded $1.5 million line of credit provide low interest loans to non-profit housing developers.
Berkeley Juneteenth Festival will take place June 18 in the South Berkeley Business District.
City Manager announced that he has accepted a position as City Manager of the City of Tuscon, Arizona.

Comments From The Public:  Twelve speakers.

Youth Forum:  Six speakers

Consent Calendar

 Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Olds/Worthington) to approve the Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated.

 1.         Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution
From:  City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution reviewing and confirming the
continued existence of a local emergency with regard to HIV transmission
from use of HIV-infected needles among injection drug users, and authorizing
the Director of Public Health to take steps to enable the operation of needle
exchange emergency distribution.
Contact:  Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 644-6480
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,588-N.S.

2.         Council Rules of Procedure and Order 
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution readopting the Rules of Procedure
and Order for the Council and rescinding Resolution No. 56,595-N.S. and all
amendments.
Contact:  Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 644-6480
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,589-N.S.

 3.        Contract:  Military Service Credit for Local Fire Members (First
reading vote:  unanimous)
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
Adopt second reading of an Ordinance amending the
City's contract with CalPERS to provide Military Service Credit as Public
Service to local fire members.
Contact:  Ron Brown, Personnel, 665-7614
Action: 
Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 6544-N.S.  Effective: 
July 13, 2000.

 4.        Motorcycle Parking (First reading vote:  unanimous)
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt second reading of an Ordinance repealing
Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) 14.40.150C, to eliminate the requirement
that two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicles not stop, stand or park in any
marked parallel parking space within three feet of either end of a parking
space.
Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 665-3460
Action:  Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 6545-N.S.  Effective: 
July 13, 2000.

5.         Collection of Nuisance Abatement Costs (First reading vote: 
unanimous)
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt second reading of an Ordinance amending
Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 1.24 to clarify the methods
available to the City to recover its costs of nuisance abatement.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action:  Adopted second reading of Ordinance No. 6546-N.S.  Effective: 
July 13, 2000.

6.         Replacement of Police Vehicles
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the purchase of police
vehicles from Downtown Ford Sales in an amount not to exceed $300,000
from the Vehicle Replacement Fund.
Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 665-3460
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,590-N.S. 

7.         Contract:  FY2001 Downtown Berkeley YMCA
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to
execute a contract and any amendments with the Downtown YMCA in the
amount of $222,264 for fitness center memberships for City employees and
Legislative Assistants for the period from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 644-6580
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,591-N.S. 

8.         Temporary Employment Agency Services
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution approving an expense of up to
$50,000 for Volt Temporary Employment Agency services to the Department
of Health and Human Services for the period July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2000.
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,592-N.S.

9.         Contracts:  Plan Check Consultants
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to
execute contracts with Linhart Petersen Powers Associates (LP2A) and Plan
Review Consultants, Inc., for plan checking services for the period July 1,
2000 to June 30, 2002, in an amount not to exceed a total of $200,000.
Contact:  Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 705-8108 
Action: 
Adopted Resolution No. 60,593-N.S.

10.       Grant:  FY 2001 Bicycle Projects
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to
submit grant applications in an amount not to exceed $170,000 to the
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for Transportation
Development Act Article 3 funds in FY2001 for two bicycle projects: 1)
Bicycle Safety Education; and 2) Bicycle Boulevard Implementation;
authorizing the City Manager to execute any resultant agreements and
amendments; and authorizing the implementation of the projects, subject to
securing the grants.
Contact:  Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 705-8108
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,594-N.S.

11.        Settlement:  Cassandra Hawkins v. City of Berkeley
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution approving the settlement of the
Alameda County Superior Court Action No. 2000069906 entitled Cassandra
Hawkins V. City of Berkeley in the amount of $12,500.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,595-N.S.

12.        Settlement:  Lisa Hammond v. City of Berkeley
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution approving the settlement of the
Alameda County Superior Court Action No. 803494-2 entitled Lisa
Hammond v. City of Berkeley in the amount of $35,000.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,596-N.S.

13.        Easement on City-Owned Land
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt first reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City
Manager to convey an easement on City-owned land adjacent to 1197 Euclid
Street to Court L.L.C. and Thomas J Regan/Susan M. Adine and Clifford
Orloff.
 Contact:  Lisa Caronna, Parks and Waterfront, 644-6943 x222
Action: 
Adopted first reading of Ordinance.  Second reading June 20, 2000.

 14.       Appropriations Limit for FY 2001
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution providing notice that:  1) Council will
adopt an appropriations limit for Fiscal Year 2001 at its meeting of June 27,
2000; and 2) the amount of the limit and the background material used in its
calculation will be available for public review in the City Clerk's Office on or
before June 12, 2000.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 665-7401
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,597-N.S.

 15.       Civic Arts Grants Program Revisions
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution revising eligibility requirements and
program categories for the Civic Arts Grants Program and rescind Resolution
No. 55,832-N.S.
Contact:  Bill Lambert, Economic Development, 705-8180
Action:  Removed from the Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean. Held over to
June 27, 2000. 

16.       Use of Mobile Phones While Bicycling
From:  Councilmember Olds
Recommendation: 
Request the Transportation Commission provide draft
language for an ordinance making it a violation for a civilian to ride a bicycle
while talking on a mobile phone, with the exception of hands-free models, in
the City.
Contact:  Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 644-6399
Action:  Withdrawn by Councilmember Olds.

17.       Budget Referral:  Summer Youth Employment Program
From:  Vice Mayor Shirek and Councilmember Breland
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process the reinstatement of the
funding of $225,000 for the Summer Youth Employment Program.
Contact:  Maudelle Shirek, Councilmember District 3, 644-6243, Margaret
Breland, Councilmember District 2, 644-6400
Action:  Approved recommendation.

18.       Countdown Pedestrian Crossing Signals
From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Refer to the current budget process, for immediate
action, the installation and retrofit upgrade to energy-saving light-emitting
diode countdown pedestrian crossing signals at selected signaled intersections
in the City which experience substantial pedestrian traffic or the highest
number of pedestrian complaints.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Approved recommendation.

19.        Moratorium on Removal of Live Oak Trees and Tree Preservation
Ordinance
From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Request the City Manager:  1) draft an amendment to
Ordinance No. 6321-N.S. by June 20 to allow for the removal of Live Oak
trees specifically where such tree is a potential, foreseeable, and likely danger
to property, as certified by the City Manager, his designee, or a Certified 
Arborist, and the only reasonable mitigation is removal; and 2) within thirty days
provide a report to the Council on the status of the long-delayed Tree
Preservation Ordinance and a projected date for Council action on the
Ordinance.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Approved recommendation #1 as amended by Councilmember
Spring to remove "potential, foreseeable, and" and to remove "or a Certified
Arborist”.  Recommendation #2 not approved.

20.      Budget Referral:  Telegraph Area Association (TAA)
From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process for immediate action
$55,000 to TAA to enable TAA to maintain and expand its leadership role in
the Telegraph and Southside area.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Approved recommendation.

21.       Aquatic Park Sound Wall Project
From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Confirm that the City should actively seek the transfer of
$500,000 allocated by Caltrans to the City of Albany for use in the Berkeley
Aquatic Park Sound Wall Project.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Removed from the Consent Calendar by Councilmember
Worthington.  Moved, seconded, carried (Armstrong/Olds) to approve
recommendation as amended by Councilmember Worthington to state
"Confirm and/or reaffirm". 

22.       Budget Referral:  Berkeley Community Media (BCM)
From:  Councilmembers Maio and Spring
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process request for $71,900 to
expand BCM program to include more student training at Berkeley High,
Longfellow and with Vista.
Contact:  Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 644-6359
Action:  Approved recommendation. 

23.       Budget Referral:  Young Artist's Workshop (to be delivered)
From:  Councilmember Maio
Recommendation: 
Refer a funding request from Young Artists Workshop to
the budget process (amount to be delivered).
Contact:  Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 644-6359
Action:  Withdrawn by Councilmember Maio.

24.       Budget Referral:  EcoHouse (to be delivered)
From:  Councilmember Maio
Recommendation: 
Refer a request from EcoHouse for $50,000 to the
budget process.
Contact:  Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 644-6359
Action:  Approved recommendation.

25.        Proclamation: Dr. Marvis V. Peoples, Pastor
From:  Councilmember Breland
Recommendation: 
Approve a proclamation for Dr. Marvis V. Peoples,
Pastor of the Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Berkeley, in recognition
of his outstanding service and superior achievements in the community.
Contact:  Margaret Breland, Councilmember District 2, 644-6400
Action:  Approved recommendation.

26.       Budget Referral:  Musical Performances in North Shattuck
Commercial Area
From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Refer the request for $5,000 for Classical and Baroque
musical performances in the North Shattuck commercial area to the
FY2000-2001 budget process.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action:  Approved recommendation.

27.       Budget Referral:  North Shattuck Merchants
From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Refer $20,000 for the North Shattuck Merchants
Association to the FY2000-2001 budget process.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action:  Approved recommendation.

28.       Budget Referral:  Home at Last
From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Refer the request for $25,000 from Home at Last for
rescuing animals from death at the Berkeley Animal Shelter to the
FY2000-2001 budget process.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action: 
Approved recommendation.

29.       Budget Referral:  "Dreamland for Kids" Play Structure in Aquatic
Park
(to be delivered)
From: Councilmembers Breland and Maio
Recommendation: 
Refer up to $100,000 to the budget process for
expenses incurred by Berkeley Partners for Parks in the construction of the
"Dreamland for Kids" Play Structure in Aquatic Park.
Contact: Margaret Breland, Councilmember District 2, 644-6400; Linda
Maio, Councilmember District 1, 644-6359
Action:  Approved recommendation.

30.       Budget Referral:  Rosa Parks School Summer Evening Program 
From: Mayor Dean and Councilmember Breland
Recommendation: 
Refer $12,500 to the budget process for summer
evening recreational activities at Rosa Parks School.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484; Margaret Breland, Councilmember
District 2, 644-6400
Action:  Approved recommendation.

31.       Budget Referral:  Berkeley Ecumenical Strategies Team (to be
delivered)

From: Councilmember Breland
Recommendation:
That Council refer $25,000 to the Berkeley Ecumenical
Strategies Team for their Sattelite Sites Program.
Contact:  Margaret Breland, Councilmember District 2, 644-6400
Action:  Approved recommendation. 

32.       Budget Referral:  The Crucible Job Training Program (to be delivered)
From:  Councilmember Breland
Recommendation: 
Refer request for $42,000 for the Crucible, arts-related
job training program, to the budget process.
Contact:  Margaret Breland, Councilmember District 2, 644-6400
Action:  Approved recommendation.

 33.       Budget Referral:  Good Driver Recognition Program
From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Congratulate personnel involved in beginning a Good
Driver Recognition Program, and refer to the budget process $5000 for the
Berkeley Police Department's Good Driver Recognition Program.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action:  Removed from the Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean.  Held over to
June 27, 2000.

34.       Budget Referral:  Redwood Sequoia Week and Waive Permit Fees
From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Support the Resolution for Redwood-Sequoia Week,
waive permit fees for Redwood-Sequoia Congress opening ceremony, and
refer to budget process $1,000 for the Redwood-Sequoia Congress, Summer
2000.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action: 
Adopted Resolution No. 60,598-N.S. to waive fees and referred
funding to the budget process.

 35.       Budget Referrral:  Arts Grants and Civic Arts Position
From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process doubling of arts grants
monies and addition of another full time Civic Arts position.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action:  Approved recommendation. 

36.        Proclamation:  Honor June as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender
and Questioning Pride Month; Rainbow Flag
From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Support proclamation to honor June as Lesbian Gay
Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Pride Month and authorize the City
Manager to fly the Rainbow Flag for the rest of June.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action:  Approved recommendation as amended by Councilmember
Worthington to present the proclamation on June 27, 2000.

 37.       Budget Referral:  Arts Access News
From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process $6,000 for Arts Access
News.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action:  Approved recommendation. 

38.       Budget Referral:  Telegraph Area Association
From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process $55,000 for the Telegraph
Area Association.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action:  Approved recommendation.

39.       Limit Number of Agenda Items from the Council
From:  Councilmember Breland
Recommendation: 
Adopt a policy limiting the number of agenda items at
each Council meeting to no more than three (3) items per Councilmember per
meeting and that no additional items be allowed on following agendas until the
original items have been addressed.
Contact:  Margaret Breland, Councilmember District 2, 644-6400
Action:  Removed from the Consent Calendar by Councilmember Spring. 
Held over to June 27, 2000. 

40.       Budget Referral:  Sewer Funding & Health 
From:  Councilmember Woolley
Recommendation: 
The condition of the City sewers be designated as a
priority City emergency until resolved.
Contact:  Diane Woolley, Councilmember District 5, 644-6294
Action:  Approved recommendation.

41.       Budget Referral:  Infrastructure Deterioration
From:  Councilmember Woolley
Recommendation: 
Adopt a formal policy of allocating current and future
one-time fiscal resources to reduce capital program backlog, approve the City
Manager's recommendations of additional monies to streets, sidewalks and
buildings and add $1 million to each of these.  All funds from City sanitary
sewer fees should be used solely for sewer construction and design.
Contact:  Diane Woolley, Councilmember District 5, 644-6294
Action:  Approved recommendation.

42.       Council Meeting Procedures
From:  City Auditor
Recommendations: 
1) Council consider these possible improvements to
their rules of procedure, along with other suggestions; that discussion of these
matters be public and not referred to the Rules Committee; and that Council
then vote on these or alternative suggestions no later than July 11 for
implementation on September 19:  1) That Council-initiated items which are
primarily ceremonial or advisory, and which have no impact on City staff
except for writing a letter, be Consent Calendar items, but that all other
Council-initiated items be placed on the Action Calendar;  2) allow sufficient
time for staff review of all Council-generated Action reports by submitting
them to the City Clerk when City Auditor and City Manager reports are due,
twenty days before the date of the Council meeting.  3) request the City
Manager ensure that during the review period financial implications, estimated
staff time, and impact on Departmental work plans and time budgets,  are
transmitted to the initiator of the item and included in the revised item; 4) items
whose fiscal and workload impact cannot be estimated before a vote be
resubmitted, with analysis, at a subsequent meeting; and 5) Council-generated
items which are held over must be voted up or down at the next available
Council meeting (non-public hearing meeting); 6) an annual limit on the number
of Action items each of the nine Councilmembers may submit be agreed upon
by Council, such as, based on three (3) per agenda, a limit (budget) of 96
annual per legislator if there are 32 meetings per year; 7) items carried over
once and submitted a third time count toward the limit; and 8) rather than
refer these suggestions to the Council Rules Subcommittee, a final Council
vote should be scheduled on July 11 regarding this proposal and any
amendments desired, and revised procedures instituted for the September 19
meeting.
Contact:  Ann-Marie Hogan, City Auditor, 644-6440
Action: 
Removed from the Consent Calendar by Councilmember Spring. 
Held over to June 27, 2000.

 43.       Sister City:  Browning, Montana
From:  Peace and Justice Commission
Recommendation:  
Adopt a Resolution establishing a Sister City relationship
with Browning, Montana and the Blackfeet Nation.
Contact:  Manuel Hector, Secretary, 665-6880
City Manager Report
Recommendation: 
The City Manager takes no position on this subject.
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,599-N.S. 

44.            Reunification of the Government of Vietnam
From:  Peace and Justice Commission
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution observing the 25th anniversary of the
reunification of the government of Vietnam, and extending peace and
friendship to the people and government in support and recognition of their
struggle for human rights and self-determination to initiate cultural and foreign
exchange; and send a copy to the Vietnamese Consulate in San Francisco, the
Washington, D.C.
Contact:  Manuel Hector, Secretary, 665-6880
City Manager Report
Recommendation: 
The City Manager takes no position on this subject.
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879
Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 60,600-N.S.  (Abstain – Armstrong)

Action Calendar

 Old Business:

 45.         Development Fees:  Permit Service Center Fund (Public Hearing
held May 16.  Held over by Councilmember Woolley from May 23.)

Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution 1) adopting the Consolidated Fee
Schedule for the Permit Service Center Fund for all development related
services provided by the Planning and Development Department; 2)
rescinding the cap of $345,000 on all waivers and limiting future unfounded
waivers to only seismic strengthening such that other waivers will only be
granted with substitute funding authorized by the Council; and 3) rescinding
Resolution No. 60,097-N.S.
Contact:  Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 705-8108
Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes - Woolley;
Abstain - Armstrong, Olds; Absent - Worthington) to adopt Resolution No
60,601-N.S.

46.       Fees:  Environmental Health (Public Hearing held May 16.  Held over by
Councilmember Woolley from May 23.)

Recommendation: 
Adopt four Resolutions revising fees for the Division of
Environmental Health, Health and  Sanitation Permits and Fees, and rescind
Resolutions No. 59,530-N.S., 59,531-N.S., 59,532-N.S., and 59,533-N.S.
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879
Action: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes - Woolley; Abstain
- Armstrong, Olds; Absent - Worthington) to adopt Resolution No
60,602-N.S., Resolution No. 60,603-N.S.,  Resolution No. 60,604-N.S.,
and Resolution No. 60,605-N.S.

47.       Recreation Programs (Public Hearing held May 16.  Held over by
Councilmember Woolley from May 23.)
Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution increasing fees by 3% for Fiscal Year 2000-2001 for all programs under the purview of Recreation; Aquatics; Sports; and Recreation Centers for adults and youth to cover the higher costs for program operations.
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879 

Action: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes - Woolley; Abstain - Armstrong, Olds; Absent - Worthington) to adopt Resolution No 60,606-N.S.

48.       2000-2001 Refuse Fund Rate Increase (Public Hearing held May 16.  Held over by Councilmember Woolley from May 23.)
Recommendation: 
Adopt two Resolutions: 1) rescinding Resolution No. 60,316-N.S. and all amending resolutions, re-establishing the existing refuse collection districts in the City, and fixing and establishing rates for the collection of refuse therein; and 2) amending Sections 1(a), 1(b), 1(c), Sections 3(a), 3(b) and Section 4 of Resolution No. 60,064-N.S., establishing rates for the Transfer Station, to change the rates and add the effective date.
Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 665-3460
Action: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes - Woolley; Abstain - Armstrong; Absent - Worthington) to adopt Resolution No 60,607-N.S. and Resolution No. 60,608-N.S.

 49.       Commission Term Limits and Leave of Absences (held over from April
4, April 11, May 9 and May 23)
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
Adopt first reading of two ordinances amending: 1)
Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 3.02.030 to provide that any break
in service of a commissioner due to voluntary resignation within the last year
of the commissioner’s eight consecutive year term limit on the commission  
shall not be deemed to interrupt the commissioner’s term of service for
purposes of determining the commissioner’s eight-year term limit; and
Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 3.02.040 to provide that
commissioners may only take only one leave of absence, for a fixed period
of three months in any two-year period, and only if the leave of absence is
authorized by the appointing authority no less than one month in advance of
the first commission meeting from which the commissioner seeks a leave of
absence.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action: 
Held over to June 27, 2000.

 50.        Landmarks Preservation Ordinance and Zoning Ordinance
            
(Removed from Consent Calendar by Vice Mayor Shirek.  Held over
             from May 16 and May 23.)

From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
1) Direct staff to present its proposed amendments to the
Landmarks Preservation Ordinance and Zoning Ordinance to the Planning
Commission and Landmarks Preservation Commission within sixty days; 2)
direct the Commissions to make recommendations on the proposed
amendments at meetings within sixty days and to forward their comments to
the City Council as information reports on July 25; and 3) direct staff to
provide an action report to Council in September with final recommendations
in light of the Commissions' comments.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action:
 Held over to June 27, 2000.

 51.        Pedestrian Safety - Ashby Avenue/Tunnel Road Corridor (CR
99-145)
(moved from Information Reports to Action Calendar by
Councilmember Spring.  Held over from March 28, April 4, May 9 and
May 23)

From:  City Manager
Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 665-3439
Action: 
Held over to June 27, 2000.

 52.        Conflict of Interest (CR99-140) (held over from April 4, April 11,
May 9 and May 23)

From:  City Manager

Recommendation: 
Direct the City Manager to prepare an ordinance
precluding service on any board or commission or other City advisory body
appointed by the Council if the body makes recommendations which lead to
the making of a contract with the appointee or an entity for whom the
appointee is an employee, officer, director or managing agent.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action:  Withdrawn by the City Manager.


53.        Regulation of Indoor Entertainment Events (held over from May 23)
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt first reading of ordinance repealing Berkeley
Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 9.44 regulating indoor entertainment events
and adopting a new Chapter 13.46 regulating indoor entertainment events.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action: 
Held over to June 27, 2000.

 54.      Council Subcommittee on City Manager Evaluation (removed from
Consent Calendar by Councilmember Maio.  Held over from March 28,
April 4, April 11, May 9 and May 23)

From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Appoint Councilmember Olds to the Subcommittee for
the City Manager Performance Evaluation process.
Contact: Tamlyn Bright, Mayor's Assistant, 644-6484
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.


55.     Annual Berkeley Transit Pass (held over from April 4, April 11, May 9
and May 23)

From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Establish a temporary Task Force on a Citywide Transit
Pass.  This Task Force is to be composed of Mayor Dean and
Councilmember Armstrong, two members of the Transportation Commission,
and two members of the AC Transit Board of Directors, Miriam Hawley and
one other.  The Task Force will be charged with developing a proposal for an
annual Citywide Transit Pass which would allow Berkeley residents, and
possibly those who work in Berkeley, unlimited rides on AC Transit, including
transbay service in the same manner as UC Berkeley’s Class Pass.  The work
of the Citywide Transit Pass Task Force is to be completed in no more than
one year, and the proposal developed by this group is to be submitted to the
Transportation Commission, and then to the City Council for final approval.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

56.         Parking Issues for Home Health Care Workers and Community
Service Program 

(Removed from Consent Calendar by Councilmember Olds.  Held over
from May 9 and May 23)
       
From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Request the City Manager waive all current outstanding
parking fines for individuals who received them in permit parking zones while 
providing in-home support services to elderly or disabled residents; that a
sign be prominently posted at the parking permit services office informing the
public that special parking permits for in-home health service providers are
available.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000. 

57.         Preventing Homelessness (Removed from Consent Calendar by
Councilmember Armstrong.  Held over from May 9 and May 23.)

From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Grant an emergency $8000 to insure that Section 8
holders not lose their leases or Section 8 certificates due to financial hardship
and request the Housing Director return with a proposal by midterm budget in
June 2000 with a proposal of financial assistance required to make this
program operate on an ongoing basis.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

58.       Building Department Documents (Removed from Consent Calendar by Councilmember Shirek.  Held over from May 16 and May 23.)
From:  Mayor Dean and Councilmember Olds
Recommendation: 
Request the City Manager investigate the situation of records and documents disappearing from files in the Building Department.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484; Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 644-6399
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

59.       Ending Sanctions Against Mitsubishi Corp. Regarding Proposed Salt
Works at Laguna San Ignacio, Mexico 
(Removed from the Consent
Calendar by Councilmember Worthington.  Held over from May 16 and
May 23.)

From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
1) Revoke the City's sanctions against the Mitsubishi
Corp. (as imposed by Council action November 2, 1999, which were imposed
to prevent the building of a salt factory at Laguna San Ignacio and the
consequent destruction of the California Gray Whale and numerous other
forms of wildlife at and around this Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage site;
2) request the City Clerk advise the California Public Employees Retirement
System of this revocation with respect to purchases and divestment of stock in
Mitsubishi and related entities; and 3) request the City Clerk write a letter to
Mitsubishi advising it of the City's actions.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

60.        Robotic Parking at Center Street Garage (Removed from the
Consent Calendar by
Councilmember Worthington and held over from
May 23.)

From:  Mayor Dean
Recommendation: 
Request the City Manager investigate the feasibility of
converting the Center Street Garage into a robotic parking facility financed by
means of a self-supporting bond and with financial contributions from other
parking beneficiaries, and report back to the Council within sixty days.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 644-6484
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

61.       Budget Referral:  Well and Groundwater Survey (Removed from the
Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and held over from May 23.)

From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Refer to the budget process and the City Manager
funding for well and groundwater survey.
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Spring; Absent - Worthington) to
approve recommendation.

 62.        Support for Rick Young and His Efforts to Meet with the UC
Berkeley Chancellor or Housing on the Underhill Block
(Removed  
from the Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and held over from May
23.)

From:  Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: 
Support Rick Young and his efforts to meet with the UC
Berkeley Chancellor Robert Berdahl to discussing housing on the Underhill
block
Contact:  Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 644-6398
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000. 

63.       Notification of Meetings in Central Berkeley (Removed from the
Consent Calendar by Councilmember Armstrong and held over from May
23.)

From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Request the City Manager provide funding for a mailing
to District 4 residents informing them of upcoming meetings on City services
and Ohlone Park.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000. 

64.       Web Page Accessibility for People with Disabilities (Removed from the
Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and held over from May 23.)

From:  Councilmember Spring
Recommendation: 
Set aside five minutes of the June 13 Council meeting
after Public Comment to hear a presentation from Alexandra Andrews on the
new web page technology available for people with disabilities and how
important it is to have web sites accessible to the disabled.
Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

65.         Contracts:  University of California (held over from March 14, March
28, April 4, April 11, May 9 and May 23)

From:  Peace and Justice Commission
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution 1) providing that all proposals to
contract with entities engaged in work for nuclear weapons, including any
contracts between the University of California Berkeley and the City which
involve the provision of revenue to the City, and the exchange of services
without monetary compensation, except for the nine contracts specifically
enumerated in Resolution No. 59,763-N.S., be subject to review by the
Peace and Justice Commission, or other appropriate commissions, prior to
being noticed on any Council agenda; and rescinding Resolution No.
59,779-N.S.; and 2) authorizing the Peace and Justice Commission (a) to
continue to review any request for waiver of the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act
for monetary contracts with the University of California; (b) that such review
occur at least eight weeks prior to the time the contract is submitted to the
Council, or at the earliest time when the City Manager becomes aware that
actions being proposed will require a waiver of the Nuclear Free Berkeley
Act; (c) that copies of such proposed contracts be made available for
inspection and copying at a rate of no more then ten cents per page to any
citizen prior to the listing of such contract on the Council agenda; (d) that
notice of proposals to waive the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act be mailed free
of charge to any person having an address within this City who seeks such
notice by applying through the Office of the City Clerk; (e) such notice
should advise persons of the dollar amount of the proposal, what types of
services the proposed contract is for, the parties whom the contract is with,
the date the matter is due to be brought before the Council, and that copies
of the contract are available for inspection at the Office of the City Clerk;
and (f) that any contract approved without following the above specified
procedure shall be null and void.
Contact:  Manuel Hector, Secretary, 665-6880
a.  City Manager Report
Recommendation: 
Not approve the recommendations contained in the
Peace and Justice Commission's report, and reaffirm its commitment to the
spirit of the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act by affirming the current process for
granting waiver requests of section 12.90.070 of the Berkeley Municipal
Code for contracts with the University of California, Berkeley.  The Peace
and Justice Commission's recommendations would add procedures to the
administrative process for approving waiver requests for contracts that
involve the provision of revenue or the exchange of services without
monetary compensation without improving compliance with or strengthening
the provisions of the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act.
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 644-6459
Actions:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Shirek; Noes –
Armstrong, Olds, Dean; Abstain – Maio) a substitute motion  to restore the
prior authority granted to the Peace and Justice Commission as it relates to
review of contracts and to direct staff and the commission to come back
with appropriate language. Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Shirek) a motion to allow Councilmember Spring to reconsider her vote.
Moved, seconded, failed (Worthington/Shirek; Noes – Armstrong, Olds,
Dean; Abstain - Maio, Spring) a substitute motion to restore the prior
authority granted to the Peace and Justice Commission as it relates to
review of contracts and to direct staff and the commission to come back
with appropriate language.
Moved, seconded, carried (Armstrong/Olds; Noes - Worthington) the
main motion to approve the City Manager recommendation which
provides that specific UC contracts are exempt from Peace and Justice
review and that all new expenditure contracts for goods and services that
are impacted by the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act will be submitted to the
Peace and Justice Commission for review.   
Moved, seconded, failed (Spring/Worthington; Noes – Armstrong, Olds,
Dean; Abstain – Maio; Absent – Breland, Woolley) to allow
Councilmember Spring to reconsider her vote on the substitute motion.

 66.       5-Year Street Plan Update  (Removed from Consent Calendar by
Councilmember Spring and held over from May 9 and May 23)

From:  Public Works Commission
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution adopting the proposed update of the
5-Year Street Plan for FY 2001-2005.
Contact:  Virginia Vafa, Secretary, 644-6506
a.  City Manager Report -
The City Manager concurs with the
recommendations of the Commission.
Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 665-3460
Action: 
Held over to June 27, 2000.

 New Business:

67.       Emergency Services for the Disabled
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution authorizing a two-year contract to
Easy Does It (EDI) in an amount not to exceed $1,314,000 ($666,000
FY2001 and $648,000 FY 2002) to deliver emergency services to the
disabled community.
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 644-6580
Actions: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Breland) to adopt Resolution
No. 60, 609-N.S. for a one year contract with EDI.  Moved, seconded,
carried (Spring/Breland; Abstain – Woolley, Worthington) to adopt
Resolution No. 60,610-N.S. to approve a second year of the contract with
EDI.

68.       On-Street Parking Conflicts at Crosswalks
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
1) Install signage at angled parking spaces where exiting
drivers must back up onto crosswalks, warning drivers to watch for
pedestrians behind the vehicle; 2) at busy locations and in commercial districts,
plan for installation of sidewalk bulb-outs into crosswalks to increase visibility
and protection of pedestrians.  Include such plans as part of upcoming urban
design projects.  Refer to the budget process the installation of twelve
bulb-outs; and 3) continue the program of relocating curb ramps and
crosswalk lines so people using the ramps are within the crosswalk.
Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 665-3460
Action:  Held over to June 27, 2000.

 69.       Ballot Measures - Parks Maintenance and Street Light Taxes
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Provide comments to City Attorney at its June 13
meeting as to the proposed ordinance text, ballot title and City Attorney's
analysis of the two measures which authorize an increase in the existing parks  
maintenance tax and new supplemental street light tax.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Actions: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes - Olds; Abstain -
Armstrong, Woolley) to approve language for the parks measure and direct the
staff to prepare the final report for placement on the November ballot.  
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes – Olds, Dean;  Abstain – Armstrong, Woolley) to approve language for the street measure and direct the staff to prepare the final report for placement on the November ballot.  
Mayor Dean requested that the record reflect that a portion of the parks maintenance tax is dedicated to the University Median project.  Councilmember Spring requested a report on the cost of funding these needs if not approved by the voters in the form of new taxes.
 

70.       Ballot Measure - Gann Override Measure
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt three Resolutions placing measures on the
November 7, 2000 ballot to:  1) re-authorize the City, for a period of four
years, to spend the proceeds of the Parks Maintenance Tax as approved by
the voters in 1997; 2) re-authorize the City, for a period of four years, to
spend the proceeds of the Library Tax as approved by the voters in 1988; and
3) re-authorize the City, for a period of four years, to spend the proceeds of
the Emergency Medical Services Tax as approved by the voters in 1997.
Contact:  Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 644-6480
Action: 
Moved to the Consent Calendar by Councilmember Worthington. 
Adopted Resolution No. 60,611-N.S., Resolution No. 60,612-N.S. and
Resolution No. 60,613-N.S.

 71.       Ballot Measure - Eviction for Good Cause
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
1) Consider placement of Ordinance on the November
2000 ballot to amend Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter
13.76.130A.9 in order to restrict the circumstances under which a landlord
may evict a tenant to occupy the unit for his/her own use or the use of his/her
family members; and 2) provide the City Attorney with any comments
regarding the wording of the text, title and City Attorney analysis of such
ordinance.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
From:  Commission on Disability
Recommendation: 
Delay action until the June 27 meeting on amending owner
occupancy provisions of eviction for good cause sections of rent ordinance.
Contact:  Virginia Vafa, Secretary, 665-3440
From:  Commission on Aging - Information Report
Contact:  Lisa Ploss, Secretary, 644-6050
Action: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Maio) to waive Council rules to
consider action on ballot measures at the June 20 meeting.  Directed staff to
provide language for consideration at the June 20 meeting regarding number of
units that apply and provisions of the Housing Authority Commission
recommendation.

 72.       Ballot Measure - Additional Units of Low Rent Housing
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
1) Consider placement of measure on the November
2000 ballot to seek authorization for public entities to develop, construct or
acquire an additional 500 units of certain types of low rent housing; and 2)
provide the City Attorney with any comments regarding the wording of the text,
title and City Attorney analysis of such ballot measure.
Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 644-6380
Action: 
Moved to Consent Calendar by Councilmember Maio.  Approved
measure language and directed staff to prepare report for placement on the
November ballot.

 73.       Fire Safety Services Special Tax
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Approve 1) the Resolution of Intent to Establish
Community Facilities District No. 1 (Disaster Fire Protection) and to authorize
the levy of a special tax within the proposed district; 2) Resolution of Intention
to incur a bonded indebtedness in an amount not to exceed $9,750,000 within
proposed Community Facilities District No. 1 (Disaster Fire Protection); 3) the
Resolution adopting policies and procedures for the use of the Mello Roos
Community Facilities Act of 1982; and 4) set a public hearing on the formation
of the district, the issuance of the bonds, and the special tax for July 18, 2000.
Contact:  Reginald Garcia, Fire, 644-6665
Action: 
Moved to Consent Calendar by City Manager as amended by the
Mayor to change Storage Site to "Storage Site or Sites" on Exhibit B. 
Adopted Resolution No. 60,614-N.S., Resolution No. 60,615-N.S., and
Resolution No. 60,616-N.S.

 74.      Housing Trust Fund 
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation: 
Adopt Resolution approving fund reservation, in the
amount of $453,141, for the Flamingo House, 1719 University Avenue,
Affordable Housing Associates proposal from the FY1999-2000 Housing
Trust Fund (HTF), with conditions, and authorizing the City Manager to
execute Loan Agreements and other loan documents related to these fund
reservations.
Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 665-3481
Action: 
Councilmember Maio recused herself as she has a financial
arrangement in the immediate area.  Moved, seconded, carried
(Breland/Worthington; Recused - Maio) to adopt Resolution No.
60,617-N.S. approving the recommendation and including requirements of the
developer that he hold three neighborhood meetings; develop a neighborhood
advisory board to assist in design; prohibit balconies on the north side of the
building; include five and ten foot rear setbacks; provide trees in the rear of
the building; and referred the letter of Michael Leary and other letters to the
developer.

 75.       Taxi Scrip Program
From:  Commission on Aging
Recommendation: 
Restore the distribution percentages for the taxi scrip
program to 86/14, with 86% of available funds being assigned to taxi scrip for
seniors and the balance going for other purposes.
Contact:  Lisa Ploss, Secretary, 644-6050
City Manager Report - Information
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 644-6580
Action: 
Held over to June 27, 2000.

 76.       Health Disparities in Berkeley
From:  Community Health Commission
Recommendation: 
Hear a presentation by June 6, 2000 from the Public
Health Department about racial and ethnic health disparities in Berkeley and
declare a Public Health State of Emergency regarding these significant
disparities in health outcomes between African-Americans and Whites in
Berkeley.
Contact:  William Rogers, Secretary, 644-6496
City Manager Report
Recommendation: 
The CHC passed this item at the meeting of May 11,
2000.  Staff has advised the CHC that Council could not consider this item at
the June 6 Council meeting because this is a special meeting to discuss the
budget.  There were no other items on the Council agenda for this date.  This
Commission item was placed on the June 13 agenda which was the first
available Council meeting date.  Council will also receive an information
 report from the City Manager that summarizes the City's response to date on
the issue of Berkeley's health disparities.  If the Council wishes to schedule a
presentation on these issues, staff will come back with some possible dates at
the next meeting.
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879
Action: 
Moved to Consent Calendar by Councilmember Worthington to hear
a presentation on a date to be determined by the City Manager and agreed
upon with Councilmember Breland and Vice Mayor Shirek.

 77.      Residential Traffic Calming Program
From:  Transportation Commission
Recommendation: 
1) Approve the proposed timeline as a basis for holding
public workshops for community input on traffic calming programs and
devices; and 2) reaffirm that the Transportation Commission continue to
oversee the development of a Traffic Calming proposal that will be referred to
the Commission on Disability, the Commission on Aging, the Public Works
Commission and the Planning Commission before submission to the City
Council.
Contact:  Nathan Landau, Secretary, 705-8136
From:  Disability Commission
subcommittee to study traffic calming issues with equal representation from the
Transportation Commission, Commission on Disability and Commission on
Aging; and 2) to assure that traffic calming tools be studied and recommended
by this subcommittee before neighborhood workshops are held.
Contact:  Virginia Vafa, Secretary, 665-3440
From:  City Manager
Recommendation: 
1) Concur with the Transportation Commission that
Council approve the timeline proposed by the Transportation Commission as
a basis for holding public workshops; and 2) reaffirm that the Transportation
Commission continue to oversee the development of a Traffic Calming
proposal that will be referred to the Commission on Disability, the
Commission on Aging, the Public Works Commission and the Planning
Commission before submission to Council.
Contact:  Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 705-8108
Action: 
Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Olds; Noes – Armstrong, Dean;
Absent – Worthington) to  approve the recommendations of the City Manager
and the Transportation Commission 

Information Reports 

78.        Establishing a Commission on Early Childhood Education
From:  City Manager 
Action: 
Received and filed.

79.        Recommendations from the Housing Advisory Commission and the
Planning Commission to Allow the Avenues Plan (BMC 23C-12.080) to
Go Out of Effect
From:  City Manager 
Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 665-3481
Action:  Received and filed.

80.       Swim Programs in Berkeley (CR 2000-29)
From:  City Manager  
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879
Action:  Received and filed.

81       Emergency Disaster Planning East of the Fault (to be delivered)
From:  City Manager 
Contact:  Reginald Garcia, Fire, 644-6665
Action:  Received and filed.

82.        Elimination of Health Disparities in Berkeley (to be delivered)
From:  City Manager 
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 665-6879
Action: 
Withdrawn by the City Manager.

Communications

 Action:  The following communications were read, noted and filed unless referred to the City Manager for a response:

1.         Ray Dobard, re claim for disability discrimination. 
           
Breland

2.         Paul Takagi, re 1949 Milvia St. apartment
            building.   Maio, Breland, Woolley

3.         Anne Marselis, Secretary, St. John's Neighbors, re conditions at 2639 College Avenue, two letters.  Worthington

4.         Re development of 1301 Oxford Street,
a.  Citizens, voters and residents of Oxford, Spruce and Walnut Streets,
between Rose and Eunice, and the south side of Eunice Street between Walnut
and Shattuck, re development of Temple Beth El property.
b.  Laia Heckelsberg   Maio

5.         Ken Frisof, Administrative Committee Chair, Universal Health Care 2000
            Campaign, re thanking Council for support.

6.         Re 1719-1725 University Avenue
a.  Jeff Hobson and Kim Seashore
b.  Hazel Norgren
c.  Hazel Norgren, James Wemmer, Marie Carayanis, Nick Carayanis, Connie
     Hwang, Joel Clark, Irene Lowe, Penny Clark
d.  Craig Gordon
e.  Dianna Dermont
f.  Margrit Schurman
g.  Sara Peterson
h.  Janice Haugan
i.  Jennifer Kern
j.  Walter Wood
k.  John DeClerq, TransAction Companies, Ltd.
l.  Claudia Currie-Gleason
m. Walter Wood
n.  Nick Carayanis
o.  Rose Georgette
p.  Marie Carayanis
q.  James Wimmer
r.  Connie Hwang
s.  Irene Lowe
t.  Marie Carayanis
u.  James Wemmer, Hazel Norgren
v.  Al Bowen
w.  Rachel Rupert, Executive Chief Officer, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
x.  Marilynn Krause
y.  Charles Schug
z.   James Wagner

7.       Wanda Remmers, Executive Director, AHAP, re meeting of
            Resident Advisory Board.  Worthington

8.         Rhiannon, re parking requirements, 4th Street   Worthington

9.         Claude Parrish, Vice Chairman, State Board of Equalization, re Internet sales
             tax.

10.       Susan Cerny, re "Courtesy Notices" on parked cars.  Woolley

11.       Dan Hodges, Chair, Health Care for All re SB 480.

12.       Re 2700 San Pablo Avenue project
a.  Peter Teichner
b.  Robert N. Kubik

13.       Patrick Kennedy, re housing crisis. 

14.       Joan M. Torykian, re ballot measure on rent control ordinance.

15.       Helen Christensen, re once a year solid waste pickup.  Spring  

16.       Robert M. Berdahl, Chancellor, University of California Berkeley, re planning
            and development efforts.

17.       Jason Meggs,re robot parking.

18.       Re  PSB Building tower  Spring  
a.  Marilyn Ziebart and Werner Pavlovich, 
b.  Dave Kamola
c.  Joann Kowalski

19.       Gethsemane Community Church, James E. White, Sr., Pastor, James H.
             McBride, Church Administrator, La’Carol Gibson, Church Secretary, re annexation of former Santa Fe Right of Way  Maio, Breland

20.       Nigel Guest, re Memorial Stadium lights 

21.       Linda Brownstein, re Asphalt and Ready Mix truck route
             violation Spring  

22.       Robert and Merle Davis, re new firehouse on Shasta Rd.  Olds

23.       John Vance, A First amendment Center, regarding community information.
             (additional pages on file for review in the City Clerk’s Office).

 Adjournment

 Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Breland/Worthington; Absent - Maio) to extend the meeting past 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 to complete certain items. 
 Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes - Armstrong, Olds, Woolley) to extend the meeting to 12:15 a.m. to complete certain items.

The meeting was adjourned in memory of Joseph Johnson, Jr. at 12:15 a.m.


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