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   BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

City Council Chambers:  2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way

 TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2001

 AGENDA

1.         Roll Call:  5:00 P.M.

2.         Comments from the Public:  A total of thirty (30) minutes is scheduled. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes.  Comments during special meetings must address only items listed on the agenda.  If there are not 30 minutes of public comment, the Council will proceed with the agenda.

3.         Council Adoption of Fiscal Year 2002 and FY2003 Budget 
a.            City Manager's Proposed Budget Amended Report (June 26, 

               2001)
(to be delivered)
b.            Mayor Dean's Proposed Amendments (June 12, 2001 Report)
c.            Councilmember Spring's Proposed Amendments (June 19, 2001

               Report)
d.            Councilmember Hawley's Proposed Amendments (June 12, 2001
               Report)

Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7006

4.         Annual Appropriation Ordinance (to be delivered)
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of the FY 2002 Annual            Appropriation Ordinance.
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7006

5.         Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2002
From:  City Manager 

Recommendation
:  Adopt a Resolution establishing the appropriations limit at $123,991,488 for Fiscal Year 2002 pursuant to Article XIIIB of the Constitution of the State of California based on the calculations for the appropriations limit.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

6.        Temporary Appropriations (to be delivered)
From:  City Manager

Recommendation
:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing a temporary appropriation in the amount of $50,000,000 to cover payroll and other expenses from July 1, 2001 until the effective date of the FY 2002 Annual Appropriations Ordinance.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

7.         Tax Rate - Emergency Medical Services
From:  City Manager 

Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance levying a special tax of $0.0250 per square foot of improvements to fund the provision of emergency medical services to Berkeley residents.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300; Reginald Garcia, Fire, 981-3473

8.         Tax Rate - Maintenance of Parks, Trees and Landscaping
From:  City Manager 

Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance levying a Fiscal Year 2002 special tax of $.0941 per square foot of all improvements to fund the maintenance of parks, city trees and landscaping.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300; Lisa Caronna, Parks and Waterfront, 981-6700

9.         Tax Rate - Fire Seismic General Obligation Bonds
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the Fiscal Year 2002 tax rate for Fire Seismic General Obligation Bonds (election of 1992) at 0.0375%.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300; Reginald Garcia, Fire, 981-3473

10.       Tax Rate - Measure S General Obligation Bonds
From:  City Manager 

Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the Fiscal Year 2002 tax rate for the Measure S General Obligation Bonds (election of 1996) at 0.0475%.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

11.       Tax Rate - Library Services
From:  City Manager 

Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2002 tax rate for the Library at $0.1081 (10.81 cents) per square feet for dwelling units and $0.1636 (16.36 cents) per square feet for industrial, commercial and institutional buildings.
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7006

12.       Tax Rate - Emergency Services for the Severely Disabled
From:  City Manager 

Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2002 tax rate for the provision of emergency services for the severely disabled at $0.00891 (.891 cents) per square foot of improvements.
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7006 

13.       Tax Rate - Disaster Fire Protection (Measure Q)
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation
:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2002 tax rate for the procurement of disaster fire equipment at $0.0125 (1.25 cents) per square foot of improvements.
Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7006

14.       Fines:  Parking Citations (to be delivered)
From:  City Manager 
Recommendation
: Adopt a Resolution increasing parking fines by $1.00.
Contact:  Fran David, Finance Director, 981-7300

15.       Peace and Justice Film Festival
From:  Peace and Justice Commission
Recommendation
:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Peace and Justice Commission to develop a Berkeley Film Festival to promote educational and cultural exchange for a two-day weekend in the Fall 2001; and approving a budget in the amount of $5,000 to cover the costs of the film festival.
Contact:  Manuel Hector, Secretary, 981-5110
a.             From:  City Manager 
Recommendation
:  The City Manager has not recommended funding for this item in the budget.  
Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

16.            Adjournment


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