CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
Council Chambers: 2134 Martin
Luther King, Jr. Way
TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2001
Roll Call: 7:05 P.M.
Comments from the Public:
3 Berkeley High
School Achievement Plan (to be
From: City Manager
Possible allocation of City funds and in-kind services upon
receipt of interim report from City Manager and Council discussion.
Contact: Arrietta Chakos, City Manager's Office, 644-6580
Actions: Moved, seconded (Maio/Breland) to adopt the City Manager's recommendation and allocating $50,000; to refer an additional $50,000 to the midyear budget process and to convene a task force to address the emergency concerns.
Moved, seconded carried (Shirek/Hawley; Abstain - Olds) a substitute motion to adopt Resolution No. 60,925-N.S., the City Manager's recommendation, allocating up to $40,000 for the Berkeley Unified School District as an investment in the Berkeley High School Achievement Plan as adopted by the Board of Education; and approving in-kind service contributions of up to an additional $25,000 in City staff and service time.
Moved, seconded, carried (Armstrong/Worthington; Abstain - Olds) to refer an additional amount of $60,000 to the midyear budget process.
Public Hearing on Extension of Moratorium on Installation of
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion suspend Council rules to take action to 1) adopt first reading of an ordinance (7/9 vote required) extending the existing moratorium on the installation of wireless telecommunications antennas for cellular and mobile phones and personal communications systems (PCS) for six months; and 2) direct the City Manager to propose a comprehensive set of zoning regulations for the development and installation of such telecommunications facilities to protect and promote the public interest while not unduly restricting their development or unreasonably discriminating among service providers.
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 705-8108
1. AT&T Wireless, Pacific Bell Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Nextel Communications, Sprint PCS.
2. Kenneth and Constance Sutton
Public Testimony: The Mayor opened the public hearing. Twenty speakers heard. Moved, seconded, carried (Shirek/Hawley) to close the public hearing.
Actions: Moved, seconded (Hawley/Olds) to adopt Ordinance B; withdrawn
Moved, seconded, failed (Worthington/Maio; Noes - Armstrong, Hawley, Olds,
Shirek, Dean) a substitute motion to adopt Ordinance D
Moved, seconded, failed (Hawley/Olds; Noes - Armstrong, Breland, Worthington; Abstain - Dean) to approve Ordinance A as written.
Moved, seconded (Worthington/Breland) a substitute motion to approve Ordinance D with the addition of the addition to Section 3 of the following: "all property within 300 feet of residential property" and to delete Sections E & F.
Moved, seconded, carried (Hawley/Worthington; Noes - Armstrong) to
adopt Ordinance No. 6613, (Ordinance B) with the added language in Section
3 Applicability to
read: "This moratorium
shall apply to the installation of any wireless telecommunications
antennas for cellular and mobile phones and personal communications
systems on property other than the public right of way except to the
extent such facilities are expressly authorized pursuant to a franchise
issued by the City Council pursuant to the City Charter and implementing
provisions of the Berkeley Municipal Code and except for the following
districts, provided that such antennas shall be prohibited on any property within 300 feet of any legally established
Central Commercial (C-2);
Mixed Manufacturing (M-M);
Mixed Use Light Industrial (MU-LI)
seconded, carried (Maio/Hawley) to extend the meeting past 11:00 p.m. to
complete the item.
meeting adjourned at 11:02 p.m. in memory of Bradley Phillip Evans.