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BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL

ADJOURNED REGULAR  MEETING

North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue

  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001

 

SUMMARY

Roll Call:  7:05 P.M.; Absent Armstrong, Breland

 

  Public Hearing

Reports and communications related to public hearings that were distributed to Council when the issue was first heard are not included.  See agenda packet of April 24, 2001 Item 27.


1.         Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding for

            FY2002-2003

            From:  City Manager

Recommendation:  Hold a public hearing and upon conclusion adopt a Resolution:  1) approving the City Manager's final funding recommendations and budgets for the CDBG, ESB, GF/CSBG Anti-Poverty Program; and the Measure O Homeless Services Program; 2) authorizing the City Manager to execute contracts with agencies receiving funding and make two-month advance payments to those agencies; 3) authorizing two-year contracts for all community agencies receiving funding in the GF/CSBG Anti-Poverty Program, the Measure O Homeless Services Program, and the recipients of CDBG funding in the public services category with the exception of Housing Rights, Inc.'s Affordable Housing Advocacy Program, and the Ecology Center's Farmers Market Project which shall receive one-year funding; 4) allocating $117,000 in Federal HOME monies to administer the HOME Program and placing $1,053,000 into the Housing Trust Fund; 5) authorizing the City Manager to determine the Living Wage Implementation grant amount to applicable community agencies and execute resultant contracts; and 6) authorizing the City Manager to finalize and submit the 2001 Annual Action Strategy of the 5-year Consolidated Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which includes the applications for CDBG, EST, and HOME Program funding, and to execute the resultant agreements.

            Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

a.            From:  Housing Advisory Commission

Recommendation:  Approve the Housing Advisory Commission (HAC) funding recommendations for the FY2001-2002 CDBG and ESG Program.

            Contact:  Oscar Sung, Secretary, 981-5410

b.            From:  Human Welfare and Community Action

               Commission

Recommendation:  Adopt two Resolutions:  1) approving the City Manager's final recommendations and budgets for the GF/CSBG Anti-Poverty Program and authorizing the City Manager to execute contracts with agencies receiving funding and make a two month advance payment to these agencies; and 2) authorizing the City Manager to add $168,253 General Fund money to the budget to fund certain community agencies to provide services to poverty level Berkeley residents for FY2002 and 2003 and execute contracts with the recommended community agencies, further stipulating that contractors may receive a two-month advance payment.

            Contact:  Marianne Graham, Secretary, 981-5416

            c.            From:  Homeless Commission

Recommendation:  Approve the Homeless Commission's funding recommendations for the FY2002-2003 CDBG, ESG, GF/CSBG Anti-Poverty Program and Measure O Homeless Service Programs.

Contact:  Jane Micallef, Secretary, 981-5426

 

Public Testimony:  The Mayor opened the public hearing.  47 speakers were heard.  Moved, seconded, carried (Olds/Hawley; Absent Armstrong, Breland) to close the public hearing.

 

Action:  Decision to be made at the meeting of May 8, 2001.

 

Adjournment

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:50 p.m.


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