BERKELEY BOARD OF EDUCATION
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2001
Council/School Board Chambers
Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Call: 8:40 p.m.
From The Public:
From: Disaster Council
a) Form a partnership with Berkeley Unified School District for
disaster preparedness, with focus on the following three areas:
curriculum, containers/supplies, and planning/training; b) Hire a
full-time planner/organizer to work on strategic planning and
implementation of care and shelter issues, and test elements of the
Cityís shelter plan; c) Hire a neighborhood coordinator, a full-time
trainer, and office support staff to expand outreach and coordination of
the CERT program to target neglected areas of the City; d) Include larger
neighborhood associations in disaster planning, and organize follow-up
drills, exercises, and other projects (such as collecting and storing
medical supplies, food, tools, etc.) for these groups; and e) Charge the
Disaster Council with the oversight of Measure Q.
Reginald Garcia, Secretary, 981-5500
City Manager Report
The recommendations contained in this report affect budget and/or
other programs. Please refer
to the budget process.
Contact: Reginald Garcia, Fire Chief, 981-5500
Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Armstrong) to approve the City Managerís recommendation and to also to refer the matter to the 2x2 Committee.
The meeting adjourned at 9:54 p.m.