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SUMMARY

Special Joint Meeting

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL

BERKELEY BOARD OF EDUCATION

BERKELEY DISASTER COUNCIL

 

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2001

8:30 P.M.

City Council/School Board Chambers

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 

Roll Call:  8:40 p.m.  All present.

 

Comments From The Public:  Two speakers.

 

1.         Earthquake Preparedness

            From:  Disaster Council

Recommendation:  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.

Contact:  Reginald Garcia, Secretary, 981-5500

a)            City Manager Report

Recommendation:  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.

 

Adjournment

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:54 p.m.


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2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California  94704
Telephone (510) 981-6900; TDD (510) 981-6903; Fax (510) 981-6901
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
E-mail:
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Graphic: New Information Note: Some City buildings and services will be closed to the public on holidays and reduced services days. Access the City's Holiday and Reduced Service Days Schedule.