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SUMMARY

 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2002

 

Preliminary Matters

 

Roll Call:   7:11 p.m.  All present.

 

Ceremonial Matters: 

  1. Proclamation Celebrating Young Americans and Dia de los Ninos (held over to April 29, 2002)

  2. Proclamation for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  3. Proclamation for Child Care Appreciation and the Bananas organization (held over to April 29, 2002)

  4. Proclamation for Peace

    Action:  Proclamations b and d presented.  Proclamations a and c held over to meeting of April 29, 2002.

Comments from the City Manager: 

 

The Berkeley Bay Festival will be on April 27, 2002 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Berkeley Marina.  There will be many activities, including music, boats and information on exciting family outings and summer programs.  See the City’s website at www.ci.berkeley.ca.us for detailed information.

 

The Special Council meeting to discuss the Eastshore State Park Draft Plan on April 30, 2002, has been relocated to the Berkeley Community Theater, 1930 Allston Way, at 7 p.m.

 

Comments from the Public:  10 speakers.

 

Consent Calendar

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Armstrong) to adopt the Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated:

  1. Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information  (CF 75-01)  (first reading 04/16/02 –unanimous)

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of an Ordinance adding Chapter 7.26 to the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) to protect all confidential information provided by taxpayers to the City, and repealing Section 9.04.090.

    Contact:  Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

    Action:  Adopted Ordinance No. 6683–N.S.  Effective May 23, 2002.

     

  2. Lease Agreement for 1900 Addison Street  (first reading 04/16/02 –unanimous)

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a twenty-one month lease agreement and any necessary amendments with Sasha Shamzad for real property located at 1900 Addison Street, in an amount not to exceed $232,115 including monthly lease payments, operating expenses, property taxes, insurance and minor tenant improvements to house the offices of Youth Works, Police Review Commission, and other personnel and activities as may be required; and approving two additional two-year options to extend the term of the lease.

    Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

    Action:  Adopted Ordinance No. 6684–N.S.  Effective May 23, 2002.

     

  3. Amendment To Creeks Ordinance Definition Of “Creek” And Adding A Provision To Allow For The Establishment Of Fees  (CF 55-01)

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) section 1 7.08.030.A to redefine “creek” allowing the City to maintain maps reflecting the presence of such creeks for the guidance of the public and adding a provision to allow for the establishment of fees for the administration of the chapter.

    Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

    Action:  Withdrawn by the City Manager.

     

  4. Creation Of Sick And Vacation Payouts Fund

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution establishing Fund 878 as the Sick and Vacation Payouts Fund for the purpose of accounting for payouts of unused and terminal sick and vacation benefits.

    Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,518–N.S.

     

  5. Berkeley Boosters Request for An Advance of $50,000 from FY 2003 Contract Funds

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution advancing $50,000 from the FY 2003 Berkeley Boosters contract funds to bridge the gap in securing grant funds and reduce the FY 2003 contract by the same amount.

    Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,519–N.S. as revised.

     

  6. Amendment To FY 2002 Annual Appropriations Ordinance

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Annual Appropriations Ordinance No. 6635-N.S. for Fiscal Year 2002 based upon changes in funding in the amount of $3,681,796.

    Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000

    Action:  Adopted first reading of Ordinance.  Second reading scheduled for May 14, 2002.

     

  7. Savo Island Project Area Loan Agreement

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the amendment to the loan agreement between the Berkeley Redevelopment Agency and the City Retiree Medical Trust Fund in the amount of $600,000 to provide assistance to affordable housing development located in or outside the Savo Island project area and approve findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33334.2(g).

    Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,520–N.S.

     

  8. Grant:  Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance To Firefighters

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and accept a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program in the amount of $241,823 to fund program activities in Fire Operations and Firefighter Safety.

    Contract:  Reginald Garcia, Fire, 981-3473

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,521–N.S.

     

  9. Purchase Order Increase For Lincoln Pool Supplies

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Purchase Order and any amendments with Lincoln Pool Supplies for pool chemicals and equipment for a period of three years, through June 30, 2004, in an annual amount not to exceed $55,000, with approved inflationary adjustments in Fiscal Years 2003 and 2004.

    Contact:  Lisa Caronna, Parks and Waterfront, 981-6700

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,522–N.S.

     

  10. Contract: Sports Court Renovation

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to contract with Vintage Contractors, Inc. for sports court renovations at Cedar Rose Park and Strawberry Creek Park to increase amount by $58,000, for a total not to exceed $248,000 for the period ending January 10, 2003.

    Contact:  Lisa Caronna, Parks and Waterfront, 981-6700

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,523–N.S.

     

  11. Purchase Order:  Radio Equipment

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the sole source purchase of radio equipment from MCE East Bay, Apex Industry Service, Inc. for purchase of replacement parts and base station radios for various City vehicles in an amount not to exceed $151,000 for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.

    Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,524–N.S.

     

  12. Contract:  Green Building Design Assistance Services

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to waive competitive solicitation requirements and execute a contract and any amendments with the Green Resource Center (GRC) to provide green building design assistance to commercial development, to develop GRC organizational and fundraising capacity, and to develop a construction waste diversion plan, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 from April 16, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

    Contact: Weldon Rucker, City Manager, 981-7000

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,525–N.S.

     

  13. Support AB 2242 Increasing State’s Minimum Wage and Expanding Penalties for Violations

    From:  Mayor Dean

    Recommendation:  Support AB 2242 that increases the penalties for violations of the State minimum wage law and that, as now being revised, will include indexing of the State minimum wage to inflation, and request that the City Clerk notify our Sacramento legislators and lobbyist of the City’s support.  Include in this correspondence a recommendation for vastly improved enforcement measures, as discussed below.

    Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100

    Action:  Approved recommendation.

     

  14. Approve the Substitution of the Public Art Sculpture, the Peace Bell for the Previously Approved Sculpture, Millennia

    From:  Mayor Dean

    Recommendation:  Approve the substitution of the Peace Bell for the previously approved work, Millennia.

    Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100

    Action:  Approved recommendation.

     

  15. Discontinue Use by Knapp Excavators, Inc. for the Storage of Landfill in the Waterfront Area South of University Avenue Known as The Brickyard

    From:  Mayor Dean and Councilmembers Olds and Hawley

    Recommendation:  Request that the City Manager review the Use Permit of Knapp Excavators, Inc. and determine if and how the existing permit for this use can be terminated; if appropriate, write a letter to the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) requesting the discontinuance of the use by Knapp Excavators of the waterfront area south of University Avenue known as the Brickyard for landfill storage, such discontinuance to be accomplished as soon as possible.  If writing a letter to the Parks District is not the appropriate action, the Manager is requested to report to the Council on what other action it should take to terminate this use.  The Manager is requested to report back to the Council on the outcome.

    Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100; Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6; Miriam Hawley, Councilmember District 5, 981-7150

    Action:  Approved recommendation.

     

  16. Fee Waiver:  West Berkeley Market

    From:  Councilmembers Maio and Breland

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution waiving all fees including the application, sound and food sales permit fees for the West Berkeley Market’s five Sunday festivals (June 2, July 14, August 11, September 15, October 27) being sponsored by the West Berkeley Neighborhood Development Corporation (WBNDC).

    Contact:  Linda Maio, District 1, 981-7110; Margaret Breland, District 2, 981-7120

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,526–N.S.

     

  17. Fee Waiver:  Co-Sponsorship of 19th Annual Himalayan Fair

    From:  Councilmembers Maio and Hawley

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution 1) cosponsoring and waiving all fees associated with the event scheduled for May 25 to May 26 at Live Oak Park.  These fees shall include the park usage fee for Live Oak Park, the rent fee for the Live Oak Recreation Center, sound permit fees for Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. and food permit fees and 2) waiving Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 20.24.040 to permit two banners to be hung over or near Shattuck Avenue, to be placed in consultation with staff.

    Contact:  Linda Maio, District 1, 981-7110; Mim Hawley, District 5, 981-7150

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,527–N.S. revised to delete 2 above.

     

  18. Possible Discontinuation of East Bay Certified Nurse-Midwife Panel at Alta Bates Medical Center 

    From:  Mayor Dean

    Recommendation:  Ask the City Clerk to write to Warren Kirk, President and CEO of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (Alta Bates), affirming Mayor Dean’s letter of April 10, 2002, expressing its distress at the possible loss of certified nurse-midwife services in the area, and urging Alta Bates and other pertinent parties to meet to discuss ways for these services to continue.

    Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100

    Action:  Approved recommendation.

     

  19. California Renter Rights, Protections, and Housing Assistance Bills

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Support the California Renters Rights, Protection, and Housing Assistance Bills AB 2330, SB 1403, and SB 1227 and send letters to Assemblymembers Dion Arorner and Carol Migden, Senator Don Perata, Senator Kuehl, Senator Burton and Governor Gray Davis.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Approved recommendation.

     

  20. Save Our Starving Artists

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Refer to the City Manager what steps the City can take to assist these artists to continue to live in Berkeley including but not limited to: 1) provide staff advice to the artists to evaluate the feasibility of forming a co-op to purchase the building, 2)  consider creating a policy and procedure for waving requirements for seismic strengthening (if required), and 3) consider waiving requirements for timing of seismic retrofit if building purchased by resident tenants.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Removed from Consent Calendar by Councilmember Olds and held over to a Special Council meeting of April 29, 2002.

     

  21. Oppose Funding and Building of Delano II Prison

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution against the funding and building of Delano II Prison.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,528–N.S. (Abstain - Olds)

     

  22. Increase in Underrepresented Minority Student Enrollment and the Elimination of the SAT Requirement in the University of California System

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution calling for an increase in underrepresented minority student enrollment and the elimination of the SAT requirement in the University of California system.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 61,529–N.S. (Abstain – Armstrong, Olds)

     

  23. Charter Amendment To Extend Time To Redistrict After Decennial Census And Consolidating Council, Mayoral And Auditor Elections To Coincide With The Redistricting Cycles

    From:  Councilmember Dona Spring

    Recommendation:  Add an amendment to the April 16, 2002 recommendation from Mayor Dean to change the effective date of redistricting by the Council requesting that the City Manager develop a charter amendment which would allow redistricting to occurs up to two years after the decennial census if necessary; and in order to prevent bifurcation of the residents in new and future redistricting plans, align all the council district elections as well as the mayoral election in the year 2004.  This charter amendment should be placed on the Nov. 2002 ballot to be effective at the next round of redistricting.  The change would not effect the current adopted redistricting plan.

    Contact:  Dona Spring, District 4, 981-7140

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  24. Strengthening The Creeks Preservation Ordinance

    From:  Councilmember Dona Spring

    Recommendation:  Request that the City Attorney return by the first meeting in July with a finalized version of the revised Creek Preservation ordinance that will better protect our creeks to prevent any kind of development such as paving or creating driveways within 30 feet of a creek or underground creek or a culverted creek; and that the City strengthen its policy to open all underground creeks wherever possible.

    Action:  Removed from Consent Calendar by Councilmember Hawley and held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.  
     

24A.    Council Proclamation for Peace
From:  City Manager
Recommendation:
  Approve a proclamation for peace and request the City Clerk forward a copy to the United Nations.
Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100
Action:  Withdrawn by Mayor Dean.

 

Presentations

  1. Telecommunications Task Force: Findings and Recommendations

    From: City Manager

    Contact:  Roger Miller, Secretary of Telecommunications  Task Force, 981-7000

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

Action Calendar

Appeals:

  1. Landmarks Preservation Commission Appeals of Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Repair and Rehabilitation Project (to be delivered)

    a.  Appeal filed by Brandt-Hawley & Zoia, on behalf of Friends of Civic Center Park and the Art Deco Society of California on the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s decision to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and approve the Structural Alteration Permit with conditions for the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Repair and Rehabilitation Project

    Contact:  Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

    b.  Appeal filed by the City of Berkeley on the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s decision to approve the Structural Alteration Permit with conditions for the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Repair and Rehabilitation Project

    Contact:  Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

    c.  City Manager Report
    Recommendation: 
    Set a public hearing for June 18, 2002, regarding the appeals of the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Notice of Decision to certify the Final Environmental Impact Report and to approve the Structural Alteration Permit for this project and provide direction to the City Manager regarding the plan’s proposed removal of parking behind the Civic Center Building.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102

    Actions:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and scheduled a public hearing on June 18, 2002.  
     

  2. Landmarks Preservation Commission Appeal of Designation of 2004 & 2008 University Avenue

    a.  Appeal filed by Victor Touriel and Christopher J. Hudson of the Landmarks Preservation Commission decision of February 4, 2002, which designated John M. Doyle House, 2004 & 2008 University Avenue as a Structure of Merit.

    Contact:  Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

     b.  City Manager Report (to be delivered)
    Recommendation: 
    Remand the designation as a Structure of Merit to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to consider issues raised in the appeal.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102

    Actions:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean.  Adopted Resolution No. 61,530-N.S. to remand the issue back to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to conduct a public hearing.

     

  3. Landmarks Preservation Commission Appeal of Designation of 1102 Tenth Street

    a.  Appeal filed by Carl Brodsky and Susan Nabeta-Brodsky of the Landmarks Preservation Commission decision of February 4, 2002, which designated Thomas Jones House and Property, 1102 Tenth Street, as a Structure of Merit.

    Contact:  Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

    b.  City Manager Report (to be delivered)
    Recommendation: 
    Remand the designation as a Structure of Merit to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to consider the issues raised in the appeal.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102

    Actions:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Olds; Noes – Spring; Absent - Worthington) to schedule the matter for a public hearing.

     

  4. Zoning Adjustments Board Appeal of Use Permit A2354 – 959 Cragmont Avenue

    a.  Appeal filed by Melvin Honowitz of the Zoning Adjustments Board decision of January 10, 2002, which approved modification of Use Permit A2354 to create a 400 square foot addition as part of an approved Use Permit to construct a 386 square foot second dwelling unit at 959 Cragmont Avenue.

    Contact:  Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900 

    b.  City Manager Report

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution affirming the Zoning Adjustments Board’s approval of a Use Permit to construct a 400 square foot second story addition, and dismissing the appeal.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102

    c.  Communications

    1)Avi Atid

    Actions:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean.  Adopted Resolution No. 61,531-N.S. affirming the decision of the Zoning Adjustments Board and dismissing the appeal.

Priority:

  1. Funding Recommendations For The FY 2002-2003 Community Development (CDBG) Program And Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Programs

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution 1) approving the City Managers final funding recommendations and budgets for the CDBG and ESG Programs; 2) authorizing the City Manager to execute contracts with agencies receiving funding and make two-month advance payments to those agencies; 3) allocating $116,600 in Federal HOME monies to administer the HOME Program and placing $1,049,400 into the Housing Trust Fund; and 4) authorizing the City Manager to finalize and submit the attached 2002 Annual Action Plan of the 5-year Consolidated Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which includes the applications for CDBG, ESG, and HOME Program funding, and to execute the resultant agreements.

    Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

    a.  Funding Recommendations For The FY 2002-2003 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program And Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Program

    From:  Housing Advisory Commission

    Recommendation:  Approve the Housing Advisory Commission (HAC) funding recommendations for the FY 2002-2003 CDBG and ESG Program as contained in Exhibit 1 of the resolution contained in the City Manager’s Council report on the same subject.

    Contact:  Oscar Sung, Secretary, 981-5410

     

    Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Shirek) to adopt Resolution No. 61,532–N.S. approving the City Manager’s and Commission’s recommendations as amended by Councilmember Maio to include:  1) Support for the City Manager’s funding recommendations; 2) Support the City Manager’s plan to fund A Better Way immediately due to their scheduling requirements; and 3) Refer the issue of the funding of Adelante/Multicultural Institute to the Housing Advisory Commission and make a recommendation to Council.

     

    Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Shirek; Noes – Armstrong; Olds) to express Council’s intent to establish a $10 Rental Housing Safety inspection fee to enable funding of the second-tier projects.

Old Business:

  1. Parking Enforcement – Citation Authority Amendments  (Held over by Maio from 2/19/02, 2/26/02, 3/12/02 and 03/19/02)

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:    Adopt an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) sections 6.24, 14.36, 14.40, 14.44, 14.52, and 14.64 relating to parking and stopping of vehicles to permit multiple citations, issuing citations at inoperable meters and correcting the parking meter fee rates.

    Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000, D.E. Butler, Police, 981-5700, and Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

    a.  From Councilmember Maio

    Recommendation:  Forward to the City Manager the following recommendations: 1) beginning immediately, insert a description of the pending changes into all citations for parking at broken meters beyond the official time limit, including the rationale for the new policy; 2) implement a “grace period” of several weeks before initiating enforcement; 3) consider implementing stepped up enforcement on Durant and Bancroft (pilot area) and studying its efficacy before removing the meters entirely; and 4) provide a brief description to Council of the outreach and communications effort, one that we can use in replying to constituents.

    Contact:  Linda Maio, District 1, 981-7110

    b.  From Mayor Dean

    Recommendation:  Request that a notice, such as a decal, be placed on parking meters that alerts drivers to the fact that time restrictions will be enforced whether or not the meter is functioning and that multiple tickets are possible.

    Action:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and adopted first reading of the Ordinance including the recommendation of Councilmember Maio and Mayor Dean.  Second reading scheduled for May 14, 2002.

     

  2. Consider a Citywide 20 MPH Speed Limit in Residential Areas  (Held over by Olds from 3/12/02 and 03/19/02)

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Refer to the Transportation Commission consideration of a citywide 20 MPH speed limit in residential areas.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  3. Proclamation Honoring Student Commissioners Day  (Held over by Olds from 3/12/02 and 03/19/02)

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Support the proclamation honoring Student Commissioners Day.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Breland; Noes – Olds; Abstain – Armstrong, Hawley, Dean) to approve the recommendation and present a proclamation on May 14, 2002.

     

  4. General Plan (Held over from 03/19/2002)

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution adopting the draft General Plan Introduction, Disaster Preparedness and Safety Element, Open Space and Recreation Element, Environmental Management Element, Economic Development and Employment Element, Urban Design and Preservation Element, Citizen Participation Element, and Implementation Element as amended by Attachments B1 and B2.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102

    Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Spring; Abstain- Armstrong) to adopt Resolution No. 61,533–N.S. adopting the draft General Plan elements as amended by Attachments B1 and B2 and additional amendments regarding urban design, creeks, the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act.

     

  5. Campaign Finance Reform Through Public Finance of 2002 Berkeley Elections   (Held over by Armstrong from 03/19/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  That Council indicate our intention to implement campaign finance reform through partial matching fund public financing of the City of Berkeley elections this November, and request the City Manager to have attorneys review proposals for Berkeley campaign finance reform.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  6. Students Voicing Opportunity and Increasing Commission Equity  (Held over by Hawley from 03/19/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution proposed by students titled “Students Voicing Opportunity and Increasing Commission Equity” in City of Berkeley Boards and Commissions.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:   Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Breland; Noes – Olds, Shirek; Abstain – Armstrong, Hawley) to adopt Resolution No. 61,534–N.S.

     

  7. Relocation of Kenney Cottage to the Marina  (Held over from 03/19/02)

    From:  Landmarks and Preservation Commission

    Recommendation:  Budget up to $10,000 to allow the Kenney Cottage to be moved from a temporary storage location at the Marina or other suitable location to a site for future use of the building.

    Contact:  Greg Powell, Secretary, 705-8114

    a.  City Manager

    Recommendation:   Do not approve any funds for relocation of Kenney Cottage to City property since taking on this project will require a substantial financial commitment to rehabilitate the cottage.  Funds are not available for the project.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102;  Lisa Caronna, Parks and Waterfront, 981-6700

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  8. Transfer of AT&T Cable Franchise to AT&T Comcast Corporation  (Held over by Armstrong from 03/19/02)

    From:  City Manager

    Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Deputy City Manager, 981-7000

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  9. Right Of Entry To Inspect  (Held over by Dean from 04/16/2002)

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 1.16.010 to eliminate the requirement that inspectors must provide 24 hours’ written notice of their intention to inspect to an owner/occupant to make it consistent with current law and practice.

    Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

    Action:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean to adopt first reading of Ordinance.  Second reading scheduled for May 14, 2002.

     

  10. Charter Amendment Changing the Effective Date of Redistricting  (Held over by Maio from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Mayor Dean

    Recommendation:  Request the City Manager develop a charter amendment which would provide for redistricting two years after the decennial Census, with elections from the new districts to be held a the next general election following this revised redistricting process.  This amendment should be placed on the November 2002 ballot to be effective at the next round of redistricting.  The change would not effect current redistricting.

    Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  11. Willard Neighborhood Safe Routes to School Grant Implementation  (Held over by Armstrong from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Refer to the City Manager to establish an inclusive community process to finalize plans for the Willard Neighborhood Safe Routes to School grant implementation and the effects on the neighborhood, traffic, bike route and safety.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  12. Location of the New Alameda County Juvenile Justice Facility and Funding for Supportive Programs for Families and Youth  (Held over by Hawley from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmembers Maio, Shirek, and Hawley

    Recommendation:  Urge Alameda County to locate the new Juvenile Justice facility in northern Alameda County and to emphasize supportive programs for youth who are incarcerated and their families.  Also urge the County to base the number of beds needed on sound research and the demonstrated success of supportive and diversionary programs in other counties.

    Contact:  Linda Maio, District 1, 981-7110; Maudelle Shirek, District 3, 981-7130, Mim Hawley, District 5, 981-7150

    aFrom:  Councilmember Maio

    Recommendation:  1) Oppose the current plan for the new Juvenile Justice Facility and urge Alameda County to locate the new facility in northern Alameda County and to emphasize supportive programs for youth who are incarcerated and their families; and 2)  Urge the County to reconsider its size and base the number of beds needed on sound research and the demonstrated success of supportive and diversionary programs in other counties.

    Contact:  Linda Maio, District 1, 981-7110

    Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland) to approve Recommendation 1 as proposed by Councilmember Maio (42a).

     

    Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Noes – Hawley, Olds; Abstain - Armstrong) to approve Recommendation 2 as proposed by Councilmember Maio (42a), and further amended by Mayor Dean, to commend Supervisor’s Carson and Miley for their consistent support for their approach on the divergence of programs and urging them to continue their review of these programs.

     

  13. Vandalized Berkeley Hillel and Other Incidents Aimed at the Jewish Community  (Held over by Armstrong from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Follow up on our designation of Berkeley as a hate free zone by bringing together representatives of different groups and individuals that have been the target of hate actions in Berkeley, in a city sponsored public event embracing all the affected communities.

    Contact:  Kriss Worthington, District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  14. Assisting Afghan Victims of the Devastating Earthquakes  (Held over by Breland from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Spring

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution granting $3000 to assist the Afghanistan victims of the devastating earthquakes; and request the City Manager to give City employees information on this opportunity to donate to the relief efforts.

    Contact:  Dona Spring, District 4, 981-7140

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  15. Anti-Graffiti Ordinance  (Held over by Olds from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Hawley

    Recommendation:  Request that the City Manager draft an Ordinance that will enable the City to establish an effective graffiti abatement program for both private and public properties.

    Contact:  Miriam Hawley, District 5,  981-7150

    Action:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and approved recommendation.
     

  16. Prompt Removal of Hate Graffiti  (Held over by Olds from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Mayor Dean and Councilmember Olds

    Recommendation:  Establish and enforce a policy that all hate graffiti reported to any City department by any source will be removed within 24 hours when the hate graffiti is on public property; when hate graffiti is on private property, it shall be removed as soon as possible, with a goal of removed within 24 hours.

    Contact:  Shirley Dean, Mayor, 981-7100, Betty Olds, District 6, 981-7160

    Action:  Approved recommendation as revised by Mayor Dean and Councilmember Olds as shown above, and further amended by Councilmember Worthington to direct staff to document before removing the graffiti.

     

  17. Support for New Auto Related Uses on University Avenue Contingent on a Public Hearing  (Held over by Hawley from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Spring

    Recommendation:  Support allowing new auto related uses on University Avenue with the requirement that all new auto related uses are subject to a public hearing before approval or disapproval.

    Contact:  Dona Spring, District 4, 981-7140

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  18. Policy on Zoning Project Notices  (Held over by Armstrong from 04/16/2002)

    From:  Councilmember Spring

    Recommendation:  Adopt a policy that the Zoning Officer include, as a matter of course in both the notice and the summary that appear on Zoning Adjustments Board agendas: 1) the total lot-size of the project site, in square feet; 2) the number of affordable units, and the depth of their affordability, as well as a brief reference to how that number accords with the requirements of the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Title 23, section 23C.12.030; 3) the total number of dwelling units in the project, or square feet of gross floor area for non-residential projects; 4) the maximum residential density for the project-site; 5) the total square footage of any commercial or other non-residential area of the project; 6) the total number of floors of the project; and 7) the average and maximum height of the project.

    Contact:  Dona Spring, District 4, 981-7140

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

New Business:

  1. Predatory Home Lending Practices

    From:  Housing Advisory Commission

    Recommendation:  Direct staff to research the issue of predatory lending and explore the feasibility of developing legislative action and/or an educational strategy to curb predatory lending practices.

    a.  City Manager

    Recommendation:  The City Manager concurs with the Housing Authority Advisory Commission’s recommendation on the condition that the state superior court adjudicates in favor of the City of Oakland in the court action challenging Oakland’s Predatory Home Lending Ordinance.

    Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

    Action:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and approved the City Manager’s recommendation.

     

  2. Crisis In The Middle East

    From:  Peace and Justice Commission
    Recommendation:
      Adopt a Resolution 1) establishing a policy for the City of Berkeley prohibiting contracts for personal services and financial investments with those who do business in or with Israel and Palestine, and prohibiting the purchase of commodities produced in Israel and Palestine or provided by those who do business in or with Israel and Palestine until the United Nations declares that peace has been restored; 2) supporting the use of international peacekeeping forces to protect all civilians, health workers, and media workers in Palestine and Israel; 3) opposing all violations of law by the governments of Israel and Palestine, including the law of the Nuremberg Principles, the United Nations Charter, the Geneva Convention, and all human rights treaties; 4) calling for hearings in the United States Senate and House under the United States Foreign Assistance Act as to whether the government of Israel or Palestine “engages in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights,” making it ineligible for any United States “security assistance” without a waiver; 5) supporting all efforts by individuals and groups toward a just peace in Israel and Palestine, including the recommendation of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Social Justice Committee to wear armbands for peace; 6) opposing the sale of any United States weapons to foreign entities to be used against civilians; and 7) send copies this Resolution to Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Representative Barbara Lee, and the United Nations Human Rights Commission.

    Contact:  Manuel Hector, Secretary, 981-5110

    a.  From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  The City of Berkeley has a long history of supporting nonviolent resolutions to conflicts, and I concur with the Commission’s recommendations seeking a peaceful resolution to the current crisis in the Middle East.  I request that no action be taken on Recommendations 1, 4, 6 and 7 as there has been insufficient time to consider the implications of these recommendations.  Staff will analyze these measures and submit a report for Council consideration at the meeting of May 28, 2002.

    Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

    Action:   Moved, seconded, failed (Hawley/Maio; Noes – Breland, Olds, Worthington; Abstain – Armstrong, Dean) to approve Recommendations 2 and 7 and to approve Recommendations 3, 5 and 6 as amended above.

     

  3. Interim Controls On Office Development In The MU-LI (Mixed Use-Light Industrial) District  (to be delivered)

    From:  The Planning Commission

    Recommendation:  Adopt an Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance (BMC Title 23E.80.030) to prohibit for one year: (1) the conversions of existing building space from any other use to office; and (2) the development of new office uses (excluding ancillary office uses) in the mixed-use light industrial (MU-LI) zoning district.  That the City Council revise its June 12, 2001 recommendation regarding interim controls on office development in the MU-LI to replace the terms “Green Economy” and “Green Business” with “Green Light Industry.”

    Contact:  Steve Solomon, Secretary, 705-8315

    a.  From:  City Manager  (to be delivered)

    Recommendation:  That the City Council:  1) not adopt a moratorium on office conversion and development in the MU/LI district at this time; and 2) do not adopt an amendment altering the definition of office use for the MU-LI district; and 3) direct Staff to track applications and permitting activity in West Berkeley and report on a regular basis to the Council, Planning Commission and Zoning Adjustments Board; and 4) direct Staff to report to the Planning Commission on the mechanisms for tracking the use of space for artists and artisans within the context of existing Ordinance requirements.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.
     

  4. U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Raids of Bay Area Medical Marijuana Facilities

    From:  Police Review Commission

    Recommendation:  That Council: 1) ask the City Manager to direct the Police Department not to cooperate with U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency investigations of or actions taken against medical marijuana clubs operating in the City in accordance with California state law and City ordinances; 2) issue a public statement supporting the law enforcement officials in San Francisco who have publicly stated that their job is to enforce the laws of the State of California approving the use of medical marijuana; 3) endorse HR 2592, a bill authored by Representative Barney Frank (D-Mass), “The States’ Rights to Medical Marijuana Act” (attached); and 4) send letters detailing this action to Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Representative Barbara Lee, Attorney General John Ashcroft, and DEA Administrator Asa Hutchinson.

    Contact:  Barbara Attard, Secretary, 644-6716

    a.  From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Do not support the Police Review Commission request 1) to direct the Berkeley Police Department not to cooperate with U.S. DEA investigations of or actions against medical marijuana clubs operating in the City of Berkeley in accordance with California state law and Berkeley City ordinances; and 2) issue a public statement supporting the law enforcement officials in San Francisco who have publicly stated that their job is to enforce the laws of the State of California approving the use of medical marijuana. 

    Support the request to 3) endorse HR 2592, a bill authored by Representative Barney Frank (D-Mass), “The States Rights Medical Marijuana Act” (attached); and 4) send letters detailing this action to Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Representative Barbara Lee, Attorney General John Ashcroft, and DEA Administrator Asa Hutchinson.

    Contact:  D.E. Butler, Police, 981-5700

    Action:  Moved to Consent Calendar by Mayor Dean and approved the Commission’s recommendation.

     

  5. Support For Ed Rosenthal

    From:  Police Review Commission
    Recommendation:
      1) Request the City Manager ask the City Attorney to file an amicus brief in support of Ed Rosenthal, who was arrested by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and offer assistance to his legal defense; 2) Request the City Manager prepare a letter in support of Mr. Rosenthal; and 3) Send letters detailing this action to Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Representative Barbara Lee, Attorney General John Ashcroft, and DEA Administrator Asa Hutchinson.

    Contact:  Barbara Attard, Secretary, 644-6716

    a.  From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  The City Manager recommends against adopting the Police Review Commission’s request to have the City Attorney “file and amicus brief” in the federal criminal prosecution of Ed Rosenthal and to write letters in this regard.

    Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950, D.E. Butler, Police, 981-5700

    Action:  Held over to a Special Council meeting on April 29, 2002.

     

  6. Designation Of A Transportation-Related Project To Be Financed With The City’s Housing Incentive Program Award

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution designating a project to create a pedestrian and bicycle path on the Santa Fe Right-Of-Way (SFROW) between Strawberry Creek Park and Delaware Street, including a mid-block pedestrian-activated stop light on University Avenue, as the City’s priority for expenditure of its $1 million Housing Incentive Program (HIP) award, with allocation of funds to the SFROW to be conditioned on the Berkeley Montessori School granting public access through its property at 1310 University Avenue.

    Contact:  Carol Barrett, Planning and Development, 705-8102, Lisa Caronna, Parks and Waterfront, 981-6700, Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7000

    a.  From:  Parks and Recreation Commission

    Recommendation:  If the Berkeley Montessori School is willing to grant a public right-of-way, allocate the Housing Incentive Program Grant award to the proposed pedestrian and bicycle path on the Santa Fe Right-of-Way.

    Contact:  Jay Kelekian, Secretary, 981-6707

    Action:    Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland; Abstain – Hawley) to adopt Resolution No. 61,535-N.S. approving the recommendations of the City Manager and the Parks and Recreation Commission and to also include the following action items:

    a) Proceed with design of a bicycle-pedestrian trail on the Santa Fe ROW; b) Direct that a gate will be installed at the location of University Avenue (north side) and the ROW that will be locked at night (at times yet to be determined) until safety issues can be adequately assessed and addressed, and that the neighbors and other stakeholders will be involved in these decisions;  c) Consider a sale or lease of a portion of the block between University and Berkeley Way after the community design process is completed and a recommendation from the process is presented to Council; d) Request that the Police Department be involved in the design process, that the department develop meaningful crime statistics and determine what extra services would be needed for the ROW in concert with the surrounding community and users, and present these recommendations to Council; and e) direct staff to begin negotiations with Berkeley Montessori School on terms of access for public use of the trail through its property north of University.

Information Reports

  1. Status of Disaster Preparedness Program

    From:  Disaster Council

    Contract:  Reginald Garcia, Fire, 981-3473

    Action:  Received and Filed.

     

  2. In-House Training Program

    From:  City Manager

    Contact:  Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

    Action:  Received and Filed.

     

  3. EBMUD Public Power Prefeasibility Report

    From:  City Manager

    Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

    Action:  Received and Filed.

     

  4. Rental Housing Safety Program (RHSP) Update

    From:  City Manager

    Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

    Action:  Received and Filed.
     

  5. Gun Legislation   (CF 03-02)

    From:  City Manager

    Contact:  D.E. Butler, Police, 981-5700

    Action:  Received and Filed.

Communications

Action: The following communications were read, noted, and filed, unless otherwise noted:

  1. Regarding the General Plan

    1. Edna F. Todd

    2. Howie Muir

    3. Merrilie Mitchell

     

  2. Jean Tepperman, regarding 2517 Sacramento Street  Breland, Dean

     

  3. Jason Meggs, regarding Telegraph and Russell intersection

     

  4. Juliet Lamont and Lisa Viani, regarding Codornices Creek

     

  5. Susan K. Springborg, American Soils Property  Breland, Dean

     

  6. Regarding 2323 Glen Avenue

    1. Mary Ann Brewin

    2. Juliet Lamont and Phil Price

     

  7. Regarding West Berkeley moratorium

    1. Doug Herst

    2. Alfa Parts

    3. Sandy Simon

    4. Michael Goldin

    5. Zack Pretti

    SUPPLEMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS AND AGENDA REPORTS

     

    Item 3         Amendment to Creeks Ordinance Definition of “Creek” and Adding a Provision to Allow for the Establishment of Fees

  8. Christopher Kroll

  9. Alan Gould

  10. Carol Thornton

  11. Diane Tokugawa

  12. Juliet Lamont and Phil Price
     

    Item 5         Berkeley Booster Request for an Advance of $50,000 from FY 2003 Contract

  13. Revised resolution from the City Manager’s Department  Breland, Dean
     

    Item 25       Telecommunications Task Force:  Findings and Recommendations

  14. Jim Hultman
     

    Item 27        Landmarks Preservation Commission Appeal of Designation of 2004 & 2008 University Avenue

  15. Chris Hudson  Breland, Dean

  16. Victor Touriel  Breland, Dean

  17. Patrick Kennedy  Breland, Dean
     

    Item 28        Landmarks Preservation Commission Appeal of Designation of 1102 Tenth Street

  18. Daniel F. Reidy  Breland, Dean
     

    Item 31         Parking Enforcement – Citation Authority Amendments

  19. Amendment submitted by Mayor Dean  Breland, Dean
     

    Item 32        Consider a Citywide 20 MPH Speed Limit in Residential Areas

  20. Amendment submitted by Mayor Dean
     

    Item 54       Designation of a Transportation-Related Project to be Financed with the City’s Housing Incentive Program Award

  21. David Marcus

  22. Judy Massarano

  23. Laroilyn Davis

  24. Turi and Scott Adams

  25. Patricia T. Smith

  26. Vali Sorell

  27. Kenneth D. Schnur

  28. Susan Sheftel

  29. Susan Schley

  30. Susan Felix

  31. Joe Meresman

  32. Florence Lewis

  33. Joseph Meresman
     

    Item 41       Willard Neighborhood Safe Routes to School Grant Implementation

  34. Dana Harrison

  35. Petition regarding traffic safety on the Russell Street corridor
     

    Item 48         Policy on Zoning Project Notices

  36. Revised item submitted by Councilmember Spring

  37. Howie Muir
     

    Item 50         Crisis in the Middle East

  38. News articles submitted by Councilmember Spring

  39. Judith Deutsch (2 letters)

  40. Michael Yonchenko

  41. Noah Alper

  42. Judith Kramer

  43. Ron Bortree

  44. Candace Wiesz

  45. Dave Love (2 letters)

  46. James Hart

  47. Joan Ominsky

  48. Michael Nitzahn

  49. Shimon Rojany

  50. Yoni Baciu

  51. Bobbi and Steve Sachs

  52. Irving Abramowitz

  53. Aliza Shapiro

  54. Anee Zalkind

  55. Art Altman

  56. Rabbi Alyjah Navy

  57. Barbara and Jack Ross

  58. Bruce Winkelman

  59. A Marin neighbor

  60. Cindy Ullman (2 letters)

  61. Rabbi H. David Teitelbaum

  62. Elliot Lepler

  63. Elana Gutman Katyal

  64. Elisabeth Kashner

  65. Emily Klein

  66. Eugene Voskoboynikov

  67. Gil Maoz

  68. Dana Ullman

  69. Irina Beylin

  70. Jason Matlof

  71. Jeffrey Ullman

  72. William and Sandra Baron

  73. Ealon Loelson

  74. Elisabeth Kashner

  75. Inna Shinkarsky

  76. Julie Gray

  77. Kenton Kraus

  78. Michael Ross (2 letters)

  79. Ory Sandel

  80. Shlomo Rosenfeld

  81. Sue Parker

  82. Wendy Kaufmyn

  83. Simon Guendelman

  84. Stefanie C. Guynn

  85. Aaron Siri

  86. Joseph Eli Subotnik

  87. Joseph Wahed

  88. Joseph D. Spector

  89. Joshua Polston

  90. Julie Kennedy

  91. Ken Kramarz

  92. Lynn Reichman

  93. Turi Adams

  94. Mark Schickman

  95. Michael Martinovsky

  96. Ehud Greenspan

  97. Michael Wenocur

  98. Bernard Belkin

  99. Michelle Suffian

  100. Dr. Avram Davis

  101. Myra Gabbay

  102. Nina Wouk

  103. Noemi Levine

  104. Margaret Sandel

  105. Jon S. Levinson

  106. Pamela Derish

  107. Patrick Gordis

  108. Peter Gabbay

  109. Rita Wilson

  110. Rachel Schorr

  111. Bill Kennedy Kedem

  112. James Sinkinson

  113. Micah Scheinberg

  114. Scott Abramson

  115. Spencer Klein

  116. Stanley Berger

  117. Steve Mazer

  118. Susan Knoll (2 letters)

  119. Susan Mills

  120. Tomm Friend

  121. Wilma Van Schelven

  122. Yamit Pearlman

  123. Joanne Greene
     

    Item 51        Interim Controls On Office Development in the MU-LI (Mixed Use-Light Industrial) District

  124. Peter Walker

  125. John DeClercq

  126. Rod Howard

  127. George R. Martin

  128. John Norheim

  129. Glenn Kunishige

  130. Dennis Stevens
     

    Item 54       Designation of a Transportation-Related Project to be Financed with the City’s Housing Incentive Program Award

  131. Merrilie Mitchell

  132. Debby Graudenz
     

    Item 46         Prompt Removal of Hate Graffiti

  133. Revised item from Mayor Dean and Councilmember Olds
     

    Item 50         Crisis in the Middle East

  134. Norm Garr

  135. Anna Muchnik

  136. Daphne Albert

  137. Erez Batat

  138. Michael Feeley

  139. Harry Rubin

  140. Karin Geldfeld

  141. Lori Meyers

  142. Rhea Zaks

  143. Rina Shur

  144. Susan Rothblatt

  145. Rabbi Reuven Taff

  146. Sam Gelfand

  147. Zena Vexler

  148. Hilla Abel

  149. Edward Gipstein

  150. Boris Kletser

  151. Gil Friend

  152. Elizabeth Schainbaum

  153. Susan Rothblatt

  154. Aaron Siri

  155. Jake Berliner

  156. Robert Feldman

  157. Leslie Kane

  158. Ilana Soyferman

  159. Doug Freifeld

  160. Deborah Wenocur

  161. Cynthia Servetnick

  162. Barbara Shufro

  163. Caroline Lehman

  164. Daniel Schifrin

  165. Michael Cohen

  166. E. Grassetti
     

    Item 51        Interim Controls On Office Development in the MU-LI (Mixed Use-Light Industrial) District

  167. Rachel Rupert, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce

  168. Homer Colvin, Jr.
     

    Item 34         General Plan

  169. Wenday Alfsen
     

    Item 41       Willard Neighborhood Safe Routes to School Grant Implementation

  170. Martha Cain

  171. Pat Saddler
     

    Item 50         Crisis in the Middle East

  172. Steve Freedkin

  173. Robert Stein

  174. Shelli Oreck

  175. Robert Brandfon

  176. Rivka Shenhav

  177. Nadia Shkolnikov

  178. Steven Lee

  179. lbokarius@attbi.com

  180. emlevy@uclink4.berkeley.edu

  181. Bezalel Bornstein

  182. Bud Rubin

  183. Mfx92@aol.com

  184. sorgil1@hotmail.com

  185. Chamelion42@aol.com

  186. erniemr@webtv.net
     

    Item 54       Designation of a Transportation-Related Project to be Financed with the City’s Housing Incentive Program Award

  187. Ronald Hoffman

Adjournment

 

Actions:  Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Worthington) to suspend Council Rules to extend the meeting to complete specific agenda items.

 

Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Breland) to adjourn the meeting to an adjourned regular meeting for Monday, April 20, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber to complete the remainder of the items on the agenda.

 

Adjourned at 11:31 p.m.


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