CITY COUNCIL MEETING
SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING
Monday, May 12, 2003 – 5:00 p.m.
2180 Milvia Street, 6TH
Floor Conference Room
Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
Roll Call: 5:02 p.m.
Present: Councilmembers Hawley, Maio, Olds, Shirek, Spring, Worthington, Wozniak, and Mayor Bates.
Absent: Councilmember Breland
Public Comment: None.
The City Council recessed into closed session to discuss each of the following matters, not necessarily in the order listed below:
1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(a):
City of Berkeley v. Reza Valiyee, et al.
Superior Court No. 737686-3
City of Berkeley v. Reza Valiyee, et al.
Superior Court No. 748526-4
John Iverson v. City of Berkeley
U.S. Department of HUD, #099511608
Mary B. Hanna v. City, Landmark Preservation, ZAB
ACSC No. 795419-9
A.C. Transit v. CalTrans
Superior Court No. 810522-0
People v. Arcadia Machine & Tool, Inc., et al.
Superior Court (SF) No. 303753
Eugene Evans, et al. v. City of Berkeley, et al.
California Supreme Court No. S11261
Hillside Drilling, Inc. v. City of Berkeley, et al.
United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit No. 02 15767
RUI One Corp., a Washington Corporation v. City of Berkeley
United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit No. 02 15762
Qwest Communications Corp. v. City of Berkeley
USDC No. C 01 0663 SI
City of L.A., et al. v. Donald Evans, Sec. of the Dept. of Comm. U.S.. Dept. Comm.
USDC-Central Dist. No. CV01 01671GAF(MCx) also USCA, 9th Cir. No. 01 55986
O’Malley, Elizabeth, et al. v. City LPC, et al.
ACSC No. 837247-5
City of Berkeley v. Reza Valiyee
ACSC No. 837667-1
Rash B. Ghosh v. ZAB
DEH No. 09-01-0540-08
Metromedia Fiber Network v. City of Berkeley
USDC No. C 01 00722 CRB
Steven Roselaren v. City of Berkeley, Planning, Environmental, Public Works
ACSC/Hayd. No. 16920
Harry K. Vernon v. City of Berkeley, State of California
ACAS No. 842999-1
Marcy Li Wong v. City of Berkeley
ACSC No. 2002 041320
Carol Rodriguez v. City of Berkeley
ACSC No. 2002 040840
Robert H. James and Beverly James v. BRSB; City; M. Estrada, et al.
ACSC No. 2002 043234
Rash B. Ghosh v. Shirley Dean, Mayor, City Council, ZAB, Zoning Dept.
ACSC No. 2002 043750
Stephen P. White v. City, Fran David, Costello, Marine Lien Sale Service
ACSC No. 2002 041813
Marie Bowman (Neighbors For Sensible Development For 2517 Sacramento Street v. City of Berkeley
ACSC No. 2002 057279
Alice Landis and Lynda Hart v. City Council of the City of Berkeley
ACSC No. 2002 057801
Berkeley Police Association v. City of Berkeley, PRC
ACSC No. 2002 057569
Wilkinson v. PRC
ACSC No. 2002 057740
Howie Muir, Julie Dininson, Douglas M. Press aka Neighbors For Responsible Development v. City, 2700 San Pablo LLC and Jubilee Restoration
ACSC No. 2002 063165
Paul Mileck v. City of Berkeley Planning Dept., Building & Safety Division
ACSC No. 2002 058695
Helix Electric Inc., v. Arntz Builders; The American Insurance Company; City of Berkeley
ACSC No. 2002 061480
Helen Julian Hawkins v. City of Berkeley, ZAB, David Bunn
ACSC No. 2002 063190
Leslie Landberg and Howie Muir v. City of Berkeley, 2471 Shattuck LLC
ACSC No. 2002 069424
Richard Schwarzmann v. City of Berkeley, et al.
ACSC No. 2001 26119
Berkeley Architectural Heritage Assoc. v. City of Berkeley, et al.
ACSC No. 2002 073739
Peter Cukor and Andrea Cukor v. City of Berkeley, City Council, et al.
ACSC No. PG 03 081846
Peter Cukor and Andrea Cukor v. All Persons Interested
ACSC No. RG 03 082744
Leslie Landberg, Howie Muir v. City of Berkeley, 2471 Shattuck LLC
ACSC No. RG 03 085104
Anthony W. Hawthorne and Patricia D. Hawthorne v. City of Berkeley, et al.
ACSC No. RG 03 089481
Bay Systems Integrators, Inc. v. Helix Electric, Inc., City of Berkeley, American Ins. Co.
ACSC No. RG 03 089440
Nemeth, Stephen v. City/Victor Hanson, Schmier Industrial Properties
ACSC No. 2002 055278
City of Berkeley v. Donald Sebanc
ACSC No. BG 03088362
2. AMICUS CASES:
United States of America v. Lakireddy Bali Reddy
USDC No. 4-00-0004 WDE
Bonanno v. Central Contra Costa Transit Authority
USCA Dist. 1, No. A 087846
Eastman Kodak v. City and Co. of San Francisco; General Motors v. City and Co. SF
Cal.Ct. App. Nos. A091910 and A091914
Cashman v. City of Cotati
USDC No. C 99 3641 WHO
Lowenstein v. City of Lafayette
USCA, 9th Cir. No. A 093590
Eastburn v. Regional Fire Protection Authority
USCA 4th Dist., Div. 2, No. CV E029463
Oak Creek Estates v. Town of Pasadena
USCA 3rd Dist. Nos. C 938577 and C 039424
Harvest Church v. City of Concord
USCA 1st Dist. No. A096604
Parnell v. Adventist Health System/West
USCA 5th Dist. (Fresno)
Chevron, USA, Inc. v. Cayetano
USCA 9th Cir.
Richmond v. Shasta Community Services District
USCA 3rd Dist. No. C 034239
U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of ATF v. City of Chicago
US Supreme Ct. No. 03-322
Wasatch Property Management v. Degrate
California Supreme Ct. No. S112386
3. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(b):
The City Council will confer with the City Attorney regarding possible litigation resulting from a claim submitted by Arntz Builder's for costs above the contract dollar ceiling for the renovation project at the Berkeley Public Library
4. REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION:
Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Worthington; Absent – Breland) to authorize the City Attorney to join in an appeal of the Court’s order granting summary judgment to firearms manufacturers and firearms trade associations in the case of People v. Arcadia Machine and Tool Company, et al., Action NO. JCCP 4095, pending in San Diego County Superior Court.
Adjournment: 6:25 p.m.