Special Meeting eSummary
March 25, 2003

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TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2003 – 5:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way.

Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

1.      Roll Call:  5:01 p.m.; All present

2.      Special Study Session On Issues Related To Public Safety – Police And Fire And Emergency Services.

From: City Manager

Tonight’s presentation provides the City Council with a background and overview of City programs, services, priority work plan projects , and resources aimed at addressing Public Safety issues in the City.  In addition to identifying key issues for future staff/Council consideration, the series of study sessions planned though March are intended to inform the City Council’s priority setting and direction to the City Manager in the development of the FY2004 & FY2005 Proposed Budget.

a.      Fire and Emergency Services (PDF, 2 MB)  |  PowerPoint Presentation (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Contact: Reggie Garcia, Fire Chief, 981-3473

b.      Police Services (PDF, 3.3 MB)

Contact: Roy Meisner, Police, 981-5900

c.       Police Staffing Audit (CF 70-02 and CF 71-02) (PDF, 528 KB)

Contact: Roy Meisner, Police, 981-5900

Action: Presentations made.

3.      Public Comment:  5 speakers.

4.       Adjournment:   6: 48 p.m.


This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953, Teleconferencing.  Any member of the public may attend this meeting at either the Council Chambers or at the teleconference location.

Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900.