Special Meeting eSummary
May 6
, 2003

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Summary

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, May 6, 20036:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:00 p.m.; Absent - Wozniak

 

Action Calendar – Public Hearing

  1. Allocation of Funds for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and the HOME Programs, and Information on the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/General Fund (GF) Anti-Poverty Program; and the Measure O/General Fund Homeless Services Program

     

    1. From: City Manager (PDF, 6.6 MB)

      Recommendation:  Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, and no later than May 13, 2003, adopt a Resolution 1) approving proposals for funding under the Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) program; 2) authorizing the City Manager to submit the Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which includes the applications for CDBG, ESG, and Home Program Funding; 3) to execute the resultant agreements for the FY 2003-2004 CDBG and ESG funds with conditional two-year contracts for CDBG community agencies’ projects in the public services category; and 4) instituting a new invoicing/reporting process for community contracts.

      Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

       

    2. From: Housing Advisory Commission (PDF, 678 KB)

      Recommendation:  Approve the Housing Advisory Commission funding recommendations for FY 2003-2004 CDBG, ESG Program, the Homeless Prevention Program, and the Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan as contained in the City Manager’s report of May 6, 2003.

      Contact: Oscar Sung, Secretary, 981-5410

       

    3. From:  Human Welfare and Community Action Commission (PDF, 1 MB)

      Recommendation:  Approve the City Manager’s recommendations regarding funding to community agencies providing services to the poor.

      Contact:  Marianne Graham, Secretary, 981-5416

       

    4. From:  Homeless Commission (PDF, 1 MB)

      Recommendation:  Approve the City Manager’s recommendations regarding funding to community agencies providing homeless services with the following exceptions:  1) Allocate funds to the Berkeley Food and Housing Project in the amount of $479,407; 2) Allocate funds to Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) in the amount of $368,104;
      3) Allocate funds to Jobs Consortium in the amount of $19,387; and 4) Allocate funds to New Bridge in the amount of $92,992.
      Contact:  Jane Micallef, Secretary, 981-5426

       

      Public Testimony:  The Mayor opened the public hearing.  Testimony was received from individuals and representatives of various community agencies.  The Mayor closed the public hearing.  The City Council will take action on the CDBG and ESG budget at the May 13, 2003 meeting.  Action will be taken on the General Fund portion of these recommendations as part of adoption of the City’s FY 2004-2005 on June 24, 2003.

 

Supplemental Reports and Communications #1 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 1

Allocation of Funds for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and the HOME Programs, and Information on the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/General Fund (GF) Anti-Poverty Program; and the Measure O/General Fund Homeless Services Program

  1. Lynda Winslow

  2. Claude Everett

  3. Louise Marquis

  4. Jennifer Nutt

  5. Berkeley System of Care Policy Council

  6. Members of Affordable Housing Advocacy Project

  7. Sharon Hawkins Leyden, Youth Emergency Assistance Hostels

 

Supplemental Reports and Communications #2 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 1

Allocation of Funds for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and the HOME Programs, and Information on the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/General Fund (GF) Anti-Poverty Program; and the Measure O/General Fund Homeless Services Program

  1. Revised Pages to City Manager and Housing Advisory Commission Reports in CDBG/ESG Funding (PDF, 217 KB)

  2. Gina Moreland, Habitot Children’s Museum

  3. Job Consortium

 

Destruction of the John Doyle House

  1. Richard Wesell

 

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 9:59 p.m.