Regular Meeting eSummary
June 24
, 2003

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SUMMARY

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, June 24, 20037:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 7:00 p.m. All present.

Ceremonial Matters: 

  1. Saluting Youth Commissioners

  2. Honoring Charlie Betcher for his Community Service

  3. Recognizing Police Officer Todd Saben for his investigative work in breaking a large Identify Theft Ring

  4. Declaring June 23 –June 29, 2003 Amateur Radio Week

  5. Honoring Bill Ivie for his efforts in converting the City’s diesel fleet to a Biodiesel Fleet

Comments from the City Manager: 

  1. The Berkeley Marina is hosting an annual July 4th Celebration on Friday, July 4th beginning at 11:00 a.m. with various activities, food and music.  Fireworks will commence at 9:15 p.m. There will be no personal fireworks or alcohol permitted.

  2. As fire season begins, vegetation removal and precautionary fire hazard management is encouraged.

Comments from Councilmember Worthington:

  1. Memorial services for Kevin Lee Freeman will be held on June 28, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at 1924 Cedar Street.

Comments from the Public:  11 speakers.

Consent Calendar

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

1.      Needle Exchange (PDF, 163 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution reviewing and confirming the continued existence of a local emergency with regard to HIV transmission from use of HIV-Infected Needles among injection drug users, and authorizing the local health officer to take steps to enable the operation of Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution.

Contact: Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,105 – N.S. (PDF, 98 KB)

2.      Settlement Agreement: Frances Hoze v. City of Berkeley (PDF, 150 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution approving the settlement of the Alameda County Superior Court Action No. 2002 064917 entitled Frances Hoze v. City of Berkeley in the amount of $35,000.

Contact: Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,106 – N.S. (PDF, 67 KB)

3.      Contract: Banking Services (PDF, 265 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the contract with Bank of the West for an additional 7 months or execute a new contract, if necessary, to provide banking services for the City of Berkeley until January 31, 2004 and increasing the amount by $59,500 for a total not exceed $279,500.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,107 – N.S. (PDF, 65 KB)

4.      Contract: Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution (PDF, 244 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with the Needle Exchange Emergency Distribution for HIV prevention syringe exchange services to increase the amount by $52,000 for a total not to exceed $104,000; and to extend the period to June 30, 2004.

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

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,108 – N.S. (PDF, 86 KB)

5.      Contract: HIV Laboratory Services (PDF, 275 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute amendments to the contracts with UNILAB and the Alameda County Public Health Laboratory to perform the HIV screening laboratory services to increase the amounts by $44,000 and $35,000, respectively, for a total not to exceed $284,500 [UNILAB ($176,000) and Alameda County Public Health Laboratory ($108,500)]; and to extend the term to June 30, 2004.

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

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,109 – N.S. (PDF, 103 KB)

6.      Contract: HIV Prevention and Education Services (PDF, 280 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute contract amendments with the California Prevention and Education Project, Pacific Center for Human Growth, and Women’s Daytime Drop-in Center for HIV prevention and education services to increase the amounts by $23,500, $31,500, and $24,900, respectively, for a total not to exceed $151,800 [California Prevention and Education Project ($47,000), Pacific Center for Human Growth ($55,000), and Women’s Daytime Drop-in Center ($49,800)]; and to extend the term to June 30, 2004.

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

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,110 – N.S. (PDF, 130 KB)

7.      Contract: Transitional Housing (PDF, 353 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute amendments to the contract with the Avondale Hotel for the provision of rent subsidies for transitional housing for individuals who are homeless and mentally disabled to increase the amount by $10,000 for a total not to exceed $50,000; and to extend the period to June 30, 2004.

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

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,111 – N.S. (PDF, 94 KB)

8.      Contract: Community Services and Development Block Grant (PDF, 203 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) contract for a total not to exceed $175,776 for the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003 and to execute any resultant agreements and amendments to provide low-income services.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,112 – N.S. (PDF, 67 KB)

9.      Contract: Shelter Plus Care (PDF, 783 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $250,272 and any amendments with Resources for Community Development as Sponsor under the Shelter Plus Care Program for the period of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,113 – N.S. (PDF, 599 KB)

10.  Grant and Contracts: Shelter Plus Care Supportive Housing (PDF, 332 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to 1) accept a grant renewal award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of $1,745,160 for tenant-based rental assistance for the Shelter Plus Care Supportive Housing Program for the period beginning May 24, 2003 through May 23, 2004; and 2) execute contracts and any amendments totaling $59,048, with the following community-based agencies: Berkeley Food and Housing Project ($16,000); Bonita House, Inc. ($3,000); Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) ($16,000); Coalition for Alternatives in Mental Health ($3,000); Homeless Action Center ($10,048); Jobs for the Homeless Consortium ($3,000); Lifelong Medical Care ($5,000); and Women’s Daytime Drop-in Center ($3,000); and renew such community agency contracts annually.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,114 – N.S. (PDF, 107 KB)

11.  Deferred Compensation Plan  (PDF, 2 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt the first reading of an Ordinance readopting the Deferred Compensation Plan to make technical changes to bring the plan into compliance with the Internal Revenue Code and other Federal laws, rules and regulations and rescinding Ordinance No. 5629-N.S. and all its amendments.

Contact: Nicki Spillane, Human Resources, 981-6800

Action:  Adopted first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

12.  Lease Agreement: Waterski Club (PDF, 4 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement and any amendments with the Berkeley Waterski Club, Inc. to use City property at 2821 West Bolivar Drive in Aquatic Park for an estimated amount of $44,500 for ten years.

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

Action:  Adopted first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

13.  Lease Agreement: Rowing Club (PDF, 4 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement and any amendments with the Berkeley Rowing Club, Inc. for City property located at 2851 West Bolivar Drive in Aquatic Park for an estimated amount of $44,500 for ten years.

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

Action:  Adopted first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

14.  License Agreement: Bait Shop  (PDF, 1 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a license agreement and any amendments with Dennis Deaver to use City property at 225 University Avenue on the Berkeley Marina to operate the bait shop known as the Berkeley Marina Sports Center until December 31, 2003.

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

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,115 – N.S. (PDF, 2 MB)

15.  Contract: Crosswalk Light System Project at Ashby/Piedmont (PDF, 515 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) approving plans and specifications for the Crosswalk Light System Project at Ashby/Piedmont; 2) accepting the bid of Columbia Electric; and 3) authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments, in an amount not to exceed $39,600, for the period of 30 calendar days.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300 and Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7000

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,116 – N.S. (PDF, 95 KB)

16.  Contract: Poetry Panel Installation (PDF, 424 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) approving specifications for the Poetry Panel Installation Project; 2) accepting the bid of Berkeley Cement Inc.; and 3) authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments in an amount not to exceed $50,000, for the period of 30 calendar days.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,117 – N.S. (PDF, 92 KB)

17.  Purchase: New Paving Equipment (PDF, 256 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the purchase of one Skid Loader with attachments and authorizing a purchase order to Peterson Tractor Company not to exceed $60,000.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,118 – N.S. (PDF, 82 KB)

18.  Purchase Order: Parking Meter Parts (PDF, 192 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution increasing purchase orders with Duncan Industries for parking meter replacement parts by $146,000 in an amount not to exceed $180,000 for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,119 – N.S. (PDF, 68 KB)

19.  Five-Ton Truck Prohibition on Various Streets (PDF, 627 KB) (CF 155-00)  

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 14.56.050 of the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) prohibiting use of certain streets by vehicles exceeding 5 ton gross weight.

Contact: Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7000

Action:  Adopted first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

20.  Traffic Mitigation Measures Related to the Public Safety Building Parking Lot (PDF, 949 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt three Resolutions reverting temporary traffic and parking controls to original conditions existing prior to Public Safety Building construction by a) rescinding Resolution No. 59,396-N.S and amending Resolution No. 56,507-N.S. reverting McKinley Avenue between Allston Way and Addison Street to two-way traffic; b) amending Resolution 56,505-N.S. reverting diagonal parking on the east side of McKinley between Allston and Addison to parallel parking; c) amending Resolution No. 56,508-N.S. i) converting the Police and Fire preferential parking on McKinley Avenue to residential permit parking; ii) creating 5 permanent preferential parking spaces for the Berkeley-Albany Municipal Court on the west side of Martin Luther King, Jr. Way between Addison Street and 125 feet south of Addison Street; iii) creating residential permit parking on the south side of Addison Street between Martin Luther King, Jr., Way and McKinley Avenue; and iv) creating a new residential permit parking area on the north side of Allston Way between Martin Luther King, Jr. Way and McKinley Avenue on removal of the parking meters.  2) Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Section 14.52.010A of the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) a) reverting the Police preferential parking spaces to metered parking on the west side of Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, except for 5 preferential parking spaces for the Berkeley-Albany Municipal Court, from 125 feet south of Addison Street to 90 feet south and from 370 feet south of Addison Street to 65 feet south; and b) removing parking meters on the north side of Allston Way between Martin Luther King, Jr. Way and McKinley Avenue.

Contact: Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7000

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 62,120 – N.S. (PDF, 61 KB), Resolution No. 62,121 – N.S. (PDF, 68 KB), and Resolution No. 62,122 – N.S. (PDF, 222 KB) Adopted first reading of the ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

21.  Fountain on Arlington Avenue at the Kensington/Berkeley Border (PDF, 550 KB)

From: Councilmember Hawley

Recommendation:  Direct the City Manager to make appropriate arrangements with representatives from the Kensington Improvement Association and Contra Costa County to allow a proposed fountain and landscaping to be sited on a median strip that straddles the Kensington/Berkeley border.

Contact: Miriam Hawley, Councilmember District 5, 981-7150

Action:  Approved recommendation.

22.  Charcoal Chimney Starters at Public Barbecue Grills (PDF, 167 KB)

From: Councilmember Maio

Recommendation:  Refer to the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department the review of the feasibility and cost of providing secured charcoal chimney starters at each of the public barbecue grills along with signage explaining and encouraging their use in lieu of lighter fluid.

Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 981-7110

Action:  Approved recommendation.

23.  Access to Megan's Law CD ROM at Berkeley Police Department (PDF, 137 KB)

From: Councilmembers Worthington and Olds

Recommendation:  Refer to the City Manager to provide concerned citizens access to a Megan's Law CD ROM at the Berkeley Police Department.

Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170; Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 981-7160

Action:  Approved recommendation.

24.  FCC Authorization on Media Consolidation (PDF, 210 KB)

From: Councilmember Worthington

Recommendation:  Send letters urging our United States legislators to repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) authorization on media consolidation (ruling on June 2, 2003).

Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170

Action:  Approved recommendation.

Action Calendar – Appeals

25.  Appeal: 1307 Derby Street

a.      From:  City Manager

Part 1 (PDF, 4 MB)  |  Part 2 (PDF, 8 MB)

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution affirming the Zoning Adjustments Board decision to uphold the Zoning Officer’s Approval of an Administrative Use Permit to alter the roof profile of an existing nonconforming dwelling, AUP# 03-20000005, and dismissing the appeal.

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, Planning, 981-7500

b.      Appeal

1.      Cynthia Hallock (PDF, 502 KB)

c.       Communications

1.      Cynthia Hallock (PDF, 9 MB)

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio; Noes - Olds) to adopt Resolution No. 62,123 – N.S. (PDF, 376 KB) affirming the Board’s decision and dismissing the appeal.

Action Calendar – Budget

26.  Adoption of FY 2004-FY 2005 Budget  (PDF, 3 MB) (to be delivered)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution adopting the FY 2004 Budget including: 1) approval of the City Manager’s budget balancing plan to address the projected $4.7 million general fund deficit for FY 2004, first presented on May 13, 2003 and amended to respond to specific issues raised by Council; 2) a contingency plan to address additional budget pressures that may impact the FY 2004 budget after the commencement of the new fiscal year; and 3) a comprehensive process to refine recommendations needed to address a growing structural budget deficit projected for FY 2005.

Contact:  Weldon Rucker, City Manager, 981-7000

Actions:  Moved, seconded, carried (Hawley/Maio) a sense motion to adopt the FY 2004 Budget as contained in the City Manager’s proposed FY 2004 and FY 2005 Budget presented on May 13, 2003.

Moved, seconded, carried (Hawley/Olds; Noes – Maio, Worthington; Abstain – Spring) a sense motion to adopt the City Manager’s proposed contingency plan for additional budget reductions to address adverse impacts from the FY 2004 State budget.

Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Worthington; Abstain – Olds) a sense motion to commit to a series of citywide priority setting discussions to inform development of recommendations to address the $8 million general fund deficit projected for FY 2005.

Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Worthington) a sense motion to authorize the City Manager to execute contracts and/or amendments to provide two-month advances to selected community agencies receiving funds in FY 2004.

Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Spring; Abstain – Shirek; Absent – Olds) a sense motion to adopt amendments to the City Manager’s FY 2004 budget as proposed by Mayor Bates.

Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Wozniak; Abstain – Shirek; Absent – Olds) a sense motion to direct the City Manager to create a “rainy day” reserve from salary savings as a result of vacant positions in departments and that this money be kept in reserve to address next year’s budget crisis.

Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio; Noes – Olds; Abstain – Shirek) to adopt Resolution No. 62,124 – N.S. (PDF, 2 MB): 1) adopting the FY 2004 Budget as contained in the City Manager’s proposed FY 2004 and FY 2005 Budget and further amended by proposals submitted by Mayor Bates; 2) adopting the City Manager’s contingency plan for additional budget reductions; 3) committing to a series of citywide priority setting discussions to inform development of recommendations to address the FY 2005 budget; 4) authorizing the City Manager to execute contracts and/or amendments for advances with community agencies; 5) directing the City Manager to create a “rainy day” reserve to address next year’s budget crisis; and 6) approving using up to $140,000 of the annual $170,000 in general fund allocations for FY 2004 for bike plan implementation for traffic calming, including traffic circles.

27.  Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriation Ordinance  (PDF, 807 KB) (to be delivered)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of the FY 2004 Appropriation Ordinance.

Contact:  Paul Navazio, Budget, 981-7000

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

28.  Appropriations Limit for FY 2004 (PDF, 746 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution establishing the appropriations limit at $130,939,851 for FY 2004 pursuant to Article XIIIB of the Constitution of the State of California based on the calculations for the appropriations limit.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt Resolution No. 62,125 – N.S. (PDF, 312 KB)

29.  Temporary Appropriation for Payroll and Other Expenses (PDF, 216 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing a temporary appropriation in the sum of $50,000,000 to cover payroll and other expenses from July 1, 2003, until the effective date of the FY 2004 Annual Appropriations Ordinance.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt Resolution No. 62,126 – N.S. (PDF, 297 KB)

30.  Special Tax: Maintenance of Parks, City Trees and Landscaping  (PDF, 289 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance levying a FY 2004 special tax of $.09831 per square foot of all improvements to fund the maintenance of parks, City trees, and landscaping.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300 and Lisa Caronna, Parks & Waterfront, 981-6700

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

31.  Special Tax: Emergency Medical Services  (PDF, 270 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance levying a special tax of $0.026112 per square foot of improvements to fund the provision of emergency medical services.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

32.  Tax Rate: Emergency Services for the Severely Disabled (PDF, 243 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2004 tax rate for the provision of emergency services for the disabled at $0.00931 per square foot of improvements.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

33.  Tax Rate: Disaster Fire Protection (Measure Q) (PDF, 239 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2004 tax rate for the procurement of disaster fire equipment at $0.0125 per square foot of improvements.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

34.  Tax Rate: General Obligation Bonds (Measure S) (PDF, 325 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2004 tax rate for the Measure S General Obligation Bonds (Election of 1996) at 0.0425%.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

35.  Tax Rate: Fire Seismic General Obligation Bonds (Measure G, Series C) and the 2002 General Obligation Refunding Bonds (PDF, 359 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2004 tax rate for the Fire Seismic General Obligation bonds (Measure G, Series C) and the 2002 General Obligation Refunding Bonds at 0.0300%.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio) to adopt first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

Action Calendar – New Business

36.  Marina Master Plan and Related Environmental Documents (PDF, 2 MB) (CF 138-99) 
Attachment C (PDF, 7 MB)  |  Attachment D (PDF, 9 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt two Resolutions approving: 1) the Mitigated Negative Declaration, and Mitigation, Monitoring, and Reporting Program; and 2) the Marina Master Plan and rescinding Resolution No. 53,838-N.S.

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

Action:  Held over to July 8, 2003 by Councilmember Worthington.

Action Calendar – Time Critical

37.  Review of “By-Right” Addition:  749 Contra Costa Blvd. (PDF, 280 KB)

From:  Councilmembers Hawley and Olds

Recommendation:  Refer to the Zoning Adjustments Board for review and consideration of a hearing on the staff-designated by-right addition to the house at 749 Contra Costa Blvd.  Refer to the Landmarks Preservation Commission a review of the impacts of the addition to the landmarked house at 1962 Yosemite Avenue.

Contact:  Mim Hawley, Councilmember District 5,  981-7150; Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 981-7160

Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Hawley/Maio; Absent – Worthington) to refer to the City Manager.

Information Reports

38.  Status Report:  3045 Shattuck Avenue (PDF, 3 MB) (to be delivered)

From:  City Manger

Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, Planning, 981-7400

Action:  Received and filed.

39.  Landmarks Preservation Commission Notices of Decision: Landmark Designation –2426 Fulton Street and 2430 Fulton Street and Structure of Merit Designation – 1125 University Avenue - West Berkeley Branch Library (PDF, 1 MB)

From: City Manager

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, Planning, 981-7400

Action:  Received and filed.

40.  Landmarks Preservation Commission Notices of Decision: Approval of Structural Alteration Permit  - 2200 Shattuck Avenue, 2202 Shattuck Avenue and 2204 Shattuck Avenue (PDF, 1 MB)

From: City Manager

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, Planning, 981-7400

Action:  Received and filed.

Communications (PDF, 4 KB)

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations.

Alcohol Outlets Adhere to Zoning and Permit Regulations (Spring)

1.      Kathy Berger, Telegraph Area Association

Live Oak Park (Hawley, Breland)

2.      Rosalind (Bobbie) Singer

1301 Oxford Site (Spring, Hawley)

3.      Diane Tokugawa

East Bay Paratransit’s Pick Up Window

4.      Thomas E. Margo, BART

Letter of June 5, 2003 Regarding Ms. Marie Bowman

5.      Arthur J. Friedman, Steefel, Levitt & Weiss

Sister City Relationship with Palma Soriano (Breland)

6.      Joseph Towers

 

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

Item 25: Appeal: 1307 Derby Street (PDF, 1 MB)

7.      Lila Jacobs (2)

8.      Lila Jacobs: Petition with 12 Signatures

9.      Renée Varone

10.  Irma Newsman

11.  Luis Fantuzzi

12.  Gesine Gereke

13.  Drentice T. Gray, Jr.

Item 26: Adoption of FY 2004-FY 2005 Budget

14.  Mayor Tom Bates: Recommendations for Budget Amendments (PDF, 823 KB)

15.  Councilmember Breland: Recommendation for Budget Amendments (PDF, 133 KB)

16.  Bertha Bown and Helen Lecar, Human Welfare & Community Action Commission

17.  Nancy Bickel and Lois Brubeck, League of Women Voters

18.  Wendy Alfsen, MAAGNA: PSB Tower

19.  Wanda Remmers, Housing Rights, Inc.: Petition with 120 Signatures supporting Affordable Housing Advocacy Project

Item 37: Review of “By-Right” Addition:  749 Contra Costa Blvd.

20.  Mark Nicas (2)

21.  Anthony Bruce, Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association

22.  Jill Korte, Landmarks Preservation Commission

23.  Edith and Don Zinn

24.  Carrie Olson

25.  Anthony W. Hawthorne

26.  Patricia D. Hawthorne

27.  Lesley Emmington Jones, Landmarks Preservation Commission

28.  Burton Peek Edwards, Siegel & Strain Architects

Item 38: Status Report:  3045 Shattuck Avenue

29.  Jennifer Elrod

30.  Annie Tyson

31.  Lynn M. Sherrell

32.  Erin Janell

33.  Ethan Stanford

34.  Robert Lauriston

 

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

Item 26: Adoption of FY 2004-FY 2005 Budget

35.  Revised Request from Miriam Hawley (PDF, 117 KB)

Item 37: Review of “By-Right” Addition:  749 Contra Costa Blvd.

36.  Supplemental Report submitted by Planning (PDF, 752 KB)

 

Adjournment

Adjourned at 9:40 p.m.