Special Meeting eSummary
June 24
, 2003

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Tuesday, June 24, 2003 5:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

1.     Roll Call: 5:03 p.m. All present.

2.      Parking Citation Increases (PDF, 809 KB) (to be delivered)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution 1) increasing all parking citations except disabled and bus zones effective July 1, 2003 by up to 50% depending on the specific violation; 2) readopting fines for parking violations and late payment penalties; and 3) rescinding Resolution No. 61,789-N.S.

Contact: Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7000

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio; Noes Olds) to adopt Resolution No. 62,127 N.S. (PDF, 520 KB)

3.     Tax Rate: Library Services (PDF, 487 KB) (to be delivered)
From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance setting the FY 2004 tax rate per square foot for residential dwelling units and for industrial, commercial and institutional buildings.

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Hawley) to adopt first reading of Ordinance providing for a 13.9% increase in the tax rate and directing the City Manager and the Library Board of Trustees to work together to address operational and funding needs identified by the Library Board with a report back by October with recommendations on funding the school library program and the technology proposal. Second reading scheduled for July 8, 2003.

4.     Public Comment: 2 speakers.

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

Item 2: Parking Citation Increases

1.      Barbara Gilbert

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

Item 2: Parking Citation Increases

2.      City Manager: Revised Estimates of Revenue Potential (PDF, 309 KB)

Item 3: Tax Rate: Library Services

3.      Tom Bates, Mayor (PDF, 42 KB)

5.            Adjournment: 5:46 p.m.