Special Meeting eAgenda
November 25
, 2003

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Tuesday, November 25, 20035:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

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.

The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Public Comment

Public Comment

A total of 20 minutes is scheduled.  Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 2 minutes.


1.      Presentation:  Paratransit Services (PDF, 469 KB) (to be delivered)

From:  City Manager

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400 and Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

Consent Calendar

2.      Taxi Permits for Wheelchair Accessible Taxis (PDF, 627 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  1) Adopt first reading of an Ordinance adding Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 9.52 “Regulating Taxis and Vehicles for Hire”, defining “Accessible Taxicab” and amending Section 9.52.020 regarding categories of vehicles and the maximum number operated in each category; and 2) adopt a Resolution establishing permit fees, the maximum number of taxicab vehicles citywide for each category of vehicles for hire, the maximum number per taxicab business owner, the maximum rates charged per fare, and designating areas as joint use taxicab stands; and 3) rescinding Resolution No. 58,489–N.S. and all its amendments.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400, Fran David, Finance, 981-7200, Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6330 and Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100