Special Meeting eSummary
March 23
, 2004

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SUMMARY

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, March 23, 20045:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:  5:00 p.m.  Absent – Breland.

Work Session

1.      Study Session FY 2005 and FY 2006 Budget Reduction Impacts (to be delivered)

a.      From: City Manager (PDF, 6 MB)

Recommendation:  Give direction to the City Manager regarding FY 2005 and FY 2006 budget balancing options including revenue increases, expenditure reductions, and possible ballot measures.  (see City Manager Reports of 1/27/04, 2/10/04, 2/17/04, 2/24/04, 3/9/04 and 3/16/04)

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

b.      From:  Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Hawley, Maio and Worthington (PDF, 106 KB)

Recommendation:  Direct the City Manager to examine options for a new revenue measure that restore and expand critical youth service and youth safety programs.

Contact:  Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Action: Discussion held.  Continued to regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. for further discussion and action.

2.      Information Report on Commission Activities and Costs (PDF, 399 KB)

From:  City Manager

Contact:  Arrietta Chakos, City Manager, 981-7000; Grace Maguire, City Manager, 981-7000

Action: Discussion held.  Continued to regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. for further discussion and action.

Public Comment

Public Comment:  11 speakers.

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

Item 1: Study Session FY 2005 and FY 2006 Budget Reduction Impacts

1.      Berkeley Alliance of Neighborhood Associations, submitted by Marie Bowman, CNA Coordinating Council

2.      Barbara Gilbert

3.      Marissa Nicole Shaw

Fire Department

4.      Martha Nicoloff

5.      Charles L. Smith

Berkeley Community Media

6.      Allan Miller, Berkeley Community Media

7.      Dharini Rasiah

8.      Rico Chenyek

9.      Megan Covey

10.  Daniel Sanchez

11.  Tashanique Howard

12.  Alejandria Ramirez

13.  Lindsay

14.  Casey Thomas Stedman Laird

15.  Sarah True

16.  Collin O’Malley

17.  Justin Johnson

18.  ShaKira Cayenne

19.  Daniel Badal

20.  Ben Rubin

21.  Max Tarcher

22.  John Kittredge

23.  Julia Robertson, Pinch Me Films, Inc.

24.  Glenda Rubin

 

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

Item 1: Study Session FY 2005 and FY 2006 Budget Reduction Impacts

25.  Presentation materials, submitted by City Manager (PDF, 1 MB)

Adjournment

Adjourned at 6:38 p.m.