Special Meeting eAgenda
June 1
, 2004

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AGENDA

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, June 1, 20047:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Public Comment:  A total of 30 minutes is scheduled.  Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes.

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

Consent Calendar

The Council will consider removal and addition of items to the Consent Calendar prior to voting on the Consent Calendar.  All items remaining on the Consent Calendar will be approved in one motion.  Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be taken up after the "Action Calendar" unless the Council reorders the agenda.

1.      Enforcement of Smoking Pollution Control Ordinance (PDF, 51 KB) (First reading May 25, 2004 – Unanimous)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 12.70, Smoking Pollution Control, by adding Section 12.70.120.F relating to Police Department enforcement.

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950 and Roy Meisner, Police, 981-5700

2.     Time Limits for Spay/Neuter of Feral Cats (PDF, 100 KB) (First reading May 25, 2004 – Unanimous)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 10.04.088 to require persons choosing to feed or shelter feral cats to work effectively toward spaying/neutering the entire colony, make documentation of spay/neuter procedures available to Animal Control every two weeks, and spay/neuter 90% of the colony within three months and 100% within five months.

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950
 

Action Calendar

3.      Presentation:  Impacts of UC Long Range Development Plan on Neighborhoods (PDF, 31 KB)

From:  Councilmember Spring

Recommendation:  A 15-minute presentation from members of the Coalition of UC neighborhoods called Berkeleyans for a Livable University Environment (BLUE) on the environmental impacts to them from the University of California’s proposed Long Range Development Plan (LRDP).

Contact:   Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 981-7140

4.      Update on City’s Response to University of California, Berkeley Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

a.      Information Report from City Manager (PDF, 365 KB) (to be delivered)

Contact:  Arrietta Chakos, City Manager, 981-7000

b.      Information Report from Planning Commission (PDF, 6 MB) (to be delivered)

Contact:  Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

c.       Information Report from Transportation Commission (PDF, 284 KB) (to be delivered)

Contact:  Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7010

5.     Thousand Oaks Height AFUUD No. 1 Undergrounding District (PDF, 2 MB)

From:  City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) approving the Engineer’s Report; 2) setting a public hearing for July 20, 2004; 3) authorizing the City Clerk to mail notices and ballots to all owners of parcels proposed to be assessed within the proposed Thousand Oaks Height AFUUD No. 1 Undergrounding District; and a Resolution establishing assessment ballot proceedings procedures; and 4) consider reducing voter approval threshold below 70% as previously approved by Council policy.

Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

6.     Ballot Measure:  Public Financing of Elections (PDF, 3 MB) (to be delivered)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Provide comments to the City Attorney on the revised text, title and City Attorney’s analysis of a ballot measure (charter amendment) for the November 2004 ballot to provide for public financing of elections.

Financial Implications: Fair Elections Fund – $1.8 million.

Contact: Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

7.     Ballot Measures:  Revenue Measures (PDF, 1 MB) (to be delivered)

From:  City Manager

Recommendation:  Provide comments to the City Attorney on the text, title and City Attorney’s analysis for the following ballot measures for the November 2004 ballot: 1) Increase to Emergency Medical Services Tax; 2) Increase to Library Tax; 3) Increase to Utility Users Tax; and 4) Increase to Property Transfer Tax.

Contact:  Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

8.     FY 2005 Budget and FY 2006 Budget Reduction Plan (HTML, opens in new browser window)

From:  City Manager

Recommendation:  Council discussion and input on FY 2005 Budget and FY 2006 Budget Reduction Plan as proposed by the City Manager.

Contact:  Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

Adjournment