Regular Meeting eSummary
November 9
, 2004

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SUMMARY

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, November 9, 20047:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 7:05 p.m.  All present.

Ceremonial Matters:

Action:  Mayor Bates presented a proclamation honoring Eric Keys 42nd birthday and 25 years of service as a drafting aide with the City of Berkeley.

City Manager Comments:  The City Manager announced the appointment of Debra Pryor as Fire Chief with a starting date of December 13, 2004.

Public Comment:  14 speakers.

Youth Comments:  No speakers.


Consent Calendar

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

1.       Double Fines in School Zones (PDF, 244 KB) (First Reading October 19, 2004 – Unanimous)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of an Ordinance amending the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Title 14 Vehicles and Traffic, by adding Chapter 14.66  “Double Fines ” Section 14.66.010 “Purpose of Program”, 14.66.020 “Fine Enhancement: Passing a School”, 14.66.030 “Double Fine School Zone”, and 14.66.040 “Sunset”.

Contact: Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7010

Action: Adopted Ordinance No. 6,828–N.S. (PDF, 244 KB) Effective December 9, 2004.

2.      Minutes for Approval (PDF, 2 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for Council meetings of October 4, 2004 (closed), October 12, 2004 (closed, special, and regular); October 18, 2004 (closed) and October 19, 2004 (special and regular).

Contact: Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

Action: Approved minutes.

3.      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. 62,701–N.S. (PDF, 100 KB)

4.      Esther Flores v. City of Berkeley (PDF, 134 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution approving the settlement of the Alameda County Superior Court Action No. RG 03 114159 entitled Esther Flores v. City of Berkeley in the amount of $30,000.

Financial Implications: Public Liability Fund – $30,000.

Contact: Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,702–N.S. (PDF, 69 KB)

5.      Formal Bid Solicitations and Requests for Proposals (PDF, 232 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Approve new invitations for bids and requests for proposals (RFP) that will be, or are planned to be, issued; that have been issued and received due to extenuating circumstances; or that have been sent out (opened) but not yet received (closed).

Financial Implications: Various sources – $80,000.

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action: Approved recommendation.

6.      Local Emergency from Influenza Vaccine Shortage (PDF, 223 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution reviewing and confirming the continued existence of a local emergency concerning limited influenza vaccine supplies.

Financial Implications: None.

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,703–N.S. (PDF, 95 KB)

7.      Contract: HIV Prevention and Education Services (PDF, 265 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with the Pacific Center for Human Growth for HIV prevention and education services to increase the amount by $31,500 for a total not to exceed $86,500 and to extend the term to June 30, 2005.

Financial Implications: State Office of AIDS Grant – $31,500.

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,704–N.S. (PDF, 97 KB)

8.      Contract: HIV Screening Laboratory Services (PDF, 291 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with UNILAP to perform the HIV screening laboratory services to increase the amount by $57,000 for a total not to exceed $233,000 and to extend the term to June 30, 2005.

Financial Implications: Various Grants – $57,000.

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,705–N.S. (PDF, 114 KB)

9.      Cost of Living Adjustment for Employees Represented by Public Employees Union, Local 1 (PDF, 2 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute and implement a Side Letter of Agreement with Public Employees Union, Local 1, to amend terms and conditions of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to reduce salaries by 2.54 % from the salaries scheduled for increase on July 4, 2004, for 10.5 months, until May 22, 2005.

Financial Implications: General Fund – $96,209 savings.

Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,706–N.S. (PDF, 2 MB)

10.  Police Substation Lease (PDF, 176 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 6,670–N.S. to remove expenditure limitation capping lease payments, thereby enabling the City Manager to pay past due rent in the amount of $30,197 to Huck Rorick and Associates for the Police Substation located at 3140 Martin Luther King Jr. Way/3192 Adeline Street.

Financial Implications: Parking Meter Fund – $30,197.

Contact: Roy Meisner, Police, 981-5700

Action: Adopted first reading of Ordinance. Second reading scheduled for November 16, 2004.

11.  Contract: Cooling of Civic Center Building Server Room (PDF, 278 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution approving plans and specifications for the cooling of the Civic Center Building Server Room; accepting the bid of Bay Point Control, Inc. (dba Marina Mechanical); waiving building inspection fees; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments in an amount not to exceed $145,000 for a period of 45 calendar days.

Financial Implications: Measure S – $77,000; General Fund – $68,000.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,707–N.S. (PDF, 119 KB)

12.  Contract: Sanitary Sewer Project (PDF, 527 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) approving plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Project located at Bancroft Way, Kittredge Street, Allston Way, Terminal Place, Dwight Way, Byron Street, Chaucer Street and Corona Court; 2) accepting the bid of McNamara and Smallman Construction, Inc.; and 3) authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments in an amount not to exceed $848,537 for the period of 220 calendar days.

Financial Implications: Sewer Capital Improvement Project Fund – $848,537.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,708–N.S. (PDF, 130 KB)

13.  Purchase Order: Digger Derrick Truck (PDF, 390 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution accepting the Modesto Irrigation District’s bid procedures to satisfy the requirement of Berkeley Charter Section 67, and authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order with Terex Utilities West in an amount not to exceed $163,000 to purchase a Digger Derrick Truck for the Public Works Department.

Financial Implications: Equipment Replacement Fund – $163,000.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,709–N.S. (PDF, 88 KB)

14.  Grant: West Street (Santa Fe Right of Way) Multipurpose Bike Path and Pedestrian Crossing (PDF, 764 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept a grant of $822,940 from the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for construction of the West Street (Santa Fe Right of Way) Multipurpose Bike Path and Pedestrian Crossing between University Avenue and Delaware Street.

Financial Implications: Grant Revenue – $822,940; Matching Funds: Parks Capital Funds – $8,223, General Fund – $26,000, and Bicycle/TDA Fund – $80,777.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 62,710–N.S. (PDF, 101 KB)

15.  City Government Performance (PDF, 2 MB)

From: Mayor Bates

Recommendation:  Request that the City Auditor and City Manager review annual City Government report cards from Palo Alto and Portland for possible implementation in Berkeley.

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Action: Approved recommendation.

16.  Civilianization of Police Department Functions (PDF, 208 KB)

From: Councilmember Hawley

Recommendation:  Request the Agenda Committee schedule a Council work session to: 1) receive a report from the City Manager and Police Chief on progress toward implementing the Auditor’s recommendations for hiring non-sworn personnel to staff certain police functions; and 2) enable Council to consider issues involved in replacing sworn officers with non-sworn personnel, particularly to evaluate the best ways of balancing the community’s public safety needs under emergency conditions with available resources. This discussion could help in developing the Council’s priorities regarding the upcoming recruitment for a Police Chief.

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

Action: Approved recommendation.

Action Calendar – Appeals

17.  1650 La Vereda Road

a.      From: City Manager (PDF, 26 MB)

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution affirming the decision of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) to approve Administrative Use Permit 02-20000125: 1) under Section 23D.16.030 of the Zoning Ordinance for a major residential addition; 2) under Section 23C.04.070.B of the Zoning Ordinance to extend an existing non-conforming front yard (five feet where 20 are normally required); and 3) under Section 23E.96.070.C of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce front yard under provisions of Hillside Overlay District; reduction results from proximity of addition to existing carport (not distance from property line to addition, which is same as or greater than existing house) for property located at 1650 La Vereda Road.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

b.      Appeal

1.      Brian E. Viani (PDF, 723 KB)

c.       Communications

1.      Ruth Rosen and Wendel Brunner. (PDF, 110 KB)

Actions: Moved, seconded, failed (Hawley/Olds; Noes - Maio, Breland, Shirek, Spring, Worthington, Bates) a substitute motion affirming the Zoning Adjustment Board’s decision and dismissing the appeal.

Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Worthington; Noes – Hawley, Olds, Wozniak) the main motion to adopt Resolution No. 62,711-N.S. (PDF, 149 KB) remanding the matter to the Zoning Adjustments Board to reconsider the application and directing the Zoning Adjustments Board to hold a hearing and reevaluate the project in light of potential historic resource issues and associated CEQA implications as recommended in the staff’s supplemental report.

NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny a use permit or variance for a project the following requirements and restrictions apply:  1) No lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny (Code Civ. Proc. '1094.6(b)) or approve (Gov. Code '65009(c)(5)) a use permit or variance may be filed more than 90 days after the date the Notice of Decision of the action of the City Council is mailed. Any lawsuit not filed within that 90-day period will be barred.  2) In any lawsuit that may be filed against a City Council decision to approve or deny a use permit or variance, the issues and evidence will be limited to those raised by you or someone else, orally or in writing, at a public hearing or prior to the close of the last public hearing on the project.


Action Calendar – Old Business

18. University Avenue Strategic Plan Height and Setback Standards and Review Consistency (Held over from October 19, 2004) (First Reading October 12, 2004:  Noes – Maio, Spring, Worthington; Abstain – Breland)

a.      From: City Manager (PDF, 2 MB)

Recommendation: 1) Adopt the second reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 23E.36 to implement the University Avenue Zoning Overlay in order to establish specific Height and Setback standards as provided for in the University Avenue Strategic Plan (UASP); and 2) authorize the Office of Transportation and Department of Public Works to define a scope of study for consideration of funding to prepare a Comprehensive Parking Study and Plan for Streetscape Improvements in the University Avenue corridor, as recommended in the UASP.

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

b.      From: City Manager (PDF, 1 MB)  (November 9, 2004 Report)

Recommendation:  Adopt second reading of the Ordinance and authorize the Office of Transportation and Department of Public Works to define a scope of study for consideration of funding to prepare a Comprehensive Parking Study and Plan for Streetscape Improvements in the University Avenue Corridor, as recommended in the University Avenue Strategic Plan (UASP).
Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Spring; Abstain - Olds) rescinding the October 19, 2004 first reading of Ordinance and adopting the first reading of the Ordinance amended with the elimination of sub-section 23E.36.070.E2 and referring issues related to this section to the Planning Commission to be brought back in April 2005.  Second reading scheduled for December 7, 2004.

19.  Creeks Ordinance (Held over from October 19,2004)

a.      From: City Manager (PDF, 694 KB) (October 12, 2004 Report)

Recommendation: Provide direction to staff on work program options presented in staff report.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

b.      From: Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Hawley and Maio (PDF, 196 KB) (October 19, 2004 Supplemental Report)

Recommendation: 1) Establish a temporary Creeks Task Force: a) to include a representative appointed by each member of the Council and one member appointed by the Planning Commission, Public Works Commission, Community Environmental Advisory Commission and the Parks and Recreation Commission; and b): Planning Department will provide staff support to the Task Force with assistance from other departments as needed; 2) All Task Force reports, recommendations and ordinance changes will be submitted to the Planning Commission for their comments and recommendations prior to being forwarded to the Council; 3) The Task Force to recommend a scope, work plan, and budget to the Planning Commission no later than April 1, 2005.  The Planning Commission review and recommendation must reach Council in time for FY 2006 budget process; and 4) Set a deadline of May 2006 for revisions to the Creeks Ordinance and as part of this deadline, direct the City Manager to return to Council with an ordinance that will implement this proposal with a provision that the Task Force recommendations are still not forthcoming by the deliverable date, the current culvert protections in the Creeks Ordinance will be indefinitely suspended on May 1, 2006 until such time that a new ordinance is adopted.

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100; Miriam Hawley, Councilmember District 5, 981-7150;
and Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 981-7110

c.       From:  Councilmembers Wozniak and Olds (PDF, 273 KB) (November 9, 2004 Report)

Recommendation:  Consider a compromise as proposed by Neighbors on Urban Creeks.

Contact:  Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember District 8, 981-7180; Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 981-7160

d.      From: Public Works Commission (PDF, 140 KB) (November 9, 2004 Report)

Recommendation: Designate the Public Works Commission as a key commission to advise the Council on policy areas involving the City’s Storm Drain System and Creeks Ordinance.

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Jeffrey Egeberg, Secretary, 981-6406

Actions: Moved, seconded, failed (Wozniak/Olds; Noes - Maio, Breland, Spring, Hawley, Wothington, Bates; Abstain - Shirek) a substitute motion to approve the proposal for review of the creeks ordinance as submitted and revised by Neighbors on Urban Creeks.

A vote was taken to approve and retain Section 4a of the report dated October 18, 2004 submitted by Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Hawley and Maio.  Section 4a reads:  “As part of setting this deadline, direct the City Manager to return to the Council with an ordinance that will implement this proposal with a provision that if the Task Force recommendations are still not forthcoming by the deliverable date, the current culvert protections in the Creeks Ordinance will be indefinitely suspended on May 1, 2006 until such time that a new ordinance is adopted by the Council.”  The vote failed (Noes – Breland, Olds, Spring, Worthington; Abstain – Wozniak).

A vote was taken by acclamation to reconsider the previous vote on Section 4a of the recommendation from Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Hawley and Maio. 

Moved, seconded, carried (Olds/Maio; Noes – Spring, Worthington; Abstain – Wozniak) a motion to approve retaining Section 4a of the report dated October 18, 2004 submitted by Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Hawley and Maio.

Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Hawley; Noes – Olds, Wozniak) a main motion to adopt Resolution No. 62,711A–N.S. (PDF, 160 KB) establishing a temporary Creeks Task Force and approving the proposal for review of the creeks ordinance as recommended by Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Maio and Hawley in a report dated October 18, 2004, including the addendum dated November 9, 2004 and further amended to include: 1) all meetings will be held in accordance with Brown Act requirements for noticing and accessibility; 2) there shall be at least one public hearing; 3) water quality issues will be considered; and 4) the portion of the recommendation that originally provided for the Mayor to make an additional two appointments be removed and instead the Neighbors on Urban Creeks will select one representative and groups in support of creeks will select one representative to sit on the Task Force.

20.  HUD Section 108 Loan Guarantee for the Jubilee Village (Held over from October 19, 2004)

a.      From: City Manager (PDF, 1 MB) (October 19, 2004 Report)

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) approving participation in the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program; 2) authorizing the use of current and future Community Development Block Grant funds to secure a loan for the Jubilee Village development in an amount up to $3,008,000 and not to exceed eighty percent (80%) of the appraised value of the property; 3) that the findings of HUD’s recent monitoring be resolved to the City Manager’s satisfaction prior to closing on the Section 108 loan and a report be brought to City Council on November 9, 2004 for final review; and 4) rescinding Resolution No. 62,215-N.S.

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

b.      From:  City Manager (PDF, 2 MB) (October 19, 2004 Supplemental Report)

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) directing the City Manager to take no further action concerning the City’s participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 108 Loan Guarantee Program for the Jubilee Village project; 2) authorizing the City Manager to only reimburse Community Economics for the financial services in the amount of $3,960 that it has provided to Jubilee Village project to date; and 3) rescinding Resolution No. 62,241-N.S.

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

c.       Update from City Manager (PDF, 418 KB) (November 9, 2004 Report)

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action: Moved to Consent Calendar by Councilmember Worthington to accept the City Manager’s update and continue the matter to January 11, 2005.

21.  Benvenue Neighbors Association Proposal on American Baptist Seminary of the West  (held over from July 20, 2004)

a.      From: Councilmember Worthington (PDF, 213 KB) (held over from July 20, 2004)

Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager the Benvenue Neighbors Association WIN-WIN-WIN proposal to address concerns about American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW).

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

b.      From: City Manager (PDF, 123 KB) (November 9, 2004)

Recommendation:  Direct the City Manager to provide any technical assistance requested by the Benvenue Neighbors Association and the American Baptist Seminary of the West that may assist the parties to arrive at a settlement of their dispute.

Financial Implications:  See report.

Contact:  Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

Action: Moved the City Manager’s recommendation to the Consent Calendar by Councilmember Wozniak.

22.  Encroachment Permit:  UC Pedestrian Bridge over Hearst Avenue (Foothill Bridge) (held over from July 13, 2004)

a.      From:  City Manager (PDF, 5 MB) (July 13, 2004 Report)

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to issue a major encroachment permit to the University of California for a pedestrian bridge crossing  (Foothill) over Hearst Avenue east of La Loma Avenue on the following conditions: 1) an improved bridge design is submitted and approved by the Public Works Director, in consultation with the Design Review Committee; 2) any detrimental effects on the immediate community are offset by contributing to specified pedestrian safety and public infrastructure improvements in the “Hearst Corridor,” in the amount of $200,000; and 3) all plan check comments and other technical issues are resolved to the satisfaction of the Public Works Director.

Financial Implications:  See report.

Contact: Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

b.   From: Public Works Commission (PDF, 3 MB) (July 13, 2004 Report)

Recommendation:  Deny the application from the University of California for an encroachment permit, either a Conditional or a Full Permit, for a Pedestrian Bridge over Hearst Avenue near La Loma Avenue.

Contact: Jeffrey Egeberg, Secretary, 981-6406

c.   From: Public Works Commission (PDF, 125 KB) (November 9, 2004 Report)

Recommendation:  Should Council pursue the option of issuing a permit with mitigations, the following language should be adopted: “Whereas this project and its application for an encroachment permit have a unique history, therefore this permit does not create a precedent for future requests for such permits; and in the future, any such encroachment permits should be secured before any part of intended construction is begun.”

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Jeffrey Egeberg, Secretary, 981-6406

Action: Moved, seconded (Hawley/Wozniak) a main motion to approve the City Manager’s recommendation.

Moved, seconded, carried (Spring/Olds; Noes – Hawley, Wozniak) a substitute motion to hold this matter over to December 7, 2004.

Action Calendar – New Business

23.  Sustainable Business Action Plan (PDF, 4 MB)

From:  Mayor Bates

Recommendation:  1) Accept the “Sustainable Business Action Plan” Preliminary Report in principle as a guide to help build Berkeley’s green economy, without specifically approving each policy or initiative; 2) refer the report to the City Manager for review and analysis to examine how these goals and actions line up with the City’s work plan.

Contact:  Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Action: Moved to the Consent Calendar by Councilmember Worthington to approve the recommendation.

Information Reports

24.  Customer Service Cash Receipts/Cash Handling Audit (PDF, 575 KB) (CF 25-04)

From: City Manager

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

Action: Received and filed.

25.  Unrepresented Temporary Employees (PDF, 105 KB)

From: City Manager

Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

Action: Received and filed.

26.  Comcast Cable Discount (PDF, 233 KB) (CF 3-04)

From: City Manager

Contact: Chris Mead, Information Technology, 981-6500

Action: Received and filed.

27.  Implementation of Information Systems General Controls Audit Recommendations (PDF, 2 MB) (CF 51-03)

From: City Manager

Contact: Chris Mead, Information Technology, 981-6500

Action: Received and filed.

28.  Landmarks Preservation Commission Notice of Decision – Approval of Structural Alteration Permit: 147 Tunnel Road, 2288 Fulton Street, 1820 Scenic Avenue (PDF, 7 MB)

From: City Manager

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

Action: Received and filed.

29.  City Auditor's Annual Report for FY 2004 (PDF, 846 KB)

From: City Auditor

Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750

Action: Received and filed.

30.  FY 2004 Business License Tax Program Audit Report (PDF, 2 MB)

From: City Auditor

Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750

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.

Creeks Ordinance

1.      Franca Cioria

2.      Susan Schwartz, Friends of Five Creeks  (Breland)

3.      Diane Tokugawa

4.      Katherine L. Bowman  (Breland)

In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Funding

5.      Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Berkeley Can Be Sued for Sidewalks Dangerous to Handicapped

6.      Anne Whyte  (Breland, Spring and to Disability Commission)

Herstory

7.      Helen Rippier Wheeler

Court Conditions at Live Oak Park

8.      Petition with 23 signatures  (Spring)

UC Police/Unfair Ticket

9.      Brett Alan Brooks (4)  (Breland)

Poet Laureate

10.  Mary Rudge

Marin Avenue Reconfiguration

11.  Barbara Gilbert

Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline Street

12.  Guy W. Thomas

13.  Kenneth Stein

14.  Caleb Dardick

15.  Diane Dew

16.  Deborah McIntyre

Resolution to Oppose CAFTA

17.  Diana Malin

Operation of the Drop-In Center

18.  Manuchehr Shirmohamadi

19.  Robin Wright

20.  Davida Coady

Creeks Ordinance, Stormwater Property Tax (revised heading)

21.  L A Wood  (Breland)


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

Item 17: 1650 La Vereda Road ~ Supplement 1 File  (PDF, 1 MB)

22.  Richard C. Peters

23.  Daniella Thompson

24.  Marguerite Rossetto

25.  Jill Korte

Item 18: University Avenue Strategic Plan Height and Setback Standards and Review Consistency

26.  Raymond Wheeler and Emily Fox

27.  Wendy Alfsen

Item 19: Creeks Ordinance

28.  Supplemental Report to Item 19b, submitted by Councilmember Hawley  (PDF, 176 KB)

29.  Revised proposal, Item 19c, submitted by Barbara Allen, Neighbors on Urban Creeks

30.  L A Wood

31.  Jerry Landis (2)

32.  Rick Motamedi

33.  Dean Metzger, Claremont Elmwood Neighborhood Association

34.  David Rinaldo (2)

35.  Kesten Migdal and Dana Smith

36.  Daniella Thompson (2)

37.  Hilgard O’Reilly Sternberg and Carolina Silveira Lobo Sternberg

38.  Owen Chamberlain and Senta M. Pugh Chamberlain

39.  Juliet Lamont (2)

40.  Elyce Judith and Larry Klein

41.  John Steere

42.  John Maynard

43.  Richard and Myriam Misrach

44.  Tim White

45.  David and Deborah Diamond

46.  Alan Gould

47.  Dawn, Roy and Kathy Whalin

48.  Richard and Livia Rosman

49.  Robert Epstein

50.  Patricia T. Kelly

51.  Helen Burke

52.  Scott Turrin and Heidi Johnson

53.  Robert Warren Jones

54.  Rachel Bradley

55.  Suzanne Popkin

56.  Vonnie Gurgin

57.  Patricia Boyar and Paul Krahenbuhl

58.  Ned and Janis Dairiki

59.  Wendy and Kevin Beadles

60.  Alexander Nichols

61.  Robert Bennin and Josephine Coatsworth

62.  John Fingado

63.  Ernie Karsten and Vanroy Burdick

64.  Carl and Nancy Mampaey

65.  Carol Huffine

66.  Juanita and Charles Curry

67.  Martha Baker

68.  Marilena Tamburello

69.  Raymond and Eleanor Roure

70.  Genevieve and Hubert Dreyfus (2)

71.  Mike Powers

72.  Heidi Gorton

73.  Tom Edwards

74.  Jody Hinshaw

75.  Daniel Pine

76.  Patrick Finley

77.  Sibyl A. Donn

78.  Laurie Fox and D. Patrick Miller

79.  Jan Papps

80.  Rosemary Green

81.  Robert and Marianne Fisher

82.  Irene and David Winston

83.  Henrik and Barbara Bull

84.  Martyn Smith and Jeeva Roche-Smith

85.  Malcolm D. Plant

86.  John Richardson

87.  Andrew J. Dhuey and Bridget A. Clarke

88.  Esta L. Brand

89.  Mark Tompkins

90.  Tekno Tandean

91.  Brenda A. Miller

92.  Jon Graden

93.  Alan and Patricia Francis-Lyon

94.  Donald and Gisela Clemons

95.  Robert J. and Elizabeth C. Burrell

96.  Sylvia J. Egan

97.  Joan Sprinson

98.  Leo and Ella Ellis

99.  Bob Jacobsen

100.    Miriam and David Wilson

101.    Ellen Gorman Winters

102.    Claire and Perry Eyges

103.    Kathy Bowman and Bob Schneider (2)

104.    Surinder Brar

105.    Robin McDonnell and Susan Church

106.    Kristen Van Dam

107.    Eric Wasserman

108.    Phil Price

109.    Wendy Alfsen

110.    Dan and Shirley Dean

111.    Luz Buitrago

112.    Brett D. and Nina M. Combs

113.    Bill Falik

114.    Norman P. and Eleanor J. Moscow and Anita C. Eblé

115.    Paula and David McGinnis

116.    Cecilia Littlepage

Item 21: Benvenue Neighbors Association Proposal on American Baptist Seminary of the West

117.    Roger Van Ouytsel

Item 22: Encroachment Permit:  UC Pedestrian Bridge over Hearst Avenue (Foothill Bridge)

118.    David Mandel, Facilities Services, Physical and Environmental Planning at U.C. Berkeley, care of Jeff Egeberg, Public Works Department

119.    Daniella Thompson

120.    Jan Robitscher

121.    Wendy P. Markel (2)

122.    Sharon Hudson

123.    Carl F. Friberg
 

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

Item 17: 1650 La Vereda Road ~ Supplement 2 File  (PDF, 9 MB)

124.    Supplemental report, submitted by City Manager

125.    John E. Holey, Holey Associates

126.    Rena Rickles

Item 18: University Avenue Strategic Plan Height and Setback Standards and Review Consistency

127.    Stephen Wollmer

128.    Gene Poschman

Item 19: Creeks Ordinance

129.    Denise Glover

130.    Judy Tart

131.    Sara Shumer

132.    Martha Baker

133.    Noel and Marian Bradley

134.    Barbara Oliver

135.    Diane Tokugawa

136.    Richard Marrus

Item 22: Encroachment Permit:  UC Pedestrian Bridge over Hearst Avenue (Foothill Bridge)

137.    Doug Buckwald

138.    Roger Van Ouytsel, Carl Friberg and Jed Parsons

Supplemental Reports and Communications #3 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 18: University Avenue Strategic Plan Height and Setback Standards and Review Consistency

139.    Corrections to report, submitted by Allan Gatzke, Planning Department (PDF, 87 KB)

140.    University Avenue Neighborhoods’ Network

Item 19: Creeks Ordinance

141.    Neighbors on Urban Creeks

142.    University Avenue Neighborhoods’ Network

Item 22: Encroachment Permit:  UC Pedestrian Bridge over Hearst Avenue (Foothill Bridge)

143.    Tom Myers

144.    Petition with 1073 signatures, submitted by Dan Woodard, University of California Residence Hall Assembly

145.    University Avenue Neighborhoods’ Network


City Development

146.    Alison Sales and Ben Keley


Adjournment

Adjourned at 9:15 p.m.