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AGENDA

 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL AND POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION

JOINT SPECIAL MEETING

AND

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2007

5:00 P.M.

6th Floor Conference Room, 2180 Milvia Street
Teleconference Locations: 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 City Clerk Department, 981-6900.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Public Comment: Limited to matters on this agenda

Closed Sessions

The City Council and Police Review Commission will recess into closed session to meet with its attorneys concerning the following matter:

 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL AND POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION

JOINT SPECIAL MEETING

 

1.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(a):

Berkeley Police Association v. City of Berkeley, et al., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. 2002 057569.

The Police Review Commission meeting will adjourn and the City Council will continue in closed session to discuss each of the following matters, not necessarily in the order listed below:

 

 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

2.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION PURSUANT `TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(a):

 

Meggs, Jason, et al. v. City of Berkeley, et al.

USDC No. C 91 4033 CW; USCA, 9th Cir. No. 05-15436

 

Prentice, Kristin, et al. v. City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG03 133031

 

Barton, Mary, et al. v. City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 04 172953

 

DeCaprio, Steven H. v. City of Berkeley

USDC No. C 04 3625 CW [USCA No. 05-17115]

 

Nesby, Stancy v. City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 04 177538 [Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate Dist., A116370]

 

Meyer Crest Ltd., et al. v. City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG 04 177080

 

Jacqueline Bradley v. City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. BG 05208327

 

Kevin Quillinan v. City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 05230436

 

Henry James Savage v. City Of Berkeley, et al.

USDC No. C05-02378 MHP

 

Kathleen Bingham v. Himalayan Fair LLC, City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 06 251870

 

Nam Im Kim v. City of Berkeley, William Mourley, dba Dream Fluff Donuts

ACSC No. RG 06 251145

 

Jeanne Kaiser v. City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 05 247410

 

Jane Rudell Jackson v. City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 06 253799

 

Juanita Butler v. City of Berkeley, AJW Construction

ACSC No. RG 06 257770

 

George Salo v. City of Berkeley, Avenue Tow, et al.

Solano County FCS 027483

 

Michael Salisbury v. Det. Michael Ward, Ofc. S. Speelman

ACSC No. RG 06 252201

 

Ruby Lott v. County Of Alameda, City Of Berkeley, Oscar Wimberly, Mattie Wimberly

ACSC No. RG 06 260746

 

Frank Cisneros; Beatrice Cisneros; Kasi Cisneros v. City Of  Berkeley (Cisneros I)

ACSC No. RG 06 281529

 

Darrell D. Foley v. City Of Berkeley, BOSS, et al. (Foley I)
ACSC No. RG 06 281831

 

Edward Kyle Wright v. City Of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG 06 269626

 

Darrell D. Foley v. City Of Berkeley, BOSS, et al. (Foley II)

ACSC No. RG 06 285539

 

Arlene Moore v. Drew Properties, Jest Jewels, City of Berkeley

ACSC No. RG06 282157

 

Laurie Jacobs v. Berkeley Unified School Dist., City Of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG06 278663

 

Darrell D. Foley v. Tom Bates, Boona Cheema, et al. (Foley III)

USDC C07 0402 PJH

 

Darrell D. Foley v. Tom Bates, Boona Cheema, et al. (Foley IV)

USDC C07 07294 PJH

 

Lois Karp v. PG&E, City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG07 308530

 

Jamila Dotson v. Taline Goorjian, City of Berkeley, State of CA, et al.

ACSC No. WG06 271247

 

Tess Famacion and Tito Famacion v. City of Berkeley and East Bay Center for the Blind

ACSC No. RG07 312112

 

Vijay Lakireddy v. County of Alameda, City of Oakland, City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. WG07 316600

 

Charles J. Aitken v. City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG07 316022

 

Grace Gill, as Decedent’s Successor in Interest, etc. v. City of Berkeley and Willie Ed Bean

ACSC No. RG07 313173

 

Valeriano Saucedo v. City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG07 322642

 

Frank Cisneros; Beatrice Cisneros; Kasi Cisneros v. Sergeant T. Curtin,
Detective G. Pon, Officer J. Luna, Officer K. Deblasi, Officer J. Louis,

Officer R. Onciano (Cisneros II)
USDC C07-02788 JCS

 

Jerome Johnson v. City Of Berkeley, California Dept. Of Justice

SF Superior Ct. No. CGC 05 446697

 

Teresa J. Paris v. City Of Berkeley, Zelte Crawford, Does 1 to 20

ACSC No. RG07 323657

 

Daniel Quel v. City Of Berkeley, Phoenix Electric Co.

ACSC No. RG07 310557

 

Valerie Heatlie v. City Of Berkeley, County Of Alameda, Darryl J Gruen,

Lee Gale Gruen, Thanh Pham, Ly T. Vo, Does 1-100

ACSC RG07 325529

 

Interinsurance Exchange v. Ofc. Ross Kassebaum, City of Berkeley Police Dept., Does 1-10

ACSC BG07 332037

 

Kortney Blythe v. City of Berkeley

USDC No. C07 03173 MMC

 

Hamid Kondazi v. City of Berkeley

USDC No. C06 07856 CRB

 

Ruth Ellen Pearce, Trustee of the Ruth Ellen Pearce Revocable Trust, et al. v. All Persons Claiming Any Interest In, or Lien Upon, the Real Property Herein Described; City of Berkeley, et al.

ACSC No. RG 04 181677 / RG03 081308

 

Friends Protecting Berkeley's Resources v. Berkeley Unified School District and Board of Education of BUSD; City of Berkeley, Real Party In Interest

ACSC No. HG07312667

 

Neighborhood Preservation Organization v. City of Berkeley and Berkeley City Council

ACSC No. RG 07306479

 

City of Berkeley v. University of California, Berkeley, Regents of the University of California

ACSC RG06 302934

 

3.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (b)(1):

Threatened litigation:

The City Council will discuss with its attorneys the threat of litigation by Verizon Wireless, as set forth in the February 20, 2007, letter from its attorney, Paul Albritton, to the City Council, concerning the denial by the Zoning Adjustments Board of its application to install a wireless telecommunications facility at 2721 Shattuck Avenue, the application of the City’s wireless telecommunications ordinance (BMC Chapter 23C.17) to its application, and the validity of that ordinance.

 

4.      CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6:

Unions:           Berkeley Police Association

      City Negotiators:       Philip Kamlarz, City Manager; Lisa Caronna, Deputy City Manager; Tracy Vesely, Budget Manager; Doug Hambleton, Police Chief; David Hodgkins, Director of Human Resources; Margarita Zamora, Senior Human Resources Analyst

 

Adjournment

 

                                                                                                      

I hereby certify that the agenda for this meeting of the Berkeley City Council was posted at the display case located near the walkway in front of Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website on Thursday, July 12, 2007.

 

Pamyla Means, MMC, City Clerk