Regular Meeting eSummary
February 27
, 2007

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BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

7:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
  

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:  7:35 p.m.  All present (Anderson/Capitelli/Worthington present 7:37 p.m.).

Ceremonial Matters:

1.      Proclamation celebrating the life of, and extending condolences to the family and friends of, Theodore “Rose” Scates (Maio).

2.      Proclamation commending Cazadero Performing Arts Camp (Capitelli).

City Manager Comments:  None

Public Comment on Consent Calendar Items Only – 12


Consent Calendar

Action: M/S/C – Maio/Worthington – Adopted the Consent Calendar in one motion except:  Item 33 added to the Consent Calendar and referred to budget process;  Items 13, 18 & 20 removed for discussion;  and Item 34 continued to March 13, 2007.

1.      Lease: 3282 Adeline Street (PDF, 70 KB) (First reading – February 13, 2007)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance 6,970–N.S authorizing the City Manager to execute a three-year lease agreement and any amendments with Mansour Taeed for real property located at 3282 Adeline Street for the purpose of leasing office space for the Family, Youth and Children's Program for the period March 15, 2007 through March 14, 2010 with an option to extend for an additional five-year period. 

Financial Implications: Health (Short/Doyle) Fund - $121,303 

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

Action:  Adopted Ordinance No. 6,970–N.S (PDF, 1.2 MB) (Effective March 29, 2007).

2.      Contract Amendment: West Berkeley Rail Stop Transit Plaza Public Art (PDF, 90 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing an amendment to Contract No. 7006 with artist John Wehrle to increase the contract amount by $15,000 for a total not to exceed $58,750. 

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Michael Caplan, Office of Economic Development, 981-7000

Action:  Adopted Resolution No.63,588–N.S. (PDF, 122 KB)

3.      Formal Bid Solicitations and Request for Proposals (PDF, 80 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Approve the attached request for proposals (RFP) that will be, or is planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division. 

Financial Implications: Various Funds - $1,000,000

Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7400

Action:  Approved recommendation.

4.      Safety Members' Pension Fund Annual Reports for FY 2001 Through FY 2006 (PDF, 2 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: That Council accepts the Safety Members Pension Fund (SMPF) annual reports for fiscal years ended June 30, 2001 through June 30, 2006. 

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Approved recommendation.

5.      Annual Investment Report, Revisions to Investment Policies and Designation of Investment Authority (PDF, 83 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution accepting the Annual Investment Report, and renewing the delegation of authority to make investments to the Director of Finance. 

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,589–N.S. (PDF, 42 KB)

6.      "Cost Per Copy" Multifunction Copier Program with MBA of California (PDF, 85 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into multiple purchase orders (POs) with MBA of California for a Citywide "Cost Per Copy" program for multifunction copiers, using the Terms and Conditions of Request for Proposal 06-10081-C, for the period February 1, 2007 through June 30, 2013, for amounts estimated not to exceed $300,000 annually based on the POs executed each year. 

Financial Implications: Various funds $300,000 per year.

Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,590–N.S. (PDF, 67 KB)

7.      Eliminate Title Company Retention of One-Third of the Real Property Transfer Tax Funds for Seismic Retrofit Program (PDF, 87 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code, Section 7.52.060 § K (4) to eliminate the provision that up to one-third of the Real Property Transfer Tax be set aside in an escrow account pending completion of seismic retrofit work.  Amending the ordinance as recommended does not impact the seismic retrofit program in any way.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Adopted first reading of Ordinance No. 6,971–N.S (second reading March 13, 2007).

8.      Contract Amendment:  Financial Advisory and Technical Services (PDF, 80 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the contract with The National Development Council (NDC) for financial advisory and technical services to increase the contract amount by $14,000 for an amount not to exceed $59,500. 

Financial Implications: Capital Improvement Fund - $14,000

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,591–N.S. (PDF, 67 KB)

9.      Contract Amendment:  Peer Review Construction Cost Services (PDF, 80 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the contract with Dabri, Inc. for financial peer review services to increase the contract amount by $40,000 for an amount not to exceed $90,580. 

Financial Implications: Capital Improvement Fund - $40,000

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,592–N.S. (PDF, 62 KB)

10.  Contract: Civic Center Park Construction Support Services (PDF, 75 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Amphion, Inc. for construction support services for the Civic Center Park Renovation and Rehabilitation Project in an amount not to exceed $47,980 for the period February 28, 2007 through June 30, 2007. 

Financial Implications: Landscaping/ Assessment District Fund - $47,980

Contact: Marc Seleznow, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,593–N.S. (PDF, 64 KB)

11.  Contract:  Planning Services - Vivian Kahn (PDF, 85 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the contract with Kahn/Mortimer Associates for planning services, increasing the contract amount by $15,000 for a total not-to-exceed $50,644, and increasing the hourly rate from $85/hour to $100/hour. 

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,594–N.S. (PDF, 50 KB)

12.  Grant:  2006-07 Coordinated Program for Measure B, Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, Bicycle (PDF, 83 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit funding applications to the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency's 2006-07 Coordinated Program Grant for Measure B, Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Program and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Funds; and execute related grant agreements and any amendments, and accept the grant funds, if awarded, for three grants: 

1.      Downtown BART Plaza Project: $320,000

2.      Ashby-BART station/Ed Roberts Campus: $1,220,000

3.       Travel Choice: $396,000

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,595–N.S. (PDF, 89 KB)

13.  Access to Berkeley Police Department Information (PDF, 25 KB)

From: Councilmember Spring

Recommendation: That the City Manager returns to Council within 60 days with a plan to provide the public access to Berkeley's Police Department information, including police reports, as required by state law. 

Financial Implications: See report

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

Action:  Removed for discussion.  M/S/C – Spring/Worthington – Directed the City Manager to report on current practices and recommend ways to improve the process on March 13, 2007.

14.  Resolution to Eliminate Racial Discrimination (continued from January 30, 2007)

a. From: Councilmember Worthington (PDF, 45 KB)

Recommendation: Adopt a resolution in support of enforcement of the Convention on Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) and refer to the City Manager the polling and reporting of the City’s progress in eliminating racial discrimination. 

Financial Implications: Relatively small.

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

b. Information Report from City Manager (PDF, 152 KB) (February 27, 2007- To Be Delivered)

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

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,596–N.S. (PDF, 101 KB)

15.  Follow-Up Audit of Public Works Construction Contracts (PDF, 161 KB)

From: Auditor

Recommendation: Request the City Manager to report back on or before September 26, 2007, and every six months thereafter, regarding the implementation status of the audit recommendations in the attached audit report until each recommendation is fully implemented. 

Financial Implications: See report. 

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

Action:  Approved recommendation.

16.  Hornblower Cruises and Events Labor Dispute and Boycott (PDF, 78 KB)

From: Commission on Labor

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution endorsing the boycott of Hornblower Cruises and Events, including their Alcatraz Cruises subsidiary, and supporting the efforts of displaced workers of the Blue & Gold Fleet by encouraging Hornblower Cruises and Events to engage in positive negotiations with former Blue & Gold fleet workers.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Delfina Geiken, Commission Secretary, 981-7000

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,597–N.S. (PDF, 66 KB)

17.  Shattuck Cinemas Labor Dispute (PDF, 77 KB)

From: Commission on Labor

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution supporting Shattuck Cinema employees in their efforts to organize, and encouraging Landmark Theater Company resolve the dispute in a timely manner. 

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Delfina Geiken, Secretary, Commission on Labor, 981-7551

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,598–N.S. (PDF, 57 KB)

18.  University Of California Berkeley Parking Increases For Staff And Faculty (PDF, 439 KB)

From: Commission on Labor

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution affirming opposition to parking fee increases for University of California employees and encouraging the University of California to explore affordable mass transit options for its faculty and staff. 

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Delfina Geiken, Secretary, Commission on Labor, 981-7551

Action:  Removed for discussion.  M/S/C – Maio/Capitelli – Directed that a letter be sent to the UC (Maio to draft) asking that rates be structured to encourage car pooling, that rates be progressive, and that rates provide consideration for the disabled (Noes – Worthington).

19.  Reappointment to the Mental Health Commission (PDF, 76 KB)

From: Mental Health Commission

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution reappointing Allan Maris to the Mental Health Commission, as an Albany resident of the General Public Interest Category, for a three-year term beginning March 10, 2007 and ending March 9, 2010. 

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Carol Patterson, Commission Secretary, 981-5217

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,599–N.S. (PDF, 46 KB)

20.  Opposing the Use of Cluster Munitions and Other Weapons (PDF, 74 KB)

From: Peace and Justice Commission

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution supporting 1) the Cluster Munitions Coalition's campaign against the use of cluster munitions by sending a letter to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanking Norway for taking the initiative to organize an international ban on cluster munitions that have unacceptable humanitarian consequences; 2) the campaign against the use of depleted uranium weapons by signing the petition of the International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons; and 3) sending a letter to President Bush condemning the manufacture, sale,  and use of cluster bombs, depleted uranium weapons, and white phosphorus incendiary weapons. 

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Manuel Hector, Jr., Commission Secretary, 981-5110

Action: Removed for discussion.  M/S/C – Wozniak/Moore – Continued to March 13, 2007 (Noes – Anderson, Spring, Worthington).

21.  Zoning Adjustments Board Representation on the Joint Density Bonus Subcommittee (PDF, 75 KB)

From: Zoning Adjustments Board

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution appointing Sara Schumer of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) to the Joint Density Bonus Subcommittee

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Debbie Sanderson, Secretary, Zoning Adjustments Board, 981-7400

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 63,600–N.S. (PDF, 38 KB)

Public Comment/Items not Listed on the Agenda – 11


Action Calendar – Appeals

22. ZAB Appeal: 1842 Euclid Avenue – Public Comments 5

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

Recommendation:  

1. Adopt a Resolution affirming the ZAB’s decision to approve a carry-out food service store; or 

2. Set the matter for a public hearing.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

b.      Appeal

1.      Donn M. Gurule (PDF, 129 KB)

c.       Communications

1.      Petition containing 311 signatures, submitted by Donn M. Gurule (PDF, 2 MB)

2.      Fr. Mario DiCicco (PDF, 55 KB)

3.      Petition containing 105 signatures and photo, submitted by Donn M. Gurule (PDF, 646 KB)

 

Action: M/S/C – Capitelli/Olds - Adopted Resolution No. 63,601–N.S (PDF, 375 KB) (Noes – Anderson, Worthington; Abstain – Spring).

 

Recess – 9:20 p.m. – 9:32 p.m.

23. ZAB Appeal: 2817 Eighth Street

a. From: City Manager (PDF, 25 MB)

Recommendation: Remand the matter to the ZAB to reconsider the project as being subject to the City’s inclusionary housing requirements, as described in this report.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

b.      Appeal

1.      Edward Adams (PDF, 443 KB)

 

Action:  M/S/C Capitelli/Moore – Set for public hearing (no date specific).

24. ZAB Appeal: 1406 San Pablo Avenue

a. From: City Manager (PDF, 3 MB)

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution affirming ZAB decision to allow nine parking spaces where 10 spaces were required under the approved Use Permit for the project.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

b.      Appeal

1.      John McCrane (PDF, 45 KB)

 

Action: M/S/C – Olds/Capitelli – Adopted Resolution No. 63,602–N.S. (PDF, 236 KB)

Action Calendar – Public Hearings

25.  Fees: 2007 Camps Programs (PDF, 95 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution with an updated fee schedule for Tuolumne, Echo Lake, and Berkeley Day Camps containing one new fee, several reduced or eliminated fees, and rescinding Resolution No. 63,216-N.S. 

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Marc Seleznow, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

Public Testimony: The Mayor opened the public hearing - 0 speakers.  M/S/C – Wozniak/Worthington - closed the public hearing.

Action: M/S/C – Worthington/Moore – Adopted Resolution No. 63,603–N.S. (PDF, 228 KB)

26.  Extend Residential Permit Parking Program (PDF, 306 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution amending Sections 25C, 25M and 25N of Resolution No. 56,508–N.S. by adding subsections to extend residential permit parking. 

Financial Implications: Measure B - Local Street and Road Fund - $5,000

Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

Public Testimony: The Mayor opened the public hearing - 5 speakers.  M/S/C – Wozniak/Maio - closed the public hearing (Moore/Capitelli - absent).

Action: M/S/C – Worthington/Wozniak – Adopted Resolution No. 63,604–N.S (PDF, 68 KB) (Absent – Moore, Capitelli).

Action Calendar – Old Business

27.  Zoning Ordinance (BMC Title 23) Amendment: Eliminating 4 Plus 4 Inclusionary Units Exception (PDF, 2 MB) (held over from January 30, 2007)  - Public Comment 3

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance to (1) amend Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Sections 23C.12.020 and 23E.20.080 to require projects with a total of five or more residential units and live/work units (but not five or more live/work units) to provide inclusionary units equivalent to 20% of the total number of units and pay in-lieu fees for fractional portion of the required inclusionary units; and (2) modify BMC Section 23E.20.080 to require all inclusionary live/work units be dispersed throughout the project and be comparable to the size, design and appearance of non-inclusionary units. 

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  M/S/C – Capitelli/Maio – Referred to the Agenda Committee to schedule a workshop with stakeholders to explore further (Noes – Worthington).

Action Calendar – New Business

28.  Berkeley Housing Authority Governance Structure (PDF, 76 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the governance structure as recommended by staff and begin process to appoint new board.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action:  M/S/C – Worthington/Olds Approved recommendation.

29.  FY 2007 Second Quarter Budget Workshop and Adoption of Mid Year Budget Appropriations (PDF, 86 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:

1. Adopt a Resolution allocating anticipated, one-time General Fund revenue of $2,000,000 for specific one-time expenditures: 

·        $1 million to restore Fire Department overtime through December 2008; 

·        $200,000 for continued Telegraph Avenue improvements; 

·        $100,000 for Measure G (Greenhouse Gas Initiative) program planning; 

·        $500,000 for Economic Development investments; 

·        $200,000 for the Public Safety System program upgrades and maintenance;

·        $1.3 million to be set aside for the deferred infrastructure maintenance and major repairs to be discussed during the FY 2008 & FY 2009 Biennial Budget process; and

2. Defer any recurring costs for consideration during the FY 2008 & FY 2009 Biennial Budget.

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Tracy Vesely, Budget Manager, 981-7000

Action: M/S/C – Wozniak/Olds – Approved City Manager and Mayor recommendations and adopted Resolution 63,605–N.S. (PDF, 118 KB) (Absent – Olds; Noes – Worthington).

M/S/C – Maio/Moore – Extended meeting to 11:15 p.m.

M/S/C – Maio/Wozniak – Extended meeting to 11:30 p.m. (Absent – Olds).

30.  Evaluation of Telegraph Avenue Improvement Plan (PDF, 164 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Accept the report and approve funding recommendations to continue the improvement efforts on Telegraph Avenue, and extend those efforts into the Downtown. 

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

 

Moore absent 11:45 p.m.

Action:  M/S/C – Anderson/Worthington – Approved recommendation (Absent – Olds, Moore.

31.   Mobile Disaster Fire Protection System (To Be Delivered, PDF, 4 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with Hytrans BV for portions of the Mobile Disaster Fire Protection System (MDFPS) in an amount not to exceed $4,700,000.

Financial Implications: Community Facilities District #1 Fire Protection Bond Fund - $4,700,000

Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire Department, 981-5500

Action:  Continued to March 20, 2007.

32.  Zoning Ordinance Amendments: Procedural Changes to Streamline the Enforcement of Permit Violations (PDF, 5 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance to amend Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapters 23B.60, Compliance and Revocation, and 23B.64, Abatement of Nuisances. 

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  M/S/C – Maio/Wozniak - Adopted first reading of Ordinance No. 6,972–N.S (Absent – Olds) (second reading March 13, 2007).

M/S/C – Capitelli/Anderson – Extended meeting to 11:45 p.m. (Absent – Olds, Moore).

33.  Funding of $200,000 for Traffic Calming in the Cedar/Rose/Hopkins/Gilman Area (PDF, 16 KB)

From: Councilmember Maio

Recommendation: $200,000 for traffic calming to implement needed measures to address heavy traffic impacts.

Financial Implications: $200,000

Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110

Action:  Referred to budget process.

34. Supporting Prosecution of Donald Rumsfeld and Other Government Officials

a. From: Peace and Justice Commission (PDF, 289 KB)

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution endorsing the case of Rumsfeld et al by joining the list of "co-plaintiffs". 

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Manuel Hector Jr., Commission Secretary, 981-5110

b. From City Manager (PDF, 58 KB)

Recommendation: That Council take no action on the proposed recommendation from the Peace and Justice Commission seeking that the City join in a criminal complaint asking a German prosecutor to investigate United States officials for the possible commission of crimes.

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

Action: Added to Consent Calendar and continued to March 13, 2007.

Information Reports

35.  Investment Report: Quarter Ended December 31, 2006 (PDF, 1 MB)

From: City Manager

Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

Action:  Received and filed.

36.  LPC Structural Alteration Permit NODs:  1) 1120 Second St.; 2) 1987 Ashby Ave.; 3) 2114 Center St. (PDF, 12 MB)

From: City Manager

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development 981-7400

Action:  Received and filed.

37.  Response To LBNL Proposed 2006 Long Range Development Plan And Draft Environmental Impact Report (PDF, 81 KB)

From: City Manager

Contact:Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action:  Received and filed.

38.  Interstate 80 (I-80) Integrated Corridor Mobility Project (PDF, 75 KB)

From: City Manager

Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

Action:  Received and filed.

39.  Crisis Intervention Training (PDF, 87 KB)

From: Mental Health Commission

Contact: Carol Patterson, Commission Secretary, 981-5217

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. All communications submitted to Council are public record.

Item 1:  BAPAC Alcohol Regulations – Social Host

1.      Sharon Hudson

Item 27: Extend Residential Permit Parking Program

2.      Jennifer and Alan Joyce

3.      Esther Guerrero

4.      Lynn B. Cooper

5.      David Warren

Item 29: FY 2007 Second Quarter Budget Workshop and Adoption of Mid Year Budget Appropriations

Approximately 290 letters submitted in a substantially similar format are on file in the City Clerk Department.

Car Ownership in Berkeley

6.      Hank Resnik

Shopping and Entertainment in Berkeley

7.      David Drubin

Center Street

8.      John N. Roberts

Personal Experience of Berkeley City Government

9.      MargotS999@****.com

Universal Health Care

10.  Margot Smith

Responsible Beverage Serving

11.  Johnnise Downs, California Restaurant Association

Sound System Problems of the 2/13 City Council Meeting

12.  Barbara Gilbert

13.  Wendy Markel

14.  Peter Teichner

Trader Joe’s Appeal

15.  Wendy Alfsen (2), McKinley Grant Addison Allston Neighborhood Association

16.  Phyllis Brooks Schafer

Brower Center Opponents, Creek Concerns

17.  Kirstin Miller

Disturbance at Garber Street and College Avenue

18.  Anne Whyte

Supplemental Communications and Reports 1 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 3: Access to Berkeley Police Department Information

19.  Marie Bowman, Berkeley Alliance of Neighborhood Associations

Item 22: ZAB Appeal: 1842 Euclid Avenue

20.  Rena Rickles

21.  Letters and petitions of support, submitted by Jamal Fares

ZAB Appeal: 2817 Eighth Street

22.  Letters of support, submitted by Ed Adams and Xin Jin

Item 29: FY 2007 Second Quarter Budget Workshop and Adoption of Mid Year Budget Appropriations

23.  Supplemental Report submitted by Mayor Bates (PDF, 88 KB)

24.  Marie Bowman, Berkeleyans Against Soaring Taxes (BASTA!)

25.  Carol Thornton

Item 33: Funding of $200,000 for Traffic Calming in the Cedar/Rose/Hopkins/Gilman Area

26.  David Wooley

Supplemental Communications and Reports 2 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 14: Resolution to Eliminate Racial Discrimination

27.      Cynthia Johnson, Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Social Justice Committee

Item 22: ZAB Appeal: 1842 Euclid Avenue

28.      Letters and petitions of support, submitted by Jamal Fares

29.      Rena Rickles

30.      Petitions and photos, submitted by Donn M. Gurule

Item 29: FY 2007 Second Quarter Budget Workshop and Adoption of Mid Year Budget Appropriations

31.      Supplemental report, submitted by City Manager (PDF, 584 KB)

32.      Marie Bowman, Berkeley Alliance of Neighborhood Associations

Berkeley Iceland

33.      Marie Bowman, Berkeley Alliance of Neighborhood Associations

Complaint Submitted to the Berkeley Police Review Commission

34.      Ronda Madero-Williams

Jazz Poetry Festival

35.      Raymond Nat Turner

Sustainable Berkeley Documents

36.     Michael Howerton and Judith Scherr, Berkeley Daily Planet

 

Adjournment

M/S/C – Worthington/Maio – adjourned at 11:55 p.m. in memory of Marguaritte Aaron and Corrine Goldstick.