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BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2007
Council Chambers – 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Locations: 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
Tom Bates, Mayor
District 1 – Linda Maio
District 5 – Laurie Capitelli
District 2 – Darryl Moore
District 6 – Betty Olds
District 3 – Max Anderson
District 7 – Kriss Worthington
District 4 – Dona Spring
District 8 – Gordon Wozniak
Roll Call: 5:05 p.m. Absent at roll call – Councilmembers Anderson, Worthington, Spring and Mayor Bates. Councilmember Maio assumed Chair. Councilmember Worthington present at 5:08 p.m. and assumed Chair. Councilmember Anderson present at 5:10 p.m. Mayor Bates present at 5:12 p.m. and assumed Chair. Councilmember Spring present at 5:15 p.m.
Public Comment – Limited to items on this agenda only – 4
The City Council convened in closed session in the board meeting room to meet with its attorneys concerning the following:
1. 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
Action: No action taken
2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION - GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(a):
GTE Mobilnet of California, L.P., dba Verizon Wireless v. City of Berkeley
(U.S. District Court Case No. C 07 4034)
6:33 P.M. Councilmember Worthington present at 6:44 p.m.
Action: Continued to the conclusion of public hearings at the regular meeting this date and subsequently continued to Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.
3. Worksession: Pandemic Flu Update
Action: Discussion and direction
Contact: Dr. Linda Rudolf, Health and Human Services, 981-5100
Action: No action taken.
Recess: 7:07 – 11:14 p.m.
Councilmembers Worthington and Olds absent at 11:14 and present at 11:20 p.m.
Adjournment – 11:29 p.m. – to Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. at 2180 Milvia Sreeet
Item 3: Worksession: Pandemic Flu Update
· Presentation, submitted by Health & Human Services Department