and Action on Draft
City Council Agenda for September 9, 2003
items approved for placement on Council agenda with the following
Safety Building Antennae
Set a public hearing on September 16th regarding
relocation of the Public Safety Building Antennae.
Contact: Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4,
by Councilmember Spring to change the hearing date to October 21, 2003.
Inquiry into Death of Americans in Middle East
From: Councilmembers Olds and Hawley
Direct the City Manager to send a letter to President Bush,
Senators Boxer and Feinstein and Representative Lee calling on the
United States Government to undertake a full, fair and expeditious
investigation into the deaths and/or injuries sustained by all Americans
since September 28, 2000 in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza due to
ongoing conflicts, and urge the adoption of an amendment to House
Concurrent Resolution 111 that would expand the inquiry to involve an
investigation into all such tragic incidents.
Contact: Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6,
981-7160 and Miriam Hawley, Councilmember District 5, 981-7150
Action: Moved to the Action Calendar by Mayor Bates.
HR 111: Investigation into Death of Rachel Corrie
From: Peace and Justice Commission
Adopt a Resolution
directing the City Manager to send a letter to President George Bush,
Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, and Representative Barbara
Lee calling on the United States Government to undertake a full, fair,
and expeditious investigation into the death of Rachel Corrie, and
urging the adoption of House Concurrent Resolution 111, which expresses
the same intent.
Manuel Hector, Secretary, 981-5110
From: City Manager
The City Manager takes
no position on this matter.
Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100
Moved to the Action Calendar by Mayor Bates.
Traffic Circles on Bicycle Boulevards (tabled
Approve a compromise motion to designate $140,000 in additional
traffic circle funding to be specified for use for traffic circles on
bicycle boulevards (as a compromise between use of funds for unspecified
bicycling projects, versus use of funds for unspecified circles).
Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170
To be revised by Councilmember Worthington.