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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Monday, May 10, 2004

  1. Roll Call:              2:35 p.m.

    Present:                Councilmembers Maio, Hawley and Mayor Bates
    Absent:                 None
     

  2. Public Comment:      Barbara Gilbert, Vicki Tamaradze

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of April 26, 2004 (PDF, 10 KB).

    Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Hawley/Maio) to approve the minutes.
     

  4. Review and Action on draft Work Session Agenda for May 18, 2004 (PDF, 13 KB).

    Action:  All items approved for placement on the agenda.
     

  5. Review and Action on draft Housing Authority Agenda for May 18, 2004 (PDF, 15 KB).

    Action:  All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  6. Review and Action on draft City Council Agenda for May 18, 2004.

    Action:  All items approved for placement on the agenda with the following additions, deletions or changes:

     

    Item 24  Presentation: Rental Housing Market from a Student Perspective

    From: Councilmember Wozniak

    Recommendation:  Schedule fifteen-minutes for a presentation on May 25, 2004, by student interns focusing on the status of the rental housing market in Berkeley. 

    Contact: Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember District 8, 981-7180

    Action:  Moved to Action at the request of Councilmember Worthington.

     

    Item 37  Contract: Tennis Court Lighting Rehabilitation (held over from May 4, 2004 by City Manager)

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution approving the plans and specifications for Tennis Court Lighting Rehabilitation at Live Oak Park, Willard Park and San Pablo Park and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with St. Francis Electric, Inc. for the project, including the alternate bid work (Live Oak Park) for the period May 15, 2004 to May 15, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $378,000.

    Financial Implications: Parks Tax Funds – $328,300 and Proposition 40 Per Capita Grant Funds – $50,000.

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

    Action:  Moved to Consent by Mayor Bates.

     

    Item 39  Parking Mitigation at the New Vista College Site (Held over from April 27, 2004 by City Manager)

    a.      From: Transportation Commission

    Recommendation:  Adopt a final plan for allocation of Vista mitigation funds that allocates $2 million, or 55.5% of the funds, to programs to reduce vehicle traffic and promote and improve alternative modes of transportation in Downtown; and $1.6 million, or 44.5% of the funds, to accommodate vehicle trips to Downtown. 

    Financial Implications:  See report.

    Contact: Peter Hillier, Secretary, 981-7010

    b.      From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Refer to the City Manager the recommendations of the Transportation Commission to be considered during negotiations with the Peralta Community College District respecting the use of Vista College parking mitigation funds.

    Contact: Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7010

    Action:  Removed by the City Manager.

     

    Item 43  Decriminalizing Prostitution at the State Level

    From:  Councilmember Spring

    Recommendation:  1) Adopt a Resolution calling for the decriminalization of prostitution at the State level; 2) maintain enforcement of current prostitution laws in Berkeley; 3) pass an Ordinance requiring the semi-annual reporting of numbers and incidents of arrest for prostitution to go to the Police Review Commission (PRC) and the Council; and 4) request the City Manager send the resolution on behalf of the Council to state and federal elected officials.

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

    Action:  Revisions presented by Councilmember Spring.

     

  7. Review and Action on scheduling of Calendar, Public Hearings, Presentations and Work Session topics.

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 447 KB)

      Action:  Housing Authority meetings for May 18, 2004, June 15, 2004 and July 20,2004 will begin at 6:00 p.m. instead of 6:30 p.m.  A special Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 1, 2004.

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 125 KB)

       

  8. Discussion and Action regarding process for review of the Agenda Committee and amendments to Council Rules of Procedure.

     

  9. Adjournment:  3:10 p.m.

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**At its March 11, 2003 meeting, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 61,968-N.S. changing the name of the Rules Committee to the “Agenda Committee” to better reflect its duties.


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