and Action on draft
City Council Agenda for May 18, 2004.
All items approved for
placement on the agenda with the following additions, deletions or
24 Presentation: Rental
Housing Market from a Student Perspective
fifteen-minutes for a presentation on May 25, 2004, by student
interns focusing on the status of the rental housing market in
Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember District 8, 981-7180
Moved to Action at the request of Councilmember Worthington.
37 Contract: Tennis
Court Lighting Rehabilitation (held
over from May 4, 2004 by City Manager)
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.
Implications: Parks Tax Funds – $328,300 and Proposition 40 Per
Capita Grant Funds – $50,000.
Marc Seleznow, Parks Recreation & Waterfront, 981-6700
to Consent by Mayor Bates.
39 Parking Mitigation at
the New Vista College Site (Held
over from April 27, 2004 by City Manager)
From: Transportation Commission
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.
Peter Hillier, Secretary, 981-7010
From: City Manager
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.
Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7010
Removed by the City Manager.
Prostitution at the State Level
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.
Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 981-7140
Revisions presented by Councilmember Spring.