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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Monday, January 10, 2005

  1. Roll Call: 2:33 p.m. Absent: Councilmember Maio.

     

  2. Public Comment: None.

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of January 3, 2005 (PDF, 113 KB).

    Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Wozniak/Bates; Absent – Maio) to approve the minutes.

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Housing Authority Agenda January 18, 2005.

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

     

    Amend 2005 Meeting Time

    From: Councilmember Spring

    Recommendation: Amend the 2005 meeting time for Housing Authority meetings from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. except for meetings dealing with the annual budget, annual plan or reorganization.

    Contact: Councilmember Spring.

    Action: Revised Housing Authority meeting schedule recommendation to start meetings that do not deal with the annual budget, annual plan or reorganization at 6:20 p.m.

     

    Added Items to Consent Calendar:

     

    Contract: Housing Software Upgrade

    From: Executive Officer

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to amend the existing contract with Emphasys Software (formerly Emphasys Computer Solutions) by $40,745 to upgrade to a Windows-based version, for a total amount not to exceed $196,315.

    Financial Implications:  Section 108 Loan Fund – $40,745.

    Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for January 18, 2005.

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

     

    Kyoto Protocol

    From: Councilmembers Spring, Worthington, Maio and Anderson

    Recommendation: Join KyotoUSA and adopt a Resolution endorsing the Kyoto Protocol calling for the reduction of greenhouse emissions and urging the U.S. government to join most of the other nations of the world in their commitment to reduce emissions to address the threat posed by global warming.

    Contact: Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 981-7140; Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170; Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 981-7110; Max Anderson, Councilmember District 3, 981-7130

    Action: Approved as revised.

     

    Added Items to Consent Calendar:

     

    FY06 & FY07 Work Plan Projects: Priority Setting Phase 2 – Submit Council Preferences

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Submit preferences for FY06 & FY07 Priority Work Plan Projects to the City Manager.

    Financial Implications: None.

    Contact: Lisa Caronna, City Manager, 981-7000

     

    Contract: Air Rights at Ashby Bart - Ed Roberts Campus

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with Ed Roberts Campus (ERC) to assign the City’s option to the air rights over the eastern parking lot of the Ashby BART station, subject to conditions in the contract.  The term of the new contract extends until May, 2007, concurrent with the option agreement between BART and the ERC.

    Financial Implications: Unknown (value of the air rights).

    Contact: Tom Myers, Economic Development, 981-7530

     

    “Stand up for Choice Day” Honoring Roe v. Wade

    From: Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) recognizing January 22, 2005 as “Stand Up for Choice Day” in honor of the landmark 1973 United States Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade; 2) supporting the local Pro-Choice community demonstrating in San Francisco; and 3) urging all legal authorities to facilitate the protection of women’s reproductive rights.

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

     

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

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 332 KB)

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 210 KB)

      Action: No discussion or action taken.

       

  7. Adjournment: 2:55 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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