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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Monday, May 16, 2005

  1. Roll Call:    2:33 p.m.

    Present:      Mayor Bates, Councilmembers Maio and Wozniak.

    Absent:       None.

     

  2. Public Comment: Barbara Gilbert, Robert Reynolds, Zach Hobesh, Richard King, Pamela Sihvola, and Gene Bernardi.

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of May 9, 2005 (PDF, 110 KB).

    Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Wozniak) to approve the minutes as revised.

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Joint Redevelopment Agency and City Council Special Agenda for May 24, 2005 (PDF, 132 KB).

    Action: All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for May 24, 2005.

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

     

    Youth Voting

    From: Councilmembers Moore and Worthington

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution: 1) supporting state legislation permitting local choice in which cities and counties will be permitted to designate a voting age of 16 years or older in city or county elections; and 2) preparing an amendment to the City Charter to be presented to the voters in Berkeley that would allow a resident of 16 years of age or older the right to vote in city elections, if and when the state allows this action.

    Financial Implications: $10,000 to place the charter amendment on the ballot.

    Contact: Darryl Moore, Councilmember District 2, 981-7120 and Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170

    Action: Moved to Action Calendar.

     

    Revisions to the Zoning Ordinance, Part 2

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt the first reading of an Ordinance to correct various typographic errors in Title 23 (Zoning Ordinance) and clarify long-standing interpretations of the regulatory text.

    Financial Implications: None.

    Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400]

    Action: Moved to Consent Calendar.

     

    Contract: Environmental Review Services for 700 University Avenue

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with Christopher A. Joseph & Associates for environmental review services in an amount not to exceed $150,000 for a total contract period not to exceed one year with the sole source of funding derived from funds provided by applicants.

    Financial Implications: None – funding provided by applicant.

    Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

    Action: Moved to Consent Calendar.

     

    Added to Consent Calendar:

     

    Reprogramming FY 2001 Emergency Shelter Grant Funds

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing: 1) the reprogramming of $9,925 in FY 2004 Emergency Shelter Grant funds, previously awarded to Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), to the Berkeley Food and Housing Project (BFHP) for minor rehabilitation work at BFHP’s Men’s and Women’s Shelter; and 2) an amendment of the existing contract with BHFP, increasing the amount by $9,925 for a total amount not to exceed $1,108,683 for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.

    Financial Implications: Emergency Shelter Grant Funds – $9,925 transferred from BOSS to BHFP.

    Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

     

    Contract Amendments: CDBG and ESG Funded Improvement Projects

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute amendments to contracts with Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) Harrison Street Shelter and Multi-Agency Service Center Improvements and Ephesian Children’s Center for Greg Brown Park Improvements funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), extending the contracts to June 30, 2006 for these activities.

    Financial Implications: None – funding amounts remain unchanged.

    Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

     

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

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 39 KB)

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 217 KB)

    Action: None.

     

  7. Adjournment: 2:59 p.m.

Supplemental Communication:

Notice of Public Hearing Date for DTSC Proposed Soil and Groundwater Cleanup at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory / Groundwater Contamination Plumes Figure

  1. Pamela Sihvola, Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste

 

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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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