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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Monday, October 17, 2005

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

    Present:                  Councilmembers Anderson, Maio and Wozniak.

    Absent:                   Mayor Bates.

     

  2. Public Comment: None.

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of September 19, 2005 (PDF, 17 KB)

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

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Work Session Agenda for October 25, 2005 (PDF, 14 KB).

    Action: All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for October 25, 2005.

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

     

    Moratorium on Issuance of Massage Parlor Permits

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution directing the City Manager to impose a moratorium on issuing new massage parlor permits for a one-year period effective immediately and ending October 25, 2006.

    Financial Implications: See report

    Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

    Action: Moved to November 15, 2005.

     

    Purchase Order: Vehicle Replacement

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order with San Francisco Toyota in an amount not to exceed $137,852.58 to purchase six Toyota Prius Hybrid vehicles for the City of Berkeley fleet.

    Financial Implications: Equipment Replacement Fund - $22,975

    Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

    Action: Approved as amended.

     

    Amending “By Right” Residential Additions and Definition of a Story in the Zoning Ordinance

    From: Councilmembers Olds and Wozniak

    Recommendation: Refer to the Planning Commission the following issue for discussion and return to the City Council within 120 days with recommendations for proposed modifications to the language of the Zoning Ordinance: 1) an addition of up to 700 sq. ft within the required setbacks be permitted on the first floor of a residence, by right with a zoning certificate; 2) an addition of up to 500 sq ft. to a second story and higher stories require an Administrative Use Permit; 3) clarify the language in the Zoning Ordinance on how many feet constitute a story in residential construction.

    Financial Implications: None.

    Contact: Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 981-7160 and Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember District 8, 981-7180

    Action: Moved to Action Calendar.

     

    Bevatron Preservation

    a.      From: Peace and Justice Commission

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution recommending that the City Council request: 1) the Department of Energy, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and their managing agency, the University of California, to continue with their original plan to preserve the Bevatron Facility as a place of merit on the National Register of Historic Places for the benefit of future interested individuals and students of science, history and architecture; and 2) that the $85 million budgeted for the demolition of the Bevatron be primarily redirected to the decontamination of toxic underground plumes at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as promised with enough spared to complete the conversion of the accelerator facility for safe public access.

    Financial Implications: None

    Contact: Manuel Hector, Secretary, 981-5110

    b.      From: City Manager

    Recommendation: The City Manager takes no position concerning the recommendations of the Commission.

    Contact: Fred Medrano, Health and Human Services, 981-5100

    Action: Moved to Action Calendar.

     

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

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 133 KB)

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 217 KB)

      Action: Cancelled Work Session on November 15, 2005; rescheduled on December 6, 2005.

       

  7. Adjournment: 2:53 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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