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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Monday, November 28, 2005

  1. Roll Call:    2:32 p.m.
    Present:      Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Anderson and Wozniak
    Absent:       Councilmember Maio

     

  2. Public Comment: Barbara Gilbert.

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of November 21, 2005 (PDF, 22 KB).

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

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Work Session Agenda for December 6, 2005 (PDF, 16 KB).

    Action: All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for December 6, 2005.

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

     

    Renaming Old City Hall

    From: Councilmember Anderson

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution renaming Old City Hall in honor of Maudelle Shirek.

    Financial Implications: None

    Contact: Max Anderson, Councilmember District 3, 981-7130

    Action: Moved to Action Calendar.

     

    Disaster Council Preparedness Proposals and Priorities for 2006

    a.      From: Disaster Council

    Recommendation: That the current momentum be allowed to continue by retaining and supporting the work of City staff who are coordinating the work in each of the following program areas: 1) Office of Emergency Services Revitalization; 2) CERT and the Neighborhood Preparedness Program; 3) Sheltering; 4) Unreinforced Masonry Buildings; 5) Public Warning and Communication Systems; 6) Small Business Outreach; 7) Emergency Water Delivery System; and 8) Transfer Tax Funding for Seismic Retrofits.

    Financial Implications: See report

    Contact: Gil Dong, Commission Secretary, 981-5502

     

    b.      From: City Manager

    Recommendation: Refer to the budget process.

    Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire and Emergency Services, 981-5500

    Action: Moved to December 6, 2005 Work Session.

     

    Fire Safety Commission Report and Priorities for 2006

    a.      From: Fire Safety Commission

    Recommendation: Direct the City Manager to: 1) expedite completion of Fire Station No. 7; 2) limit or prohibit on-street parking as necessary to maintain unimpeded access for emergency vehicles; 3) expand the neighborhood emergency cache program; 4) fund $100,000 for path improvements in the hills for emergency egress; 5) maintain and expand informational outreach on fire safety to homeowners in the critical fire area of the Berkeley Hills and mail fire safety information to each new resident in the Berkeley Hills as homes change hands; 6) maintain and promote the present green can and chipper programs; and
    7) review and modify the Fire Department's list of fire-suppression gear that can be purchased through the City by homeowners, specifically considering the sale of 2-1/2" to 1" fire hose adapters to persons who have completed fire suppression training.

    Financial Implications: See report

    Contact: Gil Dong, Secretary, Fire Safety Commission, 981-5502

     

    b.      From: City Manager

    Recommendation: Refer to the budget process.

    Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire and Emergency Services, 981-5500

    Action: Moved to December 6, 2005 Work Session.

     

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

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 112 KB)

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 64 KB)

    Action: None.

     

  7. Adjournment: 2:50 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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Telephone (510) 981-6900; TDD (510) 981-6903; Fax (510) 981-6901
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
E-mail:
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