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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

 

  1. Roll Call:    2:32 p.m.
    Present:      Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Maio and Wozniak
    Absent:       None.

      

  2. Public Comment: Barbara Gilbert and Merrilie Mitchell.
     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of January 30, 2006 (PDF, 24 KB).

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

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Work Session Agenda for February 21, 2006 (PDF, 99 KB).

    Action: All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft Housing Authority Agenda for February 21, 2006 (PDF, 111 KB).

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

     

    Added to Action Calendar:

    Presentation and Update on the Status of the Housing Authority and SEMAP

    From: Executive Officer

    Recommendation: Hear the presentation and provide feedback to staff.

    Financial Implications: None

    Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

     

  6. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for February 21, 2006.

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

     

    Homeland Computers

    From: Councilmember Spring

    Recommendation: Request the City Manager report back to the Council responding to questions regarding the City of Berkeley's Homeland security computers/other equipment, such as source of funding, requirements and uses for the Homeland security computers and/or other equipment.

    Financial Implications: None

    Contact: Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 981-7140

    Action: Approved as amended.

     

    June Ballot Measure: Clarify Instant Run-Off (IRV) policy and Allow Alameda County to Run an IRV Election in Berkeley in November 2006

    From: Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation: Request the City Manager to prepare ballot title and designation for a June ballot measure that clarifies the intent of Measure I, and addresses possible technical objections to implementation of IRV in November 2006.

    Financial Implications: Minimal cost of $9,000 to place it on the June primary ballot; but also possibly saving the cost of conducting one or more run-off elections in November.

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

    Action: Moved to the Action Calendar and approved as amended.

     

    Ashby BART Station Grant Proposal (Held over from February 7, 2006)

    From: Councilmember Anderson

    Recommendation: Reaffirm Resolution No. 63,146-N.S. to seek a planning grant from Caltrans for potential residential and commercial development at the west parking lot of the Ashby BART station.

    Financial Implications: None

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

    Action: Withdrawn by Councilmember Anderson

     

    Downtown Area Plan Advisory Committee

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Invite the University of California, Berkeley to appoint three representatives to serve on the DAPAC in an ex officio capacity. 

    Financial Implications: See report

    Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

    Action: Approved as amended.

     

    Downtown Area Plan Advisory Committee

    From: Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation: Invite the University of California, Berkeley to appoint three representatives to serve on the DAPAC in an ex officio capacity. 

    Financial Implications: None.

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

    Action: Approved as amended.

     

    Added to Consent Calendar:

    Vacating Portion of Easement Ashby Avenue at 9th Street

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance summarily vacating a portion of the public right-of-way located on the North East corner of Ashby Avenue and 9th Street and conveying the City’s interests in the vacated property to Affordable Housing Associates for the purpose of constructing affordable housing units.

    Financial Implications: See report

    Contact: Claudette R. Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

     

    Ed Roberts Campus - Support for Federal Transportation Appropriation Request

    From: Mayor Bates

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution designating the Ed Roberts Campus as the City’s first priority for funding in the FY 2007 Transportation Appropriation Act and support the request being made by the Ed Roberts Campus for a $2.5 million grant in that act.

    Financial Implications: None

    Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

     

    Ed Roberts Campus - Support for Federal Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Request

    From: Mayor Bates

    Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution designating the Ed Roberts Campus as the City’s first priority for funding in the FY 2007 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act and support the request being made by the Ed Roberts Campus for a $2.5 million grant in that act.

    Financial Implications: None

    Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

     

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

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 32 KB)

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 78 KB)

    Action:  Assigned “Community Choice Aggregation” to March 7, 2006 Worksession. Moved “Health Status Report” to March 21, 2006 Worksession.

     

  8. Adjournment: 2:58 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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