Agenda Committee Item #6
Council Draft Agenda - March 7, 2006

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DRAFT AGENDA

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, March 7, 2006

7:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Ceremonial Matters: In addition to those items listed on the agenda, the Mayor may add additional ceremonial matters.

1.      Presentation: Vista College

2.      Raising The Tibetan Flag In Solidarity With The Tibetan People

City Manager Comments: The City Manager may make announcements or provide information to the City Council in the form of an oral report. The Council will not take action on such items but may request the City Manager place a report on a future agenda for discussion.

Public Comment: A total of 30 minutes is scheduled. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes.

Youth Comments: A total of 15 minutes is scheduled. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes.

Council Action: The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda.

 

Consent Calendar

The Council will consider removal and addition of items to the Consent Calendar prior to voting on the Consent Calendar. All items remaining on the Consent Calendar will be approved in one motion. Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be taken up after the "Action Calendar" unless the Council reorders the agenda.

1.      Lease: 6701 San Pablo Avenue (First Reading February 21, 2006 – Unanimous)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt second reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with the University of California for 8,000 square feet of space at the Marchant Building at 6701 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley for offsite storage of City records for the period April 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 for an amount not to exceed $25,490.

Financial Implications: General Fund - $25,489

Contact: Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, 981-6900

2.      Vacating Portion of Easement at Ashby Avenue at 9th Street (First Reading February 21, 2006 – Unanimous)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt second 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

3.      Zoning Ordinance Amendments for Demolition and Dwelling Unit Controls (First Reading February 21, 2006. Noes – Councilmembers Spring and Worthington)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt second reading of an Ordinance amending Title 23, Chapter 23C.08, of the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) correcting typographic errors, amending section titles, and restoring requirements relevant to accessory dwelling units.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

4.      Zoning Ordinance Amendments for Teaching-related Home Occupation Permits (First Reading February 21, 2006 – Unanimous)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt second reading of an Ordinance incorporating comprehensive amendments to Title 23 of the Berkeley Municipal Code to allow teaching-related home occupations by issuance of an Administrative Use Permit.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

5.      Minutes for Approval

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of February 6, 2006 (special closed), February 7, 2006 (special and regular), and February 14, 2006 (special).

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, 981-6900

6.      Formal Bid Solicitations and Requests for Proposals

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Approve the attached request for proposals that will be, or is planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division.

Financial Implications: Various Funds - $1,980,000

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

7.      Mobile Disaster Fire Protection System

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with Kuiken Hytrans BV for portions of the Mobile Disaster Fire Protection System in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.

Financial Implications: Measure Q Disaster Fire Protection Tax and Fire Protection Bond
Fund - $5,000,000

Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire, 981-3473

8.     Contract: Americorps Interns

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with the California Family Health Council for the purposes of placing Americorps/Community HealthCorps Members at the Berkeley High School Health Center to provide health education and mental health services for the period September 12, 2005 through September 11, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $28,000.

Financial Implications: General Fund, State Grants Fund, and Health Clinic Services Fund - $28,000

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

9.      Contract: Laboratory Services

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with the State of California Department of Health Services Microbial Disease Laboratory for laboratory tests for diseases of public health significance in the amount of $286,878 for the period July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006.

Financial Implications: General Fund and Health Fund - $286,878

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

10.  Contract: X-ray and Laboratory Services

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to: execute an amendment to the contract with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center for essential laboratory services; increase the contract amount by $20,000 for a total amount not to exceed $100,000; and, extend the term to June 30, 2006.

Financial Implications: General Fund - $16,000; Health Fund - $4,000

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

11. Mental Health Services Act Funding Request: Community Services and Supports Plan

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to: 1) submit the Community Services and Supports Plan to the State Department of Mental Health for funds in the amount of $1.1 million under the Mental Health Services Act; 2) accept the funding allocation, and execute any resultant revenue agreements and amendments; and, 3) authorize the implementation of the projects and appropriation of funding for related expenses, subject to securing the funding allocation.

Financial Implications: See report

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

12. Contract: Lighting Efficiency at 1947 Center Street

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution retroactively authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for lighting efficiency improvements at 1947 Center Street with Nu Tek Lighting Solutions, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for the period February 6, 2006 through March 30, 2006.

Financial Implications: General Fund - $50,000

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

13. Agreement: Gilman Street Playing Fields Project

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the cooperative funding agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District to receive an additional $2 million in state grant funds to construct the Gilman Street Playing Fields project, and amend the FY 2006 budget appropriation for the Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department to add $2 million in grant revenue.

Financial Implications: General Fund - $2 Million Revenue

Contact: Marc Seleznow, Parks Recreation & Waterfront, 981-6700

14. Grant: Workforce Housing Reward Program

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit a grant application to the State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development for funds in the approximate amount of $190,000 in Fiscal Year 2005-2006 for the South Branch Library, Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Services Center, City swimming pools, Live Oak Park, San Pablo Park, and Greg Brown Park; to accept the grant; and to execute the resultant revenue agreement and any amendments.

Financial Implications: Job Housing Balance Grant - $190,000 Grant Revenue

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

15. Waiving Reimbursement for Police Testimony in Civil Action

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Rescind Resolution No. 57,530-N.S. and authorize the City Attorney, upon a showing of good cause to execute stipulations waiving the City's entitlement to salary reimbursement under Government Code Section 68097.2 for the appearance and testimony of Berkeley Police Officers in civil actions regarding the elimination of public nuisance or illegal drug activity which impacts a neighborhood in the City of Berkeley.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Douglas N. Hambleton, Police, 981-5700

16. Contract: Public Safety Building Janitorial Services

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend the contract with Universal Building Services for two additional one-year periods to provide janitorial services at the Public Safety Building in an amount not to exceed $129,464 each year for FY2007 and FY 2008.

Financial Implications: Building Maintenance Fund - $129,464

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

17. Contract: Sanitary Sewer Project

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Project located at LeRoy Avenue, Cornell Avenue, Curtis Street, Belvedere Avenue, Chestnut Street, Gilman Street, Marin Avenue, Sacramento Street and Lincoln Street backlines; accepting the bid of Darcy and Harty Construction, Inc.; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments in an amount not to exceed $654,116 for the period of 220 calendar days.

Financial Implications: Sewer Capital Improvement Project Fund - $654,116

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

18. Purchase Order: Uniform Rental and Laundry Services

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to provide monthly uniform rental and laundry services to the Public Works Department, Solid Waste Management Division, via Purchase Order number 057441 in an amount not to exceed $42,343.

Financial Implications: Refuse Fund - $42,343

Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

19. Purchase Order: Vehicle Replacement – Hybrid Vehicles

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order with Toyota 101 in an amount not to exceed $189,578 to purchase seven 2006 Toyota Prius Hybrid vehicles for the City of Berkeley fleet; and, rescinding Resolution No. 63,097-N.S.

Financial Implications: Equipment Replacement Fund - $189,578

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

20. Purchase Order: Vehicle Replacement - Street Sweepers

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order with Municipal Maintenance Equipment Inc. in an amount not to exceed $424,950 to purchase two new Compressed Natural Gas (powered regenerative air street sweepers for the City of Berkeley fleet.

Financial Implications: Equipment Replacement Fund - $424,950

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

21. Renaming Sather Gate Garage “Telegraph Area Garage”

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution renaming the Sather Gate Garage, “Telegraph Area Garage.”

Financial Implications: Off Street Parking Fund - $2,000

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

22. Set Council Work Sessions on Infrastructure Needs (PDF, 19 KB)

From: Mayor Bates

Recommendation: Direct the City Manager to set a series of work sessions on the City’s infrastructure needs and work with the Council to develop a strategy for meeting those needs.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

23. Mini-grant Program for Parks, Gardens and Creeks (PDF, 132 KB)

From: Councilmembers Maio and Wozniak

Recommendation:  That the re-establishment of a mini-grants program to improve parks, gardens, creeks, paths, and related projects be referred to the budget process as a one-time expenditure.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 981-7110 and Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember District 8, 981-7180

24. Support SB 1180, Regulating Advertisements Targeting Minors (PDF, 106 KB)

From: Councilmembers Moore and Worthington

Recommendation: Support Senate Bill 1180, introduced by Senator Migden, that would prevent any person, firm, corporation, partnership, or any other organization to issue ads that targets minors to consume alcoholic beverages.

Financial Implications: None

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

25. Independent Scheduling of Land Use Public Hearings (PDF, 62 KB)

From: Councilmember Worthington

Recommendation: Consider two options to improve scheduling and noticing of land us public hearings: 1) to publicly notice and indicate in the agenda a set time that a land use public hearing would begin at City Council Meetings; or 2) to separate and hold individual Council meetings at a specifically noticed time for land use related public hearings.

Financial Implications: None

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

26. Oppose HR 4437: Federal Anti-immigrant Legislation (PDF, 68 KB)

From: Councilmember Worthington

Recommendation: Oppose the passage of House Resolution 4437, Border Patrol, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005, now before the Senate.

Financial Implications: None

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

27. Support Proposition 82, Public Preschool Education (PDF, 322 KB)

From: Councilmember Worthington

Recommendation: Support Proposition 82, a ballot initiative on the June 6, 2006 Primary Election ballot, which would establish a right to voluntary public preschool education for four-year-old children funded by a 1.7% tax on individuals earning above $400,000 and couples earning above $800,000.

Financial Implications: None

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

28. Stop Doubling of Plutonium Storage and Usage at Livermore Labs (PDF, 246 KB)

From: Councilmember Worthington

Recommendation: Urge the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to stop the proposed doubling of the plutonium storage limit at Livermore National Lab and call on Congress to deny funding for additional plutonium at Livermore Lab.

Financial Implications: None

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

29. Limited Tuolumne Camp Staff Report (PDF, 412 KB)

From: Auditor

Recommendation: Request the City Manager to report back before the end of December 2006 regarding the implementation status of each of the City Auditor's recommendations in the attached report, Limited Tuolumne Camp Staff Report, and to continue to report back every six months thereafter, until all recommendations have been implemented.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, City Auditor, 981-6750

30. Amendments to Berkeley Municipal Code Regarding the Auditor's Office (PDF, 250 KB)

From: Auditor

Recommendation: Adopt the first reading of an Ordinance repealing Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 2.24 and reenacting a new Chapter 2.24 to implement the Charter duties and authority of the City Auditor relating to audit activities, administration, and oversight.

Financial Implications: Up to 3 percent of annual budgeted audit payroll

Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, City Auditor 981-6750

31. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Site Restoration and Deed Restriction

a.      From: Community Environmental Advisory Commission (PDF, 76 KB)

Recommendation: Direct City Manager to: 1) write a letter to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), University of California Office of President Dynes, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB), and the Department of Energy to ask for clarification regarding their process for LBNL site restoration specifically the role, intent, clean-up goals, timetable and budget and 2) ask UC President Dynes to deny requests made for any form of land or water use restrictions (such as deed restrictions), with regard to cleanup of contamination at LBNL. 

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Nabil Al-Hadithy, Secretary, 981-7461

b.      From: City Manager

Recommendation: The City Manager concurs with the content and recommendation of the Community Environmental Advisory Commission (CEAC) and wishes to add background information for clarification purposes.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7400

Action Calendar – Appeals

32. Adoption of City Council Findings Declaring 2440 Sacramento Street-Dwight Way Liquors to be a Public Nuisance

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution adopting City Council findings declaring Dwight Way Liquors to be a public nuisance and ordering the operation thereof to cease forthwith.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Manuela Albuquerque, City Attorney, 981-6950

 NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny a use permit or variance for a project the following requirements and restrictions apply: 1) No lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny (Code Civ. Proc. '1094.6(b)) or approve (Gov. Code 65009(c)(5)) a use permit or variance may be filed more than 90 days after the date the Notice of Decision of the action of the City Council is mailed. Any lawsuit not filed within that 90-day period will be barred. 2) In any lawsuit that may be filed against a City Council decision to approve or deny a use permit or variance, the issues and evidence will be limited to those raised by you or someone else, orally or in writing, at a public hearing or prior to the close of the last public hearing on the project.

 

Action Calendar – Discussion

33. Landmarks Preservation Ordinance (Continued from February 21, 2006)

a.      From: Mayor Bates (PDF, 40 KB) (March 7, 2006)

Recommendation: Allow time for Council discussion and to provide direction to staff.

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

b.      From: Mayor Bates (February 14, 2006)

Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing to allow for citizen input regarding the Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

c.       From: Mayor Bates (November 29, 2005)

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

d.      Revised Landmarks Preservation Ordinance (July 12, 2005)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of one of two ordinances, or a variant thereof, as recommended by either the Planning Commission or Landmarks Preservation Commission to repeal and reenact BMC Chapter 3.24 (Landmarks Preservation), amend BMC sections 23.B24.030, 23B.32.050 and 23C.08.050 and repeal Chapter 19.20; or, alternatively, provide direction to staff to prepare an alternative ordinance to bring back to Council.

Financial Implications: Staff time.

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

e.      Communications (March 7, 2006)

1.      None.

f.        Communications (February 14, 2006)

1.      Robert Johnson, Landmarks Preservation Commission

2.      John S. English

g.      Supplemental Reports and Communications #1 (February 14, 2006 – Numbering follows original sequence)

1.      J. Michael Edwards, McGee-Spaulding-Hardy Historical Interest Group

2.      Sharon Hudson (10)

3.      Wendy Alfsen, McKinley Addison Allston Grant Neighborhood Association

4.      Robin Wright and Amnuay Amuaydejkorn

5.      Stephen Wollmer

6.      Joan V. Barnett, Dwight/Hillside Neighborhood Association

h.      Supplemental Reports and Communications #2 (February 14, 2006 – Numbering follows original sequence)

7.      Carl Friberg

8.      Wendy Markel, The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association

9.      Wendy Markel

10.  Jerry Wachtel, Panoramic Hill Association

11.  Laurie Bright, Council of Neighborhood Associations

12.  Shirley Dean

13.  George Beier, Willard Neighborhood Association

14.  Peter Schorer

15.  John Curl, Mary Lou Vanderventer, Laurie Bright and Rick Auabach, West Berkeley Artisans and Industrial Companies Association

16.  Danielle Thompson

17.  West Berkeley Business Alliance

18.  Jennifer L. Hernandez, Holland and Knight LLP

19.  Kristin Leimkuhler

20.  Marie Bowman, BANA

i.        Communications (February 7, 2006 – Numbering follows original sequence)

21.  David Early, Livable Berkeley, submitted by Jennifer Phelps Quinn

j.        Supplemental Reports and Communications #1 (February 7, 2006 – Numbering follows original sequence)

18.  Sharon Hudson

19.  Micheal Katz

20.  Dean Metzger, Claremont Elmwood Neighborhood Association

21.  Daniella Thompson, Northside Neighborhood Association

22.  Robin Wright

k.      Supplemental Reports and Communications #2 (February 7, 2006 – Numbering follows original sequence)

34.  Presentation materials, submitted by Carrie Olson on behalf of Landmarks Preservation Commission

l.        Communications (January 17, 2006 – Numbering follows original sequence)

1.      Gale Garcia

 

Action Calendar – Public Hearing - Fees

34.  Establish Sewer Lateral Certificate Fees, Effective July 1, 2006

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution establishing a sewer lateral certificate fee pursuant to Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 17.24, Abatement of Nonconforming/Substandard Sanitary Sewer Laterals on Private Property, effective July 1, 2006.

Financial Implications: $277,400 - Annual increased revenue

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

Action Calendar – Old Business

35. Disappearing Newsracks and the Constitutionality and Practicality of the Interpretation and Implementation of Newsrack Regulations (PDF, 27 KB) (Held over from October 18, 2005)

From: Councilmember Worthington

Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager to review city ordinances, interpretations, and operations in regards to Newsrack regulation. As one part of this review, to invite persons responsible for distribution of newspapers to identify problem areas, including but not limited to the disappearance of newsracks without notification to the newspapers, possibly eliminating the part of the City ordinance that allows City removal of newsracks with zero notice, and making sure that the City is not creating impediments to fair placement for all publications.

Financial Implications: Staff time

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

36. June Ballot Measure: Clarify Instant Run-Off (IRV) policy and Allow Alameda County to Run an IRV Election in Berkeley in November 2006 (PDF, 92 KB) (Held over from February 21, 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 Calendar – New Business

37. Contract: Community Choice Aggregation

a.      From: City Manager

Recommendation: 1) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with Navigant Consulting Inc. for the development of a business plan and other tasks related to community choice aggregation in the amount of $72,992, for a total amount of $101,492 for the period December 3, 2003 to June 30, 2007 and authorize additional funds for legal advice to the due diligence oup to $91,200; or 2) take no further action.

Financial Implications: FY 2006 General Fund - $72,992

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400 and Fran David, Finance, 981- 7300

b.      From: Energy Commission (PDF, 178 KB)

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with Navigant Consulting Inc. for the development of a business plan and other tasks related to community choice aggregation in the amount of $72,992, for a total amount of $101,492 for the period December 3, 2003 to June 30, 2007.

Financial Implications: FY 2006 General Fund - $72,992

Contact: Neal De Snoo, Secretary, 981-5434

38. Precautionary Principle Ordinance (CF 36-04)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance adding Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 12.29, “Precautionary Principle.”

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

39. Abatement of Nonconforming/Substandard Sanitary Sewer Laterals on Private Property

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance to add Berkeley Municipal Code, Chapter 17.24, Abatement of Nonconforming/Substandard Sanitary Sewer Laterals on Private Property.

Financial Implications: Program Cost - $277,400 (covered by fees generated by Ordinance)

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

40. Downtown Area Pay-and-Display Stations Meter Time Limit Increase

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code Title 14, Vehicles and Traffic, by adding Section 14.40.035, to increase parking time limits to ninety minutes, which will be applied in Phase I to Downtown Pay-and-Display stations.

Financial Implications: Parking Meter Fund - $3000

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

 

Information Reports

41. City Manager's Contract Authority - Status Report

From: City Manager

Contact: Fran David, Finance, 981-7300

42. Disaster Preparedness Quarterly Report

From: City Manager

Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire and Emergency Services, 981-3473

43. Kinder Morgan Pipeline Safety

From: City Manager

Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire and Emergency Services, 981-3473

44. Installation of Small Wind Turbine at Shorebird Nature Center Park

From: City Manager

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

45. Donations to the Young Adult Project

From: City Manager

Contact: Marc Seleznow, Parks Recreation & Waterfront, 681-6700

46. Landmarks Preservation Commission Notice of Decision: 2900 San Pablo Avenue – Structural Alteration Permit Approval (Garage Demolition) and Structural Alteration Permit Denial (West Façade Repairs)

From: City Manager

Contact: Dan Marks, Director, Planning and Development, 981-7400

47. Landmarks Preservation Commission Notice of Decision: 1861-1867 Solano Avenue - Landmark Designation

From: City Manager

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning and Development, 981-7500

48. Implementation Status of Parking Enforcement Operations Audit Recommendations Update (CF-31-05)

From: City Manager

Contact: Douglas N. Hambleton, Police, 981-5900

49. Follow Up on Use of Biodiesel

From: City Manager

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

50. Status Report on Berkeley Parking Information Guidance System (CF97-01)

From: City Manager

Contact: Claudette Ford, Public Works, 981-6300

51. Alameda County-Wide Homeless and Special Needs Housing Plan (PDF, 138 KB)

From: Commission on Disability

Contact: Paul Church, Secretary, 981-6342

Communications

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to Council are public record.

Creeks Ordinance

1.      Kathy Labriola

2.      Jody Hinshaw

3.      Meaneen O’Connor

4.      Kevin Powell

5.      Diane Tokugawa (2)

6.      Nathan Stout

Sewer Laterals

7.      Barbara Gilbert (2)

8.      Walter Wood (2)

9.      Charlest T. Tart

Physical Infrastructure Improvements

10.  Barbara Gilbert

Unfunded Public Employee Liabilities

11.  Barbara Gilbert

Berkeley Supermarkets

12.  Stephen Wollmer

13.  Leon Mayeri

Derby Street Athletic Field

14.  Jim Fisher

Cellular Antennas

15.  Leonard Schwartzburd

Condominium Conversion Ordinance

16.  The Berkeley Properties Association

17.  Barbara Gilbert

18.  Marie Bowman

19.  Michael St. John

Ashby BART West Parking Lot

20.  Joanne Kowalski

21.  Scott Mace

Liveable City

22.  L. Darlene Pratt

Sea Scouts

23.  Charlie Chan

Alta Bates ER Traffic Construction Plan

24.  Julie Gordon Shearer

Response to Nanotechnology Safety Procedures at Lawrence Berkeley Lab – Response to December 6, 2005 Council Item

25.  Peter Lichty, Health Services and Industrial Hygiene, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Adjournment