Special Meeting eSummary
May 22
, 2007

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summary minutes

joint special meeting of the city council and

Berkeley housing authority

and

Berkeley Housing Authority REGULAR MEETING

May 22, 2007

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:05 p.m.  All present.

Public Comment - 11 speakers


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CITY COUNCIL – ACTION CALENDAR

1.                  Transition Of Housing Authority Functions To New Board (PDF, 973 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation:

1.      Adopt a resolution declaring cessation of current Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) Board of Commissioners as of June 30, 2007 on specified conditions pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34293;

2.      Approve the recommendations in the Mayor’s companion report appointing the new BHA Board of Commissioners pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34270;

3.      Adopt a resolution authorizing elimination of all City positions, currently filled by both career and temporary employees, to the Berkeley Housing Authority and, as a result of this action, subject the career employees to the provisions of the layoff procedure set forth in the respective union contracts; and

4.      Approve in concept the implementation of the transition plan for BHA operations set forth in this report and direct that a more detailed plan be presented to the City Council and the new BHA Board on June 12, 2007.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

Action:

1.      M/S/C (Worthington/Anderson): adopted Resolution No.63,692–N.S. (PDF, 112 KB)

2.      approved the recommendations in the Mayor’s companion report appointing the new BHA Board of Commissioners pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34270.

3.      adopted Resolution No.63,693–N.S. (PDF, 131 KB)

4.      approved in concept the implementation of the transition plan for BHA operations set forth in this report and direct that a more detailed plan be presented to the City Council and the new BHA Board on June 12, 2007.

2.                  Appointment of the Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) Board of Commissioners (PDF, 944 KB)

From: Mayor Bates

Recommendation: That the City Council confirm the Mayor’s appointment of the following individuals to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board: Carole Norris: Chair, 4 year term; Marjorie Cox: 4 year term; Dorothy Hunt: Incumbent BHA tenant commissioner, 2 year term; Melissa Male: 3 year term; Michael McBride: 1 year term; Adolph Moody: Incumbent BHA tenant commissioner, 2 year term.José Moreno: 2 year term.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Action: M/S/C (Worthington/Anderson) in item 1, part 2.  Adopted Resolution No.63,694–N.S. (PDF, 148 KB) omitting José Moreno.  A new candidate will be named at the June 12, 2007 City Council meeting.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HOUSING AUTHORITY – ACTION CALENDAR

3.                  Minutes for Approval (PDF, 89 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve minutes:  February 13, 2007 (special), February 27, 2007 (regular), March 20, 2007 (regular) and April 24, 2007 (regular).

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Pamyla Means, City Clerk, 981-6900

Action:  Approved minutes as submitted.

4.                  Contract: CGI, Inc. Senior Manager Services in June, 2007 (PDF, 166 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to enter into a contract with CGI, Inc. for up to $20,000 for one full-time Senior Manager commencing on June 1, 2007 and terminating on July 1, 2007.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

Action:  Adopted Resolution No. 734 (PDF, 89 KB).

 

Adjournment – 7:37 p.m.

 

Communications – 05/22/07 (PDF, 10 KB)

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.

Lower Payment Standards

1.      Rhiannon

 

Supplemental Communications 1 (PDF, 10 KB)

Miscellaneous

2.      go2thesun@****.com

 

Supplemental Communications 2 (PDF, 10 KB)

Item 1: Transition Of Housing Authority Functions To New Board

3.      Tracy Matthews

4.      Laura Lane, East Bay Community Law Center

Housing Assistance

5.      Darlene Matthews

Housing Department/Housing Authority

6.      Barbara Gilbert