Special Meeting eSummary
December 5
, 2006

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BERKELEY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

6:00 P.m.

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:05 p.m.

Present: Agency members Maio, Moore, Anderson, Spring, Capitelli, Olds, Worthington, Wozniak, and President Bates.

Absent: None.

Public Comment: 2 speakers.
 

Consent Calendar

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Olds/Worthington; Absent - Maio) to adopt the Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated:

1.   Minutes for Approval (PDF, 74 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the meeting of September 26, 2006 (regular).

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

Action: Approved minutes.

2.   2007 Redevelopment Agency Meeting Schedule (PDF, 86 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution establishing the Redevelopment Agency meeting schedule for the 2007 Calendar Year, with starting times of 6:30 p.m.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 1,232 (PDF, 32 KB).

3.   Annual Report for FY 2005 (PDF, 4 MB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution accepting the Berkeley Redevelopment Agency's Annual Report for FY 05

Financial Implications: None

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 1,233 (PDF, 3 MB).

Action Calendar - Public Hearing

4.   Revised Five-Year Implementation Plan - West Berkeley Project Area (PDF, 171 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion adopt a Resolution approving the Revised Five-Year Implementation Plan (FY 2005-2009) for the West Berkeley Project Area.

Financial Implications: See report

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

Public Testimony: The Mayor opened the public hearing. 3 speakers. Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Moore) to close the public hearing.

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Moore) to adopt Resolution No. 1,234 (PDF, 883 KB).

Action Calendar

5.   West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan

a.      From: Executive Officer (PDF, 239 KB)

Recommendation: Direct staff to prepare a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan, analyzing development, planning initiatives, and the impact of increased rail traffic, as well as, identifying traffic circulation improvements to mitigate impacts.

Financial Implications: See report

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

b.      From: West Berkeley Project Area Committee (PDF, 31 KB)

Recommendation: Direct staff to prepare a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan analyzing development, planning initiatives, and the impact of increased rail traffic, as well as identifying traffic circulation improvements to mitigate impacts. The cost to the Agency of the analysis related to increased rail traffic as well as feasibility and conceptual design of grade separation at Gilman should not exceed 10% of the cost of the Study.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Amber Evans, Secretary, West Berkeley Project Area Commission, 981-7400

Actions: Moved, seconded, (Maio/Moore) a main motion to approve the recommendation of the Executive Officer. Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Spring; Noes Moore, Wozniak, Bates) to approve the recommendation of the West Berkeley Project Area Committee.

6.   Aquatic Park Connection Streetscape Improvement Design Development Approval (PDF, 2 MB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Aquatic Park Connection (APC) Streetscape Improvement Design Development Plan as the Master Plan for streetscape improvements for Addison Street from Bolivar to Fourth Street and Fourth Street from Addison to Hearst Street.

Financial Implications: See report

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

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Moore/Maio) to adopt Resolution No. 1,235 (PDF, 108 KB).

Communications

Agency rules limit action on Communications to referral to the Executive Officer and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to the Agency are public record.

None
 

Supplemental Communications and Reports

Item 6: Aquatic Park Connection Streetscape Improvement Design Development Approval

1.      Supplemental report, submitted by Planning and Development (PDF, 258 KB)

 

Adjournment

Adjourned at 7:01 p.m.