Regular Meeting eSummary
 June 12, 2007

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BERKELEY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Tuesday, june 12, 2007

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

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:32 p.m. All present.

Public Comment on Consent Calendar Items Only None

Consent Calendar

Action: M/S/C (Maio/Worthington) to adopt Consent Calendar in one motion except as indicated: Item 5 was removed for discussion.

1.   Minutes for Approval (PDF, 265 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Redevelopment Agency meeting of September 26, 2006 (regular), December 5, 2006 (special) and March 13, 2007 (regular).

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Pamyla Means, Secretary, 981-6900

Action: Approved minutes as submitted.

2.   Settlement Agreement Between Berkeley Unified School District and City Of Berkeley (PDF, 245 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to commit the Agency's participation in a Settlement Agreement to provide all statutorily required pass through payments to Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) to the repayment of debt from BUSD to the City.

Financial Implications: See report

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 1,238 (PDF, 45 KB).

3.   Grant Acceptance and Funding Agreement: Aquatic Park Connection Streetscape Improvement Project (PDF, 247 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to execute a grant agreement and any amendments committing the necessary matching funds for Measure B funding and assuring ACTIA of intent to complete the Aquatic Park Connection Streetscape improvements.

Financial Implications: See report

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 1,239 (PDF, 97 KB).

4.   Contract: West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan (PDF, 4 MB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to execute a contract and any amendments with WilburSmith Associates Transportation Consultants in an amount not to exceed $400,000 for preparing the West Berkeley Circulation Master Plan for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

Financial Implications: See report

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

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 1,240 (PDF, 133 KB).

5.   Amendment to Oxford Plaza Revocable Grant Regulatory Agreement (Contract No. R7173) (PDF, 267 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to execute an Amendment to the Regulatory Agreement for the Oxford Plaza Revocable Grant which provides that, in the event Project-Based Section 8 assistance to the Oxford Plaza Apartments project is terminated for reasons unrelated to any default by the Borrower under Section 8 requirements, the Redevelopment Agency Board agrees to permit Housing staff and the Executive Officer to consider, evaluate, and, if appropriate, approve increases in the rent limitations applicable to any units occupied by households with an income of no greater than twenty percent and thirty percent of Area Median Income previously covered by Section 8 assistance, to a rent that is affordable to households with an income of no greater than fifty percent of Area Median Income, as necessary for the Oxford Plaza project to maintain economic feasibility in the reasonable determination of the City.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Lisa Caronna, Housing Department, 981-5400

Action: M/S/C (Worthington/Maio) to adopt Resolution No. 1,241 (PDF, 99 KB).

Action Calendar

6.   Redevelopment Agency Budget Fiscal Year 2008 (PDF,295 KB) (To Be Delivered)

Presentation (PDF, 40 KB)

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the Berkeley Redevelopment Agency's FY 2008 budget, including approval of Exhibits, as follows:

1.      Exhibit A, Statement of Proposed Revenues and Expenditures for FY 2008;

2.      Exhibit B, Redevelopment Agency Key Objectives for FY 2008 and FY 2007 Major Accomplishments; and

3.      Exhibit C, FY 2008 Statement of New Indebtedness

Financial Implications: See report

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

Action: M/S/C (Worthington/Moore) to adopt Resolution No. 1,242 (PDF, 151 KB).

Public Comment Items Not Listed on the Agenda None

 

Information Reports

7.   Wheelchair Access at the Addison Railway Crossing (PDF, 241 KB)(To Be Delivered)

From: City Manager

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

Action: Received and filed.

Adjournment 6:44 p.m.

 

Communications (PDF, 9 KB)

None.