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Regular Meeting eAgenda
February 28, 2017
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AGENDA 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 

7:00 P.M.

Council Chambers – 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 Jesse Arreguin, Mayor

Councilmembers:

District 1 – Linda Maio

District 5 – Sophie Hahn

District 2 – Cheryl Davila

District 6 – Susan Wengraf

District 3 – Ben Bartlett

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Vacant

District 8 – Lori Droste

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953.   Any member of the public may attend this meeting.  Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Mark Numainville, CMC, City Clerk, 981-6900.

The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda. The Mayor may exercise a two minute speaking limitation to comments from Councilmembers.  Meetings will adjourn at 11:00 p.m. - any items outstanding at that time will be carried over to a date/time to be specified.

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:

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

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 on Non-Agenda Matters: Persons will be selected by lottery to address matters not on the Council agenda.  If five or fewer persons submit speaker cards for the lottery, each person selected will be allotted two minutes each.  If more than five persons submit speaker cards for the lottery, up to ten persons will be selected to address matters not on the Council agenda and each person selected will be allotted one minute each. Persons wishing to address the Council on matters not on the Council agenda during the initial ten-minute period for such comment, must submit a speaker card to the City Clerk in person at the meeting location and prior to commencement of that meeting. The remainder of the speakers wishing to address the Council on non-agenda items will be heard at the end of the agenda. Speaker cards are not required for this second round of public comment on non-agenda matters.

Public Comment on Consent Calendar and Information Items Only: The Council will take public comment on any items that are either on the amended Consent Calendar or the Information Calendar.  Up to three speakers will be entitled to two minutes each to speak in opposition to or support of a Consent Calendar Item.  The Presiding Officer will ask additional persons in the audience to stand to demonstrate their respective opposition to or support of the item.

In the event that there are more than three persons wishing to speak either in opposition to or support of a “Consent” item, the Presiding Officer will move the item to the beginning of the Action Calendar.  Prior to moving the item, the Presiding Officer will fully inform those persons in the audience of this process.

Additional information regarding public comment by City of Berkeley employees and interns: Employees and interns of the City of Berkeley, although not required, are encouraged to identify themselves as such, the department in which they work and state whether they are speaking as an individual or in their official capacity when addressing the Council in open session or workshops.

 

Consent Calendar

 

The Council will first determine whether to move items on the agenda for action or “information” to the “Consent Calendar”, or move “Consent Calendar” items to action. Items that remain on the “Consent Calendar” are voted on in one motion as a group. “Information” items are not discussed or acted upon at the Council meeting unless they are moved to “Action” or “Consent”.

After hearing from public speakers regarding items remaining on the Consent Calendar, any Councilmember may move any information or Consent item to “Action”, however no additional items can be moved onto the Consent Calendar at that point. Following this, the Council will vote on the items remaining on the Consent Calendar in one motion.

For items removed from the Consent Calendar to the Action Calendar for additional public comment, at the time the matter is taken up during the Action Calendar, public comment will be limited to persons who have not previous addressed that item during the Consent Calendar related public comment period.

     

 

1.

 Short-Term Rental Regulations Ordinance, Amending BMC 23C.22 and Amending Titles 23D and 23E
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,521-N.S. regulating Short-Term Rentals, adding BMC Chapter 23C.22 and amending Titles 23D and 23E to make related changes.
First Reading Vote: Ayes – Maio, Davila, Bartlett, Hahn, Worthington, Arreguin; Noes – Wengraf, Droste; Abstain – None; Absent - None.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Carol Johnson, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

2.

Expansion of Downtown Berkeley goBerkeley Program Area; Amending BMC Chapter 14.52
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,533-N.S. revising Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 14.52 Parking Meters to authorize expanding the Downtown Berkeley goBerkeley program area. 
First Reading Vote: All Ayes.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

3.

Reserving Very Low-Income In Lieu Units for Households Holding Section 8 Vouchers and Shelter + Care Certificates
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,534-N.S. amending Section 22.20.065.C.2. of the Berkeley Municipal Code to require that 40% of Very Low-Income units provided in lieu of payment of the affordable housing mitigation fee be reserved for holders of Section 8 vouchers and 40% of Very Low Income units be reserved for Shelter + Care certificates, and remove the previously-adopted time limit on the applicability of restricting units to Section 8 voucher holders.
First Reading Vote: All Ayes.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

4.

Minutes for Approval
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of January 17, 2017 (special closed), January 24, 2017 (regular), and January 31, 2017 (special and regular).
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

5.

Consent to Receive Leveraged Funds and Begin Fund Development Contract with The Glen Price Group
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept $45,000 in matching funds from the Berkeley Unified School District for a Fund Development Consultant/Firm for the 2020 Vision and Beyond: Berkeley’s Promise initiatives, as well as authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments thereto with The Glen Price Group for consulting services not to exceed $90,000.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Cheryl Johnson, City Manager’s Office, 981-7000

 

6.

Re-Establishment and Expansion of the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
1.  Adopt a Resolution declaring the City Council’s intent to modify the existing Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District (TBID) to shorten its term from ten years to nine years, setting a public hearing for May 2, 2017 on modification of the District, and directing the City Clerk to conduct all necessary proceedings for modification of the TBID; and
2.  Adopt a Resolution declaring the City Council’s intent to re-establish and expand the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District for the ten-year period beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2027, with operations to occur over the ten calendar year period beginning January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2027; setting a public hearing for May 2, 2017 on re-establishment of the District; and directing the City Clerk to conduct all necessary proceedings for re-establishment of the TBID.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jordan Klein, Economic Development, 981-7530

 

7.

Formal Bid Solicitations and Request for Proposals Scheduled for Possible Issuance After Council Approval on February 28, 2017
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Approve the request for proposals or invitation for bids (attached to staff report) that will be, or are planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division.  All contracts over the City Manager’s threshold will be returned to Council for final approval.
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $150,000
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

8.

Administration of Business License Tax Rate Increase (Measure U1, November 2016 Election)
From: City Manager
 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to begin collecting the increased business license tax from 2017 revenues on larger landlords that was approved by the voters last November.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

9.

 Grayson Street Apartments: Extension of Current Reservation and Use of Alameda County A1 Housing Bond Funds
From: City Manager
 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1. Extending the term of the existing reservation of $1.4 million in Housing Trust Funds for Grayson Street Apartments and making it contingent upon Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) securing its remaining financing commitments by December 31, 2017; and 2. Ratifying the City Manager’s pre-commitment of $691,394 in Alameda County A1 Housing Bond funds for Grayson Street Apartments; and 3. Authorizing the City Manager to execute all original or amended documents or agreements to effectuate these actions.
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $1.4 million
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

10.

Shelter Plus Care Program Renewal Grants
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to receive funds and execute any agreements and amendments resulting from the renewal of the following grants: 1.  Five Shelter Plus Care grants from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: a) $2,958,286 for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance for the period June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018; b) $187,315 for sponsor-based rental assistance for the Supportive Housing Network for the period of June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018, with Resources for Community Development as the project sponsor; c) $182,216 for sponsor-based rental assistance for the Pathways Project for the period June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018, with Bonita House, Inc. as the project sponsor; d) $674,734 in tenant-based rental assistance for the COACH Project grant for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; and e) $282,624 in tenant-based rental assistance for the Housing for Older Adults Project (HOAP) grant for the period of November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. 2.  One grant from the County of Alameda for $453,076 to provide tenant-based rental assistance to individuals who have HIV/AIDS and other disabilities from March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

11.

Contract: Gartner, Inc. for Information Technology Research and Advisory Licenses
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for the purchase of licenses for access to Gartner, Inc.’s tailored research portal in an amount not-to-exceed $159,948 for the period of February 28, 2017 through June 30, 2019.
Financial Implications: General Fund - $159,948
Contact: Savita Chaudhary, Information Technology, 981-6500

 

12.

Contract No. 10298 Amendment: C. Overaa & Co. for the Center Street Parking Garage
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contract No. 10298 with C. Overaa & Co. for the Center Street Parking Garage Project, increasing the contract amount by $3,446,583 for a total amount not to exceed $36,970,983.
Financial Implications: Off Street Parking Fund - $3,446,583
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

13.

Contract: Mosto Construction for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Urgent Sewer Repair Project FY 2017
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving plans and specifications for the Urgent Sewer Repair Project FY 2017 located throughout the City, and authorizing execution of a contract with Mosto Construction and any amendments, extensions, or other change orders until completion of the project in accordance with approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $396,847.
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Operation Fund - $396,847
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

14.

Progress Report for the Development of a Comprehensive Plan for the Funding of Undergrounding Utility Wires in Berkeley
From: Public Works Commission; Disaster and Fire Safety Commission; Transportation Commission
 
Recommendation:
1. Approve the following work item:  a. An updated work plan to develop a comprehensive plan (the “Undergrounding Plan”) for the funding of undergrounding utility wires in Berkeley.
2. Accept the following informational items:  a. A baseline study for the development of an undergrounding program, prepared by Harris and Associates, dated July 22, 2016.  b. An application to U.C. Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy to conduct Phase 2 studies for the development of an undergrounding program.  c.  Hold a workshop with service providers, such as PG&E, AT&T, Comcast, in early 2017 to get their input on the development of an undergrounding program.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Tracy Clay, Commission Secretary, 981-6300; David Brannigan, Commission Secretary, 981-3473; Farid Javandel, Commission Secretary, 981-6300

 

Council Consent Items

 

15.

Longfellow Arts & Tech School PTA: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
From: Mayor Arreguin
 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $200 per Councilmember to support the Longfellow Arts & Tech School PTA with funds relinquished to the City’s General Fund so that the Berkeley Unified School District middle school youth and families be represented at the Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference and Celebration on Saturday March 11, 2017 and for costs relating to rental of a BUSD bus from Mayor Arreguin’s discretionary Council Office Budget and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
Financial Implications: Mayor's Discretionary Funds - $200
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

16.

Increasing the Parking Permit Guidelines for Two BUSD Schools with Limited Access to Public Transit
From: Councilmember Maio and Mayor Arreguin
Recommendation: Request the City Manager to increase the guidelines used to grant residential permit parking to BUSD schools from 60% to 70% of the number of BUSD staff (includes teachers) for schools more than 1/2 mile from a BART Station, or 1/4 mile from a Rapid Transit Stop, or 1/4 mile from two (2) major transit lines.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110

 

17.

Budget Referral: Funding to Create a Pedestrian-Activated Crosswalk Across Sacramento Street at the North Berkeley BART Station
From: Councilmember Maio
Recommendation:
Refer to the budget process the funding of pedestrian-activated lights across Sacramento Street at the North Berkeley BART Station.
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110

 

18.

Direction to Energy Commission: Develop Comprehensive Plan for Incentivizing the Installation of Solar Panels on Commercial and Retail Rooftops in Berkeley
From: Councilmember Bartlett
Recommendation: Prepare a comprehensive plan for incentivizing the installation of solar panels on commercial and retail rooftops in Berkeley where sufficient solar access exists. The plan should include the following components: 1. Finance: Outline the various financing options for commercial property owners. 2. Data Collection: Develop a plan for identifying all commercial/retail properties in Berkeley that have sufficient solar access. 3. Permitting: Outline process for permitting related to solar panel installation. If necessary, identify legislation or policies that should be amended in order to facilitate rapid installation of solar panels. 4. Program: Develop programs for a. outreach and education to commercial/retail property owners; b. assisting owners with executing solar panel installation. 5. Integration: Integrate these plans with existing environmental and solar initiatives that the Commission is working on.  Provide a status report to the Council at the July 14 Council meeting.
Financial Implications: Staff time
Contact: Ben Bartlett, Councilmember, District 3, 981-7130

 

19.

Direction to Homeless Commission: Research Grants and Other Sources of Funding for the City’s Homeless Services
From: Councilmember Bartlett
Recommendation: Direct the Homeless Commission to do research on grants and other sources of private funding to be used for the City’s homeless services in light of anticipated federal funding cuts and anticipated increases in homelessness. Present a status report to the Council at the April 25, 2016 Council meeting.
Financial Implications: Staff time
Contact: Ben Bartlett, Councilmember, District 3, 981-7130

 

20.

Supporting CA Assembly Bill 43 - State Incarceration Prevention Fund
From: Councilmember Hahn
Recommendation: Support Assembly Bill 43 which redirects monies generated by private companies that profit from contracts with state prison facilities into a State Incarceration Prevention Fund, for the purpose of supporting programs known to prevent incarceration, and send letters of support to Assembly Speaker Rendon and Assemblymember Thurmond. Such programs include universal preschool, higher education and poverty reduction measures.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Sophie Hahn, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150

 

21.

Proclamation in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day
From: Councilmembers Worthington, Wengraf, and Hahn
Recommendation: Adopt the Holocaust Remembrance Day Proclamation.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

22.

City Co-sponsorship for Sigma Chi Fraternity’s “Derby Days” Carnival to Benefit Camp Kesem
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Co-sponsor the “Derby Days” carnival, a part of the Sigma Chi Fraternity’s annual fundraiser, whereby students will have a series of competitions and events during the week of March 4, including the carnival on March 5 and a concert on March 10, to benefit Camp Kesem Berkeley.
Financial Implications: Minimal
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

23.

Proclamation Recognizing the Japanese Internment Day of Remembrance
Revised materials
From: Councilmembers Worthington and Hahn
Recommendation: Adopt a proclamation acknowledging a day of remembrance for Japanese American internment, and recognize the history of Japanese internment in our country, as well as the rich history of the Japanese people within the City of Berkeley.
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

24.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
From: Councilmembers Worthington, Wengraf, and Hahn
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $1,500 per Councilmember, including up to $1,500 each from Councilmember Worthington and Susan Wengraf, to support the Holocaust Remembrance Day Event with funds relinquished to the City's general fund for this purpose so that the City of Berkeley is able to invite and support the community on this event from Councilmembers Kriss Worthington and Susan Wengraf’s discretionary Council Office Budgets and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
Financial Implications: Councilmembers' Discretionary Funds - $1,500
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

Action Calendar 

 

The public may comment on each item listed on the agenda for action as the item is taken up. Where an item was moved from the Consent Calendar to Action no speaker who has already spoken on that item would be entitled to speak to that item again.

The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak line up at the podium to determine the number of persons interested in speaking at that time. Up to ten (10) speakers may speak for two minutes. If there are more than ten persons interested in speaking, the Presiding Officer may limit the public comment for all speakers to one minute per speaker. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four minutes. The Presiding Officer may, with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue, allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.

Action items may be reordered at the discretion of the Chair with the consent of Council.

     
 

Action Calendar - Public Hearings

 

Staff shall introduce the public hearing item and present their comments. This is followed by five-minute presentations each by the appellant and applicant. The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak, line up at the podium to be recognized and to determine the number of persons interested in speaking at that time.

Up to ten (10) speakers may speak for two minutes. If there are more than ten persons interested in speaking, the Presiding Officer may limit the public comment for all speakers to one minute per speaker. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four minutes. The Presiding Officer may with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.

Each member of the City Council shall verbally disclose all ex parte contacts concerning the subject of the hearing. Councilmembers shall also submit a report of such contacts in writing prior to the commencement of the hearing. Written reports shall be available for public review in the office of the City Clerk.

     

 

25.

ZAB Appeal: 1310 Haskell Street
Attachment 6, Admin Record 
Presentation
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution affirming the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) decision to approve Use Permit No. ZP2015-0087 to demolish an existing single-family dwelling and accessory structure and construct three new detached, two-story dwellings totaling approximately 6,229 square feet, and dismissing the appeal.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Carol Johnson, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 
 
 

Action Calendar – Old Business

 

26.

ZAB Appeal: 2777 Shattuck Avenue/2747 Adeline Avenue (Continued from February 7, 2017)
Attachment 8, Admin Record - Full Record
Admin Record - Part 1
Admin Record - Part 2
Admin Record - Part 3
Admin Record - Part 4
Admin Record - Part 5
Admin Record - Part 6
Admin Record - Part 7
Admin Record - Part 8
Admin Record - Part 9
Admin Record - Part 10
Admin Record - Part 11
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution dismissing the appeal and affirming the decision of the Zoning Adjustments Board to approve Use Permit No. ZP2015-0102 to establish a full service auto dealership, including auto sales, repair and maintenance, in an existing building; to construct a 4,427 square-foot addition to the building for auto access and service; and to use a portion of the existing 31-space surface parking lot at 2747 Adeline Street for project parking, car display, and inventory.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Carol Johnson, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

27.

Berkeley Deep Green Building Initiative (Continued from November 15, 2016)
Revised materials
From: Mayor Arreguin and Councilmember Hahn
Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager and Energy Commission the development of policies and programs to improve the energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings based on the Berkeley Deep Green Building proposal.
Financial Implications: Staff time
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

28.

Housing Accountability Act (Continued from January 24, 2017)
From: City Manager
Contact: Zach Cowan, City Attorney, 981-6950

 

29a.

Support for Oregon Park Senior Apartments (Continued from January 24, 2017)
From: Housing Advisory Commission
Recommendation: Direct staff to work with Oregon Park Senior Apartments to undertake a physical needs assessment and to consider assistance with financing to address any issues identified in the physical needs assessment, and to hold the fines in abeyance in the interim.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Amy Davidson, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

29b.

Companion Report: Support for Oregon Park Senior Apartments (Continued from January 24, 2017)
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Refer the Housing Advisory Commission’s recommendation that staff work with Oregon Park Senior Apartments (OPSA) to the Council prioritization process so that the Council can evaluate this recommendation in the context of other recommendations for the use of Housing & Community Services staffing resources.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

 

Action Calendar – New Business 

 

30.

Berkeley Bicycle Plan 2017
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the Berkeley Bicycle Plan 2017, and directing the City Manager to pursue implementation of the Plan as funding and staffing permit.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

Council Action Items

 

31.

Readopt “Lease Agreement: Friends of DxE for Telegraph of Channing Mall, 2425 Channing Way Suite C” with Minor Amendments
Revised materials
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Readopt lease agreement for the Friends of DxE International at 2425 Channing Suite C at the premises for the purposes of operating an office with supporting retail activities to include revised amendments.
Financial Implications: Minimal
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

Information Reports

 

32.

FY 2017 Investment Report: Quarter Ended September 30, 2016
From: City Manager
 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

33.

Update on Name Change of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Program to the Healthy Berkeley Program
From: City Manager
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

34.

Planning for Minimum Wage Increases to the City’s Youth Employment Program
From: City Manager
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

35.

Permit Service Center Audit Status Report
From: City Manager
Contact: Carol Johnson, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

36.

LPC - NOD: 2727 Milvia Street
From: City Manager
Contact: Carol Johnson, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

37.

LPC - NOD: 2102 Shattuck Avenue
From: City Manager
Contact: Carol Johnson, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

38.

goBerkeley Parking Management Program - Recommended Adjustments for March 1, 2017 (Expansion Areas)
From: City Manager
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

Public Comment – Items Not Listed on the Agenda –  

Adjournment

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I hereby certify that the agenda for this meeting of the Berkeley City Council was posted at the display case located near the walkway in front of Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website, on February 16, 2017.

Mark Numainville, City Clerk

Communications

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Item 26: ZAB Appeal: 2777 Shattuck Avenue/2747 Adeline Avenue

  1. Jane Kitchel
  2. Robert Lauriston

Item 30 Berkeley Bicycle Plan 2017

  1. Daniel Newman
  2. Phillip Minnitte, on behalf of MapLight
  3. Charles Siegel
  4. Todd Henry, on behalf of the UC Berkeley Bicycle Committee

Berkeley Art Center

  1. Zohra Kalinkowitz
  2. Edith Hillinger
  3. Sally Goldstein

1900 Fourth Street

  1. Patricia Long
  2. Deborah Pulido
  3. Alessandro Latini
  4. Stephanie Manning (2)

Encampment Suggestions

  1. Adam Bredenberg/Jacquelyn McCormick (4)

Protest Concerns

  1. Elizabeth Saunders
  2. Nick Boschert
  3. Stephen Schwager
  4. Kathleen Curran
  5. Carlyn Smith
  6. Kenton Blanton
  7. Robert and Jeanie Minor
  8. Unknown

City of Berkeley Banking

  1. Alice Freda
  2. Megan Lang

Surveillance Ordinance

  1. Police Review Commission

Hate Speech Ordinance

  1. Richard Polangin

Senate Bill 54 (CA Values Act)

  1. Diana Bohn

Seizure of Property

  1. Police Review Commission

Adeline Corridor

  1. KO

Ohlone Dog Bark Renovation

  1. Joe Goglio, on behalf of the Ohlone Dog Park Association

Street Repair

  1. Dorothea Dorenz

Alameda County Anti-Displacement Funding & Policy Plan

  1. Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Concerns of the Poor

  1. Elisa Cooper

Supplemental Communications and Reports

Items received by the deadlines for submission will be compiled and distributed as follows.  If no items are received by the deadline, no supplemental packet will be compiled for said deadline.

  • Supplemental Communications and Reports 1
    Available by 5:00 p.m. five days prior to the meeting.

  • Supplemental Communications and Reports 2
    Available by 5:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

  • Supplemental Communications and Reports 3
    Available by 5:00 p.m. two days following the meeting.

 

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