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2012 Council Items  

Date

Item

Vote Pass?

11/13

UCLA’s National Dream University 
 

7-0-0

Yes

11/13

Supporting Oakland’s Lawsuit to Stop Seizure of Property of Oakland Medical Marijuana Dispensary
 

7-0-1

Yes

11/13

MACHIK: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 
 

6-0-3

Yes

10/16

Letter to Homeland Security Regarding Permanent Residency for Temporary Protection Status Individuals
 

8-0-1

Yes

   10/2

 Staff Response to DFSC Recommendations for Disaster Preparation for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations
  9-0-0    Yes

   10/2

 Refunding of 1999 Lease Revenue Bonds and 2003 Certificates of Participation    9-0-0    Yes
  10/2  Amended Community Choice Energy Letter to East Bay Municipal Utility District    8-0-1   Yes
  10/2 Proclamation in Honor of the Center of Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) City Day of Appreciation    8-0-1   Yes

 10/2

Letter to California Department of Labor on Whistleblower Program Flaws  9-0-2  Yes
10/2     Letter in Support of Hyatt Hotel Workers and Housekeepers 9-0-2  Yes
09/18 Support UNITE HERE! and the Workers at the HMS Host at the Oakland International Airport  9-0-0 Yes
09/18 Proclamation in Honor of Bisexual Pride Day 9-0-0 Yes
09/18 City Manager Referral: Standardize Finance Categories of Software and Exclusively Internet Companies  9-0-0 Yes
09/11 City Manager Referral: End Triple Jeopardy on Berkeley Taxi Drivers Parking Tickets  9-0-0 Yes
09/11 Support Proposition 39: Income Tax Increase for Multistate Businesses  9-0-0 Yes
09/11 Support Proposition 36: Changes in the California “Three Strikes” Law  9-0-0 Yes
09/11 Support Proposition 34: Repeal the Californian Death Penalty 9-0-0 Yes
09/11 Oppose Proposition 33: The Automobile Insurance Persistency Discounts Initiative  9-0-0 Yes
09/11 Oppose Proposition 32: The “Paycheck Protection” Initiative  9-0-0 Yes
09/11  Support Proposition 30: Temporary Sales and Income Tax Increase 9-0-0     Yes
7/31  Referral to City Manager: Comprehensive Single Use Plastic Bag Ban/Paper Bag Fee Ordinance  7-1-0    Yes
7/31  Referral to the Open Government Commission on Making Amendments and Compromises Speedily Available to the Public  7-1-0 Yes
7/31   Requesting Alameda County Recorder of Deeds Help Stopping Foreclosures  8-0-0 Yes
7/31  ACHA-Tibetan Sisterhood: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
 
9-0-0 Yes
7/31  Stonewall Fest: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
 
9-0-0 Yes
7/31  Proclamation for a Radical Artists and RA Writing Workshops
 
9-0-0 Yes
7/31  City Manager Referral: Telegraph Pedestrian Safety
 
9-0-0 Yes
7/31  City Manager Referral: Place Our Sister Cities Appropriately on the City Website  9-0-0 Yes
7/17  Requesting Alameda County Recorder of Deeds Help Stopping Foreclosures (Continued from July 10, 2012)
 
Held over N/A
7/17  Referral to City Manager: Comprehensive Single Use Plastic Bag Ban/Paper Bag Fee Ordinance (Continued from July 10, 2012)

 
Held over     N/A
7/17  San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
 
9-0-0   Yes
7/17  Referral to the Open Government Commission on Making Amendments and Compromises Speedily Available to the Public
 
Held over N/A
7/10   Referral to City Manager: Comprehensive Single Use Plastic Bag Ban/Paper Bag Fee Ordinance  Held over N/A
7/10   Requesting Alameda County Recorder of Deeds Help Stopping Foreclosures  Held over N/A
6/26   Requesting Alameda County Recorder of Deeds Help Stopping Foreclosures    Held over   N/A 
6/26   Referral to City Manager: Comprehensive Single Use Plastic Bag Ban/Paper Bag Fee Ordinance    Held over  N/A 
6/26   Requesting Info About Possible City Purchase of an Armored Vehicle    8-0-0  Yes 
6/12   San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds    9-0-0  Yes 
5/29   Report on Regional Bodies Participation-Oakland Airport-Community Noise Management Forum (PDF)  Info Report  N/A 
5/29 

Alameda County Transportation Expenditure Plan c. From: Councilmember Worthington  

9-0-0  Yes 
5/29   Support the Los Angeles Residential Noise Relief Act of 2011 (S. 2019) Restricting Helicopter Flights over Residential Neighborhoods    9-0-0  Yes 
5/29   Support Assembly Constitutional Amendment 18 (First Responders Initiative)   9-0-0  Yes 
5/29   Support a Proclamation to Honor June as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Pride Month and Authorize the City Manager to Fly the Rainbow Flag for the Month of June    9-0-0  Yes 
5/29    Support AB 1990 “Solar for All”    9-0-0   Yes 
5/15   Support Proposition 29, the Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research Act of 2012   9-0-0  Yes 
5/15   Support Peralta Community College District Ballot Measure B   9-0-0  Yes 
5/15   Ninth Annual Berkeley World Music Festival   9-0-0  Yes 
5/1   Support Initiative 11-0098 Medical Marijuana Regulation, Control, and Taxation Act of 2012 (Continued from April 3, 2012)   8-0-0  Yes 
5/1   Support a Proclamation to Honor May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month   9-0-0  Yes 
5/1  Proclamation in Honor of Clive Matson  9-0-0  Yes 
5/1   City Manager Referral: Availability Study to Allow Affirmative Action in City Contracting   9-0-0  Yes 
4/3   Ensuring Community Input into People’s Park Improvements   8-0-0  Yes 
4/3   Create an Ongoing Structure for Official City Manager Evaluation   9-0-0  Yes 
4/3   Support Faculty Petition and Request the DA Drop Charges from November 9, 2011 UC Protest Revised Agenda Material   9-0-0  Yes 
4/3   City Manager Referral: Creation of Department of Environment   9-0-0  Yes 
4/3   Support Initiative 11-0098 Medical Marijuana Regulation, Control, and Taxation Act of 2012   delayed  delayed 
4/3   Chavez Commemoration Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds   9-0-0  Yes  
4/3   2012 Berkeley Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds   9-0-0  Yes 
3/20   Report on Regional Bodies Participation- Alameda County Transportation Commission   9-0-0  Yes 
3/20   Ban Agricultural Use of Methyl Iodide in California (Continued from March 6, 2012)   7-0-2  Yes 
3/20   Support the Consumer Watchdog Campaign to Make Health Insurance Companies Justify Their Rates   5-0-4  Yes 
3/20   Letter Encouraging the Grammys to Reinstate 31 Ethnic Categories    5-1-3  Yes 
3/20   Referral to Public Works and Energy Commissions Feasibility of LED Street Lights    9-0-0  Yes 
3/6   Report on Regional Bodies Participation-Countywide Transportation Plan, Steering Committee    9-0-0  Yes  
3/6   Ban Agricultural Use of Methyl Iodide in California (Continued from February 28, 2012)   delayed  delayed 
3/6   Proclamation of the 10th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Event    9-0-0  Yes 
3/6   Holocaust Remembrance Day Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds   9-0-0  Yes 
3/6   City Manager Referral: Sidewalk Display of Merchandise Pilot Program on Telegraph and Re-refer Citywide Policy to the Planning Commission   9-0-0  Yes 
2/28   Ban Agricultural Use of Methyl Iodide in California   delayed  N/A 
2/28   City Manager Referral on the Telegraph Livability Coalition's Proposals and Schedule a Worksession   9-0-0  Yes 
2/28   End the Unfair Unemployment Penalty on Student Loans   9-0-0  Yes 
2/28   Stop the American Family Association's Hate Campaign Against Ellen DeGeneres   9-0-0  Yes 
2/14   Report on Regional Bodies Participation-Oakland Airport-Community Noise Management Forum  

Info Report 

N/A 
2/14  Report on Regional Bodies Participation-Countywide Transportation Plan  Info Report   N/A 
2/14 

 City Manager Referral: City Policy on Not Ticketing People Who Show Up to Move Their Vehicle When Ticket is Being Written 

removed   N/A 
1/31 

Protect Consumers from Cell Phone Theft Revised Agenda Material 

9-0-0   9-0-0 
1/31  Perspectives Multicultural Showcase: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  9-0-0   Yes 
1/31  City Sponsorship of the 11th Annual Perspectives Multicultural Showcase  9-0-0  Yes 
1/31  Support HR 3200: The Local Flexibility for Transit Assistance Act  9-0-0   Yes 
1/31  Endorse the California Cancer Research Act  9-0-0   Yes 
1/31  27th Anniversary Jewish Music Festival - March 22, 2012 as Berkeley Jewish Music and Heritage Day  9-0-0   Yes 
1/31  Smoke-Free Housing in Berkeley  9-0-0   Yes 
1/31 

 Endorsing NAACP Coordinated Freedom Pledge for Voting Rights 

9-0-0   Yes 
1/31   Adopt Expanded Single Use Plastic Bag Ban/Paper Bag Fee Ordinance Revised Agenda Material   9-0-0  Yes 
1/17   City Manager Referral: Joint Community Choice Energy Participation with Richmond and Marin Revised Agenda Material    9-0-0  Yes 
1/17  Proclamation in Honor of Magnes Museum Day - January 22, 2012 Revised Agenda Material  

9-0-0 

 Yes 
1/17  Referral to City Manager and Police Review Commission: Eyewitness Testimony Policy  9-0-0   Yes 
1/17  San Francisco LGBT Pride: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  9-0-0   Yes 
1/17  City Sponsorship of the 2012 San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade  9-0-0   Yes 
1/17   City of Berkeley Policy for Naming and Renaming Public Facilities   9-0-0  Yes 
1/17   Referral: Elmwood Commercial District Quota Revisions   9-0-0   Yes 
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