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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

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$700,000 available; Apply by June 8

Berkeley, California (Friday, May 14, 2021) - We’re seeking community partners to help us support Berkeley residents who are most impacted by or vulnerable to COVID-19. Organizations can apply by June 8 to support our response in three areas:

  • Outreach, education and engagement regarding COVID-19 prevention, testing, vaccination, and contact tracing

  • Hosting mobile or pop-up COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics, including engaging community attendance

  • Support services to isolated individuals, including provision of hotel/temporary housing and food to ensure isolation compliance

Total funding available is $700,000. Organizations can apply to provide one or a combination of any of the above services. If approved, the contract would start approximately August 2021 and end no later than July 31, 2023.

Visit cityofberkeley.info/rfp for details on the scope of services and application process.

Applications due June 8, 2021 at 2pm

Please consider applying if your organization supports:

  • people from Latino or Latinx communities
  • people from African American or Black communities
  • non-English speakers
  • essential workers
  • day laborers
  • home-bound older adults, older adults in congregate settings, or senior housing residents
  • residents of low income or subsidized housing
  • residents in multi-generational households
  • people without a permanent residence

Apply by June 8, 2021 to be considered.

Help us reach all Berkeley residents with these important services and protect our whole community from COVID-19. Please share this opportunity widely.


This page was edited on May 26, 2021 to reflect the application deadline has been extended from June 1 to June 8.


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