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Special Meeting Annotated Agenda
October 29, 2013



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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
5:00 P.M.

Council Chambers – 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Tom Bates, Mayor


District 1 – Linda Maio

District 5 – Laurie Capitelli

District 2 – Darryl Moore

District 6 – Susan Wengraf

District 3 – Max Anderson

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Jesse Arreguin

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 5:04 p.m.  Councilmember Anderson absent.  Councilmember Arreguin absent. Councilmember Worthington absent.  Mayor Bates absent.  Councilmember Worthington present at 5:42 p.m.  Councilmember Arreguin present at 5:52 p.m.  

Public Comment – Items on this agenda only: 1 speaker.


1. Berkeley Health Status Report 2013
From: City Manager
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400
Action: Presentation made and discussion held.

2.IRS Non-Profit Hospitals and Community Benefits
Presentation 1 
Presentation 2
From: City Manager
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400
Action: Presentation made and discussion held.

Information Reports

3. 2013 Time Magazine Article: “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us”
From: Councilmember Capitelli
Contact: Laurie Capitelli, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150
Action: Received and filed.


Action: M/S/C (Moore/Worthington) to adjourn the meeting.
Vote: Ayes – Maio, Moore, Arreguin, Capitelli, Wengraf, Worthington, Wozniak; Noes – None; Abstain – None; Absent – Anderson, Bates.

Adjourned at 6:52 p.m.

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