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 Special Meeting Annotated Agenda                   
January 17
, 2015







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Saturday, January 17, 2015
10:00 A.M.
Ed Roberts Campus Atrium – 3075 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703
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 – Lori Droste


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 10:05 a.m. Councilmember Arreguin absent.  Councilmember Worthington absent. Councilmember Arreguin present at 10:12 a.m.  Councilmember Worthington present at 10:10 a.m.


1. Improving Police and Community Relations: Discuss possible ways to improve community and police relations and addressing our response to what occurred in Ferguson, Missouri and beyond that will result in positive steps the City Council can pursue.  

A. Public Comment  - 33 speakers.

Recess 11:15 a.m. – 11:22 a.m.

B. Facilitated Panel Discussion 

Recess 12:44 p.m. – 12:49 p.m.

C. Legislative Panel Discussion (Invited: Congresswoman Lee, State Senator Hancock, Assemblymember Thurmond, and Supervisor Carson)

D. City Council Discussion 

E. Public Comment - 20 speakers.


Financial Implications: None

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Action: Discussion held.

Public Comment – Items on this agenda only


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

Councilmember Maio absent 2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Councilmember Moore absent 2:48 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Adjourned at 2:55 p.m.

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