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Regular Meeting eAgenda
September 13, 2018
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AGENDA 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING 

Thursday, September 13, 2018 

6:00 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 2134 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WAY

TELECONFERENCE LOCATION: KUVEYT CD. NO:6, REMZI OĞUZ ARIK MAHALLESI, 06680 ÇANKAYA/ANKARA, TURKEY

TELECONFERENCE LOCATION: 431 E. BROADWAY, LONG BEACH, CA, 90802

 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 – Kate Harrison

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.

  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

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.  Speakers will be entitled to two minutes each to speak in opposition to or support of Consent Calendar and Information Items.  A speaker may only speak once during the period for public comment on Consent Calendar and Information items.

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.


 

Recess Items

 

1.

Agreement for Consulting Services with Telfords to Provide Implementation Support for Tyler Munis ERP System (locally referred to as ERMA) 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution ratifying the action taken by the City Manager during recess to execute an agreement with Telfords to provide implementation support for Tyler Munis ERP system for the period of July 16, 2018 through July 30, 2019, for the total not to exceed amount of $200,000.  
Financial Implications: Fund$ Replacement Fund - $200,000 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

2.

Contract No. 10577B Amendment: Dorothy Day House – Winter Shelter Extension 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution ratifying the action taken by the City Manager during recess to amend Contract No. 10577B with Dorothy Day House to add $17,000 to extend the operation of the Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter (BESS) through August 31, 2018 for a total contract amount not to exceed $439,648 through June 30, 2019.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400


 

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”.

No additional items can be moved onto the Consent Calendar once public comment has commenced. At any time during, or immediately after, public comment on Information and Consent items, any Councilmember may move any Information or Consent item to “Action.” Following this, the Council will vote on the items remaining on the Consent Calendar in one motion.

For items moved to the Action Calendar from the Consent Calendar or Information Calendar, persons who spoke on the item during the Consent Calendar public comment period may speak again at the time the matter is taken up during the Action Calendar.

     

 

3.

Establish 2019 City Council Meeting Schedule 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution establishing the City Council regular meeting schedule for 2019, with starting times of 6:00 p.m.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

4.

Minutes for Approval 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of July 2, 2018 (special), July 10, 2018 (regular), July 16, 2018 (special closed), July 17, 2018 (special), July 20, 2018 (special closed), July 23, 2018 (special), July 24, 2018 (special closed and regular) and July 31, 2018 (special).  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

5.

Contract: Jennifer Kwan, DVM, to Provide Veterinary Services 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to establish a three-year contract with Jennifer Kwan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) for on-site veterinary services with Berkeley Animal Care Services (BACS).  
Financial Implications: General Fund - $180,000 
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, City Manager's Office, 981-7000

 

6.

Contract: Uptima Business Bootcamp for Business Support Services 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract, for an amount not to exceed $120,000, and any amendments thereto, with Uptima Business Bootcamp for business support services.  
Financial Implications: General Fund - $120,000 
Contact: Jordan Klein, Economic Development, 981-7530

 

7.

Formal Bid Solicitations and Request for Proposals Scheduled for Possible Issuance After Council Approval on September 13, 2018 
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 - $2,425,000 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

8.

Fire Administration Financial Management and Professional Standards Enhancements 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Approve the positions necessary to enhance the Fire Department’s ability to fund services, improve fire prevention programs, and align with the City’s strategic plan by creating grant writing capacity, improved management of billing systems, fee collection processes, and contract management. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: David Brannigan, Fire, 981-3473

 

9.

Authorizing Participation in the one-time Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment Funding Opportunity Available as a Result of SB 840 (Chapter 29, Statues of 2018) 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit a letter of interest to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for one-time funding provided for Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment funding through Senate Bill 840 (SB 840, authorizing participation in the Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment allocation in fiscal year 2019, accept the funding and execute any resultant revenue agreements and amendments to conduct activities specified in SB 840 in the projected amount of $100,000 total in fiscal year 2019 and fiscal year 2020.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

10.

Expenditure Contract: Berkeley Free Clinic for Laboratory Services 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an expenditure contract and any amendments or extensions with the Berkeley Free Clinic (BFC) in an amount not to exceed $150,000 for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.  
Financial Implications: General Fund - $150,000 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

11.

Classification and Salary: 1474 Resilient Buildings Program Manager 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution amending Resolution No. 67,485-N.S. Classification and Salary Resolution for Public Employees Union Local One, to establish the classification of 1474 Resilient Buildings Program Manager with a monthly salary range of $9,849.33 - $12,092.40 effective September 13, 2018.  
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $224,493.00 
Contact: LaTanya Bellow, Human Resources, 981-6800

 

12.

Contract No. 7009 Amendment: 2M Associates for Segment Three of the Bay Trail Extension Project 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. 7009 with 2M Associates of Berkeley to obtain Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) permit, and finalize the construction documents for segment three of the Bay Trail Shoreline Access Staging Area Project in an amount not to exceed $43,757 for a total contract amount not to exceed $370,941, and extending the term through December 31, 2020.  
Financial Implications: Marina Operations/Maint Fund - $43,757 
Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

 

13.

Purchase Order: AccuDock Inc for up to Fifteen Dock Sections and Hardware 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution satisfying City Charter Article XI Section 67.2 requirements, accepting the General Services Administration (GSA) bid procedures, and authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order for up to fifteen dock sections and associated hardware for an amount not to exceed $160,000.  
Financial Implications: Marina Operations/Maint Fund - $160,000 
Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

 

14.

Contract No. 10941 Amendment: W.A. Rose Construction, Inc. for Exterior Stucco Demolition Work at the Central Library 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. 10941 with W.A. Rose Construction, Inc. for exterior stucco demolition work at the Central Library, increasing the original contract amount of $194,898 by $125,258 for a total contract amount not to exceed $320,156.  
Financial Implications: Library Fund - $125,258 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

15.

Consideration of Accessibility in Accessory Dwelling Units 
From: Commission on Disability 
Recommendation: The Commission on Disability is recommending that the Council, by resolution if needed, include input from the disability community, accessibility experts, and other related stakeholders, prior to finalization of the Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance amendment process. We would like the Council to include special considerations for creating Accessory Dwelling Units that are visitable and accessible when possible, and consider incentives for accessibility. Changes in the Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance represents an opportunity for increased accessible housing in Berkeley, with potential benefits to homeowners and future residents.  
Financial Implications: Staff time 
Contact: Ella Callow, Commission Secretary, 981-6300

 

16.

Filling Vacancies Among the Elected Representatives of the Poor 
From: Human Welfare and Community Action Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution confirming the appointment of Ms. Saba Deyhim (District 2), as an elected representative of the poor on the Human Welfare and Community Action Commission (HWCAC), having been voted at the HWCAC June 20, 2018 meeting, and that her term expires November 21, 2018.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Wing Wong, Commission Secretary, 981-5400


 

Council Consent Items

 

17.

Rectify Discrepancy Regarding Inclusionary Units in Live/Work Housing 
From: Councilmembers Harrison and Bartlett 
Recommendation: Refer amendments to the Berkeley Municipal code (Sections 23C.12 and 23E.20.080) to rectify discrepancies over how Live/Work Unit inclusionary requirements are governed, both for rental and owner occupied units, to the Planning Commission. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

18.

  Adopt a Resolution in Support of Appropriate City Enforcement Measures to Mitigate Damages Resulting from the Removal of Trees at 1698 University Avenue
  Supplemental materials (Supp 1)
Supplemental materials (Supp 2)
From: Councilmember Harrison 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution in support of City enforcement of measures to mitigate damages to the general welfare of the City and neighborhood resulting from the damage and subsequently-required removal of trees at 1698 University Avenue. 
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

19.

No Change to the Standards of Inverse Condemnation 
From: Councilmember Wengraf 
Recommendation: Send a letter via fax, urging No Change to the Standards of Inverse Condemnation to the State Legislature’s Wildfire Preparedness and Response Conference Committee Co-Chairs, the Governor, the Assembly Speaker, the Senate President pro Tempore, Senator Nancy Skinner and Assembly Member Tony Thurmond.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Susan Wengraf, Councilmember, District 6, 981-7160

 

20.

Referral to the Planning Commission to Consider Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and “Mini-Dorm” Ordinance 
Revised materials (Supp 3)
From: Councilmember Wengraf 
Recommendation: Referral to the Planning Commission to: 1. Amend the mini-dorm ordinance to enable the conversion of an accessory structure into an office (which is also considered a bedroom) without the required public hearing process under the mini-dorm regulations, as long as there are no other alterations to the subject property, and 2. Consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and “Mini-Dorm” Ordinance to provide more flexibility for accessory buildings on properties that are developed with single-family residences.  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Susan Wengraf, Councilmember, District 6, 981-7160


 

Action Calendar

The public may comment on each item listed on the agenda for action as the item is taken up. For items moved to the Action Calendar from the Consent Calendar or Information Calendar, persons who spoke on the item during the Consent Calendar public comment period may speak again at the time the matter is taken up during the Action Calendar.

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 – Old Business

 

21.

Lobbyists Registration and Regulation Ordinance; Amendments to Existing Revolving Door Ordinance (Continued from July 31, 2018.  Item contains revised and supplemental material.) 
Supplemental materials (Supp 1)
Supplemental materials (Supp 2)
From: Open Government Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an ordinance requiring the registration of lobbyists and regulating lobbying activity in the City of Berkeley, and an amendment to the existing Revolving Door Ordinance.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Jessica Mar, Commission Secretary, 981-6950

 

22.

Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Updates (Continued from July 31, 2018.  Item contains revised material.) 
Supplemental materials (Supp 1)
From: Councilmembers Hahn, Wengraf, and Harrison
 
Recommendation: Refer to the Planning Commission to consider additional elements for Berkeley’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance (BMC 23C.24), on an expedited basis, and refer to the Disaster and Fire Safety Commission bullet point #5, relating to potential obstruction of emergency vehicles, and request that their recommendations be sent directly to the Planning Commission to inform the Planning Commission’s review and recommendations.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Sophie Hahn, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150


 

Action Calendar – New Business

 

23.

Eliminating Public Parking from the Proposed Berkeley Way Project 
Presentation
From: City Manager
 
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to continue working with BRIDGE Housing Corporation on the proposed development of the City-owned site at 2012 Berkeley Way with a revised proposal that includes no public parking.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, City Manager's Office, 981-7000

 

24.

Cannabis Ordinance Revisions Related to Distributors and Small Cultivators; Amending BMC Titles 12, 23C, 23E, and 23F 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt the following changes to the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) to allow cannabis Distributors and small cannabis Cultivators (defined as having up to 10,000 square feet in area) to locate in Berkeley, to allow cannabis businesses to operate in a for-profit manner, and to maintain City authority to permit and inspect manufacturers of edible cannabis products: 
1. Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending BMC Sections 12.23.020, 12.25.050, 12.25.090, 12.25.100, 12.27.070 and 12.27.090, and creating BMC Chapter 12.22; and 
2. Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance Chapters BMC 23E.16, 23E.36, 23E.64, 23E.68, 23E.72, 23.76, 23E.80, 23E.84 and 23F.04, and creating BMC Chapter 23C.25.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

25.

Disposition of MOU Compendium Item 3.4, regarding Berkeley Police Department interaction with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Decline to approve MOU Compendium Item 3.4 as presented to Council on July 23, 2018 and continued to the Sept. 13 meeting agenda; and request the City Manager inform Council upon implementation of a new Berkeley Police Department General Order regarding interaction with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, to include incorporation of applicable state law, and to include current Council policy as specified in Berkeley City Council Resolution 68,131 NS, as passed on July 25, 2017. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Andrew Greenwood, Police, 981-5900

 

26a.

Proposed Vehicle Encampment 
From: Homeless Commission 
Recommendation: Direct staff to identify a location for a vehicle encampment to house up to thirty vehicles.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Peter Radu, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

26b.

Companion Report: Homeless Commission’s Proposed Vehicle Encampment Report 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Take no action on the Homeless Commission’s recommendation and instead allow the development of a vehicular campsite to proceed as discussed at the June 26, 2018 Council meeting.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400


 


Council Action Items

 

27.

Enforcement Policy for Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza 
Supplemental materials (Supp 1)
From: Mayor Arreguin
 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution setting enforcement priorities for the Downtown Berkeley BART Station Plaza (“BART Plaza”) prohibiting lying and camping and directing the City Manager to enforce Penal Code Section 647(e) at BART Plaza, Berkeley Municipal Code Section 14.48.020 regarding unpermitted objects obstructing sidewalks, and Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.36 relating to lying on public property, in addition to all other applicable laws.  
Financial Implications: Staff time 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100


 

28.

Urban Forest and Wildlife Habitat Preservation 
From: Councilmembers Davila and Harrison 
Recommendation: Refer to the Transportation Commission to research a modification of Chapter 19.37, the Berkeley Green Code. Code 19.37.040 Chapter 3 Green Building code shall have a new subsection that shall require that: -Additions or alterations to single-family residences must have at least one tree on the parcel per each 2,500 square feet of lot size upon project completion. -Additions or alterations to a multi-family dwelling with two to four units must have two trees on the parcel per 4,500 square feet of lot size upon project completion. -Additions or alterations to a multi-family dwelling with five plus units must have four trees per each 5,000 square feet of lot size upon project completion. -Projects with thirteen or more units that fails to incorporate all of the trees required into the build, must plant the remainder of the required trees at a location within the City of Berkeley. An ideal location to be considered is the eastern side of the I-580 freeway along the Frontage Road. The developer will incur the cost of maintenance of the trees for a period of five years after planting. -Parking structures shall be required to have one tree per fifty parking spaces. The trees can be either on the footprint or the rooftop of the structure. Additionally, a requirement to incorporate a greywater system should be implemented to water the trees. -Trees planted must be California Natives species. Refer to the California Native Plant Society for a list of eligible trees. https://www.cnps.org/  
Financial Implications: Unknown 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

29.

City of Berkeley Policy Limiting the Publishing of Photos (doxing) of people arrested by the Berkeley Police Department 
Supplemental materials (Supp 1)
Supplemental materials (Supp 2)
From: Councilmembers Davila and Harrison 
Recommendation: That the Council adopt a Resolution and adopt as a City of Berkeley Policy that: 
The Berkeley Police Department (BPD) shall not publicly post on social media, through email or other forms of communication the mugshots or pictures of individuals arrested, unless they pose an immediate threat to the public safety of the Berkeley community (e.g. persons arrested for serial rape, persons wanted for homicide, or felony assault).
Under no circumstances shall BPD publish photos of individuals arrested in First Amendment activity.  
Council affirms its opposition to racist and other hate speech and calls for racist violence and affirms its solidarity with communities most targeted by white supremacy. 
Financial Implications: Unknown 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

30.

Resolution Establishing Green Monday 
Supplemental materials (Supp 1)
From: Councilmembers Harrison, Davila, and Hahn
 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution establishing Green Monday in The City of Berkeley and referring to the City Manager to implement the program in coordination with Green Monday US, which would have two primary components; City owned and operated institutions serving plant-based foods on Mondays (or another day) and educating residents on the impacts of their food choices on climate change and the environment.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

31.

Short-Term Referral to City Manager re: Emergency Standby Officers Qualifications 
From: Councilmember Wengraf, Mayor Arreguin, and Councilmember Hahn 
Recommendation: Referral to the City Manager to consider the following suggestions for requirements and qualifications for Emergency Standby Officers and return to Council within 90 days with recommendations.   Possible requirements may include: -Trainings in roles and responsibilities to serve as a standby officer possibly including: ethics and workplace harassment. -City government experience. -Council District residency. -Require standby officers to meet the same qualifications, including restrictions on conflict of interest, as required in the City Charter for City Councilmembers. -In addition, consider requiring Councilmembers to nominate three people in a single action. 
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Susan Wengraf, Councilmember, District 6, 981-7160


 

Information Reports

 

32.

Referral Response: Referral to City Manager to Consolidate All City Commission Work Plans in One Place for Easy Access for Staff, the Public and Elected Officials 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

33.

Ethical Climate Audit Status Report 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Dee Williams-Ridley, City Manager, 981-7000

 

34.

Berkeley Economic Dashboards 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Jordan Klein, Economic Development, 981-7530

 

35.

Berkeley Energy Commission Workplan for 2018-2019 
From: Energy Commission 
Contact: Billi Romain, Commission Secretary, 981-7400

 

36.

Adoption of Homeless Commission’s Fiscal Year 2019 Workplan 
From: Homeless Commission 
Contact: Peter Radu, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

37.

City Auditor's Report on Results Fiscal Year 2018 
From: Auditor 
Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750


 

 

Public Comment – Items Not Listed on the Agenda

 

 

Adjournment in memory of:

1. Tom Clark, Berkeley Poet

 

NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny a use permit or variance for a project the following requirements and restrictions apply:  1) No lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny (Code Civ. Proc. §1094.6(b)) or approve (Gov. Code 65009(c)(5)) a use permit or variance may be filed more than 90 days after the date the Notice of Decision of the action of the City Council is mailed. Any lawsuit not filed within that 90-day period will be barred.  2) In any lawsuit that may be filed against a City Council decision to approve or deny a use permit or variance, the issues and evidence will be limited to those raised by you or someone else, orally or in writing, at a public hearing or prior to the close of the last public hearing on the project.

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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 August 30, 2018.

Mark Numainville, City Clerk

Communications

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to Council are public record. Copies of individual communications are available for viewing at the City Clerk Department and through Records Online.

Item #18: Adopt a Resolution in Support of Appropriate City Enforcement Measures to Mitigate Damages Resulting from the Removal of Trees at 1698 University Avenue

  1. Shelly Lein

   

Item #22: Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Updates

  1. Toni Mester

   

Item #29: City of Berkeley Policy Limiting the Publishing of Photos (doxing) of people arrested by the Berkeley Police Department

  1. Joey H.
  2. Jay Kim on behalf of National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area (2)

  

Traffic Circles

  1. Parks and Waterfront Commission
  2. Robin Grossinger
  3. Robert Fraser and Djuna Odegard (2)
  4. George Harter
  5. Rob Wrenn
  6. Charles Siegel
  7. Elyce Klein
  8. Jesse Cortes
  9. David Hillis
  10. Tree Fitzpatrick
  11. Nancy Carleton
  12. Karl Reeh
  13. Susan Hunter
  14. Diana Wood
  15. Maxina Ventura
  16. Lisa Stephens
  17. Sara Antunovich (2)
  18. No Name
  19. Paul Degenkolb
  20. Jude Bell
  21. Erin Diehm
  22. Cathleen Young
  23. Namita Dodeja
  24. Marilyn Williams
  25. Linda Franklin
  26. Sallie Hanna-Rhyne

  

Single-use Foodware

  1. Michael Ho
  2. Melanie Lawrence

  

Berkeley Marina RV’s

  1. East Bay Community Law Center
  2. Unknown

  

Street Behavior

  1. Lauren Schiller
  2. Andrew Hoffman

  

Urban Shield

  1. Jeannette McNeil
  2. Fran Haselsteiner
  3. Christine Schwartz
  4. Tree Fitzpatrick

  

Harold Way

  1. Claire Cortner
  2. Jeff Troutman
  3. Cecile Pineda (2)
  4. Biff Stockton (2)

  

Berkeley Honda

  1. George Killingsworth (2)
  2. Bruce Powelson
  3. Jane Kitchel

  

Adeline Corridor

  1. Matthew Taecker

  

City Council Behavior

  1. Justin Lee
  2. Tree Fitzpatrick (2)

  

Loans of City Funds

  1. Genevieve Wilson
  2. Boona Cheema

  

Protest of August 5th

  1. Cindy Shambam
  2. Sigrid Allen
  3. Sheila and Don Goldmacher (2)
  4. Unknown (3)

  

Police Review Commission

  1. Cindy Shambam
  2. Genevieve Wilson
  3. Tom Luce
  4. Janice Schroeder
  5. Phoebe Anne Sorgen
  6. Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action
  7. Christopher Kroll
  8. Tobey Wiebe

  

Permit Fees

  1. Bryce Nesbitt (3)

  

Measure GG Funds

  1. Disaster and Fire Safety Commission

  

1701 62nd Street

  1. Carlvin Justice

  

Prioritizing Students

  1. Fatima Alleyne

  

BART

  1. Patricia Williams
  2. Tree Fitzpatrick

  

Street Requiem Performance

  1. Barbara Szudy

  

Fires and Berkeley

  1. Kelly Hammargren

  

Repave Milvia Street

  1. Keith Yokem

  

Public Health and Trash

  1. David Lerman

  

Don’t Like Poor People

  1. Genevieve Wilson

  

Lime Bike

  1. Lee Sun

  

BMC 12.70.120 Enforcement (Smoking Pollution Control)

  1. Steven Schuyler (2)

  

City Manager Performance Review

  1. Tree Fitzpatrick

  

East Bay Times Request

  1. Marisa Kendall

  

Yard Sale Donations

  1. Mike Lee

  

Homeless Encampment University & 4th

  1. Evan McDonald

  

Shelter at 9th & University

  1. Dorothea Dorenz
  2. Elizabeth Moses Strain
  3. Renee Watkins

  

South Berkeley Mural Celebration

  1. Susan Duhan Felix

  

Vacant Unit Tax

  1. Fred Dodsworth

  

Bartlett Traffic Stop

  1. Eric Friedman
  2. Jessica Behrman (3)
  3. Maris Arnold
  4. Anne Smith
  5. Mark Lemkin

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 before the meeting.

  • Supplemental Communications and Reports 3

      Available by 5:00 p.m. two days following the meeting.

 

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