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Regular Meeting eAgenda
November 13, 2018
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AGENDA 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 

6:00 P.M.

Council Chambers – 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

 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.

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.

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.

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.

 

Consent Calendar

 

1.

Facilitation of the Installation of IKE Smart City Kiosks; Amending Chapters 20.16 and 16.18 of the Berkeley Municipal Code 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,627-N.S. amending Section 20.16.090 of the Berkeley Municipal Code (the Sign Ordinance) to exempt wayfinding kiosks placed in the City pursuant to a contract between the City and Visit Berkeley (formerly the Convention & Visitors Bureau); and amending Section 16.18.040 of the Berkeley Municipal Code (the Encroachment Ordinance) to exempt wayfinding kiosks installed pursuant to a contract between Visit Berkeley and the City of Berkeley, provided they are installed and maintained in conformance with the requirements of the City Engineer.  
First Reading Vote: Ayes – Maio, Bartlett, Harrison, Hahn, Wengraf, Worthington, Droste, Arreguin; Noes – None; Abstain – Davila.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Jordan Klein, Economic Development, 981-7530

 

2.

Revised Records Retention Schedule 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the revised Records Retention Schedule in compliance with the City’s Records Management Program and rescinding Resolution No. 65,943-N.S.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

3.

Formal Bid Solicitations and Request for Proposals Scheduled for Possible Issuance After Council Approval on November 13, 2018 
Revised materials (Supp 1)
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 - $2,588,014 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

4.

Contract No. 9821 Amendment: First Alarm Security & Patrol, Inc., dba First Security Services for Citywide Security Services 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to increase the not to exceed value of Contract No. 9821 by $450,000, from $2,334,798 to $2,784,798 to fund continued services through the contract expiration date of June 30, 2019.  
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $450,000 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

5.

Contract Award to GradeTech Inc.:  John Muir School Crossing Improvements Project, Specification No. 18-11246-C 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1. Approving plans and specifications for the John Muir School Crossing Improvements Project (“Project”), Specification No. 18-11246-C; 2. Authorizing the change of Project Specification No. from 17-10240-C to 18-11246; 3. Accepting the bid of the lowest responsible bidder, GradeTech Inc.; and 4. Authorizing execution of a contract and any amendments, extensions, or change orders until completion of the project in accordance with approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $355,807.  
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $355,807 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

6.

City Auditor Salary Savings Allocation for FUND$ Replacement/ERP 
From: Auditor 
Recommendation: Approve a $250,000 set aside from City Auditor’s Office FY 2018 savings: $210,000 for the City’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation, including replacement of the FUND$ payroll module; $15,000 for a new payroll printer; and $25,000 for training, supplies and other improvements.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Ann-Marie Hogan, Auditor, 981-6750

 

 

7.

Future of the Pacific Steel Casting (PSC) Site 
From: Mayor Arreguin and Councilmember Maio 
Recommendation: Support the convening of a visioning process to inform the Council’s future recommendation to the Planning Commission on the land use regulations for the Pacific Steel Casting site. 
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

8.

Budget Referral: RFP to Address Gaps for Marginalized Youth in Berkeley 
From: Councilmembers Davila and Harrison 
Recommendation: Budget Referral to the FY19 (2018/2019) November 2018 AAO Budget Process to set aside $50,000 to create a plan and pilot program to address the needs of marginalized youth and young adults in Berkeley. The RFP will solicit bids for a community youth partner to leverage the Youth Listening Campaign results to engage youth, young adults, youth providers, educators, City and Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) staff, parents and other caretakers in a problem-solving process. The process will identify concrete immediate and longer-term programs, policies and actions that can be taken to address the gaps in services for marginalized youth and young adults including those who are Black, Brown, immigrant, Muslim, LGBTQQ, formerly incarcerated, homeless, involved in or experiencing violence, sexually exploited or abused, and struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and suicide. Both the Youth Listening Campaign and problem-solving process will support, be informed by and partner with the 2020 Vision, BUSD and City of Berkeley youth programs.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

9.

Refer Adoption of BMC Chapter 9.26 Live Animal Sales–Disclosure Requirements to the Animal Care Commission 
From: Councilmember Harrison 
Recommendation: Refer adoption of an Ordinance adding Chapter 9.26 Live Animal Sales – Disclosure Requirements to the Animal Care Commission.  
Financial Implications: Staff time 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

10.

Resolution in Support of the Berkeley Unified School District Sustainability Plan 
From: Councilmembers Harrison, Hahn, and Davila 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution in support of the Berkeley Unified School District Sustainability Plan and urge the Berkeley School Board to adopt the Plan at the November 14th School Board meeting.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

11.

Endorse the AFSCME 3299 Support Pledge 
From: Councilmember Worthington 
Recommendation: That the Council support the AFSCME 3299 support pledge for fair-wages, affordable health-care, retirement with dignity, no contracting out, ban the box, strengthen sexual harassment prevention, and non-collaboration with ICE  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

12.

City Manager Short-Term Referral: To Change Telegraph Avenue Parking Signs to Allow Parking All Times 
From: Councilmember Worthington 
Recommendation: That the Council refer to the City Manager to eliminate the no parking signs on Telegraph Avenue between Bancroft and Dwight.  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

13.

Adopt a Resolution Supporting the UNITE HERE Local 2850 Hotel Workers Strike 
From: Councilmember Worthington and Mayor Arreguin 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution to support the UNITE HERE Local 2850 Hotel Workers Strike in the Bay Area and beyond.  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

14.

Create and Implement Additional Sensitivity Training Options for Taxi Drivers 
From: Councilmember Worthington 
Recommendation: That the Council refer to the City Manager the creation and implementation of one of the following two additional options for sensitivity trainings to allow for more accessibility for new and continuous taxi drivers. Firstly, an online sensitivity training course should be created and implemented in the City’s current taxi checklist. Secondly, there should be a designated sensitivity training site readily accessible within the City. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

15.

Construct Additional Taxi Stands and Relocate One Stand Within the City 
From: Councilmember Worthington 
Recommendation: That the Council refer to the City Manager the construction of seven taxi stands in total and the relocation of one stand in the City to improve accessibility for pedestrians, create visibility, and increase profits for taxi drivers. These taxi stands should be constructed at the following sites: Two stands at Hotel Shattuck; Two stands at the Doubletree Hotel; Two stands at Telegraph & Bancroft or Durant & Telegraph; and One stand at Bancroft Hotel. In addition, the Ashby BART taxi stand shall be relocated closer to the station entrance on MLK Jr. Way. 
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

16.

 Address the Disabled and Senior Communities About IHSS Paycheck Delays by Sending Letters to IHSS and Copies to Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (Continued from October 16, 2018. Item contains revised material.) 
Revised materials (Supp 2)
From: Councilmembers Worthington, Davila, and Harrison 
Recommendation: Send the attached letters to the State Department of Social Services: IHSS, Health Care Services: IHSS, and send copies to Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Tony Thurmond to encourage the swifter release of paychecks for new hires.  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

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 – Public Hearings

Staff shall introduce the public hearing item and present their comments. This is followed by five-minute presentations each by the appellant and applicant. The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak, line up at the podium to be recognized and 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.

Each member of the City Council shall verbally disclose all ex parte contacts concerning the subject of the hearing. Councilmembers shall also submit a report of such contacts in writing prior to the commencement of the hearing. Written reports shall be available for public review in the office of the City Clerk.

 

17.

ZAB Appeal: 3000 Shattuck Avenue, Use Permit #ZP2015-0229 
Attachment 4-5, Part 1
Attachment 5, Part 2
Attachment 5, Part 3
Attachment 5, Part 4
Attachment 5, Part 5
Attachment 5, Part 6
Attachment 5, Part 7
Attachment 5, Part 8
Attachment 5, Part 9
Attachment 5, Part 10
Attachment 5, Part 11
Attachment 5, Part 12
Attachment 5, Part 13 
 
Presentation
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and, upon conclusion, uphold the appeal and adopt a Resolution approving the project based on the Findings and Conditions presented by staff to the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) on June 28, 2018, for Use Permit #ZP2015-0229, to demolish a gas station structure and construct a five-story, 40,557 square foot mixed-use building with ground-floor retail uses and 23 dwelling units.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400


Action Calendar

 

18.

Short-Term Referral to City Manager to Complete Steps Necessary to Establish Lava Mae Services in Berkeley 
From: Councilmembers Davila and Hahn 
Recommendation: Short-term referral to the City Manager to coordinate with Fire, Planning and Public Works Department Heads to provide permits, identify locations and allow access to water and disposal hook-ups necessary to bring Lava Mae shower services to Berkeley’s homeless populations within 90 days for a 6-8 week pilot. This includes: -Determining locations to set up portable shower (Possible locations will be identified by the City of Berkeley Homeless Service Team but could include 2180 Milvia Parking Lot, Adeline & Alcatraz behind Here/There encampment, Harrison and 8th, the Corporation Yard and/or Jones and 2nd.); and -Identifying water source for hook ups designated to dispense water for showers, either fire hydrants (preferred) or garden hose spigots; and -Parking permits for shower trailer; and -Identifying sewage manholes designated to pump out/dump gray and black water (H2O) into the sewer system; and -Calendaring a Fire Department inspection to inspect the propane to heat up the H2O on the first day of operation or through a dry run. Starting January 2019, Lava Mae is prepared to bring shower service two days a week to two consistent locations (one day per a location) at no charge to the City of Berkeley or the users of the services. The proposal is to start with an 8-week pilot in two locations to test sites.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

19.

Adopt the Sanctuary Contracting Ordinance proposed by the Peace and Justice Commission (Continued from October 16, 2018.  Item contains revised material.) 
From: Councilmembers Worthington, Davila, Harrison, and Bartlett 
Recommendation: That the City Council adopt the attached Sanctuary Contracting Ordinance proposed by the Peace and Justice Commission. This ordinance prohibits the award of city contracts to vendors acting as ICE data brokers, or those providing extreme vetting services.  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

 

20.

Proposed Amendment to Berkeley’s Minimum Wage Ordinance: Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.99 
Revised materials (Supp 2)
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Coder Chapter 13.99, revising Section 13.99.040 to reinstate the exemption for youth job training programs, freezing the rate at the current rate of $13.25 and allowing the programs to adhere to the state of California Minimum Wage schedule thereafter.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

21.

Request to Reduce the In-Lieu Provisions of the Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee for Use Permit #ZP2015-0018 at 2597 Telegraph Avenue 
Presentation
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Consider and approve the request from the applicant for Use Permit #ZP2015-0018 at 2597 Telegraph Avenue to reduce the in-lieu provision for satisfying the Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee (AHMF) ordinance, from 20% to 10% of the total units in the project to be affordable to lower-income households, and thereby reduce the fee due for the remainder of the requirement from $170,000 to $0, in accordance with Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Section 22.20.080, and adopt a Resolution granting the request.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

22.

Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program 
From: Councilmembers Bartlett and Worthington 
Recommendation: That the Council provides requested direction to the Planning Department on how to proceed with the Equity Program recommended by the Cannabis Commission in the October 9, 2018 staff report. Recommending allowing 4 equity applicants and 2 non-equity applicants to apply and be processed by the City within 2 years.  
Financial Implications: Minimal 
Contact: Ben Bartlett, Councilmember, District 3, 981-7130

 

23.

Clarifying Jurisdiction of Ohlone Greenway (Continued from October 30, 2018. Item contains revised material.) 
From: Councilmembers Maio, Hahn, and Harrison 
Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager to review the recommendation to place the Ohlone Greenway under park rules and policies with the intent of revising the BMC to include the Ohlone Greenway as open space and enforce park-like rules.  
Financial Implications: Staff time 
Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember, District 1, 981-7110

 

24.

Budget Referral: Increasing Safety at San Pablo Park (Continued from October 30, 2018.) 
From: Councilmember Davila 
Recommendation: Refer to the FY19 (2018/2019) November 2018 AAO Budget Process for the following four items to improve safety at San Pablo Park in light of recent shootings and traffic incidents:  
1. Conduct a traffic safety assessment of the streets surrounding San Pablo Park: Identify measures that can be taken to reduce risk to pedestrians, pets, and bikers, particularly in light of the number of daycare providers that bring dozens of infants, toddlers and young children to the park daily.  
2. Extend the hours that the Frances Albrier Community Center is open: Open at 9:30am rather than 1pm to provide access to toilets, have a staff presence and provide a shelter option in case of an emergency situation.  
3. Re-initiate classes for daycare providers who use San Pablo Park out of the Frances Albrier Community Center: Historically, the City provided a variety of classes on safety and recreation for daycare providers who use San Pablo Park. This referral includes re-establishing a series of courses that daycare providers find useful based on gathering their input. One such course requested was sheltering in place in the situation of an active shooter.  
4. Develop, implement and coordinate drills for active shooter and other emergency protocol at San Pablo Park: Create protocol with input from community partners, then orient licensed daycare providers, coaches, trainers and program staff who operate out of the park, and conduct drills with City staff operating the Center and providers in order to prepare for emergencies and how to use the Center as a shelter during or following them.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

25.

 One-Way Car Share – Mid-Pilot Program Report (Continued from October 30, 2018.) 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

Information Reports

26.

Referral Response: Workforce Housing for Berkeley Unified School District Personnel 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

27.

2018 Housing Advisory Commission Work Plan Update 
From: Housing Advisory Commission 
Contact: Amy Davidson, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

 

Public Comment – Items Not Listed on the Agenda

Adjournment

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 November 1, 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.

100% Renewable Energy Study for 7 Cities in the East Bay

  1. Tom Kelly and Ben Foster

  

Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies at BUSD

  1. Laura Babitt

   

Berkeley Solar Powered “Park & Charge” System

  1. Harvey Sherback

   

Yes on Proposition 1

  1. Sophia DeWitt

   

City Manager and Councilmember Bashing/Decorum

  1. Tree Fitzpatrick (2)
  2. Christine Schwartz

   

Pathways Project

  1. Kelly Hammagren
  2. Christine Schwartz

   

Item 29 of September 25, 2018 – Recycling Market Updates

  1. Bryce Nesbitt

   

City of Berkeley Program Closure

  1. Network Office BHC

   

Fund Utility Undergrounding

  1. Nancy Gillette
  2. Terry Mandel
  3. Katherine Lunine
  4. Devaki Chandra
  5. Nancy Rader
  6. Bob Flasher
  7. Victoria Legg
  8. Diana Damonte
  9. Vito Fabbrizio

   

Be Positive for Survivors

  1. Wyndy K C

   

Street Paving & Jet Wars Over the City

  1. Regina Dimaggio

   

Proposed Site for Additional Housing

  1. Steven Schuyler

   

Traffic Circle Planting Policy

  1. Charlene Woodcock

   

Daily Planet Article

  1. Fred Dodsworth

   

AB 2544 Implementation

  1. Brandon Greene, on behalf of the East Bay Community Law Center

  

Homelessness and More

  1. Councilmember Harrison

   

Tactical De-Escalation – BPD

  1. Christine Schwartz

   

Excessive Garbage at the University Off Ramp

  1. Phyllis Steiber

   

Recycling Missed Pick Up at 476 San Vicente

  1. Barbara Gilbert
  2. Ignacio Zulueta, on behalf of the Ecology Center

   

Welcome Signs

  1. Phoebe Sorgen (2)

   

Cheryl Davila’s Choice of Hatem Bazian

  1. Sally Sommer

   

  

Resolution Honoring Audrey Wells

  1. Bill Costantini

   

Property of Low-Income Homeowners

  1. Mary Behm-Steinberg

   

Safeway Assault

  1. Stephen Hazel

   

People’s Park

  1. Unknown

   

Berkeley Police Department Report Incomplete

  1. Moni Law

   

Kiosks and Cannabis

  1. Barbara Gilbert

   

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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