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Special Meeting eAgenda
January 31, 2019
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AGENDA 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING 

Thursday, January 31, 2019 

6:00 P.M.

 SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM - 1231 ADDISON STREET, BERKELEY, CA 94702

 Jesse Arreguin, Mayor

Councilmembers:

District 1 – Rashi Kesarwani

District 5 – Sophie Hahn

District 2 – Cheryl Davila

District 6 – Susan Wengraf

District 3 – Ben Bartlett

District 7 – Rigel Robinson

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:

Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only

 

Action Calendar – Public Hearing

 

 

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.

         

 

1.

ZAB Appeal: 2190 Shattuck Avenue 
Attachment 4-5, Admin Record
Revised materials (Supp 3)
Presentation
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution affirming the Zoning Adjustments Board decision to approve Use Permit #ZP2016-0117 to redevelop a 19,967 square-foot (0.46-acre) site at the northwest corner of Shattuck Avenue and Allston Way with a proposed 18-story building with 274 residential units above approximately 10,000 square feet of ground floor retail space; and dismissing the appeal. 
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

Adjournment

I hereby request that the City Clerk of the City of Berkeley cause personal notice to be given to each member of the Berkeley City Council on the time and place of said meeting, forthwith.

  

                                                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand

                                                and caused the official seal of the City of Berkeley to be

                                                affixed on this 24th day of January, 2019.

                                               

                                                Jesse Arreguin, Mayor

Public Notice – this Proclamation serves as the official agenda for this meeting.

ATTEST:

  

Date:  January 24, 2019

Mark Numainville, City Clerk

  

NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny an appeal, the following requirements and restrictions apply: 1) Pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 and Government Code Section 65009(c)(1)(E), no lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny or approve a Zoning Adjustments Board decision may be filed and served on the City 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 Zoning Adjustments Board decision, 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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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 #1: ZAB Appeal: 2190 Shattuck Avenue

  1. Susan Ellenbogen
  2. Pam Valois
  3. Lisa Titus
  4. Nancy Litton
  5. Tamia Marg
  6. Terry Kochi
  7. Eric Kotila
  8. Tom Wenrich
  9. Valerie Herr
  10. Summer Brenner
  11. Harry Delmer
  12. Marianne Calame-Berger
  13. R. Johnson
  14. Virginia Warheit (4)
  15. Ann Maria Celona
  16. Cynthia Hanson
  17. Brenda Shank
  18. Ann May and Rodney Freeland
  19. Tobey Wiebe
  20. Bronwyn Hall
  21. Holly Smith
  22. Maggie Crowley
  23. Karen Cilman
  24. Nhu Miller
  25. Jane Larson
  26. Goetz Frank
  27. Ilene Philipson
  28. Roger Pritchard
  29. Kathy Kahn
  30. Laura Fujii
  31. Jack Phillips
  32. Jenny Harrison
  33. Elaine Seed
  34. Wendy Weikel
  35. Lisa Bruce
  36. Michael Yovino-Young
  37. Matt Ogburn
  38. Paul Newacheck
  39. Carole Cool
  40. Dean Metzer, on behalf of the Berkeley Neighborhoods Council
  41. Warren and Lorna Byrne
  42. Suzy Thompson
  43. Susan Chainey
  44. David Snippen
  45. Harvey Helfand
  46. William Peppin
  47. Ingrid Crickmore
  48. Emilie Strauss
  49. Jonathan Beck
  50. Judy Schwartz
  51. Laurie May Trippett
  52. Susan Felter
  53. Betsy Thagard
  54. Twenty-four “Reconsider ZAB approval” form letters

 

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