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Regular Meeting eAgenda
February 19, 2019
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AGENDA 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING 

Tuesday, February 19, 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:

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.

Single Use Disposable Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance; Adding BMC Chapter 11.64 
From: Councilmember Hahn and Mayor Arreguin 
Recommendation: Adopt second reading of Ordinance No. 7,639-N.S., the Single Use Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance, adding Chapter 11.64 to the Berkeley Municipal Code. 
First Reading Vote: All Ayes  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Sophie Hahn, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150

 

2.

Formal Bid Solicitations and Request for Proposals Scheduled for Possible Issuance After Council Approval on February 19, 2019 
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 - $3,291,500 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

3.

Annual Purchase Orders for Turnouts, Personal Protective Equipment, Firefighting Tools and Equipment:  L.N. Curtis and Sons 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute annual purchase orders and any amendments with L.N. Curtis and Sons for the purchases of: -Turnouts, and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as wildland coats and pants, firehoses, gloves, helmets, gear for hearing and eye protection, fire boots; and -Other firefighting tools and equipment such fire extinguishers, foam, firehose, ladders, bumps, and related devices on apparatus. The purchase order for FY 2019 shall not exceed $220,000, with an annual increase no more than 5% each year up to a maximum of five years. A 20% contingency is added to cover costs arising from unforeseen incidents or operations for a total amount not to exceed (NTE) $1,361,286.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Dave Brannigan, Fire Chief, (510) 981-3473

 

4.

FY19 Expanded Winter Shelter: Additional Allocation of Funding and Authorization of Contract Amendment with Dorothy Day House for Winter Shelter Operations 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or her designee to amend Contract No. 10577D with Dorothy Day House to add $114,960 to extend the Dorothy Day House Shelter at the Veteran’s Building for a total contract amount not to exceed $754,608 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019; and allocate an additional $59,000 in General Fund to support pest control, janitorial services and emergency maintenance costs at the expanded winter shelter.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

5.

Contract:  Recruiting Advertising and Marketing Strategy for the Berkeley Police Department 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a police recruiting and marketing strategy contract with Epic Recruiting, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for a one-year period. The services provided in the contract are designed to assist the Berkeley Police Department with website design, video production, photography, branding, and social media/digital marketing with the goal of increasing the number of qualified recruit and lateral applicants.  
Financial Implications: General Fund - $100,000 
Contact: Andrew Greenwood, Police, 981-5900

 

6.

Contract: D’Arcy & Harty Construction, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation and Replacement at Various Locations 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Project, located on Mathews Street, Euclid Avenue and Backline, Mabel Street, Oregon Street, Derby Street, Fairview Street, Catalina Avenue Backline, Fairlawn Drive Backline, and Arlington Avenue; accepting the bid of the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, D’Arcy & Harty Construction, Inc.; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments, extensions, or other change orders until completion of the project in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $1,363,373, which includes a 10% contingency of $123,943.  
Financial Implications: Sanitary Sewer Fund - $1,363,373 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

7.

Filling Vacancies Among the Elected Representatives of the Poor – Confirmation of Ms. Lisa Romo 
From: Human Welfare and Community Action Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution confirming the appointment of Ms. Lisa Romo (District 3), as an elected representative of the poor on the Human Welfare Community Action Commission (HWCAC), having been selected by the commission members at the HWCAC November 28, 2018 meeting, and that her term expires November 28, 2022.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Marie-Claire Katz, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

8.

Filling Vacancies Among the Elected Representatives of the Poor – Confirmation of Ms. Denah Bookstein and Ms. Saba Deyhim 
From: Human Welfare and Community Action Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution confirming the appointments of Ms. Denah Bookstein (District 1) and Ms. Saba Deyhim (District 2) as elected representatives of the poor on the Human Welfare and Community Action Commission (HWCAC), having been voted at the HWCAC January 16, 2019 meeting, and that their terms expire November 28, 2022.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Marie-Claire Katz, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

 

9.

Short-Term Referral: Develop Ordinance permitting Cannabis Events and designate Cesar Chavez Park as an Approved Venue 
From: Mayor Arreguin 
Recommendation: Short-Term Referral to the City Manager to develop ordinance amendments permitting cannabis events in the City of Berkeley and designating Cesar Chavez Park as an approved location for cannabis events, provided such events are organized and licensed as required by the State of California. The ordinance shall: 1. reference Resolution No. 68,326-N.S., declaring that Berkeley is a sanctuary for adult use cannabis, 2. specify procedures for such events that replicate similar alcohol related event protocols.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

10.

Declaring a California Homelessness State of Emergency 
From: Mayor Arreguin, and Councilmembers Hahn, Davila, and Harrison 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution requesting that Governor Newsom declare a California Homelessness State of Emergency, and direct more resources to State Departments (e.g. Caltrans). Send a copy of the Resolution to Governor Newsom, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, State Senator Nancy Skinner, State Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, State Superintendent of Public Education Tony Thurmond and Caltrans District Director Tony Tavares.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

11.

Berkeley Youth Alternatives’ 15th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 
From: Councilmember Davila 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $250 per Councilmember including $180 from Councilmember Cheryl Davila, to Berkeley Youth Alternatives, for their 15th Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser on February 28, 2019, with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Davila and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.  
Financial Implications: Councilmember’s Discretionary Funds - $180 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

12.

Ohlone Park 50th Anniversary Celebration: City Sponsorship and Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 
From: Councilmember Harrison
Recommendation:  
1. Adopt a Resolution co-sponsoring the celebration of Ohlone Park’s 50th anniversary on June 1st, 2019. 
2. Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $500 per Councilmember including $250 from Councilmember Harrison, to the Friends of Ohlone Park, the fiscal sponsor of the 50th anniversary celebration, with funds relinquished to the City’s general fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Harrison and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.  
Financial Implications: Councilmember’s Discretionary Fund - $250 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

13.

Support for AB 161 (Skip the Slip) 
From: Councilmembers Harrison, Robinson, and Davila 
Recommendation: Send a letter of support for AB 161, which requires that proof of purchase (receipts) be provided only in electronic form unless the customer specifically requests paper, to Senator Skinner and Assemblymember Wicks  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

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.

 

14.

Density Bonus Ordinance Revisions - Repeal Existing Section 23C.12.050 (State of California Density Bonus Requirements) and Adopt New Chapter 23C.14 (Density Bonus) (Continued from January 29, 2019. Item contains revised material.) 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing, and upon conclusion, adopt the first reading of Zoning Ordinance amendments that repeal obsolete Density Bonus regulations (Section 23C.12.050: State of California Density Bonus Requirements) and adopt a new, standalone Density Bonus chapter (Chapter 23C.14) that complies with California State Government Code 65915–65918: Density Bonuses and Other Incentives.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

Action Calendar

 

15.

Contract: Pride Industries for Citywide Janitorial Services at Various Locations 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a three-year contract and any amendments with Pride Industries to provide Citywide Janitorial Services at twenty nine (29) various City locations and facilities for the period May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $3,725,735, with an option for two (2) one-year extensions for a maximum five (5) year contract for an amount not to exceed $6,414,881, subject to the City’s annual budget appropriation process.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Henry Oyekanmi, Finance, 981-7300

 

Action Calendar – Old Business

16.

  Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program (Continued from January 22, 2019.) 
From: Councilmembers Bartlett, Worthington, and Davila 
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

 

17a.

Council Referral-Proposed Amendments to Berkeley’s Living Wage Ordinance: Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.27 (Continued from January 29, 2019.) 
From: Commission on Labor 
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance proposing revisions to Berkeley’s Living Wage Ordinance (LWO), BMC Chapter 13.27, revising Sections .020, .050, .070, .080 and .090 and adding Sections .045, .110, .120, .130, and .140 to make the application and administration of the LWO consistent with the Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) where appropriate, and modifying Sections .040 and .050 to 1. limit waivers of the LWO for a maximum of one year,  and 2. clarifying when employees covered by the LWO are entitled to receive the cash value of the health care benefit.
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Delfina Geiken, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

17b.

Companion Report: Council Referral-Proposed Amendments to Berkeley’s Living Wage Ordinance: Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.27 (Continued from January 29, 2019.) 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending BMC Chapter 13.27, which proposes: 1. adding a definition of “Department” in Section 13.27.020, 2. limiting new waivers of the Living Wage Ordinance (LWO) to one year in Section 13.27.040, 3. clarifying language related to wages and benefits in the Section 13.27.050 and adding Section 13.27.110 related to severability.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

Action Calendar – New Business

18.

Referral Response: Updated Policy for Emergency Standby Officers for the Mayor and Councilmembers 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution updating the selection process and criteria for the appointment of Standby Officers for the Mayor and each Councilmember to serve in the event the elected official is unavailable during an emergency, and rescinding Resolution No. 57,906-N.S.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900; Farimah Brown, City Attorney, 981-6950

 

19a.

Assessment of Vacant Properties 
From: Human Welfare and Community Action Commission 
Recommendation: Direct the City Manager to develop a plan to locate the 3,754 “vacant housing units” noted in the “Employment, Economy, Housing “ data in the “City of Berkeley Fiscal years 2018 & 2019 Adopted Biennial Budget” and to assess what would be required to bring as many of the properties to market as possible.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Marie-Claire Katz, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

19b.

Companion Report: Assessment of Vacant Properties 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Refer the issue of vacant housing units to Council’s process for setting priorities for Measure O funds.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

20a.

Resolution declaring City of Berkeley will not invest City funds in any entity involved in the production or upgrading of weapons 
From: Peace and Justice Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution submitted by the Peace and Justice Commission declaring the City of Berkeley will not invest City funds in any entity involved in the production or upgrading of weapons.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Shallon Allen, Commission Secretary, 981-7071

 

20b.

Companion Report: Resolution Declaring City of Berkeley Will Not Invest City Funds in Any Entity Involved in the Production or Upgrading of Weapons 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Continue to support the City of Berkeley’s existing investment policy which prohibits investments in gun manufacturers.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, City Manager's Office, 981-7000

 

 

 

21.

Refer to the Planning Commission an amendment to BMC Chapter 23C.12.020 (Inclusionary Housing Requirements - Applicability of Regulations) and the Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee Resolution to Close a Loophole for Avoiding the Mitigation Fee through Property Line Manipulation 
From: Councilmembers Harrison, Robinson, and Hahn 
Recommendation: Refer to the Planning Commission an amendment to BMC Section 23C.12.020 (Inclusionary Housing Requirements - Applicability of Regulations) to close a loophole allowing prospective project applicants to avoid inclusionary affordable housing requirements for owner occupied projects by modifying property lines so that no lot is large enough to construct five or more units. Adopt an updated resolution pursuant to BMC 22.20.065 (Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee) addressing the same issue for rental projects. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kate Harrison, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

 

Information Reports

 

22.

Referral Response: Supporting Worker Cooperatives 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Jordan Klein, Economic Development, 981-7530

 

23.

Referral Response: City Maintained Below Market Rate Units (BMR) Online Resource 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

24.

Mental Health Commission 2018/2019 Work Plan 
From: Mental Health Commission 
Contact: Karen Klatt, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

 

Public Comment – Items Not Listed on the Agenda

 

Adjournment

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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 the Maudelle Shirek Building, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website, on February 7, 2019.

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.

 

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.

  

Item #1: Single Use Disposable Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance; Adding BMC Chapter 11.64

  1. Alison Piccoli
  2. Diana Bohn
  3. Carol Denney
  4. Jan Cecil
  5. Steve
  6. Rose Schweig

Encampments & Homelessness

  1. Richard James
  2. Erik Dreher (2)
  3. Josh Maddox
  4. Dorothea Dorenz
  5. Unknown
  6. Bree Jenkins
  7. Summi Kaipa

   

San Pablo Park

  1. Barbara Gilbert
  2. Jenny Strauss
  3. Kelly Zito
  4. Kester Allen

   

Bike Lanes

  1. Chuck Siegel
  2. Marco Facioni
  3. Liza Lutzker
  4. Dan Leaverton
  5. Katy Love
  6. Jonathan Walden
  7. James Sayre
  8. Karl Wanaselja
  9. Caroline Swinehart
  10. Roger Pritchard
  11. Lori Hines

   

ISP Sonic & 5G

  1. Phoebe Anne Sorgen (2)
  2. Soula Culver
  3. Max Ventura

   

North Berkeley BART

  1. Sarah Bardeen
  2. Phil Erickson
  3. Vicki Sommer
  4. Alan Louwerse
  5. Dana Moskowitz
  6. Councilmember Harrison
  7. Harvey Smith
  8. Diana Damonte
  9. Bob Whalen
  10. Mary Behm-Steinberg

   

Sugar Sweetened Beverages

  1. Holly Scheider

   

Neo Nazi

  1. Judy Ann Alberti
  2. Fred Dodsworth
  3. Donald Goldmacher

   

Climate Emergency

  1. Sierra Club of San Francisco Bay
  2. Kelly Hammargren
  3. Jane Kelly
  4. Alan Gould
  5. Thomas Lord

   

West Berkeley Senior Center

  1. Richard Castrillon, on behalf of the Commission on Aging (2)

   

Police Transparency (SB 1421)

  1. George Lippman
  2. Donald Goldmacher
  3. Sheila Goldmacher
  4. Janice Schroeder

   

1155-73 Hearst

  1. Yashu Jiang

   

1444 5th Street

  1. Stuart Knowles of Trilogy Asset Management
  2. Daro Quiring, President of the Oceanview Townhouse Assoc.

   

  

People’s Park

  1. Barryett Enge

  

Undergrounding

  1. Bryce Nesbitt

   

Business License

  1. Arthur Stopes III

   

Berkeley Marina

  1. Dave Marcolini

   

Strategic Plan

  1. Steve Kromer

   

Construction Parking

  1. Maria Bogakos

   

Self-Driving Cars

  1. Rhiannon

   

Delivering Mail While Black

  1. Margy Wilkinson

   

Kent’s Tiny Home

  1. Margy Wilkinson

   

Human Rights Worldwide

  1. Chairperson, Peace and Justice Commission

   

Right to Daylight

  1. Fred Dodsworth

   

Lawsuit

  1. Pil Orbison

  

Sales Tax Fraud

  1. Arthur Stopes III

   

2-1-1 Monthly Report for December

  1. Eden I&R, Inc.

   

Transit Passes for Tenants

  1. Rhiannon

   

  

Paradise Fire

  1. Kelly Hammargren

   

State and National Eviction Law

  1. Autumn Moon

   

Pacific Steel Bankruptcy

  1. Janice Schroeder

   

Zero Waste Commission

  1. Kelly Hammargren

   

Save the House of Mr. Powell

  1. Diana Bohn

 

 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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