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Regular Meeting eAgenda
April 30, 2019
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AGENDA 

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING 

Tuesday, April 30, 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.

  1. Recognition of the Suitcase Clinic
  2. Recognition of Mental Health Month

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.

Minutes for Approval 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of March 12, 2019 (regular), March 19, 2019 (special), and March 26, 2019 (special closed and regular).  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

2.

Contract No. 10177B Amendment: Paw Fund for Spay and Neuter Services 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contract No. 10177B with Paw Fund (Contractor) to add $23,812 in General Fund to provide no-cost spay and neuter surgeries to eligible pet owners, and extend the contract through June 30, 2020, for a total not to exceed amount of $95,248. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Paul Buddenhagen, City Manager's Office, 981-7000

 

3.

Public Art Guidelines Revisions 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution revising the City of Berkeley’s Public Art Guidelines, modifying the Artwork Gifts and Loans Policy and adding an Artwork Deaccession Policy and a Memorial Artwork Policy.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Jordan Klein, Economic Development

 

4.

Contract No. 010568 Amendment: Berkeley Food and Housing Project 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to amend Contract No. 010568 with Berkeley Food and Housing Project by increasing the Not to Exceed (NTE) amount by $114,000 for a total not to exceed limit of $7,117,863 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019 with vendor Berkeley Food and Housing Project.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Kelly Wallace, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

 

5.

Contract No. 9655B Amendment: Socrata, Inc., Open Data Portal (ODP) Hosting and Assignment to Tyler Technologies, Inc. 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment and assignment to Contract No. 9655B with Socrata, Inc., now Tyler Technologies, Inc., for the purposes of hosting the City’s Open Data Portal, increasing the amount by $87,289 for a total contract amount not to exceed $254,970 and extending the term through June 30, 2021.  
Financial Implications: IT Cost Allocation Fund - $87,289 
Contact: Savita Chaudhary, Information Technology, 981-6500

 

6.

Contract No. 7167I Amendment: Superion, LLC for AS400 Software Maintenance and Support 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contract No. 7167I with Superion, LLC for software maintenance and support of the City’s FUND$ system on the AS400 platform, increasing the contract amount by $271,864 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $2,154,050 from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2021.  
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $271,864 
Contact: Savita Chaudhary, Information Technology, 981-6500

 

7.

Contract No. 7393D Amendment: Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Interaction Web Response (IWR) System with Paymentus, Corp. 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contract No. 7393D and all associated amendments with the Paymentus Corporation for maintenance and support of the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Interaction Web Response (IWR) System, increasing the contract amount by $52,500, for a contract amount not-to-exceed $324,475.  
Financial Implications: Permit Service Center Fund - $52,500 
Contact: Savita Chaudhary, Information Technology, 981-6500

 

8.

Contract: Kronos, Inc. for Fire Station Staffing Software 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Kronos, Inc. for the upgrade and software maintenance of the TeleStaff Fire Station Staffing Software, for an amount of $64,680 from May 15, 2019 through June 30, 2022. 
Financial Implications: General Fund - $64,680 
Contact: Savita Chaudhary, Information Technology, 981-6500

 

9.

Contract:  Berkeley Marina Area Specific Plan (BMASP) – Hargreaves Associates 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager or her designee to execute a contract and any amendments with Hargreaves Associates to produce the Berkeley Marina Area Specific Plan (BMASP) in an amount not to exceed $1,101,000.  
Financial Implications: Marina Fund - $1,101,000 
Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

 

10.

Contract:  Lux Bus America for Charter Bus Transportation Services For Echo Lake Camp and Select Recreation Division Summer Programs 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Lux Bus America to provide charter bus transportation services for Echo Lake Youth Camp and other summer Recreation Division programs for a not-to-exceed total amount of $226,000 over a five year period, beginning June 1, 2019 and ending June 1, 2024, contingent upon annual budget appropriations.  
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $226,000 
Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

 

11.

Approving Proposed Projects Anticipated to be Paid for by the State’s Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account (RMRA) Funds for FY2020 
Revised material (Supp 3)
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving a proposed list of projects that will utilize funding from the State of California’s Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account, and authorize the City Manager to submit the proposed list to the California Transportation Commission and receive funding.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

12.

Purchase Order: Toter Inc. for Refuse, Recycling and Organic Wheeled Carts 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1. Authorizing the City Manager to enter into additional FY 2019 purchase orders with Toter Incorporated for refuse, recycling and organic wheeled carts, for a total FY 2019 amount not to exceed $292,045; and 2. Authorizing the City Manager to purchase refuse, recycling and organic wheeled carts from Toter Inc. to piggy-back off of a National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance contract with Toter Inc., for annual expenditures not to exceed: FY2020 - $283,155; FY2021 - $292,484; FY2022 - $303,020; FY2023 - $308,068.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

13.

Award of Contract: APB General Engineering for Hillview Road and Woodside Road Drainage Improvement Project 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving plans and specifications for Hillview Road and Woodside Road Drainage Improvement Project, Specification No. 19-11283-C; accepting the bid of APB General Engineering as the lowest responsive and responsible bidder; 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 $240,000.  
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $240,000 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

14.

Contract: McLaughlin Waste Equipment, Inc. to Clean, Repair, and Paint Metal and Plastic Bins 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with McLaughlin Waste Equipment, Inc. to clean, repair, and paint metal and plastic bins for a three year period, with an option to extend the contract for two additional one year terms for a total amount not to exceed $300,000.  
Financial Implications: Zero Waste Fund - $300,000 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

15.

Contract No. 31900046 Amendment: Harrison Engineering Inc. for On-Call Civil Engineering and Construction Management Services 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend Contract No. 31900046 with Harrison Engineering Inc. for On-Call Civil Engineering and Construction Management Services, increasing the contract by $1,000,000, for a total amount not to exceed $1,500,000, and extending the term of the contract from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  
Financial Implications: Capital Improvement Fund - $1,000,000 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

16.

Resolution: No U.S. intervention in Venezuela 
From: Peace and Justice Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt a resolution that affirms the sovereign right of the Venezuelan people to negotiate their political differences free from foreign intervention, and urges that the U.S. government withdraw its illegal, unilateral financial sanctions and refrain from military, economic, or diplomatic intervention in the internal affairs of the sovereign state of Venezuela.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Bre Slimick, Commission Secretary, 981-7000

 

Council Consent Items

 

17.

Appointing an Alternate Member to the Budget and Finance Committee and 3x3 Committee 
From: Mayor Arreguin 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving the appointment of Mayor Jesse Arreguin as the Alternate to the Budget and Finance Policy Committee and the 3x3 Joint BHA/City Council Committee until January 2020 or until new appointments are approved.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

18.

Allocation of $150,000 to the Berkeley Unified School District for Planning/Pre-Development for Employee Housing 
From: Mayor Arreguin and Councilmembers Hahn, Droste, and Harrison 
Recommendation: Approve the allocation of $150,000 of General Fund revenues from Measure U1 receipts to the Berkeley Unified School District for a planning and pre-development grant for teacher/workforce housing.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

19.

Appoint Max Levine to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board 
From: Mayor Arreguin 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution appointing Max Levine to serve a four-year term on the Berkeley Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. 
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Mayor, 981-7100

 

20.

Proclaiming May 2019 as Mental Health Month 
From: Councilmember Davila and Mental Health Commission 
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution proclaiming May 2019 as Mental Health Month in the City of Berkeley.  
Financial Implications: None 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120; Karen Klatt, Commission Secretary, 981-5400

 

21.

 Spiral Gardens and Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project: 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 $250 from Councilmember Cheryl Davila, to support the Spiral Gardens and Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project’s May 11, 2019, welcoming of Leah Penniman for a wonderful talk and dialogue about Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on Land: her new book 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 - $250 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2

 

22.

Refer to the Planning Commission and Housing Advisory Commission to Research and Recommend Policies to Prevent Displacement and Gentrification of Berkeley Residents of Color and African Americans 
Revised materials (Supp 3)
From: Councilmembers Davila and Bartlett 
Recommendation: Refer to the Planning Commission and Housing Advisory Commission to research and recommend policies to prevent displacement and gentrification of Berkeley residents of color.  Recommended policies should include real solutions. The Commission should do the following: - Develop a policy to address the erosion of People of Color (POC), including the African American sector of our Berkeley society. - Develop rules and regulations to halt the loss of People of Color including the African American communities. - Develop a “right to return” for Berkeley’s People of Color including the African American communities who have been displaced by these economic and social developments, especially those who continue to be employed in our City, even after having to relocate beyond our boundaries. - Solicit expert and lived experience testimonies regarding displacement and gentrification. - Recommend alternatives to prevent displacement and gentrification of our valued Berkeley citizens of color and African Americans.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Cheryl Davila, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120

 

23.

Good Food Purchasing Program Resolution 
Revised Material (Supp 1)
From: Councilmember Hahn, Mayor Arreguin, and Councilmembers Davila and Robinson
 
Recommendation: Adopt a resolution in support of the Good Food Purchasing Program’s core values and join San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles and Chicago as one of the first five cities nationwide to become a Good Food Purchasing partner, and refer to the City Manager to incorporate over time the vision and standards of the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP) into City of Berkeley food purchasing practices.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Sophie Hahn, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150

 

24.

Referral: Report on Public Realm Pedestrianization Opportunities 
From: Councilmembers Robinson and Hahn 
Recommendation: Refer to the Transportation Commission to generate a report on potential public realm pedestrianization opportunities in Berkeley.  
Financial Implications: Staff time 
Contact: Rigel Robinson, 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.

 

25.

FlixBus Franchise Agreement for Long-Distance Bus Service 
Presentation
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Pursuant to Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 9.60, conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt the first reading of an Ordinance granting a franchise agreement between FlixBus, Inc. and the City of Berkeley to provide long distance bus service to the public.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Phillip Harrington, Public Works, 981-6300

 

26.

New Marina Fee – South Cove Parking Lots (Continued from April 2, 2019. Item contains supplemental material.) 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution approving a new Marina Fee Schedule to include a new $10 parking fee in the South Cove Parking lot, and rescinding Resolution No. 68,415-N.S. and all amendatory resolutions.  
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Scott Ferris, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 981-6700

 

27.

Appeal of ZAB Decisions: Denial of Use Permit #ZP2018-0116 (Pardee Block Parking Lot, 2700 Tenth Street), Approval of Use Permit #ZP2018-0117 (Medical Office Building, 1050 Parker Street), and Associated Environmental Review -  Part 1
Part 2
Administration Records 1-20
Presentation
From: City Manager 
Recommendation:  
1. Adopt a Resolution that adopts an Initial Study - Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS-MND) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that determines how potential impacts are to be mitigated, concludes that all impacts of the project known as “1050 Parker,” including the medical office facility and the off-site parking lot, can be reduced to a less-than-significant level under CEQA, and adopts a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program that ensures the mitigation measures will be implemented. 
2. Conduct a public hearing and, upon conclusion, uphold the applicant’s appeal and adopt a Resolution to approve Use Permit #ZP2018-0116 (Pardee Block Parking Lot, 2700 Tenth Street) for construction of a 43,847 square-foot surface parking lot based on the Findings and Conditions presented by staff to the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) on January 24, 2019. A total of 123 automobile and 18 bicycle parking spaces would be provided to meet a portion of the required parking for the medical office building at 1050 Parker Street (Use Permit #ZP2018-0117); and 
3. Conduct a public hearing and, upon conclusion, uphold the applicant’s appeal and adopt a resolution to approve Use Permit #ZP2018-0117 (Medical Office Building, 1050 Parker Street) to allow the 60,670 square-foot building to be used entirely for medical offices based on the Findings and Conditions presented by staff to the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) on January 24, 2019, for a modification to Use Permit #ZP2016-0170. Approval of Use Permit #ZP2018-0117 is contingent on approval of Use Permit #ZP2018-0116 for off-site parking. 
Financial Implications: See report 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

28.

Zoning Ordinance Amendments That Apply Inclusionary Housing Regulations to Contiguous Lots under Common Control or Ownership 
Supplemental Material (Supp 2)
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and, upon conclusion, adopt the first reading of Zoning Ordinance amendments that modify Inclusionary Housing Requirements (BMC Section 23C.12.020: Applicability of Regulations) to apply to new residential development projects on contiguous lots under common ownership or control.  
Financial Implications: See report. 
Contact: Timothy Burroughs, Planning and Development, 981-7400

 

 

29.

Referral Response: Update on Various Referrals and Recommendations Regarding Stop Data Collection, Data Analysis and Community Engagement 
From: City Manager 
Recommendation: Review and provide feedback on the Berkeley Police Department responses to inter-related Council and Police Review Commission referrals, reports and recommendations, including the Center for Policing Equity report recommendations, regarding stop data collection, data analysis, community engagement, and related topics. 
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Andrew Greenwood, Police, 981-5900

 

 

 

Information Reports

 

30.

City Council Short Term Referral Process – Monthly Update 
From: City Manager 
Contact: Mark Numainville, City Clerk, 981-6900

 

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 the Maudelle Shirek Building, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website, on April 18, 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.

Encampments

  1. Richard James (2)
  2. Jessica Jennings
  3. Barbara Fisher
  4. Liz Wiener
  5. Margy Wilkinson

  

RV

  1. Nigel Guest, on behalf of BCA Steering Committee
  2. Donna Mickleson

   

North Berkeley BART

  1. Naomi Pearce
  2. Mere Ours
  3. Lawrence Mock
  4. Merle Weinter
  5. Fran Smith
  6. Joshua Schnoll
  7. Erin Meadows
  8. Bruce Hayes
  9. Fran Segal
  10. Carol Valk

   

Codornices Creek & Firefighting Foam

  1. Shirley Dean & Robert Cheasty, on behalf of Citizens for East Shore Parks
  2. Susan Schwartz, on behalf of Friends of Five Creeks

   

West Campus Pool

  1. Diane Tomkins
  2. Donna Mickleson
  3. Stevanne Auerbach & Ralph Whitten
  4. Chuck Herndon

   

5G

  1. Gar Smith
  2. Christopher Lewis Macy
  3. Wanda Warkentin
  4. Phoebe Anne Sorgen

  

Campaign Finance Rules

  1. Barbara Gilbert

   

Green Infrastructure Plan

  1. Nicholas Dominguez, on behalf of the Public Works Commission

   

Boarded Up House at 1646 Ashby

  1. KF Carpenter

   

Bay Area Book Festival & Reception

  1. Cherilyn Parsons, founder of Bay Book Fest

   

Use Permit for 3100 San Pablo Avenue

  1. Scott Landsittel, LBA Realty

   

Parking Suggestion for the BPD

  1. Christine Schwartz

   

Leases at 2435 & 2439 Channing Way

  1. Kirstie Bennett, Co-Owner of Corporate Art& Framing Specialist

   

King Middle School Fire Alarm

  1. Erika

   

Amending Contracts with the Eviction Defense Center

  1. Shun Suzuki

   

Bay Area Diversified Tennis Foundation

  1. Pil Orbison

   

Clandestine Gang Fixing Rome Illegally

  1. Mary Ann Brewin

   

Civility at Council Meetings

  1. Eric Friedman
  2. Nick

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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