Regular Meeting

Monday, November 19, 2007
7 p.m.
Maudelle Shirek Building
2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
City Council Chambers, Second Floor
Berkeley, CA
Broadcast Live - KPFB - 89.3 (N. Berkeley)
BTV Cable Channel 33

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1. Roll Call - 7:00 p.m. 

2. Approval of Agenda

3. Public Forum

4. Approval of the October 15, 2007 Board Meeting minutes .

5. Action Items

a. From Boardmembers, Committees and Executive Director

(1) Proposed resolution clarifying policy on cash-in-lieu payments. (Executive Director) [PDF file, requiresAdobe Acrobat Reader]  Approved Resolution 07-18 ( modified at meeting)

(2) Proposal to approve staff recommendation on the following requests for waiver of late registration penalties. (Executive Director)

90-Day Administrative Waivers (Informational Only)

The Board will be presented the list of 198 properties totaling $97,832 in penalties that have been administratively waived in accordance with Regulation 883.

Ministerial Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3508                 2441-2445 - 10th Street 
3509                 1035 Cedar Street 
3514                 1800 Cedar Street 
3519                 1243-1245 Allston Way/2144-2146 Bonar Street 
3520                 2598 College Avenue 
3521                 1269 Alcatraz Avenue 
3522                 2357 Woolsey Street

Discretionary Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3506                 2435 Hilgard Avenue 
3511                 1200 Neilson Street 
3512                 1716 Francisco Street 
3513                 1535 Shattuck Avenue 
3515                 2518 Etna Street 
3517                 1946 San Pablo Avenue 
3518                 1917 Delaware Street 
3523                 838-840 Bancroft Way/2300 - 7th Street 
3526                 1919-1921 Cedar Street 
3532                 1704 - 63rd Street

6. Information and Announcements

Please Note: The Board may move Information Items to
the Action Calendar.

a. Reports and announcements from Board Members/Staff.

(1) Update on proposed changes to the Ellis Implementation Ordinance. (Executive Director) (To be delivered.)

(2) Update on proposed changes to the Condominium Conversion Ordinance[LARGE PDF file, 72 pages, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.] (Ad Hoc Committee on Condo Conversion Ordinance)

(3) Update on new phone system. (Executive Director)

(4) RTS computer upgrade project. (Commissioner Chong/Executive Director)

(5) Landlord/Tenant counseling in the library. (Executive Director)

(6) Market Median Rent for the period January 1999 through September 2007. (Executive Director) [PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.] 

(7) Copies of recent mailings to all owners and tenants concerning the 2008 Annual General Adjustment and interest rate for refunding interest on security deposits held. (Executive Director) [Links to the 2008 AGA web page which has links to the mailing materials.]

b. Announcements of upcoming Committee/Board Meetings.  

(1) Budget and Personnel 

(2) Outreach 

(3) IRA/AGA/Habitability 

(4) Eviction/Section 8 

(5) Ad Hoc Committee on Condominium Conversion Ordinance 

(6) 4x4 City Council/RSB Housing Committee 

(7) Ad Hoc Committee of Soft Story 

(8) Future Special Meetings

c. Discussion of items for possible placement on future agenda.

7. Adjournment