Regular Meeting

Monday, November 20, 2006
7 p.m.

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
City Council Chambers
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 16, 2006 regular meeting minutes.

5. Action Items

a. From Executive Director

(1) Proposal that the Board adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to increase the Fiscal Year 2006/2007 purchase order with Volt Temporary Agency Services to an amount not to exceed $30,000.   [PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.] 

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

90-Day Administrative Waivers (Informational Only)

The Board will be presented the list of 279 properties totaling $164,055.00 in penalties that have been administratively waived in accordance with Regulation 883.

Ministerial Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3393                 2144 & 2148 Curtis Street 
3398                 2001-2007 Milvia Street 
3403                 1155 Francisco Street 
3406                 3008 Mabel Street 
3417                 1180 University Avenue

Discretionary Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3366                 1101 Euclid Avenue 
3369                 1348-1350 Rose Street 
3382                 1302 Bancroft Way 
3383                 3018/3020 Shattuck Avenue 
3384                 1822 Chestnut Street 
3385                 1742 Cedar Street 
3386                 1817 Delaware Street 
3387                 1934 Hearst Avenue 
3388                 2224 Jefferson Avenue 
3389                 2100 California Street 
3390                 1728 Curtis Street 
3391                 3111 Harper Street 
3392                 2252 Parker Street 
3397                 1225 Bonita Avenue 
3399                 1737 Virginia Street 
3400                 2204 Channing Way 
3401                 2201 Channing Way 
3405                 1314 Ashby Avenue 
3415                 1522 Grant Street 
3416                 1611 San Pablo Avenue

(3) Staff and Commissioners pay tribute to Commissioners leaving office.

(a) Proposal that the Board pass a resolution in appreciation of Selma Spector's eight years of outstanding service as a Rent Board Commissioner.

(b) Proposal that the Board pass a resolution in appreciation of Pinkie Payne's four years of outstanding service as a Rent Board Commissioner. 

(c) Proposal that the Board pass a resolution in appreciation of Bob Evans four years of outstanding service as a Rent Board Commissioner.

(d) Comments from the public, staff and Commissioners.

6. Information and Announcements

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

a. Reports from Board Members/Staff.

(1) Year-end Budget Report for Fiscal Year 2006.

(2) Copies of recent mailings to all owners and tenants concerning the 2007 AGA and interest rate for refunding interest on security deposits held. (Executive Director)

(3) Market Median Rent for the period January 1999 through September 2006 [PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader] 

(4) Recent additions at the Rent Board and completion of interviews for promotional opportunities.

(5) Uncertified election results

b. Announcements of upcoming Committee/Board Meetings. 

(1) Budget and Personnel 

a. Minutes of October 16, 2006 meeting. 

(2) Outreach 

(3) IRA/AGA 

(4) Eviction 

(5) 4x4 City Council/RSB Housing Committee 

(6) Ad Hoc Committee on Condominium Conversion Ordinance 

(7) Future Special Meetings

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

7. Adjournment