Regular Meeting

Monday, April 18, 2005
7 p.m.

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Council Chambers, Berkeley, CA.
Broadcast Live - KPFB - 89.3 FM
BTV Cable Channel 33


1. Roll Call - 7:00 PM 

2. Approval of Agenda 

3. Public Forum 

4. Approval of the Minutes 

Minutes of the April 4, 2005 regular meeting.  

5. Special Order of Business

Lynda Carson, Housing Advocate, will give a report on the state of subsidized housing for low income and disabled in the Bay Area.

6. Action Items 

a. From Board Members, Committees and Executive Director

(1) Policy on the exemption status of a single-family house after a second unit is constructed on the property. (Executive Director) (To be distributed)

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

Ministerial Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3210                 2628 Benvenue Avenue 
3254                 1528 University Avenue 
3256                 2139 Byron Street 
3258                 2907 Wheeler Street 
3261                 2201 Rose Street

Discretionary Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3225                 1823 Delaware Street (continued from March 7th and April 4th meetings.) 
3235                 2416-5th Street 
3244                 2304 Fulton Street 
3245                 2303 Fulton Street

7. Information and Announcements

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

a. Reports and information from Board Members/staff.

(1) Tenants Rights Week. (Executive Director/Outreach Committee) 

(2) Budget update. (Executive Director) (To be distributed.) 

(3) Soft story update. (Executive Director). 

(4) April 12, 2005 background memo of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. (Executive Director) 

(5) Update on TIC and Condo Conversion Ordinances. (Executive Director)

b. Committee meeting announcements and reports. (Committee meetings will be held at the Rent Board Offices located at 2001 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Law Library unless otherwise noted.)

(1) Budget/Personnel - Next meeting Monday, April 18th at 10 a.m. 

a. Agenda of April 18th meeting. 

(2) Outreach - Next meeting Monday, April 18th at 6 p.m. 

a. Agenda of April 18th meeting. 

(3) Eviction - Next meeting: TBA 

a. Unapproved minutes of April 11th meeting. 

(4) IRA/AGA - Next meeting: Monday, May 9th 6 p.m. 

(5) 4 x 4

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

8. Adjournment