Regular Meeting

Monday, March 15, 2004
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 p.m.

2. Approval of Agenda 

Please Note: The Board may rearrange items to accommodate time certain items.

3. Public Forum

4. Approval of the Minutes

Minutes of the February 19, 2004 regular meeting.

5. Action Items

a. From Executive Director

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

Ministerial Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3130                 1942 Delaware Street 
3135                 1713 Dwight Way 
3139                 1540 Hearst Avenue 
3140                 2922 Otis Street

Discretionary Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3121                 1936 Berryman Street 
3136                 1894-1898 - 9th Street/
                          989-993 Hearst Avenue

b. From Board Members and Committees

(1) Recommendation to the Board of a process to be used in evaluating the Executive Director. (Budget and Personnel Committee)

6. Information and Announcements

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

a. Reports and information from Board Members/staff.

(1) Tenant's Rights Week activities. (Executive Director) 

(2) Reminder to file Form 700. (Executive Director) 

(3) FY 2003 Final Budget report. (Executive Director) 

(4) Hosting a conference with other Rent Control Boards in the spring or summer. (Executive Director) 

(5) Notices of Apparent Lawful Rents mailed to owners and tenants. (Executive Director) 

(6) Adoption of final title and City Attorney analysis for November ballot measure to change the method for calculating the AGA. (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 

(a) Agenda of March 11 meeting. 

(b) Proposed timeline for adopting FY 2005 Budget.

(2) Outreach 

(a) Unapproved minutes of February 23 meeting.

(3) Eviction - Next meeting: Tuesday, March 30 at 6 p.m. 

(a) Agenda of March 3 meeting. 

(b) Unapproved minutes of March 3 meeting.

(4) IRA/AGA - Next meeting: Tuesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. 

(a) March 16 meeting agenda. 

(b) Unapproved minutes of February 9 meeting.

(5) 4x4 Council/Rent Board - Next meeting: Monday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to be held at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue at MLK, Multipurpose Room, Workshop B. 

(a) Agenda of February 25 meeting. 

(b) Approved minutes of February 25 meeting. 

(c) Agenda of March 8 meeting.

(6) Ad Hoc Committee on Section 8

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

7. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code section 54957 

Title: Executive Director.

8. Adjournment