Friday, December 21, 2012

1:30 p.m.

2001 Center Street, Law Library, 2nd Floor


  1. Roll call

  2. Approval of agenda

  3. Approval of the November 16, 2012 meeting minutes

  4. Public Comment

  5. Discussion and possible action regarding the current Outreach Work Plan 

    1. New outreach concept for 2013: Once a month alternating landlord-tenant issue-specific small and in-house group educational drop-in workshops

    2. New Rent Board Signage
    3. Information on our website page and Facebook re: available interpreters

  6. Social Media and Website Update (Chanée Franklin/Patty Thomas)

     7. Staff report on current outreach activities and proposals:

    1. Rent Board Intern Program (Moni Law)
      • Habitability Improvements: Outreach re: Rental Housing Safety Program inspectiosn
      • "LiveItUp" Seminar: Collaborative Workshop for Cal students in March 2013    
    2. Research Smart Phone Application for Landlords & Tenants
    3. "QR" Codes currently used on all materials
    4. "Guide for Property Owners" (chart outlining fees to various depts.)
    5. "Customer Commetn Form" (obtain input and feedback, hard copy and online)
    6. Foreclosure Handout for Tenants
    7. New law updates: Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Mandatory Recycling Education
    8. North and South Berkeley Senior Centers Outreach (monthly)
    9. Possible Flea Market Outreach

    8. Items for future discussion and setting next meeting date

  •     9. Adjournment
  • STAFF CONTACT:  Nick Traylor    (510) 981-7368

    COMMITTEE:  Pam Webster (Chair), Dave Blake, Judy Shelton, Asa Dodsworth


    This meeting is being held in a wheelchair-accessible location. To request disability-related accommodation(s) to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact Aimee Mueller at 981-4932 or 981-6903 (TDD) at least three business days before the meeting date.  

    Please refrain from wearing scented products to this meeting.