Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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City Council District 2
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Below are resources describing the climate emergency and on what can and is being done to restore a safe climate through a just transition to a green economy.   

FROM BANKS AND TANKS TO COOPERATION AND CARING: A Strategic Framework for a Just Transition - Movement Generation

Just Transition Booklet Image(1)COMMUNITY-DRIVEN CLIMATE RESILIENCE PLANNING: A FRAMEWORK, VERSION 2.0 - National Association of Climate Resilience Planners

WHAT LIES BENEATH: THE UNDERSTATEMENT OF EXISTENTIAL CLIMATE RISK - BREAKTHROUGH: National Center for Climate Restoration 

Local Gov't Climate Emergency Mobilization Program Guide - BREAKTHROUGH: National Center for Climate Restoration 

Local Government Climate Emergency Mobilization FAQs  - BREAKTHROUGH: National Center for Climate Restoration 

strikingtargets: climate goals with climate realityBREAKTHROUGH: National Center for Climate Restoration

The City/County Mobilization Draft Technical Implementation Plan: Generic Template - The Climate Mobilization

The Climate Emergency Darebin Strategic Plan - City of Darbin

Climate Emergency Darebin Work Plan 2018/19 - City of Darbin

Los Angeles City Council Item to Establish a Climate Mobilization Department - passed January 17, 2018 - Initiated by Councilmember Koretz

LA Climate Mobilization Department Overview - City of Los Angeles

100% Renewable Energy Study for Seven Cities in the East Bay Community Energy Program 

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