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2015 Council Items:

     

 

 Date 

 Item 

 Vote   Pass? 
12/15  Prioritizing the Comprehensive Affordable Housing Action Plan Held Over Held Over
12/15  Refer to the Rent Stabilization Board to Consider Creating an Ordinance Preventing Evictions for Minor Offenses Held Over Held Over
12/15 City Manager Referral: Create a Pathway for City Employees to Earn a Living Wage Within Two Years Held Over Held Over
12/15 Condition of Approval for Major Development Projects Held Over Held Over
12/1 Prioritizing the Comprehensive Affordable Housing Action Plan Held Over Held Over
12/1 City Manager and Planning Commission’s Referral: Enable Implementation of Council Approved Floor Area Ratio in the Telegraph Commercial District between Dwight and Bancroft by Amending the Zoning Ordinance 9-0-0-0 Yes
12/1 Refer to the Rent Stabilization Board to Consider Creating an Ordinance Preventing Evictions for Minor Offenses Held Over Held Over
12/1 City Manager Referral: Create a Pathway for City Employees to Earn a Living Wage Within Two Years Held Over Held Over
12/1 Requesting the Reintroduction of AB 35 and SB 377 to Increase the State’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Send a Letter to Senator Loni Hancock and Assemblymember Tony Thurmond 9-0-0-0 Yes
12/1 City Manager Referral: Pilot Program to Implement Solar Trash Compactors on Telegraph Avenue and Downtown Berkeley   9-0-0-0 Yes
11/17 Refer to the Rent Stabilization Board to Consider Creating an Ordinance Preventing Evictions for Minor Offenses  Held Over Held Over
11/17 City Manager Referral: Create a Pathway for City Employees to Earn a Living Wage Within Two Years Held Over Held Over
11/17 Send a Letter to California Public Utilities Commission Opposing the Attack on Rooftop Solar by Big Utilities 9-0-0-0 Yes
11/17 Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance; Amending BMC Chapter 23D.10   9-0-0-0 Yes
11/3 Supporting a Robust Alameda County Study of Community Choice Energy  9-0-0-0 Yes
11/3 Condition of Approval for Major Development Projects Held Over Held Over
11/3 Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance 23.D.10 (Continued from September 29, 2015)  Held Over Held Over
11/3 City Manager Referral: Campus National Night Out to Reduce Crime  9-0-0-0 Yes
11/3 Proclamation in Honor of Cal in the Capital's 50 Years of Legacy  9-0-0-0 Yes
11/3 Opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership  9-0-0-0 Yes
10/27 Creating a Comprehensive Affordable Housing Action Plan by Considering 27 Housing Proposals and Referring to the Housing Advisory Commission and Rent Stabilization Board  Held Over Held Over
10/27 Housing Advisory Commission referral: Revise or Waive Housing Trust Fund Guidelines on Predevelopment Funds to Facilitate More Viable Applications to Upcoming Funding Cycles  Held Over Held Over
10/27 Match All National Housing Trust Fund Grants Awarded to Recipient Projects in Berkeley (Continued from September 29, 2015)  Held Over  Held Over
10/27 Housing Trust Fund Loan for $1,000,000 (Continued from September 29, 2015)  9-0-0-0 Yes
10/27 City Manager Referral: Reinstate Inviting Community Agencies to Make Presentations During the Commission Funding Process (Continued from September 15, 2015)  Held Over Held Over
10/27 City Manager Referral: Streamline the Permit Process for Housing Projects with a Majority or More Affordable Units  Held Over      Held Over
10/27 Refer to the Rent Stabilization Board to Consider Creating an Ordinance Preventing Evictions for Minor Offenses  Held Over      Held over
10/27 Proclamation to Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of Berkeley Times  9-0-0-0 Yes
10/27 Requesting the Reintroduction of AB 1229 or Similar Legislation to Allow Cities the Right to Adopt and Enforce Inclusionary Housing Law and Send a Letter to Senator Loni Hancock and Assemblymember Tony Thurmond  9-0-0-0 Yes
10/13 Hate Crime Prevention Response Plan  No Action No Action
10/13 Adopt a Resolution Supporting the Exoneration of Port Chicago Sailors 8-0-0-1 Yes
10/13 Adopt a Resolution to Co-sponsor Veteran’s Day Event and Refer to the City Manager to Re-establish Support for Berkeley Veterans  8-0-0-1 Yes
10/13 City Manager Referral: Constitutional Questions Raised about DBA Ambassadors Taking Down Fliers that Appear to Comply with Berkeley Municipal Code  8-0-0-1 Yes
10/13 Proclamation in Honor of Spirit Day and Endorse the Campaign to Go Purple in a Stand Against Bullying and Show Support for LGBT Youth  8-0-0-1 Yes
10/13 Endorse the Internet for All Proposal to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Secure an Affordable Broadband Lifeline Program for All Low-income Households  8-0-0-1 Yes
10/6 Referral to the City Manager: Prioritize Climate Action Plan’s Policy to Redesign/Rebuild the Berkeley Transfer Station and Material Recovery Facility into a State of the Art Zero Waste Facility 7-0-0-2 Yes
9/29 Schedule a City Council Worksession on Berkeley Community Media’s New Community Based App and Website Called MediaPhile 8-0-0-1 Yes
9/29 Housing Trust Fund Loan for $1,000,000 Held over    Held over
9/29 City Manager Referral: Creating an Animal Friendly Menu Policy for the Berkeley Animal Care Shelter at Official Sponsored Events  Amended: Refer to Animal Care Commission  7-0-1-1 Yes
9/29 Send a Letter to Governor Jerry Brown Requesting the Creation of a Statewide Allocation Process to Receive Grants from the National Housing Trust Fund No Action No Action
9/29 Match All National Housing Trust Fund Grants Awarded to Recipient Projects in Berkeley Held over Held over
9/29 Send Letter to Governor Brown Encouraging Him to Sign AB 953 to Facilitate Local and Statewide Data Gathering on Racial Profiling Statistics 8-0-0-1 Yes
9/29 City Manager Referral: Create a Pathway for City Employees to Earn a Living Wage Within Two Years
Revised Material
Held over Held over
9/29 Endorse Fight for $15’s Campaign for McDonald’s Workers to Receive a Minimum Wage of $15 an Hour and Send a Letter to McDonald’s CEO 8-0-0-1 Yes
9/29 Support Justice for Port Chicago Workers by Sending a Letter to President Obama 8-0-0-1 Yes
9/15 City Manager Referral: Reinstate Inviting Community Agencies to Make Presentations During the Commission Funding Process  Held over Held over
9/15 Referral to the Community Environmental Advisory Commission to Install 1.8 GPM Showerheads in All New Housing Projects or Any Renovation  9-0-0 Yes
9/15 City Manager Referral: Consider Adding Ygrene as the Fourth Property Assessed Clean Energy Program    9-0-1 Yes
9/15 Support Senate Bill 658 and Send a Letter to Governor Jerry Brown Requesting More Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) Available and Accessible   Removed Removed
9/15 Oppose House Resolution 3009 “Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act” and Send a Letter to U.S. Senators Feinstein and Boxer  9-0-0 Yes
9/15 Referral to Community Health Commission: Consider Creating an Ordinance, Establishing Healthy Default Beverages with Children’s Meals   9-0-0 Yes
9/15 Send a Letter to California Public Utilities Commission Opposing the Attack on Rooftop Solar by Big Utilities        Removed Removed
9/15 Refer to the City Manager, Disability Commission, and Planning Commission to Develop an Ordinance Requiring New Residential Buildings to Provide Auto-door Openers and Roll-in Showers   9-0-0      Yes
9/15 Support U.S. House of Representative Resolution 364 Advocating for Equal Pay for Women in Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Sponsored Athletics  9-0-0 Yes
7/14 Support AB 525: Support Local Small Businesses by Protecting Franchisees in Relation to Big Corporations   9-0-0 Yes
7/14 Support Assembly Bill 266 Creating and Clarifying Statewide Regulations Regarding Medical Cannabis in California  9-0-0 Yes
7/14 Proclamation in Honor of Bisexual Pride Day     9-0-0 Yes
7/14 Address the Underutilization of CalFresh in Alameda County and in the City of Berkeley and Send a Letter to the Alameda County Administrator    Revised Materials  9-0-0 Yes
7/14 City Manager Referral to Evaluate City of Berkeley Email Retention System Policy and Consider Implementing Passive Information Redundancy    9-0-0 Yes
6/30 Letter to the California Public Utilities Commission 9-0-0 Yes
6/30 Proclamation to Honor September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Berkeley 9-0-0 Yes
6/30 Proclamation Honoring Berkeley Barb Celebration Day in Berkeley 8-0-1 Yes
6/30 Referral to the City Manager and the Disaster and Fire Safety Commission for Upgrading Gas Generators Currently Being Used in the Community Emergency Supply Program 9-0-0 Yes
6/30 City Manager Referral: Expanding the City List of Priority Development Areas to Include the Telegraph Commercial District from Dwight to Bancroft 9-0-0 Yes
6/30 City Manager Referral: Reinstate Inviting Community Agencies to Make Presentations During the Commission Funding Process Held Over No
6/30 Refer to City Manager and Planning Commission: Enable Implementation of Council Approved Floor Area Ratio in the Telegraph Commercial District Between Dwight and Bancroft by Amending the Zoning Ordinance 9-0-0 Yes
6/30 City Manager Referral: Implementing Paperless Timesheets 9-0-0  
6/23 City Co-Sponsorship of the Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration 7-0-0-2 Yes
6/23 San Francisco Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Parade: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 7-0-0-2 Yes
6/23 City Manager Referral: Paperless Response to Public Records Act Request 7-0-0-2 Yes
06/09 City Manager Referral: Converting Dana & Ellsworth Street from Dwight to Bancroft to Two Way Streets Held Over No
06/09 Referral to City Manager and Planning Commission: Drafting Percent for Art Ordinance, and Adding a Condition of Approval to Sizable Projects 8-0-0-1 Yes
06/09 Support the Recommendations of the Ascend Foundation’s Effort to Reduce the Glass Ceiling on Minority Men and Women in Silicon Valley and Send Letters to Google, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, LinkedIn, and Yahoo 9-0-0 Yes
5/26 Proclamation Honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month  9-0-0 Yes
05/12 Request for Reconsideration of Naming South Branch Library After Ms. Tarea Hall Pittman   Removed No
 05/12  Sign the East Bay MUD Pledge to Partner in Saving Water  9-0-0 Yes
 05/12 Budget Referral: Cesar Chávez Park Solar Calendar Allocation   9-0-0 Yes
 05-12 Budget Referral: Proposal to Add a New Mental Health Services Employee  9-0-0 Yes
05/12 Budget Referral: Request Availability Study to Allow Affirmative Action in City Contracting   9-0-0 Yes
 05/12 Implementing Participatory Budgeting in the City of Berkeley (Continued from April 28, 2015)   9-0-0 Yes
 05/12 City Manager Referral: Allow Public Comment to be Submitted Online (Continued from April 28, 2015)   9-0-0 Yes
 04/28  Endorsing and Co-Sponsoring the 2015 Community Resilience Challenge and Refer $1,000 for the Challenge   9-0-0 Yes
 04/28  Implementing Participatory Budgeting in the City of Berkeley  9-0-0 Yes
 04/28 City Manager Referral: Allow Public Comment to be Submitted Online   9-0-0 Yes
 04/28   Setting a Fifty Percent Citywide Solar Goal and Establishing a Solar Taskforce    9-0-0 Yes
 04/28  Proclamation in Honor of Rafael Jesús González  9-0-0 Yes
 04/07 Setting a Fifty Percent Citywide Solar Goal and Establishing a Solar Taskforce Held Over N/A
 04/07 San Francisco Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Parade: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
 04/07 Budget Referral: Housing Trust Fund Allocation   9-0-0 Yes
 03/24 City Manager Referral: Amend the Berkeley Municipal Code to Require City Contractors to submit an Equal Pay Report  7-0-1 Yes
 03/17 Holocaust Awareness Lecture: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds To General Fund And Grant Of Such Funds; Co-Sponsor Holocaust Awareness Lecture; and Adopt a Proclamation in Honor of Marthe Cohn  9-0-0  Yes 
 03/17   Support the Declaration of the Month of April 2015 as the Commemoration of the 100th Year Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Berkeley    9-0-0      Yes
 02/24 Holocaust Remembrance Day Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds To General Fund And Grant Of Such Funds  Held Over N/A
02/10  City Manager Referral: Amend the Berkeley Municipal Code to Require City Contractors to Submit an Equal Pay Report    Held Over N/A
02/10  City Manager Referral: Gender Neutral Restrooms    9-0-0 Yes
01/27  City Manager Referral: Add Easily Accessible Language Translation on City Website     9-0-0   Yes
01/27

Budget Referral for Funding The Berkeley Project 

9-0-0 Yes
01/27 City Manager Referral: Amend the Berkeley Municipal Code to Require City Contractors to Submit an Equal Pay Report Held Over N/A

 

 

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