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Rent Stabilization Board
Rent Stabilization Board

Full Agenda (PDF Copy) 

Special Meeting

 Monday, May 7, 2018

    7:00 p.m. 

Maudelle Shirek Building 
2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way 
Council Chambers, Second Floor,
Broadcast Live – KPFB – 89.3 
(N. Berkeley) and BTV Cable Channel 33

Video Archive (3:26)  



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*Times allotted for each item are approximate and may be changed at the Board’s discretion during the course of this meeting.

1. Roll call – 1 min.*

2. Approval of Agenda – 2 min.*

3. Public Forum – 3 min. allotted per speaker*

4. CONSENT ITEMS – 1 min.*

a. Recommendation to adopt Resolution 18-03 modifying the contract with TransSIGHT, LLC to increase the amount by $50,000 and extend the term through June 30, 2019 (Executive Director)

b. Recommendation to adopt Resolution 18-04 modifying the contract with QuickCaption, Inc. to increase the amount by $7,000 and extend the term through June 30, 2019 (Budget & Personnel Committee and Executive Director)


a. From Board Members, Executive Director and Committees

(1) Recommendation to adopt proposed amendments to Regulation 1267[Capital Improvements] – Second reading (Executive Director & Legal Unit) – 5 min.*

(2) Recommendation to adopt Resolution 18-05 setting the 2018-2019 fiscal year (FY) annual registration fee (due July 2, 2018) and Resolution 18-06 authorizing the pass-through of a portion of the registration fee to certain tenants (Executive Director and Budget & Personnel Committee) – 20 min.*

(3) Recommendation to adopt Resolution 18-07 authorizing a Summer Rental Period registration fee and procedures for sororities and fraternities for the 2018-2019 registration year (Executive Director and Budget & Personnel Committee) – 10 min.*

(4) Resolution 18-08 supporting the protection of the West Berkeley Shellmound (Commissioners Poblet, Murphy, Chang & Soto-Vigil) – 10 min.*


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

a. Reports from Board Members/Staff

(1) Initial discussion on possible changes to the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (Executive Director) – 60 min.*

(2) Update on Online Registration – Verbal (Executive Director) – 5 min.*

(3) ¾-year Budget update (Executive Director) – 2 min.*


a. Updates and Announcements regarding future Special Meetings – 2 min.*

b. Discussion of items for possible placement on future agenda – 2 min.*

At this point, the Board will adjourn to reconvene in Closed Session to discuss the item(s) listed below. Upon the Board’s return, the Chair will announce any action(s) taken by the Board during Closed Session.

CLOSED SESSION – The Board will convene in Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code Section 54957(b) for discussion and possible action regarding:

Title: Executive Director


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