Agenda Committee Item #5
Council Draft Special Agenda - February 7, 2006

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Tuesday, February 7, 2006

5:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda.

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953, Teleconferencing.  Any member of the public may attend this meeting at either location.  Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, 981-6900.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call 

Work Session

1.      Goals and Opportunities (PDF, 270 KB)

From: Mayor Bates

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

2.      Mid-Year Report and Actions

a.      From: City Manager

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution: 1) amending the FY 2006 and FY 2007 adopted budget; and 2) authorizing the City Manager to establish revised PERS rates for FY 2007.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

b.      Community Disaster Education and Outreach Project

From: City Manager

Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to direct staff to design and launch a boosted community-wide disaster preparedness project in an amount not to exceed $54,500 for the period February 1 through June 30, 2006.

Financial Implications: General Fund - $54,500

Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire and Emergency Services, 981-3473

c.       Child Care Mitigation Operating Subsidy Fund (PDF, 160 KB)

From: Commission on Early Childhood Education

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution allocating: 1) $30,573 (gap) of the $89,495 Child Care Mitigation Fee Fund balance to restore FY 2005-06 cuts to the seven City funded child care community agencies; and 2) the remaining balance of $58,922 for mini grants to enhance or expand child care facilities, and authorize the City Manager to execute the resulting amendments to current contracts.

Financial Implications: Child Care Mitigation Operating Subsidy Fund - $80,000

Contact: Angellique De Coud, Secretary, 981-5428

d.      From: City Manager

Recommendation: The City Manager does not concur with the content and recommendations of the Commission’s Report.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400


Public Comment

Public Comment

A total of 20 minutes is scheduled.  Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 2 minutes.