Special Meeting eAgenda
May 22,

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joint special meeting of the city council and

berkeley housing authority


Berkeley Housing Authority REGULAR MEETING

May 22, 2007

6:00 p.m

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

Tom Bates, Mayor/Chair

Councilmembers/Authority Members:

Max Anderson

Darryl Moore

Laurie Capitelli

Betty Olds

Gordon Wozniak

Dona Spring

Linda Maio

Kriss Worthington

Adolph Moody

Dorothy Hunt

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 Pamyla Means, City Clerk, 981-6900. The Housing Authority may take action related to any subject on the agenda.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Public Comment



1.                  Transition Of Housing Authority Functions To New Board (PDF, 973 KB)

From: City Manager


1.      Adopt a resolution declaring cessation of current Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) Board of Commissioners as of June 30, 2007 on specified conditions pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34293;

2.      Approve the recommendations in the Mayor’s companion report appointing the new BHA Board of Commissioners pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34270;

3.      Adopt a resolution authorizing elimination of all City positions, currently filled by both career and temporary employees, to the Berkeley Housing Authority and, as a result of this action, subject the career employees to the provisions of the layoff procedure set forth in the respective union contracts; and

4.      Approve in concept the implementation of the transition plan for BHA operations set forth in this report and direct that a more detailed plan be presented to the City Council and the new BHA Board on June 12, 2007.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000

2.                  Appointment of the Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) Board of Commissioners (PDF, 944 KB)

From: Mayor Bates

Recommendation: That the City Council confirm the Mayor’s appointment of the following individuals to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board: Carole Norris: Chair, 4 year term; Marjorie Cox: 4 year term; Dorothy Hunt: Incumbent BHA tenant commissioner, 2 year term; Melissa Male: 3 year term; Michael McBride: 1 year term; Adolph Moody: Incumbent BHA tenant commissioner, 2 year term and José Moreno: 2 year term.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100



3.                  Minutes for Approval (PDF, 89 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve minutes:  February 13, 2007 (special), February 27, 2007 (regular), March 20, 2007 (regular) and April 24, 2007 (regular).

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Pamyla Means, City Clerk, 981-6900

4.                  Contract: CGI, Inc. Senior Manager Services in June, 2007 (PDF, 166 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to enter into a contract with CGI, Inc. for up to $20,000 for one full-time Senior Manager commencing on June 1, 2007 and terminating on July 1, 2007.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000


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I hereby certify that the agenda for this Regular meeting of the Berkeley Housing Authority and Joint Special Meeting of the Berkeley Housing Authority and Berkeley City Council was posted at the display case located near the walkway in front of Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website on Thursday, May 17, 2007


Pamyla Means, MMC, City Clerk

Communications (PDF, 9 KB)

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to Council are public record.

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