Special Meeting eSummary
January 20
, 2004

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Tuesday, January 20, 2004 6:45 p.m.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:50 p.m. Absent Breland, Bates

Public Comment: No speakers.


Consent Calendar

1.      Minutes for Approval (PDF, 197 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for meeting of November 25, 2003 (special).

Contact: Sherry Kelly, Agency Clerk, 981-6900

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Maio; Absent Breland, Bates) to approve minutes.

Public Hearing

2.      Lease: Ocean View Gardens Apartments

a.      From: Executive Officer (PDF, 1 MB)


Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt a Resolution approving an amendment to a 55 year ground lease between the Redevelopment Agency (BRA) and E&I Development Associates for the Ocean View Gardens Development at 813 Delaware Street which: 1) extends the original lease term by 22 years (from 2037 to 2059); 2) allows assignment of leasehold interest to Ocean View Gardens, Limited Liability Company (LLC); and 3) subordinates the fee interest in the land to the loan for approximately $4.3 million between the new assignee and the California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA).

Financial Implications:

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

b.      From: West Berkeley Project Area Committee Information Report (PDF, 490 KB)

Contact: Iris Starr, Secretary, 981-7520

c.       From: Executive Officer Information Report (PDF, 316 KB)

Contact: Dan Marks, Planning, 981-7400

Public Testimony: The Vice-Mayor opened the public hearing. 6 speakers. Moved, seconded, carried (Wozniak/Maio; Absent Breland, Bates) to close the public hearing.

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Wozniak/Maio; Abstain Worthington; Absent Breland, Bates) to adopt Resolution No. 1211 (PDF, 311 KB) approving the amendment to the lease with the conditions that staff conduct inspections of all units; that a survey of the tenants regarding the management services be completed; and that the management company meet with the tenants on a regular basis to address issues of concern.

Supplemental Reports and Communications (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 2: Lease: Ocean View Gardens Apartments (PDF, 254 KB)

1.      Nancy Eichler

2.      Ocean View Gardens Resident



Adjourned at 7:45 p.m.