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Council Items

 2019

Date Items Authored
Pass?
7/9   Local Construction Workforce Development Policy (Reviewed by the Land Use, Housing & Economic Development Committee) Yes
6/11 Proclamation to Honor June as LGBTQ Pride Month and authorize City Manager to Fly the Rainbow Flag every year on the month of June Yes
6/11 Berkeley Opportunity Zone Displacement Mitigation Zoning Overlay Yes
6/11   FY 2020-21 Budget Referral: Funding for Intercity Services Yes
6/11   Budget Referral: Funding for Youth Spirit Artworks Yes
6/11   Budget Referral: Funding for the Berkeley Drop-in Center Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: Funding for Development of a Traffic Circle at the intersection of 62nd Street and King Street Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: Increase Staffing Level of Transportation Division to Expedite City’s Vision Zero Goal Yes
5/28   Referral to the Public Works Department and the City Manager: Finishing the installation of Sculpture Lighting into Adjacent Street Lights for the William Byron Rumford Statue on Sacramento and Julia St. Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: “Berkeley Inclusion in Opportunity Index” - Funding Firm to Perform Availability Study to Achieve Equity in City Contracting Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: Funding for Street Lights Development at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Stuart Street  Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: Funding for a Traffic Safety and Mitigation Study and Investments on Alcatraz Avenue Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: Funding Stop Signs on Carleton Street and Fulton Street  Yes
4/23   Paid Family Leave Policy in Berkeley to Supplement California Paid Family Leave Program Yes
4/23   U1 Funds for Predevelopment Costs of Proposed Development at 2001 Ashby Avenue Yes
4/23   Black Repertory Group Theater: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
4/23   The Center for Food, Faith, and Justice and Green the Church: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
4/23   Authorize Sending a Letter of Support for AB-953 “Cannabis: state and local taxes: payment by digital asset” to Assemblymember Phil Ting Yes
3/26 Dynamex Decision Impact and Compliance on Minimum Wage Ordinance and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Yes
3/19 Berkeley Qualified Opportunity Fund Yes 
2/28 Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program (Continued from January 22, 2019.)  Supplemental material (Supp 2)  Yes
2/26   Support AB 5 and Write Letter of Support to CA Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Yes
2/26   Ensuring the Sustainability of the Berkeley Flea Market Yes
2/19 Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program (Continued from January 22, 2019.) Supplemental material (Supp 2) Yes
1/22 Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program (Continued from December 11, 2018.)
 Yes
 
 

Date Items Co-Sponsored
Pass?
7/9   Support for SB 14: Higher Education Facilities Bond Yes
7/9   Resolution in Support of SB 347 – Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety Warning Act Yes
6/11   Strike Debt Bay Area’s Medical Debt Relief Effort in Cooperation with RIP Medical Debt: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
6/11   Support AB 1487 – Housing Alliance for the Bay Area Yes
5/28   Support for ACA-6: Voting Rights for Parolees  Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: Paid Internship Program for Interns of City of Berkeley Councilmembers Yes
5/28   Berkeley Juneteenth Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
5/28   Development of the West Berkeley Service Center, 1900 6th Street, for Senior Housing with Supportive Services (Reviewed by the Land Use, Housing & Economic Development Committee)   Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: $80,000 to Support Technical Assistance for Succession Planning, Worker Cooperative Conversion and Development  Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: $5,000 for the César Chávez Solar Calendar Yes
5/28   Budget Referral: $25,000 to the FY 2020-21 Budget Process for SupplyBank.Org to Expand School Supply Distribution  Yes
5/28   Support H.R. 40 – the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act Yes
5/28   Support of SB 48 – Right to Shelter No
5/14   Pronouncement of May 15th, 2019 as a Day of Bloody Thursday Remembrance and Commemoration of People’s Park Yes
5/14   Rebuilding Together Budget Referral Yes
5/14   Resolution in Support of Charter Reform Assembly Bills Yes
5/14   BOSS Rising Stars Gala Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
5/14   Support AB 539 – the Fair Access to Credit Act Yes
5/14   Adopt an Ordinance Adding Chapter 13.104 to the Berkeley Municipal Code Establishing a Prohibition on Contracting with Vendors Acting as U.S.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Data Brokers, or Those Providing Extreme Vetting Services to ICE (Reviewed by the Agenda and Rules Committee) Yes
4/30   Refer to the Planning Commission and Housing Advisory Commission to Research and Recommend Policies to Prevent Displacement and Gentrification of Berkeley Residents of Color and African Americans Yes
4/23   Adopt a Spot Initiative for Volunteer Stewardship of Public Spaces (Continued from April 2, 2019) Yes
4/23   Missing Middle Housing Report (Continued from March 26, 2019. Item contains revised and supplemental material.)
Supplemental material (Supp 1)
Revised material (Supp 2)
Yes
4/23   Support for ACA-1: Local Government Financing: Affordable Housing and Public Infrastructure: Voter Approval Yes
4/23   Support for SB 188 (Hairstyle Anti-Discrimination Law) Yes
4/23   Co-Sponsor the Screening of "Near Normal Man" Yes
4/23   Letters In Support of SB 54 (Allen) and AB 1080 (Gonzalez) Yes
4/23   Adopt an Ordinance Adding Chapter 13.104 to the Berkeley Municipal Code Establishing a Prohibition on Contracting with Vendors Acting as U.S.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Data Brokers, or Those Providing Extreme Vetting Services to ICE (Reviewed by the Agenda and Rules Committee) Yes
4/2   Opposition to Eliminating Settlement Conferences for Unlawful Detainer Cases Yes
3/26   Missing Middle Report (Continued from February 26, 2019. Contains revised materials) 
Revised Material (Supp 1)
Revised Material (Supp 2)
Yes
3/26   Holocaust Remembrance Day Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds from General Funds and Grant of Such Funds Yes
3/26   LifeLong Medical Care: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  Yes
3/26   Honoring Healthy Black Families, Inc.: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
2/26   Adopt the Sanctuary Contracting Ordinance proposed by the Peace and Justice Commission (Continued from January 29, 2019. Item contains revised material). Revised material (Supp 1) Yes
2/26   Support for AB 177 (Election Day Holiday) Yes
2/26   Adopt a resolution to denounce and oppose white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups including their actions (Reviewed by the Agenda and Rules Committee) Yes
2/26   Establishment of Traffic Circle Policy Task Force Yes
1/29   Adopt a resolution to denounce and oppose white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups including their actions Yes
1/29   Support for AB 69 (Accessory Dwelling Units) No
1/29   Support for AB 68 (Accessory Dwelling Units) No
1/29   Support for SB 42 (Getting Home Safe Act)  Yes




 2018  

Date Items Authored
Pass?
11/27 Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program Yes
11/13 Providing Requested Direction to the City Manager and Planning Department on the Number of Cannabis Retail Establishments and the Creation of an Equity Program Yes
9/25 Refer to the Commission on Disability to examine the impacts that the parking citation system may have on persons with low income and disabilities Yes
7/31 Direction to the City Manager Regarding the Community Service In Lieu of Parking Penalties Program  Yes
7/24 Plaque Honoring William Byron Rumford Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
7/10 Send a Letter to the Board of Directors of BART Requesting that BART Rename the Ashby BART Station the Mable Howard BART Station Yes
5/1 Berkeley Microbond Blockchain Initiative - Pilot Project Yes
5/1  Support of SB 1421, Mandate Peace Officers Release Personal Records and Records Relating to Specified Incidents, Complaints, and Investigations  Yes
5/1 Support of Ab 931, Restricting the Use of Force by Peace Officers Yes
3/27 Health Equity & Innovation District   Yes
3/27 5th Annual Rising Stars Youth Leadership Gala Yes
3/13 Budget Referral: Installation of Traffic Lights, HAWK Lights, or Stop Sign at California St & Ashby Ave Yes
3/13 Referral to the Arts Commission and the City Manager: Cost Estimate and Plan for Installation of Sculpture Lighting into Adjacent Street Lights for the William St Yes
3/13 Support for the Marijuana Justice Act of 2018   Yes
3/13 Support for the Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s Resolution (H. Con. Res. 74) Affirming the Right of All Renters to a Safe, Affordable, and Decent Home Yes
3/13 Support for H.R. 4779, the Restricting Excessive Federal Enforcement and Regulations of Cannabis (REFER) Act of 2018 Yes
2/13 Referral to the City Manager’s Office: Amendments to Berkeley Municipal Code Title 14 Yes
2/13 Direction to the City Manager: Negotiate with BART to Remove Prison-Like Fence from Here-There Sign Located at 63rd Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Street Yes
2/13 Black History Month: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
2/13 Referral to the Peace & Justice Commission: Examine Internet Communications Platforms Servicing Berkeley Yes

 

Date Items Co-Sponsored
Pass?
9/13 Rectify Discrepancy Regarding Inclusionary Units in Live/Work Housing Yes
7/24 Amending Berkeley Municipale Code Chapter 12.92 Through the Adoption of Ordinance 7622 Yes
7/10 Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 12.92 to Specify the Time Period After Which Vacant Residential Buildings Meet a Condition of Unlawful Nuisance Yes
7/10

Comprehensive Report on Homeless

Comprehensive Report on Homeless - Supplemental Document

Yes
5/29 Declaring a California Homelessness State of Emergency Yes
4/24 Budget Referral and Referral to the City Manager Support for Youth Spirit Artwork's Tiny House Village Project Yes
4/24 Referral to the Commisson on Aging: Draft a Letter to the Commission on Judicial Performance in Support of the Probate Court Reform Movement Yes
3/27 Support for AB 2079, the Janitor Survivor Empowerment Act   Yes
3/13 Referral to the Energy Commission: Strategies to Improve EV Usage Yes
3/13 Support for AB 1796 (Muratsuchi) to Remove Impediments to the Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Yes
2/27 Request the DA to Drop the Charges against AFSCME worker, David Cole Yes
2/13 Declaring Berkeley a Sanctuary for Adult-Use Cannabis Customers, Providers, and Landlords Yes
1/30 Referral to the City Manager and the Housing Commission to Consider Creating a Dedicated Revenue Stream from Campus Area Projects to Fund Housing for Homeless and Extremely Low Income Students, and Drafting a Letter Encouraging Exploration of University Funding Streams for Student Housing Yes
1/30 Endorsement of the 2018 Affordable Housing Act State Ballot Initiative Yes
1/23 Open the West Campus Pool All Year Round and Start the Shower Program at the West Campus Pool Yes

 

2017

Date Items Authored
Pass?
12/19 Personal Delivery Service Franchise Agreements
Yes
12/5 Refer to the City Manager to Conduct an Analysis of Ordinance Amending the Berkeley Municipal Code to Establish Ability to Pay Provisions Regarding Parking Fines and Fees in Accordance with Guidelines Established in Assembly Bill 503 Yes
12/5 Refer to the City Manager’s Office and the Housing Advisory Commission: Second Dwelling Unit/Accessory Dwelling Unit Pilot Program to House the Homeless Yes
11/28 Referral to the Disaster and Fire Safety Commission and the City Manager: Five Year Plan for Expanded Disaster Preparedness Services Yes
11/28 Support the Resilient Shoreline Program of Citizens for East Shore Parks Yes
11/14 Referral to the City Manager: Equitable Access to Greenspace Yes
11/14 Healthy Black Families, Inc.: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
11/14 Berkeley High African American Studies Department: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
10/31 Homeless Youth Policy   Yes
10/31 Referral to Peace and Justice Commission to Further Protections for Immigrants and Religious Minorities Yes
10/31 Clean Power, Healthy Communities Gathering: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
10/17 The East Bay Center for the Blind: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
9/12 Referral to the Community Environmental Advisory Commission and the City Manager: Anti-Idling Ordinance Yes
7/25 Referral to the City Manager and the Planning Commission: Adeline Corridor Community Benefits Ordinance
Yes
7/25 Yes
7/11 Referral to the Community Environmental Advisory Commission: Cigarette Butt Pollution Prevention Program in South Berkeley Yes
7/11 Support for AB 932 – Bill Giving San Francisco and San Diego Flexibility to Build Shelters and Transitional Housing for Unsheltered Homeless Resident Yes
7/11 Support for SB 33: Bill Prohibiting Financial Institutions from Forcing Consumers to Give up Legal Rights when the Bank has Committed Intentional Fraud Against Them Yes
6/27
Amendments to the Housing Retention Program
Yes
6/13 Electric Vehicle Charging Ordinance
Yes
6/13 Direction to the Children, Youth, and Recreation Commission: Tackle the Summer Learning Loss for Elementary School Children Yes
5/31 Expedite the Process of Beacon Lights at Dwight Way & California Yes
5/30 Referral to the Parks and Waterfront Commission: Greg Brown Park Yes
5/16 Month of Inclusion – Proclaim May 2017 as a Month Of Inclusion in Recognition of the Chinese Exclusion Act and the Harm Caused by Racially Discriminatory Immigration Measures, and to Honor the Contributions of All Immigrants and Refugees Who Have Enriched Our Communities Yes
5/16 Referral to the Labor Commission and the Commission on the Status of Women: Paid Family Leave Ordinance Yes
4/25 Budget Referral: Wearable Body Cameras for Berkeley Police Department Officers Yes
4/25 Support AB 946 Resist the Wall Act Yes
4/25 Budget Referral: Approximately $75,000 to Fund a Feasibility Study and an Impact Analysis Regarding the Creation of an African-American Holistic Resource Center in South Berkeley Yes
4/25 Anti-Displacement Public Advocate Yes
4/4 Referral to the Public Works Commission and the Commission on Aging: Rename the South Berkeley Senior Center the “Henry Ramsey Jr. South Berkeley Senior Center” Yes
3/14 Bridges Not Walls -- Resolution denouncing the Presidential Executive Order to Build a US-Mexico border wall; and directing the City of Berkeley to divest from all companies involved with designing, building, or financing any such wall   Yes
2/28 Refer to Homeless Commission: "Research Grants and Other Sources of Funding for the City's Homeless Services"   Yes
2/14 Direction to City Manager: “Step Up Housing” Initiative - Supportive Housing for Homeless and Very Low-Income People Yes
2/14 Black History Month and Berkeley Juneteenth Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Fund to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
1/24 Budget Referral: “Berkeley Inclusion in Opportunity Index” - Request Availability Study to Achieve Equity in City Contracting Yes

 

Date Items Co-Sponsored
Pass?
12/19 Budget Priorities for Expenditure of Short-Term Rental Taxes Yes
12/19 Membership Fee for the Association of California Commissions for Women (ACCW): Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
12/19 Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Relationship Structure Yes
12/19 Develop Ordinance Prohibiting Companies Participating in the Construction of a Border Wall from Contracting with the City of Berkeley Yes
12/19 Seventh Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: City Sponsorship and Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Fun Yes
12/5 Ministerial Approval of Zoning-Compliant Affordable Housing
Yes
11/28 Adopt an Ordinance Amending BMC 12.27 to Allow Existing Berkeley Licensed Medical Cannabis Businesses Into the New State Adult Use Regulation and Yes
11/14 Refer to the Berkeley Police Department to Address Disparate Racial Treatment and Implement Policy and Practice Reforms Yes
10/31 Direct the City Manager and the Berkeley Police Department Regarding the Berkeley Police Department’s Use of Force Policy Yes
10/31 Extension of Housing Crisis Declaration Yes
10/31 Endorse the Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018 Yes
10/31 Expanded Criteria for Installation of Stop Signs   Yes
10/31 Budget Referral: Prioritize Installation of Traffic Lights, HAWK Lights, or Stop Signs at the Intersection of Dwight Way and California Street in the 2017 Mid-Year Budget Process Yes
10/17 Ban on Receipts Made with BPA and Other Phenols   Yes
10/3 Request for Information Regarding Grant Writing Services from Specialized Yes
9/12 Expedited Review for Affordable Housing Projects Yes
9/12 Support the City of Oakland’s Regional Public Bank Feasibility Study Yes
9/12 Oppose the National Defense Authorization Act Yes
7/25 Land Value Recapture Policy and Inclusion in the Adeline Corridor Plan   Yes
7/25 Support SB 169: Strengthening Enforcement of Sex Equity in Schools Receiving State Financial Assistance Yes
7/11 Support of AB 214: Postsecondary Education, Student Hunger   Yes
6/27 Referral to Community Environmental Advisory Commission and Energy Commission: Residential Wind Turbines Yes
6/27 Official City Sponsor of 2017 Berkeley High School All-Class Reunion: Relinquishment of Council Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Fund Yes
6/13 Referral to the Commission on the Status of Women and the Labor Commission: Banning Prior Salary Considerations on Job Applications in the City of Berkeley Yes
6/13 Referral to the City Manager to Provide a Bi-Annual Housing Pipeline Report Yes
6/13 Adding Threat of Displacement of a Berkeley Resident to the Current Income Qualification Guidelines Which Would Place an Applicant in Priority Status for BMR (Below Market Rate) Units Yes
6/13 Support of Assembly Bill 1701 (Thurmond)
Yes
6/13 Support of Energy Upgrade California
Yes
5/30 A Ban On The Use of Plastic Straws in Berkeley Yes
5/30 Establish Socially Responsible Investment Policies Yes
5/16 Against HB 142: North Carolina’s Inadequate Repeal of the HB2 Transgender Bathroom Bill Yes
5/16 Prioritizing Pedestrians at Intersections Yes
5/16 Budget Referral: Feasibility Study for the Construction of Affordable Senior Housing Yes
5/16 Supporting Environment California’s Statewide Goal of 100% Renewable Energy Yes
5/16 Joining the National League of Cities Letter to the President Regarding the Protection of Our Environment #Cities4Climate Yes
5/2 Support of AB 71: Bring California Home Act Yes
5/2 Support of SB 179: Gender Identity: Female, Male, or Nonbinary Yes
5/2 Budget Referral for the César Chávez Solar Calendar Yes
5/2 Support AB 391 (Chiu &Gomez) – Medi-Cal: Asthma Preventive Service Yes
5/2 Referral to Planning Commission to Provide Ordinance Language for the Creation of Junior ADUs Yes
5/2 Oppose HR 38 (Hudson) and S 446 (Cornyn), the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 Yes
5/2 Referral to the Budget Process: Funding for Anti-Displacement Programs Yes
5/2 Support of AB 45, California School Employee Housing Assistance Program Yes
4/25 Defense of the Fair Housing Act Yes
4/25 Support AB 291 Immigrant Tenant Protection Act Yes
4/25 Comprehensive Study of Emergency Services Call Center, Staffing and Development Systems Yes
4/25 Support of AB 42 and SB 10, the California Money Bail Reform Act Yes
4/25 Budget Referral: Equitable Planning & Development Proposal Yes
4/25 Referral to the City Manager: Adopt Section 8 Landlord Incentives Yes
4/25 Oppose the NationalOppose President Trump’s Proposed 2018 Budget  Yes
4/25 Citywide Restaurant Event to Support Deportation Defense: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds Yes
4/25 Budget Referral: $25,000 to the FY 2017/18 Budget Process for SupplyBank.Org to Expand School Supply Distribution Yes
4/4 Fresh Start Resolutions: Reconstitution of the Board of Library Trustees, by removal and replacement of President Julie Holcomb Yes
4/4 Fresh Start Resolutions: Reconstitution of the Board of Library Trustees, by removal and replacement of Vice President Jim Novosel   Yes
4/4 Signage Ordinance, Amending Berkeley Municipal Code to Install Signage at Tarea Hall Pitman Library (cont.)
Yes
3/28 Support AB 1316 (Quirk and Weber) Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Yes
3/28 Support for the Investigation to Impeach Donald Trump Yes
3/14 Non-Citizen Voting in Berkeley Elections   Yes
3/14 Resolution opposing religious and ethnic registries, participation in the federal executive order of an immigration ban, and restricting the use of city resources to support such registries and bans. Yes
3/14 Tenant Protection Ordinance
Yes
3/14 Potential Recreational Opportunities at Willard Park and Pool
Yes
2/28 Proclamation in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day   Yes
2/28 Supporting CA Assembly Bill 43 - State Incarceration Prevention Fund Yes
2/14
Small Sites Acquisition Program and Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Yes
1/31 Supporting HR 5 and SR 9 in Support of Planned Parenthood Yes
1/24 Support for SB 54 California Values Act   Yes
1/24
Financial and Infrastructure Opportunities Workshop Yes
1/24 Socially Responsible Banking Services for the City of Berkeley
Yes
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