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Special Meeting Minutes
July 24, 2008


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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

5:30 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Teleconference Locations: 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

Tom Bates, Mayor


District 1 – Linda Maio

District 5 – Laurie Capitelli

District 2 – Darryl Moore

District 6 – Betty Olds

District 3 – Max Anderson

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Dona Spring

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:      5:31 p.m.

Present:            Councilmembers Anderson, Capitelli, Maio, Moore, Olds, Spring, Worthington, Wozniak, and Mayor Bates.

Absent:      None.

Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only:  24


The City Council will convene in closed session to meet concerning the following:


Negotiators:  David W. Hodgkins, Director of Human Resources, Margarita Zamora, Senior Human Resources Analyst, Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, Lisa Caronna; Deputy City Manager, Christine Daniel, Deputy City Manager, Tracy Vesely, Budget Manager


Employee Organizations:  Berkeley Fire Fighters Association Local 1227 I.A.F.F., SEIU Local 1021 (Legacy SEIU Local 790, Legacy Local 535, and the Legacy Part-Time Recreation Leaders Association/SEIU Local 535), Public Employees’ Union Local 1, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 and Unrepresented Employees,

Action:  No report able action taken.

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c):


The Berkeley City Council will consider whether to file litigation in Superior Court for an injunction and/or initiate an administrative complaint with the Public Employment Relations Board against the SEIU Local 1021 based on the Union’s threat to have its membership engage in a strike and/or other job actions.

Action:  No reportable action taken.

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation Pursuant To Government Code Section 54956.9(a):


City of Berkeley v. University of California, Berkeley, Regents of the University of California ACSC RG06 302934

Action:  No reportable action taken.


Public Reports of actions taken pursuant to Government Code section 54957.1.

Adjournment:  7:11p.m.



Supplemental Communications 1

Item 3: Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation Pursuant To Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

1.     Peter Mutnick

2.     Carol Strickman

Supplemental Communications 2

Item 3: Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation Pursuant To Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

  1. Nathan Brostrom, University of California, Berkeley
  2. Stephanie Thomas (2)
  3. Doug Buckwald
  4. Shirley Dean
  5. Scott Wachenheim
  6. Norman La Force
  7. Jim Schnitzen
  8. Hardin Jones, Jr.
  9. Osha Neumann
  10. Ellen Gunther (2)
  11. Unknown




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