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5:00 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

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 – Vacant

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:       5:00 p.m. 

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

Absent:         Moore

Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only - 2


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

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


One case.


Action: M/S/C (Olds/Worthington) to authorize the City Manager to initiate litigation and return to council with frequent updates.  Vote:  Ayes – Maio, Capitelli, Olds, Worthington, Wozniak, Bates; Abstain – Anderson; Absent – Moore.

      2.            Conference with Labor Negotiators Pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6:

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:  International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, Public Employees Union Local 1 and Unrepresented Employees


Action:  No action taken.

Adjournment – 6:26 p.m.

This is to certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the special meeting of September 9, 2008 as approved by the Berkeley City Council.




Deanna Despain, Acting City Clerk


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