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Special Meeting eAgenda
December 15, 2009

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PROCLAMATION
 
CALLING A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
 
BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL
 
In accordance with the authority in me vested, I do hereby call the Berkeley City Council in special session as follows:
 
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
 
6:15 p.m.
 
Council Chambers - 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
 

AGENDA

Roll Call

Public Comment - Limited to items on this agenda only
 
CLOSED SESSION: 
The City Council will meet in closed session to meet with its attorneys concerning the following matters: 
1.   CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- ANTICIPATED LITIGATION PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9(b)(1):
Threatened litigation – one case
The City Council will discuss with its attorneys the threat of litigation by Bill Murray, on behalf of various owners of condominiums at 3075 Telegraph Avenue and 2400 Dowling Street, concerning the approval of a zoning certificate and building permit for a Laundromat at 3095 Telegraph Avenue, as set forth in an email dated October 22, 2009.
 
OPEN SESSION: 
Public Reports of actions taken pursuant to Government Code section 54957.1.
 
 
ADJOURNMENT
I hereby request that the City Clerk of the City of Berkeley cause personal notice to be given to each member of the Berkeley City Council on the time and place of said meeting, forthwith.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official seal of the City of Berkeley to be affixed on this 10th day of December, 2009.
                                               
Tom Bates , Mayor
Public Notice – this Proclamation serves as the official agenda for this meeting.
 
ATTEST:
   
Deanna Despain, CMC, City Clerk                     
Tom Bates, Mayor
Councilmembers:

District 1 – Linda Maio

District 5 – Laurie Capitelli

District 2 – Darryl Moore

District 6 – Susan Wengraf

District 3 – Max Anderson

District 7 – Kriss Worthington

District 4 – Jesse Arreguin

District 8 – Gordon Wozniak

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953, and Teleconferencing.  Any member of the public may attend this meeting at either the Council Chambers or at the teleconference location Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Deanna Despain, City Clerk, 981-6900.


NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny an appeal, the following requirements and restrictions apply: 1) Pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 and Government Code Section 65009(c)(1)(E), no lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny or approve a Zoning Adjustments Board decision may be filed and served on the City more than 90 days after the date the Notice of Decision of the action of the City Council is mailed.  Any lawsuit not filed within that 90-day period will be barred.  2) In any lawsuit that may be filed against a City Council decision to approve or deny a Zoning Adjustments Board decision, the issues and evidence will be limited to those raised by you or someone else, orally or in writing, at a public hearing or prior to the close of the last public hearing on the project.
 
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