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Regular Meeting eAgenda
March 20, 2012

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AGENDA

BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

7:00 P.M.

Council Chambers - 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

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.   Any member of the public may attend this meeting.  Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Mark Numainville, CMC, Acting City Clerk, 981-6900.

The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda. The Mayor may exercise a two minute speaking limitation to comments from Councilmembers.  Meetings will adjourn at 11:00 p.m. - any items outstanding at that time will be carried over to a date/time to be specified.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:

Ceremonial Matters: In addition to those items listed on the agenda, the Mayor may add additional ceremonial matters.

City Manager Comments:  The City Manager may make announcements or provide information to the City Council in the form of an oral report.  The Council will not take action on such items but may request the City Manager place a report on a future agenda for discussion.

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Matters: Five persons selected by lottery will have two minutes each to address matters not on the Council agenda.  Persons wishing to address the Council on matters not on the Council agenda during the initial ten-minute period for such comment, must submit a name card to the City Clerk in person at the meeting location and prior to commencement of that meeting.  Five cards will be drawn by the City Clerk to determine the speakers who will be allowed to comment during the first round of public comment on non-agenda matters. The remainder of the speakers wishing to address the Council on non-agenda items will be heard at the end of the agenda. Name cards are not required for this second round of public comment on non-agenda matters.


Public Comment on Consent Calendar and Information Items Only: The Council will take public comment on any items that are either on the amended Consent Calendar or the Information Calendar.  Up to three speakers will be entitled to two minutes each to speak in opposition to or support of a Consent Calendar Item.  The Presiding Officer will ask additional persons in the audience to stand to demonstrate their respective opposition to or support of the item.

In the event that there are more than three persons wishing to speak either in opposition to or support of a “Consent” item, the Presiding Officer will move the item to the beginning of the Action Calendar.  Prior to moving the item, the Presiding Officer will fully inform those persons in the audience of this process.

Additional information regarding public comment by City of Berkeley employees and interns: Employees and interns of the City of Berkeley, although not required, are encouraged to identify themselves as such, the department in which they work and state whether they are speaking as an individual or in their official capacity when addressing the Council in open session or workshops.

Consent Calendar

The Council will first determine whether to move items on the agenda for action or “Information” to the “Consent Calendar”, or move “Consent Calendar” items to action.  Items that remain on the “Consent Calendar” are voted on in one motion as a group.  “Information” items are not discussed or acted upon at the Council meeting unless they are moved to “Action” or “Consent”.

After hearing from public speakers regarding items remaining on the Consent Calendar, any Council Member may move any Information or Consent item to “Action”, however no additional items can be moved onto the Consent Calendar at that point.  Following this, the Council will vote on the items remaining on the Consent Calendar in one motion.

For items removed from the Consent Calendar to the Action Calendar for additional public comment, at the time the matter is taken up during the Action Calendar, public comment will be limited to persons who have not previously addressed that item during the Consent Calendar related public comment period.

1.   Minutes for Approval (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Approve the minutes for the Council meetings of February 7, 2012 (special closed), February 14, 2012 (special and regular) and February 28, 2012 (special and regular).
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Mark Numainville, Acting City Clerk, 981-6900

2.   Formal Bid Solicitation and Request for Proposal Scheduled For Possible Issuance in the Next 30 Days (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Approve the request for proposals or invitation for bids (attached to staff report) that will be, or are planned to be, issued upon final approval by the requesting department or division.  All contracts over the City Manager's threshold will be returned to Council for final approval.
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $1,410,000
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

3.   Mental Health Service Act Innovation Program Grant and Awards (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to implement the MHSA Innovation Work Plan, utilizing $429,600 by June 30, 2012 to execute and administer up to seven Innovation pilot project grants, increasing access to services for specific underserved and inappropriately served populations, promoting interagency collaborations, and increasing the quality of mental health services for residents of Berkeley and Albany.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400

4.   Classification and Salary: Accounting Office Specialist II (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt two Resolutions: 
1.   Amending Resolution No. 65,375-N.S., Classification and Salary Resolution for Service Employees International Union Local 1021 (Maintenance and Clerical Chapter), to establish the classification of Accounting Office Specialist II with a monthly salary range of $4,412 - $4,813 effective March 26, 2012; and
2.   Amending Resolution No. 65,376-N.S., Classification and Salary Resolution for Unrepresented Employees, to establish the classification of Accounting Office Specialist II with a monthly salary range of $4,420 - $4,862 effective March 26, 2012.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

5.   Classification and Salary: Library Page (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution amending Resolution No. 64,173-N.S., Classification and Salary Resolution for Service Employees International Union Local 1021 (Community Services & PTRLA Chapter), to establish the at-will Library Page classification with a single hourly salary step of $13.52 effective March 26, 2012.
Financial Implications: Library Discretionary Fund - $30,136
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

6.   Contract No. 7645C Amendment: NEOGOV Inc. for Job Applicant Tracking System (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract amendment in the amount of $15,000 with NEOGOV Inc. for a job applicant tracking system and service, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $120,000, and extending the term of the contract from May 17, 2012 through May 16, 2015.
Financial Implications: General Fund - $15,000
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

7.   Personnel Rules and Regulations Amendment (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution amending Resolution No. 60,776-N.S., the Personnel Rules and Regulations, Section 9.03 - Promotion Through a Non-Competitive Personnel Action - to add the inexperienced and/or uncertified classifications of Librarian I and Building Inspector I (Certified) and the experienced and/or certified classifications of Librarian II and Building Inspector II (Certified).
Financial Implications: None
Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6800

8.   License Agreements: LBA RIV-CO XII LLC c/o LBA Realty for Vacant Lots, 940 Folger Avenue/Sixty-Seventh Street (67th) Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt first reading of an Ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute three-year license agreements and any amendments with LBA RIV-CO XII LLC c/o LBA Realty for real property located at 940 Folger Avenue (address also known as 6701 San Pablo Avenue in prior agreement) for the purpose of using striped and paved vacant lots by the Berkeley Police Department’s Traffic Division in an amount not to exceed $7,000 per annum from September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2014, with an option to extend for an additional two-year period.
Financial Implications: Parking Meter Fund - $35,000
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police, 981-5900

9.   Purchase Order No. 87054 Increase: Alameda County Criminalist Laboratory for Evidence Testing (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to increase FY 2012 Purchase Order No. 87054 to Alameda County Criminalist Laboratory by $75,000 to remit payment for FY 2012 invoices submitted to the Police Department by County of Alameda Treasurer for the Alameda County Criminalist Laboratory for evidence testing and analysis services provided in FY 2012 as expenditures exceed the purchase limit currently authorized.
Financial Implications: Various Funds - $75,000
Contact: Michael Meehan, Police, 981-5900

10.  Contract: CDM Smith for Consulting Services for the Berkeley Transportation Action Plan (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any amendments with the consulting firm CDM Smith for project planning and policy development for the Value-Priced Parking and Real-Time Parking Information Pilot Program, a component of the Berkeley Transportation Action Plan (B-TAP), for an amount not to exceed $200,000 for the period March 21, 2012 through June 30, 2015.
Financial Implications: Metropolitan Transportation Commission Fund - $200,000
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

11.  Contract: W.R. Forde Associates, for Transfer Station Green Waste Fluid Separation Project (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution:
1.   Approving plans and specifications for the Transfer Station Green Waste Fluid Separation Project, Specification Number 10-10524-C; and
2.   Accepting the bid of W.R. Forde Associates, and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and any extensions or change orders until completion of the project in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, in an amount not to exceed $411,077.
Financial Implications: Refuse Fund - $411,077
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

12.  Declaration of Intent: FY 2013 Street Light Assessment (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution: 
1.   Approving the Engineer's Report, Street Lighting Assessment District 1982-1, dated February 2012; 
2.   Setting a public hearing to be held before Council at its May 1, 2012 meeting; and 
3.   Authorizing the City Clerk to publish the notice of the public hearing for FY 2013 Levy of Assessments of Street Lighting Assessment District No. 1982-1.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

13.  Grant Application: Bicycle Plan Update - Caltrans Community-Based Transportation Planning (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to submit a grant application for $247,500 to the Caltrans Community-Based Transportation Planning program to create an updated Berkeley Bicycle Plan: Active Transportation Strategy for Priority Development Areas and Communities of Concern; accept the grant awarded, and execute a grant agreement and any amendments.
Financial Implications: Grant revenue $247,500 & City match $27,500
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

14.  Parking Policies and Fee Schedule Adjustments for City-Owned Garages (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution:
1.    Establishing new policies and fees for processing garage cardkeys;
2.     Adjusting hourly parking rates at the Center Street Garage to help reduce coin handling;
3.    Establishing new policies and fees for vehicles with disabled placards at City Garages; and
4.    Rescinding Resolution No. 65,177–N.S.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

15.  Purchase Order: Hanford Toyota for 8 Toyota Prius Hybrids (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order for 8 Toyota Prius hybrids with Hanford Toyota, for an amount not to exceed $229,000.
Financial Implications: Equipment Replacement Fund - $229,000
Contact: Andrew Clough, Public Works, 981-6300

16.  Mental Health Commission Appointments: Paul Kealoha-Blake and Dan Virkstis (PDF)
From: Mental Health Commission
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution approving the appointment of Paul Kealoha-Blake and Dan Virkstis to the Mental Health Commission as representatives of the General Public Interest category, beginning March 20, 2012 and ending March 21, 2015.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Carol Patterson, Commission Secretary, 981-5217


Council Consent Items

17.  California Federation of Teachers’ Millionaire Tax Initiative (PDF)
From: Councilmember Arreguin
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution supporting the California Federation of Teachers’ (CFT) Millionaires Tax Initiative for November’s ballot.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

18.  Due Process Guarantee Act (PDF)
From: Councilmember Arreguin
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution supporting Senator Feinstein’s Due Process Guarantee Act to clarify indefinite detentions without charge or trial of US Citizens in response to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

19.  Support Senate Bill 1229, Prohibiting the Requirement of Declawing or Debarking of Pets as a Condition of Tenancy (PDF)
From: Councilmember Arreguin
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution supporting Senate Bill (SB) 1229, authored by Senator Fran Pavley, which would prohibit the requiring of declawing or de-barking of a pet as a condition of tenancy.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

20.  Persian Center For Persian New Year Festival: Relinquishment Of Council Office Budget Funds To General Fund And Grant Of Such Funds (PDF)
From: Councilmember Arreguin
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution approving the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $1,000 per Councilmember to the Persian Center for the Persian New Year Festival with funds relinquished to the City’s General Fund for this purpose from the discretionary Council Office Budgets of Councilmember Jesse Arreguín and any other Councilmembers who would like to contribute.
Financial Implications: Councilmember's Discretionary Funds - $1,000
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

21.  Referral to the Disaster and Fire Safety Commission: Develop a Budget for Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations (PDF)
From: Councilmember Capitelli
Recommendation:
Request that the Disaster and Fire Safety Commission collaborate with staff to develop a budget to bring emergency preparedness resources to presently underserved areas of Berkeley and to other populations that would be vulnerable during a disaster, particularly the disabled and the elderly.
Financial Implications: To be determined
Contact: Laurie Capitelli, Councilmember, District 5, 981-7150

22.  Letter of Concern Regarding UC's Sale of Sargent Johnson Artwork (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Wengraf, Anderson and Moore
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution and send a letter expressing concern regarding UC's recent sale of public art by Berkeley artist Sargent Johnson and send to Chancellor Birgeneau, Representative Barbara Lee, Senator Barbara Boxer and Senator Diane Feinstein.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Susan Wengraf, Councilmember, District 6, 981-7160

23.  Referral to Public Works and Energy Commissions Feasibility of LED Street Lights (PDF)
From: Councilmembers Worthington and Wozniak
Recommendation:
Refer to the Public Works Commission and Energy Commission the feasibility of using LED streetlights.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

24.  Letter Encouraging the Grammys to Reinstate 31 Ethnic Categories (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation:
Send a letter requesting the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) reinstate the 31 ethnic categories that were eliminated.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170

25.  Support the Consumer Watchdog Campaign to Make Health Insurance Companies Justify Their Rates (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation:
Support the ballot initiative for fair rates for health insurance known as the Consumer Watchdog Campaign to Make Health Insurance Companies Justify Their Rates.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170


Action Calendar

After the initial ten minutes of public comment on non-agenda items and public comment and action on consent items, the public may comment on each remaining item listed on the agenda for action as the item is taken up.  Where an item was moved from the Consent Calendar to Action no speaker who has already spoken on that item would be entitled to speak to that item again.

The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak line up at the podium to determine the number of persons interested in speaking at that time. Up to ten (10) speakers may speak for two minutes.  If there are more than ten persons interested in speaking, the Presiding Officer may limit the public comment for all speakers to one minute per speaker. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four minutes.  The Presiding Officer may, with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue, allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.


Action Calendar – Public Hearing

Staff shall introduce the public hearing item and present their comments.  The Presiding Officer will request that persons wishing to speak, line up at the podium to be recognized and to determine the number of persons interested in speaking at that time.

Up to ten (10) speakers may speak for two minutes.  If there are more than ten persons interested in speaking, the Presiding Officer may limit the public comment for all speakers to one minute per speaker. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four minutes. The Presiding Officer may with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.

26.  Amendments to Berkeley Election Reform Act (PDF)
From: Fair Campaign Practices Commission
Recommendation:
Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion, adopt the first reading of an Ordinance amending the Berkeley Election Reform Act (BERA), Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 2.12, as follows: 
1.   Amend section 2.12.065 to provide for electronic posting of campaign contributions in lieu of newspaper publication;
2.   Add section 2.12.231 to create additional remedies for violations including issuance of monetary penalties;
3.   Add section 2.12.271 to create additional filing requirements for committees making expenditures in support of or opposition to a measure;
4.   Add section 2.12.297 to require additional filing of independent expenditure reports in 40 days preceding election;
5.   Add section 2.12.335 to require disclosure on campaign communications of certain contributions (top four contributors with total contributions over $250); and
6.   Amend section 2.212.485 to create a penalty for late filing of reports required by section 2.12.297.
Financial Implications: Staff time
Contact: Kristy van Herick, Commission Secretary, 981-6950

 

Action Calendar – Old Business

27.  Contribution Limits on Contractors Doing Business with the City (Continued from March 6, 2012) (PDF)
From: Councilmember Arreguin
Recommendation: Refer to the Fair Campaign Practices Commission (FCPC) for consideration the issue of prohibiting contributions by contractors doing business with the City and the Berkeley Unified School District.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, District 4, 981-7140

28.  Ban Agricultural Use of Methyl Iodide in California (Continued from March 6, 2012) (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Recommendation: Send the Director of California's Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), Brian Leahy, a letter urging the banning of methyl iodide in agricultural uses.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170


Action Calendar – New Business

29.  Downtown Area Plan (DAP) 2012 and Implementation Measures (PDF)
Supplemental materials
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
 
1.    Adopt a Resolution Certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and Adopting CEQA Findings and the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program;
2.    Adopt a Resolution approving amendments to the General Plan text and map to implement the DAP 2012 and adopting the DAP 2012;
3.    Adopt first reading of Ordinances to repeal and reenact Chapter, 23E.68, and retitling it from C-2 to Commercial Downtown Mixed- Use (C-DMU);  to adopt Chapter, 23B.34 (Green Pathway); and to amend Definitions in Chapter 23F.04; and
4.    Adopt first reading of an Ordinance to amend the official Zoning Map by reclassifying portions of the Downtown Area Plan area from C-1, C-2, C-SA, R-2A and R-4 to C-DMU, C-SA, or R-3 and include the following four subareas within the C-DMU District: Core, Outer Core, Corridor, and Buffer.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400

30.  a. Sex Trafficking Task Force to Combat Sexual Exploitation of Minors in Berkeley (PDF)
From: Commission on the Status of Women
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution to establish a nine person Task Force to combat sexual exploitation of minors in Berkeley.
Financial Implications: Unknown
Contact: Nicole Kelly, Commission Secretary, 981-5125

b.   Preventing Sex Trafficking and the Sexual Exploitation of Minors (PDF)
From: Peace and Justice Commission
Recommendation:
Adopt a Resolution establishing a Task Force or Joint Subcommittee to develop strategies to prevent sex trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors in Berkeley.
Financial Implications: None
Contact: Eric Brenman, Commission Secretary, 981-5114

c.   Commission on the Status of Women Recommendation to Combat the Trafficking and/or Sexual Exploitation of Minors (PDF)
From: City Manager
Recommendation:
Refer the issue of sex trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors to the Commission on the Status of Women's (COSOW) already-established Sexual Exploitation Subcommittee to study the scope and extent of the issue in Berkeley and to make recommendations and identify existing and other external resources to address this matter.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Jane Micallef, Health, Housing and Community Services, 981-5400


Information Reports

31.  Commission Recommendation Based on Referral Regarding Electronic Filing of Campaign Statements (PDF)
From: Fair Campaign Practices Commission
Contact: Kristy van Herick, Commission Secretary, 981-6950

32.  Audit Update: Parcel Based Special Taxes, Fees and Assessments Audit (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Robert Hicks, Finance, 981-7300

33.  Bus Rapid Transit Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report (FEIS/R) (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400

34.  LPC-NOD: 2626 Bancroft Way and 2625 Durant Avenue (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400

35.  LPC-NOD: 2911 Russell Street (PDF)
From: City Manager
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400

36.  Ohlone Greenway Bicycle-Pedestrian Crossings at Cedar/Rose Park (PDF)
From: Transportation Commission
Contact: Farid Javandel, Commission Secretary, 981-6300

37.  Report on Regional Bodies Participation- Alameda County Transportation Commission (PDF)
From: Councilmember Worthington
Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, District 7, 981-7170


Public Comment – Including Items Not Listed on the Agenda –


Adjournment

NOTICE CONCERNING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS: If you object to a decision by the City Council to approve or deny a use permit or variance for a project the following requirements and restrictions apply:  1) No lawsuit challenging a City decision to deny (Code Civ. Proc. 1094.6(b)) or approve (Gov. Code 65009(c)(5)) a use permit or variance may be filed 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 use permit or variance, 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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I hereby certify that the agenda for this meeting of the Berkeley City Council was posted at the display case located near the walkway in front of Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, as well as on the City’s website, on March 8, 2012.

Mark Numainville, Acting City Clerk


Communications (PDF) 

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to Council are public record.

2517 Regent Street
1.  Susan Cerny, on behalf of the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association

Mutual Aid Agreement
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3.  Jennifer Smith, on behalf of Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute

 

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