City Council: Agendas, Annotated Agendas, and Video Archive
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All meetings of the City Council, Housing Authority (through June 2007), and Redevelopment Agency held in the Council Chambers will be webcasted live beginning in January 2003. The live webcast service will function only while a meeting is occurring. Council meetings are usually held on three Tuesdays of the month. (View the meeting calendar). Archived and indexed video for City Council meetings dating back to September 2002 can be accessed from the corresponding archive pages (Select year from above); for Housing Authority and Redevelopment Agency archives, please visit the BHA and BRA Home Pages.
For more streaming video information, visit the Online Video FAQs Page.
Cable Television and Radio
Council meetings are broadcast live by Radio Station KPFB, 89.3 FM and Cable C-TV – Channel 33. Rebroadcasts air on Channel 33 the following Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
Electronic copies of the Agenda/Annotated Agenda ePackets for the City Council, Housing Authority (through June 2007), and Redevelopment Agency are available beginning July 1, 2002. The ePackets provide links to the complete Council Reports for each item, including attachments and exhibits, and are accessible by selecting the appropriate meeting listed on the corresponding Agenda and Annotated Agenda Index Page (Select year from above). Although still in the pilot phase, we encourage you to visit the ePackets and forward your comments, questions or suggestions to the City Clerk Department, (510) 981-6900, clerk@CityofBerkeley.info.
Beginning in 2007, adopted Resolutions and Ordinances, as soon as they are finalized, will be available via Records Online.
An agenda contains brief descriptions of reports being presented to the City Council for action or information. Reports containing recommendations can result in the adoption of City resolutions and/or ordinances. Regular Council meetings are generally held three to four Tuesdays each month.
An annotated agenda contains the same information as shown on the agenda, but in addition, also includes a brief description of the action that was taken by Council at the meeting. The annotated agenda indicates any resolutions and/or ordinances that were adopted and the document numbers assigned to them. An annotated agenda is only a draft of the actions Council took and is not considered the official record.
Note: Agendas, annotated agendas, ePackets and indexed video are generally posted by close of business Thursday. "To be delivered" and "supplemental materials" will be posted as available.
**At its March 11, 2003 meeting, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 61,968-N.S. changing the name of the Rules Committee to the “Agenda Committee” to better reflect its duties.