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BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING
monday, june 12, 2006
6th Floor Conference
Room, 2180 Milvia Street
Teleconference Locations 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda.
This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953, 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 Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, 981-6900.
Public Comment: (A total of 20 minutes is
scheduled. Each speaker is limited to a
maximum of 2 minutes. Comments are limited
to items listed on this special meeting agenda).
1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6:
Unions: Berkeley Fire Fighters Association Local 1227 I.A.F.F.
City Negotiators: Philip Kamlarz, City Manager
Lisa Caronna, Deputy City Manager
Tracy Vesely, Budget Manager
Debra Pryor, Fire Chief
David Orth, Deputy Fire Chief
David Hodgkins, Director of Human Resources
Margarita Zamora, Senior Human Resources Analyst
Robert Kraus, Senior Human Resources Analyst
2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9.
The City Council will be conferring with the City Attorney concerning the threat of litigation against the City contained in letters dated April 19 (PDF, KB), and May 3 (PDF, KB), 2006 on file with the City Clerk claiming that the City’s public comment procedures are invalid. The City Attorney’s response to these letters issued on May 11, 2006 (PDF, 2 MB) is also on file in the City Clerk’s Office.