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BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Council Chambers, 2134 Martin
Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location – 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 location. Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, 981-6900.
1. FY 2006 Mid-Year Budget Report (For Action at February 7, 2006 Regular Meeting)
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution allocating anticipated, one-time General Fund revenue of $98,302 for specific one-time expenditures and set-aside $1,135,643 for one-time improvements as itemized in Exhibit A for consideration during the FY 2007 Mid-Biennial budget review in May 2006.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Phil Kamlarz, City Manager, 981-7000
From: City Manager
Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to direct staff to design and launch a boosted community-wide disaster preparedness project in an amount not to exceed $134,500 for the period February 1 through June 30, 2006.
Financial Implications: General Fund - $134,500
Contact: Debra Pryor, Fire and Emergency Services, 981-3473
From: Commission on Early Childhood Education
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution allocating: 1) $30,573 (gap) of the $89,495 Child Care Mitigation Fee Fund balance to restore FY 2005-06 cuts to the seven City-funded child care community agencies; and 2) the remaining balance of $58,922 for mini grants to enhance or expand child care facilities, and authorize the City Manager to execute the resulting amendments to current contracts.
Financial Implications: Child Care Mitigation Operating Subsidy Fund - $89,495
Contact: Angellique De Coud, Secretary, 981-5428
Recommendation: The City Manager does not concur with the Commission’s recommendation regarding the Child Care Mitigation Operating Subsidy Fund and is referring this recommendation to the Budget workshop scheduled for February 7, 2006.
Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400
From: Mayor Bates
Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100
A total of 20 minutes is scheduled. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 2 minutes.