Special Meeting eAgenda
February 7
, 2006

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Tuesday, February 7, 2006

5:00 P.M.

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.


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Work Session

1.      FY 2006 Mid-Year Budget Report (For Action at February 7, 2006 Regular Meeting)

a.      From: City Manager (PDF, 303 KB)

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

b.      Community Disaster Education and Outreach Project (PDF, 178 KB)

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

c.       Child Care Mitigation Operating Subsidy Fund (PDF, 160 KB)

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

d.      From: City Manager (PDF, 132 KB)

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

2.      Goals and Opportunities (PDF, 39 KB)

From: Mayor Bates

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Public Comment

Public Comment

A total of 20 minutes is scheduled.  Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 2 minutes.