Special Meeting eSummary
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 Ė 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA


Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 5:02 p.m.All present.

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 Commissionís 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

Action: Discussion held.

2.      Goals and Opportunities (PDF, 1 MB)

From: Mayor Bates

Contact: Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

Action: Presentation made.

Public Comment

Public Comment: Two speakers.

Supplemental Reports and Communications 1 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 1: FY 2006 Mid-Year Budget Report

1.      Revised Attachment 3 (Item 1a), submitted by City Managerís Office (PDF, 174 KB)

2.      Barbara Gilbert

Item 2: Goals and Opportunities

3.      Sharon Hudson


Supplemental Reports and Communications 2 (PDF, 4 KB)

Item 1: FY 2006 Mid-Year Budget Report

4.      Presentation materials, submitted by City Managerís Office (PDF, 133 KB)

5.      Recommendation (Item 1c and 1d), submitted by Mayor Bates (PDF, 240 KB)

Item 2: Goals and Opportunities

6.      Presentation materials, submitted by Mayor Bates (PDF, 1 MB)



Adjourned at 6:42 p.m.