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BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
tuesday, may 30, 2006 – 6:00 P.M.
LONGFELLOW SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, 1500 DERBY STREET
Location – 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
City Manager Comments: The City Manager may make announcements or provide information to the City Council in the form of an oral report. The Council will not take action on such items but may request the City Manager place a report on a future agenda for discussion.
Public Comment: A total of 30 minutes is scheduled. Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes
Council Action: The City Council may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda.
1. Recommendations for Creeks Ordinance Revisions
Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and upon conclusion:
1) Support the Creeks Task Force (CTF) recommendations, including the details for future implementation as refined by the City Manager in response to Planning Commission concerns;
2) Provide direction regarding whether a Use Permit or Variance should be required on issues where the CTF and Planning Commission recommendations diverge; and
3) Direct that staff draft ordinance language to revise the Creeks Ordinance (BMC Chapter 17.08 – Preservation and Restoration of the Natural Watercourses), and that the ordinance language be reviewed by the CTF and Planning Commission prior to Council adoption.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and Development, 981-7400
Recommendation: If the City Council accepts the Creeks Task Force recommendations, the revised ordinance reflect the Planning Commission concerns listed in this report.
Contact: Wendy Cosin, Planning and
Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations.
1. William A. Derr
2. Carol and Garret Thunen
3. Phillip Price