Meetings Tagged "Bond Measure"

May 6, 2014 Council Meeting

Item # 15  Requesting a report in the use of tasers (from consent) Public comment 56 speakers In opposition to tasers Total 26 In support of researching the use of tasers. Total 30 Councilmember Comments Anderson.  We all have great respect for the service of our police officers but we are to protect the health and safety of our citizens.  Unless we are going to take a medical history of a...

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July 17, 2012 Council Meeting

Summary from the Gallery Safeway at College and Claremont.  Council reaffirmed their opposition to the project and refused to enter into a mitigation agreement with Safeway.  A new letter will be sent to the City of Oakland reiterating Berkeley’s position and requesting that the Oakland City Council delay their review until late September. Council meeting procedures.  New procedures were...

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May 1, 2012 – Council Meeting

May 1, 2012 – Council Meeting SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY WEST BERKELEY PROJECT:  Overwhelming public comment in opposition to the MUP mixing of residential, building heights, impacts to Aquatic Park, and increased density.  Public Hearing was continued to May 8. 2301 DURANT:  Much public comment.  Council upheld ZAB recommendation. BERKELEY CO-OP:  Staff to return to council with...

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April 3, 2012 – Special Meeting: Survey Results – Potential Bond Measure/Special Taxes

April 3, 2012 Special Meeting – March Tax Survey Results SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY Over 400 likely voters were interviewed for various new taxing measures including special taxes and Bond Measures at different levels.  The only items that came close to receiving a majority of support was a Bond Measure for storm drain infrastructure and a special tax for homeless services.  Councilmembers made...

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