Meetings Tagged "Budget"
Year End Review Revenues Property Taxes and Transfer Tax down Interest Income below expectation Sales, Business, Transient Occupancy Tax up Parking Fines – down Expenditures 2.1 million under adopted budget Held positions vacant and held back non-personnel expenses Also benefited from write offs Ended year instead of $1.9M deficit with 400K excess which will be added to the...Read More
Item 26 Street Name Change from Harold way to Dharma way Councilmember Comments Maio. This resolution didn’t follow the regular process of going to all the commissions. There is also a question about it being a religious name. Motion that it go thorough the public works commission Public comment Support motion that it needs to go through the newly established...Read More
Summary from the Gallery West Berkeley Project – Project Approved, EIR certified. Ballot language for the November 2012 election will be drafted and returned to Council on July 10 for approval. Aquatic Park parcels will not be part of the Ballot Language Civil Sidewalks Ballot Measure (Sit Ordinance) – Will be placed on the November 2012 ballot. Much controversy. Meeting...Read More
May 29, 2012 – Council Meeting SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY City Manager appointment approved. Charter Amendment Ballot Language approved – will allow district line to deviate from previous border restrictions and councilmembers could be drawn out of their district but allowed to serve out their term. $30M Bond Measure for Streets and Storm Drains and $20M Bond Measure for new warm...Read More
May 1, 2012 – Special Meeting, 2013 Budget Update SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY Revenues are down and expenses are up. The current deficit is projected at $1.8M. It will be covered by moving the loan from the general fund for new garbage trucks to the workers compensation fund and from fund reserves. Future challenges will occur when CALPERS requires increased payments to the retirement...Read More
February 14, 2012 Special Meeting Mid-Year Budget Update SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY MID-YEAR FY 2012 BUDGET UPDATE. Revenues are down by $1.86 Million, expenses are up $40K. Total underfunding is $1.9 Million. Balancing will come from 1) deferring Council Chamber relocation project = $400K, 2) Refuse budget capital needs are being funded through revenues – therefore, there is a capital...Read More
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY Grant Application for $8.7 million for the Center Street/Strawberry Creek Plaza Project was certified. Restricted Parking was granted to two neighborhoods. Contracts for landfill and construction and demolition materials (C &D) to Waste Management were approved. Revisions to Demolition and Elimination of Dwelling Units Ordinance was approved. Redistricting will...Read More
July 12, 2011 Berkeley City Council Meeting SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY COMMUNITY CONSERVATION CENTER RECYCLABLES PROCESSING SERVICES CONTRACT: New 4 year contract approved with lower operating costs and profit sharing with the city. WEST BEREKELEY PROJECT – Threshold for approvals with only a zoning certificate were lowered to 10,000 square feet in all districts other than in Mixed Use...Read More
June 28, 2011 Berkeley City Council Meeting SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY FY 2012 – 2013 BUDGET: Two addendums were presented to deal with cuts in agency allocations, one by Max Anderson and one by Maio/Bates. The Maio/Bates addendum passed but there is a small amount of money ($16,000) that has yet to be allocated. These funds will be allocated following management review at the July 19th...Read More
June 14, 2011 Berkeley City Council Meeting SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY JULY 4TH CELEBRATION, SB375 SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY AND COMMERCIAL DISTRICT ZONING CHANGES were taken off the Consent Calendar and discussed at length (see notes below) HOUSING MITIGATION FEE: Previous concerns (e.g. 10% units-in-lieu, 50% AMB, comparable unit requirements and density bonus rates) were addressed in...Read More
Media Items Tagged "Budget"
Benefit and Other Savings final pdfRead More