Meetings Tagged "Public Services"

December 13, 2011 – Council Meeting

SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY  LETTER TO UC REGARDING POLICE VIOLENCE:  Approved LETTERS FROM MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO ALAMEDA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION: Approved 2133 PARKER STREET – Abate property and declare a nuisance:  Staff to prepare findings and remedies to declare property a nuisance and establish density standards in R2A zones. AUDITOR’S REPORT FOR FY2011:  Recommendations...

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May 3, 2011 – Regular Meeting

SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY HOUSING AND CHILD CARE MITIGATION FEES:  There has not been an updated report since 1993 and pursuant to California government code requirements this needs to be done every 5 years.  These fees are one-time events that are a component of new development fees and there are unexpended fees currently held in suspense.  Council was split on the benefit of these fees vs....

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May 3, 2011 – Special Meeting Proposed FY 2012 and 2013 Biennial Budget

SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY General Fund deficit for FY 2012 – 2013 is projected at $9.2 Million.  These are due primarily to cuts in Federal and State funds, declining revenues and an increase in employee health and retirement costs.  City staff is balancing the budget by cutting expenses which will impact the delivery of city services.  Fees to property owners will also increase or there...

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April 26, 2011 – Regular Meeting

April 26, 2011 Berkeley City Council Meeting   SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY RESTRICT LOCATION OF DRUG STORES: Approved on Consent Calendar with Wozniak going on record as voting no. CALDECOTT 4TH BORE SETTLEMENT PROJECTS: Moved and approved on the Consent Calendar with modifications to move projects in Districts 3 and 7 to Year 1 for parity on the corridor. SOUTH AND WEST BRANCH LIBRARY...

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April 26, 2011 Special Meeting – Crime Report & Police and Fire Dept Diversity Recruitment Plans

April 26, 2011 Berkeley City Council Special Meeting Crime Report Police and Fire Dept Diversity Recruitment Plans     SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY CRIME REPORT –Total violent crime and property crime has decreased by 9% from 2009 to 2010 and for the first quarter 2011 the same crimes are indicating a decrease of 21%.  New public safety software has been implements to increase accuracy...

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