Meetings Tagged "Streets"
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...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
February 28, 2012 - Berkeley City Council Meeting SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY PLASTIC RECYCLING: City staff was directed to research the possibility of expanding recycling to include plastics. This would not affect the work around the ban on plastic bags and would include a public education component BOND MEASURE: Approval was granted to conduct a survey for a $100Million infrastructure...Read More
November 15, 2011 - Berkeley City Council Workshop Pavement Management System and Capital Needs SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY Berkeley streets have a rating of 58 on the Pavement Condition Index as indicated by MTC. The regional PCI goal is 75. It will cost $46 Million to get to an average of 80 with no residual underfunding. The most likely capital infusion options will be $17.5 Million...Read More
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...Read More
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY PARKS, RECREATION AND WATERFRONT –Completed projects: Shorebird Nature Center, Gilman Street Sports Fields (new soccer field). Unfunded capital improvements total $78 Million not including pools which is an additional $30 Million. PUBLIC WORKS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS – Street rehab: funding comes from general fund and grants with an emphasis on arterials...Read More