Meetings Tagged "West Berkeley Plan"
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
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY CALDECOTT 4TH BORE SETTLEMENT PROJECT: Anderson/Worthington requested modifications to the planned projects. Held over until April 26 to address concerns. WEST BERKELEY PROJECT: Discussion of the definition of “Protected Space” which currently includes manufacturing, wholesale, warehousing, and material recovery and the conversion of this space into R & D...Read More
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY WEST BERKELEY PROJECT: AMENDMENTS TO THE WEST BERKELEY PLAN AND ZONING REQ. Voted and certified the EIR. Voted and approved amending the General Plan. Voted and approved providing parking wavers for spaces <2,500 sq.ft. that were in existence on January 1, 2011 in the MM and MU zones, changing the term “visual art production” to “media production”, and...Read More
Item 1 – Amendments to West Berkeley Plan and Zoning Requirements (Continued from February 8, 2011). PUBLIC COMMENT 5 minute presentations supporting the project were made by Former head of the San Francisco Economic Development Office – describing the positive growth that occurred as a result of the China Basin projects Michael Alvarez-Cohn – representing the needs of spin-offs and...Read More
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY WEST BERKELEY PLAN Staff responded to specific questions raised during the January 25th meeting. An additional meeting has been scheduled on February 22nd for public comment and further staff revisions. Over 50 public comments were delivered including a 5 minute presentation from both WEBAIC and a representative from West Berkeley small business owners and home...Read More
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY WEST BERKELEY PLAN City Manager Presentation Planning Presentation SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY The proposed plan does not address concerns from community members including members of the mixed use/residential areas, Redevelopment Agency PAC, and Artisans and Industrial Companies. There appears to be a sense of urgency to accommodate R & D development – most...Read More
SUMMARY FROM THE GALLERY WEST BERKELEY PLAN Much controversy exists over the new West Berkeley Plan – over 50 people spoke during public comment. Public comment has been held over to the February 8 meeting and consideration is given to expanding into a third meeting. A sense of urgency exists to accommodate the LBNL request for proposal for a new East Bay campus. OPEN GOVERNMENT...Read More
Media Items Tagged "West Berkeley Plan"
Open Letter regarding West Berkeley Plan Berkeley Daily Planet, February 9,2011 West Berkeley debate on Open Forum Berkeleyside, February 8, 2011 WBAIC – Protected Space and What it Means WBAIC Berkeley Daily Planet, March 27, 2011 The Beauty of Industrial West Berkeley John Osborne Berkeleyside, March 9, 2011 City Takes First Step Toward Adopting West Berkeley...Read More