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2014 Council Items:

   

   

Date 

Item 

Vote  Pass? 
07/08

 
City Manager Referral: Compile and Produce Telegraph Channing Mall Tenant Rent Report Table and Provide Comprehensive Proposal
 

Held Over

N/A

07/08

City Manager Referral: Create System of Regulation of Rideshare Companies 

 
Held Over

N/A

07/08

 
City Manager Referral: Promote and Publicize Services for Small Businesses Offered by the Alameda County Small Business Development Center
 

Held Over 

N/A

07/08

 
  City Manager Referral: Cell Phone Safety Sticker Referral to City Manager and Community Health Commission  

Held Over 

N/A

07/08

 
Letter to Berkeley Unified School District Supporting "Equity in Educational Results"  (Continued from June 24, 2014) 
Revised material

7-0-0 

Yes 

07/08

 
Support UFW Campaign by Sending Letters to Wal-Mart and Gerawan Inc. Urging Them to Honor “Standards for Suppliers” and Protect Prima Workers  
Action: Approved recommendation and authorized Councilmembers Maio, Arreguin, and Worthington to revise and send the proposed letter. 

9-0-0

Yes

07/08  
Proclamation Honoring Camp It Up!’s 25th Anniversary 
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/08  
Proclamation in Honor of Bisexual Pride Day 
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/08  
Proclamation in Honor of Chican@/Latin@ Heritage Month
 
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/08  
City Manager Referral: Protect Public Safety from Illegal Construction
   
Held Over

 N/A

07/08  
City Manager Referral: Consider Implementing a Neighborhood Notification System for the City of Berkeley
   
Held Over

 N/A

07/08  
Oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement and Create a TPP and TAFTA Free Zone
 
Held Over 

 N/A

07/08  
Support Senate Resolution 347 Withdrawal of Troops from Afghanistan
 
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/08  
Support Efforts to Protect Antique and Flea Markets by Opposing Assembly Concurrent Resolution 101
   
6-0-1 

Yes 

07/08  
Oppose H.R. 1797 Banning Abortions After 20-Weeks of Pregnancy 
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/08   
City Manager Referral: Refer CPTED Streetscape for Action and Exploration of Grant or Other Funding Opportunities to Find the Funds to Construct the Proposed Improvements
 
 
9-0-0 

 Yes

07/08

  
Proclamation Honoring the 25th Anniversary of the Old Lesbians Organizing for Change  
Revised material

9-0-0

Yes 

07/08  
Proclamation Honoring the 20th Anniversary of Berkeley Partners for Parks 
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/08  
Support S. 2432 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act and Send Letters to Six Non-Voting Senators
9-0-0 

Yes 

07/01  
City Manager Referral: Updating Graffiti Ordinance and Policies Based on a Review of San Francisco’s New Ordinance
8-0-1 

Yes 

07/01  
City Manager Referral: Develop Policy to Prioritize Permit Review and Approval for Property Owners Rebuilding After Fire Damage
 8-0-1 

Yes 

07/01  
Support Congresswoman Barbara Lee's HR 4068 War Authorization Review and Determination Act
 8-0-1 

Yes 

07/01  
Support Eight Recommendations Made by the UC Berkeley Task Force on the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Climate and Inclusion
9-0-0 

Yes

07/01  
Letter to U.S. Department of Labor Encouraging Implementation of EEOC’s Title VII Discrimination Ban for Transgender Workers in Executive Order
 
8-0-1 

 Yes

07/01  
Letter to EPA Supporting the Clean Power Plan, a 30% Reduction in Power Plant Carbon Emissions
 

9-0-0 

Yes

06/24  
City Manager Referral: Consider Potential Additional Ambulances a High Priority for an Amendment to this City Budget
 9-0-0 

Yes 

06/24  
Support SB 935 Minimum Wage Increase and Annual Adjustment

9-0-0 

Yes 

 06/24  
Letter Thanking Alameda County for Voting in Favor of Phase One of Community Choice Energy (CCE)
 8-0-1 

Yes  

06/24   
Letter to Berkeley Unified School District Supporting "Equity in Educational Results"
Held Over

 N/A

06/24   
Support AB 1577: Correct Gender Identification on Death Certificate for Transgender Community
9-0-0

 Yes

06/24   
City Co-Sponsorship: 10-Day Arts Residency in the East Bay
 
 
9-0-0

Yes

06/10   
City Manager Referral: Ordinance to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing and Oil Extraction in Berkeley
 3-0-6

 No

06/10   
Support Alameda County Residents' Fracking Ban Petition
 
9-0-0

Yes

06/10   
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Center: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
9-0-0

Yes

06/10   
Proclamation in Honor of Volti
 
9-0-0

Yes

06/03   
Telegraph Avenue Zoning Changes Referral to Planning Commission
 
 
 Held Over

 N/A

05/20   
City Manager Referral; Berkeley Publicly Financed Elections Measure on November Ballot 
Action: 11 speakers. M/S/C (Bates/Wozniak) to refer the draft ballot measure to the Fair Campaign Practices Commission for review and recommendation for the November 2016 ballot
8-0-1

Yes

05/06   
Supporting CALPIRG's Proposed November City Ballot Measure to End Corporate Personhood (Continued from April 29, 2014)
9-0-0

 Yes

05/06   
Proclamation in Honor of Avotcja Jiltonilro
 
9-0-0

 Yes

05/06   
Oppose Assembly Bill 2145; The “Monopoly Protection Bill,” Severely Limiting Community Choice Aggregation
 
7-0-2

 Yes

04/29   
Redistricting Referendum Petition: Repeal Ordinance No. 7,320; and Adopt the First Reading of an Ordinance to Amend City Council District Boundaries from the United Student District Amendment
 
 
3-5-0

 No

04/29   
Supporting CALPIRG's Proposed November City Ballot Measure to End Corporate Personhood
 
 
Held Over

 N/A

04/29   
City Manager Referral: Policy for Companies Such as Airbnb to Pay Transient Occupancy Tax, as Currently Paid by Other Small Local Businesses
 
9-0-0

Yes

04/29   
City Manager Referral: Write to CrimeMapping.com Requesting They Help Create a Permanent and Up-To-Date Joint Map of Both BPD and UCPD Crime Data
 
9-0-0

 Yes

04/01   
Proclamation Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Berkeley Free Clinic
 
9-0-0

Yes

04/01   
Supporting Federal Bankruptcy Venue Law Reform
9-0-0

Yes

04/01   
Proclamation Honoring the Post News Group's 50 Year Anniversary
 
9-0-0

Yes

04/01   
City Manager Referral: Consider the “TotalTrack” and “PowerPlus” Packages in the LeadsOnline Program
 
9-0-0

Yes

04/01   
City Manager Referral: Installation of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) in City Buildings
 9-0-0

Yes

03/25   
City Manager Referral: Approve a Deferred Payment Plan for Outstanding Fees on Construction of Sequoia Apartment Building at 2441 Haste Street
 
 1-5-3

 No

03/25   
City Manager Referral: Questions and Concerns about Western Burrowing Owls and Squirrels in Cesar Chavez Park and about the over 6,000 Disappeared Emails from In Defense of Animals Supporters to City Council
 
9-0-0

 Yes

03/25   
Independent Arts and Media: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
9-0-0

 Yes

03/25

 
Commission on the Status of Women Recommendations for Outstanding Women in Berkeley Event

9-0-0

Yes

03/25   
Proclamation Honoring Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month
 
9-0-0

Yes

03/25   
City Manager Referral: Create One Joint Email Address for all Nine Berkeley City Councilmembers
 
9-0-0

 Yes

03/25   
City of Berkeley Endorses Alameda County Measure A: Essential Health Care Services Initiative
Revised Materials
9-0-0

Yes

03/25   
San Francisco Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Parade: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
 
 8-0-1

Yes

03/25   
Senate Bill 962, the “Cell Phone Kill Switch” Bill
 
 9-0-0

Yes

03/11   
City Manager and Zero Waste Commission Referral: Create an Ordinance to Require All Berkeley Food Establishments to Use Compostable Food Service Containers and Utensils
 
 9-0-0

Yes

03/11   
Redistricting Referendum Petition: Repeal Ordinance No. 7,320 and Consideration of Alternative Redistricting Maps
 
 3-6-0

 No

03/11   
City Manager, Zero Waste Commission, and Community Environmental Advisory Commission Referral: Gas Pump Warning Labels
 
9-0-0

Yes

03/11   
Holocaust Remembrance Day Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
 
9-0-0

Yes

03/11   
Proclamation in Honor of the 12th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Event
 
9-0-0

Yes

03/11   
Proclamation that March is Pedestrian Safety Month in Berkeley
 
9-0-0

Yes

 02/11   
Referral to City Manager: Exemption of Fire-Damaged Buildings from Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee (Continued from January 21, 2014)
 
9-0-0

Yes

02/11   
City Manager Referral: Preparations to Apply for Telegraph Pedestrian Safety Funds (Continued from December 17, 2013)
 
 8-0-0

Yes

01/21    
Referral to City Manager: Exemption of Fire-Damaged Buildings from Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee (Continued from December 17, 2013)

 Held Over

 N/A

 01/21   
Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds
 
9-0-0

Yes

01/21   
Sponsorship of Expressions Gallery's "Homelessness" Art Exhibit
 

  9-0-0    

Yes

 
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