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Berkeley Civic Meetings: November 30 - December 6 plus Dec 8 Harold Way Appeal

Kelly Hammargren for the Sustainable Berkeley Coalition
Monday November 30, 2015 - 08:08:00 AM

We have a number of very important meetings coming up. Note City Council will be at Longfellow on Dec 1. The last City Council meeting of the year is December 15 and then we get a break in city meetings after December 17 until January 19. 


Monday, November 30, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, City Council Agenda Committee, 2180 Milvia, draft agenda for December 15, 5:30 pm Berkeley Economic Profile, Dec 15 7 pm draft agenda includes many contracts, paving plan, demolition and dwelling controls, link to packet 


Monday, November 30, 7:15 - 9:00 pm, Berkeley Progressive Alliance, 2043 Lincoln at Shattuck, (Election committee renamed from Sustainable Berkeley Coalition and forming a PAC) Agenda, Teach-in, Town Hall, PAC, Media, surprise guest unconfirmed.  


Monday, November 30, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Zero Waste Commission, 1326 Allston Way @Acton, Ratcliff Building, Willow Room, Zero Waste Goals and Strategic Planning, Redesign/Rebuild of Berkeley Transfer Station 


Tuesday, December 1, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, City Council Worksession, 1500 Derby, Longfellow Middle School, session on Housing, Housing Trust Fund, Affordable Housing, BMR (Below Market Rate Housing) Trust Fund, agenda link 


Tuesday, December 1, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm, City Council, 1500 Derby, Longfellow Middle School, #1 ADU #4 on consent - 2nd reading of sidewalk ordinance - homeless criminalization, #24, ZAB appeal 2631 Durant - 18 control rent units to be demolished, Homeless Task Force Recommendations, City Employee Living Wage #32 Dec 6, 2014 Police Response #33 increase FAR (floor area ratio) Telegraph Ave, #34 Affordable Housing Action Plan agenda link 


Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 - 10:00 pm Planning Commission, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, No agenda available on line, link 


Thursday, December 3, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Housing Advisory Commission, 2939 Ellis, South Berkeley Senior Center, BHA (Berkeley Housing Authority Programs, Bridge Housing and Food, Community Needs, CDBG, Housing Trust Fund, Short Term Rental Agreements, 


Thursday, December 3, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Public Hearing on Community Needs, 2939 Ellis, South Berkeley Senior Center, purpose of this Public Hearing is to hear from Berkeley residents what services and housing are needed for low-income people in their communities. This information will be used to help shape the City of Berkeley"s Annual Action Plan for funding from the federal department of Housing and Urban Development. City staff will also present information on accomplishments of projects supported with Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and HOME Investment Partnerships funding in Fiscal Year 2015. 


Thursday, December 3, 7:00 - 11:30 pm, Landmarks Preservation Commission, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, 1065 Ashby Ave - Signage, 2101 Shattuck - signage, 2777 Shattuck Ave - any mountain - landmark designation, Reconfiguration Shattuck Ave - agenda link 


Friday, December 4, no city meetings 


Saturday, December 5, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, City Sponsored session on Zoning and Planning, 2870 Adeline between Russell and Oregon, Harriet Tubman Terrace. part of Adeline/South Shattuck Corridor planning. All welcome.  


Tuesday, December 8, 5:30 pm - 2211 Harold Way appeals - special city council session. Longfellow Middle School, 1500 Derby, Please plan to attend and bring friends. People are needed who will cede time to speakers.