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The Berkeley Activist's Calendar, October 14-21

Kelly Hammargren, Sustainable Berkeley Coalition
Saturday October 13, 2018 - 11:48:00 AM

Worth Noting ** Meetings

Tuesday City Council starts with 4:30 session draft recommendation for reorganizing how Council functions by establishing standing Policy Committees. Of note, Budget items from City Manager would not go to Budget Committee. Regular Council session at 6:00 pm on consent item 11. is another increase for Ghilotti Contractor bringing the total cost of the South Cove Restroom Project to $1,840,072. Council was reluctant to approve the last cost overrun for the Restroom. 14. On consent to approve Ghillotti as the “low bid” on the Shattuck reconfiguration.

Wednesday is a public hearing on community needs.

Thursday is a presentation by Berkeley Police on Policing de-escalation.

Saturday is the BNC forum on Planning. 

Sunday, October 14, 2018 

No City Sponsored events found 

Monday, October 15, 2018 

Agenda Committee, Mon, Oct 15, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 2180 Milvia, 6th Floor Redwood Conf Room, Agenda Planning for Oct 30 City Council meeting, Key Items: Increasing Safety at San Pablo Park, Unregistered short & medium term rentals, Mid-year Crime Report, 

Berkeley City Council Closed Session, Mon, Oct 15, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, 2134 MLK Jr Way, City Council Chambers, Agenda: Conference with Labor Negotiators 

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, Mon, Oct 15, 

Outreach Committee, 5:30 pm, 2001 Center, Law Library 2nd Floor 

Regular Meeting, 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm, 2050 Center, Berkeley City College Auditorium 

Civic Arts Commission, Mon, Oct 15, 2180 Milvia, 

Public Art Subcommittee, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, Redwood Room 

Grants Subcommittee, 5:00 pm, Cypress Room 

Tax the Rich rally with Occupella sing along, Mon, Oct 15, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm top of Solano in front of closed Oaks Theater,  

Tuesday, October 16, 2018  

**Berkeley City Council, Tue, Oct 16, 2134 MLK Jr Way, City Council Chambers, 

**Special Meeting, 4:30 pm, Agenda: Proposed Draft Structure for City Council Standing Policy Committees 

**Regular Council Meeting, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Agenda - Key items: 11. Another amendment increasing Ghilotti contract for South Cove Restroom Project total now $1,840,072 14. Low bid by Ghilotti Contractors for Shattuck reconfiguration 16. Funding 35 Affordable units 1601-1603 Oxford 17. Installation of cameras at San Pablo Park, 18.&19. Sidewalk regulations 21. Sanctuary Contracting Ordinance, 22. Videotaping Planning Commission, 23. Revised GLA (Group Living), 25. Welcome to Berkeley Signage, 26. a.&b. Home Share, 27. Small Sites Housing, 28. Objects on Sidewalks., Information Report: Berkeley Microgrid Project 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 

Commission on Aging, Wed, Oct 17, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: Electric Scooters 

**Special Hearing on Community Needs with Homeless, Housing Advisory, Human Welfare & Community Action, Children, Youth & Recreation Commissions, Wed, Oct 17, 6:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St. South Berkeley Senior Center, 

Mental Health Commission Fiscal/Program, Technology, Accountability Subcommittee, Wed, Oct 17, 11:00 am 2180 Milvia, Pepperwood Room 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 

Design Review Committee, Thur, Oct 18, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: 2628 Shattuck Ave – Preliminary Design Review, 6-story mixed use, 78 units 

Fair Campaign Practices Commission, Thur, Oct 18, 7:00 pm, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, No Agenda posted, check before going 

Open Government Commission, Thur, Oct 18, 7:30 pm or 8:00 pm, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, No Agenda posted, check before going 

Public Works Commission and Parks and Waterfront Commission Capital Projects Subcommittee, Thur, Oct 18, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, 1326 Allston Way, Building A Willow Room, Agenda: T1 Bond Measure 

**Police Review Commission, Thur, Oct 18, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St, South Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: BPD Presentation of De-escalation Training Program for Police Officers 

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Product Panel of Experts, Thur, Oct 18, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St, South Berkeley Senior Center 

Transportation Commission, Thur, Oct 18, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 1901 Hearst Ave, North Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: Discussion with AC transit Rep, one-way car share, T-Bond, Pedestrian Plan, Stop Sign Warrants 

Friday, October 19, 2018 

No City meetings found 

Saturday, October 20, 2018 

**Berkeley Neighborhood Council (BNC) Forum with Planning Director Timothy Burroughs, Sat Oct 20, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, 2939 Ellis, South Berkeley Senior Center, 

Sunday, October 21, 2018 

No City Sponsored Events Found 



The meeting list is posted in the Berkeley Daily Planet under Berkeley Activist’s Calendar 


The meeting list is also posted on the Sustainable Berkeley Coalition website. 


When notices of meetings are found that are posted after Friday 5:00 pm they are added to the website schedule and preceded by LATE ENTRY 


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