2011

Date Item  Vote  Pass?
1/18/11 Proclamation: Recognition of RISE 8-0-0 Yes
1/25/11 Proclamation: Recognition of Irving Van Ford’s Distinguished 100 Years of Life 8-0-0 Yes
2/8/11 Support of Assembly Bill 153, Authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner 9-0-0 Yes
2/8/11 Persian Center for Persian New Year Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
2/8/11 Calling Pacifica Radio to Negotiate in Good-Faith 8-0-0 Yes
2/15/11 Pacific Gas and Electric - National Pipeline Safety 9-0-0 Yes
2/15/11 Temporary Operation Extension for the Warm Water Pool 9-0-0 Yes
2/15/11 Support of Assembly Bill 37, Authored by Assemblymember Jared Huffman 5-3-0 Yes
3/8/11 Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 9-0-0 Yes
3/8/11 Support Wisconsin State and Local Government Employees 9-0-0 Yes
3/8/11 Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Section 9.32.020 to Permit Chair Massages as an Incidental Service 9-0-0 Yes
3/8/11 Starting Public Hearings at a Set Time 9-0-0 Yes
3/22/11 K to College School Supply Initiative: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
3/22/11 Proclamation: 2011 César Chávez Commemorative Period 9-0-0 Yes
3/22/11 The PEOPLE'S (Preventing Early Obituaries by Proposing Logical Economic Solutions) Budget Alternative 7-0-2 Yes
3/29/11 Supporting Assembly Bill 1081, Regarding Local Government Participation in the Federal Secure Communities Program 9-0-0 Yes
3/29/11 Mario's La Fiesta: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
3/29/11 Proclamation Congratulating the Winners of the 2011 César E. Chávez Commemoration Writing Contest 9-0-0 Yes
3/29/11 City Sponsorship of the 2011 San Francisco LGTB Pride Parade 9-0-0 Yes
4/26/11 North Shattuck Association Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
4/26/11 City Sponsorship of the North Shattuck Avenue Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival 9-0-0 Yes
4/26/11 Tenant Screening Fees Ordinance, Adding BMC Chapter 13.78 (Revised Agenda Material) 9-0-0 Yes
5/3/11 Supporting Senate Bill 184, Amending State Law to Allow Local Governments to Create Inclusionary Housing Requirements 9-0-0 Yes
5/3/11 Supporting Senate Bill 337, Prohibiting Landlords from Abridging Tenant Free Speech Rights 6-0-3 Yes
5/17/11 Pacific Center: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
5/31/11 Proclamation Honoring the 45th Anniversary of Satellite Housing 9-0-0 Yes
5/31/11 Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Election of J. Stitt Wilson as Mayor of Berkeley 9-0-0 Yes
5/31/11 Support SB 104 Agricultural Workers Collective Bargaining Rights 9-0-0 Yes
5/31/11 Support AB 131: Financial Aid Eligibility for Undocumented Students 9-0-0 Yes
5/31/11 Support AB 1389: Unified State Standards for DUI Checkpoints and Vehicle Impoundments 8-0-1 Yes
6/7/11 2011 Berkeley Juneteenth Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
6/7/11 First Annual Berkeley LGBT Comedy Festival Week 9-0-0 Yes
6/14/11 Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee Ordinance, Adding BMC Section 22.20.065 6-1-2 Yes
6/14/11 Support AB 889 Employment Rights for Domestic Care Workers Tabled Tabled
6/14/11 Budget Referral: Persian Festival 9-0-0 Yes
6/14/11 Budget Referral and Co-Sponsorship: Downtown Berkeley MusicFest 9-0-0 Yes
6/14/11 Budget Referral: Berkeley Boosters 9-0-0 Yes
6/14/11 Budget Referral: EBAYC-R.I.S.E Program at Berkeley High School 9-0-0 Yes
6/14/11 Authorizing Submission of Concept Proposal for $2.4 Million from California Strategic Growth Council Urban Greening Program 9-0-0 Yes
6/28/11 Urging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to Stop the Audit of I-9 Forms at Pacific Steel Foundry
6-0-3 Yes
6/28/11 Referral to City Manager: Revisions to Affidavit of Residency Ordinance to Reduce Paperwork  8-0-0 Yes 
7/12/11  Approval of City Co-Sponsorship: Center Street Movie Nights  9-0-0 Yes 
7/12/11  Approval of City Co-Sponsorship: Downtown Summer Noon Concert Series  9-0-0  Yes 
7/12/11  Allocating $90,000 from Childcare Mitigation Funds to Save BUSD 9.5 Hour Extended Day Pre-K Classrooms  Tabled  Tabled 
7/12/11  Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee: Scheduling Public Hearing and Preparing Resolution for Adoption 6-2-0 Yes 
7/19/11 Waiver of Fees for the Center Street Summer Cinema Series  9-0-0 Yes 
9/20/11  City Sponsorship of PEERS Mental Health and Wellness Walk  9-0-0 Yes 
9/20/11  Proclamation Declaring October 8, 2011 as Indigenous Peoples Day and Approving City Co-Sponsorship  9-0-0 Yes 
9/20/11  Rescind Pro Plastic Bag Edits to California’s Environmental Curriculum 6-0-3 Yes 
9/20/11  Stonewall Festival/Berkeley Pride: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  9-0-0 Yes 
9/20/11  City Co-Sponsorship: Berkeley Stonewall Festival  9-0-0  Yes 
9/20/11  City Sponsorship of the "Making Cents: Forging a New California in a Time of Crisis" Conference  9-0-0 Yes 
9/20/11  Referral to City Manager: Vacancy Registration Fee  9-0-0 Yes 
9/20/11  Referring to Planning Commission Revised Zoning Language Relating to the Sale of Non-Processed Edibles 9-0-0 Yes 
9/27/11  Options Recovery Services: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  9-0-0  Yes 
9/27/11  Proclamation in Honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Berkeley Video and Film Festival  9-0-0 Yes 
9/27/11  Sign On to United Farm Workers Petition to End Secure Communities Program  8-1-0  Yes 
9/27/11 Support Proclamation for National Coming Out Day October 11, 2011  9-0-0  Yes 
9/27/11  Supporting New Priorities Campaign to Reduce Military Spending  9-0-0 Yes 
10/25/11  Preventative Towing and Street Sweeping Ticket Information  8-0-0 Yes 
11/8/11  Proclamation Celebrating Resident Matilda Belz Pascoe's 100th Birthday (Revised Agenda Material) 9-0-0 Yes 
11/8/11  Possible New Council Chambers - Options and Accessibility  9-0-0  Yes 
11/15/11  Urging the County of Alameda to Amend Its Participation in Secure Communities  9-0-0  Yes 
11/15/11  City Manager Referral: Student Cooperatives Eligibility for Housing Trust Fund and Relationship to Affordable Housing Fee  9-0-0  Yes 
11/15/11  Official Visits for Army P.F.C. Bradley Manning  8-1-0  Yes 
12/6/11  News Helicopter Noise Impacts (Revised Agenda Material) 9-0-0 Yes 
12/6/11  No Smoking Signs in the Downtown  9-0-0  Yes 
12/6/11 Revisions to Demolition and Elimination of Dwelling Units Ordinance  9-0-0  Yes 
12/13/11 Support BAHIA’s 2011 Fundraiser: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  7-0-0  Yes 
12/13/11  16th Anniversary Dinner Supporting the Multicultural Institute: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  7-0-0  Yes 
12/13/11  Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Saturday Enforcement  7-0-0  Yes 
12/13/11  Stop UC Police Violence – Support Students, Faculty and Staff  7-0-0 Yes 

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