2013

Date Item  Vote  Pass?
1/29/13 Support of AB 48 Which Will Regulate the Sale of Ammunition in the State of California 9-0-0 Yes
1/29/13 Compassionate Sidewalks Plan (Revised Agenda Material) 9-0-0 Yes
1/29/13 Support of Assembly Bill 5, The Homeless Bill of Rights and Fairness Act 9-0-0 Yes
2/5/13 Referral to City Manager: Exempting Chair Massage from Massage Establishment Permit Requirements 9-0-0 Yes
2/19/13 Naming Berkeley's Public Health Clinic for Ann Chandler 7-0-0 Yes
2/19/13 Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 7-0-0 Yes
3/5/13 Refer $25,000 to the FY 2013/2014 Budget Process to Expand K to College Service in Berkeley 9-0-0 Yes
3/5/13 The Persian Center for the Persian New Year Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 9-0-0 Yes
3/5/13 Opposing the Sale of the Berkeley Main Post Office 8-0-0 Yes
3/19/13 Support Assembly Bill 218, "Banning the Box" 8-0-0 Yes
3/19/13 Bring Rodrigo Home – Kids for Kids Resolution (Revised Agenda Material) 8-0-0 Yes
4/2/13 Urge President Obama to Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline 7-0-1 Yes
4/2/13 Support UNITE HERE! and the Workers at the Hyatt Hotels 8-0-0 Yes
4/2/13 Cesar Chavez Commemoration Event: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds 8-0-0 Yes
4/2/13 Compassionate Sidewalks Community Process 7-0-0 Yes
4/30/13 Increase the Minimum Wage in the City of Berkeley (Revised Agenda Material) 9-0-0 Yes
4/30/13 Status Report of the Vacancy Registration Fee 9-0-0 Yes
4/30/13 Referral to Animal Care Commission: Protected Primate Ordinance and Ban on Animal Testing 9-0-0 Yes
4/30/13 Supporting Assembly Bill 187, Ammunition Tax 9-0-0 Yes
4/30/13  Proclaiming May as Mental Health Month in the City of Berkeley 9-0-0  Yes 
4/30/13  Referral to City Manager: Restrictions on Check Cashing Stores  9-0-0 Yes 
4/30/13  Support AB 123 (Bonta) School Instruction on Filipino Farm Workers  9-0-0  Yes 
4/30/13  Proclamation Honoring Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month  9-0-0  Yes 
4/30/13  Pacific Center for Human Growth: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  9-0-0  Yes 
5/7/13  Supporting Senate Bill 603, Changes to State Security Deposit Law  9-0-0  Yes 
5/21/13  Support a Proclamation to Honor June as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Questioning and Intersex Pride Month and Authorize City Manager to Fly the Rainbow Flag for the Month of June 9-0-0  Yes 
5/21/13  Berkeley City Councilmembers Jointly Sign the CREDO Action Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance  5-0-4  Yes 
6/4/13  Access to Divisional Islands  9-0-0  Yes 
6/4/13  Positive Change Donation Box Program  9-0-0  Yes 
6/4/13  The Victory Garden Foundation: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  9-0-0  Yes 
6/4/13  City Co-Sponsorship: Downtown Berkeley MusicFest  9-0-0 Yes 
6/4/13  Support Postal Service Protection Act of 2013  9-0-0  Yes 
6/4/13  Assembly Bill 975: Charity Care  TABLED  TABLED 
6/11/13  Support CA State Senator Steinberg’s Proposal for Mental Health Care Improvements  9-0-0  Yes 
6/11/13  Assembly Bill 60: Driver’s Licenses Eligibility  9-0-0  Yes 
6/11/13  Budget Referral: Reduction in City Council Non-Personnel Office Budgets  4-1-4  No 
6/11/13  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 
6/25/13  Senate Bill 467: Email Privacy  9-0-0  Yes 
7/2/13  Support of Assembly Bill 551, Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones (UAIZ)  9-0-0  Yes 
7/2/13  Transverse Rumble Strips  9-0-0  Yes 
7/2/13  Marijuana Smoking, Tobacco Smoking and Alcohol Consumption by Minors, Particularly in the Environs of Civic Center Park (Revised materials 8-1-0  Yes 
7/16/13  City Sponsorship of BrasArte's Brazilian Day Festival  8-0-0  Yes 
7/16/13  BrasArte’s Brazil Day Festival: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  8-0-0  Yes 
7/16/13  Downtown Berkeley Association: Relinquishment of Council Office Budget Funds to General Fund and Grant of Such Funds  8-0-0  Yes 
7/16/13  Public Calendars (Revised Materials 3-0-5  No 
7/16/13  Proclamation in Honor of Kris Perry and Sandy Stier  8-0-0  Yes 
7/16/13  Establishing a Task Force to Improve Services to People Experiencing Mental Health Crises  8-0-0  Yes 
7/16/13  Referral to Planning Commission: Civic Center District Zoning Overlay  7-0-0  Yes 
9/10/13  Costs to the County, Cities, Families, and the Community of Persons with Mental Health Disabilities, who Present Themselves in Crises Multiple Times  9-0-0  Yes 
9/10/13  Genetically Modified Organism Labeling 8-0-1  Yes 
9/10/13  United Student District Amendment Redistricting Plan   8-1-0  Yes 
9/10/13  RFP for Development of Berkeley Way Parking Lot  9-0-0  Yes 
9/17/13  Red Curb Installation at Sacramento Street and Allston Way  9-0-0  Yes 
9/17/13  Proclamation Declaring October 5, 2013 as Indigenous Peoples Day and Approving City Co-Sponsorship  9-0-0  Yes 
9/17/13  Proclamation in Honor of Bisexual Pride Day and Bi Visibility Day  9-0-0  Yes 
9/17/13  Mercury Dental Amalgams 3-4-2  No 
10/29/13  Expedited Permit Processing for Targeted Retail Segments  TABLED  TABLED 
11/12/13  Zoning Amendments to Encourage New Businesses and Promote Economic Development Downtown and Citywide  8-0-0  Yes 
11/19/13  Portable Sign Pilot Program  9-0-0  Yes 
11/19/13  Salary Study for Mayor and Councilmembers  9-0-0  Yes 
11/19/13  Support Transgender Rights: Oppose the Deceptively Named Privacy for All Students Campaign  9-0-0  Yes 
11/19/13  Support Senate Bill 316 the Postal Service Protection Act of 2013, and Oppose Senate Bill 1486  9-0-0  Yes 
11/19/13  Referral to City Manager: Changes to the Municipal Code Regarding Affordable Housing Requirement Implementation 9-0-0  Yes 
12/3/13  Implementing Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones  9-0-0  Yes 
12/3/13  Referral to City Manager: Amendments to Tobacco-Free Multi-Unit Housing Ordinance  TABLED  TABLED 
12/3/13  Supporting City of Richmond’s Home Loan Principle Reduction Program (Revised Materials) 8-0-1  Yes 

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