REGULAR MEETING OF THE WATERFRONT COMMISSION
WEDNESDAY, November 8, 2000 AT 7:00 PM
Hs LORDSHIPS RESTAURANT
COMMISSION MEMBERS Mayor - Paul Kamen, Vice Chair District
1 -Brad Smith District 2
-Claudia Kawczynska, Chair District
3 – Vacancy District 4 –
Michael Minasian District 5 –Janet Cobb District 6 -
7 - Vacancy District 8 -
Mayor - Paul Kamen, Vice Chair District 1 -Brad Smith
District 2 -Claudia Kawczynska, Chair District 3 – Vacancy
District 4 – Michael Minasian District 5 –Janet Cobb
District 6 - Vacancy District 7 - Vacancy
District 8 - Joan Collignon
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A G E N D A
1. CALL TO ORDER Chair will call the meeting to order and Secretary will call the roll.
2. PUBLIC COMMENT Requests to speak must be submitted by 7:00 PM or prior to the end of Public Comment.
3. CONSENT CALENDAR
· Approval of Agenda.
· Approval of Minutes from the October 2000 meeting.
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS
6a Solar Calendar
Mr. Santiago Casals and Mr. John Roberts, Landscape Architect will present their proposal for a Cesar Chavez Memorial Calendar Project in Cesar Chavez Park. They have provided the Commission with an overview of the proposed project and a draft conceptual plan.
6b. The Kite Festival
Mr. Tom McAlister of High Line Kites will make a presentation on July’s Berkeley Kite Festival and plans for next year’s festival.
6c. Kite Buggies in Cesar Chavez Park
At its last meeting the Commission discussed safety measures regarding the use of Kite Buggies in Cesar Chavez Park. At that meeting Commissioner Kamen suggested rules for kite buggy use including a speed limit. Commissioner Kamen has revised his proposed rules and the Commission will continue its discuss of the topic. Users of Kite Buggies may also present their own suggestions for rules.
6d. The Marina Budget. The Commission’s Marina Budget Subcommittee will brief the Commission on their meeting with representatives from the City Manager’s Office on the issue of the Marina’s budget including obtaining grants for the Marina.
6e. Forum on the Oakland Waterfront
Commissioner Kamen will discuss his findings and participation at the Port of Oakland’s Forum on the Oakland Waterfront.
6f. Aquatic Park
The Commission will discuss operational issues effecting Aquatic Park. Bayer Corporation has offered to repair the dilapidated pump station and has provided a drawing, which the Commission will discuss. The Commission may discuss other issues including security concerns at the Park.
7a. Grant Applications
Staff has applied to the State of California Recreational Trails Program and the Coastal Conservancy for grants to rebuild the pedestrian pathway along the north side of University Avenue and to study and design a pathway for the Southern side of University Avenue respectively. The Commission will discuss the applications and may take action to endorse them.
7b. Additional Meeting to Consider the Draft Marina Plan and Waterfront Overview
The Commission will discuss and take action on scheduling an additional meeting in November to discuss the draft Marina Plan and Waterfront Overview.
8. INFORMATION ITEM
8a. Proposed RFP Guidelines for Use of Rod and Gun Club Building and the Bird Rescue Property
*Indicates that a written report is available.
Note: Any Information Report may be moved to an Action Report at the Chair's discretion.