Berkeley Waterfront Commission
Agenda for 01-04-11
a) Call to Order
b) Public Comment
c) Approval of Agenda
d) Approval of previous minutes
e) Comments from the Chair
1) Status of Waterfront Commission
Report by staff. (Will we make the April 24 consent calendar?)
Action item: form subcommittee to expedite necessary procedures if
2) Status of Marina Ordinance
Action Item: Recommend that staff introduce Marina Ordinance as currently
written, corrected, and amended for council enactment at next available
council meeting. (Provide copies of latest version in packet.)
3) Marina Web Page
Action Item: Rates shown are seriously out of date and have been for years,
despite continual requests for updates. Recommend to City Manager that
Marina Staff be directed to submit updates to City Webmaster.
4) Marina Berthing Policies
Action Item - Written berthing policies:
A number of policies critical to smooth marina operation and good public
relations are not covered by the ordinance, but depend administrative policy.
Request Marina Supervisor to generate and updated written public document
covering policies for administration of the waiting list, berth transfers,
overhangs, live-aboards, and related issues. Form subcommittee if necessary.
5) Eastshore State Park
Report - Item 25 (pulled) from Council Agenda:
Report from Commission and Staff on background and implications of this item.
Action Item: Waterfront recommendations to Council and to Joint Commission,
and communication to various planning entities.
6) Audubon lease of structures in Aquatic Park
Status Report: by Ed Murphy or other staff.
Action Item: Recommendation to proceed on terms as proposed by Audubon or
on terms modified by Commission.
7) Berth Rates
Action Item - berth rates:
Commission approval of new berth rate proposal and recommendation that new
rates be approved by Council.
8) Status of Waterfront Commission Minutes and Agenda
Action item: Request staff to make electronic versions of all agenda available
at the time the packet is published, and all minutes available within one week
after approval of the minutes by the Commission.
9) Marina Vacancies
Monthly vacancy report by Staff.