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Thank you to Matt Bomberg and Colin Dentel-Post from the Alameda County Transportation Commission, Councilmember Kate Harrison, and the several neighborhood groups for their presentations Saturday! It was unfortunate that Planning Commissioner Chip Moore was unable to attend, and we wish him a speedy recovery and hope his power has been restored.
Did you miss the January meeting? Watch the video here. The agenda is included below to help you navigate the video, but note that times are approximate.
10:00-10:45 San Pablo Corridor Planning – Alameda County Transportation Commission – Matthew Bomberg, Senior Transportation Engineer; Colin Dentel-Post, Principal Transportation Planner.
11:10-11:30 Housing Element – (Planning Commissioner Chip Moore was unable to attend, so this item was discussed after the Affordable Housing Mitigation Fees)
10:45-11:10 Changes to Affordable Housing Mitigation Fees – Vice Mayor Kate Harrison
11:30-12:40 Community Updates
Update on BART Station Developments – Tony Corman
Update on 1598 University Ave Development – Elizabeth Kowal
Planned changes for Hopkins Street – Friends of Hopkins Street (SaveHopkins.org) Donna DeDiemar and Bryce Nesbitt
Proposal to reduce public participation at City Council Meetings – Reforms to public comment at City Council Meetings
Next Monthly BNC Meeting: Saturday, February 11, 2023 10am to noon
Donations to BNC are appreciated and can be made via PayPal (see below) or mailed to: BNC, 1 Hazel Rd., Berkeley 94705
To keep abreast of all the city meetings, please check your email for Kelly Hammargren’s weekly list.
What BNC Is All About
The Berkeley Neighborhoods Council (BNC) is a coalition of neighborhood groups of residents from all parts of Berkeley who have come together over such issues as development, traffic, crime, parks and open space, disaster preparedness, and the environment.
2023 Participating Organizations:
1528 University Tower
Alameda County Transportation Commission
Bateman Neighborhood Association
Berkeley Citizens Action
Claremont-Elmwood Neighborhood Association
Clean Air Berkeley
Friends of Adeline
Friends of Hopkins St. (SaveHopkins.org)
LeConte Neighborhood Association
McGee-Spaulding Neighbors in Action
Neighbors of 1201 San Pablo
Neighbors of 2902 Adeline
North Berkeley Neighborhood Alliance
Panoramic Hills Association
Save Berkeley’s Neighborhoods
Save Our Claremont
Solar Rights Committee
Willard Neighborhood Association