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Thank you for coming out for our South Berkeley Town Hall!
It was a very spirited conversation about what is coming to our neighborhoods and what City Council thinks of it. Thank you to Councilmembers Ben Bartlett and Kate Harrison for sharing their ideas for the future. Thank you to Councilmember Mark Humbert for coming to hear our concerns.
Our apologies to the Zoom audience for the audio quality.
For those who missed the event, the video is available here until 4/23. The audio quality improved slightly as the meeting went on.
Please note that we are holding our April meeting one week later than usual on Saturday, April 15, 10 am to noon. Join us by Zoom:
669 444 9171 US
Meeting ID: 422 318 8307
Did you miss our March Meeting?
Watch it here. (Available until April 10)
10:00-10:15 Transportation issues – Meryl Siegal
10:15-11:45 Community Updates
BART Development – Tony Corman and Mari Mendonca
Hopkins Street Development – Donna Dediemar
Housing Element results – Shirley Dean
Demolition Ordinance – Paola LaVerde
Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee changes and segregation of housing – Janis Ching
South Shattuck developments – Town Hall with Ben Bartlett March 22, 2023 at Life Adventist Church of Berkeley: 2236 Parker St, 6:30-8pm. There will also be a Zoom link and the meeting will be recorded.
West Berkeley development – Meryl Siegal and Chris Kroll
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)
Le Conte 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