City Council Meeting Summary February 19, 2013
City Council Meeting Summary – February 19, 2013
• A Proclamation was presented to Judy Lieberman, in recognition of her many years of service, including several years as the Assistant City Manager.
• The City Council reviewed an appeal of Planning and Zoning Commission decision approving an AT&T Wireless antenna facility at 1035 San Pablo Avenue. The Council upheld the decision of the Planning & Zoning Commission to allow for an AT&T wireless facility, however the Council added a Condition of Approval that AT&T will be required to conduct testing of radio frequency levels every two years per the City’s Ordinance.
• The City Council approved letters of support for Assembly Bills 39, 48 and 127 as introduced by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner.
• Discussion regarding the concept of a gun buy-back program for the City: the City Council requested staff conduct additional research regarding the concept of a gun buy-back program, and also research alternatives to a gun buy-back program including opportunities for targeted gun violence awareness outreach programs for at-risk youth/young adults.
The above summary is provided to serve as a brief update of action taken by the City Council as part of their Regular Meeting. The City Council meets regularly at 7:30pm on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, at the City Hall Council Chambers – 1000 San Pablo Avenue, Albany.
Meetings are also broadcast live on KALB Cable Channel 33, and streamed on the City’s Website.
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on March 4, 2013.