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File #: 13-0756    Version: Name: Amendments To Public Safety & Violence Prevention Ballot Measure
Type: City Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2014 In control: * Special Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland City Council and the Youth Advisory Commission
On agenda: 7/29/2014 Final action: 7/29/2014
Title: Subject: Amendments To Public Safety & Violence Prevention Ballot Measure From: Office Of The City Administrator Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution, Amending Resolution No. 85110 C.M.S., On The City Council's Own Motion Submitting To The November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election, A Proposed Ordinance To Maintain The Current Special Parcel Tax And The Parking Tax Surcharge For Police Services And Violence Prevention Strategies, To Address Violent Crime And To Improve Public Safety In The City Of Oakland, And Directing The City Clerk To Fix The Date For Submission Of Arguments And Provide For Notice And Publication In Accordance With The November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election This Item Is Re-Noticed Because At The July 15, 2014 City Council Meeting The City Council Adopted Significant Substantive Changes To The Resolution That Required Continuing The Item To July 29, 2014. The City Attorney Has Reviewed The Videotape And The Changes That The Council Considered On The Floor...
Attachments: 1. View Report.pdf, 2. 85149 C.M.Spdf
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Subject:      Amendments To Public Safety & Violence Prevention Ballot Measure
From:            Office Of The City Administrator
Recommendation:  Adopt A Resolution, Amending Resolution No. 85110 C.M.S., On The City Council's Own Motion Submitting To The November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election, A Proposed Ordinance To Maintain The Current Special Parcel Tax And The Parking Tax Surcharge For Police Services And Violence Prevention Strategies, To Address Violent Crime And To Improve Public Safety In The City Of Oakland, And Directing The City Clerk To Fix The Date For Submission Of Arguments And Provide For Notice And Publication In Accordance With The November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election
 
This Item Is Re-Noticed Because At The July 15, 2014 City Council Meeting The City Council Adopted Significant Substantive Changes To The Resolution That Required Continuing The Item To July 29, 2014.  The City Attorney Has Reviewed The Videotape And The Changes That The Council Considered On The Floor On July 15, 2014 And Has Determined That The Reduction Of Budgeted And Maintained Sworn Police Personnel Positions From 700 To 678 And A No Layoff Provision Were Significant Substantive Changes To The Measure That Were Not Included In The June 24, 2014 Public Safety Committee's Recommendations To Council.   
 
Significant Substantive Changes Approved By The Council On July 15, 2014 Include A No Layoff Provision And A Requirement That The Council Budget And Maintain Staffing Of 678 Sworn Police Personnel.  In Addition, City Administration Proposes An Exemption From The Tax For Churches And Public Schools, And Revisions To Clarify The Use Of Findings For Staffing Shortfall Exceptions, To Clarify The Duration Of Suspension/Reduction Of Taxes And Parking Fees For Staffing Shortfalls, And To Clarify That Suspension/Reduction Of Collection Is Proportional To The Number Of Days Of Shortfall.