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Meeting Name: *Rules & Legislation Committee Agenda status: SUPPLEMENTAL
Meeting date/time: 5/5/2022 10:30 AM Minutes status: DRAFT  
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22-0301 12 Report and RecommendationApproval Of The Draft Minutes From The Committee Meeting Of March 24, 2022   Not available Not available
22-0333 13.1 Informational ReportSubject: Mayor’s Commission On Persons With Disabilities (MCPD) Annual Report From: Transportation Department Recommendation: Receive The Mayor’s Commission On Persons With Disabilities (MCPD) Annual Report   Not available Not available
22-0154 13.2 Informational ReportSubject: Lake Merritt Parking Management Plan From: Transportation Department Recommendation: Receive An Informational Report On Interdepartmental Efforts To Support Safe Access To And Use Of Lake Merritt And Adopt The Following Pieces Of Legislation;   Not available Not available
22-0155 4  Ordinance1) An Ordinance Amending Oakland Municipal Code: (A) Section 10.36.140 To Add The Following Streets To The List Of Approved Parking Meter Zones: Bellevue Avenue From Perkins Street To Grand Avenue, Lakeshore Avenue From Macarthur Boulevard To Lake Merritt Boulevard, Lake Merritt Boulevard From East 12th Street To Oak Street And Lakeside Drive From 17th Street To Jackson Street; And (B) Section 10.36.090 To Remove Sundays As Holidays In Support Of Districts That Would Benefit From All Week Parking Meter Management; And (C) Sections 10.36.015 And 10.36.020 To Add Pay-By-Plate As A Meter Payment Method; And 2) Adopting Appropriate California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings; And   Not available Not available
22-0156 4  City Resolution2) A Resolution: (A) Authorizing The City Administrator To Implement The Lake Merritt Parking Management Plan By Installing Parking Meters, Signs And Curb Paint On The Following Streets And Designating Them As Flexible Parking Zones: Bellevue Avenue From Perkins Street To Grand Avenue, Lakeshore Avenue From Macarthur Boulevard To Lake Merritt Boulevard, Lake Merritt Boulevard From East 12thstreet To Oak Street And Lakeside Drive From 14th Street To Harrison Street; (B) Appropriating $250,000 Dollars From Available Fund Balance In The General Purpose Fund For Materials And Labor; (C) Waiving The Competitive Request For Proposals/Qualifications (RFP/Q) Competitive Selection Requirement And The Local Business/Small Local Business Requirements And Amending And Extending The Existing Professional Services Agreement With Park Mobile USA, Inc. (“Park Mobile”)For Up To One Year In An Amount Not To Exceed Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) For The Reimbursement Of Transaction Fees Charged To Parkers; (D) Waiving The RFP/Q Competitive Selection Requirement And The Local Business   Not available Not available
22-0309 13.3 City ResolutionSubject: TDA Article 3 FY22-23 Funds Approval From: Transportation Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator To (1) Apply For, Accept, And Appropriate Up To Three Hundred And Eighty Thousand Dollars ($380,000.00) In Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-23 State Transportation Development Act Article 3 Funds As Follows: A: East 20th Street Stairpath Rehabilitation, One Hundred And Ten Thousand Dollars ($110,000); B: Wilson And Palmer Stair Path Rehabilitation Project, One Hundred And Twenty Thousand Dollars ($120,000); C: Cityracks Bicycle Parking Program, Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000); D: Bicyclist Signage Program, Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000); And (2) Adopting Appropriate California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings   Not available Not available
22-0370 13.4 City ResolutionSubject: State Of California Local Housing Trust Fund Grant Program From: Housing And Community Development Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator To Apply For, Accept, And Appropriate Up To $5 Million In Funds From The California Department Of Housing And Community Development Under The Local Housing Trust Fund Program For Affordable Housing Production Programs   Not available Not available
22-0371 13.5 City ResolutionSubject: Resolution Declaring The City of Oakland’s Commitment to Abortion Access From: Pro Tempore Thao, Vice Mayor Kaplan, And Council President Bas Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Declaring The City Of Oakland’s Commitment To Abortion Access By: (1) Declaring The City Of Oakland A Right-To-Choose Sanctuary City; (2) Calling On The State Of California And Alameda County To Ensure Adequate Funding For Reproductive Healthcare, Including Abortions; And (3) Reaffirming Support Of Codifying The Right To An Abortion Into Federal Law Via House Bill 3755, The Women’s Health Protection Act Of 2021 (Lee & Chu) [NEW TITLE]   Not available Not available
22-0372 13.6 City ResolutionSubject: 2022 Summer Food Service Program From: Office Of The City Administrator Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution 1. Accepting And Appropriating A Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Grant From The California Department Of Education (CDE) In The Amount Of $426,870; And 2. Awarding Professional Services Agreements (PSA) To Uptons, Inc. (DBA School Foodies) In An Amount Not To Exceed $227,500 And To Flo’s Friendly Foods In An Amount Not To Exceed $304,800 To Provide Food Services From May 30, 2022 Through July 29, 2022; And 3. Accepting And Appropriating Additional SFSP Grant Monies That Become Available From The CDE And Donations From Private Sources For The Period Of May 30, 2022 Through July 29, 2022; And 4. Authorizing Amendments To The Above PSAS To Increase The Not To Exceed Amounts Within The Term Of May 30, 2022 Through July 29, 2022   Not available Not available
22-0373 13.7 City ResolutionSubject: Petition For Annexation From: Oakland Area GHAD Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Accepting Petition For Annexation Of The Oak Knoll Development And Directing A Public Hearing Be Held On June 7, 2022 For The Request For Annexation   Not available Not available
22-0380 13.8 City ResolutionSubject: E. 12th Street Median Encampment Resident Transition Donation From: Council President Bas Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Accepting And Appropriating A Donation Of Funds In An Amount Not To Exceed $150,000 From Alameda County To Support Transitioning Residents Of The E 12th Street Median Encampment To Stable Housing; And Authorizing The City Administrator To Enter Into An Agreement With Alameda County To Receive Said Funds   Not available Not available
22-0383 13.9 City ResolutionSubject: Honoring AKA Xi Gamma Omega Chapter From: Councilmember Taylor And Councilmember Reid Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Honoring The Xi Gamma Omega Chapter Of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated On The Chapter’s 40th Anniversary, Recognizing Their Dedication To The Community, And Raising $40,000 For Scholarships For Local Students   Not available Not available
22-0378 13.10 City ResolutionSubject: OFCY FY2022-2023 Grant Awards From: Human Services Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Waiving The City’s Local And Small Local Business Enterprise Program (L/SLBE) Requirements And Authorizing The City Administrator To Negotiate And Execute Grant Agreements Between The City Of Oakland And Various Non-Profit And Public Agencies To Provide Direct Services For Children And Youth In An Amount Not To Exceed $17,817,382 For Fiscal Year 2022-2023, With An Option To Approve One-Year Grant Renewals In Fiscal Years 2023-2024 And 2024-2025 Pending Council Approval   Not available Not available
22-0379 13.11 Informational ReportSubject: Emerald New Deal Healing And Reparations Fund From: Councilmember Taylor, Reid And Gallo Recommendation: Receive An Informational Report On The Emerald New Deal Healing And Reparations Fund Proposed To (A) Establish The “Emerald New Deal Fund”, A Fund Of The City Of Oakland, To Provide Community And Economic Development Services And/Or Programs That Address The Racially Inequitable Impacts Of The War On Drugs On Individuals, Families, And Communities In Our City; (B) Deposit The Revenue Of The Cannabis Business Tax Into The Hereby Established “Emerald New Deal Fund”; And (C) Establish An “Emerald New Deal Fund Oversight Commission” As A Commission Of The City Of Oakland To Recommend Strategic Investments Of The Emerald New Deal Fund   Not available Not available
22-0119 33.12 Informational ReportSubject: Study Session On The General Plan Update From: Planning And Building Department Recommendation: Receive An Informational Presentation On Key Background Conditions Presented In The Map Atlas And The Environmental Justice And Racial Equity Baseline; And (B) Presentation On The Environmental Justice Communities Screening Analysis; And (C) Presentation On Community Engagement And Outreach Received; And (D) Receive Public Comments And Provide Initial Feedback To Staff On The Vision, Guiding Principles And Equity Framework For The General Plan Update To Guide Baseline General Plan Policy Development And (E) Receive Public Comments And Provide Feedback To Staff On The Draft Housing Element; And (F) Continue This Item To The June 28, 2022, CED Meeting To Review The Draft Equity Framework   Not available Not available
22-0253 23.13 City ResolutionSubject: Façade And Tenant Improvement Program Modifications From: Economic And Workforce Development Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator Or Designee To Amend The Facade Improvement Program And Tenant Improvement Program To: 1) Expand The Program Eligibility Citywide With A Priority Focus On Priority Underinvested Commercial Corridors; 2) Waive Matching Grant Requirements For Grants Up To $25,000; 3) Allow Staggered Reimbursements Of Project Costs; 4) Include Retail Cannabis Businesses As An Eligible Business Type; 5) Allow Physical Upgrades Associated With Outdoor Dining In Conjunction With Flex Street Program Permitting; And 6) Allow Window Repair From Vandalism Up To $2,500 As An Eligible Program Expense; On The May 24, 2022 Special Community And Economic Development Committee Agenda   Not available Not available
22-0363 13.14 City ResolutionSubject: On-Call Planning Support Services From: Planning And Building Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution: 1. Authorizing The City Administrator To Negotiate, Award And Execute A Professional Services Agreement With InterWest Consulting Group In An Amount Not To Exceed Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) For On-Call Planning Permit Support Services On An As-Needed Basis, For A Period Of Three Years, Waiving The City's Local/Small Local Business (L/SLBE) Program Requirements; And 2. Appropriating Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) From The Development Services Fund (Fund 2415) Balance To Finance The Contract Awarded To InterWest Consulting Group To Provide On-Call Planning Permit Support Services On An As-Needed Basis; And 3. Making Appropriate California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings   Not available Not available
22-0376 13.15 City ResolutionSubject: Amend Rent Adjustment Ordinance To Establish Residential Rental Registry From: Housing And Community Development Department Recommendation: Adopt An Ordinance Amending The Rent Adjustment Ordinance (O.M.C. 8.22.010 Et Seq) And The Just Cause For Eviction Ordinance (O.M.C. 8.22.300 Et Seq) To (1) Create An Annual Requirement For Residential Rental Units In Which Rental Property Owners Of Units Subject To The Rent Program Service Fee Shall Be Required To Report Rent And Other Tenancy Information, As Set Forth In Section 8.22.520, (2) Require Owners To Provide Evidence Of Complying With Residential Rental Registration Requirement When Filing Rent Increase Petitions Or Responses To Tenant Petitions And (3) To Provide As A Tenant’s Affirmative Defense In An Eviction Action The Property Owner’s Failure To Comply With Registration Requirements Outlined In O.M.C. 8.22.510   Not available Not available
22-0366 13.16 City ResolutionSubject: Hoover Library Feasibility Study Consultant Award From: Oakland Public Works Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution: 1) Awarding A Professional Services Agreement For Architectural Design Services To Blink!Lab Architecture For An Amount Not-To-Exceed Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000.00) To Prepare A Feasibility Study For A New Hoover Branch Library (Project No. 1004856), With An Option To Amend Blink!Lab Architecture’s Agreement To Provide Grant Support Services For An Amount Not-To-Exceed Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) Upon Identification Of Additional Funding; 2) Authorizing The City Administrator To Apply For, Accept And Appropriate Future Grant Funds To Support The Design And Construction Of A New Hoover Branch Library; And 3) Adopting Appropriate California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings   Not available Not available
22-0367 13.17 City ResolutionSubject: Main Library Feasibility Study Consultant Award From: Oakland Public Works Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution: 1) Awarding A Professional Services Agreement For Architectural Design Services To Esherick Homsey Dodge And Davis, Architects (EHDD) For An Amount Not-To-Exceed Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($600,000.00) To Prepare A Feasibility Study For An Expanded Or Relocated Main Library (Project No. 1004858), With An Option To Amend EHDD’S Agreement To Provide Grant Support Services For An Amount Not-To-Exceed Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000.00) Upon Identification Of Additional Funding; 2) Authorizing The City Administrator To Apply For, Accept And Appropriate Future Grant Funds To Support The Design And Construction Of An Expanded Or Relocated Main Library; And 3) Adopting Appropriate California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings   Not available Not available
22-0382 13.18 City ResolutionSubject: Emerald New Deal Healing And Reparations Fund From: Councilmember Taylor Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution 1) On The City Council’s Own Motion Submitting To The Voters At the November 8, 2022 Election, A Proposed Ordinance Amending The Oakland Municipal Code To (A) Establish The “Emerald New Deal Fund”, A Fund Of The City Of Oakland, To Provide Community And Economic Development Services And/Or Programs That Address The Racially Inequitable Impacts Of The War On Drugs On Individuals, Families, And Communities In Our City; (B) Deposit The Revenue Of The Cannabis Business Tax Into The Hereby Established “Emerald New Deal Fund”; And (C) Establish An “Emerald New Deal Fund Oversight Commission” As A Commission Of The City Of Oakland To Recommend Strategic Investments Of The Emerald New Deal Fund; And 2) Directing The City Clerk To Take All Actions Necessary Under Law To Prepare For And Conduct The November 8, 2022 Election; On The May 26, 2022 Rules And Legislation Committee Agenda   Not available Not available
22-0384 13.19 City ResolutionSubject: Opposition Of Proposed Voter Initiative That Would Limit Raising Taxes From: Councilmember Kalb Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution In Opposition To Proposed California Voter Initiative Constitutional Amendment Ballot Proposition That Would Create Limits On The Authority Of Elected Governmental Bodies And Voters To Raise Taxes And Certain Regulatory Fees By (1) Requiring Statewide Voter Approval For New Taxes Created By Two-Thirds Of The State Legislature; (2) Limiting Voter Ability To Pass Voter-Initiated Local Special Taxes By Raising Vote Threshold To Two-Thirds; (3) Eliminating Voters Ability To Advise On The Same Ballot How To Spend Revenues From A Proposed Local General Tax; And (4) Creating A Voter Approval Requirement For Certain Regulatory Fees   Not available Not available
22-0307 23.20 Informational ReportSubject: Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Business Assistance Fund - Program Outcomes From: Economic And Workforce Development Department Recommendation: Receive An Informational Report Evaluating Outcomes From The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Business Assistance Fund; On The June 7, 2022 City Council Agenda On Consent   Not available Not available
22-0377 13.21 OrdinanceSubject: Ordinance To Modify The CPI Rent Adjustment From: Councilmember Fife Recommendation: Adopt An Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.22 Of The Oakland Municipal Code (Residential Rent Adjustments And Evictions) To (1) Make The Annual Permissible Rent Increase For Covered Units 60% Of The Percentage Increase In The Consumer Price Index Or 3%, Whichever Is Lower And (2) Align Annual Adjustment Period With State Law; On The June 7, 2022 City Council Agenda On Non-Consent   Not available Not available
22-0381 13.22 City ResolutionSubject: Celebrating Deputy Fire Chief Melinda Drayton From: Council President Bas and Chief Reginald Freeman Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Honoring And Celebrating Deputy Fire Chief Melinda Drayton, MA, FSEDI, For Her Leadership, Vision, Service And Commitment To The City Of Oakland And Congratulating Her Upon Her Retirement; On The June 7, 2022 City Council Agenda As A Ceremonial   Not available Not available
22-0385 13.23 City ResolutionSubject: Lowell Park Basketball Court Resurfacing Gift From: Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution 1) Accepting A Gift Of In-Kind Services From Project Backboard For Lowell Park Outdoor Basketball Court Resurfacing Valued In An Amount Not To Exceed One Hundred Thirty-Two Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($132,700) And 2) Authorizing The City Administrator To Execute A Contract In The Amount Of One Dollar ($1.00) With Project Backboard And Dryco, Inc., The Construction Vendor Selected To Perform The Services, To Authorize The Work On City Property; On The June 7, 2022 City Council Agenda On Non Consent   Not available Not available
22-0364 13.24 City ResolutionSubject: Delinquent Real Property Transfer Taxes Assessment Of Liens From: Finance Department Recommendation: Adopt One Of The Following Options; 1) A Resolution Accepting And Confirming Reports Of The City Administrator On The Costs Incurred By The City Of Oakland For Delinquent Real Property Transfer Taxes And Authorizing The Recordation Of Liens With Administrative And Assessment Charges As Necessary Pursuant To Chapter 4.20 Of The Oakland Municipal Code, And Directing The Notice Of Lien And Assessment Charges Be Turned Over To The County Tax Collector For Collection; Or   Not available Not available
22-0365 1  City Resolution2) A Resolution Overruling Protests And Objections And Accepting And Confirming Reports Of The City Administrator On The Costs Incurred By The City Of Oakland For Delinquent Real Property Transfer Taxes And Authorizing The Recordation Of Liens With Administrative And Assessment Charges As Necessary Pursuant To Chapter 4.20 Of The Oakland Municipal Code, And Directing The Notice Of Lien And Assessment Charges Be Turned Over To The County Tax Collector For Collection; On The June 21, 2022 City Council Meeting As A Public Hearing   Not available Not available
22-0368 23.25 City ResolutionSubject: Mandatory Delinquent Trash Fees 2021 and 2022 From: Finance Department Recommendation: Adopt One Of The Following Options; 1) A Resolution Accepting And Confirming Reports Of The City Administrator For Delinquent Trash Service Fees With Administrative And Special Assessment Charges As Necessary Pursuant To Chapter 8.28 Of The Oakland Municipal Code, And Directing The Notice Of Special Assessment Charges Be Turned Over To The County Tax Collector For Collection For The Monthly Periods Of April, May, June 2021, January, February, March 2022 and Quarterly Periods Of July-September 2021 and April-June 2022 (Option 1); Or   Not available Not available
22-0369 1  City Resolution2) A Resolution Overruling Protests And Objections And Accepting And Confirming Reports Of The City Administrator For Delinquent Trash Service Fees With Administrative And Special Assessment Charges As Necessary Pursuant To Chapter 8.28 Of The Oakland Municipal Code, And Directing The Notice Of Special Assessment Charges Be Turned Over To The County Tax Collector For Collection For The Monthly Periods Of April, May, June 2021, January, February, March 2022 And Quarterly Periods Of July-September 2021 And April-June 2022 (Option 2); On The June 21, 2022 City Council Meeting Agenda As A Public Hearing   Not available Not available
22-0302 14 Report and RecommendationReview Of Draft Agendas And Review Of Pending Lists For Council And Committee Meetings   Not available Not available
22-0351 1  Informational ReportSubject: Informational Report On The Provisional Tax Exemption Or Tax Reduction For Certain Owner-Occupied Residential Rental Properties From: Council President Bas And Councilmember Fife Recommendation: Receive An Informational Report From The Finance Department On Ordinance No. 13579 C.M.S. Which Provides A Provisional Tax Exemption Or Tax Reduction For Certain Owner-Occupied Residential Rental Properties Under Certain Conditions, Including Information On Outreach And Implementation   Not available Not available
22-0318 16 City ResolutionSubject: Housing, Residential Rent And Relocation Board Appointment From: Office Of The Mayor Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Confirming The Mayor’s Appointment Of Merika Reagan As A Tenant Alternate Member To The Housing, Residential Rent And Relocation Board   Not available Not available