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What would you like the Berkeley City Council to consider when giving policy direction to the City Manager about formal comments on the University of California-Berkeley's draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report about the Upper Hearst project and increased enrollment?

This topic has 153 visitors and 58 statements. That's 2.9 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per statement. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council refer to the City Manager to provide a report of potential revisions to the zoning code to foster a broader range of housing types across Berkeley, particularly missing middle housing types, in areas with access to essential components of livability and other services?

This topic has 503 visitors and 279 responses. That's 14.0 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council adopt five cannabis-related ordinances to clarify cannabis business operational and development standards, conform to state law, create a path to allow Retail Nursery Microbusinesses, restrict cannabis advertising, and allow temporary cannabis events at Cesar Chavez Park?

This topic has 222 visitors and 72 responses. That's 3.6 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council allow the Apothecarium, a Council-approved cannabis business, to locate at 2312 Telegraph Avenue?

This topic has 415 visitors and 156 responses. That's 7.8 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Please let us know what you understand about Berkeley's smoke-free housing ordinance.

This topic has 212 visitors and 91 responses. That's 4.6 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council create an official Vision Zero Task Force, request that the City Manager hold Vision Zero community events, and request that the City Manager hold a Vision Zero Action Plan worksession for eliminating fatal and severe traffic injuries?

This topic has 331 visitors and 166 responses. That's 8.3 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council direct the City Manager to issue an RFP for the development of the West Berkeley Service Center site into a senior housing and services project consistent with Age Friendly Berkeley recommendations?

This topic has 113 visitors and 41 responses. That's 2.1 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Please tell us about your experience.

This topic has 182 visitors. It is now closed to participation.

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Tell us what you think!

This topic has 834 visitors and 363 responses. That's 18.2 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council adopt a first reading of the Single Use Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance?

This topic has 236 visitors and 112 responses. That's 5.6 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the Council adopt an Ordinance to streamline and clarify the permitting process for small businesses in commercial districts by making amendments related to parking, food service categories, change of use, new business types, recreational uses, and standards for serving beer and wine?

This topic has 165 visitors and 80 responses. That's 4.0 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council support the convening of a visioning process to inform the Council’s future recommendation to the Planning Commission on the land use regulations for the Pacific Steel Casting site.

This topic has 238 visitors and 96 responses. That's 4.8 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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City Council recently approved installation of cameras at San Pablo Park as a way to deter and investigate crimes. The action came in light of a recent, daytime shooting. The City would like to get some community input about the installation of cameras at other City parks.

This topic has 461 visitors and 240 responses. That's 12.0 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council adopt an Ordinance amending BMC Chapter 14.48, “Miscellaneous Use of Streets and Sidewalks” and adopt the proposed Administrative Regulation on Temporary Non-Commercial Objects in Sidewalks and in Parklets, Pursuant to BMC Section 14.48.120?

This topic has 416 visitors and 141 responses. That's 7.1 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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What should the City Council consider when developing cannabis regulations?

This topic has 328 visitors and 115 responses. That's 5.8 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council refer to the City Manager to look into how other cities use permitting to manage RV parking and suggest a permit process that Council can consider to enable RV parking but place some sensible limits?

This topic has 508 visitors and 209 responses. That's 10.5 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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As a Berkeley business leader, tell us more about how Berkeley can support you!

This topic has 711 visitors and 198 responses. That's 9.9 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council adopt first reading of an ordinance requiring the registration of lobbyists and regulating lobbying activity in the City of Berkeley, and an amendment to the existing Revolving Door Ordinance?

This topic has 135 visitors and 45 responses. That's 2.3 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Should the City Council adopt first reading of an Ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 12.92 to specify the time period after which vacant residential buildings meet a condition of unlawful nuisance?

This topic has 311 visitors and 100 responses. That's 5.0 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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Tell us your concerns about disasters and preparing for them.

This topic has 751 visitors and 248 responses. That's 12.4 hours of public comment @ 3 minutes per response. It is now closed to participation.

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