City Council Special Meeting eAgenda November 21, 2022
CALLING A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
BERKELEY CITY COUNCIL
In accordance with the authority in me vested, I do hereby call the Berkeley City Council in special session as follows:
Monday, November 21, 2022
Jesse Arreguin, Mayor
District 1 – Rashi Kesarwani
District 5 – Sophie Hahn
District 2 – Terry Taplin
District 6 – Susan Wengraf
District 3 – Ben Bartlett
District 7 – Rigel Robinson
District 4 – Kate Harrison
District 8 – Lori Droste
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1. Fair Workweek Ordinance; Adding Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.102 (Continued from November 3, 2022) (Reviewed by the Health, Life Enrichment, Equity & Community Committee) (Item contains revised and supplemental material)
Revised material (Supp 2)
From: Commission on Labor
Recommendation: Adopt first reading of the proposed Fair Workweek Ordinance, adding Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.102.
Policy Committee Recommendation: To forward the Commission on Labor’s item to Council with a positive recommendation to adopt the version of the ordinance dated “7/7/22” that was presented to the Health, Life Enrichment, Equity & Community Committee at the July 11, 2022 meeting.
Financial Implications: See report
Contact: Margot Ernst, Commission Secretary, (510) 981-5400
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official seal of the City of Berkeley to be affixed on this 18th day of November, 2022.
Jesse Arreguin, Mayor
Public Notice – this Proclamation serves as the official agenda for this meeting.
Date: November 18, 2022
Mark Numainville, City Clerk
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Item #1: Fair Workweek Ordinance; Adding Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.102
- Claire Kahane
- Andrea Mullarkey (2)