The Agenda: Alameda Point property manager, speakeasy's new doors and more

The Agenda: Alameda Point property manager, speakeasy's new doors and more

Michele Ellson

UPDATED with corrected information in BOLD 11:16 a.m. Friday, November 8

For the week of November 4, 2013

SUCCESSOR AGENCY OVERSIGHT BOARD

The Successor Agency Oversight Board meets at 6 p.m. Monday, November 4 in Conference Room 360 at City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will consider approval of a long-range property management plan detailing the future for two agency-owned properties, Alameda Point and a 0.8-acre parcel adjacent to it.

More information: Additional information is available on the city’s website.

SOCIAL SERVICE HUMAN RELATIONS BOARD

The Social Service Human Relations Board meets at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, November 5 in Conference Room 360 of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The Alamedans Together Against Hate and Human Relations workgroups will conduct a joint meeting.

More information: Additional information is available on the city’s website.

CITY COUNCIL

The City Council will conduct a series of meetings beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 5 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: At 6 p.m., the council and the Public Utilities Board will conduct a closed-door meeting to discuss the Nuveen and Vectren bondholder lawsuits; the council will also conduct a performance evaluation for City Attorney Janet Kern and discuss a new lease for Fortmann Marina at its existing location. At 6:59 p.m. the council, acting as the Successor Agency to the Community Improvement Commission, will accept the city’s fourth quarter financial report. At 7 p.m., the council will receive a report on the Planning and Building divisions’ efforts to be more customer-friendly; approve a general plan amendment to permit development of an assisted living facility on the site of a former Chevy’s restaurant; revise fee schedules for the Community Development Department, fire and public works departments; approve a lease amendment for Turn Key Show Productions, at Alameda Point; consider approval of an ordinance permitting business owners to set up portable “A-frame” signs; consider approving revisions to the local building code to make it consistent with the state’s; approve leasing agreement for the Alameda Unified School Districts for its high school pools; consider approving a new contract for a leasing and property management firm for the city, including Alameda Point; approve of evaluation criteria for development proposals at Alameda Point; and receive a presentation on the use of exclusive negotiating agreements for potential Alameda Point developers.

More information: Additional information is available on the city’s website. The meeting can be viewed live on Comcast cable channel 15, AT&T cable channel 99 and on the city’s website.

BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 5 in the Alameda High School cafeteria, 2201 Encinal Avenue (entrance on Central Avenue).

On the agenda: The board will approve a proclamation honoring California Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month; receive recommendations from the League of Women Voters of Alameda on enhancing open government; conduct a public hearing on renewing the Nea Community Learning Center’s charter; and receive presentations on Common Core State Standards, the district’s performance management system and kindergarten roundup 2014. The board will also consider approval of several items by voice vote, including a lease agreement with the city for the district’s high school pools and values and principals for the facilities master plan process.

More information: An agenda and materials are available via the school district’s website.

MEASURE A OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The Measure A Oversight Committee meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 7 in the Ballena Bay Conference Room at Alameda Unified School District headquarters, 2060 Challenger Drive.

On the agenda: The committee will receive a presentation of and discuss a draft annual report from district staff and discuss a draft annual report from the committee and an agenda for the committee's next meeting.

More information: An agenda is available on the school district's website.

HISTORICAL ADVISORY BOARD

The Historical Advisory Board meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 7 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will consider approval of a proposal to replace doors on the former bank at 1400 Park Street, which is expected to become home to a speakeasy-themed restaurant and lounge, and will set its meeting schedule for 2014.

More information: Additional information is available on the city’s website. The meeting can be viewed live on Comcast cable channel 15, AT&T cable channel 99 and on the city’s website.

COMING UP

Golf Commission, 6:30 p.m. Monday, November 12 in the Ladies Lounge at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex, 1 Clubhouse Memorial Road.

Planning Board, 7 p.m. Monday, November 13 in council chambers in City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Agenda

Recreation and Park Commission, 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 in council chambers in City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Agenda