Category Archives: City of Berkeley

New website on Berkeley City Council and other Berkeley News

Shirley Dean and Jackie McCormick’s new website has information on the Berkeley City Council and other Berkeley News and also has a community forum.  See: http://www.dailycal.org/article/112750/new_interactive_website_aims_to_increase_city_coun

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UC Announces Road Paving April 4-7

Here is an announcement from UC regarding road work: Repair of the asphalt on Piedmont Ave (between Bancroft and 2222 Piedmont) and on the north side of Rimway Road (roughly between Bowles Hall and Centennial Drive) is scheduled to take … Continue reading

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From Berkeley Public Works About Sewer Project

Good Morning, My name is Alex Kelser and I am a surveyor with the City of Berkeley.  I was one of the two folks who were working on Panoramic Way in November / December 2010, in fact, I am the … Continue reading

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The Panoramic Hill Zoning Ordinance – Update

Panoramic Hill (PH), is the only Residential District in Berkeley with its own zoning ordinance, which the Planning Department has been revising since 2008. One of the main changes is to link the number of off-street parking spaces required of … Continue reading

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Panoramic Hill Zoning Ordinance, and Traffic

This post is about two closely-related topics. Most of you are aware that the Berkeley part of the Hill has its own Zoning Ordinance. We’re zoned ES-R, while all other residential neighborhoods in Berkeley are zoned R-1 through R-5. The … Continue reading

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Ranked-Choice Voting comes to Berkeley, Oakland and San Leandro

When voters in three Alameda County cities open their ballots this November, they will be presented with a new way of choosing some elected officials. A flow chart about the new voting process has been provided by Supervisor Carson’s office.  … Continue reading

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