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File #: 2021-1083   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021
Title: Minutes of the Special Meeting Held on May 20, 2021, the Continued May 18, 2021 Special Meeting Held on May 25, 2021, and the Regular Meeting Held on June 1, 2021. (City Clerk)
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Minutes of the Special Meeting Held on May 20, 2021, the Continued May 18, 2021 Special Meeting Held on May 25, 2021, and the Regular Meeting Held on June 1, 2021. (City Clerk)

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UNAPPROVED
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY- -MAY 20, 2021- -6:00 P.M.

Mayor Ezzy Ashcraft convened the meeting at 6:03 p.m. Councilmember Daysog led the Pledge of Allegiance.

ROLL CALL - Present: Councilmembers Daysog, Herrera Spencer, Knox White, Vella, and Mayor Ezzy Ashcraft - 4. [Note: The meeting was conducted via Zoom. Councilmember Herrera Spencer arrived at 6:11 p.m.]

Absent: None.

AGENDA ITEMS

(21- ) Mayor Ezzy Ashcraft suggested the budget and CIP workshops be heard together.

Councilmember Daysog moved approval of combining the items.

Councilmember Knox White seconded the motion, which carried by the following roll call vote: Councilmembers Daysog: Aye; Knox White: Aye; Vella: Aye; and Mayor Ezzy Ashcraft: Aye. Ayes: 4. [Absent: Councilmember Herrera Spencer - 1.]
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(21- ) Budget Workshop for Fiscal Years 2021-22 and 2022-23 to Provide Direction that will be Incorporated into Budget Adoption Hearing Materials for City Council Consideration in June 2021; and

(21- A) Budget Workshop for Fiscal Years 2021-22 and 2022-23 to Provide Direction on Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget.

The Senior Management Analyst, City Manager and Finance Director gave a brief presentation and answered questions from Council.

Read a letter on behalf of Transform Alameda regarding budget priorities, including commitments to racial, economic, environmental justice, housing security and community health and well being: Savanna Cheer, Alameda.

Urged Council to commit to changes discussed at previous meetings and budgetary shifts: Eve Gordon, Alameda.

Concurred with speaker Gordon; expressed concern regarding funding for Alameda Family Services and traffic and parking; stated more money needs to go towards traffic enforcement by non-sworn ...

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