YOU can help:

  • Save two beautiful, historic civic buildings from "demolition by neglect"
  • Make the Civic Center area "the heart of Berkeley"
  • Expand our city's cultural facilities

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Latest Updates

August 2022 – Bond Measure to Go on November Ballot

The City Council voted on August 3 to proceed with a $650 million bond measure. While the Civic Center is still included in “a long list of other infrastructure priorities such as improvements to Berkeley’s waterfront, parks, pools and civic center” [Berkeleyside], the $100 million for that category is an improvement over the June suggestion…

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July 2022 – Bond Measure Deliberations Continue

According to an 8/3/22 memo from the City Manager to the Mayor and Council: At the July 26, 2022 City Council meeting the council directed staff to schedule a special meeting to be held on August 3, and to return with a revised single bond measure in an amount from $600 million to $650 million,…

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June 2022 – Will Civic Center Be Funded If Bond Measure Passes?

At this point, inclusion in the projects the proposed bond measure would fund is not guaranteed. The City Council will have a special meeting about the bond measure on Tuesday, June 21, at 6 pm–agenda packet here. Of interest is the following outline for the $150 million infrastructure part: $90M for climate change, wildfire protection,…

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June 2022 – Council Tentatively Approves Bond Measure

At its May 31 meeting the City Council approved proceeding with a $300 million bond measure. Berkeleyside reported: “The $150 million the bond would raise for affordable housing could allow the city to build or preserve hundreds of homes for less-wealthy residents, though the exact amount will depend on additional funding from other sources like…

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May 2022 – Bond Measure Alternatives Go to City Council

Public Works has prepared a report for the Council following the latest opinion survey. The revenue measure combination that comes closest (61-63%) to 2/3 support is a $300M bond (1/2 to affordable housing, 1/2 to other infrastructure for which the Civic Center could be eligible) paired with a 30 cent per square foot parcel tax…

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The CCCC group is open to any and all interested individuals, particularly those who live or work in Berkeley.

We meet on Zoom about once a month.  Our next meeting will be on Monday,  September 19, 2022, 12-1:30 pm. To receive notifications about future meetings and discussions, please use the "Join our email list" button below.

You can send suggestions or questions using the same contact form, or email berkeleycccc@gmail.com.

You can help 

. . . support the next steps by donating to CCCC via our fiscal agent, Berkeley Partners for Parks.  Be sure to enter under Designation: “CCCC.”

 

Or, you can mail a check made out to “Berkeley Partners for Parks” at PO Box 12521, Berkeley, CA 94712, with “CCCC” in the memo field. Your donation will be tax-deductible.