At its March 1 meeting, City Council introduced an ordinance to implement Senate Bill 9 (SB9). Under the ordinance, the total housing units permitted on a single-family residential (R-1) lot will be limited to four, and units constructed under SB9 will be limited to 1,000 square feet.
At its March 1 meeting, City Council approved ending the rent-increase moratorium imposed in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Rent increases will be allowed up to the current year’s Annual General Adjustment (AGA).
City Council voted to expand its automated license plate readers (ALPR) program at its Feb. 1 meeting.
The plan was approved with a narrow 3-2 vote. Vice Mayor Malia Vella and Councilmember John Knox-White voted against the measure.
The Prosecution & Affirmative Litigation Unit of the Alameda City Attorney’s Office has launched a pilot program to provide education and mediation services for landlords and tenants on a wide range of housing issues.
At its Jan. 4 meeting, City Council considered a Planning Board recommendation to amend the City’s municipal code to comply with Senate Bill 9 (SB9) requirements for single-family residential (R-1) zones.
The Alameda City Council unanimously approved Councilmember Trish Spencer’s representative, Jeff Cambra, to the City’s Open Government Commission (OGC) at its last meeting of the year.
Cambra, a 35-year Alameda resident, served on the OGC as its chair from 2013-2014.
City Council and residents reviewed and commented on the City’s updated Draft Housing Element at the Nov. 30 council meeting.
The City of Alameda announced it is launching a pilot program that intends to change procedures when responding to calls for service involving individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.