2022 Legislation By District 3 Councilmember Carroll Fife

Date Posted: April 11th, 2022 @ 6:00 PM
Last Updated: April 13th, 2022 @ 1:04 PM

End to Speculator Evictions

On March 29th, 2022, Councilmember Dan Kalb brought forward and Councilmember Carroll Fife and Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas co-sponsored a resolution in support of Assembly Bill 2050 (Lee) that would prohibit a rental housing owner from removing a building from the market pursuant to the Ellis Act unless all owners of the property have held their ownership interest for at least five years, which puts an end to speculator evictions.

Read the legislation here.

File #: 22-0223

A Farmers Market in West Oakland

On March 15th, Councilmember Carroll Fife introduced a resolution granting a conditional and revocable encroachment permit to Local Roots, a nonprofit corporation doing business as Foragers Market, for a certified farmers market on Peralta street between 18th and 20th Street each Sunday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Ayes - Fife, Kalb, Kaplan, Reid, Taylor, And President Fortunato Bas

Excused - Gallo and Thao

Read the legislation here.

File #: 22-0197

Expanding Opportunities For Youth

On March 15th, Councilmember Carroll Fife brought forward, and Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan, Pro Tempore Sheng Thao, and Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas co-sponsored a resolution establishing objectives to scale up and make more visible the City of Oakland’s Youth Summer Jobs program by: (1) seeking state funding, leveraging private sources, and prioritizing additional allocations during the mid-cycle budget amendment process to support the participation of at least two thousand (2000) young people, and expand age eligibility, to create more opportunity and economic security for oakland’s youth and families; (2) better integrating the administration, funding, contracting, and coordination of the program among all departments involved, and creating a specific and easily accessible website that would allow more employers and donors to participate; and (3) creating a robust outreach plan to help popularize the program and reach the most under-resourced and underserved communities* including outreach to community-based organizations doing job training and job matching; and (4) expanding opportunities including summer jobs to clean and improve our city, and funding blight removal and beautification programs, and expanding City of Oakland positions for youth to summer and year-round work.

Ayes - Fife, Kalb, Kaplan, Reid, Taylor, And President Fortunato Bas

Excused - Gallo and Thao

Read the legislation here.

File #: 22-0098

Honoring the McClymonds High School Warriors Football Team

On March 15th, Councilmember Carroll Fife introduced a resolution recognizing and honoring the McClymonds High School Warriors football team for winning the 2021 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Division 3-A Championship.

Ayes - Fife, Kalb, Kaplan, Reid, Taylor, And President Fortunato Bas

Excused - Gallo and Thao

Read the legislation here.

File #: 22-0121

Stop School Closures

On February 15th, 2022, Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan brought forward, and Councilmember Carroll Fife, Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas, And Pro Tem Sheng Thao co-sponsored a resolution calling on the California Governor and Legislature to protect our schools and our public health and community by: (1) amending the state budget to protect our hardest hit communities by preventing school closures and eliminating debt; (2) to amend state law, to revise the “average daily attendance” formula, to remove penalizing schools when students are sick; and (3) to direct the city administrator to share a copy of this resolution with the Governor, Oakland’s State Representatives, and Oakland lobbyist.

Ayes - Fife, Gallo, Kalb, Kaplan, Reid, Taylor, Thao And President Fortunato Bas

Read the legislation here.

File #: 22-0062