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Rent Control_January to March 1977RENT CONTROL 55 (control) Date control to be placed on March 8th ballot, and that same were being verified for certification by County Elections Supervisor. Res. #77-15246 adopted, amending Res. #77-15234, placing ques- tion on March 8, 1977 ballot, to provide for extension of termination date of Ord. #74-2018 (Rent Stabilization Ord.) until Dec. 31, 1978, subject to notification, at least 30 days prior to the election, of certification by the County that sufficient number of signatures have been verified with Council reserving the right to automatically remove question from ballot should necessary verification by County not be forth- coming. Discussion held re: Landlord -Tenant Control Brd. being comprised of six members, and 1/19/77 RENT CONTROL 56 (continued) Date method of overcoming effect of possible tie vote. Councilman Dr. Haber requested the City Atty. to review and submit recommendations as to alterna- tive solutions. 1/19/77 Mr. Shepard Davis appeared to discuss Rent Con- 2/2/77 trol Petition and related matters. Discussion held on Mr. Davis' request for clarification of phrase "legal rent" as it appears in Ord. #76- 2083 (imposing a rent moratorium). City Atty. advised that "legal rent" is that rent in effect as of Dec. 31, 1976, which is inclusive of the rent that was chargeable under the ord. on 10/16/74, plus any raises authorized by the Rent Director, plus 8% overall increase which was given. RENT CONTROL Mr. Shepard Davis appeared to discuss Rent Stabilization procedures, should Rent Control question be approved by electorate, and re- lated matters. Matter scheduled for 3/16/77. Discussion of scheduling Special Referendum - ori Rent Control questions. Requested by Coun- cilman Spaet. Res. #77-15282 adopted, express - Council's intent to call a special election for purpose of submitting for referendum a proposed Rent Control Ord. form and substance of proposed question to be responsibility of proponents thereof. Appearance of Mr. Shepard Davis to discuss Rent Control and related matters. Council determined 57 Date 3/2/77 3/16/77