Williams will make a starting salary of $200,366 on an initial three-year contract.
Public documents strongly suggest that Jay Kelekian, the former executive director, is the person who is alleged to have retaliated against the former employee.
The bulk of the proposed expenditure will go for an “internal personnel issue.” The rent board is examining alleged harassment of an employee.
Jay Kelekian is retiring in the middle of an investigation that appears to be examining alleged harassment of an employee.
James “Jay” Kelekian, one of the city’s more highly paid employees, has been Executive Director of the Rent Stabilization Board for 18 years.
The Chandler building fire in Southside Berkeley has left 30 residents without homes. Photo: Ted Friedman When a fire tore through 2449 Dwight Way the Sunday before Thanksgiving, about 30 tenants were displaced and the property owner was saddled with around $1 million in damages. The Nov. 22 disaster has brought to light what can happen in […]
Rents have been going up at 1450 Fourth St., a complex of live-work spaces and some tenants believe the tech boom is putting pressure on prices. Photo: Natalie Orenstein Rents have been going up at 1450 Fourth St., a complex of live-work spaces and some tenants believe the tech boom is putting pressure on prices. Photo: Natalie […]
Berkeley voters passed a rent stabilization law in 1980, and the law now covers 19,000 rental units in the city. Photo: Tracey Taylor A highly critical report by the Alameda County Grand Jury has found that the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board is a “self-sustaining bureaucracy that operates without effective oversight and accountability.” This rent board […]