The Trib’s Angela Woodall observed the proceedings today. The result? 3-1 in favor of a full EIR study. As expected, the lone dissenter on the committee was Ignacio De La Fuente. The issue will appear before the Oakland City Council next Tuesday, where it should pass. The one important detail:
In the end, the committee added a provision that allows the city to cancel the contract with LSA Associates and pay only for work that has been finished.
That’s a good safety mechanism to put in place, just in case.