Berkeley City Council passed the "healthy by default" bill in July that prevents soda from being included in children's fast food meals.
Voters in Albany and Oakland will decide if they will join Berkeley by enacting a penny-per-ounce tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages.
A new Berkeley "panel of experts" charged with allocating money collected from the city's new soda tax met for the first time Tuesday night.
Berkeley's soda tax generated $116,000 in revenue in its first month of operation, city officials and advocates said Monday.
Dollar Tree stores in Berkeley have stopped selling soda because of the city's new tax on sugar-sweetened drinks.