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File #: 19-025    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 1/22/2019 Final action: 1/22/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of Three-Year Lease Agreement with Seth Rossow for 24.5 Acres Located at Mission Avenue and Tyler Road (CP-42) in the Amount of $730.00 Per Year REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a three-year lease agreement with Seth Rossow for 24.5 acres located at Mission Avenue and Tyler Road (CP-42) for $730.00 per year. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the lease agreement with Seth Rossow; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. Lease Agreement.pdf, 2. Maps.pdf

Report Prepared by: Joey Chavez, Director of Parks and Community Services

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SUBJECT: Approval of Three-Year Lease Agreement with Seth Rossow for 24.5 Acres Located at Mission Avenue and Tyler Road (CP-42) in the Amount of $730.00 Per Year

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving a three-year lease agreement with Seth Rossow for 24.5 acres located at Mission Avenue and Tyler Road (CP-42) for $730.00 per year.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving the lease agreement with Seth Rossow; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to other than recommended by staff (identify specific findings and/or conditions amended to be addressed in the motion); or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer to staff for consideration of specific items (specific items to be addressed in the motion); or,
5. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION
In December 2014, the City of Merced entered in a lease agreement with Seth Rossow to use 34.57 acres of property located at Mission Avenue and Tyler Road (CP-42) for agricultural use. The agreement was later amended in 2015 to reduce the rate charged for the land in response to the drought conditions on the property. In 2017 the lease agreement was amended again to reduce the acreage available for lease from 34.57 acres to 24.5 acres to accommodate the development of a much-needed well site.

The City of Merced will use a portion of the 10 acres that were reduced from the original lease agreement for development of Well Site #20. The CP-42 property will ultimately be developed into a sports park/soccer complex and the completion of the well site is integral to construction of the park. The remainder of the 10 acres will ...

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