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File #: 19-129    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Passed
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 4/1/2019 Final action: 4/1/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Bicycle Advisory Commission Ex-Officio Appointment REPORT IN BRIEF Consider accepting nomination and appointing one individual as an ex-officio member to the Bicycle Advisory Commission. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting a nomination and appointing one applicant to serve on the Bicycle Advisory Commission as an ex-officio member with a term expiration date of July 1, 2022.
Attachments: 1. BAC Roster.pdf, 2. Mitchell Vanagten_Redacted.pdf

Report Prepared by: John Tresidder, Assistant City Clerk, City Clerk's Office

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SUBJECT: Bicycle Advisory Commission Ex-Officio Appointment

REPORT IN BRIEF
Consider accepting nomination and appointing one individual as an ex-officio member to the Bicycle Advisory Commission.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion accepting a nomination and appointing one applicant to serve on the Bicycle Advisory Commission as an ex-officio member with a term expiration date of July 1, 2022.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Accept nomination and appoint one applicant to serve on the Bicycle Advisory Commission; or,
2. Refer to staff with direction to resume recruitment of applicants for this commission.

AUTHORITY
Article VII, Sections 700, 702, 702.1, and 705 of the Merced City Charter.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
Not Applicable

DISCUSSION
The Bicycle Advisory Commission (BAC) serves as an advisory body to the City of Merced advising the City Council on matters relating to improving conditions for bicyclists, promoting bicycling as a means of transportation with the associated benefits of improved air quality, and improving safety conditions for bicyclists.

The Commission consists of seven registered City of Merced voting members, with two ex-officio members appointed at City Council discretion. Ex-officio members are non-voting members who may be non-City residents who live within the City's sphere of influence or persons who otherwise demonstrate a strong concern for bicycle-related issues within the City. Regular meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every even numbered month during normal business hours.

In accordance with Council direction, the Clerk's Office has noticed vacancies for all boards and commissions in a local newspaper and maintains an updated vacancy notice for all boards and commissions outside City Hall, at the entrance of the Council Chamber and on the City's website. Additionally, in accordance with Government Code 54972, the Clerk's Offi...

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