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File #: 19-494    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 9/16/2019 Final action: 9/16/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of the First Amendment to Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Administration Contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc. to Add an Additional Term from November 2, 2019 to November 3, 2022 at the Rates Set Forth on Exhibit 2 to the Amendment REPORT IN BRIEF Considers renewing the Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Administration Services Contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc. for additional three year term. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the first amendment to Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Administration Services Contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc., and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to sign the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. First Amendment, 2. Original Contract.pdf

Report Prepared by: Melanie Karle, Accountant I, Finance

Title
SUBJECT: Approval of the First Amendment to Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Administration Contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc. to Add an Additional Term from November 2, 2019 to November 3, 2022 at the Rates Set Forth on Exhibit 2 to the Amendment

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers renewing the Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Administration Services Contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc. for additional three year term.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving the first amendment to Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Administration Services Contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc., and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to sign the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve as recommended; or
2. Deny; or,
3. Refer to staff

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 3.04.110.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2019-20 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION
In 2003, the City of Merced approved a policy requiring all new development
within the boundaries of the City to form or annex into a Community Facilities District pursuant to the Mello-Roos Act of 1982 for services to be provided including all or a portion of the following: police and fire protection services, maintenance of parks, landscaping, street lighting, storm drain maintenance and other services authorized by the Act.

In addition, there were three Community Facilities Districts formed for the purpose of infrastructure financing. These districts require additional disclosure and reporting services as set forth in the financing agreement.

Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc. has been providing the Community Facilities Districts Administration Services since November 2, 2009. In 2014 the City of Merced completed a Request for Proposal and Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc. had the best overall score and a contract was awarded. The current contract is for five ye...

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