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File #: 19-391    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 11/18/2019 Final action: 11/18/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Acknowledging Receipt of the Annual State Mandated Inspection Compliance Report for the Reporting Period of October 1, 2018 Through September 30, 2019, Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code ?13146.4 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the adoption of a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the Merced Fire Department's Annual Compliance Report regarding performance of annual inspections pursuant to California Health and Safety Code (HSC) ?13146.4. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-70, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, acknowledging receipt a report made by the Fire Chief of the Merced Fire Department regarding the inspection of certain occupancies required to perform annual inspections in such occupancies pursuant to sections 13146.2 and 13146.3 of the California Health and Safety Code.
Attachments: 1. Resolution.pdf, 2. Senate Bill No. 1205.pdf

Report Prepared by: Janet German, Secretary III, Fire Dept.

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SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Acknowledging Receipt of the Annual State Mandated Inspection Compliance Report for the Reporting Period of October 1, 2018 Through September 30, 2019, Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code ?13146.4

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers the adoption of a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the Merced Fire Department's Annual Compliance Report regarding performance of annual inspections pursuant to California Health and Safety Code (HSC) ?13146.4.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-70, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, acknowledging receipt a report made by the Fire Chief of the Merced Fire Department regarding the inspection of certain occupancies required to perform annual inspections in such occupancies pursuant to sections 13146.2 and 13146.3 of the California Health and Safety Code.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve with modifications; or,
3. Deny.

AUTHORITY
HSC ?13145, ?13146, ?13146.2, ?13146.3,?13146.4, and ?17921(b)

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
This action aligns with the Public Safety focus by effectively mitigating fire hazards by performing regular inspections and enforcing fire safety regulations for the betterment of the community's safety.

DISCUSSION
Background

HSC ?13145 and ?13146 requires every city or county fire department or district providing fire protection services to enforce the fire code as adopted. More specifically, HSC ?13146.2 and ?13146.3 requires the fire department to annually inspect every building used as a public or private school, apartments/condos (three or more attached units and excludes all duplexes), hotels, motels, and lodging houses for compliance.

?HSC 13146.4 mandates every city or county fire department or district required to provide fire protection services per the above inspections to report its complianc...

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