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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 1/3/2023 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Published agenda: Amended Agenda Amended Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Amended Special Meeting Notice
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23-013 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Title: City Manager; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
23-024 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS - Property: 636, 638, and 640 West Main Street, APN: 031-134-003; Agency Negotiator: Stephanie Dietz, City Manager; Negotiating Parties: Caleb Medifind and City of Merced; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment   Action details Not available
23-025 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE/COMPLAINT; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
23-020 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Day of Service REPORT IN BRIEF Mayor Serratto will present the proclamation.   Action details Not available
23-014 1I.1. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Reading by Title of All Ordinances and Resolutions REPORT IN BRIEF Ordinances and Resolutions which appear on the public agenda shall be determined to have been read by title and a summary title may be read with further reading waived. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion waiving the reading of Ordinances and Resolutions, pursuant to Section 412 of the Merced City Charter.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-015 1I.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only Contracts for the Month of December 2022 REPORT IN BRIEF Notification of awarded Non-Public Works contracts under $36,000 and of Public Works contracts under $82,718.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-017 1I.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Minutes of October 25, 2022 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-028 1I.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Minutes of November 9, 2022 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-016 1I.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Minutes of November 10, 2022 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-008 1I.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of August 1, 2022, August 8, 2022, and August 15, 2022 REPORT IN BRIEF Official adoption of previously held meeting minutes. RECOMMENDATION City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority - Adopt a motion approving the meeting minutes of August 1, 2022, August 8, 2022, and August 15, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-003 1I.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of a Resolution of Intent Regarding Annexation No. 22 into Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 2003-2 (Services), Approving a Deposit and Reimbursement Agreement for Annexation No. 22, and Setting a Public Hearing for January 17, 2023, Annexation No. 22 Consists of Approximately 39.35 Acres of Land Generally Located on the East Side of G Street, Approximately 1,100 Feet North of Cardella Road REPORT IN BRIEF Requests the City Council to adopt a Resolution of Intent to annex 39.35 acres of land generally located on the east side of G Street, approximately 1,100 feet north of Cardella Road (CFD Annexation No. 22) into the City’s CFD for Services (CFD 2003-2), including the approval of a Deposit and Reimbursement Agreement for the annexation; accept the petition, consent, and waiver for Annexation No. 22; and set a public hearing and election for January 17, 2023. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2023-01, a Resolution of Intention of the City Council of the City of Merced, acting as the Legislative Body of the City of MerceapprovedPass Action details Not available
23-007 1I.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Revise Merced Youth Council District Boundaries to Reflect City Council District Boundaries Instead of Measure C District Boundaries REPORT IN BRIEF Considers revising the current representative districts for the Merced Youth Council which mirror those established by Measure C and approve modifying Youth Council representative districts to mirror City Council Districts 1 through 6 as indicated by adopted City Council District maps. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the request by Merced Youth Council to revise the Merced Youth Council district boundaries to reflect the boundaries for Merced City Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 as adopted by Merced City Council in April 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-004 1I.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of a Third Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for Engineering Design Services for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Phase VI Improvements for an Additional Amount not to Exceed $635,200 and a Total Contract Amount of $2,760,900 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers authorizing a third amendment to a Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., for construction phase engineering services of wastewater treatment facility improvement upgrades in an additional amount not to exceed $635,200 and a total contract amount of $2,760,900. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a Third Amendment to a Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., in the not to exceed additional amount of $635,200; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or the Deputy City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-009 1I.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Waiving the Competitive Bidding Requirement and Awarding a Professional Services Agreement with ATI Restoration, LLC. for Emergency Services and Testing and Recommended Mitigation, Abatement and Demolition of the Stephan Leonard Building as a Result of a Structural Fire for an Amount not to Exceed $115,525.93 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers waiving the competitive bidding requirement as permitted by the Merced Municipal Code Section 3.04.210 and awarding a Professional Services Agreement with the ATI Restoration, LLC for emergency services and testing the recommended mitigation, abatement, and demolition at the Stephen Leonard Community Center not to exceed the amount of $115,525.93. Services were provided on an emergency basis due to a structural fire. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Waiving the City’s competitive bidding requirement as permitted by the Merced Municipal Code Section 3.04.210 for emergency service due to the potential environmental hazard to the community; and, B. Awarding a Professional Services Agreement for services and testing recommeapprovedPass Action details Not available
23-026 1I.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Appropriate Grant Funding in the Amount of $977,647 from State of California, Board of State and Community Corrections for the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Program; Approval of a Supplemental Appropriation in the Amount of $83,800 from Measure Y Parks & Recreation 20%; Adopting Resolution 2023-02 of the City Council of the City of Merced Amending the Classification Plan by Adding Four Peer Support Specialist Positions, Adding the Job Description and Establishing the Salary Range for the Peer Support Specialist; and Allocating the Four Peer Support Specialist to the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Program REPORT IN BRIEF Considers appropriating grant funds in the amount of $977,647 from State of California Board of State and Community Corrections for the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Program, approval of a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $83,800 from Measure Y Parks & Recreation 20%, considers authorizing the approval of a new job position of Peer Support Specialist, and approving the accompanapprovedPass Action details Video Video
23-033 1J.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Provide Staff Direction on the Public Participation Elements Staff Should Include in the Police Chief Recruitment Process REPORT IN BRIEF Allows City Council the opportunity to provide staff direction on the public participation elements, within GVP Ventures, Inc. scope of work, as part of the Police Chief Recruitment. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion providing staff direction on the public participation elements to include in the Police Chief Recruitment process.approvedPass Action details Not available
23-031 1K.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Update on Town Hall Locations and Outreach Efforts REPORT IN BRIEF Updating the City Council on Town Hall locations and outreach efforts. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction on outreach efforts.   Action details Video Video
23-030 1K.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Update on City Council Designated Representative(s) to Various Organizations and Areas of Interest Related to City Business REPORT IN BRIEF Update on City Council Designated Representative assignments for 2023. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting City Council designated representatives to various organizations and areas of interests related to City Business.approvedPass Action details Video Video
23-029 1K.3. Business ItemSUBJECT: Council Member Ornelas’ Request for Council to Approve Having the City Send a Letter to the Attorney General’s Office Asking for a Patterns and Practices Study REPORT IN BRIEF Council Member Ornelas’ request for Council to approve having the City send a letter to the Attorney General’s Office asking for a Patterns and Practices Study pursuant to City Council Administrative Policies and Procedures C-1. The study will look at the following: infrastructure, systemic issues, and internal policies that impact staff and community. The length of the study depends on the preliminary assessment which will determine the focus/scope. There is no financial cost for the study. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction to staff on next steps.approvedPass Action details Video Video
23-011 1K.4. Business ItemSUBJECT: Request to Add Item to Future Agenda REPORT IN BRIEF Provides members of the City Council to request that an item be placed on a future City Council agenda for initial consideration by the City Council.   Action details Video Video
23-012 1K.5. Business ItemSUBJECT: City Council Comments REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an opportunity for the Mayor and/or Council Member(s) to make a brief announcement on any activity(ies) she/he has attended on behalf of the City and to make a brief announcement on future community events and/or activities. The Brown Act does not allow discussion or action by the legislative body under this section.   Action details Video Video