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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/2/2018 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
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18-009 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS - Property: 725 West 18th Street, Merced, CA; Agency Negotiator: Frank Quintero, Director, Economic Development; Negotiating Parties: City of Merced and Fluetsch and Busby Insurance; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment.   Action details Not available
17-643 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Title: City Manager; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
17-639 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS -- Agency Designated Representative: City Manager Steve Carrigan; Employee Organization: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 57; Local 2703; International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1479; Merced Association of City Employees (MACE). AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54957.6   Action details Not available
17-640 1B.4. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS -- Agency Designated Representative: City Manager Steve Carrigan; Unrepresented Management AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54957.6   Action details Not available
17-628 1H.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
18-003 1H.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information-Only Contracts REPORT IN BRIEF Notification of awarded Non-Public Works contracts under $30,000 and of Public Works contracts under $67,779. AUTHORITY Pursuant to the authority delegated to the City Manager on behalf of the City by Article XI, Section 1109, of the Merced City Charter to execute Public Works contracts under the adjusted FY 2017-2018 threshold of $67,779.00, and Chapter 3.04.080 - 3.04.110 of the Merced Municipal Code to execute Non-Public Works contracts under the adjusted FY 2017-2018 threshold of $30,000.00, the contracts listed on the attached table were entered into by the City.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-627 1H.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of November 16, 2017 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-624 1H.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Minutes of November 8, 2017 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-637 1H.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Bicycle Advisory Commission Minutes of October 24, 2017 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-008 1H.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of November 20, 2017 and December 4, 2017 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 November 20, 2017 and December 4, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-581 1H.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Amendment to Agreement for Software Licensing with Superion, LLC (Formerly Sungard Public Sector) to Add Software Programming to the Alignment on Payroll Checks REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving an Amendment for Software Licensing with Superion, LLC to add software programming to modify the alignment on payroll checks. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Amendment No. 11 to the Software Licensing Agreement with Superion, LLC for $800 so that programming can be performed to allow printing of payroll checks on the new, more secure check stock; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-634 1H.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement with Merced Zoological Society REPORT IN BRIEF Annual agreement with Merced Zoological Society to contribute at least $75,000 of the total operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017/2018. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the agreement with the Merced Zoological Society for payment of at least $75,000 (approximately 28%) of the total operating budget at the Zoo and authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-638 1H.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Street Closure for the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community March and Celebration REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes the use and closure of Martin Luther King Jr. Way from West 8th Street to West Main Street and a portion of the City parking lot in the 300 block of W. 18th Street on Monday, January 15, 2018 to hold a march, parade and food preparation for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. parade, march and celebration. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the request by Tamara Cobb and the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee to close Martin Luther King Jr. Way from West 8th Street to West Main Street and to cone off a portion of the City parking lot in the 300 block of W. 18th Street on Monday, January 15, 2018, in order to hold the march and prepare food as part of a community celebration.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-644 1H.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with SCI Consulting to Assist with the Preparation of the Cannabis Tax Measure REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council will consider approving an amendment to a professional services agreement with SCI Consulting to assist with the preparation of the Cannabis Tax Measure in the amount of $26,750. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the First Amendment to Agreement for Professional Services with SCI Consulting in the amount of $26,750; and, B. Approving a supplemental appropriation from General Fund unreserved fund balance in the amount of $26,750, transferring to Development Service Fund (017) and appropriating the same to account 017-0804-512-17-00 Professional Services. C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to sign the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-001 1H.14. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Notice of Vacancy - Recreation and Parks Commission REPORT IN BRIEF Requests direction for filling a vacancy on the Recreation and Parks Commission. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion directing staff to notice a vacancy on the Recreation and Parks Commission due to the vacancy created by the resignation of Corrine Chavez and to seek applicants for the position with an application deadline of February 1, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-007 1H.15. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading of Ordinance for the Reauthorization of State Franchise Holder PEG Fee REPORT IN BRIEF Second reading of previously introduced ordinance. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Ordinance 2483, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Amending Section 30.50.010, “Fee for Support of Local Cable Usage,” of the Merced Municipal Code.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-006 1H.16. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading of Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.28 of the Merced Municipal Code Pertaining to Burglar Alarm Systems and False Alarms REPORT IN BRIEF Second reading of previously introduced ordinance. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Ordinance No. 2484, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, adding chapter 8.28, “Burglar Alarm Systems and False Alarms,” to the Merced Municipal Code.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-613 1H.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Supplemental Appropriation from the Refuse Unappropriated, Unreserved Fund Balance and Award a Contract to Alliance Refuse Trucks, Inc., for the Refurbishment of Two Refuse Trucks REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a supplemental appropriation from the refuse unappropriated, unreserved fund balance and awarding a contract to Alliance Refuse Trucks to refurbish one front-loading and one side-loading garbage truck. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Appropriating from Fund 558-Refuse Unappropriated, Unreserved Fund Balance in the amount of $336,330 for the refurbishment of two refuse trucks, and; B. Awarding a contract to Alliance Refuse Trucks, Inc., in the amount of $295,900 to refurbish one front loading and one side loading garbage truck; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents and the Interim Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-005 1H.12. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approve Amendment to Professional Services Agreement to Draft Public Facilities Ballot Measure and Approve Related Budget Transfer REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving an Amendment to the Service Agreement to the Public Opinion Survey contract to continue to draft the Public Facilities Ballot Measure language and approving the necessary budget transfers from the Public Facilities Financing Fees - Police of $70,500. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving an Amendment to the Service Agreement to the Public Opinion Survey contract to continue to draft Ballot Measure language, and B. Approving transfers from Public Facilities Financing Fees - Police in the amount of $35,250 from Fund 047, and $35,250 from Fund 057 to Fund 449 Public Safety CIP, and appropriating the same amount to Project #116040 New Police Headquarters.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-004 1H.13. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Supplemental Appropriation to the Economic Development Opportunity Fund (074) for Consultant Services Relative to the High Speed Rail Heavy Maintenance Facility REPORT IN BRIEF Requesting a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $140,000 from the Economic Development Fund (074) to facilitate consultant services pertaining to the High Speed Rail Heavy Maintenance Facility. RECOMMENDATION: City Council - Adopt a Motion: A. Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $140,000 from the unreserved fund balance in Fund 074 Economic Development Opportunity Fund; and, B. Approving the Professional Services Agreement with California Strategies and Advocacy, LLC, in the amount of $120,000.00; and, C. Approving the Professional Services Agreement with Chabin Concepts, Inc. in the amount of $15,000.00; and, D. Approving a contingency of $5,000.00 for travel, meetings, technical support, etc.; and, E. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
17-598 1I.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Community Input Presentation by Housing Staff REPORT IN BRIEF Provide Housing Staff with input regarding the 2018 HUD Annual Action Plan.   Action details Video Video
18-002 1I.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Status Report Regarding the City-Owned Property in the Airport Industrial Park REPORT IN BRIEF Oral update concerning the 66-acres owned by the City in the Airport Industrial Park. RECOMMENDATION Information-Only   Action details Video Video
17-631 1 I.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Merit-Based Selection Criteria for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits (Limited Number of Permits Available) REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council is being asked to adopt, by resolution, the Merit-Based Selection Criteria for Commercial Cannabis Business Permits for which there are a limited number of permits available. Dispensaries/retail sales are limited to four in the recently adopted Ordinance. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-01, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving Merit-Based Selection Criteria for Scoring Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Applications for which there are a limited number of permits available.   Action details Video Video
17-636 1I.4. Report ItemSUBJECT: Reallocate Measure V Funding, Reconciling Gas Tax Funding, to Fund 022 Street Maintenance/Lighting for the FY 2017/2018 Budget REPORT IN BRIEF Considers reallocating Measure V funding, reconciling Gas Tax funding to Fund 022 Street Maintenance/Lighting Fund for street maintenance and transportation related projects. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the reallocation of Measure V Funds, reconciling the Gas Tax Funds, and authorizing the Interim Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Video Video