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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 1/16/2018 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Published agenda: Amended Full Agenda Packet Amended Full Agenda Packet Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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18-012 1B.1. 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
18-011 1B.2. 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
18-024 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT - Title: City Attorney; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-025 1B.4. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION: Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Paragraph (2) of Subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: 2 Cases   Action details Not available
18-013 1B.5. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT - Title: Finance Officer; AUTHORITY: Government Code 54957   Action details Not available
18-026 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
18-032 1H.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of December 18, 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 December 18, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-023 1H.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Consideration of the Second Amendment to the Berliner Cohen, LLP Contract for Interim City Attorney and Interim Legal Services REPORT IN BRIEF Consider authorizing a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Berliner Cohen, LLP to provide Interim City Attorney Services. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Interim Legal Services for Interim City Attorney Services with Berliner Cohen, LLP, and; B. Approving a Supplemental Appropriation from the General Fund unencumbered, unreserved Fund Balance and authorizing the Interim Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments, and; C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Interim Legal Services with Berliner Cohen, LLP.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-507 1H.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Maintenance Districts Assessment Ballot Proceeding - Northwood Village, East College Homes, Moss Landing & Ridgeview Meadows REPORT IN BRIEF Consider authorizing an assessment ballot proceeding and setting a public hearing for Monday, March 19, 2018, for the Northwood Village, East College Homes, Moss Landing, and Ridgeview Meadows Maintenance Districts, to obtain property owner approval in advance of increase in annual levy assessments. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a Motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-04, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California authorizing an assessment ballot proceeding for the Northwood Village, East College Homes, Moss Landing, and Ridgeview Meadows Maintenance Districts, and; B. Setting the public hearing for Monday, March 19, 2018, to obtain property owner approval prior to the increase in annual assessment levy to cover operation and maintenance costs to each identified District; and, C. Approving a supplemental budget appropriation from the Unreserved Fund Balance of the General Fund in the amount not toapprovedPass Action details Video Video
17-601 1H.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Vacation #17-02 - Setting a Public Hearing to Vacate a 40-Foot-Wide “Avenue” Generally Located Along the East Property Line of Two Parcels Generally Located at the Northeast Corner of Childs Avenue and Kibby Road and the Southeast Corner of East Highway 140 and Kibby Road REPORT IN BRIEF Set a public hearing for February 20, 2018, to vacate a 40-foot-wide “Avenue” on two parcels generally located at the northeast corner of Childs Avenue and Kibby Road and the southeast corner of East Highway 140 and Kibby Road. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-03, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California declaring its intention to vacate a 40-foot-wide “Avenue” located along the eastern property line of three parcels generally located at the northeast corner of Childs Avenue and Kibby Road and the southeast corner of East Highway 140 and Kibby Road (Vacation #17-02) setting time and place for public hearing.approvedPass Action details Video Video
17-629 1I.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Vacation #17-01 - Submitted by Janet W. Bloed, Trustee, for the Abandonment of an Old Public Utilities Easement at 1297 Ahwahnee Drive. REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council will consider the abandonment of an old 5-foot-wide public utilities easement near the eastern property line of 1297 Ahwahnee Drive. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-02, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, ordering the vacation of a 5-foot-wide public utilities easement near the eastern property line of 1297 Ahwahnee Drive, approximately 850 feet east of Joerg Avenue (Vacation #17-01).approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-022 1J.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Applegate Park Rose Garden Improvements REPORT IN BRIEF Requests Council direction on proposed improvements, including replacing irrigation lines, replanting rose bushes and repairing Laura’s Fountain at the Rose Garden located at Applegate Park. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction to staff on how to proceed with the proposed Rose Garden improvements.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-018 1J.2. 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.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-033 1J.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report on Local Business Preference Policy REPORT IN BRIEF Consider Council direction to have a policy that allows for a local preference when purchasing goods and services from vendors. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on the attached draft ordinance and draft resolution regarding a Local Business Preference Policy concerning purchasing goods and services from local vendors.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-034 1J.4. Report ItemSUBJECT: Update on Public Facilities Projects REPORT IN BRIEF At the request of Council Member Belluomini, staff are presenting an update on the Public Facilities projects and next steps moving into 2018. RECOMMENTATION Provide staff with further direction on Public Facilities Projects.   Action details Video Video