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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 2/5/2018 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 Amended Full Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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18-047 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT - Title: Finance Officer; AUTHORITY: Government Code 54957   Action details Not available
18-014 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2): (2) cases   Action details Not available
18-066 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(4): (1) case   Action details Not available
18-036 1B.4. 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
18-035 1B.5. 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
18-010 1B.6. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Title: City Manager; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-058 1L.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Approval of New Finance Officer Employment Agreement REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving the Employment Agreement for the position of Finance Officer. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Finance Officer Employment Agreement; and, B. Authorizing the Mayor to sign on behalf of the City.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-054 1F.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month REPORT IN BRIEF Received by Director Chee Yang and Volunteer Coordinator Sophie Kanabay of the Valley Crisis Center.   Action details Video Video
18-027 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
18-020 1I.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Community Facilities Districts (CFD) Annual Reports REPORT IN BRIEF Governmental Codes relating to special tax measures and local bond issues require Community Facilities Districts Annual Reports be prepared and filed with the Agency’s governing board annually. RECOMMENDATION For Information OnlyapprovedPass Action details Not available
18-039 1I.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Traffic Committee Minutes of November 14, 2017 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-040 1I.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Minutes of December 6, 2017 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-622 1I.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Award Bid for Constructing a New Municipal Well and Amend an Engineering Design Contract for the Well 21 Site, Project No. 113026 REPORT IN BRIEF Consider awarding a contract in the amount of $608,307 to Nor-Cal Pump and Well Drilling, Inc., to construct a new municipal well; and, approving a second contract amendment for engineering design services with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., in the amount of $2,561, for the Well 21 site project. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Awarding the bid for the Well 21 site well construction to Nor-Cal Pump and Well Drilling, Inc., in the amount of $608,307; and, B. Approving a second amendment to an Agreement for Professional Services with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., in the amount of $2,561 for engineering design services; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents and to approve change orders not to exceed 10% of the total contract.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-038 1I.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Street Closure #18-01 for Sacred Heart Catholic Church to Host the “Stations of the Cross” Reenactment and the Silent March for Good Friday, March 30, 2018 REPORT IN BRIEF Consider a request for use of City streets. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the street closures of Canal Street (between 13th Street and 11th Street), 11th Street (between Canal Street and M Street), M Street (between 11th Street and 13th Street), 12th Street (between M Street and Canal Street) and the alleyway behind the church located between 13th Street and 12th Street, as requested by Sacred Heart Catholic Church, on Friday, March 30, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative staff report.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-431 1I.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Disposal of Equipment Acquired Under Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant No. EMW-2002-FG-04005 REPORT IN BRIEF Dispose of equipment acquired under Federal Emergency Management Agency Grant No. EMW-2002-FG-04005. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion authorizing the equipment to be transferred to Purchasing for sale as surplus equipment.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-057 1I.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 Video Video
18-037 1I.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of January 2, 2018 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 January 2, 2018.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-056 1I.10. Report ItemSUBJECT: Introduction of Ordinance Regarding Local Business Preference Policy REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the introduction of an ordinance allowing for a local preference policy when purchasing goods and services from vendors. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion introducing Ordinance 2485, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, amending chapter 3.04 by adding section 3.04.215, “Local Business Preference Policy,” to the Merced Municipal Code.approvedPass Action details Video Video
17-498 1J.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Cost of Assessment and Report Re: 439 East Olive Avenue (Abatement and Demolition of Building) REPORT IN BRIEF Accounting of costs and assessment report for the abatement of a public nuisance located at 439 East Olive Avenue. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Conducting a public hearing and consider all testimony and other evidence with regard to the cost of assessment and report for the abatement of a public nuisance located 439 East Olive Avenue, Merced, California; and, B. Reviewing and approving the accounting of costs and assessment report for the abatement of a public nuisance located at 439 East Olive Avenue; and, C. Establishing the charge for the abatement in the amount of $14,254.43; and, D. Adopting Resolution 2018-05, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, confirming the cost assessment report relating to the nuisance abatement at 439 East Olive Avenue, Merced, California, assessing a charge therefor against the property, directing the tax collector of Merced County to collect the delinquent account, and dirapprovedPass Action details Video Video
17-501 1J.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Cost of Assessment and Report Re: 960 West 11th Street (Abatement and Demolition of Building) REPORT IN BRIEF Accounting of costs and assessment report for the abatement of a public nuisance located at 960 West 11th Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Conducting a public hearing and consider all testimony and other evidence with regard to the cost of assessment and report for the abatement of a public nuisance located 960 West 11th Street, Merced, California. B. Reviewing and approving the accounting of costs and assessment report for the abatement of a public nuisance located at 960 West 11th Street. C. Establish the charge for the abatement in the amount of $23,443.03. D. Adopting Resolution 2018-06, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, confirming the cost assessment report relating to the nuisance abatement at 960 West 11th Street, Merced, California, assessing a charge therefor against the property, directing the tax collector of Merced County to collect the delinquent account, and directing the city clerk tapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-046 1K.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Applegate Park Play Equipment REPORT IN BRIEF Requests Council direction on the proposed replacement of the Applegate Park play structure. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction to staff on how to proceed with replacement of play equipment at Applegate Park.   Action details Video Video
18-043 1K.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Options for Cannabis Tax Measure REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council will receive an overview of the options for a cannabis tax measure. RECOMMENDATION Provide input and direction to staff on the various cannabis tax options and timing to allow for the preparation of a tax ordinance.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-052 1K.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Mid-Year Budget Review REPORT IN BRIEF FY 17-18 Mid-Year Financial Report and Budget Adjustments RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-07, Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California Amending the Salary Range for the Position of Fabrication Technician/Storekeeper; and B. Adoption Resolution 2018-08, Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California Amending the Salary Range for the Position of Finance Liaison; and C. Approving a Supplemental Appropriation in the amount of $50,000 from Fund 061 Measure C for the purchase of fire nozzles; and D. Approving the addition of a Housing Specialist position in Fund 070 Housing Administration and allowing the Interim Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-060 1K.4. Report ItemSUBJECT: Update on Goals and Priorities REPORT IN BRIEF Update on the City Council’s goals and priorities. RECOMMENDATION For information only.   Action details Video Video
18-050 1K.5. Report ItemSUBJECT: Sewer Master Plan Discussion REPORT IN BRIEF Seeks Council direction on finalizing the draft Sewer Master Plan. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction to staff on finalization of the draft Sewer Master Plan and approval to begin the CEQA environmental process as well as the assessment district process.   Action details Video Video
18-059 1L.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Regional Transportation Impact Fee (RTIF) Program Options REPORT IN BRIEF Seek direction on how the Regional Transportation Impact Fee program should proceed in the future. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction on how the Regional Transportation Impact Fee (RTIF) program should proceed in the future.approvedPass Action details Video Video