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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 2/20/2018 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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18-088 1B.1. 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
18-063 1B.2. 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
18-064 1B.3. 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
18-080 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Certificates of Appreciation to the Donors of the 2017 Lights Before Christmas Event REPORT IN BRIEF Presents certificates of appreciation to the donors of the 2017 Lights Before Christmas event; Martha Hermosillo, Executive Director at First Five, Damien Galarza, General Manager at Radio Merced, and Jason Hicks, Manager at Cyberstation.   Action details Video Video
18-083 1F.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Certificates of Appreciation for the 2018 State of the City Sponsors REPORT IN BRIEF Certificates of appreciation for the following 2018 State of the City sponsors; Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union, Educational Employees Credit Union, Mercy Medical Center/Dignity Health, Mape Ranch/ Lyons Investments, Merced Mall, MERCO Credit Union, and BrightDart Print and Design.   Action details Video Video
18-084 1F.3. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Merced Police Officer Promotion Ceremony REPORT IN BRIEF Merced Police Officers’ promotion ceremony for newly promoted Officers Lieutenant Alan Ward, Sergeant Joseph Perez, and Sergeant Edward Drum.   Action details Video Video
18-028 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
18-051 1I.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of December 7, 2017 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-079 1I.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of January 16, 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 16, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-642 1I.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: First Amendment to Agreement for Professional Services with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., for Well Site Design Services, Project No. 114001 REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes an amendment to a contract for well design services for a new production water well at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving an amendment to an Agreement for Professional Services with AECOM Technical Services, Inc., in the amount of $15,382 for engineering design services; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-067 1I.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Office of Emergency Services - Agreement for Temporary Transfer of Vehicular Equipment - Cal OES Fire Engine No. 393 REPORT IN BRIEF Enter into an agreement for temporary transfer of Cal OES Fire Engine No. 393 between the State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the Merced City Fire Department. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion authorizing the City Manager or his Designee to execute the “Agreement for Temporary Transfer of Vehicular Equipment” between the State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (State) and the Merced City Fire Department (Assignee) for the transfer of Cal OES Fire Engine No. 393.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-019 1I.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Street Closure #17-13 (Merced Main Street Association, for Use of W. Main Street Between M and Canal Streets, and to Include the Use of Bob Hart Square) REPORT IN BRIEF Merced Main Street Association requests the use of City streets and Bob Hart Square for the 3rd Annual “Merced FEAST” farm-to-table event, to include the serving of alcohol, on Thursday and Friday, September 20 and 21, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., respectively. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the street closure of W. Main Street between M and Canal Streets and use of Bob Hart Square with serving of alcohol, on Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; and the use of Bob Hart Square on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., subject to the details and conditions outlined in the administrative staff report.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-017 1I.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Purchase of a Kubota Loader Utilizing the Government Procurement Program and Waiving of the Competitive Bidding Requirement REPORT IN BRIEF Considers waiving the competitive bidding requirement for the purchase of a Kubota loader in the amount of $65,920.76 for the loading of biosolids at the Wastewater Treatment Facility through the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Government Procurement Program. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion waiving the City’s competitive bidding requirement to purchase one Kubota loader from the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Program for $65,920.76; and, authorizing the City Buyer to issue the purchase order.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-053 1I.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Alliance Refuse Trucks, Inc., for the Refurbishment of Two Refuse Trucks REPORT IN BRIEF Consider amending the existing contract with Alliance Refuse Trucks, Inc., to include the 5% contingency previously appropriated by Council on January 2, 2018. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Alliance Refuse Trucks in the amount of $14,795 for the refurbishment of two refuse trucks; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-042 1I.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: FY 2018 Merced County First Five Mini Grant - Accept and Appropriate REPORT IN BRIEF Consider accepting and appropriating grant funding in the amount of $3,000 from Merced County First Five for the Applegate Park Zoo’s Lights Before Christmas event. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting grant funds from Merced County First Five and increasing revenue in Fund 024 Parks and Community Services in the amount of $3,000 and appropriating the same to account 024-1254-542-29-00; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-062 1I.12. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Friends of Sober Grad Nite Request Co-Sponsored Rate for Use of the Senior Community Center REPORT IN BRIEF Consider the Recreation and Parks Commission's recommendation to approve a request for the co-sponsored rate for use of the Senior Community Center by the Friends of Sober Grad Nite on March 30, 2018. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the Recreation and Park Commission’s recommendation to grant use of the Senior Community Center to the Friends of Sober Grad Nite at the co-sponsored rate.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-076 1I.13. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading of Ordinance Regarding Local Business Preference Policy REPORT IN BRIEF Second reading of previously introduced ordinance. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Ordinance No. 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 Not available
18-045 1I.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Considers Approval of 2017-18 Regional, State and Federal Legislative Platform REPORT IN BRIEF Council is asked to update Regional, State, and Federal Legislative Platform. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting the updated 2017-18 Regional, State and Federal Legislative Platform.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-071 2I.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement for Professional Services Contract with NexLevel Information Technology, Inc. for Needs Assessment, Procurement Services of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems, and Phase 1 Project Management REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving an agreement for professional services contract with NexLevel Information Technology, Inc. for needs assessment, procurement services of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and phase 1 project management. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Professional Services Agreement for $97,750 with NexLevel Information Technology, Inc. B. Approving the NexLevel Optional Project Management Assistance for Phase 1 on a time and materials basis not to exceed $170,688. C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
17-603 1J.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Vacation #17-02 to Abandon a 40-Foot-Wide “Avenue” Generally Located East of Kibby Road Between East Highway 140 and Childs Avenue REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council will consider the abandonment of 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. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2018-09 A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California ordering the vacation of 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).approvedPass Action details Video Video
17-614 1K.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Calling a Special Election for June 5, 2018 for the Purpose of Enacting a Commercial Cannabis Business Tax REPORT IN BRIEF Consideration of Resolutions Calling June 5, 2018 Special Municipal Election for the purpose of placing a tax measure on the ballot regarding cannabis sales and commercial activity and requesting the County Board of Supervisors consolidate the City's election with the Statewide Direct Primary Election being held on the same date. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-10, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, calling a Special Municipal Election to be held on June 5, 2018, for the Purpose of Submitting a Commercial Cannabis Business Tax to the Electorate; and, B. Adopting Resolution 2018-11, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, requesting that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Merced, California provide for the consolidation of a Special Municipal Election and a Ballot Measure with the Statewide Direct Primary Election to be held on June 5, 20approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-065 1K.2. 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. RECOMMENTATION Provide staff with further direction on Public Facilities Projects.   Action details Video Video
18-077 1K.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Downtown Merced Entry Sign REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an update to City Council on the proposed Merced entry sign to be located in downtown Merced. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff with direction on the presented options.   Action details Video Video
18-087 1L.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Recreation and Parks Commission Appointments (2) REPORT IN BRIEF Consider accepting nominations and appointing individual(s) to the Recreation and Parks Commission. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting nominations and appointing two individuals to serve as members of the Recreation and Parks Commission, with term dates of July 1, 2019 and July 1, 2021.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-085 1L.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Selection of Council Members to Attend the One Voice Trip REPORT IN BRIEF Council to decide who will attend the One Voice trip.   Action details Video Video