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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/5/2018 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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18-105 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
18-089 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
18-090 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
18-109 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Recognition of El Capitan High School Cheer Squad REPORT IN BRIEF A certificate will be received by the 2018 USA National Champions, El Capitan High School Cheer Squad.   Action details Video Video
18-029 1J.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
18-101 1J.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
18-081 1J.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of January 18, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-082 1J.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Minutes of January 17, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-111 1J.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of February 5, 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 February 5, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-048 1J.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Accept and Appropriate Donated Funds for the Merced Sports Complex Concrete Bleachers REPORT IN BRIEF Accepting and appropriating $35,000 from Merced Breakfast Lions Club for construction of concrete bleachers at Merced Sports Complex. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting and appropriating $35,000 in donations funds from Merced Breakfast Lions Club to fund 424, Project #118031; and, B. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustment; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-072 1J.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement for Consultant Services with Chandler Asset Management to Provide Investment Portfolio Management Services REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a three (3) year agreement with two (2) one (1) year options for renewal to Chandler Asset Management to provide investment portfolio management services RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the contract with Chandler Asset Management for Investment Advisory Services; and authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute all necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-086 1J.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Consideration of an Amendment to Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore for Legal Services Related to Employee Relations and Labor Negotiations REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving an amendment to the existing $60,000 Legal Services Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore by $40,000 to the not to exceed amount of $100,000. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving an amendment to an agreement for professional services with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore to increase the amount by $40,000 for a total of not to exceed $100,000; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-094 1J.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Acceptance of Donated Safety Vests for Police K9 Unit REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting a donation of two safety vests for the police canines from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting the donation of two ballistic safety vests from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. for the Police K9 Program.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-110 1J.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Resolution of Support for Appointment of Individuals with Ties to the Valley to the University of California Board of Regents REPORT IN BRIEF Resolution expressing support for candidates with ties to the San Joaquin Valley and urging Governor Brown to consider these individuals for vacancies on the board. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-12, a resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, expressing support of candidates for appointment to the University of California Board of Regents who have strong ties to the San Joaquin Valley.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-103 1L.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Direction on Future Police Headquarters Building REPORT IN BRIEF Staff seeks Council direction on remodeling the existing Sun Star site or the removal of the existing Sun Star structure for the Police Headquarters Building and approval to proceed with a Request for Proposal for Architectural Services. RECOMMENDATION Option 1: City Council - Adopt a motion directing staff to proceed with Option 1 (Merced Sun-Star Remodel) and proceed with issuing a Request for Proposal for Architectural Services. OR Option 2: City Council - Adopt a motion directing staff to proceed with Option 2 (Merced Sun-Star Demolition) and proceed with issuing a Request for Proposal for Architectural Services.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-078 1K.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Amendments to the City’s Commercial Shopping Center (C-SC) Zone REPORT IN BRIEF Council will consider amendments to Merced Municipal Code Table 20.10-1-Permitted Land Uses in the Commercial Zoning Districts regarding the Commercial Shopping Center (C-SC) Zone. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting a Categorical Exemption and Introducing Ordinance No. 2486, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Amending Table 20.10-1 (“Commercial Zoning Districts”) of the Merced Municipal Code.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-106 1L.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Update and Discussion on Park Benches and Trash Receptacles in the Downtown Area REPORT IN BRIEF Staff will provide a brief history on the removal of downtown benches and seek direction on next steps for the benches and trash receptacles. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff with direction regarding the next steps to take in regards to downtown park benches and trash receptacles.   Action details Not available
18-107 1L.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Priority Setting Session REPORT IN BRIEF Staff will present a list of possible priorities based on public input from the recent Town Hall meetings and the needs of the City and solicit Council priorities to assist the development of the 2018-2019 budget. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on City Council priorities after taking public comment.   Action details Video Video
18-100 1M.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Appointment - Regional Airport Authority REPORT IN BRIEF Consider appointing Travis Colby to the Regional Airport Authority. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion appointing Travis Colby to serve as a member of the Regional Airport Authority, to a seat with a term expiration of July 1, 2021, and directing the Clerk’s Office to continue recruitment for vacancies on the Regional Airport Authority.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-108 1M.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Mayor Murphy’s Request to Discuss Council Meeting Decorum and Conduct REPORT IN BRIEF This item is in response to Mayor Murphy’s request to discuss Council Meeting decorum and conduct pursuant to City Council Administrative Policies and Procedures C-1. RECOMMENDATION It is requested Council give staff direction on an ordinance to establish rules of conduct for public meetings.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video