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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/19/2018 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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18-147 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2): (1) case   Action details Not available
18-114 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
18-115 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
18-151 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Recognition of Outgoing Youth Council Member REPORT IN BRIEF Certificate of Recognition will be presented to Guadalupe Aleman for her time and service on the Merced Youth Council.   Action details Video Video
18-102 1G.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Tahitian Dance Performance REPORT IN BRIEF A Tahitian dance performed by the South Pacific Dance Company.   Action details Video Video
18-030 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
18-097 1J.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Minutes of February 7, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-068 1J.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Fiscal Year 2017 California Office of Emergency Services Standard Assurances and Memorandum of Understanding with Merced County REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving the Fiscal Year 2017 California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Standard Assurances and Memorandum of Understanding with Merced County to accept any future awards of California State Homeland Security Grant Program funds being funded through the County to the City of Merced Fire Department. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-15, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services FY2017 Grant Assurances Agreement; and B. Adopting Resolution 2018-14, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the Office of Emergency Services State Homeland Security Grant Programs -equipment, planning, administration, training and exercises agreemapprovedPass Action details Not available
18-137 1J.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading of Ordinance Regarding Amendments to the City’s Commercial Shopping Center (C-SC) Zone REPORT IN BRIEF Second reading of previously introduced ordinance. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting 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  Action details Not available
18-131 1J.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of February 13, 2018, February 20, 2018, February 26, 2018, and February 27, 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 13, 2018, February 20, 2018, February 26, 2018, and February 27, 2018.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-093 1J.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Construction Agreement with BNSF Railway Company for CMAQ Westerly Bike Path, Project 111066 REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving a construction agreement with BNSF Railway Company to allow the City of Merced to construct a bike path in BNSF Railway Company’s right-of-way. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the Construction Agreement with BNSF Railway Company; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-098 1J.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City-Owned Real Property Exclusive Use Request #18-01 (Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce, for Use of Bob Hart Square, to include the serving of alcohol) REPORT IN BRIEF The Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce requests the use of Bob Hart Square for their “Burgers and Brews” fundraiser event, to include the serving of alcohol, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for a “Burgers and Brews” gourmet burger and local microbrewery beer sampling event (serving of alcohol); subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-073 1K.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing Assessment Ballot Proceeding - Northwood Village, East College Homes, Moss Landing, and Ridgeview Meadows Maintenance Districts REPORT IN BRIEF Conducts a public hearing to allow public testimony regarding proposed assessment increases, and continues the item to allow staff sufficient time to tally returned ballots and report the results at the April 2, 2018 City Council meeting. RECOMMENDATION City Council - A. Conduct a Public Hearing for the Northwood Village, East College Homes, Moss Landing, and Ridgeview Meadows Maintenance Districts to allow for public testimony on proposed assessment increases; and, B. Adopt a motion continuing the item to allow staff sufficient time to tally the ballots and report the results at the April 2, 2018, City Council Meeting.continuedPass Action details Video Video
18-152 1L.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report on City of Merced Recycling Program REPORT IN BRIEF At the request of Council Member Serratto, Recycling Coordinator Monique Gama will update City Council on Merced’s recycling program. RECOMMENDATION For information only.   Action details Video Video
18-145 1L.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of a Resolution Setting a Public Hearing on December 17, 2018, for the Annual Compliance Report for Development Impact Fees as Required by Government Code Section 66000 et. seq. and City Resolution 88-72 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers setting a public hearing for December 17, 2018, to accept public comment and consider approving the annual report regarding the collection and spending of Development Impact Fees. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-70, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, setting a Public Hearing for December 17, 2018, to consider approval of the annual compliance report for Development Impact Fees.   Action details Video Video
18-126 1L.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Applegate Park Play Equipment and Rose Garden Update REPORT IN BRIEF Provides Council with an update on the replacement of the play structure at Applegate Park and requests Council direction on the proposed replacement option(s) of the structure and additionally provides Council with an update on the status of the Rose Garden project to receive direction as needed. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction to staff on how to proceed with replacement option(s) of play equipment at Applegate Park and provide direction to staff on the Rose Garden project as needed.   Action details Video Video
18-136 1L.4. 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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-144 1L.5. Business ItemSUBJECT: Direction on Establishing an Arts Commission within the City of Merced REPORT IN BRIEF Provides the City Council with an update on the progress that has been made to establish a Public Arts Commission in the City of Merced. RECOMMENTATION Provide staff with further direction as necessary on the creation and implementation of a City Arts Commission.   Action details Video Video
18-140 1L.6. Report ItemSUBJECT: Priority Setting Session REPORT IN BRIEF On March 5, 2017, Staff presented a summary of items that were discussed at the recent Town Hall meetings. The summary was based on comments made by residents for the City Council to consider. Following of the presentation of the summary, Council members provided a list of priorities. Staff have summarized the comments from Council members and are presenting this list for consideration to assist with the development of the 2018-19 budget. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on City Council priorities after taking public comment.   Action details Video Video
18-099 1M.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Citizens’ Oversight Committee - Measure C Appointments REPORT IN BRIEF Accept recommendation to fill Citizens' Oversight Committee - Measure "C" vacancies. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting recommendation from the Citizens' Oversight - Measure "C" Committee and appointing one individual to the Central District to serve as a member of the Committee and one individual to the Northern District to serve as a member of the Committee.approvedPass Action details Video Video