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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/4/2018 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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18-281 1B.1. 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
18-282 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS -- Agency Designated Representative: City Manager Steve Carrigan; Employee Organizations: Merced Police Officers’ Association (MPOA); Merced Association of Police Sergeants. AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54957.6   Action details Not available
18-284 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS - Property: 1137 B Street, Merced, CA, APN: 035-010-071; Agency Negotiator: Stephanie Dietz, Assistant City Manager; Negotiating Parties: City of Merced and County of Merced; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment.   Action details Not available
18-293 1B.4. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT - Title: City Attorney; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-182 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.approved  Action details Not available
18-286 1H.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
18-264 1H.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Planning Commission Minutes of April 18, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-274 1H.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of April 5, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-257 1H.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Sale of Surplus Orion SE 2 Endpoints to City of Lathrop REPORT IN BRIEF Approves the sale of surplus Orion SE 2 Endpoints to the City of Lathrop RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving Resolution 2018-37, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced deeming certain equipment of the City to be “surplus” property and authorizing its sale to the City of Lathrop; and B. Approving the surplus equipment purchase agreement with City of Lathrop to sell the one thousand four hundred and forty (1440) surplus Orion® SE 2 Endpoints; and C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-216 1H.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Professional Services Agreement with R3 Consulting Group, Inc., for Solid Waste Collection and Related Services Rate Study REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving an agreement with R3 Consulting Group, Inc., to conduct a Solid Waste Collection and Related Services Rate Study. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a professional services agreement with R3 Consulting Group, Inc., in the amount of $64,860, to prepare a comprehensive solid waste collection and related services rate study; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to sign the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-268 1H.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Request to Set a Public Hearing for the 2018 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Annual Action Plan REPORT IN BRIEF Request to set a Public Hearing for Monday, June 18, 2018, to consider the 2018 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Annual Action Plan. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion setting a Public Hearing for Monday, June 18, 2018, to consider the Housing and Urban Development Annual Action Plan.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-254 1H.13. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Contract Amendment with ABS Direct, Inc. REPORT IN BRIEF Consider a one-year extension with ABS Direct, Inc. for printing and mailing services. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a one year extension to the contract with ABS Direct, Inc. and authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute all necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-288 1H.14. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement for Bond and Disclosure Counsel Services with Norton Rose Fulbright US, LLP and Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirement REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding an agreement to Norton Rose Fulbright US, LLP to provide bond and disclosure counsel services in connection with a General Obligation Bond ballot measure and subsequent bond financing and waive the competitive bidding requirement. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the contract with Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) for bond and disclosure counsel services, waiving the competitive bid, and authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents and allow for minor modification to legal provisions as needed, and; B. Approving transfers from Public Facilities Financing Fees-Police in the amount of $5,000 from Fund 047, and $5,000 from Fund 057 to Fund 449 Public Safety CIP, and appropriating the same amount to Project #116040 New Police Headquarters.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-296 1H.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of May 7, 2018 and May 14, 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 May 7, 2018 and May 1, 2018.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-278 1H.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approve Amendment to Professional Services Agreement to Perform Tracking Survey Related to the Proposed Public Facilities General Obligation Bond and Approve Related Budget Transfer REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving an amendment to the professional service agreement to the opinion research services contract to perform a second tracking survey related to the proposed Public Facilities General Obligation Bond Measure ballot language and approving the necessary budget transfers from the Public Facilities Financing Fees - Police of $29,250. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving an amendment to the service agreement to the opinion research services contract to perform a second tracking survey for the proposed Public Facilities General Obligation Bond measure; and, B. Approving a supplemental appropriation from the unreserved fund balances in the amounts of $14,625 from fund 047 and $14,625 from fund 057 and transfer to Fund 449 Public Safety CIP, and appropriating the same amount to Project #116040 New Police Headquarters; and, C. Authorizing the FapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-226 1H.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Fiscal Year 2018-19 Annual Special Tax Rates for Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 2003-2 (Services) REPORT IN BRIEF Consider setting the Annual Special Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2018-19 for Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 2003-2 (Services) for the City of Merced. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2018-38, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, Acting as the Legislative Body of the Community Facilities District No. 2003-2 (Services) of the City of Merced, Authorizing the Establishment of an Annual Special Tax Rates for Said District for Fiscal Year 2018-19.approvedPass Action details Video Video
16-555 1H.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Loan Agreements for Gateway Terrace II Apartments Housing Project REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes the City to enter into various loans, subordinations, notes, and deeds of trust necessary to complete the financing of the Gateway Terrace II Housing Project. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-34, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving a HOME investment partnerships loan to Merced Gateway Investors II, LP, in the principal amount of $500,000, approving and authorizing the execution of a loan agreement, regulatory agreement, subordination agreement, and related loan documents, and authorizing certain other actions in connection therewith; and, B. Approving the HOME regulatory agreement; and, C. Approving the HOME notice of affordability; and, D. Approving the HOME deed restriction covenants and loan agreement; and, E. Approving the HOME agreement containing covenants affecting real property; and, F. Approving the HOME note; and, G. Approving the HOME deed of trust and security agreement; aapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-276 1H.12. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Consider Approving a Lease Agreement with the County of Merced for Property Located at the Corner of Childs Avenue and B Street REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving a lease agreement with the County of Merced to facilitate the entitlement process associated with the development of affordable and permanent-supportive multi-family housing at the corner of Childs Avenue and B Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the lease agreement between the County of Merced and City of Merced; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute and, if necessary make minor modifications to the lease agreement described above and as attached to this report and all associated documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-275 1I.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Zone Change #425 to Amend the Zoning for 3345 and 3351 East Gerard Avenue from Agricultural to Business Park REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council will consider a request to change the zoning designation from Agricultural (A-1-20) to Business Park (B-P) for two parcels totaling approximately 71.135 acres located at approximately 3345 and 3351 Gerard Avenue. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a determination that Environmental Review #18-11 is a second tier environmental document, consistent with the current general plan and provisions of CEQA Guidelines, Section 15162; and, B. Introducing Ordinance 2488, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, amending the official zoning map by rezoning two parcels totaling approximately 71.135 acres located approximately 1,300 feet east of Coffee Drive along the north and south sides of Campus Parkway to approximately 264 feet west of the intersection of Gerard Avenue and Campus Parkway, between Gerard Avenue and Mission Drive from Agricultural (A-1-20) to Business ParapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-283 1I.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing for Fiscal Year 2018-19 Proposed Budget REPORT IN BRIEF Public Hearing to afford the interested public an opportunity to provide input on the content of the 2018-19 City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority, and Parking Authority Proposed Budget RECOMMENDATION City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority - It is recommended that the City Council/Authorities conduct the Public Hearing and provide direction to the City Manager on the content of the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget; and adopt a motion continuing the Public Hearing to the June 18, 2018 Council Meeting.continuedPass Action details Video Video
18-265 1J.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Maintenance Districts’ Engineer’s Report and Budgets for Fiscal Year 2018/2019 - Public Meeting REPORT IN BRIEF Consider public input on the various Maintenance Districts’ budgets during the public meeting, without taking action on the determination of assessment levy until the close of the public hearing scheduled for Monday, June 18, 2018. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion seeking public input on the Fiscal Year 2018/2019 Maintenance Districts’ budgets, without taking action until the public hearing is closed on June 18, 2018.   Action details Video Video
18-285 1J.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report on Fourth of July Enforcement Strategies and Public Outreach Campaign by the City's Illegal Fireworks Task Force Committee; Approval of Banners on Light Poles on Main Street REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an update to the City Council on the City’s efforts to combat illegal fireworks within the City limits and the public outreach efforts being made to deter people from using, selling and possessing illegal fireworks and approves the placement of banners on light poles on Main Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion receiving the informational report on the City’s efforts to combat illegal fireworks and approving the request to place banners on light poles downtown from June 5, 2018 to July 6, 2018.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-280 1K.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Selection of Date and Format for Planning Commission Interviews REPORT IN BRIEF Available dates for a Special Meeting to conduct Planning Commission interviews are June 11,12,13,27, and 28. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion selecting a date and format for holding Planning Commission Interviews and confirming a 6 PM start time.   Action details Video Video