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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/6/2018 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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18-353 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
18-354 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
18-355 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Title: City Manager; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-358 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Recognition of Outgoing City Commission Members REPORT IN BRIEF Certificates for City Board, Committee, or Commission Members who have completed their terms.   Action details Video Video
18-377 1F.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - National Health Center Week REPORT IN BRIEF Presented to Tony Weber and Jennifer Henson, Golden Valley Health Centers.   Action details Video Video
18-347 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
18-372 1I.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes of May 8, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-373 1I.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of July 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 July 2, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-361 1I.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Correct Typographical Error on Fiscal Year 2018-19 Annual Special Tax Rates (Exhibit A) for Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 2003-2 (Services) of the City of Merced REPORT IN BRIEF Considers amending Exhibit A of Resolution No. 2018-38, authorizing the establishment of Annual Special Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2018-19 to correct Special Tax Rates typographical error for Improvement Area 35. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-53, a Resolution of the City of Merced, California, acting as the Legislative Body of the Community Facilities No. 2003-2 (Services) of the City of Merced, amending Resolution No. 2018-38 to correct Exhibit A thereto related to the Annual Special Tax Rates for said district for Fiscal Year 2018-19.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-383 1I.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Proposed Facility Use Agreement (Parking Agreement) Between the Regents of the University of California, on Behalf of its Merced Campus, and City of Merced REPORT IN BRIEF Proposed Agreement to lease 125 parking spaces in the Merced Center Garage to the Regents of the University of California, Merced campus, for the University of California Merced Downtown Campus Center. RECOMMENDATION: Parking Authority - Adopt a motion approving the Facility Use Agreement (Parking Agreement) with the Regents of the University of California; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-351 1I.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement for Use of City Right-of-Way with County of Merced for Fence, Landscape, and Irrigation on 13th Street and 15th Street REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving the agreement for use of City right-of-way with the County of Merced to allow fencing, landscape, and irrigation in the City right-of-way near the new County mental health building. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the agreement for use of City right-of-way with the County of Merced; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-389 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
18-378 1I.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City-Owned Real Property Request #18-11 for Use of Bob Hart Square (Merced Center for the Performing Arts and Playhouse Merced) REPORT IN BRIEF Consider allowing the use of Bob Hart Square from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018, by Playhouse Merced for the Playhouse Merced 2018 Gala and fundraising dinner (including the serving of alcohol). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the use of Bob Hart Square from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018, for a fundraiser gala and dinner, to include the serving of alcohol; subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative staff report.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-178 1I.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement with the Merced Irrigation District for Well Site 20 Storm Water Discharge to Hartley Canal, Project No. 107033 REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes an agreement with the Merced Irrigation District (MID) to discharge storm water from the new Well 20 pump station site to the adjacent Hartley Canal. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a water drainage agreement with the Merced Irrigation District and payment of the associated fees; and, B. Approving an amendment to an Agreement for Professional Services with Luhdorff and Scalmanini Consulting Engineers Inc., in the amount of $32,440 for engineering design services; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-379 1I.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Right-of-Way Dedication for Tyler Road and Mission Avenue REPORT IN BRIEF Consider dedicating to the public a portion of City owned property along Tyler Road and Mission Avenue for road and public utility purposes. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-54, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving dedication of road right-of-way and public utility easement along Tyler Road and Mission Avenue for public road use.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-381 1I.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Administering Agency State Program Supplement No. 012-N1 and Agreement Summary (E-76) for a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Grant CML-5085(029) - Project 111066 Westerly Bike Path Connection REPORT IN BRIEF Consider a resolution approving a California Department of Transportation Program Supplement for the use of $996,000 in CMAQ Grant funding for construction engineering and project construction of the Westerly Bike Path Connection. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-55, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving Federal-Aid Projects Program Supplement Agreement No. 012-N1; and, B. Accepting CMAQ grant funds and increasing revenue in account 450-1104-321.32-00 by $996,000 and appropriating the same to account 450-1104-637.65-00-111066 for construction engineering and project construction of the Westerly Bike Path Connection; and, C. Approving the use of pooled cash until reimbursement is received from the grant; and, D. Authorizing the City Manager or AssistaapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-279 1J.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing- Amendment to Merced Municipal Code Section 10.44, “Bicycles” REPORT IN BRIEF The Bicycle Advisory Commission has recommended the amendment of the Merced Municipal Code Section 10.44, “Bicycles,” to modernize the bicycle registration process while continuing to preserve the Police Department’s enforcement ability. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion introducing Ordinance 2491, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, amending Section 10.44,“Bicycles,” of the Merced Municipal Code.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-392 1K.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Update on Celebrate Safe Illegal Fireworks Enforcement and Public Outreach Campaign REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an update on the 2018 Fourth of July Celebrate Safe Campaign and efforts to address illegal fireworks within the City. RECOMMENDATION It is recommended that the City Council accept the report and provide staff with recommendations and direction for addressing issues related to the use of illegal fireworks for next year’s Fourth of July holiday.   Action details Video Video
18-104 1K.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Discussion on the Speed Zone Study and Request to Set a Public Hearing Regarding the Speed Zone Ordinance REPORT IN BRIEF Requests the City Council to set a public hearing for August 20, 2018, to consider amending Merced Municipal Code Section 10.16.010- Speed Limits to implement recommendations made in the speed zone study. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion setting a public hearing for Monday, August 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM to consider amending the Speed Zone Ordinance.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-393 1L.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Continued Discussion on a Volunteer Recognition Program REPORT IN BRIEF This item is in response to Mayor Murphy’s request to discuss a volunteer recognition program pursuant to City Council Administrative Policies and Procedures C-1 with examples from other municipalities. RECOMMENDATION It is requested Council give staff further direction on this item.   Action details Video Video
18-370 1L.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Appointment - Recreation and Parks Commission REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting nominations and appointing one individual to the Recreation and Parks Commission. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting nominations and appointing one individual to serve on the Recreation and Parks Commission, with a term date of July 1, 2022.approvedPass Action details Video Video