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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/17/2018 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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18-469 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; McKinnon, et. al. v. City of Merced; Case No. 1:18-CV-01124-LJO-SAB; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-472 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Bobby Chapman v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case Nos. FRE-ADJ 10483297; FRE-ADJ 10483315; FRE-ADJ 10483267; FRE-ADJ 10483217; FRE-ADJ 10969561; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-473 1B.3. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Kenneth Coe (deceased) v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case No. STK-ADJ 11228931; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-474 1B.4. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Joseph Deliman v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case Nos. FRE-ADJ 10823278; FRE-ADJ 10823228; FRE-ADJ 10823337; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-475 1B.5. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Ryan King v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case No. FRE-ADJ 8986644; FRE-ADJ 10788658; FRE-ADJ 10788657; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-476 1B.6. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Chazelle Lanum v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case No. STK-ADJ 10251595; STK-ADJ 10258140; STK-ADJ 9920817; STK-ADJ 10471759; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-477 1B.7. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Reginald Matthews v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case No. FRE-ADJ 10214501; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-478 1B.8. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL -- EXISTING LITIGATION; Steven Smith v. City of Merced; Workers Compensation Appeals Board Case No. STK-ADJ 10229432; STK-ADJ 10229433; STK=ADJ 10229880; SAC-ADJ 10229434; SAC-ADJ 10885617; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
18-420 1B.9. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND LABOR NEGOTIATIONS - Title: City Manager; Authority: Government Code Section 54957 and 54957.6   Action details Not available
18-461 1B.10. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT - Title: City Attorney; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-449 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Constitution Week   Action details Video Video
18-414 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
18-436 1J.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Planning Commission Minutes of August 8, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-447 1J.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Bicycle Advisory Commission Minutes of June 26, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-448 1J.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Bicycle Advisory Commission Minutes of April 24, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-455 1J.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of August 20, 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 August 20, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-452 1J.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Entry Sign Consultant Contract REPORT IN BRIEF Seek Council approval of contract for entry sign consultant and appropriate funds from General Fund. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a contract from Graphic Solutions for entry sign design work; and, B. Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $15,900 from the unreserved, unencumbered General Fund balance; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents; and, D. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-440 1J.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Street Closure Request #18-15 (Merced County Office of Education, for Use of W. Main Street Between M and K Streets, and Canal Street Between W. Main and the Alley Between W. Main and W. 18th Streets) REPORT IN BRIEF The Merced County Office of Education requests the use of City streets for the 17th Annual “Lights on After School” event, on Thursday, October 25, 2018, between 12:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the street closures of W. Main Street between M and K Streets, and Canal Street between W. Main and the alley between W. Main and W. 18th Streets, on Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 12:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., subject to the details and conditions outlined in the administrative staff report.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-376 1J.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Resolution Authorizing the City Manager or His Designee to Withdraw from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Rubberized Pavement Grant TRP7-16-0026 REPORT IN BRIEF Seeks authorization to withdraw from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Rubberized Pavement Grant TRP7-16-0026. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-63, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, authorizing termination of grant from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to sign a letter withdrawing from the CalRecycle grant; and, C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-459 1J.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading of an Ordinance Amending Section 10.16.010, “Speed Limits.” of the Merced Municipal Code REPORT IN BRIEF Second reading of previously introduced ordinance. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Ordinance 2492, an Ordinance of the City Council for the City of Merced, California, amending Section 10.16.010, “Speed Limits” of the Merced Municipal CodeapprovedPass Action details Not available
18-374 1J.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Funding Enhancement to Existing Three Street Improvement Projects for the 2017/2018 Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds; Authorization to Submit the Required Claim Form REPORT IN BRIEF Add additional Regional Surface Transportation (RSTP) funding to existing street improvement projects through the RSTP Exchange Funds and authorizing the filing of FY 2017/2018 claim form with Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Selecting V Street from 16th Street to 18th Street, R Street from 16th Street to 18th Street, and G Street from Child Avenue to 13th Street to be completed utilizing the FY 2017-2018 RSTP Exchange Funds; and, B. Directing staff to complete the 2017-2018 RSTP claim form by listing the selected projects and corresponding project costs; and, C. Adopting Resolution 2018-58, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced California, authorizing the City Manager to file the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Exchange Funds claim for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; and, D. approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-428 1K.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Consideration of Approval of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for Program Year 2017 - 2018 REPORT IN BRIEF Review and approve Housing Division activities as reported in the 2017-2018 Program Year Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2018-62, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving the 2017-2018 Program Year Consolidated Annual Program and Evaluation Report; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute, and if necessary, make minor modifications to the above referenced items as attached to this report and all associated documents; and, C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-324 1K.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Annexation and Pre-Zoning Application #15-01, General Plan Amendment #15-04, and Pre-Annexation Development Agreement, Initiated by Louann Bianchi, and Quad LLC, Property Owners REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approval of the proposed annexation of 8.83 acres of land generally located at the northwest and southwest corners of North Highway 59 and Santa Fe Drive, along with changes in the General Plan designation, pre-zoning, and approval of a Pre-Annexation Development Agreement. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving Resolution 2018-60, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration for Annexation #15-01, Pre-Zoning Application #15-01, and General Plan Amendment #15-04 for 7.83 acres of land generally located at the northwest corner of North Highway 59 and Santa Fe Drive and 1.0 acre of land generally located at the southwest corner of North Highway 59 and Santa Fe Drive and approving General Plan Amendment #15-05 for the 7.83 acres of land generally located at the northwestcontinuedPass Action details Video Video
18-405 1K.3. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - General Plan Amendment #18-01 and Site Utilization Plan Revision #13 to Planned Development (P-D) #42 to Relocate a Park Site and Single-Family Residential Land within Bellevue Ranch West REPORT IN BRIEF Considers a proposal to relocate a park site and single-family residential land within Bellevue Ranch West. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving Resolution 2018-59, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving Environmental Review #18-44 (CEQA Section 15162 Findings) for General Plan Amendment #18-01 to amend the land use designation from Open Space/Park (OS) to Low-Medium Density Residential (LMD) for approximately 5.88 acres of land generally located at the southwest corner of M Street and Arrow Wood Drive (extended) and amend the land use designation from Low-Medium Density Residential (LMD) to Open Space/Park(OS) for approximately 5.0 acres of land generally located at the southeast corner of the future Catherine A. Hostetler Boulevard and Freemark Avenue (extended); and, B. Introducing OapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-438 1L.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Waiving Competitive Bidding Requirements, Supplemental Appropriation from General Fund and/or Park Reserve Fund, and Approval of a Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Park Associates, Inc. (doing business as NSP3) Through the California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS) for the Purchase and Installation of Playground Equipment at Applegate Park REPORT IN BRIEF Considers waiving competitive bidding requirement based on cooperative purchasing through CMAS and approving a supplemental appropriation from the General Fund and/or Park Reserve Fund to award a contract to Park Associates, Inc., (doing business as NSP3), in the amount of $307,509.71 for the purchase and installation of playground equipment at Applegate Park. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $337,510 from the General Fund and/or Fund 442 Park Reserve and authorizing the Finance Officer to make the appropriate budget adjustments based on the final funding as determined by the City Council for the Applegate Park Playground Equipment ReplacementapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-471 1L.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Update on Laura’s Fountain at Applegate Park REPORT IN BRIEF Presentation by staff on status of repairs to Laura’s Fountain. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction to staff on how to proceed with the repairs to Laura’s Fountain at Applegate Park.continuedPass Action details Video Video
18-458 1L.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Railroad Quiet Zone Feasibility Study and Establishment Along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Alignment Within City Limits REPORT IN BRIEF Updates status of the request for proposals for the Railroad Quiet Zone Feasibility Study and Establishment along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) and requests City Council provide further direction. RECOMMENDATION Provide Staff with further direction regarding the Railroad Quiet Zone Feasibility Study.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-460 1M.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Council Member Belluomini’s Request to Discuss Accessory Dwelling Units (Secondary Unit Housing) REPORT IN BRIEF This item is in response to Council Member Belluomini’s request to discuss accessory dwelling units within the City pursuant to City Council Administrative Policies and Procedures C-1. RECOMMENDATION It is requested Council give staff direction on this item.   Action details Video Video
18-470 1M.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: City Council Discussion on District Meetings REPORT IN BRIEF This item is to initiate a Council discussion on holding individual informational meetings by Council District. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on scheduling a yearly meeting in each Council Member’s respective district.   Action details Video Video