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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 10/1/2018 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Published agenda: Full Amended Agenda Packet Full Amended Agenda Packet Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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18-501 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT - Title: City Attorney; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-499 1M.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Employment Agreement with City Attorney REPORT IN BRIEF It is requested that the City Council consider hiring a permanent City Attorney. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Employment Agreement and announcing the new City Attorney; and, B. Authorizing the Mayor to sign on behalf of the City; and, C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-467 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Domestic Violence Awareness Month REPORT IN BRIEF Received by a representative of the Valley Crisis Center.   Action details Video Video
18-508 1F.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Fire Prevention Month REPORT IN BRIEF Accepted by a representative of the Merced Fire Department.   Action details Video Video
18-509 1F.3. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Breast Cancer Awareness Month REPORT IN BRIEF Accepted by a representative from the Merced Fire Department.   Action details Video Video
18-511 1F.4. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week REPORT IN BRIEF Received by the City of Merced Code Enforcement Officers.   Action details Video Video
18-510 1F.5. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Merced Pride Weekend REPORT IN BRIEF Received by a representative of the Merced LGBTQ+ Alliance.   Action details Video Video
18-446 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
18-504 1J.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information-Only Contracts REPORT IN BRIEF Notification of awarded Non-Public Works contracts under $31,000 and of Public Works contracts under $69,833. 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 2018-2019 threshold of $69,833.00, and Chapter 3.04.080 - 3.04.110 of the Merced Municipal Code to execute Non-Public Works contracts under the adjusted FY 2018-2019 threshold of $31,000.00, the contracts listed on the attached table were entered into by the City.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-457 1J.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Site Plan Review Minutes of August 2, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-454 1J.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Minutes of August 22, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-512 1J.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of September 4, 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 September 4, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-463 1J.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Vacation #18-02 - Setting a Public Hearing to Vacate a 5.88-Acre Park Site Generally Located at the Southwest Corner of M Street and Arrow Wood Drive REPORT IN BRIEF Set a public hearing for November 5, 2018, to vacate a 5.88-acre park site generally located at the southwest corner of M Street and Arrow Wood Drive. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2018-64, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, declaring its intention to vacate an approximately 5.88 acre park site generally located at the southwest corner of M Street and Arrow Wood Drive (extended) (Vacation #18-02) and setting time and place for Public Hearing.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-442 1J.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with Environmental Compliance Resources for Graffiti Abatement Services REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a five (5) year agreement for graffiti abatement services between the City of Merced and Environmental Compliance Resources for $189,500 for the first year with 1.8% increases for each subsequent year. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a five-year agreement for graffiti abatement services with Environmental Compliance Resources and authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute all the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-453 1J.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Measure V Regional Project Funding Agreement with the Merced County Association of Governments REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving the Measure V Regional Project Funding Agreement template to be executed in the future for projects approved by the Measure V Eastside Regional Projects Committee and Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) Governing Board. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Measure V Regional Project Funding Agreement with Merced County Association of Governments; and, B. Authorizing the increase of revenue and appropriating the same of all future Regional Project funding and authorizing the Finance Officer to make the appropriate budget adjustments; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-429 1J.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Allocation of Fiscal Year 2018/19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) to Fund Sub-Recipient Agreements with Restore Merced for Neighborhood Clean-Up Program ($60,000), Sierra Saving Grace for the Homeless Project ($465,000), Merced Rescue Mission for the Hope for Families Project Program ($250,000) and County of Merced for the Continuum of Care Program; and First Technical Amendment to the 2018 Department of Housing and Urban Development Annual Action Plan REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes execution of Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program Sub-Grantee Agreements with Restore Merced for Neighborhood Clean-Up Program in the amount of $60,000, Sierra Saving Grace for the Homeless Project in the amount of $465,000, Merced Rescue Mission for the Hope for Families Project Program in the amount of $250,000 and Continuum of Care Program in the amount of $38,000. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving agreements identified in the 2018 Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmenapprovedPass Action details Video Video
18-465 1J.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Agreement to Negotiate Exclusively with the Richman Group of California, LLC for the Childs and B Street Affordable Housing Development REPORT IN BRIEF Approves the exclusive negotiating agreement with the Richman Group of California, LLC for the eventual development of an affordable housing project at Childs Avenue and B Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the exclusive negotiating agreement between the City of Merced and the Richman Group of California, LLC; and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute, and if necessary, make minor modifications to the agreements described above 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
18-488 1J.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Street Closure Request- 2018 Central California Band Review REPORT IN BRIEF Consider allowing street closures on November 10, 2018, for portions of Parsons Avenue, Dinkey Creek, Watertown Drive, and East Childs Avenue to facilitate the Central California Band Review. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the street closures of Parsons Avenue, from Merced Avenue to Dinkey Creek; Dinkey Creek, from Parsons Avenue to Watertown Drive; Watertown Drive, from Dinkey Creek to East Childs Avenue; and East Childs Avenue, from Coffee Street to Carol Avenue, as requested by Golden Valley High School Band Boosters Coordinator Kirsten Shulley for the 2018 Central California Band Review scheduled Saturday, November 10, 2018. The street closures will be between 6:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.; subject to the conditions of the administrative staff report.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-490 1K.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Continued 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 Consider 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 approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-496 1L.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Pavement Management System Survey Results, Current Capital Improvement Projects, and Discussion of Future Streets Funding REPORT IN BRIEF Discuss the results of the Pavement Management System (PMS) survey completed by Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG), the current Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and provide direction on the programming of future Streets funding. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction for the implementation of the Pavement Management System survey results and future programming of Streets funding through the City’s Capital Improvement Program.   Action details Video Video
18-513 1L.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Update on Goals and Priorities (1st Quarter) REPORT IN BRIEF Update on the City Council’s goals and priorities for FY 2018-2019 1st Quarter. RECOMMENDATION For information only.   Action details Video Video
18-500 1M.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Considers Approving the Second Amendment to the City Manager Employment Agreement REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council is asked to consider approving the Second amendment to the employment agreement for the City Manager. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Employment Agreement with the City Manager/City Clerk; and, B. Authorizing the Mayor to sign on behalf of the City; and, C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments   Action details Not available