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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/19/2019 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Published agenda: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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19-047 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Title: City Manager; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
19-013 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Title: City Attorney; Authority: Government Code Section 54957   Action details Not available
18-635 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.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-060 1H.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of January 17, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-052 1H.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of December 13, 2018 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-059 1H.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Planning Commission Minutes of January 9, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-071 1H.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of January 22, 2019 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 January 22, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-072 1H.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Agreement with Union Pacific Railroad in the Not-to-Exceed Amount of $50,000 for Preliminary Engineering Services for the Installation of an Interconnect with a Traffic Signal at Highway 59 and the Railroad Spur, Project No. 114052 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad for preliminary engineering services for an installation of an interconnect with a traffic signal at Highway 59 and 16th Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving an agreement for preliminary engineering with Union Pacific Railroad in the amount of $50,000 for the traffic signal at Highway 59 and 16th Street; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-088 1H.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval to Enter into an Agreement for Legal Services with Amy Oppenheimer for the Not to Exceed Amount of $60,000 REPORT IN BRIEF Consider engaging the legal services of Amy Oppenheimer for the not to exceed amount of $60,000. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving an agreement for legal services with Amy Oppenheimer for the not to exceed amount of $60,000 and authorizing the Finance Officer to make any necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-032 1H.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Purchase and Sale Agreement Between the City of Merced (Seller) and Valley Children’s Healthcare (Buyer) for the 4.54 Acre Parcel Located at 301 W. Yosemite Ave., Merced, CA in the Amount of $2,100,000 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a Purchase and Sales Agreement for the sale of a City owned 4.54 acre parcel located at 301 W. Yosemite Avenue to Valley Children’s Healthcare for the development of a pediatric primary and specialty care medical office building. The Agreement contains escrow instructions for the sale of the property. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a Motion: A. Approving the purchase and sale agreement between the City of Merced and Valley Children’s Healthcare for 301 W. Yosemite Avenue (Assessor’s Parcel Number 231-040-021); and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute all the necessary documents; and, C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.   Action details Video Video
19-049 1H.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of a 6-Year Agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the Purchase of Additional Body Worn Cameras, Conducted Energy Weapons (Known as “Tasers”), Computer Aided Dispatch / Records Management System (CAD/RMS) Integration and Redaction Assistant Software for the Police Department for a Total Amount of $789,899.50; Approval to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirement to Allow for the Purchase of Standardized Equipment REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the approval of an agreement with Axon Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of additional body worn cameras, Tasers, CAD/RMS Integration, and redaction assistant software agreement for a total amount of $789,899.50 over the six-year contract period. Also considers waiving the competitive bidding requirement pursuant to Merced Municipal Code section 3.04.210 for purchases necessary for standardization of particular types of equipment. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion waving the competitive bidding requirements as stated in Section 3.04.210 of the Merced Municipal Code and approving a 6-year agreement with Axon EnterapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-063 1H.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Amendment to Agreement with Tyler Technologies for the Purchase of the Citizen Reporting Interface Software Module and Attendant Maintenance Agreement and Purchase of Subscription Services for an Online Citizen Reporting System Through LexisNexis for an Amount Not to Exceed $20,099 REPORT IN BRIEF Approves an amendment to the City’s existing agreement with Tyler Technologies for the purchase of a new software module, which will include increasing the module’s maintenance to the existing maintenance agreement with Tyler Technologies and; also approves a subscription service with LexisNexis for the Desk Officer Reporting System which will allow crime reports, tips and other documents to be filed with the Merced Police Department online. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a 6th Amendment to the original contract with Tyler Technologies for the purchase of a new software module to the existing public safety software package from Tyler Technologies; and, B. Approving a Software Subscription Agreement with LexisNexis; and, C. ApprovingapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-058 1H.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Contract with Hobbs Construction Inc., in the Amount of $2,691,790 for Well 21 Site Improvements, Project No. 113026 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a contract in the amount of $2,691,790 to Hobbs Construction, Inc. to perform the pump station construction for the new water supply Well 21 at the intersection of Bellevue Road and G Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion awarding the bid for Well 21 Site Improvements, Project 113026, to Hobbs Construction, Inc., in the amount of $2,691,790; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents and to approve change orders not to exceed 10% of the total contract.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-026 1I.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Continued Public Hearing - Vacation No. 18-03 for the Adoption of Resolutions Ordering the Vacation and Conditional Vacation of a 20-Foot Wide Temporary Access Easement Located on a Portion of 7 Lots within the Summer Creek Subdivision. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving two Resolutions ordering the vacation and conditional vacation of a 20-foot wide temporary access easement located on a portion of 7 lots within the Summer Creek Subdivision generally located west of McKee Road at Silverstone Drive. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2019-07, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, ordering the vacation of a 20-foot-wide Temporary Emergency Access Easement on Lot 130 within the Summer Creek Phase One Subdivision (Vacation #18-03); and, B. Adopting Resolution 2019-08, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, ordering the conditional vacation of a 20-foot-wide Temporary Emergency Access Easement on Lots 5, 6, 7, 17, 18, and 29 within the Summer Creek, Phase One Subdivision (VacacontinuedPass Action details Video Video
19-057 1I.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Adoption of a Categorical Exemption (Environmental Review #19-01) and Introducing an Ordinance Amending Section 20.44.170 “Regulation of Commercial Cannabis Activities - Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Required” of the Merced Municipal Code REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the review of proposed updates to Section 20.44.170 of the Zoning Ordinance, pertaining to modifications and clarifications of the regulations on commercial cannabis business permits, including the addition of a new license for a retail sales dispensary. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a Categorical Exemption (Environmental Review #19-01) and introducing Ordinance 2498, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Amending Section 20.44.170, “Regulation of Commercial Cannabis Activities - Commercial Cannabis Business Permit Required,” of the Merced Municipal Code.approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
19-045 1J.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Discussion of Options for Funding the Section 115 Post Employment Benefit Trust Fund and Request for Authorization of Funding, Determination of Preferred Asset Allocation, and Adoption of Investment Guidelines for the Section 115 Post Employment Benefit Trust REPORT IN BRIEF Provides direction to staff regarding the funding of the Section 115 Post Employment Benefit Trust, Also requests a determination of asset allocation, and Adoption of investment guidelines for the Section 115 Post Employment Benefit Trust. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the dissolution of Fund 073 Revenue Stabilization Fund and transferring $3,200,000 into the Section 115 Post Employment Benefit Trust Fund; and, B. Authorizing a Supplemental Appropriation from the unreserved, unencumbered fund balance in Fund 553-Wastewater System in the amount of $2,000,000 and transferring into the Section 115 Post Employment Benefit Trust Fund; and, C. Authorizing a Supplemental Appropriation from the unreserved, unencumbered fund balance in Fund 557-Water System in the amount of approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-005 1J.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Mid-Year Budget Review for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Including Requests for Approval of General Fund Supplemental Appropriations and Budget Amendments in Various Funds Totaling $58,000, Approval of an Additional Administrative Analyst Position in the Public Works Division and the Deletion of an Account Clerk III Position in the Public Works Division REPORT IN BRIEF Presents the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Mid-Year Financial Report and seeks approval for General Fund Supplemental Appropriations and Budget Amendments in Various Funds totaling $58,000, approval to add an additional Administrative Analyst position in the Public Works Division and to delete an Account Clerk III position in the Public Works Division RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a Supplemental Appropriation from the unreserved, unencumbered General Fund balance in the amount of $28,000; and, B. Approving a Supplemental Appropriation from the unreserved, unencumbered General Fund balance in the amount of $30,000, transferring to Fund 424 Parks and Community Services Capital Improvement PrapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-092 1J.3. Report ItemSUBJECT: Chief of Police Annual Department Report REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an update to Council on the Police Department’s annual report. RECOMMENDATION For information only.   Action details Video Video