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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/15/2019 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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19-195 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
19-196 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION; Englert, et. al. v. City of Merced; Case No. 1:18-CV-01239-LJO-EPG; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
19-186 1F.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Recognition of El Capitan High School Cheer Squad REPORT IN BRIEF A certificate will be received by the 2019 USA National Champions, El Capitan High School Cheer Squad.   Action details Video Video
19-191 1F.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Recognition of Merced United Youth Boys Soccer Club REPORT IN BRIEF A certificate will be received by the Merced United Boys FC.   Action details Video Video
19-189 1F.3. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Arbor Day REPORT IN BRIEF Received by Director of Public Works Ken Elwin   Action details Video Video
19-190 1F.4. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Bike Month REPORT IN BRIEF Received by a BAC Commissioner   Action details Video Video
18-639 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
19-162 1J.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of February 20, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-177 1J.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Merced Regional Airport Authority Meeting Minutes of December 18, 2018 and January 24, 2019. RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-128 1J.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of March 4, 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 March 4, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-159 1J.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Street Closure Request #19-06 by the Merced County Sheriff’s Department for Merced County Fair (35th District Agricultural Association/Merced County Fair) to Close Traffic on G Street, Between W. Childs Avenue and 11th Street, During the Merced County Fair on June 5 and 6, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; and on June 7, 8, and 9, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by the Merced County Sheriff’s Department for Merced County Fair (35th District Agricultural Association/Merced County Fair) for the closure and use of City streets on June 5 through June 9, 2019, to control traffic for the Merced County Fair. The request seeks approval to close G Street, between W. Childs Avenue, on June 5 and 6, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on June 7, 8, and 9, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the street closure of G Street, between W. Childs Avenue and W. 11th Street, from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. from Wednesday, June 5, 2019, through Thursday, June 6, 2019; and fromapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-160 1J.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-04 by The Regents of the University of California, Merced (UC Merced) for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host the Class of 2019 Graduation Reception, Which Includes Serving Alcohol on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by UC Merced allowing the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (event time 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.), for the Graduating Class of 2019’s graduation reception, which includes the serving of alcohol. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for a graduation reception (including the serving of alcohol); subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-165 1J.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Supplemental Budget Appropriation From the Unreserved, Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to Fund 666-Worker’s Compensation in the Amount of $120,000 Due to Increased Activity in Worker’s Compensation Claims in Fiscal Year 2018-19 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a supplemental budget appropriation from the Unreserved, Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to Fund 666-Worker’s Compensation by $120,000. This adjustment is necessary due to higher than projected worker’s compensation claims activity than what was originally budgeted in fiscal year 2018-2019. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving a supplemental appropriation from the unreserved, unappropriated fund balance of the General Fund in the amount of $120,000, transferring to Fund 666-Worker’s Compensation Fund, and appropriating the same in Fund 666; and, B. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-163 1J.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Setting a Public Meeting and Public Hearing Regarding Maintenance Districts Engineer’s Reports and Budgets - Fiscal Year 2019/2020 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers setting a public meeting for Monday, June 3, 2019, to address the proposed Engineer’s Reports and Budgets and a formal public hearing for Monday, June 17, 2019, before a determination is made on the level of assessment to approve. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-14, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving Engineer’s Reports on Maintenance Districts and setting a public meeting and a public hearing thereon.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-034 1J.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of a Three-Year Agreement with CDW Government, LLC, for a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Which Includes the Purchase of Software Licenses, Upgrades and Technical Support Beginning April 29, 2019, for an Annual Cost of $162,054.90; Authorization to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirement Based on a Cooperative Purchase Through the County of Riverside REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the approval of a three-year agreement with CDW Government, LLC, for the purchase of Microsoft Software licenses and upgrades, as well as technical support for an annual cost of $162,054.90. Also considers waiving the competitive bidding requirement set forth in Merced Municipal Code section 3.04.210 based on a cooperative purchasing agreement through the County of Riverside. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Waiving the City’s competitive bid requirements as stated in Section 3.04.210 of the Merced Municipal Code; and, B. Approving a three-year agreement with CDW- Government LLC, for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement “EA” software licensing, upgrades, and technical suppoapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-161 1J.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-03 by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host their Annual Fundraising Event, “Burgers and Brews” Which Includes the Serving of Alcohol, on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce to allow the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for their “Burgers and Brews” fundraiser event, to include the serving of alcohol. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a “Burgers and Brews” gourmet burger and local microbrewery beer sampling event, allowing the serving of alcohol; subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-178 1J.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading - Adoption of Ordinance No. 2500 Approving Site Utilization Plan Revision #6 to Planned Development (P-D) #46 REPORT IN BRIEF Adoption of previously introduced Ordinance 2500 approving Site Utilization Plan revision #6 to Planned Development (P-D) #46. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Ordinance 2500, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving Site Utilization Plan Revision #6 to Planned Development (P-D) #46 changing the land use designation from “Business Park” (BP) to “High-Medium Density Residential” (HMD) for 10.73 acres of land, generally located on the west side of San Augustine Avenue at Pacific Drive.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-121 1K.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Review and Consideration of the Prioritization of CDBG and HOME Project Funding Applications Received and Consideration of Projects for Inclusion in the 2019 HUD Annual Action Plan REPORT IN BRIEF Conducts a Public hearing for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Program to allow the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed project selections for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and requests that the City Council consider prioritizing and provide modifications, if any, to proposed projects for inclusion in the City’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2019Annual Action Plan. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion providing prioritization and modifications, if any, to the project selections based on the applications received and directing staff to fund them in order of priority as funding becomes available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) after holding the required Public Hearing.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-001 1L.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report - Adoption of Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year 2019/20 Project List for the Road Repair Accountability Act (SB 1) and Council Prioritization of SB1 and Measure V Local Street Projects for the Fiscal Year 2019/20 REPORT IN BRIEF Requests the City Council to approve the list of projects proposed to be funded with Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account (RMRA) funds pursuant to SB1 for FY 2019/2020, and requests City Council prioritization of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019/2020 SB1 and Measure V local projects. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion selecting Projects for the FY 2019-2020 Project List (SB1) and Prioritizing FY 2019-2020 Projects and approving Resolution 2019-13, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Approving the “FY 2019-2020 Project List” for the Road Repair and Accountability Act (SB1), Local Streets and Roads Funding for Fiscal Year 2019-2020”.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-203 1M.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Council Discussion and Direction Regarding the Formation of a Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the composition of an advisory committee to review the City of Merced Charter for possible updates to be placed on the March 2020 Primary Election and the process of recruiting and accepting applications for the committee. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Establishing an intent to form an Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee specifying the number of members and makeup of the committee (i.e. selected by district or at large); and, B. Declaring the vacancies and directing staff to commence the standard process for filling the committee by noticing the vacancies and recruiting qualified applicants (qualified electors of the City) for a period of 30 days after the posted notice; and, C. Directing staff to bring the qualified applications to the May 20, 2019, regular City Council meeting for possible appointment.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-206 1M.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: Downtown Sub-Committee Report to the City Council REPORT IN BRIEF Sub-Committee to provide a report on recent efforts to evaluate other valley cities downtown strategies. RECOMMENDATION Provide direction for the development of a Downtown strategy.approvedPass Action details Video Video