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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/6/2019 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: Not available  
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19-202 1D.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Building Safety Month REPORT IN BRIEF Received by the Inspections Services Division Department.   Action details Video Video
19-217 1D.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Municipal Clerks Week 50th Anniversary REPORT IN BRIEF Received by John Tresidder, Assistant City Clerk   Action details Video Video
19-199 1G.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
19-213 1G.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information-Only Contracts for the Month of April 2019 REPORT IN BRIEF Notification of awarded Non-Public Works contracts under $31,000 and of Public Works contracts under $69,833.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-205 1G.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Site Plan Review Committee Meeting Minutes of March 7, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-193 1G.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of March 20, 2019 and April 3, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-223 1G.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of March 18, 2019 and April 1, 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 18, 2019 and April 1, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-194 1G.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving the Final Map for Bellevue Ranch West, Village 12, Lot A - Final Map No. 5371 Consisting of Approximately 5.88 Acres Subdivided into 43 Single-Family Lots and Approval of the Attendant Subdivision Improvement Agreement REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approval of Final Map No. 5371 for Bellevue Ranch West, Village 12, Lot A for 43 single-family lots on approximately 5.88 acres, generally located at the southwest corner of M Street and Arrow Wood Drive (extended), and approval of the Subdivision Agreement. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving Resolution 2019-16, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving the final subdivision map for the Bellevue Ranch West, Village 12, Lot A Subdivision (No.5371); and, B. Approving the subdivision agreement for Bellevue Ranch West, Village 12, Lot A; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the subdivision agreement.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-233 1G.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission Recommendation for the Use of the $3,000 PG&E Corporation Foundation Grant for the Bob Hart Square Project and G Street Undercrossing Maintenance Project REPORT IN BRIEF The City Manager’s Office is requesting that the City Council adopt a motion approving the recommendation of the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission for the use of the $3,000 PG&E Corporation Foundation Grant for the Bob Hart Square Project and the G Street Undercrossing Maintenance Project. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission’s recommendation for the use of the $3,000 PG&E Corporation Foundation Grant for the Bob Hart Square project and the G Street Undercrossing Maintenance project.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-227 1G.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Request for an Appropriation in the Amount of $6,309 from the Zoo Special Events Accounts to the Zoo Extra-Help Account to Cover Budget Shortages Related to Unexpected Employee Costs at Applegate Park Zoo REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request for an appropriation in the amount of $6,309 from the Zoo Special Events accounts to the Zoo Extra-Help account to cover budget shortages related to unexpected employee costs at Applegate Park Zoo RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion authorizing the Finance Officer to make appropriate budget adjustments; appropriating $812 from account 024-1205-334.01-09 (Behind the Scenes Tours), $1,869 from account 024-1205-334.01-22 (President’s Week Camp), $3,628 from account 024-1254-334.04-11 (Special Events Revenue) to account 024-1205-541-.03-00 (Extra Help) to cover end of the year staffing budget shortages.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-179 1G.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Updated Memorandum of Understanding Between Riggs Ambulance Service and the City of Merced to Provide Tactically Trained Paramedics and/or Emergency Medical Technicians to Respond with the Police Department’s Special Operations Unit REPORT IN BRIEF Approve an updated Memorandum of Understanding between Riggs Ambulance Service and the City of Merced for Riggs Ambulance Service to provide tactical medics to the Police Department. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Merced and Riggs Ambulance Service to provide tactical emergency paramedic services to the Police Department; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-192 1G.12. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Accept $45,406 in Grant Funds from the 2018 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for the Police Department to Purchase Additional Conducted Energy Weapons (aka Tasers), Consulting Costs for the Transition from the Uniform Crime Reporting Process to the National Incident Based Reporting System, and Licensing Costs for Connecting the Department Body Worn Cameras to the Computer Aided Dispatch System REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting grant funding from the US Department of Justice offered to the Merced Police Department in the amount of $45,406 from the 2018 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program for the purchase of additional conducted energy weapons (aka tasers), consulting costs for the transition from the Uniform Crime Reporting process to the National Incident Based Reporting System, and licensing costs for connecting the department body worn cameras to the computer aided dispatch system. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting the grant and increasing the revenue budget in account 050-1025-321.17-00 bapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-180 1G.14. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Purchase Two New Dodge Chargers from Razzari Ford for Replacement Police Department Patrol Vehicles in the Not-to-Exceed Amount of $62,000, and to Install Necessary Emergency Equipment and Retrofit of the vehicles by Emergency Vehicle Outfitters in the Not-to-Exceed Amount of $32,000; and, Approval of an Appropriation of $94,000 from the Fleet Capital Replacement Fund for the Purchases and Retrofitting Expenses and Authorization to Accept Insurance Reimbursement Revenue from McLarens Insurance for the Fleet Capital Replacement Fund in the Estimated Amount of $84,000 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers authorizing the purchase and retrofit of two new Dodge Chargers in the not-to-exceed amount of $94,000 to replace two police patrol vehicles that were deemed total losses as a result of traffic collisions with an estimated $84,000 in insurance reimbursement funding to be credited back to the Fleet Capital Replacement fund when received. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the purchase of two Dodge Chargers from Razzari Ford in the not-to-exapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-242 1G.15. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Acceptance of Donations of Raffle Prizes for the Arbor Day Celebration from All Phase Electric Supply Company, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. and Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply REPORT IN BRIEF Accepts the donation of raffle items for the Arbor Day celebration held at Applegate Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The donations received included: one Flood-it Prime8 LED flood light, a Nebo Armor 3 LED flashlight and two hats from All Phase Electric Supply Company; one Ogio Rain Bird backpack from Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply; and, one Weber BBQ grill utensil set from Lowe’s Companies, Inc. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting donations of raffle items for the Arbor Day celebration held at Applegate Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from All Phase Electric Supply Company, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., and Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-185 1G.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Regarding a Revenue Stabilization Fund Policy REPORT IN BRIEF Considers adopting a Resolution approving the Revenue Stabilization Fund Policy, which identifies the purpose, method of resource accumulation, maximum accumulation amounts and permissive uses for the Revenue Stabilization Fund. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-15, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, adopting Revenue Stabilization Fund Policy.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-144 1G.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Merced Area Sports Officials, Inc., for Officiating and Scorekeeping Services for Adult and Youth Sports Programs from April 2019 through April 2020 in the Amount of $32,477 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving an annual Professional Service Agreement with Merced Area Sports Officials for $32,477 for officiating and scorekeeping services for adult and youth sports programs, including youth basketball and flag football and adult fall and summer softball and basketball. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a Professional Services agreement with Merced Area Sports Officials in the amount of $32,477 and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-181 1G.13. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Purchase a Caterpillar Backhoe Loader from Holt of California for $120,299.59 and to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirement to Allow the Purchase to be Made Through a Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with Sourcewell REPORT IN BRIEF Considers authorizing a waiver of the competitive bidding requirement pursuant to Merced Municipal Code section 3.04.210, to purchase a new Caterpillar Backhoe Loader from Holt of California, in the amount of $120,299.59, utilizing cooperative purchasing agreements through Sourcewell, which is formally known as the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the purchase of a new Caterpillar Backhoe Loader model number 420F2 for $120,299.59; and, B. Waiving the City’s competitive bidding requirement as permitted by Merced Municipal Code section 3.04.210 and authorizing the purchases to be made with cooperative purchase agreements with Holt of California through Sourcewell, a government procurement program; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-243 1G.16. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Proposed Facility Use Agreement (Parking Agreement) Between the El Capitan Hotel Merced, LLC, and the City of Merced to Lease 60 Parking Spaces in the Ralph Shannon Parcade REPORT IN BRIEF Proposed Agreement to lease 60 parking space in the Ralph Shannon Parcade to the El Capitan Hotel Merced, LLC, at $50 for each covered parking space and $35 for each non-covered parking space. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the Facility Use Agreement (Parking Agreement) with the El Capitan Hotel Merced, LLC and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-198 1H.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Consider the Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Vacation of an Existing Irrevocable Offer of Dedication for Public Purposes (Installation of Public Facilities and Ground Water Treatment) of Lot A of the Tuscany East Subdivision, Generally Located at the Southeast Corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street (Vacation #19-01) and Authorization to Execute and Record a Quitclaim Deed to Transfer Any and All of the City’s Interest in the Property Back to the Original Owner REPORT IN BRIEF Conduct a public hearing and consider the adoption of a Resolution to approve the vacation of the irrevocable dedication to the City for public facilities and ground water treatment for Lot A of the Tuscany East subdivision, generally located at the southeast corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street. Authorizes the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute and have recorded a quit claim deed to transfer any and all of the City’s interest in the property back to the owner, Greg Hostetler. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2019-2approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-224 1I.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report - Update to the City Council on Entry Signs Into the City and Possible Next Steps for the Project REPORT IN BRIEF Staff will present a Report updating the City Council on the Entry Sign project and seek direction on next steps. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on next steps for the City of Merced Entry Signs.   Action details Video Video
19-232 1I.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report - Update to the City Council on the Soccer Academy of Merced, Inc.’s Tax-Exempt Status REPORT IN BRIEF Soccer Academy of Merced, Inc.’s tax-exempt status was revoked on or around October 11, 2017. To date, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has not reinstated tax-exempt status. The City Council has requested a report on the efforts staff have taken to address this issue. RECOMMENDATION In the event that the Soccer Academy of Merced, Inc. is unable to resolve their current tax-exempt status, staff are seeking direction from the City Council on what next steps should be taken for the use of the Stephen Leonard Park Youth Center.   Action details Video Video
19-244 1K.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION; California Department of Finance v. City of Merced, et al.; Sacramento County Superior Court Case No.34-2016-80002485; AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)   Action details Not available
19-245 1K.2. 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