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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/20/2019 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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19-283 1B.1. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS - Property: 3033 G Street, Merced, CA APN 007-350-009; Agency Negotiator: Frank Quintero, Director, Economic Development; Negotiating Parties: Doug Collins Representing Merced City School Districts and City of Merced and; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment   Action details Not available
19-286 1B.2. Closed Session ItemSUBJECT: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Agency Designated Representative: City Manager Steve Carrigan; Employee Organizations: Merced Police Officers’ Association (MPOA); Merced Association of Police Sergeants. AUTHORITY: Government Code Section 54957.6   Action details Not available
19-219 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
19-237 1H.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Committee Meeting Minutes of March 28, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-236 1H.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Bicycle Advisory Commission Meeting Minutes of February 26, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-250 1H.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of April 15, 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 April 15, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-225 1H.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Changing the Meeting Date and Time of the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission to the Third Thursday of Every Odd-Numbered Month at 4 p.m. as Recommended by the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving Resolution changing the meeting date and time of the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission to the third Thursday of every odd-numbered month at 4 p.m. as recommended by the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-20, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Setting the Day and Time of the Regular meeting of the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-238 1H.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Commission to Distribute the 2019 Allocation of the Wahneta Hall Trust Funds in the Amount of $1,561 to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced to Operate a Mini Train in Applegate Park REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving the recommend Wahneta Hall Trust Funds to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced in the amount of $1,561 to be used to operate and maintain the train at Kiddieland in Applegate Park. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Commission to allocate the 2019 Wahneta Hall Trust funds of $1,561 to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced to be paid out of Fund 795 Wahneta Hall Trust Fund; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-247 1H.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Request to Accept and Appropriate Donated Funds in the Amount of $237 from Fearless Yoga from a Fundraiser Held for Applegate Park Zoo to Purchase Animal Enrichment Supplies REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request for acceptance and appropriation in the amount of $237 from Fearless Yoga Fundraiser in the Contributions and Donations account to the Zoo Supplies account to purchase animal enrichment supplies for Applegate Park Zoo. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting a donation from Fearless Yoga Fundraiser in the amount of $237 to account 024-1205-360.02-01 (Contributions and Donations); and appropriating the same to account 024-1205-542-.25-00 (Maintenance Materials and Services) to purchase animal enrichment supplies.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-183 1H.12. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Award of Proposal and Approval of Agreement for Professional Services to Koff & Associates for Conducting a Citywide Employee Total Compensation Study for the Not to Exceed Amount of $75,040 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a contract and approving a professional services agreement with the consulting firm Koff & Associates to conduct a citywide employee total compensation study for the not to exceed amount of $75,040. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion awarding a contract for professional services to include a citywide compensation study to Koff & Associates in an amount not to exceed $75,040 and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the Agreement for Professional Services.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-241 1H.13. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Merced and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants Regarding Pay, Hours and Other Terms and Conditions of Employment for the Period January 1, 2019 Through December 31, 2019 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Merced and the Merced Association of Police Sergeants regarding pay, hours and other terms and conditions of employment for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-22, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Merced Association of Police Sergeants; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-222 1H.14. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Merced and the Merced Police Officers Association Regarding Pay, Hours and Other Terms and Conditions of Employment for the Period January 1, 2019 Through December 31, 2019 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a Memorandum of Understanding with between the City of Merced and the Merced Police Officers Association regarding pay, hours and other terms and conditions of employment for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-23, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, approving Memorandum of Understanding with between the City and the Merced Police Officer Association; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-288 1H.15. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Seek Applicants for Boards and Commissions Annual Vacancies REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes staff to seek applicants for vacancies for terms expiring July 1, 2019 and for current vacant seats on all Boards and Commissions. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion directing the Clerk’s Office to notice all current vacant seats and upcoming vacancies for all Boards and Commissions.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-221 1H.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolutions By The City Council Acting In Its Capacity as the Housing Successor Agency Authorizing the Retention of 26 West 18th Street, a Housing Asset Owned By the Former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Merced, Validating the Deposit of Funds Into the Housing Asset Fund From the Sale Of 454 West 18th Street, Which Was A Housing Asset Owned By the Former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Merced and Validating the Deposits of Funds Into the Housing Asset Fund From the Sale of 951 West 7th Street Which Was a Housing Asset Owned By the Former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Merced REPORT IN BRIEF Considers adopting Resolutions of the City Council, acting in its capacity as the Housing Successor Agency to approve the Retention of 26 West 18th Street, a Housing Asset Owned by the Former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Merced and validating the deposit of funds into the Housing Asset Fund from the sale of 454 West 18th Street and 951 West 7th Street, both of which were Housing Assets Owned by the Former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Merced. approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-239 1H.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of a Finding of Public Convenience or Necessity to Allow Beer and Wine Sales for Off-Site Consumption for Exxon Mobil/Mobil Mart Located at 782 Carol Avenue (Land Use Determination #19-01) REPORT IN BRIEF This report provides options for the City Council to consider in making a Finding of Public Convenience or Necessity (PCN), as required by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to allow the sale of beer and wine for off-site consumption for Exxon Mobil/Mobil Mart located at 782 Carol Avenue. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the Finding of Public Convenience or Necessity to allow the issuance of a Type 20 Alcohol License (allows the sale of beer and wine for off-site consumption) for Exxon Mobil/Mobil Mart located at 782 Carol Avenue.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-214 1H.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of First Amendment to the Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. Contract, Extending the Contract for an Additional Two-Year Term for Legislative Affairs Advocacy and Consulting Services for an Annual Amount of $60,000 REPORT IN BRIEF Consider the approval of the First Amendment the Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. contract, extending the term of the agreement for an additional two years for Legislative Affairs Advocacy and Consulting Services for an annual Amount of $60,000. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the First Amendment to the Townsend Public Affairs, Inc., contract and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-267 1H.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Negotiate the Temporary Purchase of Transfer Water Between the Merced Irrigation District and the City of Merced Through a Memorandum of Understanding and to Return with a Final Agreement for City Council Consideration REPORT IN BRIEF Provide staff the authority to negotiate the temporary purchase of transfer water between Merced Irrigation District and the City of Merced through a Memorandum of Understanding and direct staff to return with a final document for consideration by the City Council. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion providing staff the authority to negotiate the temporary purchase of transfer water between the Merced Irrigation District and the City of Merced through a Memorandum of Understanding and direct staff to return with a final document for consideration by the City Council.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-168 1I.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving General Plan Amendment #19-01 to Amend the Merced Vision 2030 General Plan Transportation and Circulation Element to Eliminate a Portion of Mission Avenue, Between S. Coffee Street and State Highway 99, Includes Adopting a CEQA Categorical Exemption Pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines and Adoption of Resolution Declaring the Intent to Abandon the Same Parcel and Setting a Public Hearing on June 17, 2019, for the Vacation Process (Vacation #18-01) REPORT IN BRIEF Considers adopting a resolution to amend the Merced Vision 2030 General Plan Transportation and Circulation Element to eliminate the portion of Mission Avenue, between S. Coffee Street and State Highway 99 and adopting a CEQA Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines. In addition, the Council will consider adopting a resolution declaring the intent to vacate this area (Mission Avenue, between S. Coffee Street and Highway 99) and Setting a Public Hearing on June 17, 2019, for the vacation process. RECOMMENDATION City Council - approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-287 1J.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: City of Merced Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget REPORT IN BRIEF Review of the City Manager’s proposed FY 2019-20 Budget. RECOMMENDATION For information and discussion only.   Action details Video Video
19-264 1K.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Council Discussion on Items to be Reviewed by Newly Formed Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee REPORT IN BRIEF This item allows for Council discussion on possible amendments to the City of Merced Charter and to provide the newly appointed Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee with direction. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Provide direction to the Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee and staff on specific sections of the Charter for review.   Action details Video Video
19-259 1K.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Appointments to the Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee with 6 Members by District and 3 Members in At-Large Seats REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the appointment of individuals to the Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting nominations and appointing one individual to each of the six City Council Districts and three individuals to at-large seats on the Citizens Advisory Charter Review Committee.approvedPass Action details Video Video