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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/3/2019 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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19-301 1B.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
19-302 1H.1. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Recognition of El Capitan High School Boys Track Team REPORT IN BRIEF A certificate will be received by the Division III Section Champions, El Capitan High School Boys Track Team.   Action details Video Video
19-307 1H.2. Ceremonial Matter ItemSUBJECT: Proclamation - Juneteenth REPORT IN BRIEF Received by Allen Brooks, NAACP President   Action details Video Video
18-643 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
19-270 1J.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of April 17, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-297 1J.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of May 6, 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 May 6, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-277 1J.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Street Closure Request #19-10 by Merced LGBTQ Alliance to Host the Annual Merced LGBTQ Alliance Pride 2019 Event, Located on W. Main Street Between M and K Streets (Including Bob Hart Square); and Canal Street Between W. Main Street and Arbor Lane, on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by the Merced LGBTQ Alliance for the closure and use of City streets and Bob Hart Square on Saturday, July 6, 2019, for the Annual Merced LGBTQ Alliance Pride 2019 event. The request seeks approval to close W. Main Street, between M and K Streets, including Bob Hart Square, and Canal Street between W. Main Street and Arbor Lane, on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the street closure of W. Main Street between M and K Streets, including the use of Bob Hart Square, and Canal Street between W. Main Street and Arbor Lane, on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., subject to the details and conditions outlined in the administrativeapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-235 1J.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of the Second Meeting in November as the Date to Receive the Fire Department’s Annual State Mandated Fire Inspection Compliance Report as Required by California Health and Safety Code Sections 13146.2 through 13146.4 REPORT IN BRIEF California Health and Safety Code Section 13146.4 requires the Fire Department to provide City Council with an annual report confirming that it has completed the inspection of certain structures as required by California Health and Safety Code Sections 13146.2 and 13146.3. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion allowing the Fire Chief or designee to present the Council with its Annual Inspection report on its compliance pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 13146.2 and 13146.3, during the second Council meeting in November of each year for the reporting period October 1st (previous year) to September 30th (current year).approvedPass Action details Not available
19-187 1J.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with LABWORKS, LLC, in the Total Amount of $174,200 Over Five (5) Years, for the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Water Quality Control Laboratory REPORT IN BRIEF Consider awarding a software contract for the LIMS program for the WWTP Water Quality Control Laboratory. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the professional services agreement with LABWORKS, LLC, in the total amount of $174,200 over a five year term, for the LIMS software program at the WWTP Water Quality Control Laboratory; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute all necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-262 1J.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Introduction of Ordinance to Amend Section 15.32.080, “State Connection Regulations - Backflow Control Devices” of the Merced Municipal Code to Mandate that the Only Approved Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems Allowed to Be Installed Within the City be a Multipurpose Design and a “Passive Purge” System Pursuant to NFPA 13D and the California Building Code REPORT IN BRIEF Introduction of Ordinance to Amend Section 15.32.080, “State Connection Regulations - Backflow Control Devices,” mandating that the only approved Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems allowed to be installed within the City be a Multipurpose Design and a “Passive Purge” System Pursuant to NFPA 13D and the California Building Code. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion introducing Ordinance 2501, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, amending Section 15.32.080, “State Connection Regulations - Backflow Control Devices” of the Merced Municipal Code.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-282 1J.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information-Only Contracts for the Month of May 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 Video Video
19-246 1J.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Professional Services Agreement with ABS Direct, Inc. to Provide Printing and Mailing Services for City Billing Statements for the Five-Year Period July 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2024, for an Approximate Annual Cost of $33,800 Plus Postage Expenses REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a five-year Professional Services Agreement with ABS Direct, Inc. for $33,800 annually to provide printing, folding, inserting, sealing and applying postage on the statements for municipal services, business licenses and miscellaneous receivables. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a Professional Services Agreement with ABS Direct, Inc. to provide printing and mailing services for City billing statements and authorize the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute all necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-248 1J.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Data Ticket, Inc. to Provide Parking Citation Processing and Collection Services for the Five-Year Period July 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2024 for an Amount not to Exceed $70,000 Per Year REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a five-year Professional Services Agreement with Data Ticket, Inc., for an annual amount not to exceed $70,000, to provide parking citation processing and collections services. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving a Professional Services Agreement with Data Ticket, Inc. to provide parking citation processing and collections services and authorize the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute all necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-234 1J.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Fiscal Year 2019-20 Annual Special Tax Rates for Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 2003-2 (Services) REPORT IN BRIEF Consider setting the Annual Special Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2019-20 for Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 2003-2 (Services) for the City of Merced. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-26, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Acting as the Legislative Body of the Community Facilities District No. 2003-2 (Services) of the City of Merced, Authorizing the Establishment of an Annual Special Tax for Said District for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-292 1K.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Affords the Interested Public an Opportunity to Provide Input on the Content of the City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority and the Parking Authority Fiscal Year 2019-20 Proposed Budget REPORT IN BRIEF Public Hearing to afford the interested public an opportunity to provide input on the content of the 2019-20 City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority, and Parking Authority Proposed Budget RECOMMENDATION City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority - It is recommended that the City Council/Authorities conduct the Public Hearing and provide direction to the City Manager on the content of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget; and adopt a motion continuing the Public Hearing to the June 17, 2019 Council Meeting.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-268 1K.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Consideration of an Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Decision to Grant a One-Year Extension to Bright Development for Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map #1291 for the Subdivision Involving 39.8 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of G Street at Merrill Place (Extended) REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the appeal filed by BP Investors, LLC, Leeco, LLC, Exposition Properties, LLC and Rick Telegan, as adjacent landowners, of the Planning Commission’s decision to grant a one-year extension for Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map (VTSM) #1291 to Bright Development. Requests that direction be given to staff to prepare findings either in support of the appeal (overturning the Planning Commission’s decision) or denying the appeal (upholding the Planning Commission’s decision). RECOMMENDATION City Council: To Approve the appeal and overturn the Planning Commission’s decision to grant a one-year extension of VTSM #1291, adopt a motion: A. Providing Direction for staff to prepare Findings in support of the appeal of the extension of Vesting Tentative Subdivision MapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-306 1L.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report - Fourth of July Illegal Fireworks Enforcement Strategies and Public Outreach Campaign by the City of Merced and Adopt a Motion Approving the Placement of Banners on Light Poles in Downtown Merced and G Street to Support Prevention Efforts REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an update to the City Council on the City’s efforts to combat illegal fireworks within the City limits and the public outreach efforts being made to deter people from using, selling and possessing illegal fireworks and approves the placement of banners on light poles in downtown Merced and G Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion receiving the informational report on the City’s efforts to combat illegal fireworks and approving the request to place banners on light poles downtown and on G Street from June 4, 2019 to July 6, 2019.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-296 1L.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report - Approval of Locations for Highway Entry Signs, a Downtown Archway, and Possible Next Steps for the Project REPORT IN BRIEF Staff will present proposed locations for highway entry signs and a downtown archway and seek direction on next steps. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on next steps for the City of Merced Entry Signs.   Action details Video Video
19-269 1L.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Report - Allows for Public Input on Various Maintenance Districts’ Engineer’s Reports and Budgets for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 During the Public Meeting REPORT IN BRIEF Considers public input on the various Maintenance Districts’ budgets during the public meeting, without taking action on the determination of assessment levy until the close of the public hearing scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion seeking public input on the Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Maintenance Districts’ budgets, without taking action until the public hearing is closed on June 17, 2019.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-265 1M.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Mayor Murphy’s Request to Discuss a Sister City in Thailand REPORT IN BRIEF This item is in response to Mayor Murphy’s request to discuss adding a Sister City in Thailand pursuant to City Council Administrative Policies and Procedures C-1. RECOMMENDATION It is requested Council give staff direction on this item.approvedPass Action details Video Video