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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 7/15/2019 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Published agenda: Amended Agenda Packet Amended Agenda Packet Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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19-396 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
18-641 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
19-355 1H.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only - Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of June 13, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-338 1H.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of June 17, 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 June 17, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-289 1H.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Application to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) Agricultural Tractor Replacement Incentive Program for the Replacement of One (1) Tractor at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and Accepting and Increasing Revenue in the Amount of $155,000 for Future Reimbursement from the SJVAPCD Incentive Program, if Approved REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving an application to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) Agricultural Tractor Replacement Program for the replacement of one tractor at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A Approving an application to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) Agricultural Tractor Replacement Program for the replacement of one tractor at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP); and, B. Accepting and increasing revenue in the amount of $155,000 in Fund 674 - Fleet Replacement for future reimbursement from the SJVAPCD Incentive Program if approved; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant CiapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-284 1H.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Citywide Classification Study and Adoption of Resolution to Amend the Classification and Pay Plans by Establishing New Job Classifications and Salary Ranges, Amending Job Classification Titles and Deleting Job Classifications and Amending the Budget Allocation by Adding a Community Liaison Position to the Police Department Budget and Deleting a Recreation Supervisor Position from the Police Department Budget REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving the Citywide Classification Study and adopting a Resolution updating the City’s Classification and Pay Plans and Amending the Budget Allocation by Adding a Community Liaison Position to the Police Department Budget and Deleting a Recreation Supervisor from the Police Department Budget. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2019-41, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, updating the classification plan by amending current classification titles, establishing new classification titles, and deleting obsolete classification tiles; and, B. Approving the additioapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-363 1H.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Declaring the Intent to Abandon a Storm Drainage Easement and Street Light Easement at 1368 Griffin Street, Generally Located on the East Side of Griffin Street, Approximately 525 Feet North of McSwain Road, and Setting a Public Hearing for August 19, 2019 (Vacation #19-03) REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the abandonment of an old storm drainage easement and street light easement at 1368 Griffin Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-39, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, declaring its intention to vacate a Storm Drainage Easement and Street Light Easement at 1368 Griffin Street, generally located on the east side of Griffin Street, approximately 525 feet north of McSwain Road (Vacation #19-03), and setting the time and place for a public hearing.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-364 1H.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Second Amendment to the Amended and Restated Contract for Water, Sewer, and Other Services Between the City of Merced and the Regents of the University of California and the First Amendment to the Agreement Affecting Real Property and Covenant to Annex and Authorization to Submit an Application to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) to Reflect the Revised Boundary Area REPORT IN BRIEF Considers two amendments to contracts with the University of California from 2016 regarding services and annexation to reflect a minor boundary change in the UC Merced Campus site and will also consider authorizing City staff to prepare an application to the Merced County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) to reflect the revised boundary in the previously-approved Out of Boundary Service Request. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving the Second Amendment to the Amended and Restated Contract for Water, Sewer, and Other Services between the City of Merced and the Regents of the University of California; and, B. Approving the First AmendmenapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-374 1H.10. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Lease Agreement Between the City of Merced and Coralisa Gary, d.b.a. Glamazon, for 490 Square-Feet of Tenant Space in the Bell Station (415 W. 18th Street) for a Three (3) Year Term and a One Year Option with Rent Starting at $612.50 Per Month REPORT IN BRIEF Considers a lease agreement (3-year term with a 1-year option) with Coralisa Gary, d.b.a. Glamazon for tenant space in the Bell Station located at 415 W. 18th Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the lease agreement between Coralisa Gary, a sole proprietor, doing business as Glamazon and the City of Merced and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-379 1H.11. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Professional Service Agreement Between the City of Merced and Chabin Concepts for On-Call Economic Development Services in the Not to Exceed Amount of $50,000.00 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving the terms and scope of services for a Professional Services Agreement with Chabin Concepts to provide on-call consulting services to the Office of Economic Development. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the professional services agreement between the City of Merced and Chabin Concepts, Inc. for on-call economic development consulting services in the amount not to exceed $50,000.00 and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute all the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-388 1H.12. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Authorization to Accept and Appropriate a Donation of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) from the Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union to be Used to Purchase Supplies and Offer Stipends for the Summer at City Hall Program REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting and appropriating a donation of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) from the Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union to offset the costs of the Summer at City Hall Program. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting and increasing revenue to account 024-1218-360.02-00 in the amount of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for the donation from the Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union for use in the Summer at City Hall Program; and, B. Appropriating one thousand eight hundred ($1,800) to account #024-1218-542.17-00 for students stipends and seven hundred ($700) to account #024-1218-542.29-00 to purchase supplies for the Summer at City Hall Program.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-330 1H.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Contract to LSA Associates, Inc. for Environmental Compliance Services for the Proposed Well Site No. 22, Project No. 116020, in the Amount of $94,422.02 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a contract in the amount of $94,422.02 to LSA Associates, Inc. to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the proposed municipal Well 22 at 3987 North Hatch Road. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion awarding a contract for the proposed Well Site No. 22 environmental impact report to LSA Associates, Inc., in the amount of $94,422; and, authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-346 1H.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-11 by the Mercy Medical Center Merced Foundation to Reserve the Use of Portions of the Merced Municipal Airport from Friday, September 27, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.; to Host Their Biennial Fundraising Gala, to be Scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by the Mercy Medical Center Merced Foundation to allow the use of portions of the Merced Municipal Airport from Friday, September 27, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. for the set-up, the event, and the clean-up of the Foundation’s biennial fundraising gala, to include the serving of alcohol. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of portions of the Merced Municipal Airport from Friday, September 27, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., as requested by the Mercy Medical Center Merced Foundation, for their biennial fundraising gala (includes the serving of alcohol); suapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-300 1I.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Environmental Review #19-17 - Statutory Exemption for Feasibility and Planning Studies Pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15162 and Adoption of Resolution to Approve the City of Merced Active Transportation and Safe-Routes-to-School Plan REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving environmental review #19-17 and adopting a resolution to approve the Active Transportation and Safe-Routes-to-School Plan. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Environmental Review #19-17 - Statutory Exemption for Feasibility and Planning Studies Pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15162 and adopting Resolution 2019-40, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, adopting the City of Merced Active Transportation and Safe-Routes-to-School Plan.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-380 1I.2. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing and Consideration of the Adoption of Resolution to Authorize the Inclusion in the California Municipal Finance Authority Bond Opportunities for Land Development (BOLD) Program; Authorizes the California Municipal Finance Authority to Accept Applications from Property Owners, Conduct Proceedings and Levy Special Taxes Within the City of Merced Pursuant to the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982, As Amended; and Other Related Actions REPORT IN BRIEF Following a Public Hearing, considers the adoption of a Resolution allowing properties within the territory of the City of Merced to participate in the California Municipal Finance Authority (CMFA) Bond Opportunities for Land Development (BOLD) program which provides long-term financing for certain development-related fees and infrastructure improvements. RECOMMENDATION: City Council - Adopt a Motion: A. Approving Resolution 2019-41, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, authorizing use and inclusion in the California Municipal Financing Authorities Bond Opportunities for Land DevelapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-389 1J.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Adopt a Motion Selecting the North Merced Park Location, Amenities and Layout and Authorizing the Submission of a Proposition 68 Statewide Park Program Grant Round 3 Grant Application for an Amount Not to Exceed $8.5 Million Dollars ($8,500,000) REPORT IN BRIEF Considers granting authority for submittal of a grant application for funding of a new park in North Merced and adopting a motion selecting the location, amenities, and layout of the park for an amount not to exceed $8.5 Million ($8,500,000). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion selecting the North Merced park location, amenities and layout and authorizing the Parks and Recreation Department to submit the Proposition 68 Statewide Park Program Round 3 grant application for an amount not to exceed $8.5 million dollars ($8,500,000).approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-331 1J.2. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report - Findings and Discussion on Forming a New Sister City Relationship REPORT IN BRIEF Updates City Council on current Sister City relationships and steps to form a new relationship. RECOMMENDATION Provide staff direction on the next steps for the formation of a new Sister City relationship.approvedPass Action details Video Video