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Meeting Name: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/19/2019 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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19-200 1E.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
19-440 1E.2. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Information Only-Site Plan Review Committee Meeting Minutes of June 20, 2019 RECOMMENDATION For information only.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-417 1E.3. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development/Parking Authority Meeting Minutes of July 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 July 15, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-373 1E.4. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Approving a Collaboration Between the City of Merced, the Fire Fighters Union and the California Fire Foundation to Provide Financial Assistance to Victims of Fire and Natural Disasters REPORT IN BRIEF Considers the adoption of a Resolution approving the collaboration between the City, the Fire Fighters Union and the California Fire Foundation to implement a Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program thereby enabling firefighters to provide gift cards to residents who have lost property and material possessions in an emergency through the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding and development of a Standard Operating Guideline. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Adopting Resolution 2019-54, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, authorizing the Fire Chief to act for the City Manager by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the California Fire Foundation (CFF), Merced Fire Department, and the bargaining unit, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF Local 1479approvedPass Action details Not available
19-357 1E.5. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Award of Bid and Approval of Contract to Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Inc. for Groundwater Monitoring Well and Municipal Well Sampling Services in the Amount of $220,800 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers awarding a contract in the amount of $220,800 to Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Inc. to perform groundwater sampling services to support the City’s PCE and MTBE environmental investigations RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion awarding a contract with Provost and Pritchard Engineering Group, Inc. for the three year term of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022, in the amount of $73,600 annually for each of the fiscal years FY 2019/20, FY 2020/21, and FY 2021/22 to provide groundwater well and municipal well sampling services and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-381 1E.6. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of Lease Agreement Between the City of Merced and YARTS (Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System) for Use of the Bus Concourse and Common Areas at the Merced Transportation Center (710 W. 16th Street) with Rent Starting at $200.00 per Month for a Term of Five Years with Annual Extensions by Mutual Agreement of the Parties REPORT IN BRIEF Considers a lease agreement (5-year Term with annual extensions by mutual agreement of the parties) with YARTS for use of the bus concourse and common area facilities located at the Merced Transportation Center, located at 710 W. 16th Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the lease agreement between YARTS and the City of Merced and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute all necessary documents.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-442 1E.7. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Approval of City-Owned Real Property Use Request #19-12 by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce for the Use of Bob Hart Square Park to Host a Vino and Tapas Fundraiser Event, to Include the Serving of Alcohol, on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving a request by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce to allow the use of Bob Hart Square Park for their Vino and Tapas Tasting fundraiser event, to include the serving of alcohol, on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the exclusive use of Bob Hart Square Park on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for the Vino and Tapas Tasting fundraising event (including the service of alcohol); subject to the conditions outlined in the administrative report.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-455 1E.8. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Denying the 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 Provides Resolution for adoption to deny 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 approve a one-year extension for Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map (VTSM) #1291 per City Council direction on June 3, 2019. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-38, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, denying an appeal by BP Investors, LLC; Leeco, LLC; and Exposition Properties, LLC, concerning the action of the Planning Commission resulting in the approval of the extension of Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map #1291 (Modified) for Bright Development, which extended the expiration date of the VestinapprovedPass Action details Not available
19-469 1E.9. Consent ItemSUBJECT: Second Reading and Final Adoption of Ordinance Amending Section 20.42 and Various Other Sections of the Merced Municipal Code Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units (Zoning Ordinance Amendment #19-02) REPORT IN BRIEF Second reading and final adoption of ordinance which would modify the City’s zoning regulations regarding accessory dwelling units. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Ordinance 2502, An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, Amending Sections 20.42 (“Second Units”) as well as Tables 20.08-1 (“Permitted Land Uses in the Residential Zoning Districts”), 20.16-1 (“Permitted Land Uses in the Urban Village Zoning Districts”), and 20.38-1 (“Off-Street Parking Requirements”); and Sections 20.08.030.F.1 (“Development Standards for Residential Zoning Districts, Parking”), 20.20.010.C.3 (“Urban Transition Zoning District, Development Standards”); 20.46.010 (“Residential Design Standards, Purpose”), and 20.90.020 (“Glossary, Definitions”) of the Merced Municipal Code.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-446 1F.1. Public Hearing ItemSUBJECT: Public Hearing - Adoption of Resolution 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 (Vacation #19-03) REPORT IN BRIEF The City Council will consider the abandonment of an old storm drainage easement and street light easement at 1368 Griffin Street. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving Resolution 2019-52, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, ordering the vacation of 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)approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-476 1G.1. Report ItemSUBJECT: Report to the City Council on Economic Opportunity Zones REPORT IN BRIEF Presentation to the City Council on the Opportunity Zone program created by the 2017 Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. RECOMMENDATION Information-Only.   Action details Video Video
19-430 1H.1. Business ItemSUBJECT: Request to Add Item to Future Agenda REPORT IN BRIEF Provides members of the City Council to request that an item be placed on a future City Council agenda for initial consideration by the City Council.   Action details Video Video
19-429 1H.2. Business ItemSUBJECT: City Council Comments REPORT IN BRIEF Provides an opportunity for the Mayor and/or Council Member(s) to make a brief announcement on any activity(ies) she/he has attended on behalf of the City and to make a brief announcement on future community events and/or activities. The Brown Act does not allow discussion or action by the legislative body under this section.   Action details Video Video