MAY 16, 2017

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

MAY 16, 2017

CLOSED SESSION: 6:00 P.M.

OPEN SESSION: 7:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on May 16, 2017 at the City Council Chambers, 1416 C Street, Livingston, California. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the Deputy City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to this meeting at (209) 394-8041, Ext. 121. Any writings or documents pertaining to an Open Session item provided to a majority of the members of the legislative body less than 72 hours prior to the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at Livingston City Hall, 1416 C Street. The Open Session will begin at 7:00 p.m. The agenda shall be as follows:

CLOSED SESSION

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

CLOSED SESSION

A “Closed” or “Executive” Session of the City Council or the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Livingston may be held in accordance with state law which may include, but is not limited to, the following types of items: personnel matters, labor negotiations, security matters, providing instructions to real property negotiators, conference with legal counsel regarding pending litigation. The Closed Session will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 1416 C Street, Livingston, California. Any public comment on Closed Session items will be taken before the Closed Session. Any required announcements or discussion of Closed Session items or actions following the Closed Session will be made in the City Council Chambers, 1416 C Street, Livingston,

California.

3. Public Employee Appointment

(Government Code Section 54957)

Title: City Manager

City Manager Recruitment

4. Conference with Labor Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Negotiators:  Jose M. Sanchez, City Attorney

Unrepresented Employee – City Manager

5. Conference with Labor Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Negotiators:  Jose M. Sanchez, City Attorney

Unrepresented Employee – Acting Interim City Manager

6. Conference with Labor Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Negotiators: Acting City Manager Ruben Chavez

and City Attorney Jose M. Sanchez

Employee Organizations: All Represented and Unrepresented City Employees

Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution No.: 2017-28 Next Ordinance No.: 630

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call.

Closed Session Announcements.

Changes to the Agenda.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS

Supervisor Rodrigo Espinoza Announcements and Reports.

City Staff Announcements and Reports.

City Manager Announcements and Reports.

City Council Members’ Announcements and Reports.

Mayor’s Announcements and Reports.

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution Approving Memorandum of Understanding Forming the Merced Irrigation-Urban Groundwater Sustainability Agency and Declaring Its Intention to Fulfill Its Commitment to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act as Part of the Merced Irrigation-Urban Groundwater Sustainability Agency.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

This section of the agenda allows members of the public to address the City Council on any item NOT otherwise on the agenda. Members of the public, when recognized by the Mayor, should come forward to the lectern, and identify themselves. Comments are normally limited to three (3) minutes. In accordance with State Open Meeting Laws, no action will be taken by the City Council this evening. For items which are on the agenda this evening members of the public will be provided an opportunity to address the City Council as each item is brought up for discussion.

CONSENT AGENDA

Items on the Consent Calendar are considered routine or non-controversial and will be enacted by one vote, unless separate action is requested by the City Manager or City Council Member. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless members of the City Council or City Manager request that specific items be removed.

2. Waive Second Reading and adopt Ordinance No. 630 of the City Council of the City of Livingston Amending Title 8, “Health and Sanitation” to Add Chapter 9, “Camping and Storage of Personal Property” to the Municipal Code.

3. Resolution Authorizing the Acting City Manager to Prepare and Enter into a Lease with Hewlett-Packard for Computers, Monitors, and Associated Hardware/Software and Authorizing the Use of Mid-Valley IT to Install the Equipment and Software.

4. Resolution Accepting Completion of the CMAQ – Sidewalk Infill Project, Federal Project No. CML-5256(016), Authorizing the City Clerk to File a Notice of Completion with Merced County, and Authorizing the Acting City Manager to Release Payment and Performance Bonds and Make Final Payment of Retention Monies to FBD Vanguard Construction, Inc.

5. Resolution Accepting Completion of the Downtown Street Improvements Project, Authorizing the City Clerk to File a Notice of Completion with Merced County, and Authorizing the Acting City Manager to Release Payment and Performance Bonds and Make Final Payment of Retention Monies to Rolfe Construction.

6. Resolution Accepting Completion of the CMAQ – F Street Pedestrian/Bike Improvements Project, Federal Project No. CML-5256(014), Authorizing the City Clerk to File a Notice of Completion with Merced County, and Authorizing the Acting City Manager to Release Payment and Performance Bonds and Make Final Payment of Retention Monies to George Reed, Inc.

7. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on June 8, 2016.

8. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on February 21, 2017.

9. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on March 7, 2017.

10. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on April 4, 2017.

11. Approval of Warrant Register Dated April 28, 2017.

12. Approval of Warrant Register Dated May 11, 2017.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS:

13. Resolution Appointing Jose Antonio Ramirez as City Manager, Approving a City Manager Employment Agreement between the City of Livingston and Jose Antonio Ramirez for Service as City Manager and Setting Terms of Employment, Salary and Benefits.

14. Discussion and Possible Adoption of a Resolution Declaring the City a Sanctuary City or a Resolution Affirming the City’s Commitment to the Values of Dignity, Inclusivity, and Respect for all Individuals.

15. Discussion – Max Foster Sports Complex Soccer Fields.

ADJOURNMENT