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Council meets Monday at 6 p.m.

Mike Conway

Post Date:07/12/2019

Park grant, transportation plan on Council's agenda  

The City Council will consider a grant application for a park in North Merced and hold a public hearing on a transportation plan at its Monday night meeting.

The meeting will be at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber on the second floor of the Merced Civic Center, (City Hall), 678 W. 18th St.

On the agenda:

  • The City is applying for a Proposition 68 grant for $8.5 million for a park site in North Merced. A series of community meetings have been held to obtain comments on where the park should be located and what should be included at the site. The Council will select the site and the amenities for the grant.

  • The Council will hold a public hearing on the Active Transportation and Safe- Routes-to-School-Plan and consider adopting the environmental review of the plan.

  • The Council will be asked to approve a lease at the Bell Station with Coralisa Gary, dba, Glamazon. The three-year lease is in the same Downtown building as the U.S. Post Office.

The Council will meet in closed session at 5:30 p.m. regarding existing litigation.

The meetings are streamed on Facebook Live on the City's Facebook, City of Merced. A link to the live meeting is also on the City's web site at Videos of previous meetings can be found at that link, and are tied to each agenda item. Those services are in addition to the live broadcast of the regular meeting on Comcast's Government Channel 96.

The Council agenda is posted online at, outside the chambers prior to the meeting and 72 hours before the meeting at the City Clerk's Office. Request to Speak forms are available at the meeting or can be downloaded from the City's website. Cards must be turned in to the City Clerk in order for a person to be recognized by the Council. Hmong and Spanish translators are available at all regular Council meetings.

The City Council meets the first and third Monday of the month, except when there is a holiday, when it meets the following day.

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