Summary of Actions



December 4, 2018

Introduction of New Employees.  City Clerk Cynthia Hanscom introduced Records Technician Eric Popham, who started with the City on November 26, and Police Chief Rick Wiley introduced Accreditation Manager Jacqueline Wolfe, who started with the City on November 16, 2018, and Police Officers Corey Casey, William Grandinetti, Brian Liguori, and Zachary Martin, all who started with the City on November 30, 2018.

Future Land Use Map Amendment for Property on the East Side of Minton Road Located Immediately South of the U.S. Postal Facility.  Council held a public hearing and approved, 6-1 with Council Member Batcheldor opposed, Ordinance No. 2018-17 amending the future land use map of the comprehensive plan (SSA-2018-02) to change the future land use of 7.5 acres of property on the east side of Minton Road and south of the U.S. Post Office from Commercial (COM) to Institutional (INST).

YourLife Memory Care Revised Concept Site Plan and P-1 Zoning.  Council held a public hearing and 1) unanimously approved the revised concept plan for the memory care facility with conditions including all weather emergency access to Heritage Oaks Boulevard opposite the recent Heritage Pointe subdivision road, Boughton Way, and 2) unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2018-18 with the condition that a future agreement limiting the types of institutional uses allowed on this site is approved.

Amendment to Subdivision Code to Simplify Calculation of Recreation Fee and Reduce Amount of Maximum Partial Credit for Private Recreation Areas.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 2018-19, amending City Code of Ordinances Section 86-64, Dedication of Parkland or Payment of Recreation Fee, by providing a fixed fee per acre when a developer elects to pay a recreation fee in lieu of dedication of park or recreation land, reducing the maximum amount of the partial credit against the recreation fee given to developers for private recreation areas, and excluding the value of private land from the calculation of the credit.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

•    The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

•    The purchase of the two new replacement pumps and valves for the reuse distribution system from Barney’s Pumps, Inc., totaling $43,925.00.

•    The appointment of Amy Bromfield and Brian DeGonzague to fill vacancies on the Business Advisory Board with terms ending November 2019.

•    Resolution No. 2018-36 accepting the dedication of water distribution system and sanitary sewer system, and public utility easement for the Minton Cove Apartments, and authorized the City Manager to sign the Bill of Sale.

Five Year Capital Improvement Plan Update.  Council unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2018-20 updating the City’s Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on December 18, 2018.

Policy of Permitting Temporary In-Neighborhood Street Closures for Neighborhood Block Parties.  Council took no action on Resolution No. 2018-37 which had proposed to establish a no-fee administrative permit process for temporary street closures for neighborhood block parties.

Professional Engineering Task Order for Columbia Lane/Brandywine Lane Water Main Extension Project.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute the professional engineering task order for the Columbia Lane/Brandywine Lane Water Main Extension Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $145,440.

Springs at Hibiscus Crossing Apartments Gated Community.  Council unanimously approved allowing the Springs at Hibiscus Crossing apartments to be a gated community.

Springs at Hibiscus Crossing Recreation Impact Fee Agreement.  Council unanimously approved a recreation fee payment in lieu of dedication of land or park or recreation areas from Continental Properties, LLC.

Business of the Quarter Policy and Process.  Council unanimously approved the Business of the Quarter policy and process, and confirmed award recipients for the first quarter of 2019.

City of Melbourne Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment on 300 Acres Immediately Adjacent Sawgrass Lakes.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager, City Attorney and Planning Director to engage the City of Melbourne to address impacts on the City of West Melbourne from the City of Melbourne’s proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, after which this page will be updated.