Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
October 1, 2019

Presentation by Hospice of St. Francis for Lights of Love.  Kristie Henry-Roling, Hospice of St. Francis, invited Council to the 2nd Annual Lights of Love ceremony to be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, in West Melbourne Community Park.

Introduction of New Employee in Public Works.  Public Works Director Mark Piccirillo introduced Mechanic Hector Mora who started with the City on September 23, 2019.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

  • The City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
  • The recommended recipient of the Business of the Quarter for the 4th quarter of 2019.
  • Resolution No. 2019-15 accepting the dedication of roadway system improvements and drainage infrastructure for the final segment of Durham Drive, and authorized the City Manager to sign the Bill of Sale.
  • Resolution No. 2019-10 approving the transfer of City-owned property to the State of Florida in support of the State’s U.S. 192 and Hollywood Boulevard/Evans Road Improvement Project.

Water Plant Feasibility Study Final Report and Recommendations.  Council received and unanimously accepted the final City of West Melbourne Water Treatment Plant Feasibility Study dated September 2019 prepared by Hazen and Sawyer, and unanimously determined to proceed toward the likely development of a City of West Melbourne Water Treatment Plant, deferring formal notice to the City of Melbourne until additional engineering is completed.  Council also unanimously selected the existing City of West Melbourne Public Works and Wastewater Treatment Plant property as the location of the proposed West Melbourne Water Treatment Plant, and unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute task orders with Hazen and Sawyer to seek to secure a Consumptive Use Permit from the St. Johns River Water Management District for a City of West Melbourne allocation of Floridian Aquifer groundwater and to design and bid a test/production well to the Floridian Aquifer.

Annual Street Resurfacing.  Council unanimously approved awarding the contract to Asphalt Paving Systems Inc., in the amount of $446,079.80 for annual street resurfacing.

Term Contract for Odor Control Service at Ray Bullard Water Reclamation Facility Headworks Structure.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute a Term Contract with Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC, for odor control services at the Ray Bullard Reclamation Facility Headworks Structure.

Annual Review of the Police Chief’s Performance.  Council unanimously accepted the summary results of the Police Chief’s annual performance evaluation and approved a five percent salary increase for the Police Chief.

Annual review of the City Attorney’s Performance.  Council unanimously accepted the summary results of the City Attorney’s annual performance evaluation and approved a six percent salary increase for the City Attorney.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, after which this page will be updated.