Summary of Actions



October 16, 2018

Introduction of New Employees.  Public Works Director Mark Piccirillo introduced Water Distribution Worker Cory Lifts, who started with the City on September 21, 2018. Police Chief Rick Wiley introduced Police Officer Michael Preisler, who started with the City on October 5, 2018.

2017-2018 Annual Wastewater Operations and Condition Assessment Report.  Council received a presentation from Jacobs on the 2017-2018 Annual Wastewater Operations and Condition Assessment report of the plant process control, collection system and reuse distribution.

Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezoning for Heritage Lakes.  Council unanimously approved the continuation of the public hearings of the Heritage Lakes application for a comprehensive plan map amendment and rezoning from October 16, 2018, to November 20, 2018

Hollywood Estates Veterans Club Loan of Art to the City of West Melbourne Veterans Memorial Complex.  Council received a presentation of a loaned limited edition signed print of the Skidoo plane from World War II, signed by the pilot, and a certificate of appreciation for Council’s support of veterans.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
  • Resolution No. 2018-27 accepting the dedication of Imagine Way between Durham Drive to the east and Litchfield Drive/Academic Lane to the west, and authorized the City Manager to sign the Bill of Sale.
  • Resolution No. 2018-29 officially naming the private internal roadways in the Springs of Hibiscus Crossing apartments as Mayowood Circle and Proctor Drive.

Budgeted Vehicle Purchases for Public Works Department.  Council unanimously voted to purchase three trucks from Coggin Ford and another truck from Palmetto Ford Center for the Public Works Department.

Professional Engineering Task Order for the Blower Air Line Replacement Project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute the professional engineering task order for the Blower Air Line Replacement Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $96,510.

Police Department Air Conditioning.  Council unanimously approved purchasing a reconfigured Police Department air conditioning system from CMS Mechanical in the amount of $59,997.

Purchase of New Furniture/Equipment/Appliances for Police Department Expansion.  Council unanimously authorized the purchase of the needed furniture, equipment and appliances for the Police Department building expansion and replacement of furniture and equipment in existing facility in the amount of $248,805.

Code Amendment to Add Master Plan Process in the Gateway Interchange Zoning District.  Council unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2018-16 to amend the Gateway Interchange zoning to allow for a master plan approval process.

Amendment to Annual Wages for Deputy Chief and Captain Classifications.  By a 4-3 vote with Council Members Dittmore, Smith and Mettrick opposed, Council voted to table Resolution No. 2018-28, amending the annual wages for the classifications of Deputy Chief and Captain, until the completion of the classification and compensation study.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, after which this page will be updated.