Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
March 3, 2020

Irish-American Heritage Month Proclamation.  Mayor Rose presented a proclamation to representatives of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America proclaiming March as Irish-American Heritage Month.

Water Conservation Month Proclamation.  Mayor Rose presented a proclamation to Abby Johnson, Intergovernmental Coordinator for Government Affairs with the St. Johns River Water Management District, proclaiming April as Water Conservation Month.

Presentation of IEMO IV Certificate.  Deputy Mayor Dittmore presented the completion certificate for IEMO IV to Mayor Rose.

Introduction of New Employees.  Public Works Director Mark Piccirillo introduced Maintenance Worker Andrew Preman, who started with the City on February 18, 2020.

Presentation by Brevard Tobacco Initiative.  Council received a presentation on tobacco retail licensing from Gabby Gillespie, Rachel Deal and Ashley Baxton from Students Working Against Tobacco.

CDBG Fair Housing Presentation.  Scott Modesitt, grant administrator for the City with Summit Professional Services, provided a training on fair housing laws.

Application for FFY 2019 Community Development Block Grant.  Council held a public hearing and received comment on the application for CDBG funds.  Council then unanimously approved authorizing the City Manager to develop a proposed FFY 2019 Community Development Block Grant in the regular category, and set a second public hearing for May 5, 2020, to consider an application, and approved an application to be prepared in the economic development category, should an eligible business come forward.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

  • The City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
  • Receipt of the Annual Report of the West Melbourne/Brevard County Joint Community Redevelopment Agency for FY 2018-2019

FY 2018-2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  Council received and discussed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the Fiscal Year ended September 30, 2019.

Reduction of Building Permit Fees.  Council took no action on Resolution No. 2020-05 reducing building permit fees, and directed staff to bring back research on what other municipalities are doing.

Training Facility Signage on Police Building.  Council approved, 6-1 with Mayor Rose opposed, an option for changing the signage on the Police Department building.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, after which this page will be updated.