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Summary of Actions


June 5, 2018

Budget Workshop – Projected Revenues and Proposed Capital Improvement Projects, Vehicle Replacements and Street Maintenance Budgets.  Council conducted a workshop and discussed projected revenues, the proposed vehicle replacement and street maintenance plans and potential capital improvement projects for possible inclusion in the proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.

Introduction of New Employees.  Police Chief Wiley introduced new Police Officer Jason Wheeler, who started with the City on May 18; and Public Works Director Mark Piccirillo introduced Maintenance Worker Reynaldo Cirilo, who started with the City on May 21.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

  • Resolution No. 2018-09 accepting the dedication of partial water and sewer improvements for Sawgrass Lakes Phase Three.

  • Council travel to the 92nd Annual Florida League of Cities Conference and approved Mayor Hal Rose as the voting representative.

Professional Engineering Task Order for the M-1 Canal Water Main Extension Project.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute the professional engineering task order for the M-1 Canal Water Main Extension Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $198,815.

Consideration of a Potential Stormwater Fee Rate Increase.
  Council unanimously selected a tentative minimum per parcel fee of $5 and a tentative maximum per Equivalent Residential Unit fee of $52 and authorized the City Manager to work with the Brevard County Natural Resource Management Department to advertise the potential rate increase and to proceed towards future City Council consideration of a potential City of West Melbourne stormwater fee rate increase in fiscal year 2018-2019.

Additional School Resource Officers for the 2018-2019 School Year.  Council unanimously accepted the partial funding proposal from the School Board of Brevard County and committed to assigning four West Melbourne Police Officers as School Resource Officers assigned to Central Middle School, Meadowlane Intermediate School, Meadowlane Primary School, and the West Melbourne Elementary School for Science for the 2018-2019 school year; authorized the Mayor to execute the agreement with the School Board; and authorized the advertisement of an ad valorem tax increase in fiscal year 2018-2019 to pay for the estimated 34.2% portion of the assigned officers’ salaries and benefits not provided by the School Board. This would bring the total number of authorized sworn officers in 2018-2019 to fifty. Council also asked staff to negotiate with the charter schools in the City for possible assignment of School Resource Officers.  This would be brought back to Council for future consideration.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, after which this page will be updated.