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Summary of Actions

 

 
CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
November 18, 2014

 

Swearing in of Re-Elected Council Members.  City Clerk Sue Frank performed the Oath of Office for re-elected Council Members Bill Mettrick, John “Coach” Tice, and Andrea Young.


Determination of Term of Deputy Mayor.  Council approved, by a 4-3 vote with Deputy Mayor Tice and Council Members Young and Smith opposing, the term for the next Deputy Mayor as one year ending November 17, 2015.


Selection of Deputy Mayor.  Council unanimously selected Bill Mettrick as Deputy Mayor.


City Council Meeting Pledge.  Mayor Rose distributed the City Council Meeting Pledge and asked Council Members to sign the document.


4th Annual Mayor’s Award for Beautification.  Mayor Hal Rose and Council Member Andrea Young presented the 4th Annual Mayor’s Award for Beautification to ITG Realty.


Award Presentation to Motor Officer Ted Salem.  Police Chief Rick Wiley, along with Deputy Scott Behringer, presented Officer Ted Salem with his 1st Place trophy he earned in the 2014 Space Coast Law Enforcement Motor Challenge.


Introduction of New City Employee.  Police Chief Rick Wiley introduced Police Officer Kurt Mister.


Presentation on U.S. 192 Intersection Improvement Concepts.  Council received a presentation of recommendations by Kittelson & Associates to Florida Department of Transportation on future improvements to the intersections located at U.S. 192 and Minton/Wickham and U.S. 192 and Hollywood/Evans.


Ordinance Prohibiting Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Growing Facilities in all Zoning Districts.  Council held a public hearing and determined not to adopt, by a vote of 5-2 with Council Members Eley and Tice opposing, Ordinance No. 2014-29.


Zoning Code Amendment for service stations.  Council unanimously postponed the public hearing on the first reading of an ordinance revising service stations in the Zoning Code to December 2, 2014.


Rezoning for 420 S. Wickham Road.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2014-31, approving the rezoning of 420 S. Wickham Road to General Commercial (C-2) zoning, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on December 2, 2014.


Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:
 

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
  • An agreement with Crystal Lakes West Homeowners Association allowing the City to enforce the provisions of Florida Statutes regarding traffic control on private streets.
  • Appointment of Sandy Carbon to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board with a term expiring November 2015.
  • Re-appointment of Rich Cordeau to serve as the fifth member of the Police Officers’ Retirement Board of Trustees for a four-year term ending November 18, 2018.
  • The renewal of the county-wide Mutual Aid Agreement between Brevard County law enforcement agencies, including the West Melbourne Police Department.

 

Resolution No. 2014-27 setting the City Council meeting schedule for calendar year 2015.  Council unanimously approved removing the January 6, 2015, meeting from the schedule and accepted the remaining scheduled dates.


City Council Appointments to Various Board and Committees.  Council unanimously made appointments for representation by Council Members or City officials to various boards and committees, as well as liaisons to other agencies and City advisory boards and committees.


ABC (Authorities, Boards and Committees) Annual Report and Appointments/ Reappointments.  Council received the Annual ABC Report and unanimously approved the following appointments/reappointments:

Name

Board

Appointment/

Reappointment

Term

Term

Rob Beckner

Board of Adjustment

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Steve Hinson

Board of Adjustment

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Catherine Ziebell

Board of Adjustment

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

 

 

 

 

 

George Bosch

Citizens Action Committee
           

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Sandy Carbon

Citizens Action Committee

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Mary Hewitt

Citizens Action Committee

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

 

 

 

 

 

Edward Erhmann

Code Enforcement Board

Reappointment

3

11/2014 – 11/2017

Andrew Jones

Code Enforcement Board

Reappointment

3

11/2014 – 11/2017

Mary Crawford (alternate)

Code Enforcement Board

Reappointment

3

11/2014 – 11/2017

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Bernkopf

Planning & Zoning Board

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Chris Jaudon

Planning & Zoning Board

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Fritz Kawohl

Planning & Zoning Board

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016

Mark Vorce

Planning & Zoning Board

Reappointment

2

11/2014-11/2016


Partnership with Brevard County Sheriff’s Department to secure new Law Enforcement Records Management System.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to enter into agreements with New World Systems, Spillman Technologies and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department to secure the purchase of the necessary items that will allow West Melbourne to participate in the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department’s records management system project.


Construction Manager Contract for the Phase I Redevelopment of West Melbourne Community Park.  Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2014-28 approving a Guaranteed Maximum Price construction agreement in the amount of $995,000 with W&J Construction Corporation for constructing Phase I improvements at West Melbourne Community Park and amended the 2014-2015 budget by $250,000 for City direct purchase of materials for the project.


Development Agreement for Cumberland Farms, Inc. at 2300 Minton Road.  Council unanimously approved the development agreement, with changes, between Cumberland Farms, Inc. and the City of West Melbourne for the property at 2300 Minton Road.


Development Agreement for Cumberland Farms, Inc. and MC 192, LLC.  Council unanimously approved the development agreement for Cumberland Farms, Inc. and MC 192, LLC for the property at 4440 W. New Haven Avenue.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, after which this page will be updated.