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Summary of Actions

 

CITY COUNCIL 
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS 
July 17, 2018


CDBG Fair Housing Presentation.  Council received a short training session on fair housing laws.


Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant.  Council held a public hearing and adopted Resolution No. 2018-13 authorizing the submittal of a neighborhood revitalization category Community Development Block Grant application in the amount of $750,000 for flood mitigation and drainage improvements along Bossieux Boulevard, Stephenson Drive, 1st Street and 3rd Street, and adopted Resolution No. 2018-14 approving a local match of $50,000 for the proposed grant-funded project.


Stormwater Utility Fee Increase.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2018-11 increasing the stormwater utility fee.


Code Amendment to include Single-Family Residential in the Commercial New Haven (C-NH) Zoning District.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2018-12, revising the CN-H, Commercial New Haven zoning district to include single-family residential as a permitted use, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on August 21, 2018.


Amend the Future Land Use Map to Properties Located on the South Side of Hibiscus Boulevard, West of Dairy Road and North of U.S. 192.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2018-10, amending the Future Land Use Map for the properties on Hibiscus Boulevard from Commercial (COM) and Medium Density Residential (MD-RES) to Urban Density Residential (UD-RES), and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on August 21, 2018.


Proposed Rezoning of Vacant Properties on the South Side of Hibiscus Boulevard, West of Dairy Road, and North of U.S. 192 to R-3, Multiple-Family Dwelling.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2018-11, rezoning the vacant properties located on the south side of Hibiscus Boulevard from C-P (Commercial Parkway), R-A (Residential Agricultural) and M-1 (Light Industrial and Warehousing) to R-3 (Multiple-Family Dwelling) with the condition that the comprehensive plan map amendment (large scale) is approved, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on August 21, 2018.


Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
  • A one-year extension of the current agreement for independent auditing services for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and authorized the City Manager to sign the engagement letter.
  • Authorized the City Manager to enter into an agreement with ArtemisIT for the installation of electronic access control on fourteen doors at the Veterans Memorial Complex.
  • The appointment of Jessica Blews and Carl Rutgerson to serve on the Business Advisory Board to fill unexpired terms ending November 2018.


Establishment of Proposed 2018-2019 Millage Rate for Public Hearing Advertisement.
  Council approved, 6-1, with Mayor Rose opposed, establishing a proposed millage rate of 2.6017 per thousand dollars of taxable value for the purposes of advertising a September 4, 2018, public hearing to consider adopting a tentative budget and proposed millage rate for 2018-2019.


Agreements for Pre-Annexation and Sewer System Extension Construction.  Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2018-15 approving a pre-annexation agreement and a sewer utility agreement with Florida Auto Wash, Inc., and authorized the City Manager and Mayor to execute the agreements on behalf of the City.


Lining (Cured-In-Place Piping) of Storm Drain Pipes throughout the City of West Melbourne.  Council unanimously approved awarding the contract to Insituform Technologies, LLC for the price based on the diameter of pipe for a total cost of $116,500.


Interfund Loan from General Fund to Stormwater Fund for Capital Purchases.  Council adopted, 6-1, with Mayor Rose opposed, Resolution No. 2018-12 approving the interfund loan from the General Fund to the Stormwater Special Revenue Fund in the amount of $367,500.


Final Plat for Heritage Pointe.  Council unanimously approved the Final Plat for Heritage Pointe, a 49 single-family lot and 1 commercial lot subdivision at the corner of Heritage Oaks Boulevard and Minton Road.


Traffic Impact Fee Agreement for a New Road at Oasis Apartments.  Council unanimously approved the Traffic Impact Fee Credit Agreement between Brevard County, City of West Melbourne, and Picerne Development Corporation for the construction of a new public road to connect to Coastal Lane to John Rodes Boulevard.


Proposals to Provide Additional School Resource Officers for the 2018-2019 School Year at Charter Schools Located Within the City.  Council unanimously approved agreements to place School Resource Officers in the charter schools within the City for the 2018-2019 school year, given that the partial funding equivalent of $52,000 could be provided by each charter school.


Resolution for a Non-Binding Straw Ballot Measure Concerning the Funding of School Resource Officers in 2019-20.  Council took no action on Resolution No. 2018-16 which provided for a non-binding straw ballot measure for the November 2018 general election.


Professional Engineering Task Order for Melbourne Estates Drainage Improvements Project.  Council approved, 6-1, with Mayor Rose opposed, authorizing the City Manager to execute the professional engineering task order for the Melbourne Estates Drainage Improvements Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $182,890.


For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, after which this page will be updated.