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Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
October 17, 2017

Introduction of New Employee.  Police Chief Rick Wiley introduced newly hired Police Officer Shawn Milian who started with the City on October 2, 2017.

Introduction of New Employee.  Recreation Director Rich Boprey introduced newly hired Custodian Thomas Harvey who started with the City on October 4, 2017.

Proclamation – Red Ribbon Week.  Mayor Rose presented a proclamation recognizing October 23 -31, 2017 as Red Ribbon Week to Council Member Pat Bentley.

Engaging Our Communities Presentation.  Dominick Montanaro, First Vice-President of the Space Coast League of Cities, provided a presentation on “Engaging Our Communities” to City Council.

City of West Melbourne Annual Wastewater Operations and Maintenance Report.  Brian Mascher, Project Manager, provided a presentation on the CH2M annual report of the collection system and facility.

Prohibition of Medical Marijuana Treatment Center Dispensing Facilities.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2017-15, prohibiting medical marijuana treatment center dispensing facilities.

Adoption of Large Scale Text Amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Amendment to the Adopted Goals, Objectives and Policies of the Horizon 2030 Comprehensive Plan.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved on first reading Ordinance No. 2017-17, adopting the large scale text amendment to the City’s comprehensive plan, creating a new future land use overlay designation of “Town Center Overlay” and amending the goals, objectives and policies in the Future Land Use, Visioning, Transportation, and Multi-Modal Transportation elements, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on November 7, 2017.

Amendment to the Future Land Use Map of the Horizon 2030 Comprehensive Plan to Add the Town Overlay Designation.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved on first reading of Ordinance No. 2017-18 adopting the large scale map amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan, adding the new future land use overlay designation of “Town Center Overlay”, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on November 7, 2017.

Rezoning of Parcels within the City’s Portion of the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) on New Haven Avenue to Commercial New Haven (C-NH) and on Wickham Road to Commercial Wickham (C-W).  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved on first reading of Ordinance No. 2017-16, rezoning the parcels in the City’s portion of the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) on New Haven Avenue to Commercial New Haven (C-NH) and on Wickham Road to Commercial Wickham (C-W), and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on November 7, 2017.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

  • Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
  • Renewal of copy machine lease with Konica Business Solutions.
  • Second Amendment to Stormwater and Outreach Interlocal Agreement.
  • Authorized the City Manager to execute the Professional Engineering Task Order for the Greenboro Force Main Replacement Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $86,200.00.
  • Accepted the dedication of water and sewer facilities from Artley & Sons, LLC, and authorize the City Manager to sign a Public Utility Easement and Sign Easement Agreement.

Recreation Fee in Lieu of Land from Riviera Drive Commercial, LLC and allowability of Gated Community-Aventine Apartments (off Durham Drive).  Council unanimously approved the recreation fee in lieu of dedication of land or park or recreation areas from Riviera Drive Commercial, LLC and require the developer to submit the following:  (1) building floor plans; (2) a recorded set of deed restrictions that run with the land; (3) a detailed site plan of such recreation areas; and (4) a cash bond, surety or other document guaranteeing the availability of funds.  Council also unanimously approved the allowability of Aventine Apartments to be a gated community.

Professional Engineering Services Selection.  Council unanimously selected DRMP of Melbourne, Florida as a second primary firm for professional engineering services and authorized the City Manager to negotiate agreements for such services.

Agreement for Collection, Processing and Disposal of Waste and Recyclables with Waste Management, Inc. of Florida.  Council unanimously directed the City Manager and the City Attorney to negotiate a contract extension with Waste Management, subject to favorable terms, competitive pricing, and Council approval.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, after which this page will be updated.