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Summary of Actions

 

 
CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
October 21, 2014

Dysautonomia Awareness Month.  Mayor Hal Rose presented a proclamation proclaiming October as Dysautonomia Awareness Month.

Comprehensive Plan Amendment for annexed properties at the intersection of John Rodes Boulevard and New Haven Avenue.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2014-27, providing a City of West Melbourne Commercial Future Land Use Designation of Commercial to 3.52 acres.

Zoning for annexed properties at the intersection of John Rodes Boulevard and New Haven Avenue.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2014-28, providing for a City of West Melbourne Zoning of C-P (Commercial Parkway) to 3.52 acres.

Conditional Use Permit Appeal by Lyle Lathe and Betty Phillips for Service Station at Henry Avenue and Minton Road.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously denied the appeal and upheld the approval of the conditional use by the Board of Adjustment.

Comprehensive Plan Amendment for annexed properties at the intersection of Minton Road and Henry Avenue.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2014-25, providing a City of West Melbourne Commercial Future Land Use Designation of Commercial to 2.7 acres.

Zoning for annexed properties at the intersection of Minton Road and Henry Avenue.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2014-26, providing for a City of West Melbourne Zoning of C-1 (Low Density Commercial) to 2.7 acres.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

  • The City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, October 7, 2014.
       
  • Continued consideration with respect to traffic enforcement on private roads with the Crystal Lakes West Homeowners Association to November 18, 2014.
       
  • Acceptance of the dedication of water and sewer facilities for Phase I Sawgrass Lakes subdivision.

 

Increase in Salary for Police Chief.  Council unanimously approved a 4% increase in the salary for Police Chief Rick Wiley effective retroactive to October 1, 2014, and approved an additional salary increase of 2% to City Manager Scott Morgan retroactive to October 1, 2014.

Bid Award – I-95 and New Haven Avenue Bold Landscape Project.  Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2014-26 awarding the bid for the Bold Landscape Project at I-95 and New Haven Avenue to Nature’s Keeper, Inc. in the bid amount of $919,073.25 and increasing the 2014-2015 project budget from $750,000 to $950,000 to include the construction contract and required construction inspection services.

Termination of Contract with Jobear Contracting, Inc., and Approval of Contract with SDV Services, LLC, to Complete Construction of the Henry/Minton Lift Station Project.  Council unanimously authorized termination of the contract with Jobear Contracting, Inc., and authorized the City Manager to execute and administer a contract in the amount of $746,694.65 with SDV Services, LLC, and to amend the budget accordingly.

Ordinance Prohibiting Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Growing Facilities in the Event the Florida Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative is Approved (continued from City Council Meeting of September 3, 2014).  Council approved, by a 5-2 vote with Council Members Mettrick and Young opposing, first reading of Ordinance No. 2014-29 and set the matter for a public hearing for November 18, 2014.

Grant Agreement with Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.  Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2014-24 accepting a $2 million grant for construction of Brevard Field of Dreams improvements in West Melbourne Community Park and authorizing the Mayor to execute the agreement on behalf of the City.

Agreement with Brevard County Field of Dreams.  Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2014-25 approving an agreement with the not-for-profit Brevard County Field of Dreams organization to implement the City’s Fiscal Year 2014-2015 State grant agreements to develop a portion of the Field of Dreams leasehold within West Melbourne Community Park.

Purchase of Police Portable Radios.  Council approved, by a 6-0 vote with Council Member Bentley abstaining, the purchase of 31 portable radios to include all necessary programming and accessories from Brevard County’s approved vendor, Communications International, for $99,457.52.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, after which this page will be updated.