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Summary of Actions


December 16, 2014

Introduction of New City Employee.  Deputy City Manager/Public Works Director Keith Mills introduced Water Distribution Worker Aric Garcia, who started with the City on December 8, 2014.

Proclamation Naming January “Human Trafficking Awareness Month”.  Mayor Rose presented a proclamation naming January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month to Sandy Michelson, Board Member with the Zonta Club of Melbourne.

Annexation of Property Located at 3685 Minton Road.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2014-32, annexing 5.37 acres at 3685 Minton Road.

Zoning Code Amendment for Service Stations.  Council held a public hearing and tabled, by a 4-3 vote with Mayor Rose, and Council Members Bentley and Eley opposing, the second reading of Ordinance No. 2014-30 limiting districts for service stations in the Zoning Code to the second Council meeting in March 2015.

Transmittal Public Hearing for Proposed Future Land Use Amendment.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved transmitting the large scale comprehensive plan amendment of the future land use map to remove the “Palm Bay Road Overlay” on DR Horton’s approximately 62 acres of property.

Public Hearing Postponement.  At the applicant’s request, Council unanimously approved the postponement of the public hearing for the rezoning from C-P to C-2 of the properties proposed for development as a Wawa until January 20, 2015.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, December 2, 2014.
  • Authorized the City Manager to sign an application for funding assistance in the amount of $4,473 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) and the purchase of two mobile fingerprint scanners from Crossmatch.

2015 Legislative Priority.
  Council held a discussion with contract City lobbyist Jason Steele of Smith & Associates regarding the City’s top legislative priority for 2015.

Five Year Capital Improvement Plan Update.  Council unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2015-01 updating the City’s Five Year Capital Improvement Plan, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on January 20, 2015.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, after which this page will be updated.