Summary of Actions

June 1, 2021

Council Workshop.   Council held a budget workshop and discussed capital improvements and major sewer maintenance projects for 2021-2022.  

Introduction of New Employees.  Parks and Recreation Director Rich Boprey introduced Part-Time Maintenance Worker James Giblin, who began working for the City on May 19, 2021, and Maintenance Worker Christopher Puzycki who began working for the City on May 24, 2021.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

  • Regular City Council meeting minutes for May 18, 2021, as amended.
  • Resolution No. 2021-17 accepting the dedication of public water and sewer system improvement from Benchmark Melbourne 35 Associates Limited Partnership (West Melbourne Interchange Center subdivision), and authorized the City Manager to sign the Bill of Sale.

Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Ordinance.   Council unanimously approved the first reading Ordinance No. 2021-16, establishing methods for controlling the introduction of pollutants into the municipal separate storm sewer system in order to comply with requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit process.

Water Plant Property Purchase.   Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2021-18 amending the 2020-2021 budget and approving the purchase of a vacant 3.39-acre property on Park Hill Boulevard for the purchase price of $319,500, with the purchase paid from the water fund.

Elimination of Bryant Adams Park Court Lighting Fees.   Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2021-19 eliminating the fees for nighttime tennis and racquetball court lighting at Bryant Adams Park.  

City Attorney Classification Pay Grade.  Council approved, by a 6-1 vote with Council Member Bentley opposed, the adoption of Resolution No. 2021-21 approving an increased pay grade for the City Attorney classification. 

Sunsetting of Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  Council unanimously approved postponing the consideration of Resolution No. 2021-20 to sunset the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to the meeting of July 20.

Property Lease to Keep Brevard Beautiful.  Council took no action on the proposal to lease a portion of the property at 3125 Fell Road to Keep Brevard Beautiful for a composting area. Council asked staff to work with the organization on a possible alternate location.

I-95/U.S. 192 Interchange Landscape and Litter.  Council asked that staff look at how the City might take over from Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), with some potential funding from FDOT, grass mowing and litter removal at the interchange.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, after which this page will be updated.