Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
 SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
January 18, 2022

Closed Session.  Council held a closed session in accordance with Florida Statutes Section 447.605 (1) to discuss a proposed Memorandum of Understanding with representatives of the Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association.

Introduction of New Employees.  Planning Director Christy Fischer introduced Planning Intern Malia Staker, who started with the City on December 20, 2021; Public Works Director Mark Piccirillo introduced Maintenance Worker Matthew Pace, who started with the City on January 3, 2022; Police Chief Rick Wiley introduced Administrative Assistant Courtney Fender and Police Officer Ashley Simons, both who started with the City on January 7, 2022; and Finance Director Margi Starkey and Assistant City Manager Thomas Bradford introduced Administrative Assistant Vivian Muniz, who started with the City on January 10, 2022.

Volunteer of the Year.  Mayor Rose presented the 2021 Volunteer of the Year award to Pat Bentley who serves on the Police Officer’s Retirement Board of Trustees.

Mayor’s Annual State of the City Presentation.  Mayor Rose presented the City’s 2021 Year in Review.

Five Year Capital Improvement Plan Annual Update.  Council unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 2021-26 updating the City’s Five Year Capital Improvement Plan

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

  • Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, December 14, 2021.
  • Authorization of the City Manager to execute an agreement with Infrastructure Solution Services to prepare a reuse feasibility report required as a condition of both the City’s recently renewed sewer plant operating permit and consumptive use permit for the city’s future water plant in the not-to-exceed amount of $20,600.
  • Interlocal Agreement with Brevard County relating to the transfer of roadway ownership, maintenance, drainage, and associated functional responsibilities for Ellis Road from Wickham Road to Technology Drive (East); and adoption of  Resolution No. 2022-01 accepting the County deed to the same portion of roadway.
  • Authorization of the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Agreement with Brevard County governing the use of regional opioid settlement funds to be distributed to Brevard County if it obtains “Qualified County” status.

Hollywood Boulevard and Imagine Way Traffic Signal.   Council unanimously approved awarding the bid for Hollywood Boulevard & Imagine Way Signal Project to Traffic Control Devices, LLC, in the amount of $772,237.25 and authorized the City Manager to execute a contract.

Fell Road Extension Analysis.  Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute the professional engineering task order with Infrastructure Solutions Services (ISS) for the Fell Road Extension Analysis in the not-to-exceed amount of $20,132.

Memorandum of Understanding with Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association.  By a 6-1 vote with Council Member McDow opposed, Council tabled the adoption of Resolution No. 2022-02 approving a Memorandum of Understanding with representatives of the Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association until the February 1, 2022 meeting.

Selection of Engineering Firm for Grant-Funded Sheridan Road Area Septic to Sewer.  Council unanimously approved the selection of Infrastructure Solution Services to provide professional civil engineering services for Sheridan Road Area Septic to Sewer Projects and authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute a professional engineering task order with the selected firm.

Recreation Fee Agreement for Eden at Heritage Lakes North.  Council unanimously approved the Recreation Impact Fee Credit Agreement with Eden Living West Melbourne, LLC, providing for payment of a recreation fee in lieu of dedication of park or recreation areas in Eden at Heritage Lakes.

America’s Best Value Inn.  Council received a report from the Police Department on calls for service to America’s Best Value Inn, and reviewed the suggestions for crime prevention through environment design.  Following comments from the owner and manager, Council asked that staff report back on a quarterly basis on the status of the corrective measures that were being taken to reduce crime.  

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, after which this page will be updated.