Summary of Actions
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
September 20, 2023
Proclamation for Constitution Week. Mayor Hal Rose presented a proclamation proclaiming the week of September 17 through 23, 2023, as Constitution Week in the City of West Melbourne to Stephanie Eley with the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Employee Introduction. Building Official Dan Ferry introduced Building Inspector Jeremy Nagel, who started with the City on August 23, 2023.
Correspondence from Mayor Rose. Mayor Rose presented his notice of retirement as of October 4, 2023.
FY 2023-2024 Millage Rate and Budget. Following the public hearing and the required announcement on the roll back millage rate, Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2023-12 setting the fiscal year 2023-2024 millage rate of 1.9948, and adopted Resolution No. 2023-13 approving the 2023-2024 budget.
Code Amendment to Modify Roadway/Driveway Separation Distances. Council held a public hearing and voted unanimously to approve Ordinance No. 2023-21 revising City codes by defining master residential developments and adding residential community driveway separation requirements.
Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Revised Development Agreement for Property located Near the Southeast Corner of Ellis Road and John Rodes Boulevard (RaceTrac. Council held a public hearing and voted unanimously to deny the request for the small-scale comprehensive plan map amendment to change the future land use for property located near the southeast corner of the intersection of John Rodes Boulevard and Ellis Road. Council also voted unanimously to withdraw the agenda items for the rezoning request and the development agreement.
Preliminary Plat for Sunrise Estates Subdivision. Council held a public hearing and by a vote of 6-1, with Council Member Young opposed, approved the preliminary plat for Sunrise Estates subdivision with the following conditions:
- Finalize construction drawings to comply with City Codes, the conditions of the preliminary plat, and the requirements by outside governmental agencies.
- Either install a segment of sidewalk along the internal roads and other locations as indicated in the engineering drawing or provide a performance bond, as they determine to meet this requirement as part of the final plat process.
- Request School Board’s final school capacity determination prior to final plat approval.
- Prior to the final plat consideration, the traffic study conclusions and any identified improvements must be accepted by Brevard County.
- Pay the City’s recreation fee with final plat submittal since public land will not be dedicated for a new public park for this subdivision.
- Consider reconfiguring the turnarounds at the dead-end streets suitable for emergency vehicles standards
Preliminary Plat for Space Coast Town Center West Phase I. Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the preliminary plat for the Space Coast Town Center West Phase 1 with the following conditions:
- Developer shall finalize construction drawings to comply with City Codes, the conditions of the preliminary plat, and the requirements by outside governmental agencies.
- Developer must either install a segment of sidewalk along the internal public road or provide a performance bond, as they determine to meet this requirement as part of the final plat process.
- Prior to final plat approval, the developer shall request the School Board’s final school capacity determination.
- If during the development of Lot 1, the vested peak hour trips for the overall Space Coast Town Center are exceeded, then another traffic study for Lot 1 will be required.
- Pay the City’s recreation fee with the final plat submittal since public land will not be dedicated for a new public park for this subdivision.
Third Revision to the Space Coast Town Center Development Agreement. Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the Third Amendment to the 2019 Space Coast Town Center development agreement.
Approval of Minutes. Council unanimously approved the Special and Regular City Council minutes for Wednesday, September 6, 2023, as presented.
Rename Private Driveway from Suapres Lane to Real Tree Lane. Council postponed action on Resolution No. 2023-14, renaming Suapres Lane to Real Tree Lane, until October 3, 2023.
Water Treatment Plant Engineering. Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute an agreement with Hazen and Sawyer for civil engineering services related to the design, permitting and construction of a reverse osmosis water plant.
Contracting with MJH Consulting. Council unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute an agreement with MJH Consulting for services effective October 1, 2023 through October 1, 2024.
For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774. City Council will meet again on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, after which this page will be updated.