Summary of Actions

October 20, 2020

Introduction of New Code Enforcement Officer.  Building Official Tom Forbes introduced Code Enforcement Officer Thomas Ramsey, who started with the City on October 19.

Tourist Development Council Update.  Peter Cranis with the Tourist Development Council provided an update on the activities of the Council.

Zoning Code Amendment Modifying Fence Requirements for Residential Corner Lots.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2020-09, containing code revisions to the fence code with graphics and updated written requirements.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
  • The state-funded Local Stormwater Management and Alternative Water Supply Project/Conservation Implementation Program cost-share agreement with the St. Johns River Water Management District for constructing stormwater improvements at the Ray Bullard Water Reclamation Facility, and authorized the Mayor to execute the cost-share agreement on behalf of the City.
  • Resolution No. 2020-27 accepting the dedication of public water and sewer system improvements from Continental 436 Fund LLC, and authorized the City Manager to sign the Bill of Sale.

Agreement with Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association.  Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2020-26 amending the adopted fiscal year 2020-2021 budget by $106,650 and approving a collective bargaining agreement with the Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association for a term ending December 31, 2022.

John Deere 325G Track Skid Steer Loader.  Council unanimously approved purchasing a replacement Skid Steer from Dobbs Equipment, utilizing the Florida Sheriff’s Association and Florida Association of Counties bid in the net amount of $50,670.60 after a $16,000 trade in on the City’s 2011 Bobcat Skid Steer.

Replace Three Public Works Fleet Vehicles.  Council unanimously approved awarding one contract to Asbury Ford in the amount of $55,286.00 for two Ford F-150 pickup trucks, and one contract to Duval Ford in the amount of $37,313.00 for one Ford F-250 pickup truck with utility body.

Adoption of the Brevard County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Plan.  Council unanimously approved Resolution No. 2020-28 adopting the Brevard County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Plan.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, after which this page will be updated.