Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
January 15, 2019

Volunteer of the Year.  Mayor Rose presented the award for Volunteer of the Year Catherine Ziebell for her service with the Board of Adjustment.

Business of the Quarter.  Mayor Rose presented the First Quarter awards to Lucky’s Market and Love Bugs Bakery recognizing them for Business of the Quarter.

Role of the External Auditor.  Yvonne Clayborne with Carr Riggs & Ingram presented a short educational presentation on the role of the auditor, purpose of the audit and basic information on understanding the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). 

Mayor’s 2018 State of the City.  Mayor Rose presented the City of West Melbourne’s 2018 State of the City report.

Amend the Future Land Use Map designation for a 0.34 acre portion of a 0.94 acre property at 1220 South Wickham Road.  Council held a public hearing and approved, with a 6-0 vote, Ordinance No. 2018-21, amending the comprehensive plan map (SSA 2018-03) to change the future land use for a 0.34 acre portion of property at 1220 South Wickham Road from Low Density Residential (LD-RES) to Commercial (COM).

Proposed Rezoning for a 0.34 acre portion of a 0.94 acre property which is part of 1220 South Wickham Road.  Council held a public hearing and approved, with a 6-0 vote, Ordinance No. 2018-22 to rezone a 0.34 acre portion of property at 1220 South Wickham Road from Single-Family Residential (R-1A) to Commercial Wickham (C-W), with the condition that the comprehensive plan amendment is approved.

Annexation of 1355 and 1370 Garwood Drive.  Council held a public hearing and, with a 6-0 vote, approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2019-01 to annex properties at 1355 and 1370 Garwood Drive, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on February 5, 2019.

Consent Agenda.  Council approved 6-0 the following consent item:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Staff Direction Regarding Proposed “Sawgrass Lakes West” Development in Melbourne.  With a 6-0 vote, Council directed staff to: (1) enter into discussions with the City of Melbourne to address and mitigate the impacts of the proposed Sawgrass Lakes West development, and explore any potential scenarios beneficial to the City of West Melbourne and its residents; and (2) research and explore potential ordinances, policy changes, or other alternatives that could be used to prohibit the extension of Shallow Creek Boulevard and Norfolk Parkway until such time as the impacts of Sawgrass Lakes West and future development of the Platt Ranch are adequately addressed.

West Melbourne Community Park Staffing and Budget Adjustments.  With a 6-0 vote, Council adopted Resolution No. 2019-02 amending the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget and approved additional staffing in the Parks and Recreation Department.

Resolution Providing for the Space Coast Field of Dreams, Inc., to Appoint One Member to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  Council adopted, with a 6-0 vote, Resolution No. 2019-01 to amend the membership of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, recognizing a request by the Board of Directors of Space Coast Field of Dreams, Inc., that the organization be entitled to appoint a designee to serve as a member of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for so long as the organization remains in existence and continues to support the Field of Dreams, with a change to require that the appointed member be a qualified voter in Brevard County.

Appointment to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to Fill a Vacancy.  With a 6-0 vote, Council appointed Brett Tam to serve an unexpired term for a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, with term ending November 2019.

Potential Property Acquisition on Stephenson Drive for Drainage Improvements.  With a 6-0 vote, Council authorized the City Manager to negotiate the purchase of property located at 205 Stephenson Drive for future drainage improvements.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, after which this page will be updated.