Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
May 7, 2019


Budget Workshop – Confirmation of Strategic Priorities, Review of Projected 2019-2020 Revenues, and Annual Update of Vehicle Replacement Plan and Five Year Street Maintenance Plan.  The City Council discussed their intermediate-term strategic priorities, and received a presentation on projected revenues and the proposed vehicle replacement and street maintenance plan updates.


Certificates of Appreciation presented to the City of West Melbourne for the Family Fun Fest and Cycle Jam. Representatives from the organizers of the Family Fun Fest and Cycle Jam presented appreciation certificates to the City of West Melbourne, West Melbourne Parks and Recreation Department and West Melbourne PAL.


Code Amendment to Establish Minimum Number of Ingress and Egress Connections for Future Residential Developments.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 2019-08, adding requirements for more than one ingress and egress to residential communities with 200 dwelling units or more.


Annex Residential Property at 2840 Fellwood Lane.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2019-09, annexing the property at 2840 Fellwood Lane, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption for May 21, 2019.


Annex Properties at the Southeast Corner of Circle Drive and West New Haven Avenue.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2019-10, annexing the properties at the southeast corner of Circle Drive and West New Haven Avenue, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption for May 21, 2019.


Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:


•    The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

•    The recommended recipients of the Business of the Quarter for the 3rd quarter of 2019.

•    The Second Quarter 2018-2019 Budget Status Report.

•    An agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) providing that the City will operate and maintain the 59 decorative street lights the City installed on U.S. 192 east of I-95 to Circle Drive, and that FDOT will pay the City a lump sum annually beginning in the fiscal year the agreement is funded.


Potential Property Purchase for Long-Term West Melbourne Community Park Expansion.  Council approved, 6-1 with Mayor Rose opposed, authorizing the City Manager to make an offer to purchase 9.57 acres of property adjacent to West Melbourne Community Park.


Extension of Agreement with the City’s Independent Auditors, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.  Council unanimously approved a one-year extension of the current agreement for independent auditing services for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and authorized the City Manager to sign the engagement letter.


Annual Lining of Storm Drain and Sewer Pipes.  Council unanimously approved and awarded the contract to Insituform Technologies, LLC with a price based on the diameter of the pipe.


Appointments to the Board of Adjustment.  Council considered the applicants interviewed on April 16 for the Board of Adjustment and unanimously appointed William Johnson for a term ending November 2020 and Mary Renfro for a term ending November 2019.


Appointments to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  Council considered the applicants for the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and unanimously appointed Linda Palardy and Daniel McDow for terms ending November 2019.


City Attorney Report.  City Attorney Richardson presented an update on his research regarding panhandling ordinances.


For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, after which this page will be updated.