Summary of Actions

CITY COUNCIL
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
March 19, 2019


Roll Call.  Six members were present, with Council Member Barbara Smith granted an excused absence.


Introduction of New Employees in the Police Department.  Chief Wiley introduced new Police Officers Kyle Brockell and Donn Maldonado, both who started with the City on March 8.


Proclamation for Children’s Home Society.  Mayor Rose presented a proclamation to a representative of Children’s Home Society of Florida proclaiming April 1 as Children’s Home Society of Florida Transformation Network Team (TNT) Launch Day.


Residential Connectivity Code Revisions.  Council tabled, by a vote of 6-0, the advertised code revisions for establishing minimum secondary residential connections from March 19, 2019 to April 16, 2019.


Vacate a Utility Easement on the Carlton Apartments Site.  Council held a public hearing and approved, by a vote of 6-0, Resolution No. 2019-07 vacating the utility easement on the Carlton Apartment site located on the west side of Hollywood Boulevard, across from Imagine Way.


Vacate a Portion of a Sewer Force Main Easement on Minton Cove Apartments Site.  Council held a public hearing and approved, by a vote of 6-0, Resolution No. 2019-08 vacating a portion of a 20-foot wide sewer force main easement on the Minton Cove Apartments site located on Norfolk Parkway east of Minton Road, with the condition that a new public utility easement be recorded for the remainder of the existing easement.


Consent Agenda.  Council approved, by a vote of 6-0, the following consent items:


•    The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, March 5, 2019.


Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  Council received and discussed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018.


2018-2019 Budget Amendment for the Police Department.  Council adopted, by a vote of 6-0, Resolution No. 2019-09 amending the budget for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.


Engineering Standards Manual and Code Amendments.  Council approved, by a vote of 6-0, the first reading of Ordinance No. 2019-06, deleting certain technical specifications in the code related to water, sewer, pavement, and adopting these technical specifications in one central document called the West Melbourne Engineering Standards Manual, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on April 2, 2019.


Land Development Regulations Moratorium on Road Extensions Beyond the City’s Municipal Boundaries.  Council approved, by a vote of 6-0, on first reading Ordinance No. 2019-07, establishing a moratorium on applications for development approvals that would allow the extension of West Melbourne public and private roads beyond the City’s municipal boundaries, for a period of six months or until a regulatory ordinance has been duly considered and acted upon by City Council, whichever time is shorter, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on April 2, 2019.


Chief of Police Monthly Report.  Police Chief Wiley presented the February 2019 Police Department report.


Council directed the City Manager, by a vote of 5-1, with Council Member Batcheldor dissenting, to fact-find and report back on the recent resignation of the PAL Coordinator.


For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, after which this page will be updated.