Summary of Actions

July 16, 2019

Introduction of New Employee in the Police Department.  Police Chief Wiley introduced new Police Officer Adam Morrow who started with the City on June 28.

Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization.  Executive Director of the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization Georganna Gillette provided a presentation on the basics of the transportation planning process.  Ms. Gillette also updated Council on local projects that impact the municipality.

Space Coast Town Center Concept Plan and Development Agreement.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the development agreement for the proposed “Space Coast Town Center” project along with the conceptual master development plan for the property located on the south side of U.S. 192, on both sides of the St. Johns Heritage Parkway.

Rezoning Residential Parcels within the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) on Stephenson Drive, Bossieux Boulevard, and Bry-Lynn Drive to Commercial New Haven (C-NH).  Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2019-17, rezoning residential parcels on Stephenson, Bossieux, and Bry-Lynn streets in the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) to Commercial New Haven (C-NH) to be consistent with their Commercial Future Land Use designation, and set the matter for public hearing and adoption on September 3, 2019.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

•    The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

•    The Third Quarter 2018-2019 Budget Status Report.

Establishment of a Proposed 2019-2020 Millage Rate for Public Hearing Advertisement.  Council approved, 4-3 with Deputy Mayor Bentley and Council Members Dittmore and Gaffney opposed, establishing a proposed millage rate of 2.6017 per thousand dollars of taxable value for the purposes of advertising a September 3, 2019, public hearing to consider adopting a tentative budget and proposed millage rate for 2019-2020.

Sewer Charges.  Council unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2019-18, increasing sewer charges, and set a public hearing to consider adoption of the ordinance for August 20, 2019.

Annual Review of City Manager’s Performance.  Council unanimously reviewed the summary results of the City Manager’s annual performance evaluation, and by motion, accepted the summary results and approved a five percent salary increase for the City Manager.

Purchase of Police Vehicles and Associated Equipment for 2019-2020 Budget Year.  Council unanimously authorized the advance purchase of eight (8) Ford Interceptor SUV pursuit rated vehicles, one (1) Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcycle, and the necessary equipment.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, after which this page will be updated.