Summary of Actions

September 9, 2019

Presentation of Life Saving Award to Eric Rothery.  The Police Chiefs Association presented a Life Saving Award to Sergeant Eric Rothery.

Introduction of New Employee in the Police Department.  Chief Rick Wiley introduced Administrative Assistant Charnell Parthemore, who started with the City on August 28, 2019.

Proclamation to the Space Coast Economic Development Commission.  Mayor Rose presented a proclamation to the Space Coast Economic Development Commission in support of the “Salute our Military” campaign.

Proposed FY 2019-2020 Millage Rate and Budget.  Council held a public hearing and 1) approved, 4-3, with Deputy Mayor Bentley and Council Members Gaffney and Dittmore opposed, a tentative fiscal year 2019-2020 millage rate of 2.6017 per thousand dollars of taxable value, 2) approved, 5-2, with Deputy Mayor Bentley and Council Member Dittmore opposed, the tentative 2019-2020 budget, and 3) unanimously approved setting a public hearing for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday September 17, 2019, to consider final adoption of the 2019-2020 millage and budget.

Rezone Properties Within the Community Redevelopment Area on Stephenson Drive, Bossieux Boulevard, and Bry-Lynn Drive to Commercial New Haven (C-NH).  Council held a public hearing and 1) unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 2019-17, rezoning certain residential parcels on Stephenson, Bossieux, and Bry-Lynn streets to Commercial New Haven, and 2) unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 2019-19, rezoning 3 additional residential parcels on the west side of Bossieux Boulevard to Commercial New Haven.

Annual Stormwater Utility Budget and Assessment Roll.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2019-19 adopting the 2019-2020 stormwater fund budget and certifying the stormwater utility assessment as presented by Brevard County with no change in the annual stormwater utility fee methodology or rates.

Code Amendment to Modify Qualifying Period.  Council held a public hearing and unanimously adopted Ordinance No. 2019-21 to modify the qualifying period for candidates for Mayor and Council.

Consent Agenda.  Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
  • Resolution No. 2019-18 declaring Kai to be surplus property and authorized the City Manager to sell Kai to Sergeant Kieran Griffin for the sum of $1.00.

Purchase of Police Administrative Vehicle.  Council approved, 6-1, with Mayor Rose opposed, the pre-purchase of an administrative vehicle for the Police Department’s use, replacing the proposed purchase of a motorcycle.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, after which this page will be updated.