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Summary of Actions


June 19, 2018

Roll Call.  Six members were present, with Council Member Adam Gaffney granted an excused absence.

Budget Workshop – Proposed FY 2018-2019 Operating Budget.  Council conducted a workshop and in accordance with the City Council list of priority projects and programs, discussed the proposed October 1, 2018, to September 30, 2019, budget.

Introduction of New Employee.  Building Official Tom Forbes introduced Customer Service Representative Tami Redmond, who started with the City on May 21.

Consent Agenda.  Council approved, 6-0, the following:

  • The Regular City Council meeting minutes for Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
  • Awarding the contract for Option #2 for rehabilitation of Ray Bullard Water Reclamation Facility headworks structure chamber floor and walls to TV Diversified in the amount of $42,700.

Position Exchange in Police Department.
  Council adopted, 6-0, Resolution No. 2018-10 approving the exchange of one Police Officer position for one Police Sergeant position to be assigned to the Patrol Division.

Purchase Police Department Vehicles and Associated Equipment.  Council approved, 5-1, with Mayor Rose opposed, the advance purchase ordering of twelve Chevrolet SUV pursuit rated vehicles from Garber Fleet Sales/Garber Ford Inc. utilizing the Florida Sheriffs Association bid, the expenditure to outfit the vehicles using DANA Safety Supply, Inc. under the City of Miami contract, and the sole source purchase of in-car video systems, police radios, radar, and vehicle graphics.

Coastal Commerce Transportation Impact Fee Reimbursement Extension.  Council approved, 6-0, an amendment extending the Developer’s Agreement between the City, Brevard County, Melbourne 95 New Haven, LLC, and other property owners for an additional five years to allow the developer to recoup up to $832,522 in transportation improvement costs through transportation impact fees generated by development on certain properties near the intersection of Interstate 95 and U.S. 192, including the Coastal Commerce Center commercial subdivision.

Sylvan Drive Septic-to-Sewer Interlocal Agreement with Brevard County and Professional Engineering Task Order for the Sylvan Estates Septic-to-Sewer Project.  Council approved, 6-0, the Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Cost-Sharing Funding Interlocal Agreement Between Brevard County, Florida, and the City of West Melbourne, Florida, and authorized the City Manager to execute the professional engineering task order with Infrastructure Solution Services for the Sylvan Drive Septic-to-Sewer Design Project in the not-to-exceed amount of $160,910.

Newcomb Lane Drainage Improvements Project.  Council approved, 6-0, waiving the irregularity and awarded the construction bid for the Newcomb Lane Drainage Improvements Project to Florida Site Contracting in the amount of $37,505.

Classification and Compensation Study.  Council approved, 6-0, the proposal obtained from Evergreen Solutions, LLC to conduct a compensation and classification study for the City of West Melbourne.

School Resource Officer Funding in 2019-2020.  Council approved, 5-1, with Deputy Mayor Bentley opposed, directing the City Attorney to prepare a resolution for an advisory ballot question for the November 2018 general election that would ask West Melbourne voters to advise the City Council whether or not they would be willing to pay an increased local millage in 2019-2020 to maintain the 2018-2019 School Resource Officer program should the State of Florida reduce School Resource Officer funding in the 2019-2020 State Budget.

City Manager Contract Extension.  Council approved, 6-0, Amendment No. 5 to the employment agreement with City Manager Scott Morgan to provide for a four year and one month contract extension, and authorized the Mayor to execute the Amendment on behalf of the City Council.

Proposed Amendments to the City Charter.  Council took no action on Ordinance No. 2018-09 which had proposed potential Charter amendments for the November 2018 ballot.

For additional information on these matters, call the City Clerk’s office at 321-837-7774.  City Council will meet again on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, after which this page will be updated.