Summary of Actions
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS
May 7, 2013
Workshop. Council held a budget workshop to discuss long-range priorities.
Introduction. Finance Director Margi Starkey introduced newly hired Accounting Operations Manager Sonia Banks.
Presentation. Mary Karnetsky presented information and activities of Imagine Schools of West Melbourne.
Proclamation for Administrative Professionals. Mayor Rose presented a proclamation to Pat Gibbs with the Melbourne Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals naming April 21-27, 2013 as “Administrative Professionals’ Week” and April 24, 2013 as “Administrative Professionals Day.”
Proclamation for Public Works Week. Mayor Rose presented a proclamation to Deputy City Manager Mills naming May 19-25, 2013 as “National Public Works Week.”
Interlocal Agreement with City of Melbourne. Council unanimously approved the Interlocal Agreement for the Sale and Purchase of Water with the City of Melbourne and authorized the City Manager to execute the agreement on behalf of the City.
Rezoning of 1455 South Wickham Road. Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2013-14 rezoning property located 1455 S. Wickham Road to C-1A, Professional Offices and Services. No one spoke at the hearing.
Code Amendments to Land Development Regulations. Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2013-13, approving the code revisions to Chapters 62 and 99 and establishing Chapter 63 as a Definitions glossary. No one spoke at the hearing.
Joint Community Redevelopment Agency Master Plan. Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2013-10 providing for the adoption of the West Melbourne-Brevard County Community Redevelopment Agency Master Plan. No one spoke at the hearing.
West Melbourne-Brevard County Community Redevelopment Trust Fund. Council held a public hearing and unanimously approved Ordinance No. 2013-11 providing for the adoption of the West Melbourne-Brevard County Community Redevelopment Trust Fund. No one spoke at the hearing.
Prohibiting Internet Café Gambling Establishments. Council held a public hearing and approved, by a 5-2 vote with Council Members Mettrick and Young opposed, Ordinance No. 2013-12 prohibiting new internet cafés. One member of the public spoke in opposition to the ordinance.
Consent Agenda. Council unanimously approved the minutes of the April 16, 2013 meeting.
Law Enforcement Dispatch Agreement. Council unanimously approved the Law Enforcement Dispatch Agreement between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the City of West Melbourne in the amount of $104,526.29 for FY2014.
Solar Message Boards. Council unanimously approved the purchase of two solar message boards with trailers from Brevard Rentals in the amount of $31,900.00.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Belt Filter Press Rebuild. Council unanimously approved Resolution No. 2013-08 authorizing a sole source rebuild of the original Ashbrook Belt Filter Press by Ashbrook Simon Hartley in the amount of $152,894.00, and approving a budget amendment in the amount of $33,000.00.
Police Pension Plan Amendment. Council unanimously approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2013-15 amending the Police Officers' Pension Plan to reflect changes to the Plan resulting from the collective bargaining agreement adopted February 19, 2013, and to conform the Plan to the minimum state requirement for benefits for a surviving beneficiary of no longer employed, vested, and not-retired members, and set the ordinance for public hearing and adoption after acknowledgement of the proposed ordinance and actuarial impact statement is received from the State Division of Retirement.
IT Reorganization. Council unanimously approved Resolution No. 2013-09 approving the exchange of two budgeted positions, a Computer Network Technician position and an Information Technology Manager position, for one new position of Information Technology Officer.
Annual Review of City Manager’s Performance. Council reviewed the results of City Manager Scott Morgan’s annual performance evaluation and unanimously accepted the summary results.
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, 2013, after which this page will be updated.