Regular City Council - August 9, 2022

CITY OF TITUSVILLE

COUNCIL AGENDA

August 9, 2022

6:30 PM - Council Chamber at City Hall

555 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL 32796

 

Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

Applicants for land use and zoning related items are advised that the resumes of staff members who prepare applicable staff reports are on file in the City Clerk's Office.

 

The City desires to accommodate persons with disabilities. Accordingly, any physically handicapped person, pursuant to Chapter 286.26 Florida Statutes, should, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, submit a written request to the chairperson that the physically handicapped person desires to attend the meeting.

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

 

2. INVOCATION - A moment of silence will be held.

 

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 


4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A. Minutes - Approve the minutes of the regular City Council meeting on July 26, 2022 (5:30 p.m.).

 


5. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS & PRESENTATIONS

 


6. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

A. Titusville Environmental Commission - Appoint one regular member to the Titusville Environmental Commission with an unexpired term to expire on November 30, 2022.

 

B. Board of Adjustments and Appeals - The Board of Adjustments and Appeals semi-annual written report is included in the agenda packet. No action is required.

 

C. Planning and Zoning Commission - The Planning and Zoning Commission's semi-annual written report is included in the agenda packet. No action is required.

 


7. PETITIONS AND REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC PRESENT (NON-AGENDA

ITEMS)

 


8. CONSENT AGENDA

 

A. Emergency Purchase of a Replacement Main Transformer for the Area III Wellfield - Approve the emergency purchase of a replacement main power transformer for the Area III Wellfield to Electrical Engineering Enterprises, of Tampa, Florida in the amount of $28,501.08.

 

B. Countywide JAG Grant for Prisoner Transport - Approve the distribution of the FY21-22 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant - JAG Countywide, in the amount of $144,504.00, to be used by Brevard County for their Prisoner Transportation Program.

 

C. Appropriate Forfeiture Funds for Crime Prevention/National Night Out - Approve and appropriate the use of $5,000.00 in forfeiture funds for Crime Prevention materials and National Night Out.

 

D. Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Grant Awarded for Community Resiliency Stewardship Program - Accept the awarded grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to conduct a Community Resiliency Stewardship Program, and the sub-agreement between the City and the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council to conduct the deliverables of the Grant Agreement, and authorize the Mayor to execute any instruments necessary for receipt of the grant award, and approve the Budget Amendment in the amount of $30,000 to add funds to the Community Development, Planning Professional Services Account.

 

E. Fueling System Improvements - Approve project creation and associated budget amendment in the amount of $550,000 in the Fleet Maintenance Fund to create a project for completion of storage tank replacement and associated fueling improvements located at the Public Works Complex.

 

F. Interlocal Agreement Between Brevard County First Responders Agencies and Brevard Public Schools - Authorize the City Manager and Chief of Police to sign the Brevard Public Schools Radio Communications Interlocal Agreement.

 

G. Contract Award for the Purchase of Two Replacement Effluent Pumps for the Blue Heron Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) - Approve the award of the purchase of two effluent pumps for the Blue Heron WRF to Environmental Equipment Sales of Lakeland, FL in the amount of $138,746, approve a budget amendment, and authorize issuance of the purchase order.

 

H. Purchase of MDS Radios for the Water Resources SCADA Telemetry Upgrade Project - Approve the purchase of 53 MDS Radios from BCI Technologies, Kissimmee, FL in the amount of $67,946 for the purchase of replacement radios for the SCADA Telemetry System and authorize the issuance of a purchase order.

 


9. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING, PUBLIC HEARING AND RELATED ACTION

 

A. Ordinance No. 28-2022 - Removal of Wild Date Palms (Phoenix sylvestris) as Canopy Tree - Conduct the second reading and public hearing of Ordinance No. 28-2022 amending the Code of Ordinances to remove Wild Date palms (Phoenix sylvestris) as a permitted canopy tree by amending Sections 30-393, “Landscape material size requirements (at time of planting)” and Landscaping Technical Manual, Section 5.2 “Trees and shrubs, canopy trees (50’-100’ ht)”; providing for severability, repeal of conflicting ordinances, an effective date and incorporation into the code.

 

The Titusville Environmental Commission considered this ordinance on June 15, 2022 and recommended approval as written. The Planning and Zoning Commission considered this ordinance on July 20, 2022 and recommended approval of the Sylvester Palm Ordinance as presented. Approved 7-0.

 


10. ORDINANCES-FIRST READING

 

A. Ordinance No. 29-2022, Establishing Code Enforcement Lien Reduction Process - Conduct the first reading of Ordinance No. 29-2022, amending the Code of Ordinances by amending Chapter 31, Article V, "Code Enforcement Board/Special Magistrate", by amending Section 31-71, "Administrative Fines and Liens" by adding a subsection (g) "Reduction and Release of Liens", creating a code enforcement lien reduction process; providing for severability; repeal of conflicting ordinances; incorporation into the code and an effective date. (This is the first reading. The second reading and public hearing is scheduled for the regular City Council meeting on August 23, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.).

 


11. OLD BUSINESS

 


12. NEW BUSINESS

 

A. Solid Waste Rate Review - Staff will present the Solid Waste Rate Review and provide

options for the City Council on the proposed rate.

 

B. Right to Clean Water Proposed Charter Amendment - Approve Resolution No. 15-2022 authorizing a referendum election on the Right to Clean Water Proposed Charter

Amendment.

 

13. PETITIONS AND REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC PRESENT (NON-AGENDA ITEMS)

 

14. MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

 

A. Mayor's Report - The Mayor's Report is included in the agenda packet. No action is required.

 

B. Council Reports - City Council Members will provide their individual reports. No action is required.

 


15. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

 

A. City Manager's Report - The City Manager's Report is included in the agenda packet. No action is required.

 


16. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT