Regular City Council - December 8, 2020 6:30 PM

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City Council

Regular Meeting

December 8, 2020

 

The City of Titusville City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Titusville City Hall, second floor, Council Chamber, 555 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, Florida 32796. Mayor Diesel called the City Council meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Those present in the Council Chamber included Mayor Daniel Diesel, Vice-Mayor Jo Lynn Nelson and City Council Members Joe Robinson, Robert Jordan, and Sarah Stoeckel. Also present were City Manager Scott Larese, City Attorney Richard Broome, and Assistant City Clerk Jolynn Donhoff. Sr. Administrative Assistant Caitlin Rodriguez completed the minutes. 


Mayor Diesel requested a moment of silence. He then led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Assistant City Clerk Jolynn Donhoff read the procedures for public comment and participation.


APPROVAL OF MINUTES – None.  


With consent from the City Council, City Manager Larese withdrew item 9H -  Request to Vacate Right-of-Way (ROW) Application No. 4-2020 Falcon’s Roost from the agenda.


SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS & PRESENTATIONS 

 

Presentation of the Titusville/Farmton (TIFA), LLC FY 2021 Budget and FY 2022 Pro Forma Projections – Water Resources Director Sean Stauffer gave a presentation highlighting the following items: 

 

  • Area IV Well Field
  • Pre-Area IV 
  • Surficial Aquifer 
  • Problem 
  • New Water Sources 
  • Study Findings 
  • Map of Location of Area IV Wellfield 
  • TIFA LLC
  • 2021 Budget Drivers
  • Water Rater Projections  

 

All items were informational only. No action was required by Council. 


BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


Titusville Environmental Commission – The Titusville Environmental Commissions Semi-Annual Report was included in the agenda packet, as written. No action was required.   


North Brevard County Hospital District Board – The request was for Council to appoint one regular member to the North Brevard County Hospital District Board for a four-year term to expire on December 31, 2024 and confirm Stan Retz’s appointment by the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners to the North Brevard County Hospital District Board for a term to expire on December 31, 2024. 

 

Robert Jordan expressed his desire and willingness to continue to serve for another four-year term to expire on December 31, 2024. There were no other applications on file for consideration. 

 

Correspondence was distributed to Council indicating that the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners approved appointing Stan Retz to the North Brevard County Hospital District Board.

 

City Manager Larese advised that there was a scrivener’s error in the agenda. City Council would be confirming Stan Retz’ term to December 31, 2024 and not December 31, 2020 as the agenda stated. 

 

Member Jordan stated he was abstaining from voting due to the appearance of a conflict of interest. 

 

Motion: 

Vice-Mayor Nelson moved to re-appoint Robert Jordan to the North Brevard County Hospital District Board for a term to expire on December 31, 2024. Member Stoeckel seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows: 

 

Member Robinson            Yes
             Member Jordan                 abstained from vote

Mayor Diesel                    Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson          Yes

Member Stoeckel              Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.

 

Motion:

Vice-Mayor Nelson moved to confirm Stan Retz to another four-year term on the Hospital District Board to expire on December 31, 2024. Member Robinson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows:

 

Member Jordan                 Yes

Mayor Diesel                    Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson          Yes

Member Stoeckel              Yes

Member Robinson            Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


PETITIONS AND REQUEST FROM THE PUBLIC PRESENT (OPEN FORUM)


Mr. Michael Myjak spoke regarding his concerns for the 160-home subdivision development being built on Garden Street and I-95 in an area he and other residents had worked hard to preserve.


CONSENT AGENDA 

 

City Manager Larese read Consent Agenda Items A through I, as followed:

 

  1. Approve the Purchase of SQL Server Software and Dell Server for the Water Resources SCADA System – Approve the purchase of Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Core Edition software from SHI - Software House of Somerset, NJ for $102,831.12, approve the purchase of a Dell PowerEdge R440 Server from Dell for $8,011.00, approve a budget transfer of $110,842.12, and authorize the Mayor to execute the contracts upon review and approval by City Attorney.

 

  1. Titusville/Farmton (TIFA), LLC FY 2021 Budget and FY 2022 Pro Forma Projection

Approve the TIFA, LLC FY 2021 Budget and authorize the Mayor to execute the Consent of Members.


  1. Approve Osprey Water Reclamation Facility Belt Filter Press Rehabilitation Approve contract to Alfa Laval, Inc. of Richmond, VA in the amount of $67,803.59 at the Osprey Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) for rehabilitation of belt filter press and authorize the Mayor to execute a contract or any necessary purchasing instrument as approved by Purchasing and City Attorney. 


  1. Resolution No. 39-2020 Adopting the 2020 Brevard Prepares Local Mitigation Strategy Plan – Approve Resolution No. 39-2020 adopting the 2020 Brevard Prepares Local Mitigation Strategy Plan.
     
  2. Award of Contract for South Carpenter Water Main Extension Project – Approve award of Contract for Bid No. 20-B-030 to Hinterland Group, Inc. of Cocoa, FL for the South Carpenter Water Main Extension Project in the amount of $488,130.00 and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract upon review and approval of contract by City Attorney.
     
  3. State Contract Award for Purchase of Fisher Scientific ICP-M S Analytical Equipment for Laboratory Services – Approve the use of award of State of Florida Contract 4112-0000-20-ACS to Fisher Scientific in the amount of $135,081.16 for the purchase of one ICAP RQ inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer and accessories for Laboratory Services, and authorize the Mayor to approve the execution of the necessary instrument purchase documents.
     
  4. Engineering Services for Bicycle Improvements Study – Approve the award of Work Order #1 to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc in the amount of $84,490.20 to provide engineering consulting services including, but not limited to, review of multiple locations for bicycle improvements and preparation of a presentation to City Council. Additionally, authorize the Mayor to execute the Work Order.

 

  1. Annual HAPCO Whiteway Pole Agreement – Approve the award of annual contract, with an initial term of one (1) year and four (4) optional one (1) year renewals, to Divita Group, LLC of Kissimmee, FL for the purchase of replacement HAPCO Whiteway lighting poles with the annual authorized amount not to exceed $50,000; and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract.

 

  1. Amendment to Contract for the Install and Maintenance of Floating Wetlands Islands - Beemats LLC – Approve Amendment 1 to contract SV19B006 between the City and Beemats, LLC of New Smyrna Beach, Florida for the addition of services to be provided at Draa pond and the Osprey pond for the additional contract authorized amount as listed in Exhibit 1 $299,250 which increases the total authorized contract amount to $599,258.50 over the four year period of installation and maintenance, which runs from 2019 to 2023 for the floating wetland islands. This amendment adds two additional ponds and authorize the Mayor to execute this amendment to the contract SV19B006, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney and City Manager. In addition, allow Purchase Orders to be issued on an as needed basis not to exceed the authorized contract amount.


Motion:

Member Jordan moved to approve Consent Agenda items A through I, in accordance with recommendations. Vice-Mayor Nelson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows:

 

Mayor Diesel                    Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson          Yes

Member Stoeckel              Yes

Member Robinson            Yes

Member Jordan                 Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.  


ORDINANCES – SECOND READING, PUBLIC HEARING AND RELATED ACTION

 

Ordinance No. 25-2020 Correcting Discrepancies in Zoning Code Use Tables – Primary Uses – City Attorney Broome read, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING CHAPTER 28 “ZONING” TO CORRECT OMISSIONS AND INCONSISTENCIES BETWEEN PERMITTED, CONDITIONAL AND LIMITED USES IN ARTICLE V “USE STANDARDS” AND ARTICLE IV “USE TABLE”, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SECTIONS 28-54 “USE TABLE”, 28-73(A) “LIVE-WORK UNIT”, 28-78(A) “RESIDENTIAL/PROFESSIONAL USE”, 28¬81(A) “TOWNHOMES”, 28-93(A) “ANIMAL SHELTER”, 28-99(A) “BAKERY, RETAIL”, 28-101 “BED AND BREAKFAST INNS”, 28-111(A) “CLOTHING AND SHOE STORES”, 28-117(A) “DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS (BAR, TAVERN, LOUNGE), 28-118(A) “DRY CLEANER”, 28-122(A) “FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS”, 28-125(A) “FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT (WITHOUT CREMATORY), 28-126(A) “FURNITURE STORE”, 28-129(C) “GROCERY STORE”, 28-131(A) “HOSPITALS”, 28-132(A) “HOTEL/MOTEL”, 28-138(A) “LAUNDROMAT”, 28-151 “OUTDOOR STORAGE”, 28-152(A) “PACKAGE AND PARCEL DELIVERY SERVICES”, 28-156(A) “PERSONAL SERVICES”, 28-161(A) “POSTAL AND MAILING SERVICES”, 28-165(A) “RADIO AND TELEVISION SALES”, 28-166(A) “REPAIR AND SERVICE FOR SMALL EQUIPMENT ITEMS”, 28-171(A) “SHOE REPAIR”, 28-176(A) “TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS”, 28¬181(A) “VETERINARIAN”, 28-201(A) “BAKERIES AND CONFECTIONERIES”, 28-202(A) “BOTTLING PLANTS”, 28-209(A) “LABORATORY (RESEARCH AND TESTING)”, 28-210(A) “LIGHT MANUFACTURING”, 28-218(A) “RETAIL OR WHOLESALE OF PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED ON-SITE”, 28-220 “TRANSMISSION TOWER”, 28¬222(A) “WAREHOUSING/WHOLESALE”, 28-223 “WELDING, METAL WORKING, FABRICATION”, 28-231(A) “AIRPARK”, 28-232(A) “AIRPORT”, 28-236(A) “CHURCH”, 28-238(A) “COMMUNITY CENTERS”, 28-239 “COMMUNITY SERVICE”, 28-242(A) “FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES”, 28¬248(A) “NURSING HOMES, CONVALESCENT HOMES AND EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES”, 28-249(A) “PASSENGER TERMINAL FACILITIES”, 28¬253(A) “PUBLIC UTILITY”, 28-255(A) “SCHOOLS (PUBLIC OR PRIVATE)”, 28-256(A) “VOCATIONAL SCHOOL”, 28-272(A) “GOLF COURSE”, 28¬274(A) “PARK (PUBLIC OR NON-PROFIT)”, 28-275(A) “RECREATION AND COMMERCIAL AMUSEMENT INDOOR)”, AND 28-276(A) “RECREATION AND COMMERCIAL AMUSEMENT (OUTDOOR); PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES, AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND INCORPORATION INTO THE CODE, the second time by title only. 


City Manager Larese advised that this was the final hearing of Ordinance No. 25-2020. On November 18, 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission, unanimously (6:0), recommended approval, as written. 

 

Motion:

Member Jordan moved to approve Ordinance No. 25-2020 correcting discrepancies and zoning code tables primary uses, as recommended. Vice-Mayor Nelson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows: 

 

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes

Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously. 


Ordinance No. 26-2020 Correcting Discrepancies in Zoning Code Use Tables – Accessory Uses – City Attorney Broome read, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TITUSVILLE, FLOIRDA, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING CHAPTER 28 “ZONING” TO CORRECT PERMITTED, CONDITIONAL AND LIMITED USES IN ARTICLE VIII “ACCESSORY USE STANDARDS” TO BE CONSISTENT WITH ARTICLE VII “ACCESSORY USE TABLE”, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SECTIONS 28-342 “ACCESSORY USE TABLE”, 28-351 “ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT”, 28-353 “ATTACHED SCREEN PORCH”, 28¬356 “CLUBHOUSE”, 28-363 “OUTDOOR DISPLAY OF MERCHANDISE”, 28¬367 “RECREATION COURT”, 28-370 “SCREEN ENCLOSURE WITH SCREENED ROOF (INCLUDING POOL ENCLOSURES)”, AND 28-373 “TEMPORARY STORAGE UNITS”; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES, AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND INCORPORATION INTO THE CODE, the second time by title only. 


City Manager Larese advised that this was the final hearing for Ordinance No. 26-2020. At their regular meeting on December 2, 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously (6:0), recommended approval as written. 

 

Motion: 

Member Jordan moved to approve Ordinance No. 26-2020 correcting discrepancies in zoning code use tables accessory uses, as recommended. Vice-Mayor Nelson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows: 

 

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes

Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

                                    Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously. 


Ordinance No. 27-2020 Capital Improvement Element Annual Update (Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 2-2020) – City Attorney Broome read, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA, UPDATING THE FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS SCHEDULE OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF TITUSVILLE FOR THE 2021 - 2025 HORIZON RELATING TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ELEMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE, the second time by title only. 


The request was to conduct the public hearing for Ordinance No. 27-2020 updating the Five Year Capital Improvements Schedule of the Comprehensive Plan of the City of Titusville for the 2021-2025 horizon relation to the Capital Improvement Element; and providing for an effective date. City Manager Larese stated that at their December 2, 2020 meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission, acting as the Local Planning Agency, recommended denial (6:1). The members requested more transparency with capital improvement planning and that the staff’s report should explain the reason CIP item changes since the CIE in the Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 2018. 

 

City Manager Larese stated as a reminder that all of the projects that are scheduled to be completed in a calendar year are covered in extensive detail in the annual budget process, but are not required to be included with the CIE. 

 

Motion: 

Member Jordan moved to approve Ordinance No. 27-2020 Capital Improvement Element Annual Update, as recommended. Member Stoeckel seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows: 


                                    Member Robinson                  No

Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                No

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

 

The motion passed 3:2.


Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA) Application No. 1-2020 Titusville Mall – TRANSMITTAL – The request was to conduct a Transmittal Public Hearing of CPA No. 1-2020 Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment to change the Future Land Use designation from the Commercial High Intensity to the Urban Mixed Use designation and Comprehensive Plan Amendment to Future Land Use Element Policy 1.11.15, and approve transmittal of the amendments to the State Land Planning Agency (DEO) for review.

 

City Manager Larese advised that at their meeting on December 2, 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission, unanimously, recommended approval with conditions as recommended by staff, 7:0. 

 

Assistant City Clerk Jolynn Donhoff advised that there were written comments submitted and distributed to City Council by Donna Johns, Kay St. Onge, and William Klein. 

 

Rodney Honeycutt spoke on behalf of the owner and applicant of the project to redevelop the old Sears Town Mall. Mr. Honeycutt stated that the Master Plan included a sports center, space to contain the existing retail uses, a hotel, restaurants, residential apartments, and assisted living. The parking would also be redeveloped. Mr. Honeycutt advised that the redevelopment would be in stages. He also requested approval by City Council to submit to the state so that the applicant could continue to move forward on the project. 

 

Lisa McCotter spoke on behalf of the owner of the Sears Town Mall, Jesse Wright who lives out of state. Ms. McCotter stated that she felt this proposed Master Plan was a better use of the property. 

 

Anita Dukes stated she was the Sears Town Mall General Manager and requested that City Council pass the transmittal to the next stages of approval. She stated Titusville was growing and that the Sears Town Mall was growing with them, in retail and residential living. 

 

Mike Nickel stated that he was the design professional that put together the site plan for this particular project that was then turned into the Master Plan. Mr. Nickel was there to answer any questions that the Council may have regarding the future land use as they have established it. 

 

Kim Hassell stated that her home was exactly 40-steps away from the Titusville Mall and she had concerns regarding the entrance and exit ways in front of the residential homes. She also expressed her concerns regarding the noise levels. She requested to have Council consider keeping the buildings one-story for privacy concerns for the surrounding homes. Ms. Hassle stated it was a residential area and she was trying to keep the area quiet and safe. 

 

Carey Chambers was there to speak regarding her concerns, but she also had a letter from an elderly neighbor she requested to read. Ms. Chambers concerns were regarding the traffic in the area. She stated it was already dangerous and she worried about the increase with adding an entrance and exit in front of her home. Ms. Chambers read written comments from Michael and Margaret’s concerns regarding the development. She submitted the written comments to Assistant City Clerk Jolynn Donhoff for the public record. 

 

Boyce Archie had some questions for Council regarding the proposed project. He wanted to know if the construction companies would have insurance in case there were any damages done to any residential properties or homes; if there were going to be any barriers – either natural or manmade; if there would be any electric or water interruptions at times. He also stated his concerns with large construction trucks driving up and down Narvaez Drive and the damage they would cause to the roads. He also stated that he would like to see property value projections as it related to this project. 

 

Mayor Diesel advised to the citizens that were present voicing their concerns, that the project was in the very beginning of the transmittal stages. This item was just whether or not the Council was going to transmit this to the state for the state to give their feedback. 


Motion:
Member Jordan moved to approve Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA) Application No. 1-2020 – Titusville Mall to be transmitted to the State Land Planning Agency (DEO), as recommended. Vice-Mayor Nelson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows: 

 

Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


Community Development Director Peggy Busacca wanted the citizens in the audience to know that they would be notified of any future public meetings on this agenda item.


City Attorney Richard Broome read the quasi-judicial rules of procedures. Second Reading, Public Hearing and Related Action (Quasi-judicial) THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO QUASI-JUDICIAL RULES OF PROCEDURE. ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM MUST FIRST COMPLETE AN AGENDA SIGN-UP CARD AND SIGN THE OATH CONTAINED THEREON. THOSE SPEAKING IN FAVOR OF A REQUEST WILL BE HEARD FIRST. IF YOU HAVE PHOTOGRAPHS, SKETCHES, OR DOCUMENTS THAT YOU DESIRE FOR CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER, THEY MUST BE SUBMITTED INTO EVIDENCE AND WILL BE RETAINED BY THE CITY. SUBMIT THESE EXHIBITS TO THE CITY CLERK.


Conditional Use Permit (CUP) Application No. 3-2020 T-Mobile Temporary Cell on Wheels (COW) Transmission Tower, 155 South De Leon Avenue – The item was outlined in the agenda packet. Staff recommended approval of CUP No. 3-2020 to allow a temporary Cell on Wheels (COW) Transmission Tower at 155 South DeLeon Avenue with conditions.

 

City Manager Larese advised that at their meeting on December 2, 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission, unanimously, recommended approval with conditions as recommended by staff, 7:0.

 

Mattaniah Johns was there to represent the applicant and advised that there was a presentation included in the agenda packet. She also stated that T-Mobile was in favor of staff’s conditional recommendations and requested that Council approve the Conditional Use Permit. 

 

Motion:

Member Jordan moved to approve the Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3-2020 T-Mobile Temporary Cell on Wheels Transmission Tower at 155 S DeLeon Avenue as recommended and with the following staff conditions: 

  1. The use shall expire two years from the date of issuance of the first Business Tax Receipt [Section 34-76(b)], unless otherwise extended; 
  2. The administrator may grant one extension for up to one year with written basis and reason for extension demonstrating the use has not created an unreasonable nuisance or risk, including: 
    1. Damage to public or private property, beyond normal wear and tear; 
    2. Injury to persons; 
    3. Public or private disturbances or nuisances;
    4. Unsafe impediments or distractions to, or congestion of, vehicular or pedestrian travel; 
    5. Additional and impractical or unduly burdensome police, fire, trash removal, maintenance, or other public services demands; or 
    6. Other adverse effects upon the public health, safety, or welfare; and 
  3. Any modifications of approved plans or conditions of approval shall require a new application that is submitted and reviewed in accordance with the full procedural and fee requirements applicable to the particular type of application for a development permit. 

 

Member Robinson seconded the motion and the roll call vote was as follows: 

 

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes

Member Jordan                       Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


Request to Vacate an Easement (EAS) Application No. 4-2020 - 4562 Helena Drive – The request was to conduct the public hearing to consider Easement Vacation Application No. 4-2020 to vacate a portion of the 7.5-foot public utility and drainage easement (P.U.D.E.) on property located at 4562 Helena Drive and approve related Resolution No. 40-2020. The applicant was proposing to install a 5-foot tall retaining wall. The wall would protect from erosion from the elevated adjacent property. With no concerns expressed from all utility providers, staff recommended approval of this Easement Vacation. 

 

City Manager Larese advised that at their regular meeting on December 2. 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission, unanimously, recommended approval, 7-0.

 

Roger Fentress thanked Council for considering his request. 


Motion:

Member Jordan moved to approve Vacate Easement Application No. 4-2020 4562 Helena Drive, as recommended. Member Stoeckel seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows:

                        

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes
Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes
Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously. 


Request to Vacate Right-of-Way (ROW) Application No. 3-2020 Huntington Park – City Manager advised that the Planning and Zoning Commission considered the request at their November 18, 2020 meeting and unanimously approved (6:0) with conditions as presented to staff. The request was to approve ROW No. 3-2020 to vacate a portion of a 20-foot unimproved road right-of-way with conditions and approve related Resolution No. 41-2020.

 

Bruce Moia was representing the applicant. He stated that they supported all of staff’s recommendations and thanked them for their time.

 

Motion:

Member Jordan moved to approve the request to Vacate Right-of-Way (ROW) Application No. 3-2020 Huntington Park, with the following conditions:

  1. Approval on condition to allow work in the right-of-way once a preliminary plat/site plan has been approved.
  2. Such vacate is contingent upon recording of the final plat within 2 years.
  3. A Performance Bond (equal to 120% of estimated cost) shall be required for all improvements within the right of way, as approved by the City, and in accordance with the approved preliminary plat/site plan. Such Performance Bond I required to be submitted to the City at the time of issuance of a site permit. The Performance Bond is valid for 1 year from the date of issuance and can be extended by the City.

 

Member Stoeckel seconded the motion and the roll call vote was as follows:


Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes
Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


Request to Vacate Right-of-Way (ROW) Application No. 4-2020 Falcon's Roost – This item was withdrawn (no action).


ORDINANCES-FIRST READING

 

Ordinance No. 1-2021 Regarding On-Street Parking – City Manager Larese advised that this was the first reading of Ordinance No. 1-2021. On November 18, 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission considered the proposed ordinance and unanimously (6:0) recommended approval, as written.

 

City Attorney Broome read, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING CHAPTER 30 “DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS”, SECTION 30-283 “ON-STREET PARKING CREDIT” TO AMEND THE AREAS WHERE ON-STREET PARKING MAY COUNT TOWARD REQUIRED PARKING; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES, AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND INCORPORATION INTO THE CODE, the first time by title only.


OLD BUSINESS – None.


NEW BUSINESS

 

Advisability – Approval in Concept of a Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure Project and Utilization of City’s North Brevard Economic Development Zone’s TIF Funding – The request was to provide advisability approving in concept, a sanitary sewer project to be constructed along U.S. 1 south of Cheney Highway, and utilization of up to $2.5 million of the City’s NBEDZ TIF funding for design and construction.


Mr. Post advised that there was a powerpoint included in the agenda packet and he was available to answer any questions that Council may have.

 

Motion: 

Member Jordan moved to approve the Advisability – Approval in Concept of a Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure Projected and Utilization of City’s North Brevard Economic Development Zone’s TIF Funding. Vice-Mayor Nelson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows:

 

Member Robinson                  Yes
Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


Memorandum of Agreement – City of Titusville, the Titusville Community Redevelopment Agency and the Merritt Island Wildlife Association Regarding the Use of the Downtown Welcome Center – The request was to approve the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the City of Titusville, the Titusville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Merritt Island Wildlife Association regarding the Merritt Island Wildlife Association temporarily utilizing space in the Downtown Welcome Center. City Manager Larese advised that at their regular meeting, the Community Redevelopment Agency unanimously recommended approval of the Memorandum of Agreement.


Motion: 

Member Jordan moved to approve a Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Titusville, the Titusville Community Redevelopment Agency and the Merritt Island Wildlife Association regarding the Use of the Downtown Welcome Center. Member Stoeckel seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows:

 

Member Jordan                       Yes

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


Verona Subdivision – Sketch Plat Re-Plat – The request was for the approval of the Sketch Plat for the Re-Plat of Verona Subdivision Phase 1. City Manager Larese advised that at their meeting on December 2, 2020, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval, 6:1. The member that voted against this item did not believe the applicant indicated their intent to St. Johns River Water Management District and the City should not reward the filling in of wetlands. One member that voted in support recommended the applicant incorporate a pocket park and trail adjacent to future parks and trails.


Rodney Honeycutt stated that he was there requesting sketch plat approval to convert the tracks to lots. Mr. Honeycutt said that he would be back at a later time to request the final plat approval.

 

Assistant City Clerk Donhoff advised that there were comments submitted prior to the meeting and distributed to Council by Kay St. Onge and William Klein.

 

Motion:

Member Jordan moved to approve the Sketch Plat Re-Plat for Verona Subdivision Phase 1, as recommended. Vice-Mayor Nelson seconded the motion. The roll call vote was as follows:

 

Mayor Diesel                          Yes

Vice-Mayor Nelson                Yes

Member Stoeckel                    Yes

Member Robinson                  Yes

Member Jordan                       Yes

 

The motion carried unanimously.


PETITION AND REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC PRESNET (NON-AGENDA ITEMS) – None. 


MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

 

Mayor's Report – Mayor Diesel submitted his written report. 

 

Mayor Diesel wanted to mention that December 7th was the 79th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and felt that he would be remiss if he did not acknowledge that day. He also wanted to mention one of his previous co-workers and a coach at Astronaut High School, Randy Hallock, that passed away.


Council Reports

Member Jordan requested advisability from staff to review processes related to the Board of Adjustments and Appeals and particularly, the processes that affected public interests versus private interests. The discussion also included researching how other government jurisdictions addressed these processes. With a consensus from Council, information from staff would be provided to Council at the regular City Council meeting on January 12, 2021.   


City Manager's Report – City Manager Larese submitted his written report and all items were informational only. 


CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT – None. 


With no further business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

 


 Daniel E. Diesel, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

Wanda F. Wells, City Clerk