Regular City Council - March 9, 2021

  1. Agenda

 

CITY OF TITUSVILLE

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021

6:30 PM – COUNCIL CHAMBER

555 SOUTH WASHINTON AVENUE, TITUSVILLE, FL  32796

 

In order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to comply with all local, state, and federal laws and guidelines regarding social distancing rules, designated  seating shall be provided for the public at City Council and other City Boards meetings. Individual speakers shall, when directed to do so, be given the opportunity to speak on agenda items during the meetings in accordance with City of Titusville policies and Resolution No. 36-2020. No tripods, easels, props, or other demonstrative aids shall be brought into public meetings of Council and City Boards. Speakers are permitted to have a sign with them during their designated speaking time provided that the sign is held by the speaker and is to be removed at the conclusion of their speaking time. Speakers who appear in person will be subject to screening for symptoms of COVID-19 and any persons exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter City Hall or public meetings of Council and City Boards. As an additional method for public participation, the public may submit written comments, via email to city.agenda@titusville.com or by regular mail to City Council's attention at City Hall, 555 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL 32796. Written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. prior to the start of the meeting and include the senders name, address and the subject line must specify the agenda item being addressed. All comments will be disseminated to the Council members and made a part of the public record prior to any action being taken.

 

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 January 12, 2021 and the special City Council meeting on February 27, 2021.

 

5. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS & PRESENTATIONS

 

6. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

A. Code Enforcement Special Magistrate - The Code Enforcement Special Magistrate's semi-annual written report is included in the agenda packet. No action is required.

 

B. North Brevard County Hospital District Board - The North Brevard County Hospital District Board's semiannual report will be presented. No action is required.

 

C. 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.

 

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

 

8. CONSENT AGENDA

 

A. Student Advisory Council Scholarship Policy Expenditure - Approve Titusville Student Advisory Council Scholarship Policy expenditure not to exceed $2,000 and direct staff to forward pending disbursement forms to the City Manager and Finance Department for preparation of two individual scholarship checks, as prescribed by the policy. Pending this request, the scholarships will be awarded at the regular City Council meeting on April 27, 2021 (6:30 p.m.).

 

B. Mass Spectrometer Equipment for Laboratory Services - Approve a budget amendment in the amount of $26,800 to fund the following capital outlay accessories and facility improvements associated with the purchase of the inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer for Laboratory Services: $5,310.79 to Boggs Gases of Titusville, FL to supply Argon gas manifold and control equipment, $9,420 to Altman's Cooling and Heating of Titusville, FL to supply and install a ventilation system including roof penetrations, and $2,619 from Fisher Scientific of Waltham, MA to supply a laboratory bench to hold the mass spectrometer. Also, authorize the City Manager to execute the purchase of the accessories and necessary services for proper installation and operation of the Mass Spectrometer.

 

C. Purchase of Fire Department Rescue Belts and Accessories - Award bid # 21-B-022 to Fire-Tec Incorporated in Margate, Florida for the purchase of Fire Department Rescue Belts and

Accessories in the amount of $23,023.40, and approve budget amendment to transfer $5,228.00 from the fire department operating budget to the project. Authorize the City Manager to execute the steps necessary to complete the acquisition.

 

D. Interlocal Agreement with Space Florida Providing for Site and Building Plan Review and Inspection Services for Spaceport Territory Projects - Authorize the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement with Space Florida providing for site and building plan review and

inspection services for spaceport territory projects subject to final review and revision by the City Attorney. Should substantive changes be required, the Interlocal Agreement will be returned to Council for further consideration.

 

E. Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Annual Report - Acknowledge receipt of the FY 2020 Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Annual Report,

as recommended by the CRA with the financial audit information to be added to the Report once it is complete.

 

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

 

A. Request to Vacate Easement (EAS) Vacation Application No. 5-2020 - 2820 St. Mark's Drive - Approve the request to vacate ten (10) feet of the fifty-four (54) foot wide Public Utility and Drainage Easement (P.U.D.E.) on property located at 2820 St. Mark's Dr. and approve related Resolution No. 9-2021. (This item was tabled at the City Council meeting on February 23, 2021 at6:30 p.m.)

 

During their meeting of February 17, 2021, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled the request to allow consideration of additional information on the request including: (1) As-built drawings for the stormwater pond; (2) Documentation that was submitted to the SJRWMD

providing that the encroachment would not cause an increase in the designed storage volume of the pond; (3) requested the presence of the engineer of record at the following meeting. The motion passed unanimously.At their March 3, 2021 meeting, the Planning and Zoning

Commission recommended approval as proposed with the condition that the owner restores the pond to the original permitted condition from his property line to property line and the equal compensating storage to offset the fill. Approved 7-0

 

10. ORDINANCES-FIRST READING

 

11. OLD BUSINESS

 

12. NEW BUSINESS

 

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.

 

B. Council's Reports - City Council Members will provide their individual reports.

 

15. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

 

A. City Manager's Report - The City Manager's Report is included in the agenda packet

 

16. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT