Regular City Council - April 27, 2021 6:30 PM

 

CITY OF TITUSVILLE

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2021

6:30 PM – COUNCIL CHAMBER

555 SOUTH WASHINGTON 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 26, 2021 (6:30 p.m.).

 

5. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS & PRESENTATIONS

 

6. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

A. Student Advisory Council Annual Report - The 2020/2021 Student Advisory Council Annual Report, including the recommendations and goals for 2021/2022, will be presented. No action is requested.

 

B. Student Advisory Council Scholarships - Award scholarships to two (2) seniors: Caleb Phillips of Titusville High School and Isaac Gutman of the North Brevard Home School Association.

 

C. 2021/2022 Student Advisory Council Membership Appointments - Confirm the proposed slate of students as members of the 2021/2022 Student Advisory Council, as appointed by their respective schools.

 

D. Titusville Housing Authority - The Titusville Housing Authority's Semi-Annual written report is included in the agenda packet. No action is required.

 

E. Board of Adjustments and Appeals - Accept the resignation of Regular Member Earl Johnson, Jr. of the Board of Adjustments and Appeals with an unexpired term to expire on July 31, 2021. His resignation was effective on April 16, 2021.

 

F. North Brevard Library District Board – The North Brevard Library District Board’s Semi-Annual written report is included in the agenda packet. No action is requested. 

 

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

 

8. CONSENT AGENDA

 

A. Sand Point Park Pond Management Evaluation - Approve the award of Work Order #ECTSW012 to Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. in the amount of $41,617.86 to prepare a management evaluation of the Sand Point Park Ponds to address nutrient concerns, approve a budge amendment to fund the work order, and authorize the City Manager to execute the work order.

 

B. Purchase of Replacement Vehicles – Water Resources - Approve the use of the cooperative Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #2021 120716-NAF&06 to purchase budgeted vehicle replacements from Alan Jay Fleet Sales in Sebring FL in the amount of $108,623, approve the use of The Florida Sheriff's Association bid to purchase a third replacement vehicle from Duval Ford of Jacksonville, FL in the amount of $53,059, and authorize the Mayor to execute

any associated agreement and City staff to issue resulting purchase orders.

 

C. Brevard County Emergency Medical Services Grant Award and associated Budget Amendment Approval - Approve the award for the Brevard County Emergency Services Grant to provide 75% funding towards the purchase of a Lucas 3 Chest Compression System including all necessary accessories from the sole source vendor Stryker Medical for a total cost of $15,796.82 and to approve the associated budget amendment and to execute any instruments necessary for the receipt of the grant and the purchase of identified equipment.

 

D. Replacement Pump and Panel Purchase for Vector Space Lift Station - Approve purchase to Hydra Service, Inc. of Debary Florida in the amount of $103,718 for the purchase of two 70hp ABS wastewater pumps and one ECS Manufactured Duplex Control Panel for the Vector Space Lift Station, and authorize the Mayor to approve issuance of the necessary purchase order

for this acquisition.

 

E. Work Order for Engineering Programming Services for the Blue Heron Water Reclamation Facility - Approve the award of Work Order #03 to Rocha Controls Municipal and Industrial Control Systems of Tampa, FL in the amount of $86,775 to provide consulting and programming services including but not limited to upgrading the Blue Heron Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) SCADA System and authorize the Mayor to execute the work order upon review and approval of City Manager and City Attorney.

 

F. Resolution No. 14-2021 Approving Temporary Closure of State Roads for Special Event - Titusville High School Graduation - Approve Resolution No. 14-2021 approving the temporary closure of US1 on May 28, 2021 for the Titusville High School Graduation.

 

G. Amendment No. 1 to State Revolving Fund Loan Agreement DW050331 - Approve Amendment No. 1 to State Fund Revolving Loan Agreement DW050331 and authorize the City Manager to execute on behalf of the City.

 

H. Resolution No. 15-2021 urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to remove the suspension on cruise ship operations from Port Canaveral - Approve Resolution No. 15-2021 urging the Centers for

Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to remove the suspension on cruise ship operations from Port Canaveral.

 

I. Engagement Letter from Bond Counsel, Rhonda Bond-Collins, Esq. - Accept and approve Engagement Letter from Bond Counsel, Rhonda Bond-Collins, Esq., of the Bryant, Miller, Olive, Law Firm.

 

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

 

A. 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan - Conduct final public hearing on the City's CDBG 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan; authorize the Neighborhood Services Director and Mayor to sign the grant applications and certifications as required; and approve submittal to HUD. It is also requested that Council approve a request to HUD to transfer the outstanding NSP3 funds to the CDBG program.

 

B. Ordinance No. 9-2021 - Revocation of Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for NewSpace Center LLC - Conduct the public hearing of Ordinance No. 9-2021, an ordinance of the City of Titusville, Florida, revoking the economic development ad valorem tax exemption to NewSpace Center LLC, and providing for an effective date.

 

C. Ordinance No. 10-2021, Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Abatement to Dark Storm Industries, LLC (Project Freedom) - Conduct the public hearing of Ordinance No. 10-2021, an ordinance of the City of Titusville, Florida, allowing for an ad valorem tax (AVT) abatement to Dark Storm Industries, LLC (Project Freedom); specifying the items exempted; providing

for an expiration date for the exemption; and providing an effective date.

 

D. Ordinance No. 11-2021 - Business Tax Receipt Exemptions - Conduct the public hearing of Ordinance No. 11-2021 amending the Code of Ordinances to reference Business Tax Receipts exemptions created by the State of Florida, by amending Chapter 11 “Licenses and Business Regulations”, specifically creating Section 11-37.5 "Exemptions Under State Law", providing for severability, repeal of conflicting ordinances, effective date and incorporation into the code.

 

10. ORDINANCES-FIRST READING

 

11. OLD BUSINESS

 

12. NEW BUSINESS

 

A. Mid-Year 2021 Financial Review - Accept the FY 2021 Mid-Year Financial Review and approve the proposed budget amendments for the Fiscal Year's

Quarter Ending March 31, 2021.


B. Work Order for Titusville Government Center - Approve Work Order #AECOMWR014 to AECOM Technical Services Inc in the amount of $361,922 to provide Architectural and Engineering Consulting Services for a Multi Department

Government Center Design Development Services and approve Mayor to execute work order upon review of City Manager and City Attorney. This action is subject to the approval of the mid-year budget allocation.

 

C. Advisability - Allocation of American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Community Development Initiatives - Housing and Small Business - Approve advisability on the allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Community Development Initiatives.

 

D. Resolution No. 13-2021 - Code Enforcement Lien Amnesty Program - In order to incentivize code compliance and to settle outstanding liens, a Code Enforcement Lien Amnesty Program is proposed for adoption (Resolution No. 13-2021).

 

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

 

14. MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

 

A. Mayors Report - The Mayor's Report is included in the agenda packet.

 

B. Council 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

 

A. Summary of Extended Hours of Operation Permit for Alcohol Sales - This Memorandum is provided for informational purposes.

 

B. Proposed Memorandum of Understanding to Resolve Opioid Litigation - This is for your information and review and will be placed on your agenda in the near future for consideration of approval.