CITY OF MELBOURNE, FLORIDA MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING BEFORE CITY COUNCIL APRIL 27, 2004
Aye: Contreras, E. Palmer, Hand and Buckley
Nay: Poole and Walker
COUNCIL ACTION RE: Contract award for sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation, Chaz Equipment, Wellington, FL - estimated annual cost $123,525.
City Engineer Howard Ralls reviewed the agenda report and responded to general questions about the project.
Moved by Poole/Walker for approval of the contract with Chaz Equipment Company in the amount not to exceed $123,525. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Hand/E. Palmer for approval of the consent agenda. (Replaced by substitute motion.)
Staff answered questions about Item “g”; however, the item was not removed from the consent agenda.
Mr. Contreras said he would like Contreras/Walker to discuss Item “h”
to remove Item “h” for discussion. Moved as a separate item. Motion carried unanimously.
The following substitute motion was made: Moved by Hand/Walker to approve Items “a – g” and Item “i”. Motion carried unanimously.
A brief discussion followed on whether Item “h” would be postponed, moved to the end of the agenda, or heard under this item.
City Manager Jack Schluckebier said that Item “h” has two components – “a” is the budget workshop and public hearings schedule and “b” is the grants-in-aid funding level.
Moved by Contreras/Hand for approval of Item 14 “h (a)” (calendar/schedule). carried unanimously.
Moved by Hand/Contreras to pull Item 14 “h (b)” and have a separate discussion
carried. Mrs. Poole voted nay.
Mayor Buckley said that a person has asked to speak on this item.
Tina Suiter, representing the Melbourne Art Festival, stated that the Festival is concerned that the City has proposed limiting funding to only those organizations that have received
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