It has been a tense year for the entire country as we have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. We have witnessed many of those around us being directly impacted by this virus. In an effort to offset some of the financial burden within the community, the Town implemented several programs to provide assistance to its residents.
Below is a re-cap of some of the Town of Medley Council agenda items for the months of December 2020 and January 2021:
December 7th, 2020 Regular Council Meeting:
Resolution Selecting the Bid and Awarding Contract to Florida Engineering & Development Corp. for the NW 89th Avenue Repairs and Improvements (PW-0156) and NW 93rd Street Crosswalks (PW-0350)
Resolution Approving and Accepting the State of Florida Department of Transportation State Funded Grant Agreement for $ 500,000 for the Construction Phase of the NW 74 St Water and Sewer Improvements, from NW 74 Avenue to NW 69 Avenue (Project No. WS-0144).
January 7th, 2020 Special Council Meeting:
Resolution calling for a Special Election for March 2nd, 2021 to fill a vacancy on the Town Council; Establishing Dates for a Qualifying Period
Resolution Adopting the Town of Medley State Legislative Priorities for 2021
Discussion and Action on Vice-Mayor Pacheco’s request to extend the COVID-19 Residential Water Assistance to the months of January, February, and March 2021
Discussion and Action on Vice-Mayor Pacheco’s Request for a residential Christmas Gift
Discussion and Action on Vice-Mayor Pacheco’s request for the use of Cares-Act funds towards residential assistance.
Christmas Gift and COVID-19 economic assistance was combined for a total amount of $75.00 in the form of a gift card.
All of the above items were unanimously passed by the Town Council.
As we embrace 2021, the Town of Medley is in the blessed being a town in the midst of a transformation. There remains work to be completed, but we are not afraid to face our challenges. I look forward to the opportunities that await us in 2021.
– Mayor Roberto Martell
Town of Medley