The Weekly Update
Issue 36.19
October 14, 2019


October 14, 2019

Community Events

City Clerk's Office

  • Distributed agenda/packet for October 15, 2019 Council Meeting.
  • The 2019 Election will be Tuesday November 5, 2019; visit for more info.
  • The candidates for two open Council seats: Mike Brown, Maria “Mickie” Kellum, Raymond Osborne and Rocky Randels.
  • The City will have a Referendum concerning Council authority to grant property tax exemptions to new/expanding businesses that are expected to create new jobs.
city marquee messages: City council meeting tues oct 15 6:00- pm City Hall, Community Appearance Board Meeting City Hall Oct 16 - 6 pm, Board of Adjustment Meeting - Oct 17 6 pm @ City Hall, Movie in the Park Aladdin (2019) Friday Oct 18 @ 6 pm Canaveral City Park, Candidates Forum Sat Oct 19 - 10:30a - Noon Cape Canaveral Public Library

Economic Development

  • City Hall CCTV system enhancements completed.
  • City Hall Architect performed final walk-through.
  • Attended Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (SCTPO) CAC/TAC Committee (Citizens Advisory/Technical Advisory) meeting,
  • With Community Development Department Director and City Attorney, met with Council members regarding the Oak Lane Agenda Items.
  • At the October 15th City Council Meeting, the Council will discuss the Ridgewood Avenue Extension item. For more information, contact Economic Development Director, Todd Morley at (321) 868-1205

Cultural & Community Affairs

  • In case you missed it—the City dedicated its first public mural at October's Friday Fest! 
group of people in front of space mural
  • Registration continues for the Trunk or Treat @ the Monster Mash and staff is gearing up for the event’s newest addition—the doggy costume contest! Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed small and large dogs. There are still a few spaces left for those who want to join the Trunk or Treat. Cars, motorcycles and bicycles are all welcome! Registration is free but space is limited — sign up here!
  • The Cape Canaveral Public Library has rolled out its November calendar of events and activities! New for next month “Write Your Memoir” workshop and the return of Monday Music with a free performance by Sound Traveler. Check out their full program schedule here!
group of people in front of space mural
  • Last week, members of the Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Advisory Board, as well as Fort Pierce’s Mayor, Linda Hudson, Public Works Manager, Police Chief, and Parks and Rec Manager toured some of the City’s sustainability and cultural initiatives. Hosted by Cultural & Community Affairs and, in partnership with, the Capital Projects Department; stops included the City’s new space mural, stormwater pocket parks, Mobi-Mats, Little Free Libraries and Pantries, artistic bike racks, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, solar street lighting, City Hall’s stormwater exfiltration chambers and the Kairos Community Garden! It was an incredible exchange of knowledge and ideas. The City of Cape Canaveral looks forward to continued communication and collaboration on potential future environmental and Community-based endeavors with the City of Fort Pierce. 

Capital Projects

Community Development Department

  • Online Permitting Online permitting is live! Starting today (October 14) the City of Cape Canaveral will no longer accept permit applications through Moving forward, all applicants must register and apply online.
    As the City transitions to online permitting, please be patient as we work through these new processes. If you have questions, contact City Hall at (321) 868-1220.
  • Code Enforcement The City’s goal is voluntary compliance in order to better promote, protect, and improve the health, safety and welfare of the Community and eliminate confusion on the code enforcement process. If you have questions or concerns regarding Code Enforcement, please contact an officer directly at (321) 868-1220: Brian Palmer (Ext. 115); Chris Robinson (Ext. 116); or John Mayberry (Ext. 138).

Leisure Services

Movie in the park, Friday Oct 18, canaveral city park, 355 monroe ave. Aladdin (PG). free admission, family friendly. Movie at 7, pre-show at 6. concessions beenfite space coast little league, bring blankets and lawn chairs

The Big Red Bus is coming back to the Cape Canaveral Public Library! Register now because donors receive a FREE movie ticket and a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening! #Donate4Life this Friday from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.!

Canaveral Fire Rescue

2 firefighters talk to group of small children
Canaveral Fire Rescue demonstrates fire prevention at Cape View Elementary!
  • Emergency Management meeting for Active Shooter training.
  • Propeller Club Education Committee meeting.
  • Second LNG Live Fire training class at the Academy.
  • Human Resourses Florida Leadership conference.
  • Fire Prevention Week presentations at Cape View Elementary.
  • Personnel responded to 55 calls for emergency service.
  • Prevention conducted 48 new, 19 follow up, and 6 new construction inspections. Additionally, they conducted 4 new plans reviews and 6 public request for assistance.

Brevard County Sheriff's Office

Here at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, we are very proud to be serving the residents, business owners and visitors of the City of Cape Canaveral. We all have a responsibility in keeping our City safe and we continue to need your partnership to ensure we continue to do the best job possible.
The following numbers will assist us all in our common goals:

  • To Report an Emergency:                 911
  • Non-Emergency Dispatch:                321-633-7162             
  • Cape Canaveral Precinct:                 321-868-1113

Everyone has a different vantage point and please never assume we already know what you know. Also, it is very important that you report any suspicious behavior, as it is occurring – please do not delay. 
Please refer to our website for the many additional services we offer to our community from fingerprinting, notary services, or to arranging a house check, can be located at:

Below are samplings of the actions taken by Canaveral deputies during this reporting period.
Matthew Largent, 23, a resident of Cape Canaveral, was trespassed from Kennedy’s Lamp Post Lounge and Bar.
Charles Hegg, 53, homeless, was trespassed from Circle K property located at 7700 North Atlantic Avenue.
Mariya D. Veldhuis, 35, a resident of Cape Canaveral, was trespassed from Unit F13, 211 Caroline Street.
Driving While License Suspended
April M. Jones, 37, a resident of Cocoa, was arrested for Driving While License Suspended, 3rd or Subsequent Offense.
Stephen Nusenfress, 66, homeless, was trespassed from 120 Jackson Avenue.
Warrant Arrest
Kim Santini, 40, a resident of Prattville, Alabama, was arrested on an outstanding Warrant from Pinellas County.
Warrant Arrest
Tiara Robinson, 34, a resident of Florissant, Missouri, was arrested on an Out of County Warrant.
DUI Arrest
Kenneth Hotchkiss, 36, a resident of Orlando, was arrested for DUI.
Carman Hobday, 60, a resident of Cocoa, was trespassed from the Lamp Post, 7822 North Atlantic Avenue.
Mark Nezuh, 46, homeless, and Carman Hobday 60, a resident of Cocoa, were both trespassed from 7-11 located at 6770 North Atlantic Avenue.
Disorderly Intoxication
Carman Hobday, 60, a resident of Cocoa, was arrested for Disorderly Intoxication and Trespass After Warning.
Drug Arrest
Shane Nichols, 44, a resident of Merritt Island, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription.
Disorderly Conduct
Christopher Marchica, 36, homeless, was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Indecent Exposure.

Need to Report-a-Concern?

Residents who wish to report anonymous concerns may do so via phone at
(321) 868-1231 or by mail at P.O. Box 326, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920.
As a member of the Cape Canaveral Community, you are our eyes and ears. You can easily report a concern by submitting the info via the City website. The message will be routed to the appropriate department. We need as much information as possible to reply to your concern quickly and efficiently. Don’t hold back when it comes to details! Let us know the time, date, exact location and anything else you think is important.
Visit the Report a Concern page for more information.
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