|1940||February 3||Endorsing the building of the harbor at Canaveral and disapproving such construction in the vicinity of Eau Gallie manifested in the opposition of the Canaveral Project.
The City also requested that State Road 140 be permanently routed through Orlando Avenue instead of Atlantic Avenue.
|1941||April 19||A tree fund was started for the planting of Australian Pines along Atlantic Avenue, with project projected to start in October after the hot and dry summer season.|
|1941||November 5||The Commission discussed the matter of the proposed erection of 50 houses under the Defense Housing Authority and the Federal Works Administration. The main concern was the ability to obtain a Water Works Grant fro the State for $5000.|
|1942||January 21||Messrs. Paul R. Thomas and J.F. Canaday, representing the Cocoa Beach Improvement Company, addressed the City Commission on the option to blocks of property on the west side of Atlantic Avenue at the south end of construction of 50 houses for rentals to officers and employees at the Naval Air Base. It was noted that these plans should not interfere with the plants of Messrs. Trafford and Kenney and their proposal for construction of housing.|
|1942||February 9||Engineer Michael presented detailed plans for proposed projects that included:
Water Works - $22,250
Paving - $5,500
Town Hall - $2,500
|1942||March 16||Letter from Gus Edwards to City Commission: Stated the "Lion and the Lamb lie down together." Mr. Edwards wanted to make peace with the Commission, reminding the City that he has paid and would pay considerable sums of money in taxes. Mr. Edwards requested the permission to advise the Commission as to the spending of this money. In exchange for this, he proposed the dismissal of the suit now pending for removal of certain lands from the corporate limits.
Commission's Reply: The Commission desires to be fair toward all taxpayers. It has no friends to reward or enemies to punish and reserves the right to spend money paid in where they deem it most advisable and to the best advantage of Cocoa Beach."
|1942||April 11||Discussion as the feasibility of procuring a truck for hauling garbage or the the purchase or leasing of a mule and wagon for same use. Discussion also covered the possibility of a contract could be made with the party handling the garbage disposal from the Naval Air Station.|
|1924||May 12||Discussion about the town's application for a grant to cover 70% of the cost of a waterworks system had been denied the department. As the Town had already gone through the expense of the waterworks system, the City enlist Col N.B. Butt, employed at Canaveral Harbor District, to secure the support of Senator Pepper.|
|1942||June 22||Due to the war the City had trouble obtaining road oil for top dressing of streets.|
|1943||December 18||Mayor Pulsipher reported that he was experiencing great difficulty in securing necessary hand labor to remove weeds and undergrowth in streets. The City had received many promises, but no men appeared.|
|1944||February 11||Commission passed an Emergency Ordinance granted the U.S. Coast Guard permission to install a U.S. Government Telephone Line through the Town. It was recognized that the request was an emergency based upon the need of said telephone line for the use in connection with the protection of the coast from invasion and the entry of spies and saboteurs,that a grave emergency existed resulting from war, requiring the immediate passage of the ordinance.|
|1946||February 2||Gus C Edwards approached the City asking permission to install a telephone franchise for local telephone service in the town.|
|1947||March 13||Mr. Carl Schnabel, Civil Engineer, was giving authority to go ahead with a preliminary survey upon which calculations could be could be based for sewage system and paving.|
|1947||March 20||C.W. MontsDeOca appointed part time police officer (Mr. MontsDeOca was past Secretary for the Florida State Department of Transportation.|
|1947||May 5||Mayor secured a $2,000 check for the Treasurer of the United States for possible presentation as binder on purchase price of Monorville and Gotha Utilities.|
|1947||May 16||Robert Michael, representing A.P. Michael, signed contract relative to the engineering for the water works system.|
|1947||July 10||The removal of Fire Protection, incident to the closing of the Naval Air Station was reviewed and an investigation of what equipment they might have available and what would be best suited for the needs of the town.|
|1948||May 31||Commission reviewed the first sketch of a plan for a Town Hall to be built and asked the architect to make several corrections and go out for bids.|
|1948||July 26||Gus C Edwards offered the City 150 to 200 Brazilian Oak seedlings for use on the town streets. As the type of seedling is sensitive to salt water, the Commission declined Mr. Edwards' offer with thanks.|
|1948||November 4||Sidney Fisher, owner of the Surf Cocktail Lounge, appeared before the Commission to request the alcoholic beverage ordinance be amended to allow establishments to remain open to 1 a.m. Saturday. The discussion was continued at the November 15th meeting, with a Public Hearing being called for the Second of December.|