FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

December 01,2008

 

MICHAEL CORRIGAN, CHAIR

 

CHERYL L. BROWN, COUNCIL SECRETARY/DIRECTOR

 

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING of the Council of the City of Jacksonville, held in Council Chambers, City Hall, Jacksonville, Florida, December 01,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:03 P.M. by Committee Chair Michael Corrigan. The meeting adjourned at 4:12 P.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Michael Corrigan, Chair Jessica Morales, Legislative Aide

CM Daniel Davis, Vice Chair Arrived 2:06 Kirk Sherman, Council Auditor

CM Art Graham Janice Billy, Sr. Asst. Auditor

CM Warren Jones Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM Stephen Joost Peggy Sidman, General Counsel

CM Webb Left 2:53 Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Clay Yarborough Sherry Hall, Administration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

CP Fussell Joe Whitaker, JEDC 2008-1035

Bill Joyce, Public Works 2008-943 James Richardson, Housing Dept 2008-1036

Mickey Miller, Chief Financial Officer Rick Ducharme, Homeless Pets 2008-1036

Chad Poppell, Chief of Human Resources 2008-983 Joe Stelma, 4th Circuit Courts

Paul Crawford, JEDC

Bob Williams, Real Estate 2008-997

Richard Catlett, Gator Bowl Assoc 2008-1019

Ron Barton, Exec Dir JEDC 2008-1034

 

1. 2008-698 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THAT CERTAIN SECOND RENEWAL AND THIRD AMENDMENT TO COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE) AND THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ("DCSB") FOR THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM INDEBTEDNESS OF DCSB FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEAR TO $3,900,000, AND TAKE SUCH ACTION AS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/18/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 19, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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2. 2008-821 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A THIRD AMENDMENT ("AMENDMENT") TO A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT") BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ("JEDC") AND H.O.P.E. (HELPING OTHERS PREPARE FOR EMPLOYMENT) INC. OF JACKSONVILLE, A FLORIDA NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, AND INOC, L.L.C. (COLLECTIVELY "DEVELOPER"), WHICH AGREEMENT WAS AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 2001-1113-E AND WHICH AMENDMENT AUTHORIZES A REVISED TIMELINE FOR CERTAIN PROJECT DELIVERABLES TO ALLOW FOR THE COMPLETION OF AN I-95/CLARK ROAD INTERCHANGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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3. 2008-943 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ('CITY") AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ("FDOT") ALLOWING FDOT TO UNDERTAKE THE CLARK ROAD ACCESS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 04, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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4. 2008-952 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING $50,000 PREVIOUSLY BUDGETED FOR MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AND POSTAGE TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMPLIANCE/ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL SALARIES PART TIME ACCOUNT TO FUND SALARIES FOR PART-TIME EMPLOYEES FOR THE PET LICENSING PROGRAM AT THE ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL FACILITY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-014; APPROVING TEMPORARY HOURS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-008 AND R.C. 09-009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 04, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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5. 2008-990 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $5,000 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING WHICH WILL ALLOW UP TO TEN MEMBERS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY DIVISION STAFF AND PERSONNEL FROM THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO RECEIVE ON-SITE TRAINING IN NOISE MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES FROM A TRAINER BROUGHT TO JACKSONVILLE FROM RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-011; WAIVING CONFLICTING PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 111.755 (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND) AND 360.602 (USES OF FUND), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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6. 2008-991 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $89,995 (A $68,152 GRANT FROM THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, THROUGH THE STATE OF FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT FUNDS, AND $21,843 FROM THE RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS) TO REDUCE THE VULNERABILITY OF NINE JACKSONVILLE FIRE & RESCUE FIRE STATIONS TO PROPERTY LOSSES CAUSED BY HIGH WINDS AND RAIN BY RETROFITTING THE FIRE STATIONS WITH ALUMINUM STORM PANELS AND WINDOW SYSTEMS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-021; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSES OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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7. 2008-992 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $67,200 IN REVENUES COLLECTED ON BEHALF OF THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD (DCSB) AS PART OF THE EDUCATION MITIGATION - EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT FEE FOR BARTRAM PARK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI), ORIGINALLY DEPOSITED INTO THE CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OPERATING ACCOUNT AND SUBSEQUENTLY TRANSFERRED TO FUND BALANCE AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR, SO AS TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE DCSB TO BE USED ON CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR SCHOOLS SERVING BARTRAM PARK RESIDENTS, PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE 2000-451-E, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-022; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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8. 2008-994 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $8,746 FROM THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT RECIPIENT RESIDUAL FUNDS TO FUND THE COLD NIGHT SHELTER OPERATED BY PRESBYTERIAN SOCIAL MINISTRIES, INC. ("RECIPIENT"), WHICH THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL DID NOT INCLUDE IN FISCAL YEAR 2009 FUNDING BECAUSE OF A CLERICAL ERROR, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-026; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE 2008-2009 PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND RECIPIENT, AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; REQUIRING RECIPIENT TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE COUNCIL AUDITORS BY NOVEMBER 15, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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9. 2008-996 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF TWO PARCELS, R.E. NUMBER 152626-0000 AND R.E. NUMBER 152617-0010, FROM FLORIDA LAND AND TIMBER CORPORATION AND RO-DALE INVESTMENT, LLC FOR $850,000 FOR USE AS A POND SITE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PAUL AVENUE POND CONSTRUCTION PROJECT; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE ALL CLOSING DOCUMENTS AND OTHERWISE TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURCHASE OF THE REAL PROPERTY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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10. 2008-997 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE ACCEPTANCE OF, A PORTION OF THE GIRVIN ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AT THE INTERSECTION OF GIRVIN ROAD AND WONDERWOOD DRIVE, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3, TO BE CONVEYED BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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11. 2008-1013 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $757,140.94 IN PRIOR YEAR HOME DEVELOPMENT FUNDS TO A HOME TENANT BASED RENTAL ASSISTANCE (TBRA) PROGRAM IN ORDER TO ASSIST DUVAL COUNTY HOUSEHOLDS IN OBTAINING AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-025; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, ( 6 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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12. 2008-1014 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING AN AD VALOREM TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE RESTORATION, RENOVATION AND REHABILITATION OF THE RIVERSIDE-AVONDALE HISTORIC DISTRICT CONTRIBUTING STRUCTURE LOCATED AT 2253 OAK STREET, REAL ESTATE NUMBER 090719-0000 OWNED BY K & E PROPERTIES, LLC; THE EXEMPTION PROVIDES FOR ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE VALUE OF RESTORATION, RENOVATION AND REHABILITATION FOR A PERIOD OF TEN (10) YEARS FROM JANUARY 1, 2009 TO DECEMBER 31, 2018; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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13. 2008-1018 AN ORDINANCE ALLOCATING FAIR SHARE ACCOUNT INTEREST TO FAIR SHARE SECTOR ACCOUNTS; AMENDING SECTION 111.530 (FAIR SHARE SECTOR AREAS TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS SPECIAL REVENUE FUND), PART 5 (PUBLIC WORKS, UTILITIES, AND INFRASTRUCTURE), CHAPTER 111 (SPECIAL REVENUE AND TRUST ACCOUNTS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO AUTHORIZE AUTOMATIC ALLOCATION OF INTEREST; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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14. 2008-1019 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $430,000 FROM FEDERAL MATCHING GRANTS TO THE SMG ACC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME CONTRACTUAL SERVICES ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR AN ADDITIONAL REIMBURSEMENT TO THE GATOR BOWL ASSOCIATION FOR THE $430,000 PAYMENT IT MADE TO THE ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ("ACC") IN SETTLEMENT OF THE TICKET SALE DEFICIENCY FROM THE 2007 ACC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME IN JACKSONVILLE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-189; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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15. 2008-1020 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $16,000 IN FLORIDA BOATER IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS THROUGH THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION GRANT AGREEMENT FOR DUVAL COUNTY DERELICT VESSEL REMOVAL, MATCH FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,000 HAVING BEEN APPROPRIATED PREVIOUSLY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-017; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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16. 2008-1022 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $925,807, ORIGINALLY PLACED BELOW THE LINE BY CITY COUNCIL DURING THE FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 BUDGET PROCESS, FROM COUNCIL DESIGNATED CONTINGENCY IN ORDER TO PLACE SUCH FUNDS ABOVE THE LINE SO AS TO PROVIDE CAPACITY FOR 15 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN (ITP) PROJECTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-031; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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17. 2008-1034 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A SECOND AMENDMENT ("AMENDMENT") TO A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT") BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ("JEDC") AND INTERLINE BRANDS, INC. ("DEVELOPER"), A NEW JERSEY CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR-BY-MERGER TO BARNETT, INC., WHICH AGREEMENT WAS AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 1997-85-E AND WHICH AMENDMENT ALLOWS DEVELOPER AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO SUBMIT PLANS, OBTAIN PERMITS AND COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF PHASE II OF THE PROJECT, AND IN THE EVENT DEVELOPER FAILS TO MEET THE REVISED DEADLINES SET FORTH IN THE AMENDMENT OR ALTERNATIVELY SHALL MAKE A NO-COST CONVEYANCE TO CITY OF THE WESTERN HALF OF THE PROJECT SITE, DESIGNATING JEDC AS CONTRACT MONITOR, AND TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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18. 2008-1035 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS REGARDING AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT APPROVED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ("JEDC"); AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AMONG THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), THE JEDC AND MILLARD REFRIGERATED SERVICES, INC. ("COMPANY"), TO SUPPORT A PROJECT WITHIN THE BROWNFIELD AREA AT IMESON INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL PARK FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT OF A REFRIGERATED WAREHOUSE AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER COMPRISING 185,000 SQUARE FEET WITH EXPANSION CAPABILITY (UP TO 425,000 SQUARE FEET), (THE "PROJECT") AND AUTHORIZING CITY PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN A CITY BROWNFIELD BONUS MATCH OF $46,000; RECOMMENDING THAT COMPANY BE APPROVED BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA'S OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AS A PARTICIPANT IN THE BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT BONUS REFUND PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 288.107, FLORIDA STATUTES AND EVIDENCING A COMMITMENT OF CITY SUPPORT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $46,000 AS THE LOCAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT UNDER THE BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT BONUS, PAYABLE OVER MULTIPLE YEARS PER GUIDELINES SET BY THE STATE OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WITH A STATE MATCH FOR THE BROWNFIELD PROGRAM OF $184,000, FOR A TOTAL CITY AND STATE BROWNFIELD AMOUNT OF $230,000 FOR 92 JOBS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS BY THE MAYOR, CORPORATION SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC AND DESIGNATING JEDC AS CONTRACT MONITOR; FURTHER AUTHORIZATIONS AND AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; TIMELINE FOR EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT BY COMPANY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, ( 4 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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19. 2008-1036 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $329,125 (A LOAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $211,325 AND A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $117,800) FROM THE NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND ("FUND") TO FIRST COAST NO MORE HOMELESS PETS, INC., A FLORIDA NON PROFIT CORPORATION ("COMPANY"), TO FUND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANIMAL MEDICAL FACILITIES, OFFICES, AND STORAGE FACILITIES (BY RENOVATIONS TO THE BUILDING LOCATED AT 6817 NORWOOD AVENUE), IN THE FUND AREA, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-___; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS INTO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING THE REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND COMPANY (AND "TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS"); PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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20. 2008-1037 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS REGARDING A STATE ROAD FUND GRANT TO ASSIST IN THE COST OF MAKING CERTAIN ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE UNITED STATES HEADQUARTERS FOR PILOT CORPORATION OF AMERICA ("COMPANY") AS FURTHER DESCRIBED IN AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-370-E; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF ALL NECESSARY AGREEMENTS FOR A STATE OF FLORIDA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRANSPORTATION FUND GRANT ("EDTF GRANT") TO THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; APPROPRIATING A NOT-TO-EXCEED SUM OF $127,900 (AS INITIATED BY B.T. #09-023) FROM SAID EDTF GRANT (PLUS ANY COMPANY PAYMENTS) FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CUL-DE-SAC AND RELATED ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF REGENT BOULEVARD WITH COMPANY'S PROPOSED HEADQUARTERS; COST OVERRUNS ASSUMED BY COMPANY; AMENDING THE 2009-2013 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E, TO AUTHORIZE PRIORITY 1 STATUS FOR THE REGENT BOULEVARD ROAD PROJECT; PROVIDING FOR THE WAIVER OF CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE; DESIGNATING JEDC AS CONTRACT MONITOR OF THE EDTF AGREEMENTS; FURTHER AUTHORIZATIONS AND AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: November 18, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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21. 2008-1038 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING CHAPTER 490 JACKSONVILLE HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY, ORDINANCE CODE, AMENDING SECTION 490.108, (ISSUANCE OF NOTES AND REVENUE BONDS) PERTAINING TO CERTAIN FEES IN CONNECTION WITH REVENUE BONDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ; 11/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: December 01, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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22. 2008-1057 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, INC.("LICENSEE") FOR USE OF THE NORMANDY COMMUNITY CENTER AT 1751 LINDSEY RD. JACKSONVILLE FL 32221 IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 12, FOR CAPITAL IMPROVMENTS SAID LICENSE AGREEMENT BEING FOR A TERM OF (10) YEARS AT $1.00 PER YEAR WITH THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR THREE (3) ADDITIONAL THREE (3) YEAR PERIODS UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS UPON MUTUAL AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES; APPROPRIATING $100,000 FROM RECREATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES CAPITAL PROJECTS TO AN ACCOUNT TO BE DETERMINED FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CENTER; AUTHORIZATION TO CONTRACT; INVOKING THE EXCEPTION OF THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SECTION 126.107(G), ORDINANCE CODE, TO AUTHORIZE DIRECT CONTRACTING WITH COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, INC.; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT FOR THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION & COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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23. 2008-1058 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 111.375 (TEEN COURT PROGRAMS TRUST FUND), SECTION 111.395 (JUDICIAL ALTERNATIVE TO INCARCERATION AND FAMILY REUNIFICATION TRUST FUND), SECTION 634.106 (TEEN AND JUVENILE PROGRAMS) AND SECTION 634.108 (TEEN COURT PROGRAMS), ORDINANCE CODE TO PROVIDE THAT THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT ADMINISTRATOR OVERSEE THE TEEN COURT PROGRAM; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Davis, Graham, Jones, Joost, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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24. 2008-1039 AN ORDINANCE CREATING SECTION 111.785 (ARTIFICIAL REEF PROGRAM TRUST FUND), ORDINANCE CODE, TO PROVIDE A FUNDING SOURCE FOR THE ARTIFICIAL REEF PROGRAM FROM DONATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS INTO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMPLIANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25. 2008-1040 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $2,649,300 BY REALLOCATING FUNDS FROM THE JULIA STREET, PEARL STREET AND ADAMS STREET DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS TO THE LAURA STREET AND BAY STREET PROJECTS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS TO LAURA STREET ($2,349,300 TO INCREASE THE WIDTH OF SIDEWALKS, PLANT NEW TREES, INSTALL NEW LIGHTING AND PROVIDE FOR TWO-WAY TRAFFIC) AND BAY STREET ($300,000 TO INSTALL NEW LIGHTING AND PAVERS IN THE SIDEWALK AND PLANT NEW TREES) SO AS TO MAKE DOWNTOWN MORE PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY AND THEREBY PROVIDE THE INFRASTRUCTURE NECESSARY FOR BUSINESSES TO SUCCEED, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-027; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; AMENDING THE 2008-2013 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E TO INCREASE THE BUDGETS FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "LAURA STREET (INDEPENDENT TO MONROE)" AND "BAY STREET TOWN CENTER" AND TO REDUCE THE BUDGETS FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "JULIA STREET," "PEARL STREET" AND "ADAMS STREET"; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26. 2008-1041 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $22,000 FROM THE RITZ THEATRE MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AND CHARGES ACCOUNT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES IN ORDER TO PROPERLY ALIGN FOOD AND BEVERAGE COSTS WITHIN THE RITZ THEATRE & LAVILLA MUSEUM DIVISION, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-030; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27. 2008-1044 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY") AND ALENIA NORTH AMERICA, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, FOR LEASED PREMISES (BUILDING #900) AT CECIL COMMERCE CENTER; DESIGNATING JEDC AS MONITOR OF THE LEASE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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28. 2008-1045 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $200,000 FROM FAIR SHARE SECTOR AREA TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL REVENUE FUND NORTH PLANNING DISTRICT, SECTOR 6.1 ($139,949) AND ATLANTIC MINI STORAGE ALTA DRIVE (CCAS #35477) ACCOUNT ($60,051) FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT THE INTERSECTION OF ALTA ROAD AND FAYE ROAD; PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE; AMENDING THE 2008-2013 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED ALTA ROAD IMPROVEMENTS - ALTA ROAD AND FAYE ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS; DIRECTING THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY MEASURES TO INCLUDE THE IMPROVEMENT INTO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ELEMENT OF THE 2010 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; DIRECTING THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT TO MODIFY THE FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACT WITH ASH PROPERTIES, INC. APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2006-881-E TO ADJUST THE FAIR SHARE CREDIT TO REFLECT THE WORK PERFORMED BY THE CITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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29. 2008-1055 AN ORDINANCE RELATED TO CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE, AND PROXIMITY AS A BID EVALUATION CRITERIA; AMENDING SECTION 126.302 (PROFESSIONAL SERVICES EVALUATION COMMITTEE PROCEDURES), ORDINANCE CODE TO CREATE CRITERIA AND STANDARDS FOR THE EVALUATION OF PROXIMITY TO PROJECTS IN PUBLIC PROPOSALS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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30. 2008-1059 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $184,754 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BOARD FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE FOLLOWING: ($126,021 FOR THE 2008-2009 STATE OF THE RIVER STUDY; $23,733 FOR THE 2009-2010 STATE OF THE RIVER STUDY; AND $35,000 TO PROVIDE A SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL STUDY) TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; INVOKING THE EXCEPTION OF SECTION 126.107(F), ORDINANCE CODE; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA; DESIGNATING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMPLIANCE TO OVERSEE FUNDING THE PROJECT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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