FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

October 06,2008

 

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, October 06,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:00 P.M. by Committee Chair Michael Corrigan. The meeting adjourned at 2:34 P.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Michael Corrigan, Chair Jessica Morales, Legislative Aide

CM Daniel Davis, Vice Chair Arrived 2:11 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 Clay Yarborough Steve Rohan, General Counsel

Sherry Hall, Administration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

CM Hyde

CM M. Jones

 

 

The Committee will discuss the 2007 Recapitulation of Errors and Insolvencies.

 

 

 

 

1. 2008-728 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE DUVAL COUNTY JOB OPPORTUNITY BANK; AMENDING CHAPTER 180 (DUVAL COUNTY JOB OPPORTUNITY BANK) SECTION 180.106 (ADMINISTRATION OF THE DUVAL COUNTY JOB OPPORTUNITY BANK), ORDINANCE CODE, TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT OF HAVING MINIMUM RESERVES DEPOSITED IN THE TRUST FUND FOUND IN SECTION 111.630, ORDINANCE CODE, PRIOR TO AWARD AND EXPENDITURE OF DEPOSITED FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR RETROACTIVITY TO JANUARY 1, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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2. 2006-591 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE SOUTEL/MONCRIEF RETAIL REDEVELOPMENT AREA IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 163, PART III, COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1969, FLORIDA STATUTES, AS AMENDED; MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND DETERMINATIONS; ESTABLISHING A REDEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND PURSUANT TO SECTION 163.387 OF THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1969, AS AMENDED; DIRECTING THE TAX COLLECTOR TO ESTABLISH THE 2005 TAX ASSESSMENT AS THE BASE FOR THE INCREMENT AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 163.387, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/15/2006 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 6/5/2006 - Amend/Approve 7-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: June 06, 2006

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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3. 2008-372 AN ORDINANCE DECLARING CERTAIN PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY (RE ## 072480-0000, 071272-0000, 072783-000 AND 073232-0000) IN SPRINGFIELD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, TO BE SURPLIS TO THE NEEDS OF THE CITY; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO CONVEY SAID PARCELS OR REAL PROPERTY TO OPERATION: NEW HOPE, INC., A FLORIDA NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, AT NO COST, AT THE REQUEST OF THE HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.424 (APPRAISAL/ASSESSED VALUE OVER $25,000), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW CONVEYANCE OF SAID PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY TO OPERATION: NEW HOPE, INC. AT NO COST; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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4. 2008-703 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 124 (PUBLIC RECORDS), PART 1 (DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF DOCUMENTS), ORDINANCE CODE, BY REPEALING SECTION 124.103 (FEE SCHEDULE FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES AND RECORDS), ORDINANCE CODE, AND REPLACING IT WITH NEW SECTION 124.103 (FEE SCHEDULE FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES AND RECORDS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ESTABLISH NEW FEES FOR SERVICES AND RECORDS SUPPLIED BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINER; PLACING REPEALED SECTION 124.103 (FEE SCHEDULE FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES AND RECORDS), ORDINANCE CODE, ON FILE WITH THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES; REQUIRING TRANSMITTAL TO THE MUNICIPAL CODE CORPORATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE ; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

 

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

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5. 2008-704 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SUWANNEE COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES PERFORMED FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY BY THE DISTRICT IV MEDICAL EXAMINER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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6. 2008-705 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND LAFAYETTE COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES PERFORMED FOR LAFAYETTE COUNTY BY THE DISTRICT IV MEDICAL EXAMINER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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7. 2008-706 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND HAMILTON COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES PERFORMED FOR HAMILTON COUNTY BY THE DISTRICT IV MEDICAL EXAMINER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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8. 2008-707 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND COLUMBIA COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES PERFORMED FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY BY THE DISTRICT IV MEDICAL EXAMINER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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9. 2008-708 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND NASSAU COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES PERFORMED FOR NASSAU COUNTY BY THE DISTRICT IV MEDICAL EXAMINER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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10. 2008-709 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND CLAY COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES PERFORMED FOR CLAY COUNTY BY THE DISTRICT IV MEDICAL EXAMINER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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11. 2008-722 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $70,000 FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS ART IN PUBLIC PLACES ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR TILLIE FOWLER MEMORIAL TO COVER SITE PREPARATION, INCLUDING FOUNDATION AND LIGHTING EXPENSES, IN ADDITION TO THE COST OF ARTWORK, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-171; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT WITH THE ARTIST, CITY CONTRACT #9248, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

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

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12. 2008-726 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING $15,780,950 BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN ("BJP") TRANSPORTATION PAY-GO FUNDING TO SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO OTHER GOVERNMENT (SUB-OBJECT 8101) IN ORDER TO REFLECT ACCOUNTING CHANGES REQUIRED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE BJP INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH JTA, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-173; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: September 03, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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13. 2008-757 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $70,000 FROM THE HANDICAPPED PARKING TRUST FUND TO THE MILITARY AFFAIRS, VETERANS AND DISABLED SERVICES DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES ("DEPARTMENT") TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ONGOING MISCELLANEOUS AND EMERGENCY CLIENT ASSISTANCE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INTERPRETING SERVICES, PARKING CITATION CLASS, SMOKE DETECTORS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED, WHEELCHAIR REPAIRS, CONSTRUCTION OF WHEELCHAIR RAMPS AND HOME MODIFICATION, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-168; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE COUNCIL AUDITORS BY NOVEMBER 30, 2008, AND EVERY SIX MONTHS THEREAFTER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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14. 2008-759 A ORDINANCE REGARDING AN HONORARY STREET DESIGNATION; ESTABLISHING AN HONORARY STREET DESIGNATION AND INSTALLATION OF A ROADWAY MEMORIAL MARKER ON GREENLAND ROAD WITHIN ONE (1) MILE OF MANDARIN HIGH SCHOOL IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 6; HONORING THE LEGACY OF AND RECOGNIZING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF COACH JERMAINE "J.D." HALL; PROVIDING FOR CONFORMANCE WITH PART I (GENERAL PROVISIONS) OF CHAPTER 745, ORDINANCE CODE (ADDRESSING AND STREET NAMING REGULATIONS) ORDINANCE CODE; APPROPRIATING $200.00 FROM THE SPECIAL COUNCIL CONTINGENCY ACCOUNT TO FUND THE INSTALLATION OF THE MEMORIAL MARKER;WAIVING THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 745.105 (b), ORDINANCE CODE, REGARDING REVIEW BY THE 911 EMERGENCY ADDRESSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND REVIEW BY THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION; WAIVING THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 745.105(e)(2), ORDINANCE CODE, REGARDING PERSONS WHO HONORARY STREET DESIGNATION MAY BE NAMED AFTER; DIRECTING LEGISLATIVE SERVICES TO FORWARD ORDINANCE TO THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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15. 2008-765 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $5,500.00 FROM CSX/GRAND PARK COMMUNITY RESERVE TO PAXON BASEBALL TO PURCHASE A REFURBISHED MOWER AND WARRANTY THEREON FOR PAXON BASEBALL ATHLETIC FIELDS; INVOKING SECTION CHAPTER 126.107(G), PURCHASING CODE, TO ALLOW THE CITY TO PURCHASE THE REFURBISHED MOWER DIRECTLY FROM STATEWIDE TURF EQUIPMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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16. 2008-805 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $1,020,366.42 FROM AND TO THE VARIOUS ACCOUNTS AS SET FORTH IN B.T. 08-181, TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE RESERVE ACCOUNT AS REQUIRED BY THE REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT") DATED SEPTEMBER 14, 2004, APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2004-274-E; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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17. 2008-822 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $487,590.00 FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION LAPSED FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 AND 2006-2007 TO THE CITYWIDE COMMUNITY CENTER PUBLIC FACILITY PROJECT, TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PARK EXPANSION AND GYMNASIUM AT THE CHARLES "BOOBIE" CLARK COMMUNITY CENTER, TO COMPLETE TOTAL COST OF $1,000,000.00; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-314-E TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "NW COMMUNITY CENTER"; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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18. 2008-807 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING $2,405,000 ($1,255,000 IN PREVIOUSLY APPROPRIATED INTERNAL SERVICE ALLOCATIONS WITHIN THE BANKING FUND AND $1,150,000 WITHIN FLEET MANAGEMENT'S OPERATING BUDGET) TO COVER FUEL FUNDING REQUIREMENTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-160; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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19. 2008-808 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $4,720,391 BY RECLASSIFYING REPAYMENT OF JAGUAR LOANS FROM CASH CARRYFORWARDS TO TRANSFER TO FUND BALANCE SO AS TO ENABLE THE FUND BALANCE IN SUBFUND 322 - GENERAL CAPITAL PROJECTS TO INCREASE FOR THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT PAID BACK PURSUANT TO ORDINANCES 2003-876-E AND 2004-338-E, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-179; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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20. 2008-813 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND WITTEN & WITTEN, P.A. FOR 2,623 SQUARE FEET OF SPACE IN THE ED BALL BUILDING, SUCH LEASED SPACE TO BE USED AS A DENTIST OFFICE, AT THE CURRENT MARKET RENT RATE FOR A TERM OF SEVEN (7) YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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21. 2008-816 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $335,610.84 ($135,610.84 FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION THROUGH THE FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FRDAP) AND $200,000 IN CITY MATCHING FUNDS FROM THE RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS) TO FUND DEVELOPMENT OF PICKWICK PARK, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 6, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-175; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A FRDAP GRANT AWARD AGREEMENT FOR THE PICKWICK PARK PROJECT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION; AMENDING THE 2008-2013 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E TO ADD FUNDING TO THE EXISTING SCOPE OF THE PROJECT ENTITLED "PICKWICK PARK PHASE II"; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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22. 2008-817 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $335,610.84 ($135,610.84 FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION THROUGH THE FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FRDAP) AND $200,000 IN CITY MATCHING FUNDS FROM THE RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS) TO FUND DEVELOPMENT OF YANCEY PARK, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 8, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-174; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A FRDAP GRANT AWARD AGREEMENT FOR THE YANCEY PARK PROJECT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION; AMENDING THE 2008-2013 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E TO ADD FUNDING TO THE EXISTING SCOPE OF THE PROJECT ENTITLED "YANCEY PARK"; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 16, 2008

 

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

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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23. 2008-818 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $250,000 FROM THE REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE ACCOUNT TO THE OTHER CONSTRUCTION COSTS ACCOUNT TO FUND THE COST OF DREDGING AT MARINE ONE FIRE STATION; PROVIDING FOR THE CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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24. 2008-819 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $696,775 FROM THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION (JCC) FUND BALANCE TO THE 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS GRANT TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO COVER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTINUING FUNDING OF TEAM-UP AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN TO OFFSET A LOSS IN ANTICIPATED GRANT FUNDS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-182; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 7-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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25. 2008-820 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $383,109 IN U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GRANT FUNDS, CARRIED FORWARD FROM PRIOR YEARS, TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION SPECIAL REVENUE GRANT FUND - 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS SO AS TO ALLOW TEAM-UP PROGRAMS AT SIX SITES TO CONTINUE OPERATIONS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-183; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/15/2008 - Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 7-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 06, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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2ND READINGS

 

 

26. 2008-828 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $153,562 ($115,172 FROM THE FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (FDEM) AND $38,390 FROM THE HURRICANE LOSS MITIGATION PROGRAM) AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE DESIGN OF THE NORTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-184; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE THE HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT FOR THE NORTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND FDEM AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; AMENDING THE 2008-2013 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E TO ADD FUNDING TO THE PROJECT ENTITLED "NW COMMUNITY CENTER (DESIGN REFUND)"; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27. 2008-830 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $858,712.72 FROM THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (JEDC) FUND BALANCE TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 METROPOLITAN PARKING SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT LOAN PAYMENT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-186; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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28. 2008-831 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY COUNCIL, MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO SUBMIT, THE HUGUENOT MEMORIAL PARK MANAGEMENT PLAN TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACQUISITION AND RESTORATION COUNCIL (ARC) FOR ARC'S APPROVAL, SUCH APPROVAL BEING A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO THE CITY'S LEASING OF LANDS FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT FUND (LEASE #3101) AND THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS (LEASE # DACW17-1-80-2) IN THAT THE CITY IS REQUIRED TO OPERATE HUGUENOT MEMORIAL PARK PURSUANT TO A MANAGEMENT PLAN APPROVED BY ARC; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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29. 2008-832 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY AND RUNWAY EXTENSIONS AT CRAIG FIELD; AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL COUNSEL TO RETAIN SPECIAL COUNSEL TO COUNSEL CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND TO ADVOCATE THE COUNCIL'S OPPOSITION TO A RUNWAY EXTENSION AT CRAIG AIRPORT, PURSUANT TO SECTION 108.505(C), ORDINANCE CODE; AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL COUNSEL TO ENGAGE SUCH SPECIAL COUNSEL USING ITS NORMAL PRACTICES AT A RATE NOT TO EXCEED $225 PER HOUR FOR A TOTAL ENGAGEMENT NOT TO EXCEED $35,000 WITHOUT FURTHER COUNCIL APPROVAL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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30. 2008-834 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR DESIGNEE AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF BALDWIN FOR LIFE SUPPORT AND FIRE SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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