Thursday, September 4, 2008     9:00 a.m.

Tape No.________________________



Council Chambers 1st Floor,  City Hall

Dana M. Farris, Chief of Legislative Services


Legislative Asst: Jessica Morales

Michael Corrigan, Chair

Council Auditor:  Kirk Sherman and Kyle Billy

Daniel Davis, Vice Chair-Late Arrival at 2:40 p.m.

Council Auditor:  Kim Taylor and Sonia Carroll

Art Graham-Late Arrival at 1:23 p.m.

Attorney: Steve Rohan

Jack Webb-Excused for Session I

Attorney: Peggy Sidman

Clay Yarborough

Administration :Kent Olson and Sherry Hall

Warren Jones

Chief of Research: Jeff Clements

Stephen Joost



 Meeting Convened:    9:03 a.m. (Session I)                       Meeting Adjourned:  10:55 a.m.

                                   10:22 a.m. to 10:53 a.m. (Recess)

                                   1:15 p.m. (Session II)                                                         6:20 p.m.


If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


2008-555  ORD Approp Funds & Adopt Budget for City's 2008-2009 FY; Estab Capital Outlays; Provide for Jax Journey Foundation, Criteria & Approp; Waive var Secs of Chapt 118, Ord Code (Misc Approp); Provide for Family Connection of Northeast Fla Approp & Auth to Contract; Estab Employee Cap; Provide Position Reallocations & Temp Hrs; Provide Septic Tank Failure Schedule; Waive Sec 51.102 to Fund Jax Children's Comm; Waive Sec 106.219 that Requires Unit Cost & Svc Quality Measures; Estab Municipal Purpose to Sec 106.203(b); Provide for Jax Symphony Orchestra Lease Reduction. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 200.065, F.S. - 9/9/08


Meeting Schedule   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Session I)



Council President Ronnie Fussell

Council Member Don Redman




Emergency Contingency

Food Expenditures

Supervisor of Elections

Health Administrator

Medical Examiner


Mayor’s Boards & Commissions

Central Operations

Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA)

Fire Rescue


Meeting Schedule   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Session II)




Tax Collector

Recreation and Community Services

Public Service Grants

Jax Human Rights Commission

Downtown Vision

Finance (including General Employees, Correctional Officers and Police & Fire Pension Funds)

CIP (Includes Banking Fund)

Jacksonville Port Authority (JPA)

Wrap-Up if Necessary