Thursday, August 28, 2008     8:30 a.m.

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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-Early Excusal at 12:00 p.m.

Council Auditor:  Kim Taylor and Sonia Carroll

Art Graham-

Attorney: Steve Rohan

Jack Webb-Excused Late Arrival at 9:01 a.m.

Attorney: Peggy Sidman

Clay Yarborough

Administration :Kent Olson and Sherry Hall

Warren Jones

Chief of Research: Jeff Clements

Stephen Joost



 Meeting Convened:      8:40 a.m.  (Session I)                     Meeting Adjourned:  12:15 p.m.

                                     1:22 p.m.  (Session II)                                                       5:13 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   8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Session I)


Visitors: Council President Fussell

               Council Member Holt

               Council Member Bishop

               Council Member Redman

               Council Member Gaffney




Property Appraiser

JEDC-Sports Complex (SMG)

JEDC (Includes Cecil Field Trust & Tax Increment Districts)

Public Works (Excluding Solid Waste)

Public Works-Solid Waste- Postponed until next Budget Meeting on September 4, 2008.

Public Libraries

Environmental and Compliance

City Council- Will discuss this topic at the Regular Scheduled Finance Meeting on September 2, 2008.

Tourist Development Council- Will discuss this topic at the Regular Scheduled Finance Meeting September 2, 2008.                 

 Information Technology- Will discuss this topic at the Regular Scheduled Finance Meeting September 2, 2008.

Jacksonville Children’s Commission (JCC)

Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA)





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




Office of the Sheriff (Includes Jacksonville Journey)



































***NOTE:  The next budget hearing meeting will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2008. ***