FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

August 18,2008

 

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, August 18,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:04 P.M. by Committee Chair Michael Corrigan. The meeting adjourned at 3:38 P.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Michael Corrigan, Chair Jessica Morales, Legislative Aide

CM Daniel Davis, Vice Chair 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:

 

 

 

Presentation by Millie Reeves, Human Resources Health Insurance Timeline

 

DVI Public Hearing - No speakers

 

Mickey Miller- 2008-340

Cheryl Runyon 2008-558

 

1. 2008-340 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING CHAPTER 120 GENERAL EMPLOYEES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS PENSION PLANS) PART 3, (CORRECTIONS OFFICERS RETIREMENT PLAN) ORDINANCE CODE, AMENDING SUBPARAGRAPH (F) OF SECTION 120.304, (CREDITED SERVICE; TIME CONNECTIONS; PRIOR SERVICE) PERTAINING TO TIME SERVICE CONNECTIONS, TO INCLUDE THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (CERTIFIED OFFICERS ONLY) AS AN ADDITIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY FOR TIME SERVICE CONNECTIONS WITHIN THE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS' RETIREMENT PLAN; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/5/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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2. 2008-369 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 120.102 (GENERAL EMPLOYEES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS PENSION PLANS), TO ADD A NEW MEMBER TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO REDEFINE THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR CITIZEN TRUSTEES; TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS FOR THE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS' PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE; TO DEFINE THE SELECTION OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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3. 2008-558 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $2,500 FROM THE GENERAL FUND - LIBRARY MAIN, BRANCHES & MOBILE INTO A PROPER CAPITAL SUB-OBJECT ACCOUNT SO AS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF A MICROFICHE CABINET FOR THE STORAGE OF ARCHIVED MATERIALS FOR THE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AREA OF THE LIBRARY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-149; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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4. 2008-559 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 932.7055, FLORIDA STATUTES, $725,000 FROM THE SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR CORRECTIONS AND BAILIFFS ($550,000), CRIMESTOPPERS ($50,000), THE JUSTICE COALTION ($25,000), UNF - THE JACKSONVILLE COMMITMENT ($75,000), AND METRO KIDS KONNECTION ($25,000), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-150; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND twice and APPROVE.

 

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

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5. 2008-575 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FOR JOINT USE OF THE FIRST COAST POOL; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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6. 2008-576 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, A GRANT OF EASEMENT GRANTING TO AT&T, AT NO COST, A UTILITY EASEMENT ON AND OVER PROPERTY OFF MARBLEHEAD ROAD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE RELOCATION OF TELEPHONE POLES CURRENTLY ON A SITE WHICH WILL BE USED IN THE FUTURE AS A DRAINAGE POND IN THE HART'S ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT (R.E. PROJECT #2004-89); PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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7. 2008-577 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A CITY DEED CONVEYING LAND AIR LIMITED ACCESS RIGHTS, ACQUIRED BY THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE IN SEPTEMBER OF 2002 BY CONSENT ORDER OF TAKING, OVER PARCEL 800.1, CITY OF JACKSONVILLE PROPERTY ALONG OLD ST. AUGUSTINE ROAD NEAR ITS INTERSECTION WITH I-95, IN COUNCIL DISTRICTS 5 AND 6, FROM THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, WHICH HAS AN INTEREST IN SECURING THE LIMITED ACCESS RIGHTS AND PRESERVING THE LIMITED ACCESS LINE FOR REASONS OF MEETING CURRENT STANDARDS AND SAFETY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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8. 2008-578 AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY (R.E.# 013500-0000) LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 103RD STREET AND OLD MIDDLEBURG ROAD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 12, TO BE SURPLUS TO THE NEEDS OF THE CITY; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.422(C)(SALE OF PROPERTY THROUGH REAL ESTATE DIVISION; INVESTIGATION OF NEED; COUNCIL ACTION) OF CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE MARKETING AND DISPOSITION OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL BY AUCTION, DIRECT SALE OR LISTING WITH A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.429 (USE OF PROCEEDS FROM SURPLUS LAND SALES) OF CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE NET PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE 5-YEAR ROAD PROJECTS ACCOUNT# PWGM141FYRP-06102-PW0014-01; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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9. 2008-580 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN MANDARIN EMPORIUM, INC. ("LANDLORD") AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE FOR CERTAIN PERMISES AT 10501 SAN JOSE BOULEVARD, TO BE USED BY ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL AS A PET ADOPTION CENTER, SO AS TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LEASE, INCREASE THE MONTHLY RENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE TERM, AND MAKE LANDLORD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COSTS OF BUILDING OUT THE PREMISES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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10. 2008-582 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND ALLOCATION OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS AGREEMENT (COLLECTIVELY THE "AGREEMENTS") AMONG THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, AND LAURA STREET TRANSFER STATION, LLC, A FLORIDA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF 5,700 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE AND 6,000 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE ON A DOWNTOWN PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY ONE-HALF ACRE BOUNDED BY UNION, LAURA AND STATE STREETS; AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE AGREEMENTS; TIMELINE FOR EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS BY DEVELOPER; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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11. 2008-590 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO CLOSE AND EXECUTE ALL NECESSARY CONTRACTS, DEEDS AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING A DRAINAGE EASEMENT AGREEMENT, AND TO OTHERWISE TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION REQUIRED, TO EFFECTUATE THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE'S ACQUISITION, FROM COASTAL BAPTIST CHURCH, INC. ("SELLER"), AT ITS APPRAISED VALUE OF $510,000, OF THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF PROPERTY, 1.95 ACRES IDENTIFIED AS PARCEL 100-2, R. E. NUMBER 162200-0040, LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF ASHLEY MELISSE BOULEVARD AND ARKENSTONE DRIVE, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE REAL ESTATE DIVISION REAL ESTATE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A RETENTION POND TO ACCOMMODATE STORM WATER DRAINAGE FOR THE GIRVIN ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (PROJECT 2007-97); PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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12. 2008-592 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, AN OPTION AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND PURCHASE AMONG THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA COMMUNITIES TRUST ("FCT"), AND J. MICHAEL HUGHES, FOR THE CITY'S JOINT PURCHASE WITH FCT OF LAND RELATING TO RE # 168203-0000, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 11, AT THE PURCHASE PRICE OF $2,815,000; APPROPRIATING $1,422,500 FROM THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT'S PARKS CAPITAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT FOR THE CITY'S SHARE OF THE COST OF THE ACQUISITION OF THE LAND AND PAYMENT OF CLOSING COSTS PURSUANT TO THE OPTION AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND PURCHASE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-135; PROVIDING FOR REVERSION OF UNUSED FUNDS; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "HUGUENOT MEMORIAL PARK EXPANSION"; MAKING THE ACQUISITION OF THE LAND CONTINGENT UPON RECEIVING AN APPRAISAL, ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT, SURVEY, AND TITLE REPORT, AND AUTHORIZATION AND PARTICIPATING FUNDING FROM FCT; PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION OF ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF THE LAND; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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13. 2008-594 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE DON BREWER EARLY LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER (CENTER); AMENDING PART 2 (DON BREWER EARLY LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER) OF CHAPTER 51 (JACKSONVILLE CHILDRENS COMMISSION) WHICH WAS FORMERLY ESTABLISHED IN ORDINANCE 2004-1181-E, TO PROVIDE FOR CONTRACTING FOR THE SERVICES PERFORMED AT THE CENTER; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE, AN OPERATION AND LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE ("FCCJ") FOR THE OPERATION OF AN EARLY LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT THE BREWER CENTER ON THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDRENS COMMISSION CAMPUS ON A. PHILIP RANDOLPH BOULEVARD IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE ; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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14. 2008-595 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A LAND TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY") AND BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC, AND TO EXECUTE ALL DEEDS AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS, AND OTHERWISE TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO EFFECTUATE LAND TRADE AGREEMENT PROJECT 2006-185, AN EXCHANGE OF TWO PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3, SUCH REAL PROPERTY BEING R.E.# 167065-5000, THE CURRENT SITE OF FIRE STATION #50, A .92 ACRE SITE WITH A TWO BAY FIRE STATION OWNED BY THE CITY AND LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF TAMAYA BOULEVARD AND BEACH BOULEVARD, AND A PART OF R.E. # 165285-0000, A 1.78 ACRE SITE OWNED BY BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC AND LOCATED ON TAMAYA BOULEVARD NORTH OF ITS INTERSECTION WITH BEACH BOULEVARD, UPON WHICH WILL BE LOCATED NEW FIRE STATION #50, A LARGER FOUR BAY FIRE STATION BUILT BY BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC, AT NO COST TO THE CITY, TO PROVIDE BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC AN ENTRANCE INTO ITS NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN RETURN FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW AND LARGER REPLACEMENT FIRE STATION WHICH WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL NEEDED EMERGENCY SERVICES; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.422 (SALE OF PROPERTY THROUGH REAL ESTATE DIVISION; INVESTIGATION OF NEED; COUNCIL ACTION) OF CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE LAND EXCHANGE; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.424 (APPRAISAL/ASSESSED VALUE OVER $25,000) CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW CONVEYANCE OF SAID PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY TO BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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15. 2008-603 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $487,860 FROM OLD JONES ROAD LANDFILL COLLECTIONS FOR CISCO GARDENS PARK IMPROVEMENTS; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "CISCO PARK IMPROVEMENTS"; APPOINTING THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE PROJECT; PROVIDING FOR CARRYOVER FROM FISCAL YEAR TO FISCAL YEAR; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/4/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 18, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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2ND READINGS

 

 

16. 2008-636 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING $68,273 FROM AND TO VARIOUS SUBOBJECTS WITHIN THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION'S SPECIAL REVENUE/ NETWORK FOR STRENGTHENING FAMILIES ACCOUNT SO AS TO REALIGN EXISTING FUNDS FOR MORE EFFECTIVE EXPENDITURE IN SUPPORT OF THE SERVICE DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS OF THE JACKSONVILLE NETWORK FOR STRENGTHENING FAMILIES DEMONSTRATION INITIATIVE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-147; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; EXTENDING THE END DATE OF THE GRANT PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2009; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-002; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17. 2008-637 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $10,000 IN PRIVATE FUNDS DONATED BY BP CORPORATION TO THE JACKSONVILLE FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF ALCOHOL FOAM TO FIGHT ETHANOL FUEL FIRES, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-151; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18. 2008-638 AN ORDINANCE CORRECTLY ALLOCATING $30,000 IN REVENUES FROM THE BARTRAM PARK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI) FOR THE EMPLOYER-ASSISTED DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE FUND (EADAF) PROGRAM FOR BARTRAM PARK, ORIGINALLY DEPOSITED INTO THE GENERAL FUND, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-158; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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19. 2008-639 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING, PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE 2005-60-E AND THE RESULTS OF THE "FEASIBILITY STUDY: RIVER WATER TAXI STATIONS AT FORT GEORGE RIVER," $550,000 FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT) FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A WATER TAXI STATION AT ALIMACANI BOAT RAMP, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-161; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; IMPLEMENTING ORDINANCE 2005-60-E, WHICH AUTHORIZES EXPENDITURE OF THE APPROPRIATED FUNDS FOR THE WATER TAXI STATION FOLLOWING REVIEW OF THE SITE SELECTION FEASIBILITY STUDIES BY THE JACKSONVILLE WATERWAYS COMMISSION ("JWC"), THE JWC'S SUBMISSION OF ITS RECOMMENDATION(S) FOR WATER TAXI SITES TO COUNCIL, AND THE COUNCIL'S APPROVAL OF THE JWC'S SITE SELECTION RECOMMENDATION; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E TO ESTABLISH PRIORITY 1 STATUS FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "WATER TAXI STATION AT ALIMACANI BOAT RAMP"; 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 FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES TO OVERSEE THE PROJECT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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20. 2008-640 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING 2,587,136 IN ORDER TO RECLASSIFY (1) WORKERS' COMPENSATION IBNR RESERVE BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,927,763 TO CASE RESERVE EXPENSE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,027,763 AND PAID LOSS EXPENSE IN THE AMOUNT OF $900,000 AND (2) GENERAL LIABILITY IBNR RESERVE BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF $659,373 TO PAID LOSS EXPENSE IN THE AMOUNT OF $659,373, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-162; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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21. 2008-641 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $3,470,650.78 FROM VARIOUS DEBT SERVICE TRANSFERS FUND ACCOUNTS SO AS TO REALIGN BUDGETED BOND INTEREST TO MATCH CURRENT DEBT SERVICE INTEREST PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-163; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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22. 2008-642 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS ("HOPWA") PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $2,048,693.32 IN HOPWA PROGRAM FUNDS TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION FOR AUTHORIZING AND FUNDING, PURSUANT TO ITS 2008-2009 UNIVERSAL APPLICATION CYCLE, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACTS AS APPLICABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING: (1) $500,000.00 TO CATHOLIC CHARITIES BUREAU, INC., (2) $65,000.00 TO GATEWAY COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC., (3) $140,000.00 TO I.M. SULZBACHER CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS, INC., (4) $263,360.00 TO LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., (5) $560,000.00 TO NORTHEAST FLORIDA AIDS NETWORK, INC., (6) $400,000.00 TO RIVER REGION HUMAN SERVICES, INC., (7) $120,333.32 TO THE CITY'S HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, ALL AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-001; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARDS; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-003; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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23. 2008-643 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $6,551,763.00 IN CDBG PROGRAM FUNDS FOR PROGRAM COSTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-002; PROVIDING FOR THE AWARD, AUTHORIZATION AND FUNDING, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACTS FOR CDBG PROGRAM FUNDS, AS APPLICABLE TO IMPLEMENT B.T. 09-002; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARDS; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-005; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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24. 2008-644 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT ("ESG") PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $298,652.00 IN ESG FUNDS TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION FOR AUTHORIZING AND FUNDING, PURSUANT TO ITS 2008-2009 UNIVERSAL APPLICATION CYCLE, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE A FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACT FOR THE AWARD OF THE ESG FUNDS TO I.M. SULZBACHER CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS, INC. ($298,652.00), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-003; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARD; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25. 2008-645 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP ["HOME"] PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $3,293,345.00 IN HOME PROGRAM FUNDS FOR PROGRAM COSTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-004; PROVIDING FOR THE AWARD TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION FOR AUTHORIZING AND FUNDING, PURSUANT TO ITS 2008-2009 UNIVERSAL APPLICATION CYCLE, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACTS FOR HOME PROGRAM FUNDS AS APPLICABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING: (1) COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION OPERATING COSTS ($35,000.00 TO GRACE AND TRUTH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION; $23,145.00 TO HABITAT RESOURCES OF DUVAL COUNTY, INC.; $35,000.00 TO METRO NORTH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, INC.; $35,000.00 TO OPERATION NEW HOPE, INC.; AND $35,000.00 TO RIVERSIDE AVONDALE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, INC.); (2) COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS DEVELOPMENT SUBSIDY POOL ($713,910.00); (3) DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS ($625,000.00 TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF JACKSONVILLE, INC.; AND $240,000.00 TO HABITAT RESOURCES OF DUVAL COUNTY, INC.); (4) NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM ($450,000.00 TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF THE JACKSONVILLE BEACHES, INC.); (5) ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS ($326,290.00 TO THE CITY'S HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT); (6) HEADSTART TO HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM ($369,550.00); (7) RENTAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM ($375,000.00); AND (8) AMERICAN DREAM DOWN PAYMENT INITIATIVE ($30,450.00); PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARDS; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-004; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26. 2008-646 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE JEA BUDGET, AMENDING ORDINANCE 2007-813-E (THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BUDGET ORDINANCE) BY AMENDING JEA'S REVISED SCHEDULE C IN THE JEA BUDGET TO REFLECT AN ADDITIONAL 61 MILLION DOLLARS IN REVENUE DUE TO A CHANGE IN THE VARIABLE FUEL RATE; ATTACHING AND INCORPORATING SECOND REVISED SCHEDULE C; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27. 2008-647 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $17,202.43 FROM THE TRAILRIDGE LANDFILL MITIGATION FUND CASH CARRYOVER TO PROVIDE SPORTING EQUIPMENT TO BALDWIN MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL; PROVIDING FOR THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICE DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS AND THE RETURN OF UNSPENT FUNDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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28. 2008-655 A RESOLUTION, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE ISSUANCE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OF ITS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (THE TOWERS OF JACKSONVILLE), SERIES 2008, IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE ACQUISITION, REHABILITATION, AND EQUIPPING OF A MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FOR ELDERLY PERSONS OF LOW, MIDDLE, OR MODERATE INCOME, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, AND TO BE KNOWN AS "THE TOWERS OF JACKSONVILLE;" DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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29. 2008-656 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A LIST OF FIRE AND RESCUE IMPROVEMENTS AS DETAILED IN THE JACKSONVILLE FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT'S FIRE STUDY REPORT DATED JULY 14, 2008 ("REPORT"), AND DESIGNATING THE FIRST FIVE YEARS (FY 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 AND 2013) OF APPENDIX "C" OF THE REPORT AS THE FIRE AND RESCUE STATION CAPITAL PROGRAM, PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 421, ORDINANCE CODE (FIRE AND RESCUE CAPITAL PROGRAM); FUNDING OF THE PROGRAM; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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30. 2008-677 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE RETENTION OF SPECIAL COUNSEL PURSUANT TO SECTION 108.505(C), ORDINANCE CODE; APPROVING THE ENGAGEMENT OF TANNER BISHOP, ATTORNEYS, AS SPECIAL COUNSEL ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE REGARDING AN ATTORNEYS FEE DISPUTE AND INSURANCE COVERAGE CLAIMS IN THE TOXIC TORT ASH SITE LITIGATION; APPROPRIATING $250,000 FROM OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL RETAINED EARNINGS; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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31. 2008-679 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 655 (CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM); PART 3 (FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ESTABLISH A NEW SECTION 655.309 (EXTENSION OF FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS); PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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32. 2008-680 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 655 (CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM); PART 3 (FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES), ORDINANCE CODE, TO AMEND SECTION 655.304 (EXTENSION OF FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS WITH ASSESSMENTS LESS THAN $100,000) REGARDING PROCEDURES FOR ADDRESSING ERRORS IN ASSESSMENT CALCULATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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33. 2008-682 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS AND SERVICES ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY; AMENDING CHAPTER 250 (MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS REGULATIONS), ORDINANCE CODE, AS AMENDED IN ORDINANCE 2007-611-E, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 250.101(G)(DEFINITIONS), 250.121 (FOOD DISTRIBUTORS; TRASH RECEPTACLES AND ACCESS TO RESTROOM FACILITIES REQUIRED), AND BY CREATING A NEW SECTION 250.123 (FEEDING OF THE HOMELESS FOR BONA FIDE RELIGIOUS MOTIVATIONS), REGARDING PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS MOTIVATED BY BONA FIDE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS WHO FEED THE HOMELESS; PROVIDING EXEMPTIONS FOR SUCH PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS FROM OTHERWISE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 250; PROVIDING FOR PERMITTING IN THE EVENT THAT THE NUMBER OF HOMELESS PERSONS FED AT A SINGLE TIME WILL EQUAL OR EXCEED 21 IN NUMBER; PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FROM REQUIREMENTS THAT SUCH ACTIVITY OF FEEDING THE HOMELESS TAKE PLACE WITHIN 100 YARDS OF ANY RESTROOM FACILITY; PROVIDING AN INDIGENCY EXCEPTION FOR PERMITTING COSTS IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDING AN APPELLATE PROCEDURE AS TO FIRST AMENDMENT ISSUES; APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT OF PENDING LITIGATION IN HERKOV V. CITY, REGARDING FEEDING OF THE HOMELESS; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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34. 2008-684 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $12,149.92 FROM TREE PROTECTION AND RELATED EXPENSES TRUST FUND FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING AT MCDUFF AVENUE TOWN CENTER; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E, TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "MCDUFF AVENUE TOWN CENTER"; PROVIDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS TO OVERSEE; PROVIDING FOR REVERTER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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35. 2008-686 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING EXTENSION OF THE TAX ROLLS FOR THE 2008 TAX YEAR PRIOR TO COMPLETION OF THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD HEARINGS, AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 197.323, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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36. 2008-696 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO OBTAIN LINES OF CREDIT IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $75,000,000 IN ORDER TO SUPPORT THE ISSUANCE OF LETTERS OF CREDIT TO SATISFY THE DEBT SERVICE RESERVE FUND REQUIREMENTS FOR VARIOUS SPECIFIED OUTSTANDING BOND ISSUES OF THE CITY; APPROVING THE FORM OF AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF LOAN AGREEMENTS WITH BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUNTRUST BANK AND WACHOVIA BANK, N.A.; AGREEING TO REPAY AMOUNTS DRAWN ON THE LINES OF CREDIT FROM CONVENANT REVENUES; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 104.211 (PROCEDURE FOR SALE OF BONDS) OF CHAPTER 104 (BONDS), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE CITY TO OBTAIN THE LINES OF CREDIT THROUGH NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE SELECTED BANKS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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37. 2008-697 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $6,200,000 FROM THE RECREATION LANDS AND PARK ACQUISITION FUND, RECEIVED FROM THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY TO THE NATIONAL VETERANS ADMINISTRATION ("VA") FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL VA CEMETERY, FOR (1) REDEVELOPMENT OF THE LANNIE ROAD FLYING FIELD ($250,000), (2) REALIGNMENT OF ETHEL ROAD ($1,600,000), AND, (3) IMPROVEMENTS TO WILLIAM F. SHEFFIELD REGIONAL PARK ($4,350,000), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-176; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS INTO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "LANNIE ROAD PARK/FLYING FIELD," "ETHEL ROAD," AND "WILLIAM F. SHEFFIELD PARK;" PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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38. 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

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