FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA MEETING MINUTES
June 16, 2008
CITY COUNCIL CONFERENCE ROOM A
117 W. Duval Street
Attendance: Chairman Shad, Council Members Joost and W. Jones
Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy and Kirk Sherman – Council Auditor’s Office; Jessica Morales – Legislative Services Division; Lisa Rinaman and Sherry Hall – Mayor’s Office; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Lin White and Bob Williams – Public Works Dept; Wight Greger – Housing and Neighborhoods Department; Kelly Boree – Recreation and Community Services Department; Paul Crawford – JEDC; Cheryl Runyon – Sheriff’s Office; Debbie Delgado, Dianne Smith and Celeste Hicks – ECAs; Robert White – Cultural Council of Jacksonville
The meeting was called to order at 1:30 p.m.
Chairman Shad stated that there are no excused absences for today’s meeting. A presentation will be made by Council Auditor Kirk Sherman at the beginning of the meeting regarding the extension of the independent auditor’s contract.
The Chairman reviewed the Council Auditor’s marked agenda which included 13 items to be deferred, 27 items ready for action, and 8 items to be read a second time and re-referred. The chairman noted that the agenda contains numerous license agreements for public buildings, which Lisa Rinaman explained is the result of an effort to standardize the license agreements for all users of all public buildings. The agenda also contains a number of continuation grant approvals.
The Chairman noted that item #34 (2008-463, appropriation of SHIP funding) is the subject of an analysis of program uses and administrative costs attached as page 18 of the agenda.
Council Member W. Jones indicated that he would be proposing an amendment to item #36, Ordinance 2008-465 (economic development incentive agreement with DB Services New Jersey, Inc.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 1:34 p.m.
Jeff Clements, City Council Research