FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

March 17,2008

 

ART SHAD, 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, March 17,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:02 P.M. by Committee Chair Art Shad. The meeting adjourned at 3:47 P.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Art Shad, Chair Jessica Morales, Legislative Aide

CM Kevin Hyde, Vice Chair Kirk Sherman, Council Auditor

CM Richard Clark Janice Billy, Sr. Asst. Auditor

CM Stephen Joost Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM Art Graham Early Excusal Peggy Sidman, General Counsel

CM E. Denise Lee - Late Arrival Steve Rohan, General Counsel

Sherry Hall, Administration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

Council President Daniel Davis

CM Yarborough

Andy Eckert, School Bd 2008-129


1. 2008-165 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $142,532.84 FROM THE TREE PROTECTION AND RELATED EXPENSES TRUST FUND FOR DESIGN, ENGINEERING, SITE PREPARATION AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC COSTS FOR THE ROGERO TOWN CENTER LANDSCAPING PROJECT PREVIOUSLY APPROPRIATED IN ORDINANCE 2007-668-E; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "ROGERO TOWN CENTER LANDSCAPING"; PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE PROJECT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Shad, ( 4 )

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2. 2007-1136 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 120 (GENERAL EMPLOYEES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS RETIREMENT PLANS), ORDINANCE CODE, RELATING TO THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE RETIREMENT SYSTEM ("SYSTEM") TO (1) PROVIDE FOR RE-EMPLOYMENT OF RETIRED EMPLOYEES UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, (2) ADJUST THE CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR THE CITY DISABILITY PROGRAM, (3) PROVIDE FOR ADJUSTMENTS TO PURCHASES OF SERVICE AND TIME CONNECTIONS, (4) ESTABLISH A SEPARATE CITY DISABILITY PROGRAM; CREATING CHAPTER 120 (GENERAL EMPLOYEES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS RETIREMENT PLANS), PART V (GENERAL EMPLOYEES DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN), ORDINANCE CODE, TO (A) ESTABLISH A DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLAN, (B) ESTABLISH ADMINISTRATION, CONTRIBUTIONS, VESTING, PROTECTION FROM CLAIMS OF CREDITORS AND INVESTMENT RULES FOR SAID PLAN, (C) PROVIDE FOR A ONE-TIME IRREVOCABLE ELECTION FOR CURRENT GENERAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT PLAN MEMBERS TO TRANSFER TO THE DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, (D) PROVIDE A ONE-TIME IRREVOCABLE ELECTION FOR DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN MEMBERS TO TRANSFER TO THE GENERAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT PLAN, (E) PROVIDE FOR CONTINUED TAX QUALIFICATION OF THE SYSTEM, AND (F) PROVIDE FOR CONFLICTS, SEVERABILITY AND CODIFICATION; ATTACHING ACTUARIAL IMPACT STATEMENTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/5/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 11/19/2007 - Sub/Rerefer 6-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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3. 2008-129 AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND FEES, CHAPTER 754 (STORMWATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY CODE), ORDINANCE CODE, AND ORDINANCE 2007-836-E; AMENDING SECTION 754.101, DECLARATIONS, SCOPE AND INTENT, SECTION 754.102, DEFINITIONS, SECTION 754.105, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY DIRECTOR, DUTIES AND POWERS, SECTION 754.106, AUTHORITY FOR STORMWATER MANAGEMENT SERVICE CHARGES AND FOR THE LEVY, COLLECTION, PAYMENT AND ENFORCEMENT THEREOF, SECTION 745.108, APPEALS, SECTION 754.109 TO PROVIDE FOR COUNCIL APPROVAL OF CREDITS, ADJUSTMENTS, AND REDUCTIONS OF USER FEES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATIONS AND REQUIRED REPORTS, CALCULATION OF MAXIMUM CREDITS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF THE ADJUSTMENT AND CREDIT MANUAL, SECTION 754.212, TO PROVIDE FOR TECHNICAL RULES IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 100, PART 2 OF THE ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERANCE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: February 20, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Graham, Hyde, Joost, Shad, ( 5 )

 

NAYS - Lee, ( 1 )

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4. 2008-89 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $60,000 FROM THE MAYOR'S EARLY LITERACY PROGRAM FUND TO THE DON BREWER CENTER EARLY LITERACY PROGRAM TO FUND THE SECOND COHORT OF THE CHILDCARE DIRECTOR'S TRAINING INITIATIVE PROGRAM, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-067; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: February 20, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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5. 2008-134 AN ORDINANCE CREATING SECTION 111.350 (NEIGHBORHOODS SAFETY TRUST FUND), ORDINANCE CODE TO PROVIDE A DEDICATED FUNDING SOURCE FOR ADDITIONAL SWORN OFFICERS TO INCREASE POLICE PRESENCE IN JACKSONVILLE NEIGHBORHOODS; AMENDING ORDINANCE 2007-1131-E TO REPEAL SECTION 5 ENTITLED ACCOUNTING FOR PROGRAM REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES; PROVIDING FOR STATUS REPORT OF RED LIGHT RUNNING CAMERAS, BIDS, VENDOR SELECTION AND SCHEDULE INSTALLATION; CONTINGENT UPON STATUTORY AUTHORITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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6. 2008-148 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FFWCC) TO ESTABLISH KINGS ROAD HISTORICAL PARK AS A UNIT OF THE THOMAS CREEK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (WMA) TO ALLOW HUNTING BY THE PUBLIC; AMENDING SECTION 28.818 (HUNTING OR DISTURBING ANIMALS PROHIBITED), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW HUNTING ON THE THOMAS CREEK WMA - KINGS ROAD UNIT IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE FFWCC; APPROVING AND 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 CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Shad, ( 4 )

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7. 2008-150 A ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE SHERIFF OF DUVAL COUNTY, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO ENTER INTO A TRAFFIC CONTROL AGREEMENT WITH FOREST CREEK CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., PURSUANT TO SECTION 316.006, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 4 )

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8. 2008-151 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $1,266,000 ($633,000 IN FLORIDA INLAND NAVIGATIONAL DISTRICT (FIND) GRANTS AND $633,000 IN MATCHING FUNDS FROM VARIOUS DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES ACCOUNTS) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY BOAT RAMP, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-073; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO 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 PROJECT ENTITLED "INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY BOAT RAMP"; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON JAX WATERWAYS: March 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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9. 2008-152 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING $1,500,000 IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE COLLINS ROAD (RAMPART TO BLANDING) PROJECT, A BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECT, BY REDUCING THE APPROVED FUNDING FOR, AND TRANSFERRING SUCH FUNDING FROM, THE PARRAMORE ROAD EXTENSION PROJECT, ANOTHER BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECT, TO THE COLLINS ROAD (RAMPART TO BLANDING) PROJECT SO AS TO ENABLE THE AWARD OF THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR THE COLLINS ROAD (RAMPART TO BLANDING) PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 8-080; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "COLLINS RD - RAMPART TO BLANDING," AND "PARRAMORE ROAD EXTENSION"; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Lee, Shad, ( 4 )

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10. 2008-153 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $42,074 FROM THE SISTERS CREEK PARK MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS, RENTAL OF FACILITIES ACCOUNT TO FUND BOAT RAMP REPAIRS AT SISTERS CREEK MARINA, INCLUDING LABOR, MATERIAL AND A 20% CONTINGENCY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-081; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON JAX WATERWAYS: March 06, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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11. 2008-154 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $23,885 FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO FUND THE TRANSFER OF ONE CENTRAL PAYROLL TECHNICIAN SENIOR POSITION FROM THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT'S ACCOUNTING DIVISION TO ITS RETIREMENT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE SO AS TO BETTER ALIGN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ASSOCIATED WITH PENSION PAYROLL, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-082 AND R.C. 08-375; APPROVING POSITION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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12. 2008-155 AN ORDINANCE REALLOCATING $10,000,000 FROM THE TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS (TMDL) INITIATIVE/RIVER ACCORD ACCOUNT TO VARIOUS BOND PROJECTS TO FACILITATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF SUCH PROJECTS, THE DESIGNS OF WHICH ARE NEARING COMPLETION, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-083; 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 "PINE FOREST/LARSEN ACRES", "HUGH EDWARDS ROAD DRAINAGE", "MELBA/GREEN STREET", "PINEDALE AREA", "DRAINAGE SYSTEM REHAB", "MANDARIN DRAINAGE (MANDARIN/ORANGE PICKERS)" AND "NEWTOWN PHASES III, IV, V AND VI"; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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13. 2008-157 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $500,000 IN GRANT FUNDS FROM THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ("SJRWMD") FOR THE SANDALWOOD CANAL REGIONAL STORMWATER FACILITY AND CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT AS PART OF A COOPERATIVE COST-SHARE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY") AND SJRWMD, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-085; 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 FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "SANDALWOOD CANAL FLOOD CONTROL" TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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14. 2008-158 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING THE HOURS, AND APPROPRIATING $19,219.20 FROM THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT'S SPECIAL REVENUE, HANNA PARK ACCOUNT TO FUND THE SALARIES, OF TWO PART-TIME MAINTENANCE WORKER POSITIONS SO AS TO PROPERLY ALIGN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITIONS IN THE CORRECT INDEX CODE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-086; APPROVING 2,080 TEMPORARY HOURS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 08-367; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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15. 2008-159 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING THE HOURS, AND APPROPRIATING $9,609.60 FROM THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT'S SPECIAL REVENUE, HUGENOT PARK ACCOUNT TO FUND THE SALARY, OF A PART-TIME MAINTENANCE WORKER POSITION SO AS TO PROPERLY ALIGN THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION IN THE CORRECT INDEX CODE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-087; APPROVING 1,040 TEMPORARY HOURS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 08-368; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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16. 2008-160 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $214,872.20 OF HOME PROGRAM INCOME FROM INTEREST AND INVESTMENT ($122,552.23 TO THE HOME HEADSTART TO HOME OWNERSHIP PROGRAM TO PROVIDE DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES OF LOW TO MODERATE INCOME PURCHASING HOMES IN DUVAL COUNTY AND $92,319.97 IN DEVELOPMENT SUBSIDIES TO HABITAT RESOURCES OF DUVAL COUNTY, A COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-089; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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17. 2008-161 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING $84,910.90 IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE SHERIFF'S SUPPLY WAREHOUSE PROJECT AT MONTGOMERY CORRECTIONS CENTER (MCC) BY TRANSFERRING FROM THE SHERIFF'S CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND $56,800.90 ORIGINALLY APPROPRIATED FOR INSULATION AND MOLD REMEDIATION, AND $28,110.00 ORIGINALLY APPROPRIATED FOR SOUTH COMPOUND SOUNDPROOFING, SO AS TO MEET THE RECOMMENDED AWARD AMOUNT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-090; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "MCC SUPPLY WAREHOUSE," AND TO REDUCE FUNDING FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "MCC E/F INSULATION/MOLD REMEDIATION" AND "MCC SOUTH SOUNDPROOFING"; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Lee, Shad, ( 4 )

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18. 2008-162 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $442,000 FROM PROPERTY TAX REVENUES TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR FILING SOURCE INVOICE PAYMENTS FOR THE REMAINDER OF FISCAL YEAR 2008 IN ACCORDANCE WITH A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-093; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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19. 2008-163 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $95,000 FROM THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS - SUPERVISION ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE $70,000 IN FUNDING TO THE BOSELLI FOUNDATION FOR AN APPROXIMATELY 1,400 SQUARE FEET EXPANSION OF THE RUSSELL BILL COOK COMMUNITY CENTER ("CENTER") AND $25,000 IN FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF COMPUTERS AND FURNITURE FOR THE CENTER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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20. 2008-164 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, REGARDING VARIABLE RATE DEMAND REVENUE BONDS; APPROVING, WITH RESPECT TO THAT PORTION WHICH IS TO BE USED IN CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, THE ISSUANCE OF A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE NOT TO EXCEED $17,000,000 PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA VARIABLE RATE DEMAND REVENUE BONDS (THE CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA PROJECT), PURSUANT TO SECTION 147(F) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986; APPROVING THE FORM OF AND THE EXECUTION OF AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT; PROVIDING CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Graham, Hyde, Jabour, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 6 )

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21. 2008-166 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 230 (WRECKERS), ORDINANCE CODE; AMENDING CHAPTER 804 (JACKSONVILLE TRAFFIC CODE), ORDINANCE CODE; EXERCISING COUNTY POWERS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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22. 2008-169 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A CITY DEED CONVEYING FEE SIMPLE LIMITED ACCESS RIGHTS ONLY OVER PARCEL 118.1, CITY OF JACKSONVILLE PROPERTY ALONG CHAFFEE ROAD SOUTH IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 12, FROM THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPLYING WITH THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LIMITED ACCESS RIGHTS OF WAY AT INTERCHANGES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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23. 2008-174 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 ARLINGTON MULTIFAMILY HOUSING PORTFOLIO), SERIES 2008, IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $27,500,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE ACQUISITION, REHABILITATION, AND EQUIPPING OF EIGHT MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS "THE ARLINGTON MULTIFAMILY HOUSING PORTFOLIO PROJECT" AND EACH BEING COMMONLY REFERRED AS THE FOLLOWING: "COLONY APARTMENTS," "FOREST PARK APARTMENTS," GEORGETOWN APARTMENTS," "GREENBRIAR APARTMENTS," "MATANZAS APARTMENTS," "MONTEREY MANOR APARTMENTS, "SWEETBRIAR I AND II APARTMENTS,' AND "VILLA CAPRI I AND II APARTMENTS"; DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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24. 2008-175 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE PUBLIC NECESSITY FOR ACQUIRING FEE SIMPLE TITLE, A PERMANENT DRAINAGE EASEMENT, AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT RIGHTS THROUGH CONDEMNATION BY RIGHT OF EMINENT DOMAIN IN CERTAIN LANDS IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4 IN ORDER TO IMPROVE TOUCHTON ROAD BETWEEN BELFORT ROAD AND SOUTHSIDE BOULEVARD AS PART OF THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PHASE II (R.E. PROJECT # 2008-12); AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL TO INSTITUTE APPROPRIATE CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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25. 2008-176 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE PUBLIC NECESSITY FOR ACQUIRING FEE SIMPLE TITLE, PERMANENT DRAINAGE EASEMENTS, AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT RIGHTS THROUGH CONDEMNATION BY RIGHT OF EMINENT DOMAIN IN CERTAIN LANDS IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 12 IN ORDER TO IMPROVE RICKER ROAD BETWEEN OLD MIDDLEBURG ROAD AND MORSE AVENUE AS PART OF THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PHASE II (R.E. PROJECT # 2005-58); AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL TO INSTITUTE APPROPRIATE CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: March 04, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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26. 2008-180 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $20,996.37 IN HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS (HOPWA) REPROGRAMMED FUNDS TO NORTHEAST FLORIDA AIDS NETWORK SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF ITS AWARD TO THE AMOUNT APPROVED BY THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION IN ITS 2008 UNIVERSAL CYCLE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-088; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Shad, ( 4 )

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27. 2008-189 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS, AND APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ("JEDC") AND TREND OFFSET PRINTING SERVICES, INC. ("DEVELOPER"), TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF DEVELOPER'S OPERATIONS IN JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (THE "PROJECT"); RECOMMENDING THAT DEVELOPER BE APPROVED BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA'S OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AS A QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY ("QTI") BUSINESS PURSUANT TO SECTION 288.106, FLORIDA STATUTES; EVIDENCING A COMMITMENT OF CITY SUPPORT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $18,000 AS THE LOCAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT UNDER THE QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY TAX REFUND PROGRAM PAYABLE OVER MULTIPLE YEARS PER GUIDELINES SET BY THE STATE OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WITH A STATE MATCH OF $72,000, FOR A TOTAL CITY AND STATE QTI AMOUNT OF $90,000 FOR 30 JOBS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS BY THE MAYOR, CORPORATION SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Hyde, Joost, Lee, Shad, ( 5 )

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28. 2008-184 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $95,000 FROM THE SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND FOR (1) TRAINING AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS COSTS TO BE INCURRED TO HOST THE FBI CONFERENCE IN JULY 2008 ($10,000); (2) THE POLICE EXPLORER PROGRAM ($20,000); AND, (3) THE POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE ($65,000), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-076; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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29. 2008-185 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $2,718,535, INITIALLY DEPOSITED IN THE SECTOR 4.1 PROJECT ACCOUNT OF SUBFUND 114 AND SUBSEQUENTLY TRANSFERRED TO SUCH SUBFUND'S RESERVES, TO A NEWLY CREATED ACCOUNT IN ORDER TO CORRECTLY ALLOCATE REVENUES COLLECTED FOR TRIP CHARGES FOR ARGYLE FOREST DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI) FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO ARGYLE FOREST BOULEVARD, AND TO ENSURE THAT FUNDS FOR THIS DRI ARE NOT COMMINGLED WITH OTHER UNDESIGNATED FAIR SHARE FUNDS WITHIN THE SAME SECTOR BUT ARE APPROPRIATED FOR THE DESIGNATED PURPOSE WITHIN THE DRI, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-092; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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30. 2008-186 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $6,419 IN 2007 PAUL COVERDELL FORENSIC SCIENCES IMPROVEMENT GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO THE DISTRICT FOUR MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE TO FUND THE PURCHASE OF SIX (6) VOICE RECORDERS, SIX (6) TRANSCRIPTION KITS, TWO (2) HP LASER COLOR PRINTERS WITH EXTENDED WARRANTIES, SIX (6) DIGITAL SCANNERS, AND TEN (10) CD-RW DRIVES FOR COMPUTERS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-094; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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31. 2008-187 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, THAT CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (LESSOR) AND DOWNTOWN VISION, INC. (LESSEE), SAID LEASE BEING FOR TWO (2) YEARS, FOR 1,938 SQUARE FEET ON THE GROUND FLOOR CORNER OF HOGAN AND ADAMS STREET, AND 1,538 SQUARE FEET ON THE GROUND FLOOR CORNER OF JULIA AND MONROE STREETS, BOTH IN THE ED BALL BUILDING AT 214 HOGAN STREET, AT AN ANNUAL RENT OF $0.00; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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32. 2008-188 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, THAT CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (LESSOR) AND IL C. KIM (LESSEE), SAID LEASE BEING FOR FIVE (5) YEARS, FOR 1,875 SQUARE FEET ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE ED BALL BUILDING AT 214 HOGAN STREET ("PREMISES"), AT THE CURRENT MARKET RATE; AUTHORIZING THE VOLUNTARY EARLY TERMINATION OF THE EXISTING LEASE WITH RSA SALES, INC., THE CURRENT LESSEE OF THE PREMISES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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33. 2008-190 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT FOR PARCELS 103, 104, 714, 715 & 801 IN THE AMOUNT OF $595,000 IN THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEEDING CITY OF JACKSONVILLE VS. RAMP REALTY OF FLORIDA, INC., ET AL.; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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34. 2008-204 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $100,000 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR A HYDROLOGY STUDY REPORT ON THE FORECASTED EFFECTS OF THE WITHDRAWAL OF MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF WATER FROM THE ST. JOHNS RIVER; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMPLIANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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35. 2008-207 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CITY'S SUPPORT FOR THE APPLICATION BY RIVERSIDE AVONDALE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FLORIDA COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION TAX CREDIT PROGRAM FOR PURPOSES OF REVITALIZING AND STRENGTHENING THE RIVERSIDE AVONDALE HISTORIC PRESERVATION AREA BY PROVIDING LOW TO MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES WITH HOME OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE; PROVIDING FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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36. 2008-209 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 460 (HEALTH CODE), ORDINANCE CODE, TO AUTHORIZE ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE CHAPTER 609, ORDINANCE CODE CITATION PROCESS; TO CREATE A NEW PART 3 (TEMPORARY RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKING PERMITS) TO ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR PERMITTING AND REGULATION REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPORARY RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS ASSOCIATED WITH CITY-SANCTIONED EVENTS; AMENDING CHAPTER 123 (PUBLIC FEES), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ESTABLISH A FEE FOR TEMPORARY RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS ASSOCIATED WITH CITY-SANCTIONED EVENTS; AMENDING CHAPTER 609 TO AUTHORIZE ENFORCEMENT OF CHAPTER 460, ORDINANCE CODE; REQUIRING TRANSMITTAL TO THE MUNICIPAL CODE CORPORATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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