FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

January 02,2008

 

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, January 02,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:00 P.M. by Committee Chair Art Shad. The meeting adjourned at 4:23 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 Excused Early Departure Janice Billy, Sr. Asst. Auditor

CM Jay Jabour Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM Stephen Joost Peggy Sidman, General Counsel

CM Kevin Hyde Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM E. Denise Lee Excused Late Arrival Lisa Rowe, Administration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2007-1287 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $17,730,373 IN ANTICIPATED REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE JEA FRANCHISE FEES APPROVED IN ORDINANCE 2007-838-E, TO THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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2. 2007-105 AN ORDINANCE RENAMING AND AMENDING CHAPTER 118 (MISCELLANEOUS APPROPRIATIONS); RENAMING THE CHAPTER TO BE "PUBLIC SERVICE APPROPRIATIONS" AND LARGELY AMENDING SAME TO CREATE A PUBLIC SERVICES GRANT COUNCIL WITH PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT APPROVAL AUTHORITY, AND PROVIDING FOR THE CITY COUNCIL TO APPROVE A LUMP SUM APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS; ESTABLISHING PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT CRITERIA; AMENDING SECTION 118.301 (EXPENDITURE OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS), SECTION 118.604 (ALLOCATION BY CULTURAL COUNCIL; GENERALLY) ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/5/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 11/5/2007 - Sub/Rerefer 5-0; 11/19/2007 - Sub/Rerefer 5-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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3. 2007-1094 AN ORDINANCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.307 (CLAIMS AND SUITS BROUGHT AGAINST THE CITY SEEKING MONETARY RELIEF) ORDINANCE CODE, APPROVING THE PAYMENT OF $3,077,519 AS A SETTLEMENT OF A DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS, INC. REGARDING A DISPUTE WITH THE CITY'S LIBRARY SYSTEM OVER PAYMENT FOR PRINTING AND COPYING SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT; APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF LISTED EQUIPMENT; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE WAIVER OF CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/15/2007 - Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 5-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: October 16, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

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

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4. 2007-1186 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DUVAL COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO COLUMBIA COUNTY IN FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; APPROVING THE CONTRACT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND COLUMBIA COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,100. 00 PER CASE; REQUIRING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE TO MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION FOR SERVICES RENDERED AND CASH RECEIPTS; PROVING FOR AUTOPSY RATES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/19/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

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

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5. 2007-1187 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DUVAL COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO SUWANNEE COUNTY IN FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; APPROVING THE CONTRACT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SUWANNEE COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,100.00 PER CASE; REQURING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE TO MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION FOR SERVICES RENDERED AND CASH RECEIPTS; PROVIDING FOR AUTOPSY RATES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/19/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

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

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6. 2007-1188 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DUVAL COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO LAFAYETTE COUNTY IN FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; APPROVING THE CONTRACT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND LAFAYETTE COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,100.00 PER CASE; REQUIRING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE TO MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION FOR SERVICES RENDERED AND CASH RECEIPTS; PROVIDING FOR AUTOPSY RATES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/19/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

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

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7. 2007-1189 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DUVAL COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER FOR SERVICES RENDERED TO HAMILTON COUNTY IN FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; APPROVING THE CONTRACT AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND HAMILTON COUNTY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINER SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,100.00 PER CASE; REQUIRING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE TO MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION FOR SERVICES RENDERED AND CASH RECEIPTS; PROVIDING AUTOPSY RATES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/19/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

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

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8. 2007-1256 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING AN EXTRAORDINARY RATE ADJUSTMENT FOR FUEL SURCHARGES OF $82,398.66 TO SOUTHLAND WASTE SYSTEMS, INC. ("SWS") PURSUANT TO AMENDMENT AMENDING AND RESTATING CONTRACT FOR RESIDENTIAL WASTE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION AND TRANSPORTATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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9. 2007-1257 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $500 FROM THE SPECIAL COUNCIL LAPSE CONTINGENCY TO RESTORE GRANT FUNDS TO THE FLORIDA YARDS AND NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAM; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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10. 2007-1258 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $30,762 FROM THE TREE PROTECTION AND RELATED EXPENSES TRUST FUND FOR TREE PLANTING AT DELLWOOD AVENUE FROM MARGARET STREET TO ACOSTA STREET LOCATED IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 9; PROVIDING FOR DEPARTMENTAL OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING FOR EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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11. 2007-1260 AN ORDINANCE REAPPROPRIATING, TO THE STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP ("SHIP") HOUSING RENTAL REHABILITATION/TRUST FUND AUTHORIZED EXPENDITURES, $1,380,900 IN UNUSED OR UNENCUMBERED FUNDS, PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 2007-211-E AND TRANSFERRED BY SUCH ORDINANCE AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2007, TO THE SHIP OWNER-OCCUPIED REHABILITATION FOR TARGETED NEIGHBORHOODS ACCOUNT, IN ORDER TO RE-ESTABLISH FUNDING FOR THE NEW LIFE VILLAGE PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-034; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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12. 2007-1261 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING, AT THE REQUEST OF THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE EXISTING GASOLINE STORAGE TANK INSPECTION FUND BALANCE OF $60,915.46 INTO THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 OPERATING ACCOUNT FOR THE GASOLINE STORAGE TANK INSPECTION PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY DIVISION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL & COMPLIANCE DEPARTMENT, FOR THE GRANT PERIOD FROM JULY 1, 2007 TO JUNE 30, 2008, SO AS TO INCREASE FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR PROGRAM EXPENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-032; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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13. 2007-1262 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $28,699 FROM THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION (JCC) TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION IN ORDER TO ALIGN THE POSITION WITH THE APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-025; APPROVING POSITION, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 08-082; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

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

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14. 2007-1263 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $298,000 IN RESIDUAL AMOUNTS, LEFT IN CANCELLED NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ("NWJED") TRUST FUND PROJECTS, TO THE CONSOLIDATED JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION/PROJECT PAY-AS-YOU-GO NWJED FUND CREATED BY ORDINANCE 2007-281-E, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-035; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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15. 2007-1264 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $475,000 FROM THE TWO PERCENT CONVENTION DEVELOPMENT TAX FUNDS IN THE PRIME OSBORN CONVENTION CENTER FUND BALANCE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE AGING REMOTE PHONE SYSTEM LINKING FACILITIES OPERATED BY SMG ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AT THE PRIME OSBORN CONVENTION CENTER ($26,399.46), JACKSONVILLE MUNICIPAL STADIUM ($323,006.69), JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL STADIUM ($7,835.07), MEMORIAL ARENA ($76,143.36), THE TIMES UNION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ($23,401.60), AND THE CECIL EQUESTRIAN CENTER ($18,213.82), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-040; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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16. 2007-1265 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THAT CERTAIN RENEWAL AGREEMENT OF THE AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SMG FOR MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY FACILITIES SO AS TO EXTEND THE INITIAL TERM OF THE AGREEMENT, WHICH COMMENCED OCTOBER 1, 2002 AND WAS TO END SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, FOR A RENEWAL TERM OF AN ADDITIONAL AND IMMEDIATELY CONSECUTIVE FOUR YEAR AND SIX MONTH RENEWAL PERIOD, ENDING ON MARCH 30, 2013; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

NAYS - Lee, ( 1 )

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17. 2007-1267 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN A COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA; REPEALING SUBPART C, ENTITLED COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT REAL PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS AND CONSISTING OF SECTIONS 122.431 THROUGH 122.436, INCLUSIVE; REENACTING A NEW SUBPART C, ENTITLED COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT REAL PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS, CONSISTING OF SECTION 122.431 APPLICABILITY, SECTION 122.432, APPRAISAL OF PROPERTY, SECTION 122.433, AUTHORIZATION, SECTION 122.434, DISPOSITION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY; PROVIDING THAT THE HISTORY OF THE CHAPTER SHALL BE PRESERVED BY FILING WITH THE LEGISLATIVE SERVICES DIVISION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

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

 

NAYS - Lee, ( 1 )

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18. 2007-1268 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A SOVEREIGN SUBMERGED LANDS LEASE EASEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO ALLOW FOR EXPANSION OF BAY STREET OVER HOGAN'S CREEK; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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19. 2007-1269 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL COUNSEL, OR DESIGNEE, TO CLOSE AND EXECUTE ALL NECESSARY CONTRACTS, DEEDS AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED, AND TO OTHERWISE TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO EFFECTUATE, THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE'S ACQUISITION, FROM SOUTHSIDE ESTATES BAPTIST CHURCH, OF THOSE CERTAIN PARCELS OF PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS PARCEL 104-P AND PARCEL 800 (REAL ESTATE NUMBER 167458-0500) ON KERNAN BOULEVARD, BETWEEN BEACH BOULEVARD AND J. TURNER BUTLER BOULEVARD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE REAL ESTATE DIVISION OPTION TO PURCHASE EXECUTED ON OCTOBER 2, 2007, BY SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH ("SELLER") FOR $995,000, FOR A POND SITE OF APPROXIMATELY FOUR AND SEVEN-TENTHS (4.7) ACRES, TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND DRAINAGE, FOR THE KERNAN BOULEVARD RIGHT-OF-WAY BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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20. 2007-1270 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE USE OF THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION'S PARKING LOT; AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION TO EXECUTE PARKING PERMIT AGREEMENTS FOR FUTURE PARKING NEEDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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21. 2007-1272 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE PUBLIC NECESSITY FOR ACQUIRING PERPETUAL EASEMENTS FOR DRAINAGE PURPOSES AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT RIGHTS THROUGH CONDEMNATION BY RIGHT OF EMINENT DOMAIN IN CERTAIN LANDS IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 8 IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE BROWARD ROAD (LEM TURNER TO I-95) PROJECT, A BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN II PROJECT; AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL TO INSTITUTE APPROPRIATE CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

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

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22. 2007-1273 A RESOLUTION REQUESTING AND URGING THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO HIGHLY PRIORITIZE AND FUND THE REPAVING OF BEAVER STREET (U.S. 90) FROM STOCKTON STREET TO MCDUFF AVENUE; DIRECTING THE COUNCIL SECRETARY TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S JACKSONVILLE AND LAKE CITY DISTRICT OFFICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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23. 2007-1280 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PURCHASE, AND AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL COUNSEL, OR DESIGNEE, TO CLOSE AND EXECUTE ALL NECESSARY CONTRACTS, DEEDS, AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED, AND TO OTHERWISE TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY FROM WILLIAM P. REGISTER, PRESIDENT OF HERITAGE LTD., THE PROPERTY BEING AN APPROXIMATELY 2.5 ACRE POND SITE, PARCEL 106-P, RE# 167132-1020, LOCATED OFF SAN PABLO ROAD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2, FOR USE AS A POND SITE FOR DRAINAGE PURPOSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SAN PABLO ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECT; PROVIDING A PURCHASE PRICE OF $200,000; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

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

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24. 2007-1285 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $633,578.00 TO POST PAYMENT FROM JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (JIA) FOR A CRASH TRUCK PURCHASED UNDER THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE FOR AIRPORT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING SERVICES SO AS TO PAY THE BANKING FUND BALANCE OF $380,184.08 OWED ON THE PURCHASE AND TRANSFER THE REMAINING BALANCE OF $253,393.92 TO THE 513 CASH FUND, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-041; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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25. 2007-1286 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE, THE FLORIDA BOATING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (FBIP) AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE FOR A DERELICT VESSEL REMOVAL PROJECT ("PROJECT"); APPROPRIATING $44,500 ($9,500 GRANT FROM FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION AND $35,000 FROM THE DERELICT VESSEL REMOVAL ACCOUNT FOR THE REQUIRED CITY MATCH) TO FUND THE PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-036; MOVING FUNDS TO THE CORRECT INDEX CODE FOR PROPER ALIGNMENT DUE TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 REORGANIZATION; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: December 04, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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26. 2007-1289 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A POSITION CHANGE IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL & COMPLIANCE DEPARTMENT, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 08-118; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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27. 2007-1298 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SUBSECTION (A) OF SECTION 380.303 (RATES FOR DISPOSAL), ORDINANCE CODE, AND REPLACING IT WITH NEW SUBSECTION (A) OF SECTION 380.303 (RATES FOR DISPOSAL), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ESTABLISH NEW TIPPING FEES AT TRAIL RIDGE LANDFILL; PLACING REPEALED SUBSECTION (A) OF SECTION 380.303 (RATES FOR DISPOSAL), ORDINANCE CODE, ON FILE WITH THE OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES; REQUIRING TRANSMITTAL TO THE MUNICIPAL CODE CORPORATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and Read 2nd & Rerefer to the Committee.

 

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

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28. 2007-1349 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, CORPORATION SECRETARY, AND THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS; WAIVING PERTINENT PROVISIONS OF THE ORDINANCE CODE TO THE EXTENT THEY MAY BE INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Hyde, Jabour, Shad, ( 3 )

 

NAYS - Joost, Lee, ( 2 )

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2nd READINGS

 

29. 2007-1299 AN ORDINANCE IN CONFORMANCE WITH SECTION 108.505 (SPECIAL COUNSELS) ORDINANCE CODE; APPROVING THE RETENTION OF SPECIAL COUNSEL TO ADVISE THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE ON CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND LAW; PROVIDING FOR COMPENSATION AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR PAYMENT; PROVIDING FOR A MAXIMUM ANNUAL INDEBTEDNESS OF $95,000 FOR THE LEGAL SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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30. 2007-1300 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A RAIL ROAD CROSSING AGREEMENT WITH GEORGIA SOUTHERN AND FLORIDA RAILROAD COMPANY FOR MYRTLE AVENUE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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31. 2007-1301 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A RAILROAD CROSSING AGREEMENT WITH GEORGIA SOUTHERN AND FLORIDA RAILROAD COMPANY FOR FIFTH STREET; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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32. 2007-1302 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC ("BEACH") AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), PURSUANT TO WHICH BEACH IS TO CONSTRUCT A REGIONAL STORMWATER RETENTION POND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SANDALWOOD CANAL FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT, AND THE CITY IS TO OBTAIN ALL PERMITS NECESSARY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE POND AND PAY AN ESTIMATED $2,000,000 FOR THE REQUIRED MITIGATION, BASED ON NO MORE THAN 16.52 ACRES OF WETLAND IMPACT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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33. 2007-1303 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A GRANT OF EASEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND JEA FOR AN EASEMENT RUNNING ALONG THE SOUTHERLY EDGE OF GILRIDGE ROAD FROM THE TRAIL RIDGE LANDFILL SITE TO U.S. HIGHWAY 301, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 11, TO BE USED BY JEA FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF CONVEYING ELECTRICITY GENERATED BY THE TRAIL RIDGE LANDFILL GAS GENERATING FACILITY TO JEA'S TRANSMISSION LINE ON U.S. HIGHWAY 301; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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34. 2007-1304 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A SOVEREIGNTY SUBMERGED LANDS LEASE RENEWAL BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA UNDER WHICH THE CITY IS AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE, THROUGH JANUARY 22, 2012, A MOORING AREA ON THE NORTH BANK OF THE RIVERWALK FOR THE USE OF WATER TAXIS, AND A MOORING AREA ON THE SOUTH BANK OF THE RIVERWALK FOR THE TEMPORARY MOORING OF BOTH RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL VESSELS, AND THE OVERNIGHT MOORING OF TWO DINNER CRUISE SHIPS AND WATER TAXIS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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35. 2007-1313 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $115,030.70 ($100,026.70 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $15,004.00 FROM THE SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR VOTER EDUCATION MAILERS WITH SAMPLE BALLOTS; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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36. 2007-1314 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $118,476.19 ($103,022.77 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $15,453.42 FROM THE SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR VOTER EDUCATION MAILERS WITH SAMPLE BALLOTS; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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37. 2007-1315 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $57,515.35 ($50,013.35 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $7,502.00 FROM THE SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR POLLWORKER RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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38. 2007-1316 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $8,917 IN GRANT FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR SPRINGFIELD ROAD IMPROVEMENTS ALONG MAIN STREET (US 17/SR 15) FROM 10TH STREET TO 12TH STREET; 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 INCREASE THE BUDGET FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "SPRINGFIELD ROAD IMPROVEMENTS ALONG US 17/SR 15/MAIN STREET FROM 10TH TO 12TH"; 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 AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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39. 2007-1317 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $56,250 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, WITH NO LOCAL MATCH, TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT TO SUSTAIN SWAT AND EOD TEAMS PERFORMING ANTI-TERRORISM OPERATIONS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-045; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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40. 2007-1318 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $146,772 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, WITH NO LOCAL MATCH, TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES AND EQUIPMENT TO ENHANCE THE CAPABILITIES OF SWAT AND EOD TEAMS PERFORMING ANTI-TERRORISM OPERATIONS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-046; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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41. 2007-1319 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $71,500 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, WITH NO LOCAL MATCH, TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES AND EQUIPMENT TO ENHANCE THE AERIAL OBSERVATION CAPABILITIES OF THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE'S AVIATION UNIT IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ANTI-TERRORISM OPERATIONS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-047; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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42. 2007-1320 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $20,000 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, WITH NO LOCAL MATCH, TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR THE EXPANSION OF PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS TO COMBAT TERRORISM THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRINTED MATERIALS, CD'S, A WEBSITE AND OTHER OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO BUSINESS AND CIVIC GROUPS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-048; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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43. 2007-1321 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $371,700 ($278,775 FROM THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY THROUGH THE FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND A 25% MATCH OF $92,925 FROM THE PROPERTY OWNER) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR AN ELEVATION PROJECT AT CLARK'S FISH CAMP RESTAURANT AT 12903 HOOD LANDING ROAD AS PART OF THE FLOOD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-049; 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 AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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44. 2007-1322 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $26,484.93 FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION OF THE CENTRAL OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT ("DEPARTMENT") TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO TRANSFER ONE POSITION FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION TO THE FLEET MANAGEMENT DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-050; APPROVING POSITION AND ALIGNING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION IN THE CORRECT INDEX CODE, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 08-183; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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45. 2007-1323 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $26,118.11 FROM THE SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO TRANSFER ONE POSITION FROM THE SOLID WASTE DIVISION OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION OF THE CENTRAL OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-051; APPROVING POSITION AND ALIGNING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION IN THE CORRECT INDEX CODE, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 08-100; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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46. 2007-1324 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $500,000 FROM THE HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT'S NEIGHBORHOODS HOUSING INITIATIVE LOANS FUND TO PROVIDE A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $500,000 TO LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION, A NEW YORK NON-PROFIT CORPORATION ("LISC"), FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXPANDING LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING IN DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-052; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; 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; WAIVING PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE 2004-1186-E; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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