December 2, 2008

3:30 p.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:  Committee Chair Art Graham; Committee Members Stephen Joost, Don Redman, and Reggie Brown; Shannon Eller, Office of General Counsel; John Crofts and Sean Kelly, Department of Planning and Development; Merriane Lahmeur, Marilyn Allen, and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council


The Committee Chair, Art Graham, called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m.  He asked Mr. John Crofts to take everyone through the marked agenda containing the suggested committee actions.


Changes, additions, and comments concerning the agenda as marked included:

05-1228 In response to inquiry from the Chair, a determination of current status will be obtained

07-1086 Deferral due to January 6, 2009, public hearing date

08-565 Planning Dept. has not revised its report

08-784 Deferral requested, with continuation of public hearing

08-799 Deferral requested, with continuation of public hearing

08-890 and 08-891 Planning Commission has not made its recommendation

08-893 C/M Joost asked if discussion on a quasi-judicial matter should be disclosed as ex parte      communication if the discussion did not include the zoning application, but was instead   relative to the financial model.  Ms. Eller advised that ex parte only needs to be declared           if the zoning is discussed.

08-935 Public hearing to be continued to allow for ongoing work concerning this item

08-984 Deferral due to January 6, 2009, public hearing date

08-1025 It was noted that an amendment is being proposed


Ms. Eller advised that several items have a public hearing date of Wednesday, January 21, 2009, due to the Monday holiday that week moving committee meetings by one day.


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:36 p.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant

(904) 630-1679


Posted 12.03.08

11:50 a.m.