November 18, 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 Ray Holt, Stephen Joost, and Don Redman; Shannon Eller, Office of General Counsel; John Crofts, Sean Kelly, and Folks Huxford, Department of Planning and Development; Annette Hastings, Tourist Development Council; Merriane Lahmeur, Marilyn Allen, and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council


The Committee Chair, Art Graham, called the meeting to order at 3:33 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:

07-1086 Proposed substitute returns to original request for rezoning to CCG-1

08-562 Anticipate being ready for consideration in December

08-565 Deferral requested to allow for meeting of interested parties

08-784 Deferral requested by C/M Holt to allow for community meeting; applicant aware of         deferral

08-852 Amendment revises the legal description, with no change in acreage

08-889 Deferral anticipated

08-892 and 08-893 Deferral anticipated, with public hearing today and 12/02/08; Chair will             announce near the beginning of the meeting that no action is being taken today

08-910 Amendment involves technical changes per legal staff

08-971 Appeal will be heard at the end of the meeting


It was noted that the Planning Commission will not be meeting at the end of November.


The Chair inquired as to the status of the first several bills on the agenda, and was provided an update:  an agreement is in place to wait until the end of the year to consider 06-24; parties are working with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority on 06-220; the District Council Member is working on 06-658; and the City is awaiting a final determination from the Florida Dept. of Community Affairs on 07-581.


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:45 p.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant/(904) 630-1679

Posted 11.19.08/4:10 p.m.