August 19, 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 and Don Redman; Shannon Eller and Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; John Crofts, Sean Kelly, and Folks Huxford, 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 3:31 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:

06-220 Possible withdrawal was discussed, with Mr. Paul Harden requesting that the bill not be     withdrawn until payment for the property has been made; the Chair agreed to defer the           item

08-23 Public hearing is scheduled for September 3, 2008

08-419 and 08-420 Public hearings are scheduled for October 7, 2008

08-606 and 08-607 Deferral was requested, and an objection to deferral was heard; following        discussion and input from legal staff and the District Council Member (C/M Redman),        the Chair stated that the public hearings would be opened and continued, and that the   items would be deferred for two weeks

08-621 and 08-622 Deferral was requested, with public hearings being continued; the Chair asked that Ms. Valerie Britt be contacted

08-627 and 08-628 C/M Holt indicated that deferral may be requested at the meeting


General discussion was held concerning conversions to semi-annual status for several items.  Public hearings are to be closed and readvertised for September 16, 2008.


In response to a question about discussion on the various traffic settlement issues, the Chair suggested that District Council Members be consulted.


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:48 p.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant:  630-1679



Posted 08.25.08

11:35 a.m.



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