August 5, 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, Don Redman, Stephen Joost, and Richard Clark; Council Member Clay Yarborough; 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 3:34 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:

06-24 The Chair stated that he has spoken with interested parties and there are ongoing efforts to work things out with a developer and with the State Department of Transportation; the   Chair further stated that he has been asked to defer the item until the end of the year if          necessary; Mr. Paul Bremer shared his interest in preserving the school and his desire to see the item withdrawn; the Chair indicated his intent to defer the item, with Mr. Bremer        being placed on a list to be contacted when the item is ready for consideration

06-360  C/M Holt and Ms. Eller will meet with the representative to determine if there is a need    for this item to remain pending, or if it could be withdrawn and later reintroduced

06-658  Applicant is working with the neighbors

07-1086 Public hearing to be closed, since eventual substitution for PUD with readvertisement is   anticipated

07-1350 Mr. Crofts is contacting Mr. Bajalia

08-40 Withdrawal may be requested

08-313 C/M Redman, as District Council Member, indicated that he is ready to move forward

08-492 Public hearing to be opened and continued if payment for advertisement not received

08-493 Amendment needed due to issues with legal description

08-495 C/M Yarborough stated that he would be present at the meeting and requested that this     item be considered first; the Chair indicated his willingness to comply


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:54 p.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant:  630-1679

Posted 08.06.08

10:45 a.m.