April 1, 2008

3:00 p.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:  Committee Chair Michael Corrigan; Committee Member Clay Yarborough; 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, Michael Corrigan, called the meeting to order at 3:05 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:

05-718 Public hearing to be closed

2007-1125 If proof of publication not paid, hearing will be continued and item will be deferred

2007-1215 Representative not aware of any opposition; a proposed amendment is the same as       previously mentioned (would shorten the term and provide a revised performance        schedule)

2008-25 Representative requested deferral to May 20, 2008, to allow for conversation with            District Council Member

2008-40 The Chair reminded everyone that appeals are generally heard last

2008-108 and 2008-109 Mr. Reingold advised that Council Member W. Jones has no objection to   moving forward; he further noted that 2008-109 has an amendment.  The Chair inquired        as to the appropriateness of opening both hearings at the same time for such companion   bills, and was advised that this is allowable

2008-140 In response to a question, it was stated that there are no conditions

2008-171 Will be considered prior to 2008-170

2008-192 It was noted that the Rules Committee requested that the bill be rereferred only to LUZ,             as the substitute removes issues that necessitated reference to the Rules Committee

2008-249 The Chair advised that withdrawal has been requested and will be considered


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:18 p.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant:  630-1679