PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

November 17,2008

 

CLAY YARBOROUGH, CHAIR

 

CHERYL L. BROWN, COUNCIL SECRETARY/DIRECTOR

 

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING of the Council of the City of Jacksonville, held in Council Chambers, City Hall, Jacksonville, Florida, November 17,2008. The meeting was called to order at 4:07 P.M. by Committee Chair Clay Yarborough. The meeting was adjourned at 4:09 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Clay Yarborough, Chair Philip Zamarron, Legislative Aide

CM Glorious Johnson, Vice Chair Excused Janice Billy, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Bill Bishop Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Ray Holt Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Kevin Hyde - Absent Jeff Clements, Research Asst.

CM Mia Jones

CM E. Denise Lee - Absent

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

CM Elect Crescimbeni

George Dandelake, JSO Chief

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2008-947 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $73,197 (A $21,119 CONTINUATION GRANT FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND $52,078 FROM THE RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS) TO PROVIDE FUNDING UNDER THE 2008-2009 HAZARDOUS ANALYSIS AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT"), FOR THE PERIOD BETWEEN JULY 1, 2008, AND JUNE 30, 2009, TO PAY AN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SENIOR PLANNER TO COMPLETE THE WORK OUTLINED IN THE AGREEMENT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-006; APPROVING POSITION, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-007; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: November 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Holt, Lee, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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2. 2008-949 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $50,637 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY THROUGH THE STATE OF FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT (EMPG) PROGRAM SO AS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR RESOURCES NEEDED TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE APPROVED 2007-2008 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN OUTLINED IN THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PREPAREDNESS AND ASSISTANCE BASE GRANT PROGRAM, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: November 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Holt, Lee, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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3. 2008-955 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $20,260 FROM THE COURTS INNOVATIONS/JUDICIAL SUPPORT MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AND CHARGES ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO COVER 2200 PART-TIME HOURS FOR COURT EMPLOYEES ASSISTING JUDGES AND PROVIDING OTHER SERVICES DEEMED NECESSARY TO THE JUDICIARY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-019; APPROVING TEMPORARY HOURS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-053; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: November 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Holt, Lee, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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4. 2008-958 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 116.708 (DISPOSITION OF AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER'S BADGE, CAP AND SERVICE SIDEARM UPON LEAVING AUXILIARY SERVICE AFTER 20 OR MORE YEARS), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING FOR FORFEITURE AND RETURN; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/3/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: November 17, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Holt, Lee, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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2ND READINGS

 

5. 2008-983 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 120 (GENERAL EMPLOYEES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS RETIREMENT PLANS), PART III (CORRECTIONS OFFICERS' RETIREMENT PLAN), ORDINANCE CODE, SECTION 120.306 (TIME SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFIT; COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENTS) TO PROVIDE FOR RETIREMENT AFTER 20 YEARS REGARDLESS OF AGE AND AN ANNUAL THREE PERCENT COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT BEGINNING IN DECEMBER 2008 FOR RETIREES WHO RETIRE ON OR AFTER DECEMBER 1, 2006; AND 120.314 (DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PROGRAM (DROP)), TO PROVIDE, EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2008, FOR ELECTION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DROP FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF 20 YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE, AND FOR AN ANNUAL THREE PERCENT COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT TO THE DROP BENEFIT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 120.306(F); ALL PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 33 (RETIREMENT PLAN) OF THAT CERTAIN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE, LODGE 5-30 (CORRECTIONS OFFICERS BARGAINING UNIT), WHICH WAS AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 2006-236-E; PROVIDING FOR IMPLEMENTATION EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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6. 2008-991 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $89,995 (A $68,152 GRANT FROM THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, THROUGH THE STATE OF FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT FUNDS, AND $21,843 FROM THE RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS) TO REDUCE THE VULNERABILITY OF NINE JACKSONVILLE FIRE & RESCUE FIRE STATIONS TO PROPERTY LOSSES CAUSED BY HIGH WINDS AND RAIN BY RETROFITTING THE FIRE STATIONS WITH ALUMINUM STORM PANELS AND WINDOW SYSTEMS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-021; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSES OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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7. 2008-994 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $8,746 FROM THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT RECIPIENT RESIDUAL FUNDS TO FUND THE COLD NIGHT SHELTER OPERATED BY PRESBYTERIAN SOCIAL MINISTRIES, INC. ("RECIPIENT"), WHICH THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL DID NOT INCLUDE IN FISCAL YEAR 2009 FUNDING BECAUSE OF A CLERICAL ERROR, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-026; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE 2008-2009 PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND RECIPIENT, AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; REQUIRING RECIPIENT TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE COUNCIL AUDITORS BY NOVEMBER 15, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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8. 2008-1038 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING CHAPTER 490 JACKSONVILLE HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY, ORDINANCE CODE, AMENDING SECTION 490.108, (ISSUANCE OF NOTES AND REVENUE BONDS) PERTAINING TO CERTAIN FEES IN CONNECTION WITH REVENUE BONDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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