PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE
AGENDA MEETING MINUTES
August 18, 2008
City Council Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Attendance: Chairman Clay Yarborough; committee members Glorious Johnson and Bill Bishop
Janice Billy – Auditor’s Office; Philip Zamarron – Legislative Services Division; Steve Rohan – Office of General Counsel; Cheryl Runyon – Sheriff’s Office; Sherry Hall – Mayor’s Office; Angela Ryan – ECA;
The meeting was called to order at 3:30 p.m. by Chairman Yarborough.
Chairman Yarborough reviewed the marked agenda, which included 2 items to be deferred, 7 items ready for action and 6 items to be read a second time and re-referred. He noted which items had been acted upon in earlier meetings of the Rules and Finance Committees. Cheryl Runyon of the Sheriff’s Office announced the former Sheriff Nat Glover would be in attendance to speak to Ordinance 2008-559 which, in part, appropriates $75,000 to UNF for the hiring of a college counselor to support the Jacksonville Commitment scholarship program. Mr. Yarborough asked for additional information on the proposed uses for the other funds being appropriated in that bill to non-profit organizations (Crime Stoppers, Justice Coalition, Metro Kids Konnection). The bill was amended in Finance Committee to remove funding for the non-profits, leaving only the taser purchase.
Council Member Johnson
indicated that she had several questions regarding Ordinance 2008-594 relating
to the operation of the
Chairman Yarborough indicated
that the presentation by Undersheriff Frank Mackesy on the JSO’s Matrix audit
would be given at the beginning of the meeting to accommodate the
Undersheriff’s need to get to the
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:35 p.m.
Jeff Clements, City Council Research