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COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

 

Monday, November 17, 2008

Tape No.________________________

10:00 a.m.

 

Council Chambers 1st Floor, City Hall

Dana Farris

Chief of Legislative Services

 

 

 

 

Jack Webb, Chair

Legislative Aide: Shirley Nulf

Kevin Hyde, Vice Chair

Attorney: Peggy Sidman

Daniel Davis

Asst. Council Auditor: Heather Norsworthy

Glorious Johnson, arrived 10:03 a.m.

Research Asst.: Rick Campbell

Warren Jones, arrived 10:10 a.m.

Administration: Sherry Hall

Art Shad, excused

 

Clay Yarborough

 

 

 

Meeting Convened: 10:00 a.m. Meeting Adjourned: 11:28 a.m.

 

 

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

 

 


Attendance:

Council Member Bill Bishop

Council Member Michael Corrigan

Council Member Ray Holt

Council Member-Elect John Crescimbeni

Carla Miller, Ethics Office 2008-907

Vince Seibold, Chief, Environmental Quality 2008-957

Dr. Quinton White, Jacksonville University 2008-900

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: The next regular meeting will be held Monday, December 1, 2008

 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1. 2005-718

ORD Amend Secs 326.103, Ord Code (Signs & Outdoor Display Structures - Exemptions) & 656.1303 (Zoning Limitations on Signs) to Allow a Spec Exemption to Allow Bus Shelter Advertising. (Sidman) (C/M Shad) (PC Deny & PD Am/Apv)(Letter of Opposition from CPAC2)

LUZ PH - 8/2/05, 8/16/05, 9/7/05, Addnl 9/20/05, 10/4/05, 10/18/05, 11/01/05, 11/15/05, Addnl 9/5/07, 9/18/07, 10/2/07, 10/16/07, 11/6/07, 11/20/07, 12/4/07, 1/3/08, 1/15/08, 2/5/08, 2/20/08, 3/4/08, 3/18/08, 4/1/08

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 166.041(3)(c)(2) - 7/26/05, 8/9/05, Addnl 9/13/05 & 9/27/05, Addnl 8/28/07 & 9/11/07

 

1. 6/14/2005 CO Introduced: LUZ,TEE,R

 

6/21/2005 LUZ Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

6/22/2005 R Read 2nd & Rerefer; 6/22/2005 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/28/2005 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, LUZ,TEE(TEUS 7/1/05)(TEU 7/1/07)

 

3. 7/26/2005 CO PH Contd 8/9/05

 

8/9/2005 CO PH Only

 

9/13/2005 CO PH Contd 9/27/05

 

9/27/2005 CO PH Only

 

8/21/2007 TEU Approve 5-1 (Jabour)

 

8/28/2007 CO PH Addnl 9/11/07

 

9/11/2007 CO PH Only

 

5/20/2008 LUZ Withdraw 5-0

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. 2007-1005

ORD Creating Chapt 113 (Gifts to City) Establishing Method & Means of City to Accept Donations of $500,000 or more, Other Monetary Donations, Gifts of Personal Propty & Gifts to the Executive & Legislative Branches of Govt of Tickets & Admissions to Events & Travel. (Rohan) (C/M Lee)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/9/07

 

1. 9/25/2007 CO Introduced: R,F

 

10/1/2007 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/1/2007 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/9/2007 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R,F

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

3. 2008-538

ORD Auth Amended & Restated Landfill Operation & Constrn Agreemt with Trail Ridge Landfill, Inc, Exempting the Agreemt from, or Waiving, the Provisions of Part 2 (Supplies, Contractual Svcs & Capital Improvemts) & Part 3 (Prof Svcs Contracts) of Chapt 126 (Procuremt Code), Ord Code to allow Execution of Agreemt without Competitive Bidding &/or Proposal Procedures due to (1) Council Apv of this Agreemt), (2) Contractor's Knowledge & Experience with this Facility & (3) the Requiremt for Contractor or City to Competitively Bid Constrn of New Landfill Facility when the Appropriate Landfill Permits are Obtained & the Permit Requiremts & Specifications are Known. (Germany) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/22/08

 

1. 6/24/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

7/14/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 7/14/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

7/15/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/22/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R,F,TEU (Per CP 9-9-08 rereferred to R, F, TEU)

 

9/2/2008 F Sub/Rerefer 6-0

 

9/3/2008 TEU Sub/Rerefer 4-0

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

4. 2008-744

RESO Requesting & Auth Gen Counsel to Pursue all Legal & Admin Avenues to Prevent a 4-Mile Polluting Pipeline from the Georgia-Pacific Corp Paper Mill to the St Johns River in Putnam County, which will Damage the St Johns River Water Resources or Ecology; Auth Retention of Spec Counsel if Necessary. (Rohan) (C/M Webb)

 

1. 8/26/2008 CO Introduced: R,PHS,TEU,RCD

 

9/2/2008 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 9/2/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

9/3/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 9/3/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/9/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, PHS, TEU, RCD

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

5. 2008-821

ORD Auth 3rd Amend to Redevelopmt Agreemt with JEDC & H.O.P.E. Inc. of Jax, & INOC, LLC, which Agreemt was Auth by Ord 2001-1113-E & which Amend Auth Revised Timeline for Proj Deliverables to allow Completion of I-95/Clark Rd Interchange. (Alderson) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 CO Introduced: TEU (Per CP 9-23-09 added to RCD, F, R)

 

9/16/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/23/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, R, F, RCD

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

6. 2008-839

ORD Amend Chapt 602 (Ethics), Part 1 (In General) & Sec 602.201, to Define the City of Jax to Include its Constitutional Officers & Dependent & Independent Agcys, Commissions & Bds. (Rohan) (C/M Yarborough & Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/14/08

 

1. 9/23/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

10/6/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/14/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

7. 2008-844

ORD Auth Acceptance of Real Propty at McCormick & Mt Pleasant Rds (RE# 160993-9000) from JTA Pursuant to Sec 656.1206(h)(12), Ord Code, in Lieu of Tree Mitigation; Waiving Sec 656.1206(h)(12)(vii) Requiremt for Rezoning to CSV Prior to Acceptance. (Eller) (C/M Yarborough)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/14/08

 

1. 9/23/2008 CO Introduced: R,TEU

 

10/6/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/7/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/14/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, TEU

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

8. 2008-900

ORD Approp $75,000 from Community Planning Div. Professional Srvcs for Study of Manatee Habitat & Usage & Human Usage of St. Johns River, Auth Contract w/Jacksonville University, Invoking Exception of Chapt 126.107(G) to allow City to Direct Contract w/Jacksonville University for Manatee Study, Procuremt Directive Providing Planning & Dev. Dept Oversight. (Sidman) (C/M Bishop)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/28/08

 

1. 10/14/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD, JWW

 

10/20/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/20/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/21/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/28/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

 

Bill Summary

 

AMEND/APPROVE 4-2 (Davis/Hyde)

 

 

 

 

9. 2008-902

RESO Conf Appt of Lisa L. Simon, Replace William A. Leuthold as History Rep to Historic Preservation Comm, Pursuant to Chapt 76, Ord Code, for 1st Full Term to Exp 3/4/11. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/14/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

10/20/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/28/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

10. 2008-905

RESO of Council Support for Local Bill J-1, to Amend Enabling Legislation of JAA as Estab in Chapt 2001-319, Laws of FL as Amended by Chapt 2004-464 & 2005-328, Laws of FL by Amend Sec 7, Rights of Employees to Estab Elected City Council of COJ as Legislative Body for Apv Collective Bargaining Agreemts & Resolving Collective Bargaining Agreemt Impasses as Provided in Secs 447.203(10), 447.309, & 447.403 F.S. & to Limit JAA's Authority to Privatize Certain Positions. (Rohan) (C/M Holt, Johnson, Bishop, Yarborough, Gaffney)

 

1. 10/14/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

10/20/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/28/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

11. 2008-906

RESO of Council Support for Local Bill J-2 to Amend Sec 22.04 (Gen Powers) of Article 22 (Jax Police & Fire Pension Fund Bd of Trustees), City Charter, to Auth said Pension Bd to Increase Investments in Real Estate Assets from 10% to 20%. (Rohan) (Rules)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. 2008-907

RESO of Council Support for Local Bill J-3 to Amend Article 18 (Misc Provisions), City Charter, to Add New Sec 18.12 (Independent Agencies, Financial Disclosure) to Require Boards of Directors or Trustees & Chief Exec Officers & Deputy Chief Exec Officers of DCSB, JPA, JAA, JEA JTA & Police & Fire Pension Fund Board of Trustees to File Statement of Financial Interests & Comply with Sec 112.3145 F.S. (Rohan) (Rules)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

13. 2008-957

ORD Auth Access & Use Agreemt with FDEP for a Portion of City's Yellow Water Creek Trailhead Park for Constrn & Operation of an Environmental Monitoring Station to Develop Statewide Mercury Total Max Daily Load (TMDL) & Emission Reduction Plans for 2-Yr Term & a 1-Yr Option. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/08

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU,RCD,JWW

 

11/3/2008 F Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 6-0; 11/3/2008 R Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 5-0

 

11/4/2008 TEU Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 6-0

 

11/5/2008 RCD Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 5-0

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO PH AMENDED/Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU, RCD, JWW

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6-0

 

 

 

 

 

14. 2008-958

ORD-MC Amend Sec 116.708 (Disposition of Auxiliary Police Officer's Badge, Cap & Svc Sidearm upon Leaving Svc after 20 or more Yrs), Ord Code; Provide for Forfeiture & Return. (Sidman) (C/M Davis)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/08

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R,PHS

 

11/3/2008 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO PH Only

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. 2008-960

RESO of Council's Support for Local Bill J-4 to Amend Article 5 (The Council), Sec 5.07 (Powers), City Charter, to Limit Expenditure of Funds by Independent Agencies in Derogation of City Ordinances. (Rohan) (C/M Bishop & Yarborough)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

16. 2008-964

RESO Conf Appt of Helen C Rowan, Replacing Joseph Louis Barrow, Jr to JEDC for Unexp Term exp 6/30/09. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. 2008-965

RESO Conf Appt of Herschel T Vinyard, Replacing Tony D Nelson to JPA for Unexp Term exp 9/30/09. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18. 2008-976

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 118 (Public Svc Grant Approp), Part 6 (Cultural Svc Grant Prog), Sec 118.610 (City Contract, Review & Oversight) to Allow Advance Qtly Funding & Clarify Reporting Schedule; Auth & Direct 2008-2009 Contract Pursuant to Chapt 118, Part 6, to be in Accordance with this Change; Request Emerg Apv. (Sidman) (C/M Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/08

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: F,R

 

11/3/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

Bill Summary

 

WITHDRAW 6-0

 

 

 

 

 

19. 2008-977

RESO Conf Reappt of Nathaniel Glover, Jr as Member of Jax Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees for 2-Yr Term exp 10/15/10. (Welsh)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

 

 

 

 

20. 2008-978

RESO Conf Reappt of M.G. Orender as Member of Comcast Settlement Community Panel for a 3rd Term of 1/1/09 - 12/31/09. (Welsh) (C/P Fussell)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

11/3/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/10/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

21. 2008-990

ORD Approp $5,000 from Environmental Protection Fund for On-Site Training in Noise Measuremt Procedures for 10 Members of Environmental Quality Div Staff & JSO Personnel; Waiving Conflicting Provisions of Secs 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund) & 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Ord Code. (BT 09-011) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/25/08

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

22. 2008-999

RESO Conf Appt of Maxine L Person as Chief of JSO Budget & Mgmt Div. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

23. 2008-1000

RESO Conf Appt of Carol J Hladki as Dept Director of JSO Police Services. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

24. 2008-1001

RESO Conf Appt of Gregory C Burton as Chief of JSO Support Svcs Div. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

25. 2008-1002

RESO Recognizing & Commemorating Life of Mary Louise Dungey. (Campbell) (C/P Fussell & C/M Davis)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVED 6-0

 

26. 2008-1003

RESO Conf Appt of Isabel Lopez to Jax Human Rights Comm, Replacing Rashad H Shahid, for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/11. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

27. 2008-1004

RESO Conf Appt of Edythe Abdullah as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

28. 2008-1005

RESO Conf Appt of Jeff Chartrand as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st full Term exp 12/31/10. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

29. 2008-1006

RESO Conf Appt of Terrance Freeman as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/11. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

30. 2008-1007

RESO Conf Appt of William Carl "WC" Gentry as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/11. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

31. 2008-1008

RESO Conf Appt of Charles Griggs as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/11. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

32. 2008-1009

RESO Conf Appt of Curtis Hart as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/10. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

33. 2008-1010

RESO Conf Appt of Betty Holzendorf as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

34. 2008-1011

RESO Conf Appt of Paul Perez as Chair of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/10. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

35. 2008-1012

RESO Conf Appt of Susie Wiles as Member of Journey Oversight Comm for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (C/P Fussell & Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

36. 2008-1015

RESO Conf Reappt of Wayne E Johnson, II to the Planning Comm for Planning Dist 1 for a 2nd Full Term exp 10/1/11. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

37. 2008-1016

RESO Conf Reappt of Meredith Hines to the Planning Comm for Planning Dist 4, for a 1st Full Term exp 10/1/11. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

38. 2008-1017

RESO Conf Reappt of W. Marc Hardesty to Planning Comm, for Planning Dist 6, for 2nd Full Term exp 10/1/11. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

39. 2008-1037

ORD Auth Agreemts for a Fla Economic Dev Transp Fund Grant (EDTF) to City of Jax; Approp $127,900 from said EDTF Grant for Constrn of a Cul-de-Sac & Related Roadway Improvemts at Intersec of Regent Blvd with Pilot Corp of America's Headquarters; Cost Overruns Assumed by Company; Amend Ord 2008-555-E (CIP) to Auth Priority 1 Status for said Proj; Waiving var Provisions of Chapt 126, Ord Code (Procuremt); Designate JEDC as contract Monitor. (BT 09-023) (Alderson) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/25/08

 

1. 11/10/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU,RCD

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

Note: Addition items may be added to the agenda at the discretion of the Chair.