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COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

 

Monday, November 3, 2008

Tape No.________________________

10:00 a.m.

 

Council Chambers, 1st Floor, City Hall

Dana Farris

Chief of Legislative Services

 

 

 

 

Jack Webb, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Shirley Nulf

Kevin Hyde, Vice Chair, arrived 10:01 a.m.

Attorney: Peggy Sidman

Daniel Davis

Asst. Council Auditor: Heather Norsworthy

Glorious Johnson

Research Asst.: Rick Campbell

Warren Jones, excused

Administration: Sherry Hall

Art Shad, excused 11:10 a.m.

 

Clay Yarborough

 

 

 

Meeting Convened: 10:00 a.m. Meeting Adjourned: 11:50 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:

 

James Richardson, Neighborhoods Division- 2008-821

Carlton Jones, 2008-821

John Clark, JAA 2008-839

Jody McDaniel, Planning Department 2008-900

Allison Defoor 2008-911

Kevin Gay 2008-911

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: The next regular meeting will be held Monday, November 17, 2008

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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. 2008-659

RESO Conf Reappt of Norman C Reimer, JEA Rep to Civil Svc Bd for 2nd Term exp 6/30/11. (Rohan) (JEA)

 

1. 8/12/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

8/18/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/26/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

9/2/2008 R Approve 4-0

 

3. 9/9/2008 CO Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

 

5. 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

 

 

 

 

6. 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

 

 

 

 

7. 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. 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

 

 

 

 

9. 2008-847

RESO Appt Henry W Cook as Member of Bd of Trustees, Jax Retiremt Syst, Replacing Henry Freeman as a Citizen Trustee for a 3-Yr Term. (Welsh) (C/P Fussell)

 

1. 10/14/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

10/20/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6-0

 

 

 

10. 2008-851

ORD re Continuation Grant; Auth 3rd Amend to 2006-2007 Duval Soil & Water Misc Approp Contract to 9/30/09, which allows Funds Carryover to FY 2008-2009; Waive Sec 118.301(a)(5), Ord Code, re Approp Process & Timeliness of Funds Use; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

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

 

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 Fact Sheet

 

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6-0

 

 

 

11. 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

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. 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

 

DEFER

 

 

13. 2008-903

RESO Conf Appt of Richard J. Moore, Replace Alfred B. Pittman, 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 6-0

 

 

14. 2008-904

RESO Conf Appt of David B. Case, Replace Ricardo E. Quinones, as Architect 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 6-0

 

 

15. 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)

 

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

 

 

 

 

16. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

17. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

18. 2008-911

ORD re Favorable Consideration in Employment for Ex-Offenders, Creating New Pt 6 (Ex-Offender Consideration & Opportunity) to Chapt 116 (Employees & Employee Benefits), Ord Code, to Provide Favorable Consideration in Employment for Certain Ex-Offenders, Requiring Estabmt of rules by Human Resources Div., Exempting Favorable Consideration from Prohibitions set Forth in Sec 400.215 (B), Ord Code, Amend Pt 1 (General Regulations) of Chapt 126 (Procurement Code) by Creating New Sec 126.111 (Ex-Offender Re-Entry Requiremts to Require Certain City Contractors to Agree to Identify Potential Job Opportunities that May be Available for Ex-Offenders & to Report to & Cooperate with City re Ex-Offender Re-entry Opportunities. (Rohan) (C/M Hyde & M. Jones)

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

SUBSTITUTE/APPROVE 5-0

 

 

19. 2008-914

RESO Expressing City's Support for Riverside Artists' Market on Propty Located Under Fuller Warren Bridge on N. Bank in Riverside Area, Jax, Encouraging FDOT, FL Dept of Environmental Protection & COJ to Embrace a Collaborative Effort to Bring the Market to Citizens of Jax. (Sidman) (C/M Corrigan)

 

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

 

 

20. 2008-916

ORD Approp $25,000 from ETR Bonds, Series 2004 (Autumn Bonds) from Council Dist. 8 Excise Tax Rev Bond Acct to Provide Funding to First Tee of Jax, Inc. to Contribute Towards Constrn of Learning Center, Finding Municipal Purpose, Waiving Requiremts of Autumn Bond, Ord 2004-998-E, as Amend by 2005-1044-E & Sec 106.315, Ord Code that Bond Funds be Used on City Propty & be Open to Public, Auth Execution of 1st Amend to Grant Fund Agreemt with First Tee & 1st Amend to Lease, Sublease & Constrn Agreemt with DCSB & First Tee of Jax, Inc., Providing for Reverter / Default Provisions, Appt Dept of Public Works to Oversee Proj. (Dist 8-Lee) (Sidman) (C/M Lee)

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

 

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

 

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 5-0

 

 

21. 2008-917

RESO Conf Appt of Angella Schifenella, Replace Franklin Reinstine Jr., as Architect Rep to Historic Preservation Comm Pursuant to Chapt 76, Ord Code, for Unexp Term to Exp 3/4/09 & for 1st Full Term to Exp 3/4/12, Immediately thereafter. (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 6-0

 

 

22. 2008-920

ORD Approp $153,011.17 from Trail Ridge Mitigation Funds ($12,741.30 for Design Professional Engineering Fees, Public Works Internal Charges, & $140,269.87 HDR Engineering, Inc. Proj & Design Fees) for Maxville Park Expansion Phase I, Amend Ord 2008-555-E (CIP) for "Maxville Park Expansion - Phase I" Proj, Providing for Procurement Directive; Designate Rec & Community Svcs Dept to Oversee Proj Funding. (Sidman) (C/M Holt)

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

 

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

 

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 5-0

 

 

23. 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; Request Emerg Apv. (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

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

AMEND/READ 2ND & REREFER 5-0

 

 

24. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

25. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

26. 2008-961

RESO Commending & Acknowledging Efforts of Jax Hospital Community to become Smoke-Free in Celebration of the National "Great American Smoke-Out;" Encouraging City to Consider Implementing Smoke-Free Policies & Practices. (Rohan) (C/M Hyde & Yarborough)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

 

 

27. 2008-962

RESO Honoring & Commending Nilda Alejandro for Organizing & Promoting Interests of Jax Hispanic Community. (Clements) (C/M Johnson & Yarborough)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

 

28. 2008-963

RESO Recognizing & Commemorating Life of Jax Sheriff's Officer Christopher M Kane. (Campbell) (C/M Yarborough)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

 

29. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

30. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

31. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

32. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

33. 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

34. 2008-979

RESO Honoring the Alderman Park Civic Assn on its 50th Anniversary. (Clements) (C/M Yarborough)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

35. 2008-980

RESO Declaring January 13, 2009 to be "Homeschooling Day" in Jacksonville. (Holt) (C/M Holt, Johnson & Yarborough)

 

1. 10/28/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

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