September 2, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street



Attendance:  Committee Chair Jack Webb; Committee Member Clay Yarborough; Heather Norsworthy, Phillip Peterson, Kyle Billy, and Robert Campbell, Office of Council Auditor; Peggy Sidman and Cindy Laquidara, Office of General Counsel; Shirley Nulf, Rachel Welsh, and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council; Lisa Rinaman, Office of the Mayor


The Committee Chair, Jack Webb, called the meeting to order at 9:31 a.m.  He asked Ms. Norsworthy to take everyone through the marked agenda containing the suggested committee actions.


Changes, additions, and comments concerning the agenda as marked included:

08-538 The Chair inquired as to a proposed substitute, and was advised that the substitute was not             finalized; the item is to be deferred

08-555 A request to defer was discussed, with Ms. Sidman advising that, as the budget must be     laid on the table at the next Council meeting, Rules could consider the bill today, hold a           special meeting, or have the bill discharged from Rules at the Council meeting; the Chair         stated that the Ordinance Code waivers in the bill would be considered today

08-660 An amendment is to be proposed to clarify that Ms. Barrett will be a representative of the Cultural Council

08-689  As the appointee cannot be present, the item will be deferred; the Chair indicated that the             appointee would not be able to be at a committee meeting for several weeks, and Ms.             Sidman explained the relative requirements pursuant to Council Rules

08-694  An amendment is to be proposed revising the term expiration date

08-696 In response to a question concerning the Ordinance Code waiver, it was stated that           Mr. Mickey Miller will be available at the committee meeting to answer questions

08-741 The Chair stated his desire to be included as a sponsor


In response to inquiry by the Chair, it was determined that Ms. Laquidara’s item of interest, 08-682, is not on the agenda for the Rules Committee.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:41 a.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant



Posted 09.03.08

10:00 a.m.