†††††††††††††††††††††††† RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

August 04,2008

 

JACK WEBB, 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, August 04,2008.The meeting was called to order at 10:02 A.M. by Committee Chair Jack Webb.The meeting was adjourned at 11:04 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance:††† †††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††Staff Attendance:

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††††††††††† ††††††††† CM Jack Webb, Chair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Shirley Nulf, Legislative Aide

††††††††††† ††††††††† CM Kevin Hyde, Vice Chair†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Heather Norsworthy, Asst. Auditor

†††††††††††††††††††††† CM Daniel Davis†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Steve Rohan, Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††† CM Glorious Johnson††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††Rick Campbell, Research Asst.

†††††††††††††††††††††† CM Warren Jones††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sherry Hall, Administration

††††††††††† ††††††††† CM Art Shad†††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††† CM Clay Yarborough

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Others in Attendance:

 

Philip Peterson, Auditorís Office

Millie Reeves, Central Operations Dept.2008-468

Chad Poppell, Chief of Human Resources2008-468

Wight Greger, Dir. of Housing and Neighborhoods2008-497

Mike Templeton, EPB

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.††† 2008-528†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING GORDON H. TOUCHTON AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, REPLACING JEANNE HOLLER AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 4 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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2.††† 2008-525†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING COUNCIL MEMBER DANIEL DAVIS AS A MEMBER OF THE DUVAL COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, REPLACING COUNCIL MEMBER MIA JONES, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 70, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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3.††† 2008-526†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING BRAD KING AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION, FILLING THE COUNCIL APPOINTED SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY RONALD JACKSON, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM ENDING NOVEMBER 30, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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4.††† 2008-530†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING RUDOLPH M. ALBERT AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, REPLACING GORDON ROBBIE AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 5 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

; 7/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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5.††† 2008-468†† AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A ONE-YEAR RENEWAL OF THE CITY'S EXISTING GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRACT WITH AETNA HEALTH, INC., WITHOUT AN INCREASE IN COSTS TO THE CITY AND WITH ONLY MINIMAL BENEFIT CHANGES; WAIVING PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 116, PART 14, AND CHAPTER 126, PART 3, ORDINANCE CODE, REQUIRING THE ISSUANCE OF A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO THE CONTRACT RENEWAL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 6/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, ( 6 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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6.††† 2008-496†† AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 118 (PUBLIC SERVICE APPROPRIATIONS), PART 6 (CULTURAL SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM), SECTION 118.605(C) (CULTURAL SERVICE GRANT COMMITTEE), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW FOR REAPPOINTMENT TO THE CULTURAL SERVICE GRANT COMMITTEE FOR ONE ADDITIONAL CONSECUTIVE THREE (3) YEAR TERM; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 6/16/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, ( 6 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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7.††† 2008-497†† AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY ("JHFA"); AUTHORITY; FINDINGS; AMENDING THE HOUSING TAX CREDIT MULTI-FAMILY RENTAL PROJECT REVOLVING FUND ESTABLISHED BY ORDINANCE 2002-174-E, WHICH ESTABLISHED A POLICY, THRESHOLD REQUIREMENTS, SELECTION CRITERIA, AND LOAN TERMS, IN ORDER TO: (1) RENAME THE FUND TO "LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT REVOLVING FUND", (2) AMEND THE LOAN TERMS, AND (3) EXPAND THE FUND'S AVAILABILITY TO ALL FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION RENTAL PROGRAMS THAT REQUIRE EVIDENCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT; PROVIDING AN AGGREGATE MAXIMUM LOAN AMOUNT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND; AMENDING ALSO THE JHFA'S LOAN TRUST FUND TERMS CREATED BY EXHIBIT 7 OF ORDINANCE 2005-197-E AND REPLACING WITH THE SAME POLICY (INCLUSIVE OF PROJECT THRESHOLD CRITERIA, PROJECT SELECTION CRITERIA, AND LOAN TERMS) AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT REVOLVING FUND; DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

; 6/16/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: June 17, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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8.††† 2008-531†† A RESOLUTION URGING THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REMOVE EXISTING RESTRICTIONS AND ENCOURAGE NEW DOMESTIC EXPLORATION FOR AND PRODUCTION OF OIL IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE MANNER TO MEET AMERICA'S ENERGY NEEDS; URGING OTHER FLORIDA CITIES AND COUNTIES TO ADOPT SIMILAR RESOLUTIONS PETITIONING THE CONGRESS TO ACT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: July 15, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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9.††† 2008-537†† AN ORDINANCE IN CONFORMANCE WITH SECTION 108.505, ORDINANCE CODE, AND RESOLUTION 2008-181-A; APPROVING THE EMPLOYMENT OF SPECIAL COUNSEL TO THE CITY'S CLAIMS AGAINST SEMINOLE COUNTY AND THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT REGARDING THE REMOVAL OF WATER FROM THE ST. JOHNS RIVER; PROVIDING FOR RATES, MAXIMUM EXPENDITURES, AND FOR CARRYOVER TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; APPROPRIATING $400,000 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST FUND ESTABLISHED IN SECTION 111.755, ORDINANCE CODE; WAIVING SECTION 111.755 TO ALLOW FOR THE USE OF THE FUNDS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST FUND FOR THE PROSECUTION OF THE CITY'S CLAIMS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: July 15, 2008

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND andAPPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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10.††† 2008-568†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL MEMBER RAY HOLT AS A MEMBER AND COUNCIL MEMBER JOHNNY GAFFNEY AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER, OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE JACKSONVILLE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, REPRESENTING THE CITY COUNCIL, BOTH FOR A TERM ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and Read Second & Rerefer.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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11.††† 2008-601†† A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL OF THE ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS, INC., FLORIDA FIRST COAST CHAPTER, UPON THE OCCASION OF WINNING A STEVIE AWARD AS THE WOMEN'S BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR FOR 2007; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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12.††† 2008-631†† A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ROBERT P. (BOB) WINTER, JR., CODE COMPLIANCE SUPERVISOR FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Davis, Hyde, Johnson, Jones, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 7 )

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2ND READINGS

 

 

13.††† 2008-569†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL MEMBER DON REDMAN AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF DOWNTOWN VISION, INC., FOR A TERM CONCURRENT WITH THE TERM OF THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT FOR THE 2008-2009 COUNCIL YEAR; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14.††† 2008-570†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL MEMBER KEVIN HYDE AS A MEMBER OF THE PROSPERITY SCHOLARSHIP FUND GOVERNING COUNCIL, FOR A TERM CONCURRENT WITH THE TERM OF THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT FOR THE 2008-2009 COUNCIL YEAR; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15.††† 2008-571 ††A RESOLUTION APPOINTING COUNCIL MEMBER WILLIAM BISHOP AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER OF THE FIRST COAST METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO), PURSUANT TO THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE MPO AND SECTION 339.175, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR A TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16.††† 2008-578†† AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY (R.E.# 013500-0000) LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 103RD STREET AND OLD MIDDLEBURG ROAD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 12, TO BE SURPLUS TO THE NEEDS OF THE CITY; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.422(C)(SALE OF PROPERTY THROUGH REAL ESTATE DIVISION; INVESTIGATION OF NEED; COUNCIL ACTION) OF CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE MARKETING AND DISPOSITION OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL BY AUCTION, DIRECT SALE OR LISTING WITH A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.429 (USE OF PROCEEDS FROM SURPLUS LAND SALES) OF CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE NET PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE SUBJECT PARCEL TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE 5-YEAR ROAD PROJECTS ACCOUNT# PWGM141FYRP-06102-PW0014-01; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17.††† 2008-583†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JUAN DIAZ TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO SECTION 118.202, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM EXPIRING MARCH 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18.††† 2008-584†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF LEONARD "LENNY" B. CURRY TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, ORDINANCE CODE, REPLACING SANTO VILLAFANA FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE NOVEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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19.††† 2008-585†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING PAUL PARSONS AS A MEMBER OF THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA REGIONAL COUNCIL, FILLING THE SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY ARTHUR GRAHAM AS THE INDEPENDENT MUNICIPALITY REPRESENTATIVE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AUTHORIZED VIA RESOLUTION 2003-750-A; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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20.††† 2008-593†† AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 54 (JACKSONVILLE LANDSCAPE COMMISSION), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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21.††† 2008-595†† AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A LAND TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY") AND BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC, AND TO EXECUTE ALL DEEDS AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS, AND OTHERWISE TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO EFFECTUATE LAND TRADE AGREEMENT PROJECT 2006-185, AN EXCHANGE OF TWO PARCELS OF REAL PROPERTY IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3, SUCH REAL PROPERTY BEING R.E.# 167065-5000, THE CURRENT SITE OF FIRE STATION #50, A .92 ACRE SITE WITH A TWO BAY FIRE STATION OWNED BY THE CITY AND LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF TAMAYA BOULEVARD AND BEACH BOULEVARD, AND A PART OF R.E. # 165285-0000, A 1.78 ACRE SITE OWNED BY BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC AND LOCATED ON TAMAYA BOULEVARD NORTH OF ITS INTERSECTION WITH BEACH BOULEVARD, UPON WHICH WILL BE LOCATED NEW FIRE STATION #50, A LARGER FOUR BAY FIRE STATION BUILT BY BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC, AT NO COST TO THE CITY, TO PROVIDE BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC AN ENTRANCE INTO ITS NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN RETURN FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW AND LARGER REPLACEMENT FIRE STATION WHICH WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL NEEDED EMERGENCY SERVICES;WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.422 (SALE OF PROPERTY THROUGH REAL ESTATE DIVISION; INVESTIGATION OF NEED; COUNCIL ACTION) OF CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE LAND EXCHANGE; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.424 (APPRAISAL/ASSESSED VALUE OVER $25,000) CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW CONVEYANCE OF SAID PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY TO BEACH BOULEVARD VENTURE, LLC; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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22.††† 2008-596†† A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING DR. BARBARA ANN DARBY AS A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., AS A "CONSUMER", PURSUANT TO SECTION 408.033, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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23.††† 2008-597†† A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING JOHN F. GAILLARD AS A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., AS A "CONSUMER", FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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24.††† 2008-598†† A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING DR. GEORGE F. ARMSTRONG, JR. AS A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., AS A "PROVIDER", PURSUANT TO SECTION 408.033, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25.††† 2008-599†† A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING VINCENT L. JOHNSON AS A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., AS A "PROVIDER", PURSUANT TO SECTION 408.033, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26.††† 2008-600†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING DR. JOHN M. MONTGOMERY AS A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., FILLING THE "PURCHASER" SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY EVERETT DEVANEY, PURSUANT TO SECTION 408.033, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, FOLLOWED BY A FIRST FULL TWO-YEAR TERM EXPIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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