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COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

 

Monday, June 2, 2008

Tape No.________________________

10:00 a.m.

 

Council Chambers 1st Floor, City Hall

Dana Farris

Chief of Legislative Services

 

 

 

 

Warren Jones, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Shirley Nulf

Ronnie Fussell, Vice Chair

Asst. Council Auditor: Phillip Peterson

Michael Corrigan

Attorney: Steve Rohan

E. Denise Lee, arrived 10:21 a.m. left 11:31 a.m.

Research Asst.: Rick Campbell

Jack Webb

Administration: Sherry Hall

Clay Yarborough, excused

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Convened:10:03 a.m. Meeting Adjourned: 11:32 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:

 

Bob Williams, Real Estate Division 2008-372

Wight Gregor, Housing & Neighborhoods 2008-372

Alberta Hipps 2008-384

Louise DeSpain 2008-384

Ken Pinnix, Community Development Dept. 2008-430

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: The next regular meeting will be held Monday, June 16, 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. 2008-329

ORD Amend Sec 15.103 (Notice of Council Public Meetings; Posting & Timing), Ord Code to Codify Calendaring Practice by Providing for Director/Council Secretary to Develop Policies & Procedures for Calendaring Sunshine Meeting Notices & Sec 15.108 (Annual Continuing Education & Training on Sunshine Law Requiremts), to Provide for Required Training for Executive Council Assistants. (Sidman) (C/P Davis)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/13/08

 

1. 4/22/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

5/5/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/13/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

5/19/2008 R Approve 4-0

 

3. 5/27/2008 CO REREFERRED; R

 

Bill Summary

 

AMEND/APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

4. 2008-340

ORD Amend Chapt 120 (Gen Employees & Corrections Officers Pension Plans), Part 3 (Corrections Officers Retiremt Plan), Sec 120.304(f) (Credited Svc; Time Connections; Prior Svc) to Include Fla Dept of Corrections (Certified Officers Only) as an Addnl Govt Agcy for Time Svc Connections within the Corrections Officers Retiremt Plan. (Germany) (C/M Webb)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/13/08

 

1. 4/22/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

5/5/2008 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/5/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/5/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/13/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R,F,PHS

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. 2008-357

RESO Reappt Henry W. Cook as Member of Jacksonville - Duval County Council on Elder Affairs, as Council Dist 3 Rep, Pursuant to Chapt 82, Ord Code, for 2nd Term Exp 6/30/2010. (Welsh) (C/M Clark)

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

6. 2008-367

RESO Appt Ronald L. Mallett as Member of Public Service Grant Council, Pursuant to Sec 118.202, Ord code for 1st Term End 3/31/11.

(Rohan) (C/P Davis)

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

7. 2008-368

RESO Appt Gwendolyn C. Yates as Member of Public Service Grant Council, Pursuant to Sec 118.202, Ord Code, for 1st Term End 3/31/11. (Rohan) (C/P Davis)

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. 2008-369

ORD Amend Sec 120.102 (General Employees & Corrections Officers Pension Plans), to add New Member to Board of Trustees for COJ Retirement System; to Redefine Selection Process for Citizen Trustees; to Increase Number of Members for Corrections Officers' Plan Advisory Committee; to Define Selection of Chairperson of Board of Trustees. (Germany) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/27/08

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R,F

 

5/19/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

 

 

9. 2008-372

ORD Declaring Surplus & Auth Conveyance to Operation New Hope Inc. for Constrn of Affordable Housing; Waiving Sec 122.424 (Appraisal/Assessed Value Over $25,000), Ord Code. (Dist 7-Gaffney) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/27/08

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

5/19/2008 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/19/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, PHS

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

DEFER

 

 

 

10. 2008-374

ORD Declaring Surplus & Auth Conveyance to Northwest Jax Community Development Corp at no cost, for Constrn of Commercial Dev & Community Svcs Facilities Waiving Sec 122.423 (Appraisal at or Below $25,00), Ord Code.

(Dist 8-Lee) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/27/08

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD

 

5/19/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

5/20/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

DEFER

 

 

 

11. 2008-384

RESO Expressing COJ's Support for Appl by Springfield Preservation & Revitalization Council, Inc. (SPAR) to Participate in FL Community Contribution Tax Credit Prog for Revitalizing & Strengthening Commercial Corridor, Residential Safety & Maintenance Initiative, & Hogan Creek Parks Rehab Initiate; Providing Compliance with Comp Plan. (Sidman) (Gaffney)

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R,RCD

 

5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

5/20/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

12. 2008-421

RESO Reappt William T. Spinner as Member of Industrial Technical Advisory Committee, Pursuant to Chapt 30, Pt 7, Ord Code, as Residential Propty Owner for 1st Full Term End 6/30/10. (Welsh) (C/P Davis)

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

5/19/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

13. 2008-430

RESO Designating the Former Jax Raceway Site on Pecan Park Rd as a Brownfield Area for Environmental Rehab & Economic Dev; Request Emerg Apv. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapts 166.041(3)(c)(2) & 376.80 F.S. -

 

1.       5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R,RCD,TEU

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

 

 

14. 2008-431

RESO Appt Jack Meeks as Member of Enterprise Zone Dev Agcy Bd, Replacing Ju'Coby Pittman-Peele as a Zone Area Resident Rep for a 1st Term exp 12/31/11. (Welsh) (C/P Davis)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

15. 2008-432

RESO Appt George K Davenport as Member of Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs, Replacing Jacqueline Rutledge as Council Dist 2 Rep for 1st Term of 7/1/08 - 6/30/10. (Welsh) (C/M Bishop)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

16. 2008-433

RESO Appt Almethia Nixon Davis as Member of Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs, Replacing Benjamin Walker as Council Dist 12 Rep for 1st Term of 7/1/08 - 6/30/10. (Welsh) (C/P Davis)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

17. 2008-434

RESO Appt Viola M Shafer as Member of Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs, Replacing Joyce Roland as Council Dist 1 Rep for 1st Term of 7/1/08 - 6/30/10. (Welsh) (C/M Yarborough)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

18. 2008-468

ORD Auth a 1-Yr Renewal of City's Group Health Insurance Contract with Aetna Health, Inc; Waiving Provisions of Chapt 116, Pt 14 & Chapt 126, Pt 3, Ord Code, Requiring Issuance of a RFP. (Germany) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/10/08

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

19. 2008-470

ORD Amend Ethics Code, Sec 602.703 (Gift Reports), Ord Code, to Clarify Persons Obligated to Report Gifts & Manner of such Reporting; Amend Secs 602.801 (Registration of Lobbyists; Registration Statements) & 602.804 (Penalties) to Clarify Lobbying Registration Requiremts & to Increase the Penalties for Violations of Pt 8 from Class A Offenses to Class D Offenses. (Phillips) (C/M Clark)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/10/08

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

20. 2008-475

RESO Honoring & Congratulating the Bishop Kenny H.S. Baseball Team on Winning the State Class 4A Baseball Championship. (Clements) (C/M W. Jones)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

21. 2008-476

RESO Honoring & Congratulating Martha Leverock, Pres & CEO of the Greater Jax Agricultural Fair on her Election to the Fla Federation of Fairs Hall of Fame. (Clements) (C/P Davis & W. Jones)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

22. 2008-477

RESO Conf Appt of Alberta Louise Hipps to the Public Svc Grant Council as Chairperson for a 1st Full Term exp 3/31/11. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

23. 2008-478

RESO Conf Appt of Ronald C Jackson to the Jax Housing Comm & to the Jax Housing Finance Auth, both Appts Replacing Terry Moore for an Unexpired Term exp 11/30/10. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

 

24. 2008-480

RESO Urging all JEA Electric Customers to Learn & Implement Energy Conservation Measures to Lessen the Impact of Rate Increases; Urging City Govt to Study & Implement Addnl Energy Conservation Measures in Public Bldgs & Facilities. (Clements) (C/M Hyde)

 

1. 5/27/2008 CO Introduced: R

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

 

 

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