RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

June 02,2008

 

WARREN JONES, 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, June 02,2008. The meeting was called to order at 10:03 A.M. by Committee Chair Warren Jones. The meeting was adjourned at 11:32 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Warren Jones, Chair Shirley Nulf, Legislative Aide

CM Ronnie Fussell, Vice Chair Phillip Peterson, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Michael Corrigan Steve Rohan, Attorney

CM E. Denise Lee Arrived 10:21 Left 11:31 Rick Campbell, Research Asst.

CM Jack Webb Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Clay Yarborough - Excused

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

Bob Williams, Real Estate 2008-372

Wight Gregor, Housing & Neighborhoods 2008-372

Alberta Hipps 2008-384

Louise DeSpain 2008-384

Ken Pinnex, Community Development Dept 2008-430

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2008-329 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING CHAPTER 15 (JACKSONVILLE SUNSHINE LAW COMPLIANCE ACT), ORDINANCE CODE; AMENDING SECTION 15.103 (NOTICE OF COUNCIL PUBLIC MEETINGS; POSTING AND TIMING), ORDINANCE CODE, TO CODIFY THE CITY COUNCIL CALENDARING PRACTICE BY PROVIDING FOR THE DIRECTOR/COUNCIL SECRETARY TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT STANDARDIZED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR CALENDARING SUNSHINE MEETING NOTICES AND SECTION 15.108 (ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON SUNSHINE LAW REQUIREMENTS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR REQUIRED TRAINING FOR EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ASSISTANTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/5/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/19/2008 - Approve 4-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Webb, ( 4 )

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2. 2008-357 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING HENRY W. COOK AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 3 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Webb, ( 4 )

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3. 2008-367 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING RONALD L. MALLETT AS A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO SECTION 118.202, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM ENDING MARCH 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Webb, ( 4 )

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4. 2008-368 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING GWENDOLYN C. YATES AS A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO SECTION 118.202, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM ENDING MARCH 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Webb, ( 4 )

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5. 2008-384 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CITY'S SUPPORT FOR THE APPLICATION BY SPRINGFIELD PRESERVATION AND REVITALIZATION COUNCIL, INC. (SPAR) TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FLORIDA COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION TAX CREDIT PROGRAM FOR PURPOSES OF REVITALIZING AND STRENGTHENING THE COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR, THE RESIDENTIAL SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE INITIATIVE, AND THE HOGAN CREEK PARKS REHABILITATION INITIATE; PROVIDING FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: May 20, 2008

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Fussell, Jones, Lee, Webb, ( 4 )

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6. 2008-421 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING WILLIAM T. SPINNER AS A MEMBER OF THE INDUSTRIAL TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 30, PART 7, ORDINANCE CODE, AS A RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY OWNER, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Fussell, Jones, Lee, Webb, ( 4 )

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7. 2008-475 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND CONGRATULATING THE BISHOP KENNY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE STATE CLASS 4A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Webb, ( 4 )

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8. 2008-476 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND CONGRATULATING MARTHA LEVEROCK, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE GREATER JACKSONVILLE AGRICULTURAL FAIR, ON HER ELECTION TO THE FLORIDA FEDERATION OF FAIRS HALL OF FAME; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Webb, ( 4 )

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2ND READINGS

 

 

9. 2008-430 A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE FORMER JACKSONVILLE RACEWAY SITE (RE PARCEL ## 108136 0000 AND 108126 0000), LOCATED ON PECAN PARK ROAD, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32218, AS A BROWNFIELD AREA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2008-431 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING JACK MEEKS AS A MEMBER OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 501, ORDINANCE CODE, REPLACING JU'COBY PITTMAN-PEELE AS A ZONE AREA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2008-432 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING GEORGE K. DAVENPORT AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, REPLACING JACQUELINE RUTLEDGE AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 2 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 2008-433 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING ALMETHIA NIXON DAVIS AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, REPLACING BENJAMIN WALKER AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 12 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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13. 2008-434 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING VIOLA M. SHAFER AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, REPLACING JOYCE ROLAND AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2008 AND EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 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

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15. 2008-470 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE CITY'S ETHICS CODE, CHAPTER 602, ORDINANCE CODE, AMENDING PART 7 (GIFTS AND HONORIA), SECTION 602.703 (GIFT REPORTS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO CLARIFY THE PERSONS OBLIGATED TO REPORT GIFTS AND THE MANNER OF SUCH REPORTING; AMENDING PART 8 (LOBBYING), SECTIONS 602.801 (REGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS; REGISTRATION STATEMENTS) AND 602.804 (PENALTIES), ORDINANCE CODE, TO CLARIFY LOBBYING REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF PART 8 FROM CLASS A OFFENSES TO CLASS D OFFENSES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16. 2008-477 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF ALBERTA LOUISE HIPPS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL AS CHAIRPERSON, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 118.202, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE MARCH 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17. 2008-478 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF RONALD C. JACKSON TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION, REPLACING TERRY MOORE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE NOVEMBER 30, 2010; CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF RONALD C. JACKSON TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, REPLACING TERRY MOORE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE NOVEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18. 2008-480 A RESOLUTION URGING ALL JEA ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS TO LEARN ABOUT AND IMPLEMENT ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES TO HELP LESSEN THE IMPACT OF THE JEA RATE INCREASES; URGING THE CITY GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE STUDYING AND IMPLEMENTING ADDITIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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