May 5, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street



Attendance:  Committee Chair Warren Jones; Phillip Peterson and Kirk Sherman, Office of Council Auditor; Peggy Sidman and Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; Shirley Nulf, Rachel Welsh, and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council; Lisa Rinaman and Sherry Hall, Office of the Mayor


The Committee Chair, Warren Jones, called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m.  He proceeded with a review of the marked agenda containing the suggested committee actions.


The Chair commented that JTA is still working with interested parties, and that 2005-718 would be deferred.


Withdrawal of 2008-84 was requested by the Administration.


Concerning 2008-259, it was noted that Mr. Reingold would be present at the committee meeting.


Mr. Sherman indicated that 2008-302 may now be moot, due to the date of closing for the Florida Legislative Session.  Ms. Rinaman will obtain information for the committee.


Withdrawal of 2008-336 was also requested by the Administration.


The Chair asked that someone be available to address the committee concerning recent problems at the City’s Call Center.  Ms. Hall cited the large volume of calls and the length of calls as a result of the bills for solid waste and stormwater fees being mailed.  She indicated that additional staff has been provided, but the system had not been able to handle the initial demand.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:38 a.m.


Rick Campbell, Research Assistant