RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

March 31,2008

 

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, March 31,2008. The meeting was called to order at 10:03 A.M. by Committee Chair Warren Jones. The meeting was adjourned at 10:22 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM W. Jones, Chair Shirley Nulf, Legislative Aide

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

CM Corrigan Steve Rohan, Attorney

CM Lee Rick Campbell, Research Asst.

CM Webb Excused Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Yarborough

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 


 

1. 2008-191 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING JAQUITA S. ANDERSTROM AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 11 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: March 31, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Lee, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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2. 2008-192 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 30.204 (FUNCTIONS), PART 2 (PLANNING COMMISSION), CHAPTER 30 (PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT), ORDINANCE CODE, CONCERNING DUTIES OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 656.109 (ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT; INTERPRETATION OF ZONING CODE; ADMINISTRATIVE DEVIATIONS) SUBPART B (ADMINISTRATION), PART 1 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), CHAPTER 656 (ZONING CODE), ORDINANCE CODE REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE DEVIATION PROCESS AND CRITERIA; AMENDING SECTION 656.125 (LIMITATIONS ON REZONING OF LAND), SUBPART C (PROCEDURES FOR REZONING AND AMENDMENTS TO THE ZONING CODE), PART 1 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), CHAPTER 656 (ZONING CODE), ORDINANCE CODE REGARDING REZONING CRITERIA WITHIN THE RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE ZONING OVERLAY; AMENDING SUBPART D (ZONING EXCEPTIONS, VARIANCES AND WAIVERS, AMENDMENTS TO FINAL ORDER, APPEALS OF WRITTEN INTERPRETATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR AND APPEALS OF FINAL ORDERS OF THE COMMISSION ADMINISTRATION), PART 1 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), CHAPTER 656 (ZONING CODE), ORDINANCE CODE MODIFYING THE ADMINISTRATIVE DEVIATION APPEAL PROCEDURE; ESTABLISHING SUBPART O (RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE ZONING OVERLAY), Part 3 (SCHEDULE OF DISTRICT REGULATIONS), CHAPTER 656 (ZONING CODE), ORDINANCE CODE CREATING THE RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE ZONING OVERLAY; AMENDING SECTION 656.1601 (DEFINITIONS), PART 16 (DEFINITIONS), CHAPTER 656 (ZONING CODE) TO MODIFY SEVERAL DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: March 31, 2008

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and REREFER to LUZ ONLY.

 

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

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3. 2008-198 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING EDWARD J. FLEMING, JR. AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE WATERWAYS COMMISSION, REPLACING JOHN LOWE AS A GENERAL PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 95, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING MARCH 10, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: March 31, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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4. 2008-206 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING A VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL, GROUP 2 AT LARGE; DECLARING THE VACANCY; PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 9.03 AND 15.02 OF THE CHARTER, AND SECTION 350.103 ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING THAT PURSUANT TO COURT ORDER, THE CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE ARE ROBERT J. HARMS AND THERESA GRAHAM; PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY AUGUST 26, 2008, IN CONJUNCTION WITH COUNTYWIDE ELECTIONS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED ON THAT DAY; PROVIDING A CONTINGENCY PLAN FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION, IF NECESSARY, IN THE EVENT THAT OTHER CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT OFFICALS RESIGN TO RUN FOR ANOTHER ELECTED OFFICE AND THEIR OFFICES BECOME VACANT, WITH QUALIFYING FOR THOSE NEW VACANCIES SET FOR NOON ON MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2008, THROUGH NOON ON FRIDAY JUNE 20, 2008, AND WITH A FIRST ELECTION FOR THE CONTINGENCY ELECTIONS TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY AUGUST 26, 2008, AND A GENERAL ELECTION, IF NECESSARY ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2008; PROVIDING ALL ELECTED OFFICERS TO ASSUME OFFICE UPON CERTIFICATION OF THEIR ELECTION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 3/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: March 31, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Lee, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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5. 2008-221 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING ALL VICTIMS, VICTIM ADVOCATES AND VICTIM-SERVING AGENCIES IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; DECLARING THE WEEK OF APRIL 14 - 18, 2008 AS JACKSONVILLE CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Lee, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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6. 2008-257 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING ALMON GUNTER FOR HIS WORK AND NOTEWORTHY ACHIEVEMENTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Lee, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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7. 2008-220 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING COUNCIL MEMBER ART GRAHAM AS A MEMBER OF THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA REGIONAL COUNCIL, REPLACING COUNCIL MEMBER RICHARD CLARK AS A COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 186, PART 5, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR A TERM EXPIRING AUGUST 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and REREFER.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jones, Lee, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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8. 2008-218 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING J. PATRICK PLUMLEE AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE ETHICS COMMISSION, REPLACING RENEE NAUGHTON, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 602, PART 9, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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9. 2008-219 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL MEMBER JOHNNY GAFFNEY AS AN ALTERNATE MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE JACKSONVILLE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, REPRESENTING THE CITY COUNCIL, FOR A TERM ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2008-256 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE'S SUPPORT FOR THE GRAND PARK/ NEW TOWN NEIGHBORHOOD JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S ZONE AND ESTABLISHING ITS BOUNDARIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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