RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

February 04,2008

 

JAY JABOUR, 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, February 04,2008. The meeting was called to order at 10:00 A.M. by Committee Chair Jay Jabour and adjourned at 11:11 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Jabour, Chair Shirley Nulf, Legislative Aide

CM W. Jones, Vice Chair - Excused Phillip Peterson, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Corrigan Steve Rohan, Attorney

CM Fussell Rick Campbell, Research Asst.

CM Lee Arrived 10:30 a.m.

CM Webb

CM Yarborough

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

Sherry Hall, Administration

Tracey Arpen, General Counsel

Wight Greger, Director, Housing & Neighborhoods (2007-1324)

Joanie Foster (2007-1324)

Cindy Laquidara, General Counel (2008-71)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2007-1338 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF HERSCHEL T. VINYARD, JR., REPLACING CHARLES C. APPLEBY, TO THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 24, JACKSONVILLE CHARTER, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/2/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: February 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Webb, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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2. 2007-1025 A RESOLUTION STATING THE COUNCIL'S SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BILL J-2, TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE DUVAL COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, WHICH WOULD AMEND ARTICLE 12 OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, AS ESTABLISHED IN CHAPTER 92-341, LAWS OF FLORIDA, AS AMENDED RELATING TO THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS; AMENDING SECTION 12.06 OF THE CHARTER TO REMOVE THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURT'S FUNCTIONS, AS THE RECORDER AND CUSTODIAN OF OFFICIAL RECORDS, AS A PERFORMER OF OTHER COUNTY FUNCTIONS, AND AS THE COLLECTOR AND CUSTODIAN OF COUNTY FUNDS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH; AUTHORIZING THE CITY COUNCIL TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF SAID FUNCTIONS TO CITY DEPARTMENTS AND DIVISIONS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/1/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 1/2/2008 - Withdraw 5-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: February 04, 2008

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Webb, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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3. 2008-71 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF LISTED EQUIPMENT FOR PRINTING AND WAIVING PROVISIONS FOR COMPETITIVE PROCUREMENT UNDER CHAPTER 126 TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY; APPROVING THE PAYMENT OF $2,200,000 AS PAYMENT FOR SERVICES RENDERED AND FOR THE PROVISION OF THE EQUIPMENT IDENTIFIED ON THE CONDITION THAT A GENERAL RELEASE BE OBTAINED FROM IKON CORP. AND/OR IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS, INC. SERVICES AND CLEAR TITLE TO THE EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED; AND PROVIDED FURTHER, THAT THE FOREGOING IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL TO ADD OR DELETE SUCH ENTITIES THAT ARE NEED FOR A COMPLETE RELEASE TO PRECLUDE ANY LIABILITY TO IKON FOR SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT PROVIDED TO DATE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Webb, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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4. 2008-8 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING DOLLY SEDWICK AS A MEMBER OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 501, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: February 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Lee, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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5. 2008-7 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING EVELYN JOHNSON AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 7 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: February 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Lee, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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6. 2008-34 AN ORDINANCE RECOGNIZING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF LYNWOOD ROBERTS; RENAMING THE RENAISSANCE ROOM IN CITY HALL THE LYNWOOD ROBERTS ROOM; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/14/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: February 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Lee, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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7. 2008-36 A RESOLUTION HONORING THE SELECTION OF THE 1921 DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL TIGERS AND THE 1958 MATTHEW GILBERT HIGH SCHOOL PANTHER FOOTBALL TEAMS AS THE "TEAMS OF THE DECADE" FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE ERAS BY THE FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Lee, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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8. 2008-37 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING HOWARD KELLEY, CEO OF THE SALLY CORPORATION, FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CIVIC AND BUSINESS CONTRIBUTIONS UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Lee, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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9. 2008-47 A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING LATAVISA BELL FOR HIS HEROIC LIFE-SAVING ACTIONS DURING A HOUSE FIRE ON DECEMBER 15, 2007; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

AYES - Corrigan, Fussell, Jabour, Lee, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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2ND READINGS

 

10. 2008-38 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING CHRISTINA L. SALVATORE AS A MEMBER OF THE ENTERPRISE ZONE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 501, ORDINANCE CODE, REPLACING LOU CALDROPOLI AS A ZONE AREA BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2008-39 A RESOLUTION STATING THE COUNCIL'S SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BILL J-1, TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE DUVAL COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, WHICH WOULD AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY (JAA) AS ESTABLISHED IN CHAPTER 2004-464, LAWS OF FLORIDA, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 2005-328, LAWS OF FLORIDA, BY AMENDING SECTION 3 (POWERS) THEREOF TO REQUIRE THE JAA TO OBTAIN CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL BY TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE COUNCIL PRIOR TO EXTENDING ANY AIRCRAFT RUNWAY AT CRAIG AIRFIELD; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 2008-48 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE SHERIFF'S APPOINTMENT OF MARK S. RICHARDSON, AS CHIEF OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF; PROVIDING A RETROACTIVE APPOINTMENT AND CONFIRMATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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13. 2008-49 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM B. KILLINGSWORTH AS CHIEF OF THE COMMUNITY PLANNING DIVISION OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 2008-50 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF SEAN N. KELLY AS CHIEF OF THE CURRENT PLANNING DIVISION OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15. 2008-58 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $1,941,733 FROM BANKING FUND LOAN PROCEEDS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF AUTOMARK VOTER ASSISTANCE TERMINALS FOR VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES, IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTIONS 101.56062 AND 101.56075, FLORIDA STATUTES, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-062; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16. 2008-60 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING A $1,008,509 GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, WITH NO LOCAL MATCH, TO FUND A PROGRAM IN WHICH THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE (JSO), AS LEAD LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM (PERF), WILL CONDUCT A STUDY FOCUSING ON GUN VIOLENCE AND REPEAT OFFENDERS IN DUVAL COUNTY WITH THE GOAL OF REDUCING STREET VIOLENCE AND CREATING A MODEL FOR VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION THAT CAN BE REPLICATED IN OTHER CITIES THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-064; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; WAIVING SECTION 126.202 (COMPETITIVE SEALED BID), ORDINANCE CODE WITH RESPECT TO PERF; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17. 2008-72 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF OF REAL ESTATE TO EXECUTE A TOWER LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND T-MOBILE SOUTH, LLC FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A COMMUNICATION TOWER AT THE LION'S CLUB BOAT RAMP; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 122.455, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18. 2008-75 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF WILLIE "PETE" C. JACKSON TO THE WATER AND SEWER EXPANSION AUTHORITY (WSEA), PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 26 OF THE CHARTER, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE JANUARY 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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19. 2008-76 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF BRENDA B. EZELL, REPLACING SYLVESTER ROBINSON, TO THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 24, JACKSONVILLE CHARTER, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2008 AND A FIRST FULL TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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20. 2008-77 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF GINNY STEIGER TO THE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES COMMITTEE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 126, PART 9, AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CULTURAL COUNCIL, REPLACING COURTENAY S. WILSON FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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21. 2008-78 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECT ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE PURSUANT TO SECTION 761.107; APPOINTING JOHN D. OSBORN TO SERVE ON SAID COMMITTEE AS A PRIVATE CITIZEN MEMBER, NOT AFFILIATED WITH OR EMPLOYED BY OR OCCUPATION INVOLVED IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECTS, REPLACING GEORGE W. ROBBINS, III, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM ENDING MARCH 31, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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22. 2008-79 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF W. BRAXTON GILLAM, IV, REPLACING DONALD MCCLINTOCK, TO THE ETHICS COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 602, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2008 AND THEN FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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23. 2008-80 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF JULIAN E. FANT, III, TO THE JEA, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21 OF THE CHARTER, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE FEBRUARY 28, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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24. 2008-81 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JIM GILMORE, REPLACING J. DANIEL COLLINS, TO THE JEA, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21, JACKSONVILLE CHARTER, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE FEBRUARY 28, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25. 2008-82 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF VALERIE C. CHRITTON, REPLACING PAUL E. RIEL, TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51A, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE SEPTEMBER 16, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26. 2008-83 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF KENNETH P. WILSON, REPLACING JOHN L. FLETCHER, SR., TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, REPRESENTING SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 2 FOR AN UNEXPIRED PARTIAL TERM EXPIRING ON JULY 15, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27. 2008-84 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT L. GOLD, REPLACING HUGH K. HOWTON, TO THE COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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28. 2008-85 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF CRISTINA "TINA" COMSTOCK, REPLACING TATIANA RADI SALVADOR, TO THE JACKSONVILLE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 60, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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29. 2008-86 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL S. WACHHOLZ, REPLACING PAMELA D. QUARLES, TO THE JACKSONVILLE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 60, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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