†††††††††††††††††††††† RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

January 02,2008

 

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, January 02,2008.The meeting was called to order at 10:00 A.M. by Committee Chair Jay Jabour and adjourned at 10:29 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance:††† †††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †††Staff Attendance:

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††††††††††† ††††††††† 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 - Excused

†††††††††††††††††††††† CM Webb

†††††††††††††††††††††† CM Yarborough

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

Council Member Art Graham

Steve Diebenow, Mayorís Office

Ernst Mueller, General Counselís Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.††† 2007-1279†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING JACKSONVILLE BEACH RESIDENT ART GRAHAM AS A MEMBER OF THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA REGIONAL COUNCIL, REPLACING JAMES FLETCHER AS THE INDEPENDENT MUNICIPALITY REPRESENTATIVE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AUTHORIZED VIA RESOLUTION 2003-750-A; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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2.††† 2007-1094†† AN ORDINANCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.307 (CLAIMS AND SUITS BROUGHT AGAINST THE CITY SEEKING MONETARY RELIEF) ORDINANCE CODE, APPROVING THE PAYMENT OF $3,077,519 AS A SETTLEMENT OF A DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS, INC. REGARDING A DISPUTE WITH THE CITY'S LIBRARY SYSTEM OVER PAYMENT FOR PRINTING AND COPYING SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT; APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF LISTED EQUIPMENT; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE WAIVER OF CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/15/2007 - Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 5-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: October 16, 2007

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto WITHDRAW.

 

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

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3.††† 2007-1278†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF FRED ENGNESS AS A MEMBER OF THE DUVAL COUNTY ELECTION ADVISORY PANEL, REPLACING HELEN LUDWIG FOR A FIRST FULL TERM ENDING APRIL 16, 2010, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 59, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/3/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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4.††† 2007-1296 ††A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING WILLIAM A. "TRIP" STANLY FOR HIS YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE ON BEHALF OF CITIZENS OF JACKSONVILLE THROUGH HIS EFFORTS AND SERVICE IN PROMOTING SUCCESSFUL REVITALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto WITHDRAW.

 

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

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5.††† 2007-1297†† A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING OLIVER BARAKAT FOR HIS YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE ON BEHALF OF CITIZENS OF JACKSONVILLE THROUGH HIS EFFORTS AND SERVICE IN PROMOTING SUCCESSFUL REVITALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto APPROVE.

 

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

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6.††† 2007-1349†† AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, CORPORATION SECRETARY, AND THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURTS; WAIVING PERTINENT PROVISIONS OF THE ORDINANCE CODE TO THE EXTENT THEY MAY BE INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto APPROVE.

 

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

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7.††† 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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto WITHDRAW.

 

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

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8.††† 2007-1355†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF LINA A. INGRAHAM, REPLACING F. EUGENE "GENE" ATWOOD, AS A CITIZEN REPRESENTATIVE TO THE CONSTRUCTION TRADES QUALIFYING BOARD, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 62, ORDINANCE CODE, REPLACING F. EUGENE "GENE" ATWOOD, AS A CITIZEN REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE UNEXPIRED TERM THAT EXPIRES SEPTEMBER 30, 2008; AND FURTHER REAPPOINTING LINA S. INGRAHAM, AS A CITIZEN REPRESENTATIVE TO THE CONSTRUCTION TRADES QUALIFYING BOARD, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 62, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR THE TERM THAT COMMENCES OCTOBER 1, 2008 AND EXPIRES SEPTEMBER 30, 2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto APPROVE.

 

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

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9.††† 2007-1360†† A RESOLUTION HONORING AND CONGRATULATING UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA QUARTERBACK TIM TEBOW ON BEING AWARDED THE HEISMAN TROPHY AS COLLEGE FOOTBALL'S MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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10.††† 2007-1363†† A RESOLUTION REQUESTING AND AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL TO PURSUE ALL LEGAL AVENUES OF RESTORING THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE'S RIGHT TO PROTECT AND SERVE THE CITIZENS OF JACKSONVILLE AS ANTICIPATED AND AUTHORIZED IN THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION AND RELATED LAWS, IN LIGHT OF LEGISLATIVE ACTION BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE CONSOLIDATED CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommendto AMEND and move as an EMERGENCY measure..

 

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

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2ND READINGS

 

 

11.††† 2007-1313†† AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $115,030.70 ($100,026.70 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $15,004.00 FROM THE SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR VOTER EDUCATION MAILERS WITH SAMPLE BALLOTS; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12.††† 2007-1314†† AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $118,476.19 ($103,022.77 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $15,453.42 FROM THE SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR VOTER EDUCATION MAILERS WITH SAMPLE BALLOTS; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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13.††† 2007-1315†† AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $57,515.35 ($50,013.35 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $7,502.00 FROM THE SUBSIDIES AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR POLLWORKER RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14.††† 2007-1324†† AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $500,000 FROM THE HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT'S NEIGHBORHOODS HOUSING INITIATIVE LOANS FUND TO PROVIDE A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $500,000 TO LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION, A NEW YORK NON-PROFIT CORPORATION ("LISC"), FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXPANDING LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING IN DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-052; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; 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 PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE 2004-1186-E; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15.††† 2007-1332†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF LYDIA P. STEWART TO THE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES COMMITTEE AS A LAY CITIZEN REPRESENTING PLANNING DISTRICT #5, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 126, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16.††† 2007-1333†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING RYAN E. WHITESIDE AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 490, ORDINANCE CODE, FILLING THE SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY KENNETH JONES FOR A PARTIAL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 15, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17.††† 2007-1334†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF ANGLE D. "DAN" PRINCIPE TO THE JACKSONVILLE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 60, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18.††† 2007-1335†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JOHN BALOG, REPLACING J. FRANKLIN STALLWOOD, TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, REPRESENTING SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM EXPIRING JULY 15, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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19.††† 2007-1336†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF KA TAI "PETER" MA, REPLACING WILLIAM J. WARDEN, JR., P.E., TO THE CONSTRUCTION TRADES QUALIFYING BOARD, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 62, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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20.††† 2007-1337†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF SASHI BROWN, REPLACING JUANITA POWELL, TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING AUTHORITY, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51A, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED TERM TO EXPIRE SEPTEMBER 16, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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21.††† 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

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22.††† 2007-1339†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JIM SELZER, REPLACING ANN C. HICKS, TO THE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 90, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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23.††† 2007-1352†† A RESOLUTION APPOINTING THOMAS L. GRIMES AS A MEMBER OF THE INDUSTRIAL TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 30, PART 7, ORDINANCE CODE, AS A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNER, FOR A PARTIAL TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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24.††† 2007-1353†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JEANINE GULLIFORD, REPLACING THOMAS MICHAEL BROWN, TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 17, JACKSONVILLE CHARTER, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25.††† 2007-1354†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JAMES L. WHITE, REPLACING TONY JENKINS, AS AN AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR AN UNEXPIRED PARTIAL TERM TO EXPIRE JULY 15, 2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26.††† 2007-1356†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF LAWRENCE R. WILSON TO THE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES COMMITTEE, AS AN ART PROFESSIONAL, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 126, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27.††† 2007-1357†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF DAVID W. HEMPHILL TO THE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES COMMITTEE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 126, ORDINANCE CODE, AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CULTURAL COUNCIL, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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28.††2007-1358†† A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JACKIE CORNELIUS, REPLACING ANN "MISSY" BAKER BONEY, TO THE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES COMMITTEE, AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CULTURAL COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 126, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2009; ESTABLISHING SUBSTANTIAL BUSINESS INTEREST WITH DUVAL COUNTY PURSUANT TO SECTION 50.102(B) (RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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