JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

September 16, 2008

2:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members W. Jones (Chair), M. Jones, Corrigan, Graham, Holt; C/M Clark was excused.Peggy Sidman and Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Lisa Rinaman, Administration; Marilyn Allen, Juliette Williams, Legislative Svcs.

 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2006-591

ORD Apv the Soutel/Moncrief Retail Redev Area in accordance with Chapt 163, Pt III, Community Redev Act of 1969, F.S., as Amended; Making Findings & Determinations; Estab a Redev Trust Fund Pursuant to Sec 163.387 of said act; Directing Tax Collector to estab 2005 Tax Assessmt as the Base for the Increment as Required by Sec 163.387, F.S. (Germany) (Req of Mayor & C/M Jones)

F Public Hearing - 7/17/06

ECID Public Hearing - 7/18/06

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166 & 163.358 F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/23/06, 7/24/06

 

1. 5/9/2006 COIntroduced: F,ECID

 

††† 5/15/2006 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 5/16/2006 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/23/2006 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, ECID

 

††† 6/5/2006 F Amend/Approve 7-0

 

††† 6/6/2006 RCD Amend/Approve 5-0

 

3. 6/13/2006 CO POSTPONED 6/27/06

 

†† 6/27/2006 CO Rereferred; F,ECID (RCD 7/1/07)

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Defer

RCD: DEFER

 

2.2007-1207

ORD Directing the Preservation & Relocation of Fire Station #5 at 347 Riverside Ave, Consistent with Contractual Obligations with Fidelity National Financial, Inc; Provide for Study & Recommendation for Relocation to be Completed by 3/31/08. (Rohan) (C/M Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/27/07

 

1. 11/13/2007 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 11/19/2007 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 11/20/2007 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/27/2007 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F,RCD

 

BILLSUMMARY

 

F: Defer

RCD: DEFER

 

3.2008-639

ORD Approp $550,000 from FDOT for Design & Constrn of Water Taxi Station at Alimacani Boat Ramp, Pursuant to Ord 2005-60-E & Results of "Feasibility Study: River Water Taxi Stations at Fort George River;" Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2008-2009; Implementing Ord 2005-60-E, which Auth said Expenditure after JWC Site Selection Study & Recommendation to Council; Amend Ord 2007-814-E (CIP) to auth said Proj; Designate Parks & Community Svc Dept to Oversee Proj. (BT 08-161) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/26/08

 

1. 8/12/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD,JWW

 

††† 8/18/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/19/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/26/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F:Amend/Approve

RCD: AMEND(F)/APPROVE 5 - 0

Amends project name ďFt. George Water Taxi Station; corrects bill, CIP and BT for name and project #

 

4.2008-698

ORD Auth 2nd Renewal & 3rd Amend to Cooperative Agreemt bet City (For & On Behalf of JSO) with Duval County School Bd for the School Resource Officer Prog to Increase Max Indebtedness of DCSB for 2008-2009 School FY to $3,900,000. (McCain) (Req of Sheriff)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/26/08

 

1. 8/12/2008 COIntroduced: F,PHS,RCD

 

††† 8/18/2008 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 8/18/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 8/19/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/26/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS, RCD

 

††† 9/2/2008 PHS Approve 4-0

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Defer

PHS: Defer

RCD: DEFER

 

5.2008-712

ORD Amend Chapt 55 (Housing & Neighborhoods Dept) to Separate the Jax Housing Finance Auth from the Jax Housing Comm, to Rename the Comm to "Jax Housing & Community Dev Comm", to Specify Comm Member Qualifications as Required by State Law, to Transfer Community Dev Oversight & the Dev of the Consolidated Plan to the Comm as Required by Fed Law; Amend Chapt 555 (Jax Affordable Housing Prog) to Designate the Comm as the Administrator. (Chastain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/9/08

 

1. 8/26/2008 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

††† 9/2/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/3/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/9/2008 CO PH Only

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

R: Defer

RCD: DEFER

 

6.2008-721

ORD Approp $2,489,430; (1) $300,000 from Tree Mitigation & Related Expense-Charter for a County-Wide Park Canopy Study; (2) $2,189,430 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund for Landscaping &/or Tree Planting in Riverside/Avondale ($151,790); $147,665 in Dellwood Ave Neighborhoods; $250,000 for East Side of Springfield; $111,925 for the S-Line; $28,050 for Golfair Corridor & $1,500,000 for County-Wide Tree Planting; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2008-2009; Amend Ord 2007-814-E (CIP) to Auth Priority 1 Status for Proj; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept. (BT 08-165) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/9/08

 

1. 8/26/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 9/2/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/3/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/9/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Defer

RCD: DEFER

 

7.2008-744

RESO Requesting & Auth Gen Counsel to Pursue all Legal & Admin Avenues to Prevent a 4-Mile Polluting Pipeline from the Georgia-Pacific Corp Paper Mill to the St Johns River in Putnam County, which will Damage the St Johns River Water Resources or Ecology; Auth Retention of Spec Counsel if Necessary. (Rohan) (C/M Webb)

 

1. 8/26/2008 COIntroduced: R,PHS,TEU,RCD

 

††† 9/2/2008 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/2/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/3/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/3/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/9/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, PHS, TEU, RCD

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

PHS: Defer

TEU: Defer

RCD: DEFER

 

8.2008-745

RESO Supporting Creation of a St Johns River Specialty License Plate to Assist St Johns River Alliance, Inc in Accomplishmt of its Mission. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 8/26/2008 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

††† 9/2/2008 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/3/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/9/2008 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Approve

RCD: APPROVE5 - 0

 

9.2008-749

ORD Auth Economic Dev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & Alenia North America, Inc for Proj in Brownfield Area of Cecil Commerce Center for Final Assembly by Company of the C-27J Spartan Cargo Plane for use by U.S. Army & Air Force for their Joint Cargo Aircraft Prog & Auth City Investmt in (1) QTI Match of $240,000; (2) Brownfield Bonus Match of $150,000 & (3) Rev Grant of $1,127,311; Recommend Apv by Fla Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a QTI Business & as a Participant in the Brownfield Redev Bonus Refund Prog & Evidencing City Support of $390,000 with State Matches of $1,560,000 for Total of $1,950,900 for 300 Jobs; Designating JEDC as Contract Monitor. (Alderson) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/9/08

 

1. 8/26/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 9/2/2008 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/3/2008 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/9/2008 CO PH Only

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Amend/Approve

RCD: AMEND(F)/APPROVE5 - 0

Amendment corrects REV grant payout to 10 years and changes base year for REV grant to 2009

 

10.2008-757

ORD Approp $70,000 from Handicapped Parking Trust Fund to Military Affairs, Veterans & Disabled Svcs Div of Department of Recreation & Community Svcs to Provide Funding for Ongoing Misc & Emerg Client Assistance to Persons with Disabilities, Including but not Limited to, Interpreting Svcs, Parking Citation Class, Smoke Detectors for Hearing Impaired, Wheelchair Repairs, Constrn of Wheelchair Ramps & Home Modification,Providing Funds Carryover to FY 2008-2009, Requiring Dept to Provide Report to Council Auditors by 11/30/2008, & Every 6 Mos thereafter (B.T. 08-168). (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Read 2nd and Rerefer

RCD: READ 2ND AND REREFER

 

11.2008-759

ORD Estab Honorary Street Designation & Installation of Roadway Memorial Marker on Greenland Rd within 1 Mile of Mandarin High School, Honoring Legacy of & Recognizing Achievements of Coach Jermaine "J.D." Hall, Providing Conformance with Pt I (General Provisions) of Chapt 745, Ord Code, Approp $200 from Special Council Contingency Acct for Installation of Memorial Marker; Waiving Requiremts of Sec 745.105 (b), Ord Code, Regarding Review by 911 Emerg Addressing Advisory Committee & Review by Historic Preservation Commission, Waiving Requiremts of Sec 745.105(e)(2), Ord Code, Regarding Persons who Honorary Street Designation May be Named After; Directing Legislative Services to Forward Ord to Planning & Dev Dept. (Dist 6 -Webb) (Shaw) (C/M Webb, Fussell, Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: R,F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

R:Read 2nd & rerefer

F:Read 2nd & rerefer

RCD: READ 2ND AND REREFER

 

12.2008-765

ORD Approp $5,500 from CSX/Grand Park Community Reserve to Paxon Baseball to Purchase Refurbished Mower & Warranty thereon for Paxon Baseball Athletic Fields, Invoking Sec Chapt 126.107(G), Purchasing Code, to Allow City to Purchase Refurbished Mower Directly from Statewide Turf Equipmt. (Sidman) (C/M W. Jones)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

RCD: READ 2ND AND REREFER

 

13.2008-805

ORD Approp $1,020,366.42 from & to Various Accts to Provide Funding for Rsrv Acct as Required by Redevelopmt Agreemt dated 9/14/04, Apv by Ord 2004-274-E, Providing Funds Carryover to FY 2008-2009, Providing Oversight by JEDC (B.T. 08-181). (Alderson) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

RCD: READ 2ND AND REREFER

 

14.2008-806

ORD Apv & Auth Economic Developmt Agreemt with JEDC & Magenta Corporation, LTD., to Support Location of Developer's North American Headquarters in Jacksonville, FL (The "Project"), Recommending Apvl of Developer by State of Florida Office of Tourism, Trade & Economic Development as QTI Business Pursuant to Sec 288.106, F.S., Evidencing Commitment of City Support in Amt not Exceeding $17,600 as Local Financial Support Under qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Prog Payable Over Mult Yrs per Guidelines set by STate Office of Tourism, Trade & Economic Development, with State Match of $70,400 for Total City & State QTI Amt of $88,000 for 11 Jobs, Apv & Auth Documents by Mayor, Corp Secretary & Exec Secretary, Auth Apvl of Technical Amendmts by Exec Dir. of JEDC, Timeline for Execution of Agreemt by Developer. (Alderson) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601- 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F: Amend/Approve

RCD: AMEND(F)/APPROVE 5 - 0

Amendment corrects redevelopment agreement date creation to 12/31/09 through 12/31/11.

15.2008-815

ORD Renaming Traymore Park to "St. Nicholas Train Station Park". (Dist 4-Redman) (Sidman) (C/M Redman)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: READ 2ND AND REREFER

 

16.2008-816

ORD Approp $335,610.84 ($135,610.84 from Florida Dept of Environmental Protection thru FL Recreation Development Assistance Prog & $200,000 in City Matching Funds from Rsv for Federal Progs) for Development of Pickwick Park, Providing Funds Carryover to Subsequent FYs, Apv & Auth FRDAP Grant Award Agreemt for Pickwick Park Proj, Amend 2008-2013 5-yr CIP Apv by Ord 2008-555-E to Add funding to Existing Scope of "Pickwick Park Phase II" Proj, Providing Oversight by Dept of Rec & Community Srvcs (B.T. 08-175) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F:Read 2nd and Rerefer

RCD: READ 2ND REREFER

 

17.2008-817

ORD Approp $335,610.84 ($135,610.84 from FL Dept of Environmental Protection thru FL Recreation Developmt Assistance Prog (FRDAP) & $200,000 in City Matching Funds from rsv for Federal Progs) to Fund Yancey Park, Providing Funds Carryover to Subsequent FYs, Apv & Auth FRDAP Grant Award Agreemt for Yancey Park Proj with FL Dept of Environmental Protection, Amend 2008-2013 5-yr CIP Apv by Ord 2008-555-E to Add Funding to Existing Scope of "Yancey Park" Proj, Providing Oversight by Dept of Rec & Community Services (B.T. 08-174). (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

F:Read 2nd and Rerefer

RCD: READ 2nd AND REREFER

 

18.2008-822

ORD Approp $487,590 from Community Developmt Div Lapsed Funds for FY 2005-2006 & 2006-2007 to Citywide Community Ctr Public Facility Proj, to Fund Park Expansion & Gymnasium at Charles "Boobie" Clark Community Ctr, to Complete total Cost of $1,000,000, Amend 2007-2012 CIP Apv By Ord 2007-314-E to Provide Addnl Funding for "NW Community Center" Proj. (BT 152) (McArthur) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1.       9/9/2008 COIntroduced: F,RCD

BILL SUMMARY

 

F:Read 2nd and Rerefer

RCD: READ 2nd AND REREFER

 

 

 

There being no further items on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 2:07 p.m.

 

John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904)630-1729

 

09.17.08

Postedat 9:25 a.m.