RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

September 03,2008

 

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, September 03,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:10 P.M. by Committee Chair Warren Jones. The meeting adjourned at 2:38 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Warren Jones, Chair Marilyn Allen, Legislative Aide

CM Ray Holt, Vice Chair Janice Billy, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Richard Clark - Excused Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Michael Corrigan John Jackson, Research Asst.

CM Art Graham Arrived 2:20 Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Mia Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2008-572 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 614.132 (REGULATIONS ON OPERATION OF BOATS), OF CHAPTER 614 (PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY), ORDINANCE CODE, TO EXPAND THE EXISTING NO SKI ZONE ON THE DURBIN CREEK BRANCH OF JULINGTON CREEK; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/5/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON JAX WATERWAYS: August 14, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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2. 2008-638 AN ORDINANCE CORRECTLY ALLOCATING $30,000 IN REVENUES FROM THE BARTRAM PARK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI) FOR THE EMPLOYER-ASSISTED DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE FUND (EADAF) PROGRAM FOR BARTRAM PARK, ORIGINALLY DEPOSITED INTO THE GENERAL FUND, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-158; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

 

 

3. 2008-642 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS ("HOPWA") PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $2,048,693.32 IN HOPWA PROGRAM FUNDS TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION FOR AUTHORIZING AND FUNDING, PURSUANT TO ITS 2008-2009 UNIVERSAL APPLICATION CYCLE, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACTS AS APPLICABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING: (1) $500,000.00 TO CATHOLIC CHARITIES BUREAU, INC., (2) $65,000.00 TO GATEWAY COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC., (3) $140,000.00 TO I.M. SULZBACHER CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS, INC., (4) $263,360.00 TO LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC., (5) $560,000.00 TO NORTHEAST FLORIDA AIDS NETWORK, INC., (6) $400,000.00 TO RIVER REGION HUMAN SERVICES, INC., (7) $120,333.32 TO THE CITY'S HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, ALL AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-001; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARDS; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-003; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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4. 2008-643 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $6,551,763.00 IN CDBG PROGRAM FUNDS FOR PROGRAM COSTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-002; PROVIDING FOR THE AWARD, AUTHORIZATION AND FUNDING, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACTS FOR CDBG PROGRAM FUNDS, AS APPLICABLE TO IMPLEMENT B.T. 09-002; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARDS; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-005; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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5. 2008-644 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT ("ESG") PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $298,652.00 IN ESG FUNDS TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION FOR AUTHORIZING AND FUNDING, PURSUANT TO ITS 2008-2009 UNIVERSAL APPLICATION CYCLE, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE A FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACT FOR THE AWARD OF THE ESG FUNDS TO I.M. SULZBACHER CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS, INC. ($298,652.00), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-003; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARD; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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6. 2008-645 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT FOR HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP ["HOME"] PROGRAM FUNDS; APPROPRIATING $3,293,345.00 IN HOME PROGRAM FUNDS FOR PROGRAM COSTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-004; PROVIDING FOR THE AWARD TO THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION FOR AUTHORIZING AND FUNDING, PURSUANT TO ITS 2008-2009 UNIVERSAL APPLICATION CYCLE, AND FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO EXECUTE FEDERAL PROGRAM CONTRACTS FOR HOME PROGRAM FUNDS AS APPLICABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING: (1) COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION OPERATING COSTS ($35,000.00 TO GRACE AND TRUTH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION; $23,145.00 TO HABITAT RESOURCES OF DUVAL COUNTY, INC.; $35,000.00 TO METRO NORTH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, INC.; $35,000.00 TO OPERATION NEW HOPE, INC.; AND $35,000.00 TO RIVERSIDE AVONDALE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, INC.); (2) COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS DEVELOPMENT SUBSIDY POOL ($713,910.00); (3) DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS ($625,000.00 TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF JACKSONVILLE, INC.; AND $240,000.00 TO HABITAT RESOURCES OF DUVAL COUNTY, INC.); (4) NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM ($450,000.00 TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF THE JACKSONVILLE BEACHES, INC.); (5) ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS ($326,290.00 TO THE CITY'S HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT); (6) HEADSTART TO HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM ($369,550.00); (7) RENTAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM ($375,000.00); AND (8) AMERICAN DREAM DOWN PAYMENT INITIATIVE ($30,450.00); PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010; PROVIDING FOR FURTHER COUNCIL ACTION IF REVENUE DIFFERS; PROVIDING FOR THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AWARDS; APPROVING POSITIONS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 09-004; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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7. 2008-647 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $17,202.43 FROM THE TRAILRIDGE LANDFILL MITIGATION FUND CASH CARRYOVER TO PROVIDE SPORTING EQUIPMENT TO BALDWIN MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL; PROVIDING FOR THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICE DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS AND THE RETURN OF UNSPENT FUNDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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8. 2008-655 A RESOLUTION, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE ISSUANCE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OF ITS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (THE TOWERS OF JACKSONVILLE), SERIES 2008, IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE ACQUISITION, REHABILITATION, AND EQUIPPING OF A MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FOR ELDERLY PERSONS OF LOW, MIDDLE, OR MODERATE INCOME, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, AND TO BE KNOWN AS "THE TOWERS OF JACKSONVILLE;" DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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9. 2008-675 AN ORDINANCE NAMING THE FORT CAROLINE PLAYGROUND FOR GERALDINE "GERRIE" DAWKINS ATKINSON TO BE KNOWN AS "GERRIE'S PARK"; WAIVING 122.102 OF THE ORDINANCE CODE, CONCERNING NAMING PUBLIC FACILITIES AFTER LIVING INDIVIDUALS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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10. 2008-682 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS AND SERVICES ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY; AMENDING CHAPTER 250 (MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS REGULATIONS), ORDINANCE CODE, AS AMENDED IN ORDINANCE 2007-611-E, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 250.101(G)(DEFINITIONS), 250.121 (FOOD DISTRIBUTORS; TRASH RECEPTACLES AND ACCESS TO RESTROOM FACILITIES REQUIRED), AND BY CREATING A NEW SECTION 250.123 (FEEDING OF THE HOMELESS FOR BONA FIDE RELIGIOUS MOTIVATIONS), REGARDING PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS MOTIVATED BY BONA FIDE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS WHO FEED THE HOMELESS; PROVIDING EXEMPTIONS FOR SUCH PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS FROM OTHERWISE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 250; PROVIDING FOR PERMITTING IN THE EVENT THAT THE NUMBER OF HOMELESS PERSONS FED AT A SINGLE TIME WILL EQUAL OR EXCEED 21 IN NUMBER; PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FROM REQUIREMENTS THAT SUCH ACTIVITY OF FEEDING THE HOMELESS TAKE PLACE WITHIN 100 YARDS OF ANY RESTROOM FACILITY; PROVIDING AN INDIGENCY EXCEPTION FOR PERMITTING COSTS IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES; PROVIDING AN APPELLATE PROCEDURE AS TO FIRST AMENDMENT ISSUES; APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT OF PENDING LITIGATION IN HERKOV V. CITY, REGARDING FEEDING OF THE HOMELESS; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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11. 2008-684 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $12,149.92 FROM TREE PROTECTION AND RELATED EXPENSES TRUST FUND FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING AT MCDUFF AVENUE TOWN CENTER; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E, TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "MCDUFF AVENUE TOWN CENTER"; PROVIDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS TO OVERSEE; PROVIDING FOR REVERTER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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12. 2008-697 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $6,200,000 FROM THE RECREATION LANDS AND PARK ACQUISITION FUND, RECEIVED FROM THE SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY TO THE NATIONAL VETERANS ADMINISTRATION ("VA") FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL VA CEMETERY, FOR (1) REDEVELOPMENT OF THE LANNIE ROAD FLYING FIELD ($250,000), (2) REALIGNMENT OF ETHEL ROAD ($1,600,000), AND, (3) IMPROVEMENTS TO WILLIAM F. SHEFFIELD REGIONAL PARK ($4,350,000), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-176; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS INTO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "LANNIE ROAD PARK/FLYING FIELD," "ETHEL ROAD," AND "WILLIAM F. SHEFFIELD PARK;" PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/19/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: September 03, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Corrigan, Graham, Holt, Jones, Jones, ( 5 )

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2ND READINGS

 

13. 2008-712 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PART 2 OF CHAPTER 55 (HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOODS DEPARTMENT) TO SEPARATE THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY FROM THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING COMMISSION, TO RENAME THE COMMISSION TO "JACKSONVILLE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION," TO SPECIFY COMMISSION MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS AS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW, TO TRANSFER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OVERSIGHT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN TO THE COMMISSION AS REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW; AMENDING CHAPTER 555 (JACKSONVILLE AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM) TO DESIGNATE THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AS THE ADMINISTRATOR; PROVIDING FOR TRANSITION AND CODIFICATION OF THE TABLE OF CONTENTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 2008-721 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $2,489,430, SUCH APPROPRIATION BEING COMPRISED OF (1) $300,000 FROM THE TREE MITIGATION AND RELATED EXPENSE-CHARTER FOR A COUNTY-WIDE PARK CANOPY STUDY, AND (2) $2,189,430 FROM THE TREE PROTECTION AND RELATED EXPENSES TRUST FUND FOR LANDSCAPING AND TREE PLANTING ($151,790 FOR LANDSCAPING IN RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE, $147,665 FOR LANDSCAPING IN THE DELLWOOD AVENUE NEIGHBORHOODS, $250,000 FOR LANDSCAPING THE EAST SIDE OF SPRINGFIELD, $111,925 FOR LANDSCAPING THE S-LINE, $28,050 FOR LANDSCAPING THE GOLFAIR CORRIDOR, AND $1,500,000 FOR COUNTY-WIDE TREE PLANTING), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-165; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E TO AUTHORIZE A PRIORITY 1 STATUS FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "TREE MITIGATION AND TREE PROTECTION"; PROVIDING FOR OVERSIGHT BY THE RIGHT OF WAY AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15. 2008-744 A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORPORATION AND THE POLLUTION OF THE ST. JOHNS RIVER; REQUESTING AND AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL TO PURSUE ALL LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE AVENUES TO PREVENT A 4-MILE POLLUTING PIPELINE FROM A PAPER MILL TO THE ST. JOHNS RIVER IN PUTNAM COUNTY, WHICH WILL DAMAGE THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER RESOURCES OR ECOLOGY; AUTHORIZING THE RETENTION OF SPECIAL COUNSEL IF NECESSARY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16. 2008-745 A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE CREATION OF A ST. JOHNS RIVER SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE TO ASSIST ST. JOHNS RIVER ALLIANCE, INC. IN THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF ITS MISSION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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17. 2008-749 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS REGARDING AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT APPROVED AND RECOMMENDED BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ("JEDC"); AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AMONG THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), THE JEDC AND ALENIA NORTH AMERICA, INC. ("COMPANY"), TO SUPPORT A PROJECT WITHIN THE BROWNFIELD AREA AT THE CECIL COMMERCE CENTER FOR FINAL ASSEMBLY BY COMPANY OF THE C-27J SPARTAN CARGO PLANE TO BE USED BY THE UNITED STATES ARMY AND AIR FORCE FOR THEIR JOINT CARGO AIRCRAFT PROGRAM, (THE "PROJECT") AND AUTHORIZING CITY PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN THREE AREAS: 1. CITY QTI MATCH OF $240,000, 2. CITY BROWNFIELD BONUS MATCH OF $150,000, AND 3. REV GRANT OF $1,127,311; RECOMMENDING THAT COMPANY BE APPROVED BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA'S OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AS A QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY ("QTI") BUSINESS PURSUANT TO SECTION 288.106, FLORIDA STATUTES, AND AS A PARTICIPANT IN THE BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT BONUS REFUND PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 288.107, FLORIDA STATUTES AND EVIDENCING A COMMITMENT OF CITY SUPPORT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $390,000 AS THE LOCAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT UNDER THE QTI TAX REFUND PROGRAM WITH BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT BONUS, PAYABLE OVER MULTIPLE YEARS PER GUIDELINES SET BY THE STATE OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WITH STATE MATCHES FOR QTI/BROWNFIELD PROGRAMS OF $1,560,000, FOR A TOTAL CITY AND STATE QTI/BROWNFIELD AMOUNT OF $1,950,000 FOR 300 JOBS; PAYMENT OF REV GRANT; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS BY THE MAYOR, CORPORATION SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC AND DESIGNATING JEDC AS CONTRACT MONITOR; FURTHER AUTHORIZATIONS AND AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; TIMELINE FOR EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT BY DEVELOPER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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