RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

August 05,2008

 

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, August 05,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:05 P.M. by Committee Chair Warren Jones. The meeting adjourned at 2:20 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 Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Michael Corrigan John Jackson, Research Asst.

CM Art Graham Arrived 2:12 Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Mia Jones

CM E. Denise Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

Nancy Kirts, Recreation & Community Services 2008-529

Nathan Rezeau, Parks, Recreation & Entertainment 2008-540

 

 

 

 


1. 2008-498 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROPRIATING $85,000 (AS EVIDENCED BY B.T. 08-____) IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE AUTHORITY'S MODIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDY LOAN PROGRAM CREATING 4% SUBSIDY ASSSISTANCE GRANTS FOR THE $12,000,000 AUTHORITY'S HOMEOWNER MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2006A FOR THE STRUCTURING OF A SINGLE FAMILY MORTGAGE LOAN PROGRAM FOR QUALIFIED SINGLE-FAMILY PARTICIPANTS; PROVIDING FOR THE PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE CARRYOVER OF FUNDS EACH FISCAL YEAR; PROVIDING FOR REVERSION OF UNUSED FUNDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 6/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: July 14, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Corrigan, Holt, Jones, ( 4 )

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2. 2008-519 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $627,215.94 IN REVENUES COLLECTED, AND INTEREST EARNED THEREON, ON BEHALF OF THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD (DCSB) AS PART OF THE EDUCATION MITIGATION - EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT FEE FOR BARTRAM PARK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI), ORIGINALLY DEPOSITED INTO THE CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OPERATING ACCOUNT AND SUBSEQUENTLY TRANSFERRED TO FUND BALANCE AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR, SO AS TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE DCSB TO BE USED ON CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR SCHOOLS SERVING BARTRAM PARK RESIDENTS, PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE 2000-451-E, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-138; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Corrigan, Holt, Jones, ( 4 )

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3. 2008-522 AN ORDINANCE CANCELLING THE PRIOR APPROPRIATION OF $212,794 IN FUNDS FROM HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM ("HOME") TO THE HOUSING PARTNERSHIP OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC. ("HOUSING PARTNERSHIP"), REAPPROPRIATING THESE SAME HOME FUNDS TO THE HEADSTART TO HOME OWNERSHIP PROGRAM, AND APPROPRIATING TO THE HOUSING PARTNERSHIP $212,794 IN STATE HOUSING INITIATIVE PARTNERSHIP ("SHIP") FUNDS FOR DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, ALL AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-144; PROVIDING THE PURPOSE; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Corrigan, Holt, Jones, ( 4 )

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4. 2008-529 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND UNITED CONGREGATIONS FOR COMMUNITIES AND YOUTH FAITH-BASED DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ("LICENSEE") FOR USE OF THE WESTSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER, AT 1061 LINE STREET IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 9, FOR THE PURPOSE OF LICENSEE'S PROVIDING A WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM, FAMILY MENTORSHIP AND REFERRALS, DRUG, ALCOHOL AND PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS, AND A VIRTUES PROGRAM, SAID LICENSE AGREEMENT BEING FOR A TERM OF THREE (3) YEARS AT $1.00 PER YEAR WITH THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL THREE (3) YEAR PERIODS UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS UPON MUTUAL AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 7/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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5. 2008-540 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A RESTRUCTURED SCHEDULE OF RATES AND FEES FOR HUGUENOT MEMORIAL PARK ("PARK"), SUBMITTED TO CITY COUNCIL IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 28.404 (DIVISION CHIEF TO SUBMIT SCHEDULE OF FEES TO COUNCIL), ORDINANCE CODE, AND PURSUANT TO SECTION 10.3 OF ORDINANCE 2005-807-E FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW CONCESSION AND RESTROOM FACILITIES ("FACILITIES") AT THE PARK IN THE SPRING OF 2007, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL OPERATIONAL REVENUE AND MAINTAIN SAFE AND EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF THE PARK; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 7/15/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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6. 2008-497 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY ("JHFA"); AUTHORITY; FINDINGS; AMENDING THE HOUSING TAX CREDIT MULTI-FAMILY RENTAL PROJECT REVOLVING FUND ESTABLISHED BY ORDINANCE 2002-174-E, WHICH ESTABLISHED A POLICY, THRESHOLD REQUIREMENTS, SELECTION CRITERIA, AND LOAN TERMS, IN ORDER TO: (1) RENAME THE FUND TO "LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT REVOLVING FUND", (2) AMEND THE LOAN TERMS, AND (3) EXPAND THE FUND'S AVAILABILITY TO ALL FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION RENTAL PROGRAMS THAT REQUIRE EVIDENCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT; PROVIDING AN AGGREGATE MAXIMUM LOAN AMOUNT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUND; AMENDING ALSO THE JHFA'S LOAN TRUST FUND TERMS CREATED BY EXHIBIT 7 OF ORDINANCE 2005-197-E AND REPLACING WITH THE SAME POLICY (INCLUSIVE OF PROJECT THRESHOLD CRITERIA, PROJECT SELECTION CRITERIA, AND LOAN TERMS) AS THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT REVOLVING FUND; DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 6/17/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: August 04, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: August 05, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Clark, Corrigan, Holt, Jones, ( 4 )

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2ND READINGS

 

7. 2008-558 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $2,500 FROM THE GENERAL FUND - LIBRARY MAIN, BRANCHES & MOBILE INTO A PROPER CAPITAL SUB-OBJECT ACCOUNT SO AS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF A MICROFICHE CABINET FOR THE STORAGE OF ARCHIVED MATERIALS FOR THE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AREA OF THE LIBRARY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-149; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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8. 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

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9. 2008-575 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FOR JOINT USE OF THE FIRST COAST POOL; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2008-582 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND ALLOCATION OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS AGREEMENT (COLLECTIVELY THE "AGREEMENTS") AMONG THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, AND LAURA STREET TRANSFER STATION, LLC, A FLORIDA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF 5,700 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL SPACE AND 6,000 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE ON A DOWNTOWN PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY ONE-HALF ACRE BOUNDED BY UNION, LAURA AND STATE STREETS; AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE AGREEMENTS; TIMELINE FOR EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS BY DEVELOPER; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2008-592 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, AN OPTION AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND PURCHASE AMONG THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA COMMUNITIES TRUST ("FCT"), AND J. MICHAEL HUGHES, FOR THE CITY'S JOINT PURCHASE WITH FCT OF LAND RELATING TO RE # 168203-0000, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 11, AT THE PURCHASE PRICE OF $2,815,000; APPROPRIATING $1,422,500 FROM THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT'S PARKS CAPITAL PROJECTS ACCOUNT FOR THE CITY'S SHARE OF THE COST OF THE ACQUISITION OF THE LAND AND PAYMENT OF CLOSING COSTS PURSUANT TO THE OPTION AGREEMENT FOR SALE AND PURCHASE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-135; PROVIDING FOR REVERSION OF UNUSED FUNDS; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "HUGUENOT MEMORIAL PARK EXPANSION"; MAKING THE ACQUISITION OF THE LAND CONTINGENT UPON RECEIVING AN APPRAISAL, ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT, SURVEY, AND TITLE REPORT, AND AUTHORIZATION AND PARTICIPATING FUNDING FROM FCT; PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION OF ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF THE LAND; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 2008-603 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $487,860 FROM OLD JONES ROAD LANDFILL COLLECTIONS FOR CISCO GARDENS PARK IMPROVEMENTS; AMENDING THE 2007-2012 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2007-814-E, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "CISCO PARK IMPROVEMENTS"; APPOINTING THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE PROJECT; PROVIDING FOR CARRYOVER FROM FISCAL YEAR TO FISCAL YEAR; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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