RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

January 03,2008

 

ART GRAHAM, 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 03,2008. The meeting was called to order at 2:08 P.M. by Committee Chair Art Graham. The meeting adjourned at 2:30 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Art Graham, Chair - Excused Marilyn Allen, Legislative Aide

CM Stephen Joost, Vice Chair (in Chair) Janice Billy, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Bill Bishop Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Ronnie Fussell John Jackson, Research Asst.

CM Johnny Gaffney Lisa Rowe, Administration

CM Glorious Johnson - Excused

CM Mia Jones Arrived 2:04

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 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; 10/16/2007 - Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 5-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

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

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Joost, ( 4 )

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2. 2007-1257 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $500 FROM THE SPECIAL COUNCIL LAPSE CONTINGENCY TO RESTORE GRANT FUNDS TO THE FLORIDA YARDS AND NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAM; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Joost, ( 4 )

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3. 2007-1260 AN ORDINANCE REAPPROPRIATING, TO THE STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP ("SHIP") HOUSING RENTAL REHABILITATION/TRUST FUND AUTHORIZED EXPENDITURES, $1,380,900 IN UNUSED OR UNENCUMBERED FUNDS, PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED BY ORDINANCE 2007-211-E AND TRANSFERRED BY SUCH ORDINANCE AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2007, TO THE SHIP OWNER-OCCUPIED REHABILITATION FOR TARGETED NEIGHBORHOODS ACCOUNT, IN ORDER TO RE-ESTABLISH FUNDING FOR THE NEW LIFE VILLAGE PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-034; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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4. 2007-1263 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $298,000 IN RESIDUAL AMOUNTS, LEFT IN CANCELLED NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ("NWJED") TRUST FUND PROJECTS, TO THE CONSOLIDATED JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION/PROJECT PAY-AS-YOU-GO NWJED FUND CREATED BY ORDINANCE 2007-281-E, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-035; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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5. 2007-1264 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $475,000 FROM THE TWO PERCENT CONVENTION DEVELOPMENT TAX FUNDS IN THE PRIME OSBORN CONVENTION CENTER FUND BALANCE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE AGING REMOTE PHONE SYSTEM LINKING FACILITIES OPERATED BY SMG ON BEHALF OF THE CITY AT THE PRIME OSBORN CONVENTION CENTER ($26,399.46), JACKSONVILLE MUNICIPAL STADIUM ($323,006.69), JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL STADIUM ($7,835.07), MEMORIAL ARENA ($76,143.36), THE TIMES UNION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ($23,401.60), AND THE CECIL EQUESTRIAN CENTER ($18,213.82), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-040; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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6. 2007-1265 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THAT CERTAIN RENEWAL AGREEMENT OF THE AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SMG FOR MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY FACILITIES SO AS TO EXTEND THE INITIAL TERM OF THE AGREEMENT, WHICH COMMENCED OCTOBER 1, 2002 AND WAS TO END SEPTEMBER 30, 2008, FOR A RENEWAL TERM OF AN ADDITIONAL AND IMMEDIATELY CONSECUTIVE FOUR YEAR AND SIX MONTH RENEWAL PERIOD, ENDING ON MARCH 30, 2013; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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7. 2007-1267 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 122 (PUBLIC PROPERTY), ORDINANCE CODE, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN A COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA; REPEALING SUBPART C, ENTITLED COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT REAL PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS AND CONSISTING OF SECTIONS 122.431 THROUGH 122.436, INCLUSIVE; REENACTING A NEW SUBPART C, ENTITLED COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT REAL PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS, CONSISTING OF SECTION 122.431 APPLICABILITY, SECTION 122.432, APPRAISAL OF PROPERTY, SECTION 122.433, AUTHORIZATION, SECTION 122.434, DISPOSITION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY; PROVIDING THAT THE HISTORY OF THE CHAPTER SHALL BE PRESERVED BY FILING WITH THE LEGISLATIVE SERVICES DIVISION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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8. 2007-1270 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE USE OF THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION'S PARKING LOT; AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION TO EXECUTE PARKING PERMIT AGREEMENTS FOR FUTURE PARKING NEEDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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9. 2007-1284 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING CHAPTER 614 (PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY); AMENDING SECTION 614.138, (CERTAIN ACTIVITIES PROHIBITED; DEFINIITIONS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ENLARGE THE AREA NOW KNOWN AS THE "RIVERFRONT ENHANCEMENT AREA" AND RENAME THAT NEWLY DEFINED AREA THE "URBAN CORE ENHANCEMENT AREA"; AND TO PROHIBIT CAMPING AT ANY TIME WITHIN THE NEWLY DEFINED "URBAN CORE ENHANCEMENT AREA"; AND TO PROHIBIT SOLICITING OR BEGGING IN THE "URBAN CORE ENHANCEMENT AREA" IN THE SAME MANNER AS PROHIBITED IN THE FORMER "RIVERFRONT ENHANCEMENT AREA"; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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10. 2007-1286 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE, THE FLORIDA BOATING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (FBIP) AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE FOR A DERELICT VESSEL REMOVAL PROJECT ("PROJECT"); APPROPRIATING $44,500 ($9,500 GRANT FROM FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION AND $35,000 FROM THE DERELICT VESSEL REMOVAL ACCOUNT FOR THE REQUIRED CITY MATCH) TO FUND THE PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 08-036; MOVING FUNDS TO THE CORRECT INDEX CODE FOR PROPER ALIGNMENT DUE TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008 REORGANIZATION; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 12/4/2007 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 02, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

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

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Bishop, Fussell, Gaffney, Jones, Joost, ( 5 )

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2nd READINGS

 

11. 2007-1304 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE, A SOVEREIGNTY SUBMERGED LANDS LEASE RENEWAL BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA UNDER WHICH THE CITY IS AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE, THROUGH JANUARY 22, 2012, A MOORING AREA ON THE NORTH BANK OF THE RIVERWALK FOR THE USE OF WATER TAXIS, AND A MOORING AREA ON THE SOUTH BANK OF THE RIVERWALK FOR THE TEMPORARY MOORING OF BOTH RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL VESSELS, AND THE OVERNIGHT MOORING OF TWO DINNER CRUISE SHIPS AND WATER TAXIS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 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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13. 2007-1348 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 191.114 (ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPANT STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL AT SPECIAL EVENTS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO REMOVE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRESENCE OF PUBLIC SAFETY EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL AT CERTAIN SPECIFIED SPECIAL EVENTS HELD INDOORS WITHIN ONE MILE OF JACKSONVILLE FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT STATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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