RESEARCH DIVISION




December 2, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street




Attendance:  Council Member Bishop (Chair), Clark; Steve Rohan, Shannon Eller, Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; Sherry Hall, Administration; Phillip Peterson, Council Auditor’s Office; Lin White, Bob Williams Public Works; James Richardson, Housing & Neighborhoods; Steve Smith,  Planning & Development; Annette Hastings, Tourist Development; Vince Seibold, Steve Pace, Fred Forbes, Environmental Compliance; Attorney Brenna Durden; Joe Braun; ECAs Daphne Colbert, Meaghan Friel; Sharonda Pender, Legislative Svcs.


The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m. and proceeded to take everyone through the marked agenda with proposed actions provided by the Council Auditor’s Office. 


The Chair indicated that he felt that things were happening with Item #1, ORD 2007-968, Apv Fair Share Assessmt with SS Investment Group for “Northwood Town Center,” and that the Committee could expect to hear something soon.


Dylan Reingold suggested that the Committee deliberate on Items # 10 (ORD 2008-892, Amend to FLUM Series – Ocean St. Propty in Mayport) and #14 (ORD 2008-970, Amend 2010 Comp Plan re: Jaxport Master Plan) together since both items concerned Jaxport’s proposed cruise line terminal in Mayport.  The Chair wanted to know if there was any indication as to what LUZ was going to do with this.  Shannon Eller said that LUZ was scheduled to take action on the bill.


The Chair indicated that he would be raising some questions on Item #12, ORD 2008-952, Transferring $50,000 from Environmental & Compliance Dept Misc Svcs & Postage Acct to Animal Care & Control.


On Item# 17, ORD 2008-996, Apv Purchase of 2 Parcels for a Pond Sit for the Paul Ave Pond Constrn Proj, the Chair wanted to know what was the purpose of the proposed pond. Was it strictly for drainage?  Bob Williams indicated that there was more to it and that Bill Joyce from Public Works would be at the Committee meeting to furnish additional information and to field questions.


There being no further items on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 9:37 a.m.


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



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