TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

October 21,2008

 

BILL BISHOP, 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, October 21,2008. The meeting was called to order at 10:00 A.M. by Committee Chair Bill Bishop. The meeting adjourned at 10:21 A.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Bill Bishop, Chair Sharonda Pender, Legislative Aide

CM Art Shad, Vice Chair Carmen Martin, Asst. Auditor

CM Richard Clark Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Johnny Gaffney Arrived 10:05 Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM Glorious Johnson Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Stephen Joost

CM Don Redman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

Nathanial Haywood (2008-758)

Pam Jett (2008-758)

Ross Parramore (2008-758)

Lynn Nettles (2008-758)

Duncan Ross (2008-758)

Bob Williams, Real Estate Div. (2008-758)

Vince Seibold, Chief of Environmental Quality Div. (2008-925)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2006-794 A RESOLUTION MAKING FINDINGS; DESIGNATING THE SOUTEL/MONCRIEF COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA AS A JACKSONVILLE BROWNFIELD AREA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 8/1/2006 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 18, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: October 21, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Clark, Johnson, Joost, Redman, Shad, ( 6 )

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2. 2008-827 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT APPLICATION AND CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND REPUBLIC PROPERTY COMPANY, INC., A GEORGIA CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT TO BE KNOWN AS "WESTSIDE BUSINESS PARK - REPUBLIC HIGH CUBE WAREHOUSE" (CCAS/CRC NO. 70923), CONSISTING OF A MAXIMUM OF 675,000 SQUARE FEET OF HIGH CUBE WAREHOUSE USES ON APPROXIMATELY 94.0 ACRES OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON PRITCHARD ROAD BETWEEN I-295 AND OLD KINGS ROAD, AS DESCRIBED THEREIN (COUNCIL DISTRICT 10), WITH A TERM OF TEN (10) YEARS AND A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT AMOUNT OF $160,056 IN FAIR SHARE FUND SECTOR 5.1, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 163.3180(11) & 163.3180(16), FLORIDA STATUTES, AND CHAPTER 655, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/7/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: October 21, 2008

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Clark, Gaffney, Johnson, Joost, Redman, Shad, ( 7 )

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3. 2008-829 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A PERPETUAL EASEMENT GRANTING A PERPETUAL EASEMENT TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS ALONG EDGEWOOD AVENUE (SR 111) FROM BEAVER STREET (US 90/SR 10) TO INA STREET IN COUNCIL DISTRICTS 9 AND 10; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/7/2008 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: October 21, 2008

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Clark, Gaffney, Johnson, Joost, Redman, Shad, ( 7 )

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4. 2008-925 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $5,000 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING WHICH WILL HELP PAY FOR STUDENTS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ATTEND THE 2008 FLORIDA COASTAL SCHOOL OF LAW/JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 09-012; WAIVING CONFLICTING PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 111.755 (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND) AND 360.602 (USES OF FUND), ORDINANCE CODE; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Bishop, Clark, Gaffney, Johnson, Joost, Redman, Shad, ( 7 )

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2ND READINGS

 

 

5. 2008-849 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING INTERNATIONAL WASTE CONTROL, INC. A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY (CON) TO OPERATE A REGULATED GARBAGE STERILIZER FACILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONDITIONS OF SAID CERTIFICATE; INCORPORATING EXHIBIT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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6. 2008-856 A ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, THE SHERIFF OF DUVAL COUNTY, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO ENTER INTO A TRAFFIC CONTROL AGREEMENT WITH THE RESERVE AT POINTE MEADOWS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., PURSUANT TO SECTION 316.006, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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7. 2008-892 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A SMALL-SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP SERIES OF THE 2010 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY CHANGING THE FUTURE LAND USE DESIGNATION FROM COMMUNITY/GENERAL COMMERCIAL (CGC) TO WATER DEPENDENT-WATER RELATED (WD-WR) ON APPROXIMATELY 7.04 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 11 ON OCEAN STREET IN MAYPORT SOUTHWEST OF BROAD STREET AND OWNED BY JACKSONVILLE PORT AUTHORITY, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED HEREIN, PURSUANT TO APPLICATION NUMBER 2008C-026; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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8. 2008-895 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT APPLICATION AND CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND RICK HOWARD, TRUSTEE OF THE PARIS A. HOWARD TRUST, FOR A PROJECT TO BE KNOWN AS "FOURAKER ROAD SHOPPING CENTER" (CCAS/CRC NO. 50993), CONSISTING OF A SHOPPING CENTER WITH A MAXIMUM OF 25,000 ENCLOSED SQUARE FEET ON APPROXIMATELY 2.375 ACRES OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1508 FOURAKER ROAD, AS DESCRIBED THEREIN (COUNCIL DISTRICT 12), WITH A TERM OF FIVE (5) YEARS AND A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT AMOUNT OF $1,194,246 IN FAIR SHARE FUND SECTOR 5.1, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 163.3180(11) & 163.3180(16), FLORIDA STATUTES, AND CHAPTER 655, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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9. 2008-896 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT APPLICATION AND CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND EAST BEACHES HOSPITALITY, LLC, A FLORIDA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, FOR A PROJECT TO BE KNOWN AS "BEACHES HOSPITALITY - PHASE II" (CCAS/CRC NO. 70836), CONSISTING OF A HOTEL WITH A MAXIMUM OF 19,000 SQUARE FEET AND 50 ROOMS ON APPROXIMATELY 1.25 ACRES OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SOUTHSIDE OF FARIO ROAD, BETWEEN GERONA DRIVE EAST AND HODGES BOULEVARD, AS DESCRIBED THEREIN (COUNCIL DISTRICT 3), WITH A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS AND A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT AMOUNT OF $225,459 IN FAIR SHARE FUND SECTOR 2.1, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 163.3180(11) & 163.3180(16), FLORIDA STATUTES, AND CHAPTER 655, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2008-918 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2008-555-E REGARDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 BUDGET, STRIKING PART IV, JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY AND REPLACING IT WITH A NEW PART IV, JACKSONVILLE AVIATION AUTHORITY; AMENDING THE 2008-2013 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2008-555-E TO REMOVE ALL PROJECTS RELATING TO CRAIG AIRPORT RUNWAY EXTENSION FROM THE CIP; ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL COUNCIL CONTINGENCY ACCOUNT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2008-921 A RESOLUTION TO AMEND RESOLUTION 2008-430-A, WHICH DESIGNATED THE FORMER JACKSONVILLE RACEWAY SITE AS A BROWNFIELD AREA, TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION CONTAINED THEREIN

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