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September 16, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street




Attendance:Council Members Bishop (Chair), Clark, Redman;Peggy Sidman, Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; Phillip Peterson, Kyle Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Sherry Hall, Administration; Lin White, Bob Williams, Public Works; Steve Smith, Planning & Development; Sandra Lane, Celeste Hicks, Meghan Friel, ECAs; Sharonda Pender, Legislative Svcs.


The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m. and proceeded to take everyone through the marked agenda with proposed actions provided by the Council Auditorís Office.


The Chair remarked that he would like to be done with Item #2, ORD 2007-803, Ord Amend Sec 656.1402 (Approval Procedure), Ord Code to estab Membership Terms for the Transit Oriented Dev Comm Members, and wondered whether or not the bill could be withdrawn.Peggy Sidman, Office of General Counsel, indicated that the Committee would move ahead and withdraw the bill.


The Chair inquired about the status of Item #4, ORD 2007-1114, Ord Closing & Abandoning Portions of Rosselle St at req of Miller Electric Co.Phillip Peterson, Council Auditorís Office, said that we are closer to moving this bill than we were two weeks ago.


The Chair inquired about Item #6, RESO 2008-296, RESO Tentatively Apv Duval Multi-Residential, Inc. a Non-Residential Solid Waste Collection Franchise.Peggy Sidman explained the delay in moving the bill and some background on the origin and purpose of the bill.She indicated that there were still some open issues, that this bill was an actual application for a permit; she has met with Council Member Graham and the applicant but has not heard anything lately.Lin White, Public Works, said that she would talk with Chris Pearson (Waste Management) about the matter.


The Chair inquired about the status of Item #8, ORD 2008-538, ORD Auth Amended & Restated Landfill Operation & Constrn Agreemt with Trail Ridge Landfill.John Germany, Office of General Counsel, wanted some of the language clarified.The contractorís mail office is located in Houston and the recent hurricane made communicating with the office difficult.


There being no further business on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 9:38 a.m.


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



Posted 09.16.08

3:05 p.m.