RESEARCH DIVISION




August 5, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street




Attendance:  Council Members Bishop (Chair); Steve Rohan, Shannon Eller, Dylan Reingold, Shannon Eller, Office of General Counsel; Phillip Peterson, Council Auditor’s Office; Vince Seibold, Christi Veleta, Environmental Quality & Compliance; Sherry Hall, Lisa Rinaman,  Administration; Bob Williams, Public Works/Real Estate; Steve Smith, Planning & Development; Mike Miller, JTA; Mike Templeton, Lucy Cortesa, Environmental Protection Board; Ken Pinnix, Housing Department;  Randy Gallup, agent;  Meghan Friel, Celeste Hicks, Sandra Lane, 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 Auditor’s Office. 


The Chair made numerous inquiries about the status of pending legislation that had been on the Committee’s agenda for a while.


On 2006-794 (Designating Soutel/Moncrief Comm Redev Area as Jax Brownfield Area), Sherry Hall indicated that she would get further information on the status and report back to the Committee.


On ORD 2007-968 (Fair Share Assesmt for “Northwood Town Center” Proj.), Dylan Reingold will get further information on the status of the bill and report back to the Committee.


Phillip Peterson indicated that Council Member Jones is working with the various parties to reach an accord on 2007-1114 (Closing & Abandoning Portions of Rosselle St at req of Miller Electric).


Lin White said that permitting work is still underway with the St. Johns River Water Management District in trying to move 2007-1302. (Auth Agreemt with Beach Boulevard Venture for Beach to Construct a Retention Pond for Sandalwood Canal Flood Control Proj.)


Dylan Reingold indicated that ORD 2008-389 (Fair Share Assessment with Benez Properties for “Still Warehouse and Industrial Site” Proj) was being deferred at the request of the applicant; an amendment with proposed improvements in the project could be impending.


Shannon Eller explained that an amendment was being attached to ORD 2008-587 (Permitting 6 Perpendicular Parking Spaces on E/S of Palm Ave) and that the bill was being re-referred so technical corrections can be made to the bill so that when it comes back to Committee for action, it will be in proper form.


There being no further items on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 9:40 a.m.


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

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