RESEARCH DIVISION




July 15, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street




Attendance:  Council Members Bishop (Chair), Shad (Vice Chair), Redman, Gaffney; Steve Rohan, Shannon Eller, Cherry Shaw, Tracy Arpen, Office of General Counsel; Chris Pearson, Public Works/Waste Management; Vince Seibold, Environmental Quality & Compliance; Sherry Hall, Administration; Bob Williams, Public Works/Real Estate; Steve Smith, Laurie Kattreh, Jody McDaniel, Planning & Development; Lin White, Public Works; Paige Johnston, Paul Harden, Anna Shea, Duncan Ross; Scott Wilson, Celeste Hicks, Sandra Lane, Diane Smith, Meaghan 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 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.


Sherry Hall indicated that with regard to 2006-794 (Designating Soutel/Moncrief Comm Redev Area as Jax Brownfield Area) there was a companion bill in the works, that the Administration is assessing some State issues, and that she would get back to the Committee with further information.


The Chair indicated that he would be meeting with Mike Miller at JTA to ascertain where we were going with 2007-803 (Membership Terms for the Transit Oriented Dev Comm).


Paige Johnston indicated that it is going to take a couple of months to complete the work on the changes in the development plans in  2007-968 (Fair Share Assesmt for “Northwood Town Center” Proj.


Bob Williams (Public Works/Real Estate) 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 the City is still working with the St. Johns River Water Management District in trying to move 2007-1302 (agreement with Beach Boulevard Venture LLC to construct regional stormwater retention pond).


The Chair indicated that it was his understanding that issues with the State had to be resolved before we could move forward on 2008-134 (Funding for Red Light Running Cameras) and that in any event he would ask the bill’s sponsor, C/M Joost, what his intentions were.


Shannon Eller said that an amendment would be needed to add a more current inflation schedule to 2008-255 (Fair Share Assessmt for “L and S Ranch” Proj.).


The City is waiting for the applicant to satisfy Risk Management’s requirements before there is movement on 2008-296 (Apv Duval Multi-Residential Svcs, Inc., a Non-Residential Solid Waste Collection Franchise).


Paige Johnston said that a deferral would be requested for 2008-839 (Fair Assessmt for “Still Warehouse and Industrial Site” Proj.


There being no further items on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 9:45 a.m.


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



Posted 07.16.08

10:53 a.m.