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June 17, 2008

9:30 a.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance: C/M Clark (Chair), Carmen Martin, Council Auditorís Office; Bob Williams, Lin White, Public Works; Stephen Smith, Planning & Development; Steve Rohan, Dylan Reingold Office of General Counsel; Vince Siebold, Environmental Quality & Compliance; Staci Lewis, Duncan Ross, agents; Karen Nasrallah, JEDC; ECA Meghan Friel; Sharonda Pender, Legislative Services


The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m. and proceeded to review the agenda, citing those items that were going to be taken up and those items that were either going to be deferred or read and re-referred.


The Chair asked where we were going with Items #1, ORD 2006-794, Designating Soutel/Moncrief Community Redev Area as Jax Brownfield Area for Environmental Rehab & Economic Dev. (Dist 10-Jones).Carmen Martin indicated that there was a companion bill emerging.The Chair asked that C/M Jones be called and reminded that the bill has been on the agenda for nearly two years.


On Item #2, ORD 2006-883, Auth Lease Agreemt for Tax Collector Office Space at 9680 Argyle Forest Blvd, the Chair asked if anyone had talked with the Tax Collector about this. Bob Williams, Public Works/Real Estate, announced that the bill would be withdrawn.


On Item #4, ORD 2007-968, Apv Fair Share Assessmt for ďNorthwood Town CenterĒ Proj, the Chair said that this bill had been on the agenda since October of last year.He wanted to know who the agent was.Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel, indicated that Paige Johnston of Rogers Tower was the agent and that it was his understanding that there are a number of issues being resolved, including railroad issues.


On Item #5, ORD 2007-1114, Closing & Abandoning Portions of Rosselle St at the Request of Miller Electric Co, the Chair indicated that he would ask C/M Warren Jones, the billís sponsor, what the status of this legislation is.


The Chair asked about the status of Item #6, ORD 2007-1302, Auth an Agreemt with Beach Boulevard Venture to Construct a Regional Stormwater Retention Pond for Benefit of Sandalwood Canal Flood Control Proj. Lin White (Public Works Dept) indicated that she would call John Pappas about this and hopefully have some information before the Committee meeting.


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 6-18-08

3:50 p.m.