RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

December 01,2009

 

JOHNNY GAFFNEY, 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, December 01,2009. The meeting was called to order at 2:02 P.M. by Committee Chair Johnny Gaffney. The meeting adjourned at 2:04 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Johnny Gaffney, Chair Marilyn Allen, Legislative Aide

CM Reggie Brown, Vice Chair Janice Billy, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Ronnie Fussell Arrived 2:04 Peggy Sidman, General Counsel

CM Daniel Davis John Jackson, Research Asst.

CM Art Graham Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Art Shad

CM Glorious Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 

 


1. 2009-922 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE SALE IN ONE OR MORE SERIES IN AN ORIGINAL AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF NOT EXCEEDING $15,000,000 OF THE AUTHORITY'S HOMEOWNER MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2009, FOR THE STRUCTURING OF A SINGLE FAMILY MORTGAGE LOAN PROGRAM FOR QUALIFIED SINGLE-FAMILY PARTICIPANTS PURSUANT TO THE HFA INITIATIVE/NEW ISSUE BOND PROGRAM PURCHASE ("NIBP") PROGRAM AUTHORIZED BY THE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT OF 2008; APPROPRIATING THE AGGREGATE SUM OF $1,036,975.00 ($436,975.00 FOR THE COSTS OF ISSUANCE, AND $600,000.00 TO FUND FOUR PERCENT (4%) SUBSIDY SUBORDINATE LOANS FOR THE SINGLE-FAMILY MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2009, TO FACILITATE THE ORIGINATION OF THE HOMEOWNER MORTGAGE LOANS FROM THE BOND PROCEEDS); PROVIDING FOR DEPOSIT OF UNUSED FUNDS INTO THE AUTHORITY'S ORIGINATING ACCOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE CARRYOVER OF FUNDS EACH FISCAL YEAR; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE as EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Brown, Davis, Gaffney, Johnson, Meserve, Shad, ( 6 )

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2. 2009-923 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE SALE IN ONE OR MORE SERIES (AND TO ONE OR MORE BORROWERS FOR ONE OR MORE PROJECTS) IN AN ORIGINAL AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF NOT EXCEEDING $46,000,000 OF THE AUTHORITY'S MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2009, FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, PURSUANT TO THE HFA INITIATIVE/NEW ISSUE BOND PROGRAM PURCHASE ("NIBP") PROGRAM AUTHORIZED BY THE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT OF 2008; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE as EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Brown, Davis, Gaffney, Johnson, Meserve, Shad, ( 6 )

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3. 2009-898 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $100,000 FROM THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES CAPITAL PROJECTS - OTHER CONSTRUCTION COSTS ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO COUPLES FOR CHRIST, INC. ("LICENSEE") FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO THE SUNNY ACRES COMMUNITY CENTER ("CENTER") AT 2850 WOMPI DRIVE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-033; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND LICENSEE UNDER WHICH LICENSEE WILL ASSUME OPERATION OF THE CENTER FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY AND MAINTAINING ACCESS TO THE CENTER BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC, SAID LICENSE AGREEMENT BEING FOR A TERM OF 10 YEARS WITH THREE (3) FIVE (5) YEAR RENEWAL OPTIONS, AT $1.00 PER YEAR; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A FUNDING ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND LICENSEE; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY

ORDINANCE 2009-513-E TO REALLOCATE FUNDS FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "SUNNY ACRES COMMUNITY CENTER"; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

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4. 2009-900 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND BELET'S MILLWORK, INC. (THE "AMENDMENT") SO AS TO EXTEND THE LOAN MATURITY DATE TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, AND TO PROVIDE FOR NEW MONTHLY LOAN PAYMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,115.00; PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION OF ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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5. 2009-908 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT REVENUE BONDS (NORTH FLORIDA SHIPYARDS, INC. PROJECT) BY THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION IN AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,000,000 TO PROVIDE ALL OR A PART OF THE FUNDS TO FINANCE THE COSTS OF A CAPITAL PROJECT COMPRISING AN "INDUSTRIAL PLANT" AND A "COMMERCIAL PROJECT IN AN ENTERPRISE ZONE" TO BE OWNED AND OPERATED BY NORTH FLORIDA SHIPYARDS, INC.; PROVIDING THAT SAID BONDS SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A DEBT, LIABILITY OR OBLIGATION OF THE CITY, THE COMMISSION, THE STATE OF FLORIDA OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF, OR A CHARGE AGAINST THE CITY'S GENERAL CREDIT OR TAXING POWERS BUT SHALL BE PAYABLE SOLELY FROM THE REVENUES HEREIN PROVIDED; AUTHORIZING AN ALLOCATION OF NOT EXCEEDING $4,000,000 TO NORTH FLORIDA SHIPYARDS, INC. FOR THE PROJECT FROM A PORTION OF THE CITY'S SUBALLOCATION OF THE NATIONAL VOLUME CAP FOR "RECOVERY ZONE FACILITY BONDS" PURSUANT TO THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT; WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 104.306(b)(3) (APPLICATION REVIEW) OF CHAPTER 104 (BONDS), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE BORROWER TO AWARD THE SALE OF THE BONDS WITHOUT MEETING CERTAIN RATING, DISCLOSURE, RESALE AND DENOMINATION SIZING REQUIREMENTS OF SAID SECTION, AND PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF THE BONDS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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