JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

November 3, 2009

2:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Gaffney (Chair), Brown, Fussell, Shad, Meserve, Johnson, Davis; Margaret Sidman, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Sherry Hall, Administration; Sharonda Davis, Legislative Svcs., John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.

 

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 2:03 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2009-733

ORD Approp $35,600 from ETR Funds for Installation of HVAC ($24,600) & Fire Alarm ($10,000) in Metro Kids Konnection, Inc Bldg at 5020 Cleveland Rd; Waive Requiremts of Autumn Bond for Use on City Propty & be Open to Public; Require Compliance with var Secs of Chapts 106& 118; Designate Public Works to Oversee Proj; Provide for Direct Procuremt of Contractual Svcs Pursuant to Sec 126.107(g), Ord Code. (Dist 10-Brown) (Sidman) (C/M Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/22/09

 

1. 9/8/2009 COIntroduced: R,F,RCD

 

††† 9/14/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/14/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/15/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/22/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 R Amend/Approve 6-1 (Yarborough)

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Amend/Approve

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 7-0

 

The Amendment corrects amount to $36,400; corrects reference from 6 to 5; labels exh B; changes HVAC to fence and revises all documents and exhibits.

 

 

 

 

2.2009-746

RESO Apv Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of its Homeowner Mortgage Rev Bonds of $40,000,000 to fund Purchase of Mortgage Loans of Local Institutions for Single Family Homes, or Purchasing Securities to Refund Outstanding Bonds of JHFA made for such Purpose; Require Addnl Council Apvl Prior to Sale of Bonds. (Chastain) (Req of JHFA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 147(f), Internal Rev Code by JHFA - 9/9/09 - HELD

 

1. 9/22/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/5/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/6/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/13/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

3.2009-747

RESO Auth Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of its Multifamily Housing Rev Bonds (Towers of Jacksonville), Series 2009, of $13,000,000 for Acquisition, Rehab & Equipping of Multifamily Rental Housing Dev for Elderly Persons of Low, Middle, or Moderate Income. (Chastain) (Req of JHFA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 147(f), Internal Rev Code by JHFA - 9/9/09 - HELD

 

1. 9/22/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/5/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/6/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/13/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 6-0

 

Amendment adds language stating that the preliminary commitment has expired and this is an extension to April 1, 2010; places revised meeting minutes on file.

 

4.2009-776

ORD Approp $100,000 from CDBG Lapsed Funds to Northwest Jax Community Dev Corp for a Predevelopmt Grant re Northpointe Commercial Ctr to be at Myrtle Ave & Moncrief Rd; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 09-180) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 7-0

 

Amendment attaches project cost sheet as exh; adds language to state that $500 was previously appropriated for this project under the 09/10 CDBG funding recommendation.

 

 

5.2009-779

ORD Approp $100,000 from Rec & Community Svcs Capital Projs/Other Constrn Costs - Community Ctr Rehab Acct to the Lillian Saunders Park Site - Community Ctr Acct to fund Family Nurturing Center of Florida, Inc (FNC) for Constrn of said Center at 2759 Bartley Cir; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth License Agreemt & a Funding Assistance Agreemt with FNC to Assume Operation of Ctr to Provide Programming to Neighborhood Children & Families & Access by the Gen Public for 10-Yr Term with 3 5-Yr Renewal Options at $1/Yr; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to Auth said Proj. (BT 09-183) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

6.2009-780

ORD Approp $100,000 ($50,000 Fla Dept of State Historic Preservation Grant Funds & $50,000 Match from Rsv for Fed Progs Acct) for the Betz Tiger Point Preserve Survey & Field School Phase II Proj; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (BT 09-184) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

7.2009-786

ORD Auth an Open Air Market Operator Agreemt with San Marco Preservation Society, Inc for Operation on Saturdays bet 6:30 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. in City-Owned Balis Park at 1999 San Marco Blvd for 1-Yr Term with Option of 3 Addnl 1-Yr Terms at $1/Yr; Auth Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

8.2009-787

ORD Auth Grant Agreemt bet City, FDEP & Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Fla for Pymt of City's Share of Grant Funding for the Florida Sea Islands Paddling Trail; Auth Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

9.2009-804

ORD Apv New Entrance Fee Waiver Policy for Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park & Huguenot Memorial Park. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

10.2009-817

ORD Amend Chapt 111 (Spec Rev & Trust Accts), Ord Code, to Create new Sec 111.136 (Sports Complex Capital Maint Enterprise Fund) to Deposit the 2% Transient Rentals Tax from Convention Dev Taxes Collected Pursuant to Chapt 764 into said Fund to Construct, Extend, Enlarge, Remodel, Repair, Improve or Maintain the Sports Complex. (Laquidara) (C/P Clark & C/M Webb)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09, 11/10/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Contd 11/10/09/ Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 7-0

 

Amendment adds carry forward language for trust fund project approp; identifies name of rev source in M.C. section

 

 

11.2009-818

ORD Approp $70,845 from San Mateo Neighborhood Park to Construct a Batting Cage & a 10x12 Storage Facility on Tom Marshall Park at 1471 Elmar Rd; Provide for Procuremt Directive to Competitively Bid; Auth Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (Sidman) (C/M Holt)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/27/09

 

1. 10/13/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 10/19/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/20/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 7-0

 

Amendment corrects project detail to est project PR 472-02 as batting cage.

 

 

12.2009-823

ORD Approp $338,000 from Gen Fund - Debt Svc Acct to pay for Higher than Anticipated Part-Time Salaries, Overtime, Payroll Taxes, Contractual Svcs & Electrical Utility Costs at Cecil Field Commerce Ctr for FY 2008-2009. (BT 09-186) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/09

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

13.2009-859

ORD Renaming the LaSalle Pocket Park at 801 LaSalle St "Greenscape Celebration Park"; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/09

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

14.2009-860

ORD Auth a 2nd Amend to Redev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & Kimmik Corp to Extend Date for Constrn Completion, Modify Timing of Individual Historic Preservation Trust Fund Grant Pymts & Revise Certain Default Provisions to Align with Modified Performance Schedule & Grant Pymt Schedule; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/09

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

15.2009-866

ORD Approp $187,468.21 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund Investmt Pool Earnings for Addnl Funding to "Venetia Towncenter-Landscaping" Proj; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to auth Proj. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/09

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

16.2009-867

ORD Approp $25,000 ($12,500 from Executive Operating Contingency & $12,500 from Council Operating Contingency) for Study of Manatee Habitat & Usage, & Human Usage of St Johns River for a Contract & Renewals Apvd by Ord 2008-900-E; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Designate Oversight by Planning Dept. (Sidman) (C/P Clark & C/M Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/09

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F:Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

17.2009-869

ORD Auth Amend to Agreemt for Tributary Water Quality Restoration, Lower St Johns River Basin, with SJRWMD for Completion of Environmental Info Documts & a Septic Tank Phase Out Facilities Plan; Auth Amends to Subcontracts with Water & Sewer Expansion Authority & the Duval County Health Dept for Performing Certain Obligations of SJRWMD Agreemt; Amend Ord 2008-130-E to Provide $325,000 for Duval County Septic Tank Enforcemt Prog for FY 2009-2010, Provide $70,000 to Develop a Facilities Plan to Secure Funding for Addnl Septic Tank Phase-Out Areas & Provide $20,000 for an EPA-Required Environmental Info Documt for Lincoln Villas; Auth Funds Carryover to Subsequent FY's. (BT 10-130) (Rowland) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/10/09

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: F,PHS,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

PHS: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

18.2009-870

RESO of City Support for Transforming the American Heritage Rivers initiative into a Fed Prog, to allow the St Johns River & the 13 other American Heritage Rivers to be Eligible for Fed Funds. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/27/2009 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BILL SUMMARY

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

 

There being no further business on the calendar, the meeting was adjourned at 2:10 p.m.

 

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

 

11.03.09

Posted: 4:00 p.m.