March 3, 2009

1:30 p.m.


City Council Conference Room A

Suite 425, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street


Attendance:††† Council Members Jones (Chair), Holt; Janice Billy Council Auditorís Office; Peggy Sidman; Office of General Counsel; Sherry Hall, Administration; James Richardson, LaCree Carswell, Housing & Neighborhoods Department; Linda Lanier, Cynthia Nixon, Jacksonville Childrenís Commission; Ron Barton, Jorina Jolly, JEDC; Lin White, Jamie Brooks, Public Works; Attorney Tom Ingram; Sonia Johnson, Diane Smith ECAs; Juliette Williams, Legislative Svcs.


The Chairman called the meeting to order at 1:33 p.m. and proceeded to review the agenda, indicating the items that would be taken up for action, deferred or seconded and re-referred.


The Chair asked Peggy Sidman, Office of General Counsel, to explain the Finance Committee amendment on Item #1, 0RD 2009-19, Auth 1st Amend to a Redev Agreemt with Pearl Plaza Partners to Auth Refinance of Propty Provided Loan Interest does not exceed 80% of Appraised Value.


Janice Billy, City Council Auditorís Office, indicated that the amendment for Agenda Item #2, ORD 2009-63, Auth 2nd Amend & Declaration of Covenants & Restrictions to a Redev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & Riverplace Development, was explained on the back page of the marked agenda.


The Chair announced that Public Works officials would be at the Committee meeting to address concerns that the Chair had previously raised regarding repair complaints at the Mary Singleton Senior Center and baseball fields in his Council District.


There being no further business on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 1:37 p.m.



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



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