JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

March 3, 2009

2:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Jones (Chair),Crescimbeni, Holt, Corrigan, Graham, Clark, Brown; Peggy Sidman, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Sherry Hall, Administration; Juliette Williams, Legislative Svcs.

 

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 2:07 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2009-19

ORD Auth 1st Amend to a Redev Agreemt with Pearl Plaza Partners, LLC to Auth Refinance of Propty Provided Loan Interest does not Exceed 80% of Appraised Value. (Alderson) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/27/09

 

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

 

††† 1/20/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 1/21/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 1/27/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

2.2009-63

ORD auth 2nd Amend & Declaration of Covenants & Restrictions to a Redev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & Riverplace Development, LLC, allowing Developer to Receive Certain Pymts Prior to Sale of all Condo Units of the Proj; Designate JEDC as Contract Monitor. (Alderson) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/10/09

 

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

 

††† 2/2/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/3/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

 

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND/(f)APPROVE*SEE ATTACHMENT ON PAGE 6

The Amendment removes price restrictions placed on remaining 12 units; if units remain unsold at 12/31/12, the developer would receive the reduced REV grant payout at the applicable average sales price per square foot not to exceed 63.75%.

 

 

3.2009-96

RESO Apv Duval County Manatee Protection Plan (2007-2008 Update). (Nelson) (C/M Bishop at Req of Jax Waterways Comm)

 

1. 2/10/2009 COIntroduced: RCD,JWW

 

††† 2/18/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 2/24/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

 

 

4.2009-171

ORD Approp $214,096 from Jax Children's Comm Spec Rev Grant Fund - Summer Food Prog & Current Yr Subsidies & Contributions to JCC After School Food Prog to cover Addnl Costs, Including 15 New Sites of the Team Up Progs of Jax Journey, & Rates Increase by Vendor for Existing Sites; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2009-2010. (BT 09-070) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/24/09

 

1. 2/10/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 2/17/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/18/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 2/24/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND/(F)APPROVE 7 - 0

Amendment appropriates additional funding of $54,800 for a total of $268,896; attaches a revised BT.

 

 

5.2009-185

ORD Approp $200,000 ($125,000 Grant & $75,000 Loan) from NW Jax Economic Dev Fund to Cedar Grove Corp for Developmt of Expanded Truck Washing Facilities (Renovations & New Constrn at 3317 N. Edgewood Ave) & Apv Redev Agreemt for Proj; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2009-2010; Waiving a Developmt Fund Criteria to allow City to make a Loan in a 3rd Lien Position. (BT 09-67) (Alderson) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/24/09

 

1. 2/10/2009 COIntroduced: R,F,RCD

 

††† 2/17/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 2/17/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/18/2009 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 2/24/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

R: Defer

 

F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

 

 

6.2009-194

RESO Auth Application to Fla Inland Navigation Dist for 2009-2010 Grants for Waterways-Related Projs; Designate Oversight by Planning & Dev Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 2/24/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD,JWW

 

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

7.2009-201

ORD Apv & Adopt Amends to Jax/Duval County Affordable Housing Assistance Prog Local Housing Assistance Plan for FY's 2006-2007, 2007-2008 & 2008-2009, as Prev Amended; Auth Submission to Fla Housing Finance Corp for its Apvl of Amends to Existing Plan to Modify the Foreclosure Prevention Prog by Increasing the Max Subsidy & Clarify Prog Terms; Request Emerg Apv. (Chastain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/10/09

 

1. 2/24/2009 COIntroduced: R,F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

R: Emergency/Approve

 

F: Emergency/Approve

 

EMERGENCY/APPROVE 6 - 0

 

8.2009-203

ORD Approp $1,500,000 from 2009 Authorized Capital Projs Acct for var Repair & Maintenance Projs at Jax Municipal Stadium, Veterans Memorial Arena, The Baseball Grounds, Times Union Ctr for Performing Arts, Prime Osborn Convention Ctr & Jax Equestrian Ctr; Amend Ord 2008-555-E (CIP) to apv "Governmental Facilities Capital Maintenance" Proj. (BT 09-059) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/10/09

 

1.       2/24/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

9.2009-210

ORD Approp $330,015.52 ($317,865.60 from Economic Dev Capital Projs Fund for Dist 5 Town Ctr Projs & $12,149.92 from Tree Protection Fund Prev Approp for McDuff Ave Town Ctr Proj) to JTA for the Proj Improvemts; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2009-2010; Auth Joint Participation Agreemt with JTA for the Improvemts; Amend Ord 2008-555-E (CIP) to auth said Projs; Provide Oversight by Housing & Neighborhoods Dept. (BT 09-081) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/10/09

 

1. 2/24/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD,TEU

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

10.2009-212

ORD Transferring $171,335 from Salaries/Benefits Subobject to var Operating Subobject to fund Operating Expenses of Jax Journey School Rec Leagues. (BT 09-091) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/10/09

 

1.       2/24/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

11.2009-229

ORD Naming the Pocket Park at 1403 Riverplace Blvd "St Johns Park". (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/10/09

 

1. 2/24/2009 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:20 p.m.

 

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

 

03.04.09

Posted 10:32 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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