CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                                    117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

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November 9, 2010

4:00 p.m.


Location:  City Council Chamber, City Hall – St. James Building; 117 West Duval Street,


In attendance:  Council President Webb, Council Members Yarborough, Holt, Bishop, Jones, Redman, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, D. Brown and Johnson (arr. 4:06)


Also: Steve Rohan, Peggy Sidman, Dylan Reingold, Katrina Nelson and Cherry Shaw – Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy  – Council Auditor’s Office; Steve Cassada – Council Staff Services; Sherry Hall and Lisa Rinaman – Mayor’s Office;  Dana Farris – Legislative Services Division; Celeste Hicks, Alison Miller, Connie Holt and Sandra Lane – ECAs


Meeting Convened:  4:04 p.m.


Council President Webb convened the meeting and asked the committee chairs to report their committee actions.


Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reviewed the actions of the Rules Committee from its meeting and stated that 2010-527 (Ordinance Code amendments re: animal control and regulation) will be postponed for one more cycle.


Council Member Bishop reviewed the actions of the TEU Committee from its meeting.


Council Member Yarborough reported that the actions of the RCD Committee from its meeting.


Council Member Jones reviewed the actions of the Finance Committee from its meeting.


Janice Billy reviewed the actions of the PHS Committee from its meeting.


Council Member Crescimbeni reviewed the LUZ Committee’s actions from its meeting, noting that 2010-624 (rezoning on Dunn Avenue) was re-referred at the last Council meeting and the committee reaffirmed its previous recommendation.



President Webb requested that 2010-484 and -485 (land use amendment and rezoning on Loretto Road) be continued for one more cycle with the expectation that it will be definitely acted upon at the next Council meeting.


President Webb announced that there would be an addendum to the agenda with 5 items.  He also noted that former Council Member John Meserve had submitted an official letter of resignation.


Council Member Crescimbeni requested that another public hearing opportunity be scheduled for 2010-527 (animal control) since the bill has been substantially changed through the course of the legislative process.  President Webb agreed to consider an appropriate venue for another hearing and pledged to have the bill acted upon at the next meeting.


2010-814 (resolution supporting legislative bill J-4 regarding transparency in government) was given an additional referral to the Finance Committee.



The meeting was adjourned at 4:12 p.m.


Minutes:  Jeff Clements, Council Research

                 11.10.10   Posted 5:00 p.m.

Tapes:      Council agenda meeting – LSD


Materials:   Auditor’s marked agenda - LSD