CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                                    117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

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August 24, 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, Crescimbeni, Corrigan, Redman and Joost


Also: Peggy Sidman, Steve Rohan and Dylan Reingold – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman and Janice Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Dana Farris - Legislative Services Division; Sherry Hall – Mayor’s Office; Lin White and Bob Williams – Dept. of Public Works; Wight Gregor – Housing and Neighborhoods Department; Steve Cassada – Council Staff Services;  Celeste Hicks, Sandra Lane, Connie Holt and Scott Wilson – ECAs; Penny Thompson – Shands Jacksonville; Nelson Cuba – Fraternal Order of Police


Meeting Convened:  4:03 p.m.


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


Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy gave the Rules Committee report.  She noted that motions to approve bills 2010-473 (reappointment of Peter Sleiman to the Police and Fire Pension Fund board) and 2009-894 (changing timing of local elections and changing time when City elected officials take office) failed in the committee by votes of 3-4 and 1-5, respectively.  President Webb confirmed that the Floor Leader will move approval of both bills.


Council Member Bishop reviewed the actions of the TEU Committee from its meeting.  Council Member Holt requested that 2010-636 (granting conservation easement on Heckscher Drive) be pulled from the consent agenda so that he may offer a floor amendment.  Mr. Bishop also noted that 2010-643 (appropriating $1.34 million to supplement shortages in drainage bond project funding) will appear on the addendum to the agenda and will be moved for discharge from its committees.


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


Ms. Billy reviewed the actions of the Finance Committee from its meeting.


Ms. Billy reported that all of the actions of the PHS Committee had been covered by previous reports.


Council Member Crescimbeni reviewed the LUZ Committee’s actions from its meeting.


The meeting was adjourned at 4:10 p.m.


Jeff Clements, Council Research Division


Posted: 5:00 p.m.