CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                                    117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

            DIRECTOR                                                                                                                                                                                                 4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL

   OFFICE (904) 630-1452                                                                                                                                                                                  JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA  32202

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April 13, 2010

3:00 p.m.



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


In attendance:  Council President Clark, Council Members Webb, Yarborough, Holt, Shad, Redman, Joost, Crescimbeni, Jones


Also: Peggy Sidman, Steve Rohan, Cindy Laquidara, Dylan Reingold and Jason Gabriel – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman and Janice Billy  – Council Auditor’s Office; Dana Farris - Legislative Services Division; Lisa Rinaman - Mayor’s Office;  Lin White – Dept. of Public Works; John Crofts – Planning and Development Department; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Cheryl Brown – Council Secretary; Steve Cassada – Council Staff Services; Celeste Hicks, Dianne Smith, Rupal Wells, Alison Miller, Debbie Delgado, Sonia Johnson and Sarah Lane – ECAs; Kevin Meerschaert – WJCT; Tia Mitchell – Florida Times-Union


Meeting Convened:  3:00 p.m.


Council President Clark called the meeting to order and asked the committee chairs to report their committee actions, noting that there would be 3 resolution presentations at the beginning of the meeting.


Council Member Shad reviewed the Rules Committee’s actions from its meeting.  Council Member Webb requested that resolution 2010-193 (appointment of Parvez Ahmed to the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission) be re-referred to the Rules committee for further consideration.  Council Member Jones recommended that all appointments and reappointments approved last week in Rules be re-referred.


Council Member Joost reviewed the Finance Committee’s actions from its meeting.


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


Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reported that the actions of the PHS, TEU and RCD Committees were covered by the previous reports.


Peggy Sidman reported that 2010-217 (Trail Ridge Landfill settlement agreement) will be substituted and recommended for re-referral to committee.  That will place the bill in proper posture for the Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for next Monday at 11:30 a.m.


Ms Sidman also announced that the Office of General Counsel will be requesting a “shade” meeting to discuss 3 different topics.


Meeting Adjourned:  3:10 p.m.


Minutes:    Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

                 4/13/10  Posted 4:00 p.m.

Tapes:       Agenda meeting – LSD


Materials:   Marked agenda - LSD