OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL
CHERYL L. BROWN 117 WEST DUVAL STREET,
DIRECTOR 4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL
OFFICE (904) 630-1452
FAX (904) 630-2906
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MEETING MINUTES
January 12, 2010
Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall –
In attendance: Council President Clark, Council Members Webb, Yarborough, Holt, Bishop, Joost, Crescimbeni (arr. 3:05), Meserve, Johnson, Redman, Shad, Jones, Gaffney (arr. 3:03) and Brown
Also: Cindy Laquidara, Steve Rohan, Peggy Sidman and Dylan Reingold – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman, Janice Billy and Philip Peterson – Council Auditor’s Office; Dana Farris - Legislative Services Division; Sherry Hall - Mayor’s Office; James Richardson – Housing and Neighborhoods Department; Lin White and Jamie Brooks – Dept. of Public Works; John Crofts – Planning and Development Department; Cheryl Brown, Council Secretary/Director; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Steve Cassada – Council Staff Services; Kevin Meerschaert – WJCT; Tia Mitchell – Florida Times-Union; Scott Wilson, Celeste Hicks, Suzanne Warren and Sandra Lane – ECAs; Jim Gilmore; Paul Harden; Bill Birchfield; Nelson Cuba - FOP
Meeting Convened: 3:00 p.m.
Council President Clark called the meeting to order and asked the committee chairs to report their committee actions.
Council Member Joost reviewed the Finance Committee’s actions from its meeting, noting that the Rules Committee substitute should be moved for 2009-891 (amendment to Third and Main JEDC incentive package).
Council Member Shad reviewed
the Rules Committee’s actions from its meeting.
He noted that Council Member Redman is requesting deferral of 2009-894
(moving City elections to November beginning in 2018). He also noted that Nelson Cuba, President of
the local FOP, has requested deferral of 2009-883 (support for legislative bill
J-3 regarding Civil Service Board rules of procedure). Mr.
Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reported that the actions of the PHS Committee were covered by the previous reports.
Council Member Gaffney
Council Member Holt reviewed
the LUZ Committee’s actions from its meeting.
He reported that Council Member Corrigan will have a floor amendment for
2009-907 (off-street parking and loading zone requirements) regarding parking
in designated historic districts. Council
Member Bishop requested deferral of 2009-668 (rezoning for Racetrac Petroleum
Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reviewed the TEU Committee’s actions from its meeting.
Chief Legislative Counsel Peggy Sidman reported that she would have a minor floor amendment for 2009-868 (amendment to Ordinance Code Chapter 118 – Public Service Grants). She also reminded the Council of the shade meeting scheduled for 3:30 p.m.
Council Member Yarborough
reported that the Council Auditor has raised objections to 2009-901 (fair share
assessment agreement for development on
Council Member Holt requested that 2009-940 (public service tax exemption for Gerdau Ameristeel) be deferred.
Meeting Adjourned: 3:23 p.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Chief of Research
Tapes: Agenda meeting – LSD
Materials: Marked agenda - LSD