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
Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes
November 16, 2010
Topic: Finance Committee agenda meeting
Location: Conference Room A, City Hall –
In attendance: Council Members Jones (Chair) and Hyde (arr. 9:36)
Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman and Janice Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Sherry Hall – Mayor’s Office; Mickey Miller and Kevin Stork – Administration and Finance Department; Lin White and Bob Williams – Public Works Department; Carla Miller – Ethics Officer; Wight Greger and Laura Stagner – Housing and Neighborhoods Department; Susan Stewart – Duval Legislative Delegation; Dianne Smith, Connie Holt and Mina Hosseini - ECAs; Jessica Stephens – Legislative Services Division; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Tony Bates – Concerned Taxpayers of Duval County
Meeting Convened: 9:33 a.m.
Chairman Jones reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda, which showed 7 items to be deferred, 11 items ready for action (1 as an emergency), and 10 items to be read a second time and re-referred.
2010-616 (amending City Charter to restore an Ethics Code) has several competing amendments which the General Counsel’s Office will explain. Ethics Officer Carla Miller will be present to discuss the proposals.
2010-814 (expressing support for legislative bill J-4 to amend the City Charter regarding transparency in government) will be deferred pending further information on the potential costs of the new procedures.
2010-840 (increase Banking Fund authorization by $76.5 million to provide for courthouse construction borrowing) is being requested for emergency action; CFO Mickey Miller will answer questions.
At the conclusion of the agenda Mr. Miller will give a brief mandatory report on the City’s investment portfolio performance.
Meeting Adjourned: 9:36 a.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research
11.16.10 Posted 10:00 a.m.
Tapes: Finance agenda meeting– LSD
Materials: Auditor’s marked Finance agenda