CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                        117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

            DIRECTOR                                                                                                                                                                                 4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL

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Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

November 2, 2010

9:30 a.m.


Topic:  Finance Committee agenda meeting


Location:  Conference Room A, City Hall – St. James Building; 117 West Duval Street,

     Suite 425


In attendance:  Council Member Jones (Chair)

Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman and Janice Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Sherry Hall and Lisa Rinaman – Mayor’s Office; Mickey Miller and Kevin Stork – Administration and Finance Department; Lin White – Public Works Department;  Vince Seibold – Environmental and Compliance Department; Carla Miller – Ethics Officer; Joe Whitaker and Eric Lindstrom – JEDC; Eianne Smith. Alison Miller, Connie Holt and Sarah Lane - ECAs; Jessica Stephens – Legislative Services Division; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Joe Adams – Florida Times-Union


Meeting Convened:  9:35 a.m.


Chairman Jones reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda, which showed 7 items to be deferred, 10 items ready for action, and 8 items to be read a second time and re-referred.


2010-616 (amending City Charter to restore an Ethics Code) will be deferred in order to allow the Ethics Commission and the Charter Revision Commission to meet to resolve their differing recommendations.


2010-766 (establishing a new $40 court cost to fund court functions and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid) will be deferred at the request of the sponsor, Council Member Hyde, in the expectation that the Chief Judge and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid will be meeting to discuss the proposal.


Mr. Jones requested that a representative of the Office of General Counsel be present to discuss 2010-799 and -800 (subordination of City easements).


Meeting Adjourned:  9:38 a.m.


Minutes:  Jeff Clements, Council Research

                 11.2.10   Posted 5:00 p.m.

Tapes:      Finance agenda meeting– LSD


Materials:   Auditor’s marked Finance agenda