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FINANCE

 

 

COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Tape No.________________________

10:00 AM

 

Council Chambers, 1st Floor, City Hall

Dana Farris,

Chief of Legislative Services

 

 

 

 

Warren Jones, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Jessica Stephens

Ray Holt, Vice Chair

Council Auditor: Kirk Sherman

Michael Corrigan (Arrived 10:06 am)

Asst. Council Auditor: Janice Billy

Ronnie Fussell

Attorney: Peggy Sidman

Kevin Hyde

Attorney: Steve Rohan

E. Denise Lee (Excused)

Chief of Research: Jeff Clements

 

Administration: Sherry Hall

 

 

Meeting Convened 10:00 AM Meeting Adjourned 10:13 AM

 

 

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

 

 


Attendance:

 

Conrad Markle (2010-616)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010.


 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1. 2009-499

ORD Auth Issuance of $360,000,000 BJP Sales Tax Rev Bonds to Refund Outstanding Spec Rev Bonds Issued for BJP Projs in Sec 761.102, Ord Code; Provide for Pymt of Bonds from Cent Sales Surtax Rev; Amend Ord 2001-431-E to Increase Rev Required to Issue Bonds. (Livermore, Freeman & McWilliams, P.A. & Rowland) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 07/28/09

 

1. 6/23/2009 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

7/20/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

7/21/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/28/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

Bill Summary

TEU: Approve

 

 

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

2. 2010-517

ORD Restructuring Mortgage & Note in Current Principal Amt of $135,250.15 with Help Center, Inc to Reduce Interest Rate from 3% to 0%, Convert Note to Non-Amortizing Loan that is Forgiven at Completion of all Program Requiremts under Local Housing Assist Plan apvd by Ord 2009-277-E & allow for Subordination of Loan to a Revolving Line of Credit of $50,000. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/27/10

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS, RCD (Added to RCD per CP 8/2/10)

 

7/20/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 7/20/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS (Added to RCD per CP 8/2/10)

 

9/8/2010 PHS Amend/Approve 5-0; 9/8/2010 F Amend/Approve 6-0

 

3. 9/14/2010 CO REREFERRED F, RCD

 

Fact Sheet

RCD: Defer

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

3. 2010-616

ORD-MC Amend Article 1, City Charter, to Add Chapt 2 (Ethics) to Estab Ethics Policy, to Authorize Estabmt of Ethics Code & Ethics Commission & Provide that COJ's Constitutional Officers Shall be Subject to Ethics Code; Repealing Sec 18.10 of Charter. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Johnson & substitued by Rules Committee)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/10/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R (Added to F as per C/P 10/12/10)

 

8/2/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

10/4/2010 R Sub/Approve 6-0

 

3. 10/12/2010 CO SUBSTITUTED/REREFERRED; R, F

 

10/18/2010 R Approve 4-0

 

Bill Summary

 

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

4. 2010-679

ORD-MC Amend Sec 126.111(b) (Certification of Pymt by Contractor), Ord Code, to Correct the Dept Name; Amend Sec 126.111(c) (Pymt of City Contracts) to Require Joint Pymt of Contractors & Subcontractors when Provisions of Sec 18.11 of City Charter are Waived. (Rohan) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 CO Introduced: R,F

 

9/7/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

9/8/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/14/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

R: Defer

 

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

5. 2010-695

ORD-MC Amend Secs 655.304 (Fair Share Assessmt Administrative Procedures; Admin Approval Process for Fair Share Assessmt Contracts with Assessmts Less than $100,000), Ord Code, 655.305 (Public Notice & Hearing Requiremts for Council Approval of Fair Share Assessmt Contracts with Assessmts of $100,000 or More, or with Terms Longer than 5 Yrs) & Creating New Sec 655.308 (Alternative Formula Fair Share Assessmt Contracts) to set an Alternative Formula for Fair Share Assessmt Contracts; Providing Eligibility Criteria for use of Alternative Formula. (Reingold) (Introduced by C/M Davis)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 CO Introduced: R,TEU,F

 

9/7/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer; 9/7/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

9/8/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/14/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, TEU, F

 

Bill Summary

R: Defer

TEU: Defer

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

6. 2010-742

ORD Approp $100,000 from Environmental Protection Fund to the Planning & Dev Dept to Create a Low Impact Dev Design Manual; Waive Secs 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund) & 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Ord Code; Designate Oversight by Plan & Dev Dept. (BT 10-134) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: R,TEU,F

 

10/4/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, TEU, F

 

Bill Summary

R: Amend/Approve

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

 

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

7. 2010-766

ORD-MC Creating new Sec 634.102(f), Ord Code, to Estab a $40 Court Cost on Felonies, Misdemeanors & Criminal Traffic Infractions to fund Elements of State Court Syst, Provide Progs thru Jax Area Legal Aid, Inc for Education, Mediation & Defense of Foreclosure Actions for Disadvantaged; Sunset on 12/31/14; Amend Sec 111.385 (Court Cost $65 Trust Fund per Sec 939.185 F.S.) to Conform Same to Statutory Changes; Create New Sec 111.386 (Court Cost $40 Trust Fund per Sec 939.185(1)(b) F.S.) to Receive Authorized Court Costs. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS,R

 

10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS, R

 

Bill Summary

R: Defer

 

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

8. 2010-768

ORD auth Redev Agreemt & Allocation of Dev Rights Agreemt among City, JEDC & Main Street Development, Inc re a 4,392 Sq Ft Retail Space Downtown; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: RCD,F,R

 

10/4/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, R

 

Bill Summary

R: Approve

RCD: Approve

 

 

 

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

9. 2010-779

ORD-MC Amend Secs 320.408 (Permits) & 320.409 (Schedule of Permit Fees), Ord Code, to Correct Inequities in Fee Permit Changes created by Ord 2010-216-E. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, PHS

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

R: Approve

 

 

 

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

 

 

 

 

10. 2010-780

ORD Auth Economic Dev Agreemt with MPS Group, Inc to Support Expansion of Operations in Jax; Recommend Apvl by Fla Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a QTI Business; Commit $60,000 Local Financial Support under QTI Tax Refund Prog with State Match of $240,000, a Total of $300,000 for 100 Jobs; Designate Oversight by JEDC; Timeline for Execution of Agreemt by MPS. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD

 

10/18/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

R: Amend/Approve

RCD: Amend/Approve

 

 

 

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

 

 

11. 2010-794

ORD Approp $1,200,000 in U.S. Dept of Energy's Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant Funds to Assist JEA in Implementing Energy Efficiency & Conservation Strategies in Residential & Commercial Sectors to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions & Total Energy Use of Eligible Entities for 7/13/10 - 6/2/13; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2011-2012; Designate Oversight by Environmental & Compliance Dept. (BT 10-174) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

10/18/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

TEU: Defer

 

 

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

12. 2010-795

ORD Auth Joint Use Agreemt with Twin Hills Civic Assn, Inc; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Reggie Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,RCD,F

 

10/18/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, F

 

Bill Summary

R: Defer

RCD: Defer

 

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

 

 

13. 2010-799

ORD Auth a Subordination of Maintenance Easemt to a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant bet Atlantic Land & Improvemt Co (Company) & the Fla DEP for Propty at 500 Water St to meet Requiremts of DEP & Ensure Proper Handling of Groundwater & Soil Contamination that Remains at Propty; Auth Agreemt with Company to provide Protections to the City due to Remaining Contamination. (Dist 4 - Redman) (Nelson) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

10/18/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

Bill Summary

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

 

AMEND(TEU)/APPROVE 5-0

 

 

14. 2010-800

ORD Auth a Subordination of Maintenance Easemt to a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant bet M&M Enterprise Group of Jacksonville, Inc (Company) & the Fla DEP for Propty at 3736 St Augustine Rd to meet Requiremts of DEP & Ensure Proper Handling of Groundwater & Soil Contamination that Remains at Propty; Auth Agreemt with Company to provide Protections to the City due to Remaining Contamination. (Dist 5 - Shad) (Nelson) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

10/18/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

Bill Summary

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

 

AMEND(TEU)/APPROVE 5-0

 

 

15. 2010-801

ORD Approp $156,300 Reimbursemt from Fla Div of Emerg Mgmt for City Deploying its Mobile Incident Mgmt Unit & Team Members as part of the State's Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Incident. (BT 10-173) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS

 

10/19/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

16. 2010-802

ORD Approp $800,000 to Restore Funding to the Jax Commitmt Scholarship Prog which was placed Below the Line in a Contingency Acct during FY 2011 Budget Apv Process in Ord 2010-557-E. (BT 11-010) (McCain) (Introduced by C/M Corrigan, Sponsored by C/M Hyde, Shad, Fussell, R. Brown, Jones)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,F

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

Bill Summary

R: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

 

17. 2010-803

ORD Apv Eminent Domain Settlemt of $315,000 Owners Damages, $57,375.64 Recoverable Costs & $98,537.50 Atty Fees, a Total of $470,913.14, which is $406,513.14 over Prev Deposited Amt, for Parcels 102, 103 & 730 re Ft Caroline Rd Proj in City of Jax v. Arlington American Legion Post 283, Inc, et al, Case No. 2008-CA-005194. (Dist 1 - Yarborough) (Duckworth) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

10/18/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

Bill Summary

TEU: Approve

 

 

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

 

18. 2010-811

RESO Apv Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of its Multifamily Housing Rev Bonds (Bennett Creek Apts), Series 2010, of $24,000,000 to Acquire, Construct & Equip said Rental Housing Dev. (Req of JHFA)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: RCD,F

 

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

19. 2010-822

ORD Transferring from $500,000 Ft Caroline Rd (Townsend to McCormick) BJP Proj to St Johns Bluff Rd (Alt 9A to Ft Caroline Rd) BJP Proj for Final Constrn Change Order & Addnl Landscaping to meet Tree Mitigation Permit; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to auth Changes. (BT 10-167) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

Fact Sheet

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

20. 2010-823

ORD Approp $1,000 Wal-Mart Donation to Jax Fire & Rescue Dept for Tables, Chairs & Operating Supplies for Logistical Support Trailer. (BT 11-009) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS

 

Fact Sheet

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

21. 2010-825

ORD Auth a Sovereignty Submerged Lands Lease Modification with Fla Internal Improvemt Trust Fund Bd of Trustees to Increase Existing Lease to Accommodate Extension of Existing 12-Slip Docking Facility to allow for Mooring of a new Marine Fireboat. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS

 

Fact Sheet

 

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

22. 2010-833

ORD Auth Lease Agreemt with Jose Rivera for 2-Yr Term & Option for 3-Yr Renewal for 343 Sq Ft on 1st Fl of Ed Ball Bldg, 214 Hogan St, for $5,851.58. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

Fact Sheet

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

23. 2010-834

ORD Auth Lease Agreemt with Downtown Vision, Inc for 1/1/11 - 9/30/12 & Option for 2-Yr Renewal for 1,938 Sq Ft on Corner of Hogan & Adams St & 1,538 Sq Ft on Corner of Julia & Monroe Sts, both on Ground Fl of Ed Ball Bldg at 214 Hogan St, No Annual Rent, & Flat Fee of $1,000/Mo Operating Costs. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

Fact Sheet

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

24. 2010-835

ORD Auth Lease Agreemt with Eric Ericson d/b/a/ Knott Jewelers for 10-Yr Term of 10-1-10 thru 9/30/2020 for 1,285.2 Sq Ft on 1st Fl of Ed Ball Bldg, 214 Hogan St, for $26,296.87 Annual Rent. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: TEU,F

 

Fact Sheet

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

25. 2010-836

ORD-MC Creating New Chapt 685 (Sexual Offender & Sexual Predator Regulation), Ord Code; Renumber Secs 674.501, 674.502 & 674.503 to be Secs 685.101, 685.102 & 685.103; Create New Sec 685.104 (Prohibited Holiday Activity for Sexual Offenders; Exceptions) to Regulate Dress & Conduct of Sexual Offenders & Sexual Predators around Children During Holidays; Prohibit their Participation in Holiday Activities that would Present Increased Opportunities to Gain & Violate Trust of Children; Provide for Residential Signage & other Responsibilities for Sexual Offenders & Predators during Halloween; Providing Penalties. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Redman)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

** Other items may be added to the agenda at the discretion of the Chair. **