OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL

 

CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                        117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

            DIRECTOR                                                                                                                                                                                 4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL

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Finance Committee Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Tape No.________________________

10:00 AM 

 

Council Chambers 1st Floor,  City Hall

Dana Farris,

Chief of Legislative Services

 

 

 

 

Daniel Davis, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Jessica Stephens

Warren Jones, Vice Chair

Council Auditor: Kirk Sherman

Ronnie Fussell

Asst. Council Auditor: Janice Billy

Michael Corrigan

 

Kevin Hyde

Attorney: Steve Rohan

E. Denise Lee

Research Assistant: John J.  Jackson

Ray Holt (Excused)

Administration: Sherry Hall

 

 

                        Meeting Convened 10:03 AM                          Meeting Adjourned 10:33 AM

 

 

Attendance:

 

Dan Kleman, Director, Fire & Rescue (2010-560)

Ron Barton, JEDC (2010-604)

Bob Williams, Real Estate, Public Works (2010-607)

Bill Joyce, Chief, Engineering & Construction Mgt (2010-643)

 

 

 

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 ½ 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: Defer

 

DEFER

 

2.  2009-549

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 116 (Employees & Employee Benefits), Create new Sec 116.901 (Asst Mgmt Improvement Officers); AMIOs to be Apptd by Mayor & Confirmed by Council; Limit Number to 20;  Addressing Qualifications, Job Descriptions, Salary Ranges; Create Reporting Requirement; Protect Existing Employees. (Rohan) (C/M Johnson & Webb)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/11/09

 

1. 7/28/2009 CO  Introduced: R,F

 

    8/3/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/11/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

 

DEFER

 

3.  2010-226

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of 7th St W, an Opened & Improved R/W bet Powhattan & Hiram Sts, at Req of Edward Waters College, Subject to Reservation of Easemt over closed R/W for Ingress & Egress & for all Utilities; Waive Processing Fee of Sec 123.102(b)(2)(i), Ord Code, Because of Applicant's Work in Concert with CDBG Proj of the Housing & Neighborhoods Dept, Community Dev Div & for Improvemt of Pedestrian Safety. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

TEU PH Pursuant to Sec. 336.10, F.S. - 4/20/10, 5/18/10, 6/2/10, 6/15/10, 7/19/10, 8/2/10, 8/16/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/13/10

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO  Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

    4/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer;    4/5/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    4/6/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/13/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

TEU: Defer

 

DEFER

 

4.  2010-326

ORD-MC Estab New Chapt 149 (Prohibition on the Use of Slot Machine-Like Spinning Reels, Video Displays or Similar Technology to Display the Results of a Raffle, Sweepstakes, Contest or Other Promotion) of Title VI (Business, Trades & Occupations), Ord Code; Provide for Civil Penalties & Injunctive Relief; Estab Exemptions. (Rohan) (C/M Hyde, Redman, Holt, Yarborough, Davis, Shad, Corrigan, Graham) (CPAC Letter of Support on File)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO  Introduced: R,PHS(Added to RCD as per C/P 5/11/2010) (Added to F per C/P 6/1/10)

 

    5/3/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer;    5/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/11/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, PHS, RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

RCD: Defer

 

DEFER

 

5.  2010-457

ORD Auth Granting to JEA an Easemt to Operate & Maintain Water Svcs Outside of Public R/W that is Touchton Rd (W of Southside Blvd). (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/22/10

 

1. 6/8/2010 CO  Introduced: F,TEU

 

    6/14/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    6/15/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/22/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND (TEU)/APPROVE

 

1.       Attach revised exhibit 1

2.       Pg 1, line 7, add a comma after easement

 

6.  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)

 

 

FACT SHEET

RCD: Defer

 

DEFER

 

7.  2010-527

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 111 (Spec Rev & Trust Accts) Ord Code, Secs 111.450 (Spay & Neuter Rebate Trust Fund) & 111.455 (Animal Care and Control Training & Veterinary Svcs Trust Fund for Disposition of License Fees & Create new Sec 111.456 (Animal Care & Protective Svcs Training & Cruelty Prevention Trust Fund) to Fund said Svcs; Amend Chapt 462 (Animals) by making Vast Amends to all existing 12 Parts of Chapt & Creating new Part 13 (Excessive Intact Animal Permits), Part 14 (Grant Funds & Similar Rev Streams), Part 15 (Permanent Pet Identification Requiremt) & Part 16 (Importation of Animals, Quarantine, Vaccination Requiremts). (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,TEU (CP added to R & PHS 7/27/10)

 

    7/19/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    7/20/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

FACT SHEET

TEU: Defer

 

DEFER

 

8.  2010-554

ORD Levying Annual Taxes for 2010 Calendar Yr on Real & Personal Propty in Gen Svcs Dist, Not Including Urban Svc Dists 2, 3, 4 or 5 (Atlantic Bch, Neptune Bch, Jax Bch & Baldwin); Stating Percentage Increase over 2010 Rolled-Back Rate; Auth Assessmt & Collection. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 200.065, F.S. - 9/14/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

9.  2010-555

ORD Levying Annual Taxes for 2010 Calendar Yr on Real & Personal Propty Including only Urban Svc Dists 2, 3 & 4, Atlantic Bch, Neptune Bch & Jax Bch; Stating Percentage Increase over 2010 Rolled-Back Rate; Auth Assessmt & Collection. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 200.065, F.S. - 9/14/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

10.  2010-556

ORD Levying Annual Taxes for 2010 Calendar Yr on Real & Personal Propty Including Only Urban Svc Dist 5, Town of Baldwin; Stating Percentage Increase over 2010 Rolled-Back Rate; Auth Assessmt & Collection. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 200.065, F.S. - 9/14/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

11.  2010-557

ORD Approp Funds & Estab City of Jax, JEA, Water & Sewer Expansion Auth, Jax Aviation Auth, JPA, JTA, Police & Fire Pension Fund & Downtown Vision Business Improvemt Dist Budgets for 2010 - 2011 FY, Capital Improvemt Budget for 2010-2011 FY, Public Svc Grants, Capital Outlays, Employee Cap; Provide for Fed Public Svc Grants, State & Fed Grant Progs, Position Allocations & Temp Hrs, Forecasted Gen Fund Rev & Expenditures, All Years Budget City Banking Fund, Septic Tank Failure Schedule, Capital Projs, Auto Allowance Restrictions, Pension Contributions; Waive Sec 51.102, Ord Code, to fund Jax Children's Comm (JCC) as Provided herein; Waive 106.216(h) Cash Funding Provisions; Waive Sec 106.219 Requiring Unit Cost & Svc Quality Measures; Waive Chapt 126 as to SMG Procurement Policies; Waive Sec 106.203(a) to Auth Codifications; Provide for JCC Comprehensive Budget Transfer Powers; Provide for Public Works Charge Back Limitations; Estab Municipal Purpose in Compliance with Sec 106.203(b), re Food & Beverage Purchasing; Amend Sec 51.104 (Powers & Duties) to allow JCC Provider to Provide Light Snacks & Beverages as Part of their Progs; Provide for Operations, Functions & Regulation of Jax Journey & its Oversight Comm; Incorporating Schedules. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 200.065, F.S. - 9/14/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

12.  2010-558

ORD Adopt FY's 2011-2015 Inclusive Capital Improvemt Prog; Direct Revisions & Updating of Capital Improvemts Element of 2011 Comp Plan. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

13.  2010-559

ORD Auth Increasing Principal Amt of Banking Funds Bonds to be Issued up to $66,180,696 Net Proj Funds; Supplementing Proj List to Revise Items of Capital Equipmt & Improvemts as Authorized by var Ords; Declaring Intent to Reimburse. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

14.  2010-560

ORD-MC Amend Sec 421.103 (Fire & Rescue Capital Study), Ord Code, to Change Date of Consultant Report to 2015. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 4-1 (Fussell)

 

Council Member Jones asked Fire & Rescue Director Klemen what impact changing the date of the report would have.  The Director indicated that there would be virtually no impact excepting to read that the date of the report had changed.

 

 

15.  2010-561

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 634 (Fines & Costs), Ord Code, Sec 634.102 (Assessmt of Court Cost by Circuit & County Courts) to Increase the State Court Facilities Surcharge from $15 to $30; Amend Chapt 111 (Spec Rev & Trust Accts), Sec 111.380 (Court Cost $15 Courthouse Trust Fund per Sec 634.102(e)) to Rename the Sec Title. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

16.  2010-563

ORD Approp $29,615 ($26,653.50 FEMA Grant & $2,961.50 Match from Propty Owners) for a Minor Flood Control Proj at 32 Dongalla Ct as part of the Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Prog; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-139) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

17.  2010-564

ORD Approp $20,415 from Courts Technology/Circuit Courts Acct to buy 17 Laptop Computers for the Judiciary. (BT 10-141) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

18.  2010-565

ORD Approp $668,312.15 ($422,263.29 from Nuisance Abatemt Liens, $32,108.60 from Interest Sanitary Assessmt, $65,782.95 from Demolition Assessmt & $148,157.31 from Code Violation Fines) to the Nuisance Abatemt Lien Spec Rev Fund for Nuisance Abatemt Contracting City-Wide; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-144) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

19.  2010-566

ORD Approp $95,000 from Autumn Bond Dist 13 Acct to add a Training Room to the Red Cross Life Saving Corp at 2 Oceanfront, Jax Beach; Auth Contract with American Red Cross; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept; Waive Requiremts of Autumn Bond & Sec 106.315, Ord Code, that Funds be used on City Propty. (Sidman) (C/M Clark)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

    8/2/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

1.       Identify account name and number

2.       Delete ch 118 requirement

 

20.  2010-597

ORD Approp $103,217.51 from LaVilla Land Sales Acct to fund City's Environmental Consultant to further Assess & Remediate Contamination found on Blocks 4 & 8 in the LaVilla Area; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept. (BT 10-142) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

21.  2010-598

ORD Approp $100,000 Enterprise Florida, Inc (EFI) Grant to Purchase Developmt Easemts within Whitehouse Airfield AICUZ to Limit Encroachmt Issues & Minimize Aircraft Noise Concerns; Auth Funds Carryover to Subsequent FY's; Auth Infrastructure Grant Agreemt with EFI. (BT 10-149) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(RCD)/APPROVE 5-0

 

1. Attach completed grant agreement

 

22.  2010-601

ORD Auth an Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreemt with FDEP to Estab Basis upon which FDEP & City will work Together to Protect Air Quality of Jax; Designate Oversight by Environmental Quality Div. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

 

AMEND(TEU)/APPROVE 5-0

 

1. Attach revised agreement

 

23.  2010-602

ORD Approp $647,653.93 ($578,190 U.S. Dept of Education Continuation Grant & $69,463.93 from Jax Children's Comm Spec Rev Fund) to the 21st Century Community Learning Ctrs Grant for Team-Up Progs at Northwestern Middle School & North Shore K-8 for 8/1/10 - 7/31/11; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-150) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(RCD)/APPROVE 5-0

 

1.       Add language that this is the 2nd  year of a 5 year grant to bill

2.       Correct grammatical error.

 

24.  2010-603

ORD Approp $297,843 in Fed Emerg Shelter Grant Funds to provide Housing Assist & Related Supportive Svcs thru I.M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 11-03) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

AMEND/APPROVE 5-0

 

Replace page 2 of Exhibit 1.

 

25.  2010-604

ORD Auth Acceptance of Deeds to Jax Shipyards Propty from North Bank Developers, LLC, an Affiliate of Landmar Group, LLC, in Lieu of Foreclosing City's Mortgage on Propty due to Defaults from North Bank to City & Under Redev Agreemt including Pymts on City Excise Tax Rev Bonds (Ord 2001-451-E); Auth Assignmt Agreemt in Connection with City Obtaining Title; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Germany) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

The Chair asked Mr. Barton of JEDC to provide the Committee with an update as to where the City is now with regaining title to the Shipyards.  Mr. Barton indicated that this legislation begins the process of bringing the deed to the Shipyards property back to City ownership, in lieu of the City’s foreclosure of the property.  In response to a question, Mr. Barton indicated that closure of the proceedings should come in a week or two.

 

26.  2010-605

ORD Auth Interlocal Agreemt with North Fla Transportation Planning Org for Partial Funding of Developmt of North Florida Freight, Logistics & Intermodal Dev Plan. (Reingold) (C/M Corrigan)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

27.  2010-607

ORD Auth Lease Agreemt with Southgate Shopping Center, LLC for 10,000 Sq Ft of Ofc Space for Court Facilities & Offices at 3490 Beach Blvd at Initial Rate of $15.20/Sq Ft for 5 Yrs beginning 10/1/10 & a 5-Yr Renewal Option. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Defer

 

DEFER

 

Bob Williams, Real Estate Chief, Public Works, was asked to explain the issues involved with the lease agreement.  Mr. Williams explained that there had been a firm decision to keep the court campus complex on Beach Boulevard intact, that there was never any intention of moving the traffic court to the new court house under construction downtown.  The bill was deferred in RCD to enable Mr. Williams to provide the Committee with additional information on the features of the lease agreement for the Beach Boulevard site.

 

 

28.  2010-610

ORD Approp Continuation Grant of $2,715,230 in Home Investmt Partnership (HOME) Prog Funds; Provide Award to Jax Housing & Community Dev Comm for Auth & Funding, & for City to Execute Fed Prog Contracts for (1) $135,760 for Community Housing Dev Org ($30,000 to Grace & Truth Community Dev Corp, Inc; $30,000 to Northwest Jacksonville Community Dev Corp; $15,760 to Riverside Avondale Dev Organization, Inc & $30,000 to Wealth Watchers, Inc); (2) $407,285 to Community Housing Dev Organization's Dev Subsidy Pool; (3) $1,900,663 to City Housing & Neighborhoods Dept's Headstart to Homeownership Prog for Downpymt Assist Progs & (4) $271,523 to Housing & Neighborhoods Dept for Admin Costs; Auth Funds Carryover thru FY 2011-2012; Apv Positions. (BT 11-01) (RC 11-01) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(RCD)/APPROVE 5-0

 

1.       Correct total appropriation amount to $2,715,231

2.       Attach revised BT

3.       Attach revised Exhibit 3

 

29.  2010-611

ORD Approp $2,510,630 Continuation Grant of "HOPWA" Funds to Jax Housing & Community Dev Comm for Auth & Funding, & for City to Execute Fed Prog Contracts for (1) $750,000 to Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc for Mortgage & Utilities Assistance; (2) $100,000 to Community Rehabilitation Center, Inc for Mortgage & Utilities Assistance; (3) $66,000 to Gateway Community Services, Inc for Adult Detox Facility; (4) $140,000 to I.M. Sulzbacher Ctr for the Homeless, Inc for SEA Prog; (5) $200,000 to Lutheran Social Svcs of Northeast Fla, Inc for Aids Care & Education; (6) $50,000 to Lutheran Social Svcs of Northeast Fla, Inc for Shared Housing Prog; (7) $571,579 to Northeast Fla AIDS Network, Inc for Mortgage & Utilities Assistance; (8) $143,201 to Northeast Fla AIDS Network, Inc for Permanent Housing (AIDS); (9) $414,532 to River Region Human Svcs, Inc for Adult Living Facility (AIDS) & (10) $75,318 to Housing & Neighborhoods Dept for Admin Costs; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2011-2012. (BT 11-02) (RC 11-02) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F,PHS

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Approve

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

30.  2010-612

ORD Approp $7,181,834 in CDBG Prog Funds for Prog Costs for 2010-2011 FY; Auth Fed Prog Contracts; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2011-2012; Apv Positions. (BT 11-004) (RC 11-003) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Defer

 

DEFER

 

31.  2010-631

ORD Approp $61,344 from Gen Fund/Budget Stabilization Rsv to Restore the 3% Salary Reduction Effected in 2009-2010 Consolidated Govt Budget, Ord 2009-512-E. (Rohan) (C/P Webb)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6-0

 

Add “Police and Fire Pension Fund” in title of bill.

 

32.  2010-632

ORD Approp $24,117.60 from Trail Ridge Mitigation Acct for Improvemts at Maxville Senior Ctr; auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Provide for Reverter of Residual Funds; Designate Public Works Dept to Oversee Proj. (Rohan) (C/M Holt)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(RCD)/APPROVE 6-0

 

Correct account numbers

 

33.  2010-633

ORD Approp $250,000 from Propty Appraiser's Fund Balance to Acquire Aerial Image Technology for Assessing Propty; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (Rohan) (Req of Propty Appraiser)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

 

34.  2010-634

ORD Approp $125,000 from Ofc of Gen Counsel (OGC) Retained Earnings for Supplemental Funding of City's Litigation, Expert & Spec Counsel Costs in OGC's Ancillary Legal Accts. (Rohan) (Req of Gen Counsel)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

 

35.  2010-635

ORD Apv Settlemt of an Animal Control Claim in County Court, Case No 2009-CC-15149, City vs Bruce Pflughaupt & Doris Pflughaupt, Respondents, for Pymt to City of $5,000 as & for a Reimbursemt of Costs Associated with an Animal Control Prosecution. (Rohan) (Req of Gen Counsel)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(TEU)/APPROVE 6-0

 

Appropriate funds to Spay and Neuter Rebate Trust.

 

36.  2010-636

ORD Granting a Conservation Easemt on Portion of 9350 Heckscher Dr to the St Johns River Water Mgmt Dist as Condition of a Storm Water Permit being Issued to the City re Constrn of Fire Station #40, to Offset Adverse Impacts to Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife & Wetland Functions resulting from Proj. (Dist 11 - Holt) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F,PHS

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Approve

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

37.  2010-637

ORD Auth Redev Agreemt & Allocation of Dev Rights Agreemt among City, JEDC & Southern Baptist Hospital of Florida, Inc, re Dev of 15,750 sq ft Ofc Space on land Internal to Existing Baptist Hospital Campus; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

    8/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(RCD)/APPROVE 6-0

 

1.       Remove “schedule of performance and development” as part of the technical changes.

2.       Place revised agreement of File

3.       Replace project summary to correct Council district.

 

38.  2010-641

ORD Auth an Affiliation Agreemt with Univ of N. Fla Bd of Trustees for Intern Progs. (McArthur) (Req of Sheriff)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: PHS,F

 

    8/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; PHS, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

39.  2010-643

ORD Approp $1,343,226.53 to Supplemt Fund Shortfalls for Drainage Bond Projs under Constrn; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to add Funds for "Hugh Edwards Rd Drainage," "Melba/Green Street" & Moncrief Creek Flood Control and Decrease Fund for "LaVilla Brooklyn - Broward - Smith Pond" & "Cedar Creek Outfall". (BT 10-161) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

    8/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

    8/3/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/10/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Defer

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6-0

 

Attach amended BT & CIP’s

 

Council Member Lee asked for an explanation of the issues that the shortfalls entailed.  Bill Joyce, Public Works, explained how the shortfalls came about and the proposed resolutions.  C/M Lee wanted to know why the bill was deferred in TEU.  Mr. Joyce explained that TEU Chair, Council Member Bishop, had raised questions about some of the shortfalls and Mr. Joyce is going to be getting back to the Council Member with explanations.

 

40.  2010-647

ORD Approp $1,320,000 ($660,000 U.S. Dept of Commerce, Economic Dev Admin (EDA) Grant & $660,000 City Match) to Expand Existing Storm Water Pond at Cecil Commerce Ctr as Requiremt of current St Johns River Water Mgmt Dist Conceptual Environmental Resource Permit; Auth Contract with EDA for said Proj; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (BT 10-143) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,RCD,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

41.  2010-648

ORD Approp $95,000 from Handicapped Parking Fines Trust Fund for ongoing Misc & Emerg Client Assistance to the Disabled & Related Activities; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-152) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

42.  2010-649

ORD Approp $63,000 from Handicapped Parking Fines Trust Fund for Accessible Venue Sidewalks, Parking, Beach Scoot & Mobi Chairs at Hanna & Huguenot Parks. (BT 10-153) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

43.  2010-650

ORD Approp $47,563 from Handicapped Parking Fines Trust Fund for Lights & Bleachers at the Wheelchair Accessible Field at McGirts Park for use in Jax Miracle League to Facilitate Participation by Individuals with var Disabilities; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-154) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

44.  2010-651

ORD Approp $20,000 from Environmental Protection Fund to enable EPB to Sponsor & Contribute $20,000 to St Johns River Alliance River Summit 9/15/10 - 9/16/10; Waive Conflicting Provisions of Secs 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund) & 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Ord Code. (BT 10-155) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: R,TEU,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

45.  2010-652

ORD Approp $642,610 for Supervision Allocation throughout Housing & Neighborhoods Dept in Conjunction with FY 2009-2010 Allocation ($425,117 CDBG Prog - Ord 2009-634-E; $6,452 Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) - Ord 2009-635-E; $76,874 Home Investmt Partnership - Ord 2009-637-E & $134,167 for Jax Housing Finance Auth - Ord 2009-512-E; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-159) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

46.  2010-653

ORD Approp $12,450 in Help America Vote Act Funds to Implement the Military & Overseas Voter Empowermt Act, Educate Voters & Improve Admin of other Fed Election Activities; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-160) (McCain) (Req of Supv of Elections)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: R,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

47.  2010-654

ORD Approp $124,037.53 ($95,413.49 in Help America Vote Act Funds, $14,312.02 from Rsv for Fed Projs & $14,312.02 from Gen Fund) for Voter Education, Specifically Sample Ballots in Fed Elections; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 11-005) (McCain) (Req of Supv of Elections)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: R,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

48.  2010-660

ORD Auth Agreemt with Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Inc & a Ltr of Agreemt with Florida Health Care Admin, both re Pymt of City's $23,775,591 Indigent Health Care Contract Obligation for FY 2010-2011. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

49.  2010-662

ORD Amend 2009-512-E (City Budget) by Amending JEA Budget Schedule C. (Braga) (Req of JEA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

50.  2010-671

ORD Auth an Amended & Restated Easemt Agreemt with the School Bd (Grantor) to allow JSO, Fire & Rescue Dept & ITD to use a Replacemt Radio Tower at Lake Shore School. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

51.  2010-672

ORD Conf Initial Assessmt for Stormwater Svc Assessmts; Auth Imposition & Collection of Stormwater Svc Assessmts, Excluding Urban Svcs Dists 2, 3, 4 & 5; Provide Procedures for Collection. (Braga) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

52.  2010-673

ORD Conf Initial Assessmt for Solid Waste Svc Assessmts; Auth Imposition & Collection of Solid Waste Assessmts, Excluding Urban Svcs Dists 2, 3, 4 & 5; Provide Procedures for Collection. (Braga) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: TEU,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

TEU: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

53.  2010-674

ORD Recognizing the Assessmt & Recommendations of the Jax Foreclosure Task Force; Request Dir of Housing & Neighborhoods to estab a Working Group to Implement Recommendations; Sunsetting the Task Force on 8/31/10; Expressing Thanks & Appreciation for Work Done by Work Force & its Staff. (Clements & Rohan) (C/M Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: R,RCD,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R:  Read 2nd & Rerefer

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

54.  2010-675

ORD Providing City's Formal Support to Efforts of Jax Historic Naval Ship Assn to Coordinate Local, State & Fed Authorities to bring the Retired Naval Vessel USS Charles F Adams (DDG-2) to Downtown Jax Southbank as a Floating Museum, E of the Acosta Bridge. (Rohan) (Introduced by Bishop and Sponsored by CM Redman, Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: RCD,F,JWW

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

RCD: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

55.  2010-676

ORD re UNF Small Business Dev Ctr (SBDC); Waiving Provisions of 2007-2008 & 2008-2009 Misc Approp Agreemts so as to Ratify & Auth Expenditures Technically not Authorized; Provide Forgiveness to SBDC for Past Violations of said Agreemts; Request Emerg Apv. (Rohan) (C/M Shad & Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: R,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Emergency/Amend/Approve

 

EMERGENCY/AMEND(R)/APPROVE 6-0

 

Change FY 08-09 disallowed amount from “$598.36” to “$628.96”

 

Council Member Fussell asked for an explanation of the legislation and Assistant Council Auditor Billy provided an explanation.

 

56.  2010-678

ORD Auth Amendmt & Restatemt of Agreemt for 2010-2016 among City, the University Athletic Association, Inc & the University of Georgia Athletic Assn, Inc, for the Georgia vs Florida/Florida vs Georgia Game & Related Events; Designate Oversight by JEDC; Request Emerg Apv. (Chastain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/24/10

 

1. 8/10/2010 CO  Introduced: R,RCD,F

 

 

  R: Emergency/Amend/Approve

  RCD: Emergency/Amend/Approve

 

 

EMERGENCY/AMEND(R)/APPROVE 6-0

 

1.       Place on file revised agreement

2.       Require settlement to be provided to Council Auditor’s Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At meeting’s outset, Mike Jennings, Vice President of Prudential and Vice Chair of Downtown Vision, spoke during the public hearing on the yearly property assessment for Downtown Vision, Inc.  He provided the Committee with background on what the mission and accomplishments were of Downtown Vision, which is primarily to promote downtown.

 

The Chair reminded the Committee on the budget hearings coming later in the week.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:33 a.m.

 

John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729

 

 

08.18.10

Posted: 11:30 a.m.