CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                        117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

            DIRECTOR                                                                                                                                                                                 4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL

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June 14, 2010

5:00 PM


Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

June 14, 2010


Topic:  Finance Committee agenda meeting


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

     Suite 425


In attendance:  Council Members Joost (Chair), Bishop, Yarborough and Holt

Peggy Sidman and Twane Duckworth – 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– Public Works Department; Ron Barton, Jorina Jolly and Karen Nasrallah - JEDC; James Richardson – Housing and Neighborhoods Department; Chief Larry Peterson, Randy White and Brady Rigdon – Fire and Rescue Department;  Annette Hastings – Tourist Development Council; Celeste Hicks and Scott Wilson – ECAs; Sharonda Davis – Legislative Services Division; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Kevin Meerschaert – WJCT; Penny Thompson and Mack McCuller – Shands Jacksonville; Jim Gilmore


Meeting Convened:  1:30 p.m.


Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda, which showed 2 items to be withdrawn, 5 items to be deferred, 23 items ready for action, and 15 items to be read a second time and re-referred.


  • The Chairman announced that 2010-365 (appropriating $145.000 between fire station construction accounts) will be taken up as the second item of business.
  • JEDC Executive Director Ron Barton briefly explained the intent of 2010-430 (authorizing assignment of certain agreements between the City and Landmar Group, LLC on the Jacksonville Shipyards property), stating that the agreements covered items such as the submerged land lease with the state and contracts for groundwater monitoring wells.


Meeting Adjourned:  1:40 p.m.


Minutes:  Jeff Clements, Council Research


Tapes:      Finance agenda meeting– LSD


Materials:   Auditor’s marked Finance agenda