CHERYL L. BROWN                                                                                                        117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425

            DIRECTOR                                                                                                                                                                                 4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL

   OFFICE (904) 630-1452                                                                                                                                                          JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA  32202

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March 16, 2010

5:00 PM


Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

March 15, 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) , Yarborough, Redman and Lee

Rick Mullaney, Peggy Sidman and Dylan Reingold – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman, Janice Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Adam Hollingsworth and Sherry Hall – Mayor’s Office; Lin White, John Jones and Don Robertson – Public Works Department; Kevin Stork – Administration and Finance Department; Maxine Person, Larry Pritchard and Chief John Hartley – Sheriff’s Office; Jody McDaniel – Planning Department; Paul Crawford – JEDC; Celeste Hicks – ECA; Sharonda Davis – Legislative Services Division; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Joe Wilhelm – Financial News and Daily Record; Martha Shirko, Lynda Aycock


Meeting Convened:  1:33 p.m.


Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda, which showed 1 item to be withdrawn, 10 items to be deferred, 13 items ready for action (1 as an emergency) and 10 items to be read a second time and re-referred.


  • 2010-146 (authority for JSO to enter into memoranda of understanding – MOUs) codifies and makes permanent authority that was previously granted only for the current fiscal year.
  • 2010 – 170 (appropriation of additional funding for Trail Ridge Landfill litigation) will be taken up early in the agenda to accommodate the General Counsel’s schedule.
  • 2010-148 (amendments to fair share approval process) – Council Member Yarborough will have discussion about why the bill proposes to remove the Council Auditor from the process.
  • 2010-171 (appropriation for new Northbank Riverwalk floating dock at Fuller Warren Bridge) will be taken up late in the agenda to accommodate the schedule of JEDC Executive Director Ron Barton.


Meeting Adjourned:  1:40 p.m.


Minutes:  Jeff Clements, Council Research


Tapes:      Finance agenda meeting– LSD


Materials:   Auditor’s marked Finance agenda