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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January 19, 2010

5:00 PM


Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

January 19, 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, Holt

Peggy Sidman and Tom Beverly – Office of General Counsel; Kirk Sherman and Janice Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Lisa Rinaman and Sherry Hall – Mayor’s Office; Lin White and Bob Williams – Public Works Department; James Richardson – Housing and Neighborhoods Department; Harrison Conyers –  Military Affairs,Veterans and Disabled Services Division; Kevin Stork – Administration and Finance Department; Celeste Hicks, Dianne Smith, Connie Holt and Scott Wilson – ECAs; Sharonda Davis – Legislative Services Division; Jeff Clements – City Council Research; Mike Sharkey – Financial News and Daily Record


Meeting Convened:  1:30 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Assistant Council Auditor Janice Billy reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda, which showed 1 item to be withdrawn, 10 items to be deferred, 12 items ready for action (one requested as an emergency) and 28 items to be read a second time and re-referred.


Ms. Billy noted that the Council Auditor’s Office will bring proposed amendments to 2009-938 (agreement with yoga instructor for classes at Burnett Park) in addition to those listed on the marked agenda.  She also noted that 2010-51 (amendments to Medical Examiner’s Office fee schedule in order to conform the schedule to the requirements of state law) is being requested for action as an emergency.


Meeting Adjourned:  1:34 p.m.


Minutes:  Jeff Clements, Council Research


Tapes:      Finance agenda meeting– LSD


Materials:   Auditor’s marked Finance agenda