PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

May 03,2010

 

E. Denise Lee, CHAIR

 

CHERYL L. BROWN, COUNCIL SECRETARY/DIRECTOR

 

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING of the Council of the City of Jacksonville, held in Council Chambers, City Hall, Jacksonville, Florida, May 03,2010. The meeting was called to order at 4:04 P.M. by Committee Chair Denise Lee. The meeting was adjourned at 4:08 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Denise Lee, Chair - Excused Jessica Stephens, Legislative Aide

CM Clay Yarborough, Vice Chair (In Chair) Janice Billy, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Stephen Joost Peggy Sidman, General Counsel

CM Michael Corrigan - Excused Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Reggie Brown Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM John Crescimbeni

CM Kevin Hyde

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 


 

1. 2010-236 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $3,371 IN LAPSED FUNDS FROM THE HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOODS RESERVE ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF 2009-2010 EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT FUNDING, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-105; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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2. 2010-237 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $887,364 IN CONTINUATION GRANT FUNDING ($295,788 PER YEAR FOR A THREE YEAR GRANT PERIOD FROM 10/1/2009 TO 09/30/2012) FROM THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO FUND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PROVIDED BY RIVER REGION HUMAN SERVICES, INC. FOR ADULT DRUG COURT ON A COUNTYWIDE BASIS, WHICH SERVICES EXPAND AND ENHANCE SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT IN "PROBLEM SOLVING" COURTS WHICH USE THE TREATMENT DRUG COURT MODEL BY PROVIDING ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT, RECOVERY SERVICES SUPPORTING SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT, SCREENING ASSESSMENT, CASE MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM COORDINATION FOR DEFENDANTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-107; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS INTO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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3. 2010-238 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $675,000 (A $540,000 GRANT FROM THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, AND $135,000 FROM THE RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS) AWARDED BY THE ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO PURCHASE PORTABLE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT FOR THE USE OF FIREFIGHTERS DURING EMERGENCY RESPONSES, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-109; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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4. 2010-239 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $5,564.15 FROM THE JUDICIAL COURTS/COURTS TECHNOLOGY ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO REPLACE COURTSMART HEARING ROOM EQUIPMENT AND THREE DELL OPTIPLEX 745 PCS DAMAGED DURING THE FLOODING OF THE COURTHOUSE ON NOVEMBER 28, 2009, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-110; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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5. 2010-240 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $6,270.33 FROM THE JUDICIAL COURTS/JUDICIAL SUPPORT ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO REPLACE A U-SHAPED DESK, A BOOKCASE, A 5-DRAWER FILING CABINET AND A FAX MACHINE DAMAGED DURING THE FLOODING OF THE COURTHOUSE ON NOVEMBER 28, 2009, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-111; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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6. 2010-267 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THAT CERTAIN FUNDING AGREEMENT (INCLUDING THE LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS AGREEMENT RELATING TO A SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA AND SHANDS JACKSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., WHICH SUBLEASE CONCERNS THAT CERTAIN AMENDED AND RESTATED LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SHANDS JACKSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., DATED DECEMBER 15, 1987, AS AMENDED), ALL RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA'S SUBLEASED PROPERTY AT 2052 N. JEFFERSON STREET (RE # 054774-0000), IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA'S RENOVATING THE BUILDING FOR DORMITORY FACILITIES FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS FOR PURPOSES OF FURTHERING AN ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTER; APPROPRIATING $3,287,330.25 (FOR THE PAYMENT OF INVOICES FOR BOND COUNSEL OPINIONS NOT TO EXCEED $5,000.00 AND THE BALANCE FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE BUILDING AS SET FORTH IN THE LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS AGREEMENT) FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT'S UF LAND ACQUISITION & BUILDING RENOVATION - OTHER CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-104; PROVIDING FOR REVERSION OF UNUSED FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION OF ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE FUNDING AGREEMENT; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PROJECT ENTITLED "UF LAND ACQUISITION & BUILDING RENOVATION INCLUDING EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES"; PROVIDING CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT STAFF; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: April 20, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, ( 4 )

 

NAYS - Yarborough, ( 1 )

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7. 2010-279 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $40,000 FROM THE FACILITIES MITIGATION - CLASS 1 FUNDS FOR REPAIRS TO THE SLEEPING QUARTERS FOR THE FIREFIGHTERS, FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT, AIR COMPRESSOR, LAWN SERVICE EQUIPMENT AND FITNESS EQUIPMENT FOR FIRE STATIONS #43 AND #46; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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8. 2010-281 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING EXPENDITURES FROM THE PUBLIC RECORDS MODERNIZATION TRUST FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING VARIOUS COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH UPGRADING, MAINTAINING AND REPAIRING THE CLERK'S COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/19/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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2ND READINGS

 

9. 2010-301 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $7,500 FROM THE COURTS INNOVATIONS/JUDICIAL SUPPORT MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AND CHARGES ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO COVER 625 PART-TIME HOURS FOR COURT EMPLOYEES ASSISTING JUDGES AND PROVIDING OTHER SERVICES TO THE JUDICIARY ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-113; APPROVING TEMPORARY HOURS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 10-169; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2010-303 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $4,394.64 IN 2009 PAUL COVERDELL FORENSIC SCIENCES IMPROVEMENT GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO THE DISTRICT FOUR MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE TO FUND THE PURCHASE OF TWO FISHER BENCHTOP CENTRIFUGES, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-115; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2010-304 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $9,937 FROM THE E911 EMERGENCY WIRELESS USER FEES ACCOUNT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR CALLTAKER TRAINING, CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS RESULTING FROM PENDING STATE LEGISLATION, AND TRAVEL NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE OPERATIONAL, REGULATORY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS OF THE 911 SYSTEM OPERATIONS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-117; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 2010-321 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2009-839-E, PERTAINING TO THE 2009-2010 WEED AND SEED GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, SO AS TO CORRECTLY STATE THE PURPOSE OF THE PREVIOUSLY APPROVED APPROPRIATION; AMENDING B.T. 10-023 TO DESIGNATE FRESH MINISTRIES, INC. AS THE FUNDING RECIPIENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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13. 2010-326 AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING 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; MAKING FINDINGS; ESTABLISHING A NEW CHAPTER 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 AND OCCUPATIONS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO PROHIBIT 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; PROVIDING FOR CIVIL PENALTIES AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF FOR THE CONDUCT OF SAME; ESTABLISHING EXEMPTIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 2010-327 AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO MORTGAGED REAL PROPERTY; CREATING A NEW CHAPTER 179 (MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE REGULATION), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING THE PURPOSE, INTENT, DEFINITIONS, AND APPLICABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; REQUIRING MORTGAGEE REGISTRATION RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY MORTGAGES IN DEFAULT; PROVIDING FOR REGISTRATION, FEES, AND THE APPROPRIATION OF THOSE FEES INTO A SPECIAL ACCOUNT DEDICATED TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ORDINANCE; REQUIRING MAINTENANCE OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY BY MORTGAGEES; PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15. 2010-329 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 320, (GENERAL PROVISIONS), PART 3 (ORGANIZATION AND ENFORCEMENT), SECTION 320.303 (DUTIES AND POWERS OF CHIEF OF BUILDING INSPECTION) ORDINANCE CODE TO REVISE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BUILDING OFFICIAL TO ADDRESS UNSAFE AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, PROVIDE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, AND ESTABLISH A HEARING PROCEDURE; AMENDING CHAPTER 518 (JACKSONVILLE PROPERTY SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE CODE), PART 1 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), SUBPART F (EMERGENCIES), SECTION 518.151 (EMERGENCIES), ORDINANCE CODE TO REVISE THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS AND ESTABLISH A HEARING PROCEDURE FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES; AMENDING PART 4 (PROPERTY STANDARDS), SUBPART F (DECLARATION OF UNFITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION), SECTION 518.462 (STRUCTURES UNFIT FOR HUMAN OCCUPANCY) TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE AND APPEAL MECHANISMS; AMENDING PART 4 (PROPERTY STANDARDS), SUBPART G (APPEALS AND VARIANCES), SECTION 518.471 (APPEALS AND VARIANCES) TO INCLUDE AN APPEAL MECHANISM FROM SPECIAL MASTER DECISIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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