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COMMITTEE AGENDA

 

 

 

Monday November 01, 2010

Tape No.________________________

10:00 A.M.

 

Council Chambers 1st Floor, City Hall

Dana Farris,

Chief of Legislative Services

 

 

 

 

E. Denise Lee, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Juliette Williams

Stephen Joost, Vice Chair EXCUSED

Attorney: Peggy Sidman

Richard Clark

Council Auditor: Sean Costigan

Clay Yarborough

Research Asst.: Rick Campbell

Art Shad

Administration: Sherry Hall

John Crescimbeni

 

William Bishop

 

 

 

Meeting Convened 10:10 A.M. Meeting Adjourned 11:45 A.M.

 

 

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

 

 


Attendance:

 

Speaker: Kerry Romesburg 2010 - 802

Steve Wallace 2010 - 802

John Delaney 2010 - 802

Lindsey Ballas 2010 -780

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: The next regular meeting will be held Monday, November 15, 2010


 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1. 2010-360

RESO Making Findings Pursuant to Sec 409.147, F.S.; Designate New Town Neighborhood in 32209 as Jax Children's Initiative. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Jones)

 

1. 5/11/2010 CO Introduced: R,PHS

 

5/17/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/17/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/25/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, PHS

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

2. 2010-679

ORD-MC Amend Sec 126.111(b) (Certification of Pymt by Contractor), Ord Code, to Correct the Dept Name; Amend Sec 126.111(c) (Pymt of City Contracts) to Require Joint Pymt of Contractors & Subcontractors when Provisions of Sec 18.11 of City Charter are Waived. (Rohan) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 CO Introduced: R,F

 

9/7/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

9/8/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/14/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

 

 

3. 2010-695

ORD-MC Amend Secs 655.304 (Fair Share Assessmt Administrative Procedures; Admin Approval Process for Fair Share Assessmt Contracts with Assessmts Less than $100,000), Ord Code, 655.305 (Public Notice & Hearing Requiremts for Council Approval of Fair Share Assessmt Contracts with Assessmts of $100,000 or More, or with Terms Longer than 5 Yrs) & Creating New Sec 655.308 (Alternative Formula Fair Share Assessmt Contracts) to set an Alternative Formula for Fair Share Assessmt Contracts; Providing Eligibility Criteria for use of Alternative Formula. (Reingold) (Introduced by C/M Davis)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 CO Introduced: R,TEU,F

 

9/7/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer; 9/7/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

9/8/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/14/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

 

 

4. 2010-731

RESO Conf Appt of Christina Denise Stallings to Library Bd of Trustees, as an At-Large Rep Pursuant to Chapt 90, Ord Code, for Partial Term to Exp 7/15/11 & 1st Full Term to Exp 7/15/15. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 9/14/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

9/20/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

10/18/2010 R Sub/Rerefer 4-0

 

3. 10/26/2010 CO SUBSTITUTE/ Rerefer; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

 

5. 2010-737

RESO Appt Marcus C Rowe as Member of the Early Learning Coalition of Duval, Replacing Jarik E Conrad, for 1st Term exp 6/30/14. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 9/14/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

9/20/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

 

6. 2010-742

ORD Approp $100,000 from Environmental Protection Fund to the Planning & Dev Dept to Create a Low Impact Dev Design Manual; Waive Secs 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund) & 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Ord Code; Designate Oversight by Plan & Dev Dept. (BT 10-134) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: R,TEU,F

 

10/4/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, TEU, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6 - 0

Change year of appropriation from 2009 2010 to 2010 2011

 

7. 2010-750

ORD Approp $1,706,647.33 Continuation Grant to Allocate $800,000 from Loan Repymts to fund Addnl Downpymt Assistance & Reallocate $906,647.33 Prog Funds Previously Designated to that Activity to now fund the NorthPointe Villages Proj; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-171) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: F,RCD,R

 

10/4/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD, R

 

10/18/2010 RCD Approve 4-1 (Yarborough)

 

10/19/2010 F Approve 5-0

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5 1 (Yarborough)

 

 

 

8. 2010-766

ORD-MC Creating new Sec 634.102(f), Ord Code, to Estab a $40 Court Cost on Felonies, Misdemeanors & Criminal Traffic Infractions to fund Elements of State Court Syst, Provide Progs thru Jax Area Legal Aid, Inc for Education, Mediation & Defense of Foreclosure Actions for Disadvantaged; Sunset on 12/31/14; Amend Sec 111.385 (Court Cost $65 Trust Fund per Sec 939.185 F.S.) to Conform Same to Statutory Changes; Create New Sec 111.386 (Court Cost $40 Trust Fund per Sec 939.185(1)(b) F.S.) to Receive Authorized Court Costs. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS,R

 

10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS, R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

 

9. 2010-768

ORD auth Redev Agreemt & Allocation of Dev Rights Agreemt among City, JEDC & Main Street Development, Inc re a 4,392 Sq Ft Retail Space Downtown; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/12/10

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: RCD,F,R

 

10/4/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

 

 

10. 2010-771

RESO Conf Appt of Lieu Rhodes to Jax Housing Auth as a Resident Rep, Replacing Josephine A Brooks for 1st Full Term exp 9/16/13. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 9/28/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

 

 

 

11. 2010-779

ORD-MC Amend Secs 320.408 (Permits) & 320.409 (Schedule of Permit Fees), Ord Code, to Correct Inequities in Fee Permit Changes created by Ord 2010-216-E. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

 

12. 2010-780

ORD Auth Economic Dev Agreemt with MPS Group, Inc to Support Expansion of Operations in Jax; Recommend Apvl by Fla Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a QTI Business; Commit $60,000 Local Financial Support under QTI Tax Refund Prog with State Match of $240,000, a Total of $300,000 for 100 Jobs; Designate Oversight by JEDC; Timeline for Execution of Agreemt by MPS. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD

 

10/18/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

AMEND/APPROVE 5 1 (YARBOROUGH)

 

 

 

13. 2010-786

RESO Conf Appt of Hastings Williams as Chief of Fire Prevention Div of Jax Fire & Rescue Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

14. 2010-787

RESO Reappt John F Gaillard as Member of Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida, Inc as a "Consumer" for 2-Yr Term exp 9/30/12. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

 

15. 2010-788

RESO Reappt Steven M Blumberg as Member of Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida, Inc as a "Provider" for 2nd Term exp 9/30/12. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

16. 2010-789

RESO Appt Ronnie Fussell as Member of Duval County Tourist Dev Council, Replacing Daniel Davis for Unexp Term exp 6/30/12. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

17. 2010-792

RESO Declaring Vacancy in Council Dist 12 & to be Filled by Consolidated Govt Elections on 3/22/11 & 5/7/11; Winner to Assume Ofc upon Election Certification. (Sidman) (Req of Supv of Elections)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

AMEND/APPROVE 6 - 0

 

1.       Second Election date s/b May 17

2.       Correct Charter reference

3.       Attach resignation letter

 

 

18. 2010-793

RESO Conf Appt of John Allmand to Jax Historic Preservation Comm, Replacing Jerry L Friley, III for 1st Full Term exp 3/4/13. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

19. 2010-795

ORD Auth Joint Use Agreemt with Twin Hills Civic Assn, Inc; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Reggie Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,RCD,F

 

10/18/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

 

20. 2010-797

RESO Conf Appt of David C Hodges to Jax Housing Authority, Replacing Edward W Lane, III for 1st Full Term exp 9/16/14. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

 

21. 2010-802

ORD Approp $800,000 to Restore Funding to the Jax Commitmt Scholarship Prog which was placed Below the Line in a Contingency Acct during FY 2011 Budget Apv Process in Ord 2010-557-E. (BT 11-010) (McCain) (Introduced by C/M Corrigan, Sponsored by C/M Hyde, Shad, Fussell, R. Brown, Jones)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 CO Introduced: R,F

 

10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

AMEND/APPROVE 4 2 (Yarborough/Bishop)

 

Delete reference to B.T.

 

 

22. 2010-809

RESO Appt Terry R Wood as Member of Jax Retiremt System Bd of Trustees, Replacing Rick Coram as a Citizen Trustee for 1st Term exp 10/22/13. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/M Webb)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

23. 2010-810

RESO Reappt Gordon H Touchton as Member of Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs as Council Dist 4 Rep for 2nd Term exp 6/30/12. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/M Redman)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 6 - 0

 

 

24. 2010-812

RESO re Council's Support for Local Bill J-2 that Amends Article 22 (Jax Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees), City Charter, to Increase Bd's Authorization to Invest in Fixed Real Estate Assets from 10% to 25%. (Rohan) (R)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

25. 2010-813

RESO re Council's Support for Local Bill J-3 that Amends Chapt 87-471, Laws of Fla, to Estab a Spec "Urban Transition Area" in Riverside; Providing Exceptions for Space & Seating Requiremts for Liquor Licenses for Restaurants. (Introduced by C/M Joost, Sponsored by C/M Jones)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

26. 2010-814

RESO re Council's Support for Local Bill J-4 that Amends Article 1 (Govt) of City Charter to Estab a new Chapt 3 (Transparency in Govt) Setting Policy, Addressing Votes Required to Waive Ord Code, Require Written Contracts before Recommendation or Passage by Council; Setting Types of Contracts that must have Council Apv, Require Addnl PH's for Certain Matters before Council, Limit Manner to Amend Legislation & Require Recordation of Votes at Council Mtg. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Johnson)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

27. 2010-815

RESO re Council's Support for Local Bill J-5 that Amends Article 6 (The Mayor), City Charter, to Amend Manner of Mayor's Veto Power; Making Scrivener's Changes, Providing for 2/3 Majority of C/M's Present to Override Veto & Provide only 5 Business Days for Mayor to Veto Legislation. (Req of Charter Revision Comm Recommendations Spec Comm)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

28. 2010-816

RESO re Council's Support for Local Bill J-6 that Amends Article 1 (Govt), City Charter, to add New Chapt 2 (Ethics) to Estab Ethics Policy, Provide an Ethics Code, Ethics Comm & an Ethics Oversight & Compliance Ofc, Provide Admin Support & Move Ethics Education Provision of Charter from Sec 18.10 to Sec 1.205. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Crescimbeni)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

AMEND READ 2ND & REREFER 6 - 0

 

29. 2010-818

RESO Appt H. James Newman as Member of Duval County Research & Dev Auth, Replacing Don Lester, for 1st Term exp 10/17/14. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

30. 2010-819

RESO Reappt Dr Barbara Ann Darby as Member of Health Planning Council of Northeast Fla, Inc as a Consumer Rep for 3rd Term exp 9/30/12. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

31. 2010-820

RESO Appt Dr Jose Zayas as Member of Health Planning Council of Northeast Fla, Inc, Replacing Dr George Armstrong as a Provider for 2-Yr Term exp 9/30/12. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

32. 2010-821

RESO Conf Reappt of Mark S Wood, a Non-Resident, to Library Bd of Trustees as an At-Large Rep for 2nd Full Term exp 7/15/14. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

33. 2010-828

RESO Requesting U.S. Post Ofc Maintain Level of Svc at Cecil Commerce Ctr; Direct Forward of Copies to U.S. Postmaster & to the Fla Congressional Delegation to request Support. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Fussell)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R,RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

34. 2010-829

RESO Conf Appt of Theodore J Wendler as Member of Taxation, Rev & Utilization of Expenditures Comm, Replacing Randall Deen for 1st Term exp 6/30/13. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

35. 2010-831

RESO Conf Appt (Retroactive) of Janice Sendler Plucknett as Chief of Personnel Div in JSO. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

36. 2010-832

RESO Conf Appt (Retroactive) of Jimmy Augustus Holderfield as Dir of Corrections in JSO. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

37. 2010-836

ORD-MC Creating New Chapt 685 (Sexual Offender & Sexual Predator Regulation), Ord Code; Renumber Secs 674.501, 674.502 & 674.503 to be Secs 685.101, 685.102 & 685.103; Create New Sec 685.104 (Prohibited Holiday Activity for Sexual Offenders; Exceptions) to Regulate Dress & Conduct of Sexual Offenders & Sexual Predators around Children During Holidays; Prohibit their Participation in Holiday Activities that would Present Increased Opportunities to Gain & Violate Trust of Children; Provide for Residential Signage & other Responsibilities for Sexual Offenders & Predators during Halloween; Providing Penalties. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Redman)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/9/10

 

1. 10/26/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

****NOTE: Items may be added to the agenda at the discretion of the Chair.****