OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RULES COMMITTEE MINUTES

August 2, 2010

10:00 a.m.

 

Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street

 

 

 

Attendance: Committee Chair Denise Lee; Committee Members Stephen Joost, William Bishop, Richard Clark, John Crescimbeni, Art Shad, and Clay Yarborough; Council President Jack Webb; Kirk Sherman, Janice Billy, and Sean Costigan, Office of Council Auditor; Peggy Sidman and Steve Rohan, Office of General Counsel; Juliette Williams and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council; Sherry Hall, Office of the Mayor

 

The Committee Chair, Denise Lee, called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m., and the committee took the following actions:

 

1. 2009-549

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 116 (Employees & Employee Benefits), Create new Sec 116.901 (Asst Mgmt Improvement Officers); AMIOs to be Apptd by Mayor & Confirmed by Council; Limit Number to 20; Addressing Qualifications, Job Descriptions, Salary Ranges; Create Reporting Requirement; Protect Existing Employees. (Rohan) (C/M Johnson & Webb)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/11/09

 

1. 7/28/2009 CO Introduced: R,F

 

8/3/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 8/3/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/11/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

2. 2010-226

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of 7th St W, an Opened & Improved R/W bet Powhattan & Hiram Sts, at Req of Edward Waters College, Subject to Reservation of Easemt over closed R/W for Ingress & Egress & for all Utilities; Waive Processing Fee of Sec 123.102(b)(2)(i), Ord Code, Because of Applicant's Work in Concert with CDBG Proj of the Housing & Neighborhoods Dept, Community Dev Div & for Improvemt of Pedestrian Safety. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

TEU PH Pursuant to Sec. 336.10, F.S. - 4/20/10, 5/18/10, 6/2/10, 6/15/10, 7/19/10, 8/2/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/13/10

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

4/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 4/5/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/6/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/13/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY Fact Sheet

 

DEFER

 


 

3. 2010-326

ORD-MC Estab New Chapt 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 & Occupations), Ord Code; Provide for Civil Penalties & Injunctive Relief; Estab Exemptions. (Rohan) (C/M Hyde, Redman, Holt, Yarborough, Davis, Shad, Corrigan, Graham) (CPAC Letter of Support on File)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: R,PHS(Added to RCD as per C/P 5/11/2010) (Added to F per C/P 6/1/10)

 

5/3/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/3/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/11/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, PHS, RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY Fact Sheet

 

DEFER

 

4. 2010-360

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

 

5. 2010-435

ORD Waiving Chapt 126 (Procuremt Code), Pt 3 (Prof Svcs Contracts) to allow City, thru TDC, to Extend its Contract Agreemt with Visit Jacksonville for 24 Mos after Exp Date of 9/30/10. (McCain) (Req of TDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/8/10

 

1. 5/25/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD

 

6/1/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 6/1/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

6/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/8/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

7/20/2010 F Approve 5-1 (Lee)

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

6. 2010-461

RESO Appt Gary L Anderson as Member of Jax Waterways Comm, Replacing Edward Grey as Gen Public Rep, for 1st Term exp 12/31/12. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 6/8/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

6/14/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/22/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

7. 2010-473

RESO Reappt Peter D Sleiman as Member of Jax Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees for 4-Yr Term exp 6/1/14. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 6/8/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

6/14/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/22/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

Motion to APPROVE failed of passage on a vote of 3 4 (Clark, Crescimbeni, Joost, Yarborough)

 

8. 2010-491

ORD Reappt Sunil "Sonny" Bhikha as Member of Duval County Tourist Dev Council as Rep of Tourist Accommodation Industry for 3rd Term exp 6/30/14; Waive Sec 50.104, Ord Code, re Limit of Consecutive Terms. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/22/10

 

1. 6/8/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

6/14/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/22/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

9. 2010-493

ORD Auth a Memorandum of Understanding with Jacksonville Jaguars, Ltd, for Distribution of Convention Developmt Tax Funds Imposed & Collected in Accordance with Chapt 764, Ord Code. (Rohan) (C/P Clark)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/22/10

 

1. 6/8/2010 CO Introduced: F,RCD R (CP 9/29/10)

 

6/14/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

6/15/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 6/22/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

SUBSTITUTE/APPROVE 7 0

(Substitute provides for use of Convention Development Tax revenues as reimbursement for stadium projects to be performed by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Ltd., from a list approved by the JEDC, makes technical corrections, and provides for notice to all members of Council)

 

10. 2010-500

ORD Amend Rule 4.503 (Council Members to Occupy Regular Seats), Council Rules, to Require Recordation of Affirmative Votes when Council Members are not Seated, but have not been Formally Excused from Meetings. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/P Clark)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/27/10

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

11. 2010-501

ORD Amend Chapter 1 (Organization of the Council), Rule 1.103 (Method of Election of Officers), Council Rules, to Prohibit a Candidate for President-Designate from Running for Vice President-Designate. (Rohan) (Introduced by C/M Crescimbeni)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/27/10

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Motion to APPROVE failed of passage on a vote of 3 4 (Clark, Joost, Shad, Yarborough)

 

12. 2010-509

RESO Appt Julie A Dion as Member of Duval County Tourist Dev Council as a Tourist Industry Rep, replacing Vicki Bridges for Unexp Term exp 6/30/11. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Clark)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 


 

13. 2010-511

RESO Conf Appt of C. Scott Wiley as Member of Duval County Election Advisory Panel, Replacing Fred Engness, for 1st Term exp 4/16/13. (Welsh) (Introduced by C/P Clark)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

14. 2010-512

RESO Conf Reappt of Martin J Wander as Chair of Cultural Svc Grant Comm for 2nd Term exp 12/31/12. (Welsh) (Req of Cultural Council)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

15. 2010-527

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 111 (Spec Rev & Trust Accts) Ord Code, Secs 111.450 (Spay & Neuter Rebate Trust Fund) & 111.455 (Animal Care and Control Training & Veterinary Svcs Trust Fund for Disposition of License Fees & Create new Sec 111.456 (Animal Care & Protective Svcs Training & Cruelty Prevention Trust Fund) to Fund said Svcs; Amend Chapt 462 (Animals) by making Vast Amends to all existing 12 Parts of Chapt & Creating new Part 13 (Excessive Intact Animal Permits), Part 14 (Grant Funds & Similar Rev Streams), Part 15 (Permanent Pet Identification Requiremt) & Part 16 (Importation of Animals, Quarantine, Vaccination Requiremts). (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/27/10

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU (CP added to R & PHS 7/27/10)

 

7/19/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

7/20/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

DEFER

 

16. 2010-531

RESO Expressing City Support for Proposed Adjustmt to Concurrent Legislative Jurisdiction for the Mayport Naval Station Federal Geographic Area. (Rohan) (C/M Yarborough)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R,RCD

 

7/19/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

17. 2010-533

RESO Conf Reappt of Jonathan R Garza to Downtown Dev Review Bd as Contractor/ Developer/ Realtor Rep for 2nd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

18. 2010-534

RESO Conf Reappt of Roland Udenze to Downtown Dev Review Bd as Architect Owner Rep for 2nd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 


 

19. 2010-537

ORD Approp $100,000 from Rec & Community Svcs (RCS)/Adult Svcs for Grant thru Community Foundation, Inc to the Community Safety Net Fund, for Food, Clothing, Shelter, Utility Assistance & Emerg Assistance due to Economic Conditions; Auth Agreemt with Community Foundation, Inc; Waive Chapt 118 (Public Svc Grant Approp) to Allow all Funds for said Use & Require Final Financial & Programmatic Report to Council Auditors within 30 Days of Proj Completion; Designate Oversight by RCS Dept. (BT 10-145) (McCain) (Req of Mayor & C/M Clark & Webb)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/27/10

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD

 

7/19/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer; 7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

7/20/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

 

AMEND/APPROVE 7 0

(Amendment requires that final report be sent to contract monitor for review prior to Council Auditor; requires report from sub-recipients; replaces certain pages of Exhibit 2 with cleaner copy; and adds reference to Ordinance 2009-216-E)

 

20. 2010-538

RESO Appt Joshua Darrell Cockrell as Member of Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida, Inc, filling Purchaser slot held by John Montgomery for Unexp Term exp 9/30/10 & a 1st Full 2-Yr Term exp 9/30/12. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 6/22/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

7/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

21. 2010-539

RESO Conf Reappt of Rose Marie Zurawski, AIA, to Downtown Dev Review Bd as an Architect Rep for a 2nd Full Ter exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

22. 2010-540

RESO Conf Reappt of Christopher D Flagg, RLA, ASLA, to Downtown Dev Review Bd as a Landscape Architect Rep for 2nd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

23. 2010-541

RESO Conf Reappt of Jack L Meeks to Jax Economic Dev Comm for 2nd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

24. 2010-542

RESO Conf Reappt of Barbara G Moore to Jax Economic Dev Comm for 2nd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 


 

25. 2010-543

RESO Conf Reappt of Craig Gibbs to Jax Economic Dev Comm for 3rd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

26. 2010-544

RESO Conf Reappt of Randle P Shoemaker to Jax Economic Dev Comm for 3rd Full Term exp 6/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

27. 2010-545

RESO Conf Appt of David L Engdahl to Art in Public Places Comm, to Seat Formerly held by David W Hemphill, for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/13. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

28. 2010-546

RESO Conf Appt of William R Bodie, Jr, to Jax Small & Emerging Business Monitoring Comm, Replacing Ernest McDuffie, III as a JSEB Contractor for 1st Full Term exp 4/30/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

29. 2010-547

RESO Conf Appt of Joshua Darrell Cockrell as Member of Duval County Election Advisory Panel, Replacing Gwen Chandler, for Unexp Term exp 4/16/11. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

EMERGENCY/APPROVE 7 - 0

 

30. 2010-548

RESO Reappt Thomas L Grimes as Member of Industrial Technical Advisory Comm as a Commercial Propty Owner for 2nd Term exp 6/30/12. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

31. 2010-566

ORD Approp $95,000 from Autumn Bond Dist 13 Acct to add a Training Room to the Red Cross Life Saving Corp at 2 Oceanfront, Jax Beach; Auth Contract with American Red Cross; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept; Waive Requiremts of Autumn Bond & Sec 106.315, Ord Code, that Funds be used on City Propty. (Sidman) (C/M Clark)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/10/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

32. 2010-571

RESO Appt William Bishop as Member of North Fla Transportation Planning Organization, Replacing Art Graham for Unexp Term exp 6/30/11. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

33. 2010-572

RESO Appt Stephen Joost as an Alternate Member of North Fla Transportation Planning Organization, Replacing William Bishop for Unexp Term exp 6/30/11. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

34. 2010-573

RESO Appt Kevin Hyde as Member of Joint Planning Comm as Council Rep for Term Concurrent with Council President's for 2010-2011. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

35. 2010-574

RESO Conf Appt of Kevin Hyde as Member & Raymond Holt as Alternate Member of Jax Zoological Society Bd of Directors as Council Reps, both for Term exp 9/30/11. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

36. 2010-575

RESO Conf Appt of Warren A Jones as Ex-Officio Member of Cultural Council of Greater Jax Bd of Directors & as Ex-Officio Member of Cultural Svc Grant Comm, Both for Term Concurrent with Council President's for 2010-2011. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

37. 2010-576

RESO Conf Appt of Don Redman as Member of Downtown Vision, Inc Bd of Directors for Term Concurrent with Council President's for 2010-2011. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

38. 2010-577

RESO Conf Reappt of Reginald Brown as Member of the Prosperity Scholarship Fund Governing Council for Term Concurrent with Council President's for 2010-2011. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 


 

39. 2010-579

RESO Reappt William T Spinner as Member of Industrial Technical Advisory Comm as a Residential Propty Owner for 2nd Term exp 6/30/12. (Welsh) (C/P Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

40. 2010-599

RESO Honoring & Commending Sarah Sykes on being Crowned Miss Jacksonville USA 2011. (Clements) (C/M Johnson)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

41. 2010-600

RESO Honoring & Commending MiKyle Crockett on being Crowned Miss Jacksonville Teen USA 2011. (Clements) (C/M Johnson)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

42. 2010-616

ORD-MC Amend Article 1, City Charter, to add a Chapt 2 (Ethics) to Estab an Ethics Policy, Auth Establishmt of an Ethics Code & an Ethics Comm & Provide that City's Constitutional Officers shall be Subject to the Ethics Code; Repeal Sec 18.10 of the Charter. (Rohan) (C/M Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/10/10

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

43. 2010-639

RESO Commemorating the Life & Countless Accomplishments of Henry "Tip" Graham, Jr. (Clements) (C/M Crescimbeni)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

44. 2010-640

RESO Recognizing & Commemorating the Life & Service of Sandra H Henderson. (Campbell) (C/M Clark, Co-Sponsors Fussell, Gaffney, Johnson, Jones, Joost, Redman & Webb)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

45. 2010-642

RESO Commemorating 50th Anniversary of "Ax Handle Saturday", a Signature Event in Jacksonville Civil Rights History. (Jackson) (Introduced by C/P Webb and Co-Sponsored by Bishop, Brown, Joost, Lee, Crescimbeni)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

46. 2010-645

RESO Honoring & Commending Patrick Hayle for his Contributions as Exec Dir/CEO of the City Rescue Mission. (Clements) (C/M Yarborough)

 

1. 7/27/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

APPROVE 7 - 0

 

Mr. Curtis Lee addressed the committee concerning 10-473, thanking the members and expressing concern with some of the comments.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:44 p.m.

 

Rick Campbell, Research Assistant

(904) 630-1679

 

Posted 08.03.10

12:00 p.m.