RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

June 01,2010

 

ART SHAD, 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, June 01,2010. The meeting was called to order at 10:02 A.M. by Committee Chair Art Shad. The meeting was adjourned at 10:47 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Art Shad, Chair Philip Zamarron, Legislative Aide

CM Jack Webb, Vice Chair Heather Norsworthy, Asst. Auditor

CM Bill Bishop Peggy Sidman, Attorney

CM Michael Corrigan Arrived 10:17 Rick Campbell, Research Asst.

CM John Crescimbeni Arrived 10:05 Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Denise Lee - Excused

CM Clay Yarborough

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

CM Johnson (10-355)

John Rutherford (10-336)

Mitchel Weiss (10-230)

Cindy Laquidara (10-357)

Dr. Gerald Kissin (10-405)

Robert Phillips, Supv of Elections (10-336)

Herb Helsel, Elder Affairs (10-412, 413)

Chris Sutton, Administration

Mike Sharkey, Daily Record

John Nooney

Eric Smith

1. 2010-230 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF MITCHEL WEISS, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE JACKSONVILLE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, REPLACING CHRISTOPHER C. HAZELIP, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 60, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/5/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 5/17/2010 - Sub/Rerefer 7-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 01, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 5 )

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2. 2010-357 A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE APPOINTMENT OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, BROUGHT PURSUANT TO SECTION 7.205, CHARTER OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF CINDY A. LAQUIDARA AS GENERAL COUNSEL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/17/2010 - Amend/Read 2nd & Rerefer 6-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 01, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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3. 2010-405 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF DR. GERALD KISSIN, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, REPLACING JEAN B. STEVENS, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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4. 2010-336 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $109,725.51 ($95,413.49 IN HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) FUNDS RECEIVED FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, AND $14,312.02 FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAMS ACCOUNT) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR VOTER EDUCATION; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/17/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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5. 2010-340 AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE TERMS AND ELECTIONS OF CITY OF JACKSONVILLE OFFICIALS AND SETTING A PUBLIC REFERENDUM; AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, CHAPTER 92-341, LAWS OF FLORIDA, AS AMENDED; CHANGING THE DATE OF ASSUMING THE OFFICES OF THE MAYOR, COUNCIL MEMBERS, AND THE SHERIFF, SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS, PROPERTY APPRAISER, AND TAX COLLECTOR TO JANUARY 1ST FOLLOWING FALL ODD YEAR ELECTIONS COMMENCING IN THE FALL OF 2015, AND EVERY 4 YEARS THEREAFTER; PROVIDING FOR TRANSITION; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND REQUIRING THE ENACTMENT OF NEW IMPLEMENTATION ORDINANCES; REVISING THE LENGTHS OF THE TERMS OF OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, MAYOR, SHERIFF, SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS, PROPERTY APPRAISER, AND TAX COLLECTOR ASSUMING OFFICE ON JULY 1, 2011, TO TERMS OF JULY 1, 2011 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2015; PROVIDING FOR NO CHANGE IN TERM LIMITS; PROVIDING FOR REFERENDUM APPROVAL OF THIS ORDINANCE; DIRECTING THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS TO PLACE THE REFERENDUM QUESTION ON THE 2010 GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION BALLOT ON NOVEMBER 2, 2010; REPEALING ORDINANCES 2009-893-E AND 2010-134-E; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/17/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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6. 2010-355 AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE COUNCIL RULES; AMENDING RULE 3.103 (INTRODUCTION OF BILLS), COUNCIL RULES, TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN INTRODUCERS AND SPONSORS OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/17/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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7. 2010-358 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING COUNCIL MEMBER MICHAEL CORRIGAN AS A MEMBER OF THE DUVAL COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 70, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2014; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 5/17/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: June 01, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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8. 2010-410 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF JEANINE GULLIFORD, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 17, JACKSONVILLE CHARTER, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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9. 2010-412 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF ERMA LEE COLE, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 5 )

 

NAYS - Crescimbeni, ( 1 )

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10. 2010-413 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING GEORGE K. DAVENPORT AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 2 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2010 AND EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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11. 2010-414 A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING VIOLA M. SHAFER AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE - DUVAL COUNTY COUNCIL ON ELDER AFFAIRS, AS THE COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 REPRESENTATIVE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 82, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND TERM BEGINNING JULY 1, 2010 AND EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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12. 2010-415 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF ROBERT L. JONES, III, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE TAXATION REVENUE & UTILIZATION OF EXPENDITURES (TRUE) COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 57, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JUNE 30, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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13. 2010-416 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE SOUTHWEST DISTRICT CPAC'S REAPPOINTMENT OF THOMAS R. MARTIN AS A MEMBER OF THE TAXATION, REVENUE AND UTILIZATION OF EXPENDITURES ("TRUE") COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 57, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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14. 2010-417 A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE EAGLE'S VIEW ACADEMY SOFTBALL TEAM FOR WINNING A THIRD CONSECUTIVE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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15. 2010-418 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING DR. DENNIS BRATTON ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS FOUNDER AND PASTOR OF CHRIST'S CHURCH IN MANDARIN; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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16. 2010-434 A RESOLUTION HONORING ROBERT K. RILEY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE CITY AND THANKING HIM FOR HIS YEARS OF SERVICE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Shad, Webb, Yarborough, ( 6 )

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2ND READINGS

 

17. 2010-435 AN ORDINANCE WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF PART 3 (PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS), CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, THROUGH THE TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, TO EXTEND ITS CURRENT CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH VISIT JACKSONVILLE FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS AFTER THE EXPIRATION DATE OF SUCH CONTRACT AGREEMENT ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18. 2010-406 A RESOLUTION APPOINTING STEPHEN C. SWANN, P.E. AS A MEMBER OF THE JACKSONVILLE WATERWAYS COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 95, ORDINANCE CODE, FILLING THE SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY LYNETTE SELF, FOR A PARTIAL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2010, FOLLOWED BY A FIRST FULL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 31, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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19. 2010-407 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF JOHN BALOG, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, REPRESENTING SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM EXPIRING JULY 15, 2014; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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20. 2010-408 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF CATRINA TAYLOR GRAHAM, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT #6, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JULY 15, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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21. 2010-409 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF JILL R. SMITH, A DUVAL COUNTY RESIDENT, AS THE SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 7 REPRESENTATIVE TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE JULY 15, 2014; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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22. 2010-411 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD'S REAPPOINTMENT OF ANTHONY B. ZEBOUNI TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD, PURSUANT TO SECTION 17.02 OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FOR A SECOND FULL TERM TO EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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23. 2010-420 A RESOLUTION STATING THE COUNCIL'S SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BILL J-1, TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE DUVAL COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION FOR THE 2011 LEGISLATIVE SESSION, WHICH WOULD AMEND ARTICLE 1 (GOVERNMENT) OF THE CHARTER TO ESTABLISH AN ETHICS POLICY, TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ETHICS CODE AND AN ETHICS COMMISSION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CITY'S CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE ETHICS CODE, AND WOULD REPEAL SECTION 18.10 (ETHICS EDUCATION AND APPLICATION OF ETHICS LAWS) OF THE CHARTER BECAUSE OF THE AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 1; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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24. 2010-422 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING SURPLUS PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE CITY; DECLARING THAT CERTAIN 1997 E1 PUMPER (VIN 4ENBAAA80T1006038, PROPERTY NO. 4973-20) VALUED AT $4,550, AND THAT CERTAIN 2003 RESCUE (VIN 1FVABPCS93HK51663, PROPERTY NO. 8651-10) VALUED AT $4,000, TO BE SURPLUS TO THE NEEDS OF THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF THE CITY TO TRANSFER TITLE OF SAID PROPERTY TO DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FOR USE AT A. PHILIP RANDOLPH ACADEMIES OF TECHNOLOGY AT NO COST; WAIVING SECTION 122.812(C), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW DISPOSITION OF SAID PROPERTY FOR OTHER THAN FAIR MARKET VALUE; DESIGNATING THE FLEET MANAGEMENT DIVISION OF THE CENTRAL OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT MONITOR OF ACTUAL USE OF SAID PROPERTY; PROVIDING FOR A REVERTER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25. 2010-432 A ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY OF ITS $4,400,000 HEALTH FACILITIES REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2010A (RIVER GARDEN/THE COVES REFUNDING) AND $10,600,000 HEALTH FACILITIES REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2010B (RIVER GARDEN REFUNDING AND PROJECT), THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH WILL BE LOANED TO RIVER GARDEN HOLDING COMPANY, INC. AND RIVER GARDEN HEBREW HOME FOR THE AGED TO FINANCE OR REFINANCE THE CAPITAL PROJECTS AND EQUIPMENT AT HEALTH CARE FACILITIES WITHIN DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF CERTAIN OBLIGATIONS; WAIVING THE RATING REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 490.108, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26. 2010-433 A ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY OF ITS HOSPITAL REVENUE BONDS, TO BE INITIALLY ISSUED IN THREE SERIES IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $75,000,000, THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH WILL BE LOANED TO SOUTHERN BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF FLORIDA, INC. TO FINANCE OR REFINANCE THE CAPITAL PROJECTS AND EQUIPMENT AT HEALTH CARE FACILITIES WITHIN DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA; WAIVING THE RATING REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 490.108, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27. 2010-435 AN ORDINANCE WAIVING THE PROVISIONS OF PART 3 (PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS), CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, THROUGH THE TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, TO EXTEND ITS CURRENT CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH VISIT JACKSONVILLE FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS AFTER THE EXPIRATION DATE OF SUCH CONTRACT AGREEMENT ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2010; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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