JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

 

RULES COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

May 17, 2010

10:00A.M.

 

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Shad (Chair), Webb, Bishop, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Lee and Yarborough; Council Member Redman;Sherry Hall, Administration; Peggy Sidman; Heather Norsworthy, Philip Peterson, Council Auditorís Office; Bob Williams, Public Works; Mickey Miller; John Keane; Dick Cohee; Randy Wyse; Philip Zamarron, Legislative Services; John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.

 

The Chair convened the meeting at 10:03a.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2009-197

RESO Expressing Council's Displeasure of JEA Considering Closing JEA Satellite Customer Care Ctrs; Request JEA Conduct Survey of Satellite Customers & Compile Survey Report & Make Recommendations to JEA Bd & City Council; Direct Distribution of Reso. (Sidman) (C/M Lee)

 

1. 2/24/2009 COIntroduced: R,F,TEU

 

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

 

††† 3/3/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/10/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

2.2009-198

RESO Encouraging JEA to keep open the Satellite Customer Care Ctrs; Expressing Concern with JEA Proposed Transaction Surcharge; Directing Distribution of Reso. (Reingold) (C/M Gaffney)

 

1. 2/24/2009 COIntroduced: R,F,TEU

 

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

 

††† 3/3/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/10/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

3.2009-549

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 COIntroduced: 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

 

4.2010-218

ORD Granting Exception to Requiremt in Sec 106.108(b), Ord Code, that Annual Funding for City's Pension Plan be Based upon Annual Actuarial Reports so as to Continue the Pension Contribution Rate for FY 2010, as Estab in Ord 2009-512-E, into FY 2011; Requiring 2/3 Vote for Adoption Pursuant to Sec 106.108(d). (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: R,F

 

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

 

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

 

 

Bill Summary††††††††††† Fact Sheet

 

APPROVE 4-3 (Bishop, Crescimbeni & Yarborough)

 

5.2010-226

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

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

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: 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

 

6.2010-227

ORD Conf Appt of Dayatra M Coles as Chief of the Housing Svcs Div of Housing & Neighborhoods Dept; Waive Sec 55.202, Ord Code, that the Chief of said Div have a Bachelor's Degree or Higher from an Accredited College or University. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

††† 4/5/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

Bill Summary††††††††††† Fact Sheet

 

DEFER

 

7.2010-230

RESO Conf Appt of Diidri N Wells to the Jax Human Rights Comm, Replacing Christopher C Hazelip for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

††† 4/5/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/13/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

SUB/REREFER 7-0 (New nominee - Mitch Weiss)

 

8.2010-282

ORD-MC Amend Sec 518.111, Ord Code, to Amend Definitions of Abandoned Vehicle & Junk Vehicle. (Teal) (C/M Lee & Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 COIntroduced: TEU (Added to PHS & R as per C/P 5/4/10)

 

††† 4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

9.2010-287

RESO Conf Appt of Tatiana Radi Salvador to Bd of Library Trustees, Replacing Derek Dewan, for 1st Full Term exp 6/30/13. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 4/13/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

††† 4/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

10.2010-299

RESO Declaring May 28, 2010 to be Allied Veterans of the World, Inc & Affiliates Day. (Clements) (C/M Brown)

 

1. 4/13/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

††† 4/19/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE (Failed) 2-3-1* (Corrigan, Shad & Yarborough) (*Webb)

 

11.2010-310

RESO Appt Karl-Gustav M Soderholm as Member of Bldg Codes Adjustmt Bd, Replacing Tri Vu for 1st Term exp 9/30/12. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 4/27/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

††† 5/3/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/11/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

12.2010-317

RESO Conf Appt of Katherine Carithers as Member of Duval County Election Adv Panel, Replacing James Minion, for 1st Full Term exp 4/16/13. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 4/27/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

††† 5/3/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/11/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

13.2010-320

ORD Estab an Honorary Street Designation & Installation of a Roadway Marker on Moncrief Rd W & Raines Ave; Honoring & Recognizing the Achievemts of Jimmie Johnson; Waive Requiremts of Sec 745.103(e)(2), Ord Code, re Persons after whom Honorary St Designation may be Named. (Dist 10 - Brown) (Sidman) (C/M Brown)

TEU PH - 6/1/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10 Contd to 5/25/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 COIntroduced: R,TEU

 

††† 5/3/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 5/4/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/11/2010 CO PH Contd 5/25/10/ Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, TEU

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

14.2010-326

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)

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

 

1. 4/27/2010 COIntroduced: R,PHS(Added to RCD as per C/P 5/11/2010)

 

††† 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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

15.2010-336

ORD Approp $109,725.51 ($95,413.49 in Help America Vote Act Funds from Fla Div of Elections & $14,312.02 from Rsv for Fed Progs Acct) to Fund Voter Education; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-122) (Rohan) (Req of Supv of Elections)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/25/10

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R,F

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

16.2010-340

ORD Amend City Charter, Changing Date Assuming Ofc by Mayor, Council Members, Sheriff, Supv of Elections, Propty Appraiser & Tax Collector to January 1st following Fall Odd Yr Elections commencing in Fall of 2015 & every 4 yrs Thereafter; Repeal Conflicting Ord & Require Enactmt of New Implementation Ords; Revising Term Lengths of those Assuming said Offices on 7/1/11 to Terms of 7/1/11 - 12/31/15; Directing Supv of Elections to place this Referendum Question on 2010 Gubernatorial Election Ballot on 11/2/10; Repeal Ords 2009-893-E & 2010-134-E. (Rohan) (C/M Webb & Clark)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/25/10

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

17.2010-355

ORD Amend Council Rule 3.103 (Introduction of Bills) to Distinguish bet Introducers and Sponsors of Ords & Resos. (Rohan) (C/M Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/25/10

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

18.2010-357

RESO Conf Appt of Cindy A. Laquidara as General Counsel, Pursuant to Sec 7.205, City Charter. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

AMEND/REREFER 6-0 (Add reference to recent award)

 

19.2010-358

RESO Reappt Michael Corrigan as Member of Duval County Tourist Dev Council for 2nd Term exp 6/30/14. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

20.2010-359

RESO Conf Appt of Gamal S Lyons as Member of Taxation, Rev & Utilization of Expenditures Comm, Replacing Charles Magee, for 1st Term exp 6/30/12. (Welsh) (Req of SE Dist CPAC)

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 7-0

 

 

21.2010-360

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 COIntroduced: R,PHS

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

22.2010-362

RESO Urging NE Fla Congressional Delegation & the U.S. Congress to Adopt the Honor & Remember Flag as an Emblem of Service & Sacrifice by Men & Women of U.S. Armed Forces who Gave their Lives in the Line of Duty; Urging other Fla Cities & Counties to adopt Similar Resos Petitioning Congress to Act. (Sidman) (C/M Redman)

 

1. 5/11/2010 COIntroduced: R

 

Bill Summary

 

EMERG/AMEND/APPROVE 7-0 (Delete selecting a specific flag)

 

 

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 11:03 a.m.

 

John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729

 

05.18.10

Posted: 10:00 a.m.