OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RULES COMMITTEE MINUTES

April 5, 2010

10:00 a.m.

 

Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street

 

 

 

Attendance: Committee Chair Art Shad (excused); Committee Members Jack Webb (excused), William Bishop; Michael Corrigan (Acting Committee Chair), John Crescimbeni, Denise Lee (arrived 10:23 a.m.), and Clay Yarborough; Heather Norsworthy and Phillip Peterson, Office of Council Auditor; Peggy Sidman and Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; Philip Zamarron and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council; Lisa Rinaman, Office of the Mayor

 

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

 

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 CO Introduced: 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 CO Introduced: 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 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

 

4. 2009-895

ORD Amend Council Rules 3.601 (Public Hearings: Council) & 3.603 (Comments from the Public) to allow Speakers to Transfer time; Amend Rule 4.301 (Regular Order of Business) to add Addnl Period of Public Comment at end of City Council Mtg. (Sidman) (C/M Lee, Johnson)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 12/08/09

 

1. 11/24/2009 CO Introduced: R

 

11/30/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 12/8/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

5. 2009-940

ORD Granting an Exemption for Gerdau Ameristeel from Pymt of the Public Svc Tax for 5-Yr Period. (Rohan) (C/M Holt)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/12/10

 

1. 12/8/2009 CO Introduced: R,F,RCD

 

1/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer; 1/4/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

1/5/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 1/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, RCD

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

6. 2010-129

RESO Conf Appt of Leslie Goller as Member of Duval County Election Adv Panel, Replacing Lawrence Jefferson for 1st Full Term exp 4/16/13. (Sidman) (Req of Supv of Elections)

 

1. 2/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

2/16/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 2/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

7. 2010-135

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 15 (Jax Sunshine Law Compliance Act), Ord Code, to Clarify Applicability & Duties & Responsibilities of Compliance, & Eliminate Redundancies & Inefficiencies. (Rohan) (C/M Lee)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/23/10

 

1. 2/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

2/16/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 2/23/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 


 

8. 2010-172

ORD-MC Amend Sec 50.107 (Boards & Commissions Subject to Certain Laws), Ord Code & Sec 502.1208 (Governmt in Sunshine) to Recognize the Application of Exceptions to the Sunshine Law to the Council & Boards & Commissions, as Provided by Sec 112.324, F.S. (Rohan) (Req of Jax Ethics Comm)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/9/10

 

1. 2/23/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/1/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/9/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

9. 2010-174

ORD Apv Settlemt Agreemt & Complete Release bet City & Jones Lang LaSalle; Auth Counsel to Execute Settlemt Documts. (Sidman) (Req of Gen Counsel)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/9/10

 

1. 2/23/2010 CO Introduced: R,F

 

3/1/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 3/1/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/9/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

AMEND/APPROVE 4-0

(Amendment identifies emergency reserve account for deposit of funds)

 

10. 2010-193

RESO Conf Appt of Parvez Ahmed to Jax Human Rights Comm, Replacing Edward L Johnson for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

11. 2010-194

RESO Conf Appt of Susan Harthill to Jax Human Rights Comm, Replacing Nathaniel Scott, Jr, for 1st Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

12. 2010-195

RESO Conf Reappt of Ken Middleton to Jax Human Rights Comm for 2nd Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 


 

13. 2010-196

RESO Conf Appt of Jennifer A Mansfield to Jax Historic Preservation Comm, Replacing Mitchel Weiss, for 1st Full Term exp 3/4/13. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 

14. 2010-198

RESO Conf Reappt of Dr Leonard del Rosario to Jax Human Rights Comm for 2nd Full Term exp 12/31/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

15. 2010-203

RESO Conf Sheriff's Appt of Michael Shannon Williams as Homeland Security Div Chief; Provide Retroactive Appt & Confirmation. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

16. 2010-205

RESO Supporting State S.B. 176 & Companion H.B. 63 Designating Interchange at SR 9A & SR 202 (JTB Blvd) as the Don Davis Memorial Interchange. (Sidman) (C/M Redman, Yarborough)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

17. 2010-207

RESO Supporting an Elect School Bd, Opposing any 2009-2010 Charter Revision Comm Recommendation to Alter the Manner of Selecting the Board Members. (Sidman) (C/M Shad, Crescimbeni, Yarborough, Johnson, Jones)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

DEFER

 


 

18. 2010-209

RESO Conf Appt of Tatiana R. Salvador, Replacing Patrick Plumlee, to the Ethics Comm for a 1st Term exp 12/31/11. (Welsh) (C/P Clark)

 

1. 3/9/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

3/15/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

19. 2010-211

RESO Apv Supv of Elections10 Early Voting Sites for 2010 Primary Election & Gen Election; Identifying Locations, Dates & Times for Early Voting. (Rohan) (Req of Supv of Elections)

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

20. 2010-215

RESO Commending & Thanking UNF & Jessie Ball duPont Fund for Partnering to Organize, Host & Sponsor the "Foundations of Local Govt" Continuing Education Initiative. (Clements) (C/M Holt, Corrigan)

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

21. 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 CO Introduced: R,F

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

22. 2010-219

ORD Auth an Economic Dev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & Lender Processing Services, Inc to Expand its Technology Platforms & System, Data & Analytics Div & Loan Transaction Svcs Div in Jax; Recommend Apvl by Fla Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a QTI Business; Committing Support of $595,000 as Local Support under QTI Tax Refund Prog, with State Match of $2,380,000, a Total of $2,975,000 for 350 Jobs; Designate Oversight by JEDC; Timeline for Execution of Agreemt by Developer; Waive Portion of Public Investmt Policy Adopted by Reso 2006-119-A that Requires $10,000,000 in New Private Capital Investmt & Hiring 10% of New Employees from Within the Enterprise Zone for Proposed Proj. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

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

 

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

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 


 

23. 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

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

 

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

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

24. 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 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary Fact Sheet

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

25. 2010-229

RESO Recognizing & Honoring Jax Animal Care & Protective Svcs Div for Natl Recognition & Honors Rcvd for its Advocacy & Svcs for Animal Care. (Jackson) (C/M Webb, Yarborough)

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

26. 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 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

27. 2010-231

RESO Conf Reappt of Joseph F Thompson, AIA as an Architect Rep to the Historic Preservation Comm for 2nd Full Term exp 3/4/12. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor)

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO Introduced: R

 

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 


 

28. 2010-233

ORD Apv Fair Share Assessment with Atlantic North Land Trust for "Villages of Kernan - The Fountains" Proj (CCAS/CRC No. 41345), for 1,360 Single Family Dwelling Units & 385,000 Sq Ft Shopping Ctr Uses on 115 Acres on Atlantic Blvd bet Kernan Blvd & General Doolittle Dr, 10 yr Term & Assessment of $14,680,961 in Fund Sector 2.1, Pursuant to Sec 163.3180 (11) & 163.3180 (16), F.S. & Chapt 655, Ord Code; Waive Provisions of Secs 655.304 & 655.305 re Pymt of Fair Share Assessmt Prior to Issuance of Final Dev Order or Permit & 14 Day Notice Requiremts for Public Hearing; Request Emerg Apv. (Dist 2 - Bishop) (Reingold) (TEU)

TEU PH Pursuant to Chapter 655, Ord Code - 4/6/10

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

 

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

 

Bill Summary

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:09 a.m.

 

Rick Campbell, Research Assistant

(904) 630-1679

 

Posted 04.06.10

3:00 p.m.