RULES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

January 19,2010

 

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, January 19,2010. The meeting was called to order at 10:00 A.M. by Committee Chair Art Shad. The meeting was adjourned at 11:09 A.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Art Shad, Chair Philip Zamarron, Legislative Aide

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

CM Bill Bishop Peggy Sidman, Attorney

CM Michael Corrigan Rick Campbell, Research Asst.

CM John Crescimbeni Excused Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Denise Lee- Arrived 10:23

CM Clay Yarborough

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

Hiron Peck (09-934)

Annette Hastings, TDC (09-934)

Richard Wilson (09-926)

John Nooney (09-895)

John Keane, Police & Fire Pension Fund (09-948)

Dick Cohee, Police & Fire Pension Fund (09-948)

Ernst Muller, Asst Gen Counsel (2010-51)

Cindy Laquidara, Chief Deputy Gen Counsel

 

 


1. 2010-41 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NORTH DISTRICT CPAC'S APPOINTMENT OF HIRON H. PECK, JR. AS A MEMBER OF THE TAXATION, REVENUE AND UTILIZATION OF EXPENDITURES ("TRUE") COMMISSION, FILLING THE SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY ROBERT LEE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 57, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Shad, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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2. 2009-883 A RESOLUTION STATING THE COUNCIL'S SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BILL J-3, TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE DUVAL COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, WHICH WOULD AMEND SECTION 17.04 OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO CLARIFY THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD'S AUTHORITY, AS A QUASI-JUDICIAL BODY, TO PRESCRIBE PROCEDURES FOR EVIDENTIARY AND NON-EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS, NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THE CIVIL SERVICE AND PERSONNEL RULES AND REGULATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 11/16/2009 - Read 2nd & Rerefer; 1/4/2010 - Approve 7-0

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 19, 2010

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Shad, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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3. 2009-925 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 342 (CONSTRUCTION TRADES REGULATIONS), SECTION 342.108 (PERSONS WITHOUT CERTIFICATES REPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS CONTRACTORS), ORDINANCE CODE, SO AS TO IMPOSE A FINE AGAINST A PERSON WHO IS REQUIRED TO POSSESS, BUT WHO DOES NOT POSSESS, A CURRENT CONTRACTOR CERTIFICATE AND WHO CLAIMS IN ANY OFFER OF SERVICES, BUSINESS PROPOSAL, BID, CONTRACT OR ADVERTISEMENT EITHER (1) TO BE LICENSED BUT WHO DOES NOT POSSESS A VALID COMPETENCY-BASED LICENSE ISSUED BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO PERFORM THE SPECIFIED CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, OR (2) TO BE INSURED BUT WHOSE PERFORMANCE OF THE SUBJECT WORK IS NOT COVERED BY A GENERAL LIABILITY OR WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE POLICY, AND TO INCREASE THE FINE IMPOSED AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL FOUND GUILTY OF A VIOLATION OF EITHER SECTION 342.108(A), ORDINANCE CODE, OR OF ANY OF THE PROVISIONS OF F.S. 489.127(1)-(5), F.S. 489.132(1), OR F.S. 489.531; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 19, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Corrigan, Shad, Yarborough, ( 4 )

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4. 2009-927 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $700,000 FROM THE FLORIDA STATE COURTS DRUG COURT GRANT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE EXPANSION OF ADULT POST-ADJUDICATORY DRUG COURTS FOR NON-VIOLENT FELONY OFFENDERS WHO WOULD OTHERWISE BE INCARCERATED, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-040; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 19, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

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

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5. 2009-929 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $134,330 (A $101,000 GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE FLORIDA OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND A 33% LOCAL MATCH OF $33,330 TO BE PROVIDED THROUGH AN IN-KIND CONTRIBUTION OF STAFF SERVICES TO BE PERFORMED BY THE CHIEF OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND THE AMIO) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF CERTAIN MILITARY AFFAIRS CONSULTING AND ADVOCACY SERVICES PROVIDED BY CONSULTANTS SELECTED BY THE CITY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-042; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER A DEFENSE REINVESTMENT GRANT AGREEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: January 05, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 19, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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6. 2009-948 A RESOLUTION STATING THE COUNCIL'S SUPPORT FOR LEGISLATION BY THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE DURING THE ITS NEXT LEGISLATIVE SESSION, WHICH WOULD AMEND CHAPTER 112, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO PROVIDE FOR INCREASED INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE TRUSTEES OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE POLICE AND FIRE PENSION FUND; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.; 1/4/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 19, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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7. 2010-11 A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING JACKSONVILLE'S LEGAL PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY WHO HAVE PROVIDED VOLUNTARY PRO BONO SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY THROUGH ASK-A-LAWYER PROGRAMS AND OTHER SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE FORECLOSURE CRISIS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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8. 2010-12 A RESOLUTION MOURNING THE PASSING OF FIREFIGHTER EMANUEL "MANNY" PORTER II OF THE JACKSONVILLE FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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9. 2010-43 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING THE JACKSONVILLE DUVAL COUNTY AGRICULTURAL COUNCIL ON RECEIVING AN AWARD FROM THE NATIONAL FARM-CITY COUNCIL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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10. 2010-51 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FEE SCHEDULE OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINER, AS FIRST ADOPTED PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE 2008-703-E AND SECTION 124.103 ORDINANCE CODE, TO ADDRESS PUBLIC RECORDS REPRODUCTION ISSUES; REQUESTING EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

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

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11. 2010-55 A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE MANDARIN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TIGERS JUNIOR PEE WEE CHEERLEADERS AND TEAM COACHES UPON THE OCCASION OF THEIR PLACING 2ND AT THE POP WARNER 2009 NATIONAL CHEER AND DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE INTERMEDIATE SMALL DIVISION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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12. 2010-57 A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING THE GATOR BOWL ASSOCIATION ON THE OUTSTANDING SUCCESS OF THE 2010 KONICA-MINOLTA GATOR BOWL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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2ND READINGS

 

13. 2010-41 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NORTH DISTRICT CPAC'S APPOINTMENT OF HIRON H. PECK, JR. AS A MEMBER OF THE TAXATION, REVENUE AND UTILIZATION OF EXPENDITURES ("TRUE") COMMISSION, FILLING THE SLOT FORMERLY HELD BY ROBERT LEE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 57, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST TERM EXPIRING JUNE 30, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 2010-48 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF TONY K. HEMMERLY TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION, REPLACING JAMES F. REGISTER, JR., REPRESENTING AN AT LARGE POSITION PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 30, ORDINANCE CODE, FOR A FIRST FULL TERM TO EXPIRE OCTOBER 1, 2012; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15. 2010-49 A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF KENNETH P. WILSON TO THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S COMMISSION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 51, ORDINANCE CODE, REPRESENTING SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 2 FOR A FIRST FULL TERM EXPIRING ON JULY 15, 2013; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16. 2010-58 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING SURPLUS PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE CITY; DECLARING THAT CERTAIN 1998 FORD TAURUS (VIN 1FAFP52U8WA178427, VEHICLE NUMBER 1835-20) VALUED AT $1,375, AND THAT CERTAIN 1998 FORD TAURUS (VIN 1FAFP52U8WA79772, VEHICLE NUMBER 1848-20) VALUED AT $1,375, 2003 GMAC ENVOY 4-DOOR (VIN 1GKDS13S63Z104326 VEHICLE NUMBER 2623-20) VALUED AT $1,600, TO BE SURPLUS TO THE NEEDS OF THE CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF THE CITY TO TRANSFER TITLE OF SAID PROPERTY TO THE PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE FOR THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 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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