JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

November 15, 2010

4:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Yarborough (Chair), Redman, Jones, Johnson, Gaffney; Council Members Shad and Lee were excused; Margaret Sidman, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Lisa Rinaman, Administration; Marilyn Allen, Legislative Svcs., John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.

 

The Chair called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2010-517

ORD Restructuring Mortgage & Note in Current Principal Amt of $135,250.15 with Help Center, Inc to Reduce Interest Rate from 3% to 0%, Convert Note to Non-Amortizing Loan that is Forgiven at Completion of all Program Requiremts under Local Housing Assist Plan apvd by Ord 2009-277-E & allow for Subordination of Loan to a Revolving Line of Credit of $50,000. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 6/22/2010 COIntroduced: F,PHS, RCD (Added to RCD per CP 8/2/10)

 

††† 7/20/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 7/20/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS (Added to RCD per CP 8/2/10)

 

††† 9/8/2010 PHS Amend/Approve 5-0;††† 9/8/2010 F Amend/Approve 6-0

 

3. 9/14/2010 CO REREFERRED F, RCD, PHS

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

2.2010-795

ORD Auth Joint Use Agreemt with Twin Hills Civic Assn, Inc; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Reggie Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/26/10

 

1. 10/12/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F

 

††† 10/18/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 10/18/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, F

 

 

R: Defer

 

DEFER

 

3.2010-811

RESO Apv Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of its Multifamily Housing Rev Bonds (Bennett Creek Apts), Series 2010, of $24,000,000 to Acquire, Construct & Equip said Rental Housing Dev. (Req of JHFA)

 

1. 10/26/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F

 

††† 11/1/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 11/2/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/9/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 3-2 (YARBOROUGH, JOHNSON) (FAILED)

 

Wight Greger, Director, Housing & Neighborhoods Department, fielded a number of questions from the Committee members, mostly on whether or not the City bore any liability in the issuance of the revenue bonds.Director Wight indicated that the City would have no liability.; the City merely authorized the issuance of the revenue bonds.Council Member Yarborough wanted to know why the amount of the issuance had changed from previous authorizations for issuance.

 

 

4.2010-828

RESO Requesting U.S. Post Ofc Maintain Level of Svc at Cecil Commerce Ctr; Direct Forward of Copies to U.S. Postmaster & to the Fla Congressional Delegation to request Support. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Fussell)

 

1. 10/26/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

††† 11/1/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 11/1/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 11/9/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

5.2010-837

ORD Approp $50,710 ($29,000 from Corp for National & Community Services & In-Kind Contribution of $21,710) for Youthbuild USA AmeriCorps Prog for Youthful Offenders, Ages 16-24, to Earn Educational Credits after Incarceration, for 10/1/10 - 8/15/11; Apv Part-Time Hrs in Rec & Community Svcs Dept (RCD); Designate Oversight by RCD. (BT 11-011) (RC 11-027) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/23/10

 

1. 11/9/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

6.2010-841

ORD Auth a 1st Amend to Agreemt with Learn to Read, Inc to extend Duration of Agreemt 1 Yr & Auth Library Director to Extend Agreemt an Addnl Yr. (Reingold) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/23/10

 

1. 11/9/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

7.2010-847

ORD Apv Greater Arlington/Beaches Vision Plan to provide Guidance re all Dev & Redev within Planning Dist 2; Auth Planning & Dev Dept Authority to Interpret the Plan & is to Maintain Plan on Dept's Website. (Reingold) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/23/10

 

1. 11/9/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,LUZ

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

8.2010-855

ORD Auth Amend #1 to Interlocal Agreemt with Town of Baldwin for Life Support & Fire Svcs. (McArthur) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/23/10

 

1. 11/9/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F,PHS

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

9.2010-856

ORD Amend Chapt 250, Ord Code, Prohibiting Location of a Vendor's Vending Cart, Display Device, or Accessory Container within 1 mile of Propty Line of a Permanent Business selling Same Types of Products. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/P Webb)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/23/10

 

1. 11/9/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD

 

 

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

10.2010-857

RESO re a 100% Ad Valorem Tax Exemption of Value of Restoration, Renovation & Rehab of a Springfield Historic Dist Contributing Structure at 1331 N Laura St, owned by Robby L & Shannon L Palmer for 1/1/11 - 12/31/20. (Shaw) (RCD)

 

1. 11/9/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:09 p;m.

 

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

 

11.16.10

Posted: 10:00 a.m.