JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

November 1, 2010

4:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

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

 

The Chair called the meeting to order at 4:02 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

 

 

DEFER

 

 

 

2.2010-768

ORD auth Redev Agreemt & Allocation of Dev Rights Agreemt among City, JEDC & Main Street Development, Inc re a 4,392 Sq Ft Retail Space Downtown; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

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

 

1. 9/28/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F,R

 

††† 10/4/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††10/4/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 10/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 10/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F, R

 

 

R: Approve

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

3.2010-780

ORD Auth Economic Dev Agreemt with MPS Group, Inc to Support Expansion of Operations in Jax; Recommend Apvl by Fla Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a QTI Business; Commit $60,000 Local Financial Support under QTI Tax Refund Prog with State Match of $240,000, a Total of $300,000 for 100 Jobs; Designate Oversight by JEDC; Timeline for Execution of Agreemt by MPS. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

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

 

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

 

††† 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, F, RCD

 

 

R: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-1 (YARBOROUGH)

 

4.2010-795

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

 

5.2010-811

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

6.2010-828

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

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† BILL SUMMARY

†† R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††

 

††† READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

There being no further business or items on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 4:04 p.m.

 

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

 

11.03.10

Posted: 9:30 a.m.