JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

October 4, 2010

4:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Yarborough (Chair), Redman, Gaffney, Jones, Shad ; Council Members Lee and Johnson were 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 4:01 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2010-326

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) (Introduced by C/M Hyde & Co-Sponsored by Redman, Holt, Yarborough, Davis, Shad, Corrigan, Graham) (CPAC Letter of Support on File)

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) (Added to F per C/P 6/1/10)

 

††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, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Sub/Rerefer

 

 

SUB(R)/REREFER 5-0

 

2.2010-517

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

 

3.2010-680

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 342 (Constrn Trades Regs), Sec 342.118 (Certificates Nontransferable; Renewal), Ord Code, to allow Constrn Trades Qualifying Bd greater Latitude in Waiving Exam Requiremt when a Certificate of Competency has become Invalid. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/14/10

 

1. 8/24/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,PHS

 

††† 9/7/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/7/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/8/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/14/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, PHS

 

 

R: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

4.2010-716

ORD Approp $644,278.35 from Parks/Rec/Enter Capital Projs (F5750) Rsvs First Coast Swimming Complex to Plan & Design Swimming Pool at 590 Duval Station Rd; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (Dist 11-Holt) (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Holt)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/28/10

 

1. 9/14/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 9/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/21/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

Council Member Jones inquired about the source of funding for this project; Janice Billy provided an explanation.Council Member Yarborough raised questions about the projectís funding source, as well.

 

 

5.2010-719

ORD Auth Renewal Agreemt #3 of Amended & Restated Agreemt with Jax Symphony Assn, Inc, Leasing Jacoby Hall of the Jax Performing Arts Ctrfor 7/1/10 - 6/30/13; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/28/10

 

1. 9/14/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F

 

††† 9/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/20/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/21/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Approve

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

6.2010-721

ORD Amend Sec 4 of Ord 2009-938-E to allow Self-Approp of Private Instruction Rev rcvd by Rec & Community Svcs Dept & for Carryover to Subsequent FY's. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/28/10

 

1. 9/14/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F

 

††† 9/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/20/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/21/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, R

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Amend/Approve

 

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

7.2010-722

ORD Approp $49,500 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund ($7,500 for Oversight Mgmt & $42,000 for Tree Planting & Related Expenses) to Plant 3,500 Trees along Jax-Baldwin Trail; Invoke Exception of 126.107(g), Ord Code, to Award the Oversight & Mgmt of Contract to Greenscape of Jax, Inc; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept. (Sidman) (Introduced by C/M Lee & Sponsored by C/M Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/28/10

 

1. 9/14/2010 COIntroduced: R,RCD,F

 

††† 9/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 9/20/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/21/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Amend/Approve

 

DEFER

 

8.2010-725

ORD re Establishmt of the Harbour Waterway Spec Dist; Adopt Charter for said Dist to Maintain Canal System in the Harbour, Harbour North, Harbour Cay & Harbour Island Neighborhoods; Estab 5-member Bd with Initial Terms exp 11/20/12 & to be Elected beginning with 2012 Gen Election; Bd of Supv shall have Authority to Impose a Non-Ad Valorem Assessmt up to $2,000 Annually per Residential Unit & each Parcel with Canal Access Easemt and $4,000 Annually for each Parcel used for a Marina within said Dist. (Reingold) (Introduced by C/M Yarborough)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/28/10

 

1. 9/14/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F,JWW

 

††† 9/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/21/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 5-0

 

9.2010-729

RESO Auth Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of its Homeowner Mortgage Rev Bonds of $40,000,000 to Purchase Mortgage Loans Originated by Participating Local Lending Institutions to Purchase or Rehab New or Existing Owner-Occupied Single Family Residences or Purchasing Securities with Interest in such Loans, Including Securities Guaranteed by Fed Govt; Require Addnl Council Apvl Prior to Sale. (Chastain) (Req of JHFA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 147(f), Internal Rev Code by JHFA - 9/7/10

 

1. 9/14/2010 COIntroduced: RCD,F

 

††† 9/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 9/21/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/28/2010 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; RCD, F

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 4-1 (YARBOROUGH)

 

10.2010-750

ORD Approp $1,706,647.33 Continuation Grant to Allocate $800,000 from Loan Repymts to fund Addnl Downpymt Assistance & Reallocate $906,647.33 Prog Funds Previously Designated to that Activity to now fund the NorthPointe Villages Proj; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-171) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

11.2010-768

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

12.2010-769

ORD Apv Sale of $10,000,000 of Jax Housing Finance Auth's (JHFA) Homeowner Mtg Rev Bonds Series 2009B for a Single Family Mtg Loan Prog for Qualified Participants re HFA's Initiative/New Issue Bond Prog Purchase auth by Housing & Economic Recovery Act of 2008; Approp $1,227,450 ($627,450 for Issuance Costs & $600,000 to fund 4% Subsidy Subordinate Loans for said Bond Series to Facilitate Homeowner Mtg Loans Origination); Auth Funds Carryover to Subsequent FY's. (Chastain) (Req of JHFA)

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:07 p.m.

 

 

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

 

10.05.10

Posted: 2:00 p.m.