JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

April 6, 2010

2:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Gaffney (Chair), Fussell, Shad, Graham, Johnson;Council Member Brown was excused; Margaret Sidman, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Sherry Hall, Administration; Ron Barton, Eric Lindstrom, Linda Ballas, JEDC; Jody McDaniel, Planning & Dev; Nate Rezeau, Waterfront Mgmt.; Wight Greger, Housing & Neighborhoods; Marilyn Allen, Legislative Svcs., John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.

 

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 2:06 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2009-940

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 COIntroduced: 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

R:†††† Defer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

2.2010-138

ORD Approp $249,500 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund ($225,000 to Davey Tree Co for Tree Planting & Irrigation Installation & $24,500 for Landscape Design) at Jax Arboretum & Gardens at 1445 Millcoe Rd; Invoke Exception of 126.107(g), Ord Code, to Direct Contract with Davey Tree Co; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to Auth Proj; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept. (Sidman) (C/M Yarborough)

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

 

1. 2/9/2010 COIntroduced: R,F,RCD

 

††† 2/16/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer;††† 2/16/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/17/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

††† 3/15/2010 R Amend/Approve 6-1 (Bishop)

 

Bill Summary

F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

3.2010-173

ORD Approp $112,500 from Spec Council Operating Contingency Fund for Jax Area Legal Aid to Assist with Foreclosures & Represent Clients in those Actions; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth Amend to Contract for Proj; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (Sidman) (C/M Johnson & Jones)

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

 

1. 2/23/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 3/1/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 3/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

Bill Summary

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 4-0

 

The amendment attaches a revised contract.

 

4.2010-182

ORD Approp $100,000 from Rec & Community Svcs Capital Projs Acct to the Second Chance Help Center, Inc for Capital Improvemts to the Joe James Community Ctr at 1631 Hurst Place; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth a License Agreemt with Second Chance to Manage & Operate the Ctr to Provide Education Programming & Rec Activities for 10 Yrs with 3 Renewal Options of 3 Yrs Each @ $1/Yr; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to Auth Proj; Designate Oversight by Rec & Community Svcs Dept. (BT 10-091) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/23/10

 

1. 3/9/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 3/15/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 3/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

Bill Summary†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fact Sheet

F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

5.2010-184

ORD Approp $2,213,722 ($1,500,000 Prev Designated for Demolition of Parkview Inn by Ord 2009-450-E, to the Finance & Mechanisms Activity to Provide Homebuyer Assistance on NSP Created Homes; $400,000 from NSP Multi-Family Rehab & Resale Activity to the Finance & Mechanisms Activity for Homebuyer Assist on NSP Created Homes; & $313,722 from Multi-Family Rehab & Resale Activity to the Land Banking Activity for Financing to Acquired Proptys for Future Dev); Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-097) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/23/10

 

1. 3/9/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 3/15/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 3/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

Bill Summary†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fact Sheet

F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

6.2010-199

ORD Auth a Note & Mortgage Extension & Modification Agreemt to Evidence Agreemt with Fam-Co Enterprises, Inc to Extend to 12/1/12 the Term of Mtg Note from Fam-Co to JEDC & Assigned to City; Designate Oversight by JEDC. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/23/10

 

1. 3/9/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 3/15/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 3/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

Bill Summary

F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

7. 2010-200

ORD Apv Issuance of $4,800,000 City of Gainesville, Fla IRB (Goodwill Industries of North Florida, Inc Proj), Series 2010, with Respect to Portion of Proceeds for use in Duval County, Fla; Apv Interlocal Agreemt with City of Gainesville. (Rowland) (C/M Jones)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 147(f), Internal Rev Code, Held by City of Gainesville - 1/21/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/23/10

 

1. 3/9/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 3/15/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 3/16/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/23/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

Bill Summary

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 4-0

 

8.2010-210

RESO Apv Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of Multifamily Housing Rev Bonds (Bennett Creek Apts), Series 2010, of $19,000,000 to Acquire, Construct & Equip said Apts. (Chastain) (Req of JHFA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 147(f), Internal Rev Code by JHFA - 3/4/10

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

9.2010-219

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 COIntroduced: R,F,RCD

 

R:†††††† Read 2nd & rerefer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

10.2010-220

ORD Auth an Economic Dev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & Digital Risk, LLC to Locate an Operations Ctr, Providing Business Consulting Svcs to Mortgage Holders in Jax; Recommend Apvl by Fla Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a QTI Business; Committing Support of $105,000 as Local Support under QTI Tax Refund Prog, with State Match of $420,000, a Total of $525,000 for 275 Jobs; Designate Oversight by JEDC; Timeline for Execution of Agreemt by Developer. (Rowland) (Req of JEDC)

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

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 4-0

 

The amendment attaches a revised agreement.

 

11.2010-222

ORD Apv Chief of Animal Care & Protective Svcs Appl & Accepting Private Grant Funds Awarded by PetSmart Charities; Approp said Grant of $6,200 for the Care & Medical Expenses of 62 Animals Rescued from a Puppy Mill/Cattery. (BT 10-093) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

Fact Sheet

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

12.2010-223

ORD Apv Chief of Animal Care & Protective Svcs Appl & Accepting Private Grant Funds Awarded by Florida Animal Friend, Inc; Approp said Grant of $20,000 for Sterilization of Pit Bulldogs in Zip Code 32254. (BT 10-094) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

1. 3/23/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

Fact Sheet

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:34 p.m.

 

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

 

04.07.10

Posted: 11:30 a.m.