RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

March 02,2010

 

JOHNNY GAFFNEY, 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, March 02,2010. The meeting was called to order at 2:05 P.M. by Committee Chair Johnny Gaffney. The meeting adjourned at 2:08 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Johnny Gaffney, Chair Marilyn Allen, Legislative Aide

CM Reggie Brown, Vice Chair Janice Billy, Asst. Council Auditor

CM Ronnie Fussell Peggy Sidman, General Counsel

CM Daniel Davis -Excused John Jackson, Research Asst.

CM Art Shad Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Glorious Johnson - Excused

CM Art Graham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 

 


1. 2010-126 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 95.102 (INTENT OF COUNCIL), ORDINANCE CODE, TO REMOVE REFERENCE TO REPEALED FLORIDA STATUTE 373.191; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/17/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: March 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 02, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Fussell, Gaffney, Graham, Shad, ( 5 )

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2. 2010-137 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $45,641.17 FROM THE TRAIL RIDGE MITIGATION FOR WIRELESS SCOREBOARDS AND INSTALLATION OF A NEW WELL FOR IRRIGATION AT MAXVILLE PARK LOCATED AT 18065 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32234; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/17/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: March 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: March 02, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Brown, Fussell, Gaffney, Graham, Shad, ( 5 )

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2ND READINGS

 

3. 2010-143 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $3,316 IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM INCOME RECAPTURED FROM THE SALE OF THE RENOVATED HOUSE AT 805 BONITA ROAD TO THE CITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO DONNER PARK, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-088; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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4. 2010-150 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO APPLY TO THE FLORIDA INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT (FIND) FOR 2010-2011 GRANTS TO UNDERTAKE SPECIFIED WATERWAYS-RELATED PROJECTS; ACKNOWLEDGING WILLINGNESS TO MEET FUNDING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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5. 2010-168 AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS, AND APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY"), THE JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ("JEDC") AND SYSTEM SERVICE ENTERPRISES, INC. ("DEVELOPER"), TO SUPPORT THE LOCATION OF A CUSTOM SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, PROVIDING COMPUTER SOFTWARE TRAINING AND PROGRAMMING SERVICES TO DEFENSE CONTRACTORS AND OTHERS, IN JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (THE "PROJECT"); RECOMMENDING THAT DEVELOPER BE APPROVED BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA'S OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AS A QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY ("QTI") BUSINESS PURSUANT TO SECTION 288.106, FLORIDA STATUTES; EVIDENCING A COMMITMENT OF CITY SUPPORT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $48,000 AS THE LOCAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT UNDER THE QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY TAX REFUND PROGRAM PAYABLE OVER MULTIPLE YEARS PER GUIDELINES SET BY THE STATE OFFICE OF TOURISM, TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WITH A STATE MATCH OF $192,000, FOR A TOTAL CITY AND STATE QTI AMOUNT OF $240,000 FOR 60 JOBS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS BY THE MAYOR, CORPORATION SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE JEDC; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE JEDC; TIMELINE FOR EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT BY DEVELOPER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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6. 2010-171 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $395,366.72 FROM THE NORTHBANK TAX INCREMENT DISTRICT FUND BALANCE TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 210-FOOT LONG L-SHAPED FLOATING DOCK WITH A 60-FOOT LONG GANGWAY ATTACHED TO THE NORTHBANK RIVERWALK ADJACENT TO THE NORTHERN APPROACH TO THE FULLER WARREN BRIDGE FOR USE BY BOATERS WISHING TO ACCESS THE RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET FROM THE ST. JOHNS RIVER, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-095; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "RAM FLOATING DOCK"; WAIVING THE PROVISION OF SECTION 106.106(i), ORDINANCE CODE, REQUIRING UNSPENT GENERAL FUND SUPPORTED OPERATIONS TO BE RECAPTURED TO THE GENERAL FUND; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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7. 2010-173 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $112,500 FROM SPECIAL COUNCIL OPERATING CONTINGENCY FUND TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO JACKSONVILLE AREA LEGAL AID TO ASSIST WITH THE NUMEROUS FORECLOSURES AND REPRESENTATION OF CLIENTS IN THOSE ACTIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT FOR SAID PROJECT; PROVIDING FOR OVERSIGHT BY THE RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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