JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

March 2, 2010

2:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Gaffney (Chair), Fussell, Shad, Brown, Graham;Council Members Johnson and Davis were excused; Margaret Sidman, Office of General Counsel; Janice Billy, Council Auditorís Office; Lisa Rinaman, Administration; Kelly Boree. Recreation & Community Services; Marilyn Allen, Legislative Svcs., John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.

 

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 2:04 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

 

 

 

2.2010-126

ORD-MC Amend Sec 95.102 (Intent of Council), Ord Code, to Remove Ref to Repealed Sec 373.191, F.S. (Sidman) (C/M Bishop & Brown)

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

 

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

 

††† 2/11/2010 JWW Amend/Approve 10-0

 

††† 2/16/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/17/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Amend/Approved

 

AMEND(R)/APPROVE 5-0

 

The amendment clarifies that in the title, the JWW section was being amended; adds language tht states JWW will work with the State & UD Fish and Wildlife groups.

 

 

3.2010-137

ORD Approp $45,641.17 from Trail Ridge Mitigation for Wireless Scoreboard & a New Irrigation Well at Maxville Park, 18065 Pennsylvania Ave; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (Sidman) (C/M Holt)

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

 

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

 

††† 2/16/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/17/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 5-0

 

The amendment corrects account name and number; inserts project number PW0223-02; corrects grammar pg 1, line 15; clarifies $16,064.09 is also being spent from Ord 2009-95-E.

 

4.2010-138

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Defer

F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

5.2010-143

ORD Approp $3,316 in CDBG Prog Income Recaptured from Sale of Renovated House at 805 Bonita Rd to City of Atlantic Bch for Improvemts to Donner Park; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-088) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

6.2010-150

ORD Auth Appl to Fla Inland Navigation Dist for 2010-2011 Grants for Specified Waterways-Related Projs; Acknowledging Willingness to meet Funding Requiremts. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

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

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

7.2010-168

ORD Auth an Economic Dev Agreemt bet City, JEDC & System Service Enterprises, Inc to Support Location of Custom Software Dev Ofc, Providing Computer Software Training & Programming Svcs to Defense Contractors & Others, in Jax; Recommend Apvl by Fla's Ofc of Tourism, Trade & Economic Dev as a Qualified Target Industry Business,; Commit City's Local Support of $48,000 under the QTI Tax Refund Prog, with State Match of $192,000 for total of $240,000 for 60 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 - 3/9/10

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

8.2010-171

ORD Approp $395,366.72 from Northbank Tax Incremt Dist Fund Balance for Dev of a 210' Long L-Shaped Floating Dock with 60' Long Gangway Attached to Northbank Riverwalk Adjacent to Northern Approach to Fuller Warren Bridge for Use by Boaters to Access the Riverside Arts Market from the St Johns River; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to auth "Ram Floating Dock" Proj; Waive Provision of Sec 106.106(i), Ord Code, Requiring Unspent Gen Fund Supported Operations to be Recaptured to Gen Fund. (BT 10-095) (McCain) (Req of Mayor, C/M Brown, Clark, Corrigan, Fussell, Holt, Hyde, Jones, Lee, Redman, Shad & Webb)

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

 

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

9.2010-173

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)

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:06 p.m.

 

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

 

03.03.10

Posted: 10:00 a.m.