RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

February 17,2010

 

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, February 17,2010. The meeting was called to order at 2:00 P.M. by Committee Chair Johnny Gaffney. The meeting adjourned at 2:03 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 John Jackson, Research Asst.

CM Art Shad Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Glorious Johnson -Excused

CM Art Graham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 

 


1. 2009-939 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $993,000 FROM THE NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND (NWJEDF)(A $595,800 NWJEDF LOAN AND A $397,200 NWJEDF GRANT) TO THE NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 15,000 SQUARE FOOT MIXED USE OFFICE/RETAIL FACILITY IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 8, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-041; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND OTHER DOCUMENTS AND TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/5/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: February 16, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: February 17, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Brown, Davis, Fussell, Gaffney, Graham, Shad, ( 6 )

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2. 2010-47 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING AN AGGREGATE SUM OF $4,875,000.00 IN ACCUMULATED CDBG, SHIP, AND HOME PROGRAM INCOME TO VARIOUS PROGRAMS AS FOLLOWS: (1) $1,750,000.00 FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM INCOME TO (A) $1,500,000.00 OWNER OCCUPIED (LIMITED REPAIR) PROGRAM, AND (B) $250,000.00 FOR PINE FOREST INFRASTRUCTURE STUDY; (2) $2,072,045.50 FROM STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP ("SHIP") PROGRAM INCOME TO (A) $300,000.00 HOMEBUYER COUNSELING PROGRAM, (B) $1,000,000.00 HEAD START TO HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM, (C) $431,180.54 RENTAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM, AND (D) $340,864.96 ROOF ONLY PROGRAM; (3) $727,954.50 FROM SHIP 2008-2009 STATE OF FLORIDA FISCAL YEAR ALLOCATION TO (A) $568,819.46 RENTAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM, AND (B) $159,135.04 ROOF ONLY PROGRAM; AND (4) $325,000.00 HOME PROGRAM INCOME TO HEAD START TO HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM, ALL AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-050; PROVIDING FOR THE PURPOSE; AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO CDBG, SHIP AND HOME CONTRACTS WITH THIRD PARTIES TO EXPEND FUNDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RESPECTIVE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS INTO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: February 16, 2010

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: February 17, 2010

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Davis, Fussell, Gaffney, Graham, Shad, ( 6 )

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3. 2010-106 A RESOLUTION, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE ISSUANCE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OF ITS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (PINE GROVE APARTMENTS), SERIES 2010, IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $11,480,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND EQUIPPING OF A MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, KNOWN AS "PINE GROVE APARTMENTS PROJECT"; DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/2/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: February 16, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: February 17, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Brown, Davis, Fussell, Gaffney, Graham, Shad, ( 6 )

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2ND READINGS

 

4. 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

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5. 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

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6. 2010-138 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $249,500 FROM TREE PROTECTION AND RELATED EXPENSES TRUST FUND ($225,000 TO DAVEY TREE COMPANY FOR TREE PLANTING AND IRRIGATION INSTALLATION AND $24,500 FOR LANDSCAPE DESIGN) AT THE JACKSONVILLE ARBORETUM & GARDENS, LOCATED AT 1445 MILLCOE ROAD, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32225; INVOKING THE EXCEPTION OF 126.107(G) ORDINANCE CODE TO DIRECT CONTRACT WITH DAVEY TREE COMPANY; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "JACKSONVILLE ARBORETUM TREE PLANTING - LAKE PHASE I"; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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