JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

February 17, 2010

2:00 p.m.

 

City Council Chamber

1st Floor, City Hall

117 W. Duval Street

 

 

Attendance:Council Members Gaffney (Chair), Fussell, Shad, Brown, Davis, Graham;Council Member Johnson was 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 Chairman called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. and the following actions were taken:

 

Item/File No.

Title/History

 

 

1.2009-939

ORD Approp $993,000 from NW Jax Economic Dev Trust Fund ($595,800 Loan & $397,200 Grant) to the Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corp for Constrn of a 15,000 Sq Ft Mixed Use Ofc/Retail Facility; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth Redev Agreemt with said Corp. (Dist 8 - Lee) (BT 10-041) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/12/10

 

1. 12/8/2009 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 1/4/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 1/5/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 1/12/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Amend/Approve

 

 

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 6-0

The amendment changes loan grant amounts to $527,579 and $351,719 respectively; attaches a revised agreement for amts and associated documents.

 

2.2009-940

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

 

 

3.2010-47

ORD Approp $4,875,000 in AccumulatedCDBG, SHIP & HOME Program Income to (1) $1,750,0-00 from CDBG Prog Income to (a) $1,500,000 Owner Occupied (Limited Repair) Prog & (b) $250,000 for Pine Forest Infrastructure Study; (2) $2,072,045.50 from SHIP Prog Income to (a) $300,000 Homebuyer Counseling Prog, (b) $1,000,000 Head Start to Homeownership Prog, (c) $431,180.54 Rental Rehab Prog & (d) $340,864.96 Roof Only Prog; (3) $727,954.50 from SHIP 2008-2009 State of Fla FY Allocation to (a) $568,819.46 Rental Rehab Prog & (b) $159,135.04 Roof Only Prog; & (4) $325,000 Home Prog Income to Head Start to Homeownership Prog; Auth 3rd Party Contracts to Expend Funds; Auth Funds Carryover to Subsequent FYs. (Chastain) (Req of Jax Housing & Community Dev Comm)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/26/10

 

1. 1/12/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 1/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 1/20/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 1/26/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, RCD

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Sub/Approve

 

SUB(F)/APPROVE 6-0

 

The substitute decreases the SHIP program income amount to $1,872,961.42, reflected as a reduction for rental rehab from $431,180.54 to $72,961.42 and increasing the Roof Only Program to $500,000; increases the 2008/09 SHIP Allocation to $733,698 for Roof Only Program; the sub does not change the overall appropriation amount.

 

4.2010-106

RESO Auth Issuance by Jax Housing Finance Auth of its Multifamily Housing Rev Bonds (Pine Grove Apts), Series 2010, of $11,480,000 for Acquisition, Constrn & Equipping of a Multifamily Rental Housing Dev - Pine Grove Apts Proj". (Chastain) (Req of JHFA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 147(f), Internal Rev Code, by JHFA - HELD 1/15/10

 

1. 1/26/2010 COIntroduced: F,RCD

 

††† 2/1/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

††† 2/2/2010 RCD Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

 

F: Approve

 

APPROVE 6-0

 

5.2010-126

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

R: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

6.2010-137

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

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

F: Read 2nd & rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

7.2010-138

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

 

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

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

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

 

†† READ 2ND & REREFER

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:03 p.m.

 

 

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

 

02.18.10

 

Posted: 4:00 p.m.

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