TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

December 06,2010

 

BILL BISHOP, 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, December 06,2010. The meeting was called to order at 2:04 P.M. by Committee Chair Bill Bishop. The meeting adjourned at 2:14 p.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Bill Bishop, Chair Philip Zamarron, Legislative Aide

CM Michael Corrigan, Vice Chair Phillip Peterson, Asst. Auditor

Stephen Joost Arrived 2:08 Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Kevin Hyde John Jackson, Chief of Research

CM John Crescimbeni Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Richard Clark - Excused Heather Norsworthy, Asst. Auditor

Laurie Kattreh, Planning Dept.

Stephen Smith, Planning Dept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

Robert Williams, Chief of Real Estate

Lin White, AMIO, Real Estate (2010-822)

T.R. Hainline (2010-839)

Mitchell Montgomery (2010-798)

 

 

 

 

1. 2010-695 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING CHAPTER 655 (CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM), PART 3 (FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES), ORDINANCE CODE, AMENDING SECTIONS 655.304 (FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS WITH ASSESSMENTS LESS THAN $100,000), 655.305 (PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING REQUIREMENTS FOR COUNCIL APPROVAL OF FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS WITH ASSESSMENTS OF $100,000 OR MORE, OR WITH TERMS LONGER THAN FIVE YEARS), AND CREATING NEW SECTION 655.308 (ALTERNATIVE FORMULA FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS), TO SET FORTH AN ALTERNATIVE FORMULA FOR FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS; PROVIDING CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR USE OF AN ALTERNATIVE FORMULA FOR FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACTS CONSISTENT WITH POLICY 1.7.6 OF THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT OF THE 2030 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 9/7/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: September 08, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 06, 2010

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and REREFER.

 

AYES - Bishop, Brown, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Hyde, ( 5 )

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2. 2010-798 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT APPLICATION AND CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND MONTGOMERY LAND COMPANY, A FLORIDA CORPORATION, FOR A PROJECT TO BE KNOWN AS "PALMETTO BAY RAC" (CCAS/CRC NO. 72786), CONSISTING OF 1,499 SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED HOMES, 200,000 SQUARE FEET OF SHOPPING CENTER USES AND 100,000 SQUARE FEET OF GENERAL OFFICE USES ON APPROXIMATELY 1,760.0 ACRES OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON ARNOLD ROAD, BETWEEN INTERSTATE 95 AND LANNIE ROAD, AS DESCRIBED THEREIN (COUNCIL DISTRICT 11), WITH A TERM OF TEN (10) YEARS AND A FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT AMOUNT OF $11,802,504 IN FAIR SHARE FUND SECTOR 6.2, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 163.3180(11) & 163.3180(16), FLORIDA STATUTES, AND CHAPTER 655, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/18/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 06, 2010

 

The Chair OPENED the Public Hearing and extended the Privilege of the Floor to anyone in the audience desiring to address the Committee. The Chair CLOSED the Public Hearing.

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Brown, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, ( 6 )

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3. 2010-822 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING $500,000 IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE ST. JOHNS BLUFF ROAD (ALT. 9A TO FORT CAROLINE ROAD) PROJECT BY REDUCING APPROVED FUNDING FOR THE FORT CAROLINE ROAD (TOWNSEND TO MCCORMICK) PROJECT CONTAINED IN THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN AND TRANSFERRING SUCH FUNDING TO THE ST. JOHNS BLUFF ROAD (ALT. 9A TO FORT CAROLINE ROAD) PROJECT IN ORDER TO PAY FOR THE FINAL CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDER AND ADDITIONAL LANDSCAPING WORK THAT IS NEEDED TO MEET THE TREE MITIGATION PERMIT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-167; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "ST. JOHNS BLUFF RD.: FT. CAROLINE - ATLANTIC" AND TO REDUCE FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "FT. CAROLINE RD. - TOWNSEND TO MCCORMICK"; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/1/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: November 02, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 06, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Brown, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, ( 6 )

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4. 2010-839 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE FAIR SHARE ASSESSMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SWQ HOLDINGS, INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION; SOUTHEAST PROPERTIES, INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION; AND SOUTHWEST QUADRANT JOINT VENTURE (CCAS# 29753) FOR A PROJECT KNOWN AS "SWQ, JTB AND SSB", CONSISTING OF 557 MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING UNITS, 112,000 ENCLOSED SQUARE FEET OF GENERAL OFFICE BUILDING SPACE AND 305,0000 ENCLOSED SQUARE FEET OF SHOPPING CENTER SPACE ON APPROXIMATELY 194.6 ACRES OF PROPERTY LOCATED ON J. TURNER BUTLER BOULEVARD AT THE SOUTHWESTERN CORNER OF J.TURNER BUTLER BOULEVARD AND SOUTHSIDE BOULEVARD, LOCATED IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 5, ADDING 5.32 ACRES TO THE ORIGINAL 194.6+ ACRES TO THE CONTRACT IN FAIR SHARE FUND SECTOR 3.1, PURSUANT TO PART 3, CHAPTER 655, ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/15/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 06, 2010

 

The Chair OPENED the Public Hearing and extended the floor to anyone desiring to address the Council. The Chair CLOSED the Public Hearing.

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Brown, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, ( 6 )

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5. 2010-845 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, THE MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE (MMS) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, AND THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS (ACOE) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY THAT WILL ALLOW ACOE TO REQUEST AND RECEIVE BIDS FOR THE WORK REQUIRED TO RENOURISH JACKSONVILLE'S BEACHES IN 2011, AND TO TAKE FURTHER ACTION TO EFFECTUATE THE PURPOSE OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/15/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: November 16, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 06, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Bishop, Brown, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, ( 6 )

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6. 2010-846 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A CONSERVATION EASEMENT GRANTING A CONSERVATION EASEMENT OVER A PORTION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 11 (R.E. #019634-0000), THE SITE OF THE JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'S OFFICE'S TARGET RANGE (THE "PROPERTY"), TO THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ("SJRWMD") AS A CONDITION OF PERMIT #4-031-119217-1, ISSUED TO THE CITY BY SJRWMD TO OFFSET ADVERSE IMPACTS TO NATURAL RESOURCES, FISH AND WILDLIFE, AND WETLAND FUNCTIONS, AND TO PREVENT ANY USE OF THE PROPERTY THAT WILL IMPAIR OR INTERFERE WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL VALUE OF THE PROPERTY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/15/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: November 16, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: November 16, 2010

 

Recommend be READ for the SECOND time and REREFERRED to the Committee(s) of reference.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: December 06, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Brown, Corrigan, Crescimbeni, Hyde, Joost, ( 6 )

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2ND READINGS

 

7. 2010-878 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE RECONVEYANCE OF APPROXIMATELY 1.18 ACRES OF LAND AS A PART OF THE SETTLEMENT IN EMINENT DOMAIN OF THE OWNER'S (BAHRI INDUSTRIES, INC.) PROPERTY, ALL RESULTING FROM THE CONDEMNATION OF PARCEL 106, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 1, IN RELATION TO THE FORT CAROLINE ROAD PROJECT, IN THE PROCEEDING STYLED CITY OF JACKSONVILLE V. ARLINGTON AMERICAN LEGION POST 283, INC., ET AL., CASE NO. 2008-CA-005194; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A CITY DEED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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8. 2010-884 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $40,000 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND TO ENABLE THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BOARD ("EPB") TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR A LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT (LID) DESIGN COMPETITION USING HEMMING PLAZA AS A TEST CASE, WITH $15,000 OF SUCH APPROPRIATION BEING UTILIZED FOR AWARDS ($7,500 FOR THE FIRST PLACE DESIGN SUBMISSION, $5,000 FOR THE SECOND PLACE SUBMISSION AND $2,500 FOR THE THIRD PLACE SUBMISSION) AND THE REMAINING $25,000 OF THE FUNDING BEING UTILIZED FOR PUBLICITY ($5,000 TO INITIATE THE COMPETITION, $10,000 FOR THE AWARD CEREMONY, AND $10,000 FOR PUBLICITY FOR THE WINNERS OF THE COMPETITION), AS INITIATED BY B.T. 11-021; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012; WAIVING CONFLICTING PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 111.755 (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND) AND 360.602 (USES OF FUND), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMPLIANCE DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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