TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

November 01,2010

 

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, November 01,2010. The meeting was called to order at 2:01 P.M. by Committee Chair Bill Bishop. The meeting adjourned at 2:33 P.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Bill Bishop, Chair Philip Zamarron, Legislative Aide

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

Stephen Joost - Excused Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Kevin Hyde John Jackson, Chief of Research

CM John Crescimbeni Sherry Hall, Administration

CM Richard Clark Heather Norsworthy, Asst. Auditor

Laurie Kattreh, Planning Dept.

Stephen Smith, Planning Dept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

Mickey Miller, Dir. Finance (2010-499)

Vince Seibold, Chief of Enviro & Compliance

John Pappas, Dept of Public Works

Kristina Nelson, Asst. General Counsel (2010-799 & 800)

Don Anderson (2010-799)

Twane Duckworth, Asst. General Counsel (2010-803)

 

1. 2010-803 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT IN EMINENT DOMAIN OF THE OWNER'S DAMAGES IN A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $315,000.00, PLUS RECOVERABLE COSTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $57,375.64 AND STATUTORY ATTORNEY'S FEES IN THE AMOUNT OF $98,537.50, FOR A TOTAL MONETARY SETTLEMENT OF $470,913.14, WITH THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PREVIOUSLY DEPOSITED AMOUNT AND THE TOTAL MONETARY SETTLEMENT BEING $406,513.14, ALL RESULTING FROM THE CONDEMNATION OF PARCELS 102, 103 and 730 IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 1, IN RELATION TO THE FT. CAROLINE ROAD PROJECT, IN THE PROCEEDING STYLED CITY OF JACKSONVILLE V. ARLINGTON AMERICAN LEGION POST 283, INC., ET AL., CASE NO. 2008-CA-005194; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/18/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 19, 2010

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 01, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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2. 2009-499 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AUTHORITY FOR ISSUANCE OF BONDS, PROVIDING CERTAIN DEFINITIONS AND MAKING FINDINGS; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $360,000,000 BETTER JACKSONVILLE SALES TAX REVENUE BONDS TO REFUND OUTSTANDING SPECIAL REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY ISSUED TO PARTIALLY FUND THE COST OF THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE PLAN PROJECTS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 761.102 OF THE ORDINANCE CODE OF THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT OF THE BONDS FROM THE BETTER JACKSONVILLE CENT SALES SURTAX REVENUES; PROVIDING FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE BONDHOLDERS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER COVENANTS AND AGREEMENTS, INCLUDING SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENT OBLIGATIONS; PROVIDING FOR SECURITY FOR THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING VALIDATION OF THE BONDS; AMENDING ORDINANCE 2001-431-E TO INCREASE THE REVENUE REQUIRED TO ISSUE BONDS THEREUNDER; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ; 7/21/2009 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 01, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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3. 2010-742 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $100,000 FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND TO ENABLE THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BOARD TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT ("LID") DESIGN MANUAL FOR DUVAL COUNTY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-134; WAIVING CONFLICTING PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 111.755 (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND) AND 360.602 (USES OF FUND), ORDINANCE CODE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/4/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 05, 2010

 

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

 


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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4. 2010-799 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A SUBORDINATION OF MAINTENANCE EASEMENT TO A DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANT BETWEEN ATLANTIC LAND AND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (DEP) FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 500 WATER STREET IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4 TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF DEP AND ENSURE THE PROPER HANDLING OF GROUNDWATER AND SOIL CONTAMINATION THAT REMAINS AT THE PROPERTY; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ATLANTIC LAND AND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO PROVIDE PROTECTIONS TO THE CITY DUE TO THE SOIL AND GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION THAT REMAINS IN PLACE ON THE PROPERTY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/18/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 19, 2010

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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5. 2010-800 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A SUBORDINATION OF DRAINAGE EASEMENT TO A DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANT BETWEEN M&M ENTERPRISE GROUP OF JACKSONVILLE, INC. AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (DEP) FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3736 ST. AUGUSTINE ROAD IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 5 TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF DEP AND ENSURE THE PROPER HANDLING OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION THAT REMAINS AT THE PROPERTY; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN M&M ENTERPRISE GROUP OF JACKSONVILLE, INC. AND THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE TO PROVIDE PROTECTIONS TO THE CITY DUE TO THE GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION THAT REMAINS IN PLACE ON THE PROPERTY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 10/18/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: October 19, 2010

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: November 01, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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2ND READINGS

 

6. 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

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7. 2010-827 AN ORDINANCE PERMITTING 22 PERPENDICULAR PARKING SPACES ON THE WEST SIDE OF YACHT CLUB ROAD, ADJACENT TO 5136 YACHT CLUB ROAD, BETWEEN 5126 YACHT CLUB ROAD AND 5249 YACHT CLUB ROAD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 14; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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8. 2010-833 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THAT CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (LESSOR) AND JOSE RIVERA (LESSEE) FOR AN INITIAL TWO (2) YEAR TERM, WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR ONE (1) ADDITIONAL THREE (3) YEAR TERM, FOR 343 SQUARE FEET OF SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE ED BALL BUILDING AT 214 HOGAN STREET, AT AN INITIAL ANNUAL RENT OF $5,851.58; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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9. 2010-834 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THAT CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (LESSOR) AND DOWNTOWN VISION, INC. (LESSEE), SAID LEASE BEING FOR 21 MONTHS (JANUARY 1, 2011 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2012) WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR AN ADDITIONAL TWO (2) YEAR TERM, FOR 1,938 SQUARE FEET ON THE GROUND FLOOR CORNER OF HOGAN AND ADAMS STREET, AND 1,538 SQUARE FEET ON THE GROUND FLOOR CORNER OF JULIA AND MONROE STREETS, BOTH IN THE ED BALL BUILDING AT 214 HOGAN STREET, AT AN ANNUAL RENT OF $0.00, WITH LESSEE PAYING A FLAT FEE OF $1,000.00 PER MONTH FOR OPERATING COSTS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2010-835 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THAT CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (LESSOR) AND ERIC ERICSON D/B/A KNOTT JEWELERS (LESSEE), FOR A TEN (10) YEAR TERM, COMMENCING OCTOBER 1,2010, AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, FOR 1,285.2 SQUARE FEET OF SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE ED BALL BUILDING AT 214 HOGAN STREET, AT AN INITIAL ANNUAL RENT OF $26,296.87; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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