OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL

RESEARCH DIVISION

 

TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES

May 4, 2010

10:00 a.m.

 

Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street

 

 

 

Attendance: Committee Chair Ronnie Fussell (excused); Committee Members Art Graham (Acting Chair), William Bishop, Kevin Hyde, Johnny Gaffney (excused; arrived 10:10 a.m.), Warren Jones, and Glorious Johnson (excused); Phillip Peterson, Office of Council Auditor; Steve Rohan and Dylan Reingold, Office of General Counsel; Juliette Williams and Rick Campbell, Office of City Council; Sherry Hall, Office of the Mayor; Stephen Smith and Laurie Kattreh, Planning and Development Department

 

The Acting Committee Chair, Art Graham, called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m., and the committee took the following actions:

 

1. 2008-389

ORD Apv Fair Share Assessmt with Benez Properties, LLC for "Still Warehouse and Industrial Site" Proj (CCAS/CRC No. 70339) 3,600,000 Sq Ft of Warehouse Uses & 400,000 Sq Ft of General LI Uses on 461.51 Acres North of Owens Rd Bet Pecan Park Rd & I-95, with 10-yr Term & Assessmt of $698,664 in Sec 6.2, Pursuant to Sec 163.3180(11) & 163.3180(16), F.S. & Chapt 655 Ord Code. (Dist 11-Holt) (Reingold) (TEU)

TEU Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 655 Ord Code - 6/3/08, 6/17/08, 7/15/08, 8/5/08, 8/19/08, 9/3/08, 9/16/08, 10/7/08, 10/21/08, 11/4/08, 11/18/08, 12/2/08, 1/6/09, 1/21/09, 2/3/09, 2/18/09, 3/3/09, 3/17/09, 4/7/09, 4/21/09, 5/5/09, 5/19/09, 6/2/09, 6/16/09, 7/21/09, 8/4/09, 8/18/09,9 /1/09, 9/15/09, 10/6/09, 10/20/09, 11/3/09, 11/17/09, 12/1/09, 1/5/10, 1/20/10, 2/2/10, 2/16/10, 3/2/10, 3/16/10, 4/6/10, 4/20/10, 5/4/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/27/08

 

1. 5/13/2008 CO Introduced: TEU

 

5/20/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 5/27/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 


 

2. 2008-758

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming a Portion of Woodcrest Rd Right-of-Way, an Opened & Improved Right-of-Way bet Labelle St & Cassat Ave, at Req of Westside Toyota, Inc., to Consolidate Propty Ownership & Provide More Safety for Customers & Employees. (Dist 9 - W. Jones) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

TEU Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 655 Ord Code - 10/7/08, 10/21/08, 11/4/08, 11/18/08, 12/2/08, 1/6/09, 1/21/09, 2/3/09, 2/18/09, 3/3/09, 3/17/09, 4/7/09, 4/21/09, 5/5/09, 5/19/09, 6/2/09, 6/16/09, 7/21/09, 8/4/09, 8/18/09, 9/1/09, 9/15/09, 10/6/09, 10/20/09, 11/3/09, 11/17/09, 12/1/09, 1/5/10, 1/20/10, 2/2/10, 2/16/10, 3/2/10, 3/16/10, 4/6/10, 4/20/10, 5/4/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 9/23/08

 

1. 9/9/2008 CO Introduced: TEU

 

9/16/2008 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 9/23/2008 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

3. 2009-197

RESO Expressing Council's Displeasure of JEA Considering Closing JEA Satellite Customer Care Ctrs; Request JEA Conduct Survey of Satellite Customers & Compile Survey Report & Make Recommendations to JEA Bd & City Council; Direct Distribution of Reso. (Sidman) (C/M Lee)

 

1. 2/24/2009 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

3/2/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 3/2/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

3/3/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/10/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY R: Defer F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

4. 2009-198

RESO Encouraging JEA to keep open the Satellite Customer Care Ctrs; Expressing Concern with JEA Proposed Transaction Surcharge; Directing Distribution of Reso. (Reingold) (C/M Gaffney)

 

1. 2/24/2009 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

3/2/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 3/2/2009 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

3/3/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 3/10/2009 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY R: Defer F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

5. 2009-499

ORD Auth Issuance of $360,000,000 BJP Sales Tax Rev Bonds to Refund Outstanding Spec Rev Bonds Issued for BJP Projs in Sec 761.102, Ord Code; Provide for Pymt of Bonds from Cent Sales Surtax Rev; Amend Ord 2001-431-E to Increase Rev Required to Issue Bonds. (Livermore, Freeman & McWilliams, P.A. & Rowland) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 07/28/09

 

1. 6/23/2009 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

7/20/2009 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

7/21/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 7/28/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Defer

 

DEFER

 


 

6. 2009-641

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of Watts St, an Open & Improved R/W, bet Rose St & McCoys Blvd, at Req of Miner Properties Jacksonville LTD., to Consolidate 2 Proptys of Owner on Each Side; Auth Imposition of Environmental Covenants & Restrictions; Auth Environmental Indemnity Agreemt bet City & Miner; Auth Notice of Transfer; Rsving Easemt for Drainage & Utilities; Consenting to Grant of Easemt to JEA. (Dist 9-Jones) (Smith) (Req of Mayor)

TEU PH - 9/1/09,10/20/09,11/3/09,11/17/09,12/1/09,1/5/10,1/20/10,2/2/10,2/16/10, 3/2/10,3/16/10,4/6/10,4/20/10,5/4/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/25/09

 

1. 8/11/2009 CO Introduced: TEU

 

8/18/2009 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 8/25/2009 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

9/1/2009 TEU Approve 4-0

 

3. 9/8/2009 CO REREFERRED; TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

7. 2010-97

ORD Declaring Surplus Propty on Wills Branch near Hyde Park Cir; Waive Sec 122.422(c) (Sale of Propty thru Real Estate Div; Investigation of Need; Council Action), Ord Code to allow Sale of Propty to Nikki Jacobsen Lemen & Irene Jacobson Howard for Appraised Value of $10,700, Subject to Reservation of a Channel Improvemt Easemt. (Dist 9 - Jones) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/9/10

 

1. 1/26/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

2/1/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 2/1/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2/2/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 2/9/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

2/16/2010 F Approve 5-4 (Bishop, Gaffney, Crescimbeni, Joost); 2/16/2010 R Approve 6-0

 

2/17/2010 TEU Amend/Approve 6-0

 

3. 2/23/2010 CO Reconsider/AMENDED/Rereferred; TEU; 2/23/2010 CO AMEND/Approve 17-0

 

 

BILL SUMMARY Finance/Rules Approve

 

DEFER

 

8. 2010-226

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of 7th St W, an Opened & Improved R/W bet Powhattan & Hiram Sts, at Req of Edward Waters College, Subject to Reservation of Easemt over closed R/W for Ingress & Egress & for all Utilities; Waive Processing Fee of Sec 123.102(b)(2)(i), Ord Code, Because of Applicant's Work in Concert with CDBG Proj of the Housing & Neighborhoods Dept, Community Dev Div & for Improvemt of Pedestrian Safety. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

TEU PH Pursuant to Sec. 336.10, F.S. - 4/20/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/13/10

 

1. 3/23/2010 CO Introduced: R,F,TEU

 

4/5/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer; 4/5/2010 R Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/6/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/13/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY R: Defer F: Defer

DEFER

 


 

9. 2010-234

ORD Amend Ord 2009-211-E (re Creation of Chapt 327, Ord Code & Estab a Sustainable Bldg Prog for City) by Amending Effective Date Provision of Sec (D), of Exhibit 2. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Approve

 

APPROVE 4 - 0

 

10. 2010-235

ORD Approp $94,868 from FDOT for Amend to FDOT's Participation in Design & Constrn of Turn Lane at Intersec of Argyle Forest Blvd & Cheswick Oaks; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth Amend to Local Agcy Prog Agreemt with FDOT; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to auth Proj. (BT 10-103) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Approve

 

APPROVE 4 - 0

 

11. 2010-242

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of 24th St, an Opened & Improved R/W bet Myrtle Ave & Moncrief Rd at Req of Northwest Jacksonville Community Dev Corp, to Develop Adjoining Propty, Subject to Reservation of an Easemt Over the Closed R/W for Ingress & Egress & for All Utilities. (Dist 8 - Lee) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

TEU PH - 5/4/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

APPROVE 4 - 0

 

12. 2010-265

ORD Repealing Ord 2009-65-E to Allow & Auth Complete Versions of (1) Participation Agreemt re Drainage with Springhill Missionary Baptist Church of NE Florida, Inc & (2) Grant Springhill a Drainage Easemt, at No Cost, for Stormwater Runoff into a Hart's Rd Reconstrn Proj Drainage Pond Site. (Dist 7 - Gaffney) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Approve

 

APPROVE 4 - 0

 


 

13. 2010-266

ORD Approp $323,660 ($291,294 U.S. Dept of Homeland Security Grant & $32,366 Match from Propty Owners for Acquisition & Demolition of a Repeatedly Flooded & Damaged Property at 6814 Bakersfield Dr as Part of the Severe Repetitive Loss Mitigation Grant Prog; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011. (BT 10-112) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS,TEU

 

4/19/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Defer PHS: Defer

 

DEFER

 

14. 2010-267

ORD Auth a Funding Agreemt (Including Leasehold Improvemts Agreemt re a Sublease bet Univ of Fla & Shands Jax Med Ctr, Inc, dtd 12/15/87, as Amended) re UF's Subleased Propty at 2052 N Jefferson St for UF's Renovating Bldg for Dormitory Facilities for Med Students & Residents to further an Academic Health Ctr; Approp $3,287,330.25 (for Pymt of Invoices for Bond Counsel Opinions not to Exceed $5,000 & the Balance for the Bldg Renovation) from Public Works Dept's UF Land Acquisition & Bldg Renovation - Other Constrn Acct; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to auth said Proj; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept. (BT - 104) (Chastain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,PHS,TEU

 

4/19/2010 PHS Read 2nd & Rerefer; 4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, PHS, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Approve PHS: Approve

 

APPROVE 4 - 0

 

15. 2010-274

ORD Repealing Ord 2010-10-E, re a Roadway Transfer with FDOT; Auth new Roadway Transfer Agreemt with FDOT Transferring to City Responsibility for Road R/W & Operation & Maint for Portion of SR 228 (Riverside Ave, Water St, Ocean St, W Bay St & Jefferson St) & Portion of SR5 (W. Bay St, Broad St & Water St); Provide for Recording of Existing R/W Maps. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Amend /Approve

 

AMEND(F)/APPROVE 4 0

(Amendment attaches revised agreement)

 

16. 2010-282

ORD-MC Amend Sec 518.111, Ord Code, to Amend Definitions of Abandoned Vehicle & Junk Vehicle. (Teal) (C/M Lee & Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 


 

17. 2010-283

ORD-MC Amend Sec 518.202 (Conditions Prohibited & Declared Public Nuisances; Penalty), Ord Code, to Provide for Proper Disposal of Materials from Propty Retaken. (Teal) (C/M Lee & Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

DEFER

 

18. 2010-284

ORD Auth a Municipal Code Enforcemt Bd (MCEB) Lien Waiver Amnesty Period & Auth Permanent Streamlined MCEB/Spec Master Lien Waiver Procedures. (Teal) (C/M Lee & Hyde)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/27/10

 

1. 4/13/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

4/19/2010 F Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

4/20/2010 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

2. 4/27/2010 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; F, TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Defer

 

DEFER

 

19. 2010-302

ORD Approp $1,000,000 from FDOT for Addnl Funding of Timucuan National Preserve Bicycle Route Proj; Auth Funds Carryover to FY 2010-2011; Auth a Local Agcy Prog Supplemental Agreemt #6 with FDOT; Amend Ord 2009-513-E (CIP) to auth Proj. (BT 10-114) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

20. 2010-305

ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of Donald St, an Open & Improved R/W & an Alley at Request of Duval County School Bd to Reconfigure the Bus Loop at Robert E. Lee H.S., Subject to Reservation of Easemt. (Dist 14 - Corrigan) (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

TEU PH per Sec 336.10, F.S - 5/18/10

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

21. 2010-306

ORD Permitting 24 Perpendicular Parking Spaces on S/S of 21st St W, Adjacent to 542, 552, 556 & 602 21st St W. (Dist 7 - Gaffney) (Reingold) (C/M Gaffney)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 


 

22. 2010-307

ORD-MC re Mandatory & Deferred Connections to Available Publicly Owned or Investor-Owned Sewerage Systems; Amend Sec 751.112 (Mandatory & Deferred Connections), Ord Code, to Provide New Subsec 751.112 (b) (Sewerage System Extensions where Construction was completed After March 15, 2009) to Clarify Method by which Notifications are Made & Deferrals are Granted. (Rohan) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

23. 2010-319

ORD Approp $60,000 from CSX RR/Grand Park Community Rsv to Buy & Install 6 Aerators in 4 Ponds on City Propty at W 23rd, W 28th, Vernon & 10th Sts; Designate Oversight by Public Works Dept. (Sidman) (C/M Jones)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: F,TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY F: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

24. 2010-320

ORD Estab an Honorary Street Designation & Installation of a Roadway Marker on Moncrief Rd W & Raines Ave; Honoring & Recognizing the Achievemts of Jimmie Johnson;Waive Requiremts of Sec 745.103(e)(2), Ord Code, re Persons after whom Honorary St Designation may be Named. (Dist 10 - Brown) (Sidman) (C/M Brown)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: R,TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY R: Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

25. 2010-328

RESO of City Support for Reestablishmt of Amtrak Passenger Rail Svc bet Jax & South Florida using FEC RR R/W. (Clements) (C/M Johnson)

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: TEU

 

 

BILL SUMMARY

 

READ 2ND & REREFER

 


 

26. 2010-329

ORD-MC Amend Chapt 320 (Gen Provisions), Part 3 (Organization & Enforcemt), Sec 320.303 (Duties & Powers of Chief of Bldg Inspection), Ord Code, to Revise Powers & Duties of Bldg Official to Address Unsafe & Hazardous Conditions, Provide Notice Requiremts & Estab a Hearing Procedure; Amend Chapt 518 (Jax Propty Safety & Maint Code), Part 1 (General Provisions), Subpt F (Emergencies), Sec 518.151 (Emergencies), to Revise Notice Requiremts & Estab a Hearing Procedure for Emerg Procedures; Amend Part 4 (Propty Standards), Subpart F (Declaration of Unfitness for Human Habitation), Sec 518.462 (Structures unfit for human occupancy) to Provide for Notice & Appeal Mechanisms; & Subpart G (Appeals & Variances), Sec 518.471 (Appeals & Variances), to Include an Appeal Mechanism from Spec Master Decisions. (Teal) (Req of Gen Counsel)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/11/10

 

1. 4/27/2010 CO Introduced: PHS,TEU

 

BILL SUMMARY PHS: Read 2nd & Rerefer

READ 2ND & REREFER

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:10 a.m.

 

Rick Campbell, Research Assistant

(904) 630-1679

 

Posted 05.04.10

2:30 p.m.