TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

May 04,2010

 

RONNIE FUSSELL, 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, May 04,2010. The meeting was called to order at 10:05 A.M. by Committee Chair Ronnie Fussell. The meeting adjourned at 10:10 A.M.

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

CM Ronnie Fussell, Chair - Excused Juliette Williams, Legislative Aide

CM Art Graham, Vice Chair Phillip Peterson, Asst. Auditor

CM Bill Bishop Steve Rohan, General Counsel

CM Kevin Hyde John Jackson, Chief of Research

CM Johnny Gaffney Arrived 10:10 Lisa Rinaman, Administration

CM Warren Jones Stephen Smith, Planning & Dev.

CM Glorious Johnson - Excused Laurie Kattreh, Planning & Dev.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

 

 


 

1. 2010-234 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF NEW CHAPTER 327, ORDINANCE CODE, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SUSTAINABLE BUILDING PROGRAM FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; AMENDING ORDINANCE 2009-211-E BY AMENDING THE EFFECTIVE DATE PROVISION OF SECTION (D) OF EXHIBIT 2 THEREOF, THE MARCH 2009 DRAFT; MAKING NO OTHER CHANGES TO ORDINANCE 2009-211-E; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: May 04, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Graham, Hyde, Jones, ( 4 )

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2. 2010-235 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $94,868 FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ("FDOT") TO PROVIDE FOR AN AMENDMENT TO FDOT'S PARTICIPATION IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A TURN LANE AT THE INTERSECTION OF ARGYLE FOREST BOULEVARD AND CHESWICK OAKS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-103; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, AN AMENDMENT TO THE LOCAL AGENCY PROGRAM ("LAP") AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND FDOT; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "ARGYLE FOREST BLVD. @ CHESWICK OAKS"; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: May 04, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Graham, Hyde, Jones, ( 4 )

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3. 2010-242 AN ORDINANCE CLOSING AND ABANDONING, AND/OR DISCLAIMING, A PORTION OF 24TH STREET, AN OPENED AND IMPROVED RIGHT-OF-WAY ESTABLISHED BY PLAT OF THREE POINT PARK, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 48, OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS OF DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA, BETWEEN MYRTLE AVENUE AND MONCRIEF ROAD, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 8, AT THE REQUEST OF NORTHWEST JACKSONVILLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (THE "APPLICANT"), TO ENABLE APPLICANT TO DEVELOP ADJOINING PROPERTY, SUBJECT TO RESERVATION OF AN EASEMENT OVER THE CLOSED RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS AND FOR ALL UTILITIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: May 04, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Graham, Hyde, Jones, ( 4 )

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4. 2010-265 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING ORDINANCE 2009-65-E; REPEALING ORDINANCE 2009-65-E SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE CORRECT AND COMPLETE VERSION OF THE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT AND GRANT OF EASEMENT ORIGINALLY APPROVED THEREIN BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SPRINGHILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF NE FLORIDA, INC. ("SPRINGHILL"); APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, (1) A PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT REGARDING DRAINAGE BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SPRINGHILL, AND (2) A GRANT OF EASEMENT GRANTING SPRINGHILL, AT NO COST TO SPRINGHILL, A DRAINAGE EASEMENT TO ALLOW STORMWATER RUNOFF TO FLOW FROM SPRINGHILL'S PROPERTY INTO A DRAINAGE POND SITE WHICH IS PART OF THE HART'S ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: May 04, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Graham, Hyde, Jones, ( 4 )

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5. 2010-267 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THAT CERTAIN FUNDING AGREEMENT (INCLUDING THE LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS AGREEMENT RELATING TO A SUBLEASE BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA AND SHANDS JACKSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., WHICH SUBLEASE CONCERNS THAT CERTAIN AMENDED AND RESTATED LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND SHANDS JACKSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., DATED DECEMBER 15, 1987, AS AMENDED), ALL RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA'S SUBLEASED PROPERTY AT 2052 N. JEFFERSON STREET (RE # 054774-0000), IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA'S RENOVATING THE BUILDING FOR DORMITORY FACILITIES FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS FOR PURPOSES OF FURTHERING AN ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTER; APPROPRIATING $3,287,330.25 (FOR THE PAYMENT OF INVOICES FOR BOND COUNSEL OPINIONS NOT TO EXCEED $5,000.00 AND THE BALANCE FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE BUILDING AS SET FORTH IN THE LEASEHOLD IMPROVEMENTS AGREEMENT) FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT'S UF LAND ACQUISITION & BUILDING RENOVATION - OTHER CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-104; PROVIDING FOR REVERSION OF UNUSED FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR THE EXECUTION OF ALL DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE FUNDING AGREEMENT; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PROJECT ENTITLED "UF LAND ACQUISITION & BUILDING RENOVATION INCLUDING EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES"; PROVIDING CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT STAFF; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: May 04, 2010

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Bishop, Graham, Hyde, Jones, ( 4 )

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6. 2010-274 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE 2010-10-E PERTAINING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF A ROADWAY TRANSFER AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE (CITY) AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT); APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A ROADWAY TRANSFER AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND FDOT TRANSFERRING TO THE CITY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AND OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE FOR A PORTION OF SR228, LOCALLY KNOWN AS RIVERSIDE AVENUE, WATER STREET, OCEAN STREET, WEST BAY STREET AND JEFFERSON STREET, AND FOR A PORTION OF SR5, LOCALLY KNOWN AS WEST BAY STREET, BROAD STREET AND WATER STREET; PROVIDING FOR RECORDING OF EXISTING RIGHTS-OF-WAY MAPS IN THE PUBLIC LAND RECORDS BY THE CITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/20/2010 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: May 03, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY & UTILITIES: May 04, 2010

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Bishop, Graham, Hyde, Jones, ( 4 )

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2ND READINGS

 

7. 2010-302 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $1,000,000 FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ("FDOT") TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE TIMUCUAN NATIONAL PRESERVE BICYCLE TOURING ROUTE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 10-114; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011; APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, LOCAL AGENCY PROGRAM ("LAP") SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 6 BETWEEN THE CITY AND FDOT; AMENDING THE 2009-2014 FIVE YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2009-513-E, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "TIMUCUAN NATIONAL PRESERVE BICYCLE ROUTE;" PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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8. 2010-305 AN ORDINANCE CLOSING AND ABANDONING, AND/OR DISCLAIMING, A PORTION OF DONALD STREET, AN OPENED AND IMPROVED RIGHT-OF-WAY, AND AN ALLEY, BOTH ESTABLISHED BY PLAT OF WILLOW BROOK TERRACE, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 36 OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS OF DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 14, AT THE REQUEST OF THE DUVAL COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ("APPLICANT"), TO ENABLE APPLICANT TO RECONFIGURE THE BUS LOOP AT ROBERT E. LEE HIGH SCHOOL, SUBJECT TO RESERVATION OF AN EASEMENT OVER THE CLOSED PORTION OF DONALD STREET AND THE ALLEY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS AND FOR ALL UTILITIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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9. 2010-306 AN ORDINANCE PERMITTING 24 PERPENDICULAR PARKING SPACES ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF 21ST STREET, ADJACENT TO 542, 552, 556 AND 602 21ST STREET, BETWEEN MARS STREET AND BOULEVARD STREET, IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2010-307 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING MANDATORY AND DEFERRED CONNECTIONS TO AVAILABLE PUBLICLY OWNED OR INVESTOR-OWNED SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; AMENDING SECTION 751.112 (MANDATORY AND DEFERRED CONNECTIONS), ORDINANCE CODE, TO PROVIDE A NEW SUBSECTION 751.112 (B)(SEWERAGE SYSTEM EXTENSIONS WHERE CONSTRUCTION WAS COMPLETED AFTER MARCH 15, 2009) TO CLARIFY THE METHOD BY WHICH NOTIFICATIONS ARE MADE AND DEFERRALS ARE GRANTED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2010-319 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $60,000 FROM CSX RAILROAD/ GRAND PARK COMMUNITY RESERVE TO GRAND PARK DRAINAGE FOUNTAINS TO PURCHASE AND INSTALL SIX AERATORS IN FOUR PONDS LOCATED ON CITY PROPERTY AT WEST 23RD STREET, WEST 28TH STREET, VERNON STREET AND 10TH STREET; PROVIDING FOR THE OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; ORDINANCE 2002-422-E APPROVED THE CSX SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WHICH IS THE ORIGIN OF THESE FUNDS; PROVIDING PROCUREMENT DIRECTIVE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 2010-320 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING AN HONORARY STREET DESIGNATION; ESTABLISHING AN HONORARY STREET DESIGNATION AND INSTALLATION OF A ROADWAY MARKER ON MONCRIEF ROAD WEST AND RAINES AVENUE IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 10; HONORING AND RECOGNIZING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF JIMMIE JOHNSON; PROVIDING FOR CONFORMANCE WITH PART I (GENERAL PROVISIONS) OF CHAPTER 745, (ADDRESSING AND STREET NAMING REGULATIONS) ORDINANCE CODE; WAIVING THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 745.105(e)(2), ORDINANCE CODE, REGARDING PERSONS AFTER WHOM HONORARY STREET DESIGNATION MAY BE NAMED; DIRECTING LEGISLATIVE SERVICES TO FORWARD ORDINANCE TO THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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13. 2010-328 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE'S SUPPORT FOR THE REESTABLISHMENT OF AMTRAK PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE BETWEEN JACKSONVILLE AND SOUTH FLORIDA UTILIZING THE FEC RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 2010-329 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 320, (GENERAL PROVISIONS), PART 3 (ORGANIZATION AND ENFORCEMENT), SECTION 320.303 (DUTIES AND POWERS OF CHIEF OF BUILDING INSPECTION) ORDINANCE CODE TO REVISE THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BUILDING OFFICIAL TO ADDRESS UNSAFE AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, PROVIDE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, AND ESTABLISH A HEARING PROCEDURE; AMENDING CHAPTER 518 (JACKSONVILLE PROPERTY SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE CODE), PART 1 (GENERAL PROVISIONS), SUBPART F (EMERGENCIES), SECTION 518.151 (EMERGENCIES), ORDINANCE CODE TO REVISE THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS AND ESTABLISH A HEARING PROCEDURE FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES; AMENDING PART 4 (PROPERTY STANDARDS), SUBPART F (DECLARATION OF UNFITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION), SECTION 518.462 (STRUCTURES UNFIT FOR HUMAN OCCUPANCY) TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE AND APPEAL MECHANISMS; AMENDING PART 4 (PROPERTY STANDARDS), SUBPART G (APPEALS AND VARIANCES), SECTION 518.471 (APPEALS AND VARIANCES) TO INCLUDE AN APPEAL MECHANISM FROM SPECIAL MASTER DECISIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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