FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

April 18,2016

 

BILL GULLIFORD 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, April 18,2016. The meeting was called to order at 9:30 A.M. by Committee Chair Bill Gulliford. The meeting adjourned at 12:16 P.M.

 

 

 

Members in Attendance: Staff Attendance:

 

CM Bill Gulliford, Chair Jessica Morales, Legislative Asst.

CM Anna Lopez Brosche, Vice Chair Kirk Sherman, Council Auditor

CM Danny Becton Kyle Billy, Sr. Asst. Auditor

CM Aaron Bowman - Exc Early Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM Lori Boyer Peggy Sidman, Deputy General Counsel

CM John Crescimbeni Allison Korman Shelton, Administration

CM Reggie Brown

 

Others in Attendance:

 

CP Anderson

CM Hazouri

CM Schellenberg

CM R. Brown

Lawsekia Hodges, OGC (15-519)

Sam Mousa, CAO (16-157 & 16-198)

John Sawyer, OGC (16-198)

Calvin (16-157)

Julie Davis, OGC (16-199)

Bill Clement, JSO (16-202)

Kirk Wendland, OED (16-215 & 16-285)

Mr Ford, JTA (16-198)

James Reichenback (16-202)

Connie Benham (16-202)

Seber Newsome (16-198)

 

1. 2016-285 A RESOLUTION MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS, AND APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("CITY") AND PROJECT REX ("COMPANY"), TO SUPPORT THE CREATION OF THE COMPANY'S OPERATIONS IN JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (THE "PROJECT"); AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FUND AGREEMENT (THE "EDTF AGREEMENT") WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOR A STATE OF FLORIDA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FUND GRANT ("EDTF GRANT") TO THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE; PROVIDING FOR CITY ACCEPTANCE OF ALL FUTURE MAINTENANCE AND OTHER ATTENDANT COSTS OCCURRING AFTER COMPLETION OF THE ROAD PROJECT FOR THE PORTION OF THE ROAD PROJECT ON CITY'S ROADWAY SYSTEM; AUTHORIZING A DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE COMPANY REGARDING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE EDTF GRANT; PROVIDING FOR THE WAIVER OF CHAPTER 126 (PROCUREMENT CODE), ORDINANCE CODE; RECOMMENDING THAT THE COMPANY BE APPROVED BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA'S DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AS A QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY ("QTI") BUSINESS, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 288.106, FLORIDA STATUTES; EVIDENCING A COMMITMENT OF CITY SUPPORT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $300,000 AS THE LOCAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT UNDER THE QUALIFIED TARGET INDUSTRY TAX REFUND PROGRAM PAYABLE OVER MULTIPLE YEARS PER GUIDELINES SET BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, WITH A STATE MATCH OF $1,200,000, FOR A TOTAL CITY AND STATE QTI AMOUNT OF $1,500,000 FOR 500 JOBS; AUTHORIZING A RECAPTURE ENHANCED VALUE (REV) GRANT OF $10,000,000; AUTHORIZING A ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT OF UP TO $2,500,000 ("RI GRANT"); APPROPRIATING FUNDS NOT TO EXCEED $2,500,000; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS FROM YEAR TO YEAR UNTIL SUCH FUNDS ARE EXPENDED OR LAPSE ACCORDING TO THE AGREEMENT; AUTHORIZING A CITY TRAINING GRANT OF UP TO $600,000 ("CT GRANT"); APPROPRIATING FUNDS NOT TO EXCEED $600,000; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS FROM YEAR TO YEAR UNTIL SUCH FUNDS ARE EXPENDED OR LAPSE ACCORDING TO THE AGREEMENT; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS BY THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE AND CORPORATION SECRETARY; AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OED; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE OED; TIMELINE FOR EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT BY THE COMPANY; WAIVER OF THAT PORTION OF THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT POLICY ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION 2006-119-A WHICH WOULD REQUIRE THAT IN ORDER FOR A PROJECT TO RECEIVE A 60% REV GRANT FOR A 12-YEAR PERIOD, THE PROJECT MUST ACHIEVE CERTAIN MINIMUM SCORES ON THE OED'S PROJECT EVALUATION MATRIX, AND AUTHORIZING THE RI GRANT AND CT GRANT; REQUESTING TWO READING PASSAGE PURSUANT TO COUNCIL RULE 3.305; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

 

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2. 2015-426 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY CODE; AMENDING SECTION 754.111 (STORMWATER PROJECT FUNDING FROM CASH OR PAY AS YOU GO PROJECTS ONLY), CHAPTER 754 (STORMWATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY CODE), ORDINANCE CODE, TO CLARIFY THAT STORMWATER UTILITIES FEES SHALL NOT BE USED TO PAY DEBT SERVICES; CREATING A NEW SECTION 754.112 (ANNUAL BUDGET FOR STORMWATER USER FEES), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ESTABLISH AN ANNUAL BUDGET FOR STORMWATER USER FEES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 6/15/2015 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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3. 2015-483 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE CITY'S BANKING FUND; DEAUTHORIZING $55,000,000 FROM VARIOUS BANKING FUND PROJECTS BUDGETARY AUTHORIZATION AND REDUCING THE BANKING FUND AUTHORIZATION ACCORDINGLY; AMENDING PART 5 (CITY BANKING FUND), CHAPTER 110 (CITY TREASURY), ORDINANCE CODE, TO REPEAL AND RESERVE ALL OF PART 5 (CITY BANKING FUND); PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 7/20/2015 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and REREFER.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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4. 2016-157 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THAT CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ("LANDLORD") AND THE JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION, INC. ("TENANT") FOR PREMISES WITHIN THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, LOCATED AT 300 WEST WATER STREET, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32202 FOR A TERM OF FIVE YEARS AT AN INITIAL MONTHLY BASE RENTAL RATE OF $7,507.24 COMMENCING JULY 1, 2016; PROVIDING FOR OVERSIGHT BY THE OFFICE OF SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 2/29/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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5. 2016-199 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 111 (SPECIAL REVENUE AND TRUST ACCOUNTS), PART 8 (EDUCATION, LIBRARY AND CHILDREN), ORDINANCE CODE; CREATING A NEW SECTION 111.880, ORDINANCE CODE, ENTITLED "JAX KIDS BOOK CLUB EDUCATION TRUST FUND" TO RECEIVE GIFTS, DONATIONS, CONTRIBUTIONS, AND GIFTS OF A MONETARY VALUE MADE FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE JAX KIDS BOOK CLUB TO BE USED TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO PAY VENDORS FOR WRITING, ILLUSTRATING, DESIGNING, EDITING, PRINTING, AND DISTRIBUTING BOOKS TO CHILDREN IN THE JAX KIDS BOOK CLUB AND PROMOTING THE BOOK CLUB THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF BROCHURES AND FLYERS, WEBSITE PRODUCTION, AND FAMILY LITERARY ACTIVITIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE: April 05, 2016

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, Gulliford ( 6 )

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6. 2016-201 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING, PURSUANT TO SECTION 943.25, F.S., $193,831 IN FUNDING FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TO ADOPT THE BUDGET FOR THE 2016-2017 FISCAL YEAR (07/01/16 - 06/30/17) FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING TRUST FUND, SUCH FUNDING TO BE USED ONLY FOR ADVANCED AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS AND FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS APPROVED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-051; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE: April 05, 2016

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, Gulliford ( 6 )

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7. 2016-204 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $263,270 FROM BANKING FUND REPAYMENT - GENERAL FUND TO PROVIDE BUDGET CAPACITY FOR THE REPAYMENT OF A BANKING FUND LOAN FOR THE STADIUM WI-FI IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDED IN THE 12TH AMENDMENT TO THE JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS LEASE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-055; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE: April 05, 2016

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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8. 2016-205 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, THAT CERTAIN SOVEREIGNTY SUBMERGED LANDS FEE WAIVED LEASE RENEWAL AND MODIFICATION (BOT FILE NO. 160038682) BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPERATING A 7-SLIP DOCKING FACILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN UPLAND PUBLIC PARK AT SISTERS CREEK FOR A TEN-YEAR TERM AT NO COST; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE: April 05, 2016

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON JAX WATERWAYS: April 13, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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9. 2016-206 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF A POSITION FROM THE GENERAL EMPLOYEE'S PENSION FUND (SUBFUND 611) TO THE INSURED PROGRAMS FUND (SUBFUND 581), AS INITIATED BY R.C. 16-048; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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10. 2016-212 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE TAX COLLECTOR AND THE PROPERTY APPRAISER TO EXECUTE AN INTER-LOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE "MILLERS CREEK SPECIAL DISTRICT," A DEPENDENT SPECIAL DISTRICT ESTABLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 189, FLORIDA STATUTES, LOCATED IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 5, FOR THE UNIFORM LEVY, COLLECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS AS AUTHORIZED BY F.S. 197.3632; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 7 )

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11. 2016-213 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $250,000.00 FROM THE GENERAL FUND ACCOUNT TO THE GENERAL COUNSEL JUDGMENTS, CLAIMS AND LOSSES ACCOUNT TO PAY FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF PENDING LITIGATION, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-061; APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT OF PENDING LITIGATION, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE, JACKSONVILLE BRANCH, AND THE JACKSONVILLE BROTHERHOOD OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FIREFIGHTERS V. CONSOLIDATED CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, CASE NO. 3:13-CV-161-J32MCR (M.D. FLA. 2013), REGARDING ALLEGED CLAIMS PERTAINING TO FIREFIGHTER HIRING, TRANSFERS, AND WORK ENVIRONMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE: April 05, 2016

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 6 )

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12. 2016-215 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING PARKING RATES FOR CITY EMPLOYEES; AMENDING SUB-PARAGRAPH (C) TO SECTION 122.202 (PARKING RATES AT MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS) TO EXTEND THE DISCOUNT RATE TO EMPLOYEES PARKING IN CITY OWNED PARKING FACILITIES FOR AN ADDITIONAL TWO YEARS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 4/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: April 18, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

AYES - Becton, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 6 )

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13. 2016-235 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING AN EMERGENCY HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAM ("EHEAP") GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $132,307 FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS THROUGH ELDERSOURCE TO PROVIDE CRISIS ASSISTANCE TO ELIGIBLE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS WITH AT LEAST ONE INDIVIDUAL AGED 60 OR OLDER EXPERIENCING A HEATING OR COOLING EMERGENCY, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-062; REQUESTING ONE CYCLE EMERGENCY PASSAGE; AUTHORIZING PART-TIME HOURS, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 16-118; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

AYES - Becton, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 6 )

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14. 2016-249 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 PCA SUB, LLC (LESSEE), SAID LEASE BEING FOR THE QUIZNOS RESTAURANT IN THE ED BALL BUILDING CONSISTING OF 1,654 SQUARE FEET ON THE GROUND FLOOR CORNER OF HOGAN STREET AND MONROE STREET FOR A FIVE-YEAR TERM WITH TWO OPTIONS TO RENEW FOR CONSECUTIVE FIVE-YEAR TERMS, WITH AN INITIAL BASE RENT AT THE APPRAISED VALUE OF $16.50 PER SQUARE FOOT AND OPERATING EXPENSES AT $1.50 PER SQUARE FOOT, BOTH WITH A THREE PERCENT (3%) ESCALATION RATE EVERY OTHER YEAR; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE REAL ESTATE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

AYES - Becton, Boyer, Brosche, Crescimbeni, R. Gaffney, Gulliford ( 6 )

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2ND READINGS

 

15. 2016-234 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $60,000.00 FROM THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REIMBURSE THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS DIVISION OF THE CITY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR COSTS INCURRED TO REPAIR THE CITY BUILDING AT 909 HAINES STREET, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-048; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE CITY; AMENDING THE 2016-2020 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2015-505-E TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "FACILITIES CAPITAL MAINTENANCE - GOV'T"; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16. 2016-236 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 122.421(b), ORDINANCE CODE, THE GRANTING OF PARCEL 809, A PERPETUAL EASEMENT LYING OVER A 30-FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR DRAINAGE AND UTILITIES BETWEEN HOULE ROAD AND PULASKI ROAD IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT) NEEDED BY FDOT FOR THE WIDENING OF I-295 FROM THE DAMES POINT BRIDGE TO NORTH OF PULASKI ROAD FROM FOUR (4) LANES TO EIGHT (8) LANES FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAINTAIN THE STORM WATER MANAGEMENT FACILITY OUTFALL SYSTEM FOR I-295; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, A PERPETUAL EASEMENT AND ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE TO GRANT THE PERPETUAL EASEMENT TO FDOT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17. 2016-240 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 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, AND EXPIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2019, LESSEE TO PAY NO BASE RENT BUT TO PAY A FLAT FEE OF $1,000 PER MONTH FOR OPERATING EXPENSES WITH AN ANNUAL THREE PERCENT (3%) ESCALATION BEGINNING ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE LEASE COMMENCEMENT DATE; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE REAL ESTATE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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18. 2016-245 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING PROPOSED 2016B SERIES TEXT AMENDMENT #2 TO THE FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT, THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT AND THE TRANSPORTATION ELEMENT OF THE 2030 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FOR TRANSMITTAL TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA'S VARIOUS AGENCIES FOR REVIEW; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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19. 2016-248 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A MODIFICATION TO THE 2030 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE FOR THE PURPOSE OF UPDATING THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT SCHEDULE BY ESTABLISHING THE FISCAL YEARS 2016-2020 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT SCHEDULE IN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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20. 2016-250 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $759,418 ($728,611 FROM BETTER JACKSONVILLE - ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROJECT, $19,602 FROM 1998 CAPITAL PROJECT REVENUE BOND - ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROJECT, AND $11,205 FROM THE 1999 ETR BOND - ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROJECT), TO ALLOW THE CULTURAL COUNCIL TO ACCOMPLISH ADMINISTRATION, MAINTENANCE, AND PUBLIC ART FOR THE CUBA HUNTER PARK AND DUVAL COUNTY COURTHOUSE PUBLIC ART PROJECTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-056; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017; AMENDING THE 2016-2020 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2015-505-E TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR THE PROJECTS ENTITLED "COURTHOUSE - ART IN PUBLIC PLACES" AND "CUBA HUNTER PARK - PUBLIC ART"; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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21. 2016-251 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $95,790 FROM METRO PARK MAINTENANCE - RENTAL OF CITY FACILITIES TO METRO PARK MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AND CHARGES TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO REIMBURSE PROMOTER DANNY WIMMER PRESENTS FOR EXPENSES IT INCURRED IN CONSTRUCTING A TEMPORARY STAGE AT METRO PARK WHEN THE CITY STAGE WAS FOUND TO BE UNSAFE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-065; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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22. 2016-253 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, A DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (FDEP), AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECUTATE THE PURPOSES OF THE RESTRICTIVE COVENANT, FOR PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE FIRE STATION #10 LOCATED AT 1055 SOUTH McDUFF AVENUE, RE# 063907-0000, SO AS TO PLACE ENVIRONMENTAL RESTRICTIONS ON THE SITE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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23. 2016-254 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $355,287.70 ($345,675.00 FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC PARKING AND $9,612.70 FROM THE ART IN PUBLIC PLACES TRUST FUND) TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR A PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY AT THE CITY-OWNED WATER STREET GARAGE TO ENHANCE THE GATEWAY ENTRY INTO THE CITY, AS INITIATED BY REVISED B.T. 16-047; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, THE WATER STREET GARAGE PUBLIC ART PROJECT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OFFICE OF PUBLIC PARKING, AND CULTURAL COUNCIL OF GREATER JACKSONVILLE, INC.; WAIVING SECTION 110.112, ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW FOR ADVANCE PAYMENT OF CITY FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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24. 2016-255 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $300,000 FROM GENERAL CAPITAL PROJECTS - PROJECT PINNACLE TO DIGITAL RISK COUNTY-WIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND (CEDF) GRANT TO PROPERLY APPROPRIATE FUNDING FOR THE DIGITAL RISK PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-063; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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25. 2016-258 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE EMPLOYEE CAP OF THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL FROM 61 TO 63 IN ORDER TO ALLOW FOR THE ADDITION OF TWO (2) EMPLOYEES, ONE ATTORNEY AND ONE PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 16-126; APPROPRIATING $120,075.41 FROM OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL - JEA TO OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL SALARIES AND BENEFITS ACCOUNTS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-067 TO FUND A PARTIAL YEAR FOR AN ATTORNEY AND AN ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF TO SUPPORT THE LEGAL NEEDS OF JEA; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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26. 2016-259 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $1,835,971.60 (RECAPTURED IN FISCAL YEAR 2014-15 TO THE GENERAL FUND/GENERAL SERVICE DISTRICT) OF GENERAL FUND/GENERAL SERVICE DISTRICT FUND BALANCE TO CURE AND PARTIALLY CURE THE NEGATIVE CASH BALANCES IN VARIOUS SUBFUNDS, PURSUANT TO SECTION 11.9 OF ORDINANCE 2015-504-E; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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27. 2016-260 A RESOLUTION, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE ISSUANCE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OF ITS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (CATHEDRAL TOWERS), SERIES 2016, IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $12,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE ACQUISITION, REHABILITATION, AND EQUIPPING OF A MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FOR PERSONS OF LOW, MIDDLE, OR MODERATE INCOME, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, AND TO BE KNOWN AS "CATHEDRAL TOWERS"; DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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28. 2016-261 A RESOLUTION, UPON AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF DUE AUTHORIZATION AND THE MAKING OF FINDINGS, APPROVING THE ISSUANCE BY THE JACKSONVILLE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OF ITS MULTIFAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS (MOUNT CARMEL GARDENS), SERIES 2016, IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $9,750,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE ACQUISITION, REHABILITATION, AND EQUIPPING OF A MULTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FOR PERSONS OF LOW, MIDDLE, OR MODERATE INCOME, LOCATED IN THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, AND TO BE KNOWN AS "MOUNT CARMEL GARDENS"; DETERMINING CREDIT NOT BEING PLEDGED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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