FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING

 

January 19,2016

 

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, January 19,2016. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 A.M. by Committee Chair Bill Gulliford. The meeting adjourned at 11:46 A.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 Jeff Clements, Chief of Research

CM Lori Boyer Peggy Sidman, Deputy General Counsel

CM John Crescimbeni Allison Korman Shelton, Administration

CM Reggie Brown Jessica Baker, Administration

 

 

Others in Attendance:

 

Kurtis Wilson, Fire & Rescue

Ms. Pittman, Dir of Clara White Mission

Beth McKay, Fire & Pension

Thomas Cline, OIG

Steve Durden, OGC

Jim Gilmore, Infinity Global Solutions

Tera Meeks, Marine & Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2015-801 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $513,270.30 ($498,656.00 IN FEDERAL EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS (ESG) PROGRAM FUNDING AND $14,614.30 IN REALIGNED FUNDS) TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY SHELTERS AND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR HOMELESS PERSONS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 15-091; PROVIDING A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS FROM YEAR TO YEAR UNTIL SUCH FUNDS ARE EXPENDED OR LAPSE ACCORDING TO THE ORIGINATING STATE OR FEDERAL PROGRAM GRANT; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 11/30/2015 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RECREATION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE: December 01, 2015

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 19, 2016

 

Recommend to SUBSTITUTE and APPROVE.

 

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

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2. 2015-838 AN ORDINANCE TRANSFERRING $169,801.50 FROM COLLECTED REVENUE TO EXPENSE OBJECTS WITHIN THE METROPOLITAN PARK MAINTENANCE TRUST FUND (PRPM1D4) TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE ANNUAL OPERATING COSTS OF METROPOLITAN PARK, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-008; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 19, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

 

NAYS - R. Gaffney ( 1 )

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3. 2015-839 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING A $400,000 FISCAL YEAR 2015 BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT GRANT FROM THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY TO CONDUCT BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENTS IN JACKSONVILLE AS PART OF THE JACKSONVILLE BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-015; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS; APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 19, 2016

 

Recommend to AMEND and APPROVE.

 

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

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4. 2015-840 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE 2015-2016 BUDGET AND THE 2016-2020 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM; AMENDING ORDINANCE 2015-504-E (THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BUDGET ORDINANCE) BY AMENDING SCHEDULE A-1; ATTACHING AND INCORPORATING THIRD REVISED SCHEDULE A-1; AMENDING ORDINANCE 2015-505-E (THE 2016-2020 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM) BY AMENDING EXHIBIT 1; ATTACHING AND INCORPORATING THIRD REVISED EXHIBIT 1; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 19, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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5. 2015-841 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE 2016 ONE SPARK FESTIVAL ("FESTIVAL") ESTABLISHING A FESTIVAL OVERLAY ZONE; ESTABLISHING A FESTIVAL ACTIVITY PERIOD; ALLOWING CERTAIN ADDITIONAL USES IN A PORTION OF THE DOWNTOWN OVERLAY ZONE DURING THE FESTIVAL ACTIVITY PERIOD; NOTWITHSTANDING ANY STATE STATUTE TO THE CONTRARY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO 316.1936(2)(A) AND (2)(B), FLORIDA STATUTES, WAIVING CHAPTER 368 (NOISE CONTROL), ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BOARD RULE 4 (NOISE POLLUTION CONTROL) AND SECTION 154.108 (CONSUMPTION ON VENDOR'S PREMISES), ORDINANCE CODE, TO ALLOW FOR OUTDOOR MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT AND TO ALLOW OPEN CONTAINERS IN THE DESIGNATED ZONE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

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

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES: January 05, 2016

 

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

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 19, 2016

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

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

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6. 2015-851 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER A TEMPORARY EASEMENT GRANTING TO ELENA FLATS LLC ("GRANTEE") A TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT IN, OVER, AND UNDER THE EASTERLY SEVEN FEET OF A CITY-OWNED EAST DUVAL STREET SURFACE PARKING LOT ALLOCATED TO THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS AND ADJACENT TO THE PROPERTY OWNED BY GRANTEE AT 122 EAST DUVAL STREET IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 9 TO PROVIDE GRANTEE ADDITIONAL WORK SPACE AND ACCESS TO THE EXTERIOR OF THE ELENA FLATS BUILDING WHILE IT UNDERGOES RENOVATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 1/4/2016 - Read 2nd & Rerefer

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: January 19, 2016

 

Recommend to APPROVE.

 

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

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7. 2016-15 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 121.115 (SUPPLEMENTAL SHARE PLAN), PART 1 (POLICE AND FIRE PENSION FUND ADMINISTRATION), CHAPTER 121 (POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS PENSION PLAN), ORDINANCE CODE, IMPLEMENTING THE ORIGINALLY INTENDED STRUCTURE OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL SHARE PLAN; REQUESTING ONE CYCLE EMERGENCY PASSAGE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to APPROVE as an EMERGENCY measure.

 

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

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8. 2015-396 AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA ("JIA/CRA") ESTABLISHED BY ORDINANCE 93-159-57, FINDING THAT SLUM AND BLIGHTED CONDITIONS EXIST AND A NECESSITY EXISTS FOR THE REHABILITATION, CONSERVATION, OR REDEVELOPMENT OF AREAS KNOWN AS THE THOMAS CREEK PARCEL WITHIN THE CITY; ADDING THE THOMAS CREEK PARCEL CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 1,108 ACRES INTO THE JIA/CRA; PROVIDING REDEVELOPMENT GOALS; DIRECTING COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ACTIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

 

Recommend to WITHDRAW.

 

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

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2ND READINGS

 

 

9. 2016-7 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 744 (STREET CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS), SECTION 744.110 (STREET EXCAVATIONS; PERMIT) ORDINANCE CODE; ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION (F) TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE TO PROSECUTE VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER 744, AND AMENDING THE FORMER SUBSECTION (F) TO DELETE THE MAXIMUM FINE LISTED, PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY GRANTED IN THIS PART AND CHAPTER 609, ORDINANCE CODE; AUTHORIZING ABATEMENT BY THE CITY WITH PRIOR NOTICE; AMENDING CHAPTER 609 (CODE ENFORCEMENT CITATIONS); SECTION 609.109 (APPLICABLE CHAPTERS AND PARTS) TO ADD CHAPTER 744 TO SCHEDULE "A" WHICH LISTS THE APPLICABLE CHAPTERS AND PARTS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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10. 2016-8 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $600,000 ($400,000 FROM CONTINGENCY AND $200,000 IN REVENUE) FROM THE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD FLORIDA ("FLORIDA BLUE") PRIVATE CONTRIBUTION TO ESTABLISH THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM (THE "PROGRAM") AND PROVIDE ACCESS TO FUNDS PREVIOUSLY CONTRIBUTED BY FLORIDA BLUE TO FUND THE PROGRAM AND SUPPORT WELLNESS-RELATED ACTIVITIES, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-011; PROVIDING FOR A CARRYOVER OF FUNDS TO FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017; PROVIDING PURPOSE; AMENDING CHAPTER 111 (SPECIAL REVENUE AND TRUST ACCOUNTS), PART 4 (ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL AND CODE REGULATION), BY CREATING A NEW SECTION 111.471 (CITY FITNESS AND WELLNESS TRUST FUND), ORDINANCE CODE, IN ORDER TO RE-ESTABLISH A CITY FITNESS AND WELLNESS TRUST FUND; REQUIRING ANNUAL REPORT TO COUNCIL AUDITORS; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DIVISION OF COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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11. 2016-9 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $357,446 IN ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDING FROM THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR THE EDWARD J. BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAMS, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-016; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE OFFICE OF GRANTS AND COMPLIANCE OF THE INTRAGOVERNMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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12. 2016-10 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING A CONTINUATION GRANT; APPROPRIATING $96,607 FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE THROUGH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, WITH NO LOCAL MATCH, TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE PUBLIC SAFETY ANALYST PROJECT, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-019; AUTHORIZING POSITION, AS INITIATED BY R.C. 16-046; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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13. 2016-14 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER A SUBORDINATION OF CITY UTILITY INTERESTS AND ALL OTHER DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY TO SUBORDINATE TO THE INTEREST OF THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT) 1) A PERMANENT DRAINAGE EASEMENT IN PARCEL 100 CONTAINING 92 SQUARE FEET AND LOCATED WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF CLEVELAND STREET, AND 2) PERMANENT DRAINAGE AND UTILITIES EASEMENTS IN PARCEL 102, PARTS A, B, AND C, ALL THREE LOCATED WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF KINGS ROAD AND CONTAINING 1,126 SQUARE FEET, ALL NEEDED BY FDOT FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO SIGNALIZATION ON KINGS ROAD BETWEEN CLEVELAND STREET AND DIVISION STREET; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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14. 2016-16 AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $600,000 FROM THE DOWNTOWN HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND REVITALIZATION TRUST FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF THE LERNER BUILDING, LOCATED AT 20 WEST ADAMS STREET, TO PROVIDE 60 BEDS OF STUDENT HOUSING FOR FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE, AS INITIATED BY B.T. 16-021; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DOWNTOWN INVESTMENT AUTHORITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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15. 2016-18 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO APPLY TO THE FLORIDA INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT (FIND) FOR 2016-2017 GRANTS TO UNDERTAKE SPECIFIED WATERWAYS-RELATED PROJECTS; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, AND THE CORPORATION SECRETARY TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER ALL GRANT AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE CITY AND FIND, AS WELL AS ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO SUCH GRANTS; ACKNOWLEDGING WILLINGNESS TO MEET FUNDING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR CITY OVERSIGHT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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16. 2016-56 AN ORDINANCE REGARDING CHAPTER 118 (CITY GRANTS), ORDINANCE CODE; CREATING A NEW CHAPTER 80 (PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL), ORDINANCE CODE; REPEALING CHAPTER 118 (CITY GRANTS), PART 8 (PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT), ORDINANCE CODE; CREATING A NEW CHAPTER 118 (CITY GRANTS), PART 8 (PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS), ORDINANCE CODE; RECOMMENDING STAGGERED APPOINTMENTS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT COUNCIL; REPEALING THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANT APPLICATION FORM APPROVED IN ORDINANCE 2013-116-E; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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17. 2016-57 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2013-820-E TO REPLACE THE JTA PROJECT LIST ATTACHED TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT APPROVED BY ORDINANCE 2013-820-E WITH A SECOND REVISED JTA PROJECT LIST; PROVIDING COUNCIL APPROVAL FOR PROJECT COST CHANGES FOR GIRVIN ROAD IN EXCESS OF 20% OF THE COST ESTIMATED IN THE ORIGINAL COST ALLOCATION OF THE PROJECT LIST, THUS REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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