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Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes
March 22, 2017
Topic: Finance Committee agenda meeting
Location: City Council Chamber, 1st floor, City Hall – St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street
In attendance: Council Members Anna Lopez Brosche (Chair), Sam Newby, Bill Gulliford, Aaron Bowman
Also: Kirk Sherman and Kyle Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Jessica Matthews, Staci Lopez – Legislative Services Division; Ali Korman Shelton – Mayor’s Office; Teresa Eichner – Finance Department; Kirk Wendland – Office of Economic Development; Greg Pease – Procurement Division; John Pappas and Lin White – Public Works Department; John Flowe – Environmental Quality Division
Meeting Convened: 8:32 a.m.
Chairwoman Brosche called the meeting to order and asked the attendees to introduce themselves. Ms. Brosche reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda which included 9 items marked for deferral, 17 items ready for action (2 requested for emergency action) and 11 items for second reading and re-referral.
Ms. Brosche announced that 2017-68 and -69 (approving legal settlements relating to Ability Housing project in Springfield) will be deferred. The LUZ Committee did not take up discussion of the Springfield Overlay (related to these bills) it its meeting last night, and the Finance Committee will defer action on these bills until LUZ makes its recommendations on the overlay.
At the beginning of the meeting, Council Auditor Kirk Sherman will discuss a funds recapture memo and will make comments about the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Chief of Procurement Greg Pease will make a presentation on ideas he is developing regarding incentives in City procurement for hiring of ex-offenders. The Chair announced that there will not be a special committee meeting today.
Meeting Adjourned: 8:36 a.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research
3.22.17 Posted 9:00 a.m.
Tapes: Finance agenda meeting– LSD