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Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes
January 19, 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, Matt Schellenberg
Also: Kirk Sherman and Kyle Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Peggy Sidman and Merriane Lahmeur – Office of General Counsel; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Philip Zamarron – Legislative Services Division; Ali Korman Shelton – Mayor’s Office; Mike Weinstein, Angela Moyer, Teresa Eichner, Beth Mangold and Cal Ray – Finance Department; Kirk Wendland and Paul Crawford– Office of Economic Development; John Pappas – Public Works Department
Meeting Convened: 8:31 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 5 items marked for deferral, 12 items ready for action (1 as a substitute, 1 requested for emergency action) and 16 items for second reading and re-referral.
Regarding 2015-127 (amending the Vehicles for Hire code chapter regarding transportation network company regulation), Council Member Schellenberg informed the committee that bills have been introduced in the Florida Legislature to enact a uniform set of regulations statewide for TNC companies and to preempt local regulation of the companies.
Ms. Brosche announced that the committee would hold a brief special meeting at the conclusion of the regular meeting to hear an update on actions being taken on topics discussed in previous meetings.
Assistant Council Auditor Kyle Billy noted that 2016-813 (resolution urging the Florida Legislature and Cabinet to dedicate conservation funds for water conservation projects in environmentally sensitive areas statewide on a fair basis) will have a floor amendment in addition to the marked amendment.
Meeting Adjourned: 8:37 a.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research
1.19.17 Posted 9:30 a.m.
Tapes: Finance agenda meeting– LSD