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Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes
January 5, 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, Matt Schellenberg
Also: Kirk Sherman and Kyle Billy – Council Auditor’s Office; Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Philip Zamarron and Jennifer Bechtold– Legislative Services Division; Ali Korman Shelton – Mayor’s Office; Mike Weinstein and Teresa Eichner – Finance Department; Kirk Wendland and Paul Crawford– Office of Economic Development; Lin White – Public Works Department
Meeting Convened: 8:34 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 6 items marked for deferral, 5 items ready for action (1 as a substitute, 1 for withdrawal) and 10 items for second reading and re-referral.
Ms. Brosche announced that the committee would hear an update from Deputy General Counsel Peggy Sidman regarding the Loblolly Wetlands Mitigation Bank research and that Council Auditor Kirk Sherman would report on the latest Council Auditor’s audit report releases. The Special Meeting topic (a continuation of the discussion of City grant budgeting processes) is not ready for discussion, so the Special Meeting will be cancelled.
Ms. Sidman stated that the Office of General Counsel has been researching a question posed by the Council Auditor’s Office regarding the correct appropriation process for community redevelopment area (CRA) tax increment fund; that research is still underway.
Meeting Adjourned: 8:41 a.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research
1.5.17 Posted 9:30 a.m.
Tapes: Finance agenda meeting– LSD