OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL
117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425
4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32202
LUZ Special Committee Meeting
March 21, 2017
Topic: Review of draft legislation of Glitch Bill Issues
Location: City Council Chamber, 1st floor, City Hall – St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street
In attendance: Council Members Danny Becton (Chair), Jim Love, Al Ferraro, Joyce Morgan, , Reggie Gaffney (arr. 4:57p), Doyle Carter (arr. 5:07p)
Also: Folks Huxford, Bruce Lewis, and Kristen Reed – Planning & Development Department; Susan Grandin – Office of General Counsel; Dan MacDonald – ECA Dist. 11; Jessica Matthews – Legislative Services Division; Yvonne P. Mitchell – Research Division
Meeting Convened: 4:54 p.m.
Chairman Becton called the meeting to order. Ms. Susan Grandin explained that draft coincides with the handout presented at the January 18, 2017 meeting. The committee reviewed and consented to several proposed amendments to the Zoning Code. Ms. Grandin provided a thorough review of the draft legislation which includes reference pages to the January 18th handout. It should be noted that the proposed changes are non-controversial issues. The purpose is to correct typographical errors, provide consistency with Florida Statutes and other portions of the Ordinance Code, and provide clarification regarding certain uses that are routinely determined administratively as permitted or permissible.
Some of the changes include:
Chairman Becton requested committee members to review document in detail prior to next meeting. In response to Council Members Gaffney and Morgan’s previous concerns, Chairman Becton stated minor modifications will be upcoming topic after review of pending legislation. CM Carter commented that he is scheduling a notice meeting about internet cafes.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
Meeting Adjourned: 5:39 p.m.
Minutes: Yvonne P. Mitchell, Council Research
03.23.17 Posted 3:30 p.m.
Tapes: LUZ Special Meeting– LSD
Materials: LUZ Special Committee Handouts