RESEARCH DIVISION



February 22, 2017

12:30 p.m.


Lynwood Roberts Room

Ground Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street




Attendance:  Council Members Garrett Dennis (Chair), John Crescimbeni (Vice Chair), Danny Becton; Deputy General Counsel Peggy Sidman, Heather Reber, Council Auditor’s Office, Allison Korman Shelton, Administration; Jeff Clements, John J. Jackson, Colleen Hampsey, Council Research Division, Legislative Assistant Crystal Shemwell;  see attached sign-in sheet for additional attendees.


The Chair called the Rules Committee Agenda meeting to order at 12:34 p.m.  He reviewed the marked agenda that the Council Auditor’s Office had prepared.  Fifteen (15) items were ready for action, seven (7) items were being deferred, fifteen (15) items were being seconded and re-referred and one (1) item was being moved as an emergency.


The Chair announced that he would have some amendments introduced for Item #9, ORD-MC 35, Amend Chapt 126 (Procuremt Code) Part 1 (Gen Regs), Sec 126.112 (Ex-Offender Re-Entry Requirements), Ord Code.


The Chair announced that he would be deferring Item #10, RESO 2017-76, Conf Appt of Michael J. Anania as Member of Taxation, Rev  & Utilization of Expenditures Comm… He explained that there are some concerns with the  nominee; he indicated that he would be scheduling a noticed meeting to discuss the matter further.


Council Member Danny Becton said that the TRUE Commission is in dire need for additional members on board and that Mr. Anania’s nomination ought to be discussed by the Committee at this time.  He characterized the Committee Meeting as a noticed meeting.


Deputy General Counsel Peggy Sidman explained the legislation that she has crafted, at the Committee’s request that clarifies the Council’s rules on public comment and public participation.  She said that Assistant General Counsel Paige Johnston would discuss the matter at the Special Meeting.


There being no further business, the agenda meeting was adjourned at 12:42  p.m.



John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729



Posted: 4:00 P.M.