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(ORD Creating New Pt 3, Chap 305, Ord Code, Designating a Portion of Shindler Dr (Bellrose Ave to Marlee Rd) as a Scenic & Historic Corridor):

1.      On page 1, lines 7-8, 10, 18, 22 and 26, strike “Bellrose Avenue” and insert “Weston Living Way” to reduce the length of the road segment. 

2.      On page 3, line 31, and page 4, lines 1-5, strike language in its entirety and insert the following:  “The JEA shall operate and maintain its existing overhead power distribution lines, to the extent possible, in a manner so as to mutually protect private protected trees described in subsection (a) above or the public protected trees and the electric distribution system.  In coordination with future right of way projects, JEA if necessary, shall install power distribution lines underground wherever feasible, unless such installation would likely cause private protected trees described in subsection (a) above or public protected trees to die.  Overhead service and street lights shall be located so as to minimize the impact on trees on the right of way.”





Substitute and rerefer

(RESO Adopting the City Council's 1-3, & 5-year Strategic Plan):

1-year goals:

-          adds a goal titled “establish a Homeless Resource Center”

-          adds a goal titled “address regulatory framework and infrastructure regarding resiliency, flood prevention and control and drainage”

-          re-words the goal regarding downtown public spaces to read “develop and enhance our Downtown Public Spaces”

-          re-words the goal regarding Mayport redevelopment to read “develop Mayport Master Plan for Mayport Village”

3-year goals:

-          adds a goal titled “continue deliberate effort to eliminate septic tanks within the City”

-          adds a goal titled “increase affordable and workforce housing by at least 200 units per year”

-          adds a goal titled “develop Mayport Riverfront property and Mayport village”

-          re-words the goal regarding homelessness to read “reduce homeless population and establish maintain a homeless resource center”


Adopts a set of Strategic Plan Measurable Success Metrics and provides that the Rules Committee shall annually adopt a set of such strategic metrics to measure the success of the implementation of the Strategic Plan.






(ORD Auth The Dredging and Dredge Material Disposal License Agreemt for Bartram Island and/or Buck Island or Future Upland Spoil Site btwn JPA and City):

Places 2nd Revised Agreement On File to reflect all changes of OGC, Risk Management and JPA including the following:

1. Remove references to “Future Upland Spoil Site”

2. Include a Grant of License provision

3. Increase term from 3 to 4 years and remove renewal periods

4. Include updated Indemnification and Insurance provisions

5. Remove “Jax Port Environmental Testing and Reporting Procedure” Exhibit






(ORD Apv the North San Marco Neighborhood Action Plan):

1.      Attaches Revised Exhibit 1 (neighborhood action plan) to correct formatting. 

2.      Adds condition:  “Ten (10) years after the effective date of this ordinance, the Planning and Development Department shall make a recommendation to the City Council as to whether the Plan should be updated, rescinded, or re-adopted as submitted per this ordinance.”






(ORD-Q Rezoning at 3200 Emerson St btwn Copper Cir West & Philips Hwy from CO to CCG-2): Per OGC,

1.      Changes requested zoning district from CCG-2 to CCG-1. 

2.      Attaches Revised Exhibit 2 (Map) to show change to CCG-1






(ORD-Q Rezoning at Atlantic Blvd North btwn Kernan Blvd & Sutton Lakes Blvd from PUD to PUD): Per OGC, rezoning approved subject to conditions

1.      A traffic study, subject to the review and approval of the City’s Traffic Engineer and the Transportation Planning Division, shall be prepared to determine the need for left turn lanes and possible lane realignment/reduction on Marketplace Drive.

2.      Prior to the first final inspection within any phase of development, the owner or their agent shall submit to the Planning and Development Department for its review and approval either (a) an affidavit documenting that all conditions to the development order have been satisfied, or (b) a detailed agreement for the completion of all conditions to the development order.

Attaches Revised Exhibit 3 (revised written description dated 11/28/18); attaches Revised Exhibit 4 (revised site plan dated 11/28/18)






(ORD-Q Rezoning at 12274, 12280 Yellow Bluff Rd, Burkit Lane btwn Burkit Lane & Captiva Bluff Rd North from RR-Acre to PUD): Per OGC, rezoning approved subject to a condition: Roadways shall have a minimum paving width of twenty-four (24) feet, not including curb and gutter.






(ORD-Q Apv Sign Waiver Appl SW-18-07 for Sign at 6708 Beach Blvd btwn Dean Rd & West Rd. to Reduce Min Setback): waiver approved subject to conditions:

1.      Grant of this sign waiver is personal to Diamond Real Estate Properties, II, LLC and shall not run with the title to the land. 

2.      This sign waiver applies to the sign as it exists on the date of the adoption of this ordinance. Replacement of the sign or substantial modification (as defined in the Zoning Code) shall require compliance with all setback requirements in effect at the time of such replacement or substantial modification.






(Ord Approp $2,563,209.00 to 1) Fund from Collective Bargaining Re-Opener Contingency to the JSO's Budget to cover Proposed Changes to the FOP Collective Bargaining Agreemts & 2) Fund within JFRD to Cover Proposed Changes to Internatl Assn of Firefighters Collective Bargaining Agreemts): attaches Revised Exhibit 1 (executed BT).







(ORD Approp $300,000.00 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund, Sub Fund 15F, for County-Wide Prog to provide tree planting in the Public Rights-of-Way):

1. Corrects fiscal year of appropriations

2. Clarifies replacement program funding can be used to pay both removal and replacement costs






(Ord Approp $ 50,000.00 from Investmnt Pool Earnings on Fair Share Agreemnt Proj. (PD0034-01-JXSF114PD-361101) to Provide Funding for the Moncrief Rd Diet Study)



1.      Changes funding source to Deappropriated Projects Account in SF328

2.      Attaches Revised Exhibit 1 (revised BT)






(ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming an unopened & unimproved Alleyway lying btwn Montana Ave & Alabama Ave at request of G2 ID Source, Inc): Attaches Revised Exhibit 2 (revised hold harmless agreement) to include Exhibit A.






(Ord Approp $74,756.76 from Deappropriated Projs Acct to the Cecil Field Heavy Equip Acct to purchase Tractor Equip for the NE FL Equestrian Ctr): removes waiver language from the bill.






(ORD Approp $378,041.41 from FL Dept. of Education, with no local match, to Estab the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Prog. & to cover Expenses for the Pre-Employment Screening & Training of 141 School Guardians): attaches an Exhibit 3 (grant award letter).






(ORD Declaring R.E. # 073232-0000, a 52' by 100' Vacant Residential Parcel on 11th St. West btwn Pearl St. & Silver St to be Surplus to the needs of the City; Auth the City to Dispose of the Subject Parcel): includes assessed value of parcel in bill.






(ORD Approp $1,000,000.00 to provide funding for Community-Based Crime Reduction & Neighborhood Revitalization):

1. Pg. 2, line 8: defines an acronym

2. Pg. 2, line 10: inserts end quotes after “Project”

3. Adds provision allowing budget amendments in accordance with federal rules.






(ORD Auth Corp Secretary to enter into Lease Agreemt with TREM Properties, LLP for a Medical Clinic to be used by FL Dept of Health in Duval County, located at 2344 South 3rd St, Jax Bch):

1. Pg. 1, line 21: strikes “dental” and insert “medical”

2. Corrects third whereas clause regarding purpose of lease

3. Pg. 1, line 14 and pg. 2, line 13: inserts “monthly” after “average”






(ORD Declaring a portion of RE 019634-0110 near Ethel Rd in the Vicinity of the Montgomery Correctional Center to be surplused to the needs of the city; Auth Conveyance of the Subject Parcel to the Parent Help Center, Inc):

1. Attaches Revised Exhibit 1 to attach description of subject property

2. Attaches Revised Exhibit 2 to attach Quitclaim Deed

3. Places license agreement on file






(ORD Closing & Abandoning a 15' Storm & Sanitary Sewer Easemt ("Easemt"), Appearing as Alleyway in Block 6 of the Atlantic Highlands Subdivision):

1. Corrects applicant’s name in bill to “Townsend San Pablo Properties, LLC”

2. Pg. 1, line 10 removes extra comma

3. Attaches Revised Exhibit 1 (revised location description) and Revised Exhibit 2 (revised hold harmless agreement) to attach correct exhibits to the bill

4. Removes On File document





Substitute and rerefer

(RESO Urging the Administration to Terminate the Donation Agreemnt btwn the City & the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates & Return the $2,775,000.00 Awarded to the City from the United Arab Emirates): substituted to express gratitude to the UAE for its donation to the City.






(ORD Auth Purchase & Sale Agreemt btwn the City & 905 Corp., an Affiliate of SADS, Inc. for the Conveyance to Developer of Propty in Lavilla):

1. On page 2, line 17 after “effective date” add “of the Agreement”

2. Correct scrivener errors in bill

3. Place Revised Document On File to:

- Reference Exhibit C in Section 6.5(a)

- Correct scrivener error on Exhibit A






(ORD Auth Execution of a (1) Redev Agreemt by & among the City of Jax,("City"), Downtown Investment Authority ("DIA"), & 2018 Leila Jax LLC ("Developer"); (2) a Propty Exchange Agreemt to Support the Constrn by Dev of Approx 15,000 Sq. Ft. Retail Facility on Developer-Owned Propty, a Surface Parking Lot to be owned by the City, & Road Improvmts along Leila St):

Places a revised agreement On File to:

-       Reference the Surface Parking Lot in Section 2.7

-       Remove the reference of Leila Street Improvements in Article 5 and clarify in Article 6 that performance bonds are a requirement for the Leila St. Improvements

-       Correct section reference in Section 5.6

-       Correct scrivener’s error in Section 7.1

-       In Section 10.1 change “Leila Street Improvements” to “Surface Parking Lot”

-       Correct DIA suite number in Section 11.2

-       Update Exhibit I to remove reference to the Historic Preservation Section






(Conf Appt of Darcy Galnor, an Attorney & Duval County Resident, as a Member of the Jacksonville Ethics Commission): deletes term start date.






(Amend Chapt 602 - Ord Code (Jacksonville Ethics Code)


Floor (Crescimbeni):

1.      strikes the addition of advisory body officials to the list of regulated persons

2.      adds a provision that public property may not be used except in accordance with official written City policies or ordinances

3.      clarifies that it is a violation for a City officer or employee to use the time of another City employee for anything other than official City business.


Floor (Hazouri):

Adds a provision that nothing in Sec. 602.402 - Prohibited representations and appearances – shall be construed to affect, or in any way interfere with, any state or federal law.


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