OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL
117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425
4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32202
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MEETING MINUTES
City Council Chamber, 1st floor, City Hall
August 14, 2018
Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall – St. James Building; 117 West Duval Street
In attendance: Council Members Aaron Bowman (President), Greg Anderson, Danny Becton, Lori Boyer, Anna Lopez Brosche, Doyle Carter, John Crescimbeni (arr. 4:04), Al Ferraro, Terrance Freeman, Reginald Gaffney, Tommy Hazouri, Bill Gulliford, Jim Love, Joyce Morgan, Sam Newby, Ju’Coby Pittman, Matt Schellenberg, Scott Wilson
Also: Peggy Sidman, Paige Johnston, Susan Grandin and Shannon Eller – Office of General Counsel; Kyle Billy and Kim Taylor – Council Auditor’s Office; Jessica Matthews and Adri Segui – Legislative Services Division; Steve Cassada – Council Staff Services; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Leeann Krieg and Siretta Williams – Mayor’s Office; Bill Killingsworth and Folks Huxford – Planning and Development Department; John Pappas – Public Works Department; Kurt Wilson – Fire and Rescue Department; Kirk Wendland – Office of Economic Development; Aundra Wallace - DIA
Meeting Convened: 4:01 p.m.
President Bowman called the meeting to order asked for the committee reports.
NCSPHS Committee: Council Member Newby reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
TEU Committee: Council Member Ferraro reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting. 2017-863 has competing amendments from the TEU and LUZ Committees; President Bowman asked for the Council to approve the 3rd substitute and then re-refer the bill back to a joint meeting of TEU and LUZ.
Finance Committee: Council Member Anderson reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
Rules Committee: Council Member Hazouri reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
LUZ Committee: Council Member Schellenberg reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
2018-543 President Bowman said that emergency approval on first reading is requested by the Supervisor of Elections. Terry Wood of the SOE said that federal funds have been received for election security and need to be spent by early November, so approval on first reading is requested to allow the expenditure of those funds.
There will be a 4-item addendum to the agenda. Council Member Carter requested that 2018-423 be discharged from Finance Committee and approved. Finance Chairman Anderson agreed to the discharge and action. Peggy Sidman explained the floor amendments to 2018-410 and -411(changing the corporation name).
Council Member Anderson announced the beginning of budget hearings on Thursday, August 16th at 9 a.m. The Fire and Rescue Department and Sheriff’s Office will be taken up on day one. The budget handouts have been sent to all members via email and are also available on the Council web site.
Meeting adjourned: 4:16 p.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research Division
8.14.18 Posted 5:30 p.m.
Tapes: City Council agenda meeting – LSD