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
January 23, 2018
Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall – St. James Building; 117 West Duval Street,
In attendance: Council Members Anna Lopez Brosche (President), Greg Anderson, Danny Becton, Aaron Bowman, Lori Boyer, John Crescimbeni, Garrett Dennis, Al Ferraro, Reggie Gaffney, Bill Gulliford, Tommy Hazouri, Jim Love, Joyce Morgan, Sam Newby, Matt Schellenberg, Scott Wilson
Also: Peggy Sidman, Paige Johnston and Susan Grandin – Office of General Counsel; Kyle Billy and Kim Taylor – Council Auditor’s Office; Carol Owens and Jessica Matthews – Legislative Services Division; Steve Cassada – Council Staff Services; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Ali Korman and Jordan Elsbury – Mayor’s Office; John Pappas and Lin White – Public Works Department; Joey Greive, Angela Moyer and Teresa Eichner – Finance Department; Kirk Wendland and Paul Crawford – Office of Economic Development; Stephanie Burch – Neighborhoods Department; James Richardson – Environmental Protection Board
Meeting Convened: 4:00 p.m.
President Brosche called the meeting to order and asked for the committee reports.
TEU Committee: Council Member Ferraro reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
Finance Committee: Council Member Dennis reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
LUZ Committee: Council Member Schellenberg reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting. Susan Grandin asked if 2017-751 rezoning should be re-referred to LUZ like the companion land use amendment; the bill will have the public hearing opened and continued and the bill will be re-referred to LUZ.
NCSPHS Committee: Council Member Newby reported that all of his committee’s actions had been previously covered.
Rules Committee: Council Member Wilson reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
Council Member Boyer noted that 2017-859 had been deferred in the Finance Committee awaiting further information, which she has subsequently received. She is amenable to a discharge from Finance and acting on the bill tonight. Council Member Gulliford advocated for the discharge and action tonight. He has been meeting with the Traffic Engineering Division and the Florida Department of Transportation about school zone safety. Finance Chairman Dennis agreed to the discharge from that committee. The bill will be added to the addendum for that purpose.
Council Member Becton announced that he will be proposing a floor amendment to 2018-49 (refund of hurricane-related roofing and electrical permits) and urged passage on first reading tonight. Mr. Becton responded to questions about the funding source for the mailings and the permit fee refunds.
Meeting adjourned: 4:17 p.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research Division
1.23.18 Posted 5:00 p.m.
Tapes: Council agenda meeting – LSD