Neighborhoods, Community Services, Public Health and Safety Committee

Agenda Meeting Minutes -amended

 November 5, 2018

9:00 a.m.


Topic: NCSPHS Committee agenda meeting


Location: City Council Chamber, 1st floor, City Hall – St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street


Attendance:   Council Members Sam Newby, Terrance Freeman and Randy White


Also: Paige Johnston – Office of General Counsel; Kim Taylor – Council Auditor’s Office; Chiquita Moore– Mayor’s Office; Richard Distel– Council Research Division; Melanie Wilkes – Legislative Services Division.


Meeting Convened: 9:00 a.m.


Councilman Newby called the meeting to order and reviewed the marked agenda. There were four (4) items ready for action, five (5) items marked for deferral, and four (4) items for second reading.


2018-256: ORD-MC Relating to Membership of JEA Amend Sec 21.03 (Composition; Compensation' Ofcrs' Mtgs), Article 21 (JEA) City Charter, Provide that 4 of the 7 bd mbrs be appt by Council and also be subj to removal by Council. (Durden) (Introduced by CM Dennis) - DEFER


2018-297: ORD Approp $100,000 from Gen Fund/GSD/Spec Council Rsvs - Sheriff to the Fight Blight Awareness Campaign to raise Public Awareness & Community Education to focus on Litter, Community Pride, Outreach to Deter Littering (Teal) (Introduced by CM K. Brown) (Co-Sponsored by CM Morgan) - DEFER


2018-310: ORD-MC Creating New Sec 320.202 (Commercially Leased Rentals; Apv of Proposed Use Prior to Lease), Pt 2 (Tests & Approvals), Chapt 320 (Gen Provisions, Title VIII (Construction  Regulations & Bldg Codes), Ord Code, to Require a Bldg Confirmation Ltr or Architect's Cert for Commercially Leased Parcels; Amend Sec 656.152, Subpart E. Certificates of Use, Pt 1 (Gen Provisions), Chapter 656 (Zoning Code), to include Bldg Confirmation Ltr or Architect's Cert in the COU App Process.  (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Morgan) – DEFER


2018-420: ORD-MC Auth All Documents Necessary to Consummate the Installation of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice's Duval County Memorial Monument in Hemming Park to Commemorate the African-American Victims of Lynching in Duval County, FL btwn 1877 & 1950; Create new Chapt. 54 (Peace & Justice Memorial Monument Oversight  Committee),Ord Code; Create New Sec 111.107 (Peace & Justice Memorial Monument Special Revenue Fund), Chapt 111 (Special Revenue &Trust Accts.), Part 1 (Parks, Recreation, Culture & Entertainment), Ord Code, Providing Oversight by Peace & Justice Memorial Monument Committee; provide for codification. (Hodges) (Introduced by CP Brosche) - DEFER


2018-647: ORD Auth 3rd Amend to Agreemt for Operation, Mgmt & Maint of Jax Bch Pier & Retail Concession with Dania Pier Management Corp. (McCain) (Req of Mayor) - DEFER


2018-675: ORD re License Agreement bet City & I3-Jax, Inc d/b/a Friends of Hemming Park (FOHP) for Operation & Mgmt of Hemming Park;  Oversight by Dept of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. (McCain) (Req of Mayor) – AMEND/APPROVE


2018-680: ORD Estab six-month Temporary Moratorium on the Issuance of Certificates of Occupancy and other Approvals for Adult Arcades. (Teal) (Introduced by CM Ferraro)

(Co-Sponsored by CMs Crescimbeni, Morgan, Freeman, Pittman, White, R. Gaffney, Becton, Schellenberg, Boyer, Love, Newby, Gulliford, Anderson & Dennis) - APPROVE


2018-681: ORD Renaming the Murray Hill Branch Library located at 918 Edgewood Ave South, Jax, FL 32205 as the "Bill Brinton Murray Hill Branch Library". (Sidman) (Introduced by Council Members Crescimbeni and Love) (Co-Sponsored by CMs Hazouri, Morgan, Wilson, Anderson, Becton, Newby, Schellenberg & Dennis) - APPROVE


2018-694: RESO Strongly Opposing Amendment 1 to FL Constitution, which if adopted would create additional inequities in FL's Tax System by granting certain tax breaks to some Taxpayers at the expense of other Taxpayers; Directing Distribution of this Reso; Requesting One Cycle Emerg Passage. (Sidman (Introduced by CM Schellenberg) – AMEND/APPROVE


2018-706: ORD Approp $88,127.27  in Civil Fines & Penalties Rev from the Litter Trust Fund, with 70% used by JTA to keep Public Bus Stops & Shelters Maintained & Litter Free & 30% to pay Part Time Code Enforcemt Employees for Public R/W Enforcemt & to Conduct Public Awareness & Education Progs to advance Zero-Tolerance for litter; Apv Part Time Hrs. (BT 19-011) (RC 19-014) (McCain) (Req of Mayor) – 2ND


2018-707: ORD Approp $687,849.88 collected from Auction of Properties on City's Affordable Housing Inventory List to estab Infill Dev Incentive Prog to further Affordable Housing Goals of the City; waiving chapters 118 and 126, Ord Code to implement the program; Oversight by Neighborhoods Department. (BT 18-104) (RC 18-016) (McCain) (Req of Mayor) – 2ND


2018-709: ORD De-Approp $124,200.00 from Capital Projs - City Venues Surcharge Subfund in order to allow for a reduction in ticket surcharge on each ticket surcharge on each ticket sold to a Jax Icemen Game at Veterans Memorial Arena from $2.50 to $1.50; Apv and Auth Mayor to execute aqnd deliver Amendment One to Jax Memorial Arena Use Agreemt btwn City and EI Acquisition, LLC; Waiving Sec 123.102, Sports and Entertainment Ofc 3. Ticket Surchages, Oversight by Office of Sports and Entertainment. (BT 19-009) (McCain) (Req of Mayor) – 2ND


2018-712: ORD-MC regarding Prohibition of the Approval, Grant, or Issuance of Certain Licenses, Permits, Certificates or Zoning Actions to Persons with Unpaid Civil  Penalties or Current Violations of the Ord Code; Amend Chapt 307 (Historic Preservation and Protection), Pt 1 (Gen Provisions), Sec 307.111 (Enforcement; Civil Remedies); Amend Chapt 320 (Gen Provisions), Pt 4 (Permits), Sec 320.402 (Application for Permit); Amend Chapt 518 (Jax Propty Safety and Management Code), Pt 1 (Gen Provisions), Sec 518.103 (Applicability); Creating a new Sec 609.110 (Prohibition of Administrative Action); Amend Chapt 650 (Comprehensive Planning for future Development), Pt 4 (Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan), Sec 650.402 (Initiation of Proposal); Amend Chapt 654 (Code of Subdivision Regs), Sec 654.105 (Applicability); Amend Chapt 656 (Zoning Code), Pt 1 (Gen Provisions), Subpart B (Administration), Sec 656.109 (Administration and Enforcement; Interpretation of Zoning Code; Administrative Deviations), and Sec 656.111 (Violations and Penalties); Amend Chapt 780 (Property Tax), Pt 3 (Tax Exemption for Rehabilitation and Properties in Historic Districts), Sec 780.305 (Application). (Grandin) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni) - 2ND




Meeting Adjourned: 9:02 a.m.


Minutes: Richard Distel, Council Research 904-630-1497  

11.6.18   Posted 4:00 p.m.