Rules Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

October 2, 2018

1:30 p.m.


Topic: Rules Committee agenda meeting


Location: Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall – St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street


In attendance: Council Members Tommy Hazouri, Bill Gulliford, Ju’Coby Pittman and Lori Boyer


Also: Peggy Sidman - Office of General Counsel; Trista Carraher - Council Auditor’s Office; Chiquita Moore– Mayor’s Office; Colleen Hampsey - Council Research Division; Juliette Williams– Legislative Services.


Meeting Convened: 1:32 p.m.


Councilman Hazouri called the meeting to order and reviewed the agenda. The marked agenda included 12 items marked for deferral, 4 items ready for action and 2 items for second reading and re-referral. Councilman Hazouri said that he intended to defer 2018-593, as there was no motion to move the amendment or the bill in the Finance Committee.


2017-433:  ORD Auth Grant of Easemt with Southbank Apartment Ventures, LLC (Grantor) for Easemts on the Southbank to the City to Expand Existing Riverwalk from 8' to 20' & Provide a Pedestrian Pathway Connecting the Riverwalk to Prudential Dr; Designate Oversight by Parks, Rec & Community Svcs Dept; Request 1-Cycle Emerg Apv.- DEFER


2017-632:  ORD-MC Amend Part 4 (Resource Recovery Prog), Chapt 380 (Solid Waste Mgmt), Ord Code, to Update Dept Name & Amend References to Host Fees to be Consistent with new Part 7; Create New Part 7 (Constrn & Demo Debris Collection & Transp Franchises); Amend Part 6 (Nonresidential Solid Waste Collection & Transp Franchises) re Franchise Fees to make Part 6 Intent & Definitions consistent with new Part 7; Amend Sec 609.109 (Applicable Chapter & Parts), Chapt 609 (Code Enforcemt Citations), to Revise Violations of Chapt 380 to Class F Offenses- DEFER


2018-142:  ORD-MC Amend Sec 21.04 (Powers), Article 21 (JEA), City Charter, to Provide that any Apv by Council to sell 10% or more of JEA must include the Call for a Subsequent Referendum to Apv Terms & Conditions of Sale- DEFER


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- DEFER


2018-292:  ORD-MC Amend Chap 30 (Plan & Dev Dept), Part 2 (Planning Commission), Sec 30.203 (Conduct of Business), Ord Code, to  Provide  Automatic Deferral upon Req of Council Mbr by Noon on Monday prior to Sched Mtg & provide Notification to applicant-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-DEFER


2018-387:  RESO Concerning Duval County Tax Collector, Urging Candidate Elected in Special Election of Fall 2018 to Use Existing Surplus Letterhead & Envelopes in Lieu of Purchasing New Letterhead & Envelopes & Incurring Addnl Costs for remainder of Tax Collectors Unexpired term of 6/30/2019-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- DEFER


2018-570:  ORD-MC re Transparency in City Govt; Creating New Sec. 126.114 (Notification of Campaign Contributions by Bidding or Contracting Party), Chap 126 (Procurement Code), Ord Code, to Provide for Notice of Campaign Contributions by Parties Contracting with the City; Create New Sec. 602.805 (Private Air Travel with Lobbyist), Chap 602 (Jax Ethics Code), Ord Code, to Require Disclosure by Certain Elected Officials of Details Concerning Use of Privately-Owned Aircraft; Amend Sec. 602.1207 (Public Records). Chap 602 (Jax Ethics Code) Ord Code, to Require Posting of Public Record Emails & Disclosure of Certain Public Record Text Messages; Repealing Sec. 602.1213 (Penalty Provisions), Chap 602 (Jax Ethics Code) Ord Code, to Delete the Penalties Provision- DEFER


2018-593:  RESO Expressing City Council's Opposition to the Sale of JEA at this time- AMEND/APPROVE


2018-594:  RESO Adopting the City Council's 1-3, & 5-year Strategic Plan- AMEND/APPROVE


2018-623:  ORD Declaring Propty Surplus (R.E. Numbers 054641-0000, 054647-0000, 054648-0000, 054649-0000 and 054650-0000) , Propty on Davis St North btwn 4th St West and 3rd St West; Providing Sale of surplus propty; Waiving provisions of Sec 122.423 (Appraisal at or Below $25,000), Chapt 122 (Public Propty), Ord Code to allow direct sale of parcels to St. Stephen's African Methodist Episcopal Church, Inc. owner of Propty adjacent to R.E. Number 054641-0000, at the assessed value of $10,587 for R.E. #054641-0000, $5,293 for R.E. #054647-0000, $5,293 for R.E. #054648-0000, $5,293 for R.E. #054649-0000, and $11,797 for R.E. #054650-0000 to allow for future expansion of the church- DEFER



2018-630:  ORD Auth Execution of a (1) Redev Agreemt bet City, DIA & ACE JAX, LLC; (2) Quitclaim deed conveying a city-owned parcel of land to the Developer at the cost of $1.00; (3) Loan Documents and related agreements to Support Renovation of Jones Furniture Bldg located at 520 N. Hogan St and an Adjacent Bldg located at 502 N. Hogan St. (collectively, "the Buildings"); Auth a Downtown Historic Preservation and Revitalization Trust Fund Grant of $1,500,000 to Developer, to Be Approp by Subsequent Legislation auth a Downtown Economic Dev Fund Loan in amt of $750,000 with a term of 21 yrs in connection with proj; Waiving Provisions of Chapt 122, (Public Propty, Pt 4, Real Propty, Subpart C, Community Redev Real Propty Dispositions), Ord Code to authorize sale of City owned Real Propty without appraisal to Developer at less than fair market value; Desig the DIA as Contract Monitor for Redev Agreement and related agreemts; Oversight of Proj by the Public Works Dept.- DEFER


2018-631:  RESO Conf Appt of James Brent Allen to the Downtown Development Review Board, Replacing Rafael E. Caldera, as a Downtown Property Owner Rep for First Full Term to expire 6/30/20-DEFER


2018-636:  RESO Appt Council Member Randy White as a Member of the North FL Transp Planning Organization (TPO) Replacing Doyle Carter, for Term exp 6/30/19- APPROVE


2018- 654:  RESO Conf Appt of Maximilian S. Glober  to Jax Historic Preservation Comm, Replacing Cora Jones Hackley for Partial Term exp 3/4/20- 2ND AND REREFER


2018-655:  RESO Conf Appt of Kimberly Scott as School Bd Rep to the Civil Svc Bd replacing B.J. Laster  for 1st Full Term exp 6/30/21- 2ND AND REREFER


2018-656:  RESO Honoring and Commemorating the Life and Mourning the Passing of Mrs. Sherry Harris Blue, a Pillar of the Community-APPROVE



Meeting Adjourned: 1:36 p.m.



Minutes: Colleen Hampsey, Council Research


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