RESEARCH DIVISION



December 3, 2018

1:30 P.M.

City Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:   Council Members Al Ferraro (Chair), Jim Love (Vice Chair), Danny Becton, Anna Lopez Brosche  Terrance Freeman; Assistant General Counsel Paige Johnston; Heather Reber, Council Auditor’s Office; Leeann Krieg, Administration; Crystal Shemwell, Legislative Assistant; John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.


The Chair, Council Member Al Ferraro, called the agenda meeting to order at 1:30 P.M.


The Chair reviewed the marked agenda that had been prepared by the Council Auditor’s Office.  There were thirteen (13) items ready for action, seven (7) items being deferred and seven (7) items being seconded and re-referred.


2017-805  ORD-MC Amend Chapt 654 (Code of Subdiv Regs), Ord Code, Secs 654.106 (Definitions) to add Newly Created Definition for "Reconstructed Street"; 654.111 (Design Standards: Streets); 654.133 (Required Improvemts: Streets, Curbs & Gutters; Sidewalks; & Bikeway Requiremts), Ord Code. (Pollock) (Req of Context Sensitive Streets Standards Comm)Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166 -.DEFER

2017-807 ORD-MC Creating New Part 16 (Truck Route Regs), Chapt 804 (Jax Traffic Code) Ord Code; Designating preferred Truck Routes and Restricted Roads for the City of Jax, Planning & Dev Dept to provide Educational Component, Codifiers to incorporate COJ regulated Truck Route Systems Map, JSO to issue warnings for first 6 months after effective date of this Ord. (Pollock) (Req of Context Sensitive Streets Standard -. MOVE


Council Member Danny Becton indicated that he had not had an opportunity to see the new map that was a component of the legislation; he said that he felt uncomfortable voting to move the item out of Committee without having first reviewed the map.  Mayor’s Office’s Jordan Elsbury announced that he had just spoken with Planning & Development Department Director Bill Killingsworth and that the Director is on his way to the meeting with the map that Council Member Becton wanted to review.



2018-76  ORD-MC Amend Sec 21.07 (Fiscal & Budgetary Functions), Article 21 (JEA), City Charter, to create New Subsec M to Provide & Maintain Water & Sewer Lines in certain Pre-Consolidated Urban Areas -.DEFER


2018-474  ORD  re Chapt 745 (Addressing & Street Naming Regs), Ord Code; Renaming "Gillen Street" to Cecil Wiggins Street"; waive the requirements of Sec. 745.105) (I) (2) and (3), Ord Code re the Requirement that streets may be renamed after a prominent person if the Person has been deceased for at least Five years and requiring person to reside within Five miles of the name change for at least Ten years; Waiving Requiremts of Sec 745.105 (k) (2), Ord Code, regarding fee to be paid by Citizen or Citizens' Group requesting street renaming; Directing Distribution of Legislation – DEFER


2018-661 ORD Amend the Beach Community Development District's Boundary, to Remove Approx 25.41 Acres from said District; Amend Chapt 92 Sec 92.22 to Memoralize reduction in acreage from previous Amendments and Current Amendment; Provide for Severability  -DEFER


2018-747  ORD-MC Amend Sec 21.07 (Fiscal & Budgetary Functions), Article 21 (JEA), City Charter, relating to JEA's Annual Contribution Payment; Apv Amend to Interagency Agreemt with JEA; Providing for Construction-DEFER


2018-773 ORD Granting Appl of ACET Recycling, LLC for Initial CON for the ACET Recycling, LLC  Clean Debris Recycling Facility; Providing for Conditions; Incorporating Exhibits-DEFER


2018-774 ORD Granting Appl of GEL Corporation for Initial CON for GEL Recycling Jax Construction & Demolition Debris & Yard Trash Processing & Recycling Facility; Providing for Conditions; Incorporating Exhibits-DEFER


2018-775 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 where trees have been removed by the City due to tree condition; (Approp $200,000.00 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund - Subfund 15F) for County-Wide Prog to provide tree planting in Public Rights-of-Way in locations where adjacent property owners have made request through 630-City; Direct Dept of Public Works to administer two projects in accordance with criteria herein provided; Provide Carryover of Funds into Subsequent Fiscal Years –AMEND/MOVE


2018-776 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 related to the Moncrief Rd Beautification Proj –MOVE


2018-777 ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming an unopened & unimproved Alleyway lying btwn Montana Ave & Alabama Ave at request of G2 ID Source, Inc.,the Owner of Propty on both sides of Alleyway – AMEND/MOVE


2018-780 ORD, & Constrn Engineering & Inspection for Roadway Improvemts, including a Greenway Trail & Bridge Replacement, on McCoy's Creek Blvd. from Cherokee St. to Margaret St; Designate Oversight by Engineering & Constrn Mgmt, Div of Approp $ 200,000.00 Grant from FDOT to provide for FDOT's participation in Proj Development & Environment, Design,Constrn Public Works – MOVE.


2018-781  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 Pursuant to Provisions of Sec. 122.423 (Appraisal at or below $25,000), Subpart B (Real Propty Dispositions), Pt 4 (Real Propty), of Chapt 122 (Public Propty), Ord Code – MOVE.


2018-784 ORD Declaring Surplus a Tax Reverted Parcel at 12657 Gillspie Ave; Auth Conveyance in accordance with Provisions of Sec 122.424 (Appraisal/Assessed Value over $25,000), Subpart B (Real Property Dispositions), Pt 4 (Real Property), Chapt 122 (Public Property, Ord Code –MOVE.


2018-785 ORD Appropriating $12,500,000.00 from FDOT to provide for FDOT's participationIn Proj Dev & Environ, Design, Constrn, & Constrn Engineering & Inspection for Removal & Constrn of Elevated Roadway & Bridge Components & Constn of at Grade Roadway & Intersection Improvemts of the Talleyrand Connector (Hart Expressway/SR 228) from A. Philip Randolph St to Festival Park Ave; Oversight by the Engineering and Constrn -  Management Div of the City's Dept of Public Works - MOVE

2018-788 ORD Closing & Abandoning a 15' Storm & Sanitary Sewer Easemt ("Easemt"), Estab in Ord 1971-829-365-E & Appearing as Alleyway in Block 6 of the Atlantic Highlands Subdivision, at request of Townsend Atlantic Properties, LLC. to allow Applicant to Expand the Construction of the Warehouse/Office Facility Apvd by Ord 2017-418-E, Providing for Approval of Subject Conditions – AMEND/MOVE

2018-789 ORD- MC Creating New Sec 122.823 (Limitations on Use of Tangible Personal Propty with Name of Elected Official), Chap 122 (Public Propty), Ord Code, to Provide for a Limitation on Purchase of Office Supplies with Name of Elected Officials & to Provide for a Limitation on Vehicles & Equipmnt Containing Name of Elected Officials; Providing for an Exercise in County Powers –MOVE.

The Chair announced that he was going to defer this item; he had questions to put to the Council Auditor’s Office.


2018-791 ORD Approp $83,022.50 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund to Include $31,102.50 from Charter Subfund 15N for Planting of 29 Live Oaks, Including a 10% Construction Contingency, & $51,920.00 from Ord Subfund 15F for the Planting of 15 Redbud Trees, 8 Little Gem Magnolia Trees, 13 East Palatka Holly Trees, Including a 10% Cost Contingency, for a Proj known as " Mandarin Road Tree Planting" on Mandarin Rd btwn Silent Creek Ln & Flynn Rd; Directive to Utilize Procurement Code for Selection of Contractor; Designate Public Works to Oversee Proj – AMEND/MOVE.

2018-792 ORD Approp $139,436.00 from Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund,  Ord Subfund 15F, for the Planting of 12 Overcup Oaks, 18 Little Gem Magnolia Trees, 30 Live Oaks, 5 Red Maples, 3 Tulip Poplars, 2 Sycamores, 7 East Palatka Hollys, 10 Drake Elms, 19 Crepe Myrtles, 9 Fringetrees, 14 Redbuds, 3 Vitex Chaste Trees & 5 Pride of Houston Yaupon Hollys, including 10 % Cost Contingency, for a Proj known as "Springfield Preservation Tree Planting" in an area bounded by 1st St, Blvd., 9th St. & Spearing St.; Directive to Utilize Procurement Code for Selection of Contractor; Designate Public Works to Oversee Proj –AMEND/MOVE.

2018-823 ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming a portion of a 30' wide unopened & unimproved Right-of-Way Estab in Jax at request of Office of Economic Dev; Oversight by OED & Real Estate Div of the Dept of Public Works –MOVE.

2018-834 ORD Approp from Nuisance Abatemt Spec Lien Rev Fund $2,447,536.46 ($1,199,292.87 to Neighborhoods - Municipal Code Compliance for Nuisance Abatemt Contractual Svcs & $1,248,243.59 to Public Works Dept to be Split bet Mowing & Landscape - Private Propty ($873,770.52) & Mowing & Maint - Tree Removal – 2nd & REREFER.

2018-835 ORD Approp $15,000.00 from Environmental Protection Bd (EPB) Trust Fund to EPB Operating Account to provide support for the Jax Envirothon, a hands-on competition enhancing student understanding of Natural Resources and Environmental Issues. Oversight by Neighborhoods Dept – 2nd & REREFER.

2018-836 ORD Approp $228,545.85 from Environmental Protection Bd (EPB) Trust Fund  ($136,431.00) & FDOT ($92,114.25) to begin Pilot Study to evaluate the application of naturally occurring Microbe Products to wet detention ponds as an alternative nonstructural best management practice; Auth Corp Sec to execute contract with England-Thims and Miller for Pilot Study -2nd & REREFER.

2018-838 ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Easemts for Drainage and Ponds, Parcel lying NE of Intersection of Collins Rd & Plantation Bay Drive; At request of Current Owner of the Redus Propty, Redus FL Land, LLC; Accepting new drainage and pond Easemts on Redus Propty over Existing Drainage Infrastructure and the right to relocate these Easemts Granted to the City by Applicant. -2nd & REREFER.

2018-839 ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming the Open & Improved R/W of Setzer Rd, at Req ofCopart of Connecticut, Inc., the owner of Adjacent Propty on Both Sides of R/W Subject to Reservation unto City & JEA of Easemts over the R/W for Ingress & Egress for All Utilities – 2nd & REREFER.

2018-844 ORD Auth Director/Fire Chief of JFRD to execute Statement of Work btwn City and Boeing Company Estab Operating Procedures for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Svcs in support of Ground & Flight Ops conducted by the Boeing Company at Cecil Airport; Oversight by JFRD – 2nd & REREFER.

2018-845 ORD Approp $100,000.00 from FDOT to Construct two separate trailheads on each side of the New National Cemetery Access Rd Proj; Amend 2019-2023 Five-Year CIP apv by ORD 2018-505-E to provide funding for Project entitled "Thomas Creek - Ogilvie-Wright Trailheads"; Designate Oversight by Dept of Parks, Recreation and Community Svcs. – 2nd & REREFER.


There being no further business, the agenda meeting was adjourned at 1:36 P.M.

John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729    johnjj@coj.net

December 4, 2018

Posted: 4:00 P.M.

Tape: December 3, 2018 TEU Agenda Meeting – Legislative Services Division (904) 630-1404