RESEARCH DIVISION



June 18, 2018

1:30 P.M.

City Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:   Council Members Al Ferraro (Chair), Lori Boyer, Joyce Morgan, Jim Love; Council Member Garrett Dennis was in attendance;  Assistant General Counsel Paige Johnston; Heather Reber, Council Auditor’s Office; Leeann Krieg, Administration; Staci Lopez,  Legislative Assistants; John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.


The Chair, Council Member Al Ferraro, called the agenda meeting to order at 1:32 P.M.


The Chair reviewed the marked agenda that had been prepared by the Council Auditor’s Office.  There were eleven (11) items ready for action, twelve (12) items being deferred and three (3) items being seconded and re-referred.


On Item #4, ORD-MC 2018-806, Amend Chapt 654 (Code of Subdiv Regs), Ord Code, Sec 654.116 (Design Standards; Alleys)…, Though the item had been marked as ready for action,  Council Member Lori Boyer explained that she had just received amendments to the proposed legislation from Planning & Development Department Director Bill Killingsworth and suggested that the item should be deferred.  Mr. Killingsworth explained that he had recently met with a developer and was requesting that the item be deferred.


On Item #7, ORD-MC 2017-863, Amend Sec 656.1510 (Wireless Communication Antennas) Ord Code…, the item is being deferred but Council Member Boyer explained that the TEU and LUZ Committees will have their  last workshop meeting on Thursday, June 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. and at the conclusion of the meeting,  the proposed legislation is expected to be ready for action.


On Item #8, ORD-MC 2018-76, Amend Sec. 2107 (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…, Council Member Garrett Dennis requested that the item be deferred.  He explained that he had met with JEA officials and needs more information.  He indicated that he would request that the item be deferred in Finance Committee which would be meeting the following morning.


On Item #11, ORD 2018-257, Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portion of R/W of Irving Rd…, Attorney Paul Harden, agent for the property owner requesting the closure, explained the property owner’s situation.  Heather Reber, Council Auditor’s Office, explained that JEA Government Affairs Director Jordan Pope indicated that there remains an easement issue that has to be resolved.


There being no further business, the agenda meeting was adjourned at 1:40 P.M.


John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729


June 22, 2018

Posted: 8:00 A.M.