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Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes
April 16, 2019
Topic: Finance Committee agenda meeting
Location: City Council Chamber, 1st floor, City Hall – St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street
In attendance: Council Members Greg Anderson (Chair), Joyce Morgan, Lori Boyer, Jim Love, Bill Gulliford (arr. 9:05)
Excused: Council Member Reggie Gaffney
Also: Council Member John Crescimbeni; Kyle Billy and Kim Taylor – Council Auditor’s Office; Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Crystal Shemwell – Legislative Services Division; Sam Mousa, Leeann Krieg – Mayor’s Office; Joey Greive and Angela Moyer – Finance and Administration Department; John Pappas and Robert Campbell– Public Works Department; Twane Duckworth – Risk Management Division
Meeting Convened: 9:03 a.m.
Chairman Anderson called the meeting to order and reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda which included 7 items marked for deferral, 9 items ready for action, and 13 items for second reading and re-referral. The Council Auditor will present a Memorandum on Negative Cash Balance Subfunds and will review Report #779A – Affordable Housing Consultant Services Audit Follow-up and Report #823 – Stormwater Fee Audit.
2018-76 (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
2018-420 (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): Defer
2018-593 (Expressing City Council's Opposition to the Sale of JEA at this time): Defer
2018-661 (Amend the Beach Community Development District's Boundary, to Remove Approx 25.41 Acres from said District): Defer
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): Defer
2019-135 (ORD Auth & Apv Mayor & Corp Sec to Execute a Real Estate Purchase & Sale Agreemnt btwn The City of Jax & Load King Manufacturing Co., & to Execute all Deeds & Closing Docs relating thereto & take all necessary action to effectuate the purposes of the agreement, for the conveyance to Load King of Real Propty Comprised of 2 parcels approx..1.96 acres total at the corner of Myrtle Ave. N. & Union St. W., Jax,FL, to Expand & Redevelop the Load King Propty for new warehousing & shipping facilties which will result in addnl jobs for the community; Waiving Sec.122.421 (B) (Gen Provisions; Delegations of Authority), Chapt 122 (Public Propty), Ord Code, regarding Sale of Park Land to allow for Sale of Park Land; Directing Sale of proceeds specifically to Park Projects within Council Dist 9 in accordance with Sec 122.421 (I), Ord Code; Oversight by Real Estate Div of the Neighborhoods Dept.): Defer
2019-151 (ORD Auth Execution of (1) Redev Agreemt among the City of Jax,("City"), Downtown Investment Authority ("DIA"), & 500 East Bay LLC ("Developer"); which Redev Agreemt provides for Design & Constrn of a Hotel, Water Park, Family Entertainment Amenities, Parking Garage & Riverwalk Improvmts by the Developer on the Northbank of the St. Johns River within the Northbank Downtown CRA ("Project"); (2) Quitclaim Deed conveying an Approx 2.8 Acre Parcel of City-Owned Land to the Developer at the Cost of $584,000 per Acre, subject to adjustments set forth in the Redev Agreemt; (3) a Riverwalk Improvmts Costs Disbursement Agreemt by which the Developer shall Construct on Behalf of City & at City's Expense certain Riverwalk Improvmts to be owned by City & Related to Proj; (4) a Restrictive Covenants & Parking Rights Agreemt requires a Minimum of 200 Short Term Public Parking Spaces dedicated to Public Use; (5) Related Agreemts as described in Redev Agreemt; Auth $3,500,000 Parking Garage Grant upon Completion of the Parking Garage; Auth $3,250,000 Completion Grant Payable upon Completion of the Proj; Auth an $8,250,000 Operational Performance Grant Payable over 15 yrs after Completion of the Proj; Auth Recapture Enhanced Value (Rev) Grant not to Exceed $20,000,000 in Connection with the Proj; Waiving Prov. of Chapt 122,(Public Propty),Pt 4 ( Real Propty), Subpart C, (Community Redev Real Propty Dispositions),Ord Code, to Auth Sale of City Owned Real Propty without an Appraisal to Developer at Less than Fair Market Value; Designating DIA as Contract Monitor for Redevelopmt Agreemt; Amend 2019-2023 5 Yr CIP to add & Prov Funding for the Proj Entitled "North Bank Riverwalk Extension-Berkman II"; Designate Proj Oversight by Public Works. Waiver of Portion of Public Investment Policy adopted by ORD 2016-382-E which requires that in order for Developer to receive REV Grant, it must be in a targeted Industry category, must create at least 10 new full-time jobs, and wages therefore must be greater than or equal to 100% of the State of FL average wage and auth Parking Garage Grant, Completion Grant, & Operational Perf Grant): Withdraw
2019-206 (ORD Approp $313,060.00 from Insured Progs (581) NC Transfer from Retained Earnings (JXSF581) to increase FY 19 Budget for AFRM581AD - Risk Mgmt Admin for Sub Object 03109 - Professional Svcs by $263,060.00 & Sub Object 04519 - Premium Paid - Propty by $50,000): Amend/Move
Council Member Boyer asked that the two named programs be explained during the committee meeting.
2019-207 (ORD Apv Isle of Palms Special Dist Amended FY 2019/2020 Budget): Move
2019-208 (ORD Approp $50,000.00 Grant Award from The Duffield Family Foundation D/B/A Maddie's Fund to Support a Maddie's Shelter Medicine Internship): Amend/Move
2019-210 (ORD-MC re Chapters 80 (Public Svc Grant Council) & 118 (City Grants); Amend Chapt 80 (Public Svc Grant Council), Sec. 80.103 (Functions, Powers & Duties) & 80.104 (Definitions), Ord Code; Amend Chapt 118 (City Grants), Ord Code; Estab the 2019-2020 Categories of most vulnerable persons & needs for Public Svc Grant Approps.): Amend/Move
2019-211 (ORD Approp $64,379.93 from Mobility Fees collected in Mobility Zone 8 to add Bicycle Lanes on Bowden Rd btwn the I-95 Ramps & Spring Park Rd, Amend 2019-2023 5 Yr CIP, to increase funding for Proj entitled "Bowden Rd Bicycle Lanes"): Amend/Move
The TEU Committee deferred the bill at yesterday’s meeting but the administration has asked that it be moved and acted upon today by Finance.
2019-212 (ORD Approp $160,000 from Dept of Homeland Security thru FL Div of Emerg Mgmt for the Homeland Security Grant Prog to purchase 2 trailers with barriers; Auth Fed-Funded Sub-Award & Grant Agreemt btwn FL Div of Emerg Mgmt & the City of Jax on behalf of JFRD; Designate Oversight by Emerg Preparedness Div of JFRD): Amend/Move
2019-214 (ORD Apv & Auth Certain Mutual Release Subsequent to Assignmt of Lease Agreemt dated 11/21/18 (Lease) with The Brick Coffee House Inc. (Tenant) btwn The City Of Jax (Landlord), as assigned & assumption agreemt, effective 12/12/18 to Shiva Vision, LLC (New Tenant), apvd by Ord 2018-628-E, apvd by Chief of Real Estate; Designate Oversight by Real Estate Div of P.W.): Move
2019-215 (ORD Approp $278,952.16 in avail Revenue & Reserves within the Art in Public Places Trust Fund & Funding from the Public Art Proj in Var Capital Subfunds in order to correct Subobjects, provide addnl funding to complete the Cuba Hunter Park Public Art Neighborhood Proj, & move Funding into the Misc Svcs & Charges Subobject to Fund Projs listed on the Conservation Rpt; Amend the 2019-2023 5 Yr CIP to increase Funding for Proj entitled "Cuba Hunter Park-Public Art"): Amend/Move
2019-216 (ORD Approp $350,000.00 ($150,000.00 from entrance fees within Lonnie Miller Regional Pk Capital Improvmt Trust Fund, $99,000 from Countywide Parks & Recreation Projs within Subfund 32E, $32,066.42 from Council Dist 10 Loblolly Funds, $746.51 from Council Dist 10 Park Acquistion/Developmt & Maint Trust-Saratoga, $2,593.66 from Council Dist 10 RCR Bond Constrn & Park Acquistion/Maint - Ft. George, & $65,593.41 from Council Dist-10 Better Jax Bonds) to purchase Playground Equipmt for Lonnie Miller Regional Park at 7689 Price Lane, Jax, FL; Prov Carryover of Funds into Subsequent FYs; Prov Reverter of Unspent Funds; Apv & Auth the Mayor, Designee, Corp Secretary to Exec & Deliver Agreemt btwn The City & Kompan, Inc. for install of Playground Equipment at Lonnie Miller Regional Park. Designate Oversight by Dept of Parks, Recreation & Comm Svcs; invoke except of 126.107 (G) Exemptions Chapt 126 (Proc Cide),Ord Code, to direct contract with Kompan, Inc. for Playscape; Amend the 2018-2022 5 Yr CIP to add funding for Proj entitled "Lonnie Miller Regional Park-Playground"): Amend/Move
2019-240 (ORD Apv Harbour Waterway Dependent Spec Dist Proposed FY 2019/2020 Budget): 2nd and rerefer
2019-241 (ORD Apv Tarpon Cove Dependent Spec Dist Proposed FY 2019/2020 Budget): 2nd and rerefer
2019-242 (ORD Apv Millers Creek Dependent Spec Dist Proposed FY 2019/2020 Budget): 2nd and rerefer
2019-243 (ORD Apv & Auth Amend in Proj Summary & Eval Language in The Jacksonville Film & Television Job & Business Creation Incentive Prog within Public Investment Policy of OED regarding Economic Incentives for Qualified Film Production Investmnt Incentives; Amending the Public Investment Policy Apvd by 2016-382-E & Amended by 2018-370-E; Providing no additional changes to 2016-382-E): 2nd and rerefer
2019-245 (ORD Amend, Apv, & Adopt a New NW Jacksonville Economic Developmt Incentive Prog entitled "Full Service Grocery Store Improvement Program"; Providing for Developmt of Pilot Progs; Designate Oversight by OED): 2nd and rerefer
2019-246 (ORD Auth Mayor & Corp Sec. to Execute & Deliver that certain license agreemt btwn The City of Jax (Landlord) & Jacksonville Motorcycle Safety Training, Inc. (Tenant) for an initial term of One (1) year, with Two (2) One (1) year renewal options for the use of Circle B Parking Lot in Cecil Commerce Ctr., located generally at Intersec of Lake Newman St & McCarthy Way with Monthly Base Rent of $200 per month; Providing Oversight by OED): 2nd and rerefer
2019-247 (ORD Approp $345,862.61 for Emerald Trail Model Mile Proj (Transferring $149,153.31 from Mobility Fees collected in Mobility Zone 9 - Bike/Ped to McCoy's Creek Greenway Proj & Transferring funding currently allocated to McCoy's Creek Greenway; Approp $196,709.30 from Investmnt Pool Earnings for Fair Share Agreemnts to Countywide Intersec. Improvemnts - Intersec Proj & Transferring Funding Currently Allocated to Countryside Intersec Improvemts - Intersec to Roadway Resurfacing; & Approp $196,709.30 from Constitutional Gas Tax Dollars from Roadway Resurfacing to Emerald Trail Model Mile Proj); Amend the 2019-2023 5-Yr CIP for the Proj entitled "Emerald Trail Model Mile"):2nd and rerefer
2019-248 (ORD Approp $150,000.00 from the Special Law Enforcemnt Trust Fund in accord with Sec 932.7055, F.S., in order to provide funding to the PAL of Jax, Inc. ($50,000.00), Operation Save Our Sons ($25,000.00), & First Coast Crime Stoppers, Inc. ($75,000.00), Apv & Auth Mayor & Corp Sec. to Execute & Deliver on behalf of the City, the Misc. Approp Agreemnts with various Non Profits receiving Special Law Enforcemnt Trust Fund Grants; Oversight by JSO): 2nd and rerefer
2019-249 (ORD Approp $75,000.00 in fund balance from the from Environmental Protection Bd (EPB) Trust Fund to EPB Fund Operating Acct to Provide funding for Supplies & Outreach Activities, as well as Training & Membership Fees for EPB Members & Staff; Auth Funds Carryover through 9/30/21; Provide for Waiver of Secs 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund), Pt 7 (Environment & Conservation), Chapt 111 (Special Revenue & Trust Accts), Ord Code, & 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Pt 6 (Environmental Protection Fund), Chapt 360 (Environmental Regulation), Ord Code, to Auth EPB to Use EPB Trust Fund for Supplies & Outreach Activities, as well as Training & Membership Fees for EPB Members & Staff; Amend 2nd Revised Attachmnt A to Ord 2018-504-E; Requiring Annual Report): 2nd and rerefer
2019-250 (ORD Approp $44,000.00 in fund balance from the Environmental Protection Board (EPB) Trust Fund to the EPB Trust Fund Operating Acct to provide funding for replacemnt of 1 of the Environmental Quality Div's (EQD) Water Sampling Boats, providing Waiver of Sec 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund), Pt 7 (Environmt Conservation), Chapt 111 (Special Rev & Trust Accts.), Ord Code, to allow for the utilization of funds from Environmental Protection Fund to purchase a replacemt Water Sampling Boat; providing Waiver of Sec 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Pt 6 (Environmental Protection Fund), Chapt 360 (Environmental Reg), Ord Code to allow for the utilization of funds from the Environmental Protection Fund to purchase a Replacemt Water Sampling Boat): 2nd and rerefer
2019-251 (ORD Approp $75,000.00 in fund balance from the Environmental Protection Board (EPB) Trust Fund to the EPB Trust Fund Operating Acct to provide funding for Admin Svcs provided to Lower St Johns Technical Advisory Comm (The "Committee") by Wildwood Consulting, Inc.; Auth Funds Carryover through 9/30/24; Waive Secs 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund), Pt 7 (Environment & Conservation), Chapt 111 (Special Revenue & Trust Accts), Ord Code, & 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Pt 6 (Environmental Protection Fund), Chapt 360 (Environmental Regulation), Ord Code, to Auth Wildwood Consulting, Inc. to Continue to Provide Staff Support & Svcs to Comm; Invoke exception of Sec 126.107(G)(Exemptions), Chapt 126 (Procurement Code), Ord Code, to Direct Contract with Wildwood Consulting, Inc. for Support Svcs to Comm; Auth & Apv Mayor & Corp Sec. to Execute & Deliver Memo of Understanding btwn The City of Jax & Wildwood Consulting, Inc. for Support Svcs for Comm; Designate Oversight by Environmental Quality Div; Requiring Annual Report): 2nd and rerefer
2019-252 (ORD Approp $311,863.00 ($99,443.00 for 12th State of River Report, $103,880.00 for 13th State of River Report & $108,540.00 for 14th State of River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin) from Environmental Protection Fund to Continue 3 Addnl Yrs a Proj by Jax University to Produce a Comprehensive Report on Health & State of St. Johns River; Auth Funds Carryover through FY 2021; Waive Sec. 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund), Pt 7 (Environmt Conservation), Chapt 111 (Special Rev & Trust Accts.), Ord Code, to allow for the utilization of funds from the Environmental Protection Fund to continue funding for annual State of River Reports; Providing waiver of Sec 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Pt 6 (Environmental Protection Fund), Chapt 360 (Environmental Reg), Ord Code, to allow for the utilization of funds from the Environmental Protection Fund to continue funding for annual State of River Reports; invoke exemption 126.107 (G) (Exemptions), Chapt 126 (Procurement Code), Ord Code, to direct contract with Jax University for said reports; Auth Mayor to Execute & Deliver the agreemnt with Jax University for the 12th, 13th & 14th State of the River Reports for the Lower St Johns the River Reports River Basin; Designate Oversight by Environmental Quality Div; Requiring Annual Report): 2nd and rerefer
2019-253 (ORD Concerning Continuation Grant; Approp $380,908.00 from the Dept. of Health & Human Svcs/Substance Abuse & Mental Health Svc Admin (SAMHSA) to Provide funding to support the Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods Proj.): 2nd and rerefer
Meeting Adjourned: 9:07 a.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research
4.16.19 Posted 9:30 a.m.
Tapes: Finance agenda meeting– LSD