Finance Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

 January 15, 2019

9:00 a.m.


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), Reggie Gaffney, Bill Gulliford, Lori Boyer, Jim Love


Also: Kyle Billy, Kim Taylor and Heather Reber – Council Auditor’s Office; Peggy Sidman – Office of General Counsel; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Jessica Matthews and Ladayija Nichols – Legislative Services Division; Leeann Krieg – Mayor’s Office; Angela Moyer and Teresa Eichner  – Finance and Administration Department


Meeting Convened: 9:02 a.m.


Chairman Anderson called the meeting to order and announced that the Council Auditor will talk about state sales tax trends as requested at the last meeting. The committee will also review the final budget priorities document. The Chair reviewed the Auditor’s marked agenda which included 6 items marked for deferral, 6 items ready for action and 6 items for second reading and re-referral.


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 (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): Defer


2018-747 (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): Defer


2018-864 (Approp $30,000 from Community Foundation for Northeast Florida to provide 

Critical Mental Health and Substance Abuse Svcs to Duval County Teen Court Participants): Move


2018-865 (Approp $112,745.00 from Metropolitan Park Maint (SF 1D4) - Dockage & Rental of City Facilities to Metropolitan Park Maint (SF 1D4) - Operating Expenses to provide funds for Maint & Improvements to Metropolitan Park and various facilities): Amend/Move


2018-866 (Approp $790,000.00 by transferring funds from Operating Supplies - Rescue & Fire Operation in the FY 19 Gen Fund Budget to Capital Outlay, Bunker Gear, and Clothing Sub-Objects to purchase 1) Clothing & Bunker gear for the new Rescue Personnel to be assign to R17, R37, R44, and R61): Amend/Move


2018-868 (Auth Interlocal Agreemt Continuing the First Coast Workforce Development Consortium (2018 Interlocal Agreemt) bet City & Counties of Baker, Clay, Nassau, Putnam & St Johns; Provide for 2-Yr Participation Limitation by the City in the 2018 Interlocal Agreemt): Defer


2018-869 (Auth 8th Amend to Amended & Restated Lease with Gator Bowl Assn, Inc): Move


2018-872 (Auth Execution of a Redev Agreemt btwn the City of Jax,("City"), Downtown Investment Authority ("DIA"), & Axis Hotels LLC ("Developer) to support renovation by Developer of the Ambassador Hotel Bldg located at 420 N. Julia St & Construction of Approx 200 Residential Units of Market Rate Housing in the Northbank Downtown Redevelopment Area): Amend/Move


209-20 (ORD Approp $200,000.00 Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant from FL DEP to fund Public Outdoor Recreation Improvements at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park): 2nd and rerefer


2019-21 (ORD Approp 200,000.00 by transferring available funds from Countywide Economic Dev II Proj to Façade Renovation Grant Program to provide Commercial or Retail Façade Renovation Bldg Assistance for Existing Businesses in Economically Distressed Areas of Jax): 2nd and rerefer


2019-22 (ORD Approp $3,671,424.54 ($1,809,962.00 in New Revenue collected from Foreclosure Registry and a Re-allocation of $1,347,231.27 in previously approp funds); to provide funding to cover var progs auth pursuant to Chapt 179, Ord Code): 2nd and rerefer


2019-23 (ORD Approp $1,500,000.00 from Kids Hope Alliance Operating Subfund Fund into

Kids Hope Alliance Budget to fund Progs & Svcs for At-Hope Children and Youth in Jax): 2nd and rerefer


2019-24 (ORD Approp $15,000.00 Grant Award from Northeast Florida Healthcare Coalition (NEFLHCC) to fund the purchase for the JFRD Rescue Units of an AeroClave Decontamination System): 2nd and rerefer




2019-26 (ORD Transferring $841,416.00 from Debt Managemt Fund & Gen Fund/Gen Svcs

Dist to Motor Pool - Direct Replacemt for Purchase of 38 Covert Vehicles previously scheduled for Lease for JSO; Amend 2018-504-E, to replace Revised Schedule B4c, Vehicle Replacemt Sched, as it pertains to JSO to allow for the purchase of 38 Covert Vehicles previously scheduled for lease): 2nd and rerefer


Meeting Adjourned: 9:06 a.m.


Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research


              1.15.19   Posted 9:30 a.m.

Tapes:  Finance agenda meeting– LSD