Tuesday April 02, 2019

Tape No.________________________

2:00 PM  


Council Chambers 1st Floor,  City Hall

Carol Owens, Chief of Legislative Services





Tommy Hazouri, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Juliette Williams

Bill Gulliford, Vice Chair

Deputy General Counsel: Peggy Sidman

Greg Anderson

Research Asst.: Colleen Hampsey

Lori Boyer

Administration: Chiquita Moore

John Crescimbeni

Council Auditors Office: Trista Carraher

Matt Schellenberg


JuCoby Pittman




                        Meeting Convened                                                     Meeting Adjourned




If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.



















NOTE:  The next regular meeting will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2019.







At the request of

CP Bowman





















Item/File No.






At the request of

CM Morgan





















1.  2018-310

ORD-MC Amend Sec 656.152 (Certification of Use Application and Fee), Subpart E (Certificates of Use), Pt 1 (Gen Provisions), Chapt 656 (Zoning Code), require tenant affirmation and acknowledgement be included within a COU app for leased properties.  (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Morgan)(PD & PC Apv)

LUZ PH- 6/19/18, 7/17/18, 8/7/18, 8/21/18, 9/5/18, 9/18/18, 10/2/18, 10/16/18, 11/7/18, 11/20/18, 12/4/18, 1/3/19, 1/15/19 & 3/5/19, 3/20/19, 4/2/19

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166.041(3)(c)(2), F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/12/18, 6/26/18, 7/24/18, 8/14/18, 8/29/18, 9/11/18, 9/25/18, 10/9/18, 10/23/18, 11/13/18, 11/27/18, 12/11/18, 1/8/19, 1/22/19 & 2/26/19, 3/12/19, 3/26/19, 4/9/19


1. 5/8/2018 CO  Introduced: NCSPHS,R,LUZ


    5/14/2018 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer


    5/15/2018 LUZ Read 2nd & Rerefer;    5/15/2018 R Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 5/22/2018 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, R, LUZ


3. 6/12/2018 CO PH Contd 6/26/18


   6/26/2018 CO PH Contd 7/24/18


   7/24/2018 CO PH Contd 8/14/18


   8/14/2018 CO PH Contd 8/29/18


   8/29/2018 CO PH Contd 9/11/18


   9/11/2018 CO PH Contd 9/25/18


   9/25/2018 CO PH Contd 10/9/18


   10/9/2018 CO PH Contd 10/23/18


   10/23/2018 CO PH Contd 11/13/18


   11/13/2018 CO PH Contd 11/27/18


   11/27/2018 CO PH Contd 12/11/18


   12/11/2018 CO PH Contd 1/8/19


   1/8/2019 CO PH Contd 1/22/19


    1/14/2019 NCSPHS Sub/Rerefer 6-0


    1/15/2019 LUZ PH Sub/Rerefer 7-0;    1/15/2019 R Sub/Rerefer 6-1(Schellenberg)


   1/22/2019 CO PH SUBSTITUTED/Rereferred NCSPHS,R, LUZ


   2/26/2019 CO PH Contd 3/12/19


   3/12/2019 CO PH Contd 3/26/19


   3/26/2019 CO PH Contd 4/9/19











2.  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. (Hodges) (Introduced by CP Brosche)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 7/24/18


1. 6/26/2018 CO  Introduced: NCSPHS,F,R


    7/16/2018 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer


    7/17/2018 R Read 2nd & Rerefer;    7/17/2018 F Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 7/24/2018 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, F, R



BILL SUMMARY    NCSPHS:                                     FIN:








At the request of

CM Dennis



















3.  2018-593

RESO Expressing City Council's Opposition to the Sale of JEA at this time. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis)


1. 8/29/2018 CO  Introduced: R,F


    9/5/2018 R Read 2nd & Rerefer;    9/5/2018 F Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 9/11/2018 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R, F











At the request of CM Schellenberg

4.  2019-54

ORD-MC Amend Sec 602.912 (Membership, Terms, Appt), Part 9 (Jax Ethics Comm), Chapt 602 (Jax Ethics Code), Ord Code to remove the Provision that Ethics Commission Appointees can serve on the Commission prior to Council Confirmation or Denial. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Schellenberg)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/12/19


1. 1/22/2019 CO  Introduced: R


    2/5/2019 R Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 2/12/2019 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; R










1. Pg. 1, line 12: strike “opinion”

2. Correct formatting of Section 2


5.  2019-63

RESO Requesting an Attorney General Opinion on whether a Public Official violates the freedom of speech clause under Art. I. Sec. 4 of the Florida Constitution when such Public Official restricts another individual's access to the Public Official's personal social media account; Directing the Office of General Counsel opinion to provide a legal opinion; Directing the Chief of Legislative Services to forward a copy of the resolution & legal opinion to the Florida Attorney General. (Durden) (Introduced by CM Dennis)


1. 1/22/2019 CO  Introduced: R


    2/5/2019 R Read 2nd & Rerefer                                                                              CM Dennis


2. 2/12/2019 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R











Public Hearing date has not been set



























6.  2019-128

ORD Renaming the 1st St. West extending approx. 1 mile from Jefferson St. N. to Pearl St. N. to "Reverend Henry T. RHIM Blvd.", Waiving the Req. of Sec. 745.105 (I) (2),Ord code, regarding persons who streets may be named after; Waiving the Req. of Sec. 745.105 (G),Ord code, regarding abbreviations in proposed street names. (Dist 7-R.Gaffney) (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) (Co-Sponsored by CM R. Gaffney)

TEU PH Pursuant to Chapt 745 Ord Code -

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 -


1. 2/26/2019 CO  Introduced: TEU,R


    3/4/2019 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer


    3/5/2019 R Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 3/12/2019 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, R



BILL SUMMARY    Fact Sheet           TEU:







7.  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" (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Freeman)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/9/19


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: NCSPHS,F,R



BILL SUMMARY     NCSPHS:                       FIN:







8.  2019-217

RESO Conf Appt of Thomas K Waters, as Chief of Investigations Div, in Office of the Sheriff; Providing a Retroactive Appt & Confirmation. (Sidman) (Req of Sheriff)


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R







9.  2019-218

RESO Honoring and Commending The Players Championship Golf Tournament for the Tremendous Positive Impact it has on Jacksonville & the NE FL Region. (Clements) (Introduced by CM Schellenberg)


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R








10.  2019-219



RESO Conf Appt of Vasivi Yeleti, to Jax Human Rights Commission, Replacing Christian M. Whitfield, for a 1st Full Term to exp 12/31/20

(Sidman) (Req of Mayor)


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R







11.  2019-220




ORD-MC Repealing Sec 602.1202 (The Constitution of the State of FL), Sec. 602.1203 (State Statues), Sec. 602.1205 (Addn'l Ords), Sec. 602.1207 (Public Records), & Sec. 602.1208 (Govt in Sunshine), Ord Code; Amend Chapt 602 (Jax Ethics Code), Pt 12 (General Provisions), Ord Code, to only renumber certain Sections. (Pollock) (Introduced by CM Gulliford)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/9/19


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R








12.  2019-221

RESO Honoring & Commending the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra on the World Premier of a Commissioned Piece by the Symphony's Composer-in-Residence Courtney Bryan. (Clements) (Introduced by CMs Anderson & Schellenberg)


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R








13.  2019-223

RESO Honoring and Commending  Officer "John Doe" as the JSO's Police Officer of the Year for 2019. (Clements) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni)


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R








14.  2019-224

RESO Honoring and Commending  Officer Hector A. Gutierrez-Nichols on being named JSO's Corrections Officer of the Year for 2019.  (Clements) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni)


1. 3/26/2019 CO  Introduced: R



Pg. 1, line 17: strike “Caroline” and insert “Carolina”


















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