Rules Committee Agenda Meeting Minutes

March 5, 2019

1:30 p.m.



Topic: Rules Committee agenda meeting


Location: Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall – St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street


In Attendance: Council Members Tommy Hazouri, Lori Boyer and JuCoby Pittman


Also: Peggy Sidman - Office of General Counsel; Trista Carraher - Council Auditor’s Office; Chiquita Moore– Mayor’s Office; Colleen Hampsey - Council Research Division;  Juliette Williams - Legislative Services


Meeting Convened: 1:30 p.m.


Councilman Hazouri called the meeting to order and reviewed the agenda. The marked agenda included 5 items marked for deferral, 13 items ready for action and 4 items for second reading and re-referral.

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 - DEFER

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 – DEFER

2018-593: RESO Expressing City Council's Opposition to the Sale of JEA at this time - DEFER

2019-27: ORD Appt Evelyn Coney as Mbr of Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs,  filling a Seat Formerly Held by Nancy K. Reedy as Council Dist 8 Rep for Partial Term exp 6/30/19; Waiving Sec 82.102(A)(1) (Composition of Membership Ofcrs), Ord Code, as to the Age Requirement – WITHDRAW

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 - DEFER

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 - MOVE

2019-94: ORD-MC Creating New Pt 2 (KingSoutel Crossing Community Redev Agency Adv Bd), within Chapt 53 (Community Redev Agency Adv Bd), Ord Code, to Create an Adv Bd; Amend Chapt 55, Pt 2 to add KingSoutel Crossing Adv Bd – AMEND/MOVE

2019-103: RESO Appt Vanessa Swindell as Member of Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs, Filling a Seat Formerly held by Jill Preston as Council Dist 4 Rep for Partial Term exp 6/30/19 – AMEND/MOVE

2019-104: RESO Conf Appt of Kirsten Doolittle, to Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Replacing Claudia Baker as a County Resident, for 1st Full Term exp 9/30/22 –AMEND/MOVE

2019-105: RESO Conf Appt of Christopher Collier Dostie as a Member of the Context Sensitive Streets Standards Comm as a Home-Building Industry Rep for 1st Full Term ending 7/31/21 – AMEND/MOVE

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. Directing Distribution of Ord. – 2nd READING

2019-129: ORD Approp. $15,000 Grant recv'd. from AT&T to fund the positivity project, a "Train the Trainer" approach with a focus on positive Psychology's 24 character strengths, invoking the exception to sec. 126.107 (g),Ord code; Apv & Auth the Mayor & Corp Sec & CEO of the KHA to execute a contract with the positivity project for children's svcs. programs; waiving the provisions in Chapt. 77 (Kids Hope Alliance), Sec. 77.111 (a) (provider contracts), Ord code (B.T. 19-061) – 2nd READING

2019-139: RESO Conf Appt of Thomas J. Daly, Jr. as Chief of the Housing and Community Development Division of the Neighborhoods Dept of the City of Jacksonville – 2nd READING

2019-140: RESO Reappt Patricia Vail as Member of the Jax-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs as the Council Dist 1 Rep, for 2nd Term exp 6/30/20 – 2nd READING


2019-141: RESO Recognizing and Honoring the NE Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross on the Occasion of its 105th Anniversary of Service to the Community during National Red Cross Month in March - MOVE

2019-142: RESO Honoring Reverend Dr. Henry Thomas Rhim for his Lifetime of Faith, Leadership and Service - MOVE

2019-145: RESO Reappt Frederick D. Newbill to the JEA for 2nd Full Term exp. 2/28/23 – 2nd READING

2019-146: RESO Honoring and Commending the Civic Contributions of Doug & Teresa Moore to the City of Jacksonville - MOVE

2019-147: RESO Honoring and Commending Bishop Kenny High School student Garrett Curley for his quick thinking and selfless attempt to revive a Pedestrian struck by an Automobile - MOVE

2019-153: ORD Approp $148,128.00 in the Kids Hope Alliance Budget's Juvenile Justice Prevention/Intervention, Preteens and Teen, and Special Needs Essential Svcs Plan Categories into the KHA Budget's Out of School Time Essential Svcs Plan Category to fund Addnl Afterschool & Summer Programming Location at Southside Middle School; Invoking Exception of Sec 126.107 (G) (Exemptions), Pt 1 (Gen Regulations), Chapt 126 (Procurement Code), Ord Code, to allow KHA to contract directly with the YMCA to provide afterschool and summer programming at Southside Middle School; Waiving requiremts of Sec 77.111(a) (Provider Contracts), Chapt 77 (KHA), Ord Code to exempt Children's Svcs programming to be provided by the YMCA from Competitive Procurement; Request One Cycle Emerg Passage – AMEND/MOVE


Meeting Adjourned: 1:33 pm


Minutes: Colleen Hampsey, Council Research


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