RESEARCH DIVISION



June 17, 2019

1:30 P.M.

City Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:   Council Members Al Ferraro (Chair), Jim Love


Also: Paige Johnston – Office of General Counsel; Heather Reber – Council Auditor’s Office; Ladayija Nichols – Legislative Services Division; Anthony J. Baltiero – Council Research Division.


Chairman Ferraro called the agenda meeting to order at 1:30 p.m.  and reviewed the marked agenda prepared by the Council Auditor’s Office.  There were five (5) items marked for action; one (1) public hearing to be opened and closed; and two (2) items marked for second and re-refer.


2017-805              ORD-MC Amend Chapt 654 (Code of Subdiv Regs), Ord Code, Secs 654.106 (Definitions) to add Newly Created Definition for "Reconstructed Street"; 654.111 (Design Standards: Streets); 654.133 (Required Improvemts: Streets, Curbs & Gutters; Sidewalks; & Bikeway Requiremts), Ord Code. (Pollock) (Req of Context Sensitive Streets Standards Comm) – SUBSTITUTE/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. (Dist 7-R.Gaffney) (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) (Co-Sponsored by CM R. Gaffney) – PUBLIC HEARING OPEN & CLOSE/SUBSTITUTE/MOVE


2019-383              ORD Auth & Apv Mayor & Corp Sec to Execute & Deliver a Stipulation Agreemnt among the City of Jax, FL East Coast Railway, LLC, & the State of  FDOT providing for the permanent closing of a Railroad-Highway public at grade crossing at Gary St. & Naldo Ave. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/11/19 – AMEND/MOVE


2019-397              ORD Auth Mayor & Corp Sec to Execute & Deliver, an Air Rights Easement Granting to Baptist Health Properties, Inc., South Baptist Hospital of FL, Inc., & Pavilion Assoc., LTD. (The "Grantees") a 35 Ft. by 60 Ft. Air Rights Easement Starting at 15.64 Ft. above the Palm Ave r/w & Extending Upward to 48 Ft. , Needed by Grantees to Construct the Baptist Hospital Pedestrian Bridge from the Parking Garage to Wolfson Children's Hospital; Oversight by the Real Estate Div. of P.W. Dept. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601- 6/11/19 – MOVE


2019-398              ORD Concerning Surplus Personal Property of the City; Waiving the Reverter Provision of Ord 2018-39-E to Allow Previous Surplussed Vehicle (2010 Chevrolet Impala, VIN 2G1WA5EK8A1200413, Vehicle Number 8369-20) to be disposed of by the Town of Baldwin; Declaring that Certain 2008 Chevy Impala (VIN 2GIWB58K389286198, Vehicle Number 1948-30) Valued at $5,100 to be Surplus to the needs of the City & Auth the Approp Officials of the City to Transfer Title of Said Property to the Town of Baldwin for its use, at no cost, in accord with 122812 (C), Ord Code; Designating Fleet Mgmt Div of Finance & Admin Dept to Monitor Actual Use of Said Property; Providing for a Reverter. (Sidman) ( Introduced by CM White)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/11/19 – MOVE


2019-401              ORD Auth & Apv Mayor & Corp Sec to Execute & Deliver (1) a Purchase & Sale Agreemt btwn City of Jax & Ryan Companies US, Inc. & all Deeds, License Agreemts & Closing Docs. Relating thereto, & Otherwise take All Necessary Action to Effectuate the Purpose of the Agreemt, for the conveyance to Developer of Real Propty, Comprised of Approx. 1.52 Acre Parcel of unimproved Real Propty at 337 W. Adams St to Redevelop into an Approx. 207,810 Sq. Ft. Ofc Bldg & Structured Parking Facility to Serve as New JEA Headquarters; and (2) Auth the Placement of a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant btwn City of Jax & FDEP, Any other Documents Necessary to Effectuate the Purposes of the Restrictive Covenant, for r/w adjacent to Propty, so as to Place Environmental Restrictions on the Site; Oversight by DIA.(Sawyer) (Req of DIA)

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601- 6/11/19 – AMEND/MOVE


2019-434              ORD-MC Concerning City Consent to Cypress Bluff Comm. Dev. Dist. (CDD) Exercise of Certain Special Powers Related to Recreational & Security Infrastructure Pursuant to Sec 190.012 (2)(a) & (d), F.S. & Sec 92.15, Ord Code; Amend Sec 92.22 (Existing Community Developmt Dists), Ord Code, to Include Grant of Consent. (Grandin) (TEU Pursuant to Chapt 92, Ord Code) – 2ND


2019-328              ORD re Chapt 745 (Addressing & Street Naming Regs), Ord Code; to Clarify that the correct spelling of "Spellman Road", Extending from Benedict Rd on the North to West 45th St to the South should include a single "L"; Waive the Requiremts of Sec 745.105 (D), Ord Code, Pertaining to the review by the 911 Emerg Addressing Advisory Comm; Providing a Compliance time period to require that all citizens, property owners, business owners and governmental entities utilize the correct spelling of "Spelman Road" with a single "L" on any & all official Docs, Residence Addresses, Street Signs, Hwy Markers & Electronic Communications on or before 12/31/20; Directing Legislative Services Div to forward ORD to Planning & Dev Dept & Public Wks Dept.  (Pollock) (Introduced by C/M Newby) – 2ND



***Items may be added at the discretion of the Chair. ***


The agenda meeting was adjourned at 1:32p.m.


Minutes:                                Anthony J. Baltiero, Council Research Division

abaltiero@coj.net                (904) 630-1674   

Posted June 17, 2019    3:00p.m.