Monday June 17, 2019

Tape No.________________________

2:00 P.M.


Council Chambers 1st Floor,  City Hall

Carol Owens, Chief of Legislative Services





Al Ferraro, Chair

Legislative Assistant: Ladayija Nichols

Jim Love, Vice Chair

Chief Office of General Counsel: P. Johnston

Danny Becton

Research Assistant: Anthony J. Baltiero

Anna Lopez Brosche

Council Auditors Office: Heather Reber

John Crescimbeni

Administration: Leeann Krieg

Scott Wilson

Planning Dept.: Laurie Santana

Terrance Freeman





                        Meeting Convened:    2:00 p.m.                    Meeting Adjourned: 2:46 p.m.




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Council Members Lori Boyer and Reggie Gaffney



NOTE: Due to summer break, the next regular meeting will be held Monday, July 15, 2019.



Item/File No.




1.  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)

(Companion 2019-273)

LUZ PH-6/4/19, 6/18/19

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 12/12/17 & 6/11/19, 6/25/19


1. 11/28/2017 CO  Introduced: TEU, (Referred to LUZ per CP on 2/13/18)


    12/4/2017 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 12/12/2017 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU


3. 2/13/2018 CO REFERRED to LUZ                              



Bill Summary     


CM Boyer was present for discussion.




As substituted:

·         Incorporates requirements found in the text amendment in 2019-273                        

·         Changes from “thoroughfare” to “travel way” in section 654.106

·          Requires all new streets and reconstructed streets to provide sidewalks or a shared use/multi-use path, and inserts detailed language to address shared use/multi-use path requirements

·         Provides for more language regarding Sidewalk options in residential local subdivisions in Table 1., of Section 654.133(d)

·         Includes sidewalk requirements for cul de sacs and subdivision entrances.

·         Incorporates pedestrian access near bus stops.






2.  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 - 5/20/19, 6/3/19, 6/17/19

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 -5/15/19


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


3. 5/15/2019 CO PH Only



Bill Summary      


AMEND – CM Crescimbeni proposed floor amendment to change the street renaming bill to an honorary street naming from Jefferson St. N to Main St.


AMEND – CM Becton proposed floor amendment to change the first amendment proposed by CM Crescimbeni to remain an honorary street naming, but changed the range of the streets to be from Jefferson St. N to Pearl St. N as it was originally proposed.


Both amendments were rolled into a single amendment.


CM Gaffney was present for discussion and will talk with his constituents about the newly amended bill and present any issues at the next scheduled full council meeting. Paul Hardin representing the Credit Union was present to provide comment and bill clarification.





As substituted:

·         Corrects length of road to be renamed

·         Removes the period from the proposed street name

·         Renames the road from Broad Street instead of Jefferson Street and revises the map to show the segment

·         Includes waiver language for renaming a shorter segment instead of the entire segment and includes a whereas clause on why this has occurred

·         Includes waiver language regarding residency since the Reverend Doctor did not live within 5 miles of the street to be renamed for 10 years

·         Clarifies that the Reverend Doctor is not deceased

·         Removes all-encompassing waiver language

·         Includes a new section directing that one overhead sign be places at the intersection of 1st St. West and Pearl St. N.

·         Attaches Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission meeting minutes

·         Attaches 911 Emergency Addressing Advisory Committee meeting minutes

·         Attaches the notices

·         Attaches the receipt of the application fee

·         Corrects scrivener errors




3.  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


1. 5/28/2019 CO  Introduced: TEU,F


    6/3/2019 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer                                                                   


    6/4/2019 F Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 6/11/2019 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; TEU, F




Bill Summary      Fact Sheet


CM Boyer was present for discussion. John Pappas of Public Works and Brian Hughes of Administration provided comments clarifying the amendment in regard to the closing of railroad crossings.




Place revised document On File to include Exhibit F


·         The estimated cost for the Nira St. crossing is $659,860.

·         The estimated cost to close the Naldo Ave. crossing is $75,000. The Gary St. crossing was closed by FDOT during the Overland Bridge Project.

·         The estimated cost for the annual license fee will be $8,305.41 and the estimated cost for the annual maintenance fee will be $9,040 (which is $4,520 for the vehicular crossing and $4,520 for the pedestrian crossing). The license fee agreement will be approved by Council through separate legislation.



4.  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


1. 5/28/2019 CO  Introduced: NCSPHS,TEU                                                          


    6/3/2019 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer;    6/3/2019 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 6/11/2019 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, TEU                         



Bill Summary               Fact Sheet                NCSPHS:   App            




5.  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


1. 5/28/2019 CO  Introduced: TEU,F,R


    6/3/2019 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer                                                                            


    6/4/2019 R Read 2nd & Rerefer;    6/4/2019 F Read 2nd & Rerefer



Bill Summary                  





1. Correct VIN # of 2008 Impala (the I should be 1)

2. Pg. 2, lines 10 and 18 capitalize “impala”

3. Pg. 2, line 13 capitalize “town”




6.  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


1. 5/28/2019 CO  Introduced: NCSPHS,TEU,F


    6/3/2019 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer;    6/3/2019 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer


    6/4/2019 F Read 2nd & Rerefer


2. 6/11/2019 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, TEU, F


Bill Summary                   Fact Sheet                    NCSPHS:   Amend/App 




Place revised agreement On File to correct square footage and notice period on Exhibit D



7.  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)

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


1. 6/11/2019 CO  Introduced: NCSPHS,TEU,LUZ




Bill Summary                  NCSPHS: 2nd



READ 2nd



8.  2019-331

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)         

TEU PH Pursuant to Chapt 745 Ord Code -                                                                   

Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/25/19


1. 6/11/2019 CO  Introduced: TEU,R


Bill Summary   


READ 2nd       









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



Minutes:                                Anthony J. Baltiero, Council Research Division

abaltiero@coj.net                (904) 630-1674   

Posted June 19, 2019    9:00a.m.