RESEARCH DIVISION



May 20, 2019

1:30 P.M.

City Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:   Council Members Al Ferraro (Chair), Danny Becton, Terrance Freeman


Also: Council Member Reggie Gaffney; Paige Johnston, Office of General Counsel; Heather Reber, Council Auditor’s Office; Ladayija Nichols and Brooke Cockrell, Legislative Services Division; Yvonne Mitchell, 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 nine (9) items marked for action (substitute & rerefer); one (1) item marked to be opened and continued; three (3) items marked for deferral; and three (3) 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 - DEFER


2018-76                                 ORD-MC 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. MOVE


2018-474              ORD  re Chapt 745 (Addressing & Street Naming Regs), Ord Code; Renaming "Gillen Street" to Cecil Wiggins Street"; waive the requirements of Sec. 745.105) (I) (2) and (3), Ord Code re the Requirement that streets may be renamed after a prominent person if the Person has been deceased for at least Five years and requiring person to reside within Five miles of the name change for at least Ten years; Waiving Requiremts of Sec 745.105 (k) (2), Ord Code, regarding fee to be paid by Citizen or Citizens' Group requesting street renaming; Directing Distribution of Legislation. OPEN & CONTINUE


2018-661              ORD Amend the Beach Community Development District's Boundary, to Remove Approx 25.41 Acres from said District; Amend Chapt 92 Sec 92.22 to Memoralize reduction in acreage from previous Amendments and Current Amendment; Provide for Severability. DEFER


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. DEFER


2019-213              ORD Estab Temp Moratorium on the Enforcement of Sec. 741.107 (B) (Violation of Zero-Tolerance for Litter Law), Pt 1, General Provisions, Chapt 741 (Zero-Tolerance on Litter), Sec. 326.104 (B), (D) (Unlawful Sign Structures), Pt 1 Gen Regs, Chapt 326 (Signs & Outdoor Display Structures), Sec. 320.413 (B) (Removal of Signs), Pt 4 Permits, Chapt 320 (General Provisions), & Sec. 656.1303 (I) (2),(L) (2) (Zoning Limitations on Signs), Subpart A General Provisions, Pt 13 Sign Regs, Chapt 656 (Zoning Code), Ord Code, regarding Signs in the public r/w until 6/30/19, Requesting 1 Cycle Emergency Passage - AMEND/MOVE


2019-288              ORD Approp $631,072.00 in Grant Funds from the FDOT to Provide Funding for the Installation of Approx 615 New Countdown Heads at 81 State Intersection; Auth Mayor to Execute & Deliver the State Funded Grant Agreemt & any Extensions or Modifications thereof; Amend 2019-2023 5Yr CIP Apvd by Ord 2018-505-E to Provide Funds for the Proj Entitled "Crosswalk Countdown Heads"; Oversight by Engineering & Constrn Mgmt Div & Traffic  Engineering Div of Dept of PW. (B.T. 19-085) (McCain) (Req of Mayor) AMEND/MOVE


2019-292              ORD-MC Amend Chapt 655 (Concurrency & Mobility Mgmt System), Pt 5 (Mobility Fee), Sec 655.507 (Transportation Improvemt Projs) Constructed by a Landowner or Developer), Ord Code, to Amend Qualifying Projs not Identified in the 2030 Comp Plan for which a Landowner or Developer may receive Mobility Fee Credit (Grandin, Hainline, & Michaelis) (Introduced by CM Boyer) – MOVE


2019-293              ORD Approp $15,155,000.00 from JEA Pursuant to Ord 2018-747-E to Provide (1) Funding in amt of $15,000,000.00 to Water/Wastewater System Fund for Constrn of Central Water & Wastewater Systems in order to eliminate on-site Treatmt & Disposal Systems, with Funding of Completed Capital Projs reverting back to Water/Wastewater System Fund Proj & (2) a One-Time Contribution of $155,000.00 to Jacksonville Port Authority (JPA) for River Gauges; Providing for Carryover  of funds compromising the One-Time Contribution of $155,000.00 to JPA for River Gauges until the Proj is Completed; Amend the 2019-2023 5 Yr CIP for the Proj entitled "Water/Wastewater System Fund"; Oversight by Dept of PW.  (BT 19-080)(McCain)(Req of Mayor) – AMEND/MOVE


2019-321              ORD-MC Chapt 714 (Neighborhood Assessment Programs), Ord Code, Amend Pt 1 (General Provisions, Secs 714.101, 714.102, 714.104, 714.106, 714.107, 714.109, 714.110, 714.112 & 714.113 to update statutory references & clarify procedures, and creating a new Sec 414.120 to provide for use of certain fees; Amend Pt 3 (Underground Power & Communications Prog Area), Secsw 714.302, 714.304, 714.305 and 714.306 to update procedures and requiremts, Creating new Pt 4 to establish a water, sewer, and reclaimed water program area; Amend Chapt 111 (Spec Rev & Trust Accts), Ord Code; Amend Pt 5 (Public Works, Utilities, and Infrastructure) to Create aq new Sec 111.511 (Neighborhood Assessment Program Fee Trust Fund. (Eller) (Introduced by CMs Boyer, Crescimbeni & Love) – SECOND & REREFER


2019-323              ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming an Opened & Improved Portion of  the May St R/W at Req of DIA, Subj to Reservation unto JEA of an all Utilities Easemt over the Closed Portion of the R/W for Ingress & Egress & for all Utilities. (Dist 7-R. Gaffney) (McCain) (Req of Mayor) – SECOND & REREFER


2019-324              ORD Auth Mayor & Corp Sec to Execute & Deliver, for & on behalf of the City, an Aerial Easemt Granting to Mainstreet CV 76 S. Laura St, LLC an Aerial Easemt above the Hogan St R/W, starting on the 2nd Floor of Hyatt Hotel & reaching up to the Rooftop, needed by Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Jax to Extend its Premises abov– SECOND & REREFER e the Hogan St R/W; Providing for Grant of Aerial Easemt Subject to Conditions. (McCain) (Req of Mayor)


2019-328              ORD-MC Amend Sec 111.760 (Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund), Pt 7 (Environment & Conservation), Chapt 111 (Special Revenue & Trust Accts), Ord Code, to Remove provision that allows monies in Tree Protection and Related Expenses Trust Fund to be spent on Landscaping Incidental to the Planting of Trees.  (Grandin) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni) – SECOND & REREFER


2019-331              ORD-MC Amend Chapt 652 (Floodplain Mgmt Ord), Ord Code; Amend Pt 2 (Applicability), Sec 652.202 (Areas to which this Chapt applies), Pt 5 (Site Plans & Constrn Docs), Secs 652.501 (Info for Dev in Flood Hazard Areas), 652.503 (Addnl Analyses & Certification), & 652.504 (Submission of Addnl Data & Contingent Approvals), Pt 7 (Variance & Appeals), Sec 652.704 (Restrictions in Floodways), Pt 9 (Definitions), Sec 652.904 (Definitions), & Pt 10 (Flood Resistant Dev), Secs 652.1204 (Limitations on Sites in Regulatory Floodways), 652.1601 (Gen Requiremts for Other Dev), 652.1602 (Fences in Regulated Floodways), 652.1603 (Retaining Walls, Sidewalks & Driveways in Regulated Floodways), & 652.1604 (Roads & Watercourse Crossings in Regulated Floodways) to Provide 25-ft Floodway Setback Regs; Amend Pt 5 (Site Plans & Constrn Docs), Sec 652.502 (Info in Flood Hazard Areas Without Base Flood Elevations (Appox Zone A)) to Address Certain Finished Floor Elevations, & Sec 652.503 (Addl Analyses & Certifications) to Prohibit Increase in the Base Flood Elevation in Riverine Flood Hazard Areas; Amend Pt 7 (Variances & Appeals), Secs 652.701 (General), 652.702 (Appeals), 652.703 (Limitations on Authority to Grant Variances), 652.707 (Considerations for Issuance of Variances), & 652.708 (Conditions for Issuance of Variances) to Auth the PD Director & the Council to Hear Certain Appeals & Variances; Amend Pt 5 (Site Plans & Constrn Docs), Sec 652.501, & Pt 10 (Flood Resistant Developmt), Sec 652.1205 (Limitations on Placemt of Fill) to Provide Fill Requiremts; Amend Pt 10 (Flood Resistant Developmt) to Create Sec 652.1207 to Address Certain Finished Floor Elevations. (Eller) (Introduced by CMs Boyer & Love) (Co-Sponsored by CM Ferraro) – SECOND & REREFER


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


The agenda meeting was adjourned at 1:34 P.M.


Minutes:                                Yvonne P. Mitchell, Council Research Division

ymitch@coj.net   (904) 630-1679   

Posted May 20, 2019    2:00p.m.