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April 1, 2019

1:30 P.M.

City Council Chamber

First Floor, City Hall

117 West Duval Street


Attendance:Council Members Al Ferraro (Chair), Danny Becton, Anna Lopez Brosche, Scott Wilson, Terrance Freeman; Council Member Sam Newby was in attendance; Assistant General Counsel Paige Johnston; Heather Reber, Council Auditorís Office; Jessica Matthews, Legislative Supervisor; Ladayija Nichols, Legislative Assistant; John J. Jackson, Council Research Division.


The Chair called the agenda meeting to order at 1:31 P.M. and reviewed the marked agenda that had been prepared by the Council Auditorís Office.There were seven (7) items ready for action; six (6) items being deferred; five (5) items being seconded and re-referred and a request for emergency action for one (1) item.


2017-805ORD-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. DEFER


2018-474†† ORDre 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. DEFER


2018-661ORD 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


2019-128ORD 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.


2019-169 ORD Concerning Surplus Personal Propty of the City; Declaring that Certain 2000 Chevrolet G3500 Van Valued at $5,600 to be Surplus to the needs of the City; Auth the Approp Officials of the City to transfer title of Said Propty to NE FL Healthy Start Coalition, Inc. for Use as a Transport Vehicle for Expectant Mothers, at no Cost, in Accordance with Sec 122.812 (C), Ord Code; Desig the Fleet Mgmt Div to Monitor Actual Use of Said Propty. MOVE.


2019-172ORD Apv & Auth Execution & Delivery of; an Agreemt to Settle Demo & Nuisance Liens Among the City of Jacksonville, Trout River Opportunity Fund, LLC, Corner Lot Dev Group, LLC and Breeze Homes, LLC, (Collectively, "Developers"), in Connection with the Redev, Rehab & Improvemt of the Vacant Propty located at 5809 Trout River Blvd, RE no. 021161-0000, which Lien Agreemnt Auth a Reduction of the Demo & Nuisance Liens to allow the Developers to Construct & Install New Water Utility Pipes & Lines Systems on the Subj Propty at an Est cost of $2,000,000 as described in (1) the Water Main Extension Site plan, and (2) the Geotechnical Exploration Trout River Water Main Report dated 5/15/18; Directing the Finance & Admin Dept, Planning & Developmnt Dept & Neighborhoods Dept to Monitor Compliance with the Lien Agreemnt; Auth Termination of the Lien Agreemnt if the Developer fails to meet a Deadline to apply for & successfully obtain the Required Environmental Resource Permit on/before June 1, 2019.AMEND/MOVE.


2019-174ORD Approp $30,000.00 in Federal Pass thru Grant Funds from FDOT to Reimburse the City for its Participation in the Design & Proj Mgmt for Sidewalk Improvmnts on Cedar Point Rd from East of Grover Rd, to West of Boney Rd; Oversight by Engineering & Construct Mgmt Div of Public Works. AMEND/MOVE.


2019-175ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming portion of the R/W of E. 7th St. at Req of Duval Station Landing, LLC., the owner of all Propty abutting the R/W.DEFER.


2019-176ORD Auth & Apv Mayor & Corp Sec. to Execute & Deliver, on behalf of the City, the Construct & Maintenance Agreemnt btwn the City of Jax & the FDOT for Constrn of a Multi-Use Trail - Timucuan Trail; Oversight by Public Wks Dept. & the Parks, Recreation & Community Svcs. Dept. MOVE.


2019-178ORD Approp a total of $254,840.00 from the Tree Protection & related Trust Fund, Ord Subfund 15F, for the Proj known as " Moncrief Rd Beautification" along Moncrief Rd from 33rd St. to 45th St., Providing for Reversion of Unspent Funds; Oversight by PW Dept; Directive utilize Procuremnt Code for selection of contractor. AMEND/MOVE.


2019-179†† ORD Approp a total of $269,000 from the Jax Recreational & Environmental Land Acquisition Capital Projs Fund to Tree Hill, Inc., $103,000.00 of which shall be used for Acquisition of Propty at 7150 Lone Star Rd & the balance for Improvmnts to the Propty; Auth the Mayor or designee & Corp Sec to Execute & Deliver, an Agreemnt btwn the City of Jax & Tree Hill, Inc. for the purpose of acquiring the Propty & Constructing the Improvmnts; invoke exception of 126.107 (G), Ord Code, to award the Professional Svcs to Tree Hill, Inc. for Mgmt & Oversight of the acquisition & construction; Amend 2019-2023 5 Yr CIP apvd by Ord 2018-505-E to provide funding for the Proj entitled "Tree Hill Expansion & Improvement" Oversight by Parks, Recreation & Comm Svcs Dept. AMEND/MOVE.


2019-183ORD-MC Repealing Chapt 220 (Vehicles for Hire), Ord Code, in its entirety; Creating a New Chapt 220 (Vehicles for Hire), Ord Code, to Provide for Vehicles for Hire Background Checks, Insurance, Standards of Svcs, Rates & Administration. AMEND/MOVE.


2019-202 ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming a 5' Drainage Easement, at request of the Dept. of P.W.2nd & REREFER.


2019-203 ORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming Portions of 2 Unopened &Unimproved R/W.2nd & REREFER.


2019-204ORD Auth Transfer & Maint Agreemt with FDOT for I-95/SR 9 at Airport Rd (SR 102) Interchange Improvemts, Operational Improvemts on Duval Rd, and Resurfacing of Max Leggett Pkwy, Airport Center Dr, & City Center Blvd; Oversight by Engineering & Constrn Mgmt Div of Public Works Dept. 2nd & REREFER.


2019-211†† ORD Approp $64,379.93 from Mobility Fees collected in Mobility Zone 8 to add Bicycle Lanes on Bowden Rd btwn the I-95 Ramps & Spring Park Rd, Amend 2019-2023 5 Yr CIP, to increase funding for Proj entitled "Bowden Rd Bicycle Lanes.2nd & REREFER.


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/EMERGENCY/MOVE.


2019-214 ORD Apv & Auth Certain Mutual Release Subsequent to Assignmt of Lease Agreemt dated 11/21/18 (Lease) with The Brick Coffee House Inc. (Tenant) btwn The City Of Jax (Landlord), as assigned & assumption agreemt, effective 12/12/18 to Shiva Vision, LLC (New Tenant), apvd by Ord 2018-628-E, apvd by Chief of Real Estate; Designate Oversight by Real Estate Div of P.W 2nd & REREFER.


The Chair announced that two bills that Council Member Sam Newby sponsored, Items Item #6, Ord 2019-169 and Item #11, Ord 2019-178, would be taken up first to accommodate Mr. Newby who will be in attendance.


There being no further business, the agenda meeting was adjourned at 1:33 P.M.



John J. Jackson, Council Research Division (904) 630-1729††† johnjj@coj.net


April 2, 2019

Posted: 4:00 P.M.