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Meeting Name: Rules Committee Agenda status: Revised Marked
Meeting date/time: 10/6/2020 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers 1st Floor, City Hall & Virtual
Published agenda: Revised Marked Agenda Revised Marked Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: 20201006 Council Committee Email Public Comments
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2020-0320-E 11. OrdinanceORD Relating to Council Rules; Amend Council Rule 3.603 (Comments From the Public), Chapt. 3 (Legislation), Council Rules, to Move the Public Comment Period to the Beginning of the Business Portion & to Provide for Addn'l Procedures for the Timing of Submission of Speaker's Cards; Amending Council Rule 4.301 (Regular order of Business), Chapt. 4 (Procedures), Council Rules, to Move the Order of Business to Move the Public Comments Period. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 6/9/20 CO Introduced: R 6/16/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 6/23/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 10/6/20 R Sub/Rerefer 7-0 10/13/20 CO Sub/Rereferred 18-1 (Salem) 10/27/20 CO PH Only 11/4/20 R Approve 6-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Approved 17-1 (Bowman) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601- 6/23/20 & 10/27/20Sub/RereferPass Action details Video Video
2020-0326-W 12. ResolutionRESO Supporting the Passage of a Policy Designating City Hall as a “Hit Free Zone,” Training of Employees for an Appropriate Response, & Posting Signage at City Hall Identifying Propty as a “Hit Free Zone” Area; Urging Creation of a Pilot Program. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 6/9/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 6/15/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 6/16/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 6/23/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Withdraw 6-0 10/19/21 R Withdraw 8-0 10/26/21 CO Withdrawn 18-0 Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0374-A 13. ResolutionRESO Urging the Security & Emergency Preparedness Planning Council (SEPPC) to Develop Guidelines for Determining Essential Personnel Based on Nature of an Emergency. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Freeman)(Co-Sponsored by CM's Pittman, Diamond, White, Becton, Bowman & Carrico) 6/23/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 7/20/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 7/21/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 7/28/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 1/19/21 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 7-0 1/20/21 R Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 6-0 1/26/21 CO Amend(Fl)/Approved 18-0Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0419-E 14. OrdinanceORD MC Relating to JEA & Article 21 (JEA), Charter of the City of Jax; Repealing Sec 21.03 (Composition; Compensation; Officers; Meetings), 21.08 (Employees), & 21.09 (Awards of Contracts) of Article 21 (JEA), Charter of the City of Jax; Amending Article 21 (JEA), Charter of the City of Jax; Creating New Sec 21.03 (Composition; Compensation; Officers; Meetings), 21.08 (Employees; Managing Director; Employmnt Contract Restrictions), 21.09 (Procuremt Generally; Contracts Generally), 21.11 (Privatization, Sale, Reorganization, Svc Territory Transfers Prohibited) & 21.12 (Public Engagemnt); Renumbering Existing Sec 21.11 (Legislative Authority of Council) & 21.12 (Severability) to 21.13 & 21.14 Respectively; Providing for Proviso Language re 2020-100-E; Providing for Codification Instructions; Providing for Effective Date. (Hodges) (Introduced by CM Boylan) (Co-Sponsored by CMs Bowman, DeFoor, Dennis, Ferraro, Priestly Jackson, Salem, Wilson, Pittman, Morgan, Hazouri, Newby, Diamond, Freeman, R.Gaffney, Carrico & Becton) 7/28/20 CO Introduced: TEU, R 8/3/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0424-W 15. ResolutionRESO Urging the DCSB to Consider Memorializing the Late Earl M. Johnson Sr. for His Life’s Work for the Civil Rights Movement, His Record of Public Svc Which Extended State and Nation Wide, & Svc in Creation of Consolidated Govt of the City of Jax by Naming a School for Earl M. Johnson Sr.; Directing Legislative Svcs Div to Provide a Copy of the Resolution, Upon Adoption, to The DCSB & Superintendent. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Carlucci) (Co-Sponsored by CM Pittman) 7/28/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 8/3/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/4/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/11/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 10/20/20 R Withdraw 7-0 11/2/20 NCSPHS Withdraw 6-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Withdrawn 18-0Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0527-E 16. OrdinanceORD-MC Auth & Creating a New Part 3 (Downtown Preservation & Revitalization Prog), Chapt 55 (Downtown Investment Authority), Ord Code, to Create a New Downtown Preservation & Revitalization Prog (“DPRP”) & Guidelines thereto to Incentivize the Preservation & Revitalization of Unoccupied or Deteriorating Historic & Qualified Non-Historic Bldgs. in Downtown Jax; Amending Chapt 111 (Special Revenue & Trust Accounts), Pt 9 (Neighborhood Development) Sec. 111.910 (Downtown Historic Preservation & Revitalization Trust Fund), Ord Code, to: (1) Replace the Guidelines Governing the Use of the Trust Fund with the Guidelines Attached Hereto as Exhibit 2 (The “HPRTF Guidelines”); (2) Amending Sec. 111.910, Ord Code, to Revise Eligibility Requirements for the Trust Fund Consistent with the HPRTF Guidelines, in Part to Auth the DIA Board to Make Grants in the up to Maximum Amount of $100,000, Consistent with the Requirements of the HPRTF Guidelines; Amending the City’s Public Investment Policy as Previously Auth. by ORD 2016-382-E,as Amended, to include the DPRP therein & revise the existing DownAmend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0528-E 17. OrdinanceORD-MC Amending Sec.108.507 (Representation of City Officials & Employees in Civil Matters), Pt. 5 (Legal Svcs.), Chapt 108 (Central Svcs.), Ord Code, to Include a Provision for Notice to the Office of General Counsel if an Individual Intends to Seek Reimbursement for Outside Counsel Attorney’s Fees from the City for Civil or Criminal Actions; Provision Regarding rights Under FL Common Law & Regarding Criminal Actions or Criminal Investigations. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 8/25/20 CO Introduced: F, R 9/1/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/1/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/8/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: F, R 2/17/21 F Amend/Approve 5-0 2/17/21 R Amend(F)/Approve 6-0 2/23/21 CO Amend/Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 – 9/8/20Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0529-E 18. OrdinanceORD-MC Regarding Chapt 120 (General Employees & Correction Officer Pension Plans & all Employees Defined Contribution Retirement Plans), Pt. II (The General Employees Retirement Plan), Ord. Code; Creating a New Sec. 120.216 (2021 Limited Retirement Option), Ord Code, to Provide a 6 Month Window for Early Retirement as Follows: (1) Normal Retirement at the Age of 60 w/5 Yrs Credited Svc; (2) Normal Retirement at the Age of 55 w/10Yrs Credited Svc; & (3) Early Retirement Upon Completion of 20 Yrs. of Credited Svc Regardless of Age;with a Reduced Benefit; Requiring Cons & Restrictions; Excluding JEA Employees from these Normal & Early Retiremnt Provisions; Providing for Codification Instructions; Requirement of Actuarial Report; Requiring Collective Bargaining Where Applicable. Providing an Exception to the Prerequisite that the Plan be at least 90 percent Actuarilly Funded. (Sawyer) (Introduced by CM Dennis) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Newby, R. Gaffney, Pittman, Cumber, Priestly Jackson, Morgan, Salem, Freeman, Hazouri) 8/25/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 8/31/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & ReDefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0534-A 19. ResolutionRESO Conf Reappt of Mario J. Payne, to the Library Board of Trustees, At-Large Group 3, Replacing Ronnie E. King, II, Pursuant to Sec 90.101, Ord Code, for a 2nd Term exp 9/30/24. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) 8/25/20 CO Introduced: R 9/1/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/8/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred;R 10/6/20 R Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0557-E 110. OrdinanceORD-MC re the Annual Review of Fees; Amend Sec 106.112 (Annual Review of Fees), Chapt 106 (Budget and Accounting Code), Ord Code, to Remove the Provision that Allows for Fee Increases to become Effective Upon the Chief Finance Officer Filing Changes to the Fee Structure w/ the Council Secretary. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Cumber) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Diamond, Bowman, Pittman, Freeman White, Becton, R. Gaffney, Morgan, Salem, Ferraro, Wilson, DeFoor & Priestly Jackson) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 9/14/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/14/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/15/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 10/5/20 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 7-0 10/5/20 TEU Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 10/6/20 F Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 10/6/20 R Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Amend/Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 – 9/22/20Amend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0558-E 111. OrdinanceORD re an Honorary Street Designation & Associated Roadway Markers; Establishing an Honorary Street Designation on Myrtle Ave N btwn 7th St W & 8th St W in Jax for Quenthon Anthony “Nick” Malpress; Providing for the Installation of 2 Honorary Roadway Markers to be Located in Appropriate Locations on the Designated Roadway; Honoring the Legacy Recognizing the Achievemnts of Quenthon Anthony “Nick” Malpress; Waiving Requiremnts of Sec 745.105(I)(2), Ord Code that the Honoree be Deceased for 5Yrs; Directing Legislative Svcs to Upon Enactment Forward the Ord to the Planning & Dev Dept. (Dist 8-Pittman) (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Priestly Jackson) (Co-Sponsored by CMs Pittman , Dennis, Morgan, R. Gaffney, Freeman, Hazouri, DeFoor, Newby, Carlucci & Ferraro) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, R 9/14/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/14/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU, R 10/13/20 CO PH Only 11/16/20 TEU Meeting Cancelled-No Action 1/4/21 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 6-1 (Diamond) 1/4/21 TEU Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 1/5/21Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0559-D 112. OrdinanceORD-MC Creating a New Chapt 797 (Local Option Vessel Registration Fee), Ord Code, Adopting the Local Option Vessel Registration Fee Permitted by State Law; Setting Effective Date of New Local Option Vessel Registration Fee as 1/1/21; Directing the Chief of Legislative Svcs to Forward a Copy of the Ord Upon Enactment to the Tax Collector & to the Mayors of Baldwin, Atlantic Beach, Jax Beach & Neptune Beach; Directing the Tax Collector to Notify the State of Imposition of the New Local Option Vessel Registration Fee. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R, JWC 9/14/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/14/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/15/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R, JWC 10/28/20 JWC Approve 1-7 (Fail) (Birtalan, Haskell, Burnett, Devereaux, Hardesty, CMs Ferraro & White) 6/1/21 NCSPHS Approve 0-6 (Fail) (CMs White, Becton, Diamond, Bowman, Freeman & Carrico) 6/1/21 TEU Approve 1-6 (Fail) (CMs Salem, Cumber, R.Gaffney, Ferraro, Becton, Carrico) 6/2/21 F Amend/ApproveDefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0563-A 113. ResolutionRESO Confirming the SWCPAC Appt of Bruce Tyson, as a Member of the TRUE Commission, Filling Seat Formerly held by Abner R. Davis, Pursuant to Chapt 57, Ord Code, for a 1st Term Exp 6/30/22. (Distel) (Req of SWCPAC) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: R 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R 10/6/20 R Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0564-A 114. ResolutionRESO Conf Appt of Jeff Strohecker, to the Cultural Council of Greater Jax Replacing Jamario Stills, Pursuant to Sec 118.602, Ord Code for 1st Full Term Exp 9/30/23. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: R 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R 10/6/20 R Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0565-A 115. ResolutionRESO Conf Reappt of David Wood, as an Affected Industry Rep to the Environmental Protection Board, Pursuant to Sec 73.101, Ord Code, for a 2nd Full Term to Exp 9/30/24. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: R 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R 10/6/20 R Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0566-A 116. ResolutionRESO Conf Reappt of Charles B. Garrison, as a Discreet Citizen Rep to the Environmental Protection Board, Pursuant to Sec 73.101, Ord Code, for 1st Full Term to Exp 9/30/24. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: R 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R 10/6/20 R Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0567-A 117. ResolutionRESO Conf Reappt of Jill Dame, to the Library Board of Trustees, Representing At-Large Group 4, Pursuant to Sec 90.101, Ord Code, for a 2nd Full Term to Exp 9/30//24. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) (Co-Sponsored by CM Hazouri & Salem) 9/8/20 CO Introduced: R 9/15/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 9/22/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; R 10/6/20 R Approve 7-0 10/13/20 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0580-W 118. OrdinanceORD-MC Amending Chapt 614, Ord Code; Specifically Amending Sec 614.106 (Loitering, Soliciting, Begging, Etc., in Public Offices or Buildings Open to the Public) to Prohibit Unlawful Gatherings, Lingering, Loitering, Sitting or Standing In or Near Any Public R/W or Bldg; Deleting “Rooms;” Adding that the Owner, Lessee, Managing Agent or Person in Charge of a Bldg or Propty May Auth a Police Officer to Reasonably Request a Person to Disperse, Move or Leave the Public R/W or Building; Adding a New Subsection Makes it Unlawful for a Person to Refuse or Fail to Comply with a Request to Disperse, Move or Leave the Public R/W or Bldg; Amending Penalty to Class “D” Offense. (Pollock) (Introduced by CM Pittman) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Freeman, Diamond, White & Bowman) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 10/5/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/6/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 10/19/20 NCSPHS Approve 6-0 1/5/21 R Withdraw 7-0 1/12/21 CO Withdrawn 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 10/13/20 Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2020-0584-W 119. OrdinanceORD-MC Creating a New Chapt 79 (Jacksonville City Council Citizen Review Board), Ord Code; Establishing a New Chapter Creating a Council-Appointed Citizen Review Board to make Recommendations to Council. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 10/5/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/6/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 11/9/21 CO Withdrawn 13-5 (CMs Cumber, Diamond, Ferraro, White & Carrico) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 10/13/20 Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2020-0590-E 120. OrdinanceORD Approp $6,700.00 in Fund Balance from Environmental Protection Fund (The “Fund”) to Provide Funding for Completion of 4-Yr, Comprehensive Study of Mercury in the Duval County Environment; Providing for Carryover of Fund thru 9/30/21; Provide for Waiver of Sec 111.755 (Environmental Protection Fund), Part 7, (Environment & Conservation), Chapt 111 (Special Rev & Trust Accounts), Ord Code, to Auth the Environmental Protection Board (EPB) to Utilize Funds from the Fund to Purchase Equipmnt to be Used During Mercury Study; Invoking the Exception of Sec 126.107 (G), Chapt 126, Ord Code, to Allow for Direct Contract with Jacksonville University (JU) for the Mercury Study; Providing for Waiver of Sec 360.602, (Uses of Fund), Part 6 (Environmental Protection Fund), Chapt 360 (Environmental Regulation), Ord Code, to Auth EPB to Utilize Funds to Purchase Equipmnt to be Used During Mercury Study; Apv & Auth the Mayor, his Designee, & Corp Secretary to Execute & Deliver for & on behalf of the City, Any Amendmnts to Agreemnt btwn City of Jax & JU to Effectuate the Intent of this Ord; OversigRead 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2020-0591-E 121. OrdinanceORD Making Certain Findings & Auth the Mayor, his Designee, & Corp Secretary to Execute: (1) Redevelopment Agreemnt btwn the City of Jax & Armory Redevelopment Associates, LLC; (2) Lease Agreemnt Btwn the City of Jax & Armory Redevelopment Associates, LLC (“Developer”); (2) A lease Agreemnt btwn City of Jax & Armory Redevelopment Associates, LLC with an Initial Lease Term of 40 Yrs; (3) A Quitclaim Deed with Right of Reverter Conveying a City-Owned Parcel of Land to the Developer;& (4) Related Agreemnts as Described in the Redevelopment Agreemnt, for the Renovation & Lease of Armory Building, to Provide for the Purchase by the Developer of Adjacent 2.97± Acre of City-Owned, Improved Propty, located at 928 Liberty St, to be Developed into Approx 100 Residential Units, & Provide an Option to Developer to Purchase the Armory Building for a Period of 15 Yrs from the Effective Date of Lease at Purchase Price of $2,749,975.00 with Annual Increases As Set Forth in Lease; Designate Office of Economic Dev as Contract Monitor for the Redevelopment Agreemnt, Lease; Desginating the OED as ContraRead 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2020-0593-A 122. ResolutionRESO Conf Appt of Jennifer A. Walter, as Chief of Animal Care & Protective Svcs, Div of Neighborhoods Dept. of City of Jax Pursuant to Sec 34.602, Ord Code. (McCain) (Req of Mayor) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: R 10/6/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 10/20/20 R Approve 7-0 10/27/20 CO Approved 19-0 Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2020-0594-A 123. ResolutionRESO Appointing Sol Wynter as a Member of the Jacksonville Housing & Community Development Commission, Pursuant to Chapt 34, Ord Code & Sec 420.9076, F.S. as an Advocate for Low-Income Persons, Filling a Seat Formerly Held by Tracy M. Grant, for 1st Full Term Ending 11/30/23. (Distel) (Introduced by CP Hazouri) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: R 10/6/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 10/20/20 R Approve 7-0 10/27/20 CO Approved 19-0Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2020-0596-A 124. ResolutionRESO Supporting the Return of the Hemming Confederate Monument Statue & Plaque Dedicated to the City & State by the Hemming Family, at the Request of the Hemming Family; Directing Legislative Svcs to Forward the Reso Upon Adoption to State for Consideration of Returning the Confederate Monument Statue & Plaque to the Hemming Family. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) (Co-Sponsored by CM Hazouri) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: R 10/6/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 1/20/21 R Approve 6-0 1/26/21 CO Approved 18-0Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video