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Meeting Name: Rules Committee Agenda status: Revised Marked
Meeting date/time: 4/6/2021 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers 1st Floor, City Hall & Virtual
Published agenda: Marked Agenda Marked Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: CM Garrett Dennis Handouts for 2021-117
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2020-0326 11. 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, RDefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0559 12. 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) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 – 9/22/20Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0584 13. 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 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 10/13/20 Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0705 14. OrdinanceORD-MC Regarding the Jacksonville Ethics Code; Amending Chapt 602 (Jacksonville Ethics Code), Part 8 (Lobbying), Ord Code, to Rename Part 8, Establish Subpart A, & to Add a New Subpart B (Political Consultants) to Provide for a City Registration Process for Political Consultants. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 11/24/20 CO Introduced: R 12/1/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 12/8/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: R Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 12/8/20 Defer  Action details Video Video
2021-0097-A 15. ResolutionRESO Encouraging & Requesting the Downtown Investment Authority (“DIA”) to Explore the Sale or Lease of Propty Located at 816 Union St. W., within the Downtown CRA Boundary, to the Jacksonville Brotherhood of Police Officers; Providing DIA Time to Review & Report Its Findings to Council. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 2/9/21 CO Introduced: R 2/17/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 2/23/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 4/6/21 R Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0117-E 16. OrdinanceORD-MC Repealing Chapt 24 (Finance & Admin Dept), Pt 6, Sec 24.604 (Office of the Ombudsman Functions) & Sec 24.605 (Equal Business Opportunity Office Functions), Ord Code; Creating a New Chapt 24 (Finance & Admin Dept), Pt 10 (Office of the Ombudsman) & Pt 11 (Equal Business Opportunity Division); Amend Chapt 24, Sec 24.603 (Duties of Chief of Procurement), Ord Code; Repealing Chapt 126 (Procurement Code), Pt 6A (Small Business Capital, Bonding & Outreach Prog.) & Pt 6B (Jax Small Emerging Business Prog.), Ord Code; Creating a New Chapt 126, Pt 6 (Jax Small Emerging Business Prog.), Subpt A (General Provisions), Subpt B (Prog. Admin.), Subpt C (Prog.Support Svcs.; Marketing & Outreach; Disparity Study Update), Subpt D (Prog.Eligibility, Procedures, & Other Requirements); Providing for Codification Instructions. (Hodges) (Co-Introduced by CMs Pittman, Freeman, Dennis, Morgan, Hazouri, Carlucci, Becton, R. Gaffney, Priestly Jackson, Newby, DeFoor & Boylan) 2/23/21 CO Introduced: F, R 3/2/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/2/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/9/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: F, R Amend(2)/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0142-E 17. OrdinanceORD-MC Amending Sec 123.107 (Exemptions), Part 1 (In General), Chapt 123 (Public Fees), Ord Code, to Add to the Exemptions a Park Admission Fees Exemption for Gold Star Families & an Administrative Process for Exempting Such Fees; Correcting Outdated References in Existing Sec 123.107. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) (Co-Sponsor CMs White, Freeman, Diamond, Bowman, Becton, Pittman, Carrico,Carlucci, DeFoor, Morgan,Priestly Jackson, Newby,Boylan,Ferraro,Hazouri,R.Gaffney, Cumber & Salem) 3/9/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, F, R 3/15/21 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/16/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/16/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/23/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, F, R 4/5/21 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 7-0 4/6/21 F Amend(2)/Approve 7-0 4/6/21 R Amend(F)/Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO PH Amend(Flr)/Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 3/23/21 Amend/ApprovePass Action details Not available
2021-0161-A 18. ResolutionRESO Conf the Reappt of Geraldine (Lockett) Jackson as a JEA Representative to the Civil Svc Board of the City of Jax, Pursuant to Sec 17.02 of the Charter of Jax, for a First Full Term to Expire 6/30/23. (Sidman) (Req of JEA) 3/9/21 CO Introduced: R 3/16/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/23/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 4/6/21 R Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0163-A 19. ResolutionRESO Conf Appt of Bradley S. Talbert to the Jax Port Authority, Replacing John Baker, Pursuant to Article 5 (Jax Port Authority),Charter of the City of Jax, for a Partial Term to Expire 9/30/21, & Subsequently Reappt Mr. Talbert to a 1st Full Term to Expire 9/30/25. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) (Co-Sponsor CM Salem) 3/9/21 CO Introduced: R 3/16/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 3/23/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 4/6/21 R Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO Approved 19-0 ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0179-E 110. OrdinanceORD Making Certain Findings & Auth the Borrowing from the City’s Commercial Paper Facility &/or Issuance of Fixed-Rate Debt in the Cumulative, Not-to-Exceed Amount of $32,905,000, or Such Lesser Amount as Determined Pursuant to the Agreemnt (Defined Below) as of the Time of Closing, & Approp Thereof to Provide Funding for the Purchase of the Metropolitan Parking Solutions Parking Garages Pursuant to the Default Provisions of the Developmnt Agreemnt Dated 3/5/04; Purpose of Approp; Providing a Carryover of Funds from Yr to Yr Unit Such Funds are Expended or Lapse According to the Agreemnt; Amending the 2021-25 5-Yr CIP Apvd by Ord 2020-505-E to Provide Funding for the Project Entitled “MPS Garage Purchase;” Amending 2020-504-E, the FY 2021 Budget Ord, to Replace Rev Schedule B4, the FY 2020-21 CIP Projects Funded Via Borrowing, to Auth the Borrowing &/or the Issuance of Debt for the Purchase of the Parking Garages; Auth the Mayor, or His Designee, & Corp Secretary to Execute & Deliver All Docs & Agreements Necessary to Transfer Developer’s Interest in the Proj to the City Pursuant to Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2021-0181-E 111. OrdinanceORD Conf the Mayor’s Appt of Christopher R. Butler, a St. Johns County Resident with Substantial Business Interest in Duval County, to the Better Jax Plan Financial Administration Committee, as a Private Citizen, Replacing Paul Sleiman, Pursuant to Sec 761.107, Ord Code, for a 1st Full Term to Expire 3/31/26; Providing for a Non-Resident of Duval County with Substantial Economic Business Interest to be Seated on the Better Jax Plan Financial Administration Committee. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: R 4/6/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 4/13/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 4/20/21 R Approve 6-0 4/27/21 CO Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 – 4/13/21Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2021-0184-E 112. OrdinanceORD Approp $731,500.00 ($397,794.73 from Special Events – FL GA Game Contingency, $95,000.00 from Terry Parker Pool Fund, & $238,705.27 from Council Dist 1 Autumn Bond Funds) to Provide Funding for a New Artificial Turf Field at Blue Cypress Park; Apv & Auth the Mayor, or His Designee, & Corp Secretary to Execute & Deliver, an Agreemnt btwn the City of Jax & Southern Recreation, Inc; Invoking the Exception in Sec 126.107(G), Ord Code, to Allow Direct Contract w/ Southern Recreation, Inc. to Provide Purchase & Installation of New Artificial Turf Field at Blue Cypress Park; Providing for a Reverter of Funds; Providing for the Oversight by the Parks, Recreation & Community Svcs Dept; Amending the 2021-2025 5-Yr CIP Apvd by Ord 2020-505-E to Auth the Project Titled “Blue Cypress Park Soccer Field;” Req 1-Cycle Emerg Action. (Johnston) (Introduced by CMs Morgan & Salem) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, F, R 4/5/21 NCSPHS Emergency/Approve 7-0 4/6/21 F Emergency/Approve 7-0 4/6/21 R Emergency/Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO PH Emergency/Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. &Emergency/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0187-A 113. ResolutionRESO Making Certain Findings, & Apv & Auth the Execution of an Economic Agreemnt (“Agreemnt”) btwn the City of Jax (“City”) & 11180 Blasius Rd., LLC (“Company”), to Support the Creation of the Company’s Operations at a New Facility Located Generally at 11180 Blasius Rd. Within the City (“Project”); Auth a 5-Yr Recapture Enhanced Value (REV) Grant of $1,100,00; Apv & Auth the Execution of Documents by the Mayor, or His Designee, & Corp Secretary; Auth Apv of Technical Amendmnts by the Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development (“OED”); Providing for Oversight by the OED; Providing for a Deadline for the Company to Execute the Agreemnt; Affirming the Project’s Compliance w/ the Public Investment Policy Adopted by Ord 2016-382-E, As Amended; Req 2-Reading Passage Pursuant to C.R. 3.305. (Sawyer) (Req of Mayor) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: F, R 4/6/21 F Amend/Approve 7-0 4/6/21 R Amend(Finance)/Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO Amend/Approved 19-0 Amend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0188-A 114. ResolutionRESO Conf the Mayor’s Appt of Oliver Schnusenberg, a Duval County Resident, to the Better Jax Plan Financial Administration Committee, as a Citizen Member Representing the Financial Business Community, Replacing Mathew Holdt, Pursuant to Sec 761.107, Ord Code, for a 1st Full Term to Expire 3/31/26. (Sidman) (Req of Mayor) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: R 4/6/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 4/13/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 4/20/21 R Approve 6-0 4/27/21 CO Approved 19-0Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2021-0190-A 115. ResolutionRESO Honoring & Commending Bolles School Junior Taylor Richardson for Her Outstanding & Unprecedented Work as a Teenage Philanthropist & Advocate for “STEM” Education, Literacy & Social Justice. (Clements) (Introduced by CM Carrico) (Co-Sponsor CMs Salem, Freeman, Boylan, DeFoor, Newby, Priestly Jackson, Dennis, Pittman, Carlucci,Becton,Morgan, White, Bowman & Hazouri) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: R 4/6/21 R Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO Approved 19-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0191-A 116. ResolutionRESO of the City Council of the City of Jax Apv the City Council Special Committee on Resiliency’s Final Report, Dated 2/2021; Thanking the Subject Matter Experts & the Northeast FL Regional Council for Their Time & Effort. (Grandin) (Introduced by DeFoor) (Co-Sponsor CM Morgan) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: R 4/6/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 4/13/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 4/20/21 R Approve 7-0 4/27/21 CO Approved 19-0Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2021-0192-E 117. OrdinanceORD Making Certain Findings, & Apv & Auth the Execution of an Economic Developmnt Agreemnt (“Agreemnt”) btwn the City of Jax (“City”) & Jax North Apartments Owner, LLC (“Company”), to Support the Developmnt of a 324 Unit Multifamily Apartment Project Generally Located at 14670 Duval Rd. in the City (“Project”); Auth a $250,000 Tax Increment District Infrastructure Grant (“TID Grant”); Apv & Auth the Execution of Documents by the Mayor, or His Designee, & Corp Secretary; Auth Approval of Technical Amendmnts by the Executive Director of the Office of Economic Developmnt (“OED”); Waiving Provisions of Chapt 126, (Procurement Code), Ord Code, w/ Respect to the Project; Providing for Oversight by the OED; Waiver of that Portion of the Public Investment Policy Adopted by Ord 2016-382-E Which Would Require that in Order for a Project to Receive a TID Grant 20 New Full-Time Jobs Must be Created; Req 2-Reading Passage Pursuant to C.R. 3.305. (Sawyer) (Req of Mayor) 3/23/21 CO Introduced: F, R 4/6/21 F Approve 7-0 4/6/21 R Approve 7-0 4/13/21 CO PH Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant toApprovePass Action details Video Video