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Meeting Name: Transportation, Energy & Utilities Committee Agenda status: Revised Marked
Meeting date/time: 10/19/2020 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  
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Attachments: 20201020 Council Committee Email Public Comments
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2020-0419-E 11. 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
2020-0490-E 12. OrdinanceORD Approp $15,000.00 ($7,500.00 from CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSX) & $7,500.00 from the FL Dept of Transportation (FDOT) for Closure of E. 59th St. Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing; Auth the Mayor & Corp Secretary to Execute & Deliver the Stipulation of Parties for the Closure of E. 59th St. FDOT Crossing #621069K Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing btwn City of Jax, CSX, & FDOT for Permanent Closing of a Railroad-Highway Public Grade Crossing at E. 59th St.; Oversight by Dept of Public Works; Amend 2020-2024 5-Yr Capital Improvemt Program Apv by Ord 2019-505-E to Provide Funding for the Project Entitled “Railroad Crossings.” (McCain) (Req of Mayor) 8/11/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F 8/17/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/17/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/18/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/25/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS,TEU, F 1/19/21 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 7-0 1/19/21 TEU Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 1/20/21 F Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 1/26/21 CO Postponed to 2/9/21 17-0 2/9/21 CO Amend/Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 8/25/20 Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0529-E 13. 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
2020-0558-E 14. 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 15. 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
2020-0581-E 16. OrdinanceORD Closing & Abandoning &/or Disclaiming a Portion of Phyllis St, Opened & Improved R/W in Riverside Gardens, at Req of Steven N. Bacalis, to Consolidate, Enclose & Gate his Abutting Business Properties Known as 4757 Phyllis St LLC, 440 Edgewood LLC, & 4735 Phyllis St LLC; Subj to Reservation unto City of Jax & JEA Easemts over R/W for Ingress & Egress & for All Utilities; Providing Oversight by Real Estate Div of Dept of Public Works. (Dist 9-Dennis) (Staffopoulos) (Req of Mayor) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS,TEU 10/5/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU 10/19/20 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 6-0 10/19/20 TEU PH Amend(NCSPHS)/Approve 6-0 10/27/20 CO Amend/Approved 19-0 TEU PH - Pursuant to Sec 336.10, F.S. – 10/19/20 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 10/13/20 PH Amend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0582-E 17. OrdinanceORD-MC Regarding the Renaming of Public Bldgs, Public Facilities & Public Parks; Creating a New Sec 122.105 (Public Buildings, Public Facilities & Public Parks Naming and Renaming Procedures), Chapt 122, Ord Code, to Provide for Renaming Procedures for Public Bldgs, Public Facilities & Public Parks). (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Salem) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Boylan, Gaffney, Cumber, Morgan, Diamond, Ferraro, Bowman, Newby, Pittman & Freeman) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU 10/5/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU 10/19/20 NCSPHS Approve 5-1 (Dennis) 10/19/20 TEU Amend/Approve 6-0 10/27/20 CO Amend/Approved 17-2 (Priestly Jackson, Dennis) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 10/13/20 Amend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0589-E 18. OrdinanceORD-MC Amending Chapt 34 (Neighborhoods Dept), Part 3 (Municipal Code Compliance Div), Sec 34.301 (Establishment; Functions); Amending Chapt 34 (Neighborhoods Dept), Part 4 (Environmental Quality Div), Sec 34.401 (Establishment; Functions) & Creating a New Sec 34.403 (Enforcement Officers); Amending Chapt 360 (Environmental Regulation), Part 1 (Public Policy; General Provisions), Sec 360.107 (Administration); Amending Title X (Environmental Affairs) to Create a New Chapt 388 (Boats & Waterways), Ord Code; Providing for Codification Instructions. (Grandin) (Introduced by CM Ferraro) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Diamond, Bowman, White, Pittman, Freeman, Becton, Cumber, R. Gaffney, Wilson, Salem & Morgan) 9/22/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, JWC 10/5/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU, JWC 10/28/20 JWC Sub/Approve 7-1 (Burnett) 11/2/20 NCSPHS Sub/Approve 6-0 11/2/20 TEU Sub(NCSPHS)/Approve 7-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Sub/Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0590-E 19. 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; OversigDefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0591-E 110. 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 ContraAmend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2020-0615-E 111. OrdinanceORD MC-Amending Chapt. 745 (Addressing & Street Naming Regulations) Part 1. General Provisions, Ord Code; Amending Sec. 745.105 (J) (Honorary Street Name Designations), Ord. Code to Create a New Subsection (9) “Honorary Street Name Designations for Fallen Law Enforcement & Fire & Rescue Officers” (Pollock) (Introduced by CM Ferraro) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Becton, Wilson, Salem, White, Freeman, Bowman, Pittman, Diamond, Cumber, R.Gaffney & Morgan) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS,TEU 10/19/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, TEU 11/2/20 NCSPHS Approve 6-0 11/2/20 TEU Approve 7-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 –10/27/20 Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0616-E 112. OrdinanceORD Approp $2,000,000 from the Tree Protection & Related Expenses Trust Fund, Fund 15304, to “630-City Tree Planting Program” to Provide Tree Planting Administered by Public Works in the Public Rights-of-Way in Locations Where Adjacent Propty Owners Have Made Requests thru 630-City; Apv, & Requesting the Mayor, or Designee, to Direct the Dept of Public Works to Continue to Administer the Program in Accordance w/Criteria herein Provided; Provided a Carryover of Funds Into the Subsequent FY’s. (Grandin) (Introduced by CM Salem) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Carlucci, DeFoor, Morgan & Wilson) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 10/19/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 11/2/20 NCSPHS Approve 6-0 11/2/20 TEU Approve 7-0 11/4/20 F Approve 6-0 11/4/20 R Approve 6-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 –10/27/20 Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0618-E 113. OrdinanceORD Declaring 2133 Broadway Ave, Jax, FL 32209, R.E. # 077143-0000, to be Surplus to the Needs of the City; Auth Conveyance of Subject Parcel to Gateway Community Services, Inc., a FL Not for Profit Corp, at no Cost; Auth Mayor & Corp. Secretary to Execute a Special Warranty Deed & Other Conveyance Documents; Waiving Sec 122.425 (Disposition by Auction or Sealed Bid), Part 4 (Real Property), Chapt. 122 (Public Property), Ord Code, to Allow Donation to Gateway Community Service, Inc.; Providing a Right of Reentry for Failure to use Subject Parcel for Operation of a Behavioral Health Care Facility; Providing Oversight by the Dept of Public Works, Real Estate Div. (Dist. 9-Dennis) (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) (Co-Sponsored by CM's Salem, Newby, Pittman, Priestly Jackson, Dennis, Boylan, Carlucci, DeFoor, Ferraro, Morgan, R. Gaffney & Hazouri) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 10/19/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 1/5/21 FRead 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0619-E 114. OrdinanceORD Declaring 0 Line St, Jax, FL 32209, R.E. #077366-0000, to be Surplus to the Needs of the City; Auth Conveyance of Subject Parcel to Gateway Community Services, Inc., a FL Not for Profit Corp, at No Cost; Auth Mayor & Corp Secretary to Execute a Special Warranty Deed & Other Conveyance Documents; Waiving Sec 122.425 (Disposition by Auction or Sealed Bid), Part 4 (Real Property), Chapt 122, Ord Code, to Allow Donation to Gateway Community Services, Inc.; Providing a Right of Reentry for Failure to Use the Subject Parcel for Ancillary use Related to Operation of a Behavioral Health Facility; Providing for Oversight by the Dept of Public Works, Real Estate Div. (Dist 9-Dennis) (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) (Co-Sponsored by CM Salem, Newby, Pittman, Priestly Jackson, Dennis, Boylan, Carlucci, DeFoor, Ferraro, Morgan & R. Gaffney) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 10/19/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU, F, R 1/5/21 F Amend/ApprRead 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0622-E 115. OrdinanceORD Approp $20,100 in Grant Funding from U.S. Dept. of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”), w/No Local Match, for the Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Program Within the City of Jax Sheriff’s Office; Approving & Auth the Mayor, or His Designee, & the Corp Secretary, to Execute & Deliver on Behalf of the City That Certain Grant Agreemnt Btwn FRA & the City; Providing for City Oversight by the Jax Sheriff’s Office, Patrol Div. (B.T. 20-117) (Staffopoulos) (Req of Sheriff) (Co-Sponsored by CM Ferraro) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU, F 10/19/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred; NCSPHS, TEU, F 11/2/20 NCSPHS Approve 6-0 11/2/20 TEU Approve 7-0 11/4/20 F Approve 7-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 –10/27/20 Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0624-E 116. OrdinanceORD-MC Amending Sec 380.403 (Program Established; Rulemaking Authority), Chapt 380 (Solid Waste Management), Ord Code, to Modify the Applicable Distances to 5 Miles, 10 Miles & 15 Miles from the Proximity to the Trail Ridge Landfill Facility (Sidman) (Introduced by CM White) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, TEU 10/19/20 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, TEU 11/30/20 NCSPHS Sub/Approve 7-0 11/30/20 TEU Sub(NCSPHS)/Approve 6-0 12/8/20 CO Sub/Approved 19-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 –10/27/20 Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0627-E 117. OrdinanceORD Providing for & Auth the Issuance by the City of Jax, FL of Its Educational Facilities Rev Bonds (Jax Alliance for Kipp Schools, Inc. Project), Series 2020, In One or More Series, In an Aggregate Principal Amt not Exceeding $23,000,000 for the Purpose of Obtaining Funds to Loan to Jax Alliance for Kipp Schools, Inc., a FL Not for Profit Corp, to Finance, Including Through Reimbursement, or Refinance a Part of the Cost of Acquiring, Constructing & Equipping Various Educational Facilities for Such Corp & Its Affiliates, Kipp Jacksonville, Inc. & McDuff Qalicb2, Inc., In the City of Jax, FL; Providing That Such Bonds Shall Not Constitute a General Debt or Liability of the City or a Debt Liability or Obligation of Duval County, FL, or of the State of FL or Any Political Subdivision Thereof, but Shall be Payable Solely from the Revenues Herein Provided; Providing for the Rights of the Holders of the Bonds; Making Certain Covenants & Agreemnts in Connection w/the Issuance of Such Series 2020 Bonds; Apv & Auth the Execution & Delivery of a Financing Agreement w/Respect to the Bonds; ApvRead 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video
2020-0628-E 118. OrdinanceORD-MC Creating a New Chapt 754 (Stormwater Management Utility Code), Part 3 (Water Quality Compensatory Credits), Ord Code, to Permit the City to Sell Water Quality Compensatory Credits Throughout the City; Providing for the Deposit of the Proceeds Derived from the Sale of Water Quality Compensatory Credits Into a Designated Project Acct Within the Stormwater Service Capital Projects Fund; Providing for Codification Instructions. (Hodges) (Req of Mayor) 10/13/20 CO Introduced: TEU, F 10/19/20 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/20/20 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/27/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: TEU, F 11/2/20 TEU Approve 7-0 11/4/20 F Approve 7-0 11/10/20 CO Meeting Cancelled - No Action 11/24/20 CO Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 –10/27/20 Read 2nd & Rerefer  Action details Video Video