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Meeting Name: Rules Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/19/2021 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers 1st Floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Amended Minutes Amended Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Sign In Sheet, Speaker Cards, Handout 2021-544, Handout 2021-770
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2020-0326-W 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& Rerefer 6/23/20 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Withdraw 6-0 10/19/21 R Withdraw 8-0 10/26/21 CO Withdrawn 18-0 WithdrawPass Action details Video Video
2020-0584-W 12. 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NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/6/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/13/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: NCSPHS, R 11/9/21 CO Withdrawn 13-5 (CMs Cumber, Diamond, Ferraro, White & Carrico) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 10/13/20 Defer  Action details Video Video
2020-0705-W 13. 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CO Introduced: R 12/1/20 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 12/8/20 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 12/7/21 R Withdraw 7-0 12/14/21 CO Withdrawn 17-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 12/8/20 Defer  Action details Video Video
2021-0544-E 14. OrdinanceORD MC-Amending Sec 116.101 (Official Holidays), Pt 1 (Holidays), Chapt 116 (Employees & Employee Benefits), Ord Code, to include a New Paid Holiday “Juneteenth”; Providing that the Code Change is Subject To Collective Bargaining. (Johnston)(Introduced by CM R. Gaffney) (Co-Sponsors CM's Freeman, Carlucci, Pittman, Salem, Becton, Boylan, Newby,Dennis, Carrico, Morgan, Bowman & Priestly Jackson) 8/10/21 CO Introduced: F, R 8/17/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/17/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 8/24/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: F, R 9/8/21 F Approve 7-0 10/19/21 R Approve 6-2 (CMs DeFoor & Diamond) 10/26/21 CO Approved 16-2 (CMs Diamond & Ferraro) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 8/24/21ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0706-D 15. OrdinanceORD-MC- TBK as “Govt. Reduction Bill,” Relating to At-Large Residence Areas Council Members & Setting a Public Referendum; Amending the Chart. of the City of Jax, Ch. 92-341, Laws of FL, as Amended; Eliminating at-Large Residence Areas Council Dist. Commencing 1/1/2031; Providing for Transition; Repealing Conflicting Ords & Requiring the Enactment of New Implementation Ords; Providing for Referendum Apv. of This Ord; Providing for a Financial Impact Stmnt. to be Devel. and Placed on the Ballot, Directing the Sup. of Elections to Place the Referendum QN on the Spec. Elec. Ballot on 2/22/2022. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, F, R 10/4/21 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/12/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred:NCSPHS, F, R 11/15/21 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 1-5 (Fail) (CMs Bowman, Carrico, Pittman, Priestly Jackson & Salem) 11/16/21 F Approve (Fail) 1-5 (CMs Salem, Freeman, Pittman, Gaffney, Carlucci) 11/16/21 R Amend/Approve 4-2 (CMs Priestly Jackson & White) 11/23/21 CO PH Approved 3-13 (Failed) (Defer  Action details Video Video
2021-0707-D 16. OrdinanceORD-MC- TBK as “Eliminating Excess Elections,” Relating to the Terms & Elections of City of Jax County Officials & Setting a Public Ref.; Amending the Chart. of the City of Jax, Ch. 92-341, Laws of FL, as Amend.; Changing the Date of Assuming the Offices of the Mayor, Council Members, & the Sheriff, Sup. of Elections, Property Appraiser, & Tax Collector to 1/1 Following Fall Even-Yr. Gubernatorial Elections Commencing 1/1/2031, & Every 4 Yrs. Thereafter; Providing for Transition; Repealing Conflicting Ord. & Requiring the Enactment of New Implemented Ords; Revising the Lengths of the Terms of Office of the City Council Members, Mayor, Sherriff, Sup. of Elections, Property Appraiser, & Tax Collector. Assuming Office on 7/1/2027, to Terms of 7/1/2027 – 12/31/2030; Providing for No Change in Term Limits; Providing for Referendum Appr. of This Ord; Providing for a Financial Impact Stmt. to be Developed & Placed on the Ballot; Directing the Sup. of Elections to Place the Referendum Qn. on the Special Elec. Ballot on 2/22/2022. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: Defer  Action details Video Video
2021-0715-E 17. OrdinanceORD- MC re: the Sheriff’s Powers & Duties; Amending Ch. 37 (Off. of the Sheriff), Pt. 1 (Organization), Sec. 37.101 (Sheriff’s Powers & Duties), Ord. Code, re: the Sheriff’s Auth. To Make & Enter into Certain Types of Agrmts; Providing for Codification Instructions. (Staffopoulos) (Introduced by CP Newby by Req. of Sheriff) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 10/4/21 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/12/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred:NCSPHS,R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Approve 6-0 10/19/21 R Approve 8-0 10/26/21 CO Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 –10/12/21 ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0717-E 18. OrdinanceORD- Approp. $125,000.00 From the Trial Ridge Landfill Mitigation Fund ($25,000 to Normandy Athletic Assoc., $25,000 to Marietta Bullsbay Athletic Assoc. Inc., $25,000 to Argyle Athletic Assoc., $25,000 to Whitehouse Civic Assoc., & $25,000 to Argyle Forest Youth Sports Assoc.) to Provide Funding to be used for the Purchase of New Equip. & Uniforms for Sports Programming or Repair & Reno. Of Existing Equip.; Providing for Oversight by the Parks, Rec & Community Serv. Dept. & Dist. of Funds Upon Invoices/Complying with Bidding Provisions of Ch. 126, Ord. Code/Reverter of Any Unspent Funds; Invoking the Exception of (126.107 (G) (Exemptions), Ch. 126 (Procurement Code), Ord. Code, to Direct Contract with Athletic Assoc. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM White) (Co-Sponsors CMs DeFoor,Freeman & R. Gaffney) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: F, R 10/5/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/12/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred: F, R 10/19/21 F Amend/Approve 4-0 10/19/21 R Amend/Approve 8-0 10/26/21 CO Amend/Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 –10/12/Amend/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0720-E 19. OrdinanceORD- Approp. $100,000.00 in Fund Bal. From the Environmental Protection Fund (the “Fund”) to the Environmental Protection Fund Operating Acct. to Provide Funding for Edu. Outreach Activities, AWA Travel, Training, Supplies, Subscriptions, Dues & Memshp. Fees for Environmental Protection Board (the “Board”) Mems & Staff, Purpose of Approp.; Providing for a Carryover of Funds Through 9/30/2024; Providing for Waiver of Sec. 111.755 (Environment Protection Fund), Pt 7 (Environment & Conservation), Ch. 111 (Special Revenue & Trust Accts.), Ord. Code, to Auth. the Board to Utilize Funds from the Fund for Travel, Training, Supplies, Subscriptions, Dues & Memshp. Fees for Board Mems. & Staff; Providing for Waiver of Sec. 360.602 (Uses of Fund), Pt. 6 (Environmental Protection Fund), Ch. 360 (Envi. Reg.), Ord. Code, To Auth. the Board to Utilize Funds from the Fund for Travel, Training, Supplies, Subscriptions, Dues & Memshp. Fees for Board Mem. & Staff; Req. Annual Rpts. (B.T. 21-119) (Staffopoulos) (Introduced by CP Newby by Req. of Mayor) (Co-Sponsors CM R. Gaffney) 9/28/21 CO Introduced:ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0726-A 110. ResolutionRESO- Confirm the Mayor’s Reappt. of Harriet T. Brock, a Duval Co. Res., to the Jax Housing Auth. as a Resident Rep., Pursuant to Ch. 51A, ORD Code, for a 2nd Full Term to Exp. 9/16/2025. (Sidman) (Introduced by CP Newby at Req of Mayor) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: R 10/5/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/12/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 10/19/21 R Approve 7-0 10/26/21 CO Approved 18-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0727-A 111. ResolutionRESO- Providing Notice to the FL Fish & Wildlife Conserv. Comm. that the Jax City Council Intends to File & Take Action on Legs. Creating Anchoring Limitation Areas on Certain Areas of the Waters of Duval Co.; Directing the Legs. Serv. Div. to Fwd. a Copy of This Reso. to the FL Fish & Wildlife Comm. (Grandin) (Introduced by CM DeFoor) (Co-Sponsor CM Pittman) (JWC Apv) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R, JWC 10/4/21 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/5/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/12/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred:NCSPHS, R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Approve 6-0 10/19/21 R Approve 8-0 10/26/21 CO Approved 18-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0728-A 112. ResolutionRESO- Confirm the Mayor’s Appt. of M.C. “Ceree” Harden, III to the JAX Port Auth., Pursuant to Art. 5 (Jax Port Auth.), Chart. of the City of Jax, Replacing John Allen Newman, for a Part. Term Exp. 9/30/2023. (Sidman) (Introduced at Req of Mayor) (Co-Sponsor CMs Salem & R. Gaffney) 9/28/21 CO Introduced: R 10/5/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/12/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 10/19/21 R Approve 7-0 10/26/21 CO Approved 18-0 ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0755-E 113. OrdinanceORD- Approp $100,000.00 from Trail Ridge Landfill Mitigation Funds to Provide Funding to Cecil Field POW/MIA Memorial, Inc. for Costs Related to Improve for a POW/MIA Memorial Pkwy, Jax, FL 32221; Apv & Auth Execution of Amend 3 to Cecil Commerce Center Lease Agreemnt to Set Forth Payment by City for Site Work Obligated by Cecil Field POW/MIA Memorial, Inc.; Provide for Oversight by the Off of Economic Dev, Disbursement of Funds & Carryover/Reverter of any Unspent Funds; Invoking the Exception of 126.107 (G) (Exemptions), Pt 1 (Gen Reg), Ch 126 (Procurement Code), Ord Code, to Allow for Payment to Cecil Field POW/MIA Memorial, Inc. for Work Performed & Improvements Made to the POW/MIA Memorial; Waiving Sec 110.112 (Adv of City Funds; Prohibition Against), Pt 1 (the City Treasury), Ch 110 (City Treasury), Ord Code, to Allow for Adv Payment by the City. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM White) (Co-Sponsor CMs Ferraro, Diamond & Bowman) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: TEU, F, R 10/18/21 TEU Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2021-0757-E 114. OrdinanceORD- Approve a Change in the Polling Place Loc for Precincts 201, 302, 305, 506, 510, 605, 806, 908, 1110, 1114, 1213 & 1315 to be Effective Starting for the 12/7/2021, 1st Spec Unitary Election, in the City of Jax, Duval County FL, as Req by the Sup of Elections Pursuant to Sec 352-102, Ord Code. (Sidman) (Introduced by CP Newby at Request of Sup of Elections) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: F, R 10/19/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred:F, R 11/2/21 F Amend/Approve 6-0 11/2/21 R Amend/Approve 7-0 11/9/21 CO Amend/Approved 18-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601-10/26/21Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2021-0760-E 115. OrdinanceORD- Approp $11,516 from the COJ General Fund – General Svcs District Fund Bal for the Mental Health Offender Prog (“MHOP”); Apv, & Auth the Mayor, or His Designee, & Corp Sec to Execute & Deliver, an Agrmnt btwn the COJ & the 4th Judicial Circuit Courts of FL to Provide for a Mental Health Jail Initiative Coordinator; Invoking the Exception in Sec 126.107 (G), Ord Code, to Allow Direct Contract w/the 4th Judicial Circuit Courts of FL to Provide for a Mental Health Jail Initiative Coordinator; Providing for Oversight by the Ofc of Grants & Contract Compliance; Req 1-Cycle Emerg Passage.(Sidman) (Introduced by CM Salem) (Co-Sponsors CMs Freeman, R. Gaffney & Boylan) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, F, R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Emergency/Amend/Approve 6-0 10/19/21 F Emergency/Amend/Approve 4-0 10/19/21 R Emergency/Amend/Approve 8-0 Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601-10/26/21Emergency/Amend/ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
2021-0761-E 116. OrdinanceORD- MC-re Ch 118 (City Grants), Ord Code; Creating a New Sec 118.107 (Nonprofits to Rec Funding Through a Competitive Evaluated Award Process), Pt 1 (General Provisions), to Chapt 118 (City Grants), Ord Code; Creating a New Sec 602.413 (Addnt’l Disclosure Requirements for Council Members Employed by Nonprofit Orgs Receiving Funding from City), Pt 4 (Conflicts of Interest), Chapt 602 (Jax Ethics Code), Ord Code. (Johnston) (Introduced by CMs Diamond,Ferraro, Carlucci) (Co-Sponsor CM's DeFoor & Cumber) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, F, R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/21 F Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO PH Read 2nd & Rereferred:NCSPHS, F, R 11/15/21 NCSPHS 3-3 (Fail) (CM's Bowman, Pittman & Priestly Jackson) 11/16/21 F Approve 4-2 (CM's Pittman & Gaffney) 11/16/21 R Amend/Approve 5-1 (CM Priestly Jackson) 11/23/21 CO Discharge;NCSPHS Amend/Approved 14-1 (CM Priestly Jackson) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601-10/26/21Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2021-0765-A 117. ResolutionRESO- Honoring & Commemorating the Life & Achievements of Noted Jax Civil Rights Leader Lloyd N. Pearson, Jr. (Clements) (Introduced by CM Priestly Jackson) (Co-Sponsor CMs Salem, Freeman, Dennis, Bowman, DeFoor, White, Newby, Diamond,Ferraro, Morgan, Becton, R. Gaffney, Carrico, Boylan, Salem, Cumber, Pittman, Carlucci) 10/12/21 CO Introduced:R 10/19/21 R Approve 8-0 10/26/21 CO Amend(Flr)/Approved 18-0ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0766-A 118. ResolutionRESO- Confirm the Mayor’s Reappt of Wendy O. Hamilton, a Duval Co. Resident, to the Jax Port Auth, Pursuant to Art 5, Charter of Jax, for a 2nd Full term to Exp 09/30/2025. (Sidman) (Introduced by CP Newby at Req of Mayor)(Co-Sponsor CM Salem) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: R 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 11/2/21 R Approve 7-0 11/9/21 CO Approved 17-0Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2021-0767-A 119. ResolutionRESO- Concern the Vacation of a Portion of the Plats of Jax Heights Improve Co. Pursuant to Sec 177.101 (3), F.S.; Returning a Portion of the Lands Shown on Said Jax Heights Improve Co. Plat to Acreage; Making Findings. (Wilson, IV) (Introduced by CM White) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: R 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 11/2/21 R Approve 7-0 11/9/21 CO Approved 17-0Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2021-0769-A 120. ResolutionRESO- Confirm the Appt of Desiree Jones, as a Member of the Safety & Crime Reduction Comm, filling a Seat Formerly Held by Sabrina Edwards Pursuant to Chapt 78, Ord Code, for 1st Full Term Ending 06/30/2023. (Distel) (Introduced by CP Newby) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: R 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred: R 11/2/21 R Approve 7-0 11/9/21 CO Approved 17-0Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video
2021-0770-A 121. ResolutionRESO- Confirm the Mayor’s Appt of Jason R. Teal as the General Counsel Pursuant to Sec 7.03 of the Charter of the City of Jax; Req 1 Cycle Emerg Passage. (Sidman) (Introduced by CP Newby at Req of Mayor) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: R 10/19/21 R Emergency/Approve 5-3 (CMs Priestly Jackson, DeFoor & Dennis) 10/26/21 CO Emergency (Waived C.R. 4.1103)/Approved 17-1 (CM Priestly Jackson)Emergency/ApprovePass Action details Video Video
2021-0771-A 122. ResolutionRESO- Apv the Local Housing Asst Plan as Required by the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Prog Act, Sects. 420.907-420.9079, F.S., & Rule Chapt 67-37, FL Admin Code; Auth the Mayor, or His Designee, to Execute any Necessary Docs & Certs Reqd by FL Housing Finance Corp; Auth the Submission of the Local Housing Asst Plan for Review & Apv by the Fl Housing Finance Corp. (Staffopoulos) (Introduced by CP Newby at Req of Mayor) 10/12/21 CO Introduced: NCSPHS, R 10/18/21 NCSPHS Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/19/21 R Read 2nd & Rerefer 10/26/21 CO Read 2nd & Rereferred:NCSPHS, R 11/1/21 NCSPHS Amend/Approve 5-0 11/2/21 R Amend/Approve 7-0 11/9/21 CO Amend/Approved 18-0Read 2nd & Rerefered  Action details Video Video