OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL
117 WEST DUVAL STREET, SUITE 425
4TH FLOOR, CITY HALL
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32202
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA MEETING MINUTES
City Council Chamber, 1st floor, City Hall
January 22, 2019
Location: City Council Chamber, City Hall – St. James Building; 117 West Duval Street
In attendance: Council Members Aaron Bowman (President), Greg Anderson, Danny Becton, Lori Boyer, Anna Lopez Brosche, John Crescimbeni (arr. 4:06), Garrett Dennis, Al Ferraro, Terrance Freeman, Reginald Gaffney, Bill Gulliford, Tommy Hazouri, Jim Love, Joyce Morgan, Sam Newby, Ju’Coby Pittman, Matt Schellenberg, Randy White, Scott Wilson
Also: Peggy Sidman, Paige Johnston, Shannon Eller, Susan Grandin, Stephen Durden – Office of General Counsel; Kyle Billy and Kim Taylor – Council Auditor’s Office; Carol Owens, Jessica Matthews and Staci Lopez – Legislative Services Division; Steve Cassada and Louie Marino – Council Staff Services; Jeff Clements – Council Research Division; Sam Mousa, Brian Hughes, Jordan Elsbury, Leeann Krieg and Chiquita Moore – Mayor’s Office; Angela Moyer and Teresa Eichner – Administration and Finance Department, John Pappas – Public Works Department; Bill Killingsworth and Folks Huxford – Planning and Development Department; Paul Crawford – Office of Economic Development; Kurt Wilson – Fire and Rescue Department;
Meeting Convened: 4:00 p.m.
President Bowman called the meeting to order and asked for the committee chairs’ reports.
LUZ Committee: Council Member Schellenberg reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
2018-644 (Rezoning at 6761 Atlantic Blvd btwn Bella Vista Dr and Johnston Ave from CRO to PUD) will be re-referred to LUZ Committee (without amendment) for the developer’s further review.
2018-825 (Adopting a Large Scale FLUM Amend to 2030 Comp Plan at Southwest Quadrant of Intersection of State Rd 9A Expressway & State Rd 9B Expressway from LI to CGC) will be moved, then companion bill 2018-664 (Rezoning at Southwest Quadrant of Intersec. of State Road 9A Expressway & State Road 9B Expressway from IL to CCG-1) will be moved for substitute and approval. 2018-538 (amending Zoning Code Sec. 656.313 (Community/General Commercial Category) to revise uses permitted by right and exception) will be requested for re-referral to the LUZ Committee. Council Member Anderson clarified that 2018-644 relates to the Bolles School’s Knight Campus, not the main campus; Morgan confirmed her desire to have the bill re-referred to LUZ Committee.
TEU Committee: Council Member Ferraro reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
Finance Committee: Council Member Anderson reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
NCSPHS Committee: Council Member Newby reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
Rules Committee: Council Member Hazouri reviewed the actions of the committee from its meeting.
The Council President announced that for 2018-871 the Rules Committee amendment will be moved and for 2018-872 the Finance Committee amendment will be moved.
Bricks from the former City Hall demolished last weekend were presented to council members with commemorative plaques.
President Bowman asked Sergeant at Arms Officer Ken Browning to review procedures for evacuating the City Council in the event of an emergency situation, which will typically be into the Bob Johnson Room adjacent to the Council Chamber with a police escort.
Council Member Gaffney said he will be hosting a community healing event on February 20th inside or in front of City Hall and asked other council members to join him for a prayer event from 12 to 1 p.m. on that day.
President Bowman announced that the City Council and staff photographs would be taken immediately after the conclusion of the agenda meeting.
Meeting adjourned: 4:14 p.m.
Minutes: Jeff Clements, Council Research Division
1.23.19 Posted 8:00 a.m.
Tape: City Council agenda meeting 1.22.19 – LSD