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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --After 17 hours of approvals and defeats, the Jacksonville City Council approved the 2014 city budget Wednesday night.

The Jacksonville City Council began its meeting around 5 p.m. Tuesday but budget talks stretched until 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.City Council will resumed its final budget deliberations at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Here is a list of amendments passed and defeated by council members. Click here for more on the amendments:

Amendments received by 9/23/13


1. Boyer #3 -- $550,000
No Fiscal Impact - Move prior year CIP appropriation in the amount of $550,000 from the Ed Ball CIP Project to a new ADA compliance project detail for a countywide sidewalk audit.

Approved

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2. Boyer #1 -- $450,000

Appropriate $450,000.00 from the City's Vacant and Foreclosed Property Registry (HNOD1NFR/36602) to Municipal Code Compliance for code enforcement and mitigation related to blighted and deteriorating foreclosed or abandoned properties and reducing the transfer from Special Council Contingency to Municipal Code Compliance by $250,000.00 and increasing the budget for Municipal Code Compliance by $200,000.00 (funding 4 currently approved unfunded positions and remainder for contract services for property maintenance).

Approved

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3. Yarborough #1 -- $0

Request the total dollars approved - $1,907,051 - to be used as requested by Jim Robinson in meeting #7 Public Works Department Presentation. Adds a net total increase of an additional 6 positions - Net Three in Public Works General Fund, One in Stormwater Services, & Two in Solid Waste.

Approved

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4. Yarborough #2 -- $145,325

Pay-Go dollars in Stormwater Capital Projects would be reduced by $145,325 from $7,588,348 to $7,443,023 (reduces project PW0072-01- Drainage System Rehabilitation).

Approved

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5. Redman #2 -- $582,464

Defund the Budget for the Human Rights Commission by removing $582,464 from its budget and adding the dollars back to the Special Council Contingency; Eliminates 9 positions.

Defeated

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6. Anderson #2 -- $338,880

Move to restore $338,880 above the line for the Copy Center. No impact on Special Council Contingency.

Approved

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7. Clark #2 -- Changing Banking Fund amount in budget to reflect additional $7.7 million

The Amendment Changes the Banking Fund amount in the budget to reflect the additional $7 million borrowed. There is currently $4,300,000 in a project account for the widening of Kernan Blvd. The total project cost is $12 million with the remainder coming from Banking Fund borrowing. This amendment would give Treasury the authorization to borrow up to $7.7 million; however, there is no impact to Special Council Contingency as the funds will not be borrowed in FY 13/14.

Approved

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8. Boyer #2 -- $2,925,205

Amend the budget to appropriate funding for first year projects to include 2,925,205 of first year Parks and Recreation projects, all utilizing the Loblolly Mitigation Fund as the source of funds.

Approved

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9. Finance Committee #1 -- $204,496

Transfer (thereby defunding) $204,496 from the DIA budget to Special Council Contingency.

Approved

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10. Clark #1 -- Changing Banking Fund amount in budget to reflect addnl $1 million / Debt Service $17,000

This budget amendment is the amount for the debt service for the 2013-2014 FY. Authorizing $1,000,000 of borrowing from the Banking Fund for the installation of "purple pipe" (reclaimed water irrigation) at Patton Park. The FY 13/14 impact will be a transfer of $17,000 from Special Council Contingency.

Approved

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11. Love #1 -- Changing Banking Fund amount in budget to reflect addnl $3.9 million/ Debt Service $26,325

This budget amendment is the amount for the debt service for the 2013-2014 FY for the purpose of borrowing $3,900,000 in funding from Banking Fund to fund the Parramore Road Extension Project (Extending Parramore Road to Collins Road to Youngerman Circle).

Unknown

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12.Gaffney, Bishop, Holt, Joost, Crescimbeni #1 --$2,500,000

Transfer from Council Contingency to Shands Hospital.

Approved -- money will go toward indigent care

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13.Lumb, Crescimbeni, Brown #1 --$880,121

Proposes to fund all programs that had Journey Funding Oversight in FY 2012/13 at the FY 2013/14 Mayor's proposed levels with two exceptions. The Juvenile Assessment Center and the Ex-Offender Re-Entry Portal (JREC) will remain funded at the Finance Committee agreed upon levels ($384,767 and $545,197, respectively). Additionally, JCC would still maintain direct oversight of the Early Literacy, TEAM UP and Summer Camp programs. Neighborhood Code Compliance Division would still maintain direct oversight of the abatement funding. The Sheriff would still maintain direct oversight of the Juvenile Assessment Center and the Ex-Offender Re-entry Portal (JREC). This amendment will also restore 30,000 part time hours for the Mayor's Summer Jobs Program.

Approved (money for Jacksonville Journey)

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14.Brown, Jones #4 --$118,218

Restores funding for 3 positions in MCCD ($39,406/per position).

Defeated It would have restored funding for 3 positions for code enforcement officers. Defeated because there were questions about how the department is managed/run/operated.

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15. Clark #3 -- $30,000

Invoking Section 126.107(g), Ordinance Code, to waive competitive solicitation and bidding for contract with Vermont Systems Recreation and Parks Software to provide recreational asset tracking software.

Defeated

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16. Redman #1 -- $152,609

Transfer $152,609 from Special Council Contingency for the purpose of funding an Administrative Aide ($107,407 salaries and Benefits) and Clerical Support Aide III ($45,202 Salaries and Benefits) to the Military Affairs Dept.; Restores 2 positions.

Skipped

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17. Gulliford #1 -- $200,000

Transfer from Council Contingency to OED for purpose of instituting Mayport's CRA.

Approved - The amendment would put $200,000 into the budget to create a Community Redevelopment Agency study. Money used to help an area that would be deemed "blighted."

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18. Brown #11 -- n/a

Provide that monies appropriated to the MLK breakfast be made available to be used for the MLK parade and other MLK events.

Approved - $58,711 was already budgeted for the MLK breakfast for 2014. The amendment will not change the dollar amount, but allows for the money to go toward the breakfast, parade or "other MLK events".

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19. Jones # 5 -- $21,480

Transfer $21,480 to restore the limited swim hours to Butler Pool.

Skipped

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20. Brown #1 -- $84,875

Transfer from Council Contingency for Bob Hayes Track Meet.

Approved - Would restore Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet going into its 50th year next year.

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21. Bishop #2 -- $449,641

Transfer $449,641 from Special Council Contingency for the purpose of restoring 8 hours operating time for each Saturday for the Main Library to the JPL; Restores 8 positions.

Approved - Restores 8 positions.

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22. Jones #3 -- $280,170

Restore funding for two hot meals per week.

Approved

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23. Redman #3 -- $66,600

Transfer $66,600 from Special Council Contingency to restore Windy Hill to an afterschool drop site; Adds 2600 additional part-time hours.

Skipped

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24. Carter #1 -- $85,983

Transfer $85,983 from Special Council Contingency to restore Julian Barrs as an afterschool drop site; Adds 2600 additional part-time hours.

Approved - Combined amendments Carter #1 with Jones #1 (item 26 on list). The combined amendments restore funding for an afterschool drop off site and for senior citizen centers.

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26.Jones #1 --$202,019

Restore Funding for three senior citizens centers: Louis Dinah,
Hammond and Longbranch.

Approved

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27. Brown #5 --$249,513

Restoration of two positions - Chief of Senior Services ($100,250
Salaries/Benefits) & Chief of Behavior & Human Services
($149,263 Salaries/Benefits). (2 Positions)

Defeated

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29.Gulliford #2 -- $25,000 for fireworks

Transfer from Council Contingency for the purpose of assisting
Jacksonville Beach with the 2014, 4th of July Fireworks Celebration. Thisfunding should be placed in a non-departmental expense specificallyidentified for this event.

Defeated

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31. Holt #1 --$630,000

Transfer from Council Contingency to Jax Children's Commission
for Early Learning Center Coaching and Development; Restores
6 Positions.

Approved

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33. Gaffney #2 -- $181,369

Transfer $181,369 from Special Council Contingency to Public
Service Grants to provide funding for Meals on Wheels; Restores
funding to the 2012/213 Meals on Wheels Public Service Grant
levels. Requires a change to schedule A-2, which is the PSG
schedule.

Defeated

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Amendments received by 9/24/13


1. Lee #1 -- $1,000,000

Transfer $100,000 from Special Council Contingency to Public Works for right of way cleanup and mowing in Council District 8 and surrounding areas.

Approved


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2. Lee #2 -- $200,000

Transfer $200,000 from Special Council Contingency to Parks and Rec for Hemming Plaza programming and maintenance.

Approved

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3. Joost #1 -- $449,715

Transfer $449,715 from the Mayport Ferry Fund to the Parks and Rec for the purpose of restoring park maintenance.

Withdrawn

4.Lee #3 --$500,000

Transfer $500,000 to restore the funding at all the City Swimming pools hours to the service hours at the pools consistent with 2012-2013 hours. Adds 62,477 part-time hours.

Approved

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5.Jones #6 -- $750,000

Transfer $750,000 from the Nuisance Abatement Lien Fund HNPS1L2NA to Neighborhood Code Compliance Division to fund contractual services for abatement.

Approved

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8.Crescimbeni #1 -- $82,820

Appropriating $82,820 to the Mayor's office for the Education Commissioner; Funds received: $6,000 from Florida Blue and $76,820 from Farah and Farah.

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