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2013-0366-D
Denied
7/23/2013
ORD re Chapt 121 (Police & Firefighters Pension Plan), Ord Code; Amend Sec 121.102(e) (Police & Fire Pension Plans), Creating New Category of Member known as a "Group II Member" based upon Hiring after 10/1/13, & Secs 121.113(a & b) (Calculation of Pension Contributions for Police & Fire Pension Fund) Revising Contribution Percentages of Existing Police & Fire Pension Plan Members; Create New Sec 121.211 (Calculation of Pension Contribution for Police & Fire Pension Fund) Establishing Prog of Pension Benefits Extended to Group II Members; Apv Mediation Settlemt Agreemt in case of Randall Wyse, et al vs City of Jax, Case No. 3:13-CV-121-J-34MCR, U.S. Dist Court, Middle Dist of Fla; Attach Required Actuarial Impact Statemt. (Laquidara) (Req of Mayor) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/11/13
2013-0669-W 
Withdrawn
1/13/2015
ORD Declaring Surplus Propty consisting of City owned propty & bldgs, to the Police and Fire Pension Fund (PFPF), conveying the Propty to PFPF in exchange for a reduction in Unfunded Actuarial Accrued Liability of the PFPF; in accordance with a purchase and sale agreemt to be entered into btwn City and PFPF; authorize Mayor & Corp Sec to execute any and all documents necessary to accomplish the foregoing transactions; Waive conflicting provisions of Chapts 122 & 500, Ord Code, amend Sec 121.101 (Control and Administration of Police & Fire Pension Fund), Ord Code, to add a New Subsection (F), authorizing diversification of investment as authorized by applicable provisions of Article 22, Charter; Req Emerg Apv upon Introduction. (Keane) (Introduced by C/M Schellenberg) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/8/13
2013-0775-A 
Adopted
1/14/2014
RESO re Council Support for Local Bill J-1 which Amends Sec 22.02 (Membership) of Article 22 (Jax Police & Fire Bd of Trustees) of City Charter for a Board Member to be Nominated by City Council & Chosen by the Board; Amends Sec 22.04 (Gen Powers) to Obligate said Board to Create & Submit an Annual Budget to the Mayor & City Council, Clarifying that Council may Review, Modify & Apv that Portion of the Budget re Administrative Costs & Striking Language Therein appearing to Grant Unspecified Powers to the Trustees. (Sidman) (Introduced by CP Gulliford & Council Member Yarborough)
2014-0375-E 
Enacted
7/22/2014
ORD-MC Amend Sec 120.102 (Administration of the Retirement System), Chapt 120 (Gen Employees & Corrections Officers Pension Plans), Ord Code, to Redefine the Selection Process for the General Employees Plan Adv Committee. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/10/14
2014-0377-W 
Withdrawn
8/27/2014
ORD-MC Amend Sec 22.02 (Membership) of Article 22 (Jacksonville Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees), City Charter, to Provide that 1 Member be Apptd by Mayor & Confirmed by Council, thereby Eliminating the Trustee Elected Bd Member; Provide for Referendum Apv of this Ord; Provide for Financial Impact Statemt; Direct Supv of Elections to place Referendum Question on 2014 Gen Election Ballot on 11/4/14. (Durden) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni & Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/10/14
2014-0386-E
Enacted
12/9/2014
ORD-MC Amend Chapt 121 (Police & Firefighters Pension Plan), by Amending & Creating Var Sections to Create a new Member Category known as "Group II Member" based on Date of Hire on or after 10/1/14; Revising Contribution Percentages of Existing Plan Members; Outlining Mutual Obligations of City & the Police & Fire Pension Fund Bd of Trustees; Outline Investment Authority of the Trustees, Outline Qualifications for future Executive Administrators of the Fund; Outline Fund's use of the Ofc of Gen Counsel; Outline Benefits to Group I and Group II Members; Estab Backdrop Prog of Benefits Extended to Group II Members; Amend Article 22 (Jacksonville Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees), City Charter; Apv the 2014 Retirement Reform Agreemt; Attach Required Actuarial Impact Statemt. (Laquidara) (Req of Mayor) (Sponsored by CM Holt) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/24/14
2014-0653-W 
Withdrawn
4/14/2015
RESO Urging Mayor to Continue Litigation styled Randall Wyse, et al, vs. City of Jacksonville, et al, Case No. 3:13-cv-121-J-34MCR to Completion to Determine the Validity of the "30 Yr Agreemt" bet City & Jax Police & Fire Pension Fund (PFPF) Bd of Trustees & the Appropriate Entity to Negotiate for Police & Fire Pension Benefits of the PFPF. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Schellenberg)
2014-0721-W 
Withdrawn
4/14/2015
ORD Invoking City's Right to Terminate the Restated Agreemt bet City & Jax Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees, dtd 3/5/01, as Amended, on Grounds that it is Illegal & Unenforceable; Auth OGC to take Action to Effectuate the Purpose of this Ord; Request 1-Cycle Emerg Apv. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni, Gulliford & Schellenberg) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/25/14
2014-0769-A 
Adopted
9/21/2015
RESO Reaffirming & Reauthorizing General Counsel to Commence Litigation to Determine the Legal Validity of Establishmt of the Police & Fire Pension Fund Senior Staff Voluntary Retiremt Plan & Determine if the Bd of Trustees of the Fund Mismanaged or took Unauthorized Actions in Creating said Plan. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Schellenberg & Co-sponsored by Crescimbeni)
2015-0054-D
Denied
3/25/2015
ORD-MC Amend Chapt 121 (Police & Firefighters Pension Plan [PFPP]), Ord Code; Create Sec 121.101(f); Amend 121.107(d) (Credit for Broken Svc, Continuous Svc, Partial Yrs Transferability & Svc as a Fla State Certified Police Officer or Fire Fighter); Amend Sec 121.102(e) (Police & Fire Pension Plans) Create New Member Category of "Group II Member" based on Date of Hire; Sec 121.113(a)(1), (a)(2), & (b) (Calculation of Pension Contributions for Police & Fire Pension Fund [PFPF]) Revising Contribution %'s of Existing PFPP Members; Create Secs 121.114 (Unfunded Actuarial Liability; Mutual Contributions) re Mutual Obligations of City & PFPF Bd of Trustees in Addressing the Liability, 121.115 (Supplemental Share Plan), 121.116 (Bd of Trustees Investment Authority) to Outline the Investment Authority of the PFPF Bd of Trustees; 121.117 (Exec Dir Administrator) to Outline Qualifications for Future Exec Administrators of PFPF, 121.118 (Use of Gen Counsel) to outline PFPF'S use of Gen Counsel; Amend Secs 121.201 (Retiremt Benefits) to Create Sec, 121.201A for "Group I Members" & Sec 121.201B for "Group II Members" to outline Pension Benefits to each Group, 121.204 (Surviving Spouse's Benefits), 121.206 (Children's Benefits) & 121.209 (Deferred Retiremt Option Prog (DROP) FOR Group I Members; Create New Sec 121.211 (Backdrop for Group II Members) to Estab Backdrop Prog of Pension Benefits for Group II Members; Create New Part 5 (Financial Investment & Advisory Comm); Create New Part 6 (Ethics, Fiduciary Responsibilities & Best Practices); Amend Article 22 (Jax Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees, City Charter; Attach Required Actuarial Impact Statemt; Provide Sunset Provision; Provide Prospective Effective Date of Ord until Permanent Funding Source is Provided by Mayor & Enacted by Ord by City Council. (Benson) (Req of Mayor) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/10/15
2015-0083-A
Adopted
2/24/2015
RESO Urging Gov Rick Scott to Direct the Chief Inspector General & FDLE to provide an Audit, Investigation & Review of the Jax Police & Fire Pension Fund Senior Pension Plan; Directing Distribution of Legislation. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni
2015-0128-W 
Withdrawn
1/12/2016
ORD-MC Expressing Council Intent re Utilization of Revenues derived from Levy of Discretionary Sales Surtax; Levy & Impose a ½ Cent per Dollar on all Transactions in Duval County that are Subject to the State Tax on Sales, Use, Rentals, Admissions & Other Transactions imposed by Chapt 212, F.S.; Amend Ord Code by Creating New Chapt 776 (Discretionary Sales Surtax for Emerg Fire Rescue Svcs & Facilities); Provide for Referendum Apv; Direct Supv of Elections to place Referendum Question on the 5/19/2015 Ballot; Provide for Financial Impact State. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/24/15
2015-0150-W 
Withdrawn
7/28/2015
ORD-MC Auth Interlocal Agreemt bet City & JEA that provide $120,000,000 Pymt to City & City's Apv of the "JEA Interlocal Partnership Terms" as Defined in the Interlocal Agreemt; Amend Secs 21.04 & 21.07, Article 21 (JEA), City Charter, re Assessmt Calculation of JEA Annual Pymt to City; Designate Oversight by Finance Dept. (Hodges) (Req of Mayor & JEA) Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 21.11, City Charter & CR 3.601 - 4/14/15
2015-0151-W 
Withdrawn
7/28/2015
ORD Auth the Bond Interlocal Agreemt bet City & JEA. (Hodges) (Req of Mayor & JEA) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/10/15 Public Hearing Pursuant to Sec 21.11, City Charter & CR 3.601 - 4/14/15
2015-0187-W 
Withdrawn
4/14/2015
RESO Auth Ofc of Gen Counsel to Secure from a Court, Commission, or other Tribunal of Competent Jurisdiction a Determination as to the Legality & Enforceability of the 2001 Agreemt or any Portion thereof bet City & the Police & Fire Pension Fund Bd of Trustees & to Initiate or Renew Proceedings to Achieve such Determination, as the Ofc of Gen Counsel deems Appropriate. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Bishop)
2015-0200-E 
Enacted
4/28/2015
ORD Approp $85,000 from Gen Fund for a Forensic Investigation of Jax Police & Fire Pension Fund; Auth an Engagemt Ltr with Benchmark Financial Services, Inc to Conduct the Investigation & Auth Gen Counsel to prepare an Agreemt in Compliance with the Engagemt Ltr; Designate Oversight by Council Auditor's Ofc; Invoke Exception of 126.107(g) (Exemptions), Chapt 126 (Procurement Code), Ord Code, for said Prof Svcs. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/25/15
2015-0201-A 
Adopted
4/14/2015
RESO Urging State Legislature to provide Remedy based on Unauthorized Establishmt of the Jax Police & Fire Pension Fund Senior Staff Voluntary Retiremt Plan; Directing Distribution of this Reso. (Sidman) (Introduced by CP Yarborough)
2015-0258-E 
Enacted
6/9/2015
ORD-MC Amend Chapt 121 (Police & Firefighters Pension Plan), Ord Code; Amend Secs 121.102(e) & 121.113; Create New Secs 121.211 thru 121.214 for "Group II Members; Attach Actuarial Impact Statemt. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Boyer) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/28/15
2015-0304-E 
Enacted
6/9/2015
ORD-MC Amend Chapt 121 (Police & Firefighters Pension Plan[PFPP]), Ord Code; Create Sec 121.101(F); Amend 121.107(D) (Credit for Broken Svc, Continuous Svc, Partial Yrs Transferability & Svc as a Fla State Certified Police Officer or Fire Fighter); Amend Sec 121.102(E) (PFPP's) Create New "Group II Member" Category based on Date of Hire on or After Effective Date of this Ord & Sec 121.113(A)(1), 121.113(A)(2), & (B) (Calculation of Pension Contributions for Police & Fire Pension Fund [PFPF]) Revising the Contribution Percentages of Existing PFPP Members; Create Secs: 121.114 (Unfunded Actuarial Liability; Mutual Contributions) to Outline the Mutual Obligations of the City & the PFPF Bd of Trustees in Addressing the Unfunded Liability; 121.115 (Supplemental Share Plan); 121.116 (Bd of Trustees Investmt Authority) to Outline the Board's Investmt Authority; 121.117 (Exec Dir Administrator) to Outline Qualifications for Future Exec Administrators of PFPF; 121.118 (Use of Gen Counsel) to Outline PFPF's use of Gen Counsel; 121.201A to create "Group I Members"; 121.201B for "Group II Members" to Outline Pension Benefits Extended to each Group; 121.204 (Surving Spouse's Benefits), 121.206 (Children's Benefits);121.209 ("DROP" for Group I Members; 121.211 (BACKdrop FOR Group II Members; Create New Part 5 (Financial Investmt & Adv Comm); Create New Part 6 (Ethics, Fiduciary Responsibilities & Best Practices); Amend Article 22 (Jax Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees), City Charter; Attach Actuarial Impact Statemt; Provide Sunset Provision; Provide Effective Date of Ord until Permanent Funding Source has been Provided by Mayor & Enacted Ord by Council. (Benson) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/12/15
2015-0311-E 
Enacted
6/9/2015
ORD-MC Repealing Ord 2013-167 in its Entirety; Amend Chapt 120 (Gen Employees & Corrections Officers Retiremt Plans), Secs 120.202 & 120.502 to Remove Provisions re Appt Employees Hired on or after 7/1/13 within Ofc of Ethics, Compliance & Oversight. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Crescimbeni) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/26/15
2015-0422-E 
Enacted
2/9/2016
ORD-MC Amend Chapt 120 (Gen Employees & Corrections Officers Retiremt Plans), Part II (The Gen Employees Retiremt Plan), Sec 120.201 (Definitions), to include as Eligible for Membership within the Gen Employees Retiremt Pension Plan those Employees of the Jax Police & Fire Pension Fund Bd of Trustees.(French) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 6/23/15
2015-0683-E 
Enacted 
2/9/2016
ORD-MC Amend Charter to Create New Section 22.12 Retiremt for employees of Police & Fire Pension Board of Trustees); Reaffirm that PFPF Bd of Trustees is not auth to create a Pension Plan or Administer any Pension Plan other than the Police and Fire Pension Plan; Reaffirm PFPF Bd of Trustees is prohibited from creating a Pension Plan or Administering any Pension Plan other than the Police and Fire Pension Plan; Prohibiting PFPF Bd of Trustees from Offering as a Retiremt Benefit to any employees any Retiremt Benefit other than the General Employees' Pension Plan or a Defined Contribution Plan; Permitting employees of Police & Fire Pension Bd of Trustees to join General Employees' Pension Plan; Amend Sec 16.01 of Charter (City of Jacksonville Retiremt System Authorization) to provide that Board Employees shall be mbrs of the City's Retiremt & Pension System. (Durden) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/13/15
2016-0015-E 
Enacted
1/26/2016
ORD-MC Amend Sec 121.115 (Supplemental Share Plan), Chapt 121 (Police & Firefighters Pension Plan), Ord Code, Implementing the Originally Intended Structure of the Supplemental Share Plan; Request 1-Cycle Emerg Apv. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/26/16
2016-0017-A 
Adopted
1/12/2016
RESO Urging Fla Legislature to Amend Secs 112.64, 212.055, Fla Statutes & any other Applicable Provisions of Fla Statute to allow a Qualifying Class of Counties to have Authority to Extend & Repurpose their Existing Local Govt Infrastructure Tax to pay down or Amortize their unfunded Pension Liability; Directing Distribution of this Reso; Request Emerg Apv upon Introduction. (Req of Mayor) (Co Sponsored by CM Anderson, Becton, Bowman, Boyer, Lopez Brosche, K. Brown, R. Brown, Carter, Crescimbeni, Dennis, Ferraro, Gaffney, Gulliford, Hazouri, Love, Morgan, Newby, Schellenberg & Wilson)
2016-0300-E 
Enacted
5/10/2016
ORD Estab the Pension Liability Discretionary Sales Surtax to fund up to 3 of City's Underfunded Defined Benefit Retiremt Plans by Adopting a 1/2 cent Discretionary Sales Surtax auth by Sec 212.055(9), F.S., on all Taxable Transactions described in Chapt 212, F.S., Occurring in Duval County; Estab Duration of the Surtax; Provide for & calling a Referendum on 8/30/15 on the Question of Adopting the Surtax; Provide for Subsequent Legislative Action by City Council implementing Adoption of the Surtax; Providing for Conditions to be met before Collection of the Tax begins; Designate Oversight by Director of Finance & Admin. (Stockwell & Durden) (Req of Mayor & Co-sponsored by CM's Crescimbeni & Bowman) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 5/10/16

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February 26, 2016

Finance Subcommittee on PFPF Subpoenas
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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January 26, 2016

Finance Subcommittee on PFPF Subpoenas
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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January 21, 2016

Finance Subcommittee on PFPF Subpoenas
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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January 4, 2016

Finance Committee - Mayor's Pension Reform Presentation
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
Video

 

November 2, 2015

Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room B
117 W. Duval Street
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Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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October 28, 2015

Council Member Press Conference
City Hall Atrium
117 W. Duval Street
Video

June 9, 2015

Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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May 29, 2015

Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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May 27, 2015

Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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May 20, 2015

Council Member Public Meeting
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117 W. Duval Street
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April 23, 2015

Council Member Press Conference
City Hall Atrium
117 W. Duval Street
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February 20, 2015

Rules Committee
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
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November 25, 2014

Joint Rules & Finance Committee
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
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November 24, 2014

Joint Rules & Finance Committee
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
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October 22, 2014

City Council Committee of the Whole
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
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September 9, 2014

Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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August 5, 2013

Council Member Public Meeting
Lynwood Roberts Room
117 W. Duval Street
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September 24, 2013

Council Member Public Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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July 24, 2013

City Council Meeting
Council Chambers
117 W. Duval Street
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June 27, 2013

Special Finance Committee
Council Chambers
117 W. Duval Street
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