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Office of General Counsel Memo Regarding the Emerald Trail and Local Option Gas Tax Limitations on Use - Dated 5/10/2021
Council President Hazouri's Memorandum Regarding Local Option Gas Tax and Wastewater Systems Process for the Committee of the Whole - Dated 5/13/2021
CM Bowman to Introduce Amendment to ORD 2021-223 Local Option Gas Tax for a 10-Year/3-Cent Gas Tax for Urban Core Development Authority to Assist NW Jacksonville - Dated 5/10/2021
Council President Hazouri's Memorandum Regarding Local Option Gas Tax (LOGT) 2021-0223 & Septic Tank 2021-0235 Legislation Timeline - Dated 4/22/2021
Office of General Counsel Memo Regarding Public Participation in Open Meetings (54 kb PDF) - Dated 9/18/2013
 

Legislation

2021-0223-E 
Enacted 
5/26/2021

 
ORD Amending Chapt 799 (Local Option Gas Tax), Ord Code, to: (1) Extend the 6-Cent Local Option Gas Tax for a 10 Yr Period Beginning 9/1/2036, & Continuing Through 8/31/2046; (2) Provide for the Levy of a 5-Cent Local Option Gas Tax (“5-Cent Local Option Gas Tax”) in Duval County for a Period of 30 Yrs Commencing 1/1/2022; & (3) Provide for the Levy of a 1-Cent Local Option Gas Tax (“9th-Cent Local Option Gas Tax”) in Duval County for a Period of 30 Yrs, Commencing 1/1/2022; Amending Sec 761.107 (Committees), Chap 761 (The Better Jax Plan), Ord Code, to Provide for the Better Jax Plan Financial Administration Committee & Project Administration Committee to Provide Reporting of Revenues & Expenditures Regarding the Local Option Gas Taxes to Council on an Annual Basis, & Expanding the Membership of Each Committee; Apv & Auth the Mayor, or His Designee, & the Corp Secretary to Execute: (1) an Interlocal Agreemnt btwn the City of Jax & the JTA for Allocation of the Addn’l 10 Yrs of the 6-Cent Local Option Gas Tax, the 5-Cent Local Option Gas Tax & the 9th-Cent Local Option Gas Tax (Collectively, the “Local Option Gas Taxes”); & (2) an Amended & Restated Interlocal Agreemnt Among the City, the City of Atlantic Beach, the City of Jax Beach, the City of Neptune Beach & the Town of Baldwin to Provide for the Distribution Formula for Dividing the Proceeds of the Proposed Local Option Gas Taxes; Approval of Ord; Providing for Filing w/ the FL Dept of State. (Sawyer) (Co-Introduced by CP Hazouri at Req of Mayor) (SW CPAC Opposed)
2021-0235-E 
Enacted
5/26/2021
ORD Regarding the Wastewater System Improvement Prog; Amending the 2021-2025 5-Yr CIP Approved by Ord 2020-505-E to Reallocate Funding Within the Project Entitled “Water/Wastewater System Fund” for Septic Tank Phase-Out Projects in FY 2021-2022 & 2022-2023. (Staffopoulos) (Co-Introduced by CP at Req of Mayor & CMs Salem & Carlucci) (Co-Sponsor CM Dennis) 4/27/21 CO Introduced: COTW Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & C.R. 3.601 – 5/11/21

 

Meeting Information 

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Meetings as Noticed

City Hall - St. James Building
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, FL  32202

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Archived Meetings

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May 26, 2021

Special Council Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
In-Person Meeting | Zoom Application (VIEWING ONLY)
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Notice | AgendaMinutes | Video


May 24, 2021

City Council Group 5 At-Large Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Lincoln Villa Senior Center
7866 New Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32219
Notice | Video


May 20, 2021

TWICE AMENDED | City Council Group 4 At-Large Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting
Fellowship Hall at Southside Baptist Church
1435 Atlantic Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Notice | Video


May 19, 2021

AMENDED | City Council Group 3 At-Large Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting
Mandarin Senior Center
3848 Hartley Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Notice | Video

City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting: Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks 
In-Person Meeting | Zoom Application (VIEWING ONLY)
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Notice | Agenda | Minutes | Video

May 18, 2021

City Council District 14 Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting 
St. Johns Presbyterian Church
4275 Herschel St, Jacksonville, FL 32210-2207
Notice | Video
 

May 17, 2021

City Council District 3 Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Pablo Creek Regional Library
13295 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Notice |  Agenda | Minutes | Attendance | Public Comment 


May 13, 2021

City Council Group 1 At-Large Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting
Oceanway Senior Center
12215 Sago Avenue West
Jacksonville, FL 32218
NoticeAgenda | Minutes | Attendance | Video


May 12, 2021

City Council Group 2 At-Large Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax & Septic Tanks
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting
Regency Square Branch Library
9900 Regency Square Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Notice | Minutes | Video


AMENDED | City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting 
In-Person Meeting | Zoom Application (VIEWING ONLY)
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Notice | Agenda | Minutes  | Video


May 10, 2021

AMENDED | City Council District 5 Town Hall Meeting Re: Local Option Gas Tax
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting
Cuba Hunter Park
4380 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Notice | Minutes | Attendance | Public Comment | Video

 

April 29, 2021

City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting 
Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Meeting
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Notice | Agenda | Minutes | Video


April 21, 2021

AMENDED | Special Finance Committee Workshop Meeting

Virtual & In-Person Meeting
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
1st Floor, Council Chamber
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Agenda | Minutes | Video

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