Pursuant to Section 18.05, Charter

(k) Financial Impact Estimate.  Forthwith upon the final validation of a petition or approval of a Charter amendment by City Council, the Supervisor of Elections shall notify the Mayor, City Council President, General Counsel and Council Auditor, by hand and certifid mail, of a duty to prepare, within thirty (30) days of such notice an up to seventy-five (75) word financial impact estimate of the increase or decrease of any revenues or costs to the City of Jacksonville resulting from the implementation of any proposed straw ballot or charter amendment.  The financial impact estimate shall be constructed, within the thirty (30) day period, by a committee composted of one representative appointed by theMayor,  one appointed by the City Council President, the General Counsel or his or her desinee chosen from the General Counsel's office, the Council Auditor and one member having appropriate fiscal expertise in the subject matter of the proposed staw ballot or charter amendment and selected by the other members state above.  The Office of the Council Auditor and the Department of Finance and Administration shall be made available as resources.  The Council Auditor shall chair the committee and ensure the timely completion of the financial estimate in time to be included on the referendum ballot and advertised as required for each proposed straw ballort or charter amendment.


February 10, 2015
ORD-MC Repealing Chapt 1 (Gen Provisions) of Article 7 (Depts) of City Charter to move said Provisions to Article 6 (Mayor); Amend Article 7 to Remove the Selection Committee for the Gen Counsel, to Clarify Terms & Qualifications of Gen Counsel & allow for Removal of Gen Counsel by the City Council; Provide for Referendum Apv of this Ord; Provide fof Financial Impact Statemt for the Ballot; Directing Supv of Elections to Place Referendum Question on the 2015 2nd Gen Election Ballot of 5/19/15. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Boyer, Co-Sponsored by CM Gulliford) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 11/25/14 & 2/10/15
February 10, 2015
ORD-MC Amend Secs 6.07 (Mayor's Staff), City Charter, to Require the Mayor Appt a Chief Admin Officer & 7.101 (Directors of Depts), to Require Hiring Directors within 60 Days of Vacancy, outline Duties & Authority, Create Qualifications for CAO & Dir of Finance; Provide for Referendum Apv of this Ord; Provide for Financial Impact Statemt; Direct Supv of Elections to place on May 19, 2015 2nd Gen Election Ballot. (Durden) (Introduced by CM Boyer) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 1/27/15

Committee Members

Kirk A. Sherman - Chair

Ronnie Belton
Bill Gulliford
Margaret Sidman

Committee Staff

Office of the City Council
117 W. Duval St., Suite 425
Jacksonville, FL  32202


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March 11, 2015

City Hall - St. James Bldg.
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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