AMENDED | City Council And Duval County School Board - Joint Meeting

April 16, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Please join the meeting by 8:50 A.M.)
Virtual & In-Person Meeting
Physical Location: Council Chambers
City Hall
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Meeting ID: 942 4652 9683    
Passcode: 730671

 
Notice is hereby given that the Honorable Tommy Hazouri, President of the Jacksonville City Council, Honorable Brenda Priestly Jackson, City Council Liaison to Duval County School Board, along with the Honorable Elizabeth Andersen, Chairwoman, Duval County School Board, will host a HYBRID VIRTUAL IN-PERSON JOINT MEETING of the Jacksonville City Council and Duval County School Board.  The Hybrid Virtual In-Person Joint Meeting will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the Council Chambers, located at 117 West Duval Street, 1st Floor City Hall St. James Building, Jacksonville, Florida 32202.  The meeting will discuss issues that will impact growth, budgeting, joint use agreements, quality of life, and work within Jacksonville.
 
Jacksonville City Council
Honorable Joyce Morgan                                                                        Honorable Danny Becton
Honorable Al Ferraro                                                                              Honorable Randy White
Honorable Aaron L. Bowman                                                                 Honorable Rory Diamond
Honorable Kevin Carrico                                                                        Honorable Randy DeFoor
Honorable LeAnna Cumber                                                                    Honorable Terrance Freeman
Honorable Michael Boylan                                                                     Honorable Ron Salem
Honorable Reggie Gaffney                                                                     Honorable Tommy Hazouri, President
Honorable Ju’Coby Pittman                                                                    Honorable Matt Carlucci
Honorable Garrett Dennis                                                                       Honorable Samuel Newby, Vice President
Honorable Brenda Priestly Jackson
                                                                Duval County School Board
Honorable Kelly Coker                                                                           Honorable Warren A. Jones, Vice Chairman
Honorable Elizabeth Andersen, Chairwoman                                         Honorable Charlotte Joyce
Honorable Cindy Pearson                                                                       Honorable Lori Hershey
Honorable Darryl Willie, Vice Chairman
 
City Council Staff                                                                              DCSB Staff and DCPS Cabinet
Dr. Cheryl L. Brown, Director                                                           Dr. Diane Greene, Superintendent of Schools       
Jessica Matthews, Chief of Legislative Services                              Dr. Dana Kriznar, Deputy Superintendent of Schools
Sharonda Davis, Supervisor Legislative Services                            Wayne Green, Chief of Schools
Kim Taylor, Council Auditor                                                              Karen Chastain, Office of General Counsel
Jason Gabriel, General Counsel                                                       Paula Renfro, Chief Academic Officer
Margaret Sidman, Deputy General Counsel                                     Michelle G. Begley, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Paige Johnston, Assistant General Counsel                                     Vicki Schultz, Chief of Human Resource Services
Phillip Peterson, Assistant Council Auditor                                       Sonita Young, Chief of Staff
                                                                                                          Paul Soares, Assistant Superintendent, Operations 
                                                                                                         Sharwonda Peek, Assistant Superintendent, School Choice                                                                                                                    Corey Wright, Superintendent – Accountability and                                                                                                                                                          Assessment
 
The meeting noticed herein for Friday, April 16, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., can be accessed virtually through the Zoom.US- computer application or in-person at Council Chambers. Council Members, City staff, and the public may attend the meeting at the physical location- Council Chambers, but CDC guidelines will be adhered to due to COVID-19.  Concurrent with the expiration of Mayor Curry's Emergency Executive Proclamation 2020-005, any member of the public entering City-owned public buildings may choose to wear a mask inside the building. Council will encourage social distancing by maintaining the recommended 6-foot separation between individuals and will limit seating in Council Chambers, Council conference rooms, and offices to maintain social distancing. Council strongly encourages the use of masks for all employees and visitors, especially when social distancing at 6 feet (or more) is not possible. Council will make masks available for visitors and the public.

The public will be encouraged to share general comments with individual Council Members by email or telephone. CCDCPSJointMtg@coj.net is the designated email for comments to be included as a part of this meeting.  
 
WAYS FOR THE PUBLIC TO ACCESS THE MEETING:
 
  1. Sign up for Zoom.  Type - Zoom.US – with Chrome Internet BrowserGo to:  JOIN A MEETING On Dashboard Information regarding the Zoom meeting ID and meeting password is listed below:
Meeting ID: 942 4652 9683     Passcode: 730671
(You can LISTEN to the meeting and VIEW the meeting this way.
 
ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN LEGALLY REQUIRED PUBLIC
PARTICIPATION MUST LOG IN WITH (It would be helpful to identify bill to be addressed)
                Full Name – IE:  Cheryl L. Brown 2020-0200
 
2.  Watch it on your computer. Streaming site (or COJ streaming site):
 https://www.coj.net/city-council/city-council-meetings-online
 
3.  Joining a Zoom Meeting by phone:    

           Dial:  1 301 715 8592 - Meeting ID: 942 4652 9683     Passcode: 730671
Find a local number:  https://zoom.us/u/acgmEl2oI

WAYS FOR THE PUBLIC TO PARTICIPATE IN LEGALLY REQUIRED PUBLIC HEARINGS OR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ZOOM MEETING
           
1.  Refer to  City of Jacksonville Citizen Guide to Council Meetings (Attached)
2.  Legal Name must appear on Zoom to be recognized by the Chair;
3.  DO NOT state your residence- address as this is not required in this forum – only state
      County and Zip Code
4.  Timeframe set by Chairman – No more than 3 minutes per speaker.
5.   The Timer will be viewable.  Must be in "Gallery View" to see countdown; Sort those in
       meeting by going to "Participant" and typing in Timer.
6.   Chairman will "ONLY" call on speakers using the ELECTRONIC "RAISE HAND" feature
       located within the Zoom App.   This feature is found- Click on "Participants" scroll to the bottom
       Click on "Raise Hand" wait to be recognized.  (Must have a Microphone, Video, and Speakers
       to participate with the function.)

INSTRUCTIONS: JOINING A MEETING BY DIAL-IN PHONE ONLY
  1. Dial the number provided above.  If you dial a toll number, your carrier rates will apply.
  2. You will be prompted to enter the meeting ID – the Meeting ID: 942 4652 9683     Passcode: 730671
  3. If the meeting has not already started and joined before Host is not enabled, you will be prompted to press # to wait if you are a participant.
  4. You will be prompted to enter your unique participant ID. This only applies if you have joined on the computer or mobile device or are a panelist in a webinar. Press # to skip.
If you join by computer or mobile device later, you can enter the Participant ID to bind your phone and device session together and show your video when you speak on the phone. To enter your participant ID once you are in the meeting, enter #Participant ID# on your phone.

PHONE CONTROLS FOR DIAL-IN PHONE ONLY PARTICIPANTS
The following commands can be entered via phone tones using your phone's dial pad while in a Zoom meeting:
  • *6 - Toggle mute/unmute (While this is a function that is available, the mute/unmute function will be controlled by the Host, not the participant. To speak, the participant must use the *9 function to be recognized.)
  • *9 - Raise hand (Electronic Zoom feature that "Must" be used to be recognized by the Chairman to Speak)
  • Refer to:  City of Jacksonville Citizen Guide to Council Meetings (Attached)
  • Legal Name must appear on Zoom to be recognized by the Chair.
  • DO NOT state your residence- address as this is not required in this forum – only State, County, and Zip Code
  • Timeframe set by Chairman – No more than 3 minutes per speaker.
  • Phone in participate will be informed of the remaining time.
  • Chairman will "ONLY" recognize or call on speakers using the ELECTRONIC "RAISE HAND" feature located within the Zoom App *9 … wait to be recognized.  (Must have a Microphone and Speakers on the phone to participate in the function.)
4. Look at the digital recording of the meeting later on this website under available archives- City Council click
     link:   https://www.coj.net/city-council/city-council-meetings-online
 
It is important that you use one of the above remote ways to access the meeting; the Mayor has imposed social distancing rules because of the COVID-19 Virus.  If you have any problems or questions about gaining access to the meeting, please call 904 255 5193. Leave your name, number, and a brief message.
 
WAYS FOR THE PUBLIC TO MAKE COMMENTS AT THE MEETING:
  1.  You can email your comments to CCDCPSJointMtg@coj.net
  2. For some meetings, you will be able to call in to make a comment on the phone.
Many meetings, especially informational ones, may not have public comment. 
 
WAYS FOR THE PUBLIC TO PARTICIPATE IN LEGALLY REQUIRED PUBLIC HEARINGS OR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ZOOM MEETING
           
1.  Refer to  City of Jacksonville Citizen Guide to Council Meetings (Attached)
2.  Legal Name must appear on Zoom to be recognized by the Chair;
3.  DO NOT state your residence- address as this is not required in this forum – only state
      County and Zip Code
4.  Timeframe set by Chairman – No more than 3 minutes per speaker.
5.   The Timer will be viewable.  Must be in "Gallery View" to see countdown; Sort those in
       meeting by going to "Participant" and typing in Timer.
6.   Chairman will "ONLY" call on speakers using the ELECTRONIC "RAISE HAND" feature
       located within the Zoom App.   This feature is found- Click on "Participants" scroll to the bottom
       Click on "Raise Hand"… wait to be recognized.  (Must have a Microphone, Video, and Speakers
       to participate with the function.)
 
ADA and TDD ASSISTANCE
 
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request.  Please allow 1-2 business days' notification to process; last-minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fulfill.  Please contact Disabled Services Division at V 904-255-5466, TTY-904-255-5476, or email your request to KaraT@coj.net.
 
Please direct all legislative inquires to Jessica Matthews, Chief of Legislative Services, at 904 255 5169 or JMatthews@coj.net.  Please contact Dr. Cheryl L Brown, Director/Council Secretary at CLBrown@coj.net  904 255 5193, or refer to the information provided within the notice for specific inquiries, information, and/or details.