Review recent noise issues at Metropolitan Park and other city parks with similar problems, and determine a way to improve compatibility with surrounding neighborhoods, while preserving the value of the parks to the city as cultural and recreational venues.

Committee Members

E. Denise Lee - Chair

Lori N. Boyer
Dr. Johnny Gaffney
Bill Gulliford
R. Don Redman

Committee Staff

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



 

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Legislation Related to Metro Park

2013-0166-W ORD-MC Amend Chapt 191 (Special Events & Entertainmt Dist), Part 2 (Entertainmt Dist), Sec 191.201 (Area of Applicability), Ord Code, to Create an Entertainmt Zone that Incorporates the Area of the Entertainmt Venues Including Metro Park, Everbank Stadium, the Fairgrounds, Baseball Field & Arena. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Daniels & Co-sponsored by CM Clark) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 3/26/13
2013-0226-E ORD-MC Repealing Part 2 (Entertainmt Dist), Chapt 191 (Spec Events & Entertainmt Dist), Ord Code; Amend Sec 368.105 (Exceptions), Part 1 (Gen Provisions), Chapt 368 (Noise Control), to Remove the Exception for Chapt 191. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Schellenberg & Crescimbeni) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/23/13
2013-0244-E ORD Waiving Chapt 368, Ord Code & EPB Rule 4 for Ticketed Events during Designated Hours on Permitted Days in Metro Park; Waiving Penalties for any Noise Violations produced in Metro Park during such Period; Request Emerg Apv. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Lee, Gulliford, Redman & Boyer) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 4/23/13
2013-0676-E ORD Amending Chapt 368 (Noise Control), to create New Section 368.109, Adopting Interim Rules for Admin of Special Events over 500 people at Metropolitan Park; Apv Modified License Agreemt for Special Events at Metropolitan Park; Providing for Sunsetting of said Interim Rules & License Agreemt on September 30, 2014. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Lee, Boyer, Gaffney, Gulliford, & Redman) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 10/8/13
2013-0786-E ORD Waiving Chapt 368 & EPB Rule 4, Noise Pollution Control, for Certain Events at Metro Park; Waiving Penalties for Noise Violations; Request Emerg Apv on Introduction. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Anderson) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 12/10/13
2014-0109-E ORD Estab a Festival Overlay Zone & Activity Period; Waiving Chapt 368 (Noise Control), Environmental Protection Bd Rule 4 (Noise Pollution Control) & Sec 154.108 (Consumption on Vendor's Premises), Ord Code, to allow Outdoor Musical Entertainmt & allow Open Containers in the Designated Zone. (Sidman) (Introduced by CM Bishop & Co-sponsored by CM Jones) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601 - 2/25/14

 

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Archived Meetings

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January 29, 2014

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Don Davis Room
117 W. Duval Street
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December 9, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | AgendaMinutes | Sign-In Sheet

 

December 3, 2013

Council Member Public Meeting - Entertainment Districts
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes

 

November 26, 2013

Council Member Public Meeting - Proposed Substitute for Ordinance 2013-676
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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November 7, 2013

Council Member Public Meeting - Metropolitan Park Special Events Interim Rules
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Sign-In Sheet

 

October 15, 2013

Council Member Public Meeting - Entertainment District Legislation
Suite 425, Conference Room B
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Sign-In Sheet

 

September 11, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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August 28, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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August 14, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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August 7, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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July 25, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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June 20, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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June 13, 2013

Metropolitan Park Improvements Subcommittee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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June 6, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Lynwood Roberts Room
117 W. Duval Street
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May 23, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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May 15, 2013

Park Improvements Subcommittee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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May 9, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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April 25, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes

 

April 4, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Lynwood Roberts Room
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Audio

 

April 3, 2013

Metropolitan Park Improvements Subcommittee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Audio

 

March 21, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes

 

March 7, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Audio

 

February 21, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Audio

 

February 7, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Audio

 

January 28, 2013

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
Suite 425, Conference Room B
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Audio