City of Jacksonville

Referendum Financial Impact Estimate Committee

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 certified 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 composed of one representative appointed by the Mayor, one appointed by the City Council President, the General Counsel or his or her designee chosen from the General Counsel's office, the Council Auditor and one member having appropriate fiscal expertise in the subject matter of the proposed straw ballot or charter amendment and selected by the other members stated 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 impact estimate in time to be included on the referendum ballot and advertised as required for each proposed straw ballot or charter amendment.


ORD- MC Relating to Powers of City Council & Mayor; Setting Public Referendum; Creating New Sec 4.03 & Amend Sec 21.03 of Charter of City of Jax to Grant City Council Exec Power to Appt 4 Members of JEA Board; Prov Referendum Apvl, Prov Financial Impact Statement to be Developed & Place on Ballot; Directing Supervisor of Elections to Place Referendum Question on 2020 Gen Election Ballot on 11/3/20; Prov Timing of Empaneling JEA Board Upon Apvl of Referendum. (Johnston) (Introduced by CM Dennis) 2/11/20 CO Introduced: F, R 2/19/20

Committee Members

Kyle Billy - Chair

John Crescimbeni
Scott Wilson
Joey Greive
Paige Johnston

Committee Staff

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

Phone:  (904) 255-5137
FAX:  (904) 255-5230


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May 21, 2020

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