A look at some of the issues Jacksonville’s City Council considered in its meeting Tuesday:
Issue: City election dates
What it means: The council was asked to authorize a referendum in November 2012 on changing city election dates to coincide with Florida’s gubernatorial elections.
Bill No. 2011-654
Issue: Poker room rezoning
What it means: The council was asked to rezone part of the site of a planned poker room at 201 Monument Road across from Regency Square mall. The effect was to make the entire property zoned CCG-2, a designation that allows the sale of liquor as well as beer and wine.
Bill No. 2011-585
Issue: Fire and rescue projects
What it means: The council was asked to defer for a year a set of projects once intended to improve the city’s fire and rescue services.
Bill No. 2011-657