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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
2:03 p.m. February 26, 2013

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

A. PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

All Children’s Hospital

Tampa Bay Water

B. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Sharon Bobowski, Largo, re Ajax (for group of five).
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County schools education excellence.
Elizabeth Snedeker, Largo, re Largo citizens against gun violence.
Rodney Snedeker, Largo, re Largo citizens for sensible gun laws.
Charlotte Maas, Largo, re Largo citizens against gun violence.
Mark Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.
Cathy Harrelson, St. Petersburg, re water restriction.
Mohammed Baker, Seminole, re Code Enforcement and Commissioners involvement
(submitted document).
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas families.

C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

Approved
1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 29, 2013

Approved
2. Reports to be Received for Filing - Dock Fee Report for the Month of January 2013

Approved
3. Vouchers and Bills Paid in the Amount of $12,563,059.11 from January 20 to January 26, 2013

Approved
4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinance No. 8365-12 Adopted December 6, 2012, Annexing Certain Property

b. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearings Regarding Proposed Ordinances Nos. 2013-17, 2013-30 through 2013-32, and 2013-39 to be Held March 5, 2013, Annexing Certain Property

c. Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District Resolution No. 2013-01 Adopted January 15, 2013 Amending the 2012/2013 Budget as Approved by Resolution No. 2012-07 for the Purpose of Reducing Capital Acquisition Funding and Providing for Changes in Current Funding Sources and Expenditures

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Departments

Approved
5. Receipt and File Reports of:

a. Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

b. Quarterly Claim Settlements for the Period of October through December, 2012 (Risk Management/County Attorney)

Approved
6. Approval of an Award of Bid to Castco Construction, Inc. for Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Improvement Phase 1B (Department of Environment and Infrastructure)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
7. Notice of New Lawsuit and Defense of the Same by the County Attorney in the Case of Tamara Jensen v. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners in Their Official Capacity – Federal Case No. 8:13-CV-233-T-27AEP – Allegations of Violations of the Constitution’s 2nd and 14th Amendments

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

Any person wishing to speak regarding a Regular Agenda item must have a Blue Card completed and given to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room. The Chairman will call each speaker, one by one, to the podium to be heard when the item is before the BCC. Each speaker may speak up to three (3) minutes.

Persons who have been authorized to represent an organization with five (5) or more members or a group of five (5) or more persons should complete a Blue Card, submit it to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

None
8. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Departments

Approved
9. Approval of Contract Renewal Agreements for the AL-BAR and Cross Bar Ranches with: (Department of Environment and Infrastructure)

a. Albert E. Roller for Land Management Services

b. Natural Resource Planning Services, Inc. for Forestry Operation Services

Approved
10. Approval of Final Agreement with Dewberry Architects, Inc. for Jail Campus Infrastructure Upgrade, Phase 1 (Real Estate Management)

11. Other Administrative Matters
Administrator LaSala related he will be issuing a Request for Proposal for fire service in the High Point District.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
12. Consideration of a Resolution Placing a County Charter Regional System Surtax Referendum on the November 4, 2014 Ballot

13. Miscellaneous
Attorney Bennett advised that the First District Court of Appeal upheld the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Numeric Nutrient Criteria.

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E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Approved
14. Approval of Appointments and Reappointments to the EMS Advisory Council

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

15. Special Events Guidelines – A Citizen’s Guide

Temporarily Deferred
16. Volunteer Update – Holiday Lights

 

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

Approved
17. Approval of Appointments to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors

18. Miscellaneous

Approved a. Commissioner Latvala appointment to Pinellas County Historical Commission.
  b. Commissioner Seel requested meeting be scheduled re Internet Cafés.

requested FDOT provide update re major road projects.

Approved c. Commissioner Long appointment to Feather Sound Community Services District.
  d. Commissioner Roche re Keep Pinellas Beautiful award luncheon.


If the afternoon portion of the meeting has not concluded by 5:30 p.m., a recess will be taken from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. The remainder of the afternoon agenda will resume at 6:00 p.m., followed by public hearings.

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6:02 P.M.

H. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

The procedure used by the BCC in conducting Public Hearings is to have a Staff presentation followed by the applicant presenting the specific proposal. The BCC will then hear comments from the proponents followed by comments from the opponents and a staff summary. The applicant will then be given an opportunity to close and the BCC will decide on the matter. Please refer to the back of your agenda copy for more details on guidelines for time limitations and opportunities to speak.

Any person who wishes to speak about a Public Hearing item shall complete a Blue Card, submit it to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and may speak up to three (3) minutes. The Chairman will call each speaker, one by one, to the podium to be heard.

Any person who has been authorized to represent an organization with five (5) or more members or a group of five (5) or more persons shall complete a Blue Card, submit it to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

Approved
19. Proposed Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2013 Water Renewal and Replacement Fund and the Sewer Construction Fund

Approved As Amended
20. Recommendation to Adopt Revised Pinellas County Lobbying Ordinance

21. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Local Planning Agency (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

Approved
a. Q Z-1-1-13
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Three Parcels Containing Approximately 0.78 Acre Located On the West Side of Adams Avenue on the North Side of Pinellas Street and 100 Feet South of Pinellas Street In the Unincorporated Area of Clearwater; Page 187 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being In Section 22, Township 29, Range 15, from R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support, Upon Application of Pinellas County Strategic Planning and Initiatives Director

Approved
b. Q CU-2-1-13
Resolution for the Modification of a Conditional Use Permit Regarding Two Parcels Containing Approximately Six Acres Located On the West Side of East Lake Road, 520 Feet South of Kensington Trace for the Property Located At 764 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor; Page 530 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being In Section 15, Township 27, Range 16, to Allow for the Expansion of an Existing Dog Training Facility, Retail Sales, and the Addition of Overnight Boarding, Upon Application of Melvin E. and Janice N. Gavron

ADJOURNMENT – 7:28 P.M.
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Persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this meeting/hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purposes, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Office of Human Rights, by written or oral request at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding at: 400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Suite 500, Clearwater, Florida 33756; Phone: (727) 464-4880, TDD: (727) 464-4062.

PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURES

Public Hearings before the BCC are governed by the provisions of Section 134-14 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code. That code provides that at the conclusion of each person’s presentation, any speaker may seek the Chairman’s permission to ask questions of staff. Specifically:

1. At the conclusion of the presentations by the applicant and any proponents, all affected parties may seek the Chairman’s permission to ask questions of or seek clarification from the applicant and/or the proponents.

2. At the conclusion of the presentation by the opponents, all affected parties may seek the Chairman’s permission to ask questions of or seek clarification from any opponent.

The applicant’s closing comments will address testimony subsequent to their presentation. Continuing rebuttal of other than directly preceding testimony will not be allowed.

Because much testimony has already been submitted in writing, the following guidelines are expected to be sufficient to accommodate efficient presentations:

1. The applicant should present his or her entire case in twenty (20) minutes.

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