|AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting||Pinellas County|
|Board of County Commissioners (BCC)|
|9:32 am||May 7, 2013|
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Employee Appreciation Week Proclamation
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week Proclamation
Annual EMS Professionals Award Presentations:
Emergency Medical Dispatcher of the Year
Emergency Medical Technician of the Year
Paramedic of the Year
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
1. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution for TEFRA Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $14,000,000 Pinellas County Health Care Facilities Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2013, on Behalf of Mease Manor, Inc.
COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS
Consideration of the Following Proposal to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:
2. Regular Amendment – Case CW 13-2 – City of Safety Harbor
34.6 Acres More or Less Located at 1585 10th Street South (S.R. 590) and Generally to the Northeast of the Intersection of 10th Street South (S.R. 590) and McMullen Booth Road; Amendment from Industrial Limited, Residential/Office Limited, Residential Low, Residential Urban, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Residential Medium, Residential/Office Limited, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay
CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County schools.
David Ballard Geddis Jr., Palm Harbor, Reclaimed water.
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas families.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER
4. Reports to be Received for Filing:
a. City of Tarpon Springs Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2012, Together with the Schedules of Revenues and Expenditures of the Fire and the EMS Departments
a. $21,703,135.10 from February 24 to March 2, 2013
b. $35,584,046.74 from March 3 to March 9, 2013
c. $19,887,425.85 from March 10 to March 16, 2013
d. $15,682,225.87 from March 17 to March 23, 2013
e. $17,959,391.78 from March 24 to March 30, 2013
f. $39,962,696.77 from March 31 to April 6, 2013
g. $22,473,283.92 from April 7 to April 13, 2013
7. Approval of Award of Bids with:
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.
15. Other Administrative Matters
Joint Meeting Workshop with Local Planning Agency and Board of County Commissioners on June 6, 2013 re update to the Land Development Code.
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS
|a.||Commissioner Morroni||re one-year anniversary - cancer free!|
|b.||Commissioner Roche||re waiver of parking fees for 50th Anniversary of Ft. Desoto on May 11, 2013.|
|c.||Commissioner Justice||re Junior Achievement Day teaching experience at Sexton Elementary.|
|d.||Chairman Welch||re Tourist Development Council.
re National Tourism Week.
re Employee Appreciation Day.
|e.||Commissioner Seel||requested hard-copy of St. Peter/Clearwater 2013 Visitor Guide.
expressed appreciation to Junior Achievement Day teachers.
|f.||Commissioner Long||re Honor Flight Welcome at St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport for World War II veterans tonight at 9:00 P.M.|
If the meeting has not concluded by 12:30 p.m., a recess will be taken from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m., and the remainder of the meeting will continue at 1:00 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT – 1:54 P.M.
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.