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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
2:05 p.m. August 20, 2013

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

Federal Aviation Administration Airport Safety Mark of Distinction Award

CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County Schools education excellence
Sheila Skinner, St. Petersburg, re ESG help for temporarily disabled
Greg Pound, Largo, re families in Pinellas
JoAn Totty, Palm Harbor, re BCC

CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

Approved
1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held July 23, 2013

Approved
2. Reports to be Received for Filing – City of South Pasadena Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2012, together with (1) the Auditor's Letter Highlighting Revenue and Expenditures of the South Pasadena Fire Department and (2) the Fire District Ad Valorem 2012 Budgetary Comparison Schedule

Approved
3. Vouchers and Bills – None

Approved
4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinance No. 8409-13 Adopted August 1, 2013, Annexing Certain Property

b. City of Oldsmar Proposed Ordinance No. 2013-13 Annexing Real Property; Public Hearing Held August 6, 2013

c. City of Pinellas Park Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Proposed Ordinances Nos. 3850 through 3852 Held August 8, 2013, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2013-15 Adopted July 15, 2013, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Department of Environment and Infrastructure

Approved
5. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

a. Traffic Control Devices, Inc. for South Fiber Loop Advanced Traffic Management System/Intelligent Transportation System Installation Phase I on U.S. Alternate 19

b. PCL Construction, Inc. for Aeration Blower Upgrade at South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility

Real Estate Management

Approved
6. Approval of Award of Bids to:

a. Air Mechanical and Service Corporation for Installation of Air Handling Units at the Detention Center

b. Chinchor Electric, Inc. for Installation of Emergency Generators at Emergency Medical Services (Rebid)

See Item No. 10
7. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authority to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Design Build Services for the Pinellas County Health Facility

Other Departments

See Item No. 10
8. Receipt and File of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

Approved
9. Approval of a Grant Funding Agreement with Boley Centers, Inc. for Maintenance of Housing Projects Providing Assistance to the Mentally Ill and Chronically Homeless (Health and Community Services)

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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 a group of five (5) or more individuals should complete Blue Cards, submit to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

Item No. 7: Denied No. 1 Ranked Firm; Approved No. 2 Ranked Firm
Item No. 8:
Approved
10. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Health and Community Services

Approved
11. Approval of the Disbursement of Funds from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund to Selected Agencies

Approved
12. Approval of the Recommendation of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board for Distribution of Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

Approved
13. Approval of the Interlocal Agreement with the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County for Funding of a Senior Research Assistant Position (Companion Agenda Item No. 14)

Approved
14. Approval of a Conditional Funding Agreement with the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County for Acceptance of Settlement Funds to Satisfy the County Obligation Under the Interlocal Agreement (Companion Agenda Item No. 13)

Management and Budget

Approved
15. Adoption of a Resolution Setting User Fees for Services to be Rendered by Non-Proprietary Departments and Enterprise Divisions for FY 2014

Approved
16. Approval of FY 2013 Budget Amendment Nos. 7, 8 and 9

Other Departments

Approved
17. Approval of a Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Agreement with the Tax Collector for Services Relating to the Surface Water Management Program for Property in the Unincorporated Areas of Pinellas County (Environment and Infrastructure)

Approved
18. Approval to Declare a Portion of County-Owned Land Surplus, Adoption of a Resolution to Conduct a Private Sale, and Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase and County Deed with J. Michael and Dawn M. Jenkins for Property on 40th Street North, St. Petersburg (Real Estate Management)

Approved
19. Adoption of a Resolution Approving B1092159153 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (Strategic Planning and Initiatives)

20. Other Administrative Matters

  1. Discussed $600,000.00 Navigator grant from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services.
  2. Recommended that FY14 general wage increase for Unified Personnel Service employees be raised from 2.8 percent to 3.0 percent.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
21. Amended Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate a Lawsuit in the Case of Pinellas County v. Environmental Research & Design, Inc. and Tampa Contracting Services, Inc. - Recovery of Damages

Approved
22. Approval of Settlement By and Between All Defendants in the Case of Bright House Networks, LLC v. Pinellas County, et al. - Circuit Civil Case No. 10-5384-CI-7

None
23. Miscellaneous

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Business Technology Services

Approved
24. Approval of the First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with the Constitutional Officers of Pinellas County for the Ability to Terminate Participation and Withdraw from the Business Technology Services Board (Withdrawn from the July 9, 2013 BCC Meeting)

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Control Board

Approved
25. Approval of an Appointment to the EMS Medical Control Board

Tax Collector

Approved
26. Adoption of a Resolution to Postpone Applying for Tax Deeds on 2011 County-Held Tax Certificates for Properties Assessed by the Property Appraiser on the Most Recent Assessment Roll at Values Less than $5,000, Pursuant to § 197.502(3), Florida Statutes (2012)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

Approved
27. Discussion and Recommendations on Social Action Funding

COUNTY COMMISSION

Approved
28. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors

29. Miscellaneous

  a. Commissioner Latvala re RESTORE Consortium meeting at Sheraton Sand Key
  b. Commissioner Justice toured Pinellas County Health Department and Mobile Medical Unit.
  c. Commissioner Welch noted the passing of Mark Marquardt.

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.


6:03 P.M.

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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 a group of five (5) or more individuals shall complete Blue Cards, submit 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
30. Proposed Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Transfer Receipts in the FY 2013 Sewer Interest and Sinking Fund for Debt Service Payment and Required Reserves; and Approval of FY 2013 Budget Amendment No. 6 (Regular Agenda Item)

Approved
31. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 70 of the Pinellas County Code Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Gender Identity

Approved as Amended
32. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Capon Corporation for a Portion of a Right of Way on Lot 1 in the Tampa and Tarpon Springs Land Company (Legislative Hearing) (Deferred from the August 8, 2013 BCC Meeting)

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

Approved
a. Q Z/LU-17-7-13
Proposed Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 3.3 Acres Located at the Southeast Corner of Nebraska Avenue And Riviere Road (Street Address: 1150 Riviere Road, Palm Harbor), Page 584 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being In Section 06, Township 28, Range 16 from R-R, Rural Residential to IL, Institutional Limited, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida By Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 3.3 Acres Located at the Southeast Corner of Nebraska Avenue and Riviere Road (Street Address: 1150 Riviere Road, Palm Harbor), Located In Section 06, Township 28, Range 16, from Residential Low to Institutional, Providing for Other Modifications that May Arise from Review of this Ordinance at the Public Hearing and/or With Other Responsible Parties; and Providing an Effective Date; upon Application of Pinellas County through Pinellas County Strategic Planning & Initiatives, Representative

Denied
b. Q CU-3-1-13
Proposed Resolution for a Conditional Use Permit to Allow an Outdoor Solid Waste Facility for Vegetative Debris Only for Three Parcels Containing Approximately 5.06 Acres Located at the Western Terminus of Whitney Road on the West Side of U.S. Highway 19 North (Street Address: 16604 U.S. Highway 19 North, Clearwater), Page 704 and 705 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being In Section 31, Township 29, Range 16; upon Application of Berati # 2, LLC through Todd Pressman, Representative

Approved with revised conditions
c. Q Z/LU-18-7-13
Proposed Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 0.34 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of U.S. Alternate 19 and Magnolia Avenue, Palm Harbor, Page 69 of the Zoning Atlas, as being in Section 35, Township 27, Range 15, from R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential (0.14 acre) and P-1, General Professional Office to P-1, General Professional Office and a Request for a Setback Variance to Allow a 15 Foot Front Setback and a Side Setback of 5 Feet, Where 25 Foot, and 15 Foot, Setbacks are Required Respectively in a P-1 Zoning District and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 0.34 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of U.S. Alternate 19 and Magnolia Avenue, Palm Harbor, Located in Section 35, Township 27, Range 15; from Residential/Office General and Residential Urban (0.14 acre) to Residential/Office General, Providing for Other Modifications that May Arise from Review of this Ordinance at the Public Hearing and/or with Other Responsible Parties; and Providing an Effective Date; upon Application of David S. Schulenberg through Housh Ghovaee, Representative

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ADJOURNMENT – 11:24 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 applicant should present his or her entire case in twenty (20) minutes

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