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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:30 a.m. October 8, 2013

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

National Diversity Presentation and Proclamation

Pro Bono Week Proclamation

Suncoast Health Council Presentation

North American Vehicle Rescue Association Worldwide Extraction Event Presentation

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. Groups of five (5) or more individuals shall complete Blue Cards, submit to staff and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

Consideration of the Following Proposals to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:

SUBTHRESHOLD PLAN MAP AMENDMENTS


1.

Approved
a. Case CW 13-7 – Pinellas County
0.9 Acre More or Less (MOL), Located on the East Side of 66th Street North, 120 Feet North of 51st Terrace North; Amendment from Residential/Office General to Commercial General

Approved
b. Case CW 13-8 – Pinellas County
0.2 Acre MOL, Located at 1201 Sheridan Road; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office General

REGULAR PLAN MAP AMENDMENTS

2.

Approved
a. Case CW 13-9 – City of Clearwater
3.6 Acres MOL, Located at 150 South McMullen-Booth Road; Amendment from Residential/Office Limited to Institutional

Approved
b. Case CW 13-10 – City of Clearwater
23.8 Acres MOL, Located at 2200 and 2251 Montclair Road; Amendment from Residential Urban, Preservation, Water, and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Residential Medium, Preservation, Water, and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay

Approved
c. Case CW 13-11 – City of Oldsmar
9.9 Acres MOL, Located at the Northwest Corner of Forest Road and Pine Avenue North; Amendment from Residential Low and Preservation to Residential Low Medium and Preservation

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

Approved
3. Petition to Vacate Submitted by David A. Blanck, Roy and Jennie Worden, and Michael Carpenter for a Portion of a Platted 15-foot Alley Adjacent to Lot 10, Replat of Mohawk Park Subdivision (Legislative Hearing)

Deferred to 12/10/20143 BCC Meeting
4. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Kalmia Condominium #5 for a Portion of Right-of-Way for Ottawa Road and Skyview Avenue, Gates Knoll Subdivision (Legislative Hearing)

Approved
5. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Christos and Desiree Kyriazis for a Portion of a Utility Easement on Lot 9, Block D, Yacht Club Estates Unit 3 (Quasi-Judicial Hearing)

Approved
6. Petition to Vacate Submitted by John and MaryAnn Ricci for a Portion of a Utility Easement on Lot 90, Seminole Woodlands Third Addition Subdivision (Quasi-Judicial Hearing)

Approved
7. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Speckled Trout Marina, LLC and Speckled Trout Holdings, Inc. to Vacate the Entire Plat of Banana Terrace Subdivision, and Conveyance of a General Utility Easement (Quasi-Judicial Hearing)

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CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

David Ballard Geddis, Jr., Palm Harbor, re George Washington’s “Doing of Things.”
Nick Fritsch, Clearwater, re Greenlight Pinellas.
Ted Legakis, Pinellas Park, re Reliable Septic (showed video).
Greg Pound, Largo, re Justice (provided document).

CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

Approved
8. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meetings Held August 20, 2013 and September 5, 2013

Approved
9. Reports to be Received for Filing:

a. Division of Inspector General, Audit Services, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2013-26 Dated September 10, 2013 – Follow-Up Audit of the 2000-2010 Penny for Pinellas Sales Tax Distribution and Expenditures

b. Dock Fee Report for the Month of August 2013

Approved
10. Vouchers and Bills:

a. $11,896,274.68 from August 18 to August 24, 2013

b. $21,945,459.14 from August 25 to August 31, 2013

c. $15,339,333.79 from September 1 to September 7, 2013

Approved
11. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinance No. 8409-13 Adopted August 14, 2013, Annexing Certain Property

b. City of Clearwater Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Proposed Ordinance Nos. 8424-13 through 8429-13 to be Heard September 19, 2013, Amending the Annexation, Land Use Plan, and Zoning Atlas; and Nos. 8478-13 and 8481-13 to be Heard October 16, 2013 and November 7, 2013, Respectively, Amending the Community Development Code

c. Southwest Florida Water Management District Fiscal Year 2014 Schedules of Meetings and a Map Depicting the District’s Boundaries

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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Environment and Infrastructure

Approved
12. Approval of an Award of Bid for South Fiber Loop Installation Stage Two of Advanced Traffic Management System/Intelligent Transportation System Devices on U.S. 19 to Alternate U.S. 19

See Item No. 20
13. Approval of the First Amendment to the Contract with Ferguson Enterprises d/b/a Ferguson Waterworks for Water and Sewer Materials and Accessories – Strategic Partnership

Approved
14. Approval of Grant Agreements with the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection for Shore Protection Projects at:

a. Treasure Island

b. Long Key Segment (Upham Beach and Pass-a-Grille Beach)

Other Departments

Approved
15. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authority for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Next Generation 9-1-1 IP Networking Services for the Public Safety Complex (Public Safety Services)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
16. Notice of New Lawsuit and Defense of the Same by the County Attorney in the Case of Theresa Kanaszka and Charles Kanaszka v. Kloote Contracting, Inc. and Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners, et al. - Circuit Civil Case No. 13-008486-CI-11— Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Countywide Planning Authority

Approved
17. Receipt and File of a Minor Plan Change to the Beach by Design Special Area Plan; Case CW 01-25

Approved
18. Approval of the 2013 Annual Countywide Plan Map Adjustments

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority

See Item No. 20
19. Approval of a Grant Application to the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Adoption of a Resolution Certifying that Monies Received from the EMS Trust Fund Shall be Used Solely to Improve and Expand Pre-hospital Emergency Medical 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. Groups of five (5) or more individuals shall complete Blue Cards, submit to staff and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

Items Nos. 13 and 19 APPROVED
20. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Strategic Planning and Initiatives

Approved
21. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Blight Study for the Southside St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) and Development of an Interlocal Agreement to Define the Framework for a CRA (Strategic Planning and Initiatives)

Approved
22. Adoption of a Resolution Approving B3041830424 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program

Other Departments

Approved
23. Approval of a Reappointment to the Personnel Board (County Administrator)

Approved
24. Approval of a Contract with the State of Florida, Department of Health for Operation of the Pinellas County Health Department, Contract Year 2013-1014 Retroactive to October 1, 2013 (Health and Community Services)

Approved
25. Other Administrative Matters
– Staff presentation to mitigate impacts of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 re floodplain management.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
26. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation on Behalf of Joseph Dippre in the Claim of Joseph Dippre v. Cypress Run Property Owners’ Association – HUD Case #04-13-0194-8; PC Case #13-005 – Allegations of Housing Discrimination

None
27. Miscellaneous

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

29. Consultant Competitive Negotiation Act Evaluation Process Proposed Revision

COUNTY COMMISSION

Approved
30. Approval of Appointments and Reappointments to the Youth Advisory Council

31. Miscellaneous

  a. Administrator LaSala discussed matching funds for substance abuse and mental health.
  b. Commissioner Roche

provided handout re Clean Canvas Initiative for review and consideration at a future Board meeting.

discussed visit with Afghanistan delegation and need for updated Pinellas County information booklet.

discussed the public hearing process and the future of the Cross Bar and AL Bar Ranch.

  c. Commissioner Latvala noted the passing of Bev Sloan.
  d. Commissioner Justice announced Police Athletic League breakfast at Hilton Carillon, Wednesday, October 16, 2013.


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 – 1:31 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 their entire case in twenty (20) minutes.

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