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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:32 a.m. November 5, 2013

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

Florida Industrial Pretreatment Association John Parnell Pretreatment Program Award

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 AMENDMENTS

Approved
1. a. Case CW 13-12 – Pinellas County
0.1 Acre More or Less (MOL), Located on the Northwest Corner of U.S. Alternate 19 and Magnolia Avenue; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office General

Approved
b. Case CW 13-14 – City of Safety Harbor
7.6 Acres MOL, Located East of Harborside Christian Church, 2200 Marshall Street;
Amendment from Residential Low to Recreation/Open Space

REGULAR AMENDMENT

Approved
2. Case CW 13-13 – Pinellas County
  3. 3 Acres MOL, Located on the Southeast Corner of Nebraska Avenue and Riviere Road; Amendment from Residential Low to Institutional

CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re middle school education excellence.
David Ballard Geddis Jr., Palm Harbor, re reclaimed water variance claims religion.
Greg Pound, Largo, re truth.

CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

Approved
3. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held October 8, 2013

Approved
4. Reports to be Received for Filing:

a. Division of Inspector General, Audit Services, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2013-30 Dated October 17, 2013 – Follow-Up Audit of Pinellas County Economic Development Authority Industrial Revenue Bonds

b. Juvenile Welfare Board Fiscal Year (FY) 2013/2014 Budget at a Glance, Along with the Monthly Financial and Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2013

c. Dock Fee Report for the Month of September 2013

Approved
5. Vouchers and Bills – None

Approved
6. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Intent to Consider Development Agreements (Two) Held October 16, 2013 and Proposed Ordinance No. 8498-13 Amending the Community Development Code to be Held December 5, 2013

b. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of the Meetings Held December 13, 2012, February 14, 2013 and April 11, 2013

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Environment and Infrastructure

Approved
7. Approval of Award of Bids to:

a. Kamminga and Roodvoets, Inc. for Union Street Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Improvement Project from Betty Lane to Patricia Avenue

b. Suncoast Development of Pinellas County, Inc. and QRC, Inc. for FY 2014 – 2016 Countywide Americans with Disabilities Act Sidewalk, Drainage and Roadway Improvements

Real Estate Management

Approved
8. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authority for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Countywide Janitorial Services for Real Estate Management and Environment and Infrastructure Departments (Real Estate Management)

Approved
9. Approval to Declare Escheat Properties as Surplus, Authorize Conveyance to the City of St. Petersburg and Execute Deeds for Properties Located at: (Real Estate Management)

a. Sutton, W.D., Lot 10, Block F, Fullers Garden HMS

b. Ridgeway No. 2, Lot 16 and West Twenty-five Feet of Vacated Street

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.

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Departments

Approved
11. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authority for Staff to Negotiate an Agreement with the Number One Ranked Firm for a Property Assessment Clean Energy (PACE) Program (County Administrator)

Approved
12. Approval of a Time Extension and Increase in Funds with Premier Magnesia, LLC for Magnesium Hydroxide Suspension (Environment and Infrastructure)

13. Other Administrative Matters

Announcement of Public Hearing re FY2014 unanticipated funds to be on November 19, 2013 agenda.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
14. Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Pinellas County v. Verizon Florida LLC – Indemnification Matter

None
15. Miscellaneous

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

Approved
16. Consultant Competitive Negotiation Act Evaluation Process Recommendations

COUNTY COMMISSION

Approved
17. Approval of Appointments and Reappointments to the Economic Development Council

18. Miscellaneous

  a. Commissioner Long discussed acceptable Rules of Decorum at BCC meetings.
  b. Commissioner Justice attended luncheon at Lealman Family Center to raise money for youth summer programs.
  c. Commissioner Latvala received approval from the Board to run for Chairman of the Gulf Coast Consortium.
  d. Commissioner Roche discussed two options for additional protections re the Cross Bar/Al Bar Ranch property.
  e. Vice-Chairman Seel reminded everyone to vote.

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 – 11:32 A.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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