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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
2:02 p.m. December 10, 2013

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INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

Public Technology Institute Award

CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

David Ballard Geddis Jr., Palm Harbor, re reclaimed water mandate/water tax
Allen B. Carr, Palm Harbor, re Bee Pond, Parcel “F”
Cam Boothe, Palm Harbor, re Parcel “F”
Edward A. Sambriski, Palm Harbor, Innisbrook Parcel “F” and Bee Pond (speaking for group of six)
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Tribute to Nelson Mandela
Greg Pound, Largo, re families

CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

See item No. 17
1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meetings Held October 22 and November 5, 2013

approved
2. Reports to be Received for Filing:

a. Division of Inspector General, Audit Services, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2013-34 Dated November 7, 2013 – Audit of Pinellas County BCC Cellular Phone Stipend Program

b. Dock Fee Report for the Month of October 2013

approved
3. Vouchers and Bills:

a. $55,753,427.82 from September 29 to October 5, 2013

b. $12,348,415.86 from October 6 to October 12, 2013

c. $14,808,550.37 from October 13 to October 19, 2013

d. $16,103,765.34 from October 20 to October 26, 2013

approved
4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Proposed Ordinances Nos. 8410-13 and 8411-13, 8485-13 through 8496-13, and 8499-13 through 8507-13, Amending the Annexation, Land Use Plan, and Zoning Atlas Held November 7 and December 5, 2013; and Nos. 8497-14 and 8523-14 Amending Beach by Design and the Community Development Code, Respectively, to be Held January 16, 2014

b. City of Clearwater Notices of Intent to Consider a Development Agreement (Two); Public Hearings Held November 7, 2013

c. City of Largo Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Proposed Ordinances No. 2014-06 and Nos. 2014-08 through 2014-10 to be Held December 17, 2013, Annexing Certain Property

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Environment and Infrastructure

approved
5. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authority for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Multi-User Flight Information and Display System and Voice Paging System for St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

approved
6. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Joint Project Agreement with Peoples Gas System, a Division of Tampa Electric Company, for Utility Installation by Roadway Contractor for Park Street/Starkey Road Improvements from 84th Lane North to Flame Vine Avenue

Real Estate Management

approved
7. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment Surplus and Authorize the Sale of:

a. Audio Recorder to the City of Treasure Island

b. South Cross Water Reclamation Facility Equipment through Public Auction

c. Fire Engine through Public Auction

approved
8. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authority for Staff to Negotiate for Professional Design Build Services for the Belleair Causeway Bait House

approved
9. Approval of Ranking of Consultant and Authority for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Design Services for the Courts Consolidation Project

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Safety and Emergency Services

approved
10. Approval of Renewal of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for Advanced Life Support (ALS) First Responders, ALS Helicopter Ambulances, All Children’s Hospital and the Emergency Medical Services Authority, d/b/a Sunstar

approved
11. Approval of an Award of Bid with Nice Systems, Inc. for Emergency Communications Equipment – Digital Voice Recording Solution

Other Departments

See Item No. 17
12. Receipt and File of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

See Item No. 17
13. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 General Fund for Justice and Consumer Services, within the Department of Safety and Emergency Services (Management and Budget)

approved
14. Receipt and File of Quarterly Report of Claim Settlements from July 1 through September 30, 2013 (Risk Management/County Attorney)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved
15. Notice of New Lawsuit and Defense of the Same by the County Attorney in the Case of Michele T. Jones, as Parent and Natural Guardian for Neil T. Valk, a Minor v. Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 13-009972-CI-15 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injury

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS AND COUNCILS

Countywide Planning Authority

approved
16. Adoption of a Resolution Directing the Filing of the 2013 Annual Update of the Countywide Plan Map

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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 minutes. Groups of five or more individuals should complete Blue Cards and limit their presentation to ten minutes.

Item No. 1 approved AS AMENDED, and Items Nos. 12 and 13 approved
17. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Environment and Infrastructure

approved
18 Approval of the Final Agreement with Biltmore Construction Company, Inc. for Professional Construction Management Services Terminal Renovations, Phase II for St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

approved
19. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Agreement with URS Corporation Southern for the Airport Terminal Building Schematic Analysis Design Development and Project Implementation for St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

approved
20. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Co-Permittees for the Implementation and Operation of a Surface Water Quality and Biological Monitoring Program

Pulled from Agenda
21. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Final Contract with Entrix, Inc. d/b/a Cardno Entrix, Vanasse Hangren Brustlin, Inc. and Water and Air Research, Inc. for Environmental Planting, Monitoring and Maintenance Services

approved
22. Approval of Final Agreements with Stearns, Conrad and Schmidt, Consulting Engineers, Inc. d/b/a SCS Engineers and CDM Smith, Inc. for Professional Engineering Consulting Services for Solid Waste Landfill and Other Related Ancillary Facilities and Related Activities

approved
23. Approval of Amendment No. 6 to the Resource Recovery Facility Service Agreement with GCS Energy Recovery of Pinellas, Inc. for the Waste-to-Energy Facility Operator Re-Procurement Services

Real Estate Management

approved
24. Approval to Declare a Portion of County-Owned Property Surplus and Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Conveyance to the:

a. City of Seminole

b. City of Pinellas Park

approved
25. Approval of the Final Negotiated Contract with Varsity Contractors, Inc. d/b/a Varsity Facility Services for Countywide Janitorial Services for Real Estate Management and Environment and Infrastructure Departments

approved
26. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Harvard Jolly, Inc. for the Public Safety Facilities and Centralized Communications Center

approved
27. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Automated Building Control System, Inc. for the Energy Reduction Project and Direct Digital Controls Upgrade at 315 Court Street

approved
28. Approval of the First Amendment for Final Lump Sum Price and Second Amendment for a Name Change to the Agreement with PRBC, Inc. f/k/a Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc. for the Justice Center Parking Garage

approved
29. Approval of a Purchase Authorization for FY 2014 Heavy and Light Duty Vehicles to Various Vendors

Other Departments

approved
30. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Funding Agreement with Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services for Additional Funding for Mental Health Care, Retroactive to October 1, 2013 (Health and Community Services)

approved
31. Approval of the Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement Final Draft (Planning and Development Services)

approvedPublic Hearing to be held January 28, 2014
32. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for Proposed Amendments to the Animal Services Ordinance (Safety and Emergency Services)

33. Other Administrative Matters

approved
a. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for Unanticipated Carry-Forward of Grants to the Justice Coordination Program in the Department of Safety and Emergency Services

approved
b. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Countywide Planning Authority Public Hearing Regular Amendment – Case CW 13-2 – City of Safety Harbor, with a Recommended Order in the Administrative Hearing Case of the Richman Group of Florida, Inc. vs. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners, Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) Case No. 13-2004GM

c. Approval of Amendments to the 2014 State Legislative Program
1.  Domestic Partnership Registry – denied
2.  Medicaid Increase for Dental Care - approved AS AMENDED
3.  Infrastructure Sales Tax (Penny for Pinellas) -
denied

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved
34. Notice of Filing Counter Claim in the Case of Karen H. Murphy v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 13-CA-010091, Division C – Breach of Contract

None
35. Miscellaneous

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AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS

Countywide Planning Authority

approved - Public Hearing to be held January 14 and  January 28, 2014
36. Approval of Authority to Set Public Hearing Dates to Consider Proposed Amendments to the Countywide Rules Regarding Preservation of Industrial Lands

Housing Finance Authority (HFA)

approved
37. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Issuance of HFA Multi-County, Multi-Year, Single Family Housing Revenue Bonds in the Aggregate Amount Not-to-Exceed $250,000,000

approved
38. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Intent of the HFA to Proceed with the Financing of a Multi-Family Residential Rental Housing Project through Issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds, in a Principal Amount Not-to-Exceed $8,000,000

Human Resources

approved
39. Approval of an Agreement with United Healthcare Insurance Company for the Medicare Advantage Group Agreement for Pinellas County Retirees Medical Benefits (Human Resources)

Sheriff’s Office

approved
40. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Relating to False Alarms

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

41. None

COUNTY COMMISSION

approved
42. Approval of 2014 Chair-Elect’s Committee/Board Appointments

approved
43. Approval of 2014 Individual Commissioner Appointments

approved
44. Approval of 2014 Appointments by the BCC as-a-Whole

45. Miscellaneous

The members wished everyone a happy and blessed holiday.

  a. Commissioner Roche re presentation of keys to recipient of Habitat for Humanity home.

re attendance at District Theater Conference, Pinellas County Center for the Arts, Gibbs High School.
  b. Commissioner Justice re Tampa Bay Lightening twitter contest won by Assistant, Ralph Reed, and donated to Lealman Family Pantry.
  c. Commissioner Long re volunteering with grandchildren at St. Vincent DePaul.
  d. Commissioner Morroni re Stormwater Fee re leadership of Chairman Welch in 2013.
  e. Commissioner Seel re leadership of Chairman Welch in 2013.
  f. Chairman Welch re Citizens Guide

re Gold Star Mother’s request for monument commemorating the loss of service men and women in Pinellas County.

re Martin Luther King day of service on January 20, 2014.

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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6:03 P.M.

PRESENTATION

Youth Advisory Council

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 minutes. The Chairman will call each speaker, one by one, to the podium to be heard. Groups of five 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 10 minutes.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved As Amended
46. 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) (Deferred from the October 8, 2013 BCC Meeting)

approved
47. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 58-236 of the Pinellas County Code Relating to Enforcement of the Stormwater Regulations

approved As Amended
48. Proposed Ordinance Levying a One Percent Charter County and Regional Transportation System Surtax Subject to Referendum Approval

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

Q Z/LU/CU-7-3-13
Proposed Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 3.25 Acres Located 160 Feet South of Bay Street and Being on the East and West Side of Bayshore Drive (Address Being: 343 Bayshore Drive, Ozona); Page 91 and 93 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 10 and 11, Township 28, Range 15, from R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential to CR, Commercial Recreation and Approval of a Development Agreement Limiting the Use of the Site (e.g. for Parking, Storage of Automobiles, Boats and Transient Units not to Exceed 45 Feet in Height, etc.); Upon Application of Speckled Trout Marina, LLC through Katherine E. Cole, Esquire and Hill Ward Henderson, Representative; a Proposed Resolution Granting a Conditional Use to Allow a Commercial Marina on Approximately 3.25 Acres Located 160 Feet South of Bay Street and Being on the East and West Side of Bayshore Drive (Address Being: 343 Bayshore Drive, Ozona), Page 91 and 93 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 10 and 11, Township 28, Range 15; Upon Application of Speckled Trout Marina, LLC through Katherine E. Cole, Esquire and Hill Ward Henderson, Representative, and a Proposed Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida by Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 3.25 Acres Located 160 Feet South of Bay Street and Being on the East and West Side of Bayshore Drive (Street Address being: 343 Bayshore Drive, Ozona), Located in Section 10 and 11, Township 28, Range 15, from Residential Low to Commercial Recreation, 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

Second Public Hearing to be held January 14, 2014
50. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 138-1332 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code Regarding Alcoholic Beverages (First Public Hearing)

approved
51. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 134 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code Adopting the Annual Concurrency Test Statement

ADJOURNMENT– 12:36 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 20 minutes

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