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Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Regular Public Meeting

Regular Public Meeting June 24, 2014 2:04 P.M. Printable version

AGENDA

Public Participation

Persons wishing to speak during the Citizens to be Heard portion of the agenda, excluding Regular Agenda items and Public Hearing items, must complete a yellow card. Persons wishing to speak regarding a Regular Agenda item or a Public Hearing item must complete a blue card. Cards should be given to staff at the table located at the front of the Assembly Room. At the scheduled section of the meeting when the item is before the Board of County Commissioners (Board), the Chair will call each speaker, one by one, to the podium to be heard. Each speaker may speak up to three minutes. Persons who have been authorized to represent a group of five or more individuals, who are present, should limit their presentation to 10 minutes. Items may be taken out of order by the Chair.

Invocation by Pastor Joe Glymph from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Largo.

Pledge of Allegiance

I. PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

Mosquito Control Awareness Proclamation

II. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

JoAn Totty, Palm Harbor, re dog leash.
David Ballard Geddis, Jr., Palm Harbor, re constitution of resolve is usurpation.
Greg Pound, Largo, re truth.
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re middle school excellence.

III. CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under this item are considered to be routine and action will be taken by one motion without separate discussion of each item. If discussion is desired by a member of the Board, that item(s) will be moved from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

Approved
1. Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 20, 2014.

Approved
2. Report to be received for filing:

Division of Inspector General, Audit Services, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2014-17 dated May 28, 2014 – Follow-up Audit of the Examination of Justice and Consumer Services Internal Controls over Driver and Vehicle Express system (DAVE) information.

Approved
3. Vouchers and bills:

a. $21,498,893.11 from May 4 to May 10, 2014.

b. $10,025,579.45 from May 11 to May 17, 2014.

Approved
4. Miscellaneous items to be received for filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Corrected Meeting Dates for Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas amendments regarding proposed Ordinances Nos. 8558-14 through 8560-14 and 8564-14 through 8566-14, together with Notices of Intent to Consider a Development Agreement regarding proposed Resolutions Nos. 14-14 and 14-19; public hearings held June 4, 2014.

b. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 8541-14 and 8544-14 adopted April 3, 2014, annexing certain properties.

c. City of Oldsmar Ordinance No 2014-05 adopted May 20, 2014, annexing certain property.

d. City of Pinellas Park Notice of Public Hearing to be held June 26, 2014, regarding proposed Ordinance No. 3886 voluntarily annexing certain property.

e. Tierra Verde Community Association, Inc. Resolution No. 2014-03 adopted May 12, 2014, regarding the County providing extra manpower for the Tierra Verde Fire Station.

f. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District minutes of the meetings held December 12, 2013 and February 13, 2014.

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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

County Administrator

Approved
5. Approval of the WorkNet Pinellas, Inc. d/b/a CareerSource Pinellas Program Year 2014-2015 budget.

Approved
6. Receipt and file report of items delegated to the County Administrator for approval.

Environment and Infrastructure

Approved
7. Approval of a grant application for federal assistance with the Federal Aviation Administration for construction and construction phase services for taxiway rehabilitation Phase 1 at the Airport.

Approved
8. Approval of award of bids with:

a. Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC for taxiway rehabilitation Phase 1 at the Airport.

b. Seacoast, Inc. for Park Boulevard drawbridge rehabilitation.

c. QRC, Inc. for Forest Lakes Boulevard Underdrain Phase 1.

Other Departments

Approved
9. Ratification of third amendment as a time extension and a name change with Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. for pharmacy services (Health and Community Services).

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS

Business Technology Services

Approved
10. Approval of an award of bid with IBM Corporation and Dataskill, Inc. for maintenance and support of IBM Maximo and IBM Passport Advantage software licenses.

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IV. REGULAR AGENDA

None
11. Items for discussion from the Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Environment and Infrastructure

Approved
12. Approval of ranking and final agreement with Republic Parking System, Inc. for concession services and paid public parking management operations at the Airport.

Approved
13. Approval of final agreement with Atkins North America, Inc. for Airport improvement projects consultant services.

Approved
14. Adoption of an initial surface water rate resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 surface water service assessment.

Management and Budget

Approved
15. Adoption of a resolution reallocating reserves for future years in the FY 2014 Fire Districts Fund for the Seminole District budget.

Approved
16. Approval of FY 2014 Budget Amendment No. 8.

Other Departments

Approved
17. Adoption of a resolution supporting the creation of the Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing Skills Initiative, including an Industry Certification Training Center and a not to exceed $400,000 financial commitment (Planning and Development Services).

Approved
18. Approval of a lease agreement with Palm Harbor Community Services Agency for the White Chapel – Harbor Hall property (Real Estate Management).

None
19. Other administrative matters.

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COUNTY ATTORNEY

Approved
20. Recommendation to approve settlement in the Case of Karen Murphy v. Pinellas County, Hillsborough - Circuit Civil Case No. 13-CA-010091, Division H – Inverse Condemnation.

Approved
21. Miscellaneous:

a. Authority for the County Attorney to initiate litigation in the Case of Florida Association of Counties et al., Petitioner v. State of Florida, Department of Juvenile Justice – Respondent Case No. 14-2801RP – Rule Challenge.

b. Recommendation to reject proposal for settlement in the Case of Stephen W. Bloom, Jr. v. Pinellas County, Circuit Civil Case No. 13-011274-CI-21 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries.

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS

Emergency Medical Services Authority

Approved
22. Approval of the Advanced Life Support First Responder Agreement with the City of St. Petersburg.

Approved
23. Approval of an appointment to the Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Board.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

24. None.

COUNTY COMMISSION

25. Miscellaneous.

a. Commissioner Welch attended Fire Ops 101 training.
b. Commissioner Morroni attended Fire Ops 101 training.
c. Commissioner Latvala discussed Prescription Drug Task Force meeting.
d. Commissioner Long toured Tampa Bay Water.

reported that Commissioner Morroni was nominated and elected to serve on the Florida Association of Counties Board.

wished citizens a happy Fourth of July.
e. Commissioner Justice toured the Lealman Community with members of staff.
f. Commissioner Roche attended Fire Ops 101 training.

re waiving park fees on Fourth of July Approved
g. Chairman Seel expressed condolences to the Ciecieznski family on the passing of Pinellas County Public Information Specialist Len Ciecieznski.

re Pinellas Citizens University.

congratulated Commissioner Latvala on receiving the Marlene Young Award.

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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6:00 P.M.

V. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

The procedure used by the Board in conducting public hearings is to have a staff presentation followed by the applicant presenting the specific proposal. The Board 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 Board will decide on the matter. Please refer to the back of this agenda copy for more details on guidelines for time limitations and opportunities to speak.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Approved
26. Petition to vacate submitted by William and Connie Boller for a portion of a drainage and utility easement on Lot 3, Block 1, Crossings at the Narrows Subdivision (Quasi-Judicial Hearing).

Approved
27. Authorization of issuance of not to exceed $6,000,000 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2014, on behalf of Squared Martello, LLC and Hydro-Dyne Engineering, Inc.:

a. Proposed resolution authorizing Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) approval (Companion Item No. 27b.).

b. Proposed resolution of the Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority, d/b/a the Pinellas County Economic Development Authority (Economic Development Authority – Regular Agenda Item) (Companion Item No. 27a.).

Approved
28. Proposed resolution approving the Pinellas County Consortium’s FY 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan for federal funding.

Approved
29. Proposed ordinance amending the Pinellas County Code relating to Municipal Services Taxing Units for recreation services and facilities in the area comprising the East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

Approved Subject to Second Public Hearing to be Held on July 15, 2014
30. Proposed ordinance amending the Countywide Rules regarding the 60-day review period, legal advertising and public notice requirements (first public hearing).

ADJOURNMENT – 7:49 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 Board 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 Chair’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 Chair’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 Chair’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 the entire case in 20 minutes.

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