Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Regular Public Meeting
|Public Meeting||November 10, 2015||9:32 A.M.||Printable version|
* MADD Proclamation posted 11/9/15 2:55 PM
** Veterans Day Proclamation moved to item two posted 11/9/15 2:55 PM
INVOCATION by Rabbi Daniel Treiser from the Temple B'Nai Israel in Clearwater
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
Rosa Garcia, Procurement Analyst Coordinator with the Purchasing Department
Michael Dowling, Senior Veterans Services Officer with Veterans Services
Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Petersburg
Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Care Center
COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY
5. Case No. CW 15 13 City of St. Petersburg
Countywide Plan Map amendment from Residential Medium to Multimodal Corridor, regarding 0.1 acre more or less, located at 416 35th Avenue North, St. Petersburg (subthreshold amendment).
6. Case No. CW 15 16 Pinellas County
Countywide Plan Map amendment from Residential Very Low to Public/Semi Public and Preservation, regarding 5.0 acres more or less, located on the south side of Keystone Road, 1,960 feet east of East Lake Road, in the unincorporated East Lake Tarpon area (regular amendment).
7. Case No. CW 15 17 City of Dunedin
Countywide Plan Map amendment from Residential Low Medium to Resort, regarding 2.4 acres more or less, located at 2641 Michael Place, Dunedin (regular amendment).
8. Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act resolution for issuance by the Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority (d/b/a the Pinellas County Economic Development Authority) of its Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2015, in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $4,500,000 on behalf of Volunteers of America of Florida, Inc.
9. Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act resolution for issuance by the Pinellas County Educational Facilities Authority of its Revenue and Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2015, in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $50,000,000 on behalf of Eckerd College.
12. Fourth Amendment to the Intown Redevelopment Plan Interlocal Agreement with the City of St. Petersburg for the commitment of Tax Increment Revenues in the Intown Community Redevelopment Area (regular agenda item) (companion to items 13 and 14).
13. Ordinance amending the Pinellas County Code related to the City of St. Petersburg Redevelopment Trust Fund for the Intown Redevelopment Plan and reducing the County contribution to the tax increment for the Intown Community Redevelopment Area (companion to items 12 and 14).
18. Resolution amending Resolution No. 15 79, the Fiscal Year 2016 Adopted Schedule of User Fees for Non Proprietary Departments and Enterprise Departments, and the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas, by adding to the Animal Services Department's fees (regular agenda item) (companion to item 17).
CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
21. Public Comment.
James McLynas, Indian Shores, re public records and the sheriff
David Ballard Geddis, Jr., Palm Harbor, re reclaimed water availability fee claims church as a
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re thank you - Veterans Day 2015
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas families
Meeting went into Recess at 1:53 PM
Meeting Reconvened at 2:34 PM
Items 22 through 35, with the exception of item 30, which was addressed under the Regular Agenda.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER
Reports received for filing:
24. Division of Inspector General, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2015 31 dated October 8, 2015 Follow Up Audit of Human Services' Community Help & Electronic Data Application System (CHEDAS).
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR DEPARTMENTS
Engineering and Technical Support
Management and Budget
29. Resolution appropriating earmarked receipts for a particular purpose in the Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Projects Fund budget for unanticipated revenue transferred from the Tourist Development Council Fund for beach nourishment.
35. Notice of new lawsuit and defense of the same by the County Attorney in the case of Danielle Frewer v. Pinellas County, Florida allegations of interference with the Family and Medical Leave Act and retaliation resulting in lost wages.
ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR DEPARTMENTS
Convention and Visitors Bureau
40. Facility Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. for the installation of fiber optic cable along the South Belcher Road Intelligent Transportation System Project from Druid Road to Park Boulevard.
41. Interagency Agreement with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, Inc., Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, Inc., Special Olympics Florida, Inc., and Metropolitan Systems, Inc. for the installation and maintenance of public seating services/bus benches.
Real Estate Management
45. Resolution declaring a parcel of County owned land surplus, establishing a base bid, and authorizing the Economic Development Authority to seek business opportunities for the sale and development of the property through a Request for Negotiations process.
48. County Administrator miscellaneous.
49. County Attorney miscellaneous.
AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS
Emergency Medical Services
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS
|Commissioner Justice||Welcomed Courtney Vandenberg to his office and noted her many years of legislative
Related that he attended the World Travel Market with the Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Related that the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation passed a local bill this morning that will begin steps for an Independent Special Fire District in Tierra Verde.
|Commissioner Long||Announced that she appointed Economic Development Director Mike Meidel as her alternate for
the AMSkills Governing Board.
Expressed concern regarding Creative Pinellas and requested that the matter be discussed at an upcoming work session. Commissioner Seel provided input, and discussion ensued.
|Commissioner Eggers||Noted that a new fire rescue boat was christened in Dunedin and thanked Assistant County
Administrator John Bennett for his work on a water safety plan.
Announced that Allegiant Airline Chief Executive Officer Maurice Gallagher and his employees received the Tony Jannus Award this week, noting that Samantha Parker was the essay contest
Thanked veterans for their service and announced Veterans Day ceremonies to be held at Curlew Hills and in downtown Safety Harbor.
|Commissioner Welch||Discussed bills moving through the legislature regarding the expunging of criminal records for
youth who meet certain criteria, and the open carrying of weapons. Following discussion,
Chairman Morroni requested that the matters be placed on the November 17 work session
|Chairman Morroni|| Discussed a Medical Tourism meeting he attended in Orlando.
Wished veterans a happy Veterans Day and thanked them for their service.
ADJOURNMENT - 3:30 PM