Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
June 17, 2008 * 3:04 p.m.

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RESULTS KEY
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Denied
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Temporarily Deferred
temporarily deferred
Public Hearing
public hearing
Withdrawn
withdrawn

play video INVOCATION
play video PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America
play video PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

Sheriff Coats presented update on status of Sheriff’s budget.
Frank Murphy, President, Catholic Charities, discussed request for Pinellas Hope funding.
Representative Darryl Rouson spoke in support of the Sheriff’s programs.

play video A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of May 6, 2008

approved 2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Quarterly Donation Listing of $500 and Greater for the Period January 1 through March 31, 2008

b. Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, Audited Financial Statements and Supplementary Schedules (Together with Independent Auditors’ Report) for the Fiscal Year (FY) Ended December 31, 2007

c. City of Largo Ability to Serve Report Regarding 130th Avenue and Starkey Road Area Annexation

d. City of Tarpon Springs Ability to Serve Report for the St. Petersburg College Olympia Building and Surrounding Property Annexation Dated May 14, 2008 and Revised Ability to Serve Report for the St. Petersburg College Olympia Building and Surrounding Property Voluntary Annexation Dated May 20, 2008; Public Hearing to be Held July 1, 2008

e. City of Tarpon Springs Pinellas County Fire Services Agreement, Dated September 30, 2007

approved 3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Pinellas County Public Works Public Hearing Notice Regarding Improvements to Bryan Dairy Road from East of Starkey Road to 72nd Street North Held June 12, 2008

b. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2008-08 Adopted May 19,
2008, Annexing Certain Property

c. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 7 Dated April 17, 2008, and Financial Statement for the Month of March 2008

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval of Release of Funds Held as Completion Surety

temporarily deferred 6. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Top Eight Ranked Firms for Advanced Traffic Management System/Intelligent Transportation Systems Traffic Engineering Consulting Services
See Item No. 15.

approved 7. Approval of a Sole Source Purchase with Sensys Networks for Wireless In-Pavement Vehicle Detectors

approved 8. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Johnson Bros. – Misener Marine, A Joint Venture for Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge Replacements

Utilities

approved 9. Approval of an Award of Bid to General Chemical Performance Products LLC for Aluminum Sulfate

approved 10. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Solid Waste Landfill and Other Related Ancillary Facilities

approved 11. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with DCR Engineering Services, Inc. for Motorola Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Remote Terminal Unit Equipment

Other Departments

approved 12. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

approved 13. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2008 General Fund for the Tampa Bay Estuary Program Grant for the Department of Culture Education and Leisure (Management and Budget)

approved 14. Approval of a Termination of a Portion of a Utility Easement by General Release for Property Located at 122nd Avenue North and Seminole Boulevard (Real Estate Management)

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

15. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
Item No. 6 temporarily deferred at the request of the County Administrator.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Other Departments

approved play video 16. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing Regarding the FY 2008-2009 Pinellas County Consortium’s Action Plan for Federal Funding (Community Development)

approved play video 17. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing Regarding Amendments to Ordinance No. 93-30 for State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (Community Development)

approved play video 18. Approval of 2008-2009 Special Event Marketing Recommendations from the Tourist Development Council for Grants (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

approved play video 19. Approval of the Recommendation of the Independent Cultural Tourism Grant Panel for Award of FY 2009 Grants to Seventeen Arts and Cultural Organizations (Culture, Education, and Leisure)

temporarily deferred play video 20. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A7110961090 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (Economic Development)

approved play video 21. Adoption of a Resolution Establishing a $1,275,000.00 Financial Commitment to Project A7110961090 (Economic Development)

approved play video 22. Adoption of a Resolution Amending the Pinellas County Sponsorship Policy (Management and Budget)

public hearing 7/1/08 play video 23. Other Administrative Matters

a. Announcement of a Public Hearing Regarding the Designation of a Brownfield Area in the City of Largo

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved play video 24. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Robert Ferguson v. Pinellas County, Political Subdivision - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-006361-CI-015 – Allegations of Personal Injuries

b. Gibbs-Trevena, Inc. v. CAM Industries, LLC, Onyx Waste Services Southeast, Inc., Bank of America, N.A., and Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-000048CI-13 – Allegations of Non-Payment Involving a Claim Against a Public Work Bond

approved play video 25. Approval of an Amendment to the Nationwide Deferred Compensation Plan / §457 Plan Amendment and Restatement

approved play video 26. Approval of an Amended Tolling Agreement with L. Robert Kimball and Associates, Inc.

None play video 27. Miscellaneous

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C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

approved play video 28. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Issuance of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $12,500,000.00 for Brooker Creek Apartments, LTD
Mr. Marquis noted a scrivener’s error in the agenda; project name is Booker Creek Apartments, Ltd.

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D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

play video 29. Assistant County Administrator Elithia V. Stanfield presented an update on the appraisal process re sale of Cross Bar and AL-BAR Ranch properties.

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E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved play video 30. Approval of an Appointment to the East Lake Community Library Advisory Board

play video 31. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Duncan reported on the TBARTA board members’ tour of regional transit facilities in Charlotte, Dallas, and Denver.
b. Commissioner Seel acknowledged donation by the Free Family Foundation to the Brooker Creek Preserve.
c. Commissioner Morroni

requested direction from the Board re updating RV codes to reflect current industry standards; staff directed to prepare updated ordinance.

reported on Area Agency for Aging initiative re Silver Alert for missing Alzheimer’s patients.

provided update on first meeting of task force re Bayway toll issue.

d. Commissioner Harris offered a water conservation tip re sprinkler system use; assured citizens of Pinellas County Utilities’ water quality and cautioned against needless water testing by private companies.
e. Commissioner Stewart provided update on Tourist Development Council’s consideration of request by Tampa Bay Rays re continuation of fourth cent tax for debt reduction; TDC work session to be held on July 8, with action expected at its July 9 meeting. Following discussion, Board reached consensus to deal with the issue at the August 5 BCC meeting.

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6:30 P.M.

F. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

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approved a. Case CW 08-23 – City of Clearwater
19 Acres More or Less (MOL) Located at 1500, 1510, 1520, 1530, 1540, 1550, 1560, 1570, 1580, 1590, 1600, 1610, and 1620 McMullen Booth Road; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Commercial General

temporarily deferred 7/22/08 b. Case CW 08-24 – City of Clearwater (Continued to the July 22,
2008, CPA Meeting)
4.5 Acres MOL Located at 3280 and 3290 McMullen Booth Road; Amendment from Residential Suburban to Residential Low and Institutional

approved c. Case CW 08-25 – City of St. Petersburg
0.2 Acre MOL Located at 2301 – 3rd Avenue South; Amendment from Planned Redevelopment-Mixed Use to Planned Redevelopment-Residential

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved play video 33. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Brian L. and Adriana L. Anderson for a Portion of Private Drainage and Public Utility, Upland Preservation Area and Conservation Easement in Lot 14, Coachman Hill Preserve Subdivision

approved play video 34. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Air Quality Ordinance

approved play video 35. Proposed Resolution Amending the 2007-2010 Pinellas County Affordable Housing Land Inventory List

approved play video 36. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan Regarding Increased Hotel Densities

approved play video 37. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Zoning Code to Allow for Higher Hotel Densities/Intensities

approved play video 38. Proposed Ordinance Amending Part II of the Future Land Use Map Category Descriptions and Rules of the Future Land Use and Quality Communities Element of the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan

approved play video 39. Proposed Ordinance Amending Recreation, Open Space and Culture Element, the Natural Resource Conservation and Management Element, the Intergovernmental Coordination Element, the Transportation Element, and the Capital Improvements Element of the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan

40. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

temporarily deferred 7/22/08 play video a. Q Z/LU-3-8-07 (Continued to the July 22, 2008, BCC Meeting)
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Several Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 23 Acres Located on the East and West Side of 49th Street Primarily Lying North of 162nd Avenue North, Page 709 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 33, Township 29, Range 16, from R-3 and R-2, Single Family Residential AL, Aquatic Lands, A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential and RPD-5, Residential Planned Development, 5 Units Per Acre to RPD-5, Residential Planned Development, 5 Units Per Acre, AL, Aquatic Lands and RPD-10, Residential Planned Development, 10 Units Per Acre with a Development Agreement Having a Building Height of Five-Stories for the Proposed Building and a Request for a 50 Percent Affordable Housing Density Bonus, upon Application of Bayside Reserves, Inc. and Pinellas County Community Development, through Pinellas County Community Development, in Care of Anthony Jones, Director and Roxanne Amoroso, Banc of America Community Development Corp., Representatives, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida by Changing the Land Use Designation of Several Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 23 Acres Located on the East and West Side of 49th Street Primarily Lying North of 162nd Avenue North Located in Section 33, Township 29, Range 16, from Residential Low and Preservation to Residential Low, Preservation, Residential Low Medium with a Development Agreement Having a Building Height of Five-Stories for the Proposed Building and a Request for a 50 Percent Affordable Housing Density Bonus, 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

approved play video b. Q CU-1-5-08
Application of Gulfside Enterprises, Inc., in Care of Ruth Cabella, for a Conditional Use Request to Allow Research and Development and Manufacturing Use (Class A) in a C-2 Commercial Zoning District on a 1.67 Acre Parcel of Land Located at the Northwest Corner of 137th Street and Oakhurst Road, Seminole (Street Address: 9021 Oakhurst Road, Units A-E)

approved play video c. Q Z/LU-4-7-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Three Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 3.1 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of North Pinellas Avenue and Anclote Road, Tarpon Springs, Page 23 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 12, Township 27, Range 15 from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support and a Development Agreement for a Boat Storage Facility Up to 50 Feet in Height, upon Application of Charles and Elizabeth Palmer through Merlin Seamon, Seabass Marine Corp., Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida by Changing the Land Use Designation of Three Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 3.1 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of North Pinellas Avenue and Anclote Road, Tarpon Springs, Located in Section 12, Township 27, Range 15, from Commercial General and Residential Urban to Commercial General and a Development Agreement for a Boat Storage Facility Up to 50 Feet in Height, 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


play video G. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Greg Pound, Largo, re families.
Richard Bergeron, Palm Harbor, re fence on Robin Trail – submitted documentation.
Stephen LeFleur, Palm Harbor, re fence on Robin Trail – staff provided input.
Julie Pappas, St. Petersburg, re Upham Beach erosion control.
John P. Pappas, St. Petersburg, re Upham Beach erosion control.
Jessica Emery, St. Petersburg, re Upham Beach.
Moses Garcia, New Port Richey, re Criminal Court – staff to follow up.
Jake Respondek, St. Petersburg, re Upham Beach T-Groins.
Mark Klutho, Largo, re stupidity – submitted photographs.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 7:53 P.M.

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