Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
July 1, 2008 * 9:33 a.m.

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RESULTS KEY
Approved
approved
Denied
denied
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Withdrawn
withdrawn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

A. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

Any Person Wishing to Speak about a Public Hearing Item Shall Complete a Blue Card and Submit it to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room. 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.

1. Any Person Who Has Been Authorized to Represent an Organization with Five (5) or More Members or a Group of Five (5) or More Persons Shall Complete a Blue Card, Submit it to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room, and Should Limit Their Presentation to Ten (10) Minutes. It is Expected that Others in the Organization or Group Will Waive Their Time.

2. Any Other Person Who Wishes to Speak about a Public Hearing Item Shall Complete a Blue Card, Submit it to the Board Secretary at the Staff 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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved play video 1. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Scott F. Friedman and Debra M. Friedman for a Portion of a Drainage and Utility Easement on Lot 7, Feather Sound, Unit I Subdivision

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B. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Any Person Wishing to Speak at This Time, Excluding Non-Public Hearing Items on the Agenda or Issues Previously Acted on by the BCC, Must Have a Yellow Card Completed and Given to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room. The Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.
Dot Miller, unincorporated Seminole, re annexation regulations.
W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re Chapter 171 – Jobs (submitted document).
David Waddell, Clearwater, re Comprehensive Plan/Land Trust.
Richard N. Shott, Clearwater, re Land Use Addition 2007-2010.

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C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 2. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meetings of May 20, 2008 and June 3, 2008

approved 3. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Popular Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year (FY) Ended September 30, 2007

b. Municipalities 2008 Annual Capital Improvement Plans

c. City of Clearwater Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY Ended September 30, 2007

d. City of Dunedin Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the Single Audit Report for the FY Ending September 30, 2007

e. City of South Pasadena Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2007, together with Auditor's Letter Regarding South Pasadena Fire Department

f. Dock Fee Report for the Month of May 2008

approved 4. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 5. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinance No. 7967-08 Amending Beach by Design Held June 19, 2008 and Nos. 7968-08 through 7970-08 and Nos. 7973-08 through 7978-08 Amending the Annexation, Land Use Plan, and Zoning and Rezoning Atlas to be Held August 7, 2008; and a Notice of Intent to Consider a Development Agreement Regarding Resolution No. 08-06 to be Held July 17, 2008

b. City of Dunedin Resolution No. 08-15 Adopted June 5, 2008, Providing for the Designation of the Dunedin Causeway as a Significant Pinellas County Greenway

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Other Departments

See No. 18 6. Adoption of a Resolution Amending the State Housing Initiatives
Partnership Program’s (SHIP) Local Housing Assistance Plan (LHAP) for Years 2003-2006 (Community Development)

approved 7. Adoption of a Resolution Amending the SHIP LHAP for Years 2006-
2009 (Community Development)

See No. 18 8. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authority for Staff to Negotiate
with the Number One Ranked Firm for Advertising and Promotional
Services (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

See No. 18 9. Approval of FY 2008-2009 Annual WorkNet Pinellas, Inc. Budget
(County Administrator)

approved 10. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds for Expenses Related to the Hiring Process of a New County Administrator (County Administrator)

approved 11. Adoption of a Resolution Accepting the Donation of a 2008 Quickload Canoe Trailer from the Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve, Inc. (Environmental Management)

approved 12. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Write-Offs for Accounting Purposes Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval from October 1, 2007, through March 31, 2008 (Management and Budget)

approved 13. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2008 General Fund for: (Management and Budget)

a. Unanticipated Grant Funds to the Sheriff

b. Environmental Protection Agency Grant

approved 14. Approval of FY 2008 Budget Amendment Nos. 11 and 12 (Management
and Budget)

approved with revised Exhibit A 15. Approval to Declare Personal Property as Surplus and Authorize its Donation to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (Real Estate Management)

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Business and Technology Services Board (BTSB)

approved 16. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with BTSB for Oversight and Direction of the Business Technology Services Department

Unified Personnel System

approved 17. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Final Negotiated Contract with Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company for Group Term Life Insurance

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

18. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)

approved # 6 Discussed; approved.

denied # 8 Approval of ranking of firms denied.

Board approved request for formal vote by Tourist Development Council at its meeting of July 9, 2008 re ranking of firms; recommendation to be presented to the Board of County Commissioners at meeting of July 22, 2008.

approved # 9 Discussed; approved.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Other Departments

approved public hearing 8-5-08 and 8-19-08 play video 19. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Land Development Code Pertaining to Dumpsters, Recreational Vehicles, and Animated Signs (Building & Development Review Services)

approved play video 20. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A7110961090 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry (QTI) Tax Refund Program (Continued from the June 17, 2008, BCC Meeting) (Economic Development)

approved play video 21. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A8051656587 as a Qualified Applicant for the QTI Tax Refund Program (Economic Development)

approved play video 22. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A8050531312 as a Qualified Applicant for the QTI Tax Refund Program (Economic Development)

approved play video 23. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Funding Agreement with Directions for Mental Health, Inc. for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, Retroactive to May 1, 2008 (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 24. Adoption of a Resolution for Issuance of New Not-to-Exceed $42,500,000.00 Sewer Revenue Bond, Series 2008A Debt and Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $63,000,000.00 Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2008B and Approval of a Letter of Commitment with Bank of America (Management and Budget)

approved public hearing 8-19-08 play video 25. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Land Development Code to Implement Public School Concurrency (Planning)

approved play video 26. Adoption of a Joint Resolution with Pinellas Planning Council for Negotiation of One or More Interlocal Service Boundary Agreements (Planning)

approved play video 27. Approval to Declare a County-Owned Real Property Surplus, Grant Authorization to Conduct a Private Sale, Adopt a Resolution Establishing a Sale Price, and Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase with, and County Deed to, Norman W. Bond, for a Parcel of Land Located East of Snug Harbor Boulevard and South of Gandy Boulevard (Real Estate Management)

approved play video 28. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property with Brian E. and Celynda B. Redgrave for the Keystone Road Capital Improvement Project from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road (Real Estate Management)

approved play video 29. Approval of Authority to Convey Two County-Owned Parcels to the Florida Department of Transportation for Future Extension of Roosevelt Boulevard (Real Estate Management)

None play video 30. Other Administrative Matters

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved play video 31. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of
Matilda Masciullo v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-7443-CI-7 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

approved play video 32. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Prescription Service Agreement with Walgreens Health Initiatives, Inc.

None play video 33. Miscellaneous

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E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (EDA)

approved public hearing 8-5-08 play video 34. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) for TEFRA Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $5,300,000.00 Pinellas County EDA Industrial Bonds on Behalf of Neighborly Care Network, Inc.

approved play video 35. Approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Florida Gateway Development I, LLC for Sale of the Toytown Site

HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY (HFA)

approved play video 36. Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Interlocal Agreement with HFA
for Administration of the Community Housing Program

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F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

temporarily deferred 7-22-08 play video 37. Stormwater Management Governance Study

play video 38. Inclusionary Housing Update
Staff directed to bring back revised ordinance for consideration at meeting of July 22, 2008.

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G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved play video 39. Approval of Sixteen Reappointments and One Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors

approved play video 40. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas County Environmental Fund Advisory Board

play video 41. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Morroni Wished residents a happy and safe 4th of July weekend.
b. Commissioner Harris Cautioned citizens regarding email scams for making money by working at home; thanked Commissioner Stewart re work on Gulf Boulevard.
c. Commissioner Welch Presented updates regarding meeting with Miami-Dade Juvenile Services Department and Juvenile Welfare Board meeting of June 30 regarding 211; commented regarding opening of last part of Pinellas Trail on July 12.
d. Chairman Stewart Discussed upcoming Tourist Development Council (TDC) meeting on July 9; and commented on continuing education of TDC regarding value of baseball to Pinellas County.

play video 1:56 P.M. - ADJOURNMENT

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A WORK SESSION WILL BE HELD IN THE BCC CONFERENCE ROOM FOR CONTINUATION OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR CANDIDATE REVIEW PROCESS

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