Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
September 2, 2008 * 3:01 p.m.

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play video INVOCATION
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approved play video A. CONSENT AGENDA


1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 22, 2008

2. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-06 Dated July 31, 2008 – Audit of Parking Revenue

b. Report of Expenses Incurred Under Incentives, Awards, and Recruitment Ordinance for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2008

c. Pinellas County, Florida Bonded Debt Report for the Fiscal Year (FY) Ended September 30, 2007

d. Tax Collector’s Proposed Budget for the Period of October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009 Pursuant to Section 195.087, Florida Statutes

e. Affidavits of Publication of Legal Notices Published in the Gulf Coast Business Review Regarding Notice of Forfeiture of Unclaimed Money Pursuant to Section 116.21, Florida Statutes

f. Juvenile Welfare Board Interim Financial Report (Unaudited) Dated June 30, 2008

g. Southwest Florida Water Management District Standard Format Tentative Budget Submission for FY 2008-2009

h. Dock Fee Report for the Month of July 2008

i. Pinellas County School District Tentative Five-Year Facilities Work Program for 2008/08 through 2012/13

3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 7917-08 and 7924-08 Amending the Comprehensive Plan Pertaining to Coastal Management and Tourism, Respectively, and Nos. 7925-08 and 7967-08 Amending Beach by Design, Adopted July 17, 2008, together with Motions to Amend on Second Reading Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7925-08 and 7967-08 Dated July 17, 2008; and Notices of Public Hearings to be Held August 21, 2008 and September 21, 2008 Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7985-08 through 7990-08, No. 7993-08, and No. 7997-08, Amending the Annexation, Land Use Plan, Zoning Atlas, Comprehensive Plan, and the Clearwater Community Development Code

b. City of Pinellas Park Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 3636 Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held August 28, 2008

c. Manatee County Ordinances - 2008 Cycle I Plan Amendments Adopted July 29, 2008

d. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meetings Held October 11, 2007, December 6, 2007, February 7, 2008, April 10, 2008, and May 8, 2008


Public Works

5. Approval to Accept a Plat for Recording

6. Approval of Release of Funds Held as Maintenance Surety

7. Approval of Release of Funds Held as Completion Surety to:

a. Legacy Design Group

b. CCI Property Development, LLC

8. Approval of an Award of Bid to Highway Safety Devices, Inc. for Belcher Road Advanced Traffic Management System, Stage 1

9. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of the Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Eveland Brothers, Inc. for Pinellas County Old Courthouse Window Replacement and Roof Truss Strengthening

Other Departments

10. Approval of a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Cleanup Planning, Remediation and Community Involvement Activities in the Dansville Area (Economic Development/Community Development)

11. Adoption of a Resolution Accepting the Donation of a Vizio 42 Inch Television from the Friends of Weedon Island for the Weedon Island Education Center (Environmental Management)

12. Approval of Addendum No. 1 to the Contract with the City of Belleair Beach and the Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services (Justice and Consumer Services)

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

14. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment (Real Estate Management/Fleet Management)



15. Approval of the Receipt and File of the Quarterly Progress Report for the Pinellas County Community Housing Trust Fund


16. Approval of Acceptance of Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll for LSWCDD and Certification to the Tax Collector


17. Approval of the First Amendment to Agreement with Election Systems & Software, Inc. for Florida Certified Voting System

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None 18. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)


Public Works

approved play video 19. Approval of a Local Agency Program Supplemental Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for 54th Avenue North at 28th Street North

approved play video 20. Approval of Amendment No. 5 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Ayres Associates Inc. for Keystone Road (County Road 582) from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road


approved play video 21. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement with Rowland, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Repair, Rehabilitation, and Extensions

Other Departments

approved play video 22. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase with Stella McCrea, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Gus McCrea, for Real Property Located in the Greater Ridgecrest/Gooden Crossing Infrastructure Improvement Area (Community Development/Real Estate Management)

approved play video 23. Approval of the First Renewal of the Contract with Tourism Marketing Partnership for International Marketing Representation in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Scandinavia (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

approved public hearing 10/7/08 play video 24. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for Tax Equity PH Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) for TEFRA Issuance of Not-to- 10/7/08 Exceed $4,500,000.00 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority
Industrial Development Revenue Bonds on Behalf of Bovie Medical Corporation (Economic Development) (Companion Item No. 35)

approved play video 25. Adoption of a Resolution Requesting Inclusion of the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Projects on the Florida Beach Management Program for FY 2009/10 Long-Range Budget Plan by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems (Environmental Management)

approved play video 26. Approval of Change Order No. 2 to the Contract with Anderson-McQueen Company, d/b/a Alife Tribute Funeral Care, for Indigent Burial Cremation Services (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 27. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase with Richard M. Leadbetter for Real Property Located at 405 Dogwood Trace for the Keystone Road Capital Improvement Project from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road (Real Estate Management/Public Works)

approved play video 28. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase with Ronald and Susan C. Kempter for Real Property Located at 1331 Normandy Circle North for the Bee Branch Drainage Capital Improvement Project (Real Estate Management/Public Works)

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approved play video 30. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of Brian Pitts, and as Circuit 6 Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) Member and Chairman and Pinellas County Juvenile Justice Council Member, et al v. Calvin Harris as Circuit 6 JJB Member and Chairman, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-11078-CI-019 – Declaratory Judgment

approved play video 31. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Early Extension of Tax Roll

approved play video 32. Adoption of a Resolution to Postpone Making Application for Deeds on County-Held Tax Certificates for Properties Assessed by the Property Appraiser at Values Less Than $5,000, Pursuant to §197.502(3), Florida Statutes 2006 Tax Certificates

33. Miscellaneous – Attorney Bennett announced the promotion of Dennis R. Long to Chief Assistant County Attorney.

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approved play video 34. Approval of the Sixth Amendment to Lease Agreement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc. for Space at the Young – Rainey STAR Center

approved play video 35. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Initial Approval for Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $4,500,000.00 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds for Bovie Medical Corporation (Companion Item No. 24)

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play video 37. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Welch commented on the certification of the election and the optical scan equipment, and thanked Chairman Stewart and Commissioner Harris for their service on the Canvassing Board.
b. Commissioner Harris provided a water conservation tip.
c. Commissioner Duncan commented on hurricane season and reminded citizens to be vigilant, heed warnings issued, and have a plan.

d. Commissioner Stewart


extended his congratulations to the Supervisor of Elections on a job well done.

Requested the Board consider filling the vacancy in the Greater Seminole Area Special Recreation District; Commissioner Latvala moved, seconded by Commissioner Duncan and carried, that Doug Anderson be appointed. (Vote 6-0)

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6:30 P.M.


approved play video 38. Proposed Resolutions to Adopt Tentative Millages and Budgets for FY 2009 (First Public Hearing)

approved public hearing 9/16/08 play video 39. Approval of Authority to Advertise the Second Public Hearing for Final
Millages and Budgets for FY 2009 (Management and Budget)

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Randy Heine, Pinellas Park, re affordable housing

play video ADJOURNMENT - 7:44 P.M.

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