Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
September 16, 2008 * 2:57 p.m.

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

approved play video A. CONSENT AGENDA


1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 5, 2008 and Special Emergency Session of August 18, 2008

2. Pinellas County Property Appraiser’s Summary of the 2008-09 Budget by Appropriation Category

3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Manatee County 2008 Cycle II Plan Amendments (Proposed)

b. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Hearing Regarding the Nuclear Cost Recovery Clause Held September 11 and 12 and to be Held September 17 and 18, 2008 in Tallahassee

c. Tampa Electric Company Petition to the Florida Public Service Commission to Increase Base Rates (Docket No. 080317-EI) Filed August 11, 2008

d. Peoples Gas System Petition to the Florida Public Service Commission for Rate Increase (Docket No. 080318-GU) Filed August 11, 2008

e. City of Pinellas Park Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 3638 and 3639 to be Held September 25, 2008, Annexing Certain Property
f. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 18-2008 through 21-2008 Effective August 12, 2008, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

g. Correspondence from YWCA of Tampa Bay Regarding
Notification of Layoffs, Pursuant to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act



5. Approval of the Write-Off of Prior Bad Debts for Accounting Purposes

6. Approval of Addendum No. 3 to the Interlocal Agreement with the Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services

7. Approval of a Supplemental Lease Agreement with the United States of America for Office Space in the Terminal Building

Public Works

8. Approval of a Release of Funds Held as Completion Surety

9. Approval of an Award of Bid to AKCA Incorporated for Traffic Marking Materials and Installation Services

Other Departments

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

11. Approval of a Contract for Law Enforcement Services with the Sheriff for the Environmental Lands Unit (Environmental Management)

12. Approval of a Grant Agreement with Boley Centers, Inc. for Safe Haven Residential Treatment Facilities (Health and Human Services)

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

14. Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Budget Amendment No. 14 (Management and Budget)
15. Approval of a Cancellation of Contract with RBC Capital Markets Corporation for Financial Advisory Services (Management and Budget)

16. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment Surplus, Authorize its Sale, Disposal of Junked Material, and Removal of Lost and Stolen Items from the County Fixed Asset Inventory (Real Estate Management)

17. Approval of an Award of Bid to General Elevator Sales & Services, Inc. for Elevator Modernization (Real Estate Management)



18. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Aurigo Software Technologies, Inc. for Construction Management Software


19. Approval of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Lifefleet Southeast, Inc., d/b/a American Medical Response

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None 20. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and
Clerk of Circuit Court)



approved play video 21. Adoption of a Resolution Continuing the Passenger Facility Charge

Public Works

approved play video 22. Adoption of a Resolution Rescinding Resolution No. 04-209 Relating to
an Assessment for Improvements to 20th Avenue Southeast from Lake
Avenue to Starkey Road and Recording of a Notice of Pending Lien

Other Departments

approved public hearing 10-7-08 play video 23. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for Tax Equity
Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) for TEFRA Issuance of Not-to- Exceed $28,500,000.00 Hernando County, Florida Industrial Development Private Activity Bonds, Series 2008 on Behalf of Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc. (Economic Development)

approved play video 24. Adoption of a Resolution Designating Ashley Place as a Brownfield
Area (Economic Development)

approved play video 25. Approval of the Third Amendment to Agreement with Comprehensive
Health Management, Inc. for Health Care and Dental Services (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 26. Approval of Agreements with Four Vendors for Dental Services (Health
and Human Services)

approved play video 27. Approval of Agreements for State of Florida, Agency for Health Care
Administration (AHCA) Florida Low Income Pool (LIP) Program for Provision of Additional Funding for Indigent Health Care: (Health and Human Services)

a. Letter of Agreement with AHCA, Retroactive to July 1, 2008

b. Master Florida LIP Program Agreement with Local Hospitals

approved play video 28. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the State of Florida,
Department of Health for the Provision of Preventative and Primary Care Health Services (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 29. Approval of a Funding Agreement with 211 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. for
Support of Essential Community Services, Programs, and Activities (Health and Human Services)

approved 30. Approval of Recommendations of the Social Action Funding Board to
Local Social Service Agencies: (Health and Human Services)

play video a. Master Homeless Initiative Funding Agreement

play video b. Master Social Action Funding Agreement

approved play video 31. Approval of Recommendations for Funding State-Contracted Local
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agencies and a Master Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agreement (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 32. Approval of a Contract with Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A., for Medical
Examiner and Forensic Laboratory Services (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved play video 33. Approval of an Interlocal Funding Agreement with the City of Dunedin
for the Community Parkland Purchase of the Weaver Property and Adjacent Tract (Management and Budget)

approved play video 34. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Request to Include Annexed
Properties into Largo’s Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Community Redevelopment District (Planning)
Approved Sections 1 and 3; approved Section 2 contingent upon tomorrow’s outcome re lawsuit.

approved public hearing 10-7-08 play video 35. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Section 2-156 et seq. of the Pinellas County Code Relating to Purchasing (Purchasing/County Attorney)

approved play video 36. Approval of a Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with Make Us
An Offer Four, LLC for Tax Collector Office Space (Real Estate Management)

approved play video 37. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property with
American Government Services Corporation for the Wilde Property (Real Estate Management)

None play video 38. Other Administrative Matters


approved play video 39. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of
Alice Hankins v. Pinellas County BCC, Pinellas County, Florida – United States District Court Case No. 8:08-cv-00834-JDW-TGW – Allegation of Civil Rights Violation

approved public hearing 10-7-08 as amended play video 40. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending Sections 2-62 (a) and (b) of the Pinellas County Code Relating to Delegated Authority
With additional items as noted on draft ordinance.

approved play video 41. Adoption of a Resolution Appointing an Americans with Disabilities Act
Coordinator and Adopting Grievance Procedures

play video 42. Miscellaneous
approved Resolution finding challenging economic conditions as a justifiable cause for providing for extension of building permits that are about to expire.

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approved play video 43. Approval of Amendment No. 8 to the Agreement with CA, Inc. for
Licensed Product, Users, Upgrade and Support Software

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play video 44. Update re potential Cross Bar acquisition.

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approved play video 45. Approval of an Appointment to the Canvassing Board

approved play video 46. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Holdover Period for
Replacement of Board/Committee Appointees with Tenure Expiring Concurrent with the Term of an Appointing Commissioner

play video 47. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Welch Extended “healing vibe” to Tampa Bay Rays to get the job done.
approved public hearing 10-7-08
b. Commissioner Latvala
Upon presentation by Commissioner Latvala, the Board granted authorization to advertise a public hearing to be held on October 7, 2008 regarding a proposed resolution exempting the County from Florida Statute 316.2123 regarding operation of an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV).

Commented regarding heeding hurricane evacuation warnings.
c. Commissioner Harris Presented a water conservation tip and commented re Tampa Bay Rays.
d. Commissioner Morroni Requested residents to remember all those affected by Hurricane Ike.
e. Commissioner Seel Agreed with comments of Commissioners Morroni and Latvala re hurricane victims and evacuation warnings.
f. Commissioner Duncan Agreed with previous comments regarding hurricane evacuation warnings.
g. Chairman Stewart Commented regarding mandatory hurricane evacuation warnings and public safety issues.
h. Clerk Burke At the request of Chairman Stewart, presented a brief overview regarding the security of the County’s investments in light of recent economic developments.

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6:30 P.M.


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 Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard.


approved play video 48. Proposed Resolutions to Adopt Final Millages and Budgets for FY 2009
(Second Public Hearing)

approved play video 49. Adoption of a Resolution Setting User Fees for Services to be
Rendered by Non-Proprietary (Governmental) Departments for FY 2009 (Management and Budget)

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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.
Hamilton Hanson, St. Petersburg, re stadium.
Mark P. Klutho, re stupidity, waste.
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas families.

play video 7:05 P.M. ADJOURNMENT

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