Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
October 7, 2008 * 9:31 a.m.

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Withdrawn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

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved play video 1. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Regarding Purchasing

approved with change play video 2. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Regarding Delegated Authority

approved play video 3. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Pamela L. Williamson, f/k/a Pamela L. Brown, and Steven M. Williamson for a Portion of Utility Easement on Lot 9, Block L, Green Valley Estates Unit Two Subdivision

approved play video 4. Proposed Permanent Roadway Disconnection of Rosati Lane South from La Plaza Avenue South

approved play video 5. Proposed Ordinance Creating a Street Lighting District for: (Companion Item Nos. 6a-b)

a. Royal Palm Trailer Homes Subdivision

b. Country Square Subdivision

approved play video 6. Proposed Resolution Regarding a Non-Ad Valorem Special Assessment Street Lighting District for: (Companion Item Nos. 5a-b)

a. Royal Palm Trailer Homes Subdivision

b. Country Square Subdivision

approved play video 7. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 118-32(1)(a) of the Pinellas County Code Regarding the Tourist Development Plan

approved play video 8. Water and Navigation Applications:

a. Dredge and Fill Application DF1961-08 Submitted by Tom Brewer, Marina Place Condominiums, 2539 Gary Circle, St. Joseph's Sound, Dunedin

b. Dredge and Fill Application DF1969-08 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg for Tinney Creek and Adjacent Canals Lying between 1st Street Northeast and 4th Street North, and between 96th Avenue North and 98th Avenue North, Tinney Creek, St. Petersburg

approved play video 9. Proposed Resolution Authorizing the Exemption of Pinellas County from Florida Statute 316.2123 Regarding the Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles

approved with change play video 10. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Regarding Animal Services

approved play video 11. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution for TEFRA Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $4,500,000.00 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 on Behalf of Bovie Medical Corporation Project (Companion Item No. 48)

approved play video 12. Proposed TEFRA Resolution 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. (Companion Item No. 49)

denied play video 13. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Establishing an Inclusionary Housing Program (Second Public Hearing)


COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

approved play video 14. Master Development Plan (MDP) Review for Industrial/Mixed-Use Project (MDP 2008-1) – La Entrada
133 Acres MOL Located between 94th Avenue North and 102nd Avenue North and between 28th Street North and Interstate 275 in St. Petersburg

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

approved play video 15. Case CW 08-34 – City of Pinellas Park
0.4 Acre More of Less (MOL) Located Approximately 400 Feet Northeast of the Intersection of U.S. Highway 19 and Gateway Boulevard; Amendment from Preservation with Activity Center to Commercial General with Activity Center

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

16.

approved play video a. Case CW 08-29 – City of Pinellas Park
2.0 Acres MOL at 6801 Park Boulevard; Amendment from Residential Urban and Commercial General to Commercial General

approved play video b. Case CW 08-30 – City of Gulfport
1.8 Acres MOL Located North of 13th Avenue South between 61st Street South and 62nd Street South; Amendment from Residential Low to Institutional

approved play video c. Case CW 08-32 – City of Largo
4.0 Acres MOL Located at 13707 and 13805 – 58th Street North; Amendment from Industrial Limited, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature to Institutional, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature

approved play video d. Case CW 08-33 – City of Largo
4.6 Acres MOL Located at 14025 – 58th Street North; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Institutional

temporarily deferred 10/21/08 play video e. Case CW 08-31 – Pinellas County
23 Acres MOL Located East and West of 49th Street North and North and South of 162nd Avenue North; Amendment from Residential Low and Preservation to Residential Low, Residential Low Medium, and Preservation

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play video B. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Jerome Hendrickson, Gulfport, re SHIP funds, housing.
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.
Greg Pound, Largo, re family.

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approved play video C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

17. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meetings of August 26, 2008 and September 2, 2008

18. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Quarterly Donation Listing of $500 and Greater for the Period April 1 through June 30, 2008

b. City of Safety Harbor Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for
Fiscal Year (FY) Ended September 30, 2007

c. Dock Fee Report for the Month of August 2008

19. Vouchers and Bills Paid

20. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Department of Environmental Protection Notice of Intent to Sell Surplus State Land (St. Petersburg Parole and Probation Office, 2554 22nd Avenue South, St. Petersburg)

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan, Rezoning and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7945-08, 7946-08, 7973-08, 7974-08 and 7976-08 through 7978-08 and Notice of Amendment to the Clearwater Community Development Code Regarding Ordinance No. 7999-08; Public Hearings Held September 4 and October 2, 2008 and to be Held November 6, 2008

c. City of Largo Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2008-74 through 2008-77 Held September 16, 2008, Annexing Certain Property

d. City of Oldsmar Notice of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2008-22 and 2008-23 Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held October 7, 2008

e. Correspondence from the City of Seminole Regarding Ordinance No. 26-2008 Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearing to be Held October 28, 2008

f. City of Pinellas Park Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 3637 to be Held October 9, 2008, Annexing Certain Property

g. City of Largo Resolution No. 1975 Agreeing to Participate in the Negotiation Process Regarding Annexation Provided for Under the Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement Act

h. Entrada Community Development District’s FY 2009 Meeting Schedule

i. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular
Authority Meeting No. 10, Dated July 17, 2008

j. Southwest Florida Water Management District’s FY 2009 Board Meeting Calendar and a Map Depicting the District’s Boundaries as Required by Florida Statute Chapter 189.417

k. Tampa Bay Water Regular Board Meeting Calendar for the Year 2009

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

21. Approval of the Release of Funds Held as Maintenance Surety

22. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Joint Project Agreement with Peoples Gas System, a Division of Tampa Electric Company, for Utility Installation by Roadway Contractor for Park Street/Starkey Road Improvements from 84th Lane North to Bryan Dairy Road

Utilities

23. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Acceptance of the Agreement as Complete with:

a. Rowland Inc. for Central Palm Harbor Phase 3B Reclaimed Water Distribution System and Approval of a Release of Retainage

b. Inliner American, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Clean and Televise Annual Contract 2005

Other Departments

24. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Final Negotiated Contract with Miles Media Group, Inc. for a Technology Marketing Program (Convention and Visitors Bureau)

25. Approval of FY 2008 Budget Amendment No. 16 (Management and Budget)

26. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2009 Community Development Fund Budget (Management and Budget)

27. Approval of Acceptance of a Quitclaim Deed with the Florida Department of Transportation for the Lake Tarpon Water Quality Area Six Project (Real Estate Management/Environmental Management)

28. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment for: (Real Estate Management)

a. Cellular Telephone

b. Two Vehicles

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

None 29. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved play video 30. Approval of a Standard Ground Lease Agreement with Renewal Option with MIDA Group, LLC, Termination of Lease Agreement, and Notice of Lease Termination with U.S. Foodservice, Inc.

Public Works

approved play video 31. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of St. Petersburg for Countywide Intelligent Transportation Systems

approved play video 32. Approval of Amendment No. 5 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with URS Corporation Southern for Park Street/Starkey Road (County Road 1) from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road

Other Departments

public hearing 10/21/08 play video 33. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on an Ordinance Establishing Combustion Motor Exclusion Zones and Vessel Exclusion Zones for Fort DeSoto and Sand Key Parks (Culture, Education, and Leisure/Environmental Management)

approved play video 34. Approval of an Agreement with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. for Preventive, Primary Care, Wellness Services, and Pharmaceuticals to Uninsured and Underinsured Residents of Pinellas County (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 35. Approval of the Disbursement of Funds from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund for Selected Agencies (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved play video 36. Approval of Funding Recommendations of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board for Distribution of Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Funds for FY 2008-2009 (Justice and Consumer Services)

37. Other Administrative Matters

approved play video a. Approval of an Agreement with Birdsall, Voss & Associates, Inc. for Advertising and Promotions Service (Convention and Visitors Bureau)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved play video 38. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. The Bank of New York v. Siegfried Meyer, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-12282-CI-17 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Recorded Tax Lien

b. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. William Chandler, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-010988-CI-21 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Utilities Lien

c. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company v. Alan Steele, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-12758-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Utilities Lien

d. Robert Joseph Beckham vs. Pinellas County Utilities – U.S. Bankruptcy Court, South District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division - Case No. 08-501-FJO-7 – Settlement of a Bankruptcy Lawsuit

e. Frederick Nielsen v. Pinellas County, Office of Human Rights – United States District Court Case No. 8:08-cv-00711-EAK-TBM – Allegations of Discrimination

approved play video 39. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Pinellas County v. John Andersen, Jr. and Jessica Yocum – Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle

play video 40. Approval of Consent to Withhold Legal Services to the Pinellas County License Board for Children’s Centers and Family Day Care Homes
Attorney Bennett was directed to work with the parties to provide representation by outside counsel for an eight-month period.

approved play video 41. Adoption of Resolution Designating a Hearing Officer for the Pinellas County License Board for Children’s Centers and Family Day Care Homes

approved play video 42. Approval of an Amendment to Special Counsel Contract – Ford & Harrison, LLP

approved play video 43. Approval of Authority of the Interim County Administrator

approved play video 44. Approval of an Amendment to ICMA-RC §457 Deferred Compensation Plan

approved play video 45. Approval of a Settlement in Mark Anderson v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation Date of Accident: August 31, 2001

None play video 46. Miscellaneous

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E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

CPA

approved play video 47. Minor Plan Change (MPC) to Beach By Design Special Area Plan - City of Clearwater (CW 01-25) MPC No. 6-2008

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved play video 48. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Issuance of Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $4,500,000.00 on Behalf of Bovie Medical Corporation Project (Companion Item No. 11)

approved play video 49. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Hernando County for Issuance of Hernando County Industrial Development Private Activity Bonds, Series 2008 in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $28,500,000.00 on Behalf of Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc. (Companion Item No. 12)

HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY (HFA)

approved play video 50. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Issuance of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $10,500,000 for SP One, LTD

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F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

51. None

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G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved play video 52. Approval of a Reappointment to the Educational Facilities Authority

approved play video 53. Approval of a Reappointment to the Greater Seminole Area Special Recreation District

approved play video 54. Approval of an Appointment to the Youth Advisory Council

play video 55. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Duncan requested that the Board address the issue of feral cats at an upcoming work session; congratulated Commissioner Welch for receiving the State of Florida Housing Coalition’s annual Leadership Award.
b. Commissioner Seel extended condolences and encouragement to Commissioners Harris and Morroni and their families.
c. Commissioner Welch echoed Commissioner Seel’s comments and offered condolences to the family of Jackie Brown; credited the Board for its work to address the homelessness issue; commented on the opening of the downtown St. Petersburg extension of the Pinellas Trail.
d. Commissioner Latvala

wished Commissioner Morroni a speedy recovery; reported on possible acquisition of environmentally-sensitive land for a joint project with the City of Dunedin, and Mr. Marquis provided input. Mr. Marquis was directed to hold discussions and provide information for consideration by the Board.

expressed concern regarding drought conditions, and Director of Utilities Thomas T. Crandall discussed conservation outreach efforts through mailing inserts and the media.

e. Chairman Stewart commented on camaraderie among the commissioners; congratulated Commissioner Welch; and expressed support for the Tampa Bay Rays.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 2:53 P.M.

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