Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
November 4, 2008 * 9:30 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 1. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution for Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $26,000,000.00 Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Health Facilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 on Behalf of Menorah Manor Senior Living, LLC

approved 2. Water and Navigation Applications:

play video a. Private Dock Application P38971-08/Revised Submitted by Brian F. and Indra Cabral, 2850 Phillippe Parkway, Tampa Bay, Safety Harbor

play video b. Dredge and Fill Application DF1934-08/Revised Submitted by Robert H. Smith, Pirates Cove Marina, 2400 Bayshore Boulevard, St. Joseph's Sound, Dunedin

play video c. Commercial Dock Application CD38985-08/Revised Submitted by the City of Madeira Beach, 300 Municipal Drive, Boca Ciega Bay, Madeira Beach


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

approved play video 3. Special Area Plan (SAP) Change No. 3-2008 (Case CW 07-10) – City of St. Petersburg
7,773 Acres More or Less (MOL) Located Various Areas within the City Substantive Amendment to Vision 2020, which is a SAP in Support of the Planned Redevelopment – Residential, Mixed Use, and Commercial Countywide Plan Map Categories for a Portion of the City of St. Petersburg


approved play video 4. Case CW 08-39 – City of Clearwater
4.0 Acres MOL Located at 1551 Gulf Boulevard; Amendment from Residential Medium and Preservation to Recreation/Open Space and Preservation



approved play video a. Case CW 08-35 – Pinellas County
3.5 Acres MOL Located West of Anclote Road, Approximately 1,000 Feet South of Brady Road; Amendment from Residential Low to Industrial General

withdrawn play video b. Case CW 08-36 – City of Dunedin (To Be Withdrawn)
3.9 Acres MOL Consisting of a Series of Parcels Approximately 300 Feet North of Main Street at the Northern End of Carnation Drive (a Private Street); Amendment from Residential Medium to Commercial General

approved play video c. Case CW 08-37 – City of Tarpon Springs
16.6 Acres MOL Located at the Southeast Corner of the Intersection of South Pinellas Avenue and Meres Boulevard; Amendment from Residential/Office General and Institutional to Planned Redevelopment – Mixed Use

approved play video d. Case CW 08-38 – City of St. Petersburg
11.8 Acres MOL Located Extending North and East of the Intersection of Ulmerton Road and Evergreen Avenue; Amendment from Commercial General to Planned Redevelopment – Mixed Use

approved play video e. Case CW 08-40 – City of Clearwater
8.1 Acres MOL Located Northeast of the Intersection of South Myrtle Avenue and Woodlawn Street; Amendment from Residential Urban and Institutional to Residential Low Medium

temporarily deferred 12/16/08 play video f. Case CW 08-41 – Town of Kenneth City (To Be Continued to the
December 16, 2008, CPA Meeting)
1.5 Acres MOL Located Northwest of the Intersection of 62nd Street North and 54th Avenue North; Amendment from Residential/Office General to Commercial General

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Richard N. Shott, Clearwater, re Bayside Reserves, Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code.
Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Clearwater, re Commissioners.
Bob Matthews, Seminole, re Congratulations to Commissioners Duncan and Stewart.

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play video C. CONSENT AGENDA


approved 6. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 16, 2008

approved 7. Reports:

a. City of Largo Community Redevelopment Agency Resolution No. CRA-0803 Adopted September 23, 2008, Adopting an Annual Operating and Capital Improvements Budget for the West Bay Drive Community Redevelopment Agency for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009

b. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office 2008-2009 Budget Requisition and Budget Draw Down Schedule

c. Pinellas County License Board for Children’s Centers and Family Day Care Homes Resolution No. 08-02 Effective October 1, 2008, Relating to the Budget for FY 2008-2009

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Truth in Millage (TRIM) Package for FY 2008-2009, Along with the Summary of Activities Presented to the BCC, Dated January 3, 2008

e. Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue Operating and Capital Budget for FY 2008-2009 and Resolutions Nos. 2008-06, 2008-07, and 2008-09 Adopting the 2008/2009 Preliminary Budget, Amending the 2007-2008 Budget, and Adopting the 2008-2009 Budget and Adopting the Present Rate of Assessments and Establishing Pay Raises for Administrative Staff/Personnel, Adopted September 4, 2008 and September 18, 2008

f. Dock Fee Report for the Month of September 2008

g. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from July 1, 2008, through September 30, 2008

approved 8. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Plan, and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7945-08, 7946-08 and 8016-08 Held October 15, 2008, and to be Held November 18, 2008

b. City of Clearwater Ordinance No. 7950-08 Adopted September 18, 2008, Amending the Utility Element Goals, Objectives, and Policies of the Comprehensive Plan

c. City of Pinellas Park Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 3646 and 3647 Held October 23, 2008, Annexing Certain Property

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 11, Dated August 21, 2008, Financial Statement for the Month of July 2008, and Calendar of Regular Authority Meetings for FY 2008-2009

e. Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue Resolution No. 2008-08 Adopted September 18, 2008, Agreeing to Participate in the Negotiation Process Regarding Annexation Provided for Under Chapter 171, Part II, Florida Statutes, the Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement Act

f. Peoples Gas System Rate Case Synopsis Regarding its Petition to the Florida Public Service Commission for Rate Increase (Docket No. 080318-GU)

g. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of the Meeting Held June 12, 2008, and Calendar of Regular Authority Meetings for FY 2009


Public Works

approved 10. Approval of the Installation of:

a. Two Speed Humps on Kingfisher Drive Between Laughing Gull Lane and Osprey Lane

b. Two Speed Humps on Burnice Drive between Woodley Road and
Belcher Road

c. Three Speed Humps on 52nd Avenue North Between Main Street North and 37th Street North


approved 11. Approval of an Award of Bid to The Diaz/Fritz Group, Inc. for Bridgeway Acres Redevelopment Project – Phase IV Household Electronics and Chemical Collection Center Building (Rebid)

Other Departments

approved 12. Approval of Budget Amendments: (Management and Budget)

a. No. 15 for FY 2008

b. No. 2 for FY 2009

See Item 16 13. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase with George A. Shimp II
and Heidi R. Shimp for Future Facility-Based Recreation in Wall Springs Park (Real Estate Management/Culture, Education, and Leisure)



approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the 2008 Countywide Plan Map Update


approved 15. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the 2008-2009 EMS Application and Grant for the State EMS Trust Fund

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16. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
approved Item No. 13 pulled from Consent Agenda for discussion and separate vote.


Public Works

approved play video 17. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Clearwater for Intersection Improvements to Court Street

Other Departments

approved play video 18. Approval of an Amendment to Tourism Promotion Agreement with the
approved Tampa Bay Super Bowl XLIII Host Committee, Inc. and Approval of a Tourism Promotion Agreement with Andretti Green Racing, Inc. and Andretti Green Promotions, LLC for Super Bowl XLIII Promotions (Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Amendment to Tourism Promotion Agreement and Approval of Tourism Promotion Agreement voted on separately.

approved play video 19. Adoption of the 2009 Legislative Program (County Administrator)

approved play video 20. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A2060442618 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (Economic Development)

approved play video 21. Approval of a Grant Funding Agreement with Jabil Circuit, Inc. for Expansion of Production, Research and Development, and Headquarter Facilities (Economic Development)

approved play video 22. Approval of an Agreement with Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc. for the Pinellas Hope Project (Health and Human Services)


a. Other Administrative Matters
approved play video Approval of recommendation that the BCC reduce the Pinellas Suncoast Fire District EMS funding re fire protection in the unincorporated Oakhurst area.


approved play video 24. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Pinellas County v. Paul A. Mills - Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle

None play video 25. Miscellaneous

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approved play video 26. Approval of Authority to Advertise Two Public Hearings Amending the Adopted Countywide Plan Rules Regarding Development Agreements

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27. Report on Most Recent Water Restrictions
approved play video Director of Utilities Thomas T. Crandall provided an update regarding the Phase 3 water restrictions that went into effect on October 28, 2008.

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approved play video 28. Approval of Reappointments to the Tourist Development Council for the Cities of:

a. Clearwater

b. St. Petersburg

play video 29. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Welch extended his thanks to Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Duncan, and Mr. Marquis for their hard work and expressed his respect for each of them.
b. Commissioner Latvala noted that it has been a pleasure to work with Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Duncan, and Mr. Marquis.
c. Commissioner Morroni expressed his high regard for Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Duncan, and Mr. Marquis; thanked his Administrative Assistant, Barbara Banks, for her hard work and noted her upcoming retirement.
d. Commissioner Seel offered her thanks to Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Duncan, and Mr. Marquis.
e. James L. Bennett,
County Attorney related his thanks to Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Duncan, and Mr. Marquis.
e. Claretha N. Harris, Chief Deputy Clerk extended her thanks to Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Duncan, and Mr. Marquis; and stated that it has been a pleasure and honor to work with them.
f. Chairman Stewart offered his thanks to Commissioner Duncan and Mr. Marquis; thanked his Administrative Assistant, Wanda Kimsey, for her hard work and noted her upcoming retirement.
g. Commissioner Duncan extended his thanks to Chairman Stewart, Mr. Marquis, and members of the Board; provided information re voting and efficient government.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 11:42 A.M.

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