Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
December 2, 2008 * 9:32 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Withdrawn
withdrawn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.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved play video 1. Proposed Amendments to the Countywide Plan Rules Regarding Development Agreements (First Public Hearing)

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved play video 2. Private Dock Application P39406-08, Submitted by Mike Gross, 1723 Sanctuary Place, Sutherland Bayou, Crystal Beach

SCHEDULED – BCC PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved play video 3. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution for TEFRA Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $3,250,000.00 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 on Behalf of the R’Club Child Care, Inc. Project (Companion Item No. 28) – Mr. LaSala noted the revised issuance amount of $3,300,000.00.

approved play video 4. Proposed Amendment to an Existing Development Agreement, Associated with Z/LU Case No. 3-8-07, Entered into by and between Bayside Apartment Homes, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company ("Bayside Apartment"), Bayside Reserves, Inc., a Florida Corporation ("Bayside Reserves"), and Pinellas County, Florida, Pertaining to Several Parcels of Land Comprising Approximately 23 Acres Located on the East and West Side of 49th Street, Lying Primarily North of 162nd Avenue North (33/29/16/70380/100/0300, 0400, 0500, 2000, 1200), and Including a Building Height Not-to-Exceed 55 Feet for the Proposed Apartment Buildings, with a Maximum Unit Count of 156 Residential Units, Inclusive of a 50 Percent Affordable Housing Density Bonus, on the Western Parcel, and with a Maximum Height of 45 Feet for the Proposed 37 Residential Units on the Eastern Parcel, for a Total Net Project Density of 9.69 Units per Acre, to Supersede the Development Agreement Recorded at Official Records Book 16338, Page 1055, in the Public Records of Pinellas County, Florida

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play video B. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Bert Valery, Indian Rocks Beach, re Freedom Trail, “Please Save This Trail.”
Barbara Sheen Todd, St. Petersburg, re Freedom Trail.
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County Schools.
Mark P. Klutho, Largo re Stupidity, Waste.

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play video C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 5. Approval of Minutes – None

approved 6. Reports:

a. Capital Improvement Program, Six-Year Work Plan, Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 through FY 2014, Pinellas County, Florida

b. Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court Annual Budget for FY 2008-2009

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-08 Dated October 30, 2008 – Audit of Telecommunication PBX/Phone Processes

d. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-09 Dated October 30, 2008 – Audit of Personnel Department Authorized but Unfilled Positions

e. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-10 Dated November 6, 2008 – Audit of IT-Disaster Planning

f. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-11 Dated November 6, 2008 – Audit of Information Technology ACF2 Mainframe Security Software

g. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-12 Dated November 6, 2008 – Audit of Facility Management Maintenance and Service Contract Administration

h. Dock Fee Report for the Month of October 2008

approved 7. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 8. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Order No. PSC-08-0625-PCO-EI Suspending Tariffs for Progress Energy Florida Inc. and Ordering that the Docket Remain Open

b. Communication from Southwest Florida Water Management District Regarding Draft Five-Year Water Resource Development Work Program

c. City of Seminole Ordinance No. 26-2008 Effective October 28, 2008, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Utilities

approved 9. Approval of an Award of Bid to Insituform Technologies, Inc. for Madeira Beach Collection System Improvements Sanitary Sewer Cured-In Place Pipelining

Other Departments

approved 10. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Master Lease Agreement with Suntrust Equipment Finance & Leasing Corp. for the Generator Lease Program (Fleet Management)

approved 11. Approval of the Ratification of a Grant Award with the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance for the Pinellas County Forensic Laboratory DNA Expansion Project (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 12. Approval of a Contract with the City of Indian Rocks Beach and the Pinellas County Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services (Justice and Consumer Services)

13. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Unanticipated Fund Balance in the FY 2009 General Fund Budget for: (Management and Budget)

     approved a. Environmental Management

See Item 16. b. General Government

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2009 Utilities Sewer Interest and Sinking Fund (Management and Budget)


AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) AUTHORITY

approved 15. Approval of the Issuance of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Express Medical Transporters, Inc. for Wheelchair Transportation

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved play video 17. Approval of Change Order No. 6 Final, Acceptance of the Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Skanska USA Building Inc. for Construction Management Services for the Jail Expansion Phase II Health Care Facility

approved play video 18. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with TBE Group, Inc. for Improvements to Bryan Dairy Road (County Road 296) from Starkey Road to 72nd Street North

approved play video 19. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with IBI Group, Inc. for 46th Avenue North from 80th Street North to 62nd Street North

Other Departments

approved play video 20. Approval of an Amendment to Terminate the Job Creation Incentive Grant Agreement with Nielsen Media Research, Inc. (Economic Development)

approved play video 21. Adoption of the Second Resolution Determining Necessity to Construct Roadway and Drainage Improvements to Keystone Road from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road, and Directing the Condemnation of the Necessary Properties and Property Rights for Construction (Real Estate Management/Public Works)

temporarily deferred 12/16/08 play video 22. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Design/Build Agreement with Hennessy Construction Services Corp. for the Public Works Emergency Responders Buildings – Phase 2 (Real Estate Management)

23. play video Other Administrative Matters – Mr. LaSala provided input regarding the internal audit process.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved play video 24. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. LaSalle Bank National Association v. Lisa Schultz - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-16161-CI-20 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving an Ad Valorem Tax Lien

b. SouthTrust Mortgage Corp. v. Unknown Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 08-16221-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage

c. J. Allen Miller v. Pinellas County Risk Management and City of Clearwater – Circuit Civil Case No. 07-012666-CI-21 - Assertion of Trip and Fall at Old Courthouse Site

approved play video 25. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Cases of:

a. Pinellas County v. Sean J. Isaacs – Negligence in the Operation of a County-Owned Golf Cart

b. Pinellas County v. Melva Jane Metivier and Phillip A. Metivier – Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle

None play video 26. Miscellaneous

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E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

approved play video 27. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Oracle USA, Inc. for the Renewal of Software License Maintenance


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved play video 28. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $3,250,000.00 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds on Behalf of the R’Club Child Care, Inc. Project (Companion Item No. 3)

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F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

play video 29. Environmental Protection Agency Revised Ozone Standard Report

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G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved play video 30. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas Planning Council for Groups A, B, and C (Groups A and B)
approved Group C voted on separately.

approved play video 31. Approval of 2009 Appointments by the Chairman

play video 32. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Brickfield commented on a local fire district consolidation bill filed in Tallahassee and Assistant County Administrator James A. Dates and Mr. LaSala provided input.
b. Commissioner Welch commented on a bill filed by Representative Long re Pinellas Park Water Management District and Assistant County Administrator Elithia V. Stanfield provided input.
c. Commissioner Morroni thanked Commissioners Bostock and Brickfield for volunteering to attend meetings on his behalf in January/February 2009.
d. Commissioner Seel clarified appointments to boards are effective immediately and suggested a workshop re economic stimulus package.
e. Chairman Harris requested the members provide names of individuals to serve on the Census True Count committee and offered a water conservation tip.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 1:42 P.M.

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