Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

play video 8:59 a.m. – Swearing-In Ceremony for Constitutional Officers

Meeting Date:
January 6, 2009 * 9:30 a.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. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Providence Storage, LLC for a Portion of a 15-Foot Alley Lying Between Lots 4 and 9, Block 6, in the Wall Springs Subdivision

approved play video 2. Water and Navigation Commercial Dock Application CD39436-08 Submitted by Pinellas Marina LLC, 343 and 345 Causeway Boulevard, St. Joseph Sound, Dunedin


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

2nd public hearing 1/20/09 play video 3. Proposed Countywide Rule Amendment Establishing a Resource
Management Overlay Map Category (First Public Hearing)


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approved a. Case CW 08-42 – Pinellas County
0.2 Acre More or Less (MOL) Located at the Northwest Corner of Ulelah Avenue and U.S. Alternate Highway 19; Amendment from Residential/Office General to Residential/Office/Retail

approved b. Case CW 08-43 – Pinellas County
0.6 Acre MOL Located at the Northeast Corner of 104th Avenue North and Seminole Boulevard; Amendment from Commercial General and Residential Urban to Commercial General

approved c. Case CW 08-47 – Pinellas County
0.3 Acre MOL Located on the North Side of Gooden Crossing, East of its Intersection with 13th Lane Southwest; Amendment from Commercial Neighborhood to Residential Low


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approved a. Case CW 08-44 – Pinellas County
3.7 Acres MOL Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard between Grove Terrace and Valencia Terrace; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential Low Medium

approved b. Case CW 08-45 – Pinellas County
5.6 Acres MOL Located on the North Side of Park Boulevard, 650 Feet West of 66th Street North; Amendment from Residential Urban, Commercial General, and Preservation to Commercial General and Preservation

approved c. Case CW 08-46 – Pinellas County
1.5 Acres MOL Located on the East and West Sides of 63rd Street North, Approximately 250 Feet North of 150th Avenue North; Amendment from Residential Urban to Industrial Limited

approved d. Case CW 01-13/CW 06-44 (SAP Change No. 3-2008) – City of Largo
18.1 Acres MOL at Three Separate Areas on the West Side of Clearwater-Largo Road, South of Belleair Road and North of 16th Avenue Northwest; Amendment from Residential Urban, Residential Low Medium, and Residential/Office/Retail to Community Redevelopment District



Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County Schools Education Negligence.
Ralph O’Fallon, Palm Harbor, re County Policies.

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play video C. CONSENT AGENDA


approved 6. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 18, 2008

7. Reports:

approved a. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2007-2008 – Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections

approved b. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2007-2008 – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

approved c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-15 Dated December 4, 2008 – Audit of Operations and Maintenance of County Traffic Signals

approved d. Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, Inc. 2007-2008 Fiscal Year (FY) Annual Report

approved e. Dock Fee Report for the Month of November 2008

See Item No. 21 f. Penny for Pinellas Interlocal Agreement – Annual Filing of Capital
Improvement Plans for FY 2005-2006 and for FY 2006-2007 in Accordance with Section 1 of the Interlocal Agreement between Pinellas County and the Cities for the Penny Distribution

approved 8. Vouchers and Bills Paid

9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

See Item No. 21 a. Correspondence from Pinellas County Sheriff Jim Coats
Regarding the Return of $7,508,630.61 in Excess Revenues Over Expenditures for FY 2007-2008; and Requesting an Amendment to the FY 2008-2009 Budget in the Amount of $2,321,650.00

approved b. City of St. Petersburg Ordinance No. 867-G Adopted November 21, 2008, Annexing Certain Property in Tierra Verde

approved c. City of Pinellas Park Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 3660 to be Held January 8, 2009, Annexing Certain Property

approved d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2008-23 Adopted December 1, 2008, Annexing Certain Property

approved e. City of Tarpon Springs Resolution No. 2008-55 Adopted November 4, 2008, Opposing any Change in Municipalities’ Rate Setting Authority Under Section 180.191

approved f. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 1 Dated October 16, 2008, and Financial Statement for the Month of October 2008



approved 10. Approval of a Sixth Amendment to Agreement with Renewal Options with Stellar Partners, Inc. for Gift Shop/Newsstand/Retail and Duty Free Concessions

Public Works

approved 11. Approval of Joint Project Agreements with the City of St. Petersburg for Utility Installation by Roadway Contractor for:

a. Park Street/Starkey Road between Tyrone Boulevard and 84th Lane North

b. 54th Avenue North/28th Street North Intersection Improvements


approved 12. Approval of an Award of Bid to:

a. T.L.C. Diversified, Inc. for South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility Phase 1 Upgrades

b. Various Contractors for Pumps, Parts and Repairs (Co-Op) (Rebid)

Other Departments

approved 13. Approval of the Receipt and File Annual Progress Report with the Community Housing Work Group 2.0 for Regulatory Incentives for Affordable Housing (Community Development)
approved 14. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for Belleair Boat Ramp Construction Project (Culture, Education and Leisure)

approved 15. Approval of the Second Amendment to Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for Long Bayou/Lake Seminole Bypass Canal Regional Stormwater Treatment Facility (Environmental Management)

approved 16. Approval of a Purchase Authorization with Various Vendors for Vehicles and Equipment (Fleet Management)

approved 17. Approval of FY 2008 Budget Amendment No. 21 (Management and Budget)

approved 18. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Unanticipated Fund Balance in the FY 2009 General Fund Budget for the Culture, Education, and Leisure, Cultural Affairs Department (Management and Budget)

approved 19. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2009 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Revenue to the Sheriff (Management and Budget)

approved 20. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2009 General Fund for Unanticipated Fund Balance from Prior Year Grants and Contract Revenues to the Sheriff (Management and Budget)

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21. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
approved Items Nos. 7f and 9a pulled from Consent Agenda for discussion and separate vote.


Public Works

approved play video 22. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Professional Consulting Services with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. for Environmental Planting, Maintenance, and Monitoring Services for Mitigation of the East/West Connector Road, Phase I and II

approved play video 23. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Belleair Causeway Bridge Replacements

Other Departments

approved play video 24. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A8110443476 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (Economic Development)

approved play video 25. Adoption of a Resolution Waiving the Provisions of the Pinellas County Purchasing Ordinance Allowing Staff to Negotiate for Medical Services (Health and Human Services)

approved play video 26. Approval of an Agreement with Buck Consultants, LLC for Benefits Consulting Services (Health and Human Services) (Human Resources)

withdrawn play video 27. Approval to Declare a Portion of Three County-Owned Parcels Surplus and Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Conveyance of the Parcels to the Housing Finance Authority in Support of the County’s Community Housing Program (Real Estate Management/Public Works/Community Development)

None 28. Other Administrative Matters


approved play video 29. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. American General Home Equity, Inc. v. Timothy Michael Roberts, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 08-016926-CI-08 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving an Open-End Mortgage

b. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee, in Trust for the Registered Holders of Argent Securities Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-W3 v. Carol G. Neal, et al Circuit Civil Case No. 08-17237-CI-15 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage

c. Jonathan Kaminski and Julie Kaminski, His Wife v. City of St. Petersburg, Florida and Pinellas County, Florida – Circuit Civil Case No. 08-017513-CI-019 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

d. State of Florida, Ex. Rel. Mathew S. Poling v. Pinellas County – Circuit Civil Case No. 08-019023C-07 – Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Regarding the Brooker Creek Preserve

approved play video 30. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Submit a Claim on Behalf of a Class Member to Recover a Portion of a Cost Incurred by Pinellas County in the AWP Third-Party Payor Antitrust Litigation – U.S. District Court Case No. 01-CV-12257 PBS, MDL No. 1456 – Class Action Settlement

approved play video 31. Approval of Consent to Engage in Dual Legal Representation for Foley & Lardner LLP

None play video 32. Miscellaneous

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public hearing 2/3/09 and 2/17/09 play video 33. Approval of Authority to Advertise Public Hearings Relating to
Proposed Countywide Rule Amendments Regarding Consistency

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play video 34. None

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approved play video 35. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Board of Directors

approved play video 36. Approval of an Appointment to the Youth Advisory Committee

approved play video 37. Approval of Appointments to the Board of Adjustment

play video 38. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Morroni reported on recent meeting of the Metropolitan Planning Organization Bridge Task Force and replacement of the Tierra Verde bridges; Director of Planning Brian K. Smith and Administrator LaSala provided additional information.
b. Commissioner Brickfield

requested that the Utilities Department examine the prospect of providing receptacles for citizens to discard used cooking oil.

appointment of Frankie Dee to the Plumbing and Mechanical Board for Examining, Adjustments, and Appeals and Barbara Sheen Todd to the Pinellas County Environmental Fund Advisory Board.
c. Chairman Harris provided a water conservation tip.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 10:44 A.M.

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