Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
January 20, 2009 * 3:00 p.m.

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

Update re Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA)

play video A. CONSENT AGENDA


approved 1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of December 2 and 16, 2008

approved 2. Report of the Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-16 Dated December 17, 2008 – Follow-Up Audit of Culture, Education and Leisure Department Service and Maintenance Contracts

approved 3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Prehearing and Hearing Regarding Petition by Florida Power & Light, Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc., for Approval of Renewable Energy Tariff and Standard Offer Contract Held January 8 and to be Held January 22, 2009, Respectively, in Tallahassee (Docket No. 080193-EQ); and Order No. PSC-08-0786-TRF-EI Approving Revised Underground Distribution Tariffs Issued December 2, 2008 (Docket No. 080186-EI)

b. City of Pinellas Park Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 3663 though 3665 to be Held January 22, 2009, Annexing Certain Property



See Item No. 16 5. Approval of an Award of Bid to Thyssenkrupp Airport Systems, Inc. the Airport Terminal Improvement Project – Phase 1, Passenger Boarding Bridges at Gates 4 and 5

See Item No. 16 6. Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Application for Federal Assistance with the Federal Aviation Administration for Terminal Renovation and Other Projects

See Item No. 16 7. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Public Transportation Joint Participation Agreement (JPA) with the State of Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) for Runway 4/22 Rehabilitation

approved 8. Adoption of a Resolution Approving FDOT Public Transportation Supplemental JPA:

a. No. 1 for Security Enhancements

b. No. 8 for Terminal Enhancements

Public Works

approved 9. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Local Agency Program Supplemental Agreement with FDOT for the 49th Street North Sidewalk Project from 38th Avenue North to Lake Boulevard


See Item No. 16 10. Approval of an Award of Bid to E. L. Trevena, Incorporated for Reclaimed Water Interrupt Services (Rebid)

Other Departments

11. Approval of the County Administrator Receipt and File Reports of: (County Administrator)

See Item No. 16 a. Delegated Items

approved b. Procurement Items for the Quarter Ending December 31, 2008

approved 12. Approval of Acceptance of a Grant Award with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the Mobile Medical Unit (Health and Human Services)

approved 13. Approval of Receipt and File Reports from October 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008 for: (Management and Budget)

a. Administrative Budget Amendments

b. Law Enforcement Trust Fund

See Item No. 16 14. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2009 Capital Projects Fund Budget for Unanticipated Beginning Fund Balance (Management and Budget)

approved 15. Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Budget Amendment No. 3 (Management and Budget)

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16. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
approved Items Nos. 5, 6, 7, 10, 11a, and 14 pulled from Consent Agenda for discussion and separate votes.


Public Works

approved play video 17. Approval of a Roadway Transfer Agreement with the City of Safety Harbor for Transfer of Traffic Control Authority for McMullen Booth Road from the Northernmost City Limit to the Southernmost City Limit

Other Departments

approved play video 18. Approval of Revised Cultural Tourism Grant Program and Cultural Development Grant Program Guidelines for the Cultural Affairs Department (Culture, Education and Leisure)

approved play video 19. Approval of the Master Pinellas County Health Plan Provider Agreement with Local County Hospitals, Retroactive to October 1, 2008 (Health and Human Services)

public hearing 3/3/09 play video 20. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for an Ordinance Amending Section 150 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code Regarding Impact Fees (Planning)

approved play video 21. Approval to Declare a Portion of County-Owned Property Surplus and Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Conveyance to the West Central Florida Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America (Real Estate Management)

approved play video 22. Approval to Declare a Portion of Three County-Owned Parcels Surplus and Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Conveyance of the Parcels to the Pinellas County Housing Foundation, Inc., as Trustee of the Pinellas County Surplus Land Trust – Bryan Dairy Project (Real Estate Management/Public Works/Community Development) (Continued from the January 6, 2009, BCC Meeting)

approved play video 23. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase with Kevin W. and Lorrie V. Ott for Real Property Located at 803 Harry Street and 805 Willard Street in Palm Harbor for Wall Springs Park General Development (Real Estate Management/Culture, Education and Leisure)

None play video 24. Other Administrative Matters


public hearing 2/3/09 play video 25. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for the Sheriff’s False Alarm Ordinance

approved play video 26. Approval of a Contract for Legal Services with Banker Lopez Gassler P.A.

play video 27. Miscellaneous
Attorney Bennett introduced new Assistant County Attorney David McCrea.

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approved play video 28. Approval of a Reappointment to the EMS Advisory Council


approved play video 29. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $525,000,000.00 Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Health System Refunding Revenue Bonds, BayCare Health System Issue, Series 2009 on Behalf of BayCare Health System, Inc.

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play video 30. None


play video 31. Miscellaneous

The Commissioners extended their congratulations to the new President of the United States.

a. Commissioner Morroni reported that his son has been accepted to the University of Central Florida.

Commissioner Latvala



indicated that the North County Council of Neighborhoods Associates has requested that the Commissioners attend their May 3rd meeting to discuss the City of Oldsmar’s proposed annexation of Eastlake Woodlands.

appointment of Irwin D. Smith to the Palm Harbor Community Services Agency Board.

c. Commissioner Welch
appointment of Dennis Savage to the Building Board/Examining/Adjustments/Appeals.
d. Commissioner Brickfield indicated that the State Department of Transportation list should be reviewed to ensure the items are in the correct order of priority.

Chairman Harris


provided a water conservation tip.

appointment of Commissioner Latvala to the Homeless Leadership Network Board.

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6:29 P.M.



approved play video 32. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Countywide Rules to Establish a Resource Management Overlay Map Category for the Countywide Plan (Second Public Hearing)


approved play video 33. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 134-12 of the Pinellas County Code Regarding the Pinellas County Local Planning Agency

34. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

approved play video a. Q Z/LU-1-11-08
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 4 Acres Located on the North Side of County Road (CR) 95 Lying 400 Feet East of U.S. Highway 19, Palm Harbor (Street Address: 2625 CR 95), Page 586 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 07, Township 28, Range 16; from RPD-5, Residential Planned Development, 5 Units per Acre to RPD-7.5, Residential Planned Development, 7.5 Units per Acre, upon Application of Synchronous Media Group, Inc. through John A. Skicewicz, Representative and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 4 Acres Located on the North Side of CR 95 Lying 400 Feet East of U.S. Highway 19, Palm Harbor (Street Address: 2625 CR 95) Located in Section 07, Township 28, Range 16, from Residential Low to Residential Urban, Providing for Other Modifications that May Arise from Review of this Ordinance at the Public Hearing and/or with Other Responsible Parties, and Providing an Effective Date

approved play video b. Q Z-2-11-08
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Lot Containing Approximately .3 Acre Located on the South Side of 54th Avenue North, 100 Feet East of 41st Way North, St. Petersburg (Street Address: 4160 54th Avenue North, St. Petersburg), Page 793 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 03, Township 31, Range 16; from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, upon Application of Tommy W. Cross, Jr.


Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County Schools.
Ralph W. O’Fallon, Palm Harbor, re requesting appeal response.
Roger Coe, Palm Harbor, re justice for my adolescent children.
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 7:08 P.M.

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