Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
May 5, 2009 * 9:30 a.m.

Click on the play video video icon to watch
video associated with the adjacent Item.
Temporarily Deferred
temporarily deferred
Public Hearing
public hearing

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 David and Barbara Shelton for a 30 Foot Strip of Right-of-Way Strip Lying West of and Adjacent to Lot 10, Moss Oak Subdivision (Legislative)

approved play video 2. Multi-Use Dock Application M39293-08/Revised Submitted by Chesapeake Point Co-Op, Inc., 800 Chesapeake Point Drive, Anclote River, Tarpon Springs


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

approved play video 3. SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENT – Case CW 09-04 – Pinellas County
One Area of Approximately 2.3 Acres are North of Old Keystone Road and North of the Upper Pinellas Youth Sport Complex. The Remaining Areas are Approximately 14.1 Acres in Size and South of Keystone Road and East of East Lake Road. All of this Amendment Area is within the Brooker Creek Preserve; Amendment from Recreation/Open Space, Residential Rural, Residential Low, and No Designation to Preservation



approved play video a. Case CW 09-05 – Pinellas County
Approximately 948 Acres are North of Old Keystone Road Extending North to the Pinellas-Pasco County Line. The Remaining 1,660 Acres are South of Keystone Road, along the Pinellas-Hillsborough County Line on the East and Extending South to the Oldsmar City Limits. All of this Amendment Area is within the Brooker Creek Preserve; Amendment from Preservation to Preservation with Resource Management Overlay

approved play video b. Case CW 09-06 – Pinellas County
North of Keystone Road, Along the Pinellas-Hillsborough County Line on the East, and Extending North to the Pinellas-Pasco County Line. This Area is Commonly Referred to as the “Wilde Trust” Parcel; Amendment from Residential Rural and Transportation/Utility to Preservation with Resource Management Overlay, Preservation with Transportation/Utility Overlay, and Recreation/Open Space

approved play video c. Case CW 09-07 – City of Tarpon Springs
615, 625, 631 North Jasmine Avenue; Amendment from Residential Urban, Preservation, and Preservation with Transportation/Utility Overlay to Industrial Limited, Preservation, and Preservation with Transportation/Utility Overlay

arrow top



Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.
JoAn Y. Totty, Palm Harbor, re trash.
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas families.
Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas County Schools.
Hamilton Hanson, St. Petersburg, re budgets, costs, waste.

arrow top


play video C. CONSENT AGENDA


approved 5. Approval of Minutes of the Special Public Meeting of March 20, 2009 and Regular Meeting of April 7, 2009

6. Reports:

approved a. Pinellas County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year (FY) Ended September 30, 2008

approved b. Annual Investment Report for the FY Ended September 30, 2008

See Item 16 c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2009-05 Dated April 7, 2009 – Audit of Judiciary Spending of County Funds, Together with the Audit Watch

approved d. Pinellas County District School Board Financial, Operational, and Federal Single Audit for the FY Ended June 30, 2008

approved e. Report of Expenses Incurred Under Incentives, Awards, and Recruitment Ordinance for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2008

approved f. Dock Fee Report for the Month of March 2009

approved g. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from January 1, 2009 through March 31, 2009

approved 7. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 8. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 2009-22 to be Held May 5, 2009, Annexing Certain Property; and the West Bay Drive Community Redevelopment District Annual Report for FY 2008

b. City of Seminole Notices of Public Hearings Held April 28, 2009, Regarding Ordinances Nos. 03-2009 through 09-2009, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

c. Kenneth City Resolutions No. 09-02 Supporting the Retention of Egmont Key State Park by the Florida Park Service and No. 09-03 Encouraging the Local Governments of the Tampa Bay Region to Adopt and Implement the Model Regional Fertilizer Ordinance; Resolutions Adopted January 14, 2009 and March 11, 2009, Respectively


Public Works

approved 9. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

a. Contracting Specialists Incorporated – South East for Tampa Road Bridge Deck Repair

b. Hubbard Construction Company for 46th Avenue North from 80th Street North to 62nd Street North

approved 10. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with the State of Florida Department of Transportation for the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail Rehabilitation Project


approved 11. Approval of an Award of Bid to QRC, Inc. for Pump Station Rehabilitation and Replacements Group 3 – Pump Station Nos. 312, 342, and 392

Other Departments

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

approved 13. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Pharmacy Services (Health and Human Services)

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2009 General Fund Budget for Various Grants and Contracts to the Sheriff (Management and Budget)

approved 15. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Claim Settlements for the Period of January through March 2009 (Risk Management)

arrow top


16. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
approved Item No. 6c pulled from Consent Agenda for discussion and separate vote.


Other Departments

approved play video 17. Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Amendment to Pinellas County’s FY 2006-2010 Consolidated Strategic Plan and FY 2008-2009 Action Plan (Community Development)

approved play video 18. Approval of a Termination of Agreement for Consultant Services with Bureau Veritas North America, Inc., f/k/a Berryman & Henigar, Inc., for the Diagnostic Feasibility Study and Development of a Watershed Management Plan for the Cross Bayou Watershed (Environmental Management)

public hearing 5/19/09, 6/16/09 play video 19. Approval of Authority to Advertise Public Hearings for Five Proposed Ordinances Amending the Pinellas County Land Development Code (Planning)

approved play video 20. Adoption of a Resolution Declaring a County-Owned Parcel Surplus, and Authorizing a Sale by Bid (Real Estate Management/Utilities/ Purchasing)

approved play video 21. Other Administrative Matters


approved play video 22. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. U. S. Bank Home Mortgage v. James Thomas Cliatt, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 09-005806-CI-15 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Mortgage and an Assignment of Mortgage

b. U.S. Bank National Association v. Lakwana A. Jones - Circuit Civil Case No. 09-005853-CI-21 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Making Pinellas Home Mortgage and Assignment of Second Mortgages and Rights

c. U.S. Bank National Association v. Isabelo Bruce Ramos, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 09-005898-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage and a Judgment for Attorney’s Fees and Costs

approved play video 23. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Housing Discrimination Litigation on Behalf of Daniel and Laurel Hommel in the Claim of Daniel and Laura Hommel v. Columbia Casualty Co. – HUD Case No. 04-08-0534-8, Pinellas County Case No. 08- 021

None play video 24. Miscellaneous

arrow top



play video 25. None



play video 26. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Seel reported on the iTownHall meeting process being used by the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA); noted that a public hearing on TBARTA will be held on Monday, May 11, in Tampa; requested that the Board schedule a workshop regarding a possible transit surtax referendum; and discussed transit funding issues and TBARTA cost estimates.
b. Chairman Harris provided a water conservation tip; and discussed results of County Attorney Bennett’s annual performance review.

play video ADJOURNMENT – 12:22 P.M.

arrow top