Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results


Meeting Date:
September 8, 2009 * 3:00 p.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Withdrawn
withdrawn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. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Lenore Faulkner, Madeira Beach, re Pinellas schools
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity and waste
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas families

play video B. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

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1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 4, 2009

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2. Reports:

a. Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ended December 31, 2008

b. Affidavit of Publication of Legal Notices Published in the Gulf Coast Business Review Regarding Notice of Forfeiture of Unclaimed Money and Unclaimed Evidence Pursuant to Section 116.21, Florida Statutes

c. Southwest Florida Water Management District Standard Format Tentative Budget Submission for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010

d. Dock Fee Report for the Month of July 2009

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3. Vouchers and Bills Paid


4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

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a. Pinellas Planning Council Resolutions Nos. 09-1 Approving and Adopting the Budget and Accompanying Millage Rate for FY 2009-2010; and 09-02 Regarding Certain Issues Concerning the Statutory and Charter Authority of the Council and the BCC in Local Government Planning Functions, Adopted July 15, 2009

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b. City of Clearwater Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 8043-09 and 8079-09 through 8083-09 Amending the Annexation, Land Use Plan, Zoning Atlas, and the Clearwater Community Development Code, and a Notice of Intent to Consider a Development Agreement; Public Hearings Held August 6, August 20, and September 3, 2009

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c. Correspondence from City of Gulfport Regarding Discontinuation of Proposed Annexation of Approximately 171 Acres of Unincorporated Pinellas County by Referendum, and the Cancellation of all Hearings Related Thereto

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d. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 2009-37 Held September 1, 2009, Annexing Certain Property

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e. City of Pinellas Park Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 3695 Held September 10, 2009, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

See Item No.12 f. City of Seminole Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 26-2009 Held August 25, 2009, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

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g. Notification from Smith & Nephew, Inc. Pursuant to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act Regarding the Closing of the Starkey Road Facility and the Permanent Lay Off of 160 Employees

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Other Departments

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5. Approval of a Contract Time Extension with Homeless Emergency Project, Inc. for Overnight Shelter Beds for Homeless Adults and Westcare Gulfcoast – Florida, Inc. for Shelter Beds with Intervention Services for Homeless Adults, Effective October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 (Health and Human Services)

See Item No.12
6. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Write-Offs for Accounting Purposes Delegated to the County Administrator for the Period of October 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009 (Management and Budget)

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7. Approval of FY 2009 Budget Amendment Nos. 11 and 12 (Management and Budget)

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8. 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)

See Item No.12
9. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment Surplus, Include Sale of Scrap Material, Disposal of Junked Material, and Removal of Lost and Stolen Items from the County Fixed Asset Inventory (Real Estate Management)

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10. Approval of an Award of Bid to Air Mechanical & Service Corp. for Air Handler Unit Installation at 315 Court Street (Real Estate Management)

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND ENTITIES

LEALMAN SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL DISTRICT (LSWCDD)

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11. Approval of Acceptance of Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll for LSWCDD and Certification to the Tax Collector

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C. REGULAR AGENDA

12. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
Items Nos. 4f, 6, and 9 pulled from Consent Agenda for discussion and separate vote.

temporarily deferred Item No. 4f temporarily deferred.
approved Items Nos. 6 and 9 approved.


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

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13. Approval of a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant Application for Pinellas Countywide Advanced Traffic Management System/Intelligent Transportation System

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14. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Professional Engineering Consulting Services with KCI Technologies, Inc. for 62nd Avenue North from 49th Street to 34th Street North

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15. Approval of Amendment No. 3 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

Utilities

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16. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Resource Recovery Facility Agreement with Veolia ES Pinellas, Inc. for the Waste-to-Energy Facility Operator Re-Procurement (Companion Item No. 17)

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17. Approval of a Letter of Understanding with Progress Energy Florida Regarding the Amended and Restated Power Purchase Agreement, Dated February 21, 1989 (Companion Item No. 16)

Other Departments

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18. Approval of the First Amendment to Agreement with Patton Boggs, LLP for Federal Governmental Representation Services (County Administrator)

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19. Approval of Renewal No. 3 to the Agreement with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. for Legal Aid Services to Indigent County Residents (Justice and Consumer Services)

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20. Approval of a Contract with Jon. R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A. for Medical Examiner Services (Justice and Consumer Services)

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21. Other Administrative Matters

COUNTY ATTORNEY

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22. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of Patricia Svajdlenka v. Pinellas County, Florida, a Political Subdivision of the State of Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 09-013592-CI-013 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

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23. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Litigate the Cases of:

a. Pinellas County v. Karoushia T. James – Damages as the Result of an Automobile Accident

b. Pinellas County v. Julian’s Construction, LLC and Bonifacio Ascencio – Failure to Use Reasonable Care While Excavating

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24. Approval of Authority to Pursue a Public Hearing Before the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Relating to Establishment of Rules Relating to Total Maximum Daily Loads

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25. Adoption of Resolution to Postpone Making Application for Deeds on County-Held Tax Certificates for Properties Assessed by the Property Appraiser at Values Less than $5,000, Pursuant to § 197.502(3), Florida Statutes 2007 Tax Certificates

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26. Adoption of Resolution Approving Early Extension of Tax Roll

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27. Miscellaneous

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D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

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28. Confidentiality of Economic Development Records

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29. Capital Improvement Program Projects Status Update

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E. COUNTY COMMISSION

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30. Approval of Appointments to the Youth Advisory Committee

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31. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative

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32. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Morroni inquired about appointments to the Economic Development Council and Assistant County Administrator Elithia V. Stanfield stated that the appointments will be on the next BCC agenda.
b. Commissioner Seel discussed affordable housing and related that at the first budget hearing she will be proposing that approximately $3 million be allocated to affordable housing.

c. Chairman Harris

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discussed the citizen appointment to the PSTA Board; whereupon, Commissioner Latvala moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried, that Deborah Kynes be appointed as the Board’s citizen appointment to the PSTA Board.

Commissioner Welch moved, seconded by Commissioner Brickfield and carried, that Commissioner Latvala serve on the Canvassing Board on November 10, 2009, in Commissioner Seel’s absence.

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6:30 P.M.

F. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

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33. Proposed Resolutions to Adopt Tentative Millages and Budgets for FY 2010 (First Public Hearing)

Citizens’ Comments:

Paul Koppie, Palm Harbor, re affordable housing
Willie D. McClendon, Largo, re affordable housing trust fund
Frank Hibbard, Mayor, City of Clearwater, re EMS (submitted City resolution)
JoAn Totty, Palm Harbor, re budget
Mike Bonfield, City Manager, City of St. Pete Beach, re budget
W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re budget and MSTU
Donna Davis, Clearwater, re affordable housing trust fund
Rabbi Michael Torop, Largo, re affordable housing
Monsignor Anton Dechering, St. Petersburg, re affordable housing
Martha Brinsko, St. Pete Beach, re affordable housing
Mark Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste
Lawrence Poindexter, Clearwater, re housing trust fund
Don Wheeler, Palm Harbor, re budget
Reverend Todd Sutton, St. Petersburg, re affordable housing trust fund
John Lawrence, Palm Harbor, re affordable housing
Josephine A. Germann, Seminole, re affordable housing
Kathy Filippelli, St. Petersburg, re budget, affordable housing
Emma Mitchell, St. Petersburg, re housing trust fund
Carol Mitchell, Largo, re affordable housing
Father Joe Diaz, Clearwater, re affordable housing
Lew Homer, Clearwater, re budget


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34. Approval of Authority to Advertise the Second Public Hearing for Final Millages and Budgets for FY 2010 (Management and Budget)

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ADJOURNMENT – 9:25 P.M.

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