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Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results- Meeting Date January 7, 2003

Meeting Date January 7, 2003 * 9:36 a.m.






Temporarily Deferred


Public Hearing

PH Date



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Any Person Wishing to Speak at this Time (Excluding Issues on the Agenda or Previously Acted on by the BCC) Must Have a Card Filled Out and Turned in to Staff at the Administrative Table Located at the Front of the Board Room.


The Procedure Used by the Board of County Commissioners in Conducting Public Hearings is to Have a Staff Presentation Followed by the Applicant Presenting the Specific Proposal. The Board 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 Board of County Commissioners 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.

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


+ 1.

a. Case #CW 02-56 - St. Petersburg
Location - 1.62 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Ulmerton Road and Fountain Parkway. Amendment from Preservation and Activity Center/Primary to Residential/Office/Retail and Activity Center/Primary.

X b. Case #CW 02-57 - Pinellas County
Location - 6.74 Acres Located on the West Side of 34th Street North, 225 Feet South of 44th Avenue North. Amendment from Industrial Limited to Commercial General.


+ 2. Re-Adoption of an Air Quality Ordinance.

+ 3. Proposed Amendments to the Noise Ordinance.
as amended


Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water & Navigation Control Authority that all Persons Giving Testimony on Matters Relating to Application for Dredge, Fill, or Dock Permits do so Under Oath. If You Wish to Make Statements or Give Testimony Concerning any of the Water & Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

+ 4. Dredge and Fill Application D/F 1355, City of Clearwater, 25 Causeway Boulevard, Clearwater Harbor, Clearwater.



5. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of November 19 and Special Session of December 3, 2002.

6. Reports:

a. Report No. 03-086 of the State of Florida Office of the Auditor General, on Audit of the Financial Statement of the District Board of Trustees, St. Petersburg College for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2002.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2002-28 Dated December 5, 2002 - Audit of the Board of County Commissioners Consumer Protection Department.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2002-29 Dated December 19, 2002 - Audit of the Finance Division Electronic Funds Transfer Controls.

d. Final Actuarial Analysis of Self-Insured Workers Compensation Program as of September 30, 2002. Submitted by Mercer Risk, Finance and Insurance Consulting, Dated December 20, 2002.

7. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

8. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Cancellation of Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Docket No. 020006-WS Scheduled December 6, 2002, in Tallahassee.

b. Correspondence from the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Regarding FY 2002-2003 Middle School-Aged Summer Scholarship Funding.

c. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meetings Held October 2 and November 6, 2002.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Financial Statement Dated November 2002.

e. Correspondence from the City of Dunedin Regarding Voluntary Annexation of Certain Property.

f. City of Oldsmar Resolution No. 2002-34 Adopted November 19, 2002, Requesting that Pinellas County Install a Traffic Signal at the Intersection of Pine Avenue and Forest Lakes Boulevard.

g. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearing to be Held January 9, 2003.


Public Works

9. Approval of a Plat and Acceptance and/or Release of Sureties.

10. Approval of Award of Bids:

a. Part I - 78th Street Pipe Replacement and Part II - Miles Creek Ditch Pavement Restoration.

b. Pipe-Reinforced Concrete.

11. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) - Ft. DeSoto Gulf and Bay Pier Repairs.

Other Departments

12. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands Cleared (Environmental Management).

13. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 2 - 3 (Management and Budget).

14. Approval of Award of Bid for Electrical Supplies, Square D (Purchasing).

15. Approval of Recommendations to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment (Purchasing).


None 16. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).



+ 17. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) - Airport Parking Lot Construction.

+ 18. Approval of an Airlines Operation Agreement with Air Transat A.T., Inc.

Public Works

+ 19. Approval of Award of Bid - Part I - Hamlin Boulevard Sidewalk from Walsingham Road to 102nd Avenue North and Part II - 128th Street Sidewalk from 175 Feet South of 88th Avenue North to 90th Avenue North.

+ 20. Approval of the Installation of Eleven Speed Humps on Orchid Drive, Rose Terrace North and 91st Terrace North Located East of Starkey Road and South of 94th Avenue North.

+ 21. Adoption of a Resolution Granting Preliminary Approval of the Proposed Lealman Heights Second Section Subdivision Street Lighting District as Requested in a Petition and Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing.

+ 22. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for Past and Future Phases of the Upham Beach Renourishment Program.

+ 23. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for Development of Upham Beach Erosion Control Groins.

+ 24. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the Treasure Island Terminal Groin and Beach Nourishment Project.


+ 25. Approval of a Joint Funding Agreement with U.S. Geological Survey for a Water Resources Project to Assess the Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Groundwater Augmentation.

+ 26. Adoption of a Resolution Reallocating Funds from Reserves in the FY2002 Solid Waste Debt Service Fund Budget.

+ 27. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Unanticipated Sewer Construction - Fund Balance for the South Cross Bayou Phase II B Construction Project.

Other Departments

+ 28. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Funds for the Grand Opening of the County Connection Centers (Community Development).

+ 29. Approval to Accept the Six Month Report on the Small Business Assistance Program (Economic Development).

+ 30. Approval of an Agreement for Design Professional Consulting Services for the Jail Expansion, Phase II Health Care Facility (General Services).

+ 31. Approval of an Agreement for Construction Management Services for the Jail Expansion, Phase II Health Care Facility (General Services).

+ 32. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Unanticipated Fund Balance for a Particular Purpose in the FY2003 General Fund Budget for the Circuit Court - Criminal Drug Court (Management and Budget).

+ 33. Approval of a Joint Participation Agreement Associated with Countywide Land Use Plan Case #CW 00-42, City of Clearwater and Calvary Baptist Church (Planning Department).

+ 34. Approval of Recommendation to Cancel the Contract for Groups 3 and 11 for Hardware Supply and Re-Award the Contract to the Next Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder Meeting Specifications (Purchasing).

+ 35. Approval of Award of Proposal for the Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program (WorkNet Pinellas).

36. Other Administrative Matters.

(1) Grant contract approved with Florida Communities Trust for Wall Springs Project.

(2) Resolution adopted re proposed EPA Manatee protection measures and recognizing the economic and social significance of public uses of waterways.


+ 37. Request Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. Countywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Daniel S. Eckley, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8881-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage.

b. JP Morgan Chase Bank v. Stacey L. Patterson et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9362-CI-8 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney's Fees and Costs.

c. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems v. Robin L. Phythian, et al - Circuit Case No. 02-9655-CI-21 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage.

d. Washington Mutual Bank v. Robert A. Sauer, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9850-CI-20 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney's Fees and Costs and a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

e. Washington Mutual Bank v. Toby A. Wiley, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9431-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney's Fees and Costs.

f. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage v. Sandra L. Donofrio, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9566-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage.

g. Wells Fargo Bank v. Mary A. Lewis, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9691-CI-21 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

h. Earl Hatcher v. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9016-CI-7 - Allegations of Injuries by Virtue of Avoidance of Collision.

i. Mid-County Services, Inc. v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8916-CI-21 - Allegations of Improper Support of Sewer Main.

j. Douglas Scott v. Karleen F. DeBlaker - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-8224-CI-20 - Allegations of Wrongful Arrest and Incarceration.

+ 38. Rejection of Settlement Offer from ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc., f/k/a Lockheed Martin IMS Corporation v. The Pinellas Wages Coalition, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-9324-CI-21. (Continued from the December 17, 2002 BCC Meeting.)

None 39. Miscellaneous.

  • Mrs. Churuti reports on appeal by the residents of Philippe Point Subdivision.


TD 40. Approval to Accept the Donation of a 1985 Fire Truck.


41. Report on Cove Cay meeting.


+ 42. Approval of Appointment to the School Readiness Coalition.

+ 43. Approval of Appointments to Various Boards and Committees by Individual Commissioners.

+ 44. Approval of a Re-Appointment to the Pinellas County Housing Finance Authority.

+ 45. Approval of Recommendation to Remove Certain Members from the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee.

46. Miscellaneous.