Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date January 10, 2005 * 9:33 a.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

A. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD – None.

Any Person Wishing to Speak at This Time, Excluding Non-Public Hearing Items on the Agenda or Issues Previously Acted on by the BCC, Must Have a Yellow Card Completed and Given to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room. The Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.

B. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

Any Person Wishing to Speak about a Public Hearing Item Shall Complete a Blue Card and Submit it to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room. The Procedure Used by the BCC in Conducting Public Hearings is to Have a Staff Presentation Followed by the Applicant Presenting the Specific Proposal. The BCC 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 BCC 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.

1. Any Person Who Has Been Authorized to Represent an Organization with Five (5) or More Members or a Group of Five (5) or More Persons Shall Complete a Blue Card, Submit it to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room, and Should Limit Their Presentation to Ten (10) Minutes. It is Expected that Others in the Organization or Group Will Waive Their Time.

2. Any Other Person Who Wishes to Speak about a Public Hearing Item Shall Complete a Blue Card, Submit it to the Board Secretary at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room, and May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes. The Chairman Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved 1. Proposed Ordinance Amendment Relating to the Registration of Lobbyists.

approved 2. Proposed Ordinance Designating Additional Positions to the List of Succession as the Official Authority to Act During Emergencies.

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY PUBLIC HEARINGS

Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water and 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 and Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

approved 3. Private Dock Application P35668-05/Revised Submitted by Richard and Rita Pierce/Sand Dollar Realty, 8880 Commodore Drive, The Narrows, Seminole.

approved 4. Commercial Dock Application CD36474-05 Submitted by Hubbard Properties, LLC/Patricia Hubbard, 176 Boardwalk Place, John’s Pass, Madeira Beach.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

5.

approved a. Case CW 05-69 – North Redington Beach.
1.0 Acre Located on the Southwest Side of Bath Club Boulevard South, Approximately 150 Feet South of Bath Club Circle from Residential Suburban to Recreation/Open Space.

approved b. Case CW 05-70 – Clearwater.
0.4 Acre Located on the West Side of Highland Avenue, Approximately 700 Feet North of Belleair Road from Residential Low to Residential/Office General.

approved c. Case CW 05-71 – Pinellas County.
0.3 Acre Located on the Northeast Corner of 143rd Avenue North and 63rd Street North from Residential Low to Industrial Limited.

approved d. Case CW 05-72 – Pinellas County.
2.7 Acres Located on the West Side of U.S. Alternate 19, Approximately 200 Feet South of Westwinds Drive from Residential Low Medium and Commercial General to Residential Low.

approved e. Case CW 05-73 – Pinellas County.
1.6 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of U.S. Alternate 19 and Wood Dove Avenue from Industrial Limited to Residential Low Medium.

approved f. Case CW 05-74 – Pinellas County.
0.2 Acre Located on the North Side of 22nd Terrace Southwest, Approximately 160 Feet West of Railroad Avenue from Commercial Neighborhood to Residential Low.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

6.

temporarily deferred 02/07/06 a. Case CW 05-61 – Largo (Continued from December 6, 2005, CPA Meeting; to be Continued to February 7, 2006, CPA Meeting).
39.98 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of U.S. Highway 19 North at 15579 U.S. Highway 19 North from Commercial General, Preservation, and Water Drainage Feature to Community Redevelopment District.

approved b. Case CW 05-66 – Pinellas County.
0.2 Acre Located on the Southeast Corner of Nebraska Avenue and County Road 1 from Residential Urban to Residential/Office Limited.

approved c. Case CW 05-67 – Oldsmar.
2.9 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Tampa Road and Pine Avenue from Industrial Limited to Commercial General.

approved d. Case CW 05-68 – North Redington Beach.
1.8 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Gulf Boulevard and 173rd Avenue from Residential/Office/Retail to Residential High with Resort Facilities Overlay.

temporarily deferred 02/07/06 e. Case CW 05-75 – Pinellas County (to be Continued to February 7, 2006, CPA Meeting).
7.7 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Belcher Road and Alderman Road from Residential Rural to Residential Low.

approved f. Case CW 05-76 – Pinellas County.
5.1 Acres Located on the West Side of Interstate 275 South of 62nd Avenue North and North of 58th Avenue North from Residential Urban to Residential Medium.

approved g. Case CW 05-77 – Pinellas County.
11.8 Acres Located West of the Pinellas Bayway at the Westerly Terminus of Collany Road from Commercial General to Residential Low.

approved C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

7. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 6, 2005.

8. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2005-17 Dated December 8, 2005 – Follow-up Review to Audit of Community Development Dansville Neighborhood Area Redevelopment Project and Dansville Neighborhood Development Corporation.

b. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Revised Financial Report for 2004-2005 – Pinellas County Tax Collector.

9. Other Approvals – None.

10. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Amendments to the Development Code, Beach By Design, and Annexation, Land Use Plan, and Zoning Atlas Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7546-06, 7565-06 through 7567-06 and 7575-06 through 7581-06 to be Held February 2, 2006.

b. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding One
Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing to be Held January 12, 2006.

c. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of
Meeting Held August 11, 2005, Together with Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

11. Approval of a County Deed and Acceptance of a Drainage Easement and Quitclaim Deed.

12. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

a. David Nelson Construction Co. for Belcher Road Phase III (Alderman Road to Klosterman Road).
See Item No. 19.

b. Insituform Technologies, Inc. for Highway Pipe Lining Services.

13. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the 49th Street North Sidewalk Project.

Utilities

14. Approval of Awards of Bid to American Water Services Underground Infrastructure, Inc. for Annual 2005 Contracts Regarding Sanitary Sewer:

a. Clean and Televise.

b. Cured-In-Place Pipelining.

15. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Utilities Sanitary Sewer Preventative Maintenance Program.

Other Departments

16. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessments of Lien against Lands Cleared (Environmental Management).

17. Approval of an Emergency Amendment to the Agreement with, and Authorization of Payment to, The Budd Group for Security Guard Services (General Services).

18. Approval of FY 2006 Budget Amendment No. 4 (Management and Budget).


D. REGULAR AGENDA

19. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Referring to Item No. 12a., Commissioner Seel requested an accounting regarding Long Branch revenue used for the Belcher Road project.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 20. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Seaway Marine Contractors, Inc. for Boat Dock Facility Upgrades at Lake Seminole.

approved 21. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for Highlands Boulevard from Longford Drive to Lake Tarpon Drive.

Utilities

approved 22. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement with Wharton-Smith, Inc. for Town of Belleair Wastewater System Acquisition Project – Belleair Pump Station.

approved 23. Approval of a Highway Contractor Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with FDOT for Utility Relocation on State Road 688 (Ulmerton Road) West of U.S. Highway 19 to El Centro/Ranchero Boulevard.

approved 24. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with FDOT for Utility Relocation on State Road 688 (Ulmerton Road) East of U.S. Highway 19 to East of 49th Street.

Other Departments

approved public hearing 02/07/06 25. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Stormwater and Surface Water Pollution (Environmental Management).

approved 26. Approval of Master Florida Medicaid Upper Payment Limit Program Agreement with Local Pinellas County Hospitals (Companion Agenda Item No. 27) (Human Services).

approved 27. Approval of Master Hospital Uncompensated and Emergency Care Service Agreement with Local Pinellas County Hospitals (Companion Agenda Item No. 26) (Human Services).

approved 28. Approval of Renewal of an Interlocal Agreement with the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Drug Court Treatment Funding (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 29. Approval of an Agreement with the City of Gulfport and the Sheriff for Latent Fingerprint Services, Crime Scene Services, and Evidence and Property Storage (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 30. Approval of an Agreement with the Pinellas County School Board and the Sheriff for Evidence and Property Storage (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in Justice and Consumer Services FY 2006 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds (Management and Budget).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2006 General Fund for Unexpended FY 05 Funds for the Municipal Services Taxing Unit Local Road Paving and Sidewalk Program (Management and Budget).

approved 33. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Sheriff’s FY 2006 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds (Management and Budget).

34. Other Administrative Matters - None.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 35. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Citimortgage, Inc. v. Daisy Diaz Cruz, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-8083-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

b. Dennis Solo, et al v. Pinellas County, et al - Circuit Civil Case No.
5-7928-CI-15 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries.

c. Darin B. Wilbanks and Elizabeth R. Wilbanks v. Jim Coats, etc. – Circuit Civil Case No. 05-7652-CI-20 – Allegations of Personal Injuries as the Result of a Motor Vehicle Accident.

approved 36. Approval of Amended Contract for Legal Services with Ford & Harrison LLP Retroactive to December 1, 2005.

approved 37. Approval of Appointment of Jason C. Ester as Assistant County Attorney.

38. Miscellaneous.
1. Reported that the county prevailed on all four counts regarding the Innisbrook matter; and that Plaintiffs have 30 days to file an appeal.
2. Related that a jury has been picked in the Patterson wrongful death case which will be heard before Judge Frank Quesada in St. Petersburg.
3. Referring to the Rick Dodge settlement agreement, she suggested that the members read a confidential memorandum of law with additional contingencies that has been received; and indicated that she anticipates receipt of a written agreement which will be placed on the agenda for the January 24, 2006 meeting.


E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 39. Approval of an Amendment to the Technical Support Agreement on a Sole Source Basis with Medtronic Emergency Response Systems for Electrocardiogram Monitor/Defibrillator Maintenance.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD

approved 40. Approval of Maintenance Renewal and Software Licenses on a Sole Source Basis with International Business Machines Corporation for zSeries Software.

UNIFIED PERSONNEL BOARD

approved 41. Approval of an Agreement with Randstad US, L.P. for Temporary Workers Services.


F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

42. None.


G. COUNTY COMMISSION

43. Miscellaneous.

Commissioner Morroni Congratulated Chairman Welch and wished him a great year as Chairman.
Commissioner Seel Related that she will provide the members with a copy of a report to be received by the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) at its next meeting regarding a bus rapid transit feasibility study that concludes that the East Lake, McMullen Booth Road corridor is not feasible. Director of Planning Brian K. Smith provided input in response to queries by Commissioner Harris.
Commissioner Stewart Provided updates re the Job Corps process and the Gulf Boulevard project; requested and received consensus by the members with regard to a proposed staff presentation re “Build Green.”
approved Commissioner Latvala

Moved, seconded by Commissioner Morroni and carried, that Suzanne Henslee be reappointed to the Pinellas County Park Board.

Provided a Charter Review Commission update; and presented Commissioner Morroni with an award by the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce that she had accepted for him.

Commissioner Harris Water conservation tip re save water by watching the weather; suggested that to save money, call the Water Department and request information re “I Want a Healthy Lawn.”
Commissioner Duncan Related that a joint meeting will be held on February 1, 2006 with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority and the PMI task force (an MPO subcommittee) to discuss corridor availability regarding the Bus Rapid Transit issue.

approved Chairman Welch

Commissioner Morroni moved, seconded by Commissioner Duncan and carried, that Benjamin F. Shirley, Jr. be appointed to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors to serve from January 10, 2006 through June 30, 2007; and that Darden Rice be appointed to the Pinellas County Park Board.

  Requested that Commissioner Morroni continue to chair the BCC/PPC Joint Annexation Task Force.
approved Commissioner Morroni moved, seconded by Commissioner Latvala and carried, that a resolution be prepared to indicate members’ support in keeping Manatee County in the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council.

ADJOURNMENT – 10:39 A.M.

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