Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date January 11, 2005 * 9:31 A.M.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

A. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
Any Person Wishing to Speak at This Time, Excluding Non-Public Hearing Items on the Agenda or Issues Previously Acted on by the Board of County Commissioners, 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 Chairman Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.

Reverend Floyd Irwin, Christians and abusive authority.

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 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.

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. TEFRA Hearing on Proposed Issuance of Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority, d/b/a Pinellas County Economic Development Authority, Revenue Bonds Series 2005 (EuroBake, L.P. Project), in an Amount Not to Exceed $5,500,000.00 (Companion Agenda Item No. 50).

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

approved 2. Case CW 04-54 – Pinellas County.
Location – 4.1 Acres Generally Located on the West Side of East Lake Road, 1535 Feet North of Bryan Lane; Amendment from Residential Rural to Residential Estate.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

3.

approved a. Case CW 04-55 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 5.2 Acres Generally Located on the North Side of Gandy Boulevard East of San Martin Drive (Extended) and West of Snug Harbor Road (Extended); Amendment from Commercial General to Residential Low and Preservation.

approved b. Case CW 04-56 – Pinellas Park.
Location – 3.1 Acres Located at 8300 and 8350 66th Street North; Amendment from Commercial General to Residential/Office/Retail.

temporarily deferred 90 days c. Case CW 04-57 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 1.1 Acres Generally Located on the North Side of 38th Avenue South Immediately West of the I-275 Right-of-Way; Amendment from Commercial General to Residential/Office/Retail.

approved d. Case CW 04-58 – Seminole.
Location – 13.2 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard, 584 Feet North of 94th Place and Extending into Lake Seminole; Amendment from Commercial General, Institutional, Residential Urban, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature to Residential Low Medium, Water/Drainage Feature, and Preservation.

approved e. Case CW 04-59 – Pinellas County.
Location – 0.3 Acre Generally Located on the South Side of 101st Avenue North, 450 Feet East of Seminole Boulevard; Amendment from Residential Low Medium to Residential Medium.

approved f. Case CW 04-60 – Pinellas County.
Location – 4.6 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of 28th Street North, 130 Feet North of 42nd Avenue North; Amendment from Residential Urban and Commercial General to Residential Medium.

approved g. Case CW 04-61 – Pinellas County.
Location – 2.7 Acres Generally Located between Harbor Heights Drive North and the Pinellas Trail, all North of 92nd Street North; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial Recreation.

WATER AND NAVIGATION
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 4. Commercial Dock Application CC34834-04 Submitted by the City of Clearwater, State Road 60 (Memorial Causeway) at Mandalay Channel, Clearwater.

temporarily deferred 2/01/05 5. Dredge and Fill Application D/F - 1556/Revised Submitted by Lehigh- Venice LLC, Canals off of Whitcomb Bayou between Meres Boulevard, U.S. Alternate 19 and West Morgan Street, Tarpon Springs.


C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT

approved 6. Minutes of Regular Meetings Held November 16 and December 7, 2004.

approved 7. Reports:

a. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Proposed Annexation – Pirates Cove.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-19 Dated December 9, 2004 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Traffic Ticket Credit Card Payments.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-20 Dated December 16, 2004 – Audit of Outside Attorney Contracts.

d. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-21 Dated December 16, 2004 – Audit of Solid Waste Disposal – Artificial Reef Program.

e. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-22 Dated December 16, 2004 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Clerk’s Accounting.

approved 8. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notice of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7362-05 through 7364-05; Public Hearing to be Held February 3, 2005.

b. City of Oldsmar Resolution No. 2004-35 Expressing Thanks to Commissioner Barbara Sheen Todd for Her 24 Years of Service on the Board of County Commissioners, Effective November 16, 2004.

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Nine Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearing to be Held January 13, 2005.

d. Town of North Redington Beach Resolution No. 2004-98 Adopted November 9, 2004, Regarding Comprehensive Transportation System.

e. Pinellas Park Water Management District Financial Statement Dated October 2004.

f. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Proposed Annexation, First Public Hearing Held December 9, 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 10. Approval of a Release of Maintenance Surety.

approved 11. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

a. Steve’s Excavating & Paving, Inc. for the Currie Lane Drainage Improvements and Cardinal Estates Municipal Services Taxing Unit (MSTU) Resurfacing.

See No. 21 b. R. E. Purcell Construction Company, Inc. for 2004 Countywide Pavement Preservation.

Utilities

approved 12. Approval of an Emergency Purchase of Hurricane Recovery Assistance
with Patton Harris Rust & Associates, Inc. to Oversee Debris Management.

approved 13. Approval of Awards of Bid for Construction at South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility to:

a. Baker Construction Services, Inc. for a Boardwalk and Outfall Containment Cover.

b. Oakhurst Construction Company, Inc. for a Storage Facility.

approved 14. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with A & L Underground, Inc. for Old Oakhurst Road/Seminole Area Reclaimed Water Distribution System – Phase 1B.

approved 15. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Service Agreement with Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Pride Enterprises, for Reprographics and Customer Billing.

Other Departments

approved See No.21 16. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Annual Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to County Code Section 2-145 to Host Regional Environmental Education Training, Workshops, and Other Special Events (Environmental Management).

approved 17. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Annual Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Ordinance No. 00-16 for the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 18. Approval of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment No. 8 (Management and Budget).

approved 19. Approval of an Award of Bid to Waste Management of Pinellas County for Garbage/Trash Collection Services (Purchasing).

AUTHORITIES

Countywide Planning Authority

approved 20. Approval of the Receipt and File of the Composite Annexation Report for Fiscal Years 2000-01 though 2003-04.

 

D. REGULAR AGENDA

21. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

Item No. 11b - Commissioner Seel requested information regarding which streets would be paved and the cost of the program to the MSTU

Item No. 16 - In response to query by Commissioner Seel, County Administrator Stephen M. Spratt indicated that the expenses that may be incurred would be defrayed by registration payments, and contributions for the events.


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 22. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Cox Construction Company for the Construction of the Emergency Medical Services Kalwall Roof Replacement.

Utilities

approved 23. Approval of the Cancellation of the Contract for Sodium Hydroxide (25%) Solution with JCI Jones Chemicals.

Other Departments

approved 24. Approval of a Reappointment to the Housing Finance Authority (Community Development).

approved 25. Adoption of a Resolution for Approval of the Issuance of Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds in the Amount of Not to Exceed $250,000,000 (Community Development).

approved 26. Approval of an Amendment to the Operating Agreement with the Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, Inc. and the Palm Harbor Community Services District MSTU (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 27. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve A4052535968 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2006-2011 (Economic Development).

approved 28. Approval of an Agreement with the State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs to Accept Disaster Relief Funds Incurred During the Response to Hurricane Charley (Emergency Management).

approved 29. Approval of an Agreement with the State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs to Accept Disaster Relief Funds Incurred During the Response to Hurricane Frances (Emergency Management).

approved 30. Approval of an Agreement with the State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs to Accept Disaster Relief Funds Incurred During the Response to Hurricane Jeanne (Emergency Management).

approved 31. Approval of First Amendment to the Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Roosevelt Creek Watershed Management Program (Environmental Management).

approved 32. Approval of the Cancellation of the Contract for Lot Maintenance and Debris Removal with Stan Cisilski, Inc. (Environmental Management).

approved 33. Approval of a Contract with the State of Florida, Department of Health and the Pinellas County Health Department for the Operation of the Health Department (Human Services).

approved 34. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for Reappropriation of Neighborhood Enhancement Grants for Community Development (Management and Budget).

approved 35. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Supplement Participant Fee Revenues for the County Extension (Management and Budget).

approved 36. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Supplement a U.S. Department of Justice Grant for Human Services (Management and Budget).

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Supplement a Human Services Grant for the Homeless (Management and Budget).

approved 38. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for Reappropriation of an Indigent Healthcare Fee for Human Services (Management and Budget).

approved 39. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for Reappropriation of Local Road Paving and Sidewalk Program Funds MSTU for Public Works (Management and Budget).

approved 40. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Transfer Fund Balance Associated with School Resource Officer Services for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 41. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Transfer Fund Balance Associated with Prior Year Grants for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 42. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve the Proposed Amendments to the Downtown Clearwater Redevelopment Plan (Planning).

approved 43. Approval of the Emergency Suspension of Performance by HGJ Maintenance Engineering, Inc. and Award of Bid to Knight Facilities Management, Inc. and to Tri-Angle Maintenance Service for Janitorial Services (Purchasing).

approved 44. Approval of an Agreement with Marsh Risk Technologies Company for the Risk Management Claims Administration System (Risk Management).

approved 45. Approval of the Payment of Insurance Premiums to Willis of Florida for Boiler and Machinery and All Property Layers of Insurance (Risk Management).

46. Other Administrative Matters.

a. Item No. 54 - Proposed Annexation Criteria
Board adopted proposal No. 2 submitted by County Administrator, and approved sending letters to each individual mayor and city council member advising of the board's action.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 47. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Deutsch Bank v. Rhonda Calhoun, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8530-CI-13 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

b. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems v. Bobby Leroy Irons, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8612-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services, Judgment(s) for Fine and Costs and Judgment(s) for Attorney Fees.

c. Nationscredit Financial Services Corporation v. Gladys Davis, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8526-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgment(s) for Fine and Costs and Judgment(s) for Attorney Fees.

approved 48. Approval of the Authority to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Pinellas County v. Visk Construction – Risk Claim #GC0159762 – Repair Costs Due to Damaged Sewer Line.

None 49. Miscellaneous.

 

E. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 50. Adoption of a Resolution to Authorize the Issuance of Not to Exceed $5,500,000 in Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (EuroBake L.P. Project), Series 2005 (Companion Agenda Item No. 1).

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 51. Adoption of a Resolution for the State of Florida, Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund and Approval of a Grant Application.

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

52. Belleair Causeway Bridge Update.

53. Revised Water Billing Practices Report.

See Item No. 46 54. Proposed Annexation Criteria.

a. Report on service impacts re Healthy Kids Program.

 

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

55. Miscellaneous.

** County Attorney Susan H. Churuti announced that a Shadow Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 18 at 2:00 P.M. in the BCC Conference Room re Eldridge Wilde litigation.**

Commissioner Welch Reported that he has been appointed by the Governor's Office to serve on the Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs;. Board approved the appointment of Mr. Will Alexander to the Building Board for Examining Adjustments and Appeals.
Commissioner Harris Water conservation tip.
Commissioner Seel Related that there is no longer a proposal to demolish the Belleview Biltmore Resort & Spa; and requested that staff work with members of the community in identifying and preserving properties that have historical significance to the entire county.
Commissioner Duncan Commented on luncheon he recently attended where Gary Vickers, Director of Emergency Management, was a guest speaker.
Commissioner Morroni Announced his annual law enforcement dinner will be held on January 28.

 

ADJOURNMENT 12:47 P.M.