Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date January 18, 2005 * 3:02 P.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 Withdrawn withdrawn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. CONSENT AGENDA

approved 1. Approval of Minutes – None.

approved 2. Reports:

a. City of Largo Ability to Serve Report Regarding 16th Avenue Southeast Annexation Area.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-23 Dated December 30, 2004 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Emergency Management.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2005-1 Dated January 3, 2005 – Audit of Compensation Plan – Clerk of the Circuit Court.

d. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 2005-087, Operational Audit of County Transportation Trust Funds for the Period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

approved a. City of Seminole Ordinance No. 31-2004 Effective December 14, 2004 Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

temporarily deferred 2/1/05 b. City of St. Petersburg Ordinances Nos. 706-G and 707-G, Effective December 23, 2004 Annexing Certain Property.

approved c. Pinellas Park Water Management District Financial Statement Dated November 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval of a Release of Completion Surety.

approved 6. Approval of Release of Retainage with Mathews Construction for the New Tierra Verde Fire Station No. 2, and Acceptance of Contract as Complete.

approved 7. Approval of the Quarterly Receipt and File Report of the County Administrator-Approved Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Amendments and/or Agreements from October 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004.

Other Departments

approved 8. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Signature (County Administrator).

approved 9. Approval of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment No. 9 (Management and Budget).

 

B. REGULAR AGENDA

See Item No. 4b 10. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 11. Approval of an Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. for Consulting Engineering Services for the Security Enhancement Project.

Public Works

approved 12. Approval of a Four–Way Stop Condition at 31st Street North between 54th Avenue North and 58th Avenue North.

approved 13. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 6610 Hibiscus Avenue South for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution and Issuance of a County Deed Transferring a County-Owned Parcel to Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. (Companion Agenda Item No. 15).

approved 15. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Pinellas County Health Department (General Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 14).

Utilities

approved 16. Approval of an Award of Bid for Water and Sewer Materials, Iron, Valves, and Accessories to Various Suppliers.

approved 17. Approval of an Award of Bid for Water and Sewer Materials, Brass, and Accessories to Various Suppliers.

Other Departments

approved 18. Approval to Declare Four Small Parcels of Land Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Two Adjacent Parcels in the Dansville Community (Community Development).

approved 19. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve A0120731791 as a Qualified Applicant for the Brownfield Redevelopment Bonus and Part of the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2006-2011 (Economic Development).

approved 20. Approval of a Fourth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Apostolu Food Service, Inc. for the Concessions at Fort DeSoto Park (General Services).

approved 21. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Supplement the Fund Balance Associated with the City of Safety Harbor for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 22. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Increase Appropriation for Unanticipated Fund Balance and Grant Proceeds in the Capital Projects Fund (Management and Budget).

approved 23. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund to Supplement the Fund Balance Associated with a Terrorism Prevention Program Grant for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

24. Other Administrative Matters.

approved as amended a. Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Reauthorization Requests.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 25. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Michael P. Mayberry, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-9066-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

b. Wachovia Bank v. Gerry Threat, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8934-CI-13 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgment(s) for Fine and Costs and Judgment(s) for Attorney Fees and Costs.

c. Luke Brothers, Inc. v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8749-CI-13 – Allegations of Breach of Contract.

d. Lillie McCoy v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8478-CI-8 – Allegations of Violations of Florida Civil Rights Act and the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act.

approved 26. Approval of the Authority to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Russell, et al v. The Clusters Apartments – PCO No. PC-04-004 - Allegations of Race Discrimination.

approved 27. Approval of the Authority to Intervene in the Housing Discrimination Case of Screnock, et al v. Goldstar Management Co., et al – PCO No. PC-04-008; HUD No. 04-04-0156-8; PCO No. PC-04-015; HUD No. 04-04-0694-8.

public hearing 2/22/05 28. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 118-34 of the Pinellas County Code Relating to the Composition of the Tourist Development Council.

approved 29. Approval of an Amendment to the Special Counsel Contract with Ford & Harrison, LLP.

30. Miscellaneous.

a. Second District Court upheld fireworks ordinance re Phantom Fireworks.
b. Conflict resolution process initiated re Town of Redington Beach.

 

C. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

31.

a. Announced community meetings re proposed code enforcement ordinances.
b. Status report re City of St. Petersburg Tax Increment Financing proposal.

 

D. COUNTY COMMISSION

32. Miscellaneous.

Commissioner Harris: Request to revisit licensing/permitting re trash collection;
water conservation tip re low flow toilets.
approved Commissioner Latvala: Appointment of Karen Burns to Charter Revision Commission as League of Women Voters’ representative.
Chairman Morroni: Congratulations re reopening of the Treasure Island Chamber
of Commerce; Law Enforcement Dinner to be held January 28,
2005, open to the public.

6:30 P.M.

E. 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.

Jo An Totty, Palm Harbor, re My Home and the County – Administrator Spratt to follow up.
Neal McCracken, Unincorporated Pinellas County, re Don’t Move, Improve Program.
W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re Legislative.

 

F. 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 33. Proposed Ordinance Revising the Pinellas County Code and Pinellas County Land Development Code Relating to Superiority of Liens.

approved 34. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Michael W. Patterson and Marissa L. Kyne, n/k/a Marissa Patterson, for the West 3.50 Feet of the East 15 Feet of the North 40 Feet of the South 53 Feet of the 15-Foot Drainage and Utility Easement Lying within the East 15 Feet of Service Tract, Woodland Hills Subdivision.

approved 35. Petition to Vacate Submitted by BDG IRR, LLC for a 5-Foot Utility Easement Lying in the North 5 Feet of Lot 1, Unit 1, of Belleair Manor Unit 1 and Unit 2 Subdivision.

approved 36. Petition to Vacate Submitted by 118th Place, LLLP, Allen F. and Gretchen H. Gates, Trustees, and Baycare Home Care, Inc. for a Portion of Pinellas Groves Right-of-Way in the North Half of Section 13, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.

approved 37. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Steven Glenn and Stacey Ann Ducker for the East 3.50 Feet of the West 10 Feet of the North 37 Feet of the South 46 Feet of the 10 Foot Utility Easement Lying Within Lot 13, Oak Tree Highlands Subdivision.

denied 38. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Linda Woodhouse for an Irregularly Shaped Portion of Missouri Avenue Right-of-Way Adjacent to Lot 10, Sutherland Shores.

approved 39. Proposed Resolution Regarding Revised Retail Water Billing Practices and Water Base Charge for Retail Water Customers.

40. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

temporarily deferred 30 days a. CU-1-11-04.
Application of Shawn Waller through Shaw & Associates, James J. Shaw, Representative, to Permit a Solid Waste Facility Recycling Wood into Firewood and Mulch as a Conditional Use on Approximately 1.2148 Acres on the East Side of 12th Street Southeast, 293 Feet South of Donegan Road.

temporarily deferred 30 days b. Z/LU-4-11-04.
Application of Coy Bentley for a Zoning Change from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and Land Use Change from Residential Medium to Commercial Neighborhood on Approximately 0.686 Acre at the Northeast Corner of 62nd Avenue North and 28th Street North.

approved c. Z-2-12-04.
Application of Timothy L. Jackowski through Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, in care of E. D. Armstrong, III, Esquire, Representative, for a Zoning Change from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to RM-7.5, Residential Medium-7.5 Units per Acre on Approximately 1.97 Acres on the East Side of Summerdale Drive, 670 Feet North of Evans Road.

approved d. Z-4-12-04.
Application of Michele M., Lordina L., John and Neil Corteo through Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, in care of Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Representative, for a Zoning Change from CP-1, Commercial Parkway and CR, Commercial Recreation to RPD-10, Residential Planned Development-10 Units per Acre and RPD-7.5, Residential Planned Development-7.5 Units per Acre and Developer’s Agreement on Approximately 11.067 Acres at the Northeast Corner of U.S. Highway 19 and Rita Lane.

denied e. Z-5-12-04.
Application of QS Investments, Inc. through Quynh Tran, Representative, for a Zoning Change from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to RM-12.5, Residential Multiple Family-12.5 Units per Acre on Two Parcels of Approximately 1.8 Acres Total. Parcel 1: Approximately 1.2 Acres at the Northeast Corner of San Merino Boulevard and Plaza Comercio. Parcel 2: Approximately 0.6 Acre at the Northeast Corner of Snug Harbor Road and Plaza Comercio.

ADJOURNMENT – 8:20 P.M.