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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:03 P.M. January 20, 2004

Corrected 1/22/03: see items 7, 18, 44

RESULTS KEY
Approved approved
Denied denied
Temporarily Deferred temporarily deferred
Public Hearing public hearing
 Withdrawn withdrawn

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INVOCATION

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

A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held December 16, 2003.

approved 2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Florida, Supervisor of Elections Financial Statements for the Year Ended September 30, 2003 (with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon).

b. 2003-2004 Final Budget for Tampa Bay Water.

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notice of a Proposed Change to a Previously Approved Development of Regional Impact for Park Place to Extend the Build-Out Date by Five Years from December 31, 2003 to December 31, 2008 Regarding Ordinance No. 7215-03 Held December 18, 2003.

b. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2004-17 and 2004-18 Held January 6, 2004.

c. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 2 Dated November 20, 2003, Together with Financial Statement Dated November 2003.


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending December 31, 2003.

approved 6. Approval of the Release of a Surety.

See Item 18 7. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Consultant Selection for the Bryan Dairy Road - Starkey Road to 72nd Street Project.

approved 8. Approval of Change Orders:

a. No. 1 (Final) for Hidden Meadows and Garlands Drainage Improvements with Kloote Contracting, Inc.

b. No. 2 (Final) to the General Construction Agreement with CEM Enterprises, Inc., Acceptance of Final Completion, and Authorization to Release Retainage Monies for the South Stairway Brick Repair Renovation Project at 315 Court Street, Clearwater.

approved 9. Approval Awards of Bid for:

a. County Road No. 1 from Tampa Road to New York Avenue Project to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc.

b. Landscape and Maintenance of Belcher Road from Tampa Road to Alderman Road to Lubrano Enterprises, Inc.


Utilities

approved 10. Approval of the Confirmation of an Emergency Purchase of Pipeline Replacement Services from Gulfcoast Utility Constructors, Inc.


Other Departments

approved 11. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Signature (County Administrator).

approved 12. Approval of an Award of Bid for Grounds Maintenance, Fred E. Marquis Trail, to the Budd Group for Group 1 and to Lubrano Enterprises, Inc. for Groups 2, 3, and 4 (Culture, Education and Leisure).

approved 13. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands Cleared (Environmental Management).

approved 14. Approval of a Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence against Women to Expand Visitation and Exchange Services throughout Pinellas County (Human Services).

approved 15. Approval of Budget Amendment No. 2 for Fiscal Year 2004 (Management and Budget).

approved 16. Approval of the Receipt and File Reports for the Quarter Ending December 31, 2003 (Management and Budget):

a. Law Enforcement Trust Fund – Payments to the Sheriff.

b. Administrative Budget Amendments for Fiscal Years 2003 and 2004

approved 17. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Procurement Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending December 31, 2003 (Purchasing).

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

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

Item No. 7 Commissioner Seel requested that future agenda items identify funds associated with the Transportation Impact Fee.

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 19. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Renewal Options, Memorandum of
Lease, and Development Agreement for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.


Public Works

approved 20. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on Northwood Drive,
Located between Belleair Road and Keene Road; Two Speed Humps on Southwood Lane, Located between Keene Road and Northwood Drive; a Three-Way Stop Condition on Northwood Drive at Southwood Lane; and One Additional Speed Hump on Northwood Drive if After-Studies so Indicate.

approved 21. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on 50th Avenue North between 66th Street North and 64th Street North; Four Speed Humps on 51st Avenue North between 64th Street North and 62nd Street North; and One Speed Hump Each on Rena Street, North Ridge Street, and 64th Street North between 50th Avenue North and 52nd Avenue North.

approved 22. Approval of an Award of Bid for Landscape Maintenance of Tampa Road
from U.S. Highway 19 to McMullen Booth Road to A and E Designs, Inc.


Utilities

approved 23. Approval of an Amendment to the Agreement and First Option of Renewal
for Landscaping Maintenance Services with Natural Designs Landscaping, Inc. for Grounds Maintenance.

approved 24. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) with Aqua Data, Inc. for the
Computerized Unidirectional Flushing Program.

approved 25. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing Regarding an
Ordinance Relating to Solid Waste Buffers, Variance Procedures and Criteria, and Regulatory Authority on Pinellas County Solid Waste Facilities.


Other Departments

approved 26. Approval of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Lease
Agreement with Krizmanich Holdings, L.C. (General Services).

approved 27. Approval of a Support Agreement with the University of Florida Board of
Trustees for the Provision of Dental Services for Economically-Deprived Families (Human Services).

approved 28. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a
Particular Purpose in Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund for the Sheriff, Law Enforcement Trust Fund and Federal Equitable Sharing Trust Fund (Management and Budget).

approved 29. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a
Particular Purpose in Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund for Human Services, U.S. Department of Justice Grant (Management and Budget).

approved 30. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a
Particular Purpose in Fiscal Year 2004 Capital Projects Fund for I-275 Southbound Entry Ramp Construction at Ulmerton Road (Management and Budget).

approved 31. Approval of the Authorization to Pay Insurance Premiums to Acordia Southeast for the Extension of Expiration Dates to December 1, 2004, on all Property Layers of Insurance (Risk Management).

32. Other Administrative Matters

a. Announced public hearing to be held at the Young-Rainey Star Center re center's designation as
a Brownfield site.
approvedb. Resolution adopted approving exchange of County-owned parcel for a privately-owned parcel.
approvedc. Authority granted to advertise proposed ordinance protecting properties of metropolitan significance.

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 33. Authority for the County Attorney to Defend:

a. Mary Katherine Day-Petrano v. Pinellas County, et al – Federal Case No. 8:03-CIV-1746-T-24MSS – Allegations of Retaliation and Other Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

b. Scott Flynn d/b/a Flynn Investments v. Frank James Ashley, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-9688-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Charges.

c. Rex Kenester, etc., et al v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-9086-CI-13 – Allegations of Damages Due to Sewer Back Up.

approved 34. Approval of Refunding Restitution Money Turned Over to the General Fund as Unclaimed Funds in the Amount of $972.00.

approved 35. Approval of an Amendment to the 401(a) Plan.

approved 36. Approval of the Second Extension of the Eldridge-Wilde Wellfield Agreement with Tampa Bay Water and the Trustees of the H. George Wilde 1989 Trust.

None 37. Miscellaneous.

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C. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 38. Approval of Amendment No. 4 to the Lease Agreement with Pinellas Plant Community Reuse Organization, Inc.


EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 39. Approval of the Pinellas County Ambulance Service Accounts Receivable Write-Off.

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

approved 40.

a. Authority to Proceed with Strategic Planning Process.
b. Report on meeting with Mayor Baker re Gateway Annexation.

 

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 41. Approval of Re-Appointments to the Pinellas County Housing Finance Authority.

approved 42. Approval of Appointments to the Social Action Funding Advisory Board.

approved 43. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors.

44. Miscellaneous.


Commissioner Welch

Selected to serve an additional year as Information Technology Board (ITB) Chairman; invitation to Interim ITD Director Dave Sitter's retirement party on January 23 at 2:00 P.M.; and status report on childcare definition revision.


Commissioner Stewart

Status report on Transportation Impact Fee (TIP) Task Force recommendation to phase out impact fees; and Transit Governance Task Force meeting on January 23 at 3:30 P.M.


Commissioner Seel

Elimination of impact fee and "No Fee Zones"; upcoming agenda for Pinellas Assembly follow-up meeting; and upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. re 2004 federal appropriation process and other legislative issues.


Commissioner Harris

Water conservation tip.


Commissioner Todd

RPC staff analysis of proposed legislation re DRI process and other regional review programs and recommended follow-up by Ms. Stanfield; NACo conference to be held in March; and upcoming visit by scientists and environmentalists to Weedon Island Preserve.


Commissioner Morroni

TIP Task Force recommendation; announced the appreciation dinner for firefighters and law enforcement personnel.


Commissioner Latvala

Appointment of Suzanne Hebert to Feather Sound MSTU Board; and report on first CRC meeting.


Administrator Spratt

Distributed report re St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport Community Progress update.

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6:30 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

F. 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.

John Schloder, re Museum of Fine Arts Chihuly Across Florida exhibition.
Peg Mahara, Ozona, re "Ozona OVIS members win with waste services."
H. Patrick Wheeler, Palm Harbor, re BCC Visioning Session agenda.
Peter White, Pinellas Park, re helping the poor.
Mary Berglund, re USA Patriot Act/civil liberties.
Dwight Lawton, St. Petersburg, re protection of civil liberties of the people of Pinellas County.
Marilyn Weaver, Tarpon Springs, re overpopulation and euthanasia of companion animals.
Pamela Borres, Pinellas Park; and Tina Koufas-Eisbacher, Largo, re spay/neuter program.
Jim Gisando, St. Petersburg, re Pinellas County Animal Services.
June Liggins, re animal care.
Joan Marzi, Seminole, re Pinellas Animal Foundation.


G. 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.

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.

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 & 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.

temporarily deferred 2-17-04 45. Multi-Use Dock Application M33664-03/Revised Submitted by Richard Ladd/DR Horton Homes, 5200 - 4th Street South, Little Bayou, St. Petersburg (To be continued).


SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

approved 46. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Purchasing Ordinance Relating to the Debarment of Contractors.

47. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

withdrawn a. Z-1-12-03.
Application of John F. Ruggles, Anthony Johannesmeyer and Edward Attia, through Mark H. Goertemoeller, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-3, Single Family Residential, R-2, Single Family Residential and A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to RPD-5, Residential Planned Development-5 Units per Acre on Approximately 9.561 Acres on the North Side of 164th Avenue North between 49th Street North and the Bayside Bridge (a/k/a 4801-164th Avenue North, 4819-164th Avenue North and 4899-164th Avenue North) (Parcel ID Nos. 33-29-16-70380-100-0300, 33-29-16-70380-100-0400 and 33-29-16-70380-100-0306).

approved b. Z/LU-2-12-03.
Application of Robert H. Smith, as Trustee, through David A. Bacon, Esquire, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Commercial General on Approximately 0.19 Acre on the North Side of 56th Avenue North, 118 Feet West of 34th Street North (Parcel ID Nos. 34-30-16-29628-004-0180, 34-30-16-29628-004-0190 and the West 43 Feet of 34-30-16-29628-004-0170).

approved c. Z-3-12-03.
Application of Something Different From Around the World, Inc., through Nancy F. Montanari, Owner/Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support to M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry on Approximately 0.747 Acre at the Northwest Corner of Ulmerton Road and Southwind Lane (Parcel ID Nos. 02-30-15-70434-400-2604, 02-30-15-70434-400-2603 and 02-30-15-84528-000-0010).

approved d. CU-4-12-03.
Application of Waste Management, Inc. of Florida, through Ronald M. Kaplin, Representative, for a Conditional Use Change of Hours of Previously Approved Recycling Facility on Approximately 9.62 Acres on the West Side of 40th Street North, 1,300 Feet South of Ulmerton Road (Parcel ID Nos. 10-30-16-71010-200-1501 and 10-30-16-71010-200-1503).


approved e. Z/LU-5-12-03.
Application of Hawkins Family Partnership, Ltd. and Richard A. Hurley, in care of Jim Myers, through E. D. Armstrong III, Esquire, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from P-1, General Professional Office, R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential and C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and Land Use Change from Residential/Office General and Residential Urban to Commercial General on Approximately 1.54 Acres at the Southeast Corner of 54th Avenue North and 35th Way North (Parcel ID Nos. 03-31-16-50994-004-0100, 03-31-16-50994-004-0120, 03-31-16-50994-004-0130, 03-31-16-50994-004-0140, 03-31-16-50994-004-0070 and 03-31-16-50994-004-0090).

approved f. Z/LU-6-12-03.
Application of Friends of the Deaf Services Center, Inc. and Robert A. and Iona M. James, through Robert Pergolizzi, AICP, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to RM-12.5, Residential Multiple Family-12.5 Units per Acre, RM-5, Residential Multiple Family-5 Units per Acre and PC, Preservation Conservation and Land Use Change from Commercial General, Residential Low and Preservation to Residential Medium, Residential Low and Preservation on Approximately 12 Acres on the East Side of 83rd Street North, 158 Feet North of Park Boulevard North (a/k/a 7525 and 7725-83rd Street North) (Parcel ID Nos. 25-30-15-69678-400-3002, 25-30-15-69678-400-3003, 25-30-15-69678-400-3601 and 25-30-15-69678-400-3604).


ADJOURNMENT 7:32 P.M.

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