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Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results - February 4, 2003

Meeting Date February 4, 2003 * 9:35 a.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

+

Denied

X

Temporarily Deferred

TD

Public Hearing

PH Date

 

INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS

A. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD - None

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.

B. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

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.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

1.

+a. Case #CW 03-3 - Pinellas County.
Location - 3.66 Acres Located on the Former Seaboard Coastline Railroad Right-of-Way North of the Anclote River and East of U.S. Alternate 19. Amendment from Undesignated to Recreation/Open Space.

+b. Case #CW 03-4 - Pinellas County.
Location - 2.49 Acres Located Within the Brooker Creek Preserve. Amendment from Residential Estate to Preservation.

+c. Case #CW 03-5 - Pinellas County.
Location - 1.0 Acre Located on the North Side of Walsingham Road, 429 Feet West of Ridge Road (Pinellas Trail). Amendment from Undesignated to Recreation/Open Space.

+d. Case #CW 03-6 - Pinellas County.
Location - 0.72 Acre Located on the East Side of 58th Street North and the West Side of George Boulevard, 230 Feet North of Russell Street. Amendment from Public/Semi-Public to Residential Urban.

+e. Case #CW 03-7 - Pinellas County.
Location - 0.72 Acre Located on the East Side of 58th Street North and the West Side of George Boulevard, 110 Feet North of Russell Street. Amendment from Public/Semi-Public to Residential Urban.

+f. Case #CW 03-8 - Pinellas County.
Location - 3.34 Acres Located on the North Side of Bay Pines Boulevard, West of Park Street (Pinellas Trail). Amendment from Undesignated to Recreation/Open Space.

+g. Case #CW 03-9 - Pinellas County.
Location - 10.09 Acres Located within the Brooker Creek Preserve. Amendment from Residential Estate to Preservation.

+h. Case #CW 03-10 - City of Pinellas Park.
Location - 0.13 Acre Located on the South Side of 94th Avenue North, 250 Feet West of 49th Street North. Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential Low Medium.

+i. Case #CW 03-11 - City of Oldsmar.
Location - 5.57 Acres Located on the West Side of Shore Drive East at its Intersection with Lafayette Boulevard. Amendment from Residential Low to Recreation/Open Space.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

2.

+a. Case #CW 03-1 - Pinellas County.
Location - 26.88 Acres Located on the North Side of Gandy Boulevard, 1,555 Feet East of Brighton Bay Boulevard Northeast. Amendment from Commercial Recreation and Residential Low to Residential Low and Preservation.

+b. Case #CW 03-2 - Pinellas County.
Location - 3.69 Acres Located on the North Side of 102nd Avenue North, 180 Feet West of 66th Street North. Amendment from Commercial General to Industrial Limited.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

WD 3. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 134 of the County Land
Development Code Regarding Vested Rights.

+ 4. Proposed Ordinance Creating Lealman Heights 2nd Section Subdivision Street Lighting District.

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.

5. Multi-Use Dock Application M31380-02, Aloha Towers Condos/George Allen TD Clouse, 19627 Gulf Boulevard, The Narrows, Indian Shores.

+C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

6. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of January 7, 2003.

7. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for the Month of December 2002.

b. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from October 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002.

c. Foreign Trade Zone No. 193 Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2002.

d. Pinellas County, Florida, Planning Council's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2002.

e. Financial Statements of Palm Harbor Special Fire Control and Rescue District for the Year ended September 30, 2002.

8. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

9. Miscellaneous Items to Be Received for Filing:

a. One Item Related to Dock, Pier and Wharf Construction Contract Bonds.

b. Town of Belleair Resolution No. 2002-31 Adopted November 19, 2002 Regarding Proposed Sale of Town's Wastewater Collection System.

c. City of Clearwater Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendment Notices of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7093-03 through 7095-03 to be Held February 5, 2003; Ordinances Nos. 7088-03 and 7089-03 to be Held February 20, 2003; and Ordinances Nos. 7076-03 through 7087-03 to be Held March 6, 2003.

d. City of Largo Notice of Annexation Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2003-34 and 2003-35 Held January 21, 2003.

e. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Three Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held January 23, 2003.

f. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 30-2002 and 31-2002 Adopted December 10, 2002, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

10. Approval to Release Sureties and Record Plat.

11. Approval of Awards of Bid:

a. Dansville Redevelopment Area - Phase II.

b. Countywide Parks Roof Replacement - Phase II.

Other Departments

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

13. Approval of Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2002 (Management and Budget):

a. Budget Amendment No. 39.

b. Budget Amendment No. 40.

14. Approval of Budget Amendments for Fiscal Year 2003 (Management and Budget):

a. Budget Amendment No. 7.

b. Budget Amendment No. 8.

15. Receipt and File of Law Enforcement Trust Fund Report for the Period from April 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002 (Management and Budget).

16. Approval of Insurance Premium Payment to Acordia for Underground Storage Tanks (Risk Management).

D. REGULAR AGENDA

None 17. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

+18. Approval of Emergency Purchase for Fred Howard Park Causeway Repairs.

+19. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Installation of a Traffic Control Signal at the Intersection of Starkey Road (CR1) and Bardmoor Boulevard.

+20. Approval of Change Order No. 1 - Final - Wall Springs Park Phase II.

+21. Approval of Change Order No. 1 - Final - Part I: Construction of Intersection Improvements to 62nd Avenue at 22nd Street; Part II: Construction of Traffic Safety Improvements to Rainbow Village at Jefferson Circle and Adams Circle.

+22. Approval of Award of Contract for Adopt-A-Mile/Adopt-A-Pond Program.

+23. Approval of Award of Proposal for Altosid Products and Technical Support.

Utilities

+24. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Consultant Services for the City of Treasure Island Reclaimed Water Distribution System.

+25. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Professional Consulting Services for County/City of Clearwater Reclaimed Water Interconnect.

+26. Approval to Cancel Contract for Meter Boxes (COOP) with Hughes Supply.

Other Departments

+27. Approval of First Amendment to the Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Brooker Creek Restoration Project - Channel L (Environmental Management).

+28. Approval of Partial Termination of a Permanent Utility Easement on the Palace of the Orient Restaurant Property Due to Utility Pipe Relocation (General Services).

+29. Approval of a Recommendation to Declare Surplus, and to Authorize the Exchange and Advertisement of, a Portion of Real Property (General Services).

+30. Approval of a Recreational License Agreement with East Lake Youth Sports Association, Inc. (General Services).

+31. Approval of a Traffic Law Enforcement Agreement with East Lake Woodlands Community Association, Inc. (Justice Coordination).

+32. Adoption of Resolutions to Appropriate Unanticipated Fund Balance and Grant Proceeds in the Capital Projects Fund and in the Special Assessment Paving Fund for Fiscal Year 2003 (Management and Budget).

+33. Adoption of a Resolution to Supplement the Fiscal Year 2003 Social Services General Fund Budget and Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose (Management and Budget).

34. Other Administrative Matters.

  • BCC acting as Fire Authority approved resolution re acceptance of 1985 fire truck to be donated to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

+35. Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. Lakeith Amir-Sharif v. Pinellas County Jail, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9530-CI-21 - Allegations of Damages and Recovery of Personal Property; Lakeith Amir-Sharif v. Everett S. Rice, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-9534-CI-21 - Allegations of Damages and Recovery of Additional Personal Property; and Lakeith Amir-Sharif v. Everett S. Rice - Small Claims Case No. 03-0086-SC-NPC - Allegations of Incorrect Commissary Charges.

b. William Scott Lang v. Pinellas County Jail - Small Claims Case No. 03-0035-SC-NPC - Allegations of Withholding Personal Property.

c. Donald Metzgar v. Pinellas County Sheriff's Department - Circuit Civil Cases Nos. 02-009335-CI-13, 02-009414-CI-20, 02-009587-CI-13; Donald Metzgar v. State Attorney, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-009711-CI-08; Donald Metzgar v. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-000105-CI-11; and Donald Metzgar v. Everett S. Rice, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-000248-CI-11 - All Allegations Relate to His Incarceration at the Pinellas County Jail.

+36. Authority for County Attorney to File a Small Claims Action on Behalf of Sunstar Against the Estate of Richard Christenson for Unpaid Ambulance Bills.

+37. Authority to Initiate Litigation against Michael and Sahar Andolino for Civil Penalties and Restoration for Violation of the Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act.

+38. Approval of an Extension of Special Counsel Contract with Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. for Special Finance and Tax Matters.

+39. Approval of an Addition to Exhibit "A" of Special Counsel Contract of Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, P.A. for Legal Services Relating to the South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Litigation.

+40. Approval of the Hiring of Foley and Lardner Law Firm to Assist Pinellas County Government with Compliance of HIPAA Requirements.

+41. Approval of a Contract for Law Enforcement for the City of Largo for Latent Fingerprint Services.

+42. Approval of a Contract for Law Enforcement for the City of Gulfport for Crime Scene Services and Evidence and Property Storage.

43. Miscellaneous.

(1) Announcement re jury selection for personal injury trial.

(2) Announcement of shadow meeting re billboard litigation at 2:00 P.M. this date.

E. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

+44. Approval of Amendment of Contract for Grounds Maintenance at Young-Rainey STAR Center.

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

45

a. Solid Waste Collection and Licensing Report.
County Administrator to bring back recommendations for Lealman area.

b. Announced WorkNet Executive Committee meeting on February 5; Interim Director to be selected.

c. Status report re Gulf Boulevard project.

d. Status report re dispute resolution process.

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

+46. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas County Park Board.

47. Miscellaneous.

a. Countywide Traffic Signal System resolution adopted as amended.

b. Comm. Morroni - update on Hamlin Boulevard roadway and sidewalk work.

c. Chairman Seel (1) re groundbreaking at Mercy Hospital; (2) announced meeting with Pinellas American Assembly Coordinating Committee; (3) reported visit of Russian tourism delegation last week.

d. Comm. Stewart re Tampa Bay Buccaneers' world championship.

e. Comm. Todd (1) re forthcoming resolution re Tampa Bay Buccaneers; (2) reported on National Council for Science and Environment annual conference; (3) reported on accomplishments of one of Pinellas County teen groups.

f. Comm. Welch re (1) Tampa Bay Buccaneers and (2) Mercy Hospital project.

g. Chairman Seel re consideration of public poll for clothing-optional beaches.

ADJOURNMENT: 12:47 P.M.