Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date February 20, 2007 * 3:01 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of January 9, 2007.

approved 2. Reports – None.

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed St. Petersburg Relay Replacement Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (Florida Gas Transmission Company, Docket No. CP06-429-000).

b. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Prehearing and Hearing Regarding Requirement for Investor-Owned Electric Utilities to File Ongoing Storm Preparedness Plans and Implementation Cost Estimates, Held January 22, 2007 and February 5, 2007, Respectively, in Tallahassee.

c. Correspondence from Weber Marking Systems, Inc. Regarding Notification of Layoffs, Pursuant to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meetings Nos. 2 and 3, Dated November 16 and December 21, 2006, Respectively; and Financial Statement for the Month of December 2006.

e. Town of Indian Shores Resolution No. 2-2007 Adopted January 9, 2007, Requesting That the Florida Legislature Support Certain Issues During the 2007 Legislative Session.

f. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2007-01 Adopted January 16, 2007, Annexing Certain Property.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval of a Revised Change Order No. 4 Final with Bayshore Construction, Inc. for Boardwalk Construction (Various Locations).

Utilities

approved 6. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Top Three Ranked Firms for Geotechnical Engineering Services for Miscellaneous Projects.

approved 7. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Acceptance of the Agreement as Complete with David Nelson Construction Co. for Annual Sanitary Sewer Requirements for Repair, Rehab, and Extensions.

approved 8. Approval of an Award of Bid to Centrisys Corporation for South Cross Bayou Centrifuge Repair and Retrofit.

Other Departments

approved 9. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator).

approved 10. Adoption of a Resolution Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code Authorizing Expenditure of Public Funds for Refreshments at the Pinellas Women’s Forum (County Administrator).

See No. 14 11. Approval of a Name Change from Palm Harbor Resort to Sutherland Item Bayou Boat Ramp (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 12. Approval of an Agreement for the Summer Food Service Program for Children with the Florida Department of Education, Division of Support Services, Food and Nutrition Management (Human Services).

approved 13. Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Budget Amendment No. 9 (Management and Budget).

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

approved 14. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Item No. 11 pulled from Consent Agenda to be presented as regular agenda item.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 15. Approval of an Office Lease Agreement with DHL Express (USA), Inc.

Public Works

approved 16. Adoption of a Resolution to Transfer County-Owned Real Property from Pinellas County Utilities Department to the Pinellas County Public Works Department.

approved 17. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement with Coastal Marine Construction Incorporated for Repair of Dunedin Causeway Bridges (Rebid).

approved 18. Approval of the Fourth Amendment to the Management Consultant Services Agreement with Lorick Associates Consulting, Inc. for the Highway Department.

approved 19. Approval of a Construction Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) for a Railroad Crossing at Bryan Dairy Road.

approved 20. Approval of a Construction Agreement with CSXT for a Railroad Crossing at McMullen Booth Road.

approved 21. Adoption of a Resolution Determining the Necessity to Construct Roadway and Drainage Improvements and Directing the Condemnation of the Necessary Properties and Property Rights for 46th Avenue North from 80th Street North to 62nd Street North.

Utilities

approved 22. Approval of an Award of Bid to Dallas 1 Construction & Development, Inc. for South Cross Bayou Grit Chamber Structural Repair (Rebid).

approved 23. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Design Professional Services with G.L.E. Associates, Inc. for Logan Laboratory Additions/Renovations.

approved 24. Approval of an Agreement for Engineering Consultant Services with CH2M Hill, Inc. for Asset Management Planning and Implementation.

Other Departments

approved 25. Approval of the 2007 Recreation Grant and Reimbursement Program and Recommendations (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 26. Approval of an Award of Bid to Four Vendors for Road and Landscape Materials (Cooperative) (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 27. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Bob Dillinger, Public Defender, Sixth Judicial Circuit, for the Incompetent to Proceed Misdemeanants Program (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 28. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Revenues to the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

No Action Taken 29. Adoption of a Resolution Including Newly Annexed Properties into the City of Largo’s Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Redevelopment District (Planning).

None 30. Other Administrative Matters

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 31. Approval of an Amendment to a Contract for Legal Services with Ford & Harrison, LLP.

approved 32. Approval of Settlement in the Matter of Brian Grable v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation Date of Accident 10/22/04.

33. Miscellaneous.
Announcement of Strategy Session re the City of Pinellas Park, et al. versus Deborah Clark, et al. scheduled for February 21, 2007, at a time certain of 3:30 P.M.

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C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 34. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Bay Area Manufacturers Association, Inc. for Office Space at the Young – Rainey STAR Center (STAR Center).

approved 35. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with National Information Assurance Corporation for Office Space at the STAR Center.

 

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

36.

a. Report on guidelines for sale and development of EDA properties - Toytown.
b. Presentation of DVD re success of Penny for Pinellas projects.

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E. COUNTY COMMISSION

37. Miscellaneous.

approved
a. Commissioner Morroni

submitted the new appointments to the Youth Advisory Committee (motion by Commissioner Harris, seconded by Commissioner Seel, vote 6-0 with Chairman Duncan absent and not voting); and recommended the appointment of Steven A. Williamson to the Greater Seminole Area Special Recreation District Board of Directors (motion by Commissioner Harris, seconded by Commissioner Welch, vote 6-0 with Chairman Duncan absent and not voting).
b. Commissioner Harris offered consumer tip re credit reports; noted that $30 million is earmarked for affordable housing in the Penny for Pinellas renewal; and offered a water conservation tip re sprinkler systems.
c. Commissioner Seel noted the passing of Don Hazelton; and offered condolences.
d. Commissioner Latvala reported on meeting with Senate President Ken Pruitt re property tax issue; encouraged members to stay involved in the legislative process; reported that the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) complimented the Pinellas County budget information packet prepared by the County Administrator's staff.
e. Commissioner Welch expressed thanks to Communications Department for fine work on the Penny for Pinellas renewal; noted that early voting begins Monday, February 26, 2007; and indicated that questions can be directed to the office of the Supervisor of Elections.
f. Commissioner Stewart reported on Town Meeting held on February 14, 2007 at Perkins Elementary School hosted by the Job Corps and City of St. Petersburg staff; and wished Gary Vickers a speedy recovery.

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6:29 P.M.

F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Thomas Paul Connolly, Jr., Port Richey, re apology for vandalism of Pinellas County property.
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity and waste.
Thomas Ferraro, Safety Harbor, re Pinellas Trail and the Penny.
Scott Daniels, Clearwater, re Pinellas Trail.
Peter White, Largo, re Homeless Project.

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G. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARING

2nd public hearing 03/13/07 38. Proposed Amendments to the Countywide Future Land Use Plan Rules Regarding Map Amendment Submission Requirements (First Public Hearing).

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (BCC)

approved 39. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Marion Zuelzer for a Portion of a Drainage and Utility Easement on Lot 31, Autumn Woods, Unit II Subdivision.

approved 40. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Glenn Fletcher, John Newell, and Reuel Mountain for Platted Lots and Adjacent Public Right-of-Way in the High Point Park Subdivision.

approved 41. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Fortunetellers Ordinance and Section 26, Pinellas County Code.

approved 42. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Charitable Solicitations Ordinance and Section 42, Pinellas County Code.

43. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi- Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

approved a. Q Z-1-9-05
Application for a Development Agreement between Villas of Lake Tarpon LLC (Owner) and Pinellas County, Florida, to Allow 31 Units Consisting of Both Single-Family and Multi-Family Units Having Building Heights of 45 Feet for the Single-Family Portion of the Site, Along with Variances of 25 Feet from Private Roadways, Private Roads for the Single-Family Area, and a Waiver of Sidewalk Requirements as Shown on Exhibit “A,” and to Revoke the Development Agreement Dated February 22, 2006, and Approved on December 20, 2005, Recorded in Official Records Book 14957, Pages 1487-1496, on Approximately 2.5 Acres Located at the West Side of Ridge View Road North of Rita Lane and Approximately 3.8 Acres North and East of the Northerly Terminus of Ridge View Road.

approved b. Q Z-1-12-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 4.9 Acres Located on the North Side of 126th Avenue North Approximately 600 Feet East of Starkey Road, Page 739, of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 12, Township 30, Range 15, from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services and A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry, upon Application of Claudia Alicia Burgess through Mark McEntire, Century 21, and Robert Roscow, Representatives.

approved c. Q Z-2-12-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 1.4 Acres Located 1,100 Feet East of 131st Street North and 270 Feet North of 114th Avenue North, Page 253 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 17, Township 30, Range 15, from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-R, Rural Residential, upon Application of Thomas A. Seitz through Thomas Kapper, Representative.

approved d. Q Z/LU-3-12-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .2 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of County Road 1 and Sandra Drive, Palm Harbor, Page 94 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 11, Township 28, Range 15, from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to P-1, General Professional Offices District, and Variances to Allow the Following Setbacks: 5 Feet from the North Property Line, 20 Feet from the East Property Line, and 15 Feet from the South Property Line, upon Application of Douglas V. Zelman and Jason K. Lesser through Paul Hagler and Roger Shinholser, Scientists and Engineers, Inc., Representatives, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .2 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of County Road 1 and Sandra Drive, Palm Harbor, Located in Section 11, Township 28, Range 15 from Residential Low Medium to Residential Office General, and Providing an Effective Date.

approved e. Q Z-4-10-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Two Parcels of Land Containing Approximately .4 Acre Located on the North Side of Ulmerton Road 380 Feet East of Starkey Road, Largo, Page 218 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 01, Township 30, Range 15, from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services and M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry, and a Variance to Allow the Parcel Having 75 Feet of Public Road Frontage Where 80 Feet of Public Road Frontage is Required, upon Application of Laurel Oak Industries, LLC through Steven A. Williamson, Esquire, Johnson Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLC, Representative.

ADJOURNMENT - 7:18 P.M.

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