Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date February 21, 2006 * 3:03 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meetings of December 20, 2005 and January 10, 2006.

2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Planning Council’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2005.

b. Pinellas County Arts Council Financial Statements Dated September 30, 2005.

c. Personnel Department Annual Report for 2005.

d. City of Tarpon Springs Ability to Serve Report Regarding Leisure Lake Village Mobile Home Park Annexation Dated January 2006, Together with Proposed Ordinance No. 2006-01.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Town of North Redington Beach Resolution No. 2005-115 Requesting Pinellas County to Fully Fund Cost of Undergrounding Utilities on Gulf Boulevard from St. Pete Beach to Clearwater Beach.

b. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular
Authority Meeting No. 3 Dated December 15, 2005, and Financial Statement for the Month of December 2005.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval to Release a Surety and Accept a Plat and Other Plat-Related Documents for Recording.

6. Approval of Change Order No. 3 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Purvis Curbs Corporation for Sidewalk Construction and Roadway Repairs 2004.

Utilities

7. Approval of an Award of Bid to QRC, Inc. for Pump Station Rehabilitation Annual Requirements 05/06.

Other Departments

8. Approval of a Release of Land Use Restriction Agreement for a Transitional Housing Facility Located at 525 8th Avenue North (Community Development).

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

10. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Claim Settlements from May 1 through October 31, 2005 (Risk Management/County Attorney).

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Pinellas County Arts Council

11. Approval of Reappointments of Don Jones and David Archie.


B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 12. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 13. Approval of a First Amendment and Assignment to Lease Agreement with Renewal Options with Hallmark Development of Florida, Inc.

approved 14. Approval of a Seventh Amendment to Lease Agreement with Sheltair St. Petersburg, LLC for Expansion.

approved 15. Approval of a Fourth Amendment to the Concession Agreement with Jerry’s of Tampa Bay for Food Service.

approved 16. Adoption of a Resolution to Utilize a Request for Negotiations Process for Ground Leasing of Property.

Public Works

approved 17. Approval of an Agreement for Consulting Services with URS Corporation Southern for Starkey Road – Bryan Dairy Road to Ulmerton Road Project.

Utilities

approved 18. Approval of Utility Work by Highway Contractor Agreement and Memorandum of Agreement with Florida Department of Transportation for Utility Relocation on U.S. Highway 19 North of Sunset Point Road to South of Countryside Boulevard (Deferred from February 7, 2006, BCC Meeting).

approved 19. Approval of an Award of Bid for Services, Janitorial, Industrial-Utilities to Knight Facilities Management, Inc.

approved 20. Adoption of a Resolution Related to Reimbursement of Replacement Projects for the Water System with Proceeds from Proposed Future Tax Exempt Financing.

Other Departments

approved public hearing 03/14/06 21. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Establishing the Pinellas County Community Housing Trust Fund (Community Development).

approved 22. Approval of the 2006 Recreation Grant and Reimbursement Program and Recommendations (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 23. Approval of a Purchase Authorization with Exeter Architectural Products, Inc. for Hurricane Storm Shield Window Barriers for Pinellas County School Board (Emergency Management).

approved 24. Approval of an Increase in Funds for Master Purchase Order with Motorola, Inc. for 800 MegaHertz Radio Communication Equipment and Accessories (Emergency Communications).

approved 25. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Belcher Commons, LLC for Additional Space for Veteran Services (General Services/Human Services/Veteran Services).

approved 26. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Contract Revenue for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 27. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in FY 06 General Fund Budget for Fund Balance Associated with Prior Year Excess Fees for the Property Appraiser (Management and Budget).

approved public hearing 03/14/06 28. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Relating to the Ninth-Cent Fuel Tax (Management and Budget).

approved 29. Adoption of Proposed Amendments to the Intown Redevelopment Plan for, and Approval of Amendment to an Interlocal Agreement with, the City of St. Petersburg (Planning).

approved 30. Approval of an Award of Proposal for Surplus Sales Auction-Internet Services to GovDeals, Inc. (Purchasing).

approved 31. Approval of an Award of Bid for Concrete Ready Mix Cooperative to Rock Industries, Inc. (Purchasing).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Deputy Sheriff Blanket Bonds (Risk Management).

33. Other Administrative Matters.

approved Report re Fort De Soto Park; members approved moving forward with revised scope of services.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 34. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of State of Florida Department of Transportation v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-000091-CI-15 – Eminent Domain Action.

approved 35. Approval of Authority to Initiate Litigation against Communication Technical Systems, Inc., a Georgia Corporation and Communication Technical Systems, Inc., an Inactive Florida Corporation, Arising Out of Contract 023-293-S.

approved 36. Approval and Readoption of Amended and Restated §457(b) Governmental Plan Document with Nationwide Retirement Solutions, Inc. for Deferred Compensation for Public Employees.

approved 37. Approval of Changes to Deferred Compensation/§457(b) Plan, Fifth Tier Plan Change with Nationwide Investment Services Corporation.

approved 38. Approval of Recommendation of Settlement in the Case of Estate of Larry Germonprez v. Pinellas County Sheriff, et al, Case No.: 8:05-cv-735-T-23TBM, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

39. Miscellaneous.

approved a. Special counsel contract with Carlton, Fields Inc. re Times Publishing Company versus Pinellas County, Circuit Civil Case No. 06-000795-CI-13 approved (item was previously heard at February 7, 2006 BCC meeting but was not properly approved). Upon further review of the contract, staff recommends that the cap be raised to $50,000.00 to allow for oral argument on appeal.
b. Updates re Richard Dodge and Times Publishing Company cases; requested that the members review documents in the Chairman’s office.
c. Related that a tutorial re ethics rules and regulations pertaining to lobbyists had been presented to staff; whereupon, Commissioner Harris suggested that the members schedule a work session to review the tutorial.


C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 40. Approval of an Agreement with Emergency Medical Services Group, Inc. for Medical Direction Services.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD

approved 41. Approval of an Award of Bid to Coleman Technologies, Inc. for CISCO Network Maintenance and Equipment.


D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

42. 1. Presentation by Director of EMS and Fire Administration Chuck Kearns re hospital closures and the increase in ambulance transport.
2. Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Forecast update.


E. COUNTY COMMISSION

43. Miscellaneous.

Commissioner Stewart Update re Pinellas Job Corps Center; discussed upcoming meetings with Mayors Taber and Beyrouti to plan a schedule and program to work with the Big C and with the beach mayors re conceptual ideas for Gulf Boulevard.
Commissioner Latvala Requested and received consensus by the members to have staff prepare an ordinance regarding the sale of county-owned park and preservation land.
Commissioner Harris Referred to email he had received and thanked the citizens for their input; provided a water conservation tip re taking a shorter shower.
Commissioner Duncan Complimented Commissioner Seel for her leadership as Chair of the Tampa Bay Partnership’s Redevelopment Task Force; and invited the members to an upcoming meeting where Commissioner Seel will be the guest speaker.
Chairman Welch Reported that the Southeast County Connection Center recently opened; thanked Commissioners Stewart and Harris and staff who attended.


6:32 P.M.

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 BCC, 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 Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.

1. Holly Andrade, Largo, re street safety for children in neighborhood. Chairman Welch advised that proper venue for any action would be City of Largo.
2. Charles William Pedrick, Largo, re black history tape and thanks; distributed material to board members.


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 BCC in Conducting Public Hearings is to Have a Staff Presentation Followed by the Applicant Presenting the Specific Proposal. The BCC 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 BCC 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 Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard.

approved 44. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution Authorizing TEFRA Approval of Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $34,000,000 Pinellas County Educational Facilities Authority Bonds, Series 2006, on Behalf of Eckerd College, Inc.

approved 45. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Relating to the County Sewer System

approved 46. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Relating to Purchasing (Deferred from February 7, 2006, BCC Meeting)

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

approved a. Q Z/LU-1-1-06
Application of Coconut Grove Realty & Development, L.C. through Michael Cavalaris, Representative, for a Zone Change from RM-7.5, Residential Multiple Family-7.5 Units per Acre to CP-1, Commercial Parkway and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Residential/Office/Retail on Approximately 1.0 Acre of Upland Area and Existing Stormwater Pond Located 280 Feet West of U.S. Alternate 19 and 440 Feet South of Ulelah Avenue

approved b. Q Z-4-1-06
Application of Green Chapel A.M.E. through Brian Smith, Director, Pinellas County Planning Department, Representative, for a Zone Change from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to IL, Institutional Limited and PC, Preservation Conservation on Approximately 2.40 Acres Located on the North Side of 134th Avenue North Approximately 130 Feet West of 121st Street North

approved c. Q CU-6-1-06
Application of Palm Harbor Special Fire Control District through Edward W. Walker, Walker & Associates Architects, P.A., Representative, to Permit the Replacement of Existing Fire Station as a Conditional Use in an RPD-2.5, Residential Planned Development-2.5 Units per Acre Zone on Approximately 4 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of West Lake Road and Dunbridge Drive

approved d. Q Z/LU-2-12-05
Application of Sierra Industries, Inc. through Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Representative, for a Zone Change from C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support to RPD-7.5, Residential Planned Development-7.5 Units per Acre and PC, Preservation Conservation, Land Use Change from Industrial General to Residential Urban and Recreation/Open Space and a Development Agreement on Approximately 8.323 Acres Located on the South Side of 52nd Avenue at the CSX Railroad and Lying North of Joe’s Creek

approved e. Q Z/LU-8-12-05
Application of Pinellas County Real Estate through Jim Meloy, Real Estate Administrator, Representative, for a Zone Change from M-2, Heavy Manufacturing and Industry to RPD-7.5, Residential Planned Development-7.5 Units per Acre and PC, Preservation Conservation, Land Use Change from Industrial General to Residential Urban and Recreation/Open Space and a Development Agreement on Approximately 9 Acres on the West Side of the CSX Railroad Right-of-Way 850 Feet Due South of 54th Avenue North

denied w/o prejudice f. Q Z/LU-3-1-06
Application of 2075 S LLC, in care of Oliver R. Pritchett, through Stephen R. Gerlach, Stephen R. Gerlach, Inc. and Housh Ghovaee, Northside Engineering, Representatives, for a Zone Change from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Commercial General on Parcels Totaling 1.40 Acres Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard North of 21st Avenue Southeast

approved contingent upon development agreement g. Q Z/LU-2-1-06
Application of Sushilla N. Beecum through Harlan Heshelow, Legacy Design Group, Representative, for a Zone Change from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District to P-1, General Professional Office and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Residential/Office General on Approximately 0.20 Acre Located on the Southwest Corner of 54th Avenue North and 69th Street North

 

ADJOURNMENT – 8:15 P.M.

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