Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date March 21, 2006 * 9:36 a.m.






Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn


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


A. SCHEDULED BCC PUBLIC HEARING to be Deferred to 6:30 p.m.

temporarily deferred 6:30 P.M. 1. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution Authorizing TEFRA Approval of Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $430,000,000 Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Health System Revenue Bonds, BayCare Health System Issue, Series 2006, on Behalf of BayCare Health System Inc. (to be Deferred to 6:30 p.m.)




approved 2. Approval of Minutes None

approved 3. Reports None

approved 4. Other Approvals:

a. General None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 5. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Indian Rocks Beach Resolution No. 2006-23 Regarding HB 949 and SB 1608 Prohibiting County Governments from Restricting Governing Authority of a Municipality or the Home Rule Privileges of its Residents without a Majority Approval of the Electors within the Municipality or the Consent of the Municipality's Governing Board

b. Town of Belleair Shore Resolution No. 2006-01 Requesting Pinellas County to Fully Fund the Cost of Undergrounding Utilities on Gulf Boulevard from St. Pete Beach to Clearwater Beach


Public Works

approved 6. Approval of Change Order No. 4 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. for Nebraska Avenue at Riviere Road (West Leg)

temporarily deferred 7. Approval of an Award of Bid to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for Tarpon Woods Drainage Improvements

Other Departments

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



approved 9. Approval of Appointments and Reappointments to the EMS Advisory Council



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


Public Works

temporarily deferred See ItemNo. 18b 11. Approval of a Request for Allocation of Funds from the General Reserve Contingencies to Provide Engineering Review and Hardening of Existing Public Works Highway Operations Facilities


approved 12. Approval of an Award of Bid to Natural Design Landscaping, Inc. for Grounds Maintenance

Other Departments

temporarily deferred 13. Approval of a Grant Agreement with Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Inc. Retroactive to October 1, 2005 (Culture, Education, and Leisure/Management and Budget)

approved 14. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Top Four Ranked Firms for Professional Engineering Consulting Services for Phases I and II Environmental Assessments for Brownfields Program (Economic Development)

public hearing 4/4/06 15. Announcement Regarding a Public Hearing on the Designation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Town Garage in the Town of Belleair a Brownfield Area (Economic Development)

approved 16. Approval of an Agreement with Florida Department of Education, Division of Support Services, Food and Nutrition Management for a Summer Food Services Program for Children (Human Services)

approved 17. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Contract with the State of Florida, Department of Health for Operation of Pinellas County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2005-2006 (Human Services)

18. Other Administrative Matters

approved a. Adoption of Resolutions Regarding Industrial Land Use Policies (Planning).
approved b. Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Amendment No. 12 authorizing transfer from General Fund, Countywide Reserve for Contingencies, for engineering and architectural services to determine vulnerability of roof structure and building integrity of Public Works Highway Operations facilities.
approved c. Adoption of a resolution providing for the purchase of miscellaneous food items for BCC scheduled joint public meetings with other government entities.


approved 19. Approval of Authority to Defend the Cases of:

a. Thaddeus Boyd v. Jim Coats, Sheriff, et al Federal Civil Case No. 8:06-cv-00161-SDM-EAJ Civil Rights Complaint

b. Jean Snyder as Personal Representative of the Estate of Harry Snyder v. Pinellas County EMS Authority, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-001520-CI-15 Allegations of Improper Treatment

approved 20. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Largo to Settle the Bay Vista Annexation Dispute in Pinellas County, Florida v. City of Largo Circuit Appeal Case No. 05-0074AP-88A

21. Miscellaneous
a. Announcement re State versus Toca.
b. Update re 126th Avenue landfill matter.



approved 22. Funding Strategy for 118th Avenue North Improvements
approved Addition of $8.4 million for Friendship Trail.



23. Miscellaneous

Commissioner Harris Attended event with Comm. Duncan for outgoing Redington Shores Mayor Beyrouti; water conservation tip.
Commissioner Duncan Reported on joint meeting with Ozona and Crystal Beach community representatives re redevelopment issues.
Commissioner Morroni Reported on legislative session in Tallahassee. In response to his query, Comm. Harris reported on meeting with Faith and Action for Strength Together (FAST) re affordable housing issues.
Commissioner Seel Commented re working with FAST and discussion ensued; best wishes to retiring Community Development Director Darlene Kalada; solicited nominations for US 19 Pedestrian Task force; guidelines re gifts to retiring elected officials to be discussed at upcoming workshop.
Commissioner Stewart Re Florida Gators in basketball tournament.
approved Chairman Welch Condolences to Brian Smith for loss in family; per request of Drug Paraphernalia Task Force, Board to send letter of support for Peterman House Bill 35 and Senate companion bill; requested nominations for two appointments for April 4 agenda.

Visitor from Canada complimented Board and Staff re county parks and programs.

6:33 P.M.


Michelle Turman, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, re introduction and vision for the museum. Staff to meet with Ms. Turman and provide recommendation at April 4 meeting re how to proceed with grant allocation.


approved 1. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution Authorizing TEFRA Approval of Issuance of Not-to-Exceed $430,000,000 Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Health System Revenue Bonds, BayCare Health System Issue, Series 2006, on Behalf of BayCare Health System Inc. (Deferred from 3:00 p.m.)

temporarily deferred 4/4/06 24. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Concurrency Test Statement Section of the Pinellas County Land Development Code

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

temporarily deferred 4/4/06 a. Q Z-8-1-06
Application of John D. Perrie LIV TRUST through John D. Perrie, TRE, Representative, for a Zone Change from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District to P-1, General Professional Office on Approximately 1/4 Acre Located North of Where U.S. Alternate Highway 19 and DeSoto Boulevard Intersect

temporarily deferred 4/4/06 b. Q Z/LU-9-1-06
Application of Charles T. and Ethel W. Altman, TRE REM, Hole Shot Engineering, Inc., Sanh Van and Hanh Thi Bui and Roxanne B. Coleman, TRE through Charles R. Altman, Representative, for a Zone Change from 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 to Commercial General on Approximately 2 Acres Located on the Southeast Corner of 50th Avenue North and 66th Street North

approved c. Q CU-7-1-06
Application of Pinellas County Real Estate through Dave Delmonte, Lease Management Manager, for a Conditional Use for the Sale and On-Premise Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages at Community Events on Approximately 1.5 Acres Located between Georgia Avenue and Michigan Avenue and between 11th Street and 12th Street

approved d. Q CU-10-1-06
Application of Pinnacle Construction of Ft. Lauderdale, Inc. through Bill Woods, Woods Consulting, Representative, for a Conditional Use to Allow 47 Wet Boat Slips and Associated Dockage and Dock Masters Office on Approximately 2.5 Acres Located on the South Side of Bay Pines Boulevard on the Eastern Terminus of the Bay Pines Boulevard Bridge
Staff to contact Eugene B. Warner, Sr., St. Petersburg, re no wake zone.


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