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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:31 A.M. April 13, 2004

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 Withdrawn withdrawn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. 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.

H. Patrick Wheeler, Palm Harbor, re Lockheed Martin IMS
Debra Shade, Neighborly Care Network, re pharmacy services for uninsured seniors

B. 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.

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

approved 1. Case CW 04-13 – Madeira Beach.
Location – 1.6 Acres Located Generally North of Tom Stuart Causeway/150th Avenue Approximately 1,240 Feet East of Madeira Way; Amendment from Commercial General to Recreation/Open Space.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

2.

temporarily deferred 5-11-04 a. Case CW 03-72 – Pinellas County.
Location – 9.6 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Bayside Bridge at the Northern Terminus of Turtle Lane; Amendment from Industrial Limited and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Commercial General and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

approved b. Case CW 04-14 – Pinellas Park.
Location – 6.0 Acres Located on the North Side of 110th Avenue North at the Terminus of 52nd Street North; Amendment from Commercial General to Industrial Limited.

approved c. Case CW 04-15 – Pinellas County.
Location – 1.3 Acres Located Approximately 450 Feet West of U.S. Highway 19 and Approximately 310 Feet South of Central Avenue; Amendment from Residential Low Medium to Commercial General.

approved d. CW 04-16 – Clearwater.
Location – 24.1 Acres Located Generally North of Sunset Point Road and West of U.S. Highway 19; Amendment from Residential/Office/Retail, Residential Urban, Residential Low Medium, Commercial General, and Water/Drainage Feature to Residential Medium and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

ANNEXATION PLANNING AREA BOUNDARY AMENDMENT

3. Proposed Amendment to Ordinance No. 00-63, Exhibit 1, Relating to the Planning Areas Delineating Eligibility for Annexation in Pinellas County.

The Proposed Amendment to the Planning Area Boundaries Affects the City of St. Petersburg, the City of Pinellas Park, and the Unincorporated Portion of Pinellas County as More Particularly Described Below and as Shown on the Accompanying Map:

For the City of St. Petersburg:

approved a. The Unincorporated Area East of I-275 between 54th Avenue North and
62nd Avenue North is Proposed to be Included in St. Petersburg’s Planning
Area;

approved b. The Area within St. Petersburg’s Corporate Boundary (City Jurisdiction)
North of 40th Avenue North, West of 34th Street North and Generally South of the Railroad Right-of-Way is Proposed to be Excluded from St. Petersburg’s Planning Area;

approved c. The Unincorporated Area Generally South of Tyrone Boulevard and West
of Park Street (Lighthouse Neighborhood) is Proposed to be Included in
St. Petersburg’s Planning Area; and

denied d. The Area within St. Petersburg’s Corporate Boundary (City Jurisdiction)
Generally North of Tyrone Boulevard East of Park Street (Park/Tyrone
Shopping Center and Wal-Mart) is Proposed to be Excluded from
St. Petersburg’s Planning Area.

For the City of Pinellas Park:

approved e. The Area of Pinellas Park’s Corporate Boundary (City Jurisdiction) East
of 34th Street between 62nd Avenue North and U.S. Highway 19 North are
Proposed to be Excluded from Pinellas Park’s Planning Area;

approved f. The Area of Pinellas Park’s Corporate Boundary (City Jurisdiction)
South of 62nd Avenue North between 34th Street North and 53rd Street
North (Extended) are Proposed to be Excluded from Pinellas Park’s
Planning Area;

approved g. All Unincorporated Area North of 58th Avenue North between 53rd Street
North (Extended) and 67th Street North (Extended) are Proposed to be
Included in Pinellas Park’s Planning Area; and

approved h. The Unincorporated Area South of 70th Avenue North, West of 68th Street
North, and North of 62nd Avenue North (the Northern Half of the Bonnie
Bay/Bonnie Glynn Neighborhood) is Proposed to be Excluded from
Pinellas Park’s Planning Area.

THE COUNTYWIDE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR PINELLAS COUNTY

temporarily deferred 4. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 89-4 Regarding the
Countywide Comprehensive Plan Adoption Ordinance.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved 5. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Robert J. Biddle, Sr. and Angela F.
Biddle for the Southerly 0.2 Feet of the Northerly 7.5 Foot Wide Platted
Drainage and Utility Easement, Less that Certain 10.0 Foot Wide
Drainage Easement Lying Easterly of and Contiguous with the West Lot Line, and Less that Certain 10.0 Foot Wide Drainage and Utility Easement Lying Westerly of and Contiguous with the Easterly Lot Line of Lot 8, Block B, Lake St. George, Unit 1, Located in Section 8, Township 28 South, Range 16 East.

approved 6. Second Assessment Roll (Final) Regarding Drainage Improvements to Hidden
Meadows and the Garlands Subdivisions.

approved 7. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Chapter 90 of the County Code Regarding Resident Park Department Employees.

approved 8. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 150 of the County Land Development Code Regarding Transportation Impact Fees.

approved 9. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 138 of the County Land Development Code to Permit the Construction of Conventionally Built Single Family Dwellings in Subdivisions within the R-6 Zoning District; and to Increase the Amount of Fill or Excavation Material which Requires Special Exception Review.

temporarily deferred 10. Proposed Ordinance to Implement Countywide Authority to Operate, Maintain, Develop, and Control Certain County Facilities Denominated as Facilities of Countywide Significance.

WATER AND NAVIGATION PUBLIC HEARINGS

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 and 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.

approved 11. Private Dock Application P33857-03 Submitted by William G. Wright, 672 Soundview Drive, St. Joseph Sound, Palm Harbor.

approved 12. Commercial Dock Application CA33608-03 Submitted by Donald Cate and Agnes E. Rice, Fathoms Island Grill, f/k/a the Hungry Fisherman Restaurant, 19915 Gulf Boulevard, The Narrows, Indian Shores.

approved 13. Commercial Dock Application CA33706-03 Submitted by Jack L. Jones, 1098 Island Avenue, Anclote River, Tarpon Springs.

approved 14. Multi-Use Dock Application M33734-03/Revised Submitted by Seaside Builders’ of Pinellas, LLC, 701 St. Petersburg Drive, Old Tampa Bay, Oldsmar.

approved 15. Multi-Use Dock Application M33769-03/Revised-A Submitted by Swan Landing Development, LLC, for the Vacant Lot Southwest of Bayview Court South, Maximo Channel, St. Petersburg.

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approved C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

16. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held March 9, 2004.

17. Reports:

a. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 2004-142 Regarding Operational Audit of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2003.

b. Pinellas Park Water Management District Public Facilities Report Prepared February 2004 by Camp Dresser and McKee Inc.

c. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Allocation of Funds Additional Court Costs, Section 27.3455, Florida Statutes, Together with Independent Auditors’ Report, for the Year Ended September 30, 2003.

d. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Statement of Conflict Counsel Fees, and Conflict Counsel Expenses and Costs, Sections 925.037(5)(a) and (5)(b), Florida Statutes, Together with Independent Auditors’ Report, for the Year Ended September 30, 2003.

e. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-03 Dated March 18, 2004 for Audit of Penny for Pinellas, Together with The Audit Watch.

f. Investment Report for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2003.

18. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

19. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Consummating Order Regarding Finalization of PSC-04-0151-TRF-EQ, Tampa Electric Company, Issued March 9, 2004.

b. City of Largo Notices of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2004-21, 2004-22, and 2004-26 Held March 16, 2004 and 2004-28 through 2004-30 and 2004-33 Held April 6, 2004, Annexing Certain Property.

c. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2004-05 Adopted March 15, 2004, Annexing Certain Property.

d. Resolutions Adopted Supporting Pinellas Planning Council (PPC) and Opposing Any Proposal that Would Abolish or Weaken it as Currently Constituted under State Law:

1. City of Dunedin No. 04-07, Adopted March 4, 2004.

2. Town of Redington Beach No. 2004-06, Adopted March 2, 2004.

e. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held December 11, 2003.

f. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 5 Dated February 19, 2004, Together with Financial Statement Dated February 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

20. Approval of Releases of Sureties.

21. Approval of Change Order No. 2 (Final) with Sunset Underground Construction, Inc. for the Construction of Joe's Creek Erosion Control.

22. Approval of the Rankings of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Consulting Firms for the:

a. Wall Springs Park/McMullen Property.

b. Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS)/Intelligent Transportation System (ITS).

Utilities

23. Approval of Awards of Bid for Predictive Maintenance Services to Various Vendors.

Other Departments

24. Approval of the Purchase Authorization for Front-End Loaders and Excavators from Ring Power Corporation (General Services).

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

None 25. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of
Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 26. Approval of a Purchase Authorization for a Contract for Job Order Contracting Consulting Services with the Gordian Group through the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners' Contract.

approved 27. Approval to Transfer Ownership of Submerged Lands in the Seaside Sanctuary to the State of Florida, Parcel 02/28/15/00000/240/0000.

approved 28. Approval of Real Property Acquisition for the Keene Road, Phase 1B (Drew Street to Sunset Point Road) Project.

Utilities

approved 29. Approval of Change Order No. 2 for Oakhurst Road Improvements with Westra Construction.

approved 30. Approval of the Final Project Close Out and Release of Retainage for the Construction Agreement for the Sludge Pelletization Project at South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility.

Other Departments

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Actions of the Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County Concerning the Issuance of $500,000,000 Single Family Revenue Notes, Series 2004 (Community Development/Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Issuance by the Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County of its Single Family Housing Bonds in the Aggregate Amount Not to Exceed $77,000,000 (Community Development/Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County).

approved 33. Approval to Grant Authority to Advertise for a Public Information Meeting on the Eagle Lake Park Development Project (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 34. Approval to Grant Authority to Advertise for Public Information Meetings on the Master Plan Concepts for Mills Property; Wall Springs/McMullen Property; McKay Creek Greenway, and Lake Seminole Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 35. Approval of the Acceptance of a Report on the Small Business Assistance Program (Economic Development).

approved 36. Approval of a Cooperative Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for Brooker Creek Watershed Exhibits (Environmental Management).

approved 37. Approval of a Cooperative Funding Agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Alligator Lake Preserve Restoration Project (Environmental Management).

approved 38. Approval of a Sole Source Agreement with Clearwater Marine Aquarium for the Environmental Monitoring of Marine Turtle Nesting (Environmental Management).

approved 39. Approval of a Standard Rate Agreement with the State of Florida, Department of Revenue, for Service of Process (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 40. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund Budget for a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 41. Approval of the Request to Delegate the Responsibilities of Fiscal Agent and to Transfer Administrative Entity Responsibilities for Regional WorkForce Board 14 to WorkNet Pinellas, Inc. and Adoption of a Resolution to Waive the Pinellas County Purchasing Ordinance.

42. Other Administrative Matters.

a. Resolution adopted authorizing certain intradepartmental budget amendments by the County Administrator as the designated Budget Officer.

b. Expiration date of agreement with Department of Community Affairs for Emergency Management Continuity of Operations Planning Efforts extended to May 14, 2004.


COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 43. Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of F.M. Wells, Jr. v. Pinellas County, County Small Claims No. 04-1311-SC-SPC, Allegations of a Negligently Maintained and Poorly Constructed Storm Water System.

approved 44. Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation:

a. on Behalf of Ms. Katherine (“Kay”) Fricke in the Claim of Fricke v. Imperial Point Condominium Association, et al, PCO No. PC-03-060, HUD No. 04-03-1210-8.

b. against Various Skilled Nursing Facilities to Recover Unpaid Bills for Sunstar Services Rendered to Their Residences at Their Requests.

approved 45. Miscellaneous:

a. Authority to File an Amicus Brief on Behalf of the Florida Association of County Attorneys, Inc. Osceola County and the Florida DEP v. Best Diversified, Inc. and Peter L. Huff.

b. Authority for EMS to request First Coast Service Options, Inc. to offset their claimed overpayment.

 

E. AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 46. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Ambulance Services Agreement with Lifefleet Southeast, Inc., d/b/a American Medical Response and Authority to Waive the Purchasing Ordinance to Retroactively Approve this Amendment.

 

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

47. Update re High Point Fire District.

 

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

48. Miscellaneous.

Commissioner Seel Clarified vote on Agenda Item No. 46 as "No."
Commissioner Morroni Reported on meetings with Redington Beach and Largo mayors; meeting with
Airport Director and Feather Sound Residents; Michigan Commissioner's visit to Solid Waste Facility.
Commissioner Todd Requested update re canoe trails; reported on status of Juvenile Justice Detention
Funding Bill.
Commissioner Harris Water conservation tip.
Commissioner Latvala Commended Public Works staff for response to Tampa Road issue; related that the
donated vehicle (Doodlebug) for use as a maintenance vehicle at Heritage Village
has been received.

ADJOURNMENT: 3:50 P.M.

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