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Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date April 15, 2003 * 3:10 p.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

A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

+ 1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting Held on March 18, 2003.

+ 2. Reports:

a. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 03-148 Regarding Operational Audit of Florida Department of Education Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2002.

b. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Statement of Revenue, Expenditures, and Allocation of Funds Additional Court Costs, Pursuant to Section 27.3455, Florida Statutes, Together with Independent Auditors' Report, for the Year Ended September 30, 2002.

c. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Statement of Conflict Counsel Fees and Conflict Counsel Expenses and Costs, Pursuant to Section 925.037(5)(a) and (5)(b), Florida Statutes, Together with Independent Auditors' Report, for the Year Ended September 30, 2002.

d. Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court Financial Statements for the Year Ended September 30, 2002, Together with Independent Auditors' Report.

+ 3. Other Approvals:

a. General - Estimate of Cost Regarding Drainage Improvements to the Hidden Meadows and Garlands Subdivisions; Public Hearing Regarding Tentative (First) Assessment Roll Scheduled for May 6, 2003.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

+ a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Cancellation of Hearing Regarding Docket No. 030005-WS, Water and Wastewater Utilities Annual Re-establishment of Price Changes of Operating Costs, Scheduled for March 7, 2003 in Tallahassee.

+ b. City of Largo Notices of Change of Land Use and Annexation Public Hearings Regarding Ordinance No. 2003-59 Held April 1, 2003 and Ordinance No. 2003-52 to be Held April 15, 2003.

WD c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Two
See Item No. 23 Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held April 10, 2003.

+ d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2003-01 Adopted February 17, 2003, Annexing Certain Property.

+ e. Town of Redington Shores Resolution No. 05-03 Adopted March 12, 2003, Regarding Creation of Countywide "Challenge" Recreation Program.

+ f. Resolutions Supporting a Pinellas County Ordinance Regarding the Sale and Use of Fireworks:

1. City of Dunedin, No. 03-08, Adopted March 6, 2003.

2. Town of Indian Shores, No. 3-2003, Adopted March 11, 2003.

3. Town of North Redington Beach, No. 2003-81, Adopted March 13, 2003.

4. Town of Redington Shores, No. 03-03, Adopted March 12, 2003.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 5. Approval of Change Order No. 1 for Runway 17L-35R Rehabilitation.

+ 6. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of Joint Participation Agreement Number 2 with the Florida Department of Transportation for Additional Grant Funds for Parking Lot Expansion.

Public Works

+ 7. Receipt and File of Consultant's Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA) Amendments Approved by the County Administrator for the Period from January 1, 2003 through March 31, 2003.

+ 8. Approval of Plats for Recording.

Utilities

+ 9. Approval of Award of Bid for Backflow Repair Parts, 2003 - 2005.

Other Departments

+ 10. Adoption of a Resolution Opposing the Elimination of the State Housing Trust Fund and Local Government Housing Trust Fund as Dedicated Funding Sources for Affordable Housing (Community Development).

+ 11. Approval of a Joinder and Ratification of Plat Agreement for Replat of Former Sunshine Mall Site (Community Development).

+ 12. Receipt and File of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator).

+ 13. Approval of a Continuing Grant Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for an Air Pollution Grant (Environmental Management).

+ 14. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the Co-Permittees of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (Environmental Management).

+ 15. Approval of an Award of Bid for Batteries, Vehicles 2003 (COOP) (Fleet Management).

+ 16. Approval of an Exchange of a Parking Lot Owned by Utilities for a Portion of Property Owned by Fleet Management (General Services).

+ 17. Receipt and File of Administrative Budget Amendments Approved by the County Administrator for the Period from January 1, 2003 through March 31, 2003 (Management and Budget).

+ 18. Receipt and File of Law Enforcement Trust Fund Payments Approved by the County Administrator for the Period from January 1, 2003 through March 31, 2003 (Management and Budget).

+ 19. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2003 General Fund as Requested by the Medical Examiner (Management and Budget).

+ 20. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive Requirements of County Code Section 6-47(a) for the Second Annual Old Palm Harbor Partnership Fundraising Event (Planning).

+ 21. Receipt and File of Procurement Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Period from January 1, 2003 through March 31, 2003 (Purchasing).

+ 22. Approval to Ratify the Supplemental Security Income Agreement with the Department of Children and Families for Reimbursement under the Interim Assistance Reimbursement Agreement (Social Services).

B. REGULAR AGENDA

See Item No. 4c 23. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk
of Circuit Court). Item No. 4c Withdrawn

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 24. Approval of Change Order No. 1 for the Overlay and Strengthening of the Terminal Apron.

+ 25. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of a Joint Participation Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for Additional Grant Funds for the Construction of Taxiways to New Aviation Leaseholds.

+ 26. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of a Joint Participation Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for Additional Grant Funds for a New General Aviation Parallel Runway.

+ 27. Approval of the Termination of Lease Agreement, Notice of Lease Termination, and an Amendment to the Option Agreement with Moog Inc.

Public Works

+ 28. Approval of Reduction in Retainage for the Keene Road Phase II Project from Curlew Road to Tampa Road.

+ 29. Approval of Reduction in Retainage for the Bryan Dairy Road Project from 72nd Street to U.S. Highway 19.

+ 30. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on 49th Street North between 10th Street and 162nd Avenue North.

+ 31. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on Pelican Lane between Jacaranda Avenue and Magnolia Drive.

+ 32. Adoption of a Resolution Proposing Mangrove Lane as an Alley Designation from Disston Street to Sutherland Bayou in Crystal Beach.

+ 33. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for:

a. Professional Consulting Services for Eagle Lake Park Development.

b. Professional Consulting Services for the Development of the Cross Bayou Watershed Management Plan.

c. Professional Engineering Services for the Lake Seminole Alum Injection Project.

d. Professional Engineering Services for Haines Road from U.S. Highway 19 to I-275 Project.

+ 34. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Howard Park Renourishment.

+ 35. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for the Construction of Belcher Road (Phase II) from Tampa Road to Alderman Road Project.

+ 36. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Downtown Palm Harbor Historic District Streetscape Project.

+ 37. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Agreement to Lease with Florida Power Corporation.

+ 38. Approval of the Trail Lease with Florida Power Corporation.

+ 39. Approval of the First Amendment to the Joint Partnership Agreement for the Trail Extension on Florida Power Corporation's Right-of-Way.

Utilities

+ 40. Approval of an Award of Bid for a Plasma-Mass Spectrometer.

+ 41. Approval of Amendment No. 4 to the Consulting Services Agreement for the North Booster Station Addition.

+ 42. Approval of Amendment No. 1 and Correction of Scrivener's Error to the Agreement for Bridgeway Acres Landfill Operations.

Other Departments

+ 43. Approval of State Housing Initiatives (SHIP) Partnership Local Housing Assistance Plan for State Fiscal Years 2003-04, 2004-05, and 2005-06 (Community Development).

+ 44. Approval of an Expenditure of Public Funds for Recruitment Expenses for WorkNet Pinellas Director (County Administrator).

PH 5/6/03 45. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on an Ordinance Amending the Water and Navigation Control Authority (Environmental Management/County Attorney).

+ 46. Approval of an Agreement for Design/Build Services for the New Tierra Verde Fire Station No. 2 (General Services).

TD 47. Approval of Recommendation to Declare County Owned Former Mosquito Control Facility Site as Surplus, Authorize the Sale, and Grant Permission to Advertise (General Services).

+ 48. Approval of the Lease Agreement with the Town of North Redington Beach for the Master Wastewater Pumping Station Controls (General Services).

+ 49. Approval of the Transfer of Ownership of the Master Wastewater Pumping Station and Force Main from the Towns of North Redington Beach and Redington Shores (General Services).

+ 50. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Highwoods/ Florida Holdings, L.P., Inc. (General Services).

+ 51. Approval of the Lease Agreement with Highwoods/Florida Holdings, L.P., Inc. (General Services).

+ 52. Approval of the First Amendment to Lease with Apostolu Enterprises, Inc. (General Services).

+ 53. Approval of a First Lease Amendment with Roosevelt Park, Ltd. (General Services).

+ 54. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Construction Management Agreement for the St. Petersburg Judicial Building Renovation Project (General Services).

+ 55. Approval for Authority to Advertise for a Public Meeting on the Proposed Park Improvements at Pop Stansell Park (Park Department).

+ 56. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Memorandum of Understanding with WorkNet Pinellas, Inc. (WorkNet).

+ 57. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with St. Petersburg College (WorkNet).

+ 58. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Contract with Mount Zion Human Services, Inc. (WorkNet).

TD 59. Agreement with The Florida Botannical Gardens Foundation, Inc.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 60. Request Authority for the County Attorney to Defend:

a. The Leader Mortgage Company, LLC v. Thomas G. Hannon, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-1876-CI-21 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Fine and Costs.

b. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Ranelda M. Jones, etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-1702-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage.

c. Wells Fargo Bank v. Gregory Mitchell, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-1878-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Fine and Costs and Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs.

d. James D. Herbert v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-002018-CI-20 - Allegations of Failure of Pinellas County to Properly and Adequately Maintain and Supervise the Traffic Signals.

e. Katherine Wooley and Paul Wooley, Her Spouse v. Everett S. Rice, as Pinellas County Sheriff and Richard F. Wright - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7142-CI-8 - Allegations of Assault, Battery and Temporary Arrest Without Probable Cause or Justification.

+ 61. Request Authority to Reject Proposal for Settlement and Offer of Judgment in the Case of Janusz E. Toczek v. Everett S. Rice, as Sheriff of Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-8224-CI-20 - Allegations of Personal Injury While Working as A Trustee.

+ 62. Approval of a Special Counsel Contract with Ford & Harrison, LLP.

+ 63. Approval of an Amendment to the County's Cafeteria Plan with Flexible Spending Arrangement and Certification of HIPAA Compliance.

+ 64. Adoption of Public Participation and Decorum Rules by Pinellas County.
as amended

+ 65. Resolution No. 03-74 adopted re Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

C. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

+ 66. Approval of an Award of Bid for the Roof Replacement Project at the Young-Rainey STAR Center Building 100.

+ 67. Approval of a Property Transfer Agreement and a Bill of Sale with Pace Technology, Inc.

+ 68. Approval of Amendment 12 to the Lease Agreement with Raytheon Company at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

+ 69. Adoption of a Resolution for Issuance of Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Revenue Bonds for the Family Resources, Inc. Project.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

+ 70. Approval of a Final Negotiated Contract for Emergency Medical Services Billing Software (Emergency Medical Services).

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

Received 71. Transit Governance.

72

a. Update on the Gulf Boulevard Project. County Administrator to bring back report re cities' commitments.
(b) Building Department Update
(c) Home Land Security Report
(d) Pinellas Park boundary line issue

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

73. Miscellaneous.

6:37 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

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.

G. 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

COUNTYWIDE RULES AMENDMENT

+ 74. Consideration of PPC Resolution No. 03-2, Consisting of a Proposed Amendment to the Adopted Rules Concerning the Administration of the Countywide Future Land Use Plan, Providing for the Creation of a Process and Criteria for the Determination of Vested Rights.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

+ 75. Approval of an Ordinance Amending Various Sections of the County Code and Land Development Code to Ensure Compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for the Stormwater System.

+ 76. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Pinellas Start Center, Inc. and Attention Home, Inc., Represented by Santo Ciulla, for Several 3.0 Foot Utility Easements, Described as the North 3.0 Feet on Lots 20 through 22, and the South 3.0 Feet of Lots 3 through 5, Block 2, All Being in the Harbor Highlands Subdivision, Located in the Northwest 1/4 of Section 04, Township 29 South, Range 16 East.

77. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

+ a. Z-1-1-03.
Application of Anclote Development, Inc., through Charles M. B. Ross, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions and A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-2, Single Family Residential and a Developer's Agreement on Approximately 4.2 Acres on the West Side of Jasmine Avenue and 310 Feet South of Mary Lane (Parcel ID # 12-27-15-89982-089-0000).

+ b. Z-1-3-03.
Application of James G. Rayes, through Gary Brundage, Representative, for a Zoning Change from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-3, Single Family Residential and a Variance to Allow Development on a Private Road on Approximately 3.09 Acres, 258 Feet South of Haines Bayshore Road, on the West Side of Allendale Drive (Parcel ID # 29-29-16-00000-320-1800).

9:50 P.M. ADJOURNMENT