Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date April 19, 2005 * 3:00 P.M.
Revised - Item 38a April 21, 2005
             Item 43c May 3, 2005






Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

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approved 1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting Held March 15, 2005.

approved 2. Reports:

a. Investment Report for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2004.

b. Pinellas Park Water Management District Five-Year Capital Improvement Program, 2005-2010, Dated January 2005.

c. Dock Fee Reports for Months of February and March 2005.

d. City of Largo Ability to Serve Report Regarding 49th Street and Ulmerton Road.

e. Pinellas County, Florida, Statement of County Funded Court-Related Functions, Sections 29.008 and 29.0085, Florida Statutes, for Year Ended September 30, 2004 with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

f. WorkNet Pinellas, a Component Unit of Pinellas County, Florida, Basic Financial Statements and Reports as Required by Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, June 30, 2004 with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

g. Pinellas County, Florida, Supervisor of Elections, Financial Statements, September 30, 2004 With Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

h. Pinellas County, Florida, Sheriff, Financial Statements, September 30, 2004 with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

i. City of Seminole, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2004.

j. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2005-6 Dated March 24, 2005 – Audit of Recording Services - Clerk of the Circuit Court.

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Seminole Ordinance No. 1-2005 Effective March 22, 2005 Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

b. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 5 Dated February 15, 2005, and Financial Statement Dated February 2005.

See Item No. 12

c. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held December 9, 2004.

d. Town of North Redington Beach Resolution No. 2005-103 Adopted March 10, 2005 Encouraging the Board of County Commissioners to Initiate a Program to Secure Tourist Industry as Primary Element of the County's Economic Base.

e. Barrier Islands Governmental Council (Big-C) Minutes of Meeting Held February 23, 2005 and Agenda for Meeting of March 23, 2005.

f. One Item Relating to Dock, Pier and Wharf Construction Contract Bonds.



approved 5. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract for Professional Engineering Services for T- Hangars and Site Plan Development.

Public Works

approved 6. Approval of Three Releases of Completion Surety.

approved 7. Approval of a Plat for Recording.

approved 8. Approval of the Quarterly Receipt and File Report of the County Administrator-Approved Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Amendments and/or Agreements from December 31, 2004 to March 31, 2005.

approved 9. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete and Release Retainage with Cone & Graham, Inc. for Fort DeSoto Water Circulation Bridges.

Other Departments

approved 10. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator).

approved 11. Approval of a Grant Funding Agreement with the State of Florida, Department of Financial Services for Equipment, Supplies and Training to Assure Weapons of Mass Destruction Operational Capability of Existing Hazardous Materials Teams (Emergency Management).


12. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

Pursuant to Commissioner Welch’s request, Mr. Spratt will provide a report pertaining to the Pinellas Park Water Management District issue.



approved 13. Approval of Assignment, Assumption and Amendment of Lease with Air International, Incorporated, d/b/a Pemco Aviation Group Inc., Mark Dessy and Joe McAdams for AvAero Services, LLC.

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve the Supplemental Joint Participation Agreement (JPA) No. 2 with the State of Florida, Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Grant Funds for the Construction of Taxiways to Lease Developments and Aircraft Hangars and Rehabilitation of Taxiway “M” Lighting.

approved 15. Adoption of a Resolution to Reprogram Grant Funds from FDOT to Recover Lost Operating Revenue and for the Construction of T-Hangars.

approved 16. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve the Supplemental JPA No. 1 with FDOT for Grant Funds for the Overlay of the Terminal Apron.

Public Works

approved 17. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on Windmill Pointe Road between Tarpon Lake Boulevard and Village Center Drive.

approved 18. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 6661 10th Avenue Terrace South for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 19. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 6670 10th Avenue Terrace South for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 20. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Keystone Excavators, Inc. for Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail Northeast Extension.

Other Departments

approved 21. Adoption of the 2005-06 Federal Legislative Program (County Administrator).

approved 22. Approval of a Non-Exclusive Use Agreement with Pin-Mar, Inc. for Heritage Village (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 23. Approval of Two Amendments to the Lease Agreements with Make Us An Offer Four, LLC for the Tax Collector and Property Appraiser (General Services).

approved 24. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Airport Business Center for the Supervisor of Elections (General Services).

approved 25. Approval of a Sublicense Agreement with WorkNet Pinellas Inc. (WorkNet) for Space at the EpiCenter (General Services).

approved 26. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 Capital Projects Fund for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds for the Airport (Management and Budget).

approved 27. Adoption of a Resolution Deleting Unaccountable Property from County Fixed – Asset Inventory for WorkNet (Purchasing).

28. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Final negotiated contract for sponsorship consultant services with Front Row Marketing, L.P. approved.
approved b. Contract for sale of parcel 32/29/16/70362/300/1100 to Cepcot Corporation approved.
approved c. Contract for sale of parcel 02/31/16/00000/310/0700 to Alps South Corporation approved.


approved 29. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. State of Florida Department of Transportation v. Carr-Rubin Associates, a Florida General Partnership, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-1318-CI-8 – Seeking Condemnation of County Easement Interests.

b. State of Florida Department of Transportation v. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, a New York Corporation, f/k/a Mobil Oil Corporation - Circuit Civil Case No. 5-1533-CI-7 – Seeking Condemnation of County Easement Interests.

c. The Deaf and Hearing Connection of Tampa Bay, Inc. v. Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2052-CI-15 – Equitable and Injunctive Relief to Reinstate Subject Variance.

approved 30. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Submit a Claim on its Behalf as a Class Member to Recover All, or a Portion, of a Cost Incurred by Pinellas County in the Lupron® Third-Party Payor Antitrust Litigation.

approved 31. Approval of Revised Appendix A to Special Counsel Contract – Foley and Lardner LLP.

approved public hearing 05/17/05 32. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Construction Contracting and Licensure Enforcement.

33. Miscellaneous.

approved a. Amended Interlocal Agreement with the City of St. Petersburg approved.
b. Update re Chapter 164 Conflict Assessment, City of Largo.



approved 34. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Opinion Research Corporation at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.


approved 35. Approval of a Contract Increase with International Business Machines Corporation for Equipment Maintenance.


approved 36. Approval of the Fiscal Year 2005 Public Art Program Plan.



a. Letter to Congressman C. W. “Bill” Young from Mike Meidel pertaining to concerns regarding termination of multiyear contract with Lockheed Martin; consensus of the members that the Chairman also send a letter to Congressman Young.
b. Concept paper drafted regarding a potential Tampa Bay partnership with neighboring counties re improving regional transportation; consensus received to continue finalizing partnership.


38. Miscellaneous.

approved a. Appointment of Irv Detoro to fill the remainder of Gloria Meier’s term on the East Lake Community Library Advisory Board approved.
approved b. Appointment of Chase McDonald to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee approved.
c. Commissioner Duncan – attended EarthFest at the Botanical Gardens.
d. Commissioner Seel – suggested a presentation be made to the School Board re county summer camps; and discussed busing problems; whereupon, Mr. Spratt indicated that he has spoken with Superintendent Wilcox regarding possible School Board partnership.
e. Commissioner Stewart – attended Volunteer Recognition Program at the Coop Center; noted the passing of former Councilmember Ernest Fillyau; and suggested “no thru street” as substitute term for “dead-end.” Chairman Morroni requested that Keith Wicks research substitute terms.
f. Commissioner Latvala – announced that Chris Holley is the new Executive Director of the Florida Association of Counties.
g. Commissioner Harris – discussed the recent Youth Advisory Council trip to Tallahassee; and presented a water conservation tip re how to maintain a healthy lawn.
h. Commissioner Welch – noted the passing of Councilmember Fillyau; attended Florida Housing Coalition affordable housing presentation and will distribute information to the members. Commissioner Latvala suggested that Habitat for Humanity conduct a presentation for elected officials.
i. Chairman Morroni – met with Mayor Michael Yates, Gulfport, and Mayor Dottie Reeder, Seminole; noted that he moved to Pinellas County 25 years ago today and thanked his supporters.

6:30 P.M.



1. Rae Claire Johnson, Belleair, re Belleview Biltmore Hotel.
2. Bill Stokes, St. Petersburg, re Biltmore.
3. Margie Bingham, Dunedin, re Belleview
4. Bruce Hause, Clearwater, re Belleview Biltmore.
5. Andy G. Strickland, Clearwater, re Belleview Hotel
6. Connie Mudano, Clearwater, re Belleview Hotel

Commissioner Duncan volunteered to meet with Town of Belleair; staff directed to research legalities.



2nd public hearing 05/03/05 39. Proposed Amendment to the Countywide Comprehensive Plan Adoption Ordinance No. 89-4, Providing for a New Plan Title and Format.


approved 40. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Teresa Tumarkin for a Portion of the Utilities and Drainage Easement within the South 7.50 Feet of Lot 27, Block E, in Fairview Estates.

approved 41. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 150 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code by Revising Exhibits A through D, Impact Fees.

approved 42. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 150 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code Relating to Impact Fees.

43. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. Z-2-2-05.
Application of Alan W. Howell for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to P-1, General Professional Office on Approximately 0.132 Acre on the Southwest Corner of Indiana Avenue and 12th Street.

approved b. Z-2-3-05.
Application of Terence Hazell for a Change of Zoning from R-3, Single Family Residential to P-1, General Professional Office on Approximately 0.138 Acre on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard, 185 Feet South of 117th Drive North.

denied Without prejudice c. Z-3-3-05.
Application of Robert C. and Marilyn P. Edmunds through Tew & Associates, in care of Joel R. Tew, Esquire, for a Change of Zoning from R-2, Single Family Residential to RM-5, Residential Multiple Family-5 Units Per Acre on Approximately 1.43 Acres on the West Side of 8th Street, 452 Feet North of Nebraska Avenue.

approved d. Application of Barbara A. Miller through Farrell Homes, Inc., in care of Michael Farrell, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-R, Rural Residential to R-3, Single Family Residential on Approximately 2.13 Acres on the Southwest Corner of 58th Street North and 110th Avenue North.

temporarily deferred 5/17/05 e. CU-5-3-05.
Application of Pinellas County School Board, Jim Miller, Director, through McKim & Creed, P.A., in care of Brent A. Heath, P.E., Representative, for a Utility Substation as a Conditional Use in an
A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential Zone on Approximately 0.26 Acre, 637 Feet South of Union Street, on the West Side of the McMullen Booth Elementary School Driveway.

withdrawn f. Z-3-12-04 (Withdrawn; Continued from March 15, 2005 BCC Meeting).
Application of Andrew and Kristen Mongelluzzi and Frank and Anne Mongelluzzi through Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, in care of Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Representative, for a Zoning Change from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to E-1, Estate Residential and Development Agreement on Approximately 5.48 Acres on the West Side of Brady Drive, 140 Feet North of Indian Creek Court.