Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date May 1, 2007 * 9:31 a.m.






Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

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


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.
R. B. Johnson, Indian Rocks Beach, re Gulf Boulevard Improvement Project.
Bill Ockunzzi, Indian Rocks Beach, re Gulf Boulevard improvements south of Walsingham.
Bill Smith, Indian Shores, re Gulf Boulevard renovation in Indian Shores and Indian Rocks Beach.
Jim Lawrence, Indian Shores, re FDOT Project 257083-1, Gulf Boulevard Improvement.
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.


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 Chairman Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard.


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 and Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

approved 1. Dredge and Fill Application DF1801-06 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg, Arterial Channel “A” Adjacent to the Jungle Prada Boat Ramp at Park Street and Elbow Lane North, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg.

approved 2. Multi-Use Dock Application M37975-07 Submitted by Mark Newkirk/Harborside, LLC, 706 Bayway Boulevard, Clearwater Harbor, Clearwater.

approved 3. Commercial Dock Application CC37936-07 Submitted by the City of Gulfport, 4600 Tifton Drive South, Gulfport Marina, Gulfport.

approved 4. Private Dock Application P37218-06/Revised Submitted by Tom Bowers, 827 Victoria Drive, St. Joseph Sound, Dunedin.

approved 5. Dredge and Fill Application DF1800-06 Submitted by Jon Lyons, 1138 Bayou Drive, Anclote River, Tarpon Springs.

approved 6. Multi-Use Dock Application M37988-07 Submitted by Treasure Bay Investors, LLC/Rand Baldwin, 255 and 275 104th Avenue, Boca Ciega Bay, Treasure Island.


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

approved 7. SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENT – Case CW 07-13 – St. Petersburg.
0.2 Acre More of Less Located 125 Feet West of the Southwest Corner of 4th Street and 53rd Avenue; Amendment from Residential Medium to Residential/Office/Retail.

approved As amended 8. REGULAR AMENDMENT – Case CW 07-14 – St. Petersburg.
Located throughout the City of St. Petersburg; Proposed Countywide Plan Map Amendments Identified as Areas 3-203 as Depicted in Map 1 (and the Individual Subsets Thereof) Which are Part of a Series of Amendments Proposed throughout the City that Recognize Changes to the City of St. Petersburg Comprehensive Plan (i.e., Their Future Land Use Map) Approved as Part of the Implementation of the City’s Vision 2020 Plan.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – Board of County Commissioners

approved 9. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code.

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10. Approval of Minutes – None.

11. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Quarterly Donation Listing of $500 and Greater for the Period October 1 through December 31, 2006.

b. Pinellas Park Water Management District Annual Financial Report of Units of Local Government, Fiscal Year (FY) 2005/2006, and Independent Auditors Report, FY 2005/2006.

c. City of Seminole, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the FY Ended September 30, 2006.

d. City of Oldsmar Community Redevelopment Agency 2005-06 Annual Report.

e. Dock Fee Report for the Month of March 2007.

f. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007.

12. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

13. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Resolution No. 07-09 Adopted March 15, 2007, Opposing Any Consideration by BCC to Change the Water and Sewer System Flow of Funds System.

b. Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Notice of Permit Denial to Bob Walker Hauling and Transfer for a Solid Waste Processing Facility.

c. Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue Resolution No. 2007-05
Adopted March 20, 2007, Amending Resolution No. 2000-06 for the Purpose of Amending and Restating the Deferred Compensation Plan.

d. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Public Hearing to be Held April 19, 2007, to Amend the Intown, Intown West, Bayboro Harbor, Tangerine Avenue, Sixteenth Street, and Dome Industrial Park Pilot Project Community Redevelopment Plans.

e. Correspondence from Weber Marking Systems, Inc. Advising of Facility Closure on April 27, 2007.


Public Works

14. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Brandes Design-Build, Inc. for Anderson Park Sanitary Sewer System Rebid.


15. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code to Provide Compensation and Refreshments for Citizens Participating in the Reclaimed Water Focus Groups.

16. Approval of Change Orders No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Agreements as Complete, and Release of Retainage with:

a. Kloote Contracting, Inc. for Redington Beach Pump Stations 76, 77, and 78.

b. Tagarelli Construction, Inc. for Operations Storage Building.

17. Approval of an Award of Bid to Allied Universal Corp., The Dumont Company, Inc., and Univar USA Inc. for Water and Wastewater Treating Chemicals (Cooperative).

Other Departments

18. Approval of a Grant Application with the Florida Communities Trust Florida Forever Grant Program for Acquisition of Property within the Tarpon Woods Area (Environmental Management).

19. Approval of FY 2007 Budget Amendment No. 11 (Management and Budget).

20. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Write-Offs for Accounting Purposes Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval from October 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007 (Management and Budget).

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None 21. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).



approved 22. Adoption of a Resolution to Submit a Formal Application to the Federal Aviation Administration for Review and Approval of a “Special” VOR-B Approach to Runway 17L.

approved 23. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Consulting Services Agreement with The LPA Group Incorporated for Terminal Building Schematic Design Phase.

approved 24. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with R.E. Purcell Construction Company to Extend Runway 17L-35R.

Public Works

temporarily deferred 25. Adoption of a Resolution to Change the Name of Wayne Street to Wall Street in the Lealman Community.

temporarily deferred 26. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property Located at 6100 Augusta Boulevard for the Park Street/Starkey Road Project from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road.

approved 27. Approval of an Agreement with Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc. for Professional Engineering Consulting Services for 22nd Avenue South from 58th Street South to 34th Street South.


approved 28. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Agreement as Complete, and Release of Retainage with T.L.C. Diversified, Inc. (TLC) for Solid Waste Operations Master Wastewater Pump Station Relocations.

approved 29. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Agreement as Complete, and Release of Retainage with TLC for Belleair Pump Stations Nos. 083, 084, and 090 Rebid.

Other Departments

approved 30. Approval to Rescind a Request for Releases of Mortgage and Note with Paula J. Kunkle in the Community Redevelopment Area of Pinellas Park (Community Development).

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve A7030831697 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (Economic Development).

approved 32. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Grant Agreement with the FDEP, Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Honeymoon Island Beach Restoration (Environmental Management).

approved 33. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Agreement with Equis Corporation for Real Estate Financial Consulting and Conceptual Campus Planning Services (Facility Management).

approved 34. Approval of an Agreement with Boley Centers, Inc. for Community Case Managers and Homeless Prevention (Health and Human Services).

approved 35. Approval of Agreements for Mental Health/Substance Abuse Programs with Pinellas – Pasco Providers’ Group, Inc., d/b/a Westcoast Integrated Network, Inc., Comprised of Five Participating Organizations (Health and Human Services).

approved 36. Approval of a Food Vending Service Agreement with the Pinellas County School Board for 2007 Children’s Summer Food Service Program (Health and Human Services).

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Revenue for the State Homeland Security Grant with the Florida Division of Emergency Management (Management and Budget).

None 38. Other Administrative Matters


approved 39. Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of Taylor G. Bingham, III, et al v. Walta Gaskill, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-8952- CI-015 – Quiet Title Action Involving Demolition and Lot Clearing Liens.

approved 40. Approval of Confirmation of the Appointment of Jamice C. Pinkney as Assistant County Attorney.

41. Miscellaneous.
County Attorney Churuti provided information on the status of negotiations in Pinellas County v. Crest Capital, LLP and Milmarson Development, LLC; gave an update on the Fred Thomas Social Security case; and noted that there had been a recent U.S. Supreme Court opinion re flow control.

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42. County Administrator Spratt provided an update on legislative activities in Tallahassee.


43. Miscellaneous.

approved a. Approval of appointment to the Independent Citizens Referendum Oversight Committee.

b. Commissioner Morroni
reported on his attendance at the Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services Celebrity Celebration.
c. Commissioner Harris
provided consumer tip on the Do Not Call Registry; provided water conservation tip.
d.Commissioner Welch
noted that hurricane season begins in one month; and that a state-wide tax-free holiday has been authorized for the purchase of hurricane supplies.
e. Chairman Duncan
announced that the first in a series of workgroups on Regional Transit Connectivity will be held Friday, May 4, 2007, at 9:00 A.M. at the Tampa International Airport, Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Boardroom.


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