Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date May 2, 2006 * 9:35 a.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

A. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.


B. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY (WNCA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

denied without prejudice 1. Multi-Use Dock Application M36389-05 Submitted by Sunset Cove/Main Stream America, Inc./Tony Fernandez, 536 Monterey Boulevard Northeast, Coffeepot Bayou, St. Petersburg (Deferred from December 6, 2005 and March 14, 2006 WNCA Meetings)

approved 2. Dredge and Fill Application DF1680-06 Submitted by City of St. Petersburg Channel E Adjacent to 6300 – 6350 Bahama Shores Drive South, 6400 – 6542, 6940 – 6990 4th Street South, 6600 – 6860 Colony Drive South, 341 – 398 Colony Point Road South, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

3. SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

approved a. Case CW 06-15 – Pinellas County
8.3 Acres Located on the South Side of 52nd Avenue, Southwest of the CSX Railroad North of Joe’s Creek; Amendment from Industrial General to Residential Urban and Recreation/Open Space

approved b. Case CW 06-16 – Pinellas County
9.0 Acres Located on the Southwest Side of the CSX Railroad Approximately 850 Feet South of 54th Avenue North; Amendment from Industrial General to Residential Urban and Recreation/Open Space

approved c. Case CW 06-17 – Pinellas County
0.5 Acre Located on the North Side of 21st Avenue Southeast Approximately 150 Feet East of Seminole Boulevard; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General

approved d. Case CW 06-18 – Pinellas County
1.0 Acre Located Approximately 280 Feet West of U.S. Alternate 19 and 440 Feet South of Ulelah Avenue; Amendment from Residential Urban with Water/Drainage Feature Overlay, Residential/Office/Retail, and Preservation with Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Residential/Office/Retail

approved e. Case CW 06-19 – City of Dunedin
0.2 Acre Located on the West Side of Belcher Road West of Curlew Avenue; Amendment from Right-of-Way to Residential Low

approved f. Case CW 06-20 – Town of Redington Shores
0.05 Acre Located on the West Side of Gulf Boulevard Approximately 160 Feet South of 177th Terrace West; Amendment from Residential High to Residential/Office/Retail

approved g. Case CW 06-24 – City of Clearwater
1.8 Acres Located on the North Side of Northeast Coachman Road Approximately 170 Feet West of Belcher Road; Amendment from Commercial General to Institutional

4. REGULAR AMENDMENTS

approved a. Case CW 06-21 – City of Largo
7.5 Acres Located on the North Side of 142nd Avenue North Approximately 1,300 Feet West of 58th Street North; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Institutional

approved b. Case CW 06-22 – City of Largo
4.5 Acres Located on the Southeast Corner of 58th Street North and Myerlake Circle; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Institutional

approved c. Case CW 06-23 – City of Largo
2.3 Acres Located on the Southeast Corner of Walsingham Road and 137th Street North; Amendment from Institutional to Commercial General

temporarily deferred 6/6/06 5. Substantive Plan Change Case SPC 06-1 – City of Clearwater
Amendments to Beach by Design, a Special Area Plan for the Community Redevelopment District on the Countywide Plan Map for a Portion of Clearwater Beach

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C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 6. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of March 21, 2006

approved 7. Reports:

a. Pinellas County, Florida, Statement of County Funded Court-Related Functions, Sections 29.008 and 29.0085, Florida Statutes, for the Year Ended September 30, 2005 (with Independent Auditor’s Report Thereon)

b. Annual Investment Report for the Fiscal Year (FY) Ended September 30, 2005

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-01 Dated March 23, 2006 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Animal Services

d. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-02 Dated March 23, 2006 - Audit of Weedon Island Preserve

e. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-03 Dated April 6, 2006 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Medical Examiner Office and Forensic Laboratory

f. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-04 Dated April 6, 2006 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Human Services Department

g. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2004 Annual Performance Assessment Summary of the Pinellas County Consolidated Plan

h. Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization Annual
Financial Report for the FY Ended September 30, 2005

i. City of Seminole, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the FY Ended September 30, 2005

j. City of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the FY Ended September 30, 2005

k. City of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Pinellas County Fire Services Agreement Dated September 30, 2005

l. Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, Audited Financial Statements and Supplementary Schedules (Together with Independent Auditors’ Report) for the FY Ended December 31, 2005

m. Pinellas County, Florida Sewer System Enterprise Fund Financial Statements for the Years Ended September 30, 2005 and 2004 (with Independent Auditor’s Report Thereon)

n. Pinellas County, Florida Solid Waste System Enterprise Fund Financial Statements for the Years Ended September 30, 2005 and 2004 (with Independent Auditor’s Report Thereon)

o. Pinellas County, Florida Sheriff, Financial Statements, September 30, 2005 (with Independent Auditor’s Report Thereon)

p. Pinellas Park Water Management District Annual Financial Report of Units of Local Governments, FY 2004/2005, and Financial Statement and Auditor’s Report for Year Ending September 30, 2005

q. Southwest Florida Water Management District Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY Ended September 30, 2005

approved 8. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinance No. 7588-06 Adopted March 16, 2006 Annexing Certain Property, Together with Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7618-06 through 7626-06 to be Held June 1, 2006

b. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Five Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held April 27, 2006

c. City of Pinellas Park Resolution No. 06-12 Adopted March 23, 2006 Urging Members of the Florida Legislature to Support House Bill 949 and Senate Bill 1608

d. City of Safety Harbor Resolution No. 2206-08 Adopted April 3, 2006 Urging Members of the Florida Legislature to Support House Bill 949 and Senate Bill 1608

e. City of Tarpon Springs Ordinance No. 2006-01 Declaring Intention to Annex Certain Property by Referendum (Leisure Lake Village Subdivision and Leisure Lake Condominium) and Providing for Effective Date; Public Hearing Held February 9, 2006

f. Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue Resolution No. 2006-63 Adopted March 21, 2006 Establishing a Hydrant/Station Distance Survey Fee

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 10. Approval of a Plat for Recording

approved 11. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Brandes Design-Build, Inc. for Construction of Anderson Park Sanitary Sewer System (Rebid)

approved 12. Approval of Change Orders No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contracts as Complete, and Releases of Retainage with:

a. Rowland Inc. for Construction of 115th Lane at Irving Avenue Drainage Improvements, 115th Lane Municipal Services Taxing Unit (MSTU) Sidewalk, and Bay Ridge Terrace MSTU Resurfacing

b. R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. for Year 2004 Countywide
Pavement Preservation (Various Locations)

Utilities

approved 13. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment

approved 14. Approval of an Award of Bid to General Chemical Performance Products LLC for Aluminum Sulfate

Other Departments

See Item No.19. 15. Approval of Reappointments and an Alternate Appointment to the Public Employee Relations Commission (County Administrator)

approved 16. Approval of Partial Release of Mortgages with Paula J. Kunkle for a Vacant Lot in the Community Redevelopment Area of Pinellas Park (Community Development)

approved 17. Approval of FY 2006 Budget Amendment No. 19 (Management and Budget)

approved 18. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Procurement Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2006 (Purchasing)

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

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

approved 15. Joseph Saunders and Richard Gehring reappointed for a four-year term.

temporarily deferred Appointment of alternate member deferred until the Charter Review Commission’s work is completed. If needed, an alternate will be appointed on an interim basis.


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 20. Approval of a Joint Project Agreement with the City of Pinellas Park for Utility Installation on Bryan Dairy Road from Starkey Road to 72nd Street North

approved 21. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 4550 46th Avenue North for the Park Street/Starkey Road Improvement Project from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road

Utilities

approved 22. Approval of a Mutual Aid Agreement with Florida’s Water/Wastewater Agency for Emergency Services’ Response Network

Other Departments

approved 23. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Project A6031655618 as a Qualified Applicant and Identifying Sources of Local County Financial Support of this Project for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for FY(s) 2007-2015 (Economic Development)

approved 24. Adoption of a Resolution Designating the Belleair Wastewater Treatment Plant and Town Garage as a Brownfield Area (Economic Development)

temporarily deferred 25. Approval of First Amendment to the Agreement with Linda M. Feltner Studios, LLC for Sign Making Services for Brooker Creek Preserve (Environmental Management)

approved 26. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with the Salvation Army for Misdemeanant Offender Supervision Services (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 27. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY06 Information Technology (IT) Fund Budget and Reallocating Funds from the IT Fund Reserve for Contingencies for Contract Personnel for Staffing Needs and IT Data Center Infrastructure Improvements (Management and Budget)

approved 28. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY06 General Fund for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds for Medical Examiner Forensic Laboratory (Management and Budget)

approved 29. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 06 Fire Districts Fund and Reallocating Reserves in FY 06 Pinellas Park Fire District for a Replacement Ladder Fire Truck (Management and Budget)

approved 30. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 06 Utilities Water Renewal and Replacement Fund, Reallocating Reserve, and Realigning to Capital Outlay for Construction of Water Blending Facility and Belcher Road 48” Water Main Replacement (Management and Budget)

approved 31. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas Planning Council for the Remainder of the Two-Year Term, 2005-2006 (Planning)
City of Treasure Island Mayor Mary Maloof appointed.

approved 32. Other Administrative Matters

a. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Ordinance No. 00-16 and Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code, to Host the Spring Meeting of Florida Mosquito Control Association (Public Works)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 33. Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Stephanie Barnes v. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-1876-CI-21 – Allegations of Shooting Negligence

b. Leonard A. McCue v. Pinellas County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), d/b/a Sunstar, et al – Manatee Circuit Civil Case No. 06-CA-1193 – Personal Injury Claim

c. Charles Plancon v. Pinellas County, Florida – Circuit Civil Case No. 06-2636-CI-011 – Challenge of Consistency of Golden Lantern Decision with Comprehensive Plan

d. Robert C. Wells v. Norman C. Cramer, Kenneth L. Burroughs, Terry R. Metts, Christopher Taylor, Jeffrey S. Preising – Federal Civil Case No.. 8:04-cv-315-T-24EAJ – Civil Rights Complaint

e. Department of Health v. Pinellas County EMS, d/b/a Sunstar – Allegations of Violation of Florida Statute

f. US Bank v. Tammy Manoloudis, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-2494-CI-20 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage

approved 34. Approval of Authority to Initiate Litigation in the Cases of:

a. Jim Coats, as Sheriff of Pinellas County v. Catrina Pierce – Allegations of Automobile Negligence

b. Jim Coats, as Sheriff of Pinellas County v. Stanley J. Roberts - Allegations of Automobile Negligence

approved 35. Approval of Rescission of Requirement for Pinellas County Sheriff’s Deputy Blanket Bond

approved 36. Approval of a Contract for Legal Services with Zinober & McCrea, P.A. in the Case of Douglas J. Morgan v. Jim Coats, Pinellas County Sheriff - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-002101-CI-21 Retroactive to March 24, 2006

approved 37. Approval of Authority to Settle the Case of Bruce Simmons v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation D/A: 10/12/04

38. Miscellaneous
approved
Adoption of a resolution regarding reimbursement of attorney’s fees and costs incurred by county officers and employees.

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E. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

39.

a. Status report re due diligence study for proposed purchase of The Landing at Tarpon Springs Marina; recommendations to be presented at May 4 work session.

b. Status report re proposed partnership with Pinellas County School Board and Cities of Clearwater and Safety Harbor to construct soccer fields at McMullen Booth Elementary School. Director of Culture, Education, and Leisure Paul A. Cozzie displayed an aerial photograph and provided input. Staff to provide updated aerial photograph and schedule information meeting with the neighborhood for May or June, prior to submitting application to the Board of Adjustment.

 

F. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 40. Approval of an Appointment to the Tourist Development Council


41. Miscellaneous

Commissioner Latvala
approved
nominated Jacob F. Stowers III to the Pinellas Environmental Foundation Advisory Board for the remainder of the term expiring November 1, 2006; related that the residents of Crescent Oaks subdivision are requesting a traffic light and requested recommendations from staff. Director of Transportation Peter J. Yauch to present alternative channelization design to the Board at a future meeting.
Commissioner Harris expressed concern re dissemination of information to the public regarding the proposed school crossing at Ulmerton Road and 119th Avenue, staff to address; presented water tip regarding irrigating responsibly.
Commissioner Morroni noted that Pinellas County has received an award from the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association for beach restoration on Treasure Island and Long Key and offered congratulations.
Commissioner Seel related that Congressman Young’s aid, George Cretekos, will be retiring after 35 years of service and expressed appreciation for his efforts on behalf of Pinellas County citizens.
Commissioner Stewart reported that following a meeting on Thursday, May 4, with the City of Indian Rocks Beach, he and staff will have met with all of the beach communities regarding the Gulf Boulevard improvement project; and that the team will present a report to the Board at its May 16 meeting.
Chairman Welch commented on the reopening of the Mahaffey Theater and noted the County’s contributions to rehabilitation of the theater and the Pier through tax incremental financing; will schedule a joint meeting with the School Board; announced an employer-assisted housing workshop to be held on Friday, May 5, and provided contact information; will provide a flyer to the Board via e-mail.

ADJOURNMENT – 11:35 A.M.

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