Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date May 3, 2005 * 9:30 A.M.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

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.

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. 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.


COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA)


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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

1.

approved a. Case CW 05-10 – Pinellas Park.
Location – 1.2 Acres Located on the South Side of 90th Avenue North, East of 8989 66th Street North; Amendment from Commercial General to Residential Suburban.

approved b. Case CW 05-14 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.3 Acre Located on the Northeast Corner of 5th Avenue North and 58th Street North; Amendment from Residential Medium to Residential/Office General.

approved c. Case CW 05-15 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.2 Acre Located on the North Side of 23rd Avenue South between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street South (9th Street South) and 10th Street South; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential Medium.

approved d. Case CW 05-18 – Pinellas County.
Location – 0.9 Acre Located on the East Side of 49th Street North, Approximately 300 Feet North of 40th Avenue; Amendment from Residential Medium to Commercial General.

approved e. Case CW 05-19 – Pinellas County.
Location – 0.2 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of Seminole Boulevard and Village Green Avenue; Amendment from Residential Low to Residential/Office Limited.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

2.

denied w/o prejudice a. Case CW 05-16 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 11.0 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of 22nd Avenue North and 31st Street North; Amendment from Industrial General and Industrial Limited to Commercial General.

approved b. Case CW 05-17 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 1.4 Acres Located on the East Side of San Fernando Boulevard, Approximately 150 Feet South of Gandy Boulevard; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General.

temporarily deferred 6-07-05 c. Case CW 05-20 – Largo (Continued to June 7, 2005).
Located – 40.4 Acres Located on the North Side of East Bay Drive between Lake Avenue and Alternate Keene Road; Amendment from Residential Medium to Residential/Office General.

approved d. Case CW 05-21 – Largo.
Located – 9.9 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Seminole Boulevard and 127th Place North; Amendment from Institutional to Residential Medium.

temporarily deferred 6-07-06 e. Case CW 05-22 – Pinellas Park (Continued to June 7, 2005).
Located – 4.7 Acres Located on the West Side of Belcher Road between 124th Avenue North and 118th Avenue North; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Residential Medium.

approved 3. Proposed Amendment to the Countywide Comprehensive Plan Adoption Ordinance, No. 89-4, Providing for New Plan Title and Format (Second Public Hearing).

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY

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 4. Multi-Use Dock Application M-34320-04/Revised Submitted by John Geiger, Jay Gee Development LLC, 10200 Snug Harbor Road, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg.

approved 5. Dredge and Fill Application DF1600-05 Submitted by Progress Energy Florida, Inc. (P.L. Bartow Plant), 1601 Weedon Island Drive, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg.

approved 6. Private Dock Application P34211-04/Revised Submitted by Dale Porter, 331 Oceanview Avenue, Boggy Bayou, Palm Harbor.


C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 7. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 5, 2005.

approved 8. Reports:

a. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 2005-166, a Financial Audit of St. Petersburg College for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2004.

b. Southwest Florida Water Management District Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2004 along with Annual Local Government Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2003-2004.

c. City of Oldsmar Community Redevelopment Agency 2004 Annual Report.

d. Pinellas County, Florida, Solid Waste System Enterprise Fund, Financial Statements for the Years Ended September 30, 2004 and 2003 with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

e. Pinellas County, Florida, Sewer System Enterprise Fund, Financial Statements for the Years Ended September 30, 2004 and 2003 with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

f. City of South Pasadena, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2004.

approved 9. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.


approved 10. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7410-05 through 7412-05; and 7414-05 through 7422-05 to be Held May 5 and June 2, 2005.

b. City of St. Petersburg Ordinances Nos. 696-G and 717-G
Effective March 17, 2005, Annexing Certain Property.

c. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2005-25, 2005-26 and 2005-27 Held April 19, 2005.

d. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Pre-Hearing and Hearing Regarding Arbitration of Amendment to Interconnection Agreements Held April 18, 2005 and to be Held May 4, 2005, Respectively, in Tallahassee.

e. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Pre-Hearing and Hearing Regarding Petition for Approval of Long-Term Fuel Supply and Transportation Contracts Held April 18 and 29, 2005, Respectively, in Tallahassee.

f. Correspondence Regarding Permanent Closure of Clearwater Beach Hotel on or about May 30, 2005.

g. Two Items Relating to Dock, Pier and Wharf Construction Contract Bonds.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 11. Approval of a Release of Completion Surety.

approved 12. Approval of a Plat for Recording.

Utilities

approved 13. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with MasTec North America, Inc. for 2” Galvanized Water Main Replacement.

Other Departments

approved 14. Approval of Receipt and File Reports from January 1, 2005 through March 31, 2005 Regarding (Management and Budget):

a. Administrative Budget Amendments.

b. Law Enforcement Trust Fund.

approved 15. Approval of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment No. 12 (Management and Budget).

See Item No. 19 16. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas Planning Council for Groups B and C (Planning).

approved 17. Approval of an Award of Bid to Smith Industries Inc., d/b/a Smith Fence Company, for Fencing, Chain Link and Miscellaneous (Cooperative) (Purchasing).

AUTHORITIES

Economic Development Authority

approved 18. Approval of a Grant Application with U.S. Department of Energy for Federal Assistance to Replace the Young – Rainey STAR Center’s Cooling Tower.


D. REGULAR AGENDA

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

approved Item No. 16 - Appointments to Pinellas Planning Council
Town of North Redington Beach Vice-Mayor Jerry Knight for Group B
City of South Pasadena Mayor Richard Holmes for Group C

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 20. Adoption of a Resolution to Change the Name of Florida Avenue to Florida Boulevard within the Crystal Beach Community.

approved 21. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Execution of a Railroad Reimbursement Agreement with Florida Department of Transportation for the Installation of Grade Crossing Traffic Control Devices and Future Maintenance.

approved 22. Approval of the Emergency Suspension of Performance by G & K Services and Re–Award of Bid to Cintas Corporation for Uniform Rental (Cooperative).

approved 23. Approval of a Joint Project Agreement with the City of Largo for McKay Creek and Church Creek Maintenance Hydraulic Dredging.

approved 24. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete and Release of Retainage with R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. for the Dansville Redevelopment Area – Phase II.

approved 25. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. for Nebraska Avenue at Riviere Road (West Leg).

approved 26. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with URS Corporation Southern for Consultant Services for Park Street/Starkey Road (County Road 1) from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road.

approved 27. Approval of an Award of Bid to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for General Sidewalk and Americans with Disabilities Act Ramp Construction 2004-2005.

approved 28. Approval of an Award of a Base Bid Plus Options 1, 2, 3 and 4 to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for Palm Harbor Historic District Road Improvements.

Utilities

approved 29. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract for Construction Management at Risk Services for State Road 699 (Gulf Boulevard) from Park Boulevard to Walsingham Road – Roadway and Utilities Improvements.

approved 30. Approval of an Award of Bid to Southwest Contracting, Inc. for the Martin Borrow Pit Restoration (Rebid).

approved 31. Approval of an Award of Bid to Southwest Contracting, Inc. for the Purchase of Martin Borrow Pit Excess Soils.

Other Departments

approved 32. Approval to Declare Surplus and Convey Real Property to Alliance for Affordable Housing, Inc. for Refurbishment and Subsequent Sale of Residential Units (Community Development).

approved 33. Approval of a Release and Indemnity Agreement with S & J Family Limited Partnership (Economic Development).

approved 34. Approval of Change Order No. 2 and Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Expenditure with Motorola, Inc. for Radio System Expansion (Emergency Communications).

approved 35. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 36. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds for Environmental Management (Management and Budget).

approved 37. Other Administrative Matters.

a. Lease Agreement between Pinellas County Economic Development Authority and Optivon, Inc.
b. Update on Local Option Gas Tax.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 38. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. BankUnited, FSB versus James M. Reed, et al. - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2448-CI-13 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services.

b. Administrative Hearing of the Department of Community Affairs versus Pinellas County, Florida – Case No. 05-1245GM – Challenge of the Consistency of a Land Use Amendment.

c. Avery Cyr versus Pinellas County Risk Management - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2075-CI-21 – Petition for Equitable Distribution of Settlement Proceeds.

d. James M. and Mary H. Luckey et al. versus Pinellas County, Golf Host Resorts, Inc., et al. - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2534-CI-20 – Seeking Declaratory Relief in Regards to Development Order for Innisbrook, Parcel F.

approved 39. Approval of Authority to Initiate Litigation against Ken O’Keefe – Money Owed in Imminent Destruction Appeal.

40. Miscellaneous.

a. Status of litigation re:
Judy Yates
Rick Dodge


E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY

denied 41. Appeal of Approval of Application P35305-05 Submitted by Robert Buck, 210 Palm Island Drive Southwest, Canal Off Mandalay Channel, Clearwater.


F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

42. Report

a. Compiled Results of Community Meetings re proposed Code Enforcement Changes.


G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 43. Approval of Appointments and/or Re-Appointments to the WorkNet Pinellas, Inc. Board of Directors.

approved 44. Approval of Appointments and/or Re-Appointments to the Suncoast Health Advisory Council.

45. Miscellaneous.

Chief Deputy Director Claretha Harris At the request of the Chairman, Ms. Harris enumerated the responsibilities of the Clerk's Finance Division.
Commissioner Duncan Update re Belleview Biltmore; American Cancer Society's Celebration of Life Program.
Commissioner Seel Commented on article re Assistant County Administrator Jacob F. Stowers; Employee Appreciation Week; and newspaper article re initiative to rename some roadways.
Commissioner Stewart Update on Job Corps.
Commissioner Welch Re Strategic Plan for Information Technology Department.
Commissioner Harris Re construction on Jones Street; Transit Governance Committee; Cracker Barrel Restaurant opening; and water conservation tip.
Commissioner Latvala Re meeting of Florida Association of Counties' Emergency Board of Directors meeting to be held May 16, 2005; and information re next meeting of St. Petersburg City Council meeting.
Chairman Morroni Motion to appoint David Eldridge as the Economic Development Council representative on the School Board Referendum Oversight Committee - approved; reappointment of himself and Commissioner Seel to the Suncoast League of Cities Board - approved; noted that Commissioner Harris' family has been named Family of the Year by the Family Service Center; commented on activities of American Legion Post 273.

 

ADJOURNMENT 3:44 P.M.

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