Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date May 17, 2005 * 3:03 P.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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 19, 2005.

2. Reports:

a. Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Interim Financial Reports (Unaudited) Dated March 31, 2005.

b. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from January 1, 2005 to March 31, 2005.

c. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Florida Contraband Forfeiture Semiannual Report for the Period October 1, 2004 – March 31, 2005.

d. Pinellas County, Florida, St. Petersburg – Clearwater International Airport Enterprise Fund, Financial Statements for the Years Ended September 30, 2004 and 2003 with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon.

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

f. City of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2004.

g. City of Tarpon Springs, Florida, Pinellas County Fire Services Agreement, September 30, 2004.

h. Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, Audited Financial Statements and Supplementary Schedules with Independent Auditors’ Report for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2004.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Two Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held May 12, 2005.

b. Correspondence Regarding Permanent Closure of NOVO 1, Inc. (Formerly Call_Solutions) Effective June 18, 2005.

c. Barrier Islands Governmental Council (Big-C) Minutes of Meeting Held March 23, 2005 and Agenda for Meeting of April 27, 2005.

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of a Release of Maintenance Surety.

6. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Contracts for Consulting Services for:

a. Starkey Road – Bryan Dairy Road to Ulmerton Road.

b. Starkey Road – Ulmerton Road to East Bay Drive.

c. 46th Avenue North from 55th Street North to 37th Street North.

Utilities

7. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with Cornerstone Businesses, Inc. for 2” Galvanized Water Main Replacement.

Other Departments

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

9. Approval of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment No. 13 (Management and Budget).

10. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Procurement Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2005 (Purchasing).

11. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Claim Settlements for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2005 (Risk Management/County Attorney).


B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 12. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 13. Approval of Award of Bid to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for McMullen Booth Road at State Road 590 Intersection Improvements (Rebid).

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Dedicating a Certain Portion of County-Owned Property as Public Road Right-of-Way for 114th Avenue North.

approved 15. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 2340 Wilshire Drive for the Curlew Creek Channel A Improvements Project.

Utilities

approved 16. Approval of an Agreement for Consultant Services with TBE Group, Inc. for Tampa Road Reclaimed Water Transmission Main.

approved 17. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with Florida Department of Transportation for State Road 699 (Gulf Boulevard) from Park Boulevard to Walsingham Road.

approved public hearing 6-7-05 18. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Regulating the County Grease Waste Management Program.

Other Departments

approved 19. Approval to Declare Surplus Two Small Parcels of Land in the Dansville Community (Community Development).

approved 20. Approval of a Partial Release of Land Use Restriction Agreement for Religious Community Services, Inc. to Clear Title and Assist in Renovating its Food Pantry (Community Development).

approved 21. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College to Facilitate Public Education Capital Outlay Funding (General Services).

approved 22. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract for Comprehensive Real Estate Financial and Conceptual Campus Planning Consulting Services (General Services).

approved 23. Approval of an Agreement with the Florida Department of Education, Division of Support Services for the Summer Food Service Program for Children (Human Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 24).

approved 24. Approval of an Agreement with the Pinellas County School Board for the Summer Food Vending Service Program for Children (Human Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 23).

approved 25. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for Unanticipated Contract Revenues from the Cities of Largo and Madeira Beach for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 26. Adoption of Thirteen Resolutions Granting Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions for Historic Properties Located in the City of St. Petersburg (Planning).

27. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Oldsmar for the Sale of Potable Water (Utilities).
approved b. Change Order No. 1, Jail Expansion Phase 2, Health Care Facility, 14400 Street North, Clearwater, Project No. 000613

OTHER COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

approved public hearing 6-7-05 28. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on Designation of the Position of Human Rights/Equal Opportunity Officer for Inclusion in the Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System (Office of Human Rights).

COUNTY ATTORNEY

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

a. Equity Trust Company v. Monty G. Kaylor, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2843-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

b. Edward Jameson v. Pinellas County Government – U.S. District Case No. 8:05-CV-400-T-17TGW – Allegations of Violations of Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

c. Takia Rhymes v. Ken Burke and Pinellas County Sheriff Jim Coats – Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2403-CI-11 – Allegations of False Imprisonment.

d. Joanne Richardson v. Pinellas County – Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2909-CI-15 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries.

e. Michel Rodriguez v. Jim Coats - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2136-CI-13 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries.

f. Jane Watson v. Pinellas County – Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2020-CI-7 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries.

approved 30. Approval of an Amendment to the Administrative Services Agreement with United HealthCare Relating to the Employee Health Plan.


approved 31. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Submit a Claim on Behalf of Pinellas County as a Class Member to Recover All, or a Portion, of Cost Incurred in the Relafen Antitrust Litigation.

approved 32. Approval of the Ratification of Authority for Special Counsel to Defend Additionally Named Defendants in the Case of Tammy Carnley and Jennifer Pugh as Co-Personal Representatives of the Estate of Larry D. Germonprez, Deceased, Plaintiffs, v. Pinellas County, et al, Defendants – Circuit Civil Case No. 05-1770-CI-11 as Moved to U.S. District Case No. 8:05-CV-735-T-23TBM – Allegations of Wrongful Death and Civil Rights Violations.

approved 33. Approval of Contracts and Agreements in Special Counsel Agreements in the Matter of Estate of Larry D. Germonprez, Deceased v. Pinellas County, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-1770-CI-11 as Moved to U.S. District Case No. 8:05-CV-735-T-23TBM with:

a. Abbey, Adams, Byelick, Kiernan, Mueller & Lancaster.

b. Austin, Ley, Roe & Patsko.

c. Deacon & Moulds, P.A.

d. John M. Elias, P.A.

e. Frazer, Hubbard, Brandt, Trask & Yacavone.

f. Hilyard, Bogan & Palmer.

g. A. Wade James.

h. Williams, Schnifino, Mangione & Steady.

approved public hearing 6-7-05 34. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on Designation of Four Managing Assistant County Attorney Positions for Inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System.

approved 35. Approval of Settlement in the Case of Michel Rodriguez v. Jim Coats - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2126-CI-13.

36. Miscellaneous.
Outside counsel monthly update re Rick Dodge litigation has been delivered.


C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 37. Approval of the Fourth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with The Enser Corporation of Alabama at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.

approved 38. Approval of the Contract for Sale of Real Property to JTG Enterprises Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD

approved public hearing 6-7-05 39. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on Designation of the Position of Director of Information Technology for Inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System.


D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

40. 2005 Post legislative session report by Assistant County Administrator Elithia V. Stanfield.


E. COUNTY COMMISSION

41. Miscellaneous.
approved Appointment to Youth Advisory Committee.

Commr. Welch

Lealman request to rename Joe’s Creek Park to Todd Park at Joe’s Creek; status report re naming rights by Director of Culture, Education and Leisure Liz Warren and Bill Berger, Office of Management and Budget.

Commr. Harris

Water conservation tip

Commr. Latvala

Charter Review Commission update, new Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Commr. Stewart

Comments re Weedon Island; drug court graduation ceremony

Commr. Seel

For the record, did not respond vocally but intended to vote “no” on BCC 5-3-05 agenda item #38d; comments re FAC CEO and County Connection Centers

Chairman Morroni

Hurricane season preparation; staff to provide status report re animal friendly shelters and other issues.

 


6:30 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD - None

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.

G. 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.

SCHEDULED BCC PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved 42. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code by Revising Section 22-13 Relating to Construction Contracting and Licensure Enforcement.

approved 43. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Boos Development Group, Inc. for a 30-Foot Strip of Right-of-Way Lying between Lots 4 and 5 and between Lots 12 and 13 of Pinellas Groves Subdivision.

approved 44. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Max and Novella Schaelchli for a Portion of the Drainage and Utility Easement Lying within the South 10 Feet of Lot 31, The Sanctuary at Cobb’s Landing Subdivision.

approved 45. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Eric and Deanna Straub for a Portion of the Drainage and Utility Easement Lying within Lot 11, Bonnie Bay Unit One Subdivision.

46. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. Z-1-3-05.
Application of Brian O’Connell for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to P-1, General Professional Office on Approximately 0.2 Acre at the Northwest Corner of U.S. Alternate Highway 19 and Magnolia Avenue.

approved b. Z-1-4-05.
Application of James M. and Gwen H. Hendry and Aaron W. and Barbara M. Hendry through Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP, in care of Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from CP-1, Commercial Parkway to RM-10, Residential Multi-Family-10 Units per Acre on Approximately 2.44 Acres on the North Side of 106th Avenue North, 448 Feet East of Seminole Boulevard.

approved c. Z-2-4-05.
Application of Kaiser Development Corporation, in care of Raymond Kaiser, through Gulf Coast Consulting, Inc., in care of Robert Pergolizzi, AICP, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from CP-1, Commercial Parkway to RPD-10, Residential Planned Development-10 Units per Acre on Approximately 2.36 Acres on the East Side of U.S. Highway 19, 443 Feet South of East Klosterman Road.

approved d. Z-4-4-05.
Application of Tenuto Trust, Dianne Tenuto Trustee through Corporate Properties, LLC, in care of Stephen G. Thompson, PE, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to RPD-0.5, Residential Planned Development-0.5 Units Per Acre on Approximately 26 Acres on the East Side of Old East Lake Road, 1,300 Feet South of Keystone Road.

approved e. Z-5-4-05.
Application of Janice B. Harris Trust through Charles M. B. Ross and Alexander Mourtakos, Representatives, for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-2, Single Family Residential on Approximately 9.96 Acres, 403 Feet West of North Jasmine Avenue, 730 Feet North of Leisure Lake Mobile Home Park.

approved f. LU-7-4-05.
Application of Brian Smith, Pinellas County Planning Director, for a change of Land Use from Residential Low Medium to Residential Medium and Preservation on Approximately 4.08 Acres Located on the North and South Sides of 101st Avenue North, 300 Feet East of Seminole Boulevard: 22-30-15-74688-000-0010-10121 Seminole Boulevard; 22–30-15-47826-000-0240-10639-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0230-10601-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0220-10597-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0200-10585-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0190-10561-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0180-10549-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0170-10579-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0160, 22-30-15-47826-000-0150, 22-30-15-47826-000-0120, 22-30-15-47826-000-0130, 22-30-15-47826-000-0140-10099 Seminole Boulevard; 22-30-15-47826-000-0360, 22-30-15-47826-000-0370, 22-30-15-47826-000-0310, 22-30-15-47826-000-0330, 22-30-15-47826-000-0340, 22-30-15-47826-000-0350-Pinellas County Right-of-Way; 22-30-15-47826-000-0050-10638-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0070-10596-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0090-10572-101st Avenue North; 22-30-15-47826-000-0100-10600-101st Avenue North; and 22-30-15-47826-000-0110-10548-101st Avenue North.

approved g. Z/LU-8-4-05.
Application of George and Penny Costas through Ernest C. Cline, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-3, Single Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and Change of Land Use from Residential Low to Residential/Office/Retail on Approximately 0.276 Acre on the North Side of Delaware Avenue, 150 Feet East of U.S. Alternate 19.

approved h. Z/LU-11-4-05.
Application of Raymond Lever through Dana Gamble for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to P-1A, Limited Office and Change of Land Use from Residential Urban to Residential/Office Limited on Approximately 0.278 Acre at the Southeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and 59th Street North.

approved i. Z/LU-10-4-05.
Application of Paul M. Keirn for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and Change of Land Use from Residential Urban to Commercial General on Two (2) Parcels Containing a Total of 0.25 Acre: Parcel A Located on the South Side of 61st Avenue North, 300 Feet East of Haines Road; Parcel B Located on the North Side of 60th Avenue North, 120 Feet East of Haines Road.

approved j. LU-6-4-05.
Application of Harley Construction, LLC through Delta Construction Specialties, Inc., in care of George E. Hare, Jr., Representative, for a Change of Land Use from Residential Urban to Commercial General on Approximately 0.198 Acre on the South Side of 60th Avenue North, 86.5 Feet East of Haines Road.

denied k. Z/LU-9-4-05.
Application of Joseph Saturno and Jim Broderick through Rahdert, Steele, Bryan, Bole & Reynolds, in care of Bradley M. Bole, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and Change of Land Use from Residential Urban to Commercial Neighborhood on Approximately 0.44 Acre on the North Side of 46th Avenue North, 90 Feet East of 71st Street North.

denied l. Z-3-4-05.
Application of Mary Quadros (Formerly Owned by Helen G. Burleigh, in care of Wikle Properties) through Burnett Design Engineering Co., in care of Keith Burnett, for a Change of Zoning from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District on Approximately 1 Acre on the East Side of U.S. Alternate 19, 120 Feet South of Fulton Street.

withdrawn m. CU-5-3-05 (Withdrawn).
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 and a Variance to Allow Said Conditional Use on 0.26 Acre Where 2 Acres are Required in an 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.

8:58 P.M. ADJOURNMENT

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