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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:03 P.M. May 25, 2004

Approved approved
Denied denied
Temporarily Deferred temporarily deferred
Public Hearing public hearing
 Withdrawn withdrawn

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1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held April 27, 2004.

2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County, Florida, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2003.

b. Pinellas County, Florida, Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2003 Including Constitutional Officers.

c. Pinellas County, Florida, Clerk of the Circuit Court Budget Request for Non-Court Related Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2004-2005.

d. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-06 Dated May 6, 2004, Audit of St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport Concessionaire Leases and Airport Expenditures.

e. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Proposed Budget 2004-2005.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Notice of Commission Prehearing and Hearing Regarding Review of Progress Energy Florida, Inc.’s Benchmark for Waterborne Transportation Transactions with Progress Fuels to be Held May 26, 2004 and June 10, 2004, Respectively, in Tallahassee.

b. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance No. 2004-33 Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held April 27, 2004.

c. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 02-2004, 04-2004, 05-2004, and 08-2004 Effective April 27, 2004, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

d. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing to be Held May 27, 2004.


Public Works

5. Approval of the Acceptance and Release of Sureties.

6. Approval of an Award of Bid to Various Vendors for the Annual Requirements of Traffic Sign Blanks, Posts, Brackets, and Other Related Items (Cooperative).

7. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final with Kamminga and Roodvoets, Inc. for the Cinnamon Hill Boulevard from Highland Boulevard North to Alderman Road Project.

Other Departments

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

9. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 13, 14, and 15 for Fiscal Year 2004 (Management and Budget).

10. Approval of a First Amendment to the Contract for Financial Advisory Services with William R. Hough and Company, n/k/a RBC Dain Rauscher, Inc., and Acknowledgment of the Change of Corporate Identity (Purchasing).

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None 11. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).


Public Works

approved 12. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final with Farneski Construction Company, Inc. through a Surety Takeover Agreement with Cumberland Casualty and Surety Company for Park Boulevard Bridge Control House Strengthening, and Acceptance of the Contract as Complete.


approved 13. Approval of an Interagency Agreement with the University of South Florida for the Installation of a Biosensor System as an On-Line Monitor of Water.

approved 14. Approval of an Award of Bid to International Ship Repair and Marine Services, Inc. for Motor Vessel Tortuga Maintenance and Repairs.

approved 15. Approval of an Award of Bid to Andritz Bird, Inc., f/k/a Bird Machine, Inc., for Centrifuge Repair, Parts, and Preventative Maintenance.

approved 16. Approval of an Award of Bid to Lucier Chemical Industries Ltd., d/b/a LCI, Ltd., for Hydrofluorosilicic Acid (Fluoride).

Other Departments

approved 17. Approval of an Amendment to Extend the Term of the Operating Agreement with the Friends of the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum, Inc. (Culture, Education, and Leisure/Heritage Village).

approved 18. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution Approving A4020938753 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2005 – 2010 (Economic Development).

approved public hearing 6-15-04 19. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for Re-adoption of an Air Quality Ordinance (Environmental Management).

approved 20. Approval of the Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve Resource Management Plan (Environmental Management).

approved 21. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund Budget for Heritage Village (Management and Budget).

approved 22. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in Fiscal Year 2004 for the Seminole Fire District (Management and Budget).

approved 23. Approval of the Adoption of Seven Resolutions Granting Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions for Seven Historic Properties in St. Petersburg (Planning).

approved 24. Approval of the Noncompetitive Purchase of Bathroom Tissue and Dispensers from Louise Graham Regeneration Center (Purchasing).

approved 25. Approval of the Noncompetitive Purchase Authorization with CourtSmart Digital Systems, Inc. for Digital Recording Systems, Hardware, and Software for the Court Administrator (Purchasing/Court Administrator).

26. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Second Amendment to contract between WorkNet Pinellas (“WorkNet”) and School Board of
Pinellas County/Pinellas Technical Education Centers (“PTEC”) for the provision of primary youth services.

approved b. Approval of final negotiated contract for ambulance services with Paramedics Plus, L.L.C.

approved c. Revised award of bid to Oakhurst Construction Company, Inc. for canine training facility for
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.


27. Approval of the Authority to Defend the Cases of:

approved a. Bajalis v. Smith, Circuit Civil Case No. 04-2638-CI-20, Quiet Title Action.

b. Innisbrook Condominium Association, Inc. and Marc Banning v. Pinellas County, Golf Host Resorts, Inc. and Innisbrook F, LLC, Circuit Civil Case No. 04-3388-CI-15, Injunctive and Declaratory Relief.

approved 28. Approval of a Release of Lien against Nancy Broadhead, Case No. 02-06117- DPANO-5.

approved 29. Approval of the Equal Opportunities Law Section Statement of Principle.

approved 30. Miscellaneous.

public hearing 6-15-04 a. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for an Ordinance Regarding Additional Court Costs in Criminal Cases.

public hearing 6-15-04 b. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for an Ordinance Regarding Surcharge on Non-Criminal Traffic Violations.



a. Proposed Agenda for Joint Workshop of Pinellas Planning Council/Countywide
PlanningAuthority on June 7, 2004.

b. Update re Courthouse parking matter.

c. Update re Country Park Mobile Home Park Largo annexation and contiguity issues.



32. Miscellaneous.

Commissioner Welch Sheriff’s Department.
Commissioner Stewart Job Corps site
Commissioner Seel condolences to family of Jack Eckerd; memorial resolution from Board of County Commissioners requested by Commissioner Todd.
Commissioner Harris upcoming meeting re school crossing at Ridgecrest during construction project; request for report re Y program in Ridgecrest; water conservation tip.
Commissioner Todd commends Commissioners Welch and Harris re leadership in midtown St. Petersburg; update re Environmental Distance Learning Program – requests staff to pursue copyrighting Program; Technology and Leadership Forum with Harvard University.
Commissioner Morroni volunteers for appointment to Suncoast League of Cities; Commissioner Seel volunteers as alternate.

Chairman Latvala
re artwork in Courthouse lobby; Board voted to approve appointment of Chairman Latvala to Pinellas Planning Council replacing Commissioner Harris; reminder by Mr. Spratt re Eagle Lake Park meeting being held today.

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6:30 P.M.



Any Person Wishing to Speak at this Time (Excluding Issues on the Agenda or Previously Acted on by the BCC) Must Have a Card Filled Out and Turned in to Staff at the Administrative Table Located at the Front of the Board Room.

Peter Glickman, Clearwater, President of Citizens for Safe Water, re fluoride.
Elyse Van Breemen, Clearwater, re children and seniors and human rights violations.
Rebecca Harriman, Lealman, re National Night Out (Lealman Park).


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.


temporarily deferred 33. Initial Assessment Roll for Road and Drainage Improvements to 20th Avenue Southeast from Lake Avenue East to Starkey Road.

Matthew Sullivan, St. Petersburg, re who you work for.


34. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. Z-1-4-04.
Application of Kennedy Properties of Tampa Bay, Inc. through Brett Kennedy, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support on Approximately 0.689 Acre at the Northeast Corner of 46th Avenue North and Lown Street (Parcels ID Nos. 03-31-16-51012-026-0100 and 03-31-16-51012-026-0140).

approved b. Z-2-4-04.
Application of Dennis Fabricatore for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District to R-2, Single Family Residential on Approximately .44 Acre on the South Side of Robin Avenue, 170 Feet East of U.S. Alternate 19 (Parcel ID No. 35-27-15-74034-000-0610).

denied c. Z/LU-5-2-04.
Application of Nireus, Inc. through Herbert Elliott, Esquire, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to CR-Commercial Recreation and R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential, Land Use Change from Residential Estate to Commercial Recreation and a Developer’s Agreement on Approximately 2.3 Acres on the Westerly Side of Anclote Road, 1,200 Feet South of the Pasco County Line (Parcel ID No. 02-27-15-00954-002-0020).


Scott Cataldo, Largo, re toxic waste.
Tammy Cihak, Palm Harbor, re fertilizer waste.
Otto Mazzilli, Clearwater, re fluoridation.
Owen Dessauer, Clearwater, re water and phosphate industry waste.
Alan Graham, Clearwater, re water pollution.
Wayne Eisenman, Clearwater, re poison in the water.
Dr. Ian Shillington, Dunedin, re acidosis.
Glen Shultz, Seminole, re toxic waste in our water supply.
Nina Winters, Clearwater, re phosphate fertilizer waste.
Virginia Brown, Clearwater, re new evidence of chemical environmental accidents.
Nova Montgomery, Tarpon Springs, re representation of constituency.
Maggy Graham, Clearwater, re consent to medicate.
Eloisa M. Esposito, Clearwater, re freedom – patriotism.
Charles White, Clearwater, re what’s it take to get the Commission’s attention.
Susan Stockton, Clearwater, re fluoridation.
Dan Kingsbury, Largo, re radioactive waste from phosphate mining and our drinking water.
Anita Knight, St. Petersburg, re phosphate fertilizer waste.
Billie Neeman, mid-Pinellas County re fluoridation.


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