Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date June 7, 2005 * 9:40 A.M.
Item #25 revised June 9, 2005

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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

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 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 Chairman Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.
1. Eugene R. Manfrey, St. Petersburg, re County Charitable Solicitation ordinance as it relates to Veterans of Foreign Wars. (referred to County Attorney’s Office)
2. Marilyn Westrop, Largo, re Access Pinellas.
3. Arlin Briley, St. Petersburg, re election reform.
4. Michael Gilson, St. Petersburg, re election reform coalition.
5. Ed Helm, St. Petersburg, re election reform coalition.


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 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.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA)

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

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

1.

withdrawn a. Case CW 05-20 – Largo (to be Withdrawn).
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.

temporarily deferred 7/12 b. Case CW 05-22 – Pinellas Park (to be Continued to July 12, 2005, CPA Meeting).
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 c. Case CW 05-23 – Pinellas Park.
4.5 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Ulmerton Road and 40th Street North; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Commercial General.

approved d. Case CW 05-24 – Safety Harbor.
3.0 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of State Road 590 and McMullen Booth Road; Amendment from Industrial Limited, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature to Residential/Office/Retail, Preservation, and Water/Drainage Feature.

approved e. Case CW 05-25 – Clearwater.
0.2 Acre Located at 2723 State Road 580, Approximately 250 Feet Southwest of Charles Avenue; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office General.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved 2. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Peter C. and Eileen A. Krauser, Lake Chautauqua, Inc., and Julian R. and Margaret Mawhinney for a Portion of Right-of-Way on Fourth Avenue North, Third Avenue North and Lake Shore Drive in Unit 1 – Section A, Chautauqua on the Lake Subdivision.

approved 3. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Paul S. Gaccione for a Portion of a Drainage Easement within Lot 12, Commencing at the Northwest Corner of Lot 12, the Trails at Bardmoor North, Phase 2 Subdivision.

approved w/revisions 4. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 126, Article VI of the Pinellas County Code Relating to Grease Waste Management.

temporarily deferred 6/28 5. Proposed Resolution Regarding the City of Largo’s Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Community Redevelopment Plan.


approved C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

6. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of May 3, 2005.

7. Reports:

a. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 2005-170, an Operational Audit of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2004.

b. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2005-2006.

c. Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court Budget Request for Non-Court Related Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2005-2006.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Annual Financial Report of Units of Local Governments Fiscal Year 2003/2004 and Independent Auditors Report Fiscal Year 2003/2004.

e. Pinellas Park Water Management District Public Facilities Report Prepared February 2005 by Camp Dresser & McKee Inc.

8. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Progress Energy Florida, Inc. Petition to Florida Public Service Commission for Base Rate Increase.

b. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Prehearing and Hearing Regarding Petition of Progress Energy Florida, Inc. Held May 26 and June 2, 2005, Respectively, in Tallahassee.

c. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7397-05 through 7399-05, and 7430-05 through 7441-05, Heard June 2, 2005 and to be Heard July 21, 2005, Respectively.

d. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 7391-05 and 7394-05 Adopted April 7, 2005 Annexing Certain Property.

e. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Eight Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held May 26, 2005.

f. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 4-2005 and 7-2005 Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property Effective April 26, 2005.

g. Barrier Islands Governmental Council (Big-C) Resolution No. 2005.01 Supporting Undergrounding of Utilities Along Gulf Boulevard Adopted April 27, 2005.

h. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held February 10, 2005.

i. Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue Resolutions Nos. 2005-02, 2005-03, and 2005-04 Establishing Rates and Charges for Building Plan Review and a Life Safety/Fire/Inspection Fee Effective March 1, 2005; and an Impact Fee Effective May 1, 2005.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

10. Approval of an Award of Bid to Valleycrest Golf Course Maintenance, Inc. for Golf Course Maintenance Operations.

Public Works

11. Approval of a Release of Completion Surety.

See item No. 25 12. Approval of an Award of Bid to Oakhurst Construction Co., Inc. for the New Southeast County Connection Center at Lealman Community Park.

13. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete and Release of Retainage with David Nelson Construction Co. for St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport Fairchild Drive Realignment.

Utilities

14. Approval of a Purchase Authorization with DPC Enterprises, L.P. for Chlorine (Cooperative).

15. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract for Professional Consulting Engineering Services for Pinellas Park Wholesale Wastewater Flowmeter Relocation and Replacement.

16. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with Westra Construction Corporation for 2” Galvanized Water Main Replacement.

Other Departments

17. Approval of a Reappointment to the Local Public Employee Relations Commission (County Administrator).

18. Approval of a Grant Award with the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Folk Culture Center at Heritage Village (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

19. Approval of Ratification of a Grant Agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Environmental Distance Learning III (Environmental Management).

20. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands Cleared (Environmental Management).

21. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract for Consulting Services for Lake Tarpon Water Quality Area 6 (Environmental Management).

22. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Grant Agreement with Florida Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Long Key Beach Nourishment (Environmental Management).

23. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 14 through 16 for Fiscal Year 2005 (Management and Budget).

24. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment Scrap Material Surplus and Remove Stolen and Lost Items from County Fixed Asset Inventory (Purchasing).


D. REGULAR AGENDA

25. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court). Referring to agenda item No. 12, Administrator Spratt identified $17,000 of the $337,000 total as funded by the Penny for Pinellas.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 26. Approval of Lessor’s Consent to Assignment of Leases between Engelhardt Gehrand Partnership and NAIDIP ABC, LLC.

Public Works

approved 27. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Pinellas County Advanced Traffic Management System Project – Intelligent Transportation System Technology Integration.

approved 28. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 7405 Starkey Road for the Park Street/Starkey Road from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road Improvement Project (Park Street/Starkey Road).

approved 29. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 10190 Starkey Road for Park Street/Starkey Road.

approved 30. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 10500 Starkey Road for Park Street/Starkey Road.

approved 31. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 8896 Magnolia Drive for Park Street/Starkey Road.

approved 32. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 8239 46th Avenue North for Park Street/Starkey Road.

approved 33. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 8970 82nd Avenue North for Park Street/Starkey Road.

approved 34. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 796 Bamboo Drive South for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 35. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. for Year 2004 Countywide Pavement Preservation at Various Locations.

approved 36. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for Municipal Services Taxing Unit Sidewalk and Americans with Disabilities Act Ramp Improvements Fiscal Year 2005 Contract.

approved 37. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Eagle Lake Park Development.

approved 38. Approval to Declare a Parcel of Real Property Surplus and Authorize its Advertisement and Sale.

temporarily deferred 39. Approval to Declare a Parcel of Real Property Surplus, Authorize the Termination of the Existing Lease with, and Execute a Deed to, the City of Belleair Beach.

approved 40. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Revisions to the Residential Traffic Management Program to Include Minor Collector Roadways.

approved 41. Approval of a Letter of Understanding with FDOT and Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the District Seven Off System Maintenance Agreement for the Progress Energy Trail Crossing over U.S. Highway 19 at Enterprise Road.

Utilities

approved 42. Approval of the Prequalification of Vendors for Reprocurement of Operation, Maintenance, and Management Services for the Waste to Energy Facility (Deferred from April 5, 2005, BCC Meeting).

Other Departments

approved 43. Approval of a First Amendment to the Agreement with Arrington-Marlowe, LLC for the Strategic Plan for the County (County Administrator).

approved 44. Approval of the Cancellation of the Contract with Brandano Displays, Inc. for the Holiday Light Display and Sponsorship at Lake Seminole Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 45. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A3102750838 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2006-2012 (Economic Development).

approved 46. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Not-to-Exceed $2,000,000 in Industrial Development Revenue Bonds by the Florida Development Finance Corporation for Enterprise Florida, Inc. (Economic Development).

approved 47. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Release of a Reverter to a Parcel of Real Property to Clear Title for Sale to The Cepcot Corporation (Economic Development) (Companion Agenda Item No. 48).

approved 48. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Sale of Real Property to The Cepcot Corporation (Economic Development) (Companion Agenda Item No. 47).

approved 49. Approval of a Participating Agency Subgrant Agreement with the City of Tampa for Urban Area Security Initiative Funds Administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Emergency Medical Services and Fire Administration/Emergency Management).

approved 50. Approval of a Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Clearwater Centre, LLC for Human Services (General Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 51).

approved 51. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Belcher Commons, LLC for Human Services (General Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 50).

approved 52. Approval of a Fifth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Clearwater Centre, LLC for Human Services’ Success Training and Retention Services (STARS) Program (General Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 53).

approved 53. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Belcher Commons, LLC for Human Services’ STARS Program (General Services) (Companion Agenda Item No. 52).

approved 54. Approval of the Establishment of a Space Management Coordination Committee to Collaborate with Consultant in Development of a Countywide Space Plan (General Services).
Commissioner Duncan appointed to Space Mgt Coordination Committee.

approved 55. Approval of the Contract with Albertsons, Inc. for Pharmacy Services for the County’s Eligible Indigent Population (Human Services).

approved 56. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 Transportation Fund for Reimbursement of Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Funds (Management and Budget).

approved 57. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 Capital Projects Fund for Unanticipated Grant and Reimbursement Proceeds for U.S. Highway 19 Intersection Improvement Projects (Management and Budget).

approved 58. Adoption of a Resolution to Waive the Purchasing Ordinance to Secure an Exclusive Beverage/Snack Vendor (Management and Budget).

approved 59a. Final negotiated contract for real estate financial consulting and conceptual campus planning services with Equis Corporation

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 60. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of Parkdale, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company v. City of Clearwater, Florida, etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-3408-CI-11 – Quiet Title Action.

approved 61. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Initiate Legal Actions against Various Companies to Recover Unpaid Bills for Sunstar Services Rendered at Their Requests.

approved 62. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Submit a Claim on Behalf of the BCC as a Class Member to Recover All or a Portion of Cost Incurred by Pinellas County for:

a. Remeron® Third-Party Payor Antitrust Litigation.

b. Terazosin Hydrochloride Antitrust Litigation.

approved 63. Adoption of a Resolution Designating Four Positions of Managing Assistant County Attorney for Inclusion within the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System.

approved 64. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement on Fair Housing Impediments with the Cities of St. Petersburg, Largo, and Clearwater.

approved 65. Approval of a Special Counsel Agreement with Zinober & McCrea in the Matter of Estate of Larry D. Germonprez, Deceased v. Pinellas County, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-1770-CI-11, as Removed to U.S. District Case No. 8:05-CV-735-T-23TBM.

approved 66. Approval of an Amendment to the Special Counsel Contract with Ford & Harrison, LLP.

approved 67. Approval of Settlement in the Case of Sharon Noell v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation OJCC #03-041626LLH, D/A: 7/1/03 & OJCC # 03-042878LLH, D/A: 9/20/03.

68 County Attorney Miscellaneous

approved a. Approval of Ratification of a First Amendment to the Agreement between MGT of America, Inc. and the Pinellas County Charter Review Commission.

approved b. Authority to defend re Cepcot Corp. (items Nos. 47 and 48).


E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BOARD

approved 69. Adoption of a Resolution Designating the Position of Human Rights/Equal Opportunity Officer for Inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

approved 70. Approval of the Withdrawal of Voluntary Annexation Review VA 03-124 in the City of St. Petersburg.

approved 71. Approval of a Continuance to Consider Innisbrook Final Site Plan Parcel F (to be Continued to June 28, 2005, CPA Meeting).

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 72. Approval of the Cancellation of the Contract for Laser Printing/Direct Mail Services with Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD

approved 73. Adoption of a Resolution Designating the Position of Director of Information Technology for Inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System.


F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

74. None.


G. COUNTY COMMISSION

75. Miscellaneous.

a. Commissioner Duncan Expresses appreciation to staff for very successful public meeting re Lake Seminole improvements.
b. Commissioner Seel Re mailout pertaining to Children Drown Without a Sound.
c. Commissioner Stewart Recognizes Director of Planning Brian Smith’s 35 years of services with Pinellas County.
d. Commissioner Welch Update re Homeless Policy Group; and notes intention of requesting a Drug Paraphernalia Task Force be established.
e. Commissioner Harris Friendship Bridge Paver Program; PSTA membership changes; and water conservation tip re sprinkler maintenance.
f. Commissioner Latvala Expresses appreciation to board members for their participation at the Charter Review Commission meetings and encourages their continued involvement; notes groundbreaking ceremony for the Palm Harbor Main Street redevelopment project on June 16 at 10:00 A.M.
g. Chairman Morroni Re Senator Nelson’s congratulations to Pinellas County re its recognition by the Trust for Public Lands in the National Association of Counties for Environmental Initiatives; recent death of Reverend Otis Greene; and presents first of ten hurricane myths.


In response to query by Commissioner Duncan and at the request of Commissioner Seel, Assistant County Administrator Jacob F. Stowers presented information pertaining to establishing policy with regard to industrial zoned properties.

ADJOURNMENT: 3:25 P.M.

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