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Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results - June 10, 2003

Meeting Date June 10, 2003 * 9:40 a.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

+

Denied

X

Temporarily Deferred

TD

Public Hearing

PH Date

 

INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS

A. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Any Person Wishing to Speak at this Time, Excluding Issues on the Agenda or Previously Acted on by the BCC, Must Have a Yellow Card Filled Out and Given to the Agenda Coordinator at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room. The Chair Will Call Each Speaker's Name.

  • Jo-An Totty, Palm Harbor, re proposed renaming of White Chapel.
  • H. Patrick Wheeler, Palm Harbor, re gas tax for Gulf Boulevard improvements.
  • Scott Fisher, Palm Harbor, re Palm Harbor Historic White Chapel.
  • Smokey Ellis, St. Petersburg, re contractors and insurance.

B. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

Any Person Wishing to Speak about a Public Hearing on This Agenda Must Have a Yellow Card Filled Out and Given to the Agenda Coordinator at the Staff Table Located at the Front of the Board Room. Please Refer to the Back of Your Agenda Copy for More Details on Guidelines for Time Limitations and Opportunities to Speak. The Chair Will Call Each Speaker's Name. 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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

+ 1. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 2-441 of the County Code to Create and Establish the Powers and Responsibilities of the Pinellas County Economic Development Council.

+ 2. Proposed Ordinance Providing for the Creation of a Municipal Taxing Unit for Lealman Heights 5th Section Subdivision Street Lighting District.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

+ 3.

a. Case #CW 03-38 - Pinellas Park.
Location - 0.26 Acre Located on the South Side of 70th Avenue North, 115 Feet West of 66th Street North; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General.

+ b. Case #CW 03-39 - Clearwater.
Location - 4.40 Acres Located on the South Side of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, 300 Feet East of Bayview Avenue; Amendment from Residential Low Medium and Residential Urban to Recreation/Open Space.

+ c. Case #CW 03-40 - Oldsmar.
Location - 0.76 Acre Located on the North Side of Clarendon Street, East Side of Mystic Street; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General.

+ d. Case #CW 03-41 - Oldsmar.
Location - 0.35 Acre Located on the North Side of Berkley Street, East Side of Blandon Road; Amendment from Residential Estate to Residential Urban.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

4.

WD (Continued from May 6, 2003 BCC Agenda and to be Withdrawn) .a. Case #CW 03-30 - Tarpon Springs Location - 1.4 Acres Located on the North Side of Athens Street, from Hibiscus Street to Safford Avenue; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial Limited.

+ (Continued from May 6, 2003 BCC Agenda). b. Case #CW 03-36 - City of Largo
Location - 40.2 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of 142nd Avenue North and 58th Street North; Amendment from Industrial Limited to Residential Urban.

+ c. Case #CW 03-42 - City of Largo.
Location - 5.73 Acres Located on the North and South of Silvercrest Drive, Generally 90 Feet East of Seminole Boulevard and 120 Feet North of Ulmerton Road; Amendment from Residential Low to Commercial General.

VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION REVIEW

+ 5. VA Nos. 03-65, 03-66, and 03-67 - City of Largo.
Location - 8.2 Acres Located at the Northwest Corner of 58th Avenue North and Roosevelt Boulevard (State Road 686); Voluntary Annexation Review for Compliance with Pinellas County Ordinance No. 00-63.

+ Motion to request that Pinellas Planning Council revisit issue of annexation criteria.

+ C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

6. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held on May 6, 2003.

7. Reports:

a. Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court General Fund Revenue Estimates for this Fiscal Year and for the Years Ending September 30, 2004 and 2005.

b. Proposed Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Budget for the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

c. Pinellas County Sewer System Enterprise Fund Financial Statements with Independent Auditors' Report for the Years Ended September 30, 2001 and 2002.

d. Pinellas County Water System Enterprise Fund Financial Statements with Independent Auditors' Report for the Years Ended September 30, 2001 and 2002.

e. Pinellas County Solid Waste System Enterprise Fund Financial Statements with Independent Auditors' Report for the Years Ended September 30, 2001 and 2002.

f. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2003-07 Dated May 15, 2003 - Audit of Emergency Management.

g. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2003-08 Dated May 22, 2003 - Audit of Medical Examiner's Office and Forensic Laboratory.

h. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2003-09 Dated May 22, 2003 - Follow-Up Review to Audit of Court Registry.

8. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Order No. PSC-03-0568-PCO-WS, Granting Interim Rate Increase Subject to Refund to Utilities, Inc. of Florida, Issued May 5, 2003.

b. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Commission Customer Service Hearings Regarding Application for a Rate Increase by Utilities, Inc. of Florida to be Held in Various Locations During the Month of May 2003, Issued May 5, 2003.

c. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan, Rezoning and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7124-03 through 7137-03 to be Held July 17, 2003.

d. City of Largo Notice of Annexation Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2003-64 through 2003-68 Held May 20, 2003.

e. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Two Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Properties; Public Hearings Held May 22 and to be Held June 12, 2003, Respectively.

f. Correspondence from City of St. Petersburg Dated April 25, 2003, Regarding Notice of Intent to Adopt a Resolution Accepting Redevelopment Authority from Pinellas County for Tangerine Avenue Community Redevelopment Area.

g. Correspondence from City of Tarpon Springs Dated May 5, 2003, Regarding Notice of Intent to Adopt a Resolution Amending Community Redevelopment Area.

h. Town of North Redington Beach Resolution No. 2003-84, Adopted May 8, 2003, Supporting an Education and Rehabilitation Center Project as Proposed by Save Our Seabirds, Inc.

i. Board of County Commissioners of Collier County Resolution No. 2003-167, Adopted April 22, 2003, Opposing Removal of Citrus Tariff.

j. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held February 13, 2003.

k. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 8 Held May 15, 2003.

l. One Item Related to Dock, Pier and Wharf Construction Contract Bonds.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

10. Approval of Consultant Selection and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Contracts with the Two Firms Most Qualified to Provide Subsurface Utility Engineering and Locating Services.

Utilities

11. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Sidewalk Construction at William E. Dunn Water Reclamation Facilities, and Release of Retainage.

12. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for Indian Rocks Beach/Belleair Beach Force Main Replacement.

13. Approval of the Purchase Authorization for Aqueous Ammonia 19% (Ammonium Hydroxide) CO-OP for the S. K. Keller Water Treatment Facility.

14. Approval of Awards of Bids for:

a. Rehabilitation of Sewer District No. 114 (Kenneth City).

b. Sodium Hydroxide 25% Solution for Use at the S. K. Keller Water Treatment Plant.

Other Departments

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

16. Approval of the Final Negotiated Contract for On-Site Audits of Hospital Overpayments (Rebid) (Risk Management).

17. Approval of the Correction of a Scrivener's Error to the Board Memo Approved on January 7, 2003 as Item No. 35, for Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program with Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, Inc. d/b/a Gulf Coast Community Care (WorkNet).

AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

18. Approval of Awards of Bids for the Waterproofing of the Young-Rainey STAR Center Building 100 Roof for:

a. Ferguson 1, Package No. 3.

b. Watson II, Package No. 4.

D. REGULAR AGENDA

None 19. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

+ 20. Adoption of a Resolution Dedicating Certain Portions of County-Owned Property in Section 13, Township 28 South, Range 15 East, as Public Right-of-Way for Belcher Road (Property Address: 2049 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor).

+ 21. Approval of a Grant Agreement of $500,000.00 from the Environmental Protection Agency for the Lake Seminole Alum Injection Project.

+ 22. Approval of a Utility Relocation Agreement with the City of St. Petersburg for the Joe's Creek Bridge at 62nd Street North Project.

Utilities

+ 23. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Contract for the Sale of Pine Straw.

+ 24. Approval of the Final Option of Renewal and Amendment to the Contract for Air Conditioning Services.

TD To 7-1-03 25. Approval of the Agreement with the Town of Belleair for the Interim Operation
of the Wastewater Treatment Facility and for the Purchase of the Wastewater Collection System.

Other Departments

+ 26. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing Regarding Changes in
PH 7-1-03 the Ordinance Relating to Food Service Establishments (County Administrator/
Health Department).

+ 27. Adoption of Resolutions Approving Two Companies as Qualified Applicants for the Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2006 - 2010 (Economic Development):

a. Elease.

b. Jopeto, Inc.

+ 28. Approval of a Grant Award of $271,000.00 with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation/Pinellas County Environmental Foundation for Exhibits at the Brooker Creek Preserve's Environmental Education Center (Environmental Management).

+ 29. Approval of the Recommendation Not to Exercise the Option to Purchase Parcels of Real Property Reported as Being Available by the Clerk of the Circuit Court (General Services).

+ 30. Approval of the Lease Agreement with the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College for 5.818 Acres of Real Property (General Services).

+ 31. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College, f/k/a the District Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg Junior College, for 10.35 Acres of Real Property (General Services).

+ 32. Approval of the Amendment to Administrative Services Agreement and Third Party Disclosure Agreement with United HealthCare Services, Inc. (Personnel/County Attorney).

+ 33. Approval of the Delegation to the City of Tarpon Springs the Power to Conduct Community Redevelopment Activities within a Proposed Expansion to the Tarpon Springs Downtown Redevelopment (Planning).

+ 34. Approval of Changes to Annexation Area Boundaries (Planning).

35. Other Administrative Matters.

+ a. Adoption of a Resolution Redesignating and Establishing Certain Portions of County-Owned Lands as Airport and Public Works Land, and Approval of the Federal Aviation Administration's Deed of Release (Airport).

+ b. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment as Surplus and Authorize its Donation (Purchasing).

+ c. Amendment No. 4 to Agreement with FKQ Marketing for Advertising Campaign and Promotion of WorkNet Services.

+ d. Budget Amendment 17 Authorizing Construction Costs for Klosterman Road and Curlew Road/Tampa Road Projects.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 36. Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. City of Dunedin v. Sumner E. Covey, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-3406-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Lot Clearing.

b. City of St. Petersburg, Florida v. Vanessa Brady, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-2764-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.

c. Golden Oaks Home v. Willie Seay, Jr., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-2764-CI-8 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.

d. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Kim Runkel, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-3000-CI-9 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.

e. U.S. Bank, National Association, f/k/a First National Assoc. Trust Under Agreement Dated 9/1/96 (Equicredit Funding Trust v. Theresa Mae Brooks, et al) - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-3590-CI-011 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Deferred Loan Agreement and a Deferred Payment Loan.

f. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage f/k/a Norwest Mortgage, Inc. v. Robert A. Sands, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-3492-CI-21 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fines and Costs.

g. Patricia B. Baker v. Everett S. Rice, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-2891-CI-7 - Risk Claim No. 02-72233 - Pro Se Complaint.

h. Debra Mitchell v. Everett S. Rice, Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida, in His Official Capacity and Colonel Christopher A. Knight, Director of Florida Highway Patrol, Subdivisions of the State of Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-3469-CI-11 - Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Sheriff's Deputy.

i. Petition for Writ of Certiorari - D.A. Holt and Blue Diamond Dolls, Inc., d/b/a "Diamond Dolls" v. Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-003760-CI-20 - Board of Adjustment Denial.

+ 37. Authority to Initiate Litigation Regarding:

a. Negligence in the Operation of Motor Vehicles:

1. Michael and Currie Carbonel - Risk Claim No. 02-69794.

2. Elvis E. Draughn - Risk Claim No. 01-57235.

3. Nancy Jaiman and Matthew Caraballo - Risk Claim No. 02-70176.

4. David I. Summers - Risk Claim No. 00-62771.

b. Unpaid Bills for Sunstar Services to Residences at Their Requests:

1. Concordia Manor.

2. Glen Oaks Health Care.

3. Health and Rehabilitation Center at Dolphins View.

4. Mariner Health of Belleair.

5. Morton Plant Rehab.

6. Sunshine Village Nursing Home.

c. Unpaid Ambulance Bills on Behalf of Sunstar against the Estates of:

1. Charlie Bonner.

2. John T. Tom.

+ PH 7-1-03 38. Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Amending Ordinance
Relating to Street Lighting Districts.

+ 39. Approval of Designation of the Position of Court Counsel for Inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System.

+ 40. Approval of the Tolling Agreement for the Eldridge-Wilde Wellfield Agreement.

+ 41. Approval of the Recommendation of Settlement in Pinellas County v. Carroll, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-3367-CI-015, Parcel No. 173.1 (Fee Simple).

None 42. Miscellaneous.

E. AUTHORITIES

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

+ 43. Adoption of a Resolution Regarding Advisory Review Guidelines for Referendum Annexations.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

+ 44. Approval of Amendment No. 13 to the Lease Agreement with Raytheon Company at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

+ 45. Approval of the Lease Agreement with Andrews Electronics, Inc. at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

46a. Legislative Update.
Update re County's priorities.

46b. Capital Projects Update.
Authorization given to County Administrator Spratt to proceed with Capital Program.

46c. Dome Refunding Update.
County Administrator Spratt to present recommendations at June 24 BCC meeting.

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

+ 47. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas County Board for Health Permits.

+ 48. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas County Social Action Funding Advisory Board.

+ 49. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee.

50. Miscellaneous.

a. Comm. Harris re water conservation tip.
b. Comm. Latvala re employee medical insurance costs.
c. Comm. Todd re her invitation from White House Council on Environmental Quality.
d. Comm. Welch re representation on Urban Caucus.

ADJOURNMENT 4:02 P.M.