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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:03 P.M. June 15, 2004

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 Withdrawn withdrawn

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INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting of May 11, 2004.

approved 2. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-07 Dated May 13, 2004 – Audit of County Extension.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-08 Dated May 20, 2004 – Follow-Up Review to the Audit of Fleet Management.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-09 Dated May 20, 2004 - Follow-Up Review to the Audit of Supplemental Compensation.

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – Recommendation that the Board of County Commissioners Approve Budget Amendment No. CBA-1-04.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Hearing Regarding Review of Tampa Electric Company’s 2004-2008 Waterborne Transportation Contract with TECO Transport and Associated Benchmark Held May 27, 2004 in Tallahassee.

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notice of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7296-04 through 7301-04 to be Held July 15, 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval of a Plat and Sidewalk Guarantee for Recording and Release and Accept Sureties.

approved 6. Approval of an Award of Bid to Keystone Excavators, Inc. for the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail Northeast Extension Project.

Utilities

approved 7. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm, TBE Group, Inc., for Consultant Services for the Belcher Road 48-Inch Pipe Replacement Conceptual Study.

approved 8. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization of Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm, King Engineering Associates, Inc., for Consultant Services for Solid Waste Operations Master Wastewater Pump Station Relocation.

Other Departments

approved 9. Approval of an Award of Bid to Bay Area Window Cleaning, Inc. for Window Cleaning (General Services).

See Item No. 15 10. Approval of an Award of Proposal to Bryant Miller & Oliver, P.A., for Bond Counsel Services (Purchasing/County Attorney).

See Item No. 15 11. Approval of an Award of Proposal to Holland and Knight LLP, for Disclosure Counsel Services (Purchasing/County Attorney).

approved 12. Approval of a Donation to the Pinellas County Health Department from the YWCA of Tampa Bay for Laptop Computers and a Printer (Purchasing/Health Department).

approved 13. Approval of Recommendation to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Removal of a Fixed Asset from the Tax Collector’s Inventory (Purchasing/Tax Collector).

approved 14. Approval of Recommendation to Declare Surplus, Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment as Scrap Material, and Removal of Stolen Items from County Fixed Asset Inventory (Purchasing).

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

Items Nos.10 & 11 15. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court). Agenda items Nos. 10 & 11 approved 6 to 1 with Commissioner Welch casting the dissenting vote.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 16. Approval of the Lease Agreement with Landings of Clearwater Condominium Association, Inc.

approved 17. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Airport Security Enhancement Project Professional Engineering Services.

approved 18. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Airport Environmental Assessment and Benefit Cost Analysis.

Public Works

approved 19. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on Avery Avenue Between Hanby Street and Palm Harbor Boulevard (U.S. Alternate 19) and a Four-Way Stop Condition at Avery Avenue and Hanby Street.

approved 20. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on 49th Avenue North Between 46th Street North and the Easterly Terminus.

approved 21. Approval of the Installation of a Four-Way Stop Condition at 37th Street North and 42nd Avenue North and a Three-Way Stop Condition at 37th Street North and 44th Avenue North.

approved public hearing 7/13 22. Approval of the Report of Cost and the Preliminary (Second) Assessment Roll for the Improvement of 131st Street from Hibiscus Avenue to the South End Approximately 500 Feet and Authorize Advertisement for a Public Hearing.

approved 23. Approval of the Purchase of Vacant Land in the Brooker/Anclote Corridor Project Area.

approved 24. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with URS Corporation for the Construction of McKay Creek Channel Improvements at Harbor Lake.

approved 25. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final with Sunset Underground Construction, Inc. for the Construction of Royal Palm Drive at Robin Road Storm Sewer Rehabilitation Project, and Acceptance of the Contract as Complete.

approved 26. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Construction Management Agreement (Guaranteed Maximum Price) with Skanska USA Building, Inc. for the Jail Expansion Phase 2, Health Care Facility Project.

approved 27. Approval of an Amendment to the Agreement with Suncoast Paving, Inc. for SI and SIII Asphalt, Pick Up Only (Cooperative).

Utilities

approved 28. Approval of a Purchase Authorization for a Non-competitive Contract for Corrosion Inhibitor with Stiles-Kem Division of Met Pro Corporation (Cooperative).

approved 29. Approval of a Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for South Pinellas County Reclaimed Water Aquifer Storage and Recovery Testing Program Phase II.

approved 30. Approval of Payment to Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company for the West Pinellas Transmission Mains Project and Approval of Reduction of Retainage.

Other Departments

approved 31. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution Amending Portions of Resolution No. 03-182, Establishing the Schedule of Fees for Non-proprietary Departments (Building).

approved 32. Approval of an Increase for Reimbursement to the Members of the Unified Personnel Board System for Attendance at Monthly Meetings (County Administrator/County Attorney).

approved 33. Approval of the Fourth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Hallmark Development of Florida, Inc. for Office Space Used by Economic Development (General Services).

approved 34. Approval of the Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Englehardt-Gehrand Partnership for Office Space Used by St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (General Services).

approved 35. Approval of Six Assignment and Consent of Lease Agreements with Various Landlords to WorkNet Pinellas, Inc. (General Services).

approved 36. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Unanticipated Sewer Construction Funds for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 04 Sewer Construction Fund Budget (Management and Budget).

approved 37. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Funds for a Particular Purpose and Reallocate Reserves in the Fiscal Year 04 Young – Rainey STAR Center Fund Budget (Management and Budget).

approved 38. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Contract with Westin Engineering, Inc. for Additional Comprehensive Information Technology Vulnerability Assessment Services Contract (Purchasing/Information Technology).

approved 39. Approval of the Renewal and Reassignment of WorkNet Pinellas Contracts with Various Service Providers (WorkNet).

approved 40. Approval of the Third Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding and the Interlocal Agreement with, and Approval of the Adoption of the Resolution Authorizing the Transfer of Property to, WorkNet (WorkNet).

41. Other Administrative Matters:

approved a. Approval of the Pinellas Planning Council’s Alternative Compromise Recommendation of the Residential/Office Limited Designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Map on Case No. Z/LU-8-2-04.

approved b. Approval of Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Treasure Island Beach Nourishment (FDEP Contract No. 04P11).

approved c. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Upham Beach Nourishment (FDEP Contract No. 02p11).

approved d. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Sand Key Beach Restoration (FDEP Contract No. 03P11).

approved e. Support of Florida Association of Counties (FAC) challenge re Department of Juvenile Justice Cost Shift.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 42. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. Southtrust Mortgage Corp. v. Linda Lee Nygren, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-3195-CI-13 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Subordinate Mortgage.

b. Richard Morand v. Sheriff – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-3329-CI-8 – Allegations of Injuries Incurred in a Slip and Fall Accident.

approved 43. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners v. James S. Kimball – Risk Claim No. 02-63637 – Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

approved 44. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Intervene in the Following Housing Discrimination Cases:

a. Gibson v. RSG Family Limited Partnership, et al – PCO No. PC-03-033 – HUD No. 04-03-0654-8.

b. Mahogany v. RSG Family Limited Partnership, et al - PCO No. PC-03-032 – HUD No. 04-03-0655-8; Ikner and Mister v. RSG Family Limited Partnership, et al - PCO No. PC-03-028 – HUD No. 04-03-0569-8; Jones v. RSG Family Limited Partnership, et al - PCO No. PC-03-030 – HUD No. 04-03-0653-8.

public hearing 7/13 45. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending Sec. 2-476 et seq., Pinellas County Codes, Regarding the Public Access Advisory Council.

approved 46. Approval of the Settlement of the Case of Vera Currington v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation OJCC No. 04-003312SPT.

None 46a. Miscellaneous.

C. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 47. Approval of the Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with ENSER Corporation.

approved 48. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Andrews Electronics, Inc.

approved 49. Approval of the Fifth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Constellation Technology Corporation.


EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 50. Approval of the Pinellas County Ambulance Services Accounts Receivable Write-Off.

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

51a. Ambulance contract update.

51b. Status report re PSTA and Jumbo Sports Authority; Board grants County Administrator authority to proceed with marketing of Jumbo Sports Authority property and negotiating with PSTA for acquisition of its site.

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 52. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative.

53. Miscellaneous.

Commr. Harris: Water Conservation Tip
Commr. Todd: Recognition of volunteers at Botanical Gardens
Commr. Stewart: Congratulations to Tampa Bay Lightning
Commr. Seel: Social action funding request; Tampa Bay Partnership Healthier Tampa Bay Region update
Chairman Latvala: Brooker Creek Grand Opening on Saturday, June 19; Update re Charter Review Commission; Joint meeting with Mayors’ Council Friday, June 18

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6:35 P.M.

F. 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 Card Filled Out and Turned in to Staff at the Administrative Table Located at the Front of the Board Room.

Jo-An Totty, Palm Harbor, re enactment of nudity ordinance for Palm Harbor; County Attorney working on ordinance and reviewing state law.


G. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved 54. Proposed Ordinance to Amend the County Code Relating to Air Quality Ordinance.

approved 55. Proposed Ordinance to Amend the County Code Relating to Imposition of a Surcharge on Non-Criminal Traffic Violations.

approved 56. Proposed Ordinance to Amend the County Code Relating to Imposition of Additional Court Costs in Criminal Cases.

approved 57. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Richard Regel (Architectural Wood Working), Steven R. Skrotsky (39 Acre Corp., d/b/a Eagle Supply), VFW Sunshine City Post 6827, and CSX Transportation, Inc. for a Portion at 40th Avenue North Lying South of Lots 13 and 14, Block 1, Lying West of the East Line of Lot 13, Block 1, Extended South to the South Line of Said North ½, Lying North of the South Line of Said North ½ and Lying East of the West Right-of-Way Line of 33rd Street North, Extended South to the East Right-of-Way Line of CSX Railroad and East of the East Right-of-Way Line of CSX Railroad, a 100 Foot Wide Right-of-Way, Marini and Salvatore Subdivision, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 2, Township 31 South, Range 16 East.

approved 58. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Mary Sue Beeler of the Law Firm Decker Beeler, P.A. on Behalf of Andrew D. Shuluga and Andrea M. Shuluga for Those 5.0 Foot Wide Platted Easements Being the Northeasterly 5.0 Feet of Lots 1 and 2, Block A, and the Southwesterly 5.0 Feet of Lot 16 and a Portion of Lot 15, Block A, Hoffman’s Subdivision No. 2, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 33, Township 29 South, Range 16 East.

approved 59. Petition to Vacate Submitted by David K. and Cindy L. Mink for a 15.06 Foot by 41.34 Foot Portion of the Southerly 19.0 Foot Wide Drainage and Maintenance Easement, Lot 14, Sea Pines Subdivision, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 19, Township 30 South, Range 16 East.

approved 60. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Barbara L. Zinck for a Portion of the West 10.0 Foot Wide Drainage Easement, Said Portion Being the East 5.9 Feet of the West 10.0 Feet of the North 28.4 Feet of the South 39.1 Feet, Lot 17, Laurel Oak Woods, Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 12, Township 28 South, Range 15 East.

WATER AND NAVIGATION

Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water & 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 & Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

approved 61. Multi-Use Dock Application M33594-03/Revised Submitted by Victoria Shores Condominium Association, 1135 Victoria Dr., Clearwater Harbor, Dunedin.

approved 62. Commercial Dock Application CD34147-04 Submitted by Edward Spaeth, 601 Roosevelt Blvd, Whitcomb Bayou, Tarpon Springs.

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


SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENT

approved 63. Case CW #04-28 – Pinellas County.
Location – 0.2 Acre Located Generally on the South Side of Beckett Way, Approximately 500 Feet West of U.S. Highway 19 North; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office General.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

64.

approved a. Case CW #04-26 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 9.9 Acres Located Generally on the West Side of 31st Street South, Approximately 295 Feet South of 58th Avenue South; Amendment from Commercial General and Preservation to Residential Medium and Residential Urban.

approved b. Case CW #04-27 – Pinellas County.
Location – 2.0 Acres Located at the Northwest Corner of Nebraska Avenue and 21st Street North (Belcher Road); Amendment from Residential Low to Residential/Office General, or in the alternative to Residential/Office Limited.

ADJOURNMENT: 7:03 P.M.

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