Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date June 28, 2005 * 3:01 P.M.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn
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Deviating from the agenda, Mr. Spratt indicated that at the May 17, 2005 meeting, entry no. 21 within Item No. 10 of the Consent Agenda (emergency suspension of G & K Services and reaward to Cintas Corporation of a bid for uniform rental) should be stricken as the emergency suspension reaward was confirmed by the Board at the May 3, 2005 meeting, Item No. 22.

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INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
to the Flag of the United States of America
PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of May 17, 2005.

2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County, Florida, Bonded Debt Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2004.

b. Continuing Bond Disclosures dated April 30, 2005 pursuant to Rule 15C2-12 of the Securities and Exchange Commission for: $83,250,000 Resource Recovery Revenue Bonds, Series 1996; $63,620,000 Water Revenue and Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 1995; $104,795,000 Sewer Revenue and Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 1998; $86,580,000 Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2003; $9,270,000 Second Guaranteed Entitlement Revenue and Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 1996; $22,985,000 Transportation Improvement Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 1998; $155,520,000 Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2000; and $26,620,000 Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2002.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2005-07 Dated May 26, 2005 - Audit of Clerk of the Circuit Court Office Transition.

d. City of Dunedin Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2004.

e. Dock Fee Report for Month of April 2005.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Progress Energy Florida, Inc. Synopsis of April 29, 2005 Rate Request Filed with the Florida Public Service Commission.

b. City of Indian Rocks Beach Resolution No. 2005-62 Adopted May 5, 2005, Regarding Interlocal Agreement between Belleair Beach, Belleair Shores, Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores and Pinellas County for Oversight Review of Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District.

c. City of Largo Notices of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2005-39, 2005-41, and 2005-44 Held June 7, 2005, Annexing Certain Property.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Regular Authority Meetings Nos. 6 and 7 Dated March 17 and April 21, 2005, Respectively, and Financial Statement Dated March 2005.

e. City of Lauderdale Lakes Resolution No. 05-66 Adopted April 26, 2005 Supporting Location of Turnpike Interchange on West Oakland Park Boulevard.

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

5. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Funds Pursuant to Ordinance No. 00-16 for Award Materials and Food Items for Partners in Public Service Awards.

Public Works

6. Approval of a Release of Surety.

7. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Tagarelli Construction, Inc. for the Lake Seminole Park Restroom Replacement.

8. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with MTM Contractors, Inc. for 61st Street North Drainage Improvements.

9. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release Retainage with Cox Construction Company for Emergency Medical Services Kalwall Roof Replacement.

10. Approval of an Award of Bid to Steve’s Excavating & Paving, Inc. for 67th Avenue North Pipe Replacement.

Utilities

11. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with Brandes Design-Build, Inc. for Logan Station Water Storage Tank Modifications.

Other Departments

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

13. Approval of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment No. 17 (Management and Budget).


B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 14. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 15. Approval of an Application for Assistance with the Federal Aviation Administration for Various Improvements.

approved 16. Approval of an Agreement for Consulting Services with LPA Group, Incorporated for the Terminal Building Schematic Design Phase.

temporarily deferred 17. Approval of an Agreement for Consultant Services with Environmental Science Associations for Environmental Assessment and Relocation of Runway 17R/35L.

Public Works

approved 18. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 885 Brookwood Drive South for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 19. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of the Real Property at 6614 Hibiscus Avenue for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 20. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 7779 Starkey Road for Park Street/Starkey Road from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road Project (Park Street/Starkey Road).

approved 21. Approval of a Resolution of Necessity to Construct Roadway and Drainage Improvements for Park Street/Starkey Road.

approved 22. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Rowland, Inc. for Municipal Services Taxing Unit (MSTU) Sidewalk and Bay Ridge Terrace MSTU Resurfacing.

approved 23. Approval of Awards of Bid to Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. and David Nelson Construction Company for General Storm Sewer Construction 2005-2006.

approved 24. Approval of an Agreement with Creative Contractors, Inc. for Construction Management Services for the Sheriff’s Administrative Support Building Renovation.

Utilities

approved 25. Approval of a Submittal of Petition of Rule Variance Request to Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) Regarding Exemption of Lawn and Landscape Irrigation Using Alternative Sources.

approved 26. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Kessler Consulting, Inc. for Solid Waste Consulting Services.

approved 27. Approval of an Award of Proposal for Disaster Debris Monitoring Management and Consulting Services to Patton Harris Rust & Associates.

Other Departments

approved public hearing 7/26/05 28. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing Regarding Pinellas County Consortium’s Consolidated Plan and 2005-2006 Action Plan for Federal Funding (Community Development).

approved 29. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Release of Reverter to a Parcel of Real Property to Clear Title for Sale to JTG Enterprises, Inc. (Economic Development) (Companion Agenda Item No. 30).

approved 30. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Sale of Real Property to JTG Enterprises, Inc. (Economic Development) (Companion Agenda Item No. 29).

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Release of Reverter to a Parcel of Real Property to Clear Title for Sale to Alps South Corporation (Economic Development) (Companion Agenda Item No. 32).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Sale of Real Property to Alps South Corporation (Economic Development) (Companion Agenda Item No. 31).

approved 33. Approval of the Interlocal Agreement for Local Planning for Homeland Security with Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (Emergency Management).

approved 34. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with SWFWMD for the Lake Seminole Watershed Stormwater Pollution Reduction Project (Environmental Management).

approved 35. Approval of a Memorandum of Lease with Crown Castle GT Company, LLC (General Services).

approved 36. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Food Service Operation at the Courthouse (Management and Budget).

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution Earmarking Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Revenues for Steps to a Healthier Pinellas Grant (Management and Budget).

approved 38. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Project Portfolio Management Software (Rebid) (Purchasing/Information Technology).

None 39. Other Administrative Matters.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 40. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Connie Batton, etc. v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-2685-CI-11 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries.

b. John D. Fernandez v. BCC – Circuit Appeal No. 05-000042-AP-88A – Appeal of Dock Permit.

public hearing 7/12/05 41. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Amending Ordinance Relating to Street Lighting Districts.

approved 42. Approval of Re-Adoption of the Eligible 457 Governmental Deferred Compensation Plan with The Hartford.

approved 43. Approval of a Contract for Special Counsel with Fowler White Boggs Banker, P.A. in the Matter of Germonprez v. Sheriff James Coats – U.S. District Case No. 8:05-cv-735-T-23TBM.

approved 44. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement for Job Order Contracting Services with The Gordian Group, Inc.

45. Announcement of Settlement Negotiation or Strategy Session in the Case of Richard Dodge v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-001016-CI-7.
Shadow meeting scheduled for July 26, 2005 at 2:00 P.M.

approved 46. Approval of Rejection of Settlement in the Case of Harvey L. Seybold, Jr. v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-000510-CI-7.

a. Miscellaneous.

1. United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the decision of the trial court re the Calkins case.
2. Status report re City of Largo ad valorem tax matter relating to annexation; joint meeting with Board and Largo City Commission tentatively scheduled for August 11, 2005.


C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA)

temporarily deferred 47. Approval of a Continuance to Consider Innisbrook Final Site Plan Parcel F (Deferred from June 7, 2005, CPA Meeting).

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 48. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with First Advantage Corporation at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 49. Approval of a Proposed Wording Change to the Emergency Medical Services Rules and Regulations for Wheelchair Transport Personnel.

approved 50. Adoption of a Resolution Accepting a Sunstar Ambulance Fleet Framed Picture from Paramedics Plus, LLC.

HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 51. Approval of Issuance of Not to Exceed $5,000,000.00 of Tax-Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 2005 (James Park Apartments).

approved 52. Approval of Re-Issuance of $6,460,000.00 of Tax-Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Series 2002A) for Greenwood Apartments, d/b/a Palmetto Park Apartments.

PINELLAS COUNTY CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD

approved 53. Approval of the Employment Contract with Rodney S. Fischer as Executive Director.

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

approved public hearing 7/26/05 54. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Increase of the Pinellas County Tourist Development Tax.


D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

55.

a. Assistant County Administrator Jacob F. Stowers III presented a Boating Access Task Force report.
b. Update re Turtle Club property.
c. Mr. Spratt reported that he recently attended the class of 70 graduation for the Project New Attitude program at Pinellas County Jail.


E. COUNTY COMMISSION

56. Miscellaneous.

 
Chairman Morroni
congratulated Commissioner Latvala re being elected President-elect of Florida Association of Counties (FACO); update re meetings with mayors; hurricane myth re opening windows during a hurricane.
approved
Commissioner Duncan
-requested ratification of commission appointments; whereupon, he moved, seconded by Commissioner Welch and carried, that the appointments be ratified.
approved
-presented a resolution establishing a countywide Historic Preservation Task Force; whereupon, Commissioner Latvala moved, seconded by Commissioner Welch and carried, that the resolution be adopted.
 
Commissioner Harris
provided a water conservation tip re methods for conserving water in the home; reported that he represented the Board at the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscaping Association meeting; whereupon, Commissioner Duncan commented that Pinellas County resident Richard Carroll is being installed as President of the Florida Association in Orlando this weekend.
 
Commissioner Latvala
reported that the communities of Ozona and Crystal Beach have presented a resolution requesting that the communities become golf cart communities; and that following staff review, the item will be presented to the members for consideration.
 
Commissioner Welch
congratulated Commissioner Latvala re FACO election; thanked Clerk of the Circuit Court Ken Burke for his participation in the meeting; commended Commissioner Duncan for his leadership and contribution to the commission.


6:32 P.M.

F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Don Cocker, unincorporated county, re mobile homes, motor sports parks, etc.


G. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

temporarily deferred 7/26/05 57. Proposed Resolution Regarding the City of Largo’s Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Community Redevelopment Plan (to be Continued) (Deferred from June 7, 2005, BCC Meeting).

approved 58. Proposed Amendment to the Housing Element of the Comprehensive Plan.

59. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. Z-4-5-05.
Application of Mark Hatfield, Inc. for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District to M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry on Approximately 3.18 Acres Located on the East Side of 66th Street North, 642 Feet South of Ulmerton Road.

approved b. Z-5-5-05.
Application of Shirley A. Jeup for a Change of Zoning from C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District on Approximately 1 Acre Located 140 Feet MOL East of 66th Street North on the North Side of 123rd Avenue North.

approved c. Z/LU-6-5-05.
Application of Galencare, Inc., d/b/a Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute, through Chasity Scoggins, PBS&J, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from P-1, General Professional Office to PSP, Public/Semi-Public and Change of Land Use from Residential/Office General to Institutional on Approximately 15.21 Acres Located on the South Side of 62nd Avenue North, 335 Feet West of 49th Street North.

denied d. Z-3-5-05.
Application of Hector R., Zoila and Guillermo Corzo through Guillermo Corzo, Esquire, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from E-1, Estate Residential to R-R, Rural Residential on Approximately 1 Acre Located on the East Side of 128th Street North, 487 Feet South of Oakhurst Road.

withdrawn e. Z/LU-2-5-05 (Withdrawn).
Application of Waterbridge LLC and David and Lisa Richardson through Todd Pressman, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to P-1, General Professional Office, Change of Land Use from Residential Suburban to Residential/Office General and a Development Agreement on Approximately 3.65 Acres Located on the South Side of Nebraska Avenue, 320 Feet West of Belcher Road, and the West Side of Belcher Road, 435 Feet South of Nebraska Avenue; an L-Shaped Property.

denied W/O Prejudice f. Z/LU-5-2-05.
Application of Golden Lantern Mobile Home Park, Ltd., in care of Robert J. Keathley, through Gulf Coast Consulting, Inc., in care of Robert Pergolizzi, AICP, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and RM-12.5, Residential Multiple Family-12.5 Units Per Acre and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Residential Medium on Approximately 19.74 Acres on the South Side of Park Boulevard (Golden Lantern Mobile Home Park).

ADJOURNMENT 9:34 P.M.

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