Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners

Meeting Date July 9, 2002 * 9:30 a.m.






Temporarily Deferred


Public Hearing

PH Date


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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.

  1. Nancy McCaslin, St. Petersburg, re Lake Seminole Park
  2. Gail Conroy, Redington Shores, re Lake Seminole Park
  3. Mona Radler, Seminole, re Lake Seminole 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.


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


+ 1.

a. Case #CW 02-25(1) - Pinellas Park
Location - 0.57 Acre Located on the East Side of 66th Street North, 511 Feet South of 62nd Avenue North. Amendment from Institutional to Commercial General.

+ b. Case #CW 02-27 - Pinellas County
Location - 0.83 Acre Located on the South Side of 130th Avenue North, 233 Feet West of 119th Street North. Amendment from Residential Low to Recreation/Open Space.


+ 2.

a. Case #CW 02-25(2) - Pinellas Park
Location - 8.18 Acres Located on the North Side of 58th Avenue North, 160 Feet West of 64th Street North. Amendment from Residential Urban to Institutional.

+ b. Case #CW 02-26 - Clearwater
Location - 4.22 Acres Located on the East Side of Hampton Road, 457 Feet North of Gulf to Bay Boulevard. Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office Limited.

X w/o prejudice c. Case #CW 02-28 - Pinellas County
Location - 1.57 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of 54th Avenue North and I-275. Amendment from Residential Low to Commercial General.


+ 3. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Randall E. Vowell and Anna G. Colton for a Portion of a 10.0 Foot Utility Easement on Lot 82, Orange Terrace Second Addition, Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.

+ 4. Proposed Ordinance to Amend the County Code Relating to Air Quality Regulations.

+ 5. Submission of the Consortium's Fiscal Year 2002-2003 Consolidated Action Plan for Community Development Block Grants.

2nd PH 7/23/02 6. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Sections 138-240, 138-1332(D), 138-1377(B), 138-311, 138-76(E), 138-151, 138-1281(I), and 138-1336(A) and Article IV Divisions 1 through 7 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code.

+ 7. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Chapter 14 of the County Code Relating to Animal Control.


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.

+ 8. Private Dock Application P31083-02, Theresa Buck, 4194 Harbor Hills Drive, McKay Creek, Largo.

+ 9. Private Dock Application P31285-02, Martha and Robert Munce, 12804 Harborwood Drive, Clearwater Harbor, Largo.

+ 10. Private Dock Application P30881-01/Revised-A, Patricia Ryan, 437 St. Andrews Drive, Clearwater Harbor, Belleair.

+ 11. Multi-Use Dock Application M31383-02/Revised, Discovery Leasing and Management Corporation, a/k/a Snug Harbor Marina, 423 - 150th Avenue, Boca Ciega Bay, Madeira Beach.

+ 12. Dredge and Fill Application D/F 1304, Beverly Peebles a/k/a Prior Marina, 755 Orange Street South (4100 Bayshore Boulevard), St. Joseph Sound.

+ 13. Dredge and Fill Application D/F-1305, Mirella James, a/k/a Pasadena Marina, Inc., 1444 Pasadena Avenue South, Boca Ciega Bay, South Pasadena.

+ 14. Dredge and Fill Application DF 1312, City of St. Petersburg, Coquina Key Canals Maintenance Dredge, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg.



15. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meetings Held on May 21 and June 4, 2002.

16. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for the Month of May 2002.

b. Audit Report No. 2002-11 - Follow-Up Review to the Audit of Public Works Engineering, Right of Way Division, Board of County Commissioners.

c. Audit Report No. 2002-12 - Audit of Petty Cash Accounts, Animal Services Department.

d. Audit Report No. 2002-13 - Audit of the Clerk of the Circuit Court Probate Court Records Guardianship and Estate Review Process Together with a Copy of the Audit Watch.

e. Complete Summary Appraisal Report Dated February 1, 2002 - 15.708 Acre Residential Development Site Fronting Small Lake and Tidal Areas of Anclote River Located Just South of Pinellas - Pasco County Line, Tarpon Springs, Florida.

f. Independent Auditor's Report, Financial Statement and Additional Information for the Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bond Program, 1994 Series A, 1995 Series A for the Years Ended January 31, 2002 and 2001 and 1996 Series A and B, 1997 A and B, 1997 C for the Years Ended February 28, 2002 and 2001.

17. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

2. Satisfactions of Judgments and Liens.

c. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

18. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2002-10 Adopted on May 20, 2002 Annexing Certain Property.

b. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2003 Dated June 5, 2002, Pursuant to Chapter 190.008(2)(b), Florida Statutes.

c. City of Largo Notices of Annexation Hearings, Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2002-52 and 2002-60 through 2002-63, and Nos. 2002-66 through 2002-70 Held June 18, 2002 and July 2, 2002, Respectively.

d. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearing to be Held July 11, 2002.



19. Approval of Award of Bids:

a. Cleaning Services at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

b. Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Vehicle.

20. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) to Construct Security Upgrades at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

Public Works

21. Approval of Plats, Deeds and Sureties.


22. Approval of Award of Bid - Sodium Hydroxide (25%) Solution.

23. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) and Release of Retainage - Pump Station No. 300 Replacement/Relocation.

24. Approval of Option of Renewal No. 1 and Amendment - Electronic Recycling/Demanufacturing Service.

25. Approval of a Utility Sewer Easement at Chateaux Des Lacs.

Other Departments

26. Approval of Award of Bids:

a. Veterinary Drugs (Animal Services).

b. South Stairway Brick Repair Renovation - 315 Court Street (General Services).

27. Approval of a Grant Agreement Amendment with the Southwest Florida Water Management District to Design and Construct the Ft. DeSoto Recirculation Project (Environmental Management).

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

29. Approval of a Grant Application for Florida Forever Funding with Florida Communities Trust (General Services).

30. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 19 and 20 (Management and Budget).

31. Approval of Option of Renewals:

a. Bicycle Rack Agreement with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (Public Affairs).

b. Electrical Supplies (Purchasing).

32. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Transfer/Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment:

a. Declare Surplus and Authorize the Transfer of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment (Purchasing).

b. Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment (Purchasing).

c. Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment as Scrap Material (Purchasing).

33. Approval of the Contract Assignment of Lease Schedules for the Computer Equipment Lease Program (Purchasing).


None 34. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).



+ 35. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of an Application for Federal Funding Assistance for Various Projects at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

Public Works

+ 36. Approval of Change Orders:

a. Change Order No. 1 (Final) - Treasure Island, North Segment (Construction of Terminal Groin).

b. Change Order No. 1 (Final) - John Taylor Park Restroom No. 1, Shelter No. 4 Replacement, and Ridgecrest Picnic Shelter No. 2.

c. Change Order No. 1 - Part 1, 52nd Avenue North at 108th Way Drainage Improvements and Part II, Feather Sound Structure Replacement.

d. Change Order No. 2 - Keene Road from Sunset Point Road to Virginia Street.

+ 37. Approval of Residential Traffic Management Programs:

a. 61st Avenue North Located between Seminole Boulevard and 110th Street North.

b. 19th Street Located between Tampa Road and Nebraska Avenue.

+ 38. Approval of Purchase Authorization for Participation in a Broward County Contract for the Purchase of Light Emitting Diode (LED) for Traffic Signals for the Highway Department.

+ 39. Approval of Ranking of Firms for a Consultant Selection and Authorization to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for 2-inch Galvanized and Cast Iron Waterline Replacement, Phase II.

+ 40. Approval of Acquisition of Lot 12 in the Brookwood Subdivision for the Bear Creek Channel Improvement Project and Authorization of the Disposition of the Structure and Personal Property Thereon.

+ 41. Approval of Recommendation to Cancel the Contract with Keep Pinellas County Beautiful.

+ 42. Approval of the Alignment of the Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge Replacement Project.


+ 43. Approval of Award of Bid - Odor Counteractant/Degreaser, Citrus Base.

+ 44. Approval of an Agreement for Construction Management at Risk Services for the Construction of the Fat/Oil/Grease Receiving and Dewatering Facility.

+ 45. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Cooperative Funding Agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District for a Project - Lake Tarpon Aquifer Storage and Recovery.

+ 46. Approval of an Insurance Premium Payment for the Annual Renewal of Commercial Property Insurance Coverage on the Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility.

Other Departments

+ 47. Approval of Housing Finance Authority's Actions Regarding Multi- County Single Family Housing Finance Bond Program Series 2002B (Community Development).

TD 48. Approval to Proceed with a Foreclosure Action on the Estate of Sarah Mae 7-23-02 James (Community Development).

+ 49. Adoption of a Resolution for the Issuance of Series 2002 Bonds (County Administrator).

+ 50. Approval of Award of a Non-Competitive Contract for the Purchase of Radio/Pager Repair, Air Conditioning and Ground Maintenance Services for the Pinellas County Emergency Communications/911 Department (Emergency Communications/911).

+ 51. Approval to Accept the Donation of Approximately One Acre Waterfront Parcel of Land Adjacent to Anderson Park (General Services).

+ 52. Approval to Terminate a Lease Agreement with the City of Seminole - Location, a Portion of the County Park Boulevard Bridge Right of Way Site Located on the East Side of the Bridge (General Services).

+ 53. Approval of Amendment No. 4 and Release of Retainage to the Construction Management Agreement with Beers Skanska, Inc. for the Pinellas County Public Access and Government Access Television Studios (General Services).

+ 54. Approval to Accept the Report on the Direct Purchase Savings and Interim Purchasing Card Use for Construction of the Pinellas County Public Access and Government Access Television Studios and Approve Future Options of Using the Purchasing Card on Capital Improvement Projects (General Services).

+ 55. Approval to Declare Surplus a Portion of Lealman Park to be Used for a Fire Station, Approve the Agreement to Sell/Donate County Property with the Lealman Special Fire Control District, and Approve the Interlocal Agreement between Pinellas County and the Lealman Special Fire Control District (General Services).

+ 56. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Ongoing Design Professional Services Agreements (General Services).

+ 57. Approval of Amendment No. 2 - Guaranteed Maximum Price for Phase 2 of the Construction Management Agreement for the Weedon Island Preserve Education Center (General Services).

+ 58. Approval of a Recreation License Agreement with Tierra Verde Community Association, Inc. for a Temporary Ball Field (General Services).

+ 59. Adoption of a Resolution Supplementing the FY02 General Fund Budget Sheriff for Assistance to the Pinellas County School Board Campus Police Department (Management and Budget).

+ 60. Adoption of a Resolution in Support of the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Seeking an Economic Development District Designation (Planning).

+ 61. Approval of Appointment to the Pre-Qualification Committee (Purchasing).

+ 62. Approval of Award of Proposal for Travel Services - FY02/04 (Purchasing).

+ 63. Approval of Recommendation to Cancel the Contract for Hearing Impaired Interpreter Services (Purchasing/Human Rights).

+ 64. Approval of Option of Renewals:

a. Option of Renewal No. 2 for Security Guard Services with Budd Security (Purchasing/General Services).

b. Option of Renewal No. 1 for Title Search Services (Purchasing/Tax Collector).

65. Other Administrative Matters.

a. Certified millage rates set forth in the tentative budget with two modifications.

b. Report re executive loan to St. Petersburg College.


+ 66. Request for Authority to Defend:

a. Bank of America, etc. v. Doretha Beal, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4602-CI-20 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

b. Bank of America v. Jeannette Mack - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-04203-CI - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a State Housing Initiatives Partnership Mortgage.

c. The Bank of New York v. Tracy Steck - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4555-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Welfare Lien.

d. Citifinancial Mortgage Company, Inc. v. Georgette Lafalcia - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-2303-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

e. Crown Bank, etc. v. John Steven Middaugh, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4461-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Lot Clearing Liens and a Street Lighting Lien.

f. First Bank National Assoc., etc. v. Lawrence N. McRae, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4701-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

g. Greenpoint Credit v. John J. Fisher, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4623-CI - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien and a Judgment for Fine and Costs Lien.

h. Irwin Mortgage Corporation v. Lamounte L. Johns, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4404-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

I. Ocwen Federal Bank, FSB v. Tammy J. Dominguez, etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4609-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs.

j. Anthony Ballato v. Honorable Ray Ulmer, et al - Case No. 8:02-CV-1022-T-30TGW - Case Involving an Allegation of Denial of Due Process.

k. James F. Sanders v. Henry V. Gamez, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4363-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

l. Dean Phillip Sheets, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Marsha J. Sheets, Deceased, v. Daniel Brinkerhoff, Danny Glover, d/b/a/ Glover Transport, Inc., State of Florida Department of Transportation, a Department of the State of Florida and Pinellas County, Florida, a Political Subdivision of the State of Florida, Jointly and Severally - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4420-CI-20 - Allegations of Wrongful Death.

m. Judith Batson Whiting v. City of Dunedin, Pinellas County, and Florida Department of Transportation - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-4311-CI-11 - Allegations of Trip and Fall Injury.

+ 67. Authority to Initiate Litigation against:

a. Nadine Knowles.

b. Abel E. Macias - Risk Claim No. 01-64312.

+ 68. Authority for County Attorney to Initiate Litigation on behalf of Ms. Aileen Tye in the Claim of Tye v. Southern Comfort Park, Inc. - HUD Case No. 04-01-1462, PCO-01-0018.

+ 69. Authorization of Carlton Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith and Cutler to Continue to Employ Jury Selection, Inc. in the Great Monument Construction Company v. Pinellas County Litigation - Case No. 95-1881- CI-007.

+ 70. Authority to Make an Offer of Settlement in Case of American Charities, etc., et al v. Pinellas County, et al - Federal Case No. 8:97-CIV-2058-T- 17TGW.

+ 71. Recommendation of Rejection in the Settlement of Jodee Lynn Brimmer v. the Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00- 2994-CI-11, Claim No. 96-48875.

+ 72. Recommendation of Rejection of Settlement in Torrance Marshall v. Everett S. Rice, Sheriff of Pinellas County, et al - Case No. 8:01-CIV-2120- T-24MAP.

+ 73. Recommendation of Rejection in the Settlement of Pamela Saraceno v. Everett S. Rice, Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-7968-CI-21, Claim No. 99-56995.

+ 74. Recommendation of Settlement in Larry G. Mackowiak v. Pinellas County Government - Workers' Compensation OJCC #02-010003SPT.

+ 75. Recommendation of Settlement in Thomas O'Donnell v. Pinellas County Government - Workers' Compensation OJCC #97-003776.

+ 76. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Voting Precinct Changes and Modifications of County Commission District Lines.

77. Miscellaneous.

a. Advised that Phil Foster, Sequoia Voting Systems, has had all criminal charges against him dismissed.

b. Update from Carlton Fields regarding Lockheed Martin litigation to be presented July 10, 2002.

c. Declaratory action and injunction filed with Department of Transportation versus Frank Kunnen re easement rights.


78. Information Technology Board Activities.

TD 7/23/02 79. Lealman Incorporation Study.


+ 80. Approval of Appointments and Re-Appointments to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee.

81. Miscellaneous.

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