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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:35 A.M. July 13, 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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. 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 Board of County Commissioners, 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.

Katie Hoppe, Palm Harbor, representing the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society re public walk.
W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re Eagle Lake Park.

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 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.

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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved 1. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Legal Descriptions Relating to Street Lighting Districts.

approved 2. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 42-292 of the County Code Relating to Charitable Solicitations Permits.

approved 3. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 90 of the County Code Relating to the Parks Department and the Park Advisory Board.

approved 4. Proposed Ordinance Regarding the Public Access Advisory Council.

approved 5. Preliminary (Second) Assessment Roll for Improvements to 131st Street from Hibiscus Avenue to the South End Approximately 500 Feet.

6. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. Development Agreement-Z-1-3-04.
Application of Thomas and Madelyn Pollock through Housh Ghovaee, Northside Engineering Services, Representative, for a Developer's Agreement to Require Additional Setbacks within the Proposed Subdivision per the Direction of the Board of County Commissioners on Approximately 3 Acres Located 191 Feet South of Glenside Avenue, 143.6 Feet North of Eniswood Parkway, and 370 Feet East of Enisgrove Drive (Measurement Taken from the Enisgrove Drive Right-of-Way North of Eniswood Parkway) (Parcel ID No. 36-27-15-77832-000-0100).

approved as amended b. Z/LU-9-5-04 (Deferred from June 22, 2004, BCC Agenda).
Application of Terra Excavating, Inc. through Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel and Burns, LLP, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from RPD-5, Residential Planned Development-5 Units per Acre to RPD-7.5, Residential Planned Development-7.5 Units per Acre, Land Use Change from Residential Rural to Residential Urban and Developer’s Agreement-01-04 on Approximately 18.43 Acres at the Northwest Corner of Trotter Road and 134th Avenue North (Parcel ID No. 05-30-15-00000-440-0300).

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION REVIEW

approved 7. Voluntary Annexation Review of VA 04-58 Pursuant to Ordinance 00-63.

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 8. Multi-Use Dock Application M34226-04/Revised Submitted by Richard Ladd/DR Horton Homes, 5200 4th Street South, Little Bayou, St. Petersburg.

 

approved C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

9. Approval of:

a. Minutes from the Regular Meeting of June 15, 2004.

b. Correction to Minutes of May 25, 2004, Item No. 15, to Read, “Bid of Andritz Bird, Inc., previously awarded to Bird Machine, Inc. on February 17, 2004 but never effectuated, for centrifuge repair, parts and preventative maintenance awarded for a total amount approved of $100,000.00 (12-month contract with one additional 12-month option of renewal, subject to availability of funds and County Administrator approval) (Contract No. 023-886-B); company will administer contract at the same prices, terms and conditions as bid; Chairman authorized to sign agreement after proper execution by the contractor and written approval as to form by the Office of the County Attorney.”

10. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for the Month of May 2004.

b. Pinellas County, Florida, Bonded Debt Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2003.

c. Pinellas County, Florida, Clerk of the Circuit Court Amended Budget Request for Non-Court Related Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2004-2005.

d. Pinellas County, Florida, Clerk of the Circuit Court Corrected Copy of Revised Revenue Estimate Report to Replace Original Report, Which was Submitted with Amended Budget Request for Non-Court Related Expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2004-2005.

e. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-10 Dated June 24, 2004 – Audit of Contract with Conrod Associates Communications, L.L.C.

f. City of Pinellas Park Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2003.

11. Other Approvals:

a. General – Recommendation that the Board of County Commissioners Approve Budget Amendment No. CBA-2-04.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

12. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard Public Notice (23-04) Regarding City of Treasure Island Application for Approval of Location and Plans for Replacement of a Bridge Over a Navigable Waterway of the United States.

b City of Largo Notice of Public Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2004-49, 2004-50, 2004-58 and 2004-59 Held June 15, 2004.

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Six Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held June 24 and July 8, 2004.

d. Resolution of the St. Petersburg Bar Association to the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners in Support of Law Library Funding, Adopted May 27, 2004.

e. Pinellas Park Water Management District Financial Statement Dated May 2004.

f. Barrier Islands Governmental Council (Big-C) Minutes of Meeting of May 26, 2004 and Agenda for Meeting of June 30, 2004.

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

13. Approval of:

a. A Release of Surety.

b. Two Plats for Recording.

14. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final with All American Concrete, Inc. for the Elfers Spur Segment of the Pinellas Trail, and Acceptance of the Contract as Complete.

15. Approval of the Selection Advisory Committee’s Recommendation of, and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Final Contracts with, the Firms Most Qualified to Provide General Engineering Consultant Services.

16. Approval of Awards of Bid to MTM Contractors, Inc. for:

a. 8th Avenue Southwest Erosion Control from Pine Crest Drive to Pinellas Trail.

b. 61st Street North Drainage Improvements.

Utilities

17. Approval of Change Orders No. 1 Final with, and Releases of Retainage for:

a. The McKay Creek Reclaimed Water Pump Station with Westra Construction Company.

b. The Allens Ridge and Patty Ann Acres Reclaimed Water Distribution System with Rowland, Inc.

c. The Pipers Meadow/Arbor Glen Reclaimed Water Distribution System with Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc.

18. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

a. Ecoscape, Inc. for the Supply and Installation of Plant Materials.

b. Hughes Supply, Inc. for Water/Sewer and Reclaimed Valve Boxes.

c. Wharton-Smith, Inc. for North Booster Station Water Storage Tank Modifications.

Other Departments

19. Approval of the First Amendment to the Grant Funding Agreement with Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, Inc. for Field Maintenance at Palm Harbor Middle School Football Field and Carwise Middle School Football/Soccer and Baseball Fields (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

20. Approval of a Grant Agreement from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Wall Springs Park Ecosystem Restoration (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

21. Approval of the Purchase Authorization from Playmore West, Inc., d/b/a Playmore Recreational Products and Services, for Installation of Playground Equipment at Wall Springs Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

22. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Holiday Light Display and Sponsorship at Lake Seminole Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

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

24. Approval of the Application Revision to a Continuing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Air Pollution Control Grant (Environmental Management).

25. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 17, 18, and 19 for Fiscal Year 2004 (Management and Budget).

26. Approval of an Award of Bid to Mayer Electric Supply Company, Inc. for Electrical Supplies (Cooperative) (Purchasing).

27. Approval of the Recommendation to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Transfer of an X-Ray Fluorescence Machine to the State of Florida (Purchasing/Health Department).

28. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Health and Promotion Wellness Program (Purchasing/Personnel).

29. Approval of an Award of Proposal to Michael C. Fina for the Employee Service Award Program (Purchasing/Personnel).

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

None 30. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 31. Approval of an Award of Bid to Club Car, Inc. for AIRCO Golf Course’s Lease for Golf Carts.

approved 32. Approval of an Award of Bid to David Nelson Construction Company for Construction of Remote and Long Term Parking Lot Expansions (Volumes 1 and 2).

approved 33. Adoption of a Resolution for Assistance from the Federal Aviation Administration for Various Improvements.

Public Works

approved 34. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on 37th Street North between 54th Avenue North and 58th Avenue North and a Four-Way Stop Condition on 37th Street North at 56th Avenue North.

approved 35. Approval of the Recommendation to Declare Escheat Properties Surplus, Release Mineral Rights, and Execute Deeds.

approved 36. Approval of an Agreement with Bayside Engineering, Inc. for Professional Consulting Services for Walsingham Roadway and Sidewalk Improvements (119th Street North to Seminole Boulevard).

approved 37. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with David Nelson Construction Company for the Construction of Klosterman Road from U.S. Alternate 19 to U.S. Highway 19.

approved 38. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with Keystone Excavators, Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Annual Contract for Construction of Underdrains and Minor Drainage.

approved 39. Adoption of a Resolution to Declare Parcel No. 32/29/16/70362/300/1100 Surplus, Authorize its Conveyance to Pinellas County Economic Development Authority, and Grant Authority to Advertise its Sale.

approved 40. Adoption of a Resolution to Declare Parcel No. 02/31/16/00000/310/0700 as Surplus, Authorize its Conveyance to Pinellas County Economic Development Authority, and Grant Authority to Advertise its Sale.

approved 41. Adoption of a Resolution to Declare Parcel No. 09/30/16/86388/000/0010 Surplus, Authorize its Conveyance to Pinellas County Economic Development Authority, and Grant Authority to Advertise its Sale.

approved 42. Approval of the Acceptance of the Final Completion of, and Authorization to Release Retainage Monies for, Phase 1, and Authorization of a Reduction of Retainage Monies for Phase 2 with Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc. for the St. Petersburg Judicial Building Renovations.

Utilities

approved 43. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Letter of Understanding to the Amended and Restated Electrical Power Purchase Agreement with Florida Power Corporation Inc., d/b/a Progress Energy Florida, Inc., for the Sale and Delivery of Electric Energy from the Solid Waste Operations Resource Recovery Facility.

approved 44. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final and Release of Retainage with Westra Construction Corporation for the Sod Farm Slurry Trench Relocation.

withdrawn 45. Approval of an Award of Bid to Kloote Contracting, Inc. for the Ft. DeSoto Station Water Storage Tank Modifications.

approved 46. Approval of the Amendment to the Contract to Acknowledge the Corporate Acquisition of U.S. Liquids of Florida, Inc. by the Environmental Equality Company, a/k/a EQ Florida, Inc., Correct a Scrivener’s Error, and Exercise the Second Option of Renewal.

approved 47. Approval of an Agreement on a Non-Competitive Basis with R.E. Purcell Construction Company, Inc. for the Curlew Road Utility Relocation Work.


Other Departments

approved 48. Approval of the Intercreditor and Subordination Agreement for Alta Largo, LLC (Community Development/Housing Finance Authority).

approved 49. Approval of the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Recommendations (Convention and Visitors Bureau).

approved 50. Approval of a Grant Funding Agreement with Seminole Youth Athletic Association, Inc. for the Seminole Youth Athletic Complex Field Lights (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 51. Approval of the Adoption of a Resolution Approving A3090349844 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2005-2010 (Economic Development).

approved 52. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Tampa Bay Engineering for the Brownfields Redevelopment Program (Economic Development).

approved public hearing 7-27-04 53. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Prohibited Vehicles (Environmental Management).

approved public hearing 7-27-04 54. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Lot Clearing (Environmental Management).

approved public hearing 7-27-04 55. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Inoperative Vehicles on Residential and Public Properties (Environmental Management).

approved public hearing 7-27-04 56. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Litter and Weeds (Environmental Management).

approved public hearing 7-27-04 57. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Noise (Environmental Management).

approved 58. Approval of the Purchase Authorization of Technical Support Services for a Software Upgrade from Oracle Corporation (Information Systems).

approved 59. Approval of the Recommendation of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board for the Disbursement of Funds from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 60. Approval of the Recommendation of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board for the Distribution of Byrne Memorial Grant Funds (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 61. Approval of the Interlocal Agreement with the Town of North Redington Beach to Update the Town’s Comprehensive Plan (Planning).

62. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Approval of Letter of Support on behalf of Pinellas County School Readiness Coalition, Inc. for Federal Grant Application (County Administrator).

approved b. Approval of Contract with N. L. Streaks, Inc., d/b/a Special Event Foods, for Concessions at Sand Key Park (Culture, Education and Leisure).
COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 63. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Richard Avichouser, et al v. Estate of Nancy E. Jamison, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-3523-CI-8 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer and/or Water Services, a Demolition Lien, and Liens against Lands Cleared.

b. The Leader Mortgage Company v. Mary D. Jeffries, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4283-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

c. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company as Subrogee of Francis L. Rosenberg v. Pinellas County – County Civil Case No. 04-4452-CO-41 – Further Authorize the Issuance of a Counter-Claim to Recover Damages to County Property Caused by Plaintiff’s Subrogor.

d. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Robert Alexis Jones, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-2428-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Dependency Attorney Fees and Costs.

approved 64. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Pinellas County, a Political Subdivision of the State of Florida v. Crystal Harper – Allegations of Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

approved public hearing 7-27-04 65. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending Ordinance 03-48 Regarding Filing of the Notice of Agricultural Use When Purchasing Fireworks.

approved 66. Approval of the Authority to Execute a Common Interest and Joint Defense Agreement and Tolling Agreement with Tampa Bay Water - JP Morgan Chase Bank and Wilde Trust v. Pinellas County and Tampa Bay Water - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-002514-CI-20.

approved 67. Approval of the Request for Reimbursement of Taxable Costs – State v. Anthony J. Lindquist – Case No. CTC02-21464MMANO.

approved 68. Approval of Precinct Line Adjustments for the Supervisor of Elections.

approved 69. Approval of the Authorization to Settle the Case of Deneen S. Wright v. Willie M. McKey, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-6594-CI-20.

70. Miscellaneous.

a. Update re Juvenile Justice litigation involving nine counties, including Pinellas.

b. Update re Item 7 - voluntary annexation criteria.

 

E. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 71. Approval of a Landlord’s Estoppel Agreement Regarding the Lease with Opinion Research Corporation for a Loan Application with Allied Capital Corporation.

approved 72. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Engineering Technology of America, Inc.

approved 73. Approval of a Consent to Assignment of Lease to CVS Pharmacy, Inc. with Eckerd Corporation.

 

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

74.

a. Status report on Traffic Safety Analysis of Tampa Road.

b. Announcement re Marcia Crawley’s appointment as Communications Director.


G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 75. Approval of an Appointment to the Plumbing Board for Examining, Adjustments and Appeals.

approved 76. Approval of Appointments to the Educational Facilities Authority.

approved 77. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Board of Directors.

78. Miscellaneous.

a. Commissioner Harris offers two water conservation tips.

b. Commissioner Todd re planned growth management amendment resolution.

c. Commissioner Seel congratulated Chief Assistant County Attorney Bennett re recent honors.

d. Chairman Latvala re (1) extension of consultant Kurt Spitzer’s contract; (2) thanked County Attorney Churuti and her staff and Elithia Stanfield for their efforts regarding the Charter Review Commission; (3) announced that a meeting will be held tonight regarding the Ridgecrest school crossing; and (4) requested input from Attorney Churuti re 1/2 cent millage increase proposed by the School Board.

ADJOURNMENT: 3:35 P.M.

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