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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:00 P.M. July 27, 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting Held June 22, 2004.

2. Reports:

a. Investment Report for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2004.

b. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Proposed Annexation Pursuant to Chapter 171.042, Florida Statutes, Prerequisites of Annexation.

c. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2004.

d. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2005, Dated June 24, 2004, Pursuant to Chapter 190.008(2)(b), Florida Statutes.

e. Pinellas County, Florida, Comprehensive Quarterly Financial Report for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2004.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – Preliminary Plans and General Estimate of Cost Regarding Improvements to 20th Avenue Southeast from Lake Avenue to Starkey Road; Public Hearing Regarding Initial Assessment Roll Scheduled for August 10, 2004.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 10-2004, 12-2004, 13-2004, 14-2004 and 15-2004 Effective June 22, 2004, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

b. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Nine Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held July 22, 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of Releases of Surety.

6. Approval of the Quarterly Receipt and File Report of the County Administrator-Approved Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Amendments and/or Agreements from April 1, 2004 to June 30, 2004.

Utilities

7. Approval of an Award of Bid to Creative Recycling Systems for Electronics Recycling and Demanufacturing Services.

8. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Insituform Technologies, Inc. for the Rehabilitation of Sewer District No. 114 (Kenneth City) (Rebid).

Other Departments

9. Approval of a Partial Release of Lien for Eric Truitt for the Rental Property Improvement Program (Community Development).

10. Approval of a Proposal with Research Data Services, Inc. for Research Services (Convention and Visitors Bureau).

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

12. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization of Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for Consultant Services for the Habitat Restorations at (Environmental Management):

a. Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve.

b. Alligator Lake.

13. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Fabrication and Installation Agreement with Academy Studios, Inc. for the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center (Environmental Management).

14. Approval of a Purchase Authorization for Annual Requirements of Lock, Keys, and Related Door Hardware with Southern Lock and Supply Company (General Services).

15. Approval of a Grant Application for Non-Competing Continuation Funding under the Consolidated Health Center Program, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the Mobile Medical Unit (Human Services).

16. Approval of the Quarterly Receipt and File Reports for April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2004 for (Management and Budget):

a. Law Enforcement Trust Fund Payments.

b. Administrative Budget Amendments.

17. Approval of Budget Amendment No. 20 for Fiscal Year 2004 (Management and Budget).

18. Approval of the Quarterly Receipt and File Report of Procurement Items Delegated to the County Administrator for April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2004 (Purchasing).

19. Approval of an Award of Bid to Loomis, Fargo and Company for Security Transport Services (Purchasing).

 

B. AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

20. Approval of an Appointment to the Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Board.

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C. REGULAR AGENDA

None 21. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 22. Approval of the Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water
Management District for Drainage Pond Water Quality Improvement.

approved 23. Approval of an Award of Bid to Michael J. Collins for the Sale of Vacant Land (Rebid).

approved 24. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Largo to Transfer the Roadway of Ponce de Leon Boulevard from Clearwater Largo Road to the Fred E. Marquis Pinellas Trail.

approved 25. Approval of Awards of Bid to Tagarelli Construction, Inc. for Lake Seminole Park Restroom Replacement.

approved 26. Approval of Awards of Bid to Tagarelli Construction, Inc. for Howard Park Restroom Replacement.

approved 27. Approval of the Preliminary Engineering Report for the 46th Avenue North Reconstruction Project between 80th Street North and 62nd Street North.

approved 28. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on the Proposed Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge Replacement.

Utilities

approved 29. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing Regarding the Adoption of a Proposed Resolution Approving the Preliminary Revised Wholesale Rate for Pinellas County Sewer System.

approved 30. Approval of Amendment No. 1 with Albert E. Roller for Professional Land Management Services at Al-Bar and Cross Bar Ranches.

Other Departments

approved 31. Approval of the Emergency Broadcast Services Agreement with WTSP-TV 10 (CBS) (Communications).

approved 32. Approval of the Termination of Two Existing Specific Performance Agreements with UNO Federation Community Services, Inc. (Community Development).

approved 33. Approval of an Award of Bid to Inspect, Repair, and Certify Cranes for Groups A and B to National Crane Services, Inc. (General Services/Utilities).

approved 34. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Garber Chevrolet for the Contract for Vehicles 2004 – Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Association of Counties and Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association (General Services/Utilities).

approved 35. Approval of an Annual Sole Source Contract with Clarke Mosquito Control Products for Mosquito Control Products (Highway).

approved 36. Approval of an Amendment to the IBM Hardware Maintenance Contract (Information Technology).

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution Supplementing the Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund Budget for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program Grant for the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

38. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Approval of the Termination of the Professional Communications Services
Contract with Conrod Communications, LLC (Environmental Management).

temporarily deferred 8-10-04 b. Bid Protest of American Medical Response RFP No. 034-283-P.

c. Announcement re certification of tentative millage rates.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 39. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Donald E. Clampitt v. William Cummings, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-1616-CI-011 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services and a Notice of Lien for Lot Clearing.

b. Khristy S. Ferguson v. State of Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-319-CI-13 – Quiet Title Action Involving Liens for Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.

c. Midfirst Bank v. Franklin J. Filmon, Sr. and Ruth Filmon, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5060-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

d. The Provident Bank v. Willie Jackson, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4870-CI-20 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs, a Judgment for Attorney Fee and Costs, and a Judgment/Certificate of Delinquency.

e. The Provident Bank v. Steven R. Tenenbaum, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4830-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs and a Judgment for Costs.

f. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, etc., et al v. Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and Pinellas County – County Civil Case No. 04-5133-CO-42 – Allegations of Property Damage.

approved 40. Approval of Addendum No. 1 for Law Enforcement Services for the City of Madeira Beach.

approved 41. Adoption of a Resolution Regarding Placement of the Charter Review Commission Referendum Questions on Ballot.

approved 42. Approval of the Pre-Litigation Settlement of the Matter between Pinellas County and CCM General Contractors Inc. and Progressive Real Estate Inspections, Inc.

None 43. Miscellaneous.

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D. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 44. Approval of the Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Eckerd Corporation.

 

E. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

45. Guidelines regarding Consent Agenda items.
Guidelines to be provided subsequent to meeting for review and discussion at a later date.

 

F. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 46. Approval of an Appointments to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee.

approved 47. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas County Park Advisory Board.

48. Miscellaneous.

Commissioner Harris Water conservation tip.
Commissioner Todd Reported on annual meeting of National Association of Counties;
Healthy Communities initiative re blood pressure; and Environmental Distance Learning program.
Commissioner Morroni
Re USA Patriot Act; and Suncoast League of Cities meeting.
Commissioner Welch
Re transition to Outlook; and Phase I of security assessment.
Commissioner Stewart Recognized Kathy Swain re disc golf courses.
Chairman Latvala Re Sister Cities International program, county administrator directed to draft guidelines for participation in program; upcoming support staff vacancy in commission office; Clerk's audit plan; and appointment of David Walker to Educational Facilities Authority, approved.



6:35 P.M.

G. 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.

Cathy Corry, Clearwater, re authority boundaries
David Plyer, Clearwater, re warning labels
Charles White, Clearwater, re Sunshine Law questions
Tammy Cihak, Palm Harbor, re giving thanks
Patricia Kiesydis, re value added
Thomas E. Nocera, M.A., re Florida law and ethics
Jo An Totty, re County Road 1
Peter White, re building bridges with other cities and crime
W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re Eagle Lake, trail, annex
Ernest Soloman, St. Petersburg, re Patriot Act resolution
Jay Alexander, St. Petersburg, re USA Patriot Act resolution
Dwight Lawton, St. Petersburg, re Patriot Act
Bill Reed, St. Petersburg, re Patriot Act
Ellie Esposito, re poisons

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H. 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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

49. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. Z-1-6-04.
Application of Ronald M. Gibson Living Trust through Francisco Ruiz, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from P-1, General Professional Office to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District on Approximately 0.33 Acre on the North Side of 54th Avenue North, 220 Feet East of 58th Street North.

temporarily deferred 8-24-04 b. Z/LU-2-6-04.
Application of PJW Properties, LLC through Pressman and Associates, Inc., Todd Pressman, Representative, for a Zoning Change from R-2, Single Family Residential to CP-1, Commercial Parkway and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Residential/Office/Retail on Approximately 0.85 Acre on the South Side of Boy Scout Road, 330 Feet West of U.S. Highway 19 North and 150 Feet East of Pine Street.

approved c. Z/LU-3-6-04.
Application of James Irwin through Turnpike Technologies, Inc., William Curlott, Representative, for a Zoning Change from M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and Land Use Change from Commercial Recreation to Commercial General on Approximately 0.913 Acre on the South Side of Gandy Boulevard, 1,544 Feet East of San Fernando Boulevard North.

approved d. Z/LU-4-6-04.
Application of Maspecht Enterprises, Inc. through Avid Engineering, Inc., Jayson T. Kmiec, P.E., Representative, for a Zoning Change from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support to RM-12.5, Residential Multiple Family-12.5 Units per Acre and Land Use Change from Commercial General to Residential Medium on Approximately 5.18 Acres on the East Side of 66th Street North, 180 Feet North of 126th Avenue North.

temporarily deferred 8-10-04 e. Variance 01-04.
Application of Tarpon Ridge, Inc. through Grady Pridgen, Representative, for a Variance from the Requirements of County Ordinance No. 04-18 to Allow Construction of Residential Dwelling Units within 2,000 Feet of Pinellas County Solid Waste Disposal Facilities on Approximately 133 Acres Lying West of I-275, East of 28th Street North and Generally South of 102nd Avenue North and North of 96th Avenue North.

approved 50. Proposed Ordinance Relating to Street Lighting.

approved 51. Proposed Resolution to Establish a Uniform Method of Collecting Non-Ad Valorem Special Assessments for Street Lighting.

approved 52. Submission of Consortium’s Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant, and HOME Investment Partnership Programs.

approved 53. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Remedios J. Johnson, et al, for a Platted 10.0 Foot Wide Buffer, Road and Public Sidewalk Easement, Lots 1 through 10, Lot 66 and Tract “J,” Forest Ridge Phase One, as Recorded in Plat Book 102, Pages 51 through 55; and a Platted 10.0 Foot Wide Right-of-Way Easement, Lots 122 through 125 and Lots 224 through 229, Forest Ridge Phase Two, All Located in the North Half of Section 1, Township 27 South, Range 15 East.

approved 54. Proposed Ordinance Revising Chapter 58, Article VIII, of the County Code Relating to Litter and Weeds.

approved 55. Proposed Ordinance Revising Chapter 58, Article IX, of the County Code Relating to Lot Clearing.

approved 56. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 58-272 of the County Code Relating to Inoperative Vehicle Prohibitions and Exemptions.

approved 57. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 122-37 of the County Code Relating to Prohibited Vehicles and Equipment.

denied 58. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 58-451 of the County Code Relating to Noise within Residential Zones.

approved 59. Proposed Ordinance Amending Ordinance 03-48 Relating to the Filing of the
Notice of Agricultural Use When Purchasing Fireworks.

8:45 ADJOURNMENT

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