Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date August 1, 2006 * 9:35 a.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

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 BCC, 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 Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.

Randy Heine, Pinellas Park – Rockin Cards & Gifts
Marshall Cook, Pinellas Park – drug paraphernalia
JoAn Totty, Palm Harbor – mobile homes; garbage cans ordinance

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 BCC in Conducting Public Hearings is to Have a Staff Presentation Followed by the Applicant Presenting the Specific Proposal. The BCC 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 BCC 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.

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 HEARING – BCC

approved 1. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Relating to Specific Ordinance Violation Provisions

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY (WNCA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

approved 2. Dredge and Fill Application DF1705-06 Submitted by Don Gravette/CFC Pasadena Golf LLC, 5906 Skimmer Point Boulevard South, Boca Ciega Bay, Gulfport

approved 3. Dredge and Fill Application DF1707-06/Revised Submitted by Nick Toth, 1057 North Pinellas Avenue, Anclote River, Tarpon Springs

approved 4. Dredge and Fill Application DF1709-06 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg, Huntington Street Northeast and Massachusetts Avenue Northeast, Butterfly Lake, St. Petersburg

approved 5. Dredge and Fill Application DF1714-06 Submitted by City of St. Petersburg, Arterial Navigational Channel “C,” Frenchman’s Creek, St. Petersburg

approved 6. Commercial Dock Application CC37259-06 Submitted by the City of Dunedin, Western Terminus of Wilson Street, St. Joseph Sound, Dunedin

approved 7. Commercial Dock Application CC37333-06 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg (Municipal Marina), 300 2nd Avenue Northeast, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

8.

approved a. Case CW 06-31 – Pinellas Park
0.8 Acre Located East of 6501 86th Avenue from Commercial General to Residential Urban

approved b. Case CW 06-32 – Pinellas Park
2.8 Acres Located on the Southeast Corner of 77th Street and 72nd Avenue from Institutional to Residential Urban

approved c. Case CW 06-33 – Largo
0.2 Acre Located at 179 21st Avenue Southeast from Residential Urban to Commercial General

approved d. Case CW 06-35 – Treasure Island
1.2 Acres Located at 9700 Gulf Boulevard from Commercial General to Recreation/Open Space

approved e. Case CW 06-36 - Oldsmar
5.5 Acres Located on the West Side of the Progress Energy Right-of-Way Approximately 640 Feet South of the Intersection of Lafayette Boulevard and State Street from Residential Estate and Transportation/Utility to Residential Low

denied without prejudice 9. REGULAR AMENDMENT – Case CW 06-34 – Largo
1.4 Acres Located at 1925 Seminole Boulevard, Approximately 1200 Feet North of Ulmerton Road from Residential/Office General to Commercial General

 

approved C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

10. Approval of Minutes – None

11. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-10 Dated July 13, 2006 - Follow-up Review to Audit of Pinellas County Arts Council

b. Pinellas County Donation Listings of $500 and Greater for the Periods November 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006 and April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006

12. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

13. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7646-06 through 7648-06, and 7661-06 through 7666-06; Public Hearings to be Held September 7, 2006

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notice of Proposed Development Moratorium Regarding Ordinance No. 7660-06 to be Held August 3, 2006

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Two Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held July 27, 2006

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Utilities

14. Approval of Change Orders No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contracts as Complete, and Release of Retainage with:

a. Lanzo Lining Services, Inc.-Florida for Town of Belleair Sanitary Sewer Cured-in-Place Pipelining

b. R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. for Curlew Road Utility Relocation Work

Other Departments

15. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Services (Community Development)

16. Approval of an Award of Bid to I/C Mechanical, Inc. to Furnish and Install a Water Cooled Centrifugal Chiller Addition at the Young – Rainey STAR Center (Economic Development)

17. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Lake Tarpon Water Quality Areas 23 and 63 (Environmental Management)

18. Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Budget Amendments Nos. 24 and 25 (Management and Budget)

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Information Technology (IT) Board

19. Approval of an Award of Bid to Liebert Corporation, in Care of Computer Support Products, Inc. for IT Data Center Improvements

 

D. REGULAR AGENDA

None 20. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 21. Approval of a Temporary Construction Easement Agreement and Agreement for Exchange of County-Owned Real Property with John J. Pletcher for Restoration of Martin Borrow Pit

Utilities

approved 22. Approval of an Agreement with Automation Alliance Group, LLC for Professional Electrical Engineering Consulting Services

approved 23. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Indian Rocks Beach for the Relocation of an 8-Inch Diameter Gravity Sewer Main

approved 24. Approval of Agreements with Eighteen Vendors for Multiple Year/Multiple Work Order Continuing Engineering Consultant Services

approved 25. Approval of Construction Management at Risk Services Agreement with PBS&J Constructors, Inc. for Roadway and Utilities Improvements on State Road 699 (Gulf Boulevard) from Park Boulevard to Walsingham Road

Other Departments

approved 26. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the Cities of Clearwater and St. Petersburg for Preparation of a Nexus Study for Affordable Housing (Community Development)

approved 27. Approval of the FY 2007 New Product Development Grant Recommendations from the Tourist Development Council (Convention and Visitors Bureau)

approved public hearing 08-22-06 28. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Establishing the Pinellas County Commission for Women (County Administration)

approved 29. Adoption of a Resolution Waiving the Purchasing Ordinance, Adoption of a Resolution Reimbursing Marina Costs Incurred, and Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Belle Harbor Marina with Belle Harbour Marina Corporation (Culture, Education, and Leisure)

approved 30. Adoption of a Resolution Waiving the Purchasing Ordinance, Adoption of a Resolution Reimbursing Marina Costs Incurred, and Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Palm Harbor Resort with Roy F. Wilson (Culture, Education, and Leisure)

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Project A6052658686 as a Qualified Applicant and Identify Sources of Local County Funding for This Project in the Qualified Target Industry Refund Program for FYs 2008-2016 (Economic Development)

approved 32. Approval of an Award of Bid to Verizon Select Services Inc. (Verizon) for E 9-1-1 Plant and Nortel Private Branch Exchange (Emergency Communications)

approved 33. Approval of the Non-Competitive Purchase of a Maintenance Contract with Verizon for 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone/Recording Equipment (Emergency Communications)

approved public hearing 08-22-06 34. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Creating a Slow Speed/Minimum Wake Zone for Northern Bay Pines Channel (Environmental Management)

approved 35. Approval of a Lease Agreement with 400 Cleveland, LLC for Office Space for BCC Information Systems and Finance and Internal Auditor Divisions of Clerk of the Circuit Court (General Services)

None 36. Other Administrative Matters

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 37. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Jim Coats, as Sheriff of Pinellas County v. Dawn M. Jones – Recovery of Damages Due to Accident Involving Sheriff ‘s Vehicle

approved 38. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Represent the Medical Director in Pinellas County Emergency Medical Services, Office of the Medical Director v. Dwayne C. Vaughan

approved 39. Approval of a Mutual Assistance Compact with the Florida Association of County Attorneys

None 40. Miscellaneous

 

E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

CPA

approved 41. Approval of 2006 Annual Countywide Plan Map Adjustments

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 42. Approval of the First Amendment to Lease Agreement with Schaller Engineering, Inc. for Office Space Located at the Young – Rainey STAR Center

approved 43. Approval of a Lease Agreement with National Information Assurance Corporation for Office Space Located at the Young – Rainey STAR Center

HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY OF PINELLAS COUNTY (HFA)

approved 44. Approval of an Amendment to the Rules of the HFA for Administration of the Community Housing Trust Fund Program

WNCA

approved 45. Approval of a Permit Extension for Dredge and Fill DF1187 Submitted by the City of Tarpon Springs’ for the Anclote River Dredging Project

 

F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

46.

a. Status report re Green Communities
b. Jail Project Status Plan Presentation

 

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 47. Approval of Appointments and Reappointments to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee

48. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Harris provided a water conservation tip to follow the local irrigation schedule to have a healthy lawn; provided a consumer tip re identity theft.
b. Commissioner Duncan attended a recent press conference re beach renourishment in the Redington Shores area; requested presentation be made to the members at the next meeting with regard to ongoing beach renourishment projects.
c. Commissioner Seel reported that she had met with Indian Rocks Beach citizens and Mayor pertaining to the status of beach access property, and requested that staff schedule a community meeting to address the issue; discussed marina/boat slip acquisition process.
d. Chairman Welch referred to Tropical Storm Chris and noted that several members would be attending an upcoming National Association of Counties conference; whereupon, Attorney Churuti related that a quorum must be physically present to declare a state of emergency; and that authority would automatically be delegated to the Vice-Chair.
  Mr. Spratt confirmed staff direction with regard to Item No. 30.

ADJOURNMENT – 12:31 P.M.

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