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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:38 A.M. August 10, 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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.

Jo-An Totty, Palm Harbor, re Palm Harbor
Don Yuna, Palm Harbor, re boat/trailer parking fee
Luke Lirot, Clearwater, re Pinellas County Code Section 6-2
Ruby Horrevoets, Largo, re Ordinance Section 6-2
Wayne T. Sebrinu, Clearwater, re Ordinance 6-2
Brandon L. Kolb, Pinellas County, re Ordinance 6-2
Ricanna Howard, Pinellas County, re Ordinance Section 6-2
Jill Lauderdale, Tampa, re nates of buttocks

 

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. 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.

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 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 1. Multi-Use Dock Application M34001-04/Revised Submitted by K-S Investments, Inc., 1700 Park Street North, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg.

approved 2. Dredge and Fill Application D/F 1519 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg, Sunrise Drive South and Paradise Way Southeast, Fernery Bay, St. Petersburg.

approved 3. Dredge and Fill Application D/F 1516 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg, Delaware Avenue Northeast and Carson Circle Northeast, Butterfly Lake, St. Petersburg.

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

4. SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

approved a. Case No. CW 04-31 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.2 Acre Generally Located on the South Side of 50th Avenue North, Approximately 120 Feet West of 4th Street North; Amendment from Residential Medium to Residential/Office/Retail.

approved b. Case No. CW 04-32 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 1.1 Acres Generally Located on the South Side of 5th Avenue South, between 29th and 30th Streets South; Amendment from Industrial General to Industrial Limited.
COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY PUBLIC HEARINGS CONTINUED
approved c. Case No. CW 04-36 – Clearwater.
Location – 36.6 Acres Generally Located at the Western Terminus of Glen Oak Avenue North, Approximately 1,250 Feet West of McMullen Booth Road; Amendment from Residential Urban, Preservation and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Recreation/Open Space, Preservation and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

approved d. Case No. CW 04-38 – Pinellas County.
Location – 0.4 Acre Generally Located on the East Side of Murray Road, Approximately 287 Feet South of Walsingham Road; Amendment from Commercial General to Residential Low.

5. REGULAR AMENDMENTS

approved a. Case No. CW 04-29– St. Petersburg.
Location – 11.7 Acres Generally Located at the Northeast Corner of 16th Street North and 102nd Avenue North; Amendment from Preservation, Industrial Limited, Activity Center/Primary Overlay, and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Industrial Limited, Activity Center/Primary Overlay, and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

approved b. Case No. CW 04-30 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.4 Acre Generally Located on the Southeast Corner of 4th Avenue North and Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Street North; Amendment from Commercial General and Activity Center/Primary Overlay to Central Business District and Activity Center/Primary Overlay.

approved c. Case No. CW 04-33 – Pinellas Park.
Location – 5.8 Acres Generally Located on the West Side of U.S. Highway 19 North, Approximately 950 Feet North of 110th Avenue North; Amendment from Institutional and Commercial General to Residential Medium.

approved d. Case No. CW 04-34 – Pinellas Park.
Location – 3.1 Acres Generally Located at the Southeast Corner of 66th Street and 94th Avenue; Amendment from Commercial General to Residential/Office/Retail.

temporarily deferred for 60 days e. Case No. CW 04-35 – Clearwater.
Location – 4.4 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of North Highland Avenue at the Eastern Terminus of Ridgelane Road; Amendment from Residential Low and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Residential High and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

approved f. Case No. CW 04-37 – Pinellas County.
Location – 14.6 Acres Generally Located at the Southwest Corner of 28th Street North and 50th Avenue North; Amendment from Commercial Recreation to Institutional.

approved g. Case No. CW 04-39 – Pinellas County.
Location – 6.8 Acres Generally Located on the North Side and Western Terminus of Sands Point Drive, and at the Western Terminus of Collany Road; Amendment from Commercial General to Residential Medium.

VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION REVIEW

approved 6. VA 04-64 and 65 – City of Largo.
Location – 111.4 Acres Generally Located East of 58th Street North and North of Whitney Road (Middlecreek, Overlook, Plantation Pointe Village, and Seabrooke Neighborhoods); and in the Southeast Corner of Bolesta Road and Whitney Road (Foxbridge Apartments); Full Annexation Review for Compliance with Pinellas County Ordinance No. 00-63.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

2nd public hearing 08-24-04 7. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 138 of the County Land Development Code Relating to Zoning (First Public Hearing).

2nd public hearing 08-24-04 8. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 146 of the County Land Development Code Relating to Historical Preservation (First Public Hearing).

temporarily deferred to 10-05-04 9. Proposed Resolution Regarding the Initial Assessment Roll for Road and Drainage Improvements to 20th Avenue Southeast from Lake Avenue East to Starkey Road.

approved 10. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Stephen and Gina Couture for the 30.0 Foot Wide Right-of-Way of 80th Street North Lying West of and Adjacent to Lot 1, Block C, Golden Sunshine Homes, Located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 31 South, Range 15 East.

approved 11. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Evangelos and Sophia Legakis for the West 10.0 Feet of Lots 9 and 10, Less the North 10.0 Feet of Said Lot 9, Milton’s Subdivision, Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 30 South, Range 16 East.

approved as amended 12. Planning and Zoning Application Heard by the Examiner for Variance 01-04 (Deferred from the July 23, 2004, Meeting). Application of Tarpon Ridge, Inc., through Grady Pridgen, Representative, for a Variance from the Requirements of County Ordinance 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.

 

C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 13. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held July 13, 2004.

approved 14. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for Month of June 2004.

b. Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Interim Financial Reports (Unaudited) Dated June 30, 2004.

approved 15. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 16. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Affidavit of Publication of Legal Notice Published in the Gulf Coast Business Review Regarding Notice of Forfeiture of Unclaimed Money Pursuant to Section 116.21, Florida Statutes.

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan, Rezoning and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7265-04 through 7267-04 and 7310-04 through 7318-04 to be Held August 16, 2004.

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Three Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held July 22, 2004 and to be Held August 12, 2004.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 8 Dated May 20, 2004.

e. Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Budget Amendment No. 1, Adopted July 13, 2004, Submitted by Darlene J. Kalada, Executive Director of Housing Finance Authority.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 17. Approval of Releases of Surety.

approved 18. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Contracts with the Number One Ranked Firms for Professional Consulting Services for the Sheriff’s Administrative Support Building Renovation (Project Name Change, f/k/a Juvenile Detention Center Renovation) Regarding:

a. Design.

b. Construction Management.

Later in the meeting, Commissioner Seel emphasized the need for staying within the construction budget.

Utilities

approved 19. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Contracts for Consulting Engineering Services with the Number One Ranked Firms for:

a. Documentation Regarding Design Standardized Technical Construction Specifications for Utilities Projects.

b. Solid Waste Landfill and Other Related Ancillary Facilities.

approved 20. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final with Keystone Excavators, Inc. for Ridge Road Sanitary Sewer Replacement and Release of Retainage.

approved 21. Approval of an Award of Bid to TBG of Tampa, Inc., d/b/a The Beacon Group, for HVAC/AC Monthly Inspection, Preventative Maintenance, and Repairs.

Other Departments

approved 22. Approval of a Partial Release of Mortgage and Land Use Restriction Agreement to Friends of the Deaf Service Center of Pinellas, Inc., n/k/a The Deaf and Hearing Connection of Tampa Bay (Community Development).

withdrawn 23. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Medical Equipment Surplus and Authorize its Donation to Baycare Health System (Human Services).

approved 24. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 21, 22, 23, and 24 for Fiscal Year 2004 (Management and Budget).

approved 25. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program for Lake Seminole Park Trail Improvements (Culture, Education, and Leisure/Parks).

D. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

approved 26. Approval of Final Release of Retainage to J & R CO-OP Construction Company, Inc. for the Young-Rainey STAR Center Roof Replacement Project OSF Package No. 2.

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E. REGULAR AGENDA

None 27. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 28. Approval of an Award of Bid to JACO Airfield Construction, Inc. for the Relight Taxiway “M” and Associated Taxiways Project.

Public Works

approved 29. Approval of a Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for Implementation of Bee Branch Channel Improvements.

approved 30. Approval to Declare Vacant Land, Parcel Number 18/30/15/00000/210/2400, Surplus, Establish a Base Bid, and Grant Authorization to Advertise its Sale.

approved 31. Approval of an Agreement with TBE Group, Inc. for Consultant Services for Improvements to Bryan Dairy Road (County Road 296) from Starkey Road to 72nd Street North.

approved 32. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property with Frances H. Allen for Pump Station 54 Project, to Declare the Structure Surplus, and Authorize its Donation, Sale, or Demolition.

approved 33. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property from Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority.

Utilities

approved 34. Approval of a Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for Ultra Low Toilet Rebate Program Phase 3.

approved 35. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreements with Rocha Controls and Performance Technical Services, Inc. for Instrumentation, Control, and Monitoring Systems Repair, Maintenance, and Training Services.

approved 36. Approval of an Award of Bid to Vogel Brothers Building Co. for Replacement/Relocation of Pump Station No. 071 (Rebid).

approved 37. Approval of Amendment No. 6 to the Consolidated Management Agreement with Wheelabrator Pinellas Inc. for the Resource Recovery Facility.

Other Departments

approved 38. Approval of the First Amendment to License Agreement with Dansville Neighborhood Development Corporation (Community Development).

approved 39. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Retroactive Payment for Expenses under Ordinance No. 00-16 (County Administrator).

approved 40. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for State Governmental Representation (County Administrator).

approved 41. Approval of a Public Meeting Pursuant to a Grant Application with the Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program for Phase I Boardwalk Replacement at Sawgrass Lake Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure/Parks).

approved public hearing 08-24-04 42. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing for an Amendment to the Water and Navigation Control Authority Ordinance (Environmental Management).

approved 43. Approval of the Termination of Lease Agreement for the Sheriff’s Tech Services and Video Visitation Sites at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (General Services).

approved 44. Approval of the Sole Source Purchase with MRO Software, Inc. for Maximo Software Support Services (Information Systems).

approved 45. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2004 Capital Projects Fund Regarding Tampa Bay Estuary Program’s Grant Proceeds for Environmental Management (Management and Budget).

approved 46. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Contract with Ceridian Benefits Services for Annual Requirements of Flexible Spending Accounts Administration (Purchasing/Personnel).

approved 47. Approval of the Agreement with Corporate Fitness Works for the Health Promotion and Wellness Program (Purchasing/Personnel).

approved 48. Approval of the Rankings of Firms and Awards of Proposal for Agreements with Firms for Insurance Agent/Broker Services (Risk Management).

None 49. Other Administrative Matters.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 50. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Debbie Marsh, Trustee of Southern Trust v. John Patrick Carter, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4470-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services, a Notice of Lien for Lot Clearing, a Street Lighting Lien, Judgments for Attorney Fees, Fines and Costs and for Order(s) for Judgment of Restitution.

b. Debbie Marsh, Trustee of the Romeo Trust v. William Cummings, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4468-CI-20 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services, a Notice of Lien for Lot Clearing, a Demolition Lien, and a Notice of Lien for Paving Assessments.

c. JP Morgan Chase Bank v. Bernice D. Brown, a/k/a Bernice Brown, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5090-CI-08 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

d. McCaughan Mortgage Company, Inc. v. Jeffrey Jung, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4830-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

e. Midfirst Bank v. Anthony E. Sweat, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5210-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

f. New Century Home Equity Trust v. Al Johnson, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5102-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Dependency Attorney Fees and Costs and a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

g. Wachovia Bank v. Leslie L. Williams, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5262-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs and a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

approved 51. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation on Behalf of:

a. Mr. Andrew and Mrs. Staci Cisek in the Claim of Cisek v. Ciega Village Homeowners Association – PCO No.: PC-03-049, HUD No.: 04-03-0870-8 – Complaint of Housing Discrimination.

b. Mr. Leslie Vargo in the Claim of Vargo v. Clearwater Sand Key Club I, Inc., et al – PCO No.: PC-04-017, HUD No.: 04-04-0435-8 – Complaint of Housing Discrimination.

approved 52. Adoption of a Resolution Relating to an Administrative Services Agreement with The International City Management Association Retirement Corporation for Pinellas County’s Retiree Medical and Dental Expense Reimbursement Plan.

approved 53. Adoption of a Resolution Calling for an Election at the General Election in the Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District Proposing a Change in Taxing Structure from Flat Rate Assessment to a Square Footage Assessment.

approved 54. Adoption of a Resolution Calling for an Election at the General Election Pursuant to School Board Action Proposing an Additional One-Half Mill Ad-Valorem Tax Rate for Four Years.

None 55. Miscellaneous.

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F. AUTHORITIES

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

approved 56. Approval of the 2004 Annual Plan Map Adjustments.

approved 57. Approval of Minor Plan Change No. 04-1 from the City of Clearwater.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 58. Approval of the Lease Agreement with Liquidmental Technologies, Inc. at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 59. Approval of an Award of Bid to Caladesi Construction Company for Building 300 Renovations at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

approved 60. Approval of the Notification of Denial of the Bid Protest of American Medical Response.

G. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

61. None.

 

H. COUNTY COMMISSION

62. Miscellaneous.

Comm. Welch Announced that WorkNet Pinellas is the recipient of three awards.
Comm. Stewart Gave brief update re Job Corps funding and site selection; announced American Heart Walk to be held in Tampa on November 6.
Comm. Seel Requested update from Chairman Latvala re Palm Harbor District road improvements public meeting; reported on the School Board’s efforts to reinstate bus service for Coachman Fundamental Middle School; reported on recent meetings of the Clearwater City Council; reported on the partnership in active recreation; requested input from Mr. Spratt re the possibility of a reciprocal arrangement between the Florida Gulf Coast Art Museum and Pinewood Cultural Park for use of the museum’s kitchen and classroom facilities.
Comm. Harris Announced that Youth Advisory Committee will meet today; emphasized importance of the active recreation partnerships with the cities; and offered water conservation tip.
Comm. Todd Reported on recent National Association of Counties (NACo) meeting; distributed materials re active living leadership and NACo publication titled Implementing a National Housing Strategy.
Comm. Morroni Reported on his meetings with Mayor Arbutine and Mayor Radcliffe.
Chairman Latvala

Requested motion to approve Commissioner Morroni’s appointment to Canvassing Board for the August 31 primary election; motion by Commissioner Welch, seconded by Commissioner Seel and passed unanimously.

Led discussion re candidates’ forum on Channel 18; Marcia Crowley directed to poll local TV stations re competition; County Attorney Churuti to report on legal implications.

ADJOURNMENT: 4:15 P.M.

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