Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date: August 21, 2007 * 3:00 p.m.


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RESULTS KEY
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approved
Denied
denied
Temporarily Deferred
temporarily deferred
Public Hearing
public hearing
Withdrawn
withdrawn

play video INVOCATION
play video PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America
play video PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

play video A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 10, 2007

approved 2. Reports:

a. City of South Pasadena Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended September 30, 2006, Together with Auditor's Letter Regarding South Pasadena Fire Department

b. Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement - A Contract and By-Laws for Public Risk Management of Florida (PRM) as Amended and Restated through May 17, 2007, Together with an Affidavit of Authenticity, in Compliance with Section 163.01, Florida Statutes, for the Town of Belleair, the City of Gulfport, the City of Indian Rocks Beach, the Town of Kenneth City, the City of Safety Harbor, the City of St. Pete Beach and the City of South Pasadena

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

approved 3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 4. Miscellaneous Item to be Received for Filing: Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 9, Dated June 14, 2007, and Financial Statement for the Month of June 2007

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. for Florida Avenue and 14th Street North to Bee Branch Creek

approved 6. Approval of Change Orders No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with:

a. Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for McMullen Booth Road at State Road 590 Intersection Improvements (Rebid)

b. Creative Contractors, Inc. for Construction Management Services for the Sheriff’s Administrative Support Building Renovation

Utilities

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

See Item No. 11 a. Rowe Drilling Company, Inc. for Lake Tarpon Aquifer Storage and Recovery Test Well System, Phase III

approved b. Cornerstone Businesses, Inc. for Welch Causeway (State Road 666) 24-Inch and 16-Inch Subaqueous Water Main Replacements

Other Departments

approved 8. Approval of Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

approved 9. Approval of Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Budget Amendment No. 17 (Management and Budget)

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND ENTITIES

Information Technology

approved 10. Approval of an Award of Bid to Extensys, Inc. to Furnish, Install, and Maintain Compellent Storage Center and Data Replication Storage Area Network

B. REGULAR AGENDA

approved 11. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
Item No. 7a pulled from Consent Agenda; David Slonena, Hydrogeology Manager, Utilities Engineering, provided a report as requested by Commissioner Seel.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved play video 12. Approval of the First Amendment to Lease Agreement with Renewal Options with PODS Enterprises, Inc. for the Ulmerton Road Parcel

Public Works

approved play video 13. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Bayshore Construction, Inc. for Boardwalk Construction (Various Locations)

approved play video 14. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Consultant Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Eagle Lake Park General Development

Utilities

approved play video 15. Approval of an Amendment to the Agreement with Wachovia Bank, N.A. for Banking Services

Other Departments

approved As amended play video 16. Approval of the FY 2008 New Product Development Recommendations from the Tourist Development Council for Grants (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

approved play video 17. Adoption of a Resolution Approving A7071228129 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (Economic Development)

approved play video 18. Approval of an Award of Proposal to OK’s Cascade, Inc. for Emergency Base Camps and Services (Emergency Management)

approved play video 19. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Knight Facilities Management, Inc. for Janitorial Services at Various County Buildings (Facility Management)

approved play video 20. Approval of the Recommendations of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board and Disbursement of Funds from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund to Selected Agencies (Justice and Consumer Services)

None play video 21. Other Administrative Matters

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved play video 22. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of Jonathan M. Ruiz v. The Town of Indian Shores, Florida, the Town of Redington Shores, Florida, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Officer John P. Wiseman, Individually and in His Official Capacity and Deputy Sheriff Nelson H. Whitesell, Individually and in His Official Capacity – Middle District of Florida Case No. 8:07-CV-01233-T-25EAJ – Allegations of Injuries, Civil Rights and State Law Violations

approved play video 23. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Cases of:

a. Jim Coats, as Sheriff v. Justin P. Greene and Jessica Greene -Damages Incurred as a Result of an Accident

b. Jim Coats, as Sheriff v. Natashia Maxwell and Michael L. Odom, Jr. – Damages Incurred as a Result of an Accident

c. Pinellas County v. Jose Guadulupe Sanchez – Damages Incurred as a Result of an Accident

d. Pinellas County v. J & J Island Homes, Inc. – Vehicular Damage

approved play video 24. Approval of an Agreement for Special Counsel Legal Services with Williams, Schifino, Mangione & Steady to Represent Deputy Michael Peasley in the Case of Francesco Mario Provenzano, Pro Se, Plaintiff v. Jim Coats, Sheriff, Michael J. Peasley, II, Kenneth S. Kubler in their Individual and Official Capacities, Defendants, Case No. 8:06-cv-1303-T-26TBM, Retroactive to July 18, 2007

None play video 25. Miscellaneous

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C. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

play video 26. Tourism Update

play video 27. Utility Rates Report

play video 28. Budget Update

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D. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved play video 29. Approval of a Reappointment by Commissioner Ronnie E. Duncan to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative

play video 30. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Morroni discussed a request by the Pinellas County License Board for Children’s Center and Family Day Care Homes for continuation of County Attorney services and provision of in-kind support and related his proposed response.
b. Commissioner Latvala reported on her visit to Tallahassee to request funding for purchase of the Cross Bar/AL BAR Ranch by Pasco County.
c. Commissioner Welch reminded the Board of the Housing Authority conference re low income housing on Tuesday, August 28, at 2:00 P.M. at the Clearwater Library.
d. Chairman Duncan congratulated Commissioner Stewart on his appointment by the Governor to the Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental Relations; noted that the Century Commission will be meeting in Pinellas County on August 26 and 27 and offered to provide further information upon request.

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6:32 P.M.

play video E. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
Don Cocker, Unincorporated Pinellas County, re motorsports park at Toytown.
Greg Pound, Largo, re Commission’s Cooperative Agreement.
Nick Fritsch, Clearwater, re Jim Smith property.
Mark R. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.
W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re Progress Energy Trail.
David Figueroa, Palm Harbor, re public access.

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F. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved play video 31. Multi-Use Dock Application M36929-06/Revised-A Submitted by Triangle Old Bay Holdings LLC, 302-308, 314, 400, and 404 North Osceola Avenue, Clearwater Harbor, Clearwater

approved play video 32. Commercial Dock Application CD38235-07 Submitted by Carlos Yepes, Belleair Development – St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 1301 Snell Isle Boulevard, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

approved play video 33. Dredge and Fill Application DF1846-07 Submitted by Carlos Yepes, Belleair Development – St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 1301 Snell Isle Boulevard, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

approved play video 34. Dredge and Fill Application DF1767-06/Revised Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg, Grand Canal Bridge between Kansas Avenue Northeast and Iowa Avenue Northeast, Canal off Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

approved play video 35. Commercial Dock Application CD38265-07/Revised Submitted by Pirates Treasure, Inc., 2400 Bayshore Boulevard, St. Joseph Sound, Dunedin

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY PUBLIC HEARING

play video 36. Proposed Amendment to the Countywide Plan Rules Concerning Tourist Facility Densities (Second Public Hearing)
Item referred to Planning Council for review to be brought back to the CPA for public hearing in October.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved play video 37. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Relating to Court Costs and Service Charges

approved play video 38. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Contemporary Housing Alternatives of Florida, Inc. for a Portion of an Alley between Lots 39 and 44, and Lots 62 through 67, Grove Park Vista Annex Replat Subdision

approved play video 39. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Jane A. Anderson Carr, f/k/a Jane A. Anderson, for an Easement on Lot 20, Block A, Homestead Woods Subdivision

approved play video 40. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Eric J. and Rebecca L. Domanico for a Portion of a Utility and Drainage Easement on Lot 21, Block A, Urban Lakes Estates, Second Addition Subdivision

approved play video 41. Proposed Ordinance Regarding the Public School Facilities Element, the Intergovernmental Coordination Element, and the Capital Improvements Element of the Comprehensive Plan
Authorized transmittal to the DCA.

approved play video 42. Proposed Ordinance to Rescind Ordinance No. 06-31 Regarding Golden Lantern Mobile Home Park (Second Hearing)

43. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

approved Z/LU
denied  Variance play video a. Q Z/LU-1-6-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 9.3 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Bolesta Road, Largo, Page 710 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 33, Township 29, Range 16, from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to P-1, Professional Offices and a Variance to Increase the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) by 10%, Upon Application of Shady Lane, LLC through Steven A. Williamson, Esquire, Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 9.3 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Bolesta Road, Largo, Located in Section 33, Township 29, Range 16, from Residential Low Medium to Residential/Office General and a Variance to Increase the FAR by 10%, and Providing an Effective Date

approved play video b. Q CU-2-6-07
Application of Soda Works, LLC, in Care of Joe Burns, through Thomas Osypka, Representative, for a Conditional Use to Allow Specialized Light Industrial Uses (Medical Manufacturing of Cardiac Leads) in a Commercial Zoning District Located on a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 7 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Klosterman Road and Palm Harbor Boulevard (Alternate 19), Palm Harbor

approved play video c. Q Z/LU-3-6-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 4 Acres Located on the West Side of East Lake Road Approximately 300 Feet South of Kensington Trace, Tarpon Springs, Page 530 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 15, Township 27, Range 16, from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to IL, Institutional Limited and a Development Agreement to Allow an Increase of 10 Beds in an Existing 1-Story Assisted Living Facility, Upon Application of Remorca, LLC, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 4 Acres Located on the West Side of East Lake Road Approximately 300 Feet South of Kensington Trace, Tarpon Springs, Located in Section 15, Township 27, Range 16, from Residential Rural to Institutional and a Development Agreement to Allow an Increase of 10 Beds in an Existing 1-Story Assisted Living Facility, and Providing an Effective Date

approved play video d. Q LU-4-6-07
An Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .6 Acre Located on the East Side of Highland Avenue at the Intersection with Flagler Drive, Clearwater, Located in Section 11, Township 29, Range 15, from Residential/Office General to Commercial General, and Providing an Effective Date, Upon Application of 1201 North Highland Land Trust, in Care of Guardian Trust, LLC, as Trustee, through John Mechas, Manager/Member, Guardian Trust, LLC, Representative

denied play video e. Q Z-6-5-07
Application of Kenneth and Anita Roesch through Battaglia, Ross, Dicus, & Wein, P.A., in Care of Sean Mcquaid and Aubrey Dicus, Jr., Esquire, Representatives, to Consider an Appeal of a Denied Site Plan on Several Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 1.8 Acres Located on the West Side of 66th Street and East of West Rena Drive

play video ADJOURNMENT – 11:34 P.M.

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