Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date August 22, 2006 * 3:03 p.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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 11, 2006.

2. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-11 Dated July 20, 2006 - Follow-up Review to Audit of Outside Attorney Contracts.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-13 Dated July 27, 2006 - Follow-up Review to Audit of County Extension.

c. City of Safety Harbor Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year (FY) Ended September 30, 2005.

d. Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Interim Financial Reports (Unaudited) Dated June 30, 2006.

e. Dock Fee Report for the Month of June 2006.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 9 Dated June 15, 2006 and Financial Statement for the Month of June 2006.

b. Hernando County Resolution No. 2006-185 Adopted July 12, 2006
Encouraging a Special Session of the Florida Legislature to Address the Insurance Crisis.

c. Southwest Florida Water Management District’s FY 2007 Board Meeting Calendar and a Map Depicting the District’s Boundaries as Required by Florida Statute Chapter 189.417.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Engineering Consulting Services for 22nd Avenue South from 58th Street South to 34th Street South.

6. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Steve’s Excavating and Paving, Inc. for Currie Lane Drainage Improvements and Cardinal Estates Municipal Services Taxing Unit (MSTU) Resurfacing.

7. Acceptance of Contract A and its Option of Renewal as Complete with Keystone Excavators, Inc. for MSTU Sidewalks and Americans with Disabilities Act Ramp Improvements.

Other Departments

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

9. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code for a Luncheon of the Florida Association of Counties’ Legislative Policy Committee Meetings (County Administration).

10. Approval of a Grant Application with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a Continuing Air Pollution Control Grant (Environmental Management).

11. Approval of Medicaid Provider Change of Address Request Form with the State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Information (Human Services).

12. Approval of FY 2006 Budget Amendments Nos. 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30 (Management and Budget).

13. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment Surplus and Authorize its Sale (Purchasing).

14. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Claim Settlements from April 1 through June 30, 2006 (Risk Management/County Attorney).

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND ENTITIES

Clerk of the Circuit Court

15. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Auditing Services.

Countywide Planning Authority (CPA)

16. Approval of Acceptance for Receipt and File of Resolutions of Other Local Governments’ Conceptual Support of “Pinellas by Design: An Economic Development and Redevelopment Plan for the Pinellas Community”.

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

17. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Mr. Spratt noted correction of scrivener's error in the minutes of August 1, 2006, Item No. 30.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 18. Approval of Change Order No 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with David Nelson Construction Company for Construction of Remote and Long Term Parking Lot Expansions.

approved 19. Adoption of a Resolution Increasing the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) and Approval to Submit the PFC Application to the Federal Aviation Administration.

approved 20. Adoption of a Resolution Increasing Fuel Flowage Fees.

Public Works

approved 21. Approval of Installation of Two Multi-Way Stop Conditions and Three Speed Humps in the Cinnamon Hills Subdivision.

approved 22. Approval of Removal of Two Speed Humps and Installation of Five Humps, Two Splitter Islands, and One Raised Intersection on Dodge Street.

approved 23. Approval of a Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey for the Water Discipline Data Collection Program.

approved 24. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Vacant Land at Park Street and 62nd Avenue North for the Park Street/Starkey Road Improvement Project from Tyrone Boulevard to 84th Lane.

approved 25. Approval of a Sole Source Purchase with Clarke Mosquito Control Products, Inc. for Mosquito Control Products for the Highway Department.

approved 26. Approval of an Award of Bid Plus Alternate with Creative Contractors, Inc. for Jail Kitchen Additions and Renovations.

Utilities

temporarily deferred 27. Approval of the First Amendment to the Service Agreement with Synagro-WWT, Inc. for Sludge Dryer and Pelletizing Project.

Other Departments

approved public hearing 09-07-06 28. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Proposed Ordinance Allowing the County Administrator to Grant Bonuses Tied to Performance for Employees (County Administration).
Public hearing on Ordinance re Highway Department Gain Sharing Program only.

approved 29. Approval of the First Renewal of the Agreement with Patton Boggs, LLP for Federal Governmental Representation Services (County Administration).

approved 30. Approval of the First Renewal of the Agreement with Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar, P.A. for State Governmental Representation Services (County Administration).

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Submission of a Request for Certification and Release of Funds to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Environmental Review Requirements (Community Development).

approved public hearing 09-07-06 32. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Proposed Ordinance Establishing the Pinellas County Cultural Council and The Pinellas County Cultural Affairs Department (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 33. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Hubbard’s Sea Adventures, Inc., dba Tampa Bay Ferry Inc., for Passenger Ferry Boat Service to Bay Pier at Fort DeSoto Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 34. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Pinellas County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (Emergency Management).

approved 35. Approval of a Service Funding Agreement with Help A Child, Inc. for Assessments of Alleged Victims of Abuse or Neglect (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 36. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2006 Capital Projects Fund Budget for Unanticipated Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements for the Howard Park Beach Renourishment Project (Management and Budget).

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2006 General Fund Budget to Transfer Unanticipated Grant Funds to the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 38. Approval of an Award of Bid to Lakeside Occupational Medical Centers PA for Medical Exams, Vaccination, and Toxicology Testing (Risk Management).

39. Other Administrative Matters
approved a. Adoption of a Resolution establishing a $5,000,000.00 financial commitment to Project 20060801 (Economic Development).
approved public hearing 09-19-06 b. Approval of Authority to Advertise a public hearing to consider approval of the Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Community Redevelopment Plan (Planning).

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 40. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of Glenn Dorsey v. Sheriff Coats, et al. – Federal Case No. 8:06-cv-01183-T-23TGW – Civil Rights Complaint.

approved public hearing 09-07-06 41. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 118-34, Pinellas County Code Relating to the Composition of the Tourist Development Council.

approved 42. Approval of Settlement in the Case of Robert Jones vs. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation D/A: 1/8/1999.

approved 43. Approval of Settlement in the Case of Judy A. Yates v. Pinellas County BCC, Pinellas County, Florida, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida Case No. 8:05-CV-1948-T30TGW.

44. Miscellaneous
a. Provided update on the 126th Avenue Landfill matter.
b. Provided report on Osceola County, Florida versus Best Diversified, Inc.
c. Reported on potential litigation re Charter Review Commission and Charter Amendments.

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C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND ENTITIES

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 45. Approval of a Master Banking Services Agreement with Wachovia Bank National Association for Banking and Treasury Services.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 46. Approval of Amendment No. 17 to the Lease Agreement with Raytheon Company for Office Space at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.

approved 47. Approval of a Lease Agreement with the Pinellas County Personnel Department for Office Space at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) AUTHORITY

approved 48. Approval of Discontinuance of Bankruptcy Balance Filings for EMS Ambulance Transport.

UNIFIED PERSONAL SYSTEM BOARD

approved 49. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Buck Consultants, LLC. for Benefits Consulting Services.

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D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

50. Lake Seminole Update.

 

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 51. Approval of Appointments to the Youth Advisory Council.

approved 52. Approval of Appointment of an Alternate Member to the Board of Adjustment.

53. Miscellaneous.

a. Commissioner Seel - resolution adopted re expenditure for food items for Emergency Care Collaborative Engagement meeting; need to educate citizens re property taxes.
b. Commissioner Duncan - presentation of U.S. Commerce Department Export Achievement Certificate to O.B. Medical; role as participant at Annual Statewide Conference on Homelessness; meeting with site selection committee for Republican National Convention.
c. Commissioner Harris - participation in Volunteer Appreciation Day at Brooker Creek; water conservation tip; consumer tip.
d. Commissioner Latvala - re Systems Study.
e. Commissioner Welch - Commissioner Stewart appointed alternate to Canvassing Board; noted group monitoring this year's elections in Pinellas and Miami-Dade Counties will provide a post-election report; CASA to be provided with emergency funding not to exceed $70,000.00.

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6:36 P.M.

F. 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.
JoAnn Totty, Palm Harbor, re ordinance on garbage. County Administrator Spratt to have someone contact her.
Randy Heine, Pinellas Park, re property taxes.

 

G. 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 Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard.

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved 54. Multi-Use Private Dock Application M37349-06 Submitted by Punit Shah/Liberty Isla Del Sol, LLC, 6025 South Sun Boulevard, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg

approved 55. Private Dock Application P36237-05/Revised-A Submitted by Joseph C. and JoAnn White, Lot 0010 (Spring Street) and 10750 Spring Street, The Narrows, Largo

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

approved 56. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Joseph C. and Stephanie A. Schafer for a Portion of a Drainage and Utility Easement in the Greenbrook Estates Subdivision.

approved 57. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Cynthia Tarapani for a Portion of Public Right-of-Way in the Riverside Farms Subdivision.

58. Proposed Ordinance Establishing the Pinellas County Commission for Women. Commissioner Seel will convene roundtable to address issues affecting women and children.

approved 59. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 2-62, Pinellas County Code Relating to Non-Purchasing Delegated Approval Authority.

approved 60. Proposed Ordinance Establishing a Slow Speed/Minimum Wake Zone for Northern Bay Pines Channel.

approved 2nd public hearing 09-19-06 61. Proposed Ordinance Relating to Curtailment of Sale of Drug Paraphernalia (First Public Hearing).

62. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a "Q" Prefix:

approved a. Q Z-1-6-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Two Parcels Containing Approximately .4 Acre Located on the East Side of Missouri Avenue Approximately 60 Feet South of Woodlawn Street, Page 188 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 22, Township 29, Range 15, from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and R-2, Single Family Residential to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, Upon Application of Richard J. Lackey through Dean Ribble, Representative.

approved b. Q Z/LU-2-1-06
An Application to Consider a Development Agreement in Conjunction with a Previously Approved Zoning and Land Use Plan on Approximately .18 Unimproved Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of 54th Avenue North and 69th Street North, St. Petersburg for a Zone Change from C-2 to P-1, Together with a Development Agreement to Allow an Office with a Maximum Height of 35 Feet and a Maximum Floor Area Ratio of .40 Located in Section 06, Township 31, Range 16, Upon Application of Sushilla N. Beecum through Harlan Heshelow, Representative.

approved c. Q Z-3-6-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 8 Acres Located on the North Side of State Road 580 and Lying between St. Clair Avenue and Tampa Bay, Page 616 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 22, Township 28, Range 16, from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential and R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-7.5, Residential, Multiple Family-7.5 Units per Acre, Upon Application of S A B Investors, LLC through Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Representative.

approved d. Q Z-4-6-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 2.5 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of 71st Street North and 40th Avenue North for a Zone Change from R-6 to RM-7.5, Together with a Development Agreement to Allow a Potential Development Height of 45 Feet and a Potential Maximum Number of 28 Units, Page 800 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 06, Township 31, Range 16, from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-7.5, Residential, Multiple Family-7.5 Units per Acre, Upon Application of Dustin Secor through Steven A. Williamson, Esquire, Representative.

approved e. Q Z-5-6-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .8 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of 71st Way North and 46th Avenue North for a Zone Change from R-4 To RM-7.5, Together with a Development Agreement to Allow a Potential Development Height of 45 Feet and a Potential Maximum Number of 9 Units, Page 799 of the Zoning Atlas as being in Section 06, Township 31, Range 16, from R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential to RM-7.5, Residential, Multiple Family-7.5 Units per Acre, Upon Application of Dustin Secor through Steven A. Williamson, Esquire, Representative.

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approved Motion to waive 90-day requirement under County Ordinance 05-92 for items 62c, 62d and 62e.

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approved f. Q Z-7-6-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Lot Containing Approximately .08 Acre Located on the South Side of Bermuda Street Approximately 125 Feet West of U.S. Highway 19 for a Zone Change from R-6 to CP-2, Together with a Development Agreement to Allow Development of the Property Exclusively for Additional Required Parking for the Adjacent Owned Office Building, Page 655 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 06, Township 29, Range 16, from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions To CP-2, Commercial Parkway, Upon Application of Frank M. Mongelluzzi through Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Representative.

denied g. Q Z-3-3-05
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 1.8 Acres Located on the West Side of 8th Street Approximately 200 Feet North of Pop Stansell Park for a Zone Change from R-2 to RM-5, Together with a Development Agreement Allowing a Potential Development Height of 45 Feet and Potential Maximum Number of 16 Units, Regarding a Total Land Area of Approximately 3.3 Acres, Which Includes the Southerly Parcel of Land, Which is Currently Zoned RM-5, Page 75 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 01, Township 28, Range 15, from R-2, Single Family Residential to RM-5, Residential, Multiple Family-5 Units per Acre, Upon Application of Tracy Harris, Jr. through Joel R. Tew, Esquire, Representative.

temporarily deferred 09-19-06 h. Q Z/LU-13-10-05 (to be deferred to September 19, 2006 BCC Meeting)
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 9.7 Acres Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard at the Intersection of Village Green Avenue, Page 267 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 22, Township 30, Range 15, from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-10, Residential, Multiple Family-10 Units per Acre, RM-1, Residential, Multiple Family, 1 Unit per Acre and CP-1, Commercial Parkway, Upon Application of Lakeview Parkland Trust through William Howell, Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 9.7 Acres Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard at the Intersection of Village Green Avenue Located in Section 22, Township 30, Range 15, from Commercial General, Residential Urban and Preservation to Residential Low Medium, Residential/Office/Retail and Preservation and Providing an Effective Date.

withdrawn i. Q Z-6-06-06 (to be Withdrawn by Applicant)
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 2.6 Acres Located on the East Side of 134th Street North Approximately 560 Feet North of Park Boulevard North, Page 281 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 29, Township 30, Range 15, from R-R, Rural Residential to R-2, Single Family Residential, Upon Application of Allan J. and Franell Fedor through Gary Gregory, Representative.

denied j. Q Z/LU-2-6-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 2.7 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Ulmerton Road and 93rd Street North, Page 241 of the Zoning Atlas as Being in Section 11, Township 30, Range 15, from M-2, Heavy Manufacturing and Industry and C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, Upon Application of Macrae Incorporated, in Care of Dana A. Graves, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 2.7 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Ulmerton Road and 93rd Street North Located in Section 11, Township 30, Range 15, from Industrial General to Commercial General and Providing an Effective Date.

ADJOURNMENT - 11:15 P.M.

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