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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:06 P.M. August 24, 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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 July 27, 2004.

2. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-11 Dated July 29, 2004; Follow-Up Review to Audit of Airco Golf Course Operations.

b. Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County, Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Budget, Adopted July 13, 2004.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – Recommendation that the Board of County
Commissioners Approve the Write-Off of Uncollectible Dial-Up Service Accounts.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. 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, and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7326-04 through 7331-04 to be Held September 16, 2004.

c. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2004-61 and 2004-65 Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held July 20, 2004.

d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2004-09 Annexing Certain Property Adopted July 19, 2004.

e. City of St. Petersburg Ordinance No. 671-G, Effective July 15, 2004, Annexing Certain Property.

f. City of Indian Rocks Beach Resolution No. 2004-74 Adopted June 22, 2004, Pertaining to the Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District Assessment Increases, and Correspondence Requesting Establishment of an Oversight Review Process.

g. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meetings Held February 19, April 15, and May 6, 2004.

h. Barrier Islands Governmental Council (Big C) Minutes of Meeting Held June 30, 2004.

i. Pinellas Park Water Management District Financial Statement Dated June 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Acceptance of Contract as Complete with Steve’s Excavating and Paving, Inc. for the Construction of Ridge Road Drainage Improvements Project.

Utilities

6. Approval of an Award of Bid to Volt Telecommunications Group, Inc. for George Street Water Main Replacement and Sanitary Sewer Construction.

7. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final with Cornerstone Businesses, Inc. for the Old Oakhurst Road/Seminole Area Reclaimed Water Distribution System Phase 1A.

8. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final with MTM Contractors, Inc. for the 10-Inch Force Main Replacement at 118th Avenue North and the Stormwater Intake Structure at Pond “A” for Bridgeway Acres.

Other Departments

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

10. Approval of an Award of Bid to TMT Asphalt Services to Reseal and Restripe County Parking Lots (Cooperative) (General Services).

11. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 25 through and including 30 (Management and Budget).

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 12. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 13. Approval of an Award of Bid to Caladesi Construction Company for the Transportation Security Administration Baggage Inspection Facility.

Public Works

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Dedicating and Accepting Two Portions of County-Owned Property as Public Road Rights-of-Way for 28th Street North and 42nd Avenue North.

approved 15. Approval of the First Amendment to the Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for Cross Bayou Canal Watershed Management Plan Phase I.

approved 16. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Cooperative Funding Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the Lake Seminole Stormwater Treatment Project.

approved 17. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Glatting Jackson Kercher Anglin Lopez Rinehart, Inc. for Parks System Master Planning Services.

Utilities

approved 18. Approval of an Award of Proposal for Solid Waste Consulting Services to Kessler Consulting, Inc.

approved 19. Approval of a Co-Funding Agreement with American Water Works Association Research Foundation for Determining the Effect of Corrosion Inhibitors on Water Quality in the County’s Distribution System.

Other Departments

approved 20. Approval of the 2005 New Product Development Recommendations from the Tourist Development Council (Convention and Visitors Bureau).

approved 21. Approval of an Employment Contract with Rodney S. Fischer for Executive Director of the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (County Administrator).

approved public hearing 9/21 22. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Amending Section No. 2-62 Regarding the Approval Authority of the County Administrator (County Administrator).

approved 23. Approval of an Agreement with the Pinellas County Historical Society, Inc. (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 24. Approval of an Agreement with Brandano Displays, Inc. for the Holiday Light Display and Sponsorship at Lake Seminole Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).

approved 25. Adoption of a Resolution Approving 99083051638 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2006-2010 (Economic Development).

approved 26. Approval of a Grant Award from the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 27. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund for a Continuity of Operations Planning Grant for Environmental Management (Management and Budget).

approved public hearing 9/21 28. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Amending Section No. 2-156 Regarding Purchasing (Purchasing).

approved 29. Other Administrative Matters.

Bid of Hydraulitall, Inc. accepted for Geotextile T-Head Groin Field at Upham Beach and Blind Pass South Jetty Enhancement Project.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 30. Approval of the Authority to Defend the Cases of:

a. Wells Fargo v. John Carlevale, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5376-CI-13 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services; Notice of Lien for Street Lighting and a Securing Lien.

b. Patricia Scorcia, et al v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5084-CI-20 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries as a Result of a Trip and Fall Incident.

c. Timothy John Suggs v. Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-4744-CI-19 – Allegations of Civil and Constitutional Rights Violations.

approved 31. Approval of Addendum No. 1 for Law Enforcement Records Management Services for the City of Belleair Beach.

approved public hearing 9/7 32. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for an Ordinance Amending Tourist Development Tax Ordinance No. 78-20, as Amended and Codified in Section 118-31 et seq., Pinellas County Code.

approved 33. Approval of the Legal Services Contract for Special Counsel Carlton Fields, P.A.

approved 34. Approval of the Settlement in the Case of Public Citizen et al, v. Pinellas County – Case No. 8:01-CV-943-T-23TGW.

approved 35. Approval of the Settlement in the Matter of Antwuan Flemmings v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation OJCC # 02-000966SPT – Date of Accident: 6/13/01.

approved 36. Approval of the Settlement in the Matter of Ronald Gonzalez v. Pinellas County – Workers’ Compensation - Date of Accident: 7/20/02.

None 37. Miscellaneous.

 

C. AUTHORITIES

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

approved 38. Approval of Draft Criteria for Reviewing Voluntary Annexations.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 39. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Pace Technology, Inc. at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 40. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with St. Petersburg College at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

Commr. Stewart request update on Icot-Epicenter transition.

 

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

41

a. Update re Charter Review Commission from Elithia Stanfield; Board approves amendment to consultant agreement with Kurt Spitzer and Associates.

b. Hurricane Charley update

 

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 42. Resolution adopted for the purpose of holding the “Sunsets of Florida Avenue” event by the Old Palm Harbor Partnership, first Friday of each month.

Commr. Welch WorkNet Audit Committee to select outside auditor; early voting locations.
Commr. Seel St. Petersburg Chamber Pinellas County Business Women’s Hall of Fame luncheon.

Commr. Harris
Introduced Keti Krekovic, student intern from Gibbs High School; presented water conservation tip.
Commr. Todd Expressed appreciation to Gary Vickers and staff for assistance to Hurricane Charley victims; commented on luncheon at the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
Commr. Morroni Expressed appreciation to volunteers who staffed telephone center during hurricane; reported on meeting with St. Pete Beach Mayor Ward Friszolowski; announced opening of the Tierra Verde fire station on August 25 at 10:00 A.M.
Chairman Latvala Reported she will be sending thank you letters to Hurricane Charley volunteers; sought and received consensus from Board not to respond with regard to the Patriot Act issue.

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6:39 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 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 right-of-way road and Sheriff
Louis Horton, St. Petersburg, re umbrellas on docks
Charles Pedrick, St. Petersburg, re Sons of Confederate Veterans
Dwight Lawton, St. Petersburg, re adoption of resolution urging Congress to monitor Patriot Act
Following citizens commented on the County boat ramp fee:
Everett Hulvey, St. Petersburg
Michael Bard, Palm Harbor
Sam Ackley, unincorporated Pinellas County
Herb Stephen, Palm Harbor
Jerry Kennedy, Dunedin

Following update on fee by Park Director Liz Warren, Board request Administrator Spratt to bring back recommendations with regard to the issues expressed by the speakers and board members.

 

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 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.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

temporarily deferred 43. Proposed Planning Area Boundary Amendment to the Future Land Use Map (VA No. 03-214 – St. Petersburg) (to be Continued).
Location – 15.0 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of 40th Avenue North and 79th Street North; Amendment to Planning Areas Delineating Eligibility for Annexation.

SCHEDULED BCC PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved 44. Proposed Resolution Revising the Wholesale Sewer Rates.

approved 45. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Norman G. Cullen and Anne M. Morris for That Portion of Hillsborough Street Lying Northwesterly of the Northeasterly Extension of the East Line of Lot 7, Block 7, Wall Springs Subdivision, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 26, Township 27 South, Range 15 East.

approved 46. Petition to Vacate Submitted by David A. and Joni Bowen for a Portion of a Drainage and Utility Easement Being Further Described as the West 20 Feet of the East 44 Feet of the North Four Feet of the South 30 Feet of Lot 20, Seminole Forest, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.

temporarily deferred 10/19 47. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 138 of the County Land Development Code Relating to Zoning (Second Hearing).

approved 48. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 146 of the County Land Development Code Relating to Historical Preservation (Second Hearing).

approved 49. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Water and Navigation Control Authority Ordinance Relating to Contractors’ Insurance Requirements.

50. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

denied Without Prejudice a. 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 b. Z-2-7-04.
Application of Jennifer and Daniel Zane for a Change of Zoning from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District on Approximately 0.1894 Acre on the North Side of 48th Avenue North, 960 Feet West of 80th Street North.

approved c. Z-4-7-04.
Application of Coy Bentley for a Change of Zoning from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential on Approximately 0.6887 Acre on the Northeast Corner of 62nd Avenue North and 28th Street North.

8:08 P.M. ADJOURNMENT

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