Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date September 7, 2006 * 3:00 p.m.






Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America




1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 25, 2006

2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Proposed Annual Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007

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

c. Progress Energy Annual Report 2005

d. Southwest Florida Water Management District Standard Format Tentative Budget Submission for FY 2006-2007

e. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

4. 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. 7667-06 and 7668-06, and 7680-06 through 7685-06; Public Hearings to be Held October 5, 2006

b. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Seven
Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held August 8 and August 24, 2006

c. Resolutions Supporting Pinellas by Design: An Economic Development and Redevelopment Plan for the Pinellas Community:

1. City of Clearwater No. 06-43 Adopted July 20, 2006

2. City of Pinellas Park No. 06-16 Adopted July 27, 2006

d. Pasco County Resolution No. 06-272 Adopted June 27, 2006 Encouraging a Special Session of the Florida Legislature to Address the Insurance Crisis

e. Winn Dixie Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act Notice of Store Closing


Public Works

5. Approval to Accept and Record a Plat and a Sidewalk Guarantee

6. Approval of an Award of Bid to Seaway Marine Contractors, Inc. for Boat Dock Facility Upgrades 2006

Other Departments

7. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code for Participants, Instructors, and Volunteers for the Second Annual World Rivers Day FEST at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center (Environmental Management)

8. Approval of FY 2006 Budget Amendments Nos. 31, 32, and 33 (Management and Budget)

9. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Downtown Palm Harbor Revitalization Project (Planning)


Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority

10. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas County EMS Advisory Council

11. Approval and Acceptance of the Annual Report of the Pinellas County EMS Office of the Medical Director

Information Technology (IT) Board

12. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code for the Purchase of Kitchen Equipment for the Data Center of the IT Department

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None 13. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)


Public Works

approved 14. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Agreement with Vila and Sons Landscaping Corp. for Landscape Installation and Related Maintenance of Belcher Road from Palmetto Street to Main Street (State Road 580) and from Curlew Road to Tampa Road

approved 15. Approval of an Award of Bid to Coastal Marine Construction Incorporated for Repair of Dunedin Causeway Bridge Rebid

approved 16. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement for Construction Management Services with Creative Contractors, Inc. for the Sheriff’s Administrative Support Building Renovation


approved 17. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Mole Head Construction and Boring, Inc. for the Town of Belleair Wastewater Acquisition Project for Force Mains and Reclaimed Water Mains

approved public hearing 9-19-06 18. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing Regarding the Proposed Purchase of the City of Madeira Beach Wastewater Collection System

Other Departments

approved as amended 19. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code for Penny for Pinellas Community Meetings (Communications)

approved 20. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Improved Real Property in the Dansville Redevelopment Area with Mae D. Henry by and through Her Guardian, Jeannie Boyd, and the Estate of Robert Henry (Community Development)

approved 21. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Vacant Real Property for Right-of-Way Located in the Dansville Redevelopment Area with Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church (Community Development)

approved 22. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Right-of-Way Located in the Gooden Crossing Infrastructure and Housing Enhancement Project Area with Delores Helm (Community Development)

approved 23. Approval of an Amendment to the Agreement with the Town of Indian Shores for Installation, Maintenance, and Operation of Parking Devices Used to Collect Vehicular Parking Fees at Indian Shores Beach Access (Culture, Education, and Leisure)

approved 24. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Project A1092062513 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 25. Approval of Agreements with the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American National Red Cross for Use of the St. Petersburg Judicial Building as a Shelter during Emergencies (Emergency Management/General Services)

approved 26. Approval of a Funding Agreement with 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. for Provision of Community Services, Programs, and Activities (Human Services)

approved 27. Approval of Funding Recommendations to State-Contracted Local Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agencies and Approval of the Master Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agreement (Human Services)

approved 28. Approval of Funding Recommendations to Local Social Service Agencies and Approval of the Master Homeless Funding Agreement (Human Services)

approved 29. Approval of Funding Recommendations to Local Social Service Agencies and Approval of the Master Social Action Funding Agreement (Human Services)

approved 30. Approval of Funding Recommendations of the Substance Abuse Advisory Board (SAAB) for the Distribution of Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Funds for FY 2006-2007 (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 31. Approval of Funding Recommendations of SAAB for Disbursement of Funds from the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Trust Fund (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 32. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Thirteen Local Law Enforcement Agencies for Information Sharing (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 33. Approval of an Agreement with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. for Legal Aid Services to Indigent County Residents (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 34. Approval of Renewal No. 2 to the Interlocal Agreement with the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Drug Court Treatment Funding (Justice and Consumer Service)

approved 35. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2006 Seminole Fire Districts Fund to Reallocate Reserve for Future Years for Expansion and Renovation of Current Facility (Management and Budget)

approved 36. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2006 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Funds for the Sheriff (Management and Budget)

None 37. Other Administrative Matters

Following announcement read into record by Mr. Spratt at request of Board Records for clarification:
On August 22, 2006 the Board approved Budget Amendment No. 27 which realigned appropriation between accounts within Employee Health Benefits Fund. The realignment figure from the reserve contingencies account was incorrectly listed as $2,126,000. The correct amount should be $2,126,600.


approved 38. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Ricky Cannon v. Detective Jacob Viano and Sheriff Jim Coats – Federal Case No. 8:06-cv-741-T-24TBM – Civil Rights Complaint

b. Larry S. Gann, et al v. Sheriff - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-5041-CI-21 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

approved 39. Approval of an Amendment to Contract for Legal Services with Ford & Harrison, LLP Retroactive to May 1, 2006 and Delegation of Authority to the County Attorney for Hiring Legal Experts and Consultants for Labor Matters

approved 40. Adoption of a Resolution from the Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District to Propose a Referendum to Increase its Tax Rates

approved 41. Adoption of a Resolution to Postpone Making Application for Deeds on County-Held Tax Certificates for Properties Assessed by the Property Appraiser at Values Less Than $5,000, Pursuant to §197.502(3), Florida Statutes 2004 Tax Certificates

approved 42. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve Early Extension of Tax Roll, Pursuant to §197.323, Florida Statutes

43. Miscellaneous
Reminder regarding update memo sent to members re procurement process and cone of silence anti-lobbying provisions for Waste-to-Energy procurement.
Update re case of The City of Pinellas Park, Florida versus Deborah Clark, Supervisor of Elections for Pinellas County, Florida, et al. – Circuit Civil Case No. 06-5975-CI-11. – Commissioner Seel requests face to face meeting with cities – County Attorney explains procedural requirements.
approved County Attorney authorized to represent county’s interests between now and date of shadow meeting.
Shadow meeting regarding above case scheduled for September 19, 2006 from 1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

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approved 44. Approval of an Agreement and Letter of Engagement with Ernst and Young U.S. LLP for Auditing Services


approved 45. Approval of a Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with University of South Florida, Small Business Development Center for Office Space at the Young – Rainey STAR Center

approved 46. Approval of a Fifth Amendment to Lease Agreement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc. for Office Space at the Young – Rainey STAR Center


approved 47. Approval of a Change Order to the Sole Source Contract with Medtronic Emergency Response Systems, Inc. for Electrocardiogram Monitor/Defibrillator Maintenance


approved 48. Approval of a Sole Source Purchase from Global 360, Inc. for Case Management and Imaging Software

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49. Beach Renourishment Update

Review of Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for Long-Term Operating Contract for Waste-to-Energy Facility – direction given for staff to move forward with issuance of RFP


approved 50. Approval of a Reappointment to the Educational Facilities Authority

approved 51. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative, District 3

approved 52. Approval of Appointments to the Youth Advisory Committee

approved 53. Adoption of a Resolution to Allocate Funds for the Charter Review Commission’s Public Educational Effort

54. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Morroni congratulations re yesterday’s election to Commissioner Latvala; thanks to staff from residents re canal clean-up work in unincorporated Seminole
b. Commissioner Seel congratulations re elections to Commissioners Latvala and Harris; thanks to Special Action Funding Board; requests update re new product development recommendations and marketing
c. Commissioner Stewart requests further discussions on new product development; update re Gulf Boulevard Beautification process; reiterates congratulations re elections
d. Commissioner Harris water conservation tip; consumer tip
e. Commissioner Duncan reiterates congratulations re elections; congratulations to Commissioner Stewart re signing of interlocal agreements for Gulf Boulevard

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6:30 P.M.



approved 55. Adoption of Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll for Lealman Solid Waste Collection and Disposal District and Certification to the Tax Collector

approved 56. Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 118-34 of the Pinellas County Code Relating to the Composition of the Tourist Development Council

approved 57. Proposed Resolution to Dissolve the Pinellas County Arts Council and Approve a Transition Plan, and a Proposed Ordinance to Establish Duties and Responsibilities of the Pinellas County Cultural Council and Establish the Pinellas County Cultural Affairs Department

approved 58. Proposed Ordinance to Allow the County Administrator to Grant Lump-Sum Bonuses Tied to Performance of Employees

approved 59. Proposed Resolutions to Adopt Tentative Millages and Budgets for FY 2006-2007 (First Public Hearing)

approved public hearing 9-19-06 60. Approval of Authority to Advertise the Second Public Hearing for Tentative Millages and Budgets for FY 2006-2007 (Management and Budget)


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