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Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results - September 9, 2003

Meeting Date September 9, 2003 * 3:03 p.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

+

Denied

X

Temporarily Deferred

TD

Public Hearing

PH Date

 


INVOCATION

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

+ A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes – None.

2. Reports – None.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearings Held August 19, 2003, Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2003-76 and 2003-77, Amending the Comprehensive Plan and Annexing Certain Property, Respectively.

b. Two Items Related to Dock, Pier and Wharf Construction Contract Bonds.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of Change Orders Nos. 1 (Final) and Acceptance of Contracts as Complete for:

a. Ridgecrest Park Fishing Pier.

b. Countywide Parks Roof Replacement Phase II.
c. Year 2002 Milling and Resurfacing.

6. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Forest Lakes Boulevard Sidewalks Project.

7. Approval of Plat for Recording, Acceptance of Sidewalk Guarantees, and Releases of Sureties.

Utilities

8. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Firm for Design and Construction Inspection Services for the Logan Pump Station Modifications.

9. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for the Sanitary Sewer Annual Contract 2002 Manhole Rehabilitation, and Authorization to Release Retainage Monies.

10. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for the Sanitary Sewer Annual Contract 2002 for Repair, Rehabilitation and Extensions.

11. Approval of Awards of Bids for:

a. Pump Station No. 163 Force Main Replacement, Phase I, to Rockdale Pipeline, Inc.

b. Sanitary Sewer Cured-In-Place Pipelining Annual Contract 2003 to American Water Services Underground Infrastructure, Inc.

c. Beacon Groves and Orangepointe Reclaimed Water Distribution System to Volt Telecommunications Group, Inc.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

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

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 13. Approval of a New Office Lease Agreement with ATA Airlines, Inc.

Public Works

+ 14. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) and Acceptance of Contract as Complete for the Park Street Sidewalk Project.

+ 15. Approval of Change Order No. 4 (Final) and Acceptance of Contract as Complete for the Construction of Bryan Dairy Road from 72nd Street to U.S. 19.

+ 16. Approval of the Acceptance of Final Completion and Authorization to Release Retainage Monies on the Construction Management Agreement for the Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, Phase I.

+ 17. Approval of the Acquisition of Real Property, Located at 1300 East Tarpon Avenue, Tarpon Springs, for the Keystone Road Capital Improvement Project.

+ 18. Approval of an Award of Bid to Ajax Paving Industries, Inc. for the Municipal Services Taxing Unit Local Road Paving Program 2003 – 2004.

Utilities

+ 19. Approval of the Joint Project Agreement with Tampa Bay Water for Professional Engineering Services for Modifying Capital Improvements at the Hydrogen Sulfide Facility.

+ 20. Approval of a Contract Amendment for Sodium Hydroxide for the Annual Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Cooperative Contract.

+ 21. Approval of Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement for Independent Engineering Services for the Utilities Solid Waste Operations.

+ 22. Approval of the Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey for a Water Resources Investigation.

+ 23. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement for Demolition of the McKay Creek Wastewater Facility, and Authorization to Partially Release Retainage Monies.

+ 24. Approval of Cancellation without Cause of the Contract for Biosolids Services at the South Cross Bayou Facility.

+ 25. Approval of a Sole Source Purchase from Parkson Corporation for Aqua Guard Screen Refurbishment Services.

Other Departments

+ 26. Approval of Authority to Pay for Additional Time in the Senior Management Class of the Florida Retirement System (County Administrator/County Attorney).

+ 27. Approval of an Amendment to the Exempt Pay Plan (County Administrator/Personnel).

+ 28. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Contract with Motorola, Inc. for Radio System Expansion (Emergency Communications).

+ 29. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Agreement for Contract No. AQ167 for Title V Funding for Air Pollution Control in Pinellas County (Environmental Management).

+ 30. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Agreement for Contract No. AQ172 for Air Quality Monitoring in Pinellas County (Environmental Management).

+ 31. Approval of the Amended and Restated Temporary License Agreement with the School Board of Pinellas County (General Services).

+ 32. Approval of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Office Lease Agreement with I & S Associates LLC (General Services).

+ 33. Approval of the Contract with Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A., for the Provision of Medical Examiner Services (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 34. Approval of the Contract with Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A., for the Provision of Forensic Laboratory Services (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 35. Approval of the Service Funding Agreement with Help A Child, Inc. (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 36. Approval of an Award of Bid for Air Conditioning Supplies (Purchasing).

+ 37. Approval of the Fifth Amendment to the Agreement with KPMG, LLP, to Audit Financial Statements and Records (Purchasing/Finance).

None 38. Other Administrative Matters.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 39. Authority for the County Attorney to Defend:

a. Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Justin E. Lee, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-6115-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorneys Fees and Costs and Judgment for Fine and Costs.

b. Household Finance v. Daniel Oliveras, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-4454-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Superior Utilities Lien.

c. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. v. Derrick Pedro, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-6088-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorneys Fees and Costs and Judgment for Fine and Costs.

d. Larry W. Heuple v. Annie Whiting, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-5934-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorneys Fees and Costs and Judgment for Fine and Costs.

e. Phantom of Clearwater, Inc., d/b/a Phantom Fireworks v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-006020-CI-20 – Allegations of Violation of the State Constitution.

+ 40. Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on a Proposed Amending Ordinance
PH 10-7-03 Relating to Street Lighting Districts.

+ 41. Approval of the Execution of Extension of Tolling Agreement for the Eldridge-Wilde Wellfield.

+ 42. Approval of an Amendment to the Nationwide Deferred Compensation Plan.

+ 43. Approval of the Execution of a Partial Release of Judgment against Barbara Ann Douglas a/k/a Barbara Ann Rhymes – Case No. CRC99-23252CFANO.

+ 44. Approval of the Rejection of an Offer to Settle the Case of Richard Dodge v. Pinellas County, Circuit Civil Case No. 03-1016-CI-7.

45. Miscellaneous.
Updates re fireworks injunction and Eight is Enough litigation.


C. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

46. a. Suggestions from peer review of Building Department procedures.

b. Gas tax program schedule, meetings, public hearings.

c. Comments regarding Largo/Pinellas Park annexation mediation.

D. REGULAR AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

+ 47. Approval of Emergency Medical Services Ambulance Service Accounts Receivable Write-Off.

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

48. Miscellaneous.

Commr. Latvala re Pepper Contracting Services working with the community; early morning airport-
related noise in Safety Harbor.
Commr. Harris re dogs chasing school children; water conservation tip; proposed boat race organizer
unable to obtain permits.
Commr. Morroni re Airport Master Plan public information meetings.
Commr. Todd re National Association of Counties’ Urban County Caucus held in Pinellas County.
Commr. Seel re Admin. Spratt to attend Redevelopment Strategies Steering Committee meeting; gas tax
public information meeting schedule; citizen inquiry regarding “Granny Flat” exemption; study/working group regarding light rail. Board approved Commr. Stewart to attend September 11 light rail meeting.

6:30 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

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.

Ray Thorn, Palm Harbor, re Klosterman drainage basin.
Michael Valvo, unincorporated Seminole area, re annexation concerns.
Bonnie McClelland, Seminole, re Yellow Ribbon suicide prevention week.
John Terry, Largo, re St. Paul’s School restoration project.
Marcia L Gordon, M.D., Largo, re St. Paul’s School encroachment on creek.

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.

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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

+ 49. Adoption of Final Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Millage Rates and Budgets.

+ 50. Petition to Vacate Submitted by James W. and Roxanne E. Smith for a 3.8 Foot by 35.4 Foot Portion of a 10.0 Foot Wide Utility Easement on Lot 82, Orangepointe Unit II, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 31, Township 27 South, Range 16 East.

+ 51. Proposed Resolution Establishing an Interruptible Reclaimed Water Rate.

+ 52. Proposed Ordinance Adopting the 2003 Flood Insurance Rate Maps.

+ 53. Proposed Ordinance Creating a Vessel Exclusion Zone for Three Areas in the Waters Surrounding Fort DeSoto Park.

+ 54. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Regulation Establishing Uniform Hours of the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages and Providing for a Special Event Exemption.

+ 55. Proposed Ordinance Providing for Permitting of Special Event Permits for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages.

7:30 P.M. ADJOURNMENT