Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date September 19, 2006 * 3:09 p.m.






Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn


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




approved 1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 1, 2006

approved 2. Reports – None

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 7637-06 and 7643-06 Adopted August 3, 2006, Annexing Certain Property

b. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Five Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held September 14, 2006

c. Town of Redington Shores Resolution No. 20-06 Adopted August 8, 2006, Supporting Extension of the Penny for Pinellas One-Cent Local Government Infrastructure Surtax

d. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard Public Notices Nos. 16-06 and 17-06 Regarding Temporary Final Rule Changes to the Pinellas Bayway Structure "E" (State Road 679) and Welch Causeway (State Road 699) Bridges, Respectively



approved 5. Approval of an Award of Bid to Four Vendors for Motor Vehicles Lease or Rental Services for Airport Concessions

Public Works

approved 6. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Engineering Consulting Services for Belcher Road (71st Street North) from 38th Avenue North to 54th Avenue North

approved 7. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

a. Subaqueous Services, Inc. for Sutherland Bayou Maintenance Dredging Phase I

b. Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. for Lighthouse Creek Outfall Drainage Improvement

approved 8. Approval of Change Order No. 4 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Bayshore Construction, Inc. for Boardwalk Construction (Various Locations)

approved 9. Approval of a Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for Curlew Creek Channel “A” Improvements from Republic Drive to Belcher Road

approved 10. Approval of County Incentive Grant Program Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for Belcher Road from Alderman Road to Klosterman Road


approved 11. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Engineering Consultant Services for Asset Management Planning and Implementation

approved 12. Approval of an Award of Bid to Backflow Apparatus & Value, d/b/a Bavco, and Ferguson Waterworks for Backflow Prevention Devices

Other Departments

approved 13. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

approved 14. Approval of Amendment No. 5 to the Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Sand Key Beach Restoration (Environmental Management)

See Item No. 17 15. Approval of an Award of Bid to 16 Contractors for Temporary Contract Staffing Resources (Information Systems)

approved 16. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment Surplus and Authorize its Sale (Purchasing)

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17. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
approved Item No. 15 pulled from Consent for separate vote; no discussion.



approved 18. Approval of a Contract with the United States Coast Guard for Fire Truck Services for Aircraft Rescue, Fire Fighting Services, Security Ground Guard Services, and Fuel Storage Facilities

approved 19. Approval of the First Amendment to Office Lease Agreement with Quantem Aviation Services, Inc.

approved 20. Approval of Addendum No. 1 to the Interlocal Agreement with the Pinellas County Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services

approved 21. Approval of an Agreement of Understanding for the Assignment and Restatement of Lease Agreements with Sunplex Operating Associates, Limited Partnership and Meridian-HRCF Sunplex, LLC (Meridian), and Approval of Four Restated Ground Lease Agreements with Renewal Options with Meridian

Public Works

approved 22. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Improved Real Property at 6165 Haines Road for the Haines Road (County Road 691) Project from U.S. Highway 19 to Interstate 275

approved 23. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement with Purvis Curbs Corporation for Annual Countywide Sidewalk and Americans with Disabilities Act Ramp Repair and Replacement for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006-2007

approved 24. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Ayers Associates, Inc. for Keystone Road (County Road 582) from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road

approved 25. Approval of an Agreement with E.C. Driver & Associates, Inc. for Construction Engineering and Inspection Professional Engineering Services for the Belleair Beach Causeway Bridges Replacement Project

approved 26. Approval of a Traffic Signal Installation at the Intersection of 58th Street North and 150th Avenue North (County Road 406)


approved 27. Approval of an Award of Bid to Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. for City/County Reclaimed Water Interconnect Pipeline Rebid

approved 28. Approval of an Award of Bid to PCL Civil Constructors, Inc. for City/County Reclaimed Water Interconnect Pipeline Pump Station and Storage Tank Rebid

approved 29. Approval of the First Amendment to the Service Agreement with Synagro-WWT, Inc. for Sludge Dryer and Pelletizing Project Retroactive to April 24, 2006 (Deferred from August 22, 2006, BCC Agenda)

Other Departments

approved 30. Approval of the FY 2007 International Marketing Representative Agreements with TTM International, LTD, and Schuch-Beckers Tourtistic Services GmbH (Convention & Visitors Bureau)

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code for Expenses Related to the Hiring Process for a New Facilities Management Department Director and a New St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Director (County Administrator)

approved 32. Approval of a Cancellation of Purchase Authorization with Exeter Architectural Products, Inc. for Hardening of Annex Building (General Services)

approved 33. Approval of Transfer of General Services Records Management Division Personnel and Functions to the Clerk of the Circuit Court (General Services)

approved 34. Approval of the Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with the State of Florida, Department of Juvenile Justice for Office Space (General Services)

approved 35. Approval of Emergency Funding for the Visitation Center Program by Community Action Stops Abuse, Inc. (Human Services)

approved 36. Approval of a Contract with Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A. for Medical Examiner Services (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 37. Approval of a Contract with Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., P.A. for Laboratory Services

approved 38. Approval of the FY 2007 Schedule of Fees for Non-Proprietary (Governmental) Departments Effective October 1, 2006 (Management and Budget)

approved 39. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of Section 6-47(a), Pinellas County Code for the Taste of Palm Harbor Event in Historic Downtown Palm Harbor (Planning)

approved 40. Other Administrative Matters
Approval of the conversion of the former PSTA Maintenance Building to temporary inmate housing – 14840 49th Street North, Clearwater, Florida


approved 41. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Corey D. Reneau, f/k/a Corey D. Keller v. Jim Coats, Individually, and as the Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-005762-CI-008 – Incident Involving a Motor Vehicle Accident

b. CitiMortgage, Inc. v. Trudy Cloud, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-
6140-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage

c. Midfirst Bank v. Hilda Rivas and Jose Rivas, et al - Circuit Civil
Case No. 06-5980-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage

approved 42. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Jim Coats, as Sheriff of Pinellas County v. Trisha L. Dunning – Negligence Involving a Stolen Vehicle

approved 43. Approval of Authority to Request that the Florida Association of Counties Intervene in the Case of St. John’s Riverkeeper, Inc. v. USEPA – U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida – Case No. 4:06-cv-00332-SPM-WCS

approved 44. Approval of Authority to Defend Interests of Pinellas County in a Formal Administrative Proceeding: Carillon Property Owners Association, Inc. and Carillon Property Owners’ Association II, Inc. v. Pinellas County Utilities, Department of Solid Waste Operations and FDEP; File No. SWD/52/46742

approved 45. Miscellaneous
Waiver of Conflict of Interest for County Attorney to represent more than one party in the matter of City of Pinellas Park versus Deborah Clark, Supervisor of Elections.

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approved 46. Adoption of a Resolution to Amend and Reissue $5,500,000.00 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Revenue Bonds (EuroBake Project), Series 2005 as Taxable Bonds


approved 47. Approval of a Continuing Medical Education Agreement with St. Petersburg College on a Sole Source Basis

approved 48. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with Paramedics Plus, L.L.C. for Ambulance Services


approved 49. Approval of Time Extensions and First Amendments to Agreements with Three Agencies for Drug Court Treatment

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50. Status report on Palm Harbor Resort acquisition.



51. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Harris presented water conservation and consumer tips.
b. Commissioner Morroni moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried, that Chrystal C. Holmes be reappointed to the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Board of Directors; moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried, that Commissioners Duncan, Latvala, Seel, and Welch be appointed to the Health and Human Services Coordinating Council Policy Board.
c. Commissioner Seel inquired whether the Board should discuss the recent Court decision regarding annexation. Attorney Churuti advised that a final judgment is yet to be received; and provided an update regarding a parallel case in Palm Beach County.
d. Commissioner Stewart provided an update regarding the Gulf Boulevard Improvement Project; and Joseph A. De Moss, Public Works, and Administrator Spratt provided input. Moved, seconded by Commissioner Latvala, that authorization of funding for design and construction of underground conduit in the City of Indian Rocks Beach be rescinded; motion failed.
e. Chairman Welch congratulated Airport staff on the service contract with Allegiant Air; reminded the Board of the September 25 joint meeting with the School Board and reviewed topics to be discussed.

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6:31 P.M.

H. Patrick Wheeler, Palm Harbor, re item on list for Penny for Pinellas
Jane Murphy, Redington Beach, re insurance
Margaret A. Magno, St. Petersburg, re rate and availability of insurance
Anastasia Cronin, Clearwater, re insurance and tax increases
Woodrow Wilson Meeks Jr., St. Petersburg, re water for fire


approved 52. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Rolando and Maria Suazo for a Portion of an Easement in the Cumberland Park 1st Addition Subdivision

approved 53. Petition to Vacate Submitted by James A. and Mary C. Dolan for a Portion of a Utility Easement in the Boca Ciega Ridge 5th Addition, Unit One Subdivision

approved 54. Proposed Interlocal Agreement with the City of Madeira Beach for the Purchase of its Wastewater Collection System

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

temporarily deferred 10/24/06 a. Q Z/LU-13-10-05 (to be Continued to October 24, 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

approved b. Q CU-1-7-06
Application of East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District, in Care of Jeff Malzone, Fire Chief, for a Conditional Use to Permit the Expansion of an Existing Fire Station with a 10-Foot Setback from the North Property Line Where a 25-Foot Setback is Required on Approximately 4 Acres Located on the East Side of Tarpon Lake Boulevard, Approximately 500 Feet South of Village Center Drive, with an Address of 3375 Tarpon Lake Boulevard

approved c. Q CU-2-7-06
Application of Quality Holdings of Florida, Inc. through Timothy A. Johnson, Jr., Esquire, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Representative, for a Conditional Use to Permit a Modification of a Previously Approved Conditional Use Case to Allow the Existing Emergency Veterinary Clinic to be Open 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week on Approximately 2 Acres of Land Located on the North Side of Keystone Road Approximately 300 Feet West of Meadows Drive, Tarpon Springs

temporarily deferred 10/10/06 56. Proposed Resolution Approving the Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Community Redevelopment Plan for the City of Largo (to be Temporarily Deferred to October 10, 2006, BCC Meeting)

temporarily deferred 10/10/06 57. Proposed Ordinance Relating to Curtailment of Sale of Drug Paraphernalia (Second Public Hearing) (to be Temporarily Deferred to October 10, 2006, BCC Meeting)

approved 58. Proposed Resolutions to Adopt Tentative Millages and Budgets for FY 2006-2007 (Second Public Hearing)


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