|AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting||Pinellas County|
|Board of County Commissioners (BCC)|
|3:00 P.M.||September 21, 2004|
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America
Update re beach renourishment efforts.
b. WorkNet Pinellas, A Component Unit of Pinellas County, Florida, Basic Financial Statements and Reports as Required by OMB Circular A-133, for the Year Ended September 30, 2003 (with Independent Auditors’ Report Thereon).
11. Approval of the Ratification of a Grant Agreement with the United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for Dune Walkovers at Fort DeSoto Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure).
15. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement for Production Print System Maintenance with, and Change of Corporate Identity from, Heidelberg, USA Inc. to Nexpress Solutions, Inc. (Purchasing/Information Technology).
B. REGULAR AGENDA
17. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Item No. 9 – scrivener's error corrected.
Item No. 14 – amendments Nos. 32 – 36 approved; amendment No. 37 deleted.
18. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Pneumatic Concrete Co., Inc. for Repairs to Tierra Verde Bridges and Fort DeSoto Gulf Pier.
19. Approval of the Installation of a Four-Way Stop Condition at the Intersection of 40th Street North and 42nd Avenue North and a Three- Way Stop Condition at the Intersection of 40th Street North and 44th Avenue North.
20. Approval of the Installation of Three Multi-Way Stop Traffic Controls along 58th Avenue North at the Intersections of 44th Street North, 42nd Street North and 37th Street North.
21. Approval of Amendment No. 7 and Releases of Final Payment and Retainage Regarding the Consolidated Management Agreement with Wheelabrator Pinellas Inc. for Operation and Maintenance of the Refuse to Energy Plant.
22. Approval of an Agreement with Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell and Dunbar, P.A. for State Governmental Representation (County Administrator).
23. Approval of an Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2004 Contract with Schuch-Beckers Touristic Services GmbH for International Sales (Convention and Visitors Bureau).
24. Approval of Amendments to the Fiscal Year 2005 Contracts with KGM Marketing, Schuch-Beckers Touristic Services GmbH, and TTM International Ltd. for International Sales (Convention and Visitors Bureau).
25. Adoption of a Resolution Regarding the Signing of Catering Licenses (Culture, Education, and Leisure).
26. Adoption of a Resolution Regarding a Community-Wide Local Mitigation Strategy (Emergency Management).
27. Adoption of a Resolution Requesting Inclusion of County Beach Erosion Control in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Beaches and Wetland Resources Beach Management Program Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Long-Range Budget Plan (Environmental Management).
28. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Tarpon Ridge, Inc. for the Sheriff’s Child Protection Investigation Division (General Services).
29. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with CRT Properties Inc. for the Sheriff’s Child Protection Investigation Division (General Services).
30. Approval of a First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with I and S Associates, LLC, d/b/a Plaza 300 Associates, LLC, for the Sheriff’s Child Protection Investigation Division (General Services).
31. Approval of a Sublease with WESTAT, Inc. and Consent to Sublease with Highwoods/Florida Holdings, L.P., Highwoods Properties, Inc., for the Tax Collector (General Services).
32. Approval of the Master Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Agreement and Recommendations for Funding Local Agencies (Human Services).
33. Approval of an Amendment to the Health Care Administration Services Agreement with Comprehensive Health Management, Inc., f/k/a Wellcare HMO, Inc. and Renewal of Three Dental Services Agreements (Human Services).
34. Approval of a Service Funding Agreement with 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. for Provision of Community Services (Human Services).
35. Approval of a Service Funding Agreement with Community Action Stops Abuse, Inc., d/b/a CASA of Pinellas County, for Provision of Community Services (Human Services).
36. Approval of a Service Funding Agreement with Religious Community Services, Inc., The Haven, for Provision of Community Services (Human Services).
37. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund for Three Grants for the Department of Culture, Education, and Leisure (Management and Budget).
38. Approval of the Fiscal Year 2005 Governmental Fee Schedule (Management and Budget).
39. Approval of the License Agreement with Hillsborough County and the Gandy Bridge and Friendship Trail Corporation and Adoption of a Resolution for the “Bricks Across the Bay” Fundraising Program (Planning/Culture, Education, and Leisure).
40. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of Section 6-47(a) for the Taste of Palm Harbor Fundraising Event (Planning).
41. Approval of an Award of Bid to Florida Rock Industries, Inc. for Concrete Ready Mix Cooperative (Purchasing).
42. Approval of an Award of Bid to Verizon Florida, Inc. for Logging Recorder Systems (Emergency Communications).
43. Approval of the First Option of Renewal with Safeguard Health Plans, Inc., f/k/a Paramount Dental Plan, Inc., and Change of Corporate Identity (Purchasing/Personnel).
44. Approval of the Cancellation without Cause of the Benefits Consulting Services Contract with AON Consulting (Purchasing/Personnel).
45. Other Administrative Matters.
a. Approval of an Application for Federal Assistance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Air Pollution Control Fiscal Year 2005 Grant Funding (Environmental Management).
b. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement relating to intergovernmental cooperation for effective post-disaster debris management and debris site monitoring with the City of Clearwater.
c. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement relating to intergovernmental cooperation for effective post-disaster debris management and debris site monitoring with the City of Dunedin.
46. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Defend:
a. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Linda S. Steele, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-6095-CI-020 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.
b. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. John Taylor, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-6213-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs and a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.
47. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to File a Civil Action against Pine Ridge at Lake Tarpon Village I (“Pine Ridge”) on Behalf of the Office of Human Rights to Address Issues of General Public Importance Related to Pine Ridge’s Pattern or Practice of Engaging in Familial Status Discrimination in Housing.
48. Approval of an Offer of Settlement in the Case of State v. Elliot Campbell – Bail Bonds – Case No. CRC02-04261CFANO, etc.
09/30/04 a. Authority to pursue a public hearing before the Florida Department of Environmental Protection relating to establishment of rules relating to total maximum daily loads.
as amended b. Resolution adopted repealing 1983 resolution re government access channel
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
50. Approval of a Lease Agreement with the University of South Florida, Small Business Development Center at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.
D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS
Update report re mutual aid rendered to State
of Florida hurricane victims.
b. Update report re Countywide Planning Authority and the Pinellas Planning Council Memorandum of Understanding draft, and upcoming joint meeting.
E. COUNTY COMMISSION
52. a. Appointment of Lara Shane to the Educational Facilities Authority.
|Commr. Welch -||announced his re-election as Chairman of Information Technology Board (ITB) and appointment to National Associations of Counties' IT committee; update re ITB interlocal agreement; and noted the departure of ITB members Karleen F. De Blaker, Clerk of Court and Commissioner Todd.|
|Commr. Stewart -||transportation task force workshop and Pinellas Assembly meeting; Mr. Spratt to coordinate with Commissioner Seel re informing mayors of workshop date; persons 65 years of age or over to receive retroactive 50 percent discount on boat trailer parking fee.|
|Commr. Seel -||
Pinellas Assembly Coordinating Council met today with positive results, update meeting to be scheduled; requested consensus to send letter to legislative delegation re Florida Department of Transportation funding concerns, and no objections were noted.
|Commr. Morroni -||requested discussion re taxi licensing requirements, workshop to be scheduled; met with Indian Rocks Beach City Commission; input by Attorney Churuti re Pinellas Suncoast Fire District issue.|
|Commr. Harris -||water conservation tip re water restrictions.|
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.
Don Yuva, Palm Harbor, re boat/trailer parking fees.
Jo An Totty, Palm Harbor, re road right-of-way.
Bob Kersteen, St. Petersburg, re BMX Group.
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.
SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC
53. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Edward J. and Charlotte Covel for the South 2.50 Feet of the North 7.50 Feet of the East 95.50 Feet of Lot 4, Block 13, Oakhurst Acres, 3rd Addition, Located in Section 18, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.
54. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Dennis W. and Debra L. Jones for the West 41.50 Feet of the East 48.50 Feet of the South Two Feet of the North 10 Feet of Lot 25, Block 5, in Bay Hills Subdivision, 3rd Addition, Located in Section 18, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.
55. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Larry and Dixie L. Register for the 10.00 Foot Wide Drainage and Utility Easement Being the Westerly 10.00 Feet of Lot 2, Block C, Hidden Lake, Located in Section 35, Township 27 South, Range 15 East.
CITIZENS TO BE HEARD (CONTINUED)
Rick Burton, Palm Harbor, re parks grant program.
SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC56. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 2-62 of the Pinellas County Code Relating to the Approval Authority of the County Administrator.
as amended 57. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 2-176 et seq. of the Pinellas County Code Relating to Purchasing.
58. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:
Application of The Garden Group, Inc. through Paul M. McMullen, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District on Approximately 0.27 Acre on the Northeast Corner of Seminole Boulevard and 119th Avenue North.
Application of Dale Stillwagon, Sr. through Andrew Sirianni, The Krauss Group, Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to CP-1, Commercial Parkway and a Change of Land Use from Industrial Limited to Residential/Office/Retail on Approximately 2.13 Acres on the North Side of Ulmerton Road, 155 Feet East of 10th Street North.
Application of Palm Harbor Montessori Academy, c/o Christine Varkas, through Housh Ghovaee, Northside Engineering Services, Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to IL Institutional Limited on Approximately 4.68 Acres on the North Side of Nebraska Avenue, 825 Feet West of U.S. Highway 19.
Application of Mark Comerford and Ernesto Encinosa through Mark Comerford, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from R-2, Single Family Residential to RR, Rural Residential on Approximately 0.70 Acre on the South Side of 126th Avenue North, 193 Feet East of 92nd Way North.
59. Adoption of the Final Millages and Budgets for Fiscal Year 2004-2005 (Second Public Hearing).
ADJOURNMENT – 8:00 P.M.