Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results

Meeting Date October 4, 2005 * 9:33 a.m.






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Any Person Wishing to Speak at This Time, Excluding Non-Public Hearing Items on the Agenda or Issues Previously Acted on by the BCC, 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 Chair Will Call Each Speaker, One by One, to the Podium to be Heard. Each Speaker May Speak up to Three (3) Minutes.
Sarah Lyons, St. Petersburg, re harassment by dog and neighbor. Assistant County Administrator Elithia V. Stanfield directed to meet with Ms. Lyons re her concerns. (See Agenda Item No. 41)


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 BCC in Conducting Public Hearings is to Have a Staff Presentation Followed by the Applicant Presenting the Specific Proposal. The BCC 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 BCC 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.


approved 1. Proposed Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Resolution for Issuance of Not to Exceed $5,000,000 in Pinellas County Educational Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds (St. Paul’s School Project), Series 2005.


Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water and Navigation Control Authority that all Persons Giving Testimony on Matters Relating to Application for Dredge, Fill, or Dock Permits do so Under Oath. If You Wish to Make Statements or Give Testimony Concerning Any of the Water and Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

approved 2. Dredge and Fill Application DF1624-05 Submitted by Al Cowan/S.I.D. Holdings, LLC, 17715 Gulf Boulevard, Boca Ciega Bay, Redington Shores.

approved 3. Multi-Use Private Dock Application M35538-05 Submitted by Steve Page/Redington Shores Estates Development, LLC, 17715 Gulf Boulevard, Boca Ciega Bay, Redington Shores.

approved 4. Multi-Use Private Dock Application M35861-05 Submitted by Bay Harbor, LLC/Mark Newkirk, 600, 606 and 612 Bayway Boulevard, Clearwater Harbor, Clearwater.

approved 5. Dredge and Fill Application DF1609-05 Submitted by Joseph H. Fishman, 18 Ambleside Drive, Clearwater Harbor, Belleair.

approved 6. Private Dock Application P32140-02/Revised-A Submitted by Janice Foster Living Trust, 403 Buttonwood Lane, Clearwater Harbor, Largo.

approved 7. Dredge and Fill Application DF1646-05 Submitted by Cornerstone Investments, Inc., Lot 17, 140th Avenue, Boca Ciega Bay, Madeira Beach.


Consideration of the Following Proposals to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:



approved a. Case CW 05-38 – Dunedin.
0.9 Acre Located at 1615 Brady Drive, Approximately 700 Feet West of County Road 1 from Residential Urban to Residential Low.

approved b. Case CW 05-39 – Pinellas Park.
4.6 Acres Located at 6315 62nd Avenue North, Approximately 700 Feet West of 62nd Street North from Residential Suburban, Preservation, and Residential Urban to Residential Urban and Preservation.

approved c. Case CW 05-40 – Clearwater.
0.7 Acre Located on the East Side of Fernwood Avenue, Approximately 200 Feet South of Drew Street from Institutional to Residential Medium.

approved d. Case CW 05-41 – Pinellas County.
0.2 Acre Located at 10706 115th Avenue North, Approximately 100 Feet West of Seminole Boulevard from Residential Low to Residential/Office Limited.

approved e. Case CW 05-48 – Safety Harbor.
2.6 Acres Located at the Northwest Corner of Main Street and Oak Avenue from Residential Suburban, Residential Low and a Resort Facilities Overlay to Residential Urban.

temporarily deferred 11-1-05 f. Case CW 05-49 – Tarpon Springs (to be Continued to November 1, 2005, CPA Meeting).
9.3 Acres Located at the Northwest Corner of U.S. Alternate 19 and Rainville Road from Industrial Limited and Water to Residential Low Medium.



approved a. Case CW 05-43 – Pinellas County.
1.9 Acres Located at 10814 Navajo Drive from Commercial General to Residential Low Medium.

approved b. Case CW 05-44 – Pinellas County.
8.7 Acres Located at the Southwest Corner of 40th Street North and 132nd Avenue North, Approximately 700 Feet South of Ulmerton Road from Industrial Limited to Industrial General.

approved c. Case CW 05-45 – Pinellas County.
15.5 Acres Located on the South Side of 62nd Avenue North, Approximately 335 Feet West of 49th Street North from Residential/Office General to Institutional.

approved d. Case CW 05-46 – Pinellas County.
0.2 Acre Located at the Northeast Corner of Belcher Road and Curlew Road from Residential Urban to Residential/Office Limited.

approved e. Case CW 05-47 – Safety Harbor.
1.8 Acres Located at 3145 McMullen Booth Road from Institutional to Residential/Office Limited.

approved f. Case CW 05-50 – Clearwater.
0.5 Acre Located at the Northwest Corner of Sunnydale Boulevard and Belcher Road from Industrial Limited to Commercial General.

approved g. Case CW 05-51 – Clearwater.
1.6 Acres Located at 1834 Belcher Road from Industrial Limited to Commercial General.



approved 10. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 16, 2005.

approved 11. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2005-11 Dated August 25, 2005 Regarding Audit of Risk Management - Self Insurance Claims.

b. Pinellas County Arts Council Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2006 Dated August 18, 2005.

c. Dock Fee Reports for Months of June and July 2005.

d. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005.

approved 12. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 13. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Customer Meetings Regarding Petition for Approval of Temporary Fuel Clause Additive Charge Effective January 1, 2008, by Florida Public Utilities Company.

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7486-05 through 7488-05, 7521-05 through 7523-05, 7527-05 through 7532-05, and 7534-05 through 7536-05; Public Hearings to be Held November 3, 2005.

c. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Four Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held September 22, 2005.

d. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Annexation of Certain Property; Public Hearing Held September 1, 2005.

e. City of Madeira Beach Resolution No. 05.17 Adopted May 24, 2005 Supporting the Concept of a Wireless Network for the Pinellas Barrier Islands.

f. Town of North Redington Beach Resolution No. 2005-108 Adopted August 11, 2005 Supporting the Fifth Cent Tourist Development Tax Dedicated Exclusively to Promoting and Advertising Tourism.

g. Resolutions Opposing Any Modification to Florida Law that Would Weaken Local Fire Protection Governance or Change the Current Fire Based Paramedic First Response:

1. City of Tarpon Springs No. 2005-45 Adopted August 16, 2005.

2. Palm Harbor Special Fire Control and Rescue District No. 05-01 Adopted August 17, 2005.

h. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 10 Dated July 28, 2005, and Financial Statement for the Month of July 2005.

i. Correspondence from Paradyne/Zhone Technologies, Inc. Regarding Notification of Layoffs, Pursuant to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

j. Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Fiscal Year 2006 Board Meeting Calendar and a Map Depicting the District’s Boundaries as Required by Florida Statute Chapter 189.417.


Public Works

approved 14. Approval of Releases of Surety and Recordation of Drainage Easement.


approved 15. Approval of Change Orders No. 1 Final and Releases of Retainage with:

a. Wharton-Smith, Inc. for North Booster Station Water Storage Tank Modifications.

b. Baker Construction Services, Inc. for South Cross Boardwalk and Outfall Containment Cover.

approved 16. Approval of an Award of Bid to Cornerstone Businesses, Inc. for 24-Inch and 16-Inch Subaqueous Water Main Replacements on Welch Causeway (State Road 666).

Other Departments

See Item No. 23 17. Adoption of Resolutions Authorizing Annual Expenditures of Public Funds Pursuant to Ordinance No. 00-16 for (Communications):

a. Honoraria and Related Items.

b. Promotional Items, Appreciation Materials, and Related Goods.

approved 18. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessments of Lien against Land Cleared (Environmental Management).

approved 19. Approval of an Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program Award from the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for Equal Reimbursement of Incarceration Costs with the City of St. Petersburg (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 20. Approval of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment No. 31 (Management and Budget).


Countywide Planning Authority

See Item No. 23 21. Approval of Receipt and File of a Recorded Development Agreement with Hubert Rutland, LLC and the City of St. Petersburg.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority

approved 22. Approval of Appointments to the EMS Medical Control Board.


23. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Agenda Item No. 21 temporarily deferred to meeting of November 1, 2005.
Agenda Items Nos. 17a and 17b discussed and approved. Commissioner Seel requests to be informed of any changes in allocations.


Public Works

approved 24. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 8642 Starkey Road for the Park Street/Starkey Road Improvement Project from Tyrone Boulevard to Bryan Dairy Road.

approved 25. Approval of the First Amendment to Contract with Vila & Son Landscaping Corporation for the Landscape, Installation, and Related Maintenance of Belcher Road from Palmetto Street to Main Street and from Curlew Road to Tampa Road.

approved 26. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Parks Planning Services with Glatting Jackson Kercher Anglin Lopez Rinehart, Inc. for the Parks System Master Plan.

approved 27. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with HDR Engineering, Inc. (HDR) for Eagle Lake Park General Development.

approved 28. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with HDR for the Belleair Causeway Bridge Replacements.

Other Departments

approved 29. Approval of an Amendment to the Agreement with Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell, LLP for Advertising and Promotional Services (Convention and Visitors Bureau).

approved 30. Approval of Agreements for Ongoing Mechanical/Electrical Professional Engineering Services with Long & Associates, Inc., Hahn Engineering, Inc., and TLC Engineering for Architecture at the Young – Rainey STAR Center and Other County Departments (Economic Development).

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve Project A5062134176 as a Qualified Applicant and Identify Sources of Local County Financial Support for Participation in the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Year(s) 2006-2010 (Economic Development).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve the National Incident Management System (Emergency Management).

approved public hearing 11-15-05 33. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing Regarding Re- Adoption of an Air Quality Ordinance (Environmental Management).

approved 34. Approval of Amendments to the City of St. Petersburg’s Dome Industrial Park Pilot Project Community Redevelopment Plan (Planning) (Companion Agenda Item No. 35).

approved 35. Approval of Delegation of Redevelopment Authority and Limited Powers to the City of St. Petersburg to Establish a Dome Industrial Park Community Redevelopment Area (Planning) (Companion Agenda Item No. 34).

None 36. Other Administrative Matters.


approved 37. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of Estancia Townes Homeowners Association Inc. v. Kelly Hall, et al - County Civil Case No. 05-8456-CO-41 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Other Reclaimed Water Services.

approved 38. Approval of Authority to File Declaratory Judgment and Quiet Title Action against Belleair Yacht Corporation.

approved 39. Approval of Contract for Legal Services with Thompson, Sizemore & Gonzalez in the Matter of Estate of Larry D. Germonprez, Deceased v. Pinellas County, et al. - Circuit Civil Case No. 05-1770-CI-11 as Removed to U.S. District Case No. 8:05–CV–735–T–23TBM.

approved 40. Approval of Settlement in the Case of William Logan v. Pinellas County Government – Workers’ Compensation D/A: 11/5/98.

41. Miscellaneous.

Attorney Churuti reports follow-up under today’s “Citizens to be Heard” agenda item - code enforcement officer sent to subject property on September 26; another officer will be sent out today re two potential violations ref failure to obtain a license and fencing issue.



approved 42. Approval of the Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with First Advantage Corporation at the Young – Rainey STAR Center.


approved concept approved 43. Presentation of Overview, Justification, and Request for a March 2006 Referendum and Millage Increase.


approved concept approved 44. Presentation of Overview, Justification, and Request for a March 2006 Referendum and Millage Increase.


temporarily deferred 10-18-05 45. Status of Mobile Home Park Relocation Assistance Program.

Update re hurricane preparedness and meeting of Area Emergency Responder Agencies last week; input provided by Emergency Management Director Gary W. Vickers and Kay Norred, Communications Specialist.


46. Miscellaneous.

approved Appointment of Commissioner Welch’s nominations of Julie Scales and Clearwater Neighborhood Coalition to fill final two slots on Drug Paraphernalia Task Force approved.

Commr. Seel notes she is part of walking challenge.
Commr. Stewart update re Big-C meeting of beach communities held last week re Gulf Boulevard; update re recent meeting of Statewide Transportation Impact Fee Task Force.

approved Chairman Morroni’s appointments to Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB) approved.


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