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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:33 A.M. October 5, 2004

RESULTS KEY
Approved approved
Denied denied
Temporarily Deferred temporarily deferred
Public Hearing public hearing
 Withdrawn withdrawn

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INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

A. 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.

Jo An Totty, Palm Harbor, re Palm Harbor.
Bill Reed, St. Petersburg, re resolution on the Patriot Act – Pinellas Safe and Free.
Dwight Lawton, St. Petersburg, re resolution on the Patriot Act – Pinellas Safe and Free.


B. 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.

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY
Consideration of the Following Proposals to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:
SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

1.

approved a. Case No. CW 04-41 - Pinellas County.
Location - 0.9-Acre Parcel Located Generally on the South Side of Gandy Boulevard, 1,544 Feet East of San Fernando Boulevard North, Proposed to be Amended from Commercial Recreation to Commercial General.

approved b. Case No. CW 04-46 - Town of Redington Shores.
Location - 0.2-Acre Parcel Located at 17720 Gulf Boulevard, f/k/a the Suncoaster Motel, on the West Side of Gulf Boulevard, Midway between 177th Terrace West and 177th Avenue West, Proposed to be Amended from Residential High to Residential/Office/Retail.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

approved 2.

a. Case No. CW 04-40 - Pinellas County.
Location - 18.4-Acre Site Generally Located at the Northeast Corner of 134th Avenue North and Pine Street, Proposed to be Amended from Residential Low to Residential Urban.

approved b. Case No. CW 04-42 - Pinellas County.
Location - 5.2-Acre Site Located on the East Side of 66th Street, 180 Feet North of 126th Avenue North, Proposed to be Amended from Commercial General to Residential Medium.

approved c. Case No. CW 04-43 - Pinellas Park.
Location - 5.8-Acre Site Generally Located on the West Side of U.S. Highway 19 North, Approximately 950 Feet North of 110th Avenue North, Proposed to be Amended from Residential Medium to Residential/Office General.

approved d. Case No. CW 04-44 - Seminole.
Location - 0.7-Acre Site Located on the North Side of Bay Pines Boulevard, Approximately 1,100 Feet West of 100th Way North, Proposed to be Amended from Commercial General to Residential Medium.

WATER AND NAVIGATION
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 3. Multi-Use Dock Application M34321-04/Revised Submitted by H. Gregg Nicklaus, Florida Inc., Boca Sands Condominiums, 5301 and 5351 Gulf Boulevard, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Pete Beach.

approved 4. Multi-Use Dock Application M34172-04/Revised Submitted by Kevin Bessolo, AIA – Bella Grande, LLC, 5353 Gulf Boulevard, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Pete Beach.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

temporarily deferred 11/02/04 5. Proposed Resolution Regarding the Initial Assessment Roll for Road and Drainage Improvements to 20th Avenue Southeast from Lake Avenue East to Starkey Road.


C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 6. Approval of Minutes of:

a. Regular Meeting of September 7, 2004 and Special Session of September 10, 2004.

b. Correction to Minutes of August 24, 2004 – Under Item No. 9, Justice and Consumer Services, the Amount of the Grant Application with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for Intoxilyzer 8000, Phase II, for the Sheriff, should be $94,500.00.

approved 7. Reports:

a. Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2004-05 (Florida Statute 218.35).

b. Investment Report for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2004.

approved 8. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 9. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing

a. Pinellas County Arts Council Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2005 Dated August 17, 2004.

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

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Two Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held September 23, 2004.

d. Correspondence from Town of Redington Shores Regarding One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing to be Held October 7, 2004.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Utilities

approved 10. Approval of an Award of Bid to Brandes Design-Build, Inc. for Logan Station Water Storage Tank Modifications.
See Item No. 13.

Other Departments

approved 11. Approval of an Award of Proposal with Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell for Advertising and Promotional Services (Convention and Visitors Bureau).
See Item No. 13.

approved 12. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 37 through 41 for Fiscal Year 2004 (Management and Budget).


D. REGULAR AGENDA

13. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

a. Re Agenda Item No. 10, Commissioner Seel asked that a running tally be kept of the cost for the changes made to the pipe system.
b. Re Agenda Item No. 11 and responding to query by Commissioner Seel, CVB Executive Director Carole Ketterhagen, Director of Purchasing Joseph Lauro, and Chuck Southworth and Hugh O’Connell, Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell, provided input.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Dedicating Certain Portions of County-Owned Property as Public Road Right-of-Way for Belcher Road and Nebraska Avenue.

Utilities

approved 15. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Consultant Services Agreement with Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. for the Town of Belleair Wastewater System Acquisition.

approved 16. Approval of an Agreement with SCS Engineers, Inc. for Independent Consulting Engineering Services for the Solid Waste Landfill and Other Related Ancillary Facilities.

Other Departments

approved 17. Approval of the Agreement with the Estate of Clemmie Robinson for the Purchase of an Improved Parcel within the Dansville Redevelopment Area (Community Development).

approved 18. Approval of the Master Homeless Initiative Funding Agreement and Recommendation for Funding Various Local Social Service Agencies (Human Services).

approved 19. Approval of the Master Social Action Funding Agreement and Recommendation for Funding Various Social Service Agencies (Human Services).

approved 20. Approval of the Funding Recommendations with Community Development for Emergency Shelter Grant Projects with Local Social Service Agencies (Human Services).

approved 21. Approval of a First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with I & S Associates, LLC, d/b/a Plaza 300 Associates, LLC, for the Sheriff’s Child Protection Investigation Division (General Services).

approved 22. Approval of the Acceptance of the Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Recommendation Regarding a Proposed Amendment to the Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance (Planning).

approved 23. Consideration of the Proposed Membership of the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Board (Planning).
Motion to send the matter back to the Transit Governance Task Force for prioritization of issues.

approved 24. Approval of an Award of Bid for Fertilizer to Various Suppliers (Purchasing).

25. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Approval of plat for Home Depot Largo; acceptance of special warranty deed for road right-of-way re Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.
approved b. Approval of contract for acquisition of property from Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA).
approved c. Proposed resolution waiving building permit fees for the repair of hurricane damage.
approved d. Approval of the ranking of firms and authorization of staff to negotiate a contract with the number one ranked firm for Strategic Plan for County Administration.
approved e. Proposed resolution waiving the provisions of the purchasing ordinance to secure media sponsorships for Lights Under the Stars.
approved f. Approval to declare miscellaneous county-owned office furniture surplus and authorize its sale.
approved g. Approval to utilize open burning to burn hurricane debris at county debris sites pursuant to Pinellas County Code § 58-215.
approved h. Approval of an interlocal agreement relating to intergovernmental cooperation for effective post-disaster debris management and debris site monitoring with the City of Largo.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 26. Approval of the Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. CitiMortgage, Inc. v. Rick B. Bellis, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5090-CI-08 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.
b. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. Brian L. Cservak, Sr., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-6392-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs.
c. Dresden v. Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-006506-CI-021 –Revocation of Flood Variance in Accordance with FEMA Regulations.
d. Robert T. Wagner v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-5892-CI-19 – Allegations of Interference with Docking and Transportation Contract.

approved 27. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation:

a. on Behalf of Mr. Harold A. Adams, III in the Claim of Adams v. Skolte – PCO No.: PC-04-021; HUD No.: 04-04-0732-8 – Allegations of Housing Discrimination.
b. against Sharon Petanowick and Stephen Petanowick – Money Owed in Imminent Destruction Appeal.
c. against St. Pete Iguana, Inc. and Chesapeake Bay Holding Company, Inc. – Pinellas County Case No. 04-007144CO-042 – Building Permit and Certificate of Occupancy Violations, and File a Complaint for Injunctive Relief.

approved 28. Discussion of Board Action on the USA Patriot Act.
Motion that the Board not take a position on the Patriot Act issue.

approved 29. Approval of a Day Reporting Interlocal Agreement with the Sheriff.

approved 30. Approval of Addendum No. 1 for Continuance of Law Enforcement Services for the Town of Redington Beach.

approved 31. Approval of a Contract for Law Enforcement Services with the City of Seminole.

approved 32. Approval of the Final Settlement Agreement with the State of Florida, Agency for Workforce Innovation Regarding a Disallowed Costs Claim for Workforce Innovation and Temporary Aid for Needy Families Grant Programs.

approved 33. Consideration of a Request to Release Liens Attaching to Homestead Property Owned by Barbie Olson.

34. Miscellaneous.

approved a. Ratification of Chairman’s authorization to initiate litigation against Nicholas Kekllas.
approved b. Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Funding – motion to withhold the October payment.


E. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 35. Approval of the Third Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Specialized Information Management Associates, Inc. at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 36. Approval of the Ground Lease Agreement with Renewal Options and Memorandum of Ground Lease with Harrod Properties, Inc. at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.


F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

37. Galvanized Pipeline Report.
Report on condition of local beaches in the aftermath of recent storms.
Prohibition of banner towing operations at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 38. Approval of a Reappointment to the Pinellas Park Water Management District Board of Directors.

approved 39. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee.

approved 40. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors.

41. Miscellaneous.

Commr. Todd:
Commissioner Morroni appointed to serve on the National Association of
Counties’ Steering Committee for Finance in Intergovernmental Affairs.
Commr. Seel:
County Administrator is working on reasonable solutions re the tiki hut
issue; she is working with Representative Farcus re health care for indigent and uninsured citizens.
Commr. Welch:
Noted for the record that the revised resolution e-mail referred to by Mr.
Lawton was received by the county but was filtered out by anti-spam software; county web site has been updated re interactive maps.
Chairman Latvala:
Comm. Morroni has requested a workshop to consider a taxicab ordinance;
workshops will continue to be held on Tuesdays in 2005.

ADJOURNMENT – 3:39 P.M.

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