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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:26 P.M. October 7, 2003

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 Withdrawn withdrawn

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


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.
Jim Martenhoff, Largo, re jaywalking and pedestrian safety (Chairman Seel referred Mr. Martenhoff
to Director of Planning Brian Smith).
Mark P. Klutho, St. Petersburg, re stupidity and waste.

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.

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

+ 1. a. Case #CW 03-56 – Pinellas Park.
Location – 0.8 Acre Located on the East Side of 67th Street North, 75 Feet South of 96th Avenue North. Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General.

b. Case #CW 03-57 – Clearwater.
Location – 1.0 Acre on the North Side of Woodlawn Street, 250 Feet East of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. Amendment from Commercial General to Residential Urban.

c. Case #CW 03-60 – Tarpon Springs.
Location – 0.4 Acre on the North Side of East Lemon Street, 330 Feet East of South Levis Avenue. Amendment from Residential/Office General to Commercial General.


+ 2. a. Case #CW 03-58 – Clearwater.
Location – 0.4 Acre on the Northwest Corner of McMullen Booth Road and Allen Avenue. Amendment from Preservation Water to Residential/Office General.

+ b. Case #CW 03-59 – Clearwater.
Location – 35.7 Acres on the West Side of Soule Road, 1,000 Feet North of Sunset Point Road. Amendment from Residential Urban to Institutional.

+ c. Case #CW 03-61 – Pinellas County.
Location – 0.6 Acre on the Northeast and Southeast Corners of McMullen Booth Road and Downing Street. Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office Limited.

+ d. Case #CW 03-62 – Pinellas County.
Location – 8.5 Acres on the Southwest Corner of U.S. Alternate 19 and Columbia Avenue (West of the Pinellas Trail). Amendment from Industrial Limited to Residential Low Medium.


+ 3. Proposed Ordinance Amending Street Lighting Districts.

+ 4. Proposed Ordinance Amending Portions of the Pinellas County Code Allowing for the Addition of Section to Chapter 1, Regarding Issuance of Certificates of Completion or Occupancy.

TD 5. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Quasi-Judicial Proceedings of Chapter 134 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code.

+ 6. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 6-29 of the Pinellas County Code Considering Amending Sunday Opening Hours for Business Establishments Dealing in Alcoholic Beverages on a Countywide Basis.


Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water & 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 & Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

+ 7. Commercial Dock Application CC33210-03, City of Clearwater, 20 Island Way, Mandalay Channel, Clearwater.

+ 8. Commercial Dock Application CD32860-03/Revised, John Lesousky of the Boca Ciega Resort and Marina, 8800 Bay Pines Boulevard, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg.

+ 9. Private Dock Application P33056-03/Revised-A, Fletcher Dunn, 930 Weedon Drive Northeast, Riviera Bay, St. Petersburg.

TD 10. Multi-Use Dock Application M33171-03, Island Key Condominium, 692
12/16 Bayway Boulevard, Clearwater Harbor.

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+ 11. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held on August 26, 2003.

+ 12. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for Month of August 2003.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2003-15 Dated September 18, 2003 – Audit of Community Development, Together with The Audit Watch.

+ 13. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

+ 14. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Tax Collector’s Summary of 2003-2004 Budget by Appropriation Category Accepted by the Florida Department of Revenue Pursuant to Section 195.087, Florida Statutes.

b. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Update of One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

c. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held June 12, 2003, Together with Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2004.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Calendar of Regular Authority Meetings for Fiscal Year 2003-2004.

e. Hernando County Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. 2003-247 Adopted September 9, 2003, Regarding Opposition to the Amendment of Florida’s Water Resource Policy.


Public Works

See Item 15. Approval of the Acceptance of an Easement and a Sidewalk Guarantee, and
No. 24 the Execution of a Deed.

+ 16. Approval of an Award of Bid to Kamminga and Roodvoets, Inc. for the
Curlew Creek Channel “A” Drainage Improvements from State Road 580 to Republic Drive Project.


+ 17. Approval of Confirmation for the Emergency Procurement of Hauling
Services and Authorization of Payments to Hauling Vendors.

+ 18. Approval of Change Orders No. 1 (Final) and Releases of Retainage
Regarding Contracts for Reclaimed Water Distribution Systems with:

a. Rowland, Inc. for the Bonnie Bay Subdivision.

b. Suncoast Development of Pinellas County, Inc. for Sever’s Landing and Oak Trail Subdivisions.

+ 19. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a
Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Capri Isle 16” and 24” Water Main Replacement Project.

Other Departments

+ 20. Approval of an Agreement to Accept Grant Funds from the State Department
of Community Affairs for Emergency Management Preparedness Programs (Emergency Management).

+ 21. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 31 and 32 (Management and Budget).

+ 22. Approval of an Award of Bid to Florida Rock Industries, Inc. for Concrete
Ready Mix (CO-OP) (Purchasing).



+ 23. Approval of an Award of Bid to Superior Mechanical Systems, Inc. for the STAR Center Building 400 Clean Room HVAC Replacement.

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See Item 15  24. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk
of Circuit Court). Sidewalk Guarantee temporarily deferred.


Public Works

+ 25. Approval of a Request for a Quitclaim Deed Submitted by Covered Bridge, LLC, and Wilder Corporation for a Portion of Fisher Road Right-of-Way that Varies in Width from 33.0 Feet to 53.0 Feet, Lying South of Congress Avenue, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 18, Township 28 South, Range 16 East.

+ 26. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Boyle Engineering, Inc. for the Alligator Creek Channel “B” Drainage Improvement Project.

+ 27. Approval of an Agreement with Environmental Research and Design, Inc. for Professional Services for the Design of Regional Stormwater Treatment Facilities for the Lake Seminole Alum Injection Project.

+ 28. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing Creating a Proposed Street Lighting District at Courtyards at Bardmoor.

+ 29. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Consulting Services with w/correction Computran Systems Corp. for the Pinellas Countywide Traffic Signal System
of scrivener’s Head Replacement and Wide Area Network Project.

+ 30. Approval of an Award of Bid for Landscape and Road Materials (CO-OP).
Emmett McCabe Trucking, Inc. awarded contract re tie bid in public drawing by Chairman Seel.


+ 31. Approval of Accounting Write-Off of Uncollectible Revenues for Retail Water, Sewer Accounts, and Special Invoice Billings for Fiscal Year 1999 – 2000.

PH 32a. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on the Advisability
12/02 of the County Providing Solid Waste Collection Services through an Exclusive Franchise in a Municipal Services Benefit Unit to be Set Up in a Portion of the Unincorporated Area of the County Known as Lealman.

+ 32b. Board approves policy to notify 100 percent of property owners at the time a
citizen initiates and circulates petition.

Other Departments

+ 33. Approval of 2004 New Product Development Recommendations from the Tourist Development Council (Convention and Visitors Bureau).

+ 34. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Project A3082957017 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program for Fiscal Years 2005 – 2010 (Economic Development).

+ 35. Approval of the Cancellation without Cause of the Contract with Blue Water Aquatics, Inc. for Lot Mowing/Debris Removal (Environmental Management).

TD 36. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Option of Renewal Agreement for
10/21 Professional Communications Services with Conrod Associates Communications, L.L.C. (Environmental Management).

+ 37. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Revised and Restated Lease Agreement with Cross Bayou Little League, Inc. (General Services).

+ 38. Approval of the Master Emergency Shelter Funding Agreement and Recommendations for Funding to Local Social Service Agencies (Human Services).

+ 39. Approval of the Rescission of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm, The Paxen Group, Inc., for Grant Solicitation for Education: The Pathway to Independence Project (WorkNet).

40. Other Administrative Matters:

TD a. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Watering Restrictions.


+ 41. Approval of the Authority to Initiate Litigation for Pinellas County Water and Navigation Control Authority v. Mark Robinson.

+ 42. Approval of a Contract for Evidence and Property Storage Services for the Town of Kenneth City.

+ 43. Approval of Contracts for Law Enforcement Services for:

a. Pinellas County Housing Authority – Rainbow Village.

b. Pinellas County Housing Authority – Safe Neighborhood Grant-Funded Community Policing.

c. Town of Redington Beach.

+ 44. Adoption of a Resolution Relating to Payment and Reimbursement of Travel Expenses for Pinellas County Officers and Employees.

+ 45. Approval of the Authority for the County to Submit a Claim on its Behalf as a Class Member to Recover All, or a Portion of a Cost Incurred by Pinellas County BuSpar Third-Party Payer Anti-Trust Litigation.

+ 46. Approval of the Recommendation of Settlement in Pinellas County v. Ned E. Burket, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 92-2559-CI-20, Parcel 116.1 (Thomas).

47. Miscellaneous:

+ a. Resolution Approving Early Extension of Tax Roll.
+ b. Shadow meeting to be held November 4, 2003 re ACS State and
Local Solutions, Inc. f/k/a Lockheed Martin IMS Corporation
Versus The Pinellas WAGES Coalition; et al.
+ c. Authorization granted to advertise a public hearing re an ordinance
prohibiting public suicides and promotion thereof.


48a. Annexation update re Wrensway Community.

48b. Discussion re residential zoning in an industrial area.


+ 49. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas County Economic Development Council.

50. Miscellaneous.

Commr. Morroni: Tampa Bay Commuter Rail Authority appointment update; Sarasota-Bradenton Airport noise abatement procedures.

Commr.Harris: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority rapid bus transit route on McMullen Booth Road corridor; and water conservation tip re sprinkler systems.

Chariman Seel: Update re changes in routes and training for Coast Guard/Black Hawks; significance of manufacturing in Pinellas County; airport issues; and 3-1-1 for complaints, questions, etc.


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