Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date October 10, 2006 * 9:32 a.m.

#26 Revised October 11, 2006 3:50 p.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

A. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Morton Zimbler, Clearwater – Sewers
Mr. Spratt requested that Director of Utilities Pick Talley meet with Mr. Zimbler to discuss a sewer hook-up issue.

Annie Tyrell, Clearwater - Support of Willa Carson Health Resource Center
Mr. Spratt requested that Assistant County Administrator Elithia Stanfield provide assistance to Ms. Tyrell with regard to possible grant programs.

Beth Rawlins, Clearwater – Charter Review Commission (CRC)
In response to query by the Chairman, Attorney Churuti and Mr. Spratt provided input regarding financial reporting requirements of the CRC; and Attorney Churuti indicated that staff would review the alleged violation of election law in the disclaimer of the CRC voter education campaign mailer sent to absentee voters.


B. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

WATER AND NAVIGATION CONTROL AUTHORITY (WNCA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved 1. Commercial Dock Application CA37177-06/Revised Submitted by Russell C. Bond/Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club, 501 Fifth Avenue Northeast, Vinoy Basin/Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

approved 2. Dredge and Fill Application DF1710-06/Revised Submitted by Russell C. Bond/Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club, 501 Fifth Avenue Northeast, Vinoy Basin/Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg

approved 3. Private Dock Application P37411-06/Revised-A Submitted by Christopher Maganias, 1350 North Jasmine Avenue, Anclote River, Tarpon Springs

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY (CPA) PUBLIC HEARINGS

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENT

approved 4. Case CW 06-37 – Pinellas County
0.4 Acre Located on the East Side of U.S. Alternate Highway 19 Approximately 500 Feet South of Wexford Leas Boulevard; Amendment from Residential Low Medium and Water/Drainage Feature to Residential/Office Limited and Water/Drainage Feature

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

5.

approved a. Case CW 06-38 – Pinellas County
9.4 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of Belcher Road and Alderman Road; Amendment from Residential Rural and Transportation/Utility to Residential Suburban and Residential Suburban with Transportation/Utility Overlay

approved b. Case CW 06-39 – Pinellas County
9.4 Acres Located on the North Side of Keystone Road Approximately 600 Feet East of Knollwood Road; Amendment from Residential Rural to Institutional

temporarily deferred 11/07/06 c. Case CW 06-40 – St. Petersburg (to be Deferred to November 7, 2006, CPA Meeting)
18.0 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of 9th Avenue and 66th Street North; Amendment from Institutional to Residential/Office/Retail and Residential Medium

approved 6. Proposed Ordinance Relating to Curtailment of Sale of Drug Paraphernalia (Second Public Hearing) (Deferred from September 19, 2006, BCC Meeting)

approved 7. Proposed Resolution to Approve the Clearwater-Largo Road Corridor Community Redevelopment Plan for the City of Largo (Deferred from September 19, 2006, BCC Meeting)

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C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 8. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 22, 2006


approved 9. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-15 Dated September 14, 2006 - Follow-up Review to Audit of the Compensation Plan, Personnel Department

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-16 Dated September 14, 2006 - Follow-Up Review to Audit of the Compensation Plan, BCC

c. Pinellas County Arts Council Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Dated August 8, 2006

d. City of South Pasadena Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
for the Year Ended September 30, 2005, Together with Auditor's Letter Regarding South Pasadena Fire Department

e. Dock Fee Report for the Month of July 2006

approved 10. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 11. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7677-06 through 7679-06, and 7689-06 through 7709-06 to be Held November 2, 2006

b. Correspondence from the City of Oldsmar Regarding Public Hearing Held September 6, 2006, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Six Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held September 28, 2006

d. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Public Hearing to Reduce the Size of the Dome Industrial Park Community Redevelopment Area and Modify Its Blight Study Held September 21, 2006

e. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2006-11 Adopted September 5, 2006, Annexing Certain Property

f. Tampa Bay Water Regular Board Meeting Calendar for the Year 2007

g. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 10 Dated July 13, 2006 and Financial Statement for the Month of July 2006

h. Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District Resolution No. 2006-08 Adopted August 15, 2006, Amending the 2005/2006 Budget

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 12. Approval to Accept and Record Two Plats, Two Sidewalk Guarantees, and Two Private Street Sign Installation Guarantees

approved 13. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Steve’s Excavating and Paving, Inc. for 67th Avenue North Pipe Replacement

approved 14. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Local Agency Program Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the 49th Street North Sidewalk Project

approved 15. Approval of an Award of Bid Plus Options A and B to Keystone Excavators, Inc. for Pond Enhancements and Restorations at Park Boulevard, Drew Street, and Spanish Oaks

approved 16. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Services for Brooker Creek Preserve Maintenance Building Project

Utilities

approved 17. Approval of an Award of Bid to Rowland, Inc. for Sanitary Sewer Repair, Rehabilitation, and Extensions

Other Departments

approved 18. Approval of Ratification and Acceptance of a Grant Award with the State of Florida, Office of the Attorney General for Crime Stoppers Trust Fund Award to the Sheriff (Justice and Consumer Services)

approved 19. Approval of Budget Amendments (Management and Budget):

a. Nos. 34 and 35 for FY 2006

b. No. 1 for FY 2007 (Companion Agenda Item No. 47)

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Fire Administration

20. Approval of Appointments of a Member and an Alternate to the Pinellas County EMS Advisory Council
See Item No. 22

Information Technology (IT) Board

approved 21. Approval of an Award of Bid to Softchoice Corporation for Novell Master Software License and Support

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D. REGULAR AGENDA

22. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
approved Appointments of a Member and an Alternate to the Pinellas County EMS Advisory Council approved. It was the consensus of the members that all future board appointments be placed on the Regular Agenda for review.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 23. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Improved Real Property at 1121 Honeysuckle Lane for the McKay Creek Channel Drainage Area

approved 24. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Vacant Land at 8384 Bayou Boardwalk for the Park Street/Starkey Road Project

approved 25. Approval of an Award of Bid Plus Option 1 to Pneumatic Concrete Co., Inc. for Fort DeSoto Bay Pier Repairs (Rebid)

temporarily deferred 26. Approval of a Joint Project Agreement with Tampa Bay Water for Utility Installation on Starkey Road from 84th Lane North to Bryan Dairy Road

approved 27. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with C & S Building Maintenance Corporation for Bridge Tending Services

approved 28. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Option of Renewal with Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for General Sidewalk and Americans with Disabilities Ramp Construction 2004-2005

approved 29. Approval of Change Order No. 2 with R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. for FY 2006 Countywide Pavement Preservation

Utilities

approved 30. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Donation of Laboratory Equipment to the University of Central Florida

approved 31. Approval of an Award of Bid to QRC, Inc. for Water and Reclaimed Mains Installation Requirements (Rebid)

approved 32. Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Agreement with QRC, Inc. for Pump Station Rehabilitation Annual Requirements

approved 33. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final and Acceptance of Contract as Complete with QRC, Inc. for Backflow Prevention Devices Installation (Rebid)

approved 34. Approval of an Award of Bid with QRC, Inc. for Backflow Prevention Devices Installation Requirements

approved 35. Approval of Amendment No. 10 to the Refuse to Energy Plant Consolidation Management Agreement with Wheelabrator Pinellas Inc. for Operation and Maintenance of the Waste to Energy Facility

Other Departments

approved 36. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Project A6082159710 as a Qualified Applicant and Identify Sources of Local County Funding for This Project in the Qualified Target Industry (QTI) Refund Program for FYs 2007-2016 (Economic Development)

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Project A1092062513 as a Qualified Applicant and Identify Sources of Local County Funding for This Project in the QTI Refund Program for FYs 2008-2016 (Economic Development)

approved 38. Approval of a Contract for Law Enforcement Services with the Sheriff’s Environmental Lands Unit (Environmental Management)

approved 39. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for Lake Seminole Stormwater Project (Environmental Management)

approved 40. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Clearwater for Use of the Ross Norton Recreation and Aquatic Complex as a Public Emergency Shelter (General Services)

approved 41. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with E.V.K. Enterprises, Inc. for the Sheriff’s Office and Personnel Department (General Services)

approved 42. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Equis Corporation for Real Estate Financial Consulting and Conceptual Campus Planning Services (General Services)

approved 43. Approval of the Master Letter of Agreement with State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration, Florida Low Income Pool (LIP) Program for Provision of Additional Funding for Indigent Health Care Retroactive to July 1, 2006 (Human Services) (Companion Agenda Items Nos. 44, 45, and 46)

approved 44. Approval of the Master Letter of Agreement with Local Pinellas County Hospitals for LIP Program and to Expand Medicaid-Funded, Indigent Health Care (Human Services) (Companion Agenda Items Nos. 43, 45, and 46)

approved 45. Approval of the Master Florida LIP Program Agreement with Local Pinellas County Hospitals (Human Services) (Companion Agenda Items Nos. 43, 44, and 46)

approved 46. Approval of the Master Hospital Uncompensated and Emergency Care Services Agreement with Local Pinellas County Hospitals for LIP Program and to Expand Medicaid-Funded, Indigent Health Care (Human Services) (Companion Agenda Items Nos. 43, 44, and 45)

approved 47. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 IT Fund Budget for the Transition of the BCC Information Systems Desktop/Client Services Staff to the IT Department Retroactive to October 1, 2006 (Management and Budget) (Companion Agenda Item No. 19b)

approved 48. Adoption of a Resolution Delegating Redevelopment Authority and Limited Powers to the City of St. Pete Beach to Establish a Community Redevelopment Area (Planning)

approved 49. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Donation of Surplus Office Equipment to Sheriff’s Ranches Enterprises Inc, also Known as Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Inc. (Purchasing)

approved 50. Approval of an Award of Bid to E & R Industrial Sales, Inc. for Towels, Paper – Miscellaneous (Rebid) (Purchasing)

approved 51. Approval of a Revision to Purchasing Procedures Regarding Pre-Qualification of Construction Contractors (Purchasing)

52. Other Administrative Matters

temporarily deferred 10-17-06 Work Session a. Water/Sewer System Bond Covenants (to be Temporarily Deferred to the October 17, 2006, BCC Work Session)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 53. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of Glenn Dorsey v. Sheriff Coats, et al – Federal Case No. 8:06-cv-01686-JDW-TGW – Civil Rights Complaint

approved 54. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Case of Jim Coats, as Sheriff of Pinellas County v. Vincenta R. Durdley – Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle

approved 55. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to File a County Civil Action in the Case of Deborah Clare Downward, Personal Representative of the Estate of William E. Jennings, Jr. for an Unpaid Ambulance Bill

approved 56. Approval of Authority to Initiate Litigation against Shelby Randall for Injunctive Relief

approved 57. Approval of Authority to Participate in Dynamic Random Access Memory Antitrust Litigation as a Class Member on Behalf of Pinellas County

approved 58. Approval of an Indemnity Claim against Evanston Insurance Company Regarding Tammy Carnley and Jennifer Pugh, as Co-Personal Representatives of the Estate of Larry D. Germonprez, Deceased v. Pinellas County, Florida, a Political Subdivision of the State of Florida, et al – Federal Case No. 8:05-cv-735-T-23TBM

approved 59. Approval of a Contract for Legal Services with Carlton Fields, P.A. in the Case of City of Pinellas Park v. Deborah Clark, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-5975-CI-11 Retroactive to September 20, 2006

None 60. Miscellaneous

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E. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 61. Approval of Delegation of Approval Authority to the County Administrator for Any Instrument Required to Evidence the Consent of The Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority, d/b/a Economic Development Authority, to the Assignment of the HP STAR IV, LTD Ground Lease Agreement with Renewal Options to EJB STAR IV, LLC at the Young – Rainey STAR Center

IT BOARD

approved 62. Approval of an Award of Bid to Air Mechanical & Service Corporation for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning and Electrical Equipment Installation Services in the IT Data Center

WNCA

approved 63. Approval of a Permit Extension for Commercial Dock Application CC33117-03 Submitted by the City of St. Petersburg for the Municipal Marina in Tampa Bay

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F. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

64. County Facility Site Decision Points and Primary Control Center Location
Mr. Spratt provided an update regarding the proposed construction site for Sheriff’s Office facilities, with input provided by Director of Transportation Peter Yauch.

G. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 65. Annual Performance Review of the County Administrator

approved 66. Annual Performance Review of the County Attorney

67. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Seel commended the county’s meter reader staff for their hard work and diligence; commented with regard to the CRC informational mailers, and noted for the record that she did not support funding of the CRC educational program.
b. Commissioner Stewart related that he recently represented the BCC at the opening of a new boardwalk at Brooker Creek Preserve; reported that he has spoken with Ken Burke, Clerk of Circuit Court, with regard to a letter he received from Florida Record Retrieval, Inc; whereupon, he provided a consumer tip by relating that a certified copy of a deed may be obtained for $2.50 at the Clerk of Court’s Office; and expressed concern with regard to speed humps recently placed at Weedon Island Preserve.
c. Commissioner Harris offered a consumer tip regarding return and cancellation policies for services and goods over $25.00.
d. Chairman Welch recognized students from John Hopkins Middle and Melrose Elementary Schools who participated in journalism camp this summer, and have an exhibit and hard-copy magazine at Studio 620 that details history of mid-town; and requested that the members review a memo pertaining to the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board Appointments which will be scheduled for the next meeting, and requested that any other nominees be brought forward.

 

ADJOURNMENT – 1:20 P.M.

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