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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:08 P.M. October 19, 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting Held September 21, 2004.

approved 2. Reports:

a. Auditor General Report No. 2005-019 Regarding Assessment, Collection, and Remittance of Court-Related Fines, Fees, and Other Charges by Clerks of the Circuit Courts Operational Audit for the Period October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002.

b. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-13 Dated September 30, 2004 – Audit of Bond Covenants – Transportation Improvement Revenue Bonds Series 1993A.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-14 Dated September 30, 2004 – Audit of Bond Covenants – Transportation Improvement Revenue Bonds Series 1998.

d. City of Pinellas Park Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2003, Together with the Single Audit Report.

e. Memorandum Dated September 29, 2004, from Clerk of the Circuit Court Regarding Funds in the Amount of $2,445.13 for Deposit to the County’s General Revenue Fund for Unclaimed Property as Identified by Florida Association of Court Clerks’ (FACC) Unclaimed Property Program.
f. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2004-2005.

g. City of Safety Harbor Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2003.

approved 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Notice of Final Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Manatee Protection Rules for Tampa Bay Area Held September 22-24, 2004.

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning and Rezoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7326-04 through 7331-04 and 7334-04; Public Hearing Held October 7, 2004.

c. City of Largo Ordinances Nos. 2004-66 and 2004-67 Adopted September 7, 2004, Annexing Certain Property.

d. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Four Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held October 14, 2004.

e. Barrier Islands Governmental Council (Big-C) Minutes of Meeting of August 25, 2004.

f. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held June 24, 2004, Together with Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2005 Pursuant to Chapter 190.008(2)(b), Florida Statutes and Notice of Public Meeting Schedule for Fiscal Year 2005.

g. Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors’ Meeting Calendar for the Year 2005.

h. Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Fiscal Year 2005 Board Meeting Calendar and a Map Depicting the District’s Boundaries Pursuant to Florida Statutes, Chapter 189.417.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 5. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Airspace and Approach Procedure Feasibility Study and Procedure Design.
See Item No. 22.

Public Works

approved 6. Approval of Reductions in Retainage to Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for the Construction of:

a. Georgia Avenue from County Road 1 to U.S. Alternate 19.

b. Keene Road (Phase IB) from Drew Street to Sunset Point Road.

approved 7. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Acceptance of Contract as Complete with R.A.M. Excavating, Inc. for 68th Street from 66th Avenue North to 70th Avenue North (East Side).

approved 8. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of County Administrator-Approved Consultant Competitive Negotiation Act Items from June 1, 2004 through September 30, 2004.

Utilities

approved 9. Approval of Change Orders:

a. No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with Westra Construction Corporation for Pump Station No. 393.

b. No. 1 with QRC, Inc. for Backflow Prevention Devices Installation (Rebid).

Other Departments

approved 10. Approval of an Award of Proposal to Miles Media Group, Inc. for the Technology Marketing Program (Convention & Visitors Bureau).
approved 11. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Signature (County Administrator).

approved 12. Approval of an Award of Bid to GS Equipment, Inc. for an Excavator with Boom (General Services).

approved 13. Approval of the Ratification of (Justice and Consumer Services):

a. a Grant Agreement with the State of Florida, Office of the Attorney General for a Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County, Inc. Program.

b. a Grant Award with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for the Sexual Predator and Offender Management Program.

approved 14. Approval of a Grant Award from the Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services for the Mobile Ticket Writer Technology Project (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 15. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment as Scrap Material, Authorize its Sale, and Remove Stolen and Lost Items from County Fixed Asset Inventory (Purchasing).

approved 16. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for a Risk Management Claims Administration System (Risk Management).

Authorities

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 17. Approval of Final Release of Retainage to J & R Co-Op Construction, Inc. for Young-Rainey STAR Center Building 100 Roof Waterproofing Watson III, Package No. 4.

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

18. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Item No. 5 later approved with Item No. 22.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 19. Approval of Addendum No. 9 to the Interlocal Agreement for the Annual Renewal of Law Enforcement Services.

approved 20. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of a State of Florida, Department of Transportation Supplemental Joint Participation Agreement No. 2 for Grant Funds Regarding the Rehabilitation of Runway 17/35.

approved 21. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of a State of Florida, Department of Transportation Supplemental Joint Participation Agreement No. 3 for Grant Funds Regarding the Expansion of the Public Parking Lot.

approved 22. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of a State of Florida, Department of Transportation Joint Participation Agreement for Grant Funds Regarding Special Studies Relating to Airspace and Approach Procedures Feasibility and a Noise Study.
See Item No. 5.

approved 23. Adoption of a Resolution Revising the Passenger Screening Fees-Flexible Response.

approved 24. Adoption of a Resolution Establishing Common Use Airline Ticket Counter Fees.

approved 25. Adoption of a Resolution Establishing a Passenger Facility Charge.

approved 26. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Consulting Services for the Airport Terminal Building Schematic Design Phase.

approved 27. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for a Noise Study.

Public Works

approved 28. Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for the Construction of County Road 1 from Tampa Road to New York Avenue.

approved 29. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with State of Florida, Department of Transportation for the Pinellas Bayway (State Road 679) Sidewalk Project.

Utilities

approved public hearing 01/18/05 30. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Date Public Hearing for the Proposed Revised Retail Water Billing Practices and Water Base Charge.

Other Departments

approved 31. Approval of Amendment No. 3 to an Agreement with State of Florida, Department of Environmental Protection Regarding Title V Funding for Air Pollution Control (Environmental Management).

approved 32. Approval of a Contract with the Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services at Environmentally Sensitive Lands, Preserves, and Waterways (Environmental Management).

approved 33. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Clearwater Centre Lease Agreement with I & S Associations, LLC, d/b/a Plaza 300 Associates, LLC (General Services).

approved 34. Approval of the Assignment, Consent, and Third Amendment to Lease with Northern Pinellas Community Action Council, Inc. and Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, Inc. for the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center (General Services).

approved 35. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2004 General Fund for an Indigent Health Care Fee for Human Services (Management and Budget).

approved 36. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for Unanticipated Grant Proceeds for the Planning Department (Management and Budget).

37. Other Administrative Matters.

approved a. Budget Amendment No. 1 FY2005 for Treasure Island and Pass-a-Grille Beach nourishment projects.
public hearing 11-16-04 b. Authorization for TEFRA hearings re Health Facility Revenue Bonds for Sun Coast Hospital, Helen Ellis Hospital and Sun Coast Hospice.
approved c. Receipt and file of emergency amendment to contract with Phillips Jordan, Inc. to burn debris (executed by County Administrator on 10-14-04).

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 38. Approval of the Authority to Defend the Cases of:

a. Nancy Profitt v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-6635-CI-8 – Allegations of Negligence in Vehicle Accident Resulting in Bodily Injury.

b. Carol Rasor v. Sheriff Rice & Chief Deputy Coats – Case No. 8:04-CV-2060-T-30MAP – Allegations of Violations of the Florida Civil Rights Acts of 1992.

approved 39. Adoption of a Resolution to Postpone Making Application for Deeds on County-Held Tax Certificates for Properties Assessed by the Property Appraiser at Values Less than $5,000, Pursuant to § 197.502(3), Florida Statutes 2002 Tax Certificates.

approved 40. Approval of Agreement with the City of Clearwater and the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office for Crime Scene and Latent Fingerprint Services and Property and Evidence Storage.

approved 41. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Early Extension of Tax Roll.

None 42. Miscellaneous.

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C. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

43. 2004 Business Survey Results by Economic Development.

 

D. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 44. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee.

approved 44a. Resolution authorizing a temporary waiver to the Truck Route Plan to transport hurricane debris along McMullen Booth Road and Eastlake Road from Gulf to Bay Boulevard to Keystone Road between 6:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M.

45. Miscellaneous.

Comm. Harris
Asked Director of Utilities to readdress the licensing of private haulers; offered water conservation tip; warned voters to beware of third parties who offer to pick up absentee ballots.
Comm. Todd
Requested information re pet-friendly hurricane evacuation centers for elderly citizens; staff to update at the next meeting.
Comm. Morroni
Urged all to vote early and to sign their absentee ballots.
Comm. Welch
Reported on joint meeting of Juvenile Welfare Board and School Board.
Comm. Seel
Reported that she is presenting basic information to all 24 cities re redevelopment; announced redevelopment summit meetings for February 2005.

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6:33 P.M.

E. 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.

Virginia Brown, Clearwater - Fluoride
Tammy Cihak, Palm Harbor - Fluoride
Charles White, Clearwater - Fluoride
David Plyer, Clearwater - Power of vote; fluoride
Jo An Totty, Palm Harbor - Bike fest in downtown Palm Harbor

F. 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 Proposal to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:

REGULAR AMENDMENT

approved 46. Case No. CW 04-35 – Clearwater.
Location – 4.4 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of North
Highland Avenue at the Eastern Terminus of Ridgelane Road; Amendment from Residential Low and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Residential High and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

SCHEDULED BCC PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved 47. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Linda L. Smith, Michelle Egg, Brian Carter, Beth Carter and Sal Marinelli to Vacate that Portion of Plaza Drive Lying 60.00 Feet North of Block 4, Alta Vista Addition Subdivision, Bound on the West by the Northerly Extension of the West Line of Lot 9, Block 4, Alta Vista Addition Subdivision and Bound on the East by the Southerly Extension of the East Line of Lot 34, Block B, Alta Vista Subdivision, All Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 27 South, Range 15 East.

approved 48. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Alan C. and Lynn M. Smith for that Portion of a 40 Foot Wide Drainage Easement Being the West 44.30 Feet of the East 73.75 Feet of the South 12 Feet of the North 40 Feet of Lot 63, St. Joseph Sound Estates, Located in Section 2, Township 28 South, Range 15 East.

approved 49. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Land Development Code Relating to Downtown Palm Harbor Zoning District.

50. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

temporarily deferred for 30 days a. Z/LU-2-9-04.
Application of Harpoon Investments, Inc. and Mastry Family Partnership through John D. Carr, Contemporary Housing Alternatives of Florida, Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-12.5, Residential Medium-12.5 Units per Acre, Land Use Change from Residential Urban and Commercial General to Residential Medium and a Special Exception for a 50% Density Bonus for Affordable Housing on Approximately 4.5892 Acres on the East Side of 28th Street North, 130 Feet North of 42nd Avenue North.

approved b. Z-1-9-04.
Application of Nicholas Napolitano through Glenn Francis, Alternative Mortgage Funding Corporation, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-R, Rural Residential on Approximately 1.28 Acres at the Southwest Corner of Alternate Keene Road and McMullen Road.

approved c. Z-4-9-04.
Application of John W. Kotchman through William D. Howsel, Eagle Consultants, Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from E-1, Estate Residential to R-R, Rural Residential on Approximately 0.59 Acre on the South Side of Park Boulevard North, 330 Feet West of 125th Street North.

denied d. Z/LU-2-6-04.
Application of PJW Properties, LLC through Pressman and Associates, Inc., Todd Pressman, Representative, for a Zoning Change from R-2, Single Family Residential to P-1A, Limited Office and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Residential/Office Limited on Approximately 0.85 Acre on the South Side of Boy Scout Road, 330 Feet West of U.S. Highway 19 North and 150 Feet East of Pine Street.

approved e. CU-5-9-04.
Application of Housh Ghovaee, Northside Engineering, for a Plant Nursery as a Conditional Use in an A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential Zone on Approximately 5.85 Acres on the South Side of South Drive, 96 Feet East of Diane Drive and at the East End of Woodring Drive.

approved f. Z/LU-3-9-04.
Application of Krystyna Gajdzis for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to E-1, Estate Residential and Land Use Change from Residential Rural to Residential Estate on Approximately 4.08 Acres on the West Side of East Lake Road, 1,535 Feet North of Bryan Lane.


denied g. CU-3-8-04.
Application of McGeehan Construction, Inc. through Tony Grey and Joe McGeehan, Representatives, for a Solid Waste Management Facility as a Conditional Use in a M-1 zone on Approximately 3.63 acres, 700 Feet South of Ulmerton Road, 800 Feet East of U. S. Highway 19.

ADJOURNMENT: 8:38 P.M.

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