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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:12 P.M. October 21, 2003

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 Withdrawn withdrawn

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INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEto the Flag of the United States of America

A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

+ 1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held on September 9, 2003.

+ 2. Reports – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2003- 2004.

+ 3. Other Approvals:

a. General – Recommendation that the Board of County Commissioners Approve Budget Amendment No. CBA-4-03.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

+ 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Commission Customer Hearing Regarding Intrastate Network Access and Basic Local Telecommunication Rates to be Held at Various Locations.

b. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Hearing and Prehearing Regarding a Petition by Cargill Fertilizer, Inc. for Permanent Approval of Self-Service Wheeling to, from, and between Points within Tampa Electric Company’s Service to be Held October 22, 2003 and October 6, 2003, Respectively, in Tallahassee.

c. Correspondence from Florida Department of Revenue Regarding Acceptance of Truth in Millage (TRIM) Certification.
d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 11, Together with Financial Statement Dated August 2003.

e. Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue Resolution 2003-12, Adopting the 2003-2004 Budget; Adopting the Present Rate of Assessment; Establishing Pay Raises for Administrative Staff/Personnel; and Providing for an Effective Date.

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

+ 5. Approval of Receipt and File Report of Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Amendment Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending September 30, 2003.

See Item No. 19  6. Approval of a Plat for Recording, Acceptance of a Sidewalk Guarantee for Recording, a Quitclaim Deed for Right-of-Way and Maintenance, and a Release of Surety.

+ 7. Adoption of a Resolution Changing the Street Name of Forest Lakes Boulevard to Hawks Landing Boulevard from Ridgemoor Boulevard to a Point 1,750 Feet South and Delete the Street Name of Forest Lakes Boulevard from the Remaining Undeveloped County Right-of-Way.

+ 8. Approval of an Award of Bid for Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Annual Contract for the Construction of Underdrains and Minor Drainage.

Utilities

+ 9. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for Consultant Services for Florida Department of Transportation Utility Relocations.

Other Departments

+ 10. Approval of Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Signature (County Administrator).

11. Approval of Awards of Bid for (General Services):

+ a. Transmission Parts and Repair (Allison).

See Item No. 19 b. Boiler Parts/Maintenance Contract.

+ 12. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Comprehensive Information Technology Vulnerability Assessment (Information Technology).

+ 13. Approval of the Acceptance of a Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for the Pinellas After-School Program (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 14. Approval of Receipt and File of the Quarterly Reports Ending September 30, 2003, Regarding (Management and Budget):

a. Administrative Budget Amendments.

b. Law Enforcement Trust Fund for Payments to the Sheriff.

+ 15. Approval of Budget Amendments Nos. 33 – 35 (Management and Budget).

+ 16. Approval of Receipt and File of the Quarterly Report on Procurement Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending September 30, 2003 (Purchasing).

+ 17. Approval of Award of Bid for Steel Products for Fiscal Year 2003-2004 to Bert Lowe Supply Company (Purchasing).

+ 18. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Collection, Transportation, Storage, and Auction Services of Miscellaneous Surplus Equipment and Vehicles (Cooperative) (Purchasing).

B. REGULAR AGENDA

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

Item No. 6 approved with exception of quitclaim deed which has been temporarily deferred.

Item No. 11b has been temporarily deferred.


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 20. Approval of an Office Lease Agreement with Brendan Airways LLC, d/b/a USA 3000 Airlines.

+ 21. Approval of an Office Lease Agreement with Quantem Aviation Services, Inc.

Public Works

+ 22. Approval of an Agreement with Verizon Florida, Inc. Utility Facilities for Design/Construction Changes for the Nebraska Avenue at Riviere Road (West Leg) Project.

+ 23. Approval of the Selection Advisory Committee’s Recommendation of the Firms Most Qualified to Provide On-Going Architectural Services, and Authorization for Staff to Initiate Negotiations with the Six Top Ranked Firms.

Utilities

+ 24. Approval of an Award of Bid for Reclaimed Water Meters 2003-2004 to Hughes Supply, Inc.

+ 25. Approval of the Termination of an Agreement with Kenko, Inc. for the West Pinellas Transmission Mains Project.

Other Departments

+ 26. Approval of an Agreement to Acquire Three Parcels of Property within the Dansville Redevelopment Area (Community Development).

+ 27. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a TEFRA Public Hearing Regarding the Issuance of Pinellas County Educational Facilities Authority Variable Rate Demand Revenue and Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2003, in an Amount Not to Exceed $5,500,000.00 for The Canterbury School Project (County Administrator).

+ 28. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a TEFRA Public Hearing Regarding the Issuance of Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds, Series 2003, in an Amount Not to Exceed $18,500,000.00 for the Oaks of Clearwater Project (County Administrator).

+ 29. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the St. Petersburg College for the Epicenter Project (Economic Development).

+ 30. Approval of an Operations Agreement with the St. Petersburg College for the Epicenter Project (Economic Development).

+ 31. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Indian Rocks Beach for the Construction of Marine Turtle Sensitive Lighting (Environmental Management).

+ 32. Approval of the Cooperative Funding Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District and the City of Oldsmar for the Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve Habitat Restoration (Environmental Management).

+ 33. Approval of an Award of Bid for One Trailer Mounted Stump Remover and Two All Purpose Crawlers (General Services).

+ 34. Approval of the Agreement of Assignment of Lease, Modification to Change the Renewal Option Terms, and Exercise Option to Renew the Lease with EBK Properties III, Inc. for the Tax Collector (General Services).

+ 35. Approval of the Lease Agreement with the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College for Students Enrolled in Fire or Emergency Services Programs (General Services).

TD 36. Approval of the Request to Waive the Purchasing Ordinance and Approval of a License Agreement with Solar Trail Vending, Inc. for a Three-Month Test Market for a Sun-Protected Rest Stop Pavilion Tent along the Fred E. Marquis Pinellas Trail (General Services).

+ 37. Approval of a Non-Competing Continuation Federal Grant Award from the Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Human Services).

+ 38. Approval of the Legal Aid Services Agreement with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. for Legal Aid to Indigent County Residents (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ PH 11/04/03 39. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Pinellas County Code, Chapter 42, Pertaining to the Charitable Solicitations Ordinance (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 40. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on Proposed
PH 11/04/03 Amendments to the Pinellas County Code, Chapter 26, Pertaining to the Fortunetelling Ordinance (Justice and Consumer Services).

+PH 11/04/03 41. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Pinellas County Code Chapter 6, Pertaining to the Alcohol and Nudity Ordinance (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ PH 11/04/03 42. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Pinellas County Code Chapter 10, Pertaining to the Bingo Ordinance (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 43. Adoption of Resolutions to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose for (Management and Budget):

a. Emergency Medical Services Fund.

b. Pinellas County Sheriff.

+ 44. Approval of the Final Negotiated Contract for Financial Advisory Services with William R. Hough and Company (Management and Budget).

+ 45. Approval of the Grant Funding Agreement with Pinellas NBL Parents Council, Inc. (Park).

+ 46. Approval of the Grant Funding Agreement with Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, Inc. (Park).

+ 47. Approval of Cancellation of a Contract and Re-Award of Contract for the Grounds Maintenance and Additional Services on the Fred E. Marquis Pinellas Trail (Various Locations) (Park).

+ 48. Approval of the Authorization of Payment of Insurance Premiums for Various Insurance Renewals (Risk Management).

+ 49. Approval of the Final Negotiated Contract with Mount Zion Human Services, Inc. for the After School Use Program (WorkNet).

+ 50. Approval of the Rescission of the Ranking of Firms for Career Advancement and Retention Challenge III (WorkNet).

+ 51. Adoption of a Resolution Waiving the Purchasing Provisions of the Pinellas County Code for St. Petersburg College in the Administration of the One- Stop and In-School Youth Contracts (WorkNet).

+ 52. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with WorkNet Pinellas (WorkNet).

None 53. Other Administrative Matters.

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 54. Authority for the County Attorney to Defend:

a. Allied Property & Casualty v. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners and Nathaniel McQuay – Hillsborough County Circuit Civil Case No. 03-21984-CC-L – Allegations of Damages in Excess of $5,001.00 Due to Motor Vehicle Accident.

b. Tommy Morgan v. Everett Rice, as Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida and Scott Bartoszak, Former Deputy Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida, in His Individual Capacity - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-6711-CI-7, Claim No. 03-70138 – Allegations of Verbal Sexual Advances and Sexual Battery.

c. Brian Pitts, Pro Se and Attorney-in-Fact; Jeanie M. Nardozzi, Pro Se and Principal v. Brian C. Harrington, Esquire; Michael E. Nardozzi, Victoria V. Nardozzi; Horace A. Andrews; J. Thomas McGrady; Dorothy Vaccaro; Unknown Second DCA Judges All Individually and Officially; State of Florida (Judicial Branch); St. Petersburg Police Department, and Unknown Officers Officially and Individually; Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, and Unknown Officers; State Attorney; Attorney General – Circuit Civil Case No. 03-004975-CI-13, Hillsborough County Case No. 03-6170-G, Claim No. 03-75118 – Allegations of Damages in Excess of $15,000.00 Due to Denial of Personal Representation, Racketeering, and Denial of Protection of Law.

d. State Farm Florida Insurance Company, as Subrogee of Barbara Berger and Baron Berger, and Barbara Berger and Baron Berger, Individually v. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-006118-CI-07, Claim No. 02-40581 - Allegations of Heavy Smoke Damage Due to Controlled Burn.

+ 55. Approval of Agreement between the City of Largo and the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office for Latent Fingerprint Services.

+ PH 11/18/03 56. Authority to Advertise a Proposed Ordinance Relating to Construction
Contracting and Licensure for a Public Hearing.
+ 57. Appointment of Assistant County Attorney – Michelle Wallace.

58. Miscellaneous.

a. Revised announcement regarding attendants at shadow meeting to be held November 4, 2003 at 8:00 A.M. re ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc. f/k/a Lockheed Martin IMS Corporation versus The Pinellas WAGES Coalition, et al.

 

C. AUTHORITIES


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

+ 59. Approval of the U.S. Department of Energy Notice of Financial Assistance Award for Infrastructure Improvements at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.


EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

+ 60. Approval of the First Option of Renewal and Amendment to the Agreement with Emergency Medical Services Group, Inc.


FIRE AUTHORITY

+ 61. Approval of the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Training Facility Operations Agreement with the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College for Students Enrolled in Fire or Emergency Services Programs.


D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

62. a. Clearwater Downtown Redevelopment Plan.

b. McKay Creek Water Quality Update.

+ c. Update re City of Largo 49th Street Annexation Proposal.
Motion carried 5 to 2 to contest annexation.



E. COUNTY COMMISSION

63. Miscellaneous.

Chairman Seel re Transportation Summit update; advised citizens of availability of neighborhood improvement grants.

Commr. Stewart re FDOT Feasibility Study to be performed by Transit Authority.

 


6:36 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

F. 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.
Glenda Datsko, Clearwater, re High Point recreation.
Tracie Leonhardt, D.O., Clearwater, re EMS diversion protocol for acute heart attack patients.
Dr. Peter Wassmer, Gulfport, re EMS heart attack protocol.
Dr. Jeffrey M. Lehr, St. Petersburg, re change in EMS protocol for heart attacks.
Dr. Bart Natoli, Seminole, re EMS acute heart attack protocol.
(Chief Assistant County Administrator D. Gay Lancaster reported that Medical Control Board is reviewing proposed divert system protocol.)
Peter White, Largo, re comments at City Council workshop re transportation issue at 49th Street and Park Boulevard.


G. 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.

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.


SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

+ 64. Planning and Zoning Application Heard by the Examiner:

a. Z-1-9-03.
Application of Pinellas Association for Retarded Children and Donald A. Powell, through Housh Ghovaee, Northside Engineering, Representative, for a Zoning Change from RM-7.5, Residential Multiple Family–7.5 Units per Acre to RM-10, Residential Multiple Family-10 Units per Acre on Approximately 8.30 Acres on the Southeast Corner of 54th Avenue North and 31st Street North (Parcel ID No. 02-31-16-00000-210-0300).

+ 65. Proposed Ordinance Amending Section 150, Impact Fees, of the Pinellas County Land Development Code.

+ 66. Proposed Ordinance Relating to Public Health and Safety, Prohibiting Suicide in Public Places.

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 & 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.

+ 67. Dredge and Fill Application D/F-1433, City of St. Petersburg, 46th Avenue South Canal Dredge, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg.

+ 68. Private Dock Application P32580-03, John Pacheco, 119 Carlyle Drive, Boggy Bayou, Palm Harbor.

ADJOURNMENT – 8:52 P.M.

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