Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date October 24, 2006 * 3:04 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meetings of September 7 and September 19, 2006

2. Report from Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-18 Dated September 28, 2006 - Audit of Ultra Low Flow Toilet Program

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – None

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Prehearing and Hearing Regarding Energy Conservation Cost Recovery Held October 23, 2006 and to be Held November 6, 7 and 8, 2006, Respectively, in Tallahassee

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7715-06 through 7717-06 to be Held October 19, 2006

c. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 7646-06 and 7661-06 Adopted September 7, 2006, Annexing Certain Properties

d. City of Oldsmar Ordinances Nos. 2006-19 and 2006-20 Adopted September 6, 2006, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

e. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Four
Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held October 12, 2006

f. Collier County Resolution No. 2006-230 Adopted September 12, 2006, Urging a Special Session of the Florida Legislature to Address the Insurance Crisis

g. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 11 Dated August 31, 2006; Financial Statement for the Month of August 2006; and Calendar of Regular Authority Meetings for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006-2007

h. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held June 8, 2006

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

5. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Consultant Services and a Feasibility Study for AIRCO Golf Course Redevelopment

Public Works

6. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval for the Quarter Ending September 30, 2006

7. Approval of a Release of Funds as Completion Surety

8. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the Palm Harbor Historic Downtown Safety and Access Project

9. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Steve’s Excavating and Paving, Inc. for 82nd Avenue Drainage Improvements and Riviera Heights Municipal Services Taxing Unit Resurfacing

10. Approval of Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the:

a. Number One Ranked Firm for Limerock Bearing Ratio Geotechnical Testing Services

b. Number One Ranked Firm for Engineering and Architectural Services for Public Works Campus Master Plan

c. Number One Ranked Firm for Professional Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Services for Traffic Operations Centralized Building

d. Top Nine Ranked Firms for Ongoing Architectural Services

Other Departments

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

12. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Public Funds Pursuant to Section 2-145, Pinellas County Code for Expenses Related to the Hiring of a Health Care Administrator for the Human Services Department (County Administrator)

13. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems for Fort DeSoto and Egmont Key Beach Nourishment Projects (Companion Agenda Item No. 28) (Environmental Management)

14. Approval of FY 2006 Budget Amendments Nos. 36 and 37 (Management and Budget)

15. Approval of the Receipt and File Reports from July 1, 2006, through September 30, 2006, of (Management and Budget):

a. Administrative Budget Amendments

b. Law Enforcement Trust Fund
16. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Procurement Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval for the Quarter Ending September 30, 2006 (Purchasing)

17. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment as Scrap Material and Remove Stolen and Lost Items from County Fixed Asset Inventory (Purchasing)

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 18. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

approved 19. Approval of the Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with Renewal Options with Signature Flight Support Corporation (Signature) (Companion Agenda Item No. 20)

approved 20. Approval of the Consent, Assignment, Second Amendment of Lease and Estoppel with Air-1 Aircraft, LLC and Signature (Companion Agenda Item No. 19)

Public Works

approved public hearing 1-23-07 21. Adoption of a Resolution for Expenditure of Funds and Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for the Replacement of Street Lighting Fixtures for the Spanish Oaks Subdivision

approved 22. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Hennessy Construction Services Corp. for Design/Build Agreement for Public Works Mosquito Control Helicopter Hangar and Storage Buildings

temporarily deferred 23. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of St. Pete Beach for Reimbursement of Various Transportation Impact Fee Improvements

approved 24. Approval of an Agreement for Access and Restrictive Covenant, a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant, and an Amended and Restated Easement Agreement for Ingress and Egress for the Joe’s Creek Greenway Park Project

Utilities

approved 25. Adoption of a Resolution Establishing the New Alternate Water Source Rebate and Conservation Program

Other Departments

approved 26. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Vacant Real Property Located in the Gooden Crossing Infrastructure and Housing Enhancement Project Area (Community Development)

approved 27. Adoption of a Resolution Delegating Pinellas County Economic Development as the Local Economic Development Agency (Economic Development)

approved 28. Approval of a Fund Transfer with the Tampa Port Authority for the Structural Rehabilitation Portion of the Fort DeSoto and Egmont Key Nourishment Projects (Companion Agenda Item No. 13) (Environmental Management)

approved 29. Adoption of a Resolution Requesting Approval and Inclusion of the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Projects in the FDEP, Bureau of Beach Management and Coastal Systems FY 08 Long-Range Budget Plan (Environmental Management)

temporarily deferred 11-7-06 30. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Clearwater and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority for a Study to Evaluate Feasibility of a Joint-Use Facility (General Services)

approved 31. Approval of a Contract with the State of Florida, Department of Health for the Operation of the Pinellas County Health Department Contract Year 2006-2007 (Human Services)

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Amended Boundaries to the Dome Industrial Park Community Redevelopment Area and the Amended Blight Study for the City of St. Petersburg (Planning)

approved 33. Adoption of a Resolution Supporting Countywide Concurrency Standards and Methodologies Recommended by the Metropolitan Planning Organization (Planning)

approved 34. Approval of Street Closure Procedures, Protocols, and Regulations for Downtown Palm Harbor (Planning)

approved 35. Approval of an Increase in Funds for Master Purchase Order with Graybar Electric Company, Inc. for Electric Products, Annual Requirements (Purchasing)

approved 36. Other Administrative Matters

a. Adoption of resolution authorizing issuance of Sewer Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2006; approval of refunding documents; and authorization for County Administrator and financial advisor to conduct the bidding process on the County’s behalf.
b. Announcement re Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Health System Revenue Bonds; Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) public hearing to be held on November 7, 2006 re consideration of adoption of a resolution authorizing TEFRA approval on behalf of Indian Rocks Assisted Living Facility.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 37. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Raymond Jimenez, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Ramon Scott Jimenez v. James Coats, Pinellas County Sheriff, et al – U.S. District Court Case No. 8:06-cv-01606-T-30EAJ – Allegations of Wrongful Death and Civil Rights Violation

b. Joseph R. Miele v. BCC, Pinellas County Planning Council, et al – Federal Case No. 8:06-cv-01751-JSM-MAP – Challenge of Constitutionality of Ad Valorem Taxes

c. Francesco Mario Provenzano v. Jim Coats, Sheriff, et al - Federal Civil Case No. 8:06-cv-01303-RAL-TBM – Civil Rights Complaint

approved 38. Approval of a Contract for Legal Services with Macfarlane, Ferguson & McMullen in the Matter of Raymond Jimenez, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Ramon Scott Jimenez v. James Coats, Pinellas County Sheriff, et al Retroactive to September 28, 2006 – U.S. District Court Case No. 8:06-cv-01606-T-30EAJ

39. Miscellaneous
Update re trial on injunctive matter re Charter Review Commission – expect ruling tomorrow.

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C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMS)

approved 40. Approval of Appointments of Members to the Pinellas County EMS Advisory Council

 

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

41. None

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E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 42. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas County Construction and Licensing Board

approved 43. Approval of Appointments to the Tourist Development Council

approved 44. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors

45. Miscellaneous

a. Commissioner Latvala Thanks Attorney Churuti and staff re representation in lawsuit re Charter Review Commission.
b. Commissioner Harris Thanks Commissioner Stewart re Gandy Bridge Oversight Committee; water conservation tip; consumer tip.
c. Commissioner Morroni Reiterates thanks to Attorney Churuti and staff; reads thank you letter from constituent regarding Department of Human Services; thanks Nancy Rose and staff re work on agenda.
d. Commissioner Seel Reiterates thanks to Attorney Churuti and staff; encourages citizen participation in Pinellas Citizens University.
e. Commissioner Stewart Re Pinellas County Job Corps signage in St. Petersburg; thanks Commissioner Harris re service on Friendship Trail; requests information from Attorney Churuti regarding appropriateness of using county vehicles to provide voting instructions.
f. Chairman Welch Re his participation on Saturday, October 21 in Lakewood High School walkathon for sickle cell cure; will be at Canvassing Board on election day November 7;
Commissioner Stewart designated as Chairman pro tempore and Commissioner Harris as Vice-Chairman pro tempore for that date
Motion - Commissioner Duncan
Second - Commissioner Seel
Vote - 7 - 0
New traffic light at Summerdale Drive and State Road 580.

6:30 P.M.

F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD - None

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G. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

approved 46. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Jean Weisman for a Portion of a Drainage and Utility Easement in the Del Prado Imperial Unit 3 Subdivision

approved 47. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 138 of the Pinellas County Code/Land Development Code Relating to Requests for Withdrawals and Continuances of Rezoning Applications and Land Use Map Amendments and Providing Reference to the “Mobile Home Transition Ordinance” within the Zoning Code

approved 48. Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 134 of the Pinellas County Code Establishing the Annual Concurrency Test Statement

49. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

denied without prejudice a. Q Z/LU-13-10-05 (Deferred from July 25, August 22, and September 19, 2006, BCC Meetings)
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 9.7 Acres Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard at the Intersection of Village Green Avenue, Page 267 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 22, Township 30, Range 15, from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-10, Residential, Multiple Family, 10 Units per Acre; RM-1, Residential, Multiple Family, 1 Unit per Acre; and CP-1, Commercial Parkway upon Application of Lakeview Parkland Trust through William Howell, Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 9.7 Acres Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard at the Intersection of Village Green Avenue Located in Section 22, Township 30, Range 15, from Commercial General, Residential Urban & Preservation to Residential Low Medium, Residential/Office/Retail & Preservation, and Providing an Effective Date

approved b. Q Z-3-8-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel Containing Approximately 1.7 Acres Located on the South Side of 150th Avenue North, 600 Feet East of 62nd Street North, Page 725 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 05, Township 30, Range 16, from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing & Industrial Support, upon Application of James B. and Cynthia Gili

approved c. Q LU-2-8-06
An Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .3 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of 46th Avenue and 68th Lane North Located in Section 06, Township 31, Range 16, from Residential Urban to Commercial General, upon Application of Heitman-Ellis Properties, Inc., in Care of Jack Boyle, Jr., through Timothy Schuler, Representative, and Providing an Effective Date

denied d. Q Z/LU-1-8-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Portion of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .8 Acre Located on the South Side of Alderman Road, 300 Feet East of Pine Hill Road, Page 72 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 36, Township 27, Range 15, from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to E-1, Estate Residential, upon Application of Gaylord and Katja Wawrik through Richard Callaby, Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Portion of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .8 Acre Located on the South Side of Alderman Road, 300 Feet East of Pine Hill Road Located in Section 36, Township 27, Range 15, from Residential Rural to Residential Suburban, and Providing an Effective Date

 

6:55 P.M. ADJOURNMENT

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