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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:37 a.m. October 29, 2002

Approved +
Denied X
Temporarily Deferred TD
Public Hearing PH Date

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Any Person Wishing to Speak at this Time (Excluding Issues on the Agenda or Previously Acted on by the BCC) Must Have a Card Filled Out and Turned in to Staff at the Administrative 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.


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


+ 1. Kenneth City/Seminole
Planning Area Boundary Location - The Unincorporated Area Adjoining the Corporate Limits of the Town of Kenneth City, Generally Located between 66th Street and 55th Street and between 40th Avenue North and 58th Avenue North. Proposed Ordinance to Amend the Planning Area Boundaries for Kenneth City, Exemption of Certain Voluntary Annexations in Kenneth City and Deletion of Reference to Seminole Pertaining to Reevaluation of Planning Areas.


+ 2. Proposed Amendments to Chapter 42, Article VIII of the County Code Regarding Disclosure Requirements for Moving Household Goods.

+ 3. Public Hearing to Consider Increase in the Assessment Amount for the Lake Park Subdivision Street Lighting District.


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.

+ 4. Commercial Dock Application CB31976-02, Peter A. Clark a/k/a Tampa Baywatch, 2950 Pinellas Bayway, Tierra Verde, Gulf of Mexico.



5. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meetings Held on September 10, 2002 and September 17, 2002.

6. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for the Month of September 2002.

b. List of Routine Dock Permits Issued from July 1, 2002 through September 30, 2002.

c. Determination of Arbitrage Rebate Liability Report Dated October 7, 2002 - $69,830,000, Pinellas County, Florida Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 1994.

d. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Florida Contraband Forfeiture Semiannual Report for the Period April 1, 2002 through September 30, 2002.

e. Internal Audit Report No. 2002-26, Dated October 17, 2002 - Audit of St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport - Airco Golf Course Operations, Prepared by Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court.

7. Other Approvals:

a. General.

1. Recommendation that the Board of County Commissioners Approve the Write-off of $5,386.00 in Uncollectable Guardianship Fees.

b. Satisfactions of Judgments and Liens.

c. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

8. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Tax Collector's Summary of 2002-2003 Budget by Appropriation Category Accepted by the Florida Department of Revenue Pursuant to Section 195.087, Florida Statutes.

b. Property Appraiser's Budget Amendment/Transfer for Fiscal Year 2002-2003 Accepted by the Florida Department of Revenue Pursuant to Section 195.087, Florida Statutes.

c. Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue Resolution No. 2002-08 Adopted September 18, 2002 Approving the 2002-2003 Budget and the Present Rate of Assessment, and Establishing Pay Raises for Administrative Staff/Personnel, Together with the District's Budget for FY 2002-2003 and the 2003 Calendar of Workshops and Meetings.

d. Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors Meeting Calendar for 2003 Pursuant to Chapter 189, Florida Statutes.

e. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Public Meeting Schedule for Fiscal Year 2003, Together with a Copy of the District Map Pursuant to Chapter 189, Florida Statutes.

f. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7038-02 through 7043-02 to be Held December 5, 2002.

g. Florida Public Service Commission Notices of Public Hearing and Prehearing Conferences to be Held November 4, 18, 20, 21 and 22 and December 4 and 6, 2002 in Tallahassee.

h. City of Largo Notices of Annexation and Land Use Plan Amendment Hearings Held September 17, 2002 Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2002-98 and 2002-99; Held October 1, 2002 Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2002-85, 2002-86, 2002-95 and 2002-100; Held October 15, 2002 Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2003-01 through 2003-04; and Annexation Reports for Proposed Annexations by Referendum of Cove Cay Community and 126th Avenue Properties, Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2003-12 and 2003-13, Respectively, Pursuant to Chapter 171.042 of the Florida Statutes.

i. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Five Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held October 24, 2002.

j. City of Seminole Ordinance No. 17-2002 Adopted August 27, 2002 Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

k. Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) Budget in Brief, Fiscal Year 2003 Annual Service Budget, October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.


Public Works

9. Approval of the Lake Seminole Park Trails Plat.

10. Approval of Award of Bids:

a. Park Street Sidewalk Project.

b. Part I - MacGregor Drive Sidewalk Project and Part II - Highlands Boulevard Sidewalk Project.


11. Approval of Accounting Write-off for Uncollectible Billings for Solid Waste
Tipping Fees.

12. Approval of the Insurance Premium Payment to Acordia Southeast for
Renewal of Commercial Umbrella Insurance Coverage and General Liability Insurance Coverage on the Resource Recovery Facility.

13. Approval of Award of Bid - Old Oakhurst Road/Seminole Area Reclaimed Water Distribution System, Phase 1A.

14. Approval of Option of Renewals:

a. Ferrous Sulfate - Final Option.

b. Water and Wastewater Treating Chemicals - Final Option.

c. Laboratory Testing Services - Second and Final Option.

Other Departments

15. Receipt and File of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Signature (County Administrator).

16. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands Cleared (Environmental Management).

17. Approval of Recommendation to Declare Two Escheat Properties as Surplus, Waive Mineral Rights, and Deed them to the City of Pinellas Park (General Services).

18. Receive and File Quarterly Report on Administrative Budget Amendments (Management and Budget).

19. Approval of Budget Amendments No. 31 - 33 (Management and Budget).

20. Receipt and File of Procurement Items Approved by the County Administrator (Purchasing).

21. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Transfer of County Owned Equipment from the Pinellas County Health Department to All Children's Hospital (Purchasing).

22. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment (Purchasing).

23. Approval of the Purchasing Policy and Procedures Manual (Purchasing).

24. Approval of Authorization of the Insurance Premium Payment to Acordia for
Various Premiums for Insurance Renewals (Risk Management).


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



+ 26. Approval of Addendum No. 7 to the Interlocal Agreement for the Annual Renewal of Law Enforcement Services at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

+ 27. Approval of a Contract for the Sale and Purchase of .193 Acre of Land on Ulmerton Road.

Public Works

+ 28. Approval of the Installation of Two Speed Humps on 70th Avenue North and One Three-Way Stop Condition on 70th Avenue North at 67th Street North.

+ 29. Approval to Execute a Local Agency Program Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the U.S. 19 "Wayfinder" Signing Project.

+ 30. Adoption of a Resolution, Approval of a Letter of Understanding and Maintenance Agreement for the Design, Construction and Future Maintenance of the Pinellas (Fred Marquis) Trail Pedestrian Bridge over 38th Avenue North.


+ 31. Approval of Change Order No. 1 for Improvements to Pump Station Nos. 23, 54, 63, 66 and Indian Rocks Beach Pump Station.

+ 32. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Engineering Agreement for Consulting Services for the Indian Shores/Indian Rocks Beach Reclaimed Water and Distribution System.

+ 33. Approval of Amendment No. 9 to the Utility Systems Design and Planning Project.

Other Departments

+ 34. Adoption of a Resolution Conditionally Approving the Transfer and Change of Control of the Cable Franchise from Time Warner Entertainment/Advance Newhouse (TWEAN) to TWEAN Subsidiary LLC and Transfer of Control from AOL-Time Warner to Advance-Newhouse (County Administrator/County Attorney).

+ PH 12/17 35. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on Amendments to the Noise Ordinance (Environmental Management/County Attorney).

+ PH 11/19 36. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing on an Ordinance Relating to Mangroves (Environmental Management).

+ 37. Approval of an Amendment of Solicitation/Modification of the Contract with the U.S. Coast Guard at Ft. DeSoto Park (General Services).

+ 38. Approval of the Purchase of Vacant Land in the Brooker/Anclote Corridor Project Area (General Services).

+ 39. Approval of the Legal Aid Services Agreement with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. (Justice Coordination).

+ 40. Approval of the Traffic Law Enforcement Agreement with Presidents Landing Homeowners Association, Inc. (Justice Coordination).

+ 41. Adoption of a Resolution Delegating Authority to the City of Clearwater the Power to Prepare a Community Redevelopment Plan within a Proposed Expansion Area of the Downtown Clearwater Redevelopment District (Planning Department).

+ 42. Adoption of a Resolution Delegating Authority to the City of Largo the Power to Prepare a Community Redevelopment Plan within a Proposed Expansion Area of the Clearwater-Largo Road Community Redevelopment District (Planning Department).

+ 43. Adoption of a Resolution Delegating Authority to the City of Largo the Power to Prepare a Community Redevelopment Plan within a Proposed Expansion Area of the West Bay Drive Downtown Redevelopment District (Planning Department).

+ 44. Approval of Staff Recommendation for the Board of County Commissioners to Not Delegate Authority to the City of Tarpon Springs the Power to Prepare a Community Redevelopment Plan within a Proposed Expansion Area of the Tarpon Springs Downtown Redevelopment District (Planning Department).

None 45. Other Administrative Matters.


+ 46. Request Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. The Bank of New York, etc. v. Mitchell L. Harter, Jr., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7720-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

b. Daryl Derwort v. Anthony Stokes, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7565-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Quiet Title Action.

c. First Nationwide Mortgage Corporation v. Pearline Poinsette, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7575-CI-8 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Deferred Payment Mortgage.

d. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. v. Valerie V. Brannon, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7755-CI-13 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage.

e. Southtrust Bank, National Association v. Barry C. Wasson, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7715-CI-20 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Subordinate Mortgage and a Mortgage Modification Agreement.

f. David Browder, Jr., as Trustee under Agreement Dated 7/26/88 v. Pinellas County, etc. - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7717-CI-21 - Allegation of Inverse Condemnation.

g. Elliot Campbell v. Everett S. Rice, as Sheriff of Pinellas County, Florida - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-7256-CI-19 - Allegations of Denied Medical Care.

h. Debra Corvese v. Pinellas County Sheriff's Department and David Robertshaw - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-006840-CI-19 - Allegations of Permanent Bodily Injury.

+ 47. Authority for the County Attorney to File a Small Claims Action on Behalf of Sunstar against:

a. Estate of Fred D. Grubb for Unpaid Ambulance Bills.

b. Estate of Patricia Bell Willets for Unpaid Ambulance Bills.

c. Estate of Alan R. Williams for Unpaid Ambulance Bills.

+ 48. Authority to Initiate Litigation against Harry E. Stout.

+ 49. Authority for County Attorney to File a Circuit Civil Action on Behalf of Sunstar Against Air Ambulance Care Flight International, Inc. for Unpaid Ambulance Transport Bills.

+ 50. Request Authority to File a Statement of Claim on Behalf of Pinellas County Against the Estate of Evelyn W. Howard - Probate Case No. 02-3717-ES003.

+ 51. Approval of Resolution Regarding the County's Cafeteria Plan with Flexible Spending Arrangement.

+ 52. Approval of Amendment to Special Counsel Contract - Ford & Harrison, LLP.

+ 53. Authorization to Settle in the Case of Jason Lay v. Pinellas County - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-4423-CI-15.

None 54. Miscellaneous.



+ 55. Approval and Acceptance of the Final Completion and Release of Retainage for the North and South Parking Lot Renovation Project at the Young - Rainey STAR Center.

+ 56. Approval of a Lease Agreement with the University of South Florida, Small Business Development Center.

+ 57. Approval of the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the ENSER Corporation.


+ 58. Approval of the Appointment of Dr. Laurie Romig as the Medical Director of Emergency Medical Services.


+ 59. Letter sent by Chairman Todd to Florida Department of Environmental
Protection in opposition to the City of St. Petersburg's request to annex
the Gateway Preserve.


+ 60. Approval of Appointments to the Tourist Development Council.

+ 61. Approval of Re-Appointments to the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Economic Development Council.

62. Miscellaneous.