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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
10:04 A.M. November 4, 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 Withdrawn withdrawn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

PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS

A. 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.
Debra Shade, Neighborly Care Network, St. Petersburg, re thanks for support


B. 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.

PUBLIC HEARINGS - COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

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

SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

+ 1. a. Case #CW 03-63 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.2 Acre Located 300 Feet North of 50th Avenue North and 125 Feet West of 4th Street North; Amendment from Residential Medium to Residential/Office/Retail.

+ b. Case #CW 03-64 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.5 Acre Located on the Southwest Corner of Emerson Avenue South and 31st Street South; Amendment from Residential Urban and Industrial General to Residential Medium.

+ c. Case #CW 03-65 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 0.4 Acre Located on the Southeast Corner of Dr. M.L. King Jr. Street North and 72nd Avenue North; Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential/Office General.

+ d. Case #CW 03-68 – Dunedin.
Location – 1.0 Acre Located on the South Side of San Christopher Drive and 350 Feet East of Richland Avenue; Amendment from Residential Medium to Commercial Limited.

+ e. Case #CW 03-69 – Largo.
Location – 0.8 Acre Located on the Northwest Corner of Seminole Boulevard and 124th Avenue North; Amendment from Residential/Office General and Residential Low to Commercial General.

 

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

+ 2. a. Case #CW 03-66 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 40.0 Acres Located as the Area Bounded by Dr. M.L. King Jr. Street North, Gandy Boulevard, and Roosevelt Boulevard (Area includes Case #CW 03-67); Amendment from Industrial Limited; Commercial General; and Residential/Office General to Industrial Limited; Commercial General; Residential/Office General; and Activity Center-Primary Overlay.

+ b. Case #CW 03-67 – St. Petersburg.
Location – 21.5 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of Gandy Boulevard and Roosevelt Boulevard; and the East Side of Dr. M.L. King Jr. Street North (Area is Part of Case #CW 03-66); Amendment from Industrial Limited to Residential/Office/Retail.

X Order to deny approved  c. DOAH Case No. 03-1500/Case #CW 03-22/#CW 02-39 – City of Clearwater Location – 23.0 Acres Located on the East Side of Chautauqua Avenue, from 103 Feet South of 2nd Avenue North to 2nd Avenue South; Amendment from Residential Suburban; Preservation; and Water/Drainage Feature to Residential Low; Preservation; and Water/Drainage Feature.

 

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

+ 3. TEFRA Hearing on Proposed Issuance of Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority, d/b/a Pinellas County Economic Development Authority, Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (RAMA Holdings, LLC, Project), Series 2003, in an Amount Not to Exceed $2,000,000.00.

+ 4. Proposed Amendment to Article VIII, Chapter 42 of the Pinellas County Code, Pertaining to the Charitable Solicitations Ordinance.

+ 5. Proposed Amendment to Article VIII, Chapter 26 of the Pinellas County Code, Pertaining to the Fortunetelling Ordinance.

+ 6. Proposed Amendment to Article I, Chapter 6 of the Pinellas County Code, Pertaining to the Alcohol and Nudity Ordinance.

+ 7. Proposed Amendment to Article III, Chapter 10 of the Pinellas County Code, Pertaining to the Bingo Ordinance.

 

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.

+ 8. Dredge and Fill Application D/F-1449 for the City of St. Petersburg, Arrowhead Bayou, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg.

+ 9. Dredge and Fill Application D/F-1434 for the City of St. Petersburg, Canals
1 – 10, Venetian Isles, Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg.

+ 10. Dredge and Fill Application D/F-1428 for The Canterbury School/Ellen Welsh, Head of School, 901 58th Avenue Northeast, Placido Bayou, St. Petersburg.

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+ C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

11. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held on September 23, 2003.

12. Reports:

a. Southwest Florida Water Management District Budget in Brief, Fiscal Year 2004 Annual Service Budget from October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.

b. Property Appraiser’s Summary of 2003-04 Budget by Appropriation Category Accepted by the Florida Department of Revenue Pursuant to Section 195.087 (1)(b), Florida Statutes.

c. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2003-16 Dated October 9, 2003, Follow-Up Review to Audit of South County Branch Office.

d. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2002-2003 – Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.

13. Other Approvals:

a. General – Recommendation that the Board of County Commissioners Approve Budget Amendment No. CBA-5-03.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

14. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notices of Annexation, Land Use Plan, Rezoning and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7198-03 through 7200-03 to be Held November 20, 2003; and Ordinances Nos. 7195-03 through 7197-03 and 7201-03 through 7208-03 to be Held December 4, 2003.

b. Correspondence from the City of Oldsmar Regarding Ordinance No. 2003-26, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held October 21, 2003.

c. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held October 23, 2003.

d. Pinellas Park Water Management District TRIM Package for Fiscal Year 2003-2004, Together with Minutes of Public Hearing 2003-2004, Millage Rate/Budget Dated September 18, 2003.

e. City of Dunedin Ordinance No. 03-01, Creating Chapter 111 and Amending Chapter 134 of the Uniform Development Code to Provide for Historic Preservation and a Historic Preservation Overlay Zoning District, Respectively.

f. Resolutions Supporting Continued Inclusion of Local Sources First Policy Pertaining to Florida’s Water Resources:

1. Columbia County Board of County Commissioners, No. 2003R-39, Adopted September 18, 2003.

2. Dixie County Board of County Commissioners, No. 03-30, Adopted September 4, 2003.

3. Marion County Board of County Commissioners, No. 03-R-264, Adopted September 16, 2003.

4. Washington County Board of County Commissioners, Adopted September 18, 2003.

5. Jacksonville City Council, No. 2003-1122-A, Adopted September 9, 2003.

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

15. Approval of an Award of Bid to Oakhurst Construction Company, Inc. for the Construction of Philippe Park Maintenance Building.

Utilities

See No. 22  16. Approval of an Award of Bid for the Indian Shores and Indian Rocks Beach Reclaimed Water System Project.

17. Approval of the Rankings of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firms Regarding Professional Consulting Services for:

a. Subaqueous Crossings Projects.

b. Addition of Fluoride to the Pinellas County Drinking Water Supply.

c. Engineering Services for the Study and Design for the Replacement/Rehabilitation of the Redington Beach Pump Station Nos. 76, 77, and 78.

Other Departments

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

19. Approval of an Award of Bid to Stan Cisilski, Inc. for Lot Maintenance and Debris Removal (Environmental Management).

20. Approval of Budget Amendment No. 36 (Management and Budget).


D. AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

21. Approval of an Award of Bid to Pride Enterprises for Laser Printing/Direct Mail.

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E. REGULAR AGENDA

22. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Additional input provided re Agenda Item No. 16 by Director of Utilities Pick Talley at request of Chairman Seel.

 

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 23. Approval of Addendum No. 8 to the Interlocal Agreement with the Pinellas County Sheriff for the Annual Renewal of Law Enforcement Services.

+ 24. Approval of Change Order No. 2 (Final) with Ajax Paving Industries, Inc. for Overlay and Strengthening of the Terminal Apron.

Public Works

+ 25. Approval of the Local Agency Program Agreement with the State of Florida Department of Transportation for the Design and Construction of the Walsingham Road Sidewalk Project from 119th Street North to Seminole Boulevard.

+ 26. Approval of the Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Professional Services for the Eagle Lake Park Development Project.

+ 27. Approval of the Agreement with Glatting Jackson Kercher Anglin Lopez Rinehart, Inc. for the Parks System Master Planning Project.

+ 28. Approval of Change Order No. 2 and Authorization to Reduce Retainage Monies on the Construction Management Agreement with Skanska USA Building, Inc. for the New Medical Examiner’s Facility and Forensic Center.

TD 11-18-03  29. Approval of the Purchase of Vacant Property Located at the Northwest Corner of Gulf Road and Shore Drive, Sunset Beach Park Site.


Utilities

+ 30. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate Agreements with Both Firms to be Used on an As-Needed Basis for Geotechnical Engineering Services for Miscellaneous Projects.

+ 31. Approval of the First Option of Renewal of Contracts with Various Vendors for the Annual Requirements of Water and Sewer Materials.

+ 32. Approval of an Award of Bid for Water Meters (Cooperative) 2003-2004.

 

Other Departments

+ 33. Approval of the Authorization to Demolish Unsafe Structures and Clear the Property at 5027 Betty Street North, Unincorporated St. Petersburg (Environmental Management).

+ 34. Approval of the Authorization to Demolish Unsafe Structures and Clear the Property at 3068 55th Avenue North, Unincorporated St. Petersburg (Environmental Management).

+ 35. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the Honeymoon Island State Park Amenities Project (Environmental Management).

+ 36. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of Section 6-47(a) of the County Code for the Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve, Inc. to Hold a Fundraising Event at the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center (Environmental Management).

+ 37. Approval of the Nineteenth Lease Amendment to the Revised and Restated Lease Agreement with Community Service Foundation, Inc. (General Services).

+ 38. Approval of a License Agreement with Young Life, Inc. for Use of a County-Owned Lot in the Dansville Redevelopment Area (General Services).

+ 39. Approval of the Contract and Addendum to the Contract with the State of Florida Department of Health for the Operation of the Pinellas County Health Department (Human Services).

+ 40. Approval of the Letter of Agreement with the State of Florida through its Agency for Health Care Administration Regarding the Upper Payment Limit Program for the Provision of Additional Funding for Indigent Health Care (Human Services).

+ 41. Approval of the Florida Medicaid Upper Payment Limit Agreement with Bayfront Medical Center (Human Services).

+ 42. Approval of the Master Hospital Uncompensated and Emergency Care Service Agreement with Local Hospitals, and Authorization to Execute Individual Agreements Pursuant to the Funding Allocation Chart (Human Services).

+ 43. Approval of the Authority to Execute the Master Social Action Funding Agreement, the Master Funding for Local Social Service Agencies Agreement, and their Individual Agreements (Human Services).

+ 44. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Unanticipated Grant and Donation Proceeds in the Capital Projects Fund for the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center Exhibits Project (Management and Budget).

+ 45. Approval of a Donation of the Former Gulf of Mexico Sponge Company Warehouse Building to Heritage Village (Park).

+ 46. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of Section 6-47(a) of the County Code for the Old Palm Harbor Partnership to Hold its Fundraising Event (Planning).

+ 47. Adoption of a Resolution to Support the Current Membership Composition of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (Planning).

+ 48. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment as Surplus and Authorize its Sale as Scrap Material, and Remove Stolen Items from County Fixed Asset Inventory (Purchasing).

TD 11-18-03  49a. Other Administrative Matters.
Amendment No. 1 to Option of Renewal Agreement for Professional Communications Services Contract No. 990-0048-N


COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 50. Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Case of Green Tree Servicing v. Allan Johnson, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 03-7532-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

+ 51. Authority to Initiate Litigation Regarding Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners v. Audrey Ludwig and Lawrence Ludwig – Risk Claim No. VA-02-69782 – Alleged Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle Resulting in Damage to a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Vehicle.

+ 52. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Default Judgments on Inferior Liens in Mortgage Foreclosures.

+ 53. Approval of Contracts for Law Enforcement Services for:

a. City of Belleair Bluffs.

b. Town of North Redington Beach.

c. City of Oldsmar.

d. City of Safety Harbor.

e. City of South Pasadena.

+ 54. Approval of the Recommendation of Settlement in the Case of Pinellas County v. Menios Papas, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-008225-CI-015, Parcel No. 027 (Fee Simple).

+ 55. Miscellaneous.
Authorization not to contest second City of Largo annexation case similar to Wrens Way subdivision annexation on tonight’s City of Largo meeting agenda. Meeting with City Council of Largo suggested – issue of proposed agenda will be forthcoming.

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F. AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

+ 56. Approval of the Airmedical Transport Service Agreement with Bayfront Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a Bayflite.

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

+ 57. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $2,000,000.00 in Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (RAMA Holdings, LLC, Project), Series 2003.

 

G. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

58. None.


H. COUNTY COMMISSION

+ 59. Approval of an Appointment to the Downtown Palm Harbor Review Committee.

TD 11-18-03  60. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas County Charter Review Commission.

+ 61. Approval of an Appointment to the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Board of Directors.

+ 62. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors.

+ 63. Election of 2004 Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

64. Miscellaneous.
Commr. Harris re water conservation tip.
Commr. Latvala re water conservation tip.
Commr. Todd re Botanical Gardens awards and Sierra Club Black Bear awards.
Commr. Welch re reminder to City of St. Petersburg residents to vote in today’s election.
Chairman Seel re request for Tampa Bay Water update – provided by Commissioner Stewart.

12:35 P.M. ADJOURNMENT

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