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Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results - November 5, 2002

Meeting Date November 5, 2002 * 9:30 a.m.






Temporarily Deferred


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:



+ a. Case #CW 02-45 - Pinellas County
Location - 5.50 Acres Located on the Northwest Corner of Dempsey Road and Tampa Road. Amendment from Residential Medium and Preservation to Residential Medium with Resort Facilities Overlay and Preservation.

+ b. Case #CW 02-47 - Pinellas Park
Location - 1.86 Acres Located 160 Feet North of 98th Avenue on the East Side of 66th Street North. Amendment from Commercial General to Residential/Office General.



+ a. Case #CW 02-40 - Seminole
Location - 7.63 Acres Located on the North Side of 102nd Avenue North and 300 Feet West of Seminole Boulevard. Amendment from Institutional to Commercial General.

TD 12-3-02 b. Case #CW 02-44 - Clearwater
Location - 3.08 Acres Located East of South Bayview Avenue and North and South of Penmar Drive, all 850 Feet South of Gulf to Bay Boulevard. Amendment from Residential Low to Institutional.

+ c. Case #CW 02-46 - Largo
Location - 11.21 Acres South of Unimproved 142nd Avenue North and on the East Side of Starkey Road, 1,840 Feet North of Ulmerton Road. Amendment from Industrial Limited and Transportation/Utility to Residential Low Medium and Transportation/Utility Overlay.

+ d. Case #CW 02-48 - St. Petersburg
Location - 1.63 Acres Located on the South Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and 28th Street North. Amendment from Industrial Limited to Industrial Limited with Activity Center/Primary.


+ 3. TEFRA Public Hearing - Resolution Approving Issuance of Not to Exceed $2,500,000 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds for the Xtreme Energy, Inc. Project, Series 2002.



4. Approval of Minutes - None.

5. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Annual Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2003.

b. Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Interim Fiscal Reports (Unaudited) dated September 30, 2002.

c. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 03-031, Quality Assurance Review of the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs Office of Inspector General/Internal Audit Activity for the Period July 2001 through June 2002.

6. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

7. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting of April 3, 2002, Together with Independent Auditors' Report and General Purpose Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2001, Prepared by Grau and Company, P.A.

b. Correspondence Received from the Florida Department of Transportation Regarding Public Information Meeting on Proposed Improvements to Gulf Boulevard (S.R. 699) from 97th Avenue to 105th Avenue in Treasure Island Held October 29, 2002 at the Treasure Island Community Center.

c. City of Clearwater Ordinance No. 7003-02 Adopted October 3, 2002 Annexing Certain Property.

d. City of Largo Notice of Annexation Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2003-05 Through 2003-09 to be Held November 5, 2002.

e. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Three Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearing to be Held November 14, 2002.



8. Approval of the Ranking of Firms for a Consultant Selection and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for the Following Projects:

a. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport Airside General Engineering Consultant Services.

b. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport Landside General Engineering Consultant Services.

Public Works

9. Approval of Sureties and Acceptance of Sidewalk Guarantee.


10. Approval of the Ranking of Firms for a Consultant Selection and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for the South Cross Bayou Water Reclamation Facility - Tour Renovations.

11. Approval of Award of Bid for Water and Sewer Materials.

Other Departments

12. Adoption of a Resolution Supplementing the FY03 General Fund Budget, Transfer to Sheriff (Management and Budget):

a. COPS Facial Recognition Technology Grant, School Safety Hotline Grant, and Crime Stoppers Grant.

b. Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, Aggressive Driving Grant, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement Byrne Formula Grant.

13. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment as Scrap Material (Purchasing).

14. Approval of Award of Contract for Moving Services to Adkins Transfer, Inc. (Purchasing).

15. Approval of Pinellas County Sheriff Deputies Blanket Bonds (Risk Management).


None 16. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).



+ 17. Approval of Amendment No. 1 (Final) to the Interlocal Joint Project Agreement with Tampa Bay Water for Construction of the S.K. Keller Ammonia Feed Facilities and the Keller Connector Interim Chemical Feed Facilities.

+ 18. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Engineering Agreement for Consulting Services for the Old Oakhurst Road/Seminole Area Reclaimed Water Distribution System, Phase I Project.

+ 19. Approval of Change Order No. 1 - Annual Water and Reclaimed Water Main Installation.

Other Departments

TD 20. Approval of the Revised Board of County Commissioners' Travel Policy (County Administrator).

+ 21. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Expenditure of Public Funds for Recognition and Meals for the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation (County Administrator).

+ 22. Adoption of a Resolution Granting Authority to the County Administrator to Conduct an Annual Performance Review of the Executive Director of WorkNet Pinellas (County Administrator/County Attorney).

+ 23. Approval of an Operating Agreement with the Friends of the Florida Botanical Gardens to Operate the Botanical Bounty Gift Shop (Cooperative Extension).

+ 24. Approval of a Contract with the Pinellas County Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services - Environmental Lands Unit (Environmental Management).

+ 25. Approval of the First Lease Amendment with I and S Associates, LLC, d/b/a Plaza 300 Associates, LLC for Office Space at the Clearwater Centre for Social Services (General Services).

+ 26. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Master Planning and Design Services Agreement with Hoffman Architects, P.A. for the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center (General Services).

+ 27. Approval to Terminate an Agreement with Pierce Goodwin Alexander and Linville, Inc. for Ongoing Design Professional Services (General Services).

+ 28. Approval of a Contract with the Florida Department of Corrections for Project HOPE (Justice Coordination).

+ 29. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of the Pinellas County Code for the Old Palm Harbor Partnership to Hold its Second Fundraising Event Called "Old Palm Harbor Country Fest" on Florida Avenue (Planning Department).

30. Other Administrative Matters.

+a. Florida Medicaid Upper Payment Limit Agreement between Pinellas County and Bayfront Medical Center.

+ b. Master Hospital Emergency Services Agreement, Upper Payment Limit Program.

+ c. Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Upper Payment Limit Program.

+ d. Master Hospital Uncompensated Care Service Agreement, Upper Payment Limit Program.

Pinellas County's Project Wall Springs Coastal Addition No. 2 scored No. 1 of applications for funding from Florida Communities Trust Program.


31. Authority for the County to Defend:

+ a. First State Bank, etc. v. Jerry G. Devereaux, etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8072-CI-8 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Deferred Payment Mortgage.

WD b. Request for Authority to File a Small Claims Action on Behalf of Sunstar against the Estate of Edward E. Stallings for Unpaid Ambulance Bills.

+ c. Reimbursement of Taxable Costs in State v. Martin Kwasi Sakyi-Amfo - Case No. CRC00- 05379CFANO-1.

32. Miscellaneous.

Comments re mileage statute.



+ 33. Adoption of an Inducement Resolution for Issuance of Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, Xtreme Energy, Inc. Project, Series 2002.


34. Traffic Control Jurisdictions.


+ 35. Approval of Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors.

36. Miscellaneous.