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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
2:33 P.M. November 16, 2004

Karen Williams Seel, Robert B. Stewart, Kenneth T. Welch and Ronnie E. Duncan were sworn in as Pinellas County Commissioners.


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 Withdrawn withdrawn

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INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE o the Flag of the United States of America

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting Held October 5, 2004.

2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Florida Contraband Forfeiture Semiannual Report for the Period from April 1, 2004 to September 30, 2004.

b. Juvenile Welfare Board Interim Financial Reports (Unaudited) Dated September 30, 2004.

c. Pinellas Planning Council Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2004-05.

d. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2003-2004 – Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

e. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2003-2004 – Pinellas County Property Appraiser.

f. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2003-2004 – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

g. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2003-2004 – Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.

h. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2003-2004 – Pinellas County Tax Collector.

i. Southwest Florida Water Management District Budget in Brief, Fiscal Year 2005 Annual Service Budget, October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.

j. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-15 Dated October 28, 2004 – Audit of Court Refunds.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General – Public Official Bonds for Norman G. Atherton, Seat No. 1; Robert Shatanoff, Seat No. 3; and Joseph Petrillo, Seat No. 5; Palm Harbor Special Fire Control District.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Memorandum of Understanding with the Clearwater Police Department for Precision Immobilization Technique Training.

b. City of Largo Ability to Serve Report Regarding Planning and Service Areas East of U.S. Highway 19.

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held November 9, 2004.

d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinances Nos. 2004-13 through 2004-15 Adopted October 18, 2004 for Voluntary Annexation of Certain Property.

e. Pinellas Park Water Management District Truth in Millage (TRIM) Package for Fiscal Year 2004-2005.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of the Confirmation of an Emergency Purchase from Kloote Contracting, Inc. for Countywide Storm Drain Repair.

Other Departments

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

7. Approval of the Purchases of One Wheel Loader from Ring Power Corporation and Two Street Sweepers from Tennant Company (General Services).

8. Approval to Declare Three Citywatch Community Messaging Systems Surplus and Authorize their Transfer to the Cities of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Dunedin (Justice and Consumer Services).

9. Approval of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Amendments Nos. 44 through 50 (Management and Budget).

10. Approval to Declare Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment Surplus and Authorize its Sale (Purchasing).

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 11. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 12. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with Florida Department of Transportation for 54th Avenue North at 28th Street North for Additional Left Turn Lanes and Signals.

approved 13. Approval to Delegate the Authority to the County Administrator to Terminate the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority.

approved 14. Approval of the Installation of Three-Way Stop Conditions at the Intersections of 46th Street North and 48th Avenue North, 46th Street North and 50th Avenue North, and 46th Street North and 52nd Avenue North.

approved 15. Adoption of a Resolution Dedicating a Portion of County-Owned Property as Public Road Right-of-Way for 58th Street.

approved 16. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property with Nikiforos and Helen M. Karoutsos for the Wall Springs Park Project.

Utilities

approved 17. Approval of Change Order No. 3 Final and Release of Retainage with Westra Construction Corporation for the Oakhurst Road Improvements Project.

approved 18. Approval of Change Order No. 4 with the Florida Department of Transportation for State Road 55 (U.S. Highway 19) from South of Northeast Coachman Road to North of Sunset Point Road.

approved 19. Approval to Issue a Request for Qualifications Relating to the Procurement of Operation, Maintenance, and Management Services for the Resource Recovery Facility.

approved public hearing 12/21/04 20. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Proposed Resolution for Public Hearing Regarding a Revised Fee Schedule for Activities, Services, and Charges at the Solid Waste Disposal Facility.

Other Departments

approved 21. Approval of the Lake Seminole Watershed Management Plan (Environmental Management).

approved 22. Approval of a Lease Agreement with Starkey Lakes Ltd. for the Property Appraiser (General Services).

approved 23. Approval of the Upper Payment Limit Agreement with the State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration for the Provision of Additional Funding for Indigent Health Care (Human Services).

approved 24. Approval of a Master Medicated Upper Payment Limit Agreement with Hospitals for Administration of Program Funds (Human Services).

approved 25. Approval of a Master Hospital Uncompensated and Emergency Care Services Agreement with Hospitals (Human Services).

approved 26. Approval of a Pharmacy Services Agreement with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. for Expansion of Health Care (Human Services).

approved 27. Approval of a Service Agreement with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. for Nursing Staff for the Mobile Medical Unit (Human Services).

approved 28. Approval of a Health Care Services Agreement with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. for Expansion of Health Care Access to the Medically Underserved (Human Services).

approved 29. Approval of a Service Hours Expansion Agreement with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. for Expansion of Health Care Access to the Medically Underserved (Human Services).

approved 30. Approval of a Traffic Law Enforcement Agreement with the City of South Pasadena (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 31. Approval of a Traffic Law Enforcement Agreement with the City of Belleair Bluffs (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for the Sheriff’s Contract with the City of Clearwater (Management and Budget).

approved 33. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund for General Government (Municipal Services Taxing Unit) from Fund Balance Associated with Prior Year Revenue (Management and Budget).

approved 34. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of Section 6-47(a) for the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce’s 30th Annual Fine Arts Festival in Downtown Palm Harbor (Planning).

approved 35. Approval of an Award of Bid for Janitorial Services in Various County Buildings (Purchasing).

approved public hearing 12/07/04 36. Approval of the Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Ordinance Pertaining to Protest Procedure and Lobbying (Purchasing).

approved 37. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve the Placement of Deputy Sheriff Blanket Bonds (Risk Management).

approved 38. Approval of the Payment of Insurance Premiums for Commercial Property and Casualty Insurance Coverage (Risk Management).

39. Other Administrative Matters.

public hearing 11/30/04 a. Announcement of Public Hearings Regarding the Designation of a Brownfield Area in the Lealman Community.

approved b. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with City of Largo for easements re purchase of Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority property.


COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 40. Approval of the Authority to Defend the Cases of:

a. Midfirst Bank v. Bruce and Sondra Huntington, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-7671-CI-20 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

b. Gloria Young, Individually as Parent, Personal Representative of the Estate of Glen Young, Jr. v. Everett S. Rice, et al – Federal Case No. 8:04-CV-1937-T-24TGW – Allegations of a Violation of Eighth Amendment Rights.

approved 41. Approval of Contracts for Various Law Enforcement Services with the:

a. City of Gulfport.

b. City of Indian Rocks Beach.

c. Town of Kenneth City.

d. City of Safety Harbor.

e. City of St. Pete Beach.

42. Miscellaneous.

a. Judge’s order re favorable ruling re juvenile justice lawsuit.

b. Shadow meeting scheduled on January 18, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. re specific litigation matters relating to JP Morgan Chase Bank f/k/a Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, et al. versus Pinellas County and Tampa Bay Water, Circuit Civil Case No. 04-002514-CI-020.

 

approved c. Approval of Public Official Bonds for Commissioners Ronnie E. Duncan, Karen Williams Seel, Robert B. Stewart and Kenneth T. Welch.

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C. AUTHORITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

approved 43. Approval of Amendment 16 to the Lease Agreement with Raytheon Company at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 44. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with S.M. Stoller Corporation at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 45. Approval of a Fourth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Successor-in-Interest to Eckerd Corporation, at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 46. Approval of Change Order No. 1 and Release of Retainage with Caladesi Construction Company for Young-Rainey STAR Center Building 200 Renovation.

 

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

47. None.

 

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

48. Selection of Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2005.

approved Commissioner John Morroni elected Chairman and Commissioner Kenneth T. Welch elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners for the year 2005.

49. Miscellaneous.

Commr. Harris: Attended youth conference in Tampa on 11/15; requested clarification re hurricane-damaged tree removal, Mr. Spratt to confer with Environmental Management; water conservation tip.
Commr. Duncan: Related that he is looking forward to working with the members; stated that he shares Barbara Sheen Todd’s environmental focus.
Commr. Morroni: Congratulated commissioners on election/re-election; plans to continue ambassador visits with mayors; proposed that commission meetings have two public input sessions and requested input by members at next meeting; related that he will be more involved in transportation, environmental and budget issues; clarified that Mr. Andriso’s reappointment to Unified Personnel Board will be discussed at December meeting.
Commr. Latvala: Requested that a member attend upcoming Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council meeting; whereupon, Commissioner Morroni volunteered; Commissioner Seel to speak at STAR Center.
Commr. Seel:
Requested a joint School Board/BCC meeting be placed on calendar in 2005.
Commr. Stewart: Congratulated elected/re-elected commissioners; Job Corps update; provided update re recent Tampa Bay Water Board meeting he attended with Chairman Latvala.
Commr. Welch: Welcomed Commissioner Duncan; congratulated Commissioner Morroni on chairmanship, and supported proposal for two citizen input sessions at commission meetings.

 

6:30 P.M.

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.

Peter White, Pinellas Park, re reaching young people with hope.
Charles Michael Diehl, Clearwater, re what Pinellas County has done and is doing to me.

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. Please Refer to the Back of Your Agenda Copy for More Details on Guidelines for Time Limitations and Opportunities to Speak.

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

approved 50. TEFRA Hearing Regarding the Proposed Issuance of Approximately $15,000,000 of Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds (Sun Coast Hospital Project) Series 2004.

approved 51. TEFRA Hearing Regarding the Proposed Issuance of Approximately $10,000,000 of Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds (Helen Ellis Hospital Project) Series 2004.

approved 52. TEFRA Hearing Regarding the Proposed Issuance of Approximately $21,500,000 of Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds (Sun Coast Hospice Project) Series 2004.

approved 53. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Michael A. and Brenda D. Marr for the 25-Foot Wide Drainage and Utility Easement Being the East 25 Feet of Lot 5, Block 1, Crossing at the Narrows Subdivision, Located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.

approved 54. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Paul E. and Carla E. Guertin for the East 4.0 Feet of the South 38.0 Feet of the North 45.6 Feet of the 10- Foot Utility and Sewer Easement Lying within the West 10 Feet of Lot 17, Block E, Suburban Estates 3rd Addition Subdivision, Located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 29 South, Range 15 East.

approved 55. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Robert E. and Valerie R. Warnick for a Portion of the 10-Foot Wide Utility, Sewer and/or Drainage Easement, Being the West 41 Feet of the East 66.40 Feet of the North 5 Feet of the South 10 Feet of Lot 25, Seminole Park Estates, Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.

approved 56. Proposed Ordinance Amending Pinellas County Code Section 130-105 to Add the Safety Harbor Shoreline as a Seasonal Slow Speed Zone.

57. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

approved a. LU-8-10-04.
Application of Salvatore and Victoria Sardo for a Land Use Change from Residential Low Medium to Residential Medium on Approximately 0.26 Acre on the South Side of 101st Avenue North, 450 Feet East of Seminole Boulevard (10584-101st Avenue North and 10610-101st Avenue North).

approved b. Z/LU-2-9-04.
Application of Harpoon Investments, Inc. and Mastry Family Partnership through John D. Carr, Contemporary Housing Alternatives of Florida, Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District and R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-12.5, Residential Medium-12.5 Units per Acre, Land Use Change from Residential Urban and Commercial General to Residential Medium and a Special Exception for a 50% Density Bonus for Affordable Housing on Approximately 4.5892 Acres on the East Side of 28th Street North, 130 Feet North of 42nd Avenue North.

approved c. Z-2-10-04.
Application of Sunburst Siding and Remodeling Services through Steve Kozenieski, Representative, for a Zoning Change from R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and a Variance to Permit a 5,750 Square Foot Lot Having 50 Feet in Width Where a 6,000 Square Foot Lot and 60 Feet in Width are Required on Approximately 0.13 Acre on the South Side of Pennsylvania Avenue, 150 Feet East of U.S. Highway Alternate 19.

approved d. Z-4-10-04.
Application of Anna Mae Noell Trust through Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc., in care of Debbie Cobb, Representative, for a Zoning Change from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services District to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support on Approximately 6.41 Acres on the East Side of U.S. Highway Alternate 19, 1,500 Feet South of Klosterman Road.

approved e. Z-3-10-04.
Application of Bayou Development Partners II, Inc. and John and Phyllis Moore through Gulf Coast Consulting, Inc., in care of Robert Pergolizzi, AICP, Representative, for a Zoning Change from R-3, Single Family Residential and A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to RM-5, Residential Multiple Family-5 Units per Acre and PC, Preservation Conservation on Approximately 15.54 Acres on the East Side of 83rd Street North, 950 Feet North of Park Boulevard North.

approved f. Z-5-10-04.
Application of Kenneth M. Roesch, Jr. and Anita Roesch through Gary Robinson, P.A., in care of Brian K. Oblow, Esq., Representative, for a Zoning Change from C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support to M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry on Approximately 0.258 Acre 232 Feet West of 66th Street North, 300 Feet South of 138th Avenue North.

approved g. Z/LU-7-10-04.
Application of East Madeira Corporation through Bacon, Bacon & Goddard, in care of David A. Bacon, Representative, for a Zoning Change from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions and C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to Commercial Recreation and Land Use Change from Residential Urban to Commercial Recreation on Approximately 2.657 Acres between Harbor Heights Drive North and the Pinellas Trail and North of 92nd Street North.

denied h. Z/LU-6-10-04.
Application of Clay & Pam, L.L.C., in care of Clayton and Pamela
Miller, Representatives, for a Zoning Change R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support and Land Use Change from Residential Medium to Industrial Limited on Approximately 0.8 Acre on the East Side of 8th Street, 135 Feet North of Florida Avenue.

ADJOURNMENT – 7:50 P.M.

 

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