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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
3:00 p.m. November 19, 2002

RESULTS KEY
Approved +
Denied X
Temporarily Deferred TD
Public Hearing PH Date

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INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS

+ A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting Held on October 15, 2002.

2. Reports:

a. Capital Improvement Program, Six-Year Work Plan, FY2003 through
FY 2008, Pinellas County, Florida.

b. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2001 through 2002 - Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.

c. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2001 through 2002 - Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

d. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2001 through 2002 - Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court Public Records Modernization Trust Fund.

e. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2001 through 2002 - Pinellas County Tax Collector.

f. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2001 through 2002 - Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

g. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2001 through 2002 - Pinellas County Property Appraiser.

h. Bond Transcripts for Pinellas County, Florida - $26,620,000 Capital Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2002, Dated July 1, 2002.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General - None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Notification from the Clerk of the Circuit Court that Pursuant to Chapter 28.32, Florida Statutes, Cancelled Checks (Warrants) from October 1, 1996 through September 30, 1997 will be Destroyed in Accordance with the Florida Department of State Records Retention Schedules.

b. City of Clearwater Public Hearing Notice of Land Use Plan and Zoning Atlas Amendments Regarding Ordinances Nos. 7004-02 and 7005-02 to be Held November 21, 2002.

c. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2002-20 Adopted October 21, 2002, Annexing Certain Property.

d. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 24-2002 and 25-2002 Adopted October 8, 2002, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property.

e. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 12, Together with Certification of Final Taxable Value.

f. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held June 5, 2002; Financial Statements for Period Ending April 30, 2002; and Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2003, Dated June 5, 2002, Pursuant to Chapter 190.008(2)(b), Florida Statutes.

g. Correspondence from Pinellas County Sheriff Everett S. Rice Regarding Returning $6,998,863 in Excess Fees for FY 2001-2002 in Accordance to Statute Responsibility.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

5. Approval of Change Orders:

a. Change Order No. 1 Final - Walsingham Park Expansion Phase 5A.

b. Change Order No 1. Final - Whitcomb Boulevard Culvert Extension.

c. Change Order No. 1 Final - 2001/2002 Annual Contract Construction of Underdrains and Minor Drainage.

d. Change Order No. 2 Final - Part I, 52nd Avenue at 108th Way Drainage Improvement and Part II, Feather Sound Structure Replacement.

6. Approval of Award of Contract for Countywide Sidewalk and Driveway Construction, Repair/Replacement.

7. Approval of Sidewalk Easement for Recording, Acceptance and Release of Sureties.

Utilities

8. Approval of Amendment to the Contract - Air Conditioning Maintenance Services for Utilities Buildings.

Other Departments

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

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

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

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

B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 13. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Authorization granted to proceed with St. Andrew's Links Golf Course
and Recreation Partnership Interlocal Agreement

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 14. Approval of the First Amendment to the Agreement for Cooperative Marketing with American Trans Air, Inc.

+ 15. Approval of Award of Contract for Security Guard Services for the Coast Guard Air Station.

Public Works

+ 16. 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 Fire and EMS Training Facility, Design and Build Services.

TD 17. Approval of Change Order No. 1 for Construction of the East/West Connector Road Phase I, from Tampa Road to the East Property Line of Harrod Properties, and Phase II from the East Property Line of Harrod Properties to Race Track Road.

+ 18. Approval to Execute Amendment No. 5 to the Engineering Services Agreement for the Klosterman Road - U.S. 19A to U.S. 19 Roadway Improvement Project.

+ 19. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing a Quit Claim Deed to Transfer the County's Interest in a Sidewalk Easement to the State of Florida, Department of Transportation for the State Road 586 (Curlew Road) Project.

+ 20. Approval of a Request to Execute a Quit Claim Deed Submitted by Daniel A. Baker and Sherri L. Baker for a 3.5 Foot by 50.0 Foot Portion of a 5.0 Foot Private Drainage and Utility Easement on Lots 17 and 18, Block 39, Tierra Verde Unit One, Located in the Southwest 1/4 of Section 20, Township 32 South, Range 16 East.

+ 21. Approval of Authority to Advertise for a Public Meeting on the Proposed Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge Replacements.

Utilities

+ 22. Approval to Transfer Escrow Funds from the Joint Project Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the Blind Pass Bridge Replacement Project to the Joint Project Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the Curlew Road at U.S. Highway 19 Project.

+ 23. 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 Water Storage Tank Modifications.

+ 24. Approval to Amend the Contract for Grounds Maintenance, Utilities and Re-Award in Part for Grounds Maintenance at Various Utilities Locations.

Other Departments

+ 25. Approval of Appointment of Director of Emergency Management (County Administrator).

+ 26. Approval of an Agreement for the Partial Taking of Vacant Property from Parcels Nos. 08/30/15/70470/100/1917 and 08/30/15/70470/100/1918 for the Dansville Neighborhood Improvement Area, Phase II (Community Development).

+ 27. Approval of an Agreement with Jesse J. Campbell and Sharon D. Campbell for the Exchange of Drainage and Utility Easements for the Dansville Neighborhood Improvement Area, Phase II (Community Development).

+ 28. Approval of an Agreement to Acquire Parcel No. 08/30/15/70470/100/1605 for the Dansville Neighborhood Improvement Area, Phase II (Community Development).

+ 29. Approval of an Agreement for the Partial Taking of Vacant Property from Parcel No. 08/30/15/70470/100/0415 for the Dansville Neighborhood Improvement Area (Community Development).

+ 30. Approval of Second Addendum to the Interlocal Agreement with the School Board of Pinellas County to Increase the Amount of Safe Hurricane Shelter Space (Emergency Management).

+ 31. Approval of a Special Purpose Grant Agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Tampa Bay Region Air Toxics Study (Environmental Management).

+ 32. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Agreement and First Option of Renewal for Fire System Inspections/Repair, 2000-2002 (General Services).

+ 33. Approval of a Noncompetitive Purchase for Extended Warranty Services for Elevators and Escalators (General Services).

+ 34. Approval of Final Negotiated Contract for Countywide Space Needs Assessment (General Services).

+ 35. Approval of a Service Funding Agreement with Operation PAR, Inc. for Project HOPE (Justice Coordination).

+ 36. Adoption of a Resolution Supplementing the FY03 General Fund Budget - Transfer to the Sheriff's Department for Law Enforcement Services at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (Management and Budget).

TD 37. Approval of an Amendment to the St. Petersburg College and WorkNet Pinellas Contract (WorkNet Pinellas).

None 38. Other Administrative Matters.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 39. Request Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. Anita Mancini Roesch, et al v. Julie Marie Williams - Circuit Civil Case No. 01-8382-CI-8 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a State Housing Investment Partnership Program Mortgage and a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

b. Citimortgage, Inc., etc. v. Carrie B. Evans, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8323-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

c. G.E. Capital Mortgage Services, Inc. v. Solomon E. Ponds, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8281-CI-13 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

d. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., v. Kevin F. Bull, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8377-CI-007 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

e. Republic Bank v. Adams L. Radcliffe, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8336-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

f. Wells Fargo Bank, etc., v. Kelly Marie Franks, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-8501-CI-008 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs and a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

g. Clifford Cohoon v. State of Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioner, Florida Attorney General, City of Sanibel, et al - Case No. 8:02-CV-1677-T-26-TBM - In the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa - Allegations of Violations of a Fundamental Constitutional Right.

40. Approval of Contract for Law Enforcement Services for:

+ a. City of Indian Rocks Beach.

+ b. City of Pinellas Park for Latent Fingerprint and Crime Scene Services and Evidence and Property Storage.

+ c. City of Safety Harbor.

+ d. City of St. Pete Beach for Crime Scene and Latent Fingerprint Services
and Property and Evidence Storage.

+ e. Diane Nelson, as Tax Collector.

+ 41. Approval of Amendment to Special Counsel - Ford & Harrison, LLP.

+ 42. Approval of Indemnity Agreement with Honeywell, Inc.

+ 43. Approval of Grant-in-Aid Agreement for Child Dependency between Justice Administrative Commission and BCC - July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003.

+ 44. Approval of Settlement of Claim for Injuries Incurred as a Result of a Motor Vehicle Accident - Gary Lynch.

X 12-3-02 45. Authorization of Offer of Judgment in Great Monument Construction Company
v. Board of County Commissioners and Parsons Engineering Science, Inc., et al.
Shadow Meeting
scheduled

46. Miscellaneous.
+ PH - 12/03/02 a. Authority granted to advertise public hearing on proposed ordinance
relating to the registration of lobbyists.
b. Lealman election issue resolved.

C. AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

+ 47. Adoption of a Resolution and Approval of a Grant Application for an Award from the State Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund.

+ 48. Approval of Renewal of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for Advanced Life Support First Responders, Advanced Life Support Helicopter Ambulance Services, All Children's Hospital, and the Emergency Medical Services Authority d/b/a Sunstar.

D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

49. Update by Leroy Sullivan, Chairman - WorkNet Pinellas.

+ 50. Revisions to the Water Policy.

51. Fire District Options.

TD 52. Status of Recreation Funding Recommendations.

53. Special Assessment Collection Method.
Annexation Update

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

54. Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman.
Commissioner Seel elected Chairman and Commissioner Latvala elected
Vice-Chairman of BCC for 2003

+ 55. Approval of Re-Appointment to the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Economic Development Council.

+ 56. Approval of Re-Appointment to the Pinellas County Health Facilities Authority.

57. Miscellaneous.

6:42 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

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.

(1) Reverend Otis Green, Clearwater, re Parkinson's Disease
(2) Don Cocker, Unincorporated Pinellas County, re traffic signal allocation selection procedure and code enforcement issue
(3) Theresa Lassiter, St. Petersburg, re request for payment from WorkNet
(4) W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re saving lives
(5) Kurt Gratzol, IRB, re request BCC adopt resolution for peace and send to White House
(6) Bonnie Rosendale, Clearwater, re BCC adopting resolution for peace
(7) W. Reed, St. Petersburg, re no-war resolution


G. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - 6:30 P.M.

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.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

58. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner:

TD a. Z/LU-2-9-02
12/17/02 Application of Minnie Lopez c/o Rosalee D. Nicholas, Baycrest Plaza, Inc., Ronald R. Conkright, Ilva E. and Helen K. Metcalf, Jr., Crystal Lucas, Gary L. and Shawn L. Arnold, II, through Deborah L. Martohue c/o Hayes and Martohue, P.A., William H. Howell, c/o Clear Ocean Investments Corp., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services and R-4, One, Two or Three Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, Land Use Change from Residential Low to Commercial General and Commercial Neighborhood and a Developer's Agreement on Approximately 1.58 Acres at the Northwest Corner of 54th Avenue North and I-275 (Street Addresses: 2504, 2538, 2530, 2520, 2510, 2500 55th Avenue North, Parcel ID Nos. 35/30/16/00000/430/2100 and 2000, 35/30/16/74340/009/0090, 0080, 0021, 0020, 0010, 0070, 0060, 0050, 0040 and 0030) (Continued from October 15, 2002 BCC Meeting and to be Continued to December 17, 2002 BCC Meeting.)

+ b. Z-1-10-02
Application of Gemini Development Co., Inc., through Jeffery M. Hoyt, c/o Gemini Development Co., Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-3, Single Family Residential on Approximately 0.15 Acre on the West Side of 49th Street North, 1170 Feet South of 162nd Avenue North (Parcel ID No. 33/29/16/89118/003/0140).

+ c. Z-2-10-02
Application of Benjamin Family Investments/Rellimites Partnership through Keith Zayac, P.E. FL, Keith Zayac and Associates, Inc., Representative, for a Change of Zoning from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support on Approximately 2.48 Acres 320 Feet East of 66th Street North, 180 Feet North of 126th Avenue North (Parcel ID Nos. 08/30/16/70974/200/0901, 0902 and 0903).

+ d. Z-4-10-02
Application of Patricia Anne Harrison for a Change of Zoning from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services on Approximately 0.84 Acre on the West Side of Seminole Boulevard, 98.5 Feet South of 61st Avenue North (Street Address: 6000-6036 Seminole Boulevard, Parcel ID Nos. 34/30/15/00000/310/0400 and 0500).

+ e. Z-5-10-02
Application of John A. and Miriam C. Craig through John Craig, High Performance Plumbing Services, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from M-2, Heavy Manufacturing and Industry to M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry on Approximately 0.52 Acre on the Southwest Corner of Morris Street and 45th Avenue North (Street Address: 4420 Morris Street, Parcel ID No. 03/31/16/61722/003/0060).

+ f. Z/LU-6-10-02
Application of SJS, 4400 Center, L.P. through Robert S. Schumaker, Representative, for a Change of Zoning from M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services and Land Use Change from Industrial Limited to Commercial General on Approximately 6.741 Acres on the West Side of 34th Street North, 225 Feet South of 44th Avenue North (Street Address: 4386 34th Street North, Parcel ID No. 03/31/16/00000/410/0500).

+ 59. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Michael Andolino and Sahar Andolino for a 44.26 Foot by 3.1 Foot by 44.37 Foot Portion of a 262.55 Foot by 66.06 Foot by 18.98 Foot by 271.89 Foot, Private "Natural Area/Drainage Easement" on Lot 31, Block B, Seabrooke, Located in the Southeast 1/4 of Section 28, Township 29 South, Range 16 East.

TD 12/03/02 60. Proposed Ordinance Regarding Mangrove Trimming and Preservation and Replacing Chapter 166, Division 3 of the County Land Development Code.

+ 61. Proposed Resolution Adopting Revised Retail Rates for the Pinellas County
Sewer System.

+ as amended 62. Proposed Resolution Adopting Revised Retail Rates for the Pinellas County Water System.

  • Commr. Harris requests staff to evaluate life-line rate for low income customers,
    eliminating billing charge, and monthly billings rather than bi-monthly and bring
    back to Board for consideration

+ 63. Proposed Resolution Adopting Revised Wholesale Rates for the Pinellas County as amended Water System.


ADJOURNMENT * 1:05 A.M.

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