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 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
November 20, 2007 * 3:05 p.m.


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play video INVOCATION
play video PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America
play video PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

play video A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

approved 1. Approval of Minutes:

a. Regular Meeting of October 2, 2007

b. Correction to Minutes of June 28, 2005, Item No. 21, Previous Project Identification Number Corrected to 922253

approved 2. Reports:

a. Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) Budget in Brief - Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Annual Service Budget

b. City of Largo Ability to Serve Report Regarding Blanchard-Touchton 49/51 Annexation

approved 3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

approved 4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 7856-07, 7859-07 and 7862-07 Adopted October 4, 2007, Annexing Certain Properties

b. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Seven Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings Held October 25 and November 8, 2007

c. City of St. Petersburg Ordinances Nos. 847-G and 848-G Effective October 18, 2007, Annexing Certain Property

d. Resolutions Opposing Brighthouse Networks Relocation of
Governmental Access Channels:

1. Kenneth City No. 07-10 Adopted October 10, 2007

2. City of Madeira Beach No. 07.21 Adopted October 9, 2007

3. Town of North Redington Beach No. 2007-149 Adopted October 11, 2007

4. Town of Redington Shores No. 17-07 Adopted October 10, 2007

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 5. Approval to Accept a Plat for Recording

approved 6. Approval of an Increase to Annual Contract with Cross Construction Services, Inc. for Demolition and Abatement Services (Rebid)

approved 7. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Contract as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Coastal Marine Construction for Repair of Dunedin Causeway Bridge (Rebid)

Utilities

8. Approval of Awards of Bid to:

See Item No. 19 a. Caladesi Construction Co. for Oakhurst Pump Station Neighborhood Park (Rebid)

See Item No. 19 b. Rowland, Inc. for North County Phase 2A, Part 3, Reclaimed Water Distribution System for Palm Harbor/Crystal Beach

See Item No. 19 9. Approval of a Second Amendment to Agreement with SWFWMD for Phases III and IV of Lake Tarpon Aquifer Storage and Recovery Test Well Program

Other Departments

approved 10. Adoption of a Resolution Supporting Additional Funding for Florida Forever Program and Creation of a Successor Program (Culture, Education, and Leisure)

approved 11. Approval of Contracts for Law Enforcement Services with the Sheriff and the Cities of: (Justice and Consumer Services)

a. Safety Harbor
b. Madeira Beach
c. Belleair Bluffs and Oldsmar

approved 12. Approval of Budget Amendments: (Management and Budget)

a. Nos. 26 and 27 for FY 2007
b. No. 4 for FY 2008

approved 13. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 Community Development Grant Fund for Unanticipated Grant Revenue (Management and Budget)

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for Particular Purposes in the FY 2008 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Grant Revenue to the Sheriff (Management and Budget)

approved 15. Adoption of Resolutions Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for Particular Purposes in the FY 2008 General Fund Budget for Unanticipated Fund Balance to Departments of: (Management and Budget)

a. Health and Human Services
b. Public Works Building Design Division
c. Community Development
d. Information Systems

approved 16. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Unanticipated Fund Balance in the FY 2008 Emergency Communications # E911 System Fund to Emergency Communications (Management and Budget)

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) AUTHORITY

approved 17. Approval of Renewal of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for:

a. Various Non-Medical Wheelchair-Transport Providers

b. Advanced Life Support (ALS) First Responders, ALS Helicopter
Ambulances, and EMS Authority, d/b/a Sunstar

approved 18. Approval of an Agreement with the City of St. Petersburg for ALS First Responder EMS Services Retroactive to October 1, 2007

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B. REGULAR AGENDA

19. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
approved Item No. 8a. approved by separate vote.
approved Item No. 8b approved by separate vote.
temporarily deferred Item No. 9. temporarily deferred at SWFWMD request.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved play video 20. Approval of the Installation of Three Speed Humps on Spanish Oaks Boulevard in Spanish Oaks Subdivision

approved play video 21. Approval of the Installation of Three Speed Humps on 134th Way North from 94th Avenue North to 98th Avenue North

approved play video 22. Approval of the Installation of One Three-Way Stop Condition at 58th Avenue North and 64th Street North

approved play video 23. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Improved Real Property at 2495 Keystone Road for the Keystone Road Capital Improvement Project from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road

Other Departments

approved play video 24. Adoption of the 2008 Legislative Program (County Administrator)

approved play video 25. Adoption of a Resolution Approving Consent Order A06-004 with Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC as Final Settlement of an Environmental Enforcement Case (Environmental Management)

approved play video 26. Approval of a Second Amendment to Contract for Sale, Purchase and Lease with HPD Starkey Lakes II, LLLP for Supervisor of Elections Land and Building (Facility Management/Real Estate)

temporarily deferred play video 27. Amendments re Indigent Health Care

play video 28. Other Administrative Matters
Clerk of the Circuit Court Ken Burke provided report re removal of county funds from SBA.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved play video 29. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Bank of America, N.A. v. Thomas P. Hutchison, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-10894-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Homestead Fraud Tax Lien

b. Business Loan Center, LLC v. One 10 Tower Investments Inc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-10267-CI-11 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Sewer and Water Lien

c. Citimortgage, Inc. v. Leyda G. Mojica, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-10908-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage

d. Kellie Ciotti v. St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention and
Visitors Bureau - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-10237-CI-20 – Allegations of Discrimination

e. John D. Hastie v. Jim Coats, as Sheriff of the Pinellas County
Sheriff’s Office, and the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-010236-CI-007 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Permanent Injury

f. Frank P. Lancieri v. Jim Coats, as Sheriff of Pinellas County, and Detention Deputy Stanley Chapman - Circuit Civil Case No. 07-9727-CI-13 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

g. Tierra Verde Community Association, Inc. et al v. Pinellas County
Water and Navigation Control Authority – Circuit Civil Appeal Case No. 07-65-AP-88B – Dock Permit Appeal

approved play video 30. Adoption of a Resolution Amending the Retiree Medical and Dental Reimbursement Plan and Approval of the International City/County Managers Association Retirement Corporation’s Employer VantageCare Retirement Health Savings Plan Adoption Agreement

approved play video 31. Miscellaneous
Request from the Property Appraiser for authority to advertise re waiving the annual application requirement for the veteran’s disability discount.

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C. AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

UNIFIED PERSONNEL SYSTEM

approved play video 32. Approval of a Request for Proposal for a Search Firm for Position of County Administrator (Temporarily Deferred from the November 6, 2007, BCC Meeting)

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D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

play video 33. None

 

E. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved play video 34. Approval of a Reappointment to the Personnel Board

approved play video 35. Selection of 2008 Chairman and Vice-Chairman

play video 36. Miscellaneous
The Commissioners wished all the residents of Pinellas County a Happy Thanksgiving.

a. Commissioner Seel Taylor Nash appointed to Youth Advisory Committee.
Motion: Commissioner Latvala
Second: Commissioner Welch
Vote: 7-0
b. Commissioner Latvala re North County Council of Neighborhoods and Keystone Road.
c. Commissioner Welch re Keystone Road. Assistant County Administrator Elithia Stanfield re Palm Harbor incorporation.
d. Vice-Chairman Stewart re Friendship Trail and Director of Environmental Management William M. Davis and Project Manager Jennifer L. Moore provided PowerPoint presentation on Weedon Island Preserve.

6:32 P.M.

play video F. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

Don Cocker, Largo, re signs and my sign
Hamilton Hanson, St. Petersburg, re tax reductions
Mark Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste
Greg Pound: Steward Israel, Largo, re Pinellas County families

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G. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved play video 37. Petitions to Vacate Submitted by John B. and Patricia A. Grant and James Albright and Deborah Edwards Albright, f/k/a Deborah Edwards, for an Unopened Portion of 71st Avenue North Public Right-of-Way between Lot 16, Block 115 and Lot 9, Block 116 in the Pinellas Park, 2nd Addition Subdivision and Reserving a Drainage and Utility Easement

38. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

temporarily deferred play video a. Q Variance 01-04 (to be Temporarily Deferred to the November 27, 2007, BCC Meeting)

Application of Tarpon Ridge, Inc., in Care of Grady Pridgen, for Removal of a Previously Established Condition Limiting Residential Density Granted in Variance Case 01-04, Condition No. 5, on Approximately 133 Acres Lying West of Interstate 275, East of 28th Street North and Generally South of 102nd Avenue North and North of 96th Avenue North

temporarily deferred play video b. Q Z/LU-4-7-07 (to be Temporarily Deferred)
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Three Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 3.1 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of North Pinellas Avenue and Anclote Road, Tarpon Springs, Page 23 of the Zoning Atlas, as being in Section 12, Township 27, Range 15, from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial and R-4, One, Two, and Three Family Residential to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, upon Application of Charles and Elizabeth Palmer through Merlin Seamon, Seabass Marine Corp., Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Three Parcels of Land Containing Approximately 3.1 Acres Located on the Southwest Corner of North Pinellas Avenue and Anclote Road, Tarpon Springs, Located in Section 12, Township 27, Range 15, from Commercial General and Residential Urban to Commercial General, and Providing an Effective Date

approved play video c. Q Z-1-9-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .3 Acre Located on the Southeast Corner of 54th Avenue North and 37th Street North, St. Petersburg (Street Address: 3698 54th Avenue North), Page 793 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 03, Township 31, Range 16, from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, upon Application of Better Plumbing, Inc. through The Hayes Law Group, P.A., in Care of George L. Hayes, III, Esquire, Representative

approved play video d. Q Z-2-9-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .16 Acre Located on the North Side of Ohio Avenue and Lying between 11th Street and Palm Harbor Boulevard (U.S. Alternate 19) (Street Address: 1019 Ohio Avenue), Page 76 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 01, Township 28, Range 15, from R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial, upon Application of Bonnie Post through John Mechas, Representative

approved play video e. Q Z/LU-3-9-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .5 Acre Located on the South Side of Sunset Point Road, 600 Feet West of South Drive (Street Address: 2701 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater), Page 654 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 05, Township 29, Range 16, from R-R, Rural Residential to P-1, General Professional Office, upon Application of Katherine Murphy and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .5 Acre Located on the South Side of Sunset Point Road, 600 Feet West of South Drive (Street Address: 2701 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater) Located in Section 05, Township 29, Range 16, from Residential Medium to Residential/Office-General, and Providing an Effective Date

approved play video f. Q Z-4-9-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Two Parcels Containing Approximately 1.3 Acres Located on the West Side of U.S. Highway 19 North of 126th Avenue North, Largo, Page 731 of the Zoning Atlas, as being in Section 08, Township 30, Range 16, from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services (Northern Portion-Parcel A) and C-3, Commercial, Wholesale Warehousing and Industry (Southern Portion-Parcel B) to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industry (Northern Portion-Parcel A) and C-2 General Retail Commercial and Limited Services (Southern Portion-Parcel B), upon Application of Silver Trailer Land Trust, Lenore Jacobs, Trustee, through Gerald P. Goulish, Goulish & Assoc., Inc., Representative

approved play video g. Q Z-5-9-07
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 1.4 Acres Located on the West Side of U.S. Highway 19 North of 126th Avenue, Largo, Page 731 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 08, Township 30, Range 16, from M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industry Support, upon Application of Silver Trailer Land Trust, Lenore Jacobs, Trustee, through Gerald P. Goulish, Goulish & Assoc., Inc., Representative

approved play video h. Q CU-6-9-07
Application of Melvin and Janice Gavron for a Conditional Use to Operate a Day Care Facility for 12 Dogs Weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Training for Obedience, Agility, and Search and Rescue on Weekends and Two Evenings per Week on a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 6 Acres Located on the West Side of East Lake Road Approximately 700 Feet South of Kensington Trace, Tarpon Springs

withdrawn play video i. Q CU-5-7-07 (to be Withdrawn)
Application of Sarnago & Sons Properties, Inc. through Steven A. Williamson, Esquire, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Representative, for a Conditional Use to Allow the Processing of Construction and Demolition Debris into an Aggregate Material as a Solid Waste Management Facility (Outdoor) in an M-1 Zoning District Located on a Parcel Containing Approximately 5.3 Acres Located on the East Side of Keene Road Lying Just North of the CSX Railroad

39. play video ADJOURNMENT – 8:20 P.M.

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