Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County BCC Meeting Results


Meeting Date November 21, 2006 * 3:06 p.m.

RESULTS KEY

Approved

approved

Denied

denied

Temporarily Deferred

temporarily deferred

Public Hearing

public hearing

 Withdrawn withdrawn

INVOCATION

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

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

approved A. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 24, 2006.

2. Reports:

a. Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court Annual Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006-2007.

b. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2005-2006 – Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

c. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2005-2006 – Pinellas County Property Appraiser.

d. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2005-2006 – Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

e. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2005-2006 - Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.

f. State of Florida Constitutional Officer Financial Report for 2005-2006 – Pinellas County Tax Collector.

g. Pinellas County Quarterly Donation Listing of $500 and Greater for the Period July 1 through September 30, 2006.

h. Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ended June 30, 2006.

i. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2006-20 Dated October 19, 2006 - Audit of Ambulance Service Contract, Together with The Audit Watch.

j. Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Interim Financial
Reports (Unaudited) Dated September 30, 2006.

k. Southwest Florida Water Management District Five-Year Water Resource Development Work Program (Draft) Dated October 24, 2006.

l. Tampa Bay Water Annual Budget for FY 2007.

m. Dock Fee Reports for the Months of August and September 2006.

3. Other Approvals:

a. None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 7680-06 and 7683-06 Adopted October 5, 2006, Annexing Certain Properties.

b. City of Dunedin Ordinance No. 06-02 Adopted March 2, 2006, Annexing Certain Property.

c. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Four Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held November 9, 2006.

d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2006-15 Adopted October 16, 2006, Annexing Certain Property.

e. City of St. Petersburg Notice of Meeting on Proposed Dome Industrial Park Redevelopment Plan Held October 25, 2006.

f. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard Public Notice No. 24-06 Regarding Proposed Change to Stickney Point Drawbridge Operating Regulation.

g. Florida Public Service Commission Notice of Customer Meeting Held October 18, 2006 in Dunedin Regarding the Application of Mid-County Services, Inc. for a Rate Increase in Pinellas County.

h. Pinellas Park Water Management District Truth in Millage
Package for FY 2006-2007.

i. Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue Resolution No. 2006-11 Adopting the 2006-2007 Budget, Adopting the Present Rate of Assessments, Establishing Pay Raises for Administrative Staff/Personnel, and Providing for an Effective Date.

j. Correspondence from Pinellas County Sheriff Jim Coats Regarding the Return of $4,369,880.48 in Excess Revenue Over Expenditures for FY 2005-2006; and Requesting an Amendment to the FY 2006-2007 Budget in the Amount of $1,241,420.00.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Utilities

5. Approval of Change Order No. 2 Final, Acceptance of Agreement as Complete, and Release of Retainage with Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. for Indian Shores and Indian Rocks Beach Reclaimed Water System.

6. Approval of an Award of Bid to EQ Florida, Inc. for Household Chemical Waste Collection Services.

Other Departments

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

8. Approval of an Award of Bid to Five Vendors for Gasoline and Diesel Fuel (Cooperative) (Fleet Management).

9. Approval of Budget Amendments (Management and Budget):

a. Nos. 38 and 39 for FY 2006.
b. Nos. 2 and 3 for FY 2007.


B. REGULAR AGENDA

None 10. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

approved 11. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Improved Real Property Located at 911 La Plaza Avenue South for Bear Creek Channel Improvements.

approved 12. Approval of Installation of Two Multi-Way Stop Conditions and Eight Speed Humps in the Arbor Glen Subdivision.

approved 13. Approval of Installation of Three Multi-Way Stop Conditions and Two Speed Humps Pending Future Studies on 122nd Street North from Park Boulevard to 86th Avenue North.

approved 14. Approval of Installation of Five Multi-Way Stop Conditions and Six Speed Humps in the Coral Heights Subdivision.

Other Departments

approved 15. Adoption of the 2007 Legislative Program (County Administrator).

approved 16. Approval of a Contract with the City of Safety Harbor and the Sheriff for Law Enforcement Services (Justice and Consumer Services).

approved 17. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 General Fund Budget to Transfer Unanticipated Grant Funds to the Sheriff (Management and Budget).

approved 18. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 General Fund Budget to Transfer Reimbursed Funds from the Juvenile Welfare Board to the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Enhancement of the Truancy Outreach Programs (Management and Budget).

approved 19. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 General Fund Budget to Transfer Unexpended Funds to the Public Works Department (Management and Budget).

approved 20. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the FY 2007 General Fund Budget to Recognize Unanticipated Funds for the Emergency Communications Department (Management and Budget).

None 21. Other Administrative Matters.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

approved 22. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Case of Midfirst Bank v. Natalie A. Noble, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 06-7341-CI - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

23. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Litigation in the Cases of:

approved a. Pinellas County v. Antonio Lara Hernandez – Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

approved b. Jim Coats, Sheriff of Pinellas County v. Jeffrey Earl Jones and Anthony A. Newkirk - Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

approved c. Pinellas County v. Alfredo Reyes Del Oro - Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

approved d. Pinellas County v. James Nolan Reed - Negligence in the Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

approved 24. Approval of Ratification of Authority to Initiate Litigation against Rush Concrete, Inc., Anita Roesch, and Kenneth M. Roesch, Jr., for Injunctive Relief.

approved 25. Approval of a Contract for Legal Services with Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen to Adjust Medical Liability Claims against the Sheriff and to Represent the Sheriff in Pre-Suit and Post-Suit Medical Litigation.

approved 26. Approval of a Mutual Partial Release and Settlement Agreement with L. Robert Kimball & Associates, Inc. Regarding the Pinellas County Jail Expansion Phase II Project.

None 27. Miscellaneous.

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C. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

28. County Administrator Spratt distributed reports re future Penny for Pinellas projects and early budget information graphics.

 

D. COUNTY COMMISSION

approved 29. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board of Directors.

temporarily deferred 30. Approval of an Appointment to the Tourist Development Council.

withdrawn 31. Approval of an Appointment to the Metropolitan Planning Organization.

approved 32. Approval of a Reappointment to the Greater Seminole Area Special Recreation District.

33. Miscellaneous.

a. Selection of 2007 Chairman and Vice-Chairman.
Ronnie E. Duncan elected Chairman; Robert B. Stewart elected Vice-Chairman.

b. Commissioner Morroni congratulated Commissioners Duncan and Stewart on their election as Chairman and Vice Chairman; thanked the voters, his family and the employees of Pinellas County for their support in his reelection; requested time on the December 12, 2006 BCC agenda re ball fields at Brooker Creek Preserve.
c. Commissioner Seel congratulated Commissioners on reelection and Commissioners Duncan and Stewart on their election as Chairman and Vice Chairman.
d. Commissioner Stewart congratulated the reelected Commissioners and Commissioner Duncan on his election as Chairman; noted that the speed humps at Weedon Island Preserve will be modified to accommodate cyclists; and related facts re the uniqueness of Pinellas County.
e. Commissioner Latvala congratulated newly elected Chairman and Vice Chairman and Commissioners on their reelection; thanked citizens for their support; related that the Florida Association of Counties will be holding its legislative conference in Destin next week to finalize its legislative program and tax recommendations.
f. Commissioner Harris congratulated Commissioners Morroni and Latvala on their reelection; thanked the citizens for their support in his reelection; provided consumer tip on home improvements and repairs; provided facts on current Penny for Pinellas projects; noted that two members of the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Board recently received Bank of America Pinellas County Neighborhood Excellence Awards.
g. Commissioner Duncan congratulated Commissioners Latvala, Harris and Morroni on their reelection; and reported on his attendance at the first annual fundraising dinner of the Pinellas County Chapter of the Fallen Heroes Organization.
h. Commissioner Welch congratulated the reelected Commissioners; reported on his attendance at a Faith and Action for Strength Together (F.A.S.T.) meeting; congratulated the Supervisor of the Board of Elections, her staff, and county volunteers re a successful election; and noted that the returns have been certified.

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6:31 P.M.

E. CITIZENS TO BE HEARD
Al LoParrino, St. Petersburg, re taxes.
Gary T. Dean, Largo, re opposition to gay tourism promotion.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved 34. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Todd Pressman, Authorized Representative, for Villas of Lake Tarpon, LLC for Lot 4, Together with an Adjacent Portion of Ridge View Road Public Right-of-Way, in Martin Subdivision and Reserving the Vacated Right-of-Way as a Perpetual Utility Easement.

approved 35. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Greg S. and Jamie Collins for a Portion of a Drainage and/or Utility Easement on Lot 61, St. Joseph Sound Estates Subdivision.

approved 36. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Majid Al Hammad, Registered Agent for Majestic Real Estate Investments, LLC for a Portion of Public Right-of-Way on Tract 61, Tampa and Tarpon Springs Land Company.

approved 37. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Earl R. and Barbara A. Woody for a Portion of a Drainage and/or Utility Easement on Lot 15, Wilshire Estates Subdivision.

approved 38. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code to Incorporate Proportionate Fair Share Provisions into Pinellas County Concurrency Management System.

temporarily deferred 39. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan and Establishing a Future Land Use Map to Place a Community Overlay on the Ozona Community (Deferred from July 25, 2006, BCC Meeting).
Public comment received.

40. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a "Q" Prefix:

approved a. Q Z/LU-2-9-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Several Parcels of Land Totaling Approximately 18 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Ulmerton Road, Page 722 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 03, Township 30, Range 16 from C-2, General Retail Commercial and Limited Services, M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry and PSP, Public/Semi-Public to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing Industrial Support, upon Application of Pinellas County through St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport, in Care of Noah Lagos, Airport Director, Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map Of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Several Parcels of Land Totaling Approximately 18 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Ulmerton Road Located in Section 03, Township 30, Range 16 from Transportation/Utility to Industrial Limited, and Providing an Effective Date.

denied b. Q Z-3-9-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 2.3 Acres Located on the West Side of Abbey Lake Road at the Intersection with Homestead Court, Page 653 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 05, Township 29, Range 16 from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential to R-R, Rural Residential, upon Application of Charles Bruce Hammil through Charles Rutenberg Realty, Representative.

temporarily deferred 01/23/07 c. Q Z-4-9-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .5 Acre Located on the Southwest Corner of 46th Avenue North and 79th Way North, St. Petersburg, Page 300 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 01, Township 31, Range 15 from C-1, Neighborhood Commercial to C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support, upon Application of Jeffrey L. and Deborah J. Wiley through Thomas F. Cox, Esquire, Representative.

approved d. Q Z/LU-5-9-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 4.1 Acres Located 400 Feet East of 45th Street North and 600 Feet South of 54th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Page 793 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 03, Township 31, Range 16 from M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to RPD-7.5, Residential Planned Development, 7.5 Units per Acre, upon Application of Verizon Florida, Inc. through Timothy Johnson, Jr., or E. D. Armstrong, III, Esquire, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Representative, 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 4.1 Acres Located 400 Feet East of 45th Street North and 600 Feet South of 54th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Located in Section 03, Township 31, Range 16 from Transportation/Utility to Residential Urban, and Providing an Effective Date.

approved e. Q Z/LU-6-9-06
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Several Parcels of Land Totaling Approximately 418 Acres Located on the East and West Sides of East Lake Road North of Trinity Boulevard and Bordering the Pinellas/Pasco County Line, Tarpon Springs, Pages 505, 507, and 509 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Sections 03, 04 and 05, Township 27, Range 16 from A-E, Agricultural Estate Residential, RPD-0.5, Residential Planned Development, 0.5 Units per Acre and AL, Aquatic Lands to P/C, Preservation/Conservation, P-RM, Preservation-Resource Management and AL, Aquatic Lands, upon Application of Pinellas County through Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management, in Care of Will Davis, Director, Representative, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Several Parcels of Land Totaling Approximately 418 Acres Located on the East and West Sides of East Lake Road North of Trinity Boulevard and Bordering the Pinellas/Pasco County Line, Tarpon Springs, Located in Sections 03, 04 and 05, Township 27, Range 16 from Residential Rural, Preservation-Resource Management, Institutional, Transportation/Utility and Preservation to Preservation-Resource Management and Preservation, and Providing an Effective Date.

temporarily deferred 12-12-06 f. Q Z/LU-7-9-06 (to be Deferred to the December 5, 2006, BCC Meeting)
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of Approximately 34.9 Acres Located on the North Side of Bryan Dairy Road Lying between Starkey Road and Belcher Road, Together with a Development Agreement, Special Exception, and Variance to Allow a Potential Development Height of 45 Feet for Residential Use and a Variance to Allow 50 Feet in Height for Commercial Use, a Potential Maximum Number of Residential Units of 520 (Which Includes a Special Exception for a 50% Density Bonus for Affordable Housing Units and Parking) and a Maximum Floor Area Ratio of 22% (Which Includes a 10% Floor Area Ratio Variance), Page 245 of the Zoning Atlas, as Being in Section 13, Township 30, Range 15 from C-3, Commercial, Wholesale, Warehousing and Industrial Support and M-1, Light Manufacturing and Industry to CP-1, Commercial Parkway and RM-12.5, Residential, Multiple Family, 12.5 Units per Acre, upon Application of BP Land Holdings, LLLP through E. D. Armstrong, Esquire, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP and Ethel Hammer, Englehardt, Hammer & Assoc., Representatives, and an Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map of Pinellas County, Florida, by Changing the Land Use Designation of Approximately 34.9 Acres Located on the North Side of Bryan Dairy Road Lying between Starkey Road and Belcher Road, Together with a Development Agreement, Special Exception, and Variance to Allow a Potential Development Height of 45 Feet for Residential Use and a Variance to Allow a Height of 50 Feet for Commercial Use, a Potential Maximum Number of Residential Units of 520 (Which Includes a Special Exception for a 50% Density Bonus for Affordable Housing Units and Parking) and a Maximum Floor Area Ratio of 22% (Which Includes a 10% Floor Area Ratio Variance), Located in Section 13, Township 30, Range 15 from Industrial Limited to Residential/Office/Retail and Residential Medium, and Providing an Effective Date.

ADJOURNMENT - 7:26 P.M.

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