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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:30 A.M. December 2, 2003

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 Withdrawn withdrawn

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INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEto the Flag of the United States of America

PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS

A. 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.

W. C. Snipes, Clearwater, re annexation of businesses.

B. 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.

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.


COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY
Consideration of the Following Proposals to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:


SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

+ 1. a. Case #CW 03-70 – Oldsmar.
Location – 25.0 Acres Located Generally South of Lexington Street, and East and West of Shore Drive; Amendment from Residential Estate and Preservation to Recreation/Open Space and Preservation.

+ b. Case #CW 03-71 – Indian Rocks Beach.
Location - 0.3 Acre Located on the Southeast Corner of 1st Street and 25th Avenue, and Northeast Corner of 1st Street and 24th Avenue; Amendment from Institutional to Residential Medium.

+ c. Case #CW 03-73 - Pinellas County.
Location - 0.3 Acre Located on the South Side of 69th Avenue North, Approximately 127 Feet West of 66th Street North; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General.

+ d. Case #CW 03-74 – Oldsmar.
Location – 0.3 Acre Located on the Southeast Corner of State Road 580 and Chestnut Street; Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial Neighborhood.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

TD 01-06-04 2. a. Case #CW 03-72 – Pinellas County (To Be Continued).
Location – 9.6 Acres Located on the Northeast Corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Bayside Bridge at the Northern Terminus of Turtle Lane; Amendment from Industrial Limited and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay to Commercial General and Water/Drainage Feature Overlay.

COUNTYWIDE RULES AMENDMENT

Consideration of the Following Proposal to Amend the Adopted Rules Concerning the Administration of the Countywide Future Land Use Plan:


2nd PH 12-16-03 3. PPC Resolution No. 03-7. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Countywide Rules to Allow Residential Uses within the Industrial Limited Future Land Use Plan Category.

 

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

+ 4. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Pertaining to Delegation of Authority to the County Administrator to Pay State of Florida Workers’ Compensation Assessments.

+ 5. Petition to Vacate Submitted by Harry and Jennifer Brady for a 5.0 Foot by 78.5 Foot Portion of a 10.0 Foot Wide Platted Drainage and Utility Easement on the East Line of Lot 32, Wexford Leas, Unit 4B, Located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 28 South, Range 15 East.

+ 6. Proposed Ordinance Amending Street Lighting Districts.

+ 7. Proposed Ordinance Creating the Courtyards at Bardmoor Street Lighting District.

+ 8. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Relating to Construction Contracting and Licensure.

TD 01-20-04 9. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Purchasing Ordinance Relating to 01-01- the Debarment of Contractors.

+ 10. Proposed Resolution Regarding the Advisability of the County Providing Solid Waste Collection Services in a Portion of the Unincorporated Area of the County Known as Lealman.

 

WATER AND NAVIGATION

Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water and Navigation Control Authority that all Persons Giving Testimony on Matters Relating to Application for Dredge, Fill, or Dock Permits do so Under Oath. If You Wish to Make Statements or Give Testimony Concerning any of the Water & Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

+ 11. Dredge and Fill Application D/F-1454 Submitted by Edward Spaeth, 601 Roosevelt Boulevard, Tarpon Bayou, Tarpon Springs.
+ 12. Private Dock Application P33549-03 Submitted by J. Thomas and Beth Goodgame, 1732 Sunset Drive, Clearwater Harbor, Clearwater.
+ 13. Commercial Dock Application CD33516-03 Submitted by Ameris Realty of Florida, LLC, Luther Ramsey, 124 - 131st Avenue East, Madeira Bay, Madeira Beach Yacht Basin off of Boca Ciega Bay, Madeira Beach.


+ C. CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

14. Approval of Minutes – None.

15. Reports:

a. Juvenile Welfare Board Interim Financial Reports (Unaudited) Dated September 30, 2003.

16. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

17. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Six Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held November 25, 2003.

b. City of Seminole Ordinances Nos. 27-2003 and 30-2003 through 38-2003 Effective November 4, 2003, Annexing Certain Property.

c. City of Seminole Resolution No. 2003-27 Adopted November 4, 2003, Opposing Proposed Levy of Additional Gas Tax.

d. Correspondence from City of Indian Rocks Beach Opposing Proposed Levy of Additional Local Option Gas Tax.

e. Resolutions Supporting Continued Inclusion of Local Sources First Policy Pertaining to Florida’s Water Resources:

1. Broward County Board of County Commissioners, No. 2003-792, Adopted October 14, 2003.

2. Highlands County Board of County Commissioners, No. 02-03-192, Adopted October 14, 2003.

3. Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners, No. 03-1002-01, Adopted October 2, 2003.

4. Nassau County Board of County Commissioners, No. 2003-132, Adopted October 13, 2003.

f. Martin County Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. 03-10.8, Adopted October 7, 2003, Recommending the Establishment of Miami Dade as a Permanent Secretariat of the Free Trade Area of the Americas.

g. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District Minutes of Meeting Held August 14, 2003, Together with Proposed General Fund and Debt Service Fund Budgets for Fiscal Year 2004.

h. Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District List of New Assessment Rates to Take Effect November 2004.


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Public Works

18. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) and Acceptance of the Contract as Complete with Pepper Contracting Services, Inc. for the Keene Road (Phase 1A) Project from Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard to Drew Street.

19. Approval of Plats for Recording, Accept Sidewalk Guarantee for Recording, Release of Funds and Completion Bond and Accept Quitclaim Deeds for Recording.

Utilities

20. Approval of the Ranking of Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate with the Number One Ranked Firm for Laboratory Testing Services.

21. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) with Wharton-Smith, Inc. and Release of Retainage for the Pump Station 159 Replacement Project.

22. Approval of Awards of Bid for:

a. Reclaimed Water Distribution System in Westlake Village and Indian Trails.

b. Water and Wastewater Treating Chemicals (Cooperative).

Other Departments

23. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of County Funds for Incentives, Awards and Recruitment by the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (County Administrator).

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

25. Ratification of the Grant Agreement with the State of Florida, Office of the Attorney General, for the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund Grant Award (Justice and Consumer Services).

26. Ratification of the Grant Contract with the State of Florida, Department of Revenue, for the Grant Award for Quasi-Judicial Services for Child Support Enforcement (Justice and Consumer Services).

27. Approval of an Award of Bid for Elevator Maintenance to Thyssen Krupp Elevator and General Elevator Sales and Service (Purchasing).


D. AUTHORITIES

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

28. Approval of the Issuance of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for Various Wheelchair Transport Providers.

29. Approval of the Renewal of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for Advanced Life Support First Responders, ALS Helicopter Ambulances and the Emergency Medical Services Authority d/b/a Sunstar.

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E. REGULAR AGENDA

None 30. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).


COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Airport

+ 31. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Republic Parking System, Inc. for Management and Operations of Paid Parking at St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

Public Works

+ 32. Approval of the Contract with Florida Communities Trust for a Grant for the Brooker Creek Preserve – Anclote River Corridor.

TD 33. Approval of Authorization to Advertise for a Public Hearing on the Proposed Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge Replacements.

+ 34. Approval of Real Property Acquisition Located at 1550 Klosterman Road in Palm Harbor.

Utilities

+ 35. Approval of an Award of Bid to U.S. Filter/Davis Products for Ferrous Sulfate.

TD(Current Contract Extended) 36. Approval of a Non-Competitive Agreement for Professional Consulting Services for Water Resource Management and Development.

+ PH 12-16-03 37. Approval of the Authority to Advertise for a Public Hearing Relating
to Watering Restrictions.

Other Departments

+ 38. Approval of a Reappointment to the Pinellas County Public Employees Relations Commission (County Administrator).

+ 39. Adoption of a Resolution Granting Authority for Emergency Medical Services Authority Items to the County Administrator and the Purchasing Director to Execute Documentation in Accordance with the Delegated Authority under the Ordinance Governing the County Administrator’s Approval Authority (County Administrator/County Attorney).

+ 40. Adoption of a Resolution Granting Authority for the Fire Protection Authority to the County Administrator and the Purchasing Director to Execute Documentation in Accordance with the Delegated Authority under the Ordinance Governing the County Administrator’s Approval Authority (County Administrator/County Attorney).

+ 41. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Transfer of the Verizon Media Ventures Incorporated Cable Franchise to Knology New Media Incorporated (Continued from the November 18, 2003 BCC Meeting) (Communications/County Attorney).

+ 42. Approval of an Agreement to Acquire a Portion of an Improved Property Lot within the Dansville Redevelopment Area (Community Development).

+ 43. Approval of an Agreement to Acquire a Vacant Parcel Lying within the Dansville Redevelopment Area (Community Development).

+ 44. Approval of the Agreement with the Department of Community Affairs to Receive Grant Funding for Emergency Management Continuity of Operations Planning Efforts (Emergency Management).

+ 45. Approval of Authority to Advertise and Establish a Base Bid for the Tenant/Caretaker Lease and Management Agreement for the St. Pete Beach Cottage (General Services).

+ 46. Approval to Accept a Quitclaim Deed from the Lealman Special Fire Control District (General Services).

+ 47. Approval of the Fourth Amendment to the Lease with 400 Cleveland, LLC (General Services).

+ 48. Approval of the Primary Care Service Funding Agreement with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc. (Human Services).

+ 49. Approval of a Grant Award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration, for the Mobile Medical Unit (Human Services).

+ 50. Approval of the Community Oriented Policing Services Technology Grant Award for a Facial Recognition Technology Project (Justice and Consumer Services).

+ 51. Adoption of a Resolution to Temporarily Waive the Requirements of Section 6-47(a) of the Pinellas County Code for the Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce to Hold its 29th Annual Fine Arts Festival in Historic Downtown Palm Harbor (Planning).

52. Other Administrative Matters:

+ a. Approval of a Grant Contract with the Florida Communities Trust for the Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve North Addition.


COUNTY ATTORNEY

+ 53. Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Small Claims Actions for Unpaid Ambulance Bills against:

a. Estate of Dorothy F. Cary.

b. Estate of George D. Heath, Jr.

+ 54. Approval of Contracts for Law Enforcement Services for Fiscal Year 2003-2004 with the Cities of:

a. Dunedin.

b. Gulfport for Crime Scene Services, Evidence, and Property Storage.

c. Indian Rocks Beach.

d. Madeira Beach.

e. Pinellas Park for Crime Scene Services, Evidence, and Property Storage.

f. Seminole.

55. Miscellaneous.
(1) Resolution Adopted re Early Submission of Chief Judge's Budget.
(2) Report on Chapter 164 Proceeding re Cities of Largo, Pinellas Park and Seminole.

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F. AUTHORITIES

COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

+ 56. Adoption of a Resolution to Accept, File and Distribute Updated Countywide Future Land Use Plan Map.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

+ 57. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Lease Agreement with Andrews Electronics, Inc. at the Young - Rainey STAR Center.

 

G. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

58. Belleair Beach Sewer Acquisition Update

 

H. COUNTY COMMISSION

+ 59. Adoption of a Resolution Requesting Congress to Continue the Financial Support of the 21st Century Learning Centers Program.

+ 60. Approval of an Appointment to the WorkNet Pinellas Board.

+ 61. Approval of Appointments to the Charter Review Commission.
John Bryan, Elected City Official.
Louis Kwall, Citizen-at-large.

62. Miscellaneous.
Commissioner Welch Announced meetings of WorkNet Board of Directors and
National WorkForce Association.
Commissioner Stewart Congratulated Commissioner Welch re conduct of WorkNet Board Meeting;
Job Corps Update.
Commissioner Latvala Desalination Plant Status; Innisbrook Golf Tournament.
Commissioner Morroni Feather Sound Meetings re Mayor Baker's letter.
Commissioner Seel EMS Medicare Reimbursements; Budweiser and AAA Tow-and-Go Program; 2004 Echoing Green Fellowship; News article re Bill Faulkner serving in Iraq; and Curlew Creek Master Plan.


ADJOURNMENT 12:40 P.M.

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