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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
9:35 a.m. December 7, 2004

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 Withdrawn withdrawn

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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.

Bruce Akers, St. Petersburg, re dedication of a Bayou “Dave’s Bayou.”

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.

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


approved a. Case CW 04-51 – Seminole.
Location – 3.0 Acres Generally Located on the East Side of Seminole Boulevard, North of 86th Avenue North (8667 Seminole Boulevard); Amendment from Residential Urban to Residential Low Medium.

approved b. Case CW 04-52 – Tarpon Springs.
Location – 0.2 Acre Located at the Southeast Corner of North Grosse Street and East Pent Street; Amendment from Residential Urban to Recreation/Open Space.

approved c. Case CW 04-53 – Largo.
Location – 0.7 Acre Generally Located 425 Feet East of the Pinellas Trail, 725 Feet West of Clearwater-Largo Road, and 285 Feet South of 3rd Avenue Southwest (All East of the Progress Energy Substation); Amendment from Transportation/Utility to Residential Low.


approved 2. Proposed Ordinance Amending Sections 2-162 and 2-189 of the Code Regarding Competitive Procurement Protest Procedures and Lobbying.



approved 3. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meetings Held October 19, October 26, and November 2, 2004.

approved 4. Reports:

a. Dock Fee Report for Month of September 2004.

b. Quarterly Report of Routine Dock Permits Issued from July 1 through September 30, 2004.

c. State of Florida Auditor General Report No. 2005-023, an Operational Audit of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for the Period from July 2002 through January 2004 and Selected Actions Taken through June 2004.

d. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-16 Dated November 4, 2004 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Health Department.

e. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-17 Dated November 4, 2004 – Audit of Community Development – Dansville Neighborhood Area Redevelopment Project and Dansville Neighborhood Development Corporation.

f. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2004-18 Dated November 10, 2004 – Follow-Up Review to Audit of Tangible Personal Property.

approved 5. Other Approvals:

a. General – None.

b. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

6. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

See item No. 19 a. City of Largo Revised Appendix A to Ability to Serve Report Regarding Areas East of U.S. Highway 19 (49th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard).

approved b. Correspondence from City of Pinellas Park Regarding Eight Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearing Held November 23, 2004.

approved c. City of Safety Harbor Ordinance No. 2004-22 Annexing Certain Property Adopted November 1, 2004.

approved d. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Second Public Truth in Millage (TRIM) Hearing 2004-2005, Millage Rate/Budget Held on September 23, 2004; Minutes of Regular Authority Meeting No. 12 Dated September 23, 2004; and Financial Statement Dated September 2004.


Public Works

approved 7. Approval of Dansville – Phase 5 Plat for Recording.

approved 8. Approval of Releases of Surety.

approved 9. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Acceptance of Contract as Complete with Oakhurst Construction Company, Inc. for the Philippe Park Maintenance Building.


approved 10. Approval of the Confirmation of Change Order No. 1 with QRC Inc. for Emergency Repair of 48” Water Main on Belcher Road South of East Bay Drive.

approved 11. Approval of a Grant Application with Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Ultra Low Flow Toilet Rebate Program Fiscal Year 2006.

Other Departments

approved 12. Adoption of a Resolution Pursuant to Ordinance 00-16 Authorizing Expenditure of Public Funds to Host Strategic Planning Meetings (County Administrator).

approved 13. Approval of a Second Amendment to the Grant Funding Agreement with East Lake Youth Sports Association, Inc. for Facility Improvements at the East Lake Youth Sports Complex in Palm Harbor (Culture, Education, & Leisure/Park & Recreation).

approved 14. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands Cleared (Environmental Management).

approved 15. Approval of a Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for the Mobile Medical Unit (Human Services).

approved 16. Approval of Budget Amendment No. 51 for Fiscal Year 2004 and Budget Amendments Nos. 2 through 6 for Fiscal Year 2005 (Management and Budget).


Countywide Planning Authority

approved 17. Approval of the Receipt and Acceptance of Minor Plan Change No. 04-2 for the Clearwater Downtown Redevelopment Plan, City of Clearwater.

Economic Development Authority

approved 18. Approval of an Award of Bid to Bandes Construction Company, Inc. for STAR Center Building 100 Roof Waterproofing, Phase 5 and Cafeteria Air Handling Units’ Replacement.

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See item No. 6a 19. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).
Following discussion, Commissioner Seel moved, seconded by Commissioner Duncan and carried, that item No. 6a be temporarily deferred.


Public Works

approved 20. Approval of the Contract for Sale and Purchase with John D. Ford for Real Property for the Bear Creek Channel Improvements Project.

approved 21. Approval of Three Option Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Real Property for the Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, North Additional Project, Jointly with the City of Oldsmar as Part of a Florida Forever Grant.

approved 22. Approval of Change Order No. 3 with David Nelson Construction Co. for Construction of Klosterman Road from U.S. Alternate 19 to U.S. Highway 19.

approved 23. Approval of an Interagency Agreement with The Oldsmar Junior Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, Inc., and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County, Inc. for Provision and Maintenance of Bus Benches in the Unincorporated Areas.

Other Departments

approved 24. Approval of a Joinder and Consent of Mortgagee to the Plat of Alta Largo (Community Development).

approved 25. Approval of Agreements with the Property Appraiser and the Tax Collector for Reimbursement of Administrative Costs Incurred with the Uniform Collection Method of Non-Ad Valorem Assessments for the Servicing of Street Lighting Districts within the Unincorporated Areas (County Administrator).

approved 26. Approval of the 2005 Legislative Program (County Administrator).

approved 27. Approval of a Participating Agency Subgrant Agreement with the City of Tampa for Urban Area Security Initiative Activities (Emergency Management).

approved 28. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Environmental Research Design, Inc. Regarding Consultant Services for Design of Regional Stormwater Treatment Facilities for the Lake Seminole Alum Injection Project (Environmental Management).

approved 29. Approval of a Florida Medicaid Provider Enrollment Application and a Non-Institutional Medicaid Provider Agreement with the State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration to Establish Eligibility and Receive Payment for Services Rendered to Recipients of the Florida Medicaid Program (Human Services).

approved 30. Adoption of a Resolution to Confirm and Replace Budget Amendment No. 1 for Fiscal Year 2005 Pursuant to Chapter 129.06(2)(c), Florida Statutes (Management and Budget).

approved 31. Adoption of a Resolution to Appropriate Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund Budget for the Medical Examiner and the Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant (Management and Budget).

approved 32. Adoption of a Resolution to Reallocate Funds from Capital Reserves in the Fiscal Year 2005 Capital Projects Fund to New and Existing Projects for the Endangered Land Acquisition Program (Management and Budget).

approved 33. Approval of Appointments to the Pinellas Planning Council for Groups A, B, and C (Planning).

approved 34. Approval of an Extension of the Abandonment Exemption Procedure Concerning the CSX Line for the Pinellas Trail (Planning).

approved 35. Approval of an Agreement with Mellon Human Resources & Investor Solutions for Benefits Consulting Services (Purchasing/Personnel).

approved 36. Other administrative matters.
(a) Change order re Okadia Drive pipe replacement project.


approved 37. Approval of the Authority for the County Attorney to Defend:

a. Landsource Development Group Inc. v. Kathy Lynn Teal, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8015-CI-13 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.

b. Midfirst Bank v. Mary Boyette, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-8019-CI-07 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs and a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

c. Modern Home Builders v. Lester E. Rollins, Jr., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-7784-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.

d. National City Mortgage Co. v. Keith Andre, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-7737-CI-19 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

e. Graydon Roger Boles v. Brian Armstrong - Federal Case No. 8:04-CV-2311-T-30EAJ – Allegations of Discrimination and Constitutional Transgression Under the Eighth Amendment.

f. David Lobato v. Teresa Lobato, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-7867-CI-21 – Allegations of Negligence.

g. Romeo Perona v. Everett S. Rice, as Sheriff of Pinellas County, and Patricia Bowersox - Circuit Civil Case No. 04-7196-CI-07 – Allegations of Negligence Involving a Motor Vehicle Accident.

approved 38. Approval of an Amendment to the Bencor National Government Employees Retirement PlanTM 401(a) Plan.

approved 39. Approval of Contracts for Various Law Enforcement Services with the Cities of:

a. Dunedin.

b. Largo.

c. North Redington Beach.

40. Shadow Meeting Relating to Richard Dodge v. Pinellas County, Case No. 03-001016-CI-7, Set for a Time Certain of 11:00 a.m.; BCC Meeting Will Recess at That Time and Reconvene Afterwards.
The BCC meeting recessed at 11:00 A.M. to enter into the Shadow Meeting relating to Item No. 40; said meeting terminated at 12:35 P.M.

None. 41. Miscellaneous.

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approved 42. Approval of the Updated Countywide Future Land Use Plan as the Official Countywide Plan Map.

approved 43. Approval of a Revised Memorandum of Understanding with the Pinellas Planning Council.


approved 44. Approval of a First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Opinion Research Corporation at the Young-Rainey STAR Center.

approved 45. Approval of Change Order No. 1 Final and Release of Retainage with Superior Mechanical Systems, Inc. for STAR Center Building 400 Clean Room Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning.


46. Results of environmental report re PSTA Property below upset limit.


approved 47. Approval of a Reappointment to the Unified Personnel Board.

approved 48. Appointment of Charter Review Commission Members.


Commr. Welch Extends best wishes for speedy recovery to Commr. Morroni.
Commr. Stewart Adds his expression of well wishes for Commr. Morroni.
Commr. Harris Water conservation tip re Utilities Department Healthy Lawn Program.
Commr. Duncan Expresses appreciation to staff for their help during his first few weeks; commented on the exceptional efforts and commitment of Evelyn Bethel and her staff with regard to human services.
Chairman Latvala Hoyt Hamilton appointed to TDC upon motion by Commr. Seel, seconded by Commr. Harris.
Commr. Seel Re Commr. Morroni’s full recovery; Healthier Pinellas General Partnership meeting; NACo report; and recycling efforts.

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