Pinellas County Government

 Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Results

Meeting Date:
April 22, 2008 * 3:00 p.m.

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

approved play video A. CONSENT AGENDA


1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meetings of March 11, 2008 and March 18, 2008

2. Reports:

a. Internal Audit Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Report No. 2008-01 Dated March 13, 2008 - Audit of Disaster Debris Contracts

b. Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County Independent Auditor's Reports, Financial Statements, and Required Supplementary Information for the Year Ended September 30, 2007

c. Southwest Florida Water Management District 2008 Consolidated Annual Report

d. City of Largo West Bay Drive Community Redevelopment District Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007, along with Resolution No. CRA-0801 Adopted March 18, 2008, Approving Annual Operating and Capital Improvements Budget for FY 2008

3. Vouchers and Bills Paid

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing

a. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding Three Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings to be Held April 24, 2008

b. Pinellas Park Water Management District Minutes of Regular
Authority Meeting No. 5 Dated February 21, 2008, Minutes of Special Authority Meeting Dated March 6, 2008, and Financial Statement for the Month of January 2008


Public Works

5. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Consultant’s Competitive Negotiation Act Items Approved by the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2008

Other Departments

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

7. Approval of the First Amendment to Lease Agreement with the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund of the State of Florida Amending the 2007 Shell Key Preserve Management Plan (Facility Management/Environmental Management)

8. Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous County-Owned Equipment (Facility Management/Fleet Management)

9. Approval of Receipt and File Reports from January 1, 2008, through March 31, 2008, of (Management and Budget):

a. Administrative Budget Amendments

b. Law Enforcement Trust Fund

10. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in FY 2008 General Fund Budget for the 2007 Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Grant (Management and Budget)

11. Approval of the Receipt and File Report of Procurement Items Delegated to the County Administrator for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2008 (Purchasing)


Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority

12. Approval to Accept the FY 2006-2007 Annual Report of the Activities of Pinellas County EMS Office of the Medical Director

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None 13. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and
Clerk of Circuit Court)



approved play video 14. Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Application for Federal
Assistance with the Federal Aviation Administration for Terminal Renovation and Other Projects

approved play video 15. Approval of a Lease for Real Property and Execution of Bill of Sale with the United States Coast Guard for the Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater Fuel Farm

Public Works

approved play video 16. Approval of a Local Agency Program Agreement with Florida
Department of Transportation for the Palm Harbor Historic Downtown Safety and Access Project

approved play video 17. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Construction
Engineering and Inspection Professional Engineering Services for the Belleair Beach Causeway Bridges Replacement

approved play video 18. Approval of Termination of Easements by General Release with
Contemporary Housing Alternatives of Florida, Inc. for a Utility Easement and a Perpetual Ingress-Egress Easement Located East of Park Street North between 48th Avenue North and 46th Avenue North

approved play video 19. Approval of a Contract for Sale and Purchase of Vacant Real Property in Tarpon Springs for the Keystone Road Capital Improvement Project from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road

approved play video 20. Approval of Contracts for Sale and Purchase of Real Property Located at 1200 and 1204 East Tarpon Avenue for the Keystone Road Capital Improvement Project from U.S. Highway 19 to East Lake Road

approved play video 21. Approval of Change Order No. 3 with Southwest Contracting, Inc. for Joe’s Creek Maintenance Dredging

Other Departments

approved play video 22. Approval of the Blue Ribbon Committee Report for Real Estate
Practices/Processes Assessment (County Administration)

approved play video 23. Approval of Contracts for Sale and Purchase of Real Property Located West of U.S. Alternate 19 and South of Wai Lani Road in Palm Harbor for Endangered Lands Acquisition Addition to Wall Springs Park (Culture, Education, and Leisure/Real Estate)

approved play video 24. Adoption of a Resolution Establishing a $2,000,000.00 Financial
Commitment to Project A7101546982 (Economic Development)

approved play video 25. Approval of a Cash Relocation Agreement for Point-to-Point Fixed Service with T-Mobile USA, Inc. for Replacement of Hospital Microwave System (Emergency Communications)

approved public hearing 5-6-08 play video 26. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Amendments to the Environmental Lands Preserve Ordinance (Environmental Management)

approved play video 27. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Joint Project Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District 7, for Design, Permitting, Construction, Maintenance, and Operation of an Alum Treatment System Located at the FDOT Pond at East Oakwood Drive and U.S. Highway 19 in Tarpon Springs (Environmental Management)

approved play video 28. Approval of an Agreement with E. J. Ward, Inc. for an Automated Fueling and Accounting System (Fleet Management)

approved play video 29. Approval of Interlocal Agreements with Various Municipalities for Distribution of the Infrastructure Sales Surtax from Year 2010 to 2020 (Management and Budget)

None play video 30. Other Administrative Matters


approved play video 31. Approval of Authority for County Attorney to Defend the Cases of:

a. Citimortgage, Inc. v. Cynthia E. Matthews-Hamad, et al – Circuit Civil Case No. 08-3972-CI-19 – Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage

b. Angela Battle, as Natural Parent and Guardian of Thurman Green,
and Angela Battle, Individually v. Pinellas County BCC, a Florida Agency or Subdivision, and City of St. Petersburg, a Florida Agency or Subdivision - Circuit Civil Case No. 08-2271-CI-20 – Allegations of Personal Injuries as the Result of Negligence

approved play video 32. Approval of Authority for the County Attorney to Initiate Housing Discrimination Litigation on Behalf of Ms. Catherine J. Tucker in the Claim of Tucker v. Hillside-Clearwater, Inc. – Housing and Urban Development Case No. 04-07-1105-8, Pinellas County Ordinance Case No. 07-026

None play video 33. Miscellaneous

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approved play video 34. Approval of Appointments of Members and Alternates to the Pinellas County EMS Advisory Council

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a. Update on Inclusionary Housing Ordinance
b. April 24, 2008 Budget Information Session rescheduled to Tuesday, April 29, 2008.

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36. play video Miscellaneous

approved a. Approval of an Appointment to the Building Board for Examining, Adjustments, and Appeals

b. Commissioner Welch will be leaving April 29 budget information session at 1:00 P.M. to attend Consolidated Justice Information System (CJIS) II Workshop; Juvenile Welfare Board (JWB) will hold special public hearing re proposed budget cuts on April 29, 2008 at 5:30 P.M. at JWB.
c. Commissioner Latvala presented update re Tampa Bay Water – no rate increase this year; 2010 permit renewal with Southwest Florida Water Management District – local government staff participation needed.
d. Commissioner Harris will not be at April 29 budget information session due to prior commitment for accreditation meeting; states need for security audit of building; presented water conservation tip.

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6:30 P.M.



approved play video 37. Planning and Zoning Application Heard by the Examiner (Quasi-
Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

Q Z-1-2-08
Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately .8 Acre Located on the West Side of Clay
Avenue, 117 Feet South of Ulmerton Road, Largo, Page 241 of the Zoning Atlas, as being in Section 11, Township 30, Range 15, from R-4, One, Two and Three Family Residential to C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District and a Variance for Lot Width, upon Application of Shawn Waller

approved play video 38. Proposed Ordinance Amending the Pinellas County Code Regarding Human Rights
Additional information requested regarding inclusion of transgender individuals and possible related impacts.

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Russell Bowen, Clearwater, re noise code violation – 13 Café and Lounge – distributed document; County Attorney to follow-up.
Carlos Cano, Clearwater, re 13 Café and Lounge noise ordinance violations.
Victoria Bong-Krueger, Clearwater, re neighborhood noise – Countrypark subdivision.
Mark P. Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.


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