Archived Agendas

Wednesday, January 6, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

APPROVE CHANGES TO THE AGENDA, AS REQUESTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OR BOARD MEMBERS.

REMOVAL OF ADDITIONAL CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WITH QUESTIONS, BY COMMISSIONERS.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS WILL BE HEARD FOLLOWING CHANGES TO THE AGENDA.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.

CONSENT AGENDA

I. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

I-A-1 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. Bid No. C-266-95 - Water - Removal, Stabilization & Disposal Of Sewage Sludge - Increase the maximum amount payable for the final fifteen months of the contract with J&J Baker Enterprises, Inc., from $463,505 to $543,505, for an increase of $80,000.

b. Bid No. C-118-96 - Solid Waste Management - Operation Of The Southeast County Landfill Leachate Treatment And Reclamation Facility - Approve 1st modification changing manning requirements and second renewal of contract with AO Services/SSU for operation of the Southeast County Landfill Leachate Treatment and Reclamation Facility for a one-year period beginning on January 22, 1999, and ending on January 21, 2000, in an annual amount not to exceed $94,485.60 which includes a 1.01% increase as authorized in the contract under the escalation clause.

c. Bid No. C-525-97 - Parks and Recreation - Installation, Repair And Removal Of Pole Lighting And General Electrical Maintenance - Approve renewal of contract with A & E Electrical Company, for a period of one-year beginning January 6, 1999, and ending January 5, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $290,181.25 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

d. Bid No. PC-299-98 - Public Works - Stormwater Work Order Construction Services, (WORCS) - Northwest Area (FY 99) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Kimmins Contracting Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.

e. Bid No. P-301-98 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Section - Purchase Of A Mini Excavator - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, M.D. Moody & Sons, Inc., Tampa, in the amount of $42,569. Further, reject bid from Bay Ford New Holland, Tampa, for reasons stated in Background.

f. Bid No. PC-308-98, CIP No. 64014 - Public Works - Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program (FY 99) - Waive minor deviation and award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Carl Hankins, Inc., in the amount of $400,000.

g. Bid No. PC-333-98, CIP No. 10639 - Water - Dale Mabry Environmental Lab A/C Replacement - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Grosz & Stamper Construction Company, Inc., in the amount of $364,305, which includes acceptance of Alternates 1, 2, and 3.

h. Bid No. PC-339-98, CIP No. 70638 - Public Works - Cooperative Extension Building Re-roofing Project - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Anderson and Shah Roofing, Inc. of Florida, in the amount of $122,650, which includes acceptance of Alternate #1.

i. Bid No. PC-350-98 - Water - Clearing And/Or Plugging Of Abandoned Water Wells - Round 2 - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Diversified Drilling Corporation, in the amount of $269,648.

j. Bid No. P-561-98 - Community Improvement - Purchase Of An Automated Microbiological Identification System - Approve sole source with Biolog, Inc., Hayward, CA in the amount of $30,859.10 for use at the Ruskin Tropical Aquaculture Research facility

k. Bid No. P-500-99 - Fleet Maintenance - Purchase Of Regular Unleaded Gasoline For A One-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder(s) utilizing Option 1: Petroleum Traders Corporation, Ft. Wayne, IN, in the estimated quality of 2,099,698 gallons for transport deliveries (large quantity), and Mansfield Oil Company, Gainesville, GA, in the estimated quantity of 1,399,798 gallons for County pick-up (small quantities). The combined estimated cost based on the current Oil Price Information Services index is $2,538,954.34.

l. File No. C-519-99 - Aging Services - Provision Of Personal Care Services To Functionally Impaired Senior Citizens Of Hillsborough County - Approve 1st modification to interim contract with Addus HealthCare, Inc., which extends this contract for one additional month from January 20, 1999, through February 19, 1999. The cost of this extension will be in a not to exceed amount of $14,400.

m. Bid No. P-523-99 - Fire Rescue - Purchase Of Adenocard Medical Syringes For A One-Year Period -Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Sunbelt Medical Supply, Inc. Ft. Lauderdale, in the estimated amount of $33,726.60. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

n. Bid No. P-533-99 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Section - Purchase Of Screw And Snap Type Culvert Slip Liner For A Two-Year Period - Reject all bids for reasons stated in Background.

o. Bid No. P-536-99 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Section -Purchase Of Various Size Steel Flanged Sign Posts For A Two-Year Period - Award bid to the overall low responsive and responsible bidder Municipal Supply & Sign Company, Naples, in the estimated amount of $118,950. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

p. Bid No. P-545-99 - Water - Purchase Of Flygt Pump Parts - Approve sole source with SAS Inc., Apopka, for a five-year period in the estimated amount of $150,000.

q. File No. S-556-99 - Water - Purchase And Installation Of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Upgrade, Inclusive Of Annual Maintenance And Support Services -Award sole source to LabVantage Solutions (successor company of Laboratory MicroSystems), in an amount not to exceed $161,330, which includes system maintenance for a period of one-year from acceptance of system by the County with an option to renew for three additional maintenance periods of three years each at the agreed upon rate, as listed in the Background. Costs include: $31,045 (conversion of existing date to new format); $17,785 (custom development of reports); $12,025 (contract support for period of one-year from acceptance of system); $24,000 (monthly system administration services); $24,000 (database administration services); $38,475 (system development services); and $14,000 (training services).

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve and authorize execution of a license agreement for a cell phone tower on County-owned real estate located on N. Dale Mabry Hwy., at Fletcher Ave. The property is the site of a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Station. The rent for the 2,934.77 sf. site is $12,000 per year plus 20% of any rent paid by co-locators on the tower. The term is for five-years and 6 options to renew for five years each with a 20% increase in rent each term. The agreement requires the re-paving of the parking lot and driveways at the station.

b. Authorize exchange of County-owned Lot 2, Block 19 of Shadow Run Unit 2 for a lot owned by the Lake Grady Road and Bridge District identified as Lot 10, Block 16 of Shadow Run Unit 1 pursuant to the settlement agreement dated February 18, 1998, together with the payment to the County of $5,000 from the District; accept, approve, execute associated documents.

c. Approve easement agreement granted by Barry Pilkington as Trustee to Crescent Resources, Inc., and Hillsborough County, for the Falkenburg Road Extension Project (between Palm River Road and Leroy Selmon Expressway-CIP# 61128) and authorize staff to accept the instruments of conveyance.

d. Approve a new Board Policy to encourage, whenever possible, the co-location of compatible public facilities on County-owned land.

e. Accept an easement for sidewalk purposes from Kathleen D. and Stephen B. Brownell, located on Lithia-Pinecrest Road, approximately one mile south of SR 60. This easement is necessary to insure public use of the sidewalk to cross private property.

f. Approve and authorize execution of a mutual release of easement and termination of lease with MHC, Inc., for the Crisis Center property located at 2214 E. Henry St., Tampa. MHC, Inc. purchased this building from Hillsborough County on December 14, 1998, and requested the mutual release to clear any outstanding agreements encumbering the facility.

g. Approve leasing of approximately 11.3 acres of land from the Florida Department of Transportation, for park purposes. The subject site is adjacent to other County-owned land near US 41 and Lutz Lake Fern Road in the Lutz area. The lease term is fifty years.

h. Accept a corrective drainage easement granted by the City of Temple Terrace for the Riverhills Drive drainage project.

i. Accept a Waranty Deed from DF& R Operating Company, Inc., for additional right-of-way to accommodate construction of a deceleration and right turn lane into The Market at Renaissance Park, located west of the Veterans Expressway and East of Twelve Oaks Boulevard.

j. Accept three special warranty deeds (Parcels 100A, 100B and 100C, consisting of 7.21 acres MOL), three temporary utility and sidewalk easements (Parcels 700A, 700B and 700 C, consisting of 1.61 acres MOL) and a temporary drainage easement (Parcels 800A and 800B, consisting of 5.24 acres MOL) from the Leslie Adair Group, for the Countryway Boulevard 5th Extension project, and also accept a special warranty deed (Parcel 101, consisting of 2.32 acres MOL) a temporary utility and sidewalk easement (Parcel 701, consisting of 0.353 acres MOL), and a temporary drainage easement (Parcel 801, consisting of 3.30 acres MOL), from Jean Noell, Robert E. Noell, Carolyn Purchell, and Raymond E. Purchell. Subject dedication is being made in accordance with Rez No. 95-09, within the Westchester Development.

k. Approve a minor modification of agreement between Hillsborough County, City of Temple Terrace, and Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club, as part of the Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale -78th Street road improvement project. This modification addresses a liability issue between the City of Temple Terrace and Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club.

l. Approve 3rd amendment to license agreement with Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Tampa, to extend the term for providing soft drink vending services in County Center for and additional year, from January 1, 1999, through December 31, 1999.

m. Approve contract and authorize acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Sanae Dewrell and John Dewrell, in the amount of $52,000, to purchase approximately five acres of land on Edison Road, adjoining the east boundary of existing Keysville Park.

n. Authorize staff to accept the assignment of a five-year lease on the Emma S. Sumner Trust of the Balm Road Scrub Site for cattle grazing purposes, in conjunction with the ELAP Program. The lease provides that in lieu of rental payments, the lessee is to provide in-kind services towards site management.

o. Adopt resolution and authorize the Chairman to execute the contract for the purchase of approximately 47.3 acres in the Wolf Branch Site owned by Catherine Crowder Church, Individually and as Trustee, and Patricia B. Sellas, Individually and as Trustee, with a purchase price of $9,460, in conjunction with the ELAP Program. Since this property is a land locked wetland tract surrounded by other lands owned by the County, staff is requesting waiver of requirement for the environmental assessment and survey. Authorize the Chairman to execute the contract and other documents for this transaction provided they do not materially alter the agreement. Authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the contract and payment of the transaction costs (if any) not to exceed $500 and payment of the purchase price for a total acquisition cost not to exceed $9,960.

p. Approve Change Order No. 1 to contract with A&K Service Corporation, for the Lighting Systems Retrofit Term Contract, adding 2 types of lenses replacements, and adjusting quantity on existing lighting fixture, as described in Background. No change in overall contract price or time is requested.

I-A-3 Receive status report regarding non-consensual towing. (Deferred on December 2, 1998)

I-A-4 Receive report on balances in the Reserve for Contingency accounts for the Countywide General Revenue Fund, Unincorporated Area General Revenue Fund, and Library Fund.

I-A-5 Defer until February 3rd, report regarding financial management.

I-A-6 Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to settle claim, for an additional $3,859.22 for repair of accident related vehicle due to hidden damages.

I-A-7 Approve appointment of trustees to the Southpointe Special Dependent District.

I-A-8 Approve renewal of contract with Marriott International for Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), as previously modified, upon its existing terms and conditions for a one-year period, beginning January 28, 1999, and ending January 27, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $43,020, using Federal/State funds.

I-A-9 Approve renewal of contract with Webster Tech for Job Training Partnership Act, (JTPA), as previously modified, upon its existing terms and conditions for a one-year period, beginning January 28, 1999, and ending January 27, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $56,100, using Federal/State funds.

I-A-10 Approve renewal of contract with Henkels & McCoy, Inc. for Job Training Partnership Act, (JTPA), as previously modified, upon its existing terms and conditions for a one-year period, beginning January 13, 1999, and ending January 12, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $56,625, using Federal/State funds.

I-A-11 Approve renewal of contract with Tampa Hillsborough Urban League, Inc. for Job Training Partnership Act, (JTPA), as previously modified, upon its existing terms and conditions for a one-year period, beginning January 28, 1999, and ending January 27, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $49,460, using Federal/State funds.

I-A-12 Approve and authorize 2nd modification to contract with Sun Coast Learning Center for provision of occupational training for Job Training Partnership Act, (JTPA), to increase total contract amount by $75,000 to an amount not to exceed $150,000, using Federal/State funds.

I-A-13 Receive report regarding future international economic development activities. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

I-B-1 Approve the following budget amendment resolutions

a. Aging Services - Realign $23,330 from the 98/99 Working Seniors Program's Additional County Support budget to the 98/99 General Revenue Fund 01-001-Working Seniors' budget to consolidate the program's budgets for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, with no County funds required.

b. Children's Services/Head Start/Early Head Start Division - Appropriate $2,165,118 in federal grant funds awarded from the Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-2 Approve 1st amendment to contract with the West Central Florida Agency on Aging, Inc., to authorize the Department of Aging Services' Senior Citizens Nutrition and Activity Program to increase the contract total by $179,858.54 and the billable maximum number of units of service to provide an additional 320,775 breakfast meals for home delivered and selected low-income congregate participants for the contract period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, for a maximum 1,045,775 eligible meals. Additional funding will cover breakfast meal program for the period of January 1, 1999, to September 30, 1999. A budget amendment to appropriate the additional $179,858.54 in USDA revenue will be submitted on the January 20, 1999, Board meeting. The revised contract total is $586,366.04.

I-B-3 Receive report regarding status of effort to remove bats from Houlihan=s Stadium and relocate them to another area. (Deferred from December 16 meeting)

I-B-4 Approve coordination contract with MacDonald Training Center, Inc., for transportation disadvantaged services for clients of MacDonald Training Center, Inc., for the period of January 15, 1999, through January 14, 2002. The contract provides for MacDonald Training Center, Inc., to provide transportation for its clients and comply with state and local requirements for these services. Services are funded through other sources available to the agency, with no County funds required.

I-B-5 Approve supplemental grant agreement with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged providing for a transfer of $82,875 in grant funding from transportation services to capital equipment to upgrade computer software and phone systems for the Specialized Transportation Program.

I-B-6 Approve interlocal agreement with James A. Haley Veterans= Hospital (VA) for provision of certain medical services to eligible participants in the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan for the period beginning on the date the agreement is approved by the Board and continuing for a period of one-year thereafter in the annual not-to-exceed amount of $750,000. (Deferred from December 16, 1998, meeting)

I-B-7 Approve 1st modification to agreement with St. Joseph=s Hospital, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of primary medical care from $135,458 to $185,458 for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-8 Approve 4th modification to agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Pasco County Health Department, decreasing the maximum amount payable for provision of primary medical care specifically for HIV+ women, infants, and children in Pasco County from $59,063 to $49,063, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-9 Approve 1st modification to agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Hernando County Health Department, increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of primary medical care for HIV+ individuals in Hernando County from $71,968 to $74,968, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-10 Approve 1st modification to agreement with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc. d/b/a Tampa General Healthcare, increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of primary medical care for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County from $250,999 to $275,999, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-11 Approve 8th modification to agreement with Operation PAR, Inc., deceasing the maximum amount payable for provision of substance abuse counseling/treatment services for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County from $148,484 to $119,988, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-12 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with Operation PAR, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for provision of substance abuse counseling/treatment services for HIV+ individuals from $140,000 to $99,932, and decreasing mental health counseling from $79,870 to $23,368 for the period ending February 28, 1999; and approve renewal of agreement for provision of substance abuse counseling/treatment services in the amount of $140,000 and mental health counseling in the amount of $79,870 for the period ending February 28, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-13 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of housing assistance for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County from $111,284 to $123,284, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-14 Approve 4th modification to agreement with Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of housing services from $100,891 to $112,891, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-15 Approve 1st modification to agreement with Hillsborough County Health Department, increasing the maximum amount payable for nutrition counseling services from $17,808 to $30,808 for HIV+ individuals and their family members in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando Counties, and increasing medications from $168,733 to $298,733, and decreasing dental from $50,000 to $20,000 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-16 Approve agreement with the Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc. (DACCO) for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, for continuation of DACCO=s Offender Treatment Program for Special Populations at a total cost of $467,211, consisting of $350,408 in Department of Justice Federal Funds, and $116,803 in required non-County match provided by DACCO, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-17 Approve agreement with the Agency For Community Treatment Services, Inc., (ACTS) for the period November 1, 1998, through December 31, 1999, to conduct drug screens for juveniles as part of the Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center=s offender evaluation procedure, at a cost of $52,500 in budgeted Hillsborough County Drug Abuse Trust Funds, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-18 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with Highlands County Health Department, deleting housing and related services in the amount of $4,000 for HIV+ individuals in Highlands County, for the period beginning April 1, 1998, and ending March 31,1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-19 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with Highlands County Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for provision of case management from $32,600 to $21,100, and direct client service funds from $17,595 to $11,595, for HIV+ individuals in Highlands County, for the period beginning April 1, 1998, and ending March 31,1999, with no County funds required.

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

I-C-1 Approve the following budget amendment resolution.

a. Community Improvement - Realign funds within the Community Development Block Grant program to the actual approved action plan and carryover projects; and, provide funding for replacement vehicles and file server, with no County funds required.

I-C-2 Approve agreement with Project Return, Inc,. in the amount of $25,000 for rehabilitation of four apartment units at 1308 W. Waters Avenue, Tampa.

I-C-3 Approve releasing the demolition lien with accrued interest and cost assessed by resolution in the amount of $2,538 against property located at 6716 Leto Drive, Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one fire damaged double wide mobile home and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-4 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $4,066 against property located at 5314 Pickron Lane, Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one frame structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-5 Receive report regarding regulations protecting neighboring properties from negative impacts of new development.

I-C-6 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Bridgeport, Inc., for construction of baseball fields, ball fencing, and lighting, and a concession/restroom building, decreasing the contract amount by $6,244.55, increasing the contract time by 91 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as described in the Background.

I-C-7 Receive report regarding information on the amount and use of Cone Ranch lease funds, the limitations on the uses of those funds and the current and future management plan for the property. (Deferred from December 16 meeting)

I-C-8 Approve interlocal agreement with the City of Tampa to provide funding for Transportation Management Organizations (TMOs).

I-C-9 Reappoint John A. Crislip to a three-year term as a Hillsborough County Land Use Hearing Officer effective January 6, 1999, not to exceed $50,000 per year as provided for by his contract.

I-C-10 Approve disaster relief funding agreement with the Florida Department of Community affairs for provision of federal disaster assistance funds through the State for expenses incurred by Hillsborough County due to the evacuation for Hurricane Georges in September 1998.

I-C-11 Approve joint project agreement with the City of Tampa for relocation of the City=s sanitary sewer facilities in conjunction with the Bearss Avenue/Duck Pond Phase II Drainage Improvements.

I-C-12 Traffic Control Hearing Master Services:

a. Approve 1st modification increasing contract amount by $5,500 to allow for additional Hearing Master services at the County=s request at the same rates established in the original agreement.

b. Public Works - Approve budget amendment resolution for unplanned expenditure of $5,500 to pay for additional services.

I-C-13 Approve Change Order No. 1 to the term contract with Cutler Repaving, Inc., for hot-in-place surface recycling (1997-98) decreasing contract amount by $20 with no change in contract duration.

I-C-14 Approve and authorize Chairman to execute the 1st modification agreements to Miscellaneous Asbestos/Environmental Services Agreements with each of the following four firms:

GLE Associates, Inc. HSA Environmental, Inc.

Tampa Bay Engineering , Inc. QST Environmental, Inc. (f/k/a Environmental Science and Engineering, Inc.)

I-C-15 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with Kisinger Campo & Associates Corporation, for additional design on the CR 574 and Lakewood Drive Intersection Improvements project, which increases the contract amount by $81,376.27 to $388,841.84.

I-C-16 Approve joint project agreement with GTE Florida, Incorporated, for relocation of GTE Florida facilities in conjunction with the Bullard Parkway Roadway Construction Project; Ridgedale to 78th Street.

I-C-17 Approve and execute Solid Waste Management Department Change Order No. 1 (Final) to construction contract with Apollo Construction & Engineering Services, Inc., for Hillsborough Heights Property Maintenance Building Improvements - Phase II to: provide a decrease/credit in the amount of $180 for unused permit money and $2,552.75 for unused allowance work money for a total credit of $2,732.75 to the original contract, and a decrease of eighteen days for unused allowance time; establish November 7, 1998, as the date of final completion.

I-C-18 Receive report regarding residential solid waste collection service complaint receipt and reporting. (Deferred from December 16 meeting)

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Accept and execute by the Board of County Commissioners the Satisfaction of Claim of Liens for the following 23 items listed in the Background, for which payment has been paid.

I-E-2 Accept and execute by the Board of County Commissioners the Satisfaction of Claim of Liens for the following 32 items listed in the Background, for which payment has been paid.

I-E-3 Accept and execute by the Board of County Commissioners the Satisfaction of Claim of Liens for the following 52 items listed in the Background, for which payment has been paid.

I-E-4 Accept and execute by the Board of County Commissioners the Satisfaction of Claim of Liens for the following 35 items listed in the Background, for which payment has been paid.

I-E-5 Authorize the County Attorney=s Office to pay a bill of costs incurred by the Department of Environmental Protection in the amount of $5,205.80 in the case of Anderson/Tampa, et al., v Hillsborough County, et al.

I-E-6 Execute County deed pursuant to an order of the County in the Hillsborough County v. James P. Muncey, et al.

I-E-7 Execute resolution to Florida Statutes Section 125.37 authorizing Hillsborough County=s conveyance by County deed of certain County property not needed for a County purpose to Mohammed Fakhar in exchange of lands needed by the County to construct improvements to Linebaugh Avenue from Henderson Road to Plantation Boulevard, in settlement of pending eminent domain litigation with Mr. Fakhar; and, authorize and direct the County Attorney=s Office to take all steps necessary to effect said exchange of property and to settle pending litigation with Mohammed Fakhar according to the agreed terms and conditions.

I-E-8 Execute County deed pursuant to Florida Statutes Section 125.37 and in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the stipulated final judgment to be entered as to Parcel 127 in the County=s pending eminent domain lawsuit with Mohammed Fakhar.

I. F. OTHER OFFICES

I. G. REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

I-G-1 Receipt of Official Board Records: (Reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

List of Lands Available for Taxes in accordance with Florida Statutes.

b. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Trust Fund / Alternate Source Funds Reports.

Heritage Springs Community Development District Proposed Budget FY99.
Investment Information (Schedules) as of November 1998.
Financial Statements for the following Special Districts for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 1998, as required by County Ordinances.

. Beacon Meadows
. Bloomingdale Oaks
. Boyette Springs
. Country Lakes
. Country Place
. Lake Brant
. Lake Heather
. South Pointe
. Twelve Oaks
. The Cove at Bayport Colony

Minutes of meetings of the following Community Development Districts

. Arbor Greene - Nov. 3, 11, 1998
. Cheval West - Sep. 28, Nov. 3, 1998
. Citrus Park - Oct. 15, 1998
. Parkway Center - Sep. 1, Nov. 3, 1998
. Tampa Palms - Oct. 14, 1998
. Tampa Palms Open Space and Transportation - Apr. 21, 1998
. Westchase - Oct. 6, 1998

I-G-2 Satisfaction and Release of Claims covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

I-G-3 Report on the audit of financial statements of the District Board of Trustees - Hillsborough Community College - Fiscal Year ending 6/30/98 by State of Florida Auditor General.

I-G-4 Approval to remit $2,555.36 to the Clerk of Circuit Court for properties on which no bids were received at the tax deed sale of December 7, 1998.

I-G-5 Approve Records Disposition Form and Box Destruction Report (Records Disposition Requests 107 - 723) for destruction.

I-G-6 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of November 3 - November 9, 1998.

I-G-7 Ratify December 16, 1998 preapproval to release warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of December 15 - 21 and December 22 -28, 1998. Also, correct ratification date on December 16, 1998 BOCC Agenda (Item I-G-8) from January 7, 1999 to January 6, 1999.

I-G-8 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of December 29, 1998 - January 4, 1999.

I-G-9 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting Nov. 5, 1998
Land Use Nov. 10, 1998
Workshop/Community Investment Tax Nov. 12, 1998
Workshop/MPO 2020 Plan Dec. 1, 1998
PH/Windemere Utility Franchise Rates Dec. 3, 1998

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES
(Time Certain)

IV-1 Appearance by David Hurley of the Citizens Advisory Committee. (To be heard at 1:30 p.m., the 1st Regular BOCC Meeting of each month).

IV-2 Appearance by Bob Silah, Vice Chairman, USS Forrestal Sea, Air, Space Museum, Inc., regarding the 12th Street Warehouse. (To be heard at 1:35 p.m.) (Deferred from December 16 meeting)

IV-3 Appearance by Dominic Calabro, President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida TaxWatch, regarding the TaxWatch presentation. (To be heard at 2:15 p.m.)

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 Approve the following budget amendment resolutions.

a. Real Estate - Appropriate by super-majority vote, in accordance with the BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $48,000 from the Reserve Contingency General fund, to provide funding for an environmental clean-up which was previously authorized by the Board on October 21, 1998. The clean-up is needed on formerly owned County-owned land (Fleet) at 3208 Sydney Road, Plant City.

b. Management & Budget - Appropriate by super-majority vote, in accordance with the BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $98,782 from the Reserve Contingency - Unincorporated Area General Fund (Operating Fund) and $8,357 from the Reserve Contingency - Countywide General Fund (Operating Fund). These funds are needed to provide the Public Safety Department with the necessary operating funds which were not allocated in their FY 99 budget.

V-A-2 PURCHASING ITEMS

a. RFQ No. C-311-98 - Purchasing - Community Based Planning Program - Approve selection of and authorize contracts for the periods listed beginning with the date of the Notice to Proceed in the not-to-exceed amounts listed with; Freilich, Leitner, & Carlisle, Community Design Regulations, $209,890, 365 days; Duany Plater - Zyberk & Company, NorthWest Hillsborough Plan, $149,200, 120 days; HDR Engineering, Inc., Brandon Main Street Plan, $125,000, 270 days. (To be heard at 3:15 p.m.)

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Receive staff report from the Water Department and approve scheduling of a public hearing to consider adoption of the proposed Infrastructure Assessment Unit Ordinance as modified in accordance with BOCC direction to include the requirement for a petition from affected property owners as a prerequisite to the establishment of an Infrastructure Assessment Unit. (Deferred December 16 from meeting)

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Acknowledge the work of the Community Improvement Department Performance Audit Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) in its review of responses to the Best and Final RFP (C-295-98) as compliant with the process; but, reject proposal from Deloitte & Touche and the proposal from Valiente Hernandez & Co. which was recommended by the TEC as the best and lowest cost proposer because the fixed fee exceeds the budget appropriation by $34,850 or 49.8%; and, adopt Option 1 of the alternative approaches presented in the backup to address the problem with the cost of this audit.

V-D-2 Approve scope of services and authorize staff to proceed with the request for proposals (RFP) for the performance audit of the Human Services Group which includes the Aging Services, Children=s Services and Cooperative Extension departments.

V-D-3 Adopt staff recommendations on the twelve local bills which will be considered by the Hillsborough County Legislative Delegation on January 16, 1999.

V-D-4 Adopt BOCC policy whereby citizen complaints against County Administrator employee(s) and/or department(s) will be handled in accordance with the procedure outlined in Administrative Directive #173. (Deferred from December 16, 1998, meeting)

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

V-E-1 Approve BOCC policy relating to slap suits. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. F. OTHER OFFICES

V-F-1 Approve request of Tampa Sports Authority for the Board of County Commissioners to consider taking title to the Raymond James Stadium and leasing it back to the Tampa Sports Authority. (To be heard at 2:45 p.m.) (Deferred from December 16 meeting)

V. G. REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

VI. COMMISSIONERS' SECTION

VI-1 Discussion by Commissioners regarding various authorities and councils on which they serve.

VI-2 Appointments to various boards and councils.

VI-3 Correspondence received by the Board.

VI-4 Discussion regarding the Raymond James Stadium. (Comm. Norman) (To be heard at 2:45 p.m. in conjunction with V-F-1)

VI-5 Discussion regarding action taken by the BOCC on December 16, 1998, regarding remediation of transportation problems for the disadvantaged. (Comm. Platt)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Report on Weed & Seed audit recommendations. (Deferred from December 16 meeting) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

VII-2 Report regarding update on Year 2000 Compliance. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

Prepared January 5, 1999, 4:40pm

ADDENDUM TO JANUARY 6, 1999 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

VI-6 Discussion regarding Gandy Bridge. (Comm. Norman)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

I-A-1b Operation Of The Southeast County Landfill Leachate Treatment And Reclamation Facility-Defer until January 20 -

I-A-1f Public Works - Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program (FY 99) - Defer until January 20 -

I-A-2c Easement agreement granted by Barry Pilkington as Trustee to Crescent Resources, Inc., and Hillsborough County, for the Falkenburg Road Extension Project (between Palm River Road and Leroy Selmon Expressway - Defer until January 20 -

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

I-E-6 Correct language on agenda to read, ?Execute County deed pursuant to an order of the Court in the Hillsborough County v. James P. Muncey, et al lawsuit.

I-E-7 Correct language on agenda to read, ?Execute resolution pursuant to Florida Statutes...?

MOVE FROM CONSENT TO BE HEARD AT 11:00 A.M.

I-A-2a Execution of a license agreement for a cell phone tower on County-owned real estate located on N. Dale Mabry Hwy., at Fletcher Ave. The property is the site of a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Station. (Comm. Platt)

I-A-2n Assignment of a five-year lease on the Emma S. Sumner Trust of the Balm Road Scrub Site for cattle grazing purposes, in conjunction with the ELAP Program. (Comm. Frank)

I-B-6 Interlocal agreement with James A. Haley Veterans? Hospital (VA) for provision of certain medical services to eligible participants in the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan. (Comm. Frank)

I-C-18 Report regarding residential solid waste collection service complaint receipt and reporting. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00a.m. Items moved from Consent Section

1:30 p.m. IV-1 Appearance by David Hurley of the Citizens Advisory Committee.

1:35 a.m. IV-2 Appearance by Bob Silah, Vice Chairman, USS Forrestal Sea, Air, Space Museum, Inc., regarding the 12th Street Warehouse.

2:15 p.m. IV-3 Appearance by Dominic Calabro, President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida TaxWatch, regarding the TaxWatch presentation.

2:45 p.m. V-F-1 Request of Tampa Sports Authority for the Board of County Commissioners to consider taking title to the Raymond James Stadium and leasing it back to the Tampa Sports Authority.

VI-4 Discussion regarding the Raymond James Stadium. (Comm. Norman)

3:15 p.m. V-A-2a Community Based Planning Program.

* Requires Board approval to set time certain for Commissioner's items under the Board's Rules of Order.

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