Archived Agendas

Wednesday, July 8, 1998, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INTRODUCTION OF ANTONIA "TONI" BARBER, DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION.

PRESENTATION TO SHIRLEY KRUGER OF THE WATER DEPARTMENT FOR HER APPOINTMENT AS A STERLING AWARD EXAMINER FOR THE GOVERNOR'S STERLING QUALITY CHALLENGE AND AWARD PROGRAM.

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

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

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS WILL BE HEARD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONSENT AGENDA.


CONSENT AGENDA



I. A.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES



I-A-1
Approve purchasing items and authorize execution of contracts if applicable.



a.
Bid No. P-543-97 - Public Works/Traffic Section - Renewal Of Purchase Agreement For Aluminum Sign Blanks - Approve renewal of purchase agreement with the same terms and conditions to Amsign Corporation South Valley, MA in the estimated amount of $131,896.60. This renewal is for the period beginning July 23, 1998, and ending July 22, 1999.



b.
RFP No. C-149-98 - Health and Social Services - Provision Of Cemetery Services - Award Request for Proposals to the two best proposers, Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Petersburg, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $350,625 beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed and Rest Haven Memorial Park, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $130,625 beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed. The duration of the contracts is explained in the Background.



c.
File No. C-264-98 - Water - Professional Consulting Services - Approve sole source agreement with EHI, Inc., for professional consulting services, with fees and costs for non-litigation services not to exceed $100,000 per year, and fees and costs for litigation assistance services not to exceed $45,000 per year. The terms of this three-year contract may be renewed twice, for periods of one year each. (Deferred from June 24 meeting)



d.
Bid No. PC-180-98, CIP No. 63018 - Public Works - Bruce B. Downs Blvd. (CR 581) At Skipper Road East - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications for Alternate Bid "B", Southwest Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $246,274.10.



e.
Bid No. P-233-98 - Water - Purchase Of Sodium Hypochlorite - Award bid for a two year period to the low responsive and responsible bidder HCI-Clearwater Chemical Corporation, Clearwater, in the estimated amount of $94,400. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.



f.
Bid No. P-234-98 - Fire Rescue - Purchase Of Two 300 Gallon skid Mounted Pump Units And Section B Options, B.1, Two Class A Foam Nozzle Aspiration Type Units - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Hallmark Fire Apparatus, Inc., Ocala, in the amount of $35,723.60.


g.
Bid No. 243-98 - Water - Purchase Of Dry Granular Chlorine For A Two-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, HCI-Industrial Chemical and Supply, Tampa, in the estimated amount of $27,300. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid. The contract period will be from August 21, 1998, the end of the current contract, through August 20, 1999.



h.
Bid No. P-247-98 - Water - Purchase Of Sodium Bisulfite For A One-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, HCI-Industrial Chemical and Supply, Tampa, in the estimated amount of $63,126. Further, reject bid from Jones Chemical, Inc., Jacksonville, for reasons stated in the Background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid and has a one-year renewal at the sole option of the County. The contract period will be from August 21, 1998, the end of the current contract, through August 20, 1999.



i.
Bid No. P-250-98 - Water - Purchase Of Sodium Hydroxide - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, HCI-Industrial Chemical and Supply, Tampa, in the estimated amount of $29,064. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid. The contract period will be from August 15, 1998, the end of the current contract, through October 30, 1998.



I-A-2
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:



a.
Approve and authorize a lease for relocation of the Eastlake Library to the Mango Shopping Center location at 11724-26 Martin Luther King Blvd., East. The monthly rent for the 5,340 square foot facility will be $5,210.72 for the first year and increase 1% each year. The term is for five years with the option to renew for two additional terms for five years each. In addition, the tenant will pay common area maintenance and their own utilities. The owner will build out the space at a cost of $126,167 and this will be amortized over 15 years at 8%.



b.
Accept a drainage easement by donation from Eastside Cumberland Presbyterian Church for the Cumberland Drive drainage project, and further authorize processing of instruments for same.



c.
Approve execution of a Right of Entry Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for a project identified under the Stormwater Program as East Lake Restoration.



d.
Accept conveyance of 8 utility easements and a lift station site being conveyed by the Homes for Ruskin Property Owners' Association and the applicable owners holding title to the platted lots lying along the easement alignment. The purpose for this conveyance is to service the utility facilities which are being required by Hillsborough County for a wastewater community collection and transmission system.



e.
Accept a Warranty Deed from Odessa Storage, Inc., for donation of right-of-way on the west side of Gunn Highway.



f.
Accept a Warranty Deed from J.R.S. Equities, Inc., for donation of additional road right-of-way along the east side of Pauls Drive. Subject road right-of-way is located north of Lumsden Road and approximately 3/4 mile south of SR 60 (Brandon Blvd.)



g.
Approve easement agreement with West Coast Regional Water Supply Authority to allow for construction of a monitor well in conjunction with the northwest regional groundwater monitoring network. The easement is located in a publicly held platted park site of Logan Gate Village Unit I and is southwesterly of Monterey Drive, and west of Henderson Road.






h.
Accept a drainage easement by donation from Mia and Edward E. Trotter, for the Summit View Drive drainage project, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.




i.
Accept a drainage easement by donation from Ruth Suzanne and Gordon Michael Bolser, for the Summit View Drive drainage project, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.



j.
Approve and accept the Maintained Right of Way Map for Harney Road, in accordance with Florida Statute 95.361 which delineates the County maintained right-of-way limits on the portion of Harney Road between Morris Bridge Road and Interstate 75.



k.
Accept a Perpetual Utility Easement from Sterling House Corporation, for the service of a water meter. The proposed easement is located on the south side of Jersey Avenue and approximately 20 feet west of Parsons Avenue.



l.
Execute a quit claim deed conveying a portion of County-owned land containing 910 square feet and an easement containing 183 square feet to the Sheldon West Condominium Owners Association, Inc., in accordance with the term of the lawsuit settlement. As a consideration for said conveyance, the Association will dismiss its defenses to the lawsuit condemning right-of-way required for Sheldon Road (Linebaugh to Paglen).



m.
Authorize the Real Estate Department to secure an environmental assessment pertaining to the alleged contamination of property previously owned by Hillsborough County at 3208 Sydney Road, Plant city. This action is in response to a Warning Notice issued to the current property owner by the Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission.



n.
Receive report regarding Sustainable Buildings, as requested by the BOCC on April 1, 1998.



I-A-3
Receive report on balances in the Reserve for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund.



I-A-4
Receive report regarding financial management.



I-A-5
Reimbursement of Parks Impact Fees:



a.
Approve refund in the amount of $73,495.61 from Park Impact Fees (Northwest Zone) to Westfield Development for overpayment of impact fees for the Villa Rosa Park.



b.
Capital Program Administration - Approve budget amendment resolution realigning budgeted funds to effectuate this transaction.



I-A-6
Approve recommendation of the County Insurance Committee to select Prudential Insurance Company of America as the provider of Group Life Insurance for County employees effective October 1, 1998.

I. B.

HUMAN SERVICES



I-B-1
Approve the referral agreement with the Gulf Coast Family Services to authorize the Department of Aging Services' Senior Citizens Nutrition and Activity Program to accept eligible referrals for meals to disabled adults age 18 - 59 at the rate of $5 per meal for the period of July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999, for a maximum of 5,000 eligible meals.



I-B-2
Approve contract with the Hillsborough County School Board for provision of transportation services to eligible children participating in Project Safety Net from July 1, 1998, through September 30, 1998, in the amount of $30,000. Funds are provided entirely by the Hillsborough County School Board.



I. C.

COMMUNITY SERVICES



I-C-1
Approve the following budget amendment resolutions:



a.
Water - Appropriate $500,000 to provide for the Low Pressure Sewer System (LPSS) contract with Sunrise Construction, Inc.. Funds are provided by the Utility System Rate Stabilization Fund's "Other Designated Contingency Reserves" account.



b.
Water - Accept and appropriate $125,000 to provide for the demolition of the Oaks Utility Wastewater Treatment Plant and Pump Station plus the construction of a new service line and pump station. Funds are provided by allocations received from the Environmental Protection Commission's Pollution Recovery Trust Fund ($75,000) and Gardinier Settlement Trust Fund ($50,000).



I-C-2
Reappoint Martin H. Smith, Jr., to a three-year term as a Hillsborough County Land Use Hearing Officer and approve contract effective July 8, 1998, not to exceed $25,000 per year.



I-C-3
Adopt resolution and authorize Chairman to execute the Joint Project Highway Lighting Agreements with the State of Florida Department of Transportation providing for the installation and maintenance of the following highway lighting systems: US 41 (Fowler Avenue to Fletcher Avenue).



I-C-4
Approve resolution to adopt integrated past management practices by County government for pest control programs.



I-C-5
Approve date of August 19, 1998, at 2:00 p.m. for a public hearing for adoption of the tax roll and setting of rates for street lighting service areas for the 1998 Tax Year.



I-C-6
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the 1st modification agreement to the Miscellaneous Architectural Services Agreement with each of the following four firms.



1.
Fleischman and Garcia Architects and Planners

2.
Woodroffe Corporation Architects

3.
Cooper Johnson Smith Architects, Inc.

4.
Wannemacher Russell Architects, Inc.



The 1st modification agreement will extend the contract term with each firm for an additional two years. The maximum fee payable to each firm will not exceed $600,000 for the two-year renewal period.



I-C-7
Approve the addition of approximately 0.10 mile of roadway running from the end of existing pavement of NW 1st Court, west then north to the dead-end, to the Maintained Road Inventory to receive Class "E" maintenance.


I-C-8
Approve proposed contract with the State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs, for development of a Countywide Hazard Mitigation Strategy which will supersede the document approved by the Board on April 15, item I-C-6.



I-C-9
Approve 2nd amendment to the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) Cooperative Funding Agreement for the design and construction of the Northwest Hillsborough County Reuse System project.



I-C-10
Approve modifications to Interlocal Agreement with HARTline to accommodate the County's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) schedule and streamline and maintain the integrity of the County's impact fee program.



I-C-11
Approve the agreement for Regional Collection of Utility Bill Payments with PostNet which will authorize the collection of payments on behalf of the County at 1957 SR 60 East, Valrico, from County water and wastewater Utility customers for a 5-year period at a cost to the County not to exceed $2,000 per year of $10,000 overall.



I-C-12
Receive report regarding status of intersection improvements at Boyette Road and McMullen Road, as requested by the BOCC on June 24, 1998.



I-C-13
Receive report regarding Cheryl Taylor's request for assistance with wheel chair accessibility, as requested by the BOCC on June 24, 1998.




I. D.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES



I-D-1
Approve the Neighborhood Mini-Grant Review Committee's funding recommendations for FY 98.



I-D-2
Authorize the Museum of Science and Industry Foundation Inc., to enter into an agreement with the USF Charter School, Inc., to utilize a portion of the museum property as a temporary site for operation of the Charter School.



I-D-3
Defer until September 2, 1998, the report regarding City of Tampa funding to offset the cost of operating the County Jail system.



I. E.

LEGAL SERVICES



I-E-1
Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the case of Segundo and Oneida Perez v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 95-3105 Div. J, in the settlement amount of $85,000.




I. F.

OTHER OFFICES



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



a.
Court Administrator - Accept and appropriate a $30,000 grant award from the Department of Juvenile Justice (DOJJ) for a Community Juvenile Justice Partnership Grant and a $6,718 in-kind matching contribution.




I. G.

REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT



I-G-1
Receipt of Official Board Records:



a.
State of Florida, Office of Auditor General, Report No. 13261, Operational Audit of the Office of the State Attorney, 13th Judicial Circuit, for the period of January 1, 1997 through December 31, 1997. (Report to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)



b.
Letter of notification that an audit of the State of Florida reporting entity was conducted in accordance with OMB Circular A-133, Section .320(e)(2) for the Fiscal Year ended June 30 1997 with an attached Expenditures of Federal funds provided to the State of Florida reporting entity by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)



c.
Proposed Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 1999 for the following Community Development Districts, in accordance with Chapter 190.008(2)(b) of the Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

·Arbor Green
·Westchase
·Westchase East

d.
Deloitte & Touche's report to Hillsborough County; a Report to Management Concerning Year 2000 Inquiries for the Year Ended September 30, 1997. (Report to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)



e.
Minutes of meetings of the following Community Development Districts. (Minutes to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)
·Arbor Green - May 5, and May 7, 1998
·Cheval West - April 20, 1998 and May 18, 1998
·Parkway Center - February 3, 1998
·Westchase - May 5, 1998
·Westchase East - May 5, 1998

f.
Proposed Operating Budget for the following Special Dependent Districts for Fiscal Year 1998-99: Final budgets will be presented by the Budget Department. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

Baycrest - Lago Vista
Beacon Meadows - Lake Brant
Bloomingdale Oaks - Lake Heather
Brandon Groves North - Lake Magdalene
Buckhorn Estates - North Lakes
Buckhorn Oaks - Northdale
Carrollwood Meadows - Pine Hollow
Carrollwood North - South Pointe
Carrollwood South - Sugarwood Grove
Country Lakes - Tarawood
Country Run - Valrico Manor
Cove at Bayport - Village Estates
Hammock Woods

I-G-2
Approve deletion of capital equipment items by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.


I-G-3
Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under date of June 30 - July 6.



I-G-4
Approve minutes:
Regular Meeting - May 20, 1998
WS/Community-Based Planning & WAGES Program - May 27, 1998

WS/WAGES Program & EAR Plan Update - May 27, 1998

Regular Meeting - June 03, 1998

Land Use Meeting - June 09, 1998

WS/PSCC Recommendations - June 11, 1998

PH/Water Rates - Valrico Hills - June 11, 1998

PH/Water Rates - Hershel Heights - June 11, 1998

PH/LDC Amendments - June 11, 1998


II.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS



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REGULAR AGENDA






III.

PUBLIC HEARING



(Time Certain)



III-1
Consider an ordinance amending the Hillsborough County Consolidated Impact Assessment Programs Ordinance. (Advertised to be heard at 2:00 p.m.)




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 Don Barber, President, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, concerning the Chamber's plan for International Trade Development as requested by the BOCC on April 15, 1998. (To be heard at 1:45 p.m.)



IV-3
Appearance by Warren Clark to present an interim report regarding the Hunger Task Force on the Completion of the Work Plan, as requested by the BOCC on March 4, 1998. (To be heard at 3:30 p.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)




V. A.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES



V-A-1
Adopt authorizing resolution and approve the form of the Preliminary Official Statement, Official and Summary Notices of Sale, Bid Form and Escrow Deposit Agreement in connection with the issuance of the Limited Ad Valorem Tax Refunding Bonds (Environmentally Sensitive Land Acquisition and Protection Program), Series 1998; and authorize the County Administrator to award the Bonds based on the best conforming bid received through a competitive bid process. (Deferred from June 24 meeting, to be heard at 2:15 p.m.)



V-A-2
Receive and approve a comprehensive set of financial policies related to the budget, capital program, debt, and reserves. (Deferred from June 24 meeting)




V-A-3
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEM:



a.
Declare the 101 North 12th Street property surplus. Allow the Channel District to submit a financially feasible project to the County, which would include a binding commitment from the City of Tampa for grant funds. Concurrently, advertise the property for sale and solicit bids from the general public. Schedule the item for reconsideration by the Board in 120 days. (To be heard at 2:30 p.m.)




V. B.

HUMAN SERVICES




V. C.

COMMUNITY SERVICES



V-C-1
Approve and execute the Landfill Gas Utilization Agreement with Toro Energy, Inc. (Toro) which grants to Toro a license to install landfill gas collection equipment at the Hillsborough Heights Landfill and enables the County to sell landfill gas to Toro. (Deferred from June 24 meeting, to be heard at 3:15 p.m.)




V. D.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES



V-D-1
Report and recommendations on future alternatives to Federal Lobbying. (Deferred from June 24 meeting)



V-D-2
Overview of FY 98-99 Budget message. (To be heard at 10:00 a.m.) (Document to be distributed on July 9, 1998)



V-D-3
Approve scheduling of the following workshop:



a.
Streamlining the Permitting Process




V. E.

LEGAL SERVICES




V. F.

OTHER OFFICES




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. (Deferred from June 24 meeting)



VI-3
Correspondence received by the Board. (To be heard at 2:45 p.m.)



a.
Memo received from Barbara Sheen Todd, Chairman of the Old Gandy Bridge Oversight Committee, recommending the bridge be named Friendship TrailBridge. (Deferred from June 24 meeting)



VI-4
Discussion regarding issue of County vehicles being driven by citizen volunteers. (Comm. Platt) (Deferred from June 24 meeting)



VI-5
Discussion regarding policy and procedures issue for County employee volunteers. (Comm. Berger) (Relates to VII-2)(Deferred from June 24 meeting)



VI-6
Discussion regarding the lease agreement and activities occurring on the Cone Ranch property. (Comm. Platt) (Deferred from June 24 meeting) (To be heard at 3:00 p.m.)



VI-7
Discussion regarding request for support for the Egmont Key Alliance to receive Historic Preservation grant funding from the State of Florida. (Comm. Hart) (Deferred from June 24 meeting)



VI-8
Discussion regarding status of workshops regarding streamlining the permitting process. (Comm. Chillura)



VI-9
Discussion regarding status of issues relating to the Animal Services Center. (Comm. Chillura)


VII.

STAFF REPORTS


VII-1
Report regarding the Indigent Dental Care Contract issue, as requested by the BOCC on June 3, 1998.

VII-2
Report regarding volunteers for the School System. (Request of Serve) (Relates to VI-5)(Deferred from June 24 meeting)

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