Archived Agendas

Wednesday, March 18, 1998, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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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.

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. C-121-96 - Water - Predictive Electrical And Mechanical Maintenance Service For Wastewater Treatment Facilities (Line Item 2) - Approve unilateral 90-day extension to agreement with Instrumentation Services, Inc., through June 25, 1998, with no additional funds required.

b. Bid No. C-121-96 - Water - Predictive Electrical And Mechanical Maintenance Service For Wastewater Treatment Facilities (Line Item 1, 3, and 4) - Approve unilateral 90day extension to agreement with Vibra-Analysis Inc., through June 25, 1998, with no additional funds required.

c. Bid No. C-449-97 - Health and Social Services - Provision Of Professional Visual Services - Approve 1st renewal of contract with Robinson's Eyecare, Inc., for a one-year period beginning May 1, 1998, and ending April 30, 1999, in an annual amount not to exceed $188,122, at the same terms and conditions as existing contract.

d. Bid No. PC-107-98 - Public Works - Road And Intersection Improvements Term Contract - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.

e. Bid No. P-131-98 - Parks and Recreation - Purchase Of A Double-Wide Modular Manufactured Office Building - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder ASAP Office Buildings, Inc., of Orlando, in the amount of $42,289.

f. Bid No. P-139-98 - Public Works - Purchase Of Precast Concrete Structures For A Two-Year Period - Award bid to the sole bidder meeting specifications, Oldcastle Precast East, Inc., North Fort Myers, in an estimated amount not to exceed $43,862.

g. Bid No. C-145-98 - Solid Waste - Transport And Disposal Of Leachate From South County And Northwest Transfer Stations Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, International Petroleum, Corp., in an amount not to exceed $35,400 at the unit price per Bid Summary, for a two-year period from the effective date of the County's "Notice to Proceed". The contract provides for 1 two-year renewal at the sole option of the County, at the same terms and conditions. This contract includes and escalation/deescalation clause for each 12-month renewal period consistent with Consumer Price Index.

h. Bid No. C-155-98 - Water - Motor Rewind Services - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, EME Engineering Ltd., for a two-year period from the effective date of the County's "Notice to Proceed", at the unit prices per Bid Summary, which includes a $16,000 allowance for parts and materials and a $40,000 allowance for unlisted motors, for a two-year total contract amount not to exceed $243,202. This contract contains a one-year renewal period at the sole option of the County, at the same terms and conditions. Further, authorize the Purchasing Director to enter into change orders (the cumulative total of which shall not exceed $25,000) for additions, deletions or revisions in the services to be rendered under this agreement.

i. Bid No. P-159-98 - Purchasing - Purchase Of An Estimated 15,000 Tons Of Recycled Crushed Concrete - Reject bid from Kimmins Construction Corp., Tampa, and grant permission to Independence Recycling Inc., Tampa, to withdraw their bid for reasons stated in the Background.

j. Bid No. PC-463-97 - Various - Sidewalk Construction Term Contract - Renew bid with Islander Construction Services, Inc., Tampa, for an additional one-year period and for an amount not to exceed $500,000. Also, approve increasing the work order limit for existing Work Order No. 7 by $15,000 to compensate the contractor due to unforseen site conditions.

k. Bid No. P-137-96 - Purchasing - Rental Of Pagers For A TwoYear Period - Approve renewal of agreement with Mobile Media/Mobile Company of Tampa, in the estimated amount of $37,826.81. The bid has a provision which allows up to a 15% increase in additional pager rental per year without modification of unit prices. Increases over that amount will require BOCC approval.

l. File No. SP-011-98 - Fleet Management - Sale Of Surplus Vehicles And Miscellaneous Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 36 items pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes, by public auction at Tampa Machinery Auction. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

m. Bid No. PC-583-97 - Water - Painting Services Program - Award bid to the low responsive bidder meeting specifications, Gerald Hicks, in the amount of $161,837. Further, reject bids submitted by (1) LPCC/McKay Engineering Services, (2) Paul A. Perez/Perez Enterprises, (3) Gemini, Inc., and (4) P. J. Goldman Painting Company, for reasons indicated in Background.

n. Bid No. C-448-97 - Solid Waste - Sale Of Used Motor Oil - Approve renewal of existing contract with Magnum Environmental Services, Inc., for a one-year period beginning April 1, 1998, and ending March 31, 1999, in an amount of $0.0575 per gallon (revenue) with an estimated quantity of 35,000 gallons for a one-year period, at the same terms and conditions.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve and authorize execution of 1st amendment agreement to the License Agreement with Radio Training Network, Inc. (RTN), pertaining to its broadcasting facilities at the County's fire station at 117 Ridgewood Avenue, in Brandon. The amendment allows for installation of a satellite dish in replacement of RTN's existing antennas.

b. Approve acceptance of the Revised Maintained Right-of-Way Maps in accordance with Florida Statute, 95.361 which delineates the County maintained right-of-way limits on that portion of Bloomingdale Avenue that runs from Bell Shoals Road to approximately 1200 feet east of Lithia-Pinecrest Road.

c. Approve 2nd 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 an additional year, from January 1, 1998, through December 31, 1998.

d. Defer until April 1, 1998, BOCC meeting, request for donation of 1.5 acres of surplus land to the Trinity Gospel Church to construct a community building.

e. Authorize negotiations of with Bohannan & Reid, Shawn Diggs, MAI, (Compass Real Estate Consulting) or Mark Sawyer, MAI (Sawyer Realty Group, Inc.) for real estate appraisal services for the Lithia-Pinecrest Road at Bryan Road Intersection Improvement project.

f. Approve 3rd amendment agreement with Gas Kwick, Inc., pertaining to the lease of the Lozano Building in Ybor City, for the Environmental Protection Commission offices. The subject agreement provides for a monthly increase of $62.50 to pay for the cost of requested improvements.

g. Accept a drainage easement by donation from Maria and Nickolaos Mantas, for the Riverview Drive drainage improvement, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.

h. Execute a modification to agreement with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs, Emergency Management Preparedness Assistance Program, which extends the term of the grant from March 31, 1998, to September 30, 1998, and provides for the purchase of materials handling equipment and the term extension is needed to special order a piece of equipment.

i. Approve 1st amendment to contract with Jeanette and Carl Durrance for purchase of property in the Triple Creek Site, in conjunction with the ELAP Program, to modify the terms of the contract for a reduced purchase price of $290,557 and authorize staff to proceed with the modified contract.

j. Determine the reasonable necessity to acquire a rights of way and perpetual drainage easements for the public purpose of widening and constructing improvements to Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale Avenue to 78th Street; adopt a resolution authorizing the acquisition of such property and property rights by eminent domain proceedings for such project; and authorize and direct the Hillsborough County Attorney's Office to acquire such property and property rights in the name of Hillsborough County and to fully compensate the interested parties as required by law.

k. Adopt resolution and approve contract with Richard H. Blank, Jr., David G. Hanlon, and Marjorie W. Boling for purchase of 1.54 acres (MOL) in the Cypress Street Restoration Park Site with a purchase price of $75,000, in conjunction with the ELAP Program. In addition to the standard transaction requirements, the contract acknowledges that the County may designate the City to hold title to the property. 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 including the processing of instruments of conveyance to complete the transaction and payment of transaction costs not to exceed $10,000 for a total acquisition cost not to exceed $85,000.

l. Approve and authorize execution of 2nd amendment agreement pertaining to the lease with Continental Mortgage and Equity Trust for the Employment & Training Department offices at Bay Plaza in Brandon. This lease amendment provides an additional 1,287 square feet of office space. The construction cost to build-out the additional space will be paid through a three-year extension of existing, with annual incremental increases in the monthly rent. The monthly rent will increase from $6,875.73 to $8,666.81, effective May 1, 1998, which will result in an additional expenditure of $8,955.40 through the end of the current fiscal year.

m. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Elizabeth and C.T. Thomas, in the amount of $30,000 for right-of-way along Bloomingdale Avenue, between Bell Shoals and Lithia-Pinecrest.

n. Approve and accept the Maintained Right of Way map for the west end of College Avenue in Ruskin, off of U.S. Highway 41, in accordance with Florida Statutes, 95.361 which delineates the County maintained right-of-way limits on that portion of College Avenue that is west of U.S. Hwy. 41 and west of 14th Street S.W. in Ruskin township.

o. Approve and authorize execution of a lease agreement with Twin Oaks Plaza, Inc., for the use of approximately 1,200 square feet of office space at 11072 U.S. Highway 301 South, in Gibsonton. This space will be used for a Sheriff's Community Office facility. The lease is for a two-year period with no rent. The Sheriff's Office will pay its own operational costs at the site, such as utilities, janitorial services, and basic maintenance. (Relates to item on Special Presentation Agenda)

p. Approve and ratify the prior execution of a short term rental agreement with Regency Square Associates Manager of University Collections Shopping Center on Fowler Avenue at 30th Street. The rent for the 3400 sq. ft. space is $500 per week with a minimum 2 weeks and can be extended an additional 6 weeks as needed. The rental agreement was signed by the Director, Real Estate Department, due to the critical time factors in getting the team in operation. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

I-A-3 Approve the following budget amendment resolutions.

a. Management & Budget - Approve transferring $35,000 from the MOSI capital projects fund reserve account to provide funding to install a fence to properly secure property.

b. Management & Budget - Realign capital budget funds in the amount of $2,305,890 appropriating funds to specific capital projects previously approved by the Board.

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

I-A-5 Receive Status Report on Grant Application In-Process.

I-A-6 Approve USF&G Insurance as a qualified applicant to the County's Employers Impact Fee Mitigation Program and Employer's Water & Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Program. In accordance with the rules of the Programs, the County agrees to provide funding up to $43,400 to mitigate assessed development impact fees and water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 35 quality new jobs with wages meeting or exceeding the County's annual average wage within 12 months of this development's completion. Of the 35 new jobs, 21 have wages over $38,000.

I-A-7 Appoint four persons as Trustees to the Board of Northdale Special Dependent District.

I-A-8 Appoint two persons as Trustees to the Board of the Cove at Bayport Special Dependent District.

I-A-9 Approve realignment of FY 98 budget for Valrico Manor Special Dependent District.

Dependent District.

I-A-10 Transportation Impact Fees:

a. Approve refund in the amount of $34,351.72 from Transportation Impact Fees to ORIX Centurion Tampa Venture. This is not a refund resulting from unspent impact fees.

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

I-A-11 Approve Chairman signing letter to the Florida Public Service Commission asking the PSC to support splitting the 813 area code rather than an area code overlay.

I-A-12 Approve the FY 98 Agreement to provide $48,500 in County funds to the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, Inc.

I-A-13 Approve the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) agreement between Hillsborough County, the Workforce Development Board, the State Department of Education and Hillsborough Community College (HCC), for the period July 01, 1998, through June 30, 1999, in the amount of $63,250, to provide one school based counselor for JTPA participants attending HCC, with no County funds required.

I-A-14 Approve the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) agreement between Hillsborough County, the Workforce Development Board, the State Department of Education and Hillsborough County School Board (HCSB), for the period July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999, in the amount of $74,482, to provide school-to-work transition, life long learning and support for 2200 JTPA participants, with no County funds required.

I-A-15 Approve contract with Hyatt Hotels to host the annual "Partnership" breakfast and meeting on April 28, 1998. This meeting is hosted by the County, City of Tampa, Hillsborough Workforce Development Board, WAGES Coalition and School Board School-ToWork program, to inform business and community leaders about training programs for economically disadvantaged individuals. All costs of the event are borne by ticket sales.

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

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

a. Health & Social Services - Realign $52,000 within the Specialized Transportation Program FY 98 budget for the purchase of capital equipment for this program through the grant agreement with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-2 1997 Older Americans Act Title III Services:

a. Approve amendment No. 1 to Standard Rate Agreement No. OAA 98-1, with West Central Florida Area on Aging (WCFAAA), Inc., which amends the number of congregate meals and rate per meal. There is no change to the total program cost of $5,101,261 ($1,745,505 Federal, $388,490 USDA Cash in Lieu of Commodities, $251,000 Participant Contributions, $193,945 Required Cash Match, $2,522,321 Additional County Support (ACS) funds.

b. Aging Services - Approve budget amendment resolution to realign $44,734 in ACS funds in the Senior Citizens Nutrition and Activity Program's (SCNAP) additional County support budgets to transfer funds from the Congregate ACS meals line item to the Home Delivered ACS meals line item as per projected meal costs, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-3 Approve establishing one new permanent position to facilitate small animal removal from County property, roads, or rights-ofway. Animal Services is the department designated by the BOCC to carry out this responsibility as required by BOCC policy, dated May 6, 1983, Section 09.06.0100. The removal of small dead animals is currently performed by a full-time temporary Animal Services employee and funded through the Public Works Department, Roadway Maintenance Division, County Transportation Trust Fund.

I-B-4 Adopt resolution repealing Resolution #R93-0049 and establishing new fines for the enforcement of Hillsborough County Animal Control Ordinance 81-20, as amended.

I-B-5 Approve modification to renew the Ryan White Title II Agreement for the period from April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, with the Tampa AIDS Network, Inc. (TAN), in an amount not to exceed $298,815, for case management services in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-6 Approve agreements with the Manatee County Health Department of provision of HIV case management services in the amounts shown, for the periods below. These are totally grant funded, with no County funds required. Ryan White Title II: May 21, 1997, through March 31, 1998, $91,887; April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, $110,264. Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS, May 21, 1997, through October 31, 1998, $19,617.

I-B-7 Approve agreements with the Highlands County Health Department for provision of HIV-related services in the amounts shown, for the periods below. These are totally grant funded, with no County funds required. Ryan White Title II: May 21, 1997, through March 31, 1998, $41,829; April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, $50,195. Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS, May 21, 1997, through October 31, 1998, $27,354.

I-B-8 Approve modification to renew the Ryan White Title II Agreement for the period from April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, with the Hardee County Health Department, in an amount not to exceed $18,862 for case management services, and $10,243 for direct client services which include medications, ambulatory/outpatient care, (including home health care), and dental services in Hardee County, with no Hillsborough County funds required.

I-B-9 Approve modification to renew the Ryan White Title II Agreement for the period from April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, with Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Mental Health Services, Inc., for case management services, in an amount not to exceed $142,297 in Pinellas County, and $23,980 in Pasco County, with no Hillsborough County funds required.

I-B-10 Approve modification to renew the Ryan White Title II Agreement for the period from April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, with EMPACT Resource Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $73,304, for case management services in Pinellas County, with no Hillsborough County funds required.

I-B-11 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG):

a. Approve 1st modification amending the County's current FY 98 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) agreement with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs to increase the total funding level by $318,000 ($264,686 in federal funds; $44,314 in budgeted County funds and $9,000 provided by Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc. (DACCO) as required match).

b. Health and Social Services - Approve budget amendment resolution to accept and appropriate $264,686 in federal funds, $9,000 required match provided by DACCO, and realign $44,314 of previously budgeted funds from the County Supplement CSBG Program to provide additional required cash match as approved in Modification No. 01 to the FY 98 Community Services Block Grant and realign $60,500 within the Community Services Block Grant in accordance with grant modification.

I-B-12 Approve agreement with Operation PAR, Inc., for provision of mental health counseling services in the amount of $79,870, to HIV+ individuals and their family members in Pinellas County for the period beginning March 1, 1998, and ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required. (Deferred from March 4 meeting)

I-B-13 Workshop Speaker Honorariums:

a. Approve purchase order with Southwest Florida Water Management District for the period of March 7, 1998, to May 16, 1998, for reimbursement of $2,500 for workshop speaker honorariums and development of presentation tools and materials.

b. Cooperative Extension Services - Approve budget amendment resolution to accept and appropriate purchase order funds totaling $2,500 for Florida Yards and Neighborhood Program, with no County funds required.

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

I-C-1 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $2,070 against property located at 6910 Rhode Island Dr., Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one frame structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-2 Approve releasing demolition lien with accrued interest and cost in the amount of $10,206.67 against property located at NE corner of Gunn Highway and Linebaugh Avenue, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-3 Approve agreement with the City of Plant City which provides $453,437 for the City's planning and administration, drainage improvement projects, Boys and Girls Club activities, affordable housing program, contractual services, community facilities and an economic development program for low and moderate income families. The City has unspent CDBG funds of $448,788.81 from FY 96/97 for projects completed during FY 97/98.

I-C-4 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Showcase Builders, Inc., for All Peoples's Neighborhood Park, increasing contract amount by $2,045.10, increasing contract time by 31 days and adjusting milestones as indicated.

I-C-5 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Morgan Construction Corporation, for the Court Administration Courtroom 12 B project, decreasing contract amount by $2,192.30, and increasing contract time by 127 days indicated in Background.

I-C-6 Approve Change Order No. 3 (Final) to contract with Woodruff & Sons, Inc., for construction of the Bloomingdale Avenue (Kings to Providence) project, increasing contract amount by $30,913.42, with no change in contract time.

I-C-7 Approve the no-cost cooperative agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District to provide access to near real-time district data collection.

I-C-8 Approve agreement with the City of Tampa transferring ownership, maintenance and operation of wastewater collection facilities consisting of 498 L.F. of 8-inch diameter PVC and 20 L.F. of 8inch diameter D.I. gravity sewer lines, and 4 manholes; and provide a one-year warranty against defects in workmanship and materials from the date of the agreement.

I-C-9 Approve addition of approximately 0.09 mile or roadway running from the end of pavement of Turkey Creek Road, south to the dead-end, to the maintained road inventory to receive Class "E" maintenance.

I-C-10 Approve agreement between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and Environmental Protection Commission (EPC), and the Hillsborough County BOCC for funding assistance in the amount of $50,000 from the Gardinier Settlement Trust Fund for the Oak Utility Replacement project.

I-C-11 Approve scheduling the following public hearings to consider proposed rate adjustments by Florida Water Services Corporation for their franchise service areas:

a) Thursday, June 4, 1998, at 6:00 p.m. - Valrico Hills

b) Thursday, June 4, 1998, at 7:00 p.m. - Hershel Heights

c) Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at 6:00 p.m. - Seaboard Utilities

I-C-12 Receive follow-up on Water Department cash audit report No. 67.

I-C-13 Approve sole source agreement for professional consulting services with D. Anderson Smith, P.G. to provide professional consulting services and expert witness testimony in connection with the establishment and implementation of Minimum Flows and Levels, at a cost not to exceed $50,000.

I-C-14 Approve increase to the $50,000 work order limit on Work Order issued to Ayres Associates under its miscellaneous general/civil contract, increasing the amount of the work order from $49,850 to $59,405.

I-C-15 Defer until April 1,1998, BOCC meeting, Court Facilities Improvement Project.

I-C-16 Approve the following budget amendment resolution.

a. Public Works/Engineering Division - Realign $124,000 within the Community Investment Tax Fund to provide for construction of a traffic signal at the intersection of Sabal Park and U.S. 301.

I-C-17 Defer until April 8, 1998, the report on East Canal Flooding.

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Accept and execute the Satisfaction of Claim of Lien for items listed in Background, for which payment has been made.

I-E-2 Receive litigation report regarding Court victories and legal cost containment.

I. F. OTHER OFFICES

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

I-G-1 Receipt of Official Board Records:

a. List of "Lands Available for Taxes" in accordance with Florida Statutes. Tax Deed Sales of February 23, 1998 and March 2, 1998

b. Approval of remittance to the Clerk of Circuit Court of $3,931.15 and $2,905.49 for attached list of folios on which no bids were received at the Tax Deed Sales of February 23, 1998 and March 2, 1998, respectively.

c. Hillsborough Aviation Authority's Annual Local Government Financial Report to the State of Florida, Annual Financial Statements and Independent Auditors' Report and Independent Auditors' Supplemental Management Letter for the Fiscal Year ended September 30, 1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

d. Hillsborough County Housing Finance Authority's Financial Statements for the years ended September 30, 1997 and 1996 and Independent Auditors' Report. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

e. North Lakes Maintenance District's Financial Statements the for the year ending September 30, 1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

f. List of historic properties that qualified for "Historical Exemption" for the 1997 tax roll in accordance with Hillsborough County Ordinance 93-7.

g. Annual Notice of Changes of the following Community Development District's Public Facilities Report, pursuant to s. 189.415(2) F.S.: (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

Fishhawk

Lakes St. Charles

h. Minutes of meetings of the following community Development Districts: (Minutes to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

Arbor Green - August 13, 1997, September 10, 1997 and January 14, 1998

Cheval West - November 17, 1997 and January 19, 1998

Citrus Park - November 13, 1997

Parkway Center - November 12, and November 17, 1997

Tampa Palms Open Space and Transportation - January 20, 1998

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

I-G-3 Approve deletion of capital equipment items by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

I-G-4 Approve Lease-Purchase of Capital Asset (IBM-9672/R12) Computer System for Clerk of the Circuit Court.

I-G-5 Approve establishment of a petty cash fund for the Child Care Licensing Section of Health & Social Services in the amount of $25.00.

I-G-6 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of March 10 - March 16, 1998.

I-G-7 Minutes for approval:

W/S Mobility Study February 11, 1998

Regular Meeting February 18, 1998

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS

(Time Certain)

III-1 Consider adopting the Final Assessment Resolutions required under Ordinance 96-7 to create the Capacity Assessment Units described as: Northwest Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 98103, Central Water Capacity Assessment Unit 98104, Central Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 98106, South Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 98109, and Van Dyke Capacity Assessment Unit 98110, to impose capacity assessments against property therein and to approve the capacity assessment rolls. (Advertised to be heard at 2:00 p.m.)

III-2 Consider adopting the Hillsborough County Building and Construction Code, Ordinance 95-3, as revised or amended during discussion at Workshop on February 25, 1998. (To be heard at 2:00 p.m.)

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

(Time Certain)

IV-1 Appearance by Vivian Zaricki and John Manning, of Florida Association of Counties, regarding funding request for the Article V petition drive. (To be heard at 1:30 p.m.)

IV-2 Appearance by Mr. Tom Morrison, Counsel for the Industrial Development Authority, concerning an application for $4.3 million Private Activity Bond (IDA) financing from SIFCO Industries, Inc. (To be heard at 1:45 p.m.)

IV-3 Appearance by Major W. Law of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office to describe historical problems associated with non- consensual towing. (To be heard at 2:15 p.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover.)

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 Approve the following budget amendment resolution:

a. Management & Budget - appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $200,000 from the M.S.T.U. Reserve for Contingency to provide emergency funding for flooding related disaster recovery.

V-A-2 Accept written guidelines on the use of Phosphate Severance Tax revenue in accordance with audit findings.

V-A-3 Receive report and recommendation regarding financing, to the greatest extend possible, CIT-funded projects on a pay-as-you go basis.

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V-B-1 Approve Internet Access Management Plan recommended by the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Advisory Board as revised on February 26, 1998. This revision includes a one-year trial of WebSense Firewall I, a filtering and management software currently being used successfully in several Florida public libraries, or reasonably equivalent software. (To be heard at 4:00 p.m.)

V-B-2 Approve budget amendment resolution:

a. Health & Social Services - Appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $15,000 from the General Revenue Fund, Reserve for Contingency to fund the completion of a work plan for the Hillsborough Task Force on Hunger.

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Endorse grant application to the U.S. EPA for a Brownfields Redevelopment Pilot Project in the Orient/Eastlake Area.

V-C-2 Direct staff to delay the possible sale or lease of the surplus Northwest Facilities property to allow for the property's master planning. If approved, the staff will prepare the necessary budget and contractual material and return to the BOCC for approval.

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Approve scheduling of the following workshops:

a. Regulatory issues relating to septic tanks and flooding

b. Evaluation and Appraisal Report and related Comprehensive Plan Amendments Workshop and Public Hearing (requested by Planning Commission).

V-D-2 Approve scope of services and authorize staff to proceed with Request for Proposals (RFP) for the performance audit of the Parks and Recreation Department.

V-D-3 Select the winner of the 1998 Moral Courage Recipient from three finalists as recommended by the Citizen's Advisory Committee, as indicated in agenda backup.

V-D-4 Approve the following four recommendations:

1) Adopt mission statement number 4.

2) Approve twelve goals and related objectives.

3) Approve recommended techniques for integration of goals and objectives into County operations.

4) Set December 9-10, 1998, as dates for next BOCC retreat.

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

V-E-1 Approve agreement for Project Services with the law firm of Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman, Lipoff, Rosen & Quentel, P.A. to provide legal services for the Water Department's project entitled "Increasing the Utility System Customer Base" at a flat rate of $89,050 for the entire project.

V-E-2 Appellate Representation for Indigent Criminal Defendants:

a. Authorize the County Attorney's Office to advertise a request for applications from attorneys to provide legal services for indigent criminal defendants in non-capital and capital felony appellate cases and to negotiate a two-year agreement with the recommended attorneys.

b. County Attorney - Approve budget amendment resolution to appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $250,000 from the General Fund Reserve for Contingency to provide funding for legal services for indigent criminal defendants in non-capital and capital felony appellate cases.

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.

VI-3 Correspondence received by the Board.

VI-4 Discussion regarding request of Alice Arwine regarding the quality of drinking water and connection to County water system. (Comm. Chillura) (To be heard at 2:30 p.m.)

VI-5 Discussion regarding analysis of taxes levied within the County vs taxes directly received by the BOCC, and pending legislation that will alter the gas tax distribution formula. (Comm. Chillura)

VI-6 Discussion regarding SB 1246 for proposed legislation to realign boundaries of Area Agencies on Aging and the aging network in the state and modification of governance of Area Agencies. (Comm. Platt)

VI-7 Discussion regarding the effect of our extraordinary rainfall on the disposal of septage waste. (Comm. Hart) (To be heard at 3:00 p.m.)

VI-8 Discussion regarding SB 600 regarding solid waste, especially in our Thonotosassa/Seffner communities. (Comm Platt) (To be heard at 3:30 p.m.)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Report regarding Hillsborough County Historical and Projected Population.

VII-2 Report regarding proposed regional service center site/Sheriff's facility in the South County area. (To be heard at 3:15 p.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

VII-3 Report on options for funding stormwater improvements.

VII-4 Report on additional professional assistance needs for water related issues.

NOTE: Pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes, a closed executive session will be held at 11:30 a.m., in the Boardroom/Back Conference Room to discuss litigation strategies for George P. Sucarichi and Derrik Ryan v. Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Civil Service Board, Case No. 98-800, Div. B.

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