Archived Agendas

Wednesday, April 1, 1998, 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.

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-147-96 - Water - Laboratory Services For Biomonitoring Water Program - Acute And Chronic Toxicity Testing - Approve renewal of existing contract with Whole Effluent Toxicity Testing Laboratories, Inc., for a one-year period beginning April 22, 1998, and ending April 21, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $73,050, at the same terms and conditions as existing contract.

b. Bid No. C-601-97 - Water - Installation Of Safety And Security Window Film - Authorize the Board Chairman to execute the contract with the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Solar Security of Florida, for a period beginning with the effective date of the County's "Notice to Proceed", and to be completed within 60 days thereafter, in the amount of $14,900.

c. Bid No. P-129-98 - Fire Rescue - Purchase Of Two Top Mounted 1000 GPM Custom Pumper Fire Apparatus - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Emergency One Inc., Ocala, in the amount of $431,382. Further, reject bid from General Safety Equipment, Wyoming, Minnesota and the alternate bid from Emergency One Inc., for reasons stated in Background.

d. Bid No. P-144-98 - Parks and Recreation - Purchase Of Multi- Purpose Trucksters - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Wesco Truf Inc., of Sarasota, in the amount of $38,370.

e. Bid No. P-164-98 - Fire Rescue - Purchase Of Temporary Shelter Equipment - Award bid to the sole bidder, A.W. Bennett Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Western Shelter Systems, Eugene, Oregon, in the amount of $30,991.28.

f. Bid No. P-168-98 - Water - Purchase Of One Bar/Filter Screen - Reject all bids received for reasons stated in Background.

g. Bid No. P-172-98 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Section - Purchase Of Slag - Award bid to the sole bidder, Conrad Yelvington Distributors Inc., Tampa, in the estimated amount of $136,300. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

h. File No. P-186-98 - Fleet Management - Purchase Of Case OEM Parts And Labor - Approve sole source with Coastline Equipment, Tampa, for a three-year period beginning April 1, 1998, and ending March 31, 2001, in an estimated amount not to exceed $75,000.

i. File No. P-190-98 - Fleet Management - Purchase Of Menzi Muck Parts And Labor - Approve sole source with Menzi USA Sales, Inc., Lakeland, for a three-year period, in the estimated amount of $450,000.

j. File No. SP-013-98 - Insurance and Claims - Sale Of One Modular Building - Declare surplus and authorize disposal of personal property consisting of one modular building, pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes, by sale to the highest bidder. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

k. File No. P-211-98 - Public Works - Emergency Purchase - Rental Of Pumps - Ratify the action of the County Adminis trator in declaring an emergency, waiving formal bidding requirements, and authorizing the Director of Purchasing to make an administrative award following the receipt of quotations for rental of pumps to alleviate flooding in the County. This action resulted in the award of purchase order to Sunbelt Rental, in the amount of $65,520.

l. File No. P-212-98 - Public Works - Emergency Purchase Of Hose - Ratify the action of the County Administrator in declaring an emergency and awarding ITO3396 to Tampa Rubber & Gasket, in the amount of $120,929.78.

m. File No. SP-014-98 - Purchasing - Declare surplus and authorize conveyance of 875 items of surplus property (office equipment and furniture) to qualified private non- profit agencies pursuant to provisions of Sections 273.01 and 274.05, Florida Statutes. Further, authorize disposal of items not picked-up by these agencies by the designated deadline, and additional items not selected by other governments and private agencies, by public auction or sealed bid, pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes. Authorize the BOCC Clerk to remove this property from the asset inventory records upon verification of disposal.

n. Bid No. PC-133-98 - Water - Low Pressure Sewer System (LPSS) Work Order Construction Services (WORCS) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Sunrise Utility Construc tion, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 as explained in Background.

o. File No. P-132-98 - Fire Rescue - Purchase Of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a two-year period with Safety Equipment Company of Tampa, in the estimated amount of $1,211,090. This is a joint bid for the Fire Rescue Departments of Hillsborough County, Plant City, Temple Terrace and Dade City. In addition, the bid includes Hillsborough Purchasing Council language in accordance with Florida Statutes 69-1112 and 691119.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve 1st amendment to agreement with Cypress Truck Lines, Inc., to renew their ground lease for an additional two years, at $250 per month. The leased area is a portion of the County's Falkenburg Road property which fronts on Reeves Road, and is approximately one acre in size.

b. Approve a non-exclusive license agreement with SprintCom, Inc., for installation of cellular communication facilities on the Roy Haynes Park property, located at 1902 S. Village Avenue. SprintCom will replace an existing 50-ft high wooden light pole at the park with a steel mono pole approximately 80-ft high. The County's lighting equipment will be transferred to the new mono pole, which will also house SprintCom's antennas. The installation is contingent upon issuance of a Special Use Permit, which SprintCom has applied for. The initial term of the agreement is for five- years, with four additional options to renew, at 5-years each. The annual rent is $12,000, payable in quarterly installments. Each subsequent renewal results in a 25% rental increase. SprintCom will also pay $4,900 for a survey which is needed by the County for a park improvement project at this site.

c. Approve and authorize execution of a lease for 2,968 sf. of office space in the Buchman Square office building at 2109 Palm Avenue in Ybor City for Hillsborough County Health Unit. The lease is for a term of 41 months ending September 30, 2001. The monthly rent for the first 12 months of the term will be $1,976.67, with the monthly rent for the second 12 months being $2,040.50 and the monthly rent for the balance of the term being $2,102.33. This equates to $8.00, $8.25, and $8.50 per square feet respectively. The Health Department will pay for utilities and janitorial. Landlord will maintain the premises.

d. Rescind previous request by the Real Estate Department to surplus and sell property at 101 No. 12th Street; and reaffirm the previous Board decision to demolish the existing structures on the Ice House property at 818 E. Zack Street. Include demolition (estimated cost $170,000), for consideration when the Capital Improvement Program is updated this summer.

e. Accept donation of a 7.32 acre park site fronting on the west side of Sierra Pines Road, approximately ½ mile north of Lutz-Lake Fern road from North Hills Investment Fund, Ltd. (Relates to I-C-5)

f. Accept and authorize Chairman to execute an Assignment of Water Easement with Westfield Development. Subject easement is located between Lutz-Lake Fern Road and Cheval Boulevard; west of the Beau Rivage Subdivision.

g. Approve conveyance of a Quit Claim Deed to Reptron Electron ics Inc., for the purpose of clearing title on their property, by releasing any and all interest in a reservation for road right-of-way, which encumbers their southerly and westerly boundary.

h. Adopt resolution requesting that the Florida Department of Transportation donate surplus land to Hillsborough County, in accordance with the Capital Improvement Program, for a future fire station site in the Sun City Center area.

i. Accept donation of a drainage easement and authorize processing the instruments of conveyance from Plymouth Development Corporation for the Carrollwood Village drainage project.

j. Accept and authorize processing of a deed for land donated to Hillsborough County by the State of Florida Department of Transportation, for the Upper Tampa Bay Trail project.

k. Determine the reasonable necessity to acquire fee simple road rights of way, fee simple drainage right of way, perpetual drainage easements, and a temporary construction easement for the public purpose of widening and constructing improvements to Linebaugh Avenue, Plantation Boulevard to Dale Mabry; 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.

l. Adopt resolution and approve contract with William A. Read and BRCO, Inc., a Florida Corporation, for purchase of 79.12 acres that comprise the Read property with a purchase price of $2,150,000, in conjunction with the ELAP Program. In addition to the standard transaction requirements, the contract is contingent upon at least 50 percent funding from the Florida Communities Trust. The Board authorizes the Chairman to execute other documents with the transaction, provided they do not materially alter the agreement and authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the contract including the processing of instruments of conveyance to complete the transaction and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $15,000 for a total acquisi tion cost not to exceed $2,165,000.

m. Approve purchase agreement in the amount of $40,000 and authorize acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from Rosalind and Mark W. Creager, for right-of-way which is needed for the Bloomingdale Avenue (Bell Shoals to Lithia Pinecrest) road improvement project.

n. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from The Gesser Foundation, a Trust, Daniel L. Saltsman, Jr., Viole T. C. Saltsman, and Daniel L. Saltsman, III, as Trustees, in the amount of $162,000 for a pond site for Bullard Parkway (east of Morris Bridge Road to I-75).

o. Approve appraisal agreement with Randall Reid, MAI of Bohannon & Reid in the amount of $45,800 for appraisal services necessary for the Lithia Pinecrest at Bryan Road intersection improvements.

p. Defer until May 6 BOCC meeting, report regarding donation of land to Trinity Gospel Church.

q. Approve lease for 2,558 sf. store front in the West Gate Shopping Center at the intersection of Gunn Highway and Anderson Road. The monthly rent for the space will be $2,334.83 for the first year of a five year term with the rent increasing by the percentage increase in the CPI on an annual basis. Tenant will pay operating cost and janitorial cost. The rent includes the cost of the buildout amortized over 15 years with the tenant having the option to renew the lease for 2 terms of five years each. The rent equates to $10.95 per sf.

I-A-3 Approve 1st modification agreement to Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc., FY 98 contract reducing the level of service goals to reflect one workshop per week.

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

I-A-5 Receive report regarding financial management.

I-A-6 Upper Tampa Bay Park Re-roofing Project:

a. Approve establishment of the Upper Tampa Bay Park re-roofing project in the amount of $85,000.

b. Management & Budget - Approve budget amendment resolution to fund request by realigning CIT funds allocated to the Keystone Park construction project. These actions will not adversely impact the Keystone Park project and will not increase the overall funding level in the adopted CIP.

I-A-7 Approve non-financial agreement with the Department of Labor and Employment Security (DLES), Division of Jobs and Benefits to allow access to their information system, with no County funds required.

I-A-8 Approve 1st modification to RFP C-610-97 with Goodwill Indus tries-Suncoast, Inc., for Deep End Services to Work and Gain Economic Self-sufficiency (WAGES) participants by adding: 1) performance criteria, 2) not to exceed cost reimbursement of $250,000 for Support Services, which will increase contract amount from $3,484,800 to a total of $3,734,800; and, 3) a provision for the Purchasing Director to increase or decrease the support service in an amount up to $25,000.

I-A-9 Approve the interlocal agreement with the Hillsborough County School Board (HCSB) for provision of pregnancy prevention services, as mandated by the Work and Gain Economic Self- Sufficiency (WAGES) Act, for Hillsborough County teens at-risk of becoming parenting teens and teens currently parenting. The agreement will run from the date of the County's "Notice to Proceed" and end one year later, with two one-year renewal periods at the sole option of the County. The agreement will not exceed the amount of $352,444, using Federal/State funds, with no County funds required.

I-A-10 Approve 1st modification and renewal of contract with Hillsborough County School Board for Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Summer Youth Program for the period April 15, 1998, through April 14, 1999, with an increase in funding of $48,440 to an annual amount not to exceed $785,299, revising the services to comply with the 98/99 summer program and adding language required by new JTPA contracting procedures, using Federal/State funds, with no County funds required.

I-A-11 Approve Lazy Days RV Center, Inc., as a qualified applicant to the County's Employers Water & Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitiga tion Program. In accordance with the rules of the Program, the County agrees to provide funding up to $76,500 to mitigate assessed water & wastewater capacity and AGR fees stipulating the creation of 245 quality new jobs with wages meeting or exceeding the County's annual average wage within 12 months of this development's completion. Of the 245 new jobs, 180 have wages over $38,000.

I-A-12 Defer until April 15 BOCC meeting, report regarding economic development priorities/funding of external agencies.

I-A-13 Defer until April 15 BOCC meeting, written guidelines on the use of Phosphate Severance Tax revenue in accordance with audit findings.

I-A-14 Defer until April 15 BOCC meeting, report regarding volunteers for the school system (Request of SERVE), as requested by the BOCC on March 4, 1998.

I-A-15 Authorize Insurance and Claims to settle claim of Margaret Vrooman, in the amount of $15,000.

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

I-B-1 Approve amendment No. 2 to current License and Hold Harmless Agreement with the First Reformed Church of Tampa, 8283 W. Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, to adjust for rental fee for the recreation room facility, for providing congregate and home delivered meals, at $2000 per month, including utilities, effective January 1, 1998.

I-B-2 Approve 1st modification to contract with the Hillsborough County School Board for provision of transportation services to eligible children participating in Project Safety Net from July 1, 1997, through June 30, 1998. This modification clarifies language regarding invoicing procedures.

I-B-3 Approve contract amendment with the Department of Children & Families for Child Care Licensing during the period from March 1, 1998, through June 30, 1998, consisting of grant funds totaling $175,000.

I-B-4 Approve agreement with the Hillsborough County Crisis Center, Inc., for operation of the suicide and rape crisis hotline and counseling of rape crisis victims. This agreement is in the annual amount not to exceed of $21,574 for the period October 1, 1997, through September 30, 1998. Funds are available in the Department's FY 98 budget, and general revenue funds are used for these services.

I-B-5 Approve contract with West Central Florida Area on Aging, Inc., for provision of emergency home energy assistance for the elderly for a total dollar amount of $43,288 to begin on April 1, 1998, or on the date the contract has been signed by both parties, whichever is later, and end on March 31, 1999.

I-B-6 Approve and authorize collection of Library Services fees per Fee Schedule.

I-B-7 Approve 1st modification to agreement with Tampa Crossroads, Inc., mutually terminating contract in the amount of $111,454 as approved by the Board February 4, 1998. (Relates to I-B-8)

I-B-8 Adult Residential Treatment Services For Offenders: (Relates to I-B-7)

a. Approve 1st modification to agreements with the Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc. (DACCO) and the Agency for Community Treatment Services (ACTS) to increase existing contracts for adult residential treatment services for offenders by $55,727, from $111,454 to $167,181 for each agency, at no additional cost to the County, and modify the contract termination from September 30, 1998, to December 31, 1998.

b. Health & Social Services - Approve budget amendment resolu tion to realign $111,454 of funds previously approved for Tampa Crossroads to both DACCO and ACTS in equal amounts of $55,727 for revised contract totals of $167,181 for each agency.

I-B-9 Approve Medicaid Waiver Referral Agreement with Care 24, Inc., which authorizes Care 24 to accept referrals for and provide Emergency Alert Response Service to clients in the Home and Community Based Services Medicaid Waiver Program effective April 1, 1998, with no County funds required.

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

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

a. Parks and Recreation - Realign and appropriate $2,851,152 from various Impact Fee Zone and Park Bond Funds to fund new and revised CIP projects; and, amend the FY 98-03 Adopted CIP to include the new and revised project cost estimates.

b. Public Works - Realign budgeted funds for the Falkenburg Jail to properly classify line item expenditures.

I-C-2 Approve 1st modification of SHIP Agreement for The Centre for Women, Inc., Senior Home Improvement Program. The budgeted amount for emergency repairs and ramp installations is decreased by $6,000 to be used for roof repairs under separate agreement.

I-C-3 Approve 1st modification of SHIP Agreement for The Centre for Women, Inc., Senior Home Improvement Program, increasing the budgeted amount by $6,000 to perform additional roof repairs for elderly homeowners.

I-C-4 Approve SHIP Agreement with the Limbaugh Company, Inc., to purchase, set-up, and market two Department of Community Affairs (DCA) approved modular homes for the Kossack Subdivi sion.

I-C-5 Approve interlocal agreement with Villa Rosa Master Association, Inc., in association with the dedication of a 7.32 acre park site in the Villa Rosa development, to allow the association to provide maintenance of facilities and amenities on the County- owned park site for a period of ten years. (Relates to I-A-2e)

I-C-6 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Grosz & Stamper Construction Company, Inc., for construction of the Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program - Phase III, decreasing contract amount by $557,864.04, with no change in contract time request ed.

I-C-7 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Mid- Continent Electric, Inc., for construction of the MIST Conver sion Project, decreasing the contract amount by $21,737, extending contract time by 9 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in the Background. Further, assess liquidat ed damages in the amount of $15,530, as explained in the Background.

I-C-8 Approve 3rd modification to the Design Services Agreement with Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville/Florida, Inc., (PGAL), for an increase in the amount of $25,922.38, for the Bullard/Davis/ Harney Intersection Improvement, for additional professional services as detailed in Background.

I-C-9 Walker Middle School:

a. Approve interlocal agreement with the School Board that provides the County will design and construct turn lanes into Walker Middle School on North Mobley Road and the School Board will share the cost of construction up to $50,000.

b. Public Works/Traffic Engineering - Appropriate School Board and County funds to set-up project account.

I-C-10 Approve and execute supplemental agreement no. 2 to the SCS Engineers Agreement for the Contamination Assessment and Report at the closed Barry Road Landfill site, to provide remediation activities and services, and increase the not-to-exceed agreement costs by $14,300, from $199,600 to $213,900.

I-C-11 Approve and execute renewal of Amendment No. 8 to the Operations & Management Agreement for the Resource Recovery Facility with Ogden Martin Systems of Hillsborough, Inc., (OMSH) with an extension of the termination date from March 31, 1998, to July 31, 1998, with no cost impact on Amendment No. 8.

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to file suit against SEU Construction, Inc., to enforce the terms of the November 1995 Settlement Agreement related to splitting SEU's proceeds from its lawsuit with Ralph M. Parsons Company.

I-E-2 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the case of David Mellott v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 96-4604 Div. O, in the amount of $26,000.

I-E-3 SETTING OF PUBLIC HEARINGS:

a. Approve setting a public hearing for April 15, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., to consider adopting a special assessment ordinance for establishment of Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Districts.

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. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Trust Fund and Other Drug Abuse Alternate Source Fund Reports for the month ending January 31, 1998.

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

c. Approval of remittance of $3,462.67 to the Clerk of Circuit Court for attached list of folios on which no bids were received at the Tax Deed Sale of March 9, 1998.

d. Hillsborough County Water and Wastewater System Enterprise Fund Interim Financial Report for the Quarter Ended December 31, 1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

e. Hillsborough County Solid Waste Resource Recovery Enterprise Fund Interim Financial Report for the Quarter Ended December 31, 1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

f. West Coast Regional Water Supply Authority's 1998 Special District Public Facilities Report pursuant to Subsection 189.415, Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

g. Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Investment Information as of February 28, 1998. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

h. Southwest Florida Water Management District Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1997, including the Supplementary Financial Statements pursuant to OMB Circular A-133, and the Management Letter Pursuant to the Rules of the Auditor General for the State of Florida, and Annual Local Government Financial Report for fiscal year 1996-1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

i. City of Temple Terrace's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

j. Palm Bay Community Development District Annual Financial Report and Annual Financial Audit Report for Fiscal Year 1996/97. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

k. Carrollwood Recreation District Financial Annual Local Government Financial Report to the Comptroller and a copy of the Financial Statements and Independent Auditors' Report, Fiscal Year September 30, 1997. (To be filed in Board records upon receipt into the official records)

l. Minutes of Meeting of Westchase East Community Development District February 3, 1998. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records.

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 depart ments as indicated in agenda backup.

I-G-4 Approve budget amendment resolution to accept and appropriate $2,450 in contributions received from various businesses and individuals for the purpose of reimbursing Mr. Ralph Hughes, Chairman FECP Corp., for his initial contribution to the Tax Watch study.

I-G-5 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of March 24 - March 30, 1998.

I-G-6 Minutes for approval:

Land Use February 24, 1998

WS/Impact Fees February 25, 1998

WS/Building and Construction Code Amendment February 25, 1998

WS/WCRWSA Governance Issues February 25, 1998

WS/Floodplain Management Plan March 11, 1998

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS

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 Vivian Zaricki and John Manning, of Florida Association of Counties, regarding funding request for the Article V petition drive. (Continued from March 18 meeting, to be heard at 1:45 p.m.)

IV-3 Appearance by Mr. Thomas Huggins, III, Chairman, Minority Business Citizen Participation Committee, regarding the possible loss of one DM/DWBE & SBE Programs Section staff member. (To be heard at 2:00 p.m.)

IV-4 Appearance by Grace E. Dunlap, regarding $15,850 Hillsborough County Educational Facilities Authority Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 1998 (The University of Tampa Project). (To be heard at 2:15 p.m.)

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 Report and recommendation regarding impact fee mitigation program,, as requested by the BOCC on March 4, 1998.

V-A-2 Authorize filing with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) a Petition for Reconsideration requesting the FCC to reconsider an order issued by the FCC's Cable Bureau regarding Franchise Fee "Pass Through" and Dallas v. FCC.

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Court Facilities Improvement Project: (Deferred from March 18 meeting, to be heard at 2:30 p.m.)

a. Receive update on Court Facilities Improvement Project.

b. Approve 6th modification agreement in the amount of $347,226 with Ra on and Partners, Inc., to provide basic architectur al services for the 700 Twiggs Street Renovation Project as part of the Court Administration Project.

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

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

a. Recommendations submitted by Strategic Planning Committee of the Public Safety Coordinating Council.

V-D-2 Continuation of Goals and Objectives discussion from March 18, 1998, BOCC meeting.

V-D-3 Approve recommendation of the Good Government Award Committee in the selection of Nettie Draughon as recipient of the Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award.

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

V-E-1 Ethel and Harold Bonds v Hillsborough County:

a. Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the case of Ethel and Harold Bonds v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 96- 6319 Div. J, in the amount of $27,500.

b. Public Works - Appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $27,500 from MSTU Fund Reserve for Contingency to provide funding for settle ment of the above-mentioned case.

V-E-2 Delores and Donald Cartright v. Hillsborough County:

a. Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the case of Delores and Donald Cartright v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 96-8141 Div. H, in the amount of $62,500.

b. Public Works - Appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $62,500 from MSTU Fund Reserve for Contingency to provide funding for settle ment of the above-mentioned case.

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 sustainable buildings. (Comm. Turanchik) (To be heard at 2:45 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) (Deferred from March 18 meeting)

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) (Deferred from March 18 meeting)

VI-7 Discussion regarding IDA restructuring. (Comm. Chillura) (Deferred from March 4 meeting) (To be heard at 11:15 a.m.)

VI-8 Discussion regarding transportation services being provided under the CTI. (Comm. Berger) (To be heard at 3:00 p.m.)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Report on Las Casitas project and meeting with Mayor Dick Greco. (To be heard at 3:15 p.m.)

VII-2 Report on neighborhood mini-grant program.

VII-3 Report regarding septage handling. (To be heard at 3:30 p.m.)

VII-4 Report regarding Cable Advisory Committee issues, as requested by the BOCC on March 4, 1998.

VII-5 Report regarding providing public counsel to Seaboard franchise customers.

VII-6 Briefing regarding flooding conditions.

VII-7 Report regarding Hillsborough County Historical and Projected Population. (Deferred from March 18 meeting)

VII-8 Report regarding options for funding stormwater improvements.(Deferred from March 18 meeting, to be heard at 4:00 p.m.)

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