Archived Agendas

Wednesday, March 17, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PROCLAMATION DECLARING WEEK OF MARCH 25-29, 1999 AS "EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA AWARENESS WEEK, PRESENTED TO MARYBETH SHERIDAN.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING WEEK OF APRIL 5 AS NATIONAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT WEEK.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING APRIL AS WATER CONSERVATION MONTH.

PRESENTATION OF THE MORAL COURAGE AWARD, TO WILLIAM F. POE AT 10:15 A.M., WITH A RECEPTION TO FOLLOW AT 10:30 A.M. OUTSIDE THE BOARD ROOM.

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 IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING CHANGES TO THE AGENDA.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.

CONSENT AGENDA

I. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

I-A-1 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. Bid No. C-409-97 - Information & Technology Services - Repair, Upgrade, And Installation Services For Computer Workstations And Peripherals - Approve 2nd renewal of contract with Entex Information Services, Inc., for a one-year period beginning April 4, 1999, and ending April 3, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $150,300, at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

b. Bid No. C-417-97 - County Medical Examiner - Transportation Of Deceased Bodies - Approve novation agreement between MedTrans, American Medical Response, and Hillsborough County for agreement, as MedTrans recently informed the County of its merger with American Medical Response and its name change to American Medical Response.

c. Bid No. C-626-97 - Water - Cleaning And TV/Video Inspection Of Wastewater Gravity Sewer Mains - Approve renewal of contract with Philips Utilities/Ridin Pipeline Services, Inc., for a one-year period beginning April 2, 1999, and ending April 1, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $259,967.60 at the same terms and conditions as the existing contract.

d. Bid No. C-628-97 - Aging Services - Implementation And Operation Of A Twenty-Four Hour Personal Emergency Alert Response System - Approve 1st renewal of contract with Security Link from Ameritech, for a one-year period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $48,043.13, at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

e. Bid No. C-122-98 - Children's Services/Head Start - Child Care Food Program - Approve renewal of contract with G.A. Food Services of Pinellas County, Inc., for a one-year period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $550,480.20 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

f. RFP No. C-149-98 - Health & Social Services - Provision Of Cemetery Services - Approve sole source with Stewart Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Memorial Park Cemetery Services under the County's indigent burial program in an amount not to exceed $341,675, from the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed and continuing through July 7, 2001, or until the County utilizes 450 adult and 75 infant burial spaces, whichever occurs first.

g. Bid No. P-323-98 - Purchasing - Purchase And Installation Of A Raised Flooring Access System - Increase purchase order from LCO, Inc., d/b/a Lotspeich Contracting, Tampa, for the Court Administrator's Office, by $6,694 from $26,900 to $33,594 for reasons stated in Background.

h. Bid No. P-340-98 - Solid Waste Management - Heavy Duty Riding Mowers - Approve additional purchase from Wesco Turf Inc., of Sarasota, of one mowing tractor, rear engine, diesel powered, bid item 0001, in the amount of $9,653.39, and one rear discharge cutting deck, bid item 005, in the amount of $2,294, in the total amount of $11,947.39.

i. Bid No. P-347-98 - Public Works /Roadway Maintenance Division - Purchase Of Four Truck Mounted Sewer Cleaner Trucks, 12 Cubic Yards - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Florida Municipal Equipment, Inc., Lakeland, in the amount of $663,320.

j. Bid No. PC-514-99 - Public Works - Countywide Road Resurfacing Program (FY99) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, APAC-Florida, Inc., for Area III in an amount not to exceed $1,530,000. Further, waive a nonmaterial deviation for reasons explained in Background. (Deferred from March 3 meeting)

k. Bid No. P-526-99 - Fleet Management - Purchase Of Four Complete Herbicide Spray Trucks, And Sprayer Systems - Reject sole bid received, for reasons stated in Background.

l. Bid No. P-549-99 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Section - Purchase Of Metal Pipe Culvert For A One-Year Period - Award Bid to the low responsive and responsible bidders: Section One, Aluminum Pipe and Section Three, Aluminized Steel Pipe to Ferguson Underground, Inc., Tampa, in the estimated amount of $302,887.70; Section Two, Galvanized Steel Pipe to Metal Culvert, Inc., Clearwater, in the estimated amount of $57,307.67. Total estimated amount of award is $360,195.34. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

m. Bid No. P-550-99 - Fleet Management - Purchase Of Three Trucks With Articulating Arms, And Aerial Platform With Utility Bodies - Award bid to the sole responsive and responsible bidder Stamm Manufacturing, of Ft. Pierce, in the amount of $236,325.

n. Bid No. P-566-99 - Parks and Recreation - Purchase Of A Pre-Manufactured Home - Award bid to the sole responsive and responsible bidder Bay Manufactured Homes, Inc., of Tampa, in the amount of $45,000.

o. Bid No. T-582-99 - Purchasing - Paging Services For A Three-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder MobileComm, of Tampa, in the total estimated amount of $91,454.80 per year for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2002. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

p. Bid No P-587-99 - Public Works /Roadway Maintenance Division - Purchase Of Bituminous Materials For A Two-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Couch Construction, L. P., of Tampa, in the estimated award amount of $956,150. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

q. File No. T-599-99 - Library Services - Purchase For Klas Automated Talking Book Library System - Approve sole source with Keystone Systems, Inc., Raleigh, NC, in the amount of $47,147 which includes maintenance and support services for the period March 17, 1999, through September 30, 2000.

r. File No. P-612-99 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Division - Rental Of Six-Inch Pumps - Increase purchase order from $23,870 from $24,000 to $47,870 from Prime Equipment, Tampa, for reasons stated in Background.

s. File No. SP-006-99 - Purchasing - Donation Of Three Routers - Declare surplus and authorize donation of three routers to the City of Tampa, as authorized by Section 274.05, Florida Statutes.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve and authorize execution of real estate documents to complete previously approved agreements with Bell South Mobility, Inc., for placement of telecommunication facilities on Count-owned properties at Vance Vogal Park, 78th Street, and Courthouse Annex.

b. Approve 1st amendment to grazing lease agreement with J. Crayton Pruitt, as Trustee of the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Trust, for cattle grazing operations on 528.96 acres of County-owned land adjacent to the Southeast County Landfill. The amendment extends the term of the lease for one year and allows for successive one-year automatic renewals, unless terminated by either party. The annual rental income to the County is $15,868.80, which equates to $30 per acre.

c. Adopt resolution setting aside County-owned property for use as a perpetual utility easement for the CR 579 Water Main Interconnects Project.

d. Approve 7th extension of lease agreement with 220 Madison, Inc., for a one-year lease extension from April 1, 1999, through March 31, 2000, for the Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission's (EPC) air monitoring station located at the above address in downtown Tampa. The monthly rent for the 132 square foot space will be $226.

e. Rescind a lease agreement approved December 16, 1998, and approve and authorize execution of a revised lease with the State of Florida Department of Labor & Employment Security, Division of Blind Services, for a food service operation in the Courthouse. The term of the lease is one year with an annual option to renew for additional years up to a maximum term of five years. The lease does not allow any frying, grilling, cooking or open flames on the premises. Blind Services has agreed to pay 1 1/2 percent of gross sales, estimated to generate $5,250 per annum to help offset the operating and maintenance expense (O&M) incurred by Hillsborough County. The actual annual O&M cost Hillsborough County expects to incur is approximately $10,230 which will include all utilities and maintenance. At the time the lease is renewed for one year, a follow-up report will be presented to the Board.

f. Adopt resolution declaring approximately 330 acres of land located on the north side of South Mobley Road, a surplus Water Department asset and reserve said property for parks, recreational and preservation purposes; and, authorize transfer of $4,600,000 to the Water Department Enterprise Fund as payment for the land which represents the average of two fair market value appraisals.

I-A-3 Receive report on the January 1999 Financial Summary.

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 Status Report Grant Applications In-Process.

I-A-6 Receive monthly report regarding update on Year 2000 Compliance.

I-A-7 Approve funding agreement with the Tampa Foreign Trade Zone Board, Inc., (FTZ) which provides $5,000 for management and promotion of the zone.

I-A-8 Approve renewal and 2nd modification to contract with the Hillsborough County School Board (HCSB) for Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Summer Youth Program for the period April 15, 1999, through April 14, 2000, with decrease in funding of $90,354 to an annual amount not to exceed $694,945, revising services to comply with the 98/99 summer program, with no County funds required.

I-A-9 Approve 1st modification of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) non-financial agreement between the County, the Workforce Development Board, the Department of Education of Florida and the School District of Hillsborough County, to increase training costs by $22,400 (from $74,482 to a maximum contract amount not to exceed $96,882), to provide assessment services to JTPA participants, at no cost to Hillsborough County.

I-A-10 Roy Haynes Recreation Center Additions And Renovations:

a. Bid No. C-562-99 - Parks and Recreation - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Manuel Lanz Construction Corporation, in the amount of $662,985.

b. Parks and Recreation - Approve budget amendment to appropriate $199,212 from the Northeast and Northwest Impact Fee Zones to fund the revised construction cost for the Roy Haynes CIP project; and, amend the FY 99-04 adopted CIP to include the new and revised project cost estimate.

I-A-11 Friendship Trail Bridge Rehabilitation Phase I (Superstructure Restoration):

a. Bid No. C-564-99, CIP No. 62004 - Public Works - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Hendry Corporation, in the amount of $2,914,349.30, which includes acceptance of Alternates 2 & 4.

b. Public Works - Approve budget amendment to appropriate $6,354,168 from the Florida Department of Transportation through a transfer agreement with Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties, as shown in line item detail.

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

I-B-1 Approve 1st modification agreement with NOVA Southeastern University, amending the existing agreement for early Head Start services from $182,648 to $186,734, as granted by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services. This agreement covers the period of September 1, 1998, through August 31, 1999, with no increase in County costs.

I-B-2 Approve agreement with Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Mental Health Services, Inc., d/b/a Gulf Coast Community Care, under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of case management services in the amount of $166,277, of which $142,297 is for residents of Pinellas County and $23,980, is for residents of Pasco County, for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-3 Approve agreement with Manatee County Rural Health Service, Inc., under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of case management services in the amount of $110,264, and medications in the amount of $30,100, for HIV+ individuals in Manatee County, for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-4 Approve agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Polk County Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of case management services to HIV+ individuals in the amount of $86,709, of which $67,847 is for residents of Polk County and $18,862, is for residents of Hardee County, for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-5 Approve agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Highlands County Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of case management services in the amount of $32,600, and direct client services funds in the amount of $6,534, for HIV+ individuals in Highlands County, for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-6 Approve agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of medication services in the amount of $205,000, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Highlands, Hardee, and Manatee counties, for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-7 Approve agreement with Di's Imani, Inc., under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of case management services in the amount of $73,304, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, for the period beginning April 1, 1999, and ending March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-8 Approve 1st modification to contract for 24-hour telephone triage service for eligible indigents of Hillsborough County with Physician's managed services to add telephonic response services for the KidCare Program for duration of contract period, which ends on April 14, 2000. The Hillsborough County Public Health Unit will pay cost incurred in setting up the additional services.

I-B-9 Approve 2nd modification to contract with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., for provision of housing and related case management services for the supported housing assistance program (SHAP) for residents of Hillsborough County with AIDS. Modification will extend the contract through April 30, 1999, in the amount of $16,757.98; with the option of one additional one-month extension.

I-B-10 Approve interlocal agreement with the School Board of Hillsborough County that will allow for implementation of a grant approved by the Board of County Commissioners in November of 1998.

I-B-11 Receive status report on County audit follow-up Report #74 Hillsborough Health Care Plan.

I-B-12 Approve 1st modification with the School District of Hillsborough County amending interlocal agreement for Head Start Services (PA 22A) by an expansion increase granted by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $170,000 for the interlocal agreement period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, with no increase in County cost.

I-B-13 Approve Head Start grant proposal for a quality improvement increase in the amount of $325,769, and training & technical assistance increase of $9,673 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999. This grant proposal requires a grantee County match of $37,371. Estimated match funds of $35,230, were budgeted for this purpose. Additional $2,141 will be funded within existing County budget.

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

I-C-1 Approve Change Order No. 1(f) to contract with Southwest Contracting, Inc., for the 143rd Avenue Water and Sewer Project, increasing contract amount by $3,757.40, increasing the contract time by 28 days, and adjusting milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-2 Approve request for an easement by the Water Department needed to install a reclaimed water pipeline interconnect at the intersection of Ramblewood Drive and Van Dyke Road.

I-C-3 Emergency Management, Preparedness And Assistance Trust Fund Grant:

a. Accept additional award to the Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant through the acceptance letter in agenda backup.

b. Public Safety/Emergency Management - Approve budget amendment to appropriate $17,361 to bring the current budget ($99,274) in line with the additional award to the 1999 Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant in the total amount of $116,635.

I-C-4 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute 1st modification to miscellaneous asbestos/ environmental services agreement with each of the following firms: FGS, Inc., and Professional Services Industries, Inc. The 1st modification agreement will extend the contract term for an additional two years. The maximum fee payable to the firm will not exceed $600,000 for the two-year renewal period.

I-C-5 Approve joint project agreement with TECO/PEOPLES GAS, Incorporated, for relocation of TECO/PEOPLES GAS Florida facilities in conjunction with the Bullard Parkway Roadway Construction Project (Ridgedale to 78th Street).

I-C-6 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Smith Fence Company, for the ornamental wrought iron fence for the EPC building project, decreasing contract amount by $5,500 as indicated in Background.

I-C-7 Approve Change Order No. 3 to the Falkenburg Road Jail, Phases I, II, & III Design-Build Agreement with The Haskell Company which reduces the contract amount by $9,130 and modifies Article 8.7.1, retainage of the agreement, as explained in the Background.

I-C-8 Approve cooperative funding agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District for construction of Phase 2B of the Northwest Hillsborough County Reuse System. Funding support is $800,000 in FY 1999 and contingent upon District approval, $400,000 in FY 2000.

I-C-9 Approve consent order with Department to Environmental Protection to resolve permit violations at the Bahia Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant. The consent order requires certain corrective actions to be completed no later than December 31, 2000, plus payment of $9,500.

I-C-10 Accept reclaimed water improvement unit petitions from the Fawn Ridge and Van Dyke Farms Subdivisions, pursuant to Ordinance 95-13; and, authorize the Water Department Director to prepare construction plans and specifications for the reclaimed water facilities and estimate the project costs.

I-C-11 Approve assignment of the Florida Cities Water Company-Carrollwood Division utility franchise to the Florida Government Utility Authority (GUA) subject to acquisition of the Florida Cities Water Company-Carrollwood Division by the GUA, and allow the assignment to occur as soon as possible, waive requirement in the County's Franchise Ordinance for Florida Cities Water Company-Carrollwood Division to provide 60 days notice to the County before conveying its franchise property.

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I-D-1 Approve amendment to Rule 17 of the Board's Rules of Order relating to Workshop Meetings (On March 3, the BOCC approved the amendment to Rule 17. Voting is required at two consecutive BOCC meetings).

1-D-2 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the 1st modification for a no cost time extension for the artist, Susan Gott for the creation and installation of Public Art at the Port Tampa City Library. The Hillsborough County Public Art Committee recommends that the Board approve this time extension.

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Approve Traffic Control Jurisdiction Agreement for the County to assume traffic control jurisdiction over the private roads located within the Cheval West Community Development District, pursuant to Section 316.006(3)(b), Florida Statutes.

I-E-2 Accept and execute Satisfactions of Claim of Liens for 70 items indicated in agenda backup, for which payment has been made.

I. F. OTHER OFFICES

I-F-1 Approve the following budget amendment.

a. Environmental Protection Commission - Accept and appropriate $30,000 from the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council for the Benthic and Sediment quality Analyses Agreement for Consultation and Professional Services. Anticipated FY 99 budget being reduced by $19,000 to match Grant Award, with no General Funds required.

I-F-2 Civil Service Performance Audit:

a. Provide the Civil Service Board with advice and consent in accordance with Chapter 96-519 of the Laws of Florida, in awarding a contract for the State-required performance audit of the Civil Service Board, to KPMG, LLP for these audit services.

b. Civil Service - Approve budget amendment to realign $59,500 in the countywide general fund from the non-departmental FY 99 appropriations for performance audits to the Civil Service operating budget to cover the full cost of contract.

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 official records)

a. Hillsborough County Children's Board financial report for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 1998, pursuant to Section 7 of County Ordinance 88-28.

b. Hillsborough Transit Authority d/b/a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority general purpose financial statements, supplementary information, and regulatory reports for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998.

c. Hillsborough County Aviation Authority annual financial audit report for the year ended September 30, 1998, and the published annual report for 1998.

d. Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council general purpose financial statements and auditor's report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998.

I-G-2 Satisfaction and release of claims/judgment covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

I-G-3 Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

I-G-4 Approve payment of excess proceeds from tax deed sale of February 3, 1997, Tax Certificate 13282-94, in the amount of $1,085.28 to Geraldine Smith Alston.

I-G-5 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of March 9-15, 1999, to be released March 17, 1999.

I-G-6 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting February 03, 1999
Land Use February 09, 1999
WS/Mobility Study, Transportation February 10, 1999
WS/Mobility Study and Funding Options February 10, 1999

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

2:00pm 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 99103, Central Water Capacity Assessment Unit 99104, Central Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 99106, and South Water and Wastewater Capacity assessment Unit 99109, to impose capacity assessments against property therein and to approve the capacity assessment rolls.

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES
(Time Certain)

1:30pm IV-1 Appearance by Frank Miller, on behalf of the Gandy Bridge Oversight Committee, for a presentation on the Gandy Bridge Friendship Trail.

1:45pm IV-2 Appearance by representative of the Hillsborough County Bar Association to discuss their reception at the Ashley Street Branch of the Public Library which is to benefit the Lawyers for Literacy program.

2:45pm IV-3 Appearance by Robert Hunter, Planning Commission, to present a resolution which recommends restriction on the staff waiver of sidewalk and bicycle facilities during the design of developer and roadway projects, to Board of County Commissioners' action. (Deferred from March 3 meeting)

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Parking to accommodate the Court Facilities Improvement Project. (Continued from the March 3 meeting)

V-A-2 Approve Memorandum of Understanding providing the recognition through impact fee offsets for construction of a portion of Gornto Lake Road.

V-A-3 Approve resolution for ITS Retention Program for Y2K Mission Critical Personnel in an attempt to retain those information technology positions working directly on Y2K conversions and implementation.

2:15pm V-A-4 Approve the following budget amendment. (Relates to V-C-1)

a. Management & Budget - Appropriate by supper majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $1,410,000, from the Countywide General Fund Reserve for Contingency, to provide funding for legal, technical, scientific, and administrative support for addressing the Tampa Bay Water and Southwest Florida Water Management District initiatives.

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

2:15pm V-C-1 Receive staff recommendation on long term funding options to fund the remainder of the $12.1 million for the three-year funding program for additional support and staff positions to address water supply and environmental issues. (Written material will be provided under separate cover)

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Modify the Board's policy on performance audits (.02.11.00.00) by removing the requirement that final performance audit reports be presented to the BOCC by the auditor in a workshop; and, eliminating the limitation on firms who are allowed to propose based upon the number of contracts awarded them and/or the value of these contracts during the prior twenty-four month period.

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

V. F. OTHER OFFICES

V-F-1 Approve the following budget amendment.

a. Soil & Water Conservation Board - Appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC policy 03.02.05.00, $1,800 to provide for funding of additional operating expenditures related to travel and office equipment. Funds are provided by the Reserve for Contingency General-account in the Countywide Operating Fund.

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 Continuation of discussion from February 17, 1999, BOCC meeting regarding: ethics issues relating to Florida Olympics 2012.

VI-5 Discussion regarding operational problems with the 800 MHz Radio System for the Sheriff's Department, and request that discussion be continued to June 16.

VI-6 Discussion regarding a resolution in support of Florida Forever. (Comm. Platt)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Verbal briefing for Public Hearing regarding Utility Rates, as scheduled for March 18 at 6:00 p.m.

VII-2 State of the County Message. (Written material will be presented at the meeting)

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

10:15am Presentation of Moral Courage Award.

10:30am Reception

11:00am Items moved from Consent

1:30pm IV-1 Appearance by Frank Miller, on behalf of the Gandy Bridge Oversight Committee, for a presentation on the Gandy Bridge Friendship Trail Committee.

1:45pm IV-2 Appearance by representative of the Hillsborough County Bar Association to discuss their reception at the Ashley Street Branch of the Public Library which is to benefit the Lawyers for Literacy program.

2:00pm 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 99103, Central Water Capacity Assessment Unit 99104, Central Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 99106, and South Water and Wastewater Capacity assessment Unit 99109, to impose capacity assessments against property therein and to approve the capacity assessment rolls.

2:15pm V-A-4 Budget amendment to transfer funds from Contingency.

V-C-1 Water Team request for funding.

2:45pm IV-3 Appearance by Robert Hunter, Planning Commission, to present a resolution which recommends restriction on the staff waiver of sidewalk and bicycle facilities during the design of developer and roadway projects, to Board of County Commissioners' action.

Prepared March 16, 1999, 4:55pm

ADDENDUM TO MARCH 17,1999 AGENDA

Note: During the Special Presentation Section a proclamation of appreciation and congratulations will be presented to Rhea Law.

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

V-E-1 Settle the case of David M. Johnson and Debbie Johnson v. Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, Case No. 97-1706-CIV-T-17 in the amount of $35,000 as full and complete settlement.

VI-7 Discussion regarding meeting place for Homeowner Associations. (Comm. Norman)

VI-8 Discussion regarding County Administrator's policies regarding hiring and reassigning of unclassified positions. (Comm. Hart)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

IV-1 Presentation by Frank Miller on the Gandy Bridge Friendship Trail -- DELETE FROM AGENDA, PER REQUEST OF GANDY BRIDGE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. ITEM WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.

V-A-2 Memorandum of Understanding regarding Gornto Lake Road - DELETE FROM AGENDA -

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

VI-5 Discussion regarding operation problems with 800 MHz radio system for the Sheriff's Office -- ADD COMM. NORMAN'S NAME TO THE ITEM.

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

I-A-7 Funding agreement with the Tampa Foreign Trade Zone Board, Inc., (FTZ). (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:15 am Presentation of Moral Courage Award.

10:30 am Reception

11:00 am Items moved from Consent

1:45 pm IV-2 Appearance by representative of the Hillsborough County Bar Association to discuss their reception at the Ashley Street Branch of the Public Library which is to benefit the Lawyers for Literacy program.

2:00 pm 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 99103, Central Water Capacity Assessment Unit 99104, Central Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 99106, and South Water and Wastewater Capacity assessment Unit 99109, to impose capacity assessments against property therein and to approve the capacity assessment rolls.

2:15 pm V-A-4 Budget amendment to transfer funds from Contingency.

V-C-1 Water Team request for funding.

2:45 pm IV-3 Appearance by Robert Hunter, Planning Commission, to present a resolution which recommends restriction on the staff waiver of sidewalk and bicycle facilities during the design of developer and roadway projects, to Board of County Commissioners' action.

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

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