Archived Agendas

Thursday, November 5, 1998, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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CONSENT AGENDA

I. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

I-A-1 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. RFP No. P-414-97 - Various - Renewal Of Purchase Agreement For Purchase Of Office Supplies - Approve 1st renewal with the same prices, terms and conditions to US Office Products, Orlando, f/k/a The Smith Wilson Company, for the estimated amount of $496,667.35. This renewal is for the period beginning December 15, 1998, and ending December 14, 1999. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

b. Bid No. C-564-97 - Health and Social Services - Provision Of Durable Medical Equipment And Oxygen Therapy Services For Eligible Indigent Residents Of Hillsborough County - Approve renewal as modified by the Board and Respitek, Inc., for a one-year period beginning December 1, 1998, and ending November 30, 1999, in an amount not-to-exceed $122,776.50 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

c. Bid No. C-565-97 - Health and Social Services - Provision Of Disposable Medical Supplies For Eligible Indigent Residents Of Hillsborough County - Approve 2nd modification and renewal of contract with Respitek, Inc., which increases the annual not-to-exceed amount from $227,500 to $265,000 for an increase of $37,500 for the current contract period and any subsequent renewals. It also adds $12,000 for the renewal term for the addition of those items not priced in the Medicare supply schedule, increasing the contract to $277,000. The renewal period is for one year beginning December 1, 1998, and ending November 30, 1999.

d. RFQ C-588-97 - Public Works - Residential Traffic Control Hearing Master - Approve renewal with Jerry A. Dabkowski for a one-year period beginning November 3, 1998, and ending November 2, 1999, in an annual amount not to exceed $50,000 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

e. RFQ No. C-191-98 - Health & Social Services - Pharmacy Advisor Services - Approve evaluation team's ranking of the top three firms as identified in Background; approve selection of and authorize contract with Professional Pharmacy Consultants of Florida Inc., for a one-year period beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed in an annual not-to-exceed amount of $131,610. At the sole option of the County, this contract may be extended for two additional one-year periods at the same terms and conditions. (Deferred from October 21 meeting)

f. Bid No. PC-275-98, CIP Nos. 62002 and 62003 - Public Works - Platt Street And Columbus Drive Bridges - Mechanical And Electrical Rehabilitation - Reject sole bid received from Coastal Marine Construction, Inc., in the amount of $226,250, for reasons indicated in Background.

g. Bid No. P-276-98 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Division - Purchase Of One Pipeline Video Inspection System - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, CUES, Inc., Orlando, in the amount of $36,891. Further, reject bid submitted by Aries Industries, Inc., Pompano Beach, for reasons stated in Background.

h. Bid No. P-287-98 - Solid Waste Management - Loader Tire Maintenance Support And Repair - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specification, Olson Truck Tire Center, Tampa, for a one-year period, in an estimated amount of $90,024. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

i. Bid No. P-289-98 - Fire Rescue - Purchase Of Twelve Ambulances - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc., of Winter Park, in the amount of $1,193,760. Purchase price includes a trade-in allowance of $42,000 pursuant to Section 274.04, Florida Statutes, as described in Background.

j. Bid No. P-296-98 - Solid Waste Management - Purchase Of Three 97 Cubic Yard And Two 85 Cubic Yard Refuse Trailers - Award bid to the overall low responsive and responsible bidder, Fabrex Trailer, South Portland, Maine, in the amount of $266,637.

k. File No. P-525-99 - Public Safety/Emergency Dispatch Operations - Purchase Of A Computer Aided Dispatch And 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System - Approve sole source from GTE Florida Incorporated, in the amount of $977,700.98, which includes system maintenance for one year following expiration of the initial one-year warranty.

l. Bid No. P-323-98 - Court Administrator's Office - Purchase And Installation Of A Raised Flooring Access System - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, LCO, Inc., d/b/a Lotspeich Contracting, Tampa, in the amount of $26,900.

m. File No. P-512-99 - Public Works - Emergency Rental Of Pumps And Hose - Ratify the action of the County Administrator in declaring an emergency and authorizing the Director of Purchasing to make administrative awards for rental of pumps and hose to alleviate flooding and to prepare for Hurricane Georges. This action resulted in the award of purchase orders to two companies, with pumps and hose available to meet the emergency needs, as follows: Acme Dynamics, Inc., ($32,288) and Sunbelt Rental ($33,528).

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Accept a deed and drainage easement conveyance from Tampa Triangle Joint Venture for a 4.151 acre right-of-way parcel and 2 drainage easement parcels totaling 1.548 acres along the proposed segment of Falkenburg Road to be constructed between U.S. 301 and Causeway Boulevard. Subject dedication is being made in accordance with the Development Order of DRI.

b. Approve and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance for Joanne and C.W. Kearney, in the amount of $9,000 for right-of-way for Bullard Parkway/Harney Road, between Morris Bridge and I-75.

c. Accept temporary offsite drainage easements for Fishhawk Ranch Phase 2 parcels A, C, D, and G Unit 1 from Fishhawk Communities Limited Partnership. The temporary easements are approximately 8.4 acres, 3.3 acres, and 6.8 acres respectfully.

d. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Paulette B. Gatlyn, Trustee for the Bloomingdale Land Trust, dated April 17, 1997, in the amount of $25,700 for right-of-way for Bloomingdale Avenue, Bell Shoals to Lithia Pinecrest.

e. Accept a utility easement from ZOM Branch Creek, LTD., for a donated perpetual utility easement 15-feet by 30-feet, Arbors at Branch Creek Development.

f. Execute a quit claim deed to Curtis N. Dansby for release of a portion of right-of-way for 17th Avenue S.W. located approximately 300 feet west of 1st Street S.W.

g. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Mary Hewitt, in the amount of $27,825 for right-of-way for Bloomingdale Avenue, Bell Shoals to Lithia Pinecrest.

h. Approve a quit claim deed releasing our interest in a temporary easement that was granted to Hillsborough County for an interim waste water treatment plant along Lenna Avenue just north of Wheeler Road. We will be retaining the pump station and right-of-way, acquired by deed to ensure proper operation of the County wastewater system.

i. Accept a drainage easement by donation from C&R Investments of Tampa, Inc., for Krycuil Oaks Estate drainage project, and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

j. Approve mutual termination agreement effective September 30, 1998, for space occupied by Employment & Training Department at 205 S. Moon Avenue, Brandon, approve a nine- month sublease agreement effective October 1, 1998, for 1,013 sq. ft. with rent of $1,281.45 per month which equates to $15.18 per sq. ft. per annum. Also, approve a nine-month sublease agreement effective October 1, 1998, for 726 sq. ft. space in South Hillsborough Shopping Center 264 Apollo Beach Boulevard, Apollo Beach, at a monthly rental of $848.82 which equates to $14.03 per sq. ft. per annum. Both leases are full service and are with the State of Florida, Department of Labor & Employment Security.

k. Adopt resolution declaring certain County-owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Tampa, as surplus, and authorize execution of a quit claim deed to the City for these properties. These twenty properties were acquired by tax deed(s) and are being transferred to the City pursuant to provisions of Section 197.592(3), Florida Statutes.

l. Approve purchase agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Winifred and Harold Horne in the amount of $500 for a sidewalk easement at the corner of Hanna Road and Whitaker Road.

m. Approve purchase agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Virginia and William Gunter in the amount of $500 for a sidewalk easement on the north side of Hanna Road.

n. Approve purchase agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Joanne Griffiths in the amount of $700 for a sidewalk easement on the north side of Hanna Road.

o. Approve Change Order No. 2 (Final) to contract with Michael G. Young Contractor, for various upgrades to six Hillsborough County buildings to meet ADA accessibility standards, decreasing contract amount by $13,329.70, increasing contract time by 191 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as described in Background.

p. Approve a mutual use and grant of easement agreement with Tampa Electric Company (TECO), including a purchase agreement in the amount of $30,150, pertaining to the acquisition of an easement for the installation of a reclaimed water transmission line, which is part of the River Oaks/Northwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility Reuse System project.

q. Endorse request from National Beverage to obtain an amendment to both the easement and option to purchase agreements for use and purchase of a utility corridor parcel located in Tampa Industrial Park. The agreements, originally entered into in November of 1997, are between National Beverage and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, as Trustee for Hillsborough County. The amendments provide for a specific purchase price and payment amounts for extensions of time within which to exercise their option rights.

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

I-A-4 Defer until December 2, 1998, report regarding financial management.

I-A-5 Authorize County staff to meet with homeowners in Pine Meadows to initiate all of the actions necessary for establishment of a special dependent district, including the preparation of a proposed ordinance to establish the Pine Meadows Special Dependent District.

I-A-6 Approve the 1999 Holiday schedule which includes two floating holidays and ten fixed holidays for five-day work week employees. Schedules for four-day work week employees will vary slightly based on assigned work schedules. Further, include the authorization for Appointing Authorities who have employees working in the Plant City area to designate one of the two floating holidays as Strawberry Festival Day, if they so desire.

I-A-7 Approve Novation and 1st modification agreement between the County, Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P., and Pricewaterhouse L.L.P., RFP No. C-196-94 - Human Resources. The novation agreement releases them from its contract with the County and replaces Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P., with PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P. for the balance of the contract, and adds $70,000 to the contract amount for the current term.

I-A-8 Receive update on the status of County Audit Report #68, Ice Palace Ticket Surcharge Records Audit. (Deferred from October 21 meeting)

I-A-9 Defer until December 2, 1998, report on audit recommendations in County Audit Report #70 of Insurance & Claims Division, Operational Controls.

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

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

a. Library Services - Accept and appropriate a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $37,595 from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for acquisition of the KLAS Automation System for the Talking Book Library for the period ending September 30, 1999.

b. Library Services - Accept and appropriate a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $8,844 from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for a Florinet basic connectivity grant for electronic library at Bethune Recreation Center, for the period ending September 30, 1999.

c. Library Services - Accept and appropriate a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $8,844 from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for a Florinet basic connectivity grant for electronic library at Progress Village, for the period ending September 30, 1999.

d. Library Services - Accept and appropriate a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $83,890 from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for continuation of the partnership between the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System and the Egypt Lake Elementary School for the period ending September 30, 1999.

e. Library Services - Accept and appropriate a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $14,403 from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for the Born to Read program for the period ending September 30, 1999.

f. Library Services - Reappropriate Library Services and Technology Act grant awards for the period ending November 15, 1998, in the amount of $8,883 for the Florinet Basic Connectivity Grant and $60,942 for the Florinet Enhanced Connectivity Grant, with no County funds required.

I-B-2 Accept and authorize the Chairman to execute certifications of acceptance of subgrant award totaling $1,034,332 ($775,749 Federal; $25,858 budgeted County match; and, $232,725 in non-County match) for continuation grants for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, for the Hillsborough County Substance Abuse Coordination Unit, DACCO/Offender Treatment Program for Special Populations and ACTS/Juvenile Drug Court Program. Recipient agencies will provide a proportional share of the required non-County match.

I-B-3 Approve Medicaid Disproportionate Share Participation Agreements for the period of July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999, with State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for increased Medicaid funding for both inpatient and outpatient services to Hillsborough County residents which requires County payment of matching funds in an annual amount not to exceed $10,498,404; and, with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., to provide for deduction of corresponding matching funds, in an amount not to exceed $10,498,404, from the payment requests submitted by Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., to the County for services provided in the County Health Care Plan. (Deferred from October 21 meeting)

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

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

a. Parks and Recreation - Reappropriate $23,690 is residual funds brought forward from the prior year State of Florida Bicycle Clean Air Grant to accommodate the purchase of program supplies and equipment. The FDOT grant does not expire until December 31, 1998.

I-C-2 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $2,542.50 against property located at 1410 Atlantic Drive, Ruskin, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one dilapidated concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-3 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $4,695 against property located at 5338 State Road 579, Seffner, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one dilapidated fire damaged structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-4 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $5,325 against property located at 17320 Linda Circle, Lutz, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of dilapidated single family dwelling and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-5 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $4,277.75 against property located at 3811 Carroway St., Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of dilapidated frame structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-6 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $1,492 against property located at 5902 Kingsview Lane, Riverview, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of dilapidated concrete/frame structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-7 Approve agreement with the Centre for Women, Inc., which provides $201,974 for emergency and plumbing repairs and roof replacement of homes owned and occupied by senior citizens through the Centre's Senior Home Improvement Program (SHIP).

I-C-8 Approve modification of interlocal agreement with the City of Plant City for the County to continue to conduct housing rehabilitation programs within the boundaries of the City of Plant City during FY 98-99 as part of the Community Development Block Grant Program.

I-C-9 Approve agreements for distribution of budgeted funds ($12,500) to the eight existing Volunteer Fire Associations.

I-C-10 Bloomingdale Athletic Complex:

a. Parks and Recreation - Appropriate $2,899,600 from the Park Central Zone Impact Fee Reserve for Future Capital Projects to the Parks and Recreation Department to provide funds required to purchase land and improvements from the YMCA and the Bloomingdale Civic Club, Inc., for use as a little league complex (Bloomingdale Athletic Complex).

b. Approve resolution amending the FY 99-04 adopted CIP to add this project.

I-C-11 Approve resolution and accompanying instructor agreement that is used by the Parks and Recreation Department for instructors that teach personal enrichment and leisure classes at County recreation facilities.

I-C-12 Approve interlocal agreement re-establishing Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

I-C-13 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Eveland Brothers, Inc., for the Hillsborough County Courthouse Exterior Window Replacement, Exterior Wall Repairs and Waterproofing project, increasing the contract amount by $20,766 as indicated in Background.

I-C-14 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Overstreet Paving Company, for the construction of Ehrlich Road from Hixon to Lynn Turner (Hixon to Spivey and Gunn to Lynn Turner) project, decreasing contract amount by $338,284.39, increasing contract time by 59 days, and adjusting milestones as indicated in Background.

I-C-15 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., for the construction of Anderson Road (Crenshaw to Waters) project, decreasing contract amount by $57,143.11, increasing contract time by 178 days, and adjusting milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-16 Approve joint project agreement with GTE Florida for relocation and installation of a manhole and conduit system in conjunction with the Providence Roadway Construction Projects Providence Ridge Boulevard to Lumsden Road, and Lumsden Road to Brandon Feeder Road.

I-C-17 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with R&G Construction Company, d/b/a Brawley Construction Company, for construction of Pemberton/Baker Creek Channel Improvements - Phase 1 (Emergency Project) project, increasing contract amount by $27,361.90 and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-18 Adopt resolution and authorize Chairman to execute the Tri-Party Agreement between Hillsborough County, CSX Transportation, and the Florida Department of Transportation, providing for transfer of existing agreements for the grade railroad crossing on Forbes Road from the Florida Department of Transportation to Hillsborough County.

I-C-19 Authorize Chairman to execute the Pre-emption Agreement between Hillsborough County, CSX Transportation, and the Florida Department of Transportation, for installation of pre-emption circuitry at the grade railroad crossing on Bearss Avenue at US 41.

I-C-20 Approve resolution authorizing the County Administrator, or his designee(s) to approve the installation of traffic control devices.

I-C-21 Defer until November 12, 1998, Kathleen Reese's request for reimbursement of attorney's fees in the amount of $18,783.75, pursuant to Board Policy 03.04.01.05 in the case of David M. Johnson and Debbie Johnson v. Hillsborough County and Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, Case No. 97-1706-CIV-T-17. (Deferred from October 21 meeting)

I-C-22 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the FY 99 Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey, to continue the ongoing Cooperative Water Resources Investigation Program, which provides valuable hydrologic data to the Stormwater, Water/Wastewater Planning and Design Teams. The County's share of the FY 99 Program cost is $162,400, which is contained in the FY 99 budget of the Stormwater Management System.

I-C-23 Defer until November 12, 1998, report regarding Sweetwater Creek silting.

I-C-24 Receive report regarding billing for solid waste collection and disposal services, as requested by the BOCC on October 21, 1998.

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 SETTING OF PUBLIC HEARING:

a. Approve setting a public hearing on December 17, 1998, at 5:30 p.m., to consider amending Hillsborough County's Ordinance 92-20 to include changes recently made to the state law by repealing Ordinance 92-20 and implementing a new ordinance titled the Hillsborough County Family Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance.

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

I-E-3 Approve agreement for Special Arbitrator Services with the law firm of McGuire, Pratt, Farrance & Rice, P.A., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional arbitrator services in connection with Tampa Bay Water's new supply projects proposed to be located in Hillsborough County.

I-E-4 Approve agreement for Special Arbitrator Services with Steven P. Seymore, Esquire in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional arbitrator services in connection with Tampa Bay Water's new supply projects proposed to be located in Hillsborough County.

I-E-5 Approve agreement for Special Arbitrator Services with the law firm of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional arbitrator services in connection with Tampa Bay Water's new supply projects proposed to be located in Hillsborough County.

I-E-6 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to request that the Supreme Court of Florida take jurisdiction of the Second District Court of Appeal's Opinion filed October 23, 1998, in the case of Henry Huerta v. Hillsborough County and Pat Bean, Case No. 97-185, L.C., No. 93-4895, Div. I, and reverse the ruling of the Second District Court of Appeal.

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.
b. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Fund and Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Alternate Source Fund Report for the month ended September 30, 1998.
c. SCS Engineers annual inspection of the Southeast County Landfill Facility, Hillsborough County Florida, on June 19, 1998, as required by Hillsborough County Ordinance 84-11. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)
d. Camp Dresser & McKee, Hillsborough County, Solid Waste Transfer Stations Annual Inspection Report for 1998, as required by Hillsborough County Ordinance 84-11, on 8/19/98 and 8/20/98. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)
e. Camp Dresser & McKee, Hillsborough County, Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility Annual Inspection Report for Fiscal Year 1998 as required by Hillsborough County Ordinance 84-11. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)
f. Cory Lakes Community Development District's Annual Local Government Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1997, in accordance with Chapter 189.418, Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)
g. Southwest Florida Water Management District's Fiscal Year 1998-1999 Budget pursuant to 3.373.507(3)(a), Florida Statutes and Preliminary Comments from the Executive Office of the Governor on the Proposed Budget submitted August 1, by Southwest Florida Water Management District, and the District's Response. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)
h. Minutes of meetings of the following Community Development Districts. (Minutes to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

! Cheval West - July 20 and August 17, 1998
! Heritage Isles - July 27, 1998
! Tampa Palms - September 9 and 23, 1998
! Westchase - September 1, 1998
! Westchase East - August 4, 1998

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

I-G-3 Correct scriber's error on item I-G-3, Agenda of October 7, 1998, the Errors and Insolvencies List from the Tax Collector's Office, to read 1997 Tax Roll, not 1998 Tax Roll.

I-G-4 Approval of remittance of $359.90 to the Clerk of Circuit Court for a folio on which no bids were received at the Tax Deed Sale auctions of March 2, 1998 and October 12, 1998.

I-G-5 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting September 16, 1998
Land Use Meeting September 22, 1998
WS/Water-Wastewater Mandatory Collecting Policy September 23, 1998
PH/Tampa Bay Water Project September 28, 1998

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

III-1 Consider establishing a procedure for Florida Water Services Corporation to provide refunds to customers of its Seaboard System. (To be heard at 2:00 p.m.)

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES
(Time Certain)

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

IV-2 Appearance by Metropolitan Planning Organization staff and County staff regarding 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan. (To be heard at 2:30 p.m.)

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 School Impact Fee Agreement:

a. Approve the school impact fee agreement with Westbrook Westchase, L.P. for reimburse-ment associated with the Westchase School site over-mitigation.

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

V-A-2 All Peoples Park Addition: (Deferred from October 21 meeting, to be heard at 3:30 p.m., in conjunction with V-C-1)

a. Approve a real estate contract and authorize acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from John Mitzel. The contract price is $500,000, plus closing cost for a 7.83 acre tract of vacant land for expansion of All Peoples Park.

b. Real Estate - Approve budget amendment resolution realigning $150,000 from the Transportation to the Parks Tax Exempt Commercial Paper Fund to cover this purchase.

V-A-3 Receive report, an update and discussion on sustainable buildings policy and approve the associated recommendations, as requested by the BOCC on September 16, 1998) (To be heard at 1:45 p.m.)

V-A-4 Consider approval of a mediated property settlement with Lennar Land Partners, a Florida General Partnership (Lennar), that provides for the acquisition of approximately 827 acres of land that comprise part of the Cypress Creek Preserve ELAP site, for $6,500,000, subject to certain conditions, including the donation of $250,000 in cash or park improvements. Also, consider adoption of a resolution concerning the proposed East - West roadway reflected on the MPO's currently adopted 2015 Transportation Plan. If the settlement is approved by the Board, that the Chairman be authorized to execute the contract and the necessary closing documents.

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V-B-1 Amend the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Social Services, General & Financial Assistance Policy Manual adopted by the BOCC February, 1998, to include assisted living facility (ALF), boarding home (BH) and rooming house (RH) allowances as Appendix #2, page 16, and authorize payment to any licensed Hillsborough County willing provider on a per client basis as indicated in agenda backup. (Deferred from October 21 meeting)

V-B-2 Consider staff recommendations regarding Hunger Task Force recommendations. (To be heard at 3:00 p.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Approve relocation of the All People's Life Center (APLC) to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) property. (To be heard at 3:30 p.m., in conjunction with V-A-2)

V-C-2 Authorize the County Administrator to direct the County Attorney's Office to initiate peer review, a rule challenge, or to intervene in any such proceeding to protect the interests of Hillsborough County in the event the County Administrator determines: (1) that the Southwest Florida Water Management District's Minimum Flows and Levels Rules (AMFLs@) are inconsistent with the County's Eight Point Program for Water or prior BOCC direction regarding MLF's and (2) the County's point of entry to participate in any such proceeding would terminate prior to the BOCC's December 2, 1998, meeting. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

V. F. OTHER OFFICES

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

VI. COMMISSIONERS' SECTION

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

VI-2 Appointments to various boards and councils.

VI-3 Correspondence received by the Board.

VI-4 Discussion regarding regulation of potbelly pigs. (Comm. Chillura) (Deferred from October 7 meeting)

VI-5 Discussion regarding the employment of child care workers prior to completion of State and Federal background checks. (Comm. Turanchik) (Deferred from October 21 meeting)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Report regarding the Water Department performance audit update, as requested by the BOCC on April 15, 1998.

VII-2 Report on actions taken regarding Year 2000 Compliance efforts. (Deferred from October 21 meeting, to be heard at 11:00 a.m.)

VII-3 Report regarding information on the amount and use of Cone Ranch lease funds, the limitations on the uses of those funds and the current and future management plan for the property. (To be heard at 2:15 p.m.)

NOTE: Public Hearing on DRI Related Plan Amendment, Rezoning and NOPC for Big Basin DRI, to be heard at 5:15 p.m.

ADDENDUM TO NOVEMBER 5, 1998 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

III-2 FWSC's Motion to Stay proceedings in the rate case entitled In Re: Florida Water Services Corporation's Petition to Increase Rates for the Seaboard Service Area in Hillsborough County. (To be heard at 4:00 p.m. in conjunction with III-1)

V-D-1 Verbal briefing regarding proposed voluntary annexation by the City of Tampa.

VI-3a Letter received from Warren H. Newell, Board of County Commissioners, Palm Beach County, District III, regarding Pawn Shops.

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

I-E-6 Case of Henry Huerta v. Hillsborough County and Pat Bean - DELETE FROM AGENDA -

V-B-2 Consider staff recommendations regarding Hunger Task Force recommendations - DEFER UNTIL NOVEMBER 12, 1998 -

VI-5 Discussion regarding the employment of child care workers prior to completion of State and Federal background checks - DELETE FROM AGENDA PER COMM. TURANCHIK'S REQUEST -

VII-3 Report regarding Cone Ranch lease funds - DEFER UNTIL DECEMBER 2, 1998 -

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

III-1 Establishing procedure for Florida Water Services Corporation to provide refunds to customers of its Seaboard System. (Request to open and continue to 4:00 p.m., in conjunction with III-2)

MOVE FROM CONSENT TO BE HEARD AT 11:30 A.M.

I-A-1e RFQ for Pharmacy Advisor Services. (Comm. Hart)

I-A-8 Receive update on the status of County Audit Report #68, Ice Palace Ticket Surcharge Records Audit. (Comm. Platt)

I-B-1d Library Services and Technology Act grant award from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services for continuation of the partnership between the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System and the Egypt Lake Elementary School. (County Administrator would like to provide additional verbal comments to the BOCC.)

I-B-3 Medicaid Disproportionate Share Participation Agreements with State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for increased Medicaid funding for both inpatient and outpatient services to Hillsborough County residents. (Comm. Platt)

I-C-2 Resolution assessing a lien against property located at 1410 Atlantic Drive, Ruskin. (Comm. Platt)

I-C-12 Approve interlocal agreement re-establishing Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). (Comm. Platt)

I-E-5 Agreement for Special Arbitrator Services with the law firm of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., to provide professional arbitrator services in connection with Tampa Bay Water's new supply projects proposed to be located in Hillsborough County. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:30 a.m. Presentation regarding Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities. (Reception to immediately follow.)

11:00 a.m. VII-5 Report on actions taken regarding Year 2000 Compliance efforts.

11:30 a.m. Items moved from Consent Section

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

1:45 p.m. V-A-3 Report on sustainable buildings policy.

2:00 p.m. III-1 Open and continue public hearing to 4:00 p.m. regarding establishing procedure for Florida Water Services Corporation to provide refunds to customers of its Seaboard System.

V-C-2 Convene Special EPC Meeting to take appropriate action to authorize the County Administrator to initiate peer review, a rule challenge, or to intervene in the Southwest Florida Water Management District's Minimum Flows and Levels Rules (AMFLs@).

2:15 p.m. VI-4 Discussion regarding regulation of potbelly pigs. (Comm. Chillura) *

2:30 p.m. IV-2 Appearance by Metropolitan Planning Organization staff and County staff regarding 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan.

3:00 p.m. V-A-4 Mediated property settlement with Lennar Land Partners, a Florida General Partnership for acquisition of land and resolution concerning the proposed East - West roadway.

3:30 p.m. V-A-2 All Peoples Park Addition.

V-C-1 Relocation of the All People's Life Center (APLC) to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) property.

4:00 p.m. III-1 Establishing procedure for Florida Water Services Corporation to provide refunds to customers of its Seaboard System.

III-2 FWSC's Motion to Stay proceedings in the rate case entitled In Re: Florida Water Services Corporation's Petition to Increase Rates for the Seaboard Service Area in Hillsborough County.

Note: A public hearing is scheduled at 5:15 p.m. on DRI Related Plan Amendment Rezoning and NOPC for Big Basin DRI.

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

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