Archived Agendas

Thursday, November 12, 1998, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PROCLAMATION PRESENTED TO THE BETHLEHEM CEMETERY ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZING THE EFFORTS OF MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY WHO STRIVE TO PRESERVE THE HISTORY OF OUR NATION AND THE MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN WHO SERVED.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING NOVEMBER 20 - 26, 1998, AS FARM-CITY WEEK IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, PRESENTED TO DENNIS CARLTON, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT AND CHERYL HUKLE, PRESIDENT, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FARM BUREAU.

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 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. File No. C-152-95 - Library Services - Replacement of PC Configuration - Approve 6th modification to sole source contract with Ameritech Library Services, Inc., f/k/a Dynix Inc., which replaces the PC configuration specified in the 5th modification and decreases the contract amount by $11,862 from $2,036,371.41 to $2,024,509.41.

b. Bid No. C-266-95 - Water - Removal, Stabilization And Disposal Of Sewage Sludge - Approve a unilateral 90-day extension to agreement with J & J Baker Enterprises, Inc., through March 1, 1999.

c. Bid No. P-137-96 - Purchasing - Agreement For The Rental Of Pagers - Approve modification for a two-year period with MobileMedia/Mobile Com, of Tampa, for County-wide use, increasing the purchase authorization amount from $43,501 to $48,501, an increase of $5,000.

d. Bid No. C-313-96 - Water - Removal And Transport Of Domestic Wastewater Residuals and Effluents - Approve a unilateral 90-day extension to agreement with U.S. Filter/Davis Process, through March 2, 1999.

e. Bid No. C-547-97 - Water - Audit Of Central Service Area Fire Hydrants - Approve renewal of contract with Metro Service Consultants, Inc., for a one-year period beginning December 1, 1998, and ending November 30, 1999, in an annual amount not to exceed $90,000 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

f. Bid No. C-558-97 - Various - Provision Of Unarmed Security Guard Services For Various Hillsborough County Facilities - Approve renewal of contract with Certified Security Services, Inc., for a one-year period beginning November 19, 1998, and ending November 18, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $457,009.68 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

g. Bid No. P-193-98 - Various - Purchase Agreement For Lumber Products - Approve modification for a six-month period with The Home Depot of Tampa, for County-wide use, increasing the purchase authorization amount from $69,923.45 to a do-not-exceed amount of $84,923.45, an increase of $15,000.

h. Bid No. P-260-98 - Economic Development & Training Division - Purchase Of Uniforms For Job Training Partnership ACT (JTPA) - Reject sole bid received from Life Uniforms d/b/s New Image Uniform, of St. Louis, MO, for reasons stated in Background.

i. Bid No. P-288-98 - Fleet Management - Automatic Transmission Repairs - Award bid for a one-year period to the low responsive and responsible bidder Lebar Transmissions d/b/a AAMCO Transmissions, of Tampa. The total estimated award amount is $31,637. This bid contains Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council language.

j. Bid Nos. PC-299-98 and PC-300-98 - Public Works - Stormwater Work Order Construction Services (WORCS) - Northwest Area; And, Central, South, and East Area - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Kimmins Contracting Corporation in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 for the northwest area; and, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 for the central, south and east area.

k. Bid No. P-306-98 - Communications - Purchase Of T.V. Editing Equipment - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, The Whitlock Group, of Tampa, in the amount of $83,186.

l. Bid No. PC-314-98 - Public Works - Sidewalk Construction Program For Various Community Investment Tax (CIT) Projects (FY99) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Islander Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $763,918.

m. Bid No. P-320-98 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Division - Purchase Of An Open Air Trailer Mounted Incinerator - Award bid to the sole responsive and responsible bidder, Ringhaver Equipment Company, Riverview, in the amount of $26,175.

n. Bid No. P-340-98 - Parks and Recreation - Purchase Of Heavy Duty Riding Mowers - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Wesco Turf Inc., of Sarasota, in the amount of $132,010.17.

o. Bid No. C-536-99 - Real Estate - Sole Source For Automated Title Services - Approve agreement with Attorney's Title Insurance Fund Inc., for the provision of automated title services in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for a twelve-month period beginning with the County's ANotice to Proceed@. This agreement contains an option to renew for one additional year at the sole option of the County, at the same terms and conditions.

p. File No. P-537-99 - Solid Waste - Repair Of One Tire Shredding Machine - Award file to sole source Columbus McKinnon Corporation, Sarasota, in an amount not to exceed $46,610.46.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Paulette B. Gatlyn, Trustee, in the amount of $60,000 for right-of-way for Bloomingdale Avenue to Bell Shoals to Lithia-Pinecrest.

b. Approve and authorize Chairman to execute a Quit Claim Deed to FGHP Properties, Limited Partnership for a portion of the drainage right-of-way acquired in Sweetwater Creek Watershed project.

c. Approve contract with Peter Parrado, MAI (Parrado Appraisal Services) for real estate appraisal for the Providence Road, Bloomingdale Avenue to Providence Ridge project.

d. Adopt a resolution and approve contract with IMC Agrico for purchase of approximately 184 acres within the Little Manatee River Corridor site, in conjunction with the ELAP Program and the Save Our Rivers Program of Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), with a purchase price of $368,000. In addition to the standard transaction requirements, the contract has an acreage adjustment of up to 10 acres at $2,000 per acre and that the Seller will transfer their interest in a water use permit associated with the property. 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 to the transaction and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $12,000 for a total acquisition cost (including a maximum upward acreage adjustment of $20,000) not to exceed $400,000. The Board also authorizes staff to proceed in accordance with the Interlocal agreement with SWFWMD for reimbursement and the Chairman to execute the necessary documents for conveying the property to the District.

e. Adopt resolution and authorize the Chairman to execute the contract for purchase of approximately 31 acres in the Brooker Creek Headwaters Site owned by Ardeth and Richard Hope, in conjunction with the ELAP Program, with a purchase price of $498,000. In addition to the standard transaction requirements the contract provides for an acreage adjustment and future transaction in the event of a title dispute associated with the railroad right-of-way. Authorize the Chairman to execute the contract and other documents for this transaction provided they do not materially alter the agreement, acknowledges that it will not use its ownership to object to proposed uses of the retained property, and in accordance with the ELAPP Ordinances, the portion of the property being acquired west of the railroad right-of-way is designated an AAcquisition of Convenience@ so it can be available for other uses or sale. Authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the contract and payment of the transaction costs (not to exceed $12,000) and payment of the purchase price for a total acquisition cost not to exceed $510,000.

f. Adopt a resolution and approve contract with Cardnell Farms, a Florida Partnership, for purchase of approximately 820 acres within the Little Manatee River Corridor site, in conjunction with the ELAP Program and the Save Our Rivers Program of Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), with a purchase price of $2,615,800. In addition to the standard transaction requirements, the contract has an acreage adjustment of up to 60 acres at $3,190 per acre and the County will cooperate with the Seller to have this transaction treated as a A1031 Exchange@. 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 to the transaction and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $60,000 for a total acquisition cost (including a maximum upward acreage adjustment of $191,400) not to exceed $2,876,200. The Board also authorizes staff to proceed in accordance with the Interlocal agreement with SWFWMD for reimbursement and the Chairman to execute the necessary documents for conveying the property to the District.

g. Authorize the Real Estate Department to pursue the acquisition of an 8.23 acre parcel which has been offered to the County for the amount of unpaid real estate taxes. Further, authorize allocation of funds for this purpose from an appropriate funding source to be determined. At the present time, the amount of unpaid back taxes is $24,132.42. Additional closing expenses may bring the total expenditure to approximately $30,000. The subject parcel is east of the Brandon Town Center mall and has been identified as one of the parcels in the path of the future north/south road corridor for the Gornto Lake Road connection between the mall and State Road 60. This transaction provides an opportunity to secure advance ownership of needed right of way and eliminates the expenses associated with initiating eminent domain proceedings to acquire the property in the future.

h. Approve agreement between Hillsborough County (HC), City of Temple Terrace (CTT), and Temple Terrace Golf and County Club (TTGCC), as part of the Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale to 78th Street road improvement project. The agreement provides for the CTT and TTGCC to convey right-of-way and easements for stormwater ponds to HC. In return, TTGCC received $345,898 in compensation, as cost to cure damages, plus $5,156 in engineering fees. Also, HC is required to fund and construct a tunnel beneath Bullard Parkway to address safety concerns and to avoid a business damage claim. Based on a determination of the CTT, a second tunnel may be designed and constructed by HC at the sole expense of CTT. (Relates to I-A-2i)

i. Accept a proposal from Florida College in the amount of $575,000 to convey right-of-way to Hillsborough County for the widening of Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale to 78th Street; and, direct the Real Estate Department and the County Attorney's Office to prepare a purchase contract to complete the transaction. (Relates to I-A-2h)

j. Authorize acceptance of a sidewalk easement located on the east side of Hanna Road, donated by Robin and Robert Jackson.

I-A-3 Receive Status Report on Grant Applications In-Process.

I-A-4 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-5 Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to settle Claim for $10,000 for automobile accident involving a County vehicle driven by an Animal Services employee.

I-A-6 Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to settle Claim for $14,126.57 for automobile accident involving a County vehicle driven by a Tax Collector employee.

I-A-7 Approve recommendation of the County Insurance Committee to renew contract with UNUM Life Insurance Company of America for RFP No. C-106-96, for a one-year period beginning January 1, 1999, and ending December 31, 1999, in an estimated cost of $988,460, which represents a 15% increase in premiums.

I-A-8 Approve 2nd modification agreement with the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, increasing the agency's allocation from $915,250 to $924,203 to compensate for the market equity pay adjustment approved by the Board for performance pay and new pay for FY 99.

I-A-9 Approve the FY 99 budgets and the 1998 tax year assessments of the Special Dependent Districts indicated in agenda backup.

I-A-10 Approve Uniroyal Technology Corporation as a qualified applicant to the County's Employer's Water and Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Program. In accordance with the rules of the Programs, the County agrees to provide funding up to $10,500 to mitigate assessed development water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 50 quality new jobs with wages meeting or exceeding 115% of the County's annual average wage within 12-months of this development's completion (estimated to occur in February of 1999).

1-A-11 Approve contractual agreements with Gulf Ridge Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America to provide specialized social services to residents of Hillsborough County during the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $30,000. Unallocated Social Services RFA funding is available.

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

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

a. Health and Social Services - Accept and appropriate $75,946 of the Ryan White Title I Grant in accordance with the federal budget for the grant period March 1, 1998, through February 28, 1999.

b. Health and Social Services - Reappropriate grant fund totaling $35,273 for a revised grant budget of $82,688 for the Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAEP) for the fiscal period from October 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, with no County funds required.

c. Health and Social Services - Reappropriate $1,444,170 in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) grant carryover funds from FY 98 for fiscal period October 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-2 Department of Aging Services' CCE Program:

a. Approve 2nd amendment to rate agreement No. CCE 99-1 with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA), Inc., for the Department of Aging Services' CCE Program for the period of July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999, which decreases the Hillsborough County CCE spending authority from $1,484,220 to $1,234,698. Of the $1,234,698 allocation, $757,108 is for Core Services and $477,590 is for Case Management, with no additional County funds required.

b. Aging Services - Approve budget amendment resolution to decrease $249,531 in State General Revenue funds as per contract amendment and realign $27,726 in County funds for decrease in Required Cash Match as per amendment No. 2 to rate agreement No. CCE 99-1 with WCFAAA, Inc., and appropriate $39,476 of Co-Pay revenue.

I-B-3 Florida Yards And Neighborhoods Landscape Design Game:

a. Approve purchase order with Southwest Florida Water Management District for the period July 1998, to November 1998, for reimbursement of $2,806.01 for Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Landscape Design Game.

b. Cooperative Extension Service - Approve budget amendment resolution to accept and appropriate purchase order funds totaling $2,806.01 for Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program, with no County funds required.

I-B-4 Approve coordination contract with McClain, Inc., for transportation disadvantaged services for clients of McClain, Inc., for the period of December 1, 1998, through November 30, 2001. The contract provides for McClain Inc., to provide transportation for its clients and comply with state and local requirements for these services. Services are funded through other sources available to the agency, with no County funds required.

I-B-5 Approve coordination contract with Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc., for transportation disadvantaged services for clients of Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc., for the period of December 1, 1998, through November 30, 2001. The contract provides for Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc., to provide transportation for its clients and comply with state and local requirements for these services. Services are funded through other sources available to the agency, with no County funds required.

I-B-6 Approve coordination contract with Hillsborough Association for Retarded Citizens, for transportation disadvantaged services for clients of Hillsborough Association for Retarded Citizens, for the period of December 1, 1998, through November 30, 2001. The contract provides for Hillsborough Association for Retarded Citizens, to provide transportation for its clients and comply with state and local requirements for these services. Services are funded through other sources available to the agency, with no County funds required.

I-B-7 Approve coordination contract with Tampa United Methodist Centers, Inc., for transportation disadvantaged services for clients of Tampa United Methodist Centers, Inc., for the period of December 1, 1998, through November 30, 2001. The contract provides for Tampa United Methodist Centers, Inc., to provide transportation for its clients and comply with state and local requirements for these services. Services are funded through other sources available to the agency, with no County funds required.

I-B-8 Approve contract with the Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc., (DACCO) for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $54,000 ($45,000 federal and $9,000 required match provided by DACCO) to provide substance abuse counseling and treatment services, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-9 Approve modification No. 04 amending the County's current FY 98-99 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs to realign $150,000 in existing grant dollars to fund projected program expenditures for the period April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

I-C-1 Approve Hillsborough County Agreement, Land-Use Restriction Agreement and Mortgage Documents with TWC Eighty-Three Limited Partnership, for construction of the Windemere Apartment Community and authorize the Chairman to execute future related financing documents pertaining to this project.

I-C-2 Approve agreement with Self Reliance, Inc., which provides $20,000 for 12 home modifications for persons with disabilities.

I-C-3 Approve 3rd amendment to the Wolf Branch Habitat Enhancement Project Interlocal Agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District and Hillsborough County extending the completion date to December 31, 2001.

I-C-4 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with M. Tomasella & Company of Florida, Inc., the clearing and planting of various sites located in the medians on US 301 from Gibsonton Drive to Bloomingdale Avenue, decreasing contract amount by $8,413, with no increase in overall contract time is requested.

I-C-5 Vandenburg Airport:

a. Approve budget amendment resolution to appropriate $200,000 from revenues received from the Aviation Authority for the County to undertake project development and environmental study in the vicinity of Vandenburg Airport.

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

I-C-6 Approve Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant agreement with the Florida Department of Community Affairs for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $99,274.

I-C-7 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with J. W. Conner & Sons, Inc., for construction of the CR 39 & Keysville Road Intersection Improvements project, decreasing the amount by $45,516.94, increasing the contract time by 57 days and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-8 Approve Change Order No.1 (Final) to contract with Hubbard Construction Company for construction of the Henderson Road from north of Waters to Linebaugh Avenue project, decreasing contract amount by $588,162.27, increasing contract time by 70 days and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-9 Approve subgrant application requesting $20,000 from Highway Safety Funds with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for purchase of one SMART Trailer and one Laser Speed and Distance Measurement Gun.

I-C-10 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Air Masters of Tampa Bay, Inc., for Hillsborough County Cooperative Extension - HVAC Ductwork Replacement project, decreasing the contract amount by $2,032 as indicated in Background.

I-C-11 Approve renewal of agreement with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Mounted Posse to allow the POSSE to continue to use 1.6 acres of County property adjacent and to the east of the Hillsborough Heights/Taylor Road Landfills as a meeting and training facility, and amend the agreement to provide for three, three-year renewal periods. This renewal will begin with the first three-year renewal period.

I-C-12 Establishment of six new Capacity Assessment Units:

a. Adopt the Initial Assessment Resolutions for the following Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Units as the initial procedure in creating a Municipal Service Benefit Unit under Ordinance 96-7.

b. Approve setting a public hearing date of December 16, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., to consider adopting the Final Assessment Resolutions required by Ordinance 96-7 to create each benefit unit and to implement assessments against each property within each benefit unit for collection of Capacity and Accrued Guaranteed Revenue Fees.

I-C-13 Approve setting a public hearing date of December 16, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., to consider adopting an ordinance establishing the Governmental Utility Authority (GUA).

I-C-14 Approve the ALicense and Hold Harmless Agreement' with Heather Lakes at Brandon Community Association Inc., to authorize replacement of the fencing and gates at the Heather Lakes West Pumping Station (County Facility Number E-54B), at no cost to the County.

I-C-15 Defer until December 2, 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 November 5 meeting)

I-C-16 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute 1st modification agreement to the Miscellaneous Engineering Services for Small Business Enterprises with Chitester and Associates, which will extend the contract term for two years. The maximum fee payable to the firm will not exceed $200,000 for the two-year renewal period.

I-C-17 Old Gandy Bridge

a. Public Works/Engineering Division - Approve budget amendment resolution to appropriate $85,008 to provide for inspection and testing services to rehabilitate the Old Gandy Bridge.

b. Approve work order to Wade-Trim to provide these services in the amount of $85,008.

I-C-18 Receive report regarding the Water Department performance audit update, as requested by the BOCC on April 15, 1998. (Deferred from November 5 meeting)

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 SETTING OF PUBLIC HEARINGS:

a. Approve setting a public hearing for December 16, 1998, at 2:00 p.m. to consider an amendment to the County's False Alarm User Fee Ordinance which will create an exemption to the County's False Alarm fee for governmental public facilities.

b. Approve setting a public hearing on December 2, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., for an Ordinance establishing the Pine Meadows Special Dependent District.

I-E-2 Approve amended Hearing Officer Agreements for which the Board voted on September 2, 1998, to increase the Land Use, Vested Rights, and Phosphate Hearing Officers' pay.

I-E-3 Authorize and direct the Hillsborough County Attorney's Office, as a prerequisite to a proposed settlement of pending eminent domain lawsuit, Hillsborough County v. Paul R. Grasser, et al., to cause a notice to be published pursuant to Florida Statutes, Section 125.37; and, execute the notice for such publication.

I-E-4 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to appeal the circuit court's decision on Hillsborough County's Motion to Strike Amended Affidavit of Costs as to Parcel 113/713 in the eminent domain lawsuit of Hillsborough County v. David A. Banning, et al.

I-E-5 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle case Anderson/Tampa (II) Joint Venture, a Florida joint venture; and its venture partners, R.E. Corp., a Delaware corporation, and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, a Wisconsin corporation, v. KBHS, INC., f/k/a Kaufman and Broad Home Systems, Inc., a California corporation; and Hillsborough County, Florida, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, Case #93-4416-F, in the amount of $134,163.50.

I. F. OTHER OFFICES

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

a. Environmental Protection Commission - Appropriate $38,000 from the Pollution Recovery Fund (Escrow Account) for the multiple proposals to be carried out by the City of Tampa and departments of Hillsborough County.

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

I-G-1 Receipt of Official Board Records:

a. List of "Land Available for Taxes" in accordance with Florida Statutes.

b. Property Appraiser's Constitutional Officers Financial Report of Revenues and Expenditures and excess funds for Fiscal Year 1997-98 pursuant to Section 218.36 Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

c. Tax Collector's Constitutional Officers Financial Report of Revenues and Expenditures and excess income for Fiscal Year ended September 30, 1998, as required by Section 218.36, Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

d. Clerk of Circuit Court Constitutional Officers Financial Report of Revenues and Expenditures for the period October 1, 1997 through September 30, 1998 and payment of excess fees for the above mentioned period, in accordance with Chapter 218.36, Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

e. Sheriff's Office Constitutional Officers Financial Report of Revenues and Expenditures and excess income for Fiscal Year 1997 - 1998 in accordance with Sections 218.36 and 30.50(6) Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

f. Hillsborough County Children's Board's Financial Report for Fiscal Quarter ended September 30, 1998 pursuant to Section 7 of County Ordinance No. 88-28. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

g. Cheval West Community Development District's minutes of the meeting held on September 21, 1998. (Minutes to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

I-G-2 Approve budget amendments appropriating additional funds in the budgets of various Departments/agencies to provide for year-end pre-audit closeout and statutory compliance of the County's financial records for fiscal year 1997-98 as detailed in agenda backup.

I-G-3 Preapproval to release warrants and direct deposits under dates of November 10-16; November 17 - 23; and November 24 - 30, 1998 with ratification at the next Regular BOCC Meeting.

I-G-4 Approve minutes:

Public Hearing/Tampa Bay Water Projects September 23, 1998
Regular Meeting October 07, 1998

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

III-1 Consider proposed amendment to the Northdale Special Dependent District Ordinance, Ord. 92-36, to delete existing language that imposes trustee term limits, consistent with all other ordinances establishing other special dependent districts and to receive any comments from interested persons who request an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. (Advertised to be heard at 11:00 a.m.)

III-2 Consider proposed ordinance creating the East Lake Park Special Dependent District and to receive any comments from interested persons who request an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. (Advertised to be heard at 11:00 a.m.)

III-3 Open and continue to December 2, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., public hearing to repeal existing Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Ordinance 95-1 and implementing a new ordinance pertaining to Hillsborough County's Code Enforcement System. (Advertised to be heard at 11:00 a.m.)

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. 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 November 5 meeting, to be heard at ) (To be heard at 10:30 a.m.)

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 November 5 meeting, to be heard at 10:45 a.m.)

V-B-2 Consider staff recommendations regarding Hunger Task Force recommendations. (Deferred from November 5 meeting, to be heard at 10:15 a.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Notice of Termination of the contract with Morgan Construction Corporation for renovations to Midway Fire Station project, in accordance with the terms of the contract and for reasons explained in the Background; and, further authorize staff to pursue appropriate legal remedies, including the filing of a lawsuit if necessary, to protect the County's rights and interests in this matter.

V-C-2 Report and recommendations regarding Sweetwater Creek silting. (Deferred from November 5 meeting, to be heard at 11:30 a.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Approve scheduling of the following workshop (Requires super majority vote):

a. Connection Incentives

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.

a. Letter received from Warren H. Newell, Board of County Commissioners, Palm Beach County, District III, regarding Pawn Shops. Staff recommends referral to Community Improvement Department for review and recommendation. (Deferred from November 5 meeting)

VI-4 Discussion regarding writing a letter to the Temple Terrace City Council asking them to consider naming the new Temple Terrace Arts Center after Mayor Bob Woodard. (Comm. Norman)

VI-5 Discussion regarding relocation of the All People's Life Center (APLC) to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) property. (Comm. Norman)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

NOTE: Workshop on Community Investment Tax will be heard at 1:30 p.m.
Farewell ceremony for outgoing Commissioners will be at 4:00 p.m.

ADDENDUM TO NOVEMBER 12, 1998 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

V-A-2 Resolutions authorizing borrowings from the Pooled Commercial Paper Loan Program.

V-C-3 Discussion regarding settlement of cases: Hillsborough County v. Geraci's; Geraci's v. Hillsborough County.

V-D-2 Discussion of workshop on 2020 Transportation Plan.

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

I-A-1j Bid No. PC-299-98 with Kimmins Contracting Corporation for the northwest area - DEFER UNTIL DECEMBER 2, 1998 -

I-A-2h agreement between Hillsborough County (HC), City of Temple Terrace (CTT), and Temple Terrace Golf and County Club (TTGCC), as part of the Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale to 78th Street road improvement project - DEFER UNTIL DECEMBER 2, 1998 -

I-A-2i proposal from Florida College to convey right-of-way to Hillsborough County for the widening of Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale to 78th Street- DEFER UNTIL DECEMBER 2, 1998 -

I-C-13 Setting a public hearing to consider adopting an ordinance establishing the Governmental Utility Authority (GUA). -

DELETE FROM AGENDA -

I-C-15 Kathleen Reese's request for reimbursement of attorney's fees - DEFER UNTIL DECEMBER 2, 1998 -

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

V-C-2 Report and recommendations regarding Sweetwater Creek silting - MOVE FROM 11:30 A.M. TO 11:15 A.M. TIME CERTAIN -

MOVE FROM CONSENT TO BE HEARD AT 10:00 A.M.

I-A-10 Uniroyal Technology Corporation as a qualified applicant to the County's Employer's Water and Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Program. (Comm. Platt)

I-C-18 Report regarding the Water Department performance audit update. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:00 a.m.. Items moved from Consent

10:15 a.m. V-B-2 Staff recommendations regarding Hunger Task Force recommendations

10:30 a.m. V-A-1a Requisition regarding Pharmacy Advisor Services.

10:45 a.m. V-B-1 Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Social Services, General & Financial Assistance Policy Manual.

11:00 a.m. III-1 Proposed amendment to the Northdale Special Dependent District Ordinance, Ord. 92-36.

III-2 Proposed ordinance creating the East Lake Park Special Dependent District .

III-3 Open and continue to December 2, 1998, at 2:00, public hearing on Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Ordinance 95-1.

11:15 a.m. V-C-2 Report regarding Sweetwater Creek silting.

11:30 a.m. V-C-3 Discussion regarding settlement of cases: Hillsborough County v. Geraci's; Geraci's v. Hillsborough County.

1:30 p.m. Workshop on Community Investment Tax.

4:00 p.m. Farewell ceremony for outgoing Commissioners.

A D J O U R N M E N T




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