Archived Agendas

Wednesday, February 3, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PLAQUE PRESENTED TO JOHN WARD IN RECOGNITION OF ABBOTT LABORATORIES' GENEROUS DONATION OF $65,000 AND 400 WORKERS TO RENOVATE THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES CARROLLWOOD CAMPUS.

AWARD OF APPRECIATION PRESENTED TO COMMISSIONER JAN PLATT FOR HER SERVICE TO THE HILLSBOROUGH RIVER INTERLOCAL PLANNING BOARD, PRESENTED BY MS. SYLVIA ESPINOLA, CHAIRWOMAN OF THE HILLSBOROUGH RIVER TECHNICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING FEBRUARY 5, 1999, AS A DAY TO HONOR THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND COMMENDS THE EFFORTS OF THE BLACK HERITAGE CELEBRATION COMMITTEE AND OTHERS WHO SEEK TO PRESERVE THIS LEGACY.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 7-13, 1999, AS BURN AWARENESS WEEK IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, PRESENTED TO EDMOND L. BIDOUL JR., POTENTATE, EGYPT SHRINERS.

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 FOLLOWING CHANGES TO THE AGENDA.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.

CONSENT AGENDA

I. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

I-A-1 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. Bid No. C-244-93 - Communications - Cost-Per-Copy Copier Contract - Approve 4th modification to contract with Danka Industries which extends the contract for a one-month period and increases the upset limit for the current year by an amount not-to-exceed $106,300 at the unit cost of .06 per copy for approximately 1,533,333 copies, and adds a $100 per machine removal fee effective February 15, 1999, for the one-month period.

b. RFP No. C-103-95 - Health & Social Services - Provision Of Third Party Administration - Approve 2nd renewal and 2nd modification to existing contract with Administrative Services, Inc., for a one-year period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $2,074,345.50, and to revise the manner of compensation as specified in Background.

c. Bid No. C-193-96 - Water - Landscape Maintenance Services - Approve novation agreement between Timberline Enterprises, Timberline Landscape Management, Inc., and the County, for south/central area water and wastewater facilities by registered small business enterprises.

d. RFQ No. C-597-97 - Public Affairs - Request For Qualifications, Federal Lobbying Services - Approve renewal of contract with Alcalde and Fay for a period of one-year beginning March 2, 1999, and ending March 1, 2000, in the amount of $74,400 plus preapproved expenses not to exceed $2,000 in accordance with Florida Statutes at the same terms and conditions. The renewal would utilize the 1st of two one-year renewal options.

e. Bid No. PC-101-98 - Parks & Recreation - Term Contract For Fencing At Various County Parks (1998) - Approve renewal of award with Smith Industries, Inc., d/b/a Smith Fencing Company, for an additional one-year period or a maximum amount of $561,795, as explained in Background.

f. Bid No. PC-121-98, CIP No. 54202 - Solid Waste - the Hillsborough Heights Landfill Leachate Tank Containment Area project - Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Baker Construction, Inc., decreasing contract amount by $419.71, increasing contract time by 12 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in Background.

g. Bid No. PC-308-98, CIP No. 64014 - Public Works - Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program (FY 99) - Waive minor deviation and award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Carl Hankins, Inc., in the amount of $400,000. (Deferred from January 6 meeting)

h. Bid No. P-532-99 - Public Works/Mosquito Control Section - Purchase Of Herbicides And Insecticides For A One-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidders, in accordance to bid summary in agenda backup. The total estimated award amount is $512,216.20. Further, reject bid from Clarke Mosquito Control Products, for bid items 12 and 16, for reasons stated in Background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

i. Bid No. P-534-99 - Purchasing - Purchase Of A Broadcast Quality Video/Computer Graphics Display System - Reject all bids received for reasons stated in Background.

j. Bid No. S-541-99 - Aging Services - Provision Of Personal Care Services To Functionally Impaired Senior Citizens Of Hillsborough County - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Tampa Bay Health Care Services, Inc., d/b/a TGC Home Health Care, at the unit prices per bid summary in an amount not to exceed $208,120 for a one-year period from the effective date of the County's notice to proceed. This contract contains two one-year renewal options, at the sole option of the County, at the same terms and conditions. Further, authorize the Purchasing Director to increase the not-to-exceed amount up to $100,000 in the event additional grant funds become available during the term of this contract, without further action by the Board. This funding increase is applicable to the grant fiscal year in which the additional funding is provided.

k. File No. SP-002-99 - Fleet Management - Sale Of Surplus Vehicles And Miscellaneous Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 72 items of Surplus Vehicles and Miscellaneous Equipment pursuant to Sections 274.06, Florida Statutes by public auction at Tampa Machinery Auction. Further, authorize the BOCC Clerk to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

l. Bid No. P-570-99 - Tax Collector - Publication Of Delinquent Tax Lists For 1998 Tax Year - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, The Tampa Tribune, The Tribune Co, Tampa Florida, at the rate of 31 cents per square for all insertions of the publication of delinquent real estate property tax lists and 30 cents for tangible personal property tax lists. Bids are based on an estimate of 59,850 square inches of Real Property Tax Lists and an estimate of 11,550 square inches of Tangible Personal Property Tax Lists. The estimated total award for all insertions is $59,125.50

m. File No. P-586-99 - Public Safety/Security Services Operations - Purchase Of X-Ray Security Scanner Equipment - Approve sole source from EG&G Astrophysics, Bethesda, MD, in the amount of $28,068.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Accept a utility easement being donated by Westbrook Westchase, L. P. For the purpose of providing the conveyance of utilities required for proposed plat of Westchase Section 323. Subject site is located adjacent to Section 323 and within the existing plat of Westchase Unit 322 in northwest Hillsborough County.

b. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a three-year lease with Madison Building, Inc., for the Health & Social Services Department offices at 412 Madison Street, Tampa. The monthly rent is $2,895 for 3,474 square feet of space, which equates to $10 per square foot, full service.

c. Approve easement agreement granted by Barry Pilkington as Trustee to Crescent Resources, Inc., and Hillsborough County, for the Falkenburg Road Extension Project (between Palm River Road and Leroy Selmon Expressway) and authorize staff to accept the instruments of conveyance. (Deferred from January 20 meeting)

d. Accept perpetual utility easement with rights of ingress and egress from Melbourne-Cury Corp., a Florida Corporation, for the purpose of providing service and maintenance to a Backflow Preventor. The subject property is located on the south side of Big Bend Road, approximately 137 feet east of US Route 301.

e. Accept a Special Warranty Deed from Westbrook Westchase, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, for conveyance of Montague Street extension as identified on the approved Westchase Development's Certified Site Plan.

f. Accept a deed for the dedication of a 10.06 acre neighborhood park site from Fishhawk Communities Limited Partnership. Subject dedication is being made in accordance with requirements of the Development Order for Fish Hawk Ranch and to comply with the park property assessment requirements of the Hillsborough County Park Site Improvement Program.

g. Approve contract with Florida College, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation in the amount of $575,000 that provides for acquisition of right-of-way as part of the Bullard Parkway, Ridgedale Drive to 78th Street project. As part of the contract, the County is required to delete one median opening from the construction plan and to construct a median and a driveway at another location. Further, authorize processing the instruments of conveyance.

h. Approve and authorize Chairman to execute the Miscellaneous Professional Surveying and Mapping Services Agreements with: PBS & J, BHI, a Florida Corporation, Heidt & Associates, Inc., Weidener Surveying & Mapping, Brooks and Amaden, Inc., Cumbey & Fair, Inc., Pickett and Associates, inc., Redman Consultants, Inc., D.C. Johnson & Associates, Inc., Tomasino, EMK Consultants of Florida, Inc., FLD & E Surveying, Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc.

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

a. Information & Technology Services - Appropriate $1,546,601 from a reserve set aside for Y2K compliance.

b. Management & Budget - Reappropriate $257,349 from funds set aside for reappropriation to provide funding for outstanding prior year commitments.

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 Defer until February 17 Status Report on Grant Applications In-Process.

I-A-6 Approve and authorize 1st modification to the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) non-financial agreement between the County, the Workforce Development Board, the Department of Education of Florida and Hillsborough Community College, to increase training costs by $8,500 (from $63,250 to a maximum contract amount not to exceed $71,750), to provide supplemental textbooks and uniforms to JTPA participants currently attending HCC, with no cost to the County.

I-A-7 Authorize the Chairman to sign two agreements which implement the prior BOCC's selection of Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (CIGNA) to act as the administrator of the County's Group Health Plan, including Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reform Act (COBRA).

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

I-B-1 Approve agreement in the amount of $600,000 in Drug Abuse Trust Funds with Pulitzer/Bogard & Associates, L.L.C., for the period February 1, 999, through January 31, 2000, for a feasibility study on the need for a felony adult assessment center/contractual release program including program design, appropriate release options and implementation strategy.

I-B-2 Amendment to Notice of Grant Award:

a. Approve 3rd amendment to the Notice of Grant Award with the Corporation for National Service, which increases the Federal award by $2,407 for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, for a revised total program amount of $257,397 of which $82,639 is Federal, $33,384 required cash match, $2,200 is budgeted in-kind, and $139,174 additional County support, with no additional County funds required.

b. Aging Services - Approve budget amendment resolution to accept and appropriate $2,407 in Federal funds as per Amendment #3 to Grant Award with the Corporation for National Services for the RSVP for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999.

I-B-3 Approve Head Start grant proposal for cost-of-living increase in the amount of $195,461 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999. Grant proposal requires a grantee County match of $22,423.

I-B-4 Approve 5th modification to Agreement #96-0306 with Francis House, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of Respite Care services for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County from $55,874 to $61,874, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-5 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0375 with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, increasing the maximum amount payable for client legal advocacy from $39,187 to $45,187 for the period ending February 28, 1999, and renew the agreement for the period beginning and March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of client legal advocacy services in the amount of $39,187, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-6 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0377 with Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of case management services in the maximum amount of $69,893, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-7 Approve 5th modification to Agreement #97-0380 with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of food in the maximum amount of $72,124, and case management in the maximum amount of $24,767 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-8 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0463 with LifePath, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of hospice care services in the amount of $1,000 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-9 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0464 with American Preferred Prescription, Florida, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of medication services from $90,453 to $227,453, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-10 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0465 with Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of client legal advocacy in the maximum amount of $16,745, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-11 Approve 4th modification to Agreement #97-0466 with Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of substance abuse treatment/ counseling services in the maximum amount of $47,737, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-12 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0528 with The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of hospice care services in the amount of $1,000, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-13 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-0594 with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the maximum amount $67,857 for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-14 Approve 2nd modification to Agreement #97-1206 with St. Anthony's Hospital, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the maximum amount of $131,256, and primary care services specifically for women, infants, and children in the maximum amount of $158,720, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-15 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #97-1207 with Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary care services in the amount of $107,747, medications in the amount of $312,769, substance abuse treatment/counseling in the amount of $64,103, and dental service in the amount of $41,209, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-16 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0335 with Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, increasing the maximum amount payable from $27,797 to $30,797 for the period beginning March 1, 1998, and ending February 28, 1999, and renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of client legal advocacy in the maximum amount of $27,797, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-17 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0336 with AIDS Service Association of Pinellas, Inc., d/b/a/ AIDS Community Project of Tampa Bay under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of case management services in the maximum amount of $67,864 for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-18 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0337 with EMPACT Resource Service Center, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of inmate case management services in the maximum amount of $35,615 for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-19 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0338 with Family Enrichment Center, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of respite care services in the maximum amount of $98.088 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-20 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0339 with the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for provision of Mental Health Counseling services from $43,670 to $18,670. Approve renewal of agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of terminally-ill housing in the amount of $19,065, and mental health counseling in the amount of $43,670 for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-21 Approve 2nd modification to Agreement #98-0340 with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., d/b/a Tampa General HealthCare, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the amount of $250,999, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-22 Approve 2nd modification to Agreement #98-0342 with United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of respite care services in the maximum amount of $42,608 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County only, and $50,000 for eligible individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando Counties, with no County funds required.

I-B-23 Approve 2nd modification to Agreement #98-0345 with Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Mental Health Services, Inc., d/b/a Gulf Coast Community Care, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of case management services in the amount of $34,625, mental health counseling in the amount of $20,029, food services in the amount of $17,653, and transportation in the amount of $34,855, and housing in the amount of $9,766, for HIV+ individuals in Pasco and Hernando Counties, with no County funds required.

I-B-24 Approve 2nd modification to Agreement #98-0346 with Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of nutrition services in the amount of $17,808, dental services in the amount of $50,000, with dental and nutrition services for eligible individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando Counties; medications in the amount of $168,733, and mental health counseling in the amount of $24,867, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-25 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0347 with the University of South Florida, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the maximum amount of $149,111, for HIV+individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-26 Approve 2nd modification to Agreement #98-0350 with St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the maximum amount of $135,458, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-27 Approve 4th modification to Agreement #98-0353 with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of case management in the maximum amount of $112,604, mental health in the maximum amount of $128,979, housing in the maximum amount of $100,576, and food in the maximum amount of $30,779, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-28 Approve 1st modification to Agreement $98-0354 with People of Color AIDS Coalition, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of food services in the maximum amount of $108,639, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-29 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0355 with Department of Health, Pinellas County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the maximum amount of $44,205, and medications in the maximum amount of $212,563 for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-30 Approve 3rd modification to Agreement #98-0623 with Florida Department of Health, Hernando County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care in the amount of $71,968, and primary medical care specifically for women, infants, and children in the amount of $34,687, for HIV+ individuals in Hernando County, with no County funds required.

I-B-31 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0625 with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of primary medical care services in the maximum amount of $109,692 for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

I-B-32 Approve 1st modification to Agreement #98-0992 with Francis House, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, renewing the agreement for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, for provision of mental health services in the maximum amount of $37,766 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-33 Approve agreement with the Department of Health, Pasco County Health Department for provision of HIV+ related Primary Medical Care services in Pasco County in an amount not to exceed $33,408 and for provision of primary medical care services specifically for HIV+ women, infants, and children in Pasco County in an amount not to exceed $59,063, for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-34 Approve agreement with EMPACT Resource Services Center, Inc., for provision of HIV inmate case management services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, in an amount not to exceed $56,983, for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-35 Approve grant agreement with Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged for the period from January 1, 1999, through December 31, 1999, for grant funds in the amount of $925,787 with a required County match of $102,865. This funding is provided to the County as community transportation coordinator to provide transportation disadvantaged service to eligible clients and to purchase capital equipment for this program.

I-B-36 Approve agreement with Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc., under Title I of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of housing services to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County in an amount not to exceed $104,000, for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-37 Approve agreement with AIDS Service Association of Pinellas, Inc., d/b/a AIDS Community Project of Tampa Bay, under Title I of the Ryan White CARE Act, for provision of case management services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County in an amount not to exceed $69,630, for the period beginning March 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-38 Approve Amendment I to Contract with the Department of Children & Families for Child Care Licensing during the period from July 1, 1998, through June 20, 1999, which realigns the line item grant budget but does not change the total contract amount of $165,000.

I-B-39 Due to the length of the BOCC meeting, staff recommends deferral until February 17 of report and recommendations regarding remediation of transportation problems for the disadvantaged.

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

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

a. Public Works - Appropriate $258,205 in Grant Beginning Fund Balance and realign $86,162 in revenues in the State Mosquito Control Fund and the State Aquatic Plant Control Grant Fund to bring the current budget in line with actuals and allow the prior year grant awards to be fully expended.

b. Water - Appropriate $93,000 to provide for modifications to the Bahia Beach Wastewater Utility System. Funds are provided by Utility System Rate Stabilization Fund's Other Designated Contingency Reserve account.

I-C-2 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $3,213 against property located at 12723 Ola Avenue , Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one concrete block dwelling and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-3 Approve modification of agreement with Sherwood Lake Limited Partnership for rehabilitation of the Sherwood Lake Apartments to include County's MBE goals and Federal Davis-Bacon wage requirements with no change in funding.

I-C-4 Approve contract with the University Area Community Development Corporation to identify the services the University Area Community Development Corporation will be providing in exchange for the $270,000 that the Board appropriated for the University Area Community Development Corporation as part of the FY 1999 Adopted Budget.

I-C-5 Approve the State and Local Assistance Program Grant agreement with the Florida Department of Community Affairs to support local Emergency Management activities. This grant is for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $91,015. Total grant is in the amount of $182,030 of which $91,015 is the required County match.

I-C-6 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Islander Construction Services, Inc. for construction of the Sidewalk Construction Program for Various Community Investment Tax (CIT) Projects 1998, increasing contract amount by $10,620.47 with no change in project duration.

I-C-7 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Steve's Excavating & Paving for construction of Lynn Turner Road Safety Improvements contract, increasing contract amount by $55,643.58, increasing contract time by 73 days and adjusting milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-8 Approve Change Order No. 3 to contract with Hubbard Construction Company for construction of the Linebaugh Avenue (Sheldon to Henderson) Roadway Improvement project, increasing contract amount by $23,158 with no change in contract duration.

I-C-9 Approve joint project agreement with the City of Tampa for relocation of the City's water main facilities in conjunction with the Bearss Avenue/Duck Pond Phase II Drainage Improvements.

I-C-10 Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the 1st modification agreement to the Miscellaneous Professional Services Agreement for Miscellaneous Water/Wastewater/Reclaimed Water-Pipelines and Routine Projects with Knepper & Willard, Inc.

I-C-11 Approve 2nd amendment to the SWFWMD Cooperative Funding Agreement for the design and construction of the Central Hillsborough County Reuse System Project. The Cooperative Funding Agreement provides the County a $3,500,000 reimbursable cost share to fund the expansion of the Central Reuse System.

I-C-12 Accept recommendation of the Emergency Medical Planning Council (EMPC) to approve application of Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., d/b/a Tampa General Healthcare for Air Medical Transportations (Aeromed).

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I-D-1 Approve and authorize the Chair to execute agreement with artist Candace Knapp for creation and installation of public art at the main Courthouse, 419 Pierce Street.

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the attorney's fees and costs entitlement in the case of Segundo and Oneida Perez v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 95-3105 Div. J, for settlement amount of $55,764.40.

I. F. OTHER OFFICES

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

a. Court Administrator - Appropriate $712,963 in special restricted Court funds to complete projects or contracts planned to be complete in FY 98 but not finalized at year-end.

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. List of ALands Available for Taxes@ in accordance with Florida Statutes.

b. Investment Information Schedules for December 1998.

c. Court Improvement Project Fund Annual Financial Report for FY98.

d. Financial Statements for the following Special Districts for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 1998, as required by County Ordinances.

- Brandon Groves
- Indian Hills-Hickory Ridge II
- Country Run
- Logan Gate Village

e. Minutes of the meetings of the following Community Development Districts.

C Cheval West - November 9, 28, 1998
C Heritage Isles - October 30, December 1, 7, 11,1998
C Tampa Palms Open Space & Transportation - August 18, 1998
C Westchase - November 3, 1998
C Westchase East - October 6, November 4, 11, 24, 1998

I-G-2 Satisfactions of Claim/Judgment covering payment of cost for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

I-G-3 Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory.

I-G-4 Approval to remit $2,441.45 to the Clerk of Circuit Court for properties on which no bids were received at the tax deed sale of January 11, 1999.

I-G-5 Accept into official board records County Audit Report #76A (follow-up to report #53A), Animal Services Cash Controls, Clerk of Circuit Court - Addendum.

I-G-6 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of January 26 - February 1, 1999, to be released February 3, 1999.

I-G-7 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting December 16, 1998

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

2:00pm III-1 Consider public comment regarding requests from repetitive-loss flood victims to receive supplemental funding from the State's Division of Housing and Community Development, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. At the conclusion of public comment, authorize transmittal of respective requests (on or before February 13, 1999) and the Chairman to sign the State's CDBG signature form.

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES
(Time Certain)

10:45am IV-1 Appearance by Elvin Martinez, Jr., to present the annual report from the Cable Advisory Committee.

1:30pm IV-2 Appearance by Shirley A. Ryals or Frank Miller, Co-Chairs of the Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Initiative Committee, to present a “Millennium Initiative” update/report and request for the Board to adopt a joint resolution regarding the commencement and celebration of the next millennium.

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve and authorize execution of a license agreement for a cell phone tower on County-owned real estate located on N. Dale Mabry Hwy., at Fletcher Ave. The property is the site of a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Station. The rent for the 2,934.77 sf. site is $12,000 per year plus 20% of any rent paid by co-locators on the tower. The term is for five years and six options to renew for five years each with a 20% increase in rent each term. The agreement requires the re-paving of the parking lot and driveways at the station. (Deferred from January 6 meeting)

10:30am b. Report and recommendation regarding acquisition of site for a South County Regional Service Center/HARTline Facilities.

4:00pm c. Report and recommendation regarding Sun City Center site for the Fire Station Project.

V-A-2 PURCHASING ITEM;

a. RFP No. C-236-98 - Purchasing - Facilities Management Printing Services For Hillsborough County - Award request to Savin Corporation, the best proposer, in an amount not to exceed $4,492,053.80 for a contract term effective with the date of the County's ANotice to Proceed@ and remain in effect for five years. At the sole option of the County, this contract may be extended for two additional one-year periods, at the same terms and conditions. Additionally, the County reserves the right to research prevailing rates prior to any contract extension and negotiate lower rates commensurate with the movement of the market since contract award.

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Approve and execute Modification No. 1 to settlement agreement with the City of Tampa which establishes a set rate of $32.07 a ton for processable and nonprocessable solid waste delivered by the City of Tampa to the Hillsborough County Southeast County Landfill (SECLF) during the City of Tampa's waste-to-energy facility retrofit and limits the charge for and quantity of processable solid waste delivered to the City by the County, and to the County by the City.

V-C-2 Report from the Gandy Bridge Committee regarding turning Gandy Bridge into a state park. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Adopt BOCC policy whereby citizen complaints against County Administrator employee(s) and/or department(s) will be handled in accordance with the procedure outlined in Administrative Directive #173. (Deferred from January 6 meeting)

2:15pm

V-D-2 Discussion regarding language for hospital lien bill.

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

4:30pm

V-E-1 Accept status report on the Peer Review process. Further, delegate to the County Administrator the authority to: (1) decide if the County should agree to extend the time necessary for the parties participating in Peer Review to select a panel and to define the panel's task; and, (2) execute the interlocal agreement agreeing that the County will pay its share of the cost for Peer Review. (To be heard in conjunction with VI-8) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

V. F. OTHER OFFICES

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

V-G-1 Accept into official board records County Audit Report #76 (follow-up to report #53), Animal Services Cash Controls.

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. Receive correspondence from James Verplanck, Chairman, Polk County Joint Airport Zoning Board (JAZB), appealing for Hillsborough County's support in requesting an Attorney General Opinion regarding the extent of jurisdiction of the (JAZB) in Hillsborough County. (Deferred from January 20 meeting)

b. Receive correspondence from Kim D. Leinbach, City Manager, City of Temple Terrace, regarding the City's support for the extension of the 18-year old Apennies for potholes@ tax. Staff recommends that a letter under the Chairman's signature be sent to the Temple Terrace Mayor advising that this issue will be scheduled on February 10 during the Workshop on the Mobility Study (Transportation Workshop IV) inviting their participation.

VI-4 Discussion regarding reprogramming of State High Speed Rail funds. (Comm. Hart) (Additional material to be provided by County Administrator)

VI-5 Discussion regarding potential abuse of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. (Comm. Platt)

VI-6 Discussion regarding meeting place for Homeowner Associations. (Comm. Norman)

3:15pm

VI-7 Discussion regarding Tampa Interstate Study Master Plan/I-4 Corridor through Ybor City. (Comm. Scott)

4:30pm

VI-8 Discussion regarding staff support for Tampa Bay Water. (Comm. Frank) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

1:45pm

VII-1 Report regarding potbellied pigs.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

10:30 a.m. V-A-1b Report and recommendation regarding acquisition of site for a South County Regional Service Center/HARTline Facilities.

10:45 a.m. IV-1 Appearance by Elvin Martinez, Jr., to present the annual report from the Cable Advisory Committee.

11:00 a.m. Items Removed From Consent Agenda.

1:30 p.m. IV-2 Appearance by Shirley Ryals or Frank Miller Co-Chairs of the Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Initiative Committee.

1:45 p.m. VII-1 Report regarding potbellied pigs.

2:00 p.m. III-1 Public hearing regarding requests from repetitive-loss flood victims to receive supplemental funding.

2:15 p.m. V-D-2 Discussion regarding language for hospital lien bill.

3:15 p.m. VI-7 Discussion regarding Tampa Interstate Study Master Plan/I-4 Corridor through Ybor City. (Comm. Scott)

4:00 p.m. V-A-1c Report and recommendation regarding Sun City Center update on the Fire Station Project.

4:30 p.m. VI-8 Discussion regarding staff support for Tampa Bay Water. (Comm. Frank)

V-E-1 Status report on the Peer Review process.

Prepared February 2, 1999, 4:50pm

ADDENDUM TO FEBRUARY 3, 1999 AGENDA

FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION:

The BOCC will convene as the Environmental Protection Commission immediately following the discussion of the Tampa Bay Water Item (IV-8) and the Peer Review process item (V-E-1) to take action as the EPC on item V-E-1.

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

V-F-1 Status of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan. (To be heard at 3:15 pm)

VI-9 Discussion regarding a store front library for Brandon. (Comm. Storms)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

I-A-2c Easement agreement granted by Barry Pilkington as Trustee to Crescent Resources, Inc., for the Falkenburg Road Extension Project - DELETE FROM AGENDA -

V-D-1 BOCC Policy on citizen complaints - due to heavy agenda schedule, request item be deferred until February 17.

VI-7 Discussion regarding Tampa Interstate Study Master Plan/I-4 Corridor through Ybor City - DELETE PER COMMISSIONER SCOTT -

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

I-A-2h Miscellaneous Professional Surveying and Mapping Services Agreements - ADD - GEO Sur3 as one of the firms to execute the agreements, who were inadvertently left off the previously selected approved list.

I-B-1 Drug abuse trust funds -CORRECT AMOUNT TO $60,000- with Pulitzer/Bogard & Associates L.L.C. and date, for the period February 1, 1999, through January 31, 2000.

IV-2 CORRECT TIME CERTAIN TO 1:30 P.M. - Appearance by Shirley A. Ryals regarding a AMillennium Initiative@ update/report.

V-A-1a CORRECT AGENDA ITEM TO READ - Approve and authorize execution of a non-exclusive license agreement with National Data & Communications of Florida (National), for a monopole tower site on County-owned real estate located on the east side of Dale Mabry Highway, south of Moran Road. The property is the site of a Fire Rescue facility. The rent for the 2,934.77 square foot tower site is $12,000 per year plus 20% of any rent paid by co-locators on the tower. The term is five years with six options to renew for five years, plus 20% increase in rent for each renewal. In addition to the rent, the agreement requires National to repave the driveways and the parking lot area of the County property.

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

I-A-1b Bid for Health & Social Services, regarding provision of Third Party Administration (Comm. Storms)

I-A-1d Request For Qualifications, Federal Lobbying Services for Public Affairs.

I-A-3a Appropriate $1,546,601 from a reserve set aside for Y2K compliance for Information & Technology Services. (Comm. Storms)

I-A-3b Reappropriate $257,349 from funds set aside for reappropriation to provide funding for outstanding prior year commitments for Management & Budget. (Comm. Storms)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:30 a.m. V-A-1b Report and recommendation regarding acquisition of site for a South County Regional Service Center/HARTline Facilities.

10:45 a.m. IV-1 Appearance by Elvin Martinez, Jr., to present the annual report from the Cable Advisory Committee.

11:00 a.m. Items Removed From Consent Agenda.

1:30 p.m. IV-2 Appearance by Shirley A. Ryals or Frank Miller Co-Chairs of the Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Initiative Committee.

V-C-2 Report from the Gandy Bridge Committee regarding turning Gandy Bridge into a state park.

1:45 p.m. VII-1 Report regarding potbellied pigs.

2:00 p.m. III-1 Public hearing regarding requests from repetitive-loss flood victims to receive supplemental funding.

2:15 p.m. V-D-2 Discussion regarding language for hospital lien bill.

3:15 p.m. V-F-1 Status of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan.

4:00 p.m. V-A-1c Report and recommendation regarding Sun City Center update on the Fire Station Project.

4:30 p.m. VI-8 Discussion regarding staff support for Tampa Bay Water. (Comm. Frank) *

V-E-1 Status report on the Peer Review process.

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

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