Archived Agendas

Wednesday, July 22, 1998, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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CONSENT AGENDA



I. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

I-A-1 Approve purchasing items and authorize execution of contracts if applicable.

a. RFQ No. C-294-96 - Children's Services/Head Start Division - Provision Of Dental Services For Head Start Children - Approve agreement with Dr. G. Michelle Boza in an amount not to exceed $5,000 from the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed, and ending September 30, 1998. This contract shall renew automatically for five one-year periods at the same terms and conditions, unless prior notice is given by either party at least fourteen days prior to their expiration.

b. Bid No. P-480-97 - Public Works/Roadway Maintenance Division - Purchase Of Small Equipment For A One Year Period - Approve renewal of bid at the same terms and conditions to the vendors in agenda background in the estimated amount of $221,206.52. The renewal is for the period beginning July 23, 1998, and ending July 22, 1999. This is a Hillsborough County Purchasing Council Bid.

c. Bid No. C-566-97 - Health and Social Services - Provision Of Home Health Care And Infusion Therapy Services - Approve 1st renewal of contract with Interim HealthCare for a one year period beginning August 25, 1998, and ending August 24, 1999, in an annual amount not to exceed $1,103,697.70 which includes a 1.0 percent escalation increase as provided for in the terms and conditions of existing contract.

d. Bid No. C-153-98 - Real Estate/Facilities Management Division - Janitorial Services For Small Business Enterprise Area 1 - Award contract to the eligible lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Serge Norde's Affordable Cleaning Service in an annual amount not to exceed $40,360.50 for a two-year period beginning on the date of the County's Notice to Proceed, this includes a unilateral option to renew for one two-year period at the same terms and conditions. The contract includes an escalation clause for the third and fourth years if the option to renew is exercised. Additionally, authorize the Purchasing Director to issue unilateral change orders up to $25,000.

e. Bid No. C-154-98 - Real Estate/Facilities Management Division - Janitorial Services For Small Business Enterprise Area 2 - Award contract to the eligible lowest responsive and responsible bidder, European Cleaning Corporation in an annual amount not to exceed $83,511 for a two-year period beginning on the date of the County's Notice to Proceed, this includes a unilateral option to renew for one two-year period at the same terms and conditions. The contract includes an escalation clause for the third and fourth years if the option to renew is exercised. Additionally, authorize the Purchasing Director to issue unilateral change orders up to $25,000.

f. Bid No. P-209-98 - Water - Purchase Of One Bar/Filter Screen - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Parkson Corporation, Ft. Lauderdale, in the amount of $94,983. Further, reject bid submitted by Arlat Inc., Ontario, Canada in the amount of $57,000 for reasons stated in Background.

g. Bid No. PC-219-98, CIP No. 64021 - Public Works - Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program (FY 97 Re-Bid) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Pepper Contracting Services, Inc., in the amount of $700,000.

h. Bid No. PC-254-98 - Public Works - Boyette And McMullen Intersection Improvements - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Kimmins Contracting Corporation, in the amount of $813,267.33, which includes acceptance of Alternate #2; and, amend the FY 98-03 adopted CIP to increase to $1,005,000 as proposed in the recommended CIP FY 99-04.

i. Bid No. PC-223-98 - Water - Fire Hydrant Installation Work Order Construction Services (WORCS-5) - Contract A (SBE Set-Aside Project) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Sunrise Utility Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $125,000.

j. Bid No. P-240-98 - Water - Purchase Of A Water Distribution Truck - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder Heintzelman's Truck center of Orlando, in the amount of $72,868.

k. Bid No. P-244-98 - Communications - Purchase Of T.V. Editing Equipment - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Vidicomp of Miami, in the amount of $50,002.

l. Bid No. P-253-98 - Sheriff's Office - Purchase Of Two Propane Powered Tow Tractors - Award bid to the sole bidder, Florida Industrial Trucks, Tampa, in the amount of $38,258.

m. Bid No. P-256-98 - Solid Waste - Purchase Of Activated Carbon For A Two-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Calgon Carbon Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, in the estimated amount of $90,000. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

n. Bid No. P-257-98 - Sheriff's Office - Purchase Of Low And High Temperature Entree Dishes For The Falkenburg Road Jail Facility - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Calico Industries, Inc., Annapolis Junction, MD in the amount of $54,802.

o. File No. SP-019-98 - Fleet Management and Utilization - Sale Of Surplus Vehicles And Miscellaneous Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 66 items pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes by public auction at Tampa Machinery Auction. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

p. File No. C-220-98 - Health & Social Services - Emergency Agreement For Basic Dental Services - Approve agreement with Dental Services of America, Inc. (DSOA), for dental services on an emergency basis for networks A, B, and D for a period beginning April 1, 1998, and ending September 30, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $250,000 at the 1997 State of Florida Medicaid rates, except for the services indicated in Background. Further, authorize the Purchasing Director to exercise three one-month extensions, at the same terms and conditions.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Approve and execute a Utility Easement to Tampa Electric Company (TECO) and accept a Release of Easement from TECO for the purpose of providing utility services to two Community Center buildings within University Community Park, located in the USF area.

b. Adopt resolution canceling taxes on properties which have been acquired by Hillsborough County for public purposes.

c. Approve mediation agreement with Joy and J. R. Revels, Jr., in the amount of $56,180 for right-of-way for the Bloomingdale Avenue road widening project. This is an all inclusive agreement and includes payment for property owner's professional fees and costs.

d. Approve mediation agreement with Marie C. and Joseph S. White, in the amount of $50,914 for right-of-way for the Bloomingdale Avenue road widening project. This is an all inclusive agreement and includes payment for property owner's professional fees and costs.

e. Approve 4th modification to existing contract with Grosvenor Building Services, Inc., which extends this contract for two additional months through September 30, 1998. The cost of this extension will be $161,296.64.

f. Approve request of the Carver City/Lincoln Gardens Civic and Homeowners Association to use a vacant 2,100 square foot building located on Spruce Street (Jail West property), as a community meeting area. Direct the Real Estate Department to develop the appropriate occupancy agreement and return to the Board within 45 days for final approval.

g. Approve list of appraisers to provide real estate appraisal services to Hillsborough County for a two-year period effective August 3, 1998, through August 2, 2000; and, authorize the Real Estate Department (in cases of extenuating circumstances and to facilitate settlement with property owners), to contract with other qualified real estate appraisers not on the list.

h. Accept conveyance of a perpetual sanitary sewer easement being donated by Lantern Bay Development Corporation for the purpose of providing the easement area necessary for the County to service the sanitary sewer line at Pelican Bay Townhomes located along Apollo Beach Boulevard.

i. Approve purchase agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Emerine and Emerine, Inc., in the amount of $69,039 for right-of-way along Bloomingdale Avenue between Lithia Pinecrest and Bell Shoals. (Backup to be provided under separate cover)

j. Accept a drainage easement by donation from Plymouth Builders, Inc., for the Carrollwood Village Golf Course drainage project, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.

k. Approve and authorize execution of a Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreement with SprintCom, Inc., for their occupancy of a cell tower owned by AT&T on County-owned property. This will secure their occupancy of the tower should AT&T or their successor default in their agreement with Hillsborough County.

l. Approve granting of a gas pipeline easement to Peoples Gas System, a division of Tampa Electric Company, on County-owned land near Sheldon Road and Fawn Ridge Boulevard, in northwest Hillsborough County. The County will receive compensation of $52,270 for the easement, which covers approximately 2.323 acres.

m. Adopt a resolution and approve contract with Jeffery Allan Robison for purchase of 4.73 acres in the Blackwater Creek Site, in conjunction with the ELAP Program and the States Florida Communities Trust Program, with a purchase price of $26,725 with fifty percent of the acquisition costs funded by the Florida Communities Trust. Authorize the Chairman to execute other documents with the transaction provided they do not materially alter the agreement and authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the contract including the processing of instruments of conveyance to complete the transaction and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $3,000 for a total acquisition cost not to exceed $29,725 with a total cost to the County not to exceed $14,862.50.

n. Receive staff information on Sustainable Building Concepts.

o. Adopt resolution and approve contract with Endre Kovacs and Georgia Kovacs for purchase of 21.33 acres in the Blackwater Creek Site, in conjunction with the ELAP Program, with a purchase price of $66,800 with fifty percent of the acquisition costs funded by the Florida Communities Trust. Authorize the Chairman to execute other documents with the transaction provided they do not materially alter the agreement and authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the contract including the processing of instruments of conveyance to complete the transaction and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $5,500 for a total acquisition cost not to exceed $72,300 with a total cost to the County not to exceed $36,150 (50% of the total cost).

p. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Janet L. and Bruce H. MacNeel, in the amount of $2,500 for right-of-way for Bullard Parkway/Harney Road, between Morris Bridge and I-75.

q. Accept and authorize processing of Perpetual Utility Easement donated by Ramon F. Campo for utility purposes along Bloomingdale Avenue, Bell Shoals to Lithia Pinecrest.

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

a. Fleet Management - Appropriate $52,861 from the Fleet Services Internal Service Fund Reserve to cover personnel services and operating expenses for six additional personnel requested for FY 98, as approved by the BOCC on June 24, 1998.

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

I-A-5 Receive Status Report on Grant Applications In-Process.

I-A-6 Adopt resolution which approved the Greater Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #98-094, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida's Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program and provides for up to $400,000 of local financial support for a corporate expansion that will create 400 new high quality jobs. The entire amount ($400,000) to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in unincorporated County. One Half ($200,000) to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in a municipality of Hillsborough County.

I-A-7 Adopt resolution which replaces resolution #R97-097 approving the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #97-175, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida's Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program. Like the original resolution (R97-097), the proposed revision provides for up to $1,000,000 of local financial support, one half ($500,000) provided by the County and one half ($500,000) provided by the City of Tampa. The prospect will expand and create at least 1,114 quality new jobs in Tampa. The revised resolution requested by the Governor's Office of Trade, Tourism and Economic Development, (OTTED) differs from the original by extending the job creation period from a three-year period to a five-year period for reasons explained in the Background.

I-A-8 Approve Joint Venture Construction and Impact Fee Off-set Agreement to construction of Countryway Boulevard from its existing terminus in the Westchase project to the intersection of Race Track Road at Nine Eagles.



I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

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

a. Aging Services - Accept and appropriate $1,925 as per contract with the Gulf Coast Community Care for the Department of Aging Services' Community Care for Disabled Adults Home-Delivered Meals Program for the period of July 1, 1998, through September 30, 1998.

b. Aging Services - Appropriate $2,684 in refund prior year expenditure revenue in the FY 97-98 Home Care for the Elderly (HCE) grant for the period of July 1, 1997, through June 30, 1998.

c. Aging Services - Realign $19,587 from the Department of Aging Services Additional County Support (ACS) budgets to transfer County funds from the 1997/98 SCNAP & SADCP Additional County Support budgets to the 97/98 Working Seniors Additional County Support budget to cover anticipated program expenditures for the period of July 1, 1998, through September 30, 1998.

d. Health and Social Services - Accept and appropriate $900,843 of the Florida Department of Health HIV/AIDS State General Revenue grant for the period July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999.

e. Health and Social Services - Accept and appropriate $351,713 of the Florida Department of Health HOPWA grant (Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS) for the period July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999.

f. Health and Social Services - Accept and appropriate additional Transportation Disadvantaged Program funds totaling $793,927 for provision of service during the period from October 1, 1997, through September 30, 1998, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-2 Approve 1st modification agreement with LifePath, Inc., f/k/a Hospice of Hillsborough, Inc., for provision of hospice care services which reduces the annual not to exceed amount from $260,000 to $25,000 for a net decrease of $235,000 and reflects the name change effective December 2, 1997.

I-B-3 Approve 2nd modification agreement to Interim Agreement with American Preferred Prescriptions, Inc., (APP) under the Title II Ryan White CARE Act, State General Revenue and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) programs for provision of medications and supplies to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Manatee, Highlands and Hardee Counties, which extends the contract for the budget period beginning August 12, 1998, and ending December 22, 1998, in the amount of $377,000, with no County funds required.

I-B-4 Approve 1st modification agreement with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, increasing the maximum amount payable from $80,604 to $112,604 for provision of case management services for the period beginning March 1, 1998, and ending February 28, 1999, for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-5 Approve Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Award Agreement for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $1,555,349 in federal funds with a required match of $311,651 ($166,033 in budgeted County cash match, $136,618 budgeted County in-kind match and $9,000 in-kind match provided by D.A.C.C.O., Inc.) Authorize expenditure of County funds to operate the Community Services Block Grant funded programs for FY 99 to be reimbursed pending receipt of grant funds from the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs; and, adopt resolution authorizing the Chair to sign the Community Services Block Grant Award Agreement.



I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

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

a. Parks and Recreation - Realign $2,300 within the State of Florida Bicycle Clean Air Grant to accommodate the purchase of a bicycle storage shed. The FDOT grant project manager has approved this purchase.

I-C-2 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $1,550 against property located at 5033 1/2 Pine Street, Seffner, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one dilapidated mobile home and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-3 Approve releasing the demolition lien with accrued interest and cost assessed by resolution in the amount of $5,502.19 against property located at 7828 Harney Road, Temple Terrace, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one vacant concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk, and debris.

I-C-4 Reappoint Stacy C. Frank to a one-year term as Hillsborough County Phosphate Mining Hearing Master, effective August 5, 1998, not to exceed $25,000 per year.

I-C-5 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Southwest Contracting, Inc., for construction of the Wedge Court Drainage Improvements (Sun City Center) Project, decreasing contract amount by $10,780.51 and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in Background.

I-C-6 Approve the Tampa Bay Estuary Program's Nitrogen Management Consortium Agreement to improve the water quality in Tampa Bay. This non-binding agreement includes a pledge by 15 signatory parties to collectively "hold the line" on nitrogen loading to the bay. All projects and programs that are identified as Hillsborough County's in the Nitrogen Management Consortium have either been built or already budgeted in the Capital Improvement Program.

I-C-7 Authorize the County Administrator to execute the Letter of Understanding with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) which amends the terms of the Letter of Understanding approved by the Board at its meeting on April 15, 1998, for construction of the bridge on Ehrlich Road over Magdalene Canal.

I-C-8 Approve agreement with Pinellas County to jointly share the costs for an engineering study for the intersection of Linebaugh Avenue and the East-West Connector Road with Rack Track Road.

I-C-9 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with J.W. Conner & Sons, Inc., for construction of the Sam Allen Road and SR 39 Intersection Improvements contract, decreasing the contract amount by $77,157.68 with no adjustment to contract time.

I-C-10 Approve 3rd modification to agreement with HDR Engineering, revising Attachment A, Scope of Services, and increasing the contract amount by $71,214 for additional services on the Providence Road widening. This modification is for additional necessary design services for Providence from Bloomingdale to the proposed "Feeder Road".

I-C-11 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Joint Project Highway Lighting Agreements with the State of Florida Department of Transportation providing for installation and maintenance of the following Highway Lighting Systems, US 41 (Fowler Avenue to Fletcher Avenue).

I-C-12 Approve the date of August 19, 1998, at 2:00 p.m., for a public hearing for adoption of the Solid Waste Management System rates and assessments.

I-C-13 Southeast County Landfill:

a. Approve and execute Change Order No. 9 to Agreement No. C-200-89 with Waste Management Inc., of Florida, for the continuing construction and operation of the Southeast County Landfill for extra work required by regulatory and permit requirements for Phases V and VI of the Landfill in an amount not to exceed $323,032.

b. Solid Waste Management - Approve budget amendment resolution to appropriate $201,376 from the Solid Waste Management System Reserve Funds and realign $127,191 within the Waste Tire Grant 98-27 Funds.

I-C-14 Adopt resolution to support the establishment of a program within the Environmental Protection Agency to provide federal assistance on a local match basis to qualifying state agencies to develop and construct alternative water supply projects.

I-C-15 Receive report regarding performance criteria for commercial collection services, as requested by the BOCC on June 24, 1998.

I-C-16 Approve renaming the following roadways in the Citrus Park Community: Sheldon Road (the east-west segment by Citrus Town Center) rename as Gunn Highway; Gunn Highway (the north-south segment from Sheldon Road and Ehrlich Road (including Walsh Lane) rename as Citrus Park Drive; Gunn Highway (the east-west segment from Sickles High School to Walsh Lane) rename as Ehrlich Road; and, Paglen Road (the realigned segment from Sheldon Road to Gunn Highway) rename as Gunn Highway.



I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I-D-1 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement with artist, Susan B. Gott, for creation and installation of public art at the Port Tampa City Library, 4902 West Commerce.



I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the case of Segundo and Oneida Perez v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 95-3105 Div. J, in the settlement amount of $85,000. (Deferred from July 8 meeting)

I-E-2 Reject Proposal for Settlement in the amount of $199,999, pursuant to Section 768.79, Florida Statutes and Rule 1.442, Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, in the case of Debra Howell and Cesar Howell v. Hillsborough County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, Connie and Lee Williams, Case No. 97-7359 Division J.

I-E-3 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to appeal the circuit court's decision on non-monetary attorney's fees as to Parcel 113/713 in the eminent domain lawsuit of Hillsborough County v. David A. Banning, et al.

I-E-4 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the case of Johnnie Mae Ebeh, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Edward Stallworth, Deceased v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 94-4740 Division A, in the amount of $37,500.



I. F. OTHER OFFICES

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

a. Court Administration - Accept and appropriate a $45,020 purchase order from the Department of Children and Families for continuation of assessment/interview services at the Children's Advocacy Center.

b. Public Defender's Office - Realign $30,000 from the Public Defender's Office Misdemeanor Salary Expenses Budget and $40,000 from the Data Processing Equipment Budget to the Felony and Misdemeanor Operating Expense Budget.

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

I-G-1 Receipt of Official Board Records:

a. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Trust Fund and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Alternate Source Fund Reports for month ended May 31, 1998.

b. Hillsborough County Children's Board Financial Report for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 1998, pursuant to Section 7 of County Ordinance No. 88-28. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

c. Tampa Palms Open Space & Transportation Community Development District's Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ended September 30, 1997, with copy of District's Audited Financial Statements for the same period. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

d. Tampa Palms Open Space & Transportation Community Development District's proposed budget for Fiscal Year 1998-99 for purposes of disclosure and information only. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

e. Proposed Operating Budget for the following Special Dependent Districts for Fiscal Year 1998-99. Final budgets will be presented by the Budget Department: (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

Arlington
Boyette Springs
Westwood

f. General Purpose Financial Statements for the following Community Development Districts, together with Reports of Independent Accountants, for the year ended September 30, 1997. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

Westchase
Westchase East

g. County Audit Report #72, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Sale of Lots in Tampa Industrial Park to Tampa Bay Area Research & Development Authority. (Report to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

h. County Audit Report #72A, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Sale of Lots in Tampa Industrial Park to Tampa Bay Area Research & Development Authority. (Report to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)

i. Minutes of meetings of the following Community Development Districts. (Minutes to be filed in Board records upon receipt into the official records)

Heritage Isles - May 11, 1998
Tampa Palms - May 13, 1998

j. County Administrator's recommended Budget of $2,275,945,826 for the Board of County Commissioners for Fiscal Year 1999, in accordance with Chapter 129.03 Florida Statutes. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records.)

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

I-G-3 Approve deletion of capital equipment items by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

I-G-4 Approve submission of notification to the Department of Revenue certifying the percentages to be utilized in the monthly distribution of the County Local Option (6 cent) Fuel Tax for Fiscal Year 1999 as provided in Chapter 336.025, Florida Statutes.

I-G-5 Approve application for tax deed, per Florida Statutes 197.502(3) submitted by the Tax Collector covering 202 parcels on the tax rolls valued over $5000, requiring a title search fee of $100 per parcel, for a total cost of $20,200. Funds included in current budget, no new funds are required. (Backup on file in Clerk BOCC office)

I-G-6 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under date of July 14 - July 20

I-G-7 Approve minutes:

WS/WCRWSA Master Water Projects and
Interest Rate Swap Financing June 10, 1998
WS/Evaluation Appraisal Report June 23, 1998
WS/Evaluation Appraisal Report June 25, 1998
Martin Brothers Agreement June 25, 1998





II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS


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REGULAR AGENDA




III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

III-1 Consider adopting the County's amended FY 97-98 Action Plan and the FY 98-2001 Consolidated Planning Document which contains the Action Plan for FY 98-99. The annual Action Plans consolidate funding applications for CDBG, HOME and ESG funded by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).(Advertised to be heard at 2:00 p.m.)

III-2 Comply with grantee program requirements to be eligible to receive $1,331,234 in Local Law Enforcement Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice for the period October 1, 1998, to September 30, 2000. These funds will support efforts to reduce crime and improve public safety. (To be heard at 2:00 p.m.)

III-3 Budget/CIP Public Hearing. (To be heard at 6:00 p.m.) (Backup to be provided under separate cover)



IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES
(Time Certain)

IV-1 Personal appearance by LaTasha Mann, Chairperson, Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council, regarding their monthly report. (To be heard at 1:30 p.m.)

IV-2 Presentation by Brian Smith, Pinellas County Planning Director, and report entitled Old Gandy Bridge And Friendship Trail Concept Plan, funded by the Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization. (To be heard at 2:30 p.m.)



V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES



V. B. HUMAN SERVICES



V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Support the establishment of numeric MFLs (Minimum Flows and Levels Rule Development) based upon the scientific principle of ecological sustainability prior to permitting new water supply sources; and, authorize the Water Team to support the implementation of SWFWMD rules and procedures that monitor and regulate the withdrawal of water in such a manner that the impacts of that withdrawal are fairly represented and controlled; and, authorize the Water Team to establish and/or maintain communications with citizen groups, regulators, legislators and other agencies to share information and promote the County's positions.

V-C-2 Rate Study Audit For Florida Water Services Corporation Franchises:

a. Approve 2nd Amendment to the Audit Services Agreement dated August 17, 1994, with Deloitte & Touche LLP, to increase the maximum compensation payable for audit services pertaining to the 1997 rate-adjustment application filed by the Florida Water Services Corporation by $18,000 to $58,000; and, increase the maximum compensation payable under the agreement by $59,275 to $349,275 for the current year and by $59,285 + $1,299,275 + overall.

b. Water - Approve budget amendment resolution to appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $26,000 from the Reserve for Contingency in the General Revenue Fund to fund expenditures related to the Florida Water rate-adjustment application.



V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Approve scheduling of a workshop regarding the HARTline Performance Audit and authorize the Chairman to send a letter to the HARTline Board inviting their participation in a joint workshop.

V-D-2 Approve scope of services and authorize staff to proceed with the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the performance audit of the Community Improvement Department.



V. E. LEGAL SERVICES



V. F. OTHER OFFICES



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

V-G-1 County Audit Report #73 of the Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department Cash Controls Audit. (To be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records)



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. Memo received from Vivian Zaricki, Executive Director, Florida Association of Counties, requesting designation of a BOCC member to Revision Seven Campaign.

VI-4 Discussion regarding status of issues relating to the Animal Services Center. (Comm. Chillura) (Deferred from July 8 meeting)

VI-5 Discussion regarding a travel policy for every governmental authority and board. (Comm. Norman)



VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Report regarding the Indigent Dental Care Contract issue, as requested by the BOCC on June 3, 1998. (Deferred from July 8 meeting, to be heard at 4:00 p.m.)

ADDENDUM TO JULY 22, 1998 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

IV-3 Appearance by Rob Turner, Hillsborough County Property Appraiser, regarding Constitutional Revision #10, TRIM information supplement, and negative impact on the County tax roll.

VI-6 Discussion regarding the status of Rave Clubs. (Comm. Norman)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

I-A-2i Conveyance from Emerine and Emerine, Inc. for right-of-way along Bloomingdale Avenue - DEFER UNTIL AUGUST 5 FOR FURTHER STAFF REVIEW -

VI-4 Discussion regarding status of issues relating to the Animal Services Center. - Comm. Chillura REQUESTS THIS BE DEFERRED UNTIL AUGUST 5 -

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

I-B-4 Item should be 2nd modification, not the 1st.

IV-1 - should be quarterly report instead of monthly report.

V-C-2 CORRECT WORDING IN LAST SENTENCE TO READ - payable under the agreement by $18,000 to $308,000 for the current year and by $18,000 to $1,258,000 overall.

VII-1 Indigent Dental Care Contract - REMOVE TIME CERTAIN OF 4:00 P.M. -

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

I-A-6 Resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #98-094, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida’s Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program. (Comm. Platt)

I-A-7 Resolution which replaces resolution #R97-097 approving the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #97-175, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida’s Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program. (Comm. Platt)

I-A-8 Joint Venture Construction and Impact Fee Off-set Agreement to construction of Countryway Boulevard. (Comm. Platt

I-C-13 Southeast County Landfill change order and budget amendment regarding the Southeast
a & b County Landfill. (Comm. Platt)


ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

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

1:30 p.m. IV-1 Personal appearance by LaTasha Mann, Chairperson, Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council, regarding their quarterly report.

2:00 p.m. III-1 Adopt the County’s amended FY 97-98 Action Plan and the FY 9-2001 Consolidated Planning Document which contains the Action Plan for FY 98-99.

III-2 Grantee program requirements to be eligible to receive $1,331,234 in Local Law Enforcement Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice for the period October 1, 1998, to September 30, 2000.

2:30 p.m. IV-2 Presentation by Brian Smith, Pinellas County Planning Director, and report entitled Old Gandy Bridge And Friendship Trail Concept Plan.

2:45 p.m. IV-3 Appearance by Rob Turner, Hillsborough County Property Appraiser.

6:00 p.m. Budget Public Hearing

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

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