Archived Agendas

Wednesday, May 19, 1999, 10:45 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PROCLAMATION DECLARING THE WEEK OF MAY 16TH-22ND AS EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK, PRESENTED TO CHIEF NESMITH.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING THE WEEK OF MAY 23RD-29TH AS USS FORRESTAL DAYS, PRESENTED TO BOB SILAH OF THE USS FORRESTAL.

PROCLAMATION PRESENTED TO THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY IN RECOGNITION OF NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK, RECEIVED BY CAPTAIN PAUL MEYER, DIVISION CAPTAIN, UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY.

PRESENTATION OF THE NANCY LEE MCKAY AWARD TO VAUGHN WHITEHEAD BY CHAIRMAN JAN PLATT, BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

PRESENTATION OF (POSTHUMOUSLY) PLAQUE IN HONOR OF MARTIN S. LUTZK, FORMER EMERGENCY MEDICAL PLANNING COUNCIL MEMBER, MAY 1983 - SEPTEMBER 1998, PRESENTED TO MRS. LOIS B. LUTZK.

APPROVE CHANGES TO THE AGENDA, AS REQUESTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OR BOARD MEMBERS.

REMOVAL OF ADDITIONAL CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WITH QUESTIONS, BY COMMISSIONERS.

AUDIENCE COMMENTS WILL BE HEARD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING CHANGES TO THE AGENDA.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.

CONSENT AGENDA

I. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

I-A-1 PURCHASING ITEMS:

a. Bid No. PC-151-98 - Public Works Department - Pavement Marking Term Contract - FY 1998 - Approve renewal of contract for an additional one-year period with AKCA, Inc., in a maximum amount of $500,000 as explained in Background.

b. Bid No. P-255-98 - Children's Services Department/Head Start Division/Fleet Management - Type "A" Mini School Buses - Approve additional purchase with Rivers Bus Sales, Jacksonville, in the amount of $35,310.

c. Bid No. P-571-99 - Solid Waste Management Department - Purchase Of Two Heavy Duty Roll Off Refuse Trailers - Award bid to the low responsive bidder meeting specifications, Benlee, Inc., Romulus, Michigan, in the amount of $97,700.

d. Bid No. C-576-99 - Water Department - Pipeline Construction (Water/Wastewater) Work Order Construction Services - Contract A - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Sunrise Utility Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.

e. Bid No. P-605-99 - Fleet Management Department - Conversion Of Three Cargo Vans Into Field Capture And Transport Vehicles - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Harford Systems, Inc., Aberdeen, Maryland, in the amount of $30,297. Further, reject bid submitted by Deerskin Manufacturing, Inc., Springtown, Texas, for reasons stated in Background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

f. Bid No. T-614-99 - Parks and Recreation Department - Purchase Of Pre-Engineered Picnic Shelter Kits, For A Two-Year Period - Reject all bids received.

g. Bid No. C-618-99 - Community Improvement Department - Moses White Demolition (SBE Set-Aside Project) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Manuel Lanz Construction Corporation, in the amount of $146,894. (Deferred from May 5 meeting)

h. File No. T-638-99 - Water Department - Purchase Agreement For US Filter/Wallace & Tiernan Chlorination Replacement Parts - Approve sole source with Water Treatment & Controls, Leesburg, in an amount not to exceed $125,000 for a five-year period.

i. File No. P-644-99 - Health and Social Services Department - Emergency Purchase Of Eight Replacement Vehicles For Share-A-Van Program - Ratify the action of the County Administrator in declaring an emergency and authorizing the Director of Purchasing to make an administrative award to The Braun Corporation, in the amount of $315,696.

j. File No. T-660-99 - Public Works Department - Lease/Purchase Agreement Of Seven Herbicide Spray Application Technology Kits - Approve sole source with Lucas-64, Duscon, Louisiana, in the amount of $245,000.

k. File No. SP-009-99 - Water Department - Sale Of One Mass Selection Detector Model 5972A - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property, pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes, by sale to the highest bidder. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

l. File No. SP-010-99 - Children's Services Department - Declare As Surplus And Authorize Donation - Declare as surplus and authorize donation of 16 computers and monitors to Hillsborough County Public Schools, Dorothy Thomas Comprehensive Educational & Emotional Development Center, as authorized by Section 274.05, Florida Statutes. The computers (recorded property) have been declared obsolete by Information Technology Services and have no further value to the County and have no salvage value. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record.

m. Bid No. S-617-99 - Environmental Protection Commission - Artificial Reef Program Marine Services - Reject sole bid received from Gulf Marine Repair, and authorize the negotiated contract based on the unit prices bid in an amount not to exceed $30,000, for a one-year period from the County's Notice to Proceed. This contract contains one, one-year renewal period at the sole option of the County, at the same terms and conditions, contingent upon funding from the Environmental Protection Commission.

n. RFQ No. C-535-97 - Water Department - Agreement For Water Resource Operations Advisor - Approve 1st amendment to contract with Water Resources Associates, Inc., extending contract term for a one-year period ending June 2, 2000, and increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $500,000 with all other terms and conditions to remain the same.

I-A-2 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Adopt a resolution requesting that the Florida Department of Transportation transfer to Hillsborough County for a public purpose, right-of-way located west of I-75 that runs from Big Bend Road south for approximately two-miles.

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

c. Accept donation of right-of-way from Premier North Plaza Associates, a dissolved Florida general partnership, Frank L. Ciminelli d/b/a Ciminelli Development Company, and Frank L. Ciminelli, individually, for Linebaugh Avenue between Plantation and Dale Mabry Highway.

d. Approve contract and authorize processing and acceptance of conveyance from Gary Edens and Jack J. Craparo in the amount of $22,000 for a .645 acre site to be used for the Upper Tampa Bay Trail, Phase III. Also, approve payment of property owner's attorney fees of $1,000 to Sierra Gustafson & Sierra.

e. Approve and authorize execution of a license agreement with AT&T Wireless Services of Florida, Inc., for installation of a cell phone antenna on the roof of the elevator penthouse of the Twiggs Street garage. The term of the agreement is five years with the licensee having the option to extend the agreement for additional terms of five years each. The fee for the license will be an up front fee of $61,800 for the 1st 5 year term. The fee for the 2nd and subsequent terms will increase 3% per annum compounded. The fee includes the use of one parking space on the 7th floor of the garage at a cost of $62.50 per month or $750.00 per year. The licensee will also replace the roof of the penthouse immediately following the installation of their equipment. The fee charged for this facility is within the range of current fees being charged in this market.

f. Declare surplus and authorize the donation of various items of surplus property (office equipment, computer equipment and office furniture) to qualified non-profit agencies pursuant to the provisions of Section 273.01 and 274.05, Florida Statutes, or disposal by public auction or sealed bid, pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes. Further, authorize the BOCC Clerk to remove recorded property from the asset inventory records, upon verification of disposal.

g. Execute a deed to Ethel M. Puleo, as Trustee, for 2,151 square feet of County-owned land located along Citrus Park Drive (Sheldon Road).

h. Approve lease with Buchman Square, Inc., for 735 square feet of office space at 2109 Palm Avenue, in Ybor City. At the request of the Health Department, the initial term of the lease is on a short term basis and will expire December 31, 1999. However, two renewal options of one year each have been included, in the event they elect to remain in this space. The rent for the initial term is $612.50 per month, which equates to $10.00 per square foot. If the renewal options are exercised, the rent increases to $10.50/sf for the first renewal year and $11.00/sf for the second renewal year.

i. Approve appraisal agreement with William H. Martin, Jr., MAI (in the amount of $51,250) for the real estate appraisal services necessary for the C.R. 574 & Lakewood Drive intersection improvement project.

I-A-3 Approve the following budget amendment.

a. Economic Development Department - Accept and appropriate $300,000 in additional funds and realign $116,181 in the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Title III, Economic Dislocation and Workers Adjustment Act (EDWAA) funds. These funds will support the operation of the JTPA program from the date of their acceptance through June 30, 1999, with no County funds to be appropriated.

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

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

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

I-A-7 Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to settle claim for an automobile bodily injury involving an Animal Services employee, in the amount of $60,000.

I-A-8 Unit #3 Site Improvement Project:

a. Fleet Management - Approve budget amendment appropriating beginning fund balance on October 1, 1998, adjusting intrafund transfers, adjusting project costs and deleting a project from the adopted FY 99 CIP within the Fleet Service Project Fund.

b. Approve a resolution amending the FY 99 Adopted CIP to delete the Fleet Maintenance Unit #3 Site Improvements project.

I-A-9 Defer until June 16 proposed board policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 regarding use of County-owned real estate to include a reference to the use of alcoholic beverages on County-owned property.

I-A-10 Defer until June 2 the following reports:

a. Report on issue of "Core Processes".
b. Report regarding implementation schedule related to defining service standards and performance based management, as requested by the BOCC during its workshop on March 10, 1999.
c. Report on developing a process that will lead to community indicators.
d. Report on adoption of a policy directing the County Administrator to prepare a financial forecast & financial plan annually.

I. B. HUMAN SERVICES

I-B-1 Approve the following budget amendments:

a. Aging Services - Transfer $124,610 in Additional County Support funds from the Intergovernmental Grants Fund (Series 2) to the General Revenue Fund Reserve for Contingency for the unused portion of the Department of Aging Services' 1998 Title III SADCP, Transportation, SCNAP Congregate, and SCNAP Home Delivered Meals Programs' additional County support budgets.

b. Children's Services/Head Start/Early Head Start Division - Appropriate $526,179 in federal grant funds awarded from the Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, with no additional County funds to be appropriated.

c. Health & Social Services - Realign $144,257 within the approved FY 99 budget to provide for purchase of three vans, three radios, and associated operating expenses including the salaries and fringe benefits of three drivers for the period from June 21, 1999, through September 30, 1999, as approved by the Board on February 17, 1999. FY 00 operating and personal costs are included in the department's requested continuation budget.

I-B-2 Approve 2nd amendment to USDA 99-1 rate agreement with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., to authorize the Department of Aging Services' Senior Citizen Nutrition and Activity Program to receive cash, at the new established rate of $.5539 per meal, in lieu of commodities for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, for a maximum of 1,045,775 eligible meals. Estimated reimbursement is $579,254.77.

I-B-3 Approve 3rd amendment to the 1998-99 Medicaid Waiver Memorandum of Agreement with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging which increases the Hillsborough County 1998-99 Medicaid Waiver Spending Authority by $113,500 for a new total of $3,001,804.34 for the period of July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999. The assisted living waiver continues at $553,339 for a total 1998-99 spending authority of $3,555,143.34, which covers services provided by Hillsborough County and outside vendors, with no County funds required.

I-B-4 Approve 1999-2000 interlocal agreement with the School Board of Hillsborough County on behalf of the Department of Children's Services to provide an educational alternative program for 40 dependent children at the Children's Services Center from July 1, 1999, from June 30, 2000, at no cost to the County.

I-B-5 Approve 1999-2000 interlocal agreement with the School Board of Hillsborough County on behalf of the Department of Children's Services to provide an educational alternative program for 24 dependent children at the Haven W. Poe Runaway Center from July 1, 1999, from June 30, 2000, at no cost to the County.

I-B-6 Approve Grantee Head Start grant proposal for FY 99 Head Start Expansion Funds in the amount of $230,624 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999. No County match will be necessary. If this proposal is approved, a budget amendment will be necessary to distribute the funding and the School district agreement will need to be modified to reflect this increase.

I-B-7 Approve Early Head Start grant application for continuing funds, in the amount of $789,589 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period September 1, 1999, through August 31, 2000. This reflects the continuing award amount of $744,896 plus a Cost-of-Living and Quality Improvement increases in the amount of $44,693. ($7,449 of these Quality Improvement funds are given to assist our Early Head Start Teachers to obtain their AA or BA degrees. By the year 2003, half of all Head Start/Early Head Start Teachers must have a degree.) A County match of $100,018 and in-kind contributions of $46,500 will be necessary to meet our 20% match requirements. These match funds are budgeted in our FY 2000 budget submission.

I-B-8 Approve the Head Start (Grantee) grant proposal for a Quality Improvement increase in the amount of $146,400 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999. No additional County match is necessary.

I-B-9 Approve 1st modification to interlocal agreement with the University of South Florida for delegation of Program Account 22, Head Start program services for FY 99. The agreement amount is changing from $314,914 to $264,704. This modification includes a $7,873 Cost-of-Living increase and a reduction in expected operating expenses of $58,083, due to the agreement expiration date being changed from September 30, 1999, to August 4, 1999. This funding is provided by a federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for the period of October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, at no cost to Hillsborough County.

I-B-10 Approve agreement with the Suncoast Health Council, Inc., and Health Council of West Central Florida, Inc., d/b/a The Health Councils, Inc., for provision of administration and other services to support the Title I HIV Health Services Planning Council, for the period beginning June 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $146,476, with no County funds required.

I-B-11 Approve agreement with the Hillsborough County School Board to provide 199,680 lunches and 228,813 snacks during the period June 14, 1999, through August 6, 1999, at a total cost of $491,219.04. Funds will be provided through the Summer Food Program grant with the Florida Department of Education with no additional County funds required.

I-B-12 Approve agreement with the Agency for Community Treatment Services, Inc. (ACTS) for the period of April 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000, to provide additional case management services for juvenile offenders in Hillsborough County's Juvenile Drug Court Program, at a cost of $43,494 in budgeted Hillsborough County Drug Abuse Trust Funds, with no additional County funds required.

I-B-13 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program:

a. Approve agreement with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs, effective upon execution by both parties or June 1, 1999, whichever is later, and ending March 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $709,541 in federal funds, to provide home energy assistance to low income households in Hillsborough County.

b. Health and Social Services - Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate an increased grant award of $10,943 for a revised total of $709,541 and realign existing grant funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to reflect actual grant budget line items in accordance with agreement with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs for the period June 1, 1999, through March 31, 2000, with no County funds required.

I-B-14 Approve 1st modification to agreement with Pulitzer/Bogard & Associates, L.L.C. for the felony adult assessment center to increase existing contract in an amount not to exceed $5,000 from Drug Abuse Trust Funds for additional consulting, travel and per diem costs necessary to finalize the study and make presentations to the Public Safety Coordinating Council and the Board of County Commissioners.

I-B-15 Approve 5th modification to agreement #97-1207 with State of Florida, Public Health Department, increasing funding for the period beginning March 1, 1998, and ending February 28, 1999; for provision of primary medical care services from $91,732 to $102,624, and medications from $312,769 to $350,275, and substance abuse from $64,103 to $65,998, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, with no County funds required.

I-B-16 Approve 4th modification to agreement #98-0350 with St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of primary medical care from $215,458 to $228,266, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-17 Approve 2nd modification to agreement #98-0355 with Florida Department of Health, Pinellas County Health Department, increasing funding for the period beginning March 1, 1998, and ending February 28, 1999; for provision of medication services from $212,563 to $220,325, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas, with no County funds required.

I-B-18 Approve 4th modification to agreement #98-0623 with Florida Department of Health, Hernando County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of primary medical care specifically for HIV+ women, infants, and children in Hernando County from $34,687 to $41,842, for the period ending February 28, 1999, with no County funds required.

I-B-19 Authorize submission of application to the Gates Library Initiative and authorize the Chair to sign grant application documents by established deadline of May 27, 1999.

I. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

I-C-1 Approve releasing the demolition lien and cost assessed by resolution in the amount of $2,125 against property located at 2001 131st Avenue East, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one fire damaged structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

I-C-2 Approve Change Order No. 2 (Final) to contract with Bridgeport, Inc., for Keystone Neighborhood Park, decreasing contract amount by $12,380.64, increasing contract time by 86 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as described in the Background.

I-C-3 Defer until June 2, report regarding problem of being land locked due to building of church.

I-C-4 Defer until June 2, report regarding truck traffic through Progress Village.

I-C-5 Approve 2nd modification to miscellaneous professional services for general/civil engineering contract with Kisinger Campo and Associates Corporation. This 2nd modification will extend the contract term for an additional two-years, with the maximum fee payable not to exceed $600,000 for the two-year renewal period.

I-C-6 Approve naming of approximately 0.10 mile of roadway running from the dead-end north to 40th Avenue S.E. as 30th Street S.E. and its addition to the maintained road inventory to receive class "E" maintenance.

I-C-7 Approve Change Order No. 1 to contract with Central Florida Landscaping, Inc., for landscaping of US 41/SR 45 - Florida/Nebraska apex to Pasco County line, decreasing contract amount by $10,913.80 with no change in contract time.

I-C-8 Approve the following budget amendment.

a. Fire Rescue - Appropriate $1,263,160 from funds set aside for collective bargaining negotiations and other employee compensation issues which may occur in the second year of the FY 98/99 two-year budget, to the Fire Rescue operating budget.

I-C-9 Approve joint project agreement with the City of Temple Terrace for installation of the City's water facilities in conjunction with the Bullard Parkway from east of Morris Bridge to I-75 construction project.

I-C-10 Approve and execute Change Order No. 12 to agreement with Waste Management Inc. of Florida for continuing construction and operating of the Southeast County Landfill as the fourth annual extra work change order required by regulatory and permit changes for the contract period covering the remainder of FY 99 in an amount not to exceed $122,457 and to cover FY 00 in an amount not to exceed $265,443.

I-C-11 Approve the date of June 17, 1999, at 6:00 p.m. for a public hearing to adopt the Solid Waste Management system rates and assessments.

I-C-12 Approve agreement with Sico, Inc., the developer of the Avila Office Building project, authorizing the developer to oversize the offsite water main required to serve the project at a maximum cost to the County of $8,535.85.

I-C-13 Approve 1st amendment to agreement for professional consulting services with W. Ross McWilliams increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $150,000 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

I-C-14 Take the following action to establish six new capacity assessment units:

a. Adopt initial assessment resolutions for the 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 on June 16, 1999, at 11:30 a.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-15 Receive report regarding MOSI/All People's Life Center.

I-C-16 Adopt staff recommendation for a local "Brownfields Community Redevelopment Program" policy to establish a process and incentives for Brownfields designation and Brownfields projects using the Florida Brownfields Redevelopment Act of 1997 and other project funding which may become available.

I-C-17 Defer until June 30 report regarding transportation and reimbursement alternatives for jurors.

I-C-18 Defer until June 30 report regarding planned contact with property owners of the Hillsborough Heights/Taylor Road community regarding public water service.

I-C-19 Receive report regarding Capacity Assessment Unit Program.

I. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

I-D-1 Approve rental agreement with SMG Corporation for use of the Ice Palace on June 10, 1999, for Countywide Employee Meeting at a cost of $1,000, plus any applicable surcharge if levied.

I-D-2 Approve agreement with the Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Committee and the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, Inc., establishing a trust fund for donations made to the Community 2000 Millennium Committee, with no County funds required.

I-D-3 Local Law Enforcement Block Grants (LLEBG) Program:

a. Accept amended agreements between Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and the Board and the Circuit Court and the Board to reflect an additional cash match of $14,792 to meet grant requirements of 10%.

b. Community Liaison Section - Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $14,792 as additional In-Kind match to meet the 10% requirement of the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance for the "98 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant. The total award amount is $1,479,149 (including In-Kind match of $147,915).

I-D-4 Approve recommendation of the Good Government Award Committee to select James L. Redman as the 1999 recipient of the Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award.

I-D-5 Defer until June 16 report regarding meeting with Tampa Bay History Center and Mayor regarding discussion on future plans for center.

I. E. LEGAL SERVICES

I-E-1 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to bring legal action against Kimmins Contracting Corporation in Hillsborough County Court for approximately $1,300.03 pursuant to the indemnity provision in Kimmins Contracting Corporation's contract for installation of the Carrollwood Village Phase I portion of the Dale Mabry Reclaimed Water System Expansion Program.

I-E-2 Defer until June 16 report regarding amendment to Ordinance No. 97-14 to allow the use of alcoholic beverages in County parks.

I. F. OTHER OFFICES

I-F-1 Approve the following budget amendments.

a. Environmental Protection Commission - Appropriate $50,000 from the Pollution Recovery Fund (Escrow Account) for partial funding of the Adopt-A-Pond restoration project.

b. Environmental Protection Commission - Accept and appropriate $42,930 from the Pollution Recovery Trust Fund (Escrow Account) to fund the second year of a proposal entitled "Cockroach Bay Seagrass Recovery", with no general revenue funds required.

I-F-2 Approve resolution canceling ad valorem and non-ad valorem taxes on government-owned property in Hillsborough County, pursuant to Florida Statutes, Chapter 196.

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 Lands Available for Taxes in accordance with Florida Statute 197.502(7).
b. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Trust Fund and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Alternate Source Fund reports for the month ended March 31, 1999.
c. Tampa Sports Authority audited general purpose financial statements for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998.
d. Tampa Port Authority statement of revenues and expenses and debt service coverage for the six months ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to interlocal agreement dated May 1, 1995.
e. Tampa Bay Water reissued audited financial statements for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, as reissued on March 29, 1999.
f. Children's Board of Hillsborough County financial report for fiscal quarter ended March 31, 1999, pursuant to County Ordinance 88-28, Section 7.
g. Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998.
h. Hillsborough County Schedules and Audit Reports as required by OMB Circular A-133 and Section 216.349, Florida Statutes for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998.
i. Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County Supplemental Budget Versus Actual Expenditures Report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998.
j. Hillsborough County Annual Local Government Financial Report fiscal year 1998 (the annual report to the State of Florida Comptroller's Office).
k. Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Allocation of Funds–Additional Court Costs, for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, with related Independent Auditors' Report on Compliance with Florida Statutes Relating to Additional Court Costs.
l. Statement of Conflict Counsel Fees and Statement of Conflict Counsel Expenses and Costs for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, with related Independent Auditors' Report on Compliance with Florida Statutes Relating to Conflict Counsel Fees.
m. Underground Storage Tanks fiscal responsibility for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, with related independent auditors' report.
n. Landfill Closure and Long-term Care financial responsibility for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, with related independent auditors' report.
o. Hillsborough County Report to Management concerning year 2000 inquiries for the year ended September 30, 1998.
p. Hillsborough County All Inclusive Financial Report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998. (This item was presented to the BOCC on 5/5/99 and continued to this meeting for formal receipt.)
q. In compliance with Florida Statute 195,087, third budget amendment for the Hillsborough County Tax Collector for the period October 1, 1998, through September 30, 1999, as submitted to the Department of Revenue, Tallahassee.

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

I-G-3 Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory 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 six-cent fuel tax for fiscal year 2000, as provided in Florida Statute 336.025.

I-G-5 Approve submission of a certified application to the Department of Revenue for the County to be considered for funds to be distributed in fiscal year 1999-2000, under the Revenue Sharing Act, as required by Florida Statute 218.26(4).

I-G-6 Accept recommendation of Audit Selection Committee ranking the proposals for Audit Services in the following order: 1) KPMG LLP/Valiente, Hernandez & Co. P.A. and 2) Ernst and Young LLP; and authorize the County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court to begin negotiations with the firm of KPMG to provide audit services to the County, as required by Chapter 11.45 of Florida Statutes, for fiscal years 1999 and 2000-2003.

I-G-7 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of May 11-17, 1999.

I-G-8 Approve minutes:

Workshop/Transportation VIII April 14, 1999
Regular Meeting April 21, 1999

II. AUDIENCE COMMENTS

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REGULAR AGENDA

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
(Time Certain)

2:00pm III-1 Consider adoption of an ordinance regulating the Title Loan industry in Hillsborough County.

4:00pm III-2 Consider adoption of an ordinance continuing the existing 9-cent gas tax, which otherwise expires on September 30, 2000, to December 21, 2001.

4:00pm III-3 Consider setting a referendum November 7, 2000, to reimpose a one-cent gas tax commencing January 1, 2002.

a. Request by Commissioner Jan Platt to hold a Referendum on the March 14, 2000, Presidential Preference Primary Election rather than the November 7, 2000, General Election in light of the potentially controversial transportation issues slated for that November ballot.

IV. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES
(Time Certain)

1:30pm IV-1 Personal appearance by Elvin Martinez, Jr., Chairman, to present the verbal quarterly report of the Tampa/ Hillsborough County Cable Advisory Committee.

V. A. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

V-A-1 REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

a. Report and recommendation regarding proposed locations of regional service centers and a discussion regarding locating a regional service center in District #3.

V-A-2 Direct the County Attorney's Office to initiate legal action to recover all sums due and owing including interest as related to Time Warner's underpayment of cable franchise fees unless payment in full is received by close of business on July 30, 1999. (Written material will be provided under separate cover)

V. B. HUMAN SERVICES

V. C. COMMUNITY SERVICES

V-C-1 Approve the following budget amendment.

a. Public Safety Department/Emergency Management - Appropriate by super majority vote in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $79,500 from the General Fund Reserve for Contingency to provide funds to purchase cots and medical supplies for the Special Needs Shelters.

V. D. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICES

V-D-1 Approve scheduling of the following workshops and public hearings, (requires super majority vote):

a. Four workshops and four public hearings which relate to the Comprehensive Plan Amendments, requested by The Planning Commission (to be scheduled during the months of July and August, so transmittal to the Department of Community Affairs can be accomplished by late August or early September.)

V. E. LEGAL SERVICES

V-E-1 Receive the County Attorney's report concerning Dr. Bruce Siegel's disposition and take whatever action they deem appropriate.

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 from Sheriff Cal Henderson and grant application paperwork for the Cops in Schools Grant requesting Chairman's signature. Staff has reviewed and concurs with requested action.

b. Letter from Stephanie Ortel, Legislation Manager of The American Kennel Club, with the American Kennel Club position statements on proposed changes to the Animal Control Ordinance. Staff recommends the Board refer to the Animal Advisory Committee.

VI-4 Discussion and presentation regarding the Tampa Bay Estuary license plate. (Comm. Hart)

VI-5 Discussion regarding Less-Than-Fee acquisition. (Comm. Storms)

VI-6 Discussion regarding joint meeting with Pinellas County. (Comm. Norman)

VII. STAFF REPORTS

VII-1 Status report on update on sustainable building initiatives to reduce energy use and save cost.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00am Consent Items Removed.

11:45am Special EPC Meeting.

1:30pm IV-1 Personal appearance by Elvin Martinez, Jr., Chairman, to present the oral quarterly report of the Tampa/ Hillsborough County Cable Advisory Committee.

2:00pm III-1 Consider adoption of an ordinances regulating the Title Loan industry in Hillsborough County.

4:00pm III-2 Consider adoption of an ordinance continuing the existing 9-cent gas tax, which otherwise expires on September 30, 2000, to December 21, 2001.

4:00pm III-3 Consider setting a referendum November 7, 2000, to reimpose a one-cent gas tax commencing January 1, 2002.

ADDENDUM TO MAY 19 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

VI-7 Discussion regarding presentation by the Leslie Land Corporation. (Comm. Norman) (To be heard at 10:45 a.m.)

VI-8 Discussion regarding continuation of Impact Fee Ordinance Workshop for thirty days. (Comm. Norman) - (Note that next available date on BOCC Calendar is July 28).

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

VI-5 Request from Comm. Storms to delete item regarding Less-Than-Fee acquisition. She will reschedule item during middle to late June.

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

III-2 CORRECT DATE TO DECEMBER 31, 2001 - Ordinance for continuing the existing 9-cent gas tax.

V-E-1 CORRECT WORD - in item V-E-1 from disposition to deposition.

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

I-A-1i Bid for emergency purchase of eight replacement vehicles for Share-A-Van Program.
(Comm. Platt)

I-A-1n Bid for agreement for Water Resource Operations Advisor (Comm. Platt)

I-C-15 Report regarding MOSI/All People=s Life Center. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:45 a.m. VI-7 Discussion regarding presentation by the Leslie Land Corporation.
(Comm. Norman) *

11:00 a.m. Items moved from Consent Section

11:45 a.m. Special EPC Meeting.

1:30 p.m. IV-1 Personal appearance by Elvin Martinez, Jr., Chairman, to present the oral quarterly report of the Tampa/ Hillsborough County Cable Advisory Committee.

2:00 p.m. III-1 Consider adoption of an ordinances regulating the Title Loan industry in Hillsborough County.

4:00 p.m. III-2 Consider adoption of an ordinance continuing the existing 9-cent gas tax, which otherwise expires on September 30, 2000, to December 31, 2001.

4:00 p.m. III-3 Consider setting a referendum November 7, 2000, to reimpose a one-cent gas tax commencing January 1, 2002.

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

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