Archived Agendas

Thursday, July 22, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INTRODUCTION OF DR. CHARLES FURMAN, RECENTLY APPOINTED AS THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES CLINICAL SERVICES MANAGER.

FIRST PLACE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IN WATER CONSERVATION FROM THE FLORIDA SECTION OF THE AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION, ACCEPTED BY NORM DAVIS.

EARLE B. PHELPS HONORABLE MENTION TO THE DALE MABRY ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT AS THE BEST ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY FROM THE FLORIDA WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION, ACCEPTED BY RUSSELL GANT AND DWAYNE PHILLIPS.

APPROVAL OF 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.

A. CONSENT AGENDA

County Administrator

A-1. Approve sending a letter to the Bureau of Justice Assistance delegating the responsibility to Sheriff Henderson to apply for reimbursement under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAPP), and to accept the funds for Hillsborough County as required by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Office of Public Affairs

A-2. Receive report regarding Hillsborough County Council of Governments' Sign Program designating joint governmental use projects.

Community Improvement Department

A-3. Approve 3rd modification to agreement with Tampa Real Estate, Inc., for rehabilitation of the Oasis/Rainbow Apartments to include Federal Davis-Bacon Wage Requirements with no change in funding.

A-4. Approve releasing the demolition lien with accrued interest and cost assessed by resolution in the amount of $3,642.02 against property located at 11118 Brahman Road, Lithia, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one mobile home with frame addition and removal of trash, junk and debris.

A-5. Approve releasing the demolition lien with accrued interest and cost assessed by resolution in the amount of $2,333.62 against property located at 6101 20th Avenue, Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of one dilapidated mobile home and removal of trash, junk and debris.

A-6. Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $19,054.00 against property located at 1112 E. 142th Avenue, Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of twenty-six dilapidated mobile homes and removal of trash, junk and debris.

A-7. Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $2,806.00 against property located at 906 E. 120th Avenue, Tampa, for cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of a deteriorated concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk and debris.

A-8. Approve renewal and extension of the SHIP agreement with Tampa Bay Reinvestment Corporation, for a one-year period to June 30, 2000.

Parks & Recreation Department

A-9. Approve budget amendment to realign and appropriate from various impact fee zone and Park bond funds to provide current year phased funding or additional dollars to accommodate revised cost estimates for various projects in the adopted CIP, and amend the adopted CIP accordingly.

A-10. University Area:

a. Approve 1st modification to contract with the University Area Community Development Corporation to increase contract funding in the amount of $78,660. This would allow the Community Development Corporation to purchase certain approved and budgeted equipment directly, rather than have the Parks & Recreation Department purchase it for the University Area Community Center.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign $78,660 within the Parks & Recreation Department budget to accommodate providing the necessary funds to the University Area Community Development Corporation.

Public Works Department

A-11. Approve naming of approximately 0.25 mile of roadway running from the dead-end north to the end of maintenance of Sumner Road as Sumner Road and its addition to the maintained road inventory to receive Class "E" maintenance.

A-12. Approve 1st modification to miscellaneous architectural services agreement with The Robinson Green Beretta Corporation for them to compensate the County a total of $21,782 for costs incurred by the County for change order no. 1 with Bandes Construction Company Inc., for the 78th Street Branch Library at Palm River Road project.

A-13. Approve joint project agreement with GTE Florida, Incorporated for relocation of GTE Florida facilities in conjunction with the Linebaugh Avenue roadway construction project (Dale Mabry to Plantation).

A-14. Approve joint project agreement with TECO/Peoples Gas for relocation of TECO/Peoples Gas facilities in conjunction with the Linebaugh Avenue roadway construction project (Dale Mabry to Plantation).

A-15. Approve Change Order No. 1 to contract with Hendry Corporation for construction of the Friendship Trail Bridge Rehabilitation Phase I project, increasing contract amount by $10,000, with no change to contract time.

A-16. Tampa Bay Estuary:

a. Approve grant agreement with Tampa Bay Estuary Program.

b. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $5,000 of grant funds in accordance with the grant agreement with Tampa Bay Estuary Program.

A-17. Approve setting a public hearing on August 18, 1999, to establish the Street Lighting Rates for the 1999 Tax Year, and adoption of the non ad valorem assessment roll for the Hillsborough County Consolidation Street Lighting Special Purpose District.

A-18. Ratify Work Order No. 24R (Turkey creek Road Culvert Replacement) for contract with Dallas I Construction & Development, Inc., increasing the work order amount by $46,809 for a total of $113,425.

A-19. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $300,000 of grant funds and $625,000 of County matching funds in accordance with the cooperative funding agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District for Pemberton/Baker Cheek (Phase III).

Solid Waste Management Department

A-20. Northwest Station:

a. Approve amendment to the FY 99 Capital Improvement Program to provide additional funding for the Northwest Transfer Station tipping floor repair.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $50,000 from the Solid Waste Resource Recovery System General Purpose Fund to increase the budget for the Northwest Transfer Station tipping floor repair.

Water Department

A-21. Adopt the 1999 annual capacity assessment resolution for Hillsborough County's water and/or wastewater system, 1) establishing the 1999 CAU Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll and; 2) authorizing the County Administrator or his designee to certify the 1999 CAU Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll to the Tax Collector.

A-22. Approve 4th modification to contract for design and construction phase services for the South County Waste Water Treatment Plant and Effluent Disposal System with Montgomery Watson Americas, Inc. f/k/a Havens & Emerson, Inc.

Aging Services

A-23. Approve budget amendment to increase appropriations $115,259 in State Medicaid Waiver funds for the period of July 1, 1998, through August 15, 1999. The West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging has extended their 98/99 Referral Agreement for the HCBS and the Assisted Living Medicaid Waiver spending authority from July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1998, to July 1, 1999, through August 15, 1999, pending the 99/00 Medicaid Waiver contract from the State Department of Elder Affairs.

A-24. LSP Homemaker Services:

a. Approve amendment no.1 to contract agreement with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. for the period of July 1, 1999, through June 30, 2000, which decreases the contract amount from $135,093 to $123,289 in State General Revenue Funds.

b. Approve budget amendment to reduce $11,804 in State General Revenue funds for the Department of Aging Services' Homemaker Local Service program for the period of July 1, 1999, through June 30, 2000, as per amendment #1 with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging.

Animal Services

A-25. Approve amendment to Animal Services fee schedule by increasing licensing tag fees by $5, effective October 1, 1999, and in accordance with Board Policy 03.02.03.09 (User Fees and Cost Recovery) establish a cost recovery rate of 28%.

Children's Services Department

A-26. Approve agreement with the School District of Hillsborough County in an amount not to exceed $210,000 as partial payment for extended day services for (119) three and four-year-old Head Start children of families also eligible for the subsidized child care program. The term of the contract will be from July 1, 1999, to June 30, 2000, with no additional County funds to be appropriated.

A-27. Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the University of South Florida in which the Head Start Division provides Head Start Center management from March 22, 1999, until August 4, 1999, at a cost of $18,083.78 to be paid to the County and for the Head Start Division to operate the USF Head Start Center from August 4, 1999, through August 15,2000, with no additional cost to the County.

Cooperative Extension Service

A-28. Home Workshop:

a. Approve purchase order with Tampa Bay Water for the period of June 1, 1999, to September 30, 1999, for reimbursement of $1,699 for funding and promotion of "Buy Green and Save: Anatomy of a Home Workshop" to potential home buyers.

b. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate purchase order funds totaling $1,699 for the Home Environment Agents' program, with no County funds required.

Health & Social Services Department

A-29. Approve agreement with the Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., for provision of case management services to eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, in the amount of $358,377 under the State General Revenue program, for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-30. Approve agreement with the Florida Department of Health, State Health Department, for provision of mail order medication services to eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Polk Counties, in the amount of $132,000 under the State General Revenue program, for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-31. Approve agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Polk County Health Department, for provision of case management services to HIV+ individuals in the amount of $68,988 of which $3,822 is for residents of Hardee County and $65,166 is for residents of Polk County, for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-32. Approve agreement with Manatee County Rural Health Services, Inc., for provision of case management services to HIV+ individuals in Manatee County in an amount not to exceed $37,049 for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-33. Approve agreement with the Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc., for provision of case management services to eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, in the amount of $230,992 under the State General Revenue program, for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-34. Approve agreement with the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, acting for the Board of Regents, a public corporation of the State of Florida, under Title I of the Ryan White CARE Act for provision of primary medical care services to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County in an amount not to exceed $80,060 for the period beginning June 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-35. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $176,191 to provide for Kidcare Outreach for the period April 1, 1999, through January 31, 2000. Funds are provided by a sub-agreement with the University of South Florida, with no County funds required.

A-36. Approve 3rd modification to existing contract with Administrative Services for RFP No. C-103-95, Provision of Third Party Administrative Services to effect the mutually agreed termination of portions of the contract related to utilization review services and pharmacy claims processing effective upon award of these services to another contractor or contractors and after written notice by the Director of Health and Social Services; and to revise the compensation as specified in the Background.

A-37. Specialized Transportation Program, Share-A-Van Services, update.

Library Services Department

A-38. Amend Board Policy #03.00.02, as recommended by the 1995 Performance Audit of Library Services. Attached Fee Schedule to become effective August 1, 1999.

A-39. Approve interlocal agreement with the City of Temple Terrace for provision of library service during fiscal year 1998-99 in the amount of $217,754.

A-40. City of Plant City:

a. Approve interlocal agreement with the City of Plant City for provision of public library service during fiscal year 1998-99, in the amount of $223,704.

b. Library Services Department - Approve budget amendment to appropriate $3,458 from the library's operating expense budget to add the necessary funds to those already appropriated in Character 80.

Economic Development

A-41. Approve renewal of contract with the University of South Florida for provision of occupational training to Job Training Partnership Act participants, for a one-year period, beginning August 22, 1999, and ending August 21, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $120,000, using Federal/State funds.

A-42. Ratify the Mayoral appointments to the Hillsborough County Workforce Board: 1) James Hammond (Automated Research), Barbara Hendry (Hendry Corporation), Ella Kay Tabb (TECO), and Laura Lorenzen (Capital One), Jenny Hough (Superbrand Dairy Products), and Terrie Morrison (St. Paul Companies) as business members; 2) George Pennington (J. Clifford MacDonald Training Center) as a community-based organization member representing individuals with disabilities; 3) Joanna Tokley (Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League) and Steve Cona (Associated Builders and Contractors) as discretionary appointments; 4) Jeanette LaRussa Fenton as the Mayor's designee; and appoint 5) Beth Fiquette (The Centre for Women) as a BOCC discretionary appointment effective July 22, 1999, pursuant to the provisions of the Workforce Investment Act.

Management & Budget Department

A-43. Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund.

A-44. Receive Status Report Grant Applications In-Process.

A-45. Receive report regarding May 1999 Financial Summary.

A-46. Approve budget amendment to realign $55,000 in non-departmental countywide general fund appropriations in order to provide additional funding for the HARTSAVERS Bus Passes program.

A-47. Approve budget amendment to reappropriate, in four funds $211,639 in FY 98 appropriations to fully fund the Property Appraiser's computer assisted mass appraisal system (CAMA) which was originally approved and budgeted in FY 98 but not fully expended.

Purchasing Department

A-48. Bid No. C-449-97 – Health & Social Services Department –Provision Of Professional Visual Services – Approve 1st modification with Robinson's Eyecare, Inc., which extends the contract for an additional sixty-days through September 30, 1999, increasing the contract by $31,353.66 for a not-to-exceed amount of $266,506.15 at the same terms and conditions.

A-49. RFP C-472-97 – Insurance & Claims Department – Novation Agreement And 1st Amendment, 3rd Party Administration And Managed Care Services – Approve novation agreement between Hillsborough County, Integrated Healthcare Delivery Services Corporation, and Cambridge Integrated Services Group, Incorporated; and, amendment no. 1 with Cambridge Integrated Services Group, Incorporated, for provision of managed care services for Worker's Compensation and 3rd Party Administrator Services for workers' compensation, general liability, and auto claims. Amendment No. 1 adds additional services in the amount of $62,000 and increases funding for current services by $338,000 to cover an unexpected increase in claims volume. The new not-to-exceed amount is $2,219,960.

A-50. Bid No. C-122-98 – Children's Services Department/Head Start Division – Child Care Food Program – Approve 1st modification to contract with G. A. Food Service of Pinellas County, Inc., to retroactively increase the contract amount by $52,075.57 for the period April 1, 1998, through March 31, 1999, and further increase the contract amount by $44,205.84 for the period April 1, 1999, through March 31, 2000, increasing the not-to-exceed amount from $550,480.20 to $646,761.61.

A-51. Bid No. C-155-98 – Water Department – Motor Rewind Services – Approve a novation agreement between EME Engineering Ltd., Padgett-Swann Machinery Company, Inc., to provide motor rewind services.

A-52. Bid No. PC-204-98 - Public Works Department - Miscellaneous Facilities Construction (Level B) Term Contract 1 - Approve renewal with R.M. Halt & Associates d/b/a Cadstruct, for an additional two-year period or a maximum amount of $1,400,000, as explained in Background.

A-53. RFQ No. C-548-99 - Economic Development Department - Technical Assistance Provider For Disadvantaged Minority/Disadvantaged Women Business Enterprises & Small Business Encouragement Programs - Approve evaluation teams' ranking of the top three firms as identified in Background; approve selection of and authorize a contract with USF Small Business Development Center, for a one-year period beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed, in an amount not to exceed $50,000. This contract contains one one-year renewal option, at the sole option of the County, at the same terms and conditions. (Continued from June 30 meeting)

A-54. Bid No. S-589-99 – Parks and Recreation Department – Roadway Landscape Maintenance – Award bid for a two-year period to the low responsive and responsible bidders Timberline Landscape Management for Groups I & III in an amount not to exceed $170,280 and JMC Property Management for Group II in an amount not to exceed $173,150. The total estimated amount of the award is $343,385.10 for a period of two years beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed. At the sole option of the County, each contract may be renewed for an additional two-year period at the same terms and conditions. Further, request the Board reject bid submitted by Autumnvale Landscape Management for the reason stated in Background.

A-55. RFP No. S-592-99 – Health & Social Services Department – Provision Of Automated Paratransit Reservations & Scheduling Software System – Award request for proposal to the best proposer, Intelitran, in an amount not to exceed $56,903 for the initial purchase, which includes 1) software installation, training and one year support and 2) an additional file server. At the sole option of the County, software maintenance and additional programming hours are renewable for up to two additional one-year periods following the initial one-year term from date of acceptance. The Director of Purchasing will issue purchase orders in accordance with the contract for subsequent years of maintenance and programming, as long as the cost for these items does not exceed the existing delegated authority.

A-56. Bid No. P-639-99 – Fleet Management / Public Works Departments – Purchase Of One 65 Foot Bucket Truck – Reject all bids for reasons stated in Background.

A-57. Bid No. P-653-99 – Various Departments – Purchase Of Sod – Approve the correction of a scrivener's error on the original agenda item which revises the awarded amount to Sun City Sod, Tampa, for Sections B and F to read, in the amount of $121,050 and revises the award amount to Raulerson & Son, Inc., Tampa, for Sections E and I to read, in the amount of $71,800.

A-58. Bid No. C-654-99, CIP NO. 40964 – Public Works – Occident Street Drainage Improvements – Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Southwest Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $374,392.14.

A-59. Bid No. P-666-99 – Fleet Management and Parks and Recreation Departments – One Diesel Powered Maintainer – Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Linder Industrial Machinery Company of Plant City, in the amount of $57,500 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase one additional unit, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications. Further, reject bid from Trax, Inc., for reasons stated in Background.

A-60. Bid No. C-670-99 – CIP No. 16403 – Water Department – South County WWTP Area Lighting Improvements – Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, A& E Electric Company, Inc., in the amount of $70,715.

A-61. Bid No. C-677-99, CIP No. 40968 – Public Works Department – Sligh Avenue Phase I Drainage Improvements – Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, G.E.T.S. Construction Development, Inc., in the amount of $343,492.86.

A-62. Bid No. P-697-99 – Public Safety Department – Purchase of Cots And Mattresses – Award bid to the sole bidder, Servision, Inc. of North Miami, in the amount of $55,612.50 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase up to an additional 1250 units, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications.

A-63. File No. T-715-99 – Various Departments – Guaranteed Toll Accounts – Authorize the County Administrator or his designee to apply for Florida Guaranteed Toll cards with the State of Florida Department of Transportation for payment of toll usage on FDOT operated toll plazas in accordance with Section 338.155, Florida Statutes and Chapter 14-80, Florida Administrative Code. Further, authorize the County Administrator to execute the Guaranteed Toll Account Agreement as required by FDOT.

A-64. File No. S-733-99 – Aging Services Department – Provision Of Personal Care Services – Ratify staff action and authorize payment to THG Home Health Care, Inc., for the provision of personal care services in the amount of $10,654 for reasons stated in Background.

Real Estate Department

A-65. Approve and accept donation of grant and declaration of easement agreement with Citrus Park Venture Limited Partnership, a Florida limited partnership, pertaining to the water service within the Plaza at Citrus Park in Northwest Hillsborough County.

A-66. Convey a quit claim deed to Nora and Albert F. Wirth, for the purpose of releasing an obsolete easement that was previously granted to the County for installing and assessing a water meter.

A-67. Approve agreement to acquire a permanent easement agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Geraldine Ann Granger, in the amount of $4,875 for a drainage improvement project along Delaney Creek between the railroad tracks and 86th Street.

A-68. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Edna L. Bohlayer and Andrew W. Scroggins, as joint tenants with right of survivorship, in the amount of $6,000 for drainage right-of-way along Delaney Creek between the railroad tracts and 86th Street.

A-69. Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Reba C. Linde, in the amount of $26,300 for drainage right-of-way along Delaney Creek between the railroad tracts and 86th Street

A-70. Approve and authorize execution of a memorandum of license agreement with AT&T Wireless Services of Florida, Inc. This memorandum will allow AT&T to record evidence of their agreement in the public records which will allow them to obtain title insurance. This memorandum reflects the agreement approved by the Board at their meeting of May 19.

A-71. Accept easement from New Tampa Enterprises, Inc. for sidewalk purposes located at the New Tampa mini warehouse complex, along the east side of Bearss Avenue, extending approximately 750 feet south of 148th Avenue and contains 0.21 acres, more or less.

A-72. Accept a permanent drainage easement by donation from Carol and Reed Heuer, for the Martinez easement drainage improvement project, and further authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance.

A-73. Accept a permanent drainage easement by donation from Mitzi D. and Jerry D. Landford, for the Martinez easement drainage improvement project, and further authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance.

A-74. Accept a permanent drainage easement by donation from Catherine and John Henry McDaniel, for the Martinez easement drainage improvement project, and further authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance.

A-75. Accept a permanent drainage easement by donation from Nancy D. and James R. Long, for the Martinez easement drainage improvement project, and further authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance.

A-76. Accept a permanent drainage easement by donation from Juanita G. and Phillip R. Duke for the Martinez easement drainage improvement project, and further authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance.

A-77. Approve two agreements and authorize acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from Arvida/JMB Partners, a Florida general partnership, in the amount of $2,220 for a permanent easement and temporary construction easement located in the Riverhills Country Club.

A-78. Accept conveyance of a 20' x 375' perpetual drainage easement being donated by Jerome Silvers & Associates, Inc. for the purpose of accommodating the storm sewer run-off associated with Westchase Development "419".

A-79. Accept donation of road right-of-way for Providence Lakes Boulevard extension from Pulte Home Corporation, a Michigan Corporation, which is located west of kings Avenue, approximately 3/4 miles north of Bloomingdale Avenue.

A-80. Approve contract with R.E.O. Investments, Inc., and authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance in the amount of $625,000 for right-of-way for Providence Road, Phase III; authorize payment of property owner professional fees and costs not to exceed $15,000 which includes attorney fees to Ruden, McClosky, et al (Vincent Marchetti), and Tropical Realty Appraisal Services; and, designate remainder parcel of 2.16 acres as the site for a future fire station.

A-81. Pursuant to Section 125.38, Florida Statutes, adopt resolution authorizing donation of County property to the State of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for a water storage area needed in conjunction with construction of improvements to S.R. 93 (I-275) and authorize the Chairman to execute the deed for conveyance of same.

A-82. Approve and authorize execution of a five-year lease with the Brandon Crossings, LTD for 9,935 sq. ft. of office space in the Brandon Crossings Shopping Center, 10060 Adamo drive, Brandon. The rent for the five-year term will be $12,816.15 per month plus all operating cost. The rental rate per sq. ft. per annum will be $15.48 for the 5 year term which includes the build-out cost of $155,000.

A-83. Approve and authorize execution of agreement for use of facility with the Riverview Chamber of Commerce. This facility will be used as a Neighborhood Justice Center for conflict resolution in the Riverview area. The "Center" will be located in the office of the Chamber of Commerce 7230 Highway 301 South. The term of the agreement will be for one year with automatic renewals for like terms. The Court will provide its own equipment with the Chamber of Commerce providing their facilities at no cost.

A-84. Approve and authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with the Supervisor of Elections for use of a portion of the Supervisor's facilities at the County Warehouse Complex on Faulkenburg Road for use as a temporary location for County Government in case County Center should not be available due to a disaster which renders the building and its facilities unusable for a period of time. The facility has 50 available telephone lines, computer lines, emergency generator capacity and is located in a concrete building with very little glass. The agreement would be for an unlimited period except during those years when the facilities are needed to prepare for an election.

A-85. Approve a 2nd amendment of lease with Striper Partners IV, Ltd., for 1,746 square feet of office space in Bay Plaza for the Children's Services Department, extend the lease for a five-year term from August 1, 1999, through July 31, 2004. The rental rate starts at $12.25/sf the first year and increases 50 cents per square foot per year. This is a full service lease.

A-86. Approve a 2nd amendment of lease with Striper Partners IV, Ltd., for 3,504 square feet of office space in Bay Plaza for the Public Safety Department, extend the lease for a five-year term from August 1, 1999, through July 31, 2004. The rental rate starts at $12.25/sf the first year and increases 50 cents per square foot per year. This is a full service lease.

A-87. Approve and authorize execution of a five year lease with the John Hancock Life Insurance Company, for 7,224 sq. ft. of office space in the Netpark, Tampa Bay Center at 5701 E. Hillsborough Avenue (the former Eastlake Mall), for the Planning and Growth Management Department, as a permit services office. The rent for the first two years of the term will be $10,010.69 per month, the third and fourth years of the term will be $10,522.39 and the last year of the term the rent will be $11,064.19 per month. This is a full service lease with the exception of janitorial and electricity. There is no rent for the first two months of the lease. The rental rate per sq. ft. per annum will be $16.63 for the first and second years, $17.48 the third and fourth years and $18.38

A-88. Defer until August 4 report regarding proposed land exchange with the Leslie Land Corporation.

Environmental Protection Commission

A-89. Pollution Recovery:

a. Approve transfer of $98,657 in unexpended funds from City of Tampa grant funds to Pollution Recovery Escrow Fund as provided for in the Grant Agreement.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $98,657 from the Pollution Recovery Escrow Fund for a pollution prevention/waste reduction program within the Environmental Protection Commission' Pollution Recovery Operating Fund, with no County funds required.

A-90. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate additional $21,500 from the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council/Tampa Bay Estuary Which represents an addenda to the Inter-governmental Agreement for Benthic & Sediment Quality Analyses-1998/99, with no General Funds required.

Clerk Of The Circuit Court

A-91. Receipt of Official Board Records: (Reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records.)

a. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Trust Fund and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Alternate Source Fund reports for the month ended May 31, 1999.
b. City of Plant City, Florida, annual financial report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, in accordance with Florida Statutes 163.356(3c) and 163.387(8).
c. Proposed budget for fiscal years 1999-2000 for the following Community Development Districts, pursuant to Florida Statute 190.008(2)(b). Each district will schedule a public hearing in sixty days to adopt the budget.
• Fishhawk
• Lake St. Charles
• Palm Bay

A-92. Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

A-93. Approve application for tax deed, pursuant to Florida Statute 197.502(3), submitted by the Tax Collector covering 325 parcels on the tax rolls valued over $5,000, requiring a title search fee of $125 per parcel, for a total cost of $40,625. Funds included in current budget, no new funds are required. (Backup on file in Board Records.)

A-94. Approve audit and arbitrage rebate services agreement with Ernst & Young LLP to provide independent auditing and arbitrage rebate services to the County for the five-year period beginning with fiscal year 1999 and ending with fiscal year 2003, with a maximum upset limit of $1,500,000 to be prorated on an annual basis at $300,000 per year. The arbitrage rebate services will begin with calculations for the period ending September 30, 2000, for a five year period, on a per Bond Issue/Loan basis as identified in the contract in a total amount not to exceed $49,250 annually.

A-95. Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of June 29-July 19, 1999.

A-96. Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting June 02, 1999
Town Hall June 03, 1999
Land Use and Continued Regular June 08, 1999
Workshop/Budget (a.m.) June 09, 1999
Workshop/Budget (p.m.) June 09, 1999
Workshop/Joint Board/Public Safety Coordinating Council June 10, 1999
Public Hearing/Budget June 10, 1999
Workshop/Budget (a.m.) June 15, 1999
Workshop/Budget (p.m.) June 15, 1999
Regular Meeting June 16, 1999
Workshop/Budget June 16, 1999
Public Hearing/Budget June 17, 1999

B. REGULAR AGENDA

County Administrator

B-1. Approve scheduling of the following workshop: (requires super majority vote):

a. Fire Rescue staffing and response times.

Office of Management Analysis

B-2. Group Performance Audit Contract:

a. Award Alternate B (Request for Proposal No. S-579-99) for the Human Services Group (Aging Services, Children's Services, & Cooperative Extension) performance audit to the best proposer, Valiente, Hernandez & Co., P.A. in the not-to-exceed amount of $166,250 for a contract term effective with the date of the County's Notice to Proceed to terminate one year later, and reject the proposal from MGT of America as non responsive for reasons stated in the Background.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign $166,250 in the countywide general fund, non-departmental FY 99 appropriations for performance audits to the Office of Management Analysis to cover the full cost of the contract

County Attorney's Office

2:30pm B-3. Report regarding amendment to Ordinance No. 97-14 to allow the use of alcoholic beverages in County parks. (Deferred from June 16 meeting) (To be heard in conjunction with Item B-14)

1:45pm B-4. Approve 5th modification to contract between the Board, the Hillsborough County Sheriff, and Ericsson, Inc. for RFP C-130-93, purchase and implementation of 800 MHz Radio Communications System. The modification provides for Ericsson to accomplish the installation of certain items and services necessary to bring the system into compliance with Ericsson's Y2K-ready platform.

1:45pm B-5. Verbal report on the 800 MHz Radio System for the Sheriff's Department, as directed by the Board on March 17.

B-6. Report and recommendation regarding water main and zoning buffer encroachment relative to Marriott ACLF (continued from June 30 meeting)

B-7. Review and discuss the requested workplace violence policy (Attachment 1) and the requested workplace violence ordinance (Attachment 2).

B-8. Authorize issuance of letter of agreement authorizing Crime Stoppers of West Central Florida, inc. ("Crime Stoppers") to apply for and accept $135,995 in grant funds from the Office of the Attorney General as an agent of Hillsborough County, pursuant to Section 16.7555, Florida Statutes (1998) or alternatively, that the BOCC authorize County staff to submit an appropriate grant for the same funds and to subsequently administer the grant by reimbursing expenses incurred and documented by Crime Stoppers.

Parks & Recreation Department

3:15pm B-9. Consider leasing the new facility at the University Area Park to the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc.

Planning & Growth Management Department

B-10 Upper Tampa Bay Trail: (Continued from June 16 meeting)

a. Revise scope of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail to eliminate Phase II-B from the County's Capital Improvement Program, and realign the funding and revise the schedule for all UTBT CIP projects, as described in Attachments A and B.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign $533,000 in CIP funds among UTBT projects to match scope.

Water Department

B-11. Report regarding planned contact with property owners of the Hillsborough Heights/Taylor Road community regarding public water service. (Deferred from June 30 meeting)

Economic Development Department

3:00pm B-12. Report regarding economic programs to promote quality job creation, as directed by the Board on May 5.

Management & Budget

B-13. Approve subscription agreement with Novus Services Inc. to allow departments to accept credit cards from customers to pay for County services.

Real Estate Department

2:30pm B-14. Adopt 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. (Deferred from June 16 meeting) (To be heard in conjunction with Item B-3)

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

Community Improvement Department

2:00pm C-1. Consider adopting the County's amended FY 1998-99 Action Plan contained in the FY 1998-2001 Consolidated Planning Document and the Action Plan for 1999-2000. The annual Action Plans consolidate funding applications for the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant, and HOME funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

1:30pm D-1. Appearance by John Fitzgerald and Mike Olsen of Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful to present the Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful's annual report. (Deferred from June 2 meeting)

E. COMMISSIONERS SECTION

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

E-2. Appointments to various boards and councils.

E-3. Correspondence received by the Board.

a. Letter from Barbara Romano, Chair, Agency on Bay Management, regarding EPA Management, Operation and Maintenance (MOM) Program. The Natural Resources/Environmental Impact Review Committee of the Agency on Bay Management is recommending that every community around Tampa Bay partake in a sewer system self audit program.

b. Letter from Warren Clark, D.Min., Executive Director, Cars for Success!, requesting the Board's endorsement of this program.

E-4. Discussion regarding the County's Share-A-Van Program. (Comm. Storms)

2:45pm E-5. Discussion regarding erosion problem in subdivision. (Comm. Storms)

E-6. Discussion regarding welcome signs for Town ‘N Country. (Comm. Wacksman)

E-7. Discussion regarding development of committee to craft a hospital lien ordinance proposal to go to our Legislative Delegation. (Comm. Norman)

F. STAFF REPORTS

Planning & Growth Management Department

F-1. Report regarding transportation and reimbursement alternatives for jurors. (Deferred from June 30 meeting)

Information Technology Services

F-2. Report regarding update on Year 2000 Compliance

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00am Items removed from Consent Section.

1:30pm D-1. Appearance by John Fitzgerald and Mike Olsen of Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful to present the Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful's annual report. (Deferred from June 2 meeting)

1:45pm B-4 Approve 5th modification to contract between the Board, the Hillsborough County Sheriff, and Ericsson, Inc. for RFP C-130-93, purchase and implementation of 800 MHz Radio Communications System. The modification provides for Ericsson to accomplish the installation of certain items and services necessary to bring the system into compliance with Ericsson's Y2K-ready platform.

B-5 Verbal report on the 800 MHz Radio System for the Sheriff's Department, as directed by the Board on March 17.

2:00pm C-1. Consider adopting the County's amended FY 1998-99 Action Plan contained in the FY 1998-2001 Consolidated Planning Document and the Action Plan for 1999-2000. The annual Action Plans consolidate funding applications for the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant, and HOME funded by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

2:30pm B-3 Report regarding amendment to Ordinance No. 97-14 to allow the use of alcoholic beverages in County parks. (Deferred from June 16 meeting) (To be heard in conjunction with Item B-14)

B-14. Adopt 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. (Deferred from June 16 meeting) (To be heard in conjunction with Item B-3)

2:45pm E-5. Discussion regarding erosion problem in subdivision. (Comm. Storms)

3:00pm B-12 Report regarding economic programs to promote quality job creation, as directed by the Board on May 5.

3:15pm B-9 Consider leasing the new facility at the University Area Park to the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc.

Prepared July 21, 1999, 4:12pm

ADDENDUM TO July 22 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

E-8 Discussion regarding televising the public meeting - Cone Ranch and Dispersed Wells on Saturday, July 24, 1999. (Comm. Storms)

E-9 Discussion regarding letter of support for the Florida Park Service, Alafia River State Recreation Area. (Comm. Platt)

E-10 Discussion regarding nomination of Nupur Lala for the Favorite Sons and Daughters award. (Comm. Platt)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

B-3 & B-14 Use of alcoholic beverages in County parks and BOCC policy regarding serving alcoholic beverages on County-owned real estate -- DEFER UNTIL AUGUST 4

B-6 Report and recommendation regarding water main and zoning buffer encroachment relative to Marriott ACLF. -- CONTINUE TO JULY 27 LAND USE MEETING

B-8. Issuance of letter of agreement regarding Crime Stoppers of West Central Florida, Inc. ("Crime Stoppers").-- DEFER UNTIL AUGUST 4

B-9 Consider leasing the new facility at the University Area Park to the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. -- DEFER UNTIL AUGUST 4

E-5 Discussion regarding erosion problem in subdivision -- DELETE ITEM AS REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER STORMS

E-6 Discussion regarding welcome signs for Town ‘N Country -- DELETE ITEM AS REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER WACKSMAN

F-1. Report regarding transportation and reimbursement alternatives for jurors. -- DEFER UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

B-11. Correct agenda item to read: Approve alternative 4 to defer the decision to proceed with the Hillsborough Heights Water System project until the Thonotosassa Area Community Based Plan is completed.

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

A-2 Receive report regarding Hillsborough County Council of Governments' Sign Program designating joint governmental use projects. (Comm. Platt)

A-25 Amendment to Animal Services fee schedule by increasing licensing tag fees by $5, effective October 1, 1999, and in accordance with Board Policy 03.02.02.09 (User Fees and Cost Recovery) establish a cost recovery rate of 28%. (Comms. Platt & Storms)

A-36 Approve 3rd modification to existing contract with Administrative Services for RFP No. C-103-95, Provision of Third Party Administrative Services. (Comms. Platt & Hart)

A-49 Novation Agreement And 1st Amendment, 3rd Party Administration And Managed Care Services. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

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

1:30 p.m. D-1. Appearance by John Fitzgerald and Mike Olsen of Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful.

1:45 p.m. B-4 Approve 5th modification to contract between the Board, the Hillsborough County Sheriff, and Ericsson, Inc. for RFP C-130-93, purchase and implementation of 800 MHz Radio Communications System.

B-5 Verbal report on the 800 MHz Radio System for the Sheriff's Department, as directed by the Board on March 17.

2:00 p.m. C-1. Consider adopting the County's amended FY 1998-99 Action Plan contained in the FY 1998-2001 Consolidated Planning Document and the Action Plan for 1999-2000.

3:00 p.m. B-12 Report regarding economic programs to promote quality job creation, as directed by the Board on May 5.

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

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