Archived Agendas

Wednesday, August 4, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

POW/MIA FLAG CEREMONY

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

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

Aging Services

A-1 1999-2000 Medicaid Waiver Spending Authority Contract:

a. Approve the 1999-00 Medicaid Waiver Spending Authority Contract with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging Inc., which authorizes the contract for the period of August 16, 1999, through June 30, 2000, and authorizes payment in the amount of $675,785 (HCBS) and $200,321 (AL) for the Hillsborough County Medicaid Waiver spending authority for the first quarter of the State Fiscal Year 99/00. The in-home and community based services waiver allocation for the total program year is $2,703,140 and the assisted living waiver allocation is $801,286 for a total 1999-00 spending authority of $3,504,426 which covers services provided by Hillsborough County and outside vendors.

b. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $1,257,248 to provide for Hillsborough County's estimated portion of the 1999/00 Medicaid Waiver spending Authority for the period August 16, 1999, through June 30, 2000.

Animal Services

A-2 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to draft an amendment to Hillsborough County Ordinance 81-20, as amended by Hillsborough County Ordinance 83-5, and to advertise and set a public hearing date of August 18, 1999, at 2:00 p.m. for said amendment, for the purpose of striking fees from the ordinance so that the Board may set new fees with recommendations in the FY 00 and FY 01 budget by BOCC Policy.

Clerk of the Circuit Court

A-3 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. Proposed budgets for fiscal years 1999 and 2000 for the newly established Covington Park Community Development District, pursuant to Florida Statute 190.008.(2)(b).

A-4 Satisfaction of release of claims covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

A-5 Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

A-6 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of July 27 through August 2, 1999.

A-7 Approve minutes:
Land Use June 22, 1999
Workshop/Budget (a.m.) June 29, 1999
Workshop/Budget (p.m.) June 29, 1999
Regular June 30, 1999
Workshop/Budget and Continued Regular Meeting July 01, 1999

Communications Department

A-8 Authorize the County Attorney's office to amend Hillsborough County Ordinance 98-54, governing the Code Enforcement Board and Special Master.

Community Improvement Department

A-9 Approve budget amendment to realign $373,472 of the department approved budget within CDBG funds to complete capital projects in the current fiscal year.

A-10 Approve resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $1,936.00 against the property located at 7224 Donald Avenue, folio #27100.0000, for the cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of a dilapidated frame dwelling and removal of trash, junk, and debris.

A-11 Approve resolution assessing lien in the amount of $2,725.75 against property located at 3804 N. Highway 301, folio #43255.0000, for the cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of two (2) dilapidated mobile homes and removal of trash, junk and debris.

A-12 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $1,589,246 distribution of excess documentary stamp tax collection from the Florida Housing Finance Corporation and $220,000 of program income funds. Re-appropriate $1,319,366 fund balance from FY 97-98, Local Housing Assistance Program.

County Attorney

A-13 Approve scheduling November 2, 1999 for placing a referendum for the Carrollwood Recreation District and the Valrico Manor Special District on the ballot.

A-14 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the claim of Elizabeth and Richard Miller v. Hillsborough County, #98-5702, Div. A, in the settlement amount of $99,990.

A-15 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to settle the claim of Doe v. Hillsborough County, #98-2104, in the settlement amount of $65,000.

Court Administration

A-16 Approve budget amendment to realign the existing budget to allow for a refund of unexpended grant funds and authorize a refund of $25,725.71 to the Office of the State Courts Administrator.

A-17 Approve budget amendment to realign the existing budget for the Courts to cover projected expenditures through year end.

A-18 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate a $38,668 purchase order from the Department of Children and Families for continuation of assessment/interview services at the Children's Advocacy Center.

Debt Management

A-19 Based on final closing figures, appropriate the proceeds of the Court Facilities Revenue Bonds, Series 1999 and various revenues and appropriations committed by the 13th Judicial Circuit Court to the funds and accounts established by Bond Resolution R99-100 for the flow and uses provided therein.

Economic Development Department

A-20 Appoint to the Hillsborough County Workforce Board: (1) Gary Cothron (Millwright Local 1000) as a member representing Labor Organizations; and appoint (2) Conrad Varnum (Central Maintenance & Welding) and Simone Ganns-Barefield (GGA Contract Staffing Services, Inc.) as members representing private sector business effective August 4, 1999, pursuant to the provisions of the Workforce Investment Act.

Health & Social Services Department

A-21 Approve budget amendment to appropriate additional grant funds totaling $123,750 for a revised grant total of $165,000 as per agreement with the State of Florida Department of Children and Families for the Child Care Licensing Program during the period from July 1, 1999, through June 30, 2000, with no additional County funds required.

A-22 Approve agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Hernando County Health Department, for provision of primary medical care services in an amount not to exceed $11,507 and dental services in an amount not to exceed $111,540, to HIV+ individuals in Hernando County, for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-23 Approve 1st modification to agreement with the Department of Health, Pinellas County Health Department under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for provision of medication services from $177,711 to $252,093 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County for the period ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-24 Approve 4th modification to agreement with Tampa-Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act adding funding for provision of Case Management Specialty Care Center services in the amount of $31,350 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County for the period beginning July 1, 1999, and ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required.

A-25 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act adding funding for provision of adherence services in the amount of $40,000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando Counties for the period ending February 29, 2000, with no County funds required. (Written material will be provided under separate cover)

A-26 Approve 1st modification to agreement with Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc. under the Ryan White CARE amending the number of unduplicated clients from 384 to 266 for the period beginning March 1, 1999 and ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV + individuals in Pinellas County, with no County funds required.

A-27 Approve the 2nd modification to agreement with Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department under the Ryan White CARE Act adding funding for the provision of Primary Care Services in the amount of $80,059 for the period beginning July 1, 1999 and ending February 29, 2000 and correcting the allocation amount for Outpatient Specialty Care (Dermatology) from $47,448 to $47,443 for eligible HIV + individuals in Hillsborough County for the period ending February 29, 2000, with no county funds required.

A-28 Approve the 5th modification to agreement with Florida Department of Health, Hernando County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of primary medical care from $71,968 to $66,592 and primary medical care specifically for HIV + women, infants, and children from $34, 687 to $32, 167, both for the period ending February 29, 2000, and adding dental services in the amount of $7,896 for the period beginning March 1,1999 and ending June 30, 1999 , with no County funds required.

A-29 Approve the agreement between Hillsborough County and the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. for the promotion of patriotic observances for the period of October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000 at a cost not to exceed $5,000. These funds are budgeted as "Non-Departmental activities as allotments by Legislative Acts."

A-30 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Award Agreement and Resolution:

a. Approve the CSBG Award Agreement for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000 in the amount of $1,576,579 in federal funds with a required match of $315,421 ($171,403 in budgeted County cash match, $136,618 budgeted County in-kind match and funds to operate the CSBG funded programs for fiscal year 2000 to be reimbursed pending receipt of grant funds from the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs.

b. Adopt resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign the CSBG Award Agreement.

Human Resources

A-31 Ratify and approve a collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 167 to be in full force and effect for the period July 1, 1999, through September 30, 2001.

Management & Budget

A-32 Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund.

A-33 Receive report regarding economic issues related to annexation of East Meadows into the City of Tampa.

A-34 Establishment of Funds for Tampa Bay Water Issues: (Written material will be provided under separate cover)

a. Approve budget amendment to transfer $3,167,000 in General Fund revenue from the Central Facilities Maintenance Shop capital project to provide the balance of fiscal year 2000 funding for review of Tampa Bay Water projects.

b. Approve resolution to amend the fiscal year 99 through fiscal year 04 capital improvement program to delete the Central Facilities Maintenance Shop from the funded program (and added the project to the unfunded project listing).

A-35 Defer until September 15, reports regarding Blue Ribbon Committee recommendations.

Neighborhood Relations Office

A-36 Defer until August 18 report and recommendation regarding abandoned shopping carts.

Parks & Recreation

A-37 Defer until August 18 Report regarding proposed land exchange with the Leslie Land Corporation. (Deferred from July 22 meeting)

Public Works Department

A-38 Approve change order no. 1 to contract with Anderson & Shah Roofing, Inc., to reduce the remaining Article 21 allowance by $20,150 and reduce the allowance time by 27 days and reduce Article 12 permit allowance by $1,425 for the Cooperative Extension building re-roofing.

A-39 Approve change order no. 1 to contract with Southwest Contracting, Inc., for construction of the Bruce B. Downs Boulevard intersection improvements at 42nd Street and Skipper east project, decreasing the contract amount by $17,810.30, with no change in contract time.

A-40 Approve change order no. 1 to contract with Kimmins Construction Corporation for stormwater work order construction services , central, south and east (FY 99) increasing the contract amount by $142,319.50, with no change in contract time and add new paragraph to Article 1.02.1 in special conditions.

A-41 Approve change order no. 1 to contract with Gulfstates Industries, Inc., for Big Bend Maintenance Unit #3 roof replacement metal storage building, to credit back the County for unused Article 21 allowance of $12, and Article 12 permit allowance of $665 and reduce the allowance time by 24 days.

A-42 Enter a joint project agreement with GTE, Florida, for removal of existing GTE facilities and installation of new facilities along the length (approximately 1.5 miles) of the Bloomingdale Avenue (Bell Shoals to Lithia Pinecrest) project.

A-43 Approve naming of approximately 0.10 mile of roadway running from the end of pavement of 1st Avenue NW to the dead-end as 1st Avenue NW and its addition to the maintained road inventory to receive Class "E" maintenance.

A-44 Approve cooperative funding agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District for design of the Balm Road wetland and stormwater treatment project.

A-45 Authorize the Chairman to execute the interagency/Public Works agreement with the Florida Department of Corrections for use of a prison public work squad to perform maintenance duties on County-maintained rights-of-way.

A-46 Approve agreement with the University of South Florida for work on the Stormwater Atlas Project, which will include development and testing of a new Stormwater Atlas Protocol.

A-47 Approve budget amendment to reduce the grant budget for the SR 580 landscape project with the Department of Transportation by $9,968 in order to close the grant and bring the budget in alignment with actual revenues and expenditures.

A-48 Approve budget amendment to realign grant budget for the Stormwater Public Education/ Adopt-A-Pond Program, with the Southwest Florida Water Management District by $3,477 to close out the grant and align the budget with actual revenues and expenditures.

A-49 Approve budget amendment to reduce the Cockroach Bay Restoration grant budget with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by $44,576 in order to close the grant and align the budget with actual revenues and expenditures.

A-50 Approve budget amendment to reduce the Cockroach Bay Restoration grant budget with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by $115,777 and transfer $11,244 from unincorporated area general fund in order to close the grant and cover project costs with County dollars.

A-51 Approve budget amendment to realign $52,000 from the Sligh Avenue & 56th Street intersection improvement project grant fund to the constitutional fuel tax fund.

A-52 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $15,000 of grant funds in accordance with agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation Highway safety project.

A-53 Defer until August 19 the report regarding competitive proposals for mowing public facilities. (Directed by the Board during the 5/12/99 workshop)

Purchasing Department

A-54 Miscellaneous Facilities Construction:

a. Bid No. C-608-99 - Miscellaneous Facilities Construction (Level A) - Term Contract 2 - Award bid to the two qualified low bidders meeting specifications, George G. Solar & Company, Inc., and C.E.M. Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Sunshine Painting, each for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000; and, reject bid submitted by Roy Rodgers Construction, Inc., for reason indicated in Background.

b. Bid No. C-609-99 - Miscellaneous Facilities Construction (Level B) - Term Contract 2 - Award bid to the two qualified low bidders meeting specifications, C.E.M. Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Sunshine Painting, and David Gerald Construction, Inc., each for an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.

A-55 RFQ C-276-96 - Health & Social Services and Economic Development - Approve 2nd modification to the agreement for the provision of Disability Determination Services contract with the Emergency Associates for Medicine, Inc. (TEAM) which renews the contract for the Period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000 for Health and Socials Services; establishes the maximum level of funding for services to HCHCP beneficiaries at $10,000 for the renewal period of October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000 and extends the provision of services to Welfare-to-Work Program participants for the period from Board approval through October 6, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $62,000.

A-56 Bid No. C-477-97 - Animal Services - Approve renewal of existing contracts between the Board, Animal Emergency Clinic, Inc., and Florida Veterinary Specialists, for a period of one year beginning September 1, 1999 and ending August 31, 2000 in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for Animal Emergency Clinic, Inc. and $35,000 for Florida Veterinary Specialists, at the same terms and conditions of the existing contract.

A-57 Bid No. C-226-98 - Health & Social Services - Approve first renewal of existing contract between the Board and Kash N' Karry Foods Stores, for a one year period beginning November 1, 1999 and ending October 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $7,890,440.28 , at the same terms and conditions of the existing contract.

A-58 Bid No. S-629-99 - Water Department - Award preventative maintenance services of fire hydrants to H20 Utility Services, Inc. the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, for a contract amount not to exceed $66,000 for a period of one year beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed. At the sole option of the County, the contract may be renewed for an additional one year period at the same terms and conditions.

A-59 Bid No. T-633-99 - Public Works - Award purchase of wide angle prismatic reflective sheeting for a two year period to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, 3M in the estimated amount of $190,231.20. Further, request the Board reject the bid submitted by Stimsonite Corporation for reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

A-60 RSP No. 634-99 - Solid Waste - Select SCS Engineers, the firm ranked number one deemed to be the most highly qualified to perform the required services for Closed Solid Waste Landfill Engineering & Environmental Consulting Services. Further, request the Board authorize staff to negotiate with the selected firm and if necessary with additional firms as provided in the Consultants' Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA), Section 287.055, Florida Statutes.

A-61 Bid No. S-664-99 - Water Department - Award landscape maintenance services for northwest area water and wastewater facilities by registered small business enterprises for the Water Department, to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications. Timberline Landscape Management, in an amount not to exceed $137,852 for a two year period beginning with the date of the Notice to Proceed. At the sole option of the County, this contract may be renewed for an additional one year period at the same terms and conditions.

A-62 Bid No. T-714-99 - Solid Waste - Award sale of co-mingled mix scrap metals and white goods for a two year period to the highest responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications to Trademark Metals Recycling LLC. Further, request the Board reject the bid submitted by Scrap-All, Inc. for reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

A-63 File No. SP-013-99 - Fleet Management - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible property consisting of 78 items of surplus vehicles and miscellaneous equipment 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.

A-64 RPS No. PS-99-1902 - Public Works - Select the six firms ranked in short list order and deemed to be the most highly qualified to perform the required services for subsurface investigation and testing. Also, approve one of the finalized professional services agreement which has resulted from negotiations with Driggers Engineering Services Inc. Work will be performed under individual work orders. The maximum compensation for each work order including revisions thereto, shall not exceed $100,000 and the maximum contract value during the two-year period shall not exceed $600,000.

Real Estate Department

A-65 Accept drainage easement by donation from Martha M. and Morton S. Shanberg, for the Martinez easement drainage improvements and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.

A-66 Accept drainage easement by donation from Louise T. and Michael R. Harvester for Claonia Street/May Street drainage improvements project and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.

A-67 Accept drainage easement by donation from Frances M. and Richard Del Rosal for Clonia Street/May Street drainage project and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-68 Accept drainage easement by donation from Carol F. Sinclair for Clonia Street/May Street drainage project and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-69 Accept drainage easement by donation from Norma L. and Charles W. Rackett for Clonia Street/May Street drainage project and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-70 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments, from Robin L. Earegood and L. J. Earegood, Jr., in the amount of $8,500 for drainage right of way along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-71 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments, from Patricia L. Farrell, in the amount of $2,600 for drainage right of way along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-72 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments, from Daniel J. Zimmerman, in the amount of $6,000 for drainage right of way along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-73 Approve a license agreement with Wall Innovators, Inc., to allow installation of a security fence on County-owned drainage right of way for Sweetwater Creek. The rear of Wall Innovators property abutting the drainage right of way is currently not fenced. The agreement is intended to help Wall Innovators secure its property by preventing unauthorized access from the drainage right of way. Gates will be installed in the fencing to allow County access for maintenance purposes.

A-74 Approve and authorize execution of interlocal agreement with Sheriff Cal Henderson for use of a portion of the Sheriff's facilities at the Falkenburg Road Warehouse Complex for emergency location of County Administrator's staff and the Board of County Commissioners should the need arise. The areas available for use will be the training facilities and the public information and media center. The term of the agreement is for an indefinite period.

A-75 Approve a five-year renewal of the ground lease with the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for the Mosquito Control Facility which the Public Works Department (Roadway Maintenance Division) operates at Tampa International Airport. The lease provides that the annual rental amount is ten percent of the appraised value of the property, which equates to $60,000 per year. A portion of the rent is paid through the County's payment of the annual Stormwater Fee for the facility (estimated at $26,078.30), with the balance provided through in-kind services pertaining to weed control spraying in drainage ditches at the airport.

A-76 Adopt a resolution declaring certain County-owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Tampa, as surplus, and authorize execution of a Quit Claim Deed to the City for these properties. These properties were acquired by tax deed(s) and are being transferred to the City pursuant to provisions of Section 197.592(3), Florida Statutes.

A-77 Accept conveyance of a 5' x 10' perpetual utility easement being donated by Discount Auto Parts, Inc., for the purpose of providing the easement area necessary for Hillsborough County to service the meter facility to be located on the proposed Discount Auto Part site on the east side of Gunn Highway, approximately one mile north of Ehrlich Road.

A-78 Approve three subordination non-disturbance and attornment agreements with Sun Point Associates and SDS Life Insurance. The agreements pertain to three County leases with Sun Point Associates and are needed as part of a financing transaction between Sun Point Associates, as the borrower, and SDS Life Insurance, as the Lender.

A-79 Declare surplus and authorize donation of various items of surplus property (office equipment, computer equipment and office furniture) to qualified non-profit agencies pursuant to provisions of Sections 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.

A-80 Reject bids (5) that were received for County property located at 101 North 12th Street and return bid deposits.

Solid Waste Management Department

A-81 Defer until August 18 the follow-up report on Tax Watch Deliverable five.

Water Department

A-82 (1) Approve budget amendment to realign $1,949,067 to close various Utility System capital projects that have been completed and retired from the CIP system; and, (2) accept and appropriate $1,335,000 to establish Southwest Florida Water Management District grant funds to be used for the NE Hillsborough Recovered Water System, Phase 2a and Phase 2b; and, (3) realign $1,443,000 to provide the County's grant matching funds for the NW Hillsborough Recovered Water System, Phase 2a and Phase 2b. Funds received fro item (1) will be returned to reserve accounts in the project funds from which the closed project was originally funded. Funds for item (3) are provided by the CIT 10-030002 ($1,343,000) and the Recovered Water Capital Charge fund 040013 ($100,000).

A-83 Approve 2nd modification to agreement for miscellaneous water/wastewater/reclaimed water - pipelines and routine projects with Jones, Edmunds & Associates, and approve an increase in the work order limit from $99,796.80 to $144,591.24 for construction phase engineering services on the Gunn Highway to Van Dyke Road reclaimed water transmission main..

A-84 Approve amendment for professional consulting services with HSI GeoTrans, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for assistance with the Tampa Bay Water new water supply projects proposed to be located in Hillsborough County.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

Clerk of the Circuit Court

B-1 Accept into official Board records (reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records):

a. County Audit Report No. 78, Aging Services Department Cash Collections and Petty Cash.

b. County Audit Report No. 79, Tourist Development Tax Audit.

c. County Audit Review of the Kash N' Karry Pharmacy Services contract.

County Administrator

B-2 Approve scheduling of the following workshop: (requires super majority vote):

a. Long-term options for the transportation disadvantaged.

County Attorney's Office

2:45pm B-3 Report regarding amendment to Ordinance No. 97-14 to allow the use of alcoholic beverages in County parks. (Deferred from July 22 meeting) (To be heard in conjunction with Item B-11)

B-4 Recommend that the Board of County Commissioners not join in the Planning Commission's request for an opinion from the Attorney General's Office on the issue of whether the Planning Commission has a legal right to review the County's impact fee ordinances as land development regulations.

B-5 Receive report update prepared by the County Attorney's Office and the County Administrator's Office regarding East Meadows development (now known as Heritage Isles) which was annexed into the City of Tampa in 1998, and provides information regarding a potential future annexation.

B-6 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. (Deferred from the July 22, 1999 meeting)

Health & Social Services

B-7 Modification to the contract with Administrative Services, Inc., relating to provision of third party administrative services. (Continued from July 22 meeting)

Management & Budget Department

B-8 Approve subscription agreement with Novus Services Inc. to allow departments to accept credit cards from customers to pay for County services. Additional information was requested as to the costs and bad debt. Board members are also interested in the success of credit card programs in other comparable size counties. (Additional backup is provided on this item to respond to questions from the July 22, 1999 meeting)

B-9 Report and recommendation regarding occupational license fees for dentists. (Directed by the Board during the June 30, 1999 meeting)

Public Affairs Office

B-10 Approve staff recommendations of the following projects as the appropriations priorities for the 2000 legislative session: West Tampa Library, $500,000; Egmont Key, $500,000; Senior Centers in Ybor City, $2,500,000 and Town ‘N Country, $1,750,000; Tampa Bay Water hydrobiological monitoring study, $43,000 in fiscal year 2000 with five year annual recurring cost totaling $119,000; Cooperative Extension Multipurpose Addition, $375,000; Dover Strawberry Research Center, $765,000, capital and annual recurring cost of $700,000 for five years; State Wide Cooperative Extension Service Urban Initiative, $2,731,155.

Real Estate Department

2:45m B-11 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 July 22 meeting) (To be heard in conjunction with Item B-3)

Tampa Sports Authority

2:15pm B-12 Consider acceptance of title to Raymond James Stadium from the Tampa Sports Authority. This action requires the approval of the City of Tampa and approval and execution of the following documents: (Continued from June 30 meeting)

(1) Resolution accepting a quit claim deed to the property.
(2) Lease agreement back to the Sports Authority with a non-disturbance and attornment agreement as an attachment.
(3) 1st amendment to County/TSA interlocal agreement for stadium financing.
(4) Agreement to pay fee in lieu of taxes between the Buccaneers and Tampa Sports Authority.

Water Department

3:30pm B-13 Report regarding planned contact with property owners of the Hillsborough Heights/Taylor Road community regarding public water service. (Continued from July 22, 1999 meeting)

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

2:00pm C-1 Consider adopting the amendments to the Hillsborough County Industrial Wastewater Discharge Regulation Ordinance No. 93-12, and accompanying Industrial Pretreatment Program Escalating Enforcement Procedures Resolution No. R93-0122, as required by the Federal and State mandated pretreatment program.

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

1:30pm D-1 Appearance by representatives of the Florida Association of Counties to discuss membership dues. (Directed by the Board during the June 30, 1999 meeting)

1:45pm D-2 Appearance by Leslie Miller, Chair, Head Start Policy Council regarding quarterly report.

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 Joe Chillura, Architect, addressing public comments made at the July 1, 1999 meeting related to the Planning Commission's involvement in the Bat House Design Competition.

b. Letter from Robert Hunter, Executive Director, The Planning Commission, requesting the BOCC and the Planning Commission schedule a workshop to discuss the Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan, the Vision, TPC budget and work program, and Robert Freilich's work concerning the implementation section.

E-4 Discussion of the process to be utilized for the yearly evaluation of the County Administrator. (Comm. Platt)

3:00pm E-5 Discussion regarding SWUCA's Seven Draft Proposed Position statements. (Comm. Hart)

E-6 Discussion regarding drafting a rave ordinance. (Comm. Norman)

3:15pm E-7 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County's Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation. (Comm. Storms)

E-8 Discussion regarding amending the County's parking ordinance. (Comm. Platt)

E-9 Discussion regarding clarification of lunch recess time for BOCC meetings and workshops.


F. STAFF REPORTS

Note: An executive closed session will be held at 11:15 a.m.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

9:05 a.m. POW/MIA Flag Ceremony to be held on the Jackson Street side of the County Center

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

11:15 a.m. Closed Executive Session

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by representatives of the Florida Association of Counties to discuss membership dues.

1:45 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Leslie Miller, Chair, Head Start Policy Council regarding quarterly report.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Consider adopting the amendments to the Hillsborough County Industrial Wastewater Discharge Regulation Ordinance No. 93-12, and accompanying Industrial Pretreatment Program Escalating Enforcement Procedures Resolution No. R93-0122, as required by the Federal and State mandated pretreatment Program.

2:15 p.m. B-8 Consider acceptance of title to Raymond James Stadium from the Tampa Sports Authority and approve an amended and restated practice facility agreement between the Buccaneers and TSA.

2:45 p.m. B-3 Report regarding amendment to Ordinance No. 97-14 to allow the use of alcoholic beverages in County parks.

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.

3:00 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding SWUCA's Seven Draft Proposed Position statements. (Comm. Hart)

3:15 p.m. E-7 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County's Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation. (Comm. Storms)

3:30 p.m. B-15 Report regarding planned contact with property owners of the Hillsborough Heights/Taylor Road community regarding public water service. (Continued from July 22, 1999 meeting)

ADDENDUM TO AUGUST 4 AGENDA


OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

B-14 Approve filing lawsuit against R. L. James Painting and Waterproofing, Inc., TIG Premier Insurance Company, and Sika Corporation to preserve the rights of Hillsborough County and approve a Tolling Agreement with, or in the alternative adding Atelier Architecture Engineering Construction Incorporated as a party defendant.

E-10 Discussion regarding newspaper articles on Miami-Dade County's transit tax referendum. (Comm. Hart)

F-1 Verbal briefing regarding Committee of 99.

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-25 Modification agreement with St. Joseph's Hospital under the Ryan White CARE Act - DELETE FROM AGENDA.

A-34 Establishment of Funds for Tampa Bay Water Issues - DEFER UNTIL AUGUST 18.

B-13 Report regarding planned contact with property owners of the Hillsborough Heights/Taylor Road community regarding public water service - DEFER UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1.

E-4 Discussion of process to be utilized for County Administrator yearly evaluation - DELETE FROM THE AGENDA PER COMM. PLATT'S REQUEST.

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

E-8 Discussion regarding amending the County's parking ordinance - Commissioner Storms' name was inadvertently left off the agenda item.

FOR BOCC INFORMATION:

A-37 The proposed real estate exchange with Leslie Land Corporation that was advertised for today has been deferred until the August 18, 1999 regular Board meeting.

A-33 Item A-33 (Report regarding economic issues related to annexation of East Meadows into the City of Tampa) relates to Item B-5 (Report regarding East Meadows development, now known as Heritage Isles.

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

A-33 Report regarding economic issues related to annexation of East Meadows into the City of Tampa (Comm. Platt)

A-35 Defer until September 15, reports regarding Blue Ribbon Committee recommendations (Comm. Storms)

A-42 Joint agreement with GTE, Florida for removal of existing GTE facilities and installation of new facilities. (Comm. Storms)

A-51 Budget amendment to realign $52,000 from the Sligh Avenue & 56th Street intersection. (Comm. Storms)

A-76 Adopt resolution declaring certain County-owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Tampa, as surplus, and authorize execution of a Quit Claim Deed to the City for these projects. (Comm. Storms)

A-81 Defer until August 18 the follow-up report on Tax Watch Deliverable five. (Comm. Storms)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

9:05 a.m. POW/MIA Flag Ceremony to be held on the Jackson Street side of the County Center

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

11:15 a.m. Closed Executive Session

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by representatives of the Florida Association of Counties to discuss membership dues.

1:45 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Leslie Miller, Chair, Head Start Policy Council regarding quarterly report.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Consider adopting the amendments to the Hillsborough County Industrial Wastewater Discharge Regulation Ordinance No. 93-12, and accompanying Industrial Pretreatment Program Escalating Enforcement Procedures Resolution No. R93-0122, as required by the Federal and State mandated pretreatment Program.

2:15 p.m. B-12 Consider acceptance of title to Raymond James Stadium from the Tampa Sports Authority and approve an amended and restated practice facility agreement between the Buccaneers and TSA.

2:45 p.m. B-3 Report regarding amendment to Ordinance No. 97-14 to allow the use of alcoholic beverages in County parks.

B-11 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.

3:00 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding SWUCA's Seven Draft Proposed Position statements. (Comm. Hart)

3:15 p.m. E-7 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County's Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation. (Comm. Storms)

3:30 p.m. E-8 Discussion regarding amending the County's parking ordinance. (Comms. Platt, Storms)

3:34 p.m. B-7 Contract with Administrative Services, Inc., relating to provision of third party administrative services

4:00 p.m. B-6 Issuance of letter of agreement authorizing Crime Stoppers of West Central Florida, Inc. to apply and accept grant funds.

4:15 p.m. E-6 Discussion regarding drafting a rave ordinance. (Comm. Norman)

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

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