Archived Agendas

Wednesday, August 18, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION PRESENTED TO MYRA E. PRICE, AS A 1999 FLORIDA STERLING EXAMINER FOR THE GOVERNOR’S FLORIDA STERLING AWARD.

PRESENTATION TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF THE 1999 SILVER AWARD FROM THE JUVENILE DIABETES FOUNDATION, WITH INDIVIDUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDED TO ALICIA BARRINGTON WHO RAISED $1,600.

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’S ORGANIZATION***

Aging Services Department

A-1 Approve memorandum of agreement with the Department of Elder Affairs which authorizes the Department of Aging Services to provide consultant services to participants in the Consumer Directed Care Research Project effective September 1, 1999, with no County funds required.

Capital Program Administration

A-2 Approve amendment to contract for services for the Transportation Impact Assessment Study with the University of South Florida through its Center for Urban and Transportation Research (CUTR), for an additional phase in the amount of $17,500. This study is to accommodate additional public input and an extension of the process and is funded by the 2% Administrative Cost of Impact Fee Assessments.

Children’s Services

A-3 Approve twenty-year lease of building and property located on Port Tampa City map, with the City of Tampa on behalf of the Head Start/Early Head Start Division at a cost of $1.00, with no additional County funds needed for this action.

A-4 Approve an agreement with Nova Southeastern University for delegation of Early Head Start/Family Child Care Services, in the amount of $196,070. Funding for these services is to be provided by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services for the period of September 1, 1999, to August 31, 2000, at no cost to the County.

A-5 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $124,996 from the State of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice during the period of June 16, 1999, through June 30, 2000, for provision of specialized central intake, residential and counseling services to runaway, ungovernable and truant adolescents through the Department of Children’s Services Child and Family Counseling Program.

Community Improvement Department

A-6 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with Sherwood Lake Limited Partnership to extend the contract time for remodeling of their day care center to January 15, 2000.

A-7 Approve 3rd modification to agreement with Sherwood Lake Limited Partnership to extend the contract completion time for rehabilitation of the Sherwood Lake Apartments to January 28, 2000.

County Administrator’s Office

A-8 Approve amendment to Rule 14 of the Board’s Rules of Order to provide for a recess for lunch between 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for all Board Meetings. (Voting is required at two consecutive BOCC meetings. This is the second vote of the BOCC on the Rule Change.)

Health & Social Services Department

A-9 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $677 of additional revenue relating the FY 99 HIV/AIDS Network Ryan White Title II grant funds and authorize a refund of $677 to the State of Florida Department of Health to bring the grant in line with actual grant award.

A-10 Authorize the County Attorney’s Office to draft amendments to the following ordinances to bring them into compliance with state standards and to implement new fees consistent with recommendations in FY 00 and FY 01 budget: (a) Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 97-3; and (b) Hillsborough County Family Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 98-58.

A-11 Adopt resolution establishing licensure fees for title loan businesses seeking to operate in Hillsborough County After September 1, 1999, pursuant to Hillsborough County Title Loan Ordinance 99-05.

Management & Budget Department

A-12 Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund.

A-13 Receive Status Report Grant Applications In-Process.

A-14 Approve resolution amending resolution the creating the Tampa Hillsborough County Cable Advisory Committee.

A-15 Approve the 1999 Special Assessment Rates and FY 00 Budgets for the Special Dependent Districts in agenda written material.

A-16 Approve contractural agreements with 7 non-profit agencies to provide specialized cultural and social services to residents of Hillsborough County during the period of October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2001, in the amount of $1,094,918 per year as presented to the BOCC at the July 1, 1999, budget workshop. Funds will not be released until October 1, 1999, after the final public hearing to adopt the budget. Contracts are listed in agenda written material.

A-17 Approve agreements with seventeen non-profit agencies to provide specialized social services to residents of Hillsborough County during the period October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2001, in the amount of $859,089 per year as presented to the BOCC at the July 1, 1999, budget workshop. Funds will not be released until October 1, 1999, after the final hearing to adopt the budget. Contracts are listed in agenda written material.

A-18 Approve contract with The National Conference for Community and Justice-Tampa Bay Region in the amount of $10,000 to improve community ethnic and race relations to promote tolerance and understanding among citizens in Hillsborough County for the period July 1, 1999, through December 31, 1999.

Parks & Recreation

A-19 Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program:

a. Enter into a Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (Development Project Grant Agreement) with the State of Florida, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This development project grant agreement is a matching grant of $100,000 from the State and $100,000 from the County for the development of the Apollo Beach Nature Park Project.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $100,000 within the Parks & Recreation budget to accommodate funding for this agreement.

Planning and Growth Management

A-20 Approve letter of support for the Turkey Creek High School Alumni Association’s grant application to the State’s Division of Historical Resources to preserve the building for use as a meeting and community center.

A-21 Defer report regarding sustainable communities until the City of Tampa finishes compiling and transmitting their report to the Florida Department of Community Affairs.

A-22 Adopt local mitigation strategy document as forwarded by the County Disaster Recovery Committee’s Local Mitigation Strategy Working Group and pursuant to the fourth-quarter contract obligation with the Florida Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Development.

Public Safety

A-23 Approve recommended 1999 update to the Hillsborough County Trauma Plan.

A-24 Approve renewal of ALS Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCNs) to: City of Tampa Fire Rescue, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, and the City of Temple Terrace Fire Department, for Advanced Life Support, Transport; St. Joseph’s Hospital for Advance Life Support, Interfacility Transports between St. Joseph’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s Woman’s Hospital; and to American Medical Response (AMR) for Advanced Life Support non-emergency medical ground transport services within Hillsborough County, limited to contracted standbys at Tampa Bay Downs and out-of-County interfacility transfers.

A-25 Approve a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN) to Bayfront Medical center-Bayflite Helicopters for Advance Life Support, Air Medical Transportation.

A-26 Approve FY 2000 interlocal agreements with the City of Tampa and the City of Temple Terrace regarding sharing of boat registration fee revenue for marine law enforcement activities.

A-27 Approve agreement with H. Stewart Siddall, M.D., as Medical Director for Mass Casualty Planning, for a period of two years, October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2001, at a cost of $33,120 per year.

A-28 Receive report regarding competitive proposals for public safety security services operations late night shift.

Public Works Department

A-29 Approve budget amendment to reduce the grant budget for the Falkenburg & Queen Palm Drive project with the Department of Commerce by $62,019 in order to close grant and bring budget in alignment with actual revenues and expenditures.

A-30 Approve miscellaneous professional services contracts for subsurface investigation and testing services (soils, materials and geotechnical) for a two-year period with each of the following firms:

(1) Test Lab, Inc.
(2) HSA Engineers and Scientists

The maximum compensation for each work order shall not exceed $100,000 and the maximum contract value during the two-year term shall not exceed $600,000.

A-31 Authorize the Chairman to execute the Interagency/Public Works Agreement - Inmate Work Contract with the Florida Department of Corrections for use of a second prison public work squad to perform maintenance duties on County maintained right-of-way.

A-32 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Kimmins Contracting Corporation for construction of the Boyette & McMullen intersection improvements project, decreasing the contract amount by $167,377.91, increasing contract time by 63 days and adjusting milestone dates as indicated in Background.

Purchasing Department

A-33 Bid No. C-566-97-Health & Social Services Department - Provision Of Home Health Care And Infusion Therapy Services - Approve 2nd renewal of contract with Interim HealthCare for a one-year period beginning August 25, 1999, and ending August 24, 2000, in an annual amount not to exceed $1,125,771.65 which includes a 2 percent escalation increase as provided for in the terms and conditions of existing contract.

A-34 Bid No. C-598-99, CIP C54020 - Solid Waste Department - Southeast County Landfill Facility Waste Tire Shearer Shed (SBE Set-Aside Project) - Approve correction of an error on the original agenda item with Energy Services and Products Corporation, correcting the reported Contract Price from $31,420.47 to $32,245.71, a difference of $825.24, as explained in the Background.

A-35 RFP No. C-615-99, CIP No. 80113 - Purchasing Department - Construction Contract For Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library - Select Metric Constructors, Inc., the firm ranked as number one to provide construction and related services; approve agreement which resulted from the negotiation with Metric Constructors, Inc., for construction and related services for a guaranteed maximum price of $2,984,868; and, approve budget amendment realigning the project’s budget and transferring $174,000 Library Tax District funds from New (Northeast) Regional Library and 78th Street Library budgets.

A-36 Bid No. C-624-99 - Water Department - Lynn Turner Road To Dale Mabry WWTP Reclaimed Water Transmission Main - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Kimmins Contracting Corporation, in the amount of $884,047, contingent upon subsequent approval by the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

A-37 Bid No. S-652-99 -Water Department - Landscape Maintenance Services For South/Central Area Water And Wastewater Facilities By Registered Small Business Enterprises - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Timberline Landscape Management, in an amount not to exceed $158,552 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-38 Bid No. C-658-99 - Public Works - Wetland Planting And Aquatic Harvesting Term Contract (FY99) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Florida Environmental, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000.

A-39 Bid No. P-659-99 - Parks and Recreation and Fleet Management Departments - Purchase Of Three Trucksters - Award bid to Wesco Truf, Inc., of Sarasota, in the amount of $47,974 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase up to an additional three units, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications. Further, reject bid from Golf Ventures, Lakeland, for reasons stated in Background.

A-40 Bid No. C-678-99 - Water Department - Pipeline Repair And Reconstruction (Water/Wastewater) Work Order Construction Services (WORCS-1) - Contract A - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Ripa & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.

A-41 Bid No. P-679-99 - Information and Technology Services Department - Purchase and Installation Of Uninterrupted Power Supply - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Coastal Electrical Constructors, Inc. of Tampa, in the amount of $69,683.65.

A-42 Bid No. P-681-99 - Public Works Department - Purchase Of One Self-Propelled Road Bed Prep Pulvimixer - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Neff Rental of Tampa, in the amount of $89,825 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.

A-43 Bid No C-695-99 - Parks and Recreation Department - Wood Bollards At Various County Parts Term Contract - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, McConnie Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a McConnie Fence Company, in the amount of $211,499.

A-44 Bid No. P-704-99 - Real Estate Department/County Surveying Division - Purchase Of Surveying Instrument - Reject all bids for reasons stated in Background.

A-45 File No. T-753-99 - Water Department - Sole Source Maintenance Plan for Dictaphone 30-Channel Recorder For A Five-Year Period - Approve modification to existing contract with Dictaphone Corporation which increases contract amount by $7,590 from $23,285 to $30,875.

Real Estate Department

A-46 Approve and authorize execution of a 4th amendment agreement to the lease for the Lozano Building occupied by Environmental Protection Commission staff. The rent for the facility will increase $330 monthly from $13,880 to $14,210 effective September 1, 1999, for the remaining life of the term which expires March 31, 2002. This increase is to pay for remodeling on the 2nd floor of the building.

A-47 Approve a quit claim deed to Westfield Development Corporation, a Florida corporation, releasing out interest in a part of a drainage easement that was obtained by Order Of Taking for a detention pond needed in the widening of Bloomingdale Avenue.

A-48 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Ridge Shopping Center, Ltd., in the amount of $9,500 for right-of-way for the Lithia-Pinecrest at Bryan Road intersection improvement project.

A-49 Accept and authorize processing of a temporary utility easement for land donated to Hillsborough County by the School Board of Hillsborough County for the Van Dyke WWTP Reclaimed Water Interconnect at Walker Middle School.

A-50 Accept a Warranty Deed from Sharon K. and Robert L. Lanham to Hillsborough County for donation of 11 feet of additional right-of-way along the north side of Bloomingdale Avenue to provide a total of 62 feet from the centerline, per rezoning petition. Said right-of-way is located approximately 248 feet east of Lithia Pinecrest.

A-51 Approve and accept donation of a Grant and Declaration of Easement agreement with Citrus Park Venture Limited Partnership, a Florida limited partnership, pertaining to the wastewater service within the Plaza at Citrus Park in northwest Hillsborough County.

A-52 Accept drainage easement by donation from Vance V., Evellyn K., George H., Patricia P., John V., and Barbara G. Vogel for Messler Outfall Canal and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-53 Accept drainage easement by donation from V.V. Vogel and Sons Farms, Inc., for Messler Outfall Canal and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-54 Accept easement by donation from Barbara G. and John V. Vogel, for Messler Outfall Canal and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-55 Accept drainage easement by donation from EKKwill Tropical Fish Farm, Inc., for Messler Outfall Canal and further authorize processing of instruments for same.

A-56 Ratify an indemnification agreement with Kamminga and Roodvoets, Inc., regarding installation of a handicap access ramp at Peyton Plaza for the benefit of visitors to the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO). The ramp will be installed at no cost to the County.

A-57 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Sue E. Mark and Kenneth M. Mark, Sr., in the amount of $6,500 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek between railroad tracks and 86th Street.

A-58 Adopt resolution declaring County-owned real property as surplus, conditioned upon the County retaining a permanent easement for drainage and ingress and egress over the subject property; approve an agreement of $3,045 for sale of 9,716 square feet to the adjoining owner, David Campbell; and, execute the deed conveying the property to Lynda J. and David R. Campbell.

A-59 Adopt the proposed board policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 regarding use of alcoholic beverages on County-owned property. (Continued from August 11 meeting.)

Solid Waste Management Department

A-60 Approve and execute Change Order No. 1 (Final) to construction contract with Energy Services & Products Corporation for the Southeast County Landfill Facility Waste Tire Shearer Shed: provide a decrease/credit in the amount of $251 for unused permit money; delete the 18 days allowance time; release allowance work money in the amount of $3,922 for additional work performed; and establish July 26, 1999, as the date of final completion.

Water Department

A-61 Approve setting a public hearing for September 15, 1999, at 2:00 p.m., to adopt Final Assessment Resolutions for Farmington & Buckhorn Run RWITs; adopt the RWIU Annual Assessment Resolution; and, authorize the County Attorney or designee to certify the 1999 Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll.

A-62 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $21,347,280 in revenues to the Water and Wastewater Utility Enterprise Fund’s FY 99 Budget to bring the current budget in conformance with the FY 99 Board approved Rate Study.

A-63 Take action to establish new Capacity Assessment Units as provided in agenda written material.

*** OTHER OFFICES***

Clerk of the Circuit Court

A-64 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 June 30, 1999.

c. Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Investment Information as of June 30, 1999.

d. Southwest Florida Water Management District proposed budget for fiscal year 1999-2000, in accordance with Florida Statute 373.536(5)(c).

e. Tax Collector’s Office proposed budget for fiscal year 1999-2000, in accordance with Florida Statute 190.087(1)(a).

f. Tampa Port Authority statement of revenues and expenses and debt service coverage for the nine months ended June 30, 1999, pursuant to interlocal agreement dated May 1, 1995.

g. County Audit Report No. 80, Hillsborough County Information and Technology Services Department.

h. County Audit Report No. 80A, Hillsborough County Information and Technology Services Department, Clerk of the Circuit Court Addendum.

A-65 Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

A-66 Approval to reinstate item to County inventory by the Water Department as indicated in agenda backup.

A-67 Refund of $4,450 from the Fine and Forfeiture Fund for Child Support payments.

A-68 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of August 10-16, 1999.

A-69 Approve minutes:


  • Workshop/Budget Reconciliation - July 01, 1999
  • Workshop/Comp Plan Amendments and Utility System Issues - July 28, 1999


Environmental Protection Commission

A-70 Approve budget amendment to realign $31,600 in the Tampa Bay Water Issues Program with the Environmental Protection Commission to allow for purchase of a vehicle, computer and other miscellaneous operating items.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

***COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S ORGANIZATION***

County Administrator’s Office

B-1 Approve scheduling of the following workshops: (required super majority vote):

a. Workshops, as necessary, to receive Committee of 99 recommendations

b. Lutz/Keystone Community Plan (requested by the Planning Commission)

c. Proposed Tampa Bay Regional Reservoir

County Attorney’s Office

1:45pm B-2 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. (Continued from August 11 meeting)

B-3 Receive status report regarding a legal opinion rendered by the Attorney General in response to a request from the BOCC and the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission. (Continued from August 11 meeting)

Economic Development Department

B-4 Approve allocation of the 3% portion of the Tourist Development Tax funds for FY 2000 and FY 2001, as indicated in the agenda written material, and as recommended by the Hillsborough County Tourist Development Council. (Written material will be provided under separate cover on Monday)

B-5 Approve interlocal agreement with City of Plant City to authorize use of up to $400,000 a year in tourist tax revenue so Plant City may pay off a Promissory Note used to finance construction of the Plant City Stadium and incur indebtedness to renovate and improve the stadium to accommodate the International Softball Federation.

B-6 Applications of Lazy Days RV Center, Inc.:

a. Approve Lazy Days RV Center, Inc.’s specific applications for 50 jobs qualifying for the County’s Employers Impact Fee Mitigation Program and Employer’s Water & Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Program. In accordance with the rules of the Programs, the County agrees to provide funding up to $61,250 to mitigate assessed development impact fees and water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 50 quality new jobs with wages meeting or exceeding 115% of the County’s annual average wage within 12 months of this development’s completion (estimated to occur in January of 2000).

b. Disapprove Lazy Days RV Center, Inc.’s specific applications of 350 jobs to the County’s Employers Impact Fee Mitigation Program and Employers Water & Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Programs on the grounds the program rules were not met. The applicant acknowledges the building permitting process was started on the structures, related to these specific jobs, before applying for the mitigation programs. Program rules require application submittal prior to applying for building permits. If staff recommendation is overruled, in accordance with the rules of the Programs, the County agrees to provide funding up to $432,500 to mitigate assessed development impact fees and water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 350 quality new jobs with wages meeting or exceeding 115% of the County’s annual average wage within 12 months of this development’s completion.

Neighborhood Relations Office

B-7 Authorize the County Attorney’s office to draft an ordinance regarding abandoned shopping carts similar to that of the City of Clearwater, with the Office of Neighborhood Relations coordinating the efforts of citizen leaders, HARTline, the Sheriff’s Department and other County staff, to eliminate the carts abandoned at bus stops. The Office of Neighborhood Relations will complete the proposal language for the 2000 State Legislative Program editing Florida Statute 506.5131 to be more sensitive to neighborhoods as described in the letter to the retailer’s corporate headquarters.

Parks & Recreation Department

1:30pm B-8 University Area Park Facility:

a. Consider leasing the new facility at the University Area Park to the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation qualified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) agency.

b. Enter into a 5-year User Agreement with the University Area Community Development Corporation, a Florida non-profit corporation qualified by the Internal Revenue as a 501(c)(3) agency, to lease space at the University Area Community Center for the Parks and Recreation Department at a cost of $270,000 a year with the option to renew for an additional 5-year period.

Planning & Growth Management Department

B-9 Report regarding enforcement of upland habitat ordinance.

Water Department

3:30pm B-10 Briefing by Water Team on Monitoring Program.

3:30pm B-11 Ratify the decision of the Water Team not to file for binding arbitration regarding Tampa Bay Water’s Optimized Regional Operations Plan for 1999.

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

2:00pm C-1 Consider establishing separate, uniform rates for the various street lighting classifications for the 1999 Tax Year, by approving the proposed rate schedule, and adoption of the non ad valorem assessment roll for street lighting for the 1999 Tax Year.

2:00pm C-2 Consider adoption of an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Animal Control Ordinance 81-20, as previously amended.

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

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 Roberto R. Ruelo, Secretary/Legal Adviser, Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc., requesting a letter from the Chairman supporting their application for state grant. Staff recommends Chairman be authorized to send letter, as contained in the written material.

b. Letter from Tammy McKinney, Director JBI Justice Benefits, Inc., urgently requesting letters from the Chairman regarding funding for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) now, and in future fiscal years. Sheriff Henderson will provide a recommendation.

2:30 p.m c. Letter from Richard C. Woltmann, Executive Director of Bay Area Legal Services, requesting that the BOCC instruct the County Attorney to draft and ordinance amending Ordinance 89-20 to increase the filing fee surcharge allocated to Bay Area Legal Services, Inc. and set the Ordinance for public hearing on September 15, 1999, so if adopted can take effect October 1, 1999.

1:45pm d. 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. Staff recommends approval of scheduling of a workshop. (Continued from August 11 meeting)

e. Letter from Warren Clark, D.Min., Executive Director, Cars for Success!, requesting the Board’s endorsement of this program. Staff recommends item be referred to the Citizens Advisory Committee for review and recommendation. (Continued from July 22 meeting)

Commissioner Hart:

E-4 Discussion regarding SWUCA’s Seven Draft Proposed Position Statements. (Continued from August 11 meeting)

Commissioner Norman:

3:00pm E-5 Discussion regarding amendment to the Firearms Sales Ordinance 99-1.

E-6 Discussion regarding including $3.4 million in the County budget for payment of property taxes on the Raymond James Stadium.

Commissioner Scott:

E-7 Discussion regarding renaming County building in honor of Dr. Jerry Harvey.

Commissioner Storms:

2:45pm E-8 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County’s Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation. (Continued from August 11 meeting)

E-9 Discussion regarding citing of day care organizations for misuse of County parks.

3:15pm Commissioner Wacksman:

E-10 Discussion regarding a request for an agreement with Harry Lee Coe, III, State Attorney regarding the need for office space to implement a community based senior victims’ program.

E-11 Discussion regarding possibility of forming an inter-generational pilot program.

F. STAFF REPORTS

County Administrator’s Office

F-1 Report on 3rd meeting of the Committee of 99.

Information Technology Services Department

F-2 Report regarding update on Year 2000 Compliance.

Management & Budget Department

F-3 Report regarding HARTSAVERS bus pass administrative controls and tax implications of subsidized bus passes.


LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:


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

1:30 p.m. B-8 University Area Park Facility

1:45 p.m. B-2 Planning Commission’s request for an opinion from the Attorney General’s Office.

E-3d Letter from Robert Hunter, Executive Director, The Planning Commission, requesting the BOCC and the Planning Commission schedule a workshop.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Establishing of separate, uniform rates for the various street lighting classifications for the 1999 Tax Year.

C-2 Adoption of an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Animal Control Ordinance 81-20, as previously amended.

2:30 p.m. E-3c Letter from Richard C. Woltmann, Executive Director Bay Area Legal Services.

2:45 p.m. E-8 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County’s Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation.

3:00 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding amendment to the Firearms Sales Ordinance 99-1.

3:15 p.m. E-10 Discussion regarding a request for an agreement with Harry Lee Coe, III, State Attorney regarding the need for office space to implement a community based senior victims’ program.

3:30 p.m. B-10 Briefing by Water Team on Monitoring Program.

p.m. B-11 Decision of the Water Team not to file for binding arbitration regarding Tampa Bay Water’s Optimized Regional Operations Plan for 1999.

Prepared August 17, 1999, 5:07 pm


ADDENDUM TO AUGUST 18 AGENDA


OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-28 Report regarding competitive proposals for public safety security services operations late night shift. Item will be rescheduled with other Blue Ribbon Committee recommendations - DELETE FROM AGENDA -

B-3 Status report regarding a legal opinion rendered by the Attorney General in response to a request from the BOCC and the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission - DEFER UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1 PER REQUEST OF COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE -

B-5 Interlocal agreement with City of Plant City - DEFER UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1 -

E-7 Discussion regarding renaming County building in honor of Dr. Jerry Harvey - DELETE ITEM AS REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER SCOTT -

For BOCC information:

The Leslie Land Exchange issue will be scheduled for BOCC consideration on September 1. The item was not ready for scheduling on this agenda.

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

A-61 Correct item to read - Final Assessment Resolutions for Farmington & Buckhorn Run RWIUs; authorize the County Administrator or designee to certify the 1999 Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll.

A-63 Correct item to include - Approve setting a public hearing date on September 15 at 2:00 p.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 as listed in agenda written material.

B-8 Correct item to read - Receive input from the community on the leasing the new facility at the University Area Park; however, defer lease and user agreement until September 1, 1999.

E-3c Additional request for agenda item - F. Dennis Alvarez, Chief Judge, would request that the County Attorney’s office draft an amendment to Hillsborough County Ordinance 96-13 (as amended by Hillsborough County Ordinance 99-04) to increase the surcharge on certain County court filing fees allocated to the Court Facilities Fund and on probate, guardianship, and trust filing fees to be allocated for the Office of the Public Guardian.

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

A-59 Adopt the proposed board policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 regarding use of alcoholic beverages on County-owned property. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

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

1:30 p.m. B-8 Receive community input on University Area Park Facility

1:45 p.m. B-2 Planning Commission’s request for an opinion from the Attorney General’s Office.

E-3d Letter from Robert Hunter, Executive Director, The Planning Commission, requesting the BOCC and the Planning Commission schedule a workshop.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Establishing of separate, uniform rates for the various street lighting classifications for the 1999 Tax Year.

C-2 Adoption of an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Animal Control Ordinance 81-20, as previously amended.

2:30 p.m. E-3c Letter from Richard C. Woltmann, Executive Director Bay Area Legal Services.

2:45 p.m. E-8 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County’s Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation.*

3:00 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding amendment to the Firearms Sales Ordinance 99-1.*

3:15 p.m. E-10 Discussion regarding a request for an agreement with Harry Lee Coe, III, State Attorney regarding the need for office space to implement a community based senior victims’ program.

3:30 p.m. B-10 Briefing by Water Team on Monitoring Program. (Verbal)

B-11 Decision of the Water Team not to file for binding arbitration regarding Tampa Bay Water’s Optimized Regional Operations Plan for 1999.

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

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