Archived Agendas

Wednesday, September 1, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.

A. CONSENT AGENDA

***County Administrator's Organization***

Aging Services

A-1 Home Care for the Elderly:

a. Approve Amendment #1 to Standard Agreement #HCE 2000-1 between West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA), Inc. which reduces the Case Management allocation amount by $9,300 and increase the spending authority for Subsidy payments for caregivers by $9,300 with no change to the total contract amount of $817,725 in State General Revenue funds for the period of July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000. The revised allocation for case management services is $150,629 and for subsidy payments is $667,096, with no additional costs to the County.

b. Approve budget amendment to decrease $9,300 in State General Revenue Funds for the Department of Aging Services Home Care for the Elderly program for the period July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000, for the above agreement.

Children's Services Department

A-2 Approve the 3rd modification of the interlocal agreement with the School District of Hillsborough County for Head Start services. This modification reflects a "special" quality improvement increase of $95,500 granted by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services for the Interlocal Agreement period of October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999. This $95,500 increase brings the new agreement total to $7,101,382, with no additional costs to the County.

A-3 Approve contract with the State of Florida Department of Children and Families for reimbursement up to a maximum of $808,439 for the provision of Emergency Shelter Care services for forty-five dependent children, provided by the Department of Children's Services from October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.

A-4 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $151,124 in federal grant funds awarded from the Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start fiscal year ending September 30, 1999. Realign $164,587 existing budget, within grant, to correct prior index code errors, with no additional costs to the County.

Communications Department

A-5 Tampa Bay Estuary Program:

a. Approve grant agreement with the Tampa Bay Estuary Program to provide a video by December 31, 1999, on Tampa Bay's varied habitats and inhabitants.

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

A-6 Approve modifications to the CIT Public Awareness Plan to include an annual CIT report to the people, a quarterly CIT newsletter, a CIT segment on every "Hillsborough Horizons" television program, a CIT/CIP summary in every State of the County Message, and an electronic distribution system for citizens who are interested in obtaining the CIT report via the County's Website.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

A-7 Appoint to the Hillsborough County Workforce Board (HCWB): James C Moore, Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security, as a member and Regional Administrator representing the Department of Labor effective September 1, 1999 for a period of two years.

Fire Rescue

A-8 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $47,894 in revenues received from US Customs to Fire Rescue for the purchase of equipment used during support operations.

Fleet Management

A-9 Approve budget amendment to realign $3,094,323 and appropriate $112,665 from various funding sources serviced by the Fleet Management Department to provide funding to pay vehicle replacement cost and allocate remaining fleet dollars for vehicle replacement. Funds are provided from funds set aside for fleet replacement and reserves for contingency in various funding sources.

Health & Social Services Department

A-10 Approve 6th modification to interlocal agreement between Hillsborough Transit Authority (HARTline) for the purchase of bus passes for transportation disadvantaged persons. This modification extends the agreement through September 30, 2000. Funding is provided through a variety of state grants, with no additional costs to the County.

A-11 Approve 5th modfication agreement with Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services/Hillsborough County Public Health Unit (CPHU) for Wrap-Around Health Services for the period of October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $1,632,700.

A-12 Approve 6th modification to agreement with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc. under the Ryan White CARE Act adding funding for the provision of Case Management Specialty Care Center services in the amount of $39,650 for eligible HIV + individuals in Hillsborough County for the period beginning July 1, 1999 and ending February 29, 2000 and modifying the method of reimbursement for Case Management services from the line item to fee for service, with no additional costs to the County.

A-13 Approve 2nd modification to agreement with St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc. under the Ryan White CARE Act adding funding for the 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 additional cost to the County.

A-14 Endorse staff's course of action in response to the Commission for Transportation Disadvantaged's Quality Assurance and Program Evaluation of Hillsborough County as identified in staff's response.

A-15 Approve 1st modification to interlocal agreement with the James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital which amends the method of payment by the County to the VA for the period beginning on the date the modification is passed by the Board and continuing for the duration of the agreement including any renewal periods or extensions thereof.

A-16 Approve 1st modification amending the County's current FY 99-00 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs to increase the funding by $211,477 for a total of $921,018 covering the period June 7, 1999 through March 31,2000.

Human Resources Department

A-17 Approve the 2000 Holiday Schedule which includes two floating holidays and ten fixed holidays for five-day work week employees. Schedules for four-day work week employees will vary slightly based on assigned work schedules. Further, include in approval the authorization for appointing authorities who have employees working in the Plant City area to designate one of the two floating holidays as Strawberry Festival Parade Day, if they so desire.

A-18 Ratify and approve a collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Firefighters, Local 2294-Supervisory Unit (Union), to be in full force and effect for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.

A-19 Ratify and approve the addendum of the collective bargaining agreement between International Association of Firefighters, Local 2294. This addendum provides for salary ranges, seniority, and a dual certification incentive for the new classifications of Fire Medics.

Library Services Department

A-20 Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System:

a. Accept a Gates Learning Foundation Grant in the amount of $183,149 for computer hardware and software.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $183,149 awarded by the Gates Learning Foundation for the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System for the period ending March 15, 2000.

A-21 Approve for submission to the State Library of Florida an Application for State Aid for Fiscal Year 1999-00 under the State Aid to Libraries Law of 1961. The aid is anticipated to be approximately $1.7 million, with no additional costs to the County.

A-22 Approve a five-year interlocal agreement with the Cities of Temple Terrace and Plant City which creates the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative and ensures the provision of library service to all Hillsborough County residents.

A-23 Accept a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $33,021 from the Department of State Division, of Library and Information Services for the continuation of the Born to Read Program.

A-24 Accept a Library Services and Technology Act grant award of $13,305 from the Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services, for the creation of an Electronic Library at the Keysville Recreation Center.

Management & Budget Department

A-25 Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund.

A-26 Receive report regarding the June 1999 financial summary.

A-27 Approve re-alignment of the FY 99 budget of the Carrollwood North Special Dependent District.

A-28 Approve re-alignment of the FY 99 budget of the Southpointe Special Dependent District.

A-29 Approve re-alignment of the FY 99 budget of the Village Estates West Special Dependent District.

A-30 Approve policy regarding dealing with a Reserve Account.

A-31 Receive report on process of developing community indicators.

A-32 Adopt the BOCC Policy on Service and Program Delivery.

A-33 Adopt the BOCC Policy on Fact Based Decision Making.

A-34 Adopt the BOCC Policy on Budget Amendment for Turnover Savings.

A-35 Approve setting a public hearing for September 15, 1999, at 2:00 p.m., to accelerate Phases IV and V(a) of the Falkenburg Road Jail Expansion project.

Office of Public Affairs

A-36 Approve letter to United States Congressional members representing Florida soliciting support for funding through the Federal Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of FY 1999, Public Law 106-31 to provide emergency assistance to farm workers.

Parks & Recreation Department

A-37 Approve to amend extending a tri-party agreement between the County, Southwest Association of Mountain Bike Peddlers, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, which obligates the County to continue to maintain and operate the bike trail and bridge for public use.

Planning & Growth Management Department

A-38 Request staff to prepare a report concerning the status of Anderson Road as a limited access roadway, and that the report be brought back to the Board at the Regular Board Meeting on October 20, 1999, as a time certain item.

Public Works Department

A-39 Approve budget amendment to reduce grant budget for the Hillsborough Lake Management Program with the Southwest Florida Water Management District by $30,231 in order to close grant and bring budget in alignment with actual revenues and expenditures.

A-40 Approve Change Order No. 1 to contract with J.W. Conner & Sons, Inc., for construction of the Boyette Road landscaping (Bell Shoals and Lithia-Pinecrest) project, increasing contract time by ninety days and adjusting milestones as delineated in Background.

A-41 Approve Change Order No. 1 to contract with J.W. Connor & Sons, Inc., for construction of the US 92 & Turkey Creek Road intersection improvements project, increasing contract amount by $18,653.01, with no change to contract time.

A-42 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with Dolphin Constructors, Inc., for construction of the Livingston Avenue & Bearss Avenue intersection improvements, decreasing contract amount by $11,964.96, increasing contract time by twenty-nine days and adjusting milestone dates as indicated in Background.

A-43 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to contract with GRI of West Florida, Inc., to reduce Article 21 allowance by $16,117.98; credit $524 to the County for thru-wall flashing deleted from the contract documents. Extend the contract time by six days and also the substantial completion date by eleven days.

A-44 Status report on traffic safety measures implemented in the Progress Village Area.

Purchasing Department

A-45 Bid No. C-125-98 - Water Department - Commercial Solid Waste Collection Services For Hillsborough County Facilities - Approve 1st modification to agreement with East Bay Sanitation Service, Inc., which increases the upset limit of the contract from $421,663.68 to $495,390.23, an
increase of $73,726.55 in settlement of a claim as described in Background.

A-46 Bid No. C-173-98 - Water Department - Predictive Electrical And Mechanical Maintenance For Wastewater Treatment Facilities - Approve renewal of contract with Instrumentation Services, Inc., for a one-year period beginning September 9, 1999, and ending September 8, 2000, in an annual amount not to exceed $76,840 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

A-47 Bid No. PC-196-98 - Water Department - Pump Station Rehabilitation Work Order Construction Services (WORCS-3) - Contract A - Approve renewal with Kimmins Contracting Corporation for additional one-year period or a maximum amount of $550,000, as explained in Background.

A-48 Bid No. C-208-98 - Water Department - Fire Hydrant Refurbishing Services - Approve renewal of contract with Metro Services Consultants, Inc., for a one-year period beginning September 2, 1999, and ending September 1, 2000, in an annual amount not to exceed $68,600 at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

A-49 RFQ No. C-245-98 - Children Services/Head Start Division - Head Start Comprehensive/Early Education Services - Approve renewal of contract for Easter Seals of Florida, Inc., for a one-year period beginning October 1, 1999, and ending September 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $127,530 per year, at the same terms and conditions of existing contract.

A-50 Bid No. P-273-98 - Public Works Department/Roadway Maintenance Division - Purchase Of Recycled Crushed Concrete - Approve renewal of contract with Woodruff & Sons, Inc., Tampa, for a one-year period beginning September 2, 1999, and ending September 1, 2000, in the estimated amount of $102,000, at the same prices, terms and conditions. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

A-51 RPS No. S-630-99 - Water Department - Falkenburg Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) Expansion From 6.0 to 9.0 MGD - Select Montgomery Watson, the firm ranked number one in the following list of firms deemed to be the most highly qualified to perform the required services: Montgomery Watson; 2) Boyle Engineering Corporation; 3) Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. Further, request Board authorize staff to negotiate with the selected firm and, if necessary, with additional firms as provided in the Consultant's Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA), Section 287.055, Florida Statutes.

A-52 Bid No. P-650-99 - Fleet Management Department - Purchase Of Three Heavy Duty Cranes, Mounted On Steel Utility Bodies - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, World Industrial Equipment d/b/a Stamm Manufacturing, Ft. Pierce, in the amount of $78,210 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 bid specification Part C.1 Further, reject bid submitted by Bennett Truck Equipment, Inc., Orlando, for reasons stated in Background.

A-53 Bid No. P-684-99 - Parks and Recreation and Fleet Management Departments - Purchase Of One Skid-Steer Loader And Accessories - Award bid to Bobcat of Tampa, in the amount of $25,888.20 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 bids from Prime Equipment and Ringhaver Equipment, Inc., for reasons stated in Background.

A-54 Bid No. P-685-99 - Parks and Recreation and Fleet Management Departments - Purchase Of Two Gang Mowers - Award bid to Wesco Turf, Inc., of Sarasota, in the amount of $54,500 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase up to an additional two units, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications. Further, reject bid from Golf Ventures, Inc., for reasons stated in the Background.

A-55 File No. T-669-99 - Public Works Department/Traffic Control Division - Sole Source Purchase Of Peek Traffic Signal Controller Assemblies For A One-Year Period - Approve purchase with Transportation Control Systems, Tampa, in an estimated amount of $104,225.

A-56 RFP No. S-700-99 - Information and Technology Services Department -Geographic Information System (GIS) Process Development - Award request for proposals to the best proposer, Camber Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $103,948 for the initial provision of services for a period of six months from the County's "Notice to Proceed" with one renewal period of an additional six months at the sole option of the County and at no additional cost. Further, reject proposal submitted by AGRA Baymont for the reason outlined in the Background.

A-57 Bid No. C-712-99, CIP No. 53208 - Solid Waste Management Department - Northwest Property Maintenance Building Improvements (SBE Set-Aside Project) - Award bid to the low bidder meeting specifications, Phoenix Home Builders, Inc., in the amount of $54,790.

A-58 Bid No. T-734-99 - Public Works Department/Traffic Section - Purchase Of Solar Powered School Flashers For A Two-Year Period - Award bid to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Transportation Control Systems, Inc., Tampa, in the estimated amount of $66,025. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

A-59 File No. T-750-99 - Solid Waste Management Department - Agreement For Maintenance And System Support For The SMS2000 Computer Program - Approve sole source with Mettler-Toledo Florida, Tampa, for a five-year period in the amount of $122,500.

A-60 File No. SP-015-99 - Fleet Management Department - Sale Of Surplus Vehicles And Miscellaneous Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 54 items pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes by public auction at Tampa Machinery Auction. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

A-61 File No. SP-016-99 - Communications Department - Sale of Surplus Printing Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes by sale to the highest bidder. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

A-62 File No. SP-017-99 - Public Works Department - Sale Of Surplus Traffic Control Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes by sale to the highest bidder. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

A-63 File No. C-318-96 - Administrative Services - Approve renewal of Travel Services Agreement with AAA Auto Club d/b/a AAA Travel Agency, for the provision of travel services to Hillsborough County for a one year period beginning September 11, 1999 and ending September 10, 2000 with no additional cost to the County.

A-64 Appropriate $1,100,000 from the Reserve for Contingency of the Workers Compensation Insurance Fund to provide funding for payment of worker's compensation claims for the remainder of fiscal year 1999. The amended amount for current claims payments will total $4,200,000.

Real Estate Department

A-65 Receive information on process for reviewing tax deed properties and 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 properties. These properties were acquired by tax deed(s) and are being transferred to the City pursuant to the provisions of Section 197.592(3), Florida Statutes.

A-66 Accept a fee simple deed from Richard R. Mulholland for donation of 104 feet of right-of-way for the North-South Arterial Road and a portion of the East-West Connector Road located within the Lake Brandon development. Also, accept donation of a perpetual right-of-way and utility easement for underground water and sanitary sewer facilities from Richard R. Mulholland and Lake Brandon Association, Inc., which is being donated as a condition of approval for a rezoning petition.

A-67 Accept an easement from American Medicorp Development Company, for donation of a permanent drainage easement to service the Lithia Pinecrest Road and Bryan Road intersection improvements.

A-68 Approve and authorize execution of a license agreement with the State Attorney for part-time use of an office in the West Gate Library, 7606 Paula Drive, in the Town ‘N Country area for an Elderly Victims Assistance Program. The use will be from 9:00 a.m. until Noon one day per week.

A-69 Accept conveyance of a 20' x 30' perpetual utility easement being donated by Opus Regency L.L.C., a Delaware Limited Corporation, for the purpose of providing the easement necessary for the County to service the meter facility to be located on their property along Grand Regency Boulevard.

A-70 Authorize the County Administrator to execute a letter agreement with Second District of Appeals for space in the North Annex Tower. This agreement extends their occupancy to June 30, 2004, and increases the monthly rental rate from $11,392.75 to $15,149.41 effective July 1, 2001, ending June 30, 2004.

A-71 Accept conveyance of two perpetual utility easements from Jerome Silvers & Associates for the purpose of accommodating the utility needs associated with Westchase Section "419". Utility easement no. 1 is ten feet by twenty feet, and utility easement no. 2 is ten feet by ten feet.

A-72 Approve 1st amendment of license agreement with Wenham C. White, Trustee, in order to add ten additional parking spaces to the existing parking agreement pertaining to the Peninsular Library. The additional spaces will increase the monthly payment by $100, which results in a total monthly payment of $300 for twenty-five spaces. The agreement is on a month-to-month basis.

A-73 Approve 1st amendment to agreement to lease a facility on Gunn Highway occupied by the Water Department. The amendment authorizes one-time payment of $3,959 for improvements to the leased premises required by the user department unforseen at the start of the build-out.

A-74 Accept a warranty deed by donation from Dollie May and T. J. Holloman Jr., for right-of-way on Messer Road, and further authorize recording of instruments of conveyance for same; and, authorize Public Works Department and Street Maintenance Division to perform Class "E" maintenance for said roadway.

A-75 Authorize the Chairman to execute a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opposing changes they propose that would pre-empt local laws affecting telecommunication antennas, the management of rights-of-way, and allow multiple telephone companies to place wires in and antennas on County buildings. Also, receive updated information concerning telecommunication issues.

A-76 Defer until the September 15 meeting, the report on locating four regional service centers in the northwest, east (Brandon), south and Plant City areas.

A-77 Defer until the September 15 meeting, the report on a proposed board policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 regarding use of alcoholic beverages on County-owned property.

Solid Waste Management Department

A-78 Approve 6th modification to agreement with Camp Dresser & McKee Inc., to provide Independent Consulting Engineering services for the Solid Waste Management System, including the Resource Recovery Facility retrofit, for the period October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000, at a cost not to exceed $439,400.

A-79 Receive report regarding competitive proposals for solid waste transport services.

A-80 Approve the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Waste Tire Solid Waste Grant Application WT00-29 in the amount of $504,379.

A-81 Approve 6th modification to the Consultant Services agreement with SCS Engineers for the second of two one-year optional agreement renewals to provide Engineering Services for the Active/Proposed Landfill Facilities of the County's Solid Waste Management System in an amount not to exceed $525,000.

A-82 Pleasant Grove Landfill:

a. Approve 2nd modification to agreement with SCS Engineers for additional contamination assessment activities and expanded interim remedial actions at the closed Pleasant Grove landfill, increasing the agreement not-to-exceed costs by $327,609 from $338,965 to $666,574.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $327,609 from the Solid Waste Reserves.

Water Department

A-83 Approve standard reclaimed water service agreements for golf courses and for commercial properties to be used to establish future accounts and authorize the County Administrator or his designee on behalf of the County to execute the agreements.

A-84 Approve Change Order No. 1 to contract with Wharton-Smith, Inc., for Northwest Reclaimed Water Transmission System: Parts 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 20 and 21, increasing contract amount by $541,359.71, increase contract time by 30 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in Background.

A-85 Approve 1st modification agreement to Miscellaneous Professional Services Agreement for Miscellaneous Water/Wastewater/Reclaimed Water - Plants, Plant Renovations and Complex Projects with Post Buckley Schuh & Jernigan, Inc., to renew the contract for a two-year period, increase the work order limits to $150,000 each (not to exceed $600,000 in the aggregate), and revise the Labor Rates.

A-86 Approve real estate instruments required by the Supplemental Agreement to the Governance Agreement to correct legal descriptions and other title defects of the property the County conveyed to Tampa Bay Water as indicated in agenda backup.

***County Attorney***

County Attorney

A-87 Authorize County Attorney's Office to settle the claims of Doe v. Hillsborough County. HC279412GL and HC280611GL for the settlement amount of one hundred fifty thousand and 00/100 ($150,000.00) dollars.

A-88 Approve setting a public hearing for September 29, 1999, at 5:30 p.m. to consider an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 98-58. (Public Hearing scheduled in the late afternoon to accommodate child care providers.)

A-89 Approve setting a public hearing for September 15, 1999, at 5:00 p.m. to consider an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 97-3. (Public Hearing scheduled in the late afternoon to accommodate child care providers).

** Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

A-90 Receipt of Official Board Records (reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records):

a. Children's Board of Hillsborough County financial report for fiscal quarter ended June 30, 1999, pursuant to Section 7, Ordinance 88-28.

b. Supervisor of Elections budget amendment 99-2 for fiscal year 1999.

c. Hillsborough County Hospital Authority budget for fiscal year 1999-2000, in accordance with Florida Statute 218.34(4).

d. Tampa Palms Open Space and Transportation Community Development District meeting minutes for May 18, 1999, and proposed budget for fiscal year 1999-2000.

e. Public Official bonds for the following officials of Cove at Bayport Colony Special Dependent District for year ending September 30, 1999; David C. Slack, president; Paul M. Kuehner, vice president; and Linda D. Slack, treasurer.

f. Citrus Park Community Development District audited general purpose financial statements and annual local government financial report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, in accordance with Florida Statutes 189,418.

A-91 Satisfaction of release of claim and judgement covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in the agenda backup.

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

A-93 Approve contract renewal with the Salvation Army to provide misdemeanor offender supervision services for a continuing five-year period.

A-94 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of August 24-30, 1999.

A-95 Approve release of warrants and direct deposits, as necessary, under dates of August 31 - September 6, 1999, with ratification at the September 15 regular Board meeting.

A-96 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting July 22, 1999
Land Use July 27, 1999
Workshop/Comp Plan Amendments July 29, 1999
Continued Land Use July 29, 1999
Workshop/Comp Plan Amendments August 5, 1999
Public Hearing/Comp Plan Amendments August 5, 1999
Land Use August 10, 1999
Public Hearing/Comp Plan Amendments August 11. 1999

Court Administration

A-97 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate a $20,000 grant from the Children's Board for a Foster Care Citizens Review Panel.

Environmental Protection Commission

A-98 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $529,242 from State of Florida for the FY 1999-2000 Pollutant Storage Tank Compliance & Verification Program Task 3. Projected FY 00 budget being increased by $6,125 to match grant award, with no General Funds required.

A-99 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $5,100 for new Federal Grant Section 103 Empact Ozone Mapping Project from Environmental Protection Agency, with no County funds required.

A-100 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate additional $500,000 from the Petroleum Contamination Cleanup Reimbursement Program, within the Environmental Protection Commission's budget, with no general revenue required.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

***County Administrator's Organization***

County Administrator

B-1 Verbal report regarding work group review of hospital lien issue.

B-2 Approve schedule of meetings for the BOCC for the 2000 calendar year. (Written material will be provided under separate cover)

B-3 Approve scheduling of the following workshop: requires super majority vote

a. Impact of additional Homestead Exemption for seniors.

B-4 Water Team Issues:

a. Report on expenditures of Water Team. (Written material will be provided under separate cover)

b. Establishment of Funds for Tampa Bay Water Issues:

1) 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 FY 00 funding for review of Tampa Bay Water Projects.

2) Approve resolution to amend the FY 99 - FY 04 CIP to delete the Central Facilities Maintenance Shop from the funded program (and add the project to the unfunded project listing).

c. Approve the agreement for Professional Consulting Services with D. Anderson Smith, P.G., as a sole source in an amount not to exceed two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) for assistance with the Tampa Bay Water new water supply projects proposed to be located in Hillsborough County, and authorize the Chairman to execute same.

d. Approve 1st amendment to agreement for professional consulting services between the Board and Breedlove, Dennis & Associates, Inc. increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $200,000, with all other terms and conditions to remain the same.

Economic Development Department

3:30pm B-5 Approve resolution and amended and restated 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. (Deferred from August 18 meeting)

Management & Budget

B-6 Appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, a total of $530,261 (FEMA - $409,301; State match - $33,196; County match - $87,765) in disaster relief funds for FEMA-3131-ED-FL, Supplement #0, awarded by the Department of Community Affairs for costs associated with Hurricane Georges. Hillsborough County's match requirements of $87,765 is provided by the Unincorporated Reserve for Contingency.

Office of Public Affairs

B-7 Adopt the 2000 State Legislative Program. The 2000 State Legislative Program includes appropriations requests adopted on August 6, 1999 and policy changes as indicated in the Background.

B-8 Authorize the Chairman to send a letter to Representative Sandy Murman, Chair of the Hillsborough County Legislative Delegation, suggesting three items for discussion at the Delegation round table meeting. The three items are the BOCC Legislative Program for the 2000 session, a status report on the Committee of 99, and an update on Hillsborough HealthCare.

Parks & Recreation Department

3:00pm B-9 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 for 30 years with two 5-year options for one dollar a year; and, entering into a 10-year User Agreement with the University Area Community Development Corporation for use of designated space at the University Area Community Center for the Parks and Recreation Department at a cost of $245,000 for the first 5 years and $270,000 for the remaining 5 years. (Continued from August 18 meeting)

Public Works Department

B-10 Discussion of road projects in Pasco County.

Water Department

B-11 Appropriate by super majority vote pursuant to BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $20,000 from the Reserve for Contingency in the Unincorporated Area General Fund and $25,362 from the Oak Utilities Operating Fund's Reserve for Contingency to provide for expenditures related to the Oak Utilities Operating Project Fund; Realize $125,000 of revenue from the Environmental Protection Commission which was originally appropriated in the FY 98 budget and reduce the Fund Balance Carry Forward in the FY 99 budget by $75,181.

***County Attorney***

B-12 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 18 meeting)

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

4:30pm C-1 Approve amendment to Animal Services Fee Schedule (BOCC Policy 03.04.08.00) by increasing licensing tag fees by $5.00, 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%.

2:00pm C-2 Consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of Tampa Bay Water's six Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) permits i.e., North-Central Hillsborough Intertie; Brandon Urban Dispersed Wells Collection System; South-Central Hillsborough Intertie; Alafia River Intake and Pump Stations; Tampa Bypass Canal Intake, Pump Station and Pipeline; and Tampa Bay Regional Water Treatment Plant) applications in accordance with the BOCC's Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects pursuant to sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Governance Agreement.

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

1:30pm D-1 Appearance by Shirley A. Ryals, Co-Chair, Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Committee, regarding annual millennium activities update.

1:45pm D-2 Appearance by Sheriff Cal Henderson regarding verbal report on the 800MHz system.

2:15pm D-3 Appearance by a representative from the Tampa Sports Authority regarding approval of a License Agreement with AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. for installation of a cellular telephone antenna bank on the Raymond James Stadium. This action is required by Chapter 96-520 section 10 Florida Statutes.

2:30pm D-4 Appearance by Don Barber, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, regarding the Chamber of Commerce's report on proposal for updating economic strategy.

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.

Commissioner Platt

E-4 Request that County Administrator meet with Colonel Diehl, MacDill Air Force Base regarding memoranda of understanding.

Commissioner Storms

4:00pm E-5 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County's Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation. (Continued from August 18 meeting)

2:45pm E-6 Discussion regarding less-than-fee acquisitions of environmental lands.

Commissioner Wacksman

4:15pm E-7 Discussion regarding position in support of the "cease fire" gun buy-back program.

F. STAFF REPORTS

Management & Budget

F-1 Report regarding developing cost data and a competitive environment for professional services.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

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

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by Shirley A. Ryals, Co-Chair, Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Committee, regarding annual millennium activities update.

1:45 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Sheriff Cal Henderson regarding verbal report on the 800MHz system.

2:00 p.m. C-2 Consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of Tampa Bay Water's six Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) permits.

2:15 p.m. D-3 Appearance by a representative from the Tampa Sports Authority regarding approval of a License Agreement with AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. for installation of a cellular telephone antenna bank on the Raymond James Stadium.

2:30 p.m. D-4 Appearance by Don Barber, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, regarding the Chamber of Commerce's report on proposal for updating economic strategy.

2:45 p.m. E-6 Discussion regarding less-than-fee acquisitions of environmental lands.

3:00 p.m. B-9 Consider leasing the new facility at the University Area Park to the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc.

3:30 p.m. B-5 Approve resolution and amended and restated interlocal agreement with City of Plant City to authorize use of up to $400,000 a year in tourist tax revenue.

4:00 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County's Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation.

4:15 p.m. E-7 Discussion regarding position in support of the "cease fire" gun buy-back program.

4:30 p.m. C-1 Approve amendment to Animal Services Fee Schedule (BOCC Policy 03.04.08.00) by increasing licensing tag fees.

Prepared September 1, 1999, 8:40 a.m.

ADDENDUM TO SEPTEMBER 1 AGENDA


OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

B-13 Confirmation of appointment of Anthony L. Shoemaker to the position of Assistant County Administrator for Community Services. (To be heard at 10:30 a.m.)

B-14 4th amendment to agreement with Florida West Group, Inc. to extend the term of their lease (Sobik’s) in County Center.

B-15 Time Warner franchise fee deficiency settlement offer.

E-8 Options pertaining to the City of Tampa’s approval of Adult-Use facilities. (Comm. Norman)

E-9 City’s permitting Adult-Use Establishments. (Comm. Platt)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-13 2nd modification to agreement with St. Joseph’s Hospital, Inc. under the Ryan White CARE Act adding funding for the provision of adherence services - DELETED FROM AGENDA

A-20 Gates Learning Foundation Grant for computer hardware and software and budget amendment to appropriate $183,149 awarded by the Gates Learning Foundation for the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System - DELETED FROM AGENDA

A-30 Policy regarding dealing with a Reserve Account - DELETED FROM AGENDA (SAME AS A-34)

A-79 Report regarding competitive proposals for solid waste transport services - DEFER UNTIL THE SEPTEMBER 15 MEETING

F-1 Report regarding developing cost data and a competitive environment for professional services - DEFER UNTIL THE SEPTEMBER 15 MEETING

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

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

A-14 Response to Commission for Transportation Disadvantaged’s Quality Assurance and Program Evaluation of Hillsborough County. (Comms. Platt & Scott)

A-22 Interlocal agreement with Cities of Temple Terrace and Plant City which creates the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. (Comm. Platt)

A-35 Setting a public hearing for September 15, 1999, at 2:00 p.m., to accelerate Phases IV and V(a) of the Falkenburg Road Jail Expansion project. (Daniel Kleman)

A-63 Renewal of travel services agreement with AAA Auto Club d/b/a AAA Travel Agency, for the provision of travel services to Hillsborough County. (Comm. Hart)

A-83 Standard reclaimed water service agreements for golf courses and for commercial properties to be used to establish future accounts. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:30 a.m. B-13 Appointment of Anthony L. Shoemaker to the position of Assistant County Administrator for Community Services.

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

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by Shirley A. Ryals, Co-Chair, Hillsborough Community 2000 Millennium Committee, regarding annual millennium activities update.

1:45 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Sheriff Cal Henderson regarding verbal report on the 800MHz system.

2:00 p.m. C-2 Consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of Tampa Bay Water’s six Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) permits.

2:15 p.m. D-3 Appearance by a representative from the Tampa Sports Authority regarding approval of a License Agreement with AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. for installation of a cellular telephone antenna bank on the Raymond James Stadium.

2:30 p.m. D-4 Appearance by Don Barber, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, regarding the Chamber of Commerce's report on proposal for updating economic strategy.

2:45 p.m. E-6 Discussion regarding less-than-fee acquisitions of environmental lands. * (Comm. Storms)

3:00 p.m. B-9 Consider leasing the new facility at the University Area Park to the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc.

3:30 p.m. B-5 Approve resolution and amended and restated interlocal agreement with City of Plant City to authorize use of up to $400,000 a year in tourist tax revenue.

4:00 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding request by Wayne Wood for Hillsborough County’s Land Excavation Special Use Permit Regulation. * (Comm. Storms)

4:15 p.m. E-7 Discussion regarding position in support of the “cease fire” gun buy-back program. * (Comm. Norman)

4:30 p.m. C-1 Approve amendment to Animal Services Fee Schedule (BOCC Policy 03.04.08.00) by increasing licensing tag fees.

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

A D J O U R N M E N T




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