Archived Agendas

Wednesday, October 6, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS


PRESENTATION OF (POSTHUMOUSLY) PROCLAMATION IN HONOR OF MICHAEL ZAGORC.

PRESENTATION OF CHET THARPE AWARD FOR FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 3-9, 1999 TO BE FIRE PREVENTION WEEK.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 1999 FIRE SAFETY POSTER CONTEST WINNER AND PRESENTATION OF BICYCLE TO WINNER.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 17-23, 1999 TO BE TEEN READ WEEK.

COUNTY ALLIANCE FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES ANNUAL COMMUNITY AWARDS at 11:45 AM

PROCLAMATION PRESENTED TO THE EXTRICATION TEAM FROM FIRE STATION NO. 11 IN BRANDON FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION.




INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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

***County Administrator's Organization***

Aging Services

1-1 Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Adult Day Care & Respite Programs:

1. Approve Amendment #1 to Standard Contract between Hillsborough County and the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. which increases the total contract from $488,093 to $500,214 of which $384,240 is State General Revenue funds and $115,974 is additional County support for the period of July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000, with no additional costs to the County.

2. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $15,516 in State General Revenue funds for the Department of Aging Services' Respite Care Program for the period 7/1/99 - 6/30/00 as per Amendment #1, Standard Contract between the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging and realign $1,099 in additional County support for the ADI Adult Day Care Program for the three-month period of July 1, 1999 - September 30, 1999.

1-2 Approve the contract with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. to authorizing the Department of Aging Sevices' Seniors Citizen Nutrition and Activity Program to receive cash, at the established rate of $.5539 per meal, in lieu of commodities for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2001 for a maximum of 1,045,775 eligible meals. Estimated reimbursement is $579,254.77.

1-3 Approve Medicaid waiver referral agreements between the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging and Tampa Bay Retirement Center, Rosemont Retirement Residence, Shady Palms Retirement Homes, Rocky Creek Retirement Village, Bay Gardens Retirement Village, Golden Acres, I and II, and Brenell's Residential Homes, assisted living facilities, to enable eligible elderly residents to continue to receive Assisted Living Waiver Services from the facilities, case management from the Community Care for the Elderly Lead Agency and technical assistance and monitoring services from the Area Agency on Aging under the Florida Department of Elder Affairs Assisted Living Waiver from August 16, 1999 through June 30, 2000, with no additional costs to the County.

1-4 Approve budget amendment to decrease $615,894 in USDA funds in the 2000 Senior Citizen's Nutrition & Activity Program's Additional County Support budgets and appropriate $579,255 in the 1999/2000 USDA budget as per USDA Contract for the period of 10/1/99 - 9/30/00, with no additional costs to the County.

1-5 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $210,000, to be received from the School District of Hillsborough County, as partial payment for extended day services for (119) three and four year old Head Start children of families also eligible for the subsidized child care program. This appropriation covers the period of July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2000, with no additional costs to the County. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

Community Improvement

1-6 Approve a modification of agreement between the Alliance for Affordable Housing, Inc. for administrative and operational costs totaling $42,100 for Fiscal Years 95/96 and 96/97.

1-7 Approve a modification agreement between the Alliance for Affordable Housing, Inc. which provides $125,000 for housing rehabilitation of 60 single family homes.

1-8 Approve an agreement with the Alliance for Affordable Housing, Inc. which provides $145,000 to assist 18 very low income persons with removal of architectural barriers in their homes.

1-9 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to the contract with Manual Lanz Construction Company, for the demolition and removal of a multi-family complex (Moses White Building). This change order decreases the contract amount by $17,640, increases contract time by eleven days, and adjusts the milestones dates as indicated in the background.

1-10 Approve an agreement with Homes for Hillsborough, Inc., in the amount of $104,790 for the development of 24 homes in the Homes for Ruskin Subdivision, Phase II.

1-11 Approve modification of agreement to extend the contract with The Centre for Women to September 30, 2000 to provide educational services to County residents participating in the Self-Sufficiency Program.

1-12 Approve modification of agreement with the Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation to process First-Time Homebuyer Program Down Payment/Closing Cost Assistance and Gap financing loans.

Economic Development

1-13 Adopt resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #99-119, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida's Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program and provides for up to $468,000 of local financial support for a corporate expansion that will create 780 new high quality jobs. The entire amount ($468,000) to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in unincorporated County. One half ($234,000) to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in a municipality of Hillsborough County.

1-14 Adopt resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #99-088, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida's Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program and provides for up to $32,000 of local financial support for a corporate expansion that will create 20 new high quality jobs within the City of Tampa's Enterprise Zone. One half ($16,000) of the total to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in a municipality of Hillsborough County.

Fire Rescue

1-15 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $56,899 from the Fire Impact Fee (northeast zone) reserve account to purchase capital equipment. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

Fleet Management

1-16 Approve first modification to sole source agreement with Control Software, Inc. for the General Equipment Maintenance Systems upgrade to the M4cs Software version. Exercise the option for an additional twenty days training at a reduced price of $857 per day for a total not-to-exceed amount of $17,140.00. Approve reimbursement of reasonable pre-approved travel expenses from 3/8/99 to 10/6/99, in an amount not-to-exceed amount of $10,000 for the additional 20 days add in the first modification, the total amount of the contract increases from $161,463 to $205,603, an increase of $44,140. Further, authorize the Purchasing Director to exercise the option for additional service offered and priced up to an amount not to exceed $25,000. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

Health & Social Services Department

1-17 Approve Grant Agreement with Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged for the period from October 6, 1999 through October 5, 2000 for grant funds in the amount of $815,908 with a required County match of $90,656. This funding is provided to the County as Community Transportation Coordinator to provide transportation disadvantaged service to eligible clients of this program.

1-18 Approve the second 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 costs to the County.

1-19 Approve the second modification to Agreement with the Department of Health, Pinellas County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing the dispensing fee reimbursement from $13 to $10 per unit, for the period ending February 29, 2000, with no additional costs to the County.

1-20 Approve the second modification to the agreement with Lifefleet Southeast, Inc. for the provision of medical transportation services for eligible participants in the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan which renews the agreement in the annual not-to-exceed amount of $60,000 for the period beginning October 15, 1999, up to and including October 14, 2000, at the same terms and conditions as modified herein, with no additional costs to the County. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

1-21 Approve the fourth modification to the agreement with Americare Ambulance Service, Inc. for the provision of medical transportation services for eligible participants in the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan which renews the agreement in the annual not-to-exceed amount of $30,000 for the period beginning October 15, 1999, up to and including October 14, 2000, at the same terms and conditions as modified herein, with no additional costs to the County. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

Library Services Department

1-22 Approve budget amendment to realign Library District and Library Community Investment Tax funds to provide funding in the amount of $139,000 for a portion of the cost to acquire additional land for the West Tampa Branch Library and transfer $148,470 to the Library Construction Fund Reserve from projects that have sufficient funds budgeted to cover anticipated expenditures.

Management Analysis

1-23 Receive report on the Quality Improvement Program.

Management & Budget Department

1-24 Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund in FY 99.

1-25 Approve the ninth modification of the Tampa Educational Cable Consortium Agreement in accordance with staff's recommendation. This modification amends Article III, Consideration, increasing the annual not-to- exceed amount for FY 00 by 10% from $429,000 to $471,900; and amends Article III, Consideration, increasing the annual not-to-exceed amount for FY 01 by 10% from $471,900 to $519,000.

1-26 Approve the first modification to the Time Warner Entertainment Advanced Newhouse Public Access Agreement in accordance with staff's recommendation. This modification amends Article III, Consideration, increasing the annual not-to-exceed amount for FY 00 by 150% from $120,000 to $300,000; and, amends Article III, Consideration, increasing the annual not-to-exceed amount for FY 01 by 18% from $300,000 to $355,443. During October 1999 Time Warner is scheduled to turn over the operation of the Public Access Facility to speak up Tampa Bay, a non-profit group.

1-27 Approve interlocal contractual agreement with the Hillsborough County and Arts Council of Hillsborough County in the amount of $1,033,000 per year to provide cultural services to residents of Hillsborough County for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2001.

Parks & Recreation Department

1-28 Approve the first modification to the agreement for performing a study to assess the needs and desires of the community for a community center and preparing a report to the County to present the findings of the study with Carrollwood Area Association of Neighborhoods to extend the contract time by 31 days.

1-29 Approve agreement with the School Board for the use of Armwood High School football stadium for football practice by the Lion Youth League, with no additional costs to the County.

Planning & Growth Management

1-30 Delete the budget set up in FY 99 for the Brownsfield Redevelopment Grant. This grant funding was planned but not approved in FY 99.

1-31 Orient/Eastlake Brownsfields EPA Pilot Assessment Agreement:

1. Approve submittal and authorize the chair to sign the Assistance Agreement for the grant award from the Environmental Protection Agency for the Orient/Eastlake Brownsfield Assessment Pilot project.

2. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $200,000 in grant revenues.

Public Works Department

1-32 Approve first amendment to agreement between Environmental Protection Commission and Hillsborough County to accomodate purchasing cycle an all terrain excavator for use with the Adopt-A-Pond Program.

1-33 Approve reducing the grant budget for the Delaney Creek Watershed Rehabilitation Project with the Southwest Florida Water Management District by $46,136 in order to close grant and bring budget in alignment with actual revenues and expenditures.

1-34 Accept and appropriate $100,000 in grant award funds and $100,000 in County matching funds. This is in accordance with the August 4, 1999 approved Cooperative Funding Agreement between Hillsborough County and the Southwest Florida Water Management District for design of the Balm Road Wetland and Stormwater Treatment Project.

1-35 Approve grant agreement for $28,031 with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to provide plant control services by the Public Works Roadway Maintenance Division and Aquatic Weed Control Unit for fiscal year 2000.

1-36 Authorize the Chairman to execute the supplemental agreement with CSX Transportation to allow for a one- time lump sum lease payment of $13,500 for the stormwater pipeline located within railroad right-of-way on Henderson Road approximately 700 feet south of Linebaugh Avenue.

1-37 Authorize the Chairman to execute the FY 00 Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey, to continue the ongoing Cooperative Water Resources Investigation Program. This program provides valuable hydroponic data to the Stormwater, Water/Wastewater Planning and Design Teams. The County's share of the FY 00 Program is $119,500 which is contained in the FY 00 budget of the Stormwater Management Master Plan's budget.

1-38 Approve Change Order No. 2 (Final) to the contract with Central Florida Landscaping of Tampa, Inc. for the US 41/SR 45 Apex to Pasco County Line Landscaping Project, decreasing the contract amount by $2,842.51 with no change to contract duration.

1-39 Approve the Joint Project Agreement with Cargill Fertilizer, Inc. for relocation of a Cargill owned raw waterline as required by the Bloomingdale Avenue (Bell Shoals to Lithia Pinecrest) Road Widening Project.

1-40 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $50,000 in grant award funds and $50,000 in County matching funds. This is in accordance with the September 15, 1999 approved Cooperative Funding Agreement between Hillsborough County and the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the construction of the Lake Ellen Drive Culvert Replacement.

1-41 Approve the Miscellaneous Professional Services Contracts for miscellaneous professional services for subsurface investigation and testing services (soils, materials and geotechnical) for a two-year period with each of the following firms: Professional Services Industries, Inc. and Ardaman and Associates. 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.

1-42 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate grant funds in the amount of $500,000 and realign County funds of $3,124,460 in accordance with the Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services, for the construction of the Jan K. Platt Regional Library approved by the Board of County Commissioners on February 4, 1999.

1-43 Residential Traffic Control Hearing Master Services Agreement:

a. Approve the second modification agreement increasing the contract by $9,500 to allow for additional Hearing Master services at the County's request at the same rates established in the original agreement and approve clarification of scope of services as noted.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign existing funds within the budget of the Residential Traffic Control Program (character 60 to character 30) to provide for the services of the Hearing Master.

c. Approve the modified Hearing Master Services annual cost to the County not to exceed the sum of $65,000 for the balance of this contract term including renewals.

Purchasing Department

1-44 Bid No. C-139-95 - Telephone Repair for Various Hillsborough County Telephone Systems - Approve thirty day extension with Progressive Business Communications, Inc., as modified, for the provision of telephone repair services, in a not-to-exceed amount of $3,462 per month in accordance with Article 20 of the original agreement which authorizes the County to unilaterally extend the original contract at the same terms and conditions. Additionally, authorize Director of Purchasing to exercise two additional thirty-day extensions, if necessary.

1-45 Bid No. C-525-97 - Parks & Recreation Department - Installation Repair and Removal of Pole Lighting and General Electrical Maintenance - Approve unilateral change order to increase the units of service by 20% which changes the annual not-to-exceed amount of the contract from $290,181.25 to $384,217.50, an increase of $58,036.25, at the same terms and conditions of the existing contract. The potential for this increase was provided for in the original bid. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

1-46 RFQ No. C-586-97 - Insurance & Claims Division - Special Disability Trust Fund - Approve the renewal of the existing contract with SDF Specialist, Inc. for a one-year period beginning October 6, 1999 to October 5, 2000, at the same terms and conditions in the existing contract. This is a performance based contract, the firm receives 15% of the recoveries from the Special Disability Trust Fund.

1-47 Bid No. C-718-99 - Community Improvement Department - Independence Village Demolition - Award bid to Johnson's Excavation & Services, Inc. for the amount of $73,073.

1-48 Bid No. C-719-99 - Community Improvement Department - Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory Project - Award bid to Michael G. Young Contractor, Inc. for the amount of $361,600.

1-49 Bid No. C-721-99 - Public Works Department - Bearss Avenue/Duck Pond Phase II Drainage Improvements - Award bid to Kamminga & Roodvoets Inc. for the amount of $2,053,270.50 which includes the acceptance of Alternates #2, 4, and 5.

1-50 Bid No. C-725-99 - Water Department - Mechanical and Structural Repairs Term Contract (Re-bid) - Award bid to H2O Utility Services, Inc. for an amount not-to-exceed $399,125.00.

1-51 Bid No. P-281-98 - Water Department - Purchase of Liquid Polymer - Approve renewal for a one year period at the same terms and conditions to Ciba Specialty Chemicals Water Treatments, Inc. in the estimated amount of $167,320. The renewal is for the period of October 6, 1999 and ending October 5, 2000. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

1-52 Bid No. S-708-99 - Provision of Annual Elevator and Dumbwaiter Maintenance and Repair Services - Reject the bid submitted by Thyssen Miami Elevator for the reasons outlined in the background and approve the negotiated contract with Thyssen Miami Elevator for an amount not to exceed $104,382 for a two-year period beginning with the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed. This contract contains one, two-year renewal period at the sole option of the County at the same terms and conditions.

1-53 Bid No. S-720-99 - Water Department - Meter Reading Services - Reject the bid submitted by Software Installed, for the reasons outlined in the background. Additionally, award alternate bid to FieldTech, Inc. for a unit price of $.48 per meter read, for a two-year period beginning no later than 45 days after the date of the County's Notice to Proceed. The annual cost is $241,920 for a total cost for the initial two-year term of the contract of $483,840. At the sole option of the County, this contract may be renewed for two additional one-year periods at the same terms and conditions.

1-54 Bid No. T-713-99 - Public Works Department - Purchase of Screw & Snap Type Pipe Culvert Slip Liner - Award bid to Metal Culverts, Inc. in the estimated amount of $170,661.50 (for Section A, Screw Lock). Further, request Board to reject all bids received for Section B, Snap Lock, for reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

1-55 Bid No. T-732-99 - Public Works Department - Purchase of Reflectorized Thermoplastic Marking Compound - Award bid to Crown Technology for an estimated annual amount of $74,520. Further, request the Board reject the bid from Linear Dynamics, Inc. for reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

1-56 Bid No. T-747-99 - Fleet Management - Purchase of 87 Octane and Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel No. 2 - Award bid to Truman Arnold Companies for transport deliveries (large quantities) in the estimated quantity of 2,887,605 gallons for 87 octane and 1,414,793 gallons for low sulfur diesel fuel No. 2 and Petroleum Traders Corporation for pickup of fuel in County vehicles in the estimated quantity of 856,856 gallons of 87 octane and 979,264 gallons for low sulfur diesel fuel No. 2. The combined estimated cost based on the current Oil Price Information Services index is $5,250,468.31. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

1-57 File No. SP-021-99 - Fleet Management - Sale of Surplus Vehicles and Miscellaneous Equipment - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 74 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 to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

1-58 File No. T-687-99 - Fire Rescue - Sole Source Purchase of An Incident Reporting System - Approve GTE Florida, Inc. for a five-year period in the amount of $420,998.10 which includes system maintenance for years two through five.

1-59 RFQ No. S-552-99 - Americans with Disabilities Act Consultant for the County Administrator's Office - Approve the evaluation team's selection of and authorize the contract with Abilities of Florida, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.

1-60 RFQ No. S-699-99 - Insurance & Claims/Human Resource Departments - Actuarial Services - Award Milliman & Robertson, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $96,000.00 per year for an initial period of three years from the County's Notice to Proceed with two one-year renewals at the sole source option of the County. This amount includes an allowance of $45,000 for the provision of special reports as requested by the user department.

1-61 RFQ No. S-758-99 - Disability Determination Services for the Hillsborough County Employment and Training Division Welfare-to-Work Program - Approve the selection of and authorize the Contract between the Emergency Associates for Medicine d.b.a. Medical Toxicology Consultants, Inc. for a 1-year period from the effective date of the County's Notice to Proceed in an amount not to exceed $150,000. At the sole option of the County, this Contract may be extended for up to two additional 1-year periods at the same terms and conditions, with no additional costs to the County.

Real Estate Department

1-62 Reject the bids that were received for County property located at 101 North 12th Street since they were significantly below the appraised value of the property.

1-63 Approve contract and authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from Melvyn Abrams for right of way along Linebaugh Avenue, Plantation to Dale Mabry.

1-64 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from The Haynes Property Company in the amount of $20,000 for right-of-way for the Lithia-Pinecrest at Bryan Road intersection improvement project.

1-65 Approve Mutual Use Agreement donated by Tampa Electric Company for Messler Canal Outfall and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.

1-66 Accept Quit Claim Deed from Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc. for the donation of an additional 14 feet of right- of-way along the south side of Fletcher Avenue to provide a total of 64 feet from the centerline, per Rezoning Petition #95-224/PRS98-1029-USF, Condition #18. Said right of way is located between Livingston Avenue and 29th Street, approximately 270 feet west of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard (30th Street).

1-67 Accept a Special Warranty Deed from M/I Schottenstein Homes, Inc. for the donation of Cross Creek Parcel "J" a 5.915 acre site which is part of a public/private neighborhood park per Rezoning #89-45, Condition #46. Said site is located within the Cross Creek Development along the east side of Kinnan Street, approximately ½ mile north of Cross Creek Boulevard lying easterly of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard.

1-68 Adopt a resolution declaring certain County-owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Plant City, as surplus, and authorizing the 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.

1-69 Approve Interlocal Agreement (ELAPP) with Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Little Manatee River, authorize the chairman to execute the deeds of conveyance and other required documents for the conveyance of several properties along the Little Manatee River to the Southwest Florida Water Management District, including several easements to resolve minor utility encroachments, to reimburse the program approximately $5.2 million to be used on future acquisitions, authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the Interlocal Agreement and execute the documents associated with the transaction.

1-70 Adopt a resolution authorizing the chairman to execute an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County School Board relating to the sale of property owned by the City of Tampa for a high school, extension of Montague Street, and preservation of approximately 150 acres through the County's ELAP Program with a purchase price not to exceed $2,260,000 and the fee ownership of that portion of Channel 'A' owned by the City of Tampa at no additional cost. In addition to transactional requirements the agreement details issues relating to the contamination, associated remediation, any pending responsibilities as well as access and construction easements for Montague Street. In accordance with the requirements of the ELAPP Ordinances, the Board designates the areas required for Montague Street (including, but not limited to, right of way, mitigation areas and drainage areas) and the area encumbered by the easement for Channel 'A' as Acquisitions of Convenience. Authorize the chairman to execute other documents that may be required by the agreement provided they do not materially alter the agreement, authorizes staff to proceed in accordance with the requirements of the agreement (which include acceptance of the right of way from HCSB acquired by HCSB), reimburse to ELAPP for the cost of the property required for Montague Street, process the instruments of conveyance referenced in the agreement, and payment of the purchase price and transactional costs not to exceed $2,300,000.

1-71 Defer until the November 3, 1999 meeting, the proposed Board Policy 08.01.00.01 regarding use of alcoholic beverages on County-owned property to allow staff time to secure detailed information from the Museum of Science and Industry, the Center Place Cultural and Civic Center and Legends Field Baseball Complex about the status of their alcholic beverage license.

Solid Waste Department

1-72 Approve and execute a modification to contract with J&J Baker Enterprises, Inc. increasing the contract by a not-to-exceed amount of $183,000 to cover charges to be incurred through March 16, 2000 for the Transportation of Leachate/Leachate Effluent from the Southeast County Facility for a total revised contract price of $549,762.24.

Water Department

1-73 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to the contract with Baker Construction Services, Inc. for Northwest Maintenance Site (Sheldon Road) Paving, Grading, & Drainage Improvements decreasing the contract amount by $12,776.35, with no additional costs to the County.

1-74 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to the contract with Southwest Contracting, Inc. for the construction of the Farmington and Buckhorn Run RWIU Distribution Mains project, decreasing the contract amount by $27,898.95, increasing the contract time by 7 days and adjusting contract milestone as indicated in the background.

1-75 Approve Change Order No. 3 to the contract with The Poole and Kent Company for the construction of the South County WWTP Expansion to 4.5 MGD and South County WWTP Effluent project, increasing the contract amount by $50,632.53, increasing the contract time by seven days, and adjusting the milestone dates as indicated in the background.

1-76 Approve resolution to appropriate $2,330,000 to provide funding for R&R, CIP approved, FY 99 projects in the Utility Enterprise Fund. Funds are provided by the Utility System Renewal & Replacement Account's (040007) Reserve for Contingency General account.

1-77 Approve the contract for professional engineering design and construction phase services for the Valrico Advanced Waste Water Treatment Plant Expansion from 4.0 to 6.0 MGD between Hillsborough County and Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.

1-78 Approve scheduling a public hearing for November 17, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. for the purpose of adopting a resolution to state the Board of County Commissioners' intent to use the Uniform Method of Collecting a Non-Ad Valroem Assessment. This assessment is to fund a portion of capacity and/or accrued guaranteed revenue fees, otherwise payable upon connection to the County's water and/or wastewater system, for property located within twenty-two (22) established Capacity Assessment Units.

***County Attorney***

1-79 Approve the Satisfaction of Claim of Liens to be accepted and executed for 8 items listed in the agenda backup for which payment has been made.

1-80 Approve scheduling a public hearing on October 20, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. to consider adopting an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Ordinance 98-54, pertaining to the Code Enforcement Board and Special Master.

1-81 Approve scheduling a public hearing on November 3, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. to consider enactment of a proposed ordinance licensing Rave Clubs and restricting minors' access to Rave Clubs.

1-82 Authorize County staff to meet with homeowners in Tampa Shores to discuss and prepare a proposed Ordinance that may later be presented to the BOCC to establish the Tampa Shores Special Dependent District.

*** Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

1-83 Receipt of Official Board Records (reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records):

1. List of Lands Available for Taxes in accordance with Florida Statute 197.502(7).

2. Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Investment Information as of August 31, 1999.

3. Public official bonds for the following officials of Country Run Special Dependent District: Ericka Manz, president; and Monica Didden, treasurer, effective through September 30, 1999; Edward Steven Rayney, vice president, effective through February 18, 2000; and Monica Didden, treasurer, effective through September 30, 2000.

4. Public official bonds for the following officials of Carrollwood South Special Dependent District for year ending September 30, 1999: David C. Manicilla, president; and Jennifer Theodore, treasurer.

5. Public official bonds for the following officials of North Lakes Maintenance Special Dependent District: Regina Gillian, president; and Diane Roger, vice president. These two bonds are effective until canceled.

6. Hillsborough County Aviation Authority budget for fiscal year 1999-2000, in accordance with Florida Statute 218.34(3).

7. Hillsborough County Hospital Authority audited financial statement for year ended September 30, 1998, pursuant to Florida Statute 11.45.189.418, and 218.32.

8. Cargill Fertilizer, Incorporated, financial assurance information regarding Development Order 80-713, in accordance with Florida Statute 280.06(18).

9. Tampa Palms Open Space and Transportation Community Development District audited report and general purpose financial statements and annual local government financial report for fiscal year ended September 30, 1998, in accordance with Florida Statute 218.32(1)(b).

10. Supervisor of Elections budget amendment 99-3 for fiscal year 1999.

1-84 Approve deletion of capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

1-85 Approve removal of 19 packets of uncollectible checks from various Board departments from 1995 to 1999, in the total amount of $13,984.03, from the official books and records as of September 30, 1999.

1-86 Approve the Tax Collector's request that the 1999 tax roll be extended prior to the Value Adjustment Board hearings being completed, so they could open the roll for collections on November 1, 1999, or as soon thereafter as possible.

1-87 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of October 1-4, 1999, and ratify preapproval to release warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of September 14-20 and 28-30, 1999.

1-88 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting August 18, 1999
Land Use August 24, 1999
Workshop/Planning Responsibilities and Solid
Waste Management Annual Review
Public Hearing/Comp Plan Amendments and Health
Care Issue August 25, 1999
Town Hall Meeting August 26, 1999
Regular Meeting September 1, 1999
Public Hearing/Budget September 8, 1999

Court Adminstration

1-89 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $384,227 in funds received from the Justice Administrative Commission to reimburse the County for the costs of court appointed counsel in child dependency cases.

Environmental Protection Commission

1-90 Air Pollution Control Grant:

1. Approve budget amendment to decrease $11,065 from original anticipated EPA Air Pollution Control Grant, Section 105 within the Environmental Protection Commission

2. Accept and appropriate $20,589 from EPA Air Pollution Control Grant, Section 105 which represents a recent increase to the Grant to purchase Air Monitoring Equipment. The difference (an increase of $9,524) will adjust EPC's budget to match the Federal Grant of $408,496, with no additional costs to the County.

1-91 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $2,000 from Florida State University for collection of samples to determine amount of Nitrogen Isotope in the EPC's Air Pollution Control Program, with no additional costs to the County.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

***County Administrator's Organization***

Economic Development Department

B-1 Approve the resolution and interlocal agreement with the City of Tampa to authorize use of $166,000 per year in tourist tax revenue for 20 years so the City of Tampa can renovate and improve the Tampa Convention Center.

Library Services Department

B-2 Adopt a resolution renaming the main downtown public library the "John F. Germany Public Library."

Management Analysis

B-3 Approve the Scope of Services and authorize staff to proceed with advertising the Request for Proposal for the Capital Construction and Maintenance Group performance audit which includes the Capital Program Administrator, the Public Works and Real Estate Departments. (Continued from the September 15 meeting)

Neighborhood Relations

3:30pm B-4 Consider options regarding abandoned shopping carts. 1) Proceed with the ordinance process that would require stores to install measures to ensure that carts do not leave the store property; or 2) Institute a Board policy directing the County Administrator to begin a program in which the appropriate department will retrieve carts.

Parks and Recreation Department

11:30am B-5 Consider moving forward with a proposal for the YMCA to lease County property in Town 'N Country to build and operate a $3.1 million YMCA/Community Center and build a $1 million expansion to the Jackson Springs Recreation Center in Town N' Country in accordance with the attached Term Sheet. The County will provide the YMCA $2.1 million in Community Investment Tax funds in 2003 for the YMCA/Community Center and $1 million impact fee revenue (at a rate of $200,000 a year for 5 years) for the expansion at Jackson Springs Park.

Real Estate Department

B-6 Adopt a resolution removing the designation of Anderson Road as a limited access facility and that requests for access to Anderson Road to be processed pursuant to the access management regulations contained in the Land Development Code. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

***County Attorney***

B-7 Review proposed ordinance amending Ordinance 96-13 to impose a Court fee for the public guardianship program and set for a public hearing on November 3, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. to consider its adoption.

***Other Offices***

Emergency Medical Planning Council

3:00pm B-8 Adopt the recommendations of the Emergency Medical Planning Council and communicate its support of these recommendations to the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission, the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Governmental Accountability, and the Hillsborough County Legislative Delegation's Ad Hoc Committee on the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission.

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

2:00pm C-1 Approve in accordance with the BOCC's Policy for the Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Management Plan for the Central System Wellfields pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Governance Agreement.

2:00pm C-2 Approve the Hartline Impact Fee Capital Improvement Program list of projects for 1999-2004. (Continued from the September 16 Public Hearing on the Hillsborough County Capital Improvement Program)

2:00pm C-3 Consider an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 98-58. (Opened and continued from the September 29 meeting)

2:00pm C-4 Consider an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 97-3. (Opened and continued from the September 29 meeting)

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.

BOCC Correspondence

E-3 Correspondence from Dr. Warren Clark and Karen Clayton, Hillsborough Task Force on Hunger, requesting the BOCC ask the County Administrator to present a report in November covering the progress made over one year on implementing recommendations for addressing hunger. (Staff recommends the Task Force be notified that an update will be scheduled in November.)

E-4 Correspondence from the Tampa Bay Partnership Executive Committee urging elected officials to stay the course and allow Tampa Bay Water the chance to meet the objectives set out by its member governments and the Legislature. (Staff recommends the Board receive and file correspondence.)

E-5 Correspondence from Sheriff Cal Henderson advising the recently enactedbill entitled "Kayla McLean Child Protection Act", an unfunded mandate, has placed an unforeseen financial burden on their current budget. Although a budgetary amendment is not requested at this time, it may be necessary to make such a request in FY 2000. (Staff recommends the Board receive and file the letter.)

E-6 Correspondence from Representative Sandy Murman requesting the BOCC's participation in meeting scheduled for December 16th and the establishment of a task force to study the Civil Service Board. (Staff recommends discussion by the BOCC of the Legislative Program; the County Administrator will be prepared to respond to questions on the second issue).

Commissioner Frank

E-7 Discussion regarding Tampa Bay Water Projects

Commissioner Platt

E-8 Confirm nomination of Wade Boggs for the Favorite Sons and Daughters award.

Commissioner Storms

1:30pm E-9 Update on the expansion of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway.

E-10 Discussion regarding cellular telephones.

Commissioner Wacksman

E-11 Discussion regarding support of the Great American Teach-In.

F. STAFF REPORTS

Aging Services

F-1 Verbal presentation of department functions.

Debt Management

F-2 Report on third update on status of County Audit Report #68, Ice Palace Ticket Surcharge Records Audit. (Deferred from the September 15 meeting)

Health & Social Services

F-3 Report regarding Hillsborough County's Health Care Program. (Deferred from the September 15 meeting)

Management & Budget

F-4 Quarterly report regarding the Blue Ribbon Committee (BRC) and the Florida Taxwatch recommendations.

F-5 Committee of 99 Report. (Written material previously submitted.)

Note: A workshop will be held from 4:30 - 5:30 regarding the impact of additional Homestead Exemption for seniors. (Written materials to be provided under separate cover.)

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

10:45 a.m. Items removed from Consent Section.

11:30 a.m. B-5 Consider moving forward with a proposal for the YMCA to lease County property in Town 'N Country.

11:45 a.m. County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities Annual Community Awards

1:30 p.m. E-9 Update on the expansion of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Approve in accordance with the BOCC's Policy for the Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Management Plan for the Central System Wellfields pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Governance Agreement.

2:00 p.m. C-2 Approve the Hartline Impact Fee Capital Improvement Program list of projects for 1999-2004.

2:00 p.m. C-3 An ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 98-58.

2:00 p.m. C-4 An ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 97-3.

3:00 p.m. B-8 Adopt the recommendations of the Emergency Medical Planning Council.

3:30 p.m. B-4 Review of options regarding abandoned shopping carts.

4:30 p.m. Workshop on the impact of additional Homestead Exemption for seniors.

Prepared October 6, 1999, 8:30 a.m.

ADDENDUM TO OCTOBER 6 AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

E-12 Correspondence from Senator Tom Lee inviting the BOCC, or their designated representative(s), to appear before the Delegation’s Performance Audit Ad Hoc Committee on October 20, 1999 at 9:00 a.m. (Comm. Platt)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-58 Bid regarding sole source purchase of an Incident Reporting System - DELETE FROM AGENDA

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:


B-4 Consider options regarding abandoned shopping carts - DELETE CIT LOGO NEXT TO ITEM...LOGO SHOULD HAVE BEEN NEXT TO ITEM B-5

B-5 Consider moving forward with a proposal for the YMCA to lease County property in Town ‘N Country ... The County will provide the YMCA $2.1 million in Community Investment Tax funds in 2003 for the YMCA/Community Center and $1 million impact fee revenue (at a rate of $200,000 a year for 5 years) for the expansion at Jackson Springs Park - CORRECT TO READ EXPANSION TO THE JACKSON SPRINGS COMMUNITY CENTER / BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

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

A-13 Resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #99-119, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida’s Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program. (Comm. Platt)

A-14 Resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #99-088, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida’s Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program. (Comm. Platt)

A-59 Bid regarding Americans with Disabilities Act Consultant for the County Administrator’s Office. (Comm. Platt)

A-62 Reject the bids that were received for County property located at 101 North 12th Street since they were significantly below the appraised value of the property. (Comm. Platt)

A-70 Resolution authorizing the chairman to execute an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County School Board relating to the sale of property owned by the City of Tampa. (Comm. Platt)

ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:45 a.m. Items removed from Consent Section.

11:30 a.m. B-5 Consider moving forward with a proposal for the YMCA to lease County property in Town ‘N Country.

11:45 a.m. County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities Annual Community Awards
1:30 p.m. E-9 Update on the expansion of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Approve in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for the Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Management Plan for the Central System Wellfields pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Governance Agreement.

C-2 Approve the Hartline Impact Fee Capital Improvement Program list of projects for 1999-2004.

C-3 An ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 98-58.

C-4 An ordinance amending Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 97-3.

2:30 p.m. B-6 Adopt resolution removing the designation of Anderson Road as a limited access facility.

2:45 p.m. E-6 Correspondence from Representative Sandy Murman requesting the BOCC’s participation in meeting scheduled for December 16th and the establishment of a task force to study the Civil Service Board.

3:00 p.m. B-8 Adopt the recommendations of the Emergency Medical Planning Council.

3:30 p.m. B-4 Review of options regarding abandoned shopping carts.

4:00 p.m. E-7 Discussion regarding Tampa Bay Water Projects.

4:30 p.m. Workshop on the impact of additional Homestead Exemption for seniors.

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

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