Archived Agendas

Tuesday, November 16, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATION OF COUNTY FLAG. (SCHEDULED FOR 9:00 AM)

PROCLAMATION PRESENTATION FOR THE GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN.

PRESENTATION TO COMMUNITY SPONSORS OF THE 1999 AGRICULTURE HISTORIC PAINTINGS RESTORATION PUBLIC ART PROJECT: TAMPA TRIBUNE, C.F. INDUSTRIES, VALRICO STATE BANK, FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME INC, AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS.

PRESENTATION OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS:

  • ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE AGENCIES SILVER AWARD TO VALRICO ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

  • ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE AGENCIES SILVER AWARD TO THE FALKENBURG ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

  • ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE AGENCIES GOLD AWARD TO THE RIVER OAKS ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

  • ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE AGENCIES GOLD AWARD TO THE DALE MABRY ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT


PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION FOR THE HISTORIC AGRICULTURE PAINTINGS RESTORATION PROJECT.

PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTION HONORING JOHN DAUSMAN, DIRECTOR OF DEPARTMENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY.

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***

Children’s Services

A-1 Approve the second modification of an existing contract for Head Start Comprehensive/Early Education Services between the Board and the Florida Easter Seal Society effective November 1, 1999. Increase the number of Head Start slots from 27 to 47 at $110 per week per slot for an amount not to exceed $280,320 for this fiscal year only. All other terms and conditions of the contract as modified remain the same.

Community Improvement

A-2 Approve a resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $2,875.00 against the property located at 1204 Varnes Alley, for the cost incurred by the county for demolition and removal of one concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk, and debris.

A-3 Approve a resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $3,891.50 against the property located at 1901 E. Fletcher Avenue, for the cost incurred by the county for demolition and removal of a concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk, and debris.

A-4 Approve a resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $3,849.00 against the property located at 1903 Fletcher Avenue, for the cost incurred by the county for demolition and removal of a concrete block structure and removal of trash, junk, and debris.

A-5 Approve Agreement with Homes for Hillsborough, Inc. in the amount of $64,500 for the construction of a single family dwelling in the Wimauma area benefiting a very-low or low income household.

A-6 Approve Agreement with Homes for Hillsborough, Inc. in the amount of $159,894 for the purchase and development of property in the Ruskin area for Homes for Ruskin, Phase III benefiting very-low and low income households.

Cooperative Extension

A-7 Intergovernmental Agreement with Tampa Bay Water for the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program FY00:

a. Approve the agreement with the Tampa Bay Water under which the Cooperative Extension Service will perform consultant and professional services in the operation of the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program on behalf of Hillsborough County. The Agreement shall begin upon execution and end December 30, 2000, and covers the work specified in its Scope of Services.

b. Amend the existing budget from the estimated amount of $45,000 to the award amount of $47,250.

County Administrator

A-8 Accept and authorize the Chairman to execute Certifications of Acceptance of Subgrant Awards totaling $1,043,549 ($782,661 Federal; $26,089 in budgeted County match and $234,799 in non-County match) for continuation grants for the period of 10/1/99 - 9/30/00 for the Hillsborough County Substance Abuse Coordination Unit, DACCO/Offender Treatment Program for Special Populations and ACTS/Juvenile Drug Court Program. Recipient agencies will provide a proportional share of the required non-County match.

Debt Management

A-9 Tax -Exempt Commercial Paper Notes:

a. Adopt the resolutions authorizing borrowing from the Pooled Commercial Paper Loan Program of the Florida Local Government Finance Commission to refinance outstanding loans made to the County by the Program. Adoption of the Resolutions will extend the maturities of the Notes to December 5, 2000.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $4,705,281 for the refinancing of Commercial Paper Notes and debt service payments for FY00 RWIU Commercial Paper Project accounts.

Economic Development

A-10 Approve Interlocal Agreement providing $50,000 to the USF Office for Corporate Development/Innovation and Commercialization Program for direct business technical assistance to new and existing technology manufacturing firms in Hillsborough County.

A-11 Approve Sterile Recoveries, Inc. (A surgical supply firm) as a qualified applicant to 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 $62,000 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 4th quarter of 2000).

A-12 Approve National Gypsum Company (a wallboard manufacturer) as a qualified applicant to 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 $96,000 to mitigate assessed development impact fees and water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 81 quality new jobs. If the jobs are created within a designated area of poverty, crime, blight, and other conditions of economic distress, the job and wage requirements are relaxed. National Gypsum proposes a plant within the Gibsonton CDBG Target Area (officially designated area) creating 81 new jobs all with wages exceeding $31,156 (115% of the County’s average wage).

A-13 Approve submittal to the Florida Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development the application for a $646,379 Economic Development Transportation Fund grant and authorize the County Administrator to sign a letter of support for the grant application. The transportation grant would fund the construction of traffic improvements to the public road ways of US 41 and County maintained Pembroke Road in support of the National Gypsum Company’s proposed plant in the Gibsonton CDBG Target Area. The project site itself and subsequently execution of the grant remains contingent upon a BOCC zoning determination in December.

Equal Opportunity

A-14 Approve the Agreement for Interim Referrals or Other Utilization of Services Between Department of Housing and Urban Development and Hillsborough County Equal Opportunity Administrator; which sets forth the terms and conditions upon which fair housing complaints should be referred to Hillsborough County.

Health & Social Services Department

A-15 Receive report regarding Hunger Update.

A-16 Approve the fourth modification to Agreement #97-0465 with Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Client Legal Advocacy services from $16,745 to $21,745 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-17 Approve the fourth modification to Agreement #98-0341 with Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Housing Assistance services from $46,960 to $66,960 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County. No County funds are required.

A-18 Approve the Fourth Modification to Agreement #97-0594 with Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of primary medical care services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County from $67,857 to $24,177, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-19 Approve the fifth modification to Agreement #97-0466 with Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Substance Abuse Treatment/Counseling services from $47,737 to $57,737 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-20 Approve the Second Modification to Agreement #98-0337 with EMPACT Resource Service Center, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Inmate case management services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County from $35,615 to $4,128, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-21 Approve the First Modification to Agreement #99-0365 with EMPACT Resource Service Center, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Inmate case management services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County from $56,983 to $30,360, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-22 Approve the Second modification to Agreement #98-0992 with Francis House, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Mental Health Counseling services from $37,766 to $48,372 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-23 Approve the first modification to Agreement #99-0447 with Francis House, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Child Day/Respite Care services from $29,074 to $54,074 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-24 Approve the fourth modification to Agreement #97-0375 with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Client Legal Advocacy services from $39,187 to $44,187 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County. No County funds are required.

A-25 Approve the sixth modification to Agreement #97-1207 with Department of Health, Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of medication services from $312,769 to $318,769 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-26 Approve the Third Modification to Agreement #99-0441 with Department of Health, Health Department, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Substance Abuse Counseling services from $28,850 to $22,850 and Outpatient Medical Care (HIV/TB co-infection) services from $39,840 to $31,219,and Medications from $280,986 to $213,907, and deleting Outpatient Specialty Care (Dermatology) in the amount of $47,443, for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-27 Approve the Second Modification to Agreement #98-0339 with The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of mental health services from $43,670 to $23,670 and terminally ill housing services from $19,065 to $13,265, for HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-28 Approve the first modification to Agreement #99-0994 with People of Color AIDS Coalition, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Food/Food Bank and other necessities services from $47,722 to $82,722 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County. No County funds are required.

A-29 Approve the Second Modification to Agreement #99-0449 with Red Ribbon Homestead, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of home delivered food services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County from $37,948 to $29,948, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-30 Approve the third modification to Agreement #99-0446 with St. Joseph’s Hospital, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Primary Care services from $181,497 to $251,497 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-31 Approve the Fifth modification to Agreement #98-0353 with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Housing services from $100,576 to $120,576 and Food/Food Bank/Home Delivered Meal services from $30,779 to $56,779 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-32 Approve the first modification to Agreement #99-0452 with University of South Florida, under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Adolescent Primary Care services from $59,952 to $79,952 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-33 Approve the First Modification to Agreement #99-1298 with the University of South Florida, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of primary medical care services to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County from $80,060 to $63,060, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-34 Approve the first modification to Agreement #99-0997 with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Primary Medical Care services from $15,000 to $19,000 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County. No County funds are required.

A-35 Approve the Second Modification Agreement #99-0594 with Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Mental Health Services, Inc., d/b/a Gulf Coast Community Care, under Title II of the Ryan White Care Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of case management services for HIV+ individuals from $194,631 to $164,631, in Pinellas County, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-36 Approve the First Modification Agreement #99-0599 with Di's Imani, Inc., under Title II of the Ryan White Care Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of case management services for HIV+ individuals from $73,304 to $63,304, in Pinellas County, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-37 Approve the First Modification Agreement #99-0993 with The Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute, Inc., under Title II of the Ryan White Care Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of case management services for HIV+ individuals from $35,578 to $27,578, in Pasco County, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-38 Approve the First Modification Agreement #99-0996 with EMPACT Resource Service Center, Inc., under Title II of the Ryan White Care Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of case management services for HIV+ individuals from $66,531 to $63,679, in Pinellas County, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-39 Approve the First Modification Agreement #99-0598 with Florida Department of Health, Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White Care Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of medication services for HIV+ individuals from $205,000 to $55,000, in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Highlands, Hardee and Manatee counties, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-40 Approve the Second Modification Agreement #99-0596 with Florida Department of Health, Polk County Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White Care Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of case management services for HIV+ individuals from $139,003 to $121,003, for residents of Polk County, and $18,862 to $4,862 for residents of Hardee County, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-41 Approve the Fourth modification to Agreement #98-0346 with Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing funding for the provision of mental Health Treatment/Counseling from $24,867 to $21,867, and Dental from $50,000 to $35,000, and Medications from $168,733 to $151,860, and increasing Nutrition Consulting services from $17,808 to $39,808, for the period ending February 29, 2000; for HIV+ individuals. No County funds are required.

A-42 Approve the First modification to Agreement #99-1129 with Ingrid Dooms, D.D.S., under the Ryan White CARE Act increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of dental services from $30,000 to $104,936 for the period ending February 29, 2000 for eligible HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-43 Approve the First Modification to the dental services contracts with the Hillsborough County Dental Research Clinic, Dental Services of America, and Ingrid Dooms, D.D.S., which increases the aggregate annual not-to-exceed amount of the contracts from $800,000 to $1,000,000 for the period beginning January 1, 1999, up to and including December 31, 1999, and all subsequent renewal options.

A-44 Approve the First Modification of Agreement to the Outpatient Pharmacy Services contract with Kash n’ Karry, Food Store, Inc. which deletes the provision of pharmacy benefits management services (including distribution of manufacturer’s rebate to the County) and which reduces the annual not-to-exceed contract amount by $86,692.

Human Resources Department

A-45 Approve the Third Modification Agreement with PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P. to extend the termination date through April 30, 2000 for miscellaneous consulting services.

Information & Technology Services

A-46 Approve Y2K Resolution to obtain legal protection afforded by Commerce Protection Act.

A-47 Receive report regarding Year 2000 Readiness.

Library Services Department

A-48 Approve the library’s application to Florida’s Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, for a $40,000 grant for restoration of the West Tampa Branch Library and commit $40,000 from the library’s reserve for contingency as the required match.

A-49 Approve for submission to the State Library an Annual Plan of Service and Budget for the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative to complete the Fiscal Year 99-00 State Aid to Libraries Application.

Management & Budget Department

A-50 Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the General Fund, MSTU Fund, and Library Fund.

A-51 Receive status report Grant Applications In-Process.

Parks and Recreation

A-52 Cockroach Bay Restoration Project:

a. Approve budget amendment resolution a $15,000 grant agreement between Hillsborough County and Ducks Unlimited, Inc to provide funds for augmentation of the Cockroach Bay Restoration Project to include habitat enhancement for water fowl.

b. Appropriate the $15,000 provided by Ducks Unlimited and $1,000 In-Kind County Match to the Parks & Recreation Department to allow the work required in the agreement to be accomplished.

A-53 Roy Haynes Park:

a. Appropriate $10,900 from the Northeast and Northwest Park Impact Fee Zone Funds to provide additional dollars needed for the completion of the Roy Haynes Park CIP project.

b. Amend the FY99-04 Adopted CIP to include the new and revised project cost estimates.

A-54 Approve Maintenance Agreement with The Homeowners Association at Westwood Lakes and accept quit claim deed from FL Tampa West, Inc. to Hillsborough County for the Westwood Lakes Phase 1A Park site. Subject site contains 6.075 acres, more or less, with improvements and is located along the South side of Westwood Lakes Blvd., West of Nine Eagles Road, and Northwesterly of Race Track Road.

Planning & Growth Management Department

A-55 Delete the budget established in FY99 for the Environmental Bill of Rights Education Project. This grant funding was anticipated but was not awarded in FY99.

Public Works Department

A-56 Approve removal of modular trailers, located at 310 Falkenburg Road, from property inventory and authorize their disposal.

A-57 Approve an Agreement in the amount of $545,400 with the University of South Florida for completion of the Stormwater Management System.

Purchasing Department

A-58 Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to settle claim #HC281071GL, for a total of $11,202.12 involving allegations that the Water Department did not mark the water line.

A-59 Bid No. C-509-99 - Community Improvement Department - USF Potable Water Improvements - Award bid to Nichter Contracting Corporation, for the amount of $400,690.75, pursuant to the waiver provision of Resolution No. R97-261, and based upon a finding that minority participation could not be achieved without adverse financial impact on the County.

A-60 Bid No. C-547-97 - Water Department - Audit of Central Service Area Fire Hydrants - Approve renewal of existing contract with Metro Service Consultants, Incorporated for a one year period beginning December 1, 1999 and ending November 30, 2000 in an annual amount not-to-exceed $99,000 at the same terms and conditions.

A-61 Bid No. P-688-99 - Parks & Recreation Department - Purchase of Weight Lifting Equipment - Award bid to Precision Fitness Equipment in the amount of $27,581 and Advanced Fitness Equipment in the amount of $6,452.60, as shown on the bid summary, and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase up to an additional twenty-one (21) units, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications. Further, request the Board reject the bid from Promaxima Mfg. LTD and reject specific line items contained in the bid from Advanced Fitness Equipment for reasons stated in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-62 Bid No. P-788-99 - Communications Department - Purchase of Two (2) Broadcast Quality Character Generators - Award bid to Encore Broadcast Equipment Sales, in the amount of $33,384 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase up to an additional two (2) units, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-63 Bid No. P-773-99 - Fire Rescue Department - Purchase of Mobile Mass Casualty Decontamination System - Reject all bids for reasons stated in the background.

A-64 Bid No. PC-305-98 - Real Estate Department - Lighting Systems Retrofit Term Contract - Approval renewal of term contract to A&K Service Corporation for additional one (1) year period or maximum amount of $100,000, as explained in the background.

A-65 Bid No. S-723-99 - Information & Technology Services - Installation, Maintenance, and Revenue Sharing of Pay Telephones on County Owned or Leased Property by County Registered SBE Companies - Reject the sole bid submitted by Tampa Payphones, Incorporated for the reasons outlined in the background.

A-66 Bid No. S-779-99 - Public Works Department - Tree Services - Award bid to Barton’s Tree Service for a two-year period from the effective date of the County’s Notice to Proceed in an amount not-to-exceed $137,940.

A-67 Bid No. T-764-99 - Public Works Department - Purchase of Aquatic Herbicides and Insecticides for A One Year Period - Award bid to low responsive and responsible bidder(s) meeting specifications in accordance with the attached Award Summary. Total combined estimated award is in the estimated amount of $150,108.80. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

A-68 File No. C-536-99 - Real Estate Department - Sole Source Automated Title Services - Approve renewal with Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Incorporated for a one year period beginning December 1, 1999 and ending November 30, 2000 at the same terms and conditions as the original contract.

A-69 RFP No. C-736-99 - Public Works - Construction Contract for Ruskin Community Services Center - Select Construction Technology Group, Inc. the firm ranked as number one to provide construction and related services. Also, approve the agreement which resulted from the negotiation with Construction Technology Group, Inc. for construction of the Ruskin Community Services Center and related services for a Guaranteed Maximum Price of $2,704,000.

A-70 S-838-00 - Health & Social Services - Approve the Interim Sole Source Agreement for the Purchase of Pharmacy Benefits Management Services with Managed Pharmacy Benefits, Inc., for a six month period effective from November 17, 1999 with a not-to-exceed amount of $55,000 for the initial six months and which contains three automatic one-month extensions with a not-to-exceed of $10,000 for each month, unless 30 day written notice is given to terminate contract by the County’s designee.

Real Estate Department

A-71 Approve a Fifth Amendment Agreement with A-1-U-Store It, Incorporated, to provide a two (2) year lease extension for the facility located at 702 East Alsobrook Street, in Plant City, which is used by the Health & Social Services Department for the Plant City Neighborhood Service Center. The renewal is from December 11, 1999 through December 31, 2001, with rental increases of 3% per year. The rent for the first year will be $7,558.04 per month, which equates to $9.07/sf. The rent for the second year will be $7,784.78, which equates to $9.34/sf.

A-72 Accept an assignment of a 7.5' by 8' utility easement being donated by Perkins Family Restaurant, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, for the purpose of providing a water meter easement at the Perkins Family Restaurant at the intersection of Bearss Avenue and I-275 in the Carrollwood area of Hillsborough County.

A-73 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments, from Herdest E. Mashburn and Alberta Mashburn, in the amount of $3,172.40 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street. (CIP #470081)

A-74 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments, from Kenneth W. Bennett, in the amount of $30,000.00 for the drainage easement along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street. (CIP #47081)

A-75 Accept a Warranty Deed for right of way donated by the School Board of Hillsborough County for the Balm Riverview Wastewater Force Main.

A-76 Approve agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instrument of conveyance from Luis B. Llauger and Zenaida C. Llauger in the amount of $29,300.00 for a permanent easement for Delaney Creek. (CIP #47081)

A-77 Accept the donation of a perpetual utility easement from the Southeast-Atlantic Beverage Corporation for the purpose of providing service and maintenance to a Backflow Preventor. The subject property is located on Eagle Trail Drive within the Eagle Creek Subdivision recorded in Plat Book 82, Page 80. Approximately 1/2 mile north of the intersection of Florida Mining Blvd. and Waters Avenue.

A-78 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments, from Anna Philpott, in the amount of $37,500 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street. (CIP #47081)

A-79 Accept the donation of a perpetual utility easement from the School Board of Hillsborough County for the purpose of providing service and maintenance to a Backflow Preventor. The subject property is located approximately 1/2 mile south of Lithia-Pinecrest on the west side of Boyette Road extension. (Fronting on Boyette Road extension)

A-80 Defer report on license agreement for cell phone tower.

A-81 Approve and authorize execution of Real Estate contracts with Michael V. Cabrera in the amount of $180,000 in order to provide additional property for the expansion and improvement of the West Tampa Library.

Solid Waste Department

A-82 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $200,430 from Solid Waste General Purpose Funds to the Taylor Road Landfill Fund for payment to the EPA for recovery of response costs at the Taylor Road Landfill Superfund site.

A-83 Approve budget amendment to realign $47,997 in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Waste Tire Solid Waste Grant WT99-29 (Grant) to provide for the maximum utilization of Grant funds.

Water Department

A-84 Approve the following actions to establish new Capacity Assessment Units: (1) Adopt initial Assessment Resolutions for the following Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Units as the initial procedure in creating a Municipal Service Benefit Unit under Ordinance 96-7, and 2) Set a public hearing date on December 15, 1999, 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. 1) Northwest Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit (CAU) 99402; 2) Northwest Water and Wastewater CAU 99403; 3) Central Water and Wastewater CAU 99406; 4) South Water CAU 99407; 5) South Water and Wastewater CAU 99409.

A-85 Approve the Second Amendment to the "Agreement for Professional Engineering Services Pertaining to the County’s Water and Wastewater Utility System Revenue Bonds" dated October 15, 1997 with Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. to authorize and fund supplemental engineering services related to the design and construction of a reclaimed water transmission main from the Falkenburg AWTP to an existing transmission main near the intersection of US-41 and Big Bend Road at a maximum cost to the County of $1,372,137.

Water Team

A-86 Tampa Bay Water Quit Claim Deed:

a. Accept a Quit Claim Deed from Tampa Bay Water to Hillsborough County for the underlying fee title to portion of Gunn Highway road right of way.

b. Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Quit Claim Deed to Tampa Bay Water from Hillsborough County for the release of the remainder portion of TIITF Reservation Deed #2925 not needed for road right- of-way purposes. Said property is located on the North side of Gunn Highway and West of Four Oaks Avenue.

A-87 Postpone the presentation of the report until December 1, 1999 on the funding for the purchase of the Cone Ranch and release of the water supply development rights in order provide staff with sufficient time to complete their research.

***County Attorney***

A-88 Approve contract with Squires, Sanders & Dempsey, L.L.P. for professional legal services related to the hospital and health care matters.

*** Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

A-89 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 September 30, 1999.

c. Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Investment Information as of October 31, 1999.

d. Hillsborough County Tax Collector distribution of the Board’s percentage of the fiscal year 1999 excess income, pursuant to Florida Statute 218.36.

e. Hillsborough County Clerk of Circuit Court statement of revenues and expenditures and excess income for fiscal year 1999, pursuant to Florida Statute 218.36.

f. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office statement of revenues and expenditures and excess income for fiscal year 1999, pursuant to Florida Statutes 218.36 and 30.50(6).

g. Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections submission of unexpended fund balance for fiscal year 1999, pursuant to Florida Statute 129.202(1)(f).

A-90 Satisfaction and release of claims covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

A-91 Approve deletion of capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

A-92 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of November 9-15, 1999.

A-93 Approve release of warrants and direct deposits, as necessary, under dates of November 16-22, 1999, with ratification at the December 1 regular Board meeting.

A-94 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting October 6, 1999
Land Use October 12, 1999
Workshop and Public Meeting/Sign Ordinance and October 13, 1999
Long-term Options for Transportation
Public Hearing /Comp Plan Amendment Adoption October 13, 1999

Court Administrator

A-95 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate a $25,726 grant-in-aid from the Office of the State Courts Administrator to support the Thirteenth Judicial Circuits Community Justice Center.

A-96 Appropriate $126,407 into the County financial system for a Victim of Crime Act Grant provided by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit to support the Elder Justice Center. Funds of $105,047 for the grant and $350 for training are provided by the OAG and $21,010 in kind match is provided from existing budgeted positions.

A-97 The Children’s Board is providing continuation funding to the Children’s Advocacy Center to provide 500 children a neutral and non threatening setting for videotaping of interviews, court testimony and other appropriate court ordered services such as visitations. Funding will allow these children to feel comfortable, safe and be protected from being traumatized during interviews.

Environmental Protection Commission

A-98 Approve the decrease of $100,000 within the Environmental Protection Commission Grant EP2002, Air Monitoring Section 103. This grant does not exist; no funds received. Approve and appropriate the increase in Grant EP0492, Air Monitoring Section 103, an increase and extension to FY98 Grant. No County funds required.

Sheriff’s Department

A-99 Approve the Federal Equitable Sharing Agreement Annual Federal Report.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

***County Administrator’s Organization***

Economic Development

B-1 Receive report regarding Small Business Initiatives.

Parks & Recreation

4:00pm B-2 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 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 in impact fee revenue (at a rate of $200,000 per year for 5 years) for the expansion at Jackson Springs Park.

Planning & Growth Management

11:05am B-3 Continuation of discussion of items concering Sunforest DRI #105 (MM-99-1223 and NOPC 99-1355. (Continued from the 11/9/99 Land Use Meeting.)

B-4 Direct Planning and Growth Management staff regarding method of response to Growth Management Survey by Florida Department of Community Affairs.

Real Estate and Parks & Recreation Departments

3:30pm B-5 Amendments to BOCC Policy:

a. Adopt the proposed Board Policy concerning conditions for entering into partnerships with private non-profits, community development corporations, or community development districts for the operation of certain regional recreational facilities.

b. Accept the report regarding the use of alcoholic beverages on County property and adopt proposed Board Policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 related to the use of County real estate to include a reference to the use of alcoholic beverages on County property.

Purchasing Department

B-6 Consideration of proposals for Professional Consulting Services to Develop a Chief Executive Officer Performance Assessment for the County Administrator (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

***County Attorney***

B-7 Gandy Bridge Interlocal Agreement and Resolution:

a. Adopt interlocal agreement establishing the parameters of the joint ownership of the Old Gandy Bridge by Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.

b. Adopt the resolution as attachment "B" relating to the composition and duties of the Old Gandy Bridge Oversight Committee.

c. Adopt the license agreement as attachment "C" licensing to the Gandy Bridge and Friendship Trail Corporation the exclusive rights to solicit banner sponsors and adopt the resolution as attachment "D" relating to the rates for sponsorship of banner placement on the Old Gandy Bridge.

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

2:00pm C-1 Consider amendments to Ordinance 99-1 to exempt sworn law enforcement officers from the three-day waiting period and to exempt law enforcement gun buy-back programs from the provisions of the ordinance (Continued from the November 3 meeting).

2:00pm C-2 Consider enactment of a proposed ordinance licensing Rave Clubs and restricting minors’ access to Rave Clubs (Continued from November 3 meeting).

2:00pm C-3 Consider adoption of an ordinance amending Ordinance 96-13 to fund Public Guardian Program (Continued from November 3 meeting).

2:00pm C-4 Conduct a public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the permits for Tampa Bay Water’s Regional Water Treatment Plant pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement (Continued from November 3 meeting).

2:00pm C-5 Conduct a public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Resource Permits for the Tampa Bypass Canal Pump Station and Pipeline pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement (Continued from November 3 meeting).

2:00pm C-6 Consider Tampa Bay Water’s Hydrobiological Monitoring Program.

2:00pm C-7 Consider an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Ordinance 96-33 regarding the solid waste disposal assessment eliminating the requirement that owner occupied mobile homes in mobile home parks, owner occupied apartments in an apartment complex, and owner occupied residential units in public lodging establishments that receive commercial collection services or self haul be subject to the disposal assessment as directed by the Board of County Commissioners at the August 25, 1999 Solid Waste workshop.

2:00pm C-8 Consider ordinance granting an additional homestead exemption to persons 65 and older who meet the criteria in the ordinance and whose household income does not exceed $20,000.

2:00pm C-9 Consider a proposed ordinance creating the Tampa Shores Special Dependent District and to receive any comments from interested persons who request an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing.

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

1:45pm D-1 Appearance by a representative of the Sheriff’s Office regarding oral report on the status of 800 Mhz Radio System.

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 received from State Attorney Harry Lee Coe advising BOCC that his Fiscal Department has received the prestigious Davis Productivity Award. (Staff recommends the Board receive and file.)

E-4 Correspondence from Ronald Johnson, Southwest Florida Water Management District, advising of a new legislative budget review process for locally initiated water projects. SWFWMD is offering their assistance to help Hillsborough County participate in this new state funding process. (Rick Garrity is conducting meetings to identify any Hillsborough County projects for submission. A staff update will be provided during the BOCC meeting.)

Commissioner Platt

E-5 Discussion regarding authority of legislature to place a referendum on the Ballot to amend the Hillsborough County Charter.

Commissioner Storms

E-6 Discussion regarding management of aquatic vegetation in County owned canals/swales.

1:30pm E-7 Discussion regarding internet access in the public library system.

F. STAFF REPORTS

Community Improvement

F-1 Report on the Hope VI. (Continued from 11/3/99).

Public Works Department

F-2 Receive report on developing internal competition and cost data for street maintenance.

F-3 Receive report on developing internal competition and cost data for mowing facilities.

Solid Waste Department

F-4 Receive report on developing internal competition and cost data for Solid Waste Transport Services.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

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

11:05 a.m. Continuation of discussion of items concerning Sunforest DRI #105 (MM-99-1223 and NOPC 99-1355.

11:45 a.m. Lunch recess

1:30 p.m. E-6 Discussion regarding internet access in the public library system.

1:45 p.m. D-1 Appearance by Sheriff’s Office regarding oral report on the status of 800 Mhz Radio System.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Amendments to Ordinance 99-1 to exempt sworn lawn enforcement officers from the three-day waiting period and to exempt law enforcement gun buy-back programs from the provisions of the ordinance.

C-2 Proposed ordinance licensing Rave Clubs and restricting minors’ access to Rave Clubs.

C-3 Ordinance amending Ordinance 96-13 to fund Public Guardian Program.

C-4 Conduct a public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the permits for Tampa Bay Water’s Regional Water Treatment Plant.

C-5 Public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Resource Permits for the Tampa Bypass Canal Pump Station and Pipeline.

C-6 Public hearing to consider Tampa Bay Water’s Hydrobiological Monitoring Program.

C-7 Ordinance amending Hillsborough County Ordinance 96-33 regarding the solid waste disposal assessment.

C-8 Ordinance granting an additional homestead exemption to persons 65 and older who meet the criteria in the ordinance and whose household income does not exceed $20,000.

C-9 Proposed ordinance creating the Tampa Shores Special Dependent District.

3:00 p.m. EPC Special Meeting

3:30 p.m. B-4 a. Adopt the proposed Board Policy concerning conditions for entering into partnerships with private non-profits, community development corporations, or community development districts for the operation of certain regional recreational facilities.

b. Accept the report regarding the use of alcoholic beverages on County property and adopt proposed Board Policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 related to the use of County real estate to include a reference to the use of alcoholic beverages on County property.

4:00 p.m. B-2 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 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 in impact fee revenue (at a rate of $200,000 per year for 5 years) for the expansion at Jackson Springs Park.

ADDENDUM TO NOVEMBER 16, 1999 AGENDA


OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

E-8 Requested update from legal counsel regarding recent court decision regarding Tampa General Hospital (Comm. Hart, to be heard at 10:30 a.m.)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-59 Bid No. C-509-99 - Community Improvement Dept. - USF Potable Water Improvements -- DEFER UNTIL DECEMBER 1.

A-65 Bid No. S-723-99 - Information & Technology Services - Installation, Maintenance, and Revenue Sharing of Pay Telephones on County Owned or Leased Property by County Registered SBE Companies -- DELETE FROM THE AGENDA.

B-5b Accept the report regarding the use of alcoholic beverages on County property and adopt proposed Board Policy superseding Board Policy 08.01.00.01 related to the use of County real estate to include a reference to the use of alcoholic beverages on County property. -- DEFER UNTIL JANUARY 5, 2000.


CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

A-97 Correct wording on Agenda to read: “Accept a continuation grant from the Children’s Board in the amount of $107,383 for operation of the Children’s Advocacy Center.”

MOVE FROM CONSENT TO BE HEARD AT 10:45 A.M.:

A-11 Approval of Sterile Recoveries, Inc. (A surgical supply firm) as a qualified applicant to the County’s Employers Impact Fee Mitigation Program and Employer’s Water & Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Program.(Comm. Platt)

A-12 Approval of National Gypsum Company (a wallboard manufacturer) as a qualified applicant to the County’s Employers Impact Fee Mitigation Program and Employer’s Water & Wastewater Capacity Fee Mitigation Program. (Comms. Frank, Platt)

A-13 Approval of submittal to the Florida Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development the application for a $646,379 Economic Development Transportation Fund grant and authorize the County Administrator to sign a letter of support for the grant application. (Comm. Platt)

A-45 Approval of Third Modification Agreement with PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P. to extend the termination date through April 30, 2000 for miscellaneous consulting services.(Comm. Frank)
ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:30 a.m. E-8 Requested update from legal counsel regarding recent court decision regarding Tampa General Hospital (Comm. Hart)

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

11:05 a.m. Continuation of discussion of items concerning Sunforest DRI #105 (MM-99-1223 and NOPC 99-1355.

11:45 a.m. Lunch recess

1:30 p.m. E-6 Discussion regarding internet access in the public library system.

1:45 p.m. D-1 Appearance by Sheriff’s Office regarding oral report on the status of 800 Mhz Radio System.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Amendments to Ordinance 99-1 to exempt sworn lawn enforcement officers from the three-day waiting period and to exempt law enforcement gun buy-back programs from the provisions of the ordinance.

C-2 Proposed ordinance licensing Rave Clubs and restricting minors’ access to Rave Clubs.

C-3 Ordinance amending Ordinance 96-13 to fund Public Guardian Program.

C-4 Conduct a public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the permits for Tampa Bay Water’s Regional Water Treatment Plant.

C-5 Public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Resource Permits for the Tampa Bypass Canal Pump Station and Pipeline.

C-6 Public hearing to consider Tampa Bay Water’s Hydrobiological Monitoring Program.

C-7 Ordinance amending Hillsborough County Ordinance 96-33 regarding the solid waste disposal assessment.

C-8 Ordinance granting an additional homestead exemption to persons 65 and older who meet the criteria in the ordinance and whose household income does not exceed $20,000.

C-9 Proposed ordinance creating the Tampa Shores Special Dependent District.

3:00 p.m. EPC Special Meeting

4:00 p.m. B-2 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 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 in impact fee revenue (at a rate of $200,000 per year for 5 years) for the expansion at Jackson Springs Park.

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

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