Archived Agendas

Wednesday, December 15, 1999, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

Presentation of Water Wise Awards

Presentation of Proclamation celebrating the Burgert Brothers Millennium Calendar by the Friends of the Library Hillsborough, Inc. and the Tampa Bay History Center.

Presentation of Proclamation recognizing the Friends of the Library, the Tampa Bay History Center, major sponsor Ferman Motor Car Company and other sponsors for producing the Burgert Brothers Millennium Calendar.

Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation presented to employees and citizens who worked during the hurricane season events.

Presentation of "Adopt-a-Pond Annual Best Maintained Pond and Appreciation Awards."

Presentation of Neighborhood Relations Department to present the 1999 Neighborhood Recognition Awards to five citizens.

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

A-1 Approve the contract with Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc. formerly known as West Central Golden Services, Inc., in the amount of $10,000 to provide 7,246 hours of respite and companionship to 30 clients of the Department of Aging Services Community Care for the Elderly Program for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.

A-2 Community Care for the Elderly Program

a. Approve Amendment #2 to Standard Contract #CCE-2000-1 with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging Inc. for the Department of Aging Services’ Community Care for the Elderly Program for the period of July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000, which increases the State funds by $337,300 and Required Cash Match by $37,478. The revised total Program cost is $3,088,313 of which $2,042,009 is State General Revenue, $226,890 local Required Match ($162,008 Cash and $64,882 In-Kind); and $819,414 Additional County Support for twelve months. No additional county funds are required as the increase in cash match is available from within the Department’s additional county support budget.

b. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $337,300 in State General Revenue funds and transfer $37,478 in county funds from the 1999 Title IIIB SADCP additional county support to CCE’s Required Cash Match for the period of 7/1/99 - 6/30/00 as per Amendment #2 to Contract #CCE 2000-1 between Hillsborough County and the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA). Also, realign line item budgets in the 99/00 CCE additional county support and the 1999 Title IIB SADCP acs as per actual and projected expenditures through the programs’ year end.

A-3 Approve Amendment #1 to the 1999-00 Medicaid Waiver Spending Authority Contract with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. which changes the contract period from 8/16/1999 - 6/30/2000 to 7/1/1999 - 6/30/2000 and authorizes payment in the amount of $813,779 (HCBS) and $200,321 (AL) for the Hillsborough County Medicaid Waiver spending authority for the second quarter (10/1/99-12/31/99) of the State Fiscal Year 99/00. Total to date allocated from 7/1/99-12/31/99 is $1,489,564 (HCBS) and $400,642 (AL). The total in-home and community based services waiver amount for the total program year is $2,842,134 and the assisted living waiver allocation is $801,286 for a total 1999-00 spending authority of $3,642,420 which covers services provided by Hillsborough County and outside vendors. This total includes an increase in Medicaid Waiver funds of $137,994. A budget amendment to appropriate the additional funding and adjust the budget for the retro period of 7/1/99-8/15/99 will be scheduled for the next Board Meeting.

A-4 Approve standard agreement with West Central Florida Area on Aging, Inc. to provide adult day care, transportation, and nutrition services in Hillsborough County to persons 60 years of age and older for the six-month period of January 1, 2000 - June 30, 2000. The total program cost is $2,718,029 of which $919,439 is Federal, $196,946 USDA cash in lieu of commodities, $118,500 participant contributions, $102,161 required cash match, and $1,380,983 additional County support funds.

Capital Program Administration

A-5 Reimbursement of Park and School Impact Fees to Skycastles, Inc.

a. Approve a refund in the amount of $214.74 for park and school impact fees to Skycastles, Inc.

b. Approve budget amendment in the amount of $216 realigning budgeted funds to effectuate this transaction.

Children’s Services Department

A-6 Approve Amendment #1 to the Foster Care Contract which provides for residential group care services for foster care children with the State of Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Children’s Services to amend the methods of payment from November 22, 1999 to September 30, 2000 at no additional cost to the County.

A-7 Approve Amendment #1 to the Emergency Shelter Care Contract which provides for Emergency Shelter Care services for forty-five dependent children with the State of Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Children’s Services to amend the program or service specific terms, task list, task limits, reporting requirements, special provisions and method of payment from November 22, 1999 to September 30, 2000 at no additional cost to the County.

A-8 Approve the first modification agreements to increase the amount to dental contracts for Doctors David Parker, Vicki Lindauer, and Nathan Graddy; second modification agreements to increase the amount to dental contracts for Doctors Harold Welch, and Kimberly Hannah-Jones, and to decrease the amount for Dental Services of America; and third modification agreement to increase the amount to the dental contract with Doctor Guillermo Porro. Approve the cancellation of contracts with dentists who no longer wish to participate.

A-9 Approve Budget Amendment to accept $789,589 in federal funds awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services for continuing Early Head Start Program services, for the period of September 1, 1999 through August 31, 2000.

Communications Department

A-10 Approve the creation of one full-time Executive Secretary position in the Communications Department for Hillsborough Television.

A-11 Contractual Services Acceptance Agreement with the State of Florida

a. Approve the contractual services agreement with the State Department of Children & Families to fund information and referral services to families with emotionally disturbed youth for the period ending June 30, 2000.

b. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate the contract award in the amount of $21,675 in State funds and required in-kind match in the amount of $7,225.

Community Improvement

A-12 Receive report on Hope VI. (Continued from 12/1/99 BOCC meeting.)

A-13 Adopt a resolution approving the issuance by the Housing Finance Authority of Hillsborough County of its Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds to finance qualifying Single Family Mortgage Loan Programs in Hillsborough County in an aggregate face amount not to exceed $30 million, and approving the Housing Finance Authority of Hillsborough County’s participation in the issuance of Single Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds by the Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County in an aggregate face amount not to exceed $50 million.

A-14 Adopt a resolution approving the issuance by the Housing Finance Authority of Hillsborough County of its Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds, in aggregate face amounts not exceeding $7.5 million in tax exempt bonds and $1.9 million in taxable bonds, to finance the acquisition and construction of a 184 unit Multi-Family Housing Rental Facility on an approximate 14.6 acre site, located at and adjacent to 350 Lakewood Drive, on the west side of Lakewood Drive approximately one-quarter of a mile north of State Road 60, in unincorporated Hillsborough County near Brandon, to provide rental dwellings for persons or families of moderate, middle, or lower income to be initially owned and operated by Lakewood Shores Partners, Ltd.

A-15 Approve a resolution assessing a lien in the amount of $3,385.50 against the property located at 8837 Nundy Avenue, Gibsonton, Florida, folio #50476.0000, for the cost incurred by the County for demolition and removal of a fire-damaged structure and removal of trash, junk, and debris.

County Administrator

A-16 Receive report on disabled parking fines.

Debt Management

A-17 Appropriate $272,800 for interest earnings and debt service payments on Commercial Paper loan draws. The actual interest earnings and payments are in subfunds 20-020-004 and 30-020-004 and should be appropriated in 20-020-021 and 30-020-021, respectively, to allow for tracking arbitrage.

Economic Development

A-18 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $13,814 in additional incentive Workforce Investment Act (WIA) grant funds. These funds will support the operation of the WIA program to provide employability and training services to eligible residents of Hillsborough County for the period of July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000; and realign $200,000 from WIA Dislocated Workers Program to the WIA Adult Program.

Equal Opportunity

A-19 Authorize the Office of the County Attorney to prepare an ordinance amending Hillsborough County Human Rights Ordinance No. 88-9, as amended.

Health & Social Services Department

A-20 Approve the Fourth Modification Agreement to the existing contract with Administrative Services, Inc. (ASI) for the provision of Third Party Administration Services which extends the contract seven additional months from March 1, 2000 to September 30, 2000, which contains revised reimbursement rates effective June 1, 2000, at a cost of $980,000. (Continued from 12/1/99 BOCC meeting)

A-21 Approve the Fourth Modification to Agreement #97-0379 with United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay, Inc., decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Respite Care Services for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando Counties from $18,515 to $12,000, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-22 Accept and appropriate an increased grant award of $21,230 in federal funds from the Community Services Block Grant FY00 for the period 10/01/99 through 9/30/2000; realign $3,770 of previously budgeted funds from the County Supplement CSBG Program to provide the required cash match; and realign funds in accordance with the grant award agreement.

A-23 Approve the Third Modification to Agreement #98-0342 with United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay, Inc., increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Respite Care services for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County from $42,608 to $49,123, for the period ending February 29, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-24 Approve contract with the State of Florida Department of Health on behalf of the Hillsborough County Health Department, as required by Florida Statutes, Section 154, for the appropriation of funds in an amount not to exceed $27,411,076 ($23,876,200 in State funds and $3,534,876 in County funds) for the fiscal years beginning October 1, 1998 and ending September 30, 2000.

A-25 Adopt a new resolution which establishes fees for the State of Florida Department of Health, County Public Health Unit to become effective January 1, 2000. No additional County funds are required.

Human Resources Department

A-26 Administration of the Self-Insurance Health Plan

a. Authorize the creation and funding of a fiscal manager position, in the Human Resources Department, to be funded through the Self Insurance Fund. The position will assist with the cost containment and financial management of the $37 million Self-Insured Health Plan, with the financial administration of other employee benefits programs, and with the financial administration of the Human Resources Department.
b. Appropriate funding of $205,810 for health benefits consulting services and a fiscal manager position from self-insurance reserves. (Relates to # A-44)
c. Accept the return in the amount of $25,000 from the Department of Human Resources to be placed in the County-wide General Fund Reserve for Contingency.

A-27 Approve the unanimous recommendation of the County Insurance Committee to renew the existing Short-Term Disability Insurance contract with Standard Insurance Company for a one-year period beginning February 1, 2000, and ending January 31, 2001, for an estimated annual cost of $1,200,000 which represents no increase in premiums.

A-28 Approve the proposed first modification extension and the unanimous recommendation of the County Insurance Committee to extend the existing Long-Term Disability Insurance contract with UNUM Life Insurance Company of America for a one-year period beginning January 1, 2000, and ending December 31, 2000, for an estimated cost of $1,310,516, which represents a 17% increase in premiums.

A-29 Approve and ratify the collective bargaining agreement with I.A.F.F. Local 2294, effective October 1, 1999 to September 30, 2001.

Information & Technology Services

A-30 Receive report regarding update on Year 2000 Compliance.

A-31 Receive report regarding wireless services.

Management & Budget Department

A-32 Receive report on balances in the Reserves for Contingency accounts for the Tax Funds - FY00.

A-33 Receive Status Report Grant Applications In-Process for November 1999.

A-34 Approve budget amendment to realign and reappropriate $43,415,380 in carryover funds from FY99 including adjustments to fund balances where statutorily allowed.

A-35 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $103,202 from funds set aside for reappropriation to provide funding for various prior year commitments.

A-36 Approve budget amendment to appropriate excess revenues (revenues collected in FY99 that exceeded budgeted amounts) in non-operating capital project and grant subfunds accounted for on an all-year basis.

Parks & Recreation Department

A-37 Approve revision in BOCC Policy #03.04.09.00 to increase Parks & Recreation Department’s building rentals, staff fees and special interest class fees, reduce the County’s portion of the summer user fee by $10 at two recreation sites administered jointly with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc. and waiver of building rental fees for non-profit groups.

A-38 Approve the naming of the recreation center at Roy Haynes Park, Tampa Lakes Center, as recommended by the Parks and Recreation Board and the Parks and Recreation Department.

A-39 Resolution and Contract with YMCA for Expanded Recreation Facilities/Services in Town N’ Country

a. Approve resolution to lease property to the YMCA for construction of a YMCA/Community Center and enter into a contract 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, and

b. Appropriate $200,000 from the Parks Impact Fee (NW) Zone Fund - Reserve Account to Fund the Jackson Springs Expansion Project for the first year of the contract.

Public Works Department

A-40 Receive report on developing internal competition and cost data for street maintenance. (Deferred from 12/1/99)

A-41 Receive report on developing internal competition and cost data for mowing facilities. (Deferred from 12/1/99)

A-42 Approve the Tri-Party Railroad Reimbursement Agreement with CSX Transportation and the Florida Department of Transportation providing for the upgrading of the existing grade railroad crossing on Riverview Drive.

A-43 Approve budget amendment to realign $85,000 from previously approved CIT intersection designated reserves to fund intersection improvement of Williams Road and Old Sawmill Road project, CIP No. 69302. This intersection project is included in the adopted FY00-05 CIP.

Purchasing Department

A-44 RFQ No. S-610-99 - Approve the selection of an authorize the contract with AON Consulting, Inc. for Miscellaneous Consulting Services for Employee Benefits and other Insurance Related Matters for a two-year period from the effective date of the County’s Notice to Proceed in an annual amount not to exceed $186,725 with the total contract not to exceed amount of $373,450. The contract contains three one-year unilateral renewal periods at the same terms and conditions. (Relates to A-26)

A-45 Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to pay an additional $6,000 for the settlement of property damage from sewer claim #223814/223575.

A-46 RFP No. C-572-97 - Approve renewal of existing contract between the Board and Volt VIEWtech, Inc., for the Ultra-Low Flow Toilet Rebate Program for a one (1) year period beginning December 24, 1999 and ending December 23, 2000 in an annual amount not to exceed $277,400 as specified in the original contract. All other terms and conditions remain the same.

A-47 Bid No. C-634-97 - Renew Bid No. C-634-97, Removal, Transport and Disposal of Dewatered Wastewater Residuals, with J & J Baker Enterprises, for a one year period beginning December 22, 1999 and ending December 21, 2000 in the amount of $203,252 at the same terms and conditions.

A-48 File No. P-229-98 - Fleet Management - Approve modification of File No. P-229-98, Sole Source Purchase Agreement for the purchase of John Deere OEM parts and labor for a two-year period with Neff Machinery, Tampa, increasing the award by $54,600, from $140,000 to $194,600, for purchase of John Deere OEM parts and labor for reasons stated in the background.

A-49 File No. P-230-98 - Fleet Management - Approve the increase of purchase order BPCW00002027 to Bay Ford New Holland, Inc., Tampa, increasing the award by $52,944, from $150,000 to $202,944, for purchase of Ford tractor and mower parts and labor for reasons stated in the background.

A-50 Bid No. P-546-99 - Water Department - Extend the contract time with DPC Enterprises, L.P., on Bid No. P-546-99, Cooperative Purchase of Chlorine for a one-year period, by 60 days from January 19,2000 to March 19, 2000, for reasons stated in the background.

A-51 Bid No. P-702-99 - Public Works and Fleet Management - Reject all bids for Bid No. P-702-99, Purchase of one (1) tandem axle concrete mix truck for the Fleet Management and Public Works Departments for reasons stated in the background.

A-52 Bid No. P-735-99 -Public Works and Fleet Management - Reject all bids for purchase of one (1) single person bucket lift truck for reasons stated in the background.

A-53 Bid No. P-766-99 - Parks and Recreation - Award Bid No. P-766-99, purchase of pre-engineered picnic shelter kits for a two (2) year period to the low bidder meeting specifications, Contract Connection, Inc. of Tampa, in the amount of $83,632 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to make additional purchases as explained in the background.

A-54 RFQ No. S-619-99 - Approve the selection of and authorize the contract with Tender Times Day Care Center and United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay, Inc., at the rate of $110 per week per Head Start slot in an amount for each center not to exceed $117,040 for FY2000 and $160,160 effective FY2001 for RFQ S-619-99 for Head Start Comprehensive/Early Education Services for a period beginning with the effective date of the County’s Notice to Proceed through September 30, 2000. At the sole option of the County, this contract may be automatically renewed for an additional five one-year periods at the same terms and conditions.

A-55 Bid No. T-655-99 - All County Departments - Approve modification of Bid No. T-655-99, Purchase of Lumber Products for a Six Month Period which extends the expiration date of the bid from December 30, 1999 to March 29,2000. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-56 Bid No. T-748-99 - Public Works - Award Bid No. T-748-99, Purchase of Aluminum Traffic Sign Blanks for a One Year Period to the low responsive and responsible bidder(s) meeting specifications in accordance with the Award Summary. Total combined award is in an amount not to exceed $271,859.40. Additionally, request all bids be rejected for Section 9 (County Route Markers) for reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-57 File No. T-833-00 - Information and Technology Services - Approve File No. T-833-00, Sole Source Purchase of Hardware and Software Maintenance and Support with Hewlett Packard Corporation for the period October 1, 1999 and ending September 30,2002 in the amount of $238,537.02 per year and including an allowance amount of $59,388.94 for upgrades and expansion. This Purchase Agreement is available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-58 File No. T-844-00 - Library Services - Approve File No. T-844-00, Sole Source Agreement for Software Maintenance and Support for Web Filtering Software for a three-year period with Websense (formerly NetPartners Internet Solutions, Inc.), San Diego, California, in an amount not to exceed $49,532. This Purchase Agreement is available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-59 Bid No. C-789-99 - Public Works Department - Award Bid No. C-789-99, Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program (FY2000), to the low bidder meeting specifications, Pepper Contracting Services, Inc., for the amount of $525,000.

Real Estate Department

A-60 Approve a Fourth Amendment Agreement with John F. Madiedo, Jr. and Debra S. Madiedo to provide an additional 988 square feet of office space at 2007 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, for use by the Public Transportation Commission. The lease amendment also extends the term of the lease through September 30, 2004. The additional space will increase the monthly rent from $1,200 to $1,850, which equates to $9.64 per square foot per year.

A-61 Approve the Access Agreement from Hillsborough County in favor of the Peak Oil RD/RA Group and the Bay Drums Site Group for the purpose of allowing access to and use of portions of the County’s Falkenburg Road property to conduct EPA required investigations and remediation activities associated with the environmental cleanup of the adjacent federal Superfund sites, commonly known as the Bay Drums Site and the Peak Oil Site.

A-62 Eminent Domain - Delaney Creek Stormwater Management Improvements, from the CSX Railroad Bridge upstream to 86th Street (Hobbs Road).

a. Determine a reasonable necessity to acquire permanent drainage and maintenance easements and fee simple drainage and road rights of way, for the public purpose of improving and maintaining Delaney Creek and its hydraulic connections to reduce flooding in the Clair Mel City area and to improve water quality within the Delaney Creek Outfall, and for related improvements to the Maydell Drive Bridge.

b. Adopt a resolution authorizing the acquisition of such property and property rights by eminent domain proceedings for such project.

c. Direct the Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office to acquire such property and property rights in the name of Hillsborough County and to fully compensate the interested parties as required by law.

A-63 Approve and authorize execution of a two (2) year lease with the Attorney General, State of Florida, for 11,303 sq.ft. of space on the 8th floor of the 700 Twiggs St. Building. The rent for the term is $10,605.98 monthly, which equates to $11.26 per sq.ft.

A-64 In conjunction with the County’s ELAP Program and the State’s Florida Communities Trust and other documents associated with the grant award with the FCT that stipulates the terms and conditions for up to $2,200,000 in State funding through this program for reimbursement and participation of Twenty-Nine and Sixty-One Hundreths percent (29.61%) of the authorized acquisition costs of the ELAPP site described in the nomination known as "Cypress Creek Preserve--Phase II (resubmittal)", affirm the representations presented in the nomination, designate the monies used to acquire the site as part of the County’s portion of this project, direct staff to proceed with satisfying the requirements of the agreement including the submittal of documents for reimbursement, and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents to receive reimbursement from FCT.

A-65 Approve an agreement with Kilcoyne Development Company, L.L.C., for the sale of a small parcel of land near the intersection of Sligh Avenue and County Road 579, which is part of the Hillsborough Heights Landfill property. Kilcoyne will be developing the adjacent property at the northeast corner of I-4 and County Road 579. This sale will allow Kilcoyne to align the entrance road of their development with Sligh Avenue. The $1,200 sale price for the 3,485 square foot parcel is at appraised value. Kilcoyne will also provide up to 5,000 cubic yards of fill material from their development for use by the County at the adjacent landfill. Kilcoyne will provide a landscape buffer and is also required to relocate existing utility lines and fencing, at their sole expense.

A-66 Adopt a resolution canceling taxes on properties which have been acquired by Hillsborough County for public purposes.

A-67 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Ernest E. Wenzik, in the amount of $12,000 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-68 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Jesus Urra and Delores Urra in the amount of $53,000 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-69 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Raymon and Linda Garza in the amount of $800 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-70 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Edwin Aguilar in the amount of $20,000 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-71 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Marilyn V. Fruhmorgan in the amount of $18,300 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street.

A-72 Approve the settlement agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Irene Garcia and Joseph Garcia and Luis Garcia as Trustees of the Mariano and Rosario Garcia Irrevocable Trust dated May 2, 1991, in the amount of $72,000 for right of way on Providence Road (CIP 69102). Further, approve payment of property owners attorney fees in the amount of $1,133 to Schofi, Hennem, & Associates, and appraisal fee of $1,000 to Buckley Services, Inc.

A-73 Approve a purchase agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Lulu Stadler in the amount of $7,090 for right of way to improve the intersection of 131st Avenue and 22nd Street (CIP 63024).

A-74 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from Carlton B. Zilch and Bette H. Zilch in the amount of $11,350 for road right of way for the C.R. 574 at Lakewood Drive Intersection (CIP 63183).

A-75 Approve a Quit Claim Deed in favor of JFJ Investments, Inc., a Florida corporation, for the purpose of releasing the Anderson Road limited access rights affecting JFJ’s property located at the southwest corner of Lynn Road and Anderson Road pursuant to that certain Resolution adopted by the Board on October 12, 1999 and execute same.

A-76 Accept the conveyance of a Perpetual Utility Easements from the Hillsborough County Crisis Center, Inc. for the purpose of accommodating the utility needs associated with the site development. The Utility Easement is approximately ten (10) feet by eleven (11) feet.

A-77 Accept a perpetual utility easement donated by Tampa Electric Company for the Sligh Avenue (west of Hoover Blvd.) Utility project (CIP 61199).

A-78 Accept the donation of a perpetual utility easement from D/G # 17, Ltd. for the purpose of providing service and maintenance to a Backflow Preventor. The subject property is located on the east side of Lithia-Pinecrest just south of Miller Road.

A-79 Accept the donation of a perpetual utility easement with rights of ingress and egress from First Union National Bank for the purpose of providing service and maintenance to a Backflow Preventor. The subject property is located on the East of Paglen Road and South of Gunn Hwy.

A-80 Approve a Quit Claim Deed in favor of Emmitt J. Crenshaw and Patricia A. Crenshaw, his wife, for the purpose of clearing title to Lot 2, Block 16, Shadow Run Subdivision, Unit 1 pursuant to the request of the legal counsel for the Tax Collector; and authorize the Chairman to execute same.

A-81 Accept the donation and deed for 0.60 acre of land adjoining the site for the Northwest Regional Library. The land was donated by Mr. & Mrs. Martin Bearss.

A-82 Approve a Quit Claim Deed in favor of Eugene C. Barnes, Sr. and Cheryl Barnes, Trustees of the Gene (Cheryl) Barnes Living Trust, for the purpose of releasing the Anderson Road limited access rights affecting the Barnes’ property located at the southwest corner of Linebaugh Avenue and Anderson Road pursuant to that certain Resolution adopted by the Board on October 12, 1999 and that the Chairman be authorized to execute same.

A-83 Defer until January 5, 2000, report on sustainable buildings (due to length of 12/15 meeting)

Solid Waste Management

A-84 Receive report on Developing Internal Competition and Cost Data for Solid Waste Transport Services.

Water Department

A-85 Cheval, Eagles, Valrico Village, and Canterbury Reclaimed Water Improvement Units (RWIUs)

a. Accept Reclaimed Water Improvement Unit (RWIU) Petitions from the Cheval, Eagles, Valrico Village, and Canterbury Subdivisions, pursuant to Ordinance 95-13.
b. Authorize the Water Department Director to prepare construction plans and specifications for the reclaimed water facilities and estimate the project costs based upon the BOCC’s determination that the proposed improvement units fulfill the purposes for which improvement units may be created and provide an economically feasible means of providing reclaimed water facilities.
c. Appropriate $245,076 from the Rate Stabilization Fund (Subfund 40-046) Reserve to initially fund four (4) new RWIU projects which will be refunded at a later date from Commercial Paper.
d. Approve the Resolution to amend the FY00-05 Capital Improvement Program to include the Valrico Village and Canterbury RWIUs.

A-86 Lake Chapman Infrastructure Assessment Unit (IAU)

a. Accept Infrastructure Assessment Unit petitions from the residents of Lake Chapman, pursuant to Ordinance 99-08.

b. Authorize the Water Department Director to prepare construction plans and specifications for potable water facilities and estimate the project costs based upon the BOCC’s determination that the proposed assessment unit fulfills the purpose for which an infrastructure assessment unit may be created and provides an economically feasible means of providing potable water facilities.

c. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $6,351 from the Rate Stabilization Fund (subfund 40-046) Reserve for Contingency General Account for a new IAU project to be returned when commercial paper borrowing takes place.

d. Approve the Resolution to amend the FY00-05 Capital Improvement Program to include the Lake Chapman IAU.


***County Attorney***

A-87 Approve contract with Squires, Sanders, & Dempsey, L.L.P. for professional legal services related to hospital and healthcare matters. (An incorrect version of the contract was inadvertently included in the agenda materials on November 16, 1999.)

A-88 Approve Resolution canceling ad valorem and non-ad valorem taxes on government-owned property in Hillsborough County, Florida, pursuant to Florida Statutes, Chapter 196.28.

** Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

A-89 List of Lands Available for Taxes in accordance with Florida Statute 197.502(7).

A-90 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. Southwest Florida Water Management District five-year capital improvement plan and fiscal year 1999 fiscal report, pursuant to Florida Statute 373.079(4)(b)3.

c. Audited financial statements for the following Special Dependent Tax Districts for the year ended September 30, 1999:

Carrollwood North Pine Hollow
Country Lakes Tarawood
Country Run Westwood
Hunters Lake Windemere

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

A-92 Approve budget amendment for the Parks and Recreation Department to realign $139,641 currently budgeted in a reserve account in the Cecile Wagnon Will Special Revenue Fund in order that funds be expended in accordance with the spirit and intent of the Will.

A-93 Approve payment of excess proceeds from tax deed sale of April 13, 1998, Tax Certificate No. 2844-95, in the amount of $31,820.14 to Claret, Incorporated.

A-94 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of December 7-13, 1999.

A-95 Approve release of warrants and direct deposits, as necessary, under dates of December 14-27, 1999, with ratification at the January 5, 2000, regular Board meeting.

A-96 Approve minutes:

Joint Workshop/Planning Commission October 27, 1999
Town Hall Meeting October 28, 1999
Public Hearing/Land Development Code Text Amendments November 4, 1999
Workshop/Lutz-Keystone Community Plan November 10, 1999
Board Organization Meeting November 10, 1999

Environmental Protection Commission

A-97 Approve the decrease of $234 from original anticipated State Grant Clean Air Title V FY00 within the Environmental Protection Commission. No County funds are required.

A-98 Approve budget amendment to realign $90,759 in Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Program FY00 within the Environmental Protection Commission budget to allow County Budget to be reconciled with State Grant. No County funds involved.

A-99 Approve budget amendment for an increase of $50,000 from original anticipated EPA Air Pollution Control Grant Sec 105 within the Environmental Protection Commission; and, accept and appropriate $50,000 within the EPA Air Pollution Control Grant Sec 105 which represents an increase to the Grant and will adjust EPC’s Budget to match the Federal Grant of $430,000. No additional County funds are required.

Sheriff’s Office

A-100 Approve budget amendment to realign and reappropriate $5,614,748 from FY99 for the Sheriff’s Office.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

***County Administrator’s Organization***

County Administrator

3:30pm B-1 Discussion regarding Committee of 99 recommendations.(Booklets/written materials previously provided during workshop.)

Community Improvement

B-2 Adopt a Resolution approving the issuance by the Housing Finance Authority of Hillsborough County of its Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds, aggregate face amounts not exceeding $7.0 million in tax-exempt bonds and $950,000 in taxable bonds, to finance the acquisition and construction of a 176 unit Multi-Family Housing Rental Facility on an approximate 7.35 acre site, located on the northeast side of the intersection of Interbay Boulevard and Lois Avenue, Tampa, Florida, to provide rental dwellings for persons or families of moderate, middle, and lesser income. The project is to be initially owned by Clipper Cove Associates, Ltd.

Debt Management

1:45 pm B-3 Hillsborough County Tax-Exempt Commercial Paper Program

a. Adopt the recommendation of the County Administrator for selection of Salomon Smith Barney to serve as commercial paper dealer and State Street Bank and Trust as letter of credit provider to implement the County’s tax-exempt commercial paper program.

b. Authorize staff to draft documentation to establish the terms and conditions of the program for subsequent approval by the Board of County Commissioners.

Health and Social Services

2:30 pm B-4 Florida Health Science Center/Tampa General Hospital Issues:

a. Receive report on financial condition of Tampa General Hospital. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

b. Receive verbal report regarding ad hoc joint committee on Tampa General Hospital.

c. Approve the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Participation Agreement for the period of July 1, 1999 through either December 31, 1999 or June 30, 2000, as determined appropriate by the BOCC with the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for Medicaid funding for both inpatient and outpatient services provided to Hillsborough County residents which requires County payment of matching funds in a monthly amount of $874,867. In addition, approve the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Participation Agreement for the period of July 1, 1999 through either December 31, 1999 or June 30, 2000, as determined appropriate by the BOCC with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc. to provide for the deduction of corresponding matching funds in the monthly amount of $874,867 from payment requests submitted to the County for services provided by Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc. to participants of the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan, and to provide an escrow account to secure service provision.

d. Receive report regarding Hospital Lien Ordinance.

Planning and Growth Management

5:00pm B-5 Continuation of discussion during December 7 Land Use Meeting regarding Merrill Gardens/Safe Covenant Church (Written material previously provided under separate cover as part of the Land Use Agenda materials.)

Water Team

B-6 Receive report regarding background, mission, and organization of the Hillsborough County Water Resource Team.

B-7 Approve budget amendment to realign $138,900 to provide an updated Personal Services budget and establish an operating budget for the Tampa Bay Water Issues Additional Support Fund. These funds are located in the Countywide Special Purpose Revenue Fund (10-002994)

B-8 Authorize the Water Resource Team to submit necessary applications and information to the Governor’s Water Advisory Panel for the referenced projects and to deactivate an existing legislative request to fund the Hillsborough Independent Monitoring Plan (HIMP) including a request for $259,000 for HIMP funding for FY2000.

***County Attorney***

11:30amB-9 Adopt resolution for revisions and updates to the Procedures Manual and Fee Schedule for Amendments to the Future of Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County as shown in the Agenda written materials.

***Other Offices***

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

10:00amC-1 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 Permit for the South Central Hillsborough Intertie Pipeline pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement. (Continued from December 1, 1999)

10:00amC-2 Conduct a public hearing in accordance with the BOCC’s Policy for Public Involvement in Tampa Bay Water Projects and concider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Resource Permit for the Alafia River Intake and Pump Station pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement. (Continued from December 1, 1999)

2:00pmC-3 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 Permit for the North Central Hillsborough Intertie Geotechnical Investigations pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

2:00pmC-4 Conduct a public hearing and consider an amendment to correct a computational error in a recent amendment to Ordinance 96-12, regarding Court Filing Fees.

2:00pmC-5 Adopt the Final Assessment Resolutions required under Ordinance 96-7 to create the Capacity Assessment Units described as: Northwest Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 99402, Northwest Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 99403, Central Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit 99409, to impose capacity assessments against property therein and to approve the capacity assessment rolls.

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

1:30pmD-1 Mr. Tom Morrison, Counsel for the Hillsborough County Industrial Development Authority, concerning an application for $5,100,000 Tax-Exempt Bond (IDA) Financing from Berkeley Preparatory School.

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.

Commissioner Hart

E-3 Discussion regarding Hillsborough County’s policies, ordinances, and land use codes as it pertains to the recent actions taken by Tampa City Council involving adult use businesses.

Commissioner Wacksman

E-4 Discussion regarding declaring the year 2000 as the Year of the Child in Hillsborough County.

F. STAFF REPORTS

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

10:00amC-1 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 Permit for the South Central Hillsborough Intertie Pipeline pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement. (Continued from December 1, 1999)

10:00amC-2 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 Permit for the Alafia River Intake and Pump Station pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement. (Continued from December 1, 1999)

11:00am Items removed from Consent Section.

11:30amB-9 Adopt resolution for revisions and updates to the Procedures Manual and Fee Schedule for Amendments to the Future of Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County as shown in the Agenda written materials.

11:45am Lunch recess

1:30pm D-1 Mr. Tom Morrison, Counsel for the Hillsborough County Industrial Development Authority, concerning an application for $5,100,000 Tax-Exempt Bond (IDA) Financing from Berkeley Preparatory School.

1:45 pm B-3 Hillsborough County Tax-Exempt Commercial Paper Program

a. Adopt the recommendation of the County Administrator for selection of Salomon Smith Barney to serve as commercial paper dealer and State Street Bank and Trust as letter of credit provider to implement the County’s tax-exempt commercial paper program.

b. Authorize staff to draft documentation to establish the terms and conditions of the program for subsequent approval by the Board of County Commissioners.

2:00pm C-3 Public hearing to consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Resource Permit for the North Central Hillsborough Intertie Geotechnical Investigations pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

C-4 Public hearing and consider an amendment to correct a computational error in a recent amendment to Ordinance 96-12, regarding Court Filing Fees.

C-5 Public hearing to adopt the Final Assessment Resolutions required under Ordinance 96-7 to create the Capacity Assessment Units outlined in the written material.

2:15 pm Special-called Environmental Protection Commission meeting.

2:30 pmB-4 Florida Health Science Center/Tampa General Hospital Issues (items a-d)

3:30pm B-1 Discussion regarding Committee of 99 recommendations.

5:00pm B-5 Continuation of discussion during December 7 Land Use Meeting regarding Merrill Gardens/Safe Covenant Church


ADDENDUM TO DECEMBER 15, 1999 AGENDA


OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

B-10 Reclaimed water service for River Hills Country Club - Assignment of rights and obligations

B-11 Reclaimed water service for Bloomingdale Golf Course - Estoppel certificate and reuse agreement

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-89 List of land available for taxes -- DELETE FROM AGENDA, AS REQUESTED BY THE CLERK.

A-92 Budget amendment for the Parks and Recreation Department to realign $139,641 currently budgeted in a reserve account in the Cecile Wagnon Will Special Revenue Fund in order that funds be expended in accordance with the spirit and intent of the Will -- DELETE FROM AGENDA, AS REQUESTED BY THE CLERK.

B-6 Report regarding background, mission, and organization of the Hillsborough County Water Resource Team -- DEFER UNTIL JANUARY 5, 2000

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

A-88 Approve Resolution canceling ad valorem and non-ad valorem taxes on government-owned property in Hillsborough County -- Move from “County Attorney” to “Other Offices - Tax Collector”



ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT FOR DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS:


A-62 Eminent domain proceedings for Delaney Creek Stormwater Management Improvements (Comm. Scott)

A-64 County’s ELAP Program and the State’s Florida Communities Trust, ELAPP site described in the nomination known as “Cypress Creek Preserve--Phase II (resubmittal)”(Comm. Platt)


ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:

10:00am C-1 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 Permit for the South Central Hillsborough Intertie Pipeline pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement. (Continued from December 1, 1999)

10:00am C-2 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 Permit for the Alafia River Intake and Pump Station pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement. (Continued from December 1, 1999)

10:45am E-3 Discussion regarding Hillsborough County’s policies, ordinances, and land use codes as it pertains to the recent actions taken by Tampa City Council involving adult use businesses. (Comm. Hart) *

11:00am Items removed from Consent Section.

11:15am B-2 Resolution approving issueance by the Housing Finance Authority of multi-family housing revenue bonds.

11:30am B-9 Adopt resolution for revisions and updates to the Procedures Manual and Fee Schedule for Amendments to the Future of Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County as shown in the Agenda written materials.

11:45am Lunch recess

1:30pm D-1 Mr. Tom Morrison, Counsel for the Hillsborough County Industrial Development Authority, concerning an application for $5,100,000 Tax-Exempt Bond (IDA) Financing from Berkeley Preparatory School.

1:45 pm B-3 Hillsborough County Tax-Exempt Commercial Paper Program

2:00pm C-3 Public hearing to consider whether to initiate binding arbitration of the Environmental Resource Permit for the North Central Hillsborough Intertie Geotechnical Investigations pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13, and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

C-4 Public hearing and consider an amendment to correct a computational error in a recent amendment to Ordinance 96-12, regarding Court Filing Fees.

C-5 Public hearing to adopt the Final Assessment Resolutions required under Ordinance 96-7 to create the Capacity Assessment Units outlined in the written material.

2:15 pm Special-called Environmental Protection Commission meeting.

2:30 pm B-4 Florida Health Science Center/Tampa General Hospital Issues (items a-d)

3:30pm B-1 Discussion regarding Committee of 99 recommendations.

5:00pm B-5 Continuation of discussion during December 7 Land Use Meeting regarding Merrill Gardens/Safe Covenant Church


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

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