Archived Agendas

Wednesday, January 5, 2000, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

Presentation of awards from Florida Government Communicators Association, National Association of Telecommunication Officers/Advisors, and the City/County Communications & Marketing Association to members of the Communications Department.

Presentations to the following in recognition of outstanding contributions and service to the people of Hillsborough County:
Gregory C. Yardley, Arts Council, October 1989 - October 1999
Maryanne Ladutko, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, November 1993 - October 1999
Josephine "Joe" Easton, Historic Resources Review Board, May 1993 - July 1999

10:15am Favorite Sons & Daughters Award followed by a reception at 10:30 A. M.

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 Memorandum of Understanding with Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc. formerly known as West Central Golden Services, Inc. to cooperate in the provision of senior companion services to elderly clients of the Department of Aging Services Community Care for the Elderly Program for the period of October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000. No County funds are required for this action.

A-2 Approve Master Agreement #M2000-1 with West Central Florida Area on Aging (WCFAAA), Inc. for the period of January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2000. This master document will encompass all grants awarded to Hillsborough County through WCFAAA addressing repetitive regulatory, statutory, and programmatic language common to all agreements between the two entities. No County funds are required.

A-3 Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Adult Day Care and Respite Program.

a. Approve Amendment #2 to Standard Contract # ADI 2000-1 with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. which decreases the State General Revenue funds by $20,000 for a revised contract total of $364,240 for the period of July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000. No additional County funds are required.

b. Approve budget amendment to reduce $20,000 in State General Revenue funds for the Department of Aging Services’ Respite Care Program for the period 7/1/99 - 6/30/00 as per Amendment #2, Standard Contract # ADI 2000-1 with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging.

A-4 Approve budget amendment to realign $115,259 in the 1999/2000 State Medicaid Waiver program budget for the period of 7/1/99 - 6/30/2000. This budget amendment adjusts the budget for the retro period of 7/1/99 - 8/15/99 in the 98/99 Medicaid Waiver and 99/00 Medicaid Waiver budgets.

A-5 Realign $1,831,068 in the 2000 OAA Title III program budget for the period of 1/1/2000 - 6/30/2000 and in the 200 OAA Title III program budget for the period of 7/1/2000. The West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging has revised the 2000 grant contract period from a twelve-month period to two six-month period contracts. Also, realign $11,700 between the 1999 Title III Senior Adult Day Care Program (SADCP) additional county support and the 2000 Title III SADCP additional county support budgets to cover the unanticipated costs to relocate the Brandon Adult Day Care Center due to the current lessor terminating lease agreement. No additional County funds are required.

Capital Program Administrator

A-6 Reimbursement of Park Impact Fees to Bay Hill Homes and Cathy Greer

a. Approve a refund in the amount of $1,877.88 from park impact fees to Bay Hill Homes and Cathy Greer.

b. Approve a Budget Amendment in the amount of $1,880 realigning budgeted funds to accommodate this transaction.

Communications

A-7 Partial funding for the restoration of historic agricultural paintings

a. Approve and authorize the deposit into the Public Art Fund of $300 in private contributions made for the purpose of restoring the historic agricultural paintings, and

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $200 from the Public Art Fund Reserve Account to cover the balance of this painting restoration project.

Community Improvement

A-8 Accept $175,000 for the County’s portion of the 1999-2000 U.S. Department of Justice Weed and Seed Grant Program for the period of 10/01/99 - 9/30/00. Also, authorize the Chairman to execute future related financing documents relating to this project.

A-9 Approve agreement with Catholic Charities, DOSP, Inc. in the amount of $70,744 for the construction of a new facility at their Ruskin property to provide services for their Outreach Services for Families (OSFF) program and authorize the Chairman to execute future related financing documents pertaining to this project.

County Administrator’s Office

A-10 Defer until January 19, 2000, the report and recommendations on initiatives to reduce energy use and save costs.

Economic Development

A-11 Ratify the Mayoral appointments to the Hillsborough County Workforce Board (HCWB)

a. Al McCloy (Career Path Training Corporation) and Dave Francis (Capitol One) to fill vacancies as business members effective January 5, 2000 through June 30, 2000; the BOCC appoint to the HCWB

b. David L. Sims (represents Veterans Association) as a mandatory position effective January 5, 2000 through June 30, 2000 pursuant to the provisions of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), P.L #105-220.

Health & Social Services Department

A-12 Approve budget amendment for realignment of funds totaling $1,744,422 to accommodate the transfer of the Substance Abuse Coordination Unit from the Department of Health & Social Services to the Community Liaisons Section.

A-13 Approve amendment #1 to the contract with Florida Department of Children and Families for Child Care Licensing during the period from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000 to increase grant funds by $35,000, from $165,000 to $200,000, with no additional county funds required.

A-14 Approve first modification to the visual services contracts with Robinson’s Eye Care, Inc., and Barker Optical, Inc., for the provision of outpatient visual services which deletes an obsolete procedure code from the bid proposal section, establishes the correct profession for the delivery of eye prostheses and amends the client copayment language for the period beginning January 1, 2000, and continuing up to and through October 3, 2001 for Barker Optical, Inc., and for the period beginning January 1, 2000, and continuing up to and through September 30, 2001 for Robinson’s Eye Care, Inc., and all subsequent renewal periods.

A-15 Approve second modification to the interlocal agreement with the James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital (VA), which renews the agreement, as modified, for the period beginning January 6, 2000, up to and including January 5, 2001, amends the scope of services to be provided by the VA under the agreement, and reduces the annual not-to-exceed amount of the contract from $750,000 to $450,000.

A-16 Approve the Agreement with the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation to provide the required local matching funds for 7,000 slots for eligible Hillsborough County children who enroll in Healthy Kids, in an amount not to exceed $485,000 for the period from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000.

Management & Budget Department

A-17 Receive report on Status of Reserves for Contingencies in the Tax Funds - FY 00

A-18 FY 00-01 non-competitive social services funding for outside organizations

a. Approve contractual agreement with Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc. in the amount of $24,735 per year to provide race relations services to residents of Hillsborough County for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2001.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign $24,735 set aside in an unallocated non-profit account to an account for the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League to perform services indicated by the above agreement.

A-19 Realign FY 00 budget for the Court Facilities Bond Issue, adjust beginning fund balance in various project funds, and appropriate $124,800 from funds set aside for reappropriation and other reserve accounts to provide funding for adjustments to the FY 00 budget.

Planning & Growth Management Department

A-20 Approve the release of the IMC-Agrico Reclamation Surety Bond (No. 5802237) for Hopewell and Consolidated Mines.

A-21 Reappoint Andrew A. Baker, Jr. d//b/a A. A. Baker & Associates, Inc. to a three year term as a Hillsborough County Land Use Hearing Officer, effective January 5, 2000, not to exceed $50,000 per year.

A-22 Approve $143,000 from the Environmental Restoration Fund Reserve Account to restore a portion of Channel A between Sheldon Road and Waters Avenue with native upland vegetation, in conjunction with Upper Tampa Bay Trail Phase II, CIP Project #89096.

A-23 Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign form AW-215 requesting a review of the County’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program by the Insurance Service Office and provide a reduction in the CRS rating.

A-24 Authorize the Chairman to sign the Census 2000 participation registration form for Hillsborough County to participate in the Local Update of Census Addresses Special Place Program.

Public Safety

A-25 Approve and appropriate an additional $10,775 to adjust estimated grant to equal the grant award of $91,015.

Public Works Department

A-26 Withdraw the contract approved August 18, 1999, and approve the substitute Interagency/Public Works Agreement with the Florida Department of Corrections for the use of a second prison public work squad to perform maintenance duties on County maintained rights-of-way.

A-27 Approve an agreement in the amount of $52,000 with Hillsborough Community College for work on the Hillsborough County Stream Waterwatch Project.

Purchasing Department

A-28 BID NO. C-786-99, CIP NO. 41030 - Public Works Department - Award Bid No. C-786-99, HCC (Plant City) Head Start Facility Exterior Wood Deck with Metal Canopy (SBE Set-Aside Project), to the low bidder meeting specifications, Phoenix Home Builders, Inc., for the amount of $27,045. Further, reject the bid submitted by Priede-Mal Constructors for the reason indicated in the Background.

A-29 BID NO. C-711-99, CIP NO. 61218 - Public Works Department - Reject all bids submitted for Bid No. C-711-99, Linebaugh Avenue Roadway Improvements (Plantation Blvd. To Dale Mabry Highway), for reasons indicated in Background.

A-30 BID No. C-755-99 - Public Works Department - Microsurfacing /Micropaving Treatment Term Contract

a. Award Bid No. C-755-99, Microsurfacing/Micropaving Treatment Term Contract (Microsurfacing only), to the sole bidder meeting specifications, Florida Highway Products, for an amount not to exceed $500,000.00.

b. Award Bid No. C-755-99, Microsurfacing/Micropaving Treatment Term Contract, (Micropaving only) to the low bidder meeting specifications, Couch Construction, L.P., for an amount not to exceed $500,000.00. These bids are also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-31 Bid No. PC-299-98 - Public Works Department - Approve renewal of term contract for Stormwater Work Order Construction Services (WORCS), Northwest Area (FY99), with Kimmins Contracting Corporation, for an additional 1 year period or a maximum amount of $2,000,000.

A-32 Bid No. C-809-00 - Public Works Department - Approve Sidewalk Construction Program for various projects (FY00), to the low bidder meeting specifications, Islander Construction, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $775,000.

A-33 Bid No. C-125-98 - Purchasing - Approve the Second Modification to the Agreement with East Bay Sanitation Service, Inc., Bid No. C-125-98, which increases the upset limit of the contract from $520,390.23 to $702,390.23, an increase of $182,000 for the remainder of the current contract period and any renewal options that may be exercised. Furthermore, authorize the Purchasing Director the unilateral right to enter into change orders (the cumulative total of which shall not exceed $25,000) for additions, deletions, or revisions in the services to be rendered under the contract.

A-34 Bid No. C-226-98 - Health & Social Services - Authorize an increase in the not to exceed amount for the existing contract with Kash n’ Karry Food Stores, for the period beginning November 1, 1998 and ending October 31, 1999, from $7,890,440.28 to $8,955,338, (an increase of $1,064,897.72) at the same terms and conditions of the existing contract as provided for in the technical specifications (item 7) of the Kash n’ Karry Contract. This provision allows the Director of Purchasing Department at any time, to enter into a change order to increase the cumulative total of the contract by an amount not to exceed 25% of the total contract amount.

A-35 Bid No. C-417-97 - Medical Examiner - Approve third renewal of existing contract with American Medical Response for a one-year period beginning February 7, 2000 and ending February 6, 2001, in an amount not to exceed $181,000, at the same terms and conditions as the existing contract.

A-36 RFQ No. C-533-97 - Economic Development Department - Approve renewal of existing contracts as previously modified, for one year with 1) Webster College, 2) Tampa Hillsborough Urban League, Inc., 3) Henkels & McCoy, Inc., and 4) Marriott International at the same terms and conditions in the amounts listed in the background.

A-37 Bid No. C-786-99, CIP No. 41030 - Public Works Department - Award Bid No. C-786-99, East Lake Area Restoration to the low bidder meeting specifications, Apollo Construction, Inc., for the amount of $504,357.

A-38 Bid No. P-147-98 - Aging Services Department - Approve modification of Bid No. P-147-98, Purchase of Disposable Medical Supplies for a one year period with Health Aid Co., Tampa, increasing the contract amount by $18,000 from $34,559.58 to $52,559.58 for reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-39 Bid No. P-347-98 - Water Department - Approve the additional purchase of one (1) truck mounted sewer cleaner truck at the established unit price of $165,830 from Florida Municipal Equipment, Inc. of Lakeland.

A-40 Bid No. P-408-97 - Real Estate Department - Approve renewal of Bid No. P-408-097, Sale of Scrap Metal for a Three-Year Period at the same terms and conditions with Marco Industrial Salvage of Tampa pursuant to Chapter 274 of the Florida Statutes. Prices for the sale of scrap metal will be based on the price index published on the first publication of each month of the American Metal Market Newspaper for the Atlanta Market. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-41 Bid No. P-570-99 - Tax Collector - Approve renewal of Bid No. P-570-99, Publication of Delinquent Tax List for the Tax Collector at the same prices, terms and conditions to The Tampa Tribune, The Tribune Co., Tampa, in the estimated amount of $59,125.50.

A-42 Bid No. P-668-99 - Public Works Department - Award Bid No. P-668-99, Purchase of one (1) cookie cutter dredge and aquatic vegetation removal system to the low bidder meeting specifications, Innovative Material Systems, Inc. of Olathe, Kansas, in the amount of $229,365 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to purchase one additional unit, if required, at the same price, terms, and conditions in accordance with the bid specifications. Further request the Board reject the bid from Crisafulli, Inc. for reasons stated in the background. This bid is available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-43 Bid No. P-824-00 - Solid Waste Management Department - Award Bid No. P-824-00, Purchase of six (6) forty (40) cubic yard open top containers to the low bidder meeting specifications, Roll Offs of America of Durant, Oklahoma, in the amount of $28,974 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to make additional purchases as explained in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-44 Bid No. S-745-99 - Aging Services Department - Award Bid No. S-745-99, Senior Citizens Nutrition and Activity Program Meal Catering for the Aging Services Department to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, G.A. Food Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,051,172.60 for a 10 month period beginning March 13, 2000 and ending December 31, 2000. At the sole option of the County, this contract may be renewed for two additional one-year periods at the same terms and conditions.

A-45 Bid No. S-812-00 - Water Department - Award Bid No. S-812-00, Headwork and Jet-Vac Debris Collection for the Water Department to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, East Bay Sanitation at the unit prices per the attached Bid Summary, in an amount not to exceed $216,312 for a one year period, effective January 3, 2000 through January 2, 2001. At the sole option of the County this contract may be extended for a one-year period at the same terms and conditions.

A-46 Bid No. T-803-00 - Various Departments - Award Bid Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 9 of Bid No. T-828-00, Purchase of Concrete Building Materials for a one year period, to the low bidder meeting specifications, The Home Depot, for the estimated amount of $91,753. Further reject the entire bid submitted by Spend-Less Building Supplies, Inc., and reject Section 8 of the bid submitted by Scotty’s, Inc. #104, for the reasons indicated in the Background.

A-47 Bid No. T-817-00 - Water Department - Reject all bids received for Bid No. T-817-00, Purchase of Ammonium Hydroxide for a two-year period for reasons stated in the background.

A-48 Bid No. T-828-00 - Information & Technology Services Department - Award Bid No. T-828-00, Telephone Repairs for various Hillsborough County Telephone Systems for a two year period, to the low bidder meeting specifications, Progressive Telecom, Inc. for the estimated amount of $93,600.

A-49 File No. T-845-00 - Public Works Department - Approve File No. T-845-00, Sole Source Purchase of Opticom Traffic Control Signal Equipment with Temple, Inc., Decatur, Alabama, for a one-year period in an amount not to exceed $69,585.06. This purchasing agreement is available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-50 File No. T-855-00 - Information & Technology Services Department - Approve File No. T-855-00, Sole Source Purchase of Software Maintenance and Support for a two-year period beginning on the date of award with COGNOS Corporation, Burlington, Massachusetts, in the estimated amount of $69,600. This purchase agreement is available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-51 File No. T-861-00 - Animal Services Department - Approve File No. T-861-00, Sole Source Purchase of Software Maintenance and Support for Chameleon System Software with HLP, Inc., Prescott, Arizona, for a five year period in an amount not to exceed $115,200 in accordance with the attached award summary. This purchase agreement is available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-52 Bid No. P-830-00 - Parks and Recreation Department - Award Bid No. P-830-00, Purchase of a pre-manufactured home to the low bidder meeting specifications, Bay Mfg. Homes of Tampa, in the amount of $45,000 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to make additional purchases as explained in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-53 Bid No. C-195-98 - Health & Social Services Department - Approve termination of the contract with Eagle Drug Company, Inc., at vendor’s request, effective 30 days after receipt of written notice from the County by the contractor.

Real Estate Department

A-54 Authorize the processing of a perpetual utility easement donated to Hillsborough County for the Van Dyke WWTP Reclaimed Water Interconnect at Walker Middle School (CIP 19641).

A-55 Accept a perpetual utility easement donated by South Bay Hospital to facilitate construction of a water meter along the north side of Highway 674.

A-56 Accept the donation of an 8.571 acre offsite drainage easement being donated by Westbrook Westchase, L.P. a Delaware limited partnership. The subject property is located on the south of the Brompton Drive, abutting Westchase Section 323, approximately one-half mile northeast of the intersection of Countryway Boulevard and W. Waters.

A-57 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from Jerald C. Hollingsworth and Judith M. Hollingsworth, Trustees of the Hollingsworth Family 1992 Trust, in the amount of $2,000 for land needed for the Old Fort King Trails Project.

A-58 Accept and authorize the processing of a perpetual utility easement donated to Hillsborough County by Iona C. Maggard for the Terry Lane Water Main Improvement project.

A-59 Adopt a resolution declaring certain County-owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Tampa as surplus, and execute a Quit Claim Deed to the City for these properties. These properties were acquired by tax deed(s) and are being transferred to the City pursuant to the provisions of Section 197.592(3), Florida Statutes.

A-60 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments from Mary and Stanley James, in the amount of $3,150 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek between R.R. tracks and 86th Street (CIP No. 47081).

A-61 Accept a utility easement being donated by Westbrook Westchase, L.P. for the purpose of providing the conveyance of utilities required for the proposed plat of Westchase Section 323. Subject site is located adjacent to Section 322 and within the existing plat of Westchase Unit 323 in northwest Hillsborough County.

A-62 Approve a Mutual Use Agreement with Tampa Electric Company (TECO), pertaining to the acquisition of an easement for the installation of a reclaimed water transmission system in the northwest portion of the County.

A-63 Application for conveyance of County delinquent tax lands to last record fee simple owner

a. Approve the application from Vincenzo Zummo, the last record fee simple owner, requesting the conveyance of County delinquent tax lands (folio #188974.0000) and accept payment of $1,600.86 which represents the amount of all taxes due on the property.

b. Execute a Quit Claim Deed conveying County delinquent tax lands to the last record fee simple owner, Vincenzo Zummo and authorize the Real Estate Department to close the transaction.

A-64 Approve a License Agreement with the Carver City/Lincoln Gardens Civic & Homeowners Association to allow for their use of a portion of the former "Jail West" site. The subject property fronts on Clark Avenue and includes an existing 2,100 square foot building. The homeowners association wishes to use the property as a community meeting area and to provide community related services. No rent will be charged for the property; however, it must be maintained by the association at its sole cost and expense. The term of the agreement is five (5) years, with an option to renew for an additional five (5) years. Either party can terminate upon 180 days prior written notice.

A-65 Approve a Non-Exclusive License Agreement with Southwest Florida Water Management District pertaining to the use of their property for the installation of a reclaimed water transmission system in the northwest portion of the County (CIP 19641).

Water Department

A-66 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to the contract with Overstreet Paving Company, for the Wimauma Water Systems Phase I- Transmission, decreasing the contract amount by $(84,273.89), increasing the contract time by 109 days, and adjusting the milestone dates as described in the background.

A-67 Approve Change Order No.-2 (Final) to the contract with Southwest Contracting, Inc., for the construction of the Van Dyke/Dale Mabry Reuse System Interconnect, increasing the contract amount by $18,136.50 and increasing the contract time by 95 days.

A-68 Approve the first amendment to the SWFWMD Cooperative Funding Agreement (K055) for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the Northwest Hillsborough Reuse System. This amendment extends the reclaimed water project’s construction completion date to January 1, 2001 without financially impacting the agreement.

A-69 Approve the third amendment to the SWFWMD Cooperative Funding Agreement (F003) for the design and construction of the Central Hillsborough County Reuse System Project. This amendment extends the reclaimed water project’s construction completion date to January 31, 2001.

A-70 Approve the Interlocal Agreement with the Hillsborough County Arts Council to provide funding in the amount of $30,000 for an in-school Water Conservation Education Project.

A-71 Approve Change Order No. 1 (Final) to the contract with Harvey - Taddeo, Inc., for the construction of the Oakview Estates Wastewater Percolation Pond Site Reclamation, decreasing the contract amount by $3.68. No increase in overall contract time is requested.

A-72 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $15,000 to provide for the hiring of a work study student. Funds are provided by the Water Conservation Trust Fund’s Reserve for Contingency General account.

***County Attorney***

A-73 Set a Public Hearing for January 19, 2000 at 2:00 p.m to consider an amendment to Hillsborough County Ordinance 96-33 relating to Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Assessments to amend the assessment requirements for Mobile Home Parks that choose residential Solid Waste Collection Services.

** Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

A-74 Receipt of Official Board Records (reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records).

a. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Trust Fund and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Alternate Source Fund reports for the month ended October 31, 1999.

b. Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Investment Information as of November 30, 1999.

c. Hillsborough County Aviation Authority notice of regular meetings during 2000.

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

Arlington Lago Vista
Baycrest Lake Brant
Beacon Meadows Lake Heather
Bloomingdale Lake Magdalene Estates West
Boyette Springs North Lakes
Brandon Groves South Pointe
Buckhorn Oaks Sugarwood Grove
Carrollwood South Valrico Manor
Cove at Bayport Colony Village Estates West

A-75 Satisfaction and release of claims covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

A-76 Approval to delete capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

A-77 Approval to add donated item to inventory of the Clerk of Circuit Court as indicated in agenda backup.

A-78 Approve increase in change funds from $200 to $400 for the Northwest County Facility (three funds) and the Southeast Landfill (three funds).

A-79 Approve increase in change funds for the following Library Services cash collection sites: Austin Davis Branch Library from $30 to $50, Peninsular Branch Library from $50 to $75, Riverview Branch Library from $50 to $75, and Ruskin Branch Library from $30 to $50.

A-80 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of December 28, 1999, through January 3, 2000, and ratify preapproval to release warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of December 14-27, 1999.

A-81 Approve minutes:
Regular Meeting November 3-4, 1999
Land Use November 9, 1999
Regular Meeting November 16, 1999
Public Hearing /Land Development Code Text Amendments November 18, 1999
Joint Workshop/Florida Health Sciences Center November 29, 1999
Workshop/Future Evaluation of County Administrator November 30, 1999
Workshop/Committee of 99 Recommendations November 30, 1999
Regular Meeting December 1, 1999
Public Hearing/Comprehensive Plan Amendment Adoption December 2, 1999
Public Hearing/Committee of 99 Recommendations December 7, 1999

Supervisor of Elections

A-82 Approve the new precincts and boundary changes proposed by the Supervisor of Elections.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

***County Administrator’s Organization***

County Administrator’s Office

B-1 Report and recommendation regarding "Year of the Child" item initiated by Commissioner Wacksman during the December 15 BOCC meeting. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

B-2 Adopt a policy relating to the process for the investigation and response to citizen comments, complaints, and/or requests for services filed with the Board of County Commissioners and in support of Administrative Directive #173.

Office of Public Affairs

B-3 Adopt staff recommendations on the thirteen local bills which will be considered by the Hillsborough County Delegation on January 14, 2000.

Public Works Department

B-4 Authorize staff to negotiate an agreement with Star Development to purchase a drainage easement for storage capacity to provide flood relief in the Sanson Park vicinity. This is a public/private partnership.

Real Estate Department

B-5 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 tot he use of County real estate to include a reference to the use of alcoholic beverages on County property. (Deferred from December 15, 1999 Meeting)

B-6 Approve Contract to Acquire Property Landlocked by Cone Ranch

a. Approve a contract with Leroy Simpkins and Wanda Keels Shelley in the amount of $30,000 to acquire 10 acres of land surrounded/landlocked by the County’s Cone Ranch property.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $30,500 to provide for funding to purchase and closing cost for the above property. The funds are provided by the Reserve for Contingency-General Account in the Unincorporated Area General Fund (01-003-001).

Water Team

B-7 Receive information regarding the background, mission, and organization of the Hillsborough County Water Resource Team. (Deferred from 12/15/99)

***County Attorney***

B-8 Direct the County Attorney’s office to advertise for public hearing on January 19, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. an Ordinance extending by super-majority vote a one cent local option motor and special fuel tax (Pennies for Potholes) until December 31, 2011.

***Other Offices***

Clerk of the Circuit Court

B-9 (11:30 a.m. time certain) Accept County Audit Report 82, Parks and Recreation cash control audit, follow-up to report 73, into the official records (to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records).

Planning Commission

B-10 Approve funding for census support, as requested by Executive Director Bob Hunter.

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

E. COMMISSIONERS SECTION

E-1 Discussion by Commissioners regarding various authorities and councils on which they serve.

E-2 Appointments to various boards and councils.

Commissioner Storms

E-3 Discussion regarding an ordinance to address signs and building facades in the right-of-way on Highway 60.

Commissioner Wacksman

E-4 Report on the priority status of the widening of Benjamin Road.

F. STAFF REPORTS

Community Improvement

F-1 (1:30 p.m. time certain) Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park evictions.

County Administrator

F-2 Report regarding representations by Mr. Ralph Hughes at the BOCC Meeting of December 15, 1999

Management and Budget

F-3 Receive report regarding developing cost data and internal competition for professional services.

F-4 Receive report regarding an implementation schedule related to defining service standards.

Health & Social Services

F-5 Update regarding drafting of an ordinance covering moving companies.

Information and Technology Services

F-6 Report on Y2K compliance efforts. (Verbal report)

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

10:15 am Favorite Sons & Daughters Award

10:30 am Favorite Sons & Daughters reception.

11:30 am B9 Accept County Audit Report 82, Parks and Recreation cash control audit, follow-up to report 73, into the official records (to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records).

11:45 a.m. Lunch recess

1:30 pm F-1 Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park Evictions

ADDENDUM TO JANUARY 5, 2000, AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-28 Bid No. C-786-99, regarding HCC (Plant City) Head Start Facility Exterior Wood Deck with Metal Canopy. DELETE FROM AGENDA.

A-42 Bid No. P-668-99 for the purchase of one (1) cookie cutter dredge and aquatic vegetation removal system. DEFER UNTIL JANUARY 19, 2000.

E-3 Discussion regarding an ordinance to address signs and building facades in the right-of-way on Highway 60. DEFER UNTIL JANUARY 19, 2000 PER REQUEST OF COMM. STORMS.


CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

A-53 Termination of Contract with Eagle Drug Company -- Add additional language to recommendation: "Further authorize the Director of Purchasing to provide the vendor notice of this termination pursuant to the provisions of the contract."

A-60 Agreement for drainage easement along Delaney Creek -- Correct date on agenda item to read January 5, 2000, instead of January 19, 2000.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT FOR DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS:

A-53 Bid No. C-195-98 to approve termination of the contract with Eagle Drug Company, Inc., at vendor’s request, effective 30 days after receipt of written notice from the County by the contractor. (Comm. Platt)


ITEMS SCHEDULED TO BE HEARD AT A TIME CERTAIN:


10:15 am Favorite Sons & Daughters Award

10:30 am Favorite Sons & Daughters reception.

11:30 am B9 Accept County Audit Report 82, Parks and Recreation cash control audit, follow-up to report 73, into the official records (to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into the official records).

11:45 a.m. Lunch recess

1:30 pm F-1 Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park Evictions


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

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