Archived Agendas

Wednesday, March 1, 2000, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

Presentation and recognition before the BOCC of Volunteer Firefighter of the year to Sean Kaden.

Presentation of plaques in recognition of outstanding contributions and service to:

Edward D. Dees, The Planning Commission
Joyce A. Nader, The Hospital Authority

1) APPROVAL OF CHANGES TO THE AGENDA AND REMOVAL OF ADDITIONAL CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WITH QUESTIONS, AS REQUESTED BY BOARD MEMBERS OR THE ADMINISTRATOR.

2) AUDIENCE COMMENTS WILL BE HEARD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING CHANGES TO THE AGENDA.

3) APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA.


A. CONSENT AGENDA

***County Administrator's Organization***

Aging Services

A-1 Approve the establishment of a System Coordinator position in the Aging Services Department as a result of an increased workload in the department. No additional county funds are required as state funds are available for the position.

Children's Services

A-2 Lease Agreement between Hillsborough County and University Area Community Development Corporation, Incorporated.

a) Approve lease agreement between the Board of County Commissioners, on behalf of Children's Services-Head Start/Early Head Start Division, and the University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. for the use of the north section of the building, including the play area and parking areas, for a Head Start Center. This lease will be effective March 1, 2000 through February 28, 2002, at a cost of $120,000 per year, per the payment terms noted in section 5.A. of the lease.

b) Approve budget amendment to appropriate $53,300 ($30,600 from reappropriations reserve and $22,700 from Children's Services) The balance of $66,700 is currently budgeted within CDBG ($42,700) and Head Start Division ($24,000).

Community Improvement

A-3 Approve an Agreement with New Horizons Group Homes, Inc. in the amount of $100,000 for the construction of a group home in the Brandon area, approve the Land Use Restriction Agreement, and authorize the Chairman to execute future financial documents related to this project.

A-4 Approve budget amendment to realign $2,131,116 of the department approved budget within CDBG funds to complete Capital Projects and services within the grant.

Economic Development

A-5 Approve Chase Manhattan Bank 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 $1,500,000 to mitigate assessed development impact fees and water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 1406 quality new jobs.

A-6 Approve agreement with State of Florida Governor's Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development for administration and expenditure of Economic Development Transportation Fund grant not to exceed $708,000 on behalf of Chase Manhattan Bank. The grant is for extending Highland Manor Drive and the widening, upgrading and extension of Bryan Road.
Health & Social Services

A-7 Approve budget amendment to appropriate additional grant funds totaling $35,000 for a revised grant total of $200,000 as per agreement with the State of Florida Department of Children and Families for Child Care Licensing Program during the period from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, with no additional County funds required.

A-8 Approve the Agreement with John B. Barnett D.D.S., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of dental services to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County in an amount not to exceed $10,000, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-9 Approve the Agreement with Tampa AIDS Network, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Food/Food Bank and Other Necessities in an amount not to exceed $72,124, to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-10 Approve the Agreement with United Cerebral Palsy, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Adult/Child Day/Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $18,515, to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-11 Approve the Agreement with Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Inmate Case Management services in an amount not to exceed $69,893, and Case Management Specialty Care Clinic services in an amount not to exceed $127,767 to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-12 Approve the Third Modification to Agreement #99-0596 with the 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 in Polk County from $121,003 to $89,003, and decrease the maximum about payable for the provision of Case Management services in Hardee County from $4,862 to $1,737, for the period ending March 31, 2000, for HIV+ individuals. No County funds are required.

A-13 Approve the First Modification to Agreement #99-0595 with Manatee County Rural Health Service, Inc., under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Medication services from $30,100 to $7,600, and increasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of Case Management services from $110,264 to $132,764 for the period ending March 31, 2000; for HIV+ individuals in Manatee County. No County funds are required.

A-14 Approve the Agreement with Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Client Legal Advocacy services in an amount not to exceed $16,745, to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-15 Approve the Agreement with Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Substance Abuse Treatment/Counseling services in an amount not to exceed $73,259, to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-16 Approve the Second Modification to 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 in Pinellas County from $63,679 to $51,679, for the period ending March 31, 2000, for HIV positive individuals. No County funds are required.

A-17 Approve the Agreement with Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Ambulatory/Outpatient Medical Care services in an amount not to exceed $107,747, for the provision of Dermatology/Outpatient Specialty Care services in an amount not to exceed $25,500, for the provision of Medication services in and amount not to exceed $748,243, Dental services in an amount not to exceed $41,249 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County; and Medication (Mail Order) services in an amount not to exceed $100,368 for HIV+ individuals in Pasco and Hernando Counties, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.
A-18 Approve the Agreement with St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Primary Medical Care specific to Women, Infants and Children services not to exceed $133,719 and Primary Medical Care services in an amount not to exceed $161,700, to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-19 Approve a Subagreement with USF for KidCare outreach activities for the period from February 1, 2000 through March 31, 2000, in the amount of $33,396. No County funds are required.

A-20 Approve the Agreement with Department of Health, Pasco County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Nutrition services in an amount not to exceed $67,808, to HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough, Hernando, Pasco and Pinellas Counties, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-21 Approve the Second Modification to 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 in Pinellas County from $63,304 to $60,610, for the period ending March 31, 2000, for HIV+ individuals. No County funds are required.

A-22 Approve the First Modification to the existing Agreement with the Florida Department of Health, Highlands County Health Department, under Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act, decreasing the maximum amount payable for the provision of case management from $32,600 to $27,200, for HIV+ individuals in Highlands County, for the period ending March 31, 2000. No County funds are required.

A-23 Approve the Third Modification to Agreement #99-0594 with Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, Inc., f/k/a 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 in Pinellas County from $164,631 to $160,131, for the period ending March 31, 2000, for HIV+ individuals. No County funds are required.

A-24 Defer until April 5, 2000 report from Health Care Advisory Board regarding issues as explained by Mrs. Glenda Beard.

Library Services

A-25 Approve budget amendment to realign $21,218 and appropriate $64,282 for a total of $85,500 in the Special Library Taxing District Fund to comply with obligations of the Interlocal Agreement which formed the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative.

Management & Budget

A-26 Receive report on Status of Reserves for Contingencies in the Tax Funds - FY 00

A-27 Authorize the County Administrator to approach the City of Tampa to discuss opportunities for parks and recreation service integration/consolidation. (BRC #00028) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-28 Approve the Administration recommendation to allow the Charter Review Committee to review the governmental structure, in satisfaction of the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation on government modernization. (BRC #00025) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-29 Reaffirm action approved April 14, 1999 in satisfaction of the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation regarding a filter process for core functions. (BRC #00004) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-30 Reaffirm action approved April 14, 1999 in satisfaction of the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation regarding a filter process for core functions. (BRC #00095) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-31 Approve County Administrator's recommendation that the existing BOCC Policy 03.02.02.03 completes the Blue Ribbon Committee recommendation regarding financial policies. (BRC #00003) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-32 Approve County Administrator's recommendation to continue the development of internal competition. (BRC #00001) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-33 Approve the County Administrator's recommendation to continue the development of internal competition in response to Blue Ribbon Committee recommendations. (BRC #00099) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-34 Approve the County Administrator's recommendation that the current lobbying contract satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee recommendation regarding performance criteria. (BRC #00024) (Previously scheduled on 1/19, 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-35 Approve the County Administrator's recommendation that the resource sharing undertaken by the library system service in 1996 satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation that resource sharing should be increased. (BRC #00029) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-36 Approve the County Administrator's report that Public Transportation Commission inspectors are currently compensated lower than deputy sheriffs and forward the Florida TaxWatch recommendation to the Public Transportation Commission for review. (BRC #00034) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-37 Approve the County Administrator's report that the Board adopted a plan in 1996, that satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation regarding the way County Water plants are funded. (BRC #00036) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-38 Approve the County Administrator's report that recommend changes to BOCC Ordinance 92.11 satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation regarding modifying regulations to deter urban sprawl. (BRC #00037) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-39 Approve the County Administrator's recommendation that the Initiatives To Reduce Energy Use and Save Costs report presented on January 19, 2000 satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee recommendation regarding reducing energy costs in County Buildings. (BRC #00040) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-40 Approve County Administrator's report that key data collection systems have been funded in the FY 00 and FY 01 budgets. (BRC #00042) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-41 Accept the County Administrator's recommendation that implementation has occurred and will continue, in satisfaction of the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation on electronic processing. (BRC #00043) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-42 Approve the County Administrator's report that procedures are in place to continuously take advantage of the use of automation in completion of the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation that automation should be maximized. (BRC #00044) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-43 Authorize the County Administrator to send a letter to Constitutional Officers and other agencies asking them to implement the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation that agencies of County government should electronically disseminate software updates. (BRC #00045) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-44 Approve the statement from the Clerk of Circuit Court's office that the current automated system completes the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation that the Clerk of Court's office should use processes similar to those in the Contracts and Purchasing Departments. (BRC #00046) (Previously scheduled on 2/2 and 2/16 Agendas)

A-45 Approve the County Administrator's report that BOCC action on June 30, 1999 satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation for an infrastructure management program. (BRC #00035) (Previously scheduled on 2/16 Regular Agenda)

A-46 Approve the County Administrator's report that cross-training has, and will continue to be, utilized to improve services and/or reduce the cost of County government. (BRC #00047) (Previously scheduled on 2/16 Regular Agenda)

A-47 Approve the County Administrator's report that the pilot project being conducted satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee regarding telecommuting. (BRC #00049) (Previously scheduled on 2/16 Regular Agenda)

A-48 Approve the County Administrator's report that the current agenda recap memo satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation that final actions and follow-up requirements on agenda items should be clear. (BRC #00051) (Previously scheduled on 2/16 Regular Agenda)

A-49 Agreement with Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc., for the renovation of Historic Centro Espanol de West Tampa Non Competitive Social Services Funding for Outside Organizations.

a) Approve agreement between Hillsborough County and Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc. to assist in funding the renovation of the historic Centro Espanol de West Tampa building, along with City of Tampa, Federal, State and private funds, to establish a community services center, cultural arts facility, and skills training center for use by residents of Hillsborough County in the amount of $250,000 for renovation costs for the period July 1, 1999, through December 31, 2000.

b) Approve budget amendment to realign $250,000 from funds set aside for reappropriation to be used for the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc.

Parks and Recreation

A-50 Approve budget amendment to realign $543,190 from various Park Impact Fee Funds and Appropriate $5,500 from the Unincorporated Project Fund Reserve to provide required dollars to fund project costs for approved CIP projects and to accommodate final closeout costs of various approved CIP projects.

A-51 Approve Change Order No. 1 to the Term Contract for Fencing at Various County Parks (1998), with Smith Industries, Inc., d/b/a Smith Fencing Company, for the provision and installation of chain link fence, farm fence, barbed wire, and related gates, appurtenances and materials, adding pay item #33 for the installation of 20 foot backstop with 4 foot overhang at a unit price of $52.00 per linear foot. No increase in overall Contract price or time is requested.

Planning & Growth Management

A-52 Defer until April 5 the report regarding signs and building facades in the right-of-way on Highway 60.

Public Safety

A-53 Disaster Relief Funding Agreement.

a) Approve the Disaster Relief Funding Agreement, entered into with the State of Florida, regarding the provision of federal disaster assistance funds through the State for expenses incurred by Hillsborough County in responding to Hurricane Irene.

b) Appropriate by super majority vote $1,215 from the unincorporated Reserve for Contingency, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00

Public Works

A-54 Approve the Retainage Release Agreement with Bankers Insurance Company (USF/Countywide Area Sidewalk ADA Retrofit Program contract) to allow the surety to recoup the retainage of $6,991.06 withheld on the contract of its insured (Central Coast Contracting Corporation) to cover a portion of the payment bond claims it has paid.

A-55 Approve Consent Order between State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Hillsborough County in settlement of violations of hazardous waste regulations at the County's Traffic Control Facility. Approve payment of $2,500 in reimbursement costs, $7,400 in civil penalties, and perform at least $10,500 of in-kind service.

A-56 Request for Budget Amendment, CIT Projects (Stormwater)

a) Approve an amendment to the FY 00-05 Capital Improvement Program to delete two (2) projects: Sunnyhill Drainage, CIP No. C49261 and Williams Road & I-4 Culvert, CIP No. C49229 that are deemed not necessary.

b) Approve budget amendment realigning project funds in the amount of $649,000 and appropriating $31,000 from the Community Investment Tax reserve account to fund seven (7) stormwater projects already on the BOCC approved stormwater project list.
A-57 Contract with FDEP for East Lake Outfall Project (CIP No. 41030)

a) Approve DEP Contract No. WM743; an agreement between Hillsborough County and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for construction of the East Lake Outfall Stormwater Retrofitting Demonstration Project, CIP No. 41030.

b) Approve budget amendment to appropriate $240,088 to accommodate the commitment of FDEP, reduce SWFWMD's commitment by $32,205, and realign $107,204 within the current project budget to reflect the non-federal match amount in the grant fund required per the FDEP agreement.

A-58 Approve and authorize the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners to execute the Research and Technical Assistance Agreement with the University of South Florida, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, for a three-year period.

Purchasing

A-59 Bid No. C-814-00-Water Department - Award Bid No. C-814-00, Balm Riverview Road 16" Force Main, to the low bidder meeting specifications, Woodruff & Sons, Inc., in the amount of $1,650,702.68

A-60 File No. SP-007-00-Fleet Management - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 33 items of Surplus Vehicles and Miscellaneous Equipment pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes by public auction at Tampa Machinery Auction. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

A-61 Bid No. P-549-99-Public Works Department - Approve renewal of Bid No. P-549-99, Purchase of Metal Pipe Culvert for One Year period at the same prices, terms and conditions to Ferguson Underground, Inc., Tampa, Florida for Sections One and Three for the estimated amount of $302,887.70 and Section Two to Metal Culvert Inc., Clearwater, Florida for the estimated amount of $57,307.67. Total estimated amount is $360,195.34. The renewal is for the period March 17, 2000 through March 16, 2001. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid.

A-62 Bid No. P-853-00-Library Services - Award Bid No. P-853-00, Purchase and Installation of a Card Access Security System for the Main Library to the low bidder meeting specifications, Anderson Access Control of St. Petersburg, in the amount of $33,990.00.

A-63 File No. SP-003-00-Water Department - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible property consisting of two component parts of the Hewlett Packard (HP) 6890 Gas Chromatograph (PCN 0106548). Component parts to be disposed of consist of one HP Split/Splitless Inlet with Electronic Pneumatics Control and one HP Dual Channel Analog/Digital Converter pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes by sale to the highest bidder. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove this property from the inventory asset record after verification of disposal by Purchasing.

A-64 Bid No. C-136-98-Solid Waste Department - Approve renewal of contract between the Board and J & J Baker Enterprises for Bid No. C-136-98, Transportation of Leachate/Leachate Effluent From Southeast County Landfill, for a two year period beginning March 17, 2000 and ending March 16, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $371,791.68.

A-65 Bid No. C-145-98-Solid Waste Department - Approve renewal of Bid No. C-145-98, Transport and Disposal of Leachate from South County and Northwest County Transfer Stations, to International Petroleum Corp., in an amount not to exceed $35,400 for a 2-year period from March 29, 2000 through March 28, 2002.

A-66 Bid No. C-122-98-Children's Services - Approve the second modification and second renewal of existing contract between the Board and G.A. Food Service, Inc., for a period of one year beginning April 1, 2000, and ending March 31, 2001, continuing the increased contract amount of $646,761.61 and increasing the cost per meal by 3¢ for each Children's Breakfast and Lunch. All other terms and conditions remain the same. The renewal would utilize the second of two one-year options.
A-67 Bid No. C-131-96-Water Department - Novation, modification, and renewal to contract for design, reproduction, insertion and mailing of Water/Wasterwater utility bills for the Water department.

a) Approve Novation Agreement between Hillsborough County, Innovative Marketing Technologies, Incorporated d/b/a IMT Direct, and Marketing Response Group and Laser Company, Incorporated.

b) Approve First Modification Agreement between Hillsborough County and IMT Direct increasing the contract's "not to exceed" amount by $31,420.00 for the period ending March 4, 2000, to cover additional services provided during the previous four years.

c) Renew for fifth and final year beginning March 5, 2000 and ending March 4, 2001.

d) Modify fifth year amount by $12,000.00 for a new "not to exceed" annual amount of $150,580 for the final year of the contract.

A-68 Bid No. PC-107-98 - Public Works - Ratify Change Order No. 1 to the Road and Intersection Improvements Term Contract -FY 1998, with Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., which increases the line for Road and Intersection Improvements work by $8,200.35, which increases the contract from $1,000,000 to $1,008,200.35.

A-69 RFQ No. S-552-99- County Administrator's Office; ADA Liaison - Approve the proposed First Modification to:

a) Extend the contract thirty days.

b) Exercise the unilateral thirty day extension to existing contract between the Board and Abilities Inc. of Florida for a new end date of May 16, 2000. All other terms and conditions remain the same.

Real Estate

A-70 Approve and authorize execution of a lease with Mack-Metropolitan, Ltd. for the Law Library for 8,500 square feet of space on the ground floor of the Mack-Cali Center, 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. The lease is for a term of five (5) years, with a 5 year option to renew. The annual rent for the first year of the term is $136,000 plus an extended hours air conditioning charge of $23,970. The build out cost of $178,000 is amortized over a ten year period.

A-71 Approve and authorize execution of a First Amendment to License Agreement with Homes for Hillsborough, Inc. (an affordable housing organization) for use of space in the Ruskin Neighborhood Service Center. The amendment adjusts their pro rata share of operating expenses to reflect the cost for a new security system.

A-72 Approve a Second Extension of Lease Agreement with Benny G. Santiago, to provide a two (2) year extension of the lease for a 786 square foot building located at 5818 State Road 674 in Wimauma, which is used by the Sheriff's Office as the Wimauma Community Station. The rent for the extension will remain at $600 per month, which equates to $9.16 per square foot per year.

A-73 Approve a one (1) year renewal of the lease with Hillsborough Community College for space occupied by the Economic Development Department (Employment & Training Division), at the HCC Plant City Campus, and authorize the Chairman to execute the attached notification letter. The monthly rent for the 6,666 square feet of space will remain $300, which equates to $.54 per square foot per year.

A-74 Approve and authorize execution of a First Amendment to the License Agreement with the Bay City Flyers, Inc. dated June 2, 1993. The agreement extends the License for an additional 5 years. The license is for use of land at the NW water treatment plant on Mobley Road for radio controlled model airplanes. The consideration is the maintenance and security of the land.

A-75 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instrument of conveyance from Olive E. Fernandez and Geraldine E. Fernandez, in the amount of $15,000 for right of way along Delaney Creek. (CIP #48081)

A-76 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instrument of conveyance from Geraldine E. Fernandez and Olive E. Fernandez, in the amount of $17,000 for right of way along Delaney Creek. (CIP #48081)

A-77 Accept a warranty deed from the Northdale Civic Association, Inc. for approximately 10.71 acres of land which will be used for park purposes and agree to pay back taxes on the subject property of approximately $8,000. The assessed value of the land is approximately $174,000.

A-78 Accept the conveyance of a Temporary Offsite Utility Easement from Fishhawk Communities Limited Partnership for the purpose of providing utility service to Fishhawk Ranch Phase 2 Parcel "I" Unit 1.

A-79 Accept the conveyance of a Perpetual Utility Easement from Pebbles Restaurant Properties, Ltd. for the purpose of accommodating the utility needs associated with the Commercial Development of the site. The Fire Line Easement is five (5) feet by ten (10) feet and is located along the east side of North Dale Mabry, just North of Hudson Lane.

A-80 Accept the dedication of a drainage easement being donated by Wal-Mart Stores East for the purpose of providing the necessary rights required to service a stormwater pond and drainage structures located on the site of the new Wal-Mart store constructed in the vicinity of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard and Fletcher Avenue.

A-81 Accept the donation of a perpetual utility easement from ZOM Carrollwood, Ltd. to Hillsborough County. Subject easement is located along the East side of Carrollwood Springs Blvd., North of Ehrlich Road; approximately ¼ mile West of Dale Mabry Highway. Said easement is 25' x 25' containing 0.014 acres, more or less.

Water Department

A-82 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $2,676,244 to provide design and construction funds for five (5) RWIU projects. Funds are provided for by the Utility System Rate Stabilization Fund's Other Designated Reserves account.

Water Resources Team

A-83 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement Tolling Certain Water Quality Standards established in the Master Water Supply Contract with Tampa Bay Water.

***County Attorney***

A-84 Approve recommendation of the County Attorney's Office that the Satisfaction of Claim Liens as outlined in agenda written material, be accepted and executed by the Board of County Commissioners for 24 items listed, for which payment has been made.

A-85 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to reject the settlement offer in the case of Weldon Lonon and Paula Lonon v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 99-5686 Div. J, for the settlement offer of One Hundred Thousand and no/100 ($100,000.00) Dollars.

A-86 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to advertise a Request for Applications from attorneys to provide legal services for indigent criminal defendants in non-capital felony or misdemeanor/juvenile cases and to negotiate a two-year agreement with attorneys recommended by the Conflict Committee to provide representation when the Public Defender's Office is unable to provide such representation due to a conflict of interest.

A-87 Authorize the County Attorney's Office to advertise a Request for Applications from attorneys to provide legal services for indigent parents in dependency cases and to negotiate an agreement to provide representation through 1/20/2001.
***Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

A-88 Receipt of Official Board Records (reports to be file in Board Records upon receipt into official records).

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

b) Hillsborough County Children's Board financial report for fiscal quarter ended December 31, 1999, pursuant to Section 7, County Ordinance 88-28.

c) Hillsborough County investment information as of January 31, 2000.

d) Audited financial statements for the Buckhorn Estates Special Dependent District for the year ended September 30, 1999, pursuant to Florida Statute 218.32(1)(b).

e) Hillsborough Transit Authority d.b.a. Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority general purpose financial statements, supplementary information, and regulatory reports for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1999, pursuant to Florida Statute 189.418(4).

f) County Audit Report 85A, Specialized Transportation audit, Clerk of the Circuit Court Addendum.

A-89 Approval to delete capital equipment item from County inventory by various departments, as indicated in agenda backup.

A-90 Approve reinstatement of capital equipment item to the County inventory, as indicated in agenda backup.

A-91 Approve remittance of $1,607.48 to the Clerk of the Circuit Court for properties on which no bids were received at the tax deed sale of February 7, 2000.

A-92 Satisfaction and release of claims/judgement covering payment of cost for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

A-93 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of February 22-28, 2000.

A-94 Approve release of warrants and direct deposits, as necessary, under dates of February 29 through March 6, 2000, with ratification at March 15, 2000, regular Board meeting.

A-95 Approve minutes:

a) Regular Meeting January 19, 2000
b) Joint Meeting with School Board February 8, 2000

B. REGULAR AGENDA

County Administrator's Office

B-1 Receive report Capital Improvement Program Summary Report of Projects Funded For Construction In FY 00 Part II.

Economic Development

B-2 Approve staff's recommendation for the creation of a Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC), as detailed in the staff report, and deferment of contract award for a Technical Assistance Provider until the Council has had an opportunity to review its merits.

Health & Social Services/County Attorney's Office

B-3 Approve the proposed Ordinance pertaining to the regulation of the moving industry in Hillsborough County, and authorize the advertisement of the Ordinance for Public Hearing on April 5, 2000 at 2 p.m. to consider adoption.

B-4 Approve the Agreement with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Client Legal Advocacy services in an amount not to exceed $39,187, to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, for the period beginning March 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

Management & Budget

B-5 Approve the County Administrator's report that the benefits committee will analyze the issue in satisfaction of the Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation of the feasibility of providing day care services for employees. (BRC #00050)

B-6 Approve the County Administrator's recommendation that encouraging the use of email and fax satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee recommendation regarding postage. (BRC #00056)

B-7 Approve the County Administrator's report that the committee to review the agenda process satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee recommendation regarding signatures. (BRC #00059)

Planning & Growth Management

B-8 Approve hiring a consultant to prepare a Town N' Country Community Plan.

B-9 Authorize Chairman to send a letter to the Florida Department of Community Affairs stating Hillsborough's County position regarding possible changes in Florida law relating to growth management.

Public Affairs

B-10 Support the City of Tampa and Pinellas County in their request to the State legislature to appropriate funding of $2.4 million to complete an underpass at both ends of Old Gandy Bridge. (continued from 2/16 meeting)

B-11 Approve the Pauls Drive/Brandon Main Street Project and the Gandy Friendship Trail Pedestrian/Bicycle underpasses project for consideration for TEA-21 appropriations from the Federal Government and add this item to the 2000 Federal Legislative Work Program.

**Other Offices***

Clerk of Circuit Court

B-12 (11:30 a.m. time certain) Accept County Audit Report 85, Specialized Transportation audit, (to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records.)

C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

C-1 2:00 p.m. Approve annexation of street lighting service area for Warrington Green Subdivision .

C-2 2:00 p.m. Continuation of Public Hearing from Land Use Meeting of 2/22/00 regarding Application 1099.09P, IMC-Agrico Company Consolidated Mine (Four Corners Area), Amendment to Mining Unit 13 to Add Part of the former Taylor Road Right-of -Way as Part of Unit 13.

C-3 2:00 p.m. Adopt the six ordinances creating Impact Fee No-Fee Transportation Zones.

a) Adopt resolution to implement the water and sewer component of the No-Fee Zone beginning April 15, 2000.

b) Approve budget amendment to appropriate by super-majority vote $100,000 from the Unincorporated General Fund Reserve for contingency in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00 to begin the implementation of the water and sewer component of the program and to begin implementation of transportation fee payments in Zone 1.

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

D-1 1:30 pm. Appearance by representative of the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc. regarding the Hillsborough County Race Relations Initiative.

D-2 2:30 p.m. Status report on the Gandy Major Investment Study.

a) Appearance by Robert M. Clifford, AICP, District Planning Manager of Florida Department Of Transportation.

b) Appearance by David Gutcher, President of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

c) Appearance by Gene Wells.

d) Appearance by Les Seright.

D-3 3:00 p.m. Appearance by Bob Morrison, Executive Director of the Hillsborough County Hotel and Motel Association to discuss flyer distribution at hotels located in unincorporated Hillsborough County.

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 Frank

E-3 (3:30 time certain) Discussion regarding appearance by Marilyn Smith to present information regarding desalination and seawater.

Commissioner Storms

E-4 (4:00 time certain) Report on Community Improvement performance audit.

Commissioner Wacksman

E-5 Status report and recommendation regarding the "Year of the Child" issues. (written material to be provided under separate cover)

F. STAFF REPORTS

County Attorney

F-1 Report regarding Child Molesters and Zoning.

F-2 Receive report regarding newspaper racks in the Right-of-Way.

Real Estate

F-3 Report on the channel corridors in the Town N' Country area.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00 a.m. Special presentation by Dr. James Zingale regarding Governor’s Sterling Program. (one hour)

12:00 p.m. Lunch recess

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by a representative of the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc. regarding the Hillsborough County Race Relations Initiative.

1:45 p.m. Consent Items.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Public hearing regarding street lighting for Warrington Green Subdivision. (Continued from 2/16/2000 meeting)

C-2 Continuation of Public Hearing from Land Use Meeting of 2/22/00 regarding Application 1099.09P, IMC-Agrico Company Consolidated Mine (Four Corners Area), Amendment to Mining Unit 13 to Add Part of the former Taylor Road Right-of –Way as Part of Unit 13.

C-3 Adopt the six ordinances creating Impact Fee No-Fee Transportation Zones.

a) Adopt resolution to implement the water and sewer component of the No-Fee Zone beginning April 15, 2000.

b) Approve budget amendment to appropriate by super-majority vote $100,000 from the Unincorporated General Fund Reserve for contingency in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00 to begin the implementation of the water and sewer component of the program and to begin implementation of transportation fee payments in Zone 1.

2:30 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Robert M. Clifford, AICP, District Planning Manager of Florida Department Of Transportation to present a status report on the Gandy Major Investment Study.

Appearance by David Gutcher, President of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

Appearance by Gene Wells.

Appearance by Les Seright.

3:00 p.m. D-3 Appearance by Bob Morrison, Executive Director of the Hillsborough County Hotel and Motel Association to discuss flyer distribution at hotels located in unincorporated Hillsborough County.

3:15 p.m. E-5 “Year of the Child” report by Commissioner Ben Wacksman.

3:30 p.m. E-3 Discussion regarding appearance by Marilyn Smith to present information regarding desalination and seawater.

3:45 p.m. B-12 Accept County Audit Report 85, Specialized Transportation audit, (to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records.)

4:00 p.m. E-4 Report on Community Improvement performance audit.

March 1, 2000, 8:30 am

ADDENDUM TO MARCH 1, 2000, AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

B-13 Approve the Event and Indemnity Agreement with the Gandy Bridge and Friendship Trail Corporation to allow for a race to be held on the Old Gandy Bridge on March 12, 2000.

B-14 Agreement with the U.S. Bureau of the Census to use space in County facilities for outreach and assistance activities related to Census 2000 activities from March 8, 2000 to April 14, 2000

C-3c Addition of Presentation by Planning Commission regarding Impact Fee No-Fee

E-6 Letter from Pinellas County regarding the reorganization of the Department of Children and Families. (Comm. Frank)

E-7 Discussion regarding the Regional Transportation Coordination. (Comm. Hart)

F-4 Verbal report on Bond Rating Agency visits. (County Administrator)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

B-4 Agreement with Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc. for client legal advocacy services. (MOVE TO CONSENT. THIS ITEM INADVERTENTLY PLACED ON REGULAR AGENDA.)

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT FOR DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS:

A-5 Approve Chase Manhattan Bank 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 $1,500,000 to mitigate assessed development impact fees and water & wastewater capacity fees stipulating the creation of 1406 quality new jobs. (Comm. Platt)

A-70 Approve and authorize execution of a lease with Mack-Metropolitan, Ltd. for the Law Library for 8,500 square feet of space on the ground floor of the Mack-Cali Center, 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. The lease is for a term of five (5) years, with a 5 year option to renew. The annual rent for the first year of the term is $136,000 plus an extended hours air conditioning charge of $23,970. The build out cost of $178,000 is amortized over a ten year period. (Comm. Platt)

A-83 Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement Tolling Certain Water Quality Standards established in the Master Water Supply Contract with Tampa Bay Water. (Comm. Platt)

March 1, 2000, 8:30 a.m.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

10:45 a.m. B-3 Approve the proposed Ordinance pertaining to the regulation of the moving industry in Hillsborough County, and authorize the advertisement of the Ordinance for Public Hearing on April 5, 2000 at 2 p.m. to consider adoption.

11:00 a.m. Special presentation by Dr. James Zingale regarding Governor’s Sterling Program. (one hour)

12:00 p.m. Lunch recess

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by a representative of the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, Inc. regarding the Hillsborough County Race Relations Initiative.

1:45 p.m. Consent items.

2:00 p.m. C-1 Public hearing regarding street lighting for Warrington Green Subdivision. (Continued from 2/16/2000 meeting)

C-2 Continuation of Public Hearing from Land Use Meeting of 2/22/00 regarding Application 1099.09P, IMC-Agrico Company Consolidated Mine (Four Corners Area), Amendment to Mining Unit 13 to Add Part of the former Taylor Road Right-of –Way as Part of Unit 13

C-3 Adopt the six ordinances creating Impact Fee No-Fee Transportation Zones.

a) Adopt resolution to implement the water and sewer component of the No-Fee Zone beginning
April 15, 2000.

b) Approve budget amendment to appropriate by super-majority vote $100,000 from the Unincorporated General Fund Reserve for contingency in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00 to begin the implementation of the water and sewer component of the program and to begin implementation of transportation fee payments in Zone 1.

c) Presentation by Planning Commission regarding Impact Fee No-Fee Zones

2:30 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Robert M. Clifford, AICP, District Planning Manager of Florida Department Of Transportation to present a status report on the Gandy Major Investment Study.

Appearance by David Gutcher, President of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

Appearance by Gene Wells.

Appearance by Les Seright.

3:00 p.m. D-3 Appearance by Bob Morrison, Executive Director of the Hillsborough County Hotel and Motel Association to discuss flyer distribution at hotels located in unincorporated Hillsborough County.

3:15 p.m. E-5 “Year of the Child” report by Commissioner Ben Wacksman.

3:30 p.m. E-3 Discussion regarding appearance by Marilyn Smith to present information regarding desalination and seawater.

3:45 p.m. B-12 Accept County Audit Report 85, Specialized Transportation audit, (to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records.)

4:00 p.m. E-4 Report on Community Improvement performance audit.

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