Archived Agendas

Wednesday, May 3, 2000, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

Presentation of check for reimbursements to the County from the ELAP Program.

Proclamation presented to Mrs. Becky Jordan recognizing the American Cancer Society, Brandon Chapter, Relay for Life
Program scheduled for May 5, 2000.

Proclamation commending the Hillsborough County League of Women Voters on their 50th Anniversary.

Proclamation declaring the week of May 7 – 13, 2000 as Hillsborough County Tourism Week.

Proclamation declaring the week of May 7 – 13, 2000 as National Correctional Officers Week.

Proclamation recognizing and thanking all America’s veterans, past, present and future, on this first Memorial Day of the New Millennium, May 29, 2000.

Presentation of Plaques of Appreciation presented in recognition of outstanding contributions and service to the people of Hillsborough County:

Barton D. Hartsock
Mechanical Board
April 1990 – June 1999

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.

***County Administrator’s Organization***

A. CONSENT AGENDA

Aging Services

A-1 Approve Amendment #1 to Standard Agreement #OAA 2000-1 with the West Central Florida Area on Aging (WCFAAA), Inc. to provide Adult Day Care, Transportation, and Nutrition services in Hillsborough County to persons 60 years of age and older which extends the contract period six months through December 31, 2000 and increases Federal funding by $1,047,028 and Required Cash Match by $116,336. The revised total program cost is $5,563,288 of which $1,966,467 is Federal, $384,293 USDA Cash in Lieu of Commodities, $237,000 Participant Contributions, $218,497 Required Cash Match, & $2,757,031 Additional County Support (ACS) (12 months) funds. Of the total ACS budget, $2,085,616 (9 months) is budgeted in the FY 2000 Budget and the remaining three months (Oct-Dec 00) is included in the FY 01 Planned Budget. No additional county funds are required as the additional cash match required will be covered by match funds previously budgeted in FY 00 for the OAA program.

A-2 Realign $337,682 in the 99/00 CCE grant budget for the period of 7/1/99 - 6/30/2000 as per Amendment #3 to the Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) Program Standard Contract #CCE-2000-1 with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA) Inc. approved by the Board on April 19, 2000. Also, realign $10,000 in additional county support (acs) funds in the 99/00 CCE ACS. No additional county funds are required.

A-3 Amendment #2 to Home Care for the Elderly (HCE) Standard Agreement #HCE 2000-1 & Request for Budget Amendment Resolution.

a. Approve Amendment #2 to Standard Agreement #HCE 2000-1 between Hillsborough County and the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. which reduces the Case Management allocation amount by $12,000 and increases the spending authority for Subsidy payments for caregivers by $12,000 with no change to the total contract amount of $817,725 in State General Revenue funds for the Period of July 1, 1999 – June 30, 2000. The revised allocation for Case Management services is $138,629 and for Subsidy payments is $679,096. No county funds are required.

b. Approve budget amendment to decrease $12,000 in State General Revenue Funds for the Department of Aging Services’ Home Care for the Elderly program for the period 7/1/99 – 6/30/00 as per Amendment #2 to Standard Agreement #HCE 2000-1 between Hillsborough County and the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging (WCFAAA) and realign $1,987 in the grant’s personnel and operating expense line item budgets.

Capital Program Administration

A-4 Increase budgeted Transportation Impact Fee Zone 1 revenues by $2,420,000 and interest revenues by $20,000 recognizing unbudgeted revenues and therefore facilitate quarterly payments to the Citrus Park Development District in accordance with the agreement between the County and Citrus Park Venture. In addition, increase the appropriation for impact fee refunds within Zone 1 by $100,000 to reflect actual and anticipated refunds within the zone. These increases are needed as actual impact fee revenues in this zone through March have already exceeded the total FY 00 budget.

Children’s Services

A-5 Approve the contract renewal on Contract F7017 with the State of Florida, Department of Juvenile Justice for the provision of specialized intake, residential and counseling services to runaway, ungovernable and truant adolescents through the Department of Children’s Services Child and Family Counseling Program during the period of July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 at a cost of $2,617,098 ($1,135,154 State and $1,481,944 County).

A-6 Approve the 2000-2001 agency interlocal agreement with the School Board to provide an Educational Alternative Program for 24 children at the Haven W. Poe Runaway Center from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001, at no cost to the County.

Community Improvement

A-7 Approve budget amendment to realign $8,600,760 of the department’s approved budget with Sec. 8 Housing Assistance programs funded by the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

County Administrator’s Office

A-8 Approve second modification to extend the contract ninety days with Abilities Inc. of Florida for a new end date of August 16, 2000. All other terms and conditions remain the same.

Economic Development

A-9 Chase Global Financial Services Traffic Improvements: State of Florida Governor's Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development (OTTED), Economic Development Transportation Fund Grant #99/0029A.

a. Approve an amendment to the FY00-05 Capital Improvement Program to add the Bryan Rd/Highland Manor traffic improvement project, CIP#61032.

b. Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $708,000 of grant funds (#99/0029A) from the State of Florida's OTTED for the design and construction of the CIP project #61032 benefiting Chase Global Financial Services.

A-10 Summer Jobs Program with Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc.:

a. Approve agreement with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc. which provides for the joint funding of a private sector summer jobs program for some 450 youth, operated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $75,000 from the County for the period of May 8, 2000 through August 12, 2000. The City of Tampa is scheduled to contribute $55,000.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign $75,000 in the existing budget for Countywide General Fund in order to fund the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Inc.'s summer jobs program for 450 youth for the period of May 8, 2000 through August 12, 2000.

Fire Rescue

A-11 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $395,638 from the Fire Impact Fee (northwest, northeast, central and south zones) reserve accounts to purchase capital equipment which will be utilized in the respective zones to increase capacity to citizens being served.

Health & Social Services

A-12 Approve the Agreement with the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc. for the promotion of patriotic observances for the period of October 1, 2000 through September 30, 2001 at a cost not to exceed $5,000. These funds are budgeted as “Non-Departmental activities as allotments by Legislative Acts.”

Library Services

A-13 Approve acceptance of two (2) capital equipment items.

Management & Budget

A-14 Receive report on Status of Reserves for Contingencies in the Tax Funds – FY 00 as of April 19, 2000.

A-15 Approve the County Administrator’s report that the review of the procedures used by local governments for strategic planning satisfy the Blue Ribbon Committee’s recommendation for strategic planning. (BRC #00103)

A-16 Approve the County Administrator’s report that Actions implemented by County Administration and the BOCC, such as the Employee Suggestion Program, performance-based productivity awards, annual BOCC retreats, and the quality services initiatives satisfy the Blue Ribbon Committee’s recommendation to improve the corporate culture. (BRC #00107)

A-17 Approve the County Administrator’s report that actions implemented by County Administration and the BOCC, such as the Employee Suggestion Program, performance-based productivity awards, annual BOCC retreats, and the quality services initiatives satisfy the Blue Ribbon Committee’s recommendation to implement continuous improvement. (BRC #00108)

A-18 Approve the County Administrator’s report that the Employee Suggestion Program and performance-based productivity awards satisfy the Blue Ribbon Committee’s recommendation to provide performance-based employee recognition. (BRC #00109)

A-19 Receive report on the Anticipated Impact of Electronic Commerce on Hillsborough County Revenues. (Deferred from April 12, Continued BOCC Agenda and April 19 Agenda.)

Parks & Recreation

A-20 Authorize the Parks and Recreation Department to coordinate with the Office of the County Attorney to prepare an agreement between the Board of County Commissioners and the Lutz Civic Association for the construction and maintenance of a replica of the original Lutz Train Depot in Bullard Park.

Planning & Growth Management

A-21 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $10,000 in grant funds from SWFWMD and realign $10,000 in County matching funds to accommodate the approved agreement.

A-22 Approve the agreement with the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) to spend $77,300 from the Hillsborough County Pollution Recovery Fund to restore a portion of Channel A between Sheldon Road and Waters Avenue with native wetland vegetation, in conjunction with Upper Tampa Bay Trail Phase II, CIP Project #89096.

Public Affairs

A-23 Receive report regarding current legislative plan for implementing Article V. (Deferred from April 12, Continued BOCC Agenda and April 19 Agenda.

Public Works

A-24 Approve Change Order No. One (1) Final to the contract with Southwest Contracting, Inc. for the construction of the Occident Street Drainage Improvements project, increasing the contract amount from $374,392.14 to $389,124.69 (a total of $14,732.55) with no change to contract duration.

A-25 Approve Change Order No. One (1) Final to the contract with Pepper Contracting Services for the implementation of the Sidewalk ADA Retrofit program (FY 98 Rebid), decreasing the contract amount from $500,000 to $455,461.69 (a total of $44,583.31) with no change in contract duration.

A-26 Approve the naming of approximately 0.10 mile of roadway running from Helena Street to Montana Avenue as Butte Street and its addition to the Maintained Road Inventory to receive Class “E” maintenance.

A-27 Approve Change Order No. One (1) Final to the contract with Steve’s Excavating & Paving for the construction of the Moon /Robertson Phase I Drainage Improvements project, increasing the contract amount by $49,733.82, increasing the contract time by 78 days, and adjusting milestone dates as described in the Background. Further request the Board assess liquidated damages of $5,170 as also described in the Background.

A-28 Approve Change Order No. 1 (FINAL) to the contract with W.C. Roese Contracting Inc. for the construction of the S.R. 60 Fiber Communications Project decreasing the contract from $419,832.49 to $371,808.50 for a net decrease of $48,023.99. This change order increases quantities, assesses liquidated damages, reduces the unused Article 21 Allowance and extends the contract time to adjust the milestone dates.

Purchasing

A-29 FILE NO. SP-015-00, SALE OF SURPLUS VEHICLES AND MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT – Fleet Management - Declare as surplus and authorize disposal of tangible personal property consisting of 55 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-30 RFP C-192-98, BILLING AND COLLECTION SERVICES FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FIRE RESCUE – Fire Rescue Department - Approve first renewal of contract between the Board and Sky Asset Management Services Incorporated for billing and collection services for Fire Rescue for the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue department for a one year period beginning May 15, 2000 and ending May 14, 2001 at the same terms and conditions and at no increase or change in contract fee amount of 6.45 % of the actual dollars collected, and a 1.95% bonus fee for monies collected in excess of a 75% collection rate.

A-31 Lower Sweetwater Creek Phase IV, Outfall to Rocky Creek.

a. Award Bid No. C-820-00, Lower Sweetwater Creek Phase IV, Outfall to Rocky Creek, to the low bidder meeting specifications, Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. for the amount of $2,486,779.40.

b. Approve budget amendment to realign $500,000 within the Stormwater Management Fund from CIP No. 47081, Delaney Creek Land Acquisition, to CIP 49296 Lower Sweetwater Creek Phase IV, for additional funds needed to award this project based on the Bid Review Committee’s recommendation to award. Ample funds will remain in the Delaney Creek project to acquire the necessary parcels for this project. This realignment does not increase the overall Accelerated Stormwater Program. Justification for the use of the additional funds is explained in the background.

A-32 BID NO. P-881-00, PURCHASE OF STAGE RIGGING – Parks & Recreation Department - Award Bid No. P-881-00, Purchase of Stage Rigging to the low bidder meeting specifications, Wenger Corporation of Owatonna, MN, in the amount of $29,250.44 and authorize the Director of Purchasing to make additional purchases as explained in the background. Further request the Board reject the bid from Coda Sound, Inc. for reasons stated in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-33 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR COURTHOUSE SQUARE PARK, RFP NO. C-884-00; CIP NO. 70121 AND 70051. – Parks & Recreation/Real Estate Department.

a. Select Metric Constructors, Inc., the firm ranked as number one to provide construction and related services for Request for Proposal (RFP) No. C-884-00 for Courthouse Square Park, CIP Nos. 70121 & 70051.

b. Approve the Agreement which resulted from the negotiation with Metric Constructors, Inc., for construction of Courthouse Square for a Guaranteed Maximum Price of $1,340,770.

c. Approve naming of park to Courthouse Square.

A-34 RFP NO. S-885-00, PROVISION OF UNARMED SECURITY SERVICES –Various Facilities - Award Request for Proposals #S-885-00, Provision of Unarmed Security Services for Various Facilities for Public Safety Department and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to the best proposer, Burns International Security Services, for a period of one year from the effective date of the Countys Notice to Proceed with two additional one year renewals, at the sole option of the County. This was a joint RFP process between Hillsborough County (County Administrator Departments) and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, as well as being a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council proposal. The Sheriff’s Office will enter into a separate agreement with the Contractor for its site. The annual “not to exceed” amount for Hillsborough County sites only will be $661,702. Further, reject the proposal submitted by Maurell Corporation for the reason outlined in the background section.

A-35 FILE NO. P-886-00, Sole Source Purchase, Installation and Maintenance of 9-1-1 Equipment for the New Tampa Police and Fire/Rescue Communications Center – Public Safety Department.

a. Award File No. P-886-00, Sole Source Purchase, Installation, and Maintenance of 9-1-1 Equipment for the New Tampa Police and Fire/Rescue Communications Center, to GTE Florida, Inc. in the amount of $1,319,062.94.

b. Appropriate, $745,884 from the 911 Emergency Telephone System Fund Reserve to fund the first year cost.

A-36 BID NO. P-893-00, PURCHASE OF SIX (6) CONVERSION VANS FOR FIELD CAPTURE AND TRANSPORT UNITS - Fleet/Animal Services Department- Reject all bids for Bid No. P-893-00, Purchase of Six (6) Conversion Vans for Field Capture and Transport Units for the Animal Services Department for reasons stated in the background.

A-37 BID NO. P-896-00 PURCHASE OF FIRE HOSE (VARIOUS SIZES) – Fire Rescue Department - Award bid to the following low responsive and responsible bidders: Biscayne Havana Fire & Safety, Hialeah, Fl, in the amount of $35,000.00 and Safety Equipment Co., Tampa, FL in the amount of $5,660.00 for a total award of $40,660.00 and further authorize the Director of Purchasing to make additional purchases as explained in the background. Further request the Board reject the bids submitted by Biscayne Havana Fire & Safety; Vets Fire & Rescue; Ten 8 Fire Equipment Co, and Maurell Corporation for the 1-3/4 inch fire hose for reasons stated in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-38 BID NO. P-921-00, PURCHASE OF THREE (5) 1 1/2 TON UTILITY BED TRUCKS –Fleet/Water Department - Award Bid No. P-921-00, Purchase of Three (3) 1-1/2 Ton Utility Bed Trucks to the low bidder meeting specifications, Sun State International of Tampa, Florida, in the amount of $164,641.20. Further request the Board reject the bid from Bill Currie Ford for reasons stated in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.

A-39 BID NO. C-922-00, CIP NO. 80004 DOVER PARK SOFTBALL FIELD LIGHTING - Parks & Recreation Department - Award Bid No. C-922-00, Dover Park Softball Field Lighting to the low bidder meeting specifications, Himes Electric Company, Inc. in the amount of $24,500.

A-40 BID NO. T-943-00, PURCHASE OF SODIUM BISULFITE FOR A TWO YEAR PERIOD – Water Department - Award Bid No. T-943-00, Purchase of Sodium Bisulfite for a Two Year Period to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, HCI Industrial Chemical & Supply Co., Tampa, FL in the estimated amount of $75,106. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-41 BID NO. T-944-00, PURCHASE OF DRY GRANULAR CHLORINE FOR A TWO YEAR PERIOD - Water Department - Award Bid No. T-944-00, Purchase of Dry Granular Chlorine for a two year period to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications, Commercial Energy Specialists, Inc., Jupiter, FL in the estimated amount of $29,700.00. Further request the Board reject the bid from HCI Industrial Chemicals & Supply Co. Tampa, FL and Van Waters & Rogers Inc. Tampa FL for the reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-42 Defer until May 17, 2000 the staff report regarding policy for Drug Free Workplace.

Real Estate

A-43 Exchange of County Owned Property.

a. Pursuant to Section 125.37 Florida Statutes, approved the Resolution authorizing the exchange of real property between Hillsborough County (HC and the F.F.F. Company (FFF). The exchange provides for the acquisition of 20 acres of land for a park on Miller Road in the Valrico area.

b. Approve the Exchange Agreement between HC and FFF authorizing the payment of $586,250.00 to FFF which represents the difference in value between FFF land and the County’s land. The difference in values will be adjusted to reflect the exact area of buildable uplands as determined by certified surveys of the subjects.

c. Authorize the execution, processing and acceptance of the necessary instruments of conveyance.

A-44 Accept a purchase contract to acquire a vacant lot from Leonard and Mary Francis for Lake Tiffany Manor Drainage improvements, in the amount of $50,375.00, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same. (CIP 47281)

A-45 Authorize the Real Estate Department to pursue the acquisition of a one (1) acre parcel that is available to the County for approximately $1,000.00 which represents the amount of unpaid real estate taxes. The subject parcel is located south of MLK Blvd. between Pauls Drive and Parsons Avenue. The parcel is being used as a private roadway for the residence in the community. The residents have requested that the County accept maintenance of the roadways.

A-46 Accept a perpetual access easement by donation from United Dominion Realty Trust for Lake Chapman Drainage improvements and further authorize the processing of instruments for same. Also, authorize payment of $2,800 for the property owners processing and legal fees.

A-47 Approve Change Order No. 1: FINAL to contract with Air Mechanical and Services Corp., reduce Article 21 allowance by $7,200, reduce Article 12 permit allowance by $1,100. Extend the Substantial Completion Milestone time by 262 days from October 31, 1997 to July 19, 1998 and Final Completion Milestone time by 262 calendar days from November 15, 1997 to August 3, 1998.

A-48 Approve the conveyance of a Quit Claim Deed to Glenborough Fund I, Limited Partnership, a Delaware limited partnership for the purpose of clearing title on their property, by releasing any and all interest in a temporary construction easement which encumbers their southwesterly boundary.

A-49 Accept the conveyance of a Fee Simple Deed and Perpetual Right of Way and Utility Easement from Richard R. Mulholland for the purpose of servicing utility infrastructure (water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer facilities) installed within the Lake Brandon Development at the southwest corner of Lumsden Road and Providence Road in Brandon.

A-50 Approve and authorize execution of a License Agreement with Sheriff Cal Henderson, for the installation and maintenance of a YAESU communication repeater on the roof of County Center. This repeater will be used by amateur radio operators for emergency backup communications.

A-51 Accept a drainage easement by donation from Ronald Leake Jr. and Michelle Kates, for Claonia Street/May Street drainage improvements projects, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same. (CIT 49233).

A-52 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of instruments of conveyance from Lidia Peguero, Luis and Yolanda Peguero, husband and wife, in the amount of $20,000 for a drainage easement along Delaney Creek, between R.R. Tracks and 86th Street (CIP 47081).

A-53 Approve the agreement and authorize processing and acceptance of the instruments of conveyance from Derridinger Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $67,500 for road right of way for the C.R. 574 at Lakewood Drive Intersection (CIP 63183).

A-54 Accept a warranty deed from Smith Land & Improvement Corporation for the donation of 32 feet of right of way for the widening of Palm River Road. The subject parcel is located on the northwest corner of Palm River Road and Leroy Selmon Expressway (Crosstown Expressway).

A-55 Approve a resolution that provides an approximate 1.5 acre site for a public health facility on County owned land in the USF area, per the request of the Florida Department of Health (FDH).

A-56 Adopt a resolution declaring certain County owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Plant City, as surplus, and authorizing the execution of a Quit Claim Deed to the City for these properties. These properties were acquired by tax deed(s) and are being transferred to the City pursuant to the provisions of Section 197.592(3), Florida Statutes.

A-57 Adopt a resolution declaring certain County owned properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Tampa, as surplus, and authorizing the execution of a quit claim deed to the City for these properties. These properties were acquired by tax deed(s) and are being transferred to the City pursuant to the provisions of Section 197.592(3), Florida Statutes.

A-58 Adopt a Resolution authorizing an exchange of property interests with The Jefferson Land Company and authorize the execution and acceptance of instruments for same. The exchange provides for Hillsborough County to release its permanent easement interest over and across approximately 1.21 acres of land owned by The Jefferson Land Company. In return, Hillsborough County receives the underlying fee simple title from The Jefferson Land Company for approximately 1.51 acres of land upon which we currently have partial easement rights for Channel "G". Also that the Board accept a Quit Claim Deed from The Jefferson Land Company for the conveyance of any interest in and to parcel of Channel "G" right of way adjacent to their development.

A-59 In conjunction with the ELAP Program the Board adopt a Resolution and approve the Contract with Wayne and Edna Jennings, for the purchase of approximately Two Hundred Ninety Seven (297) acres within the Cypress Creek Preserve with a purchase price of One Million Dollars (1,000,000). In addition to the standard transaction requirements the Contract has an acreage adjustment of up to 25 acres at $3,426 per acre. The Board authorizes the Chairman to execute other documents with the transaction including those associated with a bargain sale, (provided any of these documents do not materially alter the agreement), and authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the Contract including the processing of instruments of conveyance to complete the transaction, including assignment of an existing billboard lease and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $15,000 for a total acquisition cost (including a maximum upward acreage adjustment of $85,650) not to exceed $1,100,650.

Water Department

A-60 Approve the recommended route for the Falkenburg to South County Reclaimed Water Transmission Main as outlined in the Route Analysis alternative report by Camp, Dresser, & McKee, dated April 2000.

A-61 Approve the Mutual-benefit Agreement between the Bay Crest Park Civic Association, Inc., and Hillsborough County for Landscaping Residential Pump-Station Grounds in Bay Crest Park to compliment and improve the appearance of the community.

A-62 Approve the First Amendment to the agreement with Sunrise Utility Construction, Inc., concerning County Bid No. PC-133-98 (Low Pressure Sewer System (LPSS) Work Order Construction Services (WORCS) CONTRACT 2), providing for a 90-day extension to the agreement through August 5, 2000.

A-63 Concur with the Water Department’s decision to draft an interlocal agreement with Tampa Bay Water to construct an approximate one-mile portion of the Hillsborough County Falkenburg to South County Reclaimed Water Transmission Main with TBW’s 72-inch raw water supply pipeline.

A-64 Amendment to the FY 00 Capital Improvement Program, CIP 30011.

a. Amend the Capital Improvement Program CIP 30011, 925 E. Twiggs Street Building renovation to expand the project scope to include energy efficient lighting, new carpeting, and new wallpaper for the entire building as well as the purchase of additional furniture to replace the file cabinets, shelves, and tables that cannot be removed from the County Center.

b. Approve budget amendment to appropriate $429,000 to provide for renovations to the Water Department Administration building (925 E. Twiggs Street) from the Utility System General Revenue Account’s reserve for contingency general account.

***County Attorney***

A-65 Approve the expenditure of funds for ground maintenance services on the Friendship Trail Bridge to be performed by Native Sun Landscape Maintenance.

A-66 Authorize the County Attorney’s Office to accept the settlement offer in the case of David Coulter, Oscar L. Coulter and Oscar A. Coulter v. Hillsborough County, Case No: 98-09583, Division C, for the settlement offer of Twenty Thousand and no/100 ($20,000.00) Dollars.

A-67 Authorize the County Attorney’s Office to reject the settlement offer in the case of George R. Greenwell, M.D. v. Hillsborough County, Case No. 98-4026 Div. C, in the amount of Nineteen Thousand Five Hundred Thousand and no/100 ($19,500.00) Dollars.

A-68 Receive report regarding Newsracks in the Right-of-Way. (Deferred from April 12, Continued BOCC Agenda and April 19 Agenda.)

***Other Offices***

Clerk of the Circuit Court

A-69 Receipt of Official Board Records (reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records).

a. Hillsborough County investment information as of March 31, 2000.

b. Harbor Bay Community Development District Annual Local Government Financial Report for fiscal year 1998-1999, in accordance with Florida Statute 189.418.

c. In compliance with Florida Statute 195.087, first budget amendment for the Hillsborough County Tax Collector for the period October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000, as submitted to the Office of Budget Services, Tallahassee.

d. Tampa Port Authority’s statement of revenues and expenses and debt service coverage for the three months ending December 31, 1999, and combined financial statements and independent auditors’ report for fiscal year ending September 30, 1999.

e. Florida Contraband Forfeiture Semiannual Report for October 1, 1999, through March 31, 2000, as submitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, pursuant to Florida Statute 932.705(8)(a).

A-70 Approve satisfaction of claims covering payment of costs for guardianship cases as listed in agenda backup.

A-71 Approve deletion of capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments as indicated in agenda backup.

A-72 Approve increase in petty cash fund from $50 to $100 for the Water Department South/Central Line Maintenance Section.

A-73 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of April 25 through May 1, 2000.

A-74 Approve minutes:

Workshop/Traditional Neighborhood Development March 21, 2000
Special Meeting April 6, 2000
Continued Special Meeting April 7, 2000
Land Use April 11, 2000

Environmental Protection Commission

A-75 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $200,000 from the Gardinier Trust Fund (Escrow Account) for the agreement between the Environmental Protection Commission and the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Davis Tract Kitchen Preserve Restoration.

Planning Commission

A-76 Approve budget amendment to accept and appropriate $50,000 from the Pollution Recovery funds (escrow account) for the “Hillsborough County Environmental Network Project”. No general revenue funds are required.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

Capital Program Administration

B-1 Receive report regarding the exemption of impact fees for lots within subdivisions platted prior to 1985 and at least eighty percent (80%) developed.

a. Accept the fiscal report regarding the exemption of impact fees for subdivisions platted prior to 1985 and at least eighty percent (80%) developed.

b. Approve the purpose and eligibility criteria for the exemption.

c. Direct the County Attorney’s Office to draft a revision to the Consolidated Impact Fee Ordinance to recognize the exemption.

County Administrator

B-2 Approve scheduling of the following workshop: (requires super majority vote)

a. Review of draft ordinance on Traditional Neighborhood Development.

b. Top 5 cost saving recommendations in TaxWatch Deliverables Report. (Requested by TaxWatch.)

Economic Development

B-3 Approve creation of a Small Business Task Force, as detailed in the staff report.

Water Department

B-4 Receive the City of Tampa’s Resolution No. 2000-431, requesting water restrictions enforcement of their rules on their customers residing in Hillsborough County.

a. Receive City of Tampa resolution No. 2000-431 requesting and encouraging cooperation between the City and the County for the enforcement of City of Tampa Emergency Ordinance 2000-69.

b. Authorize the Water Department to continue enforcing ordinance 91-27, as amended, Countywide.

Water Resource Team

B-5 Consider Tampa Bay Water request for variance regarding construction of regional surface water treatment plant.

C. PUBLIC HEARING

C-1 (11:00 a.m. time certain) 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 dredge and fill authorization from the Corps 404 Permit for the Brandon Urban Dispersed Wells Project (BUDW) pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

C-2 (11:00 a.m. time certain) 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 (ERP) for the Brandon Urban Disperse Wells Project pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

C-3 (11:00 a.m. time certain) Authorize the County Administrator’s discretion in initiating arbitration of a Tampa Bay Water Staff request for an emergency waiver of water use permit conditions.

(11:30 a.m. time certain) (A special EPC meeting will be held immediately following the above public hearings to discuss the same issues.)

C-4 (4:00 p.m. time certain) Consider adoption of Hospital Lien Ordinance (Additional material will be provided subsequent to meeting with hospital officials.)

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

D-1 (1:30 p.m. time certain) Appearance by John I. Van Voris regarding License of Antenna Sites on Raymond James Stadium.

D-2 (2:00 p.m. time certain) Presentation by Tampa Bay Water for guidance regarding options for the development of alternative water supplies in the South-Central Hillsborough Service area.

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.

Board Correspondence

E-3 Correspondence from Kim Leinbach, City Manager, City of Temple Terrace, requesting the Board of County Commissioners consider appointing John Ruzic to the Tourist Development Council.

Commissioner Frank

E-4 Discussion regarding Tampa Bay Water public records.

Commissioner Platt

E-5 (2:30 p.m. time certain) Discussion regarding the Project Greenhouse request for a parcel of land in the vicinity of USF area.

F. STAFF REPORTS

Management & Budget

F-1 Receive Quarterly report regarding the Blue Ribbon Committee on County Finances and the Florida TaxWatch recommendations. (Deferred from April 19 Agenda.)

Public Affairs

F-2 Staff report regarding Legislation Affecting Local Governments and Tampa’s Bid to Be Host City for 2012 Olympics. (Deferred from April 19 Agenda.)

Water Department

F-3 Receive the staff report on Hillsborough County’s Water Conversation Committee Formation.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00 a.m. 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 dredge and fill authorization from the Corps 404 Permit for the Brandon Urban Dispersed Wells Project (BUDW) pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

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 (ERP) for the Brandon Urban Disperse Wells Project pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

C-3 Authorize the County Administrator’s discretion in initiating arbitration of a Tampa Bay Water Staff request for an emergency waiver of water use permit conditions.

11:30 a.m. A special EPC meeting will be held immediately following the above public hearings to discuss the same issues.

11:45 a.m. Lunch Recess

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by John I. Van Voris regarding License of Antenna Sites on Raymond James Stadium.

2:00 p.m. D-2 Presentation by Tampa Bay Water for guidance regarding options for the development of alternative water supplies in the South-Central Hillsborough Service area.

2:30 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding the Project Greenhouse request for a parcel of land.

2:45 p.m. Consent Items

4:00 p.m. C-4 Consider adoption of Hospital Lien Ordinance (Additional material will be provided subsequent to meeting with hospital officials.)


DATE

ISSUE

COORDINATOR

May 4 (6:00 pm)

Public hearing on LDC Text Amendments

Shoemaker, Adams

May 10 - 10:00 am

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Joint meeting with Citizens Advisory Committee

Workshop - Less-Than-Fee Acquisitions

Workshop - Community Improvement performance audit

Public hearing on 1st Round Plan Amendments (requested by Planning Commission)

Levine

Hunzeker, Kelly

Willis, McConnell

Hunter

May 11 - 10:00 am

6:00 pm

BOCC Town Hall Meeting at Sun City Center

Public hearing (if needed) on 1st Round Plan Amendments (Planning Commission)

Levine

Hunter

May 17

Land Exchange Agreement with Leslie Land Corporation.

Presentation of an update on projects at Tampa Housing Authority and the impact they have, if any, on Hillsborough County.

Disputed Bill Resolution

Report on distribution of fliers at hotels in unincorporated Hillsborough County

Report regarding Comm. Norman’s request of follow-through on cleanup efforts of walls and bridges near highways utilizing community resource workers

Hunzeker, M. Kelly

Shoemaker, Bean

Shoemaker, McWeeny

Acton

Acton

May 18 - 6:00 pm

Public hearing on LDC Text Amendments

Shoemaker, Adams

May 24 - 9:00 am

11:00 am

Workshop on Draft Animal Services Ordinance

Workshop on Jail Population Estimates (requested by Public Safety Coordinating Council)

Keel, Armstrong

Bean, Alvarez

June 7

TGH Disproportionate Share Contract

Presentation of budget

Parks & Recreation 2000 Report

Bean, C. Johnson

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

Shoemaker, Radice

June 8 - 6:00 pm

Public hearing on utility rates

Shoemaker, McWeeny

June 13 - 6:00 pm

BOCC Land Use Public Hearing on Cargill.

Shoemaker, Adams

June 14 - 10:00 am

1:30 pm

6:00 pm

7:00 pm

Workshop on Health Care Strategic Plan

Budget workshop

Public hearing on Various amendments to Comprehensive Plan

Public hearing on utility rates (if needed for continuation)

Keel, C. Johnson

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

Shoemaker, Adams

Shoemaker, McWeeny

June 15 -1:30 pm

6:00 pm

Budget workshop

Budget public hearing

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

June 20

Report on small business (requested by Comm. Scott during 3/1 BOCC meeting)

Report on reclaimed water

Ownership of Raymond James Stadium

Hunzeker,Gray, Grable

Shoemaker, McWeeny

Hunzeker, Merrill

June 28 - 9:00 am

Budget workshop (all day)

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

July 13 - 9:00 am

Budget reconciliation (all day)

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

July 12

Report on discussions with Pasco County on a pilot program for the landscaping and beautification of County Line Road between its west end west of Dale Mabry, and its east end east of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard (CR 581).

Shoemaker, Adams

Aug. 9 11:00 am 1:30 pm

Joint meeting with Citizens Advisory Committee

Joint workshop with Planning Commission (Bob Frielich, Consultant)

Levine

Hunter

Aug. 23 1:30 pm

2:30 pm

Workshop on Traditional Neighborhood Development

Workshop on Fire Rescue staffing and response times

Shoemaker, Adams

Shoemaker, Nesmith

Aug. 24 6:30 pm

Town hall meeting in Plant City

Levine, Foerster

Aug. 30

Report with update on improvements for more efficient use of utility and energy measures. (Follow-up to report to BOCC on 1/19/00 on Local Action Plan)

Bean, Baier

Sept. 13, 27(6:00 pm)

Budget public hearings

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

ADDENDUM TO MAY 3, 2000, AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

B-6 Renewal of Bid No., C-518-99, Wastewater Sample Collection and Delivery Services. (Written material for item will be distributed on Wednesday morning.)

E-6 Adult Use Facilities next to schools and neighborhoods. (Requested by Comm. Norman)

E-7 Discuss proposed billboard legislation. (Requested by Comm. Platt)

E-8 Discuss support of a resolution for Leon County Commissioner Rudy Maloy for the position of 2nd Vice President of NACO. (Requested by Comm. Scott)

E-9 Discussion regarding MPO meeting of May 2nd. (Requested by Comm. Hart)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

A-55 Approve a resolution that provides an approximate 1.5 acre site for a public health facility on County owned land in the USF area, per the request of the Florida Department of Health (FDH). (Delete from agenda.)

D-1 Appearance by John I. Van Voris regarding License of Antenna Sites on Raymond James Stadium. (Defer until 5/17)

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

A-38 Correct agenda item to read: Award Bid No. P-921-00, Purchase of Five (5) 1-1/2 Ton Utility Bed Trucks to the low bidder meeting specifications, Sun State International of Tampa, Florida, in the amount of $164,641. Further request the Board reject the bid from Bill Currie Ford for reasons stated in the background. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.


ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT FOR DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS:

A-45 Authorize the Real Estate Department to pursue the acquisition of a one (1) acre parcel that is available to the County for approximately $1,000.00 which represents the amount of unpaid real estate taxes. The subject parcel is located south of MLK Blvd. between Pauls Drive and Parsons Avenue. The parcel is being used as a private roadway for the residence in the community. The residents have requested that the County accept maintenance of the roadways. (Comm. Platt)

A-59 In conjunction with the ELAP Program the Board adopt a Resolution and approve the Contract with Wayne and Edna Jennings, for the purchase of approximately Two Hundred Ninety Seven (297) acres within the Cypress Creek Preserve with a purchase price of One Million Dollars (1,000,000). In addition to the standard transaction requirements the Contract has an acreage adjustment of up to 25 acres at $3,426 per acre. The Board authorizes the Chairman to execute other documents with the transaction including those associated with a bargain sale, (provided any of these documents do not materially alter the agreement), and authorize staff to proceed in accordance with the conditions of the Contract including the processing of instruments of conveyance to complete the transaction, including assignment of an existing billboard lease and the payment of transaction costs not to exceed $15,000 for a total acquisition cost (including a maximum upward acreage adjustment of $85,650) not to exceed $1,100,650. (Comm. Platt)

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00 a.m. 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 dredge and fill authorization from the Corps 404 Permit for the Brandon Urban Dispersed Wells Project (BUDW) pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

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 (ERP) for the Brandon Urban Disperse Wells Project pursuant to Sections 3.12, 3.13 and 3.16 of the Interlocal Agreement.

C-3 Authorize the County Administrator's discretion in initiating arbitration of a Tampa Bay Water Staff request for an emergency waiver of water use permit conditions.

11:30 a.m. A special EPC meeting will be held immediately following the above public hearings to discuss the same issues.

11:45 a.m. Lunch Recess

2:00 p.m. D-2 Presentation by Tampa Bay Water for guidance regarding options for the development of alternative water supplies in the South-Central Hillsborough Service area.

2:30 p.m. E-5 Discussion regarding the Project Greenhouse request for a parcel of land.

2:45 p.m. Consent Items

4:00 p.m. C-4 Consider adoption of Hospital Lien Ordinance (Additional material will be provided subsequent to meeting with hospital officials.)

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