Archived Agendas

Wednesday, May 17, 2000, 9:00 AM
County Center, 2nd Floor

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INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION SECTION.

Proclamation naming the week of May 14th through May 20th EMS Week.

Proclamation naming the week of May 21st through May 27th National Dog Bite Prevention Week.

Proclamation for the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to promote National Safe Boating Week.

Presentation of Nancy Lee McKay Award “(Paramedic of the Year Award for Hillsborough County Fire Rescue)” to Rescue Lieutenant Jean-Paul Deeb.

Certificate of commendation to Donna Glausser for being chosen National Head Start Administrator of the Year.

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 Receive report regarding Mrs. Dorothy Witherspoon.

Children’s Services

A-2 Approve the third modification agreement to increase the amount of the dental contract with Dr. Harold Welch, and the fourth modification agreement to increase the amount of the dental contract with Dr. Guillermo Porro.

A-3 Approve Early Head Start grant application for continuing funds, in the amount of $846,772 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period of 9/1/00 through 8/31/2001. This application reflects the continuing award amount of $789,589 plus a Cost-of-Living and Quality Improvement increases in the amount of $57,183. A County match of $159,116 has been included in the Head Start/Early Head Start FY 2001 budget.

Community Improvement

A-4 Approve the Fourth Modification of Agreement with Sherwood Lake Limited Partnership to extend the contract completion time for the remodeling of their Day Care Center to June 30, 2000.

A-5 Approve the Third Modification of SHIP Agreement with the Alliance for Affordable Housing, Inc., to expand the scope of services provided by Alliance through the County’s First Time Home Buyer Program.

County Administrator’s Office

A-6 Authorize the County Administrator to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program, for federal funds in the amount of $146,888, to partially reimburse the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office for the purchase of 700 bulletproof vests.

Debt Management

A-7 Approve the Interlocal Agreement and adopt the Resolution authorizing the issuance of Capital Projects Finance Authority Student Housing Revenue Bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $160 million.

Economic Development

A-8 Approve agreement with the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, Inc. (HBIF) in the amount of $48,500 for their continued efforts directed at the growth and economic development of disadvantaged Hispanic-owned businesses for the period October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.

A-9 Approve the FY00 Agreement to fund (1) $330,000 for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Inc. to provide economic development services as specified in the Agreement; and (2) $50,000 for their International Marketing economic development efforts as specified in the Agreement.

A-10 Adopt the resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #00-033, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida's Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program and provides for up to $80,000 of local financial support for a corporate expansion that will create 100 new high quality jobs. The entire amount ($80,000) to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in unincorporated County. One half ($40,000) to be provided by the County if the prospect expands in a municipality of Hillsborough County.

Fire Rescue

A-11 Approve the attached agreement with the City of Tampa for the provision of Fire and Emergency Response in the Pebble/Cross Creek area.

Health & Social Services

A-12 Approve the First Modification to Agreement #00-0374 with the Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department, under the Ryan White CARE Act, increasing Dental Services from $41,209 to $91,209 for HIV+ individuals in Hillsborough County. No County funds are required.

A-13 Approve the Agreement with Metropolitan Charities, Inc., under the Ryan White CARE Act, for the provision of Inmate Case Management services in an amount not to exceed $35,615 to HIV+ individuals in Pinellas County, for the period beginning June 1, 2000 and ending February 28, 2001. No County funds are required.

A-14 Authorize submission of an application to the Florida Department of Education and execute the agreement for reimbursement of $750,325 in United States Department of Agriculture funds to operate the 2000 Summer Food Service Program for Children from June 12, 2000 through August 4, 2000.

A-15 Approve budget amendment to reduce Florida Kidcare Outreach Grant from the Florida Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health Department for the period February 1, 2000 through June 30, 2000 by $15,000 and realign $7,001 to properly reflect the expense associated with this grant.

A-16 Approve applications for additional codes to be added to the County’s Medicaid provider numbers for billing for Medicaid transportation services. This will allow for better tracking of Medicaid billing by assigning a separate code for each type of service provider, allowing for separate invoices and reimbursement.

A-17 Authorize an increase in the not to exceed amount of the Kash N’ Karry contract by $90,000 for the first contract year to pay for first year claims processed in the second year; and increase the not to exceed amount by $3,500,000 to $11,300,000 for the second option year to pay for increased prescription costs and increased enrollment in the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan (HCHCP).

A-18 Approve Modification No. 001 amending the county's current FY 00-01 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) with the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs to increase the funding by $127,968 for a total of $703,945 covering the period April 1, 2000 through March 31, 2001.

Management & Budget

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

A-20 Receive March 2000 Financial Summary.

A-21 Receive April 2000 Status Report on Grant Applications In Process.

A-22 Receive Quarterly report regarding the Blue Ribbon Committee on County Finances and the Florida TaxWatch recommendations. (Deferred from April 19 and May 3 Agendas.)

A-23 Approve the County Administrator’s report that the modification of the recruitment process satisfies the Blue Ribbon Committee’s recommendation on employee’s career paths. (BRC #00048)

A-24 Approve the County Administrator’s report that the administration is exploring the opportunities of locating a school in the downtown area. (BRC #00073)

A-25 Approve the County Administrator’s report that the Communications Department provides the necessary focal point for coordinating the County’s public information needs. (BRC #00081)

A-26 Approve the Public Safety Coordinating Counsel recommendation not to implement pretrial release but to expand contracted drug treatment programs. (BRC #00091)

A-27 Approve the County Administrator’s report that the BOCC should continue to support the County Administrator’s outreach program coordinated through the Neighborhood Relations Office. (BRC #00104)

A-28 Approve the County Administrator’s report of seven responses to TaxWatch’ s seven recommendations pertaining to the performance audit process. (BRC #00105)

Parks & Recreation

A-29 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $59,000 from the Northwest Park Impact Fee Fund reserve to provide increased funding to the Northdale Park Project.

A-30 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $60,000 from the Central Park Impact Fee Fund to purchase .92 acres of land next to Lakewood Park to enhance its recreational value.

A-31 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $200,000 from the NW Park Impact Fee Reserve to the Jackson Springs CIP project to fund the first year of a five year contract with the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, Inc. for expansion of the Jackson Springs Center.

A-32 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $295,320 from the Central Zone Park Impact Fee Fund to the Capital Improvement Program Mango Park Project and $320,000 from the South Zone Park Impact Fee Fund and $190,000 from the Park Bond Fund to the Ruskin Community Center Project to add additional funding based on revised scope of work and construction estimates to complete these projects.

Planning & Growth Management

A-33 To approve four inter-local agreements with HARTline for County funding of HARTline transit services for FY 2000. The funding for the four inter-local agreements is included in the County's FY 99/00 budget. The four inter-local agreements are as follows:

1. Sunday Bus Service - $310,000
2. Downtown Circulation - $ 75,000
3. South County Circulator - $150,000
4. ADA-Transit Service Deficit - $585,960

The ADA-Transit Service Deficit funding represents the County share of a four-party agreement between Hillsborough County, Florida Department of Transportation, the City of Tampa, and HARTline.

Public Affairs

A-34 Authorize Chairman to sign letter of request for consideration of Hillsborough County as a location for the Governor’s initiative “Capitol For a Day.”

Public Safety/Emergency Management

A-35 Additional Award and Associated Budget Amendment Resolution for the Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant.

a. Accept the additional award to the Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant through the acceptance letter which is an attachment to this agenda item.

b. Appropriate $22,660 to bring the current budget ($103,810) in line with the additional award to the 2000 Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant. The new Emergency Management, Preparedness and Assistance Trust Fund Grant award is $126,470.

Public Works

A-36 Approve Change Order No. One (1) Final to the contract with G.E.T.S. Construction, Inc. for the construction of the Sligh Avenue Drainage Improvements Project, increasing the contract amount from $343,492.86 to $365,147.94 (a total of $21,655.08) with no change in contract duration.

A-37 Approve budget amendment to realign $550,000 from the Constitutional Fuel Tax Reserve Account to fund the FY 00 Sidewalk ADA Ramps Program previously approved by the Board of County Commissioners through the Capital Improvement Program for FY 00 – 05.

A-38 Approve the Cooperative Funding Agreement on a 50/50 cost sharing basis with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in the amount of $285,000 for the Design and Construction of the Carrollwood West Outfall Project for the FY 2000.

A-39 Approve the Cooperative Funding Agreement on a 50/50 cost sharing basis with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in the amount of $200,000 for the Design and Construction of the Lakes St. Clair Outfall Project for the FY 2000.

A-40 Approve the Cooperative Funding Agreement on a 50/50 cost sharing basis with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in the amount of $44,000 for the Design and Construction of the Gibsonton-on-the-Bay Drainage Improvements Project for the FY 2000.

A-41 Approve the Cooperative Funding Agreement on a 50/50 cost sharing basis with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in the amount of $160,000 for the Design and Construction of the Timber Lane Outfall Project for the FY 2000.

A-42 Approve the Cooperative Funding Agreement on a 50/50 cost sharing basis with the Southwest Florida Water Management District in the amount of $115,000 for the Design and Construction of the Lake Estes Outfall Project for the FY 2000.

Purchasing

A-43 PAYMENT OF AUTO LIABILITY CLAIM - Authorize the Insurance and Claims Division to pay Claim #HC278132AL, in the amount of $30,000.

A-44 FILE NO. SP-014-00, DECLARE SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE DONATION OF 72 MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT TO THE HILLSBOROUGH EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOUNDATION INC. - Tax Collector’s Office - Declare surplus and authorize the donation of 72 items of miscellaneous computer equipment to the Hillsborough Educational Partnership Foundation Inc. as authorized by Section 274.05 Florida Statutes. The computer equipment (recorded property) has been declared obsolete by ITS and has no further value to the County. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove recorded property from the inventory asset record.

A-45 FILE NO. SP-016-00, DECLARE SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE DONATION OF ONE CUT OFF SAW TO THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, ERWIN TECHNICAL CENTER, WELDING SHOP - Employment & Training - Declare surplus and authorize the donation of one cut off saw, PC#105597, to the Hillsborough County Public Schools, Erwin Technical Center, Welding Shop as authorized by Section 274.05 Florida Statutes. The cut off saw (recorded property) has been declared obsolete by Employment & Training and has no further value to the County. Further, authorize the Clerk-Board of County Commissioners to remove recorded property from the inventory asset record.

A-46 Approve purchase in the amount of $28,063.52 for disposable medical supplies that were made in excess of contract limit for Bid No. P-147-98, Purchase of Disposable Medical Supplies for a One Year Period with Health Aid Co., Tampa, Florida.

A-47 BID NO. C-429-97, LABORATORY ANALYTICAL SERVICES - Solid Waste & Water Departments - Approve two thirty day extensions to Bid No. C-429-97, with Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan, Inc., (PBS&J) in an amount not to exceed $43,991 per month in accordance with Article 20 of the original agreement which authorizes the County to unilaterally extend the original contract at the same terms and conditions. Additionally, authorize Director of Purchasing to exercise one additional thirty day extension if necessary.

A-48 RFP C-472-97, THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATOR AND AN OPTIONAL PROPOSAL FOR MANAGED CARE SERVICES - Insurance & Claims Management Division - Approve renewal of existing contract between the Board and Cambridge Integrated Services Group, Inc., for a period of one year beginning June 10, 2000, and ending June 9, 2001, in the amount of $700,000 at the same terms and conditions.

A-49 RFP NO. S-690-99, PROVISION OF PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES - Health & Social Services Department - Award Request for Proposals S-690-99, Provision of Pharmacy Benefit Management Services, to the best proposer, Managed Pharmacy Benefits Incorporated, in an amount not to exceed $147,000 for an initial period of 2-years from the County’s “Notice to Proceed”. Further, reject the proposal submitted by MedImpact HealthCare for the reasons outlined in the background section.

A-50 RFP NO. S-847-00, PROVISION OF AUTOMATED MEDICAL CLAIMS ADJUDICATION SERVICES – Health & Social Services – Award RFP No. S-847-00, Provision of Automated Medical Claims Adjudication Services, for the Health and Social Services Department, to the best proposer, Ascendia Healthcare Management, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,791.560, at the specified unit prices, for a three-year period from the effective date of the County’s Notice to Proceed.

A-51 BID NO. C-872-00 FALKENBURG AWT/VALRICO AWT RECLAIMED WATER PUMPING SYSTEM & TELEMETRY – Water Department – Award Bid No. C-872-00, Falkenburg AWT/Valrico AWT Reclaimed Water Pumping System & Telemetry to the low bidder meeting specifications, Westra Construction Corp., for the amount of $2,202,500.

A-52 BID NO. P-874-00, PURCHASE OF SEVEN (7) TYPE II EMERGENCY RESPONSE VEHICLES - Fleet Management Department - Award Bid No. P-874-00, Purchase of Seven (7) Type II Emergency Response Vehicles to the low bidder meeting specifications, Wheeled Coach Industries of Winter Park, Florida, in the amount of $295,000.00 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-898-00, CIP NO. 50002 & 50003, HILLSBOROUGH HEIGTHS PROPERTY MAINTENANCE & ENVIRONMENTAL SECTION EQUIPMENT STORAGE – Solid Waste – Award Bid No. C-898-00, Hillsborough Heights Property Maintenance & Environmental Section Equipment Storage, to the low bidder meeting specifications, Energy Services & Products Corporation, for the amount of $107,061.47.

A-54 BID NO. C-891-00, CIP NO. 83607, BLEACHERS & PRESSBOX/PROGRESS VILLAGE - Parks & Recreation Department - Reject sole bid submitted for Bid No. C-891-00, Bleachers & Pressbox/Progress Village for reasons indicated in the Background.

A-55 RPS S-894-00, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR COUNTY WIDE TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTION - Public Works Department - Select the following three (3) firms ranked in shortlist order and deemed to be the most highly qualified to perform the required services for County Wide Traffic Data Collection Services.

1. MIS Engineering Corporation,
2. TEI Engineers & Planners
3. Icon Consultant Group, Inc.

Further request Board to authorize staff to negotiate with the selected firms and, if necessary, with additional firms as provided in the Consultants’ Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA), Section 287.055, Florida Statutes.

A-56 BID NO. S-900-00 WRECKER SERVICE FOR CLASS I AND CLASS II VEHICLES - Fleet Management - Award Bid No. S-900-00, Wrecker Services for Class I and Class II vehicles for the Fleet Management Department to Stepp’s Towing Service, the single responsive and responsible bidder meeting the specifications, for an annual amount not to exceed $50,400.00. The contract is for one year beginning on the date of the County's Notice to Proceed. This bid is also available to the Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council.
A-57 CARROLLWOOD SPRINGS RECLAIMED WATER TRANSMISSION MAIN EXTENSION & CARROLLWOOD SPRINGS SUBDIVISION RWIU DISTRIBUTION LINES – Water Department – Award Base Bid No. C-904-00, Carrollwood Springs Reclaimed Water Transmission Main Extension & Carrollwood Springs Subdivision RWIU Distribution Lines to the low bidder meeting specifications, Southwest Contracting, Inc., for the amount of $809,294.14, which includes the acceptance of Alternate 1.

A-58 BID NO. T-918-00, PURCHASE OF PRE-ENGINEERED MODULAR TOILET BUILDINGS FOR A ONE YEAR PERIOD - Parks & Recreation Department - Award Bid No. T-918-00, Purchase of Pre-engineered Modular Toilet Buildings for a One Year Period to the low responsive and responsible bidder meeting specifications Concrete Modular Systems, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida in the estimated amount of $463,904.40. Further request the Board reject the alternate bids from Vision Building Solutions, Tampa, Florida and P&C Thompson Brothers Construction Co. Inc., Leesburg, Florida for the reasons stated in the background. This is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council bid.

A-59 BID NO. C-924-00, CIP NO. VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS, PIPELINE REHABILITATION WORK ORDER CONSTRUCTION SERVICES (WORCS-4) CONTRACT B – Water Department – Award Bid No. C-924-00, Pipeline Rehabilitation Work Order Construction Services (WORCS –4) Contract B, to the low bidder meeting specifications, Insituform Technologies, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.

A-60 BID NO. C-929-00, CIP NO. 39208, SOUTHEAST WIMAUMA WATER PROJECT (SBE SET-ASIDE PROJECT) - Community Improvement Department - Award Bid No. C-929-00, Southeast Wimauma Water Project (SBE Set-Aside Project), to the low bidder meeting specifications, Sunrise Utility Construction, Inc., for the amount of $ 101,931.70-.

A-61 FILE NO. S-980-00, LOAN SERVICING AGREEMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND REHABILITATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING - Community Improvement Department - Approve Loan Servicing Agreement for Development and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing for Community Improvement Department (File No. S-980-00) between Hillsborough County and Multi-Financial Services Company, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $15,000.00 per year in service charges which will be deducted from the proceeds of loan payments received and processed by the Contractor. The period of the contract shall begin on the date approved by the Board and end on September 30, 2003, unless terminated earlier by either party.

A-62 Defer until July 12, 2000 meeting the staff report regarding policy for Drug Free Workplace.

Real Estate

A-63 Approve a purchase agreement from Ashley Gables Partners, Ltd., in the amount of $2,888 for right of way at the intersection of 131st Avenue and 22nd Street (CIP 63024).

A-64 Approve payment of Farm Stores attorney’s fee to William B. Smith, in the amount of $1,500 for representation in conjunction with Hillsborough County’s acquisition of right of way to improve the intersection of 131st Avenue and 22nd Street (CIP 63024).

A-65 Accept a perpetual drainage easement by donation from Ira and Susan E. Herman for Indian Hills Drainage Easement project, and further authorize the processing of instruments for same.

A-66 Approve a conveyance of an off-site drainage easement from Brandon Properties Partners, Ltd., a Florida limited partnership. The subject property is located east of Interstate 75 and south of Bloomingdale Avenue.

A-67 Accept a perpetual easement by donation from the School Board of Hillsborough County, for a sidewalk on Sligh Avenue at King High School.

A-68 Accept a perpetual drainage easement by donation from Jeffery and Sarah Carter for Sumner Road Phase II drainage improvements project and further authorize the processing of instruments for same (CIP 47265).

A-69 Declare surplus and authorize the donation of various items of surplus property (office equipment, computer equipment and office furniture) to qualified non-profit agencies pursuant to the provision of Section 273.01 and 274.05, Florida Statutes or disposal by public auction or sealed bid, pursuant to Section 274.06, Florida Statutes. Further authorize the BOCC Clerk to remove recorded property from the asset inventory records, upon verification of disposal.

A-70 Accept instrument from Centex Homes and Montreux Homeowners Association to Hillsborough County for the donation of a sidewalk easement at Montreux Phase I. Said sidewalk easement is located south of Lutz-Lake Fern Road and contains 0.41 acres, more or less.

A-71 Approve the conveyance of a perpetual easement for ingress and egress to a tract of land owned by Ignacio G. Castano and Cheryl A. Castano for the purpose of providing legal access to their property off Justin Lane in the Hillsborough Acres area, pursuant to Section 704.01(2) Florida Statutes and that the Chairman be authorized to execute same.

A-72 Accept a quit claim deed from Tampa Farm Service, Inc. (TFS) for right of way along Haynes Road that is the subject of a dispute with Tampa Farm Service, Inc. Further, approve a Mutual Release with Tampa Farm Service, Inc. releasing each party from all claims, demands for losses, injuries and damages arising from the ownership and dispute regarding said right of way.

A-73 Approve a Mutual Use and Maintenance of Drainage Improvement Agreement and a Temporary Drainage Easement with Jeffrey L. Greenacre for a drainage pond to be located on the north side of Gunn Highway near Sweetwater Creek.

A-74 Approve a non-exclusive license agreement with the City of Tampa allowing for the installation of eleven (11) antennas on the County’ s communication tower at the Emergency Operations Center. The term of the agreement is thirty five (35) years, at nominal rent.

A-75 Approve and authorize the processing of a perpetual utility and a temporary easement donated to Hillsborough County by Westbrook Eagle River Hills, L.P., for the Lithia Pinecrest (Fishhawk) Recovered Water Transmission Main (CIP 19647).

Solid Waste

A-76 Approve the date of June 15, 2000 at 6:00 p.m. for a public hearing to adopt the Solid Waste Management System rates and assessments.

Water Department

A-77 Approve resolution to dedicate $1,082,794 in Capacity Fees for the Payment of Debt Service. Funding for this dedication is provided by the Utility System Capacity Fees General Operating Account. Further, approve budget amendment to realign $69,847 within the Water and Wastewater Utility System Capacity Fees General Operating Fund.

A-78 Take the following actions to establish new Capacity Assessment Units:

a. Adopt Initial Assessment Resolutions for the following Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Units as the initial procedure in creating a Municipal Service Benefit Unit under Ordinance 96-7.

b. Set a Public Hearing date on June 20, 2000, 2:00 p.m., to consider adopting the Final Assessment Resolutions required by Ordinance 96-7 to create each benefit unit and to implement assessments against each property within each benefit unit for collection of Capacity and Accrued Guaranteed Revenue Fees. 1.) Northwest Water and Wastewater Capacity Assessment Unit (CAU) 00203; 2) Central Water and Wastewater CAU 00206; 3.) South Water and Wastewater CAU 00209.

A-79 Adopt Initial Assessment Resolution for the Carrollwood Springs, Fairway Village, and Cypress Hollow RWIUs. The Initial Assessment Resolution will result in the assessment of properties located within the RWIU to provide for improvement to distribute reclaimed water for irrigation purposes. The Initial Assessment Resolution will include:

a. An estimate of the project costs, which incorporates the construction bids.
b. The method by which the Assessments will be computed and an estimate of the Initial Annual Assessments.
c. Authorization of the Preliminary Assessment Roll.

***County Attorney***

A-80 Approve recommendation of the County Attorney's Office that the Satisfaction of Claim of Liens be accepted and executed by the Board of County Commissioners for the following 10 items listed in the back up material for which payment has been made.

A-81 Approve the Settlement Agreement and General Release with Dames & Moore Group, Inc. in the amount of $70,000 for the purpose of constructing underdrains within Sterling ranch Subdivision, Unit II.

A-82 Accept report regarding Community Resource Workers Cleaning Walls and Bridges, and refer to the PSCC for further study and recommendations.

A-83 Approve and authorize Chairman to execute agreements between Hillsborough County and the following attorneys, to provide legal services for indigent parents in dependency cases in Hillsborough County: Pedro L. Amador, Mark W. Ciaravella, Ray C. Lopez, Aldo Ojeda, William W. Tison.

A-84 Approve and authorize Chairman to execute agreements between Hillsborough County and the following attorneys, recommended by the Conflict Committee to provide Non-Capital Felony and Juvenile/Misdemeanor representation for indigent defendants when the Public Defender’s Office is unable to do so because of a conflict of interest: JUVENILE/MISDEMEANOR: Pedro L. Amador, Mark Hershock, Nancy J. Neaves, Aldo Ojeda, William D. Sites, William W. Tison, Keith A. Warshofsky. NON-CAPITAL FELONY: Joseph M. Davis, Richard Escobar, Robert Foster, Brian Gonzalez, Daniel Hernandez, Carolle Hooper, Walter Lopez, Anthony Marchese, Victor Martinez, Kay McGucken, Scott Robbins, Karen Stanley, Rick Terrana, Charles Traina.

A-85 Defer until June 7, 2000 the report regarding an ordinance to regulate the distribution of fliers at hotels in Unincorporated Hillsborough County. (Deferred from April 19 and May 3 Agendas.)

***Other Offices***

Clerk of the Circuit Court

A-86 Receipt of Official Board Records (reports to be filed in Board Records upon receipt into official records).

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

b. Hillsborough County Solid Waste Resource Recovery Enterprise Fund unaudited interim financial report for three months ended December 31, 1999.

c. Hillsborough County Water and Wastewater System Enterprise Fund unaudited interim financial report for three months ended December 31, 1999.

d. City of Temple Terrace Ordinance 1005 regarding annexation of certain unincorporated area property.

A-87 Approve deletion of capital equipment items from County inventory by various departments, as indicated in agenda backup.

A-88 Approve submission of a certified application to the Department of Revenue for the County to be considered for funds to be distributed in fiscal year 2000-2001, under the Revenue Sharing Act, as required by Florida Statute 218.26(4).

A-89 Approve warrants and direct deposits issued under dates of May 9-15, 2000.

A-90 Approve minutes:

Regular Meeting April 05, 2000
Continued Regular Meeting April 12, 2000
Workshop/Budget Process, TGH, Mediation Settlement April 12, 2000
Public Hearing/First Round Comp Plan Amendments for 2000 April 12, 2000
Public Hearing/Partnership Proposal for TGH April 12, 2000
Land Use April 25, 2000
Public Hearing/First Round Comp Plan Amendments for 2000 April 26, 2000

Court Administrator

A-91 Approve a contract with the Florida Department of Revenue (DOR) to continue funding the Child Support Hearing Officer Program for the period July 1, 2000 through June 20, 2001. DOR provides $114,310.35 and the County provides a match of $58,887.15.

A-92 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $84,108 into the County financial system for an Elder Justice Center Grant received by the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit from the Retirement Research Foundation. Further, authorize an increase of $104,806 in the planned FY 2001 budget to reflect the second year’s funding and approve one new grant funded position to be added to the Courts FTE count.

A-93 Approve an amendment to the contract with the Florida Department of Revenue (DOR) to increase funding the Child Support Hearing Officer Program by $9,552 to a total of $108,867 for the period July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000. DOR provides an additional $6,304 and the County provides $3,248.

Environmental Protection Commission

A-94 Approve budget amendment to appropriate $7,000 from the Pollution Recovery Fund (Escrow Account) for the purchase of a computer, software and reef buoys.

Sheriff’s Office

A-95 Approve budget amendment to realign existing funds within the Sheriff’s budget in the Countywide and Unincorporated General Funds and appropriate $263,000 from the reserve for contingency in the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Fund.

B. REGULAR AGENDA

County Administrator’s Office

B-1 (2:30 time certain) Create “Lonnie Lee Napier Good Neighbor Award Program” as described in outline in written material.

B-2 Status report and recommendations regarding contract negotiations on Tampa General Hospital. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

B-3 (4:00 p.m. time certain) Approve contracts with various hospitals regarding the Hospital Lien Ordinance. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

Economic Development

B-4 Approve an agreement with JayMar Farms, Inc. in the amount of $1,000,000 for the development and construction of a 72 unit farmworker rental housing complex in the Balm area, approve the Land Use Restriction Agreement, and authorize the Chairman to execute future documents related to this project.

Health & Social Services

B-5 Approve the third modification to the Agreement with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., administrators of the Child Protection Team, which increases the annual not-to-exceed amount of the contract from $32,100 to $140,000, for the contract period beginning July 1, 1999, up to and including June 30, 2000, and all ensuing contract periods; replaces Exhibit I, the Fee Schedule; and adds Article XVI, Reimbursement Requests. Further, appropriate by super majority vote, in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $107,9 00 from the General Fund Reserve for contingency to provide funding for physical examinations performed by the Child Protection Team.

Management & Budget/Human Resources

B-6 Blue Ribbon Committee Project.

a. Receive report regarding Employee Suggestion Program.

b. 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) (Continued from May 3 meeting.)

Planning & Growth Management

B-7 Approve transmittal, to the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Hillsborough County Transportation Project Applications for TEA-21 funding.

Real Estate

B-8 (3:30 p.m. time certain) Adopt a resolution regarding the Northwest Utility System Property that states that if any portion of said property is determined to be no longer necessary, useful or profitable in the operations of the Water Department, then the Hillsborough County General Government fund shall have the right of first refusal to purchase said portion of property at the fair market value; further that during the interim, the Parks and Recreation Department shall be responsible for the maintenance of the open space located theron and shall have the right for limited passive recreational uses over and across same.

B-9 (3:30 p.m. time certain) Adopt a Resolution and approve a Land Exchange Agreement with Leslie Land Corporation (LLC). The Agreement provides for Hillsborough County to convey approximately 112 acres of land to LLC. In exchange, Hillsborough County receives approximately 22 acres of land plus a completed Horses for Handicapped Facility constructed thereon. Also, Hillsborough County receives fair market value compensation for the 112 acres in the amount of $1,412,500.

Water Department

B-10 Receive Staff Report on Updated and Revised Water Conservation Technical Committee’s Recommendations for Increased Effectiveness and Aggressiveness in Hillsborough County’s Water Conservation Efforts. Also schedule a Public Hearing for June 7, 2000 at 2:30 p.m. to consider Implementing Recommended Increases in Top Three Tiers of Water Rate Structure.

***County Attorney***

B-11 Consider for approval the proposed policy regarding the collective efforts used among the Hillsborough County Sheriff, the County Attorney’s Office, the County Administrator and, to the extent possible, the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City in attempting to assure maximum recovery of costs for damages to County roadway property.

B-12 Authorize the County Attorney’s Office to settle the case of Hillsborough County vs. Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership, et. al, Case Number: 00-000915 Division B. for $1,000,000 in addition to other terms and conditions set out in the background discussion.
C. PUBLIC HEARINGS

D. SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

D-1 (1:30 p.m. time certain) Appearance by Mr. Jerome Ryans, Executive Director of the City of Tampa Housing Authority to present an update on projects at Tampa Housing Authority and the impact they have, if any, on Hillsborough County. (Deferred from 4/19/00 Agenda per request of Mr. Ryans.)

D-2 (1:45 p.m. time certain) Appearance by Henry Saavedra regarding License of Antenna Sites on Raymond James Stadium.

D-3 (2:15 p.m. time certain) Appearance by Jim Hosler, Planning Commission, regarding update on CENSUS 2000.

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 Platt

E-3 (11:15 a.m. time certain) Authorize the County Attorney to draft an ordinance to create a Manatee Protection Ordinance for Bay Area.

Commissioner Storms

E-4 Discussion relating to fire prevention ordinance with regard to drought conditions.

Commissioner Wacksman

E-5 (2:00 p.m. time certain) Presentation by Jacob Baime of S.W.A.T. (Students Working Against Tobacco).

F. STAFF REPORTS

Public Affairs

F-1 Verbal report regarding legislative issues.

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00 a.m. Consent Items

11:15 a.m. E-3 Authorize the County Attorney to draft an ordinance to create a Manatee Protection Ordinance for Bay Area.

11:45 a.m. Lunch Recess

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by Mr. Jerome Ryans, Executive Director of the City of Tampa Housing Authority to present an update on projects at Tampa Housing Authority and the impact they have, if any, on Hillsborough County. (Deferred from 4/19/00 Agenda per request of Mr. Ryans.)

1:45 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Henry Saavedra regarding License of Antenna Sites on Raymond James Stadium.

2:00 p.m. E-5 Presentation by Jacob Baime of S.W.A.T. (Students Working Against Tobacco).

2:15 p.m. D-3 Appearance by Jim Hosler, Planning Commission, regarding update on CENSUS 2000.

2:30 p.m. B-1 Create “Lonnie Lee Napier Good Neighbor Award Program” as described in outline in written material.

3:30 p.m B-8 Adopt a resolution regarding the Northwest Utility System Property that states that if any portion of said property is determined to be no longer necessary, useful or profitable in the operations of the Water Department, then the Hillsborough County General Government fund shall have the right of first refusal to purchase said portion of property at the fair market value; further that during the interim, the Parks and Recreation Department shall be responsible for the maintenance of the open space located theron and shall have the right for limited passive recreational uses over and across same.

B-9 Adopt a Resolution and approve a Land Exchange Agreement with Leslie Land Corporation (LLC). The Agreement provides for Hillsborough County to convey approximately 112 acres of land to LLC. In exchange, Hillsborough County receives approximately 22 acres of land plus a completed Horses for Handicapped Facility constructed thereon. Also, Hillsborough County receives fair market value compensation for the 112 acres in the amount of $1,412,500.

4:00 p.m. B-3 Approve contracts with various hospitals regarding the Hospital Lien Ordinance. (Written material to be provided under separate cover.)

ISSUES FOR FUTURE BOCC CONSIDERATION

(TENTATIVE -- SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

As of May 10, 2000

DATE

ISSUE

COORDINATOR

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

Resolution of disputed water bills

Report on non-traditional hours for code enforcement personnel in order to more adequately monitor code violations.

Report on City of Tampa’s policies regarding water restrictions

Presentation on Internet access at public libraries

Bean, C. Johnson

Hunzeker, E. Johnson

Shoemaker, Radice

Shoemaker, McWeeny

Shoemaker, McConnell

Shoemaker, McWeeny

Comm. Storms

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 procurement and MBE (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).

Report regarding adult use facilities next to schools and neighborhoods and results of meeting with property owners, School Board, and Sheriff’s Office on this issue to examine ways in which public safety can be addressed.

Shoemaker, Adams

 

Shoemaker

Aug. 9 –11:00 am

Joint meeting with Citizens Advisory Committee

Levine

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 17, 2000, AGENDA

OFF-THE-AGENDA ITEMS:

B-13 Amendment #3 to the 1999-2000 Medicaid Waiver Spending Authority Contract with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

B-14 Report by County Attorney on obtaining an outside legal consultant to assist with constitutional issues related to the new legislation on the Indigent Health Care Tax.

E-6 Presentation by Rick Garrity, Administrator of Water Resources Team, on the Tampa Bay Water Reservoir. (Comm. Hart)

E-7 Discussion regarding land in Gibsonton area for the purpose of building a clinic for the medically underserved.
(Comm. Storms)

DEFERRALS/DELETIONS:

B-5 Third modification to the Agreement with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., administrators of the Child Protection Team. Delete from agenda.

CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA:

A-50 RFP NO. S-847-00, PROVISION OF AUTOMATED MEDICAL CLAIMS ADJUDICATION SERVICES – Health & Social Services - Correct amount to read $2,791,560

A-84 Approve and authorize Chairman to execute agreements between Hillsborough County and the following attorneys, recommended by the Conflict Committee to provide Non-Capital Felony and Juvenile/Misdemeanor representation for indigent defendants when the Public Defender’s Office is unable to do so because of a conflict of interest: …NON CAPITAL FELONY: Joseph M. Davis, Richard Escobar, Robert Foster, .… - Correct Robert Foster to read Robert Fraser.

B-4 Approve an agreement with JayMar Farms, Inc. -Correct Department to read Community Improvement.

B-5 Third modification to Agreement with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc…in accordance with BOCC Policy 03.02.05.00, $107,9 00 from the General Fund Reserve…. – Correct dollar amount to read $107,900

E-3 Correct item to read: Authorize County Attorney to draft an ordinance to create a Manatee Protection Ordinance for the Bay Area which abuts the Harbor Bay DRI (#241).

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT FOR DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS:

A-10 Adopt the resolution which approves the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100's Prospect #00-033, as a Qualified Applicant to Florida's Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program. (Comm. Platt)

LIST OF ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR A TIME CERTAIN:

11:00 a.m. Consent Items

11:15 a.m. E-3 Authorize the County Attorney to draft an ordinance to create a Manatee Protection Ordinance for Bay Area which abuts the Harbor Bay DRI (#241).

11:45 a.m. Lunch Recess

1:30 p.m. D-1 Appearance by Mr. Jerome Ryans, Executive Director of the City of Tampa Housing Authority to present an update on projects at Tampa Housing Authority and the impact they have, if any, on Hillsborough County. (Deferred from 4/19/00 Agenda per request of Mr. Ryans.)

1:45 p.m. D-2 Appearance by Henry Saavedra regarding License of Antenna Sites on Raymond James Stadium.

2:00 p.m. E-5 Presentation by Jacob Baime of S.W.A.T. (Students Working Against Tobacco).

2:15 p.m. D-3 Appearance by Jim Hosler, Planning Commission, regarding update on CENSUS 2000.

2:30 p.m. B-1 Create “Lonnie Lee Napier Good Neighbor Award Program” as described in outline in written material.

3:00 p.m. E-4 Discussion relating to fire prevention ordinance with regard to drought conditions.

3:15 p.m. B-12 Authorize the County Attorney’s Office to settle the case of Hillsborough County vs. Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership, et. al, Case Number: 00-000915 Division B. for $1,000,000 in addition to other terms and conditions set out in the background discussion.

3:30 p.m. B-9 Adopt a Resolution and approve a Land Exchange Agreement with Leslie Land Corporation (LLC). The Agreement provides for Hillsborough County to convey approximately 112 acres of land to LLC. In exchange, Hillsborough County receives approximately 22 acres of land plus a completed Horses for Handicapped Facility constructed thereon. Also, Hillsborough County receives fair market value compensation for the 112 acres in the amount of $1,412,500.

B-8 Adopt a resolution regarding the Northwest Utility System Property that states that if any portion of said property is determined to be no longer necessary, useful or profitable in the operations of the Water Department, then the Hillsborough County General Government fund shall have the right of first refusal to purchase said portion of property at the fair market value; further that during the interim, the Parks and Recreation Department shall be responsible for the maintenance of the open space located theron and shall have the right for limited passive recreational uses over and across same.

4:00 p.m. B-3 Approve contracts with various hospitals regarding the Hospital Lien Ordinance.

B-14 Report by County Attorney on obtaining an outside legal consultant to assist with constitutional issues related to the new legislation on the Indigent Health Care Tax.

A D J O U R N M E N T




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