April 1, 2010

8:30 AM

 

 

 

Welcome to the City of St. Petersburg City Council meeting.  To assist the City Council in conducting the City’s business, we ask that you observe the following:

 

1.            If you are speaking under the Public Hearings, Appeals or Open Forum sections of the agenda, please observe the time limits indicated on the agenda.

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GENERAL AGENDA INFORMATION

 

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If you are deaf/hard of hearing and require the services of an interpreter, please contact the City Clerk, 893-7448, or call our TDD Number, 892-5259, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting and we will provide that service for you.

 


April 1, 2010

8:30 AM

 

Council Meeting

A.          Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call.

Invocation and Pledge to the Flag of the United States of America.

B.          Approval of Agenda with Additions and Deletions.

C.          Consent Agenda (see attached)

D.          Awards and Presentations

1.         Update on USF - St. Petersburg  -  Margaret Sullivan, Regional Chancellor, USF-St. Petersburg.

 

 
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2.         Census Presentation.

 

 
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E.          Public Hearings and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings - 9:00 A.M.

Public Hearings

 

NOTE:  The following Public Hearing items have been submitted for consideration by the City Council.  If you wish to speak on any of the Public Hearing items, please obtain one of the YELLOW cards from the containers on the wall outside of Council Chamber, fill it out as directed, and present it to the Clerk.  You will be given 3 minutes ONLY to state your position on any item but may address more than one item.

1.         Ordinance 1015-V approving the vacation of the remaining 160 feet (MOL) of 7th Avenue South lying east of Lot 1, Block 1, USF Replat and west of 1st Street South.  (City File 09-33000015)

 

 
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2.         Ordinance 1016-V approving the vacation of the remaining isolated partial alley located north of 108th Avenue North and east of 4th Street North.  (City File 09-33000014)

 

 
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3.         Ordinance 974-G creating the St. Petersburg's Red Light Safety Act; authorizing the City to permit and implement the use of automated image capture technologies and intersection monitoring equipment and technologies for violations; providing enforcement procedures; and providing for exceptions.

 

 
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4.         Ordinance 975-G providing for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in a portion of North Straub Park for an event to be held on April 11, 2010; providing exemptions from City Code Sections including but not limited to those Code Sections dealing with alcoholic beverages being sold and consumed in City Parks.

 

 
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F.           Reports

1.         Update on Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA).  (Councilmember Danner)  (Oral)

 

 
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2.         Pinellas Planning Council Update.  (Councilmember Kennedy) (Oral)

 

 
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3.         Roadway, Sidewalk and Bridge Management Programs. (Oral)

 

 
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4.         Awarding blanket purchase agreements to All About Hauling, Inc., Angelo's Aggregate Materials, LLC d/b/a Angelo's Recycled Materials, and Florida Dirt Source, LLC for road and landscape materials at an estimated annual cost of $200,000.

 

 
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5.         Accepting a proposal from Pinellas County Urban League, Inc. for management of the youth workplace readiness program for the Human Resources Department in the amount of $37,300.

 

 
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6.         Setting April 15, 2010 as the public hearing date for the adoption of a "201 Facilities Plan Update" as the planning document for the wastewater management system.

 

 
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G.          New Ordinances - (First Reading of Title and Setting of Public Hearing)

 

H.          New Business

1.         Requesting City Council endorse the PACE Financing Legislation.  (Councilmember Nurse)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a request to explore ways to provide full funding for the Teen Camp Scholarship Program.  (Councilmember Kornell) (Revised language)

 

 
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3.         Referring to the Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee for review the City's procurement and purchasing process.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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4.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a review of the enforcement process for illegal parking on yards, the tree line and right-of-way.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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I.             Council Committee Reports

1.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (3/25/10)

 

 
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2.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (3/25/10)

 

 
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3.         Housing Services Committee.  (3/25/10)

 

 
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(a)    Authorizing the Mayor to negotiate and provide a 0% interest Neighborhood Stabilization Program ("NSP") loan in the amount of $1,434,076 to Boley Centers, Inc. ("Boley") for the acquisition and rehabilitation or new construction of the Fountain View Apartments located at 425 and 430 13th Avenue South ("Development"), including the provisions that Boley be allowed to assign the loan and convey the property to its development partners Catholic Charities Inc. and Family Resources, Inc. upon completion of construction and that at the end of a successful thirty-year affordability period the loan be forgiven; subject to  Housing & Community Development staff review and approval of: 1) the management agreement between Boley, Catholic Charities, Inc. and Family Resources, Inc., 2) an appraisal dated within 60 days of the final offer, and 3) compliance with all NSP regulatory closing requirements; and authorizing the Mayor to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

(b)   Resolution to extend the closing date from March 6, 2010 to July 31, 2010, and to allow a change in the Florida Housing Finance Corporation ("FHFC") funding source from the 9% Tax Credit Program to the FHFC administered American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ("ARRA") of 2009 Tax Credit exchange Program.

J.            Legal

1.         Diana Lee - Proposed Worker's Compensation settlement.

 

 
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K.          Open Forum

 

If you wish to address City Council on subjects other than public hearing or quasi-judicial items listed on this agenda, please sign up with the Clerk prior to the meeting.  Only the individual wishing to speak may sign the Open Forum sheet and only City residents, owners of property in the City, owners of businesses in the City or their employees may speak.  All issues discussed under Open Forum must be limited to issues related to the City of St. Petersburg government.

 

Speakers will be called to address Council according to the order in which they sign the Open Forum sheet.  In order to provide an opportunity for all citizens to address Council, each individual will be given three (3) minutes.  The nature of the speakers' comments will determine the manner in which the response will be provided.  The response will be provided by City staff and may be in the form of a letter or a follow-up phone call depending on the request.

 

L.          Adjournment

Consent Agenda I



Consent Agenda A

April 1, 2010

 

NOTE:  Business items listed on the yellow Consent Agenda cost more than one-half million dollars while the blue Consent Agenda includes routine business items costing less than that amount.

(Purchasing)

1.         Approving the purchase of replacement refuse trucks from Kenworth of Central Florida, Inc. for the Sanitation Department at a total cost of $1,403,444.

 

 
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2.         North Bay Trail Project:

 

 
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(a)    Awarding a contract to Frederick Derr & Company, Incorporated in the amount of $804,784.30 for the North Bay Trail project. (Engineering Project No. 09018-212; Oracle No. 12354), (FPN 424532 7 58 01).

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 to Task Order No. 08-2-SCI/T to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Sprinkle Consulting, Inc., in the amount not to exceed $62,740 for construction phase services for the North Bay Trail - 1st Street North - from 30th to 54th Avenue North - FPN 406484-2.  (Engineering Project No. 09018-212; Oracle No. 12354)

Consent Agenda II



Consent Agenda B

April 1, 2010

 

NOTE:  The Consent Agenda contains normal, routine business items that are very likely to be approved by the City Council by a single motion.  Council questions on these items were answered prior to the meeting.  Each Councilmember may, however, defer any item for added discussion at a later time.

(Purchasing)

1.         Approving the purchase of replacement vehicles from Bartow Chevrolet Company, Inc. for the Fleet Management Department at a total cost of $275,728.00

 

 
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2.         Awarding blanket purchase agreements to All About Hauling, Inc., Angelo's Aggregate Materials, LLC d/b/a Angelo's Recycled Materials, and Florida Dirt Source, LLC for road and landscape materials at an estimated annual cost of $200,000.  [Moved to Reports as F-4]

 

 
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3.         Awarding a blanket purchase agreement to W.W. Grainger Inc. for industrial supplies at an estimated annual cost of $164,000.

 

 
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4.         Accepting a bid from Welch Tennis Courts, Inc. for tennis and shuffleboard court resurfacing for a total cost of $147,300.

 

 
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5.         Awarding a contract to Duncan Seawall, Dock, Boat and Lift, LLC in the amount of $145,868.00 for the Arterial Channel E Dredging Project (Engineering Project Number 05090-110; Oracle Number 10542).

 

 
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6.         Accepting a proposal from Pinellas County Urban League, Inc. for management of the youth workplace readiness program for the Human Resources Department in the amount of $37,300.  [Moved to Reports as F-5]

 

 
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(City Development)

7.         Authorizing the Mayor to purchase the following properties under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program:

 

 
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(a)    One (1) abandoned and unoccupied property in foreclosure located at 2746         - 15th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, for the sum of $72,270, subject to the        required Environmental Review Record report result being a Finding of No Significant Impact; to pay closing related costs not to exceed $7,500; to rehabilitate or reconstruct the property for an amount not to exceed $100,000; and to sell the property in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Section 2301(d)(2) of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.

(b)   One (1) bank-owned, foreclosed and unoccupied property located at 2223 - 36th Street South, St. Petersburg, for the sum of $27,720, subject to the required Environmental Review Record report result being a Finding of No Significant Impact; to pay closing related costs not to exceed $7,500; to rehabilitate or reconstruct the property for an amount not to exceed $100,000; and to sell the property in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Section 2301(d)(2) of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.

(c)    One (1) bank-owned, foreclosed and unoccupied property located at 1814 - 10th Street South, St. Petersburg, for the sum of $35,000, subject to the required Environmental Review Record report result being a Finding of No Significant Impact; to pay closing related costs not to exceed $7,500; to rehabilitate or reconstruct the property for an amount not to exceed $100,000; and to sell the property in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Section 2301(d)(2) of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008.

(Leisure & Community Services)

8.         Approving the First Amendment for GNP 09-06 St. Pete Preservation Plaques Neighborhood Partnership Grant Contract.

 

 
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(Public Works)

9.         Setting April 15, 2010 as the public hearing date for the adoption of a "201 Facilities Plan Update" as the planning document for the wastewater management system.  [Moved to Reports as F-6]

 

 
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(Appointments)

10.     Approving the appointment of Kenneth A. Gutierrez to the Board of Trustees of the Fire Pension Fund to serve the remainder of the term ending September 30, 2010.

 

 
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11.     Resolution confirming the appointment of Mary Pocengal, Darren Bishop and David S. Frutko as regular members to the Arts Advisory Committee to fill unexpired three-year terms ending September 30, 2012.

 

 
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12.     Resolution confirming the Mayor's appointments to the Consolidated Plan Ad Hoc Application Review Committee for FY 2010 - FY 2011.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

13.     Approving minutes of the January 21 and February 4, 2010 City Council meetings.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 


 


Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

 

CRA/Agenda Review (4/15/10)

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

Council Workshop – Port Master Plan Update

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

 

Council Workshop – Mahaffey Theater, Mahaffey Foundation, and Florida Orchestra

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Room 100


 

 

Arts Advisory

5 Regular Members

(Terms expire 9/30/10 & 9/30/12)

 

City Beautiful

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 12/31/12)

 

Code Enforcement Board

2 Regular Members (Architect and Realtor  categories)

(Terms expire 12/31/11 & 12/31/12)

 

 

 

Commission on Aging

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 12/31/10)

 

Nuisance Abatement Board

1 Alternate Member

(Term expires 8/31/10)