July 22, 2010

3:00 PM

 

 

 

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.

2.            Placards and posters are not permitted in the Chamber.  Applause is not permitted except in connection with Awards and Presentations.

3.            Please do not address Council from your seat.  If asked by Council to speak to an issue, please do so from the podium.

4.            Please do not pass notes to Council during the meeting.

5.            Please be courteous to other members of the audience by keeping side conversations to a minimum.

6.            The Fire Code prohibits anyone from standing in the aisles or in the back of the room.

7.            If other seating is available, please do not occupy the seats reserved for individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing.

GENERAL AGENDA INFORMATION

 

For your convenience, a copy of the agenda material is available for your review at the Main Library, 3745 Ninth Avenue North, and at the City Clerk’s Office, 1st Floor, City Hall, 175 Fifth Street North, on the Monday preceding the regularly scheduled Council meeting. The agenda and backup material is posted on the City’s website @ www.stpete.org.  A copy is also available on the podium outside Council Chamber at the start of the Council meeting.

 

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.

 


July 22, 2010

3:00 PM

 

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.         Presentation recognizing Katelyn Geeenleaf, Northside Christian School Girls Athlete of the Year.

 

 
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2.         Proclamation recognizing Bank of America for their outstanding community involvement.

 

 
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E.          Correspondence

 

NOTE:  Only the person who has written the letter, or an authorized representative, will be permitted to speak in connection with an item of correspondence.  The person speaking will be given three minutes ONLY to state the request.  In some instances and at the discretion of City Council, more than three minutes speaking time will be granted.

1.         Mr. David Salverson, CFO,  Northeast Exchange Club, requesting to appear before City Council to request the sale of alcohol in a City park during Ribfest 2010.

 

 
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2.         Mr. Charles W. Ross, President, Tampa Bay Blues Foundation, Inc., requesting to appear before City Council to request the sale of alcohol in a City park during the Tampa Bay Blue Festival 2011.

 

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

Setting August 5, 2010 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):

1.         Authorizing encumbrances on the Albert Whitted Municipal Airport property in accordance with Section 1.02(c)(5)B., St. Petersburg City Charter, for receipt of a Federal Aviation Administration grant in an amount not to exceed $996,550 for the Taxiway D, Ramp and REILS project at the Airport; authorizing the Mayor to apply for and accept the Grant in an amount not to exceed $996,550; authorizing the Mayor to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Ordinance; and approving supplemental appropriations from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Airport Capital Improvement Fund (4033).

 

 
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G.          Reports

 

H.          New Business

1.         Resolution to support Evan Longoria's Pepsi Refresh Challenge to benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center.

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for discussion a request to name the community playground at the northeast intersection of 64th Street South and 5th Avenue after the late Roy Eden, Jr.  (Councilmember Polson)

 

 

 
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I.             Council Committee Reports

 

J.            Legal

 

K.          Public Hearings and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings - 6:00 P.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.         Confirming the Preliminary Assessment for Lot Clearing Number 1479.

 

 
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2.         Confirming the Preliminary Assessment for Building Securing Number 1141.

 

 
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3.         Resolution approving the FY 2010/2011 Annual Action Plan ("Plan"); authorizing the Mayor or his designee to submit said Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and to execute all documents and contracts necessary for implementation of the Plan.

 

 
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First Reading and First Public Hearings

Setting September 2, 2010 as the second reading and second public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s).

4.         Proposed amendments to the Local Government Comprehensive Plan.  (City File LGCP 2010-02)

 

 
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(a)    Ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan pursuant to Chapter 163, Part II, F.S., related to the adoption of a new Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Overlay, and text amendments to the General Introduction and Definitions, Future Land Use Element, Transportation Element, Intergovernmental Coordination Element, and the Public School Facilities Element.

(b)   Ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan pursuant to Chapter 163, Part II, F.S., related to the adoption of a new Comprehensive Land Use Plan which helps implement St. Pete Vision 2020, and text amendments to the Vision Element and Future Land Use Element.

(c)    Resolution transmitting the proposed amendments for state, regional and county review, in accordance with Chapter 163, F.S., and Rule 9J-11, F.A.C.

 

L.          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.

 

M.        Adjournment

CRA


St. Petersburg

Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

July 22, 2010

 

 

1.         City Council Convenes as Community Redevelopment Agency.

 

 
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2.         Resolution of the St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) finding the "First and Third Hotel" project, located at 316 - 1st Street North, consistent with the Intown Redevelopment Plan, as reviewed in Community Redevelopment Agency Report IRP 10-3a.  [Deferred from the 7/15/10 Council meeting.]

 

 
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3.         Adjourn Community Redevelopment Agency.

 

 
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Consent Agenda I


nsent Agenda II


Consent Agenda

July 22, 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.

 

(City Development)

1.         Authorizing the Mayor, or his designee, to sell the City-owned property located at 1032 Melrose Avenue South, St. Petersburg, to Pinellas Habitat for Humanity, Inc. for $3,500.

 

 
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2.         Authorizing the Mayor, or his designee, to execute a License Agreement with The Junior League of St. Petersburg Florida, Incorporated, a Florida not-for-profit corporation, for nominal consideration, for the use of an unimproved City-owned parcel located at approximately 2180 - 13th Avenue South for parking vehicles while hosting a community event.

 

 
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(Public Works)

3.         Authorizing the Mayor, or his designee, to execute an agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Brown and Caldwell, in the amount of $258,397 for professional consulting services for the Biosolids and Yard Wastes to Energy Conversion Project; including all other documents necessary to effectuate this agreement, and appropriating $382,000 for engineering services from the unappropriated fund balance of the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund (4003) to the WRF Biosolid and Yard Wastes to Energy Conversion Project (12761).  (Engineering Project No. 09027-121; Oracle No. 12761)

 

 
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Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

Joint City Council/Pier Advisory Task Force Workshop

Friday, July 16, 2010, 3:00 p.m., Mahaffey Theater (Grand Ballroom)

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Arts Funding Committee

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 11:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Council Workshop – Mahaffey Mix of Events

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

 

“Haven for Hope” Presentation

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Sunken Gardens (Garden Room, 2nd Floor)

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, July 29, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, July 29, 2010, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Housing Services Committee

Thursday, July 29, 2010, 10:30 a.m., Room 100

 

CRA/Agenda Review (8/5/10)

Thursday, July 29, 2010, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

Committee of the Whole – Downtown Parking Update

Thursday, July 29, 2010, immediately following Agenda Review, Room 100

 

 

FY 2011 Budget Public Hearings

Thursday, September 9 and September 23, 2010, 6:00 p.m., Council Chamber


 

 

Arts Advisory

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 9/30/10)

 

City Beautiful

3 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/10, 12/31/11 & 12/31/12)

 

 

 

 

Code Enforcement Board

2 Regular Members (Architect and Realtor  categories)

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

 

Nuisance Abatement Board

1 Alternate Member

(Term expires 8/31/10)