August 26, 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:

 

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August 26, 2010

3:00 PM

 

ouncil 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.         Proclamation recognizing the League of Women Voters.

 

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

Setting September 2, 2010 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):

1.         Amending Section 27-296.2 of the St. Petersburg City Code regarding recovered materials dealers; revising the application process and procedures; revising the fee remittance requirements for collection of non-recovered materials; implementing requirements for recovered materials dealers to obtain a bond and liability insurance; implementing times for collections and the method of collection of recovered materials; giving the City the ability to deny, suspend, and/or revoke a recovered materials dealer's permit agreement and permit.

 

 
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2.         Amending Chapter 27, Article VII, Division III of the St. Petersburg City Code regarding private collectors; adding requirements for private collectors to do business in St. Petersburg; revising the application process; clarifying the bond and insurance requirements; clarifying the City's ability to collect unpaid roll off fees; expanding the City's ability to deny, suspend, and/or revoke a private collector's permit agreement and permit.

Setting September 16, 2010 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinances(s):

 

 
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3.         Rescinding the Gateway Centre St. Petersburg Development of Regional Impact (DRI) Development Order, and entering into a Development Agreement with the property owner, Jabil Circuit.

 

 
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(a)    Ordinance rescinding the Development Order for the Gateway Centre St. Petersburg DRI.

(b)   Ordinance approving a Development Agreement with Jabil Circuit.

F.           Reports

1.         Committee to Advocate for Persons with Impairments (C.A.P.I.) FY 08 & FY 09 Bi-Annual Report.

 

 
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2.         Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council.  (Councilmember Newton) (Oral)

 

 
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3.         Raytheon Update.  (Oral)

 

 
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4.         Tampa Bay Estuary.  (Councilmember Kornell) (Oral)

 

 
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5.         Tampa Bay Water.  (Councilmember Nurse) (Oral)

 

 
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6.         Approving the transfer of $12,636 from the unappropriated balance Economic Development Grant Fund (1101) to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $12,636 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from the transfer, to the Dome Industrial Park Redevelopment Project (C133242).

 

 
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7.         Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Lease Agreement with Hap O'Neill, Incorporated, a Florida corporation, d/b/a O'Neill's Marina, for the operation of a marina located on City-owned waterfront property at 6701 - 34th Street South, St. Petersburg for a term of five (5) years.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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8.         Authorizing the acceptance of an award from KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization, for a playground and playground construction assistance; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Community Partner Agreement between KaBOOM!, the City of St. Petersburg, Florida ("City"), and Boley Centers Inc. ("Boley"), and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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9.         Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $11,310.76 resulting from Progress Energy rebates to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), Energy Enhancements FY08 Project (11616).

 

 
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10.     Pier Update.  (Oral)

 

 
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G.          New Business

1.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee the implementation of stricter regulations concerning domestic equipment storage on city streets and rights-of-way. (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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2.         Requesting the reappointment of Councilmember Herb Polson to the PSTA Board of Directors for a term beginning October 1,  2010 - September 30, 2013.(Chair Curran)

 

 
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H.          Council Committee Reports

1.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (8/12/10)

 

 
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(a)    Adopting amended Fiscal Policies for Fiscal Year 2011 to establish fund balance targets as necessary for sound financial management and to include the conditions under which the economic stability fund may be used and establishing a method for replenishment of the fund as necessary in order to meet the approved fund balance target, and to include changes in the Fiscal Policies reflecting guidance provided by Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement #54.

2.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (8/12/10)

 

 
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I.             Legal

1.         Authorizing the Mayor or designee to execute a settlement agreement reached with the Florida Attorney General and Office Depot for  a settlement payment to Florida customers who purchased office supplies from Office Depot from January 2006 to March 2009.

 

 
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J.            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 preliminary assessment for Lot Clearing LCA 1480.

 

 
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2.         Confirming preliminary assessment for Building Demolition No. DMO 373.

 

 
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3.         Confirming preliminary assessment for Building Securing No. SEC 1142.

 

 
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4.         Ordinance 989-G designating the community playground at the northeast intersection of 64th Street South and 5th Avenue South as a Non-Charter Park and naming such community playground the "Royal 'Roy' Eden, Jr. Community Playground;" and amending Section 21-90 of Chapter 21, City Code.

 

 
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5.         A resolution approving a Substantial Amendment to the City's FY 2008-2009 Annual Action Plan ("Amendment") modifying the City's Neighborhood Stabilization Program ("NSP") strategy budgets to reduce the "Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Sale or Rental of Foreclosed Properties" Strategy budget by $1,181,443 of which 1) $950,000 will be allocated to increase the "Land Bank" Strategy budget to an amount of $1,450,000, 2) $155,100 will be allocated to increase the "Demolition of Foreclosed Properties" Strategy budget to a new total of $255,100, and 3) $76,343 will be allocated to increase the "Redevelopment of Demolished or Vacant Properties" Strategy budget to a new total of  $176,343 in order to allow the City to expend or obligate all City NSP funding prior to the September 3, 2010 deadline; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to submit the Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") and to execute all documents necessary to implement the Amendment.

 

 
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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


August 26, 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.         Awarding a contract to Kilgore Construction, LLC in the amount of $600,000 for the Citywide Curb Repair and Replacement.  (Engineering Project Number 10040-110; Oracle Numbers 12538 and 12539)

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


August 26, 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.         Awarding an annual blanket purchase agreement to Designlab, Inc. for police and fire uniforms at an estimated cost of $105,000.

 

 
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2.         Accepting a proposal from Sungard Public Sector, Inc., a sole source supplier for a software maintenance agreement for the ICS department at an estimated annual amount of $169,622.27.

 

 
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3.         Awarding a blanket purchase agreement with Staples Contract and Commercial, Inc., for office supplies at an estimated annual cost of $432,000.

 

 
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(City Development)

4.         Approving the transfer of $12,636 from the unappropriated balance Economic Development Grant Fund (1101) to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $12,636 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from the transfer, to the Dome Industrial Park Redevelopment Project (C133242).  [Moved to Reports as F-6]

 

 
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5.         Authorizing the Mayor to purchase under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, one (1) bank-owned, foreclosed and unoccupied property located at 1715 30th South, St. Petersburg, for the sum of $19,800, 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.

 

 
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6.         Authorizing the Mayor to purchase five (5) parcels for block consolidation purposes within the Dome Industrial Park Community Redevelopment Area for a sum not to exceed $350,000 in the aggregate; to pay closing related costs not to exceed $16,000 in the aggregate; to pay tenant relocation assistance in accordance with the City of St. Petersburg's Tenant Relocation Policy not to exceed $2,000; to provide an allowance for demolition and environmental services in the amount of $20,000; and approving a transfer in the amount of $123,710.43 from the unappropriated balance of the Industrial Development Fund (0005) to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); approving a transfer in the amount of $264,289.57 from the unappropriated balance of the Land Sale Proceeds Designation in the General Fund (0001) to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $388,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from these transfers, to the Dome Industrial Park Property Purchases Project (12780).

 

 
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7.         Authorizing the Mayor to execute an eighteen (18) month License Agreement with John Henry Sculptor, Inc., to display the sculpture titled "Big Max" on a portion of the City-owned Park and Waterfront Property known as Straub Park, at a use fee of $100.00 for the entire term.(Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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8.         Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Lease Agreement with Hap O'Neill, Incorporated, a Florida corporation, d/b/a O'Neill's Marina, for the operation of a marina located on City-owned waterfront property at 6701 - 34th Street South, St. Petersburg for a term of five (5) years.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)  [Moved to Reports as F-7]

 

 
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(Leisure & Community Services)

9.         Authorizing the acceptance of an award from KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization, for a playground and playground construction assistance; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Community Partner Agreement between KaBOOM!, the City of St. Petersburg, Florida ("City"), and Boley Centers Inc. ("Boley"), and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.  [Moved to Reports as F-8]

 

 
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(Public Works)

10.     Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $11,310.76 resulting from Progress Energy rebates to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), Energy Enhancements FY08 Project (11616).  [Moved to Reports as F-9]

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

11.     Authorizing the Mayor to accept a one year contract between the School Board of Pinellas County, Florida and the City of St. Petersburg for the continuation of the School Resource Officer Program in the public school system of Pinellas County, and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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12.     Approving minutes of the June 3, June 10 and June 17, 2010 City Council meetings.

 

 
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13.     Adopting a policy regarding the temporary loan and placement of art on City property.


 

 
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End notes

 

Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

 

 

CRA/Agenda Review (9/2/10)

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2011 Budget Public Hearings

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Beautiful

3 Regular Members

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

 

 

 

 

Code Enforcement Board

1 Regular Member (Architect category)

(Term expires 12/31/11)

 

Nuisance Abatement Board

1 Alternate Member

(Term expires 8/31/10)