October 7, 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:

 

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October 7, 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)

Awards & Presentations:

1.       Resolution of Memorial Tribute to the Family of former Mayor Herman Goldner.

D.          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 997-G relating to the parking of motor vehicles; adding a definition for pay by cell phone to Section 26-1 of the St. Petersburg City Code; and creating Section 26-156.5 of the St. Petersburg City Code to establish a system of paid parking by cell phone.

 

 
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2.         Ordinance 998-G designating a portion of the downtown area as a "Clean Zone" for Major League Baseball Playoffs and World Series Events, and a Resolution to establish the 2010 dates when the "Clean Zone" shall be in effect.

 

 
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E.          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.         Energy Grant Program for Not-for-Profits. (Oral)

 

 
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4.         Approving funding for various Arts and Cultural agencies in the amount of $175,000 for the period October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to affect the intent of the Resolution with each agency.

 

 
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5.         Accepting a grant from the Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. ("CCC") in the amount of $105,334 for the Walter Fuller Recreation Center's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an agreement and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction with CCC; approving a supplemental appropriation of $105,334 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department WF 21 CCLC FY11 Project.

 

 
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6.         Approving the Social Services Allocation Committee and administration recommendations for FY11 funding of $426,000, to provide operating support to social service agencies serving residents of St. Petersburg for the period of October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.

 

 
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7.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a standard form agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc. in the amount of $100,000 for services and operating expenses for Pinellas Hope.

 

 
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8.         Accepting a grant from the Juvenile Welfare Board ("JWB") in the amount of $351,880 ("Grant") for the operation of a South County Truancy Interdiction Center; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an agreement with JWB, a Program Agreement with the Police Athletic League of St. Petersburg, Inc. to perform the City's duties under the Grant and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction; and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $351,880 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Special Projects General Fund (0003) resulting from these additional revenues to the Police Department, South County Truancy Center Project (11101).

 

 

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

Setting October 21, 2010 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):

1.         Approving the vacation of the 25-foot wide street easement lying within the west 25 feet of Lot 1, Block 1, Pease Replat, located at 995 - 16th Street North. (City File 10-33000002)

 

 
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2.         Proposed amendment to the Local Government Comprehensive Plan.  (City File LGCP/CIE-2010)

 

 
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(a)    Ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan to implement legislative requirements of Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes, related to the annual update of the Capital Improvements Element.

3.         Ordinance amending Section 27-296.2(j) of the St. Petersburg City Code regarding recovered materials dealers.

 

 
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G.          New Business

1.         Referring Lobby Disclosure to the Budget, Finance and Taxation Committee for discussion.  (Councilmember Nurse)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for discussion Historic Sites and Points of Interest Indicator Signage.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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3.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for discussion the banning of smoking on City beaches.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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4.         Referring to the Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee for discussion a program where citizens can have the choice on their water bill to donate a small amount of money to a worthwhile cause.  (Councilmember Kornell)

 

 
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5.         Requesting City Council approve the establishment of an endowment for the Arts, Social Services and Youth Development.  (Councilmember Kornell)

 

 

 
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H.          Council Committee Reports

1.         Legislative Affairs & Intergovernmental Relations Committee.  (9/23/10) (Oral)

 

 
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2.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (9/30/10)

 

 
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(a)    Resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an amendment to the Agency Agreement between the Pinellas Association for Retarded Children ("PARC"), Inc. and the City which provides Community Development Block Grant funds to make improvements to PARC's existing buildings located at 3190 75th Street North and 3025 and 3101 76th Way North ("facilities"), that changes the performance requirement to allow PARC to reduce its client intake or City residents from 100% to 80% at the facilities; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Resolution.

3.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (9/30/10)

 

 
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(a)    Resolution approving an intersection public safety program that is City Managed and Operated - Contractor Provides Cameras and Event Processing Program; and authorizing Administration to proceed with implementing the program.

4.         Housing Services Committee.  (9/30/10)

 

 

 
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I.             Legal


J.            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.

 

K.          Adjournment

Consent Agenda I


Consent Agenda A


October 7, 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 sodium hypochlorite from Odyssey Manufacturing Co. for the Water Resources and Parks and Recreation departments at an estimated annual cost of $956,545.

 

 
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2.         Albert Whitted Municipal Airport, Taxiway "D" Extension:

 

 
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(a)    Awarding a contract to R. E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $816,164.11 for the construction of Albert Whitted Municipal Airport, Taxiway "D" Extension; approving a transfer in the amount of $36,747 from the unappropriated balance of the Airport Operating Fund (4031) to the Airport Capital Projects Fund (4033).  (Engineering Project Number 08055-113; Oracle Project Number 11670)

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 1 to Task Order No. 08-01-LPA to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and LPA Group, Inc. in the amount of $19,973 for Construction Phase Services for Albert Whitted Airport - Taxiway "D" Extension for a total amount of $119,848.  (Engineering Project No. 08055-113; Oracle No. 11670)

Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


October 7, 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.         Renewing an agreement with Greenfield Environmental, Inc. a certified SBE, for asbestos, environmental site assessment and indoor air quality consulting services at an estimated annual cost not to exceed $300,000.

 

 
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2.         Awarding blanket purchase agreements for janitorial supplies to Southeastern Paper Co., Sani-Chem, American Chemical and two other suppliers for janitorial supplies at an estimated annual cost of $259,400.

 

 
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3.         Awarding one year blanket purchase agreements to Ward Oil Company, Inc. and J. H. Williams Oil Company, Inc. for oils and lubricants at an estimated annual cost not to exceed $180,000.

 

 
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4.         Approving change orders to CW Contracting LLC for renovations to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) residential property located at 1234 10th Avenue South in the amount of $37,475 which increases the cost to $155,925.

 

 
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5.         Awarding blanket purchase agreements to U.S. Food Service, Inc., Great Bay Distributors, Inc., Van Snax Distributors, Inc. and three other suppliers for food  and beverages for resale at an estimated annual cost not to exceed $120,000.

 

 
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(City Development)

6.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, for nominal consideration, for the use of a portion of the parking lot to the north of Al Lang Field, located on the southeast corner of 1st Street S.E. and 1st Avenue S.E., as a market place within a portion of City-owned Progress Energy Park at 201 Bayshore Drive Southeast, St. Petersburg, on Saturdays only during a period of eight (8) months.

 

 
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7.         Approving funding for various Arts and Cultural agencies in the amount of $175,000 for the period October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to affect the intent of the Resolution with each agency.  [Moved to Reports as E-4]

 

 
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(Leisure & Community Services)

8.         Accepting a grant from the Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. ("CCC") in the amount of $105,334 for the Walter Fuller Recreation Center's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an agreement and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction with CCC; approving a supplemental appropriation of $105,334 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department WF 21 CCLC FY11 Project.  [Moved to Reports as E-5]

 

 
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9.         Approving the Social Services Allocation Committee and administration recommendations for FY11 funding of $426,000, to provide operating support to social service agencies serving residents of St. Petersburg for the period of October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  [Moved to Reports as E-6]

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a standard form agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg, Inc. in the amount of $100,000 for services and operating expenses for Pinellas Hope.  [Moved to Reports as E-7]

 

 
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(Public Works)

11.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County for maintenance of regulatory signage delineating various boating regulatory zones with the City.

 

 
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12.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Stipulation of Parties Agreement for the Closure of Seven Inactive Highway-Rail Grade Crossings in St. Petersburg, Florida, ("Stipulation of Parties Agreement") between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida, the State of Florida Department of Transportation and CSX Transportation, Inc.

 

 
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13.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute the Second Amendment to a Cooperative Funding Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Southwest Florida Water Management District for Implementation of BMPs (Best Management Practices) in the 30th Avenue North and Vicinity Watershed (L748) ("Agreement") for Storm Drainage Improvements which extends the Agreement expiration date to December 31, 2011.  (Engineering Project No. 05085-110; Oracle No. 10527)

 

 
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14.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Local Agency Program Agreement  between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida and the State of Florida Department of Transportation ("FDOT") for participation by FDOT in the design activities of the St. Petersburg City Trails Project in an amount not to exceed $499,915; authorizing a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $499,915 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Grants Capital Projects Fund (3004), resulting from these additional revenues, to the St. Petersburg City Trails Project (TBD). (FDOT Financial Project No. 428438 1 38 01)

 

 
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15.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Task Order No. 08-8-TBE/GC to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Cardno TBE in the lump sum amount of $140,580 for engineering design services pertaining to the Roser Park Drive Retaining and Creek Channel Wall Improvements - Phase 3.  (Engineering Project No. 00083-310; Oracle No. 10674)

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

16.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement regarding the Pinellas County Hazardous Materials Response Team by and among the Cities of Largo, Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg, and Seminole, the Palm Harbor Special Fire Control District, and the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners.

 

 
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17.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a one-year Extension of Fire Protection Services Agreement with the Pinellas County Fire Protection Authority for the provision of fire protection and suppressions services to the Gandy Fire District.

 

 
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18.     Accepting a grant from the Juvenile Welfare Board ("JWB") in the amount of $351,880 ("Grant") for the operation of a South County Truancy Interdiction Center; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an agreement with JWB, a Program Agreement with the Police Athletic League of St. Petersburg, Inc. to perform the City's duties under the Grant and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction; and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $351,880 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Special Projects General Fund (0003) resulting from these additional revenues to the Police Department, South County Truancy Center Project (11101).  [Moved to Reports as E-8]

 

 
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19.     Approving minutes of the August 5, August 12 and August 26, 2010 City Council meetings.

 

 
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20.     A resolution concurring with the Administration's application for two Federal Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation Subgrants ("Proposals") in an amount up to $9,000,000 from the Florida Division of Emergency Management ("Division") for mitigation activities at the Bayfront Medical Center facility at 701 6th Street South ("Facility"); authorizing the Mayor or his designee to submit the Proposals; to execute one or more  federally funded subgrant agreements from the Division in support of mitigation activities at the Facility in accordance with the Division's request for proposals and City procedures, if awarded a subgrant, and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

 

 

Housing Services Committee

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 10:30 a.m., Room 100

 

 

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates (10/7/10)

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

City Council Workshop – Port Update

Thursday, September 30, 2010, immediately following Agenda Review, Room 100

 

 

 

City Council Meeting

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 2:30 p.m., Council Chamber

 

 

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

City Council Workshop – Mahaffey Theater RFP

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 10:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

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)