November 4, 2010

8:30 AM

 

 

 

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November 4, 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.         Presentation of "Firefighter and Fire Officer of the Year Award."

 

 
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2.         Presentation of the "CareFest 2010 City of Compassion Award."

 

 
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3.         Presentation regarding the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association Bungalow Fest 2010 Home Tour.

 

 
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4.         Proclamation to Ester Venouziou, a representative of Local Shops 1, proclaiming November 20, 2010 as Shopapalooza Day.

 

 
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5.         Proclamation to Dr. Helen Levine from USF St. Petersburg - USFSP Administration and Dr. Bill Jackson - Associate Dean College of Business and Director of Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Alliance recognizing November as Entrepreneur Month.

 

 
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E.          Correspondence

F.           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 1001-G substantially revising the "ordinance of general applicability" relating to communications service providers, codified as Article X of Chapter 25, City Code, and repealing Code provisions relating to cable television rate regulations, found in Article VIII of Chapter 17 of the City Code.

 

 
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2.         Ordinance 1002-G amending Sections 22-254(d) and 22-256(s) of the St. Petersburg City Code relating to the 1984 Supplemental Police Officer's Retirement System to provide circumstances under which a member may receive creditable service for previous employment and military service; and to provide for the refund of employee contributions for members actively employed on March 12, 1999 and thereafter who terminate employment with less than ten years of service.

 

 
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3.         Ordinance 1003-G amending Chapter 26 of the St. Petersburg City Code, pursuant to Section 316.1951(4), Florida Statutes, to authorize the City to have towed and to impound vehicles unlawfully displayed for sale, hire, or rental; and providing for the assessment of a fine.

 

 
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4.         Ordinance 1004-G creating Section 26-163 of the St. Petersburg City Code; creating a process for the POD to immobilize vehicles for unpaid parking citations; requiring that Notice of Immobilization be attached to the immobilized vehicle; establishing the requirement to pay all parking fines and administrative charges to have the immobilization device removed; providing for impounding and towing any immobilized vehicle for which the fines and charges have not been paid within 24 hours after immobilization; creating a process to appeal the immobilization of a vehicle; establishing a fee for the removal of the immobilization device; specifying the penalty for the unauthorized removal of the immobilization device; and applying this Section against all parking fines which are unpaid as of the effective date of this ordinance.

 

 
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5.         Resolution authorizing the removal of the existing street bricks within portions of Jackson Street North and 10th Street North between 5th Avenue North and 7th Avenue North.  This request is related to the applicant's proposal to widen 10th Street North utilizing an asphalt surface.

 

 
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G.          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.         Salvador Dali Museum:

 

 
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(a)    Grant Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and the Salvador Dali Museum.

(b)   Second Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County which governs the Expenditure of Tax Increment Financing Funds in the Intown Redevelopment Area.

(c)    Resolution approving use of Transportation Impact Fee Credits for the new Dali Museum.

4.         Resolution recommending that Project 051110 ("Project"), the expansion of a national corporation, be approved as a Qualified Target Industry Business pursuant to Section 288.106, Florida Statutes; and committing $187,000 as the City's share of the local financial support for the Project under the Tax Refund Program for Qualified Target Industry Businesses.

 

 
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5.         Resolution recommending that Project B0051344499 ("Project"), a new "green technology" manufacturer, be approved as a Qualified Target Industry Business pursuant to Section 288.106, Florida Statutes; and committing $297,500 as the City's share of the local financial support for the Project under the Tax Refund Program for Qualified Target Industry Businesses.

 

 
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6.         Acceptance of the Vista Point Sun Dial, a gift of art, from the Waterfront Parks Centennial Committee and the Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood Association, pursuant to City Code, Sec. 5-81-5-86.

 

 
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7.         Amending a contract to P & L Electric, Inc., for city street lighting installation and maintenance for the Public Works Administration and the Engineering and Capital Improvements Department in the amount of $108,954 which increases the total contract price to $352,954.

 

 
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8.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 3 to Task Order CID-09-01-BAP to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc. in the amount of $180,000 for the detailed planning analysis and programming phase of the St. Petersburg Municipal Pier redevelopment project, for a total not to exceed amount of $418,000.  (Engineering Project No. 09227-019; Oracle No. 11988)

 

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

Setting Monday, November 22, 2010 @ 6:00 p.m. as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):

1.         Approving final year-end adjustments to the City of St. Petersburg operating and capital improvement budgets for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010; approving the final amended budget for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010 by incorporating into the aforementioned final amended budget all adjustments and appropriations contained in this ordinance and all adjustments and appropriations previously made by resolution for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010; approving year-end commitments, assignments, and appropriations from the available fund balances as of September 30, 2010 for inclusion in the budget for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011; and amending all previous years' budget Ordinances in a similar manner.

 

 
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I.             New Business

J.            Council Committee Reports

1.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (10/28/10)

 

 
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(a)    Resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Petersburg waiving and relinquishing its allocation of  Recovery Zone Facility Bonds in accordance with Section 5.05 of IRS Notice 2009-50.

2.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (10/28/10)

 

 
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3.         Housing Services Committee.  (10/28/10)

 

 
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(a)    Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to negotiate and provide a Home Investment Partnership ("HOME") Non-Recourse 0% interest, Subordinate Loan in the amount of $120,000 to the Lansing Apartments, LTD, a Florida Limited Partnership ("Lansing") for the proposed construction of the Lansing Apartments to be located at 1050 1st Avenue North (Development); subject to Lansing obtaining Florida Housing Finance Corporation administered low income housing tax credit funding approval by December 31, 2011 and closing on financing of the Development within two years of the effective date of this Resolution; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to negotiate and provide a Home Investment Partnership ("HOME") Non-Recourse 0% Interest, Subordinate Loan in the amount of $120,000 to Campbell Landings, LTD, to be formed a Florida Limited Partnership ("Campbell Landings") for the proposed construction of the Campbell Landings Apartments to be located at the northwest corner of 6th Street South and 4th Avenue South ("Development"); subject to Campbell Landings obtaining Florida Housing Finance Corporation administered low income housing tax credit funding approval by December 31, 2011 and closing on financing of the Development within two years of the effective date of this Resolution; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

(c)    Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to negotiate and provide a Home Investment Partnership ("HOME") 0% Interest, Non-Recourse, Subordinate Loan in the amount of $120,000 to Broadwater Place Phase One, Inc., A Boley Centers, Inc. Subsidiary which will be formed for the purpose of receiving HUD 811 Funding ("Broadwater One") for the acquisition and construction of the Broadwater Place Phase One Apartments to be located at 3615 37th Street South ("Development"), including the provisions that 1) the loan be forgiven at the end of a successful 20 years affordability period, and 2) the Mayor or his designee is authorized to increase the loan amount to the full requested amount of $199,090 if either the Lansing or Campbell Landings do not receive 2011 Tax Credit Funding approval; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

4.         International Relations Committee.  (10/25/10) (Oral)

 

 
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5.         Co-Sponsored Events Committee.  (10/28/10)

 

 
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(a)    Approving events for Co-Sponsorship in name only by the City for Fiscal Year 2010-2011; waiving the requirements of Resolution No. 2000-562(a) for the Co-Sponsored Event to be presented by Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. in FY 2010-2011; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Resolution.

K.          Legal

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

Consent Agenda I


Consent Agenda A


November 4, 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.         Renewing annual cooperative purchase agreements with J.H. Williams Oil Company, Inc. for gasoline and diesel fuel and Port Consolidated, Inc. for bio-diesel fuel at an estimated annual cost of $5,114,660.

 

 
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2.         Awarding a contract to Keystone Excavators, Inc. in the amount of $1,083,179 for construction of 24 stormwater backflow prevention vaults, etc. for the Shore Acres Stormwater Vaults Phase 3. (Engineering Project No. 10019-110; Oracle No.10489)

 

 
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3.         Awarding a contract to CRS Building Corporation in the amount of $839,853 for renovations of Lake Pasadena Fire Station No. 9. (Engineering Project No. 09202-018; Oracle No. 12103)

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


November 4, 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 a blanket purchase agreement with Xerox Corporation for the lease and maintenance of copiers at an estimated annual amount of $319,808.

 

 
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2.         Rescinding a contract award to Pro-Fit Development, Inc. and awarding a contract to Bayside Building Services, Inc. in the amount of $170,000 for construction of the Pioneer Settlement Restroom Facility at 3100 31st Street South.  (Engineering Project Number 08227-017; Oracle Number 11756).

 

 
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3.         Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with Bright House Networks, LLC ("Bright House") for high bandwidth services for the ICS Department at an estimated annual cost of $125,000.

 

 
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4.         Amending a contract to P & L Electric, Inc., for city street lighting installation and maintenance for the Public Works Administration and the Engineering and Capital Improvements Department in the amount of $108,954 which increases the total contract price to $352,954.  [Moved to Reports as G-7]

 

 
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5.         Awarding a contract to M.T.M. Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $108,850 for Neighborhood Traffic Calming at various locations, using FY 08 and FY 09 allocations. (Engineering Project Numbers 08026-112 and 09026-112; Oracle Numbers 11652 and 12106)

 

 
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(City Development)

6.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with Caretenders Visiting Services of Pinellas County, LLC d/b/a Mederi Caretenders, a Florida Limited Liability corporation, for use of ±215 sq. ft. of office space within the City-owned Sunshine Multi-Service Senior Center located at 330 Fifth Street South, St. Petersburg, for a period of three (3) years, at a fee of $250.00 per month.

 

 
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7.         Approving the plat of Calais Park, generally located east of I-275, north of 54th Avenue North and west of 22nd Street North. (City File S-02-030)

 

 
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(Public Works)

8.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 3 to Task Order CID-09-01-BAP to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc. in the amount of $180,000 for the detailed planning analysis and programming phase of the St. Petersburg Municipal Pier redevelopment project, for a total not to exceed amount of $418,000.  (Engineering Project No. 09227-019; Oracle No. 11988)  [Moved to Reports as G-8]

 

 
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9.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a one-year contract extension and increase to the contract amount with Pavement Technology, Inc. in the amount of $117,300 for the Citywide Street Asphalt Rejuvenator Application FY 2008 Project, for a total contract amount of $234,600.  (Engineering Project No. 08003-530; Oracle No. 11609 and 12538)

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Task Order No. 08-2-URS/GC to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and URS Corporation Southern in the amount of $155,978 for design services for replacement of 4th Street South Bridge over Salt Creek.  (Engineering Project No. 10049-110; Oracle No. 12065)

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

11.     A resolution of the City of St. Petersburg declaring support for the ONE BAY Regional Vision.

 

 
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12.     Approving minutes of the September 2, September 9, September 16, September 23 and September 30, 2010 City Council meetings.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

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

 

 

City Council Workshop – Mahaffey Theater RFP/Port RFP

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

 

 

City Council Workshop – Municipal Pier Redevelopment Project Kickoff

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

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

 

 

Housing Services Committee

Thursday, November 22, 2010, 10:30 a.m., Room 100

 

 

City Council Meeting

Monday, November 22, 2010, 3:00 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 8/31/12)

 

 

 

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)