November 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.

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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.

 


November 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 by James Kostka regarding the Mirror Lake Islands Project.

 

 
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E.          Correspondence

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

Setting December 9, 2010 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinances:

1.         Ordinance approving the vacations of a 10-foot wide water main easement located along the southern boundary of 1601 Gandy Boulevard North and two (2) 30-foot radii street corner easements located at the northeast and northwest corners of 16th Street North and Gandy Boulevard North. (City File 10-33000007)

 

 
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2.         Ordinance amending Section 27-296.2(j) of the St. Petersburg City Code regarding recovered materials dealers to add a commercial source separation requirement and requirements for the collection of organic recovered materials.

 

 
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3.         Ordinance 995-G providing for an amendment to the City Charter to provide for a change in the Municipal Primary Election date to ten weeks before the General Municipal Election.

 

 
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G.          Reports

1.         Study Results - Economic Impact of Arts and Culture in St. Petersburg.

 

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

 

 
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H.          New Business

1.         Requesting Administration outline procedures for Council Members to select their choice for membership on the Charter Review Commission.  (Vice-Chair Polson)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a review of zoning laws for possible amendments related to Special Exemption Uses. (Councilmember Danner)

 

 
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I.             Council Committee Reports

1.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (11/10/10)

 

 
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2.         Arts Funding Committee.  (11/16/10)

 

 
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J.            Legal

1.         City of St. Petersburg Public Utility Revenue Bonds:

 

 
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(a)    Resolution authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $67,500,000 City of St. Petersburg, Florida Public Utility Revenue Bonds, Series 2010A, City of St. Petersburg, Florida Taxable Public Utility Revenue Bonds, Series 2010B (Federally Taxable-Build America Bonds-Direct Subsidy) and Taxable Public Utility Revenue Bonds, Series 2010C (Federally Taxable-Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds-Direct Subsidy).

(b)   Resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Petersburg, Florida designating the City of St. Petersburg a "Recovery Zone" for purposes of Section 1400U-1, 1400U-2 and 1400U-3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended; providing for the use of allocations received for Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds and Recovery Zone Facility Bonds within such Recovery Zone.

(c)    Resolution of the City of St. Petersburg, Florida establishing its intent to transfer allocations received by the City for Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds to the University of South Florida Financing Corporation, Inc.

2.         Pinellas Planning Council (PPC)/Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Special Act.

 

 
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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 1484.

 

 
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2.         Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Demolition Number 376.

 

 
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3.         Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Securing Number 1145.

 

 
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4.         Ordinance 1005-G 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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First Reading and First Public Hearings

Setting December 9, 2010 as the second reading and second public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s).

5.         Proposed amendments to the two (2) special area plans (Central Avenue Tomorrow and the Vision 2020 Special Area Plan) and Chapter 16 of the City Code, Land Development Regulations (LDRs), pertaining to the Artist Enclave Overlay District (AEOD).  (City File AEOD-2010)

 

 
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(a)    Ordinance amending Chapter 16 of the City Code, Land Development Regulations (LDRs), to implement the Artist Enclave Overlay District ( AEOD).

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 22, 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.         Bridge Replacement over Booker Creek:

 

 
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(a)    Awarding a contract to Cone & Graham, Inc. in the amount of $1,392,169 for 4th Street South bridge replacement over Booker Creek.  (Engineering Project No. 07062-110; Oracle No. 11151)

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Task Order No. 08-3-URS/GC to the Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and URS Corporation Southern, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $39,997 for Construction Phase Services for replacement of 4th Street South bridge over Booker Creek.  (Engineering Project No. 07062-110; Oracle No. 11151)

2.         Accepting a proposal from Standard Insurance Company for group ancillary insurance at an estimated annual premium of $729,000.

 

 
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(Leisure & Community Services)

3.         Accepting a grant from the Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. ("CCC") in the amount of $1,052,144 for  the Teen Arts, Sports and Cultural Opportunities (TASCO) Center Based Teen Programs; 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 $213,337 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department TASCO FY11 project.

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


November 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.

(Purchasing)

1.         Awarding a contract to Air Mechanical & Service Corporation in the amount of $458,637 for HVAC improvements at Childs Park, Gladden Park and Lake Vista Park Recreation Centers.  (Engineering Project No. 10234-119; Oracle No. 12690)

 

 
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2.         Accepting proposal from Humana Medical Plan, Inc., for group Medicare HMO insurance and Humana Insurance Company for group Medicare PPO insurance at an estimated annual premium of $417,792. Both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Humana, Inc.

 

 
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3.         Accepting a proposal from SiteSecure, Inc. for a video surveillance system for the Municipal Marina and Port of St. Petersburg at a total cost of $174,786.

 

 
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4.         Awarding annual blanket purchase agreements to Acushnet Company, Nike USA, Inc., and Callaway Golf Sales Company for golf supplies for resale for the Golf Courses at an estimated annual cost of $143,000.

 

 
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(City Development)

5.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Use Agreement with Doris Daniels for the use of property located at approximately 3742 - 26th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, as a dining area for City staff and volunteer participants for a "community build" playground project on the City's adjacent property located on the southeast corner of 26th Avenue South and 38th Street South on December 3 and 4, 2010, for a use fee of $500.00 to the City.

 

 
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(Internal Services)

6.         Ratifying the proposed collective bargaining agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and the Sun Coast Police Benevolent Association (PBA) for the collective bargaining unit covering the job classifications of Police Sergeant and Police Lieutenant, effective November 22, 2010 through September 30, 2013.

 

 
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(Appointments)

7.         Approving the reappointment of Chave "Steve" Aspinall to the Board of Trustees of the Police Pension Fund.

 

 
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8.         Approving the reappointment of Kenneth A. Gutierrez to the Board of Trustees of the Fire Pension Fund.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

9.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Modification #2 to Grant Agreement to reinstate and extend the expiration date of the existing Metropolitan Medical Response System ("MMRS") federally funded subgrant agreement (09-DS-44-08-62-02-386) with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Modification #2 to Grant Agreement to reinstate and extend the expiration date of the existing Metropolitan Medical Response system ("MMRS") federally funded subgrant agreement (08-DS-65-08-62-02-365) with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency management; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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11.     Approving all programs/projects approved by the Chief of Police as a part of the FY2011 Law Enforcement Trust Fund Grant Award Program; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute agreements and all documents necessary to effectuate these awards; authorizing a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $39,986.12 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Trust Fund (1023), to the Police Department, Local Law Enforcement State Trust (140-2857) to fully fund the awards.

 

 
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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

 

 

Arts Funding Committee

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 8:30 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

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

 

Housing Services Committee

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

 

 

City Council Meeting

Monday, November 22, 2010, 3:00 p.m., Council Chamber

 

 

EMS Committee

Monday, November 29, 2010, 3:00 p.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 8/31/12)

 

 

 

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)