December 9, 2010

8:30 AM

 

 

 

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December 9, 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 the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award to the Purchasing & Materials Management Department.

 

 
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2.         Presentation of the Sunshine Ambassador Award to Jarred B. Wimbley.

 

 
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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 1021-V 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 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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3.         Ordinance 1006-G 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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4.         Resolution approving a Substantial Amendment to the City's FY2008-2009 Annual Action Plan ("Amendment") modifying the City's Neighborhood Stabilization Program ("NSP-1") to allow the City to provide a non interest-bearing loan from the City's Budget Clean-Up and Economic Development Designation Fund, to the City's NSP-1 Fund to construct new homes on land bank properties acquired with NSP-1 funding that have been selected by eligible buyers; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to submit the Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and to execute all documents necessary to implement the amendment; approving a transfer in the amount of $360,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund (0001) (Economic Development Assignment) to the NSP-1 Fund (1114); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $360,000 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the NSP-1 Fund (1114) resulting from this transfer to the Housing Department Neighborhood Stabilization Program (082-1089).

 

 
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Second Reading and Second Public Hearings

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

 

 
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(a)    Ordinance 1007-G amending Chapter 16 of the City Code, Land Development Regulations (LRDs), to implement the Artist Enclave Overlay District (AEOD).

(b)   Resolution amending the Central Avenue Tomorrow Plan and Vision 2020 Special Area Plan and transmitting the proposed amendments to the Pinellas Planning Council for review, in accordance with the Countywide Plan Rules.

G.          Reports

1.         Subscription-Based Curbside Recycling Program.  (Oral)

 

 
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2.         Childs Park Recreation Center Addition Project:

 

 
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(a)    Awarding a contract to Eveland Brothers, Inc. in the amount of $879,420.50 for the Childs Park Recreation Center Addition Project; rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) in the amount of $11,500 from the Childs Park Center Improvements Fund (12568); and approving the transfer of $11,500 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) resulting from this rescission to the Arts in Public Places Fund (1901).  (Engineering Project No. 10219-017 Oracle No. 12568)

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 1 to Task Order No. CID-08-14-WJA to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Wannemacher Jensen Architects, Inc. in the amount of $24,904 for architectural and engineering design services for the construction phase of the Childs Park Recreation Center addition, for a total amount not to exceed $124,872.  (Engineering Project No. 10219-017; Oracle No. 12568)

3.         Awarding a contract to Pinellas Pools, Inc. in the amount of $312,228 for the North Shore Pool Resurfacing and Renovations Project; rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) in the amount of $50,000 from the Northwest Pool Improvements Project (12876); and approving the transfer of $50,000 resulting from this rescission to the Swimming Pool Improvements FY11 Project (12883).   (Engineering Project Nos. 10226-017 and 11216-017; Oracle Nos. 12575 and 12883)

 

 
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4.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the Harborage Marina, L.L.C. to extend the completion date for the Mega-Yacht slips to December 31, 2015.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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5.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Lease and Operating Agreement ("Lease") with Safari Choppers, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, for the use of a fifty (50) square foot area of interior retail floor space on the first floor within the Galbraith Terminal Building at Albert Whitted Municipal Airport for a term of one (1) year with the option to renew the Lease for four (4) additional terms of one (1) year each.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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6.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a First Amendment to Lease Agreement with the Gibbs Junior Gladiators Youth Athletic Association, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, to redefine the premises to add the building within City-owned Wildwood Park located at approximately 2567 - 11th Avenue South, St. Petersburg to the existing premises. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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7.         Authorizing the Mayor, or his designee, to execute a Lease Agreement with VM Hangar, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, for the use of a 4,800 square foot parcel of unimproved land at Albert Whitted Municipal Airport for a term of twenty-five (25) years to construct an aeronautical hangar.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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8.         26th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade:

 

 
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(a)    Resolution declaring the 26th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade which is to take place on January 17, 2011, to be a Special Event within the meaning of Section 16.70.030.1.5. C. 1. of the St. Petersburg City Code; and delineating boundaries and time within which the declaration is to be effective.

(b)   Resolution approving the indigent status of the National Christian League Council and authorizing the 26th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade.

9.         Ratifying the proposed collective bargaining agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Association of Firefighters, Local 747 ("SPAFF") for the collective bargaining unit covering the job classifications of Fire Captain and Fire District Chief, effective December 9, 2010 through September 30, 2013.

 

 
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10.     Approving the increase to Pension Benefits for Retirees and Beneficiaries receiving benefits under the Employees' Retirement System ("Plan").

 

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

Setting December 16, 2010 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance:

1.         Ordinance rescinding Ordinance 689-L.

 

 
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Setting January 6, 2011 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance:

2.         Approving the vacations of a remnant, 16-foot wide alley and remnant portion of 3rd Street North within the southern portion of the property located at 301 - 38th Avenue North. (City File 10-33000011)

 

 
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I.             New Business

1.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for discussion an amendment to the Brick Street Preservation Policy to include review and recommendation from the Community Preservation Commission.  (Councilmember Danner)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a discussion of possible options/programs to reduce domestic violence calls.  (Councilmember Nurse)

 

 
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3.         Changing the time of the December 16, 2010 City Council Meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. and the Council Workshop to from 1:30 pm to 3:30 p.m.   (Vice-Chair Polson)

 

 
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J.            Council Committee Reports

1.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (11/22/10)

 

 
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2.         Housing Services Committee.  (11/22/10)

 

 
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K.          Legal

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

 

 
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2.         Resolution of the City Council of the  City of St. Petersburg, Florida authorizing the issuance of a Non-Ad Valorem Revenue Note, Series 2010 of the City in the principal amount of not to exceed $5,000,000 to finance all or a portion of the costs of various capital projects and to pay associated transactional costs; providing that the note shall be a limited obligation of the City payable from non-ad valorem revenues budgeted and appropriated as provided herein; providing for the rights, securities and remedies for the owners of the note; and making certain covenants and agreements in connection therewith.  [To be heard at 10:00 a.m. or soon thereafter.]

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3.         Announcing an Attorney/Client Session to be held on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), in conjunction with the lawsuit styled City of Treasure Island v. City of St. Petersburg, Case No. 08-15359-CI-11.

 

 

 
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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


December 9, 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.         Childs Park Recreation Center Addition Project:  [Moved to Reports as G-2 a & b]

 

 
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(a)    Awarding a contract to Eveland Brothers, Inc. in the amount of $879,420.50 for the Childs Park Recreation Center Addition Project; rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) in the amount of $11,500 from the Childs Park Center Improvements Fund (12568); and approving the transfer of $11,500 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) resulting from this rescission to the Arts in Public Places Fund (1901).  (Engineering Project No. 10219-017 Oracle No. 12568)

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 1 to Task Order No. CID-08-14-WJA to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Wannemacher Jensen Architects, Inc. in the amount of $24,904 for architectural and engineering design services for the construction phase of the Childs Park Recreation Center addition, for a total amount not to exceed $124,872.  (Engineering Project No. 10219-017; Oracle No. 12568)

2.         Renewing agreements with CompBenefits Company for voluntary DHMO dental and vision insurances at an estimated annual premium of $649,642 and CompBenefits Insurance Company for voluntary PPO dental coverage at an estimated annual premium of $258,032 for a total of $907,674.

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


December 9, 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 Dallas 1 Corporation d/b/a Dallas 1 Construction & Development in the amount of $493,079.30 for the North Bay Trail Phase Two project. (Engineering Project No. 09018-412; Oracle No. 12773), (FPN 424532 7 58 01)

 

 
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2.         Approving the purchase of quicklime from Carmeuse Lime & Stone, Inc. for the Water Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $366,870.

 

 
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3.         Awarding a contract to Pinellas Pools, Inc. in the amount of $312,228 for the North Shore Pool Resurfacing and Renovations Project; rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) in the amount of $50,000 from the Northwest Pool Improvements Project (12876); and approving the transfer of $50,000 resulting from this rescission to the Swimming Pool Improvements FY11 Project (12883).   (Engineering Project Nos. 10226-017 and 11216-017; Oracle Nos. 12575 and 12883)  [Moved to Reports as G-3]

 

 
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4.         Approving the purchase of pedestrian crosswalk rectangular rapid flashing beacon (RRFB) assemblies from Stop Experts, Inc., a sole source supplier, for the Transportation & Parking Department at an estimated annual cost of $169,245.

 

 
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5.         Accepting a proposal from ComPysch Employee Assistance Programs Inc. for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services at an estimated annual cost of $44,712.

 

 
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(City Development)

6.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with the Harborage Marina, L.L.C. to extend the completion date for the Mega-Yacht slips to December 31, 2015.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)  [Moved to Reports as G-4]

 

 
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7.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to purchase a Perpetual and Exclusive Drainage Easement for the Jungle Lake Outfall Storm Drainage Improvements Project No. 07038-110 for the sum of $19,000; to pay closing related costs in an amount not to exceed $1,200.

 

 
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8.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Lease and Operating Agreement ("Lease") with Safari Choppers, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, for the use of a fifty (50) square foot area of interior retail floor space on the first floor within the Galbraith Terminal Building at Albert Whitted Municipal Airport for a term of one (1) year with the option to renew the Lease for four (4) additional terms of one (1) year each.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)  [Moved to Reports as G-5]

 

 
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9.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a First Amendment to Lease Agreement with the Gibbs Junior Gladiators Youth Athletic Association, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, to redefine the premises to add the building within City-owned Wildwood Park located at approximately 2567 - 11th Avenue South, St. Petersburg to the existing premises. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)  [Moved to Reports as G-6]

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor, or his designee, to execute a Lease Agreement with VM Hangar, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, for the use of a 4,800 square foot parcel of unimproved land at Albert Whitted Municipal Airport for a term of twenty-five (25) years to construct an aeronautical hangar.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)  [Moved to Reports as G-7]

 

 
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(Leisure & Community Services)

11.     26th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade:  [Moved to Reports as G-8 a & b]

 

 
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(a)    Resolution declaring the 26th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade which is to take place on January 17, 2011, to be a Special Event within the meaning of Section 16.70.030.1.5. C. 1. of the St. Petersburg City Code; and delineating boundaries and time within which the declaration is to be effective.

(b)   Resolution approving the indigent status of the National Christian League Council and authorizing the 26th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade.

(Appointments)

12.     Confirming the reappointment of Renee A. Brown, Raymond F. Sanderlin, Diane Weiner, and Jacque L. Shirley as regular members and Dr. Gerald Junevicus and Pamela A. Hunter as alternate members to the Committee to Advocate for Persons with Impairments to serve three-year terms ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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13.     Confirming the appointment of Kent Edward Anderson as a regular member to the Public Arts Commission to fill an unexpired four-year term ending April 30, 2013.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

14.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept a State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management federally funded subgrant in the amount of $317,419 for the specific purpose of performing eligible activities as identified in the Office for Domestic Preparedness Fiscal Year 2010 State Homeland Security Grant Program consistent with the Department of Homeland Security State Strategy; and to execute an acceptance letter, a grant agreement with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction; approving a supplemental appropriation of $317,419 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Special Projects Fund (0003) resulting from these additional revenues to the Fire Department (150), Fire Operations.

 

 
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15.     Ratifying the proposed collective bargaining agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Association of Firefighters, Local 747 ("SPAFF") for the collective bargaining unit covering the job classifications of Fire Captain and Fire District Chief, effective December 9, 2010 through September 30, 2013.  [Moved to Reports as G-9]

 

 
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16.     Approving the increase to Pension Benefits for Retirees and Beneficiaries receiving benefits under the Employees' Retirement System ("Plan"). [Moved to Reports as G-10]

 

 
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17.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept, in lieu of a Modification #2 to Grant Agreement to reinstate and extend the expiration date of the existing Metropolitan Medical Response Systems ("MMRS") federally funded subgrant agreement (08-DS-65-08-62-02-365), a State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management federally funded subgrant in the amount of $57,551.26 for the specific purpose of performing eligible activities as identified in the Office for Domestic Preparedness Fiscal Year 2010 State Homeland Security Grant Program consistent with the Department of Homeland Security State Strategy; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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18.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept, in lieu of a Modification #2 to Grant Agreement to reinstate and extend the expiration date of the existing Metropolitan Medical Response Systems ("MMRS") federally funded subgrant agreement (09-DS-44-08-62-02-386), a State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management federally funded subgrant in the amount of $166,965.54 for the specific purpose of performing eligible activities as identified in the Office for Domestic Preparedness Fiscal Year 2010 State Homeland Security Grant Program consistent with the Department of Homeland Security State Strategy; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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19.     Approving minutes of the October 7, October 14 and October 21, 2010 City Council meetings.

 

 
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End notes

 


 


Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

 

CITY COUNCIL EXECUTIVE SESSION

Thursday, December 9, 2010, immediately following the City Council Meeting, Room 200

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

 

City Council Workshop

Thursday, December 16, 2010, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

Selection of Chair and Vice-Chair

Setting of 2011 Council Meeting Calendar

 

 

 

 

EMS Committee

Friday, December 17, 2010, 1:00 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)