December 16, 2010

4:00 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.

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GENERAL AGENDA INFORMATION

 

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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.

 


December 16, 2010

4:00 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.         Moving Beyond Black and White Presentation by Greg Johnson and Gypsy Gallardo.

 

 
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2.         Presentation recognizing First Night Celebration.

 

 
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E.          Council Executive Action

1.         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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2.         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.

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

G.          Reports

1.         Renewing an agreement with BA Merchant Services LLC for merchant credit card services at an estimated annual fee of $500,000.

 

 
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2.         Renewing an agreement with Boley Centers, Inc for management of the summer youth intern program (SYIP) for the Human Resources Department in an amount not to exceed $250,000.

 

 
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3.         Renewing an agreement with Pinellas County Urban League, Inc. for management of the youth workplace readiness program for the Human Resources Department in the amount of $34,850.  [DELETED]

 

 
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4.         Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida ("St. Petersburg") and the City of Gulfport, Florida ("Gulfport") for design and construction activities of the 58th Street South Improvements Project ("Project") in an amount not to exceed $84,570; finding that execution of the Agreement shall not be considered an unlawful act under Florida Statute 166.241(3); and authorizing a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $84,570 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from these additional revenues, to the Pinellas Trail Traffic Control Project (12368).  (Engineering Project No. 09045-212; Oracle No. 12368)

 

 
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5.         Pinellas Safe Harbor.

 

 
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H.          New Business

1.         Requesting that individuals be allowed to address the City Council for three minutes at the beginning of the Council meeting or if they wish to speak to a specific agenda item, allow them three minutes just prior to that item.  Each person would have a total of three minutes whether they choose to speak at the beginning of the meeting or directly to the item.  (Councilmember Kornell)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for discussion recycling construction debris on projects larger than house rehabilitation.  (Councilmember Nurse)

 

 
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I.             Council Committee Reports

J.            Legal

1.         An Attorney/Client Session to be held at 4:00 p.m. or soon thereafter, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), in conjunction with the lawsuit styled, City of Treasure Island v. City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Circuit Case No. 08-15359-CI-11.

 

 
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2.         Discussion of City Charter Review Commission Appointments.

 

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

 

 
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4.         Approving the transfer of $4,478,706 from the unappropriated balance of the Redevelopment Revenue Fund (1105) to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $2,326,458 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from the transfer, to the PECA Dali Project (TBD); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $42,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Redevelopment Revenue Fund (1105) to the Finance Department, General Purpose Revenues and Transfers Division (320 3201); approving the transfer of $29,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Redevelopment Revenue Fund (1105) to the BB&T Bank Note Debt Service Fund (2014); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $29,000 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the BB&T Bank Note Debt Service Fund (2014), resulting from the transfer, to the Finance Department, General Purpose Revenues and Transfers Division (320 3201).

 

 
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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 1485.

 

 
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2.         Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Demolition Number 377.

 

 
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3.         Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Securing Number 1146.

 

 
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4.         Ordinance 1008-G rescinding Ordinance 689-L.

 

 
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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

On Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the same may be heard, an attorney-client session, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), will be held in conjunction with the lawsuit styled City of Treasure Island v. City of St. Petersburg, Case No. 08-15359-CI-11.  Any or all of the following persons will be attending:  Leslie Curran, Chair; Herbert E. Polson, Vice Chair; James Kennedy; Bill Dudley; Steve Kornell; Karl Nurse; Wengay "Newt" Newton; Jeff Danner; Mayor Bill Foster; John C. Wolfe, City Attorney; Mark A. Winn, Chief Assistant City Attorney; Jane Wallace, Assistant City Attorney and Kim Streeter, Assistant City Attorney.  The session will commence in City Council Chambers, 175 Fifth Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida.  After the commencement of the session at the public meeting, the session will be closed and only those persons described above together with a certified court reporter will be allowed to be present.  The subject matter of the meeting shall be confined to settlement negotiations and/or strategy related to litigation expenditures.  At the conclusion of the session the meeting will be re-opened and the session will be terminated.

 

 
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Consent Agenda I



Consent Agenda A

December 16, 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 R.E. Purcell Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $3,485,000 for the Citywide Street Milling and Resurfacing FY 2011 Project.  (Engineering Project Numbers 11003-130; Oracle Number 12853)  [DELETED]

 

 
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2.         Renewing an agreement with BA Merchant Services LLC for merchant credit card services at an estimated annual fee of $500,000.  [Moved to Reports as G-1]

 

 
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Consent Agenda II



Consent Agenda B

December 16, 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.         Ratifying and approving a renewal and approving a second renewal of blanket purchase agreements with Dura-Cast Products, Inc. and Equipco Manufacturing, Inc. for commercial refuse containers and compactors for the Sanitation Department at an estimated annual cost of $340,000.

 

 
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2.         Approving the purchase of vehicles from Hub City Ford-Mercury, Inc. dba Hub City Ford, Inc. for the Fleet Management Department at a total cost of $166,733.

 

 
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3.         Approving a blanket purchase agreement for electrical supplies to Graybar Electric Company Inc., at an estimated annual amount of $160,000.

 

 
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4.         Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with Brenntag Mid-South, Inc. for liquefied chlorine for the Water Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $140,400.

 

 
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5.         Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with Beck Disaster Recovery, Inc. for post-disaster debris compliance monitoring services.

 

 
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6.         Renewing an agreement with Boley Centers, Inc for management of the summer youth intern program (SYIP) for the Human Resources Department in an amount not to exceed $250,000.  [Moved to Reports as G-2]

 

 
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7.         Renewing an agreement with Pinellas County Urban League, Inc. for management of the youth workplace readiness program for the Human Resources Department in the amount of $34,850.  [Moved to Reports as G-3]  [DELETED]

 

 
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(Public Works)

8.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment 1 to Task Order No. 08-1-LWES/GC to the agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Land & Water Engineering Science, Inc. (LWES) in the amount of $142,597 for engineering design services pertaining to the Golf Creek, 13th Avenue North & Vicinity Drainage Improvements for a total amount not to exceed $207,449. (Engineering Project No. 10009-110; Oracle No. 12548)

 

 
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9.         Authorizing the Mayor or  his  designee to execute the  Fourth Amendment to Agreement between the Southwest Florida Water Management District and City of St. Petersburg for Clam Bayou Habitat Restoration and Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements (W242) ("Agreement") which extends the Agreement contract period to December 2015 and  revise the project schedule. (Engineering Project No. 03100-110; Oracle No. P310132)

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida ("St. Petersburg") and the City of Gulfport, Florida ("Gulfport") for design and construction activities of the 58th Street South Improvements Project ("Project") in an amount not to exceed $84,570; finding that execution of the Agreement shall not be considered an unlawful act under Florida Statute 166.241(3); and authorizing a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $84,570 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from these additional revenues, to the Pinellas Trail Traffic Control Project (12368).  (Engineering Project No. 09045-212; Oracle No. 12368)  [Moved to Reports as G-4]

 

 
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11.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Cooperative Funding Agreement ("Agreement") between the City of St. Petersburg and Southwest Florida Water Management District for the design and construction of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street North Part 2 Storm Drainage Improvements (Engineering Project No. 11023-110, Oracle No. 12859); accepting a $100,000 grant into the Stormwater Drainage Capital Projects Fund (4013) for FY 2011; and all other documents necessary to effectuate the Agreement.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

12.     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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13.     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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14.     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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15.     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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16.     Approving an amendment to the program plan and budget and FY 2011 Social Action Funding Agreement with Operation PAR, Inc. to allow an increase in total allocated funds.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

 

 

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, 3:00 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 Council Workshop – Mahaffey RFP

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

 

City Council Workshop – Mahaffey RFP (with responders)

Thursday, January 27, 2011, 2:30 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)