January 6, 2011

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:

 

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.

 


January 6, 2011

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.          Declaring the Elections of City Council Chair and Vice-Chair

1.         Administration of Oath of Office to City Council Chair and Vice-Chair by the Honorable Judge Pam Campbell.

 

 
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E.          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 1022-V 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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F.           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.         2011 City Council Meeting Schedule.

 

 
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4.         Approving the purchase of replacement vehicles from Duval Motor Company for the Fleet Management Department at a total cost of $2,114,117.

 

 
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5.         Rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Public Safety and Capital Improvement Fund (3025) in the amount of $445,000 from the Lake Maggiore Fire Station No. 8 - New Station Project (11649); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $445,000 resulting from this rescission, to the Lake Pasadena Fire Station 9 Renovation Project (12103).  (Engineering Project Nos. 08232-018 and 09202-018; Oracle Nos. 11649 and 12103)

 

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

Setting January 20, 2011 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):

1.         Approving a vacation of multiple rights-of-way in the block bound by 23rd Street South, 7th Avenue South, 25th Street South and the I-275 right-of-way. (City File 10-33000015)

 

 
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2.         Approving the designation of the Blocker Residence, located at 145 - 4th Avenue NE, as a local historic landmark. (City File HPC 10-90300002)

 

 
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H.          New Business

1.         Requesting City Council schedule a workshop to hear a presentation from the Waterfront Parks Centennial Committee regarding their vision for our waterfront.  (Councilmember Danner)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for consideration the co-naming of a certain segment of 16th Street South. (Councilmember Kornell)

 

 
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I.             Council Committee Reports

1.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee. (12/16/10)

 

 
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(a)    Approving the release of the External Audit Services Request for Proposals.

2.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (12/16/10)

 

 
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(a)    Ordinance amending Chapter 27 of the St. Petersburg City Code relating to cross connection control and water meter connections.

3.         EMS Committee.  (12/17/10)

J.            Legal

1.         Amending Resolution 2010-631 related to the Charter Review Commission.

 

 

 
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K.          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.

 

L.          Adjournment

Consent Agenda I



Consent Agenda A

January 6, 2011

 

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 two replacement fire apparatus for the Fire Department from The Sutphen Corporation at a total cost of $1,382,147.

 

 
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2.         Approving the purchase of replacement vehicles from Duval Motor Company for the Fleet Management Department at a total cost of $2,114,117.  [Moved to Reports as F-4]

 

 
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3.         Awarding a Contract to Reynolds Inliner, LLC in the amount of $1,380,000 for Sanitary Sewer CIPP Lining FY 2011. (Engineering Project No. 10055-111; Oracle No. 12948).

 

 
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Consent Agenda II



Consent Agenda B

January 6, 2011

 

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 Consolidated Resource Recovery, Inc. for yard waste grinding services for the Sanitation Department at an estimated annual cost of $488,000.

 

 
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2.         Awarding a blanket purchase agreement to Cemex Construction Materials Florida, LLC for plant production ready mix concrete at an estimated annual cost of $379,000.

 

 
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3.         Approving the purchase of two replacement fire rescue vehicles from Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc. for the Fire Department at a total cost of $319,960; and approving a supplemental appropriation of $319,960 to the Emergency Medical Services Fund (1009), Fire Department (1501513) from the un-appropriated fund balance.

 

 
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4.         Awarding a six month agreement with Verizon Wireless of the East LP ("Verizon"), AT&T Mobility National Accounts LLC ("AT&T") and Sprint Solutions, Inc. (Sprint) for wireless data services for the Police and ICS departments at an estimated cost of $235,000.

 

 
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5.         Awarding blanket purchase agreements to Wesco Turf, Inc and Ruckus Investments LC d/b/a Quality Mowers for lawn and turf equipment, parts and service at an estimated annual cost of $230,000.

 

 
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6.         Accepting a proposal from SP Recycling Corporation for the sale of old corrugated cardboard (OCC) for the Sanitation Department at an estimated annual revenue amount of $228,000.

 

 
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7.         Accepting a proposal from Alba Cleaning, Inc. for custodial services at an estimated annual cost of $204,310.

 

 
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8.         Awarding a blanket purchase agreement to Wright Express Financial Services Corporation for universal fleet fuel card services for the Police Department at an estimated annual amount of $175,000.

 

 
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9.         Awarding a three-year agreement to Tri-J Co Towing and Recovery, Inc. for vehicle towing and storage services for the Police and Sanitation departments, at an estimated annual amount of $30,000.

 

 
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10.     Approving the donation of a fire rescue vehicle valued at $5,000 to the Pinellas County Schools for Boca Ciega High School Center for Wellness and Medical Programs (CWMP).

 

 
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(Public Works)

11.     Rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Public Safety and Capital Improvement Fund (3025) in the amount of $445,000 from the Lake Maggiore Fire Station No. 8 - New Station Project (11649); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $445,000 resulting from this rescission, to the Lake Pasadena Fire Station 9 Renovation Project (12103).  (Engineering Project Nos. 08232-018 and 09202-018; Oracle Nos. 11649 and 12103)  [Moved to Reports as F-5]

 

 
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(Internal Services)

12.     Approving an Agreement with the Pinellas County Health Department to accept funding in the amount of $55,863 for the hiring of a policy analyst to provide services related to assessment and implementation of City programs related to reducing obesity; approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $55,863 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund (0001) resulting from these additional revenues to the Human Resources Department; authorizing the Mayor or his designee  to execute all documents necessary to effectuate the  Agreement.

 

 
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(Appointments)

13.     Confirming the reappointment of Irma Canedo Bridgeford as a regular member to the International Relations Committee to serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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14.     Confirming the reappointment of Gershom B. A. Faulkner and the appointment of Peter M. Witte, as regular members, to the Nuisance Abatement Board to serve three-year terms ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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15.     Confirming the reappointment of Jeff Steckbeck, Doreen DeNormandie, Bradley Bell, Beatriz H. Williams, Catoura J. Tinch and Dennis R. DeLoach, III, as regular members to the Commission on Aging to serve three-year terms ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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16.     Confirming the reappointment of John L. Green, Jr. as a regular member to the Health Facilities Authority to serve a four-year term ending December 31, 2014.

 

 
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17.     Confirming the appointment of Patrick M. Jennings as a regular member to the Public Arts Commission to fill an unexpired four-year term ending April 30, 2014.

 

 
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18.     Confirming the reappointment of Barry Steven Edwards as a regular member to the City Beautiful Commission to serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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19.     Reappointing Dorothea Beane and appointing John R. Oxley as Code Enforcement Special Magistrates to serve three-year terms ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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20.     Reappointing to the Code Enforcement Board Darryl C. Wilson, as a regular member - sub contractor category, and Dorothea Beane, as an alternate member; appointing Clifford Cook, currently an alternate member as a regular member - business category, and Gareth N. Eich, as a regular member - engineer category, all to serve three-year terms ending December 31, 2013; and appointing Mark Stephenson, as a regular member - architect category, and Jo Ann Malone, as an alternate, to fill unexpired three-year terms ending December 31, 2011.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

21.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept $237,375 from Pinellas County ("County") as the City’s share of the FY 2010 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant ("JAG") to continue funding of law enforcement initiatives as set out in the County’s grant application, and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction; approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $237,375 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Police Grants Trust Fund (1702) resulting from these additional revenues to the Police Department, Fiscal Support (140-1389) JAG 2010 Project (13111).

 

 
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22.     Approving minutes of the November 4 and November 22, 2010 City Council meetings.

 

 
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23.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Assistance Amendment  No. 1 to a federally funded Cooperative Agreement ("Agreement") between the City and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency dated February 28, 2009, that reduces the amount of the grant ("Grant") provided in the Agreement, revises the scope of work and extends the budget and project period end date; and rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the amount of $64,451 from Fleet Management Fund (5001), Fleet Maintenance Administration (800 2517) and the corresponding grant project National Clean Diesel Program (12350) resulting from the reduction in the amount of the Grant.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Arts Funding Committee

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 11:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

City Council Meeting

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 3:00 p.m., Council Chamber

 

 

City Council Workshop – Mahaffey RFP

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

 

 

FY 2012 Budget Priorities Workshop

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

City Council Workshop – Mahaffey RFP (with responders)

Thursday, January 27, 2011, 2:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Beautiful

5 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/13 & 12/31/12)

 

Code Enforcement Board

1 Regular Member (Architect category)

(Term expires 12/31/11)

 

Commission on Aging

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 12/31/13)

 

 

International Relations Committee

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 12/31/13)

 

Nuisance Abatement Board

4 Regular and Alternate Members

(Terms expire 8/31/12, 11/30/12, 12/31/12 & 12/31/13))

 

 

 

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)