March 3, 2011
to the City of
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GENERAL AGENDA INFORMATION
your convenience, a copy of the agenda material is available for your review at
the Main Library,
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March 3, 2011
A. Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call.
Invocation by Chaplain Frederick Cooley and Pledge to the Flag of
B. Approval of Agenda with Additions and Deletions.
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
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.
C. Consent Agenda (see attached)
D. Public Hearings and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings - 9:00 A.M.
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 1011-G in accordance with Section 1.02(c)(5)A, St. Petersburg City Charter, authorizing the Mayor to accept a Florida Department of Environmental Protection Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant ("Grant") in the amount of $150,000 for improvements to Grandview Park; authorizing the restrictions contained in the Project Agreement which require that the City execute and record a notice of limitation of use/site dedication, or such other appropriate document, that dedicates the land developed with grant assistance ("Project Site") and all land within the project boundaries in perpetuity as an outdoor recreation site for the use and benefit of the public ("Dedication") subject to federal and state rules for conversion of the Project Site; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute and record the Dedication in the public record and to execute the Project Agreement and all other documents necessary to effectuate this ordinance; approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $150,000 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from these additional revenues, to the Grandview Park Improvements Project (12560).
Setting March 17, 2011 as the second reading and second public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance:
Ordinances - (First
Setting March 17, 2011 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance:
Setting April 7, 2011 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance:
G. New Business
2. Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a proposal to create a process to notify a potential buyer before they buy a property listed for possible historical designation at the Mayor's Preservation Summit. (Councilmember Kornell)
H. Council Committee Reports
(a) Resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to identify City Neighborhood Stabilization Program ("NSP") assistance in the closing statement for NSP housing sales as a reduction to the City's sale proceeds, provided the sale price is established in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Section 2301(d)(2) of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act 2008.
J. Open Forum
Consent Agenda I
Consent Agenda A
March 3, 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.
a two-year blanket purchase agreement to CDW Government, LLC for ruggedized
laptop computers for the Police, Fire and Water Resources departments at a
total cost of $2,376,651
a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $2,240,881 2,294,737 from the unappropriated balance of the
Technology and Infrastructure Fund (5019) to the ICS Department (8502565) for
the Police Department will be required; and authorizing the Mayor or his
designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.
2. Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with J.H. Williams Oil Company, Inc. for marine grade gasoline, diesel fuel and motor oil for the Downtown Enterprise Facilities Department at an estimated annual cost of $557,100.
Consent Agenda II
Consent Agenda B
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.
1. Renewing an agreement with Premier Magnesia, LLC, formerly Premier Chemicals, LLC, a sole source supplier, for wastewater odor control services for the Water Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $400,000.
2. Approving a three-year blanket purchase agreement with Neptune Technology Group, Inc., a sole source supplier, for water meters for the Water Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $304,000.
4. Approving a twelve (12) month extension of the Parking Space Use Agreement with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, an agency of the State of Florida, for the use of thirty (30) parking spaces at the Port of St. Petersburg; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate same. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)
5. Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into a twenty (20) year Lease Agreement with ITT Corporation, an Indiana for profit corporation, for space in, on and around the new Air Traffic Control Tower to install, maintain and operate aviation surveillance and guidance system equipment under Federal Aviation Administration Contract No. DTFAWA-07-C-00067. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)
6. Approving disbursement of up to $400,000 from the Capital Repair, Renewal and Replacement Sinking Fund Account for Tropicana Field Capital Projects; and approving a supplemental appropriation of $400,000 in the Tropicana Field Capital Fund, Tropicana Field FY11 Improvements Project to enable this disbursement.
7. Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with the Tennis Foundation of St. Petersburg, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, to modify the use provision of the Lease Agreement to allow alcoholic beverage sales on that portion of City-owned Bartlett Park located at 650 - 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg where the Tennis Center Clubhouse is situated. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)
(a) Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment #0001 to Grant Agreement QFZ1C between the City and the Florida Department of Children and Families ("DCF") in the amount of $413,227 for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program ("Agreement"), that adjusts allocations of the Grant amount; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.
(b) Authorizing the Mayor to execute an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between the City and Pinellas County in the amount of $392,896 for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program ("Agreement"), pursuant to a grant from the Florida Department of Children and Families ("DCF") that modifies paragraph 2.1 of the Agreement to allocate no more than $265,896 for Financial Assistance; no more than $125,000 for Housing Relocation and Stabilization Services; and no more than $2,000 for Data Collection and Evaluation, in accordance with Amendment #0001 to the DCF Grant Agreement; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.
9. Resolution concurring with the Administration's proposal for an Urban and Community Forestry Grant ("Proposal") in an amount up to $10,000 from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Forestry ("Department") for a tree planting project in the Childs Park Lake area and on adjacent public rights-of-ways; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to submit the Proposal; to execute an Urban and Community Forestry Grant Maintenance Memorandum of Agreement with the Department in accordance with the Department's Request for Proposals and City procedures, if awarded a Grant; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.
Note: An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.
Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100
Public Services & Infrastructure Committee
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100
Housing Services Committee
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 10:30 a.m., Room 100
CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100
City Council Workshop
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 2:00 p.m., Room 100
Committee of the Whole
Thursday, March 3, 2011, immediately following the City Council Meeting, Room 100
Establishment of an independent citizens group to dialogue on race related issues
Council Committee Procedures
City Council Workshop Downtown Waterfront Master Plan Scope Discussion
Thursday, March 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m., Room 100
6 Regular Members
(Terms expire 12/31/11, 12/31/12 & 12/31/13)
Commission on Aging
1 Regular Member
(Term expires 12/31/13)
International Relations Committee
2 Regular Members
(Terms expire 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))
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