March 17, 2011

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:

 

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GENERAL AGENDA INFORMATION

 

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March 17, 2011

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.

Presentation

1.            Presentation of the “On Top of Your Game” Award to the Gibbs High School Boys Basketball Team.

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.

 

C.          Consent Agenda (see attached)

 

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

 

E.          Reports

1.         WorkNet Pinellas.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

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

 

 
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3.         Sixth Amendment to Agreement with Green Savoree St Petersburg, LLC:

 

 
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(a)    Approving the Sixth Amendment to Agreement with Green Savoree St Petersburg, LLC, (Race Agreement) modifying additional promotional benefits provided to the City. 

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a First Amendment to the License Agreement with Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC, to redefine the premises for the storage of race event materials at the Water Resources Complex.

4.         Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG):

 

 
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(a)    Approving agreements with Small Business Enterprise (SBE's) general contractors Ageless Construction Inc., Castco Construction, Inc., Energy Services and Products Corporation d/b/a ESPC, GLS Construction Services, Inc., and Patriot Construction Management, Inc. to implement energy savings projects at various non-profit facilities in St. Petersburg pursuant to an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Energy, at a total cost not to exceed $400,000; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this resolution and all grant related transactions with the SBE's. 

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Agency Agreements with the twenty seven (27) non-profit agencies set forth herein at the locations indicated within St. Petersburg for implementation of energy savings projects, pursuant to an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Energy; and all other documents necessary to effectuate these transactions.  (Engineering Project No. 10234-019; Oracle No. 12690)

5.         Rescinding a blanket purchase agreement with APAC-Southeast, Inc., and awarding a blanket purchase agreement to R.E. Purcell Construction Co. in the amount of $235,800 for asphalt for the Stormwater, Pavement & Traffic Operations Department.

 

 
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6.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a twenty-five (25) year Lease Agreement with American Towers, Inc., a Foreign corporation, for the use of a ±7,880 square foot parcel of unimproved City-owned land just east of the City's Northeast Wastewater Treatment facility located at 1160 - 62nd Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, to construct, operate and maintain a one hundred seventy (170) foot above-ground wireless communication facility.

 

 
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7.         Approving a Second Amendment to the Management Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and SMG for the Management, Operation and Maintenance of the Mahaffey Theater.

 

 
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F.           New Business

1.         Referring to the Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee for discussion, the use of "Social Impact Bonds" for funding of our Social, Art and Youth programs.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee for discussion, verification of legal proof of residency of the owner or renter before City utility services are turned on.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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3.         Requesting an ordinance be drafted that will allow alcohol sales outside the normal hours for special events.  (Councilmember Danner)

 

 
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G.          Council Committee Reports

1.         Committee of the Whole.  (3/3/11)

 

 
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2.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee. (3/10/11)

 

 
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(a)    Resolution authorizing the acceptance of the property insurance coverage proposal submitted by Brown and Brown Inc.

3.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (3/10/11)

 

 
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4.         Arts Funding Committee.  (3/10/11)

 

 
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H.          Legal

1.         Resolution approving settlement authority for all Workers' Compensation claims of former employee Greg Johnson.

 

 
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I.             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 1488.

 

 
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2.         Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Demolition Number 380.

 

 
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3.         Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Securing Number 1149.

 

 
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4.         Ordinance 1013-G amending Ordinance No. 702-G  to change the "Race Days" for the 2011 Honda Grand Prix Automobile Race and providing that City Council may change future "Race Days" by resolution.

 

 
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Second Reading and Second Public Hearings

5.         Ordinance 1012-G adopting and enacting a new Code of Ordinances of the City of St. Petersburg, Florida, and establishing the new Code of Ordinances as the St. Petersburg City Code.

 

 

 
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J.            Open Forum

 

 

K.          Adjournment

Consent Agenda I

Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda


March 17, 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.         Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG):  [Moved to Reports as E-4 (a) & (b)]

 

 
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(a)    Approving agreements with Small Business Enterprise (SBE's) general contractors Ageless Construction Inc., Castco Construction, Inc., Energy Services and Products Corporation d/b/a ESPC, GLS Construction Services, Inc., and Patriot Construction Management, Inc. to implement energy savings projects at various non-profit facilities in St. Petersburg pursuant to an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Energy, at a total cost not to exceed $400,000; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this resolution and all grant related transactions with the SBE's. 

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Agency Agreements with the twenty seven (27) non-profit agencies set forth herein at the locations indicated within St. Petersburg for implementation of energy savings projects, pursuant to an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Energy; and all other documents necessary to effectuate these transactions.  (Engineering Project No. 10234-019; Oracle No. 12690)

2.         Approving the purchase of 18 replacement vehicles from Sparkman Chevrolet, LLC d/b/a Bartow Chevrolet for the Fleet Management Department at a total cost of $320,166.

 

 
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3.         Rescinding a blanket purchase agreement with APAC-Southeast, Inc., and awarding a blanket purchase agreement to R.E. Purcell Construction Co. in the amount of $235,800 for asphalt for the Stormwater, Pavement & Traffic Operations Department.  [Moved to Reports as E-5)]

 

 
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4.         Ratifying and approving an emergency purchase from Jantech Services, Inc. for the purchase and installation of a replacement uninterruptable power supply (UPS) system for the Police Department at a total cost of $120,713.

 

 
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5.         Approving the donation of 20 fire rescue self contained breathing apparatus (air packs) valued at $3,000.00 to the St. Petersburg College Firefighting Academy.

 

 
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(City Development)

6.         Approving the plat of Fresh Market Subdivision, located at 2900 - 4th Street North. (City File 10-20000006)

 

 
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7.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a First Amendment to the License Agreement with Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC, to redefine the premises for the storage of race event materials at the Water Resources Complex.  [Moved to Reports as E-3(b)]

 

 
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8.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with the Tampa Bay Model Boat Association, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, for use of a portion of land lying on the west side of City-owned Blue Heron Lake ("Lake") situated on the east side of 16th Street North between approximately 105th Avenue North and 109th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, to engage in remote-controlled model boat racing activities on the Lake, for a period of three (3) years, at an aggregate use fee of $36.00.

 

 
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9.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Partial Release of Certain Deed Restrictions for the property legally described as GRACELINE LAKEWOOD SHORES PHASE III, Plat Book 135, Pages 40 and 41, in the Public Records of Pinellas County, Florida.

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a twenty-five (25) year Lease Agreement with American Towers, Inc., a Foreign corporation, for the use of a ±7,880 square foot parcel of unimproved City-owned land just east of the City's Northeast Wastewater Treatment facility located at 1160 - 62nd Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, to construct, operate and maintain a one hundred seventy (170) foot above-ground wireless communication facility.  [Moved to Reports as E-6]

 

 
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(Public Works)

11.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Task Order No. 08-7-CDM/W to the Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and Camp Dresser McKee, Inc., in the amount of $158,529 for the Albert Whitted Water Reclamation Facility (AWWRF) Flow Transfer Implementation Plan, Preliminary Design Report.   (Engineering Project No. 11037-111; Oracle No. 13123)

 

 
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12.     Resolution appropriating funds in the amount of $73,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund (4003) to the Southwest Water Reclamation Headworks & Screen Modifications project (13133).

 

 
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13.     Resolution appropriating funds in the amount of $82,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund (4003) to the Southwest Water Reclamation Reject Piping Improvements FY11 (13134).

 

 
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14.     Approving a transfer in the amount of $88,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund - Energy Conservation Commitment (0001) to the General Capital Improvements Fund (3001); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $88,000 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvements Fund (3001), resulting from this transfer, to the Fleet Management Lighting Enhancements Project Number (TBD).

 

 
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15.     Approving minutes of the January 6, January 13 and January 20, 2011 City Council meetings.

 

 
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16.     Approving a Second Amendment to the Management Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and SMG for the Management, Operation and Maintenance of the Mahaffey Theater.  [Moved to Reports as E-7]

 

 
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17.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to apply for a Florida Boating Improvement Program grant for assistance in establishment of a mooring field consisting of 26 mooring buoys and a dinghy dock in the North Yacht Basin.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

 

Arts Funding Committee

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 11:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates (March 17, 2012)

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

 

City Council Workshop – Downtown Waterfront Master Plan Scope Discussion

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m., Room 100

 

 

Co-Sponsored Events Committee

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 2:30 p.m., Community Resource Room

 

 

Committee of the Whole

Thursday, April 7, 2011, immediately following Council, Room 100

 

 

 

Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Summits – 6:00 p.m.

April 27 at Willis S. Johns Recreation Center, 6635 9th Street North

May 18 at Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd Street North

June 22 at Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Avenue South

 

City Beautiful

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))

 

 

 

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)