July 14, 2011

8:30 AM

 

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July 14, 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.

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.          Awards and Presentations

1.         Presentation recognizing Rebecca Kass for Outstanding Accomplishments.

 

 
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2.         Presentation of check to Terry Boehm, President of the Pinellas Education Foundation.

 

 
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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 1020-G amending Sections 12-11(4) and 13-95 (c)  of the St. Petersburg City Code regarding fire code inspection fees and reports; clarifying how fire code inspection fees are assessed; clarifying that compliance for fire code inspections shall be in accordance with applicable state and City fire codes; clarifying the responsibility of scheduling fire code inspections and payment of fire code inspection fees; changing the fire code inspection cycle; and deleting Section 13-95(d) and 13-95(e).

 

 
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G.          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.         Pinellas WorkNet.  (Councilmember Newton) (Oral)

4.         Approving the marketing and sale of the City's television station, WSPF-CA, by Hadden & Associates, Inc. at a commission not to exceed five percent and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

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

I.             New Business

1.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a discussion of a Juvenile Diversion Program.  (Councilmember Newton)

 

 
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2.         Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee a discussion for creation of a "Parks Board" for the waterfront.  (Councilmember Danner)

 

 
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J.            Council Committee Reports

1.         Committee of the Whole.  (6/16/11)

 

 
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(a)    Resolution approving a partnership agreement between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County ("JWB") for youth services in specific areas with a term commencing on July 1, 2011 and ending September 30, 2011; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute the partnership agree-ment and all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction; approving a supplemental appropriation of $315,539.80 $315,562 in the General Fund, Parks and Recreation Department (190), Recreation Administration (1573) and accepting a match from the JWB of $157,769.90 $157,781 for this partnership agreement for youth services.

2.         Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (6/23/11)

 

 
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3.         Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (6/23/11)

 

 
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4.         Housing Services Committee.  (6/23/11)

 

 

 
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K.          Legal

L.          Open Forum

M.        Adjournment

Consent Agenda I


Consent Agenda A


July 14, 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.         Southwest Water Reclamation Facility (SWWRF) Diffused Aeration Conversion and Filter Valve Improvements project:

 

 
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(a)    Awarding a Contract to Brandes Design-Build, Inc. in the amount of $4,521,500 for the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility (SWWRF) Diffused Aeration Conversion and Filter Valve Improvements project (Engineering Project No. 11002-112); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $1,055,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund (4003) to the WRF Southwest Diffused Aeration Phase 1 FY11 Project (12969).

(b)   Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 1 to Task Order No. 08 4 A/W, to the Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg and AECOM USA, Inc., in the amount of $180,657, for construction phase engineering services for the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility (SWWRF) Diffused Aeration Conversion and Filter Valves Improvements project. (Engineering Project No. 11002 112; Oracle No. 12969)

2.         Awarding a contract to CRS Building Corporation in the amount of $1,083,317 for renovations of Lakewood Fire Station No. 11 Project (12532); rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Public Safety Capital Improvement Fund (3025) in the amount of $710,000 from the Lake Maggiore Fire Station 8 - New Station Project (11649); approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $710,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Public Safety Capital Improvement Fund (3025), resulting from this rescission, to the Lakewood Fire Station No. 11 Project (12532). (Engineering Project Nos. 08232-018 and 10201-018; Oracle Nos. 11649 and 12532)

 

 
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3.         Awarding a Contract to Henriquez Electric Corporation in the amount of $517,876.96 for the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility (SWWRF) Generator G-2 Replacement project; and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $600,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund (4003) to the WRF SW Generator G2 FY10 Project (12682).

 

 
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(Public Works)

4.         Approving a transfer in the amount of $662,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund - Energy Conservation Commitment (0001) to the General Capital Improvements Fund (3001); and approving supplemental appropriations from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvements Fund (3001), resulting from this transfer, in the amount of $300,000 to the Mahaffey Theater Mechanical Plant Project  (12889) and $362,000 to the Citywide Energy Enhancements FY11 Project (13169).

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


July 14, 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 Bright House Networks, LLC ("Bright House") for high bandwidth services for the ICS Department at an estimated annual cost of $197,000.

 

 
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2.         Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with Pinellas County Schools Food Service for the after school snack program for the Parks & Recreation Department at an estimated annual cost of $135,000.

 

 
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3.         Renewing blanket purchase agreements for electrical supplies with Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc. d/b/a CED/Raybro; and Mayer Electric Supply Company, Inc. at an estimated annual amount of $130,000.

 

 
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4.         Renewing agreements with Davis Concrete, Inc. and Frontier Ready Mix, Inc. for ready mix concrete and related services at an estimated annual amount of $100,000.

 

 
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5.         Approving the marketing and sale of the City's television station, WSPF-CA, by Hadden & Associates, Inc. at a commission not to exceed five percent and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.  [Moved to Reports as G-4]

 

 
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(City Development)

6.         Approving expenditures of approximately $286,000 in Federal grant funds for infrastructure improvements along 18th Avenue South and within the Tangerine Avenue Community Redevelopment Area.

 

 
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7.         Resolution certifying that the Christmas Toy Shop Project, Inc. ("Toy Shop") project to repair, resurface and repave the parking lot surrounding its facility located at 550 - 16th Street North and solicit contributions to assist in completing the improvement(s) is consistent with local plans and regulations, as part of the State's Enterprise Zone Community Contribution Tax Credit Program eligibility process.

 

 
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8.         Resolution rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Airport Capital Projects Fund (4033) in the amount of $9,207.88 from the Airport Terminal Furniture Project (11868) ("Rescission"); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $9,207.88 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Airport Capital Projects Fund (4033), resulting from the Rescission, to the Airport Control Tower Project (11392).

 

 
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(Leisure & Community Services)

9.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 1 ("Amendment") to the Historic Preservation Award Grant Agreement ("Agreement") between the City and the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources for the Maximo Park Indian Midden Educational Sign Project; extending the term of the Agreement; and to execute all other documents necessary to effectuate the Amendment.

 

 
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10.     Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. ("CCC"):

 

 
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(a)    Accepting additional grant monies from the Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. ("CCC") in the amount of $17,353 for the Walter Fuller Recreation Center's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a contract amendment and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction with CCC; and approving a supplemental appropriation of $17,353 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department WF 21 CCLC FY11 Project.

(b)   Accepting additional grant monies from Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. ("CCC") in the amount of $68,952 for the Teen Arts, Sports and Cultural Opportunities (TASCO) Summer Teen Camp Programs; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a contract amendment and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction with CCC; and approving a supplemental appropriation of $68,952 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues to the  Recreation Department TASCO FY11 Project.

(Public Works)

11.     Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $21,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Water Resources Capital Projects Fund (4003) to the WRF Southwest Switchboard SB-1 FY10 project (12681).

 

 
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(Appointments)

12.     Confirming the appointment of Carol J. Smith and Michael L. ManIowe as regular members to the City Beautiful Commission to fill unexpired three-year terms ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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13.     Confirming the appointment of Sadie W. Camon as an alternate member to the Nuisance Abatement Board to fill an unexpired two-year term ending November 30, 2012.

 

 
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14.     Confirming the appointment of Ashon Jahi Nesbitt and Ann Thompson Taylor as regular members to the St. Petersburg Housing Authority to fill unexpired four-year terms ending December 31, 2014.

 

 
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15.     Confirming the appointment of Stephanie M. Edwards as a regular member to the Commission on Aging to fill unexpired three-year term ending December 31, 2013.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

16.     Approving minutes of the May 5, May 12 and May 19, 2011 City Council meetings.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates (July 21, 2011)

Thursday, July 14, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

Legislative Affairs & Intergovernmental Relations Committee

Thursday, July 14, 2011, following Agenda Review, Room 100

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Arts Funding Committee

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 11:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Youth Services Committee

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

City Council Meeting

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 3:00 p.m., Council Chamber

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Housing Services Committee

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 10:30 a.m., Room 100

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates (August 4, 2011)

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

City Council Workshop – Historic Preservation

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 2:00 p.m., Room 100

 

City Beautiful

6 Regular Members

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

 

Commission on Aging

2 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/13)

 

 

International Relations Committee

2 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/13)

 

Nuisance Abatement Board

2 Alternate Members

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

 

 

 

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)