June 23, 2011

12:30 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.

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.

6.            The Fire Code prohibits anyone from standing in the aisles or in the back of the room.

7.            If other seating is available, please do not occupy the seats reserved for individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing.



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.


June 23, 2011

12:30 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.

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.          Awards and Presentations

1.         Big Max Art Sculpture Presentation.


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D.          Reports

1.         Mahaffey Theater Facility Management Agreement.


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E.          New Business

F.           Legal

1.         Approval of a settlement in the case of Bayou Bonita Land Trust No. 1 v. City of St. Petersburg.


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G.          Open Forum



H.          Adjournment

Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.



City Council Meeting

Thursday, July 14, 2011, 8:30 a.m., Council Chamber



CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates (July 28, 2011)

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



Legislative Affairs & Intergovernmental Relations Committee

Thursday, July 14, 2011, immediately 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



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)