January 12, 2012

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:

 

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January 12, 2012

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

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 13-H creating St. Petersburg City Code Section 4-7 ("Bees, Wasps, Yellow Jackets and other stinging insects") and revising Section 16.40.060.4 ("Lot Clearing").

 

 
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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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(a)    Pinellas Alternatives Analysis Update - Scott Pringle, Jacobs Engineering Group

2.         Approving an agreement with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA Auto Parts (NAPA) for onsite integrated inventory management services for the Fleet Management Department at an estimated annual cost of $3,507,375 and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $389,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Fleet Management Fund (5001), Fleet Mechanical Costs (8002527) for the sale of current inventory to NAPA.

 

 
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3.         Pinellas Planning Council.  (Councilmember Kennedy) (Oral)

 

 
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4.         EMS Update.  (Councilmember Kennedy) (Oral)

 

 
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5.         Awarding a contract to Frederick Derr and Company, Incorporated in the amount of $407,933.57 for Miscellaneous Traffic Control Improvements Project (Engineering Project No. 11015-21; Oracle Nos. C220741, 11316, 12582, 12591, 12592, 12894, 12903, 12904, 13286, and 13288).

 

 
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6.         Accepting a proposal from Boley Centers, Inc. for management services for the summer youth intern program (SYIP) for the Human Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $250,000.

 

 
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7.         Awarding a blanket purchase agreement to Rowland, Inc. for FY 2012 unscheduled utility infrastructure repairs for the Water Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $200,000.

 

 
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8.         Resolution certifying that Juvenile Welfare Board's (JWB) Children's Services Council of Pinellas County project "JobCare: Child Care Incentive Program" is consistent with local plans and regulations.

 

 
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9.         Resolution certifying that Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay's (RTTB) "Rebuilding Together South St. Petersburg" project is consistent with local plans and regulations.

 

 
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10.     Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $17,757 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Fund (1023), to the Police Department, Federal Justice Forfeiture (140-2858) for the purchase of transportation and lodging for 27 Police Department personnel to accompany the fallen officer's families and represent the Department at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C during Police Week, May 13 through May 15, 2012.; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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11.     Resolution approving the indigent status of the National Christian League Councils and authorizing the waiver of City fees and costs for the 27th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade.

 

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

I.             New Business

1.         Proposing a management study to audit the collection of taxes and impact fees between the years 2004 - 2011.  (Councilmember Kornell)

 

 
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2.         Requesting presentation of two balanced budgets from the Mayor.  (Chair Kennedy)

 

 
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3.         Requesting Legal staff create a City Council Rules and Procedures Manual.  (Chair Kennedy)

 

 
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4.         Requesting the January 19, 2012 City Council meeting start time be amended to begin at 4:30 p.m.  (Chair Curran)

 

 
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5.         Requesting the ratification of the Council Chair's appointments to Council Committees; also requesting the nomination(s) and election(s) to vacancies created by the departure of Herb Polson to the board of Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority and the Metropolitan Planning Organization.  (Chair Curran)

 

 
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J.            Council Committee Reports

K.          Legal

1.         Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board Interlocal Agreement and providing that the City Attorney or his designee can make non-substantive changes to this Interlocal Agreement.  [Moved to Consent as CB-24, listed under Legal erroneously.]

 

 
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L.          Open Forum

 

M.        Adjournment

Consent Agenda I


Consent Agenda A


January 12, 2012

 

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 an agreement with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA Auto Parts (NAPA) for onsite integrated inventory management services for the Fleet Management Department at an estimated annual cost of $3,507,375 and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $389,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Fleet Management Fund (5001), Fleet Mechanical Costs (8002527) for the sale of current inventory to NAPA.  [Moved to Reports as G-2]

 

 
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2.         Renewing agreements with Compbenefits Insurance Company for voluntary PPO dental coverage at an estimated amount of $322,513 and Compbenefits Company for voluntary DHMO dental and vision insurances at an estimated annual premium of $655,333 for a total of $977,846, and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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3.         Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with Standard Insurance Company for group ancillary insurance at an estimated annual premium of $753,895.

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


January 12, 2012

 

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.         Awarding a contract to Frederick Derr and Company, Incorporated in the amount of $407,933.57 for Miscellaneous Traffic Control Improvements Project (Engineering Project No. 11015-21; Oracle Nos. C220741, 11316, 12582, 12591, 12592, 12894, 12903, 12904, 13286, and 13288).   [Moved to Reports as G-5]

 

 
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2.         Awarding a Contract to Eveland Brothers, Inc. in the amount of $310,700 for the Dwight Jones Neighborhood Center Improvements Project (12890); rescinding unencumbered appropriations from the following projects in the City Facilities Capital Improvement Fund (3031):  $80,000 from the City Facility HVAC Replacement/Upgrade FY11 Project (12891), $15,000 from the Infrastructure To Be Determined FY11 Project (12893), and $50,000 from the  Main Library HVAC Replacement/Upgrade Project (12579); rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the amount of $50,000 from the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029), Walter Fuller Park Improvements FY08 Project (11171); approving supplemental appropriations in the amount of $145,000 from the City Facilities Capital Improvement Fund (3031) and $50,000 from the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029), resulting from these rescissions, to Dwight Jones Neighborhood Center Improvements Project (12890).

 

 
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3.         Awarding two-year contracts to Cross Construction Services, Inc., Cross Environmental Services, Inc., Forristall Enterprises, Inc., H & H Ferguson Contracting, Inc. and Sonny Glasbrenner, Inc., for demolition and removal of structures at an estimated annual cost of $290,000.

 

 
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4.         Accepting a proposal from Boley Centers, Inc. for management services for the summer youth intern program (SYIP) for the Human Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $250,000.  [Moved to Reports as G-6]

 

 
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5.         Awarding a blanket purchase agreement to Rowland, Inc. for FY 2012 unscheduled utility infrastructure repairs for the Water Resources Department at an estimated annual cost of $200,000.  [Moved to Reports as G-7]

 

 
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6.         Awarding a contract to Concrete Modular Systems, Inc. in the amount of $113,748.84 for the Azalea Bulldogs Restrooms and Concession Practice Facility.

 

 
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7.         Awarding a two-year blanket purchase agreement to Motorola Solutions, Inc. and renewing agreements with Allied Electronics, Inc. and Mayer Electric Supply Company, Inc. for electronic parts for the ICS Department at an estimated annual amount of $105,000.

 

 
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(City Development)

8.         Resolution certifying that Juvenile Welfare Board's (JWB) Children's Services Council of Pinellas County project "JobCare: Child Care Incentive Program" is consistent with local plans and regulations.  [Moved to Reports as G-8]

 

 

9.         Resolution certifying that Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay's (RTTB) "Rebuilding Together South St. Petersburg" project is consistent with local plans and regulations. [Moved to Reports as G-9]

 

 
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10.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with 909 Entertainment, Inc., a Florida for profit corporation, for use of an entire City-owned block of unimproved parcels located between 22nd Street South and 23rd Street South bounded by 7th Avenue South and Fairfield Avenue South on January 14, 2012 for a use fee of $500.00, to provide staging for a classic car and motorcycle show and parking for the public while hosting a community event.

 

 
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(Public Works)

11.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an annual Master Agreement and up to three one-year renewal options between the City of St. Petersburg and URS Corporation Southern and American Infrastructure Development, Inc. to furnish miscellaneous professional engineering services for Albert Whitted Airport Projects.

 

 
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12.     Accepting revenues in the amount of $135,636 from six local Non-Profits for labor on energy upgrades; and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $135,636 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001), resulting from these revenues, to the EECBG Non Profit Contracts Project (13488).

 

 
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(Appointments)

13.     Confirming the appointments by the Mayor to the State Housing Initiatives Partnership ("SHIP") Affordable Housing Advisory Committee ("Committee") in accordance with Section 420.9076. Florida Statutes, for a three year term.

 

 
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14.     Confirming the reappointment of Linda Worcester Dobbs, Beverly Mitlin and Maureen Ahern as regular members to the International Relations Committee to serve three-year terms ending December 31, 2014.

 

 
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15.     Confirming the reappointment of Ellen Thompson and Natalie Oliver as regular members to the City Beautiful Commission to serve three-years ending December 31, 2014.

 

 
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16.     Confirming the appointment of Sadie W. Camon, currently an alternate member, as a regular member to the Nuisance Abatement Board to serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2014; and confirming the reappointment of R. Ali Montsho as a regular member to the Nuisance Abatement Board to serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2014.

 

 
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17.     Approving the reappointment of Jo Ann Malone as an alternate member to the Code Enforcement Board to serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2014.

 

 
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18.     Approving the appointment of Brian Wilder as a regular member to the Civil Service Board to fill an unexpired three-year term ending June 30, 2014; and approving the reappointment of Donald B. Keller as a regular member to the Civil Service Board to serve three-year term ending June 30, 2014.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

19.     Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $17,757 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Fund (1023), to the Police Department, Federal Justice Forfeiture (140-2858) for the purchase of transportation and lodging for 27 Police Department personnel to accompany the fallen officer's families and represent the Department at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C during Police Week, May 13 through May 15, 2012.; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.  [Moved to Reports as G-10]

 

 
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20.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept a State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management Federally Funded Subgrant in the amount of $281,693 for the specific purpose of performing eligible activities as identified in the Office for Domestic Preparedness Fiscal Year 2011 State Homeland Security Grant Program consistent with the Department of Homeland Security State Strategy; to execute an acceptance letter, a grant agreement with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management and all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction; and approving a supplemental appropriation of $281,693 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Special Projects Fund (0001) resulting from these additional revenues to the Fire Department (150), Fire Operations.

 

 
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21.     Approving minutes of the October 6, October 13 and October 20, 2011 City Council meetings.

 

 
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22.     Resolution approving the indigent status of the National Christian League Councils and authorizing the waiver of City fees and costs for the 27th Annual National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade. [Moved to Reports as G-11]

 

 
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23.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Program Agreement with Community Action Stops Abuse, Inc. ("CASA") in the amount of $45,000 to provide training on domestic violence, the impacts on families and children, inter-relationships of domestic violence, prevention and resources in the City; and to execute all other documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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24.     Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board Interlocal Agreement and providing that the City Attorney or his designee can make non-substantive changes to this Interlocal Agreement.

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

City Council Goal Setting Workshop

Thursday, January 12, 2012, immediately following City Council, Room 100

 

Arts Funding Committee

Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Community Resource Room

 

Legislative Affairs & Intergovernmental Relations Committee

Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m., Community Resource Room

 

 

Youth Services Committee

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

City Council Workshop – Sign Ordinance

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m., Room 100

 

City Council FY13 Budget Priorities Workshop

Thursday, January 19, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Housing Services Committee

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 10:30 a.m., Room 100

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

Pier Workshop

Thursday, January 26, 2012, following Agenda Review, Room 100

 

 

Joint Meeting between Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee/Youth Services Committee

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 100

 


 

 

Arts Advisory Committee

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 9/30/12)

 

City Beautiful

3 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/12 & 12/31/14)

 

Civil Service Board

3 Alternate and 1 Regular Member

(Terms expire 6/30/13 and 6/30/14)

 

 

 

 

Commission on Aging

2 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/12 & 12/31/14)

 

International Relations Committee

2 Regular Members

(Terms expire 12/31/13 & 12/31/14)

 

Public Arts Commission

3 Regular Members

(Terms expire 4/30/13 & 2/28/14)

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)