March 1, 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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March 1, 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.       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 15-H amending Section 27-539(a) of the St. Petersburg City Code to enlarge the required depth of commercial bulk container enclosures; amending Section 27-557(a)(2)(a) to make once-per-week collection status available to single-family residences with two persons with permitted curbside recycling when other requirements of the Section are met; and providing that this Ordinance is prospective only and fences, walled areas, and enclosures for bulk containers that were legally constructed prior to the effective date of this Ordinance shall be allowed to legally remain.

 

 
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2.      Ordinance 16-H providing for the sale and consumption of beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages in Williams Park on April 20, 2012; for the  Co-Sponsored Event known as Sun Screen Film Festival on that date.

 

 
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E.       Reports

1.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a First Amendment to the Lease and Operating Agreement by and between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida and Bay Air Flying Service, Inc., a Florida corporation; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate same; waiving $94,126 of disputed arrearages owed to the City; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept a promissory note in the amount of $11,497.75 from Ronald Methot to pay the balance of arrearages over ten (10) months; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to waive the fixed increase required in the T-Hangar sub-tenant agreements. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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2.      Anchoring and Mooring Pilot Program.

 

 
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(a)   Resolution finding that the draft ordinance is consistent with the goals of the Anchoring and Mooring Pilot Program pursuant to Section 327.4105, Florida Statutes; authorizing City Administration to submit the draft ordinance to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ("FFWCC") for approval; authoring the City Attorney or his designee to make any changes required by the FFWCC; and providing that the draft ordinance (as attached or as amended) shall be adopted by City Council after approval by the FFWCC.

3.      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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4.      Tampa Bay Water.  (Councilmember Nurse) (Oral)

 

 
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5.      Tourist Development Council. (Chair Curran)

 

 
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6.      Resolution finding that payment of all closing related costs, including documentary stamps, for acquisition of the property herein described serves a public purpose; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to purchase one (1) improved parcel located at  2342 - 7th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida, for Phase II of the Dome Industrial Park Plan for the sum of $145,000; to pay all closing related costs, including documentary stamps, not to exceed $5,000; to pay, in accordance with U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations and applicable Federal statutes, a reimbursement to the seller for actual re-establishment expenses not to exceed $10,000; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate same; approving a transfer in the amount of $34,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund (0001) Land Sale Proceeds Commitment to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $34,000 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001) resulting from this transfer to the Dome Industrial Park Redevelopment Project (C133242).

 

 
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7.      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 $657,420.

 

 
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8.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to amend the School Resource Officer Agreement between the School Board of Pinellas County, Florida and the City of St Petersburg to change or modify the contract amount from $446,004.66 to $441,103.50 due to the removal of the fixed amount for overtime costs associated with additional School Resource Officer hours for extended school days at Gibbs High School and Lakewood High School; to add a provision for monthly invoices to be paid by the School Board for such overtime costs; to make various non-substantive changes including typographical errors and terminology, and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

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

Setting March 15, 2012 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):

1.      Approving a vacation of a portion of 2nd Avenue North, lying 50 feet west of 16th Street North and 200 feet east of 17th Street North and modifying the legal description of City Ordinance 1024-V approved on April 7, 2011. (City File 10-33000017)

 

 
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2.      Amending the land use and zoning of an estimated 2.05 acre subject property generally located on the west side of 66th Street North, between 1st Avenue North and Pasadena Avenue North. (City File FLUM-13)

 

 
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(a)   Ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map designation from Residential Urban (RU) to Planned Redevelopment Mixed-Use (PR-MU).

(b)  Ordinance rezoning the above described property from NT-3 (Neighborhood Traditional Single-Family) to CRT-1 (Corridor Residential Traditional), or other less intensive use.

G.       New Business

1.      Requesting City Council schedule a Workshop to discuss the scope of the Waterfront Master Plan.  (Chair Curran)

 

 
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H.       Council Committee Reports

1.      Joint Meeting of the Youth Services Committee & Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (2/16/12)

 

 
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(a)   Resolution approving a second amendment to the Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Logan Management Group, Inc., dba Strategic Partners ("Logan") dated June 17, 2011 ("Agreement"), to further extend the term for an additional ninety (90) days for a total extension to the term of the agreement not to exceed one hundred eighty (180) days so that Logan can finalize the deliverables required by the Agreement; and authorizing the Chair of the Budget, Finance and Taxation Committee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

2.      Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (2/23/12)

 

 
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3.      Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (2/23/12)

 

 
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(a)   Resolution approving four FY 12 Neighborhood Partnership Grant Applications; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute agreements and all other documents necessary to effectuate completion of these FY 12 Neighborhood Partnership Grant Projects; and approving an amendment to the FY 11 Grant Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida and MLK 9th Street Business District, Inc.

4.      Housing Services Committee.  (2/23/12)

 

 
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(a)   Resolution approving an amendment ("Plan Amendment") to the City's Local Housing Assistance Plan under the State Housing Initiatives Partnership ("SHIP") Program for FY 2009-2012 ("Current Plan");  authorizing the Mayor or his designee to submit the Plan Amendment to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation; to execute all documents necessary to effectuate the Current Plan, as amended; and to expend funds in accordance with the Current Plan, as amended, upon approval of the Plan Amendment by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation.

(b)  Resolution authorizing the Administration to take the actions set forth herein that will enable the Administration to act on housing assistance issues in a timely manner based on established written policies and procedures when funds are available and the Administration has determined that such actions are economically feasible and in the City's best interest; provided that the Administration shall establish written policies and procedures that assure the objective determination of the economic feasibility and the City's best interest in each instance prior to taking any of the actions approved herein; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Resolution.

(c)   Resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to allow New Millennial, LLC ("Developer"), to sell the affordable home at 2937 3rd Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida ("Property") at its appraised value at the time of the sale and pay to the City the sale proceeds, net of closing costs paid by developer, in full satisfaction of the Housing Capital Improvement Program Investor Sales Program loan with a current balance of $127,000, made by the City to Developer to construct the Property; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

5.      Co-Sponsored Events Committee.  (2/21/12)

 

 
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(a)   Ordinance providing for the sale and consumption of beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages in Williams Park on March 31, 2012; and April 28, 2012 for the Co-Sponsored Events known as Saturdays in the Park Concerts on those dates.

(b)  Resolution in accordance with City Code Section 21-38(d) exempting Festivals of Speed aka St. Petersburg Festivals of Speed, Funk Fest 2012 aka Funk Fest Old School Music Festival, Tampa Bay Bluesfest  aka Tampa Bay Blues Festival 2012 and the 97x Backyard BBQ aka 97x Memorial Day Backyard BBQ from the restrictions in City Code Section 21-38 (d) on the issuance of a permit for alcoholic beverages (for on premises consumption only) to be sold, served, dispensed, possessed, used and/ or consumed in: 1) Vinoy Park for St. Petersburg Festivals of Speed to be held April 1, 2012 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.; 2) Vinoy Park for Funk Fest Old School Music Festival to be held April 6 & 7, 2012, between the hours of 5:00 p.m and 10:30 p.m. on April 6 and 3:00 p.m. and 10 p.m. on April 7; 3)  Vinoy Park for Tampa Bay Blues Festival 2012 to be held April 13, 14 & 15, 2012 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 10:00 p.m. each day; and 4) Vinoy Park for the 97x Memorial Day Backyard BBQ May 26, 2012, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

(c)   Resolution approving the application for Co-Sponsored  Event Status "in name only"  for Centaur Productions, LLC ("Centaur") for an event entitled Great American Music Event to be held September 28-30, 2012, in Vinoy Park from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m, each day in accordance with City Council Resolution No. 2000-562, as amended; provided all City fees are paid 10 days prior to the event taking place; and further provided that Centaur provide the City with proof of its existence as a legal entity within 30 days of the date of this Resolution; waiving the non-profit requirement of City Council Resolution No. 2000-562(a) 8 as to Centaur; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Resolution.

(d)  Resolution in accordance with City Code Section 21-38(d) Exempting Great American Music Event from the restrictions in City Code Section 21-38 (d) on the issuance of a permit for alcoholic beverages (for on premises consumption only) to be sold, served, dispensed, possessed, used and/or consumed in Vinoy Park for Great American Music Event to be held September 28-30, 2012 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. each day.

I.         Legal

J.        Open Forum

K.       Adjournment

Consent Agenda I


Consent Agenda A


March 1, 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.      Awarding a contract to Kamminga & Roodvoets, Inc. in the amount of $2,555,955.00 for Jungle Lake Northeast Basin Storm Drainage Improvements. (Engineering Project No. 10007-110; Oracle No.12549)

 

 
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2.      Accepting a proposal from Symetra Life Insurance Company for specific stop loss and aggregate stop loss insurance coverage for the Human Resources Department at an estimated annual premium of $760,655; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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3.      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 $657,420.  [Moved to Reports as E-7]

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


March 1, 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.      Accepting a proposal from Schwing Bioset, Inc., a sole source supplier for a one-year lease of a biosolids treatment system for the Water Resources Department at an annual cost not to exceed $450,000.

 

 
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(City Development)

2.      Resolution finding that payment of all closing related costs, including documentary stamps, for acquisition of the property herein described serves a public purpose; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to purchase one (1) improved parcel located at  2342 - 7th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida, for Phase II of the Dome Industrial Park Plan for the sum of $145,000; to pay all closing related costs, including documentary stamps, not to exceed $5,000; to pay, in accordance with U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations and applicable Federal statutes, a reimbursement to the seller for actual re-establishment expenses not to exceed $10,000; and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate same; approving a transfer in the amount of $34,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund (0001) Land Sale Proceeds Commitment to the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $34,000 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Capital Improvement Fund (3001) resulting from this transfer to the Dome Industrial Park Redevelopment Project (C133242).  [Moved to Reports as E-6]

 

 
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3.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Parking Space Use Agreement between The City of St. Petersburg and Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, an agency of the State of Florida, that provides a twelve (12) month extension for the use of thirty (30) parking spaces at the Port of St. Petersburg to March 31, 2013.  (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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4.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with 909 Entertainment, Inc., a Florida for profit corporation, for use of the City-owned block of unimproved parcels located between 22nd Street South and 23rd Street South bounded by 7th Avenue South and Fairfield Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida, on April 8, 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)

5.      Rescinding an unencumbered appropriation in the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029) in the amount of $296,000 from the School/Partnered Park Playgrounds FY10 Project (12572); and approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $296,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Culture Capital Improvement Fund (3029), resulting from this rescission, to the Play Equipment Replacement FY12 Project (13252).  (Engineering Project Nos. 10223-017 and 12211-017; Oracle Nos. 12572 and 13252)

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

6.      Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $5,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Fund (1023), to the Police Department, Federal Justice Forfeiture (140-2858) to fund a matching contribution from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office in support of the 2012 Leadership St Petersburg Class annual charitable project - Florida Resurrection house, Inc.'s building renovations; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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7.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to amend the School Resource Officer Agreement between the School Board of Pinellas County, Florida and the City of St Petersburg to change or modify the contract amount from $446,004.66 to $441,103.50 due to the removal of the fixed amount for overtime costs associated with additional School Resource Officer hours for extended school days at Gibbs High School and Lakewood High School; to add a provision for monthly invoices to be paid by the School Board for such overtime costs; to make various non-substantive changes including typographical errors and terminology, and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.  [Moved to Reports as E-8]

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

 

 

Co-Sponsored Events Committee

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 8:15 a.m., Room 100

 

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Housing Services Committee

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 10:30 a.m., Room 100

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates

Thursday, February 23, 2012, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

 

 

Council Pier Workshop 

Thursday, February 23, 2012, following Agenda Review, Room 100

 

 

Council Workshop

Thursday, March 29, 2012, following Agenda Review, Room 100

 

Management Studies – Develop process for future studies

Taxes/Impact Fees Independent External Audit – Scope of Work

 


 

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 Members

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

 

Community Preservation Commission

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 9/30/14)

 

 

 

Commission on Aging

2 Regular Members

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

 

Planning & Visioning Commission

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 9/30/13)

 

Public Arts Commission

1 Regular Member

(Term expires 2/28/14)

 

 

 

End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)