May 17, 2012

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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May 17, 2012

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.

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)

Setting June 7, 2012 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinances:

1.      Ordinance amending Division 1, Article V of Chapter 7, amending descriptions of the North, Central and South Basins and creating a description of the Port of St. Petersburg and Bayboro Harbor.

 

 
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2.      Ordinance of the City of St. Petersburg deleting the existing Article VI of Chapter 7; creating a new Article VI of Chapter 7, anchoring in waterways of St. Petersburg; providing a purpose, intent and definitions; creating Division 1, relating to the regulation of vessels, excluding live-aboard vessels and floating structures, outside the mooring field; creating Division 2, restrictions on live-aboard vessels and floating structures; and creating Division 3, enforcement procedures.

 

 
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E.       Reports

1.      Mahaffey Theater Update. (Oral)

 

 
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2.      Pier Architect/Engineering Agreement - Michael Maltzan Architecture.

 

 
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3.      Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council. (Vice-Chair Nurse) (Oral)

 

 
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4.      Tampa Bay Estuary Program.  (Councilmember Kornell) (Oral)

 

 
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5.      Tourist Development Council. (Chair Curran) (Oral)

 

 
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6.      Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with G.A. Food Services of Pinellas County, Inc. d/b/a G.A. Food Service, Inc. for the summer food service program for the Parks and Recreation Department at an estimated annual amount of $339,145.

 

 
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7.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Site Agreement ("Agreement") with Progress Energy Service Company, LLC as agent for Florida Power Corporation d/b/a Progress Energy Florida, Inc. funded in part from the U.S. Department of Energy, as part of an Assistance Agreement which, among other things, partially funds Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.

 

 
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8.      Approving the purchase of a replacement rigid hull inflatable boat from Brunswick Commercial & Government Products, Inc. at $98,686 and two outboard motors from Marina Mike's, LLC at $30,938.09 for the Police Department at a total cost of $129,624.09.

 

 
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9.      External Audit Proposal.

 

 
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F.       New Business

1.      Referring to the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee for discussion extending domestic partner benefits to City employees who are not covered by a union.  (Councilmember Kornell)

 

 
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G.       Council Committee Reports

1.      Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee.  (5/10/12)

 

 
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2.      Public Services & Infrastructure Committee.  (5/10/12)

 

 
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3.      Arts Funding Committee.  (5/10/12)

 

 
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H.       Legal

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 1503.

 

 
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2.      Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Securing Number 1164.

 

 
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3.      Confirming the preliminary assessment for Building Demolition Number 392.

 

 
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4.      Ordinance 1037-V approving a vacation of a 20-foot radius street easement at the southeast corner of 4th Street North and 10th Avenue North. (City File 12-33000002)

 

 
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5.      Ordinance 19-H in accordance with Section 1.02(c)(5)B., St. Petersburg City Charter, authorizing the restrictions contained in Assurances ("Grant Assurances") which are set forth in the Grant Documents to be executed by the City, as a requirement for receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") Grant ("Grant") in an amount not to exceed $810,900 which require that the City will not sell, lease, encumber or otherwise transfer or dispose of any part of the City's right, title, or other interests in Albert Whitted Airport ("Airport"), nor cause or permit any activity or action on the Airport which would interfere with its use for airport purposes, for a period not to exceed 20 years from the date of acceptance of the grant; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to apply for and accept the Grant in an amount not to exceed $810,900; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Ordinance; approving a supplemental appropriation from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Airport Capital Improvement Fund (4033) resulting from these additional revenues in the amount of $269,100 to the Airport - Taxiway "A-1" and South Apron Construction project (12477); providing an effective date; and providing for expiration. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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6.      Ordinance 20-H amending Sections 10-31, 10-40 and 10-41 of the St. Petersburg City Code; clarifying certain provisions related to polling places; and creating a new Section 10-30 to provide for redistricting by the Citizen's Redistricting Commission as required by the Charter.

 

 
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7.      Ordinance 21-H amending Chapter 16 which allows docks abutting single family homes in certain locations which is required to be processed by the settlement in the Bayou Bonita lawsuit.

 

 
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8.      Approving a substantial amendment to the City's FY 2011/12 Annual Action Plan and supplemental appropriation of $44,199.26 from the unappropriated fund balance of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Fund (1017) to the Housing Department Administration (082-1089) (Community Development Block Grant-Recovery (CDBG-R) to fund the Clam Bayou Trail Project which consists of a Rapid Flashing Beacon at the intersection of 22nd Avenue South and 41st Street South and administrative costs.

 

 
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J.        Open Forum

K.       Adjournment

CRA


St. Petersburg

Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

May 17, 2012

 

 

1.      City Council Convenes as Community Redevelopment Agency.

 

 
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2.      Resolution of the St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) finding the "Bayway Apartments" project, located in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue North, consistent with the Intown Redevelopment Plan, as reviewed in Community Redevelopment Agency report IRP 12-04b; and providing an effective date.

 

 
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3.      Adjourn Community Redevelopment Agency.

 

 
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Consent Agenda I


Consent Agenda A


May 17, 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 a change notice to Morelli Landscaping, Inc. for landscaping services in the amount of $490,500 which increases the total contract amount to $3,460,500.

 

 
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Consent Agenda II


Consent Agenda B


May 17, 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.      Renewing a blanket purchase agreement with G.A. Food Services of Pinellas County, Inc. d/b/a G.A. Food Service, Inc. for the summer food service program for the Parks and Recreation Department at an estimated annual amount of $339,145. [Moved to Reports as E-6]

 

 
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2.      Awarding blanket purchase agreements to Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC and The Lane Construction Corporation for asphalt for the Stormwater, Pavement & Traffic Operations Department at an estimated annual cost of $206,000.

 

 
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3.      Awarding a blanket purchase agreement to Dell Marketing Limited Partnership for desktops, laptops and computer peripherals at an estimated annual cost of $180,000.

 

 
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4.      Awarding annual cooperative purchase agreements to United Rentals (North America), Inc. and Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation for equipment rental at an estimated annual cost of $160,000.

 

 
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5.      Awarding a contract to ARC Development, Inc. for the North Bay Trail 1st Street North, from 47th Ave NE to 49th Ave NE project in the amount of $152,319.34.  (Engineering Project No. 11051-112; Oracle No. 12904)

 

 
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6.      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 $130,000.

 

 
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(City Development)

7.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept the conveyance of an improved unoccupied property located at 2000 Union Street South, St. Petersburg, from Josephine M. Cafaro, as Trustee under the Living Trust of Josephine M. Cafaro, Under Trust Dated October 22, 1998; to pay closing related costs and real estate taxes not to exceed $1,500; and to pay demolition related costs not to exceed $6,000.

 

 
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8.      Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a Lease Agreement with Pasadena Card Club, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, for the use of City-owned real property located at Ten Park Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida for a period of thirty-six (36) months at an aggregate rent of $36.00; and to waive the reserve for replacement requirement. (Requires affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)

 

 
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(Leisure & Community Services)

9.      Resolution accepting a donation of outdoor fitness equipment known as a Fitness Zone for Azalea Park from The Trust for Public Land with a sixty percent (60%) matching requirement; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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10.    Approving a substantial amendment to the City's FY 2011/12 Annual Action Plan and supplemental appropriation of $44,199.26 from the unappropriated fund balance of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Fund (1017) to the Housing Department Administration (082-1089) (Community Development Block Grant-Recovery (CDBG-R) to fund the Clam Bayou Trail Project which consists of a Rapid Flashing Beacon at the intersection of 22nd Avenue South and 41st Street South and administrative costs.  .  [Moved to Public Hearings as I-8]

 

 
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11.    Approving a supplemental appropriation of $153,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Local Assistance Housing (SHIP-1019) to the Housing Department Administration (082-1089) to fund current housing strategies.

 

 
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(Public Works)

12.    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 ADEAS-Q, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., and Sprinkle Consulting, Inc., to furnish professional engineering services for Traffic Calming, Bicycle/Pedestrian and Development of Regional Impacts Projects.

 

 
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13.    Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute an Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Site Agreement ("Agreement") with Progress Energy Service Company, LLC as agent for Florida Power Corporation d/b/a Progress Energy Florida, Inc. funded in part from the U.S. Department of Energy, as part of an Assistance Agreement which, among other things, partially funds Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.  [Moved to Reports as E-7]

 

 
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(Appointments)

14.    Appointing Philip C. Harris as a regular member to the Social Services Allocations Committee to serve an unexpired three-year term ending September 30, 2012.

 

 
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(Miscellaneous)

15.    Approving a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $30,000 from the unappropriated balance of the Law Enforcement Fund (1023), to the Police Department, Federal Justice Forfeiture (140-2858) to outfit an Armored Surveillance Vehicle; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.

 

 
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16.    Approving the purchase of a replacement rigid hull inflatable boat from Brunswick Commercial & Government Products, Inc. at $98,686 and two outboard motors from Marina Mike's, LLC at $30,938.09 for the Police Department at a total cost of $129,624.09.  [Moved to Reports as E-8]

 

 
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End notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Note:  An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.

 

Council FY 2013 Operating Budget Workshop

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 100

 

Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 8:00 a.m., Room 100

 

Public Services & Infrastructure Committee

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 9:15 a.m., Room 100

 

Arts Funding Committee

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 11:00 a.m., Room 100

 

CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 1:30 p.m., Room 100

 

City Council Meeting

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 3:00 p.m., Council Chamber

 

Council FY 2013 CIP Budget Workshop

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Room 100

 

FY 2013 Budget Forum/Summit - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012, Roberts Recreation Center, 1246 50th Avenue North

 

Joint Youth Services & Budget, Finance & Taxation Committees

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 100

 

Council Workshop

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m., Room 100

Security Requirements for Downtown Alcoholic Beverage Establishments

 

Consolidated Plan Review Committee

Friday, May 18, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 100

 

FY 2013 Budget Workshop

Monday, May 21, 2012, 9:00 a.m., Room 100

 

FY 2013 Budget Forum/Summit - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012, Manhattan Casino, 642 22nd Street South


 

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)