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Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

2:00 PM

315 Court Street Clearwater, Florida 33756

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Karen Williams Seel, Chair Pat Gerard, Vice-Chair

Dave Eggers Charlie Justice Janet C. Long

Kathleen Peters Kenneth T. Welch

Regular Meeting Agenda

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners

www.pinellascounty.org

Barry A. Burton, County Administrator Jewel White, County Attorney Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

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May 21, 2019Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting Agenda

ROLL CALL

INVOCATION by Pastor Rachel Hughes, Curlew United Methodist Church, Palm Harbor

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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

1. National Public Works Week Proclamation: Public Works - Addie Javed, Director - Shea Jackson, Air Quality Division - Joe DeMoss, Construction

Division - Glenn Goss, Construction Division - Sean Hannigan, Customer and Technical Services Division - Jessica Jones, Customer and Technical Services Division - Joseph Thames, Environmental Division - Rob Jones, Stormwater and Vegetation Division - Nathan Hitt, Survey Mapping Division - Erin Lawson, Transportation Division - Nancy McKibben, Transportation Division - Casey Morse, Transportation Division - Alexis Sergeant, Transportation Division - Sean Tipton, Transportation Division
Tagged Passions:recognition, construction, transportation, services, environment, Public Works, public works, and stormwater

19-623A

2. Superior Transit Access Recognition (STAR) Award Presentation: - Gloria Lepik-Corrigan, past Transit Rider Advisory Committee (TRAC) Chair - Bob

Lasher, External Affairs Officer, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA)
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19-624A

3. Partner Presentation: Kirk Ray Smith, President CEO, RCS Pinellas, Inc.

19-625A

CONSENT AGENDA - Items 4 through 19

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

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4. Minutes of the regular meeting held April 23, 2019.19-774A

5. Vouchers and bills paid from March 24 through May 4, 2019.19-775A

Reports received for filing:

6. Dock Fee Report for the month of April 2019.19-776A

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7. Division of Inspector General, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2019-08 dated April 3, 2019 - Unannounced Audit of the

Heritage Village Petty Cash Fund.
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19-777A

8. Division of Inspector General, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Report No. 2019-09 dated May 2, 2019 - Unannounced Audit of the Code

Enforcement Petty Cash and Change Funds.
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19-778A

9. Report of Expenses Incurred Under Incentives, Awards, and Recruitment Ordinance No. 07-26 for the quarters ended June 30, 2017 through September

30, 2018.
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19-779A

10. Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization Financial Statements, Supplementary Information, and Compliance Section for the year ended

September 30, 2018, and Reports of Independent Auditor.
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19-780A

11. Pinellas County Sewer System Enterprise Fund Financial Statements for the years ended September 30, 2018 and 2017.

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19-781A

Miscellaneous items received for filing:

12. City of Clearwater Ordinances Nos. 9237-19, 9240-19, and 9243-19 adopted April 4, 2019, annexing certain properties.

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19-783A

13. Eastlake Oaks Community Development District minutes of the meeting held February 14, 2019.

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19-784A

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR DEPARTMENTS

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County Administrator

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14. Receipt and file report of non-procurement items delegated to the County Administrator for the period ending April 30, 2019.

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19-717A

Recommendation: Accept the receipt and file report of non-procurement items delegated to the County Administrator.

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Public Works

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15. Ranking of firms and agreement with Cardno, Inc. for professional engineering services pertaining to the Fort DeSoto Bay pier and dock

replacement project.
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18-892A

Recommendation: Approval of the ranking of firms and agreement with Cardno, Inc. for professional engineering services pertaining to the Fort DeSoto

Bay pier and dock replacement project.
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* This contract is for professional engineering services to prepare the design and construction plans for the replacement of the Fort DeSoto Bay Pier

and Dock. * Award recommendation is to Cardno, Inc. per the Consultant Competitive Negotiation Act in the amount of 897,980.30. * The pier structure serves as a docking point for multiple agencies and users including Tampa Bay Marine Pilots, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Florida Department of Environmental Protection. * The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded a grant to the County to pay for design for the new pier/dock. * The professional engineering services and construction administration are expected to be completed no later than December 31, 2023.
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Contract No. 178-0370-NC (SS); in the amount of 897,980.25 from notice to proceed for one thousand three hundred ninety-five (1,395) consecutive

calendar days. Authorize the Chairman to sign and the Clerk of the Court to attest.
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16. Award of bid to Suncoast Development of Pinellas County, Inc. for the Park Boulevard Safe Routes to School sidewalk improvement project.

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18-1793A

Recommendation: Approval of the award of bid to Suncoast Development of Pinellas County, Inc. (Suncoast) for the Park Boulevard (Blvd) Safe Routes to

School (SRTS) sidewalk improvement project.
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* The purpose of this SRTS project consists of constructing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant sidewalks, curb ramps and driveways on

both sides of Park Blvd (CR694) from Starkey Road to 66th Street North. * Four bids were received with award recommended to the lowest responsive responsible bid Suncoast in the amount of 1,517,031.30. * All work is expected to be completed within 250 consecutive calendar days. * The proposed upgrades will reduce potential conflicts for disabled citizens and afford a safer walking experience for the public at large while also encouraging citizens to consider alternative means of transportation.
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Bid No. 189-0092 (JJ); PID No. 001512A; in the amount of 1,517,031.30 on the basis of being the lowest responsive, responsible bid received meeting

specifications. Authorize the Chairman to sign and the Clerk of the Court to attest.
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Real Estate Management

17. Declare surplus and authorize the sale or donation of miscellaneous County-owned equipment and vehicles.

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19-451A

Recommendation: Approval of the distribution of the proceeds from the sale of miscellaneous equipment to the General Fund; from vehicles sold from

governmental funds to the Fleet Management Fund to offset the replacement cost of future vehicles; for unused building materials associated with an Airport project, to the Airport.
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* This action declares the listed items as surplus and authorizes their donation to partner agencies or sale to the highest bidder. * The usefulness

of the identified surplus Items (miscellaneous equipment and vehicles) has been exhausted. * In addition to miscellaneous equipment and vehicles, the listed items also include building materials from an uncompleted construction project to partially set off claims against the contractor's surety.
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Risk Management

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18. Quarterly report of claim settlements for the period of January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019.

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19-669A

Recommendation: Acceptance of the receipt and file of the quarterly report of claim settlements for the period of January 1, 2019 through March 31,

2019.
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AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS

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Human Resources

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19. Ranking of firms and agreement with Willis Towers Watson US LLC for employee benefits consulting services.

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18-852A

Recommendation: Approval of the ranking of firms and execution of agreement, as requested by the Human Resources Department (Human Resources), with

Willis Towers Watson US LLC (Willis) for employee benefits consulting services.
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* Contract with Willis for employee benefits consulting services. Five year estimated expenditure of 1,375,000.00. Willis is the current provider of

these services. * This contract provides Human Resources with consultant services to assist with benefit programs and on-gong health and welfare services for employee and retiree group medical plans.
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Contract No. 178-0396-P(RW) in an annual amount of 275,000.00 for a sixty (60) month term total of 1,375,000.00. Authorize the Chairman to sign and

the Clerk of the Court to attest.
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May 21, 2019Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting Agenda

REGULAR AGENDA

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR DEPARTMENTS

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Economic Development

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20. Resolution approving B5121447367 as a qualified applicant for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund program.

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19-612A

Recommendation: Adopt a resolution approving B5121447367 as a qualified applicant pursuant to Section 288.106, Florida Statutes, and identify sources

of local County financial support of Project B5121447367 as local participation in the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund program.
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* The company is in the aviation/aerospace manufacturing industry and is considering a project to consolidate its out-of-state production facility to

Pinellas County. * The project would include the construction of an approximate 40,000-square-foot facility and substantial equipment upgrades. * An estimated 47 employees are projected to be hired with annual pay scales of at least 115 of the average annual wage for the Pinellas County.
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21. Resolution approving B5121447367 as a qualified applicant for an Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption.

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19-614A

Recommendation: Adopt a resolution approving B5121447367 as a qualified applicant for an Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (EDAVTE)

pursuant to Section 196.1995, Florida Statutes, and authorizing B5121447367 to make improvements and/or tangible personal property additions before an exemption ordinance is adopted.
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* The company is in the aviation/aerospace manufacturing industry and is considering a project to consolidate its out-of-state production facility to

Pinellas County. * The project would include the construction of an approximate 40,000-square-foot facility and substantial equipment upgrades for a total estimated capital investment of 7.3 million. * An estimated 47 employees are projected to be hired with annual pay scales of at least 115 of the average annual wage for the Pinellas County. * The EDAVTE program provides for the approval of a resolution allowing a company to commence its project prior to adoption of an Exemption Ordinance. The project will be brought back to the Board for consideration of an Exemption Ordinance and written agreement at a future date with the company name and terms of the incentive being fully disclosed at that time. This resolution does not bind the Board to adopting an Exemption Ordinance.
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Human Services

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22. Third Amendment to the Agreement with Suncoast Center, Inc. for the Behavioral Health High Utilizer Pilot program.

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19-643A

Recommendation: Approval of the Third Amendment to the Agreement with Suncoast Center, Inc. (Suncoast) for the behavioral health high utilizer pilot

program (Program).
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* The Third Amendment provides for continuation of the Program that provides intensive services to the highest utilizers of Pinellas County

hospitals, jail, and crisis stabilization unit. The final two years are intended to continue transitioning clients to less intensive services while not interrupting the significant engagement and progress clients have made. * Funding in the annual amount of 650,862.00 has been identified in the Human Services Department (Human Services) Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) General Fund appropriation and FY20 submitted continuation budget request. * The Board of County Commissioners (Board) approved the original Program Agreement on May 10, 2016. The First Amendment term extension and Second Amendment term extension were approved by the County Administrator. * This non-competitive request was vetted through the Non-Competitive Committee by Human Services on March 22, 2019; after discussion, Committee members agreed with the departmental request to proceed with Board consideration non-competitively.
Tagged Passions:funding, hospital, budget, services, program, healthcare, administrator, and jail

Contract No. 156-0045-P (SS) in the annual amount of 650,862.00 for a twelve month period through May 8, 2020. Authorize the Chairman to sign and the

Clerk of the Court to attest.
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Management and Budget

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23. Amendment No. 3 to Hurricane Irma Grant Funding Agreement No. Z0141 with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management for the Federal

Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grant.
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19-479A

Recommendation: Approval of the Grant Funding Agreement with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management for reimbursement through the

Federal Emergency Management Agency of disaster-related costs associated with Hurricane Irma.
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* Amendment Three to Grant Funding Agreement Z0141 with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management is necessary to receive reimbursement

for disaster-related costs associated with Hurricane Irma * This amendment is to obligate 58,031.49 for permanent work repairs to EMS communication satellite radios and fence repairs on various County sites, and includes a reduction of 1,589.10 for the Belleair Boat dock project for direct administrative costs (DAC). All DAC will be combined into Category Z - Management Costs and submitted once all projects are obligated. * Three Board actions have taken place: (1.) Granicus 18-1362A appropriated 334,339.10 for the Belleair boat docks replacement. (2.) Granicus 18-1363A amended the original funding agreement to appropriate an additional 5,042,697.47 for the Sheriff emergency response activities. (3.) Granicus 18-1867A to appropriate 2,664,791.75 for School Board sheltering activities.
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Authorize the Chairman to sign.

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Public Works

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24. County Incentive Grant Program agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the construction of an Advanced Traffic Management

System/Intelligent Transportation System project.
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19-503A

Recommendation: Approval of the County Incentive Grant Program Agreement (CIGP) and accompanying resolution with the Florida Department of

Transportation (FDOT) in the amount of 2,000,000.00 for the construction of the Phase 3 Advanced Traffic Management System/Intelligent Transportation System project at various locations throughout the County.
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* The FDOT CIGP grant provides up to fifty percent of the construction cost, with the County paying the remaining amount. * Design is complete and

Construction will be completed by October 1, 2021. * The project will provide for enhanced traffic management along these corridors.
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FDOT FPN No. 437046-1-54-1; County PID No. 002601A. Authorize the Chairman to sign and the Clerk of the Court to attest.

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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

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25. County Administrator Miscellaneous.19-632A

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COUNTY ATTORNEY

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26. County Attorney Miscellaneous.19-631A

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AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS

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Emergency Medical Services Authority

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27. Appointments to the Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Board.19-568A

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Recommendation: Sitting as the Pinellas County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority, approve the following appointments to the EMS Medical

Control Board (MCB) for two-year terms ending April 2021:
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* Reappointment of Dr. Stephen Feilinger as Emergency Physician representative. * Appointment of Dr. Matthew Nelson as Emergency Physician alternate

representative.
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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

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28. County Administrator Reports.19-630A

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CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

29. Public Comment.19-629A

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COUNTY COMMISSION

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30. Appointment of alternate member to the Board of Adjustment and Appeals (Board of County Commissioners as a whole).

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19-546A

Recommendation: Approval of the appointment of an alternate member to the Board of Adjustment and Appeals. The term of office shall be four years.

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31. Appointment/reappointment to the Suncoast Health Council (Board of County Commissioners as a whole).

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19-672A

Recommendation: Approval of four appointments and one reappointment to the Suncoast Health Council. The term of office shall be two years. Two

appointments will be from the Consumer category and three appointments from the Provider category.
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32. Appointments to the Council for Person with Disabilities (Individual Appointments by each Commissioner).

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19-678A

Recommendation: Approval of the appointments of seven members to the Council for Persons with Disabilities. The term of office shall be two years.

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Jennifer C. Boggess - Karen Seel James Steve Cleveland - Janet C. Long Keli Mondello - Pat Gerard Ross I. Silvers - Dave Eggers Sarah Goldman -

Kathleen Peters Deborah Figgs-Sanders - Kenneth T. Welch Linsey Grove - Charlie Justice

33. County Commission New Business Items.19-627A

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34. County Commission Board Reports and Miscellaneous Items. 19-628A

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6:00 PM

PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS

35. Youth Advisory Committee Year-End Presentation. 19-626A

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PUBLIC HEARINGS

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AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND COUNCILS

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Educational Facilities Authority

36. Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act Resolution for issuance by the Pinellas County Educational Facilities Authority of its Revenue and Refunding

Bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 10,300,000.00 on behalf of Pinellas Preparatory Academy, Inc.
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19-570A

Recommendation: Public hearing to adopt a Tax Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) resolution granting TEFRA approval of the Pinellas County

Educational Facilities Authority Revenue and Refunding Bonds in an aggregate principal amount not-to-exceed 10,300,000.00 on behalf of Pinellas Preparatory Academy, Inc.
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* Pinellas Preparatory Academy is requesting issuance of bonds for facility improvements and refinancing existing bonds. * Pinellas Preparatory

Academy is responsible for payment of all fees and expenses. * Issuance of these bonds will have no fiscal impact on the County.
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BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

37. Petition of Anthony Mendillo and Jenee Mendillo and the Bayou Club Community Association, Inc. to vacate the northerly 5 feet of the 10-foot

drainage and utility easement lying adjacent to the southerly boundary of Lot 2, Bayou Club Estates, Tract 5, Phase 1, Plat Book 111, Page 57-59, lying within Section 19-30-16, Pinellas County, Florida. (Quasi-Judicial Hearing)
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19-476A

Recommendation: Consider granting the petition to vacate, and if granted, adopt the attached resolution pursuant to Florida State Statute 177.

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* The plat grants fee simple ownership to the Bayou Club Community Association, Inc. * Bayou Club Community Association, Inc. supports the request to

vacate and is a co-signer for the petition to vacate request.
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Authorize the Clerk of the Court to attest and record the resolution in the Public Records of Pinellas County.

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38. Resolution revising retail water, wholesale water, retail sewer, wholesale sewer, retail reclaimed water, and wholesale reclaimed water rates.

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19-593A

Recommendation: Approval of the Utilities Rate Resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 through FY 2023 adopting revised rates for retail water,

wholesale water, retail sewer, wholesale sewer, retail reclaimed water, and wholesale reclaimed water.
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* Recommendation stems from data presented by the long-range Utilities rate study, conducted by a third party professional firm. * Retail and

wholesale water rates are recommended to increase 1.0 each year for the next four years. (1.) No increase to water usage charge for retail customers (2.) No increase to customers with 5/8 or 3/4 meter (92 of customer base) (3.) Phase-in of higher base charge for large meter sizes * Retail and wholesale sewer rates are recommended to increase 9.5 each year for the next four years. * Retail and Wholesale reclaimed water rates are recommended to increase 11.63 , 6.75 , 5.9 , and 5.58 over the next four years. * Increasing rates will contribute to long-term fiscal sustainability of Utilities operations.
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ADJOURNMENT

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Special Accommodations Persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Office of Human Rights, by

written or oral request, at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding at: 400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Suite 500, Clearwater, Florida 33756, Phone: (727) 464-4880, TDD: (727) 464-4062.
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Public Participation Procedures Persons wishing to speak during the Citizens to be Heard portion of the agenda or regarding a specific agenda item

must complete a Citizen Comment Card. Cards should be given to staff at the table located at the front of the Assembly Room. At the scheduled section of the meeting when the item is before the Board of County Commissioners (Board), the Chairman will call each individual, one by one, to the lectern to be heard. Each individual may speak for up to three minutes.
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Public Hearing Procedures The procedure used by the Board in conducting public hearings is to have a staff presentation followed by the applicant

presenting the specific proposal. The Board will then hear comments from the proponents followed by comments from the opponents and a staff summary. The applicant will then be given an opportunity to close and the Board will decide on the matter.
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Public hearings before the Board are governed by the provisions of Section 134-14 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code. That code provides

that at the conclusion of each person s presentation, any speaker may seek the Chairman s permission to ask questions of staff. Specifically:
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1. At the conclusion of the presentations by the applicant and any proponents, all affected parties may seek the Chairman s permission to ask

questions of or seek clarification from the applicant and/or the proponents.

2. At the conclusion of the presentation by the opponents, all affected parties may seek the Chairman s permission to ask questions of or seek

clarification from any opponent.

The applicant s closing comments will address testimony subsequent to his or her presentation. Continuing rebuttal of other than directly preceding

testimony will not be allowed. Because much testimony has already been submitted in writing, the following guidelines accommodate efficient presentations:

1. The applicant should present his or her entire case, including rebuttal, in no more than 20 minutes. 2. Persons wishing to speak regarding a

Public Hearing item may speak for up to three minutes each after
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completing a Public Hearing Comment Card and submitting it to staff at the table located at the front of the Assembly Room.

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3. Representatives of groups consisting of 5 or more individuals who are present during the Public Hearing may speak on behalf of the group for up to

10 minutes at the Chairman s discretion. To do so, the other individuals in the group must have waived their time to the representative by providing their information on the Group Speaker List, located on the back of the Public Hearing Comment Card.
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Appeals Persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this meeting/hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings,

and, for such purposes, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
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If a Board meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. has not concluded by noon, a recess will be taken from noon to 12:30 p.m., and the remainder of the meeting

will continue at 12:30 p.m.

If a Board meeting beginning at 2:00 p.m. has not concluded by 5:30 p.m., a recess will be taken from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. The remainder of the

afternoon agenda will resume at 6:00 p.m., followed by public hearings.
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