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					                                                                            Clearwater, Florida, May 2, 2000


                       The Board of County Commissioners in and for the County of Pinellas met
       in regular session in the County Commission Assembly Room, Pinellas County Courthouse,
       315 Court Street, Clearwater, Florida, at 9:35 A.M. on this date with the following members
       present: Robert B. Stewart, Chairman; Calvin D. Harris, Vice-Chairman; Sallie Parks;
       Barbara Sheen Todd; and Karen Williams Seel.
                       Absent: None.
                       Also present: Fred E. Marquis, County Administrator; Susan H. Churuti,
       County Attorney; C. R. Short, Chief Deputy Clerk; and MaryAnn Penhale, Board Reporter.
                       Joyce Pennylegion, Unity Community Church, Dunedin, pronounced the
       Invocation which was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Commissioner
       Parks.

                                                 AGENDA

INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to the Flag of the United States of America
PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS

A.     CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

       Any Person Wishing to Speak at this Time (Excluding Issues on the Agenda or Previously Acted on by the
       BCC) Must Have a Card Filled Out and Turned in to Staff at the Administrative Table Located at the Front of
       the Board Room.

B.     CONSENT AGENDA

       CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT

        1.     Approval of Minutes - Regular Meetings of April 11 and 18, 2000.

        2.     Reports:

               a.         City of St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue Budgets for the Tierra Verde and Gandy Districts for
                          Fiscal Year 2000-01.

               b.         Safety Harbor Fire District Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-01.


               c.         City of Tarpon Springs Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended
                          September 30, 1999.

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             d.      Juvenile Welfare Board Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 1999,
                     with Independent Auditors= Report Thereon, Prepared by KPMG LLP, Together with State
                     of Florida Annual Local Government Financial Report for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

             e.      TCI Cablevision of Pinellas County, Inc. Notes to the Financial Statements and Balance Sheet
                     Dated May 31, 1999 for the Period January 1, 1999 to May 31, 1999.

             f.      Woodbridge Annexation Report for City of Seminole Pursuant to Chapter 171.042, Florida
                     Statutes, Prerequisites to Annexation.

             g.      Seminole Gardens Annexation Report for City of Seminole Pursuant to Chapter 171.042,
                     Florida Statutes, Prerequisites to Annexation.

             h.      Audit Report No. 2000-02, Dated April 20, 2000 - Report on Probate Court Records.

             i.      Audit Report No. 2000-03, Dated April 20, 2000 - Report on Operational Services Division
                     - St. Petersburg Branch Office.

             j.      Audit Report No. 2000-04, Dated April 27, 2000 - Report on Public Works, Wild Acres Road
                     Project No. 921904.

      3.     Other Approvals:

             a.      General - None.

             b.      Satisfactions of Judgments and Liens.

      4.     Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

             a.      Official Traffic Regulations Submitted by the County Traffic Engineer.

             b.      City of Largo Notice of Public Hearings to be held May 2, 2000 regarding Ordinance No.
                     2000-69, annexing certain property.

             c.      City of Tarpon Springs Notice of Proposed Annexation, Land Use Zoning Regarding
                     Ordinance No. 2000-17, Annexing Certain Property; Public Hearings to be Held May 2 and
                     16, 2000.



COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

     Budget and Finance

      5.     Budget Amendment: No. 18.

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     Public Works

     6.          Award of Bid - Belleair Road at Allen=s Creek, Pipe Replacement; Hercules Industrial Park, Pipe
                 Replacement; and Allen=s Creek at Belleair, Box Culvert Rehabilitation.

     7.          Approval of Subdivision Plats and Related Items.

     Utilities

     8.          Approval of Award of Bids:

                 a.      Roof Repair - Utilities Administration Building.

                 b.      Variable Frequency Drives, Preventative Maintenance and Repairs.

     General

     9.          Approval of Changes to Agreement - Field Tune Up of No. 2 and No. 3 Centrifuge.

     10.         Approval of Name Change for Tampa Brake and Supply Company, Inc., to FLEETPRIDE, INC.

     11.         Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment.

     12.         Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands Cleared.

     13.         Receipt and File of Evaluation of Request to Transfer Control of Cable System Franchise.

     14.         Receipt and File of Agreements from GTE Media Ventures, Incorporated and Bell Atlantic
                 Corporation.

C.   REGULAR AGENDA

     15.         Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).



     COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

     Public Works

     16.         Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) - Construction of Wild Acres Road from Ulmerton Road to
                 138th Place North.

     17.         Approval of Consultant Selection - Alligator Creek Channel "B" Improvements.


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18.         Approval to Execute Agreement - Roosevelt Creek Tributary 5 Drainage Improvements Project.

19.         Approval to Execute Pipeline Crossing Agreement/Permit Application with CSX Transportation, Inc.
            for Use of Railroad Right-of-Way.

20.         Approval of Consultant Selection - Bear Creek Channel Improvements Engineering Services.

21.         Approval to Execute Joint Project Agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey for Water Resources
            Data Collection.

22.         Approval to Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Lake Seminole Pond Subbasin 6 Project,
            Environmental Planting and Maintenance Services.

23.         Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing for the Report of Cost and Preliminary (Second) Assessment
            Roll for the Improvement of Pennsylvania Avenue from 15th Street to 16th Street.

Utilities

24.         Approval of Temporary Construction Easement - Donna Baldwin.

25.         Approval of Agreements for Exchange:

            a.      Karen Murphy.

            b.      Ronald C. and Sharon K. Jacobs.

26.         Approval of Consent of Easement to Cross Corps of Engineers Right-of-Way:

            a.      John=s Pass.

            b.      The Narrows Intracoastal Waterway (Tract No. 4700E).

27.         Approval of Voluntary Contribution of $1,500.00 to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
            (AMWA).

28.         Approval to Execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Professional Consulting Services to
            Provide a Pilot Study and Design of Hydrogen Sulfide Removal Facilities for the S.K. Keller Water
            Treatment Plant.

General

29.         Approval of Increase to Master Purchase Orders:

            a.      Contract Extension for Annual Requirement of Work Uniforms (COOP).


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      b.      Lawn Equipment, Motors and Parts.

      c.       Networking Components.

30.   Approval to Declare Surplus and Authorize the Transfer of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment
      to the Pinellas County Sheriff=s Department.

31.   Approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Lease Agreement/Construction Services Building Renovations.

32.   Approval of Contract for Builders Supplies and Equipment with Scotty=s Inc.

33.   Approval to Amend the Annual Contract for Temporary Professional Environmental Services with ETI
      Environmental Professionals, Tampa, Florida.

34.   Approval of Recommendation to Declare Escheat Properties as Surplus, Waive Mineral Rights and
      Execute Deeds.

35.   Approval of Specific Performance Agreements under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with
      AIDS ("HOPWA") Grant.

36.   Adoption of a Resolution Approving the City of St. Petersburg=s Dome Industrial Park Pilot Project.

37.   Authorization for Final Completion and Release of Retainage Monies:

      a.      General Construction Contract No. 989-0639-C, Sheriff Administration Complex New Metal
              Building for Shop Storage.

      b.       General Construction Contract No. 989-0636-C, Jail Maximum Security New Steam Boiler.

      c.       General Construction Contract No. 989-0571-C, Jail Medium Security A and B Barracks
               HVAC Renovation.

38.   Approval of Guaranteed Maximum Price Construction Management Agreement for Florida Botanical
      Gardens - Phase IV.

39.   Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Agreement for Programming, Master Planning and Design Services
      for the New Medical Examiner and Forensic Center Project.

40.   Approval of One-Day Leases of Largo Central Park and Largo Cultural Center for Enviro-Fair.

41.   Approval of Sublease with AmSouth Bank for Office Space for Clerk of Court=s Internal Audit
      Department.

42.   Approval of Agreement for Roofing Consultant Services - Jail Roof Replacement for Four (4)
      Buildings.

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43.   Approval of Architect Agreement for Parking Garage Waterproofing at the Clearwater Courthouse.

44.   Approval of a Partial Taking of Parcel for the Dansville Neighborhood Improvement Area.

45.   Other Administrative Matters.

CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT

46.   Approval of Vouchers and Bills:

      a.      Weekly Vouchers and Bills.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

47.   Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

      a.      Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. John C. Hopkins, et al - Circuit Civil Case
              No. 00-2700-CI-7 Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.

      b.      Huntington Mortgage Company v. James B. Ryan, et al Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2621-CI-
              15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs and Judgments
              for Fine and Costs.

      c.      Irwin Mortgage Corp. v. Gilbert K. Lewis, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2536-CI-13 -
              Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs and a Judgment for
              Fine and Costs.

      d.      First Union National Bank, etc. v. Larry L. Bargeron, etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-
              2826-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs.

      e.      Alliance Funding Company, etc. v. Joanne Collier, etc., et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-
              2781-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.

      f.      Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., etc. v. Bradley J. Searles, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-
              2952-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs and
              a Judgment for Fines and Costs.

      g.      Bankatlantic, etc. v. Robert Phillips, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2811-CI-7 - Mortgage
              Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs.
      h.      Louis Katz, Ilaria M. Ippolito and Joseph M. Barness, Co-Trustees, etc. v. Michael Lee
              Miller, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2770-CI-20 - Quiet Title Action Involving a Welfare
              Lien, Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Judgments for Fine and Costs.




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                 i.       Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., etc. v. Michael J. Eubanks, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 00-
                          2899-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs and
                          Judgments for Fine and Costs.

                 j.       McGuire v. Jones, et al - Case No. 00-002502-CI-013 - Tort Action Alleging Improper and
                          Involuntary Institutionalization.

                 k.       Rashed Mahmud v. Pinellas County, et al. - Circuit Civil No. 99-5645-CI-15 and Robert
                          Fairfull v. Pinellas County, et al - Circuit Civil No. 99-5661-CI-21 - Actions Involving
                          Allegations of Malfunctioning Traffic Signals Resulting in an Automobile Accident.

        48.      Authority for de la Parte & Gilbert to Defend the County=s Cross Bar Ranch Environmental Resource
                 Permit and the Consumptive Use Permit Application for Wetland Augmentation at Al Bar Ranch.

        49.      Authority to Satisfy One and to Release Two Judgments for Fine and Costs as to David M. Adams;
                 Contimortgage Corporation v. David M. Adams, et al. - Circuit Civil Case No. 98-4621-CI-21.

        50.      Adoption of a Resolution Determining the Necessity to Construct Roadway and Drainage
                 Improvements to Belcher Road (C.R. 501) from Tampa Road to Alderman Road and Directing the
                 Condemnation of the Necessary Properties and Property Rights Required for Construction - P.I.D.
                 Number 7030.

        51.      Miscellaneous.

        ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

        52.      Approval of Agreement with Constellation Technology Corporation (CTC) at the STAR Center.

        53.      Approval of Property Transfer Agreement and Bill of Sale - Constellation Technology Corporation
                 (CTC) at the STAR Center.

        EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

        54.      Approval to Write-Off Uncollectible Accounts Receivable for Pinellas County EMS Ambulance
                 Service Fees.


                                       SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Procedure Used by the Board of County Commissioners 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 of County Commissioners Will Decide on the Matter. Please Refer to the Back
of Your Agenda Copy for More Details on Guidelines for Time Limitations and Opportunities to Speak.


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COUNTYWIDE PLANNING AUTHORITY

Consideration of the Following Proposals to Amend the Adopted Countywide Future Land Use Plan:


SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENTS

55.     a.      Case #CW 00-19(OA), Pinellas County
                Location - 0.32 Acre - Located 110 Feet East of 49th Street North between 46th and 47th
                Avenues North. Amendment from Residential Urban to Commercial General or Another
                Appropriate Designation.

        b.      Case #CW 00-20(OA), Largo
                Location - 156.0 Acres - Located on the West Side of Keene Road Between Belleair Road
                and McMullen Road. Amendment from Residential Suburban and Residential Low to
                Recreation/Open Space and Preservation or Another Appropriate Designation.

        c.      Case #CW 00-21(OA), Largo
                Location - 0.61 Acre - Located on the South Side of Brookview Avenue and 67 Feet West
                of Fulton Drive. Amendment from Institutional to Residential Low or Another Appropriate
                Designation.

        d.      Case #CW 00-22(OA), Largo
                Location - 55.02 Acres - Located on the Northwest Corner of 119th Street North and
                Walsingham Road. Amendment from Residential Suburban to Recreation/Open Space or
                Another Appropriate Designation.

REGULAR AMENDMENTS

56.     a.      Case #CW 00-23, Largo
                Location - 1.81 Acres - Located on the Southeast Corner of Lancaster Drive and Belcher
                Road. Amendment from Residential Suburban to Institutional or Another Appropriate
                Designation.

        b.      Case #CW 00-11, Pinellas County
                Location - 6.24 Acres - Located on the North Side of Gandy Boulevard and 676 Feet East
                of San Fernando Boulevard. Amendment from Commercial General; Residential Low; and
                Preservation to Residential Low and Preservation or Another Appropriate Designation.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS - BCC

57.     Proposed Ordinance Providing that the Ordinance 97-105 be Amended by Revising the District
        Boundaries of the Pine Oak Subdivision Street Lighting District.




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     58.     Proposed Ordinance Providing for the Creation of a Municipal Service Taxing Unit for Street Lighting
             to be Known as Pine Oak II Subdivision Street Lighting District.

     59.     Petition to Vacate Submitted by Scott Siegel and Elaine Siegel for a Portion of an Irregularly Shaped
             Platted Easement on Lot 3, GRAND BAY HEIGHTS, Located in the Northwest 3 of Section 11,
             Township 28 South, Range 15 East.

     60.     Petition to Vacate Submitted by Boyett Judson Hennington III and Teri Manning Hennington for a
             Portion of a 10.0 Foot Platted Easement on Lot 12, FEATHER SOUND-CUSTOM HOME SITE
             UNIT III, Located in the North 2 of Section 2, Township 30 South, Range 16 East.

     61.     Petition to Vacate Submitted by Louis J. De Sio, Jr. and Virginia De Sio for a Portion of a 7.5 Foot
             Platted Easement on Lot 72, SEMINOLE GROVE ESTATES, Located in the Southeast 3 of Section
             21, Township 30 South, Range 15 East.

     62.     Petition to Vacate Submitted by Miller M. Cooper Trustee for Sentry Profit Sharing Trust, Represented
             by Jim Boudurant for a Portion of Platted Easements on Lots 26 and 27, Block Q, A REPLAT OF
             TRACT "B" TIERRA VERDE UNIT ONE, FOURTH REPLAT, Located in the Southeast 3 of
             Section 19, Township 32 South, Range 16 East.

     63.     Adoption of Ordinance Extending Cable Television Franchises Contained in Pinellas County
             Ordinance 82-26.

     64.     Adoption of Ordinance Extending Cable Television Franchises Contained in Pinellas County
             Ordinance 82-27.


     WATER AND NAVIGATION

     Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the
     Pinellas County Water & Navigation Control Authority that all Persons Giving Testimony on Matters Relating
     to Application for Dredge, Fill, or Dock Permits do so Under Oath. If You Wish to Make Statements or Give
     Testimony Concerning any of the Water & Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath
     When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

     65.     Private Dock Application P28121-00, William and Kelly Morean, Lot 6 Pinta Drive/Tierra Verde,
             Pine Key Cutoff.

     66.     Commercial Dock Application CC28045-00/Revised, City of Clearwater, 20 Island Way/Clearwater,
             Mandalay Channel.

D.   COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

     67.     Update on Formal Negotiations - Cable TV.


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E.   COUNTY COMMISSION

     68.    Miscellaneous.

     ADJOURNMENT

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     PROCLAMATION DECLARING MAY 1 THROUGH MAY 7, 2000 AS EMPLOYEE
     APPRECIATION WEEK

                    Chairman Stewart presented a proclamation declaring May 1 through May 7,
     2000 as Employee Appreciation Week to F. J. "Joe" Dillman, Automotive Equipment
     Operator III, Highway Department, who has been a County employee for 42 years.


     1999 GOLD AWARDS RECOGNIZED

                    Chairman Stewart recognized the winners of the 1999 Gold Awards.


     PROCLAMATION DECLARING MAY 1 TO 5, 2000 AS MILLENNIUM
     GOVERNMENT WEEK

                  Chairman Stewart presented a Proclamation declaring May 1 to 5, 2000 as
     Millennium Government Week to student County Commissioner For The Day Heather
     Samuelson and student League of Cities Commissioner For The Day Lina Cerundolo.


     PROCLAMATION DECLARING MAY 2000 AS LEAVE A LEGACY MONTH

                  Chairman Stewart presented a Proclamation declaring May 2000 as Leave A
     Legacy Month to "Leave A Legacy" program representative J. Lloyd Horton.




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     CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

                     Emily Coeyman, 6936 40th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, offered her
     comments regarding the Tyrone Boulevard Bridge at 71st Street.
                     Kenneth Smith, Veterans Employment Representative, State Department of
     Labor, 1670 Palmwood Drive, Clearwater, related his concerns regarding the staffing of the
     Department of Veterans Services.
                     Chuck Fleer, 4855 110th Street North, St. Petersburg, expressed his
     appreciation to the Board and Mr. Marquis for their cooperation in working with the citizens
     of the unincorporated areas regarding annexation information, and presented a handout
     entitled Pinellas County Government Reform and Streamlining, a copy of which has been
     filed and made a part of the record.


     CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS NOS. 1 THROUGH 14 - APPROVED

                   Upon presentation by Chairman Stewart, Commissioner Todd moved,
     seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried, that the Consent Agenda, consisting of Items
     Nos. 1 through 14, be approved as follows:


#1   APPROVAL OF MINUTES

                    Minutes of regular meetings of April 11 and 18, 2000.


#2   REPORTS RECEIVED FOR FILING

            a.      City of St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue Budgets for the Tierra Verde
                    and Gandy Fire Districts for fiscal year 2000-01.

            b.      Safety Harbor Fire District Budget for fiscal year 2000-01.



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         c.   City of Tarpon Springs Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for
              fiscal year ended September 30, 1999.

         d.   Juvenile Welfare Board Financial Statements for fiscal year ended
              September 30, 1999, With Independent Auditors= Report Thereon,
              prepared by KPMG, LLP; together with State of Florida Annual Local
              Government Financial Report for fiscal year 1998-1999.

         e.   TCI Cablevision of Pinellas County, Inc. Notes to the Financial
              Statements and Balance Sheet dated May 31, 1999 for the period
              January 1, 1999 to May 31, 1999.

         f.   Woodbridge Annexation Report for City of Seminole pursuant to
              Chapter 171.042, Florida Statutes, Prerequisites to Annexation.

         g.   Seminole Gardens Annexation Report for City of Seminole pursuant
              to Chapter 171.042, Florida Statutes, Prerequisites to Annexation.

         h.   Internal Audit Report No. 2000-02, dated April 20, 2000,
              Clerk of the Circuit Court, Probate Court Records, Operations
              and Internal Controls, prepared by Internal Audit Division,
              Clerk of the Circuit Court.

         i.   Internal Audit Report No. 2000-03, dated April 20, 2000,
              Clerk of the Circuit Court, Operational Services Division, St.
              Petersburg Branch Office, prepared by Internal Audit
              Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court.

         j.   Internal Audit Report No. 2000-04, dated April 27 2000,
              Board of County Commissioners, Public Works, Wild Acres
              Road Project No. 921904, prepared by Internal Audit
              Division, Clerk of the Circuit Court.


#3   OTHER APPROVALS

         a.   General - None

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            b.     Satisfactions of Judgements and Liens

                   (1)     Satisfactions of various judgements for attorney fees and costs
                           and release of various paving and street lighting assessment
                           liens which have been paid in full.


#4   MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS RECEIVED

            a.     Official Traffic Regulations submitted by the County Traffic
                   Engineer.

            b.     City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing to be held May 2, 2000 re
                   Ordinance No. 2000-69 annexing certain property.

            c.     City of Tarpon Springs Notice of Proposed Annexation, Land Use
                   Zoning re Ordinance No. 2000-17; public hearings to be held May 2
                   and 16, 2000.


#5   BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 18

                   A copy of Budget Amendment No. 18 was filed and made a part of the
     minutes.


#6   BID OF STEVE=S EXCAVATING & PAVING, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PART
     I, BELLEAIR ROAD AT ALLEN=S CREEK PIPE REPLACEMENT; PART II,
     HERCULES INDUSTRIAL PARK PIPE REPLACEMENT; AND PART III, ALLEN=S
     CREEK AT BELLEAIR BOX CULVERT REHABILITATION (BID NO. 990-0595-C)

                    Bid is for an estimated total expenditure in the amount of $289,716.98;
     Chairman authorized to sign agreement after proper execution by the contractor and written
     approval as to form by the Office of the County Attorney.




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#7   SUBDIVISION PLATS AND RELATED ITEMS

          a.   Mosk Office Center

               1.     Release of funds in the amount of $1,658.80 to Mosk
                      Development Co., 7100 123rd Circle North, No. 650,
                      Largo, Florida 33773, Attention: Matthew H. Mosk.

          b.   Ivy Ridge Phase 2

               1.   Release of Maintenance Bond No. 161669 in the
                    amount of $6,530.00 to Lansbrook Development
                    Corporation, 4605 Village Center Drive, Palm Harbor,
                    Florida 34685, Attention: Stacey Beyer.
          c.   KMC Telecom III (UP 00-0334)

               1.     Completion Bond No. 45009518 accepted in the
                      amount of $17,018.00.

          d.   Plantation Garden Apts

               1.     Completion Bond No. 11141687712 accepted in the
                      amount of $166,020.00.

          e.   T&B Excavating (UP 00-0372)

               1.     Completion Bond No. 24471602 accepted in the
                      amount of $5,000.00.

          f.   Lakeside Presbyterian Church

               1.     Letter of Credit No. 00-11 accepted in the amount of
                      $5,000.00.

          g.   Bayou Club - Struthers Tract




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               1.     Completion Bond No. 3S976431 accepted in the
                      amount of $131,000.00.

          h.   Eckerd @ Belcher & Ulmerton

               1.     Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit No. SM412058C
                      accepted in the amended amount of $3,600.00.

          i.   Hercules Hydraulics, Inc.

               1.     Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit No. 3024718
                      accepted in the amount of $5,600.00.

               2.     Release of Completion Bond in the amount of
                      $22,202.00 to Hercules Hydraulics, Inc., 1016 North
                      Belcher Road, Clearwater, Florida 33765.


#8   AWARD OF BIDS

          a.   Bid of J & R Co-Op Construction for an estimated total
               expenditure in the amount of $42,800.00 for roof repair,
               Utilities Administration Building (Bid No. 990-0620-C);
               Chairman authorized to sign agreement after proper execution
               by the contractor and written approval as to form by the
               Office of the County Attorney.

          b.   Bid of Tampa Armature Works, Inc. for an estimated annual
               expenditure not to exceed $55,580.00 (includes $14,000.00
               emergency and factory labor repairs factored by past usage)
               for variable frequency drives, preventative maintenance and
               repairs (Bid No. 990-0495-B); Chairman authorized to sign
               agreement after proper execution by the contractor and
               written approval as to form by the Office of the County
               Attorney.




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#9    CHANGES TO AGREEMENT WITH ALFA LAVAL SEPARATION, INC. FOR FIELD
      TUNE UP OF NO. 2 AND NO. 3 CENTRIFUGES

                     Agreement is for an estimated cost not to exceed $34,768.00; Chairman
      authorized to sign agreement after proper execution by the contractor and written approval
      as to form by the Office of the County Attorney.

#10   ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF NAME CHANGE FROM TAMPA BRAKE & SUPPLY
      COMPANY, INC. TO FLEETPRIDE, INC. (BID NOS. 967-0753-B AND 989-0450-B)

                     Fleetpride, Inc. will continue to honor all terms and conditions of the current
      annual contracts.


#11   DECLARATION OF MISCELLANEOUS COUNTY-OWNED EQUIPMENT AS
      SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZATION FOR DISPOSAL OF SAME AT PUBLIC AUCTION
      CONDUCTED BY TAMPA MACHINERY AUCTION, INC., WITH CONFIRMATION
      OF DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN ITEMS AS INDICATED (BID NO. 967-0578-P)

                      Certain equipment as set forth in the attachment to the County
      Administrator=s memorandum of May 2, 2000, a copy of which has been filed and made a
      part of the minutes, are to be disposed of at a public auction conducted by Tampa Machinery
      Auction, Inc., in accordance with the provisions of an existing contract approved by the
      Board, with confirmation of disposal of other items listed in the aforementioned
      memorandum as indicated.


#12   LOT CLEARING RESOLUTION

                      Resolution No. 00-64 assessing liens against lands cleared in Pinellas County
      Pursuant to Chapter 78-599, Laws of Florida, and Pinellas County Code Chapter 58, Article
      IX, Section 338, directing that this resolution be filed in the public records office of the Clerk
      of the Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida.


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#13   EVALUATION OF REQUEST TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF CABLE SYSTEM
      FRANCHISE FROM TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT/ADVANCE-NEWHOUSE
      PARTNERSHIP TO AOL TIME WARNER DATED MARCH 2000

                    The subject document was received for filing.


#14   ACCEPTANCES OF GTE MEDIA VENTURES INCORPORATED AND THE BELL
      ATLANTIC CORPORATION RE RESOLUTION NO. 00-60 APPROVING CHANGE OF
      CONTROL OF CABLE SYSTEM FRANCHISE FROM GTE MEDIA VENTURES
      INCORPORATED TO THE BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION

                    The subject Acceptances were received for filing.


#15   ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION FROM CONSENT AGENDA (COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
      AND CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT) - NONE


#16   CONTRACT NO. 94032 WITH KEYSTONE EXCAVATORS, INC. FOR
      CONSTRUCTION OF WILD ACRES ROAD, ULMERTON ROAD TO 138TH PLACE
      NORTH - ACCEPTED AS COMPLETE; CHANGE ORDER NO. 1. (FINAL) -
      APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that Contract No.
      94032 with Keystone Excavators, Inc. for construction of Wild Acres Road from Ulmerton
      Road to 138th Place North be accepted as complete as of November 16, 1999; and further
      recommended that Change Order No. 1 (Final), increasing the contract by $16,988.10 (new
      total contract, $655,183.10) be approved.
                       Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendations of the County Administrator be approved.




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#17   BOYLE ENGINEERING CORPORATION SELECTED TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL
      SERVICES FOR ALLIGATOR CREEK CHANNEL AB@ IMPROVEMENTS; STAFF
      AUTHORIZED TO INITIATE CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS WITH SAID FIRM

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that the Board approve
      the Selection Advisory Committee=s ranking of the firms most qualified to provide
      professional services for Alligator Creek Channel AB@ improvements, as follows:

                     1.     Boyle Engineering Corporation
                     2.     Tampa Bay Engineering, Inc.
                     3.     PBS&J

      He further recommended that staff be authorized to initiate contract negotiations with the
      number one ranked firm, Boyle Engineering Corporation, and to finalize a contract with said
      firm for Board approval.
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that Boyle Engineering Corporation be selected to provide the desired services; and that
      authorization be granted for staff to initiate contract negotiations as requested.


#18   AGREEMENT FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES WITH VANASSE HANGEN
      BRUSTLIN, INC. FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANTING, MAINTENANCE AND
      MONITORING SERVICES FOR ROOSEVELT CREEK TRIBUTARY 05 DRAINAGE
      IMPROVEMENTS, PHASE I, PROJECT NO. 921564 - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                    County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
      Agreement for Consultant Services with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. for Environmental
      Planting, Maintenance and Monitoring Services for Roosevelt Creek Tributary 05 Drainage
      Improvements, Phase I project.
                    Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.




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#19   PIPELINE LONGITUDINAL OCCUPANCY AGREEMENT WITH CSX
      TRANSPORTATION, INC. FOR USE OF RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY - APPROVED
      FOR EXECUTION


                    County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a Pipleline
      Longitudinal Occupancy Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. for use of railroad right-
      of-way.
                    Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#20   PARSONS ENGINEERING SCIENCE, INC. SELECTED TO PROVIDE ENGINEERING
      SERVICES FOR BEAR CREEK CHANNEL IMPROVEMENTS; STAFF AUTHORIZED
      TO INITIATE CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS WITH SAID FIRM

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that the Board approve
      the Selection Advisory Committee=s ranking of the firms most qualified to provide
      engineering services for Bear Creek Channel Improvements, as follows:

                    1.      Parsons Engineering Science, Inc.
                    2.      Tampa Bay Engineering, Inc.
                    3.      PBS&J

      He further recommended that staff be authorized to initiate contract negotiations with the
      number one ranked firm, Parsons Engineering Science, Inc., and to finalize a contract with
      said firm for Board approval.
                     Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#21   JOINT FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, UNITED
      STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, FOR WATER RESOURCES DATA
      COLLECTION - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

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                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a Joint
      Funding Agreement with U.S. Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior,
      for water resources data collection.
                     Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#22   AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT WITH ECOLOGICAL CONSULTANTS, INC.
      FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANTING,
      MAINTENANCE AND MONITORING SERVICES FOR LAKE SEMINOLE POND
      REFURBISHMENT SUBBASIN 6 PROJECT NO. 921820 - APPROVED FOR
      EXECUTION

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of
      Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Ecological Consultants, Inc. for Consultant Services
      for Environmental Planting, Maintenance and Monitoring Services for Lake Seminole Pond
      Refurbishment Subbasin 6 Project, increasing the agreement by $7,500.00 (new total
      agreement amount, $42,385.00).
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#23   REPORT OF COST AND PRELIMINARY (SECOND) ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR
      IMPROVEMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE FROM 15TH STREET TO 16TH
      STREET - APPROVED; AUTHORIZATION GRANTED TO SCHEDULE PUBLIC
      HEARING FOR MAY 23, 2000

                     Referring to the requirements of Section 8 of Chapter 63-1783, Laws of
      Florida, County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of the report of cost
      and preliminary (second) assessment roll for the improvement of Pennsylvania Avenue from
      15th Street to 16th Street; and further recommended that authorization be granted to
      advertise a public hearing for May 23, 2000 re aforesaid assessment roll.


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                     Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
       that the recommendations of the County Administrator be approved.


#24    TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH DONNA K.
       BALDWIN - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a
       Temporary Construction Easement Agreement with Donna K. Baldwin to support the
       restoration of County property located in Hillsborough County adjacent to the Keller Water
       Plant=s wellfields.
                       Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#25a   AGREEMENT FOR EXCHANGE WITH KAREN MURPHY FOR TEMPORARY
       CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
       Agreement for Exchange with Karen Murphy for a temporary construction easement in
       exchange for lake bottom property.
                      Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#25b AGREEMENT FOR EXCHANGE WITH RONALD C. AND SHARON K. JACOBS FOR
     TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
       Agreement for Exchange with Ronald C. and Sharon K. Jacobs for a temporary construction
       easement in exchange for lake bottom property.
                     Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.

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#26a   DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CONSENT TO EASEMENT TO USE U.S. ARMY
       CORPS OF ENGINEERS RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED AT JOHN=S PASS, TRACT NO.
       100E-1 - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                        County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a
       Department of the Army Consent to Easement with the United States of America Department
       of the Army through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Real Estate Division, Jacksonville
       District, to use U.S. Army Corps of Engineers right-of-way located at John=s Pass, Tract No.
       100E-1.
                        Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#26b   DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CONSENT TO EASEMENT TO USE U.S. ARMY
       CORPS OF ENGINEERS RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED AT THE NARROWS
       INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, TRACT NO. 4700E - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a
       Department of the Army Consent to Easement with the United States of America Department
       of the Army through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Real Estate Division, Jacksonville
       District, to use U.S. Army Corps of Engineers right-of-way located at The Narrows
       Intracoastal Waterway, Tract No. 4700E.
                      Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#27    VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION OF $1,500.00 TO THE ASSOCIATION OF
       METROPOLITAN WATER AGENCIES (AMWA) - APPROVED

                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a voluntary
       contribution of $1,500.00 to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) to
       support its effort in the development of national policy and legislation regarding funding for
       water and wastewater infrastructure.

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                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#28    SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT WITH McKIM & CREED ENGINEERS,
       P.A. FOR CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR PILOT STUDY AND DESIGN OF
       HYDROGEN SULFIDE REMOVAL FACILITIES FOR THE S. K. KELLER WATER
       TREATMENT PLANT (PROJECT NO. 615-239810-0017) - APPROVED FOR
       EXECUTION

                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a Second
       Amendment to the Agreement with McKim & Creed Engineers, P.A. for consultant services
       for a Pilot Study and Design of Hydrogen Sulfide Removal Facilities for the S. K. Keller
       Water Treatment Plant, increasing the agreement by $42,900.00 for a revised total agreement
       amount of $774,400.00.
                       In response to queries by the members, Utilities Director Pick Talley
       explained that the existing wastewater line may not have sufficient capacity for the new plant
        which is currently under construction.
                       Following discussion, Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by
       Commissioner Todd and carried, that the recommendation of the County Administrator be
       approved.


#29a   CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH HARRISON UNIFORMS - APPROVED;
       AUTHORIZATION GRANTED TO INCREASE MASTER PURCHASE ORDER WITH
        SAID FIRM FOR ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK UNIFORMS
       (COOPERATIVE BID NO. 967- 0197-B, CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG CONTRACT 4780)


                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval to participate
       in the contract extension through October 30, 2000 with Harrison Uniforms; and further
       recommended that authorization be granted to increase the Master Purchase Order with said



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       firm in the amount of $75,000.00 for annual requirements of work uniforms, for a total
       estimated Master Purchase Order contract amount not to exceed $150,000.00.
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried,
       that the recommendations of the County Administrator be approved.


#29b AUTHORIZATION GRANTED TO INCREASE MASTER PURCHASE ORDERS WITH
     BRETTEL EQUIPMENT CORP., EUSTES POWER EQUIPMENT, QUALITY MOWERS,
     RUDY=S RENTAL & SALES, TAMPA BAY POWER EQUIPMENT, INC., AND WESCO
     TURF, INC. FOR ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS OF LAWN EQUIPMENT, MOTORS
     AND PARTS (BID NO. 989-0429-B)

                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that authorization be
       granted to increase the Master Purchase Orders with the following companies in the amounts
       indicated for annual requirements of lawn equipment, motors and parts:

                                    Amount of Increase            New Purchase Order Amount
       Brettle Equipment Corp.       $45,000.00                         $70,000.00
       Eustes Power Equipment          5,000.00                          15,000.00
       Quality Mowers                 25,000.00                          40,000.00
       Rudy=s Rental & Sales          55,000.00                          80,000.00
       Tampa Bay Power
        Equipment, Inc.                  5,000.00                          25,000.00
       Wesco Turf, Inc.                 40,000.00                          55,000.00

                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#29c   AUTHORIZATION GRANTED TO INCREASE MASTER PURCHASE ORDER WITH
       AMERITECH, INC. FOR ANNUAL REQUIREMENTS OF NETWORKING
       COMPONENTS (BID NO. 990-0315-S)




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                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that authorization be
      granted to increase the Master Purchase Order with Ameritech, Inc. in the amount of
      $56,000.00 for annual requirements of networking components, for a total estimated Master
      Purchase Order contract amount not to exceed $81,000.00.
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#30   DECLARATION OF MISCELLANEOUS COUNTY-OWNED EQUIPMENT AS
      SURPLUS WITH AUTHORIZATION TO TRANSFER SAME TO PINELLAS COUNTY
      SHERIFF=S DEPARTMENT - APPROVED

                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that the Board declare
      three desks, three PC=s, and one television as surplus with authorization to transfer same to
      the Pinellas County Sheriff=s Department at no cost.
                      Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#31   CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 TO LEASE AGREEMENT WITH ECHELON
      INTERNATIONAL FOR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES BUILDING RENOVATIONS -
      APPROVED

                    County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of Change
      Order No. 1 to the Lease Agreement with Echelon International for construction services
      building renovations, increasing the agreement by $349,196.00 (new agreement amount
      $2,955,170.00).
                    Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.




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#32   CONTRACT WITH SCOTTY=S INC. FOR BUILDERS SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT
      (BID NO. 990-0746-S) - APPROVED

                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a contract
      with Scotty=s Inc. for builders supplies and equipment, for an estimated annual expenditure
      in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00.
                      Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#33   AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT WITH ETI ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS,
      INC. FOR TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (ENVIRONMENTAL
      PROFESSIONALS), 1999-2000 (BID NO. 989-0431-P) - APPROVED; CHAIRMAN
      AUTHORIZED TO SIGN AGREEMENT AFTER PROPER EXECUTION BY
      CONTRACTOR AND WRITTEN APPROVAL AS TO FORM BY THE OFFICE OF THE
      COUNTY ATTORNEY

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
      amendment to the contract with ETI Environmental Professionals, Inc. for temporary
      employment services to incorporate required County positions and allow for overtime pay,
      for a revised estimated annual expenditure not to exceed $80,000.00; and further
      recommended that the Chairman be authorized to sign the agreement after proper execution
      by the contractor and written approval as to form by the Office of the County Attorney.
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendations of the County Administrator be approved.


#34   DECLARATION OF THREE ESCHEAT PROPERTIES AS SURPLUS;
      AUTHORIZATION GRANTED FOR CHAIRMAN TO EXECUTE COUNTY DEEDS
      CONVEYING SAID PROPERTIES TO CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG WITH WAIVER OF
      MINERAL RIGHTS




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                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that three escheat
      properties be declared surplus with authorization for the Chairman to execute County deeds
      conveying said properties to the City of St. Petersburg with waiver of mineral rights.
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#35   RESOLUTION NO. 00-65 ADOPTED APPROVING SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE
      AGREEMENTS NO. CC-97-HOPWA-02, NO. CC-97-HOPWA-03 TOGETHER WITH
      LAND USE RESTRICTION AGREEMENT, AND NO. CC-97-HOPWA-04 TOGETHER
      WITH LAND USE RESTRICTION AGREEMENT WITH CATHOLIC CHARITIES,
      D.O.S.P., INC. IN SUPPORT OF THREE 1999-00 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
      ACTIVITIES

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended adoption of a
      resolution approving Specific Performance Agreements No. CC-97-HOPWA-02, No. CC-97-
      HOPWA-03 together with Land Use Restriction Agreement, and No. CC-97-HOPWA-04
      together with Land Use Restriction Agreement with Catholic Charities, D.O.S.P., Inc. in
      support of three 1999-00 Community Development Activities.
                     Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks, that
      Resolution No. 00-65 be adopted as recommended. Upon roll call, the vote was:
                     Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                     Nays: None.
                     Absent and not voting: None.


#36   RESOLUTION NO. 00-66 ADOPTED APPROVING THE DOME INDUSTRIAL PARK
      PILOT PROJECT COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT PLAN IN THE CITY OF ST.
      PETERSBURG PURSUANT TO THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1969,
      CHAPTER 163, PART III, FLORIDA STATUTES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN
      EFFECTIVE DATE




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                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended adoption of a
       resolution approving the Dome Industrial Park Pilot Project Community Redevelopment Plan
       in the City of St. Petersburg pursuant to the Community Redevelopment Act of 1969,
       Chapter 163, Florida Statutes; and providing for an effective date.
                      Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks, that
       Resolution No. 00-66 be adopted as recommended. Upon roll call, the vote was:
                      Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                      Nays: None.
                      Absent and not voting: None.


#37a   GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT NO. 989-0639-C WITH DAVIS
       CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISES, INC. FOR SHERIFF=S ADMINISTRATION
       COMPLEX NEW METAL BUILDING FOR SHOP AND STORAGE - ACCEPTED AS
       COMPLETE; AUTHORIZATION GRANTED FOR FINAL PAYMENT AND RELEASE
       OF RETAINAGE MONIES

                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that the General
       Construction Contract with Davis Construction Enterprises, Inc. for the Sheriff=s
       Administration Complex new metal building for shop and storage be accepted as complete;
       and that the Board authorize final payment and release the retainage monies to the aforesaid
       firm.
                      Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#37b GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT NO. 989-0636-C WITH AIR MECHANICAL
     & SERVICE CORP. FOR JAIL MAXIMUM SECURITY FACILITY NEW STEAM
     BOILER - ACCEPTED AS COMPLETE; AUTHORIZATION GRANTED FOR FINAL
     PAYMENT AND RELEASE OF RETAINAGE MONIES

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that the General
       Construction Contract with Air Mechanical & Service Corp. for the Jail Maximum Security

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       Facility new steam boiler be accepted as complete; and that the Board authorize final
       payment and release the retainage monies to the aforesaid firm.
                     Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#37c   GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT NO. 989-0571-C WITH COX
       CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR JAIL MEDIUM SECURITY A & B BARRACKS
       HVAC RENOVATION - ACCEPTED AS COMPLETE; AUTHORIZATION GRANTED
       FOR FINAL PAYMENT AND RELEASE OF RETAINAGE MONIES

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended that the General
       Construction Contract with Cox Construction Company for the Jail Medium Security A &
       B Barracks HVAC Renovation be accepted as complete; and that the Board authorize final
       payment and release the retainage monies to the aforesaid firm.
                     Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
       that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#38    AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO AGREEMENT WITH BEERS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
       FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR FLORIDA BOTANICAL
       GARDENS, PHASE IV PROJECT - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                  County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of
       Amendment No. 3 to the agreement with Beers Construction Company for the Guaranteed




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      Maximum Price (GMP) of $5,377,947.00, for Phase IV construction of the Florida Botanical
      Gardens Project.
                    Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#39   AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 14, 1999 WITH HKS
      ARCHITECTS, INC. FOR PROGRAMMING, MASTER PLANNING AND DESIGN
      SERVICES FOR NEW MEDICAL EXAMINER AND FORENSIC CENTER -
      APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                    County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of
      Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with HKS Architects, Inc. for programming, master
      planning and design services for the new Medical Examiner and Forensic Center for a
      maximum fee in the amount of $88,000.00.
                    Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#40   CONTRACTS WITH CITY OF LARGO FOR ONE-DAY LEASE OF LARGO CENTRAL
      PARK AND LARGO CULTURAL CENTER FOR SECOND ANNUAL ENVIRO-FAIR
      - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of contracts
      with City of Largo for one-day lease of Largo Central Park and Largo Cultural Center for the
      Second Annual Pinellas County Enviro-Fair.
                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.




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#41   SUBLEASE AGREEMENT WITH AMSOUTH BANK FOR OFFICE SPACE FOR CLERK
      OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, INTERNAL AUDIT DIVISION, AT 400 CLEVELAND
      STREET, CLEARWATER - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                    County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of a Sublease
      Agreement with AmSouth Bank for office space for the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Internal
      Audit Division, located on the fourth floor, 400 Cleveland Street, Clearwater.
                    Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#42   AGREEMENT WITH OWEN F. BAYNARD, II, TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL
      ROOFING CONSULTING SERVICES FOR JAIL ROOF REPLACEMENT OF MINIMUM
      SECURITY BUILDINGS 1 AND 2, MEDIUM SECURITY BUILDING C, AND
      MAXIMUM SECURITY PHASE I BUILDING - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                    County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
      agreement with Owen F. Baynard, II, to provide professional consulting services for jail roof
      replacement for Minimum Security Buildings 1 and 2, Medium Security Building C, and
      Maximum Security Phase I Building.
                    Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#43   AGREEMENT WITH URS GREINER WOODWARD CLYDE, INC. SOUTHERN FOR
      ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING SERVICES FOR WATERPROOFING OF PARKING
      GARAGE - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
      agreement with URS Greiner Woodward Clyde, Inc. Southern, for architectural consulting
      services for the waterproofing of the parking garage located at 315 Court Street, Clearwater.
                      Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


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#44   AGREEMENT WITH MARSHALL WALKER, JR. FOR ACQUISITION OF A PARTIAL
      TAKING OF PARCEL NUMBER 08/30/15/70470/100/1812, VACANT PROPERTY
      LYING WITHIN DANSVILLE REDEVELOPMENT AREA FOR DANSVILLE
      NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of an
      agreement with Marshall Walker, Jr. for acquisition of a partial taking of Parcel No.
      08/30/15/70470/100/1812, vacant property lying within Dansville Redevelopment Area for
      the Dansville Neighborhood Improvement project.
                     Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.


#45   COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR RE UPCOMING EVENTS

                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis announced that the Enviro Fair will
      be held on May 6 at Largo Central Park from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and the Spring Fishing
      on the Flats Tournament on May 5 and 6 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort.


#46   VOUCHERS APPROVED FOR PERIOD APRIL 24, 2000 THROUGH APRIL 28, 2000

                     Chief Deputy Clerk C.R. Short recommended approval of vouchers for the
      period of April 24, 2000 through April 28, 2000 as follows:

                    Payroll Journal Expenditures
                    Payroll Journal pages numbered 1 through 2495
                    Payroll checks numbered 450222 through 451013

                    Imprest Fund Expenditures
                    Manual checks numbered 519523 through 519549
                    System checks numbered 522075 through 523060




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                     Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
       that the recommendation of the Chief Deputy Clerk be approved.


#47a   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. VERSUS JOHN C.
       HOPKINS, ET AL, CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2700-CI-7 - MORTGAGE
       FORECLOSURE INVOLVING A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MORTGAGE

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Mortgage Electronic Registration
       Systems, Inc. versus John C. Hopkins et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2700-CI-7 - Mortgage
       Foreclosure Involving a Community Development Mortgage.


#47b   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       HUNTINGTON MORTGAGE COMPANY VERSUS JAMES B. RYAN, ET AL, CIRCUIT
       CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2621-CI-15 - MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE INVOLVING
       JUDGMENTS FOR ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS AND FINE AND COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Huntington Mortgage Company
       versus James B. Ryan, et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2621-CI-15 - Mortgage Foreclosure
       Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fine and Costs.




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#47c   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE IRWIN
       MORTGAGE CORP. VERSUS GILBERT K. LEWIS, ET AL, CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO.
       00-2536-CI-13 - MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE INVOLVING JUDGMENTS FOR
       ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS AND FINE AND COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Irwin Mortgage Corp. versus Gilbert
       K. Lewis, et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2536-CI-13 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving
       Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fine and Costs.


#47d COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE FIRST
     UNION NATIONAL BANK, ETC. VERSUS LARRY L. BARGERON, ETC., ET AL,
     CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2826-CI-11 - MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE INVOLVING
     A JUDGMENT FOR FINE AND COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re First Union National Bank, etc. versus
       Larry L. Bargeron, etc., et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2826-CI-11 - Mortgage Foreclosure
       Involving a Judgment for Fine and Costs.


#47e   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       ALLIANCE FUNDING COMPANY, ETC. VERSUS JOANNE COLLIER, ETC., ET AL,
       CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2781-CI-15 - MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE INVOLVING
       A JUDGMENT FOR ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Alliance Funding Company, etc.




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       versus Joanne Collier, etc., et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2781-CI-15 - Mortgage
       Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Attorney Fees and Costs.


#47f   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., ETC. VERSUS BRADLEY J. SEARLES, ET AL,
       CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2952-CI-15-MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE INVOLVING
       JUDGMENTS FOR ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS AND FINES AND COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. etc.
       versus Bradley J. Searles, et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2952-CI-15 - Mortgage
       Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fines and Costs.


#47g   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       BANKATLANTIC, ETC. VERSUS ROBERT PHILLIPS, ET AL, CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE
       NO. 00-2811-CI-7 - MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE INVOLVING JUDGMENTS FOR
       ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS

                       Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Bankatlantic, etc. versus Robert
       Phillips, et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2811-CI-7 - Mortgage Foreclosure Involving
       Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs.




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#47h COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE LOUIS
     KATZ, ILARIA M. IPPOLITO AND JOSEPH M. BARNESS, CO-TRUSTEES, ETC.
     VERSUS MICHAEL LEE MILLER, ET AL, CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2770-CI-20
     - QUIET TITLE ACTION INVOLVING A WELFARE LIEN AND JUDGMENTS FOR
     ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS AND FINE AND COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Louis Katz, Ilaria M. Ippolito and
       Joseph M. Barness, Co-Trustees, etc. versus Michael Lee Miller, et al, Circuit Civil Case No.
       00-2770-CI-20 - Quiet Title Action Involving a Welfare Lien and Judgments for Attorney
       Fees and Costs and Fine and Costs.


#47i   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., ETC. VERSUS MICHAEL J. EUBANKS, ET
       AL, CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-2899-CI-15 - MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
       INVOLVING JUDGMENTS FOR ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS AND FINE AND
       COSTS

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., etc.
       versus Michael J. Eubanks, et al, Circuit Civil Case No. 00-2899-CI-15 - Mortgage
       Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Fine and Costs.




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#47j   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE
       McGUIRE VERSUS JONES, ET AL, CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-002502-CI-013,
       CLAIM NO. 98-60281 - TORT ACTION ALLEGING IMPROPER AND INVOLUNTARY
       INSTITUTIONALIZATION

                       Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re McGuire versus Jones, et al, Case No.
       00-002502-CI-013, Claim No. 98-60281 - Tort Action Alleging Improper and Involuntary
       Institutionalization.


#47k   COUNTY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S INTEREST RE (1)
       RASHED MAHMUD VERSUS PINELLAS COUNTY, ET AL., CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE
       NO. 99-5645-CI-15 AND (2) ROBERT FAIRFULL VERSUS PINELLAS COUNTY ET
       AL., CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 99-5661-CI-21 - ACTIONS INVOLVING
       ALLEGATIONS OF MALFUNCTIONING TRAFFIC SIGNALS RESULTING IN AN
       AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT

                       Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
        Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried, that the County Attorney be
       authorized to defend the County's interest in the suit re Rashed Mahmud versus Pinellas
       County, et al., Circuit Civil Case No. 99-5645-CI-15 and Robert Fairfull versus Pinellas
       County et al., Circuit Civil Case No. 99-5661-CI-21 - Actions Involving Allegations of
       Malfunctioning Traffic Signals Resulting in an Automobile Accident.


#48    FIRM OF de la PARTE & GILBERT AUTHORIZED TO DEFEND COUNTY'S CROSS
       BAR RANCH ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE PERMIT AND CONSUMPTIVE USE
       PERMIT APPLICATION FOR WETLAND AUGMENTATION AT AL BAR RANCH

                      Pursuant to the request of County Attorney Susan H. Churuti, Commissioner
       Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris and carried, that the firm of de la Parte &
       Gilbert be authorized to defend the County's Cross Bar Ranch Environmental Resource

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      Permit and the Consumptive Use Permit Application for wetland augmentation at the Al Bar
      Ranch.
                     Director of Utilities Pick Talley stated that the above authorization represents
      part of the administrative process involved in obtaining the subject permits.


#49   ONE SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT AND RELEASES OF TWO JUDGMENTS FOR
      FINE AND COSTS RE CONTIMORTGAGE CORPORATION VERSUS DAVID M.
      ADAMS, ET AL., CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 98-4621-CI-21 - APPROVED FOR
      EXECUTION

                      County Attorney Susan H. Churuti recommended approval of one
      Satisfaction of Judgment and releases of two Judgments for Fine and Costs re Contimortgage
      Corporation versus David M. Adams, et al., Circuit Civil Case No. 98-4621-CI-21.
                      Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Attorney be approved.


#50   RESOLUTION NO. 00-67 ADOPTED DETERMINING THE NECESSITY TO
      CONSTRUCT ROADWAY AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS ALONG BELCHER
      ROAD (C.R. 501) FROM TAMPA ROAD TO ALDERMAN ROAD AND DIRECTING
      CONDEMNATION OF THE NECESSARY PROPERTY AND PROPERTY RIGHTS FOR
      CONSTRUCTION, PID NO. 7030

                    County Attorney Susan H. Churuti recommended adoption of a resolution
      determining the necessity to construct roadway and drainage improvements along Belcher
      Road (C.R. 501) from Tampa Road to Alderman Road and directing condemnation of the
      necessary property and property rights for construction, PID No. 7030.
                    Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks, that
      Resolution No. 00-67 be adopted as recommended by the County Attorney. Upon roll call,
      the vote was:
                    Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                    Nays: None.

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                    Absent and not voting: None.


#51   COUNTY ATTORNEY MISCELLANEOUS - NONE

                     County Attorney Susan H. Churuti indicated there are no miscellaneous
      matters to be presented this date.


#52   STAR CENTER AGREEMENT WITH CONSTELLATION                                TECHNOLOGY
      CORPORATION (CTC) - APPROVED FOR EXECUTION

                      Noting for the record that the Board is now sitting as the Pinellas County
      Industrial Development Authority, County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended
      approval of the STAR Center Agreement with Constellation Technology Corporation (CTC).
                      Following discussion, Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by
      Commissioner Todd and carried, that the recommendation of the County Administrator be
      approved.


#53   PROPERTY TRANSFER AGREEMENT AND BILL OF SALE BETWEEN PINELLAS
      COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND CONSTELLATION
      TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION AT THE STAR CENTER - APPROVED FOR
      EXECUTION

                    Noting for the record that the Board is now sitting as the Industrial
      Development Authority, County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval of
      a Property Transfer Agreement and Bill of Sale between the Pinellas County Industrial
      Development Authority and Constellation Technology Corporation at the STAR Center.
                    Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the recommendation of the County Administrator be approved.




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#54    WRITE-OFF OF UNCOLLECTIBLE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS)
       AMBULANCE SERVICE FEE ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE - APPROVED

                      Noting for the record that the Board is now sitting as the Emergency Medical
       Services (EMS) Authority, County Administrator Fred E. Marquis recommended approval
       of the write-off of uncollectible EMS ambulance service fee accounts receivable in the
       amount of approximately $883,212 in accordance with the Board approved write-off policy.
                      Emergency Medical Services Executive Director C. T. "Chuck" Kearns
       presented an overview of the membership program, fees and write-offs.
                      Following discussion, Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by
       Commissioner Todd and carried, that the recommendation of the County Administrator be
       approved.


#55a   CASE #CW 00-19(OA), PROPOSAL BY PINELLAS COUNTY TO AMEND LAND USE
       DESIGNATION ON THE COUNTYWIDE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN FROM
       RESIDENTIAL URBAN TO COMMERCIAL GENERAL (SUBTHRESHOLD
       AMENDMENT) - APPROVED; ORDINANCE NO. 00-32 ADOPTED

                      Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
       Countywide Planning Authority.
                      Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 1, 2000 issue of the Pinellas
       edition of The Tampa Tribune as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk,
       public hearing was held on Case #CW 00-19(OA), a proposal by Pinellas County to amend
       the land use designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Plan from residential urban to
       commercial general, re 0.32 acre located 110 feet east of 49th Street North between 46th and
       47th Avenues North (subthreshold amendment). Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported
       that no correspondence has been received; and that the matter is properly before the
       Authority to be heard.
                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that the Pinellas Planning
       Council (PPC) recommends approval of the proposal; and that staff concurs with the PPC
       recommendation.

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                      No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
       heard.
                     Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that
       Ordinance No. 00-32 approving Case #CW 00-19(OA) be adopted. Upon roll call, the vote
       was:
                     Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                     Nays: None.
                     Absent and not voting: None.


#55b   CASE #CW 00-20(OA), PROPOSAL BY CITY OF LARGO TO AMEND LAND USE
       DESIGNATION ON THE COUNTYWIDE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN FROM
       RESIDENTIAL SUBURBAN AND RESIDENTIAL LOW TO RECREATION/OPEN
       SPACE AND PRESERVATION (SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENT) - APPROVED;
       ORDINANCE NO. 00-33 ADOPTED

                       Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
       Countywide Planning Authority.
                       Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 1, 2000 issue of the Pinellas
       edition of The Tampa Tribune as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk,
       public hearing was held on Case #CW 00-20(OA), a proposal by the City of Largo to amend
       the land use designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Plan from residential suburban
       and residential low to recreation/open space and preservation, re 156.0 acres located on the
       west side of Keene Road between Belleair Road and McMullen Road (subthreshold
       amendment). Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that no correspondence has been
       received; and that the matter is properly before the Authority to be heard.
                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that the Pinellas Planning
       Council (PPC) recommends approval of the proposal; and that staff concurs with the PPC
       recommendation.
                       No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
       heard.


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                     Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that
       Ordinance No. 00-33 approving Case #CW 00-20(OA) be adopted. Upon roll call, the vote
       was:
                     Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                     Nays: None.
                     Absent and not voting: None.


#55c   CASE #CW 00-21(OA), PROPOSAL BY CITY OF LARGO TO AMEND LAND USE
       DESIGNATION ON THE COUNTYWIDE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN FROM
       INSTITUTIONAL TO RESIDENTIAL LOW (SUBTHRESHOLD AMENDMENT) -
       APPROVED; ORDINANCE NO. 00-33 ADOPTED


                       Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
       Countywide Planning Authority.
                       Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 1, 2000 issue of the Pinellas
       edition of The Tampa Tribune as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk,
       public hearing was held on Case #CW 00-21(OA), a proposal by the City of Largo to amend
       the land use designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Plan from institutional to
       residential low, re 0.61 acre located on the south side of Brookview Avenue and 67 feet west
       of Fulton Drive (subthreshold amendment). Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that
        no correspondence has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Authority
       to be heard.
                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that the Pinellas Planning
       Council (PPC) recommends approval of the proposal; and that staff concurs with the PPC
       recommendation.
                       No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
       heard.




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                     Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that
       Ordinance No. 00-33 approving Case #CW 00-21(OA) be adopted. Upon roll call, the vote
       was:
                     Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                     Nays: None.
                     Absent and not voting: None.


#55d   CASE #CW 00-22(OA), PROPOSAL BY CITY OF LARGO TO AMEND LAND USE
       DESIGNATION ON THE COUNTYWIDE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN FROM
       RESIDENTIAL SUBURBAN TO RECREATION/OPEN SPACE (SUBTHRESHOLD
       AMENDMENT) - APPROVED; ORDINANCE NO. 00-33 ADOPTED

                       Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
       Countywide Planning Authority.
                       Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 1, 2000 issue of the Pinellas
       edition of The Tampa Tribune as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk,
       public hearing was held on Case #CW 00-22(OA), a proposal by the City of Largo to amend
       the land use designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Plan from residential suburban
       to recreation/open space, re 55.02 acres located on the northwest corner of 119th Street North
       and Walsingham Road (subthreshold amendment). Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported
       that no correspondence has been received; and that the matter is properly before the
       Authority to be heard.
                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that the Pinellas Planning
       Council (PPC) recommends approval of the proposal; and that staff concurs with the PPC
       recommendation.
                       No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
       heard.
                       Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that
       Ordinance No. 00-33 approving Case #CW 00-22(OA) be adopted. Upon roll call, the vote
       was:

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                      Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                      Nays: None.
                      Absent and not voting: None.


#56a   CASE #CW 00-23, PROPOSAL BY CITY OF LARGO TO AMEND LAND USE
       DESIGNATION ON THE COUNTYWIDE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN FROM
       RESIDENTIAL SUBURBAN TO INSTITUTIONAL (REGULAR AMENDMENT) -
       APPROVED; ORDINANCE NO. 00-33 ADOPTED

                        Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
       Countywide Planning Authority.
                        Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 1, 2000 issue of the Pinellas
       edition of The Tampa Tribune as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk,
       public hearing was held on Case #CW 00-23, a proposal by the City of Largo to amend the
       land use designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Plan from residential suburban to
       institutional, re 1.81 acres located on the southeast corner of Lancaster Drive and Belcher
       Road (regular amendment). Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that no correspondence
       has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Authority to be heard.
                        County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that the Pinellas Planning
       Council (PPC) recommends approval of the proposal; and that staff concurs with the PPC
       recommendation.
                        No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
       heard.
                        Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that
       Ordinance No. 00-33 approving Case #CW 00-23 be adopted. Upon roll call, the vote was:
                        Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                        Nays: None.
                        Absent and not voting: None.




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#56b   CASE #CW 00-11, PROPOSAL BY PINELLAS COUNTY TO AMEND LAND USE
       DESIGNATION ON THE COUNTYWIDE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN FROM
       COMMERCIAL GENERAL, RESIDENTIAL LOW AND PRESERVATION TO
       RESIDENTIAL LOW AND PRESERVATION - TEMPORARILY DEFERRED TO
       MEETING OF AUGUST 1, 2000

                       Pursuant to legal notice published in the January 29, 2000 issue of the
       Pinellas edition of The Tampa Tribune as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the
       Clerk, public hearing was held on Case #CW 00-11, a proposal by Pinellas County to amend
       the land use designation on the Countywide Future Land Use Plan from commercial general,
       residential low and preservation to residential low and preservation, re 6.24 acres located on
       the north side of Gandy Boulevard, 676 feet east of San Fernando Boulevard (regular
       amendment). Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that no correspondence has been
       received; and that the matter is properly before the Authority to be heard.
                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that staff recommends a 90-
       day continuance to the meeting of August 1, 2000 in order to allow additional time to finalize
       various details before making a recommendation.
                       Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
       that Case #CW 00-11 be temporarily deferred for 90 days to the meeting of August 1, 2000.

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                      At this time, 11:13 A.M., Commissioner Parks left the meeting.

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#57   ORDINANCE NO. 00-34 ADOPTED AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 97-105 PINE OAK
      SUBDIVISION STREET LIGHTING DISTRICT; REVISING DISTRICT BOUNDARIES;
      PROVIDING FOR OTHER MODIFICATIONS WHICH MAY ARISE FROM REVIEW
      OF THE ORDINANCE WITH THE RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITIES; PROVIDING FOR
      SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

                       Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 7 and 14, 2000 issues of the
      Tampa Bay Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing
      was held on a proposed ordinance amending Ordinance No. 97-105 Pine Oak Subdivision
      Street Lighting District; revising district boundaries; providing for other modifications which
      may arise from review of the ordinance with the responsible authorities; providing for
      severability; and providing for an effective date. Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported
      that no correspondence has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Board
      to be heard.
                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that staff recommends
      approval of the proposed ordinance.
                       No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                       Thereupon, Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel,
      that Ordinance No. 00-34 be adopted as recommended by the County Administrator. Upon
      roll call, the vote was:
                       Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Todd and Seel.
                       Nays: None.
                       Absent and not voting: Parks.


#58   ORDINANCE NO. 00-35 ADOPTED CREATING A MUNICIPAL SERVICE TAXING
      UNIT FOR STREET LIGHTING TO BE KNOWN AS PINE OAK II SUBDIVISION
      STREET LIGHTING DISTRICT

                  Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 7 and 14, 2000 issues of the
      Tampa Bay Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing


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was held on a proposed ordinance creating a municipal service taxing unit for street lighting
with the removal of 114 parcels from the Pine Oak Street Lighting District to be known as
the Pine Oak II Subdivision Street Lighting District.
                Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that no correspondence relative to
the proposed ordinance has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Board
to be heard.
                County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that staff recommends
approval of the proposed ordinance based upon a petition signed by the owners of 68.5% of
the private land area.
                No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
heard.
                Thereupon, Commissioner Harris moved, seconded by Commissioner Seel,
that Ordinance No. 00-35 be adopted creating Pine Oak II Subdivision Street Lighting
District. Upon roll call, the vote was:
                Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Todd and Seel.
                Nays: None.
                Absent and not voting: Parks.


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               At this time, 11:15 A.M., Commissioner Parks returned to the meeting.

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#59   PETITION OF SCOTT SIEGEL AND ELAINE SIEGEL TO VACATE A PORTION OF
      AN IRREGULARLY SHAPED PLATTED EASEMENT ON LOT 3, GRAND BAY
      HEIGHTS, LOCATED IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP
      28 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST - TEMPORARILY DEFERRED FOR 30 DAYS

                      Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 14, 2000 issue of Tampa Bay
      Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing was held
      on the petition of Scott Siegel and Elaine Siegel to vacate a portion of an irregularly shaped
      platted easement on Lot 3, Grand Bay Heights, as recorded in Plat Book 102, Pages 7
      through 9, located in the northwest quarter of Section 11, Township 28 South, Range 15
      East.
                      Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that a letter of no objection has been
      received from Paul Schwartz, Bendon Investments. He indicated that all interested property
      owners have been notified as to the date of public hearing; that one letter in objection to the
      petition has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Board to be heard.
                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that staff recommends the
      vacation be granted.
                      J. Keith Wicks, Director of Public Works, presented aerial photographs of the
      subject property and related that the proposed vacation will allow the construction of a
      residential house.
                      In response to the Chairman's call for proponents, Scott Siegel, 3030
      Cinnamon Boulevard, Palm Harbor, stated that he is the owner of the subject property; that
      the vacation of 15 feet of a drainage easement on the upland section of the site is being
      requested in order to allow the construction of a home; and that most of the footage will be
      used to accommodate pool decking, the rear edge of the pool and possibly one portion of the
      house.
                      In response to the Chairman's call for opponents, the following persons
      appeared and expressed their concerns:




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                     Richard Chrzanowski, 306 Hillpoint Drive, Ozona (representing the OzonaVillage
                       Improvement Society and various neighbors on Hillpoint Drive and Pinecrest
                        Drive
                     Louise Westenfield, 308 Hillpoint Drive, Ozona


                       Alluding to the concerns of the objectors, Mr. Siegel indicated that the
      property is now listed for sale at a price of $109,900; that the requested additional 15 feet
      will not result in pond encroachment; that maintenance of the pond is still the responsibility
      of the original developer of the property who has no objection; and that the proposed
      vacation will have no impact on the property owners on Hillpoint Drive.
                       In response to query by Commissioner Todd regarding the possibility of an
      existing developer's agreement, Mr. Chrzanowski indicated that time restraints did not permit
      him the opportunity to produce such documentation.
                       Following discussion, Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by
      Commissioner Harris and carried, that the petition to vacate be temporarily deferred for 30
      days.


#60   PETITION OF BOYETT JUDSON HENNINGTON III AND TERI MANNING
      HENNINGTON TO VACATE A PORTION OF A 10.0-FOOT PLATTED EASEMENT ON
      LOT 12, FEATHER SOUND - CUSTOM HOME SITE UNIT III, LOCATED IN THE
      NORTH HALF OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 30 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST - GRANTED;
      RESOLUTION NO. 00-68 ADOPTED

                      Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 14, 2000 issue of the Tampa
      Bay Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing was
      held on the petition of Boyett Judson Hennington III and Teri Manning Hennington to vacate
      a portion of a 10.0-foot platted easement on Lot 12, Feather Sound - Custom Home Site Unit
      III, as recorded in Plat Book 73, Pages 12 and 13, located in the north half of Section 2,
      Township 30 South, Range 16 East.
                      Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that letters of no objection have
      been received from the following:


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                     Pinellas County Utilities
                     Florida Power Corporation
                     GTE of Florida, Inc.
                     City of Largo
                     GTE Media Ventures, Inc.
                     Time Warner Communications

      He indicated that all interested property owners have been notified as to the date of public
      hearing; that no correspondence in objection to the petition has been received; and that the
      matter is properly before the Board to be heard.
                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that staff recommends the
      vacation be granted.
                      No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                      Commissioner Parks moved; seconded by Commissioner Todd, that the
      petition to vacate be granted; and that Resolution No. 00-68 be adopted. Upon roll call, the
      vote was:
                      Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                      Nays: None.
                      Absent and not voting: None.


#61   PETITION OF LOUIS J. De SIO, JR. AND VIRGINIA De SIO TO VACATE A PORTION
      OF A 7.5-FOOT PLATTED EASEMENT ON LOT 72, SEMINOLE GROVE ESTATES,
      LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 30 SOUTH,
      RANGE 15 EAST - GRANTED; RESOLUTION NO. 00-69 ADOPTED

                      Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 14, 2000 issue of the Tampa
      Bay Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing was
      held on the petition of Louis J. De Sio, Jr. and Virginia De Sio to vacate a portion of a 7.5-
      foot platted easement on Lot 72, Seminole Grove Estates, as recorded in Plat Book 69, Page
      98, located in the southeast quarter of Section 21, Township 30 South., Range 15 East.


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                     Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that letters of no objection have
      been received from the following:

                     Pinellas County Utilities
                     Florida Power Corporation
                     GTE of Florida, Inc.
                     GTE Media Ventures, Inc.
                     Time Warner Communications

      He indicated that all interested property owners have been notified as to the date of public
      hearing; that no correspondence in objection to the petition has been received; and that the
      matter is properly before the Board to be heard.
                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that staff recommends the
      vacation be granted.
                      No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                      Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Harris, that the
      petition to vacate be granted and that Resolution No. 00-69 be adopted. Upon roll call, the
      vote was:
                      Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                      Nays: None.
                      Absent and not voting: None.


#62   PETITION OF MILLER M. COOPER, TRUSTEE FOR SENTRY PROFIT SHARING
      TRUST, REPRESENTED BY JAMES W. ("JIM") BONDURANT TO VACATE A
      PORTION OF PLATTED EASEMENTS ON LOTS 26 AND 27, BLOCK Q, A REPLAT
      OF TRACT "B" TIERRA VERDE UNIT ONE, FOURTH REPLAT, LOCATED IN THE
      SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 32 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST-
      GRANTED; RESOLUTION NO. 00-70 ADOPTED

                    Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 14, 2000 issue of Tampa Bay
      Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing was held

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      on the petition of Miller M. Cooper, Trustee for Sentry Profit Sharing Trust, represented by
      James W. ("Jim") Bondurant to vacate a portion of platted easements on Lots 26 and 27,
      Block Q, a replat of Tract "B" Tierra Verde Unit One, Fourth Replat, as recorded in Plat
      Book 82, Pages 63 and 64, located in the southeast quarter of Section 19, Township 32
      South, Range 16 East.
                      Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that letters of no objection have
      been received from the following:

                     Pinellas County Utilities
                     Tierra Verde Utilities, Inc.
                     Florida Power Corporation
                     GTE of Florida, Inc.
                     GTE Media Ventures, Inc.
                     Time Warner Communications

      He indicated that all interested property owners have been notified as to the date of public
      hearing; that no correspondence in objection to the petition has been received; and that the
      matter is properly before the Board to be heard.
                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis stated that staff recommends the
      vacation be granted.
                      No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                      Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that the
      petition to vacate be granted; and that Resolution No. 00-70 be adopted. Upon roll call, the
      vote was:
                      Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                      Nays: None.
                      Absent and not voting: None.


#63   ORDINANCE NO. 00-36 ADOPTED PROVIDING THAT ORDINANCE NO. 82-26, AS
      AMENDED, BE AMENDED BY EXTENDING THE TERM OF A CABLE TELEVISION

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      FRANCHISE FOR PINELLAS COUNTY TO TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT-
      ADVANCE/NEWHOUSE PARTNERSHIP FROM MAY 5, 2000 THROUGH JUNE 7,
      2000

                     Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 21, 2000 issue of the St.
      Petersburg Times as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing
      was held on a proposed ordinance providing that Ordinance No. 82-26, as amended, be
      amended by extending the term of a cable television franchise for Pinellas County to Time
      Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership from May 5, 2000 through June 7,
      2000. Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that no correspondence relative to the
      proposed ordinance has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Board to be
      heard.
                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that staff recommends
      adoption of the proposed ordinance.
                     No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                     Responding to query by Chairman Stewart, Chief Assistant County Attorney
      James L. Bennett indicated that Attorney Nicholas P. Miller is providing additional legal
      counsel in evaluating appropriate future actions; and that staff's intention is to submit for
      Board approval within the next 30 days a longer term extension which would encompass the
      entire timetable involved in the formal process.
                     Thereupon, Commissioner Seel moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks,
      that Ordinance No. 00-36 be adopted as recommended. Upon roll call, the vote was:
                     Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                     Nays: None.
                     Absent and not voting: None.


#64   ORDINANCE NO. 00-37 ADOPTED PROVIDING THAT ORDINANCE NO. 82-27, AS
      AMENDED, BE AMENDED BY EXTENDING THE TERM OF A CABLE TELEVISION
      FRANCHISE FOR PINELLAS COUNTY TO TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT-


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      ADVANCE/NEWHOUSE PARTNERSHIP FROM MAY 5, 2000 THROUGH JUNE 7,
      2000

                     Pursuant to legal notice published in the April 21, 2000 issue of the St.
      Petersburg Times as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing
      was held on a proposed ordinance providing that Ordinance No. 82-27, as amended, be
      amended by extending the term of a cable television franchise for Pinellas County to Time
      Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership from May 5, 2000 through June 7,
      2000. Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that no correspondence relative to the
      proposed ordinance has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Board to be
      heard.
                     County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that staff recommends
      adoption of the proposed ordinance.
                     No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                     Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd, that
      Ordinance No. 00-37 be adopted as recommended. Upon roll call, the vote was:
                     Ayes: Stewart, Harris, Parks, Todd and Seel.
                     Nays: None.
                     Absent and not voting: None.

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                     At this time, 11:50 A.M., Commissioner Seel left the meeting.

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#65   PRIVATE DOCK APPLICATION P28121-00, WILLIAM AND KELLY MOREAN, LOT
      6, PINTA DRIVE, TIERRA VERDE, PINE KEY CUTOFF - APPROVED




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                      Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
      Water and Navigation Control Authority.
                      Pursuant to legal notice published in the March 17 and 24, 2000 issues of the
      Tampa Bay Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing
      was held on Private Dock Application P28121-00, William and Kelly Morean, Lot 6, Pinta
      Drive, Tierra Verde, Pine Key Cutoff. Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that all
      interested parties have been notified by mail; that no letters in objection to the application
      have been received; and that the matter is properly before the Authority to be heard.
                      County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that the applicant proposes
      to construct a new private dock in the waters of Pine Key Cutoff, as outlined in his
      memorandum of May 2, 2000; that the biological report prepared by the Pinellas County
      Department of Environmental Management was made available to the public and has been
      filed and made a part of the record; and that staff recommends approval of the application
      and execution of the order based upon negative "Findings of Fact," Items 1 through 9 and
      affirmative "Findings of Fact," Items 10 through 13 as indicated in the proposed order which
      has been filed and made a part of the record.
                      No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard; whereupon, he closed the public hearing.
                      Commissioner Parks moved, seconded by Commissioner Todd and carried,
      that the application be approved in accordance with the "Findings of Fact."


                     *                       *                      *                       *

                     At this time, 11:52 A.M., Commissioner Seel returned to the meeting.

                     *                       *                      *                       *


#66   COMMERCIAL DOCK APPLICATION CC28045-00/REVISED, CITY OF
      CLEARWATER, 20 ISLAND WAY, CLEARWATER, MANDALAY CHANNEL -
      DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE


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                       Chairman Stewart noted for the record that the Board is now sitting as the
      Water and Navigation Control Authority.
                       Pursuant to legal notice published in the March 17 and 24, 2000 issues of the
      Tampa Bay Review as evidenced by publisher's affidavit filed with the Clerk, public hearing
      was held on Commercial Dock Application CC28045-00/Revised, City of Clearwater, 20
      Island Way, Clearwater, Mandalay Channel. Chief Deputy Clerk C. R. Short reported that
      all interested parties have been notified by mail; that one letter in objection to the application
      has been received; and that the matter is properly before the Authority to be heard.
                       County Administrator Fred E. Marquis indicated that a letter has been
      received from the City of Clearwater requesting that the application be withdrawn; and
      recommended that the application be denied without prejudice.
                       No one appeared in response to the Chairman's call for persons wishing to be
      heard.
                       Commissioner Todd moved, seconded by Commissioner Parks and carried,
      that the application be denied without prejudice.

                      *                       *                        *                       *

                    Upon direction of the Chairman, the meeting was recessed at 11:53 A.M. and
      reconvened at 11:58 A.M.

#67   UPDATE ON FORMAL NEGOTIATIONS - CABLE TELEVISION

                      Nicholas P. Miller, Miller & Van Eaton, P.L.L.C., presented an update
      regarding the formal negotiations in the cable television franchise renewal process and
      reviewed the factors involved in determining the importance of the ten-year term for the
      renewal.
                      In addition, Attorney Miller reviewed the request for approval of transfer of
      control for the franchise from Time Warner Entertainment/Advance-Newhouse Partnership
      to America Online Time Warner which has a mid-June deadline and indicated that staff has


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       not yet formulated a formal recommendation in this regard; whereupon, he discussed the
       significance of the cable modem open access issue as set forth in "The Digital Beat," a copy
       of which has been filed and made a part of the minutes.


#68a   COMMISSIONER PARKS RE VARIOUS UPDATES

                      Commissioner Parks updated the Board regarding the Convention and
       Visitor=s Bureau visioning sessions, and the Blue Ribbon Mental Health Task Force.


#68b   COMMISSIONER HARRIS OFFERS CONSUMER TIP

                      Commissioner Harris offered a consumer tip regarding confidentiality on the
       Internet.


#68c   COMMISSIONER SEEL RE TASK FORCE

                     Commissioner Seel related she has been invited to join the Curlew Creek
       Basin Task Force; whereupon, the members expressed their approval.


#68d   CHAIRMAN STEWART RE VARIOUS ISSUES

                       Chairman Stewart related that he is expecting the Hillsborough County
       Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to take action regarding the Gandy Corridor and
       recognized the WorkForce/Wages merger, billboard developments, educational issues, and
       the intangible tax as his top priority legislative issues.

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                    Upon direction of the Chairman, there being no objection, the meeting was
     adjourned at 12:59 P.M.




                                                 _____________________________________
                                                             Chairman

ATTEST: KARLEEN F. DeBLAKER, CLERK


By_____________________________________
            Deputy Clerk




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