June 16, 2011
to the City of
1. If you are speaking under the Public Hearings, Appeals or Open Forum sections of the agenda, please observe the time limits indicated on the agenda.
2. Placards and posters are not permitted in the Chamber. Applause is not permitted except in connection with Awards and Presentations.
3. Please do not address Council from your seat. If asked by Council to speak to an issue, please do so from the podium.
4. Please do not pass notes to Council during the meeting.
5. Please be courteous to other members of the audience by keeping side conversations to a minimum.
6. The Fire Code prohibits anyone from standing in the aisles or in the back of the room.
7. If other seating is available, please do not occupy the seats reserved for individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing.
GENERAL AGENDA INFORMATION
For your convenience, a copy of the
agenda material is available for your review at the Main Library,
If you are deaf/hard of hearing and require the services of an interpreter, please contact the City Clerk, 893-7448, or call our TDD Number, 892-5259, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting and we will provide that service for you.
June 16, 2011
A. Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call.
Invocation and Pledge to the Flag of the
B. Approval of Agenda with Additions and Deletions.
If you wish to address City Council on
subjects other than public hearing or quasi-judicial items listed on this
agenda, please sign up with the Clerk prior to the meeting. Only the individual wishing to speak may sign
the Open Forum sheet and only City residents, owners of property in the City,
owners of businesses in the City or their employees may speak. All issues discussed under Open Forum must be
limited to issues related to the City of
Speakers will be called to address Council according to the order in which they sign the Open Forum sheet. In order to provide an opportunity for all citizens to address Council, each individual will be given three (3) minutes. The nature of the speakers' comments will determine the manner in which the response will be provided. The response will be provided by City staff and may be in the form of a letter or a follow-up phone call depending on the request.
C. Consent Agenda (see attached)
Ordinances - (First
Setting July 14, 2011 as the public hearing date for the following proposed Ordinance(s):
1. Ordinance amending Sections 12-11(4) and 13-95 (c) of the St. Petersburg City Code regarding fire code inspection fees and reports; clarifying how fire code inspection fees are assessed; clarifying that compliance for fire code inspections shall be in accordance with applicable state and City fire codes; clarifying the responsibility of scheduling fire code inspections and payment of fire code inspection fees; changing the fire code inspection cycle; and deleting Section 13-95(d) and 13-95(e).
4. Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to accept a grant from the State of Florida Department of Education ("Department") in an amount up to $432,249 for the City's summer food program and to execute a grant agreement and all other documents necessary with the Department; and approving a supplemental appropriation of $432,249 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues.
F. New Business
G. Council Committee Reports
(a) Resolution accepting the proposal and approving the award of a consulting agreement to Logan Management Group, Inc., dba Strategic Partners for a management evaluation of the City's Teen, Arts, Sports & Cultural Opportunities Out of School Time ("TASCO OST") Program and the City's Summer Youth Intern Program ("SYIP") in an amount not to exceed $25,000; and authorizing the Chair of the Budget, Finance and Taxation Committee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this transaction.
(b) Resolution approving an Agreement for Mayer Hoffman McCann PC, KRMT Tampa Bay Division, to perform the annual audit of the City of St. Petersburg, Florida's Books and Records for Fiscal Years 2011, 2012 and 2013 and provide related services; and authorizing the Chair of the Budget, Finance and Taxation Committee to execute the Agreement and to approve and execute certain amendments and engagement letters.
I. Public Hearings and Quasi-Judicial Proceedings - 6:00 P.M.
NOTE: The following Public Hearing items have been submitted for consideration by the City Council. If you wish to speak on any of the Public Hearing items, please obtain one of the YELLOW cards from the containers on the wall outside of Council Chamber, fill it out as directed, and present it to the Clerk. You will be given 3 minutes ONLY to state your position on any item but may address more than one item.
4. Ordinance 1019-G authorizing encumbrances on Albert Whitted Municipal Airport property in accordance with Section 1.02(c)(5)B., St. Petersburg City Charter, for receipt of a Florida Department of Transportation grant in the amount of $74,328 for the purchase and installation of a security camera system for the airport; authorizing the Mayor to apply for and accept the Grant in the amount of $74,328; authorizing the Mayor to execute all documents necessary to effectuate this Ordinance; and approving supplemental appropriations from the increase in the unappropriated balance of the Airport Capital Improvement Fund (4033).
(a) Ordinance 1018-G amending the Intown Redevelopment Plan to include $2.5 million in tax increment financing approved by City Council to support the completion of the Salvador Dali Museum; clarifying reference to Municipal Pier Project; update descriptions to reflect current conditions and remove specific development targets on downtown blocks; update maps and graphics; and correct scrivener's errors. (City File IRP-2011-1)
(b) Resolution approving the Third Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between the City of St. Petersburg, Florida and Pinellas County, Florida for the commitment of Tax Increment Revenues in the Intown Redevelopment Area.
Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)
June 16, 2011
2. Resolution making a recommendation on amendments to the Intown Redevelopment Plan to include $2.5 million in tax increment financing approved by City Council to support the completion of the Salvador Dali Museum; clarifying reference to Municipal Pier Project; update descriptions to reflect current conditions and remove specific development targets on downtown blocks; update maps and graphics; and correct scrivener's errors. (City File IRP-2011-01)
~ RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ~
City council takes Executive Action on Ordinance 1018-G and related Resolution. [Item I-5 (a) & (b)]
Swearing in of witnesses. Representatives of City Administration, the applicant/appellant, opponents, and members of the public who wish to speak at the public hearing must declare that he or she will testify truthfully by taking an oath or affirmation in the following form:
"Do you swear or affirm that the evidence you are about to give will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?"
The oath or affirmation will be administered prior to the presentation of testimony and will be administered in mass to those who wish to speak. Persons who submit cards to speak after the administration of the oath, who have not been previously sworn, will be sworn prior to speaking. For detailed procedures to be followed for Quasi-Judicial Proceedings, please see yellow sheet attached to this agenda.
6. Amending the Future Land Use Map and zoning designations for an estimated 2,400 sq. ft. or 0.05 acre area generally located on the west side of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street North, approximately 100 feet south of 54th Avenue North. (City File FLUM-11)
(a) Ordinance 696-L amending the Future Land Use Map designation from PR-R (Planned Redevelopment-Residential) to R/OG (Residential/Office General).
(b) Ordinance 725-Z rezoning the above described property from NT-1 (Neighborhood Traditional) to CRS-1 (Corridor Residential Suburban), or other less intensive use.
requesting amendment to the Countywide Future Land Use Plan, as described
above, to comply with the requirements of the Pinellas Planning Council and
Pinellas County Board of
J. Open Forum
Consent Agenda I
nsent Agenda II
NOTE: The Consent Agenda contains normal, routine business items that are very likely to be approved by the City Council by a single motion. Council questions on these items were answered prior to the meeting. Each Councilmember may, however, defer any item for added discussion at a later time.
6. Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a First Amendment to Lease Agreement with BiPlane Rides, Inc., a Florida corporation, for the use of a fifty (50) square foot area of interior retail floor space on the first floor of the Galbraith Terminal Building at Albert Whitted Airport for a period of one (1) year at a rental rate of $52.00 per month, plus utility expense at a rate of $50.00 per month, with the right to request extensions for three (3) additional one (1) year terms, subject to approval by City Council. (Requires an affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)
7. Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with Pinellas Studio of Dance, Inc., a Florida Profit corporation, for use of +6,140 sq. ft. within the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club building located at 559 Mirror Lake Drive North, St. Petersburg, for a period of three (3) years at rental rate of $300.00 per month. (Requires an affirmative vote of at least six (6) members of City Council.)
8. Authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute a License Agreement with Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, for use of ±512 sq. ft. of office space and classroom/lobby areas within City-owned Enoch Davis Center located at 1111 - 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, for a period of three (3) years, at a rental rate of $102.40 per month, plus $20.00 per month for telephone line access.
(Leisure & Community Services)
the Mayor or his designee to accept a grant from the State of Florida
Department of Education ("Department") in an amount up to $432,249
for the City's summer food program and to execute a grant agreement and all
other documents necessary with the Department; and approving a supplemental
appropriation of $432,249 from the increase in the unappropriated balance of
the General Fund resulting from these additional revenues. [Moved to Reports as E-4]
Note: An abbreviated listing of upcoming City Council meetings.
Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100
Public Services & Infrastructure Committee
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100
Arts Funding Committee
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 11:00 a.m., Room 100
CRA/Agenda Review & Administrative Updates (June 16, 2011)
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100
City Council Meeting
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 3:00 p.m., Room 100
Committee of the Whole
Thursday, June 16, 2011, 9:00 a.m., Room 100
(1) Ad Valorem Tax Referendum
(2) Youth Services/JWB Partnership
City Council Workshop
Thursday, June 16, 2011, immediately following the Committee of the Whole, Room 100
City Council FY12 Budget Follow-up Workshop
Thursday, June 16, 2011, 1:00 p.m., Room 100
Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Summits 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011,
Budget, Finance & Taxation Committee - Thursday, June 23, 2011, 8:00 a.m., Room 100
Public Services & Infrastructure Committee - Thursday, June 23, 2011, 9:15 a.m., Room 100
Housing Services Committee - Thursday, June 23, 2011, 10:30 a.m., Room 100
City Council Special Session
Thursday, June 23, 2011, 12:30 p.m., Council Chamber
City Council Workshop Downtown Waterfront Master Plan
Thursday, June 23, 2011, 1:30 p.m., Room 100
City Council Workshop -
Thursday, June 23, 2011, 3:30 p.m., Room 100
6 Regular Members
(Terms expire 12/31/11, 12/31/12 & 12/31/13)
Commission on Aging
2 Regular Members
(Terms expire 12/31/13)
International Relations Committee
2 Regular Members
(Terms expire 12/31/13)
Nuisance Abatement Board
2 Alternate Members
(Terms expire 8/31/12 & 11/30/12)
End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)
End notes for Quasi (delete if unneeded)
PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED FOR QUASI-JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS:
1. Anyone wishing to speak must fill out a yellow card and present the card to the Clerk. All speakers must be sworn prior to presenting testimony. No cards may be submitted after the close of the Public Hearing. Each party and speaker is limited to the time limits set forth herein and may not give their time to another speaker or party.
2. At any time during the proceeding, City Council members may ask questions of any speaker or party. The time consumed by Council questions and answers to such questions shall not count against the time frames allowed herein. Burden of proof: in all appeals, the Appellant bears the burden of proof; in variance application cases, the Applicant bears the burden of proof; in rezoning and land use cases, the Owner bears the burden of proof except in cases initiated by the City, in which event the City Administration bears the burden of proof. Waiver of Objection: at any time during this proceeding Council Members may leave the Council Chamber for short periods of time. At such times they continue to hear testimony because the audio portion of the hearing is transmitted throughout City Hall by speakers. If any party has an objection to a Council Member leaving the Chamber during the hearing, such objection must be made at the start of the hearing. If an objection is not made as required herein it shall be deemed to have been waived.
3. Initial Presentation. Each party shall be allowed ten (10) minutes for their initial presentation.
a. Presentation by City Administration.
b. Presentation by Applicant followed by the Appellant, if different. If Appellant and Applicant are different entities then each is allowed the allotted time for each part of these procedures. In connection with land use and zoning ordinances where the City is the applicant, the land owner(s) shall be given the time normally reserved for the Applicant/Appellant, unless the land owner is the Appellant.
c. Presentation by Opponent. If anyone wishes to utilize the initial presentation time provided for an Opponent, said individual shall register with the City Clerk at least one week prior to the scheduled public hearing. If there is an Appellant who is not the Applicant, then no Opponent is allowed.
4. Public Hearing. A Public Hearing will be conducted during which anyone may speak for 3 minutes. Speakers should limit their testimony to information relevant to the ordinance or application and criteria for review.
5. Cross Examination. Each party shall be allowed five (5) minutes for cross examination. All questions shall be addressed to the Chair and then (at the discretion of the Chair) asked either by the Chair or by the party conducting the cross examination of the appropriate witness. One (1) representative of each party shall conduct the cross examination. If anyone wishes to utilize the time provided for cross examination and rebuttal as an Opponent, and no one has previously registered with the Clerk, said individual shall notify the City Clerk prior to the conclusion of the Public Hearing. If no one gives such notice, there shall be no cross examination or rebuttal by Opponent(s). If more than one person wishes to utilize the time provided for Opponent(s), the City Council shall by motion determine who shall represent Opponent(s).
a. Cross examination by Opponents.
b. Cross examination by City Administration.
c. Cross examination by Appellant followed by Applicant, if different.
6. Rebuttal/Closing. Each party shall have five (5) minutes to provide a closing argument or rebuttal.
a. Rebuttal by Opponents.
b. Rebuttal by City Administration.
c. Rebuttal by Appellant followed by the Applicant, if different.