The Sarasota County commission has a packed agenda for their meeting today, which starts at 9 in Venice

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The Sarasota County commission has a packed agenda for their meeting today, which starts at 9 in Venice

 

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

NOTE:
Unfinished items may be carried over to tomorrow’s agenda.

1.      OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – (Three-minute time limit per person.)
  This time is reserved for persons desiring to comment before the Board on items not scheduled for a Public Hearing. Persons wishing to speak at Open to the Public shall complete a Request to Speak card, including the number of the agenda item or, if not an agenda item, the topic to be addressed.

 

Comments on scheduled agenda items will be heard first, followed by up to 5 speakers related to topics not on the advertised agenda. Any remaining speaker cards will be held for the final Open to the Public at the end of the meeting.

CONSENT SECTION:
All matters listed under the Consent Section are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items.  If discussion is desired by a Commissioner, the item(s) will be considered at the end of the Consent Section.

2.     ADMINISTRATION
  To approve the Sarasota County 2020 Strategic Plan.

3.     COMMISSION SERVICES
  To ratify the previously issued proclamation for National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day – December 23, 2019.

4.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
  To appoint Dr. William Graper to fill an unexpired two-year term on the Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida, Inc. as a provider representative, effective through August 2020, and an additional two-year term, effective through August 2022.

 

5.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
A.     To appoint Allison Kummery to serve a three-year term on the Human Services Advisory Council as a citizen-at-large representative, effective through March 2022 in order to maintain staggered terms;
B.     To appoint Hollie Mowry to fill an unexpired three-year term on the Human Services Advisory Council as the local grantor entity south representative, effective through March 2022;
C.     To appoint Kristen Russell to serve an unexpired three-year term on the Human Services Advisory Council as the local grantor entity representative, effective through March 2021, and an additional three-year term, effective through March 2024.

6.     HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
  To approve an agreement releasing lien for hospital care assistance for Cecilia M. Adams, the previous owner of property located at 3734 Prudence Drive, Sarasota.

7.     LIBRARIES AND HISTORICAL RESOURCES
  To appoint Allison Juceam to serve a four-year term on the Historical Commission, effective through January 2024.

8.     LIBRARIES AND HISTORICAL RESOURCES
  To appoint Jesse Balaity to serve a three-year term on the Historic Preservation Board, effective through January 2023.

9.     LIBRARIES AND HISTORICAL RESOURCES
  To approve a construction contract with E.O. Koch Construction Co., for the Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library interior renovations and modifications to accommodate automated materials handling equipment, and site modifications to alter traffic flow for a new drive-up book return, in an amount not to exceed $610,170.00.

10.     OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
  To appoint Joe Neunder to serve an unexpired four-year term on the Tourist Development Council as the City of Venice representative, effective through March 2023.

11.     PARKS, RECREATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
  To authorize a pilot program for managed feral hog hunts on County-owned Pinelands Reserve.

12.     PARKS, RECREATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
A.     To adopt a resolution amending the Sarasota County Fiscal Year 2010-2024 Capital Improvement Program to add the Webber Street NPP Parcel Acquisition & Start-Up as Project No. 85651;
B.     To adopt a resolution, Budget Amendment No. B2020-006, amending the Fiscal Year 2020 budget to appropriate funding for the Webber Street NPP Parcel Acquisition & Start-Up project, in the amount of $252,000.00;
C.     To adopt a resolution authorizing the acquisition of approximately 1.6 acres of real property located at 4010 Webber Street, Sarasota, from John W. Tillett and Michael A. Tillett, in the amount of $188,000.00, authorizing the execution of the contract for sale and purchase, and authorizing the County Administrator, or designee, to execute any necessary documents to effectuate the closing, and providing for applicability and an effective date.

 

13.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  To appoint Jon Mast to serve a three-year term on the Board of Zoning Appeals, effective through January 2023.

14.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  To adopt a resolution approving Plat Vacation Petition No. PV20-02, to vacate the County’s interest in a portion of a platted drainage and utility easement located along the easterly rear lot line lying within Lot 7, Gulf Gate Woods, Unit 3, Sarasota.

15.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  To adopt a resolution approving Plat Vacation Petition No. PV20-01 to vacate the County’s interest in a portion of a platted spray irrigation easement located along the easterly side lot line lying within Lot 146, Oaks II, Phase I Subdivision, Osprey.

16.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  To adopt a resolution approving Plat Vacation Petition No. PV20-03 to vacate the County’s interest in portions of the platted drainage and utility easements located along the rear, easterly side, and front lot lines within Lot 135, Oaks subdivision, Osprey.

17.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  To adopt a resolution approving Plat Vacation Petition No. PV19-12 to vacate the County’s interest in a portion of a platted drainage and utility easement located along the rear lot line within Lot 6, Block 10, Tamaron, Unit 2, Sarasota.

18.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  To appoint Laura Boyce to fill an unexpired three-year term on the Public Facilities Financing Advisory Board as a building and construction representative, effective through September 2021.

19.     PUBLIC UTILITIES
  To approve term contracts with the following vendors, for the purpose of supplying safety footwear, for a three-year period, in an amount not to exceed budgeted funds:

a. Global Trading, Inc. for brands Danner, Georgia Boots, Nautilus, Reebok, and Timberland;

b. Pinecraft Shoe and Repair for brands Ariat, Irish Setter, Thorogood;

c. Safety Shoe Distributors, LLP for brands CAT, Hytest, Merrell, Rockport, Wolverine.

20.     PUBLIC UTILITIES
  To approve a purchase agreement with WesTech Engineering, Inc. for clarifier optimization packages for the Central County Wastewater Treatment Plant, in a total amount not to exceed $1,261,260.00.

21.      PUBLIC UTILITIES
  To authorize the County Administrator, or designee, to approve individual purchases from Carter & Verplank, Inc. for parts and equipment, adding an additional supplier, Invent Environment Technologies, under revised Sole Source #328.

22.     PUBLIC UTILITIES
  To approve an agreement with Hazen and Sawyer, P.C. for consulting services for the Capacity, Management, Operation, and Maintenance (CMOM) initiation program, for a five-year period, in an amount not to exceed $3,947,220.00.

 

23.     PUBLIC UTILITIES
  To approve a construction contract with SAK Construction, LLC for the Bell Meade sanitary sewer pipeline lining project, in an amount not to exceed $1,541,024.00.

24.     PUBLIC WORKS
  To adopt eight resolutions of necessity authorizing the acquisition of eight fee simple and eight easement interests for the construction of County Route 777 (North River Road), between U.S. 41 and Center Road.

25.     PUBLIC WORKS
  To approve a multi-year professional services contract with Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc., for updates to the watershed models, stormwater manual, and software model review tools, in the amount of $793,590.00.

26.     PUBLIC WORKS
  To authorize the County Administrator, or designee, to approve individual purchases with Cubic Corporation and Subsidiaries for traffic signal cabinet equipment, parts, and repair services used in the maintenance and operations of the Advanced Traffic Management System, in a cumulative amount not to exceed $300,000.00 per fiscal year.

27.     PUBLIC WORKS
  To approve Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 2019-096 with Palmer Ranch Master Property Owners Association, Inc. for median and roadside maintenance services, revising Exhibit B – Fee Schedule, increasing the total not-to-exceed amount from $508,138.65 to $750,700.09.

28.     PUBLIC WORKS
  To approve an agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. for construction engineering and inspection services for Myrtle Street, Central Avenue to west of U.S. 301, in an amount not to exceed $594,127.25.

29.     SARASOTA COUNTY AREA TRANSIT
A.     To adopt a resolution authorizing the execution and submittal of the State Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Public Transportation Grant Agreement;
B.     To approve the State Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Public Transportation Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for eligible operational expenses to provide public transportation services in Sarasota County, in the amount of $3,157,550.00, with each party contributing $1,578,775.00.

30.     SHERIFF
  To approve expenditures from the Law Enforcement Forfeitures Fund in the amount of $400.00 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County for the support or operation of programs relating to drug treatment, drug abuse education, drug prevention, crime prevention, and/or safe neighborhoods.

31.     CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COUNTY COMPTROLLER
  To ratify and approve the warrants dated December 2, 2019 through January 3, 2020 in the amount of $73,585,989.48, as detailed in the voucher packages filed in the Finance Department.

 

32.     CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COUNTY COMPTROLLER
  To approve the minutes of the meetings dated December 11 and December 13, 2019.

DISCUSSION SECTION:

 

33.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  Presentation of the Englewood Community Redevelopment Area Advisory Board Annual Report.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

THE SARASOTA COUNTY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT EVIDENCE AND TESTIMONY PRESENTED DURING PUBLIC HEARINGS SHALL BE UNDER OATH.  PERSONS PRESENTING EVIDENCE AND/OR TESTIMONY ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AND SIGN THE REQUEST TO SPEAK CARD.

 

TIME LIMITS: PETITIONER PRESENTATION – 20 MINUTES; CITIZEN COMMENTS – 5 MINUTES PER SPEAKER (UNLESS OTHERWISE DETERMINED BY THE CHAIR); PETITIONER REBUTTAL – 5 MINUTES

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS – PRESENTATIONS UPON REQUEST:

 

34.     PUBLIC WORKS
A.     (Not a public hearing) To adopt a resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Program (Resolution No. 2019-152) to add the River Road Widening Locally Funded Agreement (LFA) with FDOT as Project No. 95856;
B.     (Public hearing) To adopt a resolution, Budget Amendment No. B2020-011, amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget to appropriate funding for the River Road Widening LFA project, in the amount of $24,750,000.00.

35.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  (Public hearing) To adopt a resolution approving Special Exception Petition No. 1806, to allow a plant nursery and landscape supply on property located at 1576 Ranch Road, Nokomis.

36.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  (Public hearing) To adopt a resolution approving Special Exception Petition No. 1807, to allow a place of worship for property located at 2401 Taylor Ranch Trail, Venice.

37.     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
  (Public hearing) To adopt Ordinance No. 2019-053, approving Rezone Petition No. 19-17 for property located at 604 Colonia Lane East, Nokomis, from RSF-3 to CG.

REPORTS SECTION:

 

38.     CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COUNTY COMPTROLLER
  Filed for Record list.

39.     COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
  Presentation of the quarterly update on the 2019 Policy Agenda.

 

40.     COUNTY ATTORNEY
A.     To consider a proposed settlement in Ryan v. Sarasota County Government, Workers’ Compensation Claim;
B.     Request approval and waiver of conflict of Gray Robinson law firm as counsel in Atkins, et al. v. Sarasota County, et al., Case No. 8:19-cv-03048;
C.     Final plat approval for Esplanade on Palmer Ranch, Phase 4B.

41.     COMMISSIONER ZIEGLER

42.     COMMISSIONER DETERT

43.     COMMISSIONER MAIO

44.     COMMISSIONER HINES
  Discussion on Sidewalk Program.

45.     CHAIR MORAN
  Discussion and possible action regarding Economic Development and fast-tracking workforce housing.

46.     ADMINISTRATION
  Outstanding Board Assignments.

47.     ADMINISTRATION
  Review of Board Meeting Schedule.

48. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – (Three-minute time limit per person.)
  This time is reserved for persons desiring to comment before the Board on items not scheduled for a Public Hearing. Persons wishing to speak at Open to the Public shall complete a Request to Speak card, including the number of the agenda item or, if not an agenda item, the topic to be addressed. This segment may include speakers deferred from the first Open to the Public segment.

49.     OTHER BUSINESS

NOTE
Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, religion, or genetic information. Persons with disabilities who require assistance or alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), or who wish to file a complaint, should contact: Sarasota County Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Civil Rights Coordinator, 1660 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida 34236, Phone: 941-861-5000, Teletype (TTY): 7-1-1 or 1-800-955-8771. Email: adacoordinator@scgov.net. Persons needing assistance are asked to provide notice as soon as practicable in advance of the event to allow time to accommodate the request.



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