The Tampa City Council

Tampa City Council Chambers

City Hall

315 E. Kennedy Blvd, Third Floor

Tampa, Florida  33602

 

REGULAR FINAL AGENDA

DATE:  12/07/2017            TIME:   9:00 A.M.

 

 

Yvonne Yolie Capin, Chair, District 3 At-Large

Harry Cohen, Chair Pro-Tem, District 4

Mike Suarez, District 1 At-Large

Charlie Miranda, District 2 At-Large

Frank Reddick, District 5

Guido Maniscalco, District 6

Luis Viera, District 7

Martin Shelby, City Council Attorney

 

WELCOME TO THE MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TAMPA.

THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

 

Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, may need to hire a court reporter to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-8397 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the meeting.

 

Shirley Foxx-Knowles, CMC

City Clerk

 

 

 

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – YVONNE YOLIE CAPIN, CHAIR:

 

Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

 

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA\ADDENDUM TO THE AGENDA:

 

CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES AND\OR PRESENTATIONS:

 

1.

9:00 a.m. File No. E2017-48 - (Five-Minute Presentation)

President Ken Atwater, Hillsborough Community College, to appear and make a presentation on the State of the College Report. - (Original motion initiated by Suarez-Miranda on November 2, 2017.)

 

2.

9:00 a.m. File No. E2017-48 - (10-Minute Presentation)

Hillsborough County State Attorney to appear and make a presentation on Juvenile Justice Citations Program in Hillsborough County. - (Original motion initiated by Reddick-Miranda on November 2, 2017.)

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS: (30 MINUTES ALLOTTED FOR ANY MATTERS OTHER THAN PUBLIC HEARINGS – 3 MINUTES PER SPEAKER – PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO SPEAKERS WISHING TO ADDRESS ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.)

 

REQUESTS BY THE PUBLIC FOR RECONSIDERATION OF LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

Ordinances Being Presented For First Reading Consideration (Items 3 through 5)

 

3.

File No. E2017-8 CH 27

(Ordinance being presented for first reading consideration) - An ordinance designating a portion of Tampa as a “Clean Zone” in order to regulate activities from January 22, 2018, through January 29, 2018, in preparation for hosting the 2018 National Hockey League All-Star Game; designating geographic boundaries, dates and times for the Clean Zone; regulating and prohibiting temporary outdoor activities, tents, signage, and commercial promotion in the right-of-way; providing for inspections and permits; providing for penalties; providing for definitions; providing for severability; repealing conflicts; and providing an effective date.

 

4.

File No. E2017-8 CH 27

(Ordinance being presented for first reading consideration) - An ordinance approving an Historic Preservation Property Tax Exemption Application relative to the restoration, renovation or rehabilitation of certain property owned by Ybor Patio, LLC, Darryl Shaw, located at 1910 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida, in the Ybor City Local Historic District, based upon certain findings; providing for notice to the Property Appraiser of Hillsborough County; providing for severability; providing for repeal of all ordinances in conflict; providing an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED  (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

5.

File No. E2017-47 - (See Item 83)

(Ordinance being presented for first reading consideration) - An ordinance amending the Tampa Comprehensive Plan, Capital Improvements Section, by updating the schedule of projects for Fiscal Year 2018 through Fiscal Year 2022; and incorporating by reference into the Capital Improvements Section the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Hillsborough Area Regional Transit’s (HART) Transit Development Plan (TDP) Capital Projects, and the Hillsborough County Public Schools Facilities 5-Year Work Program; providing for repeal of all ordinances in conflict; providing for severability; providing an effective date.

 

Letter from Melissa Zornitta, Executive Director of the Planning Commission, transmitting information regarding said ordinance. - (To be R/F)

 

Public Safety Committee (Items 6 through 16)
Charlie Miranda, Chair
Harry Cohen, Vice-Chair
Frank Reddick, Alternate

 

6.

File No. B2017-45

Resolution approving Work Order 7, under Contract 16-D-40107, in the amount of $600 to 5M Civil LLC for professional services in connection with Fire Station 23 Survey Proposal; authorizing issuance of said work order by the Contract Administration Department; providing an effective date.

 

7.

File No. B2017-80

Resolution approving a proposed vehicle use agreement between the National Insurance Crime Bureau ("NICB") and the City of Tampa Police Department ("The Agency"); authorizing execution thereof by the Mayor of the City of Tampa and providing an effective date.

 

8.

File No. B2018-2

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation and/or appropriation of $100,000 within the Law Enforcement Trust Fund, Federal Forfeiture-Justice for use by the Tampa Police Department for contractual services; providing an effective date.

 

9.

File No. F2017-172 - (Part 1 of 2 - See Item 10)

Resolution approving the acceptance of subgrant funds in an amount up to $50,686 provided through prime recipient Tampa Housing Authority from the U.S. Department of Justice Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program; authorizing execution of the memorandum of agreement by the Mayor of the City of Tampa and providing an effective date.

 

10.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 2 of 2 - See Item 9)

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation and/or appropriation of $50,686 within the Police Grants Fund for use by the Tampa Police Department for Homeless Liaison Officer services; providing an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

11.

File No. F2017-229 - (Part 1 of 2 - See Item 12)

Resolution approving Modification 2 to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) FY2017 Grant Award; authorizing execution of the grant modification award by the Mayor of the City of Tampa and providing an effective date.

 

12.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 2 of 2 - See Item 11)

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation and/or appropriation of $17,080 within the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Fund from the 2017 HIDTA Grant for use by the Tampa Police Department; providing an effective date.

 

13.

File No. F2017-309

Resolution approving a memorandum of understanding between the City of Tampa Police Department (Local Government Unit) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), for expenditure of local government unit funding from 2017-2018 Homeland Security Grant Program; authorizing execution thereof by the Mayor of the City of Tampa and providing an effective date.

 

14.

File No. F2017-309 - (Part 1 of 2 - See Item 15)

Resolution approving a federally-funded sub-award and grant agreement between the State of Florida Division of Emergency Management and the City of Tampa for acceptance of grant funds in an amount not to exceed $2,695,150 to be used by the Tampa Police Department for the 2017 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI); authorizing execution thereof by the Mayor of the City of Tampa and providing an effective date.

 

15.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 2 of 2 - See Item 14)

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation and/or appropriation of $2,695,150 within the Police Grants Fund to be used by Tampa Police Department for the 2017 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant; providing an effective date.

 

16.

File No. Y2017-8

Resolution approving a final payment in the amount of $500 to Countryside Glass & Mirror, Inc. for Contract 16-C-00033: Emergency TPD Headquarters Exterior Curtainwall Panel Replacement, providing an effective date.

 

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Committee (Items 17 through 19)
Guido Maniscalco, Chair
Luis Viera, Vice-Chair
Charlie Miranda, Alternate

 

17.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 1 of 2 - See Item 18)

Resolution approving the acceptance of a donation from TEGNA Foundation for “Make a Difference Day” at Oak Park, that was held on October 28, 2017, in the amount of $5,000; providing an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

18.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 2 of 2 - See Item 17)

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation, and/or appropriation of $5,000 within the General Fund for improvement of the Oak Park Community Center within the Parks and Recreation Department; providing an effective date.

 

19.

File No. X2017-910

Resolution approving the purchase by the City of Tampa under the National Joint Powers Alliance RFP No. 110515 from Dude Solutions, Inc. of a MaintenanceEdge and InventoryEdge application subscription in the estimated amount of $19,201.60 for use by the Tampa Convention Center; approving a subscription agreement between the City of Tampa and Dude Solutions, Inc. for use by the Tampa Convention Center; authorizing the mayor to execute said agreement; providing an effective date.

 

Public Works Committee (Items 20 through 41)
Frank Reddick, Chair
Guido Maniscalco, Vice-Chair
Mike Suarez, Alternate

 

20.

File No. B2017-45

Resolution approving the assignment of certain Contracts between the City of Tampa and Interflow Engineering, LLC to Taylor Engineering, Inc.; authorizing execution by the Mayor; providing an effective date.

 

21.

File No. B2017-45

Resolution approving Work Order 10, under Contract 16-D-61410, in the amount of $99,500 to SurvTech Solutions, Inc. for professional services in connection with Palma Ceia Water Main Replacement Phase 2 (Survey); authorizing issuance of said work order by the Contract Administration Department; providing an effective date.

 

22.

File No. B2017-46

Resolution approving an agreement for professional services in the amount of $432,980 between the City of Tampa and Rowe Architects, Incorporated in connection with Contract 17-D-00009; David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility Building and Site Improvements - Design project; authorizing the Mayor of the City of Tampa to execute same; providing an effective date.

 

23.

File No. X2017-017

Resolution approving the purchase under the Florida Sheriffs Association and the Florida Association of Counties Bid No. FSA17-VEL15.0 by the City of Tampa from Container Systems and Equipment Company, Inc. for the purchase of two (2) 60,000 LB GVWR Cab & Chassis-4x6 Tandem Axle Refuse Trucks (Only), Spec. No. 16 for a unit price of $360,951 for a cumulative total of $721,902 for use by the Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

24.

File No. X2017-017

Resolution approving the purchase under the Florida Sheriffs Association and the Florida Association of Counties Bid No. FSA17-VEH15.0 by the City of Tampa from Rush Truck Centers of Florida, Inc. dba Rush Truck Centers-Tampa for the purchase of two (2) Peterbilt 520, 60,000 LB GVWR Cab & Chassis-4x6 Tandem Axle Refuse Trucks, Spec. No. 16, for a unit price of $325,525.50 for a cumulative total amount of $651,051 for use by the Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management Department; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

25.

File No. X2017-065

Resolution approving the "Single Source" proposal of Southern Sewer Equipment Sales for the purchase of a Vac-Con Sewer Cleaner Truck in the estimated amount of $344,458 for use by the Wastewater Department; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

26.

File No. X2017-071

Resolution approving the purchase under the Florida Sheriffs Association and the Florida Association of Counties Bid No. FSA17-VEL25.0 by the City of Tampa from Duval Ford LLC for the purchase of four (4) Cargo Mini Van Vehicles, Spec. No. 33 for a unit price of $27,618 for a cumulative total of $110,472 for use by the Wastewater and Water Departments; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

27.

File No. X2017-100

Resolution approving the renewal of an award between the City of Tampa and Schaefer Systems International, Inc. for the purchase of various Universal Refuse Carts in the estimated amount of $881,249 for use by the Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management; providing an effective date.

 

28.

File No. X2017-670

Resolution approving the renewal of an award between the City of Tampa and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. dba Ferguson Waterworks for the purchase of Double Check Detector Assemblies in the estimated amount of $100,000 for use by the Water Department; providing an effective date.

 

29.

File No. X2017-840

Resolution approving the "Single Source" proposal of Zone Defense, LLC for the purchase of Zone Defense Adjudicator mobile video cameras (retrofit) and digital video recording systems, equipment and parts in the estimated amount of $186,397.66 for use by the Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

30.

File No. X2017-885

Resolution approving the Single Bid Response of Polydyne, Inc. for the purchase of Dry Organic Polymer in the estimated amount of $173,625 for use by the Water Department; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

31.

File No. X2017-928

Resolution approving the "Single Source" proposal of Elxsi Corporation dba Cues, for the purchase of a CCTV Truck Retrofit in the estimated amount of $174,560 for use by the Wastewater Department; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

32.

File No. X2017-936

Resolution approving the renewal of an award between the City of Tampa and A & A Electrical Services, Inc. for the provision of electrical Services in the estimated amount of $1,631,165 for use by the Logistics & Asset Management Department/Facility Management Division; providing an effective date.

 

33.

File No. X2017-936

Resolution approving the "Single Source" proposals of PSX, Inc. for the provision of Parking Revenue Control Equipment (PARCS) Maintenance in the estimated amount of $133,797.75 for use by the Logistics and Asset Management Department/Parking Division; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

34.

File No. Y2014-21

Resolution approving Contract Change Order 4 adding $399,925 to the Contract between the City of Tampa and Stage Door II, Inc. for the construction of Contract 14-C-00008, Roadway Restoration - Water Department - Rebid; providing an effective date.

 

35.

File No. Y2015-39

Resolution authorizing Change Order 3-Final to Contract 13-C-00043; Howard F. Curren AWTP Old Primary Sludge Pumping Station Motor Control Center Replacement, between the City of Tampa and MJM Electric, Inc., a decrease of ($6,947), and final payment in the amount of $7,300; providing an effective date.

 

36.

File No. Y2016-3

Resolution approving Contract Change Order 2 adding $928,514.50 to the Contract between the City of Tampa and Miller Pipeline, LLC for the construction of Contract 16-C-00005, Wastewater Gravity Sewer Rehabilitation By Cured-in-Place Pipe (C.I.P.P.); providing an effective date.

 

37.

File No. Y2016-8

Resolution approving a final payment in the amount of $2,000 to Granger Maintenance & Construction, Inc. for Contract 15-C-00022, Hanna Pumping Station Valve Replacement; providing an effective date.

 

38.

File No. Y2016-18 - (Part 1 of 2 - See Item 39)

Resolution approving Contract Change Order 1 adding $361,622.02 to the Contract between the City of Tampa and Kimmins Contracting Corp. for the construction of Contract 16-C-00016, Harbour Island Bridge Wastewater Force Main Emergency Replacement; providing an effective date.

 

39.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 2 of 2 - See Item 38)

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation, and/or appropriation of $361,211 within the Wastewater Capital Construction Fund for the Harbour Island Force Main Replacement project; providing an effective date.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

40.

File No. Y2017-30 - (Part 1 of 2 - See Item 41)

Resolution approving an agreement for professional services in the amount of $1,153,847 between the City of Tampa and Kimmins Contracting Corp. in connection with Contract 17-C-00038; Harbour Island Force Main Replacement - Design project; authorizing the Mayor of the City of Tampa to execute same; providing an effective date.

 

41.

File No. B2018-2 - (Part 2 of 2 - See Item 40)

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation, and/or appropriation of $855,000 within the Wastewater Capital Construction Fund for the Harbour Island Force Main Replacement project; providing an effective date.

 

Finance Committee (Items 42 through 48)
Harry Cohen, Chair
Frank Reddick, Vice-Chair
Luis Viera, Alternate

 

42.

File No. E2017-16

Resolution approving the reappointment by the Mayor of Richard Reavis as Code Enforcement Special Magistrate for the City of Tampa, for a three year term commencing on December 7, 2017, and ending December 6, 2019, providing an effective date.

 

Memorandum from Chief Assistant City Attorney Ernest Mueller, Legal Department, requesting that said resolution be substituted. - (To be R/F) - (Title of the substitute resolution listed below.)

 

Substitute resolution approving the reappointment by the Mayor of Richard Reavis as Code Enforcement Special Magistrate for the City of Tampa, for a three year term commencing on December 7, 2017, and ending December 6, 2020, providing an effective date.

 

 

43.

File No. E2017-16

Resolution approving the reappointment by the Mayor of Jacob Buchman as Code Enforcement Special Magistrate for the City of Tampa, for a three year term commencing on December 7, 2017 and ending December 6, 2020, providing an effective date.

 

44.

File No. E2017-16

Resolution approving the reappointment by the Mayor of James Chittenden as a member of the Code Enforcement Board and Public Nuisance Abatement Board, for a three year term that is commencing on December 7, 2017, and will end on December 6, 2020, providing an effective date.

 

45.

File No. X2017-200

Resolution approving the renewal of an award between the City of Tampa and Patrick's Uniforms of Florida, Inc. for the purchase of Citywide Uniforms in the estimated amount of $452,144 for use by various Departments.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

46.

File No. X2017-918

Resolution approving a First Amendment to the Accela Right of Way Subscription Services and Support agreement between the City of Tampa and Accela, Inc. for the provision of the Accela Right of Way Management Software Application for use by various City Departments as managed by the Technology and Innovation Department in the estimated amount of $10,000; authorizing execution thereof by the Mayor of the City of Tampa; providing an effective date.

 

47.

File No. X2017-920

Resolution approving an Enterprise Enrollment Form, CTM Program Signature Form, Amendment to Contract Documents, Enterprise Enrollment Product Selection Form, and previous enrollment(s)/agreement(s) form between the City of Tampa and Microsoft Corporation, allowing for the direct purchase of Microsoft Licenses and Products from Microsoft’s reseller, SHI International Corporation for the provision of renewal of Microsoft Enterprise Subscription Licensing and Software Assurance in the estimated amount of $2,563,657.26 for use by the Technology and Innovation Department; authorizing the Mayor to execute said Program Signature Form; providing an effective date.

 

48.

File No. X2017-988

Resolution approving the bid of KMG Fence, LLC for the purchase of Citywide Fencing in the estimated amount of $120,000 for use by various departments; authorizing the Director of Purchasing to purchase said property, supplies, materials or services; providing an effective date.

 

Building, Zoning and Preservation Committee (Items 49 through 57)
Luis Viera, Chair
Mike Suarez, Vice-Chair
Guido Maniscalco, Alternate

 

49.

File No. B2017-44

Resolution approving the execution by the Mayor and attestation by the City Clerk of a Land Sales agreement and Quit-Claim Deed between the City of Tampa, as Seller and Design Styles Architecture Inc., as Purchaser for the sale of real property located at 1713 East Columbus Drive, Tampa, Florida, for $25,500; providing an effective date.

 

50.

File No. B2017-44

Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute and the City Clerk to attest four amended and restated restrictive covenant instruments concerning the property at 1010 North W. C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, Florida, owned in fee by the City and leased to Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Inc. to address changes in the description of the leased premises; providing an effective date.

 

51.

File No. B2017-53

Resolution approving the execution by the Mayor and attestation by the City Clerk of a license and hold harmless agreement between the City of Tampa, as licensor, and Richard J. Dominguez, as licensee, for the construction and operation of a dock and boatlift on and over submerged lands owned and held by the City in the vicinity of 8000 N. Highland Avenue; providing for an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

52.

File No. B2017-53

Resolution authorizing the execution by the Mayor and attestation by the City Clerk of a license and hold harmless agreement between the City of Tampa and TankTek, LLC, dba Action Environmental, allowing entry onto City property for the installation and placement of two (2) monitoring wells, Tampa, Florida; providing an effective date.

 

53.

File No. B2017-56

Resolution assessing the costs expended by the City of Tampa, a municipal corporation, to secure vacant structures on certain real property in the city after failure of the interested parties to secure the vacant structures on such property: authorizing a certified copy of this resolution and exhibit to be recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court and having the force and effect of a lien; providing an effective date.

 

54.

File No. E2017-46

Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute and the City Clerk to attest a Right-of-Way Encroachment agreement authorizing the maintenance of an existing structure within a portion of the Right-of-Way in the vicinity of 1510 E. 18th Avenue, in Tampa, Florida, as more particularly described herein; providing an effective date.

 

55.

File No. F2017-127

Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute and the City Clerk to attest the second amendment CDBG funding agreement between the City of Tampa and Metropolitan Ministries, Inc., to extend the term of the agreement to November 30, 2017 for provision permanent housing services; providing an effective date.

 

56.

File No. X2017-955

Resolution assessing liens for the costs expended by the City of Tampa, a municipal corporation, for the preparation, demolition and/or removal of certain building(s) and/or structure(s) located in the City after the determination that said buildings or structures satisfied the criteria to demolish and the property owner(s) failed to demolish and/or remove same or failed to do so prior to the city incurring costs; authorizing a certified copy of the resolution to be recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court and having the force and effect of a notice of assessment of lien; providing an effective date.

 

57.

File No. X2017-960

Resolution assessing the costs expended by the City of Tampa, a municipal corporation, for mowing and/or removing offensive accumulations from certain real property in the city after failure of the interested parties to mow and/or remove the offensive accumulations from such property: authorizing a certified copy of this resolution and exhibit to be recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court and having the force and effect of a lien; providing an effective date.

 


 

COMMITTEE REPORTS\CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED (ITEMS 3 THROUGH 63):

 

Transportation Committee (Items 58 through 63)
Mike Suarez, Chair
Charlie Miranda, Vice-Chair
Harry Cohen, Alternate

 

58.

File No. B2017-45

Resolution approving Work Order 7, under Contract 16-D-52807, in the amount of $69,232.27 to ICON Consultant Group, Inc. for professional services in connection with Trout Creek and County Line Rd. Traffic Signal Design; authorizing issuance of said Work Order by the Contract Administration Department; providing an effective date.

 

59.

File No. B2017-45

Resolution approving Work Order 3, under Contract 16-D-48903; in the amount of $49,900 to Florida Design Consultants, Inc. for professional services in connection with Southeast Seminole Heights Feasibility Study; authorizing issuance of said Work Order by the Contract Administration Department; providing an effective date.

 

60.

File No. B2017-45

Resolution approving an agreement for professional services in the amount of $499,447.30 between the City of Tampa and T. Y. Lin International in connection with Contract 17-D-00013; Brorein Street Bridge Rehabilitation - Design project; authorizing the Mayor of the City of Tampa to execute same; providing an effective date

 

61.

File No. B2017-46

Resolution approving an agreement for professional services in the amount of $319,904 between the City of Tampa and Hardesty and Hanover, LLC in connection with Contract 17-D-00014; Cass Street Bridge Electrical and Mechanical Rehabilitation - Design project; authorizing the Mayor of the City of Tampa to execute same; providing an effective date.

 

62.

File No. B2018-2

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation and/or appropriation of $9,400 within the Westshore Neighborhood DRI Fund for the Transportation and Stormwater Services Department for Dynamic Speed Display Signs for the City of Tampa; providing an effective date.

 

63.

File No. B2018-2

Resolution making certain changes in the budget of the City of Tampa for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018; approving the transfer, reallocation, and/or appropriation of $30,110 within the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) – Interstate Highway Expansion Phase I Trust Fund for historic rehabilitation of property; providing an effective date.

 


 

9:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING – SECOND READING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCE – (ITEM 64) – (Non Quasi-judicial proceedings)

 

64.

File No. E2017-8 CH 14 - (UNAN)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance of the City of Tampa, Florida, relating to the Riverwalk Specialty Center, making revisions to City of Tampa Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14 (Offenses); amending Section 14-150.1.9, Riverwalk Specialty Center; repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict therewith; providing for severability; providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Cohen-Maniscalco on November 16, 2017.)

 

9:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS – SECOND READING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCES – (ITEMS 65 THROUGH 74) – (Quasi-judicial proceedings require witness to be sworn in prior to testifying pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-667)

 

65.

File No. REZ17-58 - (UNAN - Suarez absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 2912 West Bay View Avenue, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-60 (residential, single-family) to RS-50 (residential, single-family); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Maniscalco-Viera on November 9, 2017.)

 

66.

File No. REZ17-62 - (UNAN - Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 3702 and 3706 West Roland Street, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-60 (residential, single-family) to PD (planned development, residential, single-family semi-detached and attached); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Reddick-Miranda on November 9, 2017 including that the site plan be amended to include the revisions specified by Mary Samaniego, Land Development Coordination.)

Resolution
approving a bonus provision agreement between Rolsan, LLC and the City of Tampa; authorizing the execution thereof by the Mayor of the City of Tampa; providing an effective date.

 

67.

File No. REZ17-63 - (UNAN)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 4204 West Gray Street, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-50 (residential, single-family) to RM-18 (residential, multi-family); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Reddick-Miranda on November 9, 2017.)

 


 

9:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS – SECOND READING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCES CONTINUED  – (ITEMS 65 THROUGH 74) – (Quasi-judicial proceedings require witness to be sworn in prior to testifying pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-667)

 

68.

File No. REZ17-76 - (UNAN - Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 10411 North Nebraska Avenue, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) PD (planned development, office, business/professional and retail) to PD (planned development, vehicle sales and leasing); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Maniscalco-Viera on November 9, 2017 including that the site plan be amended to include the revisions specified by Mary Samaniego, Land Development Coordination.)

 

 

69.

File No. REZ17-79 - (UNAN)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 3020 West Ballast Point Boulevard, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-60 (residential, single-family) to RS-50 (residential, multi-family); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Miranda-Maniscalco on November 9, 2017.)

 

70.

File No. REZ17-80 - (UNAN - Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 2411 West Fig Street, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RM-16 (residential, multi-family) to RM-18 (residential, multi-family); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Viera-Suarez on November 9, 2017.)

 

71.

File No. REZ17-81 - (Cohen no and Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 40 Baring Street and 90 Columbia Drive, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-50 (residential, single-family) and RS-60 (residential, single-family) to RM-24 (residential, multi-family); providing an effective date.- (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Suarez-Maniscalco on November 9, 2017.)

 

72.

File No. SU2-17-15 - (UNAN)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit (S-2); approving a daycare in an RS-60 (residential, single-family) zoning district in the general vicinity of 4302 West Euclid Avenue and 3805 South Hubert Avenue, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and as more particularly described in Section 1 hereof; providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Cohen-Maniscalco on November 9, 2017 including that the site plan be amended to include the revisions specified by Mary Samaniego, Land Development Coordination.)

 


 

9:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS – SECOND READING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCES CONTINUED  – (ITEMS 65 THROUGH 74) – (Quasi-judicial proceedings require witness to be sworn in prior to testifying pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-667)

 

73.

File No. VAC17-24 - (UNAN - Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance vacating, closing, discontinuing and abandoning that portion of right-of-way known as Frieda Avenue lying South of Averill Avenue, East of MacDill Avenue, West of Ellis Drive, and North of Dead End, in revised plat of Averill's Second Addition to Ballast Point, a Subdivision in the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, the same being more fully described in Section 1 hereof, subject to certain covenants more particularly set forth herein; providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Maniscalco-Suarez on November 16, 2017.)

 

74.

File No. VAC18-01 - (UNAN - Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption)  - An ordinance vacating, closing, discontinuing and abandoning alleyway lying South of Indiana Avenue, North of Ohio Avenue, East of Myrtle Avenue, and West of North Boulevard, in North Riverside Addition No. 2, a Subdivision in the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, the same being more fully described in Section 1 hereof, subject to certain covenants more particularly set forth herein; providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Reddick-Maniscalco on November 16, 2017.)

 

10:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS - (ITEMS 75 THROUGH 76) - (Non Quasi-judicial proceedings)

 

75.

File No. F2017-203

Second public hearing on the proposed designation of a brownfield area for rehabilitation pursuant to Chapter 376, Florida Statutes, upon application from co-applicants 1607 Property Inc. and Blue Monkey Disposing & Recycling Inc. for property generally located in the vicinity of 1607 North 43rd Street consisting of approximately 2.61 acres in the City of Tampa, Florida.

 

Resolution of the City of Tampa designating a brownfield area within the City of Tampa, Florida, upon application from co-applicants 1607 Property Inc. and Blue Monkey Disposing & Recycling Inc. for property generally located in the vicinity of 1607 North 43rd Street consisting of approximately 2.61 acres for the purpose of environmental rehabilitation and economic development; providing an effective date.

 

76.

File No. F2017-203

Second public hearing on the proposed designation of a brownfield area for rehabilitation pursuant to Chapter 376, Florida Statutes, upon application from GF Properties LM LLC for property generally located in the vicinity of 5145 South Dale Mabry Highway consisting of approximately 13.09 acres in the City of Tampa, Florida.

 

Resolution of the City of Tampa designating a brownfield area within the City of Tampa, Florida, upon application from GF Properties LM LLC for property generally located in the vicinity of 5145 South Dale Mabry Highway consisting of approximately 13.09 acres for the purpose of environmental rehabilitation and economic development; providing an effective date.

 


 

10:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS [INCLUDING REVIEW HEARINGS] - (ITEMS 77 THROUGH 81) - (Quasi-judicial proceedings require witness to be sworn in prior to testifying pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-667)

 

77.

File No. VAC18-02

Public Hearing on application of Spencer Kass to vacate an alleyway lying south of Kathleen Street, north of Columbus Drive, east of Howard Avenue and west of Albany Avenue.

 

(Ordinance being presented for first reading consideration) - An ordinance vacating, closing, discontinuing and abandoning alleyway lying south of Kathleen Street, North of Columbus Drive, East of Howard Avenue and West of Albany Avenue, West Tampa Heights, a Subdivision in the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, the same being more fully described in Section 1 hereof, subject to certain easement reservations, covenants, conditions and restrictions more particularly set forth herein; providing an effective date.

 

78.

File No. VAC18-04

Public hearing on application of Strategic Property Partners, LLC to vacate a portion of right of way at the intersection of Old Water Street and Florida Avenue lying south of Channelside Dr, north of Old Water Street, east of Florida Avenue and west of Morgan Street.

 

(Ordinance being presented for first reading consideration) - An ordinance vacating, closing, discontinuing and abandoning a portion of Right-of-Way located at the Northeast intersection of Old Water Street and South Florida Avenue, in Hendry & Knight's map of the Garrison, a Subdivision in the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, the same being more fully described in Section 1 hereof, subject to certain easement reservations, covenants, conditions and restrictions more particularly set forth herein; providing an effective date.

 

79.

File No. E2017-8 CH 27

Review hearing on petition for review filed by PCS Properties, LLC regarding a decision of the Variance Review Board, VRB17-86, pertaining to property at 3315 Henderson Blvd. - (Rescheduled from October 5. 2017.)

 

80.

File No. E2017-8 CH 27

Review hearing on petition for review filed by Manuel Caceres regarding a decision of the Zoning Administrator, DE1-17-167, regarding property at 508 West Paris Street.

 

81.

File No. E2017-8 CH 27 - (Cannot be Heard - No Affidavit Filed)

Review hearing on petition for review filed by Leroy and Gloria Chatman regarding a decision of the Architectural Review Commission, ARC 17-330, for property at 2723 N. Morgan Street, Tampa. - (Review hearing to be rescheduled to February 1, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.)

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (IF ANY):

 


 

STAFF REPORTS AND UNFINISHED BUSINESS - (ITEMS 82 THROUGH 83) - (UP TO FIVE [5] MINUTES PER AGENDA ITEM)

 

82.

File No. E2017-8 CH 14

Part A: Assistant City Attorney Michael Schmid and the Legal Department, to draft an ordinance using the bathhouse ordinance itself as a foundation for a massage establishment enforcement; further, that said ordinance be presented for Council consideration.- (Original motion initiated by Suarez-Maniscalco on September 28, 2017.)

 

Part B: Legal Department to meet with Polaris concerning how to approach humane treatment with victims of trafficking when the City is enforcing a new ordinance once it is created; and further, that the Legal Department to appear and to provide a report regarding said matter. - (Original motion initiated by Suarez-Cohen on September 28, 2017.)

 

Part C: Legal Department to discuss with the Chief Judge of any diversion court that might be created; how the City might be a part of that; to reach out to organizations like “Created” and any other organization that might be concerned with teaching the dangers of human trafficking; so that those courses to be crafted and to determine the legal reason for the cost of those courses; who will pay for those courses and whether that cost can be used towards the enforcement of the ordinance itself; and further, that the Legal Department to appear and to provide a report regarding said matter.- (Original motion initiated by Suarez-Maniscalco on September 28, 2017.)

 

Part D: Legal Department to review any enforcement mechanism that the City considers; that it be a priority with the Tampa Police Department or with Code Enforcement; whichever Department is going to handle the enforcement that it will be a priority for them when they go out and look at the ordinance being broken; and further that the Legal Department to appear and provide a report regarding said matter.- (Original motion initiated by Suarez-Cohen on September 28, 2017.)

 

83.

File No. E2017-47 - (See Item 5)

Melissa Dickens, Planning Commission, to appear and to make a brief presentation for the purpose and intent of Council to adopt of an ordinance updating the City of Tampa FY2018-2022 Schedule of Projects in the Imagine 2040 City of Tampa Comprehensive Plan, Capital Improvements Section. - (Original motion initiated by Cohen-Miranda on October 5, 2017.)

 

 

INFORMATION REPORTS AND NEW BUSINESS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

 

MOTION TO RECEIVE AND FILE ALL DOCUMENTS:

 

GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT:

 

FINAL ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

 


 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

 

DUE TO UPCOMING HOLIDAYS, SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR AGENDA ITEMS IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK:

Monday:         Jan. 4th, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m.     FOR THURSDAY:     Jan. 11th , 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

CANCELLATION OF THE FOLLOWING CITY COUNCIL SESSIONS DUE TO CITY COUNCIL BEING ON VACATION AND UPCOMING HOLIDAYS:

Thursday:       Dec. 28th @ 9:00 a.m. (Council’s Winter Vacation)

Thursday:       Jan. 4th, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. (No meeting - Council’s Winter Vacation)

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOP SESSIONS OF COUNCIL:

Thursday:       Feb. 22nd, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

UPCOMING EVENING SESSIONS OF COUNCIL:

Thursday:       Dec. 14th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Jan. 18th, 2018 @ 5:01 p.m.

Thursday:       Feb. 8th, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Feb. 22nd, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.

 

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (CRA) MEETINGS:

 

The meetings of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will be held on the second Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers with the exceptions notated below:

 

Thursday:       Dec. 14th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Jan. 18th, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Feb. 8th, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 


 

COUNCIL AND CRA INFORMATION

 

ELECTRONIC MEDIA PRESENTATIONS BEFORE CITY COUNCIL

Pursuant to Rule 7(I) of Council’s Rules of Procedure, persons requesting to use electronic media for presentation to City Council are required to notify the Chair, the City Clerk’s office and the City of Tampa Cable Communication Department (CTTV) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance. The electronic media must be delivered to CTTV at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to broadcast.

 

COUNCIL AND CRA MEETINGS

All Council and CRA sessions are open to the public.  Additional meetings may be scheduled by Council or by the CRA.

·         Council Regular sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 9:00 a.m.

·         CRA regular sessions are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

·         Council Zoning sessions are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

·         Council Workshop session is held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

 

CTTV VIEWINGS:

Regular Meetings:  (LIVE) Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. (REPLAYED) Thursdays at 6:00 p.m., Saturdays at1:00 p.m., Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. and Thursday through Monday nights at midnight.

 

Evening Meetings:  (REPLAYED) Sundays at 8:00 a.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday nights at midnight.

 

CTTV is located on Channel 640 [Bright House Networks] and on Channel 15 [Verizon].

 

AGENDA AVAILABILITY

Council and CRA draft/final/action agendas are prepared for each Council and CRA meeting and are available to the public in the Office of the City Clerk and are available on the Sire Agenda Plus Repository on the City of Tampa’s website via the following link:  

 

http://atg.tampagov.net//SIREPUB/MEETRESULTS.ASPX

 

·         Council Draft agendas for the regular sessions held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month are available at 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the regular session. 

·         CRA Draft Agenda for the regular session held on the 2nd Thursday of each month are available at 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the regular session.

·         Council Draft agendas for the evening sessions held on the 2nd Thursday of each month are available at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, eight working days prior to the meeting.

·         Council Draft agenda for the workshop session held on the 4th Thursdays of each month are available at 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the regular session. 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT FOR REGULAR SESSIONS OF COUNCIL

Pursuant to Rule 3(B)(5) of Council’s Rules of Procedure, thirty (30) minutes shall be allotted for Public Comment at the regular sessions of Council, with each person permitted to speak on any matters not scheduled for

a public hearing. Preference shall be given to speakers wishing to address items on the agenda. Those speakers remaining after the allotted time shall have the opportunity to address City Council at the end of the meeting.

 

Members of the public may address Council for three (3) minutes regarding any matter not scheduled for a public hearing during the Public Comment section on the agenda for the regular sessions of Council.    The speaker shall first identify the

 

item and restrict all comments to matters relevant to that item.  Comments not relevant shall be ruled out of order by the Chair and continued irrelevant comments shall result in the speaker being denied further audience time.  The public may also address Council for three (3) minutes regarding any matter during the General Public Comment section at the end of the regular session of Council.  When addressing Council, state your name and addressPlease observe the time limit.

 

The Chair shall rule out of order any member of the public who shall speak out of order or who shall not address Council/CRA from the podium or other established speaker area.  The Chairman shall also rule out of order any person who, in the Chair's determination, is making obscene, profane, impertinent, irrelevant, immaterial inflammatory statements or inciting violence or fighting.

 

No member of the audience shall, during a Council Meeting, make or cause to be made any audible or disruptive sound or noise.

 

All persons shall at all times conduct themselves in accordance with these rules and failing such shall be removed from the Council Chamber. In the event of such removal such person shall not thereafter be readmitted to the Council Chamber or the Council Lobby during the same meeting.

 

ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

 All persons attending the meeting are subject to search- Weapons are prohibited. Chapter 790.06 (12) Florida Statutes prohibits the possession of firearms or other dangerous weapons in a municipal government meeting by all persons not specifically authorized by Florida Statute.  Conviction carries penalties of up to Five (5) years imprisonment and a $5,000 fine. 

 

Pursuant to Rule 5 (G) of the Council’s Rules of Procedure, which reads as follows:  No weapons or objects that may be used as weapons shall be allowed in the Council Chambers.  Persons, bags, packages and parcels entering Council Chambers are subject to search.

 

PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKER'S WAIVER FORM

Only during public hearings, individuals in the audience may designate a spokesperson to speak on their behalf, thereby relinquishing their speaking time to the designated spokesperson on the public hearing agenda item for which designation was made.  A speaker's waiver form must be filled out and signed by individuals in the audience and presented to Council at the time that s/he appears before Council.  Speaking time is one minute per name up to a maximum of 10 minutes.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

The COMMITTEE portion of the agenda is known as the CONSENT Agenda.  It is an effective procedure used by Council to handle routine items expeditiously.  Each Councilmember is assigned a committee and reviews all items prior to the meeting. Committee items are adopted by one motion unless a member of the public or a Councilmember wishes to address a particular item.  In such cases, the item will be pulled from the consent agenda and considered separately.

 

CANCELLATION OF A NOTICED, SCHEDULED HEARING

There are times when a noticed, scheduled hearing will not be heard due to the petition not being perfected.  You may call the Office of the City Clerk anytime four days prior to the hearing to confirm that the hearing will be held.

 

COUNCIL/CRA CALENDAR

The Council/CRA Calendar is updated by the Office of the City Clerk after the action agenda(s) has been finalized and printed.

 

Items placed on the Council/CRA Calendar are the regular, evening, and workshop sessions scheduled by Council and the regular sessions of the CRA.  Also listed on the Council/CRA Calendar are any special sessions of the CRA and any special

 

sessions of Council such as public hearings, workshops, presentations, items scheduled for a time certain, and any cancelled sessions.   Also listed on the Council/CRA Calendar are any Standing Committee meetings, Special Discussion meetings or any special meetings that the Council must attend as a group.

 

The updated Council/CRA Calendars are posted on the bulletin board in the main lobby of Old City Hall and are also available on the Sire Agenda Plus Repository on the City of Tampa’s website via the following link:  

 

http://atg.tampagov.net//SIREPUB/MEETRESULTS.ASPX

 

ADA INFORMATION

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statute, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-8397 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the meeting.

 

PARKING FACILITIES IN THE VICINITY OF CITY HALL

                The Jackson Street Lot has 130 spaces and is located between Florida/Marion and Jackson/Kennedy. Entrances are on both Jackson and Kennedy.  The fee for parking is $1.60 per hour with a maximum of $9.50 for the day.

 

                Fort Brooke has approximately 600 spaces dedicated for hourly parking.  This facility is located between Florida/Franklin and Washington/Cumberland.  Entrance to the hourly side is off Whiting Street (the north module).   The fee for parking is $1.60 per hour with a maximum of $ 9.50 for the day.

 

Please be advised that all parking meters located on Kennedy Boulevard and south to include Whiting Street are currently enforceable until 8:00 PM and all parking meters south of Whiting Street are currently enforceable until 12:00 AM, seven days per week. Parking meters located north of Kennedy Boulevard are not currently enforceable after 6:00 PM.

 

City Hall can be accessed by transit utilizing the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART).  Copy the link below to use their trip planner for the best route from your location.  Bike racks are available on the west side of the building:    http://www.gohart.org/routes/plan/tripplanner.html

 

DEPARTMENTAL CONTACTS FOR ASSISTANCE

Scheduling procedures:                                                                                                                Office of the City Clerk

                                                                                                                                E-Mail:  ctyclerk@tampagov.net

                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-8397

                                                                                                                                Fax:  274-8306

 

Land Uses, Alcoholic Beverage Permits, or Zoning Categories:                    Land Development Coordination

                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-3100 – (Select Option 2)

 

Closure/Vacating Petitions:                                                                                          Right-of-Way/Mapping

                                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-3100 – (Select Option 2)

 

Plan Amendments:                                                                                                          Planning Commission

                                                                                                                                Phone:  272-5940.

 

Video tapes of City Council Meetings:                                                                      Office of Cable Communications

                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-8217

 

 

 

 

 

route to the City WWW siteFrom:      Yvonne Yolie Capin, Chairman

                City Council of the City of Tampa

 

 

Dear Citizens:

 

The City Council of the City of Tampa depends on citizens like you who volunteer their time to make our City a better place for all of our residents.

 

Please review the current vacancies/positions, as listed below, on the Boards and Commissions to be appointed by City Council.

 

Additional information on these Boards and Commissions, including current appointments, can be reviewed on the City of Tampa Website:

 

http://www.tampagov.net/city-clerk/info/boards-and-commissions

 

Thank you,

Yvonne Yolie Capin, Chairman

City Council of the City of Tampa

 

CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TAMPA

 

November 13, 2017

 

Media, for additional information, please contact:  The Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-8397.

 

City Council Seeks Applications For Citizens Boards and Commissions

 

The members of the City Council of the City of Tampa are seeking citizens to serve on several City of Tampa Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commissions.

 

Citizens interested in seeking appointment must be residents and registered voters in the City of Tampa. However, there are several Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commission that do not require citizens to be residents and registered voters of the City of Tampa.  These positions are voluntary.  Individuals being appointed to serve on these Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/Commissions serve without compensation.  Individuals being appointed may be required to file financial disclosure.

 

The deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday-December 13, 2017 in the Office of the City Clerk, Old City Hall, 315 East Kennedy Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Tampa, Florida.

 

The City Council of the City of Tampa has scheduled three-minute presentations of the applicants on December 21, 2017 under Ceremonial Activities and/or Presentations during the regular sessions of Council.  The meetings are held in the Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Third Floor, Tampa, Florida.

 

Applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa, Florida and are also available on the City of Tampa’s website at:

 

http://www.tampagov.net/city-clerk/info/boards-and-commissions

 

 

The application can be filled out on-line and can be submitted via U.S. Mail, fax, or e-mail.  Directions for submission are listed on the application. 


 

The Boards, Commissions, & Advisory Councils/Commissions that have current openings between now and February 28, 2018:

 

AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE –  (COMMITTEE HAS BEEN RE-ACTIVATED): (REMAINING POSITIONS HAVE BEEN RE-ADVERTISED:

Purpose:   The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) shall serve as the advisory review board to periodically evaluate established policies, procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and the local government comprehensive plan, and reports its finding to the Mayor and City Council with recommended changes.

 

·         Term of Office:  Three years – (Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms)

 

·         Membership:

·         Consists of 11 members:

§  6 appointed by the Mayor with approval by City Council

§  5 appointed by City Council

 

·         Special Requirements:

·         Members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, professional experience or knowledge in the development of affordable housing, planning, building, real estate, mortgage lending, law of other related discipline.

·         Oath of Office Requirement:  Yes

·         Residency:  Yes - All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa

·         Financial Disclosure Requirement:  No

 

·         Appointing members, City Council shall include:

  1. One citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing.
  2. One citizen who actively serves on the local planning commission board as a member.
  3. One citizen who represents employers within the City of Tampa.
  4. One citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan.

 

·                     Terms Expiring:

·1 Position-Real Estate-Term expired on June 14, 2016 - (Position is being re-advertised)

·1 Position-Essential Services Personnel(As defined in Local Housing Assistance Plan) -  (Position is being re-advertised)

·1 Position-Representative of employers in the City of Tampa-Term expired on February 19, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)

 

·         Meeting Schedule:

·         Meeting dates and time:  Contact Vanessa McCleary, Housing and Community Development Manager, at (813) 274-7992

 

Board Coordinator:  For further information contact:  Vanessa McCleary, Housing and Community Development Manager, at (813) 274-7992

 

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ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMISSION:

Purpose:   Authority to hear/grant variances in historic districts or landmark sites designated by the Commission (except those areas under the jurisdiction of the Barrio Latino Commission) from the terms and regulations of the zoning chapter relative to yard (setback), fence and buffer regulations, height structures in certain residential districts, signs, etc.  The ordinance that created this Commission was designed to protect historically significant buildings and landmarks within the City limits.

 

·         Term of Office:  Three Years

Special Requirements:

 

·         Term(s) Expiring:

·         One (1) Position – Due to term limitation – Member – Term expired on September 20, 2015  - (Position is being re-advertised)

·         One (1) Position – Alternate – Term Expired on February 3, 2017 – (Position is being re-advertised)

 

·         Meeting Schedule:

·         Meeting dates and time:  For information, contact Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban

Design Manager at (813) 274-7706

·         Location:   Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

 

Board Coordinator:  For further information contact:  Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-7706

 

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CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION:

·         Purpose:   To review the Tampa Home Rule Charter of 1975, as amended, and propose any amendments or revisions, which may be advisable to placement on the special election ballot on November 6, 2018.

 

·         Term of Office:  Until May of 2018

 

·         Special Requirements:

·         Oath of Office Requirement:  Yes

·         Residency Requirement:   Yes

·         Financial Disclosure Requirement:  No

 

·         Term(s) Expiring:

 

For further information, contact:  Martin Shelby, Council Attorney, at (813) 274-8131.

 

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CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD:

·         Purpose:   The Citizen Review Board was formed to enhance trust between the Tampa Police Department and the community it serves by creating an unbiased panel of citizens to review completed disciplinary cases and issues of importance or interest to the community and the Police Department. The Review Board will report its findings to the Chief of Police and, when appropriate, may make recommendations for possible policy changes.

 

·         Term of Office: 4 years

 

 

 

 

 

·         Special Requirements:

·         Oath of Office Requirement:  Yes

·         Residency Requirement:   Yes

·         Financial Disclosure Requirement:  No

 

 Term(s) Expiring:

·         One (1) Position – Member – Term expires on February 23, 2018.

 

·         Meeting Schedule:

·         Four Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

·         Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa, Florida

 

Board Coordinator:      Captain Anthony Zambito, Tampa Police Department

 

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EQUAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL – (Remaining position has been re-advertised):

Purpose:  To serve as a citizen advisory committee (i) to promote the participation and use of SLBE and, when authorized by law, WMBE businesses in City contracting and procurement and (ii) to relay concerns of minority contractors, women contractors, non-minority contractors and citizens at-large to the City about the operation of this program.

 

·         Term of Office:  Two years

 

·         Special Requirements:

·         Oath of Office Requirement:  Yes

·         Financial Disclosure Requirement:  No

·         All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa or Hillsborough County

·         In appointing members, City Council may include a combination of subcontractors, prime contractors, non-vocation professionals and civic leaders wherein the composition of membership represents at least:

·         One (1) citizens who is African American

·         One (1) citizen who is Hispanic American

·         One (1) citizen who is Caucasian Female

·         One (1) citizen who is Caucasian Male

·         One (1) ethnic minority citizen (non-specific)

·         Two (2) citizens at large (Designated as being from the WMBE Community)

 

·                     Terms Expiring:

·         One (1) Position – Caucasian Female - Term expired September 27, 2017- (Position is being re-advertised

·         One (1) Position – Caucasian  Male - Term expired September 27, 2017- (Position is being re-advertised)

·         One (1) Position – Ethnic Minority Citizen (non-specific) Term expired on September 27, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)

·         One (1) Position – At-Large from the WMBE Community – Term expired on March 19, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)

·         One (1) Position – At-Large from the WMBE Community – Term expired on June 4, 2017 - (Position is being re-advertised)

·         One (1) Position – Hispanic American - Term expired June 6, 2015 - (Position is being re-advertised)

 

·                     Meeting Schedule:

·         For meeting information, contact Gregory Hart at (813) 274-5522.

 

Board Coordinator:  For further information:  Gregory Hart at (813) 274-5522.

 

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CITY-COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION:

·         Purpose:  The Commission serves the citizens of Hillsborough County, City of Plant City, City of Temple Terrace, and the City of Tampa by providing a vision for improving the quality of life.   The Commission is an independent, consolidated planning agency, led by 10 citizen appointees from all 4 local jurisdictions.  The Commission promotes and coordinates comprehensive long-range planning, growth-management, transportation, and environmental protection, as we make our recommendations to the local jurisdictions.

 

·         Term of Office:  Four years

 

·         Special Requirements:

·         Oath of Office:  Yes (Administered by County staff.  - Members appointed to this board will be required to take an Oath of Office and sign a Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics, which is administered by the County)

·         Financial Disclosure Requirement:  Yes

·         Membership:  10 members.  City Council appoints 4 members.  Resolution required for appointment being made by City Council.

·         Residency Requirement:   Yes – (Must be residents of the City of Tampa.)

 

·         Terms Expiring:

·         One (1) Position – Due to resignation - Terms expires September 30, 2019

 

·         Meeting Schedule:

·         For meeting information, contact Sandy Mortellaro, Planning Commission, at (813) 272-5940.

 

Board Coordinator: For further information, Sandy Mortellaro, Planning Commission, at (813) 272-5940.

 

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION:

·         Purpose:   To recommend designations, conservation districts and historic districts.  The Historic Preservation Commission is eager to access Tampa's historic resources and has incorporated into its work plan the goal to systematically survey and hopefully, protect previously un-surveyed areas of the city.   (Powers and duties of the Commission and Commission staff are contained in Section 27-231.1 of the City of Tampa Code.)

 

·         Term of Office:  Three Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

·         Special Requirements:

·         Council appoints 3 members and 1 alternate.  -   (Special Note:  Members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, experience or knowledge in historic preservation, architecture, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, development, real estate appraisals, real estate marketing, law or other related disciplines.  4 of the members shall be architects, architectural historians, historic preservationists, urban planners, historians or archaeologists with at least 1 architect and 1 architectural historian or historic preservationist.  Members of the HPC shall not sit as officers or board members of local preservation related organizations.)

·         Oath of Office Requirement:  Yes

·         Residency Requirement:   Yes – (All appointees shall be residents of the City of Tampa.)

·         Financial Disclosure Requirement:  Yes

·         Members shall not serve more than two consecutive full terms

 

Term(s) Expiring:

·         One (1) Position – Alternate – Due to Term Limitation - Term Expired on February 6, 2017

·         One (1) Position – Architect – Due to Term Limitation – Term expired on May 31, 2017

·         One (1) Position – Urban Planner – Due to Term Limitation– Term expired on May 31, 2017

 

·         Meeting Schedule:

·         Meeting dates and time:  For information, contact Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban

Design Manager at (813) 274-8920

·         Location:   Tampa City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Third Floor, Tampa

 

Board Coordinator:  For further information contact:  Dennis Fernandez, Historic Preservation and Urban Design Manager at (813) 274-8920

 

 

For more information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7077.

 

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