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File #: 21-1385A    Version: 1
Type: Appointment Status: Regular Agenda
File created: 7/13/2021 Department: County Commission
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Title: Reappointments/appointment to the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (Board of County Commissioners as a whole).

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Reappointments/appointment to the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (Board of County Commissioners as a whole).

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Recommended Action:

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Approve six appointments (5 reappointments and 1 new appointment) to the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board for a term of four years from October 1, 2021 to September 20, 2025.

 

                     This item is for six appointments.

                     Names can be reviewed on the attached list.

                     Applicant names can be reviewed on the ballot worksheet. The Clerk may request a verbal vote/approval.

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Background Information:

Conduct examinations for certification of County contractors, register State-certified contractors, assist in enforcing licensing laws, hold public hearings for amendments to construction codes, supervise public liability and property damage insurance coverage for certified contractors, U.S. longshoreman and harbor workers, investigate consumer complaints in the contracting field.

The Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board consists of 15 members made up of the following:  licensed general contractor; registered architect; licensed residential building contractor; licensed electrical contractor; licensed plumbing contractor; mechanical contractor or a Class A air conditioning contractor; licensed roofing contractor or a licensed sheet metal contractor; licensed swimming pool, aluminum or veneer specialty contractor; the Pinellas County building official; two consumer representatives not affiliated with the construction industry; a fire official; three building officials, including a North County building official from one of the following municipalities:  Clearwater, Tarpon Springs, Dunedin, Oldsmar, Safety Harbor, Belleair, Belleair Bluffs or Largo; a South County building official from one of the following municipalities:  St. Petersburg, South Pasadena, Gulfport, Seminole, Kenneth City or Pinellas Park; a Beach Community building official from one of the following municipalities:  City of Belleair Beach, Town of Belleair Shore, Town of Redington Beach, Town of North Redington Beach, City of Madeira Beach, City of Indian Rocks Beach, Town of Indian Shores, Town of Redington Shores, City of Treasure Island or City of St. Pete Beach.

All members of the Board are appointed by the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners and must be residents of Pinellas County.  The BCC will appoint members to four-year terms.  Board members may not serve more than two consecutive terms but may be reappointed after a two-year hiatus.  However, the limitation does not apply to the governmental building official or fire official appointees.  The Board must elect a chair and vice chair to serve two-year terms in those positions.

All terms of office expire on September 30th of the last year of the term.  The following members' terms expire in even-numbered years:  the licensed general contractor; the registered architect; the licensed residential building contractor; the licensed electrical contractor; one of the consumer representatives; the North County building official; and the Beach Community building official.  The following members' terms expire in odd-numbered years:  the mechanical or Class A air conditioning contractor; the fire official; the licensed roofing or sheet metal contractor; the swimming pool, aluminum or veneer specialty contractor; the licensed plumbing contractor; one of the consumer representatives; and the South County building official.

 

Attachments:

Board Roster
Ballot Worksheet
Applications/Resumes

 

Partner(s):

Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board
727-582-3100