Florida State Statute 332.0075 and Title VI Compliance

Required Information for St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport per Florida State Statute 332.0075 – Commercial service airports; transparency and accountability; penalty

In March 1941, construction started for the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport at its present site. After Pearl Harbor, the Airport, known as Pinellas Army Airfield, was used as a military flight-training base. After World War II, many army airfields were declared surplus and turned over to cities, counties, and state sponsors to manage. The Pinellas Army Airfield property was granted to Pinellas County in 1946 by the U.S. Government to operate as a commercial airport. It was originally called the Pinellas International Airport, and given the airport call letters, PIE.

The Airport Revenue and Operating Fund is an enterprise fund that accounts for all revenues and expenditures at the Airport. This includes management of passenger and cargo airline operations, military, and general aviation, along with commercial and industrial airport property. The Airport is entirely self-supporting, meaning that no property tax dollars are used to support the operation of the airport.

PIE is a department of Pinellas County Government and follows all Pinellas County Government policies and procedures.

Airport Budget

Section 332.0075(5)(a)1:  The approved budget for the airport for the current fiscal year.

FY22 Airport Budget Department Book FY21 Airport Budget Department Book

Airport 2021 Master Plan

Section 332.0075(2)(d):  This is a link to the draft report of PIE’s Master Plan Update, which is a planning tool to guide short- and long-term development to PIE to meet the future operational demands that may be required of the Airport over the next 20 years. The Board of County Commissioners approved the Master Plan Update via Resolution at its November 17, 2020 regular meeting. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has not yet accepted the master plan and posted it on their website.

RES 20-162 Adopt PIE Master Plan

Airport’s FAA Financial Reports

Section 332.0075(5)(a)2:  PIE must submit its financial data in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Authorization Act of 1994 and Public Law 103-305. The Certification Activity Tracking System (CATS) consists of two forms that disseminate Congressionally mandated airport financial information—CATS Form 126 and CATS Form 127.

CATS Form 126 CATS Form 127

CATS Form 126 - https://cats.airports.faa.gov/Reports/rpt126.cfm

CATS Form 127 - https://cats.airports.faa.gov/Reports/rpt127.cfm

 If you cannot access the reports by the website, type in St Petersburg/Clearwater Int'l next to “Airport”, and use the drop-down menu to choose 2020.

Airport Employee Compensation and Organizational Chart

Section 332.0075(2)(g):  All Airport employees’ positions, pay grades, and FY22 hourly rates.

Airport Position Grades and Hourly Pay FY22

To see the minimum, mid, and maximum of each pay grade, you may find them here:  http://www.pinellascounty.org/hr/compensation/cpay-plan.htm

All job classifications and descriptions can be found on the alphabetical index listing on the following page:  http://www.pinellascounty.org/hr/compensation/pcalph.htm

Airport employees’ positions: 

PIE Organizational Chart

Pinellas County Public Bids

Section 332.0075(3)(a):  PIE is subject to Florida’s Chapter 287 for purchases of commodities or contractual services which exceed the $65,000 threshold amount provided in s. 287.017 for competitively sealed proposals. This threshold is LESS than the Pinellas County’s Purchasing Division Policy of $100,000. An exemption is allowed in 287.057(3) or immediate danger to the public health, safety, or welfare or other substantial loss requires emergency action. Pinellas County’s bid opportunities are found here: https://www.ebids.pinellas.gov/bso/external/publicbids.sdo

Runway 18-36 Change Order 4 Final MCS of Tampa, Inc. Services Agreement Agreements for Rental Car Concession Services Replace Portal Gates 7-11 - Eveland Brothers, Inc. Eau Gallie Electric Inc - Relocate Electrical Vault Stratacache Services Agreement GCR Inc dba Civix Services Agreement Starmark International, Inc Agreement Agreements for Professional Engineering Services

Board of County Commissioners Meetings and Airport Approved Agenda Items

Section 332.0075(2)(a):  A link to the published notices of meetings and published meeting agendas of the upcoming meetings of the governing body, the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners. http://www.pinellascounty.org/bcc_agenda.htm

A link for information on current and previous meeting agendas.  By clicking on List View, you can change years using the drop down menu. Then click on the PDF in the Agenda column for the appropriate meeting agenda date.  https://pinellas.legistar.com/calendar.aspx

Section 332.0075(2)(b):  A link to the official minutes of the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Meetings.  Click on the PDF in the Minutes column for the appropriate meeting date. https://pinellas.legistar.com/calendar.aspx

Section 332.0075(2)(f) : Airport Agenda Items

Swoop Airline Operating and Use Agreement Sun Country Operating Permit PInellas County Sheriff Interlocal Agreement 2021-2022
Grant Agreement with FDOT for new Taxiways Airport Coronavirus Response Grant - Airport Airport Coronavirus Response Grant - Concessionaire RES 21-14 PFC Continuation of 4-50 Fee PIE PFC Application 5


Title VI Compliance

Pinellas County, Florida's St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the bases of race, color, or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.  Additionally, 49 USC 47123 further prohibits recipients of financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Transportation from engaging in discrimination based on sex, religion, or creed.  Title VI complaints must be filed within 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination.


Title VI Complaint Procedure

To file a Title VI complaint, please read the Complaint Procedure outlined below and submit the information requested in the Complaint Procedure document to the following address:

Pinellas County Office of Human Rights Director
400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, 5th Floor
Clearwater, FL 33756

Title VI Documents

Title VI Policy and Grievance Procedure Complaint Form 49 CFR Part 21 PIE Title VI Poster

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