IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

IN AND FOR PASCO AND PINELLAS COUNTIES, FLORIDA

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. PI-CIR-02-51

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RE:  JUDICIAL FACILITY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

 

            Whereas, the Criminal Justice Center is approaching capacity, and

 

Whereas, the court wishes to cooperate with the county and users of court facilities in the development of future plans, and

 

Whereas, representatives of Pinellas County have agreed to participate in the Judicial Facility Planning and Management Committee,

 

NOW THEREFORE, I David A. Demers, pursuant to the authority vested in me as Chief Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida, under Rule 2.050(b)(2), Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, do hereby establish the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court Judicial Facility Planning and Management Committee to be comprised of the following persons:

 

            Pinellas County Administrative County Judge, The Honorable Henry J. Andringa

            Pinellas County Criminal Administrative County Judge, The Honorable Patrick D. Caddell

            Facility Coordinator, Clearwater Courthouse, The Honorable W. Douglas Baird

            Facility Coordinator, Criminal Justice Center, The Honorable Brandt C. Downey, III

            Incoming Facility Coordinator, Criminal Justice Center, The Honorable Nelly N. Khouzam

            Facility Coordinator, St. Petersburg Judicial Building, The Honorable Anthony Rondolino

            Circuit Courts Administrator, Mr. J. William Lockhart, or his representative

            State Attorney, The Honorable Bernie McCabe, or his representative

            Public Defender, The Honorable Bob Dillinger, or his representative

            Sheriff of Pinellas County, The Honorable Everett Rice, or his representative

            Clerk of the Circuit Court Pinellas County, The Honorable Karleen F. DeBlaker, or

              her representative

            County Commissioner, The Honorable Kenneth T. Welch

            Pinellas County Administrator, Mr. Stephen Spratt, or his representative, and one

              other person to be appointed by him to represent Pinellas County

            President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association, Mr. John V. Tucker, or his

              representative

            President of the Clearwater Bar Association, Mr. Michael J. Faehner, or his

              representative

            President of the Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Bar Association, Robert Walker, or

              his representative

            President of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Pinellas County,

              Brent Armstrong, or his representative

 

 

 

 

 

 

            The chief judge will serve as chair of the committee.

 

The Judicial Facility Planning and Management Committee is charged with the following tasks:

 

(a)  Review the existing space used by the judicial branch

 

(b)  Determine how to proceed with analyzing the need for future space, the type of

       space needed and the timeframe in which the space will be needed

 

(c)  Determine what expertise is needed to conduct planning for space needs and

       recommend a method to secure that expertise.

 

(d)  Perform such other related functions as may be requested by the chief judge.

                 

The Committee must formulate a recommended plan not later than December 31, 2002.

 

The Administrative Office of the Courts will be available to assist the group in the completion of the tasks outlined herein.

 

                  DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at St Petersburg, Florida this ______day of September 2002.

 

 

_/s/_______________________

David A. Demers, Chief Judge