MINUTES OF regular MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY commissioners

 monday, May 7, 1956

 

The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the County Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse at Tavares on Monday, May 7, at ten o’clock a.m. with the following present:  Chairman Singeltary; Commissioners Cowart, Lightfoot, Simpson, and Stokes; Attorney Duncan; and Clerk Owens.

On a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Lightfoot and carried, the minutes of the meetings of April 2, 18, and 30 were adopted as read.

pauper list

On a motion by Commr. Lightfoot, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried:

DISTRICT 1 – The following were dropped from the list:  Mrs. Edna Joiner for Frank H. Townsend for $10; Joe Hall, Leesburg, for $10; and Plemon Kellens for $20.

DISTRICT 2 – Roosevelt Brown for $35 was dropped from the list.

DISTRICT 3 – Mrs. W. F. Richardson for Mrs. Ethel Lee for $20 was dropped from list.

DISTRICT 4 – Mrs. Ray Cooper for Mrs. Sallie Vest was reduced from $60 to $25.

DISTRICT 5 – James Wright, Eustis, for $6 was dropped from the list.

notary public bonds

Clerk Owens reported he had approved since the last regular meeting the following Notary Public bonds with American Surety Company of NY:  Carl L. Ferran, Eustis, 4-9-56; O.M. Lee 4-11-56; Ruth R. Moore 4-12-56; A.G. Polk, 4-14-56; Grace Meier 4-14-56; L. F. Stroble 4-19-56; Angus McDonald, 4-24-56; Paul W. Rogers 5-2-56; and

With American Fire & Casualty Company the following:  Olin N. Lockhart, 4-16-56; A. L. Fields, 4-18-56; Minnie E. Meeker, 5-5-56.

The Board approved the Bond of Malcom Miller for carrying firearms, to-wit a pistol made by Smith & Wesson of .32 calibre and numbered 96608 and license issued.

bids received for crawler mounted dragline

Notice having been advertised for bids for a ˝ cubic yard Crawler mounted Dragline and 5/8 yard dragline bucket, the following bids were received:

GRAZE-DEMPSEY, INC.

1 Bucyrus-Erie Model 15B ˝ cu. yd. dragline and 1 Hendrix medium weight 5/8 yard perforated dragline bucket – with trade-in Lorain Model TL-20 dragline with shovel boom      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $12,998.00

FLORIDA EQUIPMENT COMPANY – Orlando

1 205-Koehring dragline, Cat D-315 engine, one TS 5/8 cy. Yd. medium weight Hendrix dragline bucket                                                            $19,489.20

LESS trade-in of Lorain T/L 20 dragline with shovel attachment                                                                                                                                 5,989.20

Net price                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $13,500.00

PILOT EQUIPMENT COMPANY, Jacksonville

1 Bay City Model 30 Heavy duty ˝ yard machine, Cat D-315 Diesel Engine (Net Price including trade-in TL-20 Lorain dragline)                       $18,865.00

FINN MACHINERY, Orlando

1 New ˝ yard Lorain Model L15 dragline complete with 5/8 yard medium weight Wellman perforated bucket.  Cat D-315 motor                   $14,000.00

SQUARE DEAL MACHINERY, Orlando

1 New ˝ cubic yd. Crawler mounted dragline, Link Belt Speeder, Model L8-58, Cat Diesel Engine Model D-315; 5/8 cu. yd. medium                 $22,253.40

LESS TRADE-IN Lorain Model TL-20                                                                                                                                                                    $  3,900.00

Net Cash                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $18,353.40

ALL BIDS WERE TAKEN UNDER ADVISEMENT.

BIDS FOR TIMBER BRIDGE OVER APOPKA-BEAUCLAIR CANAL

Notice having been advertised for construction of a timber bridge on the Astatula Road over the Apopka-Beauclair Canal, Lake County, Florida, the following bids were received:

GREGG, GIBSON, & GREGG, Leesburg

Furnish all necessary materials, all equipment, all necessary machinery, tools, apparatus, and means of transportation construction and labor necessary to construct and complete work specified in this proposal and in the contract and called for by the plans and in the manner specified for the following amounts:

For the construction complete of a timber bridge and appurtenant work      $24,837.00

RYAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Tampa

Furnish all necessary materials, all equipment, all necessary machinery, tools, apparatus, and means of transportation construction and labor necessary to construct and complete work specified in this proposal and in the contract and called for by the plans and in the manner specified for the following amounts:

For the construction complete of a timber bridge and appurtenant work      $30,885.00

On a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried, the bid of Gregg, Gibson & Gregg, General Contractors, for the construction complete of a timber bridge and appurtenant work for the sum of $24,837 was accepted, subject to examination by the Engineers and a letter from Orange County confirming that it will pay one-half of the construction cost.

A letter from Industrial Construction Company regarding Lake County purchasing a detour bridge constructed of new steel and in excellent condition was read and filed.

Fred Tanner invited the Commissioners to look at the Mosquito Control equipment purchased this year at no cost to the County.

Mr. R. G. Cassady, Tax Assessor, appeared before the Board and reported that the Auditor has requested that he file a report of errors and insolvencies once a month instead of once a year.  This matter was referred to Mr. Duncan for investigation and to report back to the Board.

On a motion by Commr. Lightfoot, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, warrant #764 to William Anderson was cancelled and a new warrant issued to G. E. Bowen.

Mr. Duncan reported that Roper Brothers wants a crossing across the Seaboard Railroad north of Ferndale.  Mr. Duncan was instructed to inform them that the Board would request a crossing at the location desired provided Roper Brothers would assume and agree to pay any expense incurred by the Railroad Company in making the crossing.

Clerk Owens filed with the Board the following on Road 40, Job 1114-105:

DEPARTMENT RESOLUTION – RIGHT OF WAY CONTRACT in quadruplicate

Original Sepia and 5 prints of map of location and survey, appraisal of E. C. Huey, W. I. Carlton, and Herbert A. Babb on State Road 40, Section 1114-105

WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Lightfoot, seconded by Commr. Simpson, the following resolution was adopted:

WHEREAS, the State Road Department of Florida has authorized and requested Lake County to furnish the necessary rights of way, borrow pits, and easements for that portion of Section 1114, State Road No. 40, extending from the Marion County line easterly to Astor, which has been surveyed and located by the State Road Department as shown by a map on file in the office of the Clerk for the Circuit Court of said County and in the office of the said Department at Tallahassee, and

WHEREAS, the said Department will not begin construction of said portion of said Section in said County until title to all land necessary for said portion of said Section has been conveyed to or vested in said State by said County and said lands are physically cleared of all occupants, tenants, fences, buildings and/or other structures and improvements upon or encroaching within the limits of the land required for said portion of said Section; and

WHEREAS, the County of Lake is financially unable at this time to provide the necessary funds to acquire said rights of way, borrow pits, and easements, now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that the State Road Department of Florida be and it is hereby requested to pay for the rights of way, borrow pits, and easements for said road, including the removal of buildings, fences, and other structures and improvements thereon and for other expenses of acquiring title to said rights of way, borrow pits, and easements by purchase or condemnation from such funds and under such conditions as are set out in the contract hereto attached; and be it further

RESOLVED that said County through its Board of County Commissioners comply with the request of said Department and procure, convey, or vest in said State the free, clear, and unencumbered title to all lands necessary for said portion of said Section and deliver to the State Road Department said lands physically clear of all occupants, tenants, fences, buildings and/or other structures and improvements situate upon or encroaching within the limits of the lands required for said portion of said Section and that the Chairman and the Clerk of this Board be and they are hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver on behalf of said County to said Department the contract in the form hereto attached; and be it further

RESOLVED that the Attorney for this Board be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to proceed to take the necessary steps for the County to acquire by donation, purchase, or condemnation said rights of way, borrow pits, and easements for said portion of said Section and to prepare pursuant to rules and regulations of the State Road Department all condemnation papers, affidavits, and pleadings and prosecute all condemnation proceedings to judgment; and said Attorney is further authorized to have prepared at said County’s expense and furnish to the Department the abstract search provided for in said contract.

Mrs. Valentine, Home Demonstration Agent, appeared before the Board and stated she is taking 16 4-H girls to the Short Course in Tallahassee and asked if the Board would pay expenses.  Mrs. Valentine was advised that the Board would issue a warrant next month to defray the expenses of the 4-H girls to the Short Courts and $35 for the leaders.

Mr. R. E. Norris, County Agent, appeared before the Board and stated he wants to take some 4-H boys to a Short Course in Gainesville and asked the Board to pay expenses.  The Board agreed to pay the expenses of the 4-H boys to the Short Course in Gainesville.

Mr. Norris stated he wants to put up a sign on the tract of pines in Summerall Park; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Cowart, R. E. Norris was authorized to put up a sign on the tract of pines in Summerall Park.

Mr. Norris stated he needs some more office space, and the Board instructed him to contact Reuben Hatcher and have some changes made in his office and more cabinets built.

Mr. Smith of the Forestry Board appeared before the Board and presented the 1956-57 proposed budget for Orange, Lake, and Seminole Counties (County Farm Forester).

On a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried, a warrant for $250 was issued to Alfred Benson for property to be used for a County park on Palatlakaha Creek and that the Attorney be instructed to check the title and Mr. Cowart get the deed properly executed.

Clerk Owens read a letter from Marko Galbreath to Mr. Lightfoot regarding construction of a road to property situated on Lake George and means for a public recreation center located on the shores of Lake George, stating as follows:  “We have plans for a home development and will need an access road to fulfill these plans.  We would like to deed a sufficient amount of land for a road right of way to the County, including 100 feet lake frontage by 200 feet depth for a County recreation park and public boat launching site.”  Frank Porter, who was present at the meeting, explained this matter.  Commr. Singeltary thought favorably of the proposition, and Mr. Duncan stated he is not familiar with it but thinks the County is behind the times on parks.  Mr. Lightfoot thinks if the Board does not do something, it will not be long before they cannot get anything.  Commr. Simpson favors the proposition but thinks it should be of sufficient width and length to warrant.  Mr. Duncan stated the government should designate a good sized area for park purposes.  Mr. Porter was authorized to acquire 200 feet by 200 feet lake frontage on Lake George from Mr. Galbreath or request the government to give 10 acres adjoining to the park area.

The Petition of Fred Kampe and 14 others to clay the Corbett Island and Smith Island Road going north from Montverde was referred to Steve Pemberton, Foreman, in District No. 3, for consideration.

The letter from Karl Lehmann regarding selection of 2 new members of the committee to take charge of the annual unveiling of portraits in the courtroom at the Courthouse was ordered taken under advisement until the next meeting.

The request of Karl Lehmann, Secretary of the Lake County Chamber of Commerce, for $2,000 from the Publicity Fund was approved for $1,000.

Clerk Owens’ request for ____ for the purpose of paying State Trial Witnesses before the Court at Spring Term of Court 1956 was approved.

On a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Simpson, the request of R. G. Cassady, Tax Assessor, to purchase a J-207 adding machine at a cost of not more than $300 was approved.

Clerk Owens read a letter from L. A. Anderson, Superintendent of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, enclosing Western Union refund voucher No. 196 in the amount of $37.25 payable to Lake County representing the difference between the deposit posted and the actual cost of line changes; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Lightfoot, the Clerk was instructed to endorse said check to Harry H. Mielke, as he paid for the work.

Clerk Owens reported that Dr. Hall has advised him that they do not need the boat and motor which he had previously advised they did need; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Lightfoot, the Clerk was instructed to run an advertisement in the Leesburg Commercial for sale of the Navy Ship-to-Shore boat.

Clerk Owens reported that Mrs. Barrus, District Home Demonstration Agent, reported to him that they have selected Miss Mary Jane Rawley of Mount Dora to take the place of Miss Joan Mills as Assistant Home Demonstration Agent.  Miss Rawley goes to the State Office on May 21, 1956 through July 8, 1956 and will be here on July 9, 1956.  Miss Mills leaves in June.

Clerk Owens read an invitation to attend the annual 4-H dress revue on Friday, May 11, at 7:00 p.m. at Tavares High School.

On a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the action of the Clerk and Chairman in approving the following applications to the T. B. Hospital was approved:  Russell S. Chaudoin, Sr. and Tennis McKay.

Dr. Hall appeared before the Board regarding air conditioning for the Health Unit; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Lightfoot, the Clerk was authorized to advertise in the Eustis Lake Region News for an air conditioning unit for the Health Unit in Tavares, Florida.

Attorney Harry Gaylord appeared before the Board relative to the filing of a Plat of the Castle property in Mount Dora, said property having been sold.  Attorney Duncan was authorized to write Mr. Gaylord that the plat must be approved by the City of Mount Dora as well as the State Road Department before the Board will approve it.

Mr. Duncan reported to the Board that the Dream Boat has burned.

The Petition of W. L. Miller and Laura J. Miller was filed with the Board as follows:

Come now the undersigned and respectfully show unto the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that heretofore there was filed for the record in the Public Records of Lake County, Florida, a map of a certain subdivision to be known as Mt. Vernon and which said map was duly recorded in the Public Records of Lake County, Florida.

That shown on said map is a street designated as Nebraska Avenue.  That, although said map was approved by the Board of County Commissioners in the month of January, 1926, said Nebraska Avenue, as designated on said map, has never been opened nor used by the public or any of the adjacent and adjoining land owners as evidenced by the fact that on and over said street is a bearing citrus grove with trees thereon over thirty five years old.

That the undersigned desire to have a portion of said Nebraska Avenue described as follows:

Commence at the Northwest corner of Lot 5, Block D, and run thence north to a point intersecting the Northeast boundary line of Lot 2, Block D, which is hereby established as a Point of Beginning; from said Point of Beginning run north to intersect the South boundary line of North Line Street; run thence easterly to intersect the North boundary line of Lot 4 of Block G.  From thence run westerly, southerly, and easterly around the Western corner of Lot 4 of Block G to a point north of the Northeast corner of Lot 5 of Block D; thence south to the Northeast corner of Lot 5 of Block D; thence south to the Northeast corner of Lot 5 of Block D, thence northwesterly to the Point of Beginning; same being a portion of Nebraska Avenue, extended and all of said references herein are in accordance with the Plat of Mt. Vernon as recorded in the Public Records of Lake County, Florida;

be abandoned as a public road and that the continuance thereof as a public road will be of no value to your petitioners or to the public or anyone else.

Respectfully submitted,

W. L. Miller and Laura J. Miller

WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Lightfoot, seconded by Commr. Cowart, the following resolution was adopted:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that upon the petition filed before the Board and proof of publication of notice of intention to apply for closing of the street described as:

Commence at the Northwest corner of Lot 5, Block D, and run thence north to a point intersecting the Northeast boundary line of Lot 2, Block D, which is hereby established as a Point of Beginning; from said Point of Beginning run north to intersect the South boundary line of North Line Street; run thence easterly to intersect the North boundary line of Lot 4 of Block G.  From thence run westerly, southerly, and easterly around the Western corner of Lot 4 of Block G to a point north of the Northeast corner of Lot 5 of Block D; thence south to the Northeast corner of Lot 5 of Block D; thence south to the Northeast corner of Lot 5 of Block D, thence northwesterly to the Point of Beginning; same being a portion of Nebraska Avenue, extended and all of said references herein are in accordance with the Plat of Mt. Vernon as recorded in the Public Records of Lake County, Florida.

and being a portion of Nebraska Avenue extended as shown by the Plat above described, be and the same is hereby abandoned as a public road or thoroughfare, as no one appeared to object.

Done and Ordered at Tavares, Lake County, Florida, this 7th day of May, 1956.

On a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Lightfoot and carried, the bid of Graze-Dempsey to furnish Lake County one Bucyrus-Erie Model 15B ˝ cubic yard dragline with one Hendrix medium weight 5/8 yard perforated dragline bucket, with trade-in Lorain Model TL-20 dragline with shovel boom for the price of $12,998 delivered to Eustis was accepted.

Mr. Owens reported that the Auditor, Mr. Stilings, has offered $10 for an old Underwood typewriter in the Clerk’s office.  The Board declined to sell the machine for that price.

Clerk Owens reported he had received one copy of the Road Code, which he filed.

The request from the Lake County Juvenile Court to purchase a small air conditioner for the outer office of the Juvenile Court was ordered held until the next meeting in June.

Judge Futch appeared before the Board and requested the Board to purchase a Thermo-Fax machine for making copies immediately; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Lightfoot, the Clerk was instructed to purchase a Thermo-Fax machine.

On a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Cowart, the following vouchers were approved for payment:

GENERAL FUND                                         795 through 945

ROAD & BRIDGE FUND                            617 through 737

FINE & FORFEITURE FUND                     115 through 145

SOUTH LAKE MEMORIAL FUND           No. 5

following filed with the board:

Notice of Hearings Postponed – Lady Lake

Public Notice of Application for a Department of Army Permit to maintain and reconstruct an existing fixed bridge over Apopka-Beauclair Canal Road 448

Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army – request to amend the special regulations to govern the operation of the drawspan of the SAL RR bridge over Dead River

Opinion of Title – John F. Cherry, Attorney, on Edgewood Park Addition No. 3

Copy of map of the proposed route Florida State turnpike as recorded in Deed Book 381, pg. 678

State Road Department approved typical section on St. Clair Abrams Avenue in Tavares

McCallum Inspection Company regarding inspection of timber and piling on Astatula Bridge

Secretary of State – acknowledging receipt of additional resolution regarding election precincts

Board of County Commissioners, Ft. Lauderdale, copy of resolution endorsing candidacy of Stephen C. O’Connell as the Justice Supreme Court

State Road Department regarding State Project Job 1160-150 SR S 565 regarding bids on May 3, 1956

Board of Revenue, Andalusia, Alabama regarding National Association of County Engineers

C. E. Duncan, Attorney, enclosing check for $700 drawn on registry of court, Lake County, Miller

A. J. Maki, Astor, commending Mr. Lightfoot for work done, clearing the Astor Park Cemetery

Copy of letter from Dr. Hall to Thomas W. Nelson regarding Wallace Earl Hawkins

Mrs. H. K. Stokes, letter of appreciation for flowers sent to Mr. Stokes

State Road of Administration – Road & Bridge bonds all issues and surplus gas tax

State Comptroller – remaining 7th cent gas tax

Minutes of State Road Department 4-5-56

Report – State Board of Administration.

Welfare list

following reports filed with the board:

R. E. Norris, County Agent and Assistant

Mrs. Valentine, Home Demonstration Agent and Assistant

Juvenile Court

Department of Agriculture, Prison Division, Lake County Stockade and Lake County Jail

Report of licenses, March 1956 issued by Tax Collector, duplicates of which have been filed with the County Judge

On a motion by Commr. Simpson, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the Clerk was instructed to publish the ballot before the second Primary Election.

Commr. Lightfoot reported the voting place at Airport Precinct #34 for the second Primary would be the C. A. P. Building on Highway 441.

Clerk Owens reported that R. A. Gray, Secretary of State, certified to him the candidates for Delegates at Large and District Delegates to the National Conventions whose names will appear on the Official Presidential Preference Primary Ballot to be voted for in the Primary Election to be held May 29, 1956; also names of the candidates for National Committeeman and National Committeewoman.

On a motion by Commr. Lightfoot, seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried, the following named persons were designated as Clerks and Inspectors to serve in the Second Primary Election to be held on May 29, 1956 and that the names be published in the Leesburg Commercial.

astor – precinct #1

VOTING PLACE – Community Center

Russell Mattox - Clerk

Inspectors: 

Otis Lee

Bertha Lucas

Mrs. Juanita Steele

 

altoona – precinct #2

VOTING PLACE – Community Center

C. E. Matteson - Clerk

Inspectors: 

Dixie Royal, P. B. Shockley, L. M. Stewart

Paisley – precinct #3

VOTING PLACE – Church Annex

Clerk:  Reed Hollinger

Inspectors:  Fred Hosford, Mrs. E. G. Jones, Lorraine Shockley

cassia – precinct #4

VOTING PLACE – School House

Clerk:  Mrs. Ivy Douglas

Inspectors:  Mrs. Phyllis Freeman, J. F. Huff, Carol T. Carlson

sorrento – precinct #5

VOTING PLACE – School House

Clerk:  Major J. H. Story

Inspectors: Col. E. A. Austin, James E. Geddes, John Long

eustis – precinct #6

VOTING PLACE – - Ferran Park

DAY BOARD

Clerk:  Mrs. R. J. Scheider

Inspectors:  Fred Sandwall, J. A. Livingston, Mrs. Joseph Cullen

NIGHT BOARD

Clerk:  E. J. Nicols

Inspectors:  Neil Crayden, Charles Mingonet, R. J. Schneider

umatilla – PRECINCT #7

VOTING PLACE – Community Center

DAY BOARD

Clerk:  H. H. McTureous

Inspectors:  W. I. Carleton, Fred L. Owens, Jr., J. M. Wolfe

NIGHT BOARD

Clerk:  Allan Seabrook

Inspectors:  Howard Babb, Henry Hudson, Clyde Vaughn

grand island – precinct #8

VOTING PLACE – Community Center

Clerk:  Marie Persons

Inspectors:  Kathleen Stevens, Mrs. Mattie Beasely, Mrs. Harry Hannah

lisbon – precinct #9

VOTING PLACE – School House

Clerk:  Mrs. Mamie Alsobrook

Inspectors:  C. C. Foster, John Gwaltney, D. E. Rogers

leesburg – precinct #10

VOTING PLACE – Parking Lot back of Turner’s Auto Supply, 2nd St. between Main and Magnolia Streets

Clerk:  C. P. Willis

Inspectors:  Walter Kessler, Edward Shelfer, A. L. Weaver

lady lake – precinct #11

VOTING PLACE – Community Building

Clerk:  Kate Clore

Inspectors:  Beulah Gibson, Tessie Seyler, Bert Lewis

okahumpka – precinct #12

VOTING PLACE – Hall’s Garage

Clerk: A. B. Merritt

Inspectors:  Edna N. Hall, Ellie P. Fussell, and Mrs. B. E. Works

yalaha – precinct #13

VOTING PLACE – Tin Bldg Bloomfield

Clerk:  Stanley James

Inspectors:  Elgie V. Fowler, Mrs. C. E. Crow, Claudia Oberholtzer

mascotte – precinct #14

VOTING PLACE – City Hall

Clerk:  C. W. Porterfield

Inspectors:  R. E. Nash, Harley Knight, J. A. Hooks

clermont – precinct #15

VOTING PLACE – City Hall

Clerk:  Albert Johnson

Inspectors:  F. H. Higby, Mrs. M. J. Maupas, Mrs. Leu Barr

 

montverde – precinct #16

VOTING PLACE – Community Building

Clerk:  P. H. Nash

Inspectors:  Ralph Arey, Mamie Harden, Mary McCarley

astatula – precinct #17

VOTING PLACE – Community Building

Clerk:  Olive Ingram

Inspectors:  James Jackson, Mrs. Ruby Lee, Mrs. Bruce Lee

lake gem – precinct #18

VOTING PLACE – Hutchins’ Garage

Clerk:  W. T. Bland

Inspectors:  Harry Hutchins, James Saunders, W. A. Keene

tavares – precinct #19

VOTING PLACE – Legion Hut

Clerk:  F. J. Banning

Inspectors:  J. M. Hudson, Marian Duncan, V. N. Carr

mount dora – precinct #20

VOTING PLACE – Masonic Hall

Clerk:  Angus McDonald

Inspectors:  Edward Vincent, Leo Reichert, Esther Bishop

howey – precinct #21

VOTING PLACE – City Hall

Clerk:  Arthur Benzee

Inspectors:  Minnie Sarver, Cecelia Smith, Mrs. C. T. Hill

minneola – precinct #22

VOTING PLACE – Community Building

Clerk:  C. H. Edwards

Inspectors:  Mae R. Weaver, Mrs. H. S. Meeker, Sylvia Newman

groveland – precinct #23

VOTING PLACE – City Hall

Clerk:  John Arnold

Inspectors:  J. D. Ogden, Wilmore Carlson, E. L. Puryear

Ferndale – precinct #24

VOTING PLACE – Community Bldg.

Clerk:  C. L. Zittrower

Inspectors:  Leo Starr, C. E. Henderson, Doc Muller)

 

fruitland park – precinct #25

VOTING PLACE – Cassino

Clerk:  Nina Hall

Inspectors:  Elsie Everback, Minnie McKnight, Carrie Lee

leesburg – precinct #26

VOTING PLACE – Armory Building

Clerk:  R. Perry Butler

Inspectors:  William Girtmen, John Kadlec, Ted C. Prosser

leesburg – Precinct #27

VOTING PLACE – Carleton E. Smith Furniture Store

Clerk:  Claude Moore

Inspectors:  J. A. Cauthen, H. R. Carpenter, Alton F. Hood

leesburg – Precinct #28

VOTING PLACE – Penn-Dixie Grocery

Clerk:  J. R. Fussell

Inspectors:  Louis Charles Kitchen, J. E. Fretwell, Mary Lou Brooks

leesburg – Precinct #29

VOTING PLACE – Casteen’s Grocery

Clerk:  Reba Ward

Inspectors:  Olivia E. Courtoy, Margaret Richey, Anna Lou Brunson

sunnyside – Precinct #30

VOTING PLACE – Fred O. Johnson’s dwelling

Clerk:  Fred Johnson

Inspectors: Glyn Faircloth, James H. Pegram, Jr., William Fletcher

mount dora – Precinct #31

VOTING PLACE – City Hall

Clerk:  Ray M. Blanchard

Inspectors:  Thomas Potter, Lillian Christie, Charles Grau

eustis – Precinct #32

VOTING PLACE – Armory

Clerk:  Mrs. Ruth Wirth

Inspectors:  Phyliss Griffin, Edythe Andres, Verna Baker

dona vista – Precinct #33

VOTING PLACE – Cadwell’s Building

Clerk:  V. M. Irvin

Inspectors:  W. G. Cadwell, R. HN. Dillard, Rev. L. E. McCrae

airport – Precinct #34

VOTING PLACE – Airport Building

Clerk:  Dorothy Woodford

Inspectors:  Martha Glidewell, Sadie P. Johnson, Mrs. B. W. White

golden triangle – Precinct #35

VOTING PLACE – Truck stop across from the Dream Boat at intersection of Hwy 19 to Mt. Dora & Tavares

Clerk:  Grady Simpson

Inspectors:  Mrs. Harry L. Codding, Elsie H. Owens, Earl Lundy

STATE OF FLORIDA, LAKE COUNTY

We, the members of the Board of County Commissioners, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct list of the Clerks and Inspectors selected from District Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 to serve on the Election Board in the first primary to be held on May 29, 1956.

 

MEETING ADJOURNED.

 

/s/ Frank E. Owens                                                                  /s/ George Singeltary          

CLERK                                                                                   CHAIRMAN