MINUTES of THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
ON MONday – june 4, 1962
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the County Commissioner’s Room in the Courthouse at Tavares on Monday, June 4, 1962 at ten o’clock a.m., with the following present: Chairman Simpson; Commissioners Theus, Cowart, Dykes, and Babb, also Attorney Duncan, and Clerk Owens and County Engineer Givens.
The Board was called to order by Chairman Simpson.
Mr. Theus gave the invocation.
The minutes of the meetings of May 7th, 14th and 25th were approved as read on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried.
NOTARY PUBLIC BONDS APPROVED BY CLERK OWENS SINCE THE FIRST REGULAR MEETING IN MAY AS FOLLOWS:
With American Surety Company of New York
Nelia J. Burrow 5-9-62; Robert M. Hendrick 5-9-62; John H. Cain 5-14-62; Harry A. Holstein 5-14-62; Marian W. Jacobs 5-14-62; Frank M. Massey, Jr. 5-15-62; C. James Kellerman 5-17-62 and Mary Anna Blanton 6-1-62
With General Insurance Underwriters, Inc.
DeLores E. McEwan 5-23-62; and Barbara J. Goodwin 5-23-62
With American Fire & Casualty Company
William M. Muir 5-22-62
With Highway Insurance Company
W. F. Williams 6-1-62
Karl Lehmann appeared before the Board and presented each of the members a copy of the Leesburg Commercial Special Issue depicting the Diamond Jubilee of Lake County.
LAKE COUNTY JAIL AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff McCall appeared before the Board re completion of the Jail. He stated they expect to have it completed within the next two weeks and he feels that the Board would want to have some form of dedication. He asked if there is anything the Board wishes him to do in regard to this. Mr. Simpson suggested to have the dedication on June 14 – Flag Day – at ten o’clock and also suggested that the Sheriff, Mr. Owens, Mr. Duncan and Mr. Dykes make the arrangements for the ceremony. Mr. Cowart suggested that the Sheriffs from adjoining counties be invited. Sheriff McCall said he would invite the Sheriffs. Mr. Owens was instructed to extend an invitation to the Boards of County Commissioners and Clerks in the adjoining counties; also the County Officials of Lake County. Mr. Theus suggested that the Mayors of the Cities in the County be invited, also their staffs. Discussion on the plaque to be unveiled. No definite decision on this.
Mrs. Ann Tompkins, Director of the Leesburg Nursing Home, appeared before the Board and asked that the Board give her some tax relief on the Home as she could not compete with the County Home and is losing too much money on welfare patients to break even. She was informed by the Board that this is beyond its power to grant such tax exemptions. (Dr. Hall, Director Lake Co. Health Unit. Mrs. Sudderth Co. Welfare work)
PUMPING SAND FROM LAKE HARRIS AT HOWEY
Joe Andrews appeared before the Board and stated he has been employed by the Howey Academy to do some dredging in Lake Harris and will need a permit for this dredging. Mrs. Griffin wants some of her land pumped in too. Mr. Duncan said we now have clearance for this pumping and see no objection. He read a letter from W. R. Peavy, Jr., Regional Fisheries Biologist of Florida Game & Fresh Water Fish Commission, stating: “dredging will not be detrimental to the fishery of the lake if they comply with the following regulations:
a) Fill land behind their property line only
b) The dredge should be suction type
c) Dredge should remain at least 150 feet off shore
d) Dredge should be in water deeper than ten feet
e) Dredge should remain on site only 22 working days
Under no circumstances should the fill be used in the shallow marshy bottom near the shore.”
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, that the permit to dredge the property belonging to Howey Academy and Mrs. Griffin along the lake shore of Lake Harris be authorized, subject to the regulations as above set forth.
Mr. Andrews also stated that Dr. S. C. Smith of Green’s Cove on Lake Harris wants to dredge in Lake Harris and fill in some of his property. Mr. Andrews has talked to Mr. Peavy about this. Motion by Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, that the request of Dr. Smith for pumping sand from Lake Harris be granted, subject to the regulations as above set forth.
DREAM LAKE ROAD
Stanley Williams of Umatilla again appeared before the Board re a road at Dream Lake. Mr. Babb stated there is no road laid out for County use there. He suggested that Mr. Williams get an attorney to go into this matter with him.
Commr. Babb filed check from Russel L. Young in amount of $235.00 for clay.
Also check for $40.00 from Edward H. Zellman for 10 loads of clay.
A petition signed by a number of residents in Dona Vista requesting to have something done about the fast traffic along Highway 19 through Dona Vista was filed with the Board. Mr. Duncan was instructed to write Mr. Richey Green, District Engineer of State Road Department, requesting him to recommend to the Road Department that the speed limit through that area be reduced to such speed as the Road Department feels is proper for the safety of the people living there, but at the same time sufficiently fast to keep the traffic moving.
TURNOUT PERMIT ON HUSKEY ROAD 2 MILES WEST OF EUSTIS OFF OF SR 44
This Permit was presented to the Board, WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Babb seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to sign the Turnout Permit and mail same to M. H. Mimms, Maintenance Engineer State Road Department, Leesburg, Florida.
JOB 11506-2601, SR S-452 (EUSTIS MARINA)
The following were filed on this job:
1. Right of way Contract in quadruplicate (All 4 copies executed & delivered to SRD Agt.)
2. Copy of SRD R/W Resolution (Filed)
3. Copy of County Commissioners’ Resolution (3 copies certified & delivered to SRD R/W Agt.
WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Babb seconded by Comr. Dykes and carried, 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 11506, State Road S-452, extending from King Street in Eustis Easterly along Lake Shore Drive and Citrus Avenue approximately 1,975.26 feet, which has been surveyed and located by the State Road Department as shown by a map on file of the Clerk of 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 said County 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 Sate 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 the Board be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to proceed to take the necessary steps for the County to acquire, in the name of said County, by donation, purchase, or condemnation said rights of way, borrow pits and easements for said portion of said Section and to prepare in the name of said County by its County Commissioners all condemnation papers, affidavits and pleadings and prosecute all condemnation proceedings to judgment; and furnish to the Department the abstract search provided for in said Contract.
TYPICAL SECTION ON SECTION 11505-3601-0241; SR S-466-A EAST OF FRUITLAND PART, NORTH TO EAGLE NEST ROAD, 1.68 MILES. BUDGETED AMOUNT $75,000 WAS PRESENTED TO THE BOARD,
WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to execute the Typical Section and mail to State Road Dept.
Mr. Dykes reported he examined the folding chairs and they should be declared surplus and sold, WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the following Resolution was adopted:
WHEREAS, there remains in the “Yate’s House,” recently purchased by the County and located on Lot H, Block 40, in the City of Tavares approximately 32 folding chairs in bad repair, and
WHEREAS, the cost of repairing the same is not feasible and will not result in furnishing reasonably substantial chairs for use by the County;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that the said 32 folding chairs located in the house on the lot of land above described, be declared as surplus and of no value, and to be disposed of by gift or otherwise.
STOER ISLAND PARTIAL REPLAT
Tom Sawyer appeared before the Board and presented this Plat for approval. It is within the city limits of Leesburg and has been approved by the City, WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the Partial Replat of Stoer Island was approved by the Board.
BILL OF ORANGE STATE ENGINEERS
Clerk Owens reported that he talked to the State Auditing Department re Bill of Orange State Engineers for work which was done over a year ago on a ditch in Little Everglades. The Department stated they did not know of any reason why the bill could not be paid, but they called right back and stated the law provides that the Board of County Commissioners shall not pay any bill over one year old and would violate the Statutes if paid. Mr. Duncan stated the only way can pay this now is by special act. Mr. Duncan was instructed to contact the Attorney General re this matter.
VACATING PLAT OF RAVEN SUBDIVISION AND CLOSING ROAD IN SECTION 4-22-26
Robt. K. Roth and Frank Fernandez, attorneys, appeared before the Board re this matter. Mr. Dykes, in whose District the property is located, stated he has examined the serial plat and is not willing to agree to the closing of this road as it would leave no way for the property owners to get into their property. However, there are no property owners here to object. The attorneys asked if this matter could be tabled until the next meeting, when they can get the adjoining property owners to appear before the Board. This also applies to the Raven Subdivision. The matter was ordered held until the next meeting.
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE ON LAKE MEMORIAL NURSING HOME, LEESBURG
Leslie Burdine, Insurance agent, appeared before the Board and presented an application for this insurance. The Board agreed that this policy should be continued until the Home goes under the new setup. WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to execute the application for the insurance continuation.
PAY FOR JURY COMMISSION
Mr. Burdine asked about pay for the Jury Commission. Mr. Owens advised that the Commission is entitled to be paid out of this year’s budget. Mr. Burdine was instructed to contact Mr. Lacey Thomas and have him submit a bill for each member of the Commission in amount of $100.00 plus mileage.
Mr. Duncan presented the following bills for services rendered in the prosecution, trial and completion of the following cases:
Section 1111, SR-44, Case #6157 Lake Co. vs. Humiston,
et al $1,000.00
SR-S-468, Case #6378 Lake Co. vs. Evena B. Ogden, et al $2,000.00
SR-561- A, Case #6457 Lake Co. vs. D. M. Hardee, et al $1,000.00
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried that the bills of C. E. Duncan as set forth above be approved and mailed to State Road Dept. for payment.
THE MEETING ADJOURNED FOR LUNCH AND RECONVENED AT 1:30 P.M.
Board called to order by Chairman Simpson.
ENLARGING JUVENILE HOME:
Howell Hopson, Architect, presented and discussed the Plans for enlarging the Juvenile Home and putting a fence around the play area. Mr. Hopson thinks he can have the bids ready to be opened the first meeting in August. His estimate on this was $39,000.00. Clerk Owens advised the Board the balance on hand in this fund is $40,646.71. Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, that Howell Hopson, Architect, be authorized to go ahead with the plans for enlarging the Juvenile Home and putting up a fence around the play area.
JAIL AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Change Order No. 5 on construction of the Jail in amount $3,639.35 was presented by Mr. Hopson who stated the total additions to the original contract amount to $6,388.42. Motion by Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, that the Change Order No. 5 in amount of $3,639.35 be approved.
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried that planting of shrubbery in front of the Jail is authorized.
County Service Officer, Mr. J. C. Hunter, appeared before the Board and gave his Annual Report for the year 1961-1962. He gave each Commissioner a copy of the report and filed one with the Board. The Board congratulated him on such a splendid report.
Mrs. Sudderth appeared before the Board and discussed the matter which was earlier brought before the Board by Mrs. Ann Tompkins. She was advised to contact Dr. Hall and they check into the matter.
BIDS ON ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE LAKE MEMORIAL NURSING HOME
The hour of 2:00 o’clock p.m. having arrived, Clerk Owens read the Notice to Bidders for furnishing material, installing air conditioning and Heating of the Administrative office of the Lake Memorial Nursing Home.
The following bids were received and read:
C. V. Milligan – Leesburg $1,378.00
Dunnagans, Inc. – Leesburg $1,649.00
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and unanimously carried, that the bid of C. V. Milliken to furnish Air Conditioning and Heating installed in Lake Memorial Nursing Home Administration Building in Leesburg, as per the plans and specifications, in amount of $1,378.00 be accepted.
COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING, LAKE MEMORIAL NURSING HOME, LEESBURG.
Notice to bidders read by Clerk Owens. Following Bids received:
Coven Construction Company, Inc. – Tavares $2,193.00
J. P. Hutchinson, Contractor – Tavares $2,200.00
Motion by Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Theus and unanimously carried, that the bid of Coven Construction, Inc., Tavares, for the work to be performed as per plans and specifications dated 12-15-1961 on the Administrative Building of the Lake Memorial Nursing Home, Leesburg, in the amount of $2,193.00 be accepted.
FURNITURE FOR LAKE MEMORIAL NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING
Clerk Owens read the Notice to Bidders. Following bids received:
Leesburg Typewriter Service – Leesburg $1,419.70
George Stuart, Inc. – Orlando Check $63.04 filed $1,260.75
Less discount 7% group
Motion by Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the bids on furniture be taken under advisement and referred to the County Engineer and Mrs. Sudderth.
TERMINATION OF RENT ON WELFARE WORKER’S OFFICE
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, that Clerk Owens be instructed to notify G. L. P. Company, Leesburg, that the County will vacate the office space being rented from them on July 1, 1962.
RE: HIRING FIRST ASSISTANT HOME DEMONSTRATION AGENT
Mrs. Valentine, Home Demonstration Agent, appeared before the Board re a letter from Mrs. Edith Y. Barrus re: Personnel replacement. This letter requested the Board to confirm the selection of Miss Manalah Jane Harrison of Cross City to the position of first Assistant Home Demonstration Agent in Lake County to file the vacancy caused by the transfer of Miss Mary Jene Hodges. WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Babb and unanimously carried, the selection of Miss Manalah Jane Harrison as first assistant Home Demo Agent, to fill the vacancy caused by the transfer of Miss Mary Jene Hodges to begin work on August first, at the same annual salary from County funds as paid to Miss Hodges, or $2,640.00 per month was confirmed by the Board of County Commissioners subject to the approval of the State Board of Control.
BOAT RAMP AT LAKE JOANNA AND DEAD RIVER
Mr. Duncan presented a letter from W. R. Peavy of the Game & Fresh Water Fish Commission re these proposed ramps. Mr. Duncan was instructed to write and find out just where these ramps are to be located.
MOBILE HOME ESTATES
Motion by Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the following Resolution be adopted:
WHEREAS, it has been brought to the attention of the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that excessive speeds along the roads hereinafter described have become increasingly dangerous to the lives of those using the highway and to the lives and property of those living along the boundaries of said highway and in order to protect them, a speed limit should be determined and posted along said roads;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, in accordance with the provisions of law pertaining to County Roads, a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour is determined and set for the following roads:
All streets and avenues in the Subdivision entitled Mobile Home Estates filed and recorded in the public records of Lake County, Florida.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that no motor vehicles having a load in excess of 2-1/2 tons be permitted to traverse the streets in said Mobile Home Estates above described.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that appropriate signs showing the speed limits and load limits above set forth be erected along said roadways.
Anyone violating the provisions of this Resolution shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be prosecuted under the laws pertaining to misdemeanors.
PARTIAL REPLAT OF THE REPLAT OF WOODLAND PARK
Harry Padgett appeared before the Board and presented this Plat. Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, that the Partial Replat of the Replat of Woodland Park be approved.
A 1953 Desoto Sedan belonging to Alonzo Baskin was seized for transporting moonshine whiskey. This matter was referred to C. E. Duncan, Attorney for the Board.
NEED FOR MENTAL HEALTH OFFICER IN LAKE COUNTY
W. A. Milton, County Judge, appeared before the Board and presented a lengthy written resume of the need for a mental health officer in Lake County and recommended that Mrs. Geraldine Seiler be hired for the position. The Board agreed to consider this matter. However, no action was taken on the recommendations.
Letter from M. Austin, Miami Beach, re property he owns in Lake County between SR 42 and SR 44 was referred to Attorney Duncan for reply.
Payroll for Clerks and Inspectors first and second primaries in amount of $5,935.85 was approved for payment on motion of Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried.
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the following named banks be designated County Depositories for the period beginning the first day of July 1962 and until the first Monday in July 1963 for the funds as listed:
GENERAL REVENUE FUND First State Bank & Trust Co. – Eustis
First National Bank & Trust Co. – Eustis
First National Bank & Trust Co. – Mt. Dora
Bank of Tavares, Tavares
ROAD AND BRIDGE FUND Citizens National Bank of Leesburg – Leesburg
First National Bank & Trust Co. of Leesburg
FINE & FORFEITURE FUND Citizens Bank of Clermont – Clermont
Special District South Lake
FINE & FORFEITURE FUND Peoples State Bank of Groveland – Groveland
(Co. Home) (Ag. Bldg.)
(Juvenile Det. Home)
CAPITAL OUTLAY RESERVE Umatilla State Bank – Umatilla
(Co. Buildings) and
(Bond Int. & Sinking Fund)
Letter from Mr. Harry Cole, Leesburg, re all of right of way being taken from his property – referred to Engineer Givens to check.
Deed from C. P. Farrell and wife to Lake County conveying the following described property was ordered held up until Mr. Duncan can check same.
S. 33 ft., the W. 33 ft., and the E. 33 ft. (Less the N. 332.10 ft. of the said East 33 feet) of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 33, Tp. 19 S., R. 24 E.)
Request of R. E. Norris, County Agent, for $126.00 for 7 boys to attend 4-H Short Course at University of Florida, Gainesville, was approved on motion of Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Babb and carried.
Request of Sheriff McCall for permission to transfer $5,000.00 from his Contingency account to his Equipment Account, thereby reducing further expenditures of County funds, was authorized on motion of Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Babb and carried.
Request of Eng. Givens for $50 for postage for postage meter was authorized on motion of Commr. Dykes seconded by Commr. Babb and carried.
Letter from Florida Civil Defense Agency enclosing bill as follows:
Total Federal Disaster Relief Payments $16,399.74
1.5% Assessment for Administrative Expenses 246.00
Paid to date 224.89
Balance Due 21.11
Was read, WHEREUPON, on motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to issue warrant in amount of $21.11, balance due, to Treasurer, State of Florida, c/o State Director of Civil Defense.
STATEMENT FROM PAUL REED, TAX COLLECTOR, showing amounts of 1961 taxes collected on real estate and personal property within the corporate limits by cities and towns for Road & Bridge Purposes, was read as follows:
Astatula $ 174.53
Lady Lake 223.79
Fruitland Park 479.49
Mount Dora 2,982.22
The above amounts are 50% of the collections on the basis of .315 mills, total levy for 1961 being .63 mills.
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Babb and carried that the 1961 taxes collected on real estate and personal property within the corporate limits of the cities listed for road and bridge purposes be distributed to the cities as listed in the letter from Tax Collector Reed.
MICROFILM PRINTER: RENTING OF
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that Clerk Owens be authorized to rent from Xerox Corp. the 1824 Microfilm Printer with the universal input head which rents for $205.00 per month, which includes the first 2000 copies. Copies in excess of 2000 will be at $.02 each.
INSURANCE ON LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUILDING
Letter from Mrs. Lucile C. Tally, Agent for American Universal Ins. Co., enclosing Policy FF09-9202 replacing policy expiring June 11, 1962 on this building in amount of $15,000.00 was read. The Board agreed to leave the coverage as is.
ALEXANDER SPRINGS ROAD S-445
Clerk Owens read a copy of letter from Karl Lehmann to Richey Green of the State Road Department re: “no trucks allowed” on this road, also reply of Mr. Green in which he stated – “To get a reduction in the load limit on this highway, we need a Resolution from the County Commissioners of Lake County which we will submit to the Road Board, if we get it, for action. The Road Board does have the final say on this.” Mr. Duncan was instructed to take this matter up with Mr. Green.
COUNTY DEED conveying to C. V. Griffin Groves Company Lots 8, 9 and 14 in Block C – Howey, for the consideration of $470.00, was authorized executed by the Clerk and Chairman on motion of Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried.
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, that the action of the Clerk and Chairman in approving the applications of LeRoy Harris and Claude Anderson for admittance to the T. B. Hospital be approved.
Clerk Owens presented 3 quotations on 2-steel case, legal 3-drawer cabinets, as follows:
Bowen Supply Company FOB Tavares 2 – 3 drawer cabinets total $178.00
R & R Office Supply, Inc. Orlando 2 – 3 drawer cabinets 117.00 each
Leesburg Typewriter Service ($95.00 each)2 – 3 drawer cabinets 190.00
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried that Clerk Owens be authorized to purchase two steel case legal 3-drawer cabinets from Bowen Supply Company, Plant City, at the price of $178.00 total F.O.B. Tavares, Florida, this being the low bid.
Engineer Givens presented 3 quotations on two 5-drawer cabinets and base as follows:
Skipper’s Office Supplies &
Equipment $112.00 each $224.00
Less discount 39.50
F & R Office Supply, Inc.
Orlando $ 99.02 each $198.04
George Stuart, Inc.
Orlando $119.25 each $238.50
Less 15% discount
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that Engineer Givens be authorized to purchase the two 5-drawer cabinets from Skipper’s Office Supplies & Equipment, Leesburg, at the price of $202.00.
Clerk Owens presented quotation from Remington Rand on a R-R Densitometer (meter type) in amount of $255.00 f.o.b. Indianapolis, Indiana.
(SEE PAGE 86 for motion re Microfilm Printer, Renting Of)
Clerk Owens presented quotation from Xerox Corp., Tampa for renting 914-Office Copier for $95.00 per month, which includes first 2000 copies and all copies in excess of 2000 will be at $.03-1/2 each. There is no purchase price established for this machine as it is not available for sale.
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, that Clerk Owens be authorized to rent a 914 Office Copier for the sum of $95.00 per month which includes the first 2000 copies – all copies in excess of 2000 will be at $.03-1/2 each.
NEW APPOINTMENT ON ZONING BOARD
Commr. Babb reported to the Board that Mr. John Nelson of Umatilla has resigned from the Zoning Board and he will appoint Mr. Henry Self to fill the vacancy. Clerk Owens instructed to notify Mr. Self of the appointment.
REVISED ESTIMATED SECONDARY FUNDS FOR 1962-1963 budget filed.
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, that the payroll for the month of May be approved for payment.
CERTIFICATE OF BOARD OF COUNTY CANVASSERS DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ELECTION HELD ON 29TH day of May 1962 was filed with the Board
THE FOLLOWING LETTERS WERE FILED WITH THE BOARD:
State Auditing Dept. Re: Renting county-owned “Seaman Mixer” to a subdivision developer – suggested to submit the request to Atty Gen.
Florida Development Commission: Re: Resolution requesting $475.95 accumulated Aircraft registration fees.
Florida Audubon Society: Re: Resolution setting aside the 5 floating islands in Lake Griffin as Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Florida State Road Department:
Telegram Re: S-478 low bidder is Brinson – Allen Construction Co. of Tampa for $152,039.80
Telegram Re: Pedestrian overpass over SR 19 low bidder is Fairchild Construction Co. of Monticello for $50,286.00
SR S-450 signs on dangerous curve West of SR 19
Job No. 11505-3601 SR S-466A East of Fruitland Park North to Eagle Nest Road – Typical Section signed
A. Max Brewer, SRD –
Re: Resolution requesting SR 44 from LaRoe’s corner to E. City limits of Eustis be included in 1962-63 budget
RE: Budget for 1962-63: Resolution pertaining to certain Roads
Crenshaw Equipment Co: Re: Order for machinery. Will be shipped at earliest practicable date to County Barn Eustis.
State T. B. Board: RE: Change in per diem & discharge of Reuben Gordon; John William Bynum; Eva Mae Robinson and Walter Carr.
Copy of Letter from C. E. Duncan to W. R. Peavy, Jr. Re: Boat Ramps – one on Lake Joanna and one on Dead River.
FOLLOWING REPORTS FILED WITH THE BOARD:
J. C. Hunter, Service Officer
R. E. Norris, County Agent and two assistants
Marian Valentine, Home Demo Agent and 1 assistant – also Secretary’s report
Fine & Forfeitures and Cost Report of County Judge for the month of May 1962
/s/ FRANK E. OWENS /s/ O. M. SIMPSON