MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
monday – october 8, 1962
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the County Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse at Tavares on Monday, February 5, 1962, at 10:00 a.m., with the following present: Chairman Simpson; Commissioners Theus, Cowart, Dykes, and Babb; Clerk Owens; and Commr. Elect Livingston. (Attorney Duncan was absent on vacation.)
The Board was called to order by Chairman Simpson.
Commr. Theus gave the invocation.
On a motion by Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the minutes of the meetings of August 6 and 13 and September 4, 10, and 14 were approved as read.
On a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Theus and carried:
Dist No. 1 – no changes were made
Dist No. 2 – R. A. Butler, 241 E. Broad St., Groveland for $40 per month was cancelled.
Dist No. 3 – Mrs. Dorothy Durden, Box 41, Astatula for $24 per month was cancelled.
Dist No. 4 – no changes were made
Dist No. 5 – Mrs. Mable Bedgood c/o A. R. Matteson, RFD Hwy 19, Lake Dorr Trailer Park, Umatilla for $20 per month was cancelled.
small claims court bids on furniture
Mr. Howell Hopson, architect, was present and stated the bids received last Monday were taken under advisement, and now he advises the Board that no approval of substituted material was asked for prior to the date of bidding; therefore, he recommends that all bids be rejected and he be authorized to readvertise; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, the Board accepted the recommendations of the architect, that all bids be rejected on furniture for the small claims court, and that Mr. Hopson be authorized to readvertise for bids to be taken on November 5, 1962.
furnishings for the juvenile shelter
Mr. Hopson stated the estimated cost of the furnishings will not exceed $3,300. He stated he will meet with the representatives of the Board of Visitors Wednesday and go over the items they want. Mr. Hopson presented Change Order No. One in the amount of $1,369.50, which provides for the painting of all portions of the existing building that are not in the original contact; also provides for tile wainscots and certain accessories that were not included in the original drawings for economy reasons. On a motion by Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the Change Order No. One was approved. Mr. Hopson stated the original contract is $25,442. Change Order No. One is $1,369.50. The total estimate now including the equipment will be $31,918.00.
Mr. Hopson presented the bill of David D. Morris, contractor, on the Juvenile Shelter for partial payment No. One in the sum of $8,343.00. On a motion by Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the bill of David D. Morris, contractor, for partial payment No. One in the sum of $8,343 was approved and paid out of the new budget.
Mr. Lehmann appeared before the Board and presented a proper resolution for adoption and to be passed on to the municipalities; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, the following resolution was adopted:
WHEREAS, the Florida State Legislature has enacted certain laws with respect to Continuity of State and Local Governments, namely: Chapter 59-447 of the Florida Statutes, and
WHEREAS, the aforementioned Statute provides for emergency interim succession to executive offices of the State’s political subdivisions and authorizes political subdivisions to enact resolutions and ordinances relating to the subject,
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the following line of emergency succession in the event of a local or national emergency be established for the County of Lake:
Chairman of Board of Commissioners, vacancy to be filled by the Vice-Chairman
Clerk of the Court and of the Board of County Commissioners, vacancy to be filled by the Chief Deputy.
Sheriff, vacancy to be filled by the Chief Deputy.
Director of Civil Defense, vacancy to be filled by the Chief Deputy.
Judiciary: Judge of Circuit Court, vacancy to be filled by the State’s Attorney.
County judge, vacancy to be filled by the County Attorney.
County Superintendent of Public Instruction, vacancy to be filled by the Assistant Superintendent.
Tax Collector, vacancy to be filled by Chief Deputy.
Tax Assessor, vacancy to be filled by Chief Deputy.
County Health Director, vacancy to be filled by the Director of Nursing.
Passed and duly adopted this 8th day of October, 1962.
(signed by Clerk and Chairman)
Mr. Harold C. Schaefer, Mr. Jack Purdum, Mr. H. C. Mueller, and Mr. T.C. Hanson appeared before the Board and offered objections to the construction of this road being done before other roads that seem more important. Mr. Schaefer asked if SR 44 is going to be one of the roads that will not be done as a result of building SR S-433. Mr. Simpson advised him that SR 44 is a primary road. He then asked what secondary roads will not be done this year by elevating SR S-433 to high priority. Mr. Dykes advised that the State Road Department makes the final decisions. Mr. Purdum also spoke against the construction of SR S-433. Mr. Simpson stated that Lake County has put in applications for a group of primary and secondary roads, but have no control over what the State Road Department will do. Mr. Mueller stated he hopes that the Board will negotiate with Tallahassee to trade R S-433 and put the money on S-561 which is very much needed. He gave the Commissioners a copy of the resolution adopted by Lake County Farm Bureau re this road. Mr. Hanson stated if the Board is working for the citizens who live in Lake County, you will cut down on the expense. Mr. Simpson stated that Mr. Brewer said that Lake County got a tremendous share of the money allocated for the Fifth District for primary roads.
Marian Valentine, Home Demo. Agent, appeared before the Board and presented three quotations on drapes for the Agricultural Center as follows:
Cooper’s Fabric Center, Eustis
24 2-way draw traverse rods, installed
2 1-way draw traverse rods for front door installed
Installed and all labor for the sum of $525.00
Boyd’s Furniture & Hardware, Leesburg $663.55
Cotton Cottage, Inc., Mount Dora $631.72
On a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, Mrs. Valentine was authorized to purchase the drapes for the Agricultural Center from Cooper’s Fabric Center at the price of $525.00.
Commr. Theus filed a warrant from Orange Memorial Hospital in the amount of $21 representing a refund in the bill of Russell D. Gabhart, which was paid by insurance.
report on request of waterman memorial hospital for financial aid
Report from Dr. Hall and Myrtle Sudderth on the request of Waterman Memorial Hospital for financial aid in the treatment of a special group of indigent patients. The list of these patients was previously given to Dr. Hall and Mrs. Sudderth for investigation. Now they report as follows:
Section #1 – Non-residence of Lake County – 18 patients – amount $6,561.23
Section #2 – County paid in full on indigent program, 6 patients – amt. $2,310.45
Section #3 – Not eligible on County indigent Program, 10 $2,363.02
(6 of these cases were child delivery)
Section #4 – State Welfare Cases, 17 days - amount $3,434.59
(used 30 days or otherwise ineligible)
Section #5 – Cases unknown to County or State Welfare, 17 patients amt. $2,519.54
(unable to secure information)
AMOUNT REQUESTED BY WATERMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL $17,188.83
Number of cases – 68
Number of days – 609
Total current ward rate per day $13.00
Semi-private rooms per day $15.00
Private rooms rate per day $18.00 and $20.00
Indigent State-County rate per day $30.42
South Lake Memorial Hospital also presented a bill in the amount of $9,416 for indigents.
After a lengthy discussion on the payment of money to the hospitals, Commr. Theus moved that all the bills be turned down. This motion was seconded by Commr. Dykes and unanimously carried.
Motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried that Clerk Owens be instructed to write a letter to the Waterman Memorial Hospital and South Lake Memorial Hospital stating why the County is not in a position to pay these bills. (Mrs. Sudderth to send draft of letter to be sent).
Mr. Lehmann appeared before the Board and presented the “Surplus Property Agent Certification” approved by the Florida State Office of Civil Defense and Florida Development Commission Surplus Property Division. This copy is also signed by Karl Lehmann, Director of Civil Defense; Frank E. Owens, Clerk of the Court; and O. M. Simpson, Chairman of Board of County Commissioners. Also signed by the Alternate Agents. (Copy filed.)
plans for construction of concrete bridge, lake norris road
Mr. Newman, engineer, appeared before the Board and presented the plans for this bridge and stated the estimated cost is $10,000. One copy of the plans was filed with the Board. Motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried that the plans for the concrete bridge over Blackwater Creek on Lake Norris Road as prepared by Engineer Newman be accepted. Bids to be received on October 2, 1962.
recess and reassembly
Adjourned for lunch, and reconvened at 1:45 p.m.
The Board was called to order by Chairman Simpson.
D. M. Lantz of Leesburg appeared before the Board re: application for the position of County Service Officer. He was advised the Board will consider the applications on October 15.
Brad Hester of Leesburg also appeared before the Board re: application for the position of County Service Officer.
These two gentlemen were informed that the Board has decided that the salary for the position of County Service Officer will be $4,200 per year.
increase in salary for assistant county service officer
Motion of Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried that the salary of Julia Hoverstock, assistant county service officer, be increased to $350 per month as of October 1, 1962, which is an increase of $50 per month.
Motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried that Clerk Owens be authorized to transfer from the Contingency Item in the General Revenue Fund $600 to Item #671-2.
Frank Fernandez, attorney, again appeared before the Board re closing of a road in Raven Subdivision and abandonment of the Subdivision. He filed Proof of Publication of Notice of Intention to close and abandon the right of way and Raven Subdivision; also Petition as follows:
PETITION FOR CLOSING AND ABANDONING ROAD RESERVED BY WARRANTY DEED RECORDED IN DEED VOLUME 137, PAGE 283, AND ABANDONMENT OF RAVEN SUBDIVISION FILED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 27. BOTH IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TO: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
APPLICATION IS HEREBY MADE for the closing and abandoning of road right of way set out in a Deed, pursuant to F. S. 336.09, being Chapter 299.65, Section 49 of the 1955 Florida Law and for the abandonment of Raven Subdivision Plat subdividing the SW ¼ and SE ¼, Section 23, Township 21 South, Range 26 East, pursuant to F. S. 192.29 and 192.30.
The road right of way set out in the Deed which is sought to be closed and abandoned was given no name, but the legal description is as follows:
The north 30 feet and the east 30 feet of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 4, Township 22 South, Range 26 East.
In support thereof, your Petitioner would show unto this Honorable Board the following:
1. Said road right of way is not within the corporate limits of any city, and the adjoining property owners have paid County tax on said land making up said right of way.
2. Said right of way has not become in anywise necessary for use by the traveling public nor has said right of way ever been improved or used for traveling by the general public but rather has been considered by the adjoining property owners as their own land and portions of which has been set out with fruit trees and is a part of a grove owned and operated by the Petitioners.
3. The said right of way is a dead end right of way and would never be opened since it would not serve any useful purpose.
4. Your Petitioners are the fee simple owners of the following described parcels of land which immediately join said right of way sought to be closed and abandoned: The NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 4, 22 South, Range 26 East; the W ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 3, Township 22 South Range 26 East; The SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ , Section 33, Township 21 South, Range 26 East (being all of Block 2; Lots 1 through 12 inclusively and the East 93.3 feet of Lots 13 through 24 inclusively of Block 3, map of Raven Subdivision, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 27, Public Records of Lake County, Florida, including a portion of the dedicated streets therein).
Title to the aforementioned lands is presently vested in Sandor A. Levinsohn and Beatrice Levinsohn, his wife, as tenants of the entirety of an undivided one-half interest; and Moses C. Sucoff and Sadie Sucoff, his wife, as tenants of the entirety of an undivided one-half interest, it being the intention of the Grantees that the Levinsohns and the Sucoffs hold their respective interest as tenants in common as exhibited in the Warranty Deed dated May 11, 1956 in Deed 383, Page 476, Public Records of Lake County Florida.
The NE ¼ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼; and the W ½ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ all in Section 33, Township 21 South, Range 26 East (Being all of Blocks 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, and the West 56.7 feet of Lots 13 through 24, inclusively, of Block 3, map of Raven Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 27, Public Records of Lake County, Florida, including portions of dedicated streets therein.)
Title to the aforementioned lands is presently vested in Anthony F. Stecher, as trustee for Anthony F. Stecher, Jerome S. Stecher, and Joseph L. Stecher, each having an undivided one-third interest in said property as exhibited in the Warranty Deed dated October 24, 1949 and filed November 7, 1949 in Deed Book 291, Page 59 and 60, Public Records of Lake County, Florida.
5. The parties hereinbefore mentioned are the owners of all of the lots and blocks in Raven Subdivision filed in Plat Book 9, Page 27, Public Records of Orange County, Florida, and own all of the property on either side of the roads sought to be closed and abandoned.
6. The closing and abandoning by the County Commissioners of said road right of way and the plat of Raven Subdivision will not affect the ownership of persons owning other parts or parcels in said area.
WHEREFORE, your Petitioners pray that the Board of County Commissioners adopt a resolution closing and abandoning the following road right of way: The north 30 feet and the east 30 feet of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 4, Township 22 South, Range 26 East, as set out in the Warranty Deed dated December 9, 1926 and filed December 20, 1926 in Deed Volume 137, Page 283, Public Records of Lake County, Florida, and recited in the following Deeds by subsequent owners:
Warranty Deed dated March 5, 1927 and filed June 29, 1931 in Deed Volume 153, Page 480;
Warranty Deed dated July 15, 1932 and filed November 29, 1933 in Deed Volume 160, Page 343;
Warranty Deed dated November 29, 1933 and filed December 13, 1933 in Deed Volume 160, Page 344.
all in the Public Records of Lake County, Florida, and upon abandoning the same, return said 30-foot right of way to your Petitioners, Sandor A. Levinsohn, Beatrice Levinsohn, Moses C. Sucoff, and Sadie Sucoff, the rightful property owners already having title to said lands as hereinbefore enumerated and further pray that the Board of County Commissioners adopt a resolution abandoning the plat of Raven Subdivision according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 27, Public Records of Lake County, Florida, and that so much of the abandoned roads of Raven Subdivision as are included in the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼, Section 33, Township 21 South, Range 26 East be returned to your Petitioners, Sandor A. Levinsohn, Beatrice Levinsohn, Moses C. Sucoff, and Sadie Sucoff and that so much of the abandoned roads of Raven Subdivision as are included in the N ½ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼; and the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 33, Township 21 South, Range 26 East be returned to Anthony F. Stecher, as trustee for Anthony F. Stecher, Jerome S. Stecher and Joseph L. Stecher, the remaining Petitioners herein.
(Sandor A. Levinsohn, Beatrice Levinsohn, Moses C. Sucoff, Sadie Sucoff, Anthony F. Stecher, Jerome S. Stecher, and Joseph L. Stecher)
WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, the following resolution was adopted:
resolution for closing and abandoning roads, reserved by warranty deed in deed volume 137, page 283, and raven subdivision, plat book 9, page 27, lake county, florida
Pursuant to Florida Statutes 336.09, being Chapter 29965, Section 49 of the Laws of Florida of 1955 and Florida Statutes 192.29 and 192.30, a Petition was filed with the Board of County Commissioners to vacate, abandon and disclaim the following roads and plat in Lake County, Florida:
The North 30 feet and the East 30 feet of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 4, Township 22 South, Range 26 East, and
Raven Subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 27, Public Records of Lake County, Florida;
AND FURTHER pursuant to said act, notice of a public hearing before the Board of County Commissioners on Monday, the 4th day of June, 1962, at 11:0 a.m. was published in the Eustis Lake Region News, a newspaper of general circulation in Lake County, Florida, on the 3rd and 10th day of May, 1962, prior to the date stated therein for such hearing; and
No one having appeared before the said Board of County Commissioners in opposition to the same and the Board finding that the vacating, abandoning and disclaiming of the above-described roads and subdivision will not operate to the detriment of the County or public, it is hereby resolved that the above-described roads and subdivision be and the same are hereby vacated, abandoned and disclaimed as of this date, and the County renounces any rights, title, and interest in and to said described roads and subdivision; and
IT IS FURTHER resolved that a notice of the adoption of this resolution by this Board be published one time in a newspaper of general circulation in Lake County, Florida, within thirty days hereafter; and
IT IS FURTHER resolved that the proof of this publication of notice of the public hearing attached to the Petition herein may be withdrawn therefrom and this resolution as adopted and the proof of publication of notice of the adoption of this resolution by this Board may be recorded in the Official Records Books of Lake County, Florida.
DULY ADOPTED this 8th day of October, 1962 by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida.
(Signed by Commissioners and sealed)
bids received for insurance on equipment
Notice having been advertised for bids on insurance on County property (equipment), the following bids were received:
Clerk Owens read the Notice to Bidders:
Nationwide Insurance – D. Carl Smith, Leesburg
Proposition No. 3, grand total $7,284.71
Associated Company, Box 335, Leesburg
The Home Insurance Indemnity Co., 34 Peachtree St., N. E. Atlanta 3, Georgia
Proposal No. 4, premium 3 years $2,285.00
Lake County Insurer’s Board, Inc., Leesburg
Proposal No. 1 $3,017.76
Proposal No. 2 $1,780.13
Proposal No. 3 $5,030.63
Proposal No. 4 $2,086.79
Proposal No. 5 $ 899.96
Carpenter, Box 699, Leesburg
Total advance premium $5,671.38
First National Ins. Agency, Inc., 200 N. 4th St., Leesburg
#4 $ 726.00
Total Annual Premium for all coverages $15,886.52
#4 $ 726.50
#4 $ 562.96
AFTER DISCUSSION of the bids by some of the agents present, a motion was made by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried that the bids be taken under advisement until October 2.
fish killing program
J. A. Boyd, President of the Leesburg Chamber of Commerce, and Bryon Herlong, Director, appeared before the Board and requested assistance from the Board in the fish-killing program in Lake Griffin – would like for the County to pay one-fourth over a period of two years. Mr. Boyd stated we got a survey from the Florida Game & Fresh Water Fish Commission, Ed Magill, Chairman, and they recommend that the rough fish be poisoned. One application may be sufficient, but may have to come back in one or two years. The total cost for three applications would be thirty thousand dollars. The state will pay one half of this. The state wants to get started on this program. Mr. Boyd also stated we hope the Commissioners will see fit to go along on this basis – to pay $5,000 or $3,700 over a two-year period. After discussion on the program, a motion was made by Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried that the Board assist with the program of killing rough fish in Lake Griffin up to a maximum of $2,500 for one year.
On a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the County will not be responsible for the disposition of the dead fish.
On a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to transfer $2,500 from the Contingency Item in the General Revenue Fund to Item #687.
golfview estates plat
Harry Padgett appeared before the Board and presented the Plat of Golfview Estates, which adjoins Pine Meadow Golf Course in Section 36-18-26, also is adjacent to a hard surface road. The Plat has been approved by the Zoning Commission. He presented title insurance Policy No. X-269-222 issued by Lawyers Title Insurance Corp, showing no mortgages, but subject to easement for a canal along the south side. A letter from the Lake County Health Department with a letter from Mid-State Engineers Inc. attached states “Based on the report of Mid-State Eng. Inc., these lots are apparently suitable for septic tank installation.” WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the Plat of Golfview Estates was approved.
T. O. Moorhead, County Surveyor, appeared before the Board in regard to a survey he made in 1958 on some property belonging to Mrs. Rebel. He presented an aerial plat of the property. He stated the Zoning Commission approved this tentatively. There is no road into the property. The Board advised that he will have to provide ingress and egress for the residents.
dredging in dora canal
C. S. McDaniel, R. appeared before the Board re dredging a boat basin into the Dora Canal for a trailer court. He presented a rough outline of where he wants to put the boat basin and asked the Board for permission to do the dredging. He was advised that he will have to wait until Mr. Duncan, attorney for the Board, is here, and he will have to consult the Water Authority about this.
Bill Bryant and another salesman appeared before the Board re group insurance on County employees. He was advised that the Board would have to take bids, as they could not recommend to the employees any one company. Therefore, a motion was made by Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried that Clerk Owens be authorized to advertise for bids for group insurance on County employees, similar to the insurance recommended by Bill Bryant. Bids may be taken on November 12, 1962, if they get data for specifications.
It was brought to the attention of the Board that Joe Spires, guard, should have a raise in salary to $1.25 per hour beginning October first. On a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, the salary of Joe Spires, guard, is to be raised to $1.25 per hour beginning October first.
zoning commission employee
Bob Webb, Zoning Director, brought to the attention of the Board that H. S. Whitehead has worked for the Zoning Department for three years as an Inspector at the same salary, and he would like to have a raise for him to $350 per month, which will be less than the other two inspectors are getting; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the salary of H. S. Whitehead, Zoning Inspector, was increased to $350 per month beginning October 1, 1962.
On a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to transfer from the Contingency Item in the General Fund the sum of $300 to Item #676-3.
On a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, the salary of Bob Webb, Zoning Director, was raised to $500 per month beginning October 1, 1962. (This raise was recommended by Chairman Simpson.)
On a motion by Commr. Cowart, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to transfer from the Contingency Item in the General Revenue Fund the sum of $300 to Item #676-8.
Mr. Webb requested that the salary of the Secretary to the Zoning Commission be raised from $215 to $225 per month; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the salary of the Secretary to the Zoning Commission was raised to $225 as of October 1, 1962 and Clerk Owens instructed to transfer from the Contingency Item in the General Revenue Fund the sum of $120 to Item #676-9.
application for planner for lake county zoning commission
Clerk Owens read the application of H. J. Hampton III, Leesburg. Mr. French said he had two other applications, but they had decided on this one. Mr. Theus stated if we are going to offer him the job, make the salary at $475.
On a motion by Commr. Dykes, second by Commr. Theus and carried, H. J. Hampton was to be hired as Lake County Planner at a monthly salary of $475 with travel expense to begin work as of November 1, 1962. Mr. French will advise him and see if he will accept the job at $475 per month.
sr 19 setback for buildings
Mr. Babb advised the Board that Richey Green, District R/W Agent for the State Road Department, has requested that all buildings be set back 100 feet from the right of way present on SR 19; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, Bob, Zoning Director, was authorized to work with Mr. Green in preparing the proper setback for buildings on SR 19.
quotations on mimeograph machine and counter for zoning department:
Skipper’s, Leesburg $310.00
Simons Equipment Co., Leesburg $375.00
Southern Printing Co., Eustis $331.00
On a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the low bid of Skipper’s to furnish Lake County one Bohn Rex-Rotary, M-4, electric automatic inker and counter for the sum of $310 was accepted.
Bob Webb, Zoning Director, appeared before the Board and presented the application of W. P. Miller and Madelaine Crowder for change in zoning from R-2 to C-1 on property in Shore Acres No. 3 North of Eustis; WHEREUPON, on a motion by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, the following resolution was adopted:
WHEREAS, the Lake County Zoning Commission did on the 27th day of September, 1962, after due notice of hearing, review the application for changes and revisions of the zoning of certain areas in Lake County and did approve certain changes as requested in the particular application hereinafter set forth, subject to approval of the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County; and the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County having reviewed said applications and recommendations designated after the description:
1. The South 35 feet of Lot 10, Block D, according to the Plat of Shore Acres No. 3, west of Bay Street in the City of Eustis, filed and recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 83, public records of Lake County, Florida; ALSO: that closed portion of Bay Street, West of Lot 10, Block D, and East of Lot 1, Block A, in said Shore Acres No. 3, now classified and zoned R-2 (Residential), be, and the same is hereby amended, changed, and rezoned to Classification C-1 (Commercial).
sr s-433 – job no. 11580-3602
Mr. Owens read a letter from the Lake County Property Owners League, Inc. re SR S-433 and inquired about answering the letter. Mr. Simpson advised that this was taken care of this morning verbally when the delegation was here.
A copy of a letter from John R. Phillips, Chairman of the State Board Department, stating bids will be taken at 10:30 a.m. on October 23, 1962 on this project was read by Clerk Owens.
A copy of a letter from Clerk Owens to the State Road Department was read as follows: “As requested by your office by telephone this morning, I am enclosing herewith original deed from N. K. Winston-Sanson Florida Corporation to Lake County conveying land in Sections 31 and 30 in Township 19 S, Range 29 East (SR S-433), recorded in Official Record Book 213, pages 600-601 on September 6, 1962.”
florida power corporation
A copy of a letter from Sheriff McCall to Fred S. Conrad Construction Co. enclosing a copy of a letter from Florida Power Corporation showing a balance of $808.66 due them for power used during the construction period of the Lake County Jail was read. Mr. Owens advised the Board that the Sheriff said he would not pay this bill, as the Company failed to give it to him when settling all bills. No action was taken by the Board.
job no. 11670 – sr S470 – okahumpka to sumter county line
A letter from SRD inquiring about the title search which they expected September 1 and Mr. Owens reply stating the title search should be forwarded within about a week was read and filed.
On a motion by Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the following named persons were designated Clerks and Inspectors to serve on the Election Boards in the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 1962 and that the names be published one time in the Daily Commercial, Leesburg, Florida, eleven days before the Election.
astor – precinct #1
VOTING PLACE – Community Center
Clerk: Otis Lee
Inspectors: Mary Murnan, Bertha Lucas, and Mae Tavares (R)
altoona – precinct #2
VOTING PLACE – Community Center
Clerk: G. M. Jackson
Inspectors: Vera Van Selus, Ruth Allen, Chas Perkins (R)
Paisley – precinct #3
VOTING PLACE – School Building
Clerk: John W. Jones
Inspectors: John Gehman, Jacob N. Wade, and Fred W. Ritz (R)
cassia – precinct #4
VOTING PLACE – School House
Clerk: Phyllis Freeman
Inspectors: Mittie P. Chandley, Alto N. Royal, Alden M. MacRabie (R)
sorrento – precinct #5
VOTING PLACE – Community House
Clerk: James W. Geddes
Inspectors: Mrs. William R. Paul, George Clark, Fran H. Bussey (R)
eustis – precinct #6
VOTING PLACE – - Recreation Center
Clerk: S. B. Johnson
Inspectors: Claude Crane, Ollie Mae Dillars, Josephine Stearns, Clayton Bishop (R)
umatilla – PRECINCT #7
VOTING PLACE – New City Hall
Clerk: Adelia K. Owens
Inspectors: Virginia W. Trowell, Virginia R. Douglass, Tom Caldwell, Lillian S. Kimball, Arthur B. Brew (R)
grand island – precinct #8
VOTING PLACE – Community House
Clerk: Marie Persons
Inspectors: Kathleen Stevens, Wilma Jones, Arizona Ward, and Priscilla Smith (R)
lisbon – precinct #9
VOTING PLACE – Haynes Creek Recreation Center
Clerk: Lena Gastfield
Inspectors: J. S. Gwaltney, Thomas Abner Register, and J. O. Grigsby (R)
leesburg – precinct #10
VOTING PLACE – New Fire Station
Clerk: Max D. Ammons
Inspectors: Virginia Burleson, Mrs. Cornelia Cobb, Mrs. Belle Chain, J. Locke Williams, Rev. W. H. Graves (R)
lady lake – precinct #11
VOTING PLACE – Community House
Clerk: Tessie Seyler
Inspectors: Louise Reaves, Elaine Anderson, and Mrs. Benjamin Lewis (R)
okahumpka – precinct #12
VOTING PLACE – Hall’s Garage
Clerk: R. D. Merritt
Inspectors: Edna N. Hall, Ellie P. Fussell, and Pauline Deal (R)
yalaha – precinct #13
VOTING PLACE – Bowen Grocery
Clerk: Stanley James
Inspectors: Elgie V. Fowler, Lucy W. Crow, and Edna L. Brown (R)
mascotte – precinct #14
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: R. E. Nash
Inspectors: V. J. Overmiller, T. H. Knight, George O’Brien, and Cleveland M. Kuharske
clermont – precinct #15
VOTING PLACE – Old City Hall
Clerk: Charles B. Roe
Inspectors: Charles B. Roe, Wm. Boyd, John R. McCowen, D. G. Rambo, Howard Young, and Catherine Haynes (R)
montverde – precinct #16
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: Mrs. George Craw
Inspectors: Annie Lou McQuaig, and Ethel Charon (R)
astatula – precinct #17
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: Olive Ingram
Inspectors: Josie Newton, Lillie Mae Lee, Mrs. George A. Williams (R)
lake gem – precinct #18
VOTING PLACE – Hutchins’ Garage
Clerk: Charles Gerald Shadinger
Inspectors: W. A. Keen, Harry J. Hutchins, and Ralph Alberding (R)
tavares – precinct #19
VOTING PLACE – Legion Hut
Clerk: Ben L. Odom
Inspectors: Effie Treadway, Mrs. L. G. Coven, James Rhea, W. P. Allison, and Robert G. Mills (R)
mount dora – precinct #20
VOTING PLACE – Doris Furniture Company
Clerk: Clarence Lee
Inspectors: Alice R. Lee, Mrs. Harold D. Overhiser, Guyla G. Bissell, and Mrs. Rachael K. Sanders (R)
howey – precinct #21
VOTING PLACE – City Hall
Clerk: Vera M. Holland
Inspectors: Henrietta K. Bahl, Sara B. Waddell, and Ernestine a. Wolfe (R)
minneola – precinct #22
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: Millard V. Coggshall
Inspectors: Violet E. Meeker, Mae R. Weaver, Luella Kreutter (R)
groveland – precinct #23
VOTING PLACE – City Hall
Clerk: Albert. S. Brooks
Inspectors: Richard Kurfiss, J. T. Bridges, Otto Langfeldt, and Anne Amos (R)
Ferndale – precinct #24
VOTING PLACE – Community Bldg.
Clerk: Mamie Merritt
Inspectors: Edith Walker, Grace Crawley, and Elizabeth Haury (R)
fruitland park – precinct #25
VOTING PLACE – New City Hall
Clerk: Minnie M. Bass
Inspectors: Carrie B. Lee, Mrs. Raymond Duncan, Mrs. Ruth Hine (R)
leesburg – precinct #26
VOTING PLACE – American Legion Bldg., N. 3rd & Meadow Streets
Clerk: Frank Plate
Inspectors: Glenn Aldrich, George Q. Miller, J. Lamar Tompkins, and Leon Colling (R)
leesburg – Precinct #27
VOTING PLACE – Smith’s Furniture Store
Clerk: Merle E. Nelson
Inspectors: J. T. Vanzile, Robert J. Ritter, James T. Godwin, and Kenneth L. Spring (R)
leesburg – Precinct #28
VOTING PLACE – Penn-Dixie Grocery
Clerk: J. R. Fussell
Inspectors: Louis Charles Kitchen, Elsie L. Commander, and Mrs. R. F. Gray (R)
leesburg – Precinct #29
VOTING PLACE – Casteen’s Grocery
Clerk: Annie Lou Brunson
Inspectors: Mrs. Edgar Ward, Olivia E. Courtoy, Marguerite C. Myer, and Dorothy McCollum (R)
leesburg – Precinct #30
VOTING PLACE – Krueger’s Pet Shop
Clerk: Glyn Faircloth
Inspectors: Charles J. Peper, Raymond Krueger, Clarence L. Benjamin (R)
mount dora – Precinct #31
VOTING PLACE – City Building
Clerk: Henry Beims
Inspectors: Mrs. Paul Snowberger, Mina Wagner, Mildred Hardester, and Percy R. Bohanaon (R)
eustis – Precinct #32
VOTING PLACE – New Phillips 66 S.S., S. Bay Street
Clerk: Dayton Monroe
Inspectors: Rose S. Wingfield, Mrs. Rudy Steinbrecher, Mary R. Terry, Francis Parman (R)
dona vista – Precinct #33
VOTING PLACE – Irvin’s Office
Clerk: Kathlyn C. Cadwell
Inspectors: H. L. Cadwell, Mary McCollough, V. M. Irvin, and H. B. Michelson (R)
airport – Precinct #34
VOTING PLACE – Airport Building
Clerk: Nancy Tobey
Inspectors: Ruby Truby, Audeen Wetzel, and Ocieola L. Bragg (R)
golden triangle – Precinct #35
VOTING PLACE – Riley’s Trailer Park
Clerk: Grady Simpson
Inspectors: Obie Alexander, Elizabeth Penn, and Phyllis Dawson (R)
eustis – Precinct #36
VOTING PLACE – Armory
Clerk: Ruth Wirth
Inspectors: C. A. Golding, Stella Kennedy, Helen A. Hutt, Mary E. Gath, and Phoebe Lightner (R)
EUSTIS PRECINCT #37
VOTING PLACE – Patterson’s Residence Garage
Clerk: Nellie Patterson
Inspectors: Barbara S. Cash, R. A. Getford, and Jessie G. Bailey (R)
STATE OF FLORIDA, COUNTY OF LAKE
We, the Members of the Board of County Commissioners in and for said County and State, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing is a true and correct list of the Clerks and Inspectors selected from Districts Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, to serve on the election Boards in the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 1962.
(Signed by all County Commissioners)
On a motion by Commr. Dykes, seconded by Commr. Babb and carried, the following vouchers were approved:
Road and Bridge Fund 1373 through 1507
General Revenue Fund 1938 through 2122
Fine & Forfeiture Fund 189 through 204
Capital Outlay Reserve (Co B) none
Capital Outlay Reserve (Ag Cen) 43 through 47
South Lake Memorial Hospital 9
State II Mosquito Control 103-108
Bond Int & Sink Fund (Co Bldgs) 4
following letters filed with the board:
Florida Development Commission Notice re inspection on a private airport site Manhattan Grant – application of J. W. Tankersley
Letter from C. E. Duncan re exchange of properties with Lietner. Deeds to be exchanged October 9, 1962
Florida T B Hospital, discharge of Mary Helen Miller was discharged with medical advice.
Copy of letter from Board re meeting in Tampa Monday, October 15 with T/P authority
Lake Co. Rep. Ex. Committee – submitting names of republicans who are willing to serve as Clerks or Inspectors in Precincts 15, 22, 5, and 27
SRD statement of operations for the Sec Funds of Lake Co. for year 1961-1962
A report of the County Welfare worker and the Annual Report of the Lake County TB&H Association were filed.