PROPERTY APPRAISAL ADJUSTMENT BOARD MEETING

SEPTEMBER 22, 1986

     The Property Appraisal Adjustment Board met on Monday, September 22, 1986, at 9:00 a.m. in the Board of County Commissioner's Meeting Room, Lake County Courthouse, Tavares, Florida. Members present at the meeting were: Commr. Thomas J. Windram, Chairman; Commr. C. A. "Lex" Deems; Commr. Glenn C. Burhans; Charles Beals, Lake County School Board (arriving at 2:15 p.m.); C. A. "Chip" Deems, Lake County School Board. Others present were: Ed Havill, Property Appraiser: James C. Watkins, Clerk; Sanford Minkoff, County Attorney's Office; Terri King and Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's  Office; and Toni M. Austin, Secretary.

     James C. Watkins, Clerk, gave the Invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Commr. Deems.

     PROPERTY APPRAISER

     Mr. Ed Havill, Property Appraiser, and Mr. Sanford Minkoff, County Attorney's Office, informed the audience of the new revisions of the Florida Statutes regarding Homestead Exemptions.

     HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS - Approvals

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the following Homesteads, which were approved by Mr. Havill's Office prior to the scheduled meeting:


 

Abramczk, Stanley

Adams, James

 

Jerman, R. F.

Allen, George

Allen, Thomas E.

Apt , Harvey W.

Ault, Donald M.

Baber, Waldo

Barton, Susan

Bass, Phillip E.

Bauserman, Charles L.

Bennis, Evelyn

Black, Richard A.

Boar-wright, Ella Mae

Bogetto, Jr., John

Bolli, Orlando

Bridges, Barry

Brown, Clyde V. & Mccall, Joan M.

Brown, Kenwood L.

Brown Ralph 

Bryant, John R.

Bryant, Rufus E.

Butler, Charline

Byrd, Glen E.

Chavis, Michael R

Clay, Virginia L 

Davis, Bud

De Graw, George A.

De Marco, Virginia Louise

Farmer, Eugene.

Gale, Thomas R..

Geyer , Mary G

Godfrey, C. R.

Hadcock, Doris

Hall, Addie May

Haskell, Hugh J.

Hawkins, Deryl

Hilliker, Gary G.

Hodshon, Deborah Anne

Huff, Francis D. L Loma L.

Jenkins, Melburn W.

Wadleigh, Evelyn C.

Weston, Angelina D. P.

Wilkerson, Bleeker B.

Wright, Maebelle, et al

Schweitzer, Richard

Singleton, Clara

Gemeny, Eula L.


Kell, Edward C.

Kleine, Edna M.

Kohnen, Joseph R.

Kranich, Ruth

Kreinbring, Sr., John E.

Lacey, Louis Hayward

Lane, Gaynelle

Le Blanc, Lawrence M. R.

Martin, P. E.

McLaughlin, Callie J.

McWhorter, Clara K.

Meade, Roy C.

Melnick, Richard.

Miller, Jack C.

Moses, Catherine G.

Newsome, Willie Mae

O'Brien, Robert E..

O'Bryan, Kit Carson

Parker, Annie Elizabeth

Patterson, Jack W.

Peacock, J. T..

Wright, Maebelle, et al

Schweitzer, Richard

Singleton, Clara

Gemeny, Eula L.

Riedy, Phyllis L.

Robinson, Harold W.

Rumer, Claude W.

Rushing, Tatsuo

Scherer, Phyllis A.

Shoup, Ramsey M.

Smith, Daniel A.

Spears, Donald L.

Stone, Kenneth C.

Summerlin, James Russell

Tarpley, Margaret E.

Temple, Will D.

Toney, John

Townsend, Ellis David

Twiss, Eugene

Ulesky, Barbara A.

Van Dalen, William R.

Walker, Moude M.

Whitley, Christopher

Williams, Allie M.

Zent, Inez

Maynard, Belvia

Perry, John H.

Rock, Larry D.

 


     HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS - Written Withdrawals

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board accepted the following written withdrawals of appeal, for those who had been denied Homestead Exemption:


 

Andrejczuk, Edward

Bell, William L.

Bollnert, Hans L.

Boothroy, James

Brandlein, Carl A.

Caldwell, Cliff M.

Canode, Harley

Chamberlain, Leland R.

Clark, Gordon R.

Clutts, Trent B.

Elder, Jr., Kent M.

Fisher, Gordon G.

Gjerseth, Harold P.

Halsell, James

Haunhorst, Leo J.

Hodecker, John H.

Lake Proctor Corporation

Marino, Antonio

Meyer, Alfred E.

Ramer, Carol A.

Robidoux, Melody

Sewell, James F.

Snyder, Glenn J.

Steele, Albertha

Taylor, Nettie A.

Walker, Sr., Douglas R. L

Walker, Jr., Douglas R.

Valdez, Guadalupe


Waller, Luther R.

Wertz, Ruth A.

Widlicka, Rudy

Wilson, Howard D. (Mrs.)

Wright, Robert D.

Baker, Anna Mae

Bowser, Winfred G.

Weber, Robert S.

Kelley, Marvin H.

De Vaney, Walter T.

English, J. B.

Gerth, Earl W.

Griffin, Rosetta L

Christine M.

Hicks, Vera E.

Jones, Harold G.

Mahoney, Collette M.

McCallister, Mary K.

Murdoch, William E.

Richey, Frank E.

Russell, Neta Haise

Smith, Charlie

Spicer, Richard H.

Stevens, Charles W.

Todd, William W.

Melvin, Stephen E.

Stickrod, Woodrow W.

Van Murlen, Cathryn R.

 


 


 

 


     PROPERTY APPRAISAL ADJUSTMENT BOARD PETITIONS

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the following verbal and written withdrawals of petitions to the Property Appraisal Adjustment Board:

1986-l             Dianne H. Seelie

1986-372           Associated Christian Television System, Inc.

1986-391           The Lutheran Church Fla-Ga District

1986-392           The Lutheran Church Fla-Ga District

1986-393           The Lutheran Church Fla-Ga District

1986-401           Steven L. Burley

1986-405           Dr. Marion C. Manning, DDS

1986-409           Royal American Mgmt.

1986-410           Royal American Mgmt.

1986-417           Marvin F. Poer & Co. (McEddy)

1986-418           Marvin F. Poer & Co. (84 Lumber)

1986-419           U.S. Shelter Corp.

1986-426           Diane Curth

1986-386           Florida Trust For Historic

1986-387           W. T. Cox, et al

1986-388           Southeast Partners

1986-389           James Gill

1986-390           James Gill

1986-445           Clarence S. Smith

1986-436           Edward L. McCrory

1986-397           Bret Cipes

1986-395           Lake Hills Plaza Partnership

1986-396           Lake Hills Plaza Partnership

1986-451           Edward F. Bixby

1986-166           A. Wilson Julich

     PROPERTY APPRAISER - HOMESTEADS

     PETITION 1986-90 Felda M. Edgington

     Mrs. Felda Edgington was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that the information supplied to his office indicated a State of California residency.

     At this time the Board reviewed information submitted by Mrs. Edgington.

     Mr. Havill recommended approval based on the information supplied to the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by Mr. Havill, Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-118 H. C. Mueller

     Mr. H. C. Mueller was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board, stating that he was under the assumption that the deadline was March 31, 1986.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the petitioner filed March 25, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-398 Jose A. Pomales

     Mr. Jose Pomales was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     At this time the Board reviewed a sworn affidavit prepared by the petitioner, which was presented to the Board for review.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed September 10, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-454 F. R. Mickler

     Mr. Mickler was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, as the Petitioner filed March 3, 1986, due to the deadline date for filing being on the weekend.

     PETITION 1986-63 Brian E. Weed

     Mrs. Brian E. Weed was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, as the Petitioner filed March 3, 1986, due to the deadline date for filing being on the weekend.

     PETITION 1986-103 Murrel W. Lancaster

     Mr. and Mrs. Murrel Lancaster was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Pennsylvania residency, with the petitioner filing for Homestead on January 7, 1986.

     Mr .and Mrs. Lancaster submitted petitions and legal documentation for review by the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-113 May McDonald.

     Mr. McDonald was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Kentucky res dency, with the Petitioner filing for Homestead on January 21, 1986.

     Mr. McDonald presented the Board with a document for the of purchasing the property.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner did not meet residency requirements.

     PETITION 1986-21 Luther S. Fender

     Mr. Fender was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that the records in his office indicated another name on the deed, with the applicant not having legal or beneficial title to the property.

     At this time Mr. Havill requested a postponement of this petition, until a copy of Mr. Fender's deed could be obtained for review by the Board.

     PETITION 1986-53 James H. Smith

     Mr. Gerald Smith, on behalf of his son, was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed March 5, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-107 Hunter A. Le Grow

     Mr. Le Grow was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Maryland resi  ency.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner did not meet residency requirements.

     PETITION 1986-134 Edward Spicer

     Mr. Spicer was present to discuss the denial of Homestead

Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Indiana residency.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner did not meet residency requirements.

     PETITION 1986-114 Louis L. Milam

     Mr. and Mrs. Louis Milam were present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Virginia resi- ency.

     Mr. Milam submitted documentation from neighbors indicating occupancy of residency, December 28, 1985.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved Homestead Exemption, based on documentation submitted for review.

     PETITION 1986-21 Luther S. Fender (CONT'D.)

     Mr. Havill informed the Board that the deed for Mr. Fender had been reviewed and was found to be in proper order, and he had filed on time. At this time Mr. Havill recommended approval of Homestead Exemption.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, based on legal documentation.

     PETITION 1986-375 Kenneth Llewelyn

     Mrs. Llewelyn was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed the illness of Mr. Llewelyn during an extensive time period and indicated that the Llewelyn's have been long time residents of Florida. At this time Mr. Havill recommended approval of Homestead Exemption.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-60 Dennis Ulgener

     Mr. and Mrs. Ulgener were present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, as the Petitioner filed March 3, 1986, due to the deadline date for filing being on the weekend.

     PETITION 1986-180 Helen L. Brown

     Mr. John Schur, appearing in behalf of Mrs. Brown, was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated that Mrs. Brown did not live at the residence in question as of January 1, 1986.

     Mr. Schur stated that Mrs. Brown is ill and in the State of Michigan, but the house has been empty and not rented for approximately four years, and that the property has been maintained by other relatives and neighbors.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, based on the testimony of Mr. Schur.

     PETITION 1986-105 C. Jack Law

     Mr. Law was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Texas residency.

     Mr. Law discussed a deed dated May 14, 1985, and stated that he has lived in the home since that time.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, based on a Letter of Transfer of Church Membership.

     PETITION 1986-85 Paul Conner

     Mr. Conner was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed March 11, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-28 Bernice Griffin

     Mrs. Griffin was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that Mrs. Griffin has an Articles of Agreement dated November, 1984, from Joe and Sue Mullin, owners of the property, and in March, 1985, a Warranty Deed was issued from the Mullins to Anthony Powell, for the same piece of property.

     Mrs. Griffin submitted the Articles of Agreement to the Board for review.

     Mr. Sandy Minkoff, County Attorney, recommended Mrs. Griffin seek legal advice for clear title on the property, and stated that she had enough proof for Homestead Exemption.

     At this time it was noted that the Griffins shall be billed for the property.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, based on legal documentation reviewed.

     PETITION 1986-69 Alex Alexandris

     Mr. Alexandris was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated New York resi- ency.

     Mr. Alexandris stated that he had sold his residence in New York on December 9, 1985, and moved into his Florida residence December 28, 1985.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-237 Ardie Walker Killion, Jr.

     Mrs. Cecilia Killion was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed procedures that had been used with his office to verify Homestead Exemptions. Two letters were sent requesting individuals to appear in his office to verify residency.

     Mrs. Killion discussed the situaton with the Board.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-308 Thomas D. Walbon

     Mr. Walbon was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Minnesota resi- ency.

     Mr. Walbon stated that he moved to Florida and rented property in 1984, and bought a home in March of 1985. He stated that he presently has a Florida drivers license and is employed with a full-time job. He no longer has property or a drivers license in the State of Minnesota.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, based on testimony presented.

     PETITION 1986-229 Harold W. Johnson

     Mr. Johnson was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his office did not receive a response to either of the two letters requesting verification of Florida residency.

     Mr. Johnson stated that he has lived in Florida all of his life.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-123 Everett Ray

     Mr. and Mrs. Everett Ray were present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Washington residency.

     Mrs. Ray stated that she and her husband moved to Florida October 16, 1985. She stated that she does not own any property in the State of Washington, but travels back and forth to Seattle to care for her mother. Therefore, she never had her drivers license changed. Mr. Ray had his license changed in February, 1986.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved Homestead Exemption, based on testimony presented.

     PETITION 1986-74 Earl D. Blair

     Mr. Blair was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Indiana residency, and that he became a Florida resident December 6, 1985, and applied for a Florida drivers license and voters registration in February, 1986. Mr. Havill stated that his application was timely filed.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead based on testimony presented.

     PETITION 1986-277 Gussie M. Ryland

     Mrs. Ryland was present to discuss the denial of Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that no response had been rece Exemption, Homestead ived regarding the two letters requesting verification of Florida residency.

     Mrs. Ryland stated that she has been a resident of Florida all of her life.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-383 Charles T. Nall

     Mr. Nall was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that the Petitioner filed September 5, 1986.

     Mr. Nall stated that he had assumed, after purchasing his home in February, 1985, that he automatically had Homestead Exemption.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed September 5, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-35 Peter Jackson

     Mrs. Jackson was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed March 6, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-442 Hazel Alexander, Jr.

     Mr. Alexander was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed September 15, 1986.

     PETITION 1986-111 Man Hyong Lee

     Mr. Lee was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated California residency. He stated that Mr. Lee did file on time, February 7, 1986.

     Mr. Lee stated that he moved to Florida in December, 1984, and has had an established business in Lake County since that time.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, based on the testimony presented.

     PETITION 1986-36 Robert S. Jackson

     Mr. and Mrs. Jackson were present to discuss the denial of

Homestead Exemption with the Board.

On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed March 3, 1986, due to the deadline date for filing being on the weekend.

     PETITION 1986-373 Andrew W. Pennell

     Mr. Pennell was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that the Petitioner filed on August 26, 1986.

     Mr. Pennell stated that he was in the hospital January 3, 1986, and was released January 22, 1986. He stated that he has been a resident of Florida since 1984.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, based on testimony presented.

     Commr. Burhans was not present for the vote.

     PETITION 1986-91 Albert Epp

     Mr. Epp was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that Mr. Epp filed for Homestead and resiency on January 2, 1986, and recommended approval.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     Commr. Burhans was not present for the vote.

     PETITION 1986-274 Linda Mae Rowe

     Ms. Rowe was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his office had not received any response to the two letters requesting proof of residency.

     Ms. Rowe stated that she has been a resident of Florida for twelve years.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-232 Buford Jones

     Mr. Jones' daughter was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill read a letter submitted to the Board regarding Mr. Jones' whereabouts and the maintaining of his permanent residency in Mt. Dora, Florida.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption,.based on clarification of temporary residency from Mr. Sanford Minkoff, County Attorney's Office, and documentation presented.

     PETITION 1986-200 Delia T. Diaz

     Mrs. Diaz, and her grandson, were present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mrs. Diaz stated that she has been a resident of Florida since 1983.

     Mr. Havill stated that his office requested a notarized letter from a neighbor indicating year-round residency. He recommended approval of the Homestead Exemption, upon receipt of the letter within one week.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, contingent upon the receipt of a notarized letter from a neighbor, within the time frame of one week.

     PETITION 1986-302 Colon Dale Turner

     Mr. Havill informed the Board of a title problem with this particular Homestead Exemption.

     Mrs. Dawn Turner was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board. She stated that she obtained the property on December 30, 1985.

     Mr. Havill stated that he would need to see the deed from Oscar Washington to Colon Turner, and that there was no problem with the Homestead Exemption.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, contingent upon the submission of the deed to the Property Appraiser within a one week period of time, for review.

     PETITION 1986-18 Bobby J. Duncan

     Mr. Duncan was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a problem with property owned by Bobby J. Duncan and Bobby P. Duncan.

     At this time Mr. Havill requested that action be postponed on this petition until further review.

     PETITION 1986-189 Craig A. Crain

     Mr. Crain was present to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that two letters were sent for verification of residency to the petitioner, and both were returned.

     Mr. Crain stated that he has lived in Florida since 1977.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-351 Olga Rebusmen

     Mr. Rebusmen, was present on behalf of his mother, to discuss the denial of Homestead Exemption with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that the house was not livable and was not being taxed. Only the lot was being assessed. He stated that Ms. Rebusmen should receive the $500.00 Widow's Exemption.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carr ied unanimously, the Board approved the $500.00 Widow's Exemption I and denied the Homestead Exemption.

          PETITION 1986-18 Bobby J. Duncan (CONT'D.)

     Mr. Havill informed the Board that verificaton had been made on this particular Homestead Exemption, and that timely filing had been made.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Homestead Exemption, as the Petitioner filed in a timely manner.

     PROPERTY APPRAISER - Petitions

     PETITION 1986-369 Elizabeth B. Dunton

     PETITION 1986-370 Loren A. Dunton

     Elizabeth and Loren Dunton were present to discuss the GreenBelt Exemptions that were denied on several pieces of property that they own.

Mr. Havill discussed the exemption cards that were sent.

     Mrs. Dunton submitted three receipts to Mr. Havill for the Green Belt Exemptions.

     Mr. Havill recommended allowing the Green Belt Exemptions, due to the property being contiguous with other owned property.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and allowed the Green Belt Exemptions as follows:

1986-369, $472,475.00; 1986-370, $82,600.00.

     PETITION 1986-371 Melvin A. & Florence Ramer

     Mr. Ramer was present in opposition of the assessment. He stated that the County has not looked at the garage to be able to estimate the costs.

     On a mot ion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment in the amount of $31,180.00.

     PETITION 1986-382 C. Joe Fisher

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, informed the Board that Mr. Fisher was unable to file for Homestead Exemption this year, and was being assessed in the amount of $29,257.00.

     Mr. Fisher stated that he bought his home for $23,000.00, and requested that his home be compared to his neighbors.

     Mr. Havill requested postponement of this petition, until a computer printout could be obtained for comparison of the surrounding properties.

     HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS - Approval of Late Filings

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the following denial of Homestead Exemptions were approved, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, due to the deadline date for filing being on the weekend:

     1986-2        Marjorie H. Akins       Filed 3-3-86

     1986-4        Herman Bedsole          Filed 3-3-86

     1986-6        John D. Blessing        Filed 3-3-86

     1986-15       Robert Lester Cone, Sr. Filed 3-2-86

     1986-29       Henry Hart              Filed 3-3-86

     1986-30       Luctus Harrison         Filed 3-3-86

     1986-31       Jimmy H. Hays           Filed 3-2-86

     1986-32       Jerry L. Hicks          Filed 3-3-86

     1986-49       Gerald K. Pressley, Jr. Filed 3-3-86

     1986-55       Billy Frank Steele      Filed 3-3-86

     1986-79       Davis Burrell           Filed 3-3-86

     1986-125      Ann Ripley              Filed 3-3-86

     1986-130      Rena E. Sanders         Filed 3-3-86

     RECESS & REASSEMBLY

     At 12:OO noon the Chairman announced that the Board would recess for lunch and reconvene at 1:00 p.m.

     PETITION 1986-382 C. Joe Fisher (CONT'D.)

     Mr . Havill stated that the comparison was made between Mr. Fisher's house and his neighbors, and Mr. Fisher stated that he was satisfied with the proposed assessment made by the Property Appraiser.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment in the amount of $29,257.00.

     PETITION 1986-399 Haywood Warren

     Mr. and Mrs. Haywood Warren were present in opposition of their assessment. Mr. Warren stated that he has a small lot, with only eight feet behind their house.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that the assessment had been adjusted $l,OOO.OO, to the amount of $40,621.00.

     Commr. Burhans stated that he felt the assessment was to high, and proposed an amount of $37.500.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, in the amount of $37,500.00.

     PETITION 1986-400 Bijan Namvar

     Mr. Mazuji, brother-in-law of Mr. Namvar, was present in opposition of the proposed assessment. Mr. Mazuji discussed the surrounding property on Lake Saunders. He stated that the property has been on the market for four years, and he has not received one offer. The askiny price is approximately $35,000.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, in the amount of $25,000.00, as recommended by the Property Appraiser.

     PETITION 1986-403 Marie E. Kemp

     PETITION 1986-404 Marie E. Kemp

     Mr. Ray Kemp was present, on behalf of his mother, to discuss the denial of the Green Belt Exemption.

     Mr. Havill stated that the Petitioner failed to file in a timely manner.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Green Belt Exemption, in both petitions. Mr. Chip Deems was not present for the vote.

     PETITION 1986-402 Cecil Paul Jones, Jr.

     Mr. Jones was present in opposition of the increase in his assessment. He stated that this property was in the vacinity of Lake Yale.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, discussed the Timber Classification.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $14,625.00.

     PETITION 1986-406 Richard A. Bahus

     Mr. Bahus was present in opposition of the increase in his assessment.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that Mr. Bahus' assessment had been adjusted to $107,482.00, due to outside appraisal costs and the market approach.

     Mr. Havill recommended an adjusted assessment, in the amount of $105,000.00, due to the appraisals.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, in the amount of $105,000.00.

     PROPERTY APPRAISER - HOMESTEADS

     PETITION 1986-3 Doris I. Barnes

No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from Phyllis J. Pruitt.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and

 carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-41 Joseph Lavender

     No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Connecticut residency. He discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from Joseph Lavender.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-77 Faye Brower

No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from Faye Brower. He stated that Ms. Brower filed for Homestead on March 21, 1986, and recommended denial.    

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-110 James T. Lewis

No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from James T. Lewis. Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Pennsylvania residency, and that the Petitioner filed for Florida residency in February.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-115 Clyde D. Morehead

No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board. Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from Mrs. Clyde Morehead. Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated Indiana residency.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-287 Elizabeth Stever

No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from Elizabeth Stever. Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated that she was not a legal Florida resident.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-294 George F. Taylor

No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from Hazel E. Taylor. Mr. Havill stated that his records indicated that she was not a legal Florida resident.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption.

     PETITION 1986-301 Barbara Lynn Trumm

     No one was present to discuss this denial with the Board.

     Mr. Havill discussed a letter submitted to the Board for review, from John Montgomery Greene, Attorney-at-Law, in behalf of Barbara Lynn Trumm. Mr. Havill stated that the Homestead is in an Irrevocable Trust, and recommended denial.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Homestead Exemption. 

     HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS - Denials

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the following Homestead Exemptions, as no one appeared in opposition, and no correspondence was received in opposition:


 

Bohn, Edwin & Gertrude

Cagle, Gilmer

Cartier, Armand &

Gillespie, Stephen P.

Fischer, Robert A.

Furman,June Biggar

Hill, Jerome

Kelly, Jr., Fred

McCurdy, Joseph P.

Overla, Robert C.

Provencher, Stephan D.

Shippee, Louise

Smith, Sandra M.

Tripi, Salvatore W.

Vatev, Borislav

Williams, Leo F.

 

 

 

 

Bresciani, Albert B., et al

Carter, Clifford A.

Coven, Charles B.

DeVore, Arthur G.

Follette, Reed C.

Gough, James C.

Hurst, Ben F.

MaGuire, Anne C., et al

Murray, Shirley

Powell, Hurbert L.

Hawthorne Res. Coop.

Assn. Inc.

That Little Corp.

Van Landingham, Robert Warren

West, Richard

Wiliamson, Blanche and

Huntemann Charles

Anderson, Juanita

Brisentine, J. D.

Cole, Dale

Begg, Beulah D.

Cody ,r Joseph B.

Deyloff, James Michael

Durham/Berry, Bernice L.

Gannaway, Joseph V.

Kaminski, Jr., Walter B.

Krughoff, Warren W.

Langford, David W.

LeDuc, Maurice J.

Nealon, Fred

Pitts, Marshall

Robinson, Cecil T.

Sanders, Buford W.

Schaeffer, Dorothy B.

Stone, Larry

Warhock, Saide S.

Windham, James R.

Davis, Harry

Natural Properties Inc.

Whaley, Leonard and

Ford, Edna

Berry, John H.

Cass, Williams N.

Conner, Frances & Jack Earl

Cremese, Henry J.

Davis, Joseph T.

Dempsey, Jack L.

Doran, Charles H.

Figueiredo, S. Holly

Goodwin, Theodore

Grimes, Eldridge

Hall, Wesley H.

Harding, Lula

Herrin, Bessie

Jackson, John L.

Johnson, Ethel W.

Johnson, Orrin Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diefenbach, E. J.

Fitzpatrick, Howard

Jensen, Harold J.

Kelley, Jr., Ralph E.

Lacks, Ralph L.

Leaser, Wyne H.

Marquis, Scott Paul

Overton, Mary E.

Porter, Olin

Rodriguez, Kent H.

Sapp, Willie M.

Smithgall, Jr., Kenneth E.

Thornburg, Martha A.

White, Mary E.

Zaiac, Emma B.

McLucas, M. R., et al

Neil, Bertha

Zajec, Charles

Adams, Elmo

Blodgett, Naomi M. and

Bondzinski, Judith A.

Conley, Donna L.

Crawford, Michael L.

Dahne, James J.

Dean, Betty Jean

Doepp, Albina

Figary, Max

Frazier, Rock D.

Graham, John P.

Hagman, Camille Joan

Hammond, Lillie F. & Jim

Heaton, Donald Les

Holzner, Anne

Jackson, Minnie L.

Johnson, James

Kane, Charles P.

Kelly, Candice L.

Litchfield, Patricia

Mansbridge, Thomas G.

Merrill, Fay

Paxton, W.

Riggs, Gary W.

Owen, Charles W.

Roehm, Beatrice M.

Schoonover, Michael E.

Seidle, Michael A., et al

 


 


 

 

 


Stalder, Ann Mercer

Sullivan, Johnny J., Jr.

Taylor, Rogers

Ward, Dexter E.

Warren, Murie E.

Watson, Mae

Wilson, Georgie M.

Evans, Charles R.

Garner, W. F.

Miller, J. Robert

Muhs, Forrest

Rebits, Fred

Watkins, Gilbert

Stillwell, Annie Faith


 

     PROPERTY APPRAISER - Petitions

     PETITION 1986-407 Royal American Mgmt. - Sunny Hill Apts.

     Mr. Steve Martin, Attorney representing the Property Appraiser's Office, and Mr. Christopher Bates, Attorney, Marvin F. Poer & Company, appeared before the Board to discuss the assessments and income approach for low-income housing.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that an Income Pro-Forma Statement has been supplied using a market gross rental figure with expenses of 45%. He stated that Mr. Havill's Office has limited the expenses to 35%, unless audited could be produced showing an excess of 35% in expenses ,  Mr. Williams stated that a 9% cap rate and a 1 l/2% tax rate is by the corporation.

     Mr. Bates submitted to the Board a publicaton entitled Units 85 for review, along with an Income Pro-Forma for Sunny Hill Apartments for consideration. He stated that all of these low- income proper-ties, which are governmentally subsidized, are having problems with increases in insurance and expenses. He further stated that the Department of HUD directed letters to all government officials requesting relief on the increases. 

     Mr. Williams discussed the HUD principles with the Board.    On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $974,458.00

     PETITION 1986-408 Royal American Mgmt. - Little Oaks Apts.

     Mr. Christopher Bates, Marvin F. Poer & Co., appeared in opposition to the assessment and submitted to the Board an Income Pro-Forma Statement for consideration.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $1,498,620.00.

     PETITION 1986-425 Kathleen P. Martin

     Mrs. Kathleen Martin was present in opposition of her assessment. She stated that the property was a vacant lot, and presented ,a map with the location of the property in the Astor Forest Campsites.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, informed the Board that he reduced the footage and adjusted the assessment $5,700.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, in the amount of $38,080.00.

     PETITION 1986-422 W. M. Gurley

     Mr. Lester Huey, in behalf of Mr. Gurley, was present in

opposition of the assessment. Mr. Huey informed the Board that

     Mr. Gurley felt that the warehouses could be replaced today for $6.90 per square foot, and proposed a fair market value of $259,060.00, for the three buildings and land.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, discussed the construction of the buildings and related prices for construction of such sites.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $368,960.00.

     PETITION 1986-411 Johnstone Mqmt. - Caroline Court Apts.

     Mr. Christopher Bates, Marvin F. Poer & CO., appeared before the Board and requested a withdrawal of this petition.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the withdrawal of Petition 1986-411, Johnstone Mgmt., per the request of Mr. Christopher Bates.

     PETITION 1986-412 Rand Mgmt. - Eustis Homes

     PETITION 1986-413 Rand Mgmt. - Montclair Villaqe Apts.

     PETITION 1986-414 Rand Mgmt. - Peppertree Apts. II.

     PETITION 1986-415 Rand Mgmt. - Peppertree Apts.

     PETITION 1986-416 Rand Mgmt. - Oakwood Apts.

PETITION 1986-420 U.S. Shelter Corp. - Little Turtle Apts.

     Mr. Christopher Bates, Martin F. Poer & Co., appeared in opposition of the assessments and submitted to the Board an Income Pro-Forma Statement for consideration on each petition, and made the following requests for adjustments in assessments:

          PROPOSED ASSESSMENT          REQUESTED ASSESSMENT

     #412      $ 757,171.00                 $ 659,275.OO

     #413      2,298,981.00                 1,442,704.00

     #414      686,254.OO                   522,500.OO

     #415      1,360,501.00                 1,128,600.00

     #416      1,151,975.00                 1,000,000.00

     #420      874,256.OO                   565,OOO.OO

     Mr. Steve Martin, Attorney, Property Appraiser's Office, discussed with the Board the Department of Revenue Rule, indicating that no information had been submitted indicating that any of these properties have suffered physical depreciation, functional obsolescence, or economic obsolescence, which would cancel the cost approach.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the actual proposed assessments, as above, computed by his office.

     PETITION 1986-427 Lake Frances Estates

     Mr. Jim Key was present in opposition of his assessment.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, presented an explanation of the assessments, involving nine lots, calculated for Lake Frances Estates.

     Mr. Havill explained that a developer can be given a reduced assessment, through the Property Appraiser's Office, in order to assist in a development, and once the development has taken place, the assessments of the undeveloped property will be increased to market price.

     Mr. Key stated that the property being discussed has not changed in any way and has not been developed.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser, in the amount of $8,483.00.

     PETITION 1986-428 Lake Frances Estates

     Mr. Key was present in opposition of his assessment.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that this property involved the Clubhouse at Lake Frances Estates, and suggested a 5% decrease in this assessment.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $200,000.00.

     PETITION 1986-429 Lake Frances Estates

     Mr. Key was present in opposition of his assessment. He stated that he was objecting to the assessment of the nine lots located on the lake that have not changed at all.

     Mr. Havill suggested that the properties be re-examined and a report be presented at the next Property Appraisal Adjustment Board Meeting. At this time Mr. Havill requested a postponement of this petition.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the request of the Property Appraiser and postponed action on this petition until the next scheduled Property Appraisal Adjustment Board Meeting.

     PETITION 1986-430 Lake Frances Estates

     PETITION 1986-431 Lake Frances Estates

     Mr. Key was present in opposition of his assessments. He stated that these were one-half acre undeveloped lots, and proposed a fair market value of $3,480.00 each.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment be made for an assessment, in the amount of $5,000.00, for each lot.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessments, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $5,000.00, for each lot.

     PETITION 1986-432 Green Thumb Garden Center Corp.

     Mr. Leonard Phillips was present in opposition of his assessment. Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that an adjustment had been made to the assessment and recommended an amount of $11,934.00.

     On a motion by Mr. Charles Beals, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, in the amount of $11,934.00.

     PETITION 1986-433 Green Thumb Garden Center Corp.

     Mr. Leonard Phillips was present in opposition of his assessment.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that an adjustment had been made to the assessment and recommended an amount of $671.00.

     On a motion by Mr. Charles Reals, seconded by Mr. Chip Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $671.00.

     PETITION 1986-434 Green Thumb Garden Center Corp.

     Mr. Leonard Phillips was present in opposition of his assessment.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that an adjustment had been made to the assessment and recommended an amount of $880.00.

     On a motion by Mr. Chip Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $880.00.

     PETITION 1986-438 Public Housing Assistance, Inc.

     Ms. Flora Jo Haber, representing the Public Housing Assistance, Inc., was present in opposition of the assessment, in the amount of $2,298,981.00. She presented blueprints of the conditioned space of the complexes for review and disputed the factor used in determining square footage. Ms. Haber interpreted the Florida Statutes to read that any property receiving a State Grant would be exempt, and this project did receive a grant loan in the amount of $1,040,000.00, as well as a grant of $1,357,400.00 .

     At this time Ms. Haber requested a special master to consider the eight point system, as stated in the Florida Statutes, to be used by the Tax Assessor's Office, in assessing the property.

     Mr. Steve Martin, Attorney, Property Appraiser's Office, discussed the section of the Florida Statutes indicated by Ms. Haber, stating that a misinterpretation may have been made, and that the recipient received a loan, not a grant.

     Mr. Havill, Property Appraiser, stated that he felt the assessment was fair.

     On a motion by Mr. Charles Beals, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser, in the amount of $2,298,981.00.

     COMMITTEES

     At 5:45 p.m. Mr. Chip Deems excused himself from the meeting due to other outside commitments.

     PETITION 1986-441 Paul W. Bryan, II

     Mr. Bryan was present in opposition of his assessment.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser' that the assessment on the building was in line an adjustment on the property. His Office, indicated ne, but would recommend

     Mr. Bryan informed the Board that 50 feet of the property was sold, and requested consideration of that aspect. He further dis-cussed information, which he supplied to the Board, regarding comparisons of surrounding homes in his neighborhood.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $76,857.00.

     PETITION 1986-439 Anita Daisy Johns

Ms. Daisy Johns was present in opposition of her assessment. Ms. Johns stated that last year her assessment was $37,741.00, and this year the assessment is over $61,000.00. She questioned the formulation used for developing the amount of assessment. Ms. Johns further discussed her neighbor's assessment in compar own.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office , discussed.both assessments with Ms. Johns.

     On a motion by Mr. Charles Beals, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, in the amount of $55,409.00, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office.

     PETITION 1986-449 Katheryn or Georqe R. Holder

     Mr. Holder was present in opposition of his assessment.

     Mr. Robbie Ross, Property Appraiser's Office, discussed the problem that

     Mr. Holder has with the property being on Lake Eusit He stated that the property would have to be demucked to be util ized

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment, for an amount of $30,000.00. 

     On a  motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, in the amount of $30,000.00, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office.

     PETITION 1986-450 Katheryn or Georqe R. Holder

     Mr. Holder was present in opposition of his assessment. He stated that he owns one-half of Lot 8 and all of Lot 10.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, discussed the formulation of the assessment.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser, and approved the assessment, in the amount of $15,288.00.

     PETITION 1986-167 Henry A. Du Flon

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board discussed a letter received from Mr. Dennis L. Horton, Attorney-At-Law, along with a letter from Mr. Henry A. Du Flon.

     On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board overturned the denial of the Green Belt Exemption, and approved the exemption.

     PETITION 1986-355 Memphus, Inc.

     PETITION 1986-356 Memphus, Inc.

     No one was present to discuss these petitions with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on the petitions and the Applications for Agricultural Classification of Lands, which were filed late.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser, and denied the Agricultural Classification, on both petitions, due to late filing.

     PETITION 1986-378 Betty Seidle

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board. The Board reviewed the information presented on Ms. Seidle's petition.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser, and approved the assessment, in the amount of $127,587.00, on all three pieces of property.

     PETITION 1986-379 Anthony and Geraldine Mormile

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information presented on the Mormile's petition, and a letter received from Ms. Louise Gibbs, Broker-Salesman, Land O'Lakes Realty, Inc. of Leesburg.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjusted assessment, in the amount of $2,980.00.

     On a motion by Mr. Charles Beals, seconded by Commr. Burhans

and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, in the amount of $2,980.00, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office.

     PETITION 1986-380 Frank A. and Dorothy M. Hoyt

     No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information presented on the Hoyt's petition, along with correspondence received from them.

     On a motion by Mr. Charles Beals, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of.$44,721.00.

     PETITION 1986-394 Jerry S. and Rayanne K. Greenfield

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on the Greenfield's petition, along with a letter received from Mr. Jerry A. Greenfield.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $42,170.00.

     PETITION 1986-447 Robert L. Pearl

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board. The Board reviewed the information supplied on the Pearl's  petition, along with the letter received from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pearl.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, informed the Board that an adjustment, in the amount of $3,007.00, had been made.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, in the amount of $3,007.00, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office.

     PETITION 1986-448 Jean B. (Hurt) Stallinqs

     No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Ms. Stallings' petition, along with the letter received from Ms.  Stallings. 

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, stated that this was an Agricultural Exemption, due to a foreclosure on a mortgage.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $40,000.00.

     PETITION 1986-381 Robert L. and Doris L. Carlstein

     No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on the Carlstein's petition.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser and denied the Agricultural Exemption and approved the assessment, in the amount of $27,875.00.

     PETITION 1986-384 Leroy G. Norton

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Norton's petition. Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $96,398.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $96,398.00.

     PETITION 1986-385 Donald H. Tracy

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board. The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Tracy's

petition.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $153,325.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $153,325.00.

     PETITION 1986-444 Maxwell L. Strickland

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board. The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Strickland's petition.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $119,570.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $119,570.00.

     PETITION 1986-446 Michael V. Racano.

     No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Racano's petition.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $19,008.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted  assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $19,008.00.

     PETITION 1986-435 J & J Properties

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

The Board reviewed the information supplied on the petition.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Reals and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the Property Appraiser's Office, and approved the assessment, in the amount of $128,180.00.

     PETITION 1986-452 Mrs. Dorothy Weber

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mrs. Weber's petition.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $92.493.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Beals and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $92,493.00.

     PETITION 1986-421 Roger R. Valkenburgh

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Valkenburgh's petition.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $9,750.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of 9,750.00.

     PETITION 1986-423 Irwin A. Denemark

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Denemark's petition.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $45,000.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $45,000.00.

     PETITION 1986-424 Philip Baum

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     The Board reviewed the information supplied on Mr. Baum's petition, along with a letter from Mr. Jerome J. Bornstein, Attorney-at-Law.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, in the amount of $40,000.00.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Mr. Charles Reals and carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the amount of $40,000.00.

     PETITION 1986-440 Eustis Conqreqate d/b/a Cardinal Village

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     Mr. Harold Williams, Property Appraiser's Office, recommended an adjustment in the assessment, from $3,064,969.00 to $2,600,000.00, due to a $400,000.00 loss of the project last year.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and

carried unanimously, the Board approved the adjusted assessment, as Appraiser's Office, in the amount of recommended by the Property $2,600,000.00.

     PETITION 1986-437 Wil liam W. McDonald

No one was present to discuss this petition with the Board.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the recommendation of the.Property Appraiser and approved the assessment, in the amount of $52,132.00.

     PETITION 1986-377 Herbert J. Carr

     PETITION 1986-453 Cablevision Industries of Central Fla.

     No one was present to discuss either of the petitions with the Board.

     On a mot ion by Mr. Charles Beals, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board upheld the following assessments, as recommended by the Property Appraiser's Office, in the following amounts:

          Petition 1986-377            $15,152.00

          Petition 1986-453            $843,783.00

     DENIAL OF LATE PETITION

     Mr. Sanford Minkoff, County Attorney's Office, informed the Board of a petition received September 22, 1986, at 4:26 p.m.

     On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board approved to deny a hearing on the petition from Kurt R. Beyeler, due to late filing.

     There being no further business to be brought to the attention of the Board, the meeting adjourned at 6:53 p.m.  ADJUSTMENT

BOARD

ATTEST:

 

JAMES C. WATKINS, CLERK

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