MINUTES OF regular MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY commissioners
monday – OCTOBER 3, 1960
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the County Commissioners’ room in the Courthouse at Tavares on Monday October 3rd, with the following present: Chairman Cross; Commissioners Theus, Cowart, Bishop and Simpson; Attorney Duncan; Clerk Owens and County Engineer Goodson. (Also Commissioner-elect H. T. Dykes.)
Board was called to order by Chairman Cross.
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried that the reading of the Minutes of the meetings of August 24th, September 6th, 12th and 20th be postponed.
Clerk Owens reported that he has approved since the first regular meeting in September the following Notary Public Bonds with:
American Surety Company, N. Y.: E. H. Smith, Jr. 9-8-60; Martha E. Root 9-14-60; Mary Warren 9-20-60; Juanita Cash Boyd 9-21-60; and Myra W. Munn 9-27-60.
American Fire and Casualty Company: Edythe M. Kimball 9-12-60; R. C. Kennedy 9-15-60; W. T. Rogers 9-20-60; Patricia L. Mathews 9-22-60; James W. Hardesty 9-23-60; Thomas R. Liston 9-28-60; M. Eileen Hartle 9-28-60; William C. Roberts 9-29-60.
Pan American Surety Company: Allen C. Weeks 9-20-60; Ruth M. Morton 9-20-60.
Mr. Karl Lehmann and Mrs. Millard Cogshall, V-President of the Historical Society appeared before the Board. Mrs. Cogshall thanked the Board for the assistance in getting the Historical building remodeled. She invited the Board to inspect the building and see what had been done. The Board accepted the invitation for 1:30 p.m. today.
The Bond of Charles Joseph Knowles, appointed August 19, 1960, to the office of Member of the Oklawaha Basin Recreation and Water Conservation and Control Authority in Lake County, with the American Surety Company of New York, in the amount of $2,500.00, to hold office from the date of his commission until August 10, 1964, and until his successor is appointed and qualified, according to the Constitution and Laws of the State of Florida, was approved by the Board.
Petition of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Ely and 61 others petitioning the Board to have the road known as Fisherman’s Road in the Paisley District fixed was filed with the Board. The visitors present stated four miles of the main road needs repairs badly and the school children are unable to get to the school bus due to the condition of the road. Mr. Cross stated he would try to get in there and work on the road week after next.
A delegation from Cassia appeared before the Board and requested improvement on an old prescriptive road at Cassia leading to the cemetery. J. M. McLarty said he gave the land for the cemetery. Mr. Simpson asked if the deed has been made to the County, but Mr. McLarty said he has not given a deed. Mr. Simpson said the County should get a deed to the land on which the cemetery is located and then would build the road as we can. Just a question of the people giving the right of way. G. C. Smith owns land on east and west side of the road and he was asked if he is willing to deed 25 feet for road. He said “yes.” Mr. McLarty agreed to give 25 feet for road. The Commissioners agreed then to take over the old road running from SR 44 at Cassia to the cemetery, if the adjacent property owners will grant a 50-foot right of way to the County and the cemetery property is turned over to the County.
certificates of deposit for construction of a jail AND REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS IN THE COURTHOUSE
Mr. Gunby of DeLand, representing a Bond House, submitted two plans for Amortization Schedules of the Revenue Certificates to be issued for the above purpose. Mr. Gunby recommended that the Board accept Schedule No. 1, and the Board considered Schedule No. 1, especially in view of the fact that the Board already has on reserve $156,688.61 in the State Bank of Umatilla.
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried unanimously, that the recommendation of Mr. Gunby to accept Schedule No. 1 be accepted and that the Bonds be dated October 1, 1960.
little everglades drainage
A delegation of property owners in the Little Everglades again appeared before the Board re high water in this area. Mr. Bishop explained the problem and stated that 95% of the property owners are willing to give easements, but Libby-McNeil, George McClure and Mrs. Lacey are the ones bottle necking the ditch. Work on the ditch had to be halted after some of the property owners refused to allow County equipment on their land. Mr. Bishop asked if the Board can condemn and get a court order to open the ditch. Mr. Duncan advised that the Board can condemn, and also has the right to acquire easements. Walton Hunter, Attorney, was present at the meeting and he stated that the Supreme Court held that this is a natural stream. Rep. Daniel was also present and he suggested that the Board send a Resolution to the State Road Department to erect dikes and pump the water off of Highway 27 and also the Lady Lake section. Following were filed with the Board: Request from R. G. Bishop, County Commissioner, to Libby McNeil & Libby, c/o George McClure, for permission to allow Lake County to cut a temporary ditch, etc. Consent of Libby McNeil & Libby and W. R. Lacy to cut the temporary ditch.
board adjourned for lunch – reconvened at 2 p.m.
Mr. Duncan stated he wrote the Comptroller re: error in collecting taxes on Miller property in Umatilla – the lots had been assessed as having a trailer thereon, but this was in error and Mr. Miller would like a refund. The Comptroller replied, he will not order the refund because none of the money goes to the State, but application can be made to the Board of County Commissioners and the refund granted if the Board feels that the assessment was in error. The matter was left with Mr. Duncan for further information.
Appraisal of O. H. Keene, W. Ben Harmon and Arthur George on certain tracts of land in District #3 described as follows: (filed with the Board)
Tract No. 1 – N 350 ft. of W 350 ft. of N ½ of SW ¼ of NE ¼ of SW ¼ Section 6-23-26 containing 2.8 acres, more or less -- $600 per acre - $1,680.00
Tract No. 2 – W 350 ft. of N ½ of SE ¼ of NE ¼ Section 27-24-26 $400 per acre - $2,000.00
Clerk Owens advised the Board that the Notice of Appeal in the Criminal case of State of Florida vs. Jerry Chatman and Robert Shuler #2559 – for rape – has been filed and a warrant for $25.00 will have to be sent to the Supreme Court. Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried, that Clerk Owens be authorized to issue warrant in the amount of $25.00 to Honorable Guyte P. McCork, Clerk Supreme Court, Tallahassee in payment of Appeal in this case.
Requisition of Sheriff McCall for the month of October 1960 in amount of $14,791.67 was approved on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried.
Clerk Owens’ requisition for the sum of $___ for the purpose of paying State Trial Witnesses before the Court at the Fall Terms of Circuit Court 1960 was approved on motion of Commr. Simpson seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried.
Bill of Seaboard Air Line Railroad Company for Western Union Telegraph Company’s cost of raising the telegraph line to clear a new road crossing constructed to serve Lake County at a point 3531 feet northeastwardly from the Railroad’s Milepost 780 near Tavares – work completed June 21, 1960, in amount of $193.90 was ordered approved for payment on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried.
Bill of H. T. Dykes and C. B. Treadway for appraising Lot G, Block 40, Tavares – property of J. D. Slone – in amount of $50.00; and bill for appraising Lot H, Block 40, Tavares – property of Chas. Yates – in amount of $50.00 were approved for payment on motion of Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried.
Appraisal of H. T. Dykes and C. B. Treadway on property located at Corner of Irma and Barrow Streets – Lot G, Block 40, Tavares – in the amount of $8,557.00 was filed with the Board. Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried, that Attorney Duncan be authorized to negotiate with J. D. Slone, owner, for the purchase of this property at the appraised price.
Quotation of Simon Office Equipment, Leesburg, to furnish Lake County Clerk’s office
Nord #99 $199.00
Approved on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried.
An Agreement, in duplicate, between Lake County and the T. & G. Railroad Company covering the installation of a 30-inch metal culvert, 70 feet in length, in 12 foot fill near Ferndale, 2680 feet south of mile post 143, was presented to the Board. Mr. Bishop stated the culvert would cost less than $100.00 and is to be paid for out of Federal money, as the necessity for same was caused by high water.
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the Agreement be signed in duplicate by the Chairman and Clerk; and that the following Resolution be adopted:
WHEREAS, because of excessive rainfall, an emergency has arisen in the discharge of water under the Tavares and Gulf Railroad just North of Ferndale and other locations in order to discharge excessive water into Lake Apopka; and
WHEREAS, the Tavares and Gulf Railroad Company has agreed to the installation of a culvert under its tracks for that purpose, but has requested the execution of a license and has requested the payment of the cost of such installation not to exceed $100.00, to be paid by Lake County.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that the Chairman and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners be and they are hereby authorized to execute and deliver the license required by the Tavares and Gulf Railroad Company agreeing to installation of a 30 inch asphalt coated corrugated iron culvert pipe near Ferndale, Lake County, Florida, crossing under the property and track of the Railroad at a point 2,680 feet, more or less, southwardly from its Mile Post 14, and that the cost of such installation, not to exceed $100.00 be paid by the Board of County Commissioners upon requisition by the Tavares and Gulf Railroad Company.
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the Payroll for the month of September be approved for payment.
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the payroll for the month of September be approved for payment.
Commr. Simpson filed the following checks:
Blandford Groves – W. T. Bland – in amount of $76.26 for culvert pipe
Pine Meadows Golf Estates, Inc. – amount of $28.84 for culvert pipe
Mr. Theus stated he had rented three pumps in an effort to get rid of high water around Leesburg and Fruitland Park, and each of the rentals has run over one thousand dollars, but he did not have time to advertise for bids, and the Board should adopt a Resolution declaring this is an emergency. He also stated he thinks the County should buy a pump.
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried, the following Resolution was adopted:
WHEREAS, because of the emergency of high waters, and for the protection of property owners abutting the reservoirs of excessive high waters, it has been necessary to pump water therefrom and because of such emergency, it was impossible to advertise for bids to accomplish said work;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners that the bills for pumping water submitted by J. B. Prevatt, Tavares, Florida, in the amount of $2,016.00 and Zebulon Teeter, Sr., Leesburg, Florida, in the amount of $2,131.16, and Joe E. Prevedel, Lady Lake, Florida, in the amount of $2,980.00, being in excess of $1,000.00, be paid upon presentation of proper requisitions from funds available for that purpose.
Mr. Owens reported that the Eustis Lake Region News’ bid on printing the absentee ballots was the lowest bid – being $196.75 – therefore he awarded the contract for printing the Absentee Ballots to Eustis Lake Region News. Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried, that the action of Clerk Owens in awarding to the Eustis Lake Region News the contract for printing the absentee ballots for the General Election be approved.
Mr. Owens stated the voting machine ballots have to be printed in Tampa, WHEREUPON, on motion of Commr. Simpson seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, Clerk Owens was authorized to have the voting machine ballots for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960, printed in Tampa and a copy of same published one time in the Eustis Lake Region News.
Motion by Commr. Simpson seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that Clerk Owens be authorized to advertise in the Eustis Lake Region News for the following items:
Concrete pipe; corrugated metal pipe; crushed stone; asphalt materials; #2 diesel fuel; regular gasoline; 1 dump truck with trade-in 1953 Chevy; 2 track mounted tractors with Drott 4 in 1 frontend loader; 1 pneumatic tow type compacting roller; and single surface treatment of approximately 329,317 square yards of roads in District No. 5; and double surface treatment for certain roads in District No. 1.
Roy Christopher appeared before the Board and asked Mr. Simpson to clay a street in Rosenwald Gardens, Eustis for school use. Mr. Simpson said he will clay the street just as soon as possible.
Mr. Bishop filed 3 right of way agreements to Lake County from Chester C. Fosgate Company; Gladys Nye Hancock and husband; and Maude Lee Chicone and husband, in Sections 28-27-22-21 Tp. 22, R. 26, and asked the Board to accept the agreements. Motion by Commr. Simpson seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried that the right of way agreements be accepted.
Mr. Bishop also filed a letter from Jerry J. Chicone stating “Am enclosing deeds covering all rights of way for this clay road from Fosgate, Hancock and Chicone.”
Letter from P. O. Morrell re: Edgewater Subdv. Referred to Mr. Bishop.
Letter from Mrs. Barton Newmaw requesting change of name of Dona Subdivision to correct spelling of Donna Vista was referred to Mrs. Katherine Baker as the letter was written to her. The Board took no action on this matter.
Letter from State Road Department enclosing Map (one sheet only) re: title search on Job 1109 (106) 502 SR 19 from Dream Boat (500) West was filed. (This is copy of the map that Mr. Goodson requested after the original was misplaced.
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried, that the Notice from the Tax Assessor to the Tax Collector to collect taxes on the real estate property and on the tangible personal assessment roll for the year 1960 be approved and signed by the Commissioners and that Clerk Owens be instructed to record the warrant to the Tax Collector in the Minutes as follows:
THE STATE OF FLORIDA
TO PAUL H. REED – TAX COLLECTOR OF THE COUNTY OF LAKE
You are hereby commanded to collect out of the real estate and personal property and from each of the persons and corporations named in the annexed roll, the taxes set down in each roll opposite each name, corporation or parcel of land therein described, and in case taxes so imposed are not paid at the time prescribed by law, you are to collect the same by levy and sale of the goods and chattels, lands and tenements so assessed, or of the person or corporation so taxed; and all sums collected for the State taxes you are to pay to the State Treasurer at such time as may be required by law and at the same time you are to pay to the legally qualified Depository all sums collected for County taxes, district school taxes and other special taxes; and you are further required to make all collections on or before the first Monday in April; and on or before the first Monday in July you will make a final report to and settlement with the Comptroller and County Commissioners.
Given under my hand and seal this the 3rd day of October in the year A.D. 1960.
R. G. Cassady
Assessor of Taxes Lake County
Notice having been advertised (this Notice was authorized September 12, 1960) for drilling one six-inch water well on the site of the proposed Agriculture Center near Tavares, the following bids were received:
MEREDITH CORP – Orlando
Furnishing 6” schedule 40 pipe per foot................................................... $2.98
Furnishing equipment & labor - drilling per foot..................................... 2.70
GEORGE W. HULL – WELL DRILLER – Clermont
Drilling per foot........................................................................................ $2.00
6 inch black pipe per foot........................................................................... 2.88
Drive shoe................................................................................................. 21.74
MACHINERY SERVICE COMPANY – Tampa
Drilling 6” well to depth to obtain 125 g.p.m. with maximum
Drawdown of 10 feet – per foot............................................................. $2.15
Furnish and install 6” 19.45 Black Elec. Weld – per foot.......................... 2.70
Install test pump & pumping well to specified 125 g.p.m.
With drawndown equipment................................................................. 125.00
Collection of core samples, chemical & bacteria lab report and
Capping of well....................................................................................... 35.00
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried that the contract to drill one six-inch water well on the site of the proposed Agricultural Center near Tavares be awarded to George W. Hull, Well Driller, Clermont, Florida, at the price for $2.00 per foot for drilling and $2.88 for 6-inch black pipe, and Drive Shoe at the price of $21.74.
interlocks for voting machines
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, that the Board approve the action of Chairman Cross and Clerk Owens in executing the Two Agreements for Interlocks for the Voting Machines with Shoup Voting Machines.
Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried that the action of Chairman Cross and Clerk Owens in approving the application of W. E. Lot, Altoona, for admission to the T. B. Hospital, be approved.
Clerk Owens advised the Board that Mr. Sparks came to see him about the Plat of Rod ‘N Reel and at that time T. E. Hill had not presented the letter from the Health Department re this Subdivision. Mr. Owens called Dr. Hall and he sent a letter which states in part as follows: “The Rod ‘N Reel Motel, Highway #41, located on Lake Harris and owned by J. F. Sparks was approved for septic tank sewage disposal when it was constructed in 1947. Plans were submitted to the State Board of Health in 1947 and were approved. Permit was issued and is on file.”
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the action of Clerk Owens in accepting this letter be approved; and that the previous action of the Board relative to a letter from the Health Department re: percolation tests which was passed on September 6, 1960, be rescinded.
Mr. Duncan reported he wrote to Mr. Ballinger re: The ACTS and he said will submit to the Board a resume of all the ACTS.
Mr. Duncan stated we are ready to make the exchange of property with Carney Groves (Minute Maid) subject to title opinion. This matter was ordered held in abeyance until get the title opinion.
schedule for fixing costs for fees for building permits effective october 5, 1960
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Simpson and carried, the following Resolution was adopted:
WHEREAS, the Lake County Zoning Board, after proper notice to the public, has suggested amendments to the schedule fixing costs and fees for building permits and it appearing that no objection was made to such amendments. And the Board having considered the suggested change in the schedule;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners that the schedule of costs and fees for building permits be amended to read as follows:
“All residential $8.50 per square foot, 6% of total valuation wiring.
Accessory $5.00 per square foot, 8% of total valuation plumbing
Commercial $5.50 per square foot
Mobile Homes shall be classed as accessory building for the purpose of value for fixing costs.”
amendments to electrical code
WHEREAS, the Lake County Zoning Board, after proper notice to the public, has suggested amendments to the Electrical Code; and
WHEREAS, it appearing that no objection was made to such amendments and the Board having considered the suggested amendments to the Electrical Code;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners that, effective October 5, 1960, the Electrical Code be amended to read as follows:
“Section 17(A) Main service fused disconnect or circuit breaker or a minimum 100 amp. Capacity shall be installed on the outside of the building if residential.
(e) The main disconnect switch shall not be used as a junction box.
Section 23 (p.26) For residential occupancies, bass receptacles or convenience outlets shall be placed along the perimeter of the following rooms so that no point on the usable base will be more than 6 feet from an outlet.
Section 23 (p.32) Wall switches will be permitted within reach of a bath tub or shower if no other place in the bathroom is suitable as long as the switch is not placed within the area of the tub or shower. All receptacles for residential and commercial use shall be of the type which shall have a grounding pole. The receptacle box shall be grounded in the manner provided in paragraph 42. Pigtail grounding wire shall not be approved.
Section 23 (p.42) Outlets, devices and receptacles in all residential construction shall be grounded. Non-Metallic sheathed cable.
Report of licenses issued by the Tax Collector for the month of August 1960, signed by Henrietta S. Horner, County Judge and Paul H. Reed, Tax Collector, filed with the Board.
merge of seaboard airline company and atlantic COAST LINE RAILROAD COMPANY
Clerk Owens read a letter from Brotherhood of Railroad trainmen, J. O. White, State Representative New Smyrna Beach and Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Frank D. Howard, Chairman, Leesburg, re: Joint application of Seaboard Airline Company and Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company for authority to merge under Section 5(2) of the Interstate Commerce Act, Finance Docket No. 21215.
typical sections (executed) fileD with the board
Job No. 11180-8501-02-32 – SR No. 455 location South Limits to West Limits of Montverde, length 1.718 miles, budgeted $20,000.
Job No. 11682-3602-02-44 SR 44-B, location Donnelly Avenue in Mount Dora, length 1.62 miles, budget amount $130,000.
Job 11020-8501-02-31 SR 33, location SR 50 at Mascotte to SR 25 NE of Okahumpka, length 13.509 miles, budgeted $125,000.
laws & legislature
Clerk Owens brought to the attention of the Board the fact that the County Commissioners have authority over the bottoms of Lake Harris and Lake Griffin. Mr. Duncan was authorized to have this act cancelled and have the lake bottoms returned to the State on motion of Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried.
Resolution from City of Leesburg requesting the County Commissioners, State Road Department and State Board of Health to jointly cooperate to the end that Big Ditch from SR 44 South to Lake Denham, be cleaned out and improved and reconstructed in order that it may serve as a drainage ditch for the purpose it was originally constructed.
Motion by Commr. Cowart seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, that Clerk Owens be authorized to advertise for bids to clean out “Big Ditch” from SR 44 South to Lake Denham. Commr. Cowart to have the work done.
Plat of High Point Subdivision, a partial replat of Carver Park Subdivision, within the city limits of Leesburg as recorded in Plat Book 11, page 65 public records of Lake County, was presented by Thos. Long of Powell Construction Company. The mortgage referred to in the title report was executed by Lenora A. Young, aka Lenora A. Smith and Carl F. Young to P. C. Gorman and delivered subsequent to the admission of the Plat to record, which mortgage is unsatisfied of record. Title Report by P. C. Gorman and letter from City of Leesburg filed with the Board. Motion by Commr. Theus seconded by Commr. Bishop and carried, that the Plat of High Point Subdivision, within the city limits of Leesburg be accepted.
Motion by Commr. Simpson seconded by Commr. Theus and carried, that the following named persons be appointed Clerks and Inspectors for the Election Boards for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960; and that the list be printed in the Eustis Lake Region News one time, at least 11 days before the Election.
astor – precinct #1
VOTING PLACE – Community Center
Russell Mattox - Clerk
Inspectors: Mary Murnan, Bertha Lucas, Mae Tavares (R)
altoona – precinct #2
VOTING PLACE – Community Center
C. E. Matteson - Clerk
Inspectors: Paul Guenther, George Jackson, A. G. Everts (R)
Paisley – precinct #3
VOTING PLACE – School Building
Clerk: Lorene Shockley
Inspectors: John W. Jones, Harold D. Gregory, Claude A. Lamprich (R)
cassia – precinct #4
VOTING PLACE – School House
Clerk: Phyllis Freeman
Inspectors: Ernestine Gnann, Alto Royal, Carl T. Carlson (R)
sorrento – precinct #5
VOTING PLACE – Community House
Clerk: James W. Geddes
Inspectors: Lois Sessions, Ernest Royal, Adolph Lauck (R)
eustis – precinct #6
VOTING PLACE – - Recreation Center
Clerk: S. B. Johnson, Sr.
Inspectors: Claude Crane, Ollie Mae Dillard, Leslie Horton, Clayton Bishop (R)
umatilla – PRECINCT #7
VOTING PLACE – New City Hall
Clerk: Adelia K. Owens
Inspectors: Marie Vaughn, Grace Davis, Tom Caldwell, Lillian Kimball, Lloyd G. Marteeny (R)
grand island – precinct #8
VOTING PLACE – Community House
Clerk: Marie Persons
Inspectors: Florence K. Hannah, Kathleen Stevens, Roslyn Day (R)
lisbon – precinct #9
VOTING PLACE – Haynes Creek Recreation Center
Clerk: Thelma Gastfield
Inspectors: Lena Gastfield, John S. Gwaltney, James O. Grigsby (R)
leesburg – precinct #10
VOTING PLACE – New Fire Station
Clerk: Max D. Ammons
Inspectors: C. J. Willis, Cornelia C. Cobb, Belle F. Chain, Virginia Burleson. W. H. Graves (R)
lady lake – precinct #11
VOTING PLACE – Community House
Clerk: Tessie Seyler
Inspectors: Louise Reeves, Elaine Anderson, and Edna W. Lewis (R)
okahumpka – precinct #12
VOTING PLACE – Hall’s Garage
Clerk: R. D. Merritt
Inspectors: Augusta M. Branham, Edna M. Hall, , and Pauline Deal (R)
yalaha – precinct #13
VOTING PLACE – Bowen Grocery
Clerk: Stanley James
Inspectors: Elgie V. Fowler, Lucy W. Crow, and Dorothy Morris (R)
mascotte – precinct #14
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: R. E. Nash
Inspectors: V. J. Overmiller, T. H. Knight, , and J. R. Hooks (R)
clermont – precinct #15
VOTING PLACE – Old City Hall
Clerk: Glenn Y. Middleton
Inspectors: Charles Roe, John McCowen, Lucy G. Johnson, E. Eugene Warren and Mathew J. Maupas (R)
montverde – precinct #16
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: Mrs. P. H. Nash
Inspectors: Mae S. McCarley, Mrs. George Craw, Reece K. Turner (R)
astatula – precinct #17
VOTING PLACE – Church
Clerk: Olive Ingram
Inspectors: Maude Long, Cora Mae Summerall, Esther E. Dwyer (R)
lake gem – precinct #18
VOTING PLACE – Hutchins’ Garage
Clerk: Opal Mae Keen
Inspectors: Harry J. Hutchins, W. A. Keen, and Willard Ruse (R)
tavares – precinct #19
VOTING PLACE – Legion Hut
Clerk: J. M. Hudson
Inspectors: C. S. Daniel, Leela Coven, L. W. Conner, Effie Treadway, and R. G. Mills (R)
mount dora – precinct #20
VOTING PLACE – Doris Furniture Company
Clerk: Clarence Lee
Inspectors: Alice R. Lee, Mrs. John S. Murray, Guyla G. Bissell, and Howard Dettra (R)
howey – precinct #21
VOTING PLACE – City Hall
Clerk: Whildon G. Hill
Inspectors: Anne Skinner, Henrietta K. Bahl, and Gertrude C. Fawley (R)
minneola – precinct #22
VOTING PLACE – Community Building
Clerk: C. H. Edwards
Inspectors: Violet E. Meeker, Mae R. Weaver, Elmer A. Smith (R)
groveland – precinct #23
VOTING PLACE – City Hall
Clerk: C. B. Mullowney
Inspectors: Jack Hart, John C. Moulton, Ross M. Carroll and Anne D. Rademacher (R)
Ferndale – precinct #24
VOTING PLACE – Community Bldg.
Clerk: Pearl Foster
Inspectors: Mamie Merritt, Hessie Belle Price and Elizabeth Haurey (R)
fruitland park – precinct #25
VOTING PLACE – New City Hall
Clerk: Nina Hall
Inspectors: Isabelle Russer, Frances Frierson, and E. A. Coapman (R)
leesburg – precinct #26
VOTING PLACE – Old Fire Station
Clerk: R. Perry Butler
Inspectors: Frank Plate, Joseph P. Long, J. Lamar Tompkins, and Leon D. Colling (R)
leesburg – Precinct #27
VOTING PLACE – Don’s Skateland
Clerk: Merle E. Nelson
Inspectors: Frances Hall, G. P. Standridge, H. B. Harrell, Jr. and Olive H. Hood (R)
leesburg – Precinct #28
VOTING PLACE – Penn-Dixie Grocery
Clerk: J. R. Fussell
Inspectors: Mary Lou Brooke, Elsie L. Commander, and Mrs. R. F. Gray (R)
leesburg – Precinct #29
VOTING PLACE – Casteen’s Grocery
Clerk: Annie L. Brunson
Inspectors: Olivia E. Courtoy. Evelyn Ward, and Onie Mae Hicks (R)
leesburg – Precinct #30
VOTING PLACE – Krueger’s Pet Shop
Clerk: Glyn Faircloth
Inspectors: Charles J. Peper, Harry D. Thorniley, and Raymond Krueger (R)
mount dora – Precinct #31
VOTING PLACE – City Building
Clerk: Lillian G. Christie
Inspectors: Mina Wagner, LaVerne Snowberger, Elizabeth P. Goodman, George O. French and Opal W. Reich (R)
eustis – Precinct #32
VOTING PLACE – Greyhound Termite Control
Clerk: Dayton Monroe
Inspectors: Edythe Andres, Wilma Acuff, Rose S. Wingfield, and Verna M. Baker (R)
dona vista – Precinct #33
VOTING PLACE – Irvin’s Office
Clerk: Josie Cadwell
Inspectors: H. L. Cadwell, Marian Galtier and H. B. Michelson (R)
airport – Precinct #34
VOTING PLACE – Airport Building
Clerk: Nancy Tobey
Inspectors: Doris H. White, O. T. Jenkins and S. B. Love (R)
golden triangle – Precinct #35
VOTING PLACE – Riley’s Trailer Park
Clerk: Grady Simpson
Inspectors: Ada L. Barchi, Elizabeth Penn, and Hazel Crawford (R)
eustis – Precinct #36
VOTING PLACE – Armory
Clerk: Ruth Wirth
Inspectors: C. A. Golding, Rubye J. Partridge, Lee Woodhams, Stella Kennedy, Mary E. Gath, and C. Ralph Strobel (R)
EUSTIS PRECINCT #37
VOTING PLACE – Patterson’s Residence Garage
Clerk: Nellie Patterson
Inspectors: R. A. Getford, Barbara S. Cash, 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 Inspector selected from District Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, to serve on the Election Boards in the General Election to be held on November 8, 1960.
/s/ Cecil S. Theus /s/ R. G. Bishop
/s/ J. C. Cowart /s/ O. M. Simpson
/s/ Fred Cross
R E S O L U T I O N
Motion by Commr. Bishop seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, that the following Resolution be adopted:
WHEREAS, the excessive high waters in Lake County are endangering various properties in Lake County and particularly property along Old Highway 50 at Clergrove; and
WHEREAS, property owners in that vicinity have requested that a culvert be installed under Old Highway 50 at a point approximately one mile West of Palatlakaha Creek and have agreed to pay the cost thereof and the Board of County Commissioners have determined that such culvert is required to protect properties in that vicinity;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County Florida, that the State Road Department of the State of Florida, be requested to install under Old Highway 50, at a point approximately one mile West of Palatlakaha Creek, a culvert, the size of which shall be determined by the State Road Department , for the drainage of waters under said Old Highway 50, at the earliest possible moment, with the understanding that the cost thereof shall be borne by the adjacent property owners.
letters filed with the board
Willis V. McCall, Sheriff – as follows:
“Mr. Bob Horton of Mt. Plymouth Country Club and Mr. Alex Ogilvie, manager of Silver Lake Golf Course, have both been advised of restrictions against selling liquor on Sunday and have assured us that there will be no recurrence.”
Alice W. Lockmiller – on the Citrus Mutual Europe Citrus Tour – Amsterdam, Holland – extending greetings and thanks for work on clay roads in S. Lake County.
Card re: State Assn. of Co. Commrs. Annual Convention in Lakeland November 11-13, 1960.
Copy of letter from Dr. Hall to Director Hillsborough Co. Health Dept. re: Levi Chavis.
Florida State T. B. Hospital re: Discharge of Coy Strickland; Ralph Oswald; Leroy Harris; Fred G. Bowers and Marlow Huggins.
Charles L. Carter, Parade Chr-Inaugural Committee Tallahassee - invitation to participate in parade.
Eustis Jaycees – expressing appreciation for help in recent fish-a-thon by cutting weeds, etc.
Comptroller’s Office – re: Fla Cemetery Act, Chapter 559, Part IV, Florida Statutes
Campaign Mgr. Peterson for Governor – request for sample Official Ballot
E. J. Burrell – Report of Lake County’s Water Levels
reports filed with the board
R. E. Norris, County Agent and two assistants
Marian B. Valentine, Home Demo. Agent, and two assistants;
J. C. Hunter, Service Officer
/s/ Frank E. Owens /s/ Fred Cross