friday – september 17, 1965

The Board of County Commissioners met in special session in the Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse at Tavares on Friday, September 17, 1965, at 9:00 o’clock A.M. for the purpose of awarding bids to additional suppliers for asphalt materials and limerock, and any other business which might be brought before the Board.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman with the following members present:  Chairman Livingston; Commrs. Theus, Cowart, Dykes and Babb; and Clerk Owens.

Bids – accepted

Clerk Owens submitted a letter from E. A. Mariani Asphalt Company regarding bid submitted on September 7, 1965 for asphalt materials advising there will be no demurrage charge on deliveries of asphalt materials to Lake County.  Motion was made by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Dykes and carried, that Mariani Asphalt Company’s bid be accepted along with bid from Supreme Oil Co., Inc.

Clerk Owens advised Shands & Baker, Inc. also quoted 90ȼ per ton on limerock along with Dixie Lime & Stone, Inc., whereupon, motion was made by Commr. Babb, seconded by Commr. Theus that limerock be purchased from Shands & Baker, Inc. along with Dixie Lime & Stone Company.

Elections – special

The Clerk submitted letter from John Booth, Attorney for Leesburg Hospital Association, Inc. requesting the creation of The Northwest Lake County Hospital District be placed on the ballot in the Special General Election to be held November 2, 1965.  On motion of Commr. Theus, seconded by Commr. Cowart and carried, the following resolution was adopted and the Clerk was authorized to advertise same in accordance with the Act:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 65-1785 and in accordance with the request of the Board of Directors of the Leesburg Hospital Association, Inc. as provided therein, a special election is hereby called for the purpose of voting upon the creation of “The Northwest Lake County Hospital District,” and the levying of an ad valorem tax within the District described in said Act not to exceed one-half (1/2) mill, which election shall be held within the area described in said Act.

SAID ELECTION shall be held on the 2nd day of November A.D. 1965 in conjunction with the Special General Election called for said date.

There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 9:30 o’clock A.M.


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CLERK                                                                                   CHAIRMAN