wednesday – september 3, 1969

The Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, reconvened in special session in the Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse, Tavares, Florida, on Wednesday, September 3, 1969, at 9:00 o’clock A.M. for the purpose of receiving bids on annual requirements and any other business which may be brought before the Board.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman with the following members present:  Thomas J. Windram, Chairman; Commissioners James R. Carson, Jr., Alex J. Macdonell, J.M. Hoskingson, and Kenneth VanAuken.  Others present were County Engineer Gordon Hays, Jr., Clerk Frank E. Owens and Deputy Clerk Norma Coven.


Commissioner Carson stated he is Consignee for Texaco, Incorporated and if Texaco bids on gasoline and diesel fuel would like the record to show that he will be called upon to make some of the deliveries.  The Tavares area will be served out of Eustis.  If Texaco’s bid should be low, would like to get the Attorney’s opinion as to whether or not he should vote.

It being the time advertised to receive bids on the following items, the Chairman directed the Clerk to open the bids and the Engineer to tabulate same; whereupon, bids were received as follows:

Asphalt Materials:

                                                Central Oil Asphalt Corp.

                                                Central Oil Company, Inc.

                                                Chevron Asphalt Company

                                                Humble Oil & Refining Co.

                                                E. A. Mariani Asphalt Co.

                                                Polk Materials, Inc.

                                                Supreme Oil Company, Inc.

                                                Texaco, Inc.

Asphaltic Concrete:

                                                Basic Asphalt Corp.

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel:

                                                Central Oil Co., Inc.

                                                Cities Service Oil Co.

                                                Gulf Oil Corp.

                                                Standard Oil Company


Oil and Grease:          

                                                Cities Service Oil Co.

                                                Gulf Oil Corp.

                                                Standard Oil Co.


Radio Maintenance:

                                                GlenMar Electronics Service, Inc.

                                                Motorola Communications & Electronics, Inc.


Propane Gas:  

                                                Mid-Florida Gas Co.

Concrete Pipe:

                                                Allied Products Company

                                                Ewell Concrete Pipe Co.

                                                Lakeland Cement Company

                                                Mitchell Concrete Pipe Co.

                                                Pinellas Industries


Crus Stone, Slag and Limerock:

                                                Dixie Lime & Stone Co.

                                                Florida Crushed Stone Co.

                                                Shands & Baker, Inc.


Corrugated Metal and Aluminum Pipe:

                                                Florida Culvert Mfg., Inc.

                                                Florida Pipe & Mfg. Co.

                                                Florida Steel Corp.

                                                Gator Culvert Co.

                                                Metal Products Division, Armco Steel Corp.

                                                Thomas Metals, Inc.


Sing Materials:

                                                Atlantic Aluminum & Metal Distributors, Inc.

                                                Dominion Signal Company, Inc.

                                                McCain Sales of Florida, Inc.

                                                Minnesota Mining & Mfg. Company

                                                D. H. Smith & Associates, Inc.

                                                Vulcan Signs & Stampings, Inc.

                                                John M. Warren


            On motion of Commissioner Hoskinson, seconded by Commissioner Carson and carried, the bids were referred to the County Engineer for study and recommendation to the Board.


            Engineer Hays reported on the drainage public on South Bay Road and advised the only way to drain the area is to get our system functioning, and the owners will have to install pipe to our culverts.  One pond will be drained today.

            There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting adjourned at twelve o’clock noon.




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CLERK                                                                                   CHAIRMAN