MINUTES OF special MEETING OF BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
december 15, 1972
The Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, convened in special session in the lobby of the Courthouse, Tavares, Florida, at 6:30 P.M. on December 15, 1972, for the purpose of approving public official bonds for deputies of the Sheriff’s Department.
The Chairman called the meeting to order with the following members present: Thomas J. Windram, Chairman; James R. Carson, Jr.; and C.A. Deems. J.M. Hoskinson and Glenn C. Burhans were not present. Others present were: Christopher C. Ford, County Attorney, and Frank E. Owens, Clerk of Circuit Court.
The County Attorney informed the Board that Guy C. Bliss was sworn in as Sheriff at 5:00 P.M. on December 15, 1972, by the Honorable W. Troy Hall, Circuit Judge.
Sheriff Bliss presented to the Board of County Commissioners a list of deputies which he deputized on December 15, 1972, as follows:
Kenneth Averitt Edward Mullen
Thomas Hurlburt Herbert Flavell
William Brooks Mitchell Brown
Shannon Secrease Stephan Simon
John Hart Randolph N. Ward
Earl F. Gooden Joseph E. Davenport
Robert A. Lock, Jr. Ned A. Knuth
Noel E. Griffin, Jr. Bobby F. Tanner
Rodger E. Webb John Gerber
Donald Josefezyk Earl Hooten
Carl Mabry Milton Beckworth
J. D. Bales, Sr. Collis Godwin
Doris Broadway P. D. Church
Dave Johnson Jay Ramer
Lucille Clark Doris Sweezea
Nancy Hardin Connie Parker
Marcus Peters Paul Neeld
Edward St. Germain James M. Hunter
Ruth Cottrell Joyce Hartkop
Wyolene Bradley Foy Shivers
Edwin Mowell Clyde Johnson
Walter Noling Curtis Hobson
Sheriff Bliss asked for approval of existing bonds on Deputies under Acting Sheriff Meech; whereupon, on motion of Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Deems, and unanimously carried, bonds on file in the Clerk’s Office on Deputy Sheriffs were ratified, and approval extended to Sheriff Bliss’ appointed term, January 2, 1973.
On motion of Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Carson and unanimously carried, public official bonds were approved for the following new deputies who entered on duty December 15, 1972:
Bobby F. Tanner Noel E. Griffin, Jr.
Robert A. Locke, Jr. Joseph E. Davenport
Earl B. Hooten Ned A. Knuth
James M. Hunter Randolph N. Ward
Earl F. Gooden Rodger E. Webb
J. D. Bales, Sr. P. D. Church
Jerry L. Gehlbach Jimmy J. Horner
There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting was adjourned.