Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #33

Sale and Purchase of Surplus Real Property located at 725 65th Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34203


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Joy Leggett-Murphy, Property Acquisition Division Manager, Property Management Department, Extension 3439

Matthew S. Farmer, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Property Management Department, Extension 3993

Action Requested
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property owned by Manatee County to Sharo Hernandez Ramos; and
  • Execution of County Deed to Sharo Hernandez Ramos.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
  • Florida Statute, Section 123.35; County authorized to sell real and personal property and to lease real property.

Background Discussion
  • On December 19, 2000, Manatee County acquired the property via Tax Deed recorded in Official Records Book 1659, Page 6692, Public Records of Manatee County, Florida, Tax Deed Docket 1436.
  • On November 28, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Resolution R-17-065 declaring the property as surplus and authorizing the sale of such property.
  • The property was offered for sale in accordance with Florida Statute 125.35, Subsection two (2).
  • A notice of sale dated February 16, 2018, was delivered to adjacent property owners via certified mail.
  • Newspaper notices were advertised in the local newspaper on 2/18/2018, 2/25/2018, 3/4/2018, and 3/11/2018 as required by Florida Statutes.
  • On March 14, 2018, the County held a public bid sale and received one bid, which, as such, is the best and highest bidder.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return a copy of the executed Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property, original, executed County Deed, and approved agenda item to Matthew S. Farmer at matthew.farmer@mymanatee.org, Wendy Fuller, Treasury Management, at wendy.fuller@manateeclerk.com, and Dinorah Difonzo at dinorah.difonzo@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract For Sale - Ramos.pdf
Attachment:  County Deed - Ramos.pdf
Attachment:  Herald Ad - Ramos.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map - 725 65th Avenue East.pdf