Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 13, 2013
August 13, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #13

44th Avenue East (30th Street East to 45th Street East) Road Right of Way Improvement Project Parcel 117 property owner Jerome D. Williams


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Lynn Willis, Property Management, x 6287
Joaquin Servia, Division Manager, Property Acquisition, x 3021

Action Requested

Execution of a Contract for Purchase for a Warranty Deed from Jerome D. Williams for $279,500.00.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Chapters 125 and 127, Florida Statutes, Comprehensive Plan, Goal 5.1 addresses the safety and efficiency of forecasted vehicular demands.

Background Discussion

The capital improvement plan for the 44th Avenue East Road Right of Way Improvement Project was originally approved during the fiscal year of 1994/1995 on February 25, 1994. This project was re-approved during the fiscal year of  2009/2010 on September 15, 2009 with Resolution R-09-219.


On February 18, 2013, Dan K. Richardson, MAI, of R & W Enterprises, Inc., determined the total appraised value of the parcel to be $242,500.00.  Specifically, the total consists of the following; $54,800.00 for 1,274 acres of land, $11,200.00 for improvements, and $176,500.00 in severance damages resulting from the acquisition. 

A negotiated settlement was agreed upon for a total amount of $279,500.00 for a partial take of the property including all fees and costs on July 17, 2013. The purchase price is a negotiated figure representing a litigation avoidance settlement.   A cost avoidance analysis is attached marked as exhibit “B”.

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 to Sandra Murphy, Legal Assistant, County Attorney's Office, sandra.murphy@mymanatee.org,

Lynn Willis, Property Management, lynn.willis@mymanatee.org,

Johnnie Yetter, Project Management, johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Code the settlement cost of $279,500.00 to 335-6071160, 44th Avenue East (30th Street East to 45th Street East) Road Right of Way Improvement Project

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  117 williams admin adjustment justification.pdf
Attachment:  44th Ave E 30th-45th St Loc Map.pdf
Attachment:  117 williams contract.pdf