Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #31

Conservation Easement between Mark Lewis and Christine Lee Lewis and Manatee County for property located at 445 Horseshoe Loop Road, Terra Ceia, Florida PID 2181510509


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Joy Leggett-Murphy, Property Acquisition Division Manager, Property Management, Extension 3439.

Tim Cristello, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Property Management, Extension 6284.

Action Requested
  • Accept and Record Conservation Easement from Mark Lewis and Christine Lee Lewis.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statutes Chapter 125.  Manatee County Comprehensive Plan-Goal 3.3 addresses protection, enhancement, and maintenance of natural land and water resources.

Florida Statute 704.06 and Manatee County Land Development Code §706.8(b)

Background Discussion

Mark Lewis and Christine Lee Lewis were issued a building permit by Manatee County on April 30, 2015, to build a single-family home on a parcel located at 445 Horseshoe Loop Road, Terra Ceia, Florida 34250.  The parcel contained a large amount of wetlands.  According to the Manatee County Land Development Code §706.08(b), a conservation easement is required to be dedicated to Manatee County with the purpose of protecting and preserving the wetlands on the parcel.  A Conservation Easement was prepared by staff and will cover 177,477 square feet of the parcel which represents the wetlands and conservation area contained thereon.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please email recorded documents to Tim Cristello at Tim.Cristello@mymanatee.org, and William Campbell at ccri2@aol.com

CCC Charge Account:  AR700003

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$35.50 recording fee. 001-0020505 Property Acquisition Core Fund

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  445 Horseshoe Loop Road Conservation Easement.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map.pdf