Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 10, 2015
February 10, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16

Ellenton-Gillette Road and Mendoza Road Vehicle Crossing Easement agreements between Florida Power & Light Company and Manatee County located in Palmetto, Florida. PID 248000059


Contact and/or Presenter Information

John Agostinelli, Division Manager, Property Acquisition, Property Management, Extension 3021

Larry Decker, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition, Property Management, Extension 6287


Action Requested
  • Execution and Recording of Easement Agreement For Ellenton-Gillette Road Vehicle Crossing from Florida Power & Light Company for a roadway railroad crossing located at Ellenton-Gillette Road, Palmetto, Florida 3422 and;
  • Execution and Recording of Easement Agreement For Mendoza Road Vehicle Crossing from Florida Power & Light Company for a roadway railroad crossing located at Mendoza Road, Palmetto, Florida 34221.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statutes Chapter 125 and Manatee County Comprehensive Plan Goal 5.3 addresses coordination of traffic systems for future uses.

Background Discussion

On November 18th, 2014 the Board of County Commissioners executed a contract for both of these permanent easements from Florida Power & Light Company in the amount of $16,204.00.

A 13,543 square foot easement parcel at Ellenton-Gillette Road railroad crossing and a 17,619 square foot easement parcel at Mendoza Road railroad crossing are required for roadway improvement projects to rehabilitate and upgrade the railroad crossings facilitating safe vehicle crossings.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please email recorded documentation to Larry Decker at Larry.Decker@mymanatee.org and Mike Sturm at Michael.Sturm@mymanatee.org.

CCC Charge Account: AR700013

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$105.00 Recording Fee. Project #319-6084060

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Ellenton-Gillette RR Easement-Executed.pdf
Attachment:  Mendoza Road RR Easement-Executed.pdf
Attachment:  EllentonGilletteRR crossing Easements2Loc.Map.pdf
Attachment:  Mendoza Rd RR crossing Easements1Loc.Map.pdf
Attachment:  SchulhoferR_RLS Memo_FPL Crossing-Ellenton-Gillette & Mendoza Rd_Easement Agreements_14-163.pdf