Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #26

Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase for a Warranty Deed from Enna Gillihan for property located at 4509 East Bedford Court, Bradenton, Florida 34203


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Margaret Daniell, Interim Property Acquisition Division Manager, Property Management, Extension 3009

Charles Meador, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Property Management, Extension 6289

Action Requested
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase for a Warranty Deed with Enna Gillihan for the purpose of the 45th Street East Road Improvements from State Road 70 to 44th Avenue East in the amount of  $123,302.00.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Chapters 125 and 127, Florida Statutes. Manatee County Comprehensive Plan Goal 5.1 addresses the safety and efficiency of forecasted vehicular demands.

Background Discussion
  • The 45th Street East road improvements project from State Road 70 to 44th Avenue East was approved in the FY 2013-2017 CIP 382-6025562.
  • Parcel 114 consists of  626 square feet of acquisition and is Enna Gillihan's primary residence.
  • An appraisal report dated March 12, 2015 by Shawn Wilson, MAI, of Compass Real Estate Consulting, Inc., determined the value at $60,000.00; Land taken $3,800.00; Improvements taken $400.00; Severance Damages $55,800.
  • Enna Gillihan retained Anthony V. Policastro, Esquire, Policastro Law Group.
  • A settlement was reached at $123,302.00 which includes expert costs.
  • This settlement will eliminate eminent domain and additional litigation fees and costs.

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 Charles Meador at Charles.meador@mymanatee.org and Johnnie Yetter at johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Settlement costs of $123,302.00 to 382-6025662, 45th Street East (SR 70 to 44th Avenue East) Road Improvement Project

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract for Sale and Purchase - Gillihan.pdf
Attachment:  Cost Avoidance.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map.pdf