Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 25, 2014
February 25, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #20

Ellenton Gillette Road and US 301 Roadway Improvement Project #6084560. Parcel 2 owned by The Whisenant Family Limited Partnership for a Warranty Deed Purchase located at 3600 North US 301 Ellenton, Florida 34222.


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Maggie Daniell, Property Acquisition Division, Manatee County Property Management Department, Ext. 3009.

Property Acquisition Division, Manatee County Property Management Department, Ext. 6286.

Action Requested
Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase for a Warranty Deed with The Whisenant Family Limited Partnership for the purpose of roadway improvements at the intersection of Ellenton Gillette Road and US 301 in the amount of $201,762.00.

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 Ellenton Gillette Road US - 301 Project was approved in the FY 2014-2018 CIP.

The right-of-way is needed to allow for future intersection improvements at US 301 and Ellenton Gillette Road to enhance the utilization of the existing roadway facility and upgrade to current Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) design standards. Roadway functional improvements to include widening of existing roadway to 24 feet, roadside ditch piping, and shoulder enhancement where necessary.

A settlement was reached at $16.50 per square foot or $201,762.00. The settlement is a negotiated figure representing a litigation avoidance settlement which eliminates additional costs for litigation fees for attorneys, property appraisers, land planners, engineers, and surveyors.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Contract was reviewed by Andrea A. Adibe, Assistant County Attorney.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please return a copy of the executed contract to Maggie Daniell, Property Management, Margaret.daniell@mymanatee.org, and Johnnie Yetter, Project Management, johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Code the settlement cost of $201,762.00 to 319-6084560. Ellenton Gillette Road and US 301 Project.

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Whisenant Location Map.pdf
Attachment:  Whisenant Contract.pdf
Attachment:  Whisenant Warranty Deed.pdf
Attachment:  Whisenant Seller's Affidavit.pdf