Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 25, 2017
REVISED July 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #37

Donation of the Disabled American Veterans Building via County Deed with a Reverter to the Manatee County Chapter No. 18 Disabled American Veterans, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation, for property located at 111 63rd Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida.


Contact and/or Presenter Information

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

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

Action Requested
  • ADOPT Resolution R-17-054; and
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property with the Manatee County Chapter No. 18 Disabled American Veterans, Inc.; and
  • Execution of County Deed.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Chapter 125, Florida Statutes. County Government.

Background Discussion
  • The Manatee County Chapter No. 18 Disabled American Veterans Inc.currently has a long-term lease of county property located on 63 Avenue East (see Location Map below).
  • The Disabled American Veterans Chapter has requested that Manatee County terminate the lease and convey the property to the Chapter.
  • This conveyance will transfer ownership from Manatee County to Manatee County Chapter No. 18 Disabled American Veterans, Inc. This property is known as the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Building.
  • The deed includes a provision reserving the utility easement and a reverter clause in case the property is ever put to a non-public-purpose use.
  • The DAV Building is being conveyed "as is" and will terminate the long-term (99 year) lease that is set to expire in 2057.
  • The property is currently leased to the DAV as part of a long-term lease made August 28, 1958.
  • An internal jurisdictional review was completed by appropriate county departments and no objections were raised with the conveyance.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please provide Charles Meador with a copy of the executed contract, a certified copy of the resolution, and the original executed deed.

Recording of the deed and minimum doc stamps will be paid by the DAV.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  R-17-054.pdf
Attachment:  Contract for Sale and Purchase.pdf
Attachment:  Deed.pdf
Attachment:  RLS-15-136.pdf
Attachment:  RLS 2017-0194.pdf
Attachment:  Internal Departmental Review.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map.pdf