Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 26, 2016
REVISED July 26, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #58

Public Sale and Purchase of Surplus Real Property located at 2511 6th Avenue East, Bradenton, to Sixa Investments, Inc.; PID 2502100007


Contact and/or Presenter Information

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

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

Action Requested
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property owned by Manatee County to Sixa Investments, Inc., a Florida for-profit company; and
  • Execution of County Deed to Sixa Investments, Inc., a Florida for-profit company.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Section 125.35, Florida Statutes, County Government authorized to sell real and personal property and to lease real property.

Background Discussion
  • On September 20, 2000, Manatee County acquired the property via Tax Deed recorded in Official Records Book 1649, Page 3519, Public Records of Manatee County, Florida.  Tax Deed Docket 1383.
  • The 2015 tax assessed value is $6,000.00
  • The property was offered for sale in accordance with Florida Statute 125.35.
  • The Board adopted Resolution R-16-053 declaring this property as surplus and authorizing its sale on May 10, 2016.
  • The property was advertised for sale in the Bradenton Herald once a week for two weeks on May 18, 2016, and May 25, 2016.  Staff recommends accepting the highest bid and only bid of $5,500.00.
  • Additionally, as a courtesy, all owners within 500 feet were notified by Property Acquisition via mail on May 17, 2016, that Manatee County intended to sell the parcel but no bids were received.
  • The property has been reviewed by appropriate County Departments without objection to its sale.


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 for Sale and Purchase of Real Property, County Deed, and approved agenda item to Tim Cristello at Tim.Cristello@mymanatee.org and Dinorah Difonzo at dinorah.difonzo@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Property Management Department, AR700003

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property at 2511 6th Avenue East.pdf
Attachment:  2511 6th Avenue East Deed.pdf
Attachment:  Neighborhood Services Comments.pdf
Attachment:  2511 6th Avenue East Lot 175 Washington Park Location Map.pdf