Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 25, 2014
REVISED March 25, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #24

Ellenton Gillette Road and US 301 Roadway Improvement Project 6084560. Parcel 2 owned by The Whisenant Family Limited Partnership for an amendment to the contract for sale and purchase for a warranty deed.


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Maggie Daniell, Interim Property Acquisition Division Manager, Property Management Department, Extension 3009

Property Acquisition Division, Manatee County Property Management Department, Extension 6286

Action Requested
Execution of First Amendment to Contract for Sale and Purchase of 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.

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 exiting roadway to 24 feet, roadside ditch piping, and shoulder enhancement where necessary.

This first amendment to the Contract is necessary to correctly include the final, negotiated attorney's fees and costs due to Harrison, Kirkland, Pratt & McGuire, P.A., within the Purchase Price for the proper disbursement of funds at the time of closing.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

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

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return a copy of the executed amendment to Maggie Daniell, margaret.daniell@mymanatee.org and Johnnie Yetter, johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Code the additional costs of the purchase price for the attorney fees of $1,060.00 to 319-6084560. Ellenton Gillette Road and US 301 Project.

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Whisenant Amendment to Contract.pdf