Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - March 6, 2018
REVISED March 6, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30

Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase from Christofer Emery, Individually and as Successor Trustee of The Donna L. and Ralph O. Emery, Jr. Revocable Living Trust for property located on 44th Avenue East, Bradenton PID#1709200159


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
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase with Christofer Emery, individually and as successor trustee of the Donna L. and Ralph O. Emery, Jr. Revocable Living Trust dated November 13, 2003, as amended December 4, 2013, which also may be referred to as The Donna L. and Ralph O. Emery, Jr. Living Trust.

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 44th Avenue East Road Improvement Project from 45th Street East to 44th Avenue Plaza East was approved in FY 2014 (Project Number 6086960).
  • Parcel 119 is a total acquisition of  22,104 square feet of a vacant, non-homestead parcel.
  • On April 13, 2017, Appraiser Shawn Wilson, MAI, Compass Real Estate, determined the value of the area for acquisition at $111,000.00.
  • A settlement was approved by Public Works in the amount of $163,620.00 and includes legal and expert costs. Manatee County, as the condemning authority, is required to pay a landowner's attorney fees and reasonable expert costs in eminent domain proceedings.
  • The County Attorney's Office (CAO) worked with Independence Acquisition and Appraisal, LLC, to ensure the conveyance documents are appropriate for this trust. 
  • Independence Acquisition and Appraisal, LLC, was contracted to negotiate an agreement for this total acquisition.

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, Johnnie Yetter at johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org, Eric Shroyer at eric.shroyer@mymanatee.org, and Angie Stevenson at astevenson@iaallc.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Settlement costs of $163,620.00 to 399-6086960, 44th Avenue East - 45th Street East to 44th Avenue Plaza East

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract for Sale and Purchase.pdf
Attachment:  Cost Avoidence Analysis.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map.pdf