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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 22, 2018
REVISED May 22, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #29


Subject
Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase from Timothy O. Huffstutler Jr. and Janet L. Huffstutler for property located at 5701 44th Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34203; PID 1494215070

Briefings
None

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 Timothy O. Huffstutler Jr. and Janet L. Huffstutler for the purpose of the 44th Avenue East Road Improvement Project from 45th Street East to 44th Avenue Plaza East.


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 129 is improved with a homestead residence.
  • Independence Acquisition and Appraisal, LLC, was contracted to negotiate an agreement for the land.
  • On March 16, 2017, Appraiser Nick Chop, MAI, Florida Valuation, determined the value of the area for acquisition at $39,350.00 consisting of land value at $1,550.00, improvements at $6,500.00, and cost to cure, net or minor, at $31,300.00.
  • Timothy O. Huffstutler and Janet L. Huffstutler, the owners, retained attorney Gregory S. Rix and Ryan C. Reese of Moore, Bowman, & Rix, P.A.
  • A settlement was approved by Public Works in the amount of $106,283.00 for land, improvements, and cost to cure 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.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

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 Angelia Stevenson at astevenson@iaallc.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Settlement costs of $106,283.00 to 399-6086960, 44th Avenue East - 45th Street East to 44th Avenue Plaza East

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


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