Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 8, 2018
REVISED May 8, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #23

Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase from Velma M. Gillett and Darren Alden Gillett, individually and as Co-Trustees of the Velma M. Gillett Revocable Living Trust dated October 22, 2007, for a Property located in Parrish, Florida, PID 485600100


Contact and/or Presenter Information

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

Chris Munyon, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Property Management Department, Extension 6825

Action Requested
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase with Velma M. Gillett and Darren Alden Gillett, individually and as Co-Trustees of the Velma M. Gillett Revocable Living Trust, dated October 22, 2007, as amended, for the purpose of the Fort Hamer Road Extension, U.S. 301 North to Erie Road Alignment, in the amount of $375,000.00.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Chapters 125 and 127, Florida Statutes.  Manatee Comprehensive Plan Goal 5.1 addresses the safety and efficiency of forecasted vehicular demands.

Background Discussion
  • The right-of-way is required for the future improvements and alignment at Fort Hamer Road from Erie Road to U.S. 301 North.
  • The acquisition of the entire parcel consists of 1.42 acres including a single family residence located at 6103 121st Avenue East, Parrish, Florida, PID 485600100.
  • This Property is the homestead of Velma M. Gillett.
  • This Property is NOT the homestead of Darren Alden Gillett.
  • Property Acquisition was assigned to negotiate with the owner to reach an agreement.
  • Property Acquisition performed an in-house value analysis for the parcel formulating a value of $375,000.00 on December 6, 2017.
  • A settlement was reached in the amount of $375,000.00 for the total acquisition eliminating additional costs for litigation fees or expert fees associated with this agreement. As part of the settlement, the owner will be granted extended possession of the property for up to 240 days after closing.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please return a copy of the executed contract to Chris Munyon, Property Acquisition Division, at chris.munyon@mymanatee.org.

Please email a copy of the executed contract to Sia Mollanazar at sia.mollanazar@mymanatee.org, Michael Sturm at michael.sturm@mymanatee.org, and Johnnie Yetter at johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Settlement costs of $375,000.00 to 380-6053913, Fort Hamer Extension U.S. 301 North to Erie Road Alignment

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract for Sale and Purchase - Gillett Trust.pdf
Attachment:  Response Memo and Email to CAO Matter No. 2018-0032 dtd 2.9.18.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map.pdf