Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 7, 2017
REVISED November 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #32

Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase from Bong Thi Nguyen and Tay Van Nguyen for property located at 3501 61st Street East, Palmetto, Florida 34221 PID#714210150


Contact and/or Presenter Information

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

Charles Meador, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Property Management, Extension 6289

Action Requested
  • Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase with Bong Thi Nguyen and Tay Van Nguyen for the purpose of the Ellenton Gillette Road Functional Improvement Project (U.S. 301 to Moccasin Wallow Road) in the amount of $40,000.00.

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 Functional Improvement Project from U.S. 301 to Moccasin Wallow Road was approved in the FY 2013-2017 CIP 309-6084560.
  • Parcel 1 is a partial acquisition of a vacant, non-homestead parcel.
  • The area of the acquisition is 9,122 square feet.
  • On June 11, 2015, Appraiser Steve Cross, SR/WA, of RTD Group, LLC, determined the value of the land for the acquisition at $10,875. The appraisal value consisted of $9,450 for land, $825 for improvements, and $600 cost to cure.
  • Manatee County's third party contracted acquisition firm, RTD Group, LLC, did not reach an agreement with the landowners.
  • A settlement was reached at $40,000.00 eliminating additional costs for litigation fees or expert fees associated with this agreement.
  • The Property Acquisition Division worked diligently to reach an agreement with the landowners and the landowners' attorney.

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 , Michael Sturm at Michael.Sturm@mymanatee.org, Sunny Fu at sunny.fu@mymanatee.org, Johnnie Yetter at johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org, and John LeRoux at john@jmleroux.com.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Settlement costs of $40,000.00 to 309-6084560 - Ellenton Gillette Road (U.S. 301 to Moccasin Wallow Road) Functional Improvement Project

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract for Sale and Purchase.pdf
Attachment:  Parcel 1 Cost Avoidance Analysis.pdf
Attachment:  Location Map.pdf