Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - September 22, 2015
REVISED September 22, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #28

Contract for Sale and Purchase for a Warranty Deed from Fairfax Homeowners Association, Inc., for property located at 4425 Fairfax Drive East, Bradenton, Florida 34203, PID #1697913752


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Margaret Daniell, Interim Property Acquisition Division Manager, Property Management, Extension 3009

Larry Decker, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Property Management, Extension 6287

Action Requested
Execution of Contract for Sale and Purchase for a Warranty Deed from Fairfax Homeowners Association, Inc., in the amount of $35,000.00 to acquire property for 45th Street East road improvements from 44th Avenue East to State Road 70 Project.

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

Background Discussion
  • The 45th Street East from 44th Avenue East to State Road 70 road improvement project #6025662 was approved in the FY2013-2017 CIP.
  • Parcel 111 is a 2,769 square foot vacant common area located at 4425 Fairfax Drive East, Bradenton, Florida 34203.  
  • On March 28, 2015, State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Philip R. Hobby of Independence Acquisition & Appraisal, LLC, determined the value of the parcel to be acquired at $32,900.00
  • Market Value for the fee simple acquisition of the land area is allocated as follows; $16,700.00 land, $8,800.00 improvements for a portion of a landscaped island, and $7,400.00 net cost to cure damages.
  • A proposed settlement was reached in the amount of $35,000.00 to avoid litigation and eliminate potential costs for expert witness and attorney's fees.  

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 Larry Decker at: Larry.Decker@mymanatee.org, and to Johnnie Yetter at:  Johnnie.Yetter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Settlement costs of $35,000 to Project #382-6025662, 45th Street East, 44th Avenue East to State Road 70 Road Improvement Project

Attachment:  Fairfax HOA, executed Contract for Sale and Purchase for a Warranty Deed.pdf
Attachment:  Fairfax HOA Administrative Adjustment-Cost Avoidance Analysis.pdf
Attachment:  Fairfax HOA RW Parcel 111 - Loc Map.pdf