Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #26

Public Sale and Purchase of Surplus Real and Personal Property located at 304 52nd Avenue Terrace West, Bradenton, to Floridana Homeowners Association, Inc., a Florida non profit corporation.


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Lynn Willis, Real Property Specialist, Property Acquisition Division, Ext. 6287

Property Acquisition, Property Management Department, Ext. 6286

Action Requested

Execution of Contract For Sale and Purchase of Real Property owned by Manatee County to Floridana Homeowners Association, Inc., a Florida non profit corporation.

Execution of County Deed to Floridana Homeowners Association, Inc., a Florida non profit corporation.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Sections 125.35 and 125.411, Florida Statutes, County Government, and 270.11 F.S.

Background Discussion

Manatee County acquired the property through an Escheatment Tax Deed dated August 28, 2012, recorded in Official Record Book 2434, Page 2817, and described as Lot 17, Block F, Floridana Mobile Homesite Site 1, Plat Book 11, Page 7.

The property has been reviewed by appropriate County departments, Affordable Housing, and private agencies, and none have any need for the property.  The County continues to incur expenses to maintain the property.  On February 26, 2013, Regular Meeting, Resolution R-13-037 was approved by the BCC.

The property was previously offered for sale with no response.

The property was offered for sale in accordance with the Florida Statutes 125.35.  The bids were opened on September 3, 2013; with the high bid from Floridana Homeowners Association, Inc., a Florida non profit corporation, in the amount of $2,500.00. Manatee County staff recommends that the Board accept the high bid.

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

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please return copy of executed Contract for Sale and Purchase of Real Property, County Deed, and approved agenda item to Lynn Willis, Property Acquisition Division, lynn.willis@mymanatee.org; Sandra Murphy, County Attorney's Office, sandra.murphy@mymanatee.org; Wendy Fuller, Treasury Management, Finance, wendy.fuller@manateeclerk.com; and Jon Berry, Property Management, jon.berry@mymanatee.org.

Also, return the original executed County Deed to Lynn Willis, Property Acquisition Division, lynn.willis@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Property Management Department, AR700003.

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Contract floridana 10112013.pdf
Attachment:  Deed to Floridana.pdf
Attachment:  Surplus Floridana RLS.pdf
Attachment:  Floridana Mobile Homes Lot 17 Loc Map.pdf