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August 10, 2017 Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ENACTMENT OF AN ORDINANCE; AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ENACTMENT OF RESOLUTION AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE THE UNIFORM METHOD OF ASSESSMENT FOR THE LEVY, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF  A NON-AD VALOREM SPECIAL ASSESSMENT BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance, and a Resolution, which titles appear herein, will be considered for enactment by the Board of County Commissioners of Gilchrist County, Florida, at a public hearing at the regular meeting on August 21, 2017 scheduled for 4:15 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters can be heard, in the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners meeting facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida.  Copies of said Ordinance and Resolution may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the County Clerk, Gilchrist County Courthouse, located at 112 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida during regular business hours.  On the date, time and place first above mentioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the Ordinance and Resolution.

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-05 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY,  FLORIDA, CREATING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS FOR A PORTION OF SE 64TH STREET, IN UNINCORPORATED GILCHRIST COUNTY; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; IMPOSING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ON A CERTAIN PARCEL WITHIN THE DISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR USE OF REVENUES; PROVIDING FOR HARDSHIP WAIVERS; PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODIFIER; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

                     AND ALSO,

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-22              

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA ELECTING TO USE THE UNIFORM METHOD FOR THE LEVY, COLLECTION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF A NON-AD VALOREM SPECIAL ASSESSMENT TO BE LEVIED ON A CERTAIN LOT WITH FRONTAGE ON AND/OR DERIVING ACCESS FROM SE 64TH STREET;   STATING A NEED FOR SUCH LEVY; PROVIDING FOR THE MAILING OF THIS RESOLUTION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates.  Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published.

“Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (352) 463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771.”

All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Publish: July 20, 2017

July 27, 2017

August 3, 2017

August 10, 2017

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA

JUVENILE DIVISION

CASE NO.: 21-2016-DP-00008

IN THE INTEREST OF:

J.A.H.L.    (M)  DOB: 09/27/2011

Z.M.L.       (F)  DOB: 10/27/2012

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Minor Children.

NOTICE OF SUIT FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PLACEMENT FOR ADOPTION

THE STATE OF FLORIDA

TO:  DAVID GEORGE LARE

         Address Unknown

You are hereby notified that a petition under oath has been filed in the above-styled Court for the termination of your parental rights to J. AH.L., a male child, born on September 27, 2011, and Z.M.L., a female child, born on October 27, 2012, and for permanent commitment of the children to the Department of Children and Families, (the Department), for subsequent adoption. You are hereby commanded to be present and personally appear for an Advisory Hearing on the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights and for Permanent Commitment for Subsequent Adoption filed by the Department before, the Honorable Nancy A. Wilkov, a Magistrate of the Circuit Court, Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida on MONDAY, the 11th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2017 AT 10:10 A.M., or as soon thereafter that counsel may be heard.

FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS CONTINUED ADVISORY CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS AS TO THESE CHILDREN.  IF YOU FAIL TO PERSONALLY APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED YOU SHALL LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A PARENT TO THE CHILDREN NAMED IN THE PETITION.

YOU ARE ENTITLED TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY PRESENT TO REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF YOU WANT AN ATTORNEY BUT ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD ONE YOU MUST NOTIFY THE COURT AND THE COURT WILL APPOINT AN ATTORNEY TO REPRESENT YOU.

Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org.

This notice shall be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in The Gilchrist County Journal newspaper at Trenton, Florida.

WITNESS my hand as the clerk of said Court and the Seal therefore, this 24th day of July, 2017.

                 Todd Newton

                 Clerk of Circuit Court

(Clerk of Court Seal)

                           /s/ L. Guyton

Deputy Clerk

DEPARTMENT OF

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Children’s Legal Services

Katherine Rashkind, Esq.

Counsel for the Department

Florida Bar No. 68547

1000 NE 16th Ave., Bldg. J,

MS 13/04

Gainesville, Florida 32601

Phone: (352) 415-6257

Fax: (352) 955-6298

Primary Email:

Katherine Rashkind@myflfamilies.com

Publish Aug. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2017b

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INVITATION TO BID

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GILCHRIST COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, FLORIDA will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 21, 2017, for the purpose of selecting a contractor for construction services. 

BID TITLE: SW 62ND COURT 

                      PAVING 

BID OPENING LOCATION:

                 Gilchrist County

                 Administrator Office  

                 209 SE 1st Street  

                 Trenton, Florida 32693 

Bids must be submitted in triplicate in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID FOR SW 62ND Court Paving”, and delivered to GILCHRIST COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICE, 209 SE 1st Street, Trenton, Florida 32693.

The County assumes no responsibility for bids received after the bid submittal time or at any location other than that specified, no matter what the reason. Late bids will be held unopened and will not be considered for award.

 Any envelopes, boxes, or packages which are not properly labeled, identified, and prominently marked with the sealed bid identification, may be inadvertently opened upon receipt, thereby invalidating such bids and thereby resulting in exclusion from the official bid opening process. 

Bids will be opened in public at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, 

or as soon thereafter as practical at 209 SE 1st Street, Trenton, Florida 32693. 

The Commission reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids in whole or part, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Gilchrist County

Electronic Copies of Bid Documents and specifications can be obtained from Rob Davis of Dewberry | Preble-Rish at rhdavis@dewberry.com or 850-354-5183.

The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes.

Contact Rob Davis at Dewberry | Preble-Rish with questions.

Publish August 3 and 10, 2017b

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION

IN RE:  ESTATE OF                          MERVIN HINES,                     File Number 21-2017-CP-29

Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of  MERVIN HINES, deceased, whose date of death was   March 30, 2017  , is pending in the Circuit Court for  Gilchrist  County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is  Post Office Box 37, Trenton, Florida 32693.  The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below.

All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the decedent and other person having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.

The date of first publication of this Notice is   August 3, 2017.

Personal Representative:

Barbara C. Hines

2058 NE County Road 337

High Springs, FL 32643

Attorney for Personal Representative: David Miller Lang, Jr.               Florida Bar No. 0023541

204 Southeast First Street

Post Office Box 51

Trenton, Florida  32693

dlangxxj@bellsouth.net (352) 463-7800

Published August 3 & 10, 2017b.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Gilchrist County will submit the Annual Report required by the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program for fiscal years 2016/2017, 2015/2016, and 2014/2015 by September 15, 2017. Once approved at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on September 5th copies of the reports are available for public inspection and comment at the Office of the Chairman of the Gilchrist County Board of Commissioners, Trenton, Florida.

 Publish August 10, 2017b.

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NOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners, in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, will hold a BUDGET WORKSHOP on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida. The following is a proposed agenda:

The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the FY 17/18 proposed budgets. The following subjects have been scheduled:

Transportation Fund

Millage Rate Discussion

Fund Balance Discussion

Other Departments/Subjects(Issues)

“Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact (352)463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800)955-8771.”

PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decides to appeal any decisions made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at said hearing, that person will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, that person may need to insure that a verbatim record is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA

D. RAY HARRISON, JR., CHAIRMAN

ATTEST:

TODD NEWTON, CLERK OF COURT

Publish August 10, 2017b.

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CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS

CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

the City Council of the City of

Fanning Springs will meet in a Budget Workshop on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 3:00 pm at the Fanning Springs, City Hall, 17651 NW 90th Ct., Fanning Springs, FL.

The Agenda is:

1.  2017-2018 Budget

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE

Pursuant to Florida Statutes 286.0105 that if a person decides to appeal any

decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made.  Which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

DATED this 7th  day of Aug, 2017.

By Sheila Watson, City Clerk, City

Of Fanning Springs, Florida.

Publish August 10, 2017b

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PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF TRENTON

REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING

The Trenton City Commissioners will meet in Regular Session Monday, August 14, 2017, at 6:00 pm, or as soon as possible following the Planning & Zoning Board Meeting, in the Trenton Community Center located at 214 SE 3rd Avenue, Trenton, Florida.  Items included on the agenda are as follows:

A.  Call to Order

B.  Adoption of Agenda

C.  Unscheduled Guests

D.  Consent Items

1.  Minutes – Regular Commission

Meeting, July 24, 2017

2.  June Financial and

Expenditure Reports

E.   Staff Reports

1.  Code Enforcement

2.  Fire Department

3.  Public Works Department

F.  Action Items

1.  Resolution 2017-10;

FY 2016-2017 Budget

Amendment

2.  Ordinance 2017-04;

Comprehensive Plan

Amendment - Livesay

Property

3.  Ordinance 2017-05; Land

Development Regulation

Amendment - Livesay

Property

4.  Resolution 2017-11;

DEP-SRWMD Request to

Waive Fees

5.  Surplus Items

G.  Discussion Items

      1.  Tentative Budget Workshop

H.  City Attorney Report

I.   City Manager Report

J.   Board Member Requests

K.  Public Comments

L.  Adjourn

Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact 352-463-4000 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service 800-955-8771.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Lyle Wilkerson

City Manager

Publish August 10, 2017b.

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Nature Coast Regional Water Authority

Notice of Board Meeting 

The Nature Coast Regional Water Authority (“Authority”) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Fanning Springs City Hall, 17651 NW 90th Court, Fanning Springs, Florida 32693. The Authority Board will consider the approval of meeting minutes, treasurer’s report and any action or discussion items involving the Authority’s business.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend and provide comment at the meeting, which may be continued to a date and time certain as announced at the meeting. For more information, including a copy of the agenda, please contact Cheyenne Stemple at (352) 498 1426 or by email at cheyenne.stemple@dixie.fl.gov. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations at the meeting should contact Cheyenne Stemple at the contact information provided above. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at (800) 955 8770 for aid in contacting Cheyenne Stemple at (352) 498 1426 at least two day prior to the date of the meeting.

Each person who decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting is advised that such person will need a record of the proceedings and, accordingly, the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based.

Publish August 10, 2017b.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION

File No. 21-2017-CP-0019

IN RE:  ESTATE OF

WILLIAM EUGENE BACKUS,

JR.

Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of  WILLIAM EUGENE BACKUS, JR., deceased, whose date of death was MARCH 3, 2017, is pending in the Circuit Court for  Gilchrist  County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is  112 S. Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693.  The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative’s attorney are set forth below.

All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the decedent and other person having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.

The date of first publication of this Notice is AUGUST 10, 2017.

Personal Representative:

/s/ Marie B. Bertch

MARIE B. BERTCH

5143 Mellow Drive

Valdosta, Georgia 31605

Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Richard L. Coleman

RICHARD L. COLEMAN

Attorney for Petitioner

COLEMAN TALLEY, LLP

910 North Patterson Street

Valdosta, Georgia 31601

(229) 242-7562

(229) 333-0885 facsimile

richard.coleman@colemantalley.com

Florida Bar No. 0781568

Published August 10 & 17, 2017b.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF TRENTON

PLANNING AND ZONING

BOARD MEETING

The City of Trenton Planning and Zoning Board will meet on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 6:00 pm, in the Trenton Community Center located at 214 SE 3rd Avenue, Trenton, Florida.  Items included on the agenda are as follows:

A.  Call to Order

B.  Adoption of Agenda

C.  Consent Items

1.  Minutes – Planning and

Zoning Board Meeting

Minutes, June 26, 2017

D.    Action Items

1.  SP 2017-02 - Five Star

Investments Billboard

E.   Public Comments

F.   Adjourn

Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact 352-463-4000 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service 800-955-8771.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Lyle Wilkerson

City Manager

Publish August 10, 2017b.

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