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October 11, 2018 Legals

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

Case No.:21-2018-CA-000063

SOUTHERN FOREST
GROVE, LLC,
a Florida Limited
Liability Company,

Plaintiff,
vs.

SUSAN WILCOX, if
married, if alive and if
dead, her respective, known
and unknown spouse, heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors,
or other parties claiming
by, through, under and
against the hereinabove
individually,
Defendant.
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TO: Susan Wilcox
4311 3rd Street SW
Lehigh Acres, FL 33976-2108
Susan Wilcox
8591 SE 74th Ct
Trenton, FL 32693
NOTICE OF ACTION
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title as to the following described lands located in Gilchrist County, Florida:

See Exhibit “A” attached hereto and made a part hereto by reference. Together with that certain 2000 Merit mobile home ID#FLHML3Y148522178 and TITLE #79975796
Tax Parcel Number: 141016-00000001-0026.
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on RONALD W. STEVENS, P.A., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 1444, Bronson, Florida 32621, on or before thirty (30) days from the first date of publication, and file the original with the Clerk of Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a Default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on 13th Sept., 2018

By: S. King
Deputy Clerk

(CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
EXHIBIT A
W 5 AC OF COM AT NW/C OF NE/4 OF SW 1/4 OF 14-10-16 FOR POR THENE RUN ALG N LN OF NE/4 OF SW/4 N 89 DEG E 926.43 FT TO POB THENCE CONT N 89 DEG E 381.02 FT TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING NW/C OF NW/4 OF SE/4 OF SAID SEC 14 THENCE RUN ALG N LN OF NW/4 OF SE/4 N 88 DEG E 479.62 FT TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKED #4114 THENCE RUN S 664.20 FT THENCE RUN S 89 DEG W 830.02 FT THENCE RUN N 666.03 FT TO POB 63/139 71/506 86/503 95/220 101/637 103/57 107-118 111-180 161-556 UTIL EASEMENT 180/388 236/83 276/79 288/370 289/99 291/475 2000/4007 2001/3820 2001/3821 2008/5575 2009/5310
Publish 09/20, 09/27, 10/4 and 10/11b
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FLORIDA PACE FUNDING AGENCY NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF
COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Florida PACE Funding Agency, a public body corporate and politic (the “Agency”), hereby provides notice, pursuant to Sections 163.08(2), (3) and (4) and 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments for more than one year to be levied within the area encompassed by the boundaries of every county in Florida, or any of the municipalities therein, subscribing to or served by the Agency’s statewide provision of funding and financing to construct or pay for energy conservation and efficiency improvements, renewable energy improvements and wind resistance improvements in accordance with Section 163.08, Florida Statutes (collectively, the “Qualifying Improvements”). By law and resolution of the Agency, a property owner may apply to the Agency for funding and financing of a Qualifying Improvement. The non-ad valorem assessments contemplated by this notice are voluntary and are only imposed by the Agency with the prior written consent authorized by or on behalf of affected property owners who determine to obtain financing for Qualifying Improvements from the Agency. The Agency is authorized by law to fund and finance Qualifying Improvements and is required to annually collect repayment by non-ad valorem assessments. The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 1:00 p.m. on October 30, 2018, at the River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization Executive Conference Room, 2570 W International Speedway Boulevard, Suite 100, Daytona Beach, Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property that may be subject to the levy – which is the entirety of the State of Florida. Copies of the proposed form of resolution are on file at the office of Counterpointe Energy Solutions (FL) LLC, Third Party Administrator for the Florida PACE Funding Agency, 2600 Maitland Center Parkway, Suite 163, Maitland, Florida 32751, email: gov@counterpointees.com. All interested persons are invited to present oral comments at the public hearing and/or submit written comments to the Board at the above address. Written comments should be received by the Agency on or before October 29, 2018. Any persons desiring to present oral comments should appear at the public hearing.

In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in such public hearing should contact the River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization at (386) 226-0422 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the public hearing.

By Order of the Board of Directors of Florida PACE Funding Agency on August 14, 2018.
Publish: September 20 - October 11
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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., November 5th, 2018, for the purpose of selecting a contractor for construction services.

BID TITLE: Reconstruction of SE
110th Street from SE
70th Ave to SE 90th Ave

BID OPENING LOCATION:
Gilchrist County Administrator Office
209 SE 1st Street
Trenton, Florida 32693

The complete original bid and 2 copies must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF SE 110TH STREET FROM SE 70TH AVE TO SE 90TH AVE”, and delivered to GILCHRIST COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICE, 209 SE 1st Street, Trenton, Florida 32693. Envelopes are to be sent or delivered in person to the above address. No postal mail will be accepted.

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 November 5th, 2018, 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 the
NFPS website at http://www.nfps.net/bid-opportunities/. Paper copies of the Bid
Documents are available from the Engineer’s Office at a price of $200 per printed set with a two (2) set maximum. The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes.

Contact Olivia Radford at North Florida Professional Services via e-mail (oradford@nfps.net) with questions. All questions must be received no later than 5:00 PM on October 25th, 2018.
Publish: October 4 and 11, 2018
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BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a nonbinding referendum, a ballot summary of which appears below, will be considered on the November 6, 2018, Gilchrist County General Election Ballot.

NONBINDING REFERENDUM CONCERNING TAX INCREASE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW GILCHRIST COUNTY JAIL AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.

The Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners have determined that a new jail and correctional facility is needed by Gilchrist County, Florida. In order to provide funding for the new facility, are you in favor of a tax increase by the Board to provide funding for the facility?
( ) Yes - For approval of increasing taxes to provide funding for new jail and correctional facility.

( ) No - Against approval of increasing taxes to provide funding for new jail and correctional facility.
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This public measure is authorized pursuant to Florida Statutes section 125.01

Publish 10/04, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 and 11/1/ 2018b
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION

File No. 21-2018-CP-38
Division Probate

IN RE: ESTATE OF
JEROME LAWRENCE BLAKE Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of Jerome Lawrence Blake, deceased, whose date of death was March 16, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Gilchrist County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 37, Trenton, FL 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 persons 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 PERIODS 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 October 4, 2018.
Personal Representative:
Katherine M. Gowan
4400 N.W. 16th Place
Gainesville, Florida 32605

Attorney for Personal Representative:
/s/ Star M. Sansone
Star M. Sansone
Attorney
Florida Bar Number: 113103
Dell Salter, P.A.
3940 N.W. 16th Blvd., Bldg. B
Gainesville, FL 32605
Telephone: (352) 416-0090
Fax: (352) 376-7996
E-Mail: star.sansone@dellsalter.com
Secondary E-Mail:
marissa.helble@dellsalter.com
Published, October 4 and 11, 2018b.
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AMENDED NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT NEW RULES,
REVISE AND/OR AMEND EXISTING RULES AND REPEAL OLD RULES

Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Gilchrist County, Florida intends to adopt new rules, and revise and/or amend existing rules of the Board after a public hearing, as follows:
POLICY
3.06 Safe and Secure Schools, 3.061(new) Domestic Security, 4.25 Virtual Instruction, 5.05 Requirements for Original Entry, 5.13/D Zero Tolerance for School Related Crimes, 5.12(new) Medical Marijuana, 6.39 Report of Misconduct, 7.25 Hospitality Funds

Copies of the proposed new rules, and revised and/or amended existing rules are available for inspection and copying by the public at the Superintendent’s office, 310 NW 11th Avenue, Trenton, Florida. Copies of all or any of the rules may be purchased at the cost of reproduction which is estimated at $.25 per page.
The purpose of adopting new rules and revising and amending existing rules is to bring the rules up to date and discard and unnecessary rules.
This revision and adoption of new rules will not have any adverse economic impact on any person.
Specific authority for these adopted rules are Florida Statutes 1001.41, 1001.42(17), F.S. 1001.11, 1001.43, 1008.22, 1008.34, 1008.385, 1010.01, 1010.04, 1011.01-1011.18 24, 1013.61, F.S. 6A-1.002, 6A-1.004, 6A-1.006, 6A-1.007, 6A-1.0071..
A public hearing will be held on the proposed adopted new rules and revised and/or amended existing rules at 4:15 P.M. on November 13, 2018 at the School Board Meeting at the Gilchrist County School Board meeting room at 310 NW 11th Ave. Trenton, FL 32693.
All interested persons are advised that any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the board as to any matter considered at said hearing will need to ensure that a verbatim record is made of the proceeding, which record must include all of the testimony and evidence presented. /s/Robert G. Rankin as Superintendent
And Secretary of the Board
Publish October 4 thru Nov. 13, 2018b

NOTICE OF MEETING
Please take notice, the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners, in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida. The following is a proposed agenda:
1. Call to Order (4:00 p.m.)
2. Prayer/Flag
3. Agenda Changes
4. Consent Agenda
5. Public Participation
6. Constitutional Officers
7. County Administrator
8. Attorney Report
9. Clerk Report
10. Time Certain Schedule
4:15 p.m. Gene Parrish;
Discussion on Greenway
Palms Plat
11. Commissioner Reports
12. Old Business
13. New Business
14. Public Participation
15. Adjourn
“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 October 11, 2018b
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LEGAL NOTICE
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
2018 GILCHRIST ELECTION
GILCHRIST COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD EVENTS

October 17, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m. Conducting the Logic & Accuracy of Voting Equipment

In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, this meeting is open to
the public.
Note: Section 286.01105, Florida Statutes, state that if a person
decides to appeal any decision by the board, agency, or commission with
respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will
need a record of the proceeding, and that, for such purposes, he or she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
Publish October 11, 2018b
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CERTIFICATE TO ROLL

I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am the duly qualified and acting Property Appraiser in and for Gilchrist County, Florida. As such, I have satisfied myself that all property included or includable on the Real Property & Tangible Personal Property, Property Assessment Roll for the aforesaid county is properly taxed so far as I have been able to ascertain, that the said roll was certified and delivered to me by the Value Adjustment Board on the 8th day of October, 2018; and that all required extensions on the above described roll to show the tax attributable to all taxable property included therein have been made pursuant to law.

I further certify that, upon completion of this certificate and the attachment of same to the herein described assessment roll as a part thereof, said assessment roll will be delivered to the Tax Collector of this county.

In witness whereof, I have subscribed this certificate, caused the same to be attached to and made part of, the above described assessment roll this the 8th day of October, 2018.

/s/ Damon C. Leggett
Property Appraiser of Gilchrist
County, Florida

Publish October 11, 2018b
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number: 21-2018-CP-23

IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOYCE ANN NORTON,
also known as Joyce Norton,
Joyce B. Norton,
and Joyce Balz Norton.
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)

TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:

You are hereby notified that an Order Of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of JOYCE ANN NORTON, also known as Joyce Norton, Joyce B. Norton, and Joyce Balz Norton , deceased, File Number 21-2018-CP-23, by the Circuit Court for Gilchrist County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 37, Trenton, Florida 32693 ; that the decedent’s date of death was April 11, 2018; that the total value of the estate is $37,754.55, and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are:

Name Address
Rene Norton, 1900 SW 50th Street, Bell, FL 32619;
W. Joseph Norton, 4770 SW 17th Ct., Bell, FL 32619;
Kelly Mancusi, 748 Pelham Rd., New Rochelle, NY 10805; and
Michael Norton, 59 Village Green, Bardonia, NY 10954.

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:

All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order Of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.

ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, 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 October 11, 2018.

Attorney for Person Giving Notice:
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

Person Giving Notice:
Rene Norton, Petitioner
1900 SW 50th Street
Bell, Florida 32619

Publish October 11 and 18, 2018b
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ATTENTION VEHICLE PURCHASERS
In March 2018, the Florida Legislature enacted the Hope Scholarship Program to provide the parent of a public-school student who was subjected to battery, harassment, hazing, bullying, kidnapping, physical attack, robbery, sexual offenses, threat or intimidation, or fighting at school the opportunity to transfer that student to another public school or to request a scholarship for the student to enroll in and attend an eligible private school.
Beginning October 1, a portion of the sales tax when you purchase your vehicle can help a child that has been bullied or a victim of violence find a new learning environment.
Through Florida’s new Hope Scholarship Program, administered by Step Up for Students, vehicle purchasers will be able to designate up to $105 of the sales tax due to fund scholarships for children that have been victims of bullying and violence.
• At the time of purchase or registration of a motor vehicle, customers will be given a Hope Scholarship Contribution Form to complete.
• Tax Collectors, dealers and private tag agents will provide customers with the form to designate up to $105 to the scholarship program.
• Tax Collectors, dealers and private tag agents will submit the sales tax designation directly to Step Up for Students to award the scholarships to eligible students.
• A contribution is at no cost to the customer, tax collector, dealer or private tag agent.
• Your sales tax designation can help change a child’s life.

Heavy trucks over 5000 lbs, truck tractors, trailers, motorcycles or mopeds are not eligible for participation.

Publish October 11, 2018b
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NOTICE OF SALE
Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc. will sell at Public Sale at Auction the following vehicles to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713.78 of the Florida Statutes on November 01, 2018 at 10 A.M.
*AUCTION WILL OCCUR WHERE EACH VEHICLE IS LOCATED*
2001MITSUBISHI,
VIN# JA4LS21H31PO24576
2005 TOYOTA,
VIN# 2T1BR32E55C438227
Located at: 7100 SE SR 26, TRENTON, FL 32693
Any person(s) claiming any interest(s) in the above vehicles contact Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc, (954) 920-6020
*ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD WITH RESERVE*
Some of the vehicles may have been released prior to auction
LIC # AB-0001256
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