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.
This public measure is authorized pursuant to Florida Statutes section 125.01
Publish October 4 - November 1, 2018b
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:
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
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
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.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
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:
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
Person Giving Notice:
Rene Norton, Petitioner
1900 SW 50th Street
Bell, Florida 32619
Publish October 11 and 18, 2018b
INVITATION TO BID
The City of Trenton hereby gives notice that bids will be accepted from qualified bidders for the following work:
Continual Contractual Tree Services to include:
- As-needed General Maintenance (pruning, right of ways and tree removal up to 15” in diameter);
- Annual Inspections of all City trees by a certified arborist at same daily rate as general maintenance.
Bidder is required to carry Liability Insurance in an amount no less than $1,000,000.00 and Worker’s Compensation Coverage.
Bids will be received until 5:00 pm (local time), Friday, November 2, 2018. Bids may be mailed, hand-delivered or emailed to:
City of Trenton
Bid 18-08; Tree Services
114 N. Main Street
Trenton, FL 32693
Final bid selection will be made by the City Commission at the Regular Commission Meeting on November 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible. If you have any questions, please call 352-463-4000.
The City of Trenton reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept or reject any or all without cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the City of Trenton. City of Trenton staff may review bids prior to their review at public hearing in order to communicate with the seller regarding specifications, pricing, etc.
Publish October 18 and 25, 2018b
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 2017CA000051
WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND
SOCIETY, FSB. DOING BUSINESS
AS CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT IN
ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY,
BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE
FOR BCAT 2015-14ATT,
RICKY SLAUGHTER, et al.,
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 20, 2018 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on November 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., at the front of the south doors of the courthouse, 112 South Main Street, Trenton, FL 32693-3200.
COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 NORTH 89 DEG. 55 MIN. 52 SEC. EAST, 20.40 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 NORTH 89 DEG. 55 MIN. 52 SEC. EAST, 752 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEG. 04 MIN. 08 SEC. WEST, 516.62 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEG. 55 MIN, 52 SEC. WEST, 754.97 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEG. 23 MIN, 52 SEC. EAST, 516.88 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING 8.18 ACRES, MORE OR LESS.
Property Address: 1530 SW 32ND PLACE, BELL, FL 32619
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
Dated: 11 Oct. 2018
TODD NEWTON, CLERK
By: S. King
AMERICANS 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. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770.
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
The undersigned hereby certifies that the forgoing has been served by U.S. Mail and/or e-mail on this 12 day of Oct., 2018 on the following:
MICHELLE A. DELEON, ESQ.
WOOD & BOYER, P.A.
255 SOUTH ORANGE AVENUE,
ORLANDO, FL 32801
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
LINDSEY B. LANDER, ESQ.
330 SW 1ST AVE
TRENTON, FL 32693
ATTORNEY FOR DEFENDANT RICKY SLAUGHTER A/K/A RICKY C. SLAUGHTER
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICKY SLAUGHTER A/K/A RICKY C. SLAUGHTER
1530 SW 32ND PLACE
BELL, FL 32619
COREY J. SMITH, ESQ.
ASSISTANT UNITED STATES
111 NORTH ADAMS STREET,
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301
ATTORNEY FOR DEFENDANT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY-INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
LINDSAY R. DUNN, ESQ.
FIRST AMERICAN LAW GROUP
7650 W COURTNEY CAMPBELL
CSWY. STE. 1150
TAMPA, FL 33607
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gilchrist County, Florida
(Clerk of Court Seal
By: /s/ S. King
Publish Oct. 18 and 25, 2018b
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
THE BANK OF NEW YORK
MELLON, F/K/A THE BANK
OF NEW YORK, AS
TO JPMORGAN CHASE
BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE
FOR BEAR STEARNS
CASE NO.: 21-2017-CA-000044
JULIENE HORNSBY, et al,
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Forclosure Sale dated Sept. 12, 2018, and entered in Case No. 21-2017-CA-000044 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Gilchrist County, Florida in which the Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as successor-in-interest to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Bear Stearns Asset Backed Securities Trust 2005-SD4,Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2005-SD4, is the Plaintiff and Juliene Hornsby, Travis H. Hornsby, G. Gregory Hale - Co-Counsel for Plaintiff, are defendants, the Gilchrist County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on in front of the south doors of the Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South Main Street, Trenton, FL 32693, Gilchrist County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 5th day of November, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure:
LOT ONE (1) AND TWO (2), PINE BREEZE, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 37, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 7900 SE CR 337, TRENTON, FL 32693
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated in Gilchrist County, Florida this 11th day of Oct., 2018.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gilchrist County, Florida
(Clerk of Court Seal)
By: S. King__________
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accomodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. To file response please contact Gilchrist Court Clerk of Court, P. O. Box 37, Trenton, FL 32693.
Publish October 18 and 25, 2018b
A RESOLUTION TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
FANNING SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL
WHEREAS: The City of Fanning Springs, Florida pursuant to Section 3.09 of the Charter of Fanning Springs, Florida, is vested with the power to determine it’s own rules and order of business, including the days of regular meetings of the City Council, and
WHEREAS: The council deems it to be necessary to change the November 6, 2018 City Council meeting date;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Fanning Springs that:
1. The regular meeting of the City Council will be held on November 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
2. The change is effective only for the month of November 2018.
3. This Resolution will be published prior to the meeting in newspapers of general circulation in both Levy and Gilchrist County;
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City of Fanning Springs this 2nd day of Oct., 2018.
CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS
Publish October 18, 2018b
PROCLAMATION OF THE MAYOR
AND NOTICE OF GENERAL
ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF TRENTON
Under, and by virtue of the power vested in me as Mayor-Commissioner of the City of Trenton, Florida, the regular general election is hereby called to be held in the City of Trenton on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, for the purpose of electing officers to serve as follows:
(a) Group 2: City Commissioner, two (2) year term, seat currently held by Randall Rutter;
(b) Group 3: City Commissioner, two (2) year term, seat currently held by Marcia Hellams;
(c) Group 4: City Commissioner, two (2) year term, seat currently held by Kayla Davis.
The election shall be held at the Trenton Community Center, 214 SE Third Avenue, Trenton, Florida and the polls shall be open at 7:00 a.m. on said day and shall close at 7:00 p.m. on the same day.
The date for the run-off election, should it be required, will be on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
Candidates for office must be residents of the City of Trenton, and qualified electors. The qualification period for candidacy for this election is from Monday, October 29, 2018 through Friday, November 2, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day, at the office of the Supervisor of Elections for Gilchrist County Courthouse, Trenton, Florida.
Given under my hand and the official seal of the City of Trenton, Florida, this 8 day of October, 2018.
/s/ Wesley “Lee” Deen
Wesley “Lee” Deen,
/s/ Lyle Wilkerson
Lyle Wilkerson, Clerk/City Manager
Publish October 18 and 25, 2018b
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
Notice is hereby given by the Board of County Commissioners of Gilchrist County, Florida, serving as the Planning Commission, that it will consider at public hearing the below described Application for a Variance at the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida on November 12, 2018 at 4:45 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, the following:
A request by Jeffrey Ragans and Stacey Ragans, husband and wife, seeking a Variance from the minimum lot size and width requirements for a single family home in a mixed Environmentally Sensitive Land-2 (ESL-2) and Agriculture-2 (A-2), land use categories located on approximately 3.11 acres at 3640 NW 95th Street, Branford, Gilchrist County, Florida 32008. Gilchrist County Property Appraiser’s Tax Parcel No. 13-07-14-0000-0005-0000.
A copy of the application is on file in the Office of Gilchrist County Community Development, located at 209 SE First Street, Trenton, Florida, and may be inspected by the public 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 aforementioned matter.
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 unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing.
“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 decision 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 proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Publish October 18, 2018b
SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on October 5, 2018:
Sanchez Farms, LLC, 479 NE 446th St., Old Town, FL 32680 and Sharon Henderson, 1418 Tiber Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32628, has submitted an application for a Water Use Permit number 2-041-221880-2, authorizing a maximum average daily use of 0.8873 million gallons of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10 year drought conditions. This project is located in Township 10S, Range 14E, Sections 01 and 12 in Gilchrist County.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report.
Publish October 18, 2018b.