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:7 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />TUESDAY, MAY 3rd 1932. <br />The Board of County Commissioners in and for Indian River County, Florida, met at <br />the Court <br />House in Vero Beach, <br />at 10:00 <br />o'clock A.M.Tuesday, May 3rd <br />1932, with <br />the <br />following <br />members of the Board <br />present: <br />Albert 0. Helseth, Chairman; <br />J.D.Yongue; <br />J.W. <br />LaBruce; J.J.P.Hamilton and Eli C. Walker. also present were Miles Warren, Clerk and <br />C. S. Rice, ;Sheriff. <br />The minutes of the previous meeting were ready. and approved. <br />Commissioner I;aBruce introduced the following resolution, which was seconded by <br />Commissioner Yongue: <br />R E S O L U T 1 O N <br />WHEREAS, it has been made to appear to the Indian River County Board of County <br />Commissioners that it is the desire of marry of the sports fishermen of this County, and <br />particularly the members of the Indian River County Game and Fish Protective League, <br />that the predatory fish be removed from hake Blue Cypress, otherwise Isnown as Lake <br />Wilmington, in order to protect and increase the supply of black bass, and <br />WHEREAS, the Fish. and Game Department of Florida also desires to remove these <br />predatory fish and will do so without cost to Indian River County or its citizens. <br />THEREFORE, BE IT RES01VED by the Board of County Commissioners that the State Fish <br />I <br />and Game Department be requested to remove said predatory fish from Lake Blue Cypress, <br />without cost to Indian River County, Florida. <br />Those voting for the resolution being Commissioners LaBruee; Yongue and Helseth. <br />opposed. Commissioners Hamilton and Walker. <br />Application of Mrs Bertis Nelson, widow with 6 dependents, for Mothers' Pension <br />was received. After consideration it vas ordered she be placed on such list to receive <br />$20.00 per month until further orders of the Board. <br />The Clerk announced he had received from the State Comptroller Certificate #166, <br />dated March 24th 19329 showing Barnett National Bank, Cocoa, Florida, the designated <br />depository and had lodged with him $109000.00 Government bonds as security,all of which <br />was in conformity with the order of this Board heretofore made designating such Bank <br />as the County Depository and stipulating the amount and kind of :securities for proper <br />qualif ication. <br />The following resolution was introduced by Commissioner.LaBrucei <br />WHEREAS, the Trans -Florida Central Railro€id Company, operating between Sebastian <br />and Fellsmere, Florida, have 16.04 miles of such railroad and has been returning the <br />same for taxation yearly, and <br />WMREA'S a total of 5.36 miles of said railroad has not been used by said Company <br />for the past several years, although said Company has regularly returned the same and <br />such iiileage <br />has <br />been assessed for taxing <br />purposes, and <br />WHEREAS <br />the <br />records of said Railroad <br />Company show the taxes on said property to be <br />nearly as much as the gross income of said railroad Company, and, <br />WHEREAS the Railroad Assessment Board of the State of Florida has agreed that there <br />is an error in the assessment of said property, in that the 5.36 miles of track should <br />not be carried as revenue producing property when no operation is carried on over <br />said track, and, <br />WHEREA'S the 1930 State and County taxes on said properties amounts to $3,503.15, <br />of which amount the sum of $1,200.00 has been paid by said Company; <br />THEREFORE, BE IT RE aOLVED , by the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River <br />County, Florida, that the sum of x$19000.00 be accepted in full payment of the balance <br />on the 1930 taxes, conditioned only upon the approval of same by the Railroad <br />