<br />ROS ,UXT�OBER 77th 1932
<br />The. Board of County Commissioners in and for Indian River CoUntyj Florida, met at
<br />the Court House in Vero Beach, at 2s00 o'clock P.Y.Monday, October 17th 19321, with the
<br />following members of the Board present: Albert 0. Helseth, Chairman; J.D.Yongue; J.W.
<br />truce; J.J.P.HAmilton and Eli C. Walker. Also present were Riles Warren, Clerk and
<br />Clark S. Rice, Sheriff.
<br />It was -ordered that Tax Salm Certificate #626 was of July 4th 1927, be sold for
<br />the sum of $51.52 including costs and fees.
<br />Gus A _Tomlinson, Attorney, appeared before the Board and submitted an offer to pay
<br />the am of $6,000.00 face value of at. Lucie County, Florida, bonds and the balance in
<br />sash in full settlement of claims against the bond of G.R.Olmstead, as Taxc Collector,
<br />for alleged shortage of $159847.59 as appears from the report of the State .Auditor.
<br />This Board having instructed their attorney to make formal demand on G,R.Olmstead
<br />and his surety for the alleged shortage, as shown by State Auditor's report, it was
<br />moved by Commissioner LaBruoe, that this proposition be accepted as made by Rr.Tomlinson,
<br />and reoeipt_be given G.R.Olmstead and his bondsmen for $60000.00 St.Lucie County,Florida,
<br />and $9,847.59 in
<br />cash being
<br />settlement of
<br />unaccounted for as shown by
<br />Auditor's report
<br />of October
<br />2nd 1932 (or
<br />the date
<br />Olmstead retired from the office
<br />of Tax Collector). Which motion was seconded by Commissioner Walker, and upon being put
<br />to a vote the same stood: Yea Commissioners LeBrooe and Walker. Nays: Commissioners
<br />Yongue.and In Helseth. Commissioner Hamilton not voting.
<br />The Attorney of this Board advised that the bonds, it accepted, could be accepted
<br />from Olmstead individually, and such bonds could be used to pay St. Lucie Cou.nty,Plorida,
<br />and other obligations at par.
<br />The Board then adjourned until Wednesday, October --14th 1932
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<br />92NE1DAY. 9 OCTOBER 19th _ 19.32..
<br />The Board of County Commissioners in and for Indian River County, Florida, met at
<br />Court.House in Fero Beaoh, at
<br />10:00 o'clock A.R.
<br />19th 1932, with
<br />following members of the Board
<br />presents Albert 0.
<br />J.W.La$race J.J.P.Ramilton and Eli C.Walker. Also present was Riles Marren, Clerk.
<br />The question of a motion offered by Commissioner LaBrace, and which was not carried,
<br />for the reason the vote was a tie, on Monday October 17th 1932 again came before the
<br />Board, and Commissioner LeBrace moved the adoption of said motion, which was seconded bat
<br />Commissioner Walker and upon being put to a vote, said vote stood: Yea: Commissioners
<br />aBruce; Walker and Hamilton. Bays: Commissioners Yongue and Helseth. So the motion
<br />was declared adopted.
<br />Commissioner Yongue then offered the following resolution:
<br />WHZREAS, former Ta c Colleeter,, G.R.Olmstead, is short -in --his accounts to the extent
<br />of $43,876.679 as follows:
<br />ProZen in. Fanners Bank Jan..+32-..,.........$27,8 6.69
<br />January 111, 1932 .......................5,988.47
<br />September 7th 1932... ........;...........-. 71,380.99
<br />October 2nd 1932..*..** 2,662.02
<br />AND WHERfflkiS this Board has been offered $69000.00 in bonds of St Lucie County at
<br />par, which bonds it appears are actually worth about $3,300.00;
<br />THEREPOIN, BE IT BRSOLVED: That this Board will accept said bonds for credit on
<br />said shortage and for credit on the $209000.00 liability of the Columbia Casualty Co.,