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AGREEMENT FOR IMPROVEMENT AND MAINTENANCE <br /> OF JOE EARMAN ISLAND <br /> THIS AGREEMENT is entered into this 2nd day of May, 2017, by and between Indian <br /> River County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, 1801 27`h Street, Vero Beach, FL <br /> 32960 ("County") and Coastal Conservation Association, Inc., a not for profit corporation <br /> registered to do business in the State of Florida, 4061 Forrestal Avenue, Suite 8, Orlando, FL <br /> 32806 ("Association"). <br /> WHEREAS, Joe Earman Island is a spoil island in the Indian River Lagoon, the <br /> northernmost of what are known as the outer Lost Tree Islands, located about 1 mile north of the <br /> Merill Barber Bridge, jointly owned by the County, the City of Vero Beach and the Town of <br /> Indian River Shores; and <br /> WHEREAS, the island is named after Joe Earman, Sr., a long time Vero Beach resident <br /> who was active in the community for over 60 years; and; <br /> WHEREAS, Earman Island is improved with a boat dock, paths and two picnic <br /> pavilions. The island is accessible only by boat and vegetation consists mostly of mangroves and <br /> Australian Pine trees; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Coastal Conservation Association is a not for profit corporation that has <br /> local chapters throughout the United States and Florida, including a Treasure Coast Chapter; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Association has offered to enter into an arrangement with the County in <br /> which the Association will provide volunteer services to clean-up and maintain Earman Island, <br /> as set forth more fully herein; and <br /> WHEREAS, the County desires to accept the Association's offer, recognizing that the <br /> arrangement will result in a public — private cooperative effort which will benefit, and provide <br /> increased recreational opportunities for,the residents of and visitors to Indian River County. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency <br /> of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows: <br /> 1. RECITALS. The above recitals are true and correct, and are incorporated herein. <br /> 2. ASSOCIATION SERVICES. The Association shall provide volunteer services, <br /> from time to time, but no less than once every three months, to (a) remove trash, brush and small <br /> tree debris from the useable areas of Earman Island, and generally maintain such areas in a neat <br /> and clean condition, and (b) perform other mutually agreeable services for the betterment of <br /> Earman Island. The Association shall maintain a log of such services, including the identity of <br /> each volunteer, a description of the services performed, and date and time that such services <br /> F Uttomey%BillEmronmental LandsUJm Earmaahland Agreement-th CCA.doe Page I of <br />