RM3 AUGUST 16s 1949._
<br />The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County. met at the Court House in
<br />�. Vero Beach, Florida, at 11300 A. M., Tuesday, August 169 1949, in special meeting with the
<br />following members presents Tom N. Stewart, Aubrey L. Waddell,/H. C. Watts. Absents Chairman
<br />W. C. Graves, Jr. Also present were E. E. Carter, Road and Bridge Superintendent,and Charles
<br />A, Mitchell, Attorney; and Douglas Baker, Clerk.
<br />In the absence of Chairman Graves, Commissioner Tom N. Stewart was selected to serve
<br />as Chairman Pro -tem.
<br />Douglas Baker, Clerk, announced this meeting was called 13p*he purpose of adopting
<br />Resolution and signing Agreement with State Road Department with regard to right-of-way and
<br />easements for State Road No. 5, and such other business ad might be properly brought before
<br />the Board.
<br />COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' RESOLUTION
<br />On motion of Commissioner Waddell, seconded by Commissioner Watts, the following
<br />resolution was adopted:
<br />WHEREAS, the State Road Department of Florida has authorized and requested Indian
<br />River County to furnish the necessary rights of way and easements for that portion of Section.
<br />8801, State Road No. 59 extending from St. Lucie County Line northerly 0.6 miles, which has
<br />been surveyed and located by the State Road Depattment as shown by map on file in the office
<br />of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of said County, and in the office of the said Department
<br />at Tallahassee, and
<br />WHEREAS, the said Department will not begin construction of said portion of said
<br />Section in said County until title to all land necessary for said portion of said Section has
<br />been conveyed to or vested in said State by said County, and said lands physically cleared
<br />of all occupants, tenants, buildings and/or other structures situate upon or encroaching with�-
<br />in the limits of the lands required for said portion of said Section; now, therefore, be it
<br />RESOLVED, that said County, through its Board of County Commissioners, comply with
<br />the request of said Department and procure, convey or vest in said State the free, clear and
<br />unencumbered title to all lands necessary for said portion of said Section, and deliver to
<br />the State Road Department said lands physically clear of all occupants, tenants, buildings
<br />and/or other structures situate upon or encroaching within the limits of lands required for
<br />said portion of said Section, and that the Chairman and the Clerk of this Board be and they
<br />are hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver on behalf of said County to said
<br />Department, the contract in the form hereto attached; and be it further
<br />RESOLVED, that the Attorney for this Board b69 and he is hereby authorized and di«-
<br />rected to proceed to take the necessary steps for the County to acquire in the name of said
<br />County by donation, purchase or condemnation said rights of way and easements for said portion
<br />of said Section, and to prepare in the name of said County by its County Commissioners all
<br />condemnation papers, affidavits and pleadings, and prosecute all condemnation proceedings to
<br />judgment; and said Attorney is further authorized to have prepared at said County's expense'
<br />and furnish to the Department, the abstract search provided for in said contract.
<br />IGHT OF WAY CONTRACT
<br />THIS AGENT made and entered tnto this 16th day of August, A. D. 19499 by and
<br />between the STATE ROAD DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA, a body corporate under the laws of the State of
<br />Florida, hereinafter called the "Department", and the COUNTY OF INDIAN RIVER, FLORIDA, a
<br />political subdivision of the State of Florida, hereinafter called the "County", witnesses,