<br />TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4. 1951
<br />The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County met at the Court House
<br />in regular meeting at 10:00 o'clock A. M., Tuesday, December 4, 1951 with the following members
<br />present: Tom N. Stewart, Chairman; W. C. Graves, Jr., H. C. Watts, J. J. P. Hamilton and Aubrey
<br />L. Waddell. Also present were L. B. O'Steen, Sheriff; E. E. Carter, Road and Bridge Superinten-
<br />dent; Sherman N. Smith, Jr., Attorney; and Douglas Baker, Clerk.
<br />The minutes of the previous meeting were read and upon motion of Commissioner
<br />Graves, seconded by Commissioner Waddell and carried, the same were approved.
<br />Pursuant to request of Mr. and Mrs..B. L. Whittier, at the November meeting of
<br />the Board, to open the Blue Cypress Road going north from State Road #30 through the property
<br />of W. H. Surrency leading to land owned by them and described as Section 36, Township 3:1 South,
<br />Range 35 East, were present at the meeting of the Board; also present were Mr. W. H. Surrency
<br />and Mr. Preston. After further consideration and discussion of the matter, a Committee, con-
<br />sisting of Commissioner Waddell; E. E. Carter, Road and Bridge Superintendent; and Sherman N.
<br />Smith, Jr., Attorney, was appointed and instructed to investigate the matter and bring in a
<br />recommendation to be acted upon at the next regular meeting of the Board.
<br />Mrs. Anne Christensen, County Welfare Case Worker, was present and made a report
<br />as to her activities for the month of November, 1951.
<br />It was ordered the sun of $4.00 be paid each month for Janitor services at the
<br />Red Cross Office which is being partially used by Mrs. Christensen in her work for the County.
<br />The Board deferred action on an application to carry fire arms by Melvin Koerner,
<br />who is the Manager of the Shell Service Station, Vero Beach, Florida.
<br />The following was appointed Deputy Sheriff by L. B. O'Steen, Sheriff, and Douglas
<br />Baker, Clerk, announced said appointment had been filed with him:
<br />Name Precinct No. Address
<br />James A. King 3 Vero Beach, Florida
<br />Deputy Sheriff's bond for James A. King in the sum of $1,000.00 with Fidelty and
<br />Guaranty Company, as surety, was approved.
<br />Notary Public Bond for Virginia Nye in the sum of $500.00 with American Surety
<br />Company, as surety, was approved by Douglas Baker, Clerk Circuit Court, as provided by law.
<br />M. A. Boudet, County Agent, submitted a narrative report and compiled annual re-`
<br />port of County Extension Worker from December 1, 1950 to November 30, 1951, and said report was
<br />ordered filed with the Clerk.
<br />Verdict of Coroner's Jury in the matter of the inquest on the body of Ann Miller
<br />was received and ordered filed with the Clerk.
<br />A letter with Resolution attached in reference to a site on the Island to be re-
<br />served for public schools and other possible public uses was received from 1"lr. E. G. Thatcher,
<br />Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, and a Resolution was received from the Indian
<br />River Farms Drainage District requesting the Board to examine future plats as to adequate pro-
<br />visions before same were approved to be filed. Both of the foregoing requests were received with
<br />favorable comments by the Board and ordered filed with the Clerk for future reference and action
<br />as to these matters.
<br />"TURNPIKE" Resoltuions were received from the State Association of County Com-
<br />missioners and from Marshall 0. Mitchell, President of the Chamber of Commerce, and ordered •
<br />filed with the Clerk.
<br />The Board appointed Commissioners Graves and Stewart as the Road Right-ofrWay