<br />1362 Other Expense
<br />$ 715.81 $715.81
<br />The several bills and accounts against the County, having been audited, were
<br />examined and found correct, were approved and warrants issued in settlement of same. Such
<br />Bills and Accounts being on file in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, the warrants;j
<br />so issued from the respective funds being listed in the Supplemental Minute Book, as provided
<br />by the rules of the State Auditor, reference to such record and the list so recorded being
<br />made a part of these minutes.
<br />The County Depository filed its monthly statement, showing receipts and disburse-
<br />ments of the various funds, which have been audited, were found to be correct.
<br />There being no further business, on motion made, seconded and carried, the Board
<br />then adjourned.
<br />CHA I RLV1AJN j
<br />(,/CLERK /
<br />FRIDAY JULY 17.-1953 - - - - - - -
<br />The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County met at the Court House in
<br />Special meeting at 9:00 o•.clock A. M., Friday, July 17, 1953, with the following members pre-
<br />sent: Commissioners W. C. Graves, Jr., Aubrey L. Waddell, H. C. Watts, J. J. P. Hamilton, andr
<br />Allison Warren. Also pre.sent were Sherman N. Smith, Jr., Attorney, E. E. Carter, Road and
<br />Bridge Superintendent, and Douglas Baker, Clerk.
<br />Chairman Graves announced thi=sweeting was called for the purpose of tentatively .
<br />adopting the 1953-1954'budget and such other business as jnfght be properly brought before the
<br />Board. After due consideration and careful deliberation in all budget matters including re-
<br />quest for extra and additional appropriations the Board decided to levy one half NO mill for
<br />county health unit, the same as last year, and also appropriate $1,200.00 for child welfare,
<br />the same as last year.
<br />Douglas Baker, Clerk, was instructed to write Mr. Paul Robertson representing the
<br />Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Ladies Activities Committee who had requested a home demonstration!;
<br />agent for Indian River County and advise that the Board decided that they could not provide
<br />the home demonstration agent, together with a clerk, without an increase,in the tax levy in
<br />the 1953-1954 budget and had decided it would be best to wait awhile longer, but in the mean-
<br />time would try and make plans for a home demonstration agent within the not.too distant futureE
<br />and at such time as it could be worked in without an increase in taxes.
<br />Attorney Smith advised the Board that he was informed by the proper authorities of
<br />the Navy Department that the Roseland airport was essential for the United States of America,
<br />`therefore could not be obtained and was not available as a site on which to build the Mental
<br />Hospital for South Florida whereupon it was.moved by Commissioner Waddell, seconded by Com-
<br />missioner Warren and carried that a resolution be properly prepared by Attorney Smith endorsing
<br />Okeechobee County as a desirable location for a State Mental Hospital.
<br />Notary Public Bond for Frank Jordan in the sum of $500.00 with American Surety
<br />Company of New York as surety was approved.
<br />t1 Upon Motion of Commissioner Watts, seconded by Commissioner Hamilton and unanimously;
<br />carried, the 'Board accepted the offer of-�as�--AT t�-.1 ,�••�; :� Aubrey M. Claggett, mort-+
<br />gage holder, to pay to said Mortgage holder for the benefit of said owner the sum of $1,000.00
<br />for conveyance of the right of way d8scribed in State Road Department Deed #226, Section 88,01
<br />(691) State Road 5 Indian River County, Florida, and the warrant was ordered issued to Aubrey