<br />TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 1. 1953
<br />The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, met at the
<br />Court House in regular meeting at 9:00 o'clock A. M., Tuesday, September 1, 1953, with the
<br />following members present! Commissioners W. C. Craves, Jr., Aubrey L. Waddell, J. J. P.
<br />Hamilton, and Allison Warren. Absent was H. C. Watts. Also present were E. E. Carter, Road
<br />& Bridge Superintendent, Sherman N. Smith, Jr., :attorney, L. B. O'Steen, Sheriff and Douglas
<br />Baker, Clerk.
<br />Minutes of July 24th special meeting were read and the same approved upon
<br />Motion of Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner Waddell and carried.
<br />Minutes of the regular meeting of August 4th were read and corrected and approved
<br />on Motion of Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner Warren and carried.
<br />Minutes of the regular adjourned meeting of August 12th were read and the same
<br />approved upon Motion of Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner Warren and carried.
<br />Commissioner Waddell speaking for the lawn committee recommended that the
<br />Board continue with Glenn C Mike's Landscaping Company for the care of the Couthouse lawn
<br />and shrubbery. It was so moved by Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner Waddell and
<br />Mr. Peebles, District Forester from Lakeland, appeared before the Board and
<br />presented Mr. Levine the new County Ranger. Mr. Peebles also submitted the annual report
<br />covering the past years' activities to<jether with a financial report.
<br />Sherman N. Smith, Jr., Attorney, was instructed -to file suit against Virgil
<br />Smoak to vacate the Porhorsky dwelling.
<br />The Board agreed upon a proposed new lease on the Winter Beach Bridgehead pro-
<br />perty with Mr. N. V. Eve and public notice relating„+ to same was authorized to be published
<br />as provided by law.
<br />On Motion of Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner warren and carried,
<br />tentative approval was Civen to Hillcrest memorial Cemetery Plat, Replat of Porpoise Point
<br />Plat, and another plat of land described as 'N 750 ft. of the.E 20 A of Tract 16, Section 15,
<br />Tnp 33, R.ge 391.
<br />Sherman N. Smith, Jr., attorney received the opinion of the Attorney General
<br />on the County Judge's fees which was ordered filed and shown in the minutes of the Board
<br />which stated "Until such time as a -Court should determine to the contrary, I believe it
<br />necessary for the Board of County Commissioners to budget the same estimatekto pa -y said fees."
<br />subject to arrangements made with 4,udge Cobb .
<br />It was ordered that copies of the proposed resolution of the County on the new
<br />platting law as discussed, be prepared giving copies to those who are in the business of
<br />platting and subdividing lands with the request that they attend a special meeting of the
<br />Board to be held September 25th and to express their views to the Board at that time.
<br />Notary Public Bond in the sum of $500.00 for M. Jayne mills with St. Paul
<br />Mercury Indemnity Company as surety was approved August 26th by Douglas Baker, Clerk as pro-
<br />vided by law.
<br />Wars. Anne Christensen, County Welfare Case Worker appeared before the Board
<br />and made a report of her activities for the Month of August and said report was ordered
<br />On Motion of Commissioner Hamilton, seconded by Commissioner Waddell and
<br />carried, Sherman N. Smith, Jr., Attorney was instructed to prepare resolution relating to men
<br />who would"not support their families, and copies sent to the County, Judge, Sheriff, Prosecuting